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 SALARY  TO FIT THE FAMILY
THE   SPINSTERS  PROTEST.
Special to The Tribune.
'Victoria, April 17.—Tliat there is money in the raising of a family has been
demonstrated by principal McNeill of the
public schools here, avIioso salary lias
been advanced from $00 to $100, while
two of the lady principals remain at the
former figure. Tlie aggrieved ladies
attended tlie trustees meeting tonight to
personally present a petition praying for
equal rights, but the trustees were inexorable. .Principal McNeill, they said, was
married and had many children, and until the ladies could present .similar claims
for consideration, their applications must
be tabled.
An Ottawa Woman s Hard Luck.
Special to The Tribune.
Ottawa, April 17.—At the  assizes  today, in the  case  of  Parrish   vs. Griffith,
judgment'was given by chancellor Boyd.
This wtts ti case in which James  Parrish,
who was killed while engaged at work on
the C. A. II. B., a. year ago. last October,
was proven to have had   two  wives.    It
appears that wheu  Parrish was killed ho
left ti wife and two children  in   Ottawa.-
'He left a .small piece of property, -against
which there, was a slight mortgage.    The
employees of tho C. A. R. 11.,-who had a
great deal of sympathy for Mrs. Parrish,
paid ' off the  mortgage. Meanwhile another woman appeared on the scene  and
laid claim to the property on the ground
that she was Parrish's wife by a previous
marriage,   which   bad    taken    place   in
Plymouth, England.    She entered  action
for the property.    Both Avomen appeared
in court.    The judge ruled tlie first wife
Wits entitled to the 'property as  long as
she Jived.         ..  ' -.
Stormy Elections in Spain.
Special toiTIio Tribune.
Madrid, April 17.—During tlie election
riots at Bilboa yesterday twenty-six persons Avere Avoundcd, and popular feeling
runs high in 'Valencia and the surrounding districts. There was it. serious affair
iu the town of Portos, in the province of
Terragona, where the official candidates
being beaten, the municipal officials fired
guns at the croAvd, injuring a number of
■persons. The socialists are preparing to
make a demonstration fit Bilboa its a protest against the defeat of their candidate, which they allege Avas due to the
scandalous conduct of the police in instigating disorder. Tho .latest indication as
to the result of the election is thiit the
ministerialists Avill win with a large majority. The minister of the colonies in
the'Sagasta cabinet has been elected at
Saragqssa.    . „   ....-   ' :      .. y
JAPAN ADDS ANOTHER PROTEST
DISALLOWANCE   ASKER
TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL  18,  18
00
PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR;  WEEKLY, $2.
eel lor of the exchequer, as reported last
week, to impose a tax of five shillings on
colonial stocks, bonds aud shares, and
added tluit a. similar proposal had been
made when he was high commissioner,
but was withdrawn at the request of the
colonial representatives. Me advised the
premier to communicate with lord
Strathcona on the subject without delay.
Canadian News   in Brief.
Special to The Tribune.
The horse show .'it Toronto closed Saturday night after ii very  successful   run.
The governor-general and party returned
to.Ofctarwa. on Saturday night.
JleA'. Dr. Sutherland, missionary secretary of the Methodist church, left Toronto yesterday for the .Northwest Territories and British -.Columbia.
The bricklayers of Toronto hsiAre notified the bosses that they will go on
strike on May 1st if they are not given
•10 cents per. hour. The present rate of
Avages is 32 cent's.
The Winnipeg labor party has addressed it protest to premier Laurier
against the action of postmaster-general
Mulook in denying transmission through
the Canadian mails of the journal Secular.
■Thought, published in Toronto.
President Vim Home of the Canadian
Pacific railway is expected in Winnipeg'
this week. "
The Canadian Pacific railway receipts
for the week ending April 14th Avere
$525,000. For the same Aveek in 1S9S
they Avere $451,000.    .
Sir William Van Home avi'11 spend
several. Aveeks in British Columbia on his
forthcoming trip to the Avest.
Thomas Lowe of Brantford AvasdroAvn-'
ed while crossing the Grand ltiver today.
Henry   Rhyncss  of   Essex  Avas  killed
Avhile jumping   from   a   train   near  his
home.
FIELDING'S DEFENCE OF SIFTON
POLITICIAN'S   CHARACTERS.
Special to Tho Tribune
Ottawa, April 17.—Hon. Mr. Fielding,
minister of finance, was the first speaker
in the Yukon debate today.    He took the
attitude that  the  administration ofthe
Yukon should be judged in  the light of
the events as', they occurred, and not in
the light that the  members have today.
In such light he considered that everything possible had been done by minister
Sifton.    Proceeding, he scored opposition
members for the charges Avhieh had been
made'against major-Walsh, and said that
only sir Charles Tupper aud his son had
'dared to make these charges.    While admitting that it Avas uot right to refuse to
take the private lives of public men into
consideration, he pointed out Iioav delicate such it course Avas, and .the necessity of di'iiAving a line at the proper .time
and place.    He intimated that if a searcli-
Jight Avas cast upon the. private lives of '
all the consei'A-iitives appointed "goArern-
ors, judges, and oflicials great and small,
taking  in the conservative -.privy council board itself, the telegraph Avires from
ocean   to   ocean   would' be   alive  with
the news  of the homes that would .'be
wrecked, of the families disgraced and of
the hearts broken.
INCREASES MADE IN SALARIES
OF   THE   CIVIL   SERVICE.
Special to Tho Tribune.
Ottawa, April 17.—Jt is probable that
when the estimates are brought down on
Thursday or Friday many members of
phe civil service will have cause for rejoicing. * The AvaA-e of prosperity in national affairs has made it possible for the
government to grant several increases of
salary to members of the seiwice ,A\rhose
records entitle them to such consideration, but none but deseiwing ones Avill be
considered. The total amount of the increases will not be  very-, large, eompari-
:Tupper Senior Warms Up.
Special to Tlio*Ti'ibune.
IJKOOKVIM..V:. April u 17.--Sir -Charles"
Tupper and N.'F. Davin addressed a large
meeting of Conservatives here tonight,
during which sir Charles ,made a severe
"attack against Clifford Sifton's* administration in the Yukon. The campaign is
warming up to a white heat.1 Sir Charles
avjis frequently interrupted during his
references to major Walsh.
Manitoba's Safe Operators.
Special tofhc Tribune.
Winnii'KO, April 17.—Word has been
received in this city of a daring burglary
and safecracking at Trqherno, on Sunday
evening. The burglars entered the ofiice
of the Massoy-Harris Co., anil the Dominion elevator Company and blew opeii'the
safe. They secured $500 and escaped
leaving no traces. Chief Flliott of the
provincial police went out today to look
into the matter.
=R|visi5g_Ma5i~tdba's List;
Special to The Tribune.
Winnipeg, April 17.—A general rOA'is-
ion of the Manitoba Voters' list lias been
Ordered, and a pi'oclaniation was issued
today giving the nam.es of the clerks and
revision 'officers for the various constituencies. The list closes On May lOtli and
must be finally revised by July l?3th. Ail
elrlctjoii is expected before fall..
Four Fishernien Drowned.
Special to The Tribune.
DioskHonto,  Ontario, April   17.—Foitr
flsheriiien named Jacob Oak, George National,  M.  T.  Mclviteei'ick, and William
Vitn Wark  left here on Saturday night'
in a small-boat for their home, near llow-
less-Forry.    Their boat was.' found  drifting bottom  up yesterday.    It is feared
the men were drowned,
Big Fire in London:
Associated Pros--.
London**,   April    17.—The   metropolis
narrowly escaped a calamity today which
promised to m-al the Windsor hotel  fire
in Now York.    Hyde Park, Court Albert
Gate, one of the.finest and most fashionable blocks of residential flats overlooking
the'famous Rotten  Bow,  caught fire at
half-past nine this .morning. - The  building     Avhieh    is    eleven, .stories   ..high,.*
Avas   built    by"   the     notorious    Jabcz
Spencer'Balfour.    The fire broke out" in
lower part of the building and spread up
the  elevator shaft  with great rapidity.
The  flames  enveloped the  upper,stories,
before the occupants Avere tiAvare of their
danger.   -.Then the alarm was  raised.and
the affrighted soi'Arants dropped from the
top  Avindows  to  the A-erandahs  on the
ninth floor.    The defective arrangements
of the  London   fire  brigade Avere again
demonstrated,     as     the     fire     escapes
were   too   short   to .reach   the    people
in tho upper  stories,  avIio  escaped Avith
greatest difficulty.    The flames Avere not
under control untiTone.o'clock, when the
upper part of the structure  Avas  gutted.
It  is   considered   lucky that  the fire occurred  in  daylight,  otherwise  it would
have resulted in a great loss of life.    All
tlie floors were .supposed to be fire-proof.
To
Rearrange the Subsidies.
Associated Press
Lox don, April   17.^-jJon^_ JSggrgjL^I.^
"Gosclion on being iptestioiied respecting
the subsidies to be paid to aiixiijairy^cruisers, replied that notice had been given to
terminate the agreements with the
Ciiiiarrl, White Star, Penihsujai* iind
■Oriental steamship companies, in order
to .place the admiralty in a position to ro-
vioAV the conditions of the contracts and
the selection, of the vessels subsidised.
There was nd intention, lie added, of
abandoning the subsidy policy. Mr.
Goschen declined to give particulars regarding] the proposed ai'ihainents of 'auxiliary cruisers.
Quay is Losing Ground.
* Associated Press.
Harrishurg, April 17.—State senator
Magee of Pittsburg, Avho has steadfastly
voted for Quay for United States senator, announced tonight that he Avould
not A'ote for the ex-senator tomorroAv,
and that other members from Alleghany
county had also cast their last A'ote for
Quay. He predicted that Quay Avould
lose twenty supporters tomorrow, and
said that the prospects Avere bright for
the election of a senator.
