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 $0  ^  Op  ASSOCIATED   PRESS  'REPORTS  THAT   CONTAIN   MORE  Or  Less  Information   About  the   Filipinos  and   Other  People   Unknown  to   Canadians.  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON,  MARCH  29,.  I SIM).  Maniln, March 2i).���Information reaches  here that the insurgent* capital has been  moved from   Malolos   f.o San Fernando.  The army has not; advanced today, as tho  mon are building bridges and waiting for  supplies to   come up.   The   country  between Marilo anil Manila  piesouts a  picture   of  desolation.     Smoke-    is   curling  from hundreds of ash heaps and remain-;  of Lives and fences torn   bv shrapnel are  to be soon everywhere.   Tho general tip  pearance of the counLry  is as  if ifc had  been swept by a cyclone.    The roads are  strewn with furniture and clothing chopped in flight, by Filipinos.   The only people remaining behind are a few aged persons     to     infirm      Lo      escape.       They  camp beside   the ruins  of their former  homes and beg passers-by for any kind of  assistance.   A majority of them are living on tlie generosity of our soldier.*, who  give them portions of their rations.   The  bodies of dead   Filipinos are stranded in  the shallows of the rivers or are  resting  in the jungles where they crawled  to die  or were left in the wake of the hurriedly-  retreating army.   These bodies give forth  a horrible odor,  but  there is no one to  bury them.  Tlie inhabitants who (led from the  towns left in such a panic that on the  tables our soldiers found spread money  and valuables and in the rooms were  trunks containing other property of value.  This was the case in most of the houses  deserted. They were not molested by the  American soldiers, but the Chinese, who  slip in between the armies, are looting  when they can. They have taken possession of several houses and raised over  them Chinese flags, some of which were  torn down.  FKO.M   WASHINGTON.  The following cablegram from general  Otis has been received by adjutant-general Corbin : Manilla, March 2'.).���McAr-  thur's advance yesterday was only to tbe  outskirts of Marilao. It took until late in  tbe afternoon to repair the road aud railway bridges and send cars through with  supplies. He commenced his advance at  six o'clock this morning, and marched  rapidly on Bocave. He will continue to  Bigja, feveu miles from Malolos. The  enemy have destroyed the railway aud  telegraph lines, ancl a construction train  is following our foices. The enemy's resistance was not so vigorous today. Our  loss thus far is slight. The towns in front  of our advance are being destroyed by  fire.   The troops are in excellent spirits.  Looking After Canadian Interests.  Montreal, Alarch 29.���A Star cable from  London says : Lord Stratheonaand Mount  Royal is in daily attendance -at the high  commissioner's office, though his cold has  '.not, quite gone. He has made representations ou behalf of the Canadian  govern-  ,. ment to the colonial office, expressing the  - hope that-the imperial government will  support the private bill, now before the  .house of commons, for the admission of  . solicitors tp the superior courts in British  possessions to the supreme courts of the  \ United Kiugdom. Another private bill,  now before the house of commons, compels holders of degrees from universities  outside of the United Kingdom to indicate  the source of their degrees wheu using the  same in the United Kiugdom. Lord  Strathcona lias-represented to the colonial  ofiice that his measure would impose au  invidious distinction upon universities of  such a high position as Toronto and Mc-  Gill. The bill was brought in by the high  university authorities, including sir John  Lubbock and Sir. Carson, Q. C, who feel  strongly that some step is necessary to  prevent the parade here of British degrees  inferior to those of the colonial universities.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YBAK;  WEEKLY, $2.  FULL PROTECTION IS DEMANDED  FOB   KOOTENAY  INDUSTRIES.  South Kootenay Board of Trade Wants Increased Duties Imposed Upon Lead  and Lead Products.  tions. Hut, it is added, this feeling "has  altered greatly since the recent heavy  lighting. Although ifc is said beyond a  doubt that the United States at one time  have been very glad to exchange or otherwise disburden themselves of what will  be a permanent charge of the islands."  Will Investigate.  -udiaii-.poli1*-, March 29.���Senator Fairbanks of Indiana of the joint high com-  mis.-ion announces that ho intends to  make a trip to Alaska this spring. The  time of the departure is dependent upon  the word from senator Perkins of California, who will be a member of the party.  Tbe plan is to go to the head of the Lynn  canal, which is fifteen or twenty miles  from the scene of tbe reported recent rioting over tbe boundary line, for the purpose of making an investigation of the  boundary question. Senator Fairbanks  says that two or three members of the  commission besides himself will make the  fcri p.    France Becoming Uneasy.  Paris, March 2!).���Captain Mart-hand,  who^e occupation of Fashoda on the Upper Nile nearly brought on war between  France aud Great Britain, is to be conveyed home on the cr.uiser Assas. It is  rumored that Cam bo n, the French ambassador to the United States, will shortly be replaced at Washington by someone whose family connection will help  him to counteract England's growing influence with America.  THE POSTOFFICE REVENUE MORE  THAN   THE   EXPENDITURE.  East and West Kootenay is Not a  Charge  on the Postoffice Department, all  Statements to the Contrary.  DOES IT MEAN A MINER'S STRIKE  THROUGHOUT   KOOTENAY?  Mining Men Are Uneasy Over the Outcome  of the Legislation Wliich Brings in  the Eight Hour Day.  Treated the Boy Liberally.  New York, March 29.���William K. Van-  derbilt has duplicated his wedding  present toll is daughter, Cousuelo duchess  of Marlborough, for his son William K.  Vanderbilt, Jr. Securities amounting in  value to $10,000,000 have been turned over  to the young man by his father. Miss  Virginia Fair, the bride to be. is said to  have $s.,0O0,O00 in her own right.  The Shareholders Are Satisfied.  London, March 2!).���The annual meeting  of the shareholders ofthe Grand Trunk  .Railway Company of Canada was held  here today, when they unanimously  adopted tbe report of the directors.  There was no incident of note.  Whenever the postollice department is  asked to better the postal facilities in  Kootenay, the invariable reply is thatthe  revenue is so much less than the expenditure that increased expenditure cannot  be thought of. The report of the postmaster-general for the year" ending June  30th, 1S98, shows clearly that any such  contention is not based on facts. The revenue from the accounting postoftices in  East and West Kootenay exceeds- the  total expenditures for salaries, rent of offices and transportation of mails by several thousand dollars. The total revenue  was $49,880.03 and the total expenditure  $40,442.42. Tub Tr.j.une has gone to  some trouble to compile the figures and  they are given below:  Detail of all payments for mail trans  portation in Enst and West Kootenay for  the year ending June 30tb, li.98 : .; ���  Name of Route.  Air sworth nnd wharf   Albert Canyon and railway station   Arrowhead railway station and ��_enn_er.  Arrowhead and Thompson's Landing   Arrowhead and Trout Lake  Halfour and wharf   Bearer and railway station...  Big Bend and Revelstoke  Amount.  ..*. 110 50  40 00  115 til  70 00  .21 00  21 00  100 00  400 00  ��� Reply Adopted. ''  Winnipeg, March 20.���In the legislature  yesterday, the debate on the address in  reply to the speech from" the"throne was  concluded, aud the reply adopted without  division.         V   SLOCAN   CONCENTRATES.  -Will-Be-La*unched~in June."  London; March 21).���A representative of  the Associated PreSs had an interview  with, sil' Thomas LiptOu, owner of the  challenger for the America cup. He said  the Shamrock would probably be launched  during the first week of June. Slje was  not as adviineed as lie hoped,howeveiyaud  he was unable to fix the date for her  launching, which would be an entirely  private function. The owner of the  Shamrock also said the decismh as to tho  mode of crossing the Atlantic would rest  with the cuptftin of the Shan, rock And her  builder. Everything, however,'would be  dot?e strictly according to the rules of the  cuj. comrJetitions, and nothing in the  nature of sharp practice would be  attempted. Sir Thomas Lipton declined  to discuss the construction Of the yacht.  Gould Not Stand Poverty.  Satf Francisco, March-20.���A letter from  Gautemala says: Mr. Casin, a friend of  Ezetta, Once president of Salvador;  walked over a cliff a few days* since near  Port-a-J'utla and was dashed to death on  the rocks below. Nobody believed the  act suicidal, though he declined to take  food for a couple of days prior to the occurrence. It will be remembered Casin  made a fortune in Salvador, variously estimated at from $500,000 to $1,000,000. He  shared Ezetta's exile, and participated in  the expense of the sloop on which Ezetta  aud he sailed for California a couple of  years ago. Ezetta died in Panama in  poverty, and the same fate has overtaken  Casin.  _______  Wanted to Sell Out.the Philippines.  London, March 20.���The Birmingham  Post today publishes the following report  as emanating from a usually well-informed source: That the United States  government at the beginning of February,  proposed through sir Julian Pauneefote,  that Great Britain should take over the  Philippine  Islands  upon   certain  condi-  Two carloads of ore were shipped^from  the Bosun Sunday, making 310 tons this  year,.and upwards of 700 tous since the  property was purchased. Ten families in  New Denver depend on the Bosun for  support and two others are coming in.  The cross vein encountered in the main  tunnel of the Marion shows a width of  four feet, with splatches of "ore scattered  through it. More attention will be paid  to it whemthe snow goes oil*. It is quite  soft, permitting water to seep through.  