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Array ���J'"&1  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BV MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH  YEAR.  NELSON:  TUESDAY MOOTING   JUNE 5  J900.  PEICE FIVE  CENTS  CDRTI8 ON THE PLATFORM  An Evasive Speech.  SSon.  Smith  Curtis  addressed   a  meeting  in   the   opera  house  last  uvening.     The   meeting    did   not  start on scheduled time because the  .speaker was forced to wait  for an  audience, and it was well  on   to  9  o'clock before Smith Curtis thought  there were .sufficient in the building  t o commence operations.    Although  it  was   reported   for  several  days  that the minister of mines had engaged the opera house for the evening, the sea of empty chairs whicli  greeted his appearance made some  excuse necessary. The excuse offered  by Mr. Curtis was that lie happened  A   to be stopping over in Nelson "and  '   some gentlemen had requested him  to give an address."    From this he  wout on to say that he had a purpose in visiting Nelson, in  fact the  j >i incipal reason for  his  visit was  ]>is   desiie  to  get  back  at Ralph  Smith and Mr. Hawthornethwhaite.  Having thus bowled' out  his  first  .statement he proceeded to pay his  icspects to Ralph Smith.  Lie said he could not understand  tiie position of Ralph Smith, and to  justify the fog in whicli lie found  himself he quoted one-half of Ralph  .Smith's famous statement,. The  li.alf which he chose was Ralph  Smith's statement that he would  support the Martin government's  platform if Martin had a majority  and undei took to enact it. He  also included Ralph Smith's statement that he did not believe the  Martin govsruiuonfc would be sustained but kept back the very important* statement cf Ralph Smith  that lie did not believe that premier Martin would carry out his  . promises oven should he be sustained.  Prom this Mr. Curtis took up the  govoii'inont's policy of repudiation  iu East Kootenay and defended the.  same, lie went over the .same  giouud covered in his first speech,  in winch ho claimed that the Crow's  Nest Coal Company was illegally in  possession of the subsidy Voted by  t !>o legislature several years ago. ,  The redistribution question was  t hen taken up. Tie said the Semlin  government refused to bring down  any redistribution until forced to  do so by Joseph Martin. Ho then  - -Icated .over some very thin ice in  attempting to defend Joseph Martin's action in violating his solemn  pledges to support the redistribution measure whicli the government  consented to bring in.  The lies which the othor people  woretelliug aboufc Joseph Martin  were thou dealt with.    He referred  particularly to the Martin policy of  intimidation of the  coal  miners of  ' Vancouver Island, and endeavored  to explain thafc premier Martin -did  noc mean to close down   the mines  of the New Vancouver Coal Company when he asked for an injunction to restrain the company from  working and which  the courts recused to grant him. _IIe knew-this  because  premier  Martin  told  him  so.   Another reason why it could  not be so was  that it  would  cost  the   company   $.'300,000   to   pump  the       mines       out       if -     they  li ad beeu enjoined from working by  t he injunction which premier Martin had applied for.   Personally he  Hsaid he was in favor of continuing  the fight against the New Vancouver Goal Company.    Tu this connection he denied that George Kennedy had  any authority to make  the   overtures-  wliich    lie   did   toJ  Halph Smith aud the New-Vancouver Coal Company on behalf of the  Martin government. lie would fight  the company to a finish, and would  nofc remain a member of the government if fche .suit was withdrawn.  Touching on the eight-hour law,  he denied the truth of Ralph  .Smith's statement that Joseph Martin had informed Messrs. Maepher-  s-on .and Matthews-of Vancouver  that lie never was in favor of the  eight-hour law and that he would  nofc enforce it. The argument  which he brought to refute this  Ftatement of Ralph Smith was thafc  Joseph Martin neA'er changed his  mind, that Ralph Smith's story implied thafc Martin had changed^is  mind by enforcing the eight-hour  law, and that therefore ifc could not  be true.  A slice of the Martin government's policy, with respect to the  i,oii-employment of the Chinese and  .Japanese, was sandwiched in here.  Smith Curtis said Mr. Cotton now  rgreed with premier Joe that the  allowed acts should be re-enacted,  ili  l.ut he cautioned his hearers against j  party was opposed to their re-enactment.  The eight-hour law was then  taken up again. The Provincial  Party he said were no good be-  causo there were not enough of  them. Candidate Fletcher and the  Conservatives were no good because  no matter what stand candidate  Fletcher took the party was opposed to the eight-hour law. The  AVilson Conservatives were in favor  of "an" eight-hour law, but they  would not accept "the" eight-hour  law. The Turnerites had openly  declared against the penalty clause  of the eight-hour law and they  were bound to emasculate it. The  Provincial Party, though sound on  the eight-hour law, was not deserving of support, because it was opposed to premier Martin and himself.  Candidate Houston was all right  on the eight hour law but if he was  elected he must join hands with  those who were opposed to the law.  He asked his hearers if candidate  Houston would sink his principles,  and met with such a demonstration  as should convince him that he  need have nothing to fear on that  score.  Mr. Smith Curtis then paid a  tribute to the sagacity of both candidate Houston and candidate  Fletcher and incidentally got in a  puff for himself. He said they both  took the stand that the repeal of  the penalty clause would only re:  suit in a renewal of the'agitation.  He might have added that The  TitnwNK.took this position before  the Martin government was created  and before he himself entered public life in this province. But he  did not.  Mr. Curtis then stated that candidate Houston was opposed to the  introduction of British capital for  the development of the mines of  Kootenay. This statement was  challenged,. and Mr. Curtis was  forced to read from the report of  tho speech in question Mr. Houston's  statement that he would not place  the slightest obstacle in the way of  the investment of British capital.  His retraction' was received with  cheers. ��� ��� ^ y  .    , -  Mr. Curtis then defended the  Martin railway scheme and said  that both candidate Houston and  candidate Fletcher were opposed fco^  ifc. He said it .would be a good  thing for Nelson as it would make  living cheap.  During the last hour of Smith  Curtis' speech repeated attempts  were made fco induce him to disclose who the Martin government's  candidate was in fche Nelson riding,  but to all the speaker turned a  deaf ear. As a last resource  fche question was finally written  down and handed to the speaker,  but even then he declined to answer it unfcif he had concluded his  long speech. Tie then said that he  thought the question had been an->  .swered before. This was received  with laughter. He then gave the  audience the involved answer which  candidate Hall had returned to the  question put by W. A. Galliher, and  added- that -he- would prefer- that  the electors should vote for candidate HaU.  When Mr. Curtis finished speaking there were loud calls for Galliher. Mr. Curtis did not wish for a  reply, and he endeavored to head it  off with the story that he did not  know anyone else desired to speak,  aud he was sorry that he had  talked so long, as the hour was  very late. Tho ciies for Galliher  continued, however, and the minister of mines had to give way.  Mr. Galliher was received with  great' applause. He explained as ifc  was after 11 o'clock he yielded to  the cry of platform with some diffidence, but lie would touch briefly  on two or three matters. He had  been identified with political campaigns for several years, but the  present was the first time he ever  saw a minister of a government  stumping in a constituency iuwhich  there was no avowed government  candidate. But one conclusion  could be drawn from this, and it  was that the government; had some  secret understanding with one of  the three candidates (applause). He  then asked why Dr. Hail did not  come out openly and say he was  supporting premier Martin, "Why  had Smith Curtis delayed in an-'  swering the question put to him?  Why did he merely quote the answer which Dr. Hall had mado?  Why nofc admit thafc Dr. Hall was  the Martin candidate?  Mr. Galliher then called attention to the faet that Dr. Hall was a  prominent member of the Liberal  Association of Nelson. This association sent a deputation  to Van  structed to oppose* Joseph Martin  and his government. What position therefore did Dr. Hall occupy?  He was a member of an association  whicli decided unanimously that  under no circumstances would it  support Joseph Martin or his government and yet Dr. Hall was now  out as a Martin candidate.  Mr. Galliher said he took ifc as a  good omen that Smith Curtis had  passed over Dr. Hall, had given but  slight attention to candidate Fletcher, but had reserved his attack  for John Houston, the  candidate  whom he personally was supporting.   This showed that Smith Curtis regarded candidate Houston as  the dangerous man in the contest  for   his    party,   and   he   was regarded   as     so    dangerous    that  Mr.     Curtis     could     not      deal  fairly with him upon the eight-hour  question.    Mr. Curtis did  not tell  his audience that The Tribune was  probably the first paper to defend  the eight-hour law.     Smith. Curtis  did not tell his audience  that Mr.  Houston in The Tribune day after  day upheld the eight-hour law when  it stood in need of champions to-de-  fend it and when the advocating of  it meant financial loss.   He asked  his hearers which was the candidate  worthy of the support of those who  desired to see the eight-hour law  enforced, the man who had personal  sacrifices   in   defending   it or the  candidate who developed a mushroom sympathy for it on the eve  of   an   election.      This   question  was   received   with applause, and  Mr.   Galliher   remarked that   any  other answer was unnecessary. Mr.  Galliher then attacked the Martin  railway scheme, and closed with a  strong argument in favor of the return of candidate Houston, which  was received with cheers for the  speaker and the candidate of his  choice.  Mr. Curtis started in to reply, but  the audience had heard enough  from him for one evening, and retired while he was still on the platform. ^   .  BOXERS AND MISSIONARIES  ginningtoturn black. Certain glands  have been removed iroiii the body.  It is said by physicians engaged by  the Chinese that the health officers  have been instructed to quarantine  the persons and laboratories of  these doctors. Temporary quarters were to be established to accommodate 3000. The cars through  Chinatown are to be stopped and  all permits through quarantine  lines aro to be revoked.  PRETORIA STILL A MYSTERY  Mclnnes' Explanations.  Victoria, June 4.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Afc a meeting at  Northfield on Saturday evening \Y.  AV. B. Mclnnes denied that he was  a supporter of Martin, and read two  letters from that gen.tleman asking  him to come out ancl' support him.  He had never authorized Mr. Martin to say that - he would support  him, nor had he authorized any one  else to communicate such a thing  to Mr. Martin. Mr. Martin had  claimed Mr. McPhee as a supporter  and he had also claimed Mr. Rat-  cliffe in South Nanaimo. Indeed,  up to a very short time ago he had  claimed Ralph Smith as a supporter. With reference to his father's  position he would let the audience  into a little family secret. For the  past two years his father has been  in communication wifch the authorities at Ottawa in relation to resigning, being sick and tired of the  worry. - '    .  Mr. Turner���"That is untrue."  Mr. Mclnnes���"That is not an untruth, and the  recgrds  at  Ottawa  will bear me out."  ,  Letter Trom China.  Ellsworth, Maine, June 8.���Dr.  Mary Burnham, daughter of 0. ,R.  