The bribery hrvestigation committee
tonight recommended to the house that
proceedings be instituted in the courts
against nine persons, avIio. Avere named,
for corrupt solicitation in - connection
Avith' the balloting uoav going- on for
United States senator, and the consideration of. the McCarrell jury bill. The
diouse postponed further consideration of
the report until tomorroAvv    .  .
Stenographer's Bill Not Paid.
Associated Press.
Victoria," April 17.—The trouble over
attorney-general Martin declining to pay
the amount claimed by stenographer
.rones for Avork . done at the Nelson
assizes Avas again before the court today.
In Pender vs. War Eagle, Mr. Belyea. for
plaintiff,• applied to justice Martin to
'make Jones comply Avith the order of the
full court, that a copy of the transcript
of notes in the case be filed Avith the registrar at Rossland, and also that one be
delivered to plaintiff's legal advisors, on
payment of the usual fees. A copy Avas
sent to F. M. McLeod of Rossland, plaintiff's solicitor, by express, C. O. D., Avith
charges of $109, whereas the plaintiff
claims that $'47.50 is all that was due.
The matter Avas laid over till tomorrow
to see if a settlement could be arriA'ed at.
tively speaking. The goA'ernmeiit contends that the system in vogue'under the
old government of granting increases
Avithout discrimination is a mistake, aiid
prejudicial to the interests of the seiwice,
and often to the clerks theniselA*-es. This
departure Avill -prevent'" the''- present administration from eArer returning to the
bid order of things, but there Avill be
ejvery incenth'e held out to the civil servants to study their departmental duties,
and by so doing to render their services
valuable. From this system tthe present
administration expects "to" reach the best
results.
K
IN   AND   AROUND   YMIR.
-GOA'-
A 0, P. R. Round House Destroyed.
Special to The Tribune.
Fgbt William,. April 17.—The C. P. R.
round house at this point AvaS nearly all
consumed by fire to-night. Seven of the
best engines of the company were destroyed. SeA-eral engines Avere sa-Ared and
also the Avorkshop tit the east end of the
building.      .
Safe Cracking in Montreal.
Special to The Tribune.
Montreal, April 17.—Burglars bleAv
open the safe in Man's drug store on
St. Autoine street this morning. The explosions shook the Avhole building. The
Oxford restaurant, on UniArersity street,
Avas also robbed, the safe being blown
open and $1000 stolen.
Canada Should Protest.
Special to The Tribune.
Ottaava, April'17.—In the house this
afternoon sir Charles Tupper drew attention to the decision of the British chan-
Volunteers are Homesick.
Associated Press.
St, Paul, Minnesota^ April 17
ei'lior Lind sent a- message to the legisla-
lature urging that soine action be taken
towards the speedy return from Manila
of the Thirteenth Minnesota volunteers.
He states that all appeal's to that end
addressed to the president aiid to the
Avar department have been ignored, saA^e
in a few individual cases that Avere influenced by partisanship. He asserts that
the Arohmteers ar.e being held contrary to
law, and that he has been' notified by
colonel Ames that the regiment desires
unanimously to return home.
Big Damage Suit Commenced.
Associated Press.
St. Louis, April 17.—Chris Von Der
Ahe filed a suit in the circuit court
here today for $50,000 damages against
Frank de Haas Robison and Edward C.
Boeker- the neAV owners of the St. Louis
baseball club's franchise. Every club iu
the National League is also made a party
to the suit, and $25,000 damages are asked
from each of them. The allegation in the
petition is that a combination existed in
the league to forfeit the -membership of
fche Sportsmen's Park' and Club for,the
pecuniary profit of the defendants.
 . JMust^Employ^Regulars	
Associated Press.
London, April 1.—Tlie Times, in commenting editorially today upon major-
general LitAvton's retirement from the
Loguna do Bay district in Luzon, finds in.
it nothing surprising or discouraging.
British generals have often had to do the
same thing in similar* circumstances. A
much graver miitter it considers is the
reported discontent among the American
troops, but here also all 'countries pursuing a foreign policy have had the same
difficulties, to contend with. The Times
says that no doubt tlio United States will
soon find it -advisable to enlist ii regular
force for the purpose of holding the Philippines. Foreign possessions cannot be
held l>Ar A-olunteei'H.
Special to The Triburio.
f Ymir, April 17.—There is great excitement in  this  camp OArer the neAvs from
Victoria published iu  The Tribune   of
Sunday hist, and  indignation expressed
against  the '-government for the suspension  of the operation of the eight-hour
laAV.    The member for this district has
deteriorated greatly in the estimation of
his  supporters here, for the eight-hour
system Avas one of the principal planks iu
his platform at the recent election.    The
miners'   union   is   taking a determined
stand.     Committee meetings are   being
held eArery afternoon anil  general meetings  OArery Aveek;   Tho  union  has  only-
been  •recently   organized   ancl  affiliated
Avith the. Western Federation  of Miners,
but it Avill soon number a hundred members.    The  executive  are  in close touch
Avith James Wilkes, the delegate  to Victoria!, OA'er this; momentous' question, and
also'with  the  other unions. ' The motto
of the union,v"Union is  Strength," is  being, closely adhered to. ,
Alfred McMillan of Rossland isr in, Ymir
looking up the large miuing interests of
his firm and of their London  companies.
Rdtherh'im & Kirkpatrick's train of
pack horses here returned from Salmo,
Avhere they haA'e completed "the contract
for packing supplies to the YelloAvstone
mine.
The Ymir mill is Avorking 35 stamps" today. J-. Roderick Robertson Avill be back
early next week, Avhen no doubt.the news
will bo given out that the West Australia Goldfields, Limited, have exercised
their option of another 50.000 shares in
the Ymir Gold Mines, Limited (Ymir
mine) at 15 shillings. The capital of
the Ymir Gold Mines, Limited, is =£200,000
(iu one pound shares); the present quotation on the London Stock Exchange is
about 20 shillings.
W. Blanchfield is expecting to have his
clainisJiLthojC'ai'ibooJfiimp-incorporatod-
French. Shore Question.
Associated Press.
St. John's, Newfoundland, April 17.—
Joseph Chamberlain,, secretary of state
for the colonies, has Avritteii to the NeAvfouudland customs department requesting full' information upon the matters
concerning the smuggling from St. Pierre
to Newfoundland and Canada. The customs officials are compiling the particulars asked, and the colonial secretary's
inquiry seems to indicate that the report
of the royal commission upon the French
shore question is not likely to be presented to parliament for some Aveeks yet.
Base Ball Games Yesterday,
Associated Press.
At
Philadelphi
i :    Philadelphia,   11 ,
Washington, 4.
At
Baltimore :
Baltimore,   8
;   Now
York,
1.
' At
NeAV   York
:    Brooklyn,..'!
;   Bos-
ton, 1
■ -At."
LouisA*ille :
.Louisville,   8;
Cli ica-
go, 0.
At:
Cincinnati:
Cincinnati,  8 ;
' Pitts-
burg,
A^ei'y shortly
'Charlie Davis Avas in town .Saturday
from tiie Rio Gi'ande, Avhere he repoj'fcs
drifting being steadily carried on.
Work will bo .started on the Big Horn
group in about twenty days.
Rev. .las. Hicks of the Methodist church
and A. W. llayer, piistor of the Presby-
tcriaii Church, exchanged pulpits yesterday evening and preucUied to fairly largo
congregations, lie v. S. Rhodes oflieiatod
■at tlie Knglish ohui-ch. c
MORE   DREYFUS   EVIDENCE.
Associated Pi-oss.
Pauls, April 17.— The Figaro con tin ties
its publication of the testimony offered
before the court of cassation in the Drey-
ins revision _ proceedings, and gives
.another installment of Colonel Picquart's
evidence. Colonel Picqtlarfc in his testimony denied that he had' expended
100,000 francs in his inquiries concerning
commandant Esterjia/.y. On tho'contrary
he said his expenses under this.head were
very small. When the Eclair in
September, 1890, published an article
first mentioning that secret documents
had been communicated to the court
martial, Picquarfc supposed it A\ras a
man'oeuAfc on the part of the Dreyfus
family to get the trial annulled, and. he
endeavored to ascertain the author ofthe Eclair's article.
Prom the time Avhen he mentions this
regarding Esterha/.y to general Gonse,
Picvtiarfc felt he believed a .disguised hostility on the part of Gonse towards himself. He referred, in this connection, to
the ignoring by generals-Gonse, Billot
and de Boisdeffre of, his proposals that'
measures lie employed regarding Ester-
hazy. , ■■■•,■'.-.■ ■:,. .*:..-.-
V-.YVhon the "Matin ..printed.;'the 'bordereau."
adetectivo was charged. Avitli. the duty <)f
AA;afcching ISstorha/.y, "'and Picquart' noticed ii great agitation'on the "part* of-the
commandant, Avho gjn-e the impression of
being corrected. Colonel Picquart described an occasion in 1800 Avhen general
de Boisdeffer invited him to go for a ride
and discussed the affair with him. The
general at that lime exhibited a marked
reluctance to accept any evidence fiu-or-
able to Dreyfus.
On another occasion general Billot lowing told Picquart the contents of a document signed by Maximilian, Avhieh he
(Billot) regarded as proving the guilt of
Dreyfus, colonel Picquart expressed
doubts of its genuineness to general
Gonse, the latter replied: '"When a minister tells me anything 1 always belieAre
it." Picquart remarked that this avus extraordinary, and that the document must
haA'e been sent by lieutenant colonel
Henry to general Gonse directly, Avithout
his (Picquart's) cognizance.
LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.
Nelson Avas visited yesterday by delegations from NeAv DeiiA'er and Silverton.
Their mission Avas to extract a promise
from the baseball, lacrosse and hose reel
teams to play at their respective toAvns
ou May 24th. A. E. Fauquier and J. C.
Ayhvin AA*ere the delegates from NeAV
DenArer and William Hunter and James
BoAves the delegates from Sihrortou.
