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 DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO^DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAK.  NELSON:  SATURDAY MORNING  MAY 2G  1900.  PRICE EIVE CENTS  DREYFUS CASE CROPPED UP  Officer Dismissed.  Paris, May 25.���The question of  t lie alleged meddling of detectives  in  the Dreyfus  affair,  whicli was  ���warmly discussed at tho  reopening  of the chamber   of   deputies,  was  brought up in the senate this afternoon.    The minister of war, marquis  de Gallifet, denied the existence of  the Temps letters at the ministry  of  war,  but the  interpelkitor,  M.  Humbert, contradicted.    The marquis   de   Gallifet   today  expressed  regret   at  the fact   that   he   had  misled the chambef, as,  he added,  he had since ascertained that Humbert's     .statement      was     correct.  The     letters,     lie     asserted,     existed   at    tlio    ministry    without  his   knowledge.     The   minister of  war announced that the documents  had fallen into the hands of politicians who had  used  them  during  the debate of Tuesday by the crime  of an officer of the 'war oflice, who  had divulged them.     This  officer,  tlio minister continued, had  immediately been discharged.    The  officer, as au explanation, said the Marquis de Gallifet, made the  unheard  of remark that "what I did was  a  political act," and he  dared to  say  this to the minister of war, when it  is tho first duty  of an  officer  to  avoid politics.  M. de Cham il lard here exclaimed :  '���You are a military man but that  doe's not prevent you from taking  part in politics."  "Yes," replied the Marquis," but  I am a member of the government.  The condition of mind which led  , tho guilty officer to commit such nn  inconceivable act is unfortunately  not unexampled, but it must come  to an end." This statement of the  minister called forth loud socialist  cheers. ''As I declared before,"  continued the minister of  war, and since entering the  ministry, the Dieyf us incident, now  thafc tho Rennues court martial has  takeii place, is closed. All the army  has been warned and any soldier  departing from this line of conduct  , knows what to expect." The marquis ended with asking if the questioning senator was satisfied.  "Perfectly", replied the senator.  The premier, M, Waldeck-Roius-  pcau, followed and gave an explanation of the Temps affair, finally announcing that detective Temps had  been transferred and that the incident was closed..^  Boxers Must Be Suppressed  Washington, D.,0., May 25,���  The United States government has  taken a hand in the suppression of  the Boxers, the famous Chinese secret society, which is engaged in  the massacre of native Christians  * in China and to which is attributed  - numberless outrages upon the foreign missionaries. United States  minister Conger lias been instructed by the state department to inform the Chinese government that  ���the���government���of��� the- United"  States expects it to promptly and  thoroughly stamp out this society,  and to provide proper guarantees  for the maintenance of peace and  order and the protection of life and  pioperty of Americans in China, all  of whom are now threatened by  the operations of the Boxers.  Recruiting for British Army.  London, May 2.*;.- The secretary  of state for war, tlio Marquis of  Lansdowne, discussing military  matters in the house of lords today,  aniiouuced thafc 11,000 additional  troops would be sent to South Af-  i ica next month. In tho course of  his speech lord Lansdowne says:  "It is a formidable problem how recruiting is to be kept up when the  excitement of the present campaign  lias worn off. I do not think that  an increase of pay would tend to  make the army popular to the extent that some suppose, but the war  office is devoting itself to the .subject, and I believe the changes contemplated will tend to render the  jinny more acceptable to every  "class in the country.'  Boer Delegates' Plans.  Washington, May 23.���The following statement was issued today  by the Boor envoys, Messrs. Fischer.  Wessels, and Wolmarans, who are  representing the South African republics in this country: "We have  received many pressing invitations  from the large cities of the United  States to visit them, but owing to  t he short time we have to spend in  this country it will not bo possible  to accept all the invitations re-  c ci ved.   It is our intention to return  as soon as circumstances will permit  to   our   own   country, staying   in  Europe for some time in order to  carry out our instructions; but, before leaving, we have decided to  yield to the great demands of the  American people to   spend a few  more days'in America and we have  concluded,   first   of  all,   to    visit  Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston and  Providence during the next week.  After visiting these cities, we are  in hopes of beiug able to spare the  time to extend our visit to several  other   cities in  the  middle states,  timely notice of which will be given  to the committees who have honored   us   with an   invitation."    The  common councils and  mayors  of a  number of cities are urging them to  make them a visit, and it  may be  possible that their stay in the country may be prolonged a few days  iu order to meet their wishes.    The  envoys regret exceedingly they cannot meet the great wishes of the  people who are so anxious to greet  them   as   they would  like to   do.  They  express themselves  as  very  grateful for the many expressions  of sympathy heard upon all sides  for their cause that is  so dear to  them, aud they trust the fact that  they   cannot   visit   all who   wish  them to do so, will in no way interfere with the full and free expressions of sympathy and  good   will  upon their part.  NO REST FOR BADEN-POWELL  News From Mafeking.  London, May 20.���Major-general  Baden-Powell declines to act on tho  suggestion of his friends that he  should return to England for rest.  Ho is determined to retain his active command at present.  Advices from Mafeking dated May  20th say: "The Boers are entrenching at Potfontein, 10 miles east of  Mafeking. The northern railway is  now repaired to a poiutavithin four  miles of the town. Ample supplies  of plain food are_ coming' in. Colonel Paden-Powell voluntarily gave  up 53 Boers and 13 wounded to the  Boer commandant, who thanked  him for his kindness."  The Baratongs, stimulated by  the British successes, attacked the,  rebel natives at Reitfontein ou May  19 th and took much loot. They released Sani, the old chief, who had  rendered good service to the .British iu keeping Mafeking supplied  with news of the Boer operations.  The railway sohth.of Mafeking is  beiug rapidly repaired and the  bridge at Taungs can now be used.  He fu gees from Mafeking are pressing through Taungs, bound for the  Cape.  Two thousand Boers' are near  Ficksburg, besides small roving parties that come into contact with  tho British while reconnoitering.  President Steyn was with these  Boers last Monday, organizing and  inspiring them, and drafting recall  cifcrants into servicer The British  1ATEST NEWS OF THE WAR  Strict Boer Censorship.  London, May 20.���3:30 a.m.���The  latest intelligence from lord Roberts'   headquarters   at    Vredefort  station at 5:33 Thursday afternoon,  was that the Britisli were rapidly  advancing.   General Hamilton had  effected a junction with lord Roberts.   The country in front of them  was clear of Boers   to   Vilejoens.  The Boers were evacuating all their  positions south of the Vaal river,  and 5000 had already crossed to tho  north    bank.       Probably   general  French's cavalry is already recon-  noitering towards the Vaal.     War  office   observers   expect   that   the  next dispatch from the field mar-  shall will be dated in sight of the  Transvaal frontier.  Bennett Burleigh, wiring to the  Daily Telegraph from Vredefort on  Thursday evening, said that lord  Roberts would doubtless cross the  Vaal on Saturday or Sunday. The  British outposts were then at Erste  Geluk, nine miles north of Vredefort, and 26 miles south of the Vaal  river. The railway is much damaged.  While the British in overwhelming force are thus approaching the  Transvaal the governments tof the  Boers are * enveloped in mystery.  The last Pretoria newspaper reaching Lorenzo Marquez was a week  old. Every one seeking to cross  the Portuguese border from the  Transvaal is searched for newspapers and letters. Dispatches  and mail letters containing even  harmless references to the war are  suppressed, and the only news that  has ' emerged from the Transvaal  during the last ten days has come  by word of mouth. According to  these oral reports yesterday, the  Boers were quarrelling among  themselves. Transvaal paper money  was circulating at 80 per cent discount. .The Begbie firm was giving  one pound in gold for five pounds  in paper.         ,           >���'-  ..The* -Transvaalers fear that the  British,will blow up the bridge at  Koomatiport, thus shutting off  their supplies from Delagoa Bay,  and a commando of 500 is* guarding  the bridge against any such attempt-  by British raiders.  It is reasserted that president  Kruger will retire to Lydenburg  when fighting is - imminent at  Johannesburg and Pretoria.  with cavalry in frtiht of the town,  having attacked the commando  which held the railway, and driven  it headlong, capturing 13 wagons  and taking a number of prisoners.  The burghers are hastening to surrender their arms. President Steyn  is at Frankfort.  DEADMAN'S ISLAND AGAIN  are sweeping the country far and  wide, seizing horses, cattle and  grain. Yesterday President .Steyn  was reported to be at Bethlehem  with a small field force appealing  tq the Free Staters to defend their  freedom and independence. Apparently he, and all the Free Staters  he can assemble, will not join the  Transvaalers, but will remain in  the northeastern, section of the  Free State.  On Tuesday there was heavy cannonading at Mocheuenz, near Bethlehem. The firing began at dusk.  Why, and with what result is not  known at Maseru, Basutoland,  where the news arrived yesterday.  General Itundle's division was  still at Trommel Tuesday. There  was a small Boer laager twelve  miles to the north of him, and beyond this there was a larger one.  The correspondent sending this  news, whicli was wired from Winburg, said that these Boers were  understood to be ready, to surrender, and that in his opinion the war  n the Free State was practical! y  over.  The Times has the following from  Newcastle, dated Thursday: "The  Boers are fortifying a very large  semi-circular position extending  from Majuba to Pongwana. Large  numbers are busy entrenching and  six guns are visible."  General Buller has communicated  to the colonial government colonel  Bethuen's report of the loss of a  squadron of Bethuen's Horse in the  ambush at Vryheid. The report  says that "This regrettable affair  was due to the impetuosity of  captain Goff who was killed."  An Electioneering Move.  Vancouver, May 25.