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 THE ACT WILL BE ENFORCED  BOTH   SIDES   HEARD. =3=  Special to The Trib mo.  Victoria, May 1.���The provincial government today arrived at a decision respecting tlie amendment to tlie Metalliferous Mines Inspection Act making  eight hours a working day for tliose  employed underground in the metalliferous mines, and all concerned will forth-  Avith be notified that effect is to be given  to the Act from the twelfth day of .June.  There have been very weighty representation, received on both .sides of the question, nnd the members of the government  had no little hesitation about making  their announcement, but they finally  determined that, the safest course would  be to abide by the decision of the legislature. '__   Gazette Announcements.  Spec'ul to The Tribune.  Victoria, May l.���The following  announcements are made in the Official  Gazette today: An examination of public school teachers, will be held in Nelsou  on July 3rd. The City of Columbia is incorporated ; nominations for a mayor and  six aldermen are to be made on the 18th,  and the election is to be held on the 25th;  ,)'. K. Dunlap is named as returning officer. Edward A. Crease of Nelson is appointed a police magistrate and a stipendiary magistrate, with power to hold  small debts court for Nelson and a radius  of ten miles. Harry Wright is appointed  a clerk in the government 'office at Nelson.  FRIDAY MORNING,   MAY  18!)!).  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR;    ^EEKLY, Sgii. _  Associated Press.  Victoria, May 1.���Tlie Official Gazette  today contains  notice  of  the   following  provincial appointments :  George Munro,  Kamloops, to be a member of the boards  of licensing commissioners and commissioners of police for tlie said city, vice It.  H. Lee, James F. Armstrong, Fort Steele,  government agent, to be the collector of  votes .-for tlie south riding of East Kootenay,    A'ice    C.   M.   Edwards,    resigned.  Francis B. Wells  and  A;  C.  Thompson,  Revelstoke, to be members of the licensing  board of that city.    Thomas Kirkpatrick  and William J. Dickey, Revelstoke, to be  members of the board of police commissioners of that city.    Findley R.  Russell,  Vancouver, to be police .-magistrate for  said city in  the  absence- or  during the  illnessof the  salaried police magistrate.  The undermentioned police and  stipendiary magistrates have been authorized to:  hold smal 1 debts courts for the territories  ���opposi te their mimes : Y ;Wil! hi in IpLilley '���  &Jvaslof"Yfp���rVjt^  y(We^i(ltqpteiiax$;Jdseph  '% G^^d^orks ��� ^ivtilie^crty^ ^Gra^'jl^rks %  ryaiiit^vxihihxi'xddih^  ani,wy&yyrT<��."S y. "��v   .-��"* .Yp".*u ;��*r^E-y"-  iyj-y^ .1  ���fi:oinL*^euders;for:the?coiiiplotiou;Of the  |.".LiIldoet-���auYlp*Iaytt.Q^  ���*Lw|*>vfs^  vheldt'bytiyiiBli^ the?  ; "govqruiheut?qfifi<|e there, &f��,?iVzetlhj^ayi-  ""iV'fji'v^fT'tfi ^^Y"- 7*-��"=V.�� y,i  wZfl^.tp.-y'vpp   .*".     .  k-i'M-g'^w's^^-Ji jtb. .-�� ^> ��� -..ir: ���!'..,y - ���,-_��� ��� ���   -y   ��� y.  ^WUBfee jStrictl^jPriv^fe;"; "."������:-; ������-.  ���","". ^"f-i/Asso'Cirttcd^lVrcsS*"--  'f���..'   y."  . ��� lioigjn'=" #Ii%*"-'\*4t-:3^^S.c!pi:cli ifg, \s,tc? ��^hd|5  f*B��iHin"*coi4'esp6ndenfa4f��� the fDJiily, .Newsy,  ernment had made proposals to the governments of Canada and Australia on the  subject of the proposed cable, but  that no final arrangements iiad been  made. To this is added the statement  that the government of Great Britain  has always considered that the construction of a cable is of far greater importance, to Australasia and Canada than to  the United Kingdom. For this reason  the government considers that the responsibility of constructing and operating the cable should be borne by Canada  and the Australasian colonies, they taking the profits and the United Kingdom  giving an annual subsidy not exceeding  ��20,000 for a period not exceeding  twenty years.  Quit Negotiating and Gone to Fighting.  Associated Press.  AVashington, May 4.���The war department is satisfied from the dispatches received -from general Otis  today that the  American commander has  put  aside the  insurgents' temporizing  over   peace proposals and  has  turned   his attention to  most aggressive tactics.    The  wisdom of  this course is fully approved by the  officials  here,  who  have foreseen that the  rebels need further chastisement in order  to bring thorn,to a realizing sense of their  position.    The early despatches from general Otis clearly defined the general plan  of his latest .-movements..   He is moving  in  two  columns.    McArthur -is  pushing  straight forward over a nine-mile stretch  of country  between  Cahunpit  and   the  latest  rebel  stronghold,  San   Fernando,  and Lawton is  directing  a strong  force  under Sumner to prevent  the insurgents  from retreating from San Fernando into  the mountains  to -the north.    The later  dispatches show that there has been hot  work in the execution of this movement,  particularly so  in   McArthur's  advance  on San Ferando.     The defeat of Luna at  St. Thomas and the scattering of the insurgent   forces    leaves   McArthur   four  miles from San Fernando, with a clear road  before him.    He  will take  the  city  tomorrow   morning,   according    to    Otis'  plans.    The taking of towns is no longer  herp as,of ���  deration^  ;t5f{;to��'  ���tSlfiiisiii^ai^  SPAIN TO DEMAND TERRITORY  FROM   HELPLESS   CHINA.  Associated  l'res=.  Iloxd Ivo.vo, May 5.-- Spanish agents  are collecting evidence here; with a view  of claiming a cession of land in China, by  way of indemnity from the  ernment i>>r permitting  Abbey to leave Canton  with arms for the  The      .steamer.      Abbey  Chinese! gov-'  the   steamer  last   autumn  Filipinos,  was      seized  by admiral Dewey on September 2:ird.  She was of American register, though.  formerly known as the fa-si g. It was  reported to admiral Dewey that she was  carrying arms and supplies of Avar to the  Filipinos, and he sent the McCulloch to  intercept her. When the American cutter  finally found the Abbey in Salagas  Bay, on the southern coast of Luzon, the  Filibuster had landed her cargo of arms'  and ammunition, and the insurgents refused to give them up. Thereupon the  Abbey was seized and taken by the "McCulloch to Manilla, in accordance with,  admiral Dewey's desire to maintain the  status quo in the Philippines pending the:  conclusion of the work of the peace commission in Paris.  LOCAL AND MINING NEWS FROM  ADJACENT   TOWNS   AND CAMPS.  ���tliewiii&uiige'rn^  a '"th"ef*u/>rth":-^ My yen: nt^tjlie.*:r,ebe.Ujl" dpHthdi* 1  ! *mcceed iii* 'getliug Tihtd,. irie'YiilouiitaiuS;".  -ril^y-*'    Infill i.\+.m n   .4-'! * *-*��-^_ ^ta*  u t V�� jPl'4-      r^-*^%��-* 4-\ * k wU n D n.^i^. -^-��nm -  Pass Teapot Resolutions.  Associated Press.  Neav York, May 4.���At the one hundred and thirty-first annual meeting of  the NeAV York Chamber of Commerce today Morris K. Jessop AAras chosen president to succeed Alexander E. Orr, av1io>  declinedrenomination. .T.K.Simonds,William'E. Dodge and Levi P. Morton Avere  elected vice-presidents for the four years-  More than 400 members '.were present at.; ���  the meeting, and upon its close the annual luncheon Avas .served by Delmoiiico..  The foIloAving resolutions Avere adopted ::'.  Whereas,'it appears from tlie testi-'  mony produced before the Mazet coin-!  mittee that candidates nominated foi-;  judicial -offices had paid large sums of.';  money, to their" political party, and that.;  appointments of referees and other court.;  'officers'^, had. beehV niade: uponthe^dicta-V  ii'pjb; "okl��&iuKssngg^ektiQh^  e>s;f.a.s^:,a- '*rSwa"uc :7f6iV*poli%'fil/ser.viqe":>  *he,refor^- '���^}>^;^\f^ ity I;}.:%yyy, '*Mj mJ  iussiaJias intimated-fjliat^t is h0r wish  | ��!tliat;��t!ife ^^1cjbe^"pri"vl*;6y;.'be iiVai,i|tatn.e"(l  IfYl'e^ '.  *'"yJ.Uh0j)a conference.   Tiffs- del<Sgaffes ;W��jll  Y6iieifefbr1e":. be- 'pledged to ��sl&cVecy.Y:iEhe  fi!eA\'Bpapei;s ��wilr.ob^ionu1��Iy's*no.t be aIIOA\r.ed  Vto/hWeYf'epreseutatiVes  l.oj'ily ��tuthfeii1)ie.iuforinati0n tha.t  &1.11 be  Tojbtainesd! willVbe couttiined iiiYthe  Official  '��u"ii'i,ntft:i'y of the pi'ocaedings, which it is  |"already. announced the secretaries will  Vsuijply..-. Tji0 same, coi-respondent leai-i*^  | that the itAvvh council of The Hague has  refus^ed.to give a festal  reception to the  j 'Congress, because tlie. pope and the Transvaal AtfCre Hot invited to take part iii the  deliberationg.  A Special Session Likely.  Associated Press.  WAsm>?cn'ONV May 4.���There is agrdw-  | iijg belief ahiOhg the pramineut uiemberS  Of coiigress tlutt the president Avill crtll  Veoiigrbss, td ineet ij| extiEa*n'<liJi!iii'y ^cs^ioh  this fall.Vprobaoly early in OctobCf; Tlie  questions which will come before the next  congress for settleineiit, including as they  do everything growing, .quit of the possessions acquired as it result of the war  with Spain, general legislation including  that relating to culTency inform, and the  Nicargua canal, are of such great iiu-  portance that the president is inclined to  regard it as adv-isable that congress  should meet earlier than the regular  session in December.  The Pacific:Gable.  Associated Press.  London, May 4.���^The report of. the  Pacific cable committee, which Avas issued  today, sIioavs that the committee had re-,  commended that the proposed cable be"  opened and operated by the goA-ernnieiits  interested���Canada and Australia���and  that the general direction be in the hands  of a manager in London, under controlof  a small board, upon Avhieh the associated  goA'ernmeuts should be represented.  Pacific Gable Correspondence.  Associated Press.  London, May 4.���A parliamentary  paper containing the correspondence regarding the proposed Pacific cable AA'as  issued tonight. Embodied in the paper  is the statement made by Mr. Chamberlain in the house of commons' on April  2Sth to the effect that the  British goAr-  arice trian��tlie"i:iceV]aiids";  hill��t]  W'ong'the". fdpty  Trying; to /Defeat "ihe "Strikers"^";      Y"  . . i="7 ." . A^spc'ate'd.sPrels0;,.'"  \      ���"."'