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The Tribune Apr 11, 1899

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Array VALUES  TO  ASSESSOR'S   ROLL   READY.  TAX  o interest, charges on   the city's  , iind of one per cent in interest  The chief business transacted at the  meeting of the city council last evening  was the decision to transfer the city's  bank account from the Bank of -Montreal  to the .Merchants Bank of Halifax. The  question was brought up in a recommendation from the finance committee,  tliat the tender of the -Merchants Bank  of Halifax for the handling of the account of (.lie city be accepted. It was  pointed out by alderman Beer that there  would be a saving of half of one per  cent in tl  overdraft  allowed on the city's sinking funds. The  Merchants Bank of Halifax offered to allow the city .four per cent interest on its  deposits, and to charge oi per cent upon  advances to the city. The tenders of tlie  other three banks were uniform at six  per cent for advances and three per cent  on sinking funds.  When the, minutes of the former mooting were read alderman Hillyer raised the  'question ofthe shelving of John Hamilton as auditor. He was in formed, however, that the question did not properly  arisevout of--the minutes, and promised  to bring the matter up again.  The report of the finance committee  recommended (1) the payment of the current accounts ; (2) that tlie salary of the  city auditor be fixed at $200 per annum,  payable monthly.;; (8) that the public  works committee be authorized to estimate upon the expenditure of $17,000 for  the repair and maintenance of streets,  new sidewalks, repairs to sidewalks and  other repairs ; (4) that the offer of the  Merchants 'Bank of Halifax be accepted,  and    that   the   city's  bank  account  be  ^  ��^#  TUESDAY MOKNTNG,  APRIL  18D1).  TOWN OF YMIR AND VICINITY  LOCAL   AND   MINING.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR; WEEKLY,  changed to that institution.  The first three clauses of the report  were accepted without debate, but upon  the question of the changing of the city's  account from the Bank of Montreal to the  -Merchants Bank of Halifax there Avas  stormy discussion.  Alderman Hillyer "was the first to take  objection to the change, and he was supported in his objection by both alderman  Fletcher and Thomson. The action of  the finance committee in calling for tenders from the several banks without  authority from the council was challenged,  aiid the manner in which tlie tenders had  been received was also condemned. It  came out during the discussion that the  tenders from three of the banks were received.nnd openedVnnd��that two or three,  days Iaterthe tender'from the -Merchants  Bunk of Halifax came in, which'was "more  favorable than aiiy of those received Trom  the other b.inks. J     *"   * ,  * 'Alderman Thomson explained to the  other members of the committee that he  " and alderman McKillop had looked into  the matter of the difference between the  dates of the tenders of the other banks  and that of the-Merchants Bank of Mali-  fax, and he had been shown the letter  book in the bank which showed that figures sent in bad been decided upon on  the same date as the tenders from the  other hanks were received. The letter  written on this date however had been  destroyed and a second letter was afterwards written.  Jt was stated by those who opposed  the transfer of the account; that the saving would not amount to more than $100  on the year's business, and that it was  not a good business move for the corporation to change its account from one  bank to another unless there was a material gain in so doling.  Alderniaii Beer- jnoAtod the adoption of  ==the'.eifttise��o-;="t>lie^repoi'tr ^=.^ --^  Alderman Hillyer moved in amend*  meat that t).e tender of the Bank of  -Montreal be accepted for the city account,  and the amendment was seconded by  alderman Pletehor.  There was no seconder to the motion  for tlie adoption of the report so alder*-  man Hi]Iyer's amendment was made the.  main motion and alderman Beer then  moved an aniendniei.t that the tender of  the Merchants Bank of Halifax be accepted  Tlie amendment was put first and was  supported by all three members of the  .inancc committee���aldermen Beer, Mcv  Killop and Kirkpatrick. Akiernieu J-J.il.'l-  yoi*and Fletcher voted in tho negative  and alderman Thomson shirked the vote.  Mayor Neelands then declared the motion of alderman Hillyer lost. He then  put the amendment as the main motion  and alderman Fletcher moved iii amendment that the city's bank account be not  changed. Ou tliis amendment the same  vote was recorded, alderman Thomson  again refusing to vote, and the mayor declared the-motion to change the bank account carried.  The public AVorks committee's report  went through Avithout amendment. It  recommended (1) the sale ofthe rock on  Ward street to A. AV. McPhail; (2) that  sewers be constructed : along Kootenay  street to Silica street; ou Silica street to.  the alleyway in block 31 and through the  alleyway to Mill street, and branch sewers through blocks 92 aud 93 in the alleyways; Ward street to Cedar street  through the alley way in blocks 33, 34, 35  and 36; (3) that an eight-foot sidewalk  be laid on tlie north side of Baker' street,  from Kootenay street to Falls . street; a  six-foot sidewalk on Carbonate street  from Ward street to. Stanley street; a  six-foot sidewalk on Silica street, from  Ward to Stanley street; a  six-foot side  walk on the east side of Stanley street  from Silica to Carbonate street; (4) tliat  the scavenger work be undertaken at an  initial cost of $3:".00: (���">) that the payment of sewerage rates be enforced in accordance with the terms of bylaw No.  :_(��: (15) that the tender of .1. A. Say ward  for the supplying of city lumber be accepted at $0 per thousand feet.  The city assessor presented his report  upon the assessed value of the land and  improvements iu the city. ft showed  the total A*alue of the land and improvements to be $1,(H2,3.1. The returns for  the east end were: real estate, $009,720;  improvements, $28:3,11;".; total, $f)54,S35.  A Vest ward: real estate, $501,070; improvements, $185,500; total, $087,470.  Total value of real estate, $1,171,000 ; improvements, $470,015: grand total,  $1,042,31.1. For the previous year the  value of the real property was $800,870;  improvements,' $174,572; total, $981,442.  The increase in the real estate values of  the present over the previous year is  therefore $301,820 ; improvements, $290,-  043; or a total-increase in the assessed  value of the present over the previous  year of $000,809.  The council decided to hold a court of  revision on .Tune 1st, and mayor Neelands, aldermen Hillyer, .Fletcher, Thomson and McKillop Avere constituted a  court, of revision.  The council refused- to entertain the  proposition of Henry V. Inskip with respect to a charter for a gas company.  The proposal was to give the company a  monopoly in the manufacture and sale of  gas in Nelson for twenty-five years, in  return for Avhieh the citizens got nothing  save such gas as they purchased at $3  per thousand.  The communication of John II. Croft  re the sale of a scavenger plant to the  city was filed on the motion of alderman-  Fletcher.  A. communication was received, from  Hewitt Bostock, enclosing a letter from  the minister of marine and fisheries to the  effect that the Dominion had no jurisdiction OA*er the foreshore to Nelson, and  that jurisdiction over such was A'ested in  the provincial government.  - Wr. A. Galliher InuL two.communications  before the council. The first stated that  the'+question raised with respect to the  wholesale liquor liceu.se imposed . upou R;  Roisterer & Co., would receive, attention  upou Ills retunrfrqm Ottawa,; the second  euclosed a communication from attorney-  general Martin,to the effect that the provincial government decided that the city  should not be placed in any better position with respect to the staking of water  for power purposes tha.ii any private individual or company. . The second communication was referred to the mayor.  TJiepetition of the residents and property owners on Hendryx street asking for  the removal of some squatters was also  referred to the mayor.  W. J. Thompson's report on the fire  department was rcceiA-od aud filed, ft  placed the lire losses in Nelson for the  last quarter at $150.  The council decided to lay a six foot  sidewalk on the north side of Victoria  street from AVard to Josephine, and a  four'foot Sidewalk On Lake street frOm  Cedar to Piark street.  LATE MINING AND OTHER NEWS  FROM   THE   SLOCAN.  Rustlers in Kaslo.  Sp<.<_i.-1 to The Tribu.ic.  KASLO, April 10,���A- gang of three  men .have been giving the police a little  work for a feAV days past. The men  came here the fore part of last week and  started peddling wood Ornaments, -which  they made. This evidently -was not exciting enough, so one of them attempted  to "tap the till" at the Slocan hotel, but  was caught hi the act. lie .explained to  the night clerk that ho must rustle some  money for his. next meal. He Was evidently a fastidious gentleman, for he  Avent into Stephenson's drug store and  appropriated a -number of bottles of high-  priced perfume. He also helped himself  to a gold watch belonging to a. lady  boarder at the Slocan hotel, which he  afterwards .offered to soak for $1.50.  