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Array S��^  '::?^^^-i^V^^iS?iP^  &isMS?s^  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  MONDAY MORNING  MAY 28 1900.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  DISTRIBUTION  OF TROOPS  Next Fieht at the Band.  ���New: York, May 27.���At 1 o'clock  this morning, Isaac X. Ford cabled  tho Tribune from London  reviewing the South African situation  as  follows:   "The news from the front  comes slowly when there is only a  single wire from  general  Roberts'  ���camp to Kroonstadt and Capetown,  mid   all   details   of  the  campaign  have  to  pass  over  it.    Whenever  the   cart halts after a long day's  march  this  wire  brings  the commander into touch with Newcastle,  Bloemfontein, Kimberley, Vryburg  and   Mafeking,   and   the   complex  /business   of every   branch  of   the  service   is   transacted through it.  ��� Naturally the special correspondent  can make little use of it for press  messages,    and   general    Roberts  himself counts  his  words  in  communicating   with   the   war   oflice.  For   these  reasons  there  are   few  details of the British advance across  the Vaal.    The passage of the river  was   iirst   made   oil    the    queen's  birthday by the left  wing, consisting of French's mounted force, two  cavalry   brigades   and   a  body of  ���mounted infantry, which had taken  the '"Potchefstroom     road     from  Kroonstadt,     turned     the      Boer  position   on   the Rhenoster  river,  diverged from the main  road eastward, galloped through, Vredefort  and crossed the Vaal on Thursday  near Parys.  "The occupation of Vredefort is  confirmed officially from Pretoria,  but general Roberts' bulletin carries French's troopers nine miles  further and over tho Vaal iuto president Kruger's territory. There is  no evidence that the passage of the  river was seriously opposed by the  Boers.  **Loid Roberts, with two infantry di visions and a mounted force,  had been following _ the lailway  from the Rhenoster river, aud early  on Saturday morning was at Wol-  Avhooek, 3 5 miles fiom the Vaal,  n lule his scouts were at Viljoen's  JJnffc.  ''General Hamilton, wifch Broad-  ���nood's cavalry biigade and an in-  iantry division.had been advancing  steadily on the light irom Heil-  bion on the load to Heidelberg, and  yesterday was at Bosehbank, a  place identified with difficulty on  the maps, but apparently not far  iiom Bosehkop, in the Transvaal.  =. "From Pretoria tliere is an offi-  c ial report that Dewet has re-aecu-  )jied Heilbron. This bulletin, if  coirecb, proves the Free State commandoes have not retieated across  the Vaal with Kruger's burghers,,  bufc are hovering^ on the ilank and  rear of the British right wing and  i-eekiug to capfcme convoys. General Roberts' own report is. that the  Boers aie no longer south of the  Vaal.  "A summary of the situation  places "general Roberts'"celitre^at  Viljoeus Diift on Saturday, forty  miles distant, with French in the  Transvaal to the west, threatening  Potchefstroom and turning the  Boer position at Vereeniging aud  Hamilton to the east, menacing  Heidelberg, Dispatches from Pretoria refer to a British advance upon  ischoeman's Drift, but this was  clearly a feint, as Lhe Vaal was  crossed further east, near Parys.  Thp burghers of Potchefstroom and  elsewhere were reported to be arming in defence of their homes and'  this was an indication' there would  " be severe lighting before Johannesburg .could betaken. Three railways from,.Laing's Nek, Viljoens  and Potchefstroom, offer the Boer  facilities for massing, their commandoes in front of Johannesburg  and there will probably be a battle"  -next Ayeek for-the possession of the  .Hand."- . '   ,  "General Roberts' concentrations  are unknown, but he must have  called up a considerable body.of reserves .for holding Kroonstadt and  "guarding his extended-lines of com-  - munication.. Methuen.'s division is  somewhere ~ on the left flank, and  general Rundle in the east has occupied Ficksburg annd is slowly ap-  proaehing Bethlehem.  "There is no change in the situation at Laiug's Nek, and nothing  fresh from Natal except colonel  Bethuen's account of the reverse  near Vryheid, which he attributes  to the impetuosity of captain Goff  iu attacking an intrenched commando.  "Commandant Snyman is reported as halting ten miles east of Mafe-  king and .attempting to block the  road to Pretoria, over which Jamie-  son's raiders passed.  "There are fresh' accounts of dissensions and panic at Pretoria, but  reports that president Kruger is  suing for peace on any terms obtainable are obviously premature.  The Transvaal burghers have made  too plucky a fight to surrender  without a brave stand somewhere  in their own territory, and president Steyn will probably succeed,  in keeping his scattered commandoes together in the Free State until  his allies are defeated."  PREPARE FOR A LAST STAND  ADVANCE IS  IRRESISTIBLE  Boers Outmanoeuvred.  . Grootvleit, twenty-three miles  south of Vereeniging, May 27.���  Lord Roberts' northern advance  steadily'continues, and today "the  Transvaal hills were sighted.  General French has secured an excellent flanking position on the  northwest. There is something  irresistible about this advance. The  troops have been splendidly handled  and the Boers completely outmanoeuvred. They have been  forced to abandon their positions  at the first approach of the British  flanking force, which has made a  determined resistance at the Vaal  impossible. Many Transvaal burghers are now trekking homeward,  and it is safe to say the most irreconcilable Transvaaler ��� at last  recognizes the hopelessness of the  struggle.  Most of the farms in the northern  part of the Free State, where the  ties of blood with the Transvaalers  are strongest, have been - deserted.  This section has been flooded with  false tales of Biitish cruelty, reports of the burning of farmhouses  and the eviction of women and  children, in the hope"* of inducing  the burghers to lemain with the  commandoes, but the evidence all  points now to the existence of a  permanent feeling of enmity between the Transvaalers and the  Free Staters, each accusing'*the  other of treachery and cowardice.  It is regarded as unlikely that'  the Transvaal government will go  to Lydenburg. where food is  scarce.  A body of Boers are trekking  hard towards Vereeniging from the  direction of Heilbron.  The condition of the Britibh  troops continues excellent, although  the cold'nights are very trying.  They are able to march three miles  an hour.  The Boeis have destroyed every  bridge and culvert. They are said  to regai d Klip river berg, north of  the Vaal, a<._ a position of gieat  strength, and talk of making themselves impregnable there."  It is reported thafc the population  in Johannesburg is in a high state  of excitement. The Boers who are  passing through northward threat  cn to blow up the mines. It would  not be surprising i^jthey carried  out the~threat.  With Eloffs Good Wishes.  Makbking, May 21.���The Boers  to the south retired from Kunana,  ten miles east of Maritaua, and are  falling back further on Barpilsoan.  The Boers routed here rallied a few  miles oast of Potfonteiu. A cornet  who failed to support commandant  Eloff in the latter's attack on Mafeking iu which Eloff was captured,  wrote a letter sympathizing with  him. Eloff replied that he ,hoped  the devil' and all his angels would  torment him eternally, and that he  and 'his, would rot.'    -  Boers Bally at Potfanteia!  -Maj��:kkino, May 27.-���-The Boers  who were routed have rallied a few  miles eastat Potfontein, well within  the British border. ��� There is no  sign of the enemy- to the north.  Colonel Plumer's linemen have received a wire saying that a train  will arrive tomorrow. - A system of  daily runners-to the'south has been  organized.   Kruger Weakening."  London. - May 27.���President  Kruger, according to t a dispatch  from Xewcastle, has " 'issued a  proclamation asking the Transvaal  burghers to notify him whether  they want to continue the Bghfc or  to sue for peace.  Good Haul by Colonials.  Maseru, Basutoland, May 26.���  Four squadrons of colonials captured 150 Boers with ten wagons of  grain near Ficksburg, where they  also captured a maxim constructed  by a local investor..  "' Imperialism in England.  - London, May 27.���There are no  indications in the bye elections that  the government has lost the confidence of the country, or that any  compromise will be tolerated in the  settlement of the issues of the war.  Successors to Sir Richard Webster  and the Marquis of Lome have been  elected to the commons by largely  increased majorities. The south  Manchester .poll is an astonishing  proof of the strength of the  Unionist party in what was once a  stronghold of little England ideas  and policies; There could not be a  more striking illustration of the  rise and progress of the new iniperi-  Boers in a Tight Hole.  London,  May  28.-8:20    a.m  When lord Roberts wrote his firsfcj  c  dispatch on Transvaal territory  yesterday, shortly before 2 o'clock  in the afternoon, he was 51 miles  from Johannesburg and 77 from  Pretoria. His immensely superior  forces had passed Vaal river, their  last great natural obstacle, at three  points. The Vaal forms a curve of  eighty miles, from. Parys on the  west to Zand drift on the ��� east.  The concave of the curve is toward the Free State. Thus lord  Roberts, advancing along the railway, was in a position to strike any  part of the crescent by ^shorter  lines than those by which the Boers  could. reinforce the threatened,  points. '���'-  The Boers retreated almost without a show of defence. General  French and general Hamilton apparently did not fire a shot. Of  lord Roberts' immediate force, 11  men belonging to the 80th Mounted  Infantry were the first to ford the  river. They came upon a Boer  patrol looting at .Viljoens Drift,  and a skirmish lasting ten minutes  followed.  Two hundred Boers tried feebly  to hold the Vereeniging collieries,  but they were dislodged. The Boer  rear guard is at Moyerton, ten miles  north of Vereeniging. Their main  body is moving toward the Klip  river hills that coyer, the south side  of Johannesburg.  While Roberts' 30,000 infantry,  20,000 horse and 150 guns are moving on Johannesburg and Pretoria,  through a parched and deserted  country, the situation at the Transvaal capital as it was last Friday is  thus described by an observer who  sent his message by private hand to  Lorenzo Marquez yesterday;  "The situation, both from a military and political point of view, has  become   very  critical.      President  Kruger yesterday admitted for the  first time that matters 'are   very  grave.   The Boer determination is  to trust everything to a last stand  on the Gatstand mountains to  Lhe  north of Potchefstroom, where S000  Kaffirs   are digging trenches.   To  that      point      every      available  man   and   gun   have   been    sent.  The     whole     of     the     western  border of the Ttansvaal from end  to end is defenseless, and general  Baden-Powell can  march in  when  he likes.   Lord Roberts on the other hand, will encounter the greatest resistance.   The Boer endeavor  is to lure the British into appeal ing  to threaten Johannesburg with attack, an excuse thus being given  for the destruction of the property.  The Transvaal government will not  dare destroy the mines or property  without an excuse.   Much dynamite  has been sent down the line and  100,000 cases lie ready at Zoorfon-  tein, near Johannesburg.    General  Botha  aad_ general -Meyer���have  pleaded   for   the   preservation   of  property.    Both are large land proprietors and  fear confiscation, but  they have not received satisfactory  ' replies    from . president   Kruger.  Meanwhile many French and German   adventurers have come forward with schemes and inventions  for blowing up the Biitish troops.  Some of these have received a tacit  permission   of   experiment.     