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The Nelson Tribune 1901-03-12

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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  IBSIiif  -���-.-���' X77A-'"V^TSiS  ���'':-','   -'-*" '���'���--'X..:.-?'rJ!.:  ���' 'A'.A$w&i$  .'���*    '���  ', ��� ' ~'AyZ_\  ' -:   '���*��� -X-AxxM  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  NINTH YEAR  THE TRIBUNE:-NELSON B. G. TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  IN AID OF THE HOSPITAL  COUNCIL ADOPTS REPORT OF COMMITTEE.  Recommendations From Board of Public Works���General Business  Transacted Last Night.  The chief business that came  before the city, council last evening  ' was the consideration of the recommendation of the finance committee  that a grant of $1500 be made  toward the maintenancel of the  Nelson General Hospital, and that  a further grant of $500 be made  toward the building -fund of the  same institution. The report of.  the committee was adopted without;  debate. '   * ~*'  ' After the report had been adopted  mayor Fletcher suggested that  aldermen Paterson and Madden  should represent the council at the  approaching meeting of the hospital  society, and a resolution along this  line was moved and adopted.  The board of public works reported: That an 8-inch sewer be  constructed on Baker street from  the Sherbrooke hotel to Fall street./  Witli "reference to the communication from the health officer en-,  closing a list of properties requiring proper sewer connections and  of properties already connected  still using outside privies, your  committee recommend that the necessary notice for sewer connections  be served and such other steps as  may be requisite to carry out the  suggestions of the health officer.  . Tliat Ward street from Mill to  Hoover, be opened up and made'  - passable for teams at an estimated'  cost of $450. y  That a side-walk be laid on the  north side of Carbonate street between Josephine and Hall streets.  That a ditch be opened up on the;  ' north side of Carbonate street from  Hall westerly to catch the water.  -That the lane in block 24, 25 and  20 be fixed so as to make it passable  for teams, the work to be done  under the direction of the city  engineer.  That a sidewalk be laid from  Park street west to connect with  the sidewalk opposite ��� block on  Front street.  That   a crossing be laid across  Ward street on the north side of  Vernon arid a catch basin at the:  southeast corner of Ward and Vernon streets.   ���������;* ���������"-  With reference to the. claim of,  Mrs. Hogan for damages to sewing  machine   through'.',' fumigating   her  premises, your   committee  recommend that the sum of $8 be paid in  settlement of the claim of $15.  That the sidewalk be extended  _on===the=east^sidei=of=Cedar^street=  southerly to Silica street.  That the city engineer have  power to engage and dismiss all  foremen employed on the city work.  The report was considered clause  by clause and adopted as read with  the exception of the recommendation for a catch basin at thecorner  of Ward and Vernon streets, which  was laid over.  Alderman, Irving, introduced the  annual^road tax by-law.  Alderman Madden objected .to  auy such by-law on the ground that  none but property owners, who  were easy to- get at, were called!  upon to pay such tax. . -.  Alderman Selous suggested that  no commission1 be allowed for the  collection of "taxes from assessed  owners..  The by-law was put through its  several readings and April 1st was  set as the day for payment.  Bylaw No. 92, known as the  cemetery bylaw, received its first  and second readings pro forma.  On motion of alderman Irving,  seconded by alderman Hamilton,  the city assessor was instructed to  proceed with the assessment of the  city for the current year, and that  the assessment roll be returned on  May Oth.  A communication was received  from the Rocky Mountain Rangers  band asking for the return of certain musical instruments in the  possession of other persons. It  was referred to the mayor.  Increase in Civil List.  London, March 11.���In' the house  of commons today sir Michael Hicks-  Beach, chancellor of the exchequer,  when moving the appointment of a  Select  committee to consider the  new civil list conveyed a hint that  an increase on the civil list might  be expected. He said that while  the government's proposals would  be based on the late queen Victoria's  civil list, it must be remembered  that king Edward had a consort  and that he was not only king of  the United Kingdom, but the head  of a world-wide empire. In previous  reigns the parliament had been  asked to pay the debts of a sovereign, but no such applications were  ever made by queen Victoria.  The country might look forward  with confidence to king Edward,  who has for many years occupied  an exceptional position involving  exceptional expenditures. His in-  not large when  flmt of some private  form his  had won the gratira-cMlj^the coun  try. The proposals would . be  framed iri a spirit of justice to the  crown and people.  John Redmond, the Irish leader,  gave notice of his intention to oppose all consideration of the subject  until the government promised to  alter the monarch's anti-Catholic  declaration known as the no popery  oath, but on Mr. Balfour's announcing that it was proposed to  appoint a commission to consider  the matter, Mr. Redmond withdrew  his opposition for the present. A  committee wa9 then appointed.  Dewet Moving Northward.  Bloemfontein, March 10.���General Dewet is reported to be moving  northward steadily at the rate of  twenty-five miles a day with a  view of crossing the railway to the  eastward." He should now be west  of Kroonstadt. Several small commandoes are in possession of the  southeastern portion of the Orange  River Colony. It is impossible not  to be struck with the fact that a  great portion of the former enemies  'of Great Britain iu South Africa  now frankly throw in their lot with  the British.  Companies of, ex-burghers from  Bloemfontein, Kroonstadt and  Brandford are now bearing arms  against the. Boers; They state  their object is not to operate  against their former comrades, but  to defend their homes and property  against marauding bands. Every  town in the Free State occupied by  the British soon will become a  center of British influence extending a long distance in their vicinity.  Over' 13,000 refugees are now within  the British lines, and many of them  demand arms and permission to  take the field. If their requests be  granted, it will be easy to get 2000'  ex-burghers enrolled on the British  side.  "*��� . ''A "���'. :������'������  Botha's Surrender.  Pretoria, March 11.���The result  of the negotiations between lord  Kitchener and general Louis Botha  is anxiously but hopefully awaited.  The presence of sir Alfred Milner  in Pretoria to consult with lord  ?KitcheneHs=expeeted=to=hasten=the=  change from the military to the  civil administration.  Lorenzo Marquez, March 11.���  General Botha is willing to surrender. He asked an armistice in  order to communicate with general  Dewet and Mr. Steyn. Should they  decline it is believed, nevertheless,  that general Botha \yill surrender.  The Boers have no artillery e or  ammunition and are burying all  their guns. The "railway from  Lorenzo Marquez to Pretoria is  practically clear of Boers.  Shoemakers Strike.  North Brookfield, Massachus*  etts, March 11.���The strike threatened by the employees of the E. &  E. H. Bacheller Shoe Company, on  account of a ten per cent cut ��� in  wages, was begun today. Only 25  of the 150 hands went to work.  There was an exodus among the  Bacheller shoe workers today, many  of them having secured positions at  other places and others going to  seek work.  Jury Disagreed.  Wichita, Kansas, March 11.���No  verdict was reached by the jury  which last week heard evidence in  the trial of Mrs. Carrie Nation, for  smashing a "joint" here several  weeks ago. The jury stood 7 to 5  for conviction and was discharged  today.        Haven't a Sweet Tooth.  Berlin, March 11.���A bill prohibiting the use of artificial sweetening such' as saccharine, except  when used for reasons of health,  has been submitted, to the federal  council. Artificial sweetening is  taxed 80 marks per kilo.  LI SAYS HE IS POWERLESS  TO RESIST RUSSIA'S EXORBITANT  DEMANDS.  Appeals to Other Powers to Intervene  in China's Behalf���Troops America Will Retain.  London, March 11.���The Times in  its second edition today publishes a  despatch from Shanghai,, dated  March 11, saying, "It is reported  upon trustworthy , authority that  Russia has -notified China that  unless the Marichurian convention  is signed at an early date, she (Russia) will withdraw -the convention  and substitute harder terms in its  place. Li Hung Chiang declared he  is powerless to resist and has  appealed to the United States, Great  Britain, Germany and Japan to  intervene in China's behalf."  Considerable uneasiness is believed  to exist between the Yang Tse  viceroys and Li Hung Chang in  consequence of tlie extreme friction.  ' infantry Companies to Remain.  Pekin, March 11.���Companies A  and B of the Ninth United States  Infantry have been notified that  they are to remain in China. It is  believed that major Robertson,will  command them. Many Americans  here urge the legation to use its influence to have at least two field  .guns and enough artillerymen to  work them left. They "say that  during the siege these guns -wmild  have been more valuable than two  hundred armed' men, and that the  necessity for their use-is liable to  occur again.  The Germans report that in the  recent engagement near Pao Ting  Fu 250 Chinese were killed and  four magazine' guns captured.  -There were no German losses.  Despite the report-that-Li Hung  Chang is seriously ill and that his  life Jiangs by a thread his physicians say that his condition is no  worse than that of any ordinary  man in the same circumstances, and  would not be dangerous except for  his advanced age. They are extremely hopeful of boing able to  bring him around.  Quarters for Troops.  Pekin, March 11.���The question  of the quarters for American troops  remaining in Pekin is still the subject of discussion. Army men favor  the Temple of Agriculture as being  healthier and sufficiently near the  legation for troops to be sent there  in a hurry as an additional guard  should* circumstances arise rendering it necessary. They think the  court's objections are magnifiecL_It  isT^rlik^ly^thlit^th^BBtisir^will  relinquish the Temple of Heaven  and they will certainly long require  the permanent building .being  erected there. A company of infantry easily could be housed in the  Temple of Agriculture and the two  temples are now used for quartermaster's stores. The only other  available place ready is a palace  belonging to one of the princes far  from the legation in the middle of  the Tartar city. This is private  property.  . -  Japanese Diet Prorogued.  Tokio, March 11.���The imperial  diet, which had been prorogued until March 8 th to give the house of  peers an opportunity to assent to  the new taxation bills covering the  expenses of the Japanese expeditionary corps in China, was again  prorogued for five days. If, in the  meantime, the cabinet of marquis  Ito does not overcome the opposition of the house pf peers two  alternatives only wi.iL remain���the  dismissal of the cabinet or a temporary suspension of the constitution. A third prorogation of tlie  diet is not permissible under the  constitution.  Duel at the Church Door.  Halifax, March 11.