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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  NINTH YEAR  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. 0. THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 1001  PRfCE FIVE CENTS  DEATH QUIET  AND PAINLESS  General   Harrison    Passes  Away Unconscious  IN PRESENCE OF RELATIVES  TRIBUTE  TO  MBMOEY  OF  DEAD  STATESMAN.  Neither of the Two Children Was in  Time to Beach the Bedside Before the End.  Indianapolis, March 13.���Gen-  aral Benjamin Harrison died at  4:45 o'clock this afternoon without  regaining consciousness. His death  was quiet and painless, there being  a gradual sinking until the end  came, which was marked by a single  gasp for breath as life departed  from the body of the great statesman. The relatives, with a few exceptions, and several of his old  friends were at the bedside when  he passed away.  The general's condition was so  bad this" morning, after a restless  .night that the attending physicians  understood that the end could riot  be faroff and all bulletins sent out  from the sick room were to this ef-  " feet, so that the family and friends  were prepared for the final blow.  The- failing of the, remarkable  strength shown by the patient became more apparent in the. afternoon and-before.the end there -_was-  an apparent breakdown ou the part  of the sufferer. . The "relatives and  - friends'who had retired from the  sick room to,the library below were |  quickly summoned and reached the  bedside of the general before he  passed away.  News of tlie death spread quickly  throughout the city and several of  the more intimate friends at once  hurried to the Harrison' residence.  Tlie word was flashed from the bulletins- of all the newspapers and  thus communicated to the people  on their way home in the evening.  The announcement produced the  greatest-sorrow. Within a few minutes the flags on all public iSuild-  iugs and most of tlie down town  business blocks were hoisted at half  mast.and other outward manifestations of mourning were made.  _JSone_of generaLHarrisonls^hildren^  was present at his death. Neither  colonel Russell Harrison nor Mrs.  MeKee reached the city, although  both were hurrying on their way  to the bedside of their dying parent  as fast as steani could carry them.  Elizabeth, general Harrison's  little daughter, had been taken  from the sick room by her nurse  before the end came. The group,  ,at. the bedside included Mrs. Harrison,.. William II. Miller, Samuel  Miller,;, his son, the llov. M. L.  Haines, pastor-of the First Presbyterian church, which general Harrison had attended for so many years,  secretary Tibbet, Drs. Jameson and  Dorsey, colonel Daniel M. Ransdell,  eergeant-at-arms of the United  States senate and a clese personal  friend of the dead ex-president,  Clifford Arrick and the two nurses  who have been in constant attends  ance. ��� General Harrison's two  sisters and an aunt were also  present. Mrs. Harrison knelt at  the right hand side of the bed, her  husband's right hand clasped in  hers, while Dr. Jameson held the  left hand of the dying man, counting the feeble pulse, beats. In a  few minutes after the friends had  been summoned to the room the  end came, Dr. Jameson announcing  the sad fact. The great silence that  fell'on the sorrowing watchers by  the bedside was broken by the  voice of Dr. Haines, raised in  prayful ' .supplication for; consolation for the bereaved wife and  family. .  General Harrison had. been unconscious for hours before his  death, the _ exact time when he  passed into a comatose state being  difficult to determine. He spoke to  no one today, failing to recognize  even his wife.   The greater part of  Tuesday, also, he was in a semicomatose condition, although he  was at times able to recognize those  at his bedside. At that time he  recognized and spoke to Mrs. Newcomer, his aunt, and also to Mr.  Miller, the words, however, being  very indistinct. "Doctor" and "my  lung" were the only words understood. Almost the last words he  uttered were addressed to his wife,  of whom he inquired shortly before  lie became unconscious if the doctors were present.  * . One of the most pathetic incidents  of the whole illness of tho general  occurred Tuesday before he became  unconscious. Tlie general's little  daughter, Elizabeth, was brought  into the sick room for a few  moments tp see her father and  offered him a small apple pie which  she %@^elf had made. ��� General  Kari-i^^^S^g^s recognition of  the &��$&imtt$m*Z but. .the  effort to spetM^g^&uch and  he could do nothing morlrto express  his appreciation. Today all efforts  to arouse the slowly dying man to  consciousness were of no avail and  he died without a word of recognition to those who surrounded his  bedside.  -Tributes to His Memory.  Washington, March 13. ��� The  late president Harrison was personally known to every member of  the cabinet, and all its members in  the city today spoke in praise of  his magnificent intellectuality and  fugged force of character. Naturally the proclamation the president  will issue setting out the adminis-.  tration's estimate of general Harrison's character in a large measure  will include the personal views of a  majority of the cabinet and consequently they did not, in most cases,  care to enter into extended analysis  of the good qualities of deceased.  Secretary Gage and Griggs are out  of the city. "  ,  Secretary Hay said: "The death  of Mr. Harrison" is a national loss.  Independent of the great official  position he had held, he was a man  of extraordinary: capacity and activity. He was.a. true statesman,'  ' lawyeir and-orator, arid he" has' left  few men his equal behind him in  character as well as ability. He  was a man of very unusual force  and value."  Indianapolis, Marcli 13.���The  funeral of ex-president Harrison  will take place next Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The services will  he held in the first .Presbyterian  church of which Mr. Harrison was a  member for lif by years. Rev. Dr.  M. L. Haines, pastor of the church,  will have charge of the "service.  London, March 14.���All the. morning papers publish long memoirs  of the late general Benjamin Harrison and editorials'dealing with his  career.  TO STORM THE GOVERNMENT  IN THE INTEREST OP THE SILVER-  LEAD INDUSTRY.  A Monster Delegation of Representative  Citizens to Visit Ottawa���The  .Plans Suggested.  Crooked Bank Official.  Detroit, March 13.���A. special to  the News from St. Joseph, Miehi-  lyahy saysTtHoiirJbsepli_\V'rSliel3oir  of Washington has been appointed  receiver of the suspended First  National Bank at Niles, this county.  Today he filed papers with the  county clerk attaching all of the  property of the missing cashier,  Charles .Tohnson. Twenty thousand  dollars of forged paper against Lee  Wilkinson, a prominent resident of  the eity, has been found. It is said  that the total amount of forged paper found in the institution amounts  to $40,000. For several years the  First National had been known as a  one man bank, Johnson, who had  the implicit confidence of the.  directors, transacting all the business. Lee Wilkinson, against whom  $20,000 of forged paper was found,  is junior member of the abstract  firm of Dix & Wilkinson, which did  a large .business with .the embarrassed bank. Cashier Johnson is  still missing.  Terms to Be Granted.  London, March 147���The Daily  News says: "In addition to the  modifications announced by the  Daily News yesterday in the unconditional surrender policy, we  understand tliat the government  of the new colonies shall culminate  in a complete grant of free institutions." -  Dr. Leyds arrived at Utrecht  yesterday aud had a long conference with Mr. Kruger. A dispatch  to the Daily Mail yesterday from  Utrecht corroborates the News'  statement concerning the conditions  offered to the Boers. It is generally expected as a result of yesterday's cabinet council that the government will make announcement  today as to the result of the negotiations at Pretoria.  Realizing that there is fear of the  Dominion government' refusing to  grant   the     application     of     the  Gooderham,   Blackstock Syndicate  for a bonus on  pig lead, in return  for which they will erect a refinery  in Canada to treat the output of  Canadian smelters, the Kaslo board  of trade has  taken an important  step to ward off this danger.   At a  meeting of the council of the board  on Tuesday night it was decided to  ondeavor to get all the city councils  arid boards of trade Jn southern  British Columbia to send delegates  to Ottawa to lay fully' before  the  Dominion parliament - the needs of  thp   country.    Such   a delegation,  composed of the leading men of the  Kootenays, inen.promineut in every  walk of life, the board thinks, will  be received with great attention at  Uie capital -and listened   to with  better success than would attend a  email    deputation   from   any   one  point.  . The "discussion at the* meeting at  Kaslo brought out many points that  ' will suggest themselves to all  who  consider the. idea,   The chief question to be considered is expense.but  ,it was generally admitted that the  condition of the mining industry at  present makes it absolutely necessary that something be done now  whatever the cost. ��� "If boards  of  trade  are   not   financially   strong  enough to pay .their delegates' expenses the delegates themselves will,  perhaps, in" view of the great good  that might.be expected.from such.a.  representative delegation,  be  willing to put their hands in their own  pockets and put up   the difference  between their   allowance and expenses. . Mines all over the country  are closing down and it is generally  admitted that the operatiou  of a  refinery which   in  its  turn would  encourage the erection of smelters  and make mining more profitable  would dissipate the hard times aud  give the industry an impetus that  would usher in an era of great prosperity for Southern British Columbia.  