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Array DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR  NELSOK:   WEDNESDAY MORNING   JUNE 6-1900.  PEICE FIVE CENTS  ���4  HOW THE PLOT WAS FOILED  Full''Court Proceedings.  The attempt at wholesale disfranchisement, which candidate  Fletcher's supporters attempted in  tlri Nelson riding has failed. This  news was conveyed to Nelson yesterday in a number of telegrams,  and later was confirmed by a telo-  0 gram from A. E. Beck, registrar of  tho supremo court at Vancouver,  aud addressed to Harry Wright, in  whicli he advised the collector of  votes that the full court had al-.  lowed the appeal from the prohibition order of justice Drake. The  news of their victory was received  with great rejoicing by the supporters of candidate Houston, the  conviction being general that such  !i fair expression of the voice of the  electorate will add 300 to their candidate's majority.  The victory whicli S. S. Taylor,  Q. C, acting'for the Houston committee, gained at Vancouver, can  hardly be over estimated. At the  opening of the full court on Monday leave was obtained to make a  motion to place the prohibition appeal at the head of the list of  .appeals,' as it wras poiuted  out that, if argued in its  turn, it could not be reached  until the day before or the  day of election.... This was moved  by Mr. Taylor on the ground that  it was a matter of necessity and of  public benefit. The motion, however, was stoutly opposed by E. P.  Davis, Q. C, and R. M. 3Iaedonald,  who appeared for the three object-  ovs, and it was made manifest from  , lhe position they took, that they  , intended to take advantage of  every objection that promised'to  delay the argument so that if  granted the appeal would be barren  of lesult. This feature was pointed  out, and the result Avas that the  case was set down for argument on  Thursday. Thus the first attempt  5si the policy ot delay was trusts ated.  Thursday, however, .was given  over to the celebration of lord Roberts' succcs'viu youth Africa, and  it was Friday before tho ca^e  came up. When Mr. Taylor  was opening his argument another  attempt at delay was made  by Mr. Davis, who asked for an adjournment in order that he could  secure a copy of the notes taken by  Mr. justice Drake. The argument  upon this point became rather  warm, the counsel for the appellant  contending that the request for delay was not made upon substantial  grounds. The court refused this  delay and similar applications  through the argument weie treated  in the same way.  The argument occupied two days,  and, although tho appeal has been  granted, it is not yet known upon  what grounds. The whole of the  aigument was of a technical nature.  Mr. Taylor contended that a procedure by way of a, writ of prohibition was^ one which affected the  prerogatives of the crown, aud was  only granted to restrain the proceedings of an inferior court where  there' had- been a glaring abuse  of jurisdiction or where there  was ' an absolute want of  jurisdiction. This, he contended, was the only possible  'point of argument. lie further  argued that the supreme court  crown rules governed the matter,  and made it imperative that applications for writs ofr prohibition  should bo made by summons- to a  judge, and notJby notice of motion,  as had been done iu the present in-,  stance. - The difference was one of  'considerable importance, and- the  court held that the objection was  properly taken.      - ���  It was then 'contended by Mr.  Davis that'Mr. Justice Drake was  right in amending the procedure,'  bufc .Mr. Taylor replied that the  procedure by notice of motion was-  a. nullity and not an.irregularity,  a ud for this reason the court had  no -power to amend. ,- Several  authorities on -this point wrere  quoted, including a very strong  opinion by the late lord chancellor  Hcrschell.  Mr. Taylor then directed attention to the fact that section 25 of  the Election Act provided that if  any person was dissatisfied with  the decision of the collector of votes  afc any court held by him, he had  the privilege of appealing to the  county court judge upon giving six  days' notice. He argued that where  such privilege was provided, the  extraordinary remedy of prohibition should nofc be granted. He  .slid it was interesting to note that  the counsel for the objectors and  the organization behind them, did  not appear anxious to seek any  such speedy remedy, although the  county court'sat in Nelson on May  25tb, when the matter could have  been disposed of. They apparently  desired some slower process or  remedy, and, but for tlje fortunate  circumstance of the adjournment of  appeals by the full court from the  21st of May to the 28th, the argument on the appeal from the order  of prohibition could not have been  disposed of before election day.  The question was then taken up  wliich was dealt with fully before  Mr. Justice Drake, whether or not  the parties objected to had to receive the 30 days' notice before  they could ask for a trial of the objections alleged against them, or  whether they could waive such notice. 3Ir. Taylor contended that  this notice was for the benefit of  the persons objected to, and that it  could he waived. He also contended that this point in no way  affected the jurisdiction of the  court of revision. It was simply a  matter of procedure in the collector's court, and if he violated the  statute he was merely.: doing something irregular, aud consequently  the process of prohibition could not  apply.  The collector of votes, upon receiving the telegram from the rer  gistrar of the court, promptly certified to. the supplementary'list,  and, acting upon instructions from  Victoria, has had the same printed  in accordance with.the statute.  IMPERIAL YEOMANRY TAKEN  Captured by' Superior Force.  London, June 5.���12 o'clock midnight.���The following is a dispatch  from lord Roberts announcing the  surrender of the 13th battalion of  Imperial Yeomanry.:  "Pretoria, June 5.���12:55 p.m.���I  regret to report that the 13th Imperial Yeomanry had to surrender  to a very superior force of Boers on  May 31st near Lindley. On receiving confirmation of the battalion being attacked, I ordered  Methuen to proceed with all possible  speed to its assistance. Methuen  was then on the march from Heilbron to Kroonstadt, and, half an  hour after the receipt of my telegram .on June 1st, he started off.  By 10 a.m. of the following day, he  had marched 44 miles but lie was  too late to rescue colonel Spragge's  Yeomanry.  "Methuen attacked the Boers,  who were about 3000 strong, and,  after a running fight of five hours,  completely routed the enemy. It  was a very regrettable circumstance, but I hope it will not be  very long before the Yeomanry  will be released from captivity."  QUEEN DRANK TO ROBERTS  that witnesses should 'state how  they voted, that evidence taken by  the Privileges and Elections committee should be used, that Brockville and West Huron should be  taken Up first, and that the judges  consult with the leader of the opposition of the houso as to counsel.  In answer to this Laurier said he  would refer all these questions to  the minister of justice and would  be guided by what he said. He,  however, would not think himself  of conferring with judges as to  counsel and did not think it should  be done. That should be left to  the commission. He was of the  same opinion as to giving instructions as to/what case'to go on with  first. He wanted -the -commission  to have full power to'do its work in  the way it thought best.  ANOTHER OUTBURST OF JOY  VICTORY IS NOW ASSURED  Enthusiastic Kally.  Members of the Provincial Party:  in Nelson were celebrating the victory at the full court at ���.���Vancouver  last night. Both of candidate  Houston's committee rooms were  jammed to the doors with enthusiastic supporters, the walls were  decorated with mottoes and cartoons and everywhere was unbounded satisfaction thafc ������ the  machinations of the Conservative  machine had been set at nought.  The meeting1 was presided, over  by W. A. Galliher, and speeches  were tiie order of the day. Besides  the chairman, S. S. Taylor, James  Wilks, John Houston, Dr. Forin  ^and W. A. McLean spoke, and  rounds of applause greeted every  point made.  The enthusiasm was infections  and there was a feeling of victory  in the air. Hundreds of voters  visited the committee rooms during  the evening, and one and all were  outspoken in their confidence that  candidate Houston's straightforward light on behalf of the rights  and privileges of the electors had  carried the day. Always confident  of the result, yesterday's news  made the assurance doubly sure  that much hard and legitimate work  would not be thrown away.  It was otherwise in the rival com-  mittee"ropms7 "Candidate Hall's  quarters, , were . almost deserted,  while in candidate Fletcher's retreat  knot* of discomfited schemers were  to be seen, gloomily trying to face  the situation and realizing too late  that the attempted dirty work has  lost them both the Provincial and  Dominion elections in this riding.        ���, ��� - ,      ,               .. -*1  Kootenay Creameries.  Ottawa, June o.���[Special to Tho  Tribune.]���Montague in the house  today said that the products from  creameries in Kootenay- district  which were under the government's  control, were being given to one  firm that had a pretty high scale.  When anyone was, asked to-buy  from the government they were  ,told to go to J. Y. Griffin &Co. He  objected to this. Fisher promised  Jo speak to professor Robertson.  - New Brunswick Appointments.'  Ottawa, .June 5:���[Special to The  Tribune.]���It is understood1 that  premier Emerson of NeAV Brunswick will be appointed to the supreme court bench of Now Brunswick in place of justice Vanwert,  and that A. S. White1, attorney-  general of the province,-will be the  next premier of New Brunswick.  Guest of Lord Pauncefote.  Washington, June 4,���The princess Aribert, who is visiting the  British embassy, spent today in  sight seeing. The ambassador and  Miss Pauncefote showed their guest  through the congressional library  and the capitol buildings. Tonight  lord and lady Pauncefote gave a  dinner in honor of their guest.  Notes-of the War.  London, June 6���4:35 a. m.���.  Queen Victoria, surrounded; by the  duke of York, the duchess, of York,  princess Christian, princess Victoria and many notables of her  court, drank to the health of lord  Roberts and the army at Balmoral  last evening. A great bonfire,  lighted at hep majesty's command,  blazed ori Craig Gowan mountain,  illuminating tho whole country for  miles round. The nation joins in  the toast, glorifying lord Roberts  and   turbulently   rejoicing in   his  victory.  ^  The dispatches of lord Roberts,  telling of the incidents before the  surrendering of the capital by  three civilians stand alone, as the  correspondents with him have not  yet had their turn with the wires.  Lord Roberts' postscript announcing -the loss of the Yeomanry  battalion came too la te for the public to know it last evening. The  newspaper commentators consider  the incident deplorable, but as  having no weight to speak of in the  results. The battalion numbered  between 400 and 500. General  Botha and most of his men got  away from Pretoria. This is inferred from lord Roberts' messages, but the presumption is that  the Boer commandant general cannot escape the British positions  without a fight. Operations elsewhere seem to have dwindled to  nothing.  