��� ���     . "t  ;&U'P���fA;L0^I^ Corrigan-,  , bf.the Lake Carrier.s'^  in Bulfttla t'o.'lil'glit^. Ill aii  iii&vviexy lie"  stated tlia^ the 7assbcja|;tiuon  wIiich���76Qii-  trols  till  Of- tte" flliipliTug  pn* tlie^rejitta  Lakes,  oiltside  qf7 Ciia"nida?j;iuteiid*ed   t;o ,  back up  tlie  co.ii*fc*cafc"t6rs" Of" 'Biiffalo" hi  their figlit, Avith' tlie gvain shovellers,'aiid'  the first step in that direction Ava.s taken  today, Avheii all grain sliipirieiits to Bidf-  alo   AA'erC   ordered    stopped.        It    A\'jts  Tilie       intlitti(J*h==i^t<r      tl iWFt====li]Te  grain    to    Cleveland   aiid     other    lake  ports     Avhere     tliere     are     elevators,,  and also to utilize tlie ^Velhind canal aiid  St. LaAVreuCe river routes.     Sliould  the  strike continue anyYJeugth of time, JMr.  Corrigan said it would mean  the  ruination of Buffalo as a  shi;l)]iiiig  point, aiid  would undoiibtediy prove a booln of' the  biggest kind   for  tlie   Canadian   route,  Shippers Avho had  noArcr  before  utilized  the  Montreal  outlet  would  now do so,  and in becoiiting familiar With it would  continue to ship their grain that way.  f-hp%t&'\py-'&*'y,':.^y,6.:"��'y&x$��w' pn��,;p^t ^.,y,y^' "^n..-^-.-nfls'  .enadteas^oy^tte  yfe^^^,al|)fesi.!i^f^|^p^^  vassessineijtsYon" candidates,; M.iy~Sj.itcUcin.-I.���:  .p*l|tee%|tai*cd^ prolnb  'fcopxjt ip|iti;6iAtige fcij'-^ersoiitlli "bycy "ifytitiffilA  Reasons/. '-." .-...,;.-��� i ' Tj [���"���'*:"-S-. �� }������"���," ���"'���*���'  Y" ���  -     ���" .,-.,, ..���. 7 yyy.- ":y"-y��...:.. -,"��� ���- ��� ...  ', .,>'   .  The:^-'TTte^Kesei?Yatioil. OpeiiedY.  :YY   y s     ��� Asr|Sciat���ed"lYw'ss;",. ����. "��Y    * ��.   ���   .���������'='  /m��� VDyiU^^^yptidOf Jtiiky .$i.���MWyyJ?  (".pe'vsbns. :"\yhJiVllii(i^b��eeii fOi- "tl^^s^lfoltljii"^5,1  places*"on! ,tfe��*ll"iie" "ikt." tlie^.la'ud1;"'*oj|i,c��^,  fchaaiged" tjieii1 niiiids '" "^d|i."y ai.i.d" jjtiiiifecl"  the rush for 16"cati6li| i)r t��e"ttt��e reservation,, which: was Opclied ,f5r settlement at  Vpooii by- tlie .pi'Oelan.Kitioii^pi t]ie; president* Whistles and, bells pi'QClsijnied the  ���Hour of Veiling.   Scpresiofuffen w]i& had-  4>eeu'Holdiiig liTaccsVsol.d'outHalf ah hoiii'  before the opening, $50 being the l>te-  vailing price* It is estimated tliat one  thousand land-seekeifs *johied iu tlie rush.  The streets of Di-p'augO were, c'rdAvded.  Thej'C \\'as no Central starting point and  men camped _aIong_ tllQ OoLV)i'ado_aud_  Spociiil lo 'I'lio Tribune.  Kaslo, May 4.���The Kaslo & Slocan  railroad people have at last made a serious move iu the Lardo-Duncaii railway  matter, (ins Carlson, the well known  contractor, who was working all last  summer on tlie Crow's Nest railroad, lias  left Kaslo wilh a gang of men for the  head of 1,1ns lake, ami will at once begin  work. AI ore men avi 11 be sent up as soon  as they can be procured. .Kor some reason tlie officials seemed to want to keep  the matter'quiet. We may jioav exjiect  to see a, lively race betAveen the two corporations, One backed by the Canadian  Pacilic and the other by the Gb-eat Northern railroad. It is claimed that the  Kaslo & Slocan people have a very much  easier route and can beat their opjionents  to either Trout lake or Houser lake and  have tlieir line in operation quicker.  However, the Canadian Pacific is a big  corporation and Avill get an extra quick  move on.  F. A. Wood, manager of the Last  Chance mine, Avas in toAvn last night on  his return, from a holiday trip to the  States.  A shipment'of ore A\*as brought down  by pack train froni the True Blue mine  today.  Mr. Sanders of Rossland, brother to  the "deputy mining recorder, is in town  spending a short A'isit.  Mr. Mahoney, avIio has been Avorking in  the office at the Ruth.mine for some time,  has come to Kaslo and will take a position in the Kootenay Ritihvay & Navigation Company's office.  The sign of "Offices of the Whitewater  Mines, Limited" appeared yesterday on  Geoj-ge Alexander's office sign boardY and  evidently means that the offices of that  company have'been removed from Nelson  to ;Kaslo. .-.'TheY company's offices Avere  '.formerly in connection Avith the London  & Bi C. Goldfields Company's offices in  '.-Nelsoh.'-Y  ^'A;tessi6!-i'^  all  at  Dul-  ment was reached by noon   tomorrow  of   the   grain   and 'freight ��� handlers  at  Cleveland, Detroit, Milwaukee  am  nth would quit work.    The    strikers say,  that now that the niovemenl ;���   has  fairly  started, they will not. return   t" work until tins contractor or middlcm mm has been  eliminated, and they are alio wad to (ileal  direct with the Lake Carriers   Association  or the owners  of   vessels.    It   '5*�� lnJiieved  that,   the   grain   blockade   hci   c *AvilI "have;  the ell'ect of diverting considei  "afljle traffic  to the Canadian canal   route.      Tim   owners of the boats now lying i.n e ho  harbor  say that they are losing fully $ 20(7 .a  on each boat as a result of the ti'.o-njn.  day  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSJ IIP.  The   following   real   estate  were   reported   yesterday: lots  tobserltdte;  > .' '" YY'��  YY'MTiV"Ma"y  r&Mxre.,  iSB having  'r��^  4��u],4qi{ -tlil3;?Sipie-?" J5i\3lt?i"'i'!iso)ii"���o:'f '  ii is-.iii"��� .YykiiX jipOu li"professional  New Mexico lines'foi-  iug the hour ; many  Must Abandon Corsets.  .Associated Press.  DrksdRN, May I.���The minister Of education of Saxony, Dr. Do Seyde\vitz, Juts  stirred up a hornet's best iii the feminine  Avorld by the issuance of a decree yester-  day, Avhereby all girls and young women  attending public schools and colleges in  Saxony must abandon the practice of  wearing corsets and stays. The Aveamig  of corsets by girls of tender age and the  habit of tight-lacing haA'e "become so prevalent that the state.foresees in the corset a graAre menace to tins well being of  .posterity. Although girls and their'mothers protest against the measure and  even threaten to boycott the schools, the  officials stand firm.  Stood by His Convictions.  Associated  Press,  New Alijanv, Indiana, May 4.���This  city possesses the distinction of having a  councilman aa'Ho refuses to accept his  pay. A year ago William Sloemen, a  member of the council, made .a'vigorous  fight against increasing the pay of tlie.  councilmen from $2 to $(5 a meeting. . Ilia  side lost, and today when he went to  draAV his salary for the year lie avou&I  not accept the additional $4; he Avooftl  only take $48, Avhile $144 Avas due htiiL  forty itii-les awaifc-  with, no nieans of  rapid transit. From-. Durailgo .hundreds  of Avell-mounted audi wall-armed men began pushing to the front at daylight, all  giving themselves ample time to reach;  tho favorite sections., By night there  Was, no doubt, a dozen, villages created.  The railroads'Have On the grounds men.  vvho will select the must promising places*  Exceedingly Irritating.  Associated Press.  WasiiinO'I-on, May 4.�����lt is Stated here  that not much progress has been made  towards the iirraiigeiiient" of a modus  Vivendi to .prevent fiirfchor disagreements  respecting the boundary line between  Alaska and British. Columbia. The Canadian authorities have insisted that the  conditions along the border were not so.  critical as has been rejiresented on the  American side, and that there AA'as no  such real emergency as would demand,  the adoption of a. modus. Tlieir object,  apparently, has been to .endeavor to force  an agreement of a permanent character  respecting the boundary line by* holding  off from the adoption of a modus. That  attitude has proven to be exceedingly  irritating to the United States.  London Press   Denounces the  Government..  Associated Press.  London, May 5.���The morning papers  blame the goA'ernment���the Liberal  organs se\rerely, and the ministerial  journals mildly���for its lukcAvai-JU attitude towards the Pacific cable. The  "Daily Mail reminds Mr. Chamberlain that  if the scheme collapses, American enter-,  prise will probably soon, supply the  deficiency . by continuing the. Honolulu  cable to Australia, iiiAvliich event '-the  benefits intended for Canada YvillYhe  diverted._to tho United States.  done  Nei^Orin is. i.ii";. Mil: .upon Zy'pvo.  tm'pp)���.��"tn,&ajitaisn" ^orres'Jer, oiir, cll^effofY-pb-r  li'ce^-liai? -Ijeen^appbliXtetlYiiiiilectbV' ..of>l&:  ^e-,n*jvtCtli:6Ktpig1ily "jtjs&blfeJiqcfllilro^ei's':  'Offices^ .thne��tocaL��� stpekfe "aii'Q'Yin. n gootLdcs  inand y^-ancl.: e.n qni ries are coi libY g * from.  eastei'Xi Canada \and the "tfil'lfeed States.  'The" Af ealjher is Very Jin'Id and' settled ajic!  the Su^aVIs agaiiiiiveltingfaS&.-  Slocan pity.  1 JSlocan GJitY, May 4.���Jj. Dubois, forifi-  erly siipeTihfeiidejit aiid asSayer for tlie  ISu'tei'prise, luis fti't'ived in tOAvfi to take  charge' of tlie avoj-Ic oii the Ai'lkigtoif. A  trip of inspection A\*ill be Jiiade today,  and if the triads will pei'niit, supplies Avill  =be-takeijJiuandYi*.'oi;k.connuenced.atiolice.^  James Sanderson* irhe original locator of  the Evening Star (uoav under bond to  Hugh. Sutlierland), arrived froni���Si>ok��.no  today. Besides the Star and several valuable interests on Springer creek, "Jim"  owns soine intei'ests adjoining the Joker  groiij) on Ivasjo creek.  Labor Troubles at Buffald.  Associated f'niss.  BuKPAix), Miiy 4.��� -Unless the trouble  tliat lias existed for the past ten days between thecoi'i'trtictor&'nurl grain shovelers  of this jioi't is s'Cttled liy noon tomorrow,  it 'is said tile entire commerce of tlie  great lakes will be tied u|), .Already  there are between fifty and sixty vessels  lying in the harbor here loaded .with  grain, and men cannot lie had to unload  them. By tomorrow noon it is eXjiected  that ffilly '7,500,000 bushels of grain will  be in the harbor and this amount will be  added to hourly. Ocean vessels-are being  hold .at New York and other Atlantic  ports for cargoes, and claims for demurrage are being made on all sides. The  trouble began when the contractors for  -unloading .grain at tin's port announced  that instead of paying the men $1.8;) per  thousand bushels, as in the past, they  would be |)aid 25 cents aii hour. This the  men claimed Avas equivalent to a. 25 percent reduction and they refused to go  to Avork. It requires from 2500 to JdOOO  men to unload the boats arriving here,  and as the contractors have not been  able to secure more than 200 men to Avork  for them, matters on the docks are about  at a standstill. Today the jiackage  freight handlers, to the number of 700,  refused to go 'to work until the shovellers' grievances had been remedied, and  several large freight boats, are. lying at  the.docks waiting to be unloaded, Today  tlie meeting of the strikers was "held,and  it  Avas  announced   that   unless a   settle-  transfers  1 and 2,  block' 00. in .Addition A; J. 1*5. Anna.ble to  G. K. Tackabury. Lots 17 and * IS. block  24 ; J.