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 TWO YOUNG MEN DROWNED IN  SLOCAN   LAKE.  Special lo Tho Tribune.  Niow Denver, 'April  pi.'���J.  O.  Todd  and F. B. Jelferey, two of Now  'Denver's  prominent young men, haA*e been drowned  in Slocan   lake.    They   left here  on  the  steamer Slocan last Sunday night to   re-  stake a claim at the   mouth 'Pi Ton-mile  creek, which  expired  tliat  night.    They  took grub only for two meals,   intending  to return on Monday   in   a   canoe, whieh  they   hail    with   them.    Nut   appearing  today, .search parties went out, which resulted in liuding thecanoe, paddles, coats,  and   hat  of Todd    scattered   along   the  bench    this   side   of   Silverton.     Heavy  winds have been blowing all week, and it  is supposed the   party had   sails up and  got capsized.    It was lirst   thought that  they had gone to Slocan City, but a telegram to the contrary,   however, .was received, then the search followed. JelTerey  was a Knight of Pythias from New Westminster, and came to Silverton two years  ago, then came here, where he has a  tinsmith -shop.    His  father is   in   Nanaimo.  He was a relative of E.Shan non of New  Denver,  and   has. a  brother  in  Golden.  Both young men were well known in Slocan district and highly respected.   A lookout will be kept  for the bodies, but   it is  not expected that they will be recovered.  V  FRIDAY MORNING,  APRIL  U,   18!)!).  HIBBERT JUPPER TO   RESIGN  MAY   RUN   FOR   VICTORIA.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR;   WEEKLY, $2.  .Jennie Anderson last June. Perrier had  lived with the Avoman at her expense in  Vancouver, and Avhen she decided to close  the partnership he folloAved her to Westminster, and locking the door of the room  in the brothel in .which he found the  woman, stabbed her twelve times with a  large knife. Though facts were soino-  Avhat adverse tn hi ih Perrier dramatically  announced Avhen sentenced: "If I go to  the gallows I go as a man, not as a.  criminal."  IN   AND   AROUND    KASLO.  From the Dominion's Capital.  Special lo The Tribune.  Ottawa, April 13.���In the house of  commons last night, Richardson of Lisgar  gave notice of a. resolution on the ten per  cent clause of the C. P. II. contract. The  resolution, calls for a commission to inquire into the accounts of the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company, keeping separately the various parts of the system.  The Conservatives were in caucus today, when the programme for the session'  was determined upon. Some of the party  are objecting to Topper's easy endorsa-  tion of the government's proposed Pacific  cable scheme.   . ���  The Lake "Superior sailed today from  Cyprus with 2000 more Doukhobors for  the Northwest.  Sifton and TYaser have gone to Brockville to take part in tlie campaign there.  Miilock has decided to continue to  letter carriers  their statutory  increases.  Appointments Gazetted.  Special to The Tribune.  Victoria. April I il.��� -The Gazette issued  tonight will contain notice of the appointment of Duncan A. McBeath to be  mining recorder, collector, registrar of  births, deaths and marriages ancl col lector  of votes at Nelson, vice Tolmie.'also* notice of the appointment of '* John CV  .McLennan as clerk in the miuing recorder's office a't Nelson. "The long vacation  of-the'supreme court has been changed  from August and September to July and  August. There are other important  changes in the supreniecourtact of .interest to the legal fraternity.  A  Horse Show a Function.  ** Special to The Tribuiic.  Touonto, April Ul. -The fifth Canadian  horse show was formally opened this  afternoon by lord Minto. Lord and lady  Minto drove from the government house  to the armory, where the show was being-  held, escorted by the Royal dragoons. A  'large crowd greeted there excellencies on  their arrival at the building and the band  played the national anthem. (i. W.  Beardmore, president of the horse show  association, presented an address to lord  Minto. Tho latter made a suitable reply  and thou declared the show open. The-  .show promises to be tho most successful  ^ekJield ��� ���  Killed a Cannibal" in the North.  "Special to The tribune.  Edmonton j April 13,���A detatch merit  of the mounted1 police has arrived here,  hawing in Charge two Indians who are accused of murdering a" Companion. The  iattci-j it is claimed, Avas-addicted to can-  jubalisni, and had killed, a main and was  eating the flesh when discovered by the  two Indians* why immediately killed him.  Both prisoners'are lodged, in the ��� Port  Saskatchewan jail.  To be Rushed Across the Continent.  Special to The Tribune.  Halifax, April 13.���The military authorities have, received instructions by  cable to rush the soldiers and sailors who  came by thesteaill er Carthagen ian th rough  to Vancouver with as little delay as  possible, as transportation is waiting for  them there. The authorities refused to  divulge their place of destination, but it  is believed they are going to Samoa.  Yukon Goes Prohibition.  Special to The Tribune.  Ottawa, April 13.���It Avas learned, at  the interior department today that the  importations of liquor into the Yukon  had been stopped. No more intoxicants  will be allowed to enter.  Special to the Tribune  Kaslo," April Ul.���Robert Irving ofthe  Kootenay Railway & Navigation Company has been on a week's visit to Spokane, accompanied by his Avife.  J. IT. Gray, land commissioner,: of the  Kootenay Railway & NaA-igation Company, has temporarily removed, to Kuskonook to look after the construction of  the railway, from tbe Kuskonook end.  G. A. Keefer and IT. J. Caldwell have  seA'ered their connection as resident engineers on construction of the above railway. .  Yesterday Kaslo got a gentle reminder  that winter was yet here. Snow fell all  day aud at niglit it turned to rain, making theVweather A^ery disagreeable.  The second member of the gang of  sneak thieA'es who were hustling things  in Kaslo last week Avas brought before  the police magistrate and sentenced to  three months at hard labor, so tluit lie  will assist his pal in cleaning tip the  streets and doing other city Avork.  D. AV. King, formerly editor of the  Kooteiiaian, was in toAvn for a couple of  days this week, and has gone to Spokane.  J. M. R. Fairbairn, P. L. S., who has  been with Tretheway <fc Bucke for the  past year, is removing to Greenwood,  where he Avill iu future reside.  The new building i.n course of erection  by contractor McGregor for W. J. Twiss,  the insurance agent, is being rapidly  pushed to completion. When completed  Mr Twiss will occupy it with his offices.  The building will be a great improvement to the part of the city it is being  erected in. * y   '-  B. C.'Riblet of Sandon Js in town on  his way,to Nelson. *   -        -  13x-nmyor McAhn has entered ait' aetion  for libel against Dave Knight, a barber.  1 It appears that some years ago Avhen Mr.  Knight-was in the east-he incurred a bill,  which "was afterwards sent to Mr.  McAnn for collection. The matter was  held in abeyance until recently. After the  late municipal elections were over, McAnn sued Knight for the amount, Avhieh  amount Knight then paid. Since then it  appears Knight'wrote the eastern parties  saying that he had paid the amount to  McAnn some time before, and that McAnn  hail been holding the sum since. Upon  learning of this McAnn immediately entered action for libel. Tho case will  conic up for hearing on Friday, in the  meantime Knight is out on bail  The fire brigade Avas called out for a  practice run this afternoon, presumably  to limber up for the hose reel contests on  the 21th, Avhen they expect to meet their  old opponents, Nelsou and Rossland, and  WEsgain lost laurels.-  BUDGET  DEBATE  IN  ENGLAND  CREATES   LITTLE   INTEREST  A Kind Act.  Special to The Tribune.  Toronto, April 13.���Through the kind  intervention of sir Wilfrid Laurier,  Frank Stone, who AA'as ill, has secured his  discharge from the United States army  in the Philippines.  Murderer Perrier Sentenced.  Special to Tho Tribune.  : New Westminster, April 13.���Donald  Perrier Avas today sentenced by McCoIl  to hang on May 10th for the  murder of  -MlNINQ*^ITEWS=OF���^YMTR���DISTRICTS  Speeiiil to Tho Tribune.  ���'Ymir, Api'il 18.���,liothei-nmn &��� Kirk'-  patriejv of the Pioneer stables, Ymir,  have secured the contract for packing  the supplies (about eight tons) from Salmo to the Yellowstone mine. Seventeen  horses havo been sent down to start  packing at once.   J'. Aldrieli of Rossslaiid  hits been given the contract for taking  tip the Yellowstone machinery; he is the  same niiln who had the Taniarao Contract. Fiilford and McLellan iioav hold  the controlling' interest iu the ���Yellowstone, having purchased Bennett and  Billings interest for $50,000..  Work ou the Eiise will be continued  on the drift along the hanging wall,  which is in sixty-five feet. The shaft  and the tunnel have been connected at  the 125-foot level. The trail between the  mine and the Avagon road, about one and  three-quarter miles, Avill shortly be fit for  use. Machinery "will be installed within  the next feAv mouths and sinking on the  ore chute started.  The Avelcome news has just been received, here that Avork on the Jubilee  mine will be resumed at once. This pro-  perty is situated on Jubilee mountain,  near Ymir, and is operated by the Mountain Goat Company. There are 300,000  shares in the treasury. The tunnel is in  200 feet and it is intended to extend this  190 feet or until" the ore body is reached,  Avhen the Jubilee "will be ranked among'  the shippers of Ymir. In the past it has  always yielded high assays.  An outfit left for AVild Horse creek  yesterday.  A representative of French capitalists  has been looking up the Ymir district.  The heavy rain that fell recently  cleared away a lot of snow and today it  is warm ami bright.  Assooialcd Press  London,   April   1.3.���In   the  house   of  commons, the  speakers on   the  government side held that the taxpayers of the  future will benefit  by  the  expenditures  on the navy.    The strength of  the navy  during the past year was the main factor  in sa\*ing Great Britain from war.  In the  event of the estimates being adopted, the  expenditures to be met will be  $504,035,-  000.    On the basis of the  existing  taxation,    the    revenue    expected   Avill   be  $551,435,000.    There Avill  therefore be a  necessity for a neAV departure iu taxation.  