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 THE MINERS OF YMIR DISTRICT  PLACE THEMSELVES ON RECORD.  Special to The Tribune.  'Yamit, April 18.���A mass meeting . of  tlie miners mid-others was held last night  to discuss and consider the action of the  government in suspending the eightr,  hour law. After considerable discussion  a committee was appointed to draft resolutions I') rotes ting against such action  and to call upon the government to put  the law into operation in this district.  The following are the resolutions passed  and forwarded to the lion, the minister  of mines:  (1) That the eight-hour law passed by  the legislature of British Columbia was  highly satisfactory to the miners of tlie  Ymir district. ���>  (2) That tho action of the government in now suspending the'operation  of the said law is highly  detrimental  to  0 the vital   interests  ofthe  miners of the  Ymir district.  (3) That the minister of mines be requested to immediately enforce the operation of the eight-hour law in the district of Ymir.  (1) Thattheassurance that ouemohth's  notice be given to mine owners be immediately rescinded, as such notico was  never contemplated in the law. ,  (5) That the statement made by the  deputation of mine owners to the effect  that the law was obnoxious to the miners  is entirely incorrect.  The miners are ���determined in their  course of action in calling upon the  government to fulfil their obligations,  and members are highly incensed against  the lion. J. Fred Hume for catering to  the interests of his strongest opponents  in his recent election to the neglect of his  partisans, for it was entirely oAving to  the labor vote that his victory was due,  and one bf the principal planks in his  platform was the promulgation of the  eight-hour law.  MINING   AND   LOCAL   NEWS  THE  WEDNESDAY MORNTNG, APRIL 19, 180!),  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR; WEEKLY, $2.  Spoc-al to The Tribune.  Yam it, April IS.���Every thing-is proceeding satisfactory at the Ymir mine  and mill, and the forty stamps can now  he kept constantly running, as there is  ample water supply and any amount of  ore. Shipments of bullion have already  been made, and from private-advices received from London the returns are highly  satisfactory to the shareholders. The  Ymir has earned rjs reputation for being  one of the best mines iu-British Columbia-.  J.'D. Anderson, A*. L. S. from Trail,*  arrived -yesterday" to - survey claims  iu  . this neighborhood.^He.recently surycyed-  tho"Sunset and the'Black Fly. [  . A musical and literary entertainment  is to be given in, aid of the Methodist"  church in the Foresters hall on Friday.-  the 28th of April. ' A good programme is  being arranged and the price of admission  including refreshments will only be 50  cents.  An Option Obtained on the Mountain Chief.  'Special to Tho Tribune.  1 Nkw Dicxyi"]r, April IS.���-There is a  revivalin mining circles in" this vicinity,  and the outlook for the season in the  various lake camps is much more hopeful  than has "been the case for tho past three  years. Fully a dozen deals of importance  are iu an advanced stage, and in the  course of a mouth will be completed.  The Mountain Chief, one of* the, oldest  mines in the camp, though in excellent  shape, has not been worked for the last  few years owing to a disagreement between the owners. Hov*^ver, some time  -ago negotiations fori-he Sale of the pror  ^pertykwere-opened=by^a^pafcty-=Avho-ha(i=  sechred ppAvers of attorney f 1'Qhi the individual Owners, an apd option lias been  'given., with eyory^ prospect of its going  through, the purchase price being a; good  one. The statement is made that the  Mountain' Chief A*y'ii] bp again Avorking  inside of six Aveeks, with a gOod-siV.ed  force, whose headquarters and base of  supplies Will be NeAV DenA'er. The Three  Forks wagon road will be once more  cleaned out of mud slides and utilized  for the hauling of ore and supplies to and  from here. At present this road is in  bail shape.          "*.-    '���  Kaslo's Chances Are   Still/.Good.  .  Spocial to The Tribuim. '���"'  ICaslo, April 18.*���The" Sandon papers  announced last week that -fciioii' hose  team had decided to go to * Silverton On  the 24th. ' But it is evidently premature,  as our committee received* a telegram  yesterday afternoon from the chief of  the Sandon fire brigade that there Avere  new developments, and that they Avould  hold another meeting and Avould wire  Kaslo their decision in a day or two. It  Avoiild seem that there is considerable  rivalry, between Ncav Denver, Sih'erton  and Kaslo as to Avhicli toAvn shall excel  in their celebration of the queen's birthday. Of course, Avhere the Sandon team  goes there Nelson also is expected.  Kaslo's chances are still A'ery good for  securing the big attractions.  daily train from Winnipeg OA-er the main  line of the Crow's Nest Pass branch, Avith  terminus at Nelson. This train will serve  points further west at wliich the fast  transcontintental express proposed to be  put on would not stop. The new arrangement will put YVinnipegintodirect touch  with the markets and mines of the Kootenay district.  POWERS   DEFINITELY   STATED.  Associated Press.  London, April 18.���The parliamentary  secretary of the foreign office, Hon. sir  'William S. John Broderick, answering a  question in the house of commons today  as to whether the recent statement ofthe  German minister of foreign affairs, baron  Buelow, in the reichstag correctly outlined the Samoan situation, made  a fuller explanation of the situation of affairs. He said that for the  puipose of , restoring tranquility in  Samoa the three powers had appointed  commissioners to undertake the provisional government of the islands. They  were to exercise supreme authority and  no action by the commissioners Avas to be  considered A'alid unless .unanimously assented to. In the event of a difference  of opinion the commissioners will refer  the -matter to their respectiA'e governments for instructions. They will also  furnish separate reports and make recommendations unanimously or separately to  their respective governments regarding  the future goA'ernment of the islands.  WASHiNGTON,"April 18.���Bartlett Tripp,  the United States representative of the  Samoan commission,'called at the state  department today and Avas closeted Avith  secretary Hay for half an hour. Mr.  Tripp will leave tp-inorroAV morning for  San Francisco. Mr. Elliott, the British  commissioner Avill go to NeAV York,  thence west. The commissioners may  tnwel together from.-* Chicago. 'The instructions to the commissioners have  been completed. They are alike in all  essential respects.  London Paper Causes Trouble.  -   . Special to The Tribune.  Victouia, April 18.���Articles denunciatory of the Omiueca and coast 'mining  properties offered in London recently  ,Avhicb,���ai*e ^appearing in the British Colum*  biaReviow there,are exciting indignation  here, Avhence much of the deA'clopment'  money has gone into both "districts.  The HevicAVS articles on the Omenica are  based on the" report of a man named  itathbon'e, an engineer of experience in  South Africa, Avhose A'isitto Omenica Avas  too brief to put him-in position to speak  with ,authority, yet avIio giA'es tp the  rA\*orld a report "that Germansen and Man-  son creeks arealtogether A'alueless:    '"-  Thefacts quoted against him are the  successes of the iudi\'idual miners aud  the recent investment by the St. Anthony company of San Francisco, after a  long investigation, and the past four  years' operations on a large scale by the  Ottawa syndicate. avIio haA'e no stock to  sell and Avho are looking to tho gold alone  for their profits.  Their Differences Adjusted.  Special to The Tribune.  Kaslo, "April l-SwAH Kaslo is pleased  to learn that the True Blue hiuje; trouble  "lialrtSelirafctisf^  Mines people and Mr* Stephenson having  adjusted their difficulties and the work  will be again resumed at ouCe. A good  force, bf men Avill be put on, and it is to  be hoped the property "will continue to  make a good shoAving.  PROHIBITION WILL BE SHELVED  SCOTT   ACT   ENDORSED.  New Crow's Nest Service.  Special to Tho Tribune.  Winnipeg, April 18.���Winnipeg Avill  probably have two daily passenger trains  to and from the.Avest when the new summer' time-card of. the C. P. B. comes into  effect Avi thin a few Aveeks. Manager  Whyte stated to a Free Press reporter  today, that if practicable, the intention  of the company was to run an additional  Claim Jumping at Atlin.  Spoqial to The Tribune.   ���-.  Victor;]A, April 18.���Letters just received from Atljn say that nearly ovei*y  claim there has been jumped during the  winter by meu avIio hope to haA'e the first  staking invalidated because, of the alien  law, or some other of the. inany changes,  The population of Atlin is now placed at  fifteen hundred.  Bicyclist Killed in Winnipeg.  Special to The Tribune.  Winnipeg, April 18.-���Mrs; Middleton,  wife of the caretaker of the Ottawa bank  building, was killed almost instantly  this eA'eniug Avhile riding a bicycle on  Main street. Her Avheel was struck by a  runaway team, the Avheels Of the Avagon  crushed her head and neck. She Avas  about forty year's old.  Town Destroyed by Fire.  Associated Press.  St. Thomas, D. W. I., April 18.���A  fire destroyed 500 houses at LaPointe, ou  the island of Guadeloupe on Monday  night. La Pointe a Pitre was partially  destroyed by an earthquake in 1843, but  has greatly prospered since that time.  