Each delegation says that the Sandon
boys AAiio AA'ill 'compete Avith Nolson in
the sjiorts ,AArill be at their respective
towns," and as each delegation appears to
have documentary proof the local men
are puzzled as to Avhere they will haA'e to
go.to meet,the Sandon teams.
Oil April 24th the Canadian Pacific
Railway Company Avill resume passenger
traffic on the Columbia ri\*ei* route instead of the Slocan lake route. For the
passenger business the steamers Minto
and Rossland Avill bo used between
ArroAvheail and Robson. Freight in carload lots Avill be forwarded by the Slocan
lake route, but broken lots Avill come
doAvn on the steamers to Robson.
The lociil hardAAare merchants luwe
made an arrangement Avhereby they Avill
close their places'of business at six o'clock
each-evening excepting Saturdays.
*E.J. Curran avi'11 take a trip to the Halcyon hot springs today in the hope of effecting ai cure for an attack, of rheumatism. * "' -
The local lodge of the Knights of
Pythias expects to receive the trappings"
for the uniformed rank some'time this
\A*eck. - -*■
At the close of tlie concert in tho opera
house last oA-ening, Rev. Robert FYoav
entertained the performers and a large
number of their their friends at his resi-'
dencc on Victoria street^
Bruce White and Charles J. Wilson loft
this morning for a trip through the
Boundary crook district, going in by Avay
of Vernon and Penticton.
The committee in charge of the
arrangements for the charity ball to bo
given in aid of the Nelson library hits decided to change the ditto of the same from
Wednesday, May 3rd., to Friday, May
12th. The change avjis marie so that
there Avould bo no clashing with the ball
to bo given toy the fraternal societies on
May 2nd. Tho charity ball Avill be given
in -the-opera-houho.—
'Tlie: judgment of justice Marti ii in the
ease of ToAvnend Vs. Graham reached
Nelson  yesterday.    Tin's was an action
Special to The Tribune.
Ottaava, April 17.—The Japanese consul general Nosse from Chicago, formerly
Japanese consul tit Vancouver, is here for
the purpose of urging upon the goA'ernment the advisability of disallowing the
anti-Japanese legislation which Avas
passer I at it recent session by the British
Columbia legislature, lie pointer! out
that Japan Avas the ally of Great Britain.
He is also anxious to see that no duty is
imposed on tea.
EARLY   CLOSING   MOVEMENT.
A meeting of tho retail merchants of
Nelson Avas held last night in the Board
of Trade rooms for the purpose of discussing the early closing nioveiiieiit. The
folloAving "business firms AA'ere represented: Fred Irvine & Co., Kirkpatrick
& Wilson, M. DesBrisay & Co., Martin
O'Reilly ct Co., Wallace it Miller, Emory
«fe Walley, Morrison tfc Caldwell, Lillie
Bros., Thompson Stationery Company,
John A. Irving & Co., H. M. Vincent.
On motion T. Morley aa-jis elected chairman and W. G. Lillie secretary of the
meeting.
On motion of John A. Irving, seconded
by M. DesBrisay, it was resolved that a
memorial be circulated for v signature
among the retail merchants of the city
pledging them to close tlieir places of
business at 7 o'clock each eA-ening except
Saturdays and the nights preceding holidays, and also to close their places of
business on Sundays and all ciA'ic and -
statutory holidays.
M. DesBrisay and T. Morley Avere appointed a committee to secure signatures
and report at a meeting to be held on
Friday CA-ening. The meeting then decided to organize into a retailers' association, and F. Irvine, John A. Kirkpatrick,
W. G. Lillie, T. Morley, M. DesBrisay, J.
Morrison and 11. M. Vincent AA'ere appointed a committee to AA*ait on the Board
of Trade and take any other steps necessary to secure legislation empoAvering
municipal corporations to pass au early
closing by-law.
for specific pd*fornianee of a contract to
purchase a Grand Forks brcAvery. The
defendant refuser! to complete fche purchase for tlie reason that there Avas a lis
pendens-.ftgifilist the property. Justice
Martin's deeisimi A\"as in favor .of the defendant.
K&SEO   LOCAL   NEWS.
Special Co. The Tribune.
Kasi.o, April 17.--M. S. DiiA-ys, of the
Hall Mines, Limited; was in Kaslo. on
business in connection vA'jfch the True
Blue mine trouble.
15. sMansiield, .'accompanied by Messrs.
Fleutol iind Morin, the two I'Voilch gentlemen vvho are interested- in .mining
property on the South Fork of Kaslo
creek, are spending a few .days in-town
on business in connection with the same.
They are contemplating operating from
Kaslo. instead of from Kokanee creek in
future, its this way oilers better transportation facilities.
Ca-pt. Whiteman, of the steamer Lyt-
ton, on the Arrow lakes., is spending his
Aritcatioii in town.
Charles Kane has purchased a team of
horses, with Avagon, sleigh iind.other accoutrements, for $500, from the Black
Bros., who. recently brought them in
from Ontario.
Owing to the colrl Weather and late
spring the suoav is not disappearing from
the hills very fast. Around WliiteAvater,
McGuigan and other, places, on the K. cfc
S. road there is: from four to five feet
more suoav than there aa*hs. at this time
last-year.- The hike has. scarcely coin-
jnonced to rise yet ami some people are
'prophesying very high Ayater this season,
as tliey. expect tlie hot Aveather to set in
all at once and bring the suoav down A'ery
rapidly.
No Apology Forthcoming.
Associated Press.
Loxoox, April 17.—The parliamentary
secretary ■ of the - foreign office, Hon.
William Sfc.-John" Broderick,1 replying in
the house of commons today to Michael
DitA'itts, Irish nationalist, said the manager of ii .German" plantation near Api.'i
Avas arrested by the senior British iiirval
officer on sworn cA'idcnco that he \vas seen
directing the natives avIio "ambushed the
naA'al landing parties. This action, Mr.
Broderick added, was taken without the
naA-al office!1 haA'ing had an opportunity
of communicating Avith the,homo goA-ern- .
ment. . -
Mr. Broderick said authority had been
given tho British representative at Apia.
to join, if he should deem it advisable", in
a joint proclamation A\'ith the other.consuls in calling upon the inhabitants to ah-'
stain from hostilities pcniling the arrival ^
of the Samoan commissioners. But,
he added, her majesty's commanding officer would be bound to
tako measures for the protection
of British lives and property, should
these be threatened by either of tho
ri\*al factions. Mr. Broderick said the
telegraphic reports recoi\-od did not
afford sufficient materials in which to
jiidgo_ the cause of the rocent-Jiosfci 1 i_Uos,=
"].)TTt so farTtS ascertainable the action of
the United States and British naval coin-;
n'landers: had been caused, by sOnic
aggression against "British subjects or
United States citizens, or tlieir porpcrty,
winch they were bound to defend.
, Toronto Man Suicides.
Asspciatejl I'fess.
Vai-dosta.-Georgia, April 17.—Robert
Miller, supposed to bo a puimtocr, avJio
arrived hero prigjiyilly from, ^orontr):.■-■
but who lately AVas< working at Bu'iping-
Ilaiu and Jacksonville,, comlnitted suicide
by ■cutting'h,'is throat wj;th.a piece Of glass
hero today. Ije arriA'ed last night
from Jacksonville. His actions 'attracted
the attention'of the chief of police;, ami
lie 'Avas locked up .pending an examination into his condition.- This morning he
deliberately cut his thrpnfc with a piece
of Avinrlow glass. Last night he asked
the jailer to notify his brother in Toronto if anything happened to him.
Dickering Over the Treaty.
Associated Press.
Londox, April 17.^—AnsAvoring a question .regarding the Clayton'-Bulwer
treaty in the house of commons today, Mr. Broderick said; "Communications'
regarding the proposer! niodificiitions of
the treaty have been exchanged betAyeen
Washington stud Loudon, but no agreement hits yet been reached. Under the
circumstances it is impossible to present
the papers on the subject.
To Assist the Tenants.
Associated Press.
