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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE   DOLLARS A YEAR  xxnz  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  SI  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  MONDAY MORNING   JUNE 4 1900.  PRICE FIVE  CENTS  DUTCH STILL FIGHT HARD  Roberts' Cautious Advance.  Nkw Yohk, June 3.���In a cable  to this morning's Tribune, filed at  London.at one o'clock this morning,  Isaac i\. Ford, takes up the war  news from South Africa, received  ab the metropolis at that hour and  discusses and draws deductions  from tho ninny conflicting versons  as follows :  ������ General Roberts' bulletins con-  lain evidence that the Dutch have  ���not yet finished fighting aud that  i here is urgent need of caution in  <������ inducting the advance. The  Highland brigade, instead of being  with Ian Hamilton as was previously  supposed, ha9 been advancing from  Ventersburg to Heilbron and  wishing the whole distance,  naval guns and field artillery  patiently biding liis time. A supposition is entertained by some well  informed men that negotiations are  in progress for the surrender of  Pretoria on similar terms to the occupation of .Johannesburg, and that  president Kruger is in communication "with lord Salisbury. These  theories are plausible, but the proof  is lacking."  CHASING AFTER AGUINALDO  Either Killed or Wounded.  Luzon, June 3.���Via Manila, Juno  ROBERTS  NEAR  PRETORIA  skir-  The  were  u-ed and the  march was  a  trying  one, with about fifty casualties.  "The persistent opposition offered  lo Colville's troops on tho immediate flank of the raihvay line leading to the Vaal, is proof that the  Fi-pe State burghers are still in the  field and bent upon harassing the  ib itish army in its northward prog-  ic-s. General Jiundle's casualties  in the operations between Lindley  and Senekal havc run up to 180,  and the press dispatches show that  the Free State troops were re-in-  forced from Bethlehem, and .that  they fought with determination  .���md skill and were driven back after a stubborn resistance. General  Brabant is reported to have sur-  loundeda small Boer force near  Ficksburg.  "Colville, Rundle.  Clements  and  llhabantnow hold  a  long lino  on  i he  eastern   (lank   from   Heilbron  through   Lindley   aud  Senekal  to  ' 'icksburg. and the Free State troops  ���j contesting  the general  wheel-  ig  movement toward  Bethlehem  ;i\d JIarrismith.  -The Dutch resistance has not ended in that quarter,  ii u iu the 'poor  white' district  of  -  (Cape Colony where general Warren  jhsib been confronted with a superior  Joipe of rebels.    The details of this  jjffahjjshow that tho icbels were repulsed after they had succeeded iu  sutrounding   Warren's   force, but  not until there had been hard fighting.  ��� Public interest centers upon the  advance line between Johannesburg  and Pretoria. French's report of  hi-* operations on Monday 'and  Tuesday did not reach general  Roberts until Thursday morning,  lie had driven the'Boers from sev-  i,i al strong positions, with 31  i casualties, and was holding his  ground north of Johannesburg in  iaccordance with general Roberts'  instructions.  "General Roberts' detailed report  ��� of the occupation of Johannesburg  was given out by the war office, at  'midnight.    Two divisions, with the  naval brigade and brigade divisions',  marched through the town, and the  Hag was raised and saluted   in  the  -presence of a crow<i.   Tho Transvaal  -<coniniandant,���Krausc,_rode_ with  general Roberts and had arranged  1 lie ceremony iu advance.    General  ���Boberts   leffc a  single  brigade   to  -guard the town and   the remaining  i roop3 encamped north of tho city  (oii the  Pretoria road.    Hamilton's  column and French's mounted force  were still further away.  "Those official details leave several points in doubt, but it is evi-  .|*>nG that goneral Roberts has not  Vbs cn drawn into Pretoria with pro-  ,mufcure haste, but is, acting cautiously and deliberately, adhering  ift plans of his own. Hamilton  ���(tid Vvntieh are' possibly carrying  out some preconcerted arrangement  with Methuen or with the British'  forces from the western border, but  more probably they are waiting for  tho infantry to come Lo their support.  ' The Pretoria dispatches havebcen  an inextricable maze of contradiction since lord Roslyn's theatrical  manifesto was issued. The capital  ],;t>* been alternately described as  empty and helpless and as strongly  defended by 10,000 Boers, and president Jvruger is left one day biding  in the Lydenberg district and is  brought back over night to Pretoria to negotiate peace and smoke  hi.*s long pipe on liis stoop. Pretoria,  news is .so untrustworthy that no  conclusions can bo based upon it.  ���'Apparently lord ISoberts' army  1lt .r Johannesburg is not over  thirty thousand strong and'he is  not in ^ hurry, but is waiting for  tlit) completion of las transport  ju rangetnents and possibly for  t cini'orcements. The public hero  l���ive been misled by lord Roberts'  _U -patches, but general Roberts is  3.���Major March, with his detachment of the 33rd regiment, overtook what is believed to have been  Aguinaldo's party on May lOtli at  Lagat, about one hundred miles  north of Vigan. The Americans  killed or wounded an officer, supposed to be Aguinaldo, whose body  was removed by his followers.  Aguinaldo had one hundred men,  major March one hundred aud  twenty-five. The American- commander reached Laboagau, where  Aguinaldo had made his headquarters since March (>bh, on May 7th.  Aguinaldo had fled seven hours before, leaving all the beaten trails  aud traveling through the forest or  along the beds of streams.  Toward evening on May 19th  major March struck Aguinaldo's  outpost about a, mile outside of  Lagafc, killing four Filipinos and  capturing two. From the latter he  learned that Aguinaldo had camped  there for the night. Although exhausted and half starved, major  March's men entered Lagat on the  run. They saw the insurgents scattering into the bushes or over the  plateau. A thousand yards beyond  the town on the mountain side the  figures of 25 Filipinos, dressed in  white, with their leader on a gray  horse, were silhouetted against the  sunset. The Americans fired a volley and saw the officer drop from  his horse. His followers fled, carrying the body.  The Americans, on reaching the  spot, caught the horse/ which was  richly saddled. Blood "from a  badly wounded man, was on the'  animal and on the ground.' The  saddle bags contained Aguinaldo's  diary and some private 'papers, including proclamations. One of  these was addressed "To the Civilized Nations." It protested against  the American occupation of the  Philippines. - There were also  found copies of senator l^everidge's  speech, translated into Spanish,  and entitled '"The death knell of  the Filipino people."  Major March, believing that the  Filipinos had taken to a river which  is a tributary to the Chico, followed it for two days reaching Tiao,  where lie learned that a party of  Filipinos had descended tho river  on May 20th on a raft with the  body of a dead or wounded man  upon a litter, covered with palm  leaves. There major March reviewed his command, shoeless and exhausted, and picked out  21 of the  freshest    men, with     whom    he  beat the surrounding "country  for six days longer, but  without finding any trace of  the insurgents. The Americans  pushed ouand arrived at Aparri on  May 29th. The officer shot was  either Aguinaldo or hi3 adjutant,  and, as the horse was richly cap-  pa risoned, ifc is a fair presumption  that it was Aguinaldo.  The soldiers of general Young,  military governor of northwestern  Luzon, captured early last month  an insurgent officer with papers revealing Aguinaldo's whereabouts.  General Young immediately organized for pui suit, giving major  March a chance to finish the work  begun hi November.  Athabasca to Reorganize.  At a general meeting of the shareholders' of the Athabasca Mining  Company held in London ou May  18th it was decided to reorganize  the company, The capitalization  will be reduced one half, and  the shares of the new company will be assessable up to  3 s. each. The directors' report  states that the money is required  for an increaso of the equipment  that will enable them to start dividends as soon as it is completed.  A Tat Job.  Ottawa, June 3.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���The salary of the new  major-general to command the Canadian militia, colonel Richard  [febden O'Grady Ifaly, C. B., D. S.  O., who was appointed at yesterday's cabinet meeting, is $4,000 and  $2,000 for allowances. He was  named by the Imperial authorities.  Contradictory Humors.  London, June 4, 4 a. m,���There is  no direct news from Pretoria of  later date than Thursday evening.  General French's cavalry were then  at Irene, 8 miles.south of Pretoria,  and fighting was heard. Lord  Roberts' message about secondary  operations elsewhere and the situation at Johannesburg, dated Orange  Grove Farm, four miles northeast  of Johannesburg, show that oh  Saturday at 9:10 p. m. he was 15  miles from Pretoria. The correspondents with lord Roberts have  not got through a line about the  operations after the occupation of  Johannesburg. Official messages  continue to come through, but press  telegrams are held up, probably to  avoid to giving even a hint as to  what maybe the; pending operations.  From the other side there filters  through Lorenzo Marquez a mass of  statements,     some    contradictory,  other   obviously   improbable;   but  the   following,   purporting   to   be  facts, arriving at Lorenzo- Marquez  on Saturday  direct from  Pretoria  say that the capital was preparing  to   surrender   when   they -left on  Thursday.    The   forts" were    dismantled.   The Boer guard at Ko-  matipoort searched ali trains and  turned back most of tne fugi6ives,  among them  deserting  foreigners,'  who were striving to reach neutral  ground.    Immense Boer convoys of  provisions   are   between   Pretoria  and   Middleburg.     Fifteen . trains  are   being   sent   to Ma'chasadoran  with supplies for JLydenburg.    Pretoria is pictured by the -refugees as  in a state" of indescribable confusion.    The populace aro dismayed  and the British are expected hourly.  Some foreign attaches have arrived at Lorenzo Marquez to communicate with their governments  for orders to IeaAre.   They consider  that organized war on the Transvaal 'side   is   at an   end.   Plying  among the Boers are  reports that  the British have  been beaten back  at' Lindley.. with heavy _ loss? that  the main attack on Elandsfonteija-  failed, and lord .Roberts was forced  to  retire to   Klipriversberg;   that  the railway has been cut behind  him, south of Vereeniging, and that  a   provision   train   has been captured.  ' Without crediting any of these  Boer bulletins, everything from  the field of war behind lord Roberts points to a great effort to para -  lyze his advance east of the railway and north of Bloemfontein..  No less than four 13oer colums were  in a movement5 seemingly with this  objective. There was a commando  in1 front- of general Brabant  near Ficksburg. which faced general Rundle near Senekal, a third  occupied Lindley and pressed toward the raihvay, and a fourth  seized Heilbron and pushed toward  Kroonstadt. These operations, assuming them to have been independent, all appear to have failed.  TJie revival of the Boer fighting  power east of lord Roberts' advance, although fruitless, is a  symptom that the Boers are not  yet crushed.  In general Bundle's attack on  the entrenched Boers, several miles  east of Senekal, May 29th, the British did not see a Boer all day so  completely were they hidden. The  British infantry did not get within  1000 yards of their riflemen. The  182 losses wired by lord Roberts  were suffered by the Grenadiers  aud Scots Guards while advancing  over a level from which the grass  had been burned. The Britishers  in khaki were a conspicuous target  against the black back ground.  General Rundle -withdrew his  whole force at sundown to Zeik,  thus succeeding in drawing the  Boers from Lindley, allowing the  threatened force to get away  safely. The Jtoers sent to the  British for medical help, saying  that commandant de Villiers was  seriously wounded. General Rundle sent a doctor, with a bottle of  champagne and his compliments, as  well as a message that he would release all the Boer prisoners at  Senekal.  handicap in an exciting'finish, and  covered the! distance in 2:01 1-5.  Stevens and Kramer iu the final  heat of the quarter-mile professional  race, were the first to bring the  crowd to their feet. The former  gained a lead of ten lengths before  Kramer got under way. On the  second quarter the ex-amateur  champion pedalled for dear life.  