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 THERE WAS A DEVIL'S DOZEN
WHO   OPPOSED   CORBIN
In
His Attempt  to  Give   Boundary  Creek
District a Railway Which Will Not
Cost the Country a Dollar.
Victoria,   March   23.—[Special   to  The
Tribune].- The British ColumbiaBoard of
trade yesterday asserted its independence
of  the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company, and refused to be a  party to the
railway company's schema for placing the
Boundary Creek district under its absolute  control.   Wheu   it  is   remembered
that the members of the board voted  four
to one in  favor of rescinding its former
resolution, protesting against the granting of a railway charter to D.  G. Corbin,
it is easy to see that the revolt against
the Canadian Pacific company's monopoly
is widespread.
A desperate effort was made, however,
by the friends of the   Canadian _.P_.cifie
Railway Company to prevent this^action
on the part of the board, and it required
a  two days' session to put  the matter
through   in  a  shap^e   favorable   to   the
champious  of  railway competition.    A
special meeting of the  board  was called
for Tuesday to discuss the matter of (he
Corbin application for a charter to  build
the  Kettle River Valley railway.    The
meeting opened tit 10 o'clock in theinorn-
ing, and the question ivas debated all-day
by representative business,  professional
aud railway men of the city.   A decision
was not reached on Tuesday, aud au adjournment   was   taken till   Wednesday,
when the supporters of the Corbin application carried the day.
E. V. Bod well, as the champion of the
..Corbin charter made a masterful statement of the case,   urging the- board to
rescind its former resolution and place itself on record as in favor of the granting
of the charter to Corbin.   Editor Lugrin
of the Colonist held the brief for the Canadian  Pacific railway, and supported an
amendment opposiug the rescinding the
previous resolution of the board.   Among
those who made good speeches in favor of
the Corbin charter were T. W. Paterson,
the   defeated   government  candidate in
the Victoria by-election, Lindley Crease,
and J. J.  Shalleross.   Joshua Davies arid
D. R. Ker, of Brackman & Ker, were the
principal speakers for the Canadian Pacific Railway Company.
When the debate finally closed the
motion rescinding the previous resolution
of the board was carried on a division of
fifty: to thirteen, the amendment being
defeated upon practically the same vote;
A resolution endorsing the Corbin charter was then carried upon the samedivis-
v- .jio'ri as thatlof the firs^motion.V Tlie; vie-■'
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THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH
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1899.
PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
DAILY (BY MAIL) $6 A YEAR;  WEEKLY,
cave-in near the top of the shaft cut them
off from the outer world. Fortunately
the big water pipe was not broken, and
by blowing a hole in it with dynamite
the men were able to communicate with
their friends, who kept them supplied
with food, while a new shaft over 200 feet
deep was sunk. The cost of rescuing the
men was over $3000.
All-Canadian News.
Levis, Quebec, March 23.—L. J. Demers
has been elected by acclamation to represent the county of Levis in the house of
commous.   He is a Liberal.
Toronto, March 23.—The Ontario legislature passed last evening a resolution
favoring senate reform on the lines advocated by sir Wilfrid by a majority of 11.
Toronto, March " 23. —O. E.:i Thomas,
queen's printer, is dead. It is generally
understood that bishop O'Connor of London will succeed to the archbishopric of
Toronto. The announcement is expected
at Easter. . '    ...
Toronto, March 23.-—A large four-story
building occupied by Douglas Brothers,
coopers, aud Elliott & Brooks, paper box
manufacturers, was partially destroyed
by fire last night.-   The loss is $50,000.
Using Brass-Tipped Bullets.
Washington, March 23.—Reports received by the war department from medical officers serving with the troops in the
Philippines show that Aguinaldo's army
are0using brass-tipped bullets. Several
American soldiers have been wounded by
these poisonous projectiles, and in consequence the wouuds are more difficult to
heal than those caused by the ordinary
bullet. The authorities can do nothing to
prevent the insurgents using any kind of
bullets whieh they see fit, as they have no
government to which an appeal can be
made. This is given as another indication
of the utter unfitness of the Filipinos for
self-government.       .
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PUBLIC SENTIMENT HAS NOT CHANGED.
Last year when D. C. Corbin was endeavoring to secure from the parliament of Canada a charter for the Kettle River Valley Railway Company, the
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city council of Nelson p used a resolution asking that the charter be grauted.
Later, like resolutions were passed by the South Kootenay Board of Trade,
which has its domicile at Nelson. Afterwards; the Canadian Pacific officials
at Nelson made an effort to win the board of trade to their side, but when a
special meeting of the board was held to reconsider the resolutions, the C. P.
R. crowd could only muster 12 votes to 40-odd. This indicates how public
sentiment was at Nelson a year ago. .The Tribune then voiced public sentiment, and The Miner stood-in with the Canadian Pacific. The Tribune has
not changed, neither has The Miner. Today public sentiment in Nelson is
just as strong in favor of Bouudary Greek getting competitive railway facilities as it was a year ago, but the city council is "bossed" by a C. P.'R. official
who happened to be elected an alderman last January, and the board of trade
is being "run" by the traffic officials of the same road.
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THE CITY COUNCIL FLOPS AGAIN
FIRE   LIMITS   CHANGED.
The   Old   Limits   in  the  West Ward Are
Restored and Big Reductions .Are
Made in Water Rates.
capacity and unable to keep up with
orders. Mr. Bvers visited Montreal,
Toronto, Bottom Buffalo and other wholesale centres. While in the East, af Montreal, especially, he was besieged with inquiries regarding mining properties in the lioot-
enay, some of which he had never even
heard of. Nelson has a high standing
among the leading wholesale houses in the
East and is every where looked on as the
commercial town of theKootenays. While
in Mohtreal he saw Jacob Dover, and
danced at his wedding. He says that the
last he saw of "Jakie" was at tbe Windsor
depot, as the bridal party was leaving for
New York amid a shower of rice. Mr.
Dover was standing on the rear end of
Pullman shaking the rice out of his hair.
While everything was nice in the East,
Mr. Byers found the country too highly
civilized for him after his long residence
in the West.    •>
-LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.    '
MORE WIND AND FEWER BULLETS
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: v.made" to^the" 'Dominion ..pai'hament^ior. a:
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, .ofS"the*Bpundary;. Crfeek^t!bi^ri|r.y;s tlirfl ft
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\."'-s^lierea^jj'^lie'--' a.bjXye!•yn^pTed "railway
' wpyld^jb^qf^^*n*fery„"))jaferial'rbeh|fit to™ the
- °C6&VcitieW;s'theref6re* - "       ■»   :. :   .
■     B&i'lfavpsjaifed*-.' Tfiat"tbls board' d£ tradh"
ui.ge upbb^thelDj-^ government tile
Necessity" of: gi'autihg; a charter" "to the
Kd¥tle°Rivet^ galley* Rjiilw^y Company,
andi*Shat A" copy qf this resolution be. for-
^wai'deff tp the J-Tiglit Smu sir Wilfrid
^Ewrieiv"llQnTTA".":(5rBJMJrfmiu
waySj the chairman of the railway con>
mittee of'Vthehousp. of Commons, arid the
senators and members for British Columbia now at Ottawa.
Liberty Offered and Refused.
Indianapolis, March 23.—Mrs. Augusta
Schmidt, serving a ten years' sentence lithe; Indianii woman's prison, has been
paroled by governor Mount, but she declines to accept her freedom. She is in
prisbn for the'alleged mutder of Oscar
Walton, a Cass county fa.rmer, in 1801,
arid says she will nof leave the institution
tintil the judge arid "jury Which tried her
acknowledge to the gbvernor that she wins
innocent, and that they were in error
when they* passed judgment on her. The
state officers say it is one of the very-few
instances in the crimina,l history of the"
state whej-re*liberty has: been offered and
refused. .   ■
Died in the Bush. .
Kincardine, Ontario, March 23.—John
Perrih, a highly respected farmer, resid-
ing.at Lome, about four miles from this
place, died yesterday under distressing
circumstances. He went to the bush to
take out some Wood. The horses returning without him, the family was alarmed,
and noticing blood on the harness, immediately went in search. He was shortly
afterwards found lying dead with a huge
g£tsh in his foot from the axe with which
he was working. His death is supposed
to have resulted from the shock and loss
of blood.        '
Imprisoned Miners Rescued.
Leadville, Colorado, March 23.—At
eleven o'clock last night the two pumpmen, Charles Reuss and Bert Frey, who
were imprisoned in' the Bonuair mine
thirteen days ago, were reached by the
rescuers and restored to their friends.
They show little effect of their experience.
They were on the 430-foot level, when a
Met in Caucus. V
Ottawa, March 23.—-A caucus of the opposition  party   was   held- this morning,
presided over by Mr. Monk of-Jacques
Cartier,   for   the  purpose  of  discussing
plans which are already being carried into
effect   with   Sir   Charles Tupper' invthe
direction .of  the  reorganization  of Vthe
iConsecvaftv'e party^SamuelJVBark°er,s.thue;
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Pacific has decided,j:qmpet"the latest cut'
made by the Great Nofctherin: in secondr
class Westbound passengpr,.fares,"to"$l2.50
from St. Paul to.Pacific, cdast 'ppiB*ts,   In
doing so the road will be Backed by the
,Americanj:oadsj;nteres_teld im theVcpiiflict,
with Hill's roads.  "It is stated as yet no
difference has been made iti the rates east
of Sd. Paul. . ;    .
Wages Advanced.
Pittsburgh, March 23.—The engineers at
the Jones & Laughlin Steel Company steel
millsjhave been notified thiat tlieir wages
will nfe advanced ten per cent on April
16th. A.representative of the firm is responsible for the statement that on the
same day there will baa geueral advance
in all departments, which will affect fully
5000 men, .
John L, Will \>e Referee.
