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 AMERICAN AND BRITISH GUNS  ARE   BOMBARDING   APIA.  The Germans Do Not Like it, but Will Not  Construe   it   as   an   Overt   Act  Against  Germany.  Washington,   March   30.���The Samoau  crisis divided attention with the fighting'  about Manila in official quarters today.  At the foreign embassies, where this has  been a subject of consideration  of late,  eo��i��iderable anxiety was shown lest the  affair should assume a grave international  aspect.    Sir Julian  P.mnccfote, the British ambassador, went co the state department at eleven o'clock, accompanied by  his secretary and conferred with secretary  Hay.   As this is regular diplomatic day,  little significance would have attached to  the   call under   ordinary circumstauces,  but with British and American warships  cooperating in the bombardment of Apia  more than usual interest is attached to  the call..  While there may be a dearth of  official   information,   at   the  same  time  actual events carry out  what has been  anticipated     and     give    a     basis     for  intelligently considering the further joint  action of tbe governments in making a  sf.ttlem-.nt of the entire Samoan  trouble.  Both nations are acting in complete accord, not only for a general solution of  the Samoan   problem,   but   particularly  with reference to the  force  exerted-by  the  British  and  American    naval commanders.   As to the German attitude, it  is stated positively iu a quarter thoroughly  familiar with   German   official   sentiment,   that the outbreak now   reported  caunot under  the circumstances be construed as an overc act against Germany,  nor be a causus belli.    This is from such a  source that it largely removes the- possibility of international comulicatious.  THURSDAY AFTERNOON,  MARCH  30,  1890  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YE AR;  WEEKLY, $2.  crease this sum to $50,000,000. In Europe  the trust is to be known as the Judaish  Colbnial Bank, Limited. The par value  of the shares is $5, thus permitting even  the poorest Hebrews to invest something.  The formation of the trust was decided  on at the Zionist congress at Basle, Switzerland, lasc August. It is generally expected that the shares willcbe greatly  over-subscribed.  Nearing the Insurgent Capital.  Manila, March 30.���It is now   believed  that the insurgents' faith iu Aguinaldo is  destroyed.   Aguinaldo with his family is  said to be preparing to flee from Malolos.  General Macarthur is making ready  an  armed railway car for future operations.  At six o'clock this   morning   the  dying  columu,   with   the   third  artillery,   the  Montana and the- Kansas volunteers on  the lefc of the,railroad, aud the Pennsylvania, the South Dakota  and   the Nebraska volunteers ou the right, started for**  Bocave across two miles of open  fields.  The insurgents began' firing immediately  and  continued until the  troops reached  the river atBocave. The American*troops  .never wavered.   The Nebraska regiment  swung in from tho extreme left and dem-"  "bled up the insurgents' left at the;river._  The insurgents ran after removing some  rails from   the   railroad.   The   wouuded  insurgents report that the enemy had re-  , treated to Malolos.,^"      ..-i-;^.-. ..-    ���( ��� .���.-.*'-..  Iu   the   Pennsylvania ', regiment .there  was one  killed and  five  wounded ;   the;  Kansas  regiment lost one officer and fifteen "privates   were   wounded.     In   the  , Montana regiment -five "men' were  wounded, and in*'the Nebraska one man  was* killed and ten wounded. * The American advauce was. wonderfully rapid, considering the enemy destroyed'the bridges,,  as they fled. ' There was no resistance at.  ,.Bigaa. Troops'adyaiieed quickly in contracted Hues to tlie town of Cuiguinto.,  The Pennsylvania regiment crossed  the "bridge as an advance guard.  Unexpectedly insurgents concealed, in the  woods ahead opened a heavy fire. The  Kansas regiment and one" battalion of the  South Dakota regiment rushed over the  bridge^under fire.' Two of the Utah batt-  ,ery guns'and one Colt rapid-firer came  into action. Tbe insurgents had made  trenches across the- railroad. Oiir loss  was several killed and more than twenty  wounded before the insurgents were  driven off-.      .���    ��� ��    ������ ��� ������  Secdming* inteiesting;.  =*=^Washin^^  attaches    stationed    heFe   the    fighting  The Murderers Arrested Near Elko.  Elko, March 30.-[Special to  The  Tribune.]���Two  of the  Italians   who  .were  implicated in;che murder of young Ryan  were arrested  this   afternoon   close   to  where they had attempted ro  swim the  Elko   river   by   constable   Barnes   "and  special constable Frauk McVictie of Fort  Steele    assisted    by    Aneas     Campbell  of     Elko.       The     particulars^   of    the  case   are    as    follows:      The     Italians  had     a      quarrel      with      a      couple  of Cranbrook men   of leisure, iu   which  they apparently got the worst of if, judging from their appearance.    The Italians  vowed   vengeance   and   laid    in     wait  for     the     men     they      had       trouble  with.   Young  Ryan  came along  about  this time, aud it is  believed they took  him for one of the men they were looking  for, and shot him through the heart.   Altogether there has beeu four arrested as  implicated in the murder.   After arresting    the   last  one    at   Cranbrook,   constable Barnes got information that the  other      two     were    making     for    the  United     States     boundary.       He    and  Constable McVittie traced them to Jaff-  ray, lost the trail there, and caught it up  again at Elko.   As  they "would have to  cross the bridge or ford Elk river, they  guarded the bridge and made the arrests (  while the fugitives were attempting to  swim across the river.  ENGLISH   NEWSPAPERS   MUST  NOT   BE   DESTROYED.  Sifton Secures   Immigrants���Tarte   Made a  Clever Speech���Blair to Build  Elevator, Etc.  an  MINE THAT MAY CHANGE OWNERS  IS   THE   ENTERPRISE.  And  about Manila" isb$n��fblloWed with critical interest. They speak of it iii rather  serious terms1, the prevailing View being  tliat the insurgents Cad keep up a long  and harrassing running fight. One foreign representative vvho has seen long  Service id the far east, skid that casualties of twenty a daty may seem small, but  when long Continued they reach dis-  COilraging1 proportions. SihCe the fighting with the insurgents be&ah Some of;  the foreign governments have arranged  to send tlieir military attaches to Manila  to��� observe developments. The Italian  military expert has already left on that  mission. s   Supplies Abundant and Excellent. .  . Washington, J\Iarch 30.���Tlie fallowing  was received at the war department from  Manila by the adjutant general: "Subsistence supplies excellent and abundant.  Meats deteriorating in. this hot climate  sold \at public auction at high figures.  Considerable hard bread spoiled, will  be some loss. Supplies in all other departments good. Medical tupplies abundant!   (Signed) Otis.  Killed Instantly.  St. Catharines, March 30.���John O'Mara,  an old resident of this city, was accidentally killed on Wellaud avenue this morning. . He was holding his team of horses  by the head while his wagon was being  loaded with piping. The horses became  frightened, broke away, and a piece of  the piping struck him in the head, killing  him instantly. He was a widower, 73  years of age, and had no children.  A Jewish Trust.  New York, March 30.���Subscription  books were opened yesterday in this city  and London for the Jewish Colonial  Trust, which is to finance the Zionist  movement. The preliminary capital is to  be $10,000,000,  but it is provided to in-  A Trifle Sensational.  Pari?, March 30.���The Echo de Paris today publishes a sensational dispatch from  Copenhagen, saying that a plot against  the czar of Russia, in which his mother  and the head of the holy synod are implicated, has been discovered. The object of  the conspirators was to take advantage  of the state of the czar's health to remove  him from power, and confide the government to his uncle, who is classed as a  notorious- reactionary. The mother of  the czar is a daughter of the king of Denmark -and a si.ter of the priuces-s of  Wales". The eldest uncle of the czar .is  .grand duke Vladimir; wiunwas - born ,in  JS47.,,and��whojna.ri:iedJ"he-pE_iies8s^Maria-  of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. - The head of  the holy synod is* the .procurator"general  Podonopsoff. * *  - . - Making Good Catches.' ' ^  - San Francisco, March 30.���Fur bearing  seals have bedh unusually plentiful oft  the California * coast during the past  winter. The British sealer Geneva has  put into Monterey after a cruise of a little  over two months off here with 1243 skins.  The British schooner Mermaid sailed from  Victoria at the the same time as the  Geneva, and is reported having good luck.  The Zsilla and May and Djana sailed from  Victoria about" a month ago, and. three  week*, after they were out they had an  average of 300 skins each. From all reports recently received the fleet of sealers  is heading for Fort Ross, where they will  provision and fit out for cruises in Behring  sea.   ''Independence or. Death."  Paris, Marcli 30.���Felix ftpxas;i the -Efill-'  -pino's=French-agent���whom^^goncilio^i-r  visiting here, denies the statement that  Aguinaldo wishes to compromise with the  Americans.   The Mlipinos leade)", Roxas  declared, has been studying the history  of the  American revolution,   and   taken  (.ourage on account Ofthe  early experiences of the Americans.   The reply of the  Filipinos to theit: aggressors is still, "Independence or death."   The Filipinos here  say   that    several  Spanish   officers  are  fighting in their ranks as volunteers.  liQokin.. for Reindeer.  San Franeiscti, March 30.--The United  States revenue cutter Thetis is to be fitted  out for a cruise in the Okhotsk sea and  along the coast of Siberia, The postoffice  department proposes to use reindeer to  carry the mails in Alaska, and^it is for  the purpose of securing a proper breed Of  these animals that the Thetis has been  sent to the Arctic.  Snowstorm in Missouri.  St. Joseph, March 30.���One of the worst  snowstorms of the season has been raging  here since last night. The wind is blowing and the snow is so badly drifted that  the street ears are unable to run. Railroad trains are irregular and some have  been abandoned. The storm .is the worst  experienced here in many years so late in  the season. ~    ��� .    ,  Inquiry Adjourned.  