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 DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  xtnz  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR  KELSON: THURSDAY MORNING  MAY 31  J900.  PRICE EIYE  GENTS  PRETORIA NOW ABANDONED  Boers Scattered.  London, May 31..���-3 a.m.���Yes:  torday at noon the British were  only about two hours' inarch from  Fretoria and the Boer military  forces had abandonedthe city. This  intelligence comes from the Renter  Hgeney at the Transvaal capital  and from the earl of Rosslyn in a  press dispatch. Tiie two messages  1 :l't about the same time. At 2  o'clock this morning the war oflice  had received no news from lord  Roberts which the officials would  make public but it is assumed that  'the press advices are correct. Most  of the Loudon morning papers,  /through the courtesy of the Daily  Mail, print lord Rosslyn's dispatch  and comment upon it treating the  Avar as ended. Some of the more  cautious critics think that guerrilla  warfare is likely to be carried on  for some time in various parts of the  conquered country. Although the  Boer forces are dissolving, lord  rioberts apparently has not yet  taken any considerable quantities  of artillery, arms or stores. Large  bodies of Boers must still be .some-"  where in the field.  ���Watervalhoven or Wafcerfall-  hoven is-130 miles due east of Pretoria on the Delagoa Bay railway.  J fc.-should not be confused with  Waterval, ten miles north, of .Pretoria, where the British 'prisoners  are. Watervalhoven is a small  place in a mountainous country.  The seat of the Boer government,  ���������'what there is left of it, will probably be Lydenburg.to the north. A  dispatch from Lorenzo . Marquez,  ���"������'���dated-Wednesday, says:  "Commandant Kraus chas surrendered Johannesburg to lord  Roberts. By tonight's traiu from  Pretoria, arrived a few Greeks Avho  ^iiythey were told to leave Pretoria on Tuesday. They affirm that  the traiu in which they left was  hliellSU tiy the British and half of  (.he train was cut off. The remainder steamed away. This'incident probably occurred afc Elauds-  i.mteiu^ Junction. Passengers from  IVotoria assert that the town is  utterly demoralized. There is a  mad rush for the coast. Five  1 r.iiu loads of fugitives arc expected  here tonight."'  The Times says this morning:  '���The war is practically over. By  this time the British flag is flying  in Pretoria. Mr. Kruger luis Hod  and ere this is half way fco Delagoa  Bsiy. Mr. Hay, sou of Ghe United  ���Scatcfa secretary of state, who holds  tha office of American consul at  I Vetoria. and who in that capacity  took charge of our interests,-  thoughtfully insisted on a special  stop for safeguarding the large  n unber of British prisoners."  section of the committee was averse  to accepting it, but'the point,When  put to a division was carried in  favor of the acceptance, although  only by a single vote: "It is difficult to appreciate the attitude  taken by the dissentients," says the  Daily Express, "but the satisfaction will be general that the duke  has seen lit to terminate his connection with a Londou club of this  high character, in which he could  no longer be persona grata, and  that the extreme measure of expulsion so likely to cause continental complications has been  avoided." -   PRETORIA AWAITS CAPTURE  ,."       No Eesistance.  London, May 31���2 a. m.���The  Daily Mail publishes the following  dispatch from the earl of Rosslyn,  who was a prisoner at Pretoria, and  who, as a civilian, appears to have  been, released:  "Pretoria, Wednesday, May 30,  ���11:40 a. m.���Pretoria will be occupied in about two hours, without  resistance. The president has gone  to Watervallboven. The burgomaster, De Sousa, is authorized to  receive the British. He, with an  influential committee of -citizens,:  including chief justice Gregorowskii  has been appointed to preserve life  and property during the interregnum. Everything: is quiet, but  crowds are waiting expectantly in  the church square for the arrival of,  the British.  "Fearing a possible disturbance  and bloodshed among the prisoners  of war at Wafcervall, United States  consul Hay and Mr. Leightwood insisted upon twenty officers being  liberated on parole to go to the  meu. Their action cannot be too  highly praised. I was permitted to  accompany the officers. Everything was quiet."  DECISIONS OF FULL COURT  All Appeals Allowed.  Three more appeals of Nelson  cases were decided by the supreme  court yesterday, and in each case  Mr. justice Martin's judgment was  reversed. S. S. Taylor, Q.C., represented tho appellants in each case.  Criitchfield v. Harbottle, was a  case in which.the defendant bought  a mineral claim from a third party,  aud, before he registered his bill of  sale, the vendor's free miner's  license ran out. Criitchfield re-  staked the claim, and brought  action to clear his title, and the full  court upheld his claim. "Mr, Duff  appeared for the respondent.  The next case was Oppenheimer vs  Brackman & Ker, in which the  plaintiff sued for $1400 for hay delivered. The defendants paid the  money into court and had a big  counter claim for damages for  breach of contract, losing here but  winning on appeal yesterday.  Charles Wilson, Q. C, and R. S.  Lennie appeared for the respondents.  The full court also quashed Ker's  appeal in the case of Ker vs. Oddfellows, in which the plaintiff  claimed for payment above the contract price for erecting the Oddfellows' block on the ground that  his work was - delayed by the defendant owners until winter set  in, thus making the work more expensive than if it had been done in  summer as agreed upou. Ker was  granted $1900 damages. Charles  Wilson, Q. C, and R. S. Lennie appeared for the respondents.  bable engagement. "A battery was  sent to the frontier. �� The ^Lorenzo  Marquez correspondent of the  Times says: "It" Would not be surprising if a large proportion of the  rebel Dutch sought temporary refuge on Portuguese territory. Although the authorities here are reticent, they are not Wind to such a  possibility. It is reported that a  special train from Pretoria with  fugitives was derailed on the  Transvaal side of Komatipoort, a  number of passengers being killed  or injured. TheBritish authorities  at Buluwayo think the Boei's will  retire into southern Rhodesia.  PRINCE WINS DERBY AGAIN  UTRECHT HAS BEEN TAKEN  Buller in Transvaal.  London*, May 30.���The following  -dispatch-has-been received- at~thc  war office from general Buller :  "Newcastle, May 30.���The enemy,  having formed a laager east of  i own afc Dornberg, pressed my right  rear anubyiugly. On May 27th,  I directed a force under ftild-  yard by WooLsdriffc and Utrecht,  and another under Lyfctlofcon by  Si-hangadrift, ou Dornbery. These  movements havo caused the enemy  afc Dornberg to retire north. Hild-  yard is at Utrecht and the town  lias surrendered. Clery is bombarding Laing's Nek.'  "The enemy are nmch disheartened aud, wore they nofc in such  very strong positions, 1 doubt if  they would show fight.  "The raihvay was' open to Xewcastle on May 28fch."  Cholera at Bombay.      ;  London, May 31.���TJie Daily Express has the following from Bombay dated yesterday: "An unpre-  cedently severe epidemic of cholera  has broken oufc in the northern districts of Bombay province,1 especially in the famine camps. The  deaths have increased 40 per cent in  three days. In the Karia district  there have been 1330 deaths in  seven days. The government has  made a special grant of-��1000 to  cremate the dead immediately. In  Balapiu* State" on the fiist day  there was one death, on the  second there-was eighty-four and  on the third upwards of 400.  It is thought infection was due to  the fact fchat the first death was  near the only available water sup-  i>Iy. The germs were thus carried  all over the camp.  Eejoicing in Ottawa.  Ottawa, May 30.���[Special fco  The Tribune.]���There was general  i cjoieiug in fche cifcy tonight over  the news of the surrender of Pretoria. The jubilation reached the  house of commons. At midnight  tho fire alarm bell rang forever five  minutes and wakened up the Avhole  cifcy. Afc first ifc was feared there  was another fire, bufc soon the news  .spreid and fche excitement was intense.          Ecsignation Was Accepted.  Xiow Yon if, May 30.���The question of tlio Due d'Orieans' membership of the Sfc. James Club has been  Mjfctlcd. The Due, with some show  of feeling, sent in his resignation a  jew days back.   Strange to say, a  Insurgent Successes.  M vnila, May 31.���5:30 a.m.���On  Tuesday night the insurgents  rushed San Miguel, province of  Bulacan, Luzon, garrisoned by three  companies of _the _35th volunteer-  infantry. They Swept through the  surprised town, shooting right and  left, killing five Americans and  wounding seven. Captain Charles  13. Roberts and two privates are  missing. No Filipino dead were  discovered. While a band under  escort of troops of the 40th infantry was moving from Hang to  Silang it was attacked by Ladrones,  three of the party being killed,  How Kruger Explains Things.  Pkktohia, May 21).���An official  war bulletin just published is as  follows: "On Sunday a light occurred close, to Vanwycksru&fc. The  British attacked Witwatersrand  yesterday and were in contact with  the federals afc Catsrand, but they  weie beaten with .good results by  tho federals until commandant  Louis Botha, Tho federals were  heavily bombarded all day long,  bub kept their positions. - The British loss is reported to be considerable. The British are near Utrecht  and they are also marching on  Laing's Nek."  Britain's JJaval Power.  London, May 30.���The Naval Annua], published at Portsmouth, in  comparing the navies of the woild,  estimates that at the close of the  year the strength in complete battleships will probably be Great  Britain 47, Prance 34, and Prussia  17, but ic is added that Great  Britain's preponderance in modern  powerful vessels will probably make  her navy more than equal to the  combined French and German  navies.  Ties the Eecord.  London, May 30.���After a couple  of preliminary races, the second of  which was .won by Doris, with  Sloan up, the way was cleared r for  the Derby. There were fourteen  sta rters. The -. bebfcing - previous" to  the start .was Diamond Jubilee 0 to  4, Simon Dale 100 to 6, and Disguise  II. 8 to 1 against. Chevening made  most of the running to the straight,  where Disguise drew to the front,  but gave way to Diamond Jubilee  who, stalling off the challenge of  Simon Dale, won by half a length  amidst cheers. A length separated  second and third horses. Bona  Rosa was fourth.  The present generation will never  forget the scene when the prince of  Wales' Persimmon captured the  blue ribbon of the turf, bufc today's  demonstration when Persimmon's  own brother' gave the prince of  Wales a second Derby was almost  its equal. 'For a moment, within  fifty .yards of the post, Simon  Dale's wonderful stride seemed fco  threaten the favorite's chances.  His head reached Diamond Jubilee's  girth, but the latter's splendid form  enabled Jum-to maintain- a-short  half length lead until in the midst  of mighty cheers he passed the post  a winner.  The crowd then went wild wifch  cheering. Hats, flags, sticks, etc.  flew in the air as the princess of  Wales stood up in the Royal box  smiling her acknowledgement, of  the applause, while the prince of  Wales and lord William Beresford  pressed forward to lead the winner  to the enclosure. Then the little  jockey Jones was taken to the  ���Royal box and, amid renewed cheers  from the crowd, received the personal congratulations from the  princess.  Diamond Jubilee's time was 2:42.  This equals Persimmon's time,  which is the record for the Derby.  The prince of Wales this evening  gave the customary dinner party to  members of the Jockey Club. His  guests included the duke of Con-  naught, the duke of York, the duke  of Cambridge, prince Christian, the  duke of Devonshire, the duke of  Portland and earl Cadogan.  The three first horses were bred  as follows: Diamond Jubilee, by Sfc.  Simon oufc of Perdita II.: Simon  Dale, by St. Simon out of fsmay;  Disguise IL, by Domino out of  Bonnie Gal.  BOXER  RISING  SPREADING  Many Fresh Atrocities.-  Pekin, May 29.