The idea of the Kaslo board is to  get, ii* possible, two hundred of the  leading business men of the conn-  try, and, if not that many, as near  to it as possible, to leave by special  train for Ottawa about the end of  the month. The cars would bo  placarded,   showing   what    it    all  Another Herreshoff.  London, March 13.���The St.  James Gazette this afternoon  announced that Herre-ahoff, junior,  has been commissioned by a shipbuilder of Glasgow to design a  sixty-five foot racing yacht, to be  built on the Clyde.; The Herreshoff, junior, referred to is possibly  a son of C. E. Herreshoff. He is  studying engineering at Glasgow  university and is said to have a  natural'talent for designing. He  lias associated himself with professor J; Harvard Piles, who occupies  the chair of-.naval science in Glasgow imiversity, iu the hitter's large  business, of designing vessels, to  which will be added yacht building.  Young Mr. Herreshoff will take up  a permanent residence" in Glasgow  as the superintendent of the last  mentioned branch of the, business.  ���   Assess Legation Property."  Pekin, March 13.���The foreign  ministers today sent to the Chinese  plenipotentiaries a list of the towns  ind cities in China where examinations for . the civil service will  aot be permitted for a period of  Sve years. They also requested  ohese Chinese authorities to appoint a commission, to act with a  ���oian appointed by the ministers to  assess the value of the private property taken for" legation purposes.  ANOTHER NEGRO 'ROASTED  PROVINCE   AND  DOMINION  PRENTICE EXPLAINS SCHOOL BILL  IN THE LEGISLATURE.  Definitely   Settled   That   Duke  Duchess of York Will Visit  British Columbia.  and  SUMMARY VENGEANCE OF TEXAS  CITIZENS.  A Murderer and Ravisher Taken From  the Officers, Saturated With Coal  Oil and Burned at the Stake.  meant, and all Canada would ring  with the enterprise of the miniug  men of the west. It would be an  excursion unique in the annals of  Canada arid be the greatest advertisement that the country ever got.  On the way matters affecting the  interests of the country would be  fully discussed, and when the party  arrived at Ottawa it would be properly organized and have its plan  of campaign mapped out.    -  The pig lead bonus and every  other need of the country would be  voiced iu a manner that would be  heard all over the Dominion and it  would force the government to give  immediate, attention to the  Kootenays'. It would probably  bring better results than could bo  gained in any other way. Even  one Pullman full would be a very  large delegation, but the larger it is  the more weight it would carry, so  the Kaslo board hopes to reach -the  two hundred mark. The board is  in telegraphic communication with  president Shaughnessy of.the C.P.R.  regarding transportation, and as  that company is so largely interested in the progress of this country, it is expected that a very  favorable rate will be secured. If  the party was large enough the  C. P. R. would provide a special'  train.  The delegates would not go to  Ottawa to ask favors but merely to  claim its rights.  G. O. Buchanan of Kaslo will be  in Nelson, today to interview the  city council aud board of trade.  He visited Sandon yesterday. W.  W. Beaton, who originated the  idea, passed through Nelson last  evening en route to Rossland, and  he will also visit the Boundary  country aud East Kootenay.  Corsicana, Texas, March 13.���  John Henderson,, colored, who bru-  1 ally assaulted and murdered' Mrs.  Younger, a farmer's wife, living just outside this city several  days ago, was burried^toVdeath'-in  1 he court house square here today.  A written confession of the crime  nttested. by justice Roberts was  secured from the prisoner. Business was suspended and. many witnessed the burning. Henderson-  was captured yesterday after a long  rhase with bloodhounds. The oflfi-  < ers took him to Hillsboro and were  impelled through fear of the mob  io start for Fort Worth; When  ihe train reached Itaska, a party of  Younger's friends overpowered the  juards and hustled Henderson from  the train. He was conveyed across  the prairie a distance of 45  railes to Corsicana where he was  placed in jail to prevent the infuriated citizens from tearing him to  pieces.    A_coiniuittee_was_appointT  ed to see him and pass on his guilt  or innocence. Finally he made a  written confession that he had murdered an unknown white - woman  three miles north of Corsieana on  March 6th.  There was no one present, he  said, but himself and the woman's  two little children. He said he did  not know why he had .done it.  When it became known that Hen-  o erson had confessed-;people assembled around the. jail.: It was decided to burn the prisoner at the  stake at 2 p. m., but news was received that troops had started from  Dallas and the execution was hurried. A railroad rail was driven  into the ground at the corner of the  court house square. Boxes and dry  timber were piled around it and  saturated with oil. Just before  toon'about forty men rushed from  the jail across the square to the  place where the rail had been  placed. In their midst was Hender-  sod, handcuffed. Tlie men formed  a. circle, holding to a chain which  surrounded the prisoner to prevent  the crowd from tearing him away.  The negro was fastened to the rail  with wire and chains. Cans of oil  were emptied over his clothing and  dozens of lighted matches touched  the inflammable material. The fire  alarms were rung. Just as the pile  was fired Younger, husband of the  murdered woman, jumped at Henderson and slashed him across" the  face with a knife. Henderson gave  no indication of pain or suffering.  He rolled his eyes to get a glimpse  of the angry faces which surrounded  him and there was a slight movement of the hands. In ten minutes  Henderson was dead. He made no  outcry other than an occasional  groan.  Victoria, March 13.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The railway committee today reported the imperial  Pacific bill to the house. This, if  built, commences at Victoria, thence  north to Seymour Narrows, thence  crossing and going north on mainland.  - \  Prentice, explaining his school  bill for second reading, said tliat it  was estimated Nelson would have  received under the old system $6075,  under the new $6225; Rossland,  158956 against $8430; Kaslo, $2490  igainst $2500; Sandon, $1430  Against $1080.  The hotels are full to overflowing  with railway "lobbyists.  Definitely Settled.  Victoria, March 13.���Wheu the  bouse met this afternoon, premier  Dunsmuir read the following telegram from colonel Prior: "Definitely settled that the duke and  duchess of York will yisit Victoria  md other Coast cities in October."  Loud applause, followed the read-  ���ng of the message.  Captain Sntherland of the bark  Senator, whicli arrived in Royal  Roads from Wei Hai Wei this  morning, after a voyage lasting 33  days, says that between that port,'  .'Shanghai- and Hong Kong, Great  }3ritaint will have placed" on, the  Asiatic coast 1,000,000 tons of coal.  Naval supplies, including guns, ammunition, etc., are continually being landed and although there were  no immediate prospects of war,  preparations for such are- most  ominous.' -*��� Captain- Sutherland says.  i hat there is now a force of 3000  i.t Wei Ilai Wei, but this' number,  now that the Pekin troubles are  over, or practically so, will shortly  I te reduced to a permanent force of  500 men.   '  A Record Breaker.  Greenwood, March 13.'���[Special  to The Tribune.]���A phenomenal  record in smelter practice was  ?,ehieved by the local plant in its  run during the last 24 hours ending  'nt 6 o'clock this morning. During  1 his period 420 tons were smelted  with one' furnace of a nominal  capacity of 225 tons. Paul Johnson,  manager of the smelting department of the B. C. Copper Company,  taid:, "For a furnace of the size  used, 42xl50:iuehes at* tuyeres, the  day's run of 420 tons probably. es-  1 ablishes,a_worId's record JforJblast.  EASTERN   CANADA  TELEGRAMS.  Toronto.���The Presbyterian century fund has reached the sum of  $1,500,000.  Ottawa.���Mujor Sam Hughes,  M. P., left today for Blackstock,  Ontario, to attend the funeral of his  mother.  Toronto.���Two trains left here  for the Northwest yesterday afternoon, upon which were about 400  settlers and tourists.  Toronto. ��� Navigation opened  here yesterday by the arrival of the  Swallow from Port Credit. Last  year the first arrival was on April 3.  Ottawa.���W. II. P. Clement,  legal adviser of the Yukon commission, has resigned. F. T. Cob-  don of Halifax, a lawyer, is appointed to succeed him.  Wiarton, Ontario,���James Halli-  day, Conservative, and J. E. Campbell, Liberal, were nominated today  for bye election for the vacancy in  North Bruce for the house of  commons.  . Montreal.���The chamber of  commerce today unanimously endorsed the Crathbern idea of borrowing a million dollars from the  government with which to" erect a  two million bushel elevator.  Montreal. ��� Joseph Larocque  who was injured so that he is  crippled for life by being hit by a  rock -from a blast" set off by employees of the city of Montreal today was awarded $6000 damages.  Brockville.���Garrett, Dell and  Gannon, the three young men .implicated in the murder of Launcelot  J. Banks at Kemptville on March 9,  have beeu lodged, in jail here to  await trial before the spring assizes.  