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 ^oh  ���v.,  A SCHEME TO INVADE ENGLAND  PLANNED   BY qA   FRENCHMAN  And Cabled to This Country as News of as  Great Importance as the Weather and  the Doings of Royalty.  LEAD   FROM  CANADIAN  MINES  SHOULD   BE  RE-ADMITTED  London,   March   25.���The   weather   in  Great Britain during tho past week underwent a complete change.    The last  week  tlie weather was warm and summer-like;  now it has been bitterly cold, with snow  everywhere.   London participated in the  wintry weather, but here it was tempered  by    bright    sunshine.      The    highlands  throughout the country are deeply snow-  clad, with the worst snowstorms experienced in many years.   Scotland, naturally, suffered  most severely, especially tbe  country  around    Balmoral,    where   the  shooting-boxes and farm-houses have been  so snowed up that they resemble to some  extent   tbe   homes  of.Esquimaux.'    The  duke of York has been snowed up at Ab-  ergeldirnains,   near   Baiiater.    He   went  there owing to the fleeting spell of spring  weather, duriug the month, for the salmon   fishing; but  the  weather  changed  quickly to Arctic cold, and a heavy snowstorm cut him off from communication  with the outer world.   It will be days before he is liberated.  Queen Victoria has giveu two additional  instances of her womanly feeling this  week, which have a very pleasing impression in southern France. While outdriving at the beginning of the week she overtook a peasant's walking funeral and had  no room to pass. The mourners stopped  and stood aside, but the queen requested  the cortege to proceed, and her own carriage followed respectfully at a walking  pace for half a mile, until the roads diverged. Again, while driving through  Nice on Wednesday the queen passed a  child, which was crying bitterly. She ordered her carriage stopped, and sent a  member of her suite to. inquire0 the cause  of the child's distress and give it a few  coius, which had a magical effect. The  little one's face brightened up, and the  queen, smiling, remarked : "As long as  nothing serious is the matter, 1 thought a  few sovereigns would make the little one  happy."  Princess Maude of Wales is reported notoriously unhappy in her Danish home,  and that it required all the persuasion of  her parents to reconcile her to return to  the gloomy environment of the Danish  court. Her love for her alien home, it is  added, is not increased by the fact that  the prospect of auychild of hers reaching  the throne has been destroyed by the  .birth of an heir to prince Christian,'the  '���, eldest son of crown priuce Frederick.  The queen of Sweden and Norway has  become1 a-'eollectoij; for the "Salvation"  Army, a money-box having been placed  on the dining table in tbe royal palace.  The crown princess of Sweden and Norway is now wintering at Rome. She is  iii extremely bad health, the constitutional malady from which she suffers has begun to affect ber eyes, and she.has been  ordered to give up reading, drawing and  photography. * The only recreation she  - has left is music.  A correspondent in Paris writes thatthe young Parisian dandies are distressed  at*the loss of the prince' of Wales as a  king of fashion. It is said the prince ne-"  gleets his personal appearance woefully";  his overcoat is shabby, his hat shapeless,  and his tie -so much pn one side that his  shirt studs are visible. The golden youth,  it'appears, are now seeking another idol.  Considerable interest is taken in the announcement of the coming marriage of  lady Edith Douglas,. daughter of ��� the  marquis of Qiieensberry, to St. George  Pitt, who .is the nead of the psychical research society and a great authority on  "spooks:"  Sidney Webb, chairman of the  lechni-  _caLeducatiou_boaid,_handled American.  institutions in ajseve&maiiuer while lec-  vturiug   recently   befdre   the   school   of  SATURDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH *r>, 189!).  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR;  WEEKLY, $2.  papers pooh-pooh the scheme, but the  French newspapers discuss it as being  a perfectly sound proposition. The Petit  Journal praises the plan, declaring its  chief merit is its simplicity and unity,  and points to the success of the Roman,  Saxon, Danish, and Norman invasions as  proving the feasibility of the project.  Cambridge Won the Boat Race.  Putney, March 25.���The fifty-sixth annual boat race between crews representing the universities of Oxford and Cambridge was rowed today over the usual  course0 from Putney to Mortlake. The  distance is about four and one-quarter  miles, and the" race was won by Cambridge, for the first time in ten  years. The       official       time       was  twenty-one      minutes     four      seconds.  Cambridge   now    has    twenty-four  out  of the fifty-six races rowed to her credit.  Tbe light blues were the favorites ih the  betting, the odds being eleven to four on  Cambridge,   though   this   was generally  regarded as extravagant. The Cambridge  crew won the toss and took the Surrey  side of the river,  which,  with the fresh  wind blowing, gave the light blues a decided advantage.   Cambridge at once assumed a slight lead, which was increased  to one and one-fourth lengths at Craven-  steps, five furlongs from the> start.   Just  beyond   this point,  however, Oxford began drawing  up,   and   ac   the  Crabtree  wharf,   one mile and 320 yards from the  starting point, the dark blues were level  with    Cambridge.       At    Hammersmith  Bridge,   one mile  five furlongs and   one  hundred yards from thestartingliue, Cambridge had again assumed the lead by half  a length, which Was increased to two and  a half   lengths at  Thorny Creek,  some  three   miles from  the start.   From this  point Cambrige continued her position,  rowing a fine steady stroke, while Oxford  splashed  badly and   was evidently  distressed.    When the light   blues   reached  Barnes Bridge, three miles  four furlongs  and   thirty yards from  the start, they  were four lengths ahead and the race was  practically.over, for the dark blues of Oxford were going to pieces and rowing anyhow.    The    Cambridge    crew    finished  stroug,    four    lengtlis    ahead    of   Oxford.   Two   of  the   Oxford   crew   fainted    as     the    boat    crossed     the    line.  THE FILIPINOS STOOD NO SNOW  AND   WERE   ROUTED  From  Tlieir  Strongholds   in the  Neighborhood of Malabon With Small Loss  to the Americans.  BUSINESS MEN CONFER  WITH  A   BUSINESS   MAN  * ��� .  Montreal People inL Trouble;  , Montreal, March 25.���Archbishop Bru-  chesi, head of the Roman Catholic church*  in -Montreal, has created a great sensa-  tiorfin theatrical circleVby*"wri'ting to the  proprietor of Iter Majesty's theatre, stating that unless some of the piecesin the  -repertoire of the French opera are eliminated he will be obliged to forbid the  faithful to attend. '       ,    - "  'The death of father .Cattule.-formerly  parish priest of St. Anns, one of .the leading Irish parishes of this city, is ���an-'  nounced from Brussels, Belgium.  Major-general Hutton, commanding the  Canadian militia, arrived -here today  from Ottawa to hold an official enquiry  into serious., charges of breach of discipline preferred by; lieutenant-colonel Ray,  at present acting as.district officer com-  mandiug.ih Montreal, against lieutenant-  colonel Cook.e, commanding the First  Prince of Wales Fusiliers.  I ectmoniy. sA-hoi.g��� other things, he Skid:  v'Ta:mii)a__y is fio worse than tl_e republican; prg-inization of Ngw York. It is not  to blame for the corruption. The purest  city in America is. t'hfe Mormon Salt Lake  City. Yoii m..ugt, not imagine that a  ^'boss'1 is* a wicked man, fie does*  not rob the vbbr, but-; does good  to the poor at the expeuse of the  -���fch. The bosses are nineteenth century  Robin Hoods. Corruption lies in the  "character oTthe Afnerieanv lid does not  believe injjoveishment*, rind does hot haVe  the Eiigflish management in governing,  lie enters politics to make money, and  cannot conceive of anybody doing anything else." In conclusion, Sidney Webb  remarked; "The ^peric^h, individually,  is the kindest, most considerate, aiid most  polite individual living; but, collectively,  they are not a success."  In spite of the sighing of the French  agreement regarding Africa* one of the  leading topics of the week on both sides  of the channel has been an article published ih the Revue des deux Mondes, seriously outlining a fresh scheme of invasion of Great Britain. It proposes that  1500 steam pinnaces be built and collected  in canals and rivers leading to the French  coast; that each be armed with two  quick-firing guns, and that they convey  an army of 170,000 men and 500 cannon,  with necessary ammunition, stores, etc.  The cost of construction-is estimated at  150,000,0000 francs. The. pinnaces to be  provided with torpedoes to keep off hostile ships, while, the quick-firing guns are  to repulse torpedo boat attacks* /The  writer of the article says that there  would be no difficulty in getting the boats  across, pointing out that Napoleon had  a more difficult task at Wagram, where  he crossed the Danube in the face of the  Austrian army. The English coast defences are classed as being a negligible  quantity, and the operation is looked upon by the writer as being merely a matter  of a few hours. Three divisions of 14,000  men each are to be landed in Ireland, and  the Irish are to be armed.    The English  A Supposed Clue.  New York, March 25.���A clerk attached  to the Washington hotel, Jersey City, has  turned over to the police a parasol, which  is considered au important clue in the  Barnet-Adams case.   It appears a couple  occupied a roOm for a night at this hotel  on two pi; three occasions last sum titer.  They registered as Mr. and Mi-is. M. 0.  Barnet. On their Ikst Visit the woman  left a parasol, which the police think may  prove to have belonged to One Of the persons mentioned i'n'dp.Qu.ebt.ion with the famous poisoning ease. A hand writing, expert is at work on the signatures on the  hotel register.  Death and Attempted Death;  Toronto, Mai*ch 25.