- D. Whittier to Miss DesBrisay.  The price paid for the latter lots was  $1100.  A. S. Farwell left for Victoria, this  morning. Ue.announce.s that the chief  object of his tri]) ;is-.to make the acquaintance of attorney-general Martin. Since  the electors of Nelson ,d._ecidcd ' that he  should not make the attorney-general's  acquaintance as the rejn'esent'ativc of  Nelson, he has decided to present himself as an elector.  W. I'. Tierney & Co. have made a good  start on the Avork of straightening one  the line of the Columbia- 6c Kootenay,  So far their force consists of but thirty-  fi\*e men, but as the.work is laid out the  force will be increased.  Peter McVeigh, of the firm of Poupore  & McVeigh, is iu the city purchasing  supj)lies for the construction Avork on the  Canadian Pacific branch from Lardo to  Trout Lake.  The  city  council   has voted  $120   for  1200 copies of a "special "  edition of the  .Minor.    Trno  Tniiiir.vi"* issues an edition,  'every Aveek  that is   in   every.respect a  better advertising medium of Nelson and'  the country tributary than any "special "���'  '."edition  that is   likely   to ,be got .out "for  jnere "fake" purposes; but, then, the city  ffcounciris not even aAvare that Tins  Tri--  Jjiunis is published in Nelson. ���   ' ''-''���  ?/ The members of,the Nelson; ball team  .will hiakc= theirJi.rst appearance in their  now "uniforms on' Sunday, when a practice game Avill be played on the recrea-  *tion grounds. A ..uniform suit was" on  dis|)lay.J yesterday at Stanley's book  Store.  A good programme has been prepared-  by the members-of the local'Rugby football team for their smoker on Saturday  evening in the hall of the-IIotel Jlume.  II. If. Boomer ami .1. R. Cameron, who  had contracts upon the '.Robson-Penticton road, are registered at the Queen's.  They  have   about  completed their  por-  INTERESTING MINING NEWS VIA  THE OLD COUNTRY.  The following is of local interest at  this time, the Hall Mines and the London  <fc B. C. Goldfields both having their head  operating offices in Nelson. It tomes  from London via correspondence in the  News-Advertiser  of   Vancouver.      It  is  published  judice:  .  in   Thh   Tuiiii'.vi'*   with  pve-  sfcriking- of a bal-  loss account beings  tions of the work, the  anco of the profit aud  all that remains to be done.  The real estate men of the city are  coni|)Iaining loudly over what they consider an encroachment upon their business by one of the local hanks. For  some time past there has bean a blending  of banking and insurance in- Nelson, but  the addition of the real estate branch,  with a claim for a, clivy upon real estate  agents' commissions, may be aunotirioed  as sonietliing Uoav.  Canadian Group Showing up Well.  W. II, Brandon.," resident manager of  tlie Ontario ifc Slocan Mines Development Company, whose h.ead, office is at  Silverton, is in Nelson. The eoiiijiiiiiy  owns the 'Cnnadvnn group, of claims,  situate on" the divide between the HoaYl  of Four-mile creek and the soutih fork of  Ca,rj-enter creek. Work ha.< been, going  on for the last two year's, and between  1200 and I��,l00 feet of tunnels hsi-Ve been  run, tlie lowest depth reached being ahoiit  550 feet froni tiro surface. Tlie vein  carries some clean ore, but it, is" a. concentrating proposition. Development work  will be carried 011 this summer, when it is  exjieeted there willbo enough ore in sight  to warrant the erection of a con.eentrator.  The ..showing at present is said to be one  of the good ones of the Slocan.  A Famous Suit Likely to lie Settled.  Word has, been received in NIelsou that  an adjournment upon terms has been  consented to by the parties in the Centre  Star and Iron Mask litigation. This is  taken to- mean, that the case willnot aji-  I'oar in. court again, but will be. settled.  An affidavit was filed by one of the  jiarVies to the suit that the )>reparation  of the case cost $40,000. The general  ojiiuiou is that the Centre Star Corn j'.'.in y  will haA'e the best of the settlc:ttient.  01 ge  -   The Price of Metals.  -Associated Pross  New Vokiv. May .1. -Bar si.lvei  Mexican dollars !S**je. Cojiper:, cl'nll; brok- |  ers UXa.lOlv, exciiange lOglDje. Lead  fii.'iiier: broker's ^$1.15, exchaaige ^t.-il.1,  .('���.$'Uii.   Y       '���"���."'  Tho Hall Mines, Limited.  An extraordinary general meeting of  the Hall Minos. Limited, was to have  beeij J.u'ld at AVinchester House, London,  on flu'^Oth ultimo, for the purpose of  considering,,'.and, if deemed expedient,  passing it I it- |f����llowiiig resolution: (1)  "That the capital of the company be increased to ;C:*150,000 by .tbe creation of  50,000 new ordinary shares .of ��1 each,  and that the said iioav ordinary share/*  be isHiifid or disposed of to such' jjersons.  on such t��l'jns and conditions in all i��r  spects and at ,s��icl* times as the directors  think fit." This announcement has  'caused considerubjo discussion by the  shareholders in the pubjj/* press. For  1 instance a shareholder Jum} ilw foJJowJng  jitter in the Financial News;  ."I have just received a notice of an GX'  fnao-rdinary general meeting of theaJiov��  coni/i niy, to be held at Winchester House,  R <C ou April 20th, 1890. for the purpose  of Y.JnsjJering. aiid, if deemed'expedient,  passing Ja'c*' foIloAving jesolution: (The  one just ��?i>cn).    The above notice is  ae^  companion by t"�� "sutl1  fo,,,��, of Pl'��P'>  amirwiifli*w#j.'frint out  to ��l��*������oldei*s  the inadVistMiK-y -of giving a. pwxy to  the  gontlemtvfl  ^herein  named.    It is a,  well-knoAvn   fact    .that the  company   is  already over-capitniSii^d' iX"(] tlns> ��>"Pled  with. misinaiiagenH��r.t,- '"{is hilf> the e"eet  of |)bidng the shares(of -tin's company as  low as 3s 9d, not many we^'s ago; but id  view, I presume, of the .present  moA'e on  thejjartof the directoi-s, the1 price  lias  been advanced to'7-10@��-10.   Jt will be to  the interest of all shareholders to attend  the above meeting.ancl   demand  au  explanation fmm   tlie directors as to the  reckless  expenditure  that has been carried on in the past,  resulting in  the absolution of all the capital  of the  company, besides the large-amount of money  realized from  the .output of the  mines.  The notice of the above meeting contains  the usual milk-and-water circular of future prospects, aud also furnishes the information that "the applications for debentures under the-revised prospectus of  March.8th amount at"present to the sum  of ��23,540,,which, in* the  opinion   of, tlio  board, Avill suflice to carry out the  majp  .portion ni'vthe development'work recom-  ���nfciided by  Mr. Jlardm'an"and/the* com-Y  pany's' mine   superintendent,-  and    for  other immediate requirements,       ���   :  ."Jt; would , be   interesting  to   know  f-whclhor'the assets" of this company haA'e .  been   mortgaged  for' this small  sum of  YE23.510, and also the names of the holders  I of 'these-debonturescind what proportion  is .o'.wned by the "shop.,"    li the aforesaid -  sum-.uf,��2.S,5'IO  is, in   the opinion of tlie  * board, .-sufficient to carry out-the develop-  ���  inen't  Miwi*   necessary,, and  sufficient to;  cover  ofchjy  innnediate  requirements, it  ajipears to" ine strange AArhy, in face of the  promising accounts from the ininc'super-. \  intendent.-the m^dcavoi' should  be made   ,  to  hamjier  the ;pi*o.perty  .with .another -  ��50,000 liability, Avlritih, under  the terms  and   conditions  of   the  resolutions  proposed, cannot possibly realize  much oyer-  .��20,000, iu v'icav of present market prices,  and eni|)owered as the directors would be,-  to sell them at any'price they c*j(,dd get,  it is doubtful whether a net sum of ^5000  avou Id be realized upon  the  issue  of tbe  _jm,>posed_50,000_shares,-fo!���it���goes_witU-���  out   saying* that  were   the above-mentioned shares throwij tipOii the market a  ifui'ther ��*reat depi'eciatioii \voiild natiir-  iilly foil 1 w* the present fmoted price of-  the.shares.  In ���[������ujily ;l;o this A. 15. Ashley, the  .company's-.secretary,, had the fo,llo\Ving  eXiilaiiatioiriiiitlie same papei': '*With  reference to the.letter ifi your |/fii|jer, f  have to point nut jbliat the debeiitiii'es  which Che* coinpany.it' now issuing aviII be  eonvei'biblu at their fit^e .value into ordji)'-'"  ary shares at par at any Ufjm before  March 81st. 1!)()2, at the option of the  lioldel's, nnd that the 50,OODncw o��:dinary  sliare.-s which it is jiroposed to create are  inteinleil to provide the means of eiD-xyr  jng out such conversion."  The Enterprise Mine.  A circular lias just been issued stating  that the London &Bri��isu"ColumbiaGoi.d*  field Company has, in conjunction with  the Now Zealand, Miuing Company, entered into an arrangement for the j.miv  chase, of the Enterprise, a silver mine  situate on Ten-mile Creek in the Slocan  district; ���*. J.t is stated that the terms upon ..  wliich the purchase" was made should  result in very large profits to'both companies. ���  Capital Subscribed Twice Over.  Associated I'rcss.  Nhav >Yiuk. May 1.���President James  Stillmaiiof the National City Bank stated  today that more than twice the $75,000,-  000 capital of the Amalgamated Copper  Company had been subscribed when tbe  books closed' at noon..  Baseball Games.  Baltimore (S, Philadelphia 10.  Pittsburg 3, Louisville 4.  Boston 10, Brooklyn 2.  Cleveland. 2, Chicago 10. Till*] TliiiHJNU:   NELSON,  li. (L FRIDAY.   MAY  r,.   isfli).