Its population numbers about 16,000.  National League Games Yesterday.  Associated Press.  At Washington: Washington, 0; Philadelphia, 4.  At Baltimore: Baltimore. 8; NeAV  York, 4.  At New York: Brooklyn, 11; Boston, 7.  Special to Tho Tribune  Ottawa, April IS.���A meeting .of the  committee Avhieh was composed of members of the house of commons and senate  appointed by the legislative committee of  the Dominion alliance to consider the  best.means of bringing the result of the  plebiscite vote before parliament, was  held today with Senator Vidal in the)  chair. A motion, Avhieh has the support  of the Liberal members of the committee,  Avas passed ou a vote of three to two,  recognizing the importance of the public  expression of opinion as given in the  recent plebiscite, but expressing the"-view  that the goA'ernment is. uot. Avarranted  upon it in introducing a prohibitory*  liquor laAV. The resolution favored an.  extension of Scott Act principles, so as to  enable its adoption by any of the prov?  inces desiring prohibition. ?  There were present at the meeting  senator Vidal, and Messrs, Ganong, MoOre|  McMillan, Christie and Flint. McOlure  Avho was also a member of the committee,  was absent in BrockA'ille, but before  leaving he gave his assent to the proposition of Messrs. Flint, Christie and,McMillan Avhieh Avas embodied in the resolution adopted, i  The ConservatiAre members of 'the'Committee, Messrs. Moore of Stanstead," Ganong"of. Charlotte, aiid Senator Vidal,  could not accept this A'ieAV as they consider that the government is bound by  the result of the plebiscite, and that in  any case the recent expression of opinion  has nothing AvhateA'er to do with: the  Scott Act. They will accordingly frame  a minority report which will go before  the Dominion Alliance when its meets oh  Thursday, Avhen the Avhole subject Avill  be fully threshed out.  All Canadian News..  Associated Press.  A hay famine exists in the A'iciuity of  London owing to the lateness of the  spring. -  W. L. Hamilton, inspector   of inland*  revenue at Belle\dlle, died suddenly  this  morning of hear,t trouble, aged fifty-six.  lie leaves a Avife aiid daughter, r Mrs. McLean of Revelstoke, British Columbia.'.,.!  Arthur Fiset, the Montreal notary avIio  pleaded guilty to stealing aiid forging oii  four charges preferred by the- York  County Loan Association of Toronto, was  sentenced to seven years in the pen7  itentiary on each charge, the sentence to  run concurrently.  Sir William C. Van Home, president of  the Canadian Pacific Raihyay company,  left Montreal last night for the Pacific  coast. He.Avill not be in'British Columbia  for a fortnight or three Aveeks, "  A much talked of deal, .by Avhieh a  NeAV York syndicate is to obtain control  of the Hamilton street raihvay,.and there  build eleetrie * railways to Caledonia  and Guelph, is said to be Hearing  consummation.  Dr. Methersill, a Avell-knoAvn practitioner at Port Stanley, has been arrested on  a charge of misappropriating moneys left  in his hands to be paid as dues on policies  in the Independent; Order of Fbi'estejjs by  members of a former lodge of that order.  ==Williani^AAr6yr=the==-wellrkuO\Ai:n==pro--=  prietor of the Metropolitan Hotel in London, is dead, aged fif ty-oiie years..  A horse show similiar to the one recently held in Toronto >vill be held early  in May at the Arena in Montreal-under  the patronage qf the Montreal hunt dub.  The Prince IMwiird Island legislature  Avas opened yesterday at Chariot tetown.  REPRESENTATIVES   OF   LABOR  INTERVIEW   LAURIER.  Russia Must Lead.  Associated Press.  LonOon, April 18,���A despatch to the  Daily News from Odessa, Says that the  Russian goA'ernment is not pleased Avitli  some of the delegates who have been appointed to take part in the approaching  disarameut conference at the Hague.  Neither of the 'German delegates is  acceptable to Russia especially professor  Von Stengel, \vho recently published an  article in whieh he declared that tlie  attempts to procure perpetual peace were  futile and puerile, and that it was not  the intellectual achievements Of a nation  that decided its fate, but its belligerent  strength. , The Russian press has become  somewhat less sanguine of the success of  the conference, and uoav frankly admits  that if Russia is not prepared to set the  example by reducing her own armament,  she cannot expect others to do so.  Great Stock Gambler Dead.  Associated Press.  Buffalo, April 18���The so-called king  of the bucket shops, John Allen, died at  the Arkansas hot springs yesterday.  NerA'ous prostration and other causes led  to his death. Allen was a speculator  and stock gambler of almost national  reputation. His bucketshops in Buffalo  suspended oclasionally, causing consternation and dismay in many cities aiid  tOAvns in this state and Canada, where  Allen had branch offices. He Avas generally reputed to be a "square" broker.  Associated < Press.  Ottawa, April  18.���A' delegation   representing the Dominion Trade and Labor  Congress waited on sir Wilfrid  Laurier  this morning  to  ask  for  various  legislative enactments designed  to  improve  the condition of labor  in  Canada.    The  delegation included G. W.  Dower,  T. H.  Fitzpatrick  and Charles  March  of Toronto,-Win. Keyes of Montreal, and A. R.  Macdonald 'of .Ottawa,.'and Avere introduced by CoAvan, M. P., and Penny, M. P.,  of Montreal. Rower, Avho is the secretary  of the congress, briefly explained what  the  deputation  desired.    He  first  mentioned   the   necessity of  excluding the  Chinese and  Japanese.      He  said  these  people AA'ere seriously injuring the Avhite  laboring people of British Columbia, and  saidj that   they   Avould   soon  cross   the  -mountains-and be a menace to the AA'hites  on-this side.    To effect exclusion he ad-  A'ocated a $500 poll tax.     Dower said the  union'label should be legalized, the Crow's  Nest Pass   investigation  evidence   published, and  a bureau  of labor  statistics  established.    Such a bureau exists in the  United   States,   and   at   stated  periods  statistics are published.    Dower said the  laboring people  of Canada also  desired  the introduction of the eight-hour day on  all goA'ernment Avorks, and the labelling  of prison-made goods; in order that buyers  should knoAV AAiiat they were purchasing;  With regard to the alien labor law, Dower  said there Avas a great deal Vto  object to  in its present form.    What laboring men  wanted Avas  a contract labor Liav  that  avouIcI be general in its scope. ��� The'.'pre's-'!  ent laAV only applied to the United States;  people could be brought from  England  and Scotland under  contract,  and  thus  unfairly    cuter    competition   Avith    the  Canadians.    He also advocated an amendment to the  copyright law,  to provide  that all books, from typesetting to binding, must be  made entirely  in  Canada.  DoAver concluded by asking for the enforcement of the -laAV respecting the in-,  spectiou of gear and tackle used in tlie  unloading of ships! as OAA'ing.to the'lack of  inspection many .lives were lost.  , Mr. Keys, iii*talking of the labelling of  prisoiirinade. goods,  said  there  Avas - no *  .complaint of prison Avork if no machinery  Avas used, and  convicts u made  to  Avork  only with their hands.  . Mi1. McDonald  said   that   all' departments should adopt an  eight-hour  day  and day labor.    He said the .department  had become popular in" Ottawa; through  their departments adopting-day labor.  Sir Wilfrid,-in replying to the deputation took,up the various questions seriatim. He seemed disposed to slightly  favor increasing the Chinese poll tax,  but objected to it being applied to the  Japanese, Avhom he said AVereprogressive  aud Avere allied to Great Britain. He  hoped the "senate Avould not again defeat  the act to legalize union labels, and said  the demand - for printing Ci'oav's Nest  Pass evidence was only moderate, lie  regretted that a bureau of statistics Avas  not iu operation, and said he would draw  the attention of parliament to the matter. He said that; dtly. labor-, adopted by  soine of the departmeiAs, Avas satisfac-  ^oryrand'iiitima^  would gradually be extended. With regard to alien labor, he pointed out the  many complications in connection With  it, aiid said the intOi'tiq'tiohal conference  Avas endeaA'oring to arrive at a uniform  ���law. He said, of course, such Ioav could  not apply to Great Britain: Sir Wilfrid  also pointed out the difficulties in coii->  neetion with the copyright requests, and  said the goyerfiih'e'ut was moving In the  direction "desired,, though not its far as.  asked for.    The premier 'conclhdcd  by  good fielel here, as he Avould haA'e the entire lake country to draw from.  This spring is a good month behind  former seasons.  H. J. Robie has giA'en up the idea of  removing his tailor shop to Nelson for  the present.  COUNTY   COURT   CASES.  DUNSMUIRS  IN TROUBLE  TRENT   RIVER   DISASTER.  Judge Forin Avi 11 hold a session of tlie  county court this morning, commencing  at eleA'en o'clock. There is not a A'ery  long list and it should uot require more  than one day to clear off the docket.  The case of Hogg vs. Ashcroft is the only  action in Avhieh the services of jurors  have been requested. This is an action  brought by Hogg, the photographer,  against H.D. Ashcroft for damages for  unlawful distress. V .'