Halifax, March 30.���Tne inquiry into  the loss of the Allan steamer Arcadian off  Lbuisburg was begun before commander  Spain' and captain Douglas yesterday.  The evidence of captain Coullard and  captain Macdonald, the pilot, was taken.  The inquiry was then adjourned till April  3rd, at Quebec.  Horses Burned.  New York, March 30.���In a fire at the  Colonial stables last night 23 horses were  burned to death.   The total damage was  estimated at $10,000.  Ottawa, March 30.���The following orders  have been issued by the postmaster  general: "In April supplement last year  postmasters were instructed to dispose at  their own offices of undelivered newspaper matter of Canadian or United  States origin. Some postmasters, through  misunderstanding or carelessness, having  been treating newspaper matter of Eiig--  lish origin as covered by the instructions,  iu question, it is therefore necessary to;  repeat that all undelivered newspaper  matter, originating in any country with,  the exception of Canada and the United-  States is to be sent after tbe usual time.to-  the proper branch and local dead letter)  offices." V V  Tlie department of the interior has been,  advised that the general im migration-  agent of the government at Detroit- has  shipped this week forty settlers from  Michigan and Ohio points to Western  Canada.  The Citizen admits editorially- that  Tarte made a very clever speech on  Tuesday night in the house of commons.  The minister of public works is being congratulated on all hands over his excellent  effort. .   .  It is also stated that the minister of  railways and canals has decided' to build  a. million-bushel elevator in the harbor at  Montreal, in connection with the Intercolonial railway, and will apply for the  necessary grant during the present session of parliament. It this intention-is  carried out, the work will be started this  year, immediately after the site is chosen.  The chief justiceship of Manitoba becomes vacant on the 1st of April. 'The  resignation of chief justice Taylor expires  on the 31st of March, and until that date,  of course, no. one can* be appointed, but  the general opinion is that justice Killam'  will be appointed to the chief justiceship.  Isaac Campbell, Q.-.C.; refused the appointment. There is ft'probability of Mr.'.  Campbell beiug the government eandi-;  date.for the.commous in Winnipeg at the'.  lapprdachirigJbye'^election:'"' - -   "** �����    '*"���-'-  It May Pass Into the Hands  of  pie Who Will Operate a Smelter  ih Southern Kootenay.   -  Peo-  THE EIGHT-HOUR DAY ADOPTED  BY   BOTH   SIDES  At Rossland, and Like Action Will be Taken in the Slocan After a Temporary Shut-Down.  ONE   OF. NEW   DENVER'S   HOPES.  The Mollie Hughes Group.  But few persons are aware of- the fact  that an important discovery of mineral  has been-made upon the Mollie Hughes  group, yet, on account of its being, upon  the extreme water's edge it will not avail  much unless it be developed by a shaft  and tunnel driven from the inshore. The  discovery was made by, Messrs. Avison.  and Sheran, two of the owners, find there  is exposed ten' inches of high-grade ship-*  ping ore, carrying galena and copper. At  high water it will be completely sub-J  merged. It is on the Kinkora claim and  about 75 feet to the east of the old landing place on the creek. Now that the water is low, the showing looks most attractive, and! it can be seen- extending  some distance   uiider the   lake. _Tjje_  Mollie Hughes -group -consists of eight  claims, five of which have been  crown granted. Four well-defined  leads have been uncovered and traced on)  the group, upon whicli more or less work'  has been done, exposing pay ore on each  separate vein. Felix Hughe'-, and afterwards the Northwest Mining Syndicate,  did an immense amount of exploratory  work, demonstrating the richness of the  property by the Several shipments made.  Good cabin.', and trails are a portion of  the general assets. The Kinkora claim  takes in the water frOnt. and has had  much attention paid it, A shaftsevenby-  five feet deep on the vein, gives a pay  chute of eighteen inches, whicli, however,  becomes somewhat barren at the foot.  The old Hughes workings were further developed and are s toped' by the Northwest  Milling syndicate: Theore on this claim  will average upwards of 100 ounces in  silver* with additional copper and gold  values. On tlie Mollie Hughes claim, the  bulk of the work has been done, consisting of two or three tunnels and a number  of shafts, one of which is down seventy  feet. This has been sunk on a contact of  slate fifty feet wide, between true walls  of granite, and it is from this that the  richest ore has been taken. For forty-  five feet in the main shaft there is a  twenty-six inch paystreak, which gave  smelter returns of 550 ounces of silver,  with copper and gold values besides. On  the Pinto and Real Idea two other veins  carry gold Values running $108 to the  ton. About ten tons of this  has been sacked and is in the old cabins,  while much more is on the dumps. A carload of ore can be easily gathered up and  shipped from the various dumps. The  returns of the two carload shipped by the  Northwest Mining Syndicate went to the  owners, who are now considerably ahead  of the game. They purpose doing much  work, placing four men drifting and  stoping ore in the shafts, thus paying for  the general development. The Mollie  Hughes is certain to develop into a huge  property, and the company fortunate  enough in securing'it will reap rich and  steady dividends.  The   Enterprise   gFoup   on  Ten   Mile  creek, is the most extensively developed  property on Slocan  lake, and by many is  looked on as one of the big mines in the  Slocan, having pre reserve's sufficient to  last many years.   There are two claims in  the group, the Slbcan Queen and Enterprise, both of which are crown granted.  They were located on July 18th and 19ih,  1894,-by R. I. Kirkwood and J. L. McKinnon, who were prospecting the country  -from the Cody divide.   They found rich  float upon the surface, on the south side  of Ten Mile, and tracing it,up uncovered  the vein, which   was afterwards traced  along the face of the hill  in either direcr  . tion.   There is another vein, much larger,  i about 200 feet to the west and paralleling  cthe No. 1 lead, out no work has been done  on it, beyond the demonstration that it  carries concentrating values. The smaller  ,vein is a true fissure, and can be easily  traced   the entire   distance of the group.  The. gaugue, what  little there is of it, is  quartz,  the walls, being a dark micaeous  .granite, shading into the syenite characteristic of the neighborhood.   The ore is  both    fine  and   coarse   grained   galena,  carrying a large amount of zinc blende,  which holds the best silver values.   It is  generally found on the i'ootwall..  Kirkwood and McKinnon kept this find  a secret for a time, but upon the news get-  tingoufc a rush to the new camp resulted  "and many fine claims were located, among  them being the Iron Horse. Mabou, Ohio,-  Bondholder,-Neepawa, etc. After much  laborious work, as supplies had . to be  taken from New Denver by rowboat to  Ten Mile and then packed by the men up,  the rough creek, the locators commenced;  development, starting.two tunnels, and  making a number of open cuts, exposing!  the vein and cleau ore right to the surface.-  A .trail was built up the creek and-many,  other preliminary duties attended to.,  The property became muclr talked about  , and the invariably.high.-assays,secured,  'servedto'stren'gthen the' high repute "of  the find. In October, 1895, J. A. .Finch  took a bond of $25,000 on the group,- making a lOper cent payment down. He at  once put a force of men on cutting out a  good pack-trail and putting up the necessary buildings. During the season of 1896  he shipped two carloads -of ore from the  Enterprise to the Omaha smelter.the returns of which were paid Messrs. Kirkwood and ' McKinnon.- The shipment  netted about $3500, or $80%per ton. This,  considering the cost of packing down to  _ the lake and' high, charges,'Vvas considered  marvelous, and * demonstrated the immense possibilities'.of mining in the-  grariite belt of Slocan 'lake, which has  since been made.certain by the great success attained by. the operators of the  Enteprise.  . '.  The bond-was taken up by Mr. Finch,  and since then general development has  been carried out systematically and al-'  most continuously. Upwards of 1000 tons  of ore have been shipped, paying every  expense;and.lea$ingDa bandsome.credit to  .tlie gBodh In(th(ekiipi0er\bi ��)7"a wagon  =road^*^as=buirt4'romithe=l-ike^t-o^the=miner  a distance of eight hiileS. which greatly'  lessened the cost of? transjiOrtatibn. A  fine wharf and ore shed aud chute were  built .at the landing, and larger dumps,  ehute-v'offices and bunk-houses at the  mine. In June of that year D, M. Hyraau,  a leading n_ihing man in .Colorado, purchased a-half iriterest in the Enterprise  upbn the advice"-"of (D, W. BriintOn, of  Aspen, Oolorado.ia pfcominent niining engineer. Mr.Hynfan paid $300;000 for his  purchase. Since then there" have been repeated efforts ihad6 by pjitside parties to  secure"control of fthe group.  At the present time the buildings on  the property aretsomni0dious and up-to-  date. Vast development lias taken place  in the mine, givingbre reserves Unequalled  by any other Slocan property and demonstrating the mo$t continuous and extensive ore chute yet uncovered in the West.  Workings of- varibuT nature have been  opened up on the vein from one end of the  group to the other, and all are connected  by good trails��and furnished with blacksmith shops, ore dumps and other permanent Works. The vein, has been proven  to a vertical depth of more than 500 feet  and 1500 feet in length. There are seven  tunnels, and these with their upraises and  connections, and various shafts, give  about 4000 feet of drifting. Most of the  work has been done on the Slocan Queen  claim, proving the vein to descend with  regularity and high grade. While an  average width of clean ore is given at one  foot, there are several places wliich show  three feet of the shipping article. One or  two faults have been met with and successfully passed through and there are  but'few places where the ore does not  show coutinually. No. 1 tunnel is in 100  feet, No. 2, 900 ; No. 3, OOO; intermediate,  300 ; No. 5, 800; No. 0, 125 ; No. 7, a crosscut to catch a new chute exposed by a  test shaft near the top end of the Enterprise, 200 feet. At the lake landing there  is 920 tons of ores in bulk and fully 1500  tons on the dumps at the mine. In almost  all the working!