The Payne Mining Company, Limited,  has just completed the purchase of the  Telephone claim, three-quarters from M.  11. W. -Rathbourne and the remaining  quarter from P. Burns. The Telephone  adjoins the Two Jacks of the Payne  group, and is a most valuable piece of  grouud. It will afford the new company  more working space and  ledge territory.  Mooney and Dorsey are  within fifteen  -feet; of-tl_e-big-contacfc~on~their croHS^cuf  in the Frisco.   They expect to tap a good  chute of ore. Their bond falls diie iti June.  Two men are developing the Queen  City, on tlie flit to the east of the creek,  at. New Delivers They are sinking a shaft  and have met with a little galena. Water  is coming in somewhat freely now, which  may cause a cessation of labor for a time.  To the east Of the Mollie flughes group,  on Goat mOuntaiu, is the Ttirris group,  do h si sting of live claims, arid owned by  Messrs. MeNaught, Will, and,ThohipsOii.  DevelojMiieut is tcS be commenced so soon  as the snow goes off"* Last yeaf a ��6od  trttil was built and permftpent workings  commenced. The vein is well defined and  has been traced upwards of AOP feet on  the sltrfuce 'Without a break. In it is a  paystreak of four ihclies of exceedingly  high grade ore, which has assayed 4400  ounces ill silver. It has argeutite arid  gray copper mixed through it.  Tlie force on the Mabou claim, above  the Enterprise, on Ten Mile, has been increased this week.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  R. F. Green, M. P., of Kaslo is in Nelson  and will remain until tomorrow. He has  his only sou along with him.  C. D. Kennedy, late purser On the  steamer Rossland, left Nelson this morning for Lake Bennett, Where he will take  the position of purser on the steamer now  being built there for "Steve" Bailey.  G. A. Farini, manager of the Oro Gold  Mining & Milling Company, who are operating the Golden Wedge mine on Lemon  creek, left this morning for Toronto, to  consult with the directors of the company  in regard to the work outlined for the  summer.  L. P. Nelson and John Johnson will take  charge of the Klondyke hotel on Saturday.  Harry Houston, secretary of the Nelson  baseball club, has heard from Sandon, in  effect that Sandon will have a baseball  team this year that will wipe everything  in Nelson f-'om the face of the earth.  Burton City and btcamcr landing  -Hi 00  Cody and Sandon  358 31  Peer Park and wlinrf    HO 00  Donald and railway station  1C0 00  Field and railway station  100 00  Fire Valley, mail steamer and Nakusp  104-00  Fort Steele and Wardner  85 00  -fort Steele and Tobacco Plains   474 OS  Golden and railway station  200 00  Golden and St. I<_ii|_ene Jlission  5,897 (il  Halcyon Hot Springs and mail steamer  8 3.  Hall and railway stJition  8 33  Illieillcwaet and rail way station  50 00  Kaslo and wharf  250 Oil  Nakusp and rail way station and wharf  100 81  Nelson and Nelson &Foit Sheppard .station  -109 50  Nelson and Canadian Paciflcstation   375 su  Nelson and wharf  -5fi 50  New Denver and i ail way station  293 SO  Now Denver and wharf  185 47  PalliKerand railway station  03 00  Pilot Bay nnd wharf .-.  81 OO  * Vcvel.toke and i ail way station 273 75  Revelstoke and wharf  ,    251 25  Uevelstoke Station and railway st" tion.,  40 00  Kobson and rail way station and wharf  97 27."  RoKcr.s Pass and railway station  55 00  Rosebery and railway station and wharf r.... HI 19  ltossland and custom house  ��� 100 00  Kossland and lied Mountain railwav station... 812 00  ltossland and Trail ;.. 322 00  Salmo and railway .station  50 00'  . Sandon and railway station  258 73  Silverton and wharf   .' "207 57  Slocan City and wharf and railway station.r.... 153 53  Thompson s Landing and 'wharf-  ."  (J 00  Thompson'!- Landing- and Trout Lake   " 121 00  Three Forks and railway station L."   315 00  Trail and wharf and railway station"  128 83  Waneta and railway station and wharf ; ... 18(i 50'  Waterloo and railway station and wharf  78 75.  A'mir and railway station . , 45 &:.  Total...  .  314,300 It  Detail of all payments for mail transportation by steamboats :  A'rowhendand Robson ....  $4,0(>S 70  ' Fort Steele and .roniiiiii,"-, Montana  13 75  Nelson and Kaslo,  ;.:  t, 108'30  Jtobson and Trail  215 1)0  Rosebery and Slocan  |,0!)5 Oo  Trail and Northport  212 50  Total   Detail of all payments  portation by rail :  Columbia & Western   Ivaslo & Slocan   Nelson S: Fort Sheppard   Ited Mountain railway   Total   Canadian Pacific, for all of Canada .  Statement    showing   the    accounting  offices in East and West Kootenay :  Commissions. Rent,.   ...$7,103 15  for mail trans-  ...S 73(i J3  ... 1,105 ((!  ... 1,502 40  ...     25U 00   S3.S94 29  ......C011,759 00  Gross  i'UCJ and  Revenue.  Salary  LiBht.  Ainsworth     S    700 01  $ 200 00  *? ,13 S3  .Donald   .....       924 20,  400 00  ,45 01  Field   ...,,.       585 44  tSOOO  34 (it  Fort Steele���,   .....    2,233 55  320 00  137 03  Golden  .       2,107 Iti  470 00  130 Wi  Illicillewiiet.. ...  105 58  200 00'  19 70  Kaslo ��� ���  .....    5,5t!t (il  1200 00  335 IS  Nakusp    ....    1,012 40  ������   300 *  12 8..  Nelson       13,130 51  1500 00:  133 '92  New I. on vet-        1,174 47  4(>0 00  111 81,  Pilot Bay          A.2 58'  Kill CI)  ,!t 93  Revelstoke..,        2,124 97  480 00  153 74  Revels'oke Station ,       2,094 52  .50,00  1.2 It  Ronci's' Pass ..........         215 17  OO 00  ��: 79  .ltossland ,..���.��.���.  ...... 14,588 51  3000 00  S71 13  Si>.wt,oi-   ��...  .....    4(301 lit.  800 00  311 ill  Silverton   . ...       9.8,71  250 ,00  1 05  ���SlucKii City...        l',237 10  300 0(t  21*0 Of*  32 '27  Three I'brks   .....       501 47  9 59  Trail ,.  .....    3,125 09  !K>& 00  121. 07  178 70  Ward nor ���          731 79  39 27  Total,...  $19,880 03    $I2,0lti*i7    $3ipli7 57  Gambling a Crime, ,  The polite court had all the appearance  of an Italian eiiiployraent office today  when the case agaillst Mrs. Mary Malette  for allowing gambling in the Kootenay  hotel was taken up. On Saturday last an  Italian named Guiseppe Colosimo lost $18  in what is called a game of aces, and to  get even with the house a complaint was  lodged against Mrs. Malette for keeping a  gambling house. There were just twenty-  five Italians present* and they with a  couple of lawyers kept the case going all  day. R. M. Macdonald appeared for the  prosecution and S. S. Taylor for the defence, and although the case was commenced this morning it was still in progress at halt-past three this afternoon.  The permitting of gambling in one's  premises constitutes an indictable offence,  for which offenders are liable to one year's  imprisonment, and while this case was  progressing the police magistrate said  that it looked to him as if the criminal  code was being invoked through spite.  Pleasure Boats.  W. Cbok, electrician of New Denver,  will build a steam pinnace for the use of  excursionists this summer. The machinery has been ordered. It will be thirty-  si-- feet long and will have good speed.  There is a feeling of uneasiness among  the mining operators of Southern Kootenay. The new legislation constituting  eight hours a day's work in the underground workings of the mines is responsible for this. The mine-owners have  reason to believe that the miners will insist upou the eight hour day and the same  rate of wages as was formerly paid for  ten hours, and this they say means a general shut down of the mines until cheaper  men can be secured.  S.  S. Fowler of the London & British  Columbia Gold Fields brought the matter  up at last evening's session ofthe South  Kootenay Board of Trade.   He said that  the present situation was worthy of the  most careful consideration of the board in  view of the effect which any attempt at  enforcing the eight hour day would have  upon the whole community.   He said that  several of the mining operators in Nelson  and in the Slocan had gone into the question  from the  mining operator's   standpoint, but sweeping all such considerations aside, and taking up the question in  a broad  sense, he was sure that; the new  legislation would work out to the disadvantage of everyone concerned.   It would  mean that the miners would receive less  money for tbe day's work or the mines-  would close down,   or it' might possibly  have the^effect of increasing the cost of  labor.   To increase the cost of labor would  manifestly be detrimental to the interests  of capital, and to decrease the wages of  the miners would be to drive them out of  the country.   Should it result in closing  down the mines it would drive everyone  else out of the country.     None of such  changes were desirable but any one of  them might happen as the result of any  attempt at enforcing the eight hour legislation,   lie thought the board of trade  should memorialize the provincial administration  to   allow matters   to stand as  they are.     The miue operators at present'  ,had ca good/class* of miners,  who  were  high-minded',* sensible and satisfied with  their condition.   In the state of Utah-the  .eight hour law had been enforced and had  been declared constitutional in the courts,  hut.it could hardly be regarded as satisfactory." The practical working out of the  system in Utah has been that whether the  costof labor per unit  was increas*ed or  decreased,   the- best   miners  have been  driven out of Utah.   "The men who took  tlieir places were an inferior class'of meu  and not a desirable element for any community.    In .Utah as" the result of the  eight hour legislation the  mining in  tbe-  state is largely done by Mormon ranchers*.  What happened iu Utah would happen in  British Columbia.   If the present desirable class ot miners was displaced as the  result of the new legislation  the mining  operators would require to put up with  inferior meu.   