Inch by inch, he'cut down Stevens'  lead and passed under the wire less  than ji foot ahead. One heat  of the team race between Kramer  and Eaton vs. Freeman: and Downing was really exciting.; In the first  heat, the finish was so close that  many thought l^reieman won. In  the succeeding "heats, however, Kramer finished* first in^each by a half  length.       ������"'   "���. .' :>;-'   ������/"' .  Nelson Man Woundedl  Ottawa, June 2.���The following  cable was received froiii the secretary; of war tqdayr ���'"!��� have the  honor to report the ireeeipt of a  cable from major Ogilvie,commanding the Special Service Battery,  dated Douglas, JunerJ2, reporting  the following as killed and wounded  in a night attack at-Faber's Farm :  Killed.���No.' 382, bombardier (corporal in nominal roll) W. .^Latimer,  loth Shelford Field Battery;  wounded:���No. 404; corporal H. M.  Brown ; No. 420, bombardier J. Mc-  Askill; B battery (several times); No.  411, driver Kane; No. 145,G. H.Ross,  "B" Battery (slightly). No. 529,  gunner H. B. Taite; No. 531, gunner  C. * Wollard, 13th ' field batterv  (slightly); No. 475, Q. F. Fletcher,  Halifax; No. 491, C. Jackson, Pictou  garrison artillery (slightly).  [H. 13. Taite, whose name appears  among the wounded, has many  friends in Nelson. ' He came .here  about four years ago, going to Winnipeg last fall to study medicine,  and enlisted there ,in the second  Canadian, contingent. Mr. Taite,  so far as known, is the first Nelson  man to be wounded in die present  war.���Ed.] ' '  C. P. E. Cut Wages.  Phoenix, , June ,' 3.��� Yesterday  morning laborers eniploycd by the  construction department of the  Canadian Pacific, with r headquarters at Hai'fcford'.Tuiictibn,'two miles'  from here, struck because of a decrease in wages of 25 cents a day.  June . st those receiving $2.50 per  day were cut to $2 and $2 men  were reduced to $1,65. At the last  payday there were 162 men on,the  rolls, track engineer R. H. McCoy  being in charge. Jt is reported today that 30 or 40 men went to work  this morning and 60 more new  hands ai'e expected tonight. Track-  laying on all spurs and branches of  the Boundary railway is nearly  completed, there remaining only  ballasting and surfacing to finish  the job, with a couple miles of track,  at Gianby smeltervand half a mile  at the Brooklyn mine.  Bicycle Races at Newark.  New York, June 3.���-On the  Yailfcburg tx'ack at Newark. New  Jersey, today Frank Kramer won  the quarter-mile dash from Orlando Stevens by inches, and was  first in all three heats of the big  team match race. Another man to  cause the spectators to enthusiastically cheer was Tom Cooper. He  beat out McFarland in   the   mile  Congress Will Adjourn.  Washington, June 3.��� There is  hardly auy doubt that the senate  will agree with the house resolution  to adjourn the session next Wednesday. _The^ passage of the last  appropriation bill, which was accomplished on Saturday, leaves no  obstacle in the way of a final adjustment, except the amendments  made to these bills by the senate,  and the opinion is now almost universal that these differences can be  adjusted and all the business of the  session concluded by the time  named.  The Latest Cardinal.  New Qklkans, La., June 3.���A  special to th'e ���'Picayune" from  Washington s-ays archbishop Chap-  pella, who is in the Philippines as ��  papal delegate from the United  States, will be a cardinal, This information has just reached Washington from Rome. Jt i.s stated  that he Avill retain his see at Xew  Orleans and bo made the titular  pastor'of ono of the churches of  Rome.   Rev. D. J. Morrison Dead,  Syracuse, N. Y.', June 3.���Rev.  Daniel I. .Morrison, pastor of the  Westminster Presbyterian church  of this city, died tonight. He t\as  a native oi Nova Scotia and graduate of Auburn theological seminary.  Boer Delegates at Cleveland.  Buffalo, June 3.--The three  Boer delegates leffc Buffalo for  Cleveland tonight. They cut  short their stay at Niagara Falls in  order, they say, to save time.  Newspapermen on a Trip.  Detroit. June 3.--The Western  Canada i'ress Association spent today in Detroit sight seeing. They  left at 1 o'clock tonight for Buffalo.  PESTILENCE  AND   FAMINE  Scenes in India.  Bom-ray, June 3.���Mr. Louis  Klopsch of New York, publisher of  the Christian Herald, who arrived  here on May 14th and started at  once on a tour of the famine-  stricken districts, has returned  after travelling through the most  sorely smitten portions ot the  Bombay presidency, including  Gujurat and Barola. Ho makes  the following statement regarding  his observations:  "Everywhere I met the most  shocking and revolting scenes. The  famine camps have been swept by  cholera and smallpox. Fugitives  scattering iu all directions and  stricken in flight were found dying  in the fields and roadside ditches.  The numbers at one relief station  were increasing at the rate of  10,000 a day.  "At Godhera there were 3000  deaths from cholera within four  days, and in Dohad 2500 in the same  period. The hospital death rate at  Godhera and Dohad was 90 per  cent. The condition of the stricken  simply beggars description. The  ail- aud water were impregnated  with an intolerable stench of  corpses. . At Amenhad the death  rate in the poor house was 10 per  cent. J?very day 1 saw new patients placed face to face with  corpses. In every fourth cot there  was a corpse. The thermometer  read 115 in the shade. Millions of  Jlies hovered around the uncleansed  dysentry patients.  "I visited the smallpox and cholera wards at Viragam. All the patients were lying on the ground,  there being no cots. Otherwise  their condition was fair.  "I can fully verify , the reports  that vultures, dogs and jackals are  devouring the dead. Dogs have  beeu seen running about with children's limbs in their jaws. . The  government is doing its best, but  the native officials are hopelessly  and heartlessly ' inefficient. But  with the famine, the plague and  the cholera the condition -of- Bom.-,  bay presidency is now worse than  ifc has been at any previous period  iu the 19th century. Whole families have been blotted out. The  spirit of the people^is broken, and  there may be something worse to  come when the monsoon breaks."  Now,  exceptions.   Line up there,  you, there, pass the hat."  The dignified gentleman indicated  by effective gestures with tho rifle,  walked bareheaded up and down  the line and collected. Then he was  ordered to chip in himself.  A sound of voices aud hoof beats  interrupted an examination of the  valises, but it turned out to be a  stageload of Chinese. The other  passengers were ordered to look the  other way while this load was beiug  held up. D  An express wagon, with the mail  and express box, arrived next, and  the driver was compelled to put  down the box and his lunch. His  work was well done.  Two stonecutters were ordered to  mount the cavalry horses and" ride  back. The stages and wagons were  ordered one by one to move on with  a "Now, you," and a'persuasive gesture of the rifle. They moved on.  The men on horses rode back and  informed the advance guard of soldiers. They hurried forward, but  practically unarmed, since their  weapOns were not loaded. They  were held off until "Kid" inade his  escape, leaving the express box unopened, a box containing clothing  for a disguise, cartridges and field  glasses.  From three stages the robber collected about $250.  Except a bag and a bit of paper  on which is printed in lead pencil:  " The Black Kid," and written "The  Lone Highwayman," he left no  trace.  Among the passengers robbed  wa.s professor Benjamin Tde  Wheeler,president of the university  of California.  STOOD OFF THE CAVALRY  "Black Kid's" Daring Deed.  .    '  Wawona, June 2.��� The "Black  Kid," single-handed, armed with a  magazine rifle, about 10 o'clock  this morning held up and robbed at  ono time two wagons and three  coaches of the Yosemite Stage-&  Turnpike Company, carrying 27  men and five women: then, without  firing a shot, stood off a small  squad of ' United States regular  "cavalry and escaped into the woods.  The, first stage left Raymond  aboufc 5 o'clock, a. m., carrying nine  stonecutters for Fish camp. Tho  second regular passenger stage leffc  at 7, preceded hy a troop of United  States cavalry on their way into  Yosemite. In tills stage were the  Misses Atherton of J���nglaud, Mr.  aud Mrs, A. M. Drake of St. Paul,  Mr. am!-Mrs. Thomas II. Griflin of  S,m l^rancif-co. Mr. and Min, JIarfc  of Berkeley and S. H. Bobanji of  Bombay. The driver was B. II.  Gillespie. ,  Tho stage overtook the cavalry  Daisellos and began the long ascent to Grub Gulch. About three  miles from tho latter place the road  turns straight across a little sand  flat wi tii a low bank to the right  and a slope to the left covered with  bushes and a few small trees.  As the stage swung slowly around  the curve its passengers saw the  first stage drawn out to tho leffc of  the road, two cavalry horses tied  to the wheels; next the passengers  lying underneath a tree; then on  the bank on the right a solitary figure with cocked revolver, grasped  in a blackened hand, 'with a mask  mado of a blue cotton handkerchief  wifch white dots, moving gently in  the wind, and covering the whole  of his face except pale blue eyes  circled with black, it is hard to  understand how one man could hold  up 27 unless one happened to be  one of fche 27. The "Jilack Kid"  has peculiarly effective gestures  with his rifle, .so persuasive thafc  his orders ure immediately and  carefully obeyed.  "Climb down, there: hurry up: no  Cavalry Wanted.  New York, June 2. * A special to  the Times from  Washington  says:  Wheu  generals  Otis   and  Schwan  arrive here there will be a  conference between  them  and  secretary  Root in reference to the  question  of   sending   more    troops   to   the  Philippines.     General   Mac Arthur,  general   Otis'   successor, has been  urging   for   some   time   that   he  should " have more cavalry.     The  war department is now convinced  fchat his request * should be   complied wifch, but nothing will be done  until secretary Root  has  obtained  the   views   of   generals   Otis   and  Schwan.   Three cavalry  regiments  will be sent.   Tbe war department  has no idea yet whafrregimenfcs will  be selected. ^This is one of the points  on  which the advice of   generals  Otis and Schwan will be sought.  Ifc is quite   certain   that they   will  not be sent until after the  middle  of J une.   The' department would,  if possible, to send one of the regiments now in Cuba.    It  is  considered desirable that the soldiers  in  the Philippines should be as far as  possible men accustomed to service  in the tropics, who have nothing to  learn, to the end that the campaign  may be as sharjj aud short as possible.    But no   regiments   can   be  taken from  Cuba until after the  elections afc the earliest, and the  elections will not take place until  Ju��e_10._3Vhen_the_reguIars_are_  sent it will be possible to begin the  sending home of volunteers and the  probability is that three regiments  will   be  sent   home at once,   the  cavalry taking their places.  ,    Three of Them Caught.  Ni:w York, June 4.���The poller,  at an early hour this morninjr,  chased four housebreakers over tLe  roof tops in the J 3th East Side tenement district. Ono of the fugitives is dead, one buffering from  concussion of,the brain, another is  under arre.st, and the fourth made  his escape. The men wero discovered after they had broken into a  vacant store and were attempting  to get into a clothing store. The policemen chased them up the tenement  hallway and over the roofs. Three  of them attempted to ^ make a descent to the ground by means of a  lofty clothes pole standing close to  the building, aud at least two of  them fell from aboufc the third  story store to the paved  alleyway        below. Alexander  Crow, 21 years 'old, was killed instantly and William Dickson was  found unconscious. It is thought  the other man fell on fche top of  these two and was not injured. He  made his escape.  Commission of Enquiry.  Ottawa. June 3.���-[Special to The  Tribune.) -Laurier will announce  tomorrow that chancellor Sir John  Boyd, justice I^ileonbridge and  judge McTavish will be a commission to enquire into the charges of  corruption at fche Dominion elections'.  TRAGIC ENDOTA BAD COOK  Cold Blooded Crime.  Nkw York, June 3.���Mrs. Mary  Naughty, 31 years old, was shot  and killed last night by her stepson, Charles Naughty, 21 years old,  at her home at 53 Chambers street,  C  Newark. The murder was witnessed by Edward N. Naughty,  husband of the dead woman, and  father of the murderer.  