There are. grawe objections to raising the  tobacco duties.    It avouIcI be  rimvise for  the sake of small  temporary achrautage  to    surrender   the   hope   of   Avliat may  ultimately     be     a      golden      har\rest.  Two   neAV   stamp  duties  are   proposed.  The first Avill be five shillings on the ��100  on foreign and colonial bonds, stocks and  shares, wliich are not now liable to duty.  The neAV tax Avill be payable on the* first  occasion the document is  negotiated  in  this country.'���' The second  duty  Avill  be  an ordinary mortgage duty of tAvo  shillings per ��100 on loans made  on  debenture stock capital created by corporations  or companies  under the statutes.   -The  companies capital duty avNT be increased  to five shilling per ��100, and the stamp  duty on letters of allottment Avill" be" increased from one penny to six pennies. It  is estimated the total increase from this  source      Avill      be       $2,200,000.        The  chancellor   of   the   exchequer proposed  fresh direct taxation,  saying there Avas  nothing in   the   condition  of the   Avine  trade or the treaties Avith foreign  countries to prevent the imposition of reasonable, duties.    He  proposed,-therefore,'to  increase tlie duty on wine not exceeding  thirty  proof  to  1  shilling 0 pence, and  between thirty-one and forty-one  proof  to 3 shillings, and  a tax   on   sparkling  Avines of 2 shillings 0 pence per gallon. It  is also proposed to impose a new duty on  still  wine  imported   in , bottles    to  the  amount of 5 shillings per gallon.    Tn.conclusion the  chancellor  of the  exchequer  said :   "Now, therefore, Ave are a.ble to' estimate a revenue of $555,785,000 to  meet  an expenditure "of. $554,035,000, leaving a"  surplus of over $1,150,000."       '���';,  Sir William Vernon Harcourt followed  the chancellor of the exchequer, who  strongly deprecates a suspensoon of  the jinking fund. Sir Charles Rdward  Howard Vincent, Conservative , and  industrial member d'or Central Sheffield, suggested that a tax on foreign'  manufacturers would have enabled the  chancellor of the exchequer to reduce the  income tax.  Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, radical  member for the Forest of Dean division  of Gloucestershire, expressed a-fear that  the taxing of foreign Avines would encourage the foreign countries in protective retaliation.  The chancellor of the exchequer in  replying to these criticisms, said he did  not share sir Charles Dilke's apprehensions because the Avine growing countries  Avanted the raw materials they imported  fuom England arid as for the observations  of sir William "Vernon, Hafcourt^ they  JUDICIAL COMMISSION WANTED  FOR  YUKON   INVESTIGATION.  Special to The Tribune.  Ottawa, April 13. ���The debate'in the  house Avas resumed today by Fisher,  minister of agriculture. E. F. Clarke of  West Toronto folloAved, and moved the  folloAving amendment,-.seconded., by Mr.  Hale of Carletnn, N. li.: "That this house  deems it expedient to inform his excellency that in amcav of the widespread  charges of incompetency, misconduct and  corruption in the administration of public affairs connected with the. Yukon; it  isthe diity Of the government to-appoint  Avithout delay an independent judicial  commission to make a thorough investigation into that subject and report the  result."  Mr. Bertram, member for Centre Toronto, avIio spoke next, moved an amendment to the amendment, expressing satisfaction Avith tlie administration of Yukon  affairs. :.:  .'-, The house adjourned about  midnight.'  ,        FINISH   NATIONALITY DEAD.  The Czar's Iron Rule.  Associated Pro's.  Huij/, England. April 13.���There is a  "great migration of young Finland ers to  the United States, at present to avoid'  tlie recent decree of emperor Nicholas,  regarding Finland, Avhieh provides for  an increase of the Russian military and  naval forces, and the extension of the  conscription. -  ' The steamer Arcturus landed 315 members' today from ITaugo; and 202-arrived  a;few days ago. All report that many  more are coming as soon as they can get  aAvay.  All the attempts of the Philanders to  check the recent Russian aggression in  Finland have proved futile. General  Bobrickoff. the new goA-ernor-general. has  compelled the Finnish senate to send  orders to all ministers throughout Finland forbidding them even to criticize the  imperial ukase, lie has himself supplemented the edict which makes the Russian language obligatory in the university  of Helsingferse, aud in the schools of the  proA*inces, with an order introducing  R-Assian coinage and directing that all old  Finnish coins shall"be returned to the  mint and removed from circulation.  now   under   the   jurisdiction   of   Elder,  Dempster <fc Co., is bidding for the  business, and Allan ite Torrance  Avere   in the  field early.    For the last couple  of days  John Torrance, jr., has been  in  Ottawa,  and it is reported the  mail  contract has  been secured by  the  Dominion   line  till  August.    The month of March  shows a  remarkable   increase  in  the amount of  Canadian produce  Avhieh  Avas  exported.  According to the monthly returns of the  Montreal    customs    house,     the     total  -amount of goods of this class Avhieh Avent  out of the country during the month just  closed Avas $1,107,024, while for the corresponding month15'of- last year the  same  exports wore $408,328.  G'a-  seemed to him to savor of an insinuation  that he had not proposed taxation Which  would ha'v'e made the go\*ei'ninent 'Unpopular. The resolution affirming the  wine and stamp duties Was then adopted  without division.  A Chance for Canadian Seaman.  Associated ProAs.  Victoria, April 13.���Collector Milne of  tlie port of Victoria has arranged the  difficulties on tho White Pass trail between the NortliAvest mounted police and  the United State*? people, and freight  will go through henceforth withovt obstruction, ft has also been decided to  allow none but British bottoms, Avith  British officers-, to cany freight on 'Canadian waters in the gold country. The  government will rigidly enforce the regulation to this effect, and to this end an  officer will shortly be sent up from here.  No American A'essels will be allOAved to  carry freight or passengers betAveen the  riA*er points on the Canadian Yukon,  Hootalinqua, Stewart and Pelly m-ers,  nor on lake Teslin or the other lakes in  Canadian territory. The masters of all  Canadian river steamers carrying oA-or  forty passengers Avill be obliged to carry  certificated mates, holding British papers.  All Avill also have to carry certificated  British engineers.  All Canadian News.  Associated Pres.s.  S. C. Miner, -president  of the  Gran by  Rubber Company, has given   $40,000  for  the endowment of a chair at the Congregational college,  Montreal.  'Mrs." Mary Delaney of Mono township,  Dufferin county, aii inmate of the Hamilton insane asylum, made a rope of her  bedding late at night, and while attempting to escape from the bedroom window,  the-rope broke and she fell thirty '-'feet'  and was killed.  Some, Gazette Announcements.  ,  . Associated Press.  Victouia, April 13.���The official  zette contains "the announcement today  that Evan E. Lloyd- of Silverton has  been appointed a notary public for British Columbia.  -The cancellation is also announced by  his honor thejieutent-governor of all appointments hitherto in force as registrars  and deputy registrars, under the County  Courts Act within the counties of Victoria, Nanaimo, Vancouver,"Westminster,  Cariboo and Yale, and the appointment  of the undermentioned persons to be  registrars and deputy registrars of the  several counties indicated : Victoria, Harvey W. JT. Combe, registrar; Arthur  Keast, deputy registrar; Nanaimo, Herbert Stanton, registrar; Union, Thomas  Fletcher; regisfh'ai'; Vancouver1,(Albert E.  J|eiLk,:registl*?fc  Stowaways Cause Trouble. ���  Associated Press.  Victoria, April 13.���Dr. R,. AV. Large,  tho Bella Bella medical missionary, who  arrived this morning on tlie Queeif City,  brings Word of a gross infraction of the  customs regulations by. an American  steainer. It Seems tliat two' Stowaways  named J. Joiies and P.jBiitler wore found  aboard the steajt-icr.j^iui'da. ton days ago,  that vessel being at> tire time en route  from Scuttle for Lynn canal ports. The  men being destitute the captain put then!  ashore at Bella. Bella and steamed' away,  Avithout entering or clearing or other  formality. The penalty to which the  Laurda is liable by lior action is the seizure of the vessel and a fine of $800. The  Laurda has achieved notoriety as a Cuba n  fi I i bister.  Alaskan Boundary Difficulty.  Associated Press.  Washington; April 13.���When the  United States government recently proposed a modus vivendi on the Alaskan  boundary, to overcome the possibility of"  a, laAvless outbreak pending a final adjustment, the British -authorities, tendered  the proposition to the Canadian oflicials  at Ottawa. The Ottawa.government has  since responded with an acceptance of  the general idea of a modus A'ivendi,  although some changes in the original,  proposals are tuggested. This must now  go to the British foreign office, after  which, if it is approved in London, the:  response "will be officially submitted here.  After a Mail Contract.  Associated Press.  Monthkai,, April 13.���There is some  interest being taken, among the rival  shipping firms -over the contracts, for  carrying the mails to Great Britain during tho summer season.   Tho Beaver line,  THE MERCHANTS BANK WAS NOT  Discriminated Against.  The Miner yesterday morning says that  the manager of the Bank of Halifax  states he Avas discriminated against when  the city called for bids for the debentures  last year, insinuating that his bank's  tender Avas known before the time set for  the opening of the tenders.  Under date of June ISth, the then  mayor advertised for sealed tenders for  tlie purchase of city debentures of the  par value of $05,000, and that tenders  Avould be receiA'ed up till 12 o'clock noon  of July 18th. Three, tenders'-were received, as foUoAvs: The Bank of Montreal,  for the whole of the debenture issue, at  98�� cents on the dollar, net; the Merchants Bank of Halifax, for. $20,000 of  the debentures, at par, less a solicitor's  fee of not more than $150 for passing  on the validity of the bylaws authorizing  the issue of the debentures; and the  Bank of British Columbia for $5000 of  the debentures, at 99�� cents on the dollar,  net. As the Bank of Montreal's tender  was the only one that complied with the  terms of the advertisement asking for  .