FIVE MILLION  TO EMPLOYEES  Carnegie Disposes of Some  of His Wealth.  ' aB  .,->^-*gi>  v   <.  .A.  ' A.&  :��� *��  . A.*S  A  PRINCELY  BENEFACTION  Houston Block Sold.   - N  Yesterday   John   Houston" completed   the   sale,*-of   the   Houston  block to W. R. Seatle, the purchase  price   being   $25,000-cash.    This is  one of the largest deals made in im  proved Nelson realty.   The" building   is a two-story aud basement  marble and pressed- brick, on the  'northeast   corner   of   Baker. and  Josephine  streets.   The purchaser,  takes possession on-April lst",..thel  rents iip to that time being payable  to Mr. Houston.  furnace smelting." Of this amount  o73 tons was Mother Lode ore, the  -balance being.'slag arid coke. Of  course the self-fluxing character of  f he ore is largely accountable for  the run, but it must be borne in  mind that the furnace was only  blown in 24 days ago.  Had Legs Cut Off.  Vancouver, March 13.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���A shocking 'accident occurred this" morning at  Revelstoke, shortly after .the departure of the cast-bound train.  The young son of, Mrs. Torreuoire,  ?,n Italian woman'of Nanaimo, who  was going east, evidently tried to  i ide on a brake beam. He fell off  s.nd both legs were cut off. Ho  managed to crawl back a distance  (.f nearly a mile to Revelstoke station, where he was picked up and  taken to the hospital.  Chinese labor contractors are  making a determined effort to stop  the exodus of Chinese cannery  workers who are being taken to.  Puget Sound in boat loads to work  for Americans in canneries there.  As high as $S0 per month is-'being  paid by Americans, when the usual  ".fages are but $25.  At a meeting of the board of  trade this afternoon, a resolution  was passed asking the government  io take such action as may ensure  the construction of a direct railway  from the coast to Kootenay.  St. CathauinEs.���G. W. Clench,  turnkoy at the jail here, was nearly murdered by a prisoner named  William Spratt. Spratt attacked  him with an iron leg from the bed,  fracturing his wrist bone and left  arm. Spratt will be charged with  attempt to murder.  The New Postoffice.  John La Pointe, contractor of  this city, is in receipt of a letter  from Messrs. Viau & Le Moine of  Ottawa, who have the contract for  the construction of the new post-  office. They are inquiring as to tlie  price of material and labor here.  They- also wished to know the extent of excavating that would have  to'be done and where the material,  stone, brick and lumber could bo  obtained. They also asked if the  weather conditions were such as to  allow work to commence immediately. Mr. La Pointe has replied  arid he thinks on the arrival of his  letter there the contractors will  come to Nelson to start work at  oncei=r^ ��� '*~���  A New Church.  There is a movement ou foot in  connection with the Episcopal denomination to form another parish  in this city and iu it erect a new  church. A petition asking that  this be dona, and to which a large  number of names have already been  attached, is being prepared and  will be forwarded to bishop Dart of  New Westminster, who is the acting bishop for Kootenay diocese.  It is quite probable that the new  parish will include the Hume  addition and the church will be  built in the vicinity of Bogustown.  The promoters are quite enthusiastic over the project and are determined to carry out the new scheme.  There aro in Nelson about 500  English church going people, and  this is they think quite sufficient to  warrant two good congregations.  License Commissioners Meet.  A meeting of the board of license  commissioners of the city " was held  at tho city hall yesterday afternoon  and several applications were coii-  fiidered. The application for the  transfer of the saloon license of the  Grand hotel from John Blomberg  co Gus Nelson and of the Glue Pot  saloon from Gus Nelson to Thomas  Sproat were both granted. The  application from J. V. O'Loughlin  for license for the Rossland hotel  was considered but as> tlie total  number of licenses authorized had  been issued the board was unable  to grant it. The'meeting was adjourned until Wednesday, March  27th, when the application for the  transfer of the license of the Manhattan saloon from Charles Waterman to Doc Boyd and Charles Ink  will be disposed of.  PROBABLY WITHOUT   A   PARALLEL IN THE WORLD.  How the Money Is to Be Used and the  -   Employees Who Are to Be  Benefited. "  v**-?***  "��%?*  ':sW  ���   ''0$  ��� 7,y-p  r'Vf.��'J?SS  :, A&sQS.  Pittsburg, March 13.���Two com- *  municatious from  Andrew. Carnegie, which were officially made public tonight, say the steel king's re-   '  tirement from active business life '"  and his donation of $5,000,000 for" ~v  the endowment of a fund for super- -  animated and disabled   employees '���  of   the   Carnegie company is   aii-  _"  nounced.    This   benefaction   is by.  far the largest of the many created   ���  by Mr.  Carnegie and is probably:  without a parallel anywhere in the  world.   This fund will in no wise  interfere with the continuance of -'  nhe savings fund established by the .'  company fifteen years ago for the  benefit of its employees.    In" this  latter fund nearly $2,000,000 of the,,'  uraployees' savings are on  deposit;. ^  on which the company by contract    ���  ���pays six per cent and loans ' money-,>;  ro the workmen i o build- their own" ...  homes.   In a letter to the president \- ���  and managers of the Carnegie com-J*'  jpany Mr. Carnegie announces .that"'  1Mi\ Franks,  his cashier, willchand -  4 over to'itliemfcu'pori their-acceptance^  of the trus't,'$5,000,000 "of the Car-'  negie company- bonds in trust for  the following,purposes:   .   ���  The income of ��1,000^000 ~tou be ;  ��.pent iri maintaining the" libraries '  built by him-in Braddock, Homestead aud Duquesne. The income  of the other $4,000,000 is to be  applied: (1) To provide for employees of the Carnegie company in  nil its works, mines, railways, shops,  i'tc, injured iu its service, and for  those dependent upon such employees as are killed.1 (2) To provide  f-mall pensions to such employees,  who, after long and creditable  t-ervice, through exceptional circumstances, need such help in their  old age and who make a good use  of it. Should tlieseiises not require  all bf the revenue and a surplus oi  $200,000 be left after ten years  -operationrthen=for=allioverithis"the���  workmen in mills at other than'''the  Carnegie company, in Alleghany  county, shall become eligible for  participation in the fund, the mills  nearest the works pf tlie Carnegie  Steel Company being first embraced.  Mr. Carnegie says: "This fund is  not intended to be used as a substi  .tute   for   what the company   ha  been in the habit of doing  in  such  cases.     it   is intended*, to *.go  still  further and give to tho  injured  or  to  their families or��� to employees,  who aro needy in old age,  through  no fault of their own, some provisions   against   want  as  long   as  needed or until young children can  become self-supporting."  Carnegie Sails.  New York, March 13.���Andrew  Carnegie, accompanied by Mrs. Carnegie and their daughter, sailed for  Southampton today on the St.  Louis. Mr. Carnegie expects to return to this country in October. He  Avill spend most of the time while  abroad at Kibo castle in Scotland.  When questioned Mr. Carnegie  said: "There is nothing that I can  gay as to the present situation of  things in this country for the reason that I have already given. I  am out of business. I now expect  to spend the most pleasant seven  months of my life."  Montreal.���While Mrs. George  A. Browning was preparing the  evening meal tonight her clothes  accidentally caught fire. She was  alone in the house at the timo and  ran out in the street. Two McGill  students passing wrapped . their  overcoats around her and threw  her in the snow, extinguishing the  flames. She died in an ambulance  en route to the hospital.  '<-$��L  A&&m\  **���-    wi��  -"4JR&  ;zm  Ml  A-fm  . Ami  ���_. (<y?|  y v*^p|  ~ .\-^,i ���y. i  THE TRIBUNE: NELSONBr 6   THU^DAYrMARCH-14,1901  is-' -_.  i. - -^  it',   .  If.   *   *  ��J.  ��<:;  I**- .  F  i *-���  rjgg??*a;  The Newest  of The New  THE VERY LATEST  NOVELTIES  SPRING 1901  ARRIVED TODAY  Chiffon Ties, gold trimmed  otherwise.  Collars, in all shapes, styles  shades.  and  and  -ronts and Ornaments, with Sequin, Ball and Lace trimmings  Crinkled Chiffon Ties, trimmed  in newest styles.  Applique  Laces,  designs.  in   the   latest  Applique Lace Collars, twenty  different kinds.  New Styles of Ladies' Belts, fancy  belt buckles and many other  beautiful and useful articles.  THE  HUDSON'S  STORES  Despite all the noise they are  making the' political managers, of  ' the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company  have not succeeded in making the  people of Canada   see   why   they'  .   should take up the coal company's  fight against the Canadian Pacific  1 railway.   The  great Canadian railway may be the grasping monopoly  which the Toronto philanthropists  .   make it out to be, but the circum-  ' ' stance is  fresh in the memory of  most people that but a short time  ago the Toronto men joined- hands'  with ifc, and sought to corner the  , coal wealth of a province, while the  ���  railway   company   secured   a    fat  . subsidy for the railway construction  '"*' necessary for the marketing of this  > same coal.    By the terms of   this  ,  deal with the Canadian Pacific Rail-  --way-Gompany^and=the=holders-of-  ��� i the original charter for the British  .