-���Patrick Hughes,  formerly at prominent merchant of Toronto, died last uifcht after a brief illness,  aged OS. His brother, Bernard Hughes,  died only a month ago.  Mr. Theodore Fuller, a surveyor, boarding at 82 George street, drank an ounce of  laudanum iii the Russell house yesterday  afternoon.. The doctors at the emergency  hospital had to work hard to save the  man's life; but their efforts Were at length  successful, and Fuller Was able to leave  the hospital in a couple Of hours;  Gambled, Then Attempted Suicide.  Zanesville, Ohio, March 25.���William C.  Daly of Brockport, New York, a traveling  salesman for an eastern piano firm, after  losing $1000 here at gambling last night,  while drunk borrowed a knife from the  keeper of the gambling house and slashed  his throat in an ugly manner. He is now  hovering between life and death.  Cariboo Creek Ore.  At Burton City, on the Columbia river,  sixty tons of ore from the Millie Mack  property awaits shipment. This will be  the first shipment of any size from the  properties in the Cariboo Creek section.  Small Ore Shipment Goes to Idaho.  This week the Relief Gold Mining Company, operating the Second Relief mine  near Erie* exported 15 tons of ore to Wallace, Idaho. The shipment was valued at  $184.'   ���* ��� -"���'���,  Manilla, March 25.���The movoment of  the American troops today swept the insurgents-back towards Malabon.   General  Otis's brigade is in front of Lalom, where  there is a stretch of a mile of rough, open  country.   The insurgent trenches in the  edge of the woods are four feet deep and  furnish a good head cover.   The American troops advanced on the double-quick,  yelling fiercely and occasionally dropping  in the grass and firing a volley.   Thejna-  tives   stood   until   the  Americans  were  within two hundred yards of their position, and then   broke  and ran  for *\ the  woods.     About   thirty   of   them- were  killed in the outskirts and seventy on the  roads.   The Montana and Kansas troops  met with the hottest resistance in a strip,  from from which the rebels have greatly  worried  the Americans recently  during  the   night time.     Ninety   minutes -after  the start, the whole front for a distance  of three miles to   the   north  had-been  cleared.       General      Hayes's       brigade  had     simultaneously      swept      in-V a  northwesterly    direction,     routing j the  enemy and burning the town of San Francisco Del Monte and a number of scattered  huts.   The line was then opposite! Nova  Lichee,  the  wagous   carrying pontoons,  telegraph supplies and *am muni Lion :(iol-  lowing.   The infantry moved in splendid  order.   Smoke    from  the   burning  huts  marked the line of the American advance.  Ambulances  and  horse   litters, Jed'*, by  Chinese, brought in the wounded, among  whom were a few Filipinos.   The Americans who were wounded endured their injuries bravely, one group which had been  brought into the hospital singing "Com-,  rades."   The  Pennsylvania  troops"  took  uine prisoners, among them a naked captain of the Macabebee tribe and one Japanese.  All the prisoners were greatly terrified,  expecting to be  executed* immediately. . . -.       1  General McArthur's division, consisting  of the brigades of- Otis, Hale and Hall,  supplemented by.Wheaton's brigades advanced at daylight and cut;the enemy's  forces in_two. -They.captured "the itowns;  of Polo and Nova Liehes oh "the left and *  San Francisco del Monte and Marquina  on" the right, clearing fche rebel trenches  in front of the,line north from the river  to Calo'ocan. " They also secured possession of the railroad, practically cornering  the flower of Aguinaldo's army at Malabon and in the foothills at Singalon,  twenty miles apart. The American casualties were light.  Manilla, < March 25���3.-15 p.m.���Elaborate preparations were made for the move-,  merits.    Wheaton's brigade was placed in  the   rear ��� and   Otis's- and, Hale's   were  massed behind.    Hale's,  under cover  of  darkness, left the trenches and advanced  close upon the enemy's liuewithout being,  detected, Wheaton's and Hall's'brigades,  occupying   the .vacated   positions.      At  four o'clock  the American  troops breakfasted,  and   the   Filipinos   noticing   the  camp-fires,   their   buglers   sounded   the  call   to   arms.   At  daylight   Otis's   and  Hall's   brigades advanced from  Laloma  church straiglit through the rebel lines,  cutting the enemy's forces in two.    Upou  this occasion the rebels adopted the American tactics, holding their fire until the  -attackers-were-about���1000-yards-distautr  The rebels also fired lower than usual''  but the Americans fired volleys with fceiv  rible effect,  then rushed for ward* cheering,   carrying  everything   before  them.;  Once through, McArthur's division swung  to the lefr, driving the rebel-* away on all  sides.    Wheaton's brigade, in accordance  with    instructions,    remained    in    the  trenches, 9  Before joining the movement at noon,  Wheaton's troops developed strong opposition between Malabon and fche riyer  Tuliauan. The brigades commanded by.  Otis and Hale advanced oh Nova  Liehes and Polo* strongly entrenched  towns. Jn the meantime, iSall'-.  brigade swept the country clear  to the water-Works and foot-hills at  Singalon, capturing San Fn.nce.sca  MOnte alid Mariquiha. The American  loss is now conservatively estimated at  10' killed and 130 wounded,  Manila, March 25���3:45 p.m.-���The American losses, reported up to noon today*  were eight killed and seventy wounded.  The loss to the enemy is heavier than  during any previous engagement.  Over Questions That Concern   the Commercial Interests of Spokane's Only Rival  for the Trade of Kootenay.  The members of the special committee  of the South Kootenay Board of Trade  who were commissioned ,to interview  Robert Kerr, traffic manager of the Canadian Pacific's lines west of Lake Superior,  upon the subject of freight rates into and  out of Nelson had an interview with Mr.  Kerr this afternoon.  As the members of. the. committee had  only been appointed on the previous evening, they did not have their case as well  in hand, as they,might have, had they  ;been accorded more time; but they had a  lengthy interview with Mr. Kerr, iu  which the;questi6n of rates was discussed  in a general way, and received an assurance trom him. that when the case is presented to hiui clearly in the form of a report, that he will do what' he can to remove any just cause for complaint wliich  the merchants may have.  .For the sake of expedition, Mr. Kerr  suggested, to the members of the committee; thtit iii the presentation of the case  to him, they.should endeavor to be as fair  as possible, aiud confine,themselves to a  statement, of what they; consider their  grievances. He further asked them to  state the goods upon which they considered the company's rate discriminated  against Nelson. V.  With"respect to the manner in which  any possible remedy should be made, Mr.  Kerr suggested that the method had better be left to the railway^ company. As  to whether any reductions which might  be made'should be upon the straight rate  into Nelson, or in the form of a rebate on  re-shipments to adjacent points, Mr.  Kerr considered was a matter which  should be left to the company, so that  any changes decided upou would* not  clash with other arrangements which the  company might have.  Although the conference with Mr. Kerr  did not lead to anyactual result, the members of the committee are very well pleased with the manner in which they were  received,,aud are confident that when  their grievances are placed before.him  that a remedy,will be found tor them.  *  playground and the cheque in payment  would be sent up. The work of clearing  off the lots and fencing them in is to be  undertaken at once.  .1. Wiggiugton, who has been running a  butcher shop at New Denver for the past  year, intends closing out aud locating iu  Greenwood.  Mrs. R. B. Kerr has left New Denver to  join her husband in Greenwood. Both  she and her husband will be much missed  from the town.  F. Shook, who has been dispenser at the  New Denver hospital for the past two  jrears, will leave there shortly to accept a  position in Vancouver.     ��  Judging by the number of Chinamen  passing through the Slocan, the southern  cities and camps in Kootenay must be  rapidly increasing in population, as each  boat ou Slocan lake carries a full list.  An invitation has been received at New  Denver from Nelson enthusiasts inviting  New Denver to organize a baseball club  and join the proposed Kootenay league.  Unfortunately, this town has not the necessary material to draw upon for the  purpose.  New Denver is once more a white man's  town, its only Asiatics, two Japanese  laundrymen, having left this week for  more inviting and congenial scenes.'  E. M. Sandilands of Sandon is authority  for the statement that the miners of Sandon had held a meeting, the decision of  which was to stand by the new provincial  law calling for an eight-hour day of labor.  It is also said that the miners will hold  out for $3.50 per day, with the short'  hours.  To Canada Duty Free, After Treatment at  American Refineries, is the Opinion of a  Nelson Mine* and Smelter Manager.  GALLIHER   AND   HIS   PASS  KASLO   LOCAL. NEWS.  Proceedings of Parliament.  Ottawa, March 25.���Mr, Davin, in the  house of commons yesterday, made some  serious Charges against the administration in regard to the Yukon. He said, for  instance, that Mr. Lafontaine, an officer  in the public works department, had gone  to the gold commissioner's office and got  a list of abandoned claims. Mr. Lafontaine  re-located the claims, kept one-half himself, and gave one-quarter to an emissary  and one-quarter to a miner.  The house will adjourn on Thursday to  meet the following Tuesday.  In the senate, senator Macdonald of  Victoria called attention to a despatch  from England, stating that a modus  vivendi had been arrived at on the  Alaskan boundary affair pending a full  settlement. Hon. Mr. Scott, secretary of  state, said that the government had no  information on the subject, although it  was likely to be right.  