^tenders, the debentures were sold to that  bank. The mayor reported to the council, and the council approved what he  had done.  Notwithstanding any insinuations that  may bo made by either the manager-of  the Merchants Bunk of Halifax, or lay the  editor of the Miner, the tenders received  '.Avere, all opened at the same' tinie and  "place, that is, at noon on July 18th,. 1898.  at the city office. Even iu their eagerness  _to get new business, managers of .banks  should practice what they require of  their customers', tliat is, absolute straightforwardness.  It might liot - be" out of place,  in this connection, to state - that  the predecessors of the present council  transacted all business open and above-  board. The city clerk ancl the mayor did  not assume to be the whole council, nor  did theysAvrito letters asking for tenders  for anything until authorized to doso by  a resolution passed at an open session of  the council. All tenders Avere opened at  regular meetings of the council and wene  disposedrof by the council. There Avas  no assumption of authority by chairmen  of committees. The business of the city  was transacted at open sessions of the  council, and by the council as a whole.  Special to The Tribune.  Ottawa, April 13.--It is said that sir  Charles .Hibbert Tupper will resign his  seat for Pietou, N.S. at once, and go into  provincial politics iu British Columbia.  His object is said to be to endeavor to  get control of the .provincial legislature  there, and in this way manage to swing  the Pacific province around iu favor of  the Conservative party at Ottawa, at  the next general election. Ifc is considered probable that J. 11. Turner, who sits  for one of (he Victoria seats, will resign  and that sir Hibbert will run in his  place.    Victouia, April 13.���Interviewed tonight by a Trikunk representative Sir  Hibbert Tupper said the report was absolutely untrue that he would resign his  seat in the commons. It is knoAvn that  oA'ertures of this nature have been made  to him, with promises by those making  them of some Liberal as well as Conservative support, if Tupper' Avould undertake the task of ousting "Joe" Martin,  but he is evidently not impressed with  the idea that any .prestige is to be gained  by entering provincial politics at this  stage.  EVEEY  MEMBER  IN  ATTENDANCE  Must Vote.    SsO far as could   bo learned yesterday  there Avill bp no immediate action   taken,  with respect to mayor NeOlaud's  veto of  tho resolution of the city  council, ordering the transfer of tho corporation's bank  account  from   the  Bank  of Montreal to  the Merchants Bank of Halifax. As there  is aprosiiect of oSie or  two  members" of  the council: being away Avithin   the  noxfc  few days, it is likely that tlie matter Avill  not bo  tukeii   up  till   the  next  regular  meeting of tiro council.    When the question coines np again there will   probably  be no ghif-kSng of tlio   votO.    Parliament"-  ary practice, according to: Bourinot, (Inos  not admit Of any such thing.    According  to this authority, if a member who  has  heard the question put does not vote, and  the attention of the  presidfiiR  officer  is  directed to. the 'fact, the presiding  officer  is required' to call  upon  the  member to  vote and his name   will   be recorded  accordingly.    That  this  rule  Avas  at one  time invoked by sir  John   Macdonald, in  the commons, is evident from a foot note  in Bourinot, in   which   the  late   premier  cited a case whichi occurred in the British  house of commons, in 1881, in wliich several members who refused to-divide when  called upon to do so by tlie speaker were  suspended.     This   would    .seemingly  do  away with the contention that a. member  not voting should be   counted  either in  the  aflirmative. or   in   the   negative, although   the    practice   obtains    in   some  bodies.   White and Comstock Nominated.  Special to The Tribune.  BuoCKViu.K, April 13.���The nominations for the vacancy in the commons  were held today. W. IT. Comstock, Liberal and Peter White, Conservative, were  nominated. Separate meetings were held  a fter the nominations, and tonight ministers Sifton and Fraser addressed a mass  meeting.  BUILDING TBADE FAIRLY ACTIVE  in Nelson.  The building trade is livelier in Nelson  than it has CArer been before at this  season of the year, and the cost of building promises to be higher than it .'was'  last year. At the present time there are  over thirty buildings in course of erection, and there are close upon as many  more upon Avhieh a start Avill be "made  Avithin the next feAv days. The majority  of the buildings iioav going up are dwellings.  W. Gillett yesterday commenced Avork  on the erection of a five-room cottage for  W. W. Beer, on the loAver end of the lots  at the northeast corner of Silica and  Uendryx streets, and tenders for an  eight-room' residence on the Silica street  end of the same lots will be opened today  by I-Gwart <fc Carrie.  On Victoria street J. II. Matheson Avill  erect a tAVo-storey, nine-room cottage,  Avhicli will cost between $1500 and $2000.  Tenders have been opened for the work  and a start will be made this Aveek.  On Front street, facing the park, C.  Jisckowic/. is erecting a neat four-room  cottage, Avhieh will be put up for rent.  W.A.  Macdonald  has  had   the  plans  prepared   for a  handsome  residence on  the   corner   of   Stanley and  Carbonate  streets, Avhieh will cost in   the  neighbor-'  hood of $3500, and tenders Avill  be called  for the same within tho next few days. "  On Hall street the frame is up for the  addition Avhieh II. D. Ashcroft is making-  .to his  premises. ' The  buildiug  will  be  21x50. feet.   The ground floor Avill be used  as an ofiice and .woodworker's shop, arid-  the second floor will be fitted up as liA'iiig  rooms.   _,   *.  The two story residence  being put up  for David McKay at the corner of-Vernon .  and   Kootenay*. streets,   is   approaching,  completion:  John Houston is asking for plans for a  one-story and basement building on the  northeast corner of Baker and Josephine  streets.  Besides these, Mr. Jarvis is erecting a  residence on Carbonate, -near Hall; a  double tenement is being erected at the  corner of Mill and Hall; the foundation  was laid yesterday for a residence at the  corner of Latimer and Josephine; and a  cottage is Hearing completion on Mill  near Hendry.  The Weekly Expenses of ;��  Kcw people. rOalize t]iO expenses incident to the publication Of a daily papOr  in even so ��� small a'town as Nelson. Last  Aveek TliK Ti'MnJmi paid out:  ,.5848 55'  .. 3.7, oo  .. -ib Ob  .. CO TOO  .. r35 Oi)  .. 7 50  .. 15 ft)  For wiiksm. ���.... .....   For ,eorres|ion'letlcc.��,..,  ,   For nss;ocIiilc(l' uresis lsjpprt>( ,   Fbrspeciftl telc&ramB, ....  ,....   Forpnpor.. .. ��� ��. ���   For. fuel Mid Iitflit...      ���..��.  For '-en t nl'Kl I IxSideiitill expenses   Total ,..:............��� JfMi.OjS  Tlirc Tiirjujxi"; pays good   wages, uses  good paper, and. gets ail tlie news prociir-.  able.   No appeals lui-v-e been made lor patronage, but legitimate ofl'oi'ts are made  to get it and keep it after It is got.    Still  there ai'e people Wh0 do   not  know that  the man Who ovOrsees   the overdraft column is the hardest worked  man op the  staff. __________  Gladstone Made a Whip.  Associated l*re*is.  London, April 1.3.���-Hon. Herbert Gladstone, son of the late W. K. -Gladstone,  and member of parliament for the, west  division of Leeds, has accepted the position of chief whip of the Liberal opposition, in succession to Thomas Edward  Kllis, member of parliament for Merionethshire, who died on April 5th.  Sutherland's Seat Vacant.  Special to The Tribune.  Ottawa, April ,1.3.���In thesenate today  a motion Avas passed declaring vacant  the seat of senator Sutherland of. Winnipeg, who has boon unable to attend to  his duties for the past three years.  Sloane to Bide Desmond.  Associated Press.  London, April 13.���Tod Sloane has  been engaged to ride Lord Dunraveh's  colt, Desmond, in the Derby. Desmond  is a three year old black colt by St. Simon,  out of Lunbesse de .luare. THE TRIBUTE:  NELSON,  B.C., FRIDAY, APRIL  il,  \m.  n  iress ii  To clear a few lines at hair  half thft  10  usual  price, all  in  dress lengths of 7 yards each, no two pieces alike  8 pieces figured dress goods at 40 cents, regular price, 75 cents  7 pieces figured dress goods at 65  cents, regular price, $1.25  10 pieces figured dress goods at $1, regular price, $1.75  The balance of our spring capes and jackets at wholesale price  Baker Street,  NELSON  IM L  c  356 F  n  AND MORE COMING  English and Canadian make of Bamboo (whole and split)  Steel, Lanccwood and Greenheart. The largest assortment  in  Kootenay.     Mail orders promptly attended to.  e  Baker Street, Nelson.  Hats  and  Ties  We have a very fine assortment of knots, 4-  in-hand, ancl bows from 25 cents up. Wash ties  15 cents or two. for'25 cents.  Genuine tartan ties in the following: Campbell, Stewart, Frazer, Gordon, McKenzie, and  Black watch.  .,  A large stock: of Soft and Stiff Hats and Fedoras  Jolm B. Stetson Hats, Christy's, London and other leading: maker's goods  (���(.Jinpari.soiis, Newfoundland failures are  iufludi'd with those of the provinces.  But when the classification is examined  ���there is found' practically the whole  nianui'actiifiii,^- inci-ense in live classes.  A single 'failure in iron for $1,150,(100 accounts, for much over half the increase,  and during' the first (juarter in four years  no such a,n*grebate has appeared' for all  the Canadian failures in any class. Then  nineteen clothinu; failures add .$ I08,.>i5  against $7()."i!7 last year, and even in  lS!)(i she amount was hut .*���* 1 .")S.."liS. A  sin.nlc failure in brick manufacture covers $21:"i. I I::, -'Kainst $:jl(!0 in the whole  class last year, and only $:!'>.000 in IN!I7.  The fourteen leather la ilures cover $1S I,-  _70. a.iiainrft !>}(>.iilO last, year, though iu  I.SOli the amount was $I2!),(><)<). These  four classi's of manufacture tell nearly  the whole story, though in the miscellaneous class also an increase of about  ijiSW.OOO over last year appears. Tho general tenor of the returns from all clashes,  and from the-trading classes justifies the  conclusion that the increase this year is  due, not to causes all'eeting alike the  business of the various branches or sections, but to difficulties in the four kinds  of manufacture specified.  (yil&; far- <2?- _*:��� -as- ��� �����?��� *  r=>^js��. ;^.p3^(��3^ crl^^. g^. ��=��.c=t'  _ ^���^'^'^'^���,^'p2.^Sit^'^.r?.t^CJ.t^.p3.^.t-3.^.p3.eg.p3,^.^.p3.��3.r3.^,t:3.(^.^  %M^i  m  fat  US  i^M  3��-J9^-'l!  Sign of the Big- Red Hat  P. O. Box 103, Nelson, B. C.  ��  ��to CKrtbmte*  Daily Edition*   AVkkkly Edition..     Kiust Ykak, NTo. 8(1  ...Si:vk.s-tii Ykak, No. 21  THE DAILY TRIBUNE is published every morning  (except IVIoiicUiv), and will lje mailed to subscriber.*  in Canada or the Uniied Suites for ?.i a year, and lo  subscribers in Great Britain for ��8 a year; or it will  be delivered to subscribers in Nelson for.,25 cents a  week, ��1 a montli, .?2.jU for three months, $5 for six  - months, or ��10 for one year.   Payable in advance..  THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE is published every Wednesday and Saturday, and will be mailed lo subscribers  anywhere for ��2 a year, payable in advance.  REGULAR ADVERTISEMENTS priiiled in both the  daily and weekly editions for SI per inch per month. ;  LOCAL OR READING MATTER NOTICEsSo"cents a-;.  line for each insertion. rj     * ^^..^"..dl���,8?j4��H  JOB PRINTING at fair rates.    Accounts fo^jptyprintv'  ing and advertising are payable on thefirst^gf o\?er.yp  month.   Add-e-s���   * f.wSC^T1  THE TRIBUNE. NeIsbn8��.,B|Gh4s  On Wednesday tlie  Canadian1**_*tacjfiej  telegraphed all the morning clad^*|i5a*ibnBr'^;  in  Canada   that  the JjoartL of=t^a&l&���o;  Vancouver  had   decided  to renyaihlim&i,-;.  ti'al   on.-the" .Boundary   Crebk;^fail\\*-iy';  question.    This is   in   keeping Hy��ijf|l'i. tfildf  methods used by the. same eonipalvj-f^ajSt^  year.  ,No single telegram sent la^&y&uC;  or so far this year, by that  cbi%-4*i|\|f p)h  that question Avas the  whole 'tiaiiih, aiiiP  nothing but the truth.    I'Youi   r'^^rts'.Qfv  the meeting of the   Vancouver 33_t*r^vtl pf  Trade, published in the NeNVH-Afefilsiusjeii;  a -paper''that, is  not  unfriendly^ 'fdftjhe  - Canadian .Pacific, it appears thafJ!tlie*fyl- ,  lowing resolution was offered by colonel  Wai'ren, and aftoi'Avards referred, to the  -raihvay-aud navigation committee of thd  board for report to the full botird":  AVIiercas, a bill is now before the Dominion house for  tlie construction of a rail way from Marcus or Northport���  " desire is a site the nearest to our mines,  " Avhere the ore can have a down hill  "haul; with the least distance and con-  " sequent saving in freight; plenty of  " water, fuel and lime. There are two or  '���'three stieli places, but no decision has  "been reached."      ; '       ���  Failures Few in. Numljer.  Dun's Review, April Sth.  ���.  The   Canadian    failures   for   the  first'  V^^My^$  BPJCO RPORATED 1670.  m  m  ^  eir  ,���?,  |js����g��^|  Ml  men-  ,-*5<_  AND  Ohlldren9^  en'8  en's  and  i.Sldren'is  These makers' g'oods eare carried by  us  o  No'.better .makers, of Boots and. Shoes known  in the Kettle River valley by O. C. Corbin, without aw,  isistance; .bonus or aid of any kind from cither the s��v-  '   ,et1nJflentnior public;  i'hcrc'fortf, ltis; the opinion Of this board that such a  rallwaV would, bd beneficial tq the province, and thts  "   TJO'ard I'l.ercby strongly rccoiniliqndfi" that sucli a etiarter  ��� ��� bis granleij.  :���'.���.. TJio   t6nl]3er    of  the  mdeting Avas jn  _ .feyfjj' of the passage of the i-eso'lutions.  but aCtiof] Was del'erriid ifi order to give  ���|ne5ubdrs times to prepare speeches. The  i expeuj-ive agent of the Canadian l/ac-ilie,  ivhp was j")jf(lS(Mit, was fully prepared to,  s]"-ic'!"k, and did so at leugth; l)iit jtifiuy of  ��.]uUi>. stA:teinahts Avere doubted by those  present. The Caiiiidiau I'acific may.not  bo ajjle to keejj even 'VaiJeouver in .line.  TliH (ippoiiituieuts of mining recorder  and clerjc ill the'inining recorder's office  at Nelaoli were made on tho recommendation of the ilunie cauipaigli committee,  and on them will rest the responsibility  if the appointees do not fulfil all the re-  quirenlents uoaV expected of provincial  officials. Mr. McBeath, the mining recorder, Avill; be paid a salary of $100 a  month, and he is capable of earning it.  THJ2 Spokane RevieAv is authority for  the statement that the site for the Graves  smelter has not yet been selected.      This  smelter is the one that is credited to the  Canadian Pacific. Mr. Graves admits that  there are seA'cral places that  Avould   suit.  He says :    "We might build, for instance,  " at Midway, or somewhere on Boundary  " creek    near   Greenwood.      Again,  the  " north fork ol the Kettle river presents  "advantages.    This can also   be said   of  " the    main   Kettle   river,   near   Grand  '.-*. Forks, Columbia or Car-sou.     WJni t aa;c  Tp}tm&m,w^m^^M^m"M&  :yekv% aud- 'pMQ^Bp- "id" "iBVl. "'M tljjefeg  ifeei��.6::^_li0r,-:^fd; ��� ��� ���   " -'vTJ  r*n.-n" f   ..-    ������������.������.."*��>:��� .::-u"   = * ���'..-. '-���������".���.'  i?'(Silli?}L-- is UJi.org -Arty', end-to  the yai-ioty  on', sale at, "     ���"    . - .':.-. ..".;"������' ���'���  T]h0msim9'B^:  We have :dl tire itftwest books by wol'l-  kviDAvn authors. Our stock of fine corre-  spondoucc. - ���     .  For family trade we carry  a complete stock of Wines  c       and Liquors in wood, which  we bottle on our premises,  thus you are able to get the  y     n��iSan   "(fl fi'  n       V*W n"Dm      0 "^  ���     D0 A    n u  ^"jl       "*DDI*1     n     '    nJ   -"Ha       -  Same-ygoodsr-P���.��impoi?tea% in:  ^bottles  ||| F. J. Weston   &   Son's in children's   Bpjots and   Shoes.    F. J.  |f Weston   &  Son's  stand   at the  top.    We   handle their goods  B  B  fa  B  B  B  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  B  B  fa.  B  B'  $  B  B  fa  B  B  B  fa  fa  B"  m-  B  m  fa  fa  fa  Grey Fedoras, Brown Fedoras, Fawn Fedoras Black  Fedoras in wido brim, narrow brim, high, low, and  ���medium.'in. Fedora. Hats.. NeAV styles in Brown and  Black Derbys.  Is ai leading feature Of Our business., We  have, all the ucAVesb tints mid sli-tjpes -with  enveloijcs to luatc-h.    When  inviting  tJse our -dainty invitation note. Bo you  know avc cai;ry "At jtoiufe" C.'trds, Visiting  Curds and D.-ujce Programs.   Our stock is not  Limited  We can meet all d&��lands iu.-uie upon if,  \v(j sopply goods to the confines of British  Columbia as well as to   ;  a-nd yoii will notice by  our window display that  we are keeping up in  style. We always aini  to give our customers  the latest and best. Our  goods are unequaled because thfey are the best!  ,^i.2nU"ff'i$i'g,��i.i).'S,r  l.ljlip 7n'-���ii)M7li"'7l'  i-sit-m-  A\ "e wish lo in fi-niii t.li.pjjtoiil'loijjuii of NoIkqh Hint, wo hav to  0])cjii<;i1 ii]) a Ktriellj* lii-st-clu's luiforing otSlMbHslii'iiOnf.  in Iha store; 'fcirmurlj* ououjiiud Liy Knjoi'y & AValluy..  ���Oiiv Sldek ���)iii|)H��e.s ;tll tin; liiKWl pif.USil'irs il,i iui'iwirlort  tweurts iiikI worst'uils. and foi"Uiu inoiill) o�� April wo  will' Pte 11 at KWiiit'ly reililced pi'icug ill orricr to iiiti'oiiuou  our Kii|lurior Hi;yl,o allrt w'orknlaiisW^. 2Co fit no pay. and  satisfaotioil t'liaranlftuilj  BLAOKSIVSITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  PIANO  ORGAN  VIOLIN  GUITAR  MANDOLIN  BANJO  AUTOHARP  AOOQRDEON  VIOLIN BOW  STRINGS  or MUSIC  Oall at our Store and. we "will do the rest."  Aberdeen Blod-*,, Baker S-lreet.  J. R. Wpay &'.Cq*  SMLSOX'S  UI'-TO-UA*; ��I'Aill.OKB.  If you want a-'Jiobby Suit  WE CAN SUPPLY YOU  A LINE OF  FRENCH SUITINGS  JUST ARRIVED  AViiKfiji rcSinir'Titf promptly ulloi tlod Xo by ji fir.st-olass  wli.Oc'lAvi-ijrlit.  .SpcciiU iij'tontion'given tb all kimls of ropairinj? ami  ollsioiu Woi'k from, oulsidc poiilts.  psmm  SHOP:   Ha" ^troet, M'wdei) Bakor and Variion, "Nolsdn  aonsrasTDBOTiOnsT'S:  AND ALL O'I'HRli. I'J.D.AIJUXa  DOXK BV  Canada Drug and Book Co.,  LIMITED.  ��� " '��� 'Corner. Bukei; and Stanley Strcots,: Nelson.  INSPECTION OF STOCK INVITED  Mrs.    E.   McLaughlin  JOSKPHINK STRKKT, NELSON  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co.  PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY  ALL ORDERS  Charles   St.   Barbe,   Agent.  BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON  DRAYING and  Bus meets, a!) trjiins arid boats.  Special attention given the transfer of bag-gage. Office- and stables  on_ Vcrnorj street, opposite The  Tribune oLfice.    Telephone Ho.- 35.  0   iff s_?0  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  AGKNTS Von  The Imperial. Oil Co.    Staitdard OJI Co.  Washiiigton Brick ar*d Lirr-e Go.  The H. W.. NlcNieSl Co., Ltd.* Canadian An,tljra  cite Goal (Hard)  Opera House JJloclc, Nel-:on.  It you waul, n nobby suit or a stylish pair  of pants for .spring woar call at rooinn .*> and  !l C'leiiients block. I will show you pome  nico cloth and samples, and will send same  to your olllce or room wliero your measure  can bo 1 'ukon. AVill fit you as you Were  never fitted before.  LADIES' TAILOR MADK SUITS  ���   '   .       ��� A SPECIALTY  er|Sj  lie  or  SAWMILL v  FOR SA'Ll'i-iCJn easy I eriiH a small sawmill, planer and'  sliitih'Io mill.    Address "Sawmill,"Tribune ollice,  Nelson, U. C. .  EXPRESS and BRAYING  Having purchased tho express and draying  business of J. AV*. Cowan, wo aro prepared  to do all kinds of work in this line, and solicit tlio patronage of the people Of Nelson.  Orders left at, JJ. "McArthur & Co's store,  .nunhwest corner Baker and Ward streets,  will receive prompt attention.   Telephone 85  GOMER DAVIS & Co.  son  s  .MANUKAPTUKKUS. OK  _NOIN_S, BOILERS. SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OP EVERY DESCRIPTION  Repairs promptly attended to,       P. O. Box 173.  Dealers in,  inn  Ft REISTERER & CO.  '   BRKWKRS. AND BOTTLERS OK  ine- Lager Beer,  Ale and Porter  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  Application tor Liquor Lieense.  Notice is hereby given Unit 1. the undersigned, Austin  II. Clements, intend at ihetirst sitting of the board of  licensing commissioners of tho C'iiy of Nelson, to bo held  thirty (Sil) duys ai'ter.the publication of this notice, to apply for a retail liquor saloon license for the premises  known as the corner store of the Odd Fellows building,  on lot number one (1) in block (12), being situated on tlie  southeast corner of linker and Kootenay streets in the  West ward of the said City of Nolson.'  AUSTIN. II. CLEMENTS.  Dated, tliis 15th day of March, A.D. 1SU0.  S%2,tfV,%V THE  TRIBUNE:  KELSON", B.C., FRIDAY, APRIL  U,  1899.