Burnham, who has charge of the  hospital or "compound" connected  with the Presbyterian mission at  Chinnan Foo. China, in a recent letter tells of the work of the "Boxers"  in that vicinity.  The letter was written a few days  before the massacre of several native. Christians in towns near Chin-  nan Fu and the killing from ambush of 20 soldiers iu a regiment  sent from Chinnan Fu to the scene  of the massacres. Miss rBurahain  says:  "The governor at Chinnan Fu  has succeeded in quelling all outward signs of the Ta La Hui (fBig  Knife' sect or 'Boxers') in the eity.  AVe cannot go "from the eity, however.-without a guardrand much of  the mission work is afc a standstill.  "The English consul, Mr. Campbell, is still here. He had two men  put to death for the murder of Mr.  Brooks. It was a cold-blooded  affair and was only possible because of the anti-foreign feeling at  Peking. I fear we have not heard  the end of the 'Big Knives.'  "The new governor is doing his  duty, bufc is crippled hy his subordinate officers.  "The head of the board of punishments (judge) has given > Mr.  Campbell, the English consul, much  trouble. Both theEnglish and the  Americans have asked their representatives to insist upon his removal.  "We are quite safe here now, but  ifc has come to our ears that we had  a narrow escape during the old  governor's term of oflice.' The 'Big  Knives,' emboldened by official  favor, had decided to loot our 'compounds' here. -  "This came to his ears, and he beheaded two or three men whom he  had in custody.  "From papers it would appear  that the movement wa.s going northward and slowly bnt decidedly  gaining ground. I fear there can  be only peace if it is partitioned,  and if partitioned, there will be a  long period of unrest."  Giant Starts up Again.  Rossland, June 4.���G. AV. Armstrong and A. D. Copleu of Spokane,  are iu the city. The latter is president of the Giant Mining Company,  and the former came here for the  purpose of resuming operations on  the Giant property, which was stopped about three months since, when  senator Turner, colonel Ridpath  and Mr. Sanders had an option on  the control of the stock of the company. Mr. Armstrong says that a  syndicate composed of Philadelphia  and Michigan capitalists Mhave obtained control of ^t&jp Giant company's stock and intends to push its  development. M. E. Purcell has  been engaged to take charge of the  work and operations are to be u'e-  sumed tomorrow. ,  uudidate    Fletcher   because    his ��� couver which was unanimously in  Plague in Frisco.  San Francisco, June 4.���-Health  officer O'Brien and bacteriologist  Kellogg have reported that five  cases of Chinese, who died Saturday  afternoon after one day's illness,  were undoubtedly bubonic plague.  At the autopsy the bodies were he-  , Telephone Men Strike,  Rochester, N. Y., June 4.���Forty  men were brought here today by  tiie Bell Telephone Company to  take the places of the men  who, up to a few days ago, had  been working for that company as  linemen. The new men were met  at the depot and persuaded to return to their 'homes. Only aboufc  10 went to work. The strikers  think they will have no trouble in  inducing the balance of the men to  join them tomorrow.  Seven Foreigners Missing.  London, June 4.���The Daily Mail  has the following dispatch, dated  Monday_��.rotn_Shanghai: '.'Reports  from Tien Tsin show thafc British  and American missionaries were  among the refugees who escaped  from Pao Ting Fue district. The  safety of the seven foreigners still  missing is despaired of. -Twenty-  three of the French and Belgian  party arrived wounded afc Tien  Tsin after terrible suffering."  Down on Socialism.  London, Juno fl.���The Kieff correspondent of the Standard attributes the recent arrests in Russian  cities, which have numbered hundreds, to "the determination of the  government to suppress fche spread  of socialism, although " not connected with violent purposes."  Archbishop Corrigan's Trip.      '  Rome, June I.--Archbishop Cor-  rigan of New York left here this  morning for a short trip through  Italy, lie will then go to Paris. It  is semi-oilicially announced thafc hi.s  visit has nofc accomplished any results. The question of Americanism was not broached.  Dixon Fights a Draw  Philadelphia, June 4.���George  Dixon, the ex-champion featherweight of the world, and Tim Callahan of this city fought six lively  rounds afc the Pennsylvania Athletic Club tonight. There was no decision given.  League Games.  Philadelphia 4, Pittsburg 5.  Chicago 6. Brooklyn 4.  Syracuse 8, Montreal 0.  New York 7, Cincinnati 4.  Milwaukee 0, Cleveland 8.  Minneapolis ii, Detroit 5.  Boers Will Fight.  London, June 3���3:20 a. m.��� Of  official intelligence regarding what  is    transpiring    outside    Pretoria,  there   is little or nothing.     Lord  Roberts is silent.    Nevertheless by  piecing items together from various  correspondents ib would seem that  lord Roberts' immediate army is all  employed north of Johannesburg,  except   one   brigade, wliich is   at  Johannesburg.      Six   columns   are  converging on   Pretoria.     An undated news agency message from  Pretoria,    via   Lorenzo    Marquez,  June 4th, says: "Pretoria is now invested by the British.    No resistance will be offered.   The city will  be surrendered by the burgomaster  as   soon   as   a  formal  demand   is  made."  This message purports to come in  cipher. President Kruger commands the telegraph eastwards  from Pretoria aud telegraphic news  from Pretoria to Lorenzo Marquez  has ceased, but the messages of  newspaper correspondents continue  to pass to and fro * on the railway.  The latest to arrive at Lorenzo  Marquez being an account of events  at the capitol up to a late hour on  Friday night.  At that time, according to these  sources of information, the military  leaders had quite recovered from the  panic and had determined to defend  the town. One message, which is  dated June 1st, says :  "Pretoria is full of strange burghers but most of-the commandoes  are laagered outside. A great war  council of generals has just concluded its deliberations. Their decision as to the future military  course has nofc been made known.  Louis Botha and Delarey sat in this  council."  Another dispatch' brought to  Lorenzo Marquez and dated Pretoria, Friday, at midnight, says:  "The war council�� assumes, the  powers of 'government. Its members declare that the capital may  still bo successfully defended. -One  commander declared with the help  of God, 'the hour will still come'  when Great Britain will acknowledge the independence of the two  republics. A tremendous change  will yet come over the situation.  General Delarey said that Pretoria  would be defended to the utmost,  adding, 'There is every chance that  we will yet beat; fche enemy out of  the country.'  "President Kruger is somewhere  to the eastward, bub is iu constant  wire communication with the leaders here. There is, however, a deep  feeling of anger against him on account of what is now called his unnecessary flight, and because he  and the officials took ali the gold  and left their subordinates unpaid.  The latest phase of public opinion  is a marvellous revival of courage."  From Lorenzo Marquez conies _a  'dispatch dated June 4, saying:  "Ifc ih known , thzifc some great  British movement is in progress  outside Pretoria. The mysterious  movements of president Kruger's  secretary and physician, particularly their secret visit to the Dutch  warship Friesland, whicli is in the  harbor hcie, has aroused a suspicion that important personages are  expected."  The news from the minor theatres  of hostilities is- less cryptic. - Tiie  Boer operations to break lord Roberts' communications have been  completely bnfiled, 'and the Boer  columns are in danger of being surrounded by tho British forces at  Ficksburg, Heilbron. and Lindley,  General Rundle, instead of throwing himself against the Boors entrenched at Bedulpberg, moved to-  word Ficksburg and established  communication with general Brabant. The Boers marched parallel with Rundle, intending to seize  a strong position ou the Ficksburg road, but Rundle gob there  first. The fifteen hundred Boers  who were in this movement  are now reported to be going  elsewhere. The correspondent with  General Rundle continues to point  out the hardness of the fight of last  Tuesday bufc he believes that it will  be fche last real resistance. Colonel  Lloyd was thrice wounded, Drummer Haynes. while aiding colonel  Lloyd, was hit iu fche hand, which  was resting near fche colonel's heart.  General   Buller's   guns  throw a  Transvaal. Beyond Lichtenberg  the Boers are assembling to oppose  general Hunter. Colonel Mahon  effected a juncture with Hunter on  Thursday at Marieboga.  BOERS CAPTURE PRISONERS  White Flag Abused.  Maseru, Basutoland,  June  1.���  General Brabant's Horse have been  the subjects of several small  captures at the hands of the Boers.  Lieutenant Rundle was captured  with 20 men, while searching a  farmhouse in the Ficksburg district.  Two of the enemy were injured.  Lieutenant Lees and two men were  captured while commaudering. Another patrol of Burgher horse, numbering 20 men, was surrounded and  captured.  Count Gleichen sent 13 men of  the Provincial Horse with a flag of  truce, to Senekal, to demand the  surrender of that place. The Boers  captured the entire party and, after  robbing the men of all but their  clothing, sent them to Vrede,  whence some of them managed to  escape. Most of those who succeeded in eluding their guards were  captured.   Rich Atlin Gold Fields.-  Vancouver, June 4.���-[Special to  The Tribune.|���-0.  D. Newton arrived   direct   from   Atlin   tonight  bringing   news   of   a   cleanup   of  $10,000   on   Willow   creek   claims  owned by Thomas Dunn and ex-  alderman Skinner    of   Vancouver  aud ex-Mayor Braekett of Minneapolis.   The cleanup was the result  of about ten  days' work and was  completed ou May 26th.   The same  company owns 10 claims and will  take out $300,000 with over  $200,-  000 clear profit.   Pn the Caledonia  group a cleanup has also jusfc beeu  made   of $2300   giving an ounce  and a half per day per man, which  is an astonishingly 'high result.   J.  Copeland of Vancouver has bonded  12 claims from Seattle owners afc  $(50,000, and'J, H: Smith of London  has also bonded a group on Parliament   creek for- $65,000.   A   very  rich vein  has  been  struck  on the  Anaconda, lord Hamilton's group,  on which the stamp  mill  hits jusfc  started running.  The Yellow Jacket, one of the finest claim*  in  the  Atlin camp, is tied up by litigation.  Newton says that there will  be  ut  least six large hydraulic properties  working this season  besides other  smaller, ones, and   altogether  the  clean-up will amount to $3,000,009.  PRETORIA IS IN CONFUSION  Notes of the Operations.  Cape Town, June 3.���The telegraph to Pretoria is still open, bufc  the town is in great confusion.  There has been a general exodus,  among those taking part in it being  the foreign lighting legions. Six  special trains left on Wednesday  last, and one of them is reported  to have been derailed. No British  refugees have arrived.  London,     June    4.���London   isv  today enjoying  Whit   Monday, a  bank holiday, and is not disturbed-  by engagements between Boer an<K-  British in South Africa. The public  are full of confidence that Roberts  will   reach   Pretoria before  many  hours have elapsed,   The latest explanation of the delay consists in  the supposition that he is giving  several columns of his flank an opportunity to advance and envelope  such of  the Boers as are in the  neighborhood of Pretoria.  In the Orange River  colony, the ,  burghers are reported to be keeping-  a close watch upon president Steyn  to prevent him  from  leaving  the  commandos in the lurch  Tight at a Socialist Meeting.  Vancouver, June i.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���There was a free  fight ou Sunday night at a meeting in the socialistic labor party's  rooms. Will McLean, the socialistic candidate iu the present provincial elections, was repudiated a  few days ago by the' regularly organized and chartered socialist  labor parfcy. He forthwith formed  the United Socialist-Labor party of  British Columbia, and* it was  one" of their meetings that  was interrupted on Sunday evening.  ���A. Spencer, the organizer of the  Socialists, entered the hall with  half a dozen friends and asked some  questions of McLean. McLean refused to answer and a free fight  was started, and soon a score of  men were engaged. Today Spencer  had a Socialist named Jeffries bound  over in a thousand dollars on a  charge of threatening to murder  the organizer. -Tomorrow the party  leaders are charging Spencer iu connection wifch the fight at the  meeting.   Football in the Slocan.  Kaslo, Juno -J.-���{Special to The  Tribune.}���Association football is  the great game in the Slocan this  year. The Slocan football' team  was formed a short time since and  the first game of an arranged  series was played here today between Kaslo and Silverton. Ifc was  an exciting game. The Silverton -  ians were much heavier than their  opponents and had a better combination, but Kaslo was tricky and  plucky and they only lost by one  goal fco nothing. The next game in  the schedule will take place at  Sandon, between that town and  Kaslo on June 17th.  Veterans in the Fatherland.  Berlin, June 4.���The president  and officers of the New York Krie-  gerbund have returned here from  Munich to  participate in  the traditional so-called Schrippenfost afc  Potsdam, at the invitation of the  emperor.     At the audience today  preceding the ceremonies, president  31ueller   expressed   iu    the "most  respectful form the pride and joy  he and his comrades felt afc  beiug  received by their former war lord  and assured the emperor  that all-  the German veterans in the United  States,      like      themselves, > -felt  that      indissoluble       ties    .  connected them with the fatherland.  His majesty responded briefly, carefully avoiding anything of political  import.   Afterwards  the   emperor  informally inquired about tiie personal conditions of. each delegate,"  wishing them finally a pleasant sojourn here and  a happy  return to  the   United    States,   -*�����    country  which   I, esteem   most highly   on  many accounts."    Emperor William,  spent Pentecost' in  the  usual  way  and visited   today  the  traditional  festival  commemorating  the foundation of  the infantry instruction  battalion, which occurred   mainly  on the Mopke, the  large square before  the palace of Potsdam.    The  crown prince recently wrote in the  album of a friend : "Man must do  much more than his mere dufcv."  shell or two toward the Boer positions in front of -him occasionally.  General Baden-Powell is still afc  Mafeking. Gencial Hunter's column  is   marching   unopposed  into   the  Bobbed a .River Bteamer.  Shanghai, June I.���A number of  desperadoes, disguised as passengers  pirated the BHfciah Yang Tse  steamer Kutwo. Three committed  wholesale robberies, terrorizing the  passengers, who were quite unable  to offer resistance. The thieves escaped with their booty.  ������   Mercenaries Return Disgusted.  London, June 5.���The Lorenzo'  Marquez correspondent of the  Times, telegraphing June -ifch, says:  '���Lorenzo Marquez is crowded with  foreigners who had been assisting  the Boers up to a few days ago.  Now, like the proverbial rat,- fchey  are leaving the sinking ship. The  more intelligent among them speak  any way but favorably of the treatment they had received at fche hands  of the Boers. Many of them, after  months of service in the field,  find themselves practically penni-'  less, for only in exceptional cases  has any remuneration been granted.  This is contrary to the understanding upou which many of them accepted service. The Germans, both  civil and military, appear to be particularly disgusted with the conduct of the Transvaal government.  Not; a few Irish-Americans, some of  whom only recently joined, are returning to the United States."  ��� Glean-up of the Waterloo  GiiBEXWoon. June 3, ���[Special to  .The Tribue-} - Superintendent Graham, of tho Waterloo mine, arrived  today from Camp McKinney, bringing with him a gold brick weighing  100 ounces, tho result of of a t\\ en-  ty-two days' mill run for May. The  gold is valued at $1,180. The total  clean-up to date amounts to $4,780.  The superintendent also reports  that the work uas started of sinking her main ^haft, aud also of tho  recent finding of ore in fche face of  the oast drift which has widened  out twenty inches.  Embezzler Extradited.  Washington, .June {.���Having  withheld action out of deference to  tho request of counsel as long as  possible in the ease of count Lau-  fcrec, secretary of state Hay today  issued to the British embassy a  warrant for the surrender to the  Canadian officials of thafc nobleman  for return to Montreal whore he is  wanted to answer fco a charge of  embez'/.leiueufc.  �� _rrvrtt^_*tt)-33!!B3~ri .THE TRIBUNE: .NELSON B. C TUESDAY, JUNE 5 1900  The Very Best Suits  There is no store where good clothing can  be  bought to  better  advantage than here  For Men; Boys, and Children  Q>  ���;��l  ���hi  JI'  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  w  m  '{_?.(_?' c=}.  Wis have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  Fire Brick Fipe Clay  and Sewer Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  Just received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts).   This  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  is  |ii  H. J. EVANS & CO.  1^  ��� e_i't_3. c_i-__? ���(=>���(=>-(=>  C=).c=>. G3.��_1._  ���*=^'  ���&_\$  \  %  M  #  %  M  0  w  ���).c=>.c=>.t  mm\  m  m  i * ���  w  Young  Man...  of making an unanswerable arraignment of political opponents, and it  is the only way open to premier  Martin and his supporters. This  was what Smith Curtis attempted  at the opera house last evening,  but his auditors frustrated the  attempt.  Hon. Smith Curtis told his audience last evening that candidate  Houston was all right on the eight-  hour question, but the objection to  him was that he would not swallow  Martin and liis government. As  Smith Curtis places his salary as  minister of mines above the eight-  hour law and everything else, he  advised his listeners to vote for  candidate Hall who was all right  for premier Joe whether he was  sound on anything else or not.  Smith Curtis no doubt has a monopoly of this Opinion as well as the  salary in question. *}���-''  For fully half au hour last evening Hon. Smith Curtis strove to  create the impression that Ralph  Smith, the labor leader, is a creature of the New Vancouver Coal  Company. This is the same Ralph  Smith whom premier Martin endeavored to secure as a colleague,  and whom candidate Hall endeavored to curry favor with before he was forced to admit that  he was a Martin candidate in  disguise.  Hon.  Mr  \it  Yourself and Friends are Invited by  The Home Art Society of  Decorative Needle  Work  of New York, to view an Exhibition of Silk Art Needle Work and  to arrange for a series of lessons, from May 28th to June 13th.  Hours from 10 to 12, and 2 to 4; in Hume Hotel parlors.  Xii  Xit  xit  Xli  Xit  xit  Xit  Xit  Xli  Xli  Xli  xli  Xit  XH  xit  Xit  Xli  Xit  Xit  iit  Xit.  Xit  Xit  Art Lectures, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Lessons and Lectures Free of Charge.  Mrs. Kenly, Artist and Teacher.  Xii  Xli  xit  xli  xit  Xit  xit  Xit  The teacher will inform each lady: joining the class where the silks and  linens can be obtained. Belding's Art Silks and Linens used exclusively in  these classes.  With the Compliments of Pred Irvine * Co.  Xit  Xit  xit  Hi  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:  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  '#  Smith Curtis says he  knows of no secret^ understanding  between candidate Hall and the  Martin government. He added  that the only thing he knew  about him was that he would not  vote against premier Martin and  himself. For this reason he asks  the electors of the Nelson riding,  who have no confidence either in  premier Martin or himself, to throw  away their votes by marking their  ballots for the wobblers' candidate.  ^^. :S^*^^�� *^^__\-^^B_ ���^^^'^^E ^^^*^Pt ^^E��*^^WE ^^^"^^^E ^^B_^B_^^^l ^^^ ^_^_f ^^_&^^_^^^_y ^^_v^__*r ^__f^^frr- ^^_-*^__tr ^_f^^_w ^-__*^^_w -^-_V ^__W ��_^^*S__��  INCORPORATED 1670.  B  B  B  Derfoys (flowing ends) Regular price 65c,  Saturday    "   40c.  B  Lombards    -  Kerehiefs ~   ���  Knots   -   -   -  Neck Seapfs  Bows    -   -   -  Regular price 40c,  Saturday    "   30c.  Regular price 35c,  Saturday    u   25c.  Regular price 50c,  Saturday    "   35c.  Regular price 5pc?  Saturday    "   45c.  Regular price 30c,  Saturday    <!   20c.  Special prices Ladies Neckwear. Slock 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 opened  a nice  assortment  of  Chlldrens' Underwear.  SLOCAN    STAB    CLOSED    DOWN.  P.ijsticak.  A decided surprise was sprung on  the people of .Sandon yesterday  when the news got out that the  Slocan Star miue was being closed  down. Byron X. White, general  manager of the company, arrived,  from Minneapolis early in the week  and gave instructions to shut the  mill down and cut the.foree in the  mine to 4G men. No explanation is  offered or reason given for the  action of the company in the  matter. <  -  Byron N. White left 011 yesterday  morning's train for'the White Horse  * Rapids district in Alaska.  The Star mine until yesterday  was employing 108 men, .and is in  better shape just now than ever  before in the history of the property. It was confidently expected  that the Star would , be a .steady  employer of labor this summer and  would furnish a large amount of  business for the local merchants.  The close down came as a surprise, and while it ? may "be only  temporary, It is rather disheartening at the present stage of the  town's existence to have one of the  best���mines -in���British��� Columbia  closed down without positive assurance of an early resumption of  oDera tions.  lives in  a shooting affray at the  court house today.   They were Felix Roberts,  correspondent  of the  Galveston News,  Sid Roberts  and  Sheriff Noel Roberts.    A few weckh  ago sheriff   George Wall was  shot  to death by Curd Boorse, as the result of an old feud. Wall's nephew,  Noel Roberts, was appointed sheriff.  Last Saturday the second life was  taken in the quarrel when Eugene  Wall, son of the murdered sheriff,  killed Benjamin Brooks, a member  of the opposing faction.  Today the  contending faction met in the court  house.     All   were heavily armed  and   quickly lined   up   for battle.  The sheriff and two of his family  fell before the deadly-fire of their  enemies.    More* trouble is feared,  as many of the.dead men's, friends  have   started   to., the   scene  from  Nacogdoches.       Telegrams     have  been sent to governor Sayers requesting him to call oufc fche militia,  Fisiiing Season of 1900  Palace IVjeat IVJarl^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats,  We are selling the fishing tackle which entices  the fish. We have the  most complete line of flies  and trolling baits.  See our fishing rod complete with line, leader,  reel, and flies for $5.  B  The meeting at the opera house  last evening demonstrated clearly  that the Joseph Martin policy of  repudiation in East Kootenay and  intimidation  on Vancouver Island  has few admirers in  Nelson."   The  race in the Nelson riding is between  candidate Houston  aud  candidate  ,Meteher,  wifch candidate Houston  well in the lead.    The third candidate is a man. who is  ashamed of [  his party, and whoso party appears  to be equally ashamed of him.  How. Smith Curtis is a politician  who lias no regard for fclie truth  while upon  the   public   platform.  Last evening he .solemnly told his  audience that in Vancouver the labor parfcy was supporting premier  Martin and   his   candidates.   This  statement was made in the face of  the fact thafc in Vancouver.there is  a straight   labor party in opposition to premier Martin and his government.    The statement of Smith  Curtis was an insult to the intelligence of his audience.  Hon. Smith Curtis has dropped j  into the habit of his  leader.   He f  now talks against time in the hope  of shutting oufc any reply fco what  he   may   say.   This   is   one   way  &BEEN   IS   THE   MAN.  Sihcito!it,in.  