To clear a few lines at half the usual price, all in
dress lengths cf 7 yards each, no two pieces alike
C 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 ancl jackets at wholesale price
Gaker Street,
Nelson Hardware Co.
Baker Street, Nelson.
that machinery is cutting olf many
brunches ol' labor, but it- is opening new*
lields. and those are the fields lo be entered and appropriated by the enterprising.
IJut I he fatal feature of modern laborers
is incompetency. How few* men ami
women can do any one useful thing well!
How many men can do well the work of
the farm or mine or store? Mow many
poor girls who expect to work know
liow lo do anything well? Mrain controls in llii- fields of labor as everywhere
^.fp.cz^.czK c^ufp.c^ izt.fsi.GZz isy-e-yiyz^ e^fi^gt; ^fZ:0^^
We are now showing a complete line in
„ Gents' Furnishings consisting of
New Ties, Shirts,
Gloves, Hats,
Boots and Shoes
We haA'e succeeded this .season in getting the FRENCH HEALTH UNDERWEAR for spring ;md summer wear. This is the finest and best made
on the market. •' Balbriggaiis at all pi ices. Our silk and wool SAveaters are
ad mi red by all and acknowledged to lie the finest yet shewn in Nelson.
See these goods and get prices. ■ ' "
Sign'.of the Big- Red Hat
P. O. Box 103, Nelson. B. C.
Have You
a Sweet
1 Mil. V  Kuition '.'.'..
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(except Monday), and will he mailed In-subscribers
in CuimiUi or the United Stales for §;"> n year, and to
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bo delivered to subscribers in Nelson .'or 25 cents a
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months, or 310 for one 'year.   Payablo in advance.
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liKGULATV ADVERTISEMENTS .printed in both the
"daily and weekly editions for SI per ineli per month.
;   line for each insertion.     n- .,' ,   '-,   7   -B   ,\ t        ,s   ,
'^'^iW^^^^M^^^^Ph'''^'] 'QoinbJu^df.",%\"^Ji,
vj^:^i|j|i(§e^t^ Mi&& 1%'w^jnijwsiisfi
^.^Stl'ie^voife'tJVpali tittiit'. f-rnYl'' otker. .-hogs, eiih
%rJ:i(l{fioiii^te\ln). 'tk^tfaifglt "\vhon>.i'feclfcng. '
in every way to influence public opinion,
but the young mini or Avonnin who litis to
Avork ought not to bother nbout it. No
golden age is going to come Avhen labor
-will be done a.Avay\\*itli; though machines
can take many heavy burdens from the
arms ol flesh ; it will not alter the original I hav' tluit Avha.fi 111:111 Avould have he
must A\'ork for, aiid so the struggle of
Avorkingnieii and Avomen should be to acquire such a kno.AV'ledge of the Avork that
he or she lias to perform that tlie labor
niay be reduced to a minimum and the
Boots and   Shoes
The Latest in Men's Hats
: p%ipni ",p^eMts\thr,pxig)f;jjhe.
ci,uTn«l i;ty:*,|f p$% ^fv*]^ =.E);^^«i.i!J. ^cj_f. - ^^tv
'^i^toVeij^ letn
i!-"]f.ilie},^faii;""^f)jin"e Wui;i.fa.ge7i:S >ftcT .sejiSibte
1$&fijfhv'&jpi§!.mi'nhfe.'hpfd' ti .confereilCiB' aikl
:^'pVacl.ius^-!i^ -Vsktl'e" oi pilees-id meet -the"
'i .|"eli*jui*gedvco]lditiOils avIhcIi -blie/JW briiigs'
•"iifiapQi&'V-'Tli.e're should be ii6 'tfpt'ilDjfi'.tO^do'
^^^{■TgclYthffe. would not'"be. 'sidro tlie
"yl:n""dpniideeHPg niauagers .Jtircl bull^helided
'I/^inniuei'$ Jccpt in .tlie background.
':s\" Y*;V:y^fU<iN.:in opposition  .hiines  JMeMulleib
•y ."M^Ti,*.-of Fergus, Giitario, Avas tlie AViitdl-
Y"   \ldg of the treasury.    Now  that  be is to
^ytlib^xJ gh.t^7of=tli(i=gpea-ko tv=l le=i ,>§=1 o < ul--=
itioiitluid in his denunciation   of Avatcli-
dogs.      ilcM'illleu    is   a   |)olitical  party
Over in the Couiir dYVlencs in Idalio,
tllemilitary power of the United States
is litinting to the .death1 the  miners who
destroyed between two iilid   tliree  hnh-
djred thousand dollai'S *j\'orth of [Jropdi'ti'*
-'   belohgitig to the Standard-Oil Company.
QVer here in tho J&ooteuays, tlie Canadian
Papilla Bailway Company destroys prop-
eriy vahxeskt will. In the Cow dYMenes
.(■he property Avas destroyed because its
owners   refused   to   "divvy"   with    the
Miners' Union, at the rate of so much per
day per nlati.    fir Kootenay the property
is destroyed buc2iu.su its owners refuse to
"diwy" Avith the Hallway Company, at
tile rate of so many lots to the townsite.
But here iu Canada, we  do  not  hear of.
:■• the military power of tlie country being
•■ callecL^n  to  protect1 the  rights  of the
. luen AV'htMi the Canadian Pacific ilaihvay
Company ruins.    Law should be enforced
rigidly to protect property and life—but
it isn't.	
Tim relationship existing between the
Colonist of Victoria and the Globe of the
same place is a tender one. Tliey are |
both wet-nursed by the same porsori-
"Ji.inni.ie" Dunsmuir.
.-the Pth^r "-keeps. IjiVs^eis pVthe'elbcjc tp
"he sdrp "that he .does j.iot woislcbA-ei? Ji0iuii%%
'"iJSTEteefi yeaT'&* Inter t!,teIjliist will fee fcniii/l
.one bl! tjie pi?Q|:5i'ie%Vn'.s, of th„d pla°ce,., the
;see"QiidBAvMl :be lecturing oh-tlio %vi;'0.n^.*3n of'
fyftp'pdpr, iOt'"rde,no,ui:i'Giij:g'". tjie WiclveYllness
*;b| ;kjs. fcllb.wi-iren,. -\Visp a'xe ifoypf ^vijlijfg ■
^tp'.giy-j^i Avbi'MtfgjhyTn h;n4slv5ijice. "Tluufij^s"
;ineni1 .nijist defend upon th'elr owij' ihdl-
syid.ua'l*e/lpi*§ 'fb'r Av-jiat 'they JutVe. It is
■true th;it cQiupetitiou is&Tiitrp ; it. is tipe.
Hudson's Bay Stores
■ \
'     I
Natural Wool, Balbriggari, ancl Silk aqd Wool Underwear
Top Shirts in Light and Heavy Weight.
ite Shirts, Regatta Shirts
With and Avithout collars attached.
If you wish variety an,d good quality, come and see these goods
Just the rigfyt thing iqCf|ildre»i's Boots aqd ShoesM
vine & Co
■ ytX&W'
.. p..... „ „
Charles A. Waterman & Co,
Baker Street, Nelson-   .
This   season. It   Is  not  necessary, everybody
knows that oui-
Stock is Lapgep
and Friees Lower
Tlian Ot'her Dealers.
Sportsmen. wnnt   the   best   and   can   always
fret ifc at
Thomson's Stationery Co., LM
If you need a
They are all the rage
this summer
and we are getting ready
for the rush
first noon AVKg'r bank ivc. i?uitjQin:g.
ffihinf Sh^rea foi* Sale
2500 *\Var Cloud
.1000 Bryan and Sewell
10,000 Little Cariboo
3500 Pooled Dundee
•7000 ITtica.
500 .Athabasca
1000 Pooled Taniarac
Wis li.iiYc a fine i\§ijoi;|.]5ier]ttoi: iwijQlcns«al\vaj;s
Ql)„li:iun<l'. '(JOpilM1 jji^iilu up" jit tlig slfi^'lcst.poit-
silil'n noXicf.   As ov^'Vyi hinj# J.« Jcpl>t and I'liVj'to
on Uip .prtniik'oS,, siilifefiicoipn is ascjyinjdl  s■ ' "...