In view of the fact, however, that the mining sections of the community had  beeu taken at a disadvantage,  in that they had no intimation of  any    such   a   change,   iu    the    mining  law, and it was manifest that the operation of the amendment would operate to  the   permanent detriment of the whole  community, he thought that the board of  trade might very properly exercise such  influence as it had with  the  members of  the provincial cabinet to suspend the operation of the amendment until thejegis-  laturerea6sembiesr"IIe accordingly moved  that the chairman of the meeting appoint  a committee of fiye to formulate a memorial to the minister of mines witha view  to securing his, intercession for the purpose Of effecting the sus'peii-iion and  ulti-  uiate repeal of the amendment nmde to  the Metalliferous Mine*? Inspection Act.  Captain   Duncan   seconded    the  resolution.  G- &��� Bueh-inan explained that tlie matter had already received the attention of  fche Kaslo Board of Trade and the board  had been informed that the government J/'The  had already proceeded to etll'oree the provisions pi the act, the minister of mines  having given permission for the launching  of a prosecution jn reply*' to a request  froin ltossland. Mi'. Buchanan furthe.*  said that Kir. Wood Of the (Last Chance  mine, had heeaiji Victoria aiid hitd seen  nearly all the members of thegovernmetit^  upon the matter and had received an assurance frotii the minister of mines that  the administration would not give permission for any prosecutions under the  amendment, nor for its enforcement unless there was received a demand from  the miners, and that in such  an event the amendment would  be enforced. Everything therefore  depended upon the miners themselves. If  they refrained from asking for the enforcement of the act nothing would be  done but if they demanded its enforcement it would be enforced. In view of  this condition of affairs the reports from  the Slocan were alarming as it was reported that on April 1st the miners had  decided to demand an eight hour day and  to strike if the request was refused. In  such an event the mines would probably  be shut down for a time and the whole  country would suffer.  Mr. Buchanan considered it the most  serious situation which those interested  in the development of the country had  ever had to face. Everything rested entirely with the men. In view of the circumstance that all persons had been taken  advantage of in the passage of such legislation, and that the legislature had taken  a snap judgment against the district, the  miners might in deference to a strong ex  pression of public opinion allow the  matter to rest in abeyance until the next  session of the legislature. A great deal  might be accomplished in this direction by  the local press. The dangerous element,  in*' the matter would probably be the  leaders in the miners' organizations who  might call upon the men to stand up for  their right1:. Jt is generally understood  thatthe miners in the Slocan were content with the way things were going, but  that they were practically being coerced  by tho-*cat the head of their organization.  W. A. Macdonald���What did Mr. Green  say about the amendment ?  Mr. Buchanan��� He said that the matter  had bpeii brought up before the mining  .committee by the representatives of the  miners from Kossland and Nanaimo, but  that the mining committee refused to incorporate it in its report. When the  members of the house were considering in  committee of the whole the bill to amend  the Metalliferous Mines Inspection Act,  the house sat very late and the amendment was inserted. Premier Semlin said  he was not present, and the minister of  mines was not present. The amendment  was moved by some private member, and  whoever was representing the government in the house allowed it to pass. The  only minister who professed to knowcany-  thing about the amendment was Mr.'Cotton, who said that he knew about it, was  in favor of it, and allowed it to go  through. Mr. Green of Kaslo undoubted- I  ly voted for the amendment and Mr.  Hume was in Nelson running his campaign.  The resolution moved by Mr. Fowler  was then put and carried, and the chairman appointed as the committee: S. S.  Fowler, captain Duncan, S. S. Taylor, Q.  C, II. B. Thomson aud James Bannerman.  Whatever may be the individifal views  ofthe members of tho South Kootenay  Board'of Trade upon the question of the  Conservative party's policy of protection,  they are of one mind with respect to the  advisability of securing as much protection as they can for the lead industry of  Kootenay.  It was an adjourned meeting of the  board which was held for the purpose of  taking some action upon the question of  lead duties with a view to securing some  betterment of the conditions for the local  smelting of lead ores which was' introduced by J. J. Campbell of the Hall Mines  by<the admission into Canada free of duty  _-�� t- I    "������_   V^ n ��"J ink-* Inn J anL��>._lA t.       ��� _T  ���-   THE   CRANBEOOK   MURDER.  Latest Particulars.  W. II. Bullock-Webster,  chief of provincial police, left this morning for Cranbrook to investigate the circumstances in  connection with tho murder of Terrence  Ryan ou Monday night.   Additional particulars   in   regard   to   the  crime   were  learned last night from passengers  who  arrived in Nelson over the Crow's Nest  Pass railway.   P.   ifoung   of Winnipeg,  who is en route to the Boundary Creek  country, states that he arrived at Cranbrook on the train from the" east at 10:30  o'clock on Monday night.   He went to a  restaurant for supper, and on returning  to the,car, which was standing a short  distance west_.of the depot, he heard a.  shot fired.   Two engines, Nos. 127 and 304,  were standing on side-tracks. ' Hyan got  on engine No.' 127, on which  the turner  and,wiper we're working, and said: "Boys,  J have been having some fun  with  the  Italians."   After further conversation he  said:   ''1 guess I'll go to bed;  good, bye;  God    bless    you."    He   walked   a- short  distance aud was in the shadow of a car  -when the fatal shot was fired.   Robinson,  driver-of   engine  No.   iJOl,   wits, on his  engine washing his hands when he heard  the shot.   He looked upr and saw a man  throw up his hands aud fall to the ground,  lie jumped dowtf and ran and caught hold  of the murdered man, and in attempting  to raise him found that he was dead.   Dr.  King of Cranbrook and Dr.  Brumell of  Coal Creek were hastily biimmoued,  and  on examination found that the bullet bad  entered the back just below the shoulder-  blade on the left side, and had piercedthe  heart, coming out through the breast.  The murdered man was well connected  in Montreal, but for some time had been  working an a "cookee" at Smith's boarding-house in Cranbrook. He ia described  as a young .nj��.,j^oj!t^u;^n_ty_rfour_years-  "of oge7inoffensive, but full of life and fun.  The tragedy caused great excitement iu  Cranbrook, and steps were at once taken  by the police and citizens to apprehend  the murderer. Patrbls were sent out along  the different roads leading to the town,  but the geuei'&l impression is that lie is  hiding among hi_t cOuntryqien, who have  a ij.iYiuber bf shacks by themselves ajtiiig  the main line, a Short distance from the  depot. -r  KASLO   LOCAL   NEWS.  Kaslo rifle c'ohipuny, abm.it, forty  strong, tinder the command of lietjtenaiit  Twists, hud ii mtifch put <3n Monday evening, and presented an unexpectedly sol-  dierdikeappeawince. The boys are being  drilled in the Unocctipied *_to.-e on A  avenue hear Green ftrotbers' establishment,  ^ Kaslo is so orderly that the police commissioners, at a (fleeting op Monday afternoon, decided to cut tlie police jt'orcje in  twain. Chief Adams will have the peace  of the city under his sole charge, at least  for the present. A janitor for the new  city building will be appointed.  The court room is being fitted up. The  floor of the barristers'portion is receiving  a covering of neat patterned oilcloth, and  the judge's room and registrar's platform  are being carpeted. Ic will present a  very attractive appearance when completed. A. T. Garland's establishment  supplies the floor covering and blinds,  and Robert Elliott the furniture. County  court will be held in the new room oh the  fourth of May. County court registrar  Keen has issued his first summons, and  the work of this branch of his ofiice is  now fairly under way.  President Buchanan of the Kaslo Board  of Trade was named as delegate to represent its views at tlie meeting of the South  Kooteniy Board of Trade.     The Kaslo  board bad already on Saturday evening  recorded its approval of the suggestion  that  the  Dominion   government  secure  bonding privileges for lead, so that the  product of lead ore sent into the United  States for smelting might be returned to  Canada without paying duty.  of Canadian lead, which having been  mined and smelted in Canada was refined  in the United States.  G. O. Buchanan of Kaslo was present  and delivered a "good address upon the  question of lead duties and the manner in  which they operated with respect to the  mining and smelting industry of Kootenay. As a member of the Kaslo Board  of'Trade the speaker had given the lead  question considerable thought and his remarks upon it were full of interest. The  finding of the Kaslo Board of Trade upon  the matter was - that the conditions of  mining aud smelting would be improved  (1) By the substitution of a bonus to be  paid upon lead of Canadian origin,  smelted and refined in Canada,  in lieu of the bonus provided for  in the act for the encouragement of lead  smelting; (2) By au increase of the duty*  upon lead and its products coming into  Canada: first to the same rates as now  imposed by the tariff of the United States,  and secondly to the general average of  the duties now levied upon manfactured  goods coming into Canada; (3) By an  arrangement by which lead mined and  smelted in Canada can be refined in the  United States and reentered into Canada  free of duty. _  Mr. Buchanan theu'read a letter which  he had been empowered to forward to the  minister of customs, in which the Kootenay view of the lead question was stated  very forcibly, and the necessity for the  rearrangement of duties upon lead imports of all kinds was pointed out. The.  speaker said that when he was last in Ottawa he had been assured by Hon. Mr.  