'The-murderer's-'.mother died in  December 1898, and his father, who  has been employed for thirty-six  years in the zinc '-works at New  Utica, engaged several housekeepers  at different times, to all of whom  the son took objection, quarreling  with them because they did not, as  he complained, cook as 'well as" his.  mother. " ��� ���  Last December his father married  Miss Mary Garret/., and  installed  her as mistress of the house.   The  soon soon began to find fault with   ���  the    step-mother,    and   especially  criticized her cooking.      Yesterday  he angrily complained of his coffee  at    breakfast    and    words    were  passed.   The son says that his stepmother threatened to fix coffee for  him " for good *'.    He stopped at; a  store in the afternoon and bought  a  cheap  22  calibre  revolver. '  At  supper another  quarrel arose and  the  father interfered  and  quieted  his son.      After supper the son left  the   house   and   returned   with a  pitcher  of   beerr  He   poured  out  three glasses on, tlje table and- then;  walked into an adjoining  room reappearing immediately after  holding the revolver  by  his  side.    Hi.s   -  step-mother was sitting at the end  of the table nearest him, and, as he    <  passed her, he suddenly thrust  the  point of the revolver  into  her ear  and fired.    She  fell   over   and  he  fired a second  shot into  her right  ear.   The act was done so quickly  that the father had no time to pre-5  vent it.   He grappled with his son,  whoj broke away, carrying the pis-  t d! and ran from the house.  The fon appealed later at the  fourth precinct police station and  gave himself up. The revolver was  stained with the woman's blood,  whicli had gushed out afc the first  sjhofc. The murderer is'a good looking intelligent youth. Ou Friday  the father transferred to his wife  two houses he owned, and it is believed ifc was the knowledge of chis  that prompted the murder.  Relief in Johannesburg.  London, June 3.���The war office  has received the following additional advices from lord Roberts, da ted  Orange Grove. June 2nd: "Owing  to the interruption of the telegr.iph  lines, I only today received a report  from colonel Sprigg that his battalion of Imperial Yeomanry ��� was  attacked between Jvroonstadt and  Lindley on May 29feh. Casualcies  to follow. Tho shops iu Johannes-- -  burg are being opened aud there  seems to be a general feeling of relief at the peaceful occupation of  the town. The "proclamation" ~ah-"~-  nouncing the annexation of the  Orange Free State was made known  at Bloemfontein on May 26th by  general Prefcfcyman, military governor. The troops under general  Kelly-Kenny formed a square, the  royal standard was hoisted, fche  troops minted, a royal salute was  fired, the queen was cheered aud  fche name "Orange Biver Colony"  was well received. 1 received a report; yesterday thafc four prisoners  had escaped from Pretoria."  Impeaching Van Wyck.  Nkw York, June 3.���A formal  request iu the form of an affidavit  for the removal from office of mayor  Lobert A. Van Wyck was today  presented to governor Roosevelt by  R. J<\ Jtfnstohi, on behalf of W. R.  Hearst, proprietor of the New York  Journal. He told the governor that  they asked for thu removal of the  mayor on the ground that he had,  under the provisions of the charter  of the cifcy, forfeited his right to  his office because he owned stock iu  the American ice Company. Tho  governor said he would take the  case under advisement; iu conjunction with fche attorney-general afc  Albany.        Not Drowned After All.  Kasi.0, June 3.- {Special to Tho  Tribune.)���S. A. Lemon, who was  thought to have been drowned at  I'>y creek, turned up safely last  night. He says that though his  his boat was overturned he easily  swam ashore, He brings the cheering intelligence fchat O. Freeman  and L. O. Kenyon are also siiJfe.  _t^_^'^^"^^r,^^^'!l^^il^'^ THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C MONDAY, JUNE 4 1900  The Very  There 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.  6  If.-,*  #  0;  W  W  ���I?!?!  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  Fire Brick Fire Clay  and Sewer Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  and Porter  This is  Just received carload Dominion Ale  IPI.N'TS ;\NJ> Q.VMtTS)  .Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarls).  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best  ���&  mm  H. J. EVANS & CO.  ���l=3.C=>-(&-C=>"l=2"C=>  &m.i  >#  .���<=>���  m  #  .^���cz?.e3.��2'(z_''C=?'C��_''C__\'C_s'C__'.&l_'.  ��@:@:S^S:@5��:&<��^^  m<  mt  Is  W  m  Young  Man...  sistent upon the Chinese and  Japanese question as it is upon the  eight-hour law.  In Candidate Fletcher's Purchased Portion ol' the Nelson Miner a  plea is made for the return of candidate Fletcher and the old Turner  government; and in candidate Hall's  Purchased Portion. of the same  journal a plea is made for the return of caudidate Hall and good  government. Upon the platform  candidate Hall amplifies the term  good government by assuring the  electors thafc he would support any  old government.  Candidate Hau.'s "friends," who  edit their Purchased Portion of the  Nelson Miner, question their candidate's veracity. Dr. Hall has repeatedly stated thafc he unwillingly  became a candidate. The association of "friends" deny this and  state that Dr. Hall willingly became a candidate. This is a nice  poinfc Avhich should be cleared up  before the ninth of June, otherwise  fche doctor will have no difficulty in  proving his case.  Xlf  Xli  Xli  xa  ���-St-_^.k  xit  Xit  m  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:  its  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  #  The baseball game at Rosslaiid  yesterday showed that umpires are  born, nofc picked up. Both umpires wanted to bo fair, but when  they made a wrong * decision they  made another one to even ifc up,  and the result was that both teams  thought they were unfairly  treated.       The ballot used on Saturday is  absolutely secret. ISach elector is  thereby given a chance to vote as  he chooses without fear of his vote  beiug traced. This secret ballot is  one of the reforms for which the  people of the piovince are indebted  to the Provincial Parfcy. Jfc is also  worth remembering that the leaders  of the Turner parfcy, which the Conservative parfcy is now endeavoring  to return to power, fought the introduction of the  reform  bifcterly.  Xii  Yourself and Friends are Invited by  The Home Art Society of  Decorative Needle  Work  of New York, to view an Exhibition of Silk Art Needle Work and  to arrange for a series of lessons, from May 28th to June 13th.  Hours from 10 to 12, and 2 to 4; in Hume Hotel parlors.  Xli  Xli  xli  Xit  Art Lectures, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Lessons and Lectures Free of Charge.  xli-  xli  xit  xit  xit  Xii  Xli  Hi  xit  Xli  Xit  Mrs. Kenly, Artist and Teacher.  Xit  Xii  xli  The teacher will inform each lady joining the class where the silks and  linens can be obtained.    Belding's Art Silks and Linens used exclusively in'  these classes.  . With the Compliments of Fred Irvine * Co.  xii  Xit  xit  Xli  xit  Xit  Xit  Xli  INCORPORATED 1670.  W  Derfoys (flowing, ends) Regular price 65c,  Saturday    "   40c.  B  ~B'  Lombards    -  Kerchiefs -  Knots   - . -   -  Neck Scarfs  Bows   "-:~- ~-~~  Regular price 40c,  Saturday    ''   30c.  Regular price 35c,  Saturday    "   25c.  Regular" price 50c,  Saturday    iC   35c.  Regular price 50c,  Saturday    "   45c.  Regular price 30c}  Saturday ' "   20c.  B  B  B'  B  B  B  m  B  Special prices Ladies Neckwear,  flowing ends,  regular, price  da)' price 45c.     Regular 35c, 40c and' 50c Collars  at 30c on Saturday.  Stock Collars, with  75c and 85c, Salur-  B  We  have  just opened  a nice assortment of  Childrens' Underwear.  B  The Mineh Siiy^ that John llon-s-  wn is a naturalized citizen  of the  United States, a islalciueut thafc is  absolutely untrue.   John  If oils ton  ib not now aud never was a naturalized citizen of the United SU\tes.  Bui.   then,   the   Miner   will   keep  ritfhfc on  repeating the   falsehood  been us a the   men   wlio edit   that  pa/per   ivouhl    rather   print   fai��'-  hoods than truths.  Miner. Tho candidate of the  crowd must be lacking in what the  New Denver Xcdgc designates  ������gray matter in his  upper stopes.".  The Hall crowd are hunting  avound for a man with brains to  pdit their purchased iwrtion of the  Tiik     Conservative     candidates  throughout Kootenay never lose an  opportunity     to     denounce     the  Chinese   and  Japanese  evil.     Ye.  the party is   doing   all  ifc   can   to  secure the return  of James  Dunsmuir.     the     great     employer    of  Chinese on Vancouver Island,  and  of Jo.seph Jluiiicr, who employed  hundreds of Chinese in Cariboo,  in  preference   fco   white   labor.     The  Conservative party is just as iwon- j  England Settling Down.     c  New York, June 2.���In his London cable letter to this morning's  Tribune Mr. Ford-drops iuto a vein  of humor in his treatment  of the  feeling of relief over the conviction  that the end of the war hasjpractic-  ally come, and in this style ampli��  lies on the various political, business and social aspects of the situa-  tion.v   He says:    "John Bull is coming down to a cold water diet after  his long debauch ol' champagne excitement.    The  war, is at  an  end  and he hits refcurnod  to^the normal  conditions of shopkeephig and horse  racing, and wonders why he has  been so deeply interested in military        transport.      frontal     attacks and turning movements.   So  jaded has he become, that conquest  of territory, the evacuation^of hostile capitals and the guttling flight  of Boer commanders are repeated  with perfect calm, as  ordinary  incidents in the business career of the  empire.     There has been no flag  waving over the fall  of Johannesburg, and there is not likely to be  any   popular   demonstration   over  the occupation of I'retoria. when it  is _offiei;dly_annoi!nced,   after-the  puzzling contradictions and  uncertainties    of   the   lasfc   forty-eight  hours.   Music hall melodies fell flat,  and the ctowds  are weary of -.ing-  ing  even  so good a  tune as God  Save the Queen, and the Whitsuntide holidays will probably  be the  fulles't   and   quietest    known   for  many years."  A Brainy Sailor.  Captain Percy SVott, in command  uf the Terrible, has reached China,  where  his   ship   has  replaced the  Powerful.     Captain Scott   is best  known   for   his   invention   of tho  naval gun mounting, by which  he  saved Ladysmith; bufc he did much  more than this, for  he  devised  an  elecfci ic   signalling   apparatus   by  which communication could be kept  up with Kimberley long before fche  siege was raised.   Afc the same time  he  was" commandant   at Durban,  the  largest   to\vn   that  has   been  placed under martial law for many  years.    During the four months he  Was employer!  he was  responsible  for internal organisation and external defence.    lie had to insure the  good government of the town, keep  au     eye     on    the   prisoners     of  war, look out for suspicious persons,  examine   passengers to   and   from  Delagoa Bay, lend an attentive ear  in all cases of consular interference,  control tho press, censor letters and  telegram'5, and carry out the routine work of colonial   administration,    Yefc he found time to get the  naval gum to the front; and  liis  last act before sailing in fche Terrible was to design a mounting for  the now famous !.7-inch gun without limber, but with three wheels,  the third wheel being unshipped  when firing at high angles of elevation, and shipped again when the  rapid movement of the gun was  rendered necessary. In all, captain  Scott is a man of whom we may be  proud.  Fighting Around Johannesburg.  London, Sune %.���Lord Lansdowne, secretary of state for war,  has received the following from  lord Roberts, dated Orange Grove.  June 2: '���Johannesburg is quiet.  The people are surrendering arm's  and horses. Only three Boer guns  were left in the fort. The Queenslanders captured May 30, a Creusot  with eleven,wagons of stores ,aud  ammunition. Commandant Botha  of Zoutpansberg, his field cornet,  and 100 prisoners were taken in the  fighting round Johannesburg, some  belonging to the foreign contingents and the Iriah brigade. The  I3th Yeomanry were attacked on  May 29th between Jvroonstadt,and  Lindley. There were some casualties."  Palace IVJeat WJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of '  Fresh and Cured  Meats.  