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Array DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE   DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH  YEAR.  NELSON:  MONDAY MORNING JUNE 18 1900.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  CHINESE NEWS UNRELIABLE  Position of tli9 United States.  New Yohk, June 17.���Both in a  cable dispatch to this morning's  Tribunc ami in hit. regular London  eiblo letter, Mr. Koid deals with  (he news and tiie discussion of tho  Chinese situation. In tho 1 o'clock  cablegram lie cays :  ���'The news from I'ekin conies indirectly through Shanghai and Tien  Tsin and is strongly colored by  public excitement in botli cities.  The European legations are reported  h > havo been attacked by mobs and  1 he building-- desti oyed. Tho Roman  Catholic cathedral is said to havo  been burned and' the Boxers are  charged with murdering the Ger-  *��� mini minister and a considerable  number of." Christian convoi ts and  Europian subjects. Thc.se dis-  p.ttches"arc \\ itliottt doubt grossly  in error. The only trustworthy  news from Pekin is contained in  dispatches to the foieign office and  embassies here, aud these aie not  published.  '* ID is evident that the empress  lias been alarmed by the report that  Iter deposition had been proposed  and that she has decided that the  foreign marines must not be allowed to reach the capital. The  tiain containing food and ammunition for them has returned to Tien  TV in without delivering the supply.  The marines are repairing the lail-  ways but the Boxers are destroying  them more rapidly than it can be  icpaired. Incendiaries art) at work  in Tien Tsin, wheie thiee Americans and Knglish churches have  been burned to the ground. There  are alarming reports at the spread  of dissatisfaction and revolt in other  districts of China.  "Tho British cabinet held a meeting here yesterday aud tlio Chinese  question was discussed  in  details."  In   his   cable   letter,   Mr.   Ford  fronts the subject as follows :  ,"The action of the Amei ican government in China lias escaped pub-  '   lie   observation   here because   tho  force of marines font to Pekin was  small.    Out it is duly watched'in  diplomatic circles.    That action i.s  independent if not isolated. American marines may bo marching with  European   and   Japanese  marines,  but they avc going  to   I'ekin   for a  specific pui pose,  the  protection of  ' American   missionaries    and    property, aud" are   not  instruments of  any European concert;    This-fact  Is clearly understood among diplomatists here, aud certain inferences  are drawn from it.    One is thafc the  - United States does nob intend to bo  entrapped into any European coalition for the protection  of  tiie dis-  mombermenfc of- China.   A concert  may be formed, bufc America  will  not be iu it.    The Washington government will look aftei   the interests of its' own  in   China as  it is  doing in Constantinople.  '��� Another inference is thafc this  independent course wiil strengthen  tiie  resources  of  tho   Washington  ���government for - - holding ��� tlio  European powers to their quarantine on tiie open door question.  It will nob act with England or  Germany, and will lemain outside  the concert and be in a better  position for dealing with the  powei.s and insisting thafc, whatever  changes there may he in spheres of  influence and territorial holdings,  the principle of equality in commercial advantage shall be maintained.  ���* Lord Salisbury began several  years ago, with ringing the changes  upon the open door 'policy and  ended by leasing Wei Hai Woi on  the same terms on which Germany  and Russia has" acquired ports and  naval stations. This was practical  evidence that England, whenever  an emergency arose, would join the  European concert for controlling  action in China and regulating a  scheme of partition, if there should  be a break up of the empire.  "Ifc is already clear that the  powers are acting together in sending marines fco Pekin, and fchafc at  the risk of instigation of civil war  they may be called on io depose  the empress and grant Russia a  mandate for the occupation of northern China.  "The Boxers' movement is wide-  spreid and has been in pi ogress for  a long time, and the empress has  been forced to support it in order  to protect the dynasty and throne.  The European concert will be compelled to adopt measures for crushing this anti-foreign movement,  and ifc may be impracticable to  defer the dissolution of the Chinese  empire.   In this even fc the American  government will be in a unique  position, if the worst conies, for  holding the European powers to  tlieir pledges, to respect the 'open  door' principle. It may bo enabled  to play an important role as peacemaker and tlio champion of the  commercial interests of the world,  and this it can do with greater efficacy if it remains outside the European concert.  "Mining aud railway engineers  who are familiar with China assert  tliat an enormous expansion of the  world's trade will be the result of  the opening of tho Chinese empire  under the scientific conditions of  modern enterprise. Millions are  now living there in primitive surroundings, but with the extension  ot railways, 1 ho development of  coal mines and other mineral resources, the intioduction of electric  machinery and building of factories,  fche market for foreign goods could  be quadrupled. One of the most  important interests of modern commerce is the opening of China on  conditions of commercial equality to  industrial competition by all  nations, and the United States has  become the special guardian of that  principle.  '* Momentarily, the European  poweis are held together by the  common menace of the slaughter  of foreigners, but the concert is not  likely to prove more efficient in  China, than afc Constantinople in  the past. Russia and France are  deeply distrusted, not only by  Japan, but by England and Germany, and ifc is by no means clear  thafc the concert can be induced  to sanction the deposition of the  empress, when the rightful emperor  is at her mercy and the ambassadors are virtually imprisoned in  their embassies with the relief force  cut off, and hung up half way between the coast and the capital."  RUSSIANS MARCH ON PEKIN  Situation is Critical.  London, June IS���3 a. m.���The  latest news to hand is thafc 7000  Russians, wifch twelve machine guns  are inarching from Tien Tain to  Pekiu. Lasfc week the foreign ministers warned the Tsung Li Yamen  thafc in the event of an atfcaek upon  the legations, or of injury to any of  tiie ministers or the members of  the staffs of the legations, the  powers in combination would declare war upon China., Too this  ultimatum the Tsung Li Yamen, as  usual, returned no direct reply.  The answer of the empress dowager is no doubt the attack on the  legation by the Boxers, and the  troops under general Tung Fuh  Siang.  The following summary of the  situation was telegraphed to the  Daily News from Shanghai lasfc  evening :  "' The situation is critical aud  without iiarallel since the Indian  mutiny. Afc the Yang Tse ports  theie is a grave feeling of unrest  among fche���natives.--As-yefc there"  has been no outbreak, but placards  have beeu posted in Kin Kaig,  Ugasski and Wu IIu, calling the  people to kill and burn. A body of  riottrs, 5,000 strong, are at K%vei  JLsif, iu the prefecture of Canton,  and troops have gone fco suppress  them. The powers, unprepared, are  helpless to prevent disaster, bufc  barring trifling local frictions they  are working amicably."  ��� Naval Co-Operation/,  Nkw Yokk, June ,17.���Tho Tribune prints this morning the following statement from secretary  Long, of the United States navy  department! who was the guest of  friends in Brooklyn last night, and  wa�� interviewed in relation to the  movements of ships to meet the  exigencies in China: "The navy-  will co-operate wifch the state department in the protection of  American iuterests in China. Yon  understand'that the navy is an ad-  juncb-of tho state department. We  await their orders, The navy will  be glad to co-operate with the state  'department." According to secretary Long it is not likely that the  north Atlantic squadron, now afc  Newport, wiil be brought into use  in dealing wifch the Chinese problem.  He said he did not think a situation  would arise that would demand the  presence of the squadron in Asiatic  waters. Secretary Long spoke of  the squadron afc Manila, mentioning  fche Brooklyn and the Oregon and  lesser warships, which he said  though fc would be ample to meet  the exigencies as they arose in  China.  SOME 1ADY BALL PLAYERS  Nelson Sports.  