The city council has given a first reading to a bylaw defining the portions of  -the city within which laundries may not  be operated. It provides a penalty of $50  or thirty days' imprisonment, and defines  each day's continued use a repetition of  the offence. ' **    *  ' In order to'ensure permanent owuer:  ship, E. A. Church has givenr to the city  the baud instruments recently purchased  by public subscription. The band practices in the council chamber.  ., The steamer International- will not remain idle while the ship joiners are mak-  iug additions toiler accommodations. On  Thursday night she took a cargo of ore to  .Five-mile Point, and will continue at this  duty until she is ready to takethe regular  run.  T. Riffle will retire from the management of the Whitewater Deep properties  immediately upon the arrival of his mic-  cessor, and will establish himself iu Portland, Oregon, as a mining engineer.  The  Hall   Mines, Limited,   is   making  _read *y__to_sh i p_a bou t_si x t yyto ns_of_ore_ f rom_  the True Blue mine- to their smelter at  Nelson,   Returns from the shipment will ���  be awaited with considerable interest, as"  the successful operation of the property  means much for Kaslo, as Well as foi' the  smeit;er.  A requisition is in circulation asking  the mayor to call a public meeting to discuss the, eight hour law and other acts  passed at the recent session of the legislature, The prbihotersi: Will doubtless be  able to explain the benefits likely to  ariseftdtu the discussion at this time.  The registrar of the county court gives  notice thai there will be a session of the  court at Kaslo oii Thursday, May 4th, at  10 a.m.  Bruce White c>f Nelson, was in Kaslo  yesterday on his way up to the Slocan  Star mine.    J      :  SLOCAN   LAKE   LOCAL   NEWS.  Work has commenced on the new Anglican chilrch at New Denver, and the  walls are looming up to view. The building is to be opened oil Whitsunday.  A special meeting of the Knights of  Pythias lodge of New Denver will be held  next Wednesday night, for the purpose  of greeting grand chancellor Iladdow of  Nanaimo. He will be met at the wharf  by an influential delegation. It is proposed to tender him a complimentary  banquet after the meeting, to be given at  the Newmarket hotel.  Inspector of weights and measures  Findley was in New Denver on Wednesday on an official visit. It is two years  since he was last there.  Decidedly wintry weather has prevailed on Slocan lake this week, Tuesday  night being very cold. The spring is the  latest on record, therestill being considerable snow on the ground.  There are only three cases in the New  Denver hospital, two with fractured legs  and the third with a severe attack of  pneumonia.  The school trustees of New Denver received word from the government last  night to send down the deeds of the new  Receive the Attention of the South Kootenay Board of Trade.  At the meeting of the South Kootenay  board of trade, which was held last evening for the purpose of appointing W. A.  Galliher a delegate on an Ottawa mission,  applications for membership were received from S. S. Taylor, Q.C., F. G. Gibbs  and P. Chapman. They were made members of the board by resolution without  the formality of a ballot.    .  The resolution appointing Mr. Galliher  was moved byT. G. Proctor, aud seconded  by David Morris, and it was so worded  that the delegate's mission will be confined to the public building matter. ' *  W. A. Macdonald broughtfup the ques-  ���tioh 'of-getting the delegate a. free pass  .over tlie Canadian Pacific. He.said that  "he had seenF. W. Peters, district freight  agent of the company,'and. that' that  official had promised that in the event of  the board formally requestidg transportation for its delegate, he would take the  same under consideration. This' matter,  was discussed for quite a while, and was  ultimately dropped on one or two members agreeing to interview the railway-  officials on the delegate's behalf* and  secure a pass if possible.  In view of the visit of Robert Kerr,  traffic manager tor the Canadian Pacific,'  the board decided to appoint a committee-  to wait on him and ascertain what could  be done in the way of, securing more  favorable freight rates for Nelson. The  aim of the committee will be to get such  rates to Nelson as will enable the local  merchants to re-ship from Nelson to  points within a giveu district at the same  rate as goods could be laid down from  eastern points. The committee to whom  this matter was referred is made upotNL  IJannermanT'P.ChapmiuiTVArFerlandrHr  B. Thomson and M. DesBrisay.  J. J. Campbell addressed the board on  the lead question. When he had finished  his remarks an informal discussion took  place; but as the members present  thought the question rather important, it  was decided that an adjournment should  be taken till Tuesday evening, when; the  mattei* will be again taken up, and invitations Wjll be Sent put to the members Of  the Kaslo board of trade to have l'eprc  seutatives present.  Receipts of Ore at Kaslo.  Traflic Over the; Kaslo & Slocan railway  has b^en above the average duting the  past week. The following ate the Ore receipts at KA_.lo for tlie week ending Friday, the 24th:  ��� Pounds.  Payne ....���,..., ,.,..��� 727,000  Last Chnnco 2.-0,000  Juckson l.Rsin millet : TO'iOOO-  K(*��o  40,000  Rambler......��� ,  _0,Q.O  .-'boi'ty Hill.., '.', ;.... 30,000  Wellington..  ��..'.'..  GOiOOO  making in all 023�� tons. The Payne ore  goes to Omaha; the Rambler and one-  half of the RecO goes to Aurora ; and the  other half of the Reco goes to the Selby  lead works at San Francisco. The other  mines ship to the sampler of theKootenay  Ore Company, and it is sent thence to  Helena, Montana. The Liberty Hill appears in the list of shipping properties  for the first time.  Both Shipments Went to Northport.  Julien & Audet this week  made a shipment   from   the   Blackcork    mine,   near  Ymir, to theLe Roi smelter at Northport.  The shipment   consisted of   twenty-one  tons and carried sixty-three ounces gold  and   108 ounces   silver, the   value of   the  shipment being $135.).   The  Porto   Rico  mine, which is only eighteen miles i'rbm  Nelson, this week shipped twenty tons of  gold concentrates to the Le Roi smelter  at Northport.   They  carried one and a  half ounces gold to the ton, and the consignment was valued at $000.  J. J. Campbell of the Hall Mines, Limited, addressed the board of trade last  night on the lead question. He has a plan  of his own for improving present conditions, which he says should meet with the  approval of the Canadian miner, smelter  and lend manufacturer. His plan was to  induce the government to permit lead  mined and smelted in Canada, but refined '  in the United States, to re-enter Canada  free of duty. As the United States government already permitted the smelting  and refining of foreign lead in bond, there  would be no difficulty in the way of putting the new plan into effect.  As matters stand at present, the American smelters pay the Canadian miners tbe  New York price for lead, less the United  States   duty,   and as   all Canadian  lead  bullion atpresent has to go to the United  States, the Canadian smel ters do the same.,  Neither in the case of the American or the  Canadian  smelter was the duty ever actually   paid.   The  lead  going   into  the    '  United States  was refined in bond and  used by the American smelters for their  '  export trade.   The American smelters in  offering the  rates which they do for the   .  treatment of Canadian lead, take into ac-*  count   in  connection   with   their  treatment   rate the  amount which they save  though     not    being    obliged    to    pay  the      United      States      import     duty.  It should not be thought that the United  States smelters made a clean profit of the  amount saved.through the export of Canadian leads, because as the one and a half  cents per pound were taken into account  in. the fixing of  the   treatment rate, it  would   merely   mean that higher treatment rates would be charged should this   -  saving be lost to the smelters.  With   respect to the lead imports received   into   Canada, Mr. Campbell said  that the imports of lead at present were  greater than the lead product of all the  mines    of    , Kootenay.      This     showed '  that   there    was    already  a   Canadian"  market      for       Canadian     lead,      and  it      was.    .absurd     that     before  "the '���  product  of    the   Canadian   lead   mines'  could reach the Canadian lead manufac-   :  turers it had to pass through the United  States refineries and be subject to a Can^ -*���  adian duty upon re-entry" into Canada." '"���  At present there was imported, into Canada annually 0,000,000 pounds of raw lead,  upon  which a duty-of-15 per cent was  paid.    The result of this  was that the  Canadian lead manufacturer.ina country  .in which lead was produced, had to pay   .  the world's'market.price for lead, plus the  freight .to London, plus the freight back  from London,  plus 15 per cent duty at  the Canadian frontier.   It could therefore  be easily understood  that if-these two  freight rates and 15 per cent duty could, ba  saved to the'lead manufacturers of the east    '.  it would place them upon a better footing  in their attempt not only to supply the  local market, but the export field as well.  There was a. great end growing market  for lead in the Orient, and if the Canadian  lead. manufacturers could secure a foothold* in the export trade a sufficient market would be created for Canadian lead to  make it profitable to operate a Refinery  in  Kootenay.     As-refined   lead   on   the  Pacific cosist would have a freight, preference of ��$18  per   ton   over   lead  at the  refineries on the Atlantic,"the advantage *  which the Kootenay refinery would have   "  in supplying lead for theOrient could be  .  easily understood.  SLOCAN   CONCENTRATES.  Representations from European smelt-'  ing works are being received by several of  "theSlocarT"properties"iifquirifig-for zinc-  ores. The works are prepared to accept  and pay for all mineral giving returns of  30 per cent or greater pf .metallic zinc.  One of the loading lake properties is arranging for a test shipment of twenty  tons, which will be shipped in a few  weeks.  