-* the ore is left standing  intact. Preparation for stoping has been  made in two or three of the tunnels,  giving room for 200 men to be. worked.  Special attention has been paid to the  conducting of fresh air,   which  is good  everywhere.  A conservative estimate places the  amount of ore blocked out at 40,000 tons,  which at the net returns supplied at first,  of $80 per ton, gives a fairly good idea of  the richness of the Enterprise. In the  No. 5 tunnel the vein splits off, the two  forks carrying nine inches of clean ore.  The vein on the Euterpri.se claim carries  considerable native silver, smelter returns  of 408 ounces having been obtained. The  lead also amounts to 18 per cent. Not  one-half of the surface has yet been tested, and it will be some years before sinking on the vein will be necessary. The  mine is" in a position to . pay immediate  and lasting dividends, sufficient to place  it in the front rank.       -  For the better <working of the property  the Iron Horse, situated between the Enterprise and the creek, should be obtained.  ���Then an excellent flat would be had for  the mine buildings, which are now located  principally round the No. 3 tunnel. A  tramway could be easily put in and advantageously worked, but as most of the  drifts are connected by shafts, the handling of theore can be done most cheaply.  A mill for tbe treatment of the zinc must  also be considered a necessity. Magnificent water power is available for all purposes, while the valley abounds in the  best of mining timber. An electric tramway up the creek could be built on an  easy grade and would yield big returns.  The success of the Enterprise in short  means the progress and success of the  whole granite area.  No -Need to Worry.  [Toronto Telegram, March 24t.li.]  There is not a doubt that if the rank  and file of the Liberal party west of Lake  Superior had been allowed to choose the  minister of the interior in the Laurier  government, Joseph Martin, now of British Columbia, would have polled an overwhelming majority over all competitors.  The people who carried the west for the  Liberal party in 1890 knew that they  owed nothing to the Canadian Pacific and  they wanted their" interests in the care of  a man who had never hesitated to stand  by the people against their oppressors. It  is easy to understand, then, that' western  liberal members should object to the-Win-;  .uipeg Free Press' assaults upon Mr. Mar-,  tin. It is not so easy to understand why  they should ask sir .Wilfrid Laurier to  interfere. The people of British Columbia,  are not extreme partisans, and their judg-!  ment upon the public acts of Joseph Mar-  -tin .will.not^'be-influenced by anything^  that -sir*. Wilfrid 'Laurier /may think or"  anything that the  Winnipeg Free Press  may say. ,The Free Press is owned  by  Clifford Sifton, who is minister of the interior in Mr. Laurier's government.  The Redistribution Bill.  Toronto, March 30.���.The,News says edi-  torily: ','Living in a particularly ft ail  glass house, the Conservative journals  ,and statesmen who are throwing stones  at .the government's redistribution bill  cannot be accused of exhibiting any special wisdom.,. No more outrageous redistribution ibill was ever introduced than  the gerrymander act of the Conservative  government, and even they must admit,  themselves, that the* measure-is not at all  a fair, arrangement of constituencies. If.  the present government adheres to county lines.'the distribution will be a decided  improvement upon the present meas-ure,  and much more fair to both parties. In  the meantime, the recklessness of the op-  positioh;'-. attjipk" upon "a jneasure they  hWe~n;otrse~en~s^ that  they  fear the I6ss of the advantage  to  themselves of the ;present gerrymander."  Rossland. March 80.���[Special to tin  une.]���There  will   not  be  any tn  An Ambiguous Telegram.  London, J\lar6h ���3Q.^Wiiliam Thomas  Jaggers, the British messenger boy recently sen;t from London by Richard  Harding Davis to deliver messages ahead  of the mails to friends of Mt\ _?avis iii  i\Tew"York, Philadelphia and Chicago, arrived in this city on his ret urn* trip at ten  o'clock this morning, some hSuVSafter the  mails from tbe steamer St. Louis, in which  vessel Jafrgers sailed from Hew York,  were delivered. Mr. Davis and a party of  friends awaited the messenger at Waterloo station and presented Jaggers with a  silver medal.  13 a British Subject.  New York, March 30.���AVilliam Waldorf  Astor, owner of the Pall Mall Gazette,  when he arrived here yesterday ou the  White Star steamer Majestic, in answer  to interrogatories of customs officers, described himself as foreign and resident of  Great Britain. This reply relieved him  of answering such questions as are required by law to be put to returning Americans regarding purchases made while  abroad.  What Was Done in Parliament.  Ottawa, March 30.���In tbe house yesterday, Bourassa (Liberal) and Hughes (Conservative) spoke on the address. The  latter wanted trade with Australia and a  Pacific cable constructed. Madore of  Hochelnga said that the school question  was well settled. Mclnerney favored  straight political lines in provincial elections. -          Only Three Lives Lost.  Memphis, March 30.���The manager of  the Lee line of steamers has just announced that only three lives were lost by  the sinking of the Rowena Lee in the  Mississippi river, near Tyler, Missouri,  yesterday afternoon.   .  the Tribune.]���There  will   not  be  any trouble  here between the miners and mine owners  over the  recent legislation constituting  eight hours a day  work in the  undei-  ground   workings  of   the   metalliferous  mines.   The miners are confident that the  mine owners will accede to their, request  for"the maintenance of the same rate of  wages   for  the eight  hour day as was  formerly paid for ten hours, and that the  new order of things will go into effect on  April 1st.   Heretofore the miners of Rossland have been working for a lower rate  of  wages than that which obtained in  fche Slocan and Ymir camps, the Rossland  rate being $3 against $3.50 in the Slocan  and   at   Ymir    It   is   needless   to   say  that the working miners around Rossland  are very well pleased with the outcome of  their  efforts   to  secure the amendment  made to the act and its enforcement.  Slocan Mines Will Shut Down.  Sandon, March 30.���It is generally understood here that as a result of the  amendment made to the act respecting  the inspection of metalliferous mines, that  all the mines will close down at the end  of the present month. The intention of  the mine owners is to pay the men off and  close dow"n until some arrangement can  be made with the men whereby they will ���'  accept $3 per day for the eight-hour day,  instead ot $3.50 as formerly for ten hours.  If there was any prospect of matters being allowed to remain as they were, without any attempt being made by the min- '-  ers to enforce the eight-hour day, the *  mine owners of Slocan would not have contemplated shutting down, but as working  under the old conditions would have  placed the companies operating at the  mercy of anyone who had a spite against  them, the decision was reached to shut  down until the matter could be adjusted.  The Situation in Nelson.  The circumstance that J. J. Campbell  and M. S. Davys, of the Hall Mines, Limited, left for Rossland yesterday started  a rumor to the effect that in the event of  the eight-hour day being insisted "upon .  the'eompany would close down operations '"  at the Silver King.   Enquiries 'made at  the company's office elicited the information that so far as known no such decision  had been arrived at.  A, C. P. R. Pake Telegram.  The following was received by The  "Tribune today as au Associated Press  dispatch. It is the only news that has  occurred at Spokane for the last three  months that has been thought of sufficient  importance to telegraph papers that get  their press reports through Canadian'  Pacific sources. It will be used [all over  Canada as an argument against the Kettle  River Valley railway charter, and will  have more effect on Eastern Canadian  members of the house of commons than  auy resolution favorable to the charter  than can be passed by boards of trade in  British Columbia :  Spokane, Washington, March 29, via  Vancouver, British Columbia, March 30.���  It is reported here that president Hill of  the Great Northern Railway Company  intends to make this city a" smelting  centre, aud furnish all transportation  facilities required if the citizens will erect  the smelter. The idea is to prevent the  .smelting industry getting on a solid basis  in Southern British Columbia and incidentally to cut the Canadian Pacific  railway out of chis traffic. ,, =_   <���**>,  A Disgrace to Ontario.  (Toronto Telegram, "Mnr-ch S4tli.|  All honor to Messrs. Crawford, Foy and  Marter for the fight they made against -  the Harcourt bill, which protects corpor- -  ate wealth against ^municipal   taxation.  In theory the" Hariourt^bill^ preteiidsFtq ..  tax corporaJtibns;fqr��>R*rpvinciiI  and in practice tliatjiiH xsdbk tmiiiicipali,- -���  ties? by its gtiaranteei that"'the.��"Sc)'apJron"i  principle" bf'assesSing'corpojt'ate wealthC"  wijl be perpetifatecis- It "is^^ aTdifgraceVito; "  the province of Ontario" that the" leaders  of a govei'nn_6ant "sbould/show the Contempt for public t'ightH and thelgnqranfee  of the facts of the case. e#bibitea(dk the  Liberal side last nigh.t< It is not Toronto's  fight alonfej   biit every miinlcipality in  this province is.attacked .by the Ontario  government'ssaqh.erentie to* the [jrincipl^  that corporate wealth feliall be assessed  according tb its  usteless_iei.S as a  scrap  heap,  and that private-wealth shall be  assessed according to its usefulness as a  going co*tit*ern.       .     ���  Rich but Spotty.  The following are extracts from a letter  written by William Taylor from Dawson  on February 23rd to ex-alderman Madden  of Nelson.   Mr, Taylor says: "I am working twenty miles from Dawson, and have  not been in that place since Oetober last;  1 get a dollar an hour.   This is the richest  placer mining country I have ever been  in.    On a claim near where 1 am at work  $17,000 were cleaned up in a day and a  half at an expense of less than $300:  and  it is a common thing to get from $50 to  $300 to the pan.   But I want you,to understand   that there   are a   great many  blanks.   There is a lot of sick men in the  country���sick to get away,   The trouble,  is there is not work for all the men in the  country; and to be broke here is nearly  hell.     