JWfeon &J|aR§|ap
'' ■■^imiW(imk(y'
J3iis meetsi^I]   trains arid bo;ats:"
fici]  a^tenBbn   ghm the  mttl^
ferof bag^a^Y - Offiee and stables
on   ^erfiQn,   sireqfc,   opposite   „Xhe;„
Tribune offim    Tet^piipne"'.Moy^".t,
The "Working Man or Woman. Y
S.ilt.I jiko. Tribune.
In nearly evoi-y jnaga/.iito cil: the -montli
is an ai'tidu on- tliu eiKl'L-Jiour law.
Tliey are all r'ight',At is ri^la Lo.stj'UKKl*:
for tJie  Jaw, in.tlie   pr-iss, in UigislaLiircs.
Cali.at.our Store and Ave "will do the rost.'
If you are, call and get posted
on the White Pass and Yukon
route, whieh is the best, safest
and cheapest possible.
Hakef .street West. Nelson, 13. C.
Tui'nur & Boeekli block. Nelson, 11. C.
It joii'Avmit anatl.yi slylifth ssuitbt clotlics fdr
SlU'liiK'nnd  suiiYintT, I. liitA-6 <3,vei; 300 clill'ur-  .
cnL p:il,lqi'!ift, d£ Seoteli hnd .Knglisli  l.u'ceds,   .  .
n'liiuli J will make to your brdcj' ifl. the lo\v
priCe of   $25   ■
111,'ick vgnctiiliisi iliake a liicc .suit for suni-
mcr wear Mt '..,.», ,.... ..  .$'24
lilack serge s(iil,s in sack or morning CJOat. .§21
 A lipavy Seotcli^twecd iiioo-pattorns=.for==^==
: linsiiiesJi sail....   ,§18.
'I'roii.ser.s al. oiiniiHy low prices, Fit and linish
no lieliler in Canada. Ladies'fine tailoring a
spooially.   t'lenient block, jlJaker street.
Steveris, Tile Tailor
E. D. Ashcroft
! G£N ER AL .l~M(/k MSTERS
A 2-lgt corner	
A fl'rodin house..
 $ ffllO
......   liVKl
IToiisex and lots in all-parts of Ihe city.
Wagon repairing promptly attorded to by a llrst-yla-ss
Special iibt.arit.ion giv«>n t.o all kinds of repairing and
custom work froni outside points.
S!|op:   ({all Street, between Baker and Vernon, Nelson
Washii*i|*ton Brick a^d Liifje Co.
The H. W. lV|cNiell Co., LU.,, Canadian Aittljra-
cite Coal (Hard)
Dealers in
Canada Drug and Book Co.,
•   Corner Hakcr anil Stanley.Streets.Nelson.
Strachan Bros.
Plumbers, etc., Opera House Block, Nelson
KNIGHTS  OF PYTHIAS—Nelson   Lodge.   No, -&*),.
Knights of Pythias, meets in I. 0. O. JH\ I-lalljeornor
linker nnd Kootenay .streets, every Tuesday evening nt
8 o'clock.    Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.
C. KUKNCH. CO. «■ ItOSS. IC. of Ii. Sr H.
NELSON LODGK, NO. 2,'l, A. F. & A. M. .Mee'B
socond VVcdncsday in each mnntli. Sojonriiing
brotiiron Invitod.
All Syndicate Lots in Addition
"A" will be withdrawn from
sale after 1st May. Now is the
time to buy.
Gamble & O'Reilly, Agents
Money to Loan
IV!itio- and Alining Slocks Cusloms Hroker
Will buy 24 horses, 12 wagons, 2
wagonettes, 1 buggy, 10 sets of
sleighs, and a complete outfit of harness, saddles, blankets, etc., and a going business of
$30,000 a year.   Terms.
sleighs, and
dies, blanlce
$30,000 a yet
QQCirirt Will buy two. lots and improve-
*pu\j\j\j mer,t.s on north side of Vernon
street, between Ward and! Josephine -streets.
dHAiKf\n Will buy SO by 120 feet on the
*p*itU\J\J south side of Baker street, between fc tanley and Kootenay streets.   Cash.
J&10 OOO W111 buy 50 bir J20~ r-e- on th°
Joserjliine streets.
P. O. Box 57
corner of Baker and
cash.   J0HN HOUSTON.
Vernon street. Nelson
Nelson Saw & Planing Wills
All accounts owing the' Nelson Pining Mills, contracted since the 17th day of September, 1S3S, arc due
and payiible lo the undei>ii.'iird, jiiij nient of which is rp
quired at once. 1IAHHY HOUSTON, Secretary. .
Nelson Saw & Pinning Mills.
NeI-;on. 11. (;.', April a*il,h, lSDfl.
Mrs.   E.   McLaughlin
.roSK.l>}-TIffli! STKKK'i', NKLSON
Crow's Nest Pass Goal Co.
Charles    St.   Barbe,    Agent.
Nelson Iron Works
_■■ r '.-.■•'
;       . MANUKACtV/ltniiS 0*^ :
Repairs promptly attended to.        P. O. Box 173.
Fine Lag'er Beer,
Ale and Porter
Prompt anil regular
•nVlivnry to the trndp.
Brewery af Nelson.
FOR SAI7E—A teaming onl.llt consisting of ono team,
wagon and harness.: Will be sold cheap for cash,
Reason for felling, owner lias mineral claims to look,
after.   Apply to .1. V. .laeobson, feed merchant,.Vernon
slrret. Nelson, R. (,'..
r^rr^'i THE  TMBIME:   KELSON,  B.C.,  FRIDAY,  MAY o,  181)0.  . 0  Bank of Montreal  Capital,  all paid  up.  $12,000,000  6.000,000  LORD STRATI [COXA  AND   MT.  ROYAL, President  "on. WKO. A. DRUjMMONI) Vico-Prosident  K   .3. OLOUSTON Uonoral Mana��er  N7 W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.        IlKANCIIKH IN   LONDON   'l"Oni{liinn).    N*"*"1W  VORK.   OHIO AGO  null in i.In- iirineipal I'ltiiis In Canada.  Huy and   -fell  Sl.orlinit   Kxchango ��nd  ('able Transfers  l)U.\NT COMMKIMIMI.   ANK TKAVKI.I.KKB' CKKOITB,       .  available in any pari of the world.  DKAFT8  rSNUKI)    OOI.I.KI'TIONS MADK; KTC.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Skaguay, U. S., Atliq, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yul^on, District.  cont ;iii(l glossy Llio silk lmt (���hey uutiruly  escapo iioti<H.'. In Fiance, whore inon aro  proverbially bndly drcssotl, the red tie  may simply serve ns an emblem olYstroii-j;  liepublieaii sympathies, but in Kiii>l;ui(i  it is now beginning to be regarded as  "bad forin."  THE   COAST   "HOGGING"   THINGS.  SAVINGS BANK BRANGH.  CURRENT RATE OF INTKRKST PAID  PERT   AND   PRETTY   AND   PIQUANT.  Even to the vivaeions American A'isi-  tor, the Parisian girl is a. revelation.  Her piquant personality, her incessant  chatter, her live gestures, her bird-like  movements and her fund of information  on the public questions of the hour constitute her a being of exceptional acquirements and enviable gifts. To listen  to two Parisian shop-girls taking politics  is to hear a debate whose, impressive wisdom is worthy of. experienced legislators.  The Parisian girl is a born politician.  She cuts across lots in vher arguments,  handles her subject easily and confidently, has emphatic opinions in favor or condemnatory of the actions of the political  leaders and, with a pretty pertness that  is quite-captivating, guillotines them or  sets them on a pinnacle as her fancy  directs.  These shop-girls have come by tlieir  right to discuss politics by way ofthe  red rivers that (lowed through the  streets of Paris during the time of their  great-grandmothers. To "watch the animated talk of the girls when they meet  in the street gives one a fair idea of the  being in the form of a woman who sat in  judgment on the aristocrats and shrieked  for their hearts' blood in revenge for centuries of oppression and cruelty. She  would do it again too.    There, can be no  Kamloops Sentinel.  T. O. Townley, registrar of titles, upon  the occasion  of his  last official  visit to  Kamloops announced that the provincial  land registry ofiice; in this city was to be  closed,  and   bhe business  transferred to  Vancouver.    This   is   rather  a   startling  announcement,  and, if  correct, one that  will be generally condemned not only by  the  citizens   of   Kamloops, but   by residents of the interior, who have found the  ofiice  of   very   great   convenience.     No  official intimation of any such change has  so far reached   the member  for this constituency.    It avjis  understood  that the  introduction   of the Torrens  system  of  land registration would necessitate some  changes  in the various  land  offices, but  there never was the slightest reason to  anticipate the  closing down of the.Kamloops office.    At  present there  are three  offices on the mainland, one in Ara,neou-  ver, one in Noav Westminster, and one in  Kamloops.    A new office  is to be opened  in Nelson, presumably for  the Kootenay  district.    What  could be  gained by the  closing of  the Kamloops office is hard to  conceive.     It  seems   to   us   that   there  should be enough work arising from land  transactions  in Yale, Lillooet and Cariboo, to keep the off ice here busy.    Mr.  Town ley's statement was  that the New  Westminster office Avas  also to be closed,  thus leaving, only the Nelson and Vancouver offices on the mainland.    Certainly  the Nelson, office Avill have its..hands  full  Avith tlie   Kootenay business,  and  .thijj, "would ^in^jj.iijbhat^  A*er, just as strongly as (.hoy resented the  attempts of the late government to centralize everything in Victoria..  Praise for a Dead Man.  A delegation of former Colorado miners  headed by li. J. Gibson called on The  Salt Lake Tribune one day last week ami  asked that an expression of* the appreciation which Colorado miners entertain I'or  the memory of the late If. A. \V. Tabor,  and of the sorrow which tliey feel at his  death, be given in The Tribune. Mr.  