Fishing Season of 1900  We are selling the fishing tackle which entices  the fish. We have the,  most complete line of flies  and trolling haits.  See our fishing rod complete with line, leader,  reel, and flies for $5.  Canada Drug & Book Go.  'NELSON  ���,xxxxxxxxzxxx_xixxxxxxxixxxxix_xtxxxxxxjxxnxxxxx_x_i  S JUST   ARRIVED  jj - A < nr Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  1  A feature will be mado of tho poultry and  game trado. Thoy will always be on hand during their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephino St., between Baker and Vornon.  Tclophono 159.  ���A-   EJ&iSTElj^JD.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangcrs.  Full lino of wall paper, mouldings, ere,   Kalno-  mining and Tinting.   Stiiotly lirst-class work.  Estimates furnished.   Residence Mill Street, KTf?f Q/YKT R C  Opposite School Houso  XNiiLiOViV, S>�� V��.  W. Starmer Srnith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Office Ward Street! Opposite Opera House  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Roses, Fancy Evergreens,  Magnolas, Bulbs, new crop tested seeds, for spring  planting. Largest and most complete stock in  Western Canada. Call and make your selections  or send for catalogue. "Address at the aursory  grounds and greenhouse.  M. J. HENRY.  S006 Westminster Road. Vancouver. B. C  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NKLSON, B. C.  i A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill und Josephine streets in one of  the best residenliaLportions of Nelson, and is  oasily accessible from all parts of tho cifcy.  The course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thoiough English education : Business course - bookkeeping, stenography and typevriting. Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawuig, etc. Plain art  and needlework, etc.  > For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  fieison Saw &  Planing N\i\\s, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Dcrurs,,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner f{ail aqd Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf    P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Hkad Office at  KELSON, B. G.  ttxixxsxxxxiixxii-xuxxzimxixm.xsmttzriizxxmit  THORPE & CO.  H_._D.  ASHOROFT  BLACKSMiTHfNG  -    AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly atteadod to by a  flrat-ffliasa wheelwright;  Special attention given to all kinds cf repairing and custom work from outside points.  Shop:   HaU 8fc��� between Baker and Vernon  E. P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Markets afc   Kelson,  Bossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,   Silverton, New  Denver, Hevelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Cifcy, Mid- ���  wayi_widJ^ancouver._    Orders Promptly Forwarded-'  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  DR. AUEX FORiN  On is k-  Hoi'mon Block.  onicc wilh <\ VT. West & Co., corner H;iH and  ilukor f,ti coin.  City ollleo of llio Nelson Sodawafcor Fnctory.  Sorporatioij ol th�� Cify of Nelson  COURT  OF   REVISION.  Notice i-, hcro!>y ftivon Umt, tlio Com t of Rc-  yWon oHheOiJy of Nelson, for the pin pose of  nettling nil complaint", aff.dnst the iiv>c8snicnt  foe (ho year 3!Kl0 will bo hold in the city hall, Nelson, on Monday, Juno Ith. HKXI, at 10 o'clock a.m.  XV. li. WASSON.  f Acting Clerk.  Nelion. May 1st. 1900  ALL. KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��#   Q    TBAVES,   Mai33  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Kootenay Steal Laundry  BLOMBERG & SWEDEEiJC  PKOPKIKIOBS  Having Purchased  @ Business  a  S  enera  AND TRANSFER  KiKK.igoanrt express moved lonm paitof Ihc  i*it\.   -Spuc.u! attention given to he.ivj IcaciiMK.  tJlilce < ornei Vii toi i -i and Win d sti cets. Telephone 1!)2. W. A. (.'OSTF.LLO, Managci.  NOTICE.  All pl.Werer', in e requested to ineetin Uio FI-  liol block at 8o'clock on Tlxirwlay evening, the  ."list insUul, when bu<JncMS of importance will be  transact**].   Hy order of llie Committee.  WII01.FSAI.K AND RETAIL BEAI.KRS IN  General agents for Mirror Lako Too Company.  Ice delh cred in any part of tho city. OiHoe at  Grand Central Hotel, Vernon and \Vaid btreets  Phone 118.   P.O. box 139.  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  LAND NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given, that after one month I  will uiftko application to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works to pmchase one hundred  and MJtty acres of land in the Diftriet o�� West  Kootenay, in tho Pi ovmce of British Columbia,  situated on the MCbt hide of Kootenay lake, on  Boulder-creek, about two railef, &ouih of Balfour-  Commencing at Initial Post maiked "Johu Burk,  N: Ifl. Corner," thence west sixty-four eliuins,  thence houth twenty-livo chains, thenco east  aixty-fonrchains, thence north twenty-flvochains  to the Iniital Pest.  JOHN BURK.  Datod at Nelson this 7th flay of April, 1908,  A. LARSQN�� Managrep  )ALI ~OOALI  GREAT REDUCTION  $9.65|g��oar'8Nest sa.is  DELIVERED  Hard Coal  Anthracite  TELEPHONE  33  CLEANING  AN0  REPAIRING  Fine Tailoring  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE UP  OLD CLOTHES MADE GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clarira Hotel. MERCHANT TAILOR  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  NoclandH' Building, Baker Street.  FRKO J, SQUIRE, Manager..  "K  iJir��Z:ni,X& THE TRIBUTE:  KELSON B. 0M MONDAY, JUNE'"iT 1900  3  BANK OF MONTBML  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  -"?      BEST     7,000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. Goorprc A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. Clouston General manager  NKLSON RRANOII  Corner Baker and Kootonay Streets.  Rniiielics in Loxnox (England) Nkw Yohk,  Ciiiiuno, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Uuy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cahle  Transfers. ���  (���mill. Commercial mid Travolors' Credits,  uviiiliihlo in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay,.U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  Saving's Bank Branch  CL'HKKXT  KATK OK l.NTUHKST PAID.  an�� I  one-half  ��� lepreci-  MUNICIPAL  OWNEBSHI P.  Cascade Record.  Undor private ownership of elee-  li-ir.    lights,     Vincennos.   Indiana,  population J2.000,  pays  ninety-six  dollars a year per stieet arc.     Cost  of   coal   a    ton    sixty-five    cents.  Under  ciby ownership   of electric  lights,  Bowling  Green,   Kentucky,  population   12.000,    pays    fifty-six  dollars and three cents a year, which  f,^     includes   seven ��and   one-half   per  cant.tfor interest and  depreciation,  per street  arc.    Cost  of coal  a ton  one dollar and twenty-eight  cents.  Under    .private    ownership'    of  electric lights,  Racine, Wis., population 27,000. pays $i)S.:"��0  annually  for each   street  arc  lamp.    Under  public ownership of electric  lights.  Decatur, Illinois, inhabitants 27,000,  pays   $50   for   the   same    service,  which includes seven an<  per cent for  interest  J at ion of plant.  London, Ohio, with a population  of 5000. furnishes its own electric  lighting services at a cost of fifty-  seven dollars and fifty-eight cents  per street arc light a year, which  (���liarge includes seven and one-half  P"r cent for interest and depreciation; cost of coal, one dollar and  eighty-one cents. Poineroy, Ohio,  "population 5500, doesn't do it that  way; they pay a private company  eighty-nine dollars an arc lamp  yearly i.'i'bal  eighty-seven   cents  a  ."��� -.ion..���..'.'.,':���:>''  Under private ownership Dan-  m"U", Illinois, population 15,000,  }'������.;,���>> t-ighty dollars annual rental  Wr street arc lamps. Cost of coal  'iixty cents. Under public owner-  h'lip Hannibal, Missouri, population  H>,000. pays yeaily forty dollars  and 79 cents for each street aie  fthich also includes soveu ant! oiic-  Jmlf^r cent for interest and de-  t ptcciation of plant. Coal one1 dollar and forty cents per ton.  Under private ownership  of the  W  ui-  -��-  p'octric lighting system of  kt^ua, Wisconsin, population eight  thousand, pays $78 per year for  lor each street aie. Under public  ownership -Marietta. Ohio, population S272. furnishes itself with  stieet ares at a cost of $ 11.50 cents  v each per annum, which includes 7\  p r cent for interest and deprecia-  vion of plant.  Under private ownership Leba-  n in, Pennsylvania,  population  1S,-  0 0, pays an annual x en tai of one-  Is mdred and four dollars for each  .-tseet arc lamp- Coal per ton one  dollar and sixty-five cent��. Lo-  g.msport. Indiana, population 18,-  000, do it differently. The city owns  -lhe plant and it co>ts them twenty-  lour dollars and forty-four cents  per street arc per year, which  in-  _ 'clinics five per-ccnt interest andde--  prociation charges.    Coal per ton  one dollar and -ixty-live cents.  Under private ownership, Big  liaphN. Michigan, po))iilation 5,200.  p tys .$ 11 a year for each street are.  plant operated by water power,  i'lidor public ownership Brainerd,  AJinnesola, population 5,701, pays  ^12.30 for the same service, which  flinrge includes five per cent for  microat and  depreciation.    Water  , power is used.  Under private ownership of elcc-  liic lights, Watertown. New  York,  1 ovulation 20.000 pays eighty-two  roiiars and twelve cents per annum  s cntal for street arcs. Water power  i.i used. Under public ownership  n-mgor. Maine, population 20,000  l��.iysi lifty-eight dollars and four  re .'(.s per annum for street it res  which includes five per cent for  depieciafcion of plant. Water  power is used.  Church Insurance.  What is regarded as a moral proposition is that of the Episcopal-  iiinsof New Jersey to go into the  Itie insurance business on the mutual plan. It is not so novel as  Mjmc. of the comments indicate, as,  we believe, a mutual insurance plan  was supported by one of the denominations of Pennsylvania for  many years, although the name has  disappeared from the state insurance repoits.  .Mutual insurance, propei ly organized, and conducted with business capacity and integrity, ought  to be an important factor.  While many of the .schemes have  fai ed for lack of one or more of  of these qualities others have had a  long and and successful career.  But it is clillicult to see why it  should be organized on denominational lines, any more, than-why  the members of a single church  should organi/.o for a co-operative  supply of tlieir refined petroleum  or sugar. The organization of  mutual insurance in certain lines of  business is moro rational, as the  members of each line of business  have actual knowledge of the conditions of their business and the  values of property destroyed, which  are important factors in the. determination of risks and the adjustment of losses. There is more prospect of successes in Mr. Atkinson's  "factory mutuals" than in New  Jersey "church mutuals."  This, however, deals with the  antecedent probabilities merely. If  the New Jersey Episcopalians make  a success of denomination insurance  other States and churches will be  glad to follow their example.  THE   SAME   OLD   SPIRIT.  Salt Lake Tribn lie.  In   1703   the    French   "Citizen"  Genet came here in the interest of  the   French    revolutionists.     His  avowed pu rpose was ; to induce or  force the United States to aid the  revolutionists.       The    Democratic  party    received   him    Avith   more  honors and toadyism than they are  now expressing oyer the Boer commissioners.    He  had an  interview  with  the president of the United  States,    and   the    account    says :  "Genet presented ,his credentials to  Washington iu   person,  April   19,  1793,  and found himself in an atmosphere   of   the   most   profound  dignity.    He felt his own littleness  as a mere political enthusiast while  standing before the representative  of true democracy and of the soundest principles of the American republic.      He   withdrew   from   the  audience    abashed   and    subdued.  Hih  feelings were readily soothed  in  the great banquet hall  of his  friends, where his ears were greeted  with the Marseillaise hymn and his  eyes delighted with the tree of liberty  on the table.    In his axJpeals  to the people his conduct became  so unbearable that Washington le-  quested the French government to  recall  him.    On  the  22nd   day of  April,  1703, Washington   issued a  proclamation  of neutrality,  which  the Democrats   of that   day  denounced as 'an edict of royalty.' "  It seems   it has been  so   always.  Washington had refused to become  a kiug.   