I  saw  "Billy"   Perdue, "Lochia"  McDonald, and your brother "Hughie" in  the fore part of the winter.   It has beeu  as low as sixty-five degrees below zero,  and we have had a fine winter, as there is  ho wind." Si  2  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON   B.C., THURSDAY, MARCH a��, 1800.  .iff  fig'  'S  For the Ladies...  Just received a large stock of  Ladies' Capes, Skirts, Wrappers and Blouses  New goods arriving daily  y  Dry Goods, Clothing, Gents'Furnishings, Etc.  ...A. Ferland & Co.  Elliott block,  Baker street,   Nelson,  B. C.  356 FISHING RODS  AND MORE COMING  English and Canadian make of Bamboo (whole and split)  Steel,"-'Lancewbod and Green heart. The largest assortment  in Kootenay.    Mail orders promptly attended to.  Nelson Hardware Co.  Baker Street, Nelson.  J~Y, GRIFFIN & CO.   "~  PORK PACKERS AND PROVISION MERCHANTS  WHOLESALE DEALERS IN  CHOICE CREAMERY AND DAIRY BUTTER, CHEESE AND EGGS  SPECIALTY:    "GRIFFIN BRAND" MILD CURED MEATS  NELSON, B.C.  VANCOUVER, 11. (..  WINNIPEG, MANITOBA.  ROBERT ROBERTSON,  Manager  Nelson oflicc and warehouse:   Corner Vornon and Josephine streets.  RAILWAY  TIME-TABLES.  CANADIAN PACIFIC.  *    -.-..  (DEPOT FOOT OK KAI..WAV STKEET)  Passenger and ninil (daily), for Nakusp   Leave.    Arrive.  and Kovelstoke and main line points.('.SO a.m. 8 20 p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily), for Slocan  City, oilverton, New Denver, Three  ���Forks and Sandon 0.30 a.m.   8.20 p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily) for Robson,  Trail and Kossland (..���tOp.m. 10.30 p.m.  NELSON AND FORT SHEPPARD.  (DEPOT EA8T END WATEI- STKEET,  BOGUSTOWX)  Passenger and mail (daily), for Spo-    Leave.    Arrive.  ' -kano ...........    9.40a.m.   5.30 p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily), for Ymir,  ., Salmo, Wanetaand Rossland  9.10 a.m.  5.S0 p.m.  :(Trains leave ''Mountain Siding, east end Robson street,  ,' forty minutes later than from Nelson station.)   V V;                ��� y-(   KASLO AND SLOCAN.  VrVPassenger and mail (daily except Sun-   Leave.  '"''������"���'"  days), from Kaslo for Whitewater,  McGuigan,. Three   Forks,   Sandon*  aiid Cody ,...".."  8.00a.m  ���:_?a_isenger. and mail (daily except Sun-  j day), from Sandon for Kaslo  ..1.15 p.m.  Arrive.  3.55 p.m.  10.40 a.m.  V'.i������,..%.. STEAMBOAT TIME-TABLES.   .  ::'.(y? ��� ������������" "... fc '.CANADIAN PACIFIC.  :/.;-i .-:, ,���.-���: ���-;. ftsOJiTB I.-.AVE JJAI-J--ST-.I-ET WHARF)  Steamer Kokanee (daily except Sun-   Leave;    Arrive,  j   days),* for Kokanee Creek, Balfour,  "Pilot Bay. Ainsworth and Kaslo 4.00 p.m. 11.30 a.m.  "Steamer   Moyie   (leaves    Mondays,  : "Wednesdays,  Fridays and arrives  "��,Tuesdays;"jJThursdays, Saturdays),  '.. forKootena'y."Landing, where con-  " ncction is made with Crow's Nest  ;.V Pass railway .4 8.00 a.m.   0.50 p.m.  r-;��KbOTENAy= RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION CO.  *".  "��"  > "S��(n6ATS"n._EAVE IIALX-STKEET WHAKK)  , Steamerijnternational (daily except   Leave.    Arrive.  _����� SuridaVs), for* Kokanee Creek, Bal-  ,    "four, -Pilotl"��Bay,  Ainsworth   and*  iT Kaslo^?,,,".;,;.;.:.;:...; .���-. .4.30 p.m. 10.30 a.m.  DiitV,, Editjon.'; ..  ", Weekm.*" Edition.    Fihst Year, No. 74  . Seventh 1 Year, No. 19  ;-.*-.'��� .THE-'1 DAILY".TRIBUNE is published every afternoon  . "7V'('��� (except Sunday), and will be delivered by carrier in  r"i'":fyearly" town in Kootenay for twenty-five cents a week;  .yy,��*'y or will bftijiailcd to subscribers for five dollars a'ycar.  �� ^THE%_iiEK:LY;"TRII3UNE is published every Wednes-  '' *Tfc.day- .and Saliirday, and will be mailed to subscribers  ,.- V.": ~'-fO_,.twnoj dollars a year.  #fREjG��ULARf Advertisements printed in both the  1 '1. ������ "^���daUJr."an^��.weekly editions for ��3 per inch per month.  p_���vS_.., Twelve lincs^solid nonpariei to be counted as one inch.  'yy-LOoXh.or"Reading matter notices 20 cents a  $���>%��'��� ��Un^fpr6each insertion.  '���AyjO^VRmxi^GL_at fair rates._A_l_~account8_fo___job-  x.'��� "c.;*printing��and"advertising payable .on the .flrst-of',  '% ^Hevery-month'; sub^crijptions."jpayable'sih advance."  ���.yADDHE&&fji}"^ "y." "THE-TRiBUNE; TJeleon.jBFC.,,;  'y." " v"" """' _���" ��". - ��   *    �������������������� . ...^  ^"i^i-NQKkaiES&inadev^t, the Canadian -Pacific*  yiOidpe^in^Nelspn .as to the facilities ac--  .i-cordea^f^ur..* merchants who made ship--  j^iuent.'S.tQ^  ;*j!fo^-Maiion-.rviMer.chandise'. is.; ''rePeAy(pd':��at<  'Mhpih^j^&yire^g^t^ana express offices of,  . _.fi-e^co.-npaloy forNoyie, but Only on .one  ^*.epnaitioTn';-;1|nkt^--|s,. that the. eharj?es .are  :%I3tiid��Vn^t^6r4pJPru^n* nikde a.t owner's  V"��Vi8k^!"Mb*yiefhasa dozen business houseSi  ��."a".Qpuplei*p���fVhundred inhabitants, has two  ^V^mljies^liat/fsiiiR oi-e, and.is, situate on the  ! 'p<Gr,Ow'(a^esij'i?aes branch of the Canadian  ' Eacific,, an4 is the Only town: on  that  Virpadvfpr a Mi^ta%ce of seventy miles at  ���" whichjfreight.is.reeeived1 or from; which  - flight; is  shipped.   Yet   the  Canadian  Pacific Baiiv^a-yConipany has absolutely  refused to give the town or  merchants  making    Shipments   to   it   any    facili-  tfes.fojr.doing'business.   This company is  now using all its powerful influence���and  ltsjnfiuenee is stronger than the Laurier  government���to  deprive   the   people  of  a large sectidn Of this province of compe.-  titive��> i.���ailway.�� facilities.    If  successful,  whatftceatmerit need the people of that  section of the province expect ?  " with shipping mines, five substantial  "hotels,-two general stores, a sawmill,  " blacksmith shop, tin shop, church,  " school, newspaper and nearly 200 inhab-  " Hants? Looks a trifle fishy, does it not?"  This is the same Canadian Pacific Railway Company that wants a monopoly in  the Boundary Creek country.  The Victoria Colonist, in discussing the  question of re-arranging the Dominion  electoral districts in the province, says  that it is surely not extravagant to place  the population of East and West Kootenay and the Slocan at 00,000. - We have  all along been under the impression that  the Slocan was a mining' division in West  Kootenay, but it seems that we have  been mistaken. -  Easiyand West Kootenay have not  got (30,000 population, nor more than half  of 00,000, 'But East and West Kootenay  have about the same population as has  the city of/Victoria. East, and West  Kootenay have no representation in the  house of commons, while the city of Victoria is represented in the house by.two  members. The Colonist says it would be  unfair to Victoria to take away" one of  the members in order to give East and=  West Kootenay a member. But what is  the use of discussing so momentous a*  question with a newspaper that knows so  little about the geography of the province  and that'makes such absurd estimates, of  its population.'  J. H.Senkler, one.of the delegates who  went to, Ottawa to oppose the handing  "Of making many books  there Js no end."  Neifchei; is  on sale at  there  ariy  eiid to  the variety  Thomson's  We have" all  'known authors,  spondence.  tire newest books by *weli-  OiH*   stock  of 'fi'nG   cojTi.-"  Stationery  Is a lei-ding feature of our business.   We  liilve all tlie   newest  envelopes to -natch.  tints and   shapes with  When inviting  Use our dainty invitation nOt0.  know we qarry "At Home" Cards  Cards and Dance Programs,   Our stock is not  Do  you  Visiting  Limited  We can nieefc all demands made upon it,  we supply goods to the confines of British  Columbia as well as to  over of Deadman's Islaud to the Chicago  sawmill firm, has returned to Vancouver.  He does not think Laurier will disallow  the lease. He says there were too many  cooks. All went well till Mr. McLagan  undid the good that was done by insisting  on speaking at length and arguing directly opposite to those who had spoken.  Hewitt Bostock has been chosen his  party's whip from the West by the Liberal members from Manitoba, the Norf'HV  west Territories, and British Columbia.*^  HUDSON'S BAY STORES  West Baker Street, Nelson,.   Telephone 13.  Easter  Eggs  Twenty-  five cents  per dozen  Hazelwood  Creamery  Butter  ^���t_v>  mm  w  ?"---?*__���% !-_?!*-s**.'=.. ^"^"---c: e__r��s?:%_j:: *ss-:^��r ^r^S^'S'.  B  fa  fa  We have about one-third of our  seasonable Paris trimmed hats left  over, which we are now offering  at greatly reduced prices.  b  b  B  B  B  B  B  m  B  The Best  on the  Market  HUDSON'S BAY STORES  West Baker Street, /.elson,   Telephone 13. ,  ,  FRED IRVINE & GO.  Victoria Block, BaKer Street, Nelson, B. G.  B  B  _*^i3a_  ?��� (Z>���<_=> T^.��;).,��3 .  ��^2_>.<==i.^.  With  Rubber  Soles and Heels  Have you seen them  If not you,should come in and  have a look at them*. They  Lare Just the proper footwear  for this sort of weather. Do  away with rubbers and make  walking easy.  FOR  SALE  Two lots and house wi(,h fourteen rooms on Silica  street, between Josephine nnd Hall.streets. Terms '  ��1500 cash, balance to be arranged..'. $3,500  Lot and house on Latimer street, near Josephine   '  street.   Terms ��5(10 cash, balance on mortgage... 1,000  Lot and store on Baker street.   Good location..'��� 8,000  Lot on Baker street, near corncrof Cedar street...     800.  Colors Tan and Black  *Thc British Columbia Loan and Savings Company,  ���whogive U_c,most reasonable terms to borrowers, allow-  iiig.principal to be paid ofl'at any time without cliurging  any bonus.  GAMBLE  &   O'REILLY, Agents.  Mes A. Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  C. F. ETTER H. D. Ashcroft  Coal iand  Wood Dealer  BEST DRY WOOD  Aberdeen Bloc.-*,  MINING  AND  REAL EST mm A0ENT  T|iJ'iicr >&�� Bbeckh��biock, I^clson,, il. C.  BBAL ESTATE and (JEMAL AGENTS  ���'*    -.Baker.street. Nelson  Delivered to any part of tho city.  Full measurement guaranteed.  Office at Corner Baker and Ward Streets  Wilson & Harsh,aw  DRAYING and  EXPRESS  BCAGKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attecded to by a first-class  wheelwright.  Special attention givrn lo all kinds of repairing and  custom work from outside points.  FIRST DOOR WEST BiLNK B. C. BUII-DINGi;  A Business  Money to loan for building: purposes.  Mining shares for sale.       .  Dundee, Monarch, Utlca, Fairmont; also Republic and Camp McKinney stocks.  Investment of a few hundred dollars may  make you thousands.        0  Ijots for sale in all parts of the city.  Houses* to rent.   .;  CANADA  LIFE ASSURANCE CQ.  'Tho*uri_fersig:ned\will s6U t>h6.f6li&_iviiiK'Teal'''eii'ta)��"~  :' (.   ,1nfl. vor^qnal property-���nt, % bargain:      ... .���.  