���A family  feud at Shubenacadie, 40 miles from  here, culminated today in a bloody  shooting affray. The participants  were David, Emach and Melrose  Ettinger on one side and three  Lantz brothers on tho other. The  trouble started some time ago over  a disputed piece of land. The Lantz  brothers; were leaving a church today, when the Ettmgers opened  fire with revolvers. One of the  Lantz brothers fell at the first fire.  His brothers returned the fire and  two of their assailants were shot  and Eriiach probably, fatally. The  wounds of the others are serious  but not] dangerous.' Other relatives  have taken up the dispute and the  local constables refuse to interfere.  Further bloodshed is expected.    .  General Young Returning.  Washington, �� March 11.���The  quartermaster-general is informed  that the transport Logan left  Nagasaki Saturday! for San Francisco with major-general Young and  the Thirty-Third anil Thirty-Fourth  volunteer.regiments^* General Young  on his arrival at San Francisco' will  relieve general Shaf ter of command  of the- department of California,  and the latter'will .be placed on the  retired list with-the 'rank and pay  of a major general;  "Bobs" Sent a Trifle Back.  Berlin,March 11.���Itis reported  in court circles that earl Roberts  "thankfully returned" to emperor  William, the insignia of the Order  of the Black Eagle,conferred at the  time of the kaiser's visit to England, after, noticing the unfavorable comment in -the German press  upon the bestowal of the honor.  Crushed by; a Tree.  Quebec, March ' 11.���John Para-  dis of Lorette was crushed underneath a tree lie was felling last  Friday. Next dajr a search party  found him with.- both hands badly  frozen, thev flesh > torn from ��� his  shoulders and serious injuries internally.   -  FATAL   BOILER EXPLOSION  CHICAGO LAUNDRY THE   SCENE  OF DISASTER.  Eight Bodies Have Been Recovered From  " the Wreck and Twenty-five  Reported Missing.  Chicago, March 11.���Aboiler of  the Dorernus -laundry,. occupying  part of the - old Waverly theater  building on West Madison street,  exploded today, destroying the  building. In a few moments the  mass of debris caught fire. Eight  bodies have been recovered from  the ruins, six persons are still missing and at least 25 men and girls  were so seriously injured that many  of them will die. -7  All of the dozen or more little  stores attached to the Waverly  theatre and facing 'on Madison  street were wrecked by the explosion. In a restaurant owned by  Peter Dean, one of the fatalities is  supposed   to have occurred.    The  TtmT^f'the^^tSurSnt^^as"-almost-  opposite the boiler. Mr. Dean, his  wife and two boys were eating, at  the time. The explosion blew in  the rear wall of the little establishment and buried the Dean family.  All were extricated except William,  a ten year old boy, who'is believed  to be buried in the ruins. The windows along Madison street were  blown to atoms and a number of  pedestrians were cut and' bruised  by the showers of glass. A Madison street cable car passing the  building at the time of the explosion was almost blown from- the  track by the force of the explosion.  The passengers were thrown into a  panic, no one being injured, however. Five girls working in the  paper mache works of J. E. Young,  occupying a part of the building,  narrowly escaped death. The plant  was a complete wreck and: the roof  blown in, but only, one of"''"the employees was injured. The cause of  the explosion is a mystery and as  the engineer was killed, it may never  be known. -   A  Bubonic Plague Spreading.  Cape Town, March 11.���The bubonic plague is developing seriously  in Cape Town. Fifteen new cases  were officially reported today and  97 other persons were isolated because of having come into contact  with victims of the disease. Today  two colored persons who had been  attacked by the plague died in the  streets of Cape Town. A European  died while being removed to the  hospital. The malady is reaching  the more prosperous classes and it  has been necessary to remove to  the hospital the entire family of a  gentleman.  ARRANGEMENTS PERFECTED  BRANDON AND GOLDEN CROWN  TO RESUME.  Satisfactory Reorganization Plans Have  Been Arranged Whereby Necessary  Capital Is Secured.  Rossland, March 11.���A plan has.  just been perfected whereby the  treasury of the Brandon and Golden  Crown Mining Company will be. restored and will enable operations to  be resumed shortly on an extensive-  scale. Owing to the slump in mining shares in Eastern Canada, the  directors were unable to dispose of  any more treasury stock and in consequence operations were suspended  -last November.- Prior to that date  considerable ore shipments to the  Trail smelter had been made.  The freight and treatment rate was  such that the directors did not feel  justified m paying it any longer,  especially as the . smelter company  declined to reduce the figures unless a contract for a specified tonnage was entered into or unless the  entire output of the mine was sent  to Trail for one year ��� at a fixed  rate.  The reorganization just effected  has taken a different form from  that usually adopted. . Instead of  the company being reconstructed  and made assessable, as is the practice, the original subscribers have  "entered into a written agreement  in virtue' of which they have agreed  to" contribute or surrender to the  treasury 40 per cent of their .original holdings,*, and as the subscrib-.  ers' stock has been in a pool.since  1897 this agreerhent was thus more  easily accomplished, as the promoters'' stock was riot .scattered;  By the plan .adopted ,by the pro-|  moters.two .important things-have  been"accomplished���first, the saving  of the cost of. reconstruction, and  secondly, saving the purchaser ^of  treasury shares of an extra assess-  riient.  The original subscribers have  thus shown evidence of their good  faith as Avell as their high opinion  of the future of the property, which  is regarded as one of the most  promising in the Boundary. With  the treasury on hand and the forty  per cent, contributed by the original  subscribers it will bring the shares  in the treasury to 450,000.;  Negotiations for the sale of a  large block of the treasury are now  in progress, and the proceeds will  not only be sufficient to pay off the  floating debt, but will provide  sufficient funds for working capital  so that when   ore  shipments_are.  resumed it will be on a permanent  basis. ���       -  Kaslo Votes the Bonus.  Kaslo, March 11.���The property  owners of Kaslo today voted.on two  bylaws, one to grant a $50,000 bonus and the other to grant exemption from taxation for ten  a smelter to be erected. Accompany is now organized,' to operate  the smelter. These municipal privileges are open to the first one .who  fulfills the conditions, work to commence by October 1st next. Kaslo  as. the center of a great silver-lead  district of British Calumbia is destined shortly to become a great  smelting point. The construction  of a smelter here will relieve the  difficulty under which the silver-  lead mining industry is'nefw laboring. Today's meeting was unanimously in favor of the bonus and  only two votes were recorded  against exemption.  Gave Him Knockout Drops.  New York, March 11.���Charles  Thompson, 17 years old, the postal  telegraph messenger who was taken  to a hospital yesterday suffering  from the supposed effects of knockout drops, alleged to have been administered in a disorderly house at  Bowery and Prince streets, died  today. An autopsy was said to  have shown that the boy died from  apoplexy._   Remarkable Case.  London, March 11.���A remarkable,  story of male impersonation, recalling the Murray Hill case bf New  York, was revealed in apolicecourfc  here today in connection with an  arrest for alleged money frauds.  The   prisoner,   named'   Catherine,  Coombe, aged 06, described as a  house decorator, appeared in the  docket in male attire. For 40 years  Catherine impersonated a man and  worked ou board Peninsula and Oriental steamers in various capacities  and also for London firms. She  says.she was married at 15, taught  school and then thought there were  better chances of advancement as a  man. Eventually she married a  lady's maid, with whom she lived  14 years.  Wants a Divorce.  �� Paris, March 11.���Cecelie Phelps,  of Richmond, Va., a niece of W. W.  Phelps,' is collecting evidence in  Paris on whicli to sue for a divorce  from her husband, Paul Machion.  She was married first to the Italian  count Kieranas. After her divorce  the Frenchman followed her to  America, and they were married, at  Hackensack.: ���She said to the  Journal correspondent: "Machion  sought money from me all the time,  like " Castellane did from. .Anna  Gould. Frenchmen like to live off  women. My husband .thought I  had enormous plantations, and  when I did not give him money  he would get angry and illtreat me.  I cannot advise my countrywomen  to marry a Frenchman as a rule.  When I get the evidence and the  divorce'I am going to Brazil to  iive."  GREAT BRITAIN'S ANSWER  TO THE SENATE'S ACTION ON  CANAL TREATY.  Does Not See Its Way Clear to Accept  Amendments���Regret at the  Course Taken.  Cloudburst at Owensboro.,  6wensboro,Kentucky, March il.  ���A cloudburst here last night did  great damage. The sewer well and  a big water main on Main and  Davies streets burst and a hole 25  feet deep aud about 50 feet wide  was torn in the streets for some  distance.- The streets were undermined so badly that today part bf  them caved in. The Temple theater and Anderson's department  store nearby are both undermined  and are in danger. Last night the  city was in total darkness. Electric light poles in many places were  down, and as a gas main burst on  Main'street all gas had to be turned  off. ;' A big foi-ce of men has been at  work' all day trying to repair the  damage done and-to prevent-other  and more serious damage: -   - .    .  A Battle With Highwaymen.  Milton, California, Marcli 11.���  News has just been received- here  that deputy-sheriff Bolman of Cal-  veras county was shot and killed  tonight at Wallace, a small town  near here, in a pitched battle with  highwaymen. The men who were  robbed immediately reported the  affair to the county officials here  and deputy sheriff Bolman, with a  small posse, went to Wallace to  arrest, the robbers. The latter  resisted and a pistol fight ensued.  Many shots were exchanged, with  the result above noted.  Went Through a Brick Wall.  fArgonia, Kansas, March 11.���  JThe.privateJbank^ofcJ.Jr.^Springei!-  was burglarized here last night by  three men and $2000 in cash and  $4000 in registered government 3  per cent bonds secured. About  $140 in gold and $8000 in bonds  was left untouched. The robbers  secured .their tools from the Santa  Fe section house near by. The  vault was entered through the  brick wall and the safo was blown  open with nitro-glycerine. The  robbery was not noticed until this  morning.   Railroad Men Dead.  Chicago, March 11.���Charles  Kennedy, assistant general passenger agent of the Chicago, Rock  Island and Pacific railroad died  today. Two weeks ago Mr. Kennedy underwent a serious surgical  operation. 0  Chicago, March 11.���Charles II  Comstock, one of the oldest railroad  men in the country, died today at  his home in this citv.  Steyn Weakens.  London, March 12.���Tho Times  has received the following from  Bloemfontein: Boers who have surrendered here say that Mr. Steyn  in a recent speech at Philippolis admitted that there was now no  chance of regaining the country.  Old Enough to Die.  Binghampton, New York, March  11.���Isaac Howard, 91 years of age,  committed suicide last night at his  home in Glen Castle, this county.  Despondency is said to have been  the cause.  Professor McDonald Dead.  Montreal, March 11.���Professor  Charles   McDonald    of    DalhouBie  College, New Brunswick, is dead.  Washington,    March    11.