Fielding that in the event of the'failure  of negotiations of the Quebec commission,  and of representations being made to him  by the lead interests, that he would do all  in his power to place the same duties upon  lead manufactures or upon manufactures  of any other kind..  W. A. Macdonald then moved his resolution declaring* in-favor of the imposition of increased duties upon lead and'  lead products into Canada as< the best  meansVof encouraging the r mining -and  smelting industries, and of fostering a refining industry. , lie made a good speech  in favor of protection, as applied to the  mining industry of Kootenay, and cited  the Globe, Mail,and Empire aud Thb Tri-  runk as authorities for the statement  that the present condition of affairs was a  drain upon the district of Kootenay. This  resolution was seconded by H. B. Thom-'  son and* carried without .a dissenting  voice. f ' ���, '    L  A resolution endorsing the views of J.  J.   Campbell,   and  asking the Dominion,  authorities to admit into Canada free of  "duty, lead wiiich having been mined and  smelted   in. Camida  was   refined in   the *  United States, was then moved by James .  Bannerman; seconded by Dr. E. C. Arthur.  When  this resolution came up .for discussion Mr. Buchanan informed the members of the board that he had understood  from   the minister of-customs that there. *  would be no difficulty whatever in securing such an arrangement, should it be de-_  cidcd-by-those-directlyconcernedthat" it-"  would  be in  their interests.   The resolution was then carried unanimously.  The board then took,upithe question of.  the ffuhu'e of tfhe #&veHih^  local   smelte.'i'' the- btiuhtiV whicb\��they:",  had eariied tinder ���tj|ie pro:visibn> 6f''".t'li'e;  act for the eiicoilragemeht of  lead���smelt-  ing, and a resolfifcibriVWas moredst)y-_T.���:G..  Proctor and  ��eeorjdea'   by ��S. ;S>."���|^0wler.  authorizing the dele&aiq dtyihkhbkrJd who  is going to Ottawa to itlik^tihe njlitter up  with Hewiibt B<_stbi_k,-anduEthe has hbt��pal-"  f-eady.dp.ne,so, tp urge tjponliim.theineces,--  Sity ot inducing tfcie  gdverntuetit'to effect-  a settlement of tboclaims of the smelters.  This was alsoast-ented to.  Two Weeks Compared.  The following table shPws, the business  done at the Nelson pPstoffieeffdr the week  ending March 2ot"h, till is year, nind fbr the  same week last year. Last year the  postage on ordinary letters Was three  cents, this^y'ear it is two cents:  Ordinary letters...  Drop letters .....���  I "ostal ci.nls   Newspapers   Marcliandi.se .,   Koroit;n par-els ...  ItoKistered letters.  Total postage ,  .      7157 1  &S0/  7122  ���&a  401  592  382  30  3  *>  <��  171  13S  .$msr,  $.���10 35  Road to an Oil Warehouse.  The Silica street bridge over   Cottonwood Smith creek is finished, and the city  is now making the road to it passable for  teams as well as for pack horses.   The old  bridge will be removed, aud all the travel  to   the mines on Eagle and   Forty-nine  creeks will go over the hew bridge.   The  warehouse of the Standard Oil Company  has also been definitely fixed at the end of  the Y in the Canadian Pacific yard, so  that the oil company Will also, use the  new road in reaching the city from its  warehouse.   No Constable on Slocan Lake.  Constable Forbes is. now stationed at  Three Forks, which leaves the lake towns  without a protector and upholder of the  peace and law. ���;f  p  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. 0., WEDNESDAY, MARCH iii, 1890.  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.  356 FISHING RODS  AND MORE COMING  English ancl Canadian make of Bamboo (whole ancl split)  Steel, Lancewood ancl Greenhearr. The largest assortment  in  Kootenay.     Mail orders promptly attended to.  Nelson Hardware Co.  C "   '  Baker Street, Nelson.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & GO.    "��  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. O.  WINNIPEG, MANITOBA.  ROBERT ROBERTSON,  Manager  Nelson office and -warehouse:   Corner Vernon and Josephine streets.  Arrive.  8 -Afoul.  8.20 p.m.  10.30 p.m.  RAILWAY TIME - TABLES,  CANADIAN PACIFIC.  (DEPOT KOOT OV.KAir.WAl' STKEET)  Passenger and mail (daily), for Nakusp   Leave.  and Revelstoke and mam line points.6.30 a.m.  Passenger and mail (daily), for Slocan  City, Silverton, New Denver, Three  Forks and Sandon  :. .0.30 a.m.  Passenger and mail (daily) for Robson,  Trail and Rossland 0.40 p.m.   NELSON- AND FORT r SHEPPARD.  (DEPOT EAST END WATBIt STKEET,   HOGUSTOWN)  Passenger and mail (daily); for Spo-    Leave.    Arrive.  kanc ;.'..'... ..'.9.10a.m.   5.30 p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily), for Ymir,  Salmo, Waneta, and Rossiand. ...9.10 a.m.   5.30 p.m.  (Trains leave Mountain Siding, east endRobson street,  ��� forty minutes litter than from Nelson station.)   KASLO AND SLOCAN.  : Passenger and mail (daily except Sun-   Leave,  days), from Kas>lo for Whitewater,.  IV-cGii-gaii,  Three   Forks,   Sandon .   ���  and Cody .' 8.00 a.m.  Passenger and mail (daily except Sunday), from Sandon for Kaslo : 1.1.5 p.m.  Arrive.  . 3.55 p.m.  10.1b a.m.  STEAMBOAT TIME-TABLES,  '    - CANADIAN PACIFIC-    , T  ' (HOATS LEAV'B __A._T_-STR1-I_T WHARF)-'  Steamer Kokanee (daily oxcopt Sun-  .Leave.    Arrive.-  days), for Kokanee Creek.^lialfouiy "-   '  Pilot Bay, Ainsworth and Kaslo. /... ..00 p.m.-11.30 a.m.  Steamer   -Moyie. (leaves    Mondays,.*   -       -  ..'  Wednesdays, Fridays and arrives-     - "  Tuesdays, ,Thursdays,  Saturdays),".  for Kootenay Landing, where con- .--.-.  nection is made with.Crow's Nest  Pass railway ..8.00a.m. - 0.50p.m.'  "KOOTENAY RAILWAY AND.NAVIGATION CO'. =  (liOATS LEAVE HALL-STREET WHARF)  Steamer International (daily except - Leave.    Arrive.  Sundays), for Kokanee Creek, Bal-    -.  four,   Pilot  Bay,  Ainsworth   and     . = - Z   ,  -    Kaslo '.JJpi. -10.30 a m.  Dailv Edition : '..... <First,Year,-No." 73  Weekly Kdition*. .l 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-five cents a week;"  or will be mailed to ..ubMjribcrs for five dollars a year.  THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE is published every Wednes-  . 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 $3jper iiichjper raoi-th.-  tj  Twelve lines solid nonpariel to becbuiitcd'as.orie.ihch.",  LOCAL OR READING MATTEL I^OTIdES 20��"cen& a ,  .    .line for each insertion. *    "��" ."       "��� ,  lJOB_PRIN_riNG_at_fair_rates _ill>,aecpun_fj^or-=j6bi  printing and advertising payable on  tho first of  overy mouth; subscriptions paya*blc in advance.  ADDRESS- THE TRIBUNE^lsOn^B.-.C.  When the delegates irom Nelsoft were  in Ottawa a year ago attempting to secure"  an appropriation for a public-��'bnJi'ldi_bgv  both postmaster-general iVliiipj_h and min *���  ; .iisjte.r.-pt'-fhe-interior Sifton used, thji iol-  jq-vving argumfetifc iti reply ifco the demands  .Jdf^thia -delegates:   "Tlie govern merit-has  ,", " expended large  sums in building  the  " (prow's Nest Pass railway, in order to  "Sefp'the people pf Kootenay get cheap  "coal and i'arhi produce, and they should  " npt expedt anything im.dre."   Lsist year  the ppdple df the town of Nelson alone  paid directly into the Dominion treasury, j  dve'r and above all expenses of collection,  rijpre than sufficient to meet all the inter-  e-it  charges on   the money advanced by  the government as a subsidy to build the  Crow's Nest Pass railway,   The Dominion government spent less than $12^000 in  Nelson last year for salaries, rent of buildings,   etc., and -collected $200,000 in cus-.  tphis, inland  revenue, postoffice revenue,  etc.   The  total  advances to  the Crow's^  Nest Pass railway were $2,770,190.   The  interest and sinking fund charges on this  amount for the year would be $194,338,  reckoning interest at 3 per cent and sinking fund at 4 per cent.   These facts should  be beaten into the heads of the postmaster-general and the minister of the interior with a club, if necessary.  Por the same year the receipts at the  Rossland postoffice amounted: to $14,588.-  ol, and the postmaster was paid a salary  of $3000. The postmaster at Nelson was  allowed $433.92 for rent, fuel, light and  commissions, while the postmaster at  Rossland was paid $S71.13 on the same  account. The cost to the department for  carrying the mails between the postoffice  at Nelson and the railway depots and  steamboat wharves was $1001.50. At  Rossland the cost for carrying the mails  between the postoffice and railway depots  was $1234. These, figures show that the-  Nelson office netted the department", over  and above all disbursements, $10,195.12  for the year, while the Rossland - office  netted the department but $9183.38. ,.  : In .this connection, it is only fair, to  state that Rossiand is also discriminated  against when' compared*-with eastern  Canadian towns whose receipts.average  about-the same as those of. Rossland.  Gait, Ontario, rhas a public building, and  hasr a population" of 8000. The postoffice  receipts' for, the year, ending June 30bh,  1898, amounted'to $14,220.97, and; its-postmaster received .for salary and, commissions $3202.37. Owen Sound, Ontario,,  like Rossland, is without a public building. The receipts of-���-the postoffice were  $12,041.74, but the postmaster was paid  $4053.30- _____.-  These figures go to show that Nelson  lias been very, unfairly treated, and that  Rossland, even, has not received as good  treatment as towns of the same size back  in*Onta_*io. .   "  is no end."  Neither is  on salt, at  there  ally  end to  the variety  Thomson's  AV"e have all  known authors:  .-tponden.ee.  the- newest  Our   stock  books  by well-  of   fine   eorre-  St^tJonepy  Ts a leading feature of Our business. We  have all tlie newest tints i.i.cl shapes with-  envelopes to match..   When inviting  Hudson's  Bay Company  Incorporated 1670,  Tetley's  the  best  in  this  market  and  the  only  Packet  w  ��=* ���<__?��� (S'.fS'. I-*"3" ��� l^ ��� is* ��� S1 ���  Wii  m  b  b  B  B  B  fa  B  We have about one-third of our  seasonable Paris trimmed hats left  over, which we are now offering  at greatly reduced prices.  