Capital,
Best,
all paid
up,     -
$12,000,000
6,000,000
I/1HI) STIl.VTirCO.N'A AND
'Ion. OWO. A. DRUMMOND,
W,   H. <*l,OU.ST()N	
M.T,
KOYAL. President
 Vice-President
. ..Hei-eral Manager
:rsn_LSOT>r *3E.-a.:estoi-_
rV. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.
     UKANOHIW IN     	
LONDON   (Entflanri),   N13W YORK   CHICAGO
and iu tlio principal cities in O.tiada.
liny and soil Sterling Kxoiiange and Oablo Transfers
QUANT COMMKIU'IAI. AND *i'!UVKJ.I-BltS' CUK1MTS.
available in any par! of the world.
r>UAF"rs iss'ukd : cor.i.KCTiONS mark; ktc.
Ljk
Is now prepared to issue Drafts and Letters
ot Credit on Skaguay, U. S., Atlir*, B. C, and
Dawson City, Yu^o**- District.
partner returns tlie adversaries' sulfc-
"'.vlietlier il; is because he "wants to esttil),
lisli i(; in his own hand, or to get you to
force him with it, or simply to place the
lead to his adv-uitage? .Just study up
on these points a litt;le and then set
against their fcrick-Avinning possibilities
half a down of the best conventions yon
ca 11
end
find
, and see how you come out a I the
ic month.
was only about one*;
the trump signal g
used the   call iu a
desire to have the
vided   it was   not
trumps,  the  club
SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.
CUKRRNT RATE OF INTKRKST i'ATO
WHIST   NOT   A   GAME   TO   BB
- Played by Machinery.
The game of whisb has passed through
many transition periods in its day, but it
now seems on tlie eve of what may prove
the most important of all, the change
from tlie mecha.nical routine of system to
the freedom of art.   .
There are some people who believe that
watches made by machinery tire the best,
because when once we have a- first-class
pattern. Ave can' keep on duplicating it
forever. Avhile those made by hand are
each of them an experiment in itself.
There are persons who prefer a lithograph reproduction of a great painting
to au original canvas from the hand of a
less famous artist. There are tho»e who
think it better to copy bhe design of an
approved specimen of archiiecure
than to adopt the suggestions tit", an
original designer. On tlie same principle,
there are those who think that if the experts have decided upon a first-class sys-
- torn Avhieh covers all the essential points
of a game of whist, the safest course is to
follow (hat system1, playing hand after
hand according to the pattern before
them, just as a carver turns out egg
moulding by the yard.
Whist is not a science, however nearly
■it may approach one.     Neither can it bo
piayedrby, machinery, however accurate
,and Avell ■ tesied the   tools.    The game is
-l peculiarly an aH.'and it recftiiresnii artist
■ to get out of it ils.full possibilities.    The
curstrof the  modern' player- has been Jiis
attempts to   play .whist  liy.* machinery
and   to use   conventions,  as his   patterns
and   guides.    J5vrery  possible  twist  that
can be yivon   to thp cards litis been   used
for  -omc   purpose  or other.    The high-
card   leads  have   been 'varied   time and
-again to  show trump strength or   weakness,    the  low-card    leads   to  show   the
weakness of   the suit itself or Ihe posses-
.. .sion. of .reentries iy othei
in twenty deals that
aiiied anything. Tliey
n'd suit, to indicate n
other i-ril suit led, pro--
the trump. If it.was
'was tlie suit wanted.
On the same principle, they tried calling
in a black suit to indicate a desire to
have the other black suit led if it was not
trumps. If it was trumps, they wanted
hearts led. At first they thought-this a
very fine thing, but after trying it one
way ami shifting it to another until all
the  possible combinations  of suits   that'
icr
his
against his
her pent-up
been exhausted,
k> thing as good
Midi Clonal source
suits.     Interior
elltfe'htikli- liefin %v|f*e^.t0 "Carl .^ii/oiigiB
Vf'hlc]noi;S-"tiMi!etl, "to ' levity pv "Q&cliite a
. ,idttc\ugygsnip.yto shOuT. nothing Ijjg.h&r iii
folie sxdt .thajn "tlie ia'ck,n^'i;„to pjsQA^nit the
=;'°pi.j.?tjiciuj:i-oi.i> iei^ihgfJA'pntps. V Some* ])$>
° ;sffli% iinii-vjne   these things.'fe*b.e of such
- hirpnaist^iii',e"tha;t- 't|i:e;y-"saiD-io-t'pTny' wliisi;,
:„ ;wi°tliolit" tlieni",° AYJjile 'Dl»„liej_-'aire<<?.onih\n-
ally. on-t'he--.\iyxiOijs ,sefitn for'fea-i'  they-
:.{iave adopted soma jsojvVentlon tOl>he ex*
elusion   Of   u.iiothe,*." \vh,ich   niiglit have
pi'Oy'ed niore t^ofuh
The inevitable end of all purely C-on-
Veiib'iou'al pla:y is (lishonesty. ThepTaym'
=fit*sC^~deWn^
deceive his adversary!, He exyori'inent-s
Avith aoiiie: con ven bioil which seems to be
a trick winner and Ilatters Jijlnself that
he is a better phi.v'er loecause he has won
. more tricks sbifce lie adopted it. Then ho
finds-it does not work so well if it is fully
oxphuned to the adversaries, so he d:o«s
not sa,y ai'iythihg about it unless they
fpiestiOn him closely. Tliat these private
Uuderst'tnilings between partners sire'
very yonuuyi} js evident, froni thy fact
that the.yare continua'liy coming to the
slti'face Hi lulexpected wtiys. One fve-
quoiitly hears a player say to Ills partner
as they tire 'leaving the table alitor a
hund, "I' sliowerl you an honor iu clubs,
why did you notgjve .me the .suit:-*-'" Tho
.pair against whom the hand is played
lo.ryicat each other and wonder Avhat now
'.^ystelh they havo beiiti up against.
■! Jn a, recent tournament in New England, a pair came up to a. table, at whieh
they were asked for some details of their
system. At first they denied having any
system in particular, but upon being
asked the direct question if they used tlie
rotary discard,, they said they did. The
order of the suits or its variations they
declined to give, upon which their adversaries very properly declined to play
against them. The rotaries then concluded to consult Avith the other members
of their team, and presently returned
•with tlie statement Unit as they did not
care to disclose their system they would
nofplay it on that occasion. Their adversaries very properly refused to play
against them at all, system or no system,
it being evident that had they not been
questioned they would have used their,
'private signals without saying a. word
about it.
Of what   use it re till these tilings after
ally    There are a pair in New .York who
thought that the trump  signal  was  too
•good   a  thing   to   waste  on   (railing   for
trumps,  because  they observed that  it
could be asked for had
"they abandoned tlie avIk
for nothing, and only an
of Avorry and annoyance.
It is certainly astonishing' that our
good players cannot see tlie extent to
which they degrade themselves by insisting uponcthe -necessity of conventional
signals, in) matter what the result, s<3
tar as the score is concerned, there is no
feast of reason 'anil flow of soul in such a.
game, and one cannot help rising from
the table with a bad taste in bis mouth
after six or seven courses of private signals. Avhicli are intended as a substitute
for brains.
Why do not our con volitional players
keep a, notebook and jot doAVii the number of tricks .they gain by the use of certain conventions, and in another put
doAvn down the number the"*,' lose by neglecting the solid principles of the game?