London, April 17.-~.Tho bouse of commons this evening; passed the secoud
reading of the bill recently introduced
by Joseph Chamberlain, secretary of
state for the colonies, empowering the
local authorities to advance money to
enable the occupants to acquire the oav-
nership of small houses on the. principle
of the small holdings act. X  1> ���  1. -p,  THE TRIBUNE:  KELSON, B.C., TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 1890,  Special  Dress Goods Sale!  To clear a few lines at half the 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  A^ FERLAND & CO.  Baker Street,  NELSON  Garden Tools  A COMPLETE LINE JUST ARRIVED  FROM EASTERN MARKETS  Nelson Hardware Co  Baker Street, Nelson.  Hats  and  Ties  We have a very fine assortment of knots, 4-  in-hand, and 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  John B. Stetson Hats, Christy's, London and other leading maker's goods  tlie A\'orst of them AA*ell under AA*ay.  The ISO foot high bridge over Porcupine (.-reck is in quite an ���Hlvaneed state,  and Mr. Stewart states that rails can be  laid on it in three weeks more. Gangs of  men are tackling the smaller bridges and  trestles, and the ]000-foot bridge OA'er  Kettle i'iA*cr at Cascade aaMI soon have a  big force added to those already A\*orking.  The track-laying gang is iioav at the  bridge over i'lip creek, Avhere contractor  Nugent had his work, near Brooklyn.  This structure requires -.100,000 feet'of  timber, most of which is on the ground.  Mr. Stewart is still confident that Ave will  hear the screech of tlie iron horse in Cascade some time in June.  This week a force of thirty or forty  men were sent to the switchback near  Brooklyn, where many of the deep cuts  had jilled in during the Avinter. As many  men as are needed Avill be placed on this  repair Avork, in order that it may not delay the tracklayers. As there is so much  rockwork on the line, eoiupai*ati\reiy little  repairing Avill have to be done.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  ���ki. m   i  w  HATS  MEN'S  CHILDREN'S  AND LADIES'  BOOTS  AND SHOES  B  B  B  B  HAVE JUST RECEIVED THEIR SPRING IMPORTATION OF  %  Portiers and Lace Curtains  I White Muslin Curtains with frilled edge; Aplique Curtains in Cream  fy and white, which for richness and durability cannot be equaled; Not-  ^ tingham Lace Curtains in pretty designs and colorings of ecru and  | white; Colored Coin Spot Muslins for door, sash and window curtains;  | White Coin Spot Muslins in all sizes of spots.  B  B  B  fa  fa  Sig-n of the Big- Red Hat  P. O. Box 103, Nelson, B.  J. F. WEIR  ��he fffrftatne*.  Dailv Edition   AVkeki.a- Edition   ....... First Year, No. 89  ... Seventh Year, No. 22  THE DAILY TRIBUNE is published  every morning  (except Monday), and will be mailed to subscribers  in  Camilla or tlie United States for $5 a year, aud to  subscribers in  Great Britain for SS a year; or it -will  be delivered Lo subscribers in Nelson for 25 cents a  week. SI a month, $2.50 for three months, ��5 for six  months, or ��10 for one year.   Payable in advance.  THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE is published every Wednesday and Saturday, iind will be mailed to subscribers  anywhere for ��2 a year, payable in advance.  REGULAR ADVERTISEMENTS' printed in both the  daily and weekly editions for ��4 per inch per month.  .  LOCAL OR READING MATTER NOTICES 25 cents a  line for each insertion. n    ������;:'������'.���������   ��������������� ������'���"���;-,���'������ ������ .W.  "   -- JOB. PRINTING at-fai^'ratcs,"-v-lA:eqpunt��*�����6/j6bTpnrln��fe  1- ���   ing and iulvertising*ai'e"paynable;'dn'theVflrstJof every:  . ��� "   month.   Address.��� '*���?!> ���y^y^yX^-Hr^  \,~ > '' HTHKiTRIBUNESXelsot- ^:*?M(  \ V   VTui'i 3IiNER of'*isxelsHon�� .iaiSclllecXcBy^a^  -- .= -     ���, -.  ���     yyyya.yyy.%pp^yiyy"',rj  ���   man who. came tJos^el^ii^Ja**i*^;p.<|^6ippf3rs!  from, "Mani toba.njpj^  be -very* well- ke^i^u^d?\iu^^ofl^e"v^y\  Biit", 11 e vertlieI eSs,V-Ee" aib.us$*f::iiV;cni,sSis",QK;  -', j .men. who-have dbiie^iuclij'autl^ai'eHlqiifg  -much," to 'cl_e\'eib|*)u^''''")5hiip^cA*^iitu*^'. ""Tliej  miliers -of-"Kos.sla1itV34$^^  man, wi]] ^omp&re't'faA^a^  ,: same number of - "A��An:6iM��ig]Iieniiw��aniivAA?hei'e".  .- , In- Aiiiei'jca.    Tliat:��'t1ifey���"1lni��Ve.. bee^'liuclV  are law-abiding i�� proved'by.^lie, refc&vds  of .our   courts;   that  .they  arc men  is  sliown by many-acts of iudivt&u'ar Ixero-  : -ism; that they   are  generous vis . proven  ". by tlie fiiet tliat n One of them  kvp) public  charges.    That tshpy have s$ej*��, *ffjb  to  organize a union and affiliate Av|th  lilce Organizations of workfnginen is hot a cudine,  however much  sitcli  organizations  lua*y  "��� %.e deciled by people avIio do iiot believe  ^^5iL=^Ial).o'UL^i*ujdoiisi;Jiut==SQme===ji)'eople-  deCry   church    organizations,   fraterhal  Societies, yea, even   decry  law  societies.  -But all these organisations ancl societies  do good, but probably .no, more   good, in  proportion to their number,   than  labor  .organisations.      Tile    Miner    of   Nelson  V,should be ashamed, of itself.  T(u\i Victoria ]J.ojwcI of Trtide hastened  ��������� tp ypUicq itself pi) recoHl; tljiit is, fourteen  ���Hi ifes iimiclred-odd mertibui'B placed them.-.  stilyea on l-eeord.    T'hey passed   a  Pesol'u-  "tiOn  tislcitig  thci government to pigeonhole   the  eight-hour  ltiAAr.    Of  the fourteen. Mi'. Lojlz find Mr. VMcQuado  Avished  to hUA'O more information befox^e placing  the board on record.    Mr.  Herbert Cuth-  berfc said thttt the eigllt-hour   hlAAr, if not  shelved,   Avould   ruin   the    stock-selling  business.    Mr. Kirk said there Avas only  one  side  to  the question, and the hands  of the government (Avhieh he did so much  to keep out  of office) would   be  greatly  strengthened  by  prompt  tiction.    Even  the fourteen  could not be kept present  until the resolution  Avas  passed', and  secretary Elvvorthy  had   to   go  out   and  drum   up   a   quorum.    This  action  has  been telegraphed all OArer the proAiuce as  the action of the "Victoria Board of Trade,  Avlien it Avas merely tlie action of a man  Avho makes   his living   by  unloading on  the   public  mining   shares   of    doubtful  value.  RAILWAY   CONSTRUCTION,    v  Cascade Record, April 15th.   .  Early this week-J'. W. SteAA*art,  superintendent of construction on the Itobson-  son-MidAvay. braucli of tlie Columbia &  Western railAA-ay, iioaa' building through  Cascade, made a trip OArer the line from  Brooklyn to Cascade. He informed the  Record representatiAre that it AAras an exceedingly hard trip, oAving to the fact  that in some places the tote road Avas  completely obliterated by snoAA*slides.  For a good share of the distance he fol-  loAAred the graded roadbed, and so AA*as  able to inspect the A\rork closely.  Mr. SteAvart stated that the grading is  iioav practically completed from Robson  ��/tp:.Qis^ Forks.    The 40,000-  ^^^^^6^011-6^��upon Avhieh contractbi-  ifBoomerthafetfeeii A\orking so-long, near  ^tlielsuinriiigji^ and   j\[r. Boomer"  ��lia| ^tpkeif lnSffijg oiitfit awajr.  ".;��� C���01al" ���QlsoTiiV-iioAV litis daylight through  ^r^^o^fijn^el, Mr: SteAA*'art -having  ^ii6';^fi*tfpti"g'li:%*i,t);    He Avill  be done iii a  -fe^vV��daj)s,,/"bi*it)"he  had  bad   luck   yvith  ;��iic|eS .ay .;,f'6x\% Vdays  since, AA'hich*. carried  bsQnie% of ���liis "sliitcks  up on   the opposite  lJillsid^quile a distance.  . d :Erphi..rQls6u's funnel there is  almost a.  ?fiie;ar;:r^ Kettle river, avitli.  tfig.bX^epiii^n-J&f '.the bridges. Of these.  ,"tlltire" ]ai'b./eigliteen betAveen Porcupine"  cl;6efeVwin"-C'4>'SS4fdo, and Porter Bros. <fc*  McArthjir, tlie'liriclge  contractors, .���'have-.  INCORPORATED 1670.  We have just opened up  ���    ���    ��� A CONSIGNMENT OF        '  : ���     ���   -  CALIFORNIA PICKLES  AArhich we would bo glad  to have you inspect  CHENILE AND TAPESTRY PORTIERS  Scroll designs in Tapestry and Gheniie, also in. plain colorings, goods that are  moderate in price, an,d something tliat will give the best of satisfaction  B  e:  RS  m  TELYET   T^k-BLE   CO~V  Something-  very  rich  and  handsome  in  g-peen  and  blue bordered, in  scroll patterns of g'old and red; art velvets for cushions and draperies.  Mixed Pickles  Gherkins  Chow Chow  BOTH  SWEET  AND  SOUR  Pepper Sauce  fled Hot: Chili Sauce  ALSO   CALIFORNIA  RIPE   OLIVES ,     - =  Chenile Table Covers in 4, 6, 8, and 10 Quarter Sizes  CURTAIN POLES   AT  ALL   PRICES  Something special in Oak inch and half poles, Avood trimmings, all complete, for 50 cents. MAY DELINEATOR NOW IN-  B  REVALATIONS  IN  Hudson's Bay Stopes  ��� AArost Baker Street.      Telephone 13.  AND  WJ*LL  BRIN6T WITH  IT  A /DEMAND" 'FOR"  ��L  Fre4 Irvine & Co.  V   :i* .-_.     "VICTORIA "BLOCE-'BAKEE. STEEET,  'NELSON,   B.C./. V   ._-"'  _B  m  L?^fS?^';:3':3  ^.^��mmmmmmmm  diaries A. Waterman & Co.  QUSTOMS BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  W  .   PRICES LOWER THAN EVEI}  dUALITY BEHER  THE LEADING WALL PAPER HOUSE  \fi THE KOOTENAYS  Thomson's Stationery Co,, M  asrElLsOisr, b. a.  If you need a  PIANO  ORGAN  VIOLIN  GUITAR  MANDOLIN  BANJO  AUTOHARP  ACCORDEON  VIOLIN BOW  STRINGS  or MUSIC  Call at our Store and we "will do the rest."  HOES  FOR GENTS' WEAR  They are all the rage  this summer  and we are getting ready  for the rush  REAL ESTATE and GENERAL AGENTS  Baiter*" Slrteetj .Nelson  FIRST DG0R A^KS-13 p^NiK ,B>���G.- BH1L1)INUG.  