Last night's meeting, which had  been called by John Keen, must  have been an eye-opener for thafc  gentleman. From iirst to hist it  showed itself unmistakably for  Green, and the rounds of applause  which greeted thafc gentleman  throughout liis address was a great  contrast* to the dismal silence in  which Mr. Keen spoke. Even the  Mai tin speaker, Mr. MeGreer of  Vancouver, received a better reception thaii the ''Business Man's  Candidate."  J. G. Gordon, who occupied the  chair, first called upon candidate  Keen to address tho one hundred  electors present. Mr. Keen is a polished speaker, one whom under  other circumstances it would be a  pleasure to listen to, bufc the grist  of his remarks were too abstract to  create any enthusiasm, even among  fche few supporters he had before  him. His speech was received in  stony silence, enough to dishearten  even such an ambitions gentleman  as Mr. Keen, whose sole aim seems  to be a general overhauling of the  Mineral Act.  To judge from last night's meeting, Green's vote here will more  than double the combined vote of  the two other candidates.  Canada Drag i Book Go.  JVelson Saw &  Planing IV|ills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  W/Starmer Srrjith & Co. j Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Do<yrs,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing: elsewhere  Office Corner Hall aifd Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  A feature will be mado of the poultry and  game trade. Thoy will always be on hand during their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephine St., between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone lo9.  ���A..   ���EZEsTSTJEi.A.IDr  Com acting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  _ .i   line of wall paper, mouldings, ere,   Kalso-  min-ng and Tinting.   Strictly flrst-class woik.  Estimates furnished.   ReF-iVence Mill Streot,   xn?r CAM    D   P  Opposite School House   JNXiJUOUlN, D. ij.  NELSON  ZXZZIXZZZXZXZZZZZZXZZXZ-ZZZZZ-XZXZZXZZZZZZXSZZZ^ZXZT  j JUST   ARRIVED  JUST  A Car Load of  ! Allen's Apple Cider,  ! THORPE & CO.  i   -  "i-XZf.TXXXX_XXIZZ_I_XXXXXMXX_XZ.tZXZi-I_XZ-ZI_Z.ZXX:  DR. ALEX  FORIN  Okitck:   Hwsto.v Hlikic.  Charles St Barbe  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Office Ward Streeb Opposite Opera House  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Eoses, Fancy Evergreens  Magnolas, Bui bs, new crop lasted seeds, for spring  planting. luiraesl and most complete stock 111  western Canada. Call and make your selections  or send for catalogue. Address at the nursery  grounds and greenhouse. '  M. J. HENRY.  300(5 Westminster Road. Vancouver. B. C.  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON, B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by tho  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  tho corner of Mill and Josephine streets in one of  the bebt residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of tho city.  The course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thmough English education: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc. Plain art  and needlework, etc.  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  first-class wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and onstom work from outside points.  Shop:  Hall tit., between Baker and Vornon  E P. Whalley, J. R  NOTARY PUBLIC  P. Burns & Co.  Hsab Office at  NELSOW, B. G.  Wholesale and Retails  Dealers in M  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Yn urr  Sancfoo,  Silverton} Rerf_  - Denver, Bevelstoke, FergusonrGrancTForks; Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded?  Office with C, XV. West & Co., cornor Hall iwd  Baker .streets.  City oflice of tho Nelson Sodawater Factory.  Oorporafloq of the Oity of M&on  COUBT   OF  BEVISION.  Notice is hereby givon that tho Court of Revision of tho City of Xelson, for tho purposo ot  hairing all complaints flRiiinst tho assessment  foi tho year 1900 w ill bo held in tho.city hull, Nel-  Monday, June ith. liXK), at 10 o'clock: a.m.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND REE&IL  FiSH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelso, R   Q^   fEAVES,   Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUX .AND PRQMJ'T ATH MTION.  Kootenay Steam Laundry  & SWEDBEf  PHOrSiETosa  Oenaral Agent  Fatal Texaa Affray,  Sax Augustine, Tex., June 4.���  Three prominent   men   lost   their  AND TRANSFER  \.  Knggago and o\pref=<3 nujfvcd to anv part of the  Uty.   apocial attention given to heavj teaming.  Oiilcc corner VictoiU arid Ward streofJS.   Telephone 192. W. A. COSTELLO, Manage!.  ______  All qunrrj men arc hereby notified that lhe follow intf scale ot wnges has" been adopted by the  Liiborcis' Piotectivo Union, ><o. 8121, A. V. of L.  Hand drillers, S.1.2.> for 8 hours,  (Juan*} laboi cis, 93.00 for S) hours.  JOHN MULLKiV. President,  P. C. SHAGKLBTON. Secietary.  This scale of wages bus been agreed to by tho  following: William Shackleton, J. B McUhio,  W. 1��, Webb, K. Canncll, Joftoph Burns, T. A.  Stevenson, W, Martin, K. PaUuqiiwt, John Kills,  Charles Hiiljcr, Tom Wilson, John Oughton, S.  Ktflund & Co.  son, on,  Nelson, May 1st, 1900  W. E. WESSON,  Acting Clerk.  Ice Company  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  ���WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALKR8 IN  General agents for Mirror Lake Ice Company.  Ice delivered in any part of the city. Office at  Git id Central Hotel, Vemon and ward streets  PI     -W,   P.O. box 139.  LAND NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given, thafc after one month I  wi'l make application to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works to pu. chare ono hundred  and si\ty acres of land in the Uh.nct of West  Kootenay, in the Provinco of Hiitish Columbia,  situated on tho west side of Kqotenay l.vke, on  Boulder creek, about two miles som h of Balfour;  Commencing atlnltinl Post maiked "'Jolin ilvrk,  N: E. Corner," thence west hi,\ty-fonr chains,  thence south twenty-flvo chains, thence east  sixty-fourchains, thence north twenty-five chains  to tho Initial Post.  JOHN BTJBK.  Dated at Nelson this 7th day of April, 1900.  A, LARSON* Manager  Hard Coal  Anthracite  GREAT REDUCTION  $9.65jg��r"sNc3fi   S  DELIVERED  TELEPHONIES  33     .  G. W. West & Co.  CLEANING  ANI>  BEPAIKING  Fine Tailoring  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE UP  OLD CLOTHES MADE GOOD A3 NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clarko HotoL MERCHANT X4MM3R  Having Purchased  Of Fred J��� Squire, merchant  taiIor& Nelson, J intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of all  .Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labo r employed.   ,  E. Skinner  Neeftwi4 s' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  <%  ���'#���"*"  1-feHS^-i-^- THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C,;TUESDAY; JUNE o, 1900  3  BANK OP MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid np..$12,000,000  REST     7.000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond "Vice-President  K. S. Clouston Genoral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  Branches in London' (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy nnd  Transfers.  Grant  Commercial  sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  and   Travelers'   Credits,  available in any part of the world  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  CUKRKN'T UATK OK I.VTKHEST PAID.  AN   AMERICAN   VIEW.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  'Salt Luke Tribune.  ��� We take ifc that the Doer-British  war is  over, or  as good as  over.  The result has been inevitable from  the first.    Since Kruger issued his  ultimatum, the thinking world has  known  that  the  integrity  of  the  British'empire depended upon conquering a peace in South Africa, no  ,inatter at what cost of blood aiid  Ji^ treasure.    Had  it   failed, England  would uot only have been obliged  to  get out of  South   Africa,   but  .North   Africa  Gas   well,   and   her  prestige all around the world have  been shattered.    Of course, no one  on this side of the Atlantic knows  1.I10 secret history of what prompted  Oom.Paul to undertake the apparently  impossible  task  of   lighting  Great  Britain  to a  finish, but  he  evidently    counted Upou   making  swift work of capturing Ladysmith  and  Kimberley, that   there would  then [follow a general uprising in  Cape Colony, and then help from  some of the enemies of Great Britain  in   Europe.      But   everything  failed despite the splendid bravery  of the Boers; the superb generalship that was displayed until Cronje  was  captured,   Joubert   died   and  Villebois-Mareuil was killed.  Bufc ifc , nil ,has availed nothing.  Tiie army' has been ground to  ��� pieces, aud,only a remnant is fleeing  Ijei'ora ihe advancing British host.  Wd do nofc expect auy guerrilla  warfa re. . That could avail nothing,  pnd the Caucasian does not wage a  useless warfare merely for revenge.  The Boers havo home ties, and their  nghfc for life and for their wives  and children to make, and they will  > rot .Waste   their   little   remaining  > strength in making themselves  liable." if captured. to'kbe shot or  hanged for murder. The Transvaal  -i\ i 1 be'^Zinceforth 0110 of the British South African states, and save  i'ur fche sorrows and "losses of the  war, they will be a* free as they,  ��ver were under the iron-willed  Kruger.   THE   NATIVES  AND    THE' (WAR.  London Daily Mail.  -A great deaf has been written on  the subject of the   war and the different side issues that bear upon it."  but little has, as  yet, been   said^ of  the views entertained by the colored  "--ijbjects of her  majesty in  South  Af* sea as to-the events  wliich  are  now engrossing the attention of the  .(������ivHfoed world.    When  it is taken  .into consideration that the  native  (population iu the districts immedi-  .ately affected by the war, is several  limes  larger than the  residential  ���white population  in those terrifcor-  - ies, it will-bo���recognized_that_tbe  tijative in peace or war Is in South  j&Sirica a political factor numerically, at any rate, of immense importance.  I can only reply that when I leffc  the native territories after the in-  esfcment of Ladysmith, after the  ,.-s had overrun Natal almost to  i��oe��.  *Wt he  gaC  ^es of Maritaburg, after  ��\ffcer the &^d disaster of Colenso,  from Tugela io the Komati, from  tho coast to the Drakensburg, lhe  whole native population were convinced tlnu; tne ultimate issue  would be to the glory of Britain,  juid I don't think that unless Brifc-  i-hcrs themselves as a body admitted otherwise tho native mind  would deviate a single thought  from that which is today with  thorn an absolute conviction. Almost every native starts that  .hypothesis on the foundation that  -ihe British beat the Zulus. That  common knowledge has buoyed the  native in the firm belief thafc fche  n.ttion. that broke the Zulu power  is unconquerable. Implanted as it  is in the breast of every iudoda,  who speaks or thinks with the  r/_\_\ti or Basuto, nothing but the  complete extinction of British institutions and British official life  ���will remove the conviction. Their  faith in the JMatubu ka'lu Kwini  (soldiers of the queen) is unfaltering.  There is another* very strong factor that, under present circumstances, conserves to Britain the  .loyalty and confidence of the ha-  Vivc-4���quite apart, be it understood, from the different treatment  that is meiedout to them by peoples of the respective territories���  iiml tln?t is the wonderful instinct)  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, IT. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, NrW. T.  in forming mainly accurate deductions from rapid observation. Like  all races in which might is recognised as right, the hereditary trait  of suspicion and distrust in the  South African has served to sharpen the faculty of observation to an  extraordinary keenness and temper.  He accepts no statement, admits of  no act having been made or committed without some ulterior motive.  About the time when the Boers  were overrunning the beautiful Natal farms 011, the Mooi river, I  chanced upou an old Zulu who had  come down from a northern location, and was full of the raiding  and destruction of property that  was going on- at every homestead  visited by a commando. "Ah," said  he, "the Boers are in a great hurry.  