San Ffaiiciseo, March 23.—John L. Sullivan has been chosen to referee the McCoy
.and Choynski fight on* Friday night at
"Mechanics' pavilion. The advah'eeisiile of
seats already amounts to $15iO0O.;;.Be.tti__g.
opened at ten to fivei'and is now ten to
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WILL   BE   USED
To
Settle   International Disputes,
the Conference at The Hague
Come to an Agreement.
Provided*
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WHAT ANTAGONISM MAY COST
NELSON'S   MERCHANTS
six in favor of McCoy.
Up Go Wages.
Hamilton, March 23.—The stove manufacturers of Hamilton will increase the
pay of their employees ten per cent on
May 1st.
Loudon, March 23.—The McClary Manufacturing Company have advanced wages
of their stove hands ten per cent.
Will Not Come to Canada.
Toronto, March 23.—An Evening Telegram special cable from London states
that the National Artillery Association,
it is understood, will not send a team to
Canada to compete in the military tournament.	
The Metal Market.
New York, March 23.—Silver and lead
were both weaker yesterday. ■; Bar silver
was quoted at 59c. On exchange lead
stood $4.40 @ $4.42J. The price for miners
and smelters remained the same, being
quoted at $4.20 at the dose.
New  York, March  23;— A despatch xd;
the    Herald    from    Washington   says:
There is reason to believe that an important   proposition,   looking to the settlef
ment  of international  disputes by arbitration,  will be advanced at the coming
disarmament conference by the American
delegates.   It was learned today on high'
authority that the credentials for and. in-v
structions to the American delegates are'
now being preparediby seci'etary bfstatev
Hay, and will be readyVfor submission tpj
th°ej„'president>f 6r->h
returns to Washington from his southern'
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f govern men tv^omlie" Wn i ted- S tat e*s_b_i,; the
fqiiestibn!!^f^disai;ma:-_-ienti''ah'd_ai'bitra;tid'_-l;.
f.f ;SirpJuliansPaunceipr,te has\been](advised;
;j6t>:_iis\* ap"pjoinn'&
Sf» in(e .^British"*- ^eleg-tti'ohi^vTHe ° it. ri tisff
^minister>;."to/ »The;j- Hague L >will,",* alsoi
.be>-a!%lmem;ber./A;M':»{>"';DeStae],:vRussian-
..•^y^.^p -j•K..:J,yy s."*x,.&.i».<;^c-.y.-fl-.i^y's:,",.
;am bassador «ctOrf-Great-;-Britain,l«„„wilL
•be a Jeading representatiye otthe.czarvat?
the/cdnf eregce^ ifnd*., *^ill^"beliassi„s^^„d,;4byi*
jpr6fess6r"Mar°t'eris7sVp
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;li_cely*t|ia't^alf*rnatio^
dent "McKinleyvwill»vacreti
ipf-fhe^pi|gd,Stat^s_^^
'•"af .One" bi^ihpf American/delegates^
'bkssadors^Whilelabd'T^
be the'" other .membefl^pfw th"e*"*"A__ie.ric"ari;"
delegatiph.      . „     / "    ° '   * .
It was expltjinedby a djislbmat haying
a knowredge, of the*^present? programme
of the Russian" go ver nment,"that°upbnt'he
assemblage of the„ delegates "a cprnmittee
will be appointed to determine the siib-
ije^ts-tOicdmerbefore=the-cpufei'ence,*-anndp
the order in whichthey s-iall becbrisidered.
So far as the proposition for general disarmament of all the nations of the world
is concerned, it will be the duty ofthe
American delegates to explain and show
that the United States, both from a mili-
tar^ncfea naval standpoint, is far below
the armlamenit it should have; and, besides, it was explained to me that this
movemeut does not intend to hamper in
any way the iuventive faculty of the
people of thi-i country, nor is it expected
that Great Britain will dp sp. In fact the
most important result which the officials
expect of the conference"will be the adoption of some plan to refer disputes to
general arbitration, but the United States
will have a plan of this character as well
as other nations.
The administration is strongly in favor
of arbitration as the means for the settlement of disputes between nations, and
while it appreciates that there are a number of controyei'&ies that can only be
settled by wai*, still it is believed that
many questions which : arise and
are causes of much friction can be
arbitrated. President McKinley is committed to international arbitration by his
inaugural address and subsequent declarations, but his administration has not attempted to negotiate arbitration treaties
because of the imminence of war with
Spain and the occurrence of war. In view
of the assembling of the conference at
The Hague, it is thought by officials that
the time has come when the administration can put itself on record before the
world as favoring arbitration.
Want to Discuss, the Question.
The mayor of Kaslo has been requested
to call a public meeting to discuss the
eight-hour amendment to the Metalliferous Mines Inspection Act, and has, it is
said, consented. It is difficult to see what
good such a discussion caD accomplish,
save the airing of private opinions and
the arousing of hostilities that might
otherwise be dormant.
Should   They  Oppose   the*   Efforts   of the
People of Boundary Creek to Secure the V
Advantages of Railway Competition.
The  action  of the  Nelson  Miner,   in
championing the cause of the Canadian
Pacific Railway Company in its attempt
to prevent the people of Boundary Creek
from securing any railway facilities save-
such as  the Canadian  Pacific  Rail way
Company is prepared-to-give them, is apt
to do much harm, to * the business which
the wholesale merchants of  Nelson are
endeavoring to build up 'with the mer-";
chantsVof: BonndaryCreek.    V        V V   V ;'
Vit is a distasteful task to advocate that
^a^neighbpring^seclion-aflth
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ofv-a^railway^mdnq-bblyi^
reauspn;.*the#i.ner*istri^
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«letteivthatithe^erop;i&p
'"are;ipdiffe"r"ent"as#toj.whether»" the .iKettle"
iRiyer>V.yiey/rail|vayas.sbuiJ<{6r^^^
;tra^ictoryf.statement.t".*tbo.".numerou8fttdl
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".dq.,np"„gr.eater>inj pryf tp;- theLmerchants;
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'apce^itlin^lihe^ljmanneivin. wtticOt"- has.
T.hat*itjstab;sql,ufel4uut^^^^^
;-ias.»t,neVassurancelpf ta. busihdss""inain in
;Nelso.nVw^o^is .prpbably & familiar, witli
"the, feeling in: Boundary Creek „ as" any
pe:rs6n""iri NelSQn.'and as, to the effect Pf
its- .publication he cites the fact
that while- he" was ifi, Greenwood,
the* VBoU.ndary Creek Times directe.d
the attentioti" of the" local merchants to
thMMHhatiat-that^time^t'he^raveler'of
a Winnipeg: commercial house was in the
city, whose -principals had opposed the
Corbin Charter, and"called upati the local
merchants iii self-defence to refuse tb do
any business with those who opposed the
efforts^of the people pf Boundary Creek
to secure the benefits of railway competition. The local paper is dependent
upon local iherchadt-i for its patronage.
Its stand may therefore be taken as a fair
index of the feeling of the merchants who
support it.
If 4|ie merchants of Boundary Creek desireJ railway competition, as most sane
merchants would, is it natural that they
will trade with other merchants who do
wlia't they can to oppose them in their
efforts to secure sbch competition? Those
who were in Nelson when the Nelson <fe
Fort Sheppard railway was first projected will remember that in coil-
sequence of the dppositiou of the Vancouver Board of JTrade; there was virtually
a^ boycott declared by the Nelson merchants against the wholesale houses of
Vancouver. This feeling of hostility
existed long after the Nelson & Fort Sheppard was completed and running into
Nelson. Do the merchants of Nelson de-
sire^ to be placed in the same position
with respect to the merchants of Boundary Creek as the merchants of Vancouver occupied with respect to Nelson a few
years ago ?
That is what will happen if they take
up the fight of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company agaiust railway competition in Boundary Creek, and whether a
newspaper is an organ of a railway company or not, its utterances are in a measure accepted as a reflex of public opinion.
" The steamer International was slid
from the ways at Kaslo yesterday, the repairs to her hull having been completed.
The painters and joiners still have her
in hand. Pour new staterooms are being
built and a new covering laid on the main
deck. It will take several days to put the
ship in shape for her regular "run between
Kaslo and Nelson.
It is said that the local lodge of the
Knights of JE>ythias is endeavoring to cast
a spell of enchantment over the members
of the smelter brass band, and to have undertaken to furnish the members of the
band  with nobby uuiforms if the members   will   call   their   organization   the
Knights of Pythias band.
.Captain  Troup  left  for   Robson   this
morning, where he will take the steamer
Trail  through   to  Arrowhead.     As  the
Trail is a lighter draught boat she will
take the place of the Kootenay on the
Arrowhead-Robson run, and the Kootenay will attend to the business between
Robson and Brooklyn.
..■■'■■Those who^are interested in the organization of the local baseball team say that
they are receiving satisfactory encouragement from  the patrons of the game in
Nelson, and if a satisfactory schedule can
be arranged some good games may be expected during the summer.   A meeting
will  be held   at Rossland  this evening,
when steps will be taken to organize a local team.   One good team  will  likely be
organized from  the bail players ot Sandon, New Denver and  the Slocan  lake
spbintV,^" liaslq has. not been heard from
lasjyet, andjap^thiug is known as  to what
.will'be'dpne5 at Trail and Northport.
fayS'lyA.-'Sayward has secured the old skatingrfnkipri*Hall street, and!, will use the
isame^fqrvthe.purpose of storing his stock
>6_:-lbuilcl-in.g^_Daterial.J A large stock of
sash^andlrdo"0-'s has been received for the
springt-trade.B
Iffi^rhpfGdrtshbn-Thomson Pipe Company
of^Hamilt'cj-it-'ia anxious to sell the .city of,
}«_^J'8pnn\°s°bj__{feVp*_: the sewer and water pipes
1^liie"--:lt.,mahiafact,-ires, but a thoughtless
|clerk^a| ^ncpVl'queers'' the firm's chances
'byarddressihg its communication the "The
^iflagiesClerk^Nelson, B. C." -    *
„„^h"|*^anadja"n Pacific Railway Company
,'4as'cpna_nenced work upon a new transfer
^tia^ge^atf-^akusp, which will be,used in
;tlieTtra"h5sfer service-between Robson and
=Weft"Rdbsp"n.i Tho barge will be 100 feet
lb'ng,"„,wit_i».38 foot beam aud six feet, in
"■if,   ** ■S'iB*  ° ■•" j ******* °  .* D *■ -
•{depth. j/""^-:y.