One  German invention is for use on a  railway,, where   the   machine  lies  perfectly concealed until the weight  of a. -passing   train   explodes   the  charge.   . '.  ' "General ;Meyer says surrender  would be at once proposed by the  Boers, but that everybody fears the  ignominy of being the one to make  the proposal. He declares that he  isassuised that his men will not  stand. 'President Steyn' and Mr.  JEteitz,- the Transvaal state secretary, aro strongly opposed to peace,  but Mr. Kruger is not so much  against it."  ���   alism than the nearly thir��y-fold  increase in the ministerial majority  in the factory constituency where  the ablest and mo3t consistent  Liberal organ, the Manchester  Guardian, has been preaching to  empty pews. )  FENIANS WERE NOT WANTED  Stopped at New York.;-  NEWa. York,; May 27.���James Fitx-  patrick, alias "Skin the Goat,"- and  Joseph Mullet, the two surviving  members of the Irish Inyincibles,  who were recently released from  prison in Ireland, where they were  sentenced for complicity'jla'-rtbe'  Phoenix Park murders in.lS82^were  today .ordered,;!excluded' by: the  board of special inquiiy at jj/he immigration station, and ordered  deported.: The expulsion was made  under the interpretation ofijthe law  wliich forbids anyone being admitted to this country who has been  adjudged guilty of a "felony, crime,  infamous crime or misdemeanor  involving moral .turpitude/'  The two men were recently pardoned by earl Cadogan, lord-lieutenant of Ireland, from a sentence  of life imprisonment and' reached  this city on the Lucania on Saturday. ,        ,    -  "The two men were takea before  a special board on Ellis island this  morning. The inquisition was secret.  After the meeting of the board it  was learned that Fit/.patrick was  the first of the two to be examined  by the board. He admitted he had  served seventeen years. �� Wlien  asked for what crime he had been  convicted he answered "treason."  He was then questioned as to this  charge, and he told the board he  had been arrested ninef months  after the Phoenix Park murders in  company with 23 others, he being  sentenced to penal servitude for  life.  While telling his story to the  board Fitzpatrick declared that at  the time of his trial he wi^s offered  ,��10,000 by the English gefcrnment  if he would turn informer against  the other members of the band.  This he refused to do. Fitzpatrick  said that he and Mullet had about  $250 between them when they  reached this port. Fitzpatnek  said:  "I came to this country to have a  rest and recuperate, and then will  go hack to nfy family."  Mullet indignantly refused to  answer any questions put to him  by the board. Tho men were then  taken to the "excluded pen," The  case will probably be appealed to  the authorities at Washington, and  if not Fitzpatrick and Mullet will  leave the port on Saturday on the  Lucania.  The  can-  Triple Stumping Tour.  Kaslo, May 27���[Special to  Tribune].���The ttio of Slocan  didates for the legislature have  combined on _their_*leetion tour.  They will stump the country together, and so give the electors an  opportunity to hear their views all  at once. The Grcen-Keen-Kanc  meetings are likely to become famous in Slocan election history.  They start in Kaslo tomorrow  night, when the Auditorium is  likely to be crowded to the doors.  Their other dates are: Slocan City  May 31st, Silverton June 1st, New  Denver June 2nd, and Kaslo again  on June 8th, tho eve of election  day.  [   Green Endorsed by the Unions  Silverton, May 27^ [Special to  The Tribune.]���At a regular meeting of the ��Silverton miners* union  on Saturday night, a resolution was  carried unanimously that R. F.  Green be endorsed as the union candidate for the Slocan riding, and  that all union men should vote "and  work for his election. The Sandon,  Whitewater, Kaslo-and New Denver unions have also publicly endorsed-R. F. Green.  Canadians' Invaluable Assistance.  Ottawa, May 20���[Special to The  Tribune]:���Laurier has received the  following cable, which was delayed  in transmission, from major-general  Baden-Powell: "Mafeking, May 17.  ���Mafeking was relieved today,'and  we are most grateful for the invaluable assistance of the Canadian  artillery, which made a record  march from Beira to help us."  Hamilton in the Transvaal.  Kroonstadt, May 27.���General  Hamilton has invaded the Transvaal, having crossed the Wouder-  fontoin drift.  ROBERTS ACROSS THE VAAL  Coal Mines Saved.  London, May 27.���The war office  has received the following from  lord Roberts: "Vereeniging, Sunday,  May'27���1:50 p. in.--We crossed the  Vaal this morning, and are now  camping on the north bank. The  advance troops which crossed yesterday were only just in time to  save' the coal mines on both this  and the other side of the river from  being destroyed. Our casualties  were four.  "Baden-Powell reports that the  railway between Mafeking and  Buluwayo has been restored, and  supplies are being brought into  Mafeking. He says the : Canadian  artillery joined colonel Plumer from  Beira with incredible rapidity!  Lieutenant Webber was taken prisoner at Heilbron a few days ago.  He went there . on telegraph- duty.  It was not known that .pur'-.troops  had been temporarily withdrawn."  Doane, who have many friends here.  Bishop Doane made a most tactful  and eloquent speech when the news  of Mafeking's relief was received  by the passengers on the Oceanic,  and lord Warwick was most appreciative in responding to it. Captain John R. .Bartlett has. returned  to Loudon to attend the annual  meeting of the Combination Oil  Company, which he formed a year  ago. The new enterprise has been  remarkably successful, and captain  Bartlett has been welcomed by his  English colleagues as a great American financier."  VENUS MINE'S ROTARY MILL  Comment on Delegates' Reception.  New York, May 27.-r- Relating to  the impression in England produced  by the reception of the Boer delegates and the attitude of president  McKiniey, Isaac N. Ford says in his  cable:   "The English press is discreet   in  its   public references   to  American affairs.   There have been  few comments  upon the  reception  of the Boer delegates - in Washington, aud neither president McKiniey nor secretary Hay has been singled out for condemnation or compliments.    What has been said is  that the president has acted with  consistency, and that Englishmen  are not under obligation to him in  any respect.    There aie no illusions  in   England   respecting   president  McKiniey.       He     is      associated  with     the     protectionist      tariff,  which     bore      heavily      against  English   industries   in   Bradford,  Sheffield,   Cardiff   and    elsewhere,  and is   identified   with   American  politics of fche most   uncompromising character.   He is respected here  ift consequence ot the high character of his' administration, but no  well   informed   Englishman    ever  speaks with any enthusiasm of him  as was the general habit respecting  president   Cleveland    before    the  Venezuela     affair.      Shopkeeping  England  will never be convinced  that   fche author of the  McKiniey  act is anything  bufc a  downright  and aggressive American, bent upon  maintaining   the   economic   independence of fche United  States and  indifferent to English interests." '  Boh Green's on Top.  Kaslo, May 27,  [Special  to The  on   top,"  Tribune.)���"Bob Green's  thafc was how tiie miners' candidate  laughingly expressed himself afc the  nomination yesterday, when ifc was  found thafc his name would appear  on the ballot papers first, George  Kane coming second and John Keen  third. Veiy little interest was taken in the nomination. -There has  been some talk of a fourth man  coming forward, bufc after waiting  the legal hour, returning officer  Docstudter, of Cody, announced  that fche three men named were the  only ones seeking election ou June  9th. The general feeling here is  that Green can't be beaten. John  Keen may run him pretty close, although Green himself is confident  of good majority. George Kane  has quite a number of enthusiastic  supporters who are certainly working hard for him, bufc his defeafc is  as.certain as Hall's' and 'Fletcher's  iu Nelson. y *  War Charities in London.  Nrcw York, May 27.���Relative to  society and, people of prominence,  Mr. I. N. Ford cables tJiifc morning's  Tribune from London .as follows;  "Yesterday's drawing room was a  larger and more brilliant function  than had been anticipated, although  the royal circle- was small. 'Mine.  de Sfcael and the - duchess of  Sutherland were among the most  conspicuous figures, and there were  many pretty debutantes. The National bazaar is breaking all records  of war charity and is emptying the pockets of smart society.  Sir George White opened the third  day's proceedings yesterday at the  Royal Palace hotel, the pipers piping for him when he appeared and  during the afternoon. Mrs. Baden-  Powell was %yelcomed wifch shouts  of applause. The attendance yesterday exceeded 25,000, and there  was a clearance auction Kale during  the evening. Americans are beginning to come into London in  swarms. Among this week's arrivals     are      bishop     and     Mrs.  Forty Ton Daily Capacity.  Dr. Doolittle, president of the  Venus Gold Mining Company, returned to Nelson Saturday evening,  after spending some time in Southern California looking into the  workings of the rotary mills'.' and  cyaniding plants in "operation in  that state. From experiments made  with the Venus ore the Veniis company was convinced that greater  efficiency could be secured from a  rotary mill, and while Dr. Doolittle  was in Los Angeles he saw a mill  built for the Venus company set up  and tested. The rotary mills are a  combination crusher and mill, and  the Venus mill when tested on the  hardest gi;anite boulders gave complete satisfaction. Two such mills  were witnessed in operation on the  American Girl property near the  Arizona line, which is owned by ex-  governor Markham. The Venus  mill will have a capacity of 20 tons  per day on the hardest kind of rock,  but with the rock at present encountered in the Venus the capacity  of the mill should be at least 40  tons per day. The company expects to have the mill installed and  in operation ^-before .the middle of  June. It is estimated that it will  save two-thirds of fche values and  when ifc is paying its way a cyanide plant Will be put in to treat the  tailings.  In addition to the rotary mill  the Venus,company is putting in a  complete steam plant, consisting of  a 40-horse power boiler, a 35-Hbtse  "power automatic engine, winch will  give sufficient surplus power to run  some 200 electric lightsforthe mine  and mill.  The Venus property is developing  well. There are between 1800 and  1400 feet of tunneling in on the  vein, and ifc is estimated thafc there  are about 17,000 tons of ore ready for  stoping, test values of which indicate uu average value of $80 to the  ton. The company's nexfc move  will be the installation of a compressor planfc. The mill and machinery are expected here on Friday, and the work on the wagon  road to the miiie, which is now  nearly completed, will be rushed  tin ongh and finished   by that date.  NOMINATIONS WERE MADE  Without Speech-Making.  The first candidate to appear on  the ground at the court house on  Saturday was John Houston, whose  proposer, Thomas Madden, hauded  returning officer Buckworth the  nomination paper and two $100  Dominion notes, which were duly  accepted arid receipted for. The  nomination was proposed by  Thomas Madden and seconded by  James A. Gilker, - The assenters  to the nomination were W. A.  Galliher, Alex Forin, A. Lapoint,  W. F. Teetzel, Robert Hurry," J. H.  Matheson; John J. Malone, J. A.  Irving, J. L. Vanstone, Theo. Madson, C. A. Waterman, H. D. Me-  Dermid, John McMartin, D. A.  McBeath, J. B. McGhie, James  McPhee, David; McBeath, Charles  Hillyer, George Matheson, Fred  Starkey, Ernest Kilby, R. J. Steel,  Anarchy in China,  Shanghai, May 27.