-  The   cases   of   Grant  : and V Kennedy  against the Canadian   Pacific   Raihvay  Company are actions  to recoA'er Avages j  for Work alleged, to have been performed.  The case of Johnston and others against  the New Jerusalem Mining Company is  an action on the part of several miners  employed on the company's property  near Ainsworth..for* A\*ages due and to  enforce mechanics liens.  LaBau vs. Kirk, is an action by doctors  LaBau & Forin to recoA'er from J. A.  Kirk of Rossland an account for medical  attendance upon a patient named Li ght-  body, for AA'hich attendance Kirk is alleged to have been liablei'- '  V Larson A's. Bull is an appeal from a  conviction made by J. P. Bull, J; P. at  Creston under the Master and Servant  Act.._ v:'.";           :... _-.-.,; v(y  A couple of suits oArer lumber accounts,  Genelle vs. Young and Genelle vs. Green,  complete the list of cases..  There'���(> are three judgment summons  matters : Kirkpatrick vs. HOlbrook, Dr.  Symonds vs. Taylor, and Christie A's. Osier,  Driscoll & Johnson.'     ,  Agree to Close at Seven O'clock. ''"'].  M. DesBrisay and T. Morley,  the coih-  mittee   appointed 'at   Monday . night's  meeting of the retail merchants .of ;Nel-  son, procuredjttheVsignature^  folloAvin^^firihs^agreeiug^i^  places qf.business at seyen^o'cloclfc-eaeh,  evening! except" Safeurday^^^d^theSiig^  preced ing? ciA'jieranctVstatiitO  P. Burn|p^o^fe*f4Kooi&a^^  Compauy^^Gfrlk^^  Hendrickson^J^F^W1?^��  Co., J. J?-4Vi��|k|i^Ff J?'iSq  iVelson ^uMi^  Motion ,:JF."H.* EOrhlg,^  G. siui#;SFi��dp;r^h^S^;Oa^.:^i'l  O'Rcil lyM"- ^b^m^^-TS^lfe^WaU^bs;1  Co.", Kirkpatiri&$<fe^  & Po., ]\^ri|On%iCaldw^llj:,Liliie:Bfeb^  mi        '"   ,''''bi'lll>'''*i  "."."?-.*����-.-.fl,��sz��:,.Wife. W"  Thompson-Stationery Co.^^Samuelt'.jAeCl-;  ands, J.^t^i^^OfP|i?@l&^!ifii  sttying lie saw HO reason Why the la.w respecting gear and tackle inspection  should not be enforced, "and said he  Avould bring it to the attention of tlie  proper minister.  NEW   DENVER   LOCAL   NEWS.  Lost "Her f Girgo *?ih%ilie;r Kdoienay.**." li: ���  ." .jiV"''.!^^^-^.^.". �� �����."."'". ,'Xr" ����-"S,��S ''"" *��* "���".'"' "" .���'.'*  .��� % i ��-Bpnjier 8".l! errKDHeraJd..���.."�����--..>. ���?     _ ; .1^  The st*^me|sKlofi4i&"��10st a $*4S0p";car"-"  go last SatV^'Say-eAieniilg.   She ���XCfif>.tliioH-  port aboufeilark^tpAyifig a biVrge  loaijed  Avith  about .fo^ty tons bf inerciiHiidise11  and railroad.suppiies.    The merchaiidige.  Avas con^ignecl to G.;H;^.inrQw  & Co. of  PortVHill.f/Mi^ raiiroa*d��su|ipIies.belonged  itp-Fblly.'Brothei's^ Larson" ���&> Halvorson.  ^When^a^feAV^niiles^outr^foiii^OTrt^'tiuT  barge .struck a shag and   was  thrown in  such apposition that .the entire cai-go Avelib  OArerboard.    Tlie Only articles of importance possible to saA're will be a number Of  grading cai's.    The water Avas  about sixteen  feet deep  where  the accident occurred,  but  tlie  river  has since   raised  several feet.          Special to The Tribnne.  Victoria, April 18.���A case AA'hich  promises tO be a notable one Avas opened  at Nanaimo this morning when the grand  jury found a true bill in au indictment  preferred by attorney-general Martin  against the Union Colliery Company for  causing the loss of five lives by  the collapse of the Trent River  bridge last August, by Avhieh  a coal train avivs precipitated . eighty or  ninety feet. Notice of the finding will  be served at Victoria on C. E. Pooley,  secretary of the company, and in the  meantime the assizes have been adjourned for one Aveek. Mr. Luxton of the  legal firm of Davie, Pooley & Luxton,  avIio Avas present on behalf of the company, intimated. that an application ���  would be made on behalf of the company for a change of A'euiie.  SLOCAN   MINING  NOTES.  Special to The Tribune. :       ^V-V;;  -Negotiations  are under Avay for the  purchase of   the  HeAvett,   a   promising. V  claim ih the vicinity of the Vancouver  group, on FOur Mile,  owned  principally  by major Reed of Silverton.  J. F. Cotton of Wellesley, Massachusetts,^     *  one ofthe  syndicate "interested in the  Arlington, on Springer, creek,  is -in  the  campforthe purpose T of < resuniing.'Voper-   V'  ations ou the property." He is letting a V  contract to siuk   the  incline  shaft,  nOw  doAvn about sixty feet, 100  feet farther,   '  Avhen a leA'efAvill be driven toV the  vein.  Work will "be commenced inside of thirty     ;  days.  .The  operation  of the^Arlington    v  will mean'-hew life to Slocan City and to  SpriiTger"creek, which"have been under a  cloud for; some time. J        V     v:  J. McKihnpn has  this .Avinter runVl40     :  feet of a  crosscut  tunnel  on  the  Gladstone, in the  Springer creek  camp;    He     ;  expects to have the ledge shortly.    Vr      V  Durihgthe Aveek Con Murphy andVhisv *  partners haA'e made a rich strike on tlieV V'  Black Prince, adjoining the TwO Frieiids,; V  oh Springer creek. The ore is high grade V V:  and there ;is lots of it. The Black Priuce vvV  Was in litigation for awhile. TheVTwo ^v  Friends, VBank of V England" and' BliickV ��  Prince inake- a magniificent trio of richV VJ  properties; V:   "? V;::,:'(:(:: y((y V ;v:yyy :}y(yyy V-VVpV'  Frank Griffiths has gOneVdown to com- VV;  mence operations On the :Westmb1int*y on: VeV  Ten Mile, justpppOsite the NeepaAyaiiGor- V V  inanV West V is i interested >withv^riffiths<*| V  Tlie flatter^Vhas l-unV about'-((40W(��ebt("piyy  *tiiiiueling single-hiviuled^^^  AV<>rlc will-^ut,the vein.'.; ��N0niah;deservesi '���'(}  'gopd; fpr-L^e^niore'tliaii^  i'ngSbwner;!; ��� V?k *(��%\ ��� V.^��'yy ��� f'-t: i":-" yyy1 "'"���'-" ���'':':  p      ��� 0O' n . o. ���.   jbj     n .   ,      , n    .��� ���   ���_,���   'X:   ' ���   -  . ^  n. "n. .   ;    D-   ��� ni ��� o '-r L'   ��� tLsn '���- ��/\  ��� J> n" ���        n   - ' ' ' Po  ^NeAA'ir>ehAjer;Ji^  iat��|ts!b,^a^,i]^he:!;^egle^  ^the^ubr*6h!side7b^<the)Bbsuifeb^  ."/,- .- S     "  . "ri.: ,(VA*..j:S��i.    ".   Af^X"   .'*"-.."��,"S.Sr"l"l.i'*S"!������.'�� "  shore.."-'.- ItVis^oAyned*.: bytMpheoyvliVldaho/-.--��� ry  .people, "Avho haVe this "Aveek givenfavhalf:��, ��.r  interestiboiioeal partiesrtoluiujlOO" feetjbf *���'���,.":  ���a>tunuel."; .This'drift has been "commenced s,v.,  atiJiigh^Avateivmark^and-thoiighronly.^m..; -v  ��a"sSh6rt"��distahce", a>foui'-foot Jledgei carry-.- -'-*���':  in.g;^cqn��ideraple'igalena^^  p.'c^v,eXe"dy��JiiifJbiveni'v^fe(efi"w  claihihSrohounce/it'tiieaiiaking^bf,^"d^niiie;"  ^,v'.;-���=." i-y:y,^::iy?^flfl:^^^i^}.iij.;&^��-\.s.^..,m  Speeiiil to Tho Tribune.  Diligent search has been made foi' the  bodies of Todd and Jefferys, the young  men drowned in Slocan lake last Aveek.  A black silk handkerchief belonging to  Jefferys Avas found by a drag hook in  fifteen feet of water at the mouth of  Four-Mile creek, and it is presumed from  this that the young men were overturned  in crossing the current from the creek. A  brother of Todd's arrived here from  Golden on Saturday, in answer to a telegram, but he believes further search in  the deep Avaters of the lake to be fruitless, and he hopes for the rising of the  body in a feAv days. Appropriate sermons were preached here on Sunday in  the Anglican and Presbyterian churches  on the sad occurrence.   .  J. Long, formerly of Kaslo, is opening  a barber shop in the Newmarket block.  More deer are running in the vicinity  of the toAvn this spring than in former  seasons." ,..:���'.'  There are..-openings here for several  business men.-., .-.-'A lawyer  would  have a  Afherlcan Landing Party Captured,  .Associated Pre'rw.  Washington,, April 18.���The navy department "has given out the folio-wing  despatch from aidihi'ral I*)ewey: The  Yorktown visited Baler Luzon on the  eaSt coast of Luzon on April 12th for tlie  purpose of rescuing aud bringing away  tlie Spanish forces, "consisting of eighty  soldiers, three officers and two priests,  avIio were held by the insurgents. The  landing party under lieutenant Gilmore  Avas ambushed and fired upon. Tlie fate of  the captured landing pai'ty is unknown,  as the insurgents refused to communicate  afterwards. The following are missing :  The officer previously referred to, chief  quartermaster W. W. Walton, coxswain  J. EllsAvOrth, gunners-mate 11. J. Gyard,  sailniakers-inate Hcndgit, seamen W.. II.  R.ynders and C. W. Woodbury, apprentices D. W. Avenville and A. J. Peterson,  ordinary seamen F. Brysoles and O. B.  McDonald, and landsmen L. i. Edwards,  F. Anderson, J. Dillon and C. A. Morrissey.  Work.�� pii'^the" TurrrsVgrpup? On"  iinpiuitai 11, battk; of;.N ew^Deiiycr^has eoiu1- ,y  Ai.di 1 bed j,. j ��ey!eral,k*5ni"eii/*bei  3 icy haA-e a "good .ledge,"���to!Counuejice���pii ji, *"���  fl'Ts'l  Lynched in His Cell.  Associated Press.  Jackson, Tennessee, April IS.���A. II.  Larue, the.murderer of John Young, was  lynched at Henderson, today. The  sheriff Avas overpowered by a party of  masked men, avIio killed Larue in his cell.  Before his death  the  " -ehe/^ldeli'ty.;   |t;catl4d-fb.r tfie:��pay|h"ei;if��:  of $5000 in Juiie.   T\yicje.this .chiiniyliii^  been bonded,��aild.Qd}isi,n��%a^le''-*>\*;Ork ilone"  Wclrthherbu  of it. *        ���      i  The past seagoh has been i:emai'kable  for the number, of strikes made, diiC" tp  the fact that-owners of -.claun�� are working their properties; There are plenty  of mines yet to be ma4& in the Slocan,  camp.  