���The  long-expected     answer   from   the  British government to . the . state  department's communication reciting the action of the senate upon  the Hay-Pauncefote treaty, was received at noon today.  Lord Pauncefote,   the   British ambassador, already   had   acquainted ' secretary  Hay with the fact that he .had received a communication from his  government^on the subject, and it  is believed it has been in his possession   for   several   days.   . Lord  Pauncefote came' to ithe state.department at noon by appointment.  He brought   the answer with him  and read it to secretary Hay.    It *  was in the form of an instruction -  from lord Lansdowne, the British  minister of  foreign affairs, to lord  Pauncefote, and of this instruction *  he left a copy with" secretary Hay.  The secretary and the ambassador were closeted for half an hour.  At the conclusion of the conference  it was stated that the instruction  tov lord" Pauncefote was to notify  the   government   of    the    United  States tliat the British government  did not see its way clear to the  acceptance   of    the    amendments.  These .amendments were treated in  ��� detail at some length in argumentative fashion, the purpose of the  British government being to show  that it had sound reason for declining to accept them.    After disposing of the details, the note concluded with an expression of regret,  -that such a course had been'forced  ,np6n the British* government.  \  There was nothing iii the .nature  of a.couriter>pr6position nor was/in-  opening left for further action by  the British government. It Willi  stated that if there was to be a further attempt to amend the Clayton-  Bulwer treaty so as to authorize  the United States tp construct a  waterway across the isthmus then  it was for the United States to  make the overtures. The British'  government simply dropped the  matter at that point. Secretary  Hay carried the communication to _.  the White House to talk with the  president as to the future action of  the department. The impression  prevails that there will be no immediate action looking towards the  negotiation of the treaty.  Maher Agrees to Tackle Sharkey.  New Yoiuc,  March__ll.���Thomas   Sharkey has finally found an opponent who is willing to block his  bull-like rushes and terrific swings.  Peter Maher lias accepted the  sailor's challenge' for a limited-  round bout, and the two  Irish pugilists will be matched during the coming week. The match  is practically on now, and all that  remains to cinch the affair is the  signing of the articles und posting  of forfeits. The Louisville Athletic  Club has already offered a purse for  the bout, to take place next month  which will probably bo acceptable  to both parties.  Agricultural Machinery Exempt.  St. Pkteusijuiio, Marcli 11.���  Answering a telegraphic enquiry  from an American company, Mr.  Charlemagne Tower, the United  States ambassador, cabled that  agricultural machinery was not  affected by the recent application  of the Russian tariff law, whicli excepted such machinery from the  provisions of clause 2'of paragraph  107, and placed it in a separato  clause.      j   Gold in Strong-Box.  Washington, - March 11.���The  amount of gross gold iu the treasury today was $4S9,412,158, the  highest point ever reached in the  history of the government. This  amount includes the $150,000,000  held as a reserve, $27(5,019,989 held  against gold certificates, and $0-V  392,179 iu the general fund.  More Libraries.  Ottawa, March 11.���Andrew  Carnegie, the multi-millionaire, has  offered $100*000 for a public library  here with the.understanding that  the city grants $7500 annually, for  its maintenance.  '-3  *r%  ' Ah  W  - >"J|  vsj?$  &A  .a.  'hx  ,��=��� THE TRIBUNE: KELSON B. 0  TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1901
The Newest
of The New
gigantic proportions during the-
seven years that they have still to
run. Several members of the house
of commons have busied themselves
lately in endeavoring to arrive at
the government's probable expenditures under this head during the
next seven years, and their findings
place the total anywhere from
$25,000,000 to $50,000,000. If anything like the same liberal encouragement was given to lead smelting
and refining the lead mining industry of this province would soon
become independent of the United
States lead trust.
Chiffon Ties, gold
trimmed and
Collars, in all shapes, styles and
Fronts and Ornaments, with Sequin, Ball and Lace trimmings
Crinkled Chiffon Ties, trimmed
in newest styles.
Applique   Laces,
in   the   latest
Applique Lace Collars, twenty
different kinds.
New Styles of Ladies' Belts, fancy
belt buckles and many other
beautiful and useful articles.
At the close of last evening's session of the city council an informal
discussion took place upon the
amendments proposed by the provincial government to the present
School Act. While overy little was
said with respect to the increased
burdens' which the change will
place 'upon the corporation, the
opinion appeared tobegeneral that,
some provision should be made in
the amending Act whereby the
public body which is required to
finance the schools should have
some voice in determining the
Spanish Riots.
Barcelona, March 11.—A.riot is
reported to have taken place at
Manleu, forty miles north of here,
iu consequence of a strike. The
strikers attacked some factories
and burned two of them. The
gendarmes intervened and in the
resulting conflict two persons were
killed and a number of others were
wounded, including the mayor.
The telegraph lines between here
and Manleu have been cut.
@fae Mxibnix^
Since the delegates to the board
of trade meeting in Greenwood decided to assist James J. "Hill to gold-
-brick the people of British Columbia, the Pernio Free Press, says they
are the most influential body of laymen in the province.
A scheme for the nationalization
of the Canadian telegraphs is on
the cards for the next session of
parliament; This is a matter
which falls within the province of
the postmaster-general, and while
on his present trip to Australia
Hon. Mr. Muloek will give the management of government telegraphs
some study.
The Vancouver Province suggests
that,   instead   of   subsidizing any
company to build the proposed rail-
.- - - way— from-the—Boundary^-to—the
Coast, the  provincial government
t      should hang up the purse it is pro-
'.'      l      posed to give in aid of "such an
J      undertaking, and put those who are
/ anxious to build such a road into
• i     ,      competition for'it.
The Hamilton Herald says that
even if there were danger of a tem-
1      porary   shortage   in   the    British
7'[■'-•-'. Columbia fuel supply such would
not be a good reason for withholding the Hill railway charter. This
voices   a   sentiment   in   the   East
„ . which places the immediate inter-
' ests of an individual coal company
ahead of the general welfare of an
,,     !      entire province.
Advocates of government construction and ownership of railways do not receive much consideration at meetings called in the interest of railway promoters who
desire government construction
first and private ownership afterwards. At Vancouver the other
evening the government ownership
men were told in plain terms that
the short line from the coast to the
Boundary could only be undertaken by two companies—the ■ Canadian Pacific or the V. V. & E. and
its unknown backers. Government
ownership of. railways is never con-
. ceded to be practical when a fat
railway subsidy is in sight.
The bounties paid by the Dominion goverhmeht in aid of the iron
And  rteel  industries  will assirttt©
While the Manitoba Free Press
has no objection to James J. Hill
fostering his railway feeder upon
the coal fields of East Kootenay it
has very decided objections to premier Roblin's attempt to give the
people of Manitoba government control of half its railways.
An Investigating Commission Desired.
Kootenay Mail.
A great deal is being said both
for and against the granting of a
charter for the'building of a branch
of the Great Northern into South
Kootenay. The only-way to get at
the facts and enable a correct estimate to be formed of the probable
effect on the province is for the
Dominion government to appoint a
commission of reliable men to take
evidence on the subject.
Drummer Famine in Canada.
Trade returns show that Canada
imports three times as much from
Germany as she sends her.   Iu the
year 1900 her -imports from Germany amounted to $7,382,000.   The
chief-articles that came from the
Teuton were cement,  cottons, velvets,   drugs,   fancy   articles, furs,
glass, gloves, iron, white and, red
lead and silks.     Of the. $2,200,000
worth of <goods which" Canada sent
to Germany-more than half represented the value of food stuffs/ Two-
thirds of this, however, consisted
of   Indian corn from the United
States, which passed. through Canada'in transit.-   The United States
commercial agent at Moncton believes that   the   articles that the
Canadians purchase from Germany
might just as well come from the
United States.   American commercial travelers are needed in Canada.
The present time is favorable, as
Canadian-merchants say that their
goods-are-excluded from the German markets, and there -is a consequent reluctance to buy German
Afraid of Conspirators.
LoNDON.March 11.—The St. James
Gazette this afternoon says that
acting on representations received
from The Hague the Roumanian
police have been instructed to
watch certain persons at Jassy in
Woldavia who are suspected of
being engaged in a conspiracy
against the-lives of queen Wilhelmina and her husband.
>**   • JS1 *;£&   '    ^"^ "
rvine & Co.
36 Baker Street
ed Goods Sale I
' Manchesters at Home.
Dublin, March 11.—The dukeand
duchess of Manchester arrived today at Tanderagee castle.
Coffee Roasters
Dealers in Tea and Coffee
We are offering at lowcHfc prices tho best
-grodos ot Coylon, India, China' and Japan
Our Bes\ Mocha and Java Coffoo, per
pound  ?  40
Mocha and JavaBlend, 3 pounds.....'  1 00
Choice Blend Coll'ee,4 pounds •..   1 00 -
Special Blend Coffee, G pounds .......   1 00
Rio Blend Coffee, 6*pounds '.'.'.: 1 00 ;
Special Blond Ceylon Tea, per pound      SO
Telephone 177.
-P.O. Box 182.
Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES
Desirable Business and Residence Lots
in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.
Ofllco on Baker Street, west of Stanley Street
O. W. West & Go.
goods.,.           .
The Brass Band Question,
To the Editor of The Tribune.—
We hear a* good*' deal of tlie Smelter
Band and of its being in active existence, etc. If there is such an organization in an* efficient condition
I must say it has missed many excellent opportunities lately of proving its claim to public consideration.
For instance, at the funeral obsequies of her late majesty, the R. M.
R. and Salvation Army bands voluntarily turned out and donated
their efforts in making the affair a
complete success. Again, on the
departure of the last detachment pf
recruits for Sbuth Africa, the B. M.
R. band, although somewhat de
pleted in numbers through some of
its members having gallantly joined
their patriotic brethren in South
Africa, turned out and gave the
boys a rousing send-off. At the
smoker given by the trades' unions
for the benefit of the recruits, at
the rink and on many other public
occasions the R. M. R. band has in
my opihiiiion practically demonstrated a high state of efficiency
for the1 number of men engaged. If
the Smelter Band is not a myth,
and if there is not a dog-in-the-
manger somewhere with regard to
tlie instruments properly belonging
to the city, I should like to be informed of it.       Gkorgb S. Beer.
Anthracite ..
Crow's Nest.
Blairmore ...
No order can be accopted unless accompanied
by cash.  '
Ofllce:  Corner of Hall
and Baker Streets.
Victoria Street.
