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 SORBY'S HARBOR SCHEME AGAIN  ELATES   VICTORIANS.  Victoria, May HI.���Messrs. Trior and  Earle telegraphed from Ottawa today  that .minister Tarte had promised to have  a bill forming a board of harbor commissioners for Victoria, put through this  session, and the advocates of the Sorby  scheme for spending millions to provide  a harbor big enough for Montreal are so  elated that Sorby i.s to start for Ottawa  at once to explain his plans There may  however, be disappointment,' when in due  course the Dominion government is asked  to 'equip the commissioners, witli funds  I'or this gigantic work.  .In the meantime the city council treat  very cavalierly the proposal made by  Henry Croft, on behalf of English capitalists, to spend a quarter of a million  dollars within a, year or two in reclaiming the James Bay mud flats. The syndicate asks for incorporation and a deed  of the property for fifty years ancl exemption from taxation.  Croft's syndicate would establish an  immense amusement garden on the English plan, with concert hall, fountains and flowers, and would erect  commercial kiosks along the bridge, which  they would erect across the bay, and  which bridge would be presented to the  corporation on the completion. It is a  very attractive scheme for immediate  realization, but half the aldermen treated  it coldly because it might interfere with  the Sorby dream, and one alderman solemnly protested that to collect its revenue  the company would have to erect a fence,  Jl,)r/it,..  THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 1, 1800.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR;  WEEKLY, $_.  remains unchanged. It does not recognize any parallel between the Canadian  claim to Pyramid harbor and the United  States claim to Dyea and Skagway. To  the latter the title has never been questioned. Canada on the other hand never  asserted any claim to Pyramid harbor  until lately and has never been even in  temporary possession. The proposition  from the British side to declare a, neutral  strip of the country leading from the head  of the Lynn canal back across the mountain to the Canadian line has not coin-  mended itself to the state department,  wliich fails to see why the United States  should voluntarily render absolute title  to territory Avhieh it is contended belongs  to the United States.  and  a fence would be an eyesore,  matter comes up again next week.  The  Story of War From the East.  Victoria, May .31.���Details were  'brought by the steamer Kinshiu Maru,  which arrived this afternoon, of -warlike  'preparations in China to resist the Italian  occupation of San Mun, and probably the  further occupation of Shan Tung by Germany. A YPekin correspondent writes  that .Japan is diligently and quietly making war preparations as she did four  years ago, and taking measures to  strengthen her coast defenses, feeling  that a war Avith Russia in the near future  is unavoidable. J-i.ii.ssia is aware of Japan's intention to contest her in the east,  and fully recognizes the difficulty iu  which a Avar with Japan would place her,  especially as the Japanese navy approaches-that'of. her own in strength,  and that additional ships are in course of  construction in Europe. _���  International Ar-itration Promoters.  Lake Moiioni., Noav. York, May 31.���..  The  fifth  Lake Mohonk conference  for  the-promotion  of international arbitration met at the Lake Mohonk liouse  to-  ; day. Ex-senator Edmunds of Vermont  Avas"- elected chairman. In his address  Mr.   Edmunds   doubted  the   immediate  --outcome of results front The Hague conference,  but  considered  tho triumph of  V international arbitration inevitable.  Rev.   EdAvard = EA'erett   Hale -made  the  - opening address, eulogizing the efforts of  the chair for peace and insisting that all  minor differences betAveen nations should  be settled by arbitration. Brief addresses  were also niade by .-Verott P. Wheeler,  W. S. Logan, EdAvard W. Atkinson of  Boston and others.  No Intention to Increase the Forces.  Washington, May 31.���The president  today" declared to a congressman caller  that tliere was not at present any contemplation of largely increasing general  -Otis -forces in-the_Philippines; He-said'  that nothing had b-en received from general Otis Avhicli indicated the necessity  for jnore troops beyond tlie regulars avIio  are to be seitt to Relieve the retiring  volunteers! Tile president, however,  added; that if additional reinforcements  should become necessary, they AA'ould be  prontptly fiu'iiislied. Secretary Alger  dented tliat general Otis had cabled yesterday that 30,000 trooijs would', be  necessary. ..  The Strike Resumed at Buffalo.  Buini-Ai-Q, May 31.���Tlie trouble pn tlie  docks here lias broken out again. Tonight at six o'clock 2J5QO freight handlers  quit work, claiming tliat the contractors  Avere violating the .contract Avhieh Was  signed Avhen the men resumed Avork hist  Week. The strikers held a meeting at  eight o'clock tonight, and it was announced that the grain shovellers Avould  quit work tomorrow if the freight handlers' grievances Avere not remedied.  Canadian Nurse Suicides in London.  London, May 31.���A Canadian nurse,  Miss E. O'Neil, said to belong to a leading  NeAV York hospital, .attempted, to commit  suicide by shooting herself Avith a pistol  this morning at the Hotel Metropole.  Miss O'Neil was found sitting on a couch  Avith blood streaming from her head.  Friends removed her to a private residence, and it is hoped she Avill recover.  Overstudy is reported to have unbalanced  her mind.   ���'���*��������� United States Will Not Yield.  Washington, May 31.���Respecting the  Canadian .demand for the possession of  Pyramaid harbor on the Lynn canal,  pending the decision of an arbitration or  some other competent authority, that her  title is good, it can be stated that the  position of the United States government  United States Proposal Submitted.  Thi_ HAo UK, May 31.���Both sections of  the disarmament committee met -today  and, a.s Avas anticipated, failed to agree.  The drafting committee of the arbitration committee made some advance this  afternoon. The American delegates submitted their scheme relating to an arbitration tribunal. The plan differs fromo  the British proposal. It provides that  each country sliall appoint a single arbitrator to be selected by the supreme  courts of the signatory powers. The  tribunal sliall luwe a permanent  central seat and be composed of at  least three judges avIio shall not be  natives or residents of countries belonging to the powers in disaccord. The general expenses shall be shared proportionately. In the event of neAV facts arising  Avithin three months of a decision, the  same tribunal shall lniAre poAver to try  again the questions iu dispute. Recourse  to the tribunal shall be optional to the  signatory poAvers.  Bryson's Sensational Murder.  Ottaava, May 3I.:���An absorbing topic  for many miles around Bryson is the  Sparling murder case, in Avliich Mrs.  Alice Sparling is arraigned on the charge  of having administered a dose of Paris  green to her husband, from the effects of  which he died. A great deal of the seriousness of the case hinges on the eA'i-  dence of Dr. A'alloe.of Quebec, Avho made  an examination of the stomach of "the do-  ceased. The ante-morteir statemeut of  Sparling Avill also furnish a strong link in.  the Vchain of convicting evidence, by  -AvJiiclrthe'crown aa_J1 "establish a strong  case.    ������. .  ^     ^ ^  Toronto University Team Defeated.  Nkw York, May 31.���The country club  liouse grounds of the Crescent Athletic  Club at Bay Ridge Avere thronged Avith  carriages and spectators yesterday, the  attraction being a lacrosse game betAveen  the crack teams of the Crescents aud the  Toronto University players, champions  of the intercollegiate league of Canada.  In the first half the home contingent ran  up six goals. In the second half each  made five goals. The score AA*as Crescents 11 goals, Toronto University 8  goals.    Ball Games Yesterday,  Rochester 3, Montreal 2.  NeAV York 4, Cincinnati 5.  Baltimore 4, St. Louis 3.  Chicago 6, Philadelphia 1,  Washington 1, Pittsburg 5.   L-ui^-llhri."Brooklyn 7.  Boston 10, Cleveland 10.  Providence 1, Worcester G.  Hartford 3, Springfield 0.  LOCAL NEWS OF THE TOWNS  Dominion Day Celebration.  Manager Waterman and assistant manager Thompson Avore broad smiles last  night Avhen they reported that the total  subscriptions for the ninth annual J3om-  inion Day celebration at Nelson footed  up an even $2500. The people who are  paying the piper are going to do-tlie  dancing at this celebration, and the result  Avill be that the celebration Avill be the  best that Nelson has ever had. The personal of the several committees is a  'guarantee that all the sports Avill be conducted solely .for enjoyable, sport. A  feature of the occasion Avill be the decorations, Avhieh Avill be designed and carried  out under the direction of captain Hodgins. The committee in charge of the  boat races claim that they Avill make the  boat races equal to those pulled off at  .Victoria on May 24th. The foIloAving  subscriptions Avere received yesterday:  Previously reported. ��2230  Wilson & Harshaw      25  The Tribune Association   Canada Drujj & Book Company   Slocrv > Ore Purclm��iiig Co.   Bank of Rritish Columbia   A."li. McKillop..'...   Georgo B. Cburoh   K. C. Traves   AV. A. Thurman.   ICootenay Klcctric Conslruction & Supply Co   Merchants Bank of Halifax   Kmory & Walloy.   Theo Madson         Frank Harper.   George F. Motion   K.H.Loring  ...       a  Manchon & McLeod ���       5  F. J. Painton.. .' ���       5  F. J. Squire        5  .1. A. McDonald  ���..'.       