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 HAVE BEEN PREPARING TO FIGHT  THE   AMERICAN   TROOPS  t0v^oxaI Jjul  *Q?^  For  Months,   And   Are   Not  Avoid   Conflicts   That  Deem Inevitable.  Disposed  They  to  Chicago, March 28.���G. P.  Farrell, captain  and assistant   surgeon of  the First  California volunteers, is in Chicago.    His  regiment was  the first to reach Manila  last  Juno, and   the captain   was in   the  island   of Luzon   continuously   until the  * last   week of January, two months ago.  lie   had .unusual  opportunities to study  the   condition in   the island.-*, as he was  selected last October to make a tour of investigation   extending   from   Manila   to  Dagupin.    He  speaks  Spanish   fluently,  and for that reason was chosen  to carry  on   many negotiations   with Aguinaldo.  He has traversed the country where the  American troops are now fighting, and  speaking of the lbiality said:  "The railway line extends up the middle  of the valley along which our troops had  been advancing. The country in which  recent operations have taken place is very  flat and is simply a succession of rice  fields. Between this valley and theseais  a low range of hills and on the other haud  is the coast* range' of mountain?, perhaps  some 5000 or C000 feet high. The rice  fields are quite small and separated by  dykes so they can be flooded. It is excellent for defeusive operations. The natives  can use the dykes or trenches, retreating  from one'to auother, then in abandoning  a position they can flood the fields and  thus hinder the advance of our men. I  have not, seen it mentioned in the dispatches, I have no doubt many of these  fields have been fllooded.'  What do you believe will be the effect  of the present campaign ?  "There will be several pitched battle.-.,  then Aguinaldo's army will be dispersed ;  but the American army in the Philippines  will have to contend with guerilla warfare for several years to come. The natives will not submit, even if the main  body of the army is demolished and  scattered. Still 1 do not think the prospect is one that should be alarming or  distressing."  How did you happen to make the trip  through the islands ?"  "It was   found advisable to ascertain  what the   natives in   the interior were  doing and what seemed to be their attitude    towards    Americans.      American  officers   in  uniform   who   attempted  to  traverse   this   part  of the country had  been arrested and sent back, so I traveled  as a civilian.   That, was late in  October.  .As 1 am of English  birth,   I. allowed the  natives to believe that I was an Englishman ; in addition I spoke Spanish,  and  I  found   no' difficulty- in-, -getting 'aF>ng,'  although I was continually stopped .and  questioned.   At every town soldiers demanded of  me a  pass from Aguinaldo.  The fact that .his name "was mentioned  everywhere, and that he was regarded as  their leader, gave me some idea of his  influence in the island.   I went the entire  length  of,"the railway-from Manila  to  Dagupin, on the other- coast,  and everywhere found  the natives arming themselves and drillingconstantly.    The only  topic  of - conversation   was   the coming  'fight with the Americans.   They seemed  to regard it as inevitable and not disposed  to avoid it.    Even little boys were marching up and down the streets beiugdrillecl.  1 never saw more military enthusiasm in  aiiy country.     Of course the drilling was  very awkward and the discipline poor,  but the soldiers  were intensely earnest  and   enthusiastic   everywhere,   aud   the  fact that new arms were being shipped in  aud distributed showed some well-defined  policy  of   preparation   being   put   into  effect."  How   did   the   natives   get   these  improved arms?     ���        y .  -'T'hey were shipped in during last slim-  ;mer_,and_.autumu.==Ass_sobn=as^Aguiuardo=  established his government he began to  lew faxes on every yillageand demanded  tiubute from residents in and around  Manila, and a great deal of this money  \yas immediatelyexpended for arms and  ammunition. At Mailolos I saw maxims  and gatling guns. There are enough  Spanish   artillerymen amoug the  insui*  TUESDAY AFTERNOON,  MARCH   >8,   I8!)<).  A DRY SESSION OF THE COUNCIL  AND   NO   BUSINESS  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR:  WEEKLY,  them, so that for nearly twenty  hours they were drifting helplessly about  iu a heavy sea among crushing and grinding ice floes, and in momentary danger of  going to the bottom. They had a small  rowboat in tow. Two of the men started  for the Marblehead life-saving station.  They were finally forced ashore on Cedar  Point, after a terrible experience, and  were almost dead from cold and exhaustion. Subsequently the tug Silver  Spray sighted the three men in the sailboat, and after hard 'work managed to  reach them. The men were in a pitiable  condition, being almost frozen aud completely exhausted.   <  McArthtir Keeps Moving.  Manilla, March 2S.���McArthui'sdivision  advanced nearly two miles without encountering opposition this morning. Oq  approaching Balacan, a town of 25,000  people, he halted, preparatory to attacking it. The heat, which was intense, being ninety degrees on the coast and fully  100 degrees iii the interior, made the  Americans suffer a great deal. But in  spite of this, every mau was eager to proceed. A detachment of Filipino prisoners  was escorted iuto Manilla today. Their  appearance aroused great interest as they  marched from the railroad depot to prison.  The rebels have��unloaded about 500 men  from a train, half a mile in front of Mc-  Arthur's forces, with the object of reinforcing the Filipino garrisons atBalacan  and Guiguinto, on the other side of the  railroad leading to Malolos. The fact that  the railroad is in operation from here to  our front greatly facilitates the transportation of supplies to the troops. Before the break in the i*oad was repaired,  the transportation of supplies was very  uncertain.        Dominion Parliament.  Ottawa, March 28.���Davis of Saskatchewan, Roche of Marquette, McClure of  Colchester, aud Chauveau of Quebec continued the debate on the address in the  house of commons yesterday. They  added little that was new to the subject.  Colonel Prior will inquire how much  public money was expended on Montreal  and Victoria harbors in the last twenty-  eight years.  Mr. Bostock has given notice of a bill  which will make provision for all members*  of parliamenfrand senators getting passes  as a right, and not be received, as now, as  a favor. r   . '���,  The-amount received in royalties' from  the Yukon'up to the 31st of'January .was  $39,464.      r ���-.;-.  Air. Gillis will move a resolution in.the  house" of commons in favor of reducing  the present high duties on tobacco.  MAN MURDERED AT CRANBROOK  BY   AN   ITALIAN,  Who  so  Roads  Far  Has  Escaped Arrest���Wagon  Wanted���A Point Decided���Ice  on Slocan Lake, Etc.  W. H. Bullock-Webster, chief o! provincial   police,   received  a   telegram   this  forenoon  from F.  It.  Morris,  provincial  constable at Cranbrook, stating  that a  murder   had  been committed there last  night, and that an Italian, who had field  from the town, was suspected of having  committed the crime..    Mr. Webster at  once wired instructions to have all  possible precautions taken   to  prevent the  escape    of    the    murderer,    and    -this  afternoon received another telegram stating  that constable   Barns and constable  Morris are working on the case at Cranbrook,    and    that  an   officer has   been  engaged    at    Creston    to    watch    the  trail     leading     to     Port    Hill.      The  Italian      is      described     as      a     man  of  about   five    feet,    eight    inches    in:  height, 25 years of age, dark complexion,  with  stubby  beard  of  about  a week's  growth.   No further information  as   to  the name of the murderer or his victim or  the circumstances of the crime could be  learned from the police.  '   LATER.  Cranbrook, March 28.���[Special to The  Tribune."]���Terrence Ryan, whose home  was in Montreal, was murdered here last  night. It is supposed that the crime was  committed by an Italian, who mistook the  murdered man for another with whom he  had a row. A few days ago a jockey of  rather questionable character, who had  been ordered out of town, returned and  last night had a street fight with  several Italians. The theory of the police  is that the Italians laid in wait for the  jockey, and mistaking Ryan for their man  killed him. No arrests have been made,  but the police are taking steps to prevent  the escape of all who are suspected of  having a hand in the crime.  A PLAN FOR THE BETTERMENT  OF   MINING.   AND   SMELTING  By J.  J. Campbell, of the Hall Mines, Limited, Will be Considered by the  Board of Trade Tonight.  gents to handle these guns in an effective  thauuei**. It was evident that the natives  had competent engineers with them, for  their trenches were being well eoustmcted  arjd arranged, sjq thkt soldiers can retreat  from oirieI tq another without putting  themselves in range. For a, time I met  Aguiualdotwo Ot' three times daily, fie  impressed me as a very shre.vd l"e.vd_.i\  He was exceedingly suspicious of Americans, and I found the. greatest difficulty  in getting any information out of him.  At eyery interview lie had one of his native officers with him."  Fanner Commits Suicide.  Ottawa, March 2S.���John Jowsey, a  wealthy farmer resident in Eardley township, about seven miles above Aylmer,  committed suicide yesterday morning  about three o'clock, by placing the muzzle  of a rifle in his mouth and pulling the  trigger. The bullet entered the roof  of the man's month, and passing through  his head stuck in the ceiling. Jowsey had  been sickly for the past two years and of  late had become despondent. He was at  one time a captain in the 13rd battallion  of this city and was fifty-four years of  age. He leaves a wife and ten children.  The deceased was well known in the Ottawa valley. ____   Thrilling Experience on.Lake Erie.  Sandusky, Ohio, March 2S.���Five fishermen of this city���H. C. Payson and his  three sons and Louis Roberts���have  reached their homes here after a most  thrilling experience on lake Erie. They  went out in a small sailboat to lift their  nets and were caught iu a terrific storm,  which carried away the spar of the  boat   aud   drove   the   ice   down   upon  Martin and Sifton May Meet. .  Winnipeg, March 28.-VThere is no telling but that Hour Joseph Martin and Hon.  