Work has been "recOinniCnced Oii the  Lucky Jhn, a smalt force Of men, being  employed. ���  The ��h>can Star is starting .its con-,  centnitor tills.week ailtl filliijg up its force  to high water mark,  A meeting of tlie Lead Miners Protective  Association of KooteiiaJ** was held Saturday night at Sahdoh, Avftii J. 51�� Hari'is���&$  Chairman. The object of the association  is to encourage lead mining in Canada  and to have legislation enacted to set off  the American tariff on lead Ores going  from British Columbia.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  The Lawrence Hardware Company has  secured the contract for the plumbing,  lead work, tinning and heating in the  building .being erected "by DaAre McBeath  on the corner of Silica and Ward streets.  Edward Ferguson, of H. J. EA'ans & Co.  is back from a trip  through the  Slocan.  lie reports that mine inspector McGregor  is still at Sandon.  At a meeting of the local Rugby foot-  ball players held last eA'ening it Avas decided to meet Father Pat's team of Rossland on May nth.  She Balanced the Account.  Associated Press.  ������DuiiUTH, April 18th.:���Penniless* behind  in her rent, and hopeless of the future,  Georgiua Dworschak, wkloAv aged 20, Shot  A'iethu recognized I herself and tAvo children last night. The  two of the lynchers, one of tham being a three bodies were found this afternoon,  brother of Young, and Warrants are] out I The children Avere four and six years old  for tlieir arrest. i respeetiA'ely. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19,  1809.  I  \m  i  Dress Goods  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  Baker Street,  NELSON  A. FERLANO & CO.  A COMPLETE LINE JUST ARRIVED  FROM EASTERN MARKETS  Will the Miner state the names of the  counCilmen who buncoed Mr. Kydd ? If  it Avill, it can have the Avhole matter  cleared up to. the entire satisfaction of  Mr. Kydd and the bank which he  manages.  The Semlin gOA'erninent on the eight  hour question is a good deal like tjie man  avIio started for the market toAvn Avith his  son and an ass. They have tried to  please everybody, and the result is they  haA'e pleased nobody, and Avill lose their  seats at the next election.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  S^^S^^g^^^g^fe^^fSg^SHSS:^  .  fa  men's    m  CHILDREN'S  ]k]  MEN'S  HATS  Fred Irvine  ���AND LADIES'  BOOTS  AND SHOES  HAVE JUST RECEIVED THEIR SPRING IMPORTATION OP  Portieres and Lace Curtains  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  Sign of the Big" Red Hat  P. O. Box 103, Nelson, B.  J. F. WEIR  INCORPORATED 1670.  We have just opened up  A CONSIGNMENT OF '  CALIFORNIA PICKLES  % White Muslin Curtains with frilled edge; Aplique Curtains in cream f  $ and white, which for richness and durability cannot be equalled; Not- !f  I tingham Lace Curtains in pretty designs and colorings of ecru andj|  jjj| white; Colored Coin Spot Muslins for door, sash and window curtains; S  S White Coin Spot Muslins in all sizes of spots. Jf  Which wo would be glad  to have you inspect  Daily Edition  First Year, No: 90  Weekly Edition Seventh Year, No. 22  THE DAILY TRIBUNE is published every morning  (except Monday), and will be mailed to subscribers  in Canada or the United States for 95 a year, and to  subscribers in Great Britain for $S a year; or it will  - be delivered lo subscribers in Nelson for 25 cents a  week, $1 a month, $2.50 for three months, $5 for six  months, or 310 for one year.   Payable in advance.  THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE is published every Wednesday and Saturday, and will be mailed to subscribers  anywhere for $2 a year, payable in advance.  REGULAR ADVERTISEMENTS printed in'both the  daily and weekly editions for $i per inch per month.  LOCAL OR READING MATTER NOTICES 25 cents a  line for each insertion.  JOB PRINTING at fair rates. Accounts for job printing and advertising are payable on the first dt every  month.  Address���  -    THE TRIBUNE, Nelson, B. C.  Just how   any-, person   can secure a  * license to sell liquor at .present, outside of  any of fche incorporated municipalities is  - a problem which is bothering, a number  who are desirous, of ���entering the hotel  '   business.    At'tlie  recent session of tlie  - ' legislature* a new act was passed, which  came into effect on the first of April.-. It  provided for .the constitution of license  districts and for tlie appointment" of  license commissioner who should pass upon  applications for. liquor  licenses.    So  , ��far the license districts have not been  proclaimed, nor have the  commissioners  , been appointed, so that although the  act, is in force it is impossible to secure a liquor license under ifc. Another  circumstance Avhieh- may tend to complicate the issuance of liquor licenses  throughout fche province is the fact that  tliere is no repealing clause in the now  act. Tlie province has therefore two  liquor   license   acts   but   the   necessary  would be changed. It was changed,  much to the satisfaction of the manager  of the bank and tho bank's solicitor. But  theiiewcouncil would not dothe biddingof  the bank's solicitor, for did they not turn  him down for city solicitor? And now  they have turned down the" bank manager by refusing to transfer the city account to his bank. The bank's manager  and its solicitor will probably bide their  time. Another election will be held in  less than nine mouths.'  Mixed Pickles  Gherkins  Chow Chow  .BOTH SWEET AND SOUR  Pepper Sauce  Red Hot Chili Sauce  ALSO  CALIFORNIA RIPE OLIVES  CHENILLE   AND  TAPESTRY PORTIERES  Scroll designs in Tapestry and Chenille, also in plain colorings, goods tliat are  moderate in price, aqd somethingtliat will give the best of satisfaction  B  YELYET   TABLE   COYEES  Something-  very  rich  and  handsome  in  green  and  blue bordered, in  scroll patterns of g-old and red; art velvets for cushions and draperies.  B.  B  Chenille Table Covers in 4, 6, 8, and 10 Quarter Sizes  CURTAIN POLES   AT  ALL   PRICES  Something special in Oak inch and half poles, wood trimmings, all complete, for 50 cents. MAY DELINEATOR NOW IN  B  B  ffl  J The Miner .is blowing hot .aiid cold.  Not .long ago mayor Neelands and the city  council were the salt of the^earth. Noav  they are bringing ' discredit on the city,  and the mayor is mere clay in the hands  of alderman Fletcher. . This" is all because the. city|s bank account has not  been moved'to the bank at which The  Miner,has its overdraft.. .      *' ���'  - The Miner say's that "Mr. Kydd had  " once before been buncoed by ^members  " of the city council, and he' did * not  ". propose being a victim- a, second time."  S  BEVBLATIONS IN  * machinery is lacking  by which  a license  could be secured under either one of them.  The retail 'merchants of Nelson have  agreed to close tlieir places of business  on week days (Saturdays excepted) at  seven o'clock. They claim tliat they are  as fairly entitled to leisure of an  evening as any other class of people; and  they are right.    There is no reason why  - retail stores should  be kept open after  seven   o'clock. of an   evening;   no  more  . .nthkA thai' rban.k$ should be kept open  after three - "o'clock" in the afternoon^  ��rug stores cannot* Well be closed, but all  Other������'���stores can, With the exception of  stationery and fruit stores, without ".loss,  to their owiiel's or any inconvenience to  the public- It is not likely that all Will join  the 'lnovelnent, for there are always dissenters in every cause.  It Seems that "the Merchants Bank of  Halifax has been scheinihg to get the  city account since away back in July  last, when it made a tender for less than  a third of the debenture.*? the  city was  then offering for sale.   The bank's tender  was not accepted, neither was the offer  that was made, at about the same  time,  to   transfer   the   city's account.     Both  were turned down.    The one because the  tender  iii no way    complied   with   the  ��� terms of the advertisement calling for tenders ; and the other because tlie city was  uot hawking its  bank  account.    But'it'  seems that the bank bided its time, hoping that . tlie   personnel  of the council  Wall Paper  Hudson's Bay Stores  ��� West Baker Street.      Telephone 13.  SUMp IS COMING  AND WILL  BRING  WITH IT  A DEMAND FOB  "LO"W"  Fred Irvine &  ^  VICTOEIA   BLOCK,   BuSTviKIER   STEBET,   ^ELSOICT,   B. O-  mmmmmmmmt  't=3'l=3-C3-(=}"e3"p3'p3\  '���<ff*V,  QTXT  SHOES  FOB GENTS -WEAR  Charles A. Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  IT DONT PAY  ,   TO 8KNIJ EAST FOR CLOTH KB  BEAL ESTATE and GENERAL AGENTS  Baker Street, Nelson  FIRST DOOR,WKST BANK B. C. BUILDING. ,  STEWART  ALEX  We wish lo inform the gentlemen of Nelson tluit we have  opened up a .strictly Jirst-class tailoring establishment  in the store formerly occupied by Emory & Walley.  Our stock comprises all the latest patterns in imported  tweeds and worsteds, and for the month ot, April we  will sell at greatly reduced prices hi order to introduce  our superior style and workmanship. No fit no pay, and.  satisfaction guaranteed.  PRICES LOWER THAN EVEI{  QUALITY BETTER  THE LEADING WALL PAPER HOUSE  Ijt THE KOOTENAYS  Thomson's Stationery Co., LM  ISTELSOOSr,   B. C.  They are all the rage  this summer  and we are getting ready  for the rush  a  PIANO  ,   OBGAN  VIOLIN  GUITAR  MANDOLIN  BANJO  AUTOHARP  ACCORDEON  VIOLIN BOW  .  STRINGS  or MUSIC  Call at our Store and we "will do the rest."  