General Baden-Powell joined gen-  eral Hunter on Sunday at Lichten-  burg. Sir Redvers Buller has not  moved.   .  Mr. Bennett Burleigh, "wiring  Johannesburg, says: "President  Kruger took ��27,000,000 to -Middle-  burg," ,Mr. Burleigh and Mr. Scull,  an American, entered Johannesburg  the night before general Roberts  occupied the city and made a tour  of it" unmolested by the armed  burghers.  Boer Generals Would Besiat. ' ,  London, June 5.���-The latest dispatches - from - a representative of  the Associated Press, at Pretoria,  .dated June 3, quote general Botha  assaying: ,"So long as I can still  count on our thousands of willing  men, we must'not dream of retreat  or throwing .away, our independence." General Botha, it is added, an-;  nulled the regulations appointing a  special committee t6 preserve order,  substituting military control for  the committee. General Lucas  Meyer, addressing the burghers on  the church square, urged them all-  to stand fast. Thus, though their-  efforts were pitifully futile, it, is  evident that a few faithful Boer  generals were working desperately  to resist the overwhelming force of  lord Roberts' army.  What Tupper Wanted.  Ottawa, June 5���-[Special to The  Tribune].���There were two or three  changes which the leader of the  opposition suggested in the instructions to the royal commission appointed to investigate election  frauds. He wanted, for instance,  that judges should give the witnesses immunity from prosecution,  ROBERTS ENTERS PRETORIA  Official Announcement.  London, June 5-^-12:17 _i. m.���-  The war office has <:6.sued the following dispatch frohi lord Roberts:  "Pretoria, June'5���11:40 a. m.���  We are now in possession of Pretoria. . The official entry will be  made this afterhoonat 2 o'clock."  London; June - 5^���It was announced verbally at the war office  this afternoon that lord ^Roberts  entered Pretoria at 2 o'clock, South  African time. .;���';���>'. /;.;./';  -.-London, June 5.-11:10, _x m.���  The war office has'received the"fol-'  lowiug from lord Roberts;  "Pretoria, June 5.--^12:55 p. m.  ���Just before dark -yesterday the  enemy were beaten back from nearly all the positions they had been  holding, and Ian Hamilton's mounted infantry followed them to within 2000 yards of -Pretoria, through  which they retreated hastily. De-  lisle then sent an officer with a flag  of truce into the town, demanding  its surrender in my-name.  "Shortly before midnight I was  awakened by two officials of the  South African Republic, Sanberg,  military secretary to commandant  general Botha, and a genoral officer  of the Boer army, wJUp .brought one  a letter from Botha proposing an  armistice for the purpose of settling  the terms of the surrender. 1 replied that I would gladly meet the  commandant - general the next  morning, but that I was not pie-  pared to discuss any terms, as the  surrender of the town must be unconditional. I asked a reply by  daybreak, as I had ordered the  troops to maich on the town as  soon as it was light. In his reply  Botha told me that he had decided  not to defend Pretoria, and he  trusted that the women, children  and property would be protected.  "At 1 a. in. today, while on tho  line of march, I was met by three  of the principal officials with a flag  of truce, stating their wish to surrender the town. It was arranged  that Pretoria should be taken possession of by her majesty's troops  at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Mrs.  Botha and Airs Kruger are both in  Pretoria. ���   "Some few of the British prisoners have been taken away, but the  majority are still in Waterval.  Over a hundred of the officers are  in Pretoria. The'few I have" seen  are, looking well."  Heavy Canadian Losses.  Ottawa, June 5���[Special to The  Tribune]���Lieutenant-colonel Otter  cables from Johannesburg on June  4th, reporting . the following  won tided -on May 2!)th: Private  Davis, Royal Canadian' Dragoons,*  private Bobinson, 21st Essex regiment; private Bordan, 2nd Queen's  Own Rilles; private Hill. Oth Volti-  geurs, Quebec; private Haydon,  02nd St. .'John. Fulileers; private  Richardson, Xo. 57 Military (No  corps).' Lieutenant-colonel Otter  reports Evans as wounded, but the  department cannot identify him.  Colonel Otter also says that the  effective strength of the battalion  at present is only 450 of all  ranks.  Warren's Casualties.  London, June 5:���The casualties  of the British in the fighting under  general Warren at Fabersput May  29th, when, with 700 men, he was  surrounded and attacked by 1000,  colonal rebels, who were repulsed,  included one man killed and ten  wounded among the Canadian artillery.         Rev. D. J. Morrison Dead*.  Syracuse, N. Y., June 5.���Rev.  Daniel I. Morrison, pastor of the  Westminster Presbyterian church  of this city, died tonight. lie was  ii native of Nova Scotia and graduate of Auburn theological seminary.  Scenes in London.  London, June 5.���At 2 o'clock this  afternoon,almost eight monthsaf ter  the declaration of war, lord Roberts  entered Pretoria.    The commander-  in-chief   fulfilled   the   promise   he  made to the Guards at Bloemfontein, to lead them into the capital  of   the   Transvaal,   and   England  is celebrating the event with enthusiasm.   Throughout the length  and breadth of  the  country, the  news spread like wildfire.     Based  on   the   recollection   of   European  wars, when the occupation of the  enemy's capital signified the end of  hostilities, lord Roberts' terse message is universally, taken to mean  the   practical   fioish of   the   Avar  which has tried Great Britain's resources as they were '.never before.  In- London,  the Mansion House  and war office almost instantly became   the    centres    for    jubilant  throngs.   Flags again appeared as  if by magic, and the traffic had to  be diverted through other streets.  Hatless and coatless  men, and boys  ran through the city,  all eyes  to  see for themselves the bulletins announcing the good news, and stayed  to join in the thnuder of cheers and  singing   "God   Save   the   Queen."  Hats from thousands of heads were  waved in the sun, while old men on  top of the omnibusses and aldermen  from the windows of  the Mansion  House encouraged   the crowds to  still further efforts:  Lord Roberts' Six-mile Spruit  dispatch was hardly printed by  the extras before the Union Jack  over the war office was rapidly  hauled up the flagstaff, and the  brief message was passed from  mouth to mouth: "Pretoria is occupied."  Every one who had a chance to  see lord Roberts' account of the resistance encountered yesterday was  that moment commenting on the  probability of a fierce fight before  the eity should be occupied, and  was wondering at the Boers' capabilities to make such a firm stand  when Pretoria was hemmed in on  all sides. The pressure of general  Fieuch north of the Boer capital  came as a surprise, and explained  the commander-in-chief's reticence  anent the position of tiie energetic  cavalry leader. It was evident that  loid Roberts himself delayed attacking until his columns were  ready to co-operate.  Judging from lord Roberts'  phraseology, the occupation of Pretoria was not accompanied by loss  of life. Presumably the Boer forces  which so insistently opposed the  British advance at Six-Mile Spruit  got away.  London, June (i.���England has  been eeiebiating tonight Lhe fall of  Pretoria very much as she did the  relief of Mafeking. Drunkenness  has been a trifle les-s conspicuous  than wheu Baden-Powell was the  hero of-the-momentj-but-iu London  and in the other large towns the  scenes last evening were practically a repetition of those which  marked the other victories, and,  long after midnight, uproarious yelling, tooting of horns, and discordant chants ascended from the city  streets, usually, as silent as the  grave.  >> All during thocvening processions  marched along the Strand, Piccadilly, aiifl the other" leading, thoroughfares.' In fact, ho great was  the crush, that the easiest method  of locomotion was to join one' of  tho processions, for whose strident  choruses and waving- flags. aU  traffic- was stopped. Cabs and  coaches were .freely chartered in  honor of -the joyful occasion, and  these were soon'so packed with invited'and uninvited guests, that  they assumed the qspeet .of living  pyramids (if Bacchanalians.' Babies  in arms, white headed women,  girls of the street, club men in evening dress and Whitecbapei coster-  mongers gaily intermingled along'  tiie flaring thoroughfares, bent on  celebrating the victory.  Into the faces of al! were constantly thrust huge peacock feathers, described, for no known reason,  a�� "Kruger's preservers." Girls  wore indiscriminately kissed, jostled and tossed around amidst the  ecstatic jubilation of the midnight  crowd. A species of confetti which  stuck to the clothing of the procession proved a popular form of showing one's joy until the stores of tho  peddlers ran out.  Effigies of Kruger wero burned,  and innumerable telegrams of congratulations w<"re sent to fche little  field marshall who had made England so happy.  Lord Wolseley received the news  while visiting Henry James at Rye.  Ho improved the occasion by  attending the local municipal meeting and joining in the cablegram to  lord Roberts.  The Rev. Dr. Talmage, who was  shut up in the Mansion House by  the density of the crowd after a  luncheon with the lord mayor, said  to a representative of the Associated Press:  "It is tho most inspiring, most  wonderful exhibition of enthusiasm  I have ever seen. In some respects  it reminds me of the peace jubilee  in Boston at the close of the American civil war."  FIGHT AT SIX-MILE SPRUIT   g  UNION JACK WAS HOISTED  Scenes in Johannesburg.  Johannesburg, June ^5.���On Friday, June 1st, the entry of an armed  force yesterday into this large, mod- I  ern, populous town, afforded such a  strange contrast to the previous incidents of the war as to make the  occasion     peculiarly    memorable.  Soon after 10 o'clock lord Roberts  and his staff   left   the   camp   followed by the guards and Stevenson's  brigade   and  a few   newspaper     correspondents.     Preparations had   been made  on   a large  scale to welcome the field marshall.  The space round the Court house  was   thronged and   the   balconies  were filled with ladies.    In front of  the court   house   the "Vierkleur"  Free   State flag still floated.    At  about 2 o'clock cheers in the distance   heralded   the   approach   of  lord Roberts.     The din increased  aiid became deafening as - the commander-in-chief, calm and collected,  led the column into the square and  reached   the   front   of   the   court  house.   The crowd became almost  unmanageable,   trying    to    break  through the cordon formed by the  ibody guard in order to get a closer  view.  , Cheers and cries of welcome and  "Well done Bobs" resounded on all  sides. After his introductions to  the chief officials, lord Roberts dismounted and entered the court  house, and made a short speech accepting the surrender of the place  and requesting the officials to retain tlieir offices for the present.  General Roberts afterwards left the  building, remounted, and the  ���."Vierkleur" was hauled down midst  hurrahs from tho nondescript population.  But there was visible emotion on  the part of many rugged burghers.  