He had helped the others  organize   a   form   ot"   government'  which guaranteed absolute political  and personal freedom to every man  iu the republic, but when he refused  to take part in,the Preach revolution, the same class of men that  foicea\ president McKiniey to go to  war  with   Spain,   and   which has  abused    him    without   stint   ever  since, forgot iu a minute all  that  Washington had clone, and when  he, iu furthering a policy which he  believed was best for the country,  issued al proclama tion of neutraity,  it_wa^ at_onco_denounced as_"an  edict of royalty,"   It is the same  old spirit,   but   our   republic   has  giown  great   notwithstanding   it,  rather, in spite of it.  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAR  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  82,500.000  $2,391,863  81,554,710  Nelson  D. P, "Wilkie, General Manager.  K. Hay, Inspector.  i .    _ r  Branch  ���Hums Block; 221 Baker Street  M. LAY. Jlanager.  will find many   people willing to  talk.   They will find no one ready  to act. able to act or wishing the  administration to act, and their report to the South African republic  will at least bring peace nearer by  showing    the   hopelessness    of   a  struggle protracted as long as honor  demands and which should not be  continued in wanton  desperation.  Meanwhile, since nothing is to be  done and no one really wants anything to be done, it appears likely  to be increasingly difficult for any  Democratic   politicians   to   delude  even themselves into believing that  there is political capital to be made  iu urging action toward intervention no one approves, and which no  administration has ever taken in  this country or ever will take, for  non-intervention in quarrels with  which we   have   no   concern is a  fundamental principle of our   national foreign policy.  Edison's New Miners' Lamp.    ,  "A three-candle power incandescent lamp has beeu perfected by  Thomas A. Edison, Jr., the use of  wliich, it is ,claimed,;.- will'. prevent  colliery disasters,"- says the New  York Times. "The law governing  the inspection of mines in Pennsylvania, makes it mandatory that the  lighting thereof, ''������whether portable  or stationary, shall have the approval of the chief of the inspectors,  for on his judgment and intelligence is supposed to depend the  safety of thousands of lives and  millions of dollars in property. Application has been made to James  E. Roderick, chief of the bureau of  mines in Pennsylvania, to order the  use of the Edison system in place of  the oil and gasolene lamps. Edison's  invention is a primary battery, in  which the pots, carbons, aud all  connections are fixed. A box weighing four and a half pounds will  maintain a three candle power lamp  for ten hours at a cost of two cents.  A bevel-plate glass covers the lamp.  Should this glass be broken by accident or design, the light is extinguished immediately. Not tho  slightest heat is evolved, and it is  impossible to ignite either vapor or  substance. From 1SS7 to 1800 the  number of miners who lost tlieir  lives in the United States through  accident was 81-10, and fire damp  was responsible for a large number  of them. In 1800 tho deaths exceeded 700. There 'are employed;  daily in the mines of this country  nearly 210,000 persons."  League Games.  Kansas City 2, Minneapolis 2.  Milwaukee 0, Cleveland 1.  Minneapolis 12, Detroit 9.  Providence 5, Worcester 2.  SLOOANURIDING  To tho Electors of the Slocan Hiding:  Obxti,k.mk.v���With the dissolution of the legislative axsoiublr, the duty itgatn devolves upon  the electors of the .Slocan riding to choose a mem  her to represent them in the provincial legislature.  It is my intention to become a candidate at the  forthcoming election and villi full confidence iu  the result I again respectfully solicit the suffrages of tho electors of the riding.  While 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, 1 havo earnestly  endeavored to forward legislation in the interests  of the whole province, and such as would tend  toward its material development.  Constant in attendance nt the sessions of tho  legislature. I havo been watchful that no vote of  mine should be wanting for any ��� measure bene-  llcial to my constituents, or the province as a  whole; nor have 1 been neglectful of the interests of the wage earner, but have, in some degree at least, been instrumental in placing their  lair demands amongst the principles to be advocated by a great political party, it is well perhaps that 1 should briefly state sonic of the principles which I have advocated and shall continue  to advocate until they are incorporatcdin provincial legislation. .;.'  ;ir  (1) I aril in favor of an equitable redistribution  of tho seats in tho legislative-assembly, based  generally upon population, but with due regard:  to the interests and circumstances of outlying  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring1  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IK WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WK WILL MAKE IT KOR VOU  CALL AND GET PRICKS.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  IPLANS  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  MEALS  25  CENTS  nOOMS LIGHTKD BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO *1  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CRATED AND MINERAL WATEfiS.  rpHORPE & CO., LLMITED.-Corner Vernon  _ and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and.wholesalo dealers in cerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone CO.  ASSAYERS*   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corncr Baker and  ��� Josephine streets, Nolson,' wholesalo dealers in as layers supplies. Agents for Denver  Firo Clay Co.' of Denver. Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.-Corner Bakor and Hall streots. Nelson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Kootenay Belle" brands of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QHEEWSTHIE  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  J.  Successors to  A. DEWAR Si CO.  and sparsley settled districts.  (.)   Ishalladvocate thegi _      of railways and other public: franchises so far as  (.) ��� I shall advocate the government ownership  NELSON   RIDING  AMEEICA��_JJBUTEALITY.  Philadelphia I'i ess.  Tho Boer envoys accomplished  nothing yesterday in their interview Avith secretary Hay, except to  give the head of tho stalo department tin opportunity of showing,  first, thafc the United States hud  done more for the Boers than any  other country : second, that it was  thi' only "country -which had acted  under The Hague convention in proposing mediation, and, third, thafc  it had done alt that could be done  under the traditional policy of the  United States.  This demonstration, both of the  readiness of the Unites States, if it  AA'ere feasible, to aid in ending the  war by mediation and of the determination of fche present administration to depai fc in no Avhit from the  settled conduct of the government  of the republic at such a juncture,  from president Washington down,  aviII not end the mingled cant and  claptrap with AA'hich in various  quarters politicians and newspapers  are urging intervention, but it Avill  convince the sober opinion of the  country and reassure the American  public.  The record is clear. The policy  and practice of the administration  has the unmistakable suppoit of  the people Avithout distinction of  party. The senate refused to be  misled yesterday by sentiment or  by platitudes. The general public  will be as wice.   The Boer envoys  To mi: En:croRs ov tub Sr.i&os Ridim.:  Gentlemen���A<? the unanimous ihoicc ol a duly  constituted convention of the sup^oilcis of the  Pro\incial P.uty in tho Nelson nding, 1 am before j on us a candidate forropicsentatnoof tho  Nelbon ruling in the tio\t- prov.nci.U legislative.  In this connection I do-siro to solicit jour votes  and influence in inj behalf. IJcllewng that  a\ cry man .ispiiinjj for membership should plate  himself on lccoidoti the main issues! take Hub  opportunity of stating that I am in fa-, cr of legislation upon the following lines:  1. Rcpieseiitelion in the legislative assembly  should be based ou-population, vuth such inodill-  catjons as will give sparsely settled distiicts pro-  poi lionately larger lepiesenUtion than cities and  thickly settled fanning districts.  2. All legislation ihould be general, and not  special. A beginning has been made m this  direction by the enactment of laws under which  cities can bo ineoipoi.itcd, 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 accoided pii\ate corporations.  S. Public landsihould be kept foractual settlement, and land subsidies should not he granted,  to aid the building of lailwajs that when built'  arc owned by corporations.  1. Govei nment ownership of railwnjs is no  moie a theory than municipal owneislnp of  pubhi utilities, ltotli have boon tried and found  to work foi tho public good when capably and  honestly managed ; out m making <i coimncncc-  nfent in government ownership of lailwajs in  this province, a. section should be selected in  which the government would have a free hand,  nnd not in sections wheie competition would be  met.  5. Prevention of the landing in this province  of Chincso and Japanese laboreis, and the discouragement of the emplojment of those already  hcie by every fan* means possible.  0. PiMlnc. not negative, laws -.hould only he  passed. Tf the principle of a law is good, the  law iiliould. bo olicoUve. The eight honi day for  men woi kingunduigi oiiud m tuctullifciuus mines  is now gencially_ accepted as legislation in tho  "right direction. I would oppose any legislation  that would repeal the ppnalt} clause, or in anj  olhei way impu'*r tho cflectneness of llicl.iw as  il now stands.  7. Toghe immediate cited, hj legislation, to  a roMilulioa similar to thatkuow u as the llnluc h  icsolution, reeentlj passed hy the Dominion  Ilou-tiol Commons, wInch provides foi the p.iv-  isienf of fair wages on public woiks ov woiks  aided by government subsidies. All (onti actors  doing w ork for either the province or fur municipalities should be icquired to pnv labor the laic  of wages ruling in the municipality or neighbor-  hood in which the work is to lie done, tho mini-  bur of hourH to constitute a day on nil such w oi k  to be fixed b.v statute.  8. ( ouits have beon established m which in-  div idimls and corporations are ��� onipi'iU'd to  settle dispute^, however trivial, disputes that  hcldom have any heal ing o,i thu genoral pi o .per-  ity of tho community in which thu disputant* u-  M(Ic; and courts should bi established fur I hi)  compulM,i> hcttlcment of disputes between the  iepic-entailvus ot capital and labor, dwpute*  that too often aie t,i.r reaching in Ihuii damaging  tiflocls on the genotal piospenty of whoic communities .md d.slncK  !t. Alining for the precious metalsis the one industry which is benefiting, dmctly or inriiioatlj,  c\ erj fohitntinitv in the prov nice, and legfslal ion  nflccting the indnstn, m tlicwu} of tnvitiun,  hlioulil be based on the treatment and maimtac-  tme within the province of the produit of the  mines, lailior than on tho output of thu mines as  at present,  10. The establishment of if bnseau, w ith head  qiiai'tc'is mjliitish Columbia and nol ����� Gicitt  jiiituin, to byslcmatiollj advertise all the  iiiiuunt lesourccs ,utd jsCcnic atliactions of the  proviix o,  11. Organised municipalities should be given  the control of their public hchools, leaving to the  proMiice thccaie of public schools in itnoigan  f/ed dist nets and the maintenance of noi mill and  technical schools.  12. Ti link, roads and tiails should be built and  maintained at public expense, and (lie tost of  ro.tds.and tiails to isolated mines and communities should be borne in pact by the pi ov nice.  13. (iciu'i.il ho-ipitais should be under govei n-  ment contiol, and the government should heln  maintain phjMciansm bp.n-.ely settled set tions  of the province.  M. The government in power should make  official announcement, for a reasonable time be  foie the legislative ns-embly ineels, ot all pio-  posed legislation. AVeic fins donfe there would  be fewer hastily passed laws, laws winch aie too  often againt-t tho public mtei est.  All ol which is lespcelfull} submitted fori our  consideration.  JOHN  HOUSTON  ITr. BARROW, A.M.UUL  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Cornel' Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. 0. Box ��59. TJSO3PH0NJB NO, Xi  may be practicable, and a. general enactment  by "which*companies'desiringvto construct railways may be incorporated without special legislation, and that railways bonuscd by the province may be under government control as to  their rates and subject to purchase at government option. ...���..-.  (3) I shall do all in my power to assist and support tho advancement and .development of the  mining interests of the province, upon vvhichMts  prosperity is so maiorially dependent.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK<  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned "Work, Sash, and Doors.  Special order work AA'ill receive  prompt attention. --;,,.   j  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-olass  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.'  RATES $2 PER DAY  TT J. EVAN'S &  CO.���Baker street,  *-*�����   wholesalo    dealers   in   liquors,  (4) I believe in the principle of the eight-hour  law and shall pcinut no liiteifcrence with the  law as if stands, and shall insist upon the reten  tion ol the penalty i lausc.  (5) I shall adv ocatc a liberal cxpenditui e upon  trunk roads and trails in the vaiious districts of  the province, believing that upon such expcndi  tine the development of the vast lesoiuces of  thecountr.v materiallj depend1.  (6) I bhall advocate, and it elected assist in,  the enactment of laws for the piopci ad|iistment  of disputes betacen labor and capital, bj a well  digested and equitably arranged svvtein of com  piilsoiv ni bit ration.  (7) I believe that Asiatic nnd other cheap  labor is detrimental to the*best interests of Unt  lsh Colutiibw. I shall thoiefoie advocate its rc~  stiiotion so faros it may bo i,i!ia vires of provincial legislation, and 411.111 assist in bunging such  pressure to beai upon the fedeial govei nment as  may induce fiaU gov ci nment to assist m the  woik. and will most emphatically insist that no  such class ot labot shall heemplo\ed upon any  public works undertaken bjptliepiovinceoi upon  such works as aic subsidized bj.or in nnj w.ij  subject to the contiol of the gov eminent  (a)' I believe that the educational sj stem of the  province may bo matcnally miptovcdand shall  eivcnlyheaiticstassibtance in bunging it to the  highest state of efficiency bv the establishment of  noimal schools ami other instrumentalities that  tniy tend to the accomplishment of th it object,  (���1) I felmll also adv ocate and assist in the do  velopment of the agucultuial resouices of the  province.  (1(1) 1 behove that tho monevs of the province  shmild be expended upon somcbioad and gorier il  system which would cn>iire thegiealcM. amount  of benefit fiom such expenditure In this tiding  I havo Cndc.noied to inauguiatasuch asjstem  by h.tv nig the woik upon roads and tiails pl.u ed  undcraioftponclblc head,'���a that the .ippiopna  tion, ncccv>aiib inadequate undei existing cir  eumstaneeVniightbc heneficiallj and econcn.i  cally expended* Yonis itspectf ully,  R.T. GREEN.  Kaslo, li. C, Slay 10th, 1900.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  IV|rs. E. 0. Clarke, Prop.  I.ATE OK TIIE ROYAL HOTEI,, CALGARY  "ISFOTIGB  Nelson,      ...   __, ,   cigars,  cement. Are brick and tiro clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  o ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTKNAY KLEOTRU: SUl'l'LY & CO.V-  ST11UCTION COM PA N V- Wholesale den 1-  orsin telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING . COMPANY  ���Cereals, flour. Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  < irain elovutors nt all principal points on Oalgarv -  Kdmonton R. It.. Jlills at A'ictoria, New A\ es"t-  ininster. and Edmonton, Alberta. . . . -.  TAYLOR VKVA1 "& PRODL'CK CO.-Jlaker  .-street. Nelson (George V. Motion's old  stand), 'Flour, Feed. Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 2<i.  ���*_  ? ��� ���    ������        ...'���������.  FRESH AND2 SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  P.  During the heat of the Election,  if you want to  keep cool get a few-of  CURRAISTS  BIG SCHOONERS  10 CENTS  The only good   Beer in  Nelson  CLUB HOTEL  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hull streets, wholesale grocers "and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries. ������.'.-..\~.   ___*_*&*  KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI*#��-  TED���Vernon,  street, Nelson,   wholesale  " '  grocers.  f OHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front streot, Nel-  "    son, wholesale grocers.        .: .-.���-.-  PR. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses onC. P.  ���   R.  track, foot of Stanley street.  Nelson,   -  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce  and  fruits.   Cold storage.   Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lurd and other products.  -Front street, Nelson,  in   provisions,   cured  A largo stock of first-class dry material on  hand, also a full line of Basil, doors, mouldings,  turned work, etc.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yardi  Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone, _\   John Rae, kgent  FOR   SALE.  N|adden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  The only, hotel.:In Nelson : that. has 'remained'  under one management-since'1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished-and lighted  by electricity:  The bar is always stocked by the best dom s-  tio and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   erie, b. c.  Lot  9  Block  1 \np  Lot  9  Block 5  Lot  11  Block 6  Lot  7  Block 7 J   A  Cash Offer  For  Four  ADDRESS  W. F�� Teetzel, Nelson.  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boech Block.        -i NELSON.-   Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  Notary Publie and Conveyancer.  Rents Collected on Commission.  8200 caili for lot on ('nihmi.ilc sis cot.  StUO'Me.iiyic-iiiH will buj fihr coiner on Unker  stieet, good hotel site.  SI'M will buj llm' LOincrOii Vernon siipuj.jjnod  Iiotel h.'to.  SiAxt-uiII buy lot on linker ��irecr, nutrMterbiook  hiiise.  SITU (half ci<.|i) will Imy I lots in liogitstovvii.  $'&>0 Io $>!Td apiece foi chou t loN on c'aibonate  si i eel.  S^fl jier month will 1011I 8 loomed house, immediate pu-sossion  ?8.">0, part cash, will bin house and !<iL on Itobson  street near Stanley .(icet.  Cottage and nice lot unh li mf tic e-, ~r mile point,  Itiim 'i ti' Pilot Ijiij, Ml ai it's under cultivation t  ii.Ut) ��ill buj <'oti.<K�� .ind lot on .Stantej- itrocL  J. M. LUDWIG  M.inufactuiers of and  deniois in Ilmness, Pack  and Sfock Saddle? Apaia-  joes, Oollais, B'idiot, and  VVinps  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Street, Nelson.  First-class In every respect. Choicest wines,  liquors, and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.   JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor.  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL  BROKER  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  T   Y. GRIFFIN & CO.  "���wholesale   dealers  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. ���   ���    .���'..-��� '        .''v ���    .    '.���:���'��� ,  :-  HARDWARE    COMPANY���  Nelson,  wholesale   dealers  in  hardware and milling supplies, and water and  plumbers'supplies.  VANCOUVER HARDWARE -COMPANY  LIMITED���Baker street. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in hardware and mining supplies, pi'im-  bers and tinsmiths' supplies. Annuls Ontario  Works..   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars and drj goods. Agents  tor Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Ual-  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.   PAINTS   AND   OILS.  NELSON HARDWARE COMPANY���B*kcr  Street���Wholesale  _aud   brasher  Kootenay.  dealers in paints, oils,  of all kmdiJ.    Liugest tttock   in  Three dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  One lot on Stanley street, opposite Royal  hotel, fo< sale at a bargain.  One seven roomed houso and ono three-room  house for rent.  See ANNABLE  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for the  for all purposes  terms cash      W. P. Tikhkibt, Genoral At  Telephone 147.    Offloo with C. D. J. Christ  money In tho market  .gent  tip  SMOKE  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  " NOTICE.  Alli|iiaiii men ate lion bv notilli d that tho follow iiiKsc.ilo of N.iifoM li.ii been adopted by lhe  l.ilboici-. I'lolcotno I mon, .So. 8121, A. V. of h.  Hand dnllei-., ?.i.2"> foi b hours.  Quiuij labmeis. fciWlfoi '.(hours.  .lOIIN Mi I.U.S", 1'iosidciil  1'. ( . SHAUlf LETON, ->ueiet,uj.  TliM'-caleof wage-, hasbben ugiecd to by the  following: William -ih.icklclon, J. B ,\rc<>"hic,  W. H. Webb. K. < annell. Joseph Bum-,, T. A,  Klovcnsoii, W. Mailin, K. Palituinist, John Kllih,  tJhailes Hiltjor, Tom Wil-rfiii, John OughlAli, H.  Kdluiid&Co.  Notice of Application for a  Certifl-  _ _   eate_of Improvements. ���  liitnki s Hiii  Mini uvi Ci vim.^mi vtpin 'ihf  AI>->\V0lt(!l    JllMM,    J��IVI"ilOV     IU     Wr>)l  kdon vu    DisiiMci, ,\\i)  ioivii-0   aiioi 1  '\\\l> MlM "��� ^l>l IIIWI^l Ol AlNlVVOKIII, Al)  H1IMM. 1111, AitlvAN1- V-. t SUM) VM) Uvios  MlM SIM   f I VIM -  Take nonce lhat f. It E. Young, (actinur ns  ng(knt foi E. .1. i'olxits fite mfni-j s. ceitilloitc  sprciiil ^o.s(^l and Vnna <. Itiickles, fipe  iiiiiiet ���> romllciiti No ]< lii'iTlfiee inlnci's cer-  lillcale No. II ll.tlii intend mM} dajs fioinllie  dutelineuf, to apidy to Iho milling luoidei toi  a ccitilleiUe of iinpiDU inoni-. fm tin- pi!ipo\e o  Ohlauimf,' a 1 loun uinnl of Hit .ibov'i1 clann.  And fuilliei lnki notice 11ml in lion, undei see  tioiilii. iiiuhL ho t'oiiitucncud liofoio the Nxtiaiice  of Midi ii'ttlinute uf lminovciucnth.  Pinut llil-2lllidaj uf Aunt, A. 1>. ls��U.  it. i:. yiu ni;. !M..a  IiAND NOTICE.  Notice is heieby given tlialnftor one month I  will make npplir.itlim lot In- Chief Cummirioloner  of LiunUand Woik^to jmidfa'.e forty acre of  land in the dNtn>l of U'isi Koolfnay in Iho  piovmco of ilnli-h Coluinlna, Mtimtdl on tho  ui-,t Mdo of ICoolen.iy lake, lieivicen I.ockhait  and Liifrniice ciecks ni fullon-, CoiiiiiiciicIiik  AI ii rQst on llio hi .tell iri.d ked "initial I'osl John  Kaidliiw s X. W. Conioi, 'tl)<>iK.,(L>ouihorly along  the lake ^0 I'huiiw. thuMi�� cisierly 20 chains,  llieuco noi the! 1) -ift ( hani, thenco v\c>>tcr!y _0  tliiiinx to tho place of beginning.  Dated at XeIson,~ll. C, thi-i ,iid day of Apiil,  1!)00.  GoSfee   Co*  NELSON, B. C.  Coffee roaster* and doalers in Tea and Coffee,  Oifor fresh roasted coffoo of best) quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Madia, por pound...��..$   *0  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Flue Santos, i pound?  1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds ,  \ 00  Our Special Blond, 6 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds  I 00  A trial order solicited.   Salesroom 2 doors eaet)  of Oddfellows block. West Baker street.  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE,  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NFUON, BRITIBH COLUMBIA  R. REISTERER & CO'  ' nRKWERS AND BOTTUERS OST  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade  Brewery at Kelson  eSson   Wine   Co.  CHOICE WINES AND  Special attention given to family trade  Telephone 9'! ��S_\US   &  Baker stieet, TBlflam   ��.  Nelhon. B. C. manaokk  Apply G. Ij. LKNNOX, Solicitor, Nelson B. C  NOTICE   OF   MEETING.  The SVImjii phmibei \ Ka> and '.team flttflrs'  union rnui us oi cry second and fouith Friday at  the Mi'iern' Union hull at8 p.m.  J I. WKI.K.H, Secretary pro lem.  OTTO M. ROSENDALE  Portland, Oregon, Postoffice Sox 4&4  Holders of flail Mine?, Limited,  '-tock, either preferred or common,  will liletise euilitutinicate with me,  as I am insfcfucted to buy up.same  in any eiua-ulitie4-. Wire me at my  expense. O. .\f. Ilosendufo, P. O.  box Hit, Portland, Oregon.  Flowers aqd  Plarjts  lyalms hix feet hfgii. ,Vi0 roses, pot fno-wer in  "20 vanelits. A dioke <olleclion of house and  hciidingplauth. Thouwvnds to select from. Cut  firmrrs and d joigiiN. Jnspeeliwi united. Tho  Nelson <ireen lioiise. Front htroet, (wo blocks  cast Ot whar*, 1). McCIlKATH.  f>rders by ijuail prompts filled.  POWDER, CAPS AND-FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDKR COMPANY���Bakee  street, Nelson, manufacturers of djnauiitc,  Bpoiiitiff, stumping and black blaming pow deis,  wholesale dealers in caps and tu.e, aud eleocrio  blastiDf? apparatus.   SASH AND^ DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND' PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Coiner Front and Hall slieeUt,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dr .tiers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factor; work made  to order. r   TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT j\.ND A WNING KACTOHY���  Uaker street. Nelson. ManufocLuicib of all  kinds of tents, a\wunKo, and cai)\<ii> goods.  i'. O. Bot 7b.   Theo. Madson pioprictoi.