Manager Waterman has a star  attraction on the strings for the  Dominion Day celebration. He has  received a challenge from the Boston Bloomers, au aggregation of  lady baseball players who are said  to be good looking and good ball  players. Tho Boston Bloomers  claim to be the champion lady base-  ballists of the world, and Lew  Waters aud Rockenfield, who  pitched against them in Denver,  say the outfit plays really good  ball and that the Nelson team  would have its hands full to beat  them out. Harry Sanger of Van-  coiiA'er is agent for the ladies' team,  and manager Waterman has written to make dates for July 2 and 3.  The ladies are making their seventh  annual trip and travel in a private  car.    The cricket club promises to become a live organization. Secretary Forbes has succeeded in interesting a number of the best local  players and figures on having 30  playing members within a few  days. The idea of bringing Rossland here for a game during the  celebration has been dropped.  Rossland does not want to tackle  Nelson without more practice, in  addition to which ib would be difficult to secure the recreation  grounds for the match. A game  will be arranged later on with an  outside team. In the meantime a  home game will be arranged between "Englishmen" and "Colonials." Two good elevens ean be  picked on this division and a close  game may be looked for. The  wiDg net, ordered for the club, will  be very valuable for practice. Any  two members who have an hour to  spare can put up the net on the  crease and practice batting and  bowling together.  The baseball excursion fco Spokane will leave here on Friday  morning, the 22nd instanfc, on the  regular Nelson & Fort Sheppard  train. The proposition to go via  Rossland has been abandoned  owing to the increased cost. The  prospect for a good crowd is bright,  and it is probable fchafc the 50 desired will be forthcoming.  kills out of 20 birds The weather  was bad for shooting. The scores  are as follows, each man shooting  at 20 birds:  tain Tlio .son....01110  Cn,  C"  H. W. V. Pollok .....lllll  K. II. W'illiumH 10001  'apt  ���J. h. Goepel OHIO  iinio  inn  CMKMIl  fHWUl  OHIO  01010  00110  11101  11101-l.'t  10001-12  11110-12  11010-10  Local trapshooters may be interested in learning that a now  record has been established for  breaking claybirds. A few days  ago J. S. Fanning of Ufcica, New  York, killed 21S birds without a  miss, thus breaking the world's  record of 211 straight kills made by  C. A. Young of Ohio.  The highest ter.m score in the  first C. M. R. A.'m Hcli was made by  one of the crack Toronto teams.  The Nanaimo Rifle Association, of  which Dr. Hall was formerly a member, came second with au aggregate  of 88-1 points and an average of 88].  The "secretary of the Dominion  Day celebration committeee received  a letter yesterday from the junior  association football club of Sandon  asking if they could get a game up  here on Dominion Day Avith boys  under 16. As the Sandon youngsters are apparently willing to come  without any money being put up  for them, the Nelson juniors should  be able to accommodate them.  A new rowing four was out for  their initial spin yesterday, the members being Hislop sfcroke; Wright  third; Pierey second, and Lauder  how. The men are sturdy and well  balanced, and they should make a  strong crew.  The present season will probably  be one of the most successful in the  history of the Nelson Tennis Club.  The membership is large, and the  attendance afc the courts excellent.  The annual tournament will probably be pufc on during July.  The celebration snb-eommitfcee in  charge of water sports announces  _tJieJtollpvring_program,_subjeet to  alterations in minor details :  Sailing Race ��� Conditions to be  mutually agreed upon. Weather  permitting, Monday, 9 a.m.; if  necessary to postpone, to be sailed  Tuesday, 1) a.m. Prize, pair of Le-  maire binoculars.  Four-oared Race���Local crews;  one mile. Pris-es, pewter mugs to  winning crows.   First heat, 2 p.m.  Single outriggers���Local entries'  half mile. 2:30 p.m, Prize, case of  pipes, donated by Crow <fc Morris.  Four-oared Race��� Local crews.  Second heat, 2-.'i0 p.m.  Ladies' Singles - - Quarter mile.  3:10 p.m. Prize, silver soup tureen,  donated by tho Miner.  Swimming Race ���Seventy-five  yards. 3:40 p.m.' Prize, gentleman's flask.  JTour-oared Race���Local crews ;  third heat or finals.   4:10 p.m.  Tandem Canoes���Half-mile wifch  turn ; 4:30 p.m. Prizes, silver cigarette cases to winning pair.  Double Sculls���Lady coxswains;  one-quarter mile. 4:40 p.m. Prize,  silver cream and sugar set fco coxswain of winning crew.  Triple Canoes ��� Half-mile wifch  turn. 5:10 p.m. Prize, silver match  boxes to winning crew.  Four-oared Shells���Crews from  Vancou ver and Winnipeg ; mile and  a half straightaway. 0 p.m. Prizes,  silver cups to winning crew.  Barrel Race���Seventy-five yards.  6:30 p.m.   Prize, silver flask.  The Nelson Gun Club held its  weekly slioot Saturday, only four  of the members turning up. Captain Thompson of Vancouver, a  visitor, headed the score with 13  It looks now as if there will be at  least five, if not six, entries for the  scratch fours' race on Dominion  Day. The latest crew to enter the  lists is made up as follows: George  Stillwell, stroke; II. W. R. Moore,  3; T. Gallon, 2; F. H. Hawkins, bow,  and T. Gallon, junior, cox. Mr.  Playford, of the firm of Crowe &  Morris, has consented to coach the  crew.  The rifle shooting at the ranges  on Saturday was well attended, the  increase of interest in shooting  being probably due to the C. M. R. A.  matches on the preceding Saturdays. The scores were not particularly high as will be seen from  the following list:  -  200  .j(>0  000  y-u.*  Yds.  YtK  Total  I*r. Hull   .. 31  28  20  7!)  '-lien G obey.  Q91  So-  27  75  Oscar li'iidon..' ..  .... 2J  30  21'  7t  Voters   23  2(1  "2  71  Stoelo , .. .    .    .  .. 23  19  21  0.5  II. ^Mactloniiell   .... 13  _i -  .,1  W  Beer...   t   . ..20  a-i  IS  i'i  5**inond<-    .       ...  .    IS  20  17  dl  1 nngford   .:'i  21  11  01  Judge b'oria.  .. Ki  20  .)  11  Phillips   17  3  ,j  I'i  Bcaslcv       .,   ..- ..  (J  0  0  1   (i  D. McKay,   ..   23  ���  ���  ���  WILL ISSUECROWN GRANTS  Political Situation,"  Victoria, June 17'.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Ciown grants for  blocks 88 and S9 will be issued to  the Canadian Pacific railway in a  day or two, and the company will  then have no excuse for not beginning work ou the depot aud yards  at Nelson.  The political .situation appears  unchanged. The mainland will get  three places in the cabinet. Wells  of northeast Kootenay" is likely "to"  be provincial secietary because of  his being a Liberal. The caucus at  Vancouver tomorrow to choose a  leader for the government may not  be pulled off. J. Roderick Robertson and Rod Tohnie are here, presumably looking filter the interests  of the Mine Ovvnei-s' Association.  NEW REPUBLICAN PLATFORM  Its Main Provisions.  Philadelphia, June 17.���For the  first time since the Republican  leaders began to assemble in Philadelphia there has today been some  earnest work upon the platform,  and a draft has been completed  which it is believed will receive the  approval of the convention. The instrument as far as prepared is of  considerable length, but very clear  cut and emphatic in its enunciations.  It begins by calling attention to the  piomiscs that were made in the St.  Louis convention of 1806, and, after  enumerating them, declares thafc  faith has been kept in almost every  instance.  Especial attention is called to the  fact that the platform of 1806 promised that the country should be  put up on the gold standard, aud  that this pledge has been faithfully maintained.  The president's policy with reference to the Philippines is endorsed  throughout, and his conduct of the  war with Spain is upheld in the  strongest terms of commendation  and praise. The president's course  on the Boer-British entanglement  is also endorsed. The president  also comes in for praise because of  his attitude in The Hague peace  conference, and the administration  is commended i'or its position and  its accomplishments in the matter  of an ''open door" iu China. There  is no reference to the present critical condition in China. The shipping subsidy bill is endorsed.  Mark Hanna, Avho is credited  with the authorship of the gold  standard bill, was in conference  with Smith and Foraker for some  time today with reference to tho  financial plank of the platform. He  is especially anxious that this plank  should be unequivocal in its language, and no concession should be  made ,to the silver interest. The  .representatives from ther western  states are antagonizing him somewhat on this subject, but 'Mr.  Hanna expresses confidence thafc no  concession will be made.  reaches Johannesburg from Potchefstroom. These two columns  have proved that the western  Transvaal is a hollow shell, without  resources for resisting invasion.  