\Charl.estKennedy, who for the past year
|rhn§°s^i^ee-i'-^e:-i_ployed - as purser on the,
s.teameiyRpsllaud, has resigned his posi-
tip'n .\jitl^|he\Cauadian Pacific company,
arid wilCleHyej. in a few days for Atlin
! Lake,""wbereV;lie will again take up the
st'eamshfp™ .business under captain Sanborn. "Kennedy enjoyed the distinction
of being the most efficient and at the
same time: the most popular purser onany
of    the.   Canadian    Pacific     company's
Back From an Eastern Trip.
Hamilton Byers returned last night
from a visit to his former home in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He reports business
in Eastern Canada and the New England
states as better than at any time for
years past. The iron trade, especially, is
active, the mills being run to their full
steamers in Kootenay.
It is understood that the people of New
Denver Will celebrate the 24th of May
in fitting style this year, aud inducements
will be given to the people of Nelson to
visit New Denver instead of Kaslo as
f^snljprly. v
The. members of the Hall Mines smelter
brass band are practising hard, in order
that the l>ai_d may turn out a high grade
of h-iisic, calculated to please tlie ear pf
thp chairnian pf ;tlle board of works.. If
this is "done the band expects a nJtinicipal
subsidy "for" filling the streets of Nelsoii
with miiSic during the summer months.
A force bf men, have been put tb work
blasting fbek from the bluff near the west
end of the Canadian Pacific yai'd. The
rock is to be used to riprap the track along
the lake front, where iu former years the
Water has washed away the bank.
J. M. Lay, manage*r"of the Nelson branch
of the Imperial .'Bank, returned today
from a business trip through the Slocan."
He reports business quiet in the different
towns he visited, but the prbspects good
for a busy summer. •'
Favor the K. R. V. R. Charter!
Victoria, March 23.—Last year when D.
C. Corbin was asking for permissioh to
build a railroad from Northport into the
Boundary Creek country, the boards of
trade in Victoria and Vancouver passed
resolutions opposing the granting of his
request. Yesterday the Victoria board
of trade rescinded its former resolutions
and passed resolutions strongly favoring
the granting of a Dominion charter to the
Kettle River Valley Railway Company.
The city council yesterday completed
the work of considering the revised bylaws of the corporation, and a resnluti' n
was passed authorizing the city clerk to
forward the bylaws to Tupper, Peters &,
Gilmour of Vancouver, for final revision
and engrossment preparatory to the final
passage by the city council.
As intimated in TiibTuh_uni_ last evening, some further changes were made in
the fire limits" bylaw, the council virtually
going back to the fire limit area as set '
out by the former couucil.   At a former
meeting of the council ic was decided to
extend the limits on Baker street east and
west, and to exclude from the fire" limits
the   lots   in    several    of    the     blocks
fronting     on     Victoria     and     Vernon
streets.       This      made     an     alleyway
the dividing line, instead of the street, as
the bylaw formerly stood.     There was
also a kick from the owners of property
in block 86 against the inclusion of the
lots fronting on Baker street in the fire
limits and the exclusion of the lots fronting on Vernon street, and the result was
that the council decided to restore the old
fire limits as far as the West ward of the
city is concerned.'   With respect to the
East ward a departure was made from the
fire limit area idea by including the Baker
street lots in "blocks No. 3 and 7.   This
however was done a view to checking the
growth of the tenderloin district and no
objection was made to it.    The fire limits
are therefore bounded on the  north by
Vernon street and the alleyway in block
No. 3, on the west by Kootenay street,
on the south by Victoria street and the
alleyway in  block No.   7,   and   on   the
east by Hendryx street.   The inclusion of   *
the west Baker street frontages was alder-'
man Fletcher's idea, but in view of the
protests of the owners and the unsatisfactory boundaries established the council
would not support him in it.
A. J.  Hipper son  appeared before the
council as the delegate of the plumbers of
the city and urged some amendments to
the waterworks bylaw and the plumbing
bylaw."   He asked that the plumbing in
houses in connection with the waterworks
be put upon the same basis as the plumbing for sanitary purposes.   Also that a
practical plumber be appointed   to   the
board of plumbing examiners.   The dele- -
gate was informed that the amendments
to the bylaws  which he requested had"
been already made.   With respect to*the*
request to appoint a  practical plumber -
upon the examiner's board the council decided to comply with the same, and on
motion of alderman Thomson, E. R.  Wi-
nans, the foreman plumber for the Lawrence Hardware Company, was appointed '
;a member of the board. .■
The council then took up the charges in
the water works  bylaw and made some   ■
sweeping   redactions    iu   the   ratesV to"".
consumers of city .water.   For dwelling
houses the rate for three-room houses was
reduced from $1.50 to $1 per month ; four
to five-room houses from $1.75 to $1.25 per   •
month; for six or more rooms the rate-
was fixed at $1.50.   For hotels and boarding houses the rate per room was reduced
from 25 cents to 15 cents per room.   The
rate for baths iu  private houses was reduced from 50 cents to 25. bents, and the
water closet rate for private houses was
also reduced-from 50 cents to 25 cents.
. Carley's Latest.
Nelson Economist: "A clergyman in
one of our city churches says: 'The best
man in Nelson is the one who spends
most of the time on his knees, I don't care
who he is.' The man who makes a business of putting down carpet would appear
to have a pretty sure thing on eternal
glory."
Was Captured and Tortured. • - ■
San Francisco, March 23.—A letter from
captain McQuesten, surgeon of the 28th
regulars, now at Manilla, tells bf the release of A. S. Peters,' photographer, who
was captured aud tortured by the Filipinos. Peters was made prisoner while
taking pictures outside the lines. He was
thrust into a filthy jail, where he was
visited by a captain, who tested his sword
on his body aud-threaterfed-to-kill~lii___T~
lie then called in a number of naked
savages, all armed, who executed a war
dance and made passes at Peters. One of
them wounded him in the arm. The next
morning he was taken to Malolos, where
he found eight Americans, two Euglish-
men and a Spaniard. He .finally secured
his release 'thfPugli 'the iiiterventibnv&f
American officials. Tlie savages; whp
att.ac.kpd Peters wereij of Vtribe kbpwn to
be llejtd-hunters and cannibals. They live
in the interior' oft tlie island, aiid will not
show aiiy mercy after this to any- unfof-°
tunate white, than whomayfall into thetr
hands, '	
Some Talk and Some Don't.
An English, paper has been telling in
brief sentences how certain well-known
women talk. It says that in the conversation bf the-tluchess of Mai-ibpifougH
.there is so.ii£.thing original '.arid, unebm-
mon. Mrs, H. M. Stanley is a fluent
speaker. Neither the princess*of Wales
nor the duchess bf Fife is a great talker.
Princess Beatrice is very silent. Ellen
Terry is addicted to enthusiasm over all
that appeals to her warm heart. Lady
Naylor^Leland emphasizes her words with
a graceful gesture. Mrs. Beerbohm Tree
has many interests, chiefly personal.
MrSi Craigie is distinctly self-conscious,
while lady Randolph Churchill takes foremost rank among contemporary mistresses of conversation.
A Political Cable to a Political Paper.
Toronto,   March   23.—A  special   cable
from London to the Globe says:   "A New-
York correspondent cables to the TimeaB
that  sir  Charles Tupper's attitude apxi.