���From all parts  of the surrounding country news is  constantly arriving of fresh atrocities committed by the Boxers. Three  Christian families were massacred  at Than Tai Yieng, sixty miles  from Pekin on May '21st, and only  two escaped.  A representative of the Associated  Press visited Fang Tai this morning  and found the place' occupied by a  battalion of troops. The whole railroad station, shops and locomotive  sheds were gutted and-much rolling  stock was destroyed; including the  imperial palace car. Large godowns  (Chinese warehouses) , full of valuable merchandise were burned after  having been looted by rioters. The  damage done is estimated at half a  million taels. The' neighboring  villages seem to have joined in the  attack, showing. that the rising  against the government is not confined to the Boxers.. Eight rioters  who were captured,will be decapitated.  Riding through the south gate of  Pekin, the correspondent found the  road inside the walls lined wifch  troops, who greeted the traveller  and his party to a fusilade of  stones. d  The, whole country is Seething  with excitement and it Is" hard "to  foretell the course of events.  Shanghai, May 30.���Tho British  warships Orlando and Algeriue arc  lauding 100 men at Taku, where  the French, Russian and Japanese  guards havo already disembarked.  The Boxers are apparently without arms except those they have  obtained from the soldiers, many  of whom are openly joining the  rebels.  FIRST SYNOD OF DIOCESE  Yesterday's Proceedings.  The opening session of the synod  of the New Anglican   Diocese of  Kootenay at Sfc. Saviour's church  yesterday was marked by a great  deal   of  interest ami  enthusiasm.  The attendance of delegates, both,  clerical and lay, was much better  than expected and served to give a  greater /.est to the proceedings.  At  0:15 Holy Communion was administered in the church with his lordship bishop Dart of New Westminster as  celebrant, and Rev.  C. F.  Yates,  New   Deliver, Rev. W. A.  Bobbins,    Greenwood,   and -E.   P.  Flewelyii, Kamloops, as assistants.  Then followed a short opening service, under the   direction   of  the  bishop.    An adjournment was' then  made to the schoolroom where fche  opening proceedings of- the synod  began at 10 o'clock.   Bishop Dart  occupied the chair, "and Rev. II. S.  Akehurst acted as secretary.  A roll call of the clergy of the  new diocese of Kootenay was made  and the list of places entitled to  lay delegates read. Rev. Mr.  Yates and C. B. Paget were appointed a committee on lay credentials, and upou their reporting  the; roll of delegates was called.  Those iii attendance were:  Clergy���Bishop Dart, New, Westminster; H. S. Akehurst, Nelson;  H.Bee, Kaslo; W. Clarke, Trail; E.  P. Flewellyn, Kamloops; T. Green,  Kelowna; W. H. Hedley, Fernie;  G. W. Hedley, Rossland; T. H.  Lambert, Vernon; C. A. Mount,  Enderby; E. C. Paget, Revelstoke;  C. A. Procunier, Fort Steele; W. A.  Robins, Greenwood; S. R. Rhodes,  Ymir; C. F. Yates, New Denver.  Lay delegates���F. W. Jordan,  Nakusp; C. E. Smitheringale of  Slocan City, representing New  Denver; Dr. Bently, Slocan; E. A.  Crease, Fred Irvine, G. Johnstone,  Nelson; G. Parkinson, 0. Moore,  Kaslo; T. W. Coleman, Trail; T, W.  Shirley, A. H. Crichton, Kelowna;  T. Beck, Fernie; W .II. Bullock-  Webster,"J R.   R. l Hedley,     Fair-  Portugal Expects Trouble.  London, May 30.���-4 a. m.���The  Lorenzo Marque/, correspondents  think the border trouble between  the Transvaal and Portugal may  come to a head afc any moment.  Koraati bridge is strongly defended.  Yesterday fche Portuguese aufchori-  i ties were preparing to resist a pro-  BRITISH SETTLING TERMS  Johannesburg's Surrender.  Pretoria, May 30.���British officers are now afc Johannesburg dictating the terms of surrender. The  British advance guard is half way  between Johannesburg and Pretoria. It is reported that there is  a force also at ilatherly. All the  forces have been dismissed from tho  forts around Pretoria. President  Kruger ib now afc   Waterfallboveu.  Imperial Yeomanry Complimented,  London, May 30.���The war office  has communicated fco the organizers  of the Imperial Yeomanry the government's gratitude for the services  of "this- force of well equipped  fighting men, to whoso admirable  services in the field lord Roberts  has borne such high testimony."  The war office adds thac the time  has arrived when the committee of  the imperial Yeomanry can safely  be released from "its arduous duty  patriotically assumed at a time of  national emergency," and lord  Lansdowne expresses on behalf of  the government his sense of the  great debt thafc the state owes to  fche Yeomanry.  Pennsylvania Wins.  Philadelphia, May 30,���Pennsylvania won tho inter-collegiate  boat race between the second crews  of fchat university and Cornell and  Columbia by about six lengths,  Cornell was second, Pennsylvania  also won the inter-collegiate cricket  championship, defeating Hartford  by a score of 101 to 02.  New Minister of War.  Paris, May 30.���The premier, M.  Waldeck-Rousseau, conducted the  general Andre, fche new minister of  war, to the Eiypee Palace today to  present him to president Lout-t.  On leaving the palace general Andre  proceeded to the war office and took  charge of the affairs there.  viow; i.'. Morley, J. M. Lay,  T. J. Sims, Enderby; J. Stoddeu, A.  G. Gamble, Verdon; O. B. Paget,  Revelstoke;-It. - L. Galbraith, J. F.  Armstrong, Fort Steele; Dr. Schon,  Greenwood; J. F. Burue, E. Mallandaine. Ymir; Major W. H. Cooper,  Grand Forks; F. W, Peters, H. Rhd,  C. D. S. Christie, Golden.  The necessary quotum of clergy  and laity being found present,  bishop Dart declared the synod  propei ly constituted. Rev. H. S.  Akehurst was then appointed clerical secretary and Dr. Bently lay  secretary. Archdeacon Penfcreath  next road the basis of division of  tho diocese of New Westminster  as adopted at fche synod held in  Vancouver List year. ��� Ili�� lordship  stated that he had received from the  archbishop of Canterbury permission and sanction for the division  of the New Westminster dioee&e.  Upon permission of_the_archdeacon  "iUKTRevTMr. Beer, the resolution  embodying the terms of the division  was adopted and duly ratified.  Bishop Dart followed with a very  full and lengthy address upon' the  formation of fche new diocese, the  necessary government of same,  general advice and encouragement  to both clergy and laity, extension  of mission work iu the province,  education of Indians, Chinese and  Japanese, and tho need of every  carno.it endeavor being put forth to  raise the necessary fundi to carry  on fche general work of the dioce&e,  fii touching upon the Asiatic que*-,  tion, the speaker stated how needful ifc was to teach these people to  ho moral and cleanly. He gave an  illustration of their unsanitary  habit.i by the following illustration:  In a house clo^o to New Westminster were domiciled twenty-eight  Japs, where six Kuropenu would  havc been deemed crowded.  Such tilings did nofc tend to proper  sanitary arrangements, and he  wished to draw this fact fco the afc-  tion of people iu the west. His  lordship's address was thoroughly  practical and instructive and nmch  appreciated.  The secretary stated that Revs.  Messis. Steele of Grand Forks, and  Turner of Golden, had been taken  seriously ill and were unable to be  present. A telegram from Hon. T.  Mayne Daley, who was in Winnipeg, stating that he would be at  the synod today ancl wishing the  members every success. Various  notices of propo-ed motions were  given. A strong committee of  clergy and laity was appointed to  devise means  for  raising funds for  the establishment of the episcopate  Kootenay, they are to'report today.  Archdeacon   Pentreath   presented  statistics dealing wifch the work of  this diocese during the past year  showing that there were twenty-  two     churches,    almost    all    insured;   2842    baptised     members;  878 communicants; 130   baptisms;  53 confirmations, 48 marriages, 45  burials, 12 Sunday schools  and 414  scholars and 41 teachers.  The total  amount of money raised last year  for all purposes was $13,733.   From  the S. P. G. in England $2045 is received annually for the undivided  diocese and from the Colonial and  Continental Church Society $1200.  The B. A. C. of Rossland last year  granted $250, which went to Greenwood.   Other matters of minor detail followed, and then- the synod  adjourned    for   luncheon   to   the  Queen's Hotel, which was provided  by the ladies of the church.  It was  a sumptuous   affair   and a   great  success.     A   vote of   thanks   was  passed to the ladies for their kindness.  When  the   synod   assembled in  the afternoon the "archdeacon stated  that   a delegate, who wished his  name  kept   private,   had made a  donation   of    $500   towards   the  episcopate fund, spread over two  years, while   a   second gentleman  made a contingency grant of a similar  amount towards a bishop's palace  here.      The   election   of , officials  resulted   thus:    Treasurer,   J.   M.  Lay; auditor, J. J. Campbell; chancellor or legal adviser,, to be appointed by the bishop;   registrar,  E. A. Crease; executive committee,  clergy, Dr. Paget, bishop's nominee,  H. Beer, C. W. Hedley, C. F. Yates,  with archdeacon Pentreath and H.  S.   Akehurst. as  ex-oflieios;   laity,  George   Johnstone, bishop's   nominee, Hon. T. M. Daly, T. W. Sterling  and J. F. Armstrong.    Just at this  moment Wadds Bros, had the synod  assemble in front of the church for  a photograph.  At the instance of Dr. Paget a  resolution was passed congratulating the S.P. G. upon their bi-cen-  tenuary. ' Archdeacon Pentreath's  motion relating to the election of a  bishop for Kootenay. This was  considered' in committee of-, the  whole, and a few amendments made.  It was finally adopted by the synod  without a dissenting voice. A motion was passed authorizing the executive committee to have the proceedings and bishop's charge printed. ' Other miscellaneous details  were disposed of and the synod adjourned till this ' morning when the  constitution aud by-laws of the  new diocese will be dratted and  adopted.,  Afc 8 in the evening a .service was  held in the church, Dr. Paget of  Revelstoke, being tho preacher.  IT WAS FORMALLY ANNEXED  Scene in Bloemfontein.  Bloemkontein, May 28.���Amid  salutes and cheers and the singing  of "God Save the Queen," the military governor, major general George^  "Prefctyman, at noon formally proclaimed the annexation of the Free  State under the designation of the  Orange River colony.  The ceremony was somewhat imposing and the scene in the market  square inspiring. An immense concourse had gathered aud the town  was gay with bunting. The balconies and windows surrounding  the square were crowded with  ladies, among them lady Roberts  and fche Misses Roberts, the couufc-  ess of Airlie and ladies Homy Bentinek and Settrington.  Lusty cheers greeted the concluding words of the proclamation,  and these were renewed wifch ever-  increasing volume as lord Acheson  unfurled the royal standard and  tho band struck up God Save the  Queuu. All present joined in singing the national anthem,  Tiie ceremony concluded with  cheers for the queen, lord Roberts  and the army and av salute of 21  guns.    Motor Eace Accident.  Walth'a'm, Massachusetts., May  30.���During the twenty mile motor  pace race in the L. A. W. events  here the Sfcinson motor tandem,  ridden by Stafford & Myers of  Cambridge, ran into a post. Myers  is dead. Stafford is not expected  to live.    Berlin Rumored Unconfirmed.  London,May31. -11:15p.m.��� The  war office has just announced that  no news has reached here tending  to confirm a rumor said fco be current in Berlin that Johannesburg  has been blown up.  MONEY STARTS TO COME IN  Dominion Day Sports.  The committee in  charge of the0  Dominion Day celebration are nofc  letting the grass grow under their  feet, and tlieir efforts are already  meeting with great success.     A. H.  Buchanan and G. V. Holt were oufc  canvassing subscriptions yesterday  and by the evening, although the -  rounds were   not half  completed,  they had succeeded in getting $2000  promised,including the donation by  city council. An effort will be made  to see the rest of the business houses  today, and tomorrow general subscription lists will be opened, when  any contribution from 50 cents up  will be accepted.   Subscription lists  will be opened at each of the banks  and   in The   Tribune and Miner .  