��Columbia   Southern   railway,   the  ," Toronto men secured for  a song a  ; coal property valued at $20,000,000.  ) Dr. Selwyn's estimate as to its coal  *is placed  at 2,000,000,000, tons and  1 ���she coal company's charter enables  "t to charge $2 per ton for its  coal  ,':vt the mine.   Against this   there  ! are the   published reports of the  company's experts that the mining  , of this coal will not exceed, $1* per  ' ton, so that upon every ton of coal,  sold even under the $2  restriction,  the company will have a  profit of  v. one hundred per cent.    From the  same source comes the assurance  that   the   company's   output   will  shortly reach 10,000 tons per day,  but assuming that it reaches but  one-third of these proportions the  company's profit will be something  over $1,000,000 per annum,  which  is equal to five per cent upon the  valuation of $20,000,000 placed upon  the coal areas.  sire to make a deal with the Canadian Pacific railway's greatest rival,  when they have a chance to enrich  themselves by vesting the control  of the East Kootenay coal fields in  an alien railway trust. But one  thing is lacking to complete this  deal, and this is direct railway connection between the coal fields and  the alien, railway company's system. To secure this the Toronto  m en'make a fight on behalf of the  people against C. P. R. oppression,  and throw out as a life preserver a  charter for a railway from their  coal fields to the international  boundary. Should the Toronto men  succeed the people of British Columbia who are looking for redress  from excessive C. P. R. rates will be  told that their remedy lies in cutting off 50 per cent of the Canadian  Pacific company's business, which,  whatever other effects it may have,  will be accomplished by the building of the Hill line to the coal fields.  Goon results are sure to follow  the discussion of ,the East Kootenay coal question, and the probable elfect upon the fuel supply   of  of the building of- James J.  Hill's  projected   railway   from   the coal  fields to the international boundary.  ���JAVhen   the   suggestion   was    first  mooted that the   building   of the  road would occasion a fuel scarcity,  whieh might jeopardize the smelting industry of the province, the officers of the coal company and their  henchmen    laughed the    idea    to  scorn.   They   produced   geological  reports   suggestive of millions   of  tons of coal; and cinched their argu:  ment with the ready assurance that  the federal   government   holds  in  trust for the protection of the public a coal���reserve of 50,000 acres.  Aside from the trifling delay  of a  year or two which might be necessary to secure the. opening up of  such coal reserve,   this assurance  was manifestly welcome. But is there  any such government reserve in existence?.   A writer in The Canadian  Mining Review, who betrays a very  intimate   knowledge ,of   the   coal  fields; says definitely that there is  not.    Despite the great fuss which  was made over the wringing of this  concession from the- Crow's   Nest  Pass Coal Company and the   Canadian Pacific Railway Company, the  government;has seemingly done nothing to gather the fruits of its victory.   But meanwhile the  Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Company has   not  been idle. It has got in on the ground  floor,  and covered the coal ��� areas  on all the creeks, so that it would  take a'clever man to find an opening where practical access could be  had to any other coal. 'If   what  this writer says is true, of what  value   is   the loudly heralded  reserve?   The suggestion that the existence of this-reserve should be regarded  by the people   of   British  These figures go to show that the  Toronto men who are now so solicitous for the public welfare, and  who are now so anxious to make  the common people's fight against  the oppressions of a great railway  company, earned something very  substantial themselves by reason  of their business understanding and  arrangement with the same company. They have i now arrived at'  the stage, however, when they de-  ColiTrabia   as   their- security   from  any   threatened   fuel   famine   has  been vised extensively by the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Company in defence  of their application for   the   Hill  charter.    It therefore follows that  the first duty of the provincial and  Dominion       parliaments,      before  granting   the   Hill   charter, is   to  ascertain   what   steps   have   been  taken  to survey this  government  reserve of coal  lands;   and what  chance there now remains for the  federal government  to secure   its  reserve of 50,000 acres of coal lands  " of equal value, as coal lauds, with  " the residue of   the coal   lands."  The  granting of the Hill charter  will be a concession to none but the  stockholders   in   the   Crow's   Nest  Pass   Coal    Company    and    their  United States allies, and for this  reason it is quite competent for the  province which gave the coal lands  in the first place, aud for the federal government that settled  the  terms with their present owners,  to insist upon compliance with present   obligations , before   granting  any further concessions.  The necessary delay might inconvenience the  coal company, but against this temporary   inconvenience   may   confidently be put the future welfare of  an industry much greater than the  coal company   individually   represents.    And it may also be remembered  that the present profits of  the coal company, are sufficient to J  keep the company out of the hands  of a receiver until a royal commission could inquire into the manner  in which it has met its present obligations, as well as the effect the  granting of the- fresh concessions  sought would have upon the mining  districts of British Columbia.  David B. Boole's article, on "The  Coming Industrial Empire of Puget  Sound," which formed the leading  article in a recent number of Engineering Magazine of London and  New York, has received some very  flattering notices in the press of the  United States. Mr. Bogle draws a  very happy picture of the future of  tho Pacific Northwest, when,  through developing to their utmost  their natural resources, its peoplo  have built up a commercial and industrial empire which shall confidently defy the competition of the  world, and which shall draw to Puget Sound the greatest population  in America.  Chapleau Settlement in Sight.  The Chapleau mining company  has made another proposition to its  creditors for a stay of proceedings  and the prospect is how good for a  speedy settlement. This last proposition of the company calls for the  payment of $10,000 by Wednesday  next, and a full settlement of all  claims within sixty days. Nelson  merchants are interested iu the  Chapleau company to the extent of  several thousond dollars and are  therefore very much gratified at  the turn things have taken.  Of sir Hiram Maxim the people  of Lewiston, Maine, say that he  had a rooted dislike for school. He  was therefore early apprenticed to  Daniel Flynt, a painter, and worked  in the shop much of the time. Even  then he was "tinkering" ��� as the  country people termed it.  An eastern paper detailed a corps  of reporters to put this question to  every United States ' senator in  Washington: "What would you- do  with $75,000,000?" - The young man  who approached senator Mason received this reply: "I would build ���>  asylums for fool editors.". ..,:'���. -,  KOOTENAY  COFFEE CO.  Coffee Roasters  Doa|ers in Tea and Coffee  _>  Wo are offering at. lowest prlcos tlio best  frades of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  'eas.  Our Besf, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound 9 40  Mocha and-Java Blend, 8 pounds  1 00  Choice Hlend Coffee, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Blend"Coffce, 6 pounds  1 OO  Rio Blend Coffee, (1 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  '  P. O. Box 182.  -WESTTBAKER-STRE��Tf=NELSONr  THE GRANVILLE SCHOOL  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver.  Boarding and Day School for Girls. Will ro-  open January 15th. Terms moderate. For term I  and prospectus apply to  HADAHOISELLE KERN, Principal.  The Cabinet Cigar Store  G. B. MATTHEW, Proprietor.  Headquarters for  "CARAMEL"   "POMMERY"  "SMILAX"   "VIRGIN   GOLD"  Smoking and Pipes.  THE  CREAT LABOR  SAVING INVENTION  INVAT.UAIILK TO  BUSINESS  MEN  AND   I'KOKKSSIONAI,  The Can-Dex Copying Book and InK.  Letters and other documents can be copied per-  ot water,  fectly and quickly without the use  press,,brush or moisture pad.  JOHN "BLANKY, Agent, Nolson  gn^B^"^'^k^^'<4a^<*'-<*^'^.'<  Hew Spring  Underwear  Just Received from Factory  our new up-to-date stock of  Latest  in  Colored Shirts  B,C.  MRS. OARR  LATE OP VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MacMillan,  Victoria Block.  The patronage of Nelaon ladies solicited.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  Call your special attention to the famous  NGSBURY  HATS  ��fflS&  FRED IRYINE & CO  36 Baker Street.  I  I.  r  *  All Colors.  Absolute Correct Style.  THE LEADING #3.00 HATS  SBPS5T  FEED IRVINE & CO.  36 Baker Street.  "!$��8!  $s��  $gm  THE TAYLOR  Hew Styles  in Collars  SWELL  SHAPES  AND  COLORS  J     BEST HATS IN THE WORLD FOR 32.50  ) c        Full line of new and strictly up-to-date  J Straw Hats, Bicycle Caps, Golf Caps, Gloves, Etc.  New  Neckwear  321 to 331 Baker Streot, Nelson  Nelson Saw and Planing H/|ills  Limited. .   '    ��  CHARLES  HiLLYER,' "       :     HARRY  HOUSTON,  President and General Manager.    ' Secretary-Treasurer  All Communications to be addressed to either of, the above  American arid European Plans.  