COME AND  SEE   OUR  LINES  NOW ON DISPLAY  Lillie Bros.  Spring Millinery  INSPECTION OF STOCK INVITED  rs.   E.   McLaughlin  JOSEPHINE STREET, NELSON  ~ .   LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS  OF PYTHIAS-Nelson   lodge,  No,  25,  Knights of Pythias, meets iu I. 0. O; F. Hall, corner  Baker and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  8 o'clock.   Visiting Knights cordially invited toattehd.  C. FRENCH, C. 0. G. ROSS, K. of R. & S.,  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. Sc A. M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brethren inyited.  FOR   SALE. ~  FOR SALE���A teaming outfit consisting of ono team,  wagon aiid harness.   Will be sold cheap for cash.  ��� ��_    __,.,���_ -vnor has mineral claims to look  Jacdbson,- feed merchant, Vernon  MINING BROKER  AND  REAL ESTATE AGENT  Turner & Bocckh' block, Nelson, li. C.  Money: to loan for_building_purposes.   Mining^ shares i'or sale.  Dundee, Monarch, Utica, Fairmont; also Republic and Camp McKinney Btocks.  Investment of a few hundred dollars may-  make you thousands.  liOta for sale In all parts of the city.  Houses to rent.   C. D. J. CHRISTIE  GENERAL  BROKER.  J. R. Wray & Co.  NHUSON'S Ul'-TO;DATK TAILORS.  If you want aflobby Suit  WE CAN SUPPLY YOU  A 7-BOOM HOUSE TO LET  A 4-BOOM HOUSE TO LET  FOR SALE  A 2-lot corner.  500  A 5-room house  1500  A LINE OF  FRENCH SUITINGS  JUST ARRIVED  Houses and lots in all parts of the city.  MONEY' TO LOAN INSURANCE  'Two lots and house with fourteen rooms on Silica  . strooti-between Josephine and Hallstreets. Terms -  $1500 cash, balance to' be arranged  83,500  L6t and'house on Latimer street, tutor Josephine  ���street.   Terms'$500 cash, balance on mortgage... liOOO  Lot and store on Baker streot.   Good location  8,000  Lot on Baker street, near corner of Cedar,s'treot. ��� ���    800  Reason "for selling, owner has mineral claims to look  after.   Apply to J. V  .street, Nelson, B. C.  WANTED.  WANTED���Twelve boys at **S3 a week. Apply today to  Kootenay Cigar Manufacturing Company.  ANTED���An experienced shingle jointer.   Apply to  G. O. Buchanan's lumber oflleo, Nolson or Kaslo.  W  Canada Drug and Book Co.,  LIMiTEt).  Corner linker and Stanley Streets, Nelson.   .  WANTED���General servant and small girl to care for  child.   Apply Mrs. Ferguson, Silica street.  ' The British Columbia Loan and Savings Company,  who give the most reasonable terms to borrowers, allowing principal to be paid off at any time without charging  any bonus.'  GAMBLE &  O'REILLY, Agents.  A Business  H. M. VINCENT  BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON  Young Men  It you want a nobby suit or a stylish pair  of bants for spring wear call at rooms 5 and  9 Clements' block. I will show you some  nice cloth and samples, and will send same  10 your olllce or room whore your measure  can be taken. Will lit you as you were  never, fitted before  LADIES'TAILOR MADE SUITS  A SPECIALTY  Stevens, Th,e Tailor  R. REISTBRER & CO,  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lager Beep,  Ale and Porter  & Harshaw  DRAYING and  EXPRESS  L Bus meets all, trains and 'boats.  Special attention' given the transfer of baggage.* Office and stables  on Vernon street, opposite The  Tribune office.    Telephone No. 35.  C.W.West&Co.  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  AGENTS FOR   ThB-lropsrial-OihCo;���Star-dardOiiCo;   Washington Brick aqd Littje Co.  The H. W. ftJcNiell Co., Lid., Canadian Anthracite Coai (Hard)  Dealers In,  STOVEWOOD  EXPRESS and DRAYING  Having purchased tho express and draying  business of J. \V. Cowan, we are prepared  to do all kinds of work in LIiIm lino, and solicit tho patronage of tho people of Nelson.  Orders left at 1). McArthur & Co's store,  northwest corner Bnker and Ward slreels,  will receive prompt attention.   Telephone 83  GOMER DAVIS & Qo,  BRITISH COLUMBIA POTTMY CO., Ltd  viaroRiA, b^ o.  MANUFACTURERS OF  PRESSED BRICKS     FIRE BRICKS     FIRE CLAY  VITRIFIED SALT GLAZED SEWER PIPES  All kinds of sanitary fittings, agricultural drain tile,  flower pots,-terra cotta, chimney pipe aiid flue lining,  chimney tops, flro brick,, fire ,clay,: all kinds of fire clay*  goods, assayers' furnaces etc., made to order.  PBOFESSIONAL   CAEDS.  H. HOLDICH���Analytical Chemist and Assayer.  Victoria street, Nelson.  EWART & CARRIE���Architects.   Rooms 7 and 8 Aberdeen, block, Bakor street, Nelson.  A.  H.  CANE���Architect and artist,  next door to Nelson library.  Brokenhill Block,  Tho undersigned will soil the following real estate  and personal property at a bargain:  Nine-room house and ten lots set out in orchard  Four-room cottage and five lots.  Two lots and improvements. ?  Fifty-two head of cows.  Fifty milk cans.  Two horaes.  Wagons, sleighs, harness, and everything in  connection- with Hurry's milk ranch.  w~���a.:r:d bbos.  REAL ESTATE AGENTS. West Baker St., Nelson  pTe&e^ a'^e.     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 the purchase  of the following described real estate situate 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 THELIN,  Administratrix estate John Johnson, deceased.  Nelson. B. C, April 10th. 1899.  ���  LOST.  T OST���A pocketcaseof veterinary instruments. Finder  XJ will be rewarded by returning the same to Dr. J; A.  Armstrong, Nelson.  Ornamental  Carden Border Tiles, Vases,  Etc.  Cement, plaster of paris, lime, and all kinds of  ornamental plaster work.  TENDERS   WANTED  FOR  REAL  ESTATE  Tondbrs will be received by the undersigned until 12  o'clock noon on Saturday, April 22ud,-18S)9, for the pur  chase.of the following described real estate situate in  Nelson:  Twenty-two and a half feet of Lots 2 nnd 3 Blork 7,  with improvements, now renting for $.'H) per month.  Lot i Block (I, which is ground leased for $30 per month.  Tho lease has one year to run, and the lessee has Ihe  option of renewal for two years at a monthly rental of  ?*10.  Terms cash. The highest or any tendor not necessarily  accepted.      *; . A.J.MARKS,  Administrator estate Charles Van Ness, deceased.  Ne'son, April 8l.h, ISMJ. . THE  TKIBUtfE: KELSOK, B. 0., WEDNESDAY, APRTL 19, 1899.  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up.     ���  $12,000,000  6,000,000  I.OK1) STRATHCONA AND  MT. ROYAL, Profiidont  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND Vice-President  K   S. CLOUSTON. General Manager  JSTEIXiSOIT   *BIt-A.3SrOI3:  . S. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON       BBANOnKS IN       , LONDON  (England),   NEW* YORK,   CHICAGO  and in tho principal cities in Cauada.  Huy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cable Transfers  GRANT COMMERCIAL AND TRAVELLERS' CREDITS,  available in any part of the world.  DRAFTS I88UKD    COLLECTIONS MADE; ETC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID  THE   GOVERNMENT'S  POSITION.  To'all intents and purposes tlie eight-  hour law is dead. The sentence of death  was passed upon it by the premier and  the minister of mines. The child, they  as ti government created, litis met death  at their own hands.  As the  premier and   his   minister  of  mines have seen fit to sit in judgment on  this act, so at the bar  of. public opinion  they must be arraigned for an abuse of  the  powers  vested in them, in   trifling  with the public.  It requires no argument  . to condemn, their own actions stand out  as  their accusers.    The act  avjis "-'either-  good or bad:: cOmiriieiidable or condemn-'  "able.    If good,- why was its   operation  suspended without at least a fair trial of  its merits? If bad, Avhy did it become law?  The minister of mines, under whose advice  no doubt  the premier has acted, is  the most culpable, and it is not the first  time the honorable gentleman litis shown  a Aracillating  disposition.    He  is.young,  and  if he  thus lacks in  his  youth the  .stamina  Avith which men in his position  should  be endowed,  Ave pity the constituency he represents, and pity still more  the  people  from  which better material  cannot be found for its ministers of state.  To reprimand and condemn the action  of a public man avIio has served the people  faithfully for so  many years n as has  the present premier,- is hard.    We would  Avillingly  believe that his present action  is an oversight-on his^parbieular department.      Securely sheltered    behind  the  premier's "chair,"methinks^ it'is not hard  to- discern   the  trembling' form  of* the  minister   of   mines .* who- implores   the  premier to assume some of the responsibility of the suspension of the laAV.    But  necessity as a prosecutor knoAvs no  respect to person or gray hairs.    An offence  litis  been committed* against the people,  against the members who voted for the  eight-hour    law   'amendment,    by   the  premier and  minister of mines in stifling  its operation at tho instigation of the few.  The  premier has said  the gOA-ernmont  proposes  to proceed  slowly and  to do  nothing  that  would  cause  friction   between the mine-OAvners  and "miners.    It  is a Arery commendable course under different circumstances; but AA*hy, pray, did  not the premier take'this view before the  passage of the act.     