Such statistics, if given out by some of
our crack pjayers. would prove very interesting reading. Suppose Beverly
.Smith were to come out, with a balance
sheet which would si ioav that he had
gained seventy-three tricks audi st .sixty-two iu 10.000 games of compass whist
while using the don't-force-me lead and
discard, and had dropped OSoO tricks in
the same time by leading from long suits
headed by single honors? Would not the'
"margin o,f eleven tricks in favor of, the
dqn"l>force-me lie'convincing, no matter
what happened to the long suits?
.Just take your pet * convention and
keep ta'b on* it for a .month 'and have
another page foi: a record of the Lricks
you lose through your ignorance of the
common-sense- principles of the game.
Do you know the conditions ihat make
the lead of long trumps a loser tun! the
lead from shori, trumps a Avinner? Oo
you know the situation;"** in wliich if
second hand cover.- your partner's lead
you must pass it? Do you know, when
'TyS)tirl paxtnpx:,]. dfeeart'lks" \"'hj"$V "ji*o(-)d;-suit„
A\-h'ich suit hp i°s. Icx<epihg id p,r;e£er6u<?e"to
i$ nnjit Vvlnj;? ■ pit '5;ou 'kyiQAy, .^slib-ir'yoj:!!-
All
Kinds
in"
stoelt
ca*i save money
chasing your
me
l!AX,t, AXD LAKE STUWETS, NKLSON1
on™
WILL DO AVELL TO
BUY THEIR -LUMBER
AT
G. 0. BUCHANAN'S
A lai'KO st.ocl-
a full line of
of  fii'sit-clnsis dry imilcrinl on liand, ulrio
susli. door.s, inoiikliiigs, Uirncd work, olc.
FACTORY WORK A
SPECIALTY
Vni'rt:   Foot oMJonrti'j'x struct, Nul.son
Teloplioiic, fll
John Rae, Agent
The First Born.
"Oh. ti'corge."  she  cried,   flinging
arms about his neck and sobbing upon
breast, "I'm so glad you've come."
•'Why dear, what's the matter?" he
asked.    •'Are you' ill?"
"No   -that is, I'm only sick tit heart."
lie drew back  and looked into her upturned face.    What   lie saw   there  made
him tremble from head to foot.
"The baby." he cried. Where is out-
darling? Don't tell ino thn(-anything has
happened to him."
She pressed a. wet cheek
new vest and gave vent to
feelings.
The strong young-man was completely
unnerved. A wild look ca-me into his
eyes, and he gazed .around, in search of
some evidence of the a/wful .thing that
had happened. -
"Veronica.," he hoarsely whispered, "do
not keep me in suspense. I. am not equal
to it.    What has befallen our child?"
His manner frightened her. In an instant she became self-possessed.
Ah, woman is, after aii, tlie stronger
character when trouble'comes. She may
• worry over'small things, aiid may weep
over   trifles,   but  Avhen   great afflictions
Charles A, Waterman & Co.
CUSTOMS BROKERS
AUCTIONEERS
come she is the one upon whom man must
lean for comfort.
"Be calm, (ieorge." she implored, "for
my sake be calm."
"Oh." he groaned, "I have been depressed all day. 1. have felt ever since i
left you this morning that some dreadful
things was going to happen,
dear little one put his arms
neck and smiled at me. as
When the
around my
it me, its I was about, to
seemed to say to me'^hat I
to grief. But what is it?
cannot linger in doubt'.,
was   it.    Ami   how  did  it
SEAL ESTATE and GENERAL AGENTS
Baker Street, Nelson
FIRST DOOIl WKST J1AXK B. U. nUILDIXfi.
T 17
T
MINING BROKER
AND '
REAL ESTATE AGENT-
. Turner Si Rocclcli block, Nuhon. 11. ('.
Ke-
Money to loan foi' building purposes.
."■Mining shares* for sale.T '        .*-,*■
Dundee, Monarch, Ut.ica, Fairmont; also
public and Camp KcKin-ney stocks.
Investment  oi' a few  hundred  dollars  may
make you thousands.
.Lots ior sale in all parts of the city.
Houses to rent.
go, soinethiii}4
would   return
Tell    me.      I
Whose   fault
ha |i| ion?"
•'!t was nobody's fault, t.'oori**e,'' she replied ;'"I swear to you that it could not
have been helped."
lie sank into a chair, buried his face in
his hands, and shook with suppressed
emotion.
"It was just before luncheon time," she
■went on. "I had to go down to the
kitchen for something', and I left him
playing on the sitting-room , floor, upstairs."
"Yes, yes," the stricken man wailed;
"go on."
"I can't, I can't.'' she ansAvered, beginning to cry again.;- "It is too dreadful.
(Jeorge, do you know what I; found Avhen
I returned?"
He only shook his head. lie could not
spealc.
"The dear little follow had crawled out
of the room, into the hall, and was peeping over the stairs. If I had been a-minute later he must have fallen down."
George  Dallington   looked   up  at her,
and after a. moment's, silence, demanded:
"Where is he now?"*
"Asleep   in his   crib,   the   dear,  little
sweet.";
Then the fluttered young father went
out iind relieved himself by kicking a leg
off the kitchen table.
WIIOI.K.SAI.K   AND    KKTA1L
eat Merchants
Wholesale Markets at kelson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.
RETAIL  STORES  AT
Nel
son,
Trail, Ymir, Kaslo,
City,  Grand  Forks,
New Denver,  Sandon, Silverton, Cascade
Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.
ORDERS BY MAIL
PROMPTLY FORWARDED
Head Office, Nelson, B.C.
est Kootenay Butcher Co.
ALLJINDlSjJFJ^
WHOLESALE ANDjRETAJL"
FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON
Baker street,jeison E. C. TRAVES, Manager
OUDKltS BY MAIL UKCK1VK CA I! K !•* UL AND PKOMPT A'i TKNTION.
0ND0N AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ltd.
HEAD  OFFICE,   LONDON,   ENGLAND.
All
mim & TREGILL0S
PROPRIKTOUS
Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors
TIIK "BEST miAXlJS OP
is
31
CANADA   LIFE ASSURANCE  CO.
FOR SAI,K.
T-IlPoin Iidii-c ou Ciu'bon.itostrcel	
5-Itomn lioii-coii-JiilKi-uet 	
"i lots, on ('ni'ljniinto r-lreot • ■.
Alois oil, Hall .sli-ocl..... ,„........  „.„■„..8J;.,
";,."■„ ■;" -!l?QR llhltfr.    " \
,7-tlQCim lfoussiS itnd a !SifOQnln lidn^u ffn,
- b'oi!SttU.M,i;utiG     "..   "
Ollioc iif AlJBUtWoiV blook,1"13akpj-St,, >*clsoo
S-.'."j(i()
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FlftE INSURANCE, MEAL.ESTATE
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ALWAYS ON HAM)
communications relating to  British  Columbia  business to be addressed t'1o[ P. O.' Drawer
„.       ^ "505, Nelson,'British Columbia
RODERICK ROBERTSON, General Manager**,   •»■,-,   o/-Mii     r>   r\
S FOWLER, E.M., Mining Engineer '   INtLoUIN,    D. O.
One of the best
ular hotels
and most
jn Nelson.
pop.-
liAKi^s'rftKion NKLgqx,
„ !lL]gihiJe'dV,^'y»v5'!en©ff.icity.
Two'tots lyld llou.sts with, fou.i'tcdtt rooftis qh Silica
Street-, botweun JJos-JijlviilcniUlHiill'Streotsi; Tunns
. gliiflj) fash, bitlailGU to bom'r^gti^j_L1jyLLL±A._!L... .g.'i,uOQ
TSr»i)niiOiisg« oji  tatiiiicr s?trectV ficar .Tosoplijne
struct.   Terms 5Sl)0ciii'li... iKililiifeo un inorlg.-igo...  1,000
Lot and store on Ualccr sti'oel...   Good location   S.IKiO
Lot on Hukersti'tfiit, near' corner of Cedar t>tvQul.
SOD
The Hrit'if.Ji C'oluml>ia Loon ini'd .^nviiias Comrmny,
whopivc live most ron«niuilile lo.i ms tn liorroWel's, allow-
insr nrin.-iiml fo bo ]i;iiil ull'at n.iiy lime u'ithOut <ilijirtfi"«
iiny bonus.
GAMBLE &  O'REILLY, Agents.
This uiui'i-rstemxl \Vlll sel! Uio, followilij; fen I. estate
and iJersoiral jirppurly at a lKir^ain:
Nine-room house and ten lot* seooufc tn orchard
l^our-rooin cottag6 and live lotsi
Two lots and impi'pveinents.
"fifty-two head of Cows.
Fil'ty milk eaiiHi
Two horsess.
Wagons, sletghs,  harness, and  everything in
connection with Hurry's milk ranch.
-XAT-A.EI3 BEOS.
IIJ-'AL KSTATK AGKNTS, West; Baker St.. Nelson
^goo: Win
__. .. ,     buy 24 homes, 12 wagons, 2
><Jsj\J\J wagonettes, i bxiggy, 10 sets of
sleighs, and a complete outfit oi' harness, saddles, blankets, etc., and a going business of
$30,000 a year.   Terms.
tfeQEiOfl Will buy two lots and improve-
ipoyUv ments ori north side of Vernon
street, between Ward and Josephine streets.
Terms.
d^CCAA Will buy 30 by 120 feet on tlie
ip*2!iJ\JyJ south side of Baker street, between Stanley and Kootenay streets.   Cash.
$4 O f\ A A   Will buy 50 by 120 feet on the
X.\J^yj^J\J   northeast corner of Baker and
Josephine streets.   Gash.   JOHN HOUSTON.
P. O. Box 57 Vernon street. Nelson
TO CONTRACTORS.
'fenders will he received by the undersigned, for tlio
various works retu'i.isilo in the erection of a,lwnlc .nt Nel
son, in pressed
Juni
or
arehi-
brick and terra, eotf.a. for the I
"Unntreiil.
Plain unci specifications liy l'\  M.  Uattenbu>-y
tcol, Vicloria, fan'bc seen at my nlllee. ■
.   Tirndei'sio ho senL in  on or before April »)tli.   Tlio
lowest or .aiiv lender not necessaiily accepted.
A; K. riODCJINS. Architect.   ..