Clifford Sifton may meet on the political  platform in Winnipeg. It is settled beyond doubt that the"Ottawa "machine"  nominee will not be tolerated by-Winnipeg Liberals, independent of government  offices and favors. They will nominate a  straight independent Liberal candidate,  and Martin of British Columbia, as representing the best elements of Liberalism in  the west, will be expected to takea haud.  On the other hand Sifton's friends expect  that he will come west to champion the  "machine" candidate, if one is placed in  the field.           The Irrepressible Conflict.  Birmingham-, Alabama, March 2��.���Negro miners iiiade an attack on_ tfhe.-camp.  of whites at Dolt-jite* about twelve miles  from here, shortly after midnights The  white men returned the.fire, aud Several  of the negroes were slightly wounded.  Sixteen of the ringleader., are in-the  hands of the officers. Reinforcements:  have been sent to the: deputy sheriffs,  who are trying to preserve order. Sheriff  O'Brien has just left with another strong  posse," Negro soldiers i'ecently mustered  put are inciting the blacks. A strong cordon of deputies is patrolling the camps;.  Benchers Are All Q. C's.  Victoria, March 28.���[Special to the Tribune.]���All the benchers of the Law  Society are Q. G.'z, the result of the voting  announced yesterday showing the following to have been elected : Chsti'tes Wilson  of Vancouver, IS. P. Davis of  Vancouver, L. G. McPhilips of Vancouver, E. V. Bodwell of Victoria,  II. D. Helmcken of Victoria, C, B. Pooley  of Victoria, G. E: Corbould of New Westminster, D. M. Eberts of Victoria, and A,  H. Macueill of Rossland.  Want a Wagon Road.  .    G. O. Buchanan, president of the Kaslo  1 Board of Trade, is in Nelsou today.    The  Kaslo board held a meeting last night to\  take action on a proposal f6r.improving|  the   transportation" facilities. onr Upper'  Duncan river.   The owners of the Ban-,  nockburn group of claims, which are situate on Hall creek, a tributary of Duncan  river, laid the following proposition before  the  board:   They will guarantee to put  on a first-class river steamer immediately,  if the  government will   build a, wagou  road along,the west bank of  the  river  from Steamboat Landing to Hall creek, a  distance of eleven miles, and  will then  build a wagon road' themselves up'Hall*  creek for a distance of four miles.   There  is now a good, trail along the-river, and  the estimate for.making it a wagon road  is $900 a- mile. _ There are a number of  claims at the Head ef Hall creek  and a  number  on   the   West  Fork of Duncan  river.   All  this country would  be made  tributary to Kaslo if there were roads  and trails.   As it is now, the  trails run  over a divide and down the Trout Lake  slope.-   Ore from claims on the West Fork  has been   packed out  over these   trails,  while the natural outlet is down the creek  to Duncan river.   As there is only a $15,-  000 appropriation for roads and trails for  Slocan riding, the member does not know  where to   place   it.     There  are  several  roads that ShOurd;b_e built," but no one of  M_-M^*M_bej3ujl_tiftirj es.s_,tJbfafi_$lO,000.-__���  Will be Promoted.  Washington, March 28;���As a result of  his gallantry and judicious management  ofthe campaign against the insurgents,  the war department lias practically determined to appoint Arthur R. Macarthur,  now a major-general of volunteers and a  lieutenant-colonel in the regular army, to  be a brigadier-general in the regular service. Major-general Anderson, now on  duty with general Otis, is to be appointed  a brigadier-general in the regular service.  Took Chances and Got Killed.  Manila, March 28.���Prince Loewenstein,  who was with Wheaton's command on the  morning of the twenty-sixth, took refreshments to the officers of the second  Oregon on the firing line. He was cautioned as to the danger, but advanced with  the line when it charged the insurgent  entrenchments." He was killed and a  friend with him wounded. His remains  have been delivered to friends in Manila.  "George Washington" Was Right.  At a recent competition of the Nelson  Gun Club, H. E. Beasley and W. H.  Hawley broke four birds out of a possible  five, George Steele breaking three. Beasley and Hawley shot off the tie for first  prize, the former winning and the hitter  clstiming second pri__e. Steele claimed  that under the rules of the American  Shooting Association, he was entitled to  second prize. The dispute, wag referred  to the sporting editor of the Miner, who  claims to have, been sporting editor of  the Montreal Herald, who decided in  favor of Hawley. Steele was not satisfied  with the decision and bet $5 that his contention vvas correct, the decision to be  left to the spotting editor of the Field and  Stream* New York. An answer was received this morning stating that if the  shoot was held under American Association rules and no stipulation made, that  first and Second prizes were to go to "high  guns," Steele gets second money; also  under class shooting he wins. American  Shooting Association rules provide that  all shooting shall be class shooting, unless  otherwise specified. The shooting having  been made under association rules and no  stipulations having been made, Steele  wins second prize and bet.  Searching for Bodies.  Chicago, March 28.���Six engines are at  work today on the ruins of the Armour  Felt Works endeavoring to extinguish  the embers, so that a thorough search can  be made for bodies. Jeremiah Steel, who  leaped from the fourth story into a fireman's net, is still unconscious, and it is  thought he will die. The loss of property  is estimated at $400,000.  Adjourned for a Fortnight.  London,    March    28.���The    house    of  commous  adjourned   today   until   April  ioth."   -    .- ���   . : .-  Celebrated Painter Dead.  London, March 28.���Birket Foster, water  color painter, is dead.  There should be a good attendance at  the meetiug of the South Kootenay Board  of Trade this evening when the proposition of J. J. Campbell of the Hall Mines  for the   betterment of the   mining  and  smelting industries will be taken into consideration.    The Kaslo Board of Trade  has been requested  to have delegates at  the meeting, and an   interesting discussion of the lead question may be expected.  The   proposal   of Mr. Campbell,   as explained at Friday evening's  meeting of  the board, is that steps be taken to induce  the Dominion authorities to admit free of  duty all lead, which   being   mined  and  smelted   in   Canada    is   refined    in   the  United States. If this is done he says that  the conditions for local smelting will be improved without placingadditional burdens  upon   the mining industry,   and in the  favorable market which it will secure for  the   Canadian manufacturers   of lead it  should create an increased home consumption* of   lead, which   would   benefit the  mines and smelters alike.    The  United  States government at present permits of  refining of foreign lead in bond, so that  all that is necessary to secure the desired  chauge is to induce the Domiuion authorities to admit free of duty the Canadiau  lead, which after being smelted in Canada  is refined in the United States.  As matters stand at" present the United  States smelters pay the Canadian mine  owners the New York  market price for  lead less the United States duty, and as  all Canadian lead bullion has to be sent to  the   United   States   to   be   refined   the  smelters in Canada are required to make  the same deductions for duty.   However,  neither in the case of the United States  smelter nor in the case of the Canadian  smelter was the duty ever paid upon Canadian lead.   The lead in the ore shipped  direct from the mines of the Slocan to the  United States smelters is smelted in bond,  and the United States smelters in fixing  their treatment, charges take the profit  into account which they make through  the "export "of-their" Canadian .lead and  give the Canadian mine owner a better  rate than they otherwise, could afford to  .do.       It . is   a    common   'mistake   for  people   to   assume  -that    the    United  States       smelter -    makes      a       clean  profit* of one and ahalf cents per pound  upou all Canadian lead smelted in bond.  That such is not the case, and  that the  saving effected through the export of the  Canadian .ore is   taken   into "account  is  shown ,by   the  rates- which    American,  smelters quote for freight and treatment  on Slocau ore.   A common rate for freight  and treatment on this ore is $10 per ton.  The  freight rate  on the  lead from   the  western smelter to New York would add  $4 to the cost, so that wiien the American  smelter  exports  its lead   it realizes   but  little more than the New York price less  the^ duty.   If there was no duty in the  -United   States   the  price  of lead   iti the  United States would drop to the world's  market price and  the difference  gained  at present by the evasion of the duty on  Canadian lead would require to be added  to the present treatment rate. The United  States smelters having dry ores to smelt  -Te_qulra_the-Slocan_ores_for_mixing.even  though they are handled at a loss in so  far as they,are separately concerned.   If  the conditions were to become less favorable they might be required to use other  lead ores.  Xf, this concession, With respect to the  free entry of Canadian lead refined in  Canada were secured from the Canadian  government, the higher 'price obtainable  for the lead in fclie Canadian tuarket. In  Cothpetition with the lead from other  countries, Would enable the Canadian  smelters to offer loWer rates than at pt'e*  sent td the Cahudiau -rimers, in order to  underbid the United States smelter?*. The  lead having free entry into Canada after  having been smelted in Canada would be  worth tnol'e to them than to the United  States smelters, and this advantage  could be shared by the Canadian smelter with tlie _ .Canadian miner.  If the OanadiaTi smelters were able to  secure the lead production of Kootenay in  this way there would be ore enough offering to keep a furnace at Trail and a  furnace at Nelson running steadily. The  practical working out of this changed condition of affairs would be that the lower  smelting rate charged would encourage  the development of a number of low grade  properties which it will not pay to work  under existing conditions. This would  tend to increase the production of lead,  probably to such an extent that iu a very  short time a refinery might be profitably  operated, which would find in the Orient  a market for such lead as constituted a  surplus in the Canadian market.  