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO tl   QUEEN'S HOTEL  BASER STREET, NELSON,  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large oomfortable bedrooms and  flrst-olass  dining-room. Sample rooms lor commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  N|r?sB-L-GBJ5Iarke5^firop  I.ATK OV TUB ROTAIi HOTEL, (CALGARY  WJadden House  Baker and Ward  Streeta, Nelson  The only hotol ln Nelson that has remained  under one management slnoe 1890.  The bed-room's are well furnished and lighted  by eleotrloity.  , ���     ..*  The bar Is always stooked by the beat dom a-  Uo and Imported liquors and olgars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  We ape prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams (  '  DIMENSION LUMBER .,  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before  purchasing elsewhere. ^mmmmmmmmm^.__  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.  WHOLESALE TRADE  /ERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  qiHORPK & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar stroets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers In sorated watora and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  minoral water.  Tolophono 60.  ,' ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TXT F. TEETZEL ;& CO.���Corner-Baker and  " ���   Josephine streets, Nolson, wholesale deal  ore In   assayers supplies.  Agent*' ior Denve '  Firo Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado. -  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS &' CO.���Bakor street, Nelp'on  ���*-*������ wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars  cement, Are brick and flro olay, water* pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-'  STRUCTIONCOMPANy-Wholcsalodoal-  ers In telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  flxturos, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  ���DRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  XJ ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootonay Points.  Grain olo vators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, New West  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  FRONT STREETS.  MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  P. Burns & Co.  Hkad Office at  ==NELSO"NHBrO.=  Wholesale and Retail  Dp.alprg in  Mftais  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large oomfortable rnomn.   Flrst-olass table boa fl.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBEWEBS AND BOTTLEBB OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and _.  delivery to tl  ar  o trade  Brewery at Nelson  Markets at   Nolson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  p    BURNS &   CO.-Baker  street,   Nelson.  *��� ���   wholosale dealers ln fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES. . '.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ���c*-�� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  'obbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  inaokinaws and minors' sundrlos.  T7-OOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY,' LIMI-  ���la- TED���"Vernon street, Nelson, wholesale  grocors.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  son, wholosalo grooers.  Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealers   ln   provisions,   cured  moats, butter and eggs.  JlARDWAfiE^ANBLMINING^SUPELIES^  TT BYERS & CO.-Cornor Baker and Josephine  �����-*������   streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in:hard  ware and mining Bupplios,  Powder Co.  Agents for Giant  T AWRENCE  -L"   Baker St.,  ;       FISH  Baker Street, Nelson  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL , .,.  AND POULTRY IN SEASON  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  TREMONT HOTEL BLOCK.  Large stock of high-class Imported  ...  fashion in ooaW.  specialty of tha square   shoulder���l  a.  A  latest  A. R. BARROW* A.MiI.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Hot m. TRLKPHONW WO. 0ft  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.  ORnHlRH HV MAIL RWnWI'O'W nA;��WB-TJI. AKD WBOMUT ATTWV'rinM  ROSSLrAIND   BrvairVBBRirNQ   WORKS  cunliffei a McMillan  Founders and  Machinists, Specialty of Ore  Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and Cenoral Mining Maohlnery.  List of socond-haud machinery on hand, which has bcon thoroughly overhauled and Is as good  as now:  1 2T-TL. P. Locomotlvo-typo boiler, with enginu attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  1 bi"x8" Doublo-Cylindcr Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  1 Sinking Pump, No. �� Cameron, New York.- -     ��� .  1 Sinkin* l'uinp, 10"x5"xl3", outside, packed plunger pattern.  Watch this tulvortl-emeht for further lists, or write us,beforo you buy for complete list,  may have,just -what you want.  - Agents for Northoy Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box  198. THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  HARDWARE    COMPANY  .... Nolson, wholosale dealers In  hardware and mining supplies, and wator and  plumbers'supplios. -  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER. BEETON Sc CO.-Corner Vernon  and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale  dealers ln liquors, olgars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Browing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co, of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON  POWDER  COMPANY���Bakor  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite.  sporting, stumping a  wholosale dealers Tn  blasting apparatus.  and- black blasting powders,  caps and fuao, and elootrlo  SASH  JQ-ELSON.SAW  AND DOORS.  We  STRAGHAN  BROTHERS  PLUMBING  AU'plumbing is not alike.    See our goods.  Same price as other dealers and  20 per cent Better.  PLUMBERS.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.                        NELSON, B. O  AND PLANING MILLS.  LIMITED-Corner Front and Hall streots,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  ln sash and doorsj all kinds of factory work made  to order.  ~ WINES AND CIGARS.        ~  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED-Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (oase and balk,  and dntnnaMo and tamarind clears.  REILEY & BENOY  SUCCESSORS TO H. D. ASHCROFT)      ,  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD   WORIW.0  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.  iclal attention given to all kinds of repairing  custom work from cvuride points.  Heavy  and custom work from cvuride points,  bolts mado to order on shoi ( notice.  P.  J. RUSSELL  Buyer and Exporter of  RAW   FURS  Highest Prices  Prompt Returns  Fair Assortment  Ship by Kxproaa.   NELSON, B. C.  MUSIC.  Mrs. D. B. Murray, graduate In vocal and Instrumental music, is now proparcd to receive.  pupils for instruction in voico culture, Italian  method, also piano and organ.   *  For terms' and further particulars apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, corner Josephine and  vamon. street).  Home Grown  Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Roses, Shrubs  Vines, Bulbs, Hedgo Plants and Seeds,  Extra ohoioe stock of Peach, Apr'cot, Plum.  Cherry 'and Pruno' Trees.   Now importation of  first-class Rhododendrons, Roses, Cliniatus, Bay   .  Trees, Hollies, etc.  80,000 to choose from. No ngonts or commission to pay. No f umigat ion or inspection charges.  Greenhouse plants, agricultural implements, fertilizers, beo supplies,/ etc, Largest and most  complote stock in tho provinco. Send for catalogue bofore placing your orders.  Address  ^. J. PRY, Vancouver, B. C.  Whits Labor Only. 7A7. -7y  Tffir-ttHBB**8^  BANK OF IMTBBAL  OAPITAIi, aU paid up....$12,000,000.00  KHST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummorid Vico-President  E. S. Clouston '. .....General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) Nkw York,  Omicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exohange and Cable  Orant Commercial  and  Travolors'   Credits,  available In any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  " CORHKNT RATK OP INTBRK8T PAID.  TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE.  WEDNESDAY'S   QUOTATIONS. ,  stook.                                     Asked. Bid.  B. C. Gold Fields .....$    * 3. 9    2J  Black Tall         Hi. 91  Brandon & Golden Crown          8 .4  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate...         it 7  Cariboo (McKinney)        38 35  Cariboo Hydraulic      1 ��J 1 52  Cont.ro  8tar     1 01 1 00  Crow's Nest Pass Coal....    70 0*1    70 00  California.. .":          �� 4J  Doer  TraU   Consolidated...          .3 2*  Evening Star  ���......         8  - 5  Golden Star .*....          3J 2J  "* Fairview Corporation.....      ���  .3 2  Giant...         i_ 3}  Granby  Smelter ;.*...'        47 43  Iron Mask.         40 35J  Jim Blaino          it , 4  Knob Hill ....f        ��0 45  Montreal & London          oh   . 31  Murning  Glory          8 0  Morrison      ." fl 8  Mountain Lion         40 15  Noble Five          4 23  North Star .'.        85 78J  Old Ironsides.... ..'         85 78  Olive -     12 10  Payno        451 414  Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated...        2!) 2*  Ropublfc ..'...         42} 42  Slocan Sovereign          (!J JI  Virtuo: ;���...'         2(i 2f>  War Eagle Consolidated         4 i 40  -Waterloo...*.*. *..* ...'.....         3J 21  White Boar           4 3]  Winnipeg           7* 4  Sullivan        14 121  SALES.  500 Whito Bear  3}  1O0O White Boar  38  50(1 Hammond Iteef  14  500 Hammond Roof  11  20U0 Payno  Ill  WOO Golden Star  31  2300 California  fl  1S02 Fairview '  3  AMERICA CANT GOVERN ITSELF.  