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 DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR  SIGHTH YEAR.  KELSON:  FRIDAY MORNING  JUNE 1  J900.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  r  li  THREE CANDIDATES SPEAK  Hall a Martinite.  ���> One of the big guns in the present political campaign was fired  at the opera house last night, when  the three candidates in the running  faced a crowded house. Tho gathering was representative and had  evidently determined in advance to  hear all tho speakers of Llie evening  patiently am! fairly. The oider  was excellent, although the audience waxed warmly enthusiastic at  times.  At 8:30 the diop cm tain of the  stage was hoisted. On the platform were seated John Toye, who  officiated as chairman, Aichie  ^ Leiteh of Ciaubiook, W. A. Macdonald, John Houston. Dr. Hall,  John Elliott and Frank Fletcher.  Mr. Toye opened' the meeting  briefly, urging upou the audience  tho desirability of preserving good  older and according each of the  speakers a fair hearing, adding that  while all could not look or think  alike they could at least agree to  li=ten patiently ��nd discuss their  conclusions later  While none of the candidates  had any cause of complaint with  the reception whicli he received, it  was manifest that the great body  of the meeting was in sympathy  witli candidate Houston. There  was applause for each of the other  candidates as they advanced to  speak, but when "candidate Houston  was called upon the applause was  almost deafening. It may also be  fairly said that candidate Houston  made by long odds the most telling  address of the three candidates,  and, though he consumed more than  the time set by the chair, he was in  sympathy with the great majority  of his heaiers throughout, which  was attested both by the frequency  and volume of applause Avhich  marked his periods.  Carsjidate Fletcher was the first  candfHate   called   upon.      He   explained in opening that lie was the  candidate of the Liberal Oonserva-  x i ve party, and then proceeded to  enlarge upon tho merits of the Conservative parfcy as an organization."  1 fe then gave a short sketch of the  \political   history of   the province  since the overthrow of the Turner  government,   tbe   ci cation of   the  Semlin   administration,   its subsequent   defeat > and   the calling of  .Joseph Martin  to form  a government.   Although a party line candidate he admitted  fchat there was  M>me   difference   of   opinion  with  inspect to the introduction of party  lines in the present contest.     This,  lie said, arose from the fact that  the    present   contest    hud    been  brought about   sooner   than   had  been   expected    and   the   forcing  of. premier Mai tin into the contest,  With, respect to his two opponents  lie said he knew where one of them  ttood���-John Houston.    Tie was the  representative    of   tho   Provincial  J'arty.    Of Dr. Hall, he was known  ��� as-. IndependentJjiboral,   but   the  spcuker said he could nofc place him  after that.    Thus  occasioned much  laughter.    With respect  to candi-  d ite Houston, he said he had been  -u ell treated by the people of Nelson.    He had served as mayor of  the eity twice, aud was now serving a third term, and it was a position to which   there   had ahvays  beeu a good  salary attached.    He  then proceeded to discuss fche standing of tho Provincial Parfcy and its  chances of success in the present  contest.   He said that there were  only fifteen P  'rovincinl candidates  in the field on Tiik Triucxii'sshowing, and only three of them were  m ell known. Supposing all of them  were elected, he said there was no  possibility of the party forming a  government. Taking up the Conservative candidates, he said there  xyeve 38 of thenr in the field, and  as an evidence of their. ,probable  success at fche polls, he read an ox-  1 racfc from the Vancouver Province  in which the,electors were' advised  to vote for the straight- Conserva-  t i ves in order to down Joe Martin.  The candidature of Dr. ,Hail was  then referred to a, second time, the  ppeaker remarking that by  some he was placed' npon the  Martin ticket and by others  upon one of the other tickets,  but as the doctor would speak  he might he able to locate himself.  Personally tho speaker thought a  man's candidature should be so well  defined that there wonld be no mistake about it. Touching the matter  of fche eight-hour law Mr. Fletcher  sit id thafc Mr, Houston had accused  him of insincerity- He said this  was   unfair because   Mr.  Houston  could not tell Avhere he stood upon'  the eight-hour law. He then explained that lasfc year he took tho  position that the law was upon the  statute books and that the best  thing to do was to make the best of  it. He did not care two straws  whether Mr. Houston said he was a  new convert or not. In his opinion  tho eight-hour law was not an  issue. He did not think that, whoever was elected, there would be  any set of men so foolish as to  touch the eight-hour law or the  penalty clause. Mr. Fletcher then  read one or two paragraphs from  his printed platform in connection  with which he said, if elected, he  would be in favor of making some  amendments to the Mineral Act.  Touching the Chinese and Japanese  labor questions he expressed the  opinion that the efforts made by  the Semlin administration at checking the immigration of the Chinese  and .Japanese had been mere waste  of time and money. As far as this  cheap foreign labor matter was concerned he thought it was an imperial question, but, if pressed, the  rights of the province would be recognized and some meant, found  whereby the Chinese and Japanese  would be excluded from the province.  When   candidate   Fletcher   had  concluded his remarks the chairman  thanked the meeting for the patient  hearing wliich had been accorded  to him and then called upon candidate Hall to address the electors.  Candidate Hall said he came before the meeting as he had been  fiom the first, an Independent Liberal.   He confessed that there had  been a great deal of misconception  with respect to his candidature and  the recent meeting of the Liberals.  It had been said that he was turned  down and that he had persisted in  running after his friends had said  that they did nofc want him.    He  said he did not believe  there was a  man in the audience who would accuse him of this.    With regard  tot  the meeting that had been held it  was an annual meeting of the Liberal Association.    He said his name  had not been before the meeting as  a candidate.   The resolution which  was voted down was that1 the association .should postpone for ten days  the matter of bringing out a candidate and that a conventionale called  to decide whether or not a party  man should be brought forward. In  the discussion   upon   this motion  fche question was   asked   whether  .the party .would be able to win if a  Liberal candidate was brought for-  ward   and   it   was *then thafc his  name was   mentioned,   the   statement being made fchat if he would  consent to stand the Liberals would  win the election.     With respect to  his candidature fche doctor said that  lie had been endoised by the Liberal Association of ymir.   He furthermore said he would be willing  to have a Libeial convention called  representative of the riding, and  if he was not fche choice of the majority of the Liberate, if they would  not   endorse   his   candidature, he  would withdraw from the contest  and forfeit his  $200. provided  Mr.  Houston would do the same.     This  was    received     with     uproarious  laughter.     Dr. Hall then devoted  himself to fche   campaign   figures  quoted by Mr. Fletcher.     He said  Mr. Fletcher had stated fchafc there  were 38 Conservatives in fche field.  He then asked Mr. Fletcher if this  included all the Turner candidates.  Mr.   Fletcher   replied thafc ifc did.  Tho doctor then said that he had  known the Turner government for  tho past 20 years since he was a  boy on his father's farm.    He then  criticized severely the Turner government's policy, especially in connection with fche grant to the E. &  N. Raihvay Company.     He added  further that as Mr. Fletcher claimed  allegiance   to   the   Turner   party  the    position     of     Mr.     Turner  upon       the      . eight-hour       law  was ,- -of      interest. *     He .  "said  Mr. Turner had stated publicly in  the present campaign that he was  nofc in favor of fche eight-hoitr law,  and fchafc he would be in favor of  repealing fche penalty clause.   Another matter,worth noting was thafc  while in some portions of the province the attempt was being made  by the Conservatives   to   conduct  the election   upon straight' party  lines, there was a distinct pledge  on fche part of the Turner Conserva*  tivos nofc to do so.   The only meaning which could be taken' from this  in the event of an alliance befcweeu  the Conservatives and the Turner-  ites was a continuance of tho old  Turner    government.     This    was  borne oufc by the fact fchafc in no  constituency   where   there was   a  Turnerite in the field was there a  throughout the province there were  18 Turner candidates and 17 Conservatives. Support given to candidate Fletcher was therefore support given to the Turner government, since the Turnerites by reason of their pledge against party  lines would swallow the Conservatives.  Touching the candidature of Mr.  Houston, Dr. Hall said he was before   the   electors   as a Provincial  Party candidate.     Personally   he  himself had always been a supporter of the Provincial Party, but this  year     he     thought    the     party  was   going out of   existence   and  things were in such a muddled state  that he thought it was necessary to  get down to party lines.   Dr. Hall  then touched upon the classification  of   Ralph   Smith   as a Provincial  Parfcy   candidate.     He   said    fchat  Ralph Smith was an  independent  labor man. The doctor further said  that Mr.   Cotton   was   not  sound  upon the eight-hour law and, therefore, that Houston could not support him.   The manner in which  the Martin candidates were classified in The Tribune did~ not suit  the doctor, and he pointed out that  on one page of The Tribune it was  stated   that   premier   Martin had  failed in his pledge to have his candidates in the field in every constituency, while upon another page of  the same issue it was shown thafc  premier Martin had thirty-two candidates in the field.   This, the doctor   said,' showed how unreliable  The Tribune was.   He might have  explained thafc   there  are   thirty-  eight seats   in   the  legislature as  against thirty-two candidates credited to premier Martin; that for four  of the thirty-two seats two Martin  men were doubled up; thafc in several others the Martin candidates  were wobblers who, like himself,  were difficult to place; but he did  not.  Touching on the nine nour resolution which came befoie the city  council, the doctor said he considered the request for nine hours  was fair and that he proposed a  resolution and supported it in the  council. He said candidate Houston  had not supported this in the council ov in The Tribune. �� Mr. Houston's reply to this had been fchafc he  had taken action, along this line before when the wharf question came  up so fchat the contractors would be  obliged to pay fche current rate of  wages fco carpenters for nine hours'  work. The doctor said he had  hunted up the minutes of the cifcy  council and he found thafc this resolution had been moved by Dr.  Arthur and seconded by alderman  McKillop. Ifc this matter he said ifc  was therefore clear that Mr. Houston's memory had failed him.  The doctor then came back to the  endorsation of his candidature at  Ymir. He said thafc he had been  endorsed hy fche miners' union and  he had the same under fche seal of  the union���fche Ymir Miners' Union.  Ifc raised quite a titter of merriment  when the limited nature of the  doctor's endorsation slipped out.  He also added thafc he had been en-  dorsedTby_the Liberal associafcion=~-  also of Ymir. As to his position  with respect to premier Martin he  said that if the premier brought in  good legislation he would support  such legislation. Ho would  do fche same thing for  fche Conservative parfcy or any  other parfcy that happened to find  itself in power. He then read a  eouple of planks from his platform  and suggested certain amendments  to the mineral act whereby assessment work could be pel formed upon trails instead of upon mineral  claims. Ho said lie was also in  favor of a survey being made of  the country showing the mountains  so that agents in London could  point out to capitalists just where  the mining properties were.-    ' '  W..A. Galliher, upon the conclusion- of Dr. >HaIl's remarks, asked  the chairman whether he would  be permitted to ask candidate Hall  one question. The candidate con-'  sented to answer the "question and  the chairman thereupon gave'his  consent. Mr. Galliher, in ��� putting  question, said he eousidered-.it only  fair to Dr. Hall, and .to all >vho  might be called upon to cast their  ballots that candidate Hall should  answer the question which he proposed to put. He then said: If,  Dr. Hall, when the house meets, a  vote of wanfc of confidence in the  Martin government is introduced,  how will you vote ?  