speeches are having little effect upbii AnaV
erican opinion, as it is generally believed
in best American circles that he no longer
represents Canadian opinion.   Everybody
here echoes the hope that an agreement
will be reached when the commission reassembles.        . 2  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1899  m  Foe.the Ladies...  Just received a large stock of  Ladies' Capes, Skirts, Wrappers and Blouses  New goods arriving daily  Dry Goods, Clothing, Gents' Furnishings, Etc.  ...A. Ferland & Co.  Elliott block,  Baker street,   Nelson,  B. C.  Fishermen...  We are opening up -the largest stock, of English and Canadian Tackle  that Nelson has ever seen.  More shipments due.    Don't outfit! until you see our assortment.  UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT  The Nelson Hardware Go.  VICTORIA BLOCK, 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, B. (..    . ,  ROBERT ROBERTSON,  Manager  WINNIPEG, MANITOBA.  Nelson, office and warehouse:   Corner Vernon and Josephine streets.  PUBLISHERS   NOTICE.  THE DAILY TRIBUNE is published every afternoon  (except Sunday), and will bo delivered by carrier in  any town in Kootcnuy for twenty-five cents a week;  or will be mailed to .subscribers for live dollars a year.  THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE is published every Wednesday and Saturday, and will be mailed to subscribers  for two dollars a year.  REGULAR ADVERTISEMENTS printed in both the  daily .'ind weekly editions for ��.'$ per inch per month.  Twelve lines solid nonpariel to be counted as one inch.  LOCAL OR READING MATTER NOTICES 20 cents a  line for each insertion.  JOB PRINTING at fair rates. All accounts for job  printing and advertising: payable on tho first of  ovary month; subscriptions payable in advance.  ADDRESS all communications to  THE TRIBUNE, Nelson. B. C.  RAILWAY* TIME-TABLES.  Arrive.  S.20 p.m.  CANADIAN PACIFIC.  Passenger and mail (daily), for Xakusp   'Leave.  and Revelstoke aiifl mam line points.(i.30 a.m.  Passenger and mail (daily), for alocan  ' City, oilverton, New Denver, Three  Forks and Sandon G 30 a.m.   8.20 p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily) for Robson,  Trail and Rossland G.40 p.m. 10.30 p.m.  NELSON AND FORT SHEPPARD.    .  Passenger and mail (daily), for Spo-    Leave.-- Arrive.  kanc...-. *��� - 9.40 a.m.   5.30 p,m.  Passenger and mail (daily), for Ymir,  ��� Salmo. Waneta and Rossland !).40 a.m   '5.30 p.m.  (Trains leave Mountain Siding forty'minutes later than  from Nelson fetation.)      - .'  *     '   " .     ,,    KASLO AND SLOCAN.'  Passenger and mail (daily except Sun-   Leave.    Arrive.  days), from Kaslo for Whitewater, '  - .McGuigan,  Three  Forks,   Sandon  and Cody 8.00,a.m.   3.55 p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily except Sun-.  day), from Sandon for Kaslo 1.15 p.m. 10.40 a.m.  STEAMBOAT TIME-TABLES.  CANADIAN PACIFIC.  Steamer Kokanee (daily except Sun-   Leave.    Arrive.  days), for Kokanee Creek, Balfour,  Pilot Bay. Ainsworth and Kaslo J.00 p.m. 11.30 a.m.  Steamer    Moyie   (leaves - Mondays,  Wednesdays.  Fridays and arrives  Tuesdays,   Thursdays, 'Saturdays),  for Kootenay Landing, where connection is made with Crow's  Nest  Pass railway 8.00 a.m.   (J.50 p.m.  KOOTENAY1 RAILWAY AIJD NAVIGATION CO.  Steamer International Sjdaily; except   Lcayp.'    Arrive'.,  Sundays), for Kokiinec-.Creek,, Bal;  four, .Pilot   Bay,  Ain.sVwJft}-1 -jand  Kaslo .  .4.30 p.m. IQjSQ a.m;  Wxz_MMUmx&<  Daily* Edition   Weekly Edition' ,,   ^irst Yeah, No.- ,68  .,. SEVENTH Yj-AI^ N6j 18  [Nelson Minor, 21st.]  It is perfectly clear from  the letter of the secretary,  that the Moyie Board of.  Trado has put the Canadian  Pacific company in the  wrong. And it is a kind of  wrong which .a big corporation, generously boniiscd  by the country, cannot  atford to commit. The  company is guilty of un unworthy pettiness jn -its  treatment of Moyie. All  British Columbia knows  Moyie; no one has the least  knowledge of Moyelle; yet,  on the company's maps and  time tables it is Moyelle, nob  Moyie., The only reason  ��tlier6 can be is that the  " com party is endeavoring to  destroy Mbyic in order tliat.  itiiiiiy buildup a town of  its own iit Moyelle. ; That is  the situation as presented  by the Moyie Board of  Trade; and it is anything  but a creditable one. If the  company has anything to  offer in explanation or in  excuse, thd public, we tire  sure*, will agrc" ill saying  that it is high time it was  forthcoming.  [Nelson Miner, 23rd.]  A feeling of uneasiness  has prevailed, for several  weeks past, among citizens  not coiiv'erSaiit with the  facts, On account Of reports  that the Canadian Pacific  company was, discrimifiat-  itig .(gainst the Hall Mines"  smelter. These roiSorts  ; have been industriously  circulated, find cdlor wiis  given them, by the faotthafc  llip CanAdian Pacific itsejf  is engaged in the smelting  business audi Wits, therefore,  a rivnh If true it meant  that the great rail waj* corporation WiMdcterminCd to  drive tlie Nelson smelter  out di the field. That  would be a Serious lb -*s to  the city, as the smelter is  by many degrees thclargest  and most important industry we possess! If there  wero less disposition to regard the Canadian Pacific  as an ogre, and more to bear  in mind that it is a business  enterprise, conducted On  business principles, there  would bo less readiness to  believe that it would deliberately proceed to cripple  its own sources of traffic.  business.; Does it give rival express companies the same facilities as it gives its  own offspring? The Canadian Pacific is  also in the telegraph business and the  hotel business, yet no one has ever been  so "soft" as to imagine that the railway  company gave rival telegraphs and hotels  equal facilities with its own appendages.  Just at this time, the Canadian Pacific  wants to appear in a good light with the  people. Were it proved that it is guilty  of unworthy pettiness in its treatment of  industrial enterprises in Kootenay, particularly, its,managers might have great  difficulty-in convincing parliament that  it should have a monopoly of the transportation business in the Boundary Creek,  country.. And just at this, time, it. has  commenced to use the same tactics that  were so successful last April in defeating  the the Kettle River Valley Railway  charter; public opinion is being manufactured-in the offices of its newspaper organs���and the Miner happens to be -the  organ in Nelson.  The Canadian Pacific's plan of campaign includes the manipulation of boards  of trade, and work in this direction was  commenced in "Nelson three months ago.  There is not a merchant in Nelson who  does not believe in competitive transportation facilities; but the board of trade is  not made up of merchants. The board  will be manipulated to place itself on  record against the Kettle River Valley  charter, and one of the. moves in the game  isjtQ get the board to send W. A. Gfalliher  to Ottawa as Sts representative.  Every lawyer in Nelson, with one ex-  ic^,_JmsJ3Mn=Eetaih-.d-=directIy=or-  If the Canadian Pacific is guilty of unworthy pettiness in its treatment of a  small town in East Kootenay, then surely  is it not within reason to believe that it  would cripple a. smelter that interfered  with one of its own enterprises? The  Hall Mines smelter at Nelson is so situated  that it is almost entirely dependent on  the Canadian Pacific for transportation  facilities-. The Canadian Pacific is not  only in the transportation business, but it  is in the smelting business at Trail. Well,  then, is it reasonable to believe that it  accords the Hair Mines smelter every  facility that it gives its own smelter?  The Panadian Pacific is also in the express  indirectly, by the Canadian Pacific to help  that corporation bottle up the Boundary  Creek coiintry as it has bottled up the  Hall Mines smelter at Nelson.  The Miner this morning has an article,  headed "Why Corbin should not get the  charter," purporting to be the opinions of  a correspondent at __tossland, who has recently been on a trip through.the Bound--  ary Creek country. The correspondence  feads Very much like the speeches of a  Nelson lawyer, who is known to be a  stockholder in the Miner, and who has just  returned'from a trip through, the Boutrd-  ar,y Creek country. But, then, this is the  way piublic opinion is manufactured  whenever the Canadian Pacific; is in  . dan ger.    Asked what he would do if he had a  monopoly ofthe Kootenays in his lines,  the manager of one of Nelson's largest  wholesale houses replied, "1 would retire  in five years." That is business, and that  is; the kind of business the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company wants to do in  the Boundary Creek country.  The Tribune is again in danger. The  Loyal Order of Orangemen has decided to  withhold their patronage from it.  The Rossland Miner has been taken to  task for daring to criticize the Canadian  Pacific. The question might be asked,  why should Rossland get down on its  knees to the Canadian Pacific? Rossland  will yet be to British Columbia what  Butte is to Montana, that is, a point at  which millions of tous of freight originates. The bulk of the freight will be ore,  a commodity  that  the  officials of the  Canadian Pacific cannot as easily "corner"  as town lots in a small town. The Canadian Pacific cannot injure Rossland if it  tried.  "Of making many books  there is no end."  Neither is there any end to the variety  on stile tit  Thomson's  We havo till tlie newest books by well-  known authors. Our stock of fine correspondence.  Stationery  Js a leading feature of our business. We  have till the newest tints and sliav.es with  envelopes to match.    When inviting  Company,  "Use our dainty invitation note. Do you  know we carry "At Home" Cards, Visiting  Cards and Dance Programs.   Our stock is nob  Limited  We can meet till demands made upon it,  we supply goods to the confines of British  Columbia as well as to  Nelson  MILfflEBTOPENM  I respectful]}* invite the ladies of Nelson to  my spring opening of .French, English and  American pattern hats, bonnets and fine millinery novelties, on Wednesday and Thursday,  March 29th and 30fch.    