'B  B  fa  fa  handled  the  Hudson's  B  (B  Company  'S BAY  Wes��� Baker Street, Nelson.  m  FRED IRVINE & GO.  Victoria Block, Balder Street, Nelson, B. G.  ^���^ia :a:a^^^^^^^^;a'^a:a:a:-3:3:3;a';^���-  B  mt.  ^^ia ^^i�� ^>a^ ^^ia^^ia iSiBia;  rm  With  Soles and Heels  Have 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.  FOR   SALE  Two lots aiid house wilh four-Icon" rooms on Silica  -. street, between Josephine and Hall (streets. Terms  - ��1500 cash,"balance to be arranged.'-.. ..=...' :-.:..��3.500  Lot and house.on Latimer street, ��� near Josephine  .^street.   Terms ��500 cash, balance on mortgage...  1,000  Lot.and' store-on Baker street. sGood location......  8,000  Lot on Dnkcr street, near corner of. Cedar street...   - 800  Aberdeen Blocl^  The British Columbia Loan and Savings Company,  who give the most reasonable terms to borrowers, allowing principal to'bc paid oil* at any time without charging  any bonus." '"  GAMBLE &   O'REILLY, Agents.  Charles A. Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  C.  F.  ETT  Coal and  Wood Dealer  BEST DRY WOOD  Delivered to any part of the. city.  Full measurement guaranteed.'  SEAL MATE sg GEfiEBAfc AGENTS  Baker Street, Nelsdn  Office at Corner Baker.and Ward Streets  Wilson & Harshaw  DRAYING and  H. D. Ashcroft  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  -   Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a first-class  ���"���wheelwright. ���' - '        ��l  Special al-eii-ion-givcn to all kinds of repairing and  .custom-work from outside points.  Use our dainty, i.-vitittion note.    Do  you  know we carry "M Hoine" Cards, Visiting  Our stock is not  Cards _ind Dance Progrnms.  Limited  MINING  AND  REAL ESTASfE AOENT  T.urhdr & Boctekh block, -NTol��on, li. C.  FIUST D.OC-K WKST BANK B.C. BUILDING.  We can meet all demands made upon ifc,  we supply goods to the confines of British  Columbia as well as to  Nelson  Thr report of the postmaster-general  for the year ending June 30th, 1898, shows  how Nelson is discriminated against. For  that year the receipts at the Nelson post-  o|Sce; amounted to $13,130.54, and the  postmaster was paid a salary of $1500.  BRITISH- COLUMBIA POTTEBY CO., Ltd  ���VICTOEIA,   23- C.  Money to loan for building purposes.  Mining shares I'or Bale.  Dundee, -_Ion-trchrU*loa.,��Falrmorit; also Republic and Camp McKinney stocks.  Investment bf a few hundred, dollars may  make you thousands.  Lots for sale in all parts of the city.  Houses to rent.  CANADA   LIFE ASSURANCE  CO.  lE-CD-R  S_A.-[___-I!  1-Rooni Hbiisc, Mines Bond �� 750  4 Boom House and 2 Lots, Victoria St 1200  FOE' _R-E3-N"T  Three and ]<'our Room Houses  MANUFACTUKEKS OK  PRESSED BRICKS     FIRE BRICKS . FIRE CLAY  VITRIFIED SALT GLA55ED SEWER PIPES  -=  -QS  UJ  a.  o  a  C. J. D.  CHRISTIE  GENERAL BROKER  Olllce in Aberdeen block. Baker St., Nelson  FIRE INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE  TJiO uiiclersitrried will sell .tlio follow'iiig real ostnto  aiid personal ���property Wt a bartfitin:  Nine-room house and ten lots set out in orchard  Pour-room cottage and 'five lots.  Two lots and improvements.  Fifty-two head of cows.  Fifty milk cans.  TJw-o horses,  Wagons, sleighs,  harness,, and  everything in  connection with Hurry's milk ranch.  All kinds of sanitary fittings, agricultural drain tile,  flower pots, terra cotta, chimney pipe and fine lining,  chimney tops, fire brick, lire clay, all kinds of fire clay  goods, assayers' furnafcos etc., made to order.  Ornamental   Garden  Border Tiles, Vases,   Etc.  Cement, plaster of paris, lime, and all kinds of        |  ornamental plaster work. . 1  IS THE ONLY HOUSE IN TOWN  WHERE YOU CAN BUY  Pabst Blue fyibbon Beer  25 CENTS PER BOTTLE  $4500  W^L-ieiD BEOS.  REAJ. ESTATE AGENTS, West Baker St.. Nelso..  Will buy 24 horses, i2 wagons, 2  wagonettes, 1 buggy*' 10 sets..of  sleighs, and a complete outfit of harness, saddles, blankets,; etc., and a going business of  $30,000 a year.   Terms.     ..   ��� v   .  Will buy two lots and' improvements  on   north   side .of Vernon  street, between Ward and Josephine streets/'  Teijnis.  Will buy 80 by  120. feet on the  south  side   of  Baker,! street,   between Stanley and Kootenay streets.   Cash.   :  tt-lO OOO   W111 buy 50 by 1Z0- *f8**it on the  ^P      -'T northeast corner of Baker and  Josephine streets.   Cash.   JOHN HOUSTON,  ��� -  . P. O. Box 57 . Vernon street,. Nelson,  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby Riven that I, the undersigned, Austin '���  H. Cloinents.-intei-d at the first-sitting of the board: of;  licensing commissionersbf tho City of Nelson, to be held:  thirty (30) days after the publication of this notice, to ap-;  ply for' a retail liquor saloon license for the premises,  known as the.corncr store of the Odd Follows building,  on lot number one (1) i" block (12), being situated on the  southeast corner of Baker.and.Kootenay streets in'the  West'ward-of tho said City of Nelson.   ,      '  ������.*������       AUSTIN IT. CLEMENTS.  DatedUiia loth, dayof March.A.D. 1839.������ ,  ~ Bus meets all trains and boats.  Special attention given the transfer of baggage. Office and st-ibjes  on Ve'pno'n, street, opposite. The  Tribune office.    Telephone No. 35.  CW.West&Go.  GENERAL T^MSTEB-S  SHOP:   Jjall Street, between. Baker .and Varnoni .Nelson  Strachan Bros.  PLUMBERS, Etc.  a  AGKOT'S FOll  The Imperial Oil Co.   Standard Oil Co.  Washington Brick at\d Liqe Co.  The H. W. IVJcNiell Co., Ltd., Canadian Aqtf|ra-  cite Coal (Hard)  Dealers in,  STOVE WOOD  ress  Nelson iron Woi?fes  ,MA.VpKACTUI<"Ki<S 0"  ENGINBISi BOILERS, SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS OASTINOSVOF EVBRX* DBSgRIPTION*  Rcpairi. promptly attclided lo,       1'; O. Box 173.  R, REISiTERER & CD.  BHKW1<-KS AND UQTTLERS OP  Ale and Borter  Prompt and regular  delivery to tho trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  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. COSTELLO, PROPRIETOR  EXPRESS and DRAYING  Nelson Electric Ugh. Company, Limited  NOTICE  Having purchased the express and draying  business of J. W. Cowan, we are prepared  to.do all kinds of work in this line, and solicit the patronage of the peoplo of Nelson.  Orders left at 1). McArthur & Go's store,  northwest corner Baker and Ward streets,  will receive prompt attention.   Telephone 83  . All persons 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, 1899.  Applieation fop Liquor License.  Notice is heroby given that' we will, thirty days from  the date of this notice, apply to tho government agent at  Nelson for a license to soil liquor at retail at our hotel,  known as _he:_Wa."eslic Hotel, situate on the government  trail between Eagle and Forty -nine creeks, in West  Kootenay district,"Bri._sh Columbia.  -  Dated March 1st, -899.  JOHN MILES,  H. BARRETT.  Application for Liquor License.  Noticejs heroby given that Iwill, thirty days from the  GOMER DAVIS &. Cq.  date of this, noticerapply to the government acent at        ..._  w__....lA I  West Kootenay district, British Columbia.  Nelson for a license to sell liquor at retail at my hotel at  Fivc.Mile Point, to be known as the Castle Hotel,  ���Dated Marcli, 11th, 1899. V  H.VA." HKYWOOD.;  ���SI  ^aa^^.v^,^:  ���rf^^-wj-w**^'^-**^'^  ^fer.^  ^^^iv^^ffS.*^ "^*!"5 '"��t_4-ff;. THE  TRlBtftfE:  NELSON, -B. 0., WeMESBAY, MARCtf 29,  1891).  3  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,     -  ONTRIAL  $12,000,000  6,000,000  I.Ol.l) 'STItATIICONA AND   MT.  lion. 01.0. A. DUUMMOXD   K   S. (.I.OUSTON   KOYAL, President   Vice-President  .. .General Manager  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  OF CANADA  nsr__-3T_>so_N- _b-r_-^istc_ih:  N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.       riKANClIKS IN       LONDON   (England),   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and in tho principal cities in Canada.  liny and sell Sterling Exchange and Cablo Transfers  C!KANT COMMKKCM.. AND TI.AVKIJ.K1_8' OKEDITS,  available in any part of tho world.  PRAKTS ISSUKD    COLM-CTIOXS MADE; KTC.  Are now prepared to issue  Drafts and Letters of Credit on  Dawson City, Yukon District.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID  ALL   THIS   ON   A   COLD   BLUFF.  The  Had    His  Stranded Showman Who  Nerve With Him.  "Ib isn't so," said the stereoptican man  emphatically. "No, sir! They say a  bluff'11 carry further in New York than  anywhere on earth, but I know different.  'Tisn't so long since I put up one of the  longest bluffs on record, and it wasn't iu  New York neither."  "Where was it?" asked the advance  agent.  "Well, I don't exactly like to say, because if I give it away it might kinder  spoil the social standing of one of the  leadin' lights o'that town, and I don't  want to do that, because he an' me is  pals, see?"  "Then how did you work it?" asked the  advance agent.  The stereopticon man tore a leaf out of  his contract book, lighted it at the gas  and ignited his cigar.    "It was this way,"  he said.   For two minutes he remained  silent, and then wentV on.    "Two years  ago last fall me and Billy Mason were hitting the small towns with a cinographo-  scope outfit.   In northern  Ohio we  did  pretty well, but when we struck eastern  "iiMichigan  we .found ourselves-up"against,  'M<���& m���r]&?40yS ^^wk^frosik f rcfm5  .s7stai\&t"olja nisHiy, A*fm\u^hKdj-"b^en-th.KbughG>  .--theijeXwith a���cijvematograph.ajt:ew;,u.ouths  5���. bef o-ie^shbwiffgfa! Ii he "ofVpipt ure^j u"s*6 .like-  ^j.oS%to!prty���4^^^  {*ticle;f:^T__<r^  '^"o^stke.ri'j^  ''C.fcfetm."uTate^  5,.i.^j^j.s.���ii�����..."_. ."-.-i-."^ ^^<-.Baptii.tfSuir^  i    D        -      n^r|     no    m��_     _n     __Ai  41 ne Tn p}a ��""��� tti e^S unbddHt'*if,phobHa',nnyY^d*i5f:  " ney overs'to^j-Jil ly^MasQ'n,:**- nd ;uie*aivdltH^  fdea��eb nsffs ta 1; t��(dyi^.piefBxindayfs^p^  v^i'cl^tifa ��� ^ii"feyr_^ph;6scopte>;��ahea<4'; l&n. ",a,"  "wpi"eel|ja��rowiV We���gofe the ^jichinSupn al 1-,  prdpij|itibn .Lley���erJ��stack|icl��� up.^gailajt.,  Tlipy] liaH^hef Sbrin<-say.:-S6^UnoOl*^i red^f qr ��in"r"  ;eandescent��l-tmpl; so thel!e_\v_CX:libft-!buble  va'B;out^Might7sBjlt>th^dkfip|Sa had"VaBpiit  ; a!"f___:ut-h"idearof��y^qltage^aXd>jyi^ppn��itivi6.  