5  E. Sutcliffe  ....       5  John Spear '.'..' . ��� :. ';...      5  Totil '...'- .". .82500  There are a f eAv committees that liaAre  not yet been named, but the announcements AA'ill be made in due time. Yesterday Messrs. P. A. Macrae, II. B. Haines,  and A. R. M. Barrow Avere named as the  laAvn tennis committee. The committees  are to decide the events to be contested  for and the amount of money each Avill  require for prizes, then a general meeting  of the committeemen Avill be held to  arrange the official programme.  ROSSLAND.       . ,    /  y The city council is busy Avith the petitions of tAvo rival gas companies for franchises. = _ . . " "'  " Part of the road funds Avill be put on  extending the N6rA\pay mountain trail.to  Burnt Basin." A number of prospects  there- haA'e been sold, bonded or incorporated lately.  The citizens of Rossland Avere huddling over fires all day yesterday. The  oldest inhabitant is in evidence and says  the Aveather has broken all records.  There seems to be no likelihood of  trouble between mine owners and miners  Avhen the experimental mouth comes to  an end. The probabilities are that some  slight modifications of the Avage schedule  Avill be agreed to.  25  25  25  15  15  15  15  15  15  10  10  10  10  5  NELSON.  A 12-foot sideAA'alk is being laid to  grade on the south side of Vernon street  east front Ward street to the Klondyke  hotel. It is an iinproA'ementuthat Avas  needed.  Duncan McDonald  and Avife left last  night for a three months'  A'isit  to  their  home   in   Ngav   GlasgoAv, Nova  Tlie Canal Commission's Report.  Washington., May 31.,���The states department today made public an official  abstract of tlte rcpoi't of the Nicaragua  canal commission.,, as presented' by admiral Walker, the head of the* commission.  The commissioner believes that a canal  can be huilt across the isthmus for a  sum not exceeding $118,113,700.  Two Deaths Precede tlte Launching.  Bkkun, May &h���The director of tho  Germany shipbuilding yards at Kiel fell  today front tlte bap-istinal platform of  'tlie Kaiser WilhOlm, Avhieh is .to be  launched tomorrow, and was instantly  killed. One of tlte engineers, a man  named Kranich, AA'as killed by the falling  of an eleArator.  British Commissioner Arrives.  Bivoonkonte, Orange Free State, May  31���.Sir Alfred Milner arrived this evening. President Steyn and the members  of the cabinet of the Orange Free State  Avere at the raihvay station to Aveleome  him. Salutes AA'ere fired and the British  national anthem AA'as played.  Medical Journal Denies the Rumor.  London*,-May 31.���The British Medical  Journal today says it has the best authority for stating that the alarmist reports in regard to queen Victoria's eyesight are erroneous, and the rumors, of a  contemplated operation are mere inven--  tiens. _^    7'  The Silver Quotations.  Ni-W  Yomc,  May 31.���liar sil\-er  Gl,  Mexican dollars 48A, silA'or certificates 01  to 02.    *.'."���'  former  Scotiar  A preliminary meeting for the institution of an aerie of the Fraternal Order of  Eagles was held last night in the Oddfellows' block, at Avhieh Melvin G. Win-  stock, past grand president, explained  the principles of the order and initiated  thirty-five members. After tlie ini tuitions a social session Aviis heldaiul aiJl enjoyable time spent. Nelson Aerie No.  2(5, AA'ill start out Avith a charter niGniber-  ship of soVottty-.five, and a meeting aa'MT  be hold this afternoon at 2,30 o'clock for  additional initiations. The election of  .officers Will take place on Friday niglit.  Ro&ch May Escape Extradition.  Toi'ONto, May SI.���-The Ontario government has not, and probably Will take  no part in tliejextradition proceedings .of  Roach, the suspect under arrest in Boston iu connection with the Napanee bank  robbery. Everything is being Avorkcd  front the Montreal end and by tlte solicitors of the Dominion Bank, As Roach  is charged Avith being an accomplice in  the robbery, and with receiving a share  of the spoils, the department is of the  opinion that he may be extradited. If,  hoAve\'er, no further eA'idence can be secured, except that of Pare or Holden���  and at present there is none in sight���  the extradition cannot be made until  Pare and Holden are Captuted.  Murderer Perier Respited.  New- Westminster, May 81,���Donald  Perier, avIio slashed and butchered his  sAveetheart, has been respited. He AA'as.  supposed to have done it ih a fit of jealousy.. He.Avas sentenced to be hanged on  the 30th instant. His counsel asked for a  commission to inquire into his sanity, and  this has been conceded. .To permit of the  medical examination' a, respite of one  month, or until.June 30th, has been given.  Perier..  KOOTENAY MINES AND MINING  The Last Day of the Old Order.  Yesterday Avas the last day for the old  order of things that has    continued   so  satisfactory  in the Slocan since its discovery.    Today the loAver scale of  Avages  goes into effect, piwided, always,   that  the mine owners can have their own AA'ay,'  but  the result so far is  that the entire  force of miners will refuse the cut offered  and hold out for the .$3.50 rate.    It is not  expected   the  contest  Avill   last long, as  thbre are many on both sides in ���favor' of  submitting  the  question to arbitration.  As yet tliere is but scant feeling on the  subject.    Many believe that were the example of the Athabasca company at Nelsoii followed, and a reduction made in the  price of board, the situation Avould soon  right itself.    One  dollar   for   each   and  every day is a high price to pay   for  board, and there should be margin Avhere-  iui to eifect a reduction.    Living in the  various toAvns, particularly here, is  too  high, and Avith a  lower scale of Avages  the merchants   should   OA'ercome    tlieir  1892-standard and descend to the modern  percentage of profit.    On a large number  of.-���; properties considerable  surface Avork  AA'ill be done, the men Avorking ten hours  at $3.50, so that there AA'ill not be an entire cessation of labor in the camps.    The  skilled labor will turn titer attention to  tlieir  oavu properties  and claims  and to  "prospecting,    aAA*aiting   the   time   Avhen  things   Avill   become    straightened   out.  The miners are keeping their  own counsel and  are maintaining  a quiet but determined  attitude, and  there is not the  slightest reason   to   anticipate   trouble.  For the OAvners'  part, they express  lio  anxiety   as to the  situation,  and  state  they can  secure all  the  skilled  miners  they   AA'ant   from   the   east.     HoAvever,  .apart from this, the effect  upon the general business of the camp is already felt.  The impending  loss in  Avages, ore  shipments, etc., Avill aggregate  a  large sum,  and  a   general   set-back    is   given   the  country.  YMIR   DISTRICT.  R. AV. McFarlane, the residont engineer  of the Tamarac and.Monarch mines, has  been on. a business trip to Nelson.     ,    - *  3. Roberts, a large' stockholder in the  Tamarac miu'e, has been paying the camp a  Visit'.* '     ��� --   " - '   '  George Carey, aa'Iio is .interested in the  Monarch mine, leaA'es here tomorrow  mot'iiing on a visit of inspection to that  property. "  "Ro-herhani brother, took the first prize  for tlte packer's race on the queen's birthday and Reith and JDym the second.  Tom PJynn of Gladstone, aa-1vo has been  looking up liis mining interests in this  camp, Avill be returning in a feAV days.  Findley McLeod is just doAvn front tho  Ymir Belle and reports eA'erything working satisfactorily.  Professor Garvin left this afternoon to  look up a position at the Porto llico mine.  The general manager of the Porto Rico  mine (S. L. Long) is expected here in a  feAV days from Rossland with his family,  and the mill will be started up at once.  Lloyd Harris, the president of tho  Bullion group, is said to be upon the  Avater. He intends putting up quite an  oxtcnsiv.o_inn_h_uei!y_plant-Lhis-.summei.-  TheNeAv Brun.Avick company are going  to 'commence, Avork shortly on their pt'Op-  ties adjoining the Dundee.  ��� Tl-6 president and vice-president of the  Dundee are expected <n.t any (lay iioav to  see about starting up the mill again. As  from all accounts, the report of S_ S,  Jfywl-j. tlie London .& B. 0. Goldftekis'  'engineer, on the Dundee mine is highly  favorable, and his reconiiuendatioh of a  tunnel from the mill to. the mine fe to.Ire  adopted.  to aAvait a settlement of the eight-hour  question and partly on account of the  Water in the tunnels. It is not likely  that the mine will be operated again till  August.  SLOCAN   DISTRICT.  Though the Noble Five mine has been  shut down, the concentrator will be started  up, as the ore bins are full. There i.s  enough mineral on hand to keep the mill  going sonic months, and the Avater power  is now ample.  At the Slocan Star Arery little shipping  has been done i for a year, extensive developments having been carried out. The  result has been to give ample ore reserves  for tAvo years' stoping. The mill is running full capacity.  A good showing of. ore is reported at  the present time on the Queen Bess, the  ore.chute luwing Avidened to a full ten  feet of clean galena. The Queen Bess  ought to rival the Payne, Avith such an  immense body of shipping artielcY  Alex Smith of Kaslo, manager of the  Surprise, has this Aveek been looking  for likely purchases. He states the Surprise is not to start up this season, as the  SIioav hangs ou too long. His company  have a big bonanza in the Bannockburn  group, in the Duncan country. They  have an ore chute two to four feet wide,  extending several hundred feet on the  property. So soon as a Avagon road can  be built, the property AA'ill be extensiA-oly  deA*eloped.     -    Y  -��� vy ' ' -    ���  NELSON   DISTRICT.  The Hall Mines sent forward another  forty tons of lead-silver bullion yesterday. It goes to the refinery a-.-Newark,  NeAV Jersey, and Avas valued at $7100.  .J. Theiss of Spokane, avIio recently purchased the Chicamun Stone property,  situated on Bull riArer in East Kootenay,  seAren miles from the Kootenay mrer, arrived in Nelson last niglit, en route to  tho mine, Avhere he will start a force of  men at Avork to doA'clop the property.  The price paid for the mine Avas $S000.  Duncan McBeath, mining recorder for  the Nelson mining district, reports a considerable Increase in the  receipts of the  'local office.   Yesterday -the receipts-under the head of miners' licenses amounted  .to $GG0.' '  [-���    '   ' -  '  ' A" Typical .French. Trial.  I?Ai-is, May 31.���The closing scenes of  the Deroulede trial Avere of a decidedly  theatrical character. When Mai tro Fal-  ateuf had concluded his plea for the.accused, M. Deroulede rose and thanked his  "dear friends" for their excellent defence, and concluded by declaring his  readiness to repeat the words Avhieh had  Jed to the A*-_olent scenes just proA-iously  witnessed. Marcel Mabcrt next pleaded  Avith tlie jury to acquit his commander,  if not lie said that he desired  to be incarcerated Avith Deroulede  rather than be free among  the in-.ult._rs  THE LAW AND THE LAW COURTS  Brewster Convicted.  The hearing of the theft case of Regina  A'S. \V. D. Brewster occupied virtually the  entire sitting of the assize court yesterday.    This i.s a case Avliich is more or less  mixed up Avith the case of Regina vs. Sinclair, both men having been employed by  the Canadian Pacific raihvay in its freight  and express offices.    Between them they  are supposed   to   have   got  away  Avith  $1500.    Brewster's case came on first. He  was defended by A. 11. {McNeill, Q.C., of  Rossland.    The case for the crown AA'as  handled by deputy attorney-general McLean.    There were six counts iu  the indictment, all  of which   Avere  under the  head  of    theft,   the   aggregate  amount  alleged to have been  stolen  being something under $300.  The case Avas left with  a jury composed of Gilbert Stanley, foreman, Samuel Neelands, Thomas Lillie, C  3. Wilson, George A. Hunter, J. H. Wallace, George W.Steele, Robert Ince, David  Morris, C. D. J. Christie, E. P. Whalley,  and  R.  G.  O'Driscoll.     When  the case  Avas closed justice Drake charged strongly  against the prisoner and  the jurors retired  to consider their   verdict.     They  Avere out over an hour and a half.   They  found the  prisoner  guilty  upon  counts  No. 1, 2, 4 and 5, and not guilty on counts  No. 3 and 0.    The effect of this  Avas that  the prisoner was found  guilty  of omitting and   concurring  in the omission of  making entries in  the company's books,  but not  guilty  of theft.    The prisoner  Avill probably receive sentence upon the  conclusion of the criminal cases.  of the army. The jury Avas absent for  twenty-two minutes, during which time  the prisoners held a levee. After the  jury had pronounced the acquittal of M.  I)ci'oulede the audience rose and im'aded  the dock, the jury box and other reserved  parts of the court room, shouting "Vive  Deroulede," "Vivo le Jury," and singing  .tlie_Marsei]]aise M-Deroulede-and-Mar-  cel shook hands with everyone, and finally  Deroulede. uiouutcd a table and called for  cheer., foi- the jury.  KASLO   DISTRICT.  Captain George D. Rcsid has returned  froin an extended visit to "the east, lie  has come back to accept a .position with  the Kootenay 1 _ai!wny and Navigation  Company sis company storekeeper, His  many friends, and particularly the members of tlie Kaslo rifle company, of which  he is an energetic officer, are glad to see  him back.  Colonel Veits of Minneapolis is again in  town. The colonel OAvns.some promising  mining property iu the Lardo, on Avliich  he had some work done last summer. He  intends to go on Avith development work  again this year.  George Hagcrnian has returned from  the Boundary Creek country.  The steamer Marion made her attempted run up the Lardo riA*er yesterday. She succeeded in getting five miles  up Avhen the driving chain broke and she  had. to lay up for repairs.  The Aveather lias again turned disagreeably cold and AA'et, aiid people are still  talking about the summer that is to  come.  The balance of the ore from, the True  Blue  mine  is  being  shipped to: Nelson.  Manager Trethewey.of the Dardanelles.,  mine came down from   tlie. ���mine', yo's'ter-'  dsiy..  The '"mine " has .been   closed .down,  thus letting out.a bout.thirty nieii.    This  action has been deemed  adAisable.partly  The Second Day at Chess.  London, May 31 .���The second round of  tlie i.iifcei*nu,_ional chess toiiruftineiit Was  commetiCed at noon todayT when the seventh round Of the original schedule was  adopted,, .and the pairing was as follows :  Tciehinann vs. . Pilislmry. MeUdt/. . vs.  Jiniowski, Laskei' a's, Scldechteer, RlVtek-  Ijnrne Vs. Colin, Mason vs. Bird, Tschigo-  rfu vs. Tinsley, iMarochy vs. Iv.ee. At the  adjournment at 4.30 o'clock Janowski  Jmd beaten Stcinil./; and Tschigorin had  beaten Tinsley, The other garnet* were  adjourned. Of these Pillsbury had the  better game against Teichmanii, and Mason had bhe"bettor position against Bird.  At the .conclusion ofthe day's play the  following results were recorded,on tlte  official score sheet: Las ker and Schleeh-  ter and Maroc/.y and Lee had drawn their  respective games. Cohen had beaten  Blackbui'tie, Mason had disposed of Bird,  and Teichniaiin and Pillsbury adjourned  their games a.second time, but soinehow  Teichmaun was unable to get oft even  terms, with the American champion.  Strikers Give the Police Trouble.  Macon, France, May 31..���The strikers  at Crousot are becoming riotous. They  have been throwing petards at the horses  of the gendarmes and have hurled  lighted torches at the military guardhouse. Troops have been sent to protect  tlie foundries.  Casimir Will Hang.  . Ottawa, May 31.-.-An order, in. coiiucil  has been passed aIlowi:ng;J,heVla\s*;'tcrtakc  -its* .('nui'scViu   tlie- case;YYif'Vthe    Indian'  Casii'nir,   who   shot  and.killed   -Walter  Phillips, at   Kamloops..   Casintir  Avill be  hanged on .June 2nd.  McGinty Got Ten Days.  John McGinty, the prisoner charged  with unlawful assembly in connection  with the anti-Chinese outbreak iu the  Slocan, Avas arraigned and pleaded guilty.  i'n doing so he made the statement that  he took part in the unlawful assembly at  Sandon through compulsion and fear.  He stated that he had been given one "  preliminary hearing upon the charge  and set at liberty only to be re-arrested.  Having been committed for trial upon  the second hearing he was admitted to  bail, but tliree AA'eeks ago**he AA'as re-arrested and placed in jail, AA'here ho had  since been.  Deputy attorney-general McLean explained to the court that originally there  had been two men charged Avith the  offense, but that the first man, named  Williams, had elected speedy trial before  judge Forin aiid reccivedrohc week's imprisonment. -Hq expressed the opinioi-  tha't a similar sentence in the case'of Mc-  Ginty Avould meet the ends of. justice.  The court then sentenced McGinty to ten  days' imprisonment at hard labor, so thai  McGinty..Av]iq Avas considered the minor  offcndci. by liis mistake in refusing to  take speedy trial, will, receive four .time-* =  the punishment of Williams'. , a  Other Cases.   ���       -     ���  Edward Quinlan avus arraigned upon  the charge of stealing ijiJO^from Joseph  Derham of Brooklyn, He pleaded not  guilty and asked for an adjournment of .  his trial so that he could bring Avitnesses.  from Brooklyn. This Avas granted and  his case Avent OA'er till Saturday.     '     * *  In the murder case of L-oginaws. Bruno-  deputy atlorncy-geiieral-McLi-in entered  a nolle prosequi.    In doing so he referred1  to the fact that the prisoner had already  been tried twice for liis life, and as many   -  of the  crown   Avitnesses Avere scattered,  the prosecution could not in the e\rent of  another trial be able to present as .strong  a case a* it had upon the two  former occasions. Bruno Avas then given his liberty.  ���In (.hci-case-of-Regina-A's-DaA'isrdeputy���  attorney-general McLean applied for a  warrant for the arrest of John Cunningham of Hosslaud, a materi-.il witness avIio  ha.d disregarded the subpoena to attend.  In the case of Licgiun \*s. O'Neill a similar application Avas made, the prisoner  William O'Neill of Rossland having failed  to appear, thus allowing his bail to be  eschea-cd. Warrants Avero issued iu each  case and the men will be arrested on  ..sight..,..  So far the grand jury lias returned  true bills in every casusubiinfeted totlrein  save the cases of Begin;. A's. Malette, lie-  gina vs. Boss and Regina, vs. Ostby, in  each of which no. bills were returned.  The first of these Avas the case against  Mrs. Mary Malette charged With keeping  a gambling house in the Ivooteiuiy hotel,  the second Was a ease from Trail in Avliich  n Chinaman Avas charged with publishing  obscene writing, and the third was an  alleged case of perjury which caine front  Three Forks.  E. J. Mack, tlie man avIio AA'as stabbed  in the anil and beaten over tlte head during a row at Slocan City on Saturday  morning, was taken to the jail yesterday  for the purpose of identifying his assailant from among the live men brought in  from Slocan City. Mack professed to be  unable to identify any of tlie men as the  one avIio assaulted him, so tliat there is  not much likelihood of any further proceedings iii connection with the assault.  All live men are under remand upon a  charge of vagrancy.  Wells Retains His Seat.  