Decorators and
Paper Hangers.
Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MacMlllan,
Victoria Block.
..•The patronage of Nelson ladies solicited.
1175. Haro Street, Vancouver.
Mme. Modjeska has recdived^word
from Poland that the political
charges against her have been withdrawn arid'that she may return
home. Several years ago she lectured in Poland on "Personal Freedom," and an edict for her banishment was the result. It is said
that she will pay a visit to her par
tive land soon.
Boarding and Hay School for Girls. • Will reopen January 15th.. Terms moderate. For term!
and prospectus apply to-
The Cabinet Cigar Store
0. B, MATTHEW, Proprietor.
Headquarters - for
Smoking and. Pipes.
Removed to Cornor of Ward and Baker Streets.
Day and Night Clauses in Sconlon.
($\ ^> (f\
/|\ Was a big sxecess.    We are sorry that so many of our customers could not get waited upon f^f\
f|\ —even with all the extra clerks we have—and therefore did not secure any of the bargains ff\
f$\ we offered.    So we have decided  to continue the sale Friday and Saturday.     To clear put ff\
;(|\ ihe odds and ends that are left  of  the  damaged  goods, along with   our  regular stock, we /f\
(|\ have marked them lower than ever.                                                                                                     /J\
^ Prints, regular prices, 12 1-2 to 20c, now .\ ...•>... . 5 to 8c -JJ
-a- Fldnnellettes, only about 200 yards, regular prices, 8 to 12 1-2, now . . . . ■■' 5c JJJ
•J*   Summer dress muslins, Swiss and French Organdies, regular price 30 to 60c, now   .  1212 to 80c  -J-
>t> Also about £0 pair of Ladies Corsets, which we will offer at 50 cents each        (t>
Fred Irvine & Co*
321 to 331 Baker. Street, Nelson
American aqik European Plane.
flelson Saw and Planing N|ills
President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer
All Communications to be addressed to either of the above.
25 CENTS TO »1
Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.
Large comfortable bedrooms aiid  first-class
dining-room. Sample rooma for commercial men,
Mrs. L G. Clarke, Prop.
BfjadderT HoTse
-■ Baker-and-Ward
Streets, Nolson
Tbe only hotel ln Nelson that haa remained
under one management since 1880.*   -
The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted
.by. oleotrlolty.   ..*•
The bar Is always stocked by the'beet dom a-
bio and Imported liquors and .olgars.
THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.
J. H. MoMANUS, Manager
Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,
and Cigars. Beer on draught. Largo comfortable' rooms.   Flrstvolftsfl table boa* A.
We are prepared to Furnish
by Rail, Barge or Teams
Get Our Prices before
purchasing elsewhere. ______„_____
P. Burns & Co.
Wholesale and Retail
 Dealers-i n Meats
rpHORPE,& CO., LIMITED^-Corner Vernon
-*• and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers
of and wholosale dealers in aerated waters and
fruit syrups. Sole: agonts for Halcyon Springs
mineral water.   Telephone GO.
WF. TEKTZKL Sc CO.-Cornor Baker'and
•   Josephine streets, Nelaon, wholesale deal
assayers ^supplies/-Agente> tor Deuvo
ors ln
Fire Clav Co,
of DenVor, Colorado.
HJ. EVANS Sc CO.-Baker street,
•   wholesale    dealers   in   liquors,
Head Office at	
The' Caii-Dex Copying Book and InK.
Letter-Band other documents can be copledper-
fectly and quickly without the use of water,
pres.H, brush or moisture pad.
*',        ^fl»HN BLANKY. Agent. Nelson. B. C.
^ty^^Sd. Brewery tf Wakon
Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Streets.
Home Grown
Friiit aiid Ornamental Trees, Hoses, Shrubs
Vines, llulbs, Hedge'Plants and Seeds.
'Extra choice stock o£ Peach, Aprtcot, Plum,
Cliorry and Prune Tj-eos. New importation of
ilrsi-class Ithododendrbns, Rosos, Cltmatus, Bay:
Treos, Hollies, etc.
80,000 to choose from. No* agents or conimls-
nion to pay. No fumigation or inspection charges.
Greenhouse plants, agricultural finplcmenta, fertilizers, bee supplies, etc, LargoHt and most
complete stock in tho province. Send for catalogue boforo placing your orders.   Address
ty. J. HENRY, Vancouver, B. C.
Whit* Labor Only.
Markets at  Nelson,   Rossland,  Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev
": Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid
way, and Vancouver. .   0
Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded
■— ^"-       ^1      ■■ —l> —        ■' ■ '■ I"   I ■■        ■■■■ll'llllN- I    — — - -■-■■! - H _ ■■        Ml     ■ ■■ ■   -——•— ■■■
West Kootenay Butelter Co.
Ba^er Street, Nelson g    Q    TRAVES,   Manager
'  -.     ORninKfl by mail .Km-vam, nArmWTt avd prompt ATncinvTfnw.
cement. Are brick and flro clay, water pipciand
stoel rails, and general commission merohaats,
"        ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.    .
SI RUCTION COMPAN Y-Wholesalo doal-
ers ln telephones, annunciators, .bolls, batteries,
fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.
FLOUR AND FEED.       -!    ■
—Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or
mixod cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.
Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-
Kdmonton R. It. Mills at Victoria, Now West)
minster, and Edmonton. Alberta.	
BURNS ft:   CO.—Baker  streot,   Nelson,
wholesale dealers ln fresh and oured meate.
Cold storage.
MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front arid
Hall    streets,     wholesale   grocers   and
•obbers in'blankets. glovoB, mitta, boots, rubbers,
maoklnaws and miners' sundries.
TED—Vernon   streot. Nelson,   wholesale
JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front Btreet, Nelson, wholesalo grocers.
JY. GRIFFIN & CO.—Front street,-Nelson.
•   wholosale   dealers   ln  provisions,   oured
. meats, butter and eggs.
H BYERS Sc CO.-Corner Bakor and Josephlno
•   streets. Nelson, wholesale dealers In.nard-
-    - ' ' "        Agents, for Giant
ware and mining supplies,
Powder Co,
■»-«  Baker St.,
Founders and Maohinlste, Specialty of Ore. Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and General Mining Maohlnery.
List of second-hand machinery on hand, which has been thoroughly overhauled and Is as good
1 25-H. P. Locomotive-typo boiler,-with engine attached and all -fittings, ready to turn on steam.:
" bl"x8" Doublo-Cylinder Friction Draln-F
1 Sinking Pump, No. 5 Cameron, New.York.
iiKino ti
built by ingersoll Co.
•1 Sinking Pumpi 10"x5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern.
Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write us before you buy for completo llah.
' may have* j list what you want.
Agontavfor Northoy Pumps.
P.  O.  Box 198.
     Nelson, wholesale   dealers In
hardware and mining supplies, and water and
plumbers' supplies.
rpuRNER, BEKTON & CO.-Corner Vernon
■*■ and Josephlno streeta. Nelson, wholesale
dealers ln liquors, olgara and dry goods. Agon ts
for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal
gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.
street. Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,
sporting, stamping and blook blasting powders,
wholesale dealors In oapg and fuse, and eleotrlo
blasting apparatus.
LIMITED—Corner Front and Hall Btreeta,
Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesalo dealers
ln sash and doors; all kinds df factory work mads
to order. /    . ■.     ■   ,
CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED—Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers ln wines (oase and bulk,
»nd dnmBBtrto and Imsorhml nltrara.
Stock carried.
All plumbing is not alike.    See our goods.
Same price as other dealers and
20 per cent Better.
1 attention given to jM kinds of repairing
oustom work from c\"jAAe point*   He
aodoustom work faun e'.tiilde points,
bolts made to older on shoit notice.
Buyer1 and Exporter of
Highest Prices
Prompt Returns
Ship by Exvrau.  NEIjSON,. B. 0.:|
. Mrs. D. B. Murray, graduate in vocal and Instrumental music, is now prepared to receive
pupils for instruction in voice culture, Italian
method, also piano and organ.
For terms arid further particulars apply room
5, A. Macdonald building, corner Josephine and
In accordance With tlie bylaws of the Fociety,
the annual, general meeting will bo held in tlio
Board ofLTrado room on Tuesday,-March 12th, at
3 o'clock p iii.'
: .All annual subscribers of the sum of $10 are
members of tho Society and -eligible to take part
in the election of directors for the ensuing ychr.