The police then took a haud in the game,  and locked the rustler up, along with  one of his pals. lie was brought before  police magistrate Carney on Saturday,  aud when asked to explain, stated that  he had served his time iu Toronto for a  similar offence. He Avas then sentenced  to sixty days at hard labor, aud will put  in his time putting the streets iu order  for the celebration on May 24th. His  mate will, be brought up for hearing tomorrow. The other member of the gang  lias not yet been captured.  War.  Spec'al to Tho Tribune.  Sandon, April 10.���There is considerable feeling betAveen New DeiiA*er and  Silverton o\*er the celebration of tlie  queen's birthday. Neither toAvh will  give A\*ay, Ncav DenA-er saying that she  gaA*e Avay last year, and that she should  not be expected to do so again this year.  Two of Silverton's citizens came up here  to induce our people to celebrate at Silverton, but got into trouble. One got his  head hurt, got arrested, and got fined $5  and costs.  Special to The Tribune.  Ni_w Di-Xvi.i., April .1.0.���The mine  owners of the Slocan held a meeting at  Sandon on Thursday night to canvass the  situation regarding, the eight-hour law.  Mine inspector MacGregoi', who Avas at  Sandon at the time for the purpose of enforcing the law, showed a telegram he  had receiA'ed from minister of mines  Hume, .telling him to hold off and await  further instructions. Assurances have  been given by the goA'ernment that the,  hvw will be laid over and repealed next  session. No trouble is now' anticipated,  and things will go on as usual without interruption.  McGillivray & Shannon today reeeiA'ed  another bond from Toronto parties for the  Neepawa group, on Ten Mile. Like the  originals sent two weeks ago, they .were,  from the same parties and were filled out  ready for signing. The terms were somewhat modified, but they -were again refused.'  Gold commissioner Sprpat has issued  a certificate of improvements, to the  Conder group on Four Mile creek and adjoining the Vancouver. The property is  owned principally in Ngav Denver.--' The--  Northwest' Mining Syndicate secured a  quarter interest in the property, last fall.  A. AV. McCune of Salt Lake City, and'  the principal owner in the Payne, is  strengthening his position in the Slocan.  He has just concluded the purchase of  the Freddie Lee Fraction and Little Joint  claims, paying $5000 each for them". , W.  S. Gurner, Jr., of New York, and C. J.  Griilith of Spokane, Avere the sellers. The  two properties adjoin and are a most  'promising group.  E. Clarkson of Toronto has sold the  Palmitta claim, adjoining the Queen Bess  group, on the Sandon slope, to A. Robin-  son of London, Ontario. The Queen Bess"  lead has been exposed on the Palmitta,  and on the Silverite, adjoining the latter,  a fine strike of clean ore was made some,,  weeks ago.       *���"        , _ ,  It is stated that the deal on the Merri-.  mac and  Convention, two Silver  moun-l  tain.properties, under negotiation for sale'  -to Spokane capital, has fallen through.  *  Today  was  the  date fixed for the distribution of a* $25,000  dividend  among  the shareholders of the Payne.    The property has shipped "upwards of 3000 tons  of pre since January 1st, and still has extensive   ore   reserves   sufficient   to  pay  diA'idends for many months.    It is purposed to pay $25,000 per mouth,"with an  equal amount.held for Avorking  expenses  and contingencies.  Ore is being packed down from the  Noonday, on the Galena Farm, to Silver-  ton for shipment, This adds another  promising property to the list of Slocan  lake shippers.  A A'ioleut Avindstorm prevailed here  yesterday, causing considerable damage  to the C. P. R. telegraph lines.  Nelson lacrosse enthusiasts haA*e Avrit-  ten Noav Denver inviting the co-operation of the town in forming a league  among the towns of KoOteiuiy. Lack of  material  is the obstacle to the scheme  here. ;  ==RevT^Ml7=Mel_-el==5f ^'SlocflST-C? ity exchanged here yesterday with Rev. Mr.  Clelaild of Sandon, who has had  charge  WANT BETTER FREIGHT RATES  PROM. THE   RAILWAYS.  of the Presbyterian mission. The former  is leaving shortly for the east. Rev, Mi*.  Evans, a recent graduate^ is on his way  from Toronto to assume charge of this  mission. '���  The new St, Stephen's church is almost  completed and will be finished by the  carpenters in a week. It is architecturally the most imposing building in town,  and is a decided improvement.  A heavy rock slide west of Rosebery  delayed traffic on the Nakusp ���& Slocah  railway for several hours On Saturday. ;  Interested, parties in the Various lake  towns are endeavoring to have the Canadian Pacific railway place Slocan lake oil  its list of tourist routes; also to have the  company erect an hotel at a suitable  point for the accommodation of the traveling public, who may desire fishing,  hunting and boating.  Mail from eastern Canadian and American points is reaching here via Kaslo.  This causes a day's delay over the Nelson  and Slocan City route.  H. J. Robin, New Denver's leading  tailor, is moving to Nelson and will open  up on Baker street. He is a foremost  citizen here and will be much missed.  This will leave an opening here for an  enterprising and hustling business  man.  The No. 2 tunnel of the Bosun has  tapped the big ore chute shown in the  ux.per working's, and today the paystreak  is widening almost to the full Avidth of  the drift. This chute has but a small  percentage of zinc. Two carloads, or 10  tons, of ore Avas shipped from the Bosun  yesterday to the Trail smelter.  The Convention, on Silver mountain, is  being steadily developed. The lower  Avorking is in upAvards of forty feet, and  the Arein carries considerable carbonates,  but the clean ore is small as yet.  At the meeting of the South Kootenay  Board of Trade held last evening there  were present: John A. Turner, F. AV.  Swannell, AV. A. Jowett, P. Chapman, J.  M. Lay, D. Morris, James Bannerman, S.  S. Fowler, G. E. Martin. R. R. Bruce, A.  It. Sherwood, G. V. Holt. A. II. Kelly, F.  W. Peters, AA'. J. Duncan, T. Morley, AV.  A. Macdonald, Onslow Newling and J. F.  AVeir. Iu the absence of the president  ; John A. Turner Avas elected chairman of  the meeting.  Letters Avere read from W. F. Robertson, provincial mineralogist, W. D. Scott  and Hon. J. Fred Hume, minister of  mines, iu regard to the mineral exhibit  from British Columbia at the Paris exhibition in, 1900. The letters cisked that  only the best of eArerything be sent.  Professor DaAA'son will receive the exhibits at Ottawa and examine them,  carefully culling out anything inferior, so  that the exhibit may be representative  of the best products of the Dominion;  A letter Avas received from the Rossland Board of Trade suggesting a joint  meeting of the boards of trade of East  and West Kootenay and Boundary Creek  district in the near future, and asking for  suggestions from the, South Kootenay  Board of Trade as to place and time of  meeting.  On motion of S. S. FoAvler, seconded by  F.W. Peters the secretary was instructed to write to the Rossland Board of  Trade approAdng of the suggestion and  recommending : (1) that Rossland be selected as the place of the first meeting;  (2) that the date of the meeting be  left  to the Rossland Board of Trade to choose;  (3) that the subjects for discussion be"  any matters affecting the interests of  East and West Kootenay and Boundary  districts; (4) that the number of delegates from each board represented be  three.  The committee appointed by the board  .to intcryieA.' Robert Kerr, general traffic  agent of tlie Canadian Pacific railway,  reported that they had met Mr. Kerr and  laid -before him cases where the'.merchants of Nelson 'were being discriminated against: Mr. Kerr stated that" he  could not act alone, but if.the committee  Avould prcpare;a statement of such discrimination he .would do Avhat he could  to have the grievances complained of removed".  The following resolution was passed on  motion of P. Chapman seconded by G.  E. Martin: ���'AVhereas, under aud by  reason of existing freight rate conditions,  the Avholesale merchants and jobbers of  of Nelson find it impossible to compete  for the business of other Kootenay  towns, against Avestern and eastern  cities, that this board hereby appeals to  and urges upon the different railway  companies the necessity of making a reduction in the present local rates out of  Nelson to other Kootenay towns, to a  basis that will remove the grievance our  jobbers have, and give them an opportunity to compete for business which  Nelson is rightly tntitlt-d to.  "Respecting, Avestern competition;,  where   a   difference   against   Nelson   is  Kootenay Board of Trade, of the result  of tlieir interview, and request tlieir cooperation in the matter.  ~founclTxi existTtfTis aSJced^tliat the rates  be so adjusted that the local rates out of  Nelson added to the inward rate to Nelson shall not exceed the rate to Vancouver and return to any and every Kootenay point, oii the same line of goods;  thus placing the Nelson jobbers on equal  footing with Western competitors; sUch  adjustment to be applicable to carload  and less than carload business."  F. AV. Peters Stated that he Would forward a copy of the resolution and any  other information on the question of discrimination in freight rates  to Mr. Kerr.  