One of president Kruger's sons has  surrendered. General Roberts  goes out of liis way to explain his  immediate plan of campaign. Geueral Buller has been ordered to  Standerton, and Heidelberg will  soon be occupied. The Boer forces  in the Transvaal will then be separated from the Free State commandoes, and each division will be dealt  with in turn. The first movement  which' general Buller will make  from Standerton will be toward  Vrede, where 1000 prisoners are  confined.  ALL CABINETS IN THE DARK  News From French'Sources.  Paris. June 17.���A cablegram received today from the French consul afc Hong Kong does not mention  the reported murder of the German  minister at Pekin nor the reported  destruction of the legations there.  The French consul at Tien Tsin  telegraphs that the European detachments senfc to Pekin are advancing very slowly. In the recent  rioting in Pekiu the consul reports  the Boxers burned the Protestant  Episcopal establishments in the  town. All is quiet in the Erench  concession. French, troops with  artillery are being sent from Ton-  quin to Tien Tsin where they will  arrive June 25th. Other troops  despatched from France will arrive  on July 3rd. The minister of  marine has ordered a division of  cruisers to be got ready for the sea  to reinforce the French squadron in  Chinese waters. Transports are  also being prepared to take military  reinforcements.  TROOPS IN AFRICA REDUCED  End of the War Near.  London, Juno 18.~J:20 a.m.���  There aro some indications that lord  Roberts considers the end of the  struggle in South Africa afc a fair  distance. One of these is the fact  that the Natal volunteers, who  have seen hard service, were dismissed to their homes by sir Redvers JJulier on Saturday. They  were cheered as fchey leffc. A noiiher  indication i.s the report current in  authoritatively informed military  circles in Londou thafc a complete  division of regulars is to be withdrawn from general Buller's army  and embarked afc Durban for China.  The troops drawn from India will  probably go next.  Lord Roberts let yesterday go by  without telegraphing.  Unofficial intelligence from Machadorp via Lorenzo Marquez is to  the effect that fche British troops  are now near Middlebnrg.  League Games.  St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 11.  Chicago 8, Pittsburg i.  Kansas City 3, Detroit 4. i  Situation an the Philippines.  Manila,   June   17.���Judge   Taffc  and his colleagues of the-civil  commissions are studying the different  legislative-phases of  the situation  preparatory to the work of enacting now laws ou September 1 when  they assume legislative power.  The  people of Manila seem pleased with  the democratic course of the  commissioners and'with  their  habitually     courteous    demeanor.      The  earlier feeling of disappointment is  slowly  disappearing.    The   United  States forces had vwo engagements  of     importance    last < week.    The  troops     under     general    Funston  and general Grant organized au advance wifch parts of  five  regiments  and two guns against  five hundred  rebels in   a mountain   stronghold  east of   Biacnabat,  where  it  was  supposed  captain���Robertfj,-of tire"  35th regiment, who was capfcuied  lasfc month afc San  Miguel  de  Ma-  ynma,   was   held   captive.       The  Americans   operated   under  many  diiliculLies and over an exceedingly  rough country, but  the  rebels re-  ticatcd.      As   tho   re-aulfc   Of   Jasfc  week's    scouring,   sixty    Filipinos  were killed, 200 were captured and  300   rifles,  with   23,000   rounds of  ammunition     were      .surrendered.  Three American)- were killed.  WAR AND BRITISH POLITICS  Insurgents Win This Time.  Ivinc'ktox, Jamaica, June 17.���  Tho royal mail steamer Don, captain j)avis, wliich arrived h��>ro  today from Colon, Colombia, brings  news of au important battle fought  on I'Viday last about ten miles outside of Panama. According to this  information the insurgent forces  were victorious and some 200 of fche  government troops were killed. It  is inferred thafc Panama may already be in possession of the rebels.  The latter were strongly entrenched  at San Joaquin, near Santa Maria,  when the Don left Colon.  South African War Situation.  Nkw York, June 17.-��� Isaac N.  Ford, in his latest cable on the  South African Avar filed at 5 o'clock  this morning, deals briefly with the  situation in the absence of important news. He says: "There was  little war news from South Afi ica  yesterday, but what there wtis  seemed favorable to tho British  side. General Baden-Powell had  reached Rustonborg and a column  was starting from Pretoiia to meet  him. Baden-Powell will bo in  Pretoria    befoie    general   Hunter  Next General Elections.  Nkw York, June 17.���Mr. Ford  cables this morning's Tribune from  London in regard to British politics  as follows:  "The China crisis and the unexpected prolongation  of   the South  African war, through the difficulty  of transport and fche  desperate resistance of the Boers, have choked  off all talk about a general election  in July.    The Liberals will put out  a strong feeler on Monday in questioning the ministers upon the state  of the registry,  but  there is not'  likely to be a definite answer. Lord  Salisbury has not'made up hie mind  respecting the dafce of the election.  Th'eininisfers themselves are divided  respecting the expediency of forcing  an a ppeal to the country.  "There is endless chattering in fche  smoking rooms of the political  clubs, but the shrewdest, surmises  defer the elections until October,  and displace lord Salisbury at the  foreign office as soon as the present  question is wound up and Mr. Balfour is afc liberty to devote his  energies to the Chinese question.  "Mr. Chajnbj*rijynJs_noMikejy_to  Teinaih iu the colonial office, and  his future is the most difficult problem which lord Salisbury is called  upon fco .solve, He i.s a favorite  with the queen, and his relations  wifch lord Salisbury and Mr, Balfour are most cordial. The leadership of.the commons, the first lordship of the treasury and the chan-  collorship ,of the exchequer are  posts for which he is pre-eminently  fitted, but sir Michael 11 icks'Beach,  like sir William Harcourt, has no  idea of retiring from parliament,  and there are scores of old Tories  who cannot tolerate the thought of  serving under Mr. Chamberlain.  "All these political changes are  dependent upon lord Roberts' success in bringing the war to a close.  The main obstacle to peace is the  impracticability of ending the war  by an armistice or negotiations.  The fighting would cease at once if  the British generals could grant the  -Boers any terms short of unconditional surrender. But as lord  Roberts can only invite them to  disperse to their farms, ami submit  as gracefully as possible to British  rule, naturally the fighting  continues.  ���'The occupation of .Johannesburg  has deprived president Kruger of a  financial base i'or conducting the  war afc the expense of foreign shareholders, and while the Lydenburg  district may be well provisioned,  the Boer refugees are nofc likely to  remain long in hiding."  Ordered to China.  Manila, June 18.���10 a.m.���The  0th regiment has been oidered to  Manila, whence ifc will proceed to  China.  Rigid Chinese Censorship.  London, June 18.���3 a.m.���There  is nofc a cabinet in Europe apparently that known what has been  transpiring in Pekin for five days,  or in Tien Tsin for three days. Nor  is there any that knows what difficulties the small and inadequately  equipped international column is  contending with between those  cities. The German foreign ofllce,  upon learning of the report of the  murder of baron von Ketteler, the  German minister at Pekin, sent a  telegraphic enquiry to St. Petersburg to the Russian government  because, through its. wires to Manchuria, it was supposedly iu a better  position than the other governments to obtain direct news. Tn  reply the German foreign office was  informed thac notln'ng whatever  was known on the subject as communication with Pekin was interrupted.  The report spread world wide  from Shanghai that the legations  had been attacked and that one  minister, probably the German, had  been murdered, has beeu traced to  the Stao Tai Sheng who, for a few  days as the empress dowager's  agent, has been censoring telegrams  from Shanghai. The Shanghai  correspondent of the Daily Express  says :  " Sheng, as the head of the telegraph administration, pretended  that the line connecting Shanghai  with Pekiu had been down since  June 9 and that the wires to Tien  Tsin were cut on June 15. Nevertheless, it is notorious that constant  communications have been passing  from Shanghai to Pekin over the ,  northern and western routes,  although Sheng has refused both  ministers aud consuls the privilege '  of using the lines. It is known that;  last Friday Sheng received a message from either Pekin or Tien Tsin.  