Inspection of stock  invited.      -Mrs. e. Mclaughlin  Josephine street, Nelson.  Patronize Home Industry  SMOKE UNI0N�� MADE CIGARS  OUR SPECIALTY  ii  BOYAL SEAL" CIGABS  MANUFACTURED by the  Kootenay Cigar  Manufacturing Co.  Nleson  H. D. Ashcroft  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to liy a first-class  wheelwright. '  Special attention given tb all'kinds of repairing and  custom work from outside points.  SHOP:    Hal! Street, between  Baker and Varnon, Nelson  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Bulbs, Roses, Hollies, Rhododendrons,  Fancy Evergreens, etc. Thousands are  growing on my own grounds. Most  complete stock in the province. Bees  and bee supplies, agricultural implements, spray pumps, and cut flowers.  IXeyr catalogue now ready.  Cfit WeS-minster Road, "Vancouver; B. C.  BBtTM COLUMBIA POTTERY GO., W>  " "vlldTOBIA-   _B_ O-  MANUFACTURERS OV "*   .  PRESSED UHtCJCS     KIKE BRICKS      FIRE CLAY  VITRIFIED SALT GLAZED SEWER WPES  All kinds Of sanitary fittings, agricultural drain tile*  fldwer pots, terra eotta, chimney pipe and fine lining,  chimney tops, fire briokj fire; clay, all kinds of fire clay  goods, assayers' furnaces1 etc., H.ado to order:  No. 1.   Ladies' cotton printed wrappers, new designs ^  and good washing* colors, from 75 cents up.  No. 2.   Ladies' white cotton drawers, 35 cents up.  No. 3.   Ladies' white cotton night gowns, 65 cents up.  W The above goods we have been able to buy cheap, and they are the cheapest  $ and best goods we have ever seen. We are going to give the public the benefit  W of our good buying, and when you see these goods you will agree with us that  jt& they are the best value you have ever seen. Ladies this is a chance for you to  W get goods that are always needed at a very low price. Come in and see them  $  __ : : __ . - __��� __  I NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY  �� Such as Carpets, Prints, Children's Shoes, Creton, Satteen, Corsets (we  f have corsets from 50c a pair up) Babies' Hoods in Silk and Muslin  B  B  Our millinery room will be open for inspection on Monday, the 27th, and then  we will be able to furnish you with any style of hat or bonnet you require.  The newest in children's hats, ladies' sailors, etc., will be found on our connters.  Our milliner can please the most fastidious, and has all the latest ideas in millinery  B  Fred Irvine & Co.  VICTORIA   BLOCK" _B^-_S:_E3_R   STEEET   _N ELSOIT,   B- O.      '      ���'  Residence Lots for Sale I  Business corner on Vernon street . . $4000  House and lot on Victoria ^street,  near    *  Presbyterian church (snap) .... 1S00  House and lot on Victoria street . . . 1650  House and lot on Victoria street . _. . 1900  House and two lots on Carbonate St. 1S00  Dairy Ranch, on Kootenay Lake near  Nelson, roi_ersVreceived.  House to rent on Stanley St. .$10 per month  Wanted mining .shares Nelson, Ymir and Slocan  Money to loan at lowest, rates.  ALEX   STEWART,    Mining   Broker.  Olllce:   Turner & Boeckh block, Baker and  * Ward' streets Nelson.  C.  RJETTER  Coal and  Wood Dealer  BEST DRY WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Full measurement guaranteed.  Charles A. Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  teCTIONEERS  Baker Street, Nelson  FIRST DOOR WKST BANK B. 0. BUILPJNG.  Ornamental   Carden  Border tiles, Vases,  Etc.  Cement, plaster of paris, linio, and all kinds of  ornamental plaster work.  R. REISTERER & OO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lager Beer,  Ale and Porter  a.  _c,  o  o  a  CANADA   LIFE ASSURANCE  CO.  __TO:R   S-A-LE  _^Room HoiisO; Alines Road  ? 750  i1 Room House and 2! Lots, Victoria bt 1200  FOE   -RE^JTa1  Throe and Four Room Houses  C. J, B. CHRISTIE  GENERAL BROKER  Olllce in Aberdeen block. Baker St., Nelson  FIRE INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE  o  30  ���z.  Ci  m  o  o  Office at Corner Baker and Ward Streets  Wilson & Harshaw  PRAYING and  Nelson .Electric Light (Icnupany, Limited  NOTICE  All person.^ having accounts against the  company will present them at once to the  manager, and all persons indebted to the  company are" required to-settle the-same immediately.    JOHN HOUSTON, Manager.  Nelson, March 10th,  1S99.  IX   Till!  ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE.    ,  Sl/l'KKMK   COUKT   OF   BKITISH   COI-UJin.A ��� IN  J'_.OHATI_.  Prompt and regular  delivery to tho trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  Strachan Bros.  PLUMBERS, Etc.  Opera House BlocK, Nelson  STEINWAY  The  Standard  Of the World.  Piano  NORDHEIMER  The Artistic Piano of  Canada.  ABT AND MUSIC GO., Kelson, Agents.  Tlio undersigned will sell the following real estate  and personal property at a bargain:  Nine-room house and tea lots set out in orchard  Four-roori_ cottage and Ave lots.  Two lots and improvements.  "Fifty-two head, of cows.  Fifty mills cows.  Two horses.  Wagons, sleighs,  harness, and everything in  connection with Hurry's milk ranch.  -w~_a.:r*jd BEOS.  REAL ESTATE AGENTS, West Baker St., Nolson  EXPRESS and DRAYING  Bus meets all trains and boats.  Special attention given the transfer of baggage. Office and stables  on Vernon street, opposite The  Tribune office.    Telephone No*|i35��  G. W. West & Go.  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  In the matter of the estate nnd eflccts of Charles Van  Nous, deceased, intehtate.  Notiec is hereby given that an orderof this honourable  eourt dated tho2..h day of February. A. I). IS!)!), Alfred  John Marks and Decatur Downing have been appointed  administrators of the per onal estate aud effects of the  said deceased, who died on or about the 12th day of January, A. D. 1S9...  All. persons having, claims against the said deceased"  ar<S retfuired On or bofprfe thd Jirst day of Ajfi-il," A", "p.,  lS9!),'to"_reiid full' particulars of such claims; diily vcriiled  by statutory dbclaration, to Alfred John Marks,! Of Net  Son.'B. 0., with tlieir christian and SurnluneSi addresses  and do-criptions aiid the, value of-the securities, if ahy,_:  'hold-byJtKd.i*'.-���:���~=^~��~^^~r ���: ~"~���  ; And further take notice that after such last mentioned  'date, tlie said^administrators will proceed to adiniiiistci'  the said estate and distribute tho proceeds 'thereof  amoiigat the parties entitled" thereto; having regard duly  to the; claims of which they shall tlioii, have notice and  AGENTS FOlt  The Imperial Oil Co.   Standard Oil Co. ���  Washington Brick ar-jd Lirr)e Co.  The H. W. !V|cNiell Co., Ltd., Canadian Antf-jra-  cite Coal (Hard)  Dealers in.  STOVE WOOD  VUV  Having purchased the express and draying  business of J. W. Cowan, we aro prepared  to do all kinds of work in this lino, and solicit the patronage of tho people of Nelson.  Orders loft at D. McArthur &'.Co's store,'  northwest comer Baker and Ward streets,  . will receivo prompt attention.   Telephone 85  Trunks and valises delivered to any part of  the city.  All kinds of draying  done  at  reasonable  rates.    Moving furniture a specialty.  Stand at corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  GOMER DAVIS & Co,  W. A- C0STELL0, PROPRIETOR  Applieation for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I will, thirty days from the  dato of this notice, apply to tho government agent at  Nolson for a license to soil liquor at retail at my hotel at  Five-Mile Point, to be known as the Castle Hotel,'in  West Kootenay district, British Columbia.  ..  Dated March 11th, 1899. ��� . .        H. A. HEYWOOP,  EI_I_lOT & -_ENNIE.  Solicitors for the Administrator!..  Patod this 28th dny of ^hruary; A. D. 1809,,   b  Notice   of Applieation   for  Certifieate   of  improvements.  HERMN 1.3251 O. 1, KUKKISA Ii3255 O.' I, O. V. O. .������KACTIO.f  Ii V'iSi .1. 1, IlI.rrAN'NIA J.XiBXfi. 1, t-i./vNl.jj; 18106. i, MAO  WlAt-'ldN I. ffiofi C!. 1, J.l.iNl.__AI. CLAIMS, SITUATK .IN,  TJIK NKI,SON MINING _>_\'IS!0>t OV WE.ll KOOTKNAY  DISTIUCT, AND ..OCATED ON  TOAD MOUNTAIN, ADJOIN  1NO tiiKiiAi.r..MiS*i'i-i.  Take notice tliat I, Jolni Hirsclva-s agent for the Hall  Miiios Company, -.united, free minor's ccrtiHcalO No.  255Ja, intend, Hist}" days from the date hereof, to apply  to the mining recorder for a certilicato of improvements,  for the purpose of Obtaining ftcrOwii grant ot the iibovo  claims.1 Aiid further take notice that 'action; under Soc-  tion"37,"-;must bO comiuCnecd before tlio issuaiieo of such  'ccrtiflcato of improvements. JOHN HIRSCII.  Dated this 2(itli day of November, 1898. .Jari 25]  Notice   of  Application   for  Certificate  of  Improvements.  YELLOWSTONE MINEHAL CLAIM, SITUATE IN THE NELSON  MININO DIVISION OF WKST K&OTJ-NAY DISTKICT, AND  LOCATED SIX MILES EAST OK SALMON BIVER, ON FOKKS  OV WOLF AND SI.F.EP CHEEKS.  Take notice that I. J. M. H. F.iirbairn, acting as agent  for Hugh M. Billings, free miner's certificate No. 21,789a,  and Thomas Bonnet, frCe miner's Certificate No. 2154a,  intend* sixty days from the datehereof, to apply to the  mining recorder for a certificate of improvements, for  tlie purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above  cluim. Aiid further take notice that action, under section 37, must be coiiinencod before the issuance of such  certificate of improvements.      J. M. It. i'AlRBAIRN,  Dated this 28th day of February, 1899.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given 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) days after the publication of this notice, to apply for a retail liquor saloon licenso for tlie premises  known as the corner store of the Odd Fellows building,  on lot number one (1) in block (12), being situated on tho  southeast corner of Baker and Kootenay streets in tlie  West ward of the said City of Nelson.  AUSTIN H. CLEMENTS.  Dated this 15th day of March, A.D. 1S99.  Application for Liquor Lieense.  