With respect to the Canadian market  for lead at the present time, the annual  imports of lead into the Dominion are already greater than the entire product of  the lead mines of Kootenay. This demonstrated that there is already a home  market for the output of the Canadian  lead mines, and it appeared absurd that  before the product of the Canadian mines  could reach the Canadian-consumer it had  to pass through United States refineries  and be subjected to a Canadian import  duty. The'imports of Canadian lead amounted to 0,000,000 pounds of raw lead upon which a duty of 15 per cent was  charged.   The result of this was that the  Canadian lead manufacturer, in a country  iti which lead was produced, had to pay  the worlds price for lead, plus the freight  to London, plus the freight to Canada,  plus 15 per cent duty at the Canadian  frontier.  Mr. Campbell advocates the free entry  into Canada of Canadian bullion refined  in the United States as a first step in the  solution of the lead smelting question, in  preference to increasing the duties on  manufactured lead :  Firstly���Because it should be easier to  obtain this concession from the government, as it should not arouse the antagonism of any manufacturers or consumers;  it would not increase the price of raw  lead and would not be in opposition to the  principles of the present government.  Secondly���Because it would be effective  as soon as existing contracts for ore expire, while a protective duty would not  become effective until capital was interested and manufactures started, and because it does not interfere with a placing  of a duty ou manufactures of lead, which  is very desirable if the goverment can be  induced to impose it.  Thirdly���That while the Eastern manufacturer would not get the advantage of  the whole of the 15 per cent rebate in  duty, they wouldtget some of it, and if  the government could then be induced to  increase the duty on lead manufactures  the demand for pig lead would be increased.  The customs arrangements necassary  for carrying out this proposed change  would be simple. The lead smelters would  forward to the customs department  weekly, declarations stating that the  quantity of bullion aud lead contents  thereof shipped, and the name of the refinery to which it was shipped. An equal  amount of lead would be accepted free of  duty from that refinery, which would  notifiy the customs department at which  port of entry it desired to enter the lead.  A Spring Opening.  The spring opening of millinery at the  store of Fred Irvine & Co. yesterday and  today was a great success, the large store  being  crowded   from  morning  to night  with   ladies   who   were  greatly   pleased  with the magnificent display of the latest  styles in French and American millinery.  Miss Darveau, the milliner in charge, who  is an artist ather business, and her staff  of assistants were kept very busy showing and fitting on' the latest novelties in  spring and Easter hats and bonnets.   The  firm reports that the sales far. exceeded  thfeh*"most,sanguine expectations,*and in-,  this connection it is gratifying to know-  that some of the most rstylish and expensive hats and bonnets were purchased by  ladies   visiting   the opening from   Rossland,  Kaslo and   other outlying   towns.  The fine display of goods in all depart-  ' ments of the store would do credit to any  city in Canada, and in no store in the Do-'  minion are the goods of a' higher quality  or more tastefully arranged.   The  business  is   now complete .in every department, Lthe firm  having secured  the services of Mrs. Small, late of Vancouver,  who is a first-class dressmaker and whom  the firm  can safely recommend to their  customers and patrons.  'The dressmaking  parlors are located oh the second  floor, in  the rooms recently occupied  by the Tribune Publishing Company.  This enterprising liriu'shoulo. be encour:  aged by the ladies of Nelson/who have  not in the past had the opportunity of  seeing brought to the city such an extensive aud select stock of goods, and who  have been placed at the disadvantage of  having to send to outside cities for their  purchases in this line. As the firm have  _been__importing���their���goods-direct-from-  the leading manufacturers in England,  they are in a position to sell goods in all  departments as low if not lower than they  can be purchased in eastern cities.  Of Importance Was Transacted, Other Than  Appointing an Auditor and Fixing the  Rebate on Light Rates.  There was not much entertainment offered at last evening's session of the city  couucil, and the complaint of II. D. Beck,  caretaker of the city cemetery, as to the  unprofitable outlook for the bury season,  was the only departure from dry routine.  Alderman Fletcher brought this matter  to  the attention of the couucil.    He explained that when the council appointed  Beck caretaker it was arranged that in return for free quarters in tbe cemetery the  caretaker should   dig all pauper graves  free of charge, and that he should have a  monopoly  of   the  digging  of  all other  graves and bo entitled to a fee of five dollars for each.   Since the  caretaker had  been     installed    he    fouud    that    the  pauper graves, for the digging of which  he received nothing, had averaged about  one per week, while the paying graves  were few and far between.   The result  was that while he found plenty to  do  about the cemetery there was no money  in the job, and as he was obliged to use  powder  for   blasting  out  boulders  and  hardpan in the grave-digging, he found  himself out of pocket.  It required some time time for the council to decide whether the caretaker should  be paid a salary of $10 or $15 a mouth  over and above his fees, but the latter  amount was eventually decided upon on  motion of alderman McKillop.  Electric Light Rebates" for. March. ,  The finance committee presented a report recommending a number of accounts  for payment. It also recommended that  the rebate on electric light rates for the-  mouth of March be 10 per cent off the  ordinary rates and 20 per cent off the  hotel aud all-night rates, provided payment of the same is made on or before  April 10th. The report was received and  adopted.    The Amendment Not Necessary.  W. A. Galliher,. city solicitor, had a  communication before the council, in  which he stated that by.virtue of certain  amendments which had been made to the '  Speedy Incorporation of Towns Act the  City of Nelson had all power to divert and  store water and to use the same for all  purposes of the municipality. This  amendment met all the requirements of  the city and'the privileges required were  not restricted to the Water Clauses Consolidation Act. The communication was  received and filed. ' ���  Presented With a Jewel.  At the regular meeting of Kootenay  Lodge No. US, Independent Order, of Oddfellows, held last night, the officers and  members presented A�� It. ClementS; past  grand, with a beautiful past grand's* jewel,  suitably ��ngraved, In recognition Of his  failhfttl services for the general advancement of the order, and pi Kootenay lodge  iu particular. The presiding o0ic6r. Dr.  Arthur, in miiking the presentation  referred to Mr. Clements, long connection  with the order and the zeal which be had  always shpwn in the cause Of' OddfelloW-  shipin Nelsoiii The recipient was taken  completely by Surprise, but made a short  speech, thanking" the brethren for the  token of their appreciation Of his efforts,  He also referred to the growth of .Kootenay lodge since he first became identified  with it and to the magnificient building,  now nearly completed, wliich would stand  for years to come as an evidence of the  enterprise Of the Oddfellows of Nelson  and of their faith in the-future of the  city.  _  Ice on Upper End of Slocan Lake.  William Hill, who is interested in a  sawmill at the upper end of Slocan lake,  is in Nelson. He reports the ice so thick  on the upper end of the lake that his firm  will have to saw a channel through it, in  order to get out their tug and barge. This  firm has been on the lake since 1S02, and  this is the first time that ice has in any  way interfered with their operations.  "Bill" Can Walk.  W. A. Galliher did not leave for Ottawa  this  morning, as he expected, his pass,  over the Canadian   Pacific  railway   not  having arrived.     No answer has been received   from  the   railway   people  as  to  whether the request for free transportation will be honored, and in the meantime  "Bill" is patiently waiting.  ������ ,    .       ���.   A Reasonable Request.  W. A. Macdonald had a- request before ���  the council for the payment "of $11.05  which he. expended in thawing out and  repairing tho water service in connection,,  with his residence. The weak spot in the  water service was on the street, and Mr.  Macdonald contended that the duty of  the corporation was to deliver water to  the line of the consumer's property, and  .make all necessary repairs to the water  pipes on the streets. The communication  was-referred to the public works commit-"  tee, and as there are several such cases  the disposition made of the matter will be  interesting. "          Gas Works Scheme Abandoned.    ,  II. V. Inskip had a communication be-  =1-  fore thecouncil, in which he stated that  he had received a cable from his principals  in London stating that they were unable  to accept the terms which the council  imposed upon a municipal franchise for a  gas works. He further .stated- that his  principals were forwarding by'mail,full  particulars as tojyJm_t_they-d6sir_ed_of_.the__;  "council, ancl when the samereached Nelson  they would be laid before the council.  Electnc Light Extension.  The report of James McPhee.jas Jtoi the, .,  amount of wire iind number Ojf poles .necessary for improving the electric ligh^  Seiwice, was read, a^VnVnJOiionfthec^  decided to call; for tenders.for tHeJreetiBn ���',  of the poles ireq*ULi^gd;"^_i��dVemp|f<v,er^d the  public Works Coirimittee to;Vp��oceed with  the work. The report called:f6r4he��erec-  fcion of forty-^eyen'.polessHndf recited that  there wefe Sujlitiiehfc poles* dp, haifd���;as���  Well aS wire nece-iSary for conipletiug the  work. The report reconitiVended the  erection of a line froty Victoria to Mill  street on Josephine; frOm .Josephine  street to the power Jipuse on Mill street;  frO.ni Ward street tp Hendryx qn! Carbon*-  ate; frOm Observatory tq Robson ou Jc|se-  phine street; arid from Josephine to Hall  on Observatory street".  Minor Matters.  The mayor and city clerk were authorized to sigh a promissory note for $10,000  to cover the city's overdraft at the Bank  of Montreal pending the receipt of taxes.  'The action; of the South Kootenay Board  of Trade in making W. A. Galliher a delegate to Ottawa upon the question of public buildings was endorsed.  Messrs. Macdonald & Johnson submitted  tbe report of Mrs. Gilbert against the City  for the care of pauper patients. It  amounted to $435.25. The matter was  laid over pending the receipt of infqrnia-  tion from the provincial authorities.  