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The Deadman's  island matter is to become a live  political question again. On June  1st, 100 men will start work on ,the  island clearing for the Ludgate mill  site, under the patronage of premier Martin. The_lease hasjiotyet  been confirmed at Ottawa, but it is  expected that there will bo no objection to the work proceeding, the  forcible objectiou which previously  stopped the work coming from the  Cotton-Semlin government. The  re-starting of work may be only a  plan to help out the election, as the  reporter's informant stated significantly that work might be stopped  after June 0.  C. T. W. Piper's sawmill, valued  at $15,000, was burned down on  Thursday. A Chinaman named  Quong has been arrested for in-  incendiarism, it being alleged that  in revenge for replacing Chinamen  with whites, the Chinese burned the  mill down.   Outrage by Yankees.  NvACtf, N, Y., May 25.���Robert  Snoden of Momsey, an Englishman  by birth, raised a British flag ou his  house to celebrate the queen's  birthday yesterday, Several neighbors came on the premises and  ordered the flag taken down. Mr.  Snoden refused, when one of the  men held him while others climbed  on the house, tore down the flag  and burned it. Mr. Snowden says  he will take legal proceedings to  have the offenders punished.  Broadwood's Success.  Heiuiron, May 22.���Fighting lias  been in progress since Sunday,  when three British divisions  started to sweep the country as far  as Bethlehem. Yesterday the  Boers attacked the British rear  but were driven off. Today,  after a slight rear guard  action, colonel Broadwood! arrived  C.P.R. AND CREAT NORTHERN  Arrangements Completed.  Harry Edwards, chief engineer of  the Great Northern railroad, was in  Nelson on Thursday, his private car  being attached to the regular train  on the previous evening. Mr.  Edwards' visit wai>" the last move  in the negotiations by which the  C. P. R. takes over that portion of  the Nelson and Fort Sheppard road  between this eity���" and Five Mile  point. The N. <fc F. S. road is to  have running rights over the  section, and Mr. Edwards inspected  the connections which have been  made at Five Mile joining the Balfour extension to the N. & F. S.  with a view to satisfying himself  that the trains on his section would  not be interfered with in /running  onto the line which is passing into  the hands of tho C. P. R.  By the agreement between the  two companies the.'C. P. R. .takes  over the entire" system, including  depot buildings, round house, turntable, etc. The consideration is said  to have been $100,000, "but The  Tribune does not quote this  officially.  The Nelson & Fort Sheppard company retains running rights over  the section and obtains admission  to the center of the city, as the now  depot which the C.~ P. R. -is building  will be union station.  The C. P. R. will proceed at once  to build about a mile of road in the  city to connect their track, known  as the Crow's Nest switch, with the  N. &*F.|S. track at the Fairview depot. They will also spend a considerable sum, not less than $25,-  000. in replacing culverts and correcting the alignment from Five-  mile point in. Some of the contractors now working on the Balfour extension expect to do this  work. ��� '     . "  The official announcement of tiie  transfer is expected daily. "  RODERTSMTTINUN FAST  Hutton. Near Railroad.  London, May 25.���Another advance along the lailroad towards  Pretoria has brought lord Roberts'  troops to Vredefort road, a few  miles north of Prospect, where they  arrived at upon Thursday.'  In the meantime general Methuen  is progressing along the southern  bank of the Vaal river, with the object possibly of making a dash at  Klerksdorp-wheu ho-arrives -opposite to thafc raihvay terminus.  General Hutton's column is apparently in the neighborhood of  Vredefort, 15 miles west of the mil-  uoad, whence ifc threatened the  federals' right flank.  The next couple of days ought to  settle whether lord Roberts will encounter serious opposition south of  the Vaal, but the best opinion believes the next big engagement will  be fought jn.st south of Johannesburg, and thafc tho fight there,  and possibly one at LuingV Nek,  will prove the last pitched battles  of the war. The latest indications  almost point to the latter being tho  most stubborn of the two.  It i& hoped here that general Hulls i1 will delay until lord Roberta) is  able to detach a force to seize Heidelberg aud sever railroad communication between Johannesburg an d  La tag's Nek,  Canadian Gilt Edged Securities.  Ottawa, May 25.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���in the hou&o today  Fielding introduced a bill in connection witli the admission of  Canadian stock to the tru&teo li.sfc  in Great Britain. Similar legislation will be put through in parliament, and in this way Canadian  stocks will be recognized a.s gilt  edge securities. Tho balance of the  day was spent in consideration of  the fisheries' estimates.  Two More Hatcheries.  Ottawa, May 25.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���Minister Davies, iu the  house yesterday, said two new fish  hatches'!^ were to be built iu British Columbia.  DIG CELEBRATION AT KASLO  ,  Account of the Games.  The Queen's birthday celebration  at   Kaslo was quite successful in  many   respects,   and    one   of  the  marked features of the demonstration   was   the   number   of Nelson  people present and participating in  the various sports.   A conservative  estimate     of    the     number      of  Nelbonites who went to Kaslo on  Thursday places the figures at 750.  These were divided   between   the  steamers Moyie and International,  whicli steamed out from the city  wharf   well   loaded    and   lavishly  decorated with flags and greenery.  Aboard  the   International   were  the Oddfellows, the  Citizens' band  and excursionists generally to the  number of 400.   The steamer got  away about the same time as the  Moyie and  landed her passengers  earlier at  Kaslo,  making  no stops  en route.     The   C. P. R. boat   was  chartered     by     the   Knights    of  Pythias   and   carried   the   Nelson  Rifles and Municipal band, having a  total   aboard   of   about   350.   She  called at Procter, Balfour and Ainsworth, where further quotas were  added    to    the   crowd.     As   the  steamers   swung  round the lighthouse point into tho lake they encountered a heavy swell and several  cases of sea sickness resulted.   The  The Moyie was  to   have   made a  landing at Pilot Bay, but the passengers urged the captain to desist  in view of the big rollers,  and  accordingly  the steamer's nose was  turned up the lake, leaving a number   of disappointed   excursionists  on the dock at Pilot Bay.   As the  steamers came into the wharf at  Kaslo they were accorded "a warm  welcome,   volleys   of   bombs   and  cheers indicating the enthusiasm of  the townspeople. -^  suited in a tie after the little kickers had worked hard for an hour.  The Nelsou Juniors were:  Jack Bannerman, goal; Eddie  Wallace and George Bailey, backs;  Leslie McBeath Dave McCallum  and Bert Davison, halfbacks; Will  Davison, Bert Wallace, captain,  Wilmot Steed and Clinton McBeath,  forwards.  The baseball match was somewhat of a fizzle. The Nelson nine  was in great shape, bnt Kaslo only  had a half-a-dozen or less players,  and the the vacancies had to be  filled by visiting players. Sam  Neelands and Harry Houston were  the battery for Kaslo, while Lew  Waters and MeLeod wrere on the  points for Nelson. Nelson beat  Nelson-Kaslo by a handsome majority.  The downtown proceedings were  enlivened by a series of lively  scraps, the Club hotel being the  storm Centre.  The Moyie and International  reached Nelson before 11 o'clock p.  m. The crowd which disembarked  was tired but well satisfied with  their day's outing.  When the Moyie arrived several  hundred people were on the dock  and the Kaslo band struck up its,  liveliest air and the municipal band  answered "with   "Soldiers   of   the  Queen," and "Tommy Atkins." The  K. O. K. corps and tho -Rifle Company   marched out   to   tho   main  street,   where   a    procession ��� was  formed.   The band led off, followed  by. the  military-section   and ���the  Knights in their striking uniforms  and helmets.    The Riflemen made a  most creditable appearance.   There  were 24 men in the ranks, four sergeants and two officers, lieutenants  Beer aud Day.   The men wore  the  felt plains  hats, and  carried  overcoats rolled in the Oliver kit.  They  marched    well,     performed   their  movements smoothly and accurately and altogether created a favorable impression.   Near   the   Slocan  hotel the company formed up and  was joined by the Kaslo   company  under   lieutenant Twiss.     Captain  George   Reid   of the Kaslo corps,  being the superior  officer  present,  took command of the parade.    He  formed the contingent up in open  order, after whicli a feu de joie was  fired. ���The- militiamen-wound "~ up"  with three hearty cheers for Queen  Victoria.    In dismissing the parade  captain Reid complimented the visiting on their ne.it appearance and  excellent drill.    During the day tbe  riflemen  made  their  headquarters  in a comfortable building,   where  tlieir Kaslo comrades had made liberal provision  for   tho   entertainment of the inner man.    At 7:30 p.  in, tins bugle sounded  for tho fall  in, and fche company paraded to the,  Moyie, -^  The program of sportat was divided between fche front btreet and  the recreation park,, Kaslo corralled the hose reel and coupling  races, their opponents being the  Sandon team. The foot running  races went to Nelhon men. George  Nunn took fir.-it money in the 100  yard das>h���and second in the 220  yard run. Joe Thompson took  first in the 220 yard event, winning  hands down, wifch George Nunn  second.  The yacht race went to a Kaslo  boat by a fiuke. The Myth of Nelson had .the race well in hand but  mistook a signal from tlio judges  tug to mean that thoy were around  the buoy, and went about on the  next leg. The judges apprised  them of their error and they  turned back. Despite this set  back the Myth led the procession  over the finish but the five minute  time allowance won the race for  the Kaslo boat. Asfcley's skimmer Robs did not sail, presumably  because of the sea rolling during  the morning.  The sports afc the recreation  grounds wero slow. TJie only interest was a football match between Nelson and Kaslo, which re-  The Celebration at Ymir..  The queen's birthday was celebrated   with   becoming   spirit   at  Ymir by the people of the town  and the surrounding district^ There  were foot races for the boys and  girls and grown men, all well contested, the miners' race being a feature.   The horse races were exeifc-  ing, and a ball game between a nine  from the town and a nine from the  Ymir mine and mill was  well played,   considering the ground.   The  closing event was a tug-of-war between a team chosen from the town  stalwarts and one chosen from the  heavyweights from the Ymir mine.  After a pull that lasted almost a  quarter of an hour, the town team  won.    One of the noticeable  features was the spirit of goodfellow-  \ship thafc seemed to prevail.    In the  evening a dance was given by  the  miners' union,  which was largely  attended,   Mayor Houston of Nelson was an interested onlooker at  the ball game, and candidate Fletcher enjoyed himself afc the dance.  Hugh R. Cameron and J. Pickering  Cameron, both of Nelson, were doing a little political missionary work  on the side. '   The Boys' Sports.  