���Reports received today indieate-thafc_affuirs  aiound Pekin are extremely critical owing to the defeat of the government troops by the Boxers. It  is now regarded here as certain  that foreign troops must be sent to  Pekin to protect fche legations,  while the withdrawal of missionaries from the interior is considered  imperative. Large portions of fche  provinces of Pe-Ohi-Li and Shan  Tung are in a state little better  than absolute anarchy, and disorder is spreading in the province of  Shan Si in consequence of tho encouragement; received from tho  empress dowager.  Boers Active at Newcastle. ���  Nkwcastlb, May 20.���-The Boers  in this part of the theatre of war  are very active, having, being reinforced from .various directions.  Their , front now extends from  Laing's Nek 'to New Republic,  where they are fortifying. General"  Mild yard's division, which is entrusted primarily with attacking  the Boer right afc Elandslaagte,  arrived today. The work of searching fche district is progressing, aud  many rebels have been sent fco  Ladysmith.   Fossils Object to Sports.  Chicago, May 27.���The College  of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago, has decided to refuse recognition to athletics and no longer to  give official sanction to the college  football team. Dr. William K  Quine, dean of fche college, says: "Experience has taught us that college  athletics have a demoralizing and  disturbing influence ou the students,  and interfere wifch the educational  work of the college."  J. J. Chambers, John Gallagher,  Ward Kilpatrick, AVilliam 3Iurphy,  Thomas Cunningham, C. H. M.  Cameron, Lawrence Gallagher; > F.  Cassidy, O. H. Simmons, J. H. Odelli:  M. R. Mowatt, Gilbert Stanley,5  Thomas M. Ward, J. A. Dewar, and  Alexander McDonald as witness to  the signature of the nominee. -  Candidate Fletcher's papers were  in charge of W. A. Macdonald  and"  John Elliot,  aud were duly accompanied   by the necessary   deposit  of    two     $100   Dominion    notes.  John    Toye    was     the    proposer  and Fred Irvine, the seconder.   The  assenters  Mere  W. A.  Macdonald,  John Elliot, R. W. Hannington, J.  H. Bowes, George L. Lennox, S.  M.  Brydges,    G.     A.    Hunter,    Alex  Stewart, T. F. Stoddarfc, P. Lamont,  W.   Irvine,  C.  Morrison, Thoburn  Alien,   D.   McArthur,   Johu   Choi- *  ditch, A. S. Farwell, A. G.  Gamble,  John Blaney, Johu Paterson,  J.  E.  Amiable, Hugh R. Cameron, Onslow  Newling, Robert Weir, C. W. West,  J.   T.   Fife, W. H. Lee, John Me-  Latchie, H. C. Green, F. S. Clements,  R. M. Bird, Charles H. Sewel!, IL G-?  Neelands,   Samuel t Rhodes,   John  Patterson,    Harry ' Bird,   Thomas  Moiley,  Geoige   MeFarland,  JVL.  McFarland,' M. Ciney, G. L.- Cory,  A. W. Crittenden, and Chailes Jtart.  Dr.   Hallr was   accompanied   by  William Waldie, and they handed  over $200 in  gold along with the  nomination     paper,     which     was  signed by  W.  G.  Gillette as proposer and J, W. Ross  a<?  seconder.  The   assenters   were    John _ Ellis,  William   Martin,   W.   A.   Martyn,  Chris Creamer, James O'Reilly and  E, Fro&fc.  John Houston named Alexander  McDonald as his agent, Frank  Fletcher named S. M. Brydges, and  Dr. Hall named William Wallace.  In the evening the wotkers  assembled in the committee rooms  and Spent several hours in eonvass-  ing the voters' list. About sixty of  candidate Houston's .supporters  were present, and bofoi e_ they ad-  journed they had located 1891 of  the names on the list, 420 of thafc  number being absentees. Of the  1471 who are known 818 have promised to vote for John Houston.  His friends* claim he will carry  every polling place in the riding.  The three candidates now before  the electors of Nelson riding aro  fairly well known residents of  Nelson. Tiie Conservative candidate,' Frank Fletcher, was for  several years land commissioner  of the Columbia ��fc Kootonay Railway Company, and of late  years ha.s*, been land agent of the  Canadian Pacific at Nelson. He  has been more' or loss identified  wifch ,miuiiig,, .being one of the  original owners., of the Fern mine  on Hall creek. He is a man of good  ability, and if elected would, no  doubt, do his utmost fco further the -  interests of the-district. He has  stated that he would not vote for'  the repeal of the penalty clause of.  the eight-hour law. Dr. G. A. B,  Hall was brought' out as, aii independent Liberal! and endorses  Martin's platform, although lie has  declared that'be would not vote to  retain Martin iu oflice. Johu Houston, the candidate of the Provincial  Party, lias resided in Kootenay ,  district for twelve years, and in  Nelson for ten years. He has been  elected mayor of Nelson three times,  once by acclamation, which is a fair  indication of his standing as a business man. His supporters claim he  will get more votes on June Oth  than both his opponents, as he has  the backing of the solid business  interests of Nelson and the labor  organizations? of the riding.  :^M^'[:i^&^  ���������V.    6'.>^��>"'  is#?  8#PSSi%'*W  __Mli_M-iW-iM  ^sa^___ik&_____i__i__t_i_  _��Mk  w__^i^kf^U^%f'-'>r'-_. _______ THE TKIBUNii. KELSON B. C MONDAY, MAY 28 1900  eu/ Dry Qoods Stor^  See our Dress Goods���the best selections in the City to choose from  Our Millinery i.s most stylish���see what we are showing.  ,.-  "Blouses in 1 Yin fc^" Pique, Gingham and Muslin���all  new, prices less  than you can buy elsewhere.  Silk Blouses���the style you cannot get but from us���they are very  stylish and new.  Parasols. Gloves, Corsets, Hosiery and Notions���all leading lines and  at prices to suit you.  Motto���'Good Goods, Cash and One Price.  Agents .Standard  Patterns.  R!\\.\7>ARI> PATTERNS  KKIT I.V STOCK.  &  Madden Block, Baker Street  e  Suits  Tl.ere is no store where good clothing can  be  bought  to  better  advantage than here  For Men, Boys, and Children  A most beautiful collection in plain' and fancy worsteds, in  neat checks, stripes, clays and serges made in single and double  breasted sack style.  A big assortment of hats, shoes, ties, shirts, underwear,  hosiery, etc.   Prices the lowest.  BROWN.    &    CO.   Hall Block, 269 Baker St.  m  mm  i.ez>.e_i._  y'c_y^>'__i^^'f=>r__^>  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  S Portland Cement  j| Fire Brick and  fh Fire Clay  Used in Kootenay.  v. We. also handle  I Steel Mining Rails,  Blacksmith's Goal, Sewer Pipe, Etc.  IS  XtiJ  m  %  ��  ��  H. J. EVANS & OO.  NELSON, B. C.  M  ���CZ.&'&'CZ'tZl'C-l-C?  '&  ���<==�����  ���&-&  3 ��� _____?'* ^_p ��� fZ-3 ��� j5?  Young  ivicin 9 * ��  ->��**  #.  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  m  m  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 1670.  M  Derby�� (flowing ends) Regular price 65c,  Saturday    "   40c.  Lombards -  Kerehiefs ~ ���  Knots   -   ���   -  Neck Searfs  Bows    -'-   -  m  B  m  m  m  Regular price 40c,  Saturday    "   30c.  Regular price 35c,  Saturday    u   25c.  Regular price 50c,  Saturday    "   35c.  Regular price 50c,  Saturday    "   45c.  Regular price 30c,  Saturday    "   20c.  m  Special prices Ladies Neckwear. Stock Collars, with  flowing ends, regular price 75c and 85c, Saturday price 45c. Regular 35c, 40c and 50c Collars  at 30c on Saturday.  We  have  just  Childrens'  a nice assortment  Underwear.  of  ��ft�� fCrttrune*  The Miner on Sunday published  a letter signed "Alfred Parr, delegate."   The letter does not make  clear what kind of a "delegate" Mr.  Parr was.    Upon his  own showing,  Mr. Parr attended the convention  purposely without credentials.    He  was therefore not a delegate to the  convention.    When  he  arrived at  the convention here the business of  the   convention   had   been   transacted.     The convention,  however,  was over-courteous  to Mr. Parr, in  that it was suggested to reopen the  business, if he desired to speak as a  delegate.    This offer  Mr. Parr declined; aud after he was given an  opportunity  of voicing his recent  conversion to Martinism  the convention adjourned.   The wisdom of  the convention in allowing Mr. Parr  to take part in the discussion without credentials may be questioned;  but there   may   have   been   some  I reason for it.   It may have been  ' that the  delegates present desired  to learn something more of the potent influence  which worked   the  rapid conversion of Mr. Parr to the  cause of Martinism;  and the connection  which exists  between the  Ymir   Martinism and   the   Nelson  anti-Martinism,   as    expressed   by  candidate   Hall, but in this they  were disappointed.  Fob an entire week the editor of  the   Nelson   Miner endeavored  to  convince   his   readers  that' candidate Houston was discredited with  the labor organizations of the city.  As  this  was a matter upon which  none but the members of such organizations     could     speak     with  authority, no attention was paid to  it.   On Friday evening, however, a  convention of the different trades  aud labor organizations of the city  was held, for the purpose of discussing the political situation, and taking   such action as they thought  best in  the interests of organized  labor.   None were supposed to have  access to tho convention1 save duly  accredited delegates from the different unions,  and the only  report  givenof the convention's proceeding^ was that published by the secretary, which appeared in Saturday's   issue  of  The Tjrimjne.   It  was,   in   brief, that   the   several  unions,   through   tlieir    delegates,  unanimously endorsed the candidature of John Houston.   This was as  complete an answer to the Miner's  former   statements   as    could    be  wished.   The Trijhjnb is content  to take the secretary's report as  furnished, and credit the members  of the different unions taking part  in the convention with sincerity.  Since the verdict was against the  Miner's candidate", however, it has  pleased the editor of the Miner to  charge the several unions aiid theii.  delegates with duplicity'���with endorsing candidate Houston for the  purpose of deceiving him.���This, no  doubt,  is the estimate which  the  editor   of   the  Miner places upon  members- of   labor    organizations.  Tiik Tiuhunk differs from ifc, but it  is an insult which the members of  the   organizations  can   effectually  resent themselves on the ninth day  of June.  _���&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&*_;-&       __i__i-_*_s_-.-,_--^-_i_-^-_*-^^.^.^.^.^.^.  Xli  xft  Xit  Xii  Xit  36   Baker  Street  Xii  \it  Hi  Xit  Xit  Xit  Xli  \1/  Xit  Xii  Annual Spring Sale House Furnishings, Carpets, Oilcloths,  Linoleums, Window Shades, Lace Curtains, Portieres, Poles  xli  Xli  Xli  xli  xli  Xli  Now is the time for Spring House  We will offer special reduction in tli  Cleaning and replenishing new  is department for the next ten  for old.  days.  Tapestry Carpet from     .    .    50c up  Brussels Carpet from    . ,..   $1.20 up  Axminster Carpet from0 .     $1.25 up  English Wilton from    .    .  $1.50 up  Ingrain Carpet from   .              50c up  Floor Oilcloth from    .  Window Shades from    .  Curtain Poles from  Lace:Curtains from  Art Rugs and Squares at  .    25c up  40c up  .    40c up  ���  75c up  all prices  All Carpets sewed and hid free of charge  FRED IRVINE & GO.  Xli  Hi  Xli  xit  iii  Xit  xit  xli  xit  Xli  xii  dollars, with whicli he carried on a  campaign of- daily slander against  the members of the miners'unions.  It is significant that candidate  Fletcher has declared that   he is  opposed to the repeal of the penalty clause of the eight-hour law,  whilst every elector who signed his  nomination paper is known to favor  the   repeal   of   the    law,   penalty  clause and all. , The repeal of the  law would be a signal for a renewal  of the fight between the mine managers and   the   mine woikers.    If  the law is allowed to stand, peace  and prosperity will surely follow.  