Tears streamed down the faces of  these big bearded men at the sight  of the loss  of the flag they had  fought for so well. After a brief  'interval the rattle of drums and  the shrieking of fifes heralded the  approach of general Pole-Carew's  guards. The tioops were drawn up  around the flag staff and the Union  Jack was hois,ted by lady Robcits,  the- fifes���played-"God-Save the  Queen," and, as .the music ceased,  a great roar of cheers broke ont  followed by a chorus of "God Save  the Queen." -   '  , During the singing of the national  anthem a tall Free State artillerist,  who wa.s listening to the ceremony,  refused to lift his hat. Bystanders  trit��d to force him to do so, wheu a  British Guardsman peremptorily interposed saying, "Leave him alone.  lie fought for his flag. You are too  cowardly to fight for any flag." , >  ��� A march past subsequent to the  march through the town closed the  ceremony. Lord Roberts' head-,  quarter's were at a small inn in an  orange grove. ' .       ���  There was a characteristic, scene  there at the close of his" victorious  day. die of his, staff officers approached in'order to discuss a matter of, importance, aiid found the  field marshal with the innkeeper's  little daughter on his knee, trying  to teach her to write. When they  were interrupted,, .lord Roberts  looked up smilingly and said, "Don't  come now; can't you see I'm busy?"  Otis Out of Quarantine,  San Francisco, June 4.���Major-  general Otis came out of quarantine at Angel Island today, and was  escorted to the Occidental hotel.  General Shafter and his staff met  general Otis, and he was accorded  full military honors.  Boer Delegates at Cleveland.  Buffalo, June 5.- The three  Boer delegates left Buffalo for  Cleveland tonight. They cut  short their stay at Niagara Falls in  order, they say, to save time.  Boers Driven Back. ��  London, June 5.���11 a.m.���It is  officially announced that lord Roberts occupied Six-mile Spruit on  June 4th.  London, June 5.���The war office  has issued the following dispatch  from lord Roberts :  "Six-Mile Spruit, June "4.-8:30.  p. m.���We started this morning at  daybreak and marched about ten  miles to Six-mile Spruit, both banks  of which were occupied by the  enemy. , Penry's and Ross' ,  mounted infantry, with the West  Somerset, Dorset, Bedford and Sussex companies of yeomanry quickly  dislodged them from the south  bank and pursued them nearly a  mile, when they found themselves  under a heavy fire from guns which  the Boers hod placed in a well-constructed, commanding position.  "Our heavy guns of the naval  and royal artillery, which had purposely been placed in the front part  of the column,'were"hurried to the  assistance of the mounted infantry  as soon as possible as mules could  travel over the great rolling hills  surrounding Pretoria. The guns  were supported by Stevenson's  brigade of Pole-Carew's division  and, after a few rounds, drove the  enemy from the position.  "The Boers then attempted to  turn our left flank, in which they  were foiled by the mounted infantry and yeomanry, supported by  Maxwell's brigade of Tucker's division. As, however, they still kept  pressing our lef t rear, I sent word  to Ian Hamilton, who was advancing three miles to our left, to incline toward us and fill up the gap  between the two columns. This  finally checked the enemy, who  were driven back toward Pretoria.  "I hoped we would have been  able to follow them up, but the  days now are very short in this  part of the world, and after nearly  two hours' marching and fighting  we had to bivouac on the ground  gained during theday.  "The Guards brigade is quite  near the southernmost fort' by  whicli Pretoria is defended, and less  than four miles from the, town.  French, with the third and fourth  cavalry brigades and Hutton's New  South Wales Mounted Rifles, is  north of Pretoria. Broadwood's  brigade is between French's and  Hamilton's columns, and Gordon's  is watching the right fiauk of the  main force, not far from the railway bndge at Irene station, which  was destroyed by the enemy,  "Our casualties, I hope,  aie very  few."  A Boy Hero.  Media, Pennyslvania, June 5.���  Two children were dragged from a  "burning house on the farm of T.  Steer Biekslee last night by their  eight-year-old brother, who, driven  out by the flames, wag compelled to  leave his mother and jx _baby to  perish. Mr. Bickslee's farm is about,  a mile from Media. From the little  hero, who saved two lives and made  a gallant effort to snatch two more  from the flames, was learned the  story of the tragedy." His mother,  carrying her baby and a lamp, fell  on a stairway, the lamp setting  fire to the house. ��� The carpets, sat-  .urated* with oil from the lamp,  humeri fiercely, and the boy, realizing thab the house was doomed,  dragged out a brother and a sitter,  who were intent on rushing through  the fire"to tlieir mother. Then he  returned for his mother, whose  arms clasped the baby. But her  weight was too great for' his little  arms, and as the flames were closing in on him ho gave ���a last despairing look at the doomed woman  "and fled, heartbroken, to a place of  safety. The husband and father'  was absent in- Philadelphia: where  he had .gone to deliver a load ofj  vegetables.        "-    -  Moors to Attack French.  London, ."June 5.���Special dispatches iveeived this evening from  Algiers portray a serious situation. .  Thousands of Moors are massing at  Figuig and in the neighborhood;  and are preparing for a determined ,  attack upon the advanced post ot"  the French.  Will Pay a Dividend.  New York, June 5.���At a meeting of the directors of the Commercial Cable Company held here today, the regular quarterly dividend  of I;{' per cent was declared payable  on July 2nd. The transfer books  will be closed on June 20th and reopened on July 3rd.  r*Ws^f��a^^Kgj*!sis8��j THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6  1900  The Very Best Suits  There is no store where good  clothing  can   be   bought  to   better  advantage than here  For Men, Boys, and Children  A most beautiful collection in plain and fancy worsteds, in  neat checks, stripes, clays and serges made in single arid 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.  mt  mt  mi  0$ We have sold 75  .__!.(=?.  1&&  J. <__<���__).  )g?  m  w  w  w  %  per cent of all the  Portland Cement  Fire Brick Fire Clay  and Sewer Pipe  m  USED IN KOOTENAY  the Provincial Ifarty. On Saturday evening they will recognize  the difference between having candidates in a contest and supporters  in the legislature.  Candidate Houston's election is  now assured. His only formidable  opponent in the race was candidate  Fletcher, who upon the admissions  of his own supporters had no chance  unless 500 of the electors were disfranchised. The full court has decided, however, that the names of  these voters shall be placed upon  the list, and by this action the  Fletcher party is hopelessly beaten.  Men seldom vote for candidates  whose supporters attempt to disfranchise them.  Mr  *___��__*________* __W____i_______\*__W____i__W___\m__W__\L*__W___\*����___\__W___\' ___\_l_\*__**0&* %_^__\*_[____**^^* ^SS*^^* ^**^^*^s^*^^* ^^* ^^* ^^* ^^* ^^�� ^^��^^�� w,  ' ^*^f_f__\^* ^____^*^_W^* ^_\z'tW^^ ^^^___W^^ ^^r'S^^' ^__W^'_9f^ t_W^^ ^^B^^Bt^^^B^ *^mfr^^_\P *^m>^^_WP ���^9_'*1& *^Qfr^^fr ^^&*^^__�� ^^^^'-^^ ~^V^*' fi  \<  \��  \ii  Hi  ASHANTI   NATIONAL    CUSTOMS.  Just  received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  [VINTS 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  H. J. EVANS & GO.  ���C_''C_.'^'l__l.t=_l'  m  ���^_X'*_*'t  1.1=2.6  .(=>.e_i.c_i..  %  M  w  w  w  id  m  We do not want you to get the impression that  our Ties are loud enough Xo 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.  id  INCORPORATED 1670.  #  w  B  B  B>  B  B  -B  Kerchiefs -  DerfoyS (flowing ends) Regular price 65c,  Saturday    "   40c.  JLomhapdS v  -    -    -     Regular price '40c,-  Safcurday    "   30c.  -   -   Regular price 35c,  Saturday    il   25c.  Knots    -----     Regular price 50c,  Saturday    "   35c.  _Neck  Scarfs _-j._:_Regular price 50c,  Saturday    u   45c.  BOWS     -    -    -    -    -     Regular price 306, *  Saturday    {*   20c.  Special prices Ladies Neckwear. Stock Collars, with  flowing ends, regular price 75c and 85c, Saturday price 45c. Regular 35c, 40c and 50c Collars  at 30c on Saturday.  B  B  -B-  B  have   just opened a  nice  assortment  of  Childrens' Underwear.  %  HUSO  i'tzi-e^'  Tub action of the full court  of  British Columbia,  in  allowing the  appeal from the  order of prohibition granted by justice  Drake, is a  ,   complete justification  of the protest   which   Tub   Tnihunts  raised  against the action of the local Conservative Association  in attempting to disfranchise close  upon   500 1  electors without a hearing.   Now  that the conspiracy has failed there  will no doubt be an attempt made  hy the officers of the local  Conservative Association to shift* the responsibility.    Jt is worth remem  bering, however, that so long as the  scheme promised to be successful  none of the officers of the association took any pains to denounce  the perpetrators of it.    They seemingly wci e prepared to countenance  anything likely to assist in securing  tiie election of candidate Fletcher.  They strove   to   avert   defeat by  sharp practices, but they have'only  I succeeded   in   adding   discredit to  ! defeat.  The men who aro on the stump  for the Wilson-Turner Conservatives and the Martinites lay great  stress upon the fact that they have  more candidateH in tho field than  The present trouble in Ashanti���  sometimes spelled Ashantee or Si-  auti, West Africa, is a sequel to the  wai's of 1S74 and 1S05, in which  kings Koifee and Prempeh respectively were whipped into submission  by the British, whom it is said they  attacked at the instigation of  French traders.  Prempeh, the successor of Koifee,  was ordered to pay a heavy indemnity in gold, and an attempt was  made to secure the golden stool or  throne-chair of the kings of Ashanti, in default of part payment of  the required indemnity. Prempeh  succeeded in hiding this valuable seat, and British agents  are said to have kept up, a  still hunt for it until the  first week of the present month,  when they learned of its whereabouts and made an attempt to get  possession of it, precipitating a rising for which the governor, sir  Frederick Mitchell Hodgson, was  poorly prepared. While the natives are besieging Kumassi, the  capital, British troops are being  hurried forward to disperse the  savage warriors to whom the golden stool is a sacred emblem.  Until recent years the horrible  practice of human sacrifice was so  well established in Ashanti that a  ruler could have his subjects butchered simply becaush lie took a  fancy to do so. The English have  made strenuous efforts to bring the  natives into some sort of civilization, but as there are some 3,000*-  000 of them the task has not been  an easy one.      j ,  The king of Ashanti Is said to  have 8,333 wives, and he is so effeminate himself that'll stranger I.s  never certain of hip sex until formally introduced. Yet this king  caused the most atrocious crimes to  be committed just because his fancy  dictated. At one time a town pos-.  sessed three different places of execution. The one for private execution was at the palace; the second,  for public decapitation, was- on the  parade ground; aiid the third, for  fetich sacrifices, was in the 'sacred  village of Bantama.  