The schoolboys' sports onj Thursday were a great success and  afforded the small boys who^could  not take in the excursions an endless amount of amusement. The  games came off in front of fche Club  hotel on Silica street, where fully  150 youngsters had gathered to  witness and participate in tiie program, The officers were: E. Brisbois, manager; W. A. Galliher,  starter; Josh Wilson, J. R. Matheson,  and mayor Houston, referees.  Prizes were won as follows: Boys  race under 12, first, B. Johnston;  girls race under J2, first, Annie  Ohristener; 100 yards boys race  under 15, first, ,loe Curran; 250  yards-bicycle race-boys under-J 5-  first, V. Gallon; running high jump,  first, - Joe Curran; running broad  jump, first, V. Gallon; potato race,  firfefc, W. Gates; sack race, first. T.  Gallon; three leg race, first, V. and  T. Gallon; egg race, boys, first, T.  Gallon; egg race, girls, first. Myrtie  McLean; boxing contest, Jeffries v.  Corbett; Fitzsimmons v. Sharkey.  Dr. Leyds' Eeply.  London, May 25.���9 p. m.���In re-  'ply to a request of tho Associated  Pres.s for a statement in reply to  the Daily Express of this eity.  claiming" to expose the use made by  Dr. Leyds, the diplomatic agent of  the Transvaal, of the secret- service  fund, and asserting that numerous  continental newspapers were bribed.  it has just received the following  authorized statement, signed by the  legation at Brussels: "Relative to  the English reports, Dr. Leyds does  not consider it necessary to say  anything about such nonsense. In  regard to the rumors and the possibilities of prolonging the struggle,  he cannot express his opinion."  Chancellor Boyd Accepts.  Ottawa, May 24.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���Chancellor Boyd of Toronto, ha6; accepted appointment as  one of three commissioners to investigate the election frauds matters. Justice Falconbridge will-  likely he ono of the other commissioners.   Two Notaries for the Yukon."  Ottawa, May 25���(Special to The  Tribune,[���Henry A. Munn of Victoria, is gazetted a notary public  for Vukon territory. Chas. Dubois  Mason, also of Victoria, is also gazetted a notary public for Yukon.  BIG SHIPMENTS YESTERDAY  Wholesalers' Beport.  Reports from the wholesale trade  this week are to the effect that business holds strong with an improvement in most quarters, and retrogression in none. Sandon has commenced taking consignments and  the Nelson wholesalers are getting  their share of the trade. The holiday cut into tbe wgek somewhat,  but one result is that yesterday's  shipments are larger than ordinarily.    The list is as 'follows :  Lawrence Hardware Co., hardware and mining supplies.���Ymir,  Pilot Bay, Coryelle, Hall Siding,  Porto Rico, Salmo. Kaslo and Slocan City.  H. J. Evans & Co., commission  merchants.���Lake Points, Bounington Falls, Balfour and Silverton.  Vancouver Hardware Co., hardware and mining supplies.���Nakusp,  Sirdar, Fernie, Rossland, Erie, Ymir,  Slocan City and Hall Siding.  Turner, Beeton & Co., dry goods  and cigars.���Sandon, Kaslo, New  Denver, Creston, Three" Forks and  Slocan City.  Kootenay-Supply Co., wholesale  grocers.���Grand Forks, Erie, Car-  yeHe, Sirdar and Sanca.  Brackman   &   Ker   Milling   Qo.,-  Limited,  flour and feed.���Robson,  Nakusp, Ainsworth, Lardo, Waneta,-  Kaslo, Salmo, Creston and Alamo  concentrator.  J. Y. Griffin & Co., provisions and  produce.���New Denver, Sandon,  Kaslo, Ymir, Erie, Grand Forks,  Whitewater, Three Forks aud Silverton.  California Wine Co., wines and  cigars.���Trout Lake, Cranbrook,  Moyie, Kimberley, Wardner, Fort  Steele, Summit, Greenwood, Mid-'  way. Robson, New Denver, Hall  Siding and Salmo.  A. Macdonald' & Co.. wholesale  grocers.���Slocan Junction, Brooklyn, Slocan City, Kitchener. Wesfc  Robson, Sandon, Columbia, Hall  Siding, Ymir and Moyie.   - '   -  = J. Gholditch. &~ Co.,- wholesale'-  grocers.���Silverton, Kaslo, Fernie, <  Cascade, Sandon, Whitewater. Creston,-Trout Lake and Grand Forks.  W. F. Teetzel & Co.. assayers'  supplies.���Slocan Cifcy. Ymir, Fernie, Kimberley and Moyie.  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Company.���Molly Gibson  Mine. Greenwood,. Hall Siding,  Moyie, Salmo, Rossland, Sandon,  Phoenix, Ymir and Kimberly.  IS. Byers ��& Co.. hardware and'  mining supplies.���Kaslo, Balfour,  Lake Points, Molly Gibson Mine,  Sandon-; Robson, Granite Siding,  Slocan Junction and Enterprise  Lauding.  Nelson Sodawater Works.���Creston, Vmir, Trail and Erie.  Gun Club,Shoot.  The gun club held a successful  .shoot on the queen's birthday,'al;  though    the squally juid   cloudy   weather- militated against high  scores. The afternoon was pleasantly varied by a series of sweep  stakes, which were well contested.  The winners in the sweep stakes  were Hall, Goepel, Carrie, Hunter,  Steele and Williams. The scores in  the regular shoot were as follows:  (ioo. Hunter   ,. ......          10  J. Dillon     .   ..r..l.{  Mr. H.iir  Iti  A. Came - , Hi  Ulnrciii.0 Uociicl.. .. Hi  <;��o Ktt'de.                          . ... II  AI, llcwur    ,. .       .. .ri . ....   K  1!. II. Wlllluins ..... . ,  . ..            .,!��*���  The club shoots  o'clock.  this afternoon at  ' Provincial Party Candidates.  There are* already twenty-one  Provincial Party candidates in the  field in the following constituencies:  Vancouver. Esquimalt, Cariboo,  New Westminster. Nanaimo City,  Alberni, .Comox. North Victoria,  South Victoria, East Lillooet, West  Lillooet, Delta,'West Yale, North  Yale, Revelstoke, N. E. Kootenay,  Nelson. Slocan, Richmond and Chilliwack. Afc the present; date the  Provincial Party candidates outnumber those of anj' other contesting party or faction-  the .Plate.  21.- -(Special  Seagram Won  Toronto, May 21.- -(Special to  The Tribune.]���The queen's plate  was today won by the Seagram  stables with Dalmour. TIendrie's  Provost was second, and Dyment's  Bellcourt third.  Who Captain Mackie Is.  Ottawa, May 21.���[Special to  The Tribune.] ��� Captain Mackie,  who has beeu appointed in command of Warren's scouts, is a soa  of Mr. Mackie, M. P. of North.  Renfrew. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C SATURDAY, MAY 26 1900  feu/ Dry (pods Ston  See ourf Dress Goods���tiie best selections in the City to choose from  Our Millinery is most stylish���see what we are showing.  Blouses in Print, Pique. Gingham and Muslin���all new, prices less  than you can buy elsewhere.  Silk Blouses���the style you cannot got but from us���they are very  stylish and new.  Parasols, Glove?, Corsets, Hosiery and Notions���all leading lines and  afc prices to .suit you.  Motto���Good Goods. Cash and One Price.  Agents Standard Patterns.  s ta n oauo i >atterns  ickpt i.v STOCK.  Madden Block, Baker Street  est Suits  ��� Tne re is no,, store where good  clothing  can   be  bought  to   better  advantage than here  For Men, Boys, and Children  A most beautiful collection in plain and fancy worsteds, in  neat checks, stripes, clays and serges made in single- and double  breasted sack style.  A big assortment of hats, shoes, ties, shirts, underwear,  hosiery, etc.   Prices ��the  lowest.  BROWN    &   CO.   Hall Block, 269 Baker St.  w  -c=>-e="c3-_  m  i^'  5-^V  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  Fire Briek and  Fire Clay  Used in Kootenay.  We also handle .  Steel Mining Rails,  Blacksmith's Goal, Sewer Pipe, Etc.  VIVA/  %  H. J. EVANS & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  ffi  \&s&i��espg__s  >e=3'^>v^.e=>.e_i.i  mmmm  ���^StS;^��^  sr^S^^igiis?^  J_f  _.czz>le_>.  ��?��?  ���f_9'(_y-(  Young  Man...  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:  ��p!  w  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  Thn action of the local trades and  labor organizations last evening, in  unanimously endorsing the  candidature of John Houston, is the best  possible reply to the  statement of  the Nelson Miner that   candidate  Hall is receiving the support of the  labor organizations.    At the convention last evening there were ten  local unions represented, and their  delegates spoke  unanimously for a  body of some ,800 wage earners.    It  i.s nofc difficult to arrive at the reasons which prompted the local unions to endorse tho candidature of  John      Houston.       The      resolution,    which   was  introduced and  carried   unanimously,    speaks   for  itself.      It   sets    out    thafc    John  Houston   has   been   the friend  of  organized labor for several  years,  and that the wage earners of Nelson do not propose to turn  down a  man avIio has proven his friendship  in the past for  one who  only professes friendship upon the eve of an  election.       Candidate   Houston   is  now the nominee of the labor party  of Nelson j as well as of the Provincial   Party.    He   is the candidate  whom the fiiends of the eight-hour  lawr have selected as the safest man  to support   in  the  Nelsou riding,  aud they will support him, because  his defeat would be a severe blow  at organized labor.  Tiie Nelson Miner occupies the  novel position of championing two  candidates for the same office. The  Miner is endeavoring to secure the  election of candidate Fletcher, and  is boosting candidate Hall in the  hope that by splitting the labor  vote the nominee of the opponents  of the eight hour law may win.  ���THEitra-is one matter which, the  electors (of the Nelson and Slocan  riding should not forget.   The result of the election hi these two  ridings will be regarded as a plebiscite    upon   the    eight-hour    law.  True, an attempt is being made by  the interests  that arc opposed to  the eight-hour^ law to disguise this  faefc.    They would have the electors believe Sor fche next two weeks  fchafc the eight-hour law is a dead  issue. n By this means they hope to  split the labor vote and secure tho  election of candidate Fletcher, their  own nominee.    Robert F. Green iii  the Slocan, and John  Houston in  the Ncl&on  riding,  are  the candidates who arc making the race as  uncompromising advocates of fche  eight-hour law.   Thoy are nofc election converts,.   They are not strad-  dlers. and when returned can be depended upon to, prevent any tampering with the concession which  after many years of effort labor has  secured from the legislature.  36   Baker   Street  \i>  iti  Annual Spriqg Sale House Furnishings, Carpets, Oilcloths,  Linoleums, Window Shades, Lace Curtains, Portieres, Poles  Now is the time for Spring House Cleaning and replenishing new for old.  We will offer special reduction in this department for the next ten days.  Xit  Xli  Xit  xli  Xit  Xit  Xit  xit  xit  Xit  xit  Xli  Xit  Tapestry Carpet from  Brussels Carpet from    .  Axminster Carpet from  English Wilton from  Carpet from   .  5  .  Ingrain  50c  $1.20  $1.25  $1.50  50c  up  up  up  up  up  Floor Oilcloth from    .    .    .  Window Shades from    .  Curtain Poles from     .    .    .  Lace Curtains from      .    .    .  Art Rugs and Squares at all  25c up  40c up  40c up  75c up  prices  All Carpets sewed and hid free of charge  vtt  RVINE & GO.  Hi  Xit  Xii  \l)  Xit  Xli  Xit  Xit  xit  Xit  tit  Fishing Season of 1900  We are selling the fishing tackle which entices  the fish. We have the  most complete line of flies  and trolling baits.  See our fishing rod complete with line, leader,  reel, and flies for $5.  Palace SVjeat Wjarl^et  Headquarters      *  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  Canada Drug & Book Co.  