Gibson, who located the famous Mollie  Gibson mine, said "II. A. W. Tabor was  the best friend that the miners or Colorado ever had; lie was the best; friend that  Denver over had ; he was the best friend  that tin* state of Colorado ever had. He  wa.s coarse, uncouth; he did many wrong  things, but he never failed wheu the  poor cried for bread, never when a  worthy enterprise needed a robust  shoulder behind it. and in balancing his  life tho good vastly outweighed the evil."  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  TRKMONT.  W. C'li-iilont. lirandoii | X. Ala'.l^sui, NYw   Denver  .1. A. I; in sit, Duluth I W-lli-ini Heat- ii, N  w |>en-  A. Jl��:l le!l -..., Duluth I     v,.,.  C. .1. Mollon.ild, lliilntli        I A. .Alonlgomcrv, Macleod  QUICK NTS.  Mrs. Durii.'k and children,  Kurt Sioolo  .Mrs. Huekell, I.'orl  Steele  V..    Melloimld,    Kellcvlile,  Out.  II. II. "un nor, (.'a-endc  .1. I*. ('niiiornii. Oiscadi;  A.  W.   Itukliiirl.  Spokane  W. K. .Murphy.  Vain.-oiiver  .1. (.' Scliimk. Sloriui ���('itv  .1. O. .Al.d.ian. I'imI Hill  1IU.A1K.  A. II. Cramer, St. Paul  ,1. K. I.iiidlaw. Toronlo  A. .M .Smith. Montreal  |i\ .S. Millard, Monti-eil  If. H. Potior, Montreal  Thomas ('loarihin.', Uiwlc-  villu  A. Marslinll. Vancouver  II. II. Davidson. Tnroutn  C II. '���"iiylnr, Montreal  Miss Harris. Si,.I oh ns. N'. It.  ('. V.. Koch, New Denver  W. A. I'ramlim. Silvorlou  K. .1. Thompson. .Sandon  T. C. Rowan, Sou tli Omaha  M. D. Crocker. Walla Walla  K. Al. D'llricn. Oascadu  Miss .1.   (!.   Marshall,   SI.  Paul  W. U'aterhuid, .Sainlon  AVallcrTaylor. INI, I'.rlngc  .1. .1. Atlin. Kal. I'.irlnge  K. W. Soiilor. Kal, 1'orlago  .1. S. Iletnllnck.  Vancouver  .1. Al. ("onion, Toronto  11. Pollard. Summit,   Unu-e  MADDKN.  Tim o'l.e iry, Rossland I Andrew Green, ('obourg  II   MeNaiighlon, Londo'i     I  PIIAIK.  Marcus Daly at its Head.  The    amalgamated    copper    company  ���which was formed on Thursday   is made  up of very solid men, such men as Rockefeller,, Marcus Daly, Alcott,  Flower, Bur-  ridge and the rest, and we are   glad  that  ���Mr. Daly has been made'president.    It is  a compliment he deserves.   Ho performed  a, miracle in Montana..   Our belief is that  had   he   been  less   resolute,   less game ���  game     is    the    exact    word���Anaconda,  would hii/ve  been   abandoned   years ago.  Ifc saw a vast deposit of  low-grade   copper.    He believed from his  experience in  mining  that  if machinery could be adjusted   to   do   the   most of  the  Avork it  Avould be possible  to  make Avhat looked  like defeat a victory, and  that  in doing  so he would secure to four or five  thousand men steady and remunerative Avages,  and   so   he  built  machinery on   a  scale  never seen before.    He closed in with the  large deposit, and  on the  principle that  man has dominion over all this  earth, he  established the dominion over low grade  copper ores, and he won his  victory. , It  is proper, if there is to be a copper  combination, that Marcus Daly should be tlie  president.  Tlioiuns Sloan. Slocan  (.'ity  A. I*. Lulibuek. Macleod  .1. ('. Drewry. Kossland  J. 1). Sword, Rossland  11. .Marks, Victoria  '  .1. F. Iteatly. Wjmiippg  .lohu Daly, Sandon  K. .1. Johnston, Montreal  SII/VKR  .1. Twohy. Ronnor's Kerry  Pol or McVeigh. Lardo  .1. (!. Piunlray, Victoria  II. II. Welch, Victoria  .1. D. Rohorts, Vancouver,  Max    Williams   and   son,  Macleod  KING  Ncgaw-  XV.   Oonnilhorne,  ncc, Mich  C. T. Greeley. Knrt Steele  If. J. Moriarl.y, Fori Steele  \i. Sutton, "Butte;  K. Kcglcy, Unite  A. Mailer, Matte  \V.    (farritly.    Ncgawnee,  Alicli ii  GRAND  CKNTRAU  Mrs. W. N. Rrayton,  ICus-   C. L. Brush. Portland  knnnok T. ICearns. Taconi'i  Aubrey Du Wolf, ltossland   C. W. Jiotiald. Porllaml  C LA RICK.  .1. F. .loyen, Creston  K. W. Uradshaw. Lardo  ���I. D. Caviii, .Sandon  P. A. Twit?, Cranbrook  .1. A.* Prasur, Cranbrook  The Tremont Hotel  MALONE & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  LUMB  ,. the0re i^setni'the spirit Ox the reA^ouition^  L-Yary' ...ndJV5*Si   ��ihk& .is: "a]wayus;�� gfu'qltlerjTifg'  "Y'ifbre;    They   iiji-e  pijiett^ 'jthese" Faidsi4n  . .girls;p they ivre"A*ivK.c|(>ils*yid�� Avh^ai aV'q  . ^Aiheificfyis   cjlll'-'-dilt^,"1. Biitj   shitde. -Of  - j\uuhinio Defai-ge!   |iet nsliopetiever to  Y-Uehohl, .th^nrsagauijiii; th67-A\4iit"e;-Jiotj=re-".  '  sl.eii tlesfj f'uiiy of thetMi-ys^fiiT^: "    " [   __ .'  " - 'lit "the cafe aiid. iif the dr"a\ving-i'()ohi  .   tli^ Farilian girl fis of ��fady:lik"e dei/ieanor,  dressed "alAV-ays iii-. p(3i'|ect"tasi"e, ihakiiig  th0   very  most  of "the  physietil. phtirmg  With , winch natiiiio  has ..eiidOwe^l her,n  licjatLy    gkn*ed     ancl     seii'-pogseSsfiicl���a  reignillg ciu'ee'n Where there is li.ever lack  of courtiers.   Her gracefhliifiss is*inmtte,  ���Trer coifvei\satioii; pO\v6rsiYinexhaii_stiblo,  aiid   her  charin    of maimer  inimitable.  Whatever fault may be found,0Avith the  French girl by those who are foiid'of tlie  damselYof the  AvheelandYdistaff -type'-,   there can QnJALJ)e_oiie^Qi")iniOn��7regttrdiiig^  ���iter afcti:activenes.s from the standpoint  of those Avho tOA'6 feminine brightness,  wit jtiid good looks in CoiUbination.  The /French girl is above all things free  from, the fear tluit stilts the lnanuer- and  detracts from the natural freedom that  makes perfect gracefulness possible. She  is not clothed from childhood in a suit of  wood0n armor as is her neighbor across  the channel, and is not taught that it is  wrong to: move an eyelash out of time or  twirl a finger when it is necessary to Sit  stiff and straight and still Avill -provoke  the adA'erse comments of social critics.  She is herself,, iuid that is one of her  many charms; If the Parisian girl feels  like Avtiviiig her handkerchief to her husband or brother in the cavalry, she.waves,  as vigorously as she pleases and no one  finds fault. She can do such things and  many .other equally, unorthodox with a  grace that feAV other Avomen can. She  has her shortcomings, but they should  not be discussed in print* The-Parisian,  girl must be studied at close range to be  fully appreciated,  The Bed Tie Must Go. ,���'.  Well-dressed men are "suddenly .awakening to the fact that the red tie is an  artistic abomination. The glaring hue  of the cravats, which, by a freak of  fashion, Avere popular last year is now utterly discredited. No good Avord can be  said for ties of this color. A fair man  wearing one of them always seems as if  his complexion Avere of a sickly and unhealthy yelloAv. It is true that a black-  haired man with a dark skin can Avear a  crimson tie without suffering in this way,  but he pays the penalty by losing all the  effect of any other article of clothing he  may wear. No one avJio wears a red tie  can sport flowers in his button hole. The  eye is at once directed to the region, of  tlie collar, and held there by the vivid  coloring, and no matter how well cut the  ��beaiV;-iinV1easpnablelipifopoBj.tioufc;A^''.��A\fel."  * a:\feu io������ Qjh%d^.|aio^  ;Hid&Y��lM!5*Yrep^  hoffk 'been ia'kei\ 'ip; asc^iA^rj^lje^ri,t(|'| *  tlie flicts ;in thts c*f|e,. aiid Be:^or]3��aiiothpr  issue'. "we,:iiApe' id be" "abl(p%d- State��AVJiat7  tjie1 goVerhiueivfeLs. a)itQiiSqh>-fs-iu ,flpn<  %ili;tter.    Of One thing 'Avejir^  idesiYtj- the people" nQLf>^iie- iifi?Qi^i?''A\5.iUs^e-'  Sent aiiyvinipropei' a^eiu^i.tfij.jnafce^-feir''.  .iyifiej'estk^uBseuy'ieilfe to ihoHef.��of .^"001!-.  Hoadquarters for Miners and Prospectors  TH1C BKST BRANDS OK*  Liquors and Cigars  .ALWAYS OX HAND ,  ii^r*  on tractors  and Others  aan; savei maney  by purchasing your  lumber fron] me  H<&8Lp^py$tlk Not Air ari^  Lighted lay Electricity  Large oomfortfthiu bcflrooina and  first-class ctiijiiig,  room.   Saniplc i'ooiiis for coniniijroial ificn.  It ALL AND LAKK STKlQKTSi NELSON  Who use picks, shovels,, etc.,  should not fail to look at our line  of goods, which for qualities and  material cannot be beat.  AVILL DO WELL TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  Mrs. E.  G.  Late of the Rrij'nl "fjotcl, ��� Cillgury,  r{. D.-li'UMt, Manager,  ^mmmmm  mmmmt  ADE WINNERS  B  DRESS GOODS  PLAID GINGHAMS  Xeu*  patterns  nnd 20 cents  Jit   10, 12i.  per yard.  B  B  B  B  SWISS SPOT MUSLIN  20, and   30   cents  At  12!. in,  per yard.  FANCY DRESS GOODS  At 3~> cents   per yard, worth  ���10 cents.  BROCADE DRESS GOODS  At $'!. a dress pattern, no tAvo  alike.  DRESS PATTERNS  All-wool "Popper, latest shades  at $1 each.  PRINTS  Fast colors at 7.  cents per yard.  I2i and  15 ' $  PLAID DRESS GOODS  At 20 cents per yard.  ALL-WOOL SERCE  At .'iO cents per yard.  WHITE PIQUE  At IS and 3~> cents per yard.  ARTIN O'REILLY & CO;  BANK  OP  B. C.  BUILDING,  NELSON.  TEJRlVtS   CASH  mm  mmm&m  .