Notice is hereby givori tliat wo will, thirty days from  fche date of thN notice, apply to the government agont at  Nelson for a license to sell liquor at retail at our hotel,  known as tho Majestic Hotel, situate on the government  trail betweon Kagle and Forty-nine creeks, in West  Kootenay district, British Columbia,  JOHN MILES,  - Dated M-_rch Ut, 1899: B. BARRETT. THE  TEI13UNE:  NELSON, B. 0., THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1899  AHKOF BONTBKAL  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STUATTICONA AND   JIT. ROYAL, President  lion. GEO. A. DRUMMOND Viee-Prcsidont  K   S. CLOUSTON General Manager  ^.TEXiSO-tsr B-R.-A.-csro-Ea:  N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON       I1KAN0HK8 IN       LONDON  (England),   NEW YORK,   OHIOAGO  and in tho principal cities in Canada.  Huy and soil Sterling Exchange and Cablo Transfers  OKANT COMMKItOIAI- AND TltAVKLI.KKS' OKKDITS.  available in any part of tho world.  DRAFTS ISRUKD    CO ..MOTIONS MADE; KTO.  Are  now  prepared  to issue  Drafts and Letters of Credit on  Dawson City, Yukon District.  _ ���  pelled. Work on the Liverpool and Manchester rond will bepiu within a few.  months. The first line ofthe kind built  by Mr. Behr near Brussels, Belgium, has  been in operation several months.  THE   DRILLERS   AT   WORK.  IMPERIAL BANK  OF CANADA  Capital, Paid Up  Reserve     -    -  $2,000,000  1,200,000  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OV INTEREST PAID  'LUNGERS"   IN   COLORADO.  A Former   Consumptive of   Brooklyn  Tells  of His Restoration to Health.  There has been an increasing tendency  recently ou the part of consumptives to  seek drier and less variable climates as a  last resort before giving up hope. There  have been enough authenticated instances  of consumptives getting well, apparently  in the face of every indication that their  cases were hopeless, to inspire hope in the  breasts of other sufferers from the disease. Last week a young man belonging  to a Brooklyn family, who was a consumptive before he went away, returned  from Denver, Colorado, sound and well to  the surprise and gratification of his  friends. His recovery was a surprise to  himself and his friends.  "I found a great many consumptives in  Denver." he said in telling of his experiences, "and they were, known there by  the name of 'lungers.',. Wheu a fresh consignment of consumptive people came  into the city, residents looked at them  with a sort of contemptuous pity and remarked that another lot of 'lungers' had  arrived. I was asked almost as soon as I  came to Denver by a man in- the hotel I  stopped at, who, like me, went 1 o Colorado in the endeavor to get cured of consumption,if 'I was a lunger too.' When  he explained what a 'luuger' meant I ad-  anittedXhat,L���was?0ue,fc��^"-/.>..>Vir'rv�� *��"���"�� ^'^  'y^a}eibrM\left"^  ^any��dQQtoi>>yhoj\yquldSundertake>tq r.give^  '��� .- rhfe ."ah.yihOpe" ;of:'u-e��cttvery.^.;T.\vo.*qf Hhp\  Hibeslb^pli^  ���arj_ijmn"'g!m^���c^  j-coSgu'ni'p'ti b$Tdfid '"��I& '^^^'y^W^^^h'  ' vcb u i-aeres .iiie^Bii t SLs, s&wCdhip %hey.lwJere;hot  isaiygMluesj-^.i.^'i".". ��� ��.yy:yy%. "..V'^iJ^f: ��- <" V "���*  .���>���t,.^I%6^)ti.QladeJ!anu���^'bei''Q-i;;acqual������qLta.n^ce^s  ^i_i"��e._!TOr^__o;%er^M^  BUrips;",Cauipiug,ouMyas>.-i"Uavorite;B���way^  /slfegingi'in^tents in^theapuEe;^airBqr.;tthat"  ��-.wpn��}-;ijKiCc1in_^  o  ��   in,.''11    ."   nH   "k'l'f Wn�� X��n    TWrtrSKV[*  "n,H  foP    &D��   ,"   -."eft   t "  "^J.** ,. "n '-fl  "���n.ghKfcl..-^  0ni!a/auQSt'-%un\i��uM,",\f,a*^>fpnir lik$ iipfe of  VyearVwMnV^e��i\yere ctfmpirfg/out. - Hiybp-  I"���cam���e;��yery���*coJdi*a,nd *thfer& w&��Va?i*awi feeh >  Vfell, whjch Ghanged,��:ihjdd sjppvv, \6r r._.t.l_*0_<  "sleet, *and�� I:\yas misdr|ibl6��.iifi fhe" tent.  iGusts-of 'wind Klejy the mix-tiirfe" of: snow  i.aSf3^i,:ii|inj��,?a,lI��a'b^ttt in:e"as:��:L14y .on ainat-  |':*tr;ess;,��annd iiotipihly \yds"tlie"!iha^tres's -wet,  . biit' I felt the.r._tin trickling do wh riiy neck  %s my; head lay" on the piljow.  / *"I fjlaoughtVtliatj would be surely the  ideath ofvuie, and ill the belief that there  fy^asi no hope for me, I lay down again in  |:in about six hours and believed I was  I done for.. Igofc up iri a listless, despairing  Iway ahd began mechanically to kindle a  [fife outside to cook some breakfast, the  rsky being cletir by that time. To my  pstohishiiient I not Only felt all right but  lactually hungry, instead of being in a  [high fever, as I expected. I felt much  [better ihan before I lay down. J hardly  [dared tp belifeve it at first; but I continued  Ito camp out and felt stronger and better  fevery day, and here I am now a well man.  "I should say th.it people I knew in  jColorado who to all appearance were not  las far gone iri cohs-umptipu as I have died  Ifhere, but it ist a fact that I recovered.  ISoine people will tell you that a hopeful  lu-iud goes ft long way towards eJTectiug a  Iciire, but I citnnot ascribe my cure to this,  is I had little hope Of ever getting better  land I went to Denver more as a duty in  .rder* that I might knOw that I tried every  lf.os-.ible means to get well."  New Single Rail Railroad.  An English inventor has built a railroad on which trains run regularly at the  rate of 100 miles an hour, and frequently  jattain a speed of from two to three miles  minute. And it i*** a practical achieve-  Sment, with full-sized cars capable of  [carrying 100 passengers each, so practical,  [indeed, that F. B. Behr, the inventor, has  jjust formed a syndicate for constructing  line on his new system between Liver-  JpooL and Manchester. He calls it the  'Lightning Express Railway." It will  Imake the distance of about thirty miles  lin twenty minutes, including stops. Between stations the cars will frequently  ifctain a speed of two miles a minute.  Che trains run on a single rail set several  Ifeet above ground ou trestle work, and  :he motive power is furnished by electricity.. The cars somewhat resemble a  Ibig oblong bun, turned upside down, with  (wheels set thick along the part that answers for the bun crease, and hedged  .jout with guide wheels, so that it can-  iot jump the track along which it is pro-  A Chorus That Was Started at the Sound  of a Neighborhood Whistle.  The power drill is the thing nowadays  wherever rock in any considerable quantity is to be removed, but the hand drill  is still used where the rock is scattering  and there not so very much of it. In  drilling rock found in open trenches in  the street, there might be seen, even now,  in the day of the power drill, forty or  fifty men, hand drillers, scattered along in  a block ; a dozen or fifteen men holding as  many drills, and twice that number striking, two men On a drill.  The quick, sharp, vigorous pounding of  the steam drill, standing up firmly on its  slender steel legs, with every evidence of  power about it, and working away faster  than one can  count,  is always stirring.  One likes to stand and watch a steam drill,  but the   musical  note of steel on steel,  when the hammer strikes the drill, still  remains as.musical as ever, and one likes  to see   the hand drillers work,  too; the  man holding the drill sitting ona box,  perhaps, in the ti'euch and lifting the drill  slightly, and lifting it. a little after each  stroke, to give the point new rock to cup,  while the men strike on and on alternately   with   unfailing   regularity.     There's  little variation in the notes they sound  on the drills scattered along the trench,  but there's music in them all; its a chorus  that one likes to hear; it  was heard the  other morning from its vei'y opening note.  It was scant seven o'clock, but the men  were all in tlie trench and one or two drill  holders had already set the point of their  drills  upon   the rock  and were holding  them  ready.   Here and there along the  line was a man who had already grasped  his   hammer,   holding   it  by the handle  lwith,".the.head"restingr*upon"the":gruoun��d".  ^h^loreni^  4idwfylaib]n^yhe]ki"dey&dF  ,",>!r$ie4��^  "end" fdi*:tn6^1ine,'?in"^  ri��V"...,*&'$'    .r :$i>    ,*v.% Vv^s ^ i.,J��'- n "'.   ., r_.��w?ri -vLi^^_,uJv   .  sturdyS man. of, cheerful* mien ".with.^his-  5hammer;"rais���eJdraud.at.the,,first���sorund;not  ^Ip.wra^��tpr:seven-rgpwn'jLbicamneiupqnj'(.heu  id r ii jdhead' :w.Cth^aVriifgi hg��= blaw|la"ndsas��lii*s  ��:hamme&sprung 'Upward- ln.rebpundVlown  J$%-& -iv.-^rn~i:3��vAi.u"X,*.,v^;,._.��*lhkt?a-*4����� it.  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  D.  R. WILKIE, General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  A general banking business transacted.  Savings bank department.  Deposits of ?1 and upwards received nnd interest  allowed.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  one of the ushers who finds the seats indicated.  The members of the audience smoke as  many cigars and cigarettes during the  performance as they choose. Although  the place is fairly well ventilated at the  sides the atmosphere sometimes gives a  hazy look to the stage, which is the regulation small theatre stage fitted with curtains which do not roll up, but are simply  gathered and whisked above by theropes,  which run puckering string fashion.  Directly in the centre of the stage at the  front is the prompter's cage. The prompter stands three-quarters beneath the  stage, libretto in hand, and the actors depend on him to get through their lines.  He reads every line of the dialogue, indicating the man who is to say it with his  finger, and keeping a neck ahead of him  all the time. To ah occupant of a front  seat the performance is made highly  absurd.        .   ..   .  .   "-  Mr. Sifton's Peculiar Statesmanship.  While no person can help admiring Mr.  Sifton's saltatorial accomplishments, aud  admitting that he can out-dance any other  member of the cabinet, both in nimble-  ness of foot, gracefulness of demeanor  and variety of steps, we are not sure that  his other versatile attainments are worthy of the same high appreciation. His  methods of  conducting his  department  Seeds  swiqgrsvving/ sjyjng-siyitfjg"; b^itither^��had:  '"tfofr,cpm,eB^  fiji'e.Va* striker" ��ui_ijvthe5liheea^iittl&��t_jiii-k?  f���hisincu*iHf ,dhius.?pbai\tner.^  theii!: theMi^amef4ii=-an  .there*  and'..