The conimittee appointed to secure information in regard to the issuing of a  map 'reported progress aikl Were requested to continue tlie work and report  at next meeting.  S. S. Fowler and captain Duncan, delegates to, Victoria in regard to the eight-  hour laAV, reported that they had interviewed the members of the government  on the matter and had Secured a  promise        that the government  would not enforce the law, until the  opinion of the communities affected is  securod-through the six representatives  in the legislature from Kootenay. It was  further stated that if the representations  made to the cabinet by the members of  the districts affected is in favor of the  law it Avill be strictly enforced, but in  the meantime the amendment will not be  enforced, and should it be, a month's  notice will be given mine owners and  operators to make arrangements and  plans for the future. They said that the  government seemed anxious to do everything possible to meet the wishes of the  people affected.by the amendment.  The '<gonunittcc   was.-   continued    aiid.  askerl to formulate a. petition to be   presented at the next meeting of . the board..  They, were also authorized to  inform- the  other-boards of trade in Kootenay  and  Vale, through the secretary of the South  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  J. Boderick Robertson sailed from  England on Saturday last, and Avill be in  Nelson on the 24th instant.  "Blake" AVilson was at Cascade on  Saturday with a band of sheep.  AValter F. AskeAV, at one time a clerk  in the mining recorder's office at Nelson,  is at Grand Forks engaged in the real estate and conveyancing - business Avith  John A. Coryell,  C. J. Wilson has been oy<jr in the Oso-  yoos country for three Aveeks looking at  a mineral claim in Avhieh he is interested.  In his absence "Jack" Kirkpatriek manages to keep the firm's business running  smoothly, but he is getting bald-headed  helping the city's chancellor of the exchequer figure out a surplus for the'first  quarter of the financial year.  There will "be three .'murder cases before justice Iiwihg at the spring assizes.  It is likely that another 'attempt. Avill be  'made'to convict'Antonio Bruno who has  already had tAvo juries disagree as to his  guiit of the murder of an Italian on the.  grade of the Crow's Nest raihvay. The  Fort Steele murder case in which-.. John  Phillips is charged with the murder of a  teamster, Avhieh went oArer from the last  assize, Avill come on again. Then there  is the recent Cranbrook murder in wliich  an Italian named Paisfci is charged with  murder, and another Italian named Mer-  sico with- being an accessory after the  fact. The other criminal cases are AV. D.  Brewster of Trail, for theft; Mary Malette for keeping a gaming house; A. D.  McGinty, the Sandon man, who started  in to run the Chinese out of the Slocan;  Joseph flenager of Rossland, for incest;  Barrett, for conspiracy to defraud; and  Davies for theft.  AV. P. Robinson, ex-sheriff' of South  Kootenay, yesterday receiA'ed the precept for the assize court sittings in this  city on May 30th, and turned the paper  over., to his successor in office. "  . Sam Kee, the'Chinaman . AVanted at  Creston for theft-was fined $10 by magistrate Crease yesterday for carrying concealed weapons, and his revolver was impounded. The Chinaman was afterwards  taken in charge by the provincial, police  and .will be taken to Creston on AVedues-  day to stand.trial for theft. '   _ *     *"  Father Pat TrAvin,1-, of Rossland^ lias  given it but that he- will have a team,of  footballers in Rossland this summer who  -.will best any team which can be got together in Nelson.   - s  Fred J: Starkcy has been appointed  local manager* for the* Parson's Produce  Company at Rossland. He Avill cover  the Rossland and Trail district, and will  be under I\ J. Russell, avIio is the company's manager for southern British Columbia with headquarters at Nelson.  Judgment Avas received in Nelson today in the case of Day a*s. Dorsey and  the Bright Prospects Mining Company.  Tho judgment Avasjn favor of the plaintiff Day, with costs. The case was argued before jtistifce Martin, S. S. Taylor,  Q. C,p appearing for the plaintiff a.nd R.  al. MacdOnaldVtor-tliUjiefeiidai:i  Ymir, April 10.���The El Dorado group  consists of the three  mineral  claims El  Dorado,   Commencitie   and   Chihuahua,  situated on the south fork of the Porcupine.    There are three ojien cuts, a shaft  eight feet down, and a tunnel  in   twelve  feet.    AVork is still  being  carried  on in  the tunnel, in which there is four feet of  quartz, galena and zinc, with a good foot-  Avall, but the hanging wall has  not been  come at yet.    In the shaft there is a ledge  of sixteen   inches  of solid  ore  carrying  galena, pyrites of copper, iron  and  lead.  The owners are John  Breen  and Frank  Grantham.   Assessment   work   is to  be  commenced this Aveek on  the Prince of  AVales mineral claim on Tennessee mountain close to Ymir.    Already  some prospecting work"'has beeu done,  but not to  any great extent. The 'owners are captain  Forrester, James Graham and Dr. Spicer.  J. Sterling has gone out Avith a good outfit to deA'elop his  claim  adjoining;  the  Porcupine (owned by the Sarah Lee G. M.  Company) on Porcupine creek.    Work is  to be started immediately on the  Alamo  mineral claim (adjoining the Ymir mine),   '  which-belongs'to John Filbert and, Oliver  Blair;   already  three .assessments  haA*:e"  been done and a. crown grant A\*ill be applied for.  ;-���������  The Sunset mineral claim, adjoining  -tlie :La.'st Chance and Bullion, OAAmed by  Tacoma parties and;Jens Olesoii, has just  been surveyed. The shoav about Round  mountain is nielting fast and work Avill  be resumed on these properties at an  early date.  AVal Hughes is just doAvn  from   Wild f  Horse creek, Avhere he has been doing assessment work   on. his  claim  the Lost V  Boy.    He reports the snow in that neigh-;  borhood as melting fast.  The: Ymir   mill   Avas   running  thirty >  stamps on Saturday, buts had   to knock -  off ten yesterday. The bother is that either  the flume or the  pipe connecting froni\V*  the flnme.to the mill is too  small to  ad-V  mit  ' the   quantity   of water   required.^  There is ample water there for all power :.  purposes (including  electricity) required. V-  The g*6d news has been received; vtliat VV  the  shaft  Of tlie Dundee  mineVistp be   ?  continued from the 250  to  tlie  MO-footV.-  level, and mOre machinery 'purchasedVtoyy  replacetliat lost in the recent fireV at the:;  shaft house. VA neW^upermtendeut?is;to S  beappoiiit'OcI viejS'JV L. P-M-ker,!:resigned. ��.  on account "of his Siahy duties elsewhere. V;  bu^dib.williStillvbe retained as consulting V?  en^ln|*|rpts^  Tliei:e/.haH^*b?.<3ii';;:' se'ye^'al larnvals'^of >V;  men*SA*;itlii.njthe^ast^da^^i^so"i_.ronivRoss-:��  lancKaJud��pfclie^  AVQjr_��pr^iefA|-ri^u^. a a_ih,ierjU��^^)^'t}^,;y';  KASLO'S   NEWS   IN   BRIEF.  Spcci'il to The Tribune.  The OAvnei'S of the Leviathan: mine, opposite Kaslo, are meeting wigh (.'nc'ourag*  ing prospects in its development. Soine  very good:.Specimens of ore >v��_rU brought  over this week, and the shareholders are  A*ery much elated thereby.  The Kaslo Iti'AVi} tenuis club are making  active'jyreparfttions for the season's play.  The grounds avjII bo in .Condition in ii few  days, and the wield ers of tlie racquet  Will be enjoying their favorite pasfcime  to their heart's, content.  Green Brothers have leased the McPhail building, at tlie heftd of Front  street, and wi 1,1 remove tlieir retail, stock  to the building. They will thus secure a  good location in the business part of the  city.  The queen's birthday celebration committee have held a. meeting, to make preliminary arrangements for the sports. A  good list of prizes will be offered and a  good programme of sports prepared, ifc  is expected that a trophy, valued at $400.  will be offered for the hose reel -competition. F. E. King was appointed a. delegate to go to Sandon and interview tlie  base ball tea.ni and fire brigade, and left  for that place this morning. A. AV.  Goodenough was appointed to do likewise  in Nelson, and will go down there in a  day or two.  Gardening operations are in full blast  in various parts of the town.  Advertising for Tenders.  Speo.ial to The Tribune.  Victoria, April 10.---Arch,itect Ratten-  bu'ry .today advertises for tenders for the  work-required iu erecting a building, in  pressed brick and terra cotta, at Nelson  for the Bank of Montreal, receivable until the 30th instant.  pnny.,byvr;e��jiO-i^  advancedtiis.0"oj.3e^  January, 1^98;..a.iid*ni��abnV"agre;ei#nt. exfe'  euted| .it the, ttni;(i-j��''\v_i|:'|ii;p*\y^&d'1%?^ i'CV:  ^tlie^said-.$5Q0.-w.i��s-^  fore a. certain  date, tlie lfoldiiigJ��<)f fcli:e���    ���  said Dorsey in..the���tftipitiil sbtpc'k Oiy tires*���;"  said "company should go "to and beVtliE  property of the plaintiff'.    Thq djj&ndaiit  Whittini in March  Obtained! a charging  ordef'  from   the  cOttnty  court, charging  the Sflhl stock Jipoil a judgment =Wfii^li he"  (the defendant) held agjiinst f^qrscy.    j\  further declaration   was asked, jiaifiely,  that the said charging Onler hp declared   .  .mill and A-oid as1 being mad.4 .Witho.it-  jurisdiction. The learned .judge gave"  judgment for the plaintiff Susfcainini. his  priorities, ami as to the second ground'of  the action makes lui remarks. S. Si  Taylor, Q. C.,D for plain tiff, R, M. Mac-  I   R. S. Lennie ,for  deft-ndunt. '  I"TT  'doi'iald. an.  