Nine-rodm/house.anft ten* lots'siet ptit In1 orchard  F6jur-room'�� cottage and' Eye ldtsi'  Tw^lots'and Improve-ments. ..���';...���  Vitiy-tiwo head of cows*. ,   .-.-..'��������' "*���  Fifty inilk cans.  Two' 'tforaea)    * ���' . ��� ���,; ��� ���.:'' . .��� .  Wagonei siel-jhs, har_iess,/and . everything In  connection with Hurry's milk ranch.'     -  Bus meets all  trains and boats  Special attention  given-the" trans  far of baggage.    Oflficfe and stables-  on;   Verrion   street,   opposite   TWe  Tribune office.    Tejepbpne No. 35. ]  GENEftAL TEAMSf ERS  SHOP: ~ ({all .Street, between. Baker and Vornon, Nelson  Strachan Bros.  PLUMBERS, Etc.  AGISNTS FOR'  Nelson  '*' If Sloyie has not been discriniinated  " against by the Canadian Pacific Rail-  " way Company," says the Moyie Leader,  " how does it come that this great and  " powerful corporation has seen fit to give  " Swansea, with one family and no busi-  " ness, a station; Moyelle, with two t'ami-  " lies and no business, a station ; Tochty,  *" with no inhabitant and no business, a  " station, and refuses to recognize M03 ie  BBITISH COLUMBIA POTTEBY CO., Ltd  VIOTOKIA,   B. C.  MAmrK.-CTl7_.E_-S OV  PRESSED BRICKS     FIRE BRICKS      FIRE CLAY  VITRIFIED SALT GLAZED SEWER PIPES  o  E.  Q-  Ui  Q.  -E  o  &Ott  SALE  drRoom House, Mines Road  ? 750  _ Room House and 2 Lots, Victoria St 1200  FOE   -BE-CSra?  Three and Four Room Houses  G. J. D* CHRISTIE  GENERAL BROKER  Office in Aberdeen blopk. Baker St., Nelson  FIRE INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE  All kinds of sanitary fittings, agricultural drain tile,  flower pots, terra cotta, cliimney pipe and flue lining-,  chimney tops, fire brick, fire clay, all kinds of fire clay  goods, assayers' furnaces etc., made to order.  Ornamental   Garden  Border Tiles,  Vases,  Etc.  Cement., planter of paris, lime, and all kinds of  'ornamental plaster work.  The Manhattan  IS THE ONLY HOUSE IN TOWN  WHERE YOU CAN BUY  Pabst Blue gibbon Beer  25 CENTS PER BOTTLE  $3500  $4500  RJSAL ESTATE AGENTS, WcSt* Baker St.; Nolson  Will buy 24 horses, 12. wagons, 2  wagonettes, 1 buggy, ,10 sets, of  sleighs, and a. complete outfit of harness; saddles, blankets, etc., and a going .business of  $30,000 a year.  Terms.  Will buy two lots, arid improve^  ments  on  north  side of ��� *v"emon  street, between Ward.and Josephine streets.  Terms.  Will buy 80 by 120 feet on the  south side  of Baker street,  between Stanley and Kootenay streets.  Cash.  *ft**_ O OOO  W111 buy 60 by 120 tee* on the  *PA\S)\s\s\S  northeast corner of Baker and  Josephine streets.   Cash.   JOHN HOUSTON,  P. O. Box 57 Vernon street. Nelson  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby Riven that I, the undersigned, Austin  H. Clements, intend at the first sitting of the board of  licensing commissioners of the City of Nelson, to be held  thirty (30).day_: after the publication of this notice.'to apply for a retail liquor saloon licenso for tlie prernisos  known as the corner store of tlie Odd Fellows building,  on lot number one (1) in block (12), being situated on the  southeast corner of Baker and Kootenay streets in the  West ward of the said City of Nelson. __  AUSTIN H. CLEMENTS.  Dated this 15th day of March, A.I). 18'��.  The Imperial Oil Co:   Standard Oil Co. -.  ��� Washington Brick an,d Liiqe Co.  The H. W. IV|cNiell Co., Ud., Canadian An,th,ra-  cite Cpar(Hard)  Dealers iq  STOVlWOOD  Opera House BlocK, Nelson  l^els-an Iron Works  MA_>*ljirLACTUl.l.I.8 OF  ENGINES, BOILERS. SHAFTING., IRON AND  BRASS QASTINGS OE EVERY DESORIPTlbN  ^Repairs promptly attendbd to.;       P, 0. Box 173.  R. REISf EBER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  s  -. Trunks and valises delivered to^any part of  the city. V.  All kinds of draying .done at reasonable  rates.    Moving furniture a specialty.  Stand at corner Baker and ��� Josephine Sts.  W, A. C0STELL0, PROPRIETOR  EXPRESS and DMYING  Prog^v^ffferadc.     Brewery atNelson.  Nelson Eleetrie Light Company, Limited  NdSlGE  against the  Having purchased the express and draying  business of J.'W. Cowan, wo are prepared  to do all kinds of work in this line, and solicit the patronage of the people of Nelson.  Orders left at D. McArthur & Co's store,  northwest corner Baker and' Ward streets,  will receive prompt attention.   Telephone 85  GOMER DAVIS & Co.  All persons having accounts  company will present their, at once to the  manager, and all persons indebted to the  company are required to settle the same immediately.    JOHN HQUSTON, Manager.  Nelson, March 10th, 1899.  Applieation for Liquor License.  -Notice is hereby given that wo will, thirty days'frorri  the date of this notice, apply to the government agent at  Nelson for a license to sell liquor at retail at our hotel,  known as the'Majestic Hotel, situate on the government  trail between Eagle and Forty-nine creeks, in West  Kootenay district, British Columbia.  Dated Hf._rch 1st,  JOHN MILES,  E. BARRETT.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I will, thirty days from the  date of this notice, apply to the government agent at  Nelson for a license to sell liquor at retail.  Five-Mile Point, to be known as the Cas  West Kootenay district, British Columbia.  j ��� *l  in  'I  ll  .J  I  "fl  . ?<  Dated March 11th, 1899.  ���^3  H. A. HEY WOOD. THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1899.  Bam of  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,    -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  I.OR!) STRATHCOXA AND  lion. GEO. A. DRUMMOND,  IC   S. CLOUSTON   MT.  ROYAL, President   Vice-President  .: .General Manager  N  JSTEJ-C-SOOSr   *_-3_B-A.3SrO_E3:  W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.    ' BKAXenKS IN       LONDON  (England).   NBW YORK,   CHICAGO  and in tho principal cities in Canada.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  OF CANADA  Capital, Paid Up  Reserve  Are now prepared to issue  Drafts and Letters of Credit on  Dawson City, Yukon District.  Huy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cablo Transfers  (3KANT COMMKRC-AI. AND TKAV__TXKRfl' CKKDIT8,  available in any part of the world.  DRAFTS IS8UKIJ    COL..KCT.ONS MADK; KTO.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID  TATTOOED   WHILE   HE   SLEPT.  True Story pf a Painful Episode in the Life  of a Troop A Man.  There is nothing in the cavalry regulations which deals with tattooing,  and as  there was lots of time on board the transport which brought up some of the Troop  A meu, ifc was not strange that the troopers should engage the services of the negro  tattoo  artist  who happened to be  aboard. * This artist's  name  was George  Washington Jones, and his distinguished  characteristic aside from his color and his  skill in  tattooing, was his unqueuchable  thirst for stimulating drinks.   One of the  troopers was an old football man  with a  splendid  arm  for the display of George  Washington  Jones's skill, but he stead-  L fastly refused all oilers to have it decor-  L ated.   Mr. Jones pricked in a realistic picture of the Maine for $3, a pierced heart  with the initials of the piercer for $2 50,  and three plain initials for $2, which, coti-  sidering the fact that he had a monopoly1  of the business on the transport, was very  reasonable.  The football player who turned trooper  might   have   been   named Jack   Brown.  "None but the criminal classes resort to.  -tattooing," was Brown's invariable reply  to Mr. Jones' offer to do a good job for  him.   The second day out was warm and  someone'from somewhere produced alcoholic drinks, of which  not only trooper  -Brown, but artist Jones drank freely. Alcohol caused Brown to do tho very things  when "slightly, elevated," as he expressed  it,  that in -his normal condition he de-  .   tested.   As a sqber man.he not ou]ysdid  not smoke cigarettes but' he "shamefully  abused everyone who.did. . W^en.stimu-  . lated his first request was ioi; a .cigarette.  Thus it happened that onthe secong day  out, when Brown had quenched his thirst,  he  hunted  up  Jones  and gave him   an  order to tattoo the initials "J. B." on his,  arm near the shoulder.   Selecting a shady-  spot   oh   deck,   Brown   rolled   back Jits"  sleeve,   stretched   out  and   went  sound  asleep.   George Washington Jones'si  delight at the job  was so great  that  he  begged just one.more drink before going  to work.   Tlieii he settled himself on  the  ���deck beside Brown, -t ���       ? -   -,  Jones had such a.bad memory= that his  patrons   usually   wrote out for him the  initials to Jbe tattooed.   Brown had  neglected this  precaution.   The'gentle, rock  of the transport,-added to* the alcohol,  -. made Brown   sleep   soundly."-  He  shook  nervously when Jones began  work. bufc=  _ did not wake up.    It. was two hours later  -when trooper Brown awoke.   A�� his consciousness developed his language became  profane.   He accused.a" trooper near him  of having Lurned his arm .with ba Jighted  cigarette; "all that^fhp"^yserkWg��th'i_i''gli;i  are good for, anywJa"y��"\he"fcclcie'd.  "liM-f  _was-au_indication-that#Bi(owuMvas=sobei'.^  "Nonsense," said theXecusedp\kn ; "you  have    had    your   ^>y&effearti's��   initials  tattooed on your arni.V  ��3_Bey are *tvell  done.     What is her nrjt liame. Jack-'-  Gracie?!' .*�����."���. ���   ..��� '  "Not by a long shbtV'said Brpwn. twisting his head arouud.to see, the; letters on  his arm. As he saw the'letters G. W. J.  tattooed there his remarks' became Sultry.,  "Who in the devil is G. W,"*J> and why  are those initials on my arm ? Here,  Jones, you scamp, wild put lip this game  on me? If you dou't. tell me Ihe truth  I'll kill you sure."   " " n ;  "It was jus' this -way* MaSsa Brown,"  said Jones. "I reck'leet nojy*. Yoii see,  sah, I have povv'ful bad memory, sab. I  clean forgot your initials, ah' I reraeiliber  iiiy own, an' I put them^ ori. I'm kxf fiil  forgetful an"'--bnfc Jones's conclusion w.i.'.'a  yeil of fear as Br.dvvn started for him.  The trooper raged and j.swore and  scrubbed his arm until it began to swell,  but it was of no use. The G. W. J. resisted bravely. It happened that he was  and is engaged to a girl whose Initials are  nob G. W. J., and he wondered Eosy he  could explain his tattooing. He said no-"  thing about it. It was an unpleasant  duty and he shirked it. . When the right  time came he would tell the story. For  the rest of the trip on the transport and  since landing the other Troop A men have  insisted on calling him George Washington Jones.  Brown is an enthusiastic handball  player, and when he gets an opponent  worthy of his skill he rolls back his sleeves  and plays for all he is worth. He was  playing in this fashion in a Brooklyn  court one morning , last week when the  young lady whose initials are not G. W.  