qurreiVt a? JEhave/bl"*the''"h  J_Io:vvevei*;Vl���Jmade; theift; thlulf that, p'raps  "t*he^Du--d^st-)pd'itVal|,; .ii*id;%en *_tai_te��d  .fbr'thejhbtelona^hffi, ��ri's"��o get supper  and pat(.]i*:the 7;o'cl0clf i;qr|)etroit.      '  "  "Billy   m��i tee at the. dpor.   Say, did  y'eVer see thp.pidtlire of the king o' France  after'��� t-_,e,-bHitfcl61aof^JBatavjaJ_Tt.-W_as at  Tthe .iiiiii3.ee once. Seeing tliat some other  king got in on his s0J-i.iv plexus, an' when  ���thifl artist; -.n-tpsBotlpd/Dbjm he was just  couiiii' tp, an' i-_.out.in': 'All is lost but  vhqbqr.' Well; Billy Mason looked .just  like the king o' FrabcjE..."  "Seetiis that after the deacons an' me  went over tp the Sunday schpol Billy  vyeut^and paid the board bill aii' settled  at: the bar, ati'i-qilai'ed off the" electric  light people and did the gentleman by  Everybody, an' wheti he was through  there ���jti-it $125 left. Then he went out to  wat<sh -Some boys fishi).' on tlie stolie  bridge. Seems that Billy* was sittin' on  the parapet with a boy each side qf him,  when bh_jir lines got tangled and one of  the hooks stuck in a crack about two feet  below, an' the boys couldn't reach it. Now  Billy was always a good natured guy, so  he huiig himself clown over the parapet  tin' got the hook out. He'd "just straigh't-  .ened ijp agaiu when he saw a roll of greenbacks a lioatiu' in the riv6r.  "'Hello,'says Billy, 'look at the .greenbacks   Somebody's lost his wad.'  '���He grabbed a rod artd began angling  for them, but he didn't do a thing but  drag the roll out of the slack water by  the pier and in half a second the current  caught 'em and they went dancing down  the river and out of sight. Billy ran for a  boat and chased out into the stream,;but  he never even got a sight of them afterward. In half an hour he came back ana  a man met him as he landed.  "'Thao'll cost you half a dollar,'says  the man.  " 'What for ?' shouts Billy,  g" 'Didn't you swipe my boat,' says the  man.  "And of course Billy couldn't deny it.  But he went through pocket after pocket  and couldn't raise a cent.  "'Say, what d'ye think of that,' he  says,'a minute ago I had a hundred and  a quarter, an' iiow b'gee I can't find a cent.  Where's it gone?'  "'Down the river, I reckon,' says the  man.  "'What d'ye mean by that break?'  asks Billy.  "'Well,'says the man. 'I beam ye was  out in the river chasm' bills. I s'pose they  was yourn. Ye don't think people around  these parts goes thrown.' greenbacks into  the river, do ye? Well, I guess not. That's  a Noo York trick.'  "Then Billy tumbled thatthebillswashis  an' began to look like the king o' France  after the battle of Batavia. He'd been  lookin' like that half an hour when I came  in. Say, what, d'ye think of that? Wasn't  it a frost? and we couldn't raise the price  of a chew of tobacco between us !"  "It eertain'y was dead tough," said the  advance agent.  "Well," continued the stereopticon  man, "we told the landlord how the assets  of the firm had gone iloatin' down the  creek, and say, he was a peach. 'Never  mind, boys,' he says, 'you.go out and see  if you can dig up some kind of a job an'  meanwhile you can stay right on asiuy  guests.' Now, say, what d'ye think of  that ?"  "He certainly was good to you," said  the advance agent.  "Just then in comes a man named  Jenkins that ran a stationery store," the  stereopticon man continued, "and the  landlord stops him, aud tells him how  Billy got separated from the bills and  then he said:  " 'Say, Jenkins, can't you think of something for these chaps to do?'  "'Well,'says Jenkins, 'there's old man  Gaylord. Since Charley skinned out his  books have been all mixed up, and I guess  the old man doesn't know where he's at.  I heard him say he'd have to get an ex-  ���7pert;?  " 'Is he well fixed ?' says I.  " "Bout $150,000," says Jenkins.  " 'Liberal?',says I.  " 'He's nature's noblemau,' says Jenkins.  ". 'Will you put me next him ?' says I.  "'Sure,' says Jenkins. 'Come to my  place at 9 tomorrow, and I'll do it.' ;;  "Then the landlord set 'em up, and me  and Billy went to our room.  " 'Say,' says Billy, when the door was  shut, 'what kind of a song and dance is  this.   You ain't no expert.'  " 'Why  ain't  I?' says  I.   'Didn't I go  through Commercial college at Syracuse;?  Didn't I rug the .books ���at the sawmilhin^  *S0chefe;ctady;?f;fM  Cdori't^ktf&wT^  ,lia.^��:AnyhoWj.���.hss!ynatiu  vand_I''^S��*gbt"L__3��y^n'eiivel^fitH^  ft-.)yW,'"e\f, '.ne-ktydky=% ''ihayfjii/clea^pu'jjjoh9.  S^Tackic6at;|bbri^^^  fhat^ahdxappliedffbrjthejjbb^S-iyifcw-i-i s  Srcfo1$n4li|f*ay5^  SMfeahB"t-ieiold:/mah  3_ mz-p'V^; ThL T"-" V   ������<*,��� i~."..���;..,    Vn_u"f. ,.f.i>   -rf.*"fl.��iJ.��  ���arms.f cite was, the.leasiest B{thing"._IJ8ever-  struck,";and"J..agreed!;nt03n��begin vvork that;  ^ait���eurpqou&��."4eukins:hadDgone a^yay atter  ahtrbduciiig;mefbutfp-iiet;hin_i  connu';a���wayj and he.says":-  v ���> ���. =     ;. -  \' w<Siayfr?there's another yacanfepqb.^.Gnei  pf^h^p^icheijs, 4lp^i^'.%;h[eVbiisihei.s^fQllegie^,  4ied)^eit"erda^," &iud/��qld;1^^  ;=walitsVa4eal'hb"rlifehis.pla.ceY'��SCvS��":?^ ��.^;* "  '���"Vi!v:-Al'l: :i?igh^'' sa^'Clha^ll^ifsB* "doffbrV  "'a3iiiyMkso:n^::*^: ������;���-.... ","-y],yyzr:(  . .".���' 'Well,-n*says;Jerikins,, 'ca"n���he.fill-it?' ���.���. ��  ������". "/Why." ;cer|ain'y;\ says;I. V'WiTkyou;  .H'utrpduce^him.r;."C:...^ ;���.������-�����"���*��� .��� ������'������-*/"'   '  /���i,r*Su>i<ei!r-i^y,s.Jepki_ins*;'?'"�� '   "���.'���"���."' .",   ���',  ���'* Wejl; J; niadena_i appqintnXeiit���forjBilly  to'hiegti Jeukius^.iDn^h1aIf.an��hp'^r,I''''kb'd,-'tve_lc��[>  '"baeK.'to'thei-hol^i;.^;' ,"���'"[--"-f-f/- "-""'���" f  ���n" 'Did yqp. gp.tifc?' shouts, _3illy as.sqOh  as h(.,s*a\y��me.       ni     ������        ���    ��.- ���~  wy("  " 'Tbq��dead tb Skin,' says I, 'a'hd'onefbr"  youj tbo,��� They "wanfea teacher hp to the  commercial college: You go and hflil the  job.  *3_*Ou can" give me as a, reference "  ^Sfty,   ypu pi-^ht^q^^_|^Biiiy.   "ntoTrch^jast'fell^Ppeu khd then he broke  into a howl of laughin' you cotild hear  half a blockaw.ay.  "'Yqu ?' he says. 'You for a Reference 1  Aiii'p you a gay old reference ? Say, who  d'ye think yoii are?'  " 'I guess I'm the expert from New  York that's expertin' the books of the  Gaylord wagon factory,' says I. 'Say.  ain't that a good enough reference for  you? Didn't you go through business  college with me at Syra&iise? Didn't yoii,  go through the State normal ���.chodl^at  Oswego ?'  " 'jlist ti9 a scholar, not as a teacher, I  never learned to teaeh,'Says Billy.  " 'Say, isn't a scholar bred in New York  as good as a teacher bred in Michigan?  Didn't you keep books in a dry goods  store' at YonkS.!*!. for six months? Say,  where's your nerve?' ��  "Well, Billy put on his good clothes,  and I lent him the landlord's silker, and  he went up with Jenkins to see MeLaugh-  lirii    In half an hour he was back.  " 'WelU' he said, "I put on all the side I  knew how, but I guess it's no go. He said  he'd see.'  " 'Never mind,' says I. "Tomorrovv I'll  go see him myself.'  "So next day I mounted the landlord's  high dice and called at the Commercial!  College, and say, I looked just as muchi  like a banker as when I landed the wagon  man. I sunk all the slang and watcbed  sharp after my grammar. Say, if you'd  heard me talk you'd thought it was Dr.  Parkhurst. The old guy tipped me a chair  and I introduced myself and said I'd just  dropped in, thinking that the cares of  business would probably make it difficult;  for him to call upon me. Then I mentioned;  Billy's name.  "'Well,'he says,'I'm extremely sorry,;  biit I fear Mr. Mason will not suit.'  "For half a minute I never said a word.  Then I said, very slowly: 'Professor, if  yoii knew that young man's capability as,  well as I know it, and as well as many  others know it, I don't believe that you  would say that;'  " 'Well, well,' says the old man, "well,  well, Imay have been mistaken, but he  did not strike me as a likely teacher!'  Capital, Paid Up  Reserve  $2,000,000  1,200,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  D.  R. WILKIE, General Manager  " 'Professor,' says I, talking a like parson at a christening, 'if you care to. give  Mr. Mason a trial, you will change your  opinion on that score.'  "The old man looked a little rattled,  and then said he thought Billy lacked  diguity.  "'What!' says I. 'Mr. Mason lack  dignity?'  " 'He's so small,' says the old man. ���<*  " 'Ah,' says I, 'small, yes���but undignified ? Why, my dear sir, you don't know  Mr. Mason. Possibly alone, in the presence  of his employer, he might unbend, but in  the public���before his pupils���why, sir,  his dignity is unimpeachable.'  " 'But his experience ?' says the old man.  kind of plaintively.  " 'A graduate of one of the first commercial colleges in America, my dear sir���  a graduate of the New York State.normal  school���where could he have better experience?'  "The old guy hemmed and hawed, and  blew his gay old nose, and I saw I had  him going, so I threw in.one on his solar  plexus.  " 'My dear sir,'I said, getting iip and  putting a hand on his shoulder, 'I recommend Mr. Mason to you. I am satisfied  that when you get him you get a young  man in 10,000. Put him to work ! If he  does hot show his worth within two  weeks discharge him. He asks no consid-;  eration at your hands. Let him go, if you  wish,, but I know that. you will not let  him go. He is too valuable a- man, arid  you will make a mistake if yon do not  secure his services.'     V  "Well, sir, the.old man dropped and  said that Billy could, go to work on trial,-  and I went back: to the hotelj gave the  landlord Jbis hat back, and /threw some  advice into Billy.  " 'Billy,'says I, 'do,you mind the time  you   were   the . best  amateur Va.etpr  uin  'pfS'yrkdusef?jy~:fl,y-sl:Pp-fy"y^(j  "^Snfrf^^BAliy^^^^^^  ��_,!|'^W_e1l^;sa^^  iclothes".;"I'You'^ve.. :gfot"*"t6rtbe* "a";Idiguilied��;  ��t^each er^JC. r o p ^the .slang; .hoi a j:*jrqu r��f head,.  ���*4ij;ji|pj��i^^  "*.s tp p JaL'ti'.tfgVVh oil *f allVd 6>vi_S*.Y6u^w*rite���ank  :eul.egant;hand;7you"know.sqmethin|r"a���bqut;*  :*'ri;thm e��i ^ "^na'^^oSklf eepiu g; f/ kh"g% ,th&.  Vg'&graph%��a"rid^De.llihg?aVe>easy&  fgot ^0"sit"UR.all^night;an.d;4Stpd^the^^  spWf qrhiex ^  "ea%(dp\$is!^  s [tie dOwmahdlibe^respeqtaBle.   Yoii'ye^got".  itih.ydxk;.^.ki$^^y'yy,\]^   r- : k  . V"A*'-$y;elI^Sij*^  Vtrun k ;up-to-thejschb1olVarid.Bstay^^^^  ^l3ertinj"r oldt"���GaylardiSL"books.;ylt;���,was'Ka/  rcmch,," tlife bOqksKwJer e); asj^i'nfple "anC?sq"da^  !Vwat^r; ;s.hy*.st:h661 b"oy=_3ppla�� havp donBeiit. "���  I Biit "Billy ha"d ��a;hafdf'rowV% Ihoe?"ajuds  many s the niglit he,���slipped dpw.a to the,  V_aqtelSo*haiVe*the ..expperjj"'K^l,R-''."him.;.iJuy1enr'a5  {h-irdV spiot" in "th(e''"rithnae*ti;e *bppk'; ��� "But*.  .one;riij��h��;he Skipp^ecJj^^Hutd^  * mfs"taketandvwh��en*i t'veaine  "npriV of thpVpupils "��cbujd "dq/ity ah"!; b'gee,  Billy couldn't,dd itVhimself." fSayv" wasii'i..  ahatfhell for;Hiily-?   ...     " .   "  -'WKiitdid he"do?" asked the advance;  agent.        ��� , ......        ..     ;  "Well, sirrBilly says ���%hem thftl pro-;  blem" loomed uf) in frqnt^of liim^like aj  Stone wall id front of aj:tuuiuble.^ug,�� he;  ~m os td ro p ped^dead*rbu t=he*had=nis^gbod1  nerve with him and he looked 'spri/.ed  and sings out:  " 'Can't'"any di you Solve this problem���?'  "No, sir,' shouts all the pupils.  " 'Well,' say's Billy, 'I don't exactly  blame you, for it's a very intricate problem, one of tlie most intricate I know.  But I want to-iuipress it Upon you very  deeply, so I won't show any of you how to  do it. Try again and see if yon can solve  it before we close tonight.'  "Then Billy set to work himself and put  in every spare minivtehe had, but.do his  best he couldn't master tlie^ sum, Olosiilg  time cauie. Billy callSithe pupils to 'ten-  tion and sisks em have they got the  answer to that problem, but not oue of  'era could tell it.  " 'Well, well,' says Billy, 'this's too bad.  Not a single qnepf you get that answer!  Well, I won't m'brtify you by shoeing  yon how. I'll give yoirqne mOrephance.  Be sure yoii have it in the morning.'  TON  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.  AUCTION SALE OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS  NELSON BRANCH  A goiieral bunking Imsinors irmisiiclcd."  Savings bunk department.  Deposits of 5*1  and  upwards received  and interest  allowed. ���  J. M. LAY, Manager.  "Then Billy dismissed school and came  down to the hotel on the run.    'Say,' he  says, 'fni* the Lord's sake, can you do that  sum?   If'you can't,' he says,  'I'm a dead  (Hi!"  "Well, sir, I worked on that sum until  two o'clock in the morningaud Billy came  down before breakfast to learn how to do  it.   1-howed  him, and when school was  opened he was all loaded and ready.  " 'Have any of you solved that problem?'  says he.  "But not a pupil knew how it was done  and Billy Mason looked disgusted. 'Well,'  says he,   'it's strange that not one of you  got it; but I suppose, after all, I'll have to  show you myself.'  "So.he did,  and, say,  his stock  went  'way up out of sight, and that was the  last bad trouble he had.   A week or two  later I left tor New York with $100 velvet  and I've never seen Billy since,  but.last  month on the way from Chicago I dropped  off at Detroit and the first man I ran into  was old McLaughlin.  " 'Mr.  Stearns,' he says,  'I owe you a  debt of gratitude.'  " 'About Mr. Mason ?' says I.     'Don't  mention it.   I knew he couldn't fail.'  " 'That young man,' said  the old guy,  'is one of the most admirable I have ever  known.   He's the best teacher I ever had,  and the staff and pupils alike respect him.  Did he tell you he was married ?"  "Well, sir, I-like to have dropped dead  when I heard that, and I guess I forgot  my grammar and my manners too.  " 'The devil you say,' says'I.   'Who to?'  and the old man looked like he had been  shot.    ......  " 'Mr. Stearns,' says he, 'I'm sorry to  hear you use that word. Mr. Mason never  swears. He is married to my daughter,  sir, and has a half-interest in the business. And, sir, I "am glad and proud of it.'  "And all that," said the stereopticon  man, "came out pf a cold bluff."  Thefeniont Hotel  flew Dress Goods, New Swiss IV|uslins,  flew Organdi Muslins  New Giqghams in Checks and Plaids  New Prints from 8c to 15c per yard-  New Linen Crash from 15c up.  New Lawns from 15c to 30c per yard.  New Checked Muslins at 8c, 10c, 12 l-2c, 15c and 20c per yard.  New Gloves, Hosiery, Silk and Valenciennes Lace.  New Ribbons, Dress Trimmings, Embroideries, etc.  Inspection Invited.    TERMS STBICTLY CASH.     No Trouble to Show Goods.  IV|AL0|IE & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Martin O'Reilly & C��.   Bank of B. C. building, West Baker street, Nelson, B. C.  P. Burns & Co.  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  '.   THK BEST BRANDS OF  liquors M Cigars  ,�����������������,' ��-.���.���",:.���.' .������-_ "<"���.��������'-. *"���_. .���"�� jji'.''"."n: i..*ir;��- 'S.��-^'  ";_��t;*W"A"ysiOX,SHANO.;  Qne  of the best  JiotelSs  and most pop-  ������ * n? "�� ��� -**-5"*fl5' n.u_ .on00'; \ -Sr    w Tn  sin,  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at flelson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  0RETAIL  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.  *H eatBd ��wit H^H$t >M^at$���  Lfgfffed bf/" Elfecftriioiity  Large. conTfortable.Vbe.rtfoc.ms, ana48yfirst.clas'*  dining  oom. .Samplerooms for '< commercial ".iife'iv  E.. u.  5  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALLKIND^OF FRESH ANDSALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  .��___--_____._-__--_-_________ ?    . .. ,. ���    _-��������������� , . i ���. i *  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker street, Nelson E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDKRS BY^IAll. IlECKIVK CARKFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION. "_     _ _-_.      *  I     JPRAC-niCAIi!  I ELECTRTeiiAlN  Will contract to supply and install any \\nd of electrical machinery  =.tat-__ofJ.Jie_,l{di*al_,Hoteli_.Cofeni,j',_:  H. D. HUME, Manager.  The ilndsl hotel in the interior.  Iju-ge saniplb room...   Stoaii) heat and dle��trtc light.  CQHNKH OF XVAlP) AXD VKIt'N'ON S'l'S,, NELSON  Will wire buildings for electric: lighting, electric bells,   elect ric-bisrgliir-alarms.-electriu an .mucin tor**.-   Will contract to instnll fire alarm hystems in towns an   eitie..���Kull-_itoc-.-o--\�� ire-aiid-iixture?"orrhaiidr~  WRITE FOR PRICES.   Office and Storeroom:   Josephine Street, fJeison.  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ltd.  % ��    D  MEAD  OFFICE,   LONDON,   ENGL^ND;  All con-irnpriiCatibris relating to British  Qolupnb'a business to hfg addressecf 'to P.:'0.  505, Nelson, British Columbia  Draw* !���  ..-A'KKK AND WAKD STIIRKTS, NKLSON  The only hotel in .Nelson that has remained under one  management, since 18SW.  The bed-rooms arc well furnished and lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room is not second to any in Ivootenrty.  The bar is always stocked by tho best domestic and  imported linuors and cigars. r  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  FLORENCE PARK  HOTEL  Two and a half miles up the Outlet from Nel..0n.  CDPflTATnnTFQ.     Spring. Chickens, Fresh. Cream,  OI��lulA_Jllr_--��.     Pure Milk, Fresh-Laid Eggs.  All of wliich aro from the ranch belonging to the hotel  We will sell at auction on the premises on  Thursday, March 30th, at 2 o'clock p. m. all the  contents of a well furnished house.  Sale without reserve, terms cash.  Come to Observatory street,' second house  west of Stanley.  C. A. "WATERMAN & CO., Auctioneers  ATLANTIC   STEAMSHIP  TICKETS.  To and from European points via Canadian and American lines. Apply for sailing dates, rateR, tickets, and  full information to any Canadian Pacific railway agentor  .     C. P. It. City Agont, Nelson.  WIIiLIAM STITT. General S. S. Agent, Winnipeg.  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 either road or water.  WILLIAM ROBERTS. Proprietor.  Large and well lighted Heated by hot air  Reasonable rates Sample rooms  Electric bolls and light in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL,  VICTORIA  J. V. PERKS, Proprietor  Free bus meets all trains Rovalo^nl.A   B  R  Hourly street car to station _nwaiSUIM��| ���� U.  J. RODERICK ROBERTSON, Genefal Manager i   K, r-���   e^ki     o  ,,-v  & S FOWLER, E.M., Mining Engineer I   IMCLoyW,   .Oris*.  Goat River Lumber Cdmpany  OEElSTOISr, .-B--C.  Situate  ber of  district  on the Crow's  any description  Kootenay.  Nest Railway is prepared to deliver lum-  in  any quantity  at any  place within the  of  Tenders Solicited  GOAT  RIVER  LUMBER  COMPANY,  G.  A.  BIGELOW): Manager  Nelson  FLOORING, LINING, MOULDINGS, DOORS,  AND SASHES IN STOCK.  EVERY DESCRIPTION OF JOINERY, DOORS AND WINDOWS  MADE TO ORDER.  Office and Mills Corner Hall and Front Streets, Nelson I- ft  B-  *'���'  li.S*  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B.C., WEDNESDAY, MA&CH -ii), 1809,   .��� ..��-.,y.p>.y. .-������,,.  "������-���*���-. -t- ."V  V I  'S  9  uiuiries  See that your  prescriptions are  filled by us.  "TT7"E carry the most complete line  of drug* sundries in Kootenay  and the quality of our g*oods 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, quality of drugs and chemicals  Special attention given to tlieir compounding    ...���  . W, R Teetzel & Co.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON  ,    In addition to a new spring suit you need a new hat and tie.  See our window for samples of our stock of ties in all the latest  shapes and colors.  We have just received and opened up a large stock of hard and  soft hats, including Stetson's, Fedora's, Christie's, Roelofs and Carter's for spring and summer wear.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  The lacrosse meeting announced to be  held last niglit at the fire ha^l was postponed until Thursday night.  Tomorrow being Holy Thursday a special service will be held in the Roman  Catholic church at 9:30 o'clock.  