Victouia,May 31.���The Northeast  Kootenay election trial came to an inglorious eifd today, whereupon the case  being called, T. M,. Miller, aa'Iio appeared  for petitioner Patntore, statetKthat he  offered no evidence. The petition aviis  therefore dismissed, Avith costs to be paid  out of the deposit paid into court. THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON, B.C.,  THURSDAY, JUNE  1,  180!).  PA  show, no-  Wc arc  from 50 ecu is lo  ancl Linen Suils  Just the thing* for  . very large assortment of parasols ranging in price  $7.50. Call in'-ancl see them. Our White Duck  are going* fast. A full line of Men's Linen Hats,  hot  weather.  A. FERLAND d_ CO.  Klim. Hlock. linker Street;, Nelson  Garden Tools  A COMPLETE LINE JUST ARRIVED"  FROM EASTERN MARKETS  Nelson Hardware  Baker Street, Nelson.  Mr. Riblet will spend today in Nelson  looking for a suitable site for the manufacture of a. number ofthe part., required  in the construction of aerial tramways  and considers that Nelson's transportation facilities and its proximity to good  water power gives it especial advantages  for the location of such a plant. He will  move his family here in a few days from  Sandon and take up his residence.  LODGE   MEETINGS.  No.   2o,  KNIGHTS  OK  PYTHIAS��� Nelson * Lodge.  ICnit.ht. of Pylliia-. incut- in I. O. O. K.llull,corner  linker nnd Kootenay M reel-, every Tiic-diiy evoning at  y o'clock.   A'isiUni: Kiiiu'hl. cordially Invited lo atU.nd.  ci. kukN-TI. c. c. o. nosa. Iv. of It. ac S.  A NELSON l.OI'GK. NO. Si, A. F. K __. M. MootE  ��^V. -ec-oiirt Wediio-daj in I'ach month. Sojourning  /\g*r^   brethren Invilwl.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  AH.  HOI-DK'H���Aniilj Ileal Chemist and Ar..-*iycr.  Victoria si root. Nelson.   EAVXitT & CAM UK���Architects.   Hooin.s 7 and S Aberdeen block, linker street, Nelsoii.   H.  CANE���Aiohitect :-ntl  artist,  next door tn Nelson library.  I-rokenhill   Mock,  FOR  SALE.  S'~AVI_NGK1_ outfit and business for sale. The business amounts to between S-'ol) to ��.%0 a month, I-'or  further pat titulars apply to John Croft, or to The Tri-  bime offlce.       ,  FOlt SALK���A magnificent. Iinp.i-iiilu edition de Luxe  Itidpath's History of  Universal  I.iloniUiro,.!-i vol  umes, morocco.   Cash   or  Installments,  room M, Turner-lioeckh Block.  F.  AV.  Point,  FOR   RENT.  TWO six-room cottages on Latimer streei., half block  west of Stanley streei.   $2(1 a month each.  ion June Int.  Possoss-  Appfy to Alfred Bunker, or Tribune ollice.  ��ire ��almra.  as it day's AA'age. 'Doavii in Utah Mr. McCune owns a neAvspaper, AA'hich upholds  the actions of the miners avIio recently  destroyed the Bunker Hill & Sullivan concentrator near Wardner, Idaho. But,  then Mr. McCune has political aspirations,  Jind the labor A'ote in Utah is a factor  that may help him gain a seat in the  United, States senate.  Daily Edition   \V__kk__y Edition...  ..... Fikst Ykak, No  12(i  ... Seventh Yeak, No. 28  TiiK newspapers that'k-A)ny"see:yup%4o0(  ��� >?_T*S" 3s��'",s'- ���'"   *V"Y*",r  in  any 'action  of the>;niol_itScaV��fjai;fty':to.  A Tornado Swept Country.  Malvisrnia, South Dakota, May 31.���  A tornado SAvept over the NorthAvest  part of Miles county last night, doing  much damage to farm property. The  house and barn and outbuildings of John  11. Horburg, a promiuet farmer, living  two miles north, of Mineola, Avere totally  .destroyed. His little girl aged eleA'eh  years was killed, one of his sous had his  leg broken, and others of the family Avere  less seriously injured.- -.Considerable  stock Avas killed. .���'������������������  Lincoln, Illinois, May 31.���A7 tornado  swept over this section early today, coming from the soutliAvest and covering a  territory 150 yards Avide and extending  tny 'action  of the;Yijoliti@a%��bai'ft*;  which tliey arc .opposiintEi^l-^iriJSMil).^"1  '. that the I'-disfcribu tioi$j^Bu^  j the-Lauriei" governmeij��i^4's, \'ii^aitlo;^li|i?Uj-*i  it" is  a  geiTyntaucroi\V*B\&i|;is^^t_'^  -. that they do hot' backYif!)*. hcJit? .!c6jttdn?:.  ^ tions  Avitli  figures.    ^Jhe'���aA',-riig;d=m%n,7  u knows something abojt'fc Y$ltG'_ bbdittulsffir*2s'\  of the, county in A\-Jiicli kMlivp$,,imdiix\ds'i t  '.men haA'e a little pri\le';iit^i\eiulc*^t-i-l^/1'  so that nil things beiiVg,;^4^:^^"J_^?'JllV".'  tho . members should ��-b^df'.j^��e-^;fj^Uih��]  counties.     The   Coiiserviijbives,- .AvTien "W.  __ y   ^      .   fl _    !___, u n ���__ u ^ ;  power, fixed the boundaries* ^�� ��"4onsj*ittt-_  eucies to suit -hem _<ih'<_.; $iit'e% tti"s.  jtot a criiiie for the Lib_.ral_   to :do?iil|e^  wisb' - ..-  . : :.*V.'  +_\To_ person should be acbtntted to7 _itt_  zoiisliip unless possessed of Vat Te_ iSt* tl_ d  foIloAving cpialifications: (1) A gooclVgen-'  , oral understanding of the prtntajplcS Of  our government; (2) Intention to take  ui>  permanent  residence in Canada," (3)  ���Possession���of-si i Hi ci ent-intel! igeiid--.&nd=  moral courage to perform all the duties  of citizenship Avithout fear; (4) Ability  to read and AA'rite the language iu. whicjt  the laws of tlte country are pl'inted.  Within the last two years hundreds of  persons have been nut if .rail sted in Brjtislt  Columbia who Avere not possessed of aiiy  of the aboA'e cjualificutions. The KatjtixtlT  ization Act should be amended, So that  such people as Japanese and Chines'e  could not become citizens, merely on payment of a dollar to a notary public.  Ai'-li^deslir^d^i't n@.Blbs,^liM "isV *eii  pdxieslx   ^/^t*?1'"111''?^  1t'el3.grt,ed-nt0: 'lflty^7  ipj-ij- .,cQnsi$e��$^  3Gl$J_!l$'^^ le.A'Vijers'ons.^  ; i^elsgii.tieYEest".Center/ "������->,  ,.'  "Bp ��: "Kil4?.ti"^#o'^pn"sJrt-i tkted IVe fy __&%,  [fkxyk ,p,iyih���� i-iist ��*#Xaji^e, "sN.-lMe 1%<_^  "Pay2i^^i^%''ovt6p'0^��� tlft-u-'%: ai/rt^edYlnl  ' ^^��Oirtefe"Wj&^l?<.'OUT, M-^j'te,, Avh-re'li��n^  lias' i*Ti:e"SMifctn'ta.t.fo.if"the eonstrtlc't.ioit 'of.':  itti attt0hiatifi Sifei _iti'�� l.t-fttUAvniy ftoiii  thd  S_. lpugeitef.niii.it'. to tlte, Ct'OAVftf iS'est I^usss,  ���],:-a,ihvayi   ff[he   tranrvSatf -wj.'!.!   have " a.  -tt-paeify  of   fifteen  tons   per hour ;.ttO  will'Ouly i.eftuirfetn'io nfan to operlute-it.  Officials Don't Want to Talk.  Washington, May ..1.���Ollicials here  are unwilling to be drawn publicly into  the controA'orsy (iver the Alaskan boundary question, even though the matter  has been made the subject of a statement in the liouse at Ottawa by sir Wilfrid Laurier,'Avhieh in theordiiiarycour.se  would relieve them from the obligation  to maintain silence. They take the view,  however, that the pendency of the negotiations with Great Britain on this subject make it inadvisable at this time to  make public the ofiicial record of  the proceedings of the joint commission. It can be stated, however, that tliere is no disposition  to question the accuracy of the statement  made by sir Wilfrid Laurier yesterday  as to the position respecting the arbitration proceedings, but this is subject to  the important qualification that the  statement referred to it state of -affairs  existing Avheit the commission AA'as in session, and at its termination, but not  later. Since then tliere have been negotiations directly between the British  government and the goA'ernment of the  United States, and of Avhat has taken  place in this connection sir Wilfrid Laurier's statement takes no account. It is  reiterated in the most earnest manner  by the officials that in these negotiations  the Canadians stood in the way of an  agreement AA'hich the British authorities,  after mature consideration, had accepted  as eminently fair and just.   ������ o  Yellow Jack at New Orleans.  Washington, May 31.���The surgeon-  general of the marine hospital office has  received confirmation of the reports of  the development, of a case of yelloAV-fever  iu NeAA' Orleans, but no additional information has come to him.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  ;_�����_  SS"- &&& ���>&���y> &Q<&-  . **s- �����?��� fer- <=s^ *sr- s? *ss^ ��s^  i^^^^^^S^^-Ss^��^.-c.e-r.  ffl  ffl  Men's Alpaca  Men's Straw  ffl  Men's Canvas  Men's Linen  B  B  B  B  B  B  Tf|ese goods are the proper thing for summer, nice and cool, all sizes and shapes  ffl  Felt  In Fedoras and Derby shapes, Fawn, Grey, Black and Brown, the newest  shapes and coloring's are now open for inspection.  B  B  B  B  B  B  otton  ouse  .        ��� CRASH LINEN SKIRTS  WHITE PIQUE SKIRTS from $1.50 up.  DUCK SKIRTS  DENIM SKIRTS in blue and green  DUCK AND  DENIM  SUITS  in white, fawn, green, and blue  B  B  The above are the goods you need now.   Come and see them, buy S  them and enjoy comfort during the warm weather ^  " i3Ss^_!_��^3_te2_'  ���" ���\*__5!SJiEt')!?;'l?*  i'_^_si_%-i_%i_  WM^^sym^  . ^_=_-,.-J.'i��.>::3_:'8_3 ^S-O*--.<-  ��;���,'<=?���:<=?._���,'_=?,���'(=? fis3,iTg> Zj&.jfzlfe  ��� '"���' ^^fefemEEBeY : ���  \V3. AltK NOT APWLiTlSING  E  .#*--  Rbssr_A_-J-) has decided not to interfere  \\Htl.,?.eteon in celebrating Dotninion Day,  and.-K-ison Avill help her out on Labor  Pay.    This Avill giA'e both toAvns a chance  to spread themselA'es and make the most  of their opportunities.   The managers of  tlie Nelson celebration are arranging for  special rates on all  railways and steamboats   running   into   Nelson,   and haA'e  assurances that "Jim" Hill's  roads and  their connections AA'ill  make the lowest  rates ever giA'en in British Columbia for  similar events.     The  roads  tliat Frank  Peters holds in the holloAV of one hand  av ill .follow suit.  This  season.  it  is  not   necessary, everybody  fcnoAvs that our  Stock is Larger  and Prices ��.��wer  Than Other Dealers.  j67V6Y'Hu'cl-0h"s�� "Bsif ���CoMpa'nf til.  ��otperai��&i     ;"-'���   ��.;Y-"'-="��  w&'ii, * Our \jraeious. Oueen, ^ietoria,  asceivcled th- thrdiie/  Vl-ay -' 2^tJ_):,,- ^e/:aJ;ij"1'��-"onspefou;$,  happy and - Q0dtent���d," linite in  - eeiebrating' her ��$q$i' birthday.  _y|ay yoii en|e>y your holiday, your  \pjenic sandwiches, s.al_lds?  pate  de  fbie gras, etc., and return on May  25th,  better satisfied than   ever to  '-inm_,nifr-dg hrend.    kfiBi_fi|^A��nE!��J!!!  Baker "Street,  Ne  ipMsT jopon wit_sT���*tiXW ixMykmpS^y -  Memo :     You  "Hudson's  will   if  Patent  use  Flour"  Sportsmen  want  the  best   and   cam  always  get It at  Thomson Statioiiepy Co., D*  Dont  Influenced  ,i>  liy pri-o (ttonc in your drug buying. Lortkiliff  well lo i|iiali|,y ihohiis si(ll-fiuitory rwnltx--menua  seuiiring'tli- remedy ihut bust ftilllUs tIt _ iiiil'Kosi!  for whicii yon Iiituml-d II. I'urliy, tinulltyi suti.-.-  faclion, arc first oonsidcrud ticro, bill, ill.vuys a  pri-0 I bat makes tlie |i��rc(ni><i. an <.i:mioml��i.l ono.  A price that Men .is eoiuetb Ing to yon.. < )iie package of our  s  West Iiiiker 'Street.      Telephone 13.  Subscribe for shares; in Pleasant  Wfley Mines, U'mitktj. CariboOk  Now is your chance, as only a  lirnited ^number will he__jj_ace4  on  ^i^E'l-.S^Il'^.bi^^  _   7 .-   ��� "V&'sV";^''' '-.(]', .;  .p    ��� n     o       ��� �� D  -pm.iii��rs"Clic.   _i_iiSqi^S>r|) jvii],"(le<7  livtfx' jefr ,ji;l? ��|invh tV.reSdeijges ]  inij^bii'pl^ie'sS.llpuse^vdftfly" filjan)';  fl:e%'eit' qiiiintity 'at\*i_,(_!u'ul.]o:���  prieess *"���" "���   "���" ���; ������"  7 '"���'   ���". ���"  BftAVlNG ��d  -l-l'oliandis.e lihillerli to' and ifft.nl rdQR0l;S; Btis  n"ie_ Is All; Itifciurtw *iUid 'boitl.4 SpoCiit-I ,utti!_.ition  givjsfi It ilic 1.1'iliVsfer:'Of fepgage; .Olljcu \dn_l  stables on Veruort street. 6pifesil;0 The, Tr'lb:|i)ie."��  Sale  here, and will soon be sold,  to  Turiier & Bbcekh block, JvelsoiV Ui C,  a  JUDICIAL SALE,  Pirrsiiiiiit lo n judgment of pie County Court <jf Ivo'oli-  eiiay. lipldon iU.._N'el.sbn. uiUered pn the 17th day of January, A. n. lSSKI. in tlio consolidnleil action of..). F. Holdeii,  AVillli    *  -     -*"   ���%#��.':��'! 'Tv:' 1'-��"-l%-"yyx-��*'W&-. y:im>(  Bl);r?i_ss^llii_fGv  >\*!(i_ou��� rcpliu'iiig proiliptlyittcrdodttd bj" it. flrst-elass  li(!,el\v*rtght.. ��� r    ���� .", ���"���"   "  "���tvlic  'Specijil attehtioti givSn to all kinds o'ffi'cp_ii: i% arid'"  cjistoin, jvork .from outside.poiiits. ���  Sf]pp:   Hall Sireet; bekuee">\t, Bj-Ker -shd Ve^rioii; Najsdn  JOBBING A SPECIALTY  GENERAL  BROKER.  A 7--00m liouse   A. ori'oom house ......  David Mark Carley is us silent us a  church mouse on the Dominion Day celebration.   A. W. JIuCunk of Salt Lake is one of  the largest oavuci's in the Payne hiine in  the Sloean. oiie of -the. richest silver-lend  mines ou the Pacific Coast.' The. miners'  AA'CM'king in .that liiine ha\*e been ��� ilis-  oharged because they u:ill not -accept $-'3  Celery  Herb  Tea  will make ono quart of tho best spring tonic ou  the mnrkol, and is iinc<_ua!led for all blood, liver,  .stomach and kidney troubles, and the price is  25 CENTS  Canada tag and BoofciCo.,  7   '     V. .    ' X_,I3^X_-E3__)..^YV;.'Yvy:;V'   '  Corner of llakcr and Stanley Sl.rcul>v N'-lsnirYv  To come in  our establighrneht  and  look around  We always have  the latest  styles in footwear  to show you  We  would like  to make  your acquaintance  and introduce  you to our  SHOES  FOR BENT  FOR SALE  Real estate in all parts of the city'  LOANS ..  .   20  A large boardlng-holiso doing good  business, centrally located.  INSURANCE  s;  AIIKRDKKN J'UK'K.  Although the .Linos & Hsnnbei* syncliciite  lots in Addition "A" ure AvithdniAvn from  sale, we still have a large list of residentm]  lots on our  list.    Lots   in   Hume Addition.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  Baker Street AVest, Nelnon, 11. C.  SNAPS  AVe have two bit,' snails in real estate  Call and get particulars.  Money to Loan  Agents for Alellor's Plate Glass and  Lloyd's I'iato Glax_ Insurance.  .,  ���, ..--:eiii    -_.,.,.. .    .     .  _.  i'Oli/US. Ifi7/i)8, aud ;k_.!'8 there will be oll'el'ed foi- sale by  Public auction by S. 1'. 'l'nek, SlieWH", at tlie court; lioiise,  m the city of Nelson, at. II O'eloek in the forenoon, on  Thursdav. the Sth day ol; dnfie, iSSKJ. all and .sin��uliir the  utineral claim '"I-lic NoiHheni I_igthC,'\,itu(StO on the south  slope of the Center Forkof F6rty-hiiie 0reek, and adjoining the llibbiiigs mineral eliiiui on the sbtith\vci5tcorner;  being in the Nelson Jliiilnij Division of Uritish Columbia,  local ed the Bth duj* OfVMuy, 18(17, aild recorded the��th  day of May, 18-7.  Tlio purehasur shjill pay' tlie purchase inoiioy into Ooi-n:t  to the credit of the said consolidated action on the dny of  snle.  Dated at Nelsoii, R. C, thi.. 22nd day of May, 18!*-.  K. V. H. SIMPKINS,  Registrar of (tic County Court of.Ivootoiiay, holdcnivt  , Nelson. >���!���  Stme-ian Bros.  PI. inibei-s, etc.. Opera JIbtiSe Block, Nelsoii  Melson Ipon Wopfes  MAN-FACT0KERS O*'  if .  -ENGINES,  BOILERS, .SHAFTING, IKON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OIT EVERY DESCRIPTION  Repairs pronrpUy attended, to.       P. 0, Box 173.  GENERAL TE^MS^ERS  g-e  City Seaveng-er and  Chimney Sweep  Prompt attention given to nil orders left at M. DesBrisay & ('o's, Baker st reel. Nelson.  AGENTS FOK  The Imperial Oil Go.   Stai*(dard Oil Co.  Washington Brick arjd Lin\e Co.  The H. W. fl/|pNiell Co., Ltd., Canadian A_i%a-  cite fioai (Hard)  Dealers in  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  "J. 1. VANSTONE,      R. H. WILLIAMS,  ��� Mines aiid MiiiiiiK Stocks Customs Broker  KKAL KS'IATK AND GJONKItAIi AGKNTS  The only restaurant in the city  employing* only white cooks.  Merchants' lunch from 12 to 2  o'clock, 25 cents. Dinner from 5  to S.    Short orders   at   all   hours.  boaSd^ndIroom  Kii-st-class board and room. Todd's old stand, corner  V\*urd and Carbonate streets, in rear of Knglish church.  Heated by steam. Table board SI, room and board $v>  Ami $.1._fi.  A colluelion of lino BuIkIuiii ('anaries for ��alo.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN.  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co.  PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY  ALL ORDERS  t  Charles   St.   Barbe,    Agent.  R. REISTERER & CO.  HKEWKRS AND BOTTLRUS OF,  Fine hagev Beer,  Ale and Porter  Prompt and regular   .  delivery to l.ho trade.  Brewery at Nelson. THE  TRIBUNE: NELSON, B.C., THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 1809.  ANK OF  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up.  $12^000,000  6.000,000  I.OIII) STKATII-ON'A AND  ���Ion. ONO. A. DRUMMOND,  t_   a OLOUSTON   MT  ROYAh, President   Vieo-Presidont   General Manager  I _STE3I_SO_<I"   BRANCH  ; N.W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.  THE BANK OF  NELSON        HHAXOIIKFi IN        LONDON   l_tn��.l__nfl..   NEAV   YORK,   CHICAGO  mill In Uiu principal citins in Canaila.  Huy nnd  -nil .SUtrliiii.   KxoliniiKo and Gable Trun-...rH  OltANT COMMtCKUIU.  AMI THAVKI.I.KICH* f'lcKIHI'H.  available iu any pari, of the world.  miAKTH  IRSUKI)    COI.I.KC'I'IONH MADK.   KTO.  | SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  { CURRWNT KATE'OK INTEREST PAID  j    WOMEN   ARE   GREAT   SMUGGLERS.  ; New York Sun.  I "Good oldfashioned smuggling," said a  I customs officer, "does not exist to it very  | large extent today. There is still plenty  I of work i;or secret service agents, but  > tlieir duties constantly acquaint them  ( with neAV schools of crime. Ships play a  5 much smaller part, directly, in smuggling  { than they used to. There is, I dare say,  | more cheating going on through the com-  } pact cubic space of a lady's trunk than  | there is in the holds of all the 'long, low,  ! rakish craft' or tho successors of such  { craft, at present doing business on-our  ��� coasts. The total capacity of all the  | women's trunks landed from transatlan-  ( tic steainships,is very great, much great-  | erthau it used to he.  !      "The   Canadian   border    offers    some  special  advantages  for the gentry who  f match tlieir Avits against tlte collectors of  ' revenue and  the  special   agents  ofthe  | treasury.    The  character  of  the   goods  ; smuggled across the Canadian line is favorable  to  smugglers,   too.    Horses   aud  cattle  are  easily  transported,   for .they  1 carry  tlieuiseJves, and  A\rho is  to  notice  if they cross the imaginary line betAA'een  Uncle Sam's domain and the lands of the  Canucks while  grazing along  the border  and   then fail to  return to  their former  .stables?   Or,  avIio is  to knoAV  it if live  stock is driven along the little-frequented  roads until  the border 'is crossed and  the  goods sire delivered  to Avilling and  unscrupulous co-operators on the American side? -" j  "But" your veal up-tq-date smuggler is,  1 am'sorry to say, a -woiiian.  "She would  be grossly offended if she Avere described  as a criminal.    In-fact, she is not a criminal at all except in the opinion of officers  who  have become   testy and  cynical by  long   observation.      Of   course   I   don't  mean to say that men do not also smuggle  goods  by means  of tlieir personal  baggage  when returning from abroad, but  really  the most cheerful, matter-of-fact,  yet ingenious smuggler is a woman, and  the medium of her invasion of the law is  not a schooner or a sloop,  but a trunk.  Ff it is a big Saratoga trunk so much the  better.    