Truly they mean to eat before they  die."    ;  Shortly before sailing for England I met a fine young chief from  the Pongolo district, who could  have mustered a couple of thousand  men. He. was bewailing his fate, as  he had been told that our government would not allow natives to  join the British troops in the war.  "How." he asked, "can a man sit  in his hut when there is a hunt at  his gate?"  "Well," I observed, chaffingly,  "fche Boers will be glad to have  you." ; ... '��� ���' f ,' ���'.. - __��� & .��� '::t  fAu! cabo," he answered. ^Are  we children thafc we should plait  the rope that is to bind us?"  DOOLEY   ON   POLITICS.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,391,863  $1,554,710  D. R. Wilkie, Goneral Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  "I see," said Mr. Hennessy, "that  wan iv them New Yark joods says  a man in pollyties oughtn't to be  married."  "Oh, does he?" said Mr. Dooley.  "Well, 'tis little he knows about ifc.  A man in polly tics has got to be  married. If he ain't married where  will ho go for another kind iv  trouble? An unmarried man don't  get along <in pollytics because he  don't need th' money. Whin he's  in th' middle iv a prim'ry, with  maybe twinty or thirty iv th' op-  "pof-ifce party 011-top i'v' him, thinks  he to himself: "What's th' good iv  fightin f'r a job? They'se uo wan  dipiudant on me f'r "support,' and  he surrinders. But a married man  says; 'Wliat'll happen to me wife  an' twelve small childer if I don't  win out here today?' An' he bites  his way to th' top iv th' pile an'  breaks open th' ballot box f'r home  an' fireside. That's th' truth iv it,'  Ilinnisey, Ye'll find all th' big jobs  held by married men an1 all th'  timpry clerkships by bachelors.  "Th' reason th' New York jood  thinks married men oughtn't to be  in pollytics' is because he thinks  pollytics is spoorfc. An' so it is.  Bufc ifc ainJt amachoor spoort, Hinnissy. They don't give ye a pewter  mug with ye'er name on itf'rtakin*  aehanst on bein' kilt. 'Tis a professional spoort, like playin* baseball f'r a hvin' or wheelin' athruck.  Ye niver see an amachoor at anny  .thing that_was_as good as_a_pro-  fessional. No, sir, pollytics ain't  dhroppin' in to tea, an' ifc ain't  workin' a scroll saw or makin' a  garden in th' back yard. 'Tis get-  tin' up at 0 o'clock in th' moniiti'  an' r-rushm' off to wurrik, an'  comin', hotoe at night tired an'  dusty. Double wages f'r overtime  an' Snudahs. So a man 's got to be  marrid to do ifc well. He's got to  have a wife at home to make him  oncQinfortablo if he come in  dhrunk, he's got to . have  little prattlin' childher that  ho can't feiud to th' young  ladies' academy unless he stuffs a  ballot-box properly, an' he's got to  have a sthrong debire s'r to live in  th' av-noo an' be seen dim vin down  town in an open earredge with his  wifo sifcfclft' bpsj'(]g him undher a  v-red parasol. IF he hunn't these  things he won't succeed in pollytics  ���or paekiu' pork. Ye never see a  big wan in pollyticks that dhrank  hard, did ye? Je niver will. An'  that's because th(*y,rp all vnavr\ed.  Th' fcimptation's sthrong, bijt fean  is fitht'onger.  "The moat domestic men in the  wurruld ar-re politicians, an' they  always marry early. An' that's  the sad part of ifc, Hinnissy. A  politician marries above his own  station. That's wan sign that he'll  be a successful politician, Til"  trouble is, th' good woman stays  planted just where she was, an' he  goeti by like a fast thrain by a  whistlin' station,    D'ye mind."  The Print Shop Towel.  They use print t.hop towels for  building purposes now, and they  stand any and all tests.   One has  been in use as a tombstone in Texas  Nolson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  for 38 years, aud is in just as good  condition now as the day it was  hauleii away from the office and  planted at the grave. They present mourning, for generally they  are of the blackest hue, but in one or  two instances they have���on  microscopic examination ��� been  found to contain streaks of white.  But this is very rare. A man in  Oregon dug one up, some years ago,  and reported that he had found a  black marble quarry, but an editor  of a newspaper recognized it as a  towel in use 40 years ago in the  office where he was devil. Thus a  good romance for the yellow journals was.knocked in the head.  Stocking the Emily Edith.  The Emily Edith group near here  is about to be taken over by an English company at a purchase price  of $275,000, says the Silvertonian.  The nominal capital of the new  company has been placed at $375,-  000. Engineer J. D. Kendall, upon  whose report the deal is being made,  says in regard to the property:  "The contour of the ground in regard to the veins is such that the  latter can be readily reached by  tunnels for a long time to come.  The stratas are soft and cheaply  worked, wages are as usual in the  /west, timber is abundant^; and  ;^mple* water can be obtained for  both dressing and power purposes;  in fact; the environment is as near  ideal as it ever is or can be expected in a mining property." The  Emily Edith, although not a fully  developed mine, is being1 stoeked as  a a��75,000 proposition. We hope it  will turn out better for the Old  Country stockholders than did that  of the Galena Mines near here. AVe  have no doubt but that the Ameri-  NELSON   RIDING  To'i hi. Electors of thi- M:l&o\�� Ridi.vc  Gentlemen���As the unanimous choice of a duly  constituted convention of the suppoiteis. of the  Provincial Paity in tho Nelnon tiding, I am befoie jou as fi candidate for iepicseut.it ive of the  Nelson riding in the next; provincial iegsslatiuo.  In this connection I desire to solicit j our void  and influence in my behalf. Belie\insr that  every man aspnimrfoi membership should place  himself on lccoid on the main issue I UikeUus  oppoitumty of stating that I am in f.ivoi of legislation upon lhe following lines ���  1. Representation in the legislative assembly,  should bo based on population, with such modifications as-will give spaisel\ Mjttled distiicts pio  poi tionately linger lepiesentation than cities and  thickly settled fai mmg distiicts  2. All legislation should be general, and not  special. A beginning hns been made in this  direction by t he ei!ii.ctnient of laws under which  cities can be incoipoiatetl, companies foi mod,  and water records, obtained. These bhoiild be  added to by the passage Of a general rail waj incorporation act, and one fening nimuciphlitics  the same pow ers to acquire water r^coidh us sue  now accorded private corporations. *  ^>. Pubhclands should liekopi for actual sottle  ment, and land subsidies should not be gianted  to aid tho building of i.ailwajs that when built  ale owned bj corpoiations,  1. (iovemnieiil ownership of ladwajs is no  moie a theory than municipal ownership of  public utilities. Both ha\ p been tried and found  to work for the public good when capably nnd  honestlv managed ;butvin making a commencement in government ownership of lailwajsin  tins; pi ounce, a bection should be selected m  which the govei nment would have a free hand,  and not m sections wheie competition would be  mut. >  5. Prevention of the landing in this province  of Chinese and Japanese laboi on,, and the discouragement of the einploi ment of thoso alie.tdy  herc by even fair means possible.  (>. Positiv e, not ncpfativ e, laws should only be  passed, [f the punnple of a law is good, the  law should be olicetne. The eight-hom day for  mpii woi king underground 111 inoUilhfei oufa mines  is now goncially accepted us legislation in the  right dnection. I would opposo any legislation  that wouldlepeal the penalty clause, oi In any  other whj impair the effectiveness of the law as  ir now btands.  7. To give immediate eltect, b> legislation, to  a resolution siimlm to that known as tho Jluloch  icsolution, iccenUj passed by the Dominion  IIou'-p of Commons, -which pro* idos for the pa*  Hjnnt of fan Wagos on publio wqrks or woiks  ttldod by govormnoHi subwlios, All oontiactors  doing work for oirhor tho provinco or for municipalities should bo 1 cquirod to pay laboi tho tato  of waged 1 ishng in tho mun'rinalitj or neighbm-  hood in which the work is to be done, tho number of hours lo conititute a daj on aU such woik  to bo fixed by statute.  8. Courts havo boon established In which in-  dnidua's and coi potations aio compelled to  settle disputes, howe\cr trmal, disputes that  seldom ha\eany hem ing on tho gencial prospei-  ltj of tho communitj 111 which thp disputant* jo-  side,-and courts should be established foi the  compulsoiy hcttlement of disputes betwecu (he  icpiescn!ati\es of capital and !abo.\ disputes  that too oftjiii ii!e far 1 caching in Ihoii'<lantag[ng  olfoeth on the Konoral pio-ipoilty of wnole com  wuuil ies and disti lets.  9. Mining for tho precious metals Is the one in-  duslij which is benefiting, diicclly 01 uidiicrlly,  e\erj community in the pi o\ nice, and legislation  sillecting the lndnstiy, in the waj of taxation,  ���should be based on the treatment and manufac-  tmc within tho pnnmceof thu pioduefc of the  imnes, rather than-on the output of the mines ns,  atpi'bBont.  }0. Tlje ustablishmont ot a bureau, with hpad-  qudicurh in fli it if.lt Columbia and not in Great  Britain, to systematically advertise all tho  imtiuMl icsources and btcnic atti actions of the  province.  11. Organized m-unicipalit:os should ho gnen  tho contiol of thoir public schools, leaving to the  pioyincp the carp ��f pubJio si hools in unoigan-  U.ad distiipts i|.n(| (,j}fi itjalittunapco ot iioi'iual and  toohnica] sell 00 Js,  12. Trlii'k roads and trails shoplij bo built and  maintained at public expense, and the cost of  ro ids and trails to isolated mines and communities slimiid ho home m pait by the provinco.  18, Ooneisil hos.pltal�� should bo undei government control, and tho government should help  maintain phjsiclaiisln bpauely settled sections  of tho province.  14. Tho goiornment in power should make  official announcement, fora leasonable time befoie the legislative assembly meets, ot all pio-  ppsod jegfsmtion. Weie tins done there would  l)c few[(r hnut[ly p,)giJl (} lftws, If.^s w lm;!) ajo too  ofLon against the pulihc iijteip^i  All Qt whioh Is rospuolfqlly subp:ntted tor jour  considei atlop.  JOHN  HOUSTON  A. R. BARROW, A.M.LC.E,  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria nod Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 559. TffiJuEPHONB NO. S3  can stockholders are fully able to  protect themselves. ��� These negotiations being under .way account  for the present inactivity around  the Emily Edith.       Martin Acknowledges Billy.  News Advertiser.  Premier Martin has in answer to  a query on   the   point,   admitted  that Mr. William   "Wallace Bruce  Mclnnes, the soi-disant "Independent" candidate for North Nanaimo,  is a supporter of his.   This makes  certain   what   most    regarded   as  previously well assured as part of  an implied "family compact."   Indeed, to do Mr. Mclnnes, jr. bare  justice, there is no other course well  open for him as a dutiful son.   His  sire's governmental oflice depends  according to sir Wilfred   Laurier  who certainly should know, upon  the success at the coming election  of Mr. Joseph Martin.   What else  then can Mr. Mclnnes the younger  do, than stand by the nominee of  the lieutenant-governor?   In so doing, however, now that this circumstance   is    corroborated    by   the  premier himself, Mr. W. W. B. Mclnnes   takes   very   large   risks  of  failure in standing for one of the  Nanaimo constituencies,  since the  action of   Mr.   Joseph Martin   on  questions of vital import to   the  Island Coal Oity and its environs  has been decidedly adverse to the  general interests of that district.  SLOCAN RIDING  To the Klectors of the Slocan Hiding:  Gbnti.emen���With the dissolution of the legislative assembly, the duty again devolves upon  tho olectors of the Slocan ridmgto choose a mem  her to represent thorn in tho-provincial legislature. J  It is my intention to become a candidate at the  forthcoming election and with full confidence in  the result I again respectfully solicit the suffrages of tho electors of the riding.  -:. Whilol may point with pardonable satisfaction  to the manner in which I have conserved the interests of tho riding and sought to meet local requirements so far as practicable, I havo earnestly  endeavored to forward legislation in the interests  of the whole province, and such as would tend  toward its matorial development.  Constant in attendance at the sessions of the  legislature. I havo been watchful that no vote of  mine should be wanting for any measure bene-  llcial to my constituents, or the province as a  whole; nor have I been, neglectful o��>tho interests of the wage earner, but have, in some de-  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IF WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN BTOCK  WK WILL MAKE IT FOB YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  : PLANS  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  MEALS  25  GENTS  CRATED AND'MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  A   and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in aerated waters and  fruit syrups.   Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  .    .      Sole  mineral water.   Telephono GO,  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  KOOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  ��5 CENTS TO fl  Successors to  A. DEWAR & CO.  poll  haps that 1 should briefly state some of the pi 111-  ciplcs which I have advocated and shall continue  to advocate until they are incorporated in provincial legislation.  (1) lam in favor of an equitable redistribution  of the seats in tho legislative assembly, based  generally upon, population, but with duo regard  to the interests and circumstances of outlying  and sparsley settled districts.  >  (_) I shall advocate the govei nment ownership  of iaih\ajs and other puhhe franchises so far as  may be practicable, ana a general enactment  by which companies dcaiung to construct rail-  waj s may be incorporated w ithout special legislation, and that railways bonu^ed by the piovince may be under government control as to  theu lates and subject to purohaao at government option.  (3) I shall do all in my powci to as-ist and sup-  poit the advancement and development of (no  mining mteiests ot the pio\ince, upon winch its  pi asperity is so maici wily dependent.  (1) Ibelie\om thopiincipieof the eight houi  law aiid shall peimit no intcifereiice with tho  Jnw as it stands, and shall insist upon the rot ention of tlio penalty clause. ,  (5) I shall luh ocato p liberal oxpcndSt iu 0 upon  trunk roads and trails in the \ai 1011s distucK of  the province, believing that upon such oxpendi-  tmo tho do\olopmcrtt af tho \a��t resources of  tho country materially depends  (0) I shall advocate, and if elected assist ��i,  the enactment ot laws foi thopiopoi adjustment  of disputes between labor and capital, by a well  digested and equitably ai ranged syetcmof compulsory arbitration.  (7) I believe that Asiatic and other cheap  labor is cloUimetital to the be��t interests of Biitish Columbia. I shall fhorefoic advocate its ic-  stiiction so far ns it may be mtra vires of provincial legislation, and shall assist in bunging such  prc&suie to bear upon the fedeial gov ernincnt as  may induce that governme'lt to assist in tho  woik and will most emphatically in��ist that no  such class of labor shall be employed upon any  public worksundci taken by the prov moo or upon  such works as are subsidized bv.or in anj waj  subiect to tho conf 10J af tho .fov'ei nment.  (8) 1 behovo that the educational sysiom of the  provwoe may bomatoiuilly uupiovedand shall  ^ive in) Iieartiest asuistanco in bunging it to tlio  highest state of efficiency hj the establishment of  noimal schools andothci instiumcntaiitiee that  mav tend to the accomplishment of that object.  i'i) I shall also advocate and assist in the de  velopment of the ngricultuial lesourccs of the  prov nice.  - (10)-1 believe that tho-monev s of the prov iuce  should be expended upon sonieb' Odd and geneial  sjstem winch would eii'-uie the gieatcst amount  of benefit from such expenditure In thisnding  I have enucavoied to liiaugmate such asj&lem  bj having the work upon loads and trail* placed  undei a responsible head.-so that the nppiopria-  tion, jieecsvinly inadequate undoi existing cit  oumstan(.cs, might bo horeltcmlh and oconomi  callj expended. Yoiusicspoctfully,  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.  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. KELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  --If"  Large comfortable bedrooms and  Arab-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for etimmeooial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  iV|rs. L 0. ClarKe, Prop.  LATH OK THK ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  ��� . ���"  NOTICE _  ASSAYEBS*   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL &; CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine Streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in assayers supplies. Agents for Donver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO Cornor Baker and Hall streets. Nelson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker street. Nelson,  ��� wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, Are brick and Are clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY���Wholesalodcal-  ers in telephones, annunciators, liells, batteries,  tlxturos, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER  MILLING   COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay.   Straight or  mixed cars  shipped  to all   Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  .'-Edmonton-It. H.   Mills at Victoria, Now Westminster; and Edmonton. Alberta.  FEED &  PRODUCE   CO.-Baker  Nelson    (George   F.   Motion's  old  stand).   Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty.   Correspondence solicited.  Phone 2��.  TAYLOR  street.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street,  ^Nelson,  P.  During the heat of the Election,  if you want to  keep cool get a few of  s  CURRAN'S      -.  BIG SCHOONERS  10 CENTS  The only good  Beer in Nelson  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contpaetors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of first-class dry material on  hand, also a full line of sash, doors, mouldings,  tnrnod work, oto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard 1  Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone. 91    Jol|��l   Rae,   AgBHt  MoraT3dTS  . FOR   SALE.  CLUB HOTEL  A.  tyadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  The only hotel, in Nelson that has remained  under one mane gement since ISM.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar is always stocked by the bead dom s-  tio and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   ebxe, b. c.  Lot  Lot  Lot  Lot  9  9  11  7  Block 1  Blocks  Block 6  Block Z  Cash Offer  Fop  All Four  Kaslo, B. C, Maj 10th  R.  I'JOO,  F. GREEN.  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boech Block,  NELSON.    J  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  Rents Collected on Commission.  8260 c.is|t for lot on f'.iibonnle street.  ��1000 (oh*>> term1.) vull bny4Ilic eor<icr on Ilikei  street, good Iiotel site.  ��4000 t\ ill buy line cei nor oh Vornon stieet, _ooA  hotel site.  ��1200 in!! buy lot on linker street ne.ar.Sheibiook  house.  S4V) (half cash) will buy Hots in BoguMovin,  ?2,j0 to 8273 rjuoco foi ohoiee {ots on l'��\rbonn(o  sticet.  $20 per nipnth ". ill rent 81 coined house, immediate possession.  $8.)Q, part cash, will buj house and lo) on Robson  shoot near Stanley street.  Cottage and nice lot with fi nil trees, .j mile point  Itnnch at PiloiB.u. Wlacies under cultivation.)  $1.).t0 n ill buj coU.ifjo {ukI lot on SlnnlC} si 1 cer.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J, & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  ABDKKSS  W. F. Teetzel, Nelson.  J. M. LUDWiC  iUanufnctineri of and  dualei s 111 Harness, Puck  and btock Saddles Apara-  joes, Collais, UiiJles and  Whirs  Nelson Harness Shop  Hull Street, Nelson.  First-class in every respect. Choicest) wfaaos.  liquors and cigars. Every cotriiort for vraa__.ab  and resident guests.  ��� HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.   ���   t JOSKPH CAMPBEIOU Proprietor.  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL  BROKER  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  Notice _of ADDHeation_fQr_a_Cei>tifl-  cate of Improvements.  BkokilV H111. Mini km Ci vim, mil'aikiv nn  ���AlN-stt'OKIJI    JlIMM.    DUSWIV     Oh     Wl-S!  KOOIIN'.U     DlMitlCr,    VM)   I OC \ i 1 l>   AHOl'l  j wo Nil rs sot iiiwisi or ,W\-.\voitrn, ad  J11IMM.   UU; AltkAS->As, U.MIM1ANM UMOS,  lllNHlli. CT. VIM'S.  T.ikc notice tti.it I, It. K. Ycuiiff, [.wtim; ns  njjonl foi K. .1. Hoheits, fice iiiiihtk cortill<ate  special No. Mil, itiiti Anna *'. Btitkle). fioc  niinci'scu'rlificntc No 11. ll.fli) fico miner's rcr-  iiliciitc No 11 1J.1H], intend. si\t) du)1; from the  d.ile heieof, to iipplj toilio minu->,j locordor foi  11 LCitilleaic of iitipioieinonts. for the pmpo<;o a  obtuinintr 11 uo\.n "i.ini of ll>o iibovc claim,  And f:n tlicr Liko not ite ih.it ��< lien, ufidci nee  tion .1.", nim-t be ooiiiincncud befoie the issuance  of siiUi ceititluile of snipiov tment.s.  Dated th)- -Htu daj of Ann!, A. 1> , 1'IOtt  It V.. YOl'NO. I'I,.S.  LAND   NOTICE.  Nolico is hci(.by given thiil after ono month I  will make ,u>plic.ihmi lo thu Chief Commissioner  of I.nndh aud Woiks to imitliitse foil) acres of  land in thu disliicL of West Kootenay in the  piot (nee of Biitish Coliiirihiit. situalcu on the  CiiblMdc of JCooteuiti liiite, between LorkJinit  .ind ijifuuice <ieeKs as follows ConmicnrrnK  at ft rbii on the bench in.irked "initial Post John  Liullau'sX. W. Coinci,"tlienceso!itheilj along  tho lake 20 chums, tlienco cisterly 20 chiuns,  theiiee noilhcily ?0 chaps, thonce westerly 20  chains to the pUco of bcKinninf,'  JOHN LAIDLAW.  Three dwelling houses for sale on easy teraas.  One lot  on   Stanley   street', opposite  l&oyal  hotel, for sale at a biirg.iin.  One  seven-roomed house and ono thr^o-poom  house for rent.  See ANNABLB  Lethbridge Gait Goal  Tka best value for the mosey in the market  for all purposes.  terms cask     W. P. Twhnkit, Oenecal Agent1  TelenhoiiB 147.    Office with C. D. f. ChrtsMe.  SMOKE"  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE-  CIGARS  Dated at Nelson, B. C.  1'ttO.  th's 3id day of April,  Kootenay   Coffee   Co��  NELSON, B. C.  Coffee roasters and doalers In Tea and Coffee.  Offor fresh roasted coffee of besit quality as  follows:  Java and .Arabian Macha, per pound $  i.  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds.......... 1 00  Fine Santos, _ pounds -  100  Santos Blerd, 5 pounds ,  ICO  Our Special Blend. 6 pounda  1 00  Our Rio RoaHfc, 6 pounds..  1 00  Atrial ordor soliolldd.   Sakvwoom _ doors oast  of Oddfellows block, Wert Baker street.  ON  EY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. L. I.KNNOX, Solicitor, Nelson B. C  NOTICE   OF   MEETING.  The Nelson pluinbois tf.is and steam fitters'  union HiieU every second and fourth Knday at  tho Miners' Union hall at S p.m.  1$. Wi'iKKS, Sscoreiary pro t��ia.  Prompt anil regular  delivery Ut the trade  Brewery at Stetson  wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meats!  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  MACDONALD>& CO.-Corner Front and  Hull streets.v wholesale grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners'sundries.;  OOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LLMI-  TED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesalo  grocers.    -  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  *���    son, wholesalo grocers.  R. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses onC. 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 other products.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson,  ���   wholesale   dealers   in   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware .and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.  HARDWARE    COMPANY���  Nolson, ' wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water: and  plumbers' supplies,  VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY  LIMITED���Baker street. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in-hard ware and mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths' supplies. Agnnts Ontario  Works.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS. '  TURNER, 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!     *        '  "KTELSON HARDWARE COMPANY���Bakor  ���*���' Street- Wholesale dealers in paints, oils,  aud brashes of all kinds. jU.tg0fct stock in  Kootonay. :   FOWDER, CAPS AND~ FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPAN V���Baker  street, Nelson, manufacturer of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and eleexno  blasting apparatus.  "      sasiTand bporsT  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Cornor Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sabh and doors, all kinds of factor) work made  to order.   TENTS   AND   A WRINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNINQ FACTORY-  iULer street, Nelson.   Manufacture��� of aU  kinds  of   tents*,  awnings,  and   canva  P. O. Pox. 7#.   Thoo. Madson.propriotoi  goods.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  3?ED-Corner Front and Hall streets. Nelson, wholesale dealers in wines (caso and bulk)  and donipstic and Imuortod rfarar��. �����  EN(��INEJGRS. "  GHARLES PARK BR���Mining and m*LUUi�� engineer.   West Bakor street, Nelbon.  F^ATESNAlTIsOOIBTIES. ~  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. V. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday in each month.  Sojourning brethren invited.  ^  Nelson   Wine   Co.  CHOICE mm$ MB LIQUORS -  Special attention given to family trado  Telephono 93 CBS Ulf   B  Bakor street, l"IUlHR' H,  Nelson, B. C. mahaghslh  OTTO ffl. ROSENDALE  Portland, Oregon, Postoffice Bus 464  Holders of Hall Alines. IJinliteJ,  stock, either preferred os- co��jmonT  "will pleife communicate' with me,  as I am instructed to b��y Hp same  in any quantities. Wire i��e at my  expen&e. O. M. llosendate, I*. O.  box JIM, Portland, Oregon-  PalmH piv feet high. 500 n^if*. pot grower in  2f> ranotios. A choice colVsettiont of houiw and  bedding plants. 'I'hoti^ind��-t!o> ��e!'ect froo. Cut  ItottpiH and dOflign-.. Insjoatioa invited. Tho  NpIhoii Green House, Krcnfe hCtojU Iwoblrrcks  ea-st of wharf. )>. 3vlcCRK&T��f,  Onlurs bj luail prornplBp fllle��ft.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS���Nelson Lodge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, oorner Baker and Kootenay btreets. every  Tuesday evening al 8 o'clock. Visiting Knights  cordially invited, to attend. R. G. Joj, K. of R.  Sr a.   LconiUd Scott. C. C.  _____i   ���RJELSON iTo. L., No. 1092, meets In I. oTo. F.  -*-"< Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay hUCuIh,  lsl and 3rd Friday of oach month. Yiniuiig  brethorn cordially Invited. IL Robinson, \\. M.  W. Crawtoi4. ItocoidinK-^cciulary. ^__  "PJEIjioN ^UUJ-3, Nwnber"22, Fraternal Order  J-' of Et_i;le_, flioolH o\ory bccond and fouiLh  Wednesday incaeh month in Fratortilfr Kail.  Viuiilng broUiren welcome. W, Qo-nell, Presi  dent!;.   Clwrics P^on^or. Soorntary.  "siADEs Wiom.'      "*"  "M-ELSOW MINERS' UNION NO. 96, "W. f. of  *���' M.���Moetn in miimrn union rooms, northeast coincr Victoria and Kootenaj sticets, etery  Saturday eiroiiSng at 8 o'clock. Visiting members weioonio. M.lC Mow all. President. J nines  WUkea. SocrcUa'y.   ��� pRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL-Tbo rogu-  A. lar meetings of tho NoLson Trades and labor  Coancil will be held In the miner*' union hull,  coi?nar of Victoria and Koot^rwi fcticeU, on tho  first aud third Thursday of each month, ut  5.30 p. xn. O. J. Thoipo, President. J. H. Mathc-  son, HecrcUr>.   THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Uuttvi  aro held on Wednesday evening of qach  ���week, at 7 o'clock, in tho Miners' Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robinson, President.   Jumes Colling. Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 1'Ki. of  the IntoriintiormlJournejmeii Harbor'-. Union of America, ineots c\crj I'rst and third Monday cf each month m Minors Union Hall corner  of Victoria and Kootenaj tlreoU. at h .iO n in.  nharp. VisiLmg brothoi-s cordmll} ww'ed to  attend. J H. Malhobon, President. W. Js. i-tcl-  villo, Sccretarj'.   JUCKLAYEUS AND MAbO.NS' UNION.  Tlio Rncklajcrs and Masons' International  Vnion No. Jof Nolson meets second and fourth  Tuendajs in each month at Aimers,' Union hull  j. XV. Elchur. iiresulent. Joseph Claik, recording  ai>d corresponding secretary.    L~~~ .VBORER3' UNION���Vel-on L.iboreis' Pro-  toeWi e Union, No. S12I. A. V of L . meets ut  Miners' Union Hall, northeast corner of Victoiia  and KooU'iiaj stieet's every Monday cucni'ig  at8 pm sharp. Visiting members of tho American rcdoii.tion cordially mviUid toatteiu". John  Mullen, Piesuloiit. Percy Siiackelton, Secretary.  KLSON PAINTERS' UNION -Tho  regular  meeting of the   Painters'  Union  is hold  tlje Hi >-l ami thud Fudajs in oach month at Miners-' L tuou hall at? Jt.) sharp.  T. O. Skatlio, President.  Will 3. listen, SscfoUrj-t THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C., TUESDAY JUNE 5 1900  Si!?  P  I  J>1  Rubber Gloves  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  The proper thing for spring house-  cleaning and gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Joseohine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS* SUPPLIES  w  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  --_r&&9_[;S_;&S_;&&��L:&&        -^���^'^���^___i___i'J_i___i-__.'^_f^u__ .  To Our Customers  OF THE KOOTENAYS  Call and se3 our up to-ilate stock. Our stock  is now more complete than eyer. Mr. Dover  is now in (he east and we are now recieving  daily shipments of the latest up-to-date goods  manufactured. Our watch repairing and jewelry manufacturing department has no equal  in British Columbia.   All work guaranteed.  JACOB DOVER  to The Leading Jeweler  to  to  to  to  to  xti  to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Baker Street. Nelson to  to  to  to  to  to  AVs-^s--ai'-a'--a-^-^-.a--a.-4B-a"-a      ___i___i___i___-___-___\___._-_-___^___\*-__$__^  ���S-0*T9-__>-0*T_9z_9-_*-_*'T9.^?i9 <?.��!-'7.^.?-?-9<C'-^"7��9'.SC:  Our Clearance  of Dry Goods  Sale  is still on and will be continued until all is sold. Linen for skirts  at 10, 15, and 20 cents per yard ; White Dress Duck, regular 20c  goods, sale price 12]c per yarci; regular 1bc>goods, sale price 15c';  White Pique at 15, 20 and 25 cents. A large range of Underskirts from $1 up. ' All other dry goods sold at proportionate prices.  A. FERLAND & CO.  ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  Something" New  FLAKED FOODS  GITY LOCAL NEWS  The baseball team has undei' consideration a trip to Spokane within the nexlfort-  'ni^ht.   The city tenia there desires to cros bats  with Xelson's crack nine and it is probable tho  team will accomodate them.  Georgie Evans has been summoned to appear before E. A. Crease this morning on the charge of keeping a disorderly house  at .Vine-mile Point.  The yacht Myth was rented by a  couple of parties on Sunday mornitifr'nnd taken  ont on tho lake where a stiff breeze was blowing.  Yt'itlmi a few minutes the oiaft capsi/cd and the  ucw was lemoned bj .spectator who put out  fiombhoio In i.inoo?.  The   steamer   Nelsou   takes the  mid night run to Koolenaj Landing fiom tonight  until further notice, white the Mojio ties up at  the ship}ards for ,i coat of painland other icno-  vations. Within the ne\t week both steamers  v ill be placed in constant sen ice.  Two  young  men,  Lee   and  Ed-  n.irris. uilIappMrin the pjice eourltiiis rimming charged with funous diiving on IJ.ikcr  btieei. They chaig��'d down the main sir-et on  ciju&csat top speed, thoiebj breaking the bylaw  icgiil.iting such mattcis.  The   construction   of the Front  street sow or is well under way and 150 feet o��  pipe bos ahead} been laid. Finishing touches  aie being made tod.i} on the Josephino stieet  p.wementand the sticet will be open from tho  Hakcr street end tonight. The grading of  Stanley sticet between Vemon and Baker is being pushed forwaid i.ipidly and will be finished  this week.  Andrew Christophers, the carpenter whowashuitattho Poorman mine last  week, was brought to the general hosoit.il yesteiday. He took a sudden turn for the worse  aftei no was thought to be well on tho way to  ieco\er}, and is now in a ciitical condition.  E. Nelson  Fell,  manager of the  Athabasca nunc, has letuuied from a tiip to the  old country. ,  Mrs. Jamieson,  wife of   W.   M.  Jamieson of the customs ofllce, g.ue bnlh to a  daughter jcsterd.iy evening. .Mother and  daughter arc doing well.  At a meeting held recently the  Congregational church was partially organi/ied.  Rev. William Mumoo is president and trc.ismcr,  and the managcis are John Watson and W. L.  Kribs. Another meeting takes place tomorrow  night, .it which fiiilher appointments will be  made.   The Knndaj services were well attended  Judge Forin  has  fixed  the 18th  instant as a special sitting of the county court to   e/'l  at Ainsworth.  hear ceitain eases against  the I.itlle J'hil mine  NOURISHING,   DELICIOUS, AND   DAINTY  DISH.  COOKED IN THREE MINUTES  CAN   BE  FOR SALE AT  At New Denver  yesterday John  Howard pleaded guilt} before A. bproat, stipen-  diai\\ magistrate, to the chaige of stealing a  quantity ol goods at .Sloein City. He wns sentenced to two months'imprisonment in the .Nelson lail, and will be brought heic today b} constable Mack of New Denver.  The tug Procter made the trip to  the landing with one of the heavy 0. P. K,  baiges successfully, and will be placcf on t he i un  at any time in th�� future when necessity demand". Her tegular work will 1/ein h,indlin(r the  small barges jnd other light w oi K.  ,   J. Fysh, president of the Illinois  Cenh.il railroad, aiid pnity of eoven aro making  a tup through the piovince. They will come  down the A i row lakes today, and aro e\peeted  to pay a flying visit to Nelson.  -  Bordean, the miner who sustained  hiiven fractuies through a fall down the shaft nt  the Ymir iiijnp. will ho disciplined fiOm tho gon-  cr.il hospital today. The broken bones Inuc  knit satisfactory, and Burdeau U fully recovered, though still forced to u_& ci utchos.  Returns Thanks'.,  To the Editoi of The Tribune. Permit mc to  convoy to the citizens of Nelson, through the  medium of jour paper, the unanimous vote of  th.i'iks ateoided them by the .members of the  hj nod of the diocese of JCootcti.iv for thotjieat  kindness and fenoiotis ho:pit,shty extended to  (hem duiipg thoir sextons. Believe me, sir,  yours 4cry truly      HBNRV 8. AKKHUItbT.  Cici ical Secretary of S} nod. 4  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  Tf]e Western Mercantile Company, Limited.  BAKER STJREKT,  OROCKRS  NELSON, B. C.  Just Received-...  A large consignment of the latest  styles of hats, union and custom  made.    Clothing  for bargains  at  . THEO MADSON'S  CLOTHING HOUSE.  ��� s  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  E5ISGLJITS  We have just received a fresh   consignment   of Christie's famous  Fancy Biscuits and Cream Sodas.  Also McCormick & Company's Jersey Cream Sodas.  P. 0. BOX 17G.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone Nil.  J). JVf. Ferry & Oomoany's Seeds.  Vichh Kgi{8 lieoeived Daily  John ^. \rv\r_g & Go  Opposite Postoffice  Ar nn: 1'fi irn.���J) C. Johnson Everett. Washington, V. S. Koi est. Spokane, W. Ar JclUey,  Kossland; J. Craig, KosbUnd: W. 11. Lamont,  Nino-mile point; K. Nelson Fell, Atluib iso i mine;  .1. VV. Stewart, Spokane; P. Burnti, C.ilgary, V.  Uillinrd and wife, Rossland.  .\i iiij: Hu.mu-G. A. Mitchell, ItossUnd; X).  XV. Moote. Trail: W. V. Hunt, Monmnglon Vall_;  P. U. Jiicnor, London: W. R, Daniels, Procter;  Smith Curtis, Rostand; W. 11. Hlanthlield,  Ymir.           Eiot at a Funeral.  Paris, June 4.���The funeral service at fche Church of fche Magdalene  today of Maitrc I'alateuf, counsel  before high court, was made the  occasion of a noisy demonstration  by a body of Nationalists.   'After  the funoral services M. Coppe, who  represented Palateuf," iusisted upon  delivering a political speech  under  the porch of the church.   