IT DONT PAY  TO SKX1) EAST  I'OK Cl.OTIIUS  AVc wish to inform the gciftlcmcu of Nelson that we have  opened up a xLHctly lirnt-cliiss tniloriiiK cslablisliment  in the store formerly occupied by Kmory & AA'nlloy.  Our slock eoniprisics all the latest patterns in imported  Uvocds and worsteds, and for the month' of ��� April we  .will sell al. }? really reduced prices in order to-introduce  our superior style and workmanship. No fit no pay, and  satisfaction "guaranteed.  MINING  AND  REAL ESTATE AGENT  Turner :8c Bbeckh block, Nelson, B. C. "  ���Money^to"loan-��or-buildin;srpurposes.   . Mining sEares i'or sale. .,   ������    "  Dundee, Monarchy Utica, Fairmont; also Republic and Camp McKlnney stocks.  Investment of a few hundred. dollars may  make you thousands.  .Lots for sale In all parts of the city.  Houses to rent.  NliLSOX'S U^M'Q-pxVyi^TAilJ.OlJS: . ���  W you want a |l0bfiy Sirit  WE CAN SUPPLY YOU  A LINE OF  jeRENCH SXIITINGa  JUST ARRIVED  & Hapsfjaw  DRAYING and  EXPRESS  Bus meets all  trams and boats.5  Special  attention   given the  transfer .qf baggage.;.-Office". aHd.^mbresV  .ori^ Vefnon.; .str,eetj:: qpjpsitev ;f;hp"  Wkinje. office;, '':"l^iljepito'ri'e:^o!/^..-]  COMB  AND  SEE   OUR LINES  NOW  ON  DJSPIiAy  Canada Drug and Book Co.,  .        LI-L/CIT-EID.  ... Corner Baker and Stanley Sl.reet��, Nelson.  Spring Millinery  INSPECTION OF STOCK INVITED  Mrs.   E.   McLaughlin  JOSKPHINIS 8TRKET, NKLSON  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS  OF PYTHIAS���Nelson   Lodge,  No,   23,  Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. F.Hall,corner  Baker and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  8 o'clock.   "Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  C. FKENCH, 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.  WANTED.  WANTED���Twelve boys at SJi a week. Apply today to  Kootenay Cigar Manufacturing Company.  PEOFESSIONAL   CARDS.  AH. HOLDICH���Analytical Chemist, and Acaayor.  ���     Victoria street, Nelson.  EWAUT & GAUKIE���Architects.-Itooms 7 and 8 Aberdeen block, JlakersU'oet, Nelson. > :,  ��  ce  2  so  H.  CANE���Architect nnd  artist.  . next iloor lo Nolson library.  lirokciiliill  Hlock.  CANADA   LIFE ASSURANCE  CO.  FOR SALE.  7-Rooni house ou CurbouiUc street,... ?25()0  ;'>-Ko(ini house on Mill street,.. ,. 11100  2 lots On CarbonatO street     501)  2 Ibis on Hal 1 street       nOO  TOU RENT.  7-Room lip'UH'oUml |i ,'l-rooin house oh Carbonate street.  a J. D.  CHRISTIE  GENERAL JUtOICElt  Ollleo in Aberdeen block, Raki;r St., Nolson  fTr~ e" insur^n"c"e7, r e a l estate  FOR  SALE  Two lots and house with fourteen rooms on Silica  street, between Josephine and Hall streets. Terms  $I5!)0 cash, balance to bo arranged ,  .��3,500  Lot and house on Latimer street, near Josephine  street.   Terms$500cash, balance on mortgage... 1,000  Lot and store on Baker street.   Good location  8,000  Lot on Raker street, near corner of Cedar street...    800  The British Columbia Loan and Savings Company,  who give the most reasonable terms to borrowers, allowing principal to be paid oll'at any time without charging  any bonus.  GAMBLE  &  O'REILLY. Agents.  A Business Chance  The undersigned will sell the following real estate  and personal property at a bargain:  Nine-room bouse and ten lots set out in orchard  Pour-room cottage and five lots.  Two lots and improvements.  Fifty-two head of cows.  Fifty milk cans. .  Two horses.  Wagons, sleighs,. harness, and everything in.  connection with Hurry's milk ranch.  -WAED^BEOS.  - REAL ESTATE AG KNTS, West, Baker St., Nelson  H. M. VINCENT  BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON  It. you' want a nobby suit or, a stylish pair  of piintH fbr spring wear call at foofn$ 5 and  !l Clements block. I will show j*ou some,  nice cloth and .samples, and will send sumo  to your ollice or room where your measure  can bo takcii. Will fit you as you were  never fitted, before.  LADIES' TAILOR MADE SUITS  A SPECIALTY  Stevens, Trie Tailor  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lager Beep,  Ale and Porter  AGENTS FOR  ���=The=lmpef-ial=0il=Cor=Standard^0ihCor===  Washington Brick and Little Co.  The Hi W. IVJcNiell Co., Ltd., Canadian Anthracite Coal (Hard)  Dealers in.  SfOVEWOOD  EXPRESS and DRAYING  Having purchased tho express and draying  business* of X. \V��� Gchyan, we tiro prepared  to, do all kinds of work iir this line, and solicit the piitronl'go of the peoplo of Nelson.  Ordors left at D. McArthur & Go's', store,  northwest corner Maker aiid Ward streets,  will receive prompt attention.   Telephone 85  GOMER DAVIS & Co.  BB1TISH COLUMBIA POTTEBY CO., Ltd  ���VIOTOEIA,   B. C  MANUFACTURERS OV  PRESSED BRICKS     FIRE BRICKS     FIRE CLAY  VITRIFIED SALT GLAZED SEWER PIPES  Prompt and regular"  delivery to the trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  TENDERS   WANTED  FOR   REAL   ESTATE.  Tenders will be received by the undersigned until 12  o'clock noon on Monday, May 1st. 1899, for tho purchase  of the following described real estate situnle in Nelson:  Lots 7 and 8 Block 10 and improvements (the Silver  King Hotel), together with furniture and fixtures in the  building.  Terms cash. The highest or any tender not necessarily  accepted. CAROLINE THELTN,  Administratrix estate John Johnson, deceased.  ...Nelson, U. Q., April 10th. 1889.       .  :.vv#v,;-"V: - ������'-. -:lost.  ���'��� .;.'������   ���    r~r_~-  T OST���A pocket case of veterinary instruments. Kinder  A-J will he rewarded by returning the same to Dr. J. A.  Annstrong, Nelson.  All kinds of sanitary fittings^ agricultural, drain tilo,  flower pots, terra cotta, chimney pipe and flue lining,  chimney tops, fire brick, fire clay, all kinds of flre (lay  goods, assayers' furnaces etc., made to order.  Ornamental   Garden  Border Tiles,  Vases,   Etc.  Coment, plaster of paris, lime, and all kinds of  ornamental plaster work.  TENDERS   WANTED  FOR   REAL  ESTATE  Tondors will be received by tho undersigned until 12  o'clock noon on Saturday, April 22nd, 18!)!), for tho pur  chase of the following described real estato situate in  Nelson:  Twenty-two and a half feet of Lots 2 and 3 Blork 7,  with improvements, now renting for ��,*I0 per roonth;  Lot 4 Block (i, which is ground leased forS'H) por month.  The lease has one year to run, and tho lessee has the  option of renewal for two years, at a monthly rental of  Terms casli.   The highest .or any tender not necessarily .  accepted., ; A, j, MARKS.  Administrator estate Charles Van Ncbk, deceased.  Ne son, April 81 li, 1KW.  ���JttifrgJLc.j-tg-  "^������^Hrt-iWWiwiwtf*^^ _*-���������.��*,.,  _��iB   j_ jn".-fc>���i  .J"M-*fcv  m.-^U S\tt>tnu*��a. �����* THE  TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 1899.  IankofIontrsal  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATIICONA AND   MT.  ROYAL, President  'ion. Gk'O. A. DRUAIMONI) Vice-President  K  .��. CLOUSTf >N Goneral Manager  N  W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.        ItltAN'CIIKH  IN       LONDON   (Enprland),   NEW  YORK,   CHICAGO  and in the principal cities in Canada.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  four hours. Tlie bill was aimed particularly at six-day continuous bicycle races  and was introduced in the legislature at  the solicitation of the League of American Wheelmen.  Is r|ow prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Skaguay, U. S., Atlin,, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yuk.on, District.  Huy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers  GRANT COMMKRCIAL AND TltAVKr.liKHS' OHKDITS,  available in any part of the world.  DKAKTS I88UKD    COrXBCTIONS MADK; KTO.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID  AN  INDEPENDENT MEMBER'S  VIEWS.  The following is tlio full text of the  speech'made by .1. Ross Robertson, member for East'Toronto, on the Yukon question. It contains more good common'  sense than the speeches on the same  question made by both sir Charles Hibbert Tupper aiid minister of the interior  -Sifton: .  So far as.I am concerned, this debate  "might die a natural death if I did not  feel it to be a duty to express my appreciation of the great service wliich sir 0.  II. Tupper rendered to this country by  his attack on official wrongdoing in the  Yukon. (Cheers.) It was' not my good  fortune to hear the reply of Mr. Sifton,  but J havo read his speech, and I cannot  but.think that he failed utterly to vindicate his own wisdom or the honesty of  the oflicials chosen by him. (Opposition  cheers.) In fact, the speech of tlie minister places me very much in the position  of the judge who was listening to tlie  lawyers who were trying to prove, in a.  celebrated election case, that the respondent had no personal knowledge of the  bribery that had been used in his behalf.  The judge said: "You might as well  push a man into lake Ontario and tell me  that he was dry when you pulled him  out, as to tell me that this respondent, in  the midst of such a seething mass of corruption,- ,had - no knowledge of,' those  transactions." Thespeoch of the miiiis-  ter Of .the interior -leaves'.mein the posir  "tion of-'that'judge in regard to these  officials in'the Yukon.; .^Hear, hear.) ?���1  ciiiinotfoi'one moment believe that there  could .be "so much smoke "without, some  fire.. .(Cheers.) .     '     '  *. I 'may say that J am thoroughly in  sympathy with'some phases of the government's Yukon policy. IH believe in  the. principle of the.royalty, and also iu  the theory that the Yukon should pay  for the Yukon. (Government applause.)  