The owner of the trunk or trunks  may be the most  conscientious person in  the United States, and  site may be punctilious in all tlie matters of ethical obser-  A'anee Avhicli go to make up everyday living in the city of New York aud other respectable  communities,  but she  doesn't  mint} bribing a customs inspector with %~>  fpr the purpose of having lief Jiew Paris  go aviis   passed   duty  free;    lli-Spectable  Avoit-i.u have been ai;r-Steel _ for .lust sort  loi =ilutfg"b"efore uoav, altjlGiiglI~tl-a"-"is not"  la eoinijiQh occurfeiice, andY-hey have in-  lyai'iabjy ��b6en shocked and even, ini  \naut tliat the. law should call sucli -things  [by offensive nt-ines.  "I have tio doubt that the goAreminent  Istill loses many thousands -of. dollars a  ���year on; account of dishonest eiitries of  [goods in passeft'get_���' baggage. The mat-  ItjQr has recently beeu Revived by tlte pre-  Iferrilig of charges against a number of  [inspectors at the port of New York by  [collector Biclwell. A man who was pol-  jleetor at the port of N-ew: Yoi'k not many  [administrations ago told me that the  [public, even the treasury department,  [does not realise the diffieitlties to be con-  Jtendecl with in regai'd tp passengers' bag-  f gage at that port.    He said to me:  " 'Not long ago a most respectable and  [well-to-do lady of jiiy acditaintance in  iNew York came to lny office and said  [that she had just returned from abroad.  [Then she stated the business that called  [her to my office. She had purchased Avhile  Jin Europe a number of expensive goAvns  [and some   gloves aiid   lace.    The  total  value  of the goods  was perhaps $1500.  Then she remarked in the most matter-of-  fact Avay that she "supposed  the dresses  I and things could be brought in without  any charges," and asked me if I Avould do  her the favor of looking personally after  her baggage.    I had had less experience  than I have had since, and I was thunderstruck.   As  soon as I  got over the  state   of   rattles    into   which   she   had  throAA'n me X managed to say that I was  bound-very" strictly 'by the law and that  1 could not oblige-her.   Well, she AA'as in  a hurt', though  her good breeding caused  her to show it simply by a. rather cool  good-morning and  an air qf ha\ring been  disobliged   by some one who ought to  oblige  her.     She   has   never   recovered  from the  interview, as I ."judge from hel  ls now prepared to issue Drafts and .Letters  of Credit on Skaguay, U. S., Atlin., B. C, and  Dawson City, Yul^oq District.  manner when 1 occasionally meet her  uoav, and neither Imve I, but our points  of view in the matter are apparently as  Car apart as ever.' ,  "Now, this woman would have offered  ti, customs inspector $5' or $10 if she  hadn't happened to know the collector as  a personal acquaintance, and the act  wouldn't have troubled her conscience a  bit more. The crusade against the dishonest customs inspectors is now on in  earnest, but the abuses are.a hard'.mat-,  ter to deal with. The inspectors get only  $1 a day, and there is a lot of temptation  for them, and besides, some of these inspectors, together with many other citizens, believe it is all right to cheat the  goA'ernment.  A Promising Porcupine Creek Prospect.  SeA'eral  residents of Nelson had their  first experience at mining in 188S-!) on  Porcupine creek, twenty odd miles southeast  of Donald,  in East  Kootenay,   aud  they will be surprised to hear that a railroad  iu to the creek is now talked  of.  The  foIloAving is  from  the  Golden Era:  "Mr. Graves, M.E., who is at present ou a  visit to Golden, recently paid a visit of  inspection to the Porcupine ereek properties  bonded by Messrs.  Yuill,  Denmau,  Lappan and  others to the B. C. Alliance.  He found the trail excellent and went in  and out on  snoAvshoes, Sam Yuill being  his guide, philosopher and friend, on tlie  trip.   ;He found the prospect to be a very  _promising one and the company will start  deArelopment Avork as soon  as possible.  The lead is exposed over three claims aud  there  i.s an  extenshre  mineralized  zone  shoAving on the surface to a a\-idth of 125  feet.    The  lead  proper has a  Avidth  of  from   fifteen to   twenty-fiA'e feet.    The  lead is strongly mineralized AA'ith galena,  grey copper and sulphides.    There is A'ery  little ore showing on the summit but an  old glacial  slide has scooped out a hole  500 feet by 300 feet, exposing the present  excellent showiugs on the  lead, and having thrown thousands of'tons of ore-as  float. tA railAA'ay can- be readily built to  the, property by an easy  grade up. the  Beaver canyon and a distance of fifteen  miles  froin -Beaver station.    From  this  -and other, prospects which Mr. Gravcs'has  seen in the district he thinks more of the  XJrospects of North  l_.ist Ivooteuay as a  copper-gold  belt than any other part of  the proA'ince Avhieh lie has seen, aud expresses his   intention of  putting  in his  stakes hero.    We are sure that the foresight of Mr. Graves in this matter Avill be  rewarded Avith satisfactory results."  Dreyfus an Innocent Man.  Paris, May 31.���The procurator-general's analysis of the secret documents  was A'ery close, and lie woundup Avith an  emphatic declaration that there is nothing in the secret dossier to incriminate  Dreyfus, saying: "AVe do not understand why there Avas such delay in submitting them to investigation.'" This  statement caused a   sensation.    Contiuu-  ESTABLISHED  1879.  ing M. Manau.remarked: "Ofthe three  secret documents by Avliich M. CaA-aigauic,  former minister of Avar, sought to -justify  the condemnation, tAvo were forgeries  and the third does not apply to Dreyfus." This declaration, uttered Avith impressive-solemnity, .had an immense effect  upon the audience. In conclusion M.  Manau said: "We assert that seA'eral  neAV facts exist bf such a nature as to  prove Dreyfus innocent. Therefore, may  it please the court to quash the judgment  of December 13th, 1894, and send Dreyfus, as a .defendant, before such court  martial as the court may decide."  Favorite Won the Derby.  London, May 31.���There AA'as the  greatest attendance at the Derby in  years. The two hundred and uinteenth  renewal of the Derby stakes Avas run today at Epsom, aud Avas avou by Flying  Fox. Lamocles was second, and Innocence  third. Twelve horses ran. Holocaust,  who entered the straight in second place,  there broke his fetlock joint. He Avas  subsequently shot.  FULL LINE OF  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  HUME.  I). AV. ICclloy, Great Falls  II. li. Davidson. Toronto  O. It. iWicfcle, Toronto  A. G. Jlcl-ennv, Toronto  AV. H. Bran ell, Toronto  J. Ross, Toronto  A.   K.   iMcNaughton    nnd  wife, Vancouver  , San Fran-  Snn   Fran-  Jnhn  Bellman  Cisco  IC.   Sandman,  Cisco  G. Newell nnd  w fe, Sanca  P.   F.    Uichardson,     Van-  couver  R. J. McPhee, Trail  .1. Zimmerman,   Winnipeg  PHAIR  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  .    Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of nil kinds.  If what you want i.s not in stock wc will make it for you  CALL, AND GKT PRICKS.  K.   Rainmelmeycr,  Silver-  ton  K. H, Jameson, Victoria  ���\. Cains, Ymir  C. D. McKcnzie, Kaslo  M. Raymond, Rossland  li. E. Barclmrd. Ross'and  R. C. Tarbutt, Rossland  A. H. Harrison, Rossland  S. Bonnello, Kernie  J. Selmelt, Fernie  C. H. VVolf, Spok-inc  F. P. Hou'an, Spokane  Charles Theis, Spokane  N. C. Mclvustry, Spokane  P. A. O'Karrel, ltossland  11. C. Riblet, Spokane  J..It. Cartwright,  Yakima  J. D. Youhk, Victoria  D. II. Nellis, Ainsworth  D. C. Johnson, Kverett  Mrs. Allen, ICnslo  Mrs. Smith, Kaslo  H. H. Bailey. Ottawa  W. H. Rrunnell and wife,  Toronto-  A. Tufts, Vancouver-  Mrs. II. Taylor, Rossland  R L. Plielan, Toronto  H. L.  Thonilihson. Quebec  F. -ullivaii. Halifax  w  B  ' -��3>'l=3-!Z3-^'(^'(=3.e3'e3-e3> '(S>'^3-(=3 '��3�����3't=3 ' {=?'e3'c=3-  m  YOU IV|AY WONDER HOW WE DO IT  (_���  BUT WE  DO  B  We   sell  quality   is   just  quoting you  goods  ust   as   cheap   as   the   cheapest,  and   the  as   fine   as   the   finest.     We   take   pleasure   in  small  list of our specialties:  ffl  ffl  MADDEN.  J. A. Krigp, Iron Mountain  MissNei'vins, Mexico  1). F. McArthur, Bonner's  D. Murray. ICaslo  tf.Bayes, Port Hill  D. S. Murray, Revelstoke  J. MilliKan. Revelstoke        ���    Ferry  D. H. McManus, Brooklyn   D. O'Uourk,  J. Clements, Iron Mountain  QUERN'S.  Grand Forks  Mrs. Mcintosh, Cranbrook  .1.1. Mcintosh, Silverton  H.J. Caldwell, Cranbrook  S. AVolf, Spokane  Mrs. R. Beer, Robson  Peter Ivirk, Seattle  C. A. Valentino.'London  A. Littlelialcs, Loudon  J. H. Scott, London  E. A. Brown, Sandon  V. Dcsauiar, Moyie '  SILVI-R KING.  A. Stcphniio, Ainsworth       IF. E. Pcttman, Cleveland  A. Poilras, ltossland I C. Miller, Spokane  GRAND  CENTRAL.  White Pique from 15c to 40c  Blue aqd Brown Duck from 18c  Ladies' Vests from 10c to $2  Farasols from 75c to $5  up  Organdie Muslims from 12 !-2c to 35c  Ladies' Wrappers from 1.25 to 3.50  Ladies' Underskirts from, 1.25 to 3.50  Blouses frorq 50c to $6  F. J. Farley, Spokane  P. Patterson, Cranbrook  A. AV. Crittenden, Duncan  City  H. C. Scovil, Duncan City  H. Davies, Brooklyn  AV.   B.   Costln,    Cathcart,  Out  T. D. Co tin. Cathcart, Out  L. Herdrick, AthabaS'-a  C. J. Healey. Montreal  15. Rob rtson, Revelstoke  IV|AL0j.E & TREGILLUS  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  %  BANK  OP  B. C.  BUILDING,   NELSON.  TEEMS   0-__S___  .c3.<3.e=>.(^.(^'C=i.c=>.a3.  :��-?^l  urn  ffl  ffl  m  :gi  M  P. Burns & Co.  