Thisr dispatch said that general  Tung Fuh Siang's troops aided' the  Boxers in an organized attack on  the foreign? legal ions and that/ in  the attack some of the legation  buildings were reduced to ruins,  and one foreign minister sliced to  pieces."  Why in  the cables ifc should   be,  added that the murdered minister  was baron von Ketteler is* not explained.  According to another telegram  front,Shanghai, dated June 17th, at  7:25 p. m., Sheng had fled, fearing  that the foreign authorities were  about to arrest him because of his  stoppage of telegrams. A third  cablegram" asserts that" th'e reports ���  ot the murder of the German minister emanated from London and are  quite uncomfirmed and are discredited afc Shanghai.  "The German minister has boen  captured," is the announcement to'  the Morning Post from Pekin, in a  dispatch dated June 13th, 5 p. vat,  via Aden~June���15th. "This is the "  latest press message known to have  left Pekin.    Ifc continues as folluws:  "A crowd of Boxers* occupies the _  street, cutting off communication  between the buildings. A few  Boxers are parading the cifcy. The  position in regard to foreigners is  pitiable. The Boxers hold tiie officers of Tung Chun i'or redemption.  Anarchy reigns tit that place. The -  Americans in the interior of two  neighboring provinces have been  .advised to leave, bufc several have  no means of doing so.  'Tidees a relief force is sent there '  is danger.of a massacre of n'ltivo  Christians. A large Chine'-e army  is ready to oppose fche relief column  ou the way here. The Chinese  government cannot decide whether  to adopt the policy of rigidly suppressing* the Boxers or that of  defying the world. The decision  rests with the dowager empn>s��."  Coomassie Belief Column.  London, June 17.���Tne Daily Express has received the following dispatch, dated Friday, from Prahsun:  No additional news is to hand from  Coomassie. The incessant rains aie  delaying the advance of the relief  column which is likely to see some  tough work. Seven wounded  oflicers and 130 men are expected  here from  the  front.  Troops for China.  Manila, Juno 17.���The gunboat  Concord, with marines aboard, has  sailed under sealed orders, supposedly for China. The British  cruiser Buena Ventura has sailed  for Hong Kong wifch troops and  stores for Hong Kong and Tien  Tsin.  I  i  I  _____________^________^________^l_'  ^���^^Vj^T?^-,''"^��22!5!SSfei^S5;  sA^a^-fr^^jY^ v*v&*f^'  .vr.-s rv *. ^&-~j&z$&qsB&31^^ THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C MONDAY   JUNE 18 1900  Ti  There is no store whore good  clothing  can   be  bought  to  better  advantage than here  For Men, Boys, ancl Children  A most beautiful collection in plain and fancy worsteds, in  neat checks, stripes, clays and serges made in single and double  breasted  sack style.  A big assortment of hats, shoes, ties, shirts, underwear,  hosiery,  etc.    Prices the lowest.  BROWN    &    CO.   Hall Block, 269 Baker St.  #  ffl  ffl  i ���  i  \<  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  %  ^*��-  :��*^f  m  >.(=}.(_?.  mn  \&  i'ez).  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  Fire Brick Fire Clay  and Sewer Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  -Just received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quaris).   This is  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  ffl  ffl  "ffl  '���Mafeking" and "Pretoria." Di-  rt'cr.ly the war is over these masquerading relics are to be shipped  to England and the colonies, and  we may be sure that many an innocent parent will hand down to  liis heirs a Mafeking match-box or  a Pretoiia paper-knife made from  the unshelled trees of the Black  Forest. It is a great pity thafc this  should be so. Holies of our  historic struggles tire richly  prized, and ifc is hard that  those who hold genuine mementoes  should have to watch the tolerant  smile on the cynical lips of those to>  whom they show them wifch pride.  In the case of the pencils made  from dum-dum bullets gathered on  the Held of Onulurman, the work,  with lord Kitchener's authority,  wa.s placed in the hands of an irreproachable London lirm, and everybody who purchased a pencil knew  that lie held in his hand a genuine  relic of a great deed. Happily it is  not too late for something of the  same sort to bo done in regard to  South Africa, and in the meantime  the public should possess their souls  iu patience.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  Charles D. J. Christie  GENERAL BROKER  4 doors wont of Dominion Express oflleo.  P. O. Box 521.   Phonos: Ollleo 117, Houso 152  Thi'co fix room houses foi rent.  Heal estate in nil parts of the city for sale  H. J-  EVANS  & CO.  (_3.__i.0.e_1.(^.(&.(_r..(Z_i.c__'.c_rl.(-7.(__'..  ��  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 16TO.  We can suit  You with  What you  in  Boots, Shoes  and Rubbers  We carry full lines from  infants' to men's, built  by the best makers on  the continent, and will  guarantee price and  quality to be satisfactory.  Tiik  prohibition measure wliich  premier Macdonald has introduced  iu the Manitoba legisfcnre can hardly  be expected   to  please   the   ultra  IDrohibitionisfco*, though they   may  aeeepfc ifc as an advance in tho direc-  of total   prohibition.     "While   the  measure does  not prohibit either  the manufacture,   importation   or  ���whole-s'ale   dealing   in    liquors,   ifc  SJeiningly does prohibit the retail  sale of such liquor.    I fc would, therefore, appear that fche operation of  the law -would have the effect of  destroying the saloon interest, and  incidentally    considerable   of   the  provincial revenues.     With   most  politicians the financial side of the  prohibition question has received  the greatest attention, but in Manitoba this issue appeal s to have been  relegated to second place, greater  importance beiug attached to the  right of the individual to consume  as much liquor as he chooses in his  own home. The sole restriction  upon home di inking appears to be,  that in cases where the householders get too jolly, the privilege  of keeping liquor in the house will  be denied ^theni. It must be said  that the Manitoba measure is unique in the way of prohibition legislation. It does not strike at any  man's rights, to get drunk,'but ifc  preset ibes that he shall nofc get  liquor to drink from any licensed  retail dealer. One effecfc of such  legislation would certainly do away  with the treating system, but it remains to be seen whether the saloon  interest will consent to be saciificed  in a compromise between those who  contend that no men have a right  to chink, and those who contend  they have the same liberties with  lespeet to drinking as they have  with respect to eating.  Tn 13 Conservatives of Vancouver  are making every effort to have  Charles "Wilsou Q.C., counted in as  ono of Vancouver'!*- representatives.  On the first count, on the night of  election, the Conservative leader  was just six votes below Gilmour  the Martin candidate, and failed of  election. This was not considered  sufficient! y_safe_by_exii)reinitr_ Joe,  so he had an official count and stood  afc the returning officer's elbow so  thafc there should be no mistakes.  The icsult was that every Martin  candidate ^wont ujj the scale while  all their opponents* came down and  Gilmour secured a plurality of twenty-one votes over Wilson instead of  six. The conditions of the official  count were nob safci&Faetory to the  Conservatives. With Martin as a  contestant, judge, lefcice, starter  aud .stakeholder fchey do not consider they wero fairly treated and  fchey will now havo a recount before  one of the judge6-.      Sham War Sehcs.  The   public  should   be  on   their  guard against  buying  too  readily  mementoes   of   fche  war  in  South  Africa.    A correspondent, wiitiug  to an   Knglish  contempoiary, tells  fche stoiy of a visit paid by a fi iend  of hia fco a workshop  in  the Black  Forest, showing thafc sham mementoes aro aheady being  turned  out,  and iu the gro&s.    The  vioifcor was  amused to note that the workpeople  afc this factory were turning oufc at  lightning speed paper-knives, pincushion?,      cigarette-boxof-.       and  match-boxes, fche majoi ifcy of which  were   marked   wifch  the   seducing  legend,  "Made of wood grown at  Ladysmith."    Some,  however, boie  thematic of "The Modder," others  of   '���Kimberley,"   "Belmont"    and  "G'raspan," while, wifch  commercial  confidence in  fche omnipotence of  Briti.sh    arms,   there    wore   relics  marked   with   wood    taken   from  His Qualification.  