For that reason I'opposed last session the  attempt that was' made to turn tho  Yukon over to iMackeu/.ic and JMann.  (Conservative cheers and laughter.) The  imposition of royalty on bhe gross output-  was a sound departure, but yet a departure, and the government should have  been careful in the choice of agents. The  minister of the interior was particularly  careful; he seems to havo treated the  whole'Yukon as aAvrecked ship, to which  he fastened all/the barnacles to be found  in "Manitoba.    (Loud cheers.)  X ain free to confess tliat at first I  thought the appointment Of major Walsh  as adiiiinistrator_was_a,good__one. Laclk.  ,mit now" that I was possibly mistaken,  and yet, I hope that major Walsh will be  able to disprove the charges that have  been made against him. It "Would be unjust to expect Mr, Sifton to make any ex-  aniiliation in his choice of men : his-greafc  mistake was in his settled policy of trying to bludgeon down every cQinpIitint  that caniet'rom the Yukon. (Hear, hear.)  1 do uot "agree: with sir 0. 11. Tupper in  condemning the "activity of the minister  of the interior in the pul'Sjrit of the Manitoba rascals who *wene charged with  stufjing ballot boxes. The activity of  Mr. Sifton towards the alleged rascality  of his enemies in Manitoba is in marked  contrast with his apathy towards the alleged rascality of his friends hir the  Yukon. (Cheers), The demand for  .���^eeifie . charges aiid the names of complainants should, in *my opinion, never  have come from the head of a department Avho is ou trial. The men who were  branded as cut-throats did not go to the  Yukon to administer public affairs; they  went there to look after gold, and this  government should not ask them to stop  looking for gold to prefer charges against  evildoers in the country's service at their  own risk and at their own expense.  (Hear, hear.) The minister of the interior  had not helped them very much by his  policy of holding a sort of civil service  examination ou every man who complained, of looking for proof of good  character from every complainant, when  lie should have been asking proof of good  conduct from every accused official. The  honorable the minister of the interior  had a chance to disassociate himself from  the acts of his, officials. He could have  said to.tlie country, "whatever is wrong,  is going to be made right," aucUny policy  is-that-no' guilty man shall: escape."..  (Hear hear.) This was Hot the policy of  the minister of the interior.    He had his  chance, but he failed to take it.  If, when the first intimation of wrongdoing in the"'Yukon   reached him, lie had  discouraged   rather   than  encouraged  it,  he   might have   relieved this   parliament  by   making an   investigation that would  have been thorough and searching.    The  way that   honorable gentlemen   opposite  have   received  the name  of Mr.  Wood-  worth  shows  the   sort  of justice   that  would be dealt out to  any of those men  that complain.    (Hear,  hear.)    The present  government,'through   the  mistaken  policy of" Mr. Sifton, is identified A\*ifch a  corruption that has robbed men of their  rights and of their money, and  with  a  terrorism that Avould   have robbed them  of their  character if they had  dared to  make   a    complaint.     (Hear,    hear.)    If  there  had been   any unfairness  done ..'to  the officials in the Yukon, tlie blame rests  entirely on. the shoulders of the minister  of the interior,  for it  Avas his  duty to  move at the first Avhisper of wrongdoing.  I agree  with the honorable  gentlemen  opposite Avho think  that it  is a fearful  thing that the innocent should be accused,  bub, sir,  it is just as  deplorable that the  guilty  should   be shielded.    (Cheers.)   I  do not think that any gentlemen on this  side of the house is open to the charge of  Avilfully accusing the  innocent, but J. am  sure  that  there  are  gentlemen   on  the  other side of the house  who are excusing  the guilty.    I  am'much mistaken if the  demand   of the country   for the  truth of  all   these proceedings  in the   Yukon can  be suppressed by the tactics of the minister  of  tlio   interior.     An   investigation  conducted  by the friends  of Mr. Sifton  under  the control  of the minister  may  suit his folloAvers��� ["admit that they are  not as scarce as  1 would like to see them  ���(laughter)���but there is a public opinion AS'hioh demands more than an inquiry  by  Mr.   "William  Ogilvie,  Avith   limited  powers.    Such  an investigation  may be  very good  as far  as it goes, but.there is  groat  need for  an   inquiry 'sufficient"to  .show the whole truth about,the proceed-,  ings in the. -Viikqnt = This* inquiry,' when-  "it comes,  should not stem short of showing- Iioav so many members'bf the Black  .Horse cavalry -from Manitoba got so Very  rich in. a* very short" time  on \rcry small  salaries.    (Opposition =cbocrs.)  I hiiA'o no more to say, Mr. Speaker,  further than to express ,the hope that  this investigation will be proceeded with,  and that the Yukon business Aviil'not be  allowed to rest until the, Avhole truth is  fully brought out.    (Loud cheers.)  Frills of Fashion.  Very pretty petticoats are -made of  plain satins cut with a circular flounce  Avhieh is nearly covered with rows of  black velvet ribbon an inch or more  Avide, alternating with three rows of  black and white velvet ribbon of bhe  narrowest width.  AVhite tulle neckties covered at the  oiuls with rows of narrow tulle ruches  are very pretty and becoming.  A new variation in color is duck-egg  blue, which is both gray iind blue.  .Fishnet'veilings without.any spots at  all aro said to be the latest noAelty and  are recommended for being cooler than  the dotted veiling for summer Avear.  Nuns'. veil ing, more sheer and soft than  ever before, is one of the most popular  dress materials. It lends itself charmingly to the season's A'arious modes of  decoration, of Avhieh none is more in cAri-  Held For Ransom.  News comes from the Hudson Ray  posts on the Ashcroft trail to the Stickino  riA-or and lake Teslin to the .effect that  Indians in tho employ of the Hudson's  Bay Company haA*e a clew which Avill  probably load to the recovery of the body  of sir Arthur Curtis, the young English  baronet, who is supposed to ha-ve suicided  becuase of the difficulties of the Ashcroft  trail. Tlie body is said to be in the possession of Indians 'who   have   car  buried' it, aiid expect to get a big ransom,  w'heh the present search instituted by  hisJihiirllsli relafciTO  The Hudson's Bay Indians hope to secure  the' body by force and get the offered re-  Avard for themselves. The stpi-y of- sir  Arbluir Curtis'scleath is a sad one." He  had been ranching at Gosham, as many  another wild young Englishman of blue  blood has done. He got the Klondike  fever and with a party of eight started  Over the Ashcroft trail. They had an  elaborate outfit aiid for i\ foAV hundred  .miles all went well. Their troubles began  before they reached Mud river. They  Grossed that stream on Jiiii0 Oth  last year. The next morning  sir Arthur' seemed moody. All of  the horses had been stampeded  during the niglit alid were noAvhere to be  found. He loaded Ins rCA-Qlver in the  tent, lit his pipe and Avalked into the  woods, after saying goodbye to Roger  Poeoclc, whose turn it Avas to guard camp.  Sir Arthur never returned. There were  several theories regarding his death. He  .might have fallen into one of the sluggish  branches of the Mud river and lost his  life. He might have been killed by Indians. Ho might, in a fit of despondency,  have taken his own Ifie. The latter theory is most generally belieA-ed. The Indians soon gave evidence that they Avere  holding the body for ransom aud AA'ere  offered $1,000 for it. 'They demanded  $5,000, and there was cA*ery prospect that  they would nob give up the body on the  ���payment of that amount.  Six-Day Races Illegal.  Governor Roosevelt of New York has  signed the bill prohibiting six-day bicycle  and other races. The proA'isions of the  bill are: In a bicycle race or other contest of skill, speed or endurance, wherein  one.or more.persons.shall be contestants,  it; shall be unlawful.- for; any contestant to  remain Viii ������such.- race."for a '"longer time  than   twelve  hours  during any twenty-  LUMBER  SHINGLES  deuce than the lavish use of fine tucks.  If you Avant to have your iioav spring  goAvn cling and hang in the most approved fashion, Avear a divided skirt of  soft taffeta or China silk. This is fully  trimmed with ruffles at the bottom, ami  is the only petticoat required by fashion.  Something altogether novel in combination is a white pique chemisette vest  in a foulard gown, Avhieh is trimmed on  the bodice with a fine batiste embroidery.  Floral boas are one of the novelties for  suinmer neckwear. They are made of.  rose leaves and leaves of gathered gau/.e.  The new artificial flowers are made of  velvet and gauze.  Boleros of renaissance lace are a feature in dress and are very effective over  the soft nun's veilings and crepe de  chine.  W*  n  B  B  n ���  AU  kinds  in  stock  SASH  DOORS  MOLDINGS  Abolishing the Dual Language.  