Notioe is hereby given that at the annual meeting ' of tho. Kootenay Lake General Hospital
Soolety a resolution will be moved acking U o
lioutenant-govcrnor-in- council to grant a'chnngfe
of Utlofrom 'The Kootenay Lake General Ho«-
ital Society" to "Tho Nelson Oeneral' Hospital
P. W. SWANNELL, Secretary. *^^^m____________^__.   '.^^urda^^ymMftu. -  TIE ITRlBtr^T:  rfc't. tot^my* masoft'12 -i9oi  BAM OP MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid np....$12,000,000.00  REST    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon.-.George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. 8. Clouston Genorol Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  .Cornor Bakor and Kootenay Stroets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Brnnohea In London (England) Nkw York,  Oiiicaqo, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Exohange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commeroial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued. Collodions Mode. Etc  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  -     -     -     $8,000,000  -     -  $2,000,000  ACCREGATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, 6b Lombard Street. B. O.  New York  Office, to   Exchange   Place.  and (53 Brunches in Canada and the  United States.  OIF    0-A.OSr-A.ID^.  HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital        -       -       $2,500,000  Rest       -      -      -    $1,725,000  H. S. HOWLAND President.  D. R. WILKIE General Manager.  E. HAY Inspector.  Savings Bank Branch  OURRKNT RATK OF INTEREST PAID.  ^^^^���py>������������^�����������  A MONSTER LOCOMOTIVE.  Tho New York  Central Railroad  has .just put into service six engines  that are the largest passenger locomotives in the world.    It is  pre-'  dieted that they   will   be   able to  make a record of 125 miles an hour.  No. 2980 is to be put on the Empire  State Express, one   of   the   fastest  trains in the world.    The   new  engine is expected to soon   outdo  the  famous old   "999's"   record   of   94  miles an hour.    It   expected that  '���2980," when   it   is   fairly   shaken  down, will be able to make a record  of never being behind time except  in an actual snow blizzard.   While  her builders say they will be   sat-s-  fied with such a   record,   railroad  men throughout   the   country   are  looking to the big engine to make a  startling speed exhibition   of anywhere from  105   to   125   miles an  hour.    "2980" has some remarkable  proportions, which were given in a  recent number of the Railroad Gazette.    The engine proper is 30  1-2  feet long.    Including pilot and tender, the total distance covered on  the track by the locomotive   is   50  feet.  The two driving wheels are 79  inches high, 7 inches taller than a  six-foot man. The roof of the cab  rises 15 feet above the track. The  firebox is so big that it looks more  like that of a big stationary engine. The weight of the engine  alone, without the tender, is 17(5,-  ���>u000 pounds, or 88 tons. A peculiar  feature of the engine is the placing  of its ten wheels. Just behind the  four mammoth drivers are two  smaller traction, wheels under the  cab. In ordinary running these  carry most of the weight of the  cab aud firebox. :-Biit when on an  up grade, witli a heavy load to pull  and the driving wheels are slipping,  a new mechanism is used. By. the  turn of. a lever in the cab 10,000  pounds' weight is shifted from the  -traction wheels to the driving  wheels. This makes the drivers  grip the track with just so much  added power.  The practical demonstration of  usefulness of this arrangement is  .daily seen on the West Albany Hill.  Any of the old engines hauling a  six-car passenger train west of  Albany had a helper up this grade.  The new type, engine No. 2980 for  example, puts on the traction increase!' and, unaided, makes time  with six cars. Mr. A. M. Waite,  superintendent of motive power, ���  was the one who designed this  engine. He says that while it may  make- a new world's record for:  ^speedHt-wasmot^specially-designedr  for that purpose. His aim was to]  build an engine that could.make-  schedule time under all conditions  of weather, head winds, extreme  cold and snow, and make up time  for, delays. When . trains are  scheduled up to sixty miles an hour,  as in the case of some of the Central's express trainsj it is evident  that an engine miist be'capable of  running far above sixty to come up  to the requirements under; all circumstances.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intorest allowed  on  deposits.   Present rate  three por cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  or approve. Our nation can get  any reasonable thing desired from  Great Britain without either war  or bullying, aud get it sooner by  withholding all bluffs.  SAVINCS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THE   CUltKENT   RATE   OF    INTUKKST   ALLOWED.  A Foolish Speech.  Salt Lake Tribune.  The speech of senator Morgau'bn  his resolution to declare the Clayton-Bulwer' treaty abrogated was,  in our judgment, iii execrable taste,  for the reason that- enlightened nations have established certain rules  for dealing with treaties, {and those  rules have govorned so long that  they operate as unwritten laws.  The fact that the Clayton-Bulwer.  treaty was negotiated shows that  there was a time when our government acknowledged ithe claims of  Great Britain in the country bordering on the Caribbean sea. If, .iii  the judgment of -this country, no  such claims any longer exist, then  the decent way is to notify Great  Britain that this country desires  its . abrogation. To get up in the  senate- and metaphorically twist  the British lion's tail and to makp  threats Of what wp will do jf.the  ]}on dops not likp the twisting, ih a  border ruffian proceeding altogether  unworthy the senate of the United  States. That spirit which loves to  drive this nation into war and then  ���.to denounce everything done because of the war is not one which  this country should either follow"  LEFT-HANDED  CHILDREN.  Professor P. W. Smedley, of the  child study department of the Chicago public schools, has been making  a scientific study of the action  between   right and left handedness  and    intellectuality   in    children.  After   many   experiments   he announces his conviction that right-  handed children are the brightest.  He has found that a large percentage of bad boys are ambidexterous.  Pupils whose speech is affected and  who find difficulty in articulation  are most often left-handed.    The  explanation is this : The right hand  is controlled from the left side ot  the brain and the left hand from  the right side of the brain.    Speech  is controlled by the right side of  the brain.   The over-development  of one hand or the other is thought  in this way to affect the speech.  Professor Smedley is guarded in his  statements, saying that it will take  a long time to work out the problem  of the connection between the hand  and the brain.   He does not believe  that dexterity is directly connected  with   intelligence,   but that it is  noticeable through its effect upon  speech.   He admits there are many  exceptions.  Harry B. Couner, a twelve-year-  old boy pupil of the Mount Albion  school in Pittsburg, is a notable exception    to    professor    Smedley's  theories.   More than that he presents a physiological  study more  perplexing than the mere relation  ;of ambidexterity to intellectuality.  Harry is a bright boy, an exceptionally apt pupil, notwithstanding  that he is just now learning the use  pf his right, hand in penmanship,  and he is a good boy) too.   So iu  these two points he belies the deductions of the Chicago educator.  The   teachers   iu    Mount    Albion  school never saw the Connor boy's  prototype.   When he first came to  school there was only one way he  could write; that was upside down  with his left hand.   The brain cell  that guides his left hand, it would  seem, according to professor Smedley's   reasoning,   is    reversed,    so  everything in that part of the boy's  mind must be topsy-turvy.   When  he was four or five years of age he  began to write.   His parents were  astonished that he formed all the  characters upside down.   He would  begin writing from the right side of  the paper andNwrite to the left,,  using-the-left-hand^entirelyf^^^���r  Patient efforts  were made to direct his hand in the usual way, but  to no purpose.   He couldn't help  writing   upside   down; any   more  than he could help using the left  'hand.     He . learned   tp   form   the:  characters perfectly, and since he  has been attending school he has  acquired the vertical style of penmanship.    His chirography is unusually   legible.     Harry's   teacher  says he is learning to use his right;  hand nicely, though he cannot handle the pen with the same facility  as in his own peculiar way.   The  boy not only,writes iipside down,  but   draws in   the same way.   A  picture of  a battleship which he  drew shows some draughting talent.   Instances where a child learns  the alphabet backward before being  able to master it frontward are not  rare, and, indeed, there are cases  on record ih the local schools where  it was with difficulty that a particular scholar was taught not to spell  hindend foremost, as it were.     One  little girl invariably spells saw so  that it reads was, and vice versa.  Harry Conner is the only boy on  record that writes left handed and  upside   down   at   the  same   time.  And the queerest part of it is that  he doesn't know why he does it.  Kid McCoy a Globe Trotter,  NB\y York, M^fch 5.���Th$t vest-  less soul of the pugilistiq arena,  ".Kid" ]\JcCoy, will again shake the  dust of Gotham from his feet. He  has engaged passage on the Kaiser  Wilhelm der Grosse, which sails for  England next Tuesday. McCoy  only just arrived from/ abroad, and  was seen again on the Rial to last  Monday for. .the''first time. It was  said at the time that he had come  Nelaon Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  back to see if there was anything  doing with Charles Mitchell. As  usual, McCoy challenged all the  famous heavy weights, and then  subsided into obscurity. It is possible that his welcome home lacked  the warmth that he had- expected,  and he became ruffled' in consequence. It is even rumored that,  like William Waldorf Astor, he may  renounce his allegiance to a country  that fails to appreciate him. Among  his friends McCoy is now known as  the "Globe Trotter."  If you want all the Mining  News of the Lardeau, you  must become a paid-up  reader of. the  LARDEAU EAGLE  FERGUSON, B. C.  $2 per . year. It fills the bill;  1901  Year of t^e Twantietli Century  m  m  As a Nelson firm we are eleven years old-  right in the prime of business manhood���full  of energy���ready and anxious to work for  the building up and increasing of our trade  in fine jevvelery,  ALL WATCH REPAIRING GUARANTEED  m  Come with us for this spring and see what   ��[J(J{\  we can do for you.   In the meantime we ex-     ���*���  tend our hearty invitation to you all to inspect our beautiful lines of up-to-date goods.  MAIL ORDERS RECEIVE OUR PROMPT  AND CAREFUL ATTENTION  SHERIFF'S  SALE.  