NELSON  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Bdech Block.  NELSON.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans ���  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  Rents Collected on Commission.  Wellington  11. Turner  8NCORPORATED 1670.  m  Derbys (flowing ends) Regular price 65c,  Saturday    "   40c.  Lombards '-   - '-"  Kerchiefs -   -   -   -���  Knots   -----  Neck Scarfs   ,-  Bows    -----  m  m  Regular price 40c,  Saturday    "   30c.  Regular price 35c,  Saturday    "   25c.  Regular price 50c,  Saturday    "   35c.  Regular price 50c,  Saturday    l(   45c.  Regular price 30c,  Saturday    "   20c.  Special prices. Ladies Neckwear.    Stock Collars, with  flowing,ends,  regular  price 75c and 85c, Satur-  _   daj' price 45c.    Regular 35c, 40c and 50c Collars  at 30c on Saturday.  M  m  just ["opened  a  nice assortment  of  Childrens' Underwear.  m  #  4fl  Speaking at North  the other evening* J.  came out openly in his opposition  to"the"eight-hour~huv> He says tile  law is all right but the penalty  clause should be knocked out. This  is one point upou wliich the Turner  Conservatives nnd the Wilson Conservatives are agreed. Tu some  constituencies individual Conservative candidates profess to believe in  the eight-hour law, but the men  whom they profess to follow are  openly opposed to it.  TifEitH is ono thing remarkable  about the eulogies of Joseph Martin  whicli are appearing in the Kastern  press. The more 'remote the publication the more favorably is its publisher impressed with the premier  pro tern. Martin is able to secure  columns of adulation from the East  without price but in British Golum-  ��� bia he must pay the top advertising rate.  Brakes Gave Way;  Akron, O., May 25.���Three men  were killed and a number seriously  injured as a result of an accident to  a train early today on the Akron &  Cuyahoga Falls electric line.   The  brakes   011" two cars loaded  with  gravel,   carrying   about   a   dozen  workmen, became disabled  at the  top of a   steep   grade.   The   cars  rushed down the incline afc terrific  speed.    Nine  of the men jumped  from the cars as  they sped along,  and were seriously injured.    Three  men  stuck to  the cars until they  jumped the track at the bottom of  the hill, and were   killed   iu   the  wreck.  <S200 cash foi lot on CurliQimlo street.  ��2700 will buj I lot.-, .mil residence Hume mlilil ion  $1000 (onsy terms) "'ill buy Hho corner on linker  si reel, good Iiotel site.  ��IOflO (easy terms) will Imy fine corner ou Vernon  -street, good hotel site,  $liw (onsy (.ciins) will buy lot ou' B.iker street.  near Sherbrook hniif>c.  SI'jO (liiilf casli) will buy 3 lots in Bogustown.  ��2.i0 to $_7o apiece for choice lots on Curbon.itc  street.  S-.i per month will rent 8 roomed house, imme-  ili.ite possession.  ?S."0, pai t cush, will buy house anil lot on Itobson  street near Stanley street.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  A featuro will be mado of the poultry and  game trado. They will always bo ou hand during their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  109 Josephino St., between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone 159.  .A..   .E:ETST:EI.A.i5L  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Papcrhangers.  Full lino of wall paper, mouldings, etc,   Kalso-  miiiing and Tinting.   Strictly flrst-class  work.  Ksiiinates furnished;   Residence Mill Street,   WETQfiW    R   f* "  Oppos,iteScboolHouhO   ilfiljOUJ*, JS. \j,  W. Starmer Srqith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Ofllce Ward StreeB Opposite Opera Honse  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Roses, Fancy Evergreens  Magnolas, Jlulbs, newcrop idled seeds, for spring  planting. Largest and most complete stock in  Western Canada. .Call and make jour selections  or send for catalogue. Address'at tho nursery  grounds and greenhouse.  M. J, HENRY.  SfWfi Westminster Road. Vancouver. 3. C  StJOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NKLSON. B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by tha  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated afc  the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in one of  the befet residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of the city.  The course of study includes the fundamental  and higher brunches of thorough English education: Business courso���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science course -musio;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc. Plain art  and needlework, ste  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  JVelson Saw &  IV|ills, Limited  Agents for J. & X TAYLOR SAFES  D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHJNG  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon rspalrinsr promptly attended to toy a  arsjfc-o!��iHa 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 [fall and 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  NSLSOW, B. O.  ���  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  GENERAL BROKER  - Threo dwelling' houses for salo on easy terms.  One lot  on  Stanley  street, opposite Royal  hotel, for salo at a bargain.  Ono seven-roomed house and ono three-room  houso for rent.  ANHABLE  Vernon  E. P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  The best valuo for the money In the market  for all purposes.  tkkms cash     w��� P. Tikbnby, General Agent  Telephones W.   Office with C. D. J. ChrtetTo.  A."b. BARROW, A.MJ.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 659. TKLRPtJONK NO. 95  NOTICE.  All qu.irry men aie hereby notified (hat the following fccule of watfeh has bepii adopted bv the  LiiboiCrs' iJioleclive Union, No, 8121, A. K of L.  Hand driller*, $'j,!Ufor8 hour*.  Quarry laborers, ��,'j.0() for if hours.  JOHN HIUIjtiK.M. President.  P. (\ SHA.U1CLKTON. Secretary.  'I his stule of w,i};es tins been uKl'oed io by t ho  follou-inp: Willi,uu iSlinckloton, J. B. Me(��hie,  W. If. webb, K, ('nmioll. Joseph Burns, T. A.  HwveiiBOH, W. Martin, K. I*alui<|iiist, John KUiw,  <;hurie�� Hillyer, Tom Wilson, John Oughton, S.  Jullunri & Co.  OOlco w ith C. W. West & Co., cornor Hall and  JJalicr streets.  City ofllce of the Nckon SociawnLor Factory.  Corporation of the Cify * of Kelson  court "of revision.  Notice is hereby given that tho Court of Revision of tho City of Nelson, for the purpose of  hearing all complaints against tlio assessment  for tho year lUuCI will be hold in the eity hall, Ncl-  -ton, on Monday, June 1th, 1!IC0. at 10 oclock a.m.  XV. li, WASSON, ,  > Acting Clerk,  Nelson, May 1st, 1908  Nelson  Ice  Gomparay  WJfOLKSALK AND RETAIL DEAfcERS IK  General agents for Mirror Lake Ice Company.  ICo delivered in any part of the city. Office at  Grafid Cetitwil Hotel, Vornon and ward fctreots  Phono 118.   P. O. box 139.  Notice is horeby given, (hat, after one month I  will make application to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works to puichahc one hundred  and sixty .'icies of land in the District of West  K< ot3iiay, m the Province of British Columbia,  situUcd on the west side of Kootenay lake, on  Boulder creek, about two miles soui li of Uulfour*  Commencing atlbitial Post marked "John Utirk,  N: K. Corner," thence west Ri.vty-fotir chains,  thence south Uvcnty-flve chains, thence east  hlxty-four chai ns, tiicnce north twenty-five chains  to the Initial Post. '  JOHN BURK.  DAted at Nelson tills 7th day of April, 1900.  Markets at  Nelson,  Kossland,   Trail,  Kaglo.Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, New;_  - -Denver,-Eevelstoke, J'erguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and Vancouver.  . Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND KETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nefson ^ ��� &   TMVES ' Manager  " ORDERS BY MAIL RKCEIVB CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  "Y  team  & s  ondry  PROPRIETORS  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  Hard Coal  Anthracite  GREAT REDUCTION  S9.65jg���f'8NeB(i   SS.15  DELIVERED  1K��l6PHO.NK:  C. W. West & Go.  Fine Tailoring  CLEANING  AND  REPAIRING  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE UP  OLD CLOTHES MADE GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clarke Hotel. MERCHANT TAILOR  Of Fred j. Squire, merchants  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.  FRKT) J. SQUIRM, Manager, THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. 0,, SATURDAY; MAT 26, 1900  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  REST     6.000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. Clouston Goneral Manager  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Raker und Kootenay Streots.  Branches in London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Excliango and Cablo  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc.  Saving's Bank Branch  CUHRKNT KATK OK INTKKK8T PAID.  THE   DEFENCE   OF   LADYSMITH.  General sir George Stewart "White  was given a public reception by the  mayor of Capetown when he reached thafc place   after the relief of  Ladysmith, and lie made a rattling  good  speech.    He  explained what  lie did and what happened during  ���tho siege of Ladysmith.    He gives  tho Boers credit for their courage,  and for their magnificent spy sys-  'tein.    He says:    "I could not move  a gun, even if I did not give the"  order   until   midnight,   but   they  knew ifc by daylight next morning.  They had tlieir agents, who gave  them   their    intelligence .through  thick and thin.    I locked up everybody  whom   I   thought would   go  and tell, but somehow or other the  telling  went  on.     I   had   sixteen  miles of perimeter of a position to  watch, and I could not prevent the  natives from getting over it."  He described the magnificent  fight of Elandslaagte and the disaster of Nicholson's JSrek. He declared that general Joubert was "a  soldier and a gentleman with whom  I had many dealings afterward, and  whom I ahvays found inclined to  treat me up to tho very latest date  with every concession of humanity  aud civilization.'\ He thinks the  I >oers had an idea that with their  better armament..in many instances  "they would very soon knock us  out of Ladysmith and that would  be the signal for Dutchmen throughout the colony to rise and .join the  Boer forces." And he added a  queer remark, as follows : "We on  our part hoped that we should be,  -able to hold np the shield long  oiiongh a'nd strong enough to allow  Uie great sleepy" giani, who we-  .knew was afc our back, to wake up  a bit and stretch his arms out to  save his own, . We we've right, but  I believe 1 am only stating a fact  when ! say that the Boers.' with  that beautiful preparation for the  future which enabled them never fco  lose a moment, had actually got the  (j'ltcks ready within (ive miles of us  to send us ofT prisoners to Pretoria."  