WHOLKSALK   AND    RETAIL  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  THK BEST BRANDS OF  and  ALWAYS ON HAND  J. A. Sayward  -    HALL AND LAKE STREETS. NELSON     -  CHARLES HILLYER,  , P-.KSI1. ENT  'HARRY7' HOUSTON,  '   RKCK1STAKY  NeisoH Saw & Planing Mills,  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEERS HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  XjiayciTEiiD;  MAN'UKAGTUKEHS OK AND  DHAXiKKS IN  ���iPweii ty years plfl arid sfclll growing:_  l*l_OVISJK)N  !VtEl_OH_iNTS  COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSEMEN  AND JOBBERS OF (GREEN FRUITS  0,  Rough and Dressed Lumber  Mouldings  Doors and Sash  Fence Posts and Pickets  Office and Store Fittings  KACTOKY WOKK UONH TO OKDI0U,|  SUCH AS  Scroll Sawing  Band Sawing  Wardrobes and  General Joinery Work  I.V STOCK  Glass of al! Sizes and Kinds  Heated With Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at flelson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  ���;.-,." RETAIL  STORES  AT  Nelson,   Trail,  Ymir, Kaslo,  New Denver,  Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  City,  Grand Forks,   Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  pffpTLY^QRWABDED         Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Jjarge comfortable  bedrooms and   first-class,  dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  _-.___T__3S   _52   PEE   I____*X-  Mrs.  E.  0.   GL/\RKE,  Prop.  Laic of tlie Koyal Hotel, Calgary,  HEAD OFFIQE, WINNIPEG  d_ A. ROGERS, General Manager  Manager "for Western British Columbia,  JOHN PARSONS, Vancouver  Sitwmill on Government wharf.  Factory aiid oiUce, corner Hall Ktrcetaiul C^P.U. track  Baker Street, Nelson   E. G. TRAVES, Manager  +"- OHDKRS BY MAIIYkECKIVK CAKKFULYiXD PROilPT ATTENTION.  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Lid.  HEAD  OFFICE,  LONDON,. ENGLAND.  All communications'relating to  British  Columbia  business to be addressed  to P.O.  505, Nelson, British Columbia  Dr. wer.  RODERICK ROBERTSON, General-Manager i   ��,.-,   o/-mvi     r��    r\  S,FOWLER, E.M., Mining Engineer f  IMtLoUIN,    b. U.  r\. D. HUME, Manager,  WILL DO WELL TO  Manager for Yukon JDletriot.  MILNB, Dawson  Manager for Southern British Columbia.  * P. JF. RFSSBIiL, NelSon  B_R,>V3Sre_3I3"ES  VANCOUVKH���A, F. Ralpli, ManitBor.  DAWSON OITY���A. O. Ouliiiul_liaii, Miinngor.  ATLIN CITY���J. A. Fraser, Manager.  NELSON���P. J. liiissell, Manager.  Stocks carried at Victoria, Kossland, Cranbrook, Greenwood and Kevelstoke.  The largest handlers of Butter and Eggs in  the Canadian Northwest.  A largo stock of ;flrfit-class dry material on hand, also  a full lino of sa-h.j.idoorSi-Jiibiildiiigs, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:   Foot of Hendryx street. Nelson  Telephone, 91 Johll    Rae,   Agei_t  Tlie finest hotel in the interior.  Large sample rooms.. "Steam heatati<l olectrifclight,  CORNEI. OF WARD AND VERNON STS., NELSON  BAKER AND WARD STBEETS, NELSON  The only hotel in Nelsoii .hat has remained under one  management since 1890*  The hed.rooms are well furnished and lighted bj'  electricity.  The diniiijj-room is not second to any in Kootenay.  Tho bar is always stocked by tlio best domestic and  imported Iiiihors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  Two and a half miles up the Outlet from Nelson.  The Slocan Ore Purchasing Company  o_r -STZEiLsoisr, b. c.  ls   now prepared   to   buy all   classes of silver, gold, silver-lead, lead and  copper ores.  YThe careful attention given to large contracts will be extended  LtQ_tbe_is_Tijail(__s_t-shipper Prompt settlements_and_choice_of_mode-oflsamp!--  ing guaranteed.  Address all  communications to drawer S, Nelson, B^Q,  GEORGE M* McDOWELL, Manager,  O. M, ROSENDALE, Purelia_ii.g: J^gtdh  k CO.  Spring Chickens, Fres.| Cream,  Pure Milk, Fresh-Laid Eggs.  AU of which arc from the ranch belonging to tho hotel  SPECIALTIES:  Wo havo a line assortment of woolens ahvays  on hand. Goods made *up at tho shortest possible notico. As everything is kept and mode  onthe premises, satisfaccion is assured.  H. M. YINCfflT  BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON  ZBXDJR EEHT  ROOMS AND OFFICES  Al'I'IA"  J. LAING STOCKS, Secretary  At ollice of the Duncan Mines, I.iniilcd.  Headquarters for  FIRST-CLASS BUILDING MATERIAL  We make a specialty of  Srjiplap ar|d Double Dressed Material  Good Dry Rustic and flooring  Office and yard near C.P.R. depot   K. G. BEER, Agent.  CRESTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  All sizes of dimension timber and all kinds of lumber  out to order, and Hhipped to Nelson in carload lots  Write for prices.  A pleasant place to spend aftenioons, evenings and  enjoy delicacies that cannot bo obtained in hotels or  restaurants at Nelson. Good stabliiiK. Open day and  night.   Can be reached by either road or water.  WILLIAM ROBERTS, Proprietor.  COSMOPOLITAN  HOTEL  A. THU  SM OK ERS' H EADQ U A RTE RS  Keeps a full line of  Royal ____al and kootenay belle cigars  Aiid ail o-h--> brands of the  Kooteiiay Cigar Maiiafeetapiflg Compaiij  "AT FACTORY PRICES  of asTELSOisr, b.c.  Nelson lent and Awning lanufeete.'  all __:xisri-s OF  Kvorything llrst-class  Choice brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars  Rates Sl.sW and .2 per day.  J. W. SMITH, Propi i.etor.  Large and well lighted Heated by hot ai  Reasonable rates Sample rooms  Eloctric bells and light in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout,  HOTEL   VICTORIA  J. V.. PERKS,-Proprietor   ,  Free bus meets all trains  ���  Hourly strcot car to station  CANVAS GOODS,  TENTS,  AWNINGS AND  FANCY STRIPED CURTAINS FOR  VERANDAHS AND WINDOWS  ALL SIZES OF TENTS IN STOCK  Raker street, opposite po.-itolllce, Nelson  THEO.  _M:_A._DBOisT  W. P. DICKSON  B. H. H. APFLEWHAITE  J. McPHBB  Kootenay Eleetrie Supply and Constpuetion %  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Revelstoke, B. C.  Oomplete Eloctric Equipments for Electric Power TransiBilsslon and Lighting for Mlti��sr Towns  . Electric Fixtures, Latnpa, Bella, Telephones, Annunciator-, Etc.  P. O. Box 806. Jo_eplilno Street, Nelson. B. O. THE TR-BUl\rE:   NELSON,  B.C., THURSDAY, JUNE  I. Si) J).  Purses'an  Pocketbooks  A large stock of ladles' and gentlemen's  purses and pocketbooks in genuine  seal and monkey skins, of all shades of  color and bound in gold and silver, just  received. These are the finest goods in  their line ever brought to Nelson. Complete line of drug sundries of the best  quality constantly on hand. Special attention   to  compounding  perscriptions.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSNPHIN.fi STREETS. NELSON  THE TOWN AND THE DISTRICT  Most of the Miners Have  Stakes.  David W. lving, purchasing agent in  tlie Slocan for the American Smelting  and Refining Company of Great Kails,  arrived in Nelson yesterday, lie reports  that the majority of tlie mines iu the  Slocan have already suspended operations, and that today, with the miners  who have been discharged and those who  Avill quit work, there will be over (500 idle  miners in the Slocan. Of this number  fully 00 per cent will go out prospecting  or working claims of their own, until the  matter in dispute in regard to the eight-  hour law is adjusted. Ever since the  Klondyke boom the miners have been  saving their wages, and the majority  have now a. considerable stake .with  which to go to work on their own account. Of the balance* he thinks "aboii.  ten per cent may loaf around the towns  and thirty per cent leave for other mining camps.  Business in the Slocan towns,  a bike for himself. He has proposed a  contest wherein the homeliest man in all  Skagit county shall be given a bicycle  yet has thus far failed to stipulate that  the winner must at once mount his prize  iind scurry out of the county. But  Skagit county can't possibly spare editor  Ketchum.  especially-at Sandon, is  standstill.  practically  at a  Customs Returns for May.  Collector Johnstone of the port of Nelson gives out the following statistics of  the business transacted through the office  for the month ending May 31st:  Imports��� Value  Dutiable goods �� 41.517 00  Free goods      7,021 uO  C=>  OO  a  UJ  _E  CO  r_j  ea  ���X  I���  CO  CO  -H  :-��  ea  r-_  oo  rn  O  CO  O  _��  OO  CO  SEE GILKER FOR  Crash and Oilier Hot Weather Suits  ���  *'  n  -$5  eund  up  NEXT P. 0.  Total .. �� 52,111 00  Duty collectectcd �� 11.101 03  Exports��� Value  Coke (270 tons) ��   1,..H 00  li cud bullion    S7,(i0!) 00  Copper bullion.    3.'i,7S2 00  Gold bullion.... '    20,800 00  Total for the mines.   The forest   Animals and their produce   Manufacturers   . . �� H3.G25 00  .. ���      _00 00  25 00  05H 00  Remember the Name  NEELANDS'  SHOE  EMPORIUM  It will'bo to your advantage to see our large  and complete stock-, of Boots and Shoos. "We  carry ' the following lines: 3. &. T. Bell, J.  YD. .King & .Co., North Star-Shoe Co./ Foots,  Schul-z (- Co., Stratford Shoe Co., Ames, Holden it Co., and other leading makers.  Neelands' Shoe Emporium  20 AND 28 WKST BA1CKR STREET, NKLSON  and  Rugs  THESE  C00DS We are  '     bound to sell wJjile  tfiey remain the pattefr-s  of the seaso^.   We prefer to mark them down,  qow, an.d let our regular  c_S-on*i-r- have the ad-  vantage of-t^e put, ratlj-  er th.an have a slaughter  sale some months later  -to .flak-  room for new  foods.Y Our display   of  Bugs and Art  Squares  is  the , finest  ever seen  in "Kriotefjay.   Tl|-y are  received direc. from the  eastern importers so that  in buying from  us you  are   virtually   reaching  headquarters. *  When Advertised   ___.J ~-~~ y-^������" -* _ a���^-*���- ,-__������  Ai  "._Vu-i.ioil  Prides" mjs. loiitel he left alone.     An  aiietiou pxipe means ilie Jiighest price- AVliifth the  New Spring Designs  In Axilii listers of the best quality, with or without  borders. British and Canadian makes.  Brussels and Velvet Pile  Suitable for d-awiiig^-OOBis, dining^rooiiis, halls or  stairs, with or without bordoi'^-  Tapestry and Patent Tapestryf  Union   art   sqhares,  Japanese   Squares   and   rugs,  Smyrna and T-.cuni__. i rugs.  40 Different Styles  Of   baby caixiages  and  go-carts to   selec-   from.  