J. called tosee him for a moment. Brown  came rushing out to see her with his  sleeves   still rolled   up,   and she   began:  "Jack,   I  just   wanted   to   tell  you"   Then came a pause, and she changed her  tone and style and continued, "Mr.  Brown, who is G. W. J. ? Don't you speak  a word to me 1 Who is she! Tell me ab  once."  "Heavens," said Brown fiercely. "I  didn't want yon to see that."  "Of course not, Mr. Brown," said the  young woman. "They are the initials of  some of those horrible Porto Rican people.  G., yes, Gonzales, that's what ifc is. Don't  tell me, sir. I know something about  Spanish names. Gonzales! I hate the  name! I never want to see you again,"  and out she flounced.  Brown thinks slowly. Two days later  he called at the house of the young  woman whose initials are not G. W. J.  and with him was a colored man who confessed to those initials. Moreover, Brown  brought affidavits from teu Troop A men  describing the way in which the initials  happened to be on his arm. A protocol  was arranged and this was followed by a  definite truce. The negro who had been  in at the protocol pocketed $5 and returned to the livery stable, where ho has  worked for ten ye_j.rs. The youug woman  has told all her friends about the way ih  which the initials happened to be on  Jack's arm and Jack smiles and says,  "Yes, that's right," every time he hears ifc  told. She really does tell the story much  as ifc is told above. The Troop A men,  after signing the affidavits, said they had  done their duty by Jack, aud, moreover,  they had nothing more to say about it.  KEEP   TIME   WITH   THE   MUSIC.  $2,000,000  1,200,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  O. R. WILKIE, General Manager  Nautch Girl's Dance.  Soon there was a rustling sound in the  passage ; ifc stopped at my door, aud someone spoke.     "Sahib,  the chief calls."    I  immediately pufc on niy hat, and followed  the servant into the garden.    There was  the Nawab  with his golden lantern, the  prime minister and the private secretary,  laud the bodyguard.  - The Nawab said, "I  thought you would like to see a nautch."  So I joined the procession, and we wended  our  way   through  another  part of the  garden, past dusky sentinels, and into a  walled inclosure,   with still another, in:  closed with kanats ; but these "were unlike  those used for pig-sticking, as tbey were  covered with most elaborate designs on  both sides.iu.red,* green and lilac, orange  and black.   The" ground was covered with'  carpets and rugs, and under a shamiana  at one end were spread gold-embroidered  rugs and pillows on which to sit. - Lamps,  were ranged in fcwo rows nearly half the  length of the inclosure. The servant with  the box of cigars  being at hand,  we all:  had a smoke.   ',*_-.' -  The Nawab took,his.seat in the middle,*  and motioned the prime minister to hisn  left, .the  private .secretary to his-right.  Spaces were reserved for, others to come,  later, and the, bodyguard were divided,  some behind and the rest in two ,rows to  the right and left of, tho middle.. Just,  "outside there was a rustling of silks, and,  the chink-chink, chihk^chink of bell anklets.' V In' came ten or twelve liautch girls,*  all "glittering with gold and silver.   The,  rich colors of their costumes were not apparent   until ythey    emerged    into   the  .sfcrongerligut. " All salaamed .to the Nawab. ' At a sign they=sat down, always ih  a row, each one spreading her twenty-fivei  yards of skirt carefully about her feet,;  and arranging and re-arranging her .sari,!  which is a "shawl���-in this case of- gauze ���  covered with gold and silver tinsel���used  for cohering the head and shoulders, and,;  . very-.often,;lhe^ face.; 6Then"hdji-k-dpzen,j  fcuusjciahs",entered', with" strange "fi^dlfesi"  -dra.as=and-cymbal'?.^^  aiid hunninj* oyer passages of strange mii--  sic, fullof trills, arid ;g^acg-;nptes,Vprdduc-  iugVplaintjive and "weird haifm"c.ri_ej|.'"  Ac a sign from, a coiifidential sfervant  who sat behind; the Na*>ya;b, Wft; vylib had  charge pf all amusemehfcs,." tVo of the;  nautch gii'ls rose and came forwai-dwitli  a swauV'ing step peculiar" "to them/ahd' accented greatly by the fullness and shortness of't��h 3 skirt, under which they wore  baggy trousen-5; ITlie .nlusieiahs stood  only a few feet behind- tfae.dancerf*, and;  .after the saris were, properly ^arranged,  and the instruments, ihcltidirigthedrunis,  were in perfect; accord, the dancers tin.tied* and reverently touched each instrument, and then the breast and head, in  homage td tlie art.  Then the inugic began to vibrate in  strange, subdued, undulating minor trills,  suggestive of an i^oliah harp sinking to  the fitful pulses of a summer breeze. The  dancer began k short forward-iand-back-  ward step, accented by the jingling of the  anklets, the swaying of the skirts and a  remarkable fiexabie movement of hands  and fingers, which were held as high  as the head or slightly above it. The  bead swayed gently from side to  side* and every movement was in time  with the music* This continued fbr perhaps ten minutes, during which time  each of the musicians in turn sang in a  most distressful manner certain passages  of the song that always accompanies a  dance. Then each girl in turn sang a  verse, interrupted now and then" by a  solo from one of the musicians. So they  went on, from half an hour to two hours,  according to the wish of the Nawab.  Then one or two other girls were called,  and went through the same sort of performance, each dancer having her own  musicians. To the uncultivated ear such  sounds grow monotonous, and tbe motony  induces gentle sleep, indulged in by all  the company, including the bodyguard,  in spite of, or on account of, the fact that  the songs are classic lyric poems, sung by  the best singers in Sankrit, Udru, atid  Hindi, and by the ordinary singers in the  colloquial tongue of the district. As at  European entertainments the best is al-  NELSON BRANCH  A general banking business transacted.  Savings bank department.  Deposits of $1  nnd  upwards received  and interest  allowed.  J...M. LAY, Manager.  ways kept till the last, so the performance  stretches into the small hours of the  morning, when the guests become sufficiently refreshed, perhaps by their naps  to fully appreciate it. But the nawab, I  must say, seldom slept, and he kept me  so constantly supplied with cigars that I  managed to remain awake, although I exhausted all the small talk at my command  before morning. To have taken leave  would have been an unpardonable breach  of etiquette.  It appeared that the .monotony so depressing to a European is a most delightful recreation to the Oriental. As all  things must end or change; in some way,  so, just as the dawn began to soften the  shadows and silver the lights on the distant group of nautch girls, as they sat  half dozing in the background, the Nawab  arose and made a slight motion with his  head..- The music and singing ceased ; the  girls arose, salaamed, and slowly disappeared in single file. As the last jingle  of fche silver and brass faded away, ih  perfect silence we wended our way to the  palace, where all but the bodyguard took  their leave.  The Nawab.'turning to me, said : "You  must find it very warm sleeping iudoors.  I sleep outside on top of the palace, and  you'd better come up with me."  So up I went, and there, under a large  swinging fan. were two cots placed side  bv side. He pointed to one, saying,  "That is for you."     -  WINTER   ON   THE   RAILROADS.  other physical characteristics. Neither  do these figures apply to the fast freights,  which nowadays enmes from San Francisco to New York fully as quickly as a  letter and nearly as quickly as an unincumbered passenger can make it.  "The   minimum   number of  ears to a  train is reached during the most severe  winter weather.   Then the average falls  down   to  about forty-five.   Durinjg  the  coldest weather of this winter we did not  dare to use more than forty to a train, I  should say.   It's all right as long as the  train is kept iu continual motion, but the  moment it stops the trouble begins.   The  oil that lubricates the axles congeals so  that the train is what we call frozen after  ifc stands for a short time.    I have seen  every wheel in a train slide, and the cars  must not exceed in .number those that the  motive power can start with  the brakes  set.    You see it costs as much money and  energy to run a train of forty cars as it  does one of eighty cars���very often more.  This means that in a traffic of 1700 cars a  day it takes forty engines in winter to  twenty   in   summer,   and   train   crews,  switching   facilities,   storage  room   and  operating expenses all in proportion.   Besides all this, there are always delays and  complications coming up that are directly  traceable to the cold.   Frozen steel is almost  as   brittle as so   much glass, and  everything from the rails up is subjected  to a greater strain when in this state of  contraction.   Valves and pipes filled with  hob steam freeze with incredible  speed  with the thermometer at 15 degrees below  zero, and the locomotive going afc the rate  of twenty miles an hour.   Engineers are  held as strictly accountable as ever, but  these accidents do happen to the best of  them, and each accident causes so much  additional delay.  "There is only one thing worse than cold  weather and that is cold weather with  snow.   For   its  size and capabilities an  The Tremont Hotel  engine in a snowstorm is the most helplessly stupid  thing imaginable.   A locomotive  dot", not push the snow to one  side and make a path for itself.   It seems  to wallow around in it and take most of  it along with it, apparently for the purpose of decorating the running gear.   Ifc  isn't long before an engine is loaded down  with half a ton of ice, and throughout  the train the friction causes the snow to  melt just enough to freeze tighter than it  ordinarily would.   The break blocks accumulate enough ico to make the wheels  slide, and if the train ever comes to a halt  in this condition she is apt to stay right  thereuntildugloo.se.   Losing trains isn't  so bad, but our busy day comes wheu we  begin to   find them again.   There is not  only the point of congestion to overcome,  but it must be overcome with  the least  possible delay to the traffic that continues  to pour in upon us from both directions.  "On the whole,"  concluded   the train  despatcher, "you'll  see why there is no  bluebird in the land more gleeful  than I  at the approach of warm weather."  