Ho tells of their joy on the arrival of the naval brigade.. He  says: "They came aC the nick of  time, as Jack generally does," Their  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit.on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  faces, as they hauled their big guns  into position and stood on the ramparts to see the elfect of every shot,  were enough to put heart into a  coward. But there were others  equally brave. I have been a  soldier of our queen for now nearly  fifty years and I can confidently  and sincerely say here that I never  had the honor to command so fine a  fighting force as the Imperial Light  Horse. Five of their commanding  officers in succession fell fighting in  the foremost line, but that does nofc  mean that 'men junior to them  wanted leading. Far from it I The  junior trooper would take his stand  as bravely, as independently and  without anybody near him, as if he  had been locked together in the  center of his squadron."  Continuing, he has a word  for  Tommy Atkins.    He said:    "I feel  I cannot praise the rank and file  who aided me to hold Ladysmith  too highly.    Our junior officers and  soldiers have little to look forward  to but hard knocks  aud an early  death in a campaign such as this.  1 had to hold Caesar's camp as a-  matter of brag, to prevent-the enemy's big guns from gaining a position.    The important corner of this  position was held by sixteen soldiers of the Manchester regiment,  without an officer, from 3 o'clock in  the morning until the sun .was sinking low in the west, with the result  that  fourteen  of them*lay, dead  across    their   entrenchments,   and  two  of them,  one  wounded,  held  the position until   Ave   had,   with.-  God's help, the advantage to clear  them off   with  the   help of   that  gallant regiment, the DeVonshires."  He gives another incident, as follows :   "On that same day I ordered a battery to take up a position  where I thought they could  shell  with great effect another slope of  that Caesar's camp.   The guns came  into  action under  the fire of very  much heavier ordnance from Bulwana.     During   the  action t there  was a sergeant in command of one  of the guns' sitting rather doubled  ���up on tiie trail of his gun.    A 4.7  shell took 0ft' his leg high up on the  side, and took tho arm out of the  socket, and he fell across the trail  of the gun. as they thought, an inanimate,  speechless mass.   Bufc to  the   astonishment1  of   every   man  amongst them, a voice came from  the mass inciting them oh to their  duty, aud saying :    Micro, ^you men,  roll mo out of the way and go on  working fche gun !'   That hero was  sergeant Bozeley."  There is a streak of humor in the  old man. r He spoke with pleasure  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.  Nolson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Bakor Stroet  J. M. LAV. Manager.  and pride of the good people that  were associated with him, but he  wanted to blame one person. "That  5is an old lady who lias behaved in  the most shabby way possible to  me.   She is known as Lady Smith.  SLOGAN RIDmG  To the Electors of tho Slocan Riding :  Ornti.emkx���With the dissolution of tho legislative assembly, the duty again devolves upon  the electors of the Slocnn riding to chooso a mem  her to represent them in the provincial legislature.  It is my intention to become a candidate afc the  forthcoming election and with full conlldencc in  the result I again respectfully solicit the suffrages of the electors of tho riding.  Whilo I may point with pardonable satisfaction  to the manner in which I have conserved the interests of the riding and sought to meet local requirements so far as prncticab'c.I have earnestly  endeavored to forward legislation in the interests  of tho whole province, and such as would tend  toward its material development.  Constant in attendance at the sessions ot* the  legislature. I havo been watchful that no vote of  mine should bo wanting for any measure bene-  llcinl to my constituents, or the provinco as a  whole; nor havo I boon neglectful of tho interests of tho wage earner, but have, in somo degree at least, been instrumental in placing their  fair demands amongst the principles to bo advocated by a great political party. It is well perhaps that 1 should briefly stato some of the principles whicli I havo ndvocated and shall continue  to advocate until they aro incorporated in provincial legislation.  (1) I am in favor of an equitable redistribution  of the scats in the legislative assembly, based  generally upon population, but with duo regard  to the interests and circumstances of outlying  and sparsloy settled districts.  (2) 1 shall advocate the government ownership  of railways and other public franchises so far as  may be practicable, and a genoral enactment  by whicli companies desiring to construct railways may be incorporated without special legislation, and that railways bonused by the province may bo under-government control as to  their rates and subject to purchase at government option.  (.')) I shall do all in my power to assist and support the advancement and development of tno  mining interests of the province, upon which its  prosperity is so materially dependent..  (���I) I believe in the principle of the eight-hour  law and shall permit no interference with the  law as it stands, and shall insist upon tho retention of tho penalty clause.  (5) I shall advocate a liberal expenditure upon  trunk roads and trails in the various districts of  the province, believing that upon such expenditure tho development of tho vast resources of  the country materially depends.  (0) I shall advocate, and if elected assist in,  the enactment'of laws for the proper adjustment  of disputes between labor and capital, by a well  digested and equitably arranged syotcrn of com-  lsory arbitration.  (!)   I believe  that  Asiatic and other cheap  I did my best for that old lady, and  so long as she needed my protection,  she was kind to me ; but she had no  sooner thrown herself under the  the protection of my gallant rescuer,  general sir Redvers Buller, than she  turned On me with a malarial spite  that I shall never forget."  NELSON   RIDING  puisory arbitration.  (!)   I believe  tha.                labor is detrimental to tho best interests of British ColumbU. 'I shall therefore advocate its restriction so far as it may be intra vires of piovin-  cinl lcgiMlution, and shall assist in bringing such  pressure to bear upon the federal government as  may induce that go\ onmient to assist in the  work, ami will most emphatically insist that no  such class of labor shall be employed upon any  public w orks undertaken by t he pi ovmcc or upon  such woiksas aro subsidized by. or in arty way  subject to the control of the government.  (8) 1 believe that the educational-system of the  -province may he uiatcriaijy-inipiw ed and shall  give my heartiest assistance iu bringingit to the  highest-staleof eilicieiicy by tiie establishment of  normal schools and other instrumentalities th.it  mar (end'to the accomplishment of that object.  (!)) I shall also advocate and ai^tet in tho development of the agricultural icsources of the  provinco.       ���  (10) I believe that the monejs of (lie pnHincc  should be expended upon some broad and general  system which would ensure the greatest amount  of benefit from such expenditure. In this ruling  I have endeavored to inaugurate such a sj htem  hy having the work upon roads aud trails placed  under a icspousible lioad, so that'he appiopria-  tion, necessarily inadequate under CMsting eir-  (Mmintanccs. might be beneficially and economically expended. Youn> respectfully,  R. F. GREEN.  Kaslo,��. C. May 101 h. MOO.  TO THK Er.KCTOHS OK TIIE KELSON RlPINCi !  Gentlemen���As the unanimous choice of a duly  constituted convention of the supporters of tho  Provincial Party in tho Kelson riding, I am before you as a candidate for representative of the  Kelson riding in tho next, provincial legislature.  In this connection I desire to solicit your votes  and influence in my behalf. Believing that  every man aspiring for membership should place  himself on record on tho main issues I take this  opportunity of stating that I am in favor of legislation iiiioii the following lines:  1. Representation in the legislative assembly  should bo based on population, with such modifications a* will give sparsely settled districts proportionately larger representation than cities and  thickly settled farming districts.  '_. All legislation should bo general, aud not  special. A beginning has been made in this  direction by the enactment of laws under which  cities can be incorporated, companies formed,  and water records obtained. These should be  added to by the passage of a general railway incorporation act, and one giving municipalities  the same powers to acquire water records as are  now accorded private corporations.  X Public lands should be kept for actual settlement, and land subsidies should not be grunted  to aid. the building of railways that when, built  are owned by corporations.  4. Government ownership of railways is no  moro a theory than municipal ownership of  public utilities. Both have been tried and found  io work for tho public good when capably and  honestly managed ; but in making a commencement in government ownership of railways in  this provinco. a section should be selected in  whicli the government would have a free hand,  and not in sections where competition would be  met. -  fl. Prevention of the landing in this province  of Chinese and Japanese laborers, and the discouragement of the employment of those already  here by every fair means possible.  0. Positive, not negative, laws should only be  passed. If the principle of a law is good, tho  law should be ellective. The eight-hour day for  men working underground in metalliferous mines  is now generally accepted as legislation in the  right direction. I would oppose any legislation  that would repeal the penalty clause, or iu any  other way impair the effectiveness of the law as  it now stands.  7. To give immediate effect, by legislation, to  a resolution similar to that known as the Muloch  resolution, recently passed by the nonunion  House of Commons, which proyides for the payment of fair wages on publiovworks or works  aided by government' subsidies.1* All contractors  doing work for either the province or for municipalities should be required to pay labor the rate  of wages ruling iii the municipality or neighborhood in which the work is to lie done, the number of hours to constitute a day on all such work-  to be fixed by statute.  S. Courts have been established iu wliich individuals and',corporations arc compelled to  settle disputes, however trivial, disputes that  seldom have any bearing on the general prosperity of the community in which the disputants reside; and. courts should bo established for the  compulsory settlement of disputes between the  representatives of capital and labor, disputes  that too often aro far reaching in their damaging  ofl'ects on tho general prosperity of whole communities and districts.  D. Mining for the precious metals is.tho one in-  dustiy vhich is benefiting, dnectly or induce!Ir,  evcrj comniumt.\ in the province, and legislation  affecting the industry, m thci\.iy of taxation,  should be based on the treatment and manufacture within the province of the product of the  mines, iathcr than on the output of the mines as  at piesent.  10. The establishment of a bin can, with he.ul-  quaitcis in Biitish Columbia and not in Uie.il  llrit.iiii, to systematically luherli-e all tho  natural lesourcos and &ecnic aftiactions of tin1  province. '  11. Oiganizcdlinnincipalitics should be given  the control of thou public schools, leaving lo the  province the care of public wihools in unorganized districts and the maintenance of not m.il and  technical schools.  