The question as to whether Theo Mad- .  sen shall be given a water connection at  the city's expense was referred to the  public works committee. The city engineer reported in this connection that it  will cost over $100 to give the service  desired.  On motion of alderman Fletcher seconded by alderman McKillop, the council  decided to pay the account of A. W. Peck  for auditing the city books. It calls for $75.  On motion of alderman Thomson  seconded by alderman McKillop, A, W.  Peck was appointed auditor for the city.- THE TRTBUjSTE :  KELSON, B. C, TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 1899.  ���s  k  i*-  v.  "ir**  _r  For 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.  We are opening up the largest stocl^ 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  SS,aa' ROBERT ROBERTSON, Manager  WINNIPEG  MANITOBA. Nolson office and warehouse:   Corner Vernon and Josephine streets.  RAILWAY TIME-TABLES.  CANADIAN PACIFIC.  (i-KI'OT KOOT OV HAII/WAV STKEET)  Passenger and mail (daily), for Nakusp   Leave. Arrive.  and Kcvel��tokeand main line points.(>.:W a.m. 8.20 p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily), for Slocan  City, Silverton, New Denver, Three  Forks and Sandon 0.30 a.m. 8.20 p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily) for Robson,  Trail mid Rossland 0.40 p.m. 10. BO p.m.  NELSON AND FORT SHEPPARD.  (DEI'OT EAST l..\*D WATKK STKEET, hogustowx)  Passenger and mail (daily), for Spo-    Leave.    Arrive.  kanc O.JOa.m.   5.80 p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily), for Ymir,  Salmo, Wanetaand Rossland  '..'10 a.m-   5.30 p.m.  (Trains leave JVIouiitaiii Siding, east end Robson street,  forty minutes later than from NeKon -station.)   KASLO AND SLOCAN.  Passenger and mail (daily except Sun-   Leave.    Arrive.  days), from Kaslo for Whitewater,  McGuigan, Three   Forks,   Sandon    i  and Cody 8.00 a.m.   3.J.. p.m.  P-ussenger and mail (daily except Sun-*  day), from Sandon for -.Casio 1.15 p.m. 30.10 a.m.  STEAMBOAT TIME-TABLES.  _    '       CANADIAN. PACIFIC. -      ,"  (BOATS LEAVE IIA.-L-STlll-CT WHAJ.I'*)-    -  Steamer Kokanee (daily except Sun-   Leave.    Arrive.  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,   Thursdays, Saturdays), -  for Kootenay Landing, where con-  t_  nection is made with Crow's Nest  Pass railway .������...>  .8.00 a.m.   6.50 p.m.  KOOTENAY, RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION CO."  (BOATS J_I-AVJ_ 1I_.I_L-ST_.I_ET WHARF)  Steamer International (daily except   Leave.    Arrive.  Sundays), for Kokanee Creek, Bal-     "* -    ,  four. Pilot   Bay, Ainsworth   and J .  - Kaslo 4.30 p.m. 10.30 a m.  - Daily Edition*   Weekly. Edition     First Ybar, No. 72   Seventh Year, No. 19  THE-DAILY TRIBUNE is published every afternoon  (except Sunday), and will be delivered by carrier in  *  *       "any town in Kootenay for twenty-live cents a week;  ���   or will be mailed to subscribers for five dollars a year.  THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE is published every Wcdnos-  - day and Saturday, and will be mailed to subscribers  'for two dollars a year,  REGULAR ADVERTISEMENTS printed in both tho  daily and weekly editions for ��3 per inch per month.  Twelve lines solid nonpariel to be counted as one inch.  LOCAL OR READING MATTER NOTICES 20 cents a   ,linc for each insertion;  JOB PRINTING at fair rates. All accounts for job  printing and advertising payable on the firBt of  every month; subscriptions payable in advance.  ADDRESS- THE TRIBUNE, Nelson. B. C.  While the members of the South Kootenay Board of Trade are discussing the  lead question this evening*,  they  might  very profitably take up the question of  the deferred payments which the smelters of Kootenay are entitled to under  the provisions of fche act for the encouragement of silver-lead  smelting,   which  was passed in 1895.   By the terms of this  "'apt" tlie lfite  Conservative   government  proposed to encourage the home smelting  of Canadian ores to the extent of $150,000,  jbhe aicHp be extended Over a period of  five drears and the payments under the  the act for any One year not to exceed  $3b.Q00,'Unlfess there should be a, surplus  jelfcoverofthe $30;000 set apart'for the  previous year.   The bonus to be paid the  smelters was fixed at fifty cents per ton  fpr .each ton of ore smelted between July  1st, 1^95, and the first day of July, 1900,  and was payable upon silver-lead or gold  ores.   This act will expire on the first of  July, 1900, and although it has been in  force for close upon four years, not one  cient has been  paid out under it.   Three  smelters have operated and, treated ore  upon which they have .claimed the government bonus, but because the Dominion  authorities were dissatisfied with the returns sent in from one smelter* they have  ,so far refused to pay any bonus.   Since  the Hall Mines smelter has been in operation it has earned something like $35,000  bonus money under this act.   The company's statements have not been disputed,  the liability is admitted, but because another smelter has sent in unsatisfactory,  returns the Dominion authorities have  refused to pay a claim which they are altogether satisfied with.  Bostock's is the Eight Plan."  [Toronto Globe, March 23rd.]  Mr. Bostock, the member for Yale and  Cariboo,  believes   that   the government  should amplify the project looking to the  establishment of telegraphic communication between the Yukon district and the  outside world by constructing a line from  Dawson to Quesnelle, to connect with the  "government telegraph* between that point  and  Ashcroft on   the; Canadian'Pacific  railway.*   It is now proposed to ;string a\  wire from Bennett tq Dawson.   Connec-'  tion   will    be , established   -atv. Bennett  and   the    line    of   .-the    White" *Pass  railway,    terminating     at       Skagway,  and   * communication     will      be      had*  between ' these    points . and ' Vaneou-.  ver and Victoria by steamer. :Mr. Bostock  holds that this is a mistake, and he will  endeavor to impress the government with,  the  wisdom of his view.   .The distance  between Quesnelle and- Dayvson is about.  1200 miles, and .the cost of stringing a  wire between these two points, would in  -round numbers be $600,000, adopting Mr."  Hosmer's estimate of ,$500 a mile., Though  the amount is large, it is the .opinion of  Mr. Bostock- that the expenditure would  be justified.    The local advantages would  be great, because the settlements along the.  "way, suchasHazeltonandTelegraph Creek,  would be' brought  into, communication'  with the outside world and their development advanced.   The .delay involved in  the steamship voyage from Skagway to  Vancouver or Victoria would be avoided,  an all-Canadian line. ,pf  comrriunicatiSn^  be established, and Dawson'-Giffl1would  be  brought into immediate-porntfiunica^  tion vv*_ith Ottavya,_wl*ncli��_wouId=greaSly=  facilitate the good government of thedis-  triefc.   It is likely that an enormous investment of British capital will be made  in the  Yukon, and the interests Of  the  country, as well as of investors, would be  materially  advanced   by  establishing a  direct  connection   between Dawson and  London.  "Of making m&ny books  there is no end/  5>  Neither is there any end to tlie 'variety  on sale at  Thomson's  "We have all tlie newest* books by well-  knoWh authors. Our .stock of fine correspondence.  Stationery  Is a lending, feature of out* business. We  have all the newest tints and shapes 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 not  Limited  We can meet all demands made upon it,  we supply goods to the confines of British  Columbia as well as to  Nelson  Hudson's Bay Company  Incorporated 1670.  Tetley's  id  Linen and Duck  SUITS  DRESSMAKING  DONE IN THE BEST  POSSIBLE MANNER  the  best  in  this  market  and  the  only  V^r   We have rtjucl] pleasure in throwing open  ^K,   our store to the public for inspection on.  B  B  B  B  We have much pleasure in throwing open   jj&  our store to the public for inspection, on   fa  fa  i&  m  March 27th and 28th  When we will have on display as fine a stock of millinery as could  be seen in any of the large eastern cities, comprising the latest things  . in Paris trimmed hats, ladies' sailors, straw hats, flowers, feathers, etc.  Packet  handled  by  the  Hudson's  Company  HUDSON'S BAY STORES  *���=       ,    .West Baker Street, Nelson,  OUR  MIlXlNER |  fa  IS AN ARTIST AT HER BUSINESS, AND IS NOW READY TO DO ALL B  KINDS OF  TRIMMING  IN   A  PLEASING  AND  SATISFACTORY MANNER j|  :   - ���;   -���.:./ ��� ��� ���������-���; ���'' - ���' ������    : fa  Blouse   and   Shirt   Waists ��  We have placed on our counters an immense assortment of Ladies*-^  Blouse and Shirt Waists, made of all the newest fabrics, such as f.  Grass Linen, White and Colored Pique, Striped Muslin. Look at these ^  goods, the assortment is complete, be wise and make an early selection ^  ' B  Fred Irvine & Col  With  Soles and Heels  IDTO   CA-IRPS  Victoria Block,. Baker "Street, Ne'son, C. B.  M.  Two lots and house with fourteen rooms on Silica   .  -street,-between Josephine ami Hall streets.- terms  ��1500.cash, balance to bearranged , -;.;?3,50q  Lot and house on I_a(imcr street,' near. Josephine - - -  _- street. -Terms fflOO cash, balance-on.mortgage... 1,000  Lot and store on Baker street. Good, location-..:... 8,000  Lot on Baker street," near corner of Cedar street...    800  Ha^e 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*  Galdrrfar|va;r|rf"BIaclc  The British Columbia-Loan, and Saving!. --Company,  who give the most reasonable terms to borrowers, allow.-  ing principal to be paid oil" at any time without, charging  any bonus.  GAMBLE  &  O'REILLY, Agents,  daples A. Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  ^UOt!0NEERS  G. F/ETTE R H, VD. Ashcroft  Goail and  Wood Dealer  Aberdeen Bloclv  MINING BROKER  AND  REAL ESTATE AGENT  Turner k BOebkl'i WoCk, Nelson* B.C.  Money to loan for bulldlnK purposes.  Mining shares for sale!  Dundee, Monarch, Utica, Fairmont; also Republic and Camp McElnney stocks..  Investment of a few h^ndraed .dollars may  make you thousands.  iots for sale in all parts of the city.  '   Houses to rent.  BEAL ESTATE and PiEfiAL AGENTS  Baker Street, Nelson  BEST DRY WOOD  Delivered to any part of tho city.  Full measurement, guaranteed.  Office at Corner Baker, and Ward Streets  Wilson & Harsfiaw  DRAYING and  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon rcpairingprbmptly attended to by a "first-class  wheelwright. **   - - -..--.  . Special attention given to' all kinds of repairing and  custom work from outside points.  FIRST DOOR. WEST BANK B. C. BUI._Tt.IN0.  