newspaper offices. Every one should   .  make   up his mind to contribute  what he can afford, and none need'  be ashamed because his donation  may be small.  The aquatic committee received  a telegram yesterday from G. F.  Gait of Winnipeg, saying the boat  club there would have no trouble in .  sending a four-oared crew. A. H.  Buchanan also heard from Vancouver, yesterday. The ' Vancouver,  club thinks it will be able to send a  crew, and has written Victoria  with the idea of their sending one  also. Mr. Buchanan acquainted"  the Vancouver club by wire last  night with the fact that the Win-  nipeggers will be here.  Another and a novel attraction is -  promised at this year's celebration,  namely "The relief of Bogustown."  The idea is  to  get the Kaslo, and  possibly   the    Rossland    company-  over  here.    There  would - then  be-  considerably over a hundied men  under arms, wifch two, if not three,  Maxims, and an exciting sham light  should be the result.    It will  be a\  chance for the local militia  officers  to display their genius for strategy  and   tactics,' and  for the men to  show their keenness and the efli-    *  ciency of their training.'  PROCLAMATION TO  BOERS  Neutrality of Non-Combatants.  1 Newcastle, May 30.���The following proclamation has beon issued  by the general in command:  "The troops of the queen are now  passing through the Transvaal. Her  majesty does nofc Avar on individuals, bufc, on the contrary, she is  anxious to spare them, so far as  possible, the horrors of war.  "The quarrel which' England has  is with the government,- and nofc  wifch the people of the Transvaal.  Provided they "remain neutral, no  attempt will bo made to interfere  wifch people living near ifche line of  march. Every, possible protection  will be given them. Any of their  property avhich ifc may be necessary-*-  to take will be paid for.  "But, on fche other hand, those  thus allowed fco remain near the  line of march must respect and  maintain neutrality, The residents  of any locality will be held responsible, in both their persons and  property, for any damage done fco  tho raihvay or telegraph, or for  violence done to any member of the  British forces in the vicinity of  their homed."  Victor and Vanquished.  London, May 30.���A dispatch  from Mafeking, dated May 25th,  reports thafc general Snyman. fche  Boer commander, has left, his force  and arrived at his farm with a  shrapnel bullet iu his foot. Major-  general Baden-Powell, on the  queen's birthday gave a dinner to  the officers of the relief columns.  During the course of a speech proposing the queen's healfch, fche defender,oi Mafeking remarked thafc  he felt he could "drink fche healfch  of Paul Kruger himself, coupled  wifch that of Cecil Rhodes," adding,  "because Kruger has been the cause  of tho present general outburst of  imperial feeling, and Rhodes was  the red rag to the bull, which drew  him on."   Stock Market Buoyant.  London, May 30.���The news of  tho occupation of Johannesburg  made Africans buoyant in fche markets here today, and thoir securities wero cheerful. Business, however, was restricted by the Derby.  Americans were firm, but in them,  al.so, business was small on account  of the holiday in New York. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON P.. C Till/USD AY, MAY 31  1900  LADIES'   WHITE   GOODS  EXTRA QUALITY AND SPECIAL PRICES  Corset Covers  at   35c,  50c,  75c and $1.50, all good quality.  White Skirts, tucked, trimmed with Embroidery and Lace at  $1.50,  $i-75> $2> $2-25, and up to $5.  Night Gowns finished with Lace and Embroidery at $1.25,  $1.50,  $1.75,  $2,  and up to $3,  all extra specials.  Ladies' Drawers and Chemise, nicely made with Lace trimmings at 35c,  50c,  75c, $i ancl up to $5.  Children's Dresses in white with   yoke and embroidery trim-  ��to f&vxbnne*  med at 60c,   75c,  $1  and up to $4.  standard patterns  reit in stock.  Madden Block, Baker Street  TV.ere 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    &    CQ-   Hall Block, 269 Baker St.  '.(C./C./C.^./Cis  m  i'f=>'  m  w  % We have sold 75 per cent of all the  $| Portland Cement  H Fire Brick and  w Fire Clay  mmmm  m  .%  id  Used in Kootenay.  m  We also handle  Steel Mining Rails,  Blacksmith's Goal, Sewer Pipe, Etc.  fo  $  ��  f  H. J. EVANS & OO.  NELSON, B. C.  t&  \C=>.(=3.{&.��?.  m  Jf  'C3'c3'e$-  '(_?'&?'tS>-C3'CZ.  i-e=>'s.  #  w  .w  W  Ok ���  ���du  Young  Man,..  4$  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 their special whisper on Monday, when the  following prices will tell the story:  W  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 1670.    '      j  Derfoys (flowing ends) Regular price 65c,  ^    * Saturday    u   40c.  B  b  m  m  Lombards    -  Kerchiefs -   -  Knots   -   -   -  Neek Scarfs  Bows    -   -   -  Regular price 40c,  Saturday    "   30c.  Regular price 35c,  Saturday    "   25c.  Regular price 50c,  Saturday    "   35c.  Regular price 50c,  Saturday    u   45c.  Regular price 30c,  Saturday  <"���   20c.  B Special prices Ladies Neckwear.    Stock Collars, with  B flowing ends, regular price 75c and 85c, Satur-  B day. price 45c.     Regular 35c, 40c and 50c Collars  B at ^joc on Saturday.  B -  ^ We  have  just opened  a nice assortment  of  Childrens' Underwear.  B  B  m  b  b  b  m  m  b  b  m  b  m  m  B  B  B  Having devoted bis best energies  to deceive his readers into  the  belief that there was no such body in  provincial politics as tho Provincial  Party, the edFtor of the Miner is  very much chagrined at the* very  creditable showing which the members of that party made throughout  the province on   nomination  day.  So keen was the old gentleman's  disappointment  that he eA'en quarrels with his old friend John Houston, and accuses him of classifying  as Provincial Party supporters men  who are not in sympathy with that  party.   The first objection taken to  Tura Triuunr's classification is the  inclusion   of   Ralph   Smith.    It  is  only   fair   to   assume that Ralph  Smith   knows   where-   he   himself  stands.    His own statement is that  he is a labor man first,  and after  that a Provincial Party man; that  in every constituency where  there  is no straight labor man in the field  his support will go to the Provincial  Party candidate.    Ralph Smith is  too able a man to take no part in  the next legislature,  therefore he  will be found   working = with  the  Provincial Party.  The Miner's next  objection  is  the   inclusion  of Mr.  Munro.    The Miner  states that Mr.  Munro is a Martin candidate.   This,  to say the least, is a reflection upon  A. S. Vedder, who is admitted as  the Marti 11 candidate in Chilliwack,  with   Munro   as  Provincial Party  and Ashwell as  Conservative.    As  to Mr. Murphy in West Yale Tub  Tribune  may   be   in   error,  even  though it still refuses to accept the  Minor's statement that Mr. Murphy  is an Independent-Liberal, who is  in sympathy with the AVilson Conservatives aud pledged   to  Conservative    government.   As   to    Sir.  Wells in North East Kootenay, and  Mr. Fernie in South East Kootenay,  they  are   classified   as   Provincial  Party men because their sympathies  are with that party as against the  other two parties, and   the same  may be said of Mr. Neill in Alberni.  The editor of the Miner, should not  quarrel wifch facts simply because  they are not to his liking.  Big Boundary Mines.  In   the   Boundary   country   the  City of Paris has from  20 to 25  teams hauling ore to the Graves  smelter.    The  Knob  Hill  aud  the  Ironsides ore bins are filled and are  only awaiting the completion of the  O. J'. R. spur to ship to the smelter  at Grand Porks.   The daily output  from these two mines* is 200 tons of  ore per day.   The B. C. will commence ^stoping   ore   iu   about 'ten  days, and,then will probably ship  ] 00 tons per day to the Trail smelter.  The   Mother    Lodo   is   preparing  to    stope    from    the   300    level  and expects   to   have   its  smelter  completed by the end, of Oefcob'er.  On  the It. Bell work will be resumed next week under the management   of   Jack    Hanley.     The  Great Hopes, owned  by Larsen &  (ireenough, will start work  on  the  1st of June.   This ivas one of the  first    properties    located    in   the  Greenwood ^district!     Sonae~yearsT  ago an arastara was worked on its  ore, but the free milling  ore gave  out a few feet from  the surface,  and changed to a sulphide.   Larsen  &   Greenou/rh   paid   $12,000 cash,  which was the biggest price paid  for   a   property up to that time,  1803. I<\ II. Olivet   is  looking after  the property in Conjunction  with  his work on the Greyhound, an adjoining   property.     Tho   Record in  syndicate   properties   will   lesumo  work in  the  early part   of   July.  Tliis property K owned by a syndicate in'London.     The-Sunset, in  Deadwood camp, crosscut tho lodge  on the 300-foot level a few days  ago.    The extent of the showing is  not   known   yet.      \Vork    on  the  Boundary Greek Mining and Milling  Company's properties   will  be  resumed     some _  time      in    Juno,  shortly       after       the       arrival  of      Lionel       W.       Harris,      of  London,  who is a director  of the  London & Canada Syndicate, whicli  is  the parent corporation  of   the  Boundary Creek Mining <fe Milling  Company.   The oro from the property of this company is the richest  yet found  iu  the Boundary Creek  country,   shipments   to   the   Trail  ameltei' hist  winter having  netted  about $150  to  the ton, the  values  being largely in silver.  _0__* 0& m 0_w_*^_wf ��� 00. *_0_\w\ 00 ��__^ ��� 00 *__W ��� f_T!i *00*m 0^-1* _\z ���*��� 0^--*00��� 00 ���'' * ^^ * ^^^ ��� ^^ ��� ^jj^* ^^K * ^^^* ^w< * ^^* ^^ * ^3)^* ^^ ��� ^J^" ^^^ * ^^* ^W^ V^S^ *^^k  w  Xit  Xit  ili  Xli  Xli  xlt  xit  Xli  Xli  Xli  Xli  Xli  Yourself and Friends are Invited by  The Home Art Society of  Decorative Needle  Work  of New York, to view an Exhibition of Silk Art Needle Work and  to arrange for a series of lessons, from May 28th to June 13th.  Hours from 10 to 12, and 2 to 4; in Hume Hotel parlors.  Hi  \it  Art Lectures, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Lessons and Lectures Free of Charge.  Mrs. Kenly, Artist and Teacher.  xli  xli  Xii  Xli  Xit  Xli  xlt  Xli  Xit  xli  Xit  Xit  xli  Xli  xit  Xli  vW  The teacher will inform each lady joining the class where the silks and  linens can be obtained. Belding's Art Silks and Linens used exclusively in  these classes. .���    ' .  With the Compliments of Fred Irvine & Co.  Xli  xit  Xli  Xli  But over the decision, and what  the referee, Malachy Hogan, claims  was a misapprehension, a free-foi-  all fight resulted, and but for the  presence of a large force of police,  who hustled the men out of the  ring and cleared the hall iu a hurry,  it is probable thafc the McCoy-Ryan  fight would not have been the most  interesting thing on the evening's  program. One clause of the agreement was a draAV should be declared  were both men on their feet at  the end of the sixth round. Referee  Hogan said after the fight he had no  such undei standing, and rendered a  decision as he thought just. As the  bell rang at the end of the sixth  round, Ryan, bleeding from ears  and nose from the Kid's left jabs,  but comparatively fresh, started  towards his corner.  "McCoy wins!" shouted referee  llogau. In an instant the hall was  a pandemonium. ''What do you  mean ?" said Ryan, in amazement.  Hogan said nothing, but climbed  through the ropes. "iTou're a  robber I" shouted Rjran. Hogan  turned around, and just as he did  so Ryan swung his loft to Hogan's  face. Quick as a flash Hogan returned the compliment with a blow  on Tommy's nose. Bufc before they  could go further the police were be-"  fcwoen them. The Tattersalls management admitted after the "light  that the draw agreemezit was correct, but said' Hogan's decision  would stand.  Palace IVJeat IVJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  fieison Saw &  A feature will bo mado of tho poultry and  pamo trade. They will always be ou haud during their seaBon.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephine St., between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone 159.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  Full lino of wall paper, mouldings, etc,   Xalso-  xnining and Tinting.   