12. Trunk roads and trails should be built aud  maintained at public expense, and (he _o-i of  loads and trails to isolated mines -ind communities should be borne m part by the pi o\ loco.  I'd, (.Cneinl hospital-should be under gin pi n  ment coiifioi, and the government should help  nt.n'itam phjbiuans in ap.usuly settled sections  of the pnniDce.  H. The government in power should make  oflicuil announcement, for.t reasonable time befoie the legislative assembly meets, of all pio-  postd legislation. Wwo this, (lone there would  he fqwei hastily p.v.scd laws, laws which aie too  often against the public uitciust."  All ot which isiespectfullj submitted for jour  cousidctation.  JOHN  HOUSTON  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  . Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IP WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT INT STOCK  ���WE WILL MAKK IT KOR YOO  CALL AND* GET PRICES,  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS. NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (JLIMITED)  Tremendous  11  Slaughter. Sale  $25,000 worth of New Dry G-ooods to be sold at a  sacrifice. Our stock is too heavy and must be reduced,  Everything will be sold at a price ranging4 from 10 per  cent .to, 15-per cent off regular'prices. This means some  lines -at ^cost: others at less than cost. Our stock must  be reduced. Watch for our cut price lists in the next  issue.  Successors to  A. DEWAR & CO.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pina Lumber Always in  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their lumber  AT 0  G. 0. Buchanan's  A largo stock of first-class dry material on  hand, alto a full line of sash, doers, mouldings,  turned work, etc.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard:  Foot) of Hondryx street), Nelson  loiephon; n John Rae, Agent  MOYIE    LOTS  FOR   SALE.  Lot  Lot  Lot  Lot  9  9  11  7  Block 1  Block 5  Block 6  Block 7  Cash Offer  Fop  All Four  W.  ADDRESS  F. Teetzel,  Nelson.  J. M.J^DWIG  Manufacturci* of and  dealers in Harness, Puck  nnd Kiock Saddles. Apara-  joes. Callats, Bridle nnd  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hull Street, N"l��on.  Notice^j)f Application _foi!_a_ Certify  cate of Improvements.  Hhoici::>' Hni. MiM:it\i.Ci.<u.M,Mii'A'iKr.s nn:  Aivvwoitm Minivi; Di\i<fOK or Wi>i  K��iun:\\\   fti-iiitiui,  \si> joi-Mi.ii ,uwn  IV.O MII.I.<> hot 1IIWI   ,1   Ol'   AlNsWOlUH. Al>  JillSlW   I'lli: Altk.'.N-iA-,, (j'.Vlll.l) AND   U.MUX  .MlNi;ic il. Claimp.  Take nofiee (h.it I. U. L\ Young, (acting as  ni;eril foi K. .!. Roberts, free iiiincr'n eertille.ilo  i|>(!< in) .No. mi, and Aniiii ('. Ituclclc). fieo  iiilncr'hd-iLilicitc No. U. 1 l.'fl"I fH'O miner's wr-  iufonto Xo. li. 1:5.Wi. intond, -i\i> dais fiom iho  ditto lu'icof, lo.ijip!} to Iho mitiliiK recorder for  ii eenilieiiieof iiiipuni'muiiln, for ihc V<" I'i,(>c o  ohiniiihiK ii i-ioun xintit ��f (hc above ci.-iim.  And fnrtlicr t.il.o notice that jii'Uuh. under ��e<*  Hon "7, hum lxicoimiient.1 (I hefoto lhe ismiiuico  of hiii. Ii coittlii.itc of jininoi'i munli.  IMnl ihih L>llii day of A mil. A, >>., I'tw.  li. C. VOIJXC. IM..S.  LAND   NOTICE.  Notice h lipifljy Klvi'ii tJutnfs<;i ono month I  will niiiku .implication to the Chief CoiiiuiiMsioncr  of r,.mdMilld VV'ojksto jnii'Ui.iw (ouy iicioh of  land in the di-.li It L of W'lmI, Kootenay lis the  province of iiiili-h Colniuhia. Mtn.tUrt on Ihc  (>nht fluid of lioolcnay lake, hut ween Lochlimt  and l..ifranct) crcyk^ hh follows; ('omiiinitoiiiK  at a ronton the he.iijj tiinikod "Initial I'o^t lolui  I..udl.iu'h \\ WVC'omei," thence southerly hIouk  the lake -Jfi cljauw. thence easterly 'A) clianw,  thence northerly _(i ehiuw, thence wonUirly <!0  chains lo the place of bej?inmia,'  JOHN LAIDLAW.  luted nt Nelson, D. C, this 3ul day of April,  l.%0.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. G.  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffoe.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best) quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound '.9  10  Java and Mocha Blond, 3 pounds....  I 00  Pine San ton, i pounds  1 00  SantO'i Blend, S pounds  1 00  Our Special Blend, 6 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Roast, . pounds  X 00  A trial order solicited. Salesroom 2 doors oasb  of Oddfellows block. West Baker street.  ~ONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Aftply O. li. LKXNOX, Solicitor, Nelson B. C-  N0TICE  OF  MEETING.  The Nel-on plumber*, f,w and sltuim Altars'  union ineet.ievery hocontl and fourth Knday at  tho Mineni' Union hall at S p.m.  JJ. WKKKS, ^Secretary pro tem.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS  25  CENTS  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  J- and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in seratcq waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone CO.    '  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES;  TJTT F. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  vv ���   Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in   assayors  supplies.   Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO $1  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  .   Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-olass  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  W|rs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OV THK ROYAL HOTEL, CALOARY  DID   YOU   SEE  Cuppan's New  FRESH  COOL  Schooners  TRY   ONE;   OH,   MY!  The only Good   Beer in  Nelson  CLUB HOTEL  Ityadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  The only hotel In Nelsop thab has remained  under one management since 1890.  Tbe bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar is alwavs stocked by the best dom s-  tlo and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   erib, b. c.  Kirst-class In'every respect. Choicest wines,  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor.  ^uraai^iasji  ���SPAMl/M  Vernon Street, Nelson.  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  ^ootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  ^ <HKUO��, mtrriBJi coLtmuu  R. REISTERER & CO"  MtKWKRA AKC UOTTJt.KIiS OJT  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ^glryfag't^d.     Bf��wary at Nelwn  elson   Wine   Oo,  CHOIOE WINES AND LIQUORS  Special attention given to family trado  Telephone !��  Bilker htieel,  Nolhon. B. C.  JHAMAOKR  OTTO H. ROSENDALE  Portland, Oregon, Postoffice Box 4��4  JIoldci'H of Hall Mines, Limited,  stock, either preferred or common,  will please coinmanicate witli me,  as I am instructed to buy up .same  in tiny quantities. Wire mo nl my  expense. (). M. Koseudale, I*. O.  box -Hi I, Portland, Oregon.  lowers  arjd   Plarjts  Palms f>ix teofc hiftlr. fiOO tokok, pot grower in  20 viirietftt*. A chuitie collection of:. house and  bedding plant*. TliouiuuidK to xclcclfrom. Cut  ilouerri aim! (Ijsiifn-.. IiiMjtootKm iuvilod. Tho  Nelson (irccii House, KVont stroet, two blocks  eiwl of wharf. 1>. McCItKATIL  Orders !>y ipail prjwipUr filled.  B  CIGARS.  XTOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  **��� CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets, Nolson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Kootonay Belle" brands of cigare.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  O" J. EVANS & CO.���Baker streot, Nelson,  J-L��   wholesale    dealers   in   liquors,    cigars,  cement, fire brick and (Ire clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTI! UCTION CO JI PAN Y���Wholesale dealers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.'  FL0DR AND FEED.  RACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal pointson Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills ut Victoria, New.Weht.  ���minster, nnd Edmonton, Alberta. *  TAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  street, Nelson (Ocorge V. Motion's old  stand), Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and'Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 20.        ���    FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  "P    BURNS &   CO Baker  street,   Nelson,  ���*��� ��� wholosale dealers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  " GROCERIES. r~  A   MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ���   Hall    streets,     wholesale   grocers   and ���  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners'sundries.  '  OOTENAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LLMI-  TED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesalo  grocers.  f OHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  "    son, wholesalo grocers.  R. STEWART & CO.-Warehouses on C. P.  ���   R.  track, foot of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce   and  fruits.   Cold storage.   Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  T Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street. Nelson,  *���* ��� wholesale doalers in provisions, cured  meats, butter and eggs.     : .   .:   .  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.   LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson, wholesale dealers in  hardware and mining supplios, and water and  plumbers'supplies. ���  VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY  LIMITED-Baker street, Nelson, wholesale  doalers in hardware and mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths' supplies. Agnnts Ontario  Works.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS. -  TURNER,  BEETON & CO.���CornarSVSrnon  and Jopcphmo streets.  Nelson,' wh6|��Jtja)o  dealers in liquors, clears and dry goods-^Afents  *  for Pftbst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee ands.Cal-  Kary Brewing Co. of Calgary, ISSL__  _   PAINTS   AND' OILS. j^f>      ���  NELSON HARDWARE COMPANYss&kor  Stroot--Whole��ale dealers in pttihW- oil*,  and brashes of all kinds. 1-Tu-gent 'Btock in  Kootenay.  . jffiffi  H^  POWDER,, CAPS AND FUS&f�� :  ���AMILTON POWDER COMPANli&fiSiker  ��� street, Nolson, manufacturers of d^iiiiiaiiUS,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powdere,  wholesale dealers In cap-i and fut-e, and electric  blasting apparatus. ��;"=%  -��� " SASH AND DOORS, fltfllf  NELSON SAW AND PLANING-��tn3LS;6>j  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall Striate:_  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesalp^deffleHji  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work inadie.j;  to order. !���&& ilSsfeil  W^-Mi  TENTS 'AND   AWNINGS4|sfS  NELSON TENT AND AWNING KAC%|fesS^��|  Baker hired, Nelson.   Mnnufaciitt prfijf'^refe  kinds of   tenU,  awhinirfc,  and   wi��vii<?^��oodJ,vsJ  I'. O. Box 7��.   T hco. Maunon, proprfetor4J,#f'J '*'   :  WINES AND CIGARS.  0  IALIFORNIA    WINE   COMPANY.^BSH^^'Cf^l  ���'   TED-Corner Front and Hall stre$#?NelS?v5 ,,;  son, wholofaalo dealers In wines (case and*bulltf"����F��f5;  and domohtlc and imported cigars,       sfei^^��"S#?  ENGINEEES.  fWARLES  PA UK KR���M in ing and in Wnt-~m^?i%i* I  West Bak*>r Htreet. NeKoii/3t.vvwvS.S:���l^#;lsl  A  FEATEENAL SOCIETIES^^c -rj-*^. i  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F.^aK*sfef;"|f��.4^J  Meete second Wednesday In aaoK:ntftjtttBslla#��^feI  Scjournlog brethren invited. *    "   ' "^     "  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nolson Ixh^%��;$?  