The men who are supporting John  Houston kno\fr his position on the  eight-hour law, and they know that  when he takes" a stand on a question  that it is a' fight to a finish;  they know thaVfae, of all the candidates, will fight for Kootemay's supremacy, commercially and politically���and nine out of ten of the  people resident   in  Kootenay   are  unwilling   to   be kept  in   leading  strings by Coast business and political   interests. John   Houston  stands   for    Kooteriay's    interests  first.  Palace IVjeat IVJarl^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  PKitsoNAUTUis 111 newspapers are  distasteful to most people, but  there are sonic who can be reached  in no other way. The editor of fche  Nelson  .Miner is one of these.    Iri  >  Sunday's   issue   of the   Miner lie  makes  the statement  that a year  ago John Houston offered to put  himself and his newspaper at the  service of fche mine owners, declaring that the demands of the miners  were beyond all reason.    This statement has been .made before by the  editor of the Miner.    Ifc was then  branded as a lie, and fche maker of  it as a liar.    With those who know  John Houston the slanders of the  editor of the Miner will recoil upon  their publisher.   They know thafc,  during   the long  conilict  between  the working miners and the mine-  owners, John Houston never wavered in his support of the mine  workers, while the editor of the  Miner," who now professes such regard for tiie members of the min-  . ers' union was afc the time in re-  | ceipfc of a monthly subsidy of fifty  The editor of the Nelson Miner  is evidently not very well posted  on the political situation in the Slocan. He has been stating confidently that Keen was a sure win-  nei in that riding, yet his own correspondent in Kaslo, who is upon  the ground, wires the Miner fchafc  " the indications poinfc to a_pretty  " hard fight between Green and  " Keen, with odds slightly in favor  " of the former, who has served one  " term, and who is popular among  " fche working classes, who have fche  " chief say when ifc comes to voting."  Pishing Season of 1900  We are selling tiie 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.i  A feature will bo made of the poultry and  pamo trade. They will always be on hand during their season.  J. L. PORTER, Prop.  . 169 Josephino St., between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone 159.  .A.-   JB3STSTJE-A..P-  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, crxj,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.   Strictly flrst-clasa  work.  Estimates furnished;   Residence Mill Street,   VDf QAXT    R   (\  Opposite School House   ElKtUOVn, *>��� V.  W. Starmer Srrjith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Office Ward Street Opposite Opera Honse  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Roses, Fancy Evergreens  Magnolas, Bulbs, new crop t e&tcd seeds, for spring  planting. Largest and most complete stock in  Western Canada. Call and make 3 our selections  or send for catalogue. Address at the nunsery  grounds and greenhouse..  M. J. HENRY,  ariflfi Westminster Road. Vancouver, B. C.  St JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  ,     NELSON. B. C. -  A boarding and day school conducted by the'  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in ono of  the best residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all partjs of the city.  "' The course of study-includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English education:   Business   course���bookkeeping,   stenog  raphy and typewriting.  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc  Science course���mMsic,  drawing, etc   Plain arc  and needlework, etc.  For terms aud particulars apply to the Sister  Superior,  u  B"l.  D, ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHfNG  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by s  flrss-oidflg whoolwrigfrt.  Special attention given to all kinds of repair-  log and cr.stoin work from outside pointa,  Shop:   Hall St.. between Baker and Vernon  E~PTWhalley, d.P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  fieison Saw &  Planing IVlills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceilings Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Ced^r Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  (Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner Hall aqd Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Hkad Office at  NELSON, B. O.  NELSON  Ao ki.  , A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets,  P. O. Box S51. TELEPHONE NO. VS  NOTICE.  All quarry tr.cn are lioieby notified that the following scale of wages has been adopted by the  l.aboion' 1'iotectKe Union, Xo. 8121, A. V. of L.  Hand drillers, S3.&"> for 8 horns.  (jnarry laborei s SS.00 for <) hours.  JOHN MULLEN, President.  P. C. SirACKLETO.V, Sccietaiy.  This scale of wiiges l>af> been agreed to by the  following: Willi.im Kliocklotoii. .1. B. McUhio,  W. JL Webb, K. ('aniicli, Joseph BiiriiH, T. A.  Htevcii'ion, W. Martin, K. PaSmfliiist, John Kllis,  C'hiirlos Hailyvr, Tom Wilson, John Oiighton, ,9.  ��dIuiKl&C'o.  Gfllco with C. XV. 'West & Co., cornor Hull and  linker dtreetH.  City office of the JSToJson SodawaUsr Factory.  Corporation of the City sf fieison  COURT   Ol1   BBVISION,  Notice is hereby given that the Court of Revision of the City of Nelson, for tho purpose of  hearing all compln'nts against tho assessment  for the year 1!)00 will be hold in tho city hall. Nelson, on Monday, June dth. 1000. at 10 o clock a.m.  W. t, WASSON,  * . . Acting Cleri;.  Nehon, May 1st, 1300 ,  >  Nelson  lee Company  WHOLESALE AND BETAIL DEALERS IN  General agents for Mirror Lake Ice Company.  Ice delivered in any part of tho city, OlHce at  Qrand Central Hotel, Vernon and Ward streets  Phone 148.   P. O. box 138.  Notice Sh hereby given, Shut ftftor one znoi.th X  will make application to tho Chief Commissioner  of Land.s and Woden -to put chase one hundred  and sixty acres of land ut tho 3)Kti'iet of West  i��cot,3nay, in the Province of BritUh Columbia,  situated on the west side of Kootonay lako, on  Boulder croek, abou t two miles soui h of Balfour:  Commencing atlnitial Post marked "John Burk.  N; 10. Cornor," thence west sixty-four chains,  thence south twenty-live chains, thenco east  Aixly-four chains, thence north twenty-five chains  to the Initial Post.  JOHN BURK.  Dated at Nelson this 7th day of April, 1900.  Markets afc   Nelson,   Rosslaud,   TraD,   Kaslo, Ymir,   Sandon,   Silverton, New   Denver, ReTOktoke,_Fergu3on,_Grand J?prks, Greenwood._Cascade_City, Midway, and Vancouver.  ________^_^______^^^^ Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY !N SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson E#   &   TRAVES,   Manager  -  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Kootenay Steam Laundry  PROPRIETORS  The only steam laundry In Nelson employing union labor  COAL!     COAL!  GHEAT HJSDUCTIOSr  Hard Coal  Anthracite  S9.65J!  Crow's Nest     tfje _R  Coal                 ��O.IO  DELIVERED  TELEPHONE  33  G. W.  West �� Oo.  s  CLEANING  AND  REPAIRING  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE UP  ' OLD CLOTHES MADE GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clarke Hotel. MERCHANT TAILOB 1  a isussnees  Of Fred J. Squire, riierchant  tailor, Nelson, I - intend- to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronagfe of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade, I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at v$25  per suit. AH other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FI? ED J. SftUIRE, Manager.  n  1  1* THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. 0, MONDAY; MAY 28, 1900  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  REST     6,000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Viee-President  K. S. Clouston Genoral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  Branches in London (England) New York,  CMicago, and all the principal cities iu Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cablo  Timisfcis.  (J rant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CUKRKNT RATE OK INTKKEST PAID.  EIOH FIND  OF NATIVE COPPER.  Ferguson Eagle.  Possibly one of bhe ...richest ami  most important discoveries ever  made in this camp Avas staked on  Sunday last by 1'. and A. Ferguson.  The location is a little over a mile  back of Ferguson on Goat creek,  practically in town. It has been  walked over for years and thought  by trespassers to be only float from  some unknown but oft sought for  place tip the hill. Only the other  day Gordon McLennan and John  AlcTaggarb were up and put a shot  into the stuff, but. failed to find a  lead, and of course did no staking.  Not so Avith the Ferguson brothers.  They were out for a Sunday stroll  and just fell onto it, secured samples containing 30 per cent .of pure  natiA'o copper and drove their  stakes. When the news of the find  became known late Sunday evening  there Avas a Avhirl of excitement.  At 3 o'clock on Monday morning,  perhaps before, the town of Fergu-  kiii in most part, Avere away'to the  scene of native copper, Avhich is  just now a better find than a gold  mine.  Boundary Mining Items.  The neAV machinery at the B. C.  is set up and has been running  several times for testing purposes.  The Winnipeg mine has been  pumped out and development Avork  hiis again commenced.  Work- on the Dominion Copper  company's properties Avill be resumed in a few weeks.  The   Athelstanonline is  Avell.    Trial     shipments  'made   to   the  Trail   and  smelters.  -���"Work has commenced  Great Hopes in Deadwood camp.  I-1. II. Oliver has charge of the  property.  Tiie railway spur has been completed to the Golden Crown ore  bins,-and shipments will be made  immediately to bhe Trail smelter.  What Gall Does.  . Hrann made the following remarks Avhich, of course, are not applicable in Canada's Japland during the present campaign:   "Gall is  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson Oity, N. W. T.  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD   OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,391,863  $1,554,710  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspccter.  what spoils so many good ditchers  and delvers to make peanut politicians. It is Avhat puts many men  in the pulpit Avho could serve their  Savior much better planting the  niild-eyed potato or harvesting the  useful hop pole. It is Avhat causes  so many youn g ladies to rush into  literature instead of the laundry���  to become poets of passion instead  of authors of pie. It is what makes  man aspire to political office to air  his assininity, Avhen he should be  fiddling on a stick of cordwood with  an able-bodied buck9aAV."  Paris Exposition Sports.  Pauls, May 25��� The French  authorities controlling the athletic  events to be held in connection Avith  the exposition, have announced  that" as a concession to America's  desire to eliminate Sunday games,  the sports, Avhich Avere scheduled to  begin on Sunday, July 15th, Avill  commence on Saturday, July 14th,  the great French national holiday,  and Avill be continued on thefollow-  ing Tuesday and Thursday. The finals in which Americans are entered  Avill be put ahead, and the games  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boeeh Block.  NELSON.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  will conclude on Saturday if possible. Also at the request of Mr. A.  G. Spalding, the director of athlete  ics for the United States, an amateur race of 25 miles has been added to the program.   It will occur  SLOCAN RIDING  To the Kicctors of the Slocan Riding :  Gkntmjmkn���With tho dissolution of the legislative assembly, tho duty again devolves upon  the electors of the Slocan riding to choose a mem  her to represent them in the provincial legislature.  It is my intention to become a candidate at the  forthcoming election and with full confidence in  tho result I again respectfully solicit the suffrages of the electors of (ho riding.  