11. Covington expects to hkyp, his con?  tract on the Jbkergrynpi pn" Spuf h Kivslb" .s  creek, compfett-Jd early next month,   Tlfei"  Joker i$* the centre o|VCah)pa\lah_!field?and  is  owned .by  ai\��� English c.o,myan"y.*r���Iir  (Jari-ies high  values.<.' iu gold. "CSyihgtolii."  states the: cl^iip is looking fine, the !ed"g<_".  having increased iii niineral.  Another *_trjke Of Ore is reported from  the Noble Five, clbse %b two-feet Of ihiner-  al having been eACOjuntered in the No. $  tunnel. Jn 0the* other \*forkiug!_n ore continues in place; Seventy- feet Of stopiug  ground c'oiitfiins enough dre to pay off the  mortgage on the group and all incidental  expenses.  The total shipments from the Slocan so  far, this year, amount to 8200 tons, the  weekly addition being in the neighborhood of SOO tons, 102 tons Of Which were  shipped by the Queen Bess, 200 tons by  the Payne, and 100 tons by the Last  Chance. The roads are breaking up, and  shipments will fall off from now on.  Chicago Men Looking Towards Kootenay.  H. F.  Burtnaster, whq is interested in  the German Mining & Milling Company,  whose properties are situated on GeVmah  mountain, on the east side of Kootenay"  lake,   returned    yesterday   from   a   six-; :  months' visit to Chicago.   Mr. Bun-haste..  reports that a number of Chicago' eoxd-  panies were organized last summer to operate in the Klondyke, but in nearly every  case   they were  unsuccessful, and   it  is  not  unlikely   that,   during  the  coining  summer,   a number of  Chicago men will  take a look through Kootenay for investments  in   mining   properties.    Development-work will be started on the German  group as soon as the snow goes off the  mountain. THE TMBIWE:  NELSON, B. C. SATURDAY, MARCH J>8,  1800.  If  hi  .'  I  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, Taclde.  that Nelson, has ever seen.  More shipments due.    Don't outfit unb'l you see our assortment.  UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT  The Nelson Hardware Go.  VICTORIA BLOCK, BAKER STREET, NKLSON.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO. .���""  PORK PACKERS AND PROVISION MERCHANTS  WHOLESALE DEALERS IN  CHOICE CREAMERY AND DAIRY BUTTER, CHEESE AND EGGS  SPECIALTY:    "GRIFFIN BRAND" MILD CURED MEATS  NELSON, B.C. ROBERT ROBERTSON,  Manager  Nelson office and warehouse:   Corner Vernon and Josephine streets.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  VWINNIPEG. MANITOBA.  RAILWAY TIME - TABLES.  CANADIAN PACIFIC.  (DEPOT! FOOT OK __AIT.WAV STIiRET)  Passenger and mail (daily), for Nakusp   Leave.    Arrive.  and Kovelstokeand main line point...(i..*)0 a.m. 8.20 p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily), for Slocan  City, Silverton, New Denver, Three  Forksand Sandon.............. ��� ..G.30a.n_.   8.20p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily) for Robson,  Trail and Rossland...........:.,. ti._0p.ni. 10.:'0 p.m.  "NELSON AND FORT SHEPPARD.  (DEPOT EAST END WATER STKEBT,   UOGUSTOWN)  ��� ^Passenger and mail (daily), for Spo-    Leavo.    Arrive.  '''-���'.'���'-.'������ kane ...........   .. ���:. 9.40a.m.   5.30p.m.  ���:'���: Passenger and mail (daily), for Ymir,  :/,-������.',..v-Salmo. Wanctaand Rossland .!>.40 a.m.   n..'i0 p.m.  '":���' (Trains leave Mountain Siding, east end Robson street,  ���������:  forty minutes later than from Nelson station.)   yyyyyy.- yyy-".iyj&v$uy: and slocan.  V. ���   Passenger and'mail (daily.cxceptiSiin-   Leave.*' - Arrive.  ;��.;i i "��days), frdm'hJ-;_Lsld^foi;u"V\ruhitewater, "  ��V'"Ve,McGuigan,".Three>F6rks,S��Sandon   -'*','  '��� rf y -and Cody;. y^f^yk^f^Syk:...8.00 a.m.-. 3.55 p.m.  ������';',�� Passenger and niaindaily.eSccp^Suri-'        ".'".--**, ; -  .us ;n ��day)j fronf SandotMdr'JCasjlo';;. y���1.15 p.m. 10.10 a.m.  SSM^Sstr^^ - tables;.. ' - -  ?;^^S"?.>^.^r^C>^AD:iAN*;_S_.CIKIC. - ���   "  W��T^-i;"S^>jls.MBO/T8^C\V_-f__AW0ST_-EI_T.*tt-IIARK)  '-jw-Steamer Kokanee (daily'except. Sun- " Leave.  ;���>��������� "*S days)," for Kokanep-CrpekrBalfour,.-   .  I" PilotBay," Aiiis vyornh. aiidKaslo".,... .1.00 p.m.  - Arrive.  11.30 a.m.  f%no6tion��is*_nade";Hvith"ii5row,'-i^'Nest  ^Pas'sVaill>ya5r'.,?V.':��a"g,.'rv4&ffi,.&:. .8.00 a.m.   0.50 p.m.  m^^odfEkJ^Yi,"v^\-GivA's[iMiD navigation co.  ��i S���\; i " >_> (BOATS ".LBAVE*il"AT_L-^TREET WI 1AKK) -     "  Steadier ��Ihteriiati6nal" (daily * except. <Leavo.l"���Arrive.���  AfSundaysUfor;��Kok"a��rTeWCreek*Bal-iW ^..V**."��� f; ft"  ,:Kj*��d.  .,."."*?..'  t..jsi}36:"p]mj 10.30 tymsl  ]mmi��m$mi  . .iriSti  y^VMirMovrimif?'.?,  :^fl^mk��yjyEDmo^.  ." .^-"s.ElR'ST' 'VjEAl4:,No." j0'  .vSeyenti., ���YMU^Nbl-'W ���  ���} V": THEV��D"Mi_ *^TRIBpjf:__��ls S^ibiished.bvery.'afternoo.n"1  ' ��',}y^(exceptSuii;dayJ,"and;^dll "be deliveyed by"camerin  ���'J.-i.ir.jany���"tdwn"ih,Ko"^ week;;"  .S1.."! J rdr'.will-bejfhailejl^'o^iiDscril.grs.'fpr.flveddllarsa'yi'ar.  v&"i. daj-{and. Saturday, a.id< will bo mailed to" Subscribers  .>y"o'*^efdr*tjvy;oMpllaTs��aVeiir..,"    ���  S<"RE&IJE-_:RtlDV;E|lilsl;M__NT;S printed, in both the.  U',tyAdaUyVand wieekly" cdiiipris?f6r $3��p<_r>inch,permonth,  i" *".y��pTvvelvdline_5 solidiioupariel to .becou ntcd as one inch*.  -imcSiok-REA^^  ._"�����.. ilineifqf.'pach insertion."  $"!_foM" PRINTING, at fair rates.    All, accounts for joli  ��s .�����' *,pr-nt_ri__."��afid advertising payable on' the  first .of  ;_&,������" jev^^nionthj subscriptions payable in advance.  j. *j_-_)DR_-1S-. fall communications to  "."((I,. ("'"  "']���   " THE TRIBUNE, Nelson; B.C.  1/   ^"l".    ���__      l^"    "-���     _-   r.      _T   I     _m i      ��� i        ^     * i |   "__���    ,^. ���   ,  .',.  J^ST;at present, the management bf the  ��:' Ctlhaiiian   Pacific Railway  Gohipahy is  %/mpstVanxious to make the people of Can-  ���b "a(Ja,:b4lieve; that Canada's great railway is  ���'-��� "the.ona patriotic cSOrppration ih Canada,  ���?and.ithat it-is being operated with a single  n  eye "to Canada's ihteirests.   If this Is so,  whyisit"thatitfie:matte produced ai the  Trail slnelter, w_ii6h is an appendage of  " th.).Canadian Pacific' Bailway Company,  is forwardfed to smelters at Kansas City,  Missouri, United States of America*   in  preference to the Sail Mines smelter at  Nelson,  British Columbia, Dominion of  Canada ?   The Hall   Mines smelter tuan-  kgeth'etit is most anxious  to secure the  matte of the Trail smelter and convert it  into -blister" copper.  Those who have read the letters of the  Canadian Pacific railway and Hall Mines  officials, and have noted the warm regard  which the representative of each company  professes that his company has for the  other, must be surprised that the warm  regard of so powerful a company as the  Canadian Pacific railway should be of  such little benefit to bhe Hall Mines, Limited, in its efforts to build up a smelting  industry in Kootenay.  A RESULT of the preference shown  to American smelters by the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company in the disposition of the matte of the Trail smelter is  that the Hall Mines, Limited, will be unable to profitably operate its reverbera-  tory and refining plant at Nelson, as the  amount of matte produced from the Silver  King ores is insufficient to keep the plant  profitably employed continuously.  If the practical working out of the  sympathy of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company for the enterprise of the  Hall Mines, Limited, has been of no  greater benefit to the latter company than  to effectually cripple one branch of the  company's business, the people of Nelson  may be pardoned for receiving with some  skepticism fresh assurances of patriotic  sympathy.   ;.-...  The Canadian Pacific telegraph furnish  the newspapers of Kootenay with press,  dispatches.   .As   a. fair  sample    of  the_  freshness ofrthe news furnished, the f617  .lowing is given:   On -Wednesday of "this  week, sir Richard Cartwright callsd sir  Charles Tupper a mischievous demagogue  in the house of commons at Ottawa.   The  Victoria. Colonist printed it as news on  Thursday morning.   On Friday afternoon  it appeared in The Tribune, fresh from  ,sthe Canadian Pacific telegraph office; Yet  vphe^our���vdany ���jRape���r���s - ofwKoolenay'pay  ;"^00,:a��m"qnth^-_:Qfrsutli.��a��p^^^ "y  V ^TfiE traffic, niahager 'for all the .Cana^,  |fdian>Pacific!]inietV^ Port: Arthur is  NKo^in-^el^oq/ ,jBJ9;is:a��.b0ul8m^ss'|in^n and��:  ^ota to'wn^olV  give k'. hearing' to business .men, who approach him and thpy can depend "cm what  he tells them.  Will' be Run by Business Men.  [Revelstoke Herald, Mi-rch 22iid.]  jEl;ection day passed Oii very quietly in  -townr=N6t"that=therCwa����aTny"l--���  terest in the proceedings, but the excite- j  "Of making many books  there is no end."  J��. eitlier is there arty end to the variety  on s.lle at  Thomson's  We have��� All the newest books .by well-  kdowh autlioi'Si Our stock of fine Correspondence.  Stationery  I.<5 a leading feature of our business. We  have all the newest tints and shapes with  envelopes to match.    When inviting  Company,  Use oiir 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 tlie confines of .British  Columbia as well as to  Nelson  ment was of a distinctly subdued order.  The total number of voters on the list  was 143. The result of the poll is given  below:  For "Ma vor���  Mct'arty 205  Haiif IK.  Spoiled ballots 37.  For Aldermen���  Kilpa.rick, T 287  Gmhiuiic, T. .1 108  Wolls, F.11 IK!  Onitc, \V\ F. 173  -McKeehnie, l)r 172  Brown. Win 14!)  Abrahamson J 1118  JlcMalion, J  132  l.oo, \v*. .1 lit  Lewis, T 109  Urown, II. A 101  Nettle,  W. A 82  In P. McCarty as mayor, Revelstoke  has for its chief magistrate a business  man who will bring to the conduct of its  affairs the sound business qualities which  he |has proved himself to possess in the  conduct of his own business. In making  their selection for aldermen the majority  of the ratepayers have beeu guided solely  by business considerations.  Quality  Price is��one thing, quality  another; when you can  get the highest quality at  a fair price, that is where  you will be justified in:  , doing your business.  