AVJiittijii  from White Grouse Mountain,  'rice McDonald is down frOm Macaroni  basin, coming via Sanca. He reports  twelve feet of snow at his place. Macaroni basin is at-the head of one of fche  tributaries of St. Mary's river* and not-  far distant from the Storm King and  ���otiher mines, on White Grouse mountain,  that are on a tributary of Goat river.  Kitchener, a station on the Crow's NeSt  Pass road, is about twenty-four miles  from the basin, and all down hill. A  trail has been built half the distance. If  the deal that is now being made for  several White Grouse claims goes  through, this trail will be completed, and  AVhite Grouse niountain may  be a scene  of mining activity.   ,���- . ��� v.  The Case to Come to Trial.  The celebrated suit of the Iroii Maskvs  the Centre Star "will come before justice  Walkem on its merits at Rossland on  April 15th. It will be the most expensive  mining litigation that has.cropped up in  the history of the province, .having cost  as much as some mines are worth to bring  it into court. 9.  THE TRIBUNE: KELSON, B.C., TUESDAY, APRIL 10,' 1899.  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 and Canadian make of Bamboo (whole and split)  Steel, Lancewood and Greenheart. The largest assortment  in  Kootenay.    Mail orders promptly attended to.  Nelson Hardware Co  Baker'Street, Nelson.  Waterproof Goats and Umbrellas  Now that the wet season is approaching, you will want  something to keep you dry. We have just received something special in Waterproof Goats with Velvet Collars to  sell at $8.    See our Umbrellas, from $1.2.5 UP-  eight hours they would get it. IT the  miners of the country���and nearly all the  miners in the country are in Kootenay  and adjacent camps in southern Yale���  want the law* enforced, all they have got  to do is to show that ifc is to their interests to have it enforced, and the government will carry out tlieir wishes. If they  are satisfied Avith existing conditions, let  them say so, and the law will become inoperative. It Avould have been better  had the government taken this action  before making tho change in the hiAv.  Rk.movinc; offensive partisans from  office is business: but after making removals the government should be careful  in filling the vacancies. Two requisites  should be insisted on: honesty and efficiency. Dishonest and inefficient subordinate officials will soon discredit the  best of govern 1 nei 1 ts.  60N'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 1670.  Sign ot the Big- Red Hat  P. O. Box 103, Nelson, B. C.  J. F. WEIR  Arrive.  8 20 p.m.  8.20 p.m.  RAILWAY  TIME-TABLES,  CANADIAN PACIFIC.  (DEPOT FOOT OF KAII.AVAV STREET)  Passenger and mail (daily), for Nakusp   Leave.  and Uevelstokcand main line points.G.30 a.m.  Passenger and mail (daily), for Slocan  City, Silverton, New Denver, Three  Forks and Sandon G 30 a.m.  Passenger and mail (daily) for Robson,  Trail and ltossland 0.40 p.m. 10.30 p.m.  NKLSON AND FORT  SHEPPARD.  (DEPOT EAST END WATKK STKEET,  I-OGUSTOW.V)  Passenger and mail (daily), for Spo-    Leave.    Arrive.  kane : 9.40 a.m.   5.30 p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily), for Ymir,  Salmo, Wanetaand Rossland !>. _0 a.m.   3.30 p.m.  (Trains leavo Mountain Siding, east end Robson street,  forty minutes later than from Nelson station.)  ~     ~ KASLO AND SLOGAN;        . ~~.  .Pas .enger and mail (daily except Sun-. "Leave.    Arrive,  days), from Kaslo for,.Whitewater, -  -VtcGuigan,  Three   Forks,   Sandon.- ���>"���='.'  and Cody- :������ 8.00a.m.   3.55,p.m.  Passenger and mail (daily except Sun-   .  - day), from Sandon for Kaslo 1.15 p.m. 10.40 turn.  STEAMBOAlFTIME - TABLES.  -      CANADIAN PACIFIC. -------        ."   ?  "     (BOATS LEAVE HAI.L-STKEET AVKAKF)    '  Steamer Kokanee (daily except Sun-   Leave.   , Arrive,  days), for Kokanee Creek, Balfour, --. ,-  Pilot Bay, Ainsworth and Kaslo 4.00 p.m. 11.30 a.m..  Steamer    Moyie. (leaves   "Mondays, -.--,.-.  Wednesdays,   Fridays and arrives;'  Tuesdays,* Thursdays, Saturdays), ,  for Kootenay Landing, where con- ' -  _     ."-  nection is made with Crow's Nest ...  Pass railway /..,.. .".*...-._..-: .8.00 a.m.   G.50 p.m.  KOOTENAY RAILWAY AND "NAVIGATION CO. "-  (HOATS LEAVE HALL-STKEET-WUAKF) ;     .    J  Steamer International (daily except   Leave. _ Arrive.  = Sundays), for Kokanee Creek, Balfour,  Pilot  Bay,  Ainsworth. and - ,  ���  - Kaslo .......... .4.30 p.m. 10.30 a.m.  Daily Edition.."..  Whekl-. Edition.  ...-."."..:, FiJiST Year, No.'83   Seventh Year, No. .21*=  - THE DAILY TRIBUNE'is published  every morning  (except Monday), and will be mailed to- subscribers  in Canada or the United States for ?5 a-year, and to  subscribers in Great Britain for ��8 a year; or it'will  be delivered to subscribers in Nelson for, 25 cents a  week, ��1 a month, ��2.50 -for three months, ?5- for six  months, or $10 for one.fyc;ars  Payable in.advance.  THE "WEEKLY TRI_ij-T_fj_!:,i4j)Ubii��he-l oyejy'fedMoS-  day and Saturday, and4 will be "mailed fto subscribers ���  anywhere for ��2 a year^payablo iri-advai.ee.  _REGUI_AR_.Ai)V_ERaf__EME^TS^prtntedjin=l^th-iHe^  daily and weekly editions" for ?_ per" inch pcrmohth. ���  - LOCAL OR READING MiiTTEfe NOTICES "25 cents a  line for each insertion.  JOB PRINTING at fair rates.    Accounts "for job printing and advertising afjj payable on the first "of every  month.   Addro-S��� "        "   .  '  TgE TRIBUNff., Neteop,, B. C. ;  What cowards wj. mortals ;be. _ The  finance committee stood pat aii/l.voted to  keep the city's siceotiut "with the ���Mei,~  chants Bank of Ilalil'ax. _&1derhian��  Fletcher and alderman 1.111 Iyer voted-to"  keep it where it hus Ijeen kept�����at tlie  .Bank of Montreal. Mayor jSreelands and  alderman Thomson shirked the vote. As"  there were seven meinjjors of the council  present, all had to vote, or if any liiem-  bCr. refrained .iron, voting he should be  eoimted .is voting in the negative. The  two shirkers should have been .counted as  Voting nay. . ^___  Is it a greater breach of aldermanic  privilege for alderman Hillyer to give  The Tribune data than for alderman  Thomson to give the Miner data ? The  only difference is that the one shoulders  the responsibility like a man, and the  other shirks the responsibility aud tries  to make it appear that he was talking to  a reporter, but not for publicatioli.  In his opinion in the Dunlop versus  Itaney case, Mr. justice Walkem scored  the lawyer avIio represented the plaintiff  for his dilatory practices. It seems that  the plaintiff took out his writ on August  5th, 1897, and on August 2nd, 1898, he  applied successfully to have it renewed,  the application being made ex parte upon  -iffidavit.   The defendant contended that  the order for renewal and all subsequent  proceedings taken by plaintiff should be  set aside on the grounds that no bona  fide effort was made on behalf of the  plaintiff to sei-A'e the original writ, and  that he was therefore not entitled to  havo the "writ renewed. Mr. justice Walkem held that it was  evidently the intention of the legislature  to secure, as far as possible, a speedy adjustment of mining disputes, and thus  promote the deA'elopnient of the mineral.  !interests of tlie country. He says in' his  decision : "It assuredly would be a most  " mischievous thing to hold that a.plaintiif  " might, in the face of this provision*, take  "out a writ, put it in his pocket, keep it  " therefornearly twelve months, and then,  ", as. in this case, make a sort of spasmodic  ".effort to,serve it "at the .last moment."  Judges " sometimes hit -the' hail "on the  head.,     J     -", "*-. _   /".- *  '''- The delegates that-Ayeiitfrom Nelson to.  Victoria1 to .induce  the"ogoArermhent to  stay action-on the  eight-hour law have  returned, and it is said they report that  they were -successful.   The goA'ernment  has agreed tq.allow-the_minors six weeks  in which to present reasons why the law.  shouid not be  enforced.   At the  end of  the six weeks, if it appears to the government that the miners have the weight of*  evidence on tlieir side, then the law is to-  be put ii| 'force Oil" a" mpr^li. & notice bSiiig,  given.   Tliis is practically the action that"  ���qi]d,eniniii=_|-_-J^  He was informed by ''attorney-general  Martin, while at-the Coast recently, that  if it is the wish. Of the/miners tliat thelaxy  should be enforced, their wishes would be  , complied with, that is, if they demanded  " Of Making many books  there is no eiid."  Neither is there any end to the variety  on salo at  Thomson's  We have all the. neAvest hooks by well-  kiiowii, -tuthors. �� Our stock of fine corrc'r  spondence.  Stationery  Is a leading'feature of our business. We  have all the newest bints and shapes Avitli  envelopes to match.    When inviting  Company,  Use our dainty invitation note. Do you  know Ave'carry "At Home" Cards, Visiting  Cards and Dance Programs. * Our stock is not  Purity  For family trade we carry  a complete stock of Wines  and Liquors in wood, which  we bottle on our premises,  thus you are able to get the  best quality in these lines  at a lower price than you  would have to pay for the  same ��� goods if imported in  bottles. _.-- ���  "-    .      JUST, ARRIVED A CAR OF .,   ,  SCHLITZ    MILWAUKEE    BEER.  ���s jay  .-.*-.- West" Baker. Street.' y Telephone.13.*  Gentlemen  Wear    ;  Tan 3hoes  is  ri n  ���and- jjoll wiH^hettice Tby  JziirJwm&owiMsfilayShati  we are  keeping' up in  style: We always aim  to give our customers  the latest and best. Out  goods are unequaled ber  cause they are the best  Aberdeen Blocl^, Baker Street.  Limited  We can meet all demands made upon it,  we supply goods to the confines of British  Columbia as Avell as to  Nelson  STEIN WAY  The  Standard   Piano  of tho World.  NOBDHEIMER  The Artistic Piano.of  Canada.  ART AND MUSIC CO., Kelson, Agents.  INSPECTION OF STOCK INVITED  Mrs.   E.   McLaughlin  JOSEPHINE STREET, NELSON  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co,  PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY  ALL ORDERS  Charles   St.   Barbe,   Agent.  Nelson Iron Works  'MANUKACTU KERS OF  ENGINES, BOILERS, SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS OAS'TINGS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION  Repairs promptly attended lo.      P. 0. Box 173.  w  Fred  & Co.  j?&  B  Men's  Women's  and  Children's  AIND  Men's  Women's  and  ���Children's  B  B  B  These makers'goods are carried by us  i&  id  , Holden &  J. and T. Bell  J. D. Kins: & Co  B  B  B  No better makers of Boots and Shoes known  - ��-* "      '    ���     .   "        ���  F. J. Weston   &  Son's in children s   Boots and  Shoes.    F. J.  Weston  & Son's stand  at the top.   We  handle their goods  New Hats  Grey Fedoras, Brown Fedoras, Fawn Fedoras Black  Fedoras in wide brim, narrow brim, high, low, and  medium in Fedora Hats.' New styles in Brown and  Black Derbys.  fa  B  VICTOEIA  BLQCK,   BAKEE. STBEET,. -STELSON;   -B-"0-  .__a��� *=_.��52i ��� ^  mmm^mmm^mi  mm?  m:  $&  IT DONT PAY  -    i: .   TO SEND EAST KOH CI-OTHI-S  XVo wisli lo iiiforni (he gentlemcii of Nelson Hint we have  opened up a strictly first-class tailoring estublisliincnt-  -in-the store "formerly occupied'by Kmory. & Wnlloy.  Our stock-comprises alltlie latest patterns in imported  tweed- and worsteds, and for tlie month1-of April we  ,will sell at-greatly redueed.-priccs iir order to introduce  our superior style and-workmanship.. No fit no pay, and  "satisfaction guaranteed.  -       -      - -.. -  J. JR. Wrayfy  NELSOX'S Ul'-TO-DATU TAILORS.  If you want a flobby Suit  WE CAN SUPPLY YOU  A LINE OF  JUST ARRIVEB  H. D. AshcFoffc  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  "Wagon ropairing promptly attended to by"a first-class  wlieelwright:  -.Special attention =givc>n to"all kinds of repairing and  custom work from "outside points.  SHOP:   Hall Street, between-Baker and Varnon, Nelson  BRITISH COLUMBIA POTTEBY CO., Ltd  VICTOEIA-: '_B- O.  MAN'UKACTUI.KKS' OF  PRESSED BRieiC3    JFIRE BRICKS     ^IKEd-AY  AaTIUFXJED SXLT GiAZEb'SEWJER PJPE��  H. M. VINCENT  . BAKER STREET WEST, NEtS0N  "It you want a nobby suit or ft stylish pair  of paiitS for Hpriiig wear fcall at rdoiim 5tand  i) Uleiiienls block, I will ijljow you^ l-biiio  liieo cloth aiid Kilniples, and will send samq  to your1 oillee or room. .Where four measure  can be trikoii. Will' flt yoii as y.ou wore  never flCted, beforo.     .   -; ���  LADIES' TAILOR MAI)J_ SUITS  A SI'ECIAjyrY  Stever|s, Tlje Tailor  ��� All kinds of sanitary fittings, agrjouTtural drain tile;  flower pots, terra, cotta* chimney pipdand flue lining,  ehirimoy tops, fire brick, fife, clay; all' kinds of fire clay,  goods, assayers' furnaces etc., made to order.  Ornamental   Garden Border Tiles,  Vases,  Etc.  Cement, piaster of parte, lime, and all kinds of  oriiamental piaster work.  Fruit and teamen.al %m  Bulbs, Rosos, Holies, l-lliodo(iendi,'ons;  Fancy Evergreens, etc. Thousands are  growing oil my o*wn grounds. IVEost  complete stock. in "the province. Bees  and lice supplies^ agriculfcuntl implements, spi'ay puinp-!, and cut (lowers.  New catalogue now ready.  s  AND ALL OTHER PLUMBING  DONE BY  Strachan Bros.  Opera House Block, Nelson.  Tenders Wanted for Beal Estate  Tenders will be received by the undersigned until 12  o'clock noon on Saturday, April loth, 18!)!), for the pur-  .chaso of tho following described real eatato:  LOT 24  BLOCK 60  and improvements thereon, situate at the northeast corner of Hall and Lako streets, Nelson. Terms cash. The  highest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  A. J. MARKS.  Administrator estato of Charles Van Ness, deceased.  Nelson, April 3rd, 1899.  (!0i "Wcstmiiistor Road, Vancouver, B. O.  TENDERS   WANTED  FOR  REAL  ESTATE  Wilson & Harshaw  DRAYING and  VVEEXPRESS      /VV ;  .Bus meets all  trains and boats.   V  Special  attention   given the   trails-, ;  fer of baggage." Office and"stables  on   Vernon . street,' - opposite   The -. -  Tribune-office..- Telephone No. 35':"  CW-WestiCo-  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  -AGENTS FOR  ==^The=lfnpprial7.0il=C6r-Stantlapd"0irtCp^^  Wasliirjgton Brick aijd time Co.  The H. W. MJcNieil ;Cp.. \W.; Canaditin Aqifira-  cite Coal (Hard)  Dealer's in  ST#��EW0��D  EXPRESS and IRAYING  Haying purchased, the oxprcss aiid draying  business" of J. VV. Cowan, wo are prepared  to do all kinds of work" iii this line; nnd so^  licit the patronage of the iicople of Nelson;  -Orders left at U. McArthtir & Qo's store,  "northwest corner Baker iind Ward street-!, ���  .will receive prompt atUsritiom   T6!ci-l.oii6 85  GOMER DAVIS & Go.  Tondors will be received by the undersigned. "until 12  o'clock noon on Saturday, April 22nd, 1890, for the pur  chase of the following described, real estate situate iii  Nelson: *       -  Twenty-two and a half feet of Lots 2 and 3 Block 7,  with improvements, now renting for ��30 per n-onth.  Lot _ Block (i, which is ground leased for $30 per month.  Tho lease 1ms one year to run, and the lessee haS'the  option of renewal for two years a. a monthly rental of  S-0.  Terms cash. The highest or any tender not necessarily  accepted. A. J. MARKS,  Administrator estate Charles Van Ness, deceased.  Nc'son, April 8th. 18!)!).        "  Application for Liquor Lieense.  Notice is hereby given that I, the undersigned, Austin  H. Clements, intend at ihe first sitting of the board of  licensing commissioners of the City of Nelson, to be held  thirty (30) days after the publication of this notice, to apply for a retail liquor saloon license for the premises  known as tho corner store of the Odd Follows building,  on lot number one (1) in block (12), being situated oa the  southeast corner of Baker and Kootenay streets in the  West ward of the said City of Nelson. ^    ���  AUSTIN H. CLEMENTS.  Dated this 15th day of March, A.D. 1899.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lager Beer,  Ale and Porter  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  Nelson Electric Light Company; Limited  NOTICE  All persons having accounts against the  company will present them at once to the  manager, and all persons indebted to the  company are required to settle' the same immediately.   "JOHN HOUSTON, Manager.  Nelson, March 10th, 1899.  Application for Liquor Lieense.  Notice is hereby given that I will, thirty days from the  date of this notice, apply to the government agent at  Nelson for a license to soil liquor at retail at my hotel at  Five-Mile Poii]t,.to bo known,as tho Castle Hotel, in  West Kootenay district, British Columbia.  .DatedtAIarch 11th, 1899. H. A. HKYWOOD,  '-v  "$%  s^-Sstea  SSSS5     ��  -^^'.^���..flwt^.^ft.  HH THE  TRIBUNE: KELSOK, B.-.C.* TUESDAY, APRIL ^1899  ANKOFlONTBlAL  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up.     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATHOONA AND   MT.  Hon. GEO. A. DUU.M.MOND   K   S. 01.0USTON....'.   ROYAL, President    Vico-President  . ..Oeneral Manager  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  isr.H!i_iSO-_sr _B_ta-A.3src.B3:  PJ. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.       riKANCUKS  IN       LONDON   (England),   NEW  YORK.   CHICAGO  and in tho principal eiticH in Canada.  liny and soil Sterling Exchange and Cablo Transfer.!  "QUANT COMMKltCIA.. AND TKAVK-.I.R-IS' OK1.D1T8,  available in any part of tho world.  ORAM'S ISSUED    COLLKCTIONB MAl-K;  K.TO.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OK INTEREST PAID  QUARRELED   WITH   HIS   MISTRESS  And Died.  The late Felix Faure, president of  Franco, died 'at the apttrtinents of Aim e.-  .*��� ,,.-.Sore], the well-known vaudeville artist  and I'arisian sttige beauty. Sorel was  one of the president's favorites. She is  exceptionally attractive .and intelligent  iind has social aspirations which she  wished the president to help her realize.  <*��� Several days before his death Faure  had decided upon holding a fancy dress  ball at the Elysee. Sorel heard of this  ball and determined to have tin invitation  and to attend it. Faure. promised her the  invitation.  When he wont home that day he remarked to inaclame Faure that among  those .who were importuning him for invitations to the ball was an actress, and  he proceeded to present Sorel's claims in  the same way that they had been presented to him.- But his acting did not  work. Aline. Faure smelt a rat and put  her foot down. She iimilly delivered as  an ultimatum that if the actress was  invited she and her daughter would remain away.  