Bernard Shaw in New York Journal.  CTlie most important step the  world can take iu the twentieth  century will be the partition of the  United States by the Eu/opean  powers, with ti view to the reform  of-its local government. The whole  thing is a scandal, no doubt of it.  You Americans cannot govern-)  Why not call in a people who can Y  All Americans confess it when they  come over here. All our people  notice it when they-go over, there.  Jtn politics, especially local politics,  which'ar.e. the local politics of,a  nation, you have failed. Your  methods are foolish. You have-not  got so far even' as. printing your  agenda, f- ..You have -.no civil and  municipal service���nothing but  salary lists to buy votes withj The  Spaniards blush when your system  is described to..the'in*, though every,  Spanish ofiicial has his salary stolen  by the nian above him, and lives by  ' stealing the salary of the man below  "him.:-''-'./;;       "V':.-':.''' -��� -r: -:' :'���.'���'  I, can't understand it;* the Americans seem to spend their liveswon-  dering what the English think of  them. Whilst they are wondering  = my worthy countrymen the Irish  run the political machine for their  own benefit. Are the English local  -,- authorities less corrupt? Oh, much  less. In' the first place they are  "stick  "tlie  ^cohserva'tiveT==Tir^'~_stick to  ways of the seventh century; consequently their little jobs are only  quaint old customs, costing the  ratepayers very little. The American is much cleverer aud closer up  to date. fX Tammany boss scoops  in a million where a I^ondon- alderman of no greater natural integrity  would get a knighthood and a . few  pounds' worth of champagne and  turtle soupjj You can't ba too  clever to govern, but you can be too  individualistic to care a rap for  your ward, or your state, or your  union provided you are making  your own pile.  But you ask whether I seriously  think it would be a good thing for  the world if the European powers  invaded and conquered America.  Who talks of invading and conquering ? /"Nobody can conquer  America, not even it own government���if you can call a thing a  government which every railway  king or mammoth pigsticker can  bully or buy, and every lynching  mob defy. No; what I contemplate  is a movement on the part of respectable, public-spirited Aujeri-  pans to ask an European coiumjssjon  $0 take a contract for governing the  United States^) Why not? Here  \n London we have a new underground railway called the twopenny tube. We recognized that  the Americans could construct it  better than we, and we gave them  the contract. (Why should you not  recognize that we govern better  than you, and pay us to do it  for you ?(  ("When a system is rotted by doctrinaire democracy and establishes  a universal boodle in the name of  Liberty, it always evolves a dictatorship as a remedy.   This has hap:  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  with wirrcn is amalgamated  THE  BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,      -     -     -     $8,000,000  Reserve Fund,       -     -     -     -  $2,000,000  ACGRECATE RESOURCES OVER 365,000,000.  IAL MK  of   C-a��:n\a.:d.a-  HEAD   OFFICE. TORONTO.  Hon. Ceo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kllgour,   .      Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Street, El. O.  New York  Office, 10   Exchange   Place.  and 05 Branches in Canada and tho  I'nitcd Statos.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on  deposits.   Present rate  three nor cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  pened in America. You give your  mayors a personal power that no  Englishman is trusted with./ Sometimes it happens' accidentally that  the mayor is a good man and a big  man. He,gives the paid jobs to the  ward politicians, who run the voting machine for liim; but he throws  the real public work on public-  spirited men who can afford to do  it for nothing, by creating honorary  posts for them. Then he goes  ahead and astonishes Englishmen  by doing things iii a year that  would take a London borough council half a century!  Those Napoleonic mayors are the  triumphs of your civic life; but they  don't belong to the system. They  are purple patches of autocracy, inspired by socialism, on a huge tarpaulin of democracy demoralized  by individualism. There are not  enough of them to save you. J" You  must begin the work of reformation by abolishing the American  constitution, that foolish, obsolete  and obstructive document which  destroys life, persecutes liberty aiid  makes the pursuit of happiness a  chase after other people's dollars/  You can take your choice of powers  to carry on the reformation. You  might request the St. Pancras  Borough Council, of which I am a  member, to form a Uuited States  government board by taking ten  members of its own body and co-operating five members of the Fabian  Society. Or, if you prefer, something republican, try Switzerland.  The Zurich Town Council would do  it, for a consideration. After all,  Europe takes an interest in the  United States and is- anxious to  help you.  By all means, govern yourselves  ���if'you can. So far the facts go  to show that you can't. However,  perhaps you have not really tried.  Some of you think that the government that is best is the one that  governs least. Well, you've got it;  -there's no denying that. I don'fc.  say that it has not its points;.it  suits some people. Mr. Rockefeller  does not complain of it. Mr. Croker  keeps up his spirits under it. My  countrymen who Hboss the wards  thrive on it. Oh,7 yes, it has its  points.... If .you like it, keep it. If  you ddnt't like it, reform it. If  you can't''reform it, hand the job  over to Europe. As for. me, the  localpolitics of. Sfc. Pancras claim  my undivided attention.  ' Lively Scrimmage With Burglars.  --Fabmington, Michigan, March  13.^Four hundred men<j and boys  had a pitched battle this afternoon,  =in=-which=;=over-=a=thousand=Tshots=  were exchanged with three burglars  who .were hiding in a patch of  woods three miles west of the village. After a desperate resistance  the men showed a white Hag from  behind their, cover and .when the  posse swarmed in upon them it was  NELSON    BUSINESS  COLLEGE  . - - -      *     - j  Romovcd to Cornor of Ward and Baker Streets.  Capital  Rest  $2,600,000  $1,725,000  H. S. HOWLAND President.  D. It. WILKIK Oeneral Manager.  K. HAY Inspector.  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THK   OUUKKN'T   KATK   OV    I.\'TKKKST   AI.I.OWKI).  _ Day and Night Classes in Session.  remqvedT     "  The ofllce of the Arlington Mine of  Erie, B. C, and Hastings (British  Columbia) Exploration Syndicate,  Limited, are now in room 9,  K.-W.-C. Block.  H. E. T. HAULTAIN, Manager.  Notice of Application to Transfer a  License.  Notice is herehy given that I intend to apply at  tho noxt sitting of tho Board of License Commissioners of the City of Nelson for permission  to transfer njy retail liquor license for the premises situate on the south end of Lot 1, Block (i. in  the City qf Nelson, and known as the Manhattan  saloon, To Charles H. Ink and Sicjjcl Boyd.  CHARLES A. WATERMAN.  Dated at Nolson, B,C��� this 15th day of February, 1901.  Witness: Arthur K. Vaughan.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stkvenson, or to any person or por-  ��� sons to whom he mar have transferred his  interest in tho Lila minoral claim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You are hereby notiflod that I have exponded  tho sum of Ono Hundred and Fif f.y-Scvon Dollars  in labor and improvements   upon   tho above  mentioned minoral claim, in ordor to hold said  mineral claim undor tlio   provisions   of   the  Mineral Act, and if within ninety days from tho  dato of this notice you fail or ref ufc to contribute  your proportion of such expenditure, together  with all costs of advertising, your interest in paid  claim will become the property of the subscriber,  under section four of an Act entitled "An Act to  Amend the Mineral Aot; 1800/' ������������  -     DANIEL  HERB,  Dated this 12th day of February, MM,  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  found that all three were badly  wounded., They gave their names  as George Smith, John Taylor and  Jim Williamson and their residence  as Port Huron. Williamson had  been shot through the back, head  and one elbow. Smith was wounded  in the back and legs and Taylor in  the face and legs. The trio were  handcuffed and brought to the- village, where their . wounds were  dressed. A large crowd made such  threatening demonstrations after  the men's capture that the officers  removed their prisoners to the. jail  at Pontiac.  .  Tackled the Paymaster.  Manila," March 13.���Paymaster  major Pickett, with $75,000 in gold  and an escort of ten mounted men  from company D of the Sixteenth  regular infantry, was attacked by a  party of thirty bandits on the road  between Bayonbong and Echague,  in the province of Nueva Viscaya.  A hard fight ensued and the robbers were routed. The funds were  saved. Corporal Hocker was killed  and a private was wounded.  . Steamer Overdue.  .St. Johns, Newfoundland, March  13.���The Furness-Allan liner Ul-  unda, captain Chambers, which left  Liverpool February 23rd for St.  Johns has not arrived, and it is  feared some accident has befallen  her. - r  V SHERIFFS SALE.  