governor-general rules Canada. Their  own fellow-countryman, sir William Van  Home, knows who is the ruler of Canada.  But the presideut or the C. P. R is'too  modest to speak out. Sp long as sir William can maintain his supreme power be  does not care who is the ornamental sovereign of the country, and therefore the  regal airs of the vice-royal court at Ottawa will increase United States contempt  for the down-trodden dwellers in Canada.  It matters little to Canadians what Americans think of them, but this country  cannot exactly afford to be made ridiculous by Rideau Hall's absurd imitations  of real sovereignty. '  of  Canada's Real Ruler,  Americans   who   consider    themselves  informed really   imagine   that   the  well  Notice   of   Application   fop  Certificate  improvements.  VKI.I.OWSTONK MINKIML CLAIM. SITIMTK IN THK NKIJSO.V  .MINIMI DIVISION OK WKST KOOTKNAY DISTKICT, AND  LOCATKI1 SIX -III.KS KA6T OK SALMON HIVl.ll, ON K0HK8  OK WOI.K AND 8IIKKP CKKKKS.  Take notico that 1, J. Al. I{. _��� .lirbaim. actlnij as aacui  for' lliitsli -Al. Dilhiih'n. free minor's ceriillcate No. 2I,7J��a.  and 1 nomas Ueimct. free miner's certificate Xo. 2151a.  intend, sixty days from the datcliereof, to apply to tho  mining recorder for a certilicato of improvements, for  thei purpo-e of obtaining a crown grant of tho above  claim. And further take notice that action, under section 37, inusL be commenced before the issuance of such  certificate of improvements.      J. M. It. FAlHJJAf flN.  Dated this 28th day of Kcbrnury, 1833.  P. Burns & Co.  WIIOLESAI-E   AND   RETAIL  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at /.elson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  MALO/JE & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Nel  son.  Trail,  Ymir,  City,  Grand  RETAIL  STORES AT  Kaslo,  New Denver,  Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  Forks,   Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  ORDERS BY MAIL  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  The   Number   of .Freight   Cars  Hauled  by-  One Engine Falls With the Thermometer.  "The weather can't get any too hot to  ��� suit me professionally," said a train despatcher   on   one  of  the   big   railroads.  "Warm weather is the most favorable for  the business of' running - trains, and the  colder the weather the,more difficulty we  experience iri keeping tfie yards and storage tracks free of cars.-.-At this season of.  the year we make up a  train of in the  neighborhood of sixty-five cars���of. course,  we are speaking of the freight service���  and the number will gradually increase  with tlie.approach of war ui .weather until  tije reach a maximum of about eighty-five  cars a train:   These are only' the figures;  you understand, of my particular division.  They will  vary on. other divisions and  other roads, according-to the. grades and  Vienna Restaurant  Baker street,-between Josephine.and. V  , Hall streets, Nolson.' ���  Headquarters ftp Miners and Prospectors  THK BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS O.VHANI.  One  of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  11A K KR STB I .ET.= NELSON/  Heated; with Hot Air and  .Lighted by Electricity  BaRer Street, Nelson  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  V1',        - OKDERS BY-MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL ANB PROMPT ATTENTION.    '  See that your Royal Seal Cigars  ARE NOT EASTERN IMITATIONS    ;  ��� -MEALS *AT ALL HOURS, DAY* Ol.'NIttHT.  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY- COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  R, HXJRRY, Prop.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHt  The only restaurant in the city  employing only white cooks.  Merchants'lunch from 12 to 2  o'clock, 25 cents. Dinner from 5  to 8.    Short orders   at   all   hours.  Fruit and Ornamental frees  Large ��� comfortable  bedrooms and   flrst-class dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.-  EATBS   -S2   _P_E3K.   _D_A.-*5r  E. C.  i  Laj^^XA_LJJQ.''aLHotc], Qalgary,_  Bylbs., Iio��scs, Hollies, Rhododendrons,  Fancy Evergreens, etc. Thdu-*.mds are  growing oil my own grounds., JVfost  complete Stock in tlitj province. Bees  and l.ee supplies, -igriculfcural ii._ple-  ments, spray pumps, find, cub (lowers.  RTew catalogue now ready.  (XU Westminster Road, Vancouver,  B. C.  STEINWAY  The  Standard  pf the World.  Piano  NORDHEIMER  The Artistic Piano of  Canada.  BUT A RE "MADE I.Y  THE: KOOTENAY CIGAfi MANUFACTUflM COMPANY  OP   -_NT"EI-,SO.T_**r_   -B..C.  PRACTICAL  ELECTRICIAN  Will contract to supply and install any tynd of electrical machinery  ���Will-Wiird-jlSjiiildings'for'olccti-ie lighting, electric bells,  electric burglar alaims, electric annunciators.  "Will contract to install fire alarm systems in towns an  cilie.s   Kull stock ot wire and ..-..urcs on hand.  If. D. HUME, Manager.  ���   I'ho finest, Jiptel in t.lip interior;  Largo sample rijomSj.   Steam heaj, aiid elecltrifc light.  COKNER OFf WAHIJ AND VERNON Sf S., NELSON  BAKER A>JD VVARI) STREETS, NELSON  ART AND MUSIC CO., Nelson, Agents.  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co.  PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY  ALL ORDERS  Charles   St..  Barbe,   Agent.  ATLANTIC   STEAMSHIP   TICKETS.���  To and from European points via Canadian and Amori-  " way i..   .  O. P. R. City Agent, Nelson.  can linos.   Apply for sailing dates, rates, tickets, and  alio   ' '" "  UUll  l-llUD.       XlMf.J     *w*     o��"."B     ""o,     luuKn.     um-  full information to any Canadian Pacillc railway agent or  C. P. R. City Agent, Nelson.  WILLIAM STITT, Generals. S. Agent, Winnipeg.  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one  management since 1890.  The bed-rooms aro  well furnished and   lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room is not second to any in kootenay.  The bar is always stocked by the best domestic and  imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  FLORENCE PARK IjOTEL  Two and a half miles up Uic Outlet from Nelson.  WRITE FOR PRICES.    Office and Storeroom:   Josephine Street, ffefson.  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ltd.  HEAD  OFFICE,   LONDON,   ENGLAND.  All fcommunications relating  to British Columbia business to  5()5, Nelson, British Cofunibia  be addressed Tto P.O. Drawer  d. RODERICK ROBERTSON, General Manager  S. S FOWLER, E.M., Mining Engineer  {nelson, a a  OBESTOB-,   IB. a.  Spring Chickens, Fresh. Cream,  Pure Milk, Fresh-Laid Eggs.  All of wliich are from tlie ranch belonging Lo (lie hotel  SPECIALTIES:-  A plea-sant place to spend afternoons, evenings and  enjoy delicacies that cannot be obtained in hotels or  restaurants at Nelson. Good stabling. Open day and  night.   Can be reached by either road or water.  WILLIAM ROBERTS, Proprietor.  Largo ancl well lighted Heated by hot air  Reasonable rates Sample rooms  Klcctric bells and light in every room .        .    .  Renovated aiid refurnished throughout  HOTEU  VICTORIA  J. V. PKRlvS, Proprietor    .  Free bus meets all trains  Hourly street car to station  Revelstoke, B.C.  Situate  ber of  district  on  the  Crow's  any  description  Kootenay.  of  Nest Railway is  in any quantity  prepared to  deliver lum-  at any  place within the  Tenders Solicited  GOAT RIVER  LUMBER COMPANY,:  G. A.  BIGELQW, Manager  Nelson  Planing  Blilllt  FLOORING, LINING, MOULDINGS, DOORS,  AND SASHES IN STOCK,  EVERY DESCRIPTION OF JOINERY, DOORS AND WINDOWS  MADE TO ORDER.  Office and Mills Corner Hall and Front Streets, Nelson THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON   B.C.   THURSDAY, MARCH 30   1899.  i  E r  'I  :-i^^i:*--:--^^sg��|  "TT7"E carry the most complete line  of drug* sundries in Kootenay  ancl the quality of our goods is the  best that money can buy. Our prices  are no higher than our competitors  for inferior  charge  goods.  See that your  prescriptions are  filled by us.  XVo use none but the best quality of drugs and chemicals  Special attention given to their compounding jai^j  o  W. F. Teetzel & Co,  CORNKH BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON  Be We  In addition to a new spring suit you need a new hat and tie.  See our window for samples of our stock of ties in all the latest  shapes and colors.  We have just received and opened up a large stock of hard and  soft hats, including Stetson's, Fedora's, Christie's, Roelofs and Carter's for spring and summer wear. '       .*  James  P. 0. Store, Baker Street, Nelson.   Branch Store at Ymir.  Jewelery, Watches, Clocks,  Silverwares-Pianos, -^iy  ���cc* ��� A^'i.^y^*^ ."���1"'"^i"^'"J.-.^  �����y s-y\-y,A"\:  AL.L  KlrJDS  "    0F'  filings CfeoiJ4 Jenlsi Mriihp;  fearidat|s and Windows  PROPRIETOR  ALL SIZES OF  IN STOCK  Baker :S_; opposite postoffice, Nelson  ���V7*__-_COX._E-S-A._Ci___-   _-____Csl**:___.   -RE'I'.A.II-  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  Thi_ Triuune will be issued hereafter  as a inorniug paper. The towns tributary to Nelson cannot be reached by an  evening paper, anil The Ti.ii.uxi. aims to  cover the field. The change will be made  tomorrow, and the first issue as a inorniug paper will be on Saturday.  Victoria has an organization named  "Native Sons of British Columbia." In a  tew years Nelson will follow suit, but the  name will not be exactly the same. The  word "daughters" will be substituted for  the word "sons."  Alderman Thomson is in Kossland.  Hillyer ��fc Co. have been awarded the  contract for the excavation and masonry  for the foundation of the Bunk of Montreal block, and the work was commenced  today.  The Hall Mines Limited made a -ub-  stautial addition to the mineral exports  yesterday when .'.(..'..(.(JO odd pounds of  copper matte were exported to United  States refineries in the east. The value of  the shipment was entered at $'J!),S57.7-I.  Jn the absence of a refinery iu Canada  this matte has to be refined in the United  States and marketed in London.  Messrs. Burns & Jordan the railway  contractors, who had a portion of the  work of building the Robson-Penticton  branch of the Canadian Pacific railway,  have entered a portion "of their outfit at  the customs for export to the United  States. Foley Brothers & Larsen have  secured the contract for the building of  the Great Northern cut-off to the east of  Wenatchee, Washington, and Burns &  Jordan will sub under them on the work.  