An ordcr-in-council has been issued  permitting the use of the English  language in the oral and written proceedings iu all the courts of Malta in all eases  Avhere Englishmen are plaintiffs, defendants or Avitnesses. Hitherto Italian only  Avas used, and the grieA*ance under which  Englishmen labored reached a culminating point when Colonel HeAVSon was sentenced to three days' "imprisonment for  refusing to sign his deposition, which  Avas draAvn up in Italian. A proclamation also announces that after fifteen  years from this date the English language  shall be substituted for the Italian in all  the Maltese courts.  fa  B  summer is coming  Wljile yesterday was not a very pleasant day on wliich to wear your spring  waists and skirts, yet you mnst not overlook the fact tljat summer is  comjrig just tr-e same this year as it has in, years past. Weather prophets  tell us that tomorrow is going to be a very bright spring day, so if you  did not call yesterday to secure on,e of our ladies' blouse waists and skirts,  you should not miss the opportunity of visiting us today, so as to be  prepared to wear them tomorrow. We guarantee them to be up-to-date  and will furqish both, variety of prices and patterns.     TERMS CASH  IfiJ  W  W  ffl.  #  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  Increase in Federal Tax Receipts.  According to a statement made in the  senate by lion. Mr. Macdonald, of Victoria,  the total revenue contributed by British  Columbia in 1890 was $1,794,113; for 1898  the total Avas $3,025,522, being an increase  in tAvo years of $1,231,409.  BANK  OP  B. C.  BUILDING,   NELSON.  ^_. &��� C=> ���&'&���(=>.��3.��3. C3.C=).CS>,  m^.m  &-^^m  m\  ������%���  P. Burns <& Co.  WIIOEKSALK   AND   RETAIL  You car] save money  by purchasing your  lumber front me  J. A.  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  The Tremont Hotel  IV1AL0JJE & TRECILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Builders  AVILL DO WELL TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  A largo stock of first-class dry material on hand, also  a full line of sash, doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  and  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at fieison, Rossland; Sandon and Creenwood.  RETAIL  STORES AT  Nelson,  Trail,  Ymir, Kaslo, New Denver, Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  City,  Grand Forks,  Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  ORDERS BY MAIL  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  are  ALWAYS'ON HAND  One of the best and most pop-r  ular hotels iri. Nelson.     \  PEEP HOTEL  RAKER STREET, NELSON.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF FRESH AND SALTEDMEATS  y] -    Wholesale and retail 7  :       FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Yard:   Foot of Hcndryx street. Nelson  Telephone, 91 Jphll    R^,   Ageilt  Crow's lest Pass Ooal fe  PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY  'ALLTORDERS  Charles   St.   Barbe,    Agent.  d��ere;r\f\ Will buy 24 torses. 12 waKons, 2  ��p*��Jt��V^v wagonettes, 1 buggy, 10 sets of  sleighs, and a completo outfit of harness, saddles, blankets, etc., and a going business of  $30,000 a year.   Terms.  Will buy two lots and improvements   on   north   side  of Vernon  street, between Ward and Josephine streets.  Terms,  120  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Large  comfortable  bedrooms and   llrst-clas*  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  diiring  BATES  pee :d.a.-z"  Mrs.  E.  C.  =Jjatowottiio^o"y.aliHp��el,=(3h;I^Apy,,-=  fft&f-SQO WiU, bur 30 b>  Tf-^yV   south   side  of  Baker  feet on  the  tween "���" tanley and Kootenay streets:  Cash.  <6-in Ann   Wl11 Wy SO by 120 feet on the  <px\s9\s\j\j   northeast corner of Baker and  Josephine streets.   Cash.   JOHN HOUSTON  P. O. Box 67 Vernon street. Nelson  AUCTION SALE  OF  Household Furniture and Personal Effects.  Acting  barrister  under 'instruction!) from Mr. V. S. Andrews,  who is about leaving the city, wc shall on  Wednesday, April 26th, 1899, at 2 p. m,  sell by public auction, absolutely without reserve, the  entire contents of his residence^ third house from Stanloy  street on Carbonate street, next door west of mayor  NecIandrS residence, consisting of large extension cak  dining table, oak book-case and desk,'magnificent oak  sideboard, set of dining-room chairs in solid oak, oak hall  rack, drawing-room chairs, sofas and bric-a-brac, two  tine solid oak bed-room sets, four extra fine Wilton rugs,  hall and stair carpets, lace curtains, kitchen and heating  Ktovcs, linoleum, oath, refrigerator, patent kitchen tabln  and many other househ .uld articles too numerous, to  mention.  A11 thesB articles are in excellent condition, being in  use less than one year; This is an excellent opportunity  to get good furniture at your own prices, as Mr. A ndrews  has put no reserve on anything and the quality of the  goods is ahead of anything wo have ever ollcrcd for sale  here. Goods on view afternoon prior to aiid on morning  of salo.   Sale at 2 o'clock sharp.   Terms cash.  C. A. WATERMAN & CO., Auctioneers.  TO CONTRACTORS.  Tenders will he received by the undersigned for the  various works requisite in the erection of a hank at Nelson, in pressed brick and terra cotta, for the Hank of  Montreal. .- ���  "* ."��������� ' --������' ,- *���"'.- ,������������  . Flaiis and specifications ..by V. M. Ruttonbury, a.rchi-  tbet, Victoria", can be sebn at my oflicc. ���"-  Tenders to be sent in on or before April SOth. The  lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  A. K. HODGINS. Architect.  . Ofllce: West Uaker street, Nelson, H..O.  If. D. HUME, Manager.  The finest hotel in tho interior.  Largo .sample rooms.   Steam heat and electric light.  COHNKU OF AVAR]) AND VKRNON STS., NKLSON  Madden Hpuse  BAKER AND AVARD STRKKTS", NKLSON  Baker street, Kelson E. C. TRAVES, Manager  -:"--"-\-   ORDERS BY MAIL RKCKIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT A1TENT10N.  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ltd.  HEAD  OFFICE,  LONDQN,   ENGLAND.     _. -   '     ^  All communications "relating to British Columbia  business to be addressed to P.O. Drawi r  605, Nelson, British Columbia  J. RODERICK ROBERTSON, General Manager i" -.,-,   o^nm     n   ^  S, JS FOWLER, E.M., Mining Engineer �� iNbLbUN,    D. O.  ABE NOT EASTERN IMITATIONS  BUT ARE .AfADE R\f  OS1   N-BLSO^,   5B. CL  The only hotel in Nelson that lias remained under one  management since 1880.  Tho bed-rooms arc  well furnished  and   lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room is not second to any in Kootenay.  The bar is always stocked by the best domestic'and  imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  Two and a half miles up the Outlet from Nelson.  QDFPTATWTHQt '   Spring Chickens, Fresh Cream,  OriiUlAlillfiO,     Pure Milk, Fresh-Laid Eggs.  All of which aro from the ranch belonging to the hotel  A pleasant place to spend afternoons, evenings and  enjoy delicacies that cannot be'Obtained in'hotels or  restaurants at Nelson. Good stabling. Open day and  night.   Can be reached bv either road or water.  WILLIAM ROBERTS, Proprietor.  Large and well lighted .     Heated by hot air.  Reasonable rates Sample rooms.  Electric bells.aiid light'in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL.   VICTORIA  : J. V. PKRKS, Proprietor ���'."_���'  Free bus meets all trains  Hourly street car to station  Revelstoke, B. G.  Your House Needs Refurnishing  D. Me Arthur & Co.  Can supply you with all kinds of  Fine Furniture, Carpets aijd Linoleum  AT REASONABLE PRICES  UNDERTAKING IN CONNECTION  Corner of Baker and Ward streets  NKLSON. ll. C.  H. D. Ashcroft  BLACKSMiTHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  AVagon repairing promptly attended to by a first-class  wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and  custom work from outside points.  PLUMBING  SEWER AND WATER CONNECTIONS  ���JOBBING A SPECIALTY  SHOP:   Ifall Street, between. Baker and Vornon, Helson  Strachan Bros.  Plumbers, Ktc��� Oj>enl House Rlock, Nelson. Vt r  THE TMBtUSTE: NELSGK, B.C., TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 1  I :���".'. \-  Im i'i  I?  K  R.  ���Spnng Medicines  and Blood Purifiers  WE HAVE  A   LARGE  STOCK OP THE FOLLOWING  WELL KNOWN AND EXCELLENT REMEDIES:  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  AN'llAU. TIIK OTJIKK LKADIiVli I'l.'KI'AIIATION'S  THESE GOODS ARE ALL FRESH, HAVING JUST  ARRIVED DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURES  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  COKNKU BAKER AND JOSKPHINJ5 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 so2 varied that no man is  likely to meet his duplicate.  Fine Shirts, white and colored, and  all   other  fixings  at  moderate   prices at  J. A. GILKER  THE UP-TO-DATE  FURNISHER, NELSON  GOIfIG FAST-ONLY ONE  7 DAYS-OF  25 per Gent Reduction Sale  FOR RARE BARGAINS  NOW IS THE TIME  1 Al Ll L  Jewelry, Watches, Cj^^r.Si]xe^a^.  Sewing Machines^^ilr^Bi^^ies'^;'1'''  JACOB  DOVER, The  Jeweler  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  AV. H. Bullock-Webster has iJurecused  i'loiii Mrs. W. P. Eobinson lots 5, (5 and 7  in block IS for $000 cash. The property  was advertised for sale in The Tkiiwnk  and tlie purchaser presented himself in  due course.  It is likely that the city will lose the  services ol' "Dave" McBeath as foreman  of the street work. "Dave" has been  "workinga force of close upon (iii men,and  the proposition having been made of cutting the force down fifty per cent, he has  construed this as a reflection upon his  generalship.  The Dundee concentrates continue to  go to the l.o Hoi smeller at Northport.  