&.e3.(z>..  ets^^flugs  THESE GOODS we are  " bound to sell wh,ile  they remain the patterns  of the season,. We prefer to mark them down,  now, ar-d let our regular  customers have the advantage of th,e cut, ratrj-  er th,an have a slaugliter  sale some months later  to make room for rjew  goods. = Our display of  Rugs and "ArtYSqtiares  is the finest- ever seen  in Kooteqay. Th,ey, are  received direct, from the"  eastern.jmporters so that -  in buying froni us you-  are.* .yir.tuajjy; 4,  headq^uapters, �� "�� ���  When Advertised  At "Auction Prices" should be  auctioni price means the highest  purchaser can be induced to pay.  New Spring Designs  left alone. - An.  price whieh the  ���In Axniinsters of the best quality, with or without  borders. British and Canadian makes.  Brussels and Velvet Pile  Suitable for draAving-roonis, dining-rooms, hallsor  stairs. Avith or Avithout borders.  Tapestry and Patent Tapestry,  Union   art   squares,  Japanese   squares   and  rugs,  Smyrna, and Teeiiinseh rugs. *     * V  40 Different Styles V  Of   baby carriages.; and 'go-carts to   select   from.-  Itattan chairs and "rockers:      ' r ,Y     .  "y  Purniturei'pi'all Kinds ,'.;..  -.,--. ^Mte^H^'H-;-^-^ effect'has beeh-  ���   ,-..-.. ,ssi>*^":te^bho; (tradeyaxy^yallyylarge   manufacturers.."  "     yhW-WJS kv\axge."tii6c]l{.*&iijikiul we will'be-able to"  ^ .-;    cp^tinu^7tQ7?fU&;tpe-l3^ any nf" our  .      "    &W$>P&>���?-' y^d-myctyplso��� ���thnie   earloHds   of  ;  '^tiJWlittTi'O, aiT^tli^A-jiy/'iyV;^ >Y   '    ���  - .'-'���*  Gorner Ba&pr alrid^Wa-pdY^tpeels^-IJelson.  WildJ;KSALK   AMD   ftB'I'Alir  Meat. Me^ig^iiiig  Wholesale Markets at kelson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  RETAIL  STORES AT  Nelson,   Trail,  Ymir, Kaslo,  New Denver,, Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  City,  Grand   Forks,   Midway, Greenwood and SirdarY  ORDERS BY MAIL  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  Head flffiee, Nelson^ 6.0*  Vaneouver Hardware Co., L^  Importer!* of Shelf and Heavy Hiirdwurc.  MARA & HAUNARD BLOCK. BAKKR ST.. NKLSON  Auction  Sale  OF WAGONS  'On Tuesday, May 16th, 1899  AT 2 O'CLOCK P. M.  The undersigned has instructions to offer  for sale at publfo auction: Tweh'e Wagons  (brand new and never used), from 2| to 3|  inch axles, and a miscellaneous lot of neck  yokes, whijjple-trees, boxes, spring seats, asli  poles in the rough, oak reaches all lengtbs,  etc. Sale to take place in front of H. D.  Ashcroft's blacksmith shop on Hall sti'eet,  "Nelson.-��� Terms Cash.  -  C. A. WATERMAN it CO., Auctioneers.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.      . '   ' .-  AH., HOLDICH���Analytical Chemist and Aeouyor.  ���     Victoria fltrcct. Nelson..   .   .    EAVART. & CARRIE���Architects.   Rooms 7 and S Ab-  .  erdeuii block, Hnkcr Mtrool.; Nolson.  ' -  HC ANK���Architect nnd  artist.  ���   next door'to. Nelson library.  A large slock of ilrsl-olass dry iliatoj'lnl on hand, also  a full line of sash, doors, inoiildiiigs, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  ���Yard:   Voot of Hendryx street. Nelson  Telephone, 91  John Rae, Agent  COAT RIVER LUMBER GO.  CRESTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ..Itrokciihill   RJock,  All sizes Of dimension timber and all kinds of lumber  out to order, and shipped lo Nelson in carload lots.  Write for prices.  BON TON BBSTAHHABT.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  The only restaurant in the city,  employing only white cooks.  Merchants'lunch from 12 to 2  o'clock, 25 cents. Dinner from 5  to .8.    Short orders   at   all   hours.  BOARD AND ROOM  First-class board and room. Todd\s old stand, .comer"  Ward and Carbonate.streets, in roar of Knglish chiircli.  Heated by .-steam. Table board ��1, room and boiird.Sn  and 53.30. ;  A.collection of fine lielKium Canaries for.sale.  7    J- V. O'LAUGHLIN.  Tlio llhost hotel in the interior.  Ijargo sample rooinw.   Stoain heat ami ductile light,.  OORNKIl Oii' WARD AND VKRNON STS., NKI.SO.V  BAKKR AND WARD STRKl-ITS, NKftSON  Tho only hotel in Nelson that lias remained under one  management since 1S!)0.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room is not second to any in Kootenny.  The bar is always stocked by tho best domestic iind  imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDKN, Proprietor.  West Kootenay Butcher Q��^  ALL KINDS OF FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  FLORENCE PARK HOTEL  Two and a half miles up tho Outlet, from Nelson.  WTliiQ ���     sPr'"g Chickens, Fresh. Cream,  JjO i     Pure Milk, Fresh-Laid Eggs.  All of which arc 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  niglit.   Can be reached by either road or water.  WIIjMAM ROUKRTS. Proprietor.  Large and well lighted Healed by hot air  Reasonable rates ' Sample rooms  Klcctric bells and light in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout.  HOTEL  VICTORIA  ���;'���-    ������'���;���:        J. V.. PKRICS,.Proprietor      7  Kree bus meets^all trains  Hourly street car to station  Revelstoke, B. C.  Baker street, j-jeison E. C. TRAVES", Manager  ORDKRS 11Y AIAHi J1KCK1VK OARF.VVh AND PROMPT Al TKNTION.  To Arrive 15th May  PRICES RIGHT  *   SEE THEM  200 Pairs Lace Curtains  Brass Rods, Screens,  Easels, and Towel Ring;s/r  The newest thing in PICTURES, with or without frames.  Another big car furniture on the way.  - v-  .#-*  B-^KIE-E-i   STREET,   "WEST,   NELSON* THE TRIBUTE:   NELSON, B.C., FRIDAY,  MAY 5,  1890.  DoYb  u U/ish to Dye?  If so, remember we can supply you  with the necessary material and full  instructions how to make a clean job  of it. We carry a full line of Diamond   Dyes   and  Maypole Soap   Dyes  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  U/. f. Jeetzel & Qo.  CORNER BAKKR AND JOSEPHINE STRKKTS, NELSON      -  Neck Dressings  Are  His  I^Y  Ji7"7  the most important part of man's spring "get up."  Avhole attire depends upon beauty and quality of his  NECKWEAR  Our   line   of    Puff    Knots,    Four-in-  , Nv     Hand and Bows, elicited a full measure  If.      of praise from all'who have seen  them.  '$\Qa  ; 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  II    IZ ET D    THE UP-TO-DATE  I L ��\ EL fl       FURNISHER, NELSON  laKE^WHS? the people ,in Nelson" live tothe cast of Josephine  .-.Y^i/aSjV'-..-,*".-,        - 7       .,=���'..----.'  -,r      -.     .        --      " -.  , "  ���    i  '^:/&%^ that one-halt m- them- purchase .fheir  f|*^^|^^h^|F*|^^^tjth:i-EAS.T END \6kp��ERY."- 'if they will,  ^a Jind"��7vpay^"Cla^h3thDe*= wi 11 * = sa ve v hi o n ey-** j h -. two-" - way s.Y na me] y, 2 k( per  ::Hennt��^nj:-*fffe-ilj'ric^>6*f-"thc   goods  they purchase and;2'*; per cent on the  F.B.MORSE,  B. J. ROYAL.  f.;M;v:��'0.-EAS^Ji:NI")/G.Rfil@KMY STORK  7West;^Blpc"l5;YBaker��Street East. Nelson, B. O.*  Nelson JCent and Awning: Manufactory,  ". .A.I..L   ICIIsrXDS   OjF  OAH-raS.! GOODS,  TMTS,   *  iWNINCfS AND  ^AWi.'W&fflEn oulSiifs:for  2s��fBakefj*s|?eet;. dfipdsitb liostoilice, Nolson    ��� Jj. ���;"     r�� iV_ J _     ,_LVJ C3k_ J���/ O V--*-i-N  I.). Ak'Ai'thur <fc Co. unloaded today a  large palace horse car of funiiturc,  shipped direct from the lnanufacturei's at  Southampton and Hamilton, Ontario.  I). .1. iMcNally, mill builder of Helena,  Montana, will have chai-f-e of the build-  intf of the sampling works for the Slocan  Ore I'urcliasinn' Company at Xelson. The  pil-.-.s for the foundation are all driven  and ans being braced. Work on the superstructure will commence on Monday  next and will be rushed with all possible  speed, as ore has been contracted for to  be treated on June :"5th.  City electrician Bliss reports that since  the city council commenced its crusade  against the waste of electric power by  consumers the load on the city's machines  has been very much lightened. This has  enabled him to increase the number of  street lamps, and after Saturday there is  a, prospect of a further increase being  made. Those who wish to* have lamps  placed at their corners should make  themselves heard before the available  supply is secured by the aldermen.  Y'esterday "Tom" Sproat met with an  accident at the Nelson Saw������& Planing  Mills factory, while working at a buz/,  planer, that resulted in his losing the  middle finger of his left hand.  The government of Denmark seek information as to 0 the whereabouts of  Peter Abraham.son, a blacksmith,.'born  .July 1st, 1878, and immigrated from Denmark in the spring of the year 1S'J5. He  was known to "be in-Brooklyn in Septem-  ter, 1S98. Anyone knowing anything of  this man's present whereabouts will  please communicate with "W. H. Bullock-  Webster, chief constable, Nelson.  