A representative of the Trail smelter  was in Nelson today for the purpose of  securing a quotation from the West  Kootenay Brick &Lime Company for the  delivery of several thousand brick. It is  not likely that the local company will  make any effort to fill the order. The  output of the* company's yards will probable hot exceed 2,000,000 brick this year,  and the company is confident that it will  find a better market locally for the entire  output.  H. D. Ashcroft has commenced the  erection of a building twenty-four by  fifty feet on the north side of his blacksmith shop on Hall street, to be used as a  wood workshop. When the building is  completed machinery will be put in for the  manufacture of wagons and carriages.  A large number of the ladies of Nelson  visited Mrs. McLaughlin's spring millinery opening yesterday and today. * The  sales of spring and Easter hats and bonnets were very satisfactory.  A. S. Farwell will leave for Victoria in  the morning via Canadian Pacific. He  expects to be away about two weeks, but  may go to California before he returns.  Achange has been made iu the officering of the Cnuadian Pacific 'steamers at  Nelson. Captain Fraser, who.was master-  of the steamer Nelson, has been'made  rmastei\of tlie Kokanee.V Captain Tyson,  the former- master of the Kokanee,' 6e.-  comes master of the tug. Ymiiy and" cap-*"  . tain'Charles Gris=vvold, who was master!of  the Ymir, goes pu the'Kokanee as mate.'  ���   Tlie;annual gene/aljtiieeting of , the Nel-;,  --s,6n?l��',w"p^ep  i" (_ffice?oi^H.>iSelotf ����&:nV'Sa"tu'i_ dayf :eveni ri''s"f,  >,_��g|li:fkt|a^ !;>���;  . ' l;TBLps;e\w_|b}i^er^{cupro hJissioriencf.��� to: srkifeji  "��� the; wind *nece'ssar'yf.f or "'keepingVu|X a^Jbase- ���t  jbaiyteam iiff.;^JJ��fiQ-'&b^  f&'Vsecj^  Vmanager^ pt Jthe.tea.m-ha^been^anstructed,;  ito*!purclfaiei.te^  "Friday a. practice .garnetywu'_. 9eJ played  \w,lfeii\th;ef !tn����ttei*_i'-ll!"avJalkBle" "fdf'k tea_i_V;  ;. wAIl]be] sized up.. t  1; jBhapkmak.'&, Iter  are;- moving" ^'lieiEs  4tbt._��njftpVtheir n'ejv ^arehpuse ori Fronts  Street." *j|re/!$yiildH*ij�� %*JllP feet Jon gb^  "80,,fe"et wide and willhpldj,fiftefen carlpads  "of gp'Pds; ''-"���"'   " ��� '��� '-'"   ���-   ��] ��   ���  Goat River District Pronrises Well. "  A company.is to be organized to;de,-  velop a group of cfaims in-thS Cfoafc River  district, on tlie south end of White Groiisfe  lilountaini    TJ_ie5Se claims are owned by  Peter LnndT^dhhlSxeck en id geV (Jlaf Lii rid,  W. M. Ironsides and W. J. Wilson, all of  Nelson, A great deal of development  wprk will be done in that district .this  summer, as the district is now accessible  by the building of the Crow's Nest Pass  and the Nelson '&>, Bedlington railways.  In view of thiese facts and the splendid  showings oh a riumbei; Pf the clair__s, Goat  River will come tP the fi'Pnfc this year.  MINING   EECOEDS.  XKIJ-ON MI.VI.NU   DIVISION'���KKCOKD OFFICE.AT   SKI-SON'.  Thursday, March .'ii*.���Transfers���An undivided one-  ei_fh.li intunis. in tlio C'nn:i<lii l.ily, situatuon l'oi'cnpino  creek, near Ymir; William I'yo to Thornton I-iiii-fley of  Hnssland: consideration $'.0.  I.oialion.'--���liolden Urown, situate on lliesoulli side of  Sandy ereek, adjoiniLg Nepiunu: Ole Skalbo, locator.  The Case Will Go to Trial.  Tho preliminary hearing in tho case  against Mrs. Mary Mallette upon the  charge of keeping a common gaming  house at the Kootenay hotel was disposed  of at one o'clock today, after having occupied one and a half days. The prosecution was brought by an Italian vvho lost  Sjvl.'J iu a game of ai*.*s, and was conducted  by li. M. Macdoimhl. Tlie del'i'iireof Mrs.  Mallette was looked alter by S. S. Taylor,  Q. C, who contended that a prima facie  case had not been made out, as it was not  bhown tli.it the defeudant kept a gaming  house or benefited in any way out of any  gaining which might go on in the house.  He held that the action of any men in a  hotel in playing games of chance for the  purpose of ascertaining who should pay  for the drinks did not make any hotel a  common gaming house. Magistrate  Crease held, however, that a prima facie  case had been made out and that it should  go to the next court of competent jurisdiction. He fixed the bail of Mrs. Mailette  at $400 in herself and two sureties of $200  each.  ,__  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Fred Irvine & Co. are ottering the balance  of their Paris trimmed lints at reduced prices. This is a  'grand opportunity to get n beautiful Kaster hut at a  very low price. .  POE   SALE.  A  IIRAYING'   business,  well  eslablished,  3. rigs,  ,*i  horsi s, stable and complete ouUit.   Apply W. A.  Coslcllo, Nolson, It. (J.        FOlt SAL1_���Lots 1 to 12 b oek I0��, Nelson.   Price SHOOO.  Xo utcfiits.   Hex n72, Nelson.   FOlt S__ I'.F���I-otsS, (land 7 block _S,Nelson, Willi dwelling  house.     Price  S1I..0.   No  agents.    Box  oT*.,  Nelson.   CH1.AP���Ton-stamp mill, with concentrators complete;  good condition.   Address, Mill, Tribune office. Nelson, li. G:  HOU.-..1IOI.1)  GOOI">S-_\Iust be sold at once.   Uar-  gnins.   Apply first house west of St. Paul's church,  ���Victoria street, .Nelson.   WANTED.  WANTED-A  chambermaid  and  dining-room  girl.   Apply at once to Hotel Hume.   TENANTS   WANTED  FOR four stores, three basements, and ono second-  story warcroom. The stores and basements: will bo  21 by 100 feel, the second-story wart-room 100 by 100 feet,  all in a br.ck building, with stone basement, having a  southern,frontage on linker street. Occupation given  July 1st. Inquire of .lotr.i Houston, Vernon street, Nelsou.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  II. HOI-DICH���Analytical Chemist and Amaycr.  Victoria street. Nelson.  A.  T   C. GW1LLIM,  " ���     ���Mining   Kiigiiieers  Slocan City. 11. O.  H.A.Sc. & VV. S. JOHNSON, B.A.Sc.  and   Analytical   Chemists,  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS  OF PYTHIAS- Nc.soh   Lodge,   No,  25,  Knights of Pythias, meets in ]. O. O. Kllall,corner  linker and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday .evening at  Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend,  8 o'clock.  C.-FR-CNCIT. C,  . G..nOSS.'_C.,o_ It. & S.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M." Meets  second \Vednesday in each month. Sojourning  bro-hroi. in\'ited..      -.' -   ,    t    ..':.'.*���"-  Mffi&iMm  Who   use   picks,   shovels,   etc.,  sh0^dLnot^faii^to^loQk=at=onr=\me^  of goods,  which   for qualities and  material cannot be beat.  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORB  OARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  Giant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  1  and Woodenware  Stoves, Eanges,  WOODEN    W   Iron>  Steel,  Sheet  MATERIAL    \^ _ ?r?n> ^-Rails  Paints, Oils, Glass  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  TijE LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO.  Will   be found   in  their  new  premises  on   Baker Street  with  a complete stock of  HARDWARE  Shelf and  Heavy  Heavy  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  You will iind it, io your .idvantage to consult us   I    Tirjsmithing aqd Plurtibirjg a Specialty  ,"-,-*. ;     .    before placing your.-orfleis |     .   Estimates Cheerfully Furnisl]ed ';  ains in  : .V-   > ��� -l.. Ijhait}^^^^"^  ���;;. ���; .������';'*;^��,^i4'li^"#*?^f.'^  ��__H<����i__"    n'"     -"       ���.- "   ." T�� ���#"&!"*'"e~",_fI"��V'^r**.��"����VV"v ��"X;��V �����"f'C- >R d?, "X^V.Mfe^^ ���."��%'."y-.f-i!';'  "��� l"��'^\/". \l  Coma ^<%��efySaxg;aMmf '^^0^^M'^^'��  - * ��� "!. :'. gj" ^ferfes^n|::��li^|i^^l��  always: ^nnejd ^lw ���^h��: latest ixoyelties.. ��� y^���...-.*..*.w.  V^^D .   U   <D JnD d"_   JPP  0��)f_<ags aiid 5?e|K iMliiing- 0r4eiJ_| ^d^jA^ flji^S"  and carefully rJatdkeld.   PriGJes Mghl?. ���      J  Vancouver laMm Go,, IM  Iniportpr.. of Shclt and Heavy Hardware.  MARA & I-AHNAni) BLGGK, BAKKR ST., NKLgON  Telephone 10.   P, O. Box K & W.      Baker street West; Nelson  Write fop quotations oil car Jpts.  35T-BI_^QOSr,   -B. O.  Wll-l. VO WKI_r_ TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  A largo stock of flrst-clas.. dry material on hand, also  a full line of sash, doors, mouldings, turned work, olc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:   Foot of Hcndiyx street, _Nfelson  Telephone 91 Jpfall    R&6,   AgBllt  MILLINERY OPENM  I respectfully invite the ladies of Nelson to  my spring  opening   of  French, English   and  American pattern hats, honnets and fine millinery novelties, on Wednesday and Thursday,  . March 29th. and  30th.    Inspection of stock-  invited.       mrs. e. Mclaughlin  Josephine street, Nelson.  If you need a  PIANO  ORGAN  VIOLIN  GUITAR  MANDOLIN  BANJO  AUTOHARP  AOCORDEON  VIOLIN BOW  STRINGS  or MUSIC  Call at our Store and -we "will do tlie rest.'  OUR MAMMOTH STOCK OF  BOOTS AND SHOES  Falls 6n  Sunday this season,  oh  this;  account-there will be/a b% d6mand\for  EVERYTHING IN THE SHOE LINE  Come direct to us as we will be well supplied. We have also made arrang-efnents  with the Nelson hens to keep us supplied with new laid efirgs until after the feast, if  you don't have boiled eggs for breakfast don't blame us. *  Something* choice in Easter hams and breakfast baebn, and aV pound of oup Tea will  complete the bill of fare.  3-Stai? Flour Makes Good Bread.  20 AND 28 WEST _3___KEU STKEET, NELSON*  Canada Drug and Book ..Co.,  ..-'���:���   ���.X-iaviia.'EJD-  Corner Uaker unci Stanley S_rccl��, Nelson.  THE RUSH  Has  been so  great we were  ' compelled to order more goods  which have just arrived. First  come first choice.  fl. M. Vincent  ��� BAKEK ST. WEST, NKJ-SON, It. C.  Young* Men  It you want a nobby suit or a stylish pair  of punts for spring wear civil at rooms 5 and  9 Clements block. I will show yon some  nice cloth and samples, and will send same  to your office or room where your measure  can be taken. Will fit you as you were  never fitted before.  LADIES' TAILOR MADE-SUITS  A SPECIALTY        .  Steveqs, T^e Tailor  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. 0.  &  Ml  "41  The Best on the  Just received a carload of the Lalce of the Woods Milling Company's'  celebrated Hungarian brands of Flour, which will be sold at the same  price as the  inferior grades on the market.    Try it and   be  convinced.  Family orders a specialty and free daily delivery  Mail and telephone orders promptly attended to  Baker Street West, opposite Oddfellows' Block  JOHN A. IBYIM & CO.  lr-1  SPECIAL ATTMTM  Have just received a.consignment of Harris home  made tweeds from Talbot Harris,'Scotland.  FEED J, jSquiBB, Baiter St. Nelson, -  The supply is.limited, so call early and examine this stock.

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