The question staggered the doctor, bufc he made the best he could  of it. He said: The question i.s  just this. If premier Martin  has nineteen members present in  Victoria   when   the   house   meets,  Conservative    in   the    field,    and ] and     my     vote     would     either  Globe Trotter Due.  Paris, June 1.���Henry Gilbert,  the Frenchman who is making a  tour of the world on foot, is due  and is expected to arrive here on  throw the government out of  power or continue it in power aud  give ifc a chance to carry on the  government of the country; I say  I would nofc dare to say to half the  people of the province that the  government which they had shown  confidence in should be deprived of  thafc confidence. I would say we  will make terms; we ill give  Martin a chance. If, he savers I  will be the first to 'vote want of  confidence."  The answer was regarded as satisfactory.  Candidate Houston followed Dr.  Hall. He made what all conceded  to be the best speecli in his career.  It was straightforward; no trimming. It was a complete answer to  the jibes of his opporjnts aud an  ample justification of his position  before the electors. Lack of space  prevents its appearance in this issue and ifc will be published tomorrow.  W. A. Macdonald closed the  meeting. He made a good speech,  but did not touch upon the attempt at disfranchising those 489  electors, which was made by the  local Conservative Association as  supporters of candidate Fletcher,  nor the part which he personally  ..took in fighting against the placing  of this large number of duly qualified voters upon the list.  FIGHT NEAR JOHANNESBURG  Gallant Gordons.Again.  , London, May 31.���il:02 a. m.���  The war office has received from  Roberts a dispatch, dated Germis-  ton, May 30, 9 p. m., saying:  "The brunt of the fighting yesterday fell upon Ian Hamilton's column. I have sent him, as already  mentioned, to work' around to the  west of Johannesburg in support of  French's cavalry, which was directed to go north near the road leading to Pretoria. I have not heard  from French yet, bnt Hamilton, in  a report which has jusfc reached me,  states that aboufc one o'clock in the  afternoon he found.'his&tf ay strongly blocked by the enemy posted on  some kopjes and ridges three miles  south of the rand. They had two  heavy guns and some field guns and  pom-poms.  "Hamilton forthv* ith attacked.  The righfc was led by the Gordons,  who affcer cup tin ing one extremity  of the lidge wheeled round and  worked along it until after dark,  clearing ifc of the enemy, who fought  most; obstinately. The One Hundred and Fourth led on the other  flank, and would 'not be denied,-  bufc the chief share in fche action,  as in the casualties, fell to the Gordons, whose gallant advance excited  the admiration of all.  "Hamilton is now afc Florida, due  wesfc of Johannesburg, and French  is a mile further to the northeast.  The Gordons, the cavalry, the  mounted in fan tiy, and the Seventh  division aro holding the heights of  the town. The Eleventh division,  -with.-batteries H- aud G and-tho  heavy artillery, are south of Johannesburg.  "Hamilton ppeaks in highest  terms of praise of the manner in  which Bruce Hamilton and colonel  Spence of the Shropshire light infantry handled their men under  Sjnifch-Dorien's direction,"  Ottawa Still Celebrating.  Ottawa, May 34.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���For 15 hours Ottawa  has been celebrating the reported  willingness of the Boers to surrender wheu approached by lord  Roberts, and, despite the fact that  the report may have been incorrect;  the jubilation will lust several days  longer.', The Forty-third regiment,  second battery and boys' brigade  had. a grand .parade tonight,.and  tomorrow afternoon holiday will  be marked,' by', further demonstrations.  _j ~      ., '  Two Kaslo Men Missing.  Kaslo, May 31,���[Special to The  Tribune.]���Ada'm Baird and Harry  Sutherland are missing, and it is  feared'they are dead. They left  here some time ago to go into some  claims above Baird's Landing, ou  the Upper Duncan river, and nothing has been heard of them. Search  parties have failed to find any  trace of them. The two men were  well known here. A< lam Baird was  formerly with the K. Ii. & N. Company.    time today. Gilbert calculates that  Avhen he finishes he ���will have travelled 11,500 miles. He started from  here Feb. 19, 1895. Two thousand  pounds is involved in the undertaking, and among the conditions is  one that no money is to be asked  during the journey. He passed  through Spain, Algeria, Palestine,  Syria, Java, Armenia, Turkey and  Australia before visiting America,  Canada, Scotland and England.  Many times his life has been endangered.  WILL ENTER  CITY TODAY  Boer Rearguard Repulsed.  Germiston, Transvaal, May 30.���  3:25 p.m.���Johannesburg is practically in British possession. The  mines are uninjured." Nine engines,  a coal train aud a great quantity of  rolling stock were captured. The  remnants of the Boer learguard remained behind and fought in the  streets of Germiston, but were  easily cleared by the Grenadiers.  The troops have not yet occupied  Johannesburg. General French is  now at Landsaagte. The Guards  hold Elandsfontein and  Germiston.  The state entry into Johannesburg will take place tomorrow.  The Boers have gone to Pretoria.  The railroad from here to the  Vaal river is uninjured.  London, May 31.���4:20 p. m.���A  special dispatch from Germiston, a  suburb of Johannesburg occupied  by lord Roberts, says several hundred Boers have sought refuge in a  mine, where the British grenadiers  have cornered them and barred all  escape.  begged me to defer entering the  town for 24 hours, as there were  many armed burghers inside still.  I agreed to this, as I am most anxious to avert the possibility of anything like disturbance inside the  town, and as bodies of the enemy  are still holding the hills in the im-  . mediate neighborhood, from which  they will have to be cleared off beforehand. Rundle reports that he  attacked a large body of Boers near  Senekal on May 28th. He said his  casualties were not heavy. Brabant  reports that ou May 28th two of  his patrols, consisting of two officers  and 40 men, were cut off by the  enemy and taken prisoners."  Tupper on Yukon Question Again.  Ottawa, May 31.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Sir Hibbert Tupper,  in the house today, again discussed  Yukon affairs. He moved a long resolution, which took over an hour  by the speaker to read, and it was  to the effect that major Walsh had  used his position in the Yukon  for his own benefit, and that  he had grubstaked Indians,  sharing the claims which they  had located. Tupper's principal  evidence was that Louis Car-  bonneau, cook in*Walsh's employment, had located a claim on Dominion creekithe morning after it  had been opened, and that he got  this information at Walsh's camp.  Tupper spoke in favor of increased  salary for the judges in British  Columbia, and Laurier said the matr  ter would be considered.  Miner Wrong Again.  Editor, Nelson Tribune : My  attention has been called to the  publication in the Nelson Miner of  my nomination as a Conservative  candidate. This is a campaign lie  industriously circulated by the Fort  Steele Prospector in the^face of my  published plafcform, and in, spite of  my repeated declarations to the  contrary upon every platform from  which I have spoken during fche  campaign.        John R. Costigan.  ,  Boer Envoys in Boston.  BossTOn, 'Mass , May 31.���Messrs.  Fischer, Woolmarans and Wessels,  the Boer envoys, were received at  the city hall here today by Mayor  Hart. The inteiview was short  and informal and, after the visitors  leturned to their hotel, the remainder of the day's programme included a reception by governor Crane  and a drive through the park system this afternoon and a public re  ception in Faneuil hall tonight.  Will be Heard Today.  The appeal against j usfcice Drake's  decision which had the effect of  disfranchising 189 voteis wras fco  have been argued yesterday before  the full court. Owing to the announcement, however, of fche Capture of ���Johanuesbiug and Pretoria,  the court decided to adjourn for  the day in honor of the occasion,  and the ease will come up for hearing today.  No Plague in Honolulu.  Washington, J). C, May 81.���The  special agcut of the United States  at Honolulu reports to the department of state under date of the 5th  insfc., that the Hawaiian authorities  have declared the Hawaiian islands  free from infection by the bubonic  plague on the 30th ultimo, and  added that the quarantine of the  islands was raised on the last mentioned date.  OFFICIAL NEWS IS SCARCE  Fatal Dynamite Explosion.  - Chilton. Wisconsin, May 31.���A  dynamite explosion" in the houso of  August Brohoem near Forest Junction today, killed six' members^ of  the family. The house was completely wrecked. Brohoem was a  wealthy farmer aud ifc is not known  what caused the explosion.  Sooth Africans Booming.  London, May 31.���The news of  the impending surrender of Johannesburg and Pretoria caused general  improvements in the markets here  today. South Africans are booming. Elsewhere the public bought  only slightly, waiting for official  confirmation of fche war new.s.  Roberts Granted Delay.  London, May 31.���The war office  has received the following dispatch  from lord Roberts, under date of  Germiston, May 30th : "In answer  to a flag of truce 1 went to Johan-  iiosburg this morning, the commandant came   to   see   me.      He  Kruger Has Fled.  London, June 1.���3 a. m.���Belated dispatches from Pretoria confirm the reports of the departure of  Kruger with his cabinet and staff  officials on Tuesday, and the selection at a meeting of citizens of a  committee to administer the city  provisionally. Since those telegrams left on Wednesday nothing  has reached Lorenzo Marquez by  telegraph fiom Pretoria. Possibly  the wires have beeu cut, although  the war office has nofc received a  word about ifc. No one in London J  harbors the idea fchat the Boer capital is nofc already in the hands of  the British or about to be there.  The possession of Johannesburg  afc all accounts, as lord Roberts has  telegraphed, is a fact. States attorney Smith did nofc depart wifch  president Kruger, bufc' remained in  Pretoria. The present; seat of fche  Boer government, according fco a  dispatch from Lorenzo Marquez, i&  probably shifted further east. The  Boers lately confronting lord Roberts appear to ha\ e gone east and  also toward the Lydenbnrg region.  The defenders of Laing's Xek,  wheu their position becomes too  warm, will probably go .straight  north. When this concentration  takes place theie will be twenty  thousand men out. for a time, ..with  scattered bands of guerrillas also.  -The press dispatches from fche headquarters of lord Roberts differ in  their estimate as to the number of  Boeis who were fighting generals  French and. Hamilton on Monday,  but they all agree that the Boers  retired and that the British casualties were slight.  Much rolling stock and seven engineers have been captured by lord  Roberts alone. The principal losses'  in fche fighting have been sustained  by mounted infantry, but the casualties have been trifling.  Generals Fronch and Hamilton  were engaged to the west of Johannesburg. The enemy fought a rearguard action, retiring from the  south to the north of the town with  pom-poms and artillery in the morn-,  ing, and withdrawing their riflemen  through the town. We captured  nine engines, and over a hundred  wagons. We succeeded in cutting  the line in three directions and imprisoning-all rolling stock in Johannesburg.- " '  Four thousand fresh troops^ will  embark for South Africa in' the  next few days.  NELSON TO BE THE SEE CITY  Proceedings of Synod.  The Anglican synod concluded its  labors yesteiday afternoon and the  meeting wound up last night with  a most successful reception in honor  of the clerical and lay delegates.  The most important feature of  yesterday's business was an unanimous resolution recommending the  bishop to designate Nelson as the  see city of the diocese of Kootenay  just organized. This his lordship did amid great applause.  A generous offer was placed before  the synod in the shape of a communication from a citizen of Nelson;  who volunteered to give sufficient  land to form a site for an Episcopal  residence. A standing committee  was formed to canvass the diocese  for the Episcopal endowmaut fund,  the Nelson members being Rev.  H. S. Akehurst and George Johnstone. Committees on Sunday observance and Sunday schools were  also appointed by the bishop.  A large portion of the afternoon :  sitting was spent in  discussing the  constitution   and   rules    of   order  which   were   passed    through   all  stages and adopted.  A telegram was drawn up and  forwarded to the governor-general  for transmission to general lord  Roberts, congratulating the latter  on the success of the British army  under his command. ' -  Votes of thanks were passed to -  the citizens of Nelson, the C. P. R.,  the rector and  church wardens of  St. Saviour's and the ladies  of the  church.  After the synod adjourned the  first meeting of the executive of  the new diocese was held. The  committee organized and transacted routine business.  