So Felix had to go to Sorel and ask to  be permitted to withdraw his promise to  send her an invitation. Strangely  enough, therefore, the last half day of his  life was spent in this manner, lie called  * , first upon cardinal Richard and for two  hours discussed with him religio-political  questions.    The  cardinal was anxious to'  V know * what progress the- new-found  "'friendship between France and Italy had  been  making at the   Vatican.    He also  wished to  be,informed  to-what extent  pope Leo was promoting this friendship.  After ho had  finished  this  interview,  - like a man of common. clay,\ho * went  ; 'around*-to have it out" with the pretty'  actress on tho subject of the invitation to  '"��� the fancy dress ball. Sorel1" flow-into a  rage when the president of the republic  told her that it was impossible foi-him to  keep his promise and send her the invitation." Jle was no president in her eyes.  She stormed at him.*- lie complained of  illness. lie grew rapidly worse. Her  fury*1 gave place to tears aiid alarm. A'  priest was hastily summoned. He was  AbbeJ-Ierzog/ director of the Aladcleine,  . and he administered the last sacraments  to Sorel's dying friend at her own apartments. The body of the president was  tit  once removed  to the  Elysee, another  V ,prie��jb^hQ-,'$^^ pf  the iSominictvp convent-, Was failed to the  'Elysees readiiiini���gteret.J;ih*p saprameut'aijd  _==_eAiej;iytady_____wi^^  liusned and iliade to tellSvliitelies aboutit.  TlieTol-egoiiig facts tire.absoIu.tely correct  aiid-till Paris is discussing them. By  coincidence the fuheiVl occuri'ed on the I  same daydW which the invitations to the  bail had been issued.  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Skaguay, U. S., Atlin, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yul^on, District.  agreeable club scandals came of it. and  tlie game was stopped. That sort of  play is now left for the professional'  gamblers, and the clubs are free from it."  The same thing is true, in a great  measure, regarding the clubs in all large  cities. 'Gambling games are but little  played in any of them. Of course, whist  is played for small stakes, but tlie all-  night sessions, in which thousands of dpi-'  ltirs changed hands, tire a -memory���-and  not a particularly hallowed one���in the  clubs of the city. .  Will Operate Steamers of His Own.  Captain John Irving of Victoria has  cut loose from the C. P. N., which he had  'managed for 'years, and litis organized a  line, to be known as the Irving Line. It  will be personally managed by captain  Irving, whose long experience in British  Columbia marine matters and also his  long personal knowledge .'of the North  and its conditions, cannot but pixrve important factors in the .making of success  for his new line, so that next season' will  probably see four or six A'essels required  to.maintain the service wliich in a few  weeks is to be modestly inaugurated Avith  ,'two." Of these two, the larger, to be  named tlie Gleaner, is building at Bennett  lake under the supervision of captain  Armstrong, who will command her. She  is tb be a 1.15 foot stern wheeler of much  the same size and appointment as the  Fraser ri ver Transfer, -with unsurpassed  accommodations for TOO passengers.    She  A Business Chance  The midcr.sijj.ied will sell the following real estate  and personal property at a bargain:  Nine-room house and ten lots set out in orchard  Ffcur-room cottage and five lots.  Two lots and improvements.  Fifty-two head of cows.  Fifty "milk cans.  Two horses.*,   ' r  Wagons, - sleighs, harness, and everything in  connection with Hurry's milk ranch.  is now ready for planking, and by the  time thatthe ice breaks, "will be ready  and AAraiting to make her first voyage between Bennett and Atlin, on A\iiich route  she "will run throughout .the sea-son, in  conjunction with the Canadian Development Company's fleet. The second of  the Irving, liners now building is for service on Atlin lake .and will be christened  the Scotia and commanded by captain  Spencer. She, too, is to be a stern  Avheeler, seventy feet in length over all,  and���like the Gleaner���possessing the  speed of fourteen miles an hour. The  engines for both these vessels tire from  the Marine Iron Works of Chicago, while  nothing is being omitted in their construcj  tion that will contribute to their speed,  safety or convenience. It is conitem-  plated to build a third vessel for the line  next fall, on Atlin lake, this being a pro-  peller'120 feet in length���the first steamer of her design to be placed on any inland water of British Columbia. A  steamer for Surprise lake, near which  some magnificent specimens of free gold  quartz have recently been found, is also  projected by some company.  Kettle River Valley Railway.  Cascade Record, April 8.  Last Tuesday's semi-monthly meeting  of the Cascade Taxpayers' Association  Avas one of unusual importance, ancl notice had been sent out previously by the  secretary that a resolution to endorse  the granting of the Kettle River railway  charter by tlie Dominion parliament-  Avould be presented for consideration.  Other business came up and was transacted, but.the above notice was evidently  what'the majority of those present were  most interested in. The folloAving is the  form of the resolution, which avus moved  by J. II. Good and seconded by John  Earle, ancl was unanimously carried :  ���Whereas a petition has been presented to the Dominion government by D. 0.- Corbin, for "a charter authorizing the construction of a railroad from the state of  Washington, United States of America, through that  portion of southern British Columbia known as the Kettle River valley," and  Whereas, in tho opinion of this association, said railway would be bencfic'al to the business interests of the  section of British Columbia through which it would pass  therefore.  Resolved, that this association favors the granting of a  LUMBER  SHINGLES  charter for any railroad through this sectiqnupon first  obtaining assurance of the immediate construct ion of the  same; further,  Resolved, that copies of this resolution be forwarded  to Hon. Mr. Blair, minister of railways and canals, and  to Hewitt Bostock, M.I'..  This is the wish of the business men of  Cascade, expressed through the business  association of the place. It is a plain,  straightforward endorsement of the long-  talked-of plan to build a railway up the  Kettle river yalley. There is no A'erbosity  or circumlocution about it. The people  belic\re in it and the-people want it.  If you need a  PIANO  OBGAN  VIOLIN  GUITAR  MANDOLIN  BANJO  AUTOHARP  ACOORDEON  VIOLIN BOW  STRINGS  or MUSIC  Call at our Store and we "will do the rest.'  Neglige Shirts  in Ceylon Flannel, SilK Stripes,  English  Oxfords, at|d  Fancy Ginghams, from 65c to $1.25 each.  White Shirts  Comfortable fitting*, short  bossoms, extra value, running from 65e to $1.25.  Canada Drug and Book Co.,  i_,i_m:it_-_3I_).  Corner Baker and Stanley Streets, Nelson,  The Tremont Hotel  NIALOj-E & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  UNDERWEAR  Men's Balbrig-g-ans at 90e per suit-  Men's Balbrigg-ans at $1.50 per suit.  Men's Merino at $1.50 per suit.  Men's Natural Wool Cashmere, plated at $2 per suit,  worth more money.  Men's Natural Wool at $2.50, $3 and $3.25 per suit,  special values.  T*E-R,-M.i3   CASH  Martin O'Reilly & Co.  Bank of B. C. building, West Baker street, Nelson, B. C.  P. Burns c�� Co.  WHOLESALE   AND   IlETAIL  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at fielson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  SW^-JEllD BEOS:  REAL ESTATE AGENTS, West Baker St., Nelson  ALEX STEWART  MINING BROKER  ,     '       ,AND  REAL ESTATE AGENT  Turner & Bocckh" block, Nolson, B. C.  Money to loan 'for building purposes.  Mining shares for sale.  Dundee, Monarch, Utica,'Fairmont; also Republic and Camp McKinney stocks.  Investment of a few* hundred dollars may  make you thousands. .  Lots for sale In all parts of the city.  Houses to rent.  Charles A. Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BRQKEI^S  AyCTldNEigS  All  kinds  in  stock  SASH  DOORS  MOLDINGS  You cat) save money  by purchasing your  lumber froiri me  THK REST BRANDS OF  Liquors *nd Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND  One of the best and most popular hotels iri Nelson.  QUEERS HOTEL  BAKER STHKET. NELSON.  RETAIL  STORES  AT  Nelson,   Trail,  Ymir, Kaslo,  New Denver,  Sandon, Silverton,  Cascade  City, Grand Forks,   Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  ORDERS BY MAIL  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  Are Not Dens of Iniquity.  .ftlen's clubs are hlr from bcihg ihe dens  pi iniquity whitfli t*ertain 6id-fasl-,ioh(_d  fcldioi.. Conceive them to be. Tho tone' of  clubs ihuli'ov'es us tlie tone of society in  gOiteiltl improves, and at presentthere is  a very general sentiment in them agaiiis't'  0-tc��yssiiVe;'drJlfJvUig or. gtuiibliiig i'or high  -itakes. Tho nuiii avIio drinks lnoi'oyjliikn  is? good for hiiii soon finds, tliat folio at^  'iftasphere. of' the club is; decidedly chilly,  . and any llagraiit breach ol'thepi*ox.riefcies  will bring on him some expression of  censure from the governors which he is  not likely soon, to forget. . As to gambling, it is in deep disfaA'Or. Gambling is  pi'ohibit'ed iu every large club in New  York, aud in most of them fohe members  who live in the.club-hoi.se iind that it is  unwise to give poker-parties iu their  rooms. One of the charter members of a  club which now numbers more than a  thousand members recently said that the  club Avas, started by a lot of men avIio  played poker regularly for high stakes.  "Poker for high stakes is still played in  this city," he said, "but uot by the same  class of men who, started this club. I  have sat in when men at the table avIio  lost fifteen to tAvehty thousand dollars in a night, and on the whole it was a  very costly amusement for rue, much as I  enjoyed it. When the club was organized, avo played there, and other members  did not criticise us.. That sort of gambling does not exist iii any decent club in  New York iioav. it Avorked out its own  end iu this club. Men who could not afford  to lose lost heavily.   Several dis-  BEAL ESTATE and tJENJSBAL MM  Baker Street, Nelson  FIRST DOPE WEST BANK B. C. BUILDING.  FOR BMM  Two, lol.-> ..ml house with 'fourteen, rooms on Silica  Street, between Josophinouiid Hall streets. Tonus  $lp00. cash, Uiilaitcp1 (o^c arranged.,���..���.'...,��� $') 500  Lot and-house on Larimer street, fiear Josephine  struct..   Tonus SalKi:cash, balance on mortgage.,.  1.0OQ  l.ot aiid stoi-o on Baker street.   Good location...... 8.000  'liot on Bilker street, neiij' eoi'ncr of 'Cedar sii-eot...    800  Tlie British Columbia I_oihi iind Sjvvings Company  who give the most reasonable terms to borrowers; allowing principal Id bd jiaitl oll'at liny tiilie without charging  any bonus. .  GAMBLE  &  O'REILLY, Agents.  CANADA  LIFE ASSURANCE CO.  J. A. Sayward  HAM_ AND LAKE STREET'S, NELSON  WILL DO AVELL TO  BOY THEIR LUMBER  AT        . -    - .  G. 0. B0CHMM'S  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Large  comfortable  bedrooms and   first-class  dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  BATES   _��2   PEB   _D_A.-5--  E, -G;  ���J__-__-l__l-_  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS.0F FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  " *       WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ' .  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, flefson  E. G. TRAVES, l/lanag^P  OKDERSBY MAIL JIKCISIVE CABKKUI. AND PROMPT A'l TENTION.  T~ PRACTICAL  I ELECTRICIAN  Will contract to supply and install any l^ind of electrical machinery  Will wife btiiicliiigs ftpr efftctric iighthig, eiCctrfc belli.,  fcioctric burglar alarJttsVelfectric a"iiiiuiiciivtors^_   'Will ic.ontriic't ,t,d'.'install'lif^aln'rh^syijteml jn" towhs'nii.  ,       citicg.   Fuji -^ocK^wli;^.iitfd"ll-,.t��irtS-on.'Hn��dt "_  Late of 'tjitf Rpyiil Ho.el", Calgary,  A largo stock of fir_t-olass dry material on hand, also  a full, line of sash,, doors, mouldings, tinned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  z  a  ��  FOR SALE.  7-Room house ou Carbonate street.... ��2500  o-Rooin hou-e on Mill street.  l'HH)  2 lots on Carbonate street     500  2 lots on Hull street     500  . FOR RENT.  7-Room house and a li-room house ori Carbonate street.  G. J. D. CHRISTIE  GENERAL BROKER  Office in Aberdeon block. Baker St., Nelson  FIRETNSURANCErREAL ESTATE  3��  O  90  o  tfeCi^nn wlu buy 24 horses. 12 wagons, 2  S,0"U,J wagonettes, 1 buggy, 10 seta of  sleighs, and a complete outfit of harness, saddles, blankets, etc., and a going business of  $80,000 a year.   Terms.  ^���^^(flA W111 buy two lots and improve-  q>0��JW ments on north side of Vernon  street, between Ward and Josephine streets  Terms.  <f_4<KOO Will buy 30 by 120 feet on the  tp-s.tJV*"*-/ south side of Baker street, between fc tanley and Kootenay streets. Cash.  5JMO OOO Will buy 50 by 120 feet on the  ipivjwwv northeast corner of Baker and  Josephine streets. Cash. JOHN HOUSTON  P. O. Box 57 Vernon street. Nelson  Yard:   Foot of .Hendry:, stroetj Nelson  Telephone, 91       , JohH    R&6,   Ageilt  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.  BON TDN RESTAURANT.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  H. D. mm, Manager.  Tho finest hotel in the interior.  Large sample rooms.   Slcam heat alid electric lights  CORNER OK WARD AND'^ERNON STS., NELSON  BAKK.fr AND WAltD STREETS, NELSON  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one  management since 1800,  Tlie bed-rooms are  well furnished and   lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room is not second to any in Kootenay.  The bar is always stocked by tho best domestic and  imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS. MADDEN, Proprietor.  WF{-TE F0f{ PRICES.    Office and Storeroom:   Josephine Street, kelson.  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ud.  HEAb  OFFICE,   LONDON,   ENGLAND.  All  communicaCiohs relaling to British GoiuWbia business tp be addressed.',(oJ P.O.':6'r_i>er  505, Nelson, British Columbia '"*'"'"��� '" -.     .  * ��� "  d. RODERICK ROBERTSON, General Manager \   ..���,  o/r\M     ra   _-v  S. S FOWC.ER, E.M., Mining Engineer '  rMfcLOUJVj   tk l>���  Two and a half miles up the Outlet from Nelson.  QDl-iflTATr_UXi!Gf     Spring Chickens, Fresh Cream,  OrJlUlALl-.J-.)...      Pure Milk, Fresh-Laid Eggs.  All of which are from the ranch belonging to the hotol  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.  A pleasant place to spend afternoons, evenings and  enjoy delicacies that cannot be obtained iu hotels or  restaurants at Nelson.   Good stabling.   Open day and  Can be reached by either road or water.  .   WILLIAM ROBERTS, Proprietor.  night.  Large and well lighted Heated by hot air  Reasonable rates Sample rooms  Electric bells and light in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL   VICTORIA  J. V. PERKS, Proprietor  Free bus meets all trains Roi/aicJ-nLrA   R  fi  Hourly street car to station neVBIbtUXB, p. U.  er  CBESTOJSJ"3  IB- C.  Situate on the Crow's Nest Railway is prepared to deliver lumber of any description in any quantity at any place within the  district  of Kootenay.   Tenders Solicited  GOAT RIVER  LUMBER  COMPANY,  G.  A.   BIGELOW,  Manager  Nelson  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 li*-*-----., a-'.��fl?-^i  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B.C., TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 1899,  Spring Medicines  and Blood Purifiers  WE HAVE  A   LARGE   STOCK OF THE FOLLOWING  WELL KNOWN AND EXCELLENT REMEDIES:  Lynjan's Beef Iron and Wine     Paine's Celery Compound  Spring's Sarsaprilla     food's Sarsawriila  gyre's Sarsaprilla  Kennedy's IVjedical Discovery    Pierce's IVjedical Diccovery  AND ALL THE OTHER LEADING PREPARATIONS  THESE   GOODS   ARE   ALL   FRESH,   HAVING   JUST  ARRIVED  DIRECT FROM THE  MANUFACTURES  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON  Neck Dressings  Are the most important part of man's spring  (<  get  up."  His whole attire depends upon beauty and quality of his  NECKWEAR  Our. line- of Puff Knots, Four-in-  Hand and Bows, elicited.a full measure  of praise from all who have seen them.  The designs are remarkably beautiful,  rich, and so varied that no man is  likely to meet his duplicate.  Fine Shirts, white and colored, and  all   other  fixings  at  moderate   prices at  mk. GILKER  THE UP-TO-DATE  FURNISHER, NELSON  ��jtea#rrs B i ey e I  .4\-ft��fe:irsnt";C(0jisi.gnmenp;^.;just received. They are Beauties, and if you  iSfil��'fe:^ilPityc1e,  BUY'-THE BEST..-"-  '. " V\- '  i^^^^^fi-^P^^^^S^fST^T'-w-heels /"-which ".-will-' _be sold cheap'for"'cash.  (^d0^jjS��t^e^i^^at<i Ladies', Gentlemen's and. Boy's 1899 models.  pn/Rentem'b^RSufegiSa^ cash; sale and. the big discount of 2<> per cent.  Ipand mm JfflUFACTOBI  y{-:3::^    all   Canvas Goods* Tents, Awnings,  kiofds and Fancy Striped Curtails for  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  A week from Thursday the doctors of  tlie province will elect st council to serve  tlieir society for the next year. The  council is made up of seven members,  and although nearly one-half of the  (nullified medical practitioners of the province reside in the interior, there was  only one doctor from the interior on the  council last year. Dr. Fagan of New  Westminster is the registrar, and the  ballot papers are forwarded to him.  Hon. Dr. McKechnie of Xanaimo is president of the society.  A. S. Farwell is back from the coast.  He reports tliat Vancouver appears to be  growing, and that apparently there are  more people.on flovernineut street, Victoria, than ever before, lie, also, wiys  that there does not appear to be any  great change in any of the government  oj.iees���business is transacted in much  the same fashion as when the Turner  party was in power.  In the curly part of last evening G. O.  Ross had his face badly scorched by the  explosion of an acetylene gas plant. Tlie  plant is located outside the building occupied by Mr. Ross, and while, he was refilling it with carbide, a brother-in-law,  who recently arm-ed from Scotland, apparently of an iiiA'estigating turn of  mind, took a close look with a- lighted  lamp in his hand. The explosion was  sudden.  The city's bunker has been changed.  The -Merchants Bank of Halifax has been  substituted for the Bank of Montreal,  Nelson's pioneer bank. One by one the  old-timers get it in the neck from the  .Tohnnie-Come-Latelies.  