The building boom in Nelson has  assumed such dimensions that seA'eral  outside points are being drawn upon I'or  materials. The Slocan m-er train yesterday afternoon brought in several carloads of stuff. There was. lumber from  the sawmill on Lemon creek and shingles  and lath from the Genelle .mill near  Nakusp.  The financial end of the dedicatory  ceremonies of ..Fraternity hall was highly  satisfactory. When all disbursements  are made there -will remain for the Ivoot-  ��� enay Lake General Hospital Society something like $175.  [\V. J. Thompson, who holds more municipal ofiices than any other man in the  province, will commence his two -weeks'  holiday on Saturday when he leaves for  V'ictoria. At the capital ho will attend  the meeting-of the grand:.lodge of the  Knights ' of "Pythias and Ypiok -up 3\*ha.t  pointers lie can.from chigi'-Dcasy oh Hose*  .teiim racing.".   "  - y "_' -"���.���'.."  , City clerk Strachan has "received from  Messrs. Tupper,* PetersYfc, Potts the municipal bylaws as finally revised* by them.'  It will now be necessary for , the couucil  to have.the new bylaws introduced and  finally put through their several stages.  As there about ,a dozen bylaws in the  present,bunch, some-of which are very  lengthy the actual reading'.of them will  occupy' several =1 ionrs.- * .  '.  to You Know  What  Summer  Jewelry  Embraces?  If you don't you should see  the complete line which I have  just received direct from Ihe  manufacturers of the east. If  you want to keep up with the  fashion you will bear this in  mind. There are TORTOISE  COMBS the like of which have  never been seen before in this,  province; SHOPPING BAGS  in the latest designs and materials; BELTS of all kinds;  BLOUSE BUTTON SETS of  every description, and bracelets  in silver, gold and plate.  Competitors  Cannot  Catch  TENDERS  Tenders will be received up to  Thursday, May nth, for the fol-  lowine Sfoo'ds al Sahdoh- in , the  estate- of Crawford & "McMillan :', .  WANTED.  WANTKP���Good general sen unt Tor family'Qf three,  no children, nt Ymir.   Apply ixWi'CSidcncb of JI*. "ll.  HeiUey, Nelson, li. C. '    '  w  ANTKD-A   So v.uit  Vornon si reel.  jii'I.   Apply lo   Mrs., .Dyew,  FOR   SALE.  ~���^���s ^ "���^  Y*wYeYdWkson=v  =E;=H&H'^'S.*PLBW3lM!iB=  ^J^JAiePHBE  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  HOUSIC and three lols, Nos. ,5, li, find 7, HloufcMfi. Mill  htreel, Nelson. U O.    Vor full rurlicii ars iipplj'to  A. Miiiison. Grove llolel, ne.ir Koil Slioppurd -stjilion:  TpOll SALI'I���An old kIoi-o front.   Apply 10 'J'lvuoiloro  ���*-     Madson, ISiikur street, Nelson.  -Groceries. ... ...--.. . .L. .'.'-. ..--. . .$2000  Dry Goods. .7. . .;. ........".-- 2300  Clothing* . . Y. ....... .;-......,."   ;560  Gents'.'Furnishings-     '800  Boots aiid.Shoes..      Sod  Wall  Paper      50  Hardware and Crockery ....   1000  The above stock is in good, eon-  .dition, much of same ..being- new  ���season^" koojIs;;." *"" "7"     "���.   ���-.. ?- ��� -  .. ' -    ��� V. LEOr-FE&E.;^frxistle*  Will biiyui2iT"ijy��l50o'(e.ci; afl.Tic  soiillhv.f's?t.��ctoi:nc" 'of Vernon i  'unU"'Wink'. slTOtrtg ��� Willi ���. iiii ',  " ,i)i;��\;pi!ieiJ|.Si 0iii'"cif i'.ho'beVl,  ni:eVi(l(ih|f.i!V'1i''Ki'lsn*i). 'T^rms:;  S&OObaJ-U:;, bfi'Uuieif in gixHmd,  ..Iwel've, iftonllft. .^npiy'to John  IlbuJiloiF, Vornoii Sj,:,��Nelson,  OUR MAMMOTH STOCK OF  .Complete Electric EqulDinents for Electric Power Transmission aiid Lighting lor Mines, Towns  -   "        Y Electric Fixtures, Lnrnps, 1 ells, Telephones, Annunciators,.Etc.  ����. O: Box 606. Josephine 'Street, Nelson, B. 0.  HEAD  OFFIQE,   LONDON,   ENGLAND.  All commuhicalions ielating to  British  Columbia  business to be addressed  to P.O. Drawer  505, Nelson, British Columbia  BOOTS AND SHOES  EVERYTHING IN THE SHOE LINE  J  E  2(1 AND 23 WKSTUAICKR.STUtoKT, NEI.SON  . RODERICK ROBERTSON, General Manager)   K|t:|   orMVI     D   m  . S FOWLER, E.M., Mining Engineer f   IN tL.v3<UIN,   ��3. O.  See that your Royal Seal Cigars  ARE NOT EASTERN IMITATIONS  BUT ARE MAIM BY  THE KOOTENAY CIGAB MANUFACTURING COMPANY  0*F   ISTEX.S03ST,   B.C.  THE WMIkl &llllLLM CO., Ltd.  BC^.'y,    0-B,^-X35T,   FEED,    ETC.  Writ* for quotations on car lota.  ;        3ST.*ElIjSO*ISr3   33. O-  Builders and contractors can now secure  the best lime on the market at  70 Cents per 100 Lbs  CALL   AND   INSPECT  BUSINESS AND TtKSIDKNTIAI;  I'ROrKllTV  HO by   120, Bakor street., hciwocn  .lossoplihio  and  Wai'dsl.roo's.j SSQt/0  SO'by 120, linkerMtroel, between .losepluuc nnd Hull  streets    1500  flO by 120, linkei'street, b;l,\vecn Josephine ai>d Hall  streets, eorner ��   HO by 120, ,Ka��t Baker si reel.     SCO  25 by120 with improvemonfei; south side of Vernon  street...,    flOOO  50 by 120 With improvements, south side of Vernon  street...    (KH)0  2 lbl�� and large house beautifully furnished (sua )..  3501)  2 lots with cottage routed at $15 per month, Victoria  street  ,  ,'{500  1 lot with cottage rented at ��15 per month, Victoria  street;   2500  2 lota with cottage rented at ��20 per month,    tanlcy  street  HOOO  Olot.s in block I1J), all cleared and fenced in   2500  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, <���. C.  DEALERS IN  eavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORB  OARS  Canton Drill Steele  CARRY IN STOCK;  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  G-iant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  Iron,  Steel,   Sheet  \v\s      Iron, T-Rails  V Paints, Oils, Glass-  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  A Coat of Paint  ^#  WILL  ADD   TO   THE   SELLING   VALUE   OF  A  SHABBY   LOOKING   HOUSE  When you make up your mind to use a little Paint-  bear in mind that we carry a complete stock of all  kinds of Paints, Oils, Varnishes, and Stains, also  Kalsomincs, Kalsominc Brushes and Painters Brushes  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  Mining" Supplies T Rails  THE LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO.  Oup Specialties  Damon,  Ram  Lai's  and   Sh ill in g's   Best:  Teasalways on hand.. - 7 Y  Chase & Sanborn pure Java and Mocha  Coffees.    nn ... "SY.    '.".- ' ..f*. ... -.. -."-".--s,-    '��� *,-'--��-.-���.  ": >���' y^ii'ijis**��j:^fip;"b;ivii/4jid[*Ea|eijs"o.hJBiseuits;r="7-  ' Y^��- vcroeseY"fiC' ��� Slackw.eH^tfgf^n^ian :K,eiI|ei*��Y  -..M^malad'es.^j^msjv^tcjjv.. . .-��� - ��� ;--��� >,s, yy,  ���" . Y'pn'a!idi;cplle7&;^  ;M^ushr*ci���o!ms..; {". ;.'���."..- y~'(z,(.( ��",,, "���" ��� ��i ," ] ] �� ;  ���;v ���' >Pl:^ie"sn,Y&a"^ _" "'���'> "��?���������  Y"r �����' AVcar^p.f.^AsHe^pf-fc^ "c^ijsot-^  ��� ^"1^6X"G^p6^ie^u^��jtix>'��':  ':      " ���"'"-'".  . ���   T\vo cars^ of Ci^^kery' dn tti'e rdaid. Y  ,.A trial oi?de>isolieited.   Prieps right.  Telephone 10.   P, O. Box K 6c AV.      Baker street West, Nelson  e  Just Unloaded  a Gar of  Quality stway up  Brices below the lowest  CANADIAN CURE  The West ��\ootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  Bakor Street.        T. G. PBOOTOR, Manager.  STEINWAY  The Standard   Piano  of the World.  NORDHEIMER  The Artistic Piano of  Canada:  ART AND MUSIC CO., Nelson, Agents.  IM'ooni lioiiKO nnd 10 lols sebouL in orchiml    1100  2 lots and Iniprovcini nts, 62 hcud of cinv.t; 2 hoiww,  wnKOiis, sleighs, liurncHs, mid everything in eon-  nection with Hurry's milK nmuh     mIIO  For general infoniiatioii on real estate and for further  particulars on above property apply to  -W^k.IRILD BEOS-  l?cal Kstate and General Agents, Baker St.. Nelson  Vienna Restaurant  Baker street, bet ween .Josephine and  Hall streets, Nelson.  MEALS AT ALL riOURS, DAY OU NIGHT  HAJCEUY IN CONNIPTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPKCIALTY  ONLY WHITE HKIjP KMPLOYKD' I  ���R.      -E-rXTEORTSr,     PEOPEIBTOE |  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. O.  DesBrisay & Co  Cream  WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED  A fresh-consignment of Maple Leaf Orcnm Sodas received  direct, from tlie factory, put up in '{-pound boxes. Also  a full line of Ihe Toronto. Hiscuit and C'onfeclioncry  C'oMiiiany's Sweet Hiseuits. Don't forget that wo handle  Blue Kilibon Te��.  JOHN A. IRVING 'ft CO.  Baker Street West, Nelson, 13. C.  SPECIAL ATTENTION  Have just received a consignment of Harris home  made, tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  PEED J. SQUIRE, Baker St. Nelson   -  Tho supply is limited, so call early and nxamino thi* stock.  j *.   a<t *** q3,f�� a ^


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