WE  GUARANTEE  THIS  W  LADIES'  Linen and Duck  SUITS  DRESSMAKING  DONE IN THE BEST  POSSIBLE MANNER  W   We Ijave n**ucl*| pleasure in throwing open  ���pjfo   our store to the public for inspection on.  B  B  B  B  B  fa  B  We have njuch pleasure in th/owing open   ^  our store to the public for inspection, on   (JC  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.  OUR  MILLINER  B  W  Complete lines in  LIQUORS  CIGARS  ^-V-isri-)  a'  Hudson's  m  w  IS AN ARTIST AT HER BUSINESS, AND IS NOW READY TO DO ALL  KINDS OF TRIMMING  IN   A  PLEASING-  AND  SATISFACTORY MANNER  Blouse   and   Shirt   Wa_Lst<s  We have placed on our counters an immense assortment of Ladies'  Blouse and Shirt Waists* made of all the newest fabrics, such as  Grass Linen, White and Colored Pique, Striped Muslin. Look at these  goods, the assortment is complete, be wise and make an early selection  Fred Irvine So Co.  B  B  T-E3r____]��>__3:o--sr---_i -13  BAKER 'STREET-WEST; NELSON  With  'MS,  ���ZEsTO.  OABDS.  Victoria Block, Baker* Street, Ne^on, C. B.  m^rn m^^^^w^ ^^^ ^-^  ^���^���^ ?&?&>c=> ^$?cz>>e=>  '?t^-  ^-���-^V  ?B~?S&fBf3f3fB'-&-&.  #���  Have you seen them  ==^If=not=yDuvshould^eortie4n=and-  have  a  look  at  them.    They  are just  the  proper   footwear  for this sort of weather.    Do  away with   rubbers aud   make  Residence Lots for Sale!.  Business corner on "Venipn street . . $4000  House and lot oii Victoria, street,  near '  Presbyteriiin church (snap). .   '. ".   ..1S00  . House and lot on Victoria street ... 1G50  "House and lot on Victoria street". ; . 1900  House" and two; .lots on Carbonate St. 1S00  Dairy Ranch, on Kootenay Lake near"  ;�� cNMsOnj^oflefs^Mc^eK'.edV.., ���    .-. .���  tPpDuse; tp:'rent"���:6n*BStaniey"Sfc"^^^  '. WaiitedjijnininK slfareS'Nelson,'\^n.i_; aiii glo&in  ���"���        ""'    -Mbhoy to ltfanr��itUdweSbrate's." ���     �� "  "M\lE%. ;fS!l!jE^^R^ /Milling.-..B|*oker.:  .   " "��� Qfllcp:   ^}ir.ier*:&*B&eekKiBiobk,"VBal_cnr ancl ���  '"   .'      ��� " VVarnd"streetsl-srelsqi.." "   ... on.  C. F. ETTERlH. D. Ashcroft  CMcles A latepinaii f 13t)k  GUS^OJVIS  AUCTIONEERS  walking easy.  Colors Tar] at|d Black  Coal and  Wood Dealer  pfE^t &m waoe^  f-lclivci'ed to, ajiy.part'.ofi"the city.  Full nieaMirenieiit -.uarant"_ed,  (Orftek at Corker Baker a_nA War"d���� Streets1  apsnaw  DRAYING and  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  "Wngbh j'CpairinB, promptljvattecded tojbyjri^ftrsticlnss:"  jjvliecnviriglit.,"/   '*" : .."." .."���,". ���    i    "."'".".; 7"- ' "  ���Special. attenl;ion,givpn t'd/all .kinds-pfropairiiig; "and  ucilstom\w6rl_;1from outride"poiiits;   ���" .    "    ' . ",   '"���"..  BEAL ESTATE and GENERAL AMTS:  Baker Street, Nelson  FIRST DOOlt WKST BANK B. C. BUILDING.  Aberdeen Blocl^  STEINWAY  The  Standard  of the World.  Piano  NORDHEIMER  The Artistic Piano of  Canada.  CANADA  LIFE ASSURANCE CO.  o.  -E  POE  SALE  l-Boom House, Mines l.ond ? 750  i Koom House and 2 Lots, Victoria St 1200  fob -R:.--!:.-^  Three and Four Room Houses  C. J. D. CHRISTIE  GKNKRAL BROKER  Oflicc in Aberdeen block, Baker St., Nelson  AST AND MUSIC CO,, Nelson, Agents,  AUCTION SALE OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS  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.  O. A. WATERMAN <__ CO., Auctioneers.  FIRE INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE  FOR   SALE  A Business Chance  The iiiulersiBficd will sell (lie following real estate .  and per..onal property at a bargain:  Nine-room house and ten lots set out in orchard  Four-room cottage and five lots.  Two lots and improvements.  Fifty-two head Of cows.  Fifty milk cows. ,j.  Two horses, ;  Wagons, sleighs,  harness, and everything in  connection with Hurry's milk ranch.  "WABB BEOS-  Rl-AL ESTATJ. AGKNTS, West Baker St., Nelson  $5500  $3500  Two lots and house with fourteen rooms on Silica  street, between.Josephine and Hall streets. Terms  $1500cush, balance to be arranged.. ?.'*,500  Lot and house on Latimer street, near Josephine  street.   Terms?500cash, balance on mortgage...  1,000  Lot and store on Baker street.   Good location..  8,000  Lot on Baker street, near corner of Cedar street...     S00  The British Columbia Loan and Savings Company,  who give the most reasonable terms to borrowers, allowing principal to be paid oil'at any time without charging  any bonus.  GAMBLE &  O'REILLY, Agents.  Will huy 24 horses. 12 wagons, 2  wagonettes, 1 touggy, 10 sets of  sleighs, and a complete outfit of harness, saddles, blankets, etc., and a going business of  $80,000 a year.   Terms.  Will buy two lots and improvements on north, side of Vernon  street, between Ward and Josephine streets.  Terms.  *l.4<500 Wil1 buy so by 12�� feet on the  t'^* south  side   or Baker  street,   be  tween Stanley and Kootenay streets.  Cash.  "^"i O OOO  W111 buy 50 by iZ0 *feet ��" the  qjlVjW       northeast corner of Baker and  Bus meets all trains and boats,-  Special attention given the transfer of baggage. Office and stables  on Vernon street, opposite The  Tribune office.    Telephone No. 35.  C.W.West&Co.  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  SHOP: * Hall Street," Between". Baker antf Varrion;*- Nolson  FLUMfiERS, Et6.  a^HousF  AGKNTS FOlt  The Imperial Oil Co.   Standard Oil Co.  Washing-ton Brick and Lirn.e Co.  The H. W. ryjcNicll Co., Ltd., Canadian Aitih.ra-  cite Coal (Hard)  Dealers in  STOVEWOOD  Nelson Iroia Works  -liANUKACTUl-KKS OF  BN��IN-_1S, BOILERS. SHAFTINO, IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OP EVERY DBSORIPTION  Repairs promptly attended to.       1?. Q. IJbx 173.  R REISTERER & Ca  BRKWEltS AND BOTTLERS OF  Ale and Porter  Prompt and regular  delivery to tho trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  Josephine streets,  P.O. Box 57  Cash.   JOHN-HOUSTON,  Vernon street. Nelson  Applieation fop Liquor License.  Notice is hereby Riven.that I, tho undersigned, A\i.��tin  H. Clenients, intend at the first sitting of the board of  licensing commissioners of the City of NolKOii.to bo held  thirty (80) (lays after the publication of this notice, to apply for a retail liquor saloon license for the promises  known as the corner store of the Odd Fellows building,  on lot number one (1) in block (12), bting situated on the  southeast corner of Uaker and Kootenay streels in the  West ward of the said City of Nelson.  AUSTIN II. CLEMENTS.  Dated this lSth day of March, A. IX itiiKI.  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  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 people of Nelson.  Orders left at D. McArthur . & Co's store,  northwest corner Baker and Ward streets,  will receive prompt attention.   Telephone 85  Nelson Electric Light Company, Limited  NOTICE  against the  All persons having accounts  company will present them at once to the  manager, and all persons indebted to tlie  company are required to settle the same immediately.    JOHN HOUSTON, Manager.  Nelson, March 10th, 1899.  Applieation for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby fjiven that wo will, thirty days from  _ io date of this notice, apply to the government rigent at  Nelson for a license tp sell liquor at retail at our hotel,  ���eminent  in West  the date of tins notice, apply to the government rigent at  Nelson for a license to sell liquor at retail at our hotel,  known as the Majestic Hotel, situate 011 the government  trail between Eagle and Forty-nine creeks, ii   "  GOMER DAVIS & Co.  Kootenay district,"~__ri_isli Columbia  Dated March 1st, 1899.  JOHN MILKS,  E. BARRETT.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that 1 will, thirty days from tho  date of this notice, apply lo the. government agent at  Nelson for a licenso to sell liquor at retail at'my hotel at  Five-Mile Point, to bo known as the Castle Hotel in  West Kootenay district, British Columbia.  Dated March 11th. 1899. Hi A. HEYWOOD.  :y�����?iMi&&sr, THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY, MARCH 25," 1899.  3  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  I.ORl) STItATIICONA AND  MT. ROYAL, Prosident  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND Vice-President  K   S. CI-OUSTON General Manager  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  -csr-E-C-SO-csr *B-_=i-A_3sro--3:  tf. W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.  ������    llKANOHKS IN       LONDON  (England),   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and in the principal citios in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cable Transfers  OKANT COMMKROIAL AND TRAVELLERS' CRKDITS,  available in any part of the world.  DRAFTS IS8UKD    COLLKCTIONS MADE; KTO.  Are  Drafts  now  prepared  to issue  and Letters of Credit on  IMPERIAL BANK  OF CANADA  Capital,  Reserve  Paid Up  $2,000,000  1,200,000  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH  CURRENT RATlfi OF INTEREST PAID  SERGEANT   KAY'S   CAPTURE.  A Frontier Stratagem.  First post had gone on the bugle at Fort  Saskatchewan, and the major.was sitting  on  the porch of his quarter.0, discussing  with his adjutant the details of a practice  inarch arranged the following week for B  Troop.   The hard blue ofthe sky changed  to purple, theu to steel-gray, and Saturn  appeared low down on the western horizon.     Over   the   level   stretches  of   the  prairie    the   night   wind   blew   softly,  rustling the yellow grass.   Ifc was peculiarly soothing to the two officers, smok-.  ing in lazy contentment after an arduous  day  in the   blazing August  sun.   They  paused iu their chat, and their thoughts  drifted to other lands; they saw  faces,.  the pensive faces of women and the laughing   ones of  little children,   while   they  watched the stars come out, one by one,  iu   the   deepening  dusk.    They  remembered that those same stars shone over  the homes which sheltered those women  and children ;' they seemed like sentinel  eyes keeping tireless vigil over those loved  ones,    separated   from   them   by    long  leagues of hill and plain and by the vicissitudes of a soldier's  calling; and their  hearts warmedto their friendly twinkling.  