While I may point with pardonable satisfaction  to the manner in which I have conserved the interests of the riding and sought to meet local requirements so far as practicab'c, I have earnestly  endeavored to forward legislation in the interests  of tho whole province, and such as would tend  toward its material development.  Constant in attendance at the sessions of the  legislature, I have been watchful that no vote of  occur July 19, and a prize of 1000  francs will be given, of Avhich 250  francs will go to the second man.  The latter sum will be the first  prize for the standing broad and  high jumps which have also been  added for the benefit of Mr. Spalding.  NELSON   RIDING  looking  avlII   be  0 ranby  on   the  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  Rents Collected on Commission.  mine should bo wanting for any measure benc-  - ��� ���    > my constituents, or the pr  nor have I been neglectful of the inter-  :en instrumental in placing cnoir  nonpst the principles to be advo-  t political party. It is well per-  ild briefly state some of the prin-  S2rtd cash for lot on Carbonate street.  S270O will buy 1 lots and residence Hume addition  SIOOU (easy terms) will buy llhc corner on Baker  street, good hotel site.  ��1000 (easy terms) will buy fine cornor on Vernon  street, good hotel site.  51200 (easy terms) will buy lot on Baker street  near Kherbrook house.  SISO (half cash) will buy 3 lots in Bogustown.  82ii0 to .$2ii) apiece for choice lots on Carbonato  street.  ?2."> per month will tent 8 roomed house, immediate possession.l  S8.W, part cash, will buy house ami lot on Hobsou  street near Stanley street.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  licial to my constituents, or the province as a  whole; nor have I been negl  ests of tho wage earner, but have, in some degree at least, been instrumental in placing thoir  fair demands anion       '        -    ��� -  cated bj a great  haps that 1 should briefly state some of the prin  ciples which I havc advocated and shall continue  .to advocate until they aro incorporated in provincial legislation.  (1) lam in favor of an equitable redistribution  of tho seats in tho legislative assembly, based  generally upon population, but with due regard  to the interests and circumstances of outlying  and sparsley settled districts.  (2) Ishalladvocatc the government, ownership  of railways and othor public franchises so far as  may bu practicable, and a general enactment  by wliich companies desiring to construct railways may be incorporated without special legislation, and that railways bonuscd by the province may bo under government control as to  their rates and subject to purchase at government option.  (3) I shall do all in my power to assist and support the advancement and development of tne  mining interests of the provinco, upon which its  prosperity 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 expenditure upon  trunk roads and trails in the various districts of  tho province, believing that upon such expenditure tho development of the vast resourcos of  the country materially depends.  ((i) I shall advocate, and if elected assist in,  the enactment of laws for tho piopor adjustment  of disputes between labor and capital, by a well  digested and equitably arranged syotom of compulsory nrhitiation.  (7) I believe that Asiatic and other cheap  labor is detrimental to the best interests of British Columbia. I shall therefore advocate its restriction so far as it may be intra vires of provincial legislation, and shall assist in bringing such  pressure to bear upon the federal government as  may induce that government to assist in the  work, and will most emphatically insist that no  such class of labor shall ho employed upon any  public works undertaken by the piovince or upon  such works .is are subsidized' by, or in any way  subject to tho control of the government.  (8) I believe that the educational system of the  province may bo materially improved and shall  give my heartiest assistaiKC in bringing it to the  highest state of efficiency by the establishment of  normal schools and other instrumentalities that  may tend to the accomplishment of that object.  (!)) I shall alao advocate and assist in tho development of the agricultural resources of the  province.  (10) I believe that the moneys of the piovince  should be expended upon some broad and general  system w Inch would ensure the greatest amount  of benefit from such expenditure. In this riding  I have endeavored to inaugurate such a system  by having tho work upon roads and trails placed  under a responsible head, so that the appropriation, necessarily, inadequate under existing circumstances, might bo beneficially and ccononii  Sally oxpended. Yours respectfully,  R. F. GREEN.  Kaslo. B. C, May 10th, 1900.  To the Electors ov the Nelson Riding :  Gentlemen���As the unanimous choice of a duly  constituted convention of the supporters of tho  Provincial Party in tho Xelson riding, I am before you as a candidate for roproscntat ive of tho  Nelson riding in the noxr. provincial legislature.  In this connection I desire to solicit your votes  and influence in my behalf. Believing that  every man aspiring for mcmbeiship should place  himself on record on the main issues I take this  opportunity of stating that I am iu favor of legislation upon the following lines:  1. Representation in tho legislative assembly  should bo based on population, with such modifications in will give sparsely settled districts proportionately larger representation than cities and  thickly settled farming districts.  2. All legislation should be genoral, and not  special. A beginning has been made iu this  direction by the enactment of laws under which  cities can be incorporated, companies formed,  and water records obtained. These should be  added to by the passage of a general railway in  corporation act, and one giving municipalities  the same powers to acquire water records as are  now accorded-private corporations.  3. Public lands should be kept for actual settlement, and land subsidies should not bo granted  to aid the building of railways that when built'  arc owned by corporations.  ; 4. Government ownership of railways is no  more a theory than municipal ownership of  public utilities. Both have been tried and found  to work for the public good when capably and  honestly managed ; but in making a commencement in government ownership of lailw.iys in  this province, a section should be selected in  whicli the government would havc a free hand,  and not in sections where .competition would be  met.  5. Prevention of the landing in this province  of Chinese and Japanese laborers, and the discouragement of the employment of those already  here by every fair means possible.  (j. Positive, not negative, laws should only be  passed. If the principle of a law is good, the  law should bo effective. The eight hout day tor  men working underground iu metalliferous mines  is now generally accepted as legislation in the  right direction. I would oppose any legislation  that would repeal the penalty Clause, ui- in an)  other way impair tho effectiveness of the law as  it now stands.  7. To give immediate effect, by legislation, to  a resolution similar to that known as the Muloch  resolution,, recently passed by the Dominion  House of Commons, which provides for the payment of fair wages on public works or works  aided by government subsidies. All contractors  doing work for cither the Dfoviiice or for municipalities should be required to pay labor the rate  of wages ruling in the municipality or ncighboi-  hood m which the work is to be done, the number of hours to constitute a.day on all such woik  to bo fixed by statute.  8. Courts havo been established in which individuals and corporations arc compelled to  settle disputes, however trivial, disputes that  seldom have any bearing on the general prosperity of the community in which the disputants reside; and courts should be established for the  compulsory settlement of- disputes between the  representatives of capital and labor, disputes  that too often are far reaching in their damaging  effects on the general prosperity of whole communities and districts.  0. Mining for the precious metals is the one industry which is benefiting, directly or indirectly,  every community in the piovince, and legislation  affecting the industry, in the way of taxation,  should be based on the treatment and manufacture within the provinoo'of the product; of the  mines, rather than on the output of the mines as  at present. ,  10. The establishment of n buieau, with headquarters in British Columbia a'i<l not in Gie.it  Britain, to sj-stcniafically advertise all the  natural scsources and iconic attiactions of the  province.  11. OrganizedJmuai"ipahtics bhould be given  the control ot their public schools, leaving to the  province the care of public* schools in nnoigan-  ized districts and the maintenance of normal and  technical schools.  12. Ti link roads and tiaJIs should be built and  maintained at public expense, and the cost of  roads and trails to isolated mines and communities should bo borne m piut by the province.  13. General hospitals should bo under government contiol, and the government should help  maintain physicians in bpaisely settled sections  of the province.  H. The government in power should make  oflici.ilannouncement, fora reasonable tunc before the legislative assembly meets, of all pio-  Eoscd legislation. AVeie this done theie would  e fewer hastilj passed laws, laws which are too  often against the public intciest.  All ot which is lespectfully submitted for jour  consideration. '  JOHN HOUSTON  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IK WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WK WILL MAKK IT FOR YOU  CALL AND GJET PRICES.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  . PLANS  MEALS  25  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO |1  :'.:'-.'."��� .--a.'?- 'I:-     :.'���'.������'-.:>>���- ���'''���������:-<_��^l_' "���^���'; '--���-'���- ���������.���"��-'������ .:���<#.: ���" ������   -y ���>���:���- :������..-:.��� ���:_���?���-:��*< :.,���������-w.-.s :.-> .-  -.:���������:;-.���    ���-.:.-��� .-��k,v ,-,,-.- .;-..-.-v. .-.-�� ..-.-.���-...,.    .............    ..,...,  ....  slock, is lob large and must be  regular prices.    This means some  Out-  i?enI off  musl be reduced.  Astonishing Bargains in Dress Goods. <  (11-inch Homespun, all the new- I  est mixtures, correct colors i  for Tailor-Made Suits.  Reg- 1  ular $1..10; during this .sale    '     |  per yaid          90e I  52-inch  Perl��   Fisiish   Covert j  Cloth,   guaranteed  nofc   to i  spot or shrink. Regular price i  $1; per yard......:  7.>e  .">l-incli Plaid   Homespun,   31- ,  yds. iu each; Regular,'$3.25;  your-choice, each   .* $3.00  *��� 7  25 Dress Patterns,- black and \  colors, fi yds. in each. Regular, $6 and $7, now all one  price, per pattern    -i.:>0  ] 50 yds. Fancy Colored Drc&s  Goods. Regular, 40c per yd.;  special to clear, 0 yds. for..    1,00  reduced,  lines at  Everything will be sold at a  cost,, others below cost.-   We  price ranging  expect to lose  from io per cent  some money but  to 73 per  our stock  Silks at Slaughter Prices.  130 yds. Fancy Wash Silks,  suitable for summer blouses  or drosses. Regular, (50c;  sale price, per yard .......  12 Blouse Lengths of i yds. in  each, the latest colors and  " stripes. Regular price, 75e;  to clear, per yard   350 yds. Taffetta Blouse Silks;  colors, sky, white, uavy, cardinal, turquoise, mauve,  pink, cream and several  others.   Regular, $1 per yd,;  . sacrifice price, per yd......  35c  57Ac  (SOe  at Very Close  Xadies' Print Wrappers  Prices.  See what we are selling at.,.  Parasols; our regular $1.50 for  $1.50  90c  A Thundering Backet in Ladies' Tailor  Madea.  12 Black Lustre Skirts, Linen;  ette Lined, Velveteen Binding. Regular value, $8.50;  sacrifice price    1.75'  15 Black Mattillisse Skirts, Per-  ealinq Lined, with Velveteen  Binding.   Worth $5; to clear   2.75  1 Dozen White Pique Skirts,  Regular $1.50: sale price....    