The undersigned "will pell, the follo-wiifg real citato  ���������"-     and personal:property at a bargain:  Nin^-room. house and ten lots set out in orchard  Four-room cottage" and five lots;  Two Jots and improvements.  Flfty-two head of cows.  Fifty milfc cans.  Two horses:  Wagons, sleighs, harness; ���and everything in  connection with Hurry's milk ranch,  _E  cc  CANADA   LIFE ASSURANQE CO.  FOE   S-A.-_-_._I.  i-Room House, MinesJioad  ��750  i Room House and 2 Lots, Victoria St 1200  FOE   .R-E.-CnTT  Three and Four Room Houses  C. J. B. CHRISTIE  GENERAL BROKER  Ofllce in Aberdeen block. Baker St., Nelson  FIRE INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE  o  ���x.  2-  H  S3  S��  _E  O  m  a  o  REAL ESTATE AGENTS, West Baker St.. Nelson  "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  $80,000 a year.   Terms.  <J>OKQO Will buy two lots and improve-  ipOJvU ments on north side of Vernon  street, between Ward and Josephine streets.  Terms.  ^/LKCiCi Will buy 36 by 120 feet on the  %P'��kJ\J\J south side of Baker street, between Stanley and Kootenay streets.   Cash.  Bus meets all trains and boat.;.  Special attention given the transfer of bagg-age,. Office and stables  on Vernon street, opposite The  Tribune office.    Telephone Mo. 35.  0. W. West & Co.  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  SHOP:   Hall Street, between. Baker and Vornon, Nelson  Strachan Bros.  PLUMBERS, Etc,^  AGENTS FOR  The Imperial Oil Co.   Stac-dard Oil Co.  Washing-ton Brick ar-d Lirrje Co.  The H. % fVjcNiell Co., Ltd., Canadian An,th,ra-  cite Coal (Hard)  Dealers In,  STOVEWOOD  $10  1000 wi11 buy -50 by i2��feet ��n the  STEINWAY  NORDHEIMER  The  8tandard   Piano The Artistic Piano of  of the World. Canada.  ABT AND MUSIC CO., Nelson, Agents.  northeast corner of Baker and  Josephine streets.  Cash.   JOHN HOUSTON,  P. O. Box 57 Vernon street. Nelson  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I, the undersigned, Austin  H. Clements, intend at the first.sittint. of the board of  licensing commissioners of the City of Nolson. to be held  thirty. (80) days after the publication of this notico, to apply for a retail liquor saloon license for tho premises  known as tho corner store of the Odd Follows building,  on lot number one (1) in block (12), being situated on the  southeast corner or Uaker nnd Kootenay streets in the  West ward of the said City of Nelson. .���,,,������,���  -,,-�����,   .. __.   ���.i|   !,--���   aij   ��������._, AUSTIN H. CLEMENTS.  The Tribune will buy Ola. Rags j Dntoduib urn day of March. ,iuv_a��.  Crow's lest Pass Coal Co.  PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY  ALL ORDERS  Charles   St.   Barbe,    Agent.  Costello's Express  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.  w. a. costelloTproprietor  EXPRESS and DRAYING  Op#a House Btoclfr J^elsoii  Nelson Iron Woirites  'M.ANUVACTUKl.ftS OV  BNttlNHS, BOILERS, SHAFTING, IRON AK[D  BRASS CASTINGS di? EVERY DESORIJPTION  Repairs; pi'pmpt.yaticnded (o.       P. O. Jiox 173.,  R. RJEISTERER & GO,  UUKWEHS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lager Beei*,  Ale and Poi?tep  Having purchased the express and draying  business of J. AV. Cowan, we are prepared  to do all kinds of work in this line, and solicit tho patronage of tho people of Nolson.  Orders left at I). McArthur & Go's store,  northwest corner Baker and Ward streets,  will receive prompt attention.   Telephone 85  GOMER DAVIS & Go.  Proafeff ffBfe-wfa,     Brewery at Nelson.  Nelson Electric Light Company, Limited  NOTICE  All persons having accounts against tlie  company will present them at once to tlie  manager, and all persons indebted to the  Coinpanv are required to settle tlie same immediately.    JOHN HOUSTON, Manager.  Nelson, March 10th, 1899.  Applieation fop Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that wo will, thirty days froih  tho date of this uotide, 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 tho government  trail between Eagle and Forty-nino creeks, in West  Kootenay district, British Columbia.  JOHN MII-ES,  Dated March 1st, 1899. B. BARRETT.  Application for Liquor License.  Notioe is hereby given that I will, thirty days from the  dato of this notice, apply to tho government atent at  Nolson for a license to sell liquor at retail at my hotel at  Eive-MiloPoint, to bo.known as the Castle Hotol, in  West Kootenay district, British Columbia.  Dated March 11th, 189i). H. A, HEYWOOD..  ���"w^safSEt&cfi" ~.  '-'ft^JC^ViV^T-iWS:."- te...-l,e*P'**nfl-A:-lp';.: '���'���.-.���   ' THE  TRIBUNE:  KELSON, B.C., TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 1899.  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up.     ���  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STI.ATJICOXA AND  *MT. KOYAT.,. President  Hon. GEO. A. DltUMMOND ; Vico-President  K   S. CLOUSTON General Manager  -CT-E3X-S03ST   B-R.-A-XTOI3:  r*. W��� Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.       URANCIIEB IN       LONDON  (England),   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and in tho principal cities in Canada.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  Are now prepared to issue  Drafts and Letters of Credit on  Dawson City, Yukon District.  IMPERIAL BANK  OF GANADA  Capital, Paid Up    -    -    $2,000,000  Reserve 1,200,000  liny and sell Sterling ..xchango and Cable Transfers  GKANT COMMKRCtAL AND TRAVKLLKHS* CKKDITS,  available in any part of tho world.  DHAFTS ISSUED    COLLECTIONS MADK; ETC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID  DAWSON'S   STRANGE   PEOPLE.  Men of Every Clime and Race in the Klon-  .-���"'' ' dike Gold Hunt.  "I doubt ii' there is another community  anywhere that has so many strange and  picturesque characters in proportion to  its population as Dawson City," says  George N. Adams of Los Angeles, California. "Among all the mining camps I  have known, from Virginia City t;o Cripple  Creek, I have never seen anything like  the assemblage of uncommon people from  all parts of the world now in Dawson  City. The thirstri'or Klondike gold has  affected people iu every climate and of  every race. There are Armenians, Brazilians, Scandinavians, Japanese, Hawaiiaus,  South Africans, and even Icelanders/The  biggest gambling place there is run by a  native Australian, and there are two  homesick and disconsolate Turks working  in a restaurant until navigation reopens  and they can get away. Every European  nation is represented in Dawson. The  Scotch and Irish predominate."  Mr. Adams arrived from Dawson City a  week ago. He has been in the Klondike  region since September, 1S97. He left  Dawson City on January 30th,^ and with  ���nine companions and a pack of dogs with  sledges,   came  overland   by the   Lakes  iLirid6mian\-and.t"Pe;nnett;j'r6u  ..���"���_.\_-._i.��.���-:.r._^r��TO^^  t>Si n ceSJoa q u i ri$M i lleri ef ttD._i wsqu. GUf",  p^lf rank^ldyvimy thbfdpte ;fa1nohls)"t>|i%ei;  j��."^_ig_iter,?i-iUhe1mrlst��bh0otable���*^  >^,cb1Ctiniied"ffi-^  '*> y _*Jbei_naii se;��ot�� th e oy/t u P ch m ateji'^ear.-agoj..?  ,':f !��� -ifjfifc lie; fi n al I y��� ^beca tiie'Va cCl im kteid ,Ta*n d ::'he\  V"/c�� tol^ihe^  ''���^"(Dk^'sdn^hy^kfyyea^ ^Ipji^ger^^'X'^'oWi:  ." aj,Sl'a vfr* -MsijlMttj^JbTg^^  ^p'lBasj^pejit^ipisz "Pf;A t?^H&yvP0ihb f oiis $fcfi-^  "y- s .��&rael boa t 4vi th\ lifte" *.f r6nm,"Bb.��;Mich_i-.l'sDtb"  :^^5()A^Hd'._in^^^S ttit:^Hfe:li^s:betii A-u M  '^*!.,niug5���tlie?: Ch'fe'a^oS'PlilacJe ^saltiQh*,n:anndVhe��  *. f4��.bansYmba"de"��fas _lii gli?as"v|200()���,a' Lmonth*.). ledrJ*  �����j, .Speu.ses^h'e*'ins *undefp^{JSi_t;Viu Jfn usCnoW' >beV  ;l a ;w;Srtb;$2ojOpOn;or;^30^^ ^l(te)pwps, half k-  K"��^claiiti��.f6uK��oh" 'Bear'-��creeli:**tliat*VwiIl*"no  , ��� ������.. ,4bllb^|;.yj|ld/J-iiu%;|>|Ot,00u0^br ?Pipre;i.kto" the\  '���>������ .ne^-t.-elean-ttPi!' '' ."���"���"X'"'.' ���'"'"".   '" " '-""**���  ''������"���' "^'paVd^shaipV aufe��"%^,ti6 ^fifo"m' the I^ovy11  ���*    jBi*TyV?^o"dJe_S'e1^^^^  -V Sklaj^ff^  ".'��� * 4'rofff ^hicalgo^ prgYng^ra^ifdiif" eyery: east-  i"��V e'rja^.fejfj*^ ,'  on ^jiandKija.-'-Qk^dLn,^'iind;. a ;dbzen��mission-  a^ries) iliaye a gone to. l���abpr���in the locality,.  "Tliere iire;-ieveral ybphg 'Harvard graduates whollope to get rich .at.a~nipi.-g dur-  " ing a few years.   Charles M. Lynian, who   ^_tells_,meUie^Wiag_ontie-a_^member^of=a^Gbr-^  nell racitig crew and is a nephew of senator Piatt, rutis a bakery in Dawson, and  lias made- Sortie .filOjAOO in real estate in  the ^owfa. He sells bread at 60 cents a  loM,Vand#eought to coin ni0ne.y, for he  has sa big business*. Confidence men from  every 'Pity in America and from London  and Melbourne axe jh Dawson, The crack  faro dealer is Jake Freeman, who used to  deal at the old Delavan hons0 in Albany  twenty years ago. He xyepi to Dawsoh  from Tai'oma in the sum mfir of 1897 al most  broke, but h;e was backed by.au original  "aiiB ficli KlbridikerV Bill .Evans, aiid iidw  must be worth at least $.30,000. He pays  $1'50 a \veek rent i'or liiilf of a saloon in a  log house, banked up outside with; dirt as  high as a man's bead to keep-'the interior  as warm as possible. He lends money at  the riite of 4 and 5 per cent a month. J  kuovV one man ������Vho paid him $((00 inter-,  est for the use of $2000 for six months. ���>  Some games of faro at Jake Freeman's  run two and three days and nights in succession. I've seen $7000 in gold dust and  money about the faro table at one time.  "Mrs. Ellison, who says 9he is a daughter of the late governor Blackburn of  Kentucky, is a very successful financier in  Dawson. She was in Portland, Ore.,  when the first news of the gold finds, in  Klondike reached there in July, IS97.  With several *chousand dollars she started  On the first boat up the coast to St.  Michael. She gave no heed to mining, but  risked her every dollar in buying town  lots. Her long experience in western  boom towns proved useful. A long story  might be told how she has bought and  sold and rebought and resold lots on  Front street in Dawson. It was enough  to say that through her deals and her options on lots, which went jumping in  value, she has made $00,000.' She sent  down Alaska Commercial Company drafts  to a San Francisco bank last fall to the  value of $40,000. Several lots that she  bought in September. 1S97, for $700 each  have since sold for $15,000 and $10,000.  "There are many sons of English peers  in the town. A younger brother of an  earl does a sort of banking there, and  lends money at thirty and forty and even  fifty per cent a year, bub it is on short-  time paper and real estate security. A  cousin of Cecil Rhodes of South Africa  has a fine mine on Discovery creek. Ex-  Gov. David B. Hill of New York lias two  alleged cousins in Dawson. One tends  bar ond the other cooks in a restaurant.  