A$^$i*c<ih;^^  revert��edJtno!tne^^  m_le'^\*lT-.w  ���". -su in e'd !!jH����&ij&& Ul f idkefyoil Jh to ��� tih]0  IBeaver^I'IillSJ^Vihere.ther^  ...o\v^0_'4�������oqPm  ' ,How'|$^gjn^^ y,t*". {" v  ''Afls>i'0itfa^  ary ^u'gepn.ysai^at.-wasj'^.il-ieJl*���-?-  , The, BoOr^f��theiguaVi;d^ the  squal^ ^pposite^s.TYungqp^  rangf 6ut-sl_*riily���*fbjlv��the���"\j"iu^  Theitvvb! o_iitfeW.s,s^rang|t.Qy��l-neir |ee"t:.; -. A.  shotvWeiit���off;.I:foliow4ed "by /ahp*tlie���r and  anotl_ei\fa%^^  throiig^,%he_^a|'^q^��;.ig^|'�� whYch^t"reIa���n_ieii:  across ' the, parkdezgrbupdy^rdni', the(bai>  racky-w|1_.do*^ of ��� the? day  hnrriedVitp; tQUC_fed��h'is hat* _.nd sain:  "I ha*y:$ to;-ueport;^jaii:rthKt^he"Vi3[riSo'ri-  r^rSi;Mi*(pprkle;_ln;d lNlillijfan,have0^ei:pow-  fered:*tne |:,viard audfescaped;''.  The: thy bi' inuttered/Spm.ething.iiotVqu:  record, tocilc three" strides. ���uf? the porch  and\tjiyo ;b"ack,, fcpfi then rapidly delivered  his prde_3_:_ nn '������'_���  "iDtitail Kay and H-tthertofl to "scout  south 1tp��ward Blind man's River; they'll  probably wdrk" round ih that vicinity,  sooner or later; Send Smith.; and Ed'=-  ihonds north to the Athabasca Landing,  =and=Murphy^and=JiraUs.easfc=as-fa.i>^s=Sad-  dle Lake. FSntaineand Christianson can  take the north bank Of the Saskatchewan  as far as Lac Ste. Aune."  Twenty minutes later the fbnfc details  ptillBd out of Fort Saskatchewan on a  bliud search for as choice a pair of blacklegs as might have been found anywhere  within a hundred miles.  "Up to the Winter before some of the  Saskatchewan fellows had Cultivated the  idea that they knew a little about the  game of poker, but after ''Qrackerbox"���  baptized tVilliam McCorkle���had dwelt  among then, for a month they had been  driveh stubbornly,to the conviction that  somehow they had made an error of judgment. A little earlier Calgary had been  a flower, & night-blooming cereils, from  the professional gambler's point of .view,  but the bloom had worn off; it had become too slow and staid, and Craekerbox  had heard of the Saskatchewan game and  moved north. He thought there might  be a profitable opening for him there, and  he was correct. His operations at the  green-table had been quite satisfactory to  himself, and necessarily anything but  satisfactory to any one else. Still, the  gaine went on, aud Craekerbox continued  to pull down his jack-pots with.complacent regularity, until one night things  happened. It had been his deal, of course.  He was discovered with four nines in his  hand, and as three were held among the  other players round the board, Cracker-  box was called on for explanations, which  he gave���at the point of a six-shooter.  Tbey carried the wounded man home and  Craekerbox to the guard-house. He had  done fatigue duty on the woodpile aud,  round the kitchen sink under the eye of  an unsympathetic sentry, and, while he  did not say so, thought it was no sort of  occupation for a gentlemanly pi'ofessional  gambler. He had been awaiting with  feelings of deep distrust the departure of  the next stage, which should carry him to  the territorial peri to abide events while  the sick man lingered. Perhaps they  would even show so little.deference to his  cloth and sensitiveness there as to put  him on the stone-pile with absconding  bank officers and other low violators of  Dawson City, Yukon District.  the law! The thought made his nostrils  curl. "But now," as he said to himself on  the night of his escape, "we have changed  all that," The stage would depart without him.  Milligan, the other fugitive, was a promoter; and Milligan was in trouble, as  promoters now and then are apt to be.  He had been the chief instrument in the  mutiny that had occurred in B troop  three months before, and was serving a  year at hard labor in the guard-house for  his. zeal in a cause which had been  promptly frowned down.  Early in the morning on the third day  after the escape, two cavalrymen were  riding across the prairie toward a distant  log shack beside the trail which connected  Calgary with Saskatchewan. It was a  stopping-place for travelers and the only  house in twenty miles.  "They'll sure stop at Bennet's and eat,"  said sergeant Kay. "We'd best not ride  too close." They drew aside into a bluff  of poplars, aud fastened their horses  among the trees. "Now," continued the  sergeant, "take a walk to the right and  come in below the window in the back of  the shack. That knoll and the stacks will  give you all the cover you require; mind  you don't show yourself. I'll shy round  by the left and get to the front door.  When ifc opens, hold your gum on 'em  from the window.  Inside Bennet's, two men were breakfasting at a rough pine table. From the  manner in which they ate, ifc might have  been inferred that it was long since they  had tasted food.  "Hell!" said the smaller of the two, a  youngish, compact, sallow man, with a  carefully pointed, narrow black mustache,  pausing for a minute as Bennet set a  second heaping plate of meat on the  table. "This is great! Ifc would take all  B Troop to chase me from* such a feed."  "Elegant," assented his companion, with  a mouth full of steak. "Shtill I'm not  askin'to see any av th'clan. Ut's good  riddance, any ways ye take ut, an' I hope  ther's as many moiles betune us as ther' is  behoind us." '.  The door creaked a trifle on its wooden  hinges. Craekerbox looked round cjuiekjy.  ���Ser gea n t Kay jsstqpd j nether doorway,. wi th ���  la^lftvelled^revoly eiyih'hi s��_ia__dy &\ yy Vk�� &" "V  e'asi I y 1% "V }0k ka--"q u ijck "itfdw.!  4therform.ula.>;]i."1\^**s>��� Ihif-  s>Tne^��am bleirs nands^went-up.o/Milligaii  m,ise'aghigi-^  /were eiigagedstft't'lii-i'iWija^Oj^brei^rffsfii'itiV  ?��* ;!;5Bpupy.face,:!S?��j'M,,i'dgkr��" .ckmk " rpiind:  mecHamc-i] ly,tin"; fobedieri^e^to" =the".sh"ar p  iVVjp rd: t) feoiu maud .*���/,' 5T.u t! ��� t u tiljrKay,.; went  _.ohl;pi;*ot��^  Cdukes,: Ililii'gauAjl&fep^e'iri^.u  s��up."^They���{Jld"okl*firs^rate*"as ��;theyfkv,ef  VHkj.fert^  ihOhors^"\yllii;e\^l)ur^qM  uew'luffs soh/theXge-ftlemeh  ;"���'seefh.d?wBd thej^i.loqte-.,���;(-jute|t_ ^hmg^fin^the.  mar kef l("\ot"s" of starch' in* 'eiii" ahdfpolisliedC  to make- a,- Chinese .laundry :ashamed /ot*  ;it's"e��l|;   W���e haven't had, :a" chajhce0;��tt6j���t|��y'  'em 6ri a re^l.eligibla'caudidatebefore. " ]  *��� l|b|13d\yed' wijtfrmqckgd defereuceVtq;ntl^e;  gain bleri   '(|*_acklrbdx smijedi ftmiably* in  returp.,   '.."'"       ] ' ��     . " ��� *'  ��� , '  "I'm right/glad, to see ��yo^i ser^eatifc","  he said. *'See,n_i_' jiXs!fc^liK;e>no_ft,e��.TiJgai.n..  Funny how things turn dufci ain't it? I  was |pst wondejein' if you wouldn't happen along-^and here you were! Well,-  all's fair in Idve and war^-and a fdx-cha:se.,  Some fools in my shoes woutd probably  see things���ropes, beams and hornpipes.  I don't. Life's too short to watste in spec-  ^ulatiou^over-^whafc^probaJbly-^^voulan'C-  occur. Play yoitr game put and keep pn  lookiu'happy. That's good clean philosophy for ft man. And if you do pass out  befofe the rest of the players, tVhy you're  Only a hand ahead, arid they'll be hot iu  vottr moccasin tracks to the Sweet By-by.  We only just hit the ranch an hour before  you, aud sdeiu" we was here first we cau'fc  do less than make yoii welcome. You  wouldn't have grudged us a hearty reception, I know, if it had happened the other  way round." Craekerbox laughed. "We  was right hungry. Mr. Bennet, here, was  sp good as to fix us up a real enjoyable  meal, and we've just wolfed it." Audi as  the 'handcuffs went on : "And them bracelets ! Ain't they charming I Such finish!  Do you know, sergeant, as soon a.s I'm out  o'this I'm a-going to get me a pair, gold  ���miniature, you know-���same pattern, to  hang on my watch-chain as a souvenir?  What's vvrong, Milligan ? You don't look  pleased,"  The big Irishman glowered under his  thick, red eyebrows. "I suppose this is.  another twelVemont' for me," he growled.  Craekerbox burst into a loud laugh.  "Don't be downhearted, me son," he returned. "They can't give me too much of  a good thing. I'll ask them-to let me have  it."  "Well, Mr. McCorkle," said Kay, "now  you're wearing government jewellry, we  can be more sociable. I guess you haven't  finished your breakfast yet. Ifc's ahead of  anything your're likely to get befcweeri  this and the fort���which the same is  ninety.miles���so you'd besfc make the most  of it. jump in. And since you're so hospitable, if Mr. Bennet will be good enough  to fry a little more steak, we'll eat with  you. I guess you know better than to  make any breaks," he added, significantly, looking from one prisoner to the other.  ''Too busy to think of it," returned  Craekerbox, sitting down to the table  again. "Kind of a tough proposition,  this, sergeant," he added a moment later,  after an ineffectual attempt to cut his  meat; "tryin' to handle a meal with your  wrists sawin' one against the other, like  cattle in a yoke."  Kay glanced at Hatherfcon.   "Help him  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  D.  R.  WILKIE, General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  A general banking business transacted.  - Savings bank department.  Deposits of $1 and upwards received nnd interest  allowed.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  out, won't you?" he said. "Mr. Bennet  will do the same for the other man, I'm  sure."  "Oh, I can't allow that!" protested the  gambler. "I'll manage." He seized the  meat in his fists and tore it between his  teeth, like a dog.  "Hei-e,- quit that!" exclaimed Kay.  You're a human, at least��� notan animal."  He took out his keys and unlocked one  handcuff. "There, I'll let you eat decently, and not like a pagan, if you'll promise  not to try to escape."  A sudden brightness flashed into the  gambler's eyes, but there was nothing of  it left in the look he turned on Kay, as  he replied with a bland smile: "Sure  thing. I'd promise anything under the  circumstances. That's easy. I say, sergeant, you're real obliging. I'll see that  you're mentioned in orders." ,  "See that you keep you're promise;  that'll be sufficient," said Kay, shortly unlocking a handcuff of the other man.  