Yesterday the Nelson Art & Music Company received a consignment of pianos  from the Nordheimer company of Toronto,  which they have placed in their show  rooms on J3aker street west.  The people of Kuskanook have elected  William Middleton, Charles Wright, and  David McLennan school trustees, and as  soon as a teacher can be hired a school  will be opened. There are about twenty  school children in ihe village.  Dr. J. A. Armstrong, Dominion veterinary inspector, has received notice of the  appearance of glanders among some  horses at Hill's sawmill on Slocan lake.  On Saturday the members of the public-  works committee will take into consideration the report of the sanitary inspector  upon the Chinese wash houses within the  city limits. Some of the wash houses are  complained against as nuisances, aud it is  likely that steps will be taken to regulate  the same.  The city engineer has a gang of men at  work on Mill street, between Ilendryx  and Cedar streets, fixing.up a number of  swampy places. When they complete  their work Mill street will be passable  from Stanley street to the eastern limits  of the city.  Mr. Barry will open a restaurant on  Monday in the premises formerly occupied  by the Model restaurant on Baker street.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Gilker  Fred Irvine & Co. are offering the balance  of their Paris trimmed hats at reduced prices. This is a  grand opportunity to get a beautiful Easter hut at a  very low price.  Vienna Restaurant  Raker street, between Josephine and  Hall streets, Nelson.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NIGHT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  R. HURRY,  Prop.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  MINING   RECORDS.  KELSON* MINING   Ul VISION���IiKCOKD OK KICK AT  NELSON.  Wednesdiy; March 29th���Lor'atfons^-Ashlan ., situate  about three miles south Of Nelson, one and onc'half  miles east of the Nelson & _>'ort Sheppard railway;  Charles Tiokley locator; Golden Cup, situate on .Sandy  creek, adjoining the Golden Crown; F. O. Skatho  locator.  Transfers���War Eatfle, situate near Ymir, an undivided one-half interest iu the Si.ow.sh e, situate near  Tamarac mounlaiii, an undivided one-quarter interest in  the Diamond Queen, situate on Porcupine creek ; II. C.  Snovil to.Iohn Keith of Ymir: consideration *?'*��� Little  Hope, situate on Maming mountain, one mile south of  Nelson: John McLaren to George It. G. O'Driscoll: considerations'- An undivided one-eighth interest In the  Vermont, situate on the west fork of Rover creek, three  miles s.utlf' of Kootenay river; Frederick Stephen Al-  g ers to Hermann L. A. Kcllar; consideration SI. An  undivided one-half in erest in Ihe Vermont: '���'redorick  Stephen Algiers to Albert L. Kcllar; consideration SI.  l>alsy, situate on I'orcunine creek; II. il. Marvin to H.  1.. A. Kcllar; consideration $1.  SI.OCAX    M.XIN'i    DIVISION ���KKCOHI.   OKI-'ll'K    AT    NI.W  I. UN VMS.  Friday, March 21.-Transfers���One-fourth interest in  the Telephone, situato on Payne mountain; IV lJtuns to  I'nyno Mining Company. Limited; consideration SI.  Monday, March 27.��� Transfers��� Kurlong Fraction, situate on north fork of Carpenter creek, two mile-; from  Three Forks; 1*. Mooncy to J. I). Kyan; consideration ��1.  AINSWORTH      .MINING      DIVISION��� -fKCOKI.      OKI-'IOK    AT  KASLO.  Tuesday, March 2S.���Locations.���The ICuskonook, situate about one mile north of the town of Kuskonook;  Charles Dickson locator. The Lake View, situate about,  three-quarters of a. mile north of the town of Kuskonook,  a relocation of the Lakeside; John 1). Moore locator.  Ark, situate on Sixteen-mile creek, a relocation of the  Mount Ararat; George Walker locator.  Assessments.���On the Roots, on shore of Kootenay  lake, three-quarters ota mile north of the Early Hird;  allidavit made by C. O. Wccse forowners. Butcher Hoy,  on the north bank of Coll'ee creek, one-half mile west of  Kootenay lake; afliidavit nade by O. O. AVce.se for  owners.  Truii.-'er.-.���Tlio whole of the Forest Queen fraction,  situate near Whitewater, east of the Jilkhorn; by AV. It.  AVinstead to-J. li. Stinger.  ~~ FOR   SALE.    ~  ADRAA'ING business,  well  established,  3 rigs, 5  horses, stable and complete outfit.   Apply \V. A.  Costello, Nelson, 13. C.   FOR SALK���Lots 1 to 12 b'ock 101), Nelson.   Price $.''000.  No agents.   Rox 572, Nelson. ���   FOR SALV���Lots5, 0 and 7 block 18.Nelson, wilh dwelling  *   ...       ._,.  Nelson.  house.    Price  ��1000.   _\o  agent...    Box 572  OHIOAP���Ten-stamp mill, with concentrators complete;  good condition.   Address, Mill, Tribune office, Nel-  son, li. O. .         - o__   HOUSEHOLD  GUOPS-Must be sold at once.   Bargains.   Apply~_lrst house west of St. Paul's church,  Victoriastreet, Nelson.  ���'���'  "   WANTED.  ANTED���A  chambermaid  and  dining-room  girl.  Apply, at once to Hotel Hume.   W:  TENANTS   WANTED  FOR four stores, three basements, and ono second-  story wareroom. The storos and basements will be  24 by 100 feet, the second-story wareroom 100 by 100 feet,  all in ii brick building,* with stono baFCiuont, having a  southern frontage on-Baker street. Occupation giveu  Juty 1st. Inquire of Job:. Houston. Arernoii street. Nelson.  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ore;  OARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  G-iant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Eanges,  v��    Iron,  Steel,  Sheet  ^\       Iron, T-Rails  v^ Paints, Oils, Glass  P. 0. Store, Baker Street, Nelson.   Branch Store at Ymir.  in,;  Jewelery, Watches, Clocks  Silverware, Pianos,>  Sewing Machines, Bicycles.  EVERYTHING GOES  f ENT and AIM. IAMACTOBX  ALL   Canvas Goods, Tents, Awnings,  kofds and Fancy Striped Curtaiqis for  Vferandaljs and Windows  Bulbs, Roses, Hollies, Rhododendrons,  Fancy Evergreens, etc.    Thousands are-  .-  growing  on. my own  grounds.,.. Most..  - complete' stock in. the. province. .Bees'  and l.ec supplies,'-agricultural imple- ���  incuts, spray pumps,-and  cut (lowers.  * "New- catalogue now re;tdy.  L.   <>0_-Westminster Road; Vancouver, B. C.  #^r~ ;-  STEINWAY  The   Standard    Piano  of Jhe World.  NORDHEIMER  The Artistic  Piano of  Canada.  ABT AM MUSIC CO., Nelsnn, Agents;  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co.  PAYMENT MUST. ACCOMPANY  ALL ORDERS  Charles    St.   Barbe,    Agent.  n tractors  andvOt l"fers  Who. use picks, shovels,-, etc/,  should not fail to look at .our line  of. goods, which for qualities < and  material cannot be beat-.  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  fijr lawrencThardware m  Will   be found   in  their  new  premises on   Baker Street  with  a complete stock of  HARDWARE  Shelf and  Heavy  Heavy  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  You will find it to your advantage to consult us  -.;'   =*   ���   =   before placing your, orders   ..      *   ,"  Tiqsmithing arid Plurnbirig a Specialty  Estirrjates Cheerfully Furnished  ains in  Vancouver Hardware Co., _.__  Importers of .Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  MARA.& BARNARD BLOCK. BAKER ST., NELSON  ALL SIZES OF  i   mnuwyii    TENTS |N STOCK  PROPRLETOli       Baker St. opposite postofflee, Nelson  *V7i*H:oai.3BS_A-I_.-E-   -A-tSHD   feBTAIL  Having gone over our immense stock and finding:  that we can do business where others are.trying,  . we find it proper for our, customers and others to  Gome and Get Bargains        /  in Groceries, and Crockery, the stock of which is  always filled.with the latest novelties.  Ashcroft  Potatoes  We have Shilling's celebrated Java and Mocha  Coffees and Teas. Mining orders promptly filled  and carefully packed.   Prices right. ��� ..*.  OUR MAMMOTH STOCK OF  D SHOES  \Vri(,e for quotations on car lots*  NELgbM*,,   -B. Q-  WILL DO WELL TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  A large stock of first-class dry material on hand, also  a full line of sash, doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:   Foot of Hendryx street. Nelson  Telephone, 91        Jo'llll    R^9   AgBXit  I respectfully 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 20fch and 30th. Inspection of stock  invited. MRS. E. McLAUGHLIN  Josephine street, Nelson.  If you need a  PIANO  ORGAN  VIOLIN  GUITAR  MANDOLIN  BANJO  AUTOHARP  ACCORDEON  VIOLIN BOW  STRINGS  or MUSIC  Call at our Store ana we "will do tiie rest.'  EVERYTHING IN THE S_{0E LINE  1  Telephone 10.   Pi O. Box K & W,      Baker street West, Nelson  20 Aiili 28 WEST BAKER STRRET, NKLSON  ARE NOT EASTERN IMITATIONS  BUT ARE MADE BY  THE KOOTENAY CIGAB MANUFACTURING COMPANY  Kails on  Sunday this season,  on this  account th pre will be a big demand for  Come direct to us as we will be well supplted. We have also made arrangements  with the-Nelson hens to keep us supplied with'hew laid ejrgs until after the feast, if  you don't have boiled eggs for breakfast don't"1 blaitte us.  Something* choice in Ekster hams and breakfast bacon, and a pound of oup Tea will  complete the bill of fare. - ...���������,.  3-Star Flour Makes Good Bread.  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B.C.  M. DesBrisay & Go.  OIF   -CSTEiriSO-CT,   -B-O.  Canada Drag and Book Co.,  x_i-M:ia?-E_i_>.  Corner Baker and Stanley StroelH, NcIkoii.  THE RUSH  Has been so great we were  compelled, to order more goods  which have just arrived. First  come first choice.  H. M; Vincent  BAKER ST. WEST. NELSON. 11. O.  Young Men  It you want a nobby suit or a stylish pair  of pants for spring wear call at rooms 5 and  9 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  Steveqs, Tlje Tailor  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.  Family orders a specialty and free daily delivery  Mail and telephone orders promptly attended to  Baker Street West, opposite Oddfellows' Block  JOHN A. IBVING & CO.  SPECIAL ATTMTM  Have just received a consignment of Harris home  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  FEED J. SQUIBB, Bakep St. Mod  The Bupply is limited, so call early and examine this stock.  -^&&&&gz&*i'��>z .-!^3xse^^^i^'s��^^^fvf^"y:m^yyy

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