;. .■ '  Ullleq: ' West Uaker streei. Nelson. H'. C. .
~ STONE   MASON
WANTKl) to build about, ,W feet of retainini,' wall by
,   conl.raut.   .Jolm Houston. Vernon .street. Nelson.  -
Largo  cohifortAblc  bedrooftis (ind  ilrsfcclafts
room.   Sample rgojns for coiniiiei'Cial iifen.
diliiijg
mrEr Cr^Of^BKEr Prop*
I.ilto of the Royal Hotel,
J
Calgary,
that your Royal Seal Cigars
ARE NOT EASTERN IMITATIONS
*      HUT ARK AlA'DF. BY ^      - '   '
THE KOOTENAY'jCIfiAB ffiANUPACTURINfi COMPANY
', *  - o:f ."isrELSoasr;, *b. c     -    "    ,
Your House Needs Refurnishing'
C'Ornei* bf;Bnkj;T luid. Want streets?
NfKJAQX. 11. G.
pthur ■"& Co.- .*.
Gail; supply you with all kinds of -
% Carpets and Linoleum
B;easonable prices
UNDERTAKING IN CONNECTION
Frail and BFMttenlal Trees!
TENDERS   WANTED
FOR   REAL  ESTATE
r[. D. HUME, Manager.
The finest 'hotel (it Ihe interior.
Large Stiinlile rooms.   St.cam'hcataiHl wlcpl.ric Htfht.
COI'NKH OFW'Aitl) AXD VKIlNON ST.".. NKLSON
aaaen Mouse
BAICICK AND VVAIil) STltl^'H'S, NKLSON
'J'lie only hotel in Nolson that litis remained under one
management, since 189(1.
The  bed-roomd  arc  well  fm-iiiwlird   and   lighted  by
eicctrioity.
The ilining-room is not seconil to any in Kootenay.
The bar is always stocked by tile best domestic and
imported, liquors" and cigars.
THOMAS MADDKN, Propriot'ir.
FLORENCE PARK  HOT!
Two and a half mile;
up the Outlet from Nelson.
CQPfiT li I WTJ?Q .     sPrinS ch'Gkens,> Fres,1 Cream.
OrliliAuIiJuO,     puro Milk, Fresh-Laid Eggs.
All of which are from the ranch belonging to (lie hotel
A pleasant, place lo spend afternoons, evenings: nnd
cnjiiy delicacies that cannot be obtained in hot els or
restaurants at. .Nelson. Good si aiding. Open day and
night.   Can be reached bv cither road or water.
WILLIAM. iUJUKl.t'l'ri. Proprietor.
Large and well lighted [rented by hot air
Keasonable rates    . Sample rooms
Klcctric hells and light in crery room
Renovated and refurnished throughout.   '.
HOTEL 'VICTORSA '■"
.1. V. I'KItKS, I'roprietor
Krcc bus nieot.4 all trains RpVpl<iifll(P    B   R
Hourly street air to station neveOXUMJ,  D. U.
Bulbs, "Jii!>.se.s, Hollies, TiliodOflctHlroiiS,
I^iji^Y TSvArgnCotis, fit*. 'J'liousiuids tu'tt
gj-ovvnig on my wu grounds. Alost
c!0)nj)l,etfs ntuck jn tli« |iioviiice. betw
.•ii|fl' 1w.'(r ^upplit's, u^'ri'JiiHtii'ftl ini}*lf'-
uifthLs, S^rify pti-ln'p.s, itud Cut llowors.
ftw ontiiloi'uu now rp.'idy.
CM Westlfliiwtcr Hoad, Vitiiflftirver, H. C.
IBlffiH' -COLUMBIA POTTERY DO., Ltd
.MAN*i'|.'icn;uivita ok
p.*"-Ksaicn utiicif.s    kihic mticlvs    fuucclay
vri'ltii;*iKi) sal'I' (iXAy.m sKWKft i-in-S  '
All kind's of sanitary fillings, agricultural drain I lie,
(lower pots, terra col In, clilin.ncy pipe and Hue lining,
chimney lops, tiro brick, fire clay, all kinds of tire clay
goods, assnyew* furnaces etc., niilde to order.
TojiiIci'!* will be recchfcil by tlio undersigmSd until 12 „
ox-loiik Jifloii fiji: .Safurday, Ahrit iiind, HgyA.'fpVJlie pur
chase of th" CblSbwJyg dcKcribed rg'at. estate! Sitiilite in "
Nelson:
•wcnli'-t\vpnnd,jf half ft-et. pf Lots, it, AIM ;i (Hio6k 7,
"-*■"■     **  Slhi
v.-iilj i-hvprowmejifs, naw r^yiiig, fari^'l-ier 'i tni
I   ...     I    lll..r.l,   f!      ..,l,P,..li    ...   ...>„., ...I   1........A   t'.^„ ^'Jffl;,flfli.
.t'ise
a nirinf lily Tontnl of
Lot I HloekU. which i# grou nil leased tonS.'W iSiSi1 inofit Iiv "■
Tlio lease has one *ea.f to ruiX-aud  tl\e™ le.-Sseb shiii>„tiip =
opiion nf renewal f*or t Wo yciirs at
sju.  ■ ■ .......    .........
"Terms cash,   Tlie li'glnjst or jUf>' teiidoriiOb ffcceSs'arilj*
HcecpftMl. „ A. 3. MAltlv*.
A<lniiPistrn(ttr estat"c,lCliJ»-i'lf.snV'(in,1Ness, ilecpjusjjd.
NeVoii. April 8th; l^'il,
fENDERS   WANTED
REAL
Ornamental   Garden  Border Tiles,
Cement, plaster of paris, lime, and all
ornamental plaster work.
Vases,   Etc.
kinds of
8STAUBAMT.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT
The only restaurant in the city
employing* only white cooks.
Merchants' lunch from 12 to 2
o'clock, 25 cents. Dinner from 5
to 8.     Short orders   at.  all   hours.
STEINWAY
The  Standard
of the World.
Piano
NORDHEIMER
'I'endcis" Will Tie received by'the iinderSigiiCd nnlil 12
o'clock noyn oil "Nloudny, May IsClSBil. for the purehnse
of the following described real Cstnte situate in Nelson :
Lots 7 mid S Woek 10 and iiiiprovomenUS (the Silver
King Hotel), together with furtiiiiire nnd'■ llxtufes in the
building.,
Terms cash. Tlio highest or any tender (Jot necessarily
accepted. CAROL-INtf THELl'N,
Administratrix estate .lohn Jolinson, deceased.
Nelson, H. C, April Kith. 184)0.	
Tenders Wanted for Real Estate
Tenders will be received by tbe undersigned until ]2
o'clock noon on Saturday. April 15th, ISilil, for the purchase of the following described real oatate:
LOT 24  BLOCK 60
and improvements thereon, situate at tlie northeast corner of flull and Lake streets, Nelson. Terms cash. The
highest, oranv tender not necessarily accepted.
A. J. MAftKS.
Administrator estate of Charles Van Ness, ficceased.
Nelson. April :ird, 1S9Q.
Nolson Eleetrie Light Company, Limited
NOTICE
iigainst
to
The Artistic
Canada.
Piano of
the
the
the
ABT AND MUSIC CO., Nelson, Agents.
AH persons   huving   accounts
company will   present   them at  once
manager,   and   all   persons   indebted   to
company are rei-uired to settle the same im
mediately.   JOHN HOUSTON, Manager.