On Sunday afternoon tlie firemen  played the professional ball players a  game ou the Hall street recreation  grounds, with the following result: Firemen .18 runs, professionals 0. The firemen played Houston c., Blackwood p.,  Campbell, Vaustone, Pfeiffer, Joe Thompson, Jeffs, Henderson and Partridge. The  professionals, had D. Smith, c, S. Neelands, 13., Emerson, J. Neelands, J. Smith,  Mills, Gray, Votaw and O'Donnell. The  game was a good one for the first three  innings, then the professionals went to  pieces.  The Nelson lawn tennis club have secured suitable lots, and will hold an adjourned general meeting at Mr. Selous'  office this evening at 8 p.m. The business that will be before tho meeting for  discussion is to complete arrangements  for providing three, playing courts . for  the coming season. As the time is lim-"  ited, ancl it is necessary to get tlie courts  in shape as soon as possible, a large meet-,  ing of ..the members is looked for. All  members /and those intending; member-,  ship" arc requested to attend., .   ..-'.-_  ' - Mrs. E. R.' Atherton .of , Sandon, who  hu.sjl_eo__\visiti__g ,hcr* brothers William  'and H. T. "Irvine for the past week, ��� .returned home on yesterdaymbrning's train.  -"Bom-in'Nelson', ori the 9th instant, to  the wife of II. Bruce, a sou. .   '  TENDERS   WANTED  V FOR   REAL   ESTATE.  MINING   RECORDS.  NELSON MINING  DIVISION���KKCOHD OFFICE  AT  NELSON.  Saturday, April 8.���Locations���Good Friday, situate  about two and one-quarter miles from Deer Park, forin-  i rly lronllor.se; William Angst-dli, locator. Spokane  Girl, situate about'two and one-lvilf miles from Deer  I'ark, formerly .Lucky Jack; T. J. Alexander, locator.  'Iransfers���An undivided one-eighth interest in the  -day Hell, situated one anil one-half miles east, of and  live miles up Six -Mile creek; an undivided one-eighth  interest .in tho .Tena, adjoining tlio Murr Dull: .V . H.  Seaman to Henry J.ruce: consideration ��1. An undivided one-eighth interest in the Marv Hell; an undivided  one-eighth interest iu the Tena; \V. ll. Seaman to J. It.  Hunter; consideration ��1. An undivided one-half interest in the Franklaud, situate near the mouth of. Slocan river; John Ilanicr to Joseph Lang; consideration ��1.  , ~ ".'V."-*'' April Hl.-Albermarle Krai-lion, situate on  \\ ltd Horse creek, four miles north of Ymir: Frank L.  Mercer to the London & Kossland H. C. Ltd. Consider;  afion $1 An undivided one-third interest in the Balnea,  situate six miles from Ymir; an undivided one-third interest, in the Souveriuc fractional claim, situate on Wild  Horse creek, six miles from Ymir: Charles l_. Ilosso-  siers and Willie lilais to. loseph I'etrie of Yinir: consideration $1000.  WANTED.  WANTI-D���Twelve boys al. ��:) a week. Apply today to  Kootenay Cigar Manufacturing Company.  WANTI-D���Three  good   hoys  l.o  sell  Tho Tribune.  Must he able to got around by (I o'clock in the  morning.  FOR SA LIS���On easy terms a small sawmill, planer and  shingle mill.    Address "Sawmill," Tribune ollice,  Nelson. H. C.             ������   A  DRAYING   business,   well   established,  3  rigs,  5  horses, stable and coinpli-te outfit.   Apply  \V. A.  Coslello, Nelson, 11. C.   FOR   SALE.  ���pOR SALF���Lots 5, 6 and 7 block 4S, Nolson, wi: h dwel  ling  house.  Nelson.  I'rieo  $10.0.   No  agents.'    Jiox  o7_  LOST.  LOST���Locket; oval shaped, with Masonic emblem ou  one side and monogram on other.    Reward.   Leave  at. Hotol Hume. . - -  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  AH.  HOLDICH���Analytical Chemist and Anouycr.  ���     Victoria street, Nelson.  T C. GWILLIIVI, B.A.Sc. & W*. S. JOHNSON, B.A.Sc.  " ��� ���Mining Engineers and Analytical Chemists,  Slocan City, B. C.  Itoonis 7 and 8 Ah-  on.  EWART &. CARR IK���Architects,  erdcon block, Baker street, Noli  H.  CANK���Architect rnd  artist.  iu xt door to Nelson libiitry.  Brokenhill  Block,  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  Giant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  Iron,  Steel,   Sheet  Iron, T-Rails  Paints, Oils, Glass  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS  OF J'YTHIAS-Nelson   Lodge,  No,  25,  Knights of Pythias, meets in 1. 0. O. F. Mall, corner  Baker and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  8 o'clock.   Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  C. FRENCH. C. C. G. ROSS, K. of R. & S.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. V. & A. M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brothren invited.  ���^r*  PftOPftlETtoR  ALL SIZES OF  .,.,.   TENTS IN STOCK  Baker St. opposite postofflco. Nelson  W:i-_COL-E.S_A-:_-_-E   -A.3_>T"_E|   BETAIL  WLAtt^  C^-R^ElST,   FEED.  ece-g;  Tenders will be received by the undersigned until 12  o'clock noon on Monday, Maylst, 1899, for tho purchase  of the following described real estate situate in  Nelson :  Lots 7 and 8 Block 10 and improvements (the Silver  King.-Iotcl), together with furniture and lixtures in'tho  building.  " - Terms-cash.   The highest or any tender not nocessarily  accepted. CAROLINE Til KLIN,  Administratrix eslatc John Johnson, deceased.  Nelson," B. C... April 10th. 1899.  n tractors  arid Others  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  HARDWARE  Shelf and  Heavy  Heavy  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  You will find it to your .idvantage to consult us  before placing your orders,   . ,. ,  Tinsmithing and Plurrjbirig a Specialty  Estin^ates Cheerfully; FurnisJied .  Who .use picks, shovels, etc.,  should not fail to look, at our* line  of goods, which for. qualities and  material cannot be beat..  Yancdiivep Hardware Co., M  Importers of Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  MARA & BAKNAKD JJLOCK. BAKER ST., N15LSON  NOTICE  A mcc_iiiB of the rcln.il grocers of Nelson -will bo hold  in the board of trade room-* on Tuesday evening, April  11th, to discuss the early closing question.  BY OltDIOR.  OUR MAMMOTH STOCK OF  BOOTS AND SHOES  EVERYTHING IH THE Sr|0E LINE  We dont���--claim lo supply everybody,  but we do claim to carry, a, stock\that  cant be beaten ain, Kootenay..  Dont-be deceived by what other deal-  . ers   may   say^ .-but come   and - be   convinced   that   the   quality   of  our \goods--  and prices are right.  We dont advertise any foolish prices,  but our motto is "Full Weight and  Good ..Goods."  A shipment of first-class apples just-  arrived.  ���*Writo for quotations on car lots.  ^-^-LSQ-tST,   EL, G.  urn  20 AND 28 WKST BAKEK STREKT, NELiSON  ARE NOT EASTERN IMITATIONS  BUT AftE MADft BY  OF   __Sr-__.-I_.SO-N-,   B.C.  Your House Needs Refupnishing1  IN All) OF THE METHODIST CHURCH  NELSON OPERA HOUSE  ESTABLISHED  1879.  D. McArthur & Co.  Can supply you with all kinds of  Fine furniture, Carpets aqd Linoleum  AT REASONABLE PRICES  UNDERTAKING IN CONNECTION  Corner of Baker and Ward streets  NELSON, B. C.  y    (BfJI  il     IV]  PROGRAMME.  l'AHT I.  Dumb bells. .By the class  Club swinging���(Kire) Mr. Morrison  For All Eternity���Ma.cherone Mrs. Melville Parry  T1������)f /Mr. Rex Macdonald  -*Juelt * (.Mrs. Campbell  Barboll8 By the class  I'AKT II.  Cosmopolitan Drill By the class   Master and Miss Emerson  Pelected :..Mrs. Brougham  Club swinging.  \V. D. Forster   Harold Cameron  Tableaux , Canada  Mrs. Parry, Mrs. Brougham, Mrs. Campbell, Mr. Rex  Macdonald, Miss -_ello Emerson, Masters Harold Cameron and Uulo Emerson.  *  PHYSICAL.  Miss Yates, Miss Lillic, Miss Harvey, Miss Sullivan,  Miss Hogg, Miss Love, Miss Gillies, Miss Mnltby, Miss  Ebbs, Miss McMillan, Miss Haten, Miss Jameson, Miss  McLean, Miss Colwcll, Miss Barry, Miss Simpsor, M'*ss  Mouhardt. Miss Kenny, Miss Tay.or, Miss Mouhardt,  Mrs, Mobson.  Orchestra under the leadership of Herr Steiner.  Twenty years old and Still growing..  parson produce Q>.  WHOLESALE  PROVISION  MERCHANTS  COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSEMEN  AND JOBBERS OF GREEN FRUITS  Telephone 10.   P. 6. Box K & W.      Baker street West, Nelson  Another Shipment of fancy Groceries Has Just Arrived 1  I .NT O -Ci TJ -D -C -tST C3-  Ym Camps* Macaroni and Cheese,  Pork and Beans and: Sweet Potatoes  Just added another brand pf tea to our already large assort-*  ment. It is impossible to buy tea from us and be dissatisfied.  We carry the choicest brands only.  HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPEG  J. A. ROGERS, General Manager  Manager for Western British Columbia,  JOHN PARSONS, Vancouver  Manager for Yukon District,  CHAS. MILNE, Dawson  Manager for Southern British Columbia,  P. J. RUSSELL, Nelson  3-Star Flour is Selling' Fast  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. C.  S  & Go.  The Best on the Market  Just received a carload of tlie Lake of the Woods Mill-rig 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.  _B_BJ-__.-N"0__-*_:_E3S  VANCOTTVER-A, 1<\ Ralph, Maimgci-.  DAWSON CITY���A. G. Cuiininghan, Manager.  ATLIN CITY���.... A. Fraser, Manager.  NKLSON-P. J. Russell, Manager.  .  Stocks carried at Victoria, Rossland, Cranbrook, Greenwood and Revelstoke.  The largest handlers of Butter and Eggs in  the Canadian Northwest.  Family orders a specialty and free daily delivery  Mail and telephone orders promptly attended to  Baker Street West, opposite Oddfellows' Block  JOHN A. IBVING i CO.  SPECIAL ATTENTION  Havo just received a consignment of Harris home  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  FEED J, SQUIBE, Baker St. lelsor  The supply is limited, so call early- and examine this stock.  -*.;*-frr,vap.* ?_���* ^m^:.'


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