Strictly ilrst-class  work.  Estimates furnished.   Residence Mill Street,   VET CAM    D   f��  Opposite School Houso   llliLiOUIN, D, I/.  W. Starmer Srqith & Co.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Offlca Ward Street! Opposite Opera House  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  lyjills, Limited  Rhododendrons, P.oses, Fancy Evergreens  Magnolas, Bulbs, new 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 the nursery  grounds and greenhouse.  M. J. HENRY.  Sfi0�� WcBtminrter Road. Vancouver. B. C.  Leagrie Games.  'New York 9, Pittsburg 1.  Montreal 10, Rochester S.  Chicago 3, Philadelphia 13. -  Worcester 0, Providence 5.  Springfield 1, Hartford 1.  -Chicago 1, Kansas City 2.  Milwaukee 5, Minneapolis 4.  Syracuse 11, Toronto 5.  _St=_LouisJ.l,JBrookIyn 0,   "Boston 8, Cincinnati 4.  Boston 7, Cincinnati 3.  Providence i, Worcester (5.  Hartford 8, Springfield 4.  Jo Sign of Agmnaldo.  Manila, May 30.���Major March's  van of the 23rd regiment has arrived from Benguet, after the hardest of mountain travelling. The  men were exhausted and ragged,  having followed persistently on the  .supposed Aguinaldo trail. They  had several encounters with the  rebels, but found no signs of  Aguinaldo.  Fishing Season of 1900  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON, B. C. _      "  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph, of Peace. It is 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 couii>e of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough .English education: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, eto. Plain art  and needlework, etc.  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  HTd.  ASHdROFT   BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  Bras-class wheelwright.  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 tyall aijd Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Head Office at  NELSON, B. 0.  ey, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Oflleo with C. W. West& Co., corher Hall and  ilakur Erects.  City oflleo of the Nelson Sodawator Factory.  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sahdoa, Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, aoad "Vancouver.   ���-    ~    Mailorders "Promptly" Forwarclecf  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson &   ��   TBAVES,   Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Eeferee Took a Hand.  Tattbrsall's, Chicago,May 29.���  Kid McCoy was given the decision  over Syracuse Tommy Ryan tonight  at the end oi one of the prettiest  six-round  lights  ever  seen   here.  We are selling the fishing tackle which entices  the fish. We have the  most complete line of flies  and trolling baits.  See our fishing rod complete with line, leader,  reel, and flies for $5.  Canada Dug & Book Go.  NELSON  NOTICE.  All phihleioi-h moicqucrttcd to mcot in tho Fl-  liot, block nl 8 o'clock on Thursday waning. 1 lie  .'{1st hiHtmit, wlion business of unpoi lane�� will bo  1 rnnsnct<>d.   Hy order of t!ic Coiiiimttoc.  Corporation of the Cily of Nelson  COURT   OF  REVISION,  Notice it hereby given that llio Court of Revision of the City of Nelson, for tho purpose of  hearing all complaints ,---*-���-*��� -���  for the year i!X)0 will bo 1;  son, on  hearing nil complaints ngainst tho usBossmcnt  ���    year i!X)0 will bo hold in the city hall, Nel-  Monday, Juno Jth. 11)00, at 10 o'clock a.m.  XV  Nclion, May 1st, 1000  E. WASSON,  Actiug Clork.  Nelson  Ice Company  W7IOT.KSALE .AND RETAIL DEALERS IS  General agents for Mirror Lake Ice Company.  Ice delivered in nny part of the eity. Ofllce at  Grand Centiai Hotel, Vernon and Ward bireets  I'lioiie 148.   Is. O. box J39.  LAND NOTICE.  Notice is horchy gh en, that- after one month I  will make application to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works lo pm chase one bundled  and sKtj acres of land in the District of West  Kootenaj, in the Province of Bnlish Columbia,  situ.Ucd on the west side of Kootenay lake, on  Boulder creek, about two miles pomh of Balfour*  Commencing atlnitlnl Post mat Iced "John Rurk,  N: K. Corner," thence west nxly-four chains,  thence south twenty-five chains, thence east  Hixtj -four chaiiiD, thence north twenty-live chains  to tho Iniital Post.  ��� _ __   __ JOHN BUBS.  Dated afc Neteon Ihls 7th day of April, S900.  Kootenay Stem Laundry  PROPKIEIORS  Having Purchased  e Business  The only steam Jaundry in Nelson employing union labor  A. LARSON-, Manafep  ?  GREAT RBDUOTIOM  Hard Coal        &Q ___ j Crow's Ncsii  Anthracite      *����'OwlCoal  DELIVERED  $6.15  TELEFHOSrc  33  G. W. West & Go.  CLEANING  ANT)  REPAIRING  Fine Tailoring  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE UP  OLD CLOTHES MADE GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GE��  Opposite CiArJte Hotel. MERCHANT TAILOR  Of Fred JV Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street,  FRKD J. SQUIRE, Manager.  ism*m&-  is^m.1-  '^S-iUSfl -rlvKSi 'S'ffftk X" ^9 THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B.C., THURSDAY, MAY 31, 1900  3  BANK OF I0NTBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  BEST     6,000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  Branches in London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Huy and  Transfers.  (.���rant  Commercial   and   Travelers'  availahlo in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto,  sell Sterling  Exchango and Cablo  Credits,  Saving's Bank Branch  CUKKKXT KATE OK INTBRKST PAID.  TOWNS  WITH  RECORDS.  Themosfc undisputed record among  (owns   is   held    by    lrudddrsfield,  Yorkshire.    Ifc owns ifcsolf.    Beginning life in a model dwelling owned  hy the town, the  young  workman  goes  to  his   work  in  a municipal  tram.    He  gets  his gas or electric  light from the city; his wife hires  her gas  stove from the cifcy, -purchases her provisions from the cifcy  market, and sends the week's wash-  ing'to the municipal washerwoman.  Their   children   play   in   tho   city  parks, their dust-bin is  cleared out  hy the town  authorities, and tlieir  letters are collected by a tram, the  property.of the town.    If they are  ill they are l-emoved  to the town  hospital;   if  they   are  unlucky in  financial matters they find a home  in' the   municipal   lodging   house;  -jind  when  they die, rich or  poor,  thoy are buried by the  town in a  ���cemetery owned by the town.  Bristol, says Answers, stands  ���alone in the number of its charitable institutions taking into consideration the number of its inhabitants. The donations to the Mul-  ���ler Orphanage far exceed a million  and a half. It is the boast of Bristol's inhabitants that they have  ���been the donors of the greater  .���amount of the above sum.  On the other hand, the city of  Aitena, in Italy, claims the undisputed record' of having no 'man.  aiijoug its inhabitants who has nofc  <'ifc!ier committed murder or tried  <o do so. For two centuries the  Italian authorities have ignored its  existence and when any criminal  succeeds in escaping to Artena he  ii lejt alone. As such wayfarers  1i each the town' they a?'c asked  what dime they have committed,  unci should they not be able to give  M-'ty clear" proof-thafc they have'  i ou My committed some offence in  t lie eyes of the law they are not al-  hnved to enter. Some criminal,  seeing the humorous, side of this,  surreptitiously posted the following: "Ifc is easier for a camel to  pa-;s through tho eye of a needle  than for an innocent man to enter  Arcena."  A recent traveller in Bavaria  iv cites : "We entered fche town of  >" u rem burg. !t is the birthplace of  i,he doll/' The archives say fchat  the first dolls which were made  alter the likeness of men were  mado ia Nuremburg sixteen hundred years ago. From that date to  ith1. present clay every workingman,  woman and child,, save' those who  ���cater to fche wants of the inhabitants, spends life making dolls.  The whole town lives upon dolls,  rates and every kind of tax being  pjid by the price of dolly freedom.  Oyer thirty million dolls are ex-  jjorted yearly.  There are two towns in Switzerland holding undisputed records.  Tlio municipal authorities of Braun-  Singen are so rich thac nofc only do  they require the inhabitants to  ]wj- no rates or taxes, but supply  I'i oo grazing ground to every family  -I'oi* one cow. Even hero their gon-  vrosity finds not enough scope, and  January 2nd every year they pre-  Mjiifc every icsidesifc with twopence, a cartload of wood, and six  printed invitation ca.rcK which fche  recipient is requested to send to  any friends of unblemished character liviug elsewhere, asking them  io pack up their goods aud come  ami live in Braunlingen. If they  accept the invitation, and their  note to that effect is received  among the first two hundred, the  town pays for their journey and  auy extras up to tho sum of three  pounds. The money is raised from  the rents of the houses which were  foimerly owned by a Swiss nobleman, whose pet object was to build  a town.  Every inhabitant of tho town of  Finmgen has been a waiter, or is  the child of a waiter being trained  by his parents for thac profession.  The population numbers 8000 odd,  and the local paper, after giving the  important news of the world in  three-line paiagiaphs, is given up  entirely to the doings in the waiter  ^v'oild. Thus, in one of the later  issues, the rescue of the Kimberley  gui-iison by general French was  lecordcd thus; ''British general  Fi each has relieved Kimberley. The  -war continues." On another page  th .:fe was a four-column .article on  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.   . ���r���. __  the terrible eifect the war is having  on London waiters.  The affairs of Flumgen are presided over by a council of inhabitants. But when auy very important  subject is mooted, a" general council  of all the male inhabitants is summoned. While such a council was  recently sitting, a traveler who  happened to be passing through the  town put his head iu afc the door.  The whole assembly was awaiting in  silence the yearly financial announcement. Suddenly the traveler  called out "Waiter!" In a moment  the whole parliament rose as one  man, shouted "Coming, sir!" and  then, after Avaiting some ten minutes, sauntered toward the door.  But the ^tranger had fled, 4    v^,  CLUTE  ON LABOR TROUBLES.  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,391,863  $1,554,710  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  II. C. Clute, Q. C, has been interviewed by the Toronto Globe on  the labor situation here. After describing the troubles and their satisfactory settlement, the interview  continues:   ,      ��  "As a result of my visit as well as  extensive reading," said Mr. Clute  in  reply to a further question, "I  have great faith in conciliation as  a method of settling labor disputes.  I think it is the only reasonable  and business   way.   In   a   matter  where the business of the world  may be  said  to involve the question Of capital and labor it is extra- ���  ordinary that justat the point where  differences arise, and always must  arise, that there should have been  no greater effort made to treat such  differences upon  a business basis,  and by permitting the managers of  capital and the recognized leaders  of  labor to   meet and try to adjust these differences.   I believe it  to be entirely practicable, and I do  not regard it as an assumption upon the part of labor at all unreasonable that they should be permitted  to present their grievances through  meu  capable of doing so.    Capital  combines    and    is    combining   in  greater volume from day to day.  Capital' and labor must  unite   ia  production.      Is    it   unreasonable  chat while capital places its interests iu fche hands of its ablest men  or is supposed to do so that labor  should be allowed to do tho same?"  "What chances do you think an  individual worker has  got  to  get  any improvement of his  condition  if he piesonts his case individually?"  