The reception to the synod in  Fraternity hall last night was  attended by all the clergymen and "  many of the congregation of Sfc/ *  Saviour's church. A committee of  the ladies had the arrangements in  hand and served dainty refreshments during the evening. A pro-  grain of vocal and instrumental  selections was rendered. "    i  War Correspondent Captured.  London, May- 31, ��� Lord Cecil  Manners, who is acting as a newspaper correspondent, was among  the prisoners captured by the Boers  during lord Roberts' advaucc on  May 29.   Scotch Churches Unite.  Edinburgh, May 31.���The Free  Church Assembly Iu session today  approved by 592 votes to 29 the  union with the United Presbyterian  Church. The union will be affected  in October,  At the Recorder's Office.  The miniug records entered at  the government; oflice yesteiday  were as follows: Transfers:���One-  third interest in Star fractional afc  head of Eagle creek, by Andrew.  Anderson, Nelson, to E. O. Nelson;  fche Glend, Emperor, Sfc. Mary and  Elba claims^ one-half mile east; of  Cottonwood lake, fromiC. A.Swanson  fco Frank Dick; one-sixth in Little  Joe claim on the divide between  Cariboo creek and the Pend d'Oreille  from Katherine McEvoy fco Jas. H.  Hunnexof Erie; one-third of Kingston mineial claim on Morning mountain, by S. M. Brydges, cifcy, fco T. J,  Sims.- Locations���Ruth Second, 8  miles wesfc of Nelson on C. & K. R.  R, by 0. R. G. O'Driscoll; fche Anne  May fractional, 8 miles wesfc of Nelson and one mile south of Kootenay  river, by Solomon Johns; the Runfc-_  er V on Big Four mountain, by A.  A, Vernon; the Brown Bear, south  side Sheep creek, by Henry Bennett. Certificates of work���fco C,  J. Dyer in respect to KJossy R. Bimetallic and King Solomon claims,  to T. J. Sims on Kingston claim, to  A. B. Campbell on Kent, Gent, Twilight and Snow flake claim*.  Meat for Nome,  Sbatti.i:. June 1.���The steamer  Willamette of the Hamilton Line  sailed from this port today, bound  for Nome. She car i icd 100 head of  cattle and no passengers, C. II.  Hamilton of the steamship company says there ia a great outlook,  aud they have applications from a  large list; of passengers and heavy  cargoes have been, contracted for.  Will Exhibit the Captive."  Caracas,'. Venezuela, May - 31.���  Via Haytiah cable,���General Davil-  ,1a, commander of the government  troops in,fche victorious'eiigagemenfc  lasc Sunday,wifch general' Hernan-'  dez, which resulted'iu'the capture  of the latter near Tierra Negra, lias  brought the insurgent leader - to  Caracas and will exhibit him in the  sfcreets of the capital.  War Stamps for Jfome.  Sas Francisco, June    L���J. JH.  Mullay, assistant  internal-revenue' -  agent, who left this cifcy some time   ,  ago on  the   steamer   Portland for'  Cape  Nome, is expected   to   reach  that point today.   He will establish  at   Cape  Nome   and    St.   Michael  stamp  oflicos for the salo of pro-  prietary and documeufcary internal "  revenue war stamps.  WSS'SSS^^ THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C FRIDAY, JUNE 1  1900  The Very Best Suits  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  A   big   assortment   of   hats,   shoes,   ties,   shirts,   underwear,  hosiery, etc.   Prices the lowest.  BROWN    &    CO.   Hall Block, 269 Baker St.  _i We have sold 75'per cent of all the  %  Portland Cement  Fire Brick and  Fire Clay  %  Used in Kootenay.  We also handle  Steel Mining Rails,  Blacksmith's Coal, Sewer Pipe, Etc.  H. J.  %  EVANS  NELSON, B. C.  & CO.  mmm  I'e-i'G}'  mx  ���e=>'&  #  m  m  with tbose who are openly opposed  to the self same law. Is this the  style of champion that those who  believe in the eight-hour desire?  The letter of "Anti-Martinite" is  not published because The Tribune  considers it unnecessarily abusive  candidate Hall. If the writer will  substitute the name of candidate  Houston for that of candidate Hall  he will doubtless be able to secure  its insertion in the Miner, either in  Fletcher's Purchased Portion, or  Hall's Purchased Portion of that  journal. The Tkihune, however,  has no objection to answering  "Anti-Martinite's" question as to  Dr. Hall's candidature. In Nelson  candidate Hall is an avowed anfci-  Martiuite; in Ymir his supporters  claim to have assurances that he is  a Martinite;and yesterday morning  his campaign committee intimated  that there was a stain of Ralph  Smith in their candidate.  Xii  Xii  \i,  Xli  ��� ^__- ���  . ���^���������.-.'^^^K ���'  ��� __w*  ��� _^_^0* _^_^m * _^_0*  \i/  w  i&t  i^5^^-  ffi  Young  Man...  We do not want you to get the impression that  our Ties are loud enough to talk, but the fact  remains that their values speak for themselves,  and we would advise you to drop in and listen  to their special whisper on Monday, when the  following prices will tell the story:  W  W  #  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  iSfo  INCORPORATED 1670/  %  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  ~'B  B  Derbys (flowing ends) Regular price 65c,  Saturday    u   40c.  Lombards -  Kerchiefs -   ���  Knots - - -  Neck Scarfs  Bows    -   -   -  Regular price 40c,  Saturday  _li   30c.  Regular price 35c,  Saturday    "   25c  Regular price 50c,  Saturday    "   35c.  -Regular pfice-5oc,-  Saturday    "   45c.  Regular price 30c,  Saturday    il   20c.  Special prices Ladies Neckwear. Stock Collars, with  flowing ends, regular price 75c and 85c, Saturday price 45c. Regular 35c, 40c nnd 50c Collars  at 30c on Saturday.  B  B  B  B  B  We have  just opened a  nice assortment of  Childrens' Underwear.  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  A few   weeks ago  the   Xelson  Miner proclaimed that party government [was the only solution- for  the political  problems  of - British  Columbia.    It was then championing fche cause of the Wilson Conservatives.    Within  the  pa-sfc  few  days the politicians who control the  Miner shifted their  position,  and  wifch  ifc  the Minor's policy.    They  have agreed to made a   common  cause  with  the  Turner  Conservatives.    One of   the terms of this  agreement is that there shall be nn  straight parfcy government; another  is  that the penalty clause in the  eight-hour law shall be repealed, or  the  law amended  in  such  a   way  thafc its provisions can be evaded  by contracting out. Frank Fletcher  accepts the change.    He is as Avilling to support u coalition government as he was to  restore confidence and save the country by supporting   a   straight   Conservative  government.   If any such arrangement    prejudicially    affects     the  eight-hour law, then so much the  worse for the eight-hour law.    In  hi.s platform ho says thafc ho opposed fco any change in the law; bufc  he is willing to form an alliance j  Candidate % Hali/s campaign  committee has purchased a portion  of the columns of the Nelson Miner  for political purposes. The Fletcher-  Hall combination is now in perfect  working order. On the second page  of the Miner the Fletcher committee pleads for Fletcher and slanders  Houstou; while on the fourth page  the Hall committee abuses Houston  and pleads for votes for Hall.  Ix their purchased portion of the  Nelson Miner the  Hall   campaign  committee endeavors to mislead the  electors into believing that candidate  Hall is upon the  same  platform   as   Ralph   Smith.    This   no  doubt has been attempted without  the knowledge of candidate Hall.  In view of the fact that he personally    solicited    the    assistance   of  Ralph Smith   in his   candidature,  and was refused the desired assistance, candidate Hall would hardly  presume to say that any sympathy  existed between Ralph Smith and  himself   in   the    present    contest.  Tbe answer   which Ralph ' Smith  made to candidate Hall's request  was, that'lie (Ralph Smith) was a  labor jnan  first,  and a  Provincial  Party man after, and that as there  would bo a Provincial Parfcy candi-  in the field in the Nelson riding he  would accord his support to such  candidate.     Candidate   Hall   may  paint himself   the   "workingman's  friend", bufc it is too late for him to  creep in under Ralph Smith's skirts.  The Vancouver World in its revised tabid of provincial nominations .places candidate Hall in tho  Martin government column. The  World is tho personal organ of  premier Martin and when ifc claims  a candidate it i&,on3y fair to assume  fchat some understanding exists between the candidate and premier  Joe. The World's action bears oufc  the assurances given in Ymir as to  candidate Hall's connection with  Martinism.     Ex-Queen Xiliuokalini.  San Francisco, May 31.���Accompanied by her secretary, Joseph  Heleluhe, and his daughter and Dr.  Charles Hamilton English of Washington, her physician, ex-queen Li!i-  uokalini sailed for her Hawaiian  home from this port today. She is  in a rather precarious condition, as  the eanecr from wliich .she has been  suffering during the past three  years i. assuming quite a serious  phase. Sho has nofc yefc given up  hopes that congress may liberally  rO'iuiburse her for her lost crown.  Xit  Xii  Xit  Jit'  Xli  xli  Xii  Hi  \i> =  xli  \i>  xli  xit  *____  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.  Xit  a;  xit  Xit  xit.  Xli  xit  xit  Art Lectures, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Lessons and Lectures Free of Charge.  Mrs.Kenly, Artist and Teacher.  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. c "''  With the Compliments ot Fred Irvine * Co.  ��� m^ ��� ^^ *^*F * I  ��� ^���^ ��� ^r   *0__W �� i  Xit  Xit  xit  Xii  xit  Xit  Xit  Xli  xii  8'  plaint is that not only have fche  Japanese residents in San Francisco  as a whole been discriminated  against, in violation of treaty rights,  but that the local health authorities have enforced the regulations as to inoculation, not only  with severity, but with great  rudeness. The people of fche  better class, among them a member  of the Japanese parliament, have,  it is asserted, been treated with  great indignity and Japanese0ladies  residing ont of San Francisco and  returning from shopping trips, have  been rudely seized and obliged to  submit to inoculation by the health  authorities. The latter, who are  state officials, assert that they have  been acting under fche directions of  Dr. Kinyoun, representing the  national government, but the latter  is nofc inclined, to accept' this responsibility and is enquiring into  the grounds of the complaint. No'  objection is made against the drawing of quarantine lines arounti quarter s supposed to be infected, such  as Chinatown, only it is asked that  all of fthe persons impounded there  be treated alike, regardless of nationality.  -   Troops Start for Pekin.    -  Tjkn Tsin, May 31.���A special  train started for Pekin this afternoon with the following forces:  British, 3 officers and 72 men;  Americans, 7 officers and 56 men ;  Italians, �� officers and 71 men;  Japanese, 2 officers and - 24 men.  The foreign contingent also^ took  with them five' quick firing guns.  Ib is rumored here that the foreign  troops will be opposed afc the first  gate of the Chinese capital, outside  the wall.  Palace IVjeat Njar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  Publishers' Building Opened.  Paris, May 33, 5:15 p. m.���The  publishers' building of the exposition was opened by the United  States ambassador general, Horace  Porter, and the usual American officials today. A big gathering of  Americans was present. Great interest was taken in fche production  of the initial number of the Paris  edition of the New * York Time?,  which is printed within the building. '  A feature will be made of tho poultry and  game trado. They will always be on hand during their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephine St., between Baker and Vornon.  Tolephono 159.  ���A-   .E]:isrST.E].A.ZX  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Fapcrhangers.  Full line of wall papor, mouldings, etc,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.   Strictly first-class  work.  Estimates furnished!   Residence Mill Streot,   WP*r CAW    R   f  Opposite School Houso   WLLOUW, O. \j.  W. Starmer Snrfith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Offloe Ward Street Opposite Opera House  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Roses, Fancy Evergreens  Magnoias, Bulbs, new crop tested seeds, for spring  planting. Largest, and most complete stock in  Western Canada. Call and make yoiir selections  or send for catalogue. Address at the nursery  grounds and greenhouse. >  M. J. HENRY.  3006 Westminwter Road, Vancouver. B. C.  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NKLSON. B. C.  1 A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Still and Josephine streets in one of  the best residential portion" of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of tho city.  The course of study includes tho fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English education: Bupincsa course���-bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. , Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc. Plain art  and needlework, etc.  For terms and particulars apply to the Slater  Superior.  H. D.  A  Murder and Suicide.  Cr.KVKi.ANi>, May 81.���Carl Ttaub,  formerly connected with a local  German newspaper, early today  shot and killed his niece, Miss Bertha Yuekei', assistant principal of  the Orchard sfcreet kindergarten  school, and then killed himself.  