One of the horrible instruments  of butchery was the execution bowl,  a large basin of brass some five feet  in diameter, ornamented with four  small lions and a number of round  knobs all around its rim, except at  one part, where there is a space for  the victim'b neck to rest on the  edge. The blood of the victim was  allowed to putrefy in the bowl, and  leaves and certain herbs being added, ibwus considered a~very valua=~  bio fetich medicine.  Any great function was seized  upon as an excuse for human sacrifices. The king went every quarter  to pay his devotions to the shades  of his ancestors at Bantama. and  this demanded the death of 20 men  over the great bowl. Ou the death  of any great personago two of the  household slaves were at once killed  on the threshold of the door in  order to attend their master immediately in his new life, and his  grave was afterward lined with the  bodies of more slave?, who were to  form his retinue in the spirit world.  It was thought all the -better if,  during the burial, one of the attendant mourners could be stunned  by a club, and dropped, still breathing, into the grave before it'was*  filled in. Iu tbe case of a great  lady dying slave girls were the  victims.  Death penalties were dealt out  upon the slightest provocation. If  a man found a nugget of gold or  anything else of value and did not  carry ifc at once, to the king he was  liable to decapitation. The hist for  blood seemed to grow upon the  people, and at public executions  torturea were resorted to in order  to satisfy the spectators.  Thez-e were but two ways to  escape execution when once a man  wa.s selected. One was to repeat  the "king's oath," a certain formula  of words, before they could gag  him ; the other was to break loose  from his captors and run as far as  the Bantama-Kuraassi crossroads.  Jf he could reach this point before  being overtaken he was allowed to  it/  \i)  ii/  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.  \i/  Art Lectures, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Lessons and Lectures Free of Charge.  ii)  vii  Xit  xit  Xit  Xli  \it  xit  xli  Xit  Xit  Xit  Xli  Xit  Xli  xit  Mrs. Kenly\ Artist and Teacher.  The teacher will inform each lady joining the class where the silks and  linens can be obtained. Belding's Art Silks and Linens used exclusively in  these classes.  With the Compliments of Fred Irvine _��� Co.  V��  Xli  Hi  Xli  Xii  xli  W  k1'  -m-W'^i' -W��^g>�� >y��^�� ^,��g>"�� gg*.�� ^. |g< ��� Si1' ag^'-iB" t^ " <��� " Sa * *^ *__*'<-_*'*-*- __*���*_*��� __* ���*__* ��� ___[_-_*_*- <__* ���<__? ��� <_-*- "*__* - 2? -ft* - 4* -^'.4~  '0*' 0_*' ^- ^- ^- ^' ^- 0_��- 0_-*' ^ ��� ^' 00 ��� 00 '^ *^'00'0^        ^��?.^��?.^__^' 5T^ST> ^?"'^?"> ^f.^f^ ^v*^^ ^T*ST* ^^5?> ^^���S^*  go free. In order to guard-against  their prisoners getting off by either  of these methods the executioners  used to spring on the intended victim from behind, and while one  bound his hands behind his back  another drove a knife through both;  his cheeks, which1 effectually prevented him from opening his mouth  to speak, and in this horrible- condition he had to await his tunr for  execution. When the time came  the executioners, mad > with blood,;  would make a rush "for him" and'  force him upon the bowl. Then  one of them, using a large kind of  a butcher's knife, would cut into  the spine and so carve the head off.'  Canadian News Briefs.  The Canadian Steel .Company  held a meeting iu Toronto' yesterday and decided to erectivplant between Port Golborneand Welland,  with a capacity for manufacturing  1000 tons of ore daily. This site-  .was selected on account of the  natural gas in the distiict, which it  is estimated will save several hundred dollars a day in fuel.'    '  League Games.  Philadelphia 6, Pittsburg 5.  Boston 15, St. Louis 11.'  Kansas City, Buffalo 8.  Milwaukee 2, Detroit 3.  Now,York 8, Cincinnati H.  Chicago 0, Cleveland 1.  Providence 9, Springfield 8.  Hartford (5, Worcester :i.  Brooklyn 5, Chicago 4.  MINING STOGKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  K\oticcniei\ 1000  JJiB Horn, .VXKI  1'eoi'ia, SftWtfW  -Hlchollcu, 1000  Palace IVJeat IVJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured  Meats.  A feature will. be made of tho poultry: and  game trade.- They will always-be on hand during their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephine Sk; betweenBaker and Vernon.   ;  Telephone 159. -  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, ero,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.   Strictly ilrst-class  work.  Estimates furnished!!    '  Keaidence Mill Streot,   MFrCfiW'  H    f*  Opposite School House   ����liOU!W, ,D. U.  W. Starmer Srrjith & Co.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER.  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Office Ward Street Opposite Opera House'  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Roses, Fancy Evergreens  Magnolas, Bulbs, new crop tested seeds, for spring  planting. Largest and most completo stock in  Western Cau.idn. Call and nmke your selections  or send for catalogue. Address at the nursery  grounds and greenhouse.  ���    ���, M. J. HENRY.  8006 Westminster Road. Vancouver. B. O.  WANTKR  liainblor-Cai'iboo and Giant  For,. Mile  11 '���oom  ���(i-room hoii'.e, Humo addition, ��850.~  houso. Cheap; tcinis easy; close in.  CALL ONT  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STRKKT    '    .  UZIXZUlZrsZXUEXXZZZIZXXZZZXXSLXZZXZXXTXXZZICrXXXZXXI:  I UUST   ARRIVED  3 , A Car Load of  Allen's: Apple Cider,  jj  .        THORPE & CO.  Bxzxz:mzmixxxzzzxzxzxxizxz��izzxzxxzxxz*x��xzi3ixu��j  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON. B. C.  Aboardtngrand day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, - It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in one^of  the best residential portions of- Nelson, and Is  easily accessible from all parts of-the city.  Tho course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English education: Business cour&e���bookjfeoeplng, stoaog-  raphy and typewriting. Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, eto. Plain art  and needlework, etc.  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  hT^Iashoroft  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attoafled to by a  ffrat-cinfig wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and oustom work frosu outside points.  , Shop:   Hall St., between Bakes- and Vernon  Saw&  Planing NJills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumfier, 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.  ,    Get prices before purchasing1 elsewhere . \  Office Corner Ijall ar)d Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hair Street Wharf  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  I.  u  $?���  %  Head Office at-  NELSON, >B.  Markets at   Nelson,   Kossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid-  ���way,-and Vancouver.   ______________   Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  E P. Whalley, d,P.  . NOTARY PUBLIC  DR. ALEX FORfN  Okkiok:  Houston Block.  Stock and Share Broker  Qflico with C. XV, West & Co., cornor Hall and  Bakor streets.  City office of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  Nelson  Ice Company  \VHOI.K8Af.E AMD HKTAIL DKAI.EBS IN  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALES AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson &   &   TRAVES,   Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  ��  CI?  Goneral agents for .Minor Lake Ico Company.  Ice delivered in any pai t of the city. Office at  Grand Central Hotel, Vernon and ward streots  Phone lis.   P. O. box 139.  GOSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  H,igprftf?e and express moved to any -part of the  cily.   Special attention given to he.ivj learning.  Ofllce ooi ncr Victoria and Ward streel-s. Telephone 1!��. W.A, COSTELLO, Managci.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner VieUwl* ��ftd Kootenaj  P. O. Box m. Tt.ue.p_  ��� Sfcroota.  [ONE NO. 35  LAND NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given, that aftor one month I  will make application to tho Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Worki to pui chase one hundred  and sixty acres of land jn the District of West  Kootenay, in the Province of British Columbia,  situated on the vfe.t side of Kootenay lako, on  Boulder creek, about two miles souih of Balfour."  Commencing atlnilial Post marked "John Burk.  N: E. Corner," thence west sixty-four chains,  thence south Uve.ity-flve chains, thence east  sixty-four chains, thenco north twenty-five chains  to the Initial Post,  JOHN BURK.  Dated at Nelson thfs 7th day of April, 1900.  MOTICE   TO   CONTRACTOES.  Sealed tenders will be received until 12 o'clock  noon Monday, June 11th next, by the undersigned for tho erection of u threo story brick  block for Kirkpatrick & Wilson and A. II. Clements. A deposit in the form of a marked  cheque paj able to tiie order of the owners for the  iuui of .i per cent of the amount of tender must  accompany each tender to insure consideration,  otherwise it will not bo entertained.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.        EWART & CAKME, Architects.  Rooms 7 and 8 Aberdeen Block.  ootenay Steam Laundry  PHOritlETOHS  The only steam  laundry In Nelson employing union labor  Having Purchased  A, LARS0M, Manager  COAL! '   COAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $g.����i8��TNes,)   S6.15  DEJLnnSRED  TELEPHONIC  33  G. W. West & Go.  MERCHANT  TAiLOR  Removed to Baker Street, opposite the Queen's  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  Neolanda' Building, Baker Street  FRED J, SQUIRK, Manager, THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. C, WEDNESDAY, JUNE fi, 1900  BANK OF MONTBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  BEST     7,000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. Ulouston General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streots.  Branches in London (Kngland) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Storling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commorcinl and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  %  Savings Bank Branch  CUllKKNT KATE OV IXTKRKBT PAID.  THEY ARE ALL VOTERS HOW  The Great Conspiracy Fails.  The names of tho men whom the  local Conservative Association  sought to disfranchise without a  hearing, but who had their franchise restored to them yesterday,  'by the decision of the full court of  British Columbia, appear below.  Their names will appear on the  voters' list as the result of the determination of candidate Houston's  committee to frustrate the design  of the Conservatives who, believing  that their candidate could not win  Avith a fair expression of the voice  of the electorate, sought to deprive  this large number of British subjects of their right to vote :  Adamson, Alexander  Adamson, George  Allan, John  Allen, John  Allen, Joseph Harry J  Allen, James  Anderson, James Augustus'  Antler, Mercer  Archanibault, Joseph  Armstrong, Richard  Armstrong, John George  Arnott, John Melleville  Asseliu. Joseph  Baine, Archie Creswell  Balding, James  Balomgren, Charles  Ba:keley, Thomas  Barron, Ezra  Barry, John  Barrett. Stephen  "��� Bartlett, .John  Beamish, Benjamin  Beaton, Norman Christie ���  Beck, Gustaz  Begg.Gharles   -  Belanger, Joseph  -  Belcck, Frederick  Bell, CJaud'e P.  Bell, James  Bennett, Walter  Berube, Peter  Bhniette, Napoleon.  BSakley, John  Bennett, John  Blewett, Henry A.  