In Avitlidniwing the  amendment from  operation tit   the  re-  " quest of" the "liiiife-Owuers tl/ey-establ isli  iVprecident which ailgurs  ill for the institutions of   the .province;     A- public  office is a public* trust," aiid when that  Jbiiu&tJs4vbus"edM/h^  hiineiati^n denial id ^rcj-dress and: satisf'ac-  ,- tion. ,, Tq, condemn,, the entitle gdyerii-  *di(|St��^oS*'"6ii6��:'Slio^:feb��fiijgs' of "one Or two  of jts inehibers Avoiild notice just,; but  the supporters of that government, 'both  in the hoiise and throughout the province  A.t lkvg&�� owe a ditty to their constituents  arid themselves, owe tl duty to the dignity oPtiie. province, in" tleniAudiug either  a retraction of the dedision reiiOlfed On  the eight-hour law by the honorable gen-.  tleiilen, Or their resignation front their  ''positions us mjiiistei's of tlioero\vn.  IS. R Brkainer,  New DeOvei's, April i5th,;lS0O. ;  Says St. Patrick Was a Baptist.  In a paper oil "Scottish Baptists'.' read  by the Rev* D. Lamont i at-fa- Baptist  ministers' meeting held'ili Deliver, Colorado, recently, he stated that "St. Patrick  was born in the fbitrtli century at Dumbarton, one of the ten Roman British colonies in the kingdom of Strathclyde.  His father was a -in ember of the town  coitijcil at that place. His teachings  were of the" Baptist church, and because  baptism received aud conferred by St.  Patrick AVas immersion, is another proof  of his sect. No mention is made of him  by the Catholics until 170' years after his  death, and he never received a dispensation from the Catholic church at Rome."  Is qow prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Skaguay, U. S., Atlin,, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yul^on, District.  of account.    At certain fixed dates, such  its  the end of each week  or the end  ol"  each   month,   the   details    of   payment  should be  examined, and  each item carried out and placed under its respective  head, such as meat, bread, fruit, etc.    By  this  means a comparison  can  be  easily  made betAveeu the  expenses of one Aveek  and those of another, and  excess or  unnecessary expenditure can be at once discovered and checked.    When the ready-  money systam is not adopted in the family, and bills are..sent in for*payment, a  separate  book should be kept, in  which  an  entry can  be made of every article  supplied for household use; and this book  should be compared with, the tradesmen's  accounts Avhen they are   presented for  payment,  so that   any   deerepancy between  the two may be ijoiiited out and  rectified. V  A Fair Eedistribution.  Toronto Globe.  In a speech delivered at Ottawa the  other night Mr. Bennett, M.P. for East  Simcoe, said: "If the Conservative members of the house of commons held the  same opinion on the redistribution bill :as  he did, they would be prepared to become summer residents of Ottawa for the  jiurpose of fighting to a finish this  iniquitous measure. JNTever "was there a  more abominable bill proposed. But  little else was, to be expected from the  gOA-ernment. The proposed measure  would be one so unfair that, if carried,  the Conservative party would not only  be practically wiped out of existence, but  the interests of the country would be  seriously imperilled."  It is by such criticism as this that the  opposition are utterly discrediting themselves in the country. The redistribution  bill has uot yet been laid before parliament, and Mr. Bennett can knoAV nothing  of its chtiracter. If the bill proves to be  of such a character as he recklessly forecasts, then he and his fellOAV-opposition-  ists will be quite justified in fighting it  all summer. The country is sick of gerrymandering, and of all such "unfair devices  to gag public ojmiion and crucify parliamentary oppositions. * The " country demands (1) that the.outrageous gerrymander of 1S82 shall be rectified, and (2) that  -the constituencies shall be redistributed  with, a scrupulous regard for fair play  and within the lines of the municipal  counties. A gerrymander Avould do the  Liberal government infinite .harm.* A  fair redistribution it is bound3 to make.  The* crowning injustice of 1882 it must  abolish.  The C.'P, R. and Donald.  Golden.Era, April 14th.. -  It is a, matter of regret that the Canadian Pacific could not see their way to  treat more liberally the people of Donald  Avho have suffered heaA-ily by the company's action iii removing the workshops.  The experience of the Donald people is .a  severe Object;legs"ohvto-tlie���people'*of Gaiir  adn/," and suppt>rts the contention: thai  trafficking in" townsites by. railway companies! sliould be put"a;n end" to.y.Tile,  touched it save its owner's, although  near the side ofthe public road. But the  most wonderful thing is the superstition  attached to the pitcher. There is an indescribable influence surrounding it that  pre\*ents its touch. Hundreds of people  haA'e gone with the firm determination  of lifting the pitcher* but when they approach it a strange repugnance comes  oA'er them, and they hurriedly depart  Avithout dairying out the object of tlieir  A'isit. One night a bully in tlie neighborhood, Avhile under the influence of whisky, made a bet Avith some friends that he  would go and bring back the pitcher.  He -left to do so, but soon returned as  pale as a sheet and empty handed.  "Boys," he remarked, "no person alive  can lay hands on that pitcher, and 1  Avouldn't attempt it again for the Avhole  of Aiken county."    He refused to tell his  experience and said he Avould not talk  about it. Other parties have gone to see  it, but have met with the same repulsive  feelings.  Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth.  Every citizen in a free government is  or should be a leader. His opinion may  be of as much value as any other man's  opinion. If ho sees a wrong threatening  the rights of his fellows, it is his inherent duty to assail it with all his might.  He is responsible, to the extent of his  oavu voice and A'ote, for every abuse and  eA*il that exists. He is-a Avarrior in the  unending combat against intolerance and  ignorance, and if he falters, humanity  holds him responsible for a share of its  sorrow. Every drone avIio will uot fight  the good battle of freedom is a dead  Aveight for his brother to bear; he is a  ghoul avIio is found at midnight taking  trinkets from his fallen comrades.  w  B  fa  fa  m-f  All  kinds  in  stock  SASH  DOORS  MOLDINGS  You caq save money  by purchasing your  lumber froff) me  J. A.  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Contractors and Builders  AVILL DO WELL TO  BOY THEIR LUMBER  -   AT,  G, 0. BUCHANAN'S  Housekeeping Accounts.  The habit of keeping a strict account  of every farthing received and spent is  one of the most effectual checks to unnecessary outlay. If it is to be of any  service this account must be kept regu-  ly and precisely. The entries, however  trifling, should be made daily, and at the  end of the Aveek the sum total on either  side should be added up and ��� balanced,  care being taken to notice Avhether the  cash in hand  agrees with  the .statement  =peopl<rof ^o^ldlnirde^tlpir homes there  under representations which gave theiu  eyeijy reason to bfelieve that D���onald^vds  to, be a��perhnuient" railjyaty eSntre,��and it  is*very hard iipjbn, niauy��of tfie;��residents  that, ttfter they have" spent the best part  of their Jives there, they should be forced  to turn out aiid make new- honies for  themselves, While they tire Handicapped  by heavy losses", in buildings arid improve-  inbiits which hivvp. been rendered valuer  Joss. Mr. I'Vi'i'est, the owner of the Forrest house,- has alone l09t someAvhere  between" $1000 and $��Q06, and other" firnis  have suffered in proportion. It ii? a serious thing to have to recognize that there  is no stability in any Canadian Pacific  townsite, but tluit is really the position  In the face of the statements mid propositions submitted by Mr.D'Arcy, th�� company's claim agent. That fact ought to  be known and rec*ogniz;ed from one end  of the Dominion to the other, and should  luive the early attention of jjarliament.  An, Enchanted Pitcher.  About fiA-e miles from Aiken, South  Carolina, on the Charleston dirt road and  in sight of the raihvay, is a little place  that was first christened Polecat, but  afterward, changed to Montmorenci, the  French for that ordorous little animal.  Many years ago a young Avoman came  with her pitcher to draAV a bucket of  Avater from a Avell at Montmorenci and  set the vessel in the holloAved top of a  stone post that some of the railroad  men had moved there. While drawing  the AA-ater a flash of lightning came that  struck the chain to which the Avell  bucket AA'as attached, and the Avoman  Avtis killed in her tracks. Her remains  Avere removed, but the pitcher avjis left  just where the dead girl had set it. To  this day ..tlie pitcher remains in the same  place, and so far from being-removed, it  is   said   that   no   living   hand has ever  A large stock of first-class dry material on hand, also  a full line of sash, doors,'mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY.  Yard:   Foot" of Hendryx* street, -Nelson  ���**-.���   John Rae, Agent  Ciw's Nest Pass Coal Co.  PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY  ALL ORDERS Q  eHar-les "St; Bar^  'A^itffc  Stfcft'Bt'Aft Will buy ;24s liorses,��-12\w��tv)jons,.2  <psJ%JSJ\J wagonettes, I:buggy, 10 sets;of  Lslelghs, and^a^completo-outfli^offJnar'aess.Tsad^  dies, blankets, etc.,* and a going business of  $30,000 a year.   Terms.  Will buy two lots and l-mmrdve-  north side of Vernon  and; Josephine streets.  