Craekerbox laughed provokingly. "Now  sergeant, I like your jokes. You loaded  down with deadly weapons, and us "  Sergeant Kay was naturally a kind  man. Also, he dearly loved a game of  poker, and, therefore, perhaps unsuspected by himself, nutured a secret admiration for this cool desperado, who  looked on life as a game of chance, and  took good or ill luck indifferently, as it  came, with imperturbable good humor.  But perhaps it was hardly discreet in the  sergeant to allow his amiable disposition"  to influence him to the extent of freeing  his prisoner's hands. ;  During the meal the talk .drifted to  poker. Kay, knew enough about the  game to have lost most of his pay a year  before. He was interested in Crackerbox's  professional skill. And when the gambler pushed back his chair after finishing  his coffee and remarked :   "Just let me  show you how that's done sergeant, before you put the bracelets on again," and  walked over to another table on which  lay a pack of cards, Kay did not demur,  but followed���he might learn something  which would help him retrieve his losses,  or perhaps even do better than that.  Hatherton was interested, too, and  stood beside the sergeant. Millingan was  still eating. Account for ifc as you may,  they appeared to have forgotten him���  perhaps because he had once been a fellow of B Troop, with a blank defaulter  sheet. Bennet apparently knew all he  wanted to about poker; he bustled around,  banging his tin dishes aud pans. The  noise enabled Milligan to slip up behind  the troopers unobserved.  "You see," said Craekerbox, picking up  the thread of his story again, "there was  fifteen hundred dollars in the pot and  they'd all dropped out except Wat Batty  and me. I took the deck in my left hand"  ���"it was (supremely interesting���"like  this, and 'Cards?' says I. 'I want one,'  say Bat. I gave it to him. 'I'm takin'  three, myself,'says I, while he looked at  his hand- and I took 'em. They were good  ones, arid they came right out o' the deck,  here, like that���see?"  "Hands up!" Ifc was Milligan who-  spoke. The two troopers faced about and  each looked into the unfriendly muzzle of  his own revolver, which Milligan had  deftly extracted from its holster as he  leaned over its possessors shoulder.  "Get them up, now, quick !" he repeated.  Craekerbox laughed his exasperating  laugh. "Yes, I would if I was in your  place, sergeant," he remarked. "Everything has been real pleasant so far be?  tween us this morning, and we wouldn't  like to have any misunderstanding, now  we're about parting from you. Oblige ns.  Did you notice how that game came out ?  Funny how it goes,' ain't it ? Luck with  you one minute an' the next it's with the  The Tremont Hotel  IV|AL0J.E & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  other fellow. I didn't know you understood the sign language so well, Milligan.  You tumbled handier than a, tailed steer.  You must have belonged to the Invin-  cibles before you left the ould counthry.  What was your number?"  Bennet looked on stoically while, with  some difficulty, Craekerbox removed the  handcuffs and replaced them on the  wrists of his late captors. In accomplishing this the gambler hit upon what he  regarded as a neat arrangement. " He  stood Kay and Hatherton back to back  and divided a pair of the cuffs between  them on either side, securely linking  them together. Bennet did not propose  to risk his health in any attempt to uphold the dignity of the law. Why should  he? From an abstract point of view it  seems rather a peculiar fact; that there  should so seldom be apparent auy strong  general antipathy toward the man who  has done nothing worse than shoot  another man openly. It is only the  wretch who lays unrighteous hands upon  a woman���the Bill Sikeses of this world���  vvho find all doors of hope, of human forgiveness and forbearance shut against  them.  "You've been real hospitable, Mr. Bennet, and I just hate to put you out any ;  but there are times, you understand when  a man has to burn all his crossed bridges,  and this looks to me like one qf the times.  It's quite a ways to where we're going,  and I guess you won't hold it against us  if we rope you up with the others."  They bound Kay's and Hatherton's  ankles, and Craekerbox walked Bennet to  his bunk in.the corner and tied him ori it  hand and foot. Then, as he stood with  his back to the others, he pulled a bill out  of the silk handkerchief about his neck,  winked and held it up so that the host  could see the "50" printed On the corner,  and then pushed it into Bennet's waistcoat-pocket.    Milligan then went to the  corral, and turned out Bennet's stock, and  brought the troop horses from the bluff.  "Well, so long, sergeant," said Cracker-  box, as he stood beside Kay's saddle.  "We'd be glad to spend another half-hour  in your company, but you understand  we've no time to waste in social entertainment. We.thank you for a real pleasant  ruawnin' and for bringin' down these  horses for our use. My feet was plumb  playin' out, but I reckon we'll get on now.  If you look real hard, boys, you'll find the.  keys of them cuffs in the grass not more'a  a hundred yards from here ; and, Bennet,  your bosses won't stray so far but what  you'll be able to pick 'em up to-morrer.  Good day, sergeant. If you ever come  down my way look me up. I wont't forget your consideration.   I won't, honest."  He.sprang into the saddle aud clattered  off, but at a hundred yards he stopped  and drawled over his soldier:  "And, oh, I say, sahgeant, remembeh  me to the majah ! And tell him I said,  with my compliments, he wa'n't to fo'get  to mention you in o'dehs!"  Then the outlaws spurred across the  prairie in the direction of that Line beyond which, lay another government,  driving Bennet's loose horses before them,  and that was the last the two troopers  saw that day of Craekerbox and Milligan,  In after years I sat often of an evening  oyer Scotch with Kay, when he no longer  wore government clothes or nursed an  ambition to shine at poker, but had married a "girl" and settled down to raising  cattle and a family. 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All of which aro from the ranch belonging to the hotei  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 either 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  Free bus meets all trains Douolcl-nko    R   f_  Hourly street car to station neVOIbtURB,  D. U.  Will wire building., for electric lighting,, electric! bellsi  electric burglai' Itlarms, clefetrij) annunciators.  I Will eontrnc��n to'instn'li flrtfalanri'systems in-townsan  I^_^ittieg^ jfuJl_gtgck__ot: >lire;a.hdjl>iti:res on hand.   WfyTE l-Ofi PRJCES.    Office and Storeroom;   Josephir]e Street, fJelson.  COLD FIELDS, Ltd,  HEAD  OFFICE,  LONDON,  ENGLAND.  AN communicatipns relating  to  British  Columbia  business to be  505j Nelson, British Columbia;  addressed to P.O. DraWtr"  J. RODERICK ROBERTSON, General Manager  S. S FOWUER, E.M., Mining Engineer  { NELSON, B. 0,  Goat River Lumber  O-R-E-STOI-T,   B.  Situate  ber of  district  on  any  of  the Crow's  description  Kootenay.  lurri-  Nest Railway is prepared to deliver  any quantity  at any  place  within the  in  Tenders Solicited     G0AT RIVER LGUMr^,Gc^SfN:;  G.  A.   BIGELQW,  Manager  Nelson  Planing Mills  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 m  ���IS-  ���sV  I  i'  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY  MARCH 25, 1899.  Ik*  Druggists' Sundrie  5  See that your  prescriptions ape  filled by us.  "TT7"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.  Wc use none but the best quality of drugs and chemicals  Special attention given to their compounding  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON  Be Well Dressed  In addition  to a new spring suit you need a new hat and tie.  ,   See our window for samples of our stock, of ties in all the latest  shapes, and colors.  We have just received and opened up a large stock of hard and  soft hats,,including Stetson's, Fedora's, Christie's/ Roelofs and Carter's for spring arid summer wear.  A. Gilker  P. 0. Store, Baker Street, Nelson.   Branch Store at Ymir.  Jewelery, Watches, Clocks;  Silverware, Pianos,   ,  Sewing Machines, Bicycles.  EVERYTHING GOES  DOVER, The Jeweler  u n m��  o*   fife      nD*BDn*n��   "'p,;^1 ]r  iiiHwiM MAimcTOBi:  Canvas Goods. Tents, Awnings,  #|c) Fancy Slriped Gurtajris fm  Vtontfaffs and Windows  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  An unique entertainment will be given  by the ladies aid society of the Methodist  church next Wednesday week at the  opera house. Twenty-four good-looking  graceful youug ladies will give an exhibition of physical culture drill.  Nelson lodge No. 25, Knights of Pythias,  have taken a five-years' lease on the hall  in the Oddfellows' block, at the corner of  Baker and Kootenay streets, and are subletting it for meetings to other societies.  Rev. R. Prevv returned last night from  Rossland, and will conduct his regular  services in the Nelson Presbyterian  church tomorrow, morning and evening.  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime  Company have a kilu of lime rock ready  to burn at their quarry opposite Kaslo,  and expect to have 1000 bushels ready for  market on April 5th. They have already  received orders for two carloads, one for  Cranbrook aud one for Fernie.  Frank Lyonaise, purser of the.steamer  Kokanee, has been transferred to the  steamer Minto, on the Arrow lake run. g.  R. C. Walbey, who has been in the era-  ploy of the Hall Mines, Limited, for the  past four years, has sent in his resignation.  Travel to Nelson still continues to increase. The arrivals at the different  hotels for the week ending last night  numbered 580 ; for the previous- week  they were 509. The numbers .as taken  from the hotel registers are as follows :  Tremout 3S. Queen's 50, Hume S2, Clarke  34, Club 35, Royal 44, Phair 91, Sherbrooke  30, Silver King 48, Madden 28, Grand Central GO, Klondyke 40.  Rev. father Ferland left this morning  for Sandon, where he will conduct religious services tomorrow. ~  The charge of assault laid by William  Brown against Michael Egan came up for  hearing this forenoon before police magistrate Crease. No evidence was offered by  the prosecution and the charge was dismissed. ���  Drowned inJ Six Feet of Water.  