���jeyeryvKh^ere;,. .swuig-swingj,  :&wUifg-��;\vin^,nJ\*��bg.-^  pair after, pair of najinmers,; in Single pairs."  arid buhchecl tdgMt'lier; "ancl iii hdli*a miu:  ute theyj Wei;e ^t;i.t,%ringi;u"g;ih,vfulirehorus8;v  allialon^th^in^;;^,^,^;^ .:  ".   ���" / .   " :  " THEATIlESf AT" -SilNILL*2i."     ��� "  G-ABDEN  FIELD and  FLOWER SEEDS  are confessedly crude and expensive to  the country, and his idea of the distribution of patronage scarcely appeals to one's  ���sense ot' right or justice.   However, the  young gentleman is sometimes not without a little diplomacy and shrewdness. In  fact, the recent appointment of R. C. Miller ol Pembroke, Ontario, to a mining inspectorship in the Yukon incidentally displays considerable tact and discretion on  his part.   Mr. Miller is, or was, the editor  of the Pembroke Observer, and it scarcely  need be mentioned that the Observer is a  staunch Liberal organ.   He went to the  Klondyke last year in search of gold, but  apparently found more scandal and corruption than wealth in that remote region.  At any rate he wrote back his experiences  to his paper, and they were of that terrible   nature   to  arouse   all   his surplus  indignation and wrath. He was, he wrote,  compelled to listen all summer to the most  violent railings at the government and its  officials, who were charged with outrageous corruption, and after reaching Dawson  was forced to acknowledge the truth of  the accusations.   He had no hesitation in  declaring in his paper that if the government "did  not take strong and speedy  steps to end the orgie that is in progress  here they will not only have become partners in the dirt themselves, but shall have  permitted the continuance of a system  which must result in very great financial  and moral injury to the Dominion," and  Mr. Miller added:  "That the mining laws are being set  aside" on a colossal scale is beyond all question, and the bare-faced bribery is the  rule of the day is equally certain."  This is a pretty strong arraignment of  Mr. Sifton and his officials by a political  friend���an arraignment that was, by the  way, pooh-poohed by Mr. Sifton. and the  government organs. But it exhibited  signs of beingjuo more than the perenrsbr  of even more forcibly martialled facts.  The, minister of the interior, however,  was equal to the occasion. He discreetly  shut off further revelations of official misdoing by appeasing the righteous and  indignant wrath of the accusing editor  with a good fat office. It was Mr. Sifton's  improved mode of stifling criticism and  disarming hostilility to himself. He has  precedent for it; he worked it himself recently in Winnipeg with success, when  there was an uprising against him. With  this practice, the young Napoleon can  now glide into the affections of recalcitrant supporters with the same ease and  efficacy that ever attended sir Wilfrid's  sunny ways. But its pretty expensive to  the country,   Poor Old Toronto.  The Mail and Empire says of Toronto :  "This city seems to have no friends in  power, either in the Dominion or the province." Toronto is in a good condition  for annexation to the United States.  P. Burns c�� Co.  WHOLESALE   ANO   RETAIL  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at fle/son, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  RETAIL  STORES AT  Nelson,  Trail, Ymir, Kaslo, New Denver,  Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  City,  Grand Forks,  Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  ORDERS BY MAIL  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson   E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY M__IL RKCK1VK CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  $5500  In bulk and packages.  ��,v-f*. g.Vu."%y ��"":*fvv%">"*:f"*si:��  ^WeiijS.ell^afi^ea.ste.rn;"  .  t.e��-pFicj3s.vr: X"*.'.  lea  TheTremoiit Hotel  IK1AL0J.E & fREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  .  ..������_, ."Corner. BakorT&ndVS^^  Jokes THat the _&meripaiis Co" Not. XJnder-.  stana and" Music That They* Enjoy."  ^jieafciacals in Manilla are not 'ip a very  sefcfcled statevfet, owing probably to the  uncertainty tliat still Seetns to exist as to  wbetlier tlie poptilatiop is to consiitpX  ^nSrei'j'citnTOTVFilj piiios or Spani-irds or alll  three. AltliQugh there is an excellent  opporbiiuiby for an Atheripan vaudeville  company to win soldiers' hearts, all  Organizations have fought shy Of the city  up to date.  Outside of one or two purely Tagalo  theatres, the only steady place of amusement is the OircO Filipino, which is occiv  pied part of the time by a company Of  Filipino acrobats aud pjirt of the time by  a stock coiup-iriy Of Spanish operetta  singers. During the la-5t few weeks there  has been quite a run on s-arzuela, Or Spanish comic opera. The company is c'ojii-  posed Of Spanish singers who drifted in  from Spain when the Philippine archipelago was a colony of their nation. The productions are not ac all extravagantly got  up, but the dialogue seems to please an  audience of two or three hundred Spanish  residents each night and the singing and  dancing are enjoyed by Spaniards, Americans and Filipinos alike; The place is  advertised to open at 8:30 every night and  the bill generally is composed of three  one-act operettas. There is a change of  bill nightlyand acontinuous performance.  The latter feature is made possible at  present by (he assistance of a glee elub  composed of fifty Spanish soldiers, who  occupy the stage between acts and sing;  .songs of their native land. To the American this is oue of the big features of the  entertainment. No accompaniment is  used, the men all relying on the pitch  given by the leader at the start and his  baton movement throughout the selection.  The Circo Filipino on the outside appears to be a jumble of sheds with corrugated iron roofs>, but within there is a  fair-sized auditorium with a cemeut floor.  The butacus or orchestra seats are wide  mahogany arm chairs with cane bottoms,  and arranged with an aisle down the  centre. At the sides are a couple of rows  of chairs extending the length of the  place, and directly above these are the  balconies where the box parties sit.  Seat checks are procured at the little window outside the door, and presented to  Wilit. DO WELL TO  Mlf TK11R UWBER  AT  G. 0. BUCHAJJAN'S  A lnrgc stock OC flrst-cla^ dry material on hand; also  is. full lin6 of sash, door.*f, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:   Fpot of Jlendiyx street, Nelson   -  Vienna Restaurant  Baker t*troet, between _fosoj.lrinc and  Hall streets; -Selson.  Will buy 24 horses, 12 wagons, 2 wagonettes, 1 buggy, lO sets sleighs, arid a  complete outfit of harness, saddles, blankets, etc.,  and a going business of $30,000 a year.   Terms.  Will  buy two lots and  improvements  on north side of Vernon street, between  Ward and Josephine streets.   Terms.  Will buy 30 by 120 feet on the south  side of Baker street, between Stanley  and Kootenay streets.   Cash.  Will buy 50 by 120 feet on the north-  p east corner of Baker and Josephine  streets.   Cash. JOHN HOUSTON,  -. . P. O. Box 587. - Vernon Street, Nelson  James McPhee I electriclan  Will contract to supply and install any lynd of electrical machinery  $3500  $4500  $10,000  .THE "BEST "BRAN-3& OB  ALWk Y S, ON. HAiVp1  One op ifte Jajest and mos| pop-  tilaLi* hotels; in Nelson.  .BAKER STREET, 'NELSON.  Heelted With Hot Air and  Lighted by-Electricity  Large Comfortable  bedroom", nnd   flrst-pla&s dining  room.   Samplg rooms for colmuerciul .'.en.  EAXBS  $2   -F-Em   ID-A.*y  Will wire buildings for" electric-lighting, electric bcllf-*,  electric burglar al.iims, elcctnc niinuiiciutori*.  Will contract to in_tf.ir.iro alarm hThtems in towns nn  cities,   -.'uirbloek ol -wiic and n>Lures on lmnd.  W-ilTE F0J{ PRICES.   Office.and Storeroom:   Josephine Street, f.eison.  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ltd.  HEAD OFFICE,   LONDON,  ENGLAND.  Al! communications relating to British  Columbia business to be addressed  to P.O. Drawer   605,-Nelson,-British-Columbia '-  RODERICK ROBERTSON, General Manager  S FOWLER, E.M., Mining Engineer  { NELSON, B.C.  MEALS AT A.-L HOURS, DAY OR NIC.JIT  BAKERY* IN CONNECTION  JfAlUII-Y AND PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  * ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  R. HURRY, Prop.  BON TON RESTAUBMT.  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.  ATLANTIC   STEAMSHIP   TICKETS.  To and from European points via Canadian and American lines. Apply for sailing dates, rates tickets, and  full infonna-ion to any Canadian Pacific railway agent or  C. P. R. City ARont, Nolson.  WILLIAM 8TITT, General 3. 8. Agent, Winnipeg.  Mrs. E.  C.   CLARKE, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary,  r|. D. tjUME, Manager.  Tho finest hotel in the interior.  Large sample rooms.   Steam heat and electric light.  CORNER PIT WARD AND VKRXON STS., NKLSOX  Large and well lighted Heated by hot air  Reasonable rates -       " Sample rooms  Electric bells and light in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout.  HOTEL  VICTORIA  J. "V". PERKS, Proprietor  Free bus meets all trains Roi/ole-rnlfA   R   R  Hourly street car to station    .*   nByBlblUHC;  ����� U-  The Tribune will buy Old Rags  Situate on the Crow's  ber of an/ description  district of Kootenay.  Nest Railway? is  in any quantity  prepare'd to deliver lurri-  at any place within the  Tenders  GOAT RIVER  LUMBER  COMPANY,  G. A.* BIGELOW, Manager  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, NdsoL  Florence park hotel | Madden House  Two and a half miles up the Outlet from Nelson.  CDPflTATrniPO.     sPrin�� Chickens, Fresh Cream,  OrjCiUiAJul lHiO.     Pure Milk, Fresh-Uid Eggs.  All of which, aro from the ranch .belonging, to the hotel  A plui-sniit place to.spend afternoons, evenings and  enjoy 'delicacies that cannot be obtained in hotels or  restaurant.'* at Nelson. Good sUibling. Open day and  night.   Can be reached by either road or water.  WILLIAM ROBERTS, Proprietor.  BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained under ono  management since 1890.  