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMT-  'IKV���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers to wines (case aud hulk)  and doni'"'hr' ��nd lmimrtwi rignr".   ' ENGINEESS]  CIIAnLES PAHKICK-Miningaiid milling eugineer.   Wcijt Baker stieet. Nelson.  ^  FRATEP.NAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday In each month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  -VT&LSON  AX    Hall, o  KNIGHTS OS? PYTKIAS���Nelson Lodge. No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. V.  Hall, corner Bakor and Kootenay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. VibiUw? JCnufhttj  cordially luvitort uj attend. P. G. Jo\. K. o�� It.  & 3.   Lqonatd frrou, C. C.   . L. O. L., No. 1GS2, moots in I. O.��>. V.  Hall, corner llaker and Kootenay streets,  l6t and 3rd Friday of each month. Vb-iUug  brethern cordiall} Invited. 11. ltohnison. X\ . M.  XV. Craw ford. ItecuiJing Seci t-'^j^   NKl^ON ifCRiK, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Kagles, nieote e\ciy hocond and fourth  Wednesday ineach month in Fraternity Hull.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. (josncll. Pros!  dent.   Charles Pro.sser. aocrelAry.,  ~      "~ "tBADES   UNIONS.     '    " ~"  NKI^ON MINKltS' UNION NO. OS, W. V. ot  M.���Meets In miners' union roonii, north-  ei�� t corner Victoria, and Kooleuaynti-eetK, o\ery  aaturdiiy evening at 8 o'clock. Vmiliiig members wefcoiiio. M. It. Mowutt. Proiideut. Jftiucn  Wilkes, SocroUu-y.  ;   TItADKS AND LABOlt COUNCIL.- The rogu-  "lar meet lugs of thu Nul-on Trades and Lubor  Council will be held in thu mlncrn' union hall,  comer of Victoria and Kootenny fctmits, on tlio  first and third Thursday of each" monlh. at  7.30 p. in. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. II. Al.ithc-  son. Secretary.   THK regular meetings of the Carpenters-' Union  are hold on Wednesday evening of each  week, at " o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall corner victoria and Kootenay street*. It. Itobiu-  son, President.   Junto ColfiiiK, Secretary.  ARBKRS' UNION.- Nelson Un'on, No. V_r,. of  the InternationatJoiii-neynieii Harbor's Union of Anicriai, meets every Hist and third Men-  da} of each month in Minur't. Union liall.cornxi'  of viotona and Kootonay streets, nt S:.'il| 'i>.ni.-  Sharp. Visiting brothers coidially imiwd to  attend. J, H. Matheson, Piosident. W.-S. Jllcl-  \ille, Secretary.  OIGAR MAKERS' UNION meet.-1st Tiie-day ������  iu e\ery month in the \V. V. M. hall.    Kxeo.  utn o board meet-s every Saturday.  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNIeN.  The UrickJajers and JI.iso/is' Internaljoruil  Union No. 3 of Nelson meeti*-I'eoml and fnurfh  Tuesdays In each inonth at Miners' Union hall  .!. W. Etcher, pre-irlciit: Joseph Clark, iccoiding  aiii^corro^por^lng^'rietury. __J   LABORERS' L'NION.- Nel-on Laborer.,' Protective Union, So.S\'ll,A. V. of I... mcelsin  Minors' Union Hall, iiorlhc-u-t corner of Victoria,  and Kootenay *lrcoK, rM-ry Monday evening  atS p.m. sharp. vlsi|ing inembi'ts nf the Ami'ti-  eiin Kederation ooidially iiiM'ted to attend. John  Mullen. President, Percy Shackelton. Secretary.  regular  ...... is  held  the first ami third Eridaj c in each inonth at Min-  ert. Uniou hall at 1-M sharp.  T. O. Skatbo. Prchidi>nt.  Will J. Hatch, Secretary,  NELSON PAINTERS' L'NION--Tho  meclinK of the   Painters'  Union  - ��*TOCT��raCT=OT-Kra^^ THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON". B. G, MONDAY JUNE i 1900  31  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 & Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS* SUPPLIES  _.i��g_iGLZL.��_i&&;&Z_gLAi&.  f0.^! T ����� ^ ��� *�� ��� ��T- ��T- 5T> ST- ����� ����� �����  to    "Silver Plate  \\)    that Wears."  to  to  No. 030,  Black Coffee,  Silverware  Styles  are constantly changing. Some dealers  are always behind in their selections.  Others buy undesirable and out-of-date  patterns, because they can be bought al  their own price. They will try to make  you think they are the correct thing.  Such goods are never cheap, except in  price. Let us show you our line of  Meriden ware. Our word for it���the  patterns are the latest, the quality the  best, and price we will make you will  be the lowest consistent with the best  that is made in plate*  xti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  1 Jacob Dover  to  to  xti  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  ^^-_  The Jeweler,  Nelson, B.C.  In Silverware ^  "We keep the Meriden Britannia Com- iii  pany's    goods.      "Silver   Plate    That y.  Wears."   Nut Bowls, Tea Ware, Bake \|/  Dishes, etc, and          - i|V  "1847Rogers Bros." to  Knives, Forks, Spoons, etc., are guaran- W  teed by both us and them to be the best yf^  that's made in plate. ���__-  The. Meriden Britannia Co., by over W  fifty years of continuous manufacturing, \kt  have made a reputation in this line none �����.  can touch.   Come in and see some of their W  late productions. \tj  _Z_\_Z_\&___:��_&&l��_\��;&^&i&:'  S_W^^_*^^_Wfl^_^_^__*\^Z*-^_^\^F*'^_^ * ^te. ��� W. aMfe  Our Clearance Sale  of Dry Goods  is still oh and will be continued until ali is sold; Linen for skirts  at 10, 15, and 20 cents per yard; White Dress Duck, regular 20c  goods, sale price 12��c per yard; regular 25c goods, sale price 15c;  White Pique at ,15, "20 and 25 cents. A large range of Underskirts from $1 up.   AU other dry goods sold at proportionate prices.  A. FERLAND & CO.  ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  Something New  FLAKED FOODS  A  NOURISHING,  DELICIOUS, AND   DAINTY   DISH.   CAN   BE  COOKED IN THREE MINUTES  FOR SALE AT  Tf|e Western Mercantile Company, Limited.  BAKER STRKKT,  UltOUKUa  NELSON, B. C.  ���     ��    ��  Just Received  , A large consignment of the latest  styles of hats, union and custom  made.   Clothing  for bargains  at  BAKER  STREET,   NELSON.  . WO MADSON  CLOTHING   HOUSE.  BISCUITS  We have just received a fresh  consignment  of Christie's Famous  Fancy Biscuits and Gream Sodas.-  Also McCormick &. Company's Jersey Cream Sodas.  p. o. nox nn.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone, H)l.  I). Af. Kony & Com pany's SpotK  Krcsh K��i;s Hccchua Dnily  John t\. Srviqg & Go  Opposite Postoffice  .     GENERAL BROKER  I doors west of Dominion JCxprcsq office.  P. O. Box .%.,   PJionos: Ofllce U7, Houso 152  Three t-ix room hemfios foi rent.  3tc.il estate in all pails of the city tor sale  AVKNT I-"OH S. 8. lUMIUU/S .SAFES  INSURANCE. LOANS.  HEAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  First door wosb  of Bank of British  Columbia building.  Baker Street  GITY LOCAL NEWS  Horn, on May 21th, to tlio "wife of  Tiioinns .liTOinc, n son.  TJio ciby lm.s secured a now pound.  Thu uoiml at/1 lie iuhi' of llio NoIhoii Transfer  ('(mii'iiny's stnbl'S lias lieon ukcu iiml on Sutur-  iliiy lliivlti'y was lianilvil over to nhief Jarvis.  This morning ho liiil acoup't! of horses in ipioil  nsii xtitrlcr. Tho new puiiml is mini! convcii-  iuiitly louatt'il tliiin llio lluriiH rumil, whirli was  ust'il'dunnf the witilci*.  Tiie first lot of machinery for the  Venus mine tins been received, the consignment  beiiiK a carload uf milliiiR iipparatutj. 'I'lio much incry was teamed up tlio.hiil on the wnffon  road which the company has building.  Messrs. Merrifiuhl and Burnett  have men at work on the Allminbra gioup on  KiiKle creek. Tlie.v aro cro-scuttiiiK on the property, and tlio stall' will he ini'i'iiised .shortly.  Since .1. \Vr.  Stewart commenced  work on the Halfour extension he has disbursed  $200,(XM> fur supplies and wage". 'J he Nelson  wholesalers have hud the lion's .share of the outlay for supplies md a largo pa:'e��ntaj;e of the  wages ��us spent in the city. In addition to the  amount men'ioned tho C. 1*. It. engineering stiilt'  on the work has brought a large sum intoNelson.  The polling booth usually held at  the court, house will be transferred lo the old  TitnnWK ollice on Vernon sti'PCt. now occupied  by John Houston's committee rooms.  Between 40 and  50  men  will be  added today to W. V. Tierney & Co.'s gang on  the C. 1'. li. line between here and Itobson. The  firm will rush their work through as rapidly as  possible.  Tomorrow morning chief Jarvis  will have boforo the police magistrate several  citiy.Piis who loaded up on Saturday morning  and did damage to the extent of $20 to various  business places on Baker street.  The fire department's racing team  will run on Baker street tonight, and continue  tri-wcokly until Dominion Day. The team i.s doing good work already and promises to clip a  second or two off the best time ever made heretofore by the Nelson brigade.  The auxiliary hose station atthe  corner of Hall and 'Front street; will be erected  today. ItisQio he'located behind thc-store opposite the California Wine .Company's warehouse  and will be just largo enough to accommodate  flOO or iHK) feet of hose with the reoesary appliances. ,\s Ihe hydrant, is only a few yards distant a lio��e reel or wagon is unnecessary.  James S. Connacher, the well-  known C. I��. I{. locomotive engineer, i.s in Nelson  \ Nitmg hw sisters. Mrs. H. D. Hume and Mrs.  JlcV.ib. He i.s on his way homo to New Brunswick, and will spend a month or two there, aftcr-  waids wsiting England and Pan-,. He has many  f i lends in Ne'son who iw>li him ,i pleasant and  successful ti ip.  The Ladies' Aid of the Congrega-  tioiml chinch will gno ,i stiaw ben j lesti\,\l to  motion aftei noon and c\emng .it the lcsidencc  of Alls (J. Wnlton, St.mU'j stieet. Itcficshmcn*s  will be seived fiom 1 p in until 1(1)) in The pro  coeds of the fo��ti\,il will be de\oted to the build  ing fund of the chui< h \n cmoMiblc time is  piomUed and a cordial imitation is extended  to .vll.  .John  A.  Mara  arrived  in town  la-t i)i_ht While out of politics, he is tin ob  sei\cr. He is ol opinion (hit theie will not be  six Alarlimtcsin the ne\( assembly.  S. S. Taylor, Q. 0, came in lasfc  night fiom attending a sc-ioi] of tlio supreme  c mrliifc V.incoinci. One of his ca-es was the  objected fo names in thmnding. 'lhe deciiioiuii  the cdMj will be rendered today.  Minister of of mines Curtis arrived  ovei from liossUnd l>i��l night. It is undeisiood  that lie is here to gne cndidate HaU a lift fts  spellbinder in thief of t'ie Martiniles.  A gmali boy named Cummins had  ,i iifiuow c-c'.ipe from miuij on Patuidaj He  was tiding a jtllow poni, whenthc dmei of a  passii'uteum lashed the .limn U over the Inml  jiu.utiis The poiij sot oil ata gallop and the  i-fb.it'old i idet hail .t close sli.no fiom being  ii.iniDlcd mider fviot.  The" general   liospital   directors  meet nc\t wee\, and one of tho items on the  dot ket is iho selection of the ladies who aie to  form the Iirst pi ohationers clissin the institii  lion. A numbel of tpp'ications lime boaQ ic  <eived aiid the most d^sn able appl��ants will to  ��.ene the appointments. To'- the (list three  inonlhh tlio j oitng ladies arc called piob.itioiiois  after nhi(hthc\ aiedesciibcdasmusosin tiitii!-  uig  Jolm McMartin  is making good  he.idwaj wills I lie 'tie on ,it Fi\o Alile point,  mining the C. P. li e\tcrsion to the N fc V. b.  loid.but the woik <aniiot be lomplotcd until the  t l�� H form.iilj tako-io\ei theroid,a= soi oral  N. & V S Hacks h<ac to be Iittcd. Hois engaged also in making a new cl amid for the  creek v. lneh crosses the line ,il 1 ive Mile, whore  b} tne sueaiii ^villiluw undei osio uustlu .tod nut  .mider four or flvoas jit-prcsonl>   The appeal by the defendant in  Uic JK lion of Anderson vs. Dodso! against the  judgment of the county judge awarding a verdict lor plaintiffs has been heard at Vancouver  and judgment reserved. The suit .hw-c out of  mechanics liens filed against the Little I'liil  1111111',  Th? first C. M. R. A.   match  was  Miotaf Die ranges on Salui'diiy with sntiHfnctory  msr|lt>r 'pio iiiMt ioiim Miortiil 7tW points and the  sneojid toiini, with oii(.> limn slmrl, scoipd :ii:t  point*. I'lio first teuiu's total will place ifc tnirly  \mj1I up fit the lisl whii'li includes rocoids from  of cry niilitiii unit id the Dominion, but, the local  iitarkMiioh must get over f he S.*J) iimirk lo tn* near  the top of Iho lis(. Tkcm.'\t mnlcli will he shut  nn Satiirduy anil the halaiu-j of the b.ilanco of  thiM'OiiUK'littoiisiirc in be tiled in .Inly.,  Wanted���.Mouse or lots well located    Mni'grogor, Tribune of!In>,  Jtev. John   Kobson,  H.  A.,   con-  ofndeil Jilh pas|inid> of the Nelson Mptiiodist  ulnueii jHbl night; '1'ho cliiji'eh win orowtSed lo  t|ie doos'stind ilinscrWcu was of a most interesting mil uio. The dpjmi'tiug pn<.jnr imnouiiccd  that his hue* essor, (!ev. J, AVIiito. Intc of <"hilll-  wnck, would, nrriic hereon '1 luiMlay, and bc-  KpoLofor hlm.ii warm welcome fiom the Motho-  dlslsof Nel-on. Mil itobson leaves for Vancouver tonight.   