was a^ked.  laud which, were the title clear,  would be worth $30,000,000 to $50,-  000,000. In 1883 Streetor and his  wife were stranded on a little sandbar a few yards from the shore at  the foot of Superior street. The  spot was down on the maps, and  the doughty navigator laid claim  to the land and declared his right  as being the whole population to  elect himself to all offices which he,  in framing a constitution, deemed  the territory in need of. As years  passed the dumping of all sorts of  refuse and the earth washed up by  the lake formed a large tract, and  captain Streetor became a man of  importance.; With, his importance  ana" the increased value of "the  land his trouble began. The  tract became connected with the  shore and the owners of the adjoining property resented the presence  of Streetor. They carried.the matter into court. The supreme court  of the United States ; decided that  the land was within the jurisdiction of Illinois. Streetor thereupon  offered the district to the Federal  government. A year ago he organized under the name of the  "District of Lake Michigan ��� Territorial Government" and elected  himself chief justice; and; to other  offices of importance.  The police, however, descended  upon him and his army of about 50  men, and since then, up to today,  the captain had lived in another  part of the town, r Preparations to  retake possession were ��� made with  great secrecy and not until dawn  today were the police aware of the  invasion. ���  At 2:30 this afternoon three hundred officers of the city, headed by  chief Kipley, every man bearing a  repeating rifle, marched from East  Chicago avenue station to the foot  of Superior street. In the entrenchments were aboufc seventy men  armed with rifles and two gatling  guns. Sheriff Magorstad went with  the chief of police aud it was  planned that in case of refusal to  surrender the sheriff should immediately swear in 300 policemen as  deputies and again demand the  surrender of Streetor's foi ces on the  ground of riot and disorderly conduct and arrest the occupants of  the fort regardless of cost. A fire-  boat with a gatling gun aboard was  despatched up Lake Michigan to  make a demonstration from that  side and to cut off the escape of  Streetor's men by means of a yacht.  Confession is Good for the Soul.  Nelson Minci.  "Let us keep our heads aud act  sensibly for once dining tho last  year of the century."  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and roast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IS" WHAT YOU WANT 18 NOT 1ST STOCK  WK WILL MAKE IT KOR VOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  I PLANS  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  SLOGAN  RIDING  fuiges of thn electors of the riding.  While I maypomt w ithpaiclonal  to the manner in \\ Inch I nave conscrv cd the in  NELSON  RIDING  "Not one chance in a thousand,"  Air, Clute replied. > "The only hope  of labor is in organization, moderation, putting their ablest and most  moderate men to the front and  recognizing the principle of conciliation of the rights of others as  well as their own. Any legislation  that may be introduced upou this  very important matter requires the  most careful consideration and  study, bufc I think ifc quite within  the bounds of probability that a  measure could be introduced where  conciliation was the recognized  biisis of adjusting all disputes that  would tend greatly to the settlement of labor disputes and to a  very large degree reduce-the number of strikes."  CHICAGO'S   MIMIC   WAB.  Chicago, May 20.���With an  armed body of 20 men, two rapid-  fire guns and some barbed wire for  making entanglements, captain  John Streetor today took possession  of T80 acies of land on fche shore oj  Lake Afiehigati in this city. After  hoisting a United States flag,  Stieetor's men threw up entrenchments and successfully resisted all  efforts of the police to ovicfc them  from the premises. One small  parfcy of city park officials, bent ou  finding out who was encroaching  on their ground, were quickly put  to night by a volley fired from behind the trenches. Reuben Alanley,  aged 1., received one of the shots  ill the knee. A carriage horse belonging to one of the park officials  was shot dead. A riot alarm was  turned in and ',.0 policemen, heavily  armed, hurried to the scene. The  officer in command saw the -formid-  able and threatening display of  artillery pointed his way over  entrenchments, and he ordered a  hasty retreat.  Chief of police Kipley favored  attacking and capturing the entrenched men at any cost, but  finally decided to await the decision  of the cifcy law department as to  the legality of attack on Streetor's  force. Meanwhile he ordered measures to be taken for what fche police  department believed to be the  greatest battle between police and  opposing forces since the memorable  Ilaymarkefc riot.  Captain Streetor elaimsto owa the  To i he Ki.rcToits ck i hi: Nnison Hiding :  Gentlemen���As the unanimous choice of a duly  constituted convention of the snppoitci* of tho  Provincial Tarty in the Xelson iidmg, I am be  foie j on as a candidate for representative of the"'  Nelson riding m the ne>ft prpvmcial legislatuie.  In this connection I desno to solicit jour votes  and influence in iny behalf. Believing that  every man aspmng for inembeiship .should place  fluniselfon iceaidon the main issues I take this  oppoi tim.lt> of stating that I a��n m favor of leg-is  l<i tion upon the following lines ���  1. Representation m the.legislative assembly  should be based on population, with such modifications as w ill gn e bparsclj settled dibti icfcs pi o-  pottmnalch l.uger icpicsentationthaii qitiosand  thickly settled farming districts.  2. All legislation should bo general, and not  special. A beginning has been made in this  direction by the enactment of laws under -winch  cities can be incorporated, co-parties formed,  and water records obtaxnpd. These should be  added to by tlio passage of a gcneial iftilwaj m-  coi nor.ition act, and one giving municipilitiea  the same pov\ era to jequire water records as are  now accorded pi iv ale corpora tions.  i. Public lands should be kept foi nefcual settlement, midland sub-idles bhould not be giantcd  to aid the building of railways fluid ^whon built  aie owned by coiporations.  4. Govei nment ownership of railways is no  moie a theoiy than municipal ovvnciship of  public utilities. Both have been hied and found  to woik for tho public good when capably mid  honestly managed ; but in making a commencement in government ownoifehip of railways in  tins piovince, a section should be selected in  which the government would have a fiee hand,  and not m hection? wheie competition would be  niet.      i  5.* Prevention of tho landing in this province  pf Chinese and Japanese laboiers, and the discouragement of the employment of those ahendy-  here by overv fair means possible.  ii. Positive, notnujcntive, Uws should onlj be  passed. If the principle of a law is gortl, the  law should be effecth o. The eighr-houi tl ly for  men working undei ground in metallifeious, mines  is now generally accepted an legislation in the  right ducction._ I would oppose nny-legislatfon  that would repeal tlie penalty clause, oi in any  other viiiy impair the eflcctivene&s of the law hb  it now stands  7. To cn e immediate < llect. In legislation, to  a resolution similar to that known astlioJIuloch  le&olution, lecenlly paired l>y the Dominion  House of Commons, which provides for the payment of fair wages on public woiks or woiks  aided by gov eminent subsidies. All contiactons  doing work for either the province Or for municipalities should be icquhcd to pay labor the rate  ot via{jen ruling In tho municipality- or iieighboi  hood in whicli the work is Lobe done, the num  hoi of hours to constitute a day on all snob woik  tobcfKedbv statute.  8. Com U> have been established in w h.cii infill iduuls and coi potations cue compelled to  nettle disputes, however trivial, diipiitos that  seldom have any bearing on the genei.il piospet  ity of thacommsmitj in which the disputants 10*  side; and court-, should ho established foi the  coinpuNmv settlement of disputes between (lie  icprosortnlfve* of capital nml laboi, disputes  that too ol ten aio fan each ing in their damaging  ettect-s on the gencial piospeiily of whole communities and districts  !). Mining for tho precious metals is the one in-  dustiy which is benefiting, duectly or indiicrlh,  every community in the province, and legislation  nlleetiijg the industry, in the "way of taxation,  should be based on the treatment and umnulac-  tute within the province of the piodnot of .the  mines, rather than on the output of the mines as  at piesent.  10, The establishment of u bin can, \\ ilh head-  nuartcis in Bntixh Columbia and not in Great  Hiituin, lt> systematically advertise all the  natmal lesourccs and scenic attiactions of the  pnn mce  11, Oignni/cdlmunicipalihes should be given  the control of their public schools, leaving to the  proxinco the <aie of public schools in unoigan-  i/ed distiicts and the mamlcn..iice of jionmil and  technical schools.  12, Trunk loads and trails should bo Diiilt nnd  maintained at public expense, and the co^t of  mads and trails to isolated mines nnd communities should be boino in part by the piovince.  13, Ueneial hospitals ��hould bo undei government control, and the government sbould help  maintain physicians in spaisely settled sections  of the province.  14, The government in power should make  ofilcial announcement, for n reasonable time bo-  toie the legislative assembly meets, of all pio  nosed legislation. Weie (his done theie would  be fevver hastih passed lawn, laws which aie too  often against the public interest.  All ot whu-h is lespcctfuliy submitted for your  conmdciation.   JOHN  HOUSTON  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  To the Electors of the Slocan Hiding:  Gkn i i* mi.v���With the dissolution of the legis  lativc assemblv, the duty again devolves upon  the electors of the .Slocan iiding to choose a mem  bci to icpicscnt them in the pioviucial legislature.  It is my intention to become a candidate at the  forthcoming election and with full conlldencc in  the icsulc 1 Again respectfully solicit the suf-  " lie riding.  patdonable satisfaction  have eonscrv cd the in  tercstsof the tiding and sought to meel local ic-  quirements so fai as piacticab'cl hav e carno=tly  endeavored to foi ward legislation m the intci c>ts  of the whole provin< c, and^ucli as would tend  towaid its material dev clopmcnl.  Constant in attendance at the sessions of the  legislatuio. I hav c been watchful that no v otc of  mine should be wanting foi any measure beneficial to my constituents, oi the province as a  whole; nor have 1 been neglectful of the inter  ests of the wagecarnci, but have, in some dc  grce at least, been instrumental in placing their  fair demands amongst the principles to be adv o  cited by a great political paity.  It is well pei  haps that 1 should briefly Htate some of the pnn-  ciplcs which I hav c adv ocatcd and shall continue  to advocate until they aie nicoiporatediii piov in  cial legislation.  (1) lam in favor of an equitable redistribution  of the seats in the legislative assembly, based  gonorally upon population, but with due lcgard  to the intoiests and circumstances of outlying  and sparsley settled distiicts  (2) I shall advocate the government owneislnp  of lailways and other public finnchiscs so far a,-,  may bo practicable, and a general enactment  by which companies desiring to construct rail  ways may bo incoipoiatcd without special legislation, and that railways bonuscd by the piov  incc may be under government contiol ns to  their tatcs and subject to puiehasc at gov cm  merit option.  (!f) I shall do all m my pow ci to assist nnd bud  poit the advancement and development of tiie  mining intoiests of the piovince, upon which its  prosperity is so maicnaily dependent.  (1) I believe m the piinciplo of the eighHiour  law and shall pennit no mteiferenco with the  law as it stands, and shall insist upon the retention of tho penalty clause  (5) I shall adv ocate a liberal expendituic upon  tmnk roads and tiailsintho vaiious districts of  the prov incc, behev mg that upon such expenditure the development of the vast lesourccs ol  tho country mateiially depends  (6) I shall advocate, and if elected n-,sist in,  the enactment of la vv s foi Ihc piopcradjnsuuent  of disputes between labol andcupit.'I, by.i well  digested and equitably ai ranged system of compulsory arlntiiilion.  (7) I believe that Asiatic nnd other cheap  labor is detumental to the bcsl,ii!tei ests of Biitish Columln*. I shall thcicfore advocate its re  stncuon so far as it may bo.uiti a v Ires of prov ni-  cial legislation, and sluill assist in lttlngiug such  pressure to bear upon the ledciui governmental  may induce tint government to assist m the  woik. md -wilt most emphatically insist (hit no  such class ot labor shall be employed upon any  public works uiulert xkenbv the piovince oi upon  such woiks ii aie -aibsidi/ed by.oi many \iny  subject to the control of the govei nment.  (S) I believe that Ihecducational sy stem of the  prov ince may be materially iinpi ov ed and shall  give my heartiest assistance m bringing it to the  highest state of etlleioncybj the establishment of  normal schools and olhei liisfiumcntahtios that  may tend to the accomplishment, of that obiea.  (0) I shall also advocate and assist iu the do  velopment of the ngiictiliin.nl resouiccs OJ (lie  proMiice.  (in) I believe that the monev s of I he pi ov nice  should be expended upon some broad ami general  system winch would ensuio the greatest amount  of benefit,from such expenditure In this tiding  I have emleavoicd to inaugurate such a sv stem  by hav ing tho work upon roads .md tisiils placed  underaiesponsiblf head, so Unit the nppiopua  tion, necessanly inadequate under existing cu-  cumstanccs, might bo neneHcially and economically cepended.   ,       Voinsicspectfully,  R. F, GREEN.  Kaslo, C. ft, May 10th, 1900. ,  Alex Stewart  Room 8, Turner & Boeeh Block.  NELSON.  J. A. Sayward  1IAT.L AND UKE STREETS, NKLSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  MEALS   25    CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO fl  iERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rPHORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  * and Cedar streots, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in cerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone GO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  XXT F. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ���� ���   Josephino streets. Nelson, wholesaledeal-  assayers supplies.  Agents for Denver  era In   __  Fire Clay Co,  of Donver, Colorado.  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET.' NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Successors to  A. DEWAR & CO.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pino Lumber Always in  StocK.  We caiTy a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-clasa  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.,.  RATES $2 PER DAY  CIGARS.  TTOOTENAY  CIGAR   MANUFACTURING  **  CO.���Cornor Bakor and Hall streete. Nelson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Kootenay Belle" brands of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS & CO.-Baker streot, Nelson.  ���*-*- wholosale dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement. Are brick and Are clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and genoral comuilssion merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES. ,  KOOTEVAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  STU UCTION COM PA\ Y- WholcAilc dealeis in telephones, unmincin tors, bells, batteries,  tKtuics, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  ���RRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  *-��� ���Ocrealh, Flour, Gram, Hay. Straight or  nn\ed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elc\ utois at all principal points on Calgary -  Edmonton R. It. Mills nt Victoria, New Wcst-  iiiinstor. and Kdnioiiton. Alberta.   1 EED &  PRODLOE   CO.-Baker  Nelson   (George   F.   Motion's old  stand),   Klour, Feed, Grain, liny and Produce.  Cai  lots a specialty,   Correspondence solicited.  Phone 20.  TAYLOR  street.  flf|rs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OF THE ROYA1, HOTEL, CALOAHV  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker   street.   Nelson,  wholesalo dealers in freehand cured meats.  Cold storage.  P.  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  DID  FRESH  YOU   SEE  Curran's. New  lOc  Schooners  COOL  TRY   ONE;   OH,   MY!  The only Good   Beer in Nelson^  CLUB HOTEL   .  Contractors end Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of first-class dry material on  hand, alto a full line ot sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, etc.  Factory Work a Sp*ecialty  Yard i  Foot! of Hendryx screen. Nelson  Telephone. 91    Jofjft   RgB,   Agetlt  i^oyieTlots  FOR   SALE.  Cash Offer  For  1 Four  ADDRESS  W. F. Teetzel, Nelson.  IVJadden House  Baker and Ward  Streots, Nelson^  The only hotel In Nelson thai has. remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and,lighted  by olectricity.  The bar is always stocked by the beet domestic and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   erie, b. o.  First-class in every respect. Choicest wines,  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL. Proprietor, '  Lot  9  Block  t irjr  Lot  9  Block 5  Lot  tl  Block 6  Lot  7  Block 7 J  -**  J. EL ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  Mines  Heal Estate  Insurance  Loans  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  Rents Collected on Commission.  Corner Victoria &ad Kootenaj  O. Bate 6S9. TELJUPE  Streets.  :one NO, !i5  *��2fMl <'.c~!i for lot on Cmbnnntcsticd,  ��HKK)(ciihy ternN v.ill buj llho coiner on HiKer  street, good notcl hltc  $M0O lull brj line cot iter on Vornon hturt. K'Wl  liotul site  $1200will b��> loi on linker sticet ncnrSlioilnook  house.  tin (half ensh) will buy 3 hit tin HokiisIoiui.  .'Ml Io��.*7j upuKc ioi I'hoko loth oil (.iibonntc  htrc^t.  ?i."> pci month will lent 8 loomed house, mime  (liule po-iscsvion,  ?8.>0, piulcislic vmII bin tioti-u <ind lot on Ifobson  htrect near Stanley siscct.  Cottage and iiilo lot with lent ticcn, "> 'inlo point  Han li.it Pilot Uiij, liOnurs undei culliMitioii,  ?U")0 v, 111 buy cotl.iKC iiiid lot on btatilr} street.  J. M. LUDWIG  Jl.nuf.ictuiers of and  dealeis in llauicbS) Puck  and kfoek Saddles Apaia-  loci. Collars, Bridies and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  II.il! Street, -Nelson.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J, & J, TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  "'   notice!  All qu.irry men are hereby notified thai, the following sculo of wjfret has boon adopted by tbe  Ij.iboreis' I'i elect he Union. So, SI.'I, .\. V. of L.  Hand drillers ?H.'2."> fori! houw.  yu.il i J laborer-., SH.W) for !J hours.  .JOHN .MU1.I.KN. President.  1>. C. SIIACKI.ETOX, Secretary.  This scale of %\rkcs has been agreed to by the  followiiiK': William hlmcklelon, J. B AleUhic,  W. 11, Webb, IC. Cannot!, Joseph Burns, T. A.  ���StevciiHon. W. Martin, K. Palmijuist, John Kllin,  (,'lini'lcH Hillyer, Tom Wilson, John OuKhtoii, S.  Kdlund&Co.  Notice of Application for a   Certifl-   eate of Improvements.-   BliOKI \  Hit 1. .MlM KA1  Ot WM, fell L'.Ml.I.V j in;  JWSsnouiii JllsiNO Ditib-ws oi Wi-M  '���ifioii Mi   Dimkil".,   ��\n  uxiiii)   \ no ui  I WO JUII I >, SOL'Ml VV I SI HI AlNSVMIUltl, All  IOIMM. Ilil' AllftANSAS IfMIIJ) ISJJ U.MOA  MlM IMI   < I \IVI(3  l.iko notice (liif I, It V,.  Yomifi. Uelnuf ns  ntfLiiLlai V .1 ItolU'it", fieo nmierV ceitifkute  spPvinl No   dSI. nnd   Arm i   C.   Buckley,   fico  miiici hxorlitlc.ilo No It Ui'fflliec iiiiuci'h cm  tilluito Xo li  li lll> intend, st\t\ dius fiom tin  dnt!> heieof, to,ipplv io the mimiif? lLCOider for  a ibilillf ale of Iiiipiovoiucnl-. foi the pui pnn) o  niitiilniifK  a uovwi  KHiiil of the ni,0ic claim.  And fiirllici tnki notttc nml m .ion, undei i-ix,  tson 17, riiiisl becoiiiiiiencid befoie tin. issuance  ol miiIkci tlllt.ite of iinfiioVcniLiils  iMtui this 2Ith day of Am 11. \  IX, 1^00.  It P VOUXO. 1'Ij.S,  LAND  NOTICE.  Xotico is heicby kIvcii thiitaftci one month I  will iiuiUoiipphciiiJon to tho Chief C'ommKuoner  of I.iikK.md Woiks lo jitiii huso fort) acrcH of  laud In the- ��Ii��l'id of Wnsl Kooleiirly in the  piovince of linlish Columbia, siiuatcu on tho  eai-t Mile of Kootenaj lake, bUvieni l.orkhiirt  anil I��ifimice titers lis folloivs CominenciiiK  ��t a post on the beakb inurkid ' Initial Post John  j.aulinvv's N. W Corner.' Uientc Mjiitlmrlj aloiiK  tho lake 20 lIi uns, thouco eafteilj 20 lIuiIiib,  thence nottheilj 20 c liiinn, thence vcstcrlj 20  chains to the place of bcicnming  ,ionx  Thro'* dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  One lot on   Stanley 'street, opposite Hoyal  hotel, for salo at a Dargain.  One seven-roonicd house and ono three-room  house for rent.        -    See ANNABLE  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The boat value tor the money in the market  for all purposes. <  tkbmb cash     W. P. TifERNKT, General Atfent'  Talenhone Ul.    Offlnn with C��� I). J. Christie.  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE__   CIGARS  UNION MADE  Dated at Nelson,  1W,  B. C.this  1,A1W,AW.  ;}rd day of Apsil,  Kootenay   Colfee   Co.  NELSON, B, O.  Coffee toasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer freslr roasted coffee of best) quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound,.....9  40  .lava and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, i pounds ...:  1 00  SfintOB Blond, 5 pounds ....,.....,.���.,  I 00  Our Special Blond, _ pounds  1 00  Our Rio Koast, S pounds...........  I 00  A trial order solicited.   Salesroom t doors oatifc  of Oddfellows block. West Baker street.  MO NEY~fbTb AN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NKLSON-, Hitman Columbia  R. REISTERER & CO-  nnKWKRS AND BOTTLERS Or  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade  Srewery at Kelson  son   wine  CHOICE WINES AMD LIQUORS  o.  Special attention given to family trado  THf&'leti^      FRANK A.  NUhou, It. C. MANAOKR  Portland, Oregon, Postoffice Sox 464  Apply G, h. IiKXXOX. Solicitor, Xelson D. C  NOTICE   OP   MEETING.  The Xelson plinnhcrx, k.is and hloain fittoV  union meeUs every second and fourth l-'riday at  the Jlincrw' Union hull at R p.m.  U. WKKKS, Secretory pro tern.  Holders-of'Hall Mines, Limited,  stock, either preferred or eommoh,  will pleaise communicate witli me,  as 1 am instructed to buy up same  in any quantities. Wire me at my  expense. O. M. Rosendale, P. O.  box 404, Portland, Oregon.  Flowers  aqd  Plaqts  Pitlini pi\' foot, high. .500 rccs', pot Brevvcr in  20 vnrietie-i. ^\ ���choice collection of house and  bedding plants.. ThoiiKiiid.s lo ,-ielect from. Cut  flowers and dfisiif"^. Inspection invited. Too  XcImoii Croon ifousw. Front .street, two blocks  eaMl or wharf. 1>. McCltKATU.  Orders by vmII iirouiptly fllled.  A.  GROCERIES.  MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  Hnll streets, wholesale grocors and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners'sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street,  Nelson,   wholosalo  grocers.   JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-  son, wholesalo grocers.  ���Front street,cNel-  PR. 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.  ,  -Front street. Nelson,  in   provisions,   cured  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.  ���   wholosale   dealers  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephino  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.   LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson, -wholesale dealers in  hard-ware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.   VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY  LIMITED-Bakor street. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in hardware and mining supplies plumbers and tinsmiths' supplies. Agnnts Ontario  Works.    -   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER,  BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  and Josephino streets,  Nolson,  wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars and drj goods.  P&bat Blowing Co.    - -' ���  . ��� Agents  lor Pabat Blowing Co. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.             PAINTS  AND   OILS.  XTELSON HARDWARE COMPANY-Baker  *���' Street���Wholesale dealers in paints, oils,  and brushes Of all kinds. Latgeab slock in  Kootonay; _.   " POWDER,  CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  btiuel, Nelson, ruuuMfncDuieib ord>nanui��,  sporting, 9tumpi��g and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers ia caps aud fuse, and electne  blasting annaratus.   