Raub was 5f) years of* age and his  niece 25. The exact motive for the  deed has not been discovered. Raub  was despondent over business affairs. The tragedy occurred at fche  home of Raub'a sister", Mrs. Yucker,  at Stcinway avenue.  Japanese Register a Kick.  Washington, I). C, May 31.���Mr.  Nabebhima, the Japanese charge  d'affaires here, has been having  some further communication with  the s>tatft department respecting  the complaint by his government  againsfc fche treatment of its citizens by the health authorities at  San Francisco in connection with  the quarantine against; the plague.  The burden of the Japanese   com- {  Bundle Wins a Victory.  Capetown, May 31. ��� General  has defeated a Boer commando afc  Senekal. His casualties were 45  killed.  Fishing Season of  We are selling the fishing tackle which entices  the fish. We have the  most complete line of flies  and.trolling baits.  See our fishing rod complete with line, leader,  reel, and flies for $5.  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by ��  HMt-oioas wheelwright,  Special attention given to all binds of repair-  lug and custom work from outside points.  Shop:   Hall St.. between Baker and Vernon  E P7WtaTley7TR  NOTARY PUBLIC  Canada Drug & Book Go.  NELSON  NOTICE.  All pltiitcrerH arc icqueKted to meet in the Kl-  liot block at 8 o'clock on Thurmlay evening, Uio  ;<lst in staii L, when business of imjiorUuice will bo  transacted.   Hy order of the Committee.  Ofllce with C. W. Wost&t Co., corner HaU and  Baker streets.  City oflico of the Nelson Sodawivtor Factory.  Corporation^ of the Gity of Heison  COUET   OF   REVISION.  Notice is hereby given that Uio Ctourt of Revision of the City of Nolson, {or '.the purpose of  hearing all complaints against' the assessment  for tho year 180Q will be held in the city hall, Nelson, on Monday, Juno 4th. 1900, at 10 o'clock a.m.  W. &. WASSON,  Acting Clerk.  Nelson. May 1st, 1900  Nelson- lee Company  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL BEALEKS Iti  General agents for Mirror Lake Ice Company.  loo delivered in any part of the city. Office at  Grand Central Hotel, Vernon and-Ward btieeta  Phone 148.   R O. box 139.  __________  Notice is hereby given, that after one inonth I  will make application to tho Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works to pui chase one hundred  and sixij acres of land in tho District of West  Kootenay, in tho Province of Bntiah Columbia,  hituated on tho west side of Kootenay lake, on  Boulder creek, about two miles south of Balfour-  Commencing atlnitial Post marked "John Burk.  N: fc,. <Jorncr," thence west feixty-four chains,  thenco feouth twenty-five chains, thence ea&fc  sixty-four chains, J hence north twenty-five chains  to the Iniital Post.  ��� .  . JOHN BURK,  Dated at Nelson this 7th day of April, 1900.  fieison Saw &  Planing IV|ills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned,Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  f, _ -  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  r 1  Office Corner ({all aijd Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Grossing G. P. R. Track  Mills Hail Street Wharf  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  HKi������B. c.         Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, New  _ Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks,-Greenwood, Cascade-City, Mid��-  way, and Vancouver,  Mai! Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ,'  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson, ��   Q    TRAVES,   Manager  ORDKBS BY MAIL RECKIVK OARKFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.'  Kootenay Steam Laundry  BL0MSER6 & SWEDSEitG  PKOI'RIETOBB  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  A. LABSON, Managrep  COAL!     COAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  Hard Coal  Anthracite  S9.6��|g��r'aNe8tl   SS.15  DBIAVBRBD  TELEPHONE  33  0. W. West & Go.  Fine Tailoring 3S  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE UP  OLD CLOTHES MADS GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Ckwfee HoteL  MERCHANT TAILOR  Having Purohased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor,  Nelson,   I  intend   to-  con tinue the business so as  to keep the patronage of a!lJ  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.   Av  special line on .hand at $25'  per suit.    All other lines at -  low rates.    None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  NcclandB" Building, Baker Street,  FitED j. SQOTRK, Manager. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C, FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1900
CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000
REST     7.000,000
Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President
Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President
K. S. Qlouston General Manager
Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.
Branches in London (Knglnnd) Nkw York,
Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.
Imperial Bank of Canada
'   Buy and
Grant   Commercial
sell Sterling  Exchango and Cable
and  Travelers'  Credits,
.ailablo in any part of tho world.
Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Eto.
Saving's Bank Branch
On tho Political Situation.
Tho followiug letter, which was
addressed to the editor of tho Vancouver Province by colonel Waren,
should be read by all who have not
yet made np their minds what position to take with respect to tiie
division of the political parties.
Colonel Waren is not a politician,
and his views therefore are free
from party or faction bias. As a
,Libera], he has come to the conclusion that the only course for
those to adopt, who are opposed to
straight Conservative domination
in provincial affairs, is.to give their
support to the Provincial Party
candidates and the labor allies.
'The letter speaks for itself:
Editor Province,—As 1 fondly
believe that I am one of the electors
referred  to by  you in  your short
• article in Saturday's issue, namely,
•one  who  takes  a sober  and sane
•view of the present political situation in order to achieve the main
■ •issue'of the restoration of responsible government iu this province,
.and  am yet one who differs Avith
vvoii in the precise mode of obtaining that result, I hope as an old
■supporter i>£ your paper, you will
give me the hospitality of space in
your columns.    You  say that the
foundation  of Liberalism can best
'be    secured   by    supporting    the
'straight Conservative ticket, aud 1
■amJt'jlfy assured you must beliovo
this or you as a supporter of the
r ILaurier government would not take
'J hat ground.    Bnt, sir, ifcjs because
1  believe as earnestly ns you do
that Liberalism will behest secured
liy returning the Provincial Party
to power that I intend to support
t !.<" Provincial Party.    Among thab
parly there are and have been Liberals,  and  in  the coalition 'which
must necessarily come  to pass in
oider to permit  oi" a   satisfactory
government in  the province  Liberals can only hope to iind a place
in this Provincial Party.    They will
be    allowed  no   consideration  by
those who now dictate the policy of
Wilsonisiu. - The party  whicli Mr,
Carter-Codon leads has represented
and will continue to represent Lib-'
mil opinion ; ifc gives a place in its
j-aijks to a fair proportion  of Liberal cabinet representation, aud by
i I h past actions deserves both consideration jind confidence.    Jthas a
fdr  record  of  past  services  of a.
.satisfactory  order to refer to, and
though  it failed in obtaining for
"the""country-a" just-redistribution"
bill it must be acknowledged that
no  other party would have done
any better in that direction.
'   The  Wilsou "party aro soliciting
Liberal support iu Vancouver, yet
lliey affront the   Liberals by fac-.
tions opposition in other constituencies.   1 do not think  that any
.sober and sane reasoner among the
Liberals can hope for tho slightest
i-onsidewition   should   the   Wilson
party be returned.   The return of
a Conservative   Wilson  ticket   to
powttt' now will mean the return of
rt Conservative member to the Ottawa house at tho nest Dominion
election* which 1 eoiwiclpr to be a
ronMimmalion most sincerely to be
deprecated.'  Now. sir, you have a
j ight to your opinion, and you have
a right to give advice it is believed
t o tend to tho same end that 1' also
desire to attain.    But, I tun assured,
I   am  confident in my   own  mind
t Jmt the right line for those Liberals
j o pursue who wish to restore re-
<,pousiblo   government   in   British
•Columbia is to cast their votes for
.'■li'. Carter-Cotton and for two labor
The rea«on I urge support to the
labor candidate? is this: The principal danger thafc threatens this
piovince is tho alarming immigrant m of Oriental laborers, who will
rooii outnumber the present governing white classes These Mongolian foreigners must be taxed to
raise the necessary revenue for government ; they will not fail soon to
obtain British nationality. As
British subjects and taxpayers they
cannot be denied tlio franchise.
But a few years more and their
yot-e. will outnumber the votes of
Is now prepared to issue Drafts and
Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. Sy
Atlin, B. 0., and Dawson City, N. W. Tl:
the white population and  British
Columbia will cease to be a white
man's colony.   It is idle to shut our
eyes to the   natural   sequence of
results following a continuance of
the present state of affairs.   The
solid  phalanx" of white   workmen
who will be ruined by this Mongolian invasion are the best men to
fight this danger, and in Mr. Ralph
Smith I personally believe I see a
man who will lead the labor candidates with moderation and ability.
There is more of the broad principles  among the labor   association
than of private and personal interests.     It   is    the   personal   factor
which weakens most other political
parties who are in the field. ;>-Reas-.
oning on these lines I take the liberty of differing with The Province
in the line of action they urge, the
electors of .Vancouver to   pursue,
and I submit for your further argument the reasons I have come to
this decision. Fai,k Warbn.
Vancouver, May 28th.
Killed in the Le Eoi.
John Maikson, a Swedish miner
at the Le Roi mine, met his death
suddenly there Wednesday.  He was
engaged with his partner in" tending an ore chute  from  a  stope on
the GOO-foot level.    The finer  part
of tho debris caked together over
the   top of the "chute   forming a
bridge.   Maikson stepped upon it
with both feet, and  began  stamping to break it down.    His partner
helped   him   in  his endeavor,' out
was   careful   to    keep    one   "foot
upon     the     collar     brace.      The
bridge suddenly gave way. Maikson
being in a stooping position, fell
head foremost and was buried in the
tumbling   mass   so   that   his feet
alone   were   visible.    His   partner
fell also, but with an arm stretched
before him, and ifc was" buried to
the  shoulder.    Having  the use  of
the other arm he was able by energetic scrambling to keep clear of
the   loose   ore   as   it   rapidly fell
around him.1 He-had, however, a
very,  narrow escape for 'his   life.
Wheu John Maikson was extricated,
which was done with as little delay
as possible, it was found that fche
breath had lei'fc his'bddy.  The pressure seemed principally to be upon
fche small of his back and stomach,
ancl was-sufficient to exhaust the
lungs and keep fchem empty.
Capital Authorized
Capital Paid up
D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.
E. Hay, Inspector.
'Nelson Branch—Burns Block, 221 Baker Street
J. M. LAY, 'Manager.
forces in China, as, despite the recent disapproval of the Boxers by
the Pekin government, the present
small contingents are insufficient
to awe the insurgents. In this matter however, the foreign office does
not agree with the naval department.
Allans Behind It. °
New York, May 81.—Ifc was said
today in authentic quarters that
the Allans of Scotland and Canada,-
are behind the new Royal  Ulster
SfceamshipCompany, Limited, which
was   recently   incorporated under
the laws of New Jersey.   The coin-
pan^ is to -be eapitalized^at £1,-
000,000 all paid up.     Many have
been the cables of enquiry as to the
new concern both to and from  the
other side. -Prior to today, however, nothing more than, that the
new line is to run from the United
Kiugdom to Boston and this city
could   be«learned.    The American
and Canadian agent of one of the
big lines learned today that the Allans proposed to merge the Allan
State Line and all of its other Trans-
Atlantic- service  under the single
head of the Royal Ulster Steamship
Merritt Retires.
Washington,/ June l.T-General
Merritt will be retired On account
Jof age this month. This will result
in the promotion of general Otis to
the grade of major-general. Major-
general Brooke, ex-governor-general
of Cuba, will probably succeed Merritt. - " .	
Coke Ovens Shut Down.
Pittsburg, Pa., May 31.—The II.
C. Frick Coke company has ordered
the shutting down of 10 per cent of
.its coke ovens in the Connelsville
region this week. As the Frick
company operates two-thirds of the
ovens in the region, this means a
closing down of over 1000 ovens
and the curtailment of production
of from 700 to 800 tons of coke a
League Gaines.
Syracuse 9, Toronto 8.
Montreal 6, Rochester 5.
Chicago 0, Philadelphia 3.
New York 4, Pittsburg 0.