25, Knights of Pythias, meets In 1.^0,^.;:  Hail, corner Baker and Kootenay stroeVagesor^fS  Tuesday evening afc 8 o'clock.   VfsltliiK Kjiteht^* ���  cordially Invited to attend.    R. O. Joj, Kfefaf RJ:  &S^ I^-uniirilScpltjC;. C. .,.., �����.���^.  tO*ELSON U O. U, No. 10M2, meow In I.O; 0;S  ���"    Hnll, cornor Baker and Kootonay .siifeflt^iV  1st and 3rd   Friday of each  month,   Vftltia*;   ���  brothem cordially Invited.   R. Ruljlnh0i}*:Sy?;SE..  XV. Oawford, llcconliiiff-iiecrciAry.  NEI^ON 40RIE, Number 22, Fmberuil>Qr$m  of Eagles, meots every second."aiidPfO'iliJi  Wednesday Ineach month   in Vrnlatiilbtii'M&lU ..  Visiting brethren welcome,   W. Ut����ai*itlri,File4:.,-t --  dout.   Cliarlen Pros--��r, Socretjiry.  " TRADBS^OTON&^Tv^ '���'���'.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO.-ftS'lM.-'febf  M.���Moofx In jiiIiii'in' union nxiiiss; iiortH*  cahtcorner Victoria and Koolunuy i<trtf6tsj fetery"  Saturday evoiiliig at 8 o'clock. Visltihij: :WjBi-.  hers welcome. M. II. MouaII, PrcsSde��t. ill.rtu��  Wilkes. Secretary.  $*m  ������,-._  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCirAiJphe-iSKiia  lar niectinga of tho NcNon TradfiS-andLfihor; ���  Council will bo held in the ffiiiiersV-.ujilcftt^h'iUi;'.:":  corner of Victoria and KcK>tenayfctSree.tk,,..6n'-.ttie  flrst and third Thurbday of each;,,m6ntK; 4afc:  7.30 p. ui. G, J. Thorpe, President. .;j��;H^Mii;thiS.->'  son. Secretary       'I.-'^.f ;!-;;g^- V  nor Victoria and Kootenny btreet^. Vl^Sijiifiiii-:,.  bon. President.   Jainci CoIHiik. Secrie.^yiv;-^^;;i:  ARBKRS' UNION.-NcKon Unron-l^Kii^biS  the Intcriiattonal Journeymen IJjirwjr'sstfn-i;  Son of Amcric.1, meets every first and-third Mori^;  day of oacji month in Mntci ����� Ujiionqllilllicorrier:;  of Victoria and Kootenay ��lieel*.-!Afc::S#0Stf>'hW  hharp. Vihttlnif biothon) conli.dly;;iin'i,.i;eil/Jo -  attend. J. II. Matheson, President' W, S? Bill*;,  ville, Secictarj.   MAKERS' UNION mcetidst Juesdivy^  in overs month in thu W b, SI. hall.    Execv  rjiG.M  ^*" 111    C> Ul  J      IIIVH^M    JH     ��������<��        ������ ��    >    *.  utive boanl moet.s-e\ory Saturday  B~ "kkJki.aykus and masons''i^jJtoj^:^  'lhe Rncklajci-. and Mn-oiis" tiitei-natifihal  I'mnn No 3 of NeNaii meet*, secoitil fttid fotmlV���-'���'  Tue��da\-tn e.ich month at Miner-,1 l/tiioii hall .  J. W. K'tchci. tnc-Hlentr Joseph flurk, rccbrdirig:  ami corresponding seeref.irj. '.:_..   .'.'' ���'.-���';���:':-'-���_���  TrABo5Elii'" UNTOS.Z'N'elsojr Laborers' IW -:  J-J tectivo Utiion. No. Si2J,A. :F�� orL.< lheetsin-  Minors' Union Hull, northeast corner of Vibt&ritt'  and Kootenay streets, every Monday evoiiins  at 8 P.m. sharp. Visiting members of the Alijori-  ca�� Federation cordially in vital to attend., JoSin:.  Mullen, I*rc��idcnU Percy Stwckelton, BcCTijtwirii  '���^^ THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY MAY 26 1900  Rubber Gloves  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  The proper thing for spring house-  cleaning and gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. F. Teetzel & Go.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS'SUPPLIES  5t78  .  . .  .  ^���0.0-^-0-0-0-0,0-0.0.0.  ^.��<3�� -S-^ ���*��.����� ������51 ��� <����,?'-CS^.<5t.  Uf  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  xti  Hi  iti  xti  Hi  Ui  iti  Hi  x\t Of JUT)e   u/ill  xti  iti  Ui  iti  xti  xti  iti  iti  Ui  xti  xti  Ui  iti  xti  Ui  Ui  iti  ' 0-0-0-0.0. 0.0-0-0-0. 0-^.~^  at  iti  Hi  eddii^  riiiixirxxxxTiszinj] a-zxrzz :ixim����ix��ii :ixix:  S009 be  rii^ii^ .  .'tun: -.zxz-iz-zii.zzzi ixzxzxxxxxxxxxxx) xzxxxxx rcxxx:  This will mean an increased demand fop high-class jewelry, and  we have prepared for it.  We are offering" the best  values in Kootenay in suitable Wedding Presents.  Jacob Dover  Nelson, B. C.  Hi  Ui  iti  iti  iti  Ui  Uf  xti  iti  iti  Ui  xti  Ui  Hi  iti  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  xti  Ui  iti  xti  iti  iti  xti  Ui  Ui  iti  iti  iti  '^���<-_-__>-__.-^S'-__.-_���_���%_���-_^-?2'  -0_i^S^i9-_9.0-_9-0-0-0-0-0-0  The Jeweler $  ^&.9LSL&e__i��,e__&i&._t-_iJ^-  Oup Clearance  of Dry Goods  Sale  Is sold.    Linen for skirts  Dress  Duck, regular 20c  is still on and will be continued until all  at 10, 15, and 20 cents per yard ; White  goods, sale price 12ic per yard; regular 25c goods, sale price 15c ;  White Pique at 15, 20 and 25 cents. A large range of Underskirts from $1 up.   AU other dry goods sold at proportionate prices.  A. FERLAND & CO.  ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  IT IS WELL KNOWN  Tli.it \.o are Uio rccoRiuVed lculcih in cinrj ing the choicest  ���md bcsi grade1! of Tcim and C'oirees. Thii fact has bean  thoiouuhlj pioven by tlio public nppicaialion oflho samo,  winch lias cnuscd our Miles to incieapoin (ho above linen  < full) Ylpercent.   To (nose who have not tried our leudeiK  wo uic iilw.ijs pleased io submit s.uiij>1cs ,iftor which you  iculil) see timt jou hiu o been puwtif; !ho<-aniefoi nmuticlo  winch coulil not for 11 moment be computed with it. Weuio  Mite to plcnso jpu, us out-htock is <ciiiplolo nnd tho best that  mom j uin bu\.  The Western Mercantile Company, Limited.  liAKEIt &TKEKT. NKLSON, B. C.  .���_-......   ..���.-���.-.- , n     ,      ,    f  _.,-.-- ,., ��� ������-    -���    ��� ��� I.   -��� ���     ._    n.. ���     _  Just Received.~..  A large consignment of the latest  styles of hats, union and custom  made.   Clothing  for bargains  at  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  THEO SVfADSON'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.  J". O. BOX I7fi.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone 101.  M, Kerry & ^'ompanj's .Seeds.  Fresh Kg^s Received Daily  John \. irvisfg &, Go  Opposite Postoffice  anes  St!6  GENERAL,BROKER  4 rtoorfi went of Dominion Bxpress office.  , O. Box 523.   Phones; Office 111, Houso 152  FOR RENT  Throe, Mx and seven room iiouics  FOR SALE AT A BARGAIN  5 i'Oopi house and 2 lots  # room liouMJ, furnished, and 2 comer lots  Albo rieveral good lute.  INSURANCE.  LOANS,  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Alex Goodevow, 13-Mile Point, will  appear at tho police court this morning, charged  with an assault on Joe Korton.  Jack, the Siwash, whose earthly  possessions were stolen from hi.s canoe a few  days ago,'is happy onco moro. Mr. Nightingale,  a resident of Fairview, found the missing outfit  secreted near tho shore and advised .lack of his  Iiml. The Indian gathered in his pots and  blankets and left for friendlier regions.  Mrs. James Lawrence and family  have gone to AVinnipeg.to spend the summer.  Bruce White has leased their residence during  Mrs. Lawrence's absence.  The steam launch Vedette, went  to Kaslo on the queen's birthday and her crew  spent the evening there. While returning an  accident happened to her machinery, and she  was forced to tie up at Five-mile point, while lier  crew walked home. ���:  The public library opens to the  public today, in ils newiinarfers in tlio Selotis  block on V iotoria street. In the evening at 8  o'clock, ithe old magazines and papers will be  sold by auction by E. A. Create. This will bo an  Admirable opportunity to help the library, and  also to get interesting reading matter at a low  rate.  A. E. MeLeod of the C.P.R. staff,  has bsen appointed to a desk in H. W. Drew's  oflice. Tho position of chief clerk, vacated by  Mr. C'rudge, who went to Sandou as agent, has  not been tilled.  Manager Waterman of the base  ball team, received a telephone message from  Rossland yesterday, asking the Nelson tossers to  go over thereon Sunday week, June .'Ird. 'Ihe  NeKon club will probably accept, and adednite.  decision will be come to today, when a reply will  be sent.  At the baptist church tomorrow,  the Rev. G..). Coltei White will pi each in the  morning on the ' Unity of tho-Spii.t, and in tho  evening he will make spcu.il lofeicnce to the  queens biillulay, and the piovincial elections.  A service of songuill precede t he e\ ening service.  The  Rossland ball team  played  the Bl.vii College boj s of Spokane at Rostand on  Thiiiadny ami defeated them by ll> runs lo 1.  They plnved Iheiii agaifr \esleidaj and beat  them by 11. to 1). Blair College was to have ionic  to Nelson hut has hacked down. The Kos-hcml  team has been slightlv strengthened since thej  plajed Vclbon.  Thomas Dempster, who is  one of  the cailiesl residents of Nelson, has sold lots ,{  and I. block '.'d, Addition A, to C. Magho, and  fiom the proceeds will visit his parents in Scotland and take in the I'ans exposition. Investments made in ical estate in Nelson in Ihc carh  days havc almost invariably turned out well,  and Mi. Dempster is only one of lhe many lucky  ones.  The   Nelson   &   Port Sheppard  tiains weie not in luck Thursdav. The tiain  from Spokane met with an accident, Uic fiont  tiuckof the locomotive bciiiK disabled neat Che  vveUih. Oncofthccicw walked .seven miles to  tclegiaph foi another engine, and the train  pulled in hcie eight hours late Kiulier in the  il'ij as| gh|, coIIimoii occunctl between freight  and passenger tiujns.  John TV, Petcli  is under an est  ihaigcd with tliufr,. ivnd will be died b} w.agis-  Uate Cieahe this Jiioiimig. I! is alleged that on  Tli in slay night Petch was drinking m the Giuc  Pot saloon and that ho snatched <i puioo eoti-  laniirig��30 in ��ash and a check Iron! O. F. Don-  nej'j h hand Donnely cha-ed the man who robbed him, bul without avail. Tho e,i*jfi was  placed in chief Jarvis' hands and at 1 o'clock  jestonlay nioiniiiK Fetch w.is aricstcd m his  shuck near the Ifall Minos road. He was ulonti-  llcd by Donucllj as the man w ho did the puree.  mm (citing.  The cool weather of the last  _ew  dajs lifts juit a stop to (ho i'hO in Iho lake, and  foi IS hours tha level Iiiih been falling tdowly.  The iccsssum now amounts to three o>- four inches.  TJie contract for the erection  of  tho walk and basement of the Cleaieuts-ICirk-  Wilson block has been lot to Shackleton & Laidlaw. The agicement calls for the laving of IGPO  j aids of iiiRhonrj and is piobably the most e\-  tenhivcofiti Kind id mule in the city. The  conti.icioiM st.ut woik about Juno KI ami aie to  iimsh in ,<D dajs. They new have ovei ,x do/,on  men ui woik in tlieir iniarry, ard this >tall will  be uu teased to tl or 5'J when (tier work on the  wails commences,.  The   Hev.  W.   Munroe,    of   tho  Canadian CongicgatlomilChotcli, will hold sci-  vires ui thcopew hou>-e tonionow at 11 a.m. and  7'.'K) p. in, Thosuhiect of the morning's seimon  will be "jMaiif, qiies'ion and Ood's atihwer, and  in the opening * L.uiiiciiing Out. Hen Steiner  .md Mr. Wormii li.ueeh.uge of the musical ar-  langemcnH.  The Ven. archbishop  Pentreath  of Victoria is in tlio o:ty for (lie meeting of the  si nod ne\C week. Ho will be the gaost of cap-  t.mi J. W. Tioup (L"1 mg hLsVxsit to tlu> city.   A   number   of   fishermen   spent  Thin .dav al Slot an Junction, ard standing ioom  wasat n premium bj mason of tho oiovvd of re-  iuI'mngangle!s. Thcieweiua fbw fish among  the pat ty.  The lVelson  Miner  is doing ,the  Consul vatno ikiiIv in tl.i> province inoiehaun  than (wo opposition pupois could pos.ibij tlo.  The editor scivu'J lm maslois well,���Keiguson  K/igle.  Today is nomination   day, and  the Ihieeumdidafes for h'ginl'itivp honuri, will  be duly nominated nt the court house this morning.  