SASH AND DOORS.  NKLSON SAW AND PLANING MTLLS,  LIMITED���Comer Front aud Hall streots,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order.   TENTS   AND  AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING rACTORY-  Bakcr street, Nelbon. SInnufacuircib of nil  kinds of tents, awnings, and canvas goods.  P. O Box 7b    Theo. Maaiioii. piopnotor.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers tn wines (case and bulk)  nnd dom����tio find lmnortad eiarar".  ENGINEERS.  CHARLES PARKKR���Mining and milling engineer.   Wdt Bnkei siicet. SohMn.  FBATEENAL   SOCIETIES,  &     NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. If. Sc A. M.  ww- Meets seoond Wednesday in each month.  /^^v, Bqjownlag brethren Invited.  TTN1GHT3 OF PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodg  �����*���  25, Knights of Pythias, mootm in I. (  ;e, No,  ,       ���  O.F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, ev cry  Tuesday even ing at 8 o'olock. Visiting Knights  cordially invited to attend. R, G. Joj. DC of It,  feB. | Leonard Scott, C.C. ^   -hXKLSON L. O. L., No. 1632, meets iti I. O. O. F.  *' Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay htreots,  1st and 3rd Friday of each momh. Visiting  brethorn cordially invited. It Ro'nuhon, W. MI  XV. Crawford^Hecording-ftscciUiui_   ���KTKLSON^CRIE, Number 22, Fraternal Oi-dor  J-* of Eagles, meets cvor> second and fourth  Wednesday Inoach monlh lis Fraternity H��1U  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnell, Presi  deno,   Charles Pros>oi, Seoretari.  "" ~T2tAOES~ UNIONS.  NEIJSON MINERS UNION XO. 88. W. F. Ot  M,���Meets in minors' union rooms, noith-  oastcorner Victoria aud Kootenay mreels, every  tivturdaj evening nt fi o'clock. Visiting members welcome. M. K. Mowatt, PrOMdcnt. Jfimos  Wilkes, aecrelary.       .    TRADES AND LABOR COCNCIL.-Tho iegu-  lar incotlngs of the NeKon Iradch aud Labor  Council will bu held In Dm miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria nml Kootenny hlreets. on the  iirst aud Uiitd TtnirMinj of on.h inonth. at  7.30 p. in, G. J. Thoi pc. President. J.H. Matlic-  son. liocretar}. .        THErei  aro 1  ;ular incctingi. of tho Cai pernors' Union  .....1Kb     ..  _ield on WedneMlay evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, In the Mincin Union hall corner victoria and Kootenay htreew. R. Robin-  bon. President.   James Colling Secretary.  "DARBEIiS' UNIO.V ���NeNon Union. No. 1W5. of  ������� the Intci natioinii Join uej men B irber's Union of Anienci, locctt, tncrj ftrat and third Mon-  da) of cicli inonth m SJuici n Union Hail corner  of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at &30 r'.i"'  bharp. Vihiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. J. II. Mathefaon, President. \V. S. Bel-  ville. Secretary.  IOAUMAKERS' UNION meeti Ui Tuesday  "-In every inonth in the W. V. AI. hall.   Uxeo,  utivo board niocts every Saturday.  iTlCKLAYKll^ASl} MASONS' VXIOW  'I'iic Bricklayer-, nnd Mucous Intcrn.tuunnl  Union No. 3of NeKon meet-s weond and fourth  Tuesdii) sin eueli mouth .it .Minora' Union hall  J. W. Licher, pros'lilenl; Jo->opli Clark, rccoidntg  and eorrcsjionding secretary.   L~AH0REU3' UN'ION'.-Nel-on Laborers'-Protective Union, No. 8121, A. V. oil... iiieot.sin  Mitierw' Union Hall, northeast corner of Victoria  and Kootenay streets', u��"i>ry Alonduy ovcninfC  at Sp.m. slmr|��, Vi-iting member!- of the Anien-  can Federation coiiiially invited toftltond, John  Mullen, PrexiiU'iit. Percj Shuokeltou. Secretary.  NELSON PAINTEilS' L'NION-Tho  uieetiiiK of tho   Painters'  Union  regular   ���   __   .. . .. _  is held  tho first and third Friday* in each month ut'Miners' Union lutll at 7:130 sharp,  T. O. Skatho. I'residcnt.  Will J. Hutch, Secretary, THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY MAY 31  1900  Rubber Gloves  The  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  proper thing for spring house-  cleaning and gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS'SUPPLIES  1    Tj-^ ^B^* ^_^_* 4Bfc"* ^S^ ^kp' ^^fc' i^mt* ^R_*�� 4_^_* ^^r 4  ffl^t ������� T- T- ��T- 5T- ^- <^. ��? ^. ST.��  Xif,  \lf    "Silver Plait  ��j)y     that Wears."  to  iti  iti  to  ii  ���fii>-_~"**-A*.__i?T3-^'-__"0_>-l->-/~-^r&  Silverware s  No. 030,  Blsu*. Coffee,  Styles  are constantly changing. Some dealers  sue always behind in tfceir selections.  Others buy undesirable and out-of-date  patterns, because they can be bought at  their own price. They will try to make  you think they are the correct thing.  Such goods are never cheap, except ia  price. Let us show you our line oi  Meriden ware, -p Our /word for it���the  patterns are the latest, the quality the  best, and price we will make you will  be the lowest consistent with tits best  that is made in plate.  xti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  I Jacob Dover  xti  to  to  2     The Jeweler,  a*  to  gj        Nelson, B. C.  to  to  to  In Silverware  Ve keep the Meriden Britannia Company's goods. "Stiver Plate That  Wears:' Nut Bowls, Tea Ware, Bake  Dishes, etc, and  "1847Rogers Bros." to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Knives, Forks, Spoons, etc., are guaranteed by both as and them to be the best  that's made in plate.  The Meriden Britannia Co., by over  fifty years of continuous manufacturing,  have made a reputation in this line none  can touch. Come ia and sec tome of their  late productions*  Xti  to  to  _W  '*&���__-_ ���-��,-S'S.,a,38',-S '-5 ���-&���-&'-& l_X-'S-'S"_X"_t''_K"_X''_t''��_\'t_w''_X'fi^^-  Our Clearance  of Dry Goods  Sale  is still on and will be continued until all is sold.1 Linen for skirts  at 10s 15, and 20 cents per yard; White Dress Duck, regular 20c  goods, sale price 12.k per yard; regular 25c goods,-sale price 15c;  White Pique at 15, 20 and 25 cents. A large range of Underskirts from $1 up.   Ail other dry goods sold at proportionate prices.  A. FERLAND & CO.  ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  IT IS WELL KNOWN  That, tvf? ��re tho recognized leaders in cnrijing: tho choicest  and bci giades of Teas and Goilees. This fact-has been  j thoroughly psoien by tho public appreciation of the same,  winch hastiaiihtid our sales to mcre.iso in the above Jines  full} 50 per cent. ToOioso who h.uo not tiled our lendois  \sciiiciiluiij"i pleaded to submit samples, uflcr much you  l e.ulily see tlmt jou havo been imj i'iik the s,ime foi an .11 tide  v hioli could not for a moment bo comp iroil \\ ith it. , Wc ai o  * sure to please j ou, as our stock is complete and the best that ��  Hionoycm bu).   The Western Mercantile Company, Limited.  BAKEIt STREET. KELSON, B. C.       _  Just Received   A large consignment of the latest  styles of hats, union and custom  made.   Clothing  for bargains  at  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The first appeal heard nt the sitting of the full court in Victoria has boon decided. In Vanstone vs Huokworlh tho decision  was reversed. I'luinlitl' Vanstone sued defendant, for damages fer the non-delivery of L1I00  shares of Tainarno stock, nml was awarded a  verdict of $'.(���_'>. which Is now voided.  George W. Kurt/, of tho tug Ymir  yous to Vancouver today on leave of absence  trom the Heel, to take his examination for master's pupe-.s before tlio commissioner of the llsher-  iesand marine department.  At a meeting of the members of  the Municipal Hand tho following ollicers were  appointed: George ,S. Beer, president; C. a,  waterman, vice-president; Sid Foster, secretary; T. A. Mills, treasurer: Herr Steiner. conductor. It, is probable that the band will affiliate  with the Nelson rifle company, und appear  sho.' tiy in militia uniforms.  The C. F. Si. engineering department was engaged yesterday in running the  lines for the now tracks in the depot yards. This  is the Iirst,step toward the important program of  improvements to the compaiy's property.  A telegraphic message  was  sent  yostcrdav to tho Sandford Manufacturing Company of Hamilton, Ontario, *�� lio are contractors  rot* the uniforms to the militia tlnpat tincnt. ordering tiftccn rifle uniform" for the Municipal  Band. uhi(Ji is to bo 'ittlli.iled with the local  militia corps, The band outfits u ill bo similar to  those worn bj the liflcnirn with the addition of  shoulder ornaments and fccailet piping on the  seams.  There  will  be  a   reception  ten-  deicd 111 I'r.itornity H.ill tonight at S p.m to the  mcmbcis of the Sjnod of kootenay. All .110  united.  There was a rumor on the streot  last night (hat candidate II.ill had, after making  asciond tup to Ymir jcstcid.ij, come to the  conclusion that his fnends could nutdelncr the  Yum vote solid, and that ho amis consideiing the  <|tieslion of withdrawing fiom the contest.  The tug Procter was placed in  commission j esteiday afternoon, and from now-  011 will be oonhlantlj available toi any workie-  quiring her fen ices. She will bo used as a  handy ciaft about the docks, lelicving the more  powerful boatb of vaiious tasks which can be  handled to better advantage by a lighter tug.  Captain Gi imi old is tompoi.uilv in command,  with .lames W.ilkei in the engine room. Iho  balance of the ci civ consists of ono man, so that  tho Pi octet will bo easily tho most economical  tug in the fleet.  The infant daughter of Alan  D.  Lochcud died jesteiday at the homo of hci parents on Baker stieet. Interment was made at  the Union ccmetci y.  The first carload of steel for the  Balfour extension has aimed and has been de-  Ineicd. The consignment consisted of switch  iniitcnal for the teiimnals at Proctoi, and was  now fiom the shops.   The balance of the line will  MOST ENTHUSIASTIC RALLY  Big Houston Meeting.  The rally at the Houston committee rooms last evening was the most  enthusiastic meeting of the present  campaign. When W. A. Galliher  called the gathering to order fully  300 stalwart supporters of candidate Houston were crowded into  the rooms, and, from the opening to  the close, the enthusiasm was unbounded. After the opening address by tho chair James AVilk?,  secretary of the Nelson Miners'  Union, was called upon and received  a hearty reception. He made a  very spirited speech, in the course  of which he dwelt upon the fact  that throughout the whole of the  Nelson and Slocan ridings the candidates, John Houston and It. P.  Green, were.the recognized and endorsed champions of the cause of  organized labor. They were men  who had proven their friendship  for the wage earners before they  became candidates for public oflice,  and who while iu oflice had given  every proof of their sincerity. They  were candidates who were the logical choice of the labor party, and  the wage earners of the two ridings  were determined to accord them  both such supporc as would result  in returning them to the next legislature as tho representatives of  their respective ridings.  li. F. Green, the Provincial Party  candidate in the Slocan riding, was  then called upon and was received  with prolonged applause. He paid  a very neat tribute to candidate  Houston, whom he said he had  known personally for over twelve  years, during the whole of which  time he had advocated the cause of  men who earned their livelihood by  their day's labor. lie was also a  man whom tho electors of Nelson  could rely upon as a creditable representative, and a man whom he  would be pleased to woik with in  the next legislature. As to the result of Mr. Houston's candidature,  Mr. Greeu said he had uo more  doubt than he had of his own. The  only danger was in taking the result for granted. He urged each  elector present to bring but one  voter to the poll. This  ^ would roll up a vote which the  combined votes of the other two  candidates would not equal. He  dwelt upon the similarity of the  contest in the two ridings and said  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS  &  CO.  HARDWARE  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steam  Hose.  and Suction  Crucible   Cast, Steel   Wire Rope  5-16 to 1-in. in  stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Tmax Oro Cars, Uiant Powder, and Metropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  speech, iu which he set forth clearly  his claims for support. Among  other matters he mentioned that  the men who were the pioneers in  the business and mining interests of  the community were all supporting  him in his candidature. They were  the men who knew him best, and it  was a compliment to any man that  those who were best acquainted  with him should, without exception,'  be among his warmest supporters.  