Blnorafield, Frederick  Bobier, George  Bolton, Edward  *    Bourgeois, Harry  Bougie, Francis Xavier  Boyd, Wilfred Georgo  Bogle. Frank  JBreiui, John  Iti'cnnan, Moses  Bresnahan, John  BreAVSter, Robert  Brooks, Hiram Albert  Broderic, Roderick  -  Bruce, Peter   Brule, John  Buchanan, Robert Charles  Buckland, George  < Burns, John  Burns, Robert  Burns, Joseph  t Burns, Patrick  Burns, James Harry  Jiurbridge. Philip  Burgess, Stewart  Burkholder, Francis 1 ferbort  Burton, Thomas  Callahan, William  Cameron, John Barclay  Cameron, James Melville  Campbell, John  Campbell, Kennoth  * Cameron, Donald ��S.  Canuelle, Edouard  Chambers,, Rober t  Charboncau, Harry  Ohisholm, Peter  Clark, William  Clark, Robert  Clark, Samuel  Cochrane, James  Coles, Selby  Collett, Frederick  Collins, Daniel 11.  Cordiner, Alexander  Cornish, James  Carrin, James  Couture, Oneziphar  Crane, Harry  Craze, Joseph  Crittenden, Ferdinand  Cross, Waller William  Orozier, George  Crozier, John  Cummiogs, R. EdAvin  Cunningham, Archibald  Currie, John Alexander  Currie, Archibald  Currie, Archibald  Dagenais, Louis  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skajfuay, .17. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  Daly, John  Darough, William J.  Davidson, James  Davies, Thomas James  Davies, Harry  Davis, James Robert  Dawson, Benjamin Richard  Deane, Alfred  Delauey, Patrick  Delawar, John P.  Deneault; Alexandre  Dent. Charles  Desmond, Charles  Diote, Joseph  Dixon, Robert  Doolan, Lawrence  Dolan, John  Dawney, Melvin McK.  Duchine, Narcisse  Duffy, Anthony  Dumoht, Joseph  ��� Dunn, Charles  Dupuis, Leuie  Dursin, Joseph ��  Ebbs, William     .     -'  Ekma'u, August  Ellis, AVilliam Edward  Emslie, Andrew  Evans, Harry  Farnsworth, Abraham  Finney, Louis  Flack, Thomas  Fleck', Alvin Clarence  Fleming, Sidney Alfred  Ford, James Wharton  Forestell, John Philip  Forsyth, Archibald Thomas  Fortier, Michel  Fouriner, Joseph Alfred  Fraser, James Alexander  Fraser, Mungo Morrison:  Fraser, Duncan Alexander  Freeman, John Theodore  Forde, Thomas  Fulton, Thomas  Gagnon, Louis  Gallaugher William Joseph  Galloway, Frank Scott  Gauthier, Xavier  Gibbons, James  Gibson, John  Gignac, EdAvard  Gillis, Samuel  Gillet, Joseph  Giusburg, Harris  Gordon, Robert  Grahame, Ralph  Graveille, Frank  Greenless, William John  ,Greeuless, William  Grey, James  Grier, Michael  llabcgard, Alartin  Hall, George William  Hammond, Harry  Harnian, Howard  Hardie, John  Hardy, James Thomas  Ilarrodj Arthur Wesfcbrook  llarrigan, J*oter  flaskius, Edward  Ilafcton, John  Ilawe, James  J J ay ward, Edward  Hay, Arthur Percy  Ileenau, Johu  Henderson, Thomas Henry  Henderson. Robert  Hiatt, George  Hill, William  Hill, George William  Hogan, Michael James  Holland, S'/.iah  - Hudson,- HaroldEdmond -   ���  Huffman, Isaac James  Hughes, Claude Austin  Hunter, George Grahame  Hurst. Charles  Iverson, Lawrence  Jacquemin, Jacques  Johuson, Oscar  Johnson, William S.  Johnson, John S,  Johnson, Isaac  Joyce, John  Joynt, Samuel  Kalb, Merino  Kaulbeck, George  Keating, AV.illiam  Keating, John  Kelly, Angus Francis  Keogh, Colmar  Keough, James   ,  Kindlier, Richard Thomas  Knowles, AVilliam Robert  Lacroise, John  Laiug, John Charles  Lai men, Patrick  Lapointe, Horasse  Lander, Mark  Leamy. Louis  Leharrow, James  Lee, John Myles  Leiper. AVilliam  Lewis, James  Lind, Benjamin  Lindsay, George  Lomprey, J. Max  Lonsdale, Thomas  Lucas, Albert  Lynch, Frederick J.  Lyon, George Builas  Mabbatt, Joseph James  MacArthur, Daniel William  Mack, James  MacKillop, Daniel  Madden, Edward  Maitland, Thomas Robert  Moloney, John  Imperial Bank of Canada  HKAD   OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  D. R  Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay. Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY. Manager.  Maloney, Barney  Mallet, Mike  Manhart, Eric Daniel  Manhart, J. P.  Marchand, AVilliam  Marshall, Jonathan  Matheson, Alexander  Matheson, John  MattheAvs, Archie    ,  Menary, Frederic C.  Middleton, William Joseph .  Miller, Thomas  Millin, John  Mitchell, Herbert Walter  Mobbs, Edward  Moffat, George  Moffet; John  Montroy, George  Mooney, Thomas :  1   Moore, Louis  Morin, Agapit  Morrison, Kenneth  . Morrison, AVilliam  Munro, Thomas  Murphy, Michael  McArthur, Malcolm  McBeath, William'Harvey  McBeath, David  McBride, John  McBride, James  McCarthy, Edward  McCarty, John William  McCaffrey,'Mike  McConnell, Frederick  McCool, Alexander Joseph  McDaniels, Robert  McDonald, Hugh  McDonald, George  McDonald, Alexander David  McDonald, RoderickAreh' b'ld  McDonald/Lauchlin Edward  -���'McDonald/Willi'aiii"1'  McDonald, John Duncan  McDonald, Donald  McDonald, John Archie  McDonald, Alexander R.  McDonnell, John  McDonough, AVilliam  McDougall, William Henry'  McDougall, Angus E.  McGilvray, Robert  McGovern, James  McGowan, Anson J.,  McGuire, Thomas Herbert  Mclntyre, John Walter  Mclntyre, Dugald  Mclntyre, Harold Perley ,  Mcintosh, John James  , McKay, John  McKay, William D.  McKay, Kenneth  McKay, John Dougherty  McKenna, Terence Joseph  McKensrie, Alexander  McKillop, Daniel  McKiniey, James Henry  McKiniey, Thomas A.  McLaughlin, Elmer  McLaughlin, John  McLaurin, Murdoch  McLaydeh, -Daniel      >  McLean, Robert  McLean, J. Alvin  McLennan, Neil Hector  McLennan, Archibald  MeLeod, John  McMeekin, George  McNeil, Alfred  McPherson, John Duncan  MeQuarrie, Angus Hector  McRae, John" F.  McRobbie, Arthur  ���McSlierry, Joseph  Nadan, Vital  Nelson, George *  Neven, Louis  Oakes, Starling Keilefcte  Oberton, Elzeor  Oberton, Frederick  O'Brien, AVilliam George  O'Callahan, Thomas William  O'Connor, Daniel  O'Kelly, Anthony Dudley  Olhesier, Frank  Oman, Andrew  Oughten, John  Papineau, Henri  Pare, Edward  Parkin, Harry  Parr, Alfred  Parsons, John  Pelletier, Jone  Peters, Lawrence  Pfeiffer, AVilliam Alvin  Plant, Louis  Pogue, Levi  Poirier, John Theo  Poltiar, Joseph  Pool, Robert  Pratt, Napoleon  Pratt, Orley  Price, Henry  Priest, Thomas Bacon  Purcell, Nathaniel  Qua, Robert  Quick, Michael  Rachefc, John  Rahal Philip  Rankin, AVilliam Roulston  Read, Joseph  Iteagcu, John Michael  Rheame, Arthur  Rhodes, John  Richer, Henry Ovide  Riley, John  Riley, Joseph  Rioux, Joseph  Roach, Nicholas  Robichand, Peter  Robidoux Julien  Rochon, Joseph  Roekj Thomas  $2,600,000        Rodenberg, Begin Henry  $2,391,863        Ross, Ulysses, S. T.  $1,654,710        Ross, James  Rowley, Sauford  Salisbury, William  Sanderson, Robert Feranson  Shanahan, .Michael John  Shea, Joseph  Shellington, Charles  Simpson, Robert John  Sinnot, John  Sinclair, William Lindsay  Slogget, Thomas Francis  Slumah, Henry  Small, Philip Henry  Smith, Samuel Robert  Smith, John AV.  Smith, Robert  Smith, Charles AVilliam  Smith, James -  Smyth, James  Snyder, Leonard D.  Sodostrom, Henning  Spriggs, Lemuel  Stamp, Thomas  St. Dennis, Napoleon  St. Jean, Paul  St. Luc, Peter,  Stein, Andrew  Stewart, Angus  Stewart, AVilliam Barton  Stewart, Alexander  Sullivan, Dennis  S win ton, AVilliam Hiram  Tebo, Wellington Lawrence  Thomas, Jonathan  Thomas,'Wm. Henry Penryn  Thompson, John Henry  Thompson, Harry  Thompson, John AVilliam  Thompson, John Edward  Thompson, Joseph  Tizo, James A.  Tobin, William  Todd, Gilbert John  Toulwin, Thomas  Tracey, Arthur  .,  Trahan, Henri    :V  Traves, James  Uneciinne, Edward  Uniac; Patrick Joseph  Wadei Phillip  Waddington, Francis James  AVaffelt, Joseph  AValsh, Thomas  AValters, Leopold  AVarren, AVilliam John  AVatson, Alexander  AVeeks, Thomas Albert  AVeeks, Bert  AVeldon, John  AVhite, James r" "    i  AVhiteside, Benjamin  Whifclock, Alfred "     -  Whyte, John Alfred    -        ;  Wellingham,.Harry   ���    ��  Wilson, Steve  AVilson, Edwin  AVood, Robert  AVood, Alexander  AVoods, AVilliam J.  Wren, James  Young, John  Young, William  Zelazny, Albert  Zimmerman, Joseph _  'Zinn, Albert'E. AV.  Fisiiing Season, of 1900  We are selling the fishing tackle avhich entices  the fish. We have the  most'Complete^Une of flies  and trolling baits.  See our fishing rod com-  ~plete~witK~line~ leaded,  reel, and flies for $5.  Canada Drag & Book Go.  NKLSON  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Bosch Block.  NELSON.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  Rents Collected on Commission.  8200 cash for lot-on Carbonate street.  $1000 (ea*y terms! will buy tihe corner on Baker  6tre('fc. good hotel hi to,  ��1000 will buy ilne corner on Vernon street, good  hotel site.  81200 will buy lot on llaker street near Shea brook  hOilBC,  t-toO (half cash) will buy 3 lots in Bogustown.  &>Oto?275 apiece for choice lots on Caibonatc  street.  920 per month will rent 8-roomed hoube, immediate possession.  ��8,)0, part cash, will buy house and lot on Robson  fitrect near Stanley street.  Cottage .md nice lot \\ ith fruit trecH, .1-mile point,  Ranch at Pilot, Hoy, M> sides under cultivation.)  $ViM tt ill buy cottage and lot on Stanley street.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview  Addition.  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  ot all kinds.  IF WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN BTOCK  WE WILL MAKE IT FOK YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  'PLANS  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  MEALS  CENTS  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  Successors to  J. A. DEWAR & CO.  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM o  25 CENTS TO |1  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  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.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-clasa  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of tlrst-class dry material on  hand, also a full line of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yards  Foob of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone. 91    Jo^H   Ra8,   k^Bflt  MOYIE    LOTS  FOR   SALE.      ,  Lot 9 Block 1 ] cash Offer  Lot   9   Block 5  I T?r_r_  Lot  11  Block'6  f   A11^S^, ��  Lot' 7 Block 7 J All  Four  ADDRESS  W. F. Teetzel, Nelson.  J. M. LUDWiC  Manufacturers of und  doalers in Harness, Puck  und Slrock S.idd le-., Apara-  wa, Collars, Dndlcs ni:d  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Street, Nolson.  Notice of Application for a   CertJfi-   eate of Improvements.   BltOKRN' Ull !. jMlNT'.KAJ. Cl.AfM. SITUATE J.N" HIE  JU.NSIA*0!U!1    MlNl.NO     DlVlblO.V      Oh'    WCRT  Kooii:.v,u   DisiKici,  and  i,ocaij:d ahoi't  TWO MltmbBITIIftlhl   OI"   AlN'SiWOIlI II, AI)-  JOININ'ti  'ilUjAltliA.NSAS, L'.N!li:U A.VU UNION"  Mincicai. Claims.  Tiike notice Unit J, U. V., Yoiuip;. (acting as  affcnt for K. .1. Ko'iurls, free miner'H certiilr.ile  fipccial No. bSl, and Anna ('. liueMcy. free  mincr'b certificate No. Ji. 1!.V)7) free miner's certificate No. H. ilJ.ilC, intend, M\lyd.iys from Lite  daloiiciaof, tonp|��)} to tho iniiunK recorder for  n certificate of iiii|��o\ciiieiils, for tlio purpose o  oblaining a ciOwn Kn"'t ��f tho abo\o clais'i.  And fiirf'icr (Jiko nolieo Hint nctio/i. uttder nee  tion 37. iniisi be cotiunenccd before tho issuance  of such certificate of iniproveinents.  Dated this iilth day of Aunl, A. D��� li��X).  K. V.. YOUNO. P.L.S.  LAND NOTICE,  ^ Notice is hereby j^iven that after one month I  will mulct application to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands ami Woik-tto purchase forty acres of  land in tho district of Woit Kootenay in the  province of .Hntish Columbia, situated on tiie  cast Ride of Kootenay lake, between Lorkhart  aud Lfiiiu'icc oiuukf ns follonn: CoiiuiicnuiiiK  at a post on tliu 5ieac.li marked "Inlti.il Post John  Laidlaw's N. W. Corner.'VtiicnuK sautliorly aloiiK  die lake 20 chains, thenco easterly 20 chains,  tbcisce jiortherly 20 clians, thenco ���westerly 30  chainrt to ihepl.ice of bcKlnuinir.  