Province of British Columbia, Nelson, Wost  Kootenay, to-wit:  By .virtue of several writs of Fieri Facias issued  out of tho supreme court of British Columbia at  the suit of McC'allum & Co., H. Byers & Co;* and  John Choldilch & Co, plaintifi's, and by virtue of  warrants of execution issued out of the county  court of Kootenay, holden at Nelson, at. the suitof  A. York & Co. and the Brackman & Ker Milling  Company, Limited, plaintill's, and to me directed  against the goods and 'chattels of the Chapleau  Consolidated Gold Mining Company, Limited,  defendant, I have seined and taken in execution  all (he right, title and interest of the said defendant, tlio Chapleau Consolidated Gold Mining  Company, Limited, in a tramway and fixtures, a  ten-stamp mill and machinery, assay olllce sup-  pl'cs and furniture, groceries, bools and shoes,  inen'sfurnishings, octagon steel, bedsteads, stoves,  blankets, mattresses, oflico furniture horses,,  wagon, hay, oats, harness, pumps, lumber, houso  furniture, blacksmith's tools, and other goods, to  recover tho sum of ten thousand one-hundred  and seventeen dollars and. ninety-eight cents,  amount of said executions, besides sheriff's  poundage, officers'fees, and all other legal incidental expenses; all of which 1 shall expose for  saleor sufficient thereof to satisfy said j udgments,  debt, and costs at my office, next to tho court  house, in the City of Nelson, on Thursday,. the  fourteenth day of March, A;D. 1!)01, at the hour  of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  . All the above named goods and chattels aro  now situate upon the mine and mill site of the  ChapJeau Consolidated Gold Mining Company,  Limited, and an inventory of the same, may be  seen at my office on Monday, the 11th March,  11101, and subsequently until the day of sale.  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to interest and title of said defendant  company. .  S. P. TUCK, Sheriff of South Kootonay.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, the 7th day March, 11)01.  k       NOTICE.  Tlio above sale has been postponed until Mon-  day,='the=-25th'day=of=March=lG01r"atrthesaiiic-  placo and hour. - S. P. TUCK,  Sheriff of South Kootonay.  BOARD   OF   HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of  Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  All passengers arriving at the City of Nolson  from all points east of the Kootenay River will  bo required to furnish the inspector or ofilcer in  charge of tho carrying out ot theso regulations  with a certificate from the health olllcer-of tho'  city or town from which he or sho has loft, containing the following particulars:  1. (a) That lie or she has not boen in any placo  or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That ho or she lias not llved.in any place  or building which lies dangerously near any infected building or district.  (c) Tliat he or she has been successfully vaccinated since January, 1901.  2. If tho inspector believes that any porson is  infocted, or that his or hor clothing or othor  effects contain infection the inspector shall detain such personam! hisor her clothing and effects  asaforcsald, until the period of incubation is over,  and such person and his or her clothing and other  effects shall be at once disinfected.  3. If he only suspects that any person on board,  or the effects of any such person havo been cx-  Eosed to infection,.- ho shall notify tho medical  ealth officer of the locality to which the person  is going to meet the train qr boat, and la kcop the  person thereafter under observation,  4. In the event of any passenger bringing any  baggage (hand or otherwise) or whether tho samo  shall be forwarded by express, the foUowi.ig  certificate may also he required from tho health  officer of tho town or city aforosaid j  (a) That the said baggago (hero give a full  description of said baggago so that there can be  no question as to identification) lias not been in  any placo or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That tlie said baggage has not been stored  or used in any placo or building which lios dangerously rioar to any infected building or district.  5. All railway and steamboat companies must  strictly adhere to the following regulations:  (a) All mail and baggage from poin's above  mentioned destined for the City of Nelson, on or  before leaving the last point of call[on Kootenay  River must furnish the inspector or officer in  charge of the carrying out of these regulations,  with a certificate from the health officer of such  points where fumigation takes place. that samo  has been done.  (b) All cars or steamboats on which havo  been discovered infected persons, baggago or  mail, will not be permitted to again convey passengers, baggage, etc., into the City of Nolson  until disinfected and fumigated 'to tho satisfaction of the medical health officer of this city.  (c) No Indians shall bo allowed to land in tho  City of Nelson under any conditions.  This proclamation goes into effect immediately.  FRANK FLETCHER,  Mayor of the City of Nelson.  D. LABAU,  Medical Health Officer,  Nolson, B. C, Marcfo 2nej. V��l,  J^',^% 2^i^ ^^^^ J^i^% J;^^^ ^��^^ ^^^^ ��^��^ ^^  '^���>^>cz3''^'c^'a3'a^''^'a3'^'a3��az3>a3''^'cz3��^  _^-Z <^Sl<^JL ^Z_^l _^1<^U<^Z^1 ^JL^l^l^ ��� ^'^ ���V=5! ��� <=}  ^SX  sss\  "-.Tfcl  ���? ^^ST" ^^^2S^ ^^S^ ^'���S^ ���^$5^ ���^��5^ ��^��^ $^ ^h<  1901  J\\e First Year of t\\e Twentietlj 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 jewelery,  ALL WATCH REPAIRING GUARANTEED  Come with us for this spring and see what  we can do for you. In the meantime we extend our hearty invitation to you all to inspect our beautiful lines of up-to-date goods.  MAIL ORDERS RECEIVE OUR PROMPT  .AND CAREFUL ATTENTION  \'r\  ZDcrsriEiR,  m  -���"-Ji-sl  ',-'��. I  The Jeweler, Nelson, B. C;  ��^��^'c^��(^,^��^j^o^,^o^'^��^o^��(^oi^'<::^'^^'^-  ^V^^ ��,ca> "t^ ��^C5i<i<ia "^ca, ��ts�� "^c^ '*v^ ��� ,lc^ '^ca, ��t^ o,C2i g,cs�� ���'!t^��<s^**,:=i'  .^.t^,.*cv ^=v ^ V^^^^ *^^^^^^ k^!e^ Sc^l=^ ^^<^ kr^ $7  M  if  Compound  Syrup...  OF WHITE PIKE AND TAR  WILL CURE YOUR COLD.  tyemenjber the new stand   at Corner of Ward  arid Baker Strosts.  COME AND SEK  US.  Canada Drag & Book Co.  Limited.  A FULL LINE OF  . Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and.coast..  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds,  U WHAT TOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAKE IT FOB TOU  CALL AND GfiT PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  HALT. AND LAKE STHKET8. NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  Q  COKNEROF  HKNDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  RouglrancL_  ^^Uressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pino Lumber Always in  StocH.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd,  H. E. T. HAULTAIN, C-E.  MINING  ENGINEER  OFFIOR-8. !), 10,  K.-W.-C. Mock  NELSON  ESTATE OF FRANK S. CAMPBELL.  In the matter of the Estate of Frank S. Campbell, late of the City of Nelson in tho Province  of British Columbia, deceased.  Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the "Trustees and Executors Act" of tho revised statutes  of tlio Provinco of British Columbia, 1S!)7, Cap.  187, to all creditors and othnr.s having claims  against the estate of tho said Frank S. Campbell,  who died on or about the 23rd day of December,  A. I). 1(100, to send by post prepaid or dclivored  to Messrs. Galliher & Wilson of the said city of  Nelson, solicitors foi Glenn M. Benny, tho administrator of tho personal estate and oll'eots of tho  said deceased, or to the said Glenn M, Bonny of  the town of Sirdar in the province of British  Columbia, their Christian and surnamos, ad-  drosses, descriptions and full particulars of tlioir  claims, statement of their accounts and the nature of the seourlty. if any, held by them, on or  beforo the 1st day of April, A. D. 1901.  And further take notieo that aftor suoh last-  mentioned dale tho said administrator will pro-  ceod to distribute tho aBsota oi tho deceased to  tlie parties entitled thereto, having regard only  to the claims of which ho shall thon havo notice  The said administrator will not bo llablo for tho  paid assets or any part thereof to any person or  Eoi'HOna of whoso claims notice shall not havo  oen received by him at tho timo of such distribution. GAIiMHKR & WILSON,  Solicitors for   Glonn M. Bonny, administrator  for Frank 8. Cauipboll, doooasod  Datod this 2fitt\ day Qf V'ebruary, 1901,  $500 in Prizes  The census of Canada will bo taken in-April, and the population of the several incorporated cities will be known a short  time afterwards. The Tribune jmblishes 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 a large number of people in Kootenay  and Yale are about to renew subscriptions for newspapers for the  year. In order to make ifc an object for all these people to patronize The. 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This offer holds good until the 1st of April, 1901.  ixxxxzxxzxizxxxzxxzzixxzzzzxzizzzzzxzxjazzzzzxzxzjxxizxxizzzzzixxJizixzziizzxzzxxzxxzxzzzxizxxxxxxi:  IV|0RRIS0N & CALDWELL  GROCERIES  AND  PROVISIONS  OUR LEADERS-  The well-known Newdale Creamery Butter  In all sized 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.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION-Tho regular meeting of the Laundry Workers' Union  is held the last Friday in every month at the  Minors' Union Hall at 8 o'clock Hharp. Mm  Marshall, prosident; C. Larsen, secretary.  ELSON    SOCIALISTIC    EDUCATIONAL,  CLUB meets every Sunday at 3 o'clock p.m.  in tho Miners' Union Hall.  A cordial invitation  is extended to every ono to come and lako pari'  in discussions.   John Roberts, secretary.  ELSON MINERS' UNION NO. !��, W. F. U  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootonay streets, every  Saturday ovoning at 8 o'clock.   Visiting mem  ���  bers wolcome. M. K. Mo watt, Prosident. - Jamo  Wilkes,   Socrotary.     Union.