ments on  street; between Ward  Terms. *^  ���tAKAA Will buy SO by 120 feet on the  iP'SjOV^V/ south, side of Baker street. beV  tween Stanley'and Kootenay-streets.  Cash.  <tfe-ir& im/Sn  .Willibuy BO by 120 "feet, on the  *P-lu}vW  northeast corner of Baker "and  Josephine streets.  Cash.   JOHN HbUSiTON,.  P.O. Boat 67 .Vernon street"! Nelson  APCTJ&N SAlLiE  or  Household Furniture and Personal Effects.  Acting under instructions from Mr.- R S. Aiulrows,  barrister, who  is about leaving the city, we shall on  Wednesday, April 26th, 1899, at 2 p. m,  sell by public auction, absolutely without reserve, the  entire contents of his rosidenoe, tnir4 house from Stanloy  street on Carbonate street, next door west of mayor  Neelaiid's residence; consisting of-largo extension oak  dining table, oak book-case and 'desk, magnificent oak  sideboard, set of dining-room ehairiS in solid oak, oak hall  rack, drawing-room .chairs, sofas and bric-a-brac, two  fine solid oak bed-room acts; four oxtra fine Wilton rugs,  hall and stair carpets, laco curtains, kitchen and heating  stoves, linoleum, bath, refrigerator, patent kitchen table  and many other house-held articles too   numerous  to  mention.        ' . ���    ,.     .   All these artmlesare in excellont condition, being m  use leBS than one year. This is an excellent opportunity  to get good furniture at your own prices, as Mr. Andrews  has put no reserve ori anything .and the quality of the  J foods is ahead of anything we have ever offered for sale  lore.   Goods on view afternoon prior to and on morning  of sale.  Sale at 2 o'clock sharp.   Terms cash.  C. A. %VATKKMAN & CO., Auctioneers.  TO CONTRACTORS.  Tenders will be received by the undorsigned for the  various works requisite in the erection of a bank at Nelson, in pressed, brick and terra cotta, for the Bank of  Montreal.  Plans and specifications by F. M. Rattenbury, architect, Victoria, can bo seen at my office.  Tenders to be sent in on or before April 30th. The  lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  ' A. E. HODGINS, Architect.  Office: West Baker street, Nelson, B. C.  BOARD AND ROOM  First-class board and room. Todd's old stand, comer  Ward and Carbonate streets, in rcar.of Knglish church.  Heated by steam. Table board $4, room and board $5  and.$5.50.     . -  A collection.of flno Belgium Canaries for sale. ',  J. V. O-LAUGHMX. .  QA Record in Telegraphy.  Associated Press.  London, April 18.���Herr Pollack,' the  well known engineer and electrician, has  discovered a means of telegraphing sixty  thousand words per hour over "a single  wire.  The TiMfflt Hotel  B  B  m  New Silk Blouses,  Top Skirts,   Underskirts,  White Underwear,  Correct Styles,  and Lowest Prices.  w  fa  MARTIN O'REILLY & 00;  BANK IOP B. O.  BUILDING, NELSON.  TEEMS   CXA-SBC  fyALOJIE & TRECILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  mmm  ^.m  #^  ���:m  m  m>.m  JP  P. Burns & Co.  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL  THK BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND  Meat  Wholesale Markets at /folson, Rosslan'd, Saritfon and Greenwood^  RETAIL  STORES AT  Nelson,  Trail, Ymir, Kaslo^ New Denver, Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  City, Grand Forks,  Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  One  of the.;best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Large comfortable ^bedrooms and  flrsl-class dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  EATBS  S2   FEK ,:D.A.'-*5r  ORDERS BY MAIL    ,  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  West Kootenay Bul&her Qo.  ALL KINDS OF FRESH ANP SALTEa) JM?S  WHOLESALE ANi) RETAIL "  FISH AND POULTRY Iti SEASON  Mrs.  E. C;  CLARKE, Prop.  ' Late of fche Royal Hotel, Calgary,  \\. D. r|UME, Manager,  The finest hotel in the interior.  Largo sample rooms., Steam heat and electric light.  corner dv Ward and vernon Sts., nelson  Ma.dtfen House  BAEEft AND WARD STREETS; NELSON  Balder Street, Jlelson \v C. TRAVES-,- Manager  *y       ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND'PROMPT ATTENTION.    ~ -���   ---*-"  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS; Ltd.  HEAD OFFICE,  LONDON,  ENGLAND.  All communications relating to British Columbia business to be addressed to P.O. Drawer  505, Nelson, British Columbia  J.  vs:'  RODERICK; ROBERTSON,;'.General'Manager (  SflFOWtERf^M, MipSrtgJEngiheeiL___i"_^:2=  jlinsg^M?^  The oiily'hotcljn Nelson that lias remained under one  management since. 1890.  .The bed-rooms  aro  well furnished and   lighted by  electricity. -  Thodiiiirig-rbom is not seebnd to any in Kootenay*  The b��ar Js,"alway:H,8toCkcd Uy'tho best domestic and  inipprted llatiors and eigarsi;  THdMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  Two and a half miles up the Outlet from Nelson.  QDPftfiT fTIFC.     Spring?Chickens, fresli Ci^am,  OrJlMAMlfto:     Pure Milk; Fresh-Laid Eggs.  All of which are from the ranch belonging to the hotel  A pleasant place to spend afternoons, oveninKfi and  enjoy delicacies that cannot be obtained in hotels or  restaurants at Nelson. Good stabling. Open day and  night.  Can be reached by either road or water.   .  WILLIAM ROBERTS,-Proprietor.  BON  OPEN���'���DAY AND NIGHT  city  The only restaurant  in   the  employing only white cooks.  Merchants' lunch from 12 to 2  o'clock,; 25 cents. Dinner from 5  to 8.    Short orders   at  all   hours.  Large and well lighted Heated by hot air  Reasonable rates Sample rooms  Electric bolls and light in every room  ' Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL  VICTORIA  J. V. PERKS, Proprietor       ��}  Free bus meets all trains .  Hourly street car to station  Revelstoke, B.C.  v*tf.4^t>fvf}"��.  ASE NOT EASTERN IMITATIONS  .<j  BUT ARE iyADK UY  o#: itfiBiiScdsr, B.e3_  Your llpiise Needs IlefupnisBSiig'  Can Mkpply you with all kinds of  r  s a  Corner of Baker and Ward streets  NKLSON. B. C,  AT REASONABLE PRIOES}  UNDERTAKING IN GOMNECTION  H. D. Ashcroft  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSfeSHOEiNG  SEWER AND WATER CONNECTIONS  JOBBIMC A  -Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a first-class  wheelwright.  Special attention given to.all'kinds of repairing and  custom work from outside points.  Sh.op:   l(all Street, between Baker and Vernon, Nelson  Stf aieiian Brlos.  Plumborn, etx;.. Opera House Block, Nelson.. l;'1  hi  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 1899.  1  I  \ir:#  Spring Medicines  and Blood Purifiers  WE HAVE  A   LARGE   STOCK OF THE FOLLOWING  WELL KNOWN AND EXCELLENT REMEDIES:  Lynjan's Beef Iron and Wine     Paine's Celery Compound  Spring's Sarsaparilla     Hood's Sarsaparilla  /-tyre's Sarsaparilla  Kennedy's IV|edical Discovery   Pierce's Wjedical Discovery  AND ALL THE OTHKIt LEADING PKKPAKATIONS  THESE   GOODS   ARE   ALL   FRESH/HAVING   JUST  ARRIVED  DIRECT FROM THE  MANUFACTURES  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON  Neck Dressings  Are the.most important part of man's spring ."get up,  His whole attire depends upon beauty and quality of his  NECKWEAR  Our line of Puff Knots, Four-in-  Hand and Bows, elicited a full measure  of praise from all who have seen them.  The designs are remarkably beautiful,  rich, and so varied that no man is  likely to meet his duplicate.  Fine Shirts, white and colored, and  all   other  fixings  at  moderate   prices at  J       A       ON    V U D    THE UP-TO-DATE  ���    M,    1JII L. r\ C. fl       FURNISHER, NELSON  JGOINC FAST���ONLY ONE WEEK MORE  i|... -7 PAYS of -,';/:."  25 per Cent Reduction Sale  iS^>FOR.-RARE^ARGAINS; ftJ' u  ys..:.xy^iyy. V^W*" -'"y��. ;��i ���������= "��^fe".?-!y,,y ~y"--  mm'^mmm^f-  '-,n^sfrPfn���       ���nn nnn        0        "D('��� .      ��� "      ��?    B    .�� '^.a ^n.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  J. R. Duulop of Montreal has arrived  in Nelson for the purpose of entering the  local branch of tlie Merchants' Bank of  Halifax as teller.  William Hunter of Silverton returned  home this morning after spending a  couple of days in Nelson as ambassador  of the Silverton celebration committee.  He is confident that his mission was accomplished and that the Nelson sports  Avill celebrate the 24th May at Silverton.  James Lawrence returned on Monday  evening from a four weeks'trip around  the cities on the Pacific coast. While in  California he made a study of base ball,  and in consequence the local ball tossers  will require to brush up their play.  Sam Keo was brought to Nelson last  evening by provincial constable Wilson'.  He was sentenced by George A. Bigelow*  and J. P. Hell, .justices of the peace, to  twenty days' imprisonment-at hard labor  for the theft of a quantity of cigars,  tobacco and cigarettes from J, Campbell  of Creston'.  F. J. Smith of the Moyie Leader came  in last night from the town tliat; has a  raihvay, but is without a station. He  reports the toAvn quiet at present, but  the outlook good. The railroad company  see that they have made a. mistake in  building their station at Moyelle, where  there is no business, and not likely to be  any, and will probably in the near future  move all their belongings at Moyelle to  Moyie.  A team attached, to the delivery wagon  of the Parsons Produce Company ran  away yesterday morning and scattered  about 300 dozen of eggs in the vicinity of  the Nelson Planing Mill.  