An alleged nephew bf ex-President Harrison plays a fiddle in the orchestra at the  Pavillion���a big dance hall in Dawson.  Several former clergymen work at any  kind of jobs about the town.  "The population of Dawson has been  about 14,000 since June. Up to the influx  of 45,000 men and a few hundred women  last April, May and June, there were between 5000 and 0000 people in Dawson and  15,000 out on the claims along the Klondike creeks and rivers. Of the 50,000  people who went to Klondike in 1S9S the  Alaskan Commercial Company reckons  that between 10,000 and 15,000 have returned home. The rest who stayed in the  north are largely out on the claims along  the Klondike watercourses. There are  fully 2S,000 men all told between Stewart  River aud Circle City. There are 2000  men living in shanties and tents on Steamboat creek, where hundreds of men  stampeded from Dawson last November  on one of the most fearfully cold days 1  ever experienced.  "The people at Dawson are the most  restless, anxious and abnormally minded  people in the world today. Every person  in the Klondyke regiou, except the Stick  Indian jiatives and the Salvationists, is  there simply and wholly to get gold. I  don't believe there ever was another community like Dawson. The sacrifices some  of the men aud women there are making  to get rich are tragic. Men who have  been in law offices all their lives and have  longed to be rich have thrown aside their  professions, risked all, even their lives,  and gone to the/Klondyke in the hope  that some of the gold would come to them.  Thousauds of young men from shops,  stores and colleges in the Eastern States  are in Dawson City trying to become suddenly.rich in some unusual way they don't  understand themselves. Eighty per cent  of them wouldn't know pay gravel from  ��.a���;dry*i-arr���oyp^inf\ffi  *��i$��*^b^  '%brtc'K.r$S..^  . ^vvfehbu t 'woi'k. .-'is; the ..th^.-f'^ht ,l3ydkyf "and  Vthfe'/d-je-im" :byV*iXigh"t"\df.llif-.;:/people of  flOkyvlsbni r^g ?���>($&������ �����>>.%��p ^sy����.(^40? ' s  ,"3i''-Eyer^.tweelE:the. "to.w.rTjsbnyithe/-��xukon  ��an!cL"Ki6naj'keas. 'excitjedi^^nelwss. bfpresh  i1lisc4$i|rTei-��^ on  ����s"d.i-e��;}-^$^^  ��la ui pleSJ'o f^Sk Idii si t,.^and,*uu^g^tsA.vpiich  ^V.e'alfeg.ed ^tcJhaVj^cpme^  fdiggins '"ari_tS;S-io^^wjr^abSutkheJsalbp'ps'Vand  ��.othe^cbn��gre*gatihg^plaees.aud^are^tSil.ked  krp&e)v/\^  ��fi"'oi��pDa���wldn^p$^^  Aijo.iilE'O'QcyJa^^  Series are ^pparehtlyfsl)".veracious. aW^;the  fshowingsjoi���the^yellp^��t.ii_i' are so Jgood  "tliaElall ;pawsonMs^_frillep  ��� hay^iyai|ilyVo_Jgt l:"P^ih"&fflclSimSj "along  ���tB"e?bld "Mtiled "behches of"jthe��jjKlo1g.dike  f..creelcs*'s t^Sa'ped e" lIkb."aa",lot o%m  .ithQ.&e\/:fieJd.rilbpi��n|?"^  so/^s'tb' JiaY���ev.fiifs.tjchpibe rfpif^he/placer  claims."   Nojma.t|e"isr.wliat*tJh"e���,w no  fatter ".yliat mortal d^angSrtf the.JJpurney  , nlay"<iiiy:bl$ye br.hb-ffiidreadKil..ai*-iy ]tTe\ the  .pi'ivatiphs. in5 a liewVcam^aniifi" /siiOw and  4c.e} wbbce a gale inay blbv^ ceaseles"sly for  a: month at. a t'iine' irdm tlie very North  Pple upon the poor"fellows in flkppihg  tents, there are always some men soefcazy  to get gold that ,these discoura,gements  ^are-never^coi-isidered^ " =  "Late last December, when the mercury  was lower than 50? below zero, a party Of  five men who had be0'n mining out in a  cabin on Porcupine ereek--a tributary to  Sulphtir creek��� came into Dawson to buy  grub and timber. They had eleven pounds  of gold among them, and they said they  had thirty pounds more buried pa their  claim. The. actual, gold' told an eloquent  story. The news went quifikly throughout 15awson. It is wOndei'ful how hews  Of a lucky strike goes through all mining  towns. Cold as it was, and iti spite^of an  awful wind that swept down and chillbd  even people huddled about roaring wood  fires, fifty men packed up and started for  ]?orctipine creek that very day. The next  day 100 more were ti'ampiiig across that  frightful wintry region toward^ the Porcupine, drawing behind them sltds loaded  with their camp outfits. In a week 300  .(nore men were bound across the pountry  for the Porcupine river. Several of them  were brought back to. Dawson to hare  frozen hands and feet amputated, and  seven or eight died from freezing. There  may be some more poor fellows who lay  down in the snow and died where.their  bodies will be found when the thaw conies  in April. Two weeks later the most of  the statupeders to Porcupine creek were  back to Dawson, glad to be where they  had even a whiff of civilization, and cursing the men who had caused them to go  chasing a phantom fortune on Porcupine  creek. That illustrates how the Dawson- <  ifces are excited periodically by news of  diggings. I have no doubt that there has  beeu several rushes of excited, gold-  hungry miners to new placers since I  came out.".  "But with all these extraordinarily  large prices for necessaries and luxuries  and this wild extravagance, Dawson is a  most melancholy community. There are  more men in proportion to the population  who go to bed hungry in Dawson every  night at this season than any where else  in America, at least. There must be 3000  men up there who have not a dollar in  their pockets. Every iveek there are suicides of miserable, disheartened men, who  have gone to the Klondike hoping against  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  O.  R. WILKIE, General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  A general banking business irimsiiolcd.  Savings bank department.  Deposits of $1  and  upwards received  nnd interest  allowed.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  hope that by some means they might  strike something up there which would  lead on to fortune. Night after night the  poor unhappy fellows, cursing the day  they ever left a land of plenty for a winter in the Arctic, hover about the stoves  in the saloons and dance halls. The saloon keepers hate tb have them there, but  it is like sending a man to death to order  him out into the gales that blow there  often at night. The most pitiful things I  have ever seen are the men in Klondike  who have left good homes and loving relatives and have gone away up to Dawson where they have spent their money  and cannot communicate with nor hear  from the. outside world. I have seen them  in the postoffice at Dawson when the little sack of letters had arrived once in a  month by an overland mail carrier. The  expression of melancholy homesickness  and want intheir faces when they find no  letters for them is touching in the extreme."   Men Sized-up Right.  Men are constantly declaring that  women are vain, but they never think of  looking nearer home. We all certainly  possess a streak of vanity, and I certainly  think that when everything has been  said about that, the majority of women  have a right to be vain to a certain extent. We dress so as to make ourselves  as charming as possible, and when we attain that end, when we know that we are  looking our best, who can blame us if we  feel a small thrill of pride because our efforts have been successful. But what  about a vain roan ? No woman, however  vain, can compare to the man who is fully  persuaded that he is perfection imper-  sonified. .You can pander to his vanity to  the utmost "extent; you can pour  oceans of flattery into his ears.  He will absorb it . all and ~ ask  for more. - His appetite for such is insatiable. . Y���ou can # see these men every,  day on the streets and elsewhere. They  stroll slowly past the plate glass windows  in order to enjoy the graces of" their  figures and appearance, and are so wrapped up in themselves that they have, no  time to .notice that they are-a source of  amusement ,to others. T If they  board a  Vienna Restaurant  Baker, street, between Josephine-mid  *   Hall streets, Nelson.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NIBHT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  OPEN DAY Am NIGHT  The only restaurant in the city  employing' only white cooks.  Merchants'lunch from ri2 to __  O'clock, 25 cents. Dinner From 5  to 8.    Short orders   at   all   hours.  Patronize Home Industry  SMOKE UNION MADE CIGARS  n  OUR SPECIALTY  11  MANUFACTURED BY THE  Kootenay Cigar  Manufacturing Co.  Nelson  BBITISH COLUMBIA POTTERY CO., Ltd  VIOTOEIA,   -B. O.  MAN'UKAC'I'l/KERS OV  PRESSED HRICKS     FIRfC BRICKS      FIRE CLAY  VITIUFIKD SALT GLAZED SEWER PIPES  All kinds of sanitary fittings, agricultural drain tile,  flower pots, terra cotfa, chimney pipe and flue lining,  chimney tops, fire brick, lire clay, all kinds of lire clay  goods, assayers' furnaces etc., made to order.  Ornamental  Cement,  Carden  Border Tiles,  Vases,   Etc.  plaster of paris, lime, and all kinds of  ornamental plaster work.  ATLANTIC   STEAMSHIP   TICKETS.  To and from European points via Canadian and American lines. Apply for sailing dates, rates, tickets, and  full information to any Canadian Pacific railway agent or  C. P. R. City Agent, Nolson.  WILIJAM STITT. General S. 8. Agent, Winnipog.  ear they stand ou the back platiorm in  order that they may have a similar opportunity ni admiring themselves in the  glass window. They are the easiest of  people to entertain, because if you do not  feel inclined to talk to them, all j'ou need  do is to seat them where they can see  themselves in a looking-g-lass. Then they  are in the seventh heaven of bliss, and  you can leave them alone! To them a  look-glass and solitude is what a well-  stocked library istothe ardent bibliophile.  Benefits the Publicans and the Fanners.  Under any conditions London is not a  very enlivening place on Sundays, but  when to tlie death-like appearance of the  great city is added the dull pit-a-pat of  unending raindrops, the sight is depressing to the utmost degree. "  As far as the man in the street can see,  the only solitary good a wet Sunday  brings the metropolis is_that it washes off  a little of the soot which veils every beautiful building and magnificent monument.  One feels that tbe very rain itself is conscious that it is futile to get all the sticky  substance away; the intelligent onlooker  knows it is a hopeless task, and that the  smoke and soot will be all-triumphant  again on Monday morning, rain or no rain.  Probably there are only two classes of  people all over the country who really  hail with delight a wet Sabbath. They  are the publicans and the farmers. But  the latter at certain times wriDg their  hands in horror when rainy Sundays  come too frequently. The takings of  many of the publicans on an inclement  Sunday evening exceed the whole ofthe  returns of the previous six days. Tobacconists, too, do a good stroke of business  on account ofthe same atmospheric conditions.  