It was a fitting answerT to the  attacks which were made upon him,  and showed conclusively that he  could not be as bad as his enemies  painted him. Mr. Houston then  referred to the most gratifying  success which had attended his canvass throughout the district.  As ho will speak in the opera  house this evening, he cut his re-  maiks shorter than he otherwise  would.  The meeting closed with cheers  for the queen and candidates Houston and Green.  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  .. THEO MADSON'S  CLOTHING   HOUSE.  BISCUITS  .We have just received a fresh   consignment  of Christie's famous  Fancy Biscuits and Cream Sodas.  Also McCormick & Company's Jersey Cream Sodas.  P. O. BOX 170.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone 101,  D. M. I'ony & Oonipaiij'A Boed-,.  Krchli E&ts lteceircd Daily  John /\c frviqg & Oo  Opposite Postoffice  Cfsarfes D. J. Christie  GENERAL BROKER  i doors west of Dominion Express office.  P. O. Box 523.   Phonos: Oflleo 117, Hqumi 152  Three six room hotiRCJ fat rent.  JScal estate in all parts of the city for sale  -  Nelson's   commercial   supremacy  in the 'Kootenajs lioiiifir acknowledged, local  uholosaleit are ticking ividcr fields One of  them lias foriv.n ded a consignment of 5000 cigut b  to a custom or at Bennett in ti*u Yukon,-winch  iiiust-.noivbc lepudedas the new limit fos Nelson as a distributing center.  The   firemen   had    their   initial  practice last night for iho Dominion Day competition. The rating tccl whs bi ought our, and the  team hitched up as follows: Joe ThoiiiDbon,  George Nunn, .John Campbell, Barney Archibald,'.Inn CJi.unbois, (_'. iriblop, J. Foote, Fied  Kuidlcj, T. J.illie and Harry Houston. A. s'art  \i,i->niadeat the comer of Stanley and Baker  sheets, and the team inailo Kood tune to the corner of H'aid street, wheie a connection nas  made, wilh the hjdiatiUwd ^snter turned on. As  a proliniinarj, the piaclicc nnsmost satisfactory  The Municipal band gave an excellent open air entertainment on the verandah  of the Nelson hotel lufct night The announce  iitentol (he Concert (Iron alarK" number of! citizens, -whoappicoiatrd tlio selections thoroughly.  The program vwi-. tvell arranged and llie band  di<l full justice to the music  Hon. T. Mayne Daly is  expected  to arrive in Nelson tonight fiom Winnipeg,  \i heie he has been on legal business.  A new business enterprise will be  Until lied in the city toinouow, when the Nelson  Conmiipsion Company comniriirrs business on  .Icpphimif-tieet m the picnusoi recently occupied by l|ic f'aibDils PiodiiLO Company. The  iiiciiiheisof llie new tjimarp Kieil SUuKayiind  Ocorge SI. Phillips. 'J hoy will handle fruits,  produce and goods of a Miniiar nature.  Meeting at Crcstou.  The most unanimous meeting of  the campaign was held at Creston  on Tuesday night. George Munroe  was voted to the chair, and candidate Houston was called on to address the thirty-odd electors present, and there >va,s no one present  who said nay to any of lus assertions. Short speeches were made  by John \V. Dow, Fred G. Little,  W. K. Fllis. W. P. Sloano andW,  A. McLean. J t was too one-sided  to be interesting, and the hoyf {-aid  they had twice as much fun the  night they had candidate Fletcher  and his .spellbinders to entertain  them.  -__  To Investigate Election Prauds.  Ottawa, IMay 30���[Special to The  Tribune].���It is probable that A, B.  Aylesworth, Q. (J., of Toronto, will  be appointed by tlio government to  represent the crown iu eases that  may arise before the commission  which is to be appointed this week  to investigate electoral corruption.  Ji' the (Jonservative& have anything  to say as to who will represent  them, then he will be W. D. McPherson of Toronto  bo equipped with CO pound mils from the main  J"10-                                                       ^J other  The   Nelson   rifle company   wilr^ '-  paiado foi dull at the armory tonight, and a full  turnout is specially desncd, as (ho matter of en-  tci taming outside iiiiliti.imcn on Dominion Day  vull bo discussed. A��i imitation h.\i been p\-  tended !o the Itossland and Kaslo companies to  paiticipalc in the culobiafcion, and as it is probable ilial the imitation will bo accepted, the ... , , ��� ,. -  duty of seeing that the. visiiors enjoy themselves xthat no secret was made Or the tact  i. ill devolve on the local company.                       J__y Uw Martin ites ln the g|oean t]mt  Dr. Hall had been brought out to  split the Houston vole.  Dr. Forin -was the next speaker  and his appearance was hailed with  a fresh outburst of applause. He  dealt with the position taken by  Dr. Hall as an unwilling candidate.  Like candidate Hall, the speaker  said he was a Liberal, but lie differed from candidate Hall in that  lie believed in abiding by the wishes  of ��� the majority of the political  organization to which lie belonged.  A representative meeting of the  Liberal association had decided not  to run a candidate. This was the  verdict of a very large majority of  the association," but after ifc had  been recorded Dr. Hali bad thrust  himself forward as a candidate. Dr.  Forin said he was supporting candidate Houston because he regarded  him as the most progressive of the  three candidates. He had three  times been elected to the office of  mayor, and the chief chargo-whieli  his opponents mado against him  was that he Jiad unduly favored  the laboring interest of the eity.  Candidate Houston was the last  speaker. Jfe received a perfect  ovation.   He made a very forcible  _i___zx_izzx-t_axtz_ixzxi-ttitxiiz.X-x_xxx-x_ca.  JUST   ARRIVED  Unusual Cause of Death.  A little son of William H. Davidson, blacksmith at the 'Granite'  mine, died yesterday under most  unusual circumstances. The child,  who was in his fourth year, was  taken ill and Mr. Davidson came to  the city to consult doctors Hall and  Rose, the mine physicians. The  symptoms he recounted pointed to  spinal trouble and the physicians  recommended him to bring the  child to the hospital at once. He  returned to do this, but the boy  died before he could be moved. The  only theory as to the cause of death  was that a woodtick had penetrated  to the spinal canal at the back of  the child's neck and set up an irritation which quickly resulted  fatally. The insect was removed  from tho boy's neck bat the damage  bad apparently been done before  its presence was discovered. The  funeral will be held in the city.  Cotton Will Be Elected.  Private advices from Vancouver  are that premier Martin has not,  by any means, the confidence and  support of the workingmen of Vancouver, who have three straight  candidates in the field against liim.  Ex-minister of finance Cotton is  gaining ground rapidly, and there  is now little doubt that he will be  elected, as his old suppoit is almost  solid for him, and he will get a  good vote from Conservatives who  believe that he is an abler man than  either of the four nominees of their  party.   = " '  Dominion Dav Celebration.  The Tribune is requested to  state that' the finance committee,  finding it impossible to call upon  everyone for contributions to the  fund, would ask-those-desirous of  contributing, to subscribe to the  listss now open in the four banks in  the eity and in the offices of The  Tribune and the Miner.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  V  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  i ���^-'H'^'ti."^"ti"S"S.-_m-'S''s'-'m'  to   185 Baker Street.  xti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���^���^^^'^TS?'^1?'^?,^  Telephone 10.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  We have removed our place of business  for 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   to  new ones.   Give us a call. to  to    to  to  to  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  185 Baker Street  xti  to  to   Telephone IO  ^/^U&^^vS&vSvd^S^^^^ tZi��i_tiSL��__^i_Z^&i_^i_Zi_ti_i_^-  ^'79r_9'/_0^_9'lmt.tm*,r_9^_9^^S^ ^".C-fr flp.a?.^i^.C.^.^.Sr.s;-  w  *'C=>,_  ;&.  Some Plain Facts  About Clothing  $ We are now showing the finest stock of Spring  Sjjj and Summer Suits in Nelson. There are several  g points of merit in our Suits. They are. all of the  ^ latest cut and are lined all through with the best  H linings. They are tailored better than Suits offered elsewhere at much higher prices.., The fabrics  are the best in the market. We lead all others  for values in  rift  #  %  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  ��X_Xl_-_Z-X-TttXI3T-IXJX___S---l._X_IXZZX*Zl,fZ*13Il\_  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  AGESI' VOU 8. S  ItIMHAI.I/S SaKHS  INSURANCE.  LOANS.  First door wesfi  of Bank of British  Columbia building.  Baker Street  Big Bicycle Meet.  | Nt.xvnunc,, New York. May 30.���  i Four thousand people saw the meet  of tiie Newbiii'ffh wheelmen on ,a  half' mile track this afternoou. The  feature of the meet was the Australian pursuit race. Four teams  of three men each entered. The  JSTewbm-g team won iu 11:58 3-5.  DR. ALEX FORIN  Oivinv   HorsTo.v Black.  &ENEBAL MERCIAN  LARDO, B. C.  Ha.\ uu; built a now stoie and rcccivod a now  slock of (jootls, I am in a position to outfit all  jtioipectois going into tho Lardo-Duncan countrj'  a'i cheap as ,\oy incrcimnt m Ka*lo or Nolhon.  Billy Haley ih a! ways at Lardo with animate, and  is ready to undertake any freighting that may be  oflered hiin.  Give me a trial.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Lost -From the  hallway in the  ���Shoibiooko hotel, a. viUw wlthblaiikete stnipDcd  to it. No quoitlotii* will be iiKked anj one return-  injf huiio to Ctai'kn hotel���M. J. C'rytetm.  Furnished rooms to let���Apply  Carney bki fc, one door oas>t of Oddfellow'_ hall.  Lo9t���On Sunday���A pair of  lady's rIassck Kinder will bo suitably rovvaidcd  by i cbumlitfr same to R 0, Box 131, Nelson.  For sale.���Furnished hotel for  salo cheap. Apply at Cabinet Cifjarstore, Nolson.  Wanted���A good general sorvaut  Bl'I. Mrs. S. S. Taylor, corner Carbon.ite and  M'aid htioo'h.  Wanted���position   as    a     wire  hjil-cor. Understands tho care of tramwais.  Able to lake full earn of tramwftjsaiKl men. Undei atAtids .til kindiof t Jigging woi k. Apply to V.  W, Brotk, lock box 28, Gem, Idaho.  A good opportunity for man and  ��ife.   Home and good paying huslncss.  Capital  necessary 3300.  Apply W. Rush, PofctoiHoo.  Man and wife wants  to manage,  lent, or lease hotel or lioautitig house anjwhero.  Fully compel ant   and reliable.    Address Mi's.  Ifadjoy, Post Ofllce.   ���  Gardening���Employment %vanted  by a practical man, Residential groundslaidout,  etc.   Addioss, XV, \V. Wilson, kelson  Wanted���Position as stenographer mid tjpewritoi by lady of experience���Ite-  feroncos. No object ions to going out of city. Ad-  dreisStcnogiaphcr, Tribune.  For sale���Black Minorca, eggs for  liatchiriff, $2.00 per sitting.   Box: 683, Nelson,  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Tnui��fer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  For Sale.���One-third interest in  Mineral Claim near Ytnir, for ?100, money to bo  expended in development. Apply to Alex  Stewait, Turner & Bocclch block, Nolson.  Spot cash paid for second-hand  goods of all kinds at tho Nolson Bazaar, Malone  & TrogiUus block.  Houses furnished with new and  second-hand furniture, or mixed new ��nd secondhand' furnituie, o��i Uic installment plan, by tho  Nolson Bazaar. Malone & Tregillus block.  B  B  B  Gents" Furnishings  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  - -B  B  B  B  We know that our values cannot be equalled by  any other house in Nelson. We are so sure of  this that we will give money back if it cannot be  proven;  B  B  elsoH Cfotfii  and  B19 Baker  esf.fS>.cp.(.  $^      *��*'  GET YOUR  WIHED FOR  NO MATCHES REQUIRED. ALWAYS READS-  Kooteqay Electric Supply &  Construction Go,  JOSEPHINE STREET NELSON  Headparters fop Portland Cement, Pipe Bricks,  Fire Ciay, American Cumberland Coal [Blacksmiths]  B. P. BITM & CO., Ltd., Vistopia  Special quotations given for carload lota  ~ GRAY, P.O. box 521, Nelson, B. C.  A.B,  Kootenay Agent  im&ir--  - &���.

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