Boston 2, Cincinnati 1.
Chicago 0, Kansas City 4.
Worcester 4, Providence 0.
Springfield 12, Hartford 2.
Metal Markets.
New York, May 31.—Copper
quiet, brokers' $16f, nominal; exchange $10J. Lead, dull, brokers'
$38; exchange $39.7i@40.2J. Tin,
firm, Straits $29.50<@$30. "Plates,
market quiet.
Belgians are Safe.
Tihn Tsin, May 30.—The rescue
parfcy of Frenchmen and Germans
refcu'i ned to Tien Tsin today. They
confirm the report thafc the besieged Belgians are now safe afc
Pekin. They found several thousand Boxers about the ruins of Lu-
Kow-Chiao and Chang Tsin Tien
stations. The bridges have been
damaged and the rolling stock destroyed at both places. The damage done is considerably greater
than afc Fang Tai. The members of
tiie rescue parfcy saw several bodies
of Chinese tearing up the sleepers,
and in one case a mandarin was
looking on. They further report
that" the- missionaries _ and "others
escaped from Pai-Ting-Fu in boats.
The imperial raihvay director
is endeavoring to fasten the
blame for the damage at Fang Tai
on the foreign employees, principally the British, whom they say
should not have left their posts.
The foreigners, however, did. not
leave until they saw Li Kow Chio
station, five miles away, in flames
and an attack had actually been
made on an engine from Fang Tai,
whicli was running on fche Lu-Han
line in an attempt to rescue the
Belgians. The- foreign men of war
have ariived here today, five'Russian warships and two Russian gun-1
boats, one Frencli warship, two
British warships and one Italian
warship. They are all landing mon..
Germans Take a Hand.
Bmrlix,    May    31.—The
news from China has given rise to
nmch anxiety here. The German
commander ac Tsing Tan has been
ordered to act in conjunction wifch
the naval authorities of the other
powers as circumstances may require. The landing of marines at
Taku to go to Pekin was ordered.
The report from the United States
that 20,000 Russians are advancing
to help the Chinese, is baseless. No
power is sustaining China. We
know Russia will nofc separate
herself from the others. A
cable arrived today from Tsing Tan
saying the German cruiser, Kaiser-
in Augusta, havipg tftken on board
an additional officer and 30 ix}ar}nea
sailed for Taku, the German gun?
boat Illis following. German naval
authorities, ifc is understood, consider ifc   important to  land   large
To tiik Electors of 'ihe Nelson Hiding :
Uoiitlomcn—As the unanimous choice of a duly
constituted convention of the Mippoitcra of the
Provincial Party in the Nels,on riding, I am before you ius a candidal* for representative of the
Nolson tiding in tho ncxr provincial legislature.
In this connection I desire to bolicit jour vote?
and influence in my behalf. Believing fchat
every man aspiring for membership should place
himself on rccoidon the main issues I take thia
opportunity of stating that I om in favor of legis-
l.ition upon (lie following lines:
1, Representation in the legislative assembly
should bo based on population, with such iiioditf-
caliona as will give sparsely settled districts proportionately larger representation than fities and
thickly settled farming districts.
2. All legislation should bo goneral, and not
special? A beginning lias been made in this
direction by the enactment of laws Tinder which
cities can be incorpoiatcd, companies formed,
and water records obtained. These should be
added to by tho passage of 11 goneral railway in-A
corporation act, and ono giving municipalities
the saumpouerj to acq una water records aa aie
now accorded private coi porat ions.
.V Public lands should be kept foractual settlement, and land subsidies should not be granted
to aid the building of railways that when built
are owned by corporations.
4. Government ownernhip of raUwajn is no
more .1 theory than municipal ownership of
public utilities. Both biws been tiicd and found
to \v01kfor tho public good when capably and
honestly managed ; bufc 111 making a commence
incut in'government ownership of iailways in
this provinco, a section should be selected in
which the government would have a free hand,
and not in sections where competition would be
5. Prevention of ihc landing in this province
of Chinese and Japanese laboier-., and the discouragement of the cmploj ment of those already
here by ev cry fair means possible.
ti. Positive, not negative, iaws should only be
passed. If the piinciplc of a law is good, the
jaw should bo effective. The cight-hoiu day for
men woi king undei eiound in metalliferous mines
is now generally accepted as legislation in the
righrdirecUon. I would~oppose any legislation
that would lcpoal tho penalty clause, 01 in any
other way impair the effectiveness of the law as
ib now stands.
7. To give immediate efroet, by legislation, to
a resolution similar to that know mis tho Mil loch
lesolutloii, icconOy passed by tho Dominion
House of Commons, vt Inch prov ides for the payment of fair wages oh public woiks or vvorKH
aided by government subsidies. All contractors
doing work for either t|ip provinco or for inmiici-
pilljtifls should bo iccjuhod to pay labor tho into
of wagcx ruling in the municipality 01 neighborhood in which the work is to be done, tho number of hours to constitute a day on all such vvoik
to be fixed bj statato.
8. Courlri have been established in which individuals and emporattons are compelled to
nettle disputes, however Imihl, disputes that
seldom have any hearing on tho gonoial prospei-
ity of tho community in which the disputants 1 0-
sidil; and courts should he estuLlishcd for the
compulsory settlement of disputes between llio
1 epicscntiiiU cs ot capita! and labor, disputes
that too olten are far reac hiiig in thei" damaging
etrects on the genera! prospetity of whole communities and districts.
il. Alining for the precious mclalsis the one industry which ts benefiting, diieetlj or imliraottv,
every community in the provinco, and icEjMfUion
iirfiVcting tho industry, 111 tho\\,\y of Uxntion,
should bo bi\spd oh tins treatment and manufac-
tmp within Hit) province of (ho pioduot of the
mines, rather than on tlio output of the minus iu.
at present.
to. The establishment!-of a bureau, w ith head-
quartern "in Britibh. Colombia and not in Great
JirKain, to systematically advertise all the
natural ics'ources and scenic attractions of the
11. Organized'municipalities should bo given
tho control of thoir public schools, leaving to the
province the care of public schools in utiovga'i-
ncd districts and the maintenance of normal and
technical schools. .
12. Ti unk loads and tiails should be built and
maintained at public expense, and tho cost of
loads and tiailsto isolated mines and communities should be borne in part by the province.
13. General hospital-.should be undei government control, and tha gotra-pmept should byip
maintain phystoIann ui spaiHeiy settled *.eotio!>s
of tho piovlnco.
11. The government In power should make
official announcement, for a reasonable tune be-
fDio the legislative ai-semb)}. meets, of all pio-
posod legislation. Wore this done there would
be fewer hastily pusHOd laws, laws which are too
oftoii ngaiiiHt the public interest.
All ot which Is respectfully submitted for your
To the Electors of the Slocan Hiding:        .'.'_'
Gentlemen—With the dissolution of the legislative asscmblv, the duty again devolves upon
the electors of the Slocan riding to choose a mem
ber to represent them in the provincial legislature.
It is my intention to become a candidate at the
forthcoming election and with full confidence in
the result'I again respectfully solicit tho suffrages of the electors of tho riding.
while I may point with pardonable satisfaction
to the manner in which I nave conserved the interests of the riding and sought to meet local requirements so far as practicao'c, I 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 at the sessions of the
legislature, I havo been watchful that no vote of
mine should be wanting for any measure beneficial to my constituents, or the province as a
whole: nor have I been ^neglectful of the interests or the wage earner, but have, in some degree at least, been instrumental in placing their
fair demands amongst the principles to be advocated by a great-political party. It is well perhaps that 1 should briefly state some of the principles which I have advocated and shall continue
to advocate until they are incorporated in provin- •
cial legislation. '
(1) I am in favor of an equitable redistribution
of the seats in tho legislative, assembly, based
generally upon 'population, buti with duo regard
to. the interests and circumstances of outlying
and sparsley settled districts.'"1 ■■':
• (2) I shall advocate the government ownership
of railways and other public franchises so far as
may be practicable, and a general enactment
by which companies desiring to construct railways may he incorporated without special legislation, and that railways bonused by the piovince may be under government control as to
their rates and subject to purchase at government option.
(3) I shall do all in my powei to as=ist and support the advancement and development of the
mining interests of the piovince, upon whicli its
piospenty is so materially dependent.
(4) I believe in the principle of the eight-hour
law and shall permit no interference with the
law as it stands, and shall insist upon the retention of the penalty clause.
(5) I shall advocate a liberal cspcndituic upon
trunk roads and trails in the various districts of
the province, believing that upon such expenditure the development of the vast rcsouiccs of
the country matenallj depends.
\& I shall advocate, and if elected assist in,
the enactment of laws for tho pioper adjustment
of disputes between labor and capital, by a well
digested and equitably arranged sjetcmof compulsory arbitration.
(7) I believe that Asiatic and oilier cheap
labor is detrimental to tho best inteiestsot British Coliimbi*. I shall therefore advocate its restriction so far as it may be mtia v ires of prov in-
cial legislation, and ihall assist in bimgmg such
pressure to bear upon the f« deial govei nment as
may induce that government to as?iht in tho
work, and will most emphatically insist that no
such class of labor shall beemplojed upon any
public works undei taken by t ho piovince or upon
such works as are subsidised bj.or 111 any v\aj
subject to tho oontiol of the government.
(8) I behev e that the educational system of the
provinco may bo materially impioved and <.hall
give my heartiest assistance in bringing it to tho
highest state of eiUciency bj the establishment of
iiounal schools and other instrumentalities that
mavtond to the accomplishment of that obj'ect,
(!*) I shall also advocate and assist in the development of the agnculLurul rcsouiccs of tho
prov incc.
(10) T believe that the moneys of the province
should be expended upon some broad and general
system vv liieh would ensure the greate-tamount
of benefit f 1 om such expenditure. In thisiidinfj1
I havc endcavoiedto inaugurate such a system
by having tho woik upon loads nnd UaiK placed
under a responsible head, so that the appioprla-
tion, necessarily inadequate wider existing circumstances, might bo beneficially and economically c.vpeiidcd. Yours respectfully,
Kaslo, B. C„ llaj 10th. I'JOO.
Alex Stewart
Room 3, Turner & Boeeh Block,
Front Doors
Inside Doors
Screen Doors
Inside Finish
local and coast.
local and coast.
Newel Posts
Stair Bail j
Mouldings '
Shingles ;
Rough and j
Dressed Lumber \
of all kinds. \
J. A. Sayward
25 CENTS 10*1
Porto Rico Lumber Co.
Successors to
Rough and
A-1 White Pine Lumber Always In
"We carry a complete stock of
Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.
Special1 order work "will receive
prompt attention.
321 to 331 Baker Street,-Nelson.
Lighted by Electricity and Heat-
ed with Hot Ain
'•-Large .comfortable -bedrooms and ,,flrstK>la88:
dining-room. 'Sample rooms tot commercial men.
Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.
Contractors and Builders j
Buy Their Lumber
G. 0. Buchanan's
A largo stock pt flrsfc-olasa dry mate rial on
hand, also a full line ot sash, doors, mr.i ildliuts,
turned work, etc.   , , < «««■«=,
Factory Work a Specialty
Yard 1  Foot ol Hendryx street). Nets' tr\
Telephone. 91    JoJ|fl   Rae,    AgBFlt
lll|rs. E, Charter PpPP-
The ;©rtly^!3oQd ;.^e^r
Nladden House
Baker ^nd Ward
, «taeoto, Nelson
Tho only Iiotel fa-Nelson, thatr.lqw saninjned
under ono ,mai»pgenient since 1890. ,,„,.,.„■
The bed-rooms are -well fnrnlsbedftnd lighted
^h^M^klways'sto^k^'bythe Mg?jJo» 8-
tio and iinportied liquors and cigars.
THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.
B. C. HOTEL   BEiE, b. 0.
Real Estate
Notary Public and Conveyancer.
Rents Collected on Commission.
Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.