Nelson,   West  Province  of British  Columbia,  Kootenay, to-wit:  By virtue of several writs of Fieri Facias issued  out of the supreme court of British' Columbia at  the suit of McCallum & Co., H. Byers & Co. and  John Cholditch & Co, plaintiffs, and by virtue of  warrants of execution Issued out of the county  court of Kootenay, holden at Nelson, at tho suitof  A. York & Co. and the Brackman & Ker Milling:  Company, Limited, plaintiffs, and to me directed  against the (roods and chattels of tho Chapleau  Consolidated Gold Alining Company, limited,  defendant, I have seized and taken in, execution  all the right, title and inlorestof the snid defendant,' the Chapleau Consolidated Gold Mining  Company, Limited, in a tramway and fixtures, a  ton-stamp mill and machinery, assay- oiilco supplies and furniture, groceries, boots and shoes,  men's furnishings, octagon steel, bedsteads, stoves,-,  blankets, mattresses, olllce furniture, horses,  wagon, hay, oats, harness, pumps, lumber,' house  furniture, blacksmith's toolsTand other, goods, to  recover the sum of ten thousand one hundred  and seventeen dollars and ninety-eight cents,  amount- of said executions, besides sheriff's  poundage, oflicers' fees, and all other legal incidental expenses; all of which I shall expose for  saloorsumoient thereof to satisfy said J udgments,  debt, and costs at my office, next to the court  house, in the City of Nelson, on '1 hursday, the  fourteenth day of March, A. D.'lflOl, at the hour  of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  All the above named goods and chattels are  now situate upon tho mine and mill site of the  Chapleau Consolidated Gold Mining Company,  Limited, and an inventory of tlie same may be  seen at my offlco on Monday, the 11 th March,  liMl.'and'subsequently until tho day of pale.  lding purchasers will satisfy them-  title of said defendant  Note.���Intending purchasers wiflsatisf;  selves as to interest and  company.  S. P. TUCK, Sheriff of South ICootonay.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, the 7th day Marcli, 1901.  BOARD   OF   HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of  Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  All passengers arriving at the City of Nelson1  from all points oast of the'Kootenay River will  be required to furnish the inspector or officer in.  charge of tho carrying out of these regulations  with a certificate from the health officer of the  city or town from which ho or she has left, containing the following particulars:  1. (a) That be or she has not been in any place  or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That he or she has not lived in any place  or building which lies dangerously near any in-,  fected building or district.  (c) That he or she has been successfully vaccinated since January, 1901.  2. If the inspector believes that any_porsonJs_  =infooted���or- thatrThis-orTher'clotliing or~otlier  offects contain infection the inspector-shall detain such person and his or her clothing and effects  as aforesaid, until the period of incubation is over,  and such person and his or her clothing aiid other  effects shall be at once disinfected.  3. If he only suspects.that any person on board,  or the effects of any such person have been ex-.  Eosed to infection, ho' shall notify the medical  ealth officer of the locality to which the person  is going to meet the train or boat, and to keep the.  person thereafter under observation.  4. In the event of any passenger bringing any  baggage (hand or. otherwise)'or whether the same  shall bo forwarded by. express, the following  certificate may also be required from the health  officer of the town or city aforesaid:  (a) That the.said baggage (here' give a full  description of said baggage so that there can bo  no question as to identification) has-hot been in  anyplace or building infected .with smallpox,  (b) That the. said" - ���-  r used in anyplace  geron  Irict.  baggago has not been stored  building  orou��ly noar to any infected building or dia  ling which lies dan-'  5. All railway and- steamboat companies must  ' "        la'-  , , .--_���_���_-  m poi  mentioned destined for the City of Nelson, on. or'  strictly adhere to the following regulations:  (a) All mail and baggage from     "  lin's above  before leaving the last point of call(on Kootenay  Itiver must furnish ������     ��� ���  the inspector or officer  ryingout of  with a certificate from the health officer of such  charge'of the carrying out of these regulations,  points where fumigation takes place that same  has been done.  (b) All cars or steamboats on which have  been discovered infected persons, baggage or  mail; will not be permitted to again convey passengers, baggage, etc.; into the City of Nelson  until disinfected and fumigated to the satisfaction of the medical health ofilcer of this city.  (c) No Indians shall be allowed to land in the  City of Nelson under any conditions. ���-  This proclamation goes in to effect immediately.  FRANK FLKTCHKR,  - Mayor of tho City of Nelson.  D. LA BAU,  Medical Health Officer. "  Nolson, B. a, March 2nd, 1901.  Notice of Application to Transfer a  License.  Notice Is hereby givcp that I intend to apply at  tho noxt sitting'of tbe. Board of License pom-  ]  .   situate,   .......  the City of NelsonLand known as the Manhattan  \o City of Nelson for permission   ranstor my retail liquor license for the premises situato on the south end of Lot 1, Block 6, in  ipr  cfcf  saloon, to Charles H. Ink aiid Sicgcl Boyd,  CHARLES A. WATERMAN.  Dated at Nolson, B.C., this 15th dayof Fobru-  1001.  itness: Arthur K. Vaughan.  ary. 1901.  W  NOTICE.  To Contractors and Builders.���On. and after  March 11th, 1901. journeymen plasterers'wages  will be $6.00 Per day of eight hours. By order of  local Union No. 172, O.P.I.A.  J. D. MOYKR, President,   ,  W   Vice, Seoretary.  JACOB  IDO^IEZR,  The Jeweler, Nelson, B. O.  O'G'O'O'O'  M  '^*#*  nd  Syrup .  OF WHITE PINE AND TAR  WILL  CURE YOUR  COLD.  FJemember the new stand   at Corner of Ward  arjd Baker Streets.  COME AND SUE  US.  Canada Drag & Book Co.  Limited.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  looal and ooast.  Flooring  local and ooast.  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough, and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.'  II1 WHAT TOU WANT IB NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL HAKE IT FOB TOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough arid  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  We carry a complete stock of  Ooast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash'and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd,  H. E. T. HAULTAIM, 0. L  MINING  ENGINEER  OFtrioE-8, n, 10,     ..        . ._     UCIcnil  K.-W.C.Block "      nEtoun  ESTATE OF FRANK S. CAMPBELL.  In the matter of tho Estate of Frank S. Campbell, late of the City of Nelson in the Province  of British Columhia, deceased.  Notice is heroby givon, pursuant to the "Trustees and Exeoutors Act" di' tho-revised statutes  of the Province of British Columbia, 1897, Cap.  187, to all creditors and oth'pra having claims  against the estate of the said Frank S. Campbell,  who diod on or about the 23rd day of December,  A. D.' 1900, to send by post prepaid or delivered  to Messrs. Galliher & Wilson of the said city, of  Nelson, solicitors foi Glenn M. Benny, tho administrator of the personal estate and effects of tho  said deceased, or to tho said Olenn JI, Benny of  tlie town of Sirdar in the provluce of British  Columbia, their Christian and surnames, addresses, (lc8ciipUonH and full particulars of their  claims, statement of their accounts and the nature of the security, if any, hold by them, on or  before the 1st day of April, A. D. 1001.  And further take notice that after such last-  mentioned date the said administrator will proceed to distribute the assets of tbe deceased to  the parties entitled thereto, having regard only  to the claims of which ho shall then have notice,  Tbe Bald administrator will not 1>q liable for tho  raid assets or any part thereof to any person or  porsons of whose claims notice shall not have  been received by him at the Unto of mi'oh'.distribution. QALLIHER & WILSON,  Solicitors for Qlonu M. Bonny, administrator  * for Krank 8. Campbell, deceased  Hatod UUti 3Gth day of Fobruary, 1901,  $500 in Prizes  The census of Canada will be'taken in April, and tho population of the several incorporated cities will be known a short  time afterwards. The Trjhune publishes Daily and Weekly-  editions at the following rates of subscription by mail: Weekly,  one year $2; Daily; six months, $2.50; one year, $5. The Daily  is delivered in Nelson by carrier at the following rates: Three  months, $2.50; six months, $5; one year, $10. A large number  of subscribers are in arrears, and a large number of subscriptions  are about to expire, besides ajarge number of people in Kootenay  and Yale are about to renew subscriptions for newspapers for the  year. In order to make it an object for all these people to,patronize The Tribune, the following sums are offered as prizes, on  the following conditions:  Canada  ...: $100  British Columbia     25  Northwest Territories ..    26  Manitoba.         25  Ontario       25  Suebec  :     25  ew Brunswick........    25  Nova Scotia .25  The subscriber remitting  Nelson  $50  Rossland     25  Kaslo        25  Sandon        25  Revelstoke     25.  Grand Forks  25  Phoenix .....'  " 25"  Greenwood ..'.  :,  25  $2 in payment of either arrears  or advance subscriptions" to"The Tribune will be entitled to give  an estimate on.the population of any two places in the list named  above ; $2.50, to three estimates; $5.00,'to five estimates ; $10, to  ten estimates. Fill out blank below, in accordance witli above  torms, and remit amount of subscription to  The Tribune Association, Limited  NELSON, B.C.  ��iiiIHTirninniirniirririmnnmmiitTTiiiTiiiiitTTrTrTTrtTiTitntniiim��iiTTTTr.r rrrrr^  Name   Post Office   Province   Amount enclosed $   Subscription to Edition of The Tribune  Estimate as to population of  Canada   British Columbia   North-West Territories   Manitoba .... ....'.������   __._._._._._._.7._.A.._. .  Ontario     Quebec   New   Brunswick.   Nova   Soctia.........  City of Nelson   City of Rossland   City   of  Kaslo   City of Sandon   City of Revelstoke...  City of Grand Forks.  City of Phoenix.....  City of Greenwood.'.".  This offer holds good until the 1st of April, 1901.  tixxiixxiixiixxxxixixiiix��ixxiiiixiixi3xxziirxixiiiTxxiiiiixriiiii3iixri��iizxnrxiirxniitix��iixrf  MORRISON & CALDWELL  AND  OUR LEADERS���  The well-known Newdale Creamery Butter  In all si-zed packages and 1-pound bricks  September Selected. Ontario Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. F. tf  M.���Meets in minors' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, ovory  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem  bers welcome. Af. R. Mowatt, President. Jame  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scale or Wagks  for Nelson District���Per shift, machine  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, ��3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, $3.00.  rpRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���Tho rcgu-  ���*��� lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will bo held in the miners' union hall,  C. lJ. F. building, corner Iiaker and Stanley-  streets, on the first and third Thursday of each  month, at 8 p, m. C. J. Clayton, President .-  A. T. Curie, Secretary.  THE rogular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  are held on Wednesday evening of eaoh -  week, ab 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall cornor  vlotoria   and   Kootenay streets.   Charles  Clayton, President.   John MeLeod, Secretary.  ARBERS' UNION.���Nelson Union, No. 196. of  theInternationalJourneymen Barbers Union of America, meots every first andjhird Mon  day of each month in Miner's Union HaU, cornor  " ie   brothers cordially  ._  attend.   R. McMahon, president: J. H. Mathe  of Victoria and Kootonay streets,  sharp.. Visiting   brothers  cordiall,  at 8:30 p.m.  invited to  son. secretary-treasurer;  secretary.  ,r. C. Gardner, recording  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro '  tective Union. No. 8121. A. F. of L., meets In  Miners'- Union hall, C. P. It. block, corner of~  liakor and Stanley streets, every Monday evening '  at 7:30p.m. sharp.-Visiting members of the American   Federation   cordially  invited   to attend. -,  A.  .T.  Curie, President.    John    Roberts,   re-  . cording secretary.  regular         .     is hold  the flrst and third Fridays in'each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. J. U. Mill ward,  Prosident; Will J. Hatch, Secrotary.  