.    Nelson, March lQth,  1899. THE TMBDNE:  KELSOK, B.C.,  FRIDAY, APRIL U,  1899.  Spring Medicines  and Blood Purifiers  WE HAVE  A  LARG-E   STOCK OF THE FOLLOWING  WELL KNOWN AND EXCELLENT REMEDIES:  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  Lyman's Beef Iron and Wine     Paine's Celery Compound  Spring's Sarsaparilla     Hood's Sarsaparilla  gyre's Sarsaparilla  Kennedy's IV|edical Discovery    Pierce's IV|edical Discovery  AND ALL TIIK OTHKU LEADING PREPARATIONS  THESE   GOODS   ARE   ALL   FRESH,   HAVING   JUST  ARRIVED  DIRECT FROM THE  MANUFACTURES  W. F. TEETZEL & CO  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHLVE STREETS, NELSON  Neck Dressings  Ii:;-  m A. gi  , 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  THE UP-TO-DATE  FU<RNISHER, nelson  fll-W^oa.^  #��n^feDD'   S��.    un^nnrf,D4^HS^ n" D0  II.-'-:;  lis;-  i%^SS5S?S1si  Our esteemed contemporary, the Miner,  will soon remove to the second story of  the building occupied by 8. Xeeltinds on  .Baker street, "which Avill necessitate the  Economist and The Tkiruxh moving a  blofk nearer the water front.  Court Kootenay No. '-1VJS, independent  Order of Foresters, held their lirst meeting in Fraternity liall last night, at whieh  .John A. Irving Avas elected chief ranger  and ii. M. Vincent vice-chief ranger. The  court has now a membership of thirty-six  ami a number of applications under consideration for new membership.  A special meeting of the Ladies' Hospital Aid Society will be held on Saturday  afternoon at 1 o'clock in tlie lecture room  of the Presbyterian church.  I\Irs. It. Kerr left yesterday morn ing  for a two weeks' visit to JMrs. Shook of  Slocan City. On her return Mr. and  Airs. Kerr will take up their residence in  their new home on Water street, winch  Avill be completed in a, few days.  .James Mowat, a carpenter, "who for  several years lived in Nelson, and "who  left here over a year ago for the Klondike, is reported dead in Cassiar.  P. it. Stewart, of Vancouver, is in Nelson i'or the purpose of making arrangements for the building of a, cold storage  Avavehou.se to be'used by his company as  a supply depot for the. territory tributary to this city.  Au appeal has been taken in the ease  of Cordiugly Ars McArthur from the judgment of Mr. justice Martin in the interpleader action, in which it was declared  that the plaintiff, Mrs. Cordiugly, .was  entitled to the household furniture which  mis sold under an execution by sheriff  Robinson. y  The Canada Powder Company Avill commence the manufacture of dynamite  about the end of the present month. Tlie  company's works, opposite -Five-mile*'  point are iioav in readiness, and Avith the  ���arrival of material iioav on the road the^  Avork of ���manufacturing Avill commence.  E. C. Traves,-manager of the. West  Kootenay Butcher. Company, has returned from a business visit to ltath-  drum, Idaho. V  The west-bound train over the Crow's*.  Nest branch of the Canadian Pacific left  the rails yesterday afternoon while about  three miles this side of Creston, and passengers were delayed live hours in consequence. The Moyie made up some of  the lost time in tlie run from Kootenay  Lauding to this city, making the trip in  p6niijicl"��rii"^  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  TREMONT.  C. Harrington.' Forty-Nine | A. D. Slugs, Ymir.  Creole. | F. W. Loudon, Kaslo.  HUME.  W. A. Small, Vancouver.    | J. T. AIcNaiiKlil, Spokane.  JVI. Oriidy, Spokane.  (���HAND  Freil Brown, Spokane.  A. M. Koss, Spokane. I  A. W. Crittenden, Ymir.      j  \V. C. Scovil, Ymir. i  SILVER  ton,  Vnncouver.  Mrs.T. W.Kookes.Kalispel;   R.   .1.   Salisbury,    Day  L. 11. Hriggs. liiversiile, Cal.      Ohio.  **''"" I F. K. StewarL,   "  CENTRAL.  i W. (J. Cooper. Renfrew, Out  I A. Ulmrlraml, Seattle.  i James O'Brien, Seattle.  KING.  Thomas Bnilson, Outlet.  Neil   Henderson,   Bonner  Ferry.  Al. Ilauetwd. Ainsworlli.  M. C. I{il>let. Sandon.  (J. I'. MeKeii-'.ie.  ICaslo.  A. II.  llnri'isoii,   ltossland  Percy Tnrbiitt, ltossland.  Kreil AleSweeney.Ki^sland  Dan    McLean,  Glengarry,  Out.  Louis Emerson, Silver King  mine.  IMIAIK.  Valentino Hunt.   Honning-  lon Kails.  P. Irwin, Kossland.  G. .1.  Kettyle,  Kuskonook.  S. I'. Tuck, Kaslo.  MINING   RECORDS.  XKI.SON  MINIMI   DIVISION���KKL'OKIl OKI-MUK   AT   .Vl'l,SON.  Tliursilay, April Hi.���Transfers���St. .John, situate on  Granite Mouniain opposite Nelson ; .lohn Desireau lo  Phikmiano Dosircim ; consideration SHOO. Rainy Day,  Rainy Day No. 2, situate between Clearwater and Wild  llorso creeks, nine and one-half miles north-east of Ymir:  Lewis Levy to William II, Townsend, George 11. Green  and William li. Dauby, consideration ��1. An undivided  one-quarter interest in the Katie H., situate on north  fork of Salmon river; lJat Corliss to Barney Fuliey:  consideration ��100.  NELSON, B. C  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORE  GARS   .  Canton Brill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Goal  Pipes, and Fittings  Giant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, .Ranges,  Iron,  Steel,  Sheet  Iron, T-Kails  -Paints, Oils, Glass  Contractors  and Others  Who use picks, shovels, etc.,  should not fail to look at our line  of goods, which for qualities and  material cannot be beat.  rt ,; "pfflSp'fli'y.lt: "��,>. <?��  Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Silverware,  ^;^-SiBwmgi#Maehmesa'aM**Bi.cycles:-  Vancouver Hapdware Co., M  Importers of Slielf and Heavy Hardware.  MARA & BARNARD BLOCK. BAKER ST.. NELSON  "w"""^ '';M'OND&?i7to|iPRi��  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  THE LAWRENCE HARDWARE GO.  Will   be  found   in  their  new  premises  on   Baker Street  with  a  complete  stock  of  HARDWARE  Shelf and  Heavy  Heavy  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF ..MINING SUPPLIES  F0$S$fi&.  ve ftisement tomorrow.  Nelson Tent and  !��� '.''M/ae'ittM^ri-AKis-uBS-'&ra'nyBbm:::-!  .    n���    -J. <*au.b       ^i��J-n/i".f1".,rt ^B"   ��"n     m     o    oo    a o, o      0n|n    j ?   ^      Da    o_    ���  ".hu t .;-w��..;jtOi Oilai/^i- jt^aT^g- ;a; 'stocjb ��� fhat".  ITiiis  spajqfe is reserved' for the  adyerlis^meiit of  e   East End  Grocery Storfe, irt the West  block  cbrner_of: Baker^and Hall streets.   WatokJor ad  F. B. MORSE,  B. J. ROYAL.  g  JZ-XuX.   KI3ST3DS   OOF  CANVAS QOODS,  TENTS,  AWNINGS AND  FANCY STRIPED CURTAINS FOR  VERANDAHS AND WINDOWS  :;&$:��� ;��jpii'na'*^��� s.ajj-,"S45U|- *cdifle;���"��� and f ��Ee-��lc^iir"  vinped that :-0&yqi^l'ity- <df mi^ :g-q:��id$"  aijd, ,pi%e^V^e..3jighfc % .-,���/-��� , ��� -..���  '-" We "dont. raclyerti^e, any fodlisli ���bfJceS,  ���_ ��� .- ���   ��������� -..��� ���     y ��� ��� ���.     v.*1 "��� ���?.������%  hut   ottr   iiX<?tfco   is   '���^E'j.ijJ   Weight  and  ^bod Goods:!y .���',:''     , "   :  A. shipment: of first-class   apples j list  affiVed.. ��� ��� '  W. P�� IjiCKSON  B. H; H. APPIjEWHAITB  J. McPflBB  m mm co., M.  ���WHOiiBSALE   -A.3STID   I?.E!-I'Ja.IIj  ttJ&rST,    Gr��lJ^Tl<Tn   PEED,    ETC.  Write for quotations on car1 lots.  isrEaLiSoasr, b. o.  NOTICE   OF   MEETING.  AMKETING of the retail merchants of Nelson will be  held in tlie Board of Trade rooins, on Monday evening, April 17tl), to discuss the early -closing question, and  other business of importance. B j  OKUij.lt.  PEOPESSIONAL   CAEDS.  AH. HOLDICH���Analytical Chemist and Aooayer.  �� . Victoria street, Nelson.    TPWAllT & CARUfB���Architects.   Rooms 7 and 8 Ab-  ���*-J   crduun block. Raker street, Nelson. -   JT   CANE���Architecl and  artist.   Rrckcnlnll Rlock,  ���*-'������    next door to Nelson library.  w  WANTED.  ANTED���Twelve boys at $'! a week. Apply today to  Kootenay Cigar Manufacturing Company.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY AflD CONSTRUCTION C0IV|PANY  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Electric Equipments for Electric Power Triinsmission and "Lighting for Mines, Towns  Electric'.Fixtures, Lamps, Eells, Telephones, Annunciators- Etc.  p. O. Box 608. Josephine Street, Nelson, B. C.  Telephone 10.   P. Q, Box K & W.      Baker street WestV Nelson  Another- Shipraent of Fancy Groceries Has Just Arrived  lasrcsL-u-aBiisrGj  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS  OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson   Lodge,  No   23  Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. V. Hall,corner  Baker and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening nt  8 o'clock.   Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  C. FRENCH, CO. O. ROSS. K. of ,K. & 8.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. V. & A.-M.'. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  WANTED���Three good  boys  to sell  The Tribune.  Must bo able to get around by (i o'clock iii the  morning.  TTTANTED���A first-class inan lo work on indies' waists  ����     and jackets.    Stevens,  Tailor,  Rooms 5 and 9,  Clements Block.  TOE   SALE.  FOR SALE���Lots 5, 6 and T block J8, Nelson, with dwcl  iing  ' " ' "' '        "  Nelson.  Builders and contractors can now secure  the best lime on the market at  70 Gents pep 100 Lis  CALL   AND   INSPECT  house.     Price  ��1000.   No  agents,     flox  572,  A DRAYING business, well established, 3 rigs, 5  -"- horses, stable and complete outfit. Apply W. A.  Costollo, Nelson, II. C.  lost.;  T OSTr^-Lockot: oval shaped, with Masonic emblem on  "T^r0."v?. �� and ���'"onograin on other. Rewiird. Leave  at Hotel Uunie.  The West ^ootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  Baker Street.  T. Q. PROCTOR, Manager  Vienna Restaurant  Baker 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  >B.-.  HUEETJ     -PROPEIBTOB  ESTABLISHED  1879.  Twenty years old and still growing.  parson produce Qo.  WHOLESALE  PROVISION  MERCHANTS  COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSEMEN  AND JOBBERS OF .GREEN FRUITS  Camps' M&cartini and Cheese,  Beans and Sweet Potatoes  Just added another brand of tea to our already large assortment. It is impossible to buy tea from us and be dissatisfied.  We carry the choicest brands only. .  3-Star Flour is Selling' Fast  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  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. C.  DesBrisay & Go.  The Best on the Market  BBAITCHBS  VANCOUVER-A, I''. Ralph, Malinger.  DAWSON CITY���A. G. Cuiiiiingh'an, Manager.  ATLIN CITY^-J. A. b'raser. Manager.  NELSON-P. J. Russell, Manager..  Stocks carried at Victoria, Rossland, Cranbrook, Greenwood and Revelstoke.  The largest handlers of Butter and Eggs in  tbe Canadian Northwest.  Just received a carload of the Lake of the Woods Milling. Company's  celebrated Hungarian brands of Flour, which will be sold at the same  price as the   inferior  grades on the market.    Try it and   be  convinced.  Family orders a specialty and free daily delivery  Mail and telephone orders promptly attended to  Baker Street West, opposite Oddfellows' Block  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  SPECIAL ATTENTION  Have just received a consignment of Harris home  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  FEED J. SQUIBE, Baker.St. Nelson  Tho supply is limited, so call early and examine this Btock.  ry$yss, .     ... ���-.  '"���I-^s'Lj,   "   .,' ...."''  (^I-:0fiMy%:.

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