The finding of John Evans' body at  Rosebery was due tb the backing up of  the Slocan with the transfer barge, which  stirred up the water in the vicinity. The  body was in only six feet of water and  was lying on the sand, the imprint of the  limbs being plainly discernible. Anyone  passing over the spot iu a row boat could ���  have seen the body, as it evidently had  not moved since Evans fell overboard  from the barge. Evans had been on the  Slocan but a short time, and had been in  hard luck. He bad no desire to livp, as  but a short time before he met his doath  he had fallen into the lake at Silverton,'  and when hauled out cursed his rescuers  for not leaving him to his fate.  Claim They Have a Big Body.  The Leviathan Mining" Company have  started men at work driving an additional  .forty.feet to the 150-foot tunnel on their  property   on   Campbell    creek,   opposite  Kaslo.  "The face of the tunnel is all bi.e,.  which gives assay values in gold and copper of about $12 per ton. -.The ore is of'  the same quality as that of the Rossland  camp, and is steadily increasing in  value"  as development proceeds.   .  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Fred Irvine &' Co.'s  millinery opening;  Monday and Tuesday, March 27th and 2Sth.  - Hats and .bonnets have always played  an important part of ladies'-wear at this season-of  the year. -Caster brings tho ,first appearance of new  and stylish -wearing apparel for men and women.- For  their opening Mesr-rs. Irvine & Co. have put extra  e_I*orfc to make their sLorc attractive, and their display of  Paris trimmed hats, flowers, feathers, and handsome  goods will be a feast, for the eye. They cordially invito  the public to visit them on tho above-named dates..  , Fred'Irvine & Co.'s millinery display,  March 27th and 2Sth.  Don't forget March 27th and 28th.  Erait and Ornamental Trees  MINING   RECORDS.  SLOCAN   MINING    DIVISION���RECORD   OFFICE    AT    NEW  DENVER.  Tuesday, March 21.���Locations���Lucky Bert, on Four-  mile creek two miles from Silverton; Albert Williams  locator.  Transfers���One-eighth interest in the Climax, on Carpenter ereek; H. S. Gillette to S. H. Nichols; consideration ��730. One-half interest in the Sunrise, on Carpenter  creek; H. S. Gillette to S. JT. Nichols; consideration  SloOU. Two-thirds interest in the Corncracker, near tho  Jtosuii; V. H. l.nrtluit to li. F. AIcN'aught: consideration  SI. One-half interest in tho Fairlm. \ en, adjoining the  Corncracker; N. F. McNaught to J. Hrandon of Silver-  ton; consideration $1. Two-thirds interest in the Corncracker; H. I>*. McNaught to.I. Brandon;consideration SI.  Thursday, March K3.���Transfers���"ine-half interest in  the Hmniix, Alhambra and Libby R, on north fork of  Carpenter creek .'.J miles from Three Forks; K 0.  Schmidt to C. D. Hunter; consideration ��1.  NKLSON MINING   DIVISION���KI.CO.tl-  OKKICK AT   Nl.LSON.  Saturday, March '23.���Locations���Lucky Jim, situate  two and one-half miles southwest of Nelson on Morning  mountain ; James Kelly locator.  AINSWORTH     MINING      111 VISION��� UI.COKD      0.*KI('1_    AT  1-ASI.O.  Friday, 'March 21.���Locations���Tho Hodney, situate  two miles up Salisbury creek from Kootenay lake; John  Turner, locator.  Assessments���On the 18. K. Adams, situate on Jackson  trail ; aflldavit made by Kdward Dumay for owners.  On the No. 11, situate on Campbell creek 2J miles east  of Kootenay lake ; allidavit made by C. 11. l.rennnu for  owners.  Transfers���One-eighth interest, in the Colonel Seller ,  K. P. Bland, W. J. Bryan, Senator Teller, and Wabash,  all situate near the head waters of Cotl'ce creek; by John  Tinling of Silverton to Philip Dumoulin of New Denver; consideration ?U'0U. One-sixteenth interest in the  Brownie, situate about four miles from Kaslo and adjoining the True Blue; by K. J. Scovil to David J.  Young; consideration SI. One-fifth interest in the Koyal  City, Maceo Fraction, Gomez, Garcia and Shatter Frac-  ' lion ; the Koyal City adjoins the Silver Spray on Woodbury creek, tho Maceo Fraction, Gomez and Gnrcia are  in tlio Ibex basin, and the Shafter .Fraction is on Paddy's  Peak; by A. B. Morris, \Y. li. Jlodder, and P. 11. Walsh  to A. C. Burdick.  FOR   SALE.  A  DRAYING  business,   well  established,  3  rigs,  5  horses, stable and complete outfit.   Apply  VV. A.  Costello, Nelson, B.C.        . ____���  GHEAP���Ten-stamp mill, with concentrators complete;  good condition.   Address, Mill, Tribune ofllce, Nol-  son, li. C.   HOUSEHOLD  GOODS-Must bo sold at once.   Bargains.   Apply first house west of St. Paul's church,  Victoria street, .Nelson.   TENANTS   WANTED ..  FOR four stores, three basements, and ono second-  story waroroom. 'The stores aiid basements will bo  21 by 100 feet, the second-story waiv-room 100 by TOO feet,  all in a brick building, with stone basement, having a  southern frontage on Baker struct.'. Occupation given  July. 1st. Inquire of Job:.Houston, Vornon street, Nelson.  TO   LET.  FIIOM or about: April 1st., an eight-room house; furnished, bath room, electric light, piano, workshop  and large garden. Corner of Falls and Hoover streets.  Apply li. P. Whulloy, Nelson, 11. C.  .  REWARD.  LOST���On Monday afternoon, the 20th instant, a liver  colored Irish spaniel bitch, with white throat; and  had on brown collar. Reward'will-be paid for her return to VV. A. Ward, Vernon street, Nelson.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  AH.  HOLDICH���Analytical Chemist and Anaayor.  ��     Victoria street, Nelson.    T C. GVVILLIM, B.A.SC. & VV. S. JOHNSON, B.A.Sc.  " ��� ��� Mining Engineers and Analytical Chemists,  31ocan City, B. C.  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ore;  CARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  Giant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  WOODEN    *@\   Iron, Steel/Sheet  MATERIAL     \^_      Iron, T-Rails  ivia i tniML    w$> PaintSj oils> GjassN,  LODGE   MEETINGS.  No,  KNIGHTS  OF PYTHIAS-Nelson   Lodge,  Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. F.IIall,corner  Baker and Ivoolenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  8 o'clock.    Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  C. FRENCH. C. C.    G. ROSS, K. of R. te S.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F.&A. _VI.L Meets-  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brothron invited.  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  with  a complete stock of  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  Tirismithingand Plutubiqg* a Specialty  Estimates Cheerfully Furnished    ', .  ALL SIZES OF  .   ���iirtMvvii    TENTS IN STOCK  PROPRIETOR      Bakoi^S'.. opposite p6st,p_.lcc,- Nelson  y'^'b a  &  )  "W*__-_C0LtE-31-_V-[_J-E:   ^.-NT-E)   H-B'-C-_5_.��I_,  miJL^z  ij  Write for a.uo_n1,.ons"'foil "car lots".  Contractors and Bui  WILL DO WELL TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  iBulbs, Boses/Hollies, Rhododendron s*  Btuicy Evergreens, etc.    .Thousands are  _ gro wing-. on-iny���Owil-grounds MoS:t__  complete1 stock in, the province. Bees  and Jiee supplies, agricultural implements, spray pumps, and cut flowers.  .N:ew catalogue now .ready.  601 Westminster Ifoad, Vancouver; B. O.  ains in  Having, gone over our. immense.stock and finding  that,, we can tdp." business where, others.,are trying,  -u*��.V"""i_'i_ "__f"��i,"vA">  .t/'PW   ,r*. SB*"' ;,*V -.*"��'" a%~& ����__����*��* **�� ��%>.." -SVsVft^W.*J������\u-'_��������*"  m i^^V??.    o/^     D-nnD%D-nD    D6^Jy  and @Klii*'.-:  Who   use   picks,   shovels,   etc. $  should not fail, to look at our line  of^goods^which^  material cannot be beat.  Vaneouvep Hapdwape Co.f M  Iinpprtfci*s of Shelf anil Heavy Jliirdwure.-  MARA & liA1-NARI- liLOCK, ilAKEH ST., Js'fcLSON^  ^alj^rtg^��;^  B"<*1��."((a   "   ** =  W^e .p hate ;Slnllin^'sr p&iejdtatiA Jav^a ���^nsd;  06|_ees: and ;Te;a;s.�� /'i^Mngi ^o��de��s. pro^ffl  and Garefiaiiy ^apkedr Kraiees af%ht.  Mmiia  filfed  TelephQne 10.   P. O. Box K & W.      Baker sjfcreet West, Nelson  A large sto6k 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 Bcndryx street, N*clson  Tblephone,91        Jofall    RB��9   AgBTit  OABDEN  FIELD and  FLOWER SEEDS  Fresh  A N ICE PA IR OF SHOES ]  Is as  necessary as a  new suit of clothes and  a  nice  hat  Our stock  of spring and  summer footwear is  no\V  complete  ALL SHAPES, ALL STYLES, ALL SIZES AND /\LL LASTS  E  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 29th  and  30th.    Inspection of stock  invited.'      mrs. e. Mclaughlin  Josephine street, .Nelson.  In bulk and packages.  We sell at eastern  catalogue prices.  Canada Drug and Book Co.,  x_iavria?_E_i-��-  Corner Uaker and Stanley Streets, Nelson.  2(i AND 28 WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON  Easter is almost here  The ladies of Nelson will all have  their new Spring bonnets and your  "old suit will look shabby. Call  around and let us make you look  new in a new Spring Suit. A full  line of spring, and summer goods  just received.  H. M. Vincent, Merchant Tailor  JJAKEK ST. WEST, NELSON, li. C.  Young Men  It. yon wnnt. ti nobby suit or a stylish pair  of pants for spring wear call at rooms 5 and  !) dementi, block. I will show you some  nice cloth and samples, and will send same  to your oflicc or room where your measure  can be taken. Will flt you as you were  never fitted before.  LADIES' TAILOR AIADE SUITS  A SPECIALTY  Stevens, Tlie Tailor  Largest Warehouse and Storerooms  Therefore it stands to reason that" "we Can sell you goods for less  money than other dealers buy them: for.  The celebrated  "Three  Star" Flour   is  giving entire satisfaction, j  Fleischman's Yeast arriving every two days fresh from factory.  Headquarters for Teas.    We carry the best lines only.  ABERDEEN" BLOCK  NELSON", B. O.  M  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 its 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. IRVING & CO.  SPECIAL ATTEMOI  Have just received a consignment of Harris home  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  FBED J. SQUIBE, Baker St. Mob-  The supply is limited, so call early and examine this stock.   .SS^S***

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