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION���Regular  meetings every Tuesday evening at 8-30  o'clock, in Miners' union Hall, corner of Uakor  and Stanley streets. Vist ing brothron cordially  inviied. Chris. Luft, president; H. Smelser, financial and recording secretary.  LA8TERERS' UNION-The O. P. I. A. No.  172, meets every Monday evening ln  the  Elliot block, cornor Baker and Stanley streets, n<*i  8 o'clock.    J.   I).  Mnver,   prosident; William  Vice, secretary, P. O.-Box GIG.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The  meeting of the   Painters'  Union  *  FitATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. B". tc A. M  Meete second Wednesday In eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OK PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge, No  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. 0,  Hall, corner  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.  .ker and Kootenay streets,  _y evening at 8 o'clock,   visiting Kniftl  oordlally Invited to attend.   II. M. Vincent C. C.  Tf.  lay streets, over ���  visiting Knights  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S.  KOOTENA.Y TENT NO. 7, K. 0. T. M.���  Hold their regular meetings on the flibt and  third Thursdays of each'month. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially invited to attend. O. A.  Brown, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Steel.  D.S. C.  NKLSON"Er0rE7No. 1692, meets ln I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Bakor and. Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brethem oordlally Invited. W. W. Bradley, W  M, A. Minty. Recording-Secretary.  Morrison & Caldwell, Baker Street, Nelson  NELSON LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that David Church of  Erie has made application under the provisions  ot the "Liquor Licence Act, 1!��00," for an hotel  licence for the li. C. Hotel at Erie, and that a  meeting of the Board of Licence Coiniiiissioticis  will be held to consider such application at tho  courthouse, at tlie city of Nelson, on Tliuiuday,  thu fourteen' h day of March, l'.KJl at the hour of  eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  AV. II. HULLOCIC-WEBSTKR  Chief Licence Inspector.  Chief Constable's Ofllce, Nelson, B. C.  27th Febiuary, 1!K)1.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To Gko. H. La.mmkhs, J. R. Cransion, or to  any person or persons to whom ho may havo  transferred his interest in tho Har\oyJoy  minoral claim, at Morning Mountain, Nelson  Mining Division.  You arc heroby notified that I have oxponded  Ono Hundred Dollars in labor and impio\ omenta  upon the abovo mentioned minorul claim, in  order to hold said mineral claim under tho  provisions of tho Mineral Act, and if within  ninety days from the dato of this notice jou fail  orrofuse to contribute your proportion of such  expenditure, together with all costs of advertising, your interestin said claim will becomo tho  property of the subscriber, undor section four of  an Act entitled "An Act to Amend tho Minoral  Act, 1000." SILAS H. CROSS.  Dutod this 12th day of December. l'JOO.   NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stkvknson, or to any porson or persons to whom ho may have transfeired his  intorest in the Lila mineral claim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Di\ ision:  A'ou are hereby notified that I havo expended,  tho sum of One Hundred.and Fifty-Seven Dollars  in labor and improvements   upon   the abovo,,  mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said  mineral claim  under  tho   provisions   of   tho  Minorni Act, and it within ninety days from the  dato of this notice you fail or rof use to contribute  vour proportion of such expenditure, together  with all costs of advertising, your interest fn paid  claim will becomo tho property of tho subscriber,  under section four of an'-Act entitled "An Act to  Amend the Mineral-Act, 1900."  DANIEL   HERB.  Dated this 12th day of Fobruary, 1901.  ARCHITECTS.  THWART Sc CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms  -��*  ��Sa 8 Atardom blook, Bakor itrMt.NDbva.  - s*'l  -rf'l  ��� _ ctjl  sm  -.'IStl  ;T* r  >'. ~.  ' -.���*>" I  "��� -AfdX  e ,i-C'*|  j7,m  . --T2I  ���"(������was I  -"51  i j ���THEfTBIBIJNE: KELSO^^B C. TUESDAY WA.WE 12 1901  ssayersJJupplies  We carry in stock a full lire of Assayers' and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled  and  our prices are  reasonable.^^-^7^^^^"���~������~~~    a^  We are British Columbia Agents for���.  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY COSS GOODS  WM. AINSWORTH & SON'S BALANCES  SMITH & THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VIOTORIA   BLOCK  NELSON,   B. C.  ��!  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  nelson, b. c.  Builders and  Contractors  '. -    ���"���   . ��� *. '��.."��� ���.'���������'���      ���  ...-'".  Having: taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg'to ask for a continuance  of the patronage which you ha^e heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our produets at lowest  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure.  It Is our Intention to Install machinery to manufacture our  marble products, and next season we shall be ln a position to supply  these products at reasonable rate?.  We shall also Keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  Tiles and Cement.  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition ln -899 and also this year. We also  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  ' We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and  Builders.  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for The Mansfield Manufacturing1 Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick ��fc Lime Co., Ltd  CHEESE..  Perhaps you did not know,  but we want you to learn  how. and remember that  we ' make a feature of  cheese of all kinds.  MicLaren's Imperial In all Sizes.  MiicLaren'8 Roquefort.  Imported Swiss.  Also the Finest Canadian Cream.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone IO K-W-C BakerStreet  The Nelson Clothing House  .. Great Slaughter Sale  Born,' in Nelson yesterday, to  Mrs. John E. Maguussou of Stanley  street, a daughter.  A marriage license was issued  yesterday to John Walker Allan  and Miss Lily Isabella Kelly.  The meeting of the license commissioners will be held on Thursday  instead of Wednesday as au-  .^nonnced.  *" Mrs. F. J. Squire has leased the  upper story of the K. W. C. block  and will furnish the rooms for  sleeping apartments.  Trains on the Spokane Falls <fe  Northern have arrived on time for  the past three days. This is something of a record for that road.  J. R. Greenfield, the assistant  postoffice inspector, left yesterday  morning for the Slocan district,  where he will inspect the various  offices there.  A . city workman is engaged in  preparing stone for the curbing to  be used in connection with the  macadamizing of Baker street at  the corner of Ward.  Chief Lillie and alderman Irving  will leave shortly for Revelstoke to  inspect the team which has been  offered to the city for the use of  the fire department by P. Burns.  Certificates of improvement have  been issued to James E. Wise anjd  Archibald N. Paterson of this city,  on mineral claims No. 2, Big Four  and No. 5. The notice was recorded  last Saturday.  Prisoner Emory, who lias caused  a considerable amount of trouble at  the provincial jail of late, will be  arraigned before magistrate Crease  this week on the charge of attempting to break from custody,  s* The Nelson Hardware Company  has purchased the entire stock of  granite and tinware of Messrs. Heb-  den & Hebden. The latter firm is  going out of the hardware business  and will confine themselves to contract work.  A recent issue of the St. Thomas  Times contains an account of a  complimentary dinner which was  tendered to John A. Fraser of that  city upon the eve of his departure  for Nelson, to enter the employ of  J. Y. Griffin & Co.-  William . Cannell. has purchased  from John F.- Harbottle, both of this  eity, a fortieth interest in the May  Day and Pink Diamond claims,'situ-  ated near Ymir, .for a consideration  of $200. The bill of. sale was re-  corded-yesterday.  At a meeting of the fire, water  and light committee last evening it  was decided to send chief Lillie of  the fire department to Revelstoke  to inspect, the horses- which P.  Burns & Co. have offered to sell to  the corporation.  Mrs. David Mackay received a  telegram last evening informing her  of the sudden death of her mother,  at Pictou, Nova Scotia. It will be  remembered that the deceased spent  last summer in Nelson, returning to  her home in November.  John Hunter of the Nelson Hardware Company is confined to the  general hospital. The symptoms of  his disease resemble very closely,  those of typhoid fever. -. He was  sick at his home several days before  he was taken to the institution.  The city crusher, which was  ItWtM^lT=SatuTdi^r=agaiir'went  tt  FROM 10 TO 25% DISCOUNT FOR THE  NEXT THIRTY DAYS.  In order to make 'room for Spring Goo."* I hj���*^ &?�� SSffi^JfeSSi^l!!  o Pored hi tho KootonayH. My Htock in nil new and up-to-date and tho Halo Is genuine, so now avail  yourself of tho beat, opportunity to got good goods at Ichh than wholesale prices. Remember this is  for only 30 daj-H. ' *      ________________  JL  A.   GILrlCBR,   Proprietor.  MURALO  MURALO  xn  As housecleaning will soon be the order of the day we would  invite your attention to our stock of PAINTS and VARNISHES.  Fo%kalsomining there is nothing that gives better satisfaction  than'MURALO.   We have twenty-five shades to select from.  .   Ask for color card. ,____��.  Lawrence Hardware Co.  BEAUTIFUL  GRAVURES  AND   ETCHINGS  of Landscapes and other scenes, Free with every purchase  of two packages of Cream of Wheat, the Breakfast Dainty.  Hoiston Block.  Teli p'none 161.  P. C. Box 1T6.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  out of business on account of some  of the essential parts giving away.  New parts are being made at Honey-  man's foundry and it is probable  that the mill will again be in operation before the end of the week.  Some time ago a notice was published in Tim Tribune by Silas H.  Cross, of this city that his partner,  J. R. Cranston bf Rossland, no  longer held an interest in the;  Harvey Jay group. Yesterday Mr.'  Cranston filed a document at the:  mining recorder's office to the effect  that-he still holds a half interest in  the group as he had done the required assessment work.   ��� -'::  Superintendent ^Downie and staff  and captain ��� Gore and staff, who  aro now occupying the frame building on West Baker street, will move  to their" new quarters in the station  on Wednesday or Thursday of this  week. Mr. Downie.will occupy the  large office rooms in the west end  of the building, and captain Gore  will have tlie center offices on the  south side of the building.  The production of the queen's  funeral procession by the cinematograph at the opera house last evening was so well attended that standing room was scarcely obtainable.  A large number was turned away,  and owing to this fact the management, of the opera house has .decided to repeat the entertainment  this evening. The pictures were  plain, steady and natural, and  when the well- known officers came  into view the audience could not  refrain from applauding. Outside  of the procession there-was a large  number of interesting and amusing  pictures.  Messenger Service.  The work of installing the messenger service plant has made such  progress that the street wiring has  been completed and placing of the  wires in buildings will be finished  in a day or two. The call boxes  have been ordered from Baltimore  aud were shipped last week. Only  a few days will be spent in placing  them on their arrival. The management of the company said  yesterday that the demand for the  service was much greater than had  been anticipated. Regular schedule  prices will be charged. The city will  be divided into districts and a certain charge will be made for each  division.  Court Notes.  