Hanbury Williams in Blackwood's Magazine0relates the following anecdote regarding the enlistment of recruits at Calgary for  Strathcona's Horse: One man, they  told me, presented himself to the  recruiting officer, and stated his  various qualifications strongly but  concisely. The officer looked at  him and said: "Where have I seen  you before? Why you've been convicted three times for horsestealing!"  "'Ye0, sir," lesponded the unabashed volunteer hopefully, "aud  I've brought my rope!"  The sequel of the story is unau-  tlienticated, bufc ifc is whispered  fchafc that officer will nevei be short  of a good horse if there is one anywhere in the neighborhood during  a campaign.  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  REST     7000,000  AGENT TOR S. S. KIMBALL'S SAFES  INSURANCE.  LOANS.  R. SHERWOOD  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  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 VOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WK WILL MAICH IT KOK VOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  First door west  of Bank of British  Columbia buildine.  Baker Street  Lord Stiathfona and Mount Rojal .   Piesidcnt  Hon George A. Di uiiimond Vice Picsidenl  E. S. Cluuston     ... .   6onci.il Manager  NHLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenaj- Street0,  Bi.viohes in London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, And all tho in incipal cilio&in Canada  Buy and sell Stalling Exchange and Cable  Ti.m^fci-  Giant Commercial ar.d Travpleis' Credits,  available in any p.iit of the woild.  Uiafts Issued, Oollectioni-. .Made, Kte.  Saving's Bank Branch  ' OUUBKNT R VT1' OK INI URrST PAID.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  MINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Ticasmj Stock  I'Xchcquer, 1000  Big Horn, 5000  I'enrin. tOOO 100  Richelieu. 1000  WANTED  Rambler Cailboo and Giant  For sale���fi ioom house lliime addition, ?S.">0.  11-iooiu hou-io, cheap, teims casj ; dose m.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, AVARD SI IlEET  diaries St. Barbe  Stock at]d Share Broker  General Agent  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. C.  Coffee roaflterH ard dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer freoh roasted coifee of boat usialily as  follows:  Tava and Arabian Macha. per pound...... $  *0  Ja7a and Mocha .Blend, 3 pounds     1 00  Hino Santos, 1 pounds  100  Santos Blend, i> pounds  I 00  Our Special Blond, 6 pounds ............... 1 00  Onr Rio Roast, 6 pounds  1 00  A trial ordor solicited.   Salesroom 2doorseaet  of Oddfellows block. West Bake- nbuet.  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  JH A. Say ward  HALL AND LAKE STIIKETS, NKLSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNKU OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White  Pine  Lumber Always in  Stocl\.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  ,Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit oa Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin^B. 0., and Dawson City, IS. W. T.  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HhAD   OFFICE TORONTO,  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest   82,500.000  $2,381,863  -$1,554,710  D. H. Wilkle, General Ma-iagcr.  li. Hay. lii.v_a'jor.  S\ootenay Cigar fflfg, Co;  MEMOS, BRITISH COLUMHIA  Nel-on Diwnch���Tim in Block, 221 Bal.er Street  J, Al, LAY, Manage*'.  A. & TbARROW,~A.'_iLlG.Y.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O   Hnr t�� J'MiBrHOVK XO  V)  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Lethbridge Gait Coal  The l>e-.t value for the money In the market  for all purposes  tbrmh CASH      W, P, TsEnNKY, General Agent  Trtlonhnhp Uf      OfHrP wirh C. r>. I  Phr'stip.  MstElFslXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Uncage and c \ pi e^ moved loanypaitof the  citj.   Special atu-ntion ieim-ii (o heavy tenii.tng.  Ollice un net-Viuf oui and Wat d M rents. Telephone I'll W. A. CCJ3TKL1.0. Manage*.  ;zxz-zxzzzxzxxxz-zixxzzzxxzzxzTz_zzzzzzzixzxxxxxxzxixxi  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A largo Btock of 'trst-claee dry material o&  hand, ojtso a full lino of fwiBh, doors, mouldlnga.  turned work, etc t  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard*   Foot of Hendryx street). Nelson  Telephone 91     Jdf]n   1^,   AgOIlt  Palace W|eat WJarl^et  Headquarters  " for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Apply G. L, LENNOX. Solicitor, NoKnn B. C  ~        gaol" suppLibsT  Temleis will l)** i������<������������ veil In lite uiiclurvgiieil up  lo (lie evening of WVdiii -d.ij. .hiup ailh, for the  hii'iplMtij; of ill'' foliowiiiff ni In les to the I'lmm-  f ill (i.ml .tl NtUon tiiHii Jtilj Jsl. l!H����r to June  ,'iillti, I'Ktl  (.UOCKIUKB  I'ltdA')  Ainvr  COAL  Vl.'OKTA.KU'S  mt'ioMh. i.re  A dctaili tl h-.l (.111 he ' con .md ,iur information  obtaim fl .italic (!o\uinim nl At;' nt 1 ollice.  .lOllS' A. TURXKU,  Uorciiinicnt Agent,  N0TJG��Wr4EIEfrNr0~F"ST0CKHQrD"ERS".  I Allen's Apple Cider,  P, THORPE  & CO.  M  '.-tzzxzzxzzzxzxizizxzjxzzzzx-zzzzzzzzzxzizxixxzzxxxixti  DR. ALEX FORIN  OiKicfc:   TTousios* Diock.  XoiioP is hcu-h) ki'' e11th.1t upon the2Srddiy  o'.liib A. II . I'M', .il *i��o'-lotk.i in ,i�� Ihecniii-  pinj dHicc in .Nelyin. II r; thcionillhc hold .1  mc'iiiiK of Ihc sloe kholdt'is ol tho Uoldcnd.ilo  .Mining 1 11111)1 in}. .1 coijjoi.ition. foi Hie pui pose  o coii-iid''iiiiK 'i inopoMtioii Lo -.oil thu Gohk'n  dale and Youhk nmiiiiuoii uimcml (laium (crow 11  ifi.inti d), ��itn ite about Ann iniU'-i south of NcNon,  Hntish Coluinbi i in West, Koolon.ij Milling Dis  (net iirili-.li t'ulnnibi.i. to paj the outstanding  indebtedness of s i,d comp.iin.  (.OLIJli.VI'AI.K :dl-liN(? COJII'AW.  My I-. I>. li>! , f-ci relary,  I *.iitd this lllh daj of Juno, A. U. lf��W.  NOTICE   OF   MEETING.  Tho NcKon plumbers, ga-- ,uid btcnm flfler>3  union lurch) every hccond and fourth Friday at  the Miuora' Union hall at 8 p.m.  Ii. WKEKS, Secretary pro torn.  HaiiiiCictuiais o�� and  d<'ileis m Tlimcss, I'ack  and Stock Saddles apu.ro-  joos, CollaT-3, Iii idle i und  Whips. -  Helson Harness Shop  Hall Street, Nelson.  Notice of Application for a  Certi!l-  cate of Improvements.  IlROKI'S* Hll.f. Mr.VI.HM.Cl.MM, Sill .MI-IV TUB  ���Ais'suoiti'it 51im\(, Dnisio.v oti- Wnr  Kooiivw ITis-imcr, am> iocaii-d about  i��o nun^ souinwi t>r or Ai,\iivouii[, a��-  IOIMNC llli; AltKANsAs, U.VIl'H1 AN*I> UNION  AflN'l-l-M, Ci AIM^.  Take notice tliat I. It. E. Young, (actinir as  .igmilfoi K, ,1, ItobiMts, fiee mine-'M c*ttihcato  ipcciat Xo. (>SI, and Anna O. Buckley, floe  iiiinoiVcctilloato Mo. Ii IW'17) freo miner's coi-  ti'le.ite No H H HO, intend, si\tj dajs fiom the  date heieof, to apply to the tinning lecordcr for  .1 reitilicalc" of uupiovcinciits. for Ihe puiposo o  obtnriiiiir a cionn Riant of the uonve claim.  And fmliter t.ikc notice tli.it notion, under ��eo  lion 37, nnMl bo coinnienced befoie the issuance  of such certilli ate of improvc-iianU-.  I>atcd this 21Uidiy of April, A. Ii��� HKSO.  ft. K. YOUNG, P.L.S.  A feature will he nmdo of the poultry and  game trade. They will always be on hand dur.  mg their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  189 Josephine St.,l>efc'veov) Baker and Vernon.  Telephone lo9.  ^Contracting Painters, Decorators, Papei hangers.  .Kull line of wall paper, mouldings, or<s,   Kalso-  niining and Tintint;.   Strictly fiistclais  woik.  Estimates f urnished.   Residence Mill S*rect,   MCfCrilM    U    f*  Opposite School Houfo  WdLiOUiN, J>. L*.  W.-Starmer Sit|ith & Cor  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING     '  Oflloe Ward Streot Opposita Opora Honse  ^JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON, B. C.  A boarding and day w-hool conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It ts situated at  the coi nor of Jlill and Josephine stieotH Ut 0110 of  tho bes-fr rosldpiiltal poi tions of Nelson, and is  oftHlly accessible frosu ull parte of tho city.  Tho couiso of study iticludes the fiili'tann-nlal  and higher branches of thoiotigh Knglish education: Business com so-bookkeeping, stenography and tjpowi thug. Science courso���musio;  vocal and tnHlrumont'll, drawing, etc. Plain art  and ncodlowoik, etc.  For tonus and particulars apply to tlio Sister  Superior.  h7 d��� ashoroft  BLACKSMJTHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon ropairlnR prrtnptly atteudod to by a  flrRt-cliHs wheelwriftht.  Special attention ph on to all klndu of repairing and cTiatoui woik from outside potntfi.  Shop:   Hall -St.. between Baker and Vernon  aw  N|ills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  oGet prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner Hall and Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track'  Mills Hall Street Wharf  P. Burns &  Head Office at  NELSON, B. O.