00c  ' . Ladies" Tailor-Mades-Contiraued  0 All Wool Serge Skirts; colors, -  black and navy with Soutache     Braid     Trimming.  Regular $10; very  special,  each   $12.50 Tailor Made Suits for..  10.50 Tailor Made Suits for.. 10.00  35.00 Tailor Made Suits for.. 25.00  6.00  P*  A Chance in Small Wares.  3 Dozen Fast Black Cotton  Hose. Regular, 15c; special  at   10 Dozen White Hemstitched  Handkerchiefs. Regular,  JOe; sale price, 6 for   25 Pair Black and Colored  Josephine Kid Gloves. Regular, $1.50; while they last..  3 Dozen Corsets, No. 800.  Worth 75c; our special for.  o Dozen Thompson's Glove Fitting Corsets.   Regular $2.50;  now   Regular $3; now   Shirt Waists, Silk and Cotton  2 Dozen Print Shirt Waists in  .stripe patterns, Regular,  50c; to go afc ��   5 Dozen Fancy Percale Waists,  the 75c quality, for , .  \\Dozen Summer Silk Shirt  Waists. Regular; $5.30; a  snap at   1 Dozen Tucked Black Taffetta  Silk Waists.    Regular  bargain at   ><; a  i.iC  50c  2.50  1.85  JOe  25c  i.)C  ine  1.25  1.50  Mens' Furnishings Must Go.  5 Dozen Linen Collars,   1 ply.  Worth 25c each; sale price,  2 for     25c  3 Dozen Colored Print Shirts.  Regular 75c; sale price, each    50c  Four-in-hand and Knot Ties.  Regular 50c; while they last   25c  25 per cent off all Underwear.  5 Dozen Cotton Sox to clear,  per pair       5c  Neglige Shirt?, Top Shirts, Sweaters  to go at very low prices.  Bargains in Lace Curtains.      Bargains in Flannelettes.  Bargains in Towellings.  Bargains in Table Linen.     Bargains in Table Napkins  Bargains in Sheetings.  S  Nelson,  J. A. Sayward  HALT. AND LAKE STRKET8, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  Successors to  A. DEWAR&C0.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  C. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock ot Urst-class dry material on  hand, also a full lino of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned ���work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yards Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone, 91  John Rae, Agent  MOYIE    LOTS  FOR   SALE.  Lot  Lot  Lot  Lot  9  9  W  7  Block .  Block 5  Block 6  Block 7  Cash Offer  Fop  All Four  W.  ADDRESS,  F. Teetzel,  Nelson,  J. M. LUDWIC  jUiimifacturerti ot nnd  dealers in Hitnios.s, Pack  .md Stock Saddles. Apara-  joes. Collars, Bridles and  Whips  Nelson Harness Shop  H.iil Street, Nelbon.  Notice of Application for a  Certiil-   cate-of-Improvenlents.   Hroki:\ Him, Mivi:kai. Ci aim, sni .whin' thi:  ,Ai.v'hWouiii   Minim;   Division    ok   U usr  ' KOOII..V1V   DlflHICI,   ASLt   MH'AILII   AHOI'l'  Two mij.i s sot I iiivi:sr oi-   AisMVOitni, ai>-  joiMM; 'iih:.Akkansas, I'MiniiAMi Union  ^llN'lKtM. ('I AIMS  Take notice that 1.1{. K, Young, 4actinK as  a^ontfoi K. .1. Itobcrli, fiuo minor's ceitilluUc  spcei.il Xo. tel, nnd Anna C, Bnckloj. free  iiiniei^b ucrtillcaH* No. II. ll'.l't'l free m!>>cr'j9 cer-  Liili-ftio No. ii. 1,'i.Ufi, intend, M\ty days from (lie  <!nto hereof, ioif|>ply lo llie iiiiniiiK rccoiiler for  u ccrtilicutc of lriipiow'inentx. Cor llie pm pose o  (jbUmiiiK ,i i roun Kraut of the above claiii).  Ami further liikenoliuu Hint netloii. under see  tion .'<(, must be commenced hefoi e llie issuance  of slit h eeitilliyi'e of iinpiovi'iiiciilfl.  Dulul lliisiltlula) of Avril. A. I)., IS��lO.  It. K. YOL'NO, J'X.S.  LAND   NOTICE.  N'ollcc Nheii'hy Ki vent hat aflar one month I  will make application to thu Chief Commissioner  of iJindstind Woiknto pnicb.ihe forty acies of  land iu the district, of Wist ICootiuiay in the  province of HriUsh Columbia, situated on the  cast side of Kooicn.iy Ijikc, between l.ockhart  and I ..if i,nice eieeks as fulitnv.: Coiiiiiteiicinj;  at a ro>.t on the bench marked "Initial Post John  IkiuII.iw'h X. W". Corner," thence hoitthurly aloiiff  flic lake -1) chains, thence easterly Uu chmns,  tlienee lioitherly 20 (h.ms, thence ��cstcily 2U  chains to the place of boKimiinj;  ' III  IOIIX LAIDLAW.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 3rd day of April,  1900.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. C.  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee,  Offer fronh roosted coifco of boat quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Mocha, por pound. %  SO  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, 4 pounds .,  1 00  Santos Blend, S pounds ,  1 00  Our Special Blond, 6 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Koast, S pounds  1 00  A trial order solicited. Salesroom'_ doors east  of OddfeliowR bloek. Wost Baker street.  EY TO  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. L. LKNNOX, Solieitor. Nelson B. C  NOTICE OF  MEETING.  The Nelson plum born, sun and steam Utters'  anion mcclfi every second and fourth Friday al  Uio Mitiur.i'Union hall at, 8 p.m.    .  ��� 11. WKKlii., Secretary pro torn.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Largo comfortable bedrooms and  flret-olass  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Njrs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OV THE ROTAL HOTEI,, CALGARY  DID   YOU   SEE  Cupran's New  FRESH  lOc  Schooners  COOL  TRY   ONE;   OH,   MY!  The only Good   Beer in Nelson  CLUB HOTEL  Njadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained  under one management since' 1890,  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar is always stocked by the best dom a-  tlo and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   ebie, b. c.  First-class in  Hquoiv and cigars  and resident guests  every respect.  Choicest) wines,  -   JEvery comfort for transient  - HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL., Proprietor.  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  Three dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  One lot   on   Stanley  street,  opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  One seven-roomed house and one three-room  house for rent. >-  See ANNABLE  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for the money in the market  for all purposes.  TKRM3 cash     W. P. TrKitjrKy, General Agent  Telephone 147.    Offloa with C. D, J. Christie,  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAV BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Oigar Mfg. Go.  ,     NKISON, BRITISH COLUMBIA  R. REISTERER & CO'  ' VRKVfS.m AND BOXTLSIUI OS*  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade  Brewery sX Unison  Nelson   Wine  Co.  CH0I6E WINES km Lt@U0RS  SjwciiU attention given to family trado  TelunhoitotB ?MUK   k  Bukor stieet, rnflRR   n.  Nelson, B. C. manager  Portland, Oregon, Postofltce SSos 464  Holders of Hull Mines, Limited,  'itoek, either preferred or common,  will please communicate Tvifcli me,  as 1 am instructed to buy up same  iu any quantities. Wire me at my  expense, (). M. Rosendale, J*. O,  box 1(51, Portland, Oregon.  Flowers arjd  Plarjts  Palnm fK feet high. .OT ro*ot, pot grower jti  20 variolic-. A thoico collection of hou*e and  bedding plants. Thousands to i^lect from. i'<ut  (lowers and desitc"'-. Inspection invited. The  Nelson (Jroen House, Front Htroet, two blocku  eaht ol wharf. I). JMcOREATH.  Orders hy mail promptly lilted.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B. C.  CENTS  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  and Cedar streets, Xelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in ferated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone GO.  ASSAYERS"   SUPPLIES.,  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephino streets. Nelson, wholesalo dealers In assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.-Corner Bakor and Hall streets. Nelson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Kootenay Belle" brands of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS. .  TT J. EVANS & CO.-Baker stroet. Nelson,  ���*-*������ wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, Are brick and Are clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTKVAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY���Wholcsilodeal-  crs in telephones, annunciators, belts, batlcricrf,  llxLuros, etc., Houston block, Nelson,  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN-KER MILLING COMPANY _  ���Cereals, Flour, Gr.iin, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Point?.  Grain elewUoisat all pi incipal points on Calgary-  Edmonton It. It. Mills at Victoria, New VV cjt;  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  street. Nelson (George F. Motion's old  stand). Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 20.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meaU.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Ball sticets, wholesale grocera and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackiuaws and miners' sundries.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street,  Nelbon,   wholesalo  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  son, wholesale grocers.  R. STEWART & CO.-Warohouses on C. P.  ���   R.  track, foot of Stanley street.  Nelson,  wholesale  dealers In provisions, produce, and  fruits.   Cold storage.   Agents Armour & Co.'a  bacon, hams, lard and othor products.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson,'  ���   wholesale   dealers   in   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Bakerand Josephine'  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson, wholesale dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.  VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY  LIMITED���Baker street. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in hardware and mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths' supplies. Agnuts Ontario  Works.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER,  BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  -*���   and Josephine streets,  Nelson,  wholesale '  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods.   Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  "PAINTS"AND   OILS.  NELSON HARDWARE COMPANY-Baker  Street���Wholesale dealers in paints, oils,  and   brashes of all kinds.    Largest stuck inr  Kootenay.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE~     ~  HAMILTON   POWDER  COMPANY-Baker  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite, _,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powdera,  wholesale dealers in cap- and fuse, and eltctric'  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED-Corner Front and Hall streets.  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesalo dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order.  TENTS   AND "AWNINGS!  NELBON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY���  Baker btreet, Nelson.   Mnnufactuicia of aU ,  kinds of   tonus,' awpingn,  and   canvas  goods.  P. O. Box 7(i.   Thco. Maduon, proprietor,  .   WINES AND~CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA   WINE   COMPANY,    LIMI-  TED-Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in wines (case and bulk}  and domestic and imported cigars.  ______  flHARLES PAKKTCR-Mliilng and milling en-  *-'   gineer.   West Baker htroet. Nelson,  -FSATE^AL^iociiTIESr "^  NELSON LODGE. NO. 53, A. F. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday tn each mouth.  Sojourning brethren invited.  ���j  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meet* In I. O. 0. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootonay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, visiting Knights  cordially Invitm to attend, R. O. Joy. K. of K,  $c8.   Leonard Scott, C. C.  NELSON L. O. L.. No. HW2, mcoU !n"l. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay (streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Viw'ting  brethorn cordially invited. It. Kobiiison, W, M.  XV, Crawford, Rocoidii'g docri'tAr}.  NELSON JKUIK, Numbor 22, Fraternal Order  of Eagtox, moots every second and fourth  Wednesday ine&ch mouth in Frutonufy HalL  Vinftlng brethren welcome W. Gosiiel), Presl  doati.   Charles Prober, Secretary.  ~ ~TRADES"UNIONS! "-~~  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. W. XV. V. of  M.���Meets In inhieiV union rooms, northeast cornor Victoria and Kootenaj' sticets ctcry  Saturday evening nt R o'clock. VioiUng members wolcomo. M. It. Me\\.itt, President, Jainrs  Wilkes, Secretary.  rpRADEB AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The icgu-  ���*��� lar meetings of tho Nelhon Trades and L ibor  Council will be held in the minors' union hall,  corner of Victoiia and Kootonay M.ieeU, on the  first ami third Thursday nt each month, at  7.30 p. in. G.J. Thorpe, Pi esidcnt. J. H. Matheson, Secretary.  npHE regular mcetingbof the Carpenters' Union  ���*��� are nold on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay btrecu-. R. Itobtu-  feon, Pi evident.   JninCi Collins;, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION. -NcNon Union, No t'fi. of  the International Join noj men Baibu s Union of America, meeUs trvery lirM an.i Hind Monday of each month in Jtijiei'- Union Hall, curlier  of Victoiia and Kootcmi} stieui-. at S fli p in.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited (o  nttond. J. H. Matheson, President. XV. H. Hcl-  ville, Secretary.  IOAR MAKERS  UNION meet* Nl Tuesday  in eveiy month in the W. F. JI. hall.    Etcc  utive board meeU ev pi j Saturday.  BRICKLAYERS AND MASOVS" I MON.  The Hiicklajer^ and Masons' International  Union No. ttof NcNon meets second and fouillt  Tue-dnvsin each month nt Miners' Union halt  J, W. i'ftcher, i>ie��ident, Joseph Clark, recoiding  and rorrespoHuiiisr spcrcUirj.     LABORERS' UNION.���N'cKon Laborers' Pro-  loot ive Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L��� meets in  MinerH' Union Hall, northeast cottier of Victoria  and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at 8 p.m. sharp. Visiting members ot the American Federation cordially Invited to attend. John  Mullen, President. Percy Shuckeltosi.Secretary;' THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, MONDAY MAY  28  1900  Rubber Gloves  The  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  proper thing for spring house-  cleaning and gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. F. Teetzel & Co,  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES  **-4_\-<g':<__���<__- Sf"i_'"AZ-t_'"S_'1iZ-_Z'  Uf  \|/    "Silver Plate  k|V    thai Wears."  Xti  iti  Xii  iti  Ut  \h  Ui  \l  '^'3!''S'S'a>'M''S'S"S'9'S'^ i  ��� 0- 0-0- 0T2?S&- 0 - 0- 0- 0- 0 -!*2\  \ j -Tiniin ^y  Silverware $  xti  xti  Xlf  Hi  Xlf  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  Styles  arc constantly changing. Some deafer*  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 ia  price. Let us show you our line ol  Meriden ware. Our word for it���the  patterns are the latest, the quality the  best, and price we will make you will  be the lowest consistent .with the best  that is made in plate*  | Jacob Dover  xti  Ui  iti  Ui  iti  xti  Hi  iti  Ui  iti  iti  xti  iti  iti  iti  iti  No. 76.  The Jeweler,  xti  Ui  xti  \_        Nelson, B. C.  xti  xti  iSi  In Silverware  We beep the Meriden Britannia Company's goods. "Stiver Plate That  Wears." Nut Bowls, Tea "Ware, Bake  Dishes, etc, and  "1841 Rogers Bros." $  Knives, Forks, Spoons, etc., are guaran-    Hi  teed by both us and them to be the best  that's made in plate.  The Meriden Britannia Co., by over  fifty years of continuous manufacturing,  have made a reputation in this line none  can touch. Come in and see tome of their  late productions.  xti  xti  Ui  Ui  iti  iti  '^-S-^-^-*&-��)-^-3&-^-_-_-2*-_ tf"_T"S.','_^"_T-li''_i'l_t"S"ti''_t-^-P^:'  ���_9-0i-0-0-0-st-0-0-0-0-0-0 ���C.S.'Sf.flr.^.^.^.^^-^ �����?:�����*  Sale  Our Clearance  of Dry Goods  is sold.   Linen for skirts  Dress  Duck, regular 20c  is still on and will be continued until all  at 10, 15, and 20 cents per yard; White  goods, sale price 124c'per yard ; regular 25c goods, sale price 15c;  White Pique at 15,"20 and 2 5 cents. A Jarge range of Underskirts from $1 up.   All other dry goods sold at proportionate prices.  A. FERLAND & CO.  . ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  IT IS WELL KNOWN  That v, c arc i ho recognised leaders in cm rj ing the choicest  and lt'e^i grnilos of Tens and OofFees. Tins fact has been  thoroughly proven by the public appreciation of the same,  ���which hai caused our sales to increase in the above lines  fully saperu."it. To those who have not tiled our,le.wlcrs  Me.\ro ,iJ��ats pleased lo submit samples, after which >o-i  1 caclil} see Out} pu hat e been paj lriff the same for an article  which could not for�� moment be compared with it. Wo aio  sine to please yon, as our stock is complete and the best that  inonej cm buy. '  The Western Mercantile Company, Limited.  B.AKEU STREET, XELSON, B. C.   Just Received ...   A large consignment of the latest  styles  made.  hats, union  and custom  Clothing   for bargains  at  BAKER  STREET,  a    ���  NELSON.  THEO MADSON'S  CLOTHING   HOUSE.  BISCUITS  We have just received a fresh   consignment  of Christie's famous  Fancy Biscuits "and Cream Sodas.  Also iVJcGorrrtick & Company's Jersey Cream Sodas.  p. o. nox no.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone 10!.  I). M. Verry & Oompatij 'n Seeds,  Ficsh KkK�� Uecoivcil D.uly  John ^, Srwiryj & Oo  Opposite Postoffice  T  Oharft  s  GENERAL BROKER  4 doors west of Dominion Fxpre?3 office.  JP, O. Box 523.  Phonos: Office 147, House lo.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  FQK  KENT  Tlnoe, six and wen room, houses  FOR BALK AT A 11ADOAIS  5 room house and'-' loth  8room hoiihc, ftuuiHhcd, and 2 corner lots  Also sc oral good lots.  INSURANCE.  LOANS.  KEAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  First door west  of Bank of British  Columbia building*  A quiet wedding  took  place  on  ���Saturday in the parlors of tho H'averly hotel.  Knlton Daniel Crowe and Annie Jones, both of  Kaslo, wore married hy Kev. O. II. Sutherland,  pastor of St. Paul's Presbyterian church. Jlr.  and airs. Crowe left for Kaslo on the steamer In-  terimlional.  The  new  C.  P.  R.  tug  Procter  made her trial trip most, successfully yesterday.  About 1(1 o'clock the Procter steamed out of the  shipyard and made the (\ Tl'. lt. whaif, where  she coaled for tlio trip. Captain Griswold, of the  steamer Nelson, was in command, with Daniel  Stevens, port engineer, in cnarco of tho engine-  room. Commodore Goro and P. K. Fleming of  the steamboat stall' and J. Urewor of the  Moyie were aboard. Half an hour later the lines  were east oil'and the Proctor steamed olF with  the fleet burgee floatinsr at her prow. The trim  little crafr, ran several mles up the lake and returned after a satisfactory performance. AVhen  the Proctor is placed permanently in commission  Alfred Taylor of ihe ymir will take command.  It is currently reported that the  smelter will resume operations about June io.  The fact that a largo consignment of merchandise billed to the Hall Mines company has arrived  at the C. P. It. dopot may be signillcMit.  Joe McGirr, the O. P. R. yardman  who had hii leg broken in two places last week,  ha= hoc 'ike" t" the hospital. The fracture"  h.n e knit nn elj and he is making lapid progic-s  toward rcco\en.  The first female patient at the  genei.il hospital is now undergoing treatment in  oneof the waids in the new addition. The hospital ollici.ils anticipate that the bright, eheciful  surrounding* ancl splendid facilities afforded by  the lecentlj added wing will <itti act many ladies,  who could not be accommodated in the old buildings.  The ISTelson ball team will play at  Rossland ne\l Snndaj, and fall paiticul.us of  the trip will bo published later. A special tain  w ill probably he an anged for. Tho team had a  good in act ice j c->terdny aftei noon on I ho rcci ea-  tion ground, all the plajei-> bping present and  working haid undci the discerning eje of manager Wateuuan.  The annual church parade of  the  ���Sons of Kngland took place jcsleid.ij afternoon  to St yawoar's chuuh. The otticoisof the oider  prcse"nt weie. It. ./. Steel and Krcd Staikey,  distuctdeputies, r. Jloiloy, president; \V. M,i-  gune, vice-piesident. John H'atson, secretarj;  \V. J. Astlej, chaplain; Gcoigc Philips, marshal,  and.) Seolcj,p.ist piesident. Tho band was m  excellent form and their selections, tho "Rule  Jii it tania," und ' lied. White and Hlue" marches,  weiopaitioulailj appiopnafo and well piajed.  At the church a bncf evensong was celcbiatcd,  after w Inch Rev. H. S Akehuist dcln ered a stir-  ling and eloquent patriotic sermon.  John "\V. Petch, who was committed foi tual by niagistiatc Cioase for the theft  fiom the poison from a man named M.udonald,  has acknowledged the matter and restoicd the  stolen piopei ty. He mfoi mod chief Jai \ is where  the missing check could ho found, and the chief  dug a check lor ��.*1 ,10 out of a hollow log. Potch's  wite had the S30 which was p ut of (he contents  of Maidonald's purse, and she handed it to the  police.  Friends of William Austin Jow-  r(I, who is now in London, say that hois making a. strong application foi the position of gondii! manager of the icoig.inued Hall Mines company hoic.  Thomas C. Collins returned yesteiday fiom a visit to histoid home in AiiIimIIo,  North Carolina, licit, looking well and he.utj  and expresses luiuself as glad to be hack In \el  sen again.  The final payment on the bond  on Ihe Chapleau mines amounting to $1()���>00,  will be mi>de today to ihc \endors, Messrs, Dick  Gh ilium, Tatters.il] and Itoboitson, by J. M-'vlm-  son vviiiinms. Woik on the constiuetion of the  :i.7()0 foot tramway will be started tomoirow b>  the conti actor, Arthur Painter.  Martin O'Reilly & Co. are con-  diifrtinga monster slatipghtei sale in all department^ an annomif ontonb of winch appeal sin another column. Goods luno been jnaiked down  ten to sPitMitj-fhc percent, so genuine bargains  iirc olloiCd  Wichiu the last few days the lake  has diopped five inches fiom Hub jcaro' high  wntei maik at tho Ontario JJondn Works at  l'',\'e-mile poIi.L. llelosv the cit} the drop i<-.still  lowci.and the eu.ient at the approach to the  rapids is ssviftei than evei. Parties who row or  paddle down the liver cannot p\eicise too much  caution when the tiiJnih of belout,' Point H>  icached.  A small jubilation took- place' at  tlic'C. P.P. jaids jcsteiduy afternoon when the  afternoon fi eight pulled ui headed "by Mogul locomotive No. fiSt, winch has come to the local jaids  permunent ly iift er being banished across the ri\ or  for a uouple of moiitht. Number 581 was khown  ,i>i the "piuic of tho*aid" dm ing her fonuei so-  icuin hcie, and the bojs v\eio delighted to sec  hoi back again. She is a short ba^e .'I wheele'- and  can w hihk ,i long string of loads, up and dow n the  guide on the slip whete the other engines in-tho  3aid will itiMinably he down, liiigineer Jim  lilnkeynnd ilieman Tom Astocker will handle  thobigswitchei.  Dr. P. J. Ewing, who has medical  ehaige of the men on the liaKour extension, is a  lucky tlshctimm. Yesterday afternoon he walked  down ou the C P. II. hhp to watch a'number of  anglers and while moving irround picked up an  imp! ouiptu i ud abandoned b\ some one of the  padj. 'the doctor borrowed a piece of ment for  bait and threw in the hue. Fne mimitoi-, had  not oliiphcd bufoi c he had n (I pound char stiug-  gluig ou the honk. A '2 pound tiout was his next  haui, after which lie depilitcd Ic.mug the icnt  of the paity, Mho li.nl been taking u few odd  miuhw-IImIi, wondeiing,  J^eter Huckerly, fonnev C. I*. R.  atfeni nt Eholt, is in tho Uly, 'Iheageney ut  I'.holl has been taken o\ ci hj J. Foi rthter, Cornier.  1} croiliioi* in the Nelson ofllce.  Frank Grantham of Ymir, is the  guest of K. A. Crease.  On Saturday Harry Wright, mining secordei, took in $,"iKl forreneualb of nniipis'  lit euscs the tottil leeoiplfi foi-thcday being $1101,  ti new iceoiii. All liiineiV Iiccihcii issued duimg  the je.it jusl <losing will expite on Thursday aral  it is expeeted that tint rucoiptH fiom renewals in  thu inlciini will aveiage?l(X) per diem.  