TheTremont Hotel  P. Burns & Co.  W1IOLJ.SA..K   AND   RETAIL  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at /felson, Rossland, Sandon and Creenwood.  RETAIL  STORES AT  Nelson,  Trail, Ymir, Kaslo, New Denver, Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  City,  Grand Forks,   Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  ORDERS BY MAIL  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  Fjead Office, Nelson, B.C.  IV|AL0)IIE & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters ftp Miners and Prospeetors  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.,  QUEERS HOTEL  BAKER STREKT. NELSON,  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Lanje comfortable  bedrooms and   Aral-class dining  room.   Sample room*- for commercial 7iicn.  _R^.TE3S  ^2   -_?_E__R   -D-A-TT  Mrs. E. >   OLARKC; Prop.  _Latc^of_thOL_fo}-ajJio_oI,____!ilgai*y,=  If. D. HUME* Manager.  The finest liol.ef in the interior.  Largo sample rooiiis.  Steam ticatiiind dlnclrjc light.  CORNER OV WARD AND VEftNON STS., NKLSON  BAKER AKD WARD STREETS, NELSON  The only hotel inNclsori that lias remained under one  management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are  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  HOTEL  Two and a half miles up the Outlet from Nelson.  Spring Chickens, Fresh Cream,  Pure Milk, Fresh-Laid Eggs.  All of which arc from tlio .ranch belonging to the hotel  SPECIALTIES:  A pleasant 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 cither road or water.  WILLIAM ROBERTS, Proprietor. -  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  Ereo bus meets all trains  Hourly street car to HtaLioi.  Revelstoke, B.C.  West Kootenay Butcher Co  AIL KINDS OF FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  BaRer street, jieison E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT A'lTENTION.  James McPhee I electmclan  Will contract to supply and install any l^ind of electrical machinery  Will wire buildings for electric lighting, electric bells,  electric burglar alarms, electric annunciators.  Will contract lo install fire alarm systems in towns an  cities.   Kull stock ol wire and li-tturcs on hand.  WHITE F0f{ PRICES.    Office and Storeroom:   Josephine Street, ffelson.  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ltd,  HEAD  OFFICE,   LONDON,  ENGLAND.  All communications relating to  British .Columbia business to be addressed [to P.O. Drawer  J-    J   - 505, Nelson, British Columbia  RODERICK. ROBERTSON, General Manager (\,t-,   <-.s-mi.     i-_   ���-_  S FOWLER, E.M., Mining Engineer I   INfc-LSCJlN,    D. G.  Goat River Lumber Company  0_E?,__IlSTO__Nr, - _B_ c.  Situate on the Crow's Nest'Railway is prepared to deliver lumber of any description in any. quantity at any place within the  district of Kootenay.     -'  ,  Tenders Solicited  GOAT  RIVER   LUMBER  COMPANY,  G.  A. "BIGElOW,  Manager  Nelson  Planing  Mills  FLOORING, LINING, MOULDINGS, DOORS,  AND SASHES IN STOCK.  ^E��ERy-DESCRIPTION 0F-J0INERY,-D00RS-ANDWIND0WS"  MADE TO ORDER. t      "  Office and Mills Corner Mall and Front Streets* flMfcoi*  y^nf$nn  it and  .Bulbs, VRdseS,, Hollies; BJiOdlodcndjuOnSi,  Jftu-tty ISveisyue-jn.'., ok*. 'i'liou**.*uuls.aro  growing 0*i my owii 'grounds. -H'onb  complete stock in tho province. Boos  and bee supplies, agfieulfcural iiiiple-  inonts, Spray pumps, and cut flowers.  New ciitaloguc now' ready.  -Mi. er. s.Ensn-RfX'"  (J0I WcsUninsLcr Road, Vi-ncouvcr, I.. C.  AUCTION SALE OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS  We will sell at auction on tbe premises on  Thursday, March 30th. at 2 o'clock p. m all the  contents of a well furnished hemse.  Sale without reserve, terms cash.  Come to Observatory street, second house  west of Stanley.  O. A. WATERMAN & CO., Auctioneers  Notice   of   Application   for  Certificate  of  Improvements.  YKI.r.OWSTO.VK MINKKAI. Cl.AI.M, filtUATK IN THK NKLSON*  MINIM! DIVISION O** WKST KOOTKNAV DISTKICT, AND  LOUATKD SIX MILES BAST OK SALMON KIVKK, ON KOltKS  ���Of WOLK AND SHKKI" OKKKKS.  Tuk-e notice thai I. J. M. H. Knirbaini. actin)j sis atfcn^  for Mtitfli Al. Hillings, free* miner's ccrlidoatc .No. 2I,iS_.v,  and Tliomas ..cnncl, froe Winer's cortilicutc No. 21.*>.A,  intend, sixty days from the datohereof. to apply to the  mining recorder for a certificate of improvements, for  tlio purpose of olHaininn a .crown Rrant of tlie above  claim. And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such  certifieate of improvements; ,    J. M. It. KAIUI3AII.N.  Dated this 28th day of February, 18!)!).  NOTICE   TO   CONTRACTORS.  Sealed Tenders will bo reeeicved by the underi.ignc.1  ui) lo Wednesday noon, March 29th. for the excavation  and masonry on the foundation of the Hank of Montreal  building on the S. W. corner..of Kootenay and Uaker  streets. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. 1 Mans and spticilicaUnim may be seen at my olllce.  AKT1IUII M. HODGINS. Architect.  ADMINISTRATOR'S NQfj.CE.,  IN   TIIK   SVri.KM!-!   C0UKT   OV"  HH'TIBU   .COLU.MHIA,,���';ffii'i  radIUxb. ��� _     .' "    "  In tho matter of tlie. esCato and CfleGtJS of Cl(arlcij Vji.ii  Nqs,*,deceased,; int($_atc!-  Xotieo is hereby given t-hat fin order of this honourable  court'dated" i!.ie,25!:.i day of -.eVniarr, A. Di J8D0, Alfred,  .lolin .Miu:k��saiid JJetJa.turi Downing luivo been apiJoiiUed  admiliistratqrs'of'Uio" per^oifi.l et.tale Hiijl'eil*pfitf of ihe'  said��� d'ccefiscd. whodiep_,on OiVitbout life i2_h day ot' JAii.  .ini'y. A. 1). IS90. " "  Ail persons hayint; Clftiififij agafeist the,said deceased  are required on or before the tifftt day a( April, A. 1).  IKW. to send full particulars of such clairils. dfily Verified,  by statutory declaration, to Alfred .John JJark?, ofNel:  son, I). C, with their clirfHtian and ^urnaiucsj addresses?  i.tkI descriptions and tho'Sitlue' of tll'iS scciiriti-is, if any,  held by them.  And further take notice that aftdr^sucli bust iilchtiOned  date, the said administrators will proceed to lidihinistcr  the: said estate and distribute the proceeds thereof  amongst the parties entitled (.hereto, having regard only  to the claims of which they shall then have iiotic6 and  Will not be liable f6r the assets or inly part, thereof to any  iHirsOni or persons of whose claims notice Shall not hftve  been received by thou, at the dltte Of such distribution.  ELLIOT & LKNNJE.  Solicitors for the Administrators.  Dated this 28th day of February, A. D. 18U9."  Notice   of  Application   for   Certiflcate   of  Improvements.  HKKI.IN I.3251 O. 1, EURKKA h 3255 G. 1,'P. V. (3, KKACTION  I. 3254 O. 1, nUITANN-A I.32S. G. 1, GKAS'D L. 181,0 G. l.MAb,  KKACTION I. ,'f25G G. 1, MINEKAL CLAIMS. SITUATE IN  TIIK NKLSON MINING DIVISION OK WKST KOOTENAY  DISTKICT, AND LOCATED ON TOAD MOUNTAIN, ADJOIN  I NO THE HALL MINKS.  Take notice that I, John Hirsch, jus agent for the Hall  Mines Company, Limited, free iiilneFs certificate No.  2551a, intend, sixty (lays from the date hereof, to apply  to I ho mining recorder for a ccrtiflcato of improvements,  for tho purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above  claims. And further take notice that action, under section 37, must bo commenced before tho issuance of such  certificate of improvements. 'JOHN HIRSCH.;  Dated this 26th day of November, 1898.       :       [Jap?  3SrOTIO-E_.  In the Comity Court, of Kootenay, holden at Fort Steele,  No. 47 of 1&.9.  In the matter of Stephen John JofferJ", deceased, and iii  the matter of tho "Official Administrator's Act," dated  15th day of March, 1899.  U pon reading the affidavits of Robert C. Walbey and  Jamea V. Armstrong, it is ordered that James _"*. Armstrong, official administrator for tho County Court District of Kootenay, shall be administrator of all and singular tbe goods, chattels and credits of Stephen John  Jeffcry, deceased, and that this order be published in two  weekly issues of The Tribune, a newspaper published at  Nelson, in the said county. J. A. FORIN, J. THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B.C.. TUESDAY, MARCH 5>8, 1899  Druggists' Sundries  i.-i  : 8  See that your  prescriptions are  filled by us.  "TX7"E 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  Speeial attention given to their compounding  i.y  i .  W. F. Teetzel &. Co.  CORNER BAKKR AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON  Be Well Dresse  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  P. 0. Store, Baker Street, Nelson. .Branch Store at Ymir.  IS  Jewelery, -Watches, .Clocks,  Silverware, "Pianos,  Sewing Machines, Bicycles.  EVERYTHING GOES  .JACOB- yii(^H@-6^^^M^vigQnMitaR  in  ALL  KINDS  Ckit^: lJ|?ftci^ fanls^ Awnings,  of* aftrJ lanc^Sfeljied Curtains lor  Verahdalvs and Windows  ALL SIZES OF  IN STOCK  PR0PRf_STQR       Baker St. opposite postofflee. Nelson  'V5r_E_COE-i.S-A.3I-iE!   _A.0Sr_D   KE^^IH,  3&L&TZ-*,    Gr^U^-JUSt.  Write for quotations dn car Jots;  3-<r*E3X-SO-N-,   B. C.  _EjQ?*C.  ftntfate anil fiuildeps  WII.I, DO WKI.I- TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  a  A large stock of first-class dry material on hand, also  a fall line of Sash, door.., mouldings, turned work, eta.  FACT0RV WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:  Foot ot Hondryx street, Nelson  Telephone, oi   John Rae, Agent  MILLINERY  I respectfully invite fche Indies 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   30th.    Inspection of stock  invited.       mrs. e. Mclaughlin  Josephine street, '.Nelson.  PIANO  ORGAN  VIOLIN  GUITAR  MANDOLIN  BANJO  AUTOHARP  ACCORDEON  VIOLIN BOW  STRINGS  or MUSIC  Call at our Store and we "will do the rest.'  Canada Drug and Book Co.,  .   LI.-vCIT-E.-D.  Corner Baker and Stanley Strcots, Nelson.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  The erection of a row of four residences  on lots -I, :., 0, 7, 8 and 9, block 39, facing  on Mill street east, will be commenced  next week by Fred Smith, A. D. Emory,  H. M. Vincent aud A. JMcIutyre, who  recently purchased the six lots, each  taking a lot and a half.  Theo Madson is erecting a two-story  residence on lots IS and 19, block 100,  fronting on I\lill street west, and expects  to move into it on May 1st.  II. M. Vincent has found his* business  increasing so rapidly this spring that be  was compelled to put on two more tailors  yesterday in order to keep up with orders.  Cascade l.ecord,-.."3th: Victoria is over  000 miles from Cascade, by the route  taken by the mails, while! Nelson is less  than 100. Lust Sunday the .Record received the Nelson and Victoria papers of  the previous Friday. This is a pretty  comment on our mail service. Evidently  the greater the distance, the greater the  dispatch, and conversely, the shorter the  distance to be travelled, the longer it  takes.   