P. a, Bqx m TELEPHONE NO. 05
3200 (Mill tor Jot on Oubonatc streot.
$400(1 {eti>ty tonn*.) will buj ilhu Couior on linker
street, good hotel bile.
$1000 u ill buy tine cantor on Vernon fdieei, tcood
l'Olel site.
$1200 will buy lot on linker street nenr.Slioibrook
$450 (liivlt oaUi) will buy 'Mois in iioKus'own.
$250 (o $S75 (ifiicce foi uhou u lot s on Carbonate
§S5poi nitinlh will icnl 8 roomed hoiu-e, Imnio-
(Unto po^osiion.
$&50, part ciisb, wiil"buj house and lot on Itobion
strcc t near Stanley sti eet.
Cottage .will Hieo lot«ith fruit trees .5 mile point
lUueh at Pilot, Muj, (iO airc<) under cultivation.
SiSnO vull btt> cot Uigo .1111! lot on Stanley street.
Biock 1
Block 5
Block 6
Block 7
Cf asI* Offer 1
All Four
W. F. Teetzel, Nelson.
, * lanufacturens of and
«1p Alois in JUrneas, Psvck
. .id Stock Saddles. Apara-
ioos,, Collars, Bridles and
Nelson Harnes <s Shop
H.ill Street, Nei ^m
Notice ot Application for a  Cen1fi~
— _ oate of-Improvements. —	
llitOK3:\- lliu.  Mivi:rai Claim, sjujrtrEi.v in B
•Aivs-ftOKXB    JijviNo   Division-   ok   Wfs, '
KOOW.XAV     DlSIKICi.   AM)   inCAIfcl)   AllOL-1
IVVOMIUCS   SOl'IIIW'lll   nv    AlNSWOlilH, Al>-
jutsrt.vfc 1. ], AitKAVhAs, Umii da vh Union
= £* "'&''' ? th'f l- "■ K- Yoiinir, (acting as
agent for TBI. .1. Kobert.,, fiee miner's coititFca'o
special .W (si, ,lwi Anna V. Bucklev. freo
aiinoi»««-tiftcat(iNo.JJ ll'Wltreo Winers cer-
tiacatfr Nvj. jj. n,j4o, intend, si\'y d.iys troisi tho
tttuoiwHcar, toiijjplj lotho immiitf recorder for
a ccrtibiu) lo of liiipiovcinentH, for tno pm pose o
a 1?*'K «l,c,own Ktant of tho above claim.
AnrtSju-theri.ikoiiotitc iii,a i«<Uon. under heo
tion S,. irtti-r bo commenced before the issuance
of buoti ccrli/Iuito of impiovemontH.
Datud this 3itl, d.iy of A011I, A. !>., 1'tOO.
 ^_ _ __ K. JO. YOUNG. PJjJl.
Not ice is hoi chy given t hat after ono month I
■will make iiiiphciriop to Iho Chief Cotiiiiiibsfonor
of UimlH mid Woikhto pm chase forty nercb of
land 111 ihu iiihtnct of U'c-t Koolouny in tho
pioTipoo of British C'olnmhi'i, iiluated on tho
caslhutu of iCootenny lake, ht-Hseon Lofkhart
iinu I^ifiMiice ueeks a. fullowM C'oniiiiCPOinir
at a post on tho bs>rtch tnail.ud "Initial J'ohtJohn
J.aidlavvs N. XV.Coiner,"thenconontherly along
tho lake «) clmiuo. thence e.nterly SO chains,
thenco no)itherly UO chain,, thence westerly 20
chains to thn place of bcKiniiinir.
t- ,  1   _ v ,        -. ~      "^ft* LAIDLAW.
DatedtttXckon, B. C, this 3rd day of April,
r respect).   Choicest) •wines,
;*ery comfort for transient
yiratolas>8 in ever
liquors and cigars. J
and resident guests.
Three dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.
Ono Hot  on  Stanley  street, opposite Royal
hotel, for-sale ata bargain,
Ono 8even-rooai6d„house ajid ono three-room,
tome*,-*. SM ^^jjablb
Lethbridge Calt Coal
' The best value for the inoaayilnittiewifcetrt
laleohona Ul.    Offlofl with C. D. J. Christie.
-      —CiGARS	
^eatenay <%ar Mfg. Co,
junamtRS and erymssasv
B. C.
THORPE & CO., LIMITED.—Corner Vernon
and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers
of and wholesale dealers in aerated waters and
fruit sjTTipa . Sole agents for Halcyon Springs
mineral water.   Telephone 60.
WF. TEETZEL' & CO.-Corner Baker and
• Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in assayers supplies. Agents for Denver
Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.
CO.—Corner Baker and Hall streets. Nelson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Kootenay Belle" brands of cigars.
HJ, EVANS & CO.—Baker street, Nelson,
• wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars,
cement, fire brick and fire clay, water pipe and
Bteel rails, and- general commission merchants.
ers in telephones, annunciators, bella, batteries,
fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.'
~~~       FLOUR AND FEED.   , "
—Cereals, Flour, Grain," Hay. Straight or
mixed cars shipped to' all, KOoteray Points.
Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-
Kdmonton R. R.: Mills at Victoria, New We-st-
niiii8ter. and Edmonton. Alberta. t ■
• street. Nelson /George F. Motion's old
stand);" flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.
Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.
Phono 26. •■  .:•	
P    BURNS &'" CO.—Baker   street,   Nelson,
•   wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meats.
Cold storage.
A MACDONALD & CO.-Corncr Front and
• Ball streets, wholesale grocers and
jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,
mackinaws and miners'sundries.	
KOOTENAY SUPELY   COMPANY,   LIMITED—Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesaJe
■grocers.    .       •    .' 	
JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, 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 Sc Co.'s
bacon, hams, lard and other products. ^_
JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nolson,
•   wholesale   dealers   in   provisions,   cured
- meats, butter and eggs. ■' ■ ' ■ ,
H BYERS & CO.—Corner Baker and Josephine
• streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in nard-
waro and mining supplies. Agents for Giant
Powder Co.	
XJ Baker St., Nelson, wholesalo dealers in
hardware and mining supplies, and water and
plumbers' supplies.	
y LIMITED—Baker street. Nelson, wholesale
deal^rt'in'hard ware and mining supplies, plum-
WW "and tlltemiths' supplies. Agnnts Ontario
Wortor ■>"	
rpURNillt,' BEETON K' 6o.-Corner Vernon
•*• and 'Josotfhind' streets. Nelson, wholesale
dealers in liquors; cigars'and dry goods. Agents
for Pabst Brewing-Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-
gary Brewing Co.-pt Calvary.    ■■	
Stroet—Wholesale dealers i» pafets, Oils,
and , brushes of all kinds. I^argcflt-iica^ in
Kootenay.  "■ * ^f _ '■
stseet, Nelson, manufacturer of dynamite,
sportrog, stumping and black blasting powders,
wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and electric
bhwfmtf apDaiatus. \	
JJMITED—Corner Front and Hall streets.
Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers
ib sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made
to order.	
Baker street. Nelson. Manufacturers of all
kinds of tonK aw nines, and canvas goods.
P. O. Box "0-   Theo. Madson, proprietor, __
v   TED—Corner Ii'ront and Hall streota, Nelbon, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk)
and rinmnRtiri and Impnrtied rtgarv.    "
"~    "   BNOINEEBS.    ^ .
OHARLE3 PARKBll—5Kning and milling en-
jginqer.   West Bjker street, Nelson.
NKLSON IX)DGE, NO. 23, A. $". & A. M.
Meets second Wednesday in each month.
Sojourning brothron invited.
Agents for I & J. TAYLOR SAFES
Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.
All ciuiury men are hereby notified that (ho following snilo of wiigea has been adoptod by the
Laborers' Piotecli\o Union, No. 8121, A. V. of L.
Hand driller!-, $3.i"i for 8 houro.
(Juarrj'laboruru, $3.00 for If hours.
JOHN Ml.'LIifcN. President.
P. V. SHACKLETON, rtccreUry.
Thi>i scale of wages has been agreed lo bv the
following: William .Shackleton, J. B MeUhic,
W. H. Webh, K. Cannc-11, Joseph Burns, T. A.
Stevenson, W. Martin, E. P)ilni(|uiHt. .lohn Kills,
Oharleft Hill)er, Tom wilsou, John Oughtosi, H.
Kdlund & Co.
Coifee   Co.
Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea a»d Coffee*,
Offer fresh roasted coffee oi hcs& uuality ts
Java and Arabian Maeha, p*r pound. $  HI
Java and Mocha Blend, abounds  1 OO
Firo Santos, * pounds  100
Sant-oa Blend, 5 pounda ,. 1 00
Our Special Blend, 0 pounds,... .'.'.'".'. 1 CO
Our Rio Boast, 8 pounds.....  1 00
^A&J&P^ <f Ugitod.  Salesroom 2doors east
of Oddfellows hloekVWeRti Baker street.
t »<rfj' r»gtfl».'
th- to the loade
Brewsrjf at flefeeffl
Baker st
S5>n   vvme
flmttonUon f!*ven io family trade
Ja. 25. "Enlghta of -Pythias, nloets Ja I.'O.O.F.
Hall, cornor Baker and BLootenay staxtetrf, every
Tuei^.ay evening at 8 o'clock. VisitinK KnlSto«
cordially invito! to attend. R. G. Jo>, K. of JR.
&&_JLeoniud_ScottLC:_C._ j_-; .
"EliSON L. O. L., No. 1692, meets in I. O. O." P.
- - Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streeM,
1st) and 3rd Friday of each month, visiting
brethem cordially Invited. R. Robinson, w. M.t
■_ Crawf 01 d, Rocording-aecrettuY ,	
NEI^SON jKRIK, Number 22, Fraternal Order
of Eagles, moots every second and fourtn
Wednesday ineach month In !• rntornity HalL
Visiting brcthron weloonio. W, Qo-ncd, Preei
dent).   Oharles Prober, Secretarj.
Portland,     ®regon, festoHsei Box 464
.stock, eith
will pleas?
ns f am in
in any qua
box 401, Po
tiM Ifall  Mineb,: Umited,
*".■ j^jreferred or cQUimon,
u-^aB«nunicate wtyli^me,
tbsvteUd to buy up si\ine
ittitries.    Wire me at.my
h.ii!tf. /Rosendale, P., P.
ttyand, Oi^Jgon.
Apply G. h.. LENNOX,"Solicitor, Nsfeoft XI. C
notice op:iW-_ntm.:'
The Nelson t>huhbsr.-t, ga« and ste»»n fitters'
union moots ovory .second and ftturth Friday at
tho Minora1 Union hall at 8 p.m.
..-. ■:": Ik .WJ1E1C8, Sceretary-prO tern.
Flowers    iai|d  Plarjts
Palms p>< feet
'20 varieties. A (
bedding jilnulx.
Jlowers and de«i
Nelson Oreon 11
oa-st of wharf.
Orders by mail
ttuiy_,    600 ro?o.S
K  collection     - ,
oat ffjiower in
ot  iMMthO ,uiul
JTn_   pccUoirAnvitod.    The
»n.o, <to .»t l^&Wm
(p»nn»l«h \~\asA.
M.—Meets in niliiers' union rdoms. north-
oatit corner Victoria and Kootenay Mreota, every
aitutday ovciiiiiK at 8 o'clock. Visiting mom-
born welcome. M, It. Mowutt, President, James
^yjikert, Sccrulary. .
a- ,lir meetings of the Nelhon Trades and Lubor
CoBBC.l"\Vlll be held in the miner* union hall,
conierof Victoria and Kootenay fctreots, on Uio
first and' tlltfd Thurhdai of each inonth. at
7.3?p. mT 0.3. Thorpe. President,  J.H.Mftthe-
bon, Socrct^in'.   '.' < __, .
ipHK regular niectingh of the Carpenters,' Union
A are held on Wconcwlny oi.cning of each
week, at 7 o'clock, in tho Miners' i/nion hajl corner Victoria and Kootenay htrtfeui. If. Jtobin-
son, President.   Jainen Cullitig. Socrotary.	