Rattan chairs and rockers.  Furniture of all Kinds  Is advancing, and. notice to this effect lias been  sent to the trade by'all large manufacturers.  Having a large stock on hand we will be able to  continue to quote better figures than any of our  competitors. We have also three carloads of  furniture on the way.  Total ."' '.. ��141,703 00  A Fraternal Society for Women.  Mrs. L. Troup of YNew Westminster,  deputy organizer of the order of Ladies  of -the Maccabees, is in Nelson for the  purpose of organizing a hive- here. A  well-attended meeting was held yesterday afternoon in the Knights of Pythias  hall, at which Mrs. Troup explained the  objects of the order and secured the signatures of twenty ladies as charter members. A meeting will be held this forenoon at 10 o'clock to complete the organization and elect officers. The order is in  affiliation with the Tents of the Maccabees, and carries sick benefits and insurance. The constitution also provides for  the care of the aged, sick and disabled  members of the order and alsoj.'or the  care of the orphans of."deceased members.  * Along^ the -Water Front/  Tlie river rose four inches-during the  twciity-Lbur hours ending at 0 ~p. m. yesterday. _The eool nights made a difference iu the last lew clays.  A scowload of lumber and shingles  arrived at tlie wharf yesterday from Pilot  Bay for J. A. Say\yard. The Ih.lys tug  was at the wharf. A large number of  laborers went out on the Nelson yesterday, presumably for the Lardo, to work  on the C. P. R. grade.  NELSON.  Mrs. P. T. Dunn of Vancouver arrived  in Nelson Tuesday evening. She is on a  a visit to her daughter, Mrs. judge Form.  A. II. Clements and wife leave this  morning for a four-weeks' visit to Vancouver, going A**ia Spokane and Seattle.  Mr. Clements will attend the meeting of  the grand lodge of the Independent Order of Oddfellows, A\'h ich opens at Vancouver on June 1-th, as the delegate  from Nelson loclge.  There have been just, tliil'ty-six 'appeals  fciken, froftr the {iggessmcut foi* 1..09 as  TilatleTblpiTrK^StTlwhaTi. " T)ie_e wifrBt}  heard at the sitting of th- court of re.-.  Vision this morning. Tlie court consists  of mayor Neelands aud aldermen Hillyer,  Fletcher, Thomson and McKillop.  The members of the volunteer fire brigade of Nelson had a business meeting  last Bight. They are also making preparations to get in trim for the Domhn  ion Day celebration, when they expect to  have another contest -with a team from  the paid department of Rossland.  Editor Ketchum of the Skagit County  Tihies, having recently presented a bicycle to the most populai? young lady in  that neck of the woods, now has concocted a scheme whereby-lie may secure  It pays us to deal squarely with  you and to represent our goods  and methods just as they are. It-  pays us to strive for excellence in  quality and price, always aiming  to place in the hands of customers  the best goods at the smallest  figures. On this basis we invite  your inspection of our. lines.  The latest and neatest stock in  Sash Clasps, Belts in all patterns,  Blouse Sets, Skirt Pins, Shopping  Bags., Ladies' Lorgnette Chains in  patterns.     *  A specialty of Diamond Jewelry  of all kinds and descriptions.  We want your watchY repairing  and we employ only expert watchmakers. Send your watches as wc  can save you money on your repair work.  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  ITflD     QUI ��     rtb'SIXKSS ANirilKSIUKNTlAlj  rU-i  d-.LL .. property  NELSON, B. C  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. G.  DEALERS   N  ardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORB  CARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK;  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  Giant, Caps and Fuse  _,_^ Tools, Cutlery, Tin  ?n-��_-__ A-B-^  an(* "vVoodenware  ^MM^fe.'     Stoves, Ranges, ,  WOODEN    \v\   lron> Steel,  Sheet  MATERIAL    % _ ?r?n> T-Rails  V^ Pamts, Oils, Glass  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:  Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  RUBBER HOSE  COTTON HOSE  KINK-PROOF HOSE  LAWN  SUPPLIES  LAAVN MOWERS  FLEXIBLE TUBING  LAWN SPRINKLERS  GRASS SHEARS  .0 by  1*20, linker street, between  Jo.-phi.ic and  Wardstrcc s :*..*. .S0O0  50 by 120, Raker street, between Josephine ami Hull  .-streets .' i -.,    50 by 120, Baker street, b7 (vcen Josephine iu;<l Hall  streets, corner.'     , .- .*,    ..Oby 120, East Baker si reeL   25 by 120 wilh iniprovoinniils. soulh side of Vernon  street, *,   50 by 120 with improvement*, soulh side of Vornon  street ,   2 lots and largo house beautifully furnishud (snnr)..  2_ lots with cottage rented at $15 por mom h, Victoria  .street   1 lot with cottage rented at _ l.*> per month, Victoria  street    .'j       _ lolo with cottage rented al, ��20 per month, -tanloy  street    (J loth in block ill), all cleared and fenced in.  laUtt  SOO  oOOO  (1000  -1000  :i.oo  2500  30(10  2500  In the cool of the evening1 the weary can find rest  by reposing" in one of our  HAMMOCKS  NELSON, B. C.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE GO.  A  RARE SNAP  1100  0-rooni house and 10 lots set out in orchard   2 lol.s and improveiiK tits, 52 head of cows, 2 horses,  wagoiih, sleigh., harness and everything in connect ion with Hurry's milk ranch   Kor general information on real estate and for further  particulars on above properly apply to  3-00  "W"_a_:r,:d bbos.  Real Instate and General .Agents, Hakor St., Kelson  brick] Time !  Oui' first kilil of brick -vj-ill' be rfeady for dolivevy about  tlie ISc of June.   C.1U iifc on, nili_(_ for prices. ���  During, the month "of. June wc Will deliver linio in  quantities'of twenty sack, and ovqi. a_��.  All lovers of a g-oocl cup of lea have a chance of a .lifetime by calling-.  al once at Kirkpatrick & Wilson's and procuring* a 40-ceiit*. package  of 5 .o'clock Ceylon Tea, Avhicli is a standard 50-ccn't tea in any town  in Kootenay. If wc don't suit yoii we will cheerfully return your"  money. But we guarantee wc can please you as wc have thirty different blends to choose from. Call and see us. Evervthine first-class.  Don't forget wc arc the leading house and carry the largest-stock in  Nelson of Groceries,  Crockery,  etc.    Wc want your trade.  Be West l^ootenay Brick & lime Cd., Ltd.  . Bakor Street.        T. G. PROCTOR, Manager  Corner Baker and Ward Streets.  D. MeARTHUR & CO  Corner Baiter and "Ward Streets. Nelson.  FOB STYLISH MILLIMfiY  and Fancy Dress Goods  Blouses and Dress Skirts  CALL ON  Mrs.    E.   McLaughlin  JOSEPHINE STKKKT, NKLSON  Ice Cream  (HAZLEWOOD)  AND  Ice Cream Soda  >T CENTRAL FRUIT STOIJE  Fresh I'riiit, received daily  Next, door to Nelson Wine Co.  Telephone :��. HUAII-IKKVS & PITTOCIC  For  Strawlierries  and   other fruits in season.- Leave  your order.   Prompt delivery.  Hazlewood lee Cream  lee Cream Soda and  All Kinds of Soft Drinlcs  MILLS & LOTT  Agents for Hasslowootl Ico Croani.  Gentlemen  If you want a natty, stylish suit of clothes for  spring and summer, I have over 500 ditt'or-  cnt patterns of Scotch and English tweeds,  which I will make to your order at the low  price of   .25  Black Venetians make u nice suit for summer wear at....... 82!       ;  Black serge suits in sack or morning coat. ..?21  A. heavy  Scotch   tweed,   nice patterns  for  business suit SIS  Trousers at equally low prices. Fit iind finish  no better in Canada. Ladies' fine tailoring a  specialty.   Clemoiit.blo. k, Bakor street.  Stevens, Tfje Tailor  Telephone IO.   3P. 0. Box K & W*     Baker street West, Nelson  Why buy clothes from ail 'Inferior tailor, wheli  the..ant.! amount of nioiley Will buy a stylish  out, well ti'iinined and itoutly niade suit at  SUITS S25,  J. R.  Nelsoii'-s up-to-diit- Tnilor.  Satisfaetibii guaranteed  Removal Notice.  John Cholditch & Company jbeg to announce to the  trade that they have removed their headquarter- from  ���Nakusp to Nelson, where, tliey will for! hi) future be established. Peudiiig the erection Of suitable warehouses  thov have secured tcmjiorary quarters in the witrehousc  of 'I'urner, Beeton & Company on Water street, where  tliey will lie pleased to receive tlieir patrons.  Nelson, B. C, May 17th, IS9I).  BOATS! BOATS! BOATS!  FOB SALE OB HI HE   *  WoHLdel^iil!   Yes;  35 cents buys a H-iiound libs Of  Paterson's Cream Sodas  FRESH  FBOJl liACVORV ���  This is the prO'itest srap ever _(.'ori;d in the line oil biscuits  The box* is wotili this-ainouiit alone fo- your pantry  f-ALL AND SEE THEM  M. DesBrisay & Oo.  W. J. ASTLEY & CO.  Boats built to order. Bopairing and fitting a specialty. Sails made and rigged. lushing rods and tackle  mended.-   At Government wharf, Nelson.  Vienna Restaurant  Baker street, between Josephine ai_l  Hall streets, Nelson.  7MEALS AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NHSHT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND  PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EM PLOY KD    .'.  _E._      _E-XXT3E-E-3T,      PEOPEIETOB  Cream  Sodas  WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED  A fresh consignment of Maple Leaf Cream Sodas received  direct from tlie factory, put. up in '1-pound boxes. Also  full lino of the Toronto Biscuit and Confectionery  Company's Sweet Biscuits.  Blue Ribbon Teii.  Don't forget that we handle  JOHN A. IRYIM k CO.  Baker Street. West, Nelson, B. C.  FECIAL ATTMTM  Have just received a consignment of Harris home  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  FEED J. SQUIBE, Baker St. Nelson  Tho Rupply Is limited, so call early aud examiuo this stock.

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