There was a  rumor about town  jcierilay ovuniig that a Chinaman had been  killed in itossland jcstcrday imiiiiing ot Tinny-  dav nigh1. Tho iiimoi. whith was tniued to  Chinatown, added thai tho iitiudui had been  < onunitted by Siighbiiideis. ,\u conllinialion  was oblHinablo H'sterday ev cuing.  TJie lodge of Nelson's Queen, No.  J41. of the Sons qf Knglntid Bc'nollt Soddy, will  hold then aiinii.il church paiade tonionow. Tho  ineiiiliei'd will meet at the lodge room in Kiater-  nity Hall at Jul loi k and maich io HI. Saviour's  fhiin'li. All Bnglishmcsi aie iinitcd to take  p.ul.    HOTEL ABRIVALS.  A i i uw Pu viit- K. )'. Btn us. 10 Side point; \\'.  McDonald, Sandon: Mrs. (Jridon and daughters,  Sin'Knineia'o: archdeacon 1'entrcaMi, Vancouver: V. .1. O'Reilly, Silverton; L. I>. Wurtoii,  Knglnnd.  A'l rni: W.\VFiiti:r- C. A. Svvnnsou, city; John  Swanson^citi: W. Chandler, I'rnotor: W. Wnll,-  (!rc!iiiwfiod:(l. V. Kitch, Powder l-oinl.  At nn: Tih:mont-0. M. Grant, Ken* Denver;  J. Met 'urty. Or.tiiiicMinc; R. M. inland, .1. Jiono,  V, Kerraro, John Gibson G. Lit tho'. city. ;  A'l tin:  llr.MR.���J.  (L   Whiteacro,  Toronto  Hank Noll,  I'orlo liico:  G. M. Cosgrove. .Spo.  kane: O. Auld. Toronto:  A. Brignoll,  Glasgow  G. \V. HHop, New York. ;  A'l -ruj: Qci:i:.v's.���1. 51. Worth. K. II. Lewis,  ,1. Munroe, li. C. Dickson, Trail; F. A. Hcaj),  Ainswortll, J. 51. Boyd, iCj'ic; S. S. (Jonklin,  A. McPhee, Sandon.  At nn: Uka.vi) ('i;stuu.-.I. Moran, TIall; J.  Snarr, Theo. Klaels, Kaslo; J. A. Ha^kshnvv,  Athabasca Mine: A. Duperi-y. Ymir.  First door west  of Bank ot British  Columbia building.  Baker Street I  Eusii to Mafeking.  Wakiiknton, May 2,f.���Operations have been pushed forward 80  miles. One of general Hunter's  brigades occupied Vryburg last  night. Considering the difficulties  of the road, this is a remarkable  aeliievement for a mixed force,  short of rations, making forced  marches. Water is scarce. Some  portions of the brigade covered 18  miles without a break. General  Hunter personally goes to Vryburg  today by train.  More Boxer Massacres.  London, May 25.--A special dispatch from Shanghai says: "Advices from Schuen, province of  Hupe, report that the boxers have  destroyed two villages, aud massacred many of the converts of the  French missionary stations. The  general commanding at Shi Nan  Fu sent a regiment to the scene of  the disturbance. The soldiers were  ambushed and lost 2(5 killed. Reinforcements have been dispatched  from Ichang."  Celebration at Havana.  Havana, May 25.���L. E. Garden,  British consul here, celebrated tiie  queen's birthday by giving an official dinner. His guests included  governor-general Wood, manager  Sharrett, the bishOp of Havana,  sen or' 'ramayo,; secretary"'of sfstte,  senor Meldpx, president of the supreme court, the foreign consul  generals with the prominent Englishmen and the heads of departments.  League Gaines.  Detroit 5, Milwaukee 2.  Pittsburg 2, New York 4.  Buffalo 4, Kansas City 11.  Cleveland 4, Chicago 8.  Cincinnati 1,-Boston 1.  Syracuse 10, Springfield 4.  Demonstration by Japan.  Victoria, May 25.���News was received in Victoria from the orient  today to the effect that following  the recent naval manoeuvres Japan  will make an initiatory demonstration.  Well Known Baritone Dead.  rini.ADRl.i'HiA, May 25.���Signor  del Puente, the widely known baritone, died suddenly today at his  home iu this city. Death was due  to apoplexy. . He was 00 years old.  DR. ALEX  FORIN  Okwce:  Hoi siov Hrociv-.  Nelson Opera House  OlSTB  NIGHT  ONLY  May 30th  THE,  Florence Hyde-Jencks  CONCERT CO.  Florence Hyde-Jencks is considered one of the best Dramatic  Soprano singers in America. She  appeared in _ the. Auditorium-in  Spokane on May 14th and was well  received. She will bo assisted hero  by Mr. G. Magnes Sehutz, a baritone  formerly the baritone soloist wifch  Soim's Band and Elbridge M. Shaw  violinist, and Mr. Albert V. White  pianoist. This will be the musical  treat of the season. Seats will be  placed on sale at the usual place on  Monday, at 10 o'clock. Admission  50c; reserved seats 75c.  J. E. ANNABLE, Manager.  Yoii are cordially invited to  call at the new:jewelry store  and examine the goods. No  difference whether you wish  to buy .or not you are  heartily welcome to come  in and inspect the stock.  You will find some bargains.  1��  Ut  'NStSON  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS  &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steam  Hose.  and Suction  Crucible  Cast  Steel  5-16 to 1-in. in  Wire  stock.  Rope  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  JOHN HOUSTON IS ENDORSED        o  Choice Was Unanimous.  The organized labor of this riding  showed last night, in no uncertain  voice, where they stood wheu the  delegates from the different labor  organizations of ���Nelson affiliated  with the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council met in Fraternity Hall last  night. R. Robinson was elected to  the chair, and, after the political  situation in the riding-,had been  discussed, the following resolution  was unanimously adopted: "Resolved : That we, the representatives of the several trades and  labor organizations here assembled,  hereby place ou record our appreciation of the valuable services  rendered to the cause of organized  labor by John Houston, and. in  further acknowledgement of the  same, do hereby endorse the candidature of John Houston as the representative of the Nelson riding in  the next legislature, and pledge to  him our undivided and hearty  support."  The organizations represented  were the Miners' Union No. 90, Carpenters' Union No. 524, Watchmakers and Jewelers, Brotherhood  of Trainmen No. 558, Plpmbers,  Gas and Steamfitters' Union, Barbers/ Union No. 190, Nelson Typographical Union No. 340, Bricklayers  and Masons' International Union  No. 3, Laborers' Protective Union  No. 8,121, Painters' Union.  There were 27 delegates present,  and they represented a membership  of 800, and they were undivided in  their opinions. .  Two delegates arrived on the de-     jKp  layed train from Ymir, representing   ty?  the Ymir Miners' Union, but, owing  to an oversight,  they forgot their  credeutialb, and so could  not take  part in the meeting.  Black and Galvanized Sheet Irpn  1  Soft Steel Plates  ���8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and  120  Agents���Trmix Ore Curs, Giant Powder, and Metropolitan t'uso, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  Uf  Hi   185 Baker Street.  xti  xti  iti  iti  iti  ���^���^���_-_-3t-2_.-_��-__.'Z_t-i_>'_'_��  ���0-0._��.0--0-0^-0l-0-0^-0-*''0__&  Telephone 10.  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  Roberts Near the Vaal.  Vkedefokt, May 21.���TheBritish  columns, after an unopposed march,  reached Vredefort road at uoon today and are mow only two marches  from tho Vaal river. '  ��� BUSINESS  MENTION.  For   sale.���Furnished   hotel   for  Ealo cheap. Apply at Cabinet Cigar htore, NeNon.  Wanted���A good general servant  pui. Jlii. S, S. Taylor, corner Carbonate and  W.iul streels,  Found astray-���A dark bay mare,  in Uie vicinity of Giant Powder mill, branded X  on left lup. Owner cm lm o fhe Same liy jiror-  ingpioputy and paying foi litis advertisement.  For information, apply to W. V, JintcJicloi,  Granite Mine.'  To Lot���New live room cottage.  Jlotand cold water, balh room, and sewpr connection. Fnciairmlo from po��t otllcc. Kent  #15 pei month.   K. T. H. Stmpkins,_Couil Hou_so._  To   rent���live-roomed   furnished  house, with piano, on Mill street, three houses  west of Cedar. Apply at the picmibcs in tho  .morning.  Wanted--position   as     a     wire  Milicor. Understands tho fare of traimwus.  Able (o take full cuoof tnunwajsnnd men. Uu-  riorsinnrts all kinds, of vi'iMfing woik. Apply to V.  W.UioLk, lock box28, Gem. Idaho.  A good opportunity for man and  wife, Home and good pa} ing business. Capital  iiLUOihiiry S;��W,   Apply W. Rush, Postofiico.  Man and wife wants to manage,  rent, or lease hotel or boairfine house anywhviu.  Fully compelent nml reliable. Address Mia  Hadley, I'okI Ofllie.  Gardening���Employment wanted  by a piactiuil man. Itcsidennal groimdslaidout,  etc.   AddicHfa, AV. W. WiImhi, Mclbon  Wanted'���Position as stenographer and t}powliter bj lady of evpeiienco���Ko-  ttrences. ISO objections to going out of city. Ad-  dre��s Stenographer, Ti ibuiie.  For sale���Black Minorca eggs for  hatching, $? 0(1 per Ul tins.   Box {138. Nelson.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Tian&fer barn on Vemon sttreet. Telephone  call 113.  For Sale.���One-third interest in  ���Mineral Claim near Ymir, for $100, money to be  expended in development. Apply to Alex  Stewart, Turner & Bocckh block, Nelson.  For sale���the north half of block  100, Nelson.  Address P. O. Box 572,'Nelson.  Spot cash, paid for _ second-hand  ,gonds of all kinds at the Nelson Bazaar, Malone  '& Tregillus block,       -.. ..  "-���  Houses furnished with new and.  second-hand furniture, or mixed n'eworidsecondhand funiit'Urcoii the installment plan, by the  Nelson Bazaar, Malono Sc Tregillus block.  \ti We have removed our place of business  j# for the next few 'months to the olci Burns  i�� shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  iti hope to see all our old customers and many  jjf new ones.   Give us a call.  iti    xti  xti  iti  Ui  iti   Telephone 10  "^���^>'-^"S"-^"S^'ft,T>';g''^'ia,:ig''S?  '0'T0'0'0'0-0> 0-0-0'0-0-0  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  185 Baker Street  _\-_'-_'-i_''_\'&'_''_\-_''_''*_'_?'.  xti  Ui  xti  Hi  Ui  xti  iti  Ui  xti  Ui  Ui  iti  xti  Ui  xti  xti  xti  Ui  iti  iti  mm  r.^_V'k  5.��v^ P'P-?3-0'e3'c_3'__?'��3.i_?.c3''cS  Some Plain Facts  About Clothing  m  We are now showing the finest stock of Spring  and Summer Suits in Nelson. There are several  points of merit in our Suits. They are all of the  latest cut and are lined all through with the best  linings. They are tailored better than Suits offered elsewhere at much higher prices. The fabrics  are the best in the market. We lead all others  for values in  Ghsnts'Tupnisliinp"  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  #  MSAL MERCHANT  LARDO, B. C,  Having built a new store and received a new  stock of goods, T am in a position lo outfit alt  prospootor-i going into the Lardo-Duncan country  oh cheap as any merchant in Kaslo or Nolson.  Ui.ly Haley is always at JLardo with animals, and  #  We know that our values cannot be equalled hy #  any other house in Nelson. We are so sure of ||  this that we will give money back if it cannot be ^  proven. #  m  [son Homing noose S  Wi1  ��19 falser tfiSt??@et *  ii!  rm  m  get w&mi  mm\-_L\m$  .\ifc  '���:mo;'MM!iimm"WS&tiWi% MW^&0��msv  5(ootetiay Electric Snppfy &  ~  ^ufilfdii Co.  J^imJLvfcj-l STREET NELSON  ���-., ���.v, -,.���,.-._���_-._*_.��_���._,._,-------,-��.*     Bpecial oHotattoua  is ready to undertake any freighting that may be    A. B. OKAY, P.O.  *.4rn���._i S.*.��      ��-*i..j. ...n ., ..;��> ' ���fate  Offered hiin.   Give nic a t rial,  Healiwifs If\liili''W$~ Ira Bricks,  Fire Clay, America** Gumbertanid Goal fBlacksniiths]  Special jjnotationa i  ivera for carload, tefta  >x S21, NeUon, JX e.  Kofltouay Agent)

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