ARBKrFuNION.- NelTon fn'oii. No. li»;.rc*
tho Intel national Join nej men B.ji twr ^ l n.
ion of Auioi.ca, niaeth cvorj fii.st and thud Moil-
dal of each month in Miner-, Ijnion Hull, corner
of Victoiia and Kootenay street*, at b:.i0 p.m.
sharp. ViMlmij brothcis coidinlly invited lo
attend. J. H. Mathcbon. President. W . S. Bi-'l-
villc, SccioUiry. ^	
0~ IG VR MAKERS7 UNION meet- Kt Tuesday
iiirev cry mwith in tho W. V. _>l. hall.    Kvco
utive board iuceb.cvery~Satui"dar.	
T»nrrifrTAYElTrf  A\D   MASONS'   L'NION.
B *Th'. IJucU 13 ert and Ma oils' Intoii'ational
StonXc.; of Nels'm meets swond and. fourth
'iv.-davs in each month at Miners   Lmon haU
3  W VAcMr, president; Joseph Clark, recording
afid corrcfPOudiiiKJiic'isti'IX-. ™	
tTTroricRS' UNION.—Nolson Laborers' Prp-
litcctlvo Union. No. 8121. A. V: ot L.. meets in
MinerR' Union Hall, norlhca.-t comer of Victoria}
m d Koot"miy HU-cct.s, every Atondtay qvon«Dp|
•it 8 I) in Khaip. VU ting'members of UieAinoa-l
can V. ler'i "m cordially invited to attend. Jo*«i?
Miilloii, President. Percy ShnckoUon. Secretary.|
N" ElioN'PATNTKltS' UNION /hip rcgjilMJ
nJeeting of thu   Painters'   Unioh  is; hddj
tl c ili-it and third Fndaysin each month at £««l
.cvs' Union hnll ul 7*. J*^,^ p^,,^,.
Wilt^. Hatch, &3ocnslary«
w™jirw^s^^.e^aBfi THE TRIBUNE: NELSON. B. C, FRIDAY JUNE 1 1900
Rubber Gloves
The proper thing for spring house-
cleaning and gardening
Furniture Polish
To make your Furniture look as good
as new, try our
W. F. Teetzel & Co
Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets
'i5'*iE''S'S' S" ■>'S"^'«S*<B'S,>^
are constantly changing;. Some deafen
are always behind in their selections.
Others buy undesirable and out-of-date
patterns, because they can be bought at
their own price. They will try to make
you think they are the correct thing.
Such goods are never cheap, except io
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 bat.
that is made in plate.
| Jacob Dover
The Jeweler,
Nelson, B. C.
In Silverware
"We keep the Meriden Britannia Company's goods. "Silver Plate That
Wears." Nut Bowls, Tea Ware, Bate
Dishes, etc, and
"1847Rogers Bros." to
Knives, Forks, Spoons, etc., are guaran- W
teed by both us and them to be the best ifo
that's made in plate. -t-
The Meriden Britannia Co., by over    \f/
fifty years of continuous manufacturing,
have made a reputation in this line none
can touch.   Come in and see wmeof their
late productions,
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~m^-__"^.^.^0'00'__i'm0-__t'^^_9'__*       5-4S.<sr-s?.3?>'^"7>C£>*«-«■»•?:«■*'
Our Clearance
of Dry Goods
is still on,and will be continued until all is sold. Linen for skirts
at 10, 15, and 20 cents per yard ; White Dress Duck, regular 20c
goods, sale price V2\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.   AH other dry goods sold,at proportionate prices.
Something New
J\\e Western Mercantile Company, Limited.
•    •    •
A large consignment of the latest
styles of hats, union and custom,
made.   Clothing  for bargains  at
S     8     »
We have just received a fresh   consignment   of Christie's famous
Fancy Biscuits and Cream Sodas.
Also McCormick & Company's Jersey Cream Sodas.
J*. 0. BOX J7C.
Telephone Kil.
I). M. Van & CouipnnjV Soodi,
Fresh Ems Received Daily
John ^. Irvirjg & Co
Opposite Postoffice
harles D. J. Chris
i dooi s west of Dominion Repress oflicc.
'. O. Box 523.   J'liones: Office 147, Houro 152
Three iix ioom houses foi lent.
Pent e*U_ia jn all parN ai Llio < ilj foi vile
The rowing club  holds a meeting
tonight nt the Dunk of Montreal toarrangocrews
for I lie .season und attend lo other matters, par-
Ucularl.v in regard to the aquatic sports on 11.-
minion Day.
The senior lacrosse club is not defunct despite the fact Hint little has beon Keen or
heard "f the organization. On the other hand
the club is very much alive and the only vexed
problem t he team has to solve i.s that of securing
iiholhcr organization against which to test their
m ttlo. Correspondence has been opened with
tne Rossland, JleLeod and Medicine Hat lacrosse
c ubs with u view to seeming a game on Dominion Day. Meuntiinc the players arc practicing
regularly, and the team is ready to take the Held
at an hour's notice.'
The  officers of the Nelson Rifle
As ocialion have suggested (lie following mem-
Le's as the Iirst teani for the Canadian Military
Hi fie Association's matches which open tomorrow
o:i tl e ranges: X. T. MeLeod, H. Hiid, Dr. Hall,
.A. Gra'it. J. JMelvenzio, V. Gobey, H. K. Macdon-
ml, O. Burden, A. Gurrioand Dr. Svinonds. The
uentienien enumerated arc excellent marksmen
a id wo Id bring tho team score to a high mark,
'those ond t°am will be chosen from i lm oflicers
a:id men of the rifle company. A meeting takes
placu tonight in tho board of trade looms at
which the subject will bo gone into thoroughly.
The C. P. St.: engineering department has received instructions to proceed at once
with tho Alls at the points now cecupicd by trestles !), 10 and 11. This work is being done by W.
" P. Tierney & Co., who will have to increase tlieir
gang to handle the additional items.
The sum collected from the em-
nlojccs n the C J' Jt sjstem toi the Canadian
Patnotit Fund lack but §21J of $12,000 and the
even tlgure will be more than made up by lists
still outstanding.' It is inlorcs'ing to note that in
comparing the contributions of employees on
lines west of Winnopog with those east of the
same point, it is demonstrated that the western
men were the moie liberal of the two sections
The Pacific div'sion, wliich includes Nelson, was
particularly generous from the per capita stind-
The Bon Ton restaurant closed up
last night, tho owner having sdd his lease to tho
proprietors of the second lu.nd store on Josephine
The  funeral  of Gordon  AVilliam
McLean Davidson, second son of Mr. and' Mrs.
Davidson, of the Granite mine, took place yesterday noon from lheC. P. IX. Station to the Nel
son cemetery. The services at the grave wero
conducted by Rev. John Itobson. Tho death of
tho child has cast quite a gloom oyer tho employ ccs at the Granite mill, and since thoir bereavement Mr. and Mrs. Davidson have received
many kindnesses as well as flowers from Mes»rs.
H Porteous, 11 JC Oakc-. W. H.unson, «'. Sane-
stei. A. K. Kskngge, G. William-., P Caicj, J R.
H Robertson, K.Sluiphy. II H Williams. K K.
Grille, Thomas Gough, I. McNeill, Mr. and Mrs.
Turner, and Messrs. Ualcholor and Cross of the
Granite mill, as well as from Misses East, Wilbur,
Mrs. James Wilks and Hubbard of Nelson, and
Mrs. A. Constance aad Mrs. J. McVeigh of the
Athabasca mine.
A   meeting of  the   land sports
ooniaultco, of tho Dominion D.ij cc'ebiation, has
lwen called br the f.httuiTmii, J.J. iVJalonp, at S
o'clock thih afternoon m the Knights of Pjthuj,s
hall, coi nor of Rikerand Kootenaj <. beets. All
mcmbi/ih ot the committee aio iep.uestcil to
at tend.
The indications are that the b.ise-
bullctpursioti to Rostand.on .Sunday will bs one
of the most extensively patioiu/ed tups over
m.ideout cf Nelbon under slmflai circumstances.
The management of (ho ball tod.m has secuied a
i ate of fc i 10 for !lie i ound trip, iast the price of
an oidmarj single ticket, and the Vila of tickets
has been lively, flic special baseball tiain leayos
IJic (*. P IS. depot at 7-45 u n>. iiml thr iivilroad
people promisn.ifAht tup to Rossland, 1'ho e\
(iiiMoiusts 11111 loturn on the logujai e\cning
train duo here afc 10,10 ji iti Tho game yntt bo
^ell worth «it net si it}?. Rossjand is stronger
than if wasa tow weeksago when tho ulub was
dofoalo'l hoic, bill the Nelson Icnti has beon
piaoticingMtculily and will lie ill bplenfjid fori!)
foi tho game.       ,
AI.   McOarty, the engineer who
acoompanfed the giant steam sno\el from tho
CJ. P. It mimhnc to N<-l-,on, has been ill for several dajs, and the shovel could not J>taifc work
until jostoidtiy v hen Mr. Mct'aity was suffi-
oiontlj reeo\ eiod to resume his dut'e". A witis-
factoiy tost was made and bariing accidents the
work ,<m now proceed without delay.
F. P.  Gutelius,  district   C. P. K.
engineer, went to Giccnwood jesterdav to look
aflec various mattei, in connection with hi* dc-
,Jol^n Petch, chargpfl with ^fceftlinjj
a pnrSfi contai)iingS30in ca,Si .md a check foi
*? W fiom a man named Maulonald, was.n r.iigned
Tor olection befoie judge Putin at the courthouse
jcstcrd.it morning. I'cfcli choso a speedy trial
and pleaded guilty to tho charge. On. being asked
for an explanation of the theft he statedth.it the
deed wnheottwmtpil in an iiiesponhiblo moment
}\li<n hp w»i8diun!>..— retph pl(ij,iib(! forltmloncy-
at, ho h.ai «l * Jfe apd ynpng cltiU d^penden! upon
lum    Uc »as> ioltasc(l on suspended fentence.
The Imperial Development Syudi-
i ato, otgiini/ed horo n few inontlis ngo to handle
imiuiig piopoitios, hits oQmmenocd opei.itions.
Tne Hyndio.ttc has takOn an option on ivpiomifaitig
ptojioitj neni JCu'>kotlook and imIJ pioccpd at
once totlovuloj) It.
Ifc pays lo advertise in Tim Trio-
i m- Not long ago a busmosb was advertised
foi sale in this paper, and jo-sterdai caiuo an an-
hwei fioin Windsoi', No\u Scotia Tin Tkiih ni-
goes ei ei i ubetc.
The rifle company had an excellent turnout ut dnili.isf mght. The rrnlilu-
miiii aj'O cjiUiuijiistK i)\C] t!>p pjopo^ijion of
bunging n rouplp of corppitifios to the city to
given imliuuj cvlutiilion ort Dominion Day and
may bo countod On Co dq thoir iililiost' to make
then fcatiue of the demonstration a success.
P. M. MeLeod, who was for a time
one of Nelson's leading l.mj-eis. but who is now
a lo'iilcnt of Iho ilouiid.il> countij, is at tho
1'Jim.HV Mi. JIoLeod h.is so changed in persona!
pppCfraijoe ]b so uiiK Is bettei loouing - MiaUuch
old fiiooflb ab e<cm<jjqr Kcfsliintl9 and iHOJ'oi'
|!oii«toii failed to lCcognlMcIimi.
The  ijauk of   Montiea]  has Jn-
crcw-d its surpl'ih ^i out 8(i,(W),0()0 to $7,000,000,
vvhifh i-,,m ipdicnlioii thai the business,of Can-
utla Wind j»ospt'ioilsoondition.
Ai nil PH.UR—\\*. J. Twl«h, Ivaslo; W. XV.