JOfiN LAIDLAW.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 3rd day of April,  1000.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. C.  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  OfTor fresh roasted coffee ot best) quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Maoha, per pound $  10  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounda..  it 00  Fine Santos.4 pounds *  1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds  1 00  Our Special Blend, 6 pounds  1 00  Oar Rio Boast, _ pounds..  11 00  A trial ordor solicited.   Salesroom 2 doors eaeb  of Oddfellows block. West Baker street.  ONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. L. LKNN0X. Solicitor.Nelson ja C  NOTICE   OF   MEETING.  The Nolson pliimbeis, nr.is and staun fitters'  union ineeLs every sct-oml and fourth Friday at  the Miners' Union hall at 8 p.m.  U. WKKKtf, Secretary pro tern.  W|rs. E. 0. ClarKe, Prop.  LATE OP TnB ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  NOTIGE   "  During the heat of the Election,  if you want to  keep cool get a few of  CURRAN'S  BIG SCHOONERS  10 CENTS  The only good   Beer in Nelson  CLUB HOTEL  Njadden House  'Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  Tbe only hotel In Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar Is always stocked by the best dom a-  Uo and imparted liquors and oigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   erie, b. c.  First-class in every respect. Choicest) wines."  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  -     JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor. ,  j7e7annable  GENERAL BROKER  Three dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  Ono lot  on   Stanley   street,  opposite Royal  hotel, for salo at a bargain.   ,  One seven-roomed house and one three-room  house for rent.  See ANNABLE  Lethbridge Gait Coal  The best value for the money In the market  for all purposes.  tkrms cask     W. P. Tikrsjby, General Agent1  Telephone 147,    Offloe with C. I). J. Christie.  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE_  " CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NKLSON, I1R1TISH COLUMBIA  B. REISTERER & CO'  DRBWEFm AND BOTTLERS OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Wory W&d*     Brewery at Nolson  ne  SHOiCE WINES AND ISpORS  Special attention given to family trade  Telephone D3 ��B��M   ��  Jjukcr streot, rn��HI��   Hi  Nelson, B. C. manaokr  Portland, Oregon, Postofflca Box 464  Holders of Hall Mines, Limited,  stock, either preferred or common,  will please communicate with me,  as I am instructed to buy up same  in any quantities. Wire me at my  expen&e. O. 31. Rosendale, P. O.  box -UU, Portland, Oregon.  Flowers aqd  Plaqts  Palm'' Pi\ feet higli. :M rose*, pot ffrower in  S)\ar!cHes. A vhofce collection of IiOuwj and  bctidniK planUi. ThousnikK to select from. Cut  Hotter* and dcwfiis. .TiiHpcction invited, flio  Nelson <lreen House, >'ra��t street, two blocks  east ol wharf. 1). MoCKEATIL  Ordera ty mail promia'lv iUled.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE fc CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  x and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in terated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water. Telephone 60.  i  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesalo dealers in aasayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.-Corner Baker and Hall streote, Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars.  "       COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson,  ��� wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars,  cemont, lire brick and fire clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  "      ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONST!! UCTION COM PAN Y���Wholesale dealers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  llxturcs, etc., HoukIoh block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED. ~.  BRACKMAN-KER  MILLING   COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour,  Grain, Hay.   Straight or  mixed cars shipped  to all   Kootenny  Points. :  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton 11. 11.   Mills at Victoria, New West- ���  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.���Baker  street. Nelson (George -F. Motion's old  stand), Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lot* a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 2(i. _  ' ���'._���.'..  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS & 'CO Baker  street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meatu.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hull streets, wholosale. grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.  OOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  TED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  .V    son, wholesale grocers.  PR. STE WART & CO.���Warehouses on C. P. '  ���   R.  track, foot of Stanley street,  Nolson.  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce  and  fruits.   Cold storage.   Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  J   Y. 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.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY���  Baker St., Nelson, wholesale dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.  ANCOUVER   HARDWARE    COMPANY  LIMITED���Baker street. Nelson, wholesale ���  dealers in hardware 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 Pab=?t Browing Co. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  '- PAINTS"~AND"6lLSr~:  ���VTELSON HARDWARE  COMPANY���Bakor   ���  ���*���"   Street���Wholesale dealers in paints, oils,  and   brashes of all  kind?.    Largest stock  in  Kootenay. _j_  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street, Nelhon, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blahting powders,  wholesale dealers In caps aud fuse, aud elocmo  blasting apparatus.  I "SASH AND DOQRST"  NELSON 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.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  JJakcr street, Nelson. Manufacturers of all  kinds of tents, awnings, and canvas goods."  P. O. Box 7G.   Theo. Madson, proprietor.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets. Nelson, wholesalo dealers In wines (case and bulk)  and domestic and imported cigars.    '  ENOmEEBs! .  HARI.ES PARK KR���Mining nnd milling engineer.   West Baker stroi't. Nelson.  c  ?v^  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.      ,  NELSON-LODGE, NO. 23,-A. F. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday in each month.  Sojourning brethren Invited,  K NIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodgo, No,  25. Knights of Pythias, moots in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Bakor and Kootenay streets, every -  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. VisitinK Kniwhts  cordially invited to attend. R. G. Joy. K. of R.  & 8.   Leonard Scott. (J. C. , ,  NELSON L. 0.!_,, No. 1692, meets in I. O. (.. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootonay Btrcota,  isb and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brethorn oordially Invited.   R. Uobin-di), XV. M.  W. Cnwf^Mt^^n^g-Sccjx'tiiry. ^   TWTELSON .flCIllB, Numbor 22, Fraternal Order  A' of Eagles, moots every bccond and fourth  Wednesday isieach month ia Fraternity HaU.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnell, Presi  dent).   Charles Prosper, Sooretnry.  -���        TRADES "UNIONS^  NELSON MINERS' UNION XO. 9G, W. F. of  M.���Meetfl in oifnorb' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. VJhlliiig members welcome. M. R, Mowutt, Profclilcnt. James  Wilkes. Secretary.   TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regular meetings of the Nettfon Trades and Labor  Council will be held In the miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay btreets, on tho  first and third Thur&day of each month, at  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorite, President, J. H.Mathe-  bon. Secretary.   THE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  aro held on Wednesdaj evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners,' Union hail corner victoria and Kootenay fetreeUs. JL KoWn-  son. President,   James Colling. Secretary,  ���DARBERS* UNION.-NeJ*on Union. No. liW, of  ���O the International Joui nef men Biu ber'h Union of America, meets every iirst and third Mon-  dav of e.icli iMontli in .Minora Union Hi.II. col nor  of Victoria and Kootenay faUcets nt 8,30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting luothcus cordially invited to  attend. J. H. 51atlic.oii, I're^idenU W. S. Pel-  ville, Secietary.  B  RICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION,  -��� 'J lie Uricklaters and Jin -ons Intel national  Union N'o. 8 of NclMm meets, "���ueond and fourth  Tue-��hltsiiic.ich month at Mmcn.' Union hnll  J. \\ . htcher, mvMilent; Juscpli Clfuk, jecoidmg  and corrosponomg (^ciotAry;.   I"aUORLRS' UNION. Nelson Laborers' Pro-  ���* tectivo Unioit. No. 8121. A. V. ot L.. meeN in  Miners' Union Hall. nozihftu>l corner of Victoria  and Kootonnj street-', etcrj Monday cvcniiiR  at 8 p.m. hhaip. Vi-iting meiitbcrs. of the American Fcdcr.it ion couli.vllj invited to attend. John  Alulltu, President, Percy Snackelton. Secretary.  NKLSON PAINTERS' UNION���The regular  mooting of the Painters' Union is hrld  tl.e (list, and thiul Ki idajs in each month at Miners' Union hall at ':.'��> sharp.  T. O. Skatbo, President,,  Will J. Hatch, Secretary.  :\  , v , v��--*   *w-"   a ^^./si_y^*<rr^*KVpS��l^.1\_lS^,  s��?ss?sm��33P��spss THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C.s WEDNESDAY 'JUNE fi 1300  Ir  Rubber Gloves  o  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  The proper thing for spring house-  and gardening  cleaning  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. F. Teetzel Sc Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS'SUPPLIES  _^'_-is__-_-_-s_-ig^-'S_[ -\x.'__"__���'��-       ���;g-^.-a-a"a'S',ai'S"S''S,:5"^  ^^���^.^.*s ^.^.^.y^.^.^.^.^T ._^-__'-^-__'^^-tmt,_9'_9.^.__t-^,-\  Uf "Ml  iti to  to iti  to 0             to  to to  �� to  l To Our Customers I  'to  ��� �� ������ to  ..%...' OF THE KOOTENAYS $  V? '��������� to  $��� Call and sea our up���Wate.stock.. Oup stock jjj  to is now more complete than ever.   Mr. Dover to  $ is now in lhe east and we ape now peeieviog $  iti       ., daily .shipments of tbe latest up io-date goods J|>  M manufactured.   Oup watch repairing and jew- to  '|jj elry manufacturing department has no equal {{J  to in British Columbia.   All wopk guaranteed. to  to to  to   to  to  to    xti  m._ --m-        ���        ������ ��� - ���---������ _______r __m ^B .._-__-,    M      ^ m  to The Leading Jeweler   Baker Street. Nelson to  to to  to to  to to  to to  to to  to to  v��. .��>  ��-va,a,a,:a,a,��>,^,-i&'T8"a'^      _i-_t-'_x-_t-'S-_t-'!_.'>s!-i_t-'_t''_t-i*-g^-  ���iS-_*T_9-^-0_*'?_9._--_-"0-"_*"_~"i-<      ?<s-'8r<'8r-?<'S-s>C''9-'S*��p-Sk'  JACOB DOVER  Oup .Clearance  of Dry Goods  Sale  IS  at  stilt on and will be continued until all is sold. Linen for skirts  10, 15, and'20 cents per yard; White Dress Duck, regular 20c  goods, sale price 124c per yard; regular 25c goods, sale price 15c;  White Pique^at t5s~20 and 25 cents. A large range of Underskirts from $1 up.   