It works out that way at any rate.  O. M. Rosendale has been appointed to  represent Kootenay lodge No. 1(5, Independent Order of Oddfellows, at tbe dedicatory services of the new Oddfellows'  hall at Colville, Washington, ou the 30th  instant.  T. C. Collins, prospector and historian,  returned to Nelson last night from Trail,  where he went to arrange the preliminaries of a deal for au interest iu several  Champion Creek claims..  Hillyer & Co. have secured the contract  for the erection of two eight-room houses  on the south side of Silica street, between  Stanley aud Ward streets, for L. Peters.  P. Lainout, manager of the Canada  Drug & Book Company, left this morning  for Revelstoke to meet travelers for eastern wholesale houses to purchase goods  for the Revelstoke and Nelson branches.  A meeting of the Nelson baseball club  will be held tomorrow night at S o'clock  in the Hume hotel to arrange for opening  practice matches.  AVJ. Marks l'eturned last night from a  visit to Grand Forks, ��� Cascade, Greenwood, Rossland and Trail, where he has  spent the past month looking up the min-.I  ing and real estate interests of the late  Charles Van Ness, of whose estate he is  one of the administrators. He fouud:  some of the mining interests of the deceased in a very complicated condition,  and he will require to make another trip  over the same, ground, before begets  them in proper shape. Some of the  property will be sold as soon as possible  and the balance held for increase in value.  A large number of people are going into  the Boundary district, and there is great  danger that business in almost every line  will be overdone.  J. Fred Ritchie of Rossland spent today  in Nelson, en route to Whitewater Xo ex-  amine'the White. Elephant and Hillside  mineral claims, -situate in. the* Jackson  basin, ,on.'whichMie-intends starting aV  force,of men in a few..days on development work. *  .- *   "=".*"   -.-'-. .    !   '."-'-;  .���   Will Start .up the Lead Furnace.  The Hall Alines smelter, will commence  the .treatment of silverTlead.��ores  within  the   next- ten; days;   Fpr the past two  mouths the company, has been  receiving  ore from Slocan and* Ainsworth properties, and has now a considerable stock on  hand.    It is not the intention of the company  to attempt the, treatment, of the  silver-lead-- ores   by   themselves.    Silver  'King;pjres.earxw,ing a:small ^percentage of  copper will be Created with��� the" gulje"___��  fo_.e���s., ai^d" the, ii$e of ihig'ore with, that"  'which lias been already, purchased .will  ensure, a fairly long rtvfl .vibli ifchejlead fur:  nalce.  "The^epplJt of ��IYTr/ flardj-. tin ���0n :the  lorebociies of �� the Silver "King- iii titivated"  thai,M\ere,-wer,e large quaptibifes of oi*4e  carryihg little.coppjer, anj3J& pointed out"  . thrittbprofitably. treat, thg Same iu the  cdppesr furnace it would he necessary to  seQurg, other ores to mix with _'*�� which  carried a!-._*|jer quantitjf of copper.. The"  move of thecomj.any to treat, this pre  with the galena oi'es will probably fender  the  policy suggested j>y  Mr. 1-iitrdj.hau  -unnecespry^      =    ~~^  MINING   RECORDS.  N'KI.SO.\ MlXI-iC   DIVISION���1..CC01U- OFFICE AT   NELSON  .^--Tuesday, March 23th���Transfers���An undivided one-  lialf interest in the Copper Lake, situate on the summit  of Brooklyn mountain, live miles south of lirooklyn ; S.  ,1. Hate to Albert Fossland of Nakusp ; consideration ��1.  An undivided one-half interest in the Brooklyn, situate  nn Brooklyn mountain, on west side of Lower Arrow  lake; W. (J..Coppock lo Albert Kos-land: consideration  SI. An umliviui-il one-half interest in the l'up. situated  on Brooklyn mountain, on west side of Arrow lake; W.  U. Coppock to Albert Kossland ; consideration $1. An  undivided one-hulf interest in the Bull l'up. situate on  Brooklyn mountain ; i_. J. Bate to Albert Fossluml : consideration .?1. An undivided one-quarter interest in the  Brooklyn ; \V. C. Coppock lo Albert, Kossland : consideration S7;>. An undivided one-quarter interest in the  Hull Dote; W. C. Cappook to Albert Kossl uid : consideration S7;*>. An undivided onc-ciKhlh inteicst in the  Alice, Itunin nco anil Condor, situnte on Hall crook: C.  I_. Milburnc to the luincan .Mines, Limited : consideration SI.    Railway Depot Located.  The 'Canadian Pacific has decided to  build the Greenwood depot and ft eight  shells on the bench on the west side of  Boundary creek, between Ida and Louisa  strei.Ls. .Boundary creek is being straightened, so as to run through the centre of  Boundary avenue in k channel '10 feet in  width. This will leave a roadway on  each side of 30 feet in width. The  straightening of this creek, which is being  done by the railway, company aud the  townsite people jointly, will reclaim  about twenty blocks of land suitable i'or  business and warehouse purposes.  ~ ~       FOR   SALE. ~^        ~  ADRAV'IXG  business,  well  established,  3 rigs.  f>  horses, stable and complete outfit.   Apply Vv. A.  Costello, Nelson, B. C.          Price ��:*000.  FOR SALJ.  No atcen  '.--hots 1 to Is* bock 100, Nelson.  nts.   Box 5"_!, Nelson.   FOI1 SAl'.K���Lots.���*,.(��� nnd 7 block JS, Nelson, with dwelling  house.     Price  ��1000.   _so  agents.     Box '57"_,  Nelson. .  OH1 .Al'��� Ton-stamp mill, with concentrators complete;  good condition.   Address, JYIill, Tribune olllce, Nel-  son, li. C.   HOUSI_iiO__D  GOODS-Must he sold at once.   Bargains.   Apply first house west of St. Paul's church,  Victoria street, -Nelson. _^  TENANTS   WANTED  FOR four stores, three basements, and one second-  story warerooin. The stores and basements will be  21 by 100 feet, the second-story wart-room 1(10 by 1(10 feet,  all in a brick building, with stone basement, having a  southern frontage on Baker street." Occupation given  July 1st. Inquire of John Houston, Vernon street, Nelson.  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORB  CARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  Giant, Caps and Fuse  _^,   Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and -yVoodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  WOODEN    W IroTn> st��ei>  Sheet  MATERIAL     \*k      Iron' T-Rails  '    Paints, Oils, Glass  TO   LET.  FltOM or about April 1st., an eight-room house; furnished, bath room, electric light, piano, workshop  and large garden. Corner of i'alls and Hoover streets.  Apply IC. P. Whalley, Nelson, B.C.    WANTED.  WANTED���The postofHee address or any information  of Archie .Wilson or ltichard Wilson, brothers;  aged 23 and 27 years, respectively; Scotch; low set and  dark coup exion. Mrs. Christina Wilson, 1507 Congress  street, Chicago, Illinois.    PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  n.  HOLDICH���A nulytical Chemist and A_._uyer.   Victoria street, Nolson.   T C. GWILIjUI, B.A.Sc. & W. S. JOHNSON, B.A.Sc.  " ��� ���"Mining Kngineers and Analytical Chemists,  Slocan City, 1_. C.   LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS  OF PYTHIAS���Nelson   Lodge,   No,  25,  Knights of Pythias, meets in 1. O. O. F. Hall,corner  Baker and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  8 o'clock.   Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  C. FltKNCH. C. C. G. BOSS, K. of R. is S.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month'.- Sojourning  brethren invited. .. ���        '  A.  in-  Important,, if True,  Buftalo, March ^S.-^Itiiinigration  spector Debai'i'y this niorning* took back  to Canada James Hutchinson, a lad iii'teei.  years old, arrested yesterday iu the  thirteenth precinct i'or ti'uanqy. Tlie  lad's home is in Stratford, Ontario,  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:  Corner. Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  THE LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO.  Will  be found  in  their new  premises  on   Baker Street  o. with  a complete stock of  HARDWARE  Shelf and  Heavy  Heavy  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  You will find it to your advuntiigo to consult us  =    _,-: -., before 'placing your orders -   * .   '   .  Tinsmithing arjd Plurnbing a Specialty  Estimates Cheerfully Furnished  ains in  ;G#ttltt��tortS:  use   picks,   shovds,   etc.,  should not fail to look at our line  =ofr"-go&d'sr=wliich^for^qiifa1itre��=lfn^1  material cannot be beat.  Having- gone over our immense stock and. finding  that we can do business where- others are trying,  we find it proper for our customers a,nd_ others to  Come and Get Bargains  in%rb^i^-V^  always^ Med ^th-i^latesi.fioveltiies.  We  have  Coffees,,  and car  Slailling?s e��M>rated  Java aiicl Mocha,  1!eas.   MMng orders promptly filled  packed.   Prices right.  Vancouver Hardware Co., M  Importer.! of Sliiilf ailtl Ileuv.' Hardware.  MAflA & BAI.NARIi BLOCK, BAIClOH ST., NELSON  A NICE PAIR OF SHOES  Is as  necessary as a  new suit of clothes  and  a  nice  hat  Our stock  of spring and  summer footwear is  now  complete  ALL SHAPES, ALL STYLES, ALL SIZES AND /\LL LASTS  ;'S  Telephone 10.   P. O. Box K & W.      Baker street West, Nelson  Falls on  Sunday this season,  on this  account there will be a biV demand for  20 AND 28 WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON  THE RUSH  Has been so great we were  compelled to order more goods  which have just arrived. First  come first choice.  H. M. Vincent  BAKElt ST. WEST, NELSON, B.C.  Young Men  It you want a nobby"suit or a stylish pair  of pants for spring wear call at rooms 5 and  !l Clements block. I will show you some  nice cloth and samples, and will send same  to your oflicc or room where your measure  can bo taken. Will fit you as you were  never fitted before. .  LADIES'TAILOR MADE SUITS  A SPECIALTY  Stevens, Tfje Tailor  Come direct to us as we will be well supplied. We have also made arrangements  with the Nelson hens to keep us supplied with new laid eggs until after the feast, if  you don't have boiled eggs for bi*eakf_-st don't blame us.  Something choice in Easter hams and breakfast bacon, and a pound of oiir Tea Will  complete the bill pf fare.  3-Star Flour Makes Grood Bread.  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. O,  M, DesBrisay & Go,  The Best on the Market  Just received a carload of the Lake of the Woods Milling Company's  celebrated Hungarian brands of Flour, wliich 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 ordors promptly attended to  ,:.   Baker Street West, opposite Oddfellows' Block  JOHN A. IBVIM & CO.  SPECIAL ATTENTM  Tho supply is limited, so call early and.examine this stock.  Have just received a consignment of Harris home  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  FEED J. SQUIBE, Baker St. Nelson  -*MW_fi5jl��.*��^nr-J ,

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