John Cuinmings, a pioneer merchant' of  Nakusp and New Denver, is iu Nelson  making arrangements for the opening of  a general store at Atlin City, in the Atlin  Lake district. Hilliard J. Richardson,  Avho has had charge of Kirkpatrick &  Wilson's crockery department, Avill haAre  an interest in , the Atlin Lake venture,  and Avill leaA'e Avith Mr. Cuminings about  the end of the Aveek for Atlin City.  It Avas rumored on the streets yesterday that the office of chaiicellor of the  municipal exchequer was going begging.  Alderman Beer, it is said, is desirous of  shifting tlie responsibilities of tlie position upon some other member of the  finance committee, but as yet neither of  them have expressed any Avilliugness to  accept. Alderman Beer's reason i'or desiring, to be relieved is said to be that  liis business will take-him away from the  city "moreor less. =The other members,of,  the committee contemplate "remaining in  Nelson, but they feel unequal'to the task  of,framing a budget speech iu accordance  with the demands of the. public works  committee for $00,000 in addition* to the  $17,000 already set aside for public Avorks.  lEai-l^^ ��;?s ��� eufc  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  TREMONT.  James Westgate. Ymir        I Joseph Wellcr, Gout Creek  1). N. Sheffield, Port Hill      | H.F. Burnmster, Goat Creek  QUEEN'S.  E; Thompson.'Cascade I Joseph Wilson, Creston  V. J. Smyth, Moyie | Geo. A.- Meyer, Creston  HUME:  J. A; Bernstein, San Fran-1 A. G. McKenny, Toronto  oiseo | c,- M. ljiirscn,- Kettle Kails  J. J. Southett, Vancouver    I Mrs.- Lambert,-Hjcan June  1). S. Thorn son, Montreal        tion  J.  K    C'ollom,    Wellisley,    K. K. Smith, Kamloops  Mass j k. C. Davidson, Kamloops  It. McLean, lvaslo | K. Frank Held, Hutfalo  T. E. Armitstead, Spokane   li. Kainmelinyir, Silverton  A. \V. Johnson, Vancouver I  MADDEN.  John Poplmm,-Silverton  J. S. Meh'arlaue, Silverton  Martin Mori ell, Silverton  M. Loin oux, S1oj.hi Citj  J. N. McLean, Brooklyn  Frank Terry, Kiversview  J. V. Kennedy, Kuskonook  J. Grant, Kuskonook  1). N. Gillespie, Creston  SILVER  KING.  Charles Nolson. Ainsworth | James Hunter, Montreal  CLARICE.  Hoburt Smith, Cranbrook    | AV. Jenks, Guelph, Out  PHAIR.  Frank Darling. Vancouver  .1. Whitmore, Kaslo  II. L. A. Keller, Ymir  A. 11. Grassoy, Oro  William   Lawson, Toronto  W. Heathcote, Bonnington  -  Falls .     .  W..T. Gurd, Cranbrook  A. Mooucy, Creston  E. Emerson, Crouton  F. Swannell, Creston  Mrs. Atherton. Victoria  II. Irwin, ltossland  J. A. Kirk, ltossland  C. W. Grcenless, New Denver. .  GKAND CENTRAL.  C. S. Hest, Kaslo  T. H. Schuek. HhII Sidii g  John McCorquoditle, Ymir  G. M. Lightbody, A'mir  11.. D. MoTuvish, Creston  M. Martin, Creston  Have Completed Excavating.  Messrs. Hillyer & Co. have completed  the work of excavating for the Bank of  Montreal building, and are now putting  iu concrete footings.  MINING   RECORDS.  N'KI.SON MINING DIVISION���KKCOllD OFFICE   AT   NKLSON.  Tuesday. April 18.���Locations���Hen Hur, situate three  miles south ot* Ymir; Thomas If. Oddio locator. Great  Western, situate one-half mile west of Salmo; Thomas  Dennett locator. Katie IJ, situate on Hear crock, adjoining Republic.   ''    -  NELSON, B. C;  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B..C.  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORE  CARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK;  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  Giant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  Iron, Steel,  Sheet  Iron, T-Rails  Paints, Oils, G-lass  <mr~  Contractors  and Others  .Who ^ use picks, shovels,, .etc.;,  should riot fail, to , look at our line  of goods, which for qualities ;and  material cannot be beat. ?  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:  Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  Tr|E LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO.  Will   be  found  in  their  new  premises  on   Baker Street  with  a  complete  stock  of  HARDWARE  Shelf and  Heavy  Heavy  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  You  will find it to your advantage to consult us  y'. befoi'e-.placing your'orders  Tin-smithing arid Plum,biqg a Specialty  Estimates Cheerfully Furnished 3 '���  'jk compete Wtt)jck of Staple aridv Fancy Groceries  in- sfrock. Cask ciistdmers ^11; find Ijj, to $Meit  advantage to trade witli us. Prompt attention to  family_orders.   .West, .Biocsfc, Baker Street Bast, Nelson. B. O,  F. B. MOjRSB,  SGiI/ffcBiii-iBiSdklyiij tiii*fc��\theVeV jiojtf Deling  =|fiffiei^ii ������ffii$isffii'%$". w&�� ������ yjs<Jfiaa,"^k'  :&Mfce-Jiieif"Mb;����Dlnis���� "heeh /%k;Miig oii: JbJie.  Nfeisoij;v&v.33kifiilgtOii���li:6acl.^ 3He>'di,?ap-%  ipearecV flbinJ|iiskqiidokf* tiTboutvsix weeks *  Vago-'aiicrwjis afiei-wtiiklt "f-Mmtt .Svwtli"one  otvhis iee^bjidly; iimen;, ^:^**\vas**tji^*i;t^cl  "ni:���*bli&Gr-3stou liosixito  eli^ge' 'ii^s;;; bneen   ^aiidferiiig ''a-qiiiggsl*^  !ai36u^i*d"the'"':*j<**"oo(is,".0 s.:'".'". *  *     '   -    ,.  ��(i ,"V.;��ti'ii'pQrtnei'sTof^Shclt4ind^ ��V%r'   . ��.  ft",     gNAPS^INHdUSES.^SI^IO'IJS;"      ���  ���������.. j^}AiiL]P'^i^I^%^^i0^ �� ��  ff      "OKf.yb      n^tevKn^n-Gf .    ���       UD    n    ?* ���A   ��     "    D d    �� ^ \B   .^'l^   D   ft��  J. L. 4ANSTQNE,:   -R^ fe WltpVIS)  .MtiUs^aiia'-MiijingiS.tockl;        nn. 'feufems Broker  AND  All 3s:*r3sriDs 03F?  CANVAS GOODS,  TENTS,  AWNINGS AND  tANGY STRIPED CMTA-INS *F0R  VERANDAHS AND WINDOWS  ALLSIKKS 0^TftNTSlN:ST0g^ II I  II    |V, i^r-S.  Ba^er street, opposlte-i)OHtb'..cc, NeWon-- _L _1__JL-, F*ZlV���/-  W, P. DICKSON  3. McPHBEI  B. H. H. APPIiBWHAITB  trie  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Electric Equipments for Electric Power Transmission and Lighting for Mines, Towns  Electric Fixtures, Lamps, Bells, Telephones, Annunciators, Etc. j  P. Oi Box 606. Josephine Street, Nelson, B. O.  fifiAMMl KEB imm CO., M  WHOLESALE   -A.3STD   RETAIL  -JElLJkrSf,    GrJElj&-Tl$rn   FEED,   ETC!  OUR MAMMOTH STOCK OF  BOOTS AND  EVERYTHING IN THE SK0E LINE  26 AND 28 WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON  -". - W"e:.dQn*t" "idaimf* ^0.",sifppJ*&j'\(ev��e1li'  n       5b   ���   n *Ug o       - ��*    ddQD   ��� D"     ��    nSg '   n- "   "    ^   n^   *��� Ihf    n      S*" ^^   ��' B��  :���;J^[|nt;.i\VQ. 'dp-,] ^kirivj-tq)" ^arrr^ ��-aj-* ^dij|^��tHligsS  ;f6ajy*t"-tevb,eatar-jn^MpateiiaVV,-"''" yy^"y\{  'yens: .iifa^v^ci^,, v:mi^.x^mfe*J".ai*idv%~e}'.dpnSs  viliied:".:tii%" tlie"1 ".quality.".of  otir   ^o&clss  jmiq^yptlc^svate tight-.      ��� .      ��� ;b - ..  "����'e dont ad^e'rtise any*' feolisE ;prices��,"  "but Quir ;m;Dttp -Isj "Fni'l ^eig^t!^ and-  Good: Good'?.''' "      ���".-'"  "������ A sbipnient of  first-elass  arhived.  apples just"  Telephone 10.  Box K & W.      Baker street West, Nelson  > ?:.  Builders and contractors can now secure  the best lime on the market at  Write for quotations on car lots.  3STELS03ST,   B.  1  O-  Vienna Restaurant  Baker street, between Jonephino and  Hall streets, Nelson.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NIGHT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  IR-      ���HTXTRK'S",     PBOPBIETOE  Nelson Iron Works  MANUFACTURERS OF  ENGINES, BOILERS. SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OP EVERT DESCRIPTION  Ilepaii-H promptly attended lo.       P. O. Box 173,  per 100 Lbs  ESTABLISHED  1879. j  Twenty years old and still growing-  parsons Produce ��p.  WHOLESALE  PROVISION  MERCHANTS  COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSEMEN  AND JOBBERS OF GREEN FRUfTS  Another Shipment of Fancy Groceries Has lust  ���r*^<3L*Eri*)i*isrG-  Vto Camps' Macaroni and Cheese,  Pork and Beans and Sweet Potatoes  Just added another brand of/tea to j^ur 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  CALL   AND   INSPECT  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  Baker Street.        T. G. PROCTOR, "Manager  STEINWAY  The Standard   Piano  of the World.  N0RDHEIMER  The Artistic Piano of  Canada.  HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPEG  J. A. ROGERS, General Manager  Manager for Western British Columbia,:  JOHN PARSONS, Vancouver  Manager for Yukon District, . .   i  CHAS. MILNE, Dawson  Manager for Southern British Columbia.  P. J. RUSSELL, Nelson  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. O.  M. DesBrisay & Go.  ABWP MUSIC CO., Mson, Agents.  BR-A-nST OKIES.  VANCOUVER-A, .F. Ralph, Manager.  DAWSON OITY-^A. G. Cunninglian, Manager.  ATLIN CITY-J. A. Fraser, Manager.  NELSON���P. J. Hussell, Manager.  Stocks carried at Victoria, Rossland, Cranbrook, Greenwood and Revelstoke.  The largest handlers of Butter and Eggs in  the Canadian Northwest.  The Best on the Market  Just received a carload of the Lake of the Woods Milling Company's  celebrated Hungarian brands of Flour, -which will be sold at the same  price as tlie  inferior  grades on the market.    Try it and   be  convinced.  Family orders a specialty and free daily delivery  Mail and telephone ordors promptly attended to  Baker Street "West, opposite Oddfellows' Block  JOHN A. IRVING 1 CO.  Have just received a consignment of. Harris home  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  SPECIAL ATTENTION ��� PBBD j. SgDIBE) Mef st. Um  The supply is limited, so call early and examine thin stock.  ^m  'JUM^.��-^Wl>t^lJ**l* WWi-��Mr.3.l����HmMfc��*lw,��  *i.��il.*J,��M..���fc...r*".. ���

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