Ali other dry goods sold at proportionate prices.  A. FERLAND & CO.  ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  Something New  FLAKED FOODS  A  NOURISHING,  DELICIOUS, AND  COOKED JN THREE  DAINTY  DISH.  MINUTES  CAN   BE  FOR SALE AT  Tije Western Mercantile Company, Limited.  BA1CKU STRKKT,  GROCERS  NELSON, B, C.  ���    ���  drUSt  A large consignment of the latest  styles  made.  hats, union and custom  Clothing  for bargains  at  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  . THEO MAOSON'S  CLOTHING   HOUSE,  BISCUITS  We have just received a fresh   consignment  of Christie's famous  Fancy Biscuits and Cream Sodas.  McCormick & Company's Jersey Cream Sodas.  Also  P. O. BOX 17ft.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  D,  Telephone 101. '  M. Ferry & Company's Seeds.  Frch Jh>KKtf Received Daily  John J\. Irving %��� ����  Opposite Postoffice  STRACHAN BROS.  iharles 0. J. Christie  .    GENERAL BROKER  i doors west of Dominion Express office.  ?. 0. Box 523.   Phones: Office 117, House 152  Three fix room houses Toi rent  Heal estate in all parts of the city for sale  AGENT VOU 8. S. KIMBALL'S SAFES  INSURANCE.  LOANS.  HEAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The council of the board of trade  meets tonight to prepare the docket of business  for the next meeting of tho hnard. Ono of Iho  matters to come under consideration will he that  of putting the now bylaws of |lio~ hoard into  ettect. This, if determined upon at onco. will  change the meeting night from Monday to  Wednesday night.  .Magistrate Crease held a session  of the small debts court yoaleriliiy. The docket  'of business was very light.  A further sitting of the court to  determine the damages to owners of lots in the  Hume Addition through the townsite company's  re-survey takes place today before registrar  Simpkins. Some 30 claims remain to be adjusted.  Commodore Gore and P. TV. Peters  havo named thoir trim steam launch the "Pretoria" in honor of the British entry into the capital of tlio Transvaal. The Pretoria is being re-  llttcd and painted at the C. P. It. shipyards. Sho  will be ready for active service next week, and  promises to be a most creditable addition to Nelson's fleet of pleasure craft.  Appointments have been  issued  by the registrar of the supreme court returnable  on the 12th instant in the matter of Genetic & Co.  vs. A. O. Fox. The court awarded a counter  claim against plaintiffs nnd authorized the registrar to tlx tho amount.  Chief Thompson of the fire department received word from Kossland yesterday that the fire team there would probably  compete in the Dominion Dav races here. The  local racing team cannot practice while the roads  are muddy, and the members are exercising individually to keep in form.  P. Burns & Co. charge their cold  storage plant today for the first lime, thanks to  the delavocciMoned bj thou hie. The up to date  plant is now, however, imining smoothly. A  number of hot Nelson politicians, w ho are now  feeling tho need of i1-, might take this opportunity to cool oil thioughly and permanently.  The baseball team's trip to Spokane mil undoubtedly go thiongh if manager  Watchman succeeds in making satisfactory  ari.vngements wilh the Nelson & Koit Sheppard  i ail way, negotw tions foi which aie under vaj  now and w ill be settled today. 1 he Nelson team  will havc a hard pioblcm to ioho when thej  meet the Spokane cit) nine, but the admirors of  the home club are confidentas to the outcome of  the game.  Porter Brothers have almost completed their contiact for the trestle woik of tho  C. P. It. slip at Pioctcr, and the company's construction engincois aie iircp.uinp plans for the  mo\able slip, which will piobably he built bj  days laboi under tlio supervision of A. F. 1'roc-  toi's still'. Porter Bros ha\ca contract {for 000  feet of tro'tle work at Nine-mile point, mhere  another slip is to bo built.  Ceorgie Evans was fined $50 or  three months imprisonment by m igistrate Crease  jesterday for keeping a disordci lj houseat Xing-  mile point.  Captain J. W. Troup left last  night foi Revelstoke, wheie he will meet R.  Jl.upole. goi-eial supciinteiident, and go into  \aiiousO. P. li. tuatteis requiting:attention.  A pleasant social took place yesterday afi ci noon and c\ tiling at tlieiestdencoof  John Watson under tho auspices of the novUy  oigam/ed Congiegahonal chinch. Tho function  was well attended and pro\ ed to be a soi.ial success.   Refreshment were seivcd to the vi^itois.  Three new ariivalb v.ere booked  at thcpiownriulgaol jestotd.aj. Cons'<iblc .John  Ueaudoen of Kossland, brought In flaftll Albi,  charged -with shooting with intent 'o kill and M.  A. Albo chaiged with doing guevous bodily  h.umtoone AIcArthm at Rossland. Constable  Black of Newl>en\er, brought in .lames Howard  who will serve (womonthhfor a theft committed  .it Slocan City  W. P. Tye, chief construction engineer of the C. P. K. system, is expected to visit  the Nelson and Jlourdarj disti jets shortly. It is  e^ peeled that Mi. Tyc w ill go ovei a poi tion of  the Halfoin extension to inspect (he gi ado which  is almost completed, and that he will give sojne  intimation of the companj'sinfcnhonsabtonork  in the Lardeim district.  C.   E.   Perry,   one of   tho  best  known railway engineers in the countrj-, arrived  in Nolson yesterday fiom a tup to .Manitoba. He  s.i>a the poi tions of the piovmce through which  he li��i\ oled appeared to be very prosperous.  The Ladies"Aid of tho Congrega-  'tional chinch wish to evprcss their thank-i to  those Indies of other denominations who assisted  in making johtoidjj evening's function Such a  success.   HOTEL ARRIVALS.  Ai mr. 1'n.vnt��� 1). Gooduch, U Paul; J. T.  Ijawicnce, Tmil; W. (iilUcs. A. B. Gild, Rosalind. Mile* Cotton, Tiail.AV, K Uamsdeli, It,  Desmond, liossSand: V W. Babhett, Spokane; V.  A. lUbbeti. Spokane       _      ���Ar I'HIJ JU'Mfc.���O. O. M.Ulison, Toionto: U.  iiulliok, Pioolor. W, Af. Manning. Bossburg. Lt.  N. Mam, Sandon; C". M. Ralston, Vancouvei, J,  l*eott, Montreal, J. T. Mack, Now Jtonvor; II. T,  Tilley, Toiui.lo; R. A .Stewart, Seattloj W,  Duver, Spokane; W. O. Cunningham, Hamilton:  S. U. Snidoi. Vancouver, O. II. il,iml, Sniition.  At the Recorder's Office.  The entries at the mining recorder's office yesterday weie: Locations, Janet, 2} miles west of Nelson, by Francis Holland; Ladysmith, between cafct and wsfc forks  of Falls creek, by George Thurman;  Lucky Jim, between Hidden and  Porcupine creeks, by L. A., Snyder.  Cortiiicatcs of improvement", to A.  Lorno Jlcchor of- Holland in respect to the Nip and Tuck, Riverside und Nancy Jane mineral  claims. Transfers, Frank Elwin to  the Susquehanna Gold Mines, Limited, Capital No. 2 mineral claim at  the head of If all and Forty-nine'  creeks, about 7 miles from Hall.  Athabasca Mil? Run.  The Athabasca mill run for the  mouth of May was a record for the  mine, and ifc i.s to be hoped "thafc  tiiese figures will be maintained.  The official returns are as foltows:  Value of bullion iceovered   Vuliio of uoncontrates recovered...  ..Su.sns oo  ...    3,��I2 01)  first door wesfc  of Bank of British  Colombia building.  @r  Total values locoVcrod  S18,.H1 00  Values secovorod por ton , ��� S     (4 07  Period of run, W days; number of tons-crushed,  -J-J0.   British Prisoners Relieved.  London, Juue 5.���The war office  has information that one of the  first things done hy lord Boberts  after %\\e occupation of Pretoria w��.s  to direct general French to rejteyp  tho British prisoners cojifi?ie4 8*  WhtervoJ,  AQUATIC  RACES   SETTLED  Program in Detail.  The aquatic committee of the  Dominion Day celebration met yesterday afternoon in the Bank of  Montreal and agreed upon the program of races. It was announced  that an appropriation of $750 had  beeu set aside for the uses of this  committee, and the definite determination of the Vancouver and  Winnipeg clubs to send four-oared  crews was also announced.  The events, as decided upon, will  be as follows:  Four-oared race between Winnipeg, Vancouver and Victoria crews.  Distance Sh miles.  Four-oared race between local  crews. Distance 3{ miles. Six entries are expected for this event.  Single sculling race in outriggers,  open to all amateurs. Distauce  half a mile.  Double sculling race in inrigged  boats,, with lady coxswain. Distance half a mile. There will be  two prizes for this race if there are  five starters; and the prizes will be  given to the ladies.  Double canoe race. Distance  half a mile.  Ladies' skiff race. Distance half  a mile. There will be two prizes  given if there are four starters, the  first prize being donated by the  Miner in the shape of a soup tureen  and ladle.  Canoe race, with three paddles.  Distance half a mile. Five must  enter for this event to ensure there  beiug two prizes.  There will also be a yacht race, a  tub race and a 100 yards swimming  race.    Delegates' Losing Game.  Chicago, June 5.���The Boer envoys arrived here this morning, but  the welcoming words of the reception committee were _halt lost in  the shouts of the newsboys crying  "All about the surrender of Pretoria." Mr. Fischer, one of the envoys, said: "The news does not  come as a surprise. The fight will  continue." Mayor Harrison headed  the reception committee, which accompanied the Boers to the Auditorium annex.  Kruger Refuses Offer.  New York, June 5.���A facsimile  cablegram, dated Lorenzo Marquez,  and signed by ��>resident Kruger, is  printed in the >Vorld today. The  cablegram extends thanks for the  offer of homestead farms in the  United States, but adds that the  burghers have determined to fight  for tlieir liberty-loving country to  tho bitter end.  SLOCAN RIDING  To Uic Elcctois of tho Slocan Hiding:  Gk.vi lum fc v���With the dissolution of tho legis-  latnc aisomblv, the duty again devohes upon  the oloitora of the Slocan riding tochoose a mom  ber to icpietjont them in the piovincial legislature. * r  Tt I.s my intention to become a candidate at the  forthcoming election and with full confidence in  tlio lcsult 1 again respectfully boliei't the suf  frages of thn electors of the riding  While I may point with pardonal  to the niiinntr in uhicli I have conserved tne in'  tercsts of Uic tiding and Kolaerht to meet loc��l re-  quii ements so / iras practicao'e, I ha\ e earnestly  endcavoted to forwatd legislation in the interests  of the whole province, and such as would tend  toward its material development.  Constant in attendance at the =0>>oions of the  legislature. I have been watchful that no vote of  mine should be wanting for any measure bene-  Jicml to my constituents, or the province af> a  whole; nor have1'! been ncRlectful of the interests of the wage earner, but ha\e, in some do-  giecnt least, been instrumental in placing their  fan demands amongst, tho principles tojiead^pjL  cmed bi a great political party. It is well perhaps that 1 Hhoiild briefly stale some of the pi in-  ciplet. winch J iui\ o ad\ ocatedand nhall continue  to.jdvoeato until thoy are incorporated in provincial legislation,  (1) Iiun in favor of an equitable redistribution  of the scats in the legislative assembly, based  generally upon population, but vjtfi duo regard  io flic intwesls and circumstances of outlying  mid sparf-lor Nettled districts,  ('_) 1 <ihiUl ad vocal o t he govei nttient ownership  cf railvvujs and othor public fi .niduses so fur as  may be practicable, and a gene-al enactment  by which companies destiing to construct rail-  wassmaybe incorporated without specHl legta-  Ution, and tlilil ruihvajs bemused by tho province may be undei gotcramcut contiol nf. to  their rates and bubject to pus chase at go\ eminent opt ion. '  (.1)  I shall do all in my power (oas^M and sup-  poil ihc advancement"ami development of the  mining inteichts of the provinco, upon which IU  iaily "        "    '  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &  CO.  