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Porks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid-  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND EETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY SrEAM  25 CEXTS TO SI  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heat-  ed with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrafc-claga  (ilnlng-jrooia. Sample rooms for commercial men,  RATES $2 PER DAY  W|rs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  I.ATK OV Villi 110YAL HOTEL. CALGARY  MElfWANTED  1000 men m.uitcil to -inland Curi-an's  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  , tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines, of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per. suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Ncel.ind-5* Buildinp-, Baker Street.  ITRED J, SQUIRE  M.Hi<M?or.  Kootenay Steam laundry  BtOMBERG & SWEDBEFiC  PKOI'KiniORS  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  G SGHO  Bcei' or Half-aiul-h.ilf on!}  COOL  nnwri  AT TIIE  CLUB HOTEL  The only good Boer in Nelson  A. LARSON, Manager  Hard Coal  Au tin acito  GREAT REDUCTION  S9.S5[go?.r'8Xesb   S6.15  DELIVERED  T-CtiKl'ItONIC  33  0, W, West & Co.  en House  Bakor and Ward  Streets, Nelfaoa  alley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIG  Ofltco with C. W. Wcs.t-& Co., corner Hall and  Uivkcr sticets.  City oflloe ot the NoNou Sodavatcr Factory.  jTeTannable  GENERAL  BROKER  Thiee dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  One lot  on   Stanley   street,  opposite  Royal  hotel, tor sale at a bargain.  One faeven-roomed house and one three-room  houso tor resit.  See MNASLE  The only hotel In Nol&on that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms aro woli furnished and lighted  by eleotilcity.  Tho bar is always stocked by the best doin s-  tlo and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  EEIE, B. 0.  First-cla3S In every respect. Choicest! wines,  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guusts.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL. Proprietor,  SLOCAN JUNCTJOpOTEL  J. IL MrMANUS, Manager.  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Romo\ed to ltol-c- Sticet, opposite the Queen's  K REISTERER & CO1  BKKWKRS AND BOTTLKRS OH"  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery to tho trade  Brewery at Nelson  llir stocked with befat brands of Mines, liquors,  and Cigars.   15eer on di.iuehl.   Large comfort- {  able rooms.   Fii si class, tabic board. '  Nelson   Wine   Oo.  CHOICE WINES AND LIBORS  Special attention given to family trade  Baker street, FRANK  A.   TAMsLlM  i_  NelBon, B, O.  MANAGES THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C, MONDAY, JUNE 18, 1900  lZ-__ZX_ZZ__Z-Z_ZX-_-ZlL_Zl_ZZ___l__i~,  �� SOUK jj  ��  AtilCNTS  FOn'MUTl'KIMCIv.S        ii  j PAITKK.N.S |1  JxrxxJixiTXTirxxxxxixTxiir-ixixiiri*!  ANNUAL SPRING AND SUMMER CLEARANCE SALE  urnishin  \jxz___zz_xzz_\zzzzzzzzxz__xzxz:  REMNANTS- OF  j   J'Rl.Vl-s, UUthOSS. OH  jj   CLOTHS, EMilROIUEUV  jj HALF PRICE  11  zzzzz_zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzxzzzxn  We will offer special bargains in all departments at this, our annual sale.   Prices never  before equalled in this city.   Sale commencing- "Wednesday, June 20th.  w  s_BBH_&>tx__\  HOSIERY  Children's  and  Ladies'  I'n mous Hems-  dot f dye-fust  black   hose,  per  pair 15c.  two pair 25c  Ladies' ties  ii^S^lf ���Made   ties,  .t_%__&^ bows,  scarfs,  COMFORT K05B   aiul stoeks at  lialf price.  GLOVES  Special line of Kid Gloves at 75e  per pair, guaranteed.  Silk and Nearsuede Gloves. .'Just  the thing for hot weather.  LADIES'  BELTS  Samplo lines  ol'  Ladies' Leather,  Silk and Elastic Belts at 25c  HANDKERCHIEFS  Ladies'     AVhite.    1 lorn-Stitched  I laud kerchiefs*, per  do*/. 50c  WRAPPERS  j��$f___i  BARGAINS IN SHIRT WAISTS,  LADIES'  CORSETS  Latest 1900 Spring and Summer  Style Shift Waists, less than cost,  from 50c up.  CHILDREN'S  DEPARTMENT  Iu Ladies Corsets we lead as to  well assorted stock of the best  makes and styles. We carry the  best makes obtainable, which dur-  LADIES' CORSET COVERS  Children's    White   and    Muslin  Dresses iu all sizes.  Children's Undervests  10c  each  and up.  Hose Suspenders, per pair    . .15c  CHILDREN'S   DRESSES  Special bargains, from 20c each  up; also ladies' summer vests at 10c  each, 3 for 25c each, worth 20c each.  LADIES' NIGHT DRESSES  1     Ladies' Alpaca and Serge Dress  Shirts, half-price, each. $ 2.00  *,  Linen,'Pique", Lawn, Muslin and  Silk Shirt AVtiists at half-price.  DRESS   SKIRTS  ing our sale we will offer at prices  from 50c per pair up to $4.50.  Jt & G, PD, D & A, and Ci-ompton  Glove-Fitting. Our Summer Corsets  at 45c saie piice.  i  The latest styles and patterns in  Washing Print, Lawn, and Sateen,  at gLeatly reduced prices.  '  s  CAPES  AND   JACKETS  Ladies Silk and CnilTon Jetted  Capes at half piice.  Feather Boas at cost.  Ladies Lawn Dressing Jacket?,  Lawn and Muslin Aprons, each 25e  COSTUMES  DRESS DEPARTMENT  In this department we not only  lead but we excel, with some of the  finest lines over .shown in this city,  wliich we offer at great reduction of  price.  Black cretons at half price.  Silk creton at cost price.  Black and navy dress serges from  35c yard up.  Corset   Special, Make   for  stout  women. <  Ladies Ready  Drosses. Suits  nnd Cloths, at  Made Costumes and  in the Latest Styles  half-price, to clear.  Ladies' Crash, Pique, Linen, Cambric, Duck and Muslin fteady-Made  Dross Skirts in latest styles. We  wiil sell, dm ing -ale, away down,  at reduced prices.  Sec our Ladies' Black Crcpon  Dross Skirts,, in the latest up-to-  date style**.  LADIES' DRAWERS  A"*"*"*-~_* vi '  A       |  Short Dresses for Children from  one yoa'r to five years, from 25c  each and up.  - White Drawers in all sizes, from  25c per pair np.  L White Shirts with bands. Children's Night-Dresses in all sizes from  45c each up.  MUSLIN   PINAFORES  We will sell during sale reliable  Magnetic Corsets, at $1.25  PARASOLS,   ETC.  We have several lines which we  will sell at our sale fiom 40c to 75c  each.  Special bargains to clear in lines  of chemise.  White underskirts 50c each up.  We will- offer ladies' silk underwear during our sale at cost.  Pi ints per yard..   ......'..   . 10c up  White pique per yard I Oc up  Cambric per yard 10c up  Muslin per yard - .   . 10c up  Duck per yard      ,.   ...     ..   10c up  Gingham per yawl,      . .   ,.    10c tip  Table linen per yard  , 25c  Linen napkins per dozen      ..      $1  Big reductions in towels and  towling, sheeting and pillow cotton.  Sideboard cloths, pillow shams and  toilet covers*.  GENTS' FURNISHINGS  a-vflfS3*��iKS^EJ^^'^^i   __f_  t__^__^asaa^^__m^ v 5  ���j.-.a____a2E8Siss&,  :f^_i^____l__t:ESS_\:  -���JSSBS__B_3BSE3B^vfaf��&*-   |  i^___a__i___^B&B^^_t^^_^^a_'  u_was-_B��SKB_  '''_i3fEJIQfi_ '  BOW TIES  All the latest styles and design  in neckwear.  HOSE  Comfort half  hose in cotton,  lisle, cashmere  and silk.  COMFORT HALFHOSE  J.HAMILT0N&>NS  CHILDREN'S CORSET WAISTS  A small lot at 25c and 35c por pair.  Muslin    Pinafores   for   Children  between one and live years.  ��� INFANTS'   SLIP   DRESSES  All  Children's and Ladies' Parasols  and  Sunshades ai less than  cost.    Umbrellas from 50c each up.  .Ladies   and   Children's   Mackintoshes at cost.  SiLK DEPARTMENT  Silks suitable for waist patterns.  Our sale pi ices will be one half.  Black satin, silks and brocade  silks*. ^ We ask your careful inspection as ^ e bought those goods direct  from the factory before' the last  big advance of market. AVe will  oil'er them at baigain prices, away  down.  French organdie. ''  Silk stripe muslin."  Silk brocades and satins for evening wear at cost.  &GH5H fmw<i  Childict-'b Corset Waists, for  Children from one to 15 years, from  35c per pair up.  MEN'S   DRESS   SHIRTS  TRADE <Z$tfJT$~) MARK  t~  ��� r^m^!^'T��WJi!yi��i����ar.-l  _i_-z___z-z.z--z--z_xz���-.z_ziz--z^t_\:  \ A RL. CARPETS' I  " SEWN -  AN�� liATB  ���   FREE OF GEtAKGE  Infants Long Slip Dresses, 75c  each and up.  Foot Blankets, Shoulder Shawls,  Bibs, Booties, Napkins, Bands, Bonnets, etc.  ,     HATS  t New York hats in derby  and fedoras in all the leading styles  and qualities.  Late5;  literal);  OPEN BACK &, FRONT  MILLINERY  All hats and shapes* at half price.  Children's   straw   hat?*,   bonnets  and tarns at half price.  HOUSE FURNISHINGS  In this depai tment wc carry  complete lino of cai pet*-, rugs*, linoleum and floor oil* loths fiom 25c  a yurd up. Special sale prices on  all carpets dm ing --ale will be cost  price: also in curtains poi tieres,  table covers and curtain poles.  REMEMBER THIS SALE BEGINS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20th  _zztzzzzziztzzzzzzzzzz_zzzzzzzx_t_xx_  3    W K11K 1 <U: -- UIPLKS  _ OV AHDVfi  HOODS  BKb'OIiK bAL.K  ���ES   |  M.    -. V<  ���TV- J**1  rsrwr-^.^U. * ^V/v^j-^-.^--,;*!^^^ THE TRIBUNE:  KELSON, B. 0-, MNNDAY JUNE 18 1900  er Gloves  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  The proper thing for spring house-  cleaning and gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our -  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. F. Teetzel & Co  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS'SUPPLIES  y^.*5J^^^��T^GTSr:Sr.3P??*��r* ^^IS^^S^S-^^S^f^f-iS^.^  Uf  to  iti  to  to  to  to  il  V  V  il  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  iti  to  to  to  to  to  iti  iti  to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  All mail orders receive our prompt attention,   iti  As we only employ expert help, our watch making  ffl  and jewelery department cannot be surpassed.   ^  WHERE YOU CAN SAVE MONEY  IN   BUYING  JEWELERY  FROM  JACOB DOVER, The Leading Jeweler  Nelson, B. C  to   All work guaranteed to be satisfactory.  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  to  to  to  to  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  Etulccc-   Street,   Nelson.  Xti  iti  iti  to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  iti  to  >��  ���)S-/f  -*-*f-**-_9-__i-_~-^.**.**-i~i' 8T*��������.�����*:*?''*5"'^-'5T,.'5':<������� "Br*:5":2��-  A. FERLAJiD & CO.  Look out for A. Ferland & Co.'s  ehangeof ad tomorrow. Sweeping* reductions in all lines.  A. FERLAND & CO.  WE RECOGNIZE THE FACT  .,.       That in catering to llio iieoplc of Nelson  mid district, ii: the linos of  Teas and Coffee  Wo must have an iulicie fir->t aJ.is<, In cveiy]c->pett. Vc have fzivcii llio-o lines o'lr nndn Wed  rftlenlion, as<aie;>nlt of ��Iuch wo Iwve stitceeded in '���ccuiiJijj.att <utico m bolfi line1!, wlue-h foi  qualily, Jlavor .md excellence tiaru no r<|ii<il. We defy tompmioii, tliey cannot bo ^urpnssed nnd  cannot U'1 duplicated. Altera trml you will hn\c no other. !''or uaod goods .it icason.iule ll'jun'h  tiy-ib.   QUALITY MUST, LAST AND ALWAYS,   loins for bunnies.  The Western Mercantile Company, Limited  GROCERS  BAKISK S'L'.  NKLSON  Just ReceivedT.--.   A large consignment of the latest  . styles of hats, union and custom  made.   Clothing  for bargains  at  THEO MADSON'S  CLOTHING   HOUSE.  ���     S     8  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  WHY BUY CANNED FRUITS?  We* Have the Strawberries, Sug-ar,  and Fruit Jars.  p. o. box Via.  HOU&TON block:.  Telephone 1S1.  Car Load of L.ike of llie U'oodi  Flour .)tsst, Kcceivcd.  John r\. Srviqg & Go  JLots of them In the city water.  Get one of our filters  on trial.   Prices 40 cents, $1.25 and $1.75.  OPPOSITJO POSTOFWCK.  STRACHAN  BROTHERS.  ASK YOUR GROCESR FOR TEE CELEBRATED  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Conductor   Joo   ni-ndsliaw,   who  lm.-. ihai'KC of IhuC. I'. It. Sloeim imssotijjdi'train,  met wilh a painful accident, a'. Slocan City on  .-alurday. While uuiipl n^ cm* I1I.4 riifliL hiinil  wa.s oauKlit between the drawheads, and thu  thumb kidly mangled.  Jt Ls stilted lli.'ifc  a  row occurred  aboard thu .steamer l.'ed .Star on .Saturday, the  details uf which may be ventilated in the police  court.  J. Kenny will lake chnrge of the  ('. 1'. Ii. Siccuu paiwuiiKC-r train 'while conductor  llradshaw is oll'duiy lliroiiKii in.iuiics.  The captain  and  oflicors  ot*  fclie  Jloyie spent a day last; week -with Ch-nies  ila! thews of this ci y at Jleadnw cr. ok. Thoy  took :tV. brook tiout. A nuiuhcr.of anglers went  to ttniiniiiglnn Kails yesterday and .several good  catches are reported.  John MeMartiu's  railroad  outfit  coiisNtingof fourcarload.sof plant and slock will  bo shipped east to fc'aull, Ste. 3lnric today.  Coirmiercia] men and others, who  have made a study of business conditions in the  province, slate that matters are looking up wonderfully iu the Boundary country. A number of  the mines are shipping oro, aud others are awaiting furl her ; facilities with groaning ore bins.  JMorclimitx ha\c found a market, for their large  sticks of goods and are placing larger and more  frequs nt orders for ful ure slock. Nelson wholesalers ar�� profiling substantially from tho improvement.  The feast of Corpus  Christi "was  celebrated ot the chinch of Mary the Immaculate  yesterday. At the morning service a feature  wns the pioccv-ion of little gnjs \\u.uing while  dics-.es wan wiimIlis of llovei-, and \ciK In the  o\oiling Rev. Kalhei fluted of Idaho delneitd  an eloquent seimon.  Postmaster Gilker has receh'ed a  dcpailiiicnloiiciil.il-, '���avng that within .1 few  dajs the dcpaitment will be piopaied to n-sue  small books o' two cent stamps, each eontainiiu  12 s .imps of that denoininatl'jii. Kich book will  consist of two p.iges of si\ --tamps e.ich, 1111 ei  icmed with w.i\od paper topics our, then sticking together, and will bo ot .1 si/o coincim nl to  (������in j in the pocket or pockctbook. The price at  which ihese stamp bookn are lo be issued to pos'-  m.asLcisand sold hj them 10 the public is _~> cents  each, one cenlin c\cesb of ihc f.i'O ^alue of the  stumps contained 111 each book being cliaiged lo  coVei  llie cost of b.nding elc    Tho coiei will  BUSINESS   MENTION.  contain postal information which ic is thought  will be ot interest to the public.  Nelson-   lodge   A.   F.   &   A.   M.  attended divine service at St. Saviour's church  yesterday morning. The fraternity gatbeiod in  lhe lodge roi.ni nl, lll:.iii and marched to the  church headed hy the .Municipal bind. A number of sojourning brethren were in attendance,  and the tnriioul. was one of the best in the history of Ihe Al .sonic order in Xelson. At the  church Ihe brethren occupied Ihe front pews.  Kcv. brother Vales of Xow Denver conduced  the service, iiMidslcil by the rector, lcev. U.S.  Akehurst. Tho service was of a most interesting nature. On roiiuviug lotho lodgeroom Kev.  Air. iatcs was oll'ercd a resolution of appreciation,  The crew at  tho  Poorman mine  is about to sink a shaft on Ihc vein. Woik has  been commenced in the lower level on a station  for the hoisting apparatus.  Tho steam launch Fern  has been  given a thorough oier! auliug, and will be  brought out, I'or the season in a day or two. She  has been eipirppcd with a new and larger propeller, which is expected to Improve her speed.  The C. 1*. It. men who tire laid on  the shelf through injuries arc gelling along  nicely. Yardniastor Ogilvio's leg is knitting  rapiuly, and he will be 0111.011 crutches in a week  or two. Yardman .loo Me'-irr, who*o leg was  broken iu two pluees, is out of the hospital and  is around the city on crutches, with the injuied  limb in a plaster easl. Swit-hinan Hill Duress  will beat work within a short f me, his smashed  hand having healed iiipidly.  "William   Herring   says   he   will  tti've .5?.;'J0reward lo any one who will return hi.s  lost, fox terrier hi ch pup.  THE GREAT  ENGLISH-AMERICAN  GATE  SHOWS  Coming on its Own, Palace Trains  Wiil be in /kelson on  THURSDAY,  JUNE 21st  Wanted���situation by  a comrc-  lentgenei.il sonant. Good cook. Addies-, ]VI.  I'., Tiibunc ollice.  For   sale���171   square   yards   of  good law 11 tui I of h \ e } cai -. gi ow th, cm he seen.  Kii'imic of ili. C111I1-, iiiclutccr, l?akci htieet,  Nelson,  . Wanted���by a young lady, a  position as stcnogiaphei and Ijpewntei. tiocd  experience. Apply bLenogiai hoi, postothce box  K, Nelson.  Wanted���for sawmill ancl factory  11 shingle loiuter, lath man and facto: j machine  hand.-Also a good tinm-r. Applj lo G. O. J'n-  chaiun, Nelson 01 K,i*lo.  Wanted ���afc once.    Sewing girl?,  ,il-o apprentices to lc.ii 11 d'Cssin'king. Apply  toiliisilcildlan, Victoiia block. u  r Five-room Loir=e aud lofe-for sale.  Price 5:150. Apply to JS'el-on Ba/aai, liomonl  block.  To EejiL���House and two lofcs on  Ciirbonale sheet. ncx-Udooi to major Iloiibton.  Sc\ en 100111s and b.ithtootn, hot and cold water,  baths, elc l| has tus( been lep.nretl and kal-  .oimned. Tlmly dollais poi month. Tajloi &  Ilaijninglon.  llouiSe to Let-���Fttrnished   or 1111-  turmshed���Thieebcdi00:11s, dining room, diaw-  uig 1 oom, writing ioom, ball and kitchen Vot  full partieidaisapph io,I. Jj. Vasifalono, broker.  For .sale���Stock and fixtures of  the Nelson Ba/.iar .iiiiouiitiiig to about four  bundled dollm-.  Furnished rooms   to let���Apply  C'articj olock, 01 e dooi east of Oddfellow's hill.  Hack calls lefc at the Pacific  Ti.iitslcr bain on Voinoo streec. Iclopbonc  call :i)  SPECIAL   EXCURSION   BATES.  Will be made by nil i.iilroads and Kle.uncr  lines from mocw dry. Silveiton, New Denver,  Thici* Forks, Sandon, lCaslo.aiidiillinfoiinediate  points of onefaie lor louud tup. On sale Juno  Jlst, good to 1 cliirn June ?2nd.  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boeeh Block.  ���'   - NELSON.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  Hents Collected on Commission.  BROWN  IF YOU DO THE  RIGHT THING  You will inspect our splendid  fine of STERLING SILVER  and CUT GLASS. We are  closing out ail pieces bought  of the Canada Drug &. Book  Co. at rcdicously low prices  SJOOca-sli for lot on Carbonate s,tiecL  ��1000 (easj temis) will buy line coiner on Baker  street. KOOd Iiotel site,  ��1000 will buy line eoinoi on Vernon street, good  bote) frito.  SlAlU w ill buy lol on Baker street ce.tr Sherbrook  house. *  S-H0 (half eas-h) villi buj 3 lots in ttotriisfown.  ��250 to 5275 apiece for choice lots on Carbonate  street.  ��20 per Month a\jI1 lent 8-iooined house, immediate possession.  ��SVl, -if-ilicash, will buybou&e and lot on Robson  stieet near .Stanley si 1 eet.  Cottage and nice lot will) fruit tiees, 0 mile point  Hanch ar Pilot B,iv, (jOucic- undui ui'tnatioti.'  ��l.V->0 w ill buy cottage and lot on Slank'j stroet.  ���J-DAY- BANNERS  T. O. ftkntbo, sun puntci for W. .7. Jfinphy,  icqiiosN all who hi end to tak�� ���1n.1l in the  Tnif'Ps Procession on Dominion t'aj to send in  then orde's ,w niiKkjy as possible, last}cai  many wen, di-oupomtei-thiouKb not pjacing  their oideis rally enoutjli. Shop in the .car of  the lijiins JSkick.  OWN  JEWELER'  178 llukei .Street  Xcl-on, Ii. C.  oiled  Oats  Fishing Season of 190  V/e 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.  NOTICE.  Xotiee is-hrreb., i-hcii (hat f-'ntond to apply at  Ihe iirst liicctiiif.' ol the hiin.nl of lircnse coinmiss.  loni'is for the i ity of Nelson held thu y dajs  after the dale heieof, for !ca-.o to lntnsfci thu  lic��ji~c now htjil by mo for an hotel known ah  the Vel-ou llniiw, -iluato on lot ll' block J, lo A,  11. (,'iemoiilsund Itobeit IloiVcrur.  S. U'/riTB.  Dated t Ids 2nd daj of June, llttK).  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &   CO.  HARDWARE  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill, Steam and Suction  Hose.  Crucible   Cast  Steel   Wire Rope  5-16 to 1-in. in  stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Oro Cars, (liant Powder, and Metropolitan Kuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NKLSON  KASLO  SANDON  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIIWITED.-Cornor Vornon  and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in -orated waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Sprint's  mineral water.   Telephone GO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TKETZEL & CO.���Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine streets, Nolson, wholesalo dealers in asjayors supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAIt MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Bakor and Hall streets. Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  J. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson  wholesale    dealers   in   liquors,    cigars.  Kc  H    ���  ... _ _  cement, Are brick and flro clay, water pipe1 and  steel rails, and goneral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  OOTEVAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  ��� sritUCTION COMPANY���Wholesale dealers in telephones, annunciatois holls, batteries,  llxtures, etc., Houston block, Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ��� Cereals, Flour, Giain, Hay. btiaigbt or  mi\cd cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Giainelo\atorsat all piinoipal points on Calgaij-  Ednionton It. It. Mills at Victoria, New \\ est-  niinstcr, and Edmonton, Albcita.  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  a  -���&ZLz9L-Z__i����&-��_i&_��_i&��-\2__i       ������3.--*a.-a>--a.'^��>--y''!��--g>'ja��-*a>-^>'*����  /^������^���^���������-.���^���^������-������^������^������-.���Sr:^ ���^-_^^_P^Z9^S^_9-yi-^-iZi---t-tm>^^t  185 Baker Street.  Telephone 10.  KIRKPATRICK  &  WILSON.  TAYLOR VV.VA1 & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  sticet, Xcl-on (Gcoi'-'o F. Motion's old  stand). Flour, Feed, Giain, Hay and Produco.  Tar lots a specialty. Coiicspondencc solicited.  Phone 2G.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.���Baker   street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers in fi e:>h and cured meats.  Cold storage.  -Front street, Nel-  GR0CERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall sticets, wholesalo grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.  OOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  TED���Vornon   stieet, Nelson,   wholesalo  grocers.  fOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-  "    son, wholesale groceis.  PR. STEWART &CO.-Warehouses oucTp.  ��� IV track, foot of Stanlo> street. Nelson,  wholesale dealers in provisions, produco and  fruite. Cold storage. Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  T Y. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front street. Nelson,  " ��� wholesale doalers in provisions, cured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MININcTsUPPLIES.  HB Y ERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  �� utreats, Nelson, wholesale dealers in haid-  waro and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co. ^  LAWRENCJB HARDWARE COMP^NY-  Baker St., Nolson, wholesalo dealers in  hard%vare and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies,   VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY  1 LIMITE1'--Baker street. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in hard ware and mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths' supplies. Agnnts 0ntit.no  Workp,   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholosale  dealers ia liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary. _____*  PAINTS   AND   OILS."  fO-KLSON HARDWARE COMPANY-Baker  *���* Street���Wholesale dealers in paints, oils,  aud brushos of all kinds. Largest stock in  Kootenay.   POWDER^" CAPS AND FUSE.   ~*  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  stroet, .Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and {use, audi electric  blasting apparatus.  saskTand doors!  rVTELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  ���*���* LIMITED-Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  In sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order.        ���   TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  IVTELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  x'    Baker str eet. Nelson.   Manufactui ers of all  Xti  to  to  to  to  to  to    xti  ty We have removed our place of business  to   for the next few months to the old Burns  ft   shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  ty   hope to see all our old customers and many  to   new ones.   Give us a call.  \ti  to    KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  to  to  to  \ft   Telephone 10  vW  185 Baker Street  &  \*(  xti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  ,��*  ^_^_^-^_^'^_^_^U^_2_ii2l'_A ___i_Zi___\___\t__i___\__^3_^___\___i___i__^^'  '^'_*-0*-*.*t^"^T_9?Zf'73:j-*-_* ^'.^:*_T.9z.9Z'.*_,.^.'.'s-T.9r.9Z.^:\-W  HATS!  kinds of .   .   .      v.r  P. O. Boy 7ti.   Theo. Madson, propnetot  tenK  awning'), and  canvas goods.  " at  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  TKD���Cornor Front and Hall street*), Nelson, wholesale -dealers In wines (cane and bulk)  and domestic and impoitcd clt-arp.  Place Your  Orders  for  WE MAKE A SPECIAL  FEATURE  OF  DECORATIVE  SIGN PAINTING  We have just received a large  consignment of Stetson hats in  all the latest shapes and styles,  also hats from some of the best  English- makers, including  Christy's celebrated hard hats,  which we are selling at prices  to suit everybody.  ffl  ffl  ffl  to'  'ffl  ffl  .ffl-���\  elson  Streamers  Banners  Signs and  is  When turned out by our artist are works of art. They will add to the appearance of your display. Poor work will detract from it. We will assist you in  determining- what ycu want.   Give us plenty of time by placing orders at once.  The Best that Money can Buy.     Take no Other.  Manufactured by the Brackmaa-Kcr MjlliiiR Co , Ltd.  Victoria, Vancouver. Westminster, Edmonton, Holland, Nelson.  Canada Drug & Book Co.  NELSON  F. J. BRADLEY & CO.  217 and 219 Baker Street  n^-^Lt^Li  m   $  m  ��� c3 -fit.'f=>.(=3 '(=>'(_->'(.  ���(=?�����_>?,  Colored Lamps  In  Red, Blue, Amber  and Green.  K.ooteqay Electric Snppfy &  Construction Go, STRE$?��K  Comer Josephine and Victoria Streets.  Nelson, British Columbia,  JUST ARRIVED  IN NELSON  CARLOAD  CANADIAN WHISKIES  Including bulk nnd ca<-e fcSr-ngrnni, 2,  and 7 j ear old.  I'lisi"; -Club 1 ye. fliiskfl  rje, Gooderham & Worts Spe-'inl; G &  W. ordinary��� While Wheat Whisky.  R.  P.  RITHET & CO.,  Ltd.       a. B. GIUX Baker St., Kootenay representative

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