On Saturday 271 sacks of concentrates  were passed through the oiitport of Wail eta, which carried 20 ounces gold and  120 ounces silver, valued at $'172. As  these sacks are supposed to contain 100  pounds, the figures indicate tlie value of  the concentrates as close upon $8!) to the  ton.  George McL. Brown, the executive  agent of the Canadian Pacific, is, in Nelson. When last heard of through bhe  press he was at Ashcroft delivering his  speech, entitled "Canada for tho Canadian Pacific."  The chancellor of the exchequer of the  city is in a peck of trouble. The. mayor  vetoed a resolution that had not been  passed legally, although ifc had been declared passed by the mayor.. The veto  ofthe mayor was not sustained. And  now the chancellor of the exchequer  Avants to know Avhere the resolution is at.  It is at the bottom of the sea, like JMc-  Ginty.  The body of an unknown' man was  found in the Elk river near Elko yesterday. Although the body hlis not been  identified it is thought to be that of a  'man who formerly worked for T. G, Procter of this city around Elko.  The material for the sampling works  building is nearly all on the ground. Tlie  square timber, and lumber is from tlie  Goat River Lumber Company's mill at  Creston. .     .,?���_���'  Justice Walkem;opened a sitting ofthe  supreme court at Rossland yesterday.  The celebrated mining suit of the Iron  Mask vs. the Center Star Avill come up for  trial on its merits at this sitting, and Avill  probably occupy two Aveeks in the hearing.  Although the city council has been  dealing with the question of the city  bank account i'or several days, it has not  yet accepted any of the tenders received  from the several banks for the carrying  of the city -account.1 -Tlie tender of the  Merchants bank of Halifax Avas accepted  and afterwards rejected, but when it was  ���finally throAvn out no other tender Avas  accepted 'in its place. This' mcans'that  unless the Bank.of Montreal comes to the  rescue of the council it will be obliged to.  pay a higher rate of interest than was  quoted by threeof the city banks.  Captain Hod gins,', of the local company  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  TREMONT.  J. 1'. Colhcai't, Trail I Clmrles  Cameron,  .Ainnn Leo, Slocan City        |    City  QUEEN'S.  Slocnn  Mrs. Peterson, Kaslo  Mrs. G. A. Necl, Kaslo  li. "Mel.onalil, Kobson  F. A. Gravcll. Ymir  A. Maiizo and wife, Slocan  HUME.  W.   II.  (Irani ham.   Green  wood   ���  F. W. Hailoy, Sandon  H. .McCiitelieon, Nakusp  James Howes, Silverton  W. Hunter, Silverton  MADDEN  Forty-Nine  A. York, Slocan City  W. <;. K. Koch and family.  Now Denver  W. II. Santliford and family.  New Denver  tl. 11. Matthew. Ymir  L. .1. Lawlor, Nakusp  ���lames Mcllrido, Ireland  I*. Comoy, Brooklyn  W.   MeCorni ek,  Brooklyn  \V.  .1.  Henley.  Korl. MacLeod  It.   15.   Dugan,  Creek  K. Grant, Ymir  T. (.;. Itinlan, Sancu  tl. A.  I'erkins,  Vancouver  I'. .Alctiuire. Sloean City  I'llAllt.  1). C. Johnson, Everett        j James .Al. Henderson, Tor  Annie (.'amor, n,  Port Hill      onto  E.Nelson  Fell, Athabasca | A. K. Far<|iiier, New Den  -Aline |     ver  V. K. Michaels-, Spokane 11. it. Stovel, Toronto  Tlinmns E. Arnistead. Spokane  A. T. Merriek, Spokmio  'I'. W'ilgruss, Greenwood  \V. I.awsun, Toronto  CI'AND CKNTUAL.  I'liilliu White, Ymir I F. Curabin, A'mir  David Keefe, Ymir | T. li. Arnistead. Spokane  F. McLeod, A'mir j  SILVER   KING.  Ifi. C. Johnson, Park Siding | E. lllewetl. Silverton  CLARKE.  AVilliam    Blver,    Thaiues-  \ ille, Out.  L. Kraft-, Medicine Hat  N. McL'utliini, Cranbrook  John     .McKinnon,    Cranbrook  T. M  lley, Cranbrook  John Dill, Cranbrook  MINING   RECORDS.  NKLSON  MIXING'   DIVISION���KICCOJtD OKKICB  AT  NKLSON.  ���Saturday, April 15.���Locations���National Park Fraction, sir.tialo on Sheep Creek adjoining the Noble Five;  Ifi. Uroadfoot, locator. North Snow Storm, situate at  Hall creek, adjoining tile Snowstorm No. 1; John H. It.  Poolo, locator. Alameda, situate three miles south east  of Nelson; P. Perkins, locator.  Transfers���An undivided one-third interest in tho  Henry Clay, situate ou Mineral mountain oil north fork  of Salmon river: Andrew Sostad to Joseph F. McFarlane  and L. E. McFarlanu; consideration ��200.  Monday, April 17.���Locations���Crown Point, situate on  east side cf Forty-Nine creek ; It. 11. Dugun, locator.  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX-  ORB  GARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK;  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  G-iant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  Iron, Steel,  Sheet  Iron, T-Rails  Paints, Oils, Glass  ^r~  Contractors  and Others  NELSON STOKE 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  Who use picks, shovels, etc.,  should not fail to look at our, line  of goods,-which for qualities and  material cannot be beat.  New ;Gr��Jllt^:Jllii  A complete.stock: of-*Staple, and /'Fancy G:rdceries  "   "- .""��� i" ��w  "���" " "      *      * p,  ���    ;- ���uu     c   ���"'" "���   '�� ���   ' -     f,fr,flp'."3fl"p  in stock. CasB. :(S^^M^^.^M' :M& il' to tkeip  advantage to i&i&dfr ^dth iis. g I?r5mpt att���entioJi to;  family orders / *  F, B. MO&SE,  West Block, Baker Street East, Kelson.Ji.jcL  lelSQn Tent and Awning'lannfaefery  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  You will find it to your advantage to consult us  before placing your orders  Tiqsmithing ar*|d Plumbing a Specialty  Estimates Cheerfully Furnisl]ed  Vancouver Hardware M,M  Importers of Shelf and Heavy Hard ware.  jYIA.UA & BARNARD BLiOCK. BAKBK.ST.. NKLSON  >>��.^SNA^Ssa&nHQUSdBS*A^^d*.atS:;      ���  "^5$iNf>:Ai^BAtfrs" Ldif ���tfip: Voity?^ ��� \-  C[.*3VHnoi\n''Ming.SltfoKs'"��V������ ��������% o ������   Cuslonts, Bn)Uer  ":'." liVA(LjESJf Aftjli}, iv$)jr(3EN,RRATj^G^NXS. .,  ��  GROCERIES and CROCKERY  OUR MAMMOTH STOCK OF  ALt  ICI3Sr*IDS   O^  CANVAS GOODS,  TENTS,  AWNINGS AND  FANCY STRIPED CONTAINS FOR  VERANDAHS AND WINDOWS  AyUL$l&KS~QV I'lSN'tS J.N" STOCK..  Ba'eSr Stfccl,, giipositc ]iosto..cc, Nelson  THEO. ^LAJD'SO^a-  W, *Pj DIOK30N;  B. H. H. APBLEJWH4JTE  trie Supply and  ELECTRIC SIXPPIjIES  3, McPHBB  BOOTS AND  EVERYTHING IN THE SHOE LINE  We dont   claim   to. supply everybody,  but we do J claim   to carry a stock-that'  .canL be, beatenJjuJ^optenay..  ��� ������  .��� ni.^;?a,,  =;e|s fyiy��t^ sax��\;lte^.^^*S^^^-vico'^:!  ''"S-mM^tfirft?: 'gife��^u||it| iS^MS&SpS^^  alid" prices are" ri^hfi **"   ��    ���       .  ,��C*"J �����"-"-��.  ���'���"������!- W^IcioniSatectisev &nj, kdbfts\��*$A&kt$  ������]$ut -''0'iii\ ;n\o:t"f6Un ���.i��;"-'M;Faili' :Wg(j$f��Mij$f.  "C^0od�� G'felQds."    ���       ���:.;..= ��� .^'"I'-'T ���:.:'>.   ^ ]],]"(  A sliipment of fihsi-class"apples"j,fet�� *  arrived. ...."���  2(1 ANU 28 WJCST BAICKR STRKKT, NKLSON  Complete Electric Equipments for Electric Power Transmission and Ltg-htiriK for Mines, Towns  Electric Fixtures, Lamps, Bells, Telephones, Annunciators, Etc.  P. O. Box 606. Josephine Street, Nelson, B, C.  i m tBWfl CO., Ltd.  WHOLESALE  ^l3STX>   JEi.MlT'^.IXa  si-A-ir,  o-^^-iisr, ^eei3,  etc.  Write for quotations on car lots.  TQ-ELS03ST,   33. O.  Vienna Restaurant  Baker street., between Josephine and  Hull streets, Nelson.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NIGHT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  IB,.     *Hr*0"I?E"3r:,     IFROiFaRIETOR  Nelson Iron Works  MANUKAOTUKEItS Oi*  BNGINBS, BOILERS. SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION  Repairs promptly attended to.      P. O, Box 113,  Builders and contractors can now secure  the best lime on the market at  70 Cents per 100 Lbs  CALL   AND   INSPECT  ESTABLISHED 1879.  The West kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  Baker Street.        T. G. PROCTOR, ft'anager  Twenty years old and still growing.  parson produce Qo.  WHOLESALE  PROVISION  MERCHANTS  COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSEMEN  AND JOBBERS OF GREEN FRUITS  Telephone 10.   P. O. Box K &* Wt      Baker street West, Nelson  Another Shipment of Fancy Groceries Has lust Arrive!  insrcJLTJiDiasrG}-  Van Camp^ Macaroni and Cheese,  Pork and 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-Stap Flour is Selling' Fast  HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPEG  J. A. ROGERS, General Manager  Manager for Western British Columbia,  JOHN PARSONS, Vancouver  Manager for Yukon District, _  OHAS. MILNB, DawBon  Manager for Southern British Columbia.  P. J. RUSSELL, Nelson  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. O.  DesBrisay & Go.  The Best on the Market  Just received a carload of the Lake of the "Woods Milling Company's  celebrated. Hungarian brands of Elour, which will be sold at the same  price as the  inferior  grades on the market.    Try it and  be  convinced.  STEINWAY  The  Standard  of the World;  Piano  N0RDHEIMER  The Artistic Piano of  Canada.  ABT m MUSIC CO., Nelson, Apts.  *BK-A.3SrOI3:E!S  VANCOUVER���A, F. Ealph, Manager.  DAVVSON CITY���A. G. Cunninghan, Manager.  ATLIN* CITY���J. A. Kroner, 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. IBVW & CO.  Have just received a consignment of Harris home  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  bfJiuIAL AllMHUJl  i FBED J. SQUIBB, Bakep St. Msod  The supply ifl limited, so call early and examine this stock.  . ja��pW*(ji*E��WSt****-��Ml'Sj*����S�� AJMtiWwAfcUtvfU at.**1 &f*>*f.tfP .i-bflnW t - A��W* �� <.. U  ^^.M^jaWWl^^W^ �� ^'t^^^'-vmMftwScrg^  Irtfirtj-'tiftSi*'*-'- '"*���-������:.

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