At the police court this morning  two men fi om the Ilalfoui extension will bo tried  lor lighting on Vemon s'ticel. The belligerents  wmcnol cvenlj inatthcd, one bcin^ a bantam  and the othel being >t h(:a\j weight. }u the ihlv  iiji the bantam wasrgiving his jieavy opponent a  bad licking when i lucf.lai vis ho\o In sight and  coirallcd the outfit.  Rev, Johu Robson, B. A., preached  a put not ic and political sermon at the Methodist  church witeiday morning to a kugc tongiega-  tion. 'Ihe ic\orcntl gentleman rofeiied lo tiie  Jong and happy icign of queen Victoiia and to  the tremendous stndcs made by the empire  diumg her iciffn in oloinii nt terms. He touched  on mattois political in gencial teimR, uiguighis  lieuiers notto fail to eveiciso the finnelusi*. In  theo\eiMtig Rev. .1. Coltt'i White, Af, A. of (he  Baptist chinch, spoke along Minilaj lines.  Fred Irvine k, Co. are issuing invitations on behalf of the Home Art Society of  lJucoi.iluc N'ecdlework of New York, to an ot-  hibition of silk ait needle woik %\lncli will beon  view in the IfPinc jrotel fiom May 28th to June  Mth. AhciieHof Jeoturtis bj AJis ICenlj wil) be  aiianged loj, which will be fine of charge,  St. Saviour's church was formal-  Iv dtdiealnd jestciday morning by niclidcacon  l'��ciitroath A Ui-jjo congregation assenibled ut  the church to witnobs the ceremony, which was  of a-solemn and imprcfMvo nature The church  wartlens. Fred Irvine and (Jeoi-yo Jolintilon. met  aithdcicoii J'entrcath nt the entrance to tiie  church and requested him to accept the edifice  and dedicate it. His lordship consented and the  party proceeded to the altar where tho  deeds of the church were handed over. The  special hymns and prayers for the occasion followed, after which the archdeacon delivered an  interesting sermon on an appropriate theme.  The rector. Rev. II. S. Akehurst, assisted in the  services.  About five months ago M. Andre  Ramet left France for British Columbia as a representative of a Belgian syndicate, said to have  very important copper pioperties in this province. M. Ramet had in his possession a large  sum of money. He has not been hoard of since  ho set out for the west. ' Anyone who has any information regarding this ,'gentlemiih will confer  a great favor by communicating with the French  consul at Vancouver.  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  Atthk Phair.���Hyron N. White, Minneapolis;  A. S. Kerr, Rossland; C. H. Wolf, .1. JI. Campbell, Spokane.  At tiik Hu.mk.-T. V. Walker, Ot turn wa. Iowa;  P. Watelot, Spokane; W. McDonald, Sandon; V.  Belcher, Vancouver; J. J. Thmley, Montreal; A.  H. Crichton, Rev. T. Green, T. W. Stirling, Kel-  owna; Hank Nol1, Porto Rico.  Atthk Waveki.ky.���X. AI. Stevenson,Boston,  Alass.; W. li. Wolfe, Yarmouth, N.S.; W. K.  .luniieson, AVinnipeg; C. Thomson, Spokane; li.  S. Luddy, Powder Point; W. Kdwards, city.  AT tiik Tiiemont House���M. Shiner, X. J.es-  eoinbo, ,1. McDonald and Frank Rolls. City.  Atthk QuKKN's���Ai AV.Bernodale and J. 1).  AleBride, Fort Steele; E. H. J. Mansell, Procter;  A. Shamian, Bedford, Bng ; V. M. Gillispio, Hall.  At tub Gka.x'o Centkai..���S. H. Davidson,  Cranbrook; John Smith and Aliss A llie Bond,  Moyie; R. Robitaille and G. Gabonoy, Montreal.  First Congregationalist Service.  The new Congregational church  was launched in the opera house  last night. Rev. William ��� Munroe,  who has been appointed to inaugurate the work, has arranged to hold  services in the opera house for some  months, until church premises are  erected on the Silica street lots  owned by that denomination. Last  night about 350 people gathered  and the service was of an interesting nature. The stage was neatly  arranged and the music was furnished by Herr Steiner on the 'cello  and professor Werner on the piano.  The program that followed was the  ordinary church service. Rev. Mr.  Munroe devoted his attention to indicating the policy which would be  followed by the Congregationalists  and their attitude to other denominations now established in the city.  There would be on his part no element of competition. Any approach  to the. spirit of oj>position was abhorrent to him and to those of the  Congregationalist persuasion. He  was not prepared to state that the  gospel he had to offer was in any  ESTABLISHED 1892  H0   BYERS   &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  !  Garden, Mill,  Steam  Hose.  and Suction  Crucible  Cast  Steel   Wire Rope  5-16 to 1-in. in stock.  Leather and   Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agonts���Tniax Oro Cars, Giant Powder, and Atet-  ropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KA3LO  SANDON  DR. ALEX  FORIN  Okkipk:- Housion Block.  Kelson Opera House  NIGHT  OATT "V  UINjLj jl  May 30th  THE  Florence Hyde-Jenoks  CONCERT CO.  Florence Hyde-Jencks is considered one of tho best Dramatic  Soprano singers in America. She  appeared in the Auditorium in  Spokane oiOIajTi itlFand was"]well  received. She will be assisted here  by Mr. G. Magnes Schutz, a baritone  formerly the baritone soloist with  Soufea's Band ancl Klbridgo M. Shaw  violinist, aud Mr. Albert V. White  pianoist. This will be the musical  treat of the season. Seats will be  placed on sale at the usual place on,  Monday, at 10 o'clock. Admission  ."50c; reserved seats 75c.  J. R. ANXABLE, Manager.  You arc cordially invited to  call at the new jewelry store  and examine the gfoods. No  difference whether you wish  to buy or not you are  heartily welcome to come  in and inspect the stock.  You will find some bargains.  T. H. Bpowb, Jeweler  NELSON  measure superior to the gospel of  Methodist, Baptist, Presbyterian,  Episcopalian or Roman Catholic  ���brethren, although there might be  a slight difference in presenting it.  His mission was uot to offer opposition to any denomination but to  assist by every effort in his power  in the adArancement of the cause of  Christ.      ;    Heilbron's  Recapture    Not   Believed.  New York, May 27.���I. N. Ford's  London cable to the Tribune upon  the South African war situation  says: "No particulars of the crossing of the Vaal near Parys are yet  forthcoming other than those contained in general Roberts' official  message. The reported recapture  of Heilbron by the Boers is not yet  confirmed, and there is a tendency  to doubt the accuracy of the Pretoria telegram. If, however, the  Boers really occupied the place general Roberts should not have much  difficulty in turning them out  again. Although the federal troops  have been retreating so rapidly  from their positions iu the Free  State, it is considered highly probable that they will make at least  one big effort to maintain their possession of the Rand. No news from  Natal has been received this  morning."   Pierce Fighting in Ashanti.  Agcra, May 20.���It is reported  that three European officers were  killed and captain Alpin and 100  Houssas were wounded in a recent  effort by the Lagos Houssas to  break the investing lines of the  tribesmen at Kumassi. The Ashantee loss is reported to have been  great, as the Houssas had three  Maxims engaged, although themselves greatly outnumbered. Three  hundred Ashantees tire said to have  been killed in a previous action.  The rising is still spreading.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Lost���On   Sunday���A    pair   of  ladj's glasses. Finder �����ill be suitably rewarded  by returning same to P. O. llo\ I'M, Nelson.   ,  For   sale.���Furnished   hotel   for  Sale cheap. Apply at Cabinet Cigar store, Nelson.  Wanted���A good general servant  Kill. ilrs. S. ��5. Tajlor, corner Carbonate and  Waid streets. '  Found astray���A dark bay mare,  in the vicinity of Guuifi Powder mill, brandwLX  on left hip. Ownei canlnvc tho same by proving pi opcrty and paying foi this advertisement.  For infouiiation, apply to W. C. Hatcliolor,  Granite Mine.  ��� To Let���New five room cottage.  Hot and cold water, bath ropm, and sewer con*  neetion. Five minutcM from post office. Kent  Jjij per month.   E. T. H. Simpkins, Couit Honso.  To   lent���five-roomed   furnished  hourc, with piano, on Mil! street, three houses,  west of Codar.   Apply at tho pieuiisea in the  morning.  Wanted���position   as     a     wire  splicer. Uudersiands (he care of tramways.  Able to take full cir<��of tiamwajsand men. Understands all kinds of riRgmg woik. Apply to J?\  XV. Brock, loci box28, Gem, Idaho.  -A good opportunity for "man and  w ite. Home and good paj iojr business. Capital  neecasaiy ?a00.J  Apply W. Rush, Postofllco.  Man and wife wants to manage,  i cut, or lease hotel or bom dins Iioums anywhere.  Knlly competent and reliable. Address Mrs.  Hadley, Post Ofllce.  Gardening���Employment wanted  bj itpiachcal man. Residential groundsiaidout,  etc.   Address, W, AV. Wilson, Kejson  Wanted���Position   as   steaogra-  pher mid typewriter hy lady of exporience���Ile-  tcroncc?. Wo objections to going out of city. Addi c-fe Slonogmphor, Tribune.  For Pale���Black Minorca eggs for  hatching, ��2.00 per sitting.  Ho\ W, Nelson.  Hack calls left at the Pacific  Tiaiibfor bam on Vernon street, Tclophone  call 33.  For Sale.���One-third interest in  Mineral Claim near Ymir, for ��100. money to lie  expended in development. Apply to Alex  Stewart, Turner & Bocckh block, Nelson.  For sale���the north half of block  100, Nelson,  Address P. O. Box 572 Nolson.  Spot cash paid for second-hand  goods of ��li kinds at the Nolson Bazaar, Malone  & Ti egillus blook.  Houses ^furnished with new and  wcond-hand furniture, or mixed nowond secondhand f'inuture, on the installment plan, by the  Nolson Bazaar. Malone & TroRillus block.  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  \  i ���l��:1-_:l__\'G_-'g_"_Z-'��'l_{-'Si-��,"-"-'_t-  fc>,��*'��>*'3r-��r-��?-sf-^'-'55-c-'^.^  Uf  Hi 185 Baker Street.  xti  iti  Ui  Ui  xti  Ui  Hi  KIRKPATRICK  &  WILSON.  xti  iti  iti  Ui  Ui  xti  We have removed our  for the next few months  shop, next to the Nelson  hope to see all our old customers  new ones.   Give us a call.  ���00 - 0^-0^-0^-0^-0^-'0^-0-0-0__A  Telephone 10.   iti  iti  xti  Hi  Ui  xti  Ui  iti  xti  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  xti  iti   Telephone IO  vtt.  place of business  to the old Burns  Hotel, where we   JJj  and many iti  Hi  Ui  xti  iti  Hi  Ui  iti  iti  if  185 Baker Street  ,8?<flP.'8l.".'-���!,.$5!.��?.'��-��'  mm  s$*   m  )_%  y*{Z_y*  %.;  1 x _  Some Plain Facts  About Clothing  w  ��  m  We are now showing the finest stock of Spring*  and Summer Suits in Nelson. There are several  points of merit in our Suits. They are all of the  latest cut and are lined all through with the best  linings. They are tailored better than Suits offered elsewhere at much higher prices. The fabrics  are the best in the market. We lead all others  for values in  Gents-Furnishings  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  w  We know that our values cannot be  any other house in Nelson.   We are so sure  this that we will give money back if it cannot be  proven.  m  s  *w  LARDO, B. O.  Hsu ing built a nowsloio and received a now  stock of goodh, I am in a position to outfit aU  pi ospectoi ����� going into the Lardo Duncan country  a* cheap as any mcicbant in Kaela or Nelson.  Bi'ly Haley is alvny&t Lardo vlth animals, and  is rpody to undertake any freighting that maj be  offered lum.  Gnu me a tiial,  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  meeting of tho Paintcis' Union it held  the first ;/iid third Frldayw in each month at Min-  ci s' Union hall at 7.30 hhai p.  T. o. Skat bo. President.  Will ,J. Hatch, .Secretary-  SET YOUR  CHANDELIERS  FOR  NO MATCHES REQUIRED. ALWAYS BEADY  S(Doiei'jay ��!ectric Supply &  Got|structfDn Go.  JOSEPHINE, STREET NELSON  Headquarters ftp Portland Cement, Fire Bricks,  Fire Clay, American Cumberland Coal [Blacksmiths]  B. F. EITHET 4 DO., Ltd,, Vietopia  Spec'al quotations gi'  "   " GRAY, P. O, box 52!, Nolson, B. C,  A.li.  iven for carload lots  ox 52!, Nob(  Kootenay Ageot

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