He denounced the high court and senate  amidst shouts of approval from 30  Nationalists, including M. Barillier,  Gaston, Mary, ancl a number of leading counsellors,   He drove away in  a cab, brandishing liis hat in his  hand  crying, "Vive Coppe." "Vivo  Deroulede,"   Tho crowd  looked on  wonderingly and in dead  silence,  but   a   workman   responded with  "Vive Loubct,"  "Vive   la Iiepub*  lique," whereupon the partisans of  the   Nationalists   rushed on   him,  beating him insensible.    In an instant the man's face was covered  with blood and he was  with great  difficulty   rescued   by   the police,  who pounded  the assailants  with  clubs and arrested the ringleaders.  CITV AFFAIRS TRANSACTED  Weekly Council Meeting.  The members present at last  night's session of the eity council  were: Mayor Houston, aldermen  Wilson, McKillop, Irvine and Morrison. The docket of business was  comparatively light.  The board of .works submitted a  report embodying the following  recommendations:  That a crossing bo laid on Hall  Mines road at the intersection of  Kootenay street, and that a street  light be placed thereat; thafc the  city bear the expense of placing  electric lights in the basement of  the public school, and the Municipal Band given free light for practices; thafc Richard street from  Stanley to Ward street be made  passable i'or teams; that stone  curbing be laid on the south  side of Baker street from Josephine to Ward streets and a  15-foot walk be laid on same section  to grade; thafc a 15-foot walk be  laid on the east side of Josephine  street from Baker street to Victoria  street; that the contract for water  connections with Strachan Bros, be  discontinued and that in future  such connections be made by the  city under the supervision of the  city engineer; that the electric  light system be extended to Willow  street and that the general hospital  be granted a rebate of 50 per cent  on its lighting account.  The report was considered in sections and carried.  Teresa Fahey, nurse, wrote refusing the cityjs compromise offer  of $120 for services at the detention  hospital. On motion of aldermen  Irvine and Morrison Miss Fahey's  full claim of $105 was passed and a  check will be issued for the amount,  .lid. McKillop gave notice of a  bylaw to fix the rate of assessment  for the year.  [t was moved that a 3 5-foot walk  be laid to the alley and a 10-foofc  walk for the balance of the block  on the east side of Stanley street  between Baker, and Vernon street.  The resolution was carried.  The fact was brought up thafc  the arrearages on electric lights  and water rates amounted to $2600  and a suggestion was made that  where ratepayers were three  months in arrears fche "supply would  be-cufc off. It was resolved to have  notices prepared insisting upon  prompt payment.  An estimate of the amount required for fche year was submitted  by the board of works, as follows:  On jsewers account, $15275; on  waterworks account. $18500; on  ���electric light account. $11740. This  wifch an item of $25,000 for1 macadamizing Baker street made fche total  sum required fco be raised by means  of debentures about $70,000. The  exact amounts will be determined  within a short time and the initiative taken in the direction of getting the bylaws under way.  Gold Supply Increasing.  New York, June 4.���The treasury department's estimate of the  amount of .money in circulation on  June 1st shows an increase for the  United States of. $14,102,408 for the  month in spite of the gold exports  of over $10,000,000 and the taking  up_of the_treasury surplus of nearly  $5,000,000, The prospects of au  early resumption of gold receipts  from the Transvaal, fche expectation  that shipments will be soon received  from Cape Nome and fche Klondike  and tho high rate of production reported by American mines everywhere arouses discussion as to the  future effect on prices likely to be  produced by this large Influx of  gold.  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &   CO.  HARDWARE  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill, Steam and Suction  Hose.  Crucible   Cast  Steel  5-16 to 1-in. in  Wire Rope  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 an-d 120  Agents���Tniax Oro Cars, Giant Powdor, and Metropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  SPORTS ON DOMINION DAY  General Committee Meets  A general outline of the events  to take place at the Dominion Day  celebration was decided upon yesterday at a meeting of the general  committee at the Bank of Montreal,  those present including Mayor  Houston, A. H. Buchanan, F. W.  Peters, J. J. Malone, W. F. Teetzel,  and G. V. Holt and K. C. Beaton,  secretary.  *��� The secretary reported that answers from Winnipeg and the coast  had been received, and ifc was decided to wire at once accepting  their offers, thus ensuring the presence of those four-oared crews at  the races here.  G. V. Holt, chairman of the  finance committee, stated that the  promised contributions amounted  to $2500, but that they hoped to  raise another $1000. Appropiiations  were made to the various sports on  a $3000 basis, though it does not include various items of expense  which are sure to be incurred.  The preparations this year will  be most elaborate, and the evening  water carnival will be on a magnificent scale, a large appropriation  having been made for fire works,  decorations, etc. The four-oared  race between Winnipeg, Vancouver  and Victoria should prove a drawing card, and there will be the  .usual events for local competitors.  The land sports, -which will include baseball, are being well organized, and all the principal towns.  in East and West Kootenay, Boundary and also Spokane will be  asked to send their best athletes.  To fully carry out this program  more money is required, bufc there  is every confidence that NelsonUes  will rise to the occasion with their  usual liberality. Subscription lists  are now open at four banks and at  fche offices of the,Miner and Tribune, where donations from 50 cents  up will be duly received and acknowledged.  Statue for Rochambeau.  Vbndomb, France, June 4.���The  statue erected by subscriptions  opened iu France and in the United  States in honor Of .general Roch-  ambean. the French officer born  here, who in, 1780 was sent with  6000 men to the United States to  take part; in the revolutionary war  was unveiled here this afternoon  with great ceremonies.  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Refrigerators  Trices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  _.&2__:Z__i&.l^.^.&.&,'SL.^,g_\'g_\ ':5_\'^r-__"__"_\ iS'^'S''^'^'^'^  ^^-C^.^-WWwC^-W,.^^ "**���*> ._9-_9.^ "_9-_Si'i_i._ti'_9'Jmi^.^  I'  w  to  to  to  to  to  to  185 Baker Street. Telephone 10.  KIRKPATRICK  &  WILSON.  xti  to  to  to  We have removed our place of business  for the next few months'to the old Burns  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  to   hope to see all our old customers and many  to   new ones.   Give us a call.  to  to    j| KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  to  to   Telephone IO  '~'&--9-tm*'_9'9-9'_9-iBl-^i-*-\-r9  185 Baker Street  'S-'S-^-si-i^'igS"u_\'^t'_i"_t"_t"i^^'  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  X0  ���SfBft  __^^i  _T-^k  S$* $&,  i'i__"i__>'  Some Plain Facts  About Clothing  H_r  #  We are now showing the finest stock of Spring ^  ^ and Summer Suits in Nelson. There are several ��|  g points of merit in our Suits. They are all of the g  $| latest cut and are lined all through with the best ^  fijj linings. They are tailored better than Suits offerr tfjj  ^ ed elsewhere at much higher prices. The fabrics j|  # are the best in the market. We lead all others ifa  % for values in  IVIiNING STOCK  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Ktifurciidum Treasury StocK  Kvcliciiucr, lOWl  Hitf Hoi n, jOOO  I'eon.i, -mam  Uiclieltcu, 1000  WANTED  itaiiiblcrl'aiiboo .and Ginnt  I'oi' niIo���. room howse, Hume addition, ^8.30.  It-room houso, cheap; teims easy; close in.  VAUh OX  BUOh'ER, WARD STREET  GENERAL BROKER  i doors west of Dominion Express office.  P. O. Box. 523.  Phones: Offlco W, House 152  Three six room hoii��es foi renl.  .Heal estate in ulj purLs of the cily for snle  AGENT VOU S. S. KIMUALL'S SAVKS  INSURANCE.  LOANS.  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  Firsfc door wesb  of UaBkotBHIAiih  Columbia, building.  Troops for Nome.  Washington', D.  (.'.,   June 4.���  General JtfandalJ,  commanding  the  department   of Alaska,   has   telegraphed the war department from  Seattle, "Wash., thafc the transport  jRosecrans left that eity Saturday-  morning for Cape Nonje, Alaska,  with companies "A" and  {'K,"  Jth  infantry, nine hospital  corpa and  one acting assistant surgeon.    The  command was iive oilicera and 27#  enlisted men.  ENESAL MEBCHAf  LARDO, B. C.  Having built a jicw ��toro a.t\H rocoivefl _ r\_\v  stock of goods, I am in a position to outfit all  pi ospectoii going into tlia Jj.irdo-Duncan country  nn cbcop as any merchant in Kaeio or Nelson.  Bi'ly Haley is ulwayial Jjirdo with aninaiilK, and  is ready to undertake miy freighting that may be  offered him. Give oicti trial,  Position   Wanted.���A    business  man in good standing wltb largo expeuenee and  with Jirstrclass connections in Cannda and fhe  United States desires to form partnership with a  tfciitleman of atluaht $760 cash for the purpo.se of  vngagin&r in iho mining business as promoters of  htock eompaii.es to woik meritorious properties  iu Use Lardeau. Slocan and Shmlkairieen dis  trictt in iiriush Columbia, and the promotion of  mining dealt), etc, Address, Mining Man, Tiibuno Office.  Lost^���A lloniton laee handkerchief. Howard Lakcvtew hotel, corner Vornon  and Hall streets.  For sale���Stock and   fixtures of  tho Nelson Ba.ia.ir amounting to about four  hundred, dollars.  Lost���From the  hallway in the  Sherbrooke bote!, a valise v,iU\ biankots strapped  to ifc. No questions will bo asked anyone returning same to Ciarfce iiotel���M. J. t'rotc.ui.  Furnished rooms to let���Apply  Carney biock, one door east of Oddfellow's ball.  Lost���On   Sunday���A    pair   of  lady V> glat.se-. Kinder will bo suitably rewarded  by icturning same to I*. O. Box 134. Nolson,  For   sale.���Furnished   hotel   for  sale cheap. Apply at Cabinet Cigarstore, Nelson.  Wanted���A good general servant  gi'l. Mis, S.'S. Taylor, corner Carbonate and  Waul streets.  Wanted���position   as     a     wire  Hpliccr. Understands the caie of tramways.  Able to take full earn of trttrnwaysand men. Understands all kinds of ricging work. , Apply to F.  \V. Brock, ioclc box 28, Gem, Idaho, ^  Gardening���Employment wanted  bj a practical man. Residential groundsiaidouf,  oto.   Addi o��s, W, XV. Wilson, Nelson  Wanted���Position as .stenographer nnd t)pewriter by lady of expetience���References. No objections togomg out of eity. Address Stenographer, TiiLune.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call So.  NOTICE   TO   CONTBAQTORB.  Se.iled tenders will be reoelvwl until 12 o'clock  noon Monday, Juno ^th nc.U, by tho imdcr-  diigned for the election of a three storv brick  block for Kirkpatrick & Wilson t.nd A.'H. Clements, A deposit in the foim of a marked  cheque payable to tho order of tho owners for the  sum of .3 por cent of the amount of tender must  accompany each tender to mime consideration,  otherwise it w^l not be entertained.  Tlio lowest or any tender not naosssarlly accepted. KWAttT fc OA1UHK, Aiehitccts.  Hoopis 7 nnd 8 Ahe��}*Tcn Block.  #- -  m  Gents' Furnishings  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  We know that our values cannot be equalled by  any other house in Nelson. We are so sure of  this that we will give money back if it cannot be  proven.  ffi  B  B  B  B  Th Nelson  git wm  GKANSELIER8  WIRED FOB  NO MATCHES IUCQU1EED. ALWAYS BEADY  leotric  Kcoterjay Eie&irfc Supply &  Construction Co,  JOSKPHINE STREET NELSON  JUST ARRIVED  IN NELSON  R. p. RITHET & CO., Ltd.  CARLOAD  CANADIAN WHISKIES  Including bulk and caso Sragiani, -!. 1,  aind 7 j car old.  fasoh���Club rye, flasks-  rham& Worts (ordinary and1  Ti c Uoode:  ..  whits wheat whisky.  B�� VtiA.\ Jt.ik<?r St., Kootenay Itejircwsiitative


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