The bed-rooms  arc wbll 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. I?.'  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., THURSDAY  MARCH -23,  1899.  ti -  I-  Druggists' Sundries  See that your  prescriptions are  filled by us.  TXTE carry the most complete line  of drug sundries in Kootenay  and the quality of our goods is the  best that money can buy. Our prices  are no higher than our competitors  charge for inferior goods.  We use none but the best finality of drugs and chemicals  Special attention given to tlieir compounding  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON  Be Well Dressed  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. Roelof's and Carter's for spring and summer wear.  James A. Gi  P. 0. Store, Baker Street, Nelson.   Branch Store at Ymir.  GREAT GASH SALE  Jewelery, Watches, Clocks,  Silverware, Pianos;.  Sewing Machines, Bicycles.  EVERYTHING GOES  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  West Kootenay Briek & lime Co.  (X-_C_IVEia?_____D)  CAPITAL $50,000, DIVIDED INTO 50,000 SHARES OF $1 EACH  DIBECTOBg  W. W.  BEER, Esq., Nelson, B.C. W.   H.   DOWSING* Esq., Nelson,  B.C.  W. A. MACDONALD, Q.C., Nelson, B.C.   II. G.   NEELANDS, Esq., Nelson, B.C.  T. G. PROCTER, Esq.,  Nelson, BiG.  B^l.3ST_KIE1I?,S  the bank op british columbia, nelson, b.c.  SOLIOITQES O.F-FZCGE      " '��  s"_viKS��HSi SlAdpotfALI)' & UUOUCHAM.Nclson, 1..C.      PROCTER'S BUlliDING, linker St.,  Nelson, B.C.  i&ijuebf o000 (10 per cent guaranteed) preference shares alid 7500 ordinary sllares  oi $1 eacH. payable as follows: twenty-five cents on application, twenty-live cents cin  ^llotraVent, and the balance wne-i called for. No call to be made until three months  after __2ridFebrtiary, ISm.  Tlie subscription list for this issue will open at 10 a.m. oh Monday, March 13th,  and cjose at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 31st, 1899.  Applications for shares, accompanied with the amount payable on application-.  sholild.be made to the bankers 5f the company (wbere prospectuseltaiid foriij-i*of application can be obtained) 6r at'the Office of tne company.  Copies of the memorandum and articles ot association of the company may be ih-  speicted at the office of tho company's solicitors.  and AWIMIMEACTOBY  ALL  KINDS  OF  Canvas Goods, Tents, Awnings,  and Fancy Striped Curtails for  Verandahs and Windows  THEO. MADSON fKss��f.oK  PROPRIETOR       Baker St. opposite postoffice, Nolson  THE BB1CKIM & KEHIELM CO., Ltd.  ^V7**H:OX-_E3S^-__XiE!   _-3_._CSTI->   EETAIL  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  An Orange lodge will be organized in  Rossland tonight. A number of Nelson  Orangemen left this morning via the Nelson & Fort Sheppard to assist in the opening ceremonies. The new lodge starts out  with a charter membership of over fifty.  MINING   RECORDS.  AINSWOKTU     MINING      DIVISION���HECORD      OKKICE    AT  ;KA8L0.  Wednesday, March 22.���Transfers���An undivided halt  interest in tho Kniden, Vermont, St. Albans, and a third  interest in the Black, all situate on the upper. Duncan  river; Frank R. Townsond to .lames Chislett, both of  Kaslo; consideration ��1. An undivided third interest in  the White Cloud and Rainy Day, both situate on tho  upper Duncan river; Henry Pillkahn to James Chislett;  consideration $1.  Assessments���On the I C, situate near Ainsworth; on  affidavit of Hodoriek McLeod. On the Monarch, situate  near Ainsworth ; on affidavit of D. F. Strobach for owners. On the Franklin, situate on Ka_lo creek; survey in  lieu of work ; by A. MeC. Banting. On the Humboldt,  situate on Kaslo creek ; survey of Franklin recorded as  assessment; by A. McC. Banting.  .<- BUSINESS   MENTION.  per  c^r-  W. F. Collins, the manufacturer of the  ior i\eison lor ui. onyxi.e preparauuii.   _.. is Kuurun.  to sharpen the dullest razor, and give perfect satisfact  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS..  AH. HOLDICH���Analytical Chemist and Aooayer.  .     Victoria street, Nelson.  T C. GWILLIM, B.A.Sc. & W. S. JOHNSON, B.A.SC.  **��� ���Mining Engineers and Analytical Chemists,  Slocan City, B. C.  LODGE   MEETINGS. -  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M. Meotfl  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS���Nelson Lodge, No, 25,  Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. F. Hall, corner  Baker and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  8 o'clock. All visiting Knights are cordially invited to  attend. ���  C. French, C. C.       ���.;. George Ross, K. of R. & S.  REWARD. .  LOST���On Monday afternoon, the 20th instant, a liver  colored Irish spaniel bitch, with .white throat; and  had on brown collar. Reward will be paid for her return to W. A. Ward, Vernon street, Nelson.  . '       FOR   SALE. '.��� ���'    :   : ���  HOUSEHOLD GOODS���Must be sold at once.   Bargains.   Apply first house west of St. Paul's church,  Victoria street, Nelson.  CHEAP���Ten-stamp mill, with concentrators complete;  Kood condition.   Address, Mill, Tribune office. Nelson, li. C.  TO   LET.  FROM or about April 1st., an eight-room house; fnr-  nished, bath room, electric light, piano, workshop  and large garden. Corner of Falls and Hoover streets.  Apply B. P. Whalley, Nelson, B. C.  The IVjanhattan  IS THE ONLY HOUSE IN TOWN  WHERE YOU" CAN BUY  Pabst Blue gibbon Beer  ;���'���'���;   -25 CENTS PER BOTTLE     V  Contractors  and Others  Who use picks, shovels, etc.,  should not fail to look at our line  of goods, which for- qualities and  material cannot be beat.  Vancouver Hardware Co., I/l  Importers of Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  MARA & BARNARD BLOCK, BAKER ST., NELSON  Eastep is almost  Tlie ladies of Nelson will all have  their new Spring bonnets and your  old suit..' will look shabby. Call  around and let us make you look  new in a new Spring Suit. A.full  line of spring and summer goods  just received.  H. M. Vincent, Merchant Tailor  RAKER ST. WEST, NELSON, B. C.  Young Men  It j ou want a nobby suit or a stylish pair  of pants for spring wear call at rooms 5 and  !) Clements block. I' will show you some  nice rloth and samples, and will send same  to your ofllce or room where your measure  can be taken. Will lit you as you were  never fitted before.  LADIES' TAILOR MADE SUITS  A SPECIALTY  Stevens, Tl|e Tailor  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORB  GARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  Giant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  Iron,  Steel,   Sheet  Iron, T-Bails  Paints, Oils, Glass  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner; Hall Street and City Wharf.  THE LAWRENCE HARDWARE GO.  Will   be found  in  their  new  premises on   Baker Street  with  a complete stock  of  HARDWARE  Shelf and  Heavy  Heavy  and Shelf  To Be Wall PrjBssed  :; ;   \ . a nice pair of shoes;   /  - "- , Is as.necessary''as. a  new suit of.clothes and  a/nice  haf  .   Our.stock  of spring and  summer footwear, is.'now complete *'-  r ALL SHAPES, ALL STYLES, ALL SIZES AND /^LL LASTS  Neelands' Shoe Emporium  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  You will find it to your advantage to consult us   I    Tii**smithing* arjd Plurr-bir-g a Specialty  Tii��� "   before-placing your, orders "*.. | Estimates Cheerfully Furnisl|ed  Hpwm  FOR PROVISIONS?  20 AND-28 WEST-BAKER STltEET, NKLSON  Price is bire thing, qjustlity  another; when you can  get the highest quality at  a fair price, .that' is where  you * Will be justified in  doing your business.  . We do* not .claim, to have, the largest..*store in .Nelson, but we  do claim' to ; carry aV stock of. goods which, for. quality and price  cannot  be   beaten. .-.,= '*'" .-'" "���"--      ' * -'*���"'-:  Our  coffees  and   teas   hardly need  an* advertisement.    Schilling's"  brands   of   coffee   and   farhous    Ram   Lai's   teas  !haye   become   the  favorite  family   beverages  in   Nelson. - ' l  "   ,  A   carload   of fine   Ashcroft   potatoes just  arrived.. "  THIS  Hive you seen them  If not you should come in and  have a look at them. They  are just the proper footwear  for this sort of weather. Do  away with rubbers and make  walking easy. ���,,    .  BAKBR STREET WEST, NELSON, B. C,  Complete lines in  __a_.3sr_D  Hudson's  SI^^'Y".    GrJR^__Ilsr.  Write for quotations on car lotn.  FEED,    ETC.  -NT-E3X-S035T,   B-'O.  Stores  0?EI---_iJ_E>*H:0_ISr__--   13  Golors Tarj ai]d Black  Aberdeen Blocl^  Largest lifediouse and Stomrdoms  Therefore it stands to reason that we can sell you goods for less  money than other dealers buy them for.  The celebrated.''Three Star" Flour is giving entire satisfaction.  FleischMan's Yeast.arriving every l;jtf6* days fresh from factory.  Headquarters for Teas*    We carry the best lines only.  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. 0.  DesBrisay & Go.  FOR   SALE  Two lots and house with fourteen rooms on Silica ���.  street, between Josephinoanrl Jlallstreet.*. Terms '  ��1500 cash, balance to be arranged ��?,500  Lot and house on Latimer street, near Josephine '  street.   Terms��500cash, balance on mortgage...  1,000  Lot and store oh Baker street. "Good location  8,000  Lot oh Baker street, near corner of Cedar street...     800  The Best on the Market  Just received a carload of the Lake 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.  The British Columbia Loan and Savings Company,  who give tho most reasonable terms to borrowers, allowing principal to be paid oil'at any time without charging  any bonus.  BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON I gamble & O'Reilly, Agts., Nelson  Family orders a specialty and free daily delivery  Mail and telephone ordors promptly attended to  Baker Street West, opposite Oddfellows' Block  JOHN A. IBYIM & CO.  SPECIAL ATTENTION  Havo just received a consignment of Karris home  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  FEED J. SQUIBE, Baker St. Nelson  The supply Is limitec., eo call early and examine this stock.  ��Sc|^^k;r.?i^i��-_sa.*��vt"i��s��

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