The business in the supreme court  was quiet ye tet'day, theie being  only a few applications made. In  the case of A. York against the  Chapleau Mining Company which  was disposed of afc tlie county com t  held here a. .week ago the defendants secured an appeal froni the  county court to the supreme^ court  of British Columbia.' They also secured a stay of execution on putting up security for the amount of  the debt.  In the case of L. A.' Thurston  against Q. L. R. Weyl to select a  title for tlie'additioh to the Rossland towns't) an application was  also granted. The plaintiff claims  under a declaration of trust and has  now registered a lis pendens. The  defendants are moving to have the  lis pendens canceled so that the  townsite can be' placed upon the  market. The application is returnable to Vancouver.-  IHE.    B1TEIBS   &   CO  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES "Bfi^  Sole Ageqts for % Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  Store. Corner Baker and Josephine Sticeb  TKLKPHONE fc  could be learned was the only news  of the strike received in the city up  to a late hour last night. Oflicers  of the company stated that they  ha.l received no word of it.  The friends of sir Archibald  Geikie, . F. R. S., who will retire  from the post of director-general of  the geological survey of the United  Kingdom on March 1st, will entertain him at a complimentary dinner and present him with an illuminated address. '.��  ���W.'A. Macdonald on Nelson.  W. A. Macdonald, K. C, of this  city.who left on Saturday for California on a trip for pleasure and.  health, spent a few hours in Spokane on Sunday. In speaking oi  Nelson to the Spokesman-Review'  he said: "Nelson is quiet but healthy, and this spring will see a  steady, active building growth.  Next week there will be a greater  output from the Nelson smelter  than there hrs ever been on account  of the new furnace. The town is  becoming quite a residential center  and I look for an important city."  r   Victorias Won..'  In the hockey match played = at  Winnipeg last evening between the  Shamrocks'of Montreal and the  Victorias of .Winnipeg the latter  team won ,.by a score of 4 goals-  to 0. The game Avas the fastest  that has been played in the Dominion this year. At half time the  home team had scored two goals.  This makes the third time the teams  have met, the Victorias being the  winners each time.  Moyie News Notes.  -, Jloyle Leader.  The survey of the- proposed line  to connect' the Great Northern with  the : Crow's Nest coal fields in East  Kootenay has begun in earnest. A  party of * Great Northern en gineers.  from St. Paul, with assistants and  supplies,' arrived at Kalispell  recently and are . now at work  running a line from Jenning3, Montana, to the international boundary.  The Moyie Miners' Union this  week purchased the lot upon which  the Lake Shore hotel used to stand  from   Messrs.   J.    M.vjjindsay *of_  Moyie aud C. J. Clayton of Nelson.  This is the largest single lot in  town, being 40' feet by 120. The  price paid was $700 cash. It is the  intention of the union to erect a  three story building on the property  in the near future, one floor to be  used as a hall for themselves and,  the remainder to be rented.       ..  The smallpox situation in East  Kootenay has been" very much exaggerated on the outside. The facts'  of .the matter are that there are  only two cases in the whole district. Dry-Barber at Fernie has almost fully recovered and the quarantine has-been- raised from the  Royal hotel.' 'Dennis Shea, the  Moyie patient, is doing splendidly.  The house where he is. is still well  guarded, and the upper workings  and the boarding-house at the St.  Eugene mine are still under quarantine, but this will be raised on  the 14th if no new cases appear.  Rich Strike at Republic.  News of the most sensational  strike that has been reported. from  Republic in many months was received in Spokane from the special  correspondent of the Spokesman-  Review at Republic yesterday afternoon stating tliat there was eight  inches of $1400 ore in the upraise  from the second to the lirst level.  The despatch read:      -  ", March 10. ��� Eight  inches of ore in the upraise on the  Morning Glory was sampled yesterday and the assay gave $1400 per  ton. The raise is up 88 ' feet from  second level. Manager E. L. Tate is  delighted. He left for Spokane this  afternoon."  ��� ���  The above  despatch  as  far  as  Three Men Burned to Death.  San Francisco, March 11.���Three  men and' 76 head of horses were  burned to death yesterday morning  in a fire wliich destroyed. Morton's  livery stable at'Leavenworth and  Geary streets. The three men were  asleep in the hay loft. They were  Charles White, Charles Young and  R. Jamieson,. and were employed at  the stable. The horses for the most  part were delivery anhnals. Outside  of.the loss of life the damage resulting from the fire was nominal.  PERSONAL.  Contractor   Gunn of   Robson  is  registered at the Phair.  Alexander Sharp of Rossland is  in the city for a few days.  George J. Schlief of West Bend,  Wisconsin, is at the Madden house.  G. A. Mitchell of Rossland and R.  D. McPhail of Toronto are at tho Hume.  W. V. Hunt of Bonnington Falls  was in tho city for a few hours yesterday.  J.   Mitchell,   a' mining   man   of  Denver, Colorado,~arrived iu the city yesterday.  He is at the Tremont.  Alexander McVicar" of Ymir, A.  Kalkner of Montreal and D. C. Campboll of  Kaslo ai eat the Queen's. -  Mr. and Mrs. J..Y. Griffin of Win-  nipeg, who have been in the city for tho past  week, leave for the east this morning.  H. E..T.  Haultain,'who went to  Macleod a few d*ys ago, returned to the city  last evening in company with Mrs. Raultain.  John Houston returned fronrVictoria last night. Ho will probably interview the  manager of tho Imporial Dank before ho returns  to tho capital.  C. E. Maepherson of Winnipeg.  assistant general passenger agent of the C. P. R..  who has beon in Nelson since Saturday, loft last  evening for San Francisco.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply The Royal.  Bank of Canada.  To let���Furnished rooms in Carney block.  Apply Miss Carrot!.  Go to the Old Curiosity"Shop if  you want tp buy or sell anything.  Cash paid for scrap, iron, brass  and coppor.   Nolson Iron Works.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vornon street. Telephoue  call 35.  For   Rent���Two-room   house on  Victoria stieet. Apply Matheson & Graham's  barber shop.  Nelson     Employment     Agency,  Baker street, J. H. Love.    Help   of  all  kind  -furnished.^- ��� ... ���  ___.- ._..-.  Youp Parlor  MAY BE DECKED WiTH THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FURNI-  TURE THAT THE EYE COULD GAZE UPON."  BUT WHAT ABOUT YOUR  Room  If you haven't the proper material for this room���material  that will supply the inner man^-your parlor will be of very little  comfort to you. We have Glass and Chinaware good enough  for the king's table, and in groceries our shelves are laden with  the very choicest goods. Anything and everything. The prices,  you all know, are the lowest.  WILLIAM HUNTER & COMPANY  GROCRKIES AND CROCKKllY.  1SAKKR STREET, NELSON.  jixxxxinxxxixrniixiaxxiiiixxxixxxKxxixxriixirxiiiiiiiixixixxxiiiixxxirxxixiniixixnixxxjixixixxxxxnisixxx^;  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block/  NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  Parties having iniijing property for salo are requested to sond samples of their ore lo iho I  Jtxclmnpo for exhibition. /N o desire to hear from all prospectors who have promising mineral t  claims in British Columbia. ,t  .     Inspectors and mining men aro requested to make tho Exchnngo their headquarters whon  m Nolson.  All samp'OB should bo sont by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited.  Address all communications to  Telephone 104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER, '  .    P. O. Box 700 Nelson, B. C.  tixxxxxxixiixxxxxxxiixxxxxxxxxxxxrxixx^xxxxnxxxxxxizixxrririxw^  ZDsTEIEiSOIISr  OPERA HOUSE  TUESDAY, MARCH 12th.  I  Queen's  Funeral  Procession  WILL BE REPRODUCED WITH  REMOVAL  The Gait Coal'ofiice has been  removed to the Ward building, on Baker street���two  doors west C. P. R. offices.  A full supply of Gait Coal  now ou hand. <  For Rent.���Two fine offices centrally located. Apply to A. H. Buchanan, Rank  of Montreal.  Two large, well-furnished rooms  to let. 1 and 5 Macdonald block, cornor Josephine and Vernon.  Japan Tea of all kinds to suit  your taste. Sun Cured, Spider Log, Pan Fired  In bulk or packages.   Kootonay Coffee Co.-  To   rent���Three   rooms   and    a  kitchen, furnished. All modern.conveniences.  Rent low-to a suitable party. Apply S, Tribune  ofllce. . * ��� -.  For fresh candies.'fl'uits, nuts, ��fec.,  cigars nnd tobaccos bfi'tho best brands, call at the  Ron Ton Confectionery, Baker streot, Miss A.  L. Kliukwitz. .  Furnished Room to Let���Large  'front'rooni to lot; centrally located. Apply toM.  3Vf. Krnser, East Victoria streel, norir corner of  Hondryx.  That fine blend of Geylon Tea we  are selling at thirty cents per pound is giving  (he best of satisfaction to our many customers.  Kootenay Cott'oe. Co.  Hotel for Sale.-$7000. Best road  house in Kootenay. Well stockod and furnished.  $3000 cash, balance six months. Thorpo & Co.,  Limited, Nelson, B. C.  For Sale���Barber shop, fruit and  news stand. Close to steamboat landing and  station * Choap. Satisfactory reason for leaving.  Apply T. Pinmohe, barber, Nakusp, B. C.  Western Canadian Employment  Oflice���Male and female help" of all kiuds furnished free of charge. Viotoria street, next door  to Publio Library.   Phone270.   P.O. Box7��..  For Rent���House on the corner  of Front and Park streets. Five rooms,  bath room, etc. Rent, including water, $25. Apply to E. Kilby, next door to McBride's stables.  Copper, Copper, Copper. Copper  mines and prospects wanted. Send samples and  report to The Prospectors' Exchange. Room 4,  K-W-C Block, Nelson, B. C. Phone 104. P. O.  box No. 700.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in groat varioty, choicest quality.  Wo make a specialty of blending teas and sell  them in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootonay  Coffee Co.  Gold,   Gold,   Gold. Free   milling  gold mines and prospoc's wanted. Send samples  and report to Andrew F. Rosonberger, Room 4,  K-W-C; Blook. Nelson.  Telephone 104   P.O. box  No. 700. ���������-���:  Wanted ��� A woman   who  can  take charge of general housework. * Throe  children. Good homo for right porson. Wagos  *18 a month. Will pay half faro to Ferguson.  ���Write at-onoo to R. Iy. Pettipiccc, Ferguson, B. C,  core ot Kagie.  Njoving  Pictures  Don't fail to secure seats, and  you will witness with your own  eyes the Grand Military Funeral  of the greatest ruler the world  has ever had.  W. P. TIERNEY,  Telephone No. 205     General Agent.  STRATHCONAS  Are now on the market.   Give  4hem=a=triali=���Manufacturedtfby-  the Nelson. Cigar Factory.  Reserved Seals  Back Seats in Gallery  50  26  J. E. ANNABLE, Manager  THE PALM  TEA AND COITEE PARLORS.  A fresh consignment of fine (able apples, also  Oranges and Lorn ins  J. Lovell Smith, Prop.  Victoria Street.  Nelson Tent and  Awning factory  Tents,   awnings,   and   all kinds  of canvas goods made  to order.  THE0 MADSON, Proprietor  Baker Street, Nolson  LEAVE  YOUR  ORDERS   FOR ALL  KINDS   OF  CUT  FLOWERS.  Reserved Soat plan now open at tho Palm for  Monday Kvoning's Entertainment in the Opera  House.  K. W. C. Block,  Ward Stroet.  Telephone 254.  The Palm  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT HOTEL BLOCK.  Spring  All the fashionable creations  in Spring arid Summer wear  are included last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and Fancy Trouserings  Large stock of high-class Imported goods. A  speoltuty of tho square shoulder���tne latest  fashion ln coats. ,  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building. Baker Streeb.  FRKD J. SQUIRE. Manager.


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