v -.  Rev. .J. C. Spear,  late pastor of  Jho Metrnpolitan chuich, Victoria, was in tlio  city jostoid.iy. II*; leaves this morning for Uoss-  liiucl iiurl inliirns loitjoirow to procccil to Toronto, hm tug iieen (mnsfiiridd to tho Toronto conference to fill a pulpit in l he oil j of Toronto. Mr.  .Spear preached al   the Methodist church hero  JCHtOKI.VV.  The stroet caret were crowded Satin day and jo-toidiiy afternoons wilh pleasure  tcekcis, who went down lo the opening of iho  new LaUe IVi-k, whore the Municipal Hand dis>-  comscd e\cellent music The Tramway f'om-  piim intends to.sparo nocxpciisc in inakfng the  pl.iio attractive, and among thu new attract ions  to he irnincilialuly added are n summer hotel and  restaurant, a dancing pavilion and bathing  llOII'-C".   Philippine Commission Arrives.  Man��J,A, >hme 3.���The United  j States transport Hancock, from  San Francisco, April 17fch, arrived  this morning with the members of  tho Philippine commission. The  members of general MaeArtliur's  atai. welcomed the commissioners  on board the Hancock  NELSON BALL BOYS WON OUT  Large Crowd Present.  The Nelson ball team scored another victory over Rossland yesterday, when they snatched a victory  from apparent defeat and won out  by 1;T runs to 11. The game might  have been more scientific, but it  could not have been more exciting  from the standpoint of tho spectators and particularly from the point  of view of the 200 stalwart Xelson  rooters who were forced to sit  quietly while the Rossland team  called up seven runs to Nelson's big  cipher, and then saw Nelsou pull  the game oufc of fche lire and win by  ji satisfactory margin. The outcome was particularly unsatisfactory to the Rosslanders, who had  backed their team to win, for the  Nelson sportsmen carried home  with them over $1500 in hard cash.  The special traiu on the C. P. R.  leffc within a few minutes of the  announced hour, and every, seat m  the four coaches was occupied. A  number of ladies were aboard aud  not a few of then proved to be admirable fans when it came to cheering the local team to victory.  Everyone wore the club colors.  Rossland was safely reached after  a fast trip, and the excursionists  had an hour or two to do the town  before the game was called on the  ball grounds at 2:40 o'clock.  Ab least 1500 people were on the  grounds when the match started,  tind the Nelson rooters rooted with  might and nia'iri to balance the almost overwhelming enthusiasm of  the supporters of the home nine.  Nelson went to bat first, but failed  to score. Houston secured first,  but MeLeod^ 'Rockenfield raud  Waters went '������' out in the order  named on infield plays. Then  Rossland came to the plate, and  before they were retired had placed  four riuis to their credit. This was  a wet blanket for the Nelson rooters, and for a time little was heard  from their section of the grand  stand. Nelson went to bat again  and secured another goose-egg,  while Kossland sent a man over  the plate in their end of the  inning*. The same performance  ���was repeated in the thiid. with the  vaiiation that Kossland made two  runs. The score now stood Rossland 7, Nelson 0, and the visiting  rooters had entirely subsided. The  Nelson boys had quit talking and  one sport who went over armed .with  an enormous megaphone threw his  instiument away and felfc in his  waistcoat to see if his return ticket  was safe. Twenty minutes later  Ite was looking for that megaphone  but failed to locate It.   -  Nelson went to bat in tho fourth  determined to change the aspect; of  affairs, and they did so. Four runs  wero tallied on Nelson's side of the  sheet when the side was retired,  and the Nelson side was rooting  again with renewed enthusiasm.  Rossland was blanked iu its end of  the fourth.  Nelson scored another run in the  first of fche fifth and Rossland was  blanked. The spirits of the Nelson-  ites were gradually rising and on  this they produced fche remains of  their wads and offered wagers  which were nofc taken any too  freely.   The Rosslanders were be-  BROWN  There is always a best way  to do everything, be it to  to' boil an egg. The same  applies to watch repairing  and we" have the best way.  When we put a , watch in  order we put it in the condition it was when it left the  factory, and we guarantee it  to keep time."  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Kvlidiuer, li)"1!  Iii)' Horn. :>W>  I'eoiin. .TOOOoiKl  WANTKD  Katiibler Cariboo mid (Hunt  Kor sale- fl-rooin hou��c, JIuino addition, $S50,  ll-room housf), ohcap: let ins oisy; olose in,  CALh OX  H. A. Prosser  BROKER. WARD STREET  ESTABLISHED 1892  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  HARDWARE  Garden, Mill,'Steam and Suction  Hose.  Crucible   Cast  Steel   Wire  Rope  5-16 to 1-in. in  stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron _���  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Tnmx Oro Cars, (Jiant Powder, and Metropolitan Fuse, otff.  H. BYERS & CO.  NKLSON  KASLO  SANDON  ginning to feel anxious, and the  shouts of the sixteen burly black  mascots which Lee Coombs had  driveu in state to tho game became  gradually fainter. ^  Iii.the sixth both teams failed to  score, but the seventh was a great  innings for Nelson. The nine had  quite recovered its nerve and was  hitting freely, while Rosslaiid was  becoming nervous. The result was  that three Nelson men crossed the  plate and Rossland was blanked.  Nelson now had fche floor to itself  and the visitors waxed eloquent in  their joys. In the eighth Nelson  scored a quartette of runs and  clinched the victory. Rossland  made a spurt but stopped after  three men had tallied, making the  score 12 to 10 in favor of the  visitors. The ninth innings only  made Nelson's win more decisive,  three Nelson and one Rossland  player scoring; total Nelson 15,  Rossland It. Following were the  teams: ;  XKI.SON.  a. ii.  n. air. s a. p.o.  a.  H.Houston c;.....V 7 0 0      0  ,��� .  Mcleod, 3b ...... r. II -  0 1 -������.: ��������� 1  Rockenfield, ss...T.(i '_ ���>.{)���    2 _ 0  L. Waters, p  5 .'( 3     1      0 5 1  Caverly. 2d ....'fi 3 2.    0      2 2 0  ti. Partridge, lb:... �� 3 3     0    11 0 1  Mills,cf  fi 3 2      0      1 0 c2  Einon-on, l.f : 3 0 0      0      0 0 0  S. Neelands, 1 f .... 2 110     0 0 0  J. l'huirjr f  3 0 10      10 1  Total ...........;i0    15    15      1    27    12    ~8  .. Summary: Karned runs, 9: 2-baso hits, Houston, Rockiuifleld, Caverloy, Partridge and Neelands: stolen bases, Kockcnfleld. Waters. Mills  and - Neelands; bases on called balls. Waters  Mills and Phair; hit by pitched ball, Phair  struck out, Houston 2, MeLeod 2,.Cavorley and  Kmerson 2; passed balls, 1. Neelands replnoed  Kmcison in the seventh inniiifr. Tirtie of game,  2 30, umpiics, Heiiou and Bui ken.  UOSSIAND. \,|l.    it.    11.11.   SJJ.   I'O.    A.     K.  McDonald, 1. f          5      10      0 4 0      0  W. Rhodes, c. f.        ,'i      I      .'      0 1 0      1  C. V.uirIm, ,' li   .     (���      1      1      0 .' 1      1  lt Uibson, lb. .12 10 {) 0 0  Shea, c                    .5210010  J. Holland. 3U        .1110 0 10  W. .Nofsir/,or, p.     .o      1      _      0 0 1       1  J. Lenhart,. ss         . 1      1      3      (I �� ,  1       1  .f.StruUel.rf   . .     j      1      0     0 t 0      1  Total i    11     li      0    27     "a    *5  Summary: Kai nod ria.s 8,2 bn��>e hits, Rhodes,  Vaughn muLStrnt/elr homo runs, Shea; stolon  bases McDonald {Rhodes, Vaughn, Hhei*, Lonhcirt  and Struucl; ba<.es on called balls, McDonald,  lihodes, Qibhon and Holland; hit by pitched bails.'  Lenhai t apd SJioa; hti ui'kontXef g^sr andSturt-  viel,  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Position   Wanted.���A    business  man in Kood standing i\ith largo e\pmlenoo and  mth Jtrwt class connections in Canada and Iho  United States de'jjres lo fotm pattnoislnp wilh a  gentleman ofat least S7<N) cash for the pmposc of  engaging jn the mining businessa8 promoters of  stock companies to woik mciitonoiid properties  in (he Luideau. Slcc.m and Similkameen dis-  tui ts jn 11.} ish Columbia, and the promotion of  miniiip deals, etc, Addtcss, Mining Man, Tribune Ollice.  Lost���A Honiton lace handkerchief. Itovtaid Laketiew hotel,cornorVeinot)  ��ind Hall sticets.  For sale���Stock and fixtures of  the Nelson Bn/iinr amounting to about four  hundred dollars.  Lost���From the   hallway in the  Sherbrooke hotel, a t nltsu with blankets, strapncd  toi! No quest ions will he asked anj one returning Mime to t laike hotel ~M. J. I i jteim.  Furnished rooms  to let;���Apply  Cirnej block, one door east of Oddfellows hall.  Lost���On   Sunday���A   pair   of  lad j's glasses, finder will be buitably icwardfid  by roluriUJigsairic to if-vO. Box isirNeisonr  For   sale.���Furnished   hotel  for  sale cheap. Apply at Cabinet Gigarstorc,, Nelson.  Wanted���A good general servant  gi'l. Sirs, S. H, -Taylor, corner Carhonnt�� umt  Ward Streets,  Wanted���position   as     a    -wire  splicer. Understands the euro of tramways.  'Abfa to take full (Jarflof tramwajsand men. Un-  riersfcands all kinds of rigging work. Apply lo V.  W, lirock, lock box 28, Gem, Idaho. \  Gardening���S_m ploymen t wan ted  by a practical num. Kesidciitial grouudslaidout,  etc.   Address, W. XV. Wilson, Nelson  Wanted���Position as sfcenogra-  jtlicrnnd typewriter by lady of experience���Re-  (croncoR. No object Finis to going out of city. Address Stenographer, Tritjiino,  Hack   calls left at   the , Pacific  Tnuisfor barn on Vernon street. Telophono  call 35.  For Sale'.���One-third interest in  Mineral Claim near Ymir, for 8100, money to bo  expended in development. Apply lo Alex  Stewart, Turner & Bocolth block, Nelson,  ���      M   ��a  ENEBAL IEBCEAN1  LARDO, B. O.  Having built a new store and received a new  stock ot goods, I am in a position to outfit all  prospectors goinginto the Lardo-Duncan country  as cheap as any merchant in Kaslo or Nelson.  Ui'ly Haley is always at Lardo with animals, and  is ready to undertake any freighting that may Ito  offered him.   Give me n trial.  "   JJOTIOE ~T0 ^OM'BACTOSa  Sealed tenders will be received until 12 o'clock  noon Monday, .lime lllh next, by 'Jie under-  siignod for the election or a three story Ibrick  block for Kirkpatrick & Wilson and A. H. Clements. A doposit in tlio form of a marked  choquo payable to the order of tho owners for the  sum of 5 per cent of the amount of tender must  accompany each tender to insure consideration,  otherwise it will not be entertained.  Tho lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. KWAKT & UAKRIB. Architects.  Rooms 7 and S Aberdeen Jilock.  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  . ���^���g'g'g'g'g'flt'gf ���g'g.'g-g' ���>'>'S'S'a'S-��'a'A-S'��i'S,  /^-s^i^'^.^i'^.sr:^.^^-^^: ���/��''7'?-7'?'?-?'?'?*?'??j^V  UF  to  to  to  185 Baker Street.  Telephone 10.  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  to .*  to .        ~���-  to We have removed our place of business  to for the next few months to the old Burns  ^ shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  ill hope to see all our old customers and many  w new ones.   Give us a call.  to ���  to  to  to  to  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  185 Baker Street  to   Telephone 10  ~^'j-*.0*-0*-0*.^T9-TS.^-0f-**        ^���^���^���^.^���^.^.'BPBri'Sr.^iSi-  to  to  to  to  to  xti  to  to  to  to  xti  xti  to'  tor  tor  tor  tor  to'  to  itif  f^fSi'  w _ . ���%  Some Plain Pacts f  About Clothing  w  w  Ufa  %  We are now showing the finest stock of Sprihg ^  and Summer Suits in Nelson. There are several ��J  points of merit in our Suits, They are all of the g-  latest cut and are lined all through with the best $}  linings. They are tailored better than Suits oifer- tijjj  ed elsewhere at much higher prices. The fabrics M  are the best in the market. We lead all others ^  for values in W  B  B  B  Gents-Furnishings  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  We know that our values cannot be equalled by  any other, house in Nelson. We are so sure of  this that we will give money back if it cannot be  proven. ' *\ -    l'  W  ~B~  'B  B-  B  B  ' B  B  B'  �����  217 and 219 Bakep Street.  iS^_?y__~i  '.$&���  PET VWt  CHANDELIERS  WfREO FOR  NO MATCHES BEQUlRED, ALWAYS REaDY  Kooteqay Electric Snpply &  Construction Go.  JOSEPHINE STREET KELSON  Headquarters for Portland Cement, Eire Bricks,  Fire Clay, American Cumberland Coal [Blacksmiths]  Special quotations givon tor carload lots  A. B. GRAY, P. O. box 621. Nelson, B. C.  Kootaay Agont  B. P. BITJ1ET & CO., Ltd., WflPir

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