HARDWARE  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steam  Hose.  Crucible   Cast  Steel  5-16 to 1-in. in  and Suction  Wire  stock.  Rope  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agonts���Truax Ore Cars, Oiant Powdor, and Metropolitan Kuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASI-0  SANDON  BUSINESS  MENTION:  im-  draw-  llouse to Let���Furnished  or  furnished���Three bedrooms, dining room,  Ing room, writing room, hall and kitchen     For  full particulars apply to J. L. Vanstone, broker.  Lost���A Honiton lace handkerchief. Reward Lakovicw hotel, corner Vornon  and Hall streets.  For sale���Stock and   fixtures of  the Nelson Bazaar amounting to about four  hundred dollars.  Lost���From the  hallway in tiie  Sherbrooke hotel, a valise with blankets strapoed  to it. No questions will be asked anyone returning same to Clarke hotel���M. J. Croteau.  Furnished  rooms   to let���Apply  Carney block, one door east ot Oddfellow's hall.  For   sale.���Furnished   hotel   for  sale cheap. Apply at Cabinet Cigar store. Nelson.  Wanted���A good general servant  gi'l. Mrs. S. S. Taylor, cornor Carbonate and  \Vard streets. '   ;  Wanted���position   as     a     wire  splicer. Understands the care of tramways.  Able to take full care of tramways and men. Understands all kinds .of rigging work. Apply to V,  W, Hrock, look box28, Gem, Idaho.   :���  Gardening���Employment wanted  by a practical man. Residential grounds laid out,  etc.   Address, AV. XV, AVilson, Nelson  Wanted���Position as stenographer and tj pew nter by lady of expciience���References. JNo objections to going out of city. Addi cs Stenographer, Tubunc.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Tiansfor'barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 33  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  prosperity is so inuiciially dependent,  (t)   1 believe in the principle of the eight-hour  law and shall net mit np iutcifercnu> with the  ���   ������   -        ���   ��� ,fln     ���  . Uk< nnnitlly ulaiiMji,  (S)   I shall advocate a liberal expenditure upon  iii��v as >l i-'inwR and sW  i |oii of Uk< nnnnHy ulaiiMji.,.  insist i|pqn tho r|itcn-  (l'uiik roads autl traik in the vnnoiib districts of  the province, believing that upon such oxpondi-  tuic the development of tho vatt icsourcos, of  tliocoiin'ry nitttorlalt> depends.  ((!) I shall advocate, and if elected n^ist, in,  lhe enactment oflaws for the propei adjustment  of disputes between labor and capital, bj a well  digested and equitably arranged sjtteinof coin-  pulhorj arbitration.  O I bahe\o that Asiatic and other cheap  labor is dettimciitai lothe best interest of |3rjt-  tnh Coh|ii|bii. J sjhajl therefore ndvopfUp jts r<i-  sti'iotmii mj farwiMnay bo intra virera or provincial Icgit-Ulion, and shall assist in bringing such  presume to bear upon tho federal goveicment as  may induco that government to assist in the  vi ork. and i\ ill mo-it emphatically insist that no  biich class of labor shall boemplojcd upon any  public works undertaken by tho province or upon  sueh tvorks as are subsidized by, or in any way  subject to the contiol of the govei nment.  (8) I believe that t lie educational system of the  province may be materially improved and nh&H  give t\)y heartiest assistance In fy'ingjng ij. tR tftp  hjgllCKt statpof elilpjencF hy the is^ta^lishmont of  norjjial sphpplis and ofhpr instrumentalities that  may tend to the accomplishment of that object,  (I!) I shall also advocate and assjt>t iu tho do-  relopmont of tho agilculliiral reaourcen ot the  provlnoo.  (in) I believe that the moneys of tho provinco  should bo expended upon some broad and general  system whicli would ensure tho greatest amount  of bonofllfrom such expenditure. In this riding  I have endeavored to inaugurate such a system  by having the work upon roads and trails placed  under a responsible head, so that the appropria*  tion, necessarily inndennate undor existing cfr-  uuitiettannis. mlglitbp honpficfjUly and ppojityini-  cally expetujfd. Yoara rosptsptf u^y,  ��sjs?o, ��. C, May lOtji. _^0.  NELSON  RIDING  To i in: Electors ov thi: Nei so.v Kidi.no :  Gentlemen���Ab the unanimous choice of a duly  constituted convention of the suppoiters of the  ProMiicial Party in the Nelson nding, 1 am before > on as a candidate for representative of tho  Nelson riding in the next provincial legislature.  In this connection I desnc to solicit jour votes  and influence m my behalf. Beliewng that  everj man aspiring for mcmbciship should place  himself on lecordon the mam issues I takotlus  opportunity of stating that I am in favor of legislation upou the following lines:  1. Representation m the legislative assembly  should be based on population, \\ ith such moditi-  cationsas \wllgi\e sparsclj settled districts pi o-  portionately linger representation than cities and  thickly settled fanning districts.  2. All legislation should bo goneral, and not  special. A beginning bus been made in this  dueotion bj the enactment of laws under v hich  cities can be incorpoi.itcd, companies tamed,  and '\alur records obtained The��e should be  added to by the passage of a gencial railway incorporation uct, and one giving municipalities  the s,imc powers to acquire water recoids as uie  i.ow accoidod private corporations.  3. Publiclnndsshould be kept for actual settlement, and land subsidies should not be granted  to aid the building of radwajs, that whon built  aie owned by corporations.  1. Go\ernaiont ownership of inllwiiys is no  moie a theory than municipal owneislnp of  public utilities. Both havc been tried and found  to work for tl.o public good when oupably and  honestly managed ; but in making a commencement in government ownership of railways in  this prov mop. a section should be selected in  which the government would have atreehand,  and not in sections where competition w ould _o  met.  9. Prevention of the landing m this province'  of Chinese and Japanese l8.btn<ei*��, and tho dis-  coui.igement of the gmploj montof those already  hcie bj evcrj fair means possible.  0. Posiittvo, not negative, laws should only be  passed., If Ihe pnhfiplc of a law is" good, the  law should be effective' The eight-hom day for  men w oi king undei ground m metalliferous mines  is now generally accepted as legislation in the  right diiection. I would oppoho any legislation  that would repeal tho penalty clause, or in any  other way impair the eitcctiv eness of the law as  it npw sWnds.  7. To give immediate efteot,hj legislation, to  a resolution similar to that kno.vn as the Muloch.  icsolution, iecfintl> passed by the Dominion  House of Commons, \s Inch provides for the paj.  ment of fair wages on public woiks or woiks  aided by government subsidies. All contiactors  doing work for either the province or for munici-  Ikilitics should bo require* to pay labor the rate  of wafjes ruling ut the municipality or neighborhood in winch the work is to be done, tho nuin-  bei of houis to constitute a a\\\,\ on jiU suoh work  to be fixed bj statute.  - 8.-C0111U, havo been established in which m-  div jduala and corporations aro compelled to  settle disputes, however trivial, disputes that  seldom have any bearing 011 the goneial piosper  lty of the community 111 whicli tho disputants reside; and courts should bo established for thu  compit>hory sottlon'ont of disputes between the  lopioseniatives of capital and labor, disputes  that too of I en 111 e far reaching in their damaging  effects on the jsrencral prosperity of whole communities and districts.  B. Mining for the precious motals i. the one in-  duslrj which is benefiting, diroctlj or iudiiootlj',  everj community In tho piov inco, and legislation  alloctmg tho lnuustij', in the way of taxation,  should bo bused ou the treatment and manufacture within the piovince of the product of the  iinneh, ut'hci' than oa the output of the mines at,  at picboiit.  10. The cstablishniontof a buicati, with head-  t)iiaiters in Itrnlsh Columbia nnd not In Orc^t  Hiitain, to Ryhtenuitlcally advoittro all the  nut tual icsourucs and scenic. ivtt|,wtiotM of tho  prov luce.  , ll. Orgniji^pcl miinieipalitlos should bo given  tho fiontrol of their public j-ohools, leaving to the  province tho.iaio of public Hohools in unorgan-  i'/ed distrlots and tlio itialntenance of normal and  technical schools.  12. Trunk loads and halls should bo built and  maintained at public expense, and tho cost of  roads and trails to isolated mines and communities ���should bo borne in part by the piovince,  13, Oencral liospitalw Mioulti be under government control, and the government should help  maintain physicians in tparsely SQttlpd itcotlons  of tho prov itiLC.  IJ. The gov eminent in junvcr should inako  official nnnounpenient. fpr a rpasonab'e time before the legislative assembly meets, of all pio-  uosod legihliition. Were fhis done there would  be fewer hastily passed laws, laws wliich aro too  often against the public inteiest.  All of which is respectfully submitted for yam  consideration.  JOHN HOUSTON  ENEBAL MERCHANT  LARDO, B. O.  Having built a now store and reoeived a new  stock of good.-), I am in a position to outfit all  pi-ospeptarii going Into the Lardo-Duncan country  a- phci\p as any merchant in Ka^lo or Nelson.  Hi !y Haloy is nlwaysat Lardo wilh animals, and  1�� ready to undertake any freighting that may bo  oSfarcd him.  Give me ft trial.  Uf  to   185 Baker Street.  xti  to  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  xti  to  place of business  to the old Burns  Hotel, where we  We have removed our  for the next few months  shop, next to the Nelson e  to   hope to see all our old customers and many  to   new ones.   Give us a call.  \ti  to    xti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone 10  ���a,s,i&'^'i8>,S"S',Ta''3"S>'ia"ifc  Telephone 10.   to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  185 Baker Street  0~'_w-__t-0ii^m^9't_*v__i.g0.,*,.,_*.__.,        S^-C^fi?* WS'^Y^-W'W  m  .<ssT'k  m&m   *$&_*  }'t_-?'c  )^  Some Plain Facts  About Clothing  S 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 ali of the  ^ latest cut and are lined all through with the best  # linings. They are tailored better than Suits offer-  ^ ed elsewhere at much higher prices.   The fabrics  # are the best in the market. We lead all others  �� for values in  B  B  Gents' Furnishings  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  know that our values cannot be equalled hy B  B any other house in Nelson.   We are so sure of ||  this that we will give money back if it cannot be ^  proven. 1 B  B  GIT  CHANDgLIEiiS  WiSSD FOR  NO MATCHES REQUIRED, ALWAYS READY  ^ooteqay Electric Snppiy &  Construction Go.  JOSEPHINE STREET NELSON  JUST ARRIVED  IN NELSON  CARLOAD  CANADIAN WHISKIES  R. P. RITHET & CO., Lid.  Including bulk nnd case Seagram, 2, 4,  jmwI 7 year old.  Cnses- Ohilj rye, flunks  .Ty��, G<j<xlorhain & %Vorts (ordinary and  ���white wheat whislcy.  A. B. GRAY, SBjikcr St., Kootenay Representative

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