Ha\tcr. Vancou vet. T. S Aiiu-trong, blooan
t itj J.Thonioy, Walla Walla, Wash; J. Loru-
dah' Doupc, Proctei.
\i nn, Hi Ml - G M. Robinson, Toronto A.
Il Dods, Vancomoi; D. W. Mooie, Trail: Mrs.
I.T. IShitk, -New Denvci, T. J. Hampton, ijos
Angeles !> G Mrl.Ptin.in, Wilbur, Hash.. Mis.
I   G. Turner, New Wcslmnistci.
First door wost
of Hank of British
Columbia huildiaft.
Baker Street
H.vi ing built a new htoi<« and rerened a new
slosk of goods, f am in a, jio^-ition to outlit all
pi osp< (toi s going into the Liu do Duncan count i j
as cheap as <iny moicliiint in Ka°lo or Nolhon,
Billy Haley is alw.ij sat J«irdo \\ ith animals, and
is ready to tuidcrtako .my freighting that may bo
o^cred hun.   G]\ p mo a lrfal.
Dominion Say Celebration.
Chairman Buchanan of the celebration committee is iu correspondence with parties in Winnipeg and
A7ancouver, and is sanguine that
each of these cities will be represented by .four-oared crews. Mr.
Malone of the sports committee lias
decided that all athletic sports and
games, except foot racing shall
take place on the recreation grounds
on Hall street. There is enough
money already subscribed to insure
a successful celebration, but the.
finance committee expect to swell
the fund by another $1000.
The following is the list of donations tip to date to the carnival
 S 500 00
       25 00
       25 00
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......      25 00
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       25 00
....'..' '-25'00
......      25 00
   o 25 00
 •••'   25 00
.:....      25 00
       25 00
Turner, Beeton & Co      25 00
Gity of Nelson '......'	
K. Kcistercr & Co	
hank of Montreal 	
London & 11. C. Goldfields
P. Burns & Co	
Nelson Electric Trani way Co'
H. J. Kvans & Co •.	
Lawrence Hardware Co	
Frci Irvine & Go.-.';'.'—;.V...'.
D. Me Art hur & Co	
P. .1. Russell ..............:...,
Lillie Urothers ....; : 	
W. F. Teetzel	
J. A. Gilker
Emerson & Neelands.
Mrs. Malletto "	
Klondyko hotel 	
Glue Pot saloon , ;	
Chapleau Mines	
,1. A. Sayivard . —.:	
California Wine Co.!	
A. Macdonald & Co	
John Cholditch & Co	
-I Y. Griilln & Co  	
h. AVhite
The Western Mercantile Co
Manhattan saloon   .
'Clarke hotel
Morrison & Caldwell     	
Malone & Trcgillns
Queen's Hotel
W. C. Kobinson	
Thomas Madden
Silver King Hotel
D K. Phan .. 	
Sol Johns .. 	
Hotel Hume
Thorpe & Co
J. It Stewart & Co
Dunk of Drilish Columbia
Nelson S iw & Plaiiing Mills	
Duncan Mines
Kirkpatrick & Wilson
N elson ■ Wme Co 	
West Kootenay Butcher Co
Wallace-Miller Co
Galliher & Wilson        	
Taj lor & Hannington ., .
Kootenaj Cigar Mfg. Co
Drackman & Ker
A. K.Shorwood
W. A. Thurman    . 	
H. Scions
Kootenay Coifeo Co
H. It. Cameron
Gamble & O'Reilly
Procter & Dowsing      	
Canada Book & Drug'Co
Patenaudc Bros
A7aacouvcr Hardware Co
Macdonald & Johnson
S. Neelands .... ....
Thomson Slationerj'Company ....
Geoigo Bell& Co , ...
H. Bird        .  .
Uilboit Stanley   ,.,        	
CD. J. Christjo	
Jolin AlrLatflujs ,
H G. NeoKvndb ....
ICuioiy Sc Walloj	
Ken ic Go
(}. B Matthew .       ....
D. MiLeqd      	
O. W. West
"Wftid Bro-.. . 	
A. Fciland . , .   ,
II. F McLean   .   .   , . ..   .
W. P Tiernoy.
J. A. Tin tier   . ,    , ,   ,
J. A. McDonald    . ,	
Tlioo Madson      , ...     ...   .
Ciosirtfc & FergiibOil .      . ,,
Martin O'Reilly & Co	
Kootenay JUTtrie Supply &Construetioa
Company   ,   .      .,.....,
J, A. Irving & Co.      ..   .......
Di.LtvBuu    i,,,,     	
P. U. Doolitfclo    	
J. AV, Troup	
Nelson Furniture Company
J. C. T. Crofts    ... .      .
Hebdcn & Hebden,   .,.	
A. McKillop , .     ,
A, B. Karivoll
Bank of Halifax    ......
A. H. OJemonts .     , ......
Crow & Morris ..
J. J. AValkei
,f. JlSC/SkOtVlCiS     ....
$. II. AVoukeb 	
Matheson & Giaham.
A. 11. Kelly ...        , .
Xelson Gas & Coke Company
JO. C, Artluu1    	
U.K. J.uvis
AA'iHiam Wilson	
Kwnrtic Garrlo. .. ....
J. H. Aranst0ne , .
J udge Vox in , ......
K. A Ciease . ....   ,,,
O   Nettling , ,	
Ar(,bJ|oifl Sf 1'o.iraoii— . —
(j. Ij   Lcnnpv
(i. H.HSjmonds .   .    ,.
>J T. N himpkiii>- 	
AlfiedO. Fo,\   ,, ,,    ,,,, .     ,    ,
4 II. Bjisa „     , .....
Goorgo Ilitchio
IL AVill
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. 25 00
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20 00
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10 00
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30 0fl
|0 00
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in oo
10 00
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10 CO
10 00
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10 00
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9 00
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H.   BYERS   &
Garden, Mill,
and Suction
Crucible  Cast Steel  Wire Rope
5-16 to 1-in. in stock.
Leather and  Rubber Belting.
Sheet, Square and Round Rubber
Flax and Garlock Packing
Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails
Black and Galvanized Sheet
Soft Steel Plates
1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120
Agents—Truax Oro Cars, Giant Powder, and Metropolitan Fuse, etc.
progress made by the children already admitted. The school is now
affiliated to the University of Cambridge, and pupils desiring to graduate through that college are prepared for examinations held annually in December. Applications
for entrance to these examinations
should be made to the sisters early
in September so as • to allow them
ample time to communicate with
fche secretary in Londou. It is expected the new buildings AA'ill be
complete when the children return
after the summer holidays and the
sisters will then be able to accommodate a large number of girls to
any age. Accommodation is also
made for a limited number of little
boys up to the age of 10 so as to
convenience parents living out of
town. The new school will rest on
a stone foundation with Avood
frame, will measure. 80 by 35
feefc, and will toAver tAvo stories high.
The plans are in the hands of the
architect Mr. Curtis, through whom
a complete description of the building will be given later.
Some Past Staging.
The record trip on the Cariboo
road Avas made last week by the
B. C. Express Company. P. Carter-
Cotton was booked to address a
meeting in Barkerville on Friday
last, and it was essential that he
should be in Vancouver yesterday,
A special stage Avas ordered..out
and with the Avell-knoAvn whip Alex
Minty in charge left Ashcroft for
Barkerville on Wednesday morning
last, returning to Ashcroft at midnight on Sunday the 27th inst.
The distance traversed was 560
miles and the actual traveling time
was 3 days and J 5 hours.. This
eclipses all previous records in quick
transit OA'er the Cariboo wagon
Corbett to Sail.
New Yohk, June 1.—James J.
Corbett lias sold his house and
arranged to sail to attend the Paris
Prices from $10 to $30
A Car Load of
Allen's Apple Cider.
Oi hce:—Houston Block.
ToU1 .
822.W 00
Successfully Conducted School.
Sfc. Joseph Schools, Avhich Avere
opened by the sisters a few months
ago,, bid fair to hold their popularity in Nelson on account of the
SfUbstaufcial H'towledge Avhich is
fchere imparted, and  the   evident
The Engagement Ring
Marks an ^important event
in the lives of both the contracting parties, it should
therefore be a thing of beauty
All signs point to a large
demand this spring for these
articles of Jewelry. We have
them in unique and beautiful designs and of excellent
178 Buker street, Nelson, JI. C.
Losfc—A Honiton lace handkerchief. Itowaid Xiiikcvie^v Iiotel, corner Vernon
and Hall &tieets.
For sale—Stock and   fixtures of
the Nolson Ba/juir amounting to about {four
humlicd dollaiij.
Lo&t—From the  hallway in the
Sheiliiouke hotel, s, y.iltho with blankets strapped
to It, No questions mil be uskedimj ono return
H\U Miuiu toClmko l.otel—M. J. (Jiotoau.
Furnished rooms  to let—Apply
Cftnie.v block, one door east ot Oddfellow s hall.
, Lost—On    Sunday—A . pair   of
ladj's.glftk'.e'..   Finder will bo suitably rewarded
by leturning name to V. O. Hox J3i, Nelson.
For   .sale.—Furnished   hotel   for
bale cheats -Apply at Cabinet Cigars tore, Nolson.
Wanted—A good general servant
ffl'J. Mm. S, S. Tajlor, cornor Carbonito and
Wnid street1..
Wanted—position   as     a    wire
splicer. Uudorstands the caro of tramways.
Able to take full cai o ot tjrnruvv nj s and moo. Understands ail kinds of rjgalpg teork. Apply to V.
AV. Brook, look boy 28, (Sew, Idaho.
A good opportunity for man and
•w.fp. Homo and good paj ing business. Capital
necessai y 9300.  Apply AV. Rush, Postoffice.
Man and wife wants fco manage,
sent, or lease hotel orboaidinp house an> where.
Fully competent and reliable. Address Mrs.
Hadley,Pobt Office.
Gardening—Employment wanted
bj a practical mon. Residential gromuMaldout,
etc.   Address, W. AV. Wilson, Koison
Wanted—position as stenographer ftjvl lipev rit6r \xy lady oi experience—Ro-
fcrpncffe Wo objections to going out of crty. Ad-
drfo"b Stenographer, Ti<buins.
For sale—Black Minorca eggs for
hatchi'if?, ?2 00 per sitting.  Box.68?, Nolson.
Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific
Tnvnsfer b.-vm on Vornon street. Telephone
cai! 35.
For Sale.—One-third interest in
Mineral Claim near Vmir, for ?100, money to be
e-spended in development. Apply to Alex
Stewart, Turner He Bocckh block. Nelson.
Spot cash paid for second-hand
goods of all kinds at the Rolurn Bazaar, Malona
&c Ticgillus bloc!;,
ilou&es furnished with new aud
second-hand furniture, or mixed newnndsecondhand furniture, on Uio .installment plan, by tlio
Nelran Bazaar, Ufaionc & TrcRillus block.
4-£'<_Z'_'<_*• _j'<_t-£-'g_\-'SS_''m.''S-\'
iti   185 Baker Street.
Telephone IO.
We have removed our place of business
for the next few months to the old Burns to
shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we j{j
to   hope to see all our old customers and many to
to   new ones.   Give us a call. to
to   *
to   Telephone 10
185 Baker Street
'm    *
Some Plain Facts
About Clothing
We are now showing the finest stock of Spring
and Summer Suits in Nelson. There are several
points of merit in our Suits. They are all of the
latest cut and are lined all through with the best
linings. They are tailored better than Suits offered elsewhere at much higher prices. The fabrics
are the best in the market. We lead all others
for values in
Gents" TumisMngs
Hats and Caps
Boots and Shoes
know that our values cannot be equalled by B
IjjU any other house in Nelson.   We are so sure of j$
^ this that we will give money back if it cannot be
Kooteqay Electric Snppiy &
Construction Go,
eadparters fop Portland Cement, Fire Bricks,
Fire Clay, American Cumberland Coal [Blacksmiths]
amsrSfigfflpMr  b. p. bitbet & a, m_ mm


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