-Scai.k oir Wagkb ���  for Nki.son    District���Per   shift, . machine   ,  men, $3.50: hammcrsnicn miners, $3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovolers and othor underground labor-   '  ers, $3 00. .        '  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regular meetings of tho Nolson Trades and Labor   ;  Council will be held in tho miners' union hall,   ^  C. I\ R. building,  corner Baker and Stanloy  streets, on tho flrst and third Thursday of each   "  month, at  S p,  m.   C'J.' Clayton,   President.   -  A. T. Curie, Secretary. * **      >  THB regular meetings of tho Carponters' Union   ;  aro Held on  Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall corner  Victoria   and   Kootenay streets.   Cha'lcs  Clayton, Presidont.   John MeLeod, Secretary.    ".  ARBKRS' UNION.-Nelson Union." No. 196, of'  .���;, tho International Journeymen.- Barber s Un  ion of America, meets every first and third Monday of oach month in Minor's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootonay streets, 'at 8:30 p.m:  sharp. Visiting ' brothers cordially invited to  attend. II. McMahon, president; J. H. Mai ho  son. secretary-treasurer; j. C. Gardner, recording  secretary.  LABORKRS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' I'ro  toctivo Union. No. 8121, A. F. of L., moets In  Miners' Union hall, C. IV R. block,-.corner of  I-dikcr and Stanley streets, every Monday ovoning  at 7:30 p.m. shnrp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend.  A.-.*.T.'Curio,* President. John Roberts, . re-"  cording secretary.  NELSON PAINTKUS' UNION-The rogular.  mooting of tho   Painters'  Union  Is held*  tho first and third Fridays in each month at Minors' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.   J. H. MUlward,  President; Will J. Hatch, Secretary.  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION���Regular  meetings every Tuesday evening at 8-30  oclock, in Minors'Union Hall,'corner of Baker  and Stanloy street*.-. : Visting brethren cordially  invited. Chris. Luft, president; H. Sinclser, financial and recording secretary."- *���:���;��� ���������:-'-;���-*-  PLA8TERBRS' UNION���Tho O. P. I. A. No.  172, meets every Monday evening in the  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streots, at  8 o'olock. J. D. Mover, oresident; William  Vice, secrotary, P. O. Box GIG.  A  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. V.tcA. M  Meets second Wednesday ln eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS-Nolson Lodge, No  - =25,-KnIghts of=Pythiasrmeeta ln=IfO.=0. F.Hall, oorner Bakor and Kootonay streets, over.'  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting Kolehts  oordlally Invited to attend. II. M. Vincent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S. *  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, IC. O, T. M.���  Hold their regular meetings on the first and  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting. Sir  Knights are cordially invited la al tend. O. A.  Brown, R. IC; A. AV. Purely, Com.; R. J. Steel.  I). S. C. ���  NELSON L. O. L.. No. 1W2. moots ln L O. O. F.  Hall, corner Bakor aud Kootonay streoto,  lat and 3rd Friday of each month. Visitlug  brethern cordially Invited. W. W. Bradley, w  M , A. Minty, Recording-Soorotary.  Morrison & Caldwell, Baker Street, Nelson  NELSON  LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby pit-en that'David Church of  Erie has made application under tho provision-)  of the "I.I(|iior Ltocnou Act, l'JOO," for an hotol  licence for the B.C. Hotel at Erie, and thiita  meeting of the Board of Licenco Commissioners  will be field to consider such application at the  court home, at the city of Nelson, on Thursday,  tlui fourteenth day of March, 1!��01 al the hour of  olcvon o'clock in the forenoon.  W. II. BULLOCK-WKHSTKR  Chief Licenco Inspector.  Chief Constable's Ofllco, Nelson, II. C.  27th February. HI01.   NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To Gko. H. La.mmbks, J. K. Cka.vston, or to  any person or persons to whom he may ha\o  transferred his interest in the Harvey Joy  mineral claim, at Morning Mountain, Nelson  Mining Division.  You arc hereby notified that I have oxpended  One Hundred Dollars In laborand improvement:!  upon tho abovo mentioned mineral claim, in  order to hold said mineral claim under tho  provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within  ninety days from the date of this nolico you f.ul  or refuse to contribute your proportion of such  expenditure, together with all costs ot advertising, your interestin said claim will become the  proporty of the subscriber, under section four of  an Acl entitled "An Acl to Amond tho Mineral  Act, l'JOO." SILAS H. CROSS.  Dated this 12th day of Decembor, 1900.  NOTICE.  To ��� Contractors and Builders.���Ou and alter  March Uth, 1001. journoymon plasterers' wage*  will bo Sti.00 per day of eight hours. By ordor of  local Union No. 172, O.P.l.A. -   *   '   "  J. D. MOVER, Presidont,  W   Vick, Secretary.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART Sc CARRIE���Arohltecta.   Rooi  and 8 Aberdeen blook. Baker atcsefc, Nal  a- m  '��� ^1  >:m  -y f\  V-3��l  sm  .,i-s&l  f'-^X  ; A-_  ��'\\  *:M  ���ml  * -1'V.  ^~fic$X  . ._. ^ -*��� I  7r^\  - V&  ���-?  . _-.%  ma THE'TRIBUNE ��� tfELSONHB'C. THURSDAY MABCH; 14 ;i9pir  We cany in stock a full lire of Assayers' and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot b^e^jjed  and  our  prices  are   reasonable.".i.-"'-"*"-'��� '���'���'���-"-'"'��� --^~~���=���"^-^  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.  VICTORIA   BLOCK  NELSON,   B, C.  THE  ��'  Mansfield Manufacturing Co.  nelson, b, c.  Tp-^=2i -  Builders and  Contractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Briek &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance  of the patronage which you have 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 produets, and next season we shall be in a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates.  Vfe 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 in 1899 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 Manufacturing- Company.  Successors to  .   The West Kootenay Brick <S Lime Co., Ltd  ���m  tsm  I'  :  V  CHEESE ..  . Perhaps you did not know,  but we want you to learn  now and remember that  we make a feature of  cheese of all kinds.  MacLaren's Imperial In all Sizes.  MacLaren's Roquefort.  Imported Swiss.  Also the Finest Canadian Cream.  li'    -  to ���  Xi.'  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  -Telephone^lO Kf^^^C^Bakei^SjbKe&t  The Nelson Clothing House  ir  I'"  I  .. Great Slaughter Sale..  FROM 10 TO 25% DISCOUNT FOR THE  NEXT THIRTY DAYS.  In order to mako room for Spring Goods, I have decided to sell for Uio next, thirty days all  crtadfl In stock at irrently reduced prices. All heavy goods away down, cost not considered, ana m  KligWtS'SSWiIW{8.Hati and Caps, and Hoots and Shoes I will give from 10 to 2, por cent.  diReonnt and all Rubber Good* at cost. Now is tho chance to partake of tho best bargains ovor  offered in tbo Kootonays. My stock is all new and uji-to-dato and tlie sale is genuine, so now avail  yourself of tho best opportunity to get good goods at loss than wholesalo prices,   lteuicmber this is  for only 30 days. ____.^__  J.  A.   GIMCBR,   Proprietor.  MURALO  MURALO  warn  As housecleaning will soon be the order of the day we would  invite your attention to our stock of PAINTS and VARNISHES.  For 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.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  THE TREMONT HOTEL  i  '**'r.vtJ^ tit*-'- ��'���V^^IK^w-n^-*?.1*'���      -   .~._.*'.c  . _^u_^_*..  O  BlfBES  <fe   OO  USTIELSOIET  KA3LO  S^.3Sr3D03Sr  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES ���SM  No city in British Columbia can  boast of betterhotelaccommodation  than can Nelson, and iu almost  every instance the men who are  now conducting its hotels are men  who in one way or another were  pi'ominently identified with the  early history of the city. Herewith  is given au illustration of 'The!  Tremont, one of the earliest hotels  now in business. This hotel had its  beginning in a small frame building,  comprising some fourteen rooms,  which was built upon  the  present  site by John J. Malone aud James  Clarke in the spriug of 1891. The  new house was running bub a few  weeks when the Clarke interest  was acquired by A. Tregillus,' since  which time the. business has been  conducted by the firm of Malone <fc  Tregillus. Additions were made to  the hotel building from time to  time until iu 1S99 the present handsome brick premises were erected,  These give The Tremont accommodations for fif ty guests; and thei  popularity of the house is such that  its accommodation is taxed to the  utmost.  CITY LOOAL NEWS  Born, in Nelsou on March 12th, to  the wife of Alfred Mansou of Mill  street, a son.  Born, at Kaslo on Tuesday, to  Mrs. Cuttler, wife of Ira Guttler,  purser of the steamer Kokanee,  twins, boys.  "Bill" Herring, the city pound-  keeper is on the war path and will  strictly enforce the dog ordinance.  Dogs without tags will not be  allowed to run at large after Friday.  Messrs. Charles A. Waterman &  Co. will sell by auction, on Saturday, afternoon at 2 o'clock, the  whole of the household furniture  and effects of T. .W. Snowden at his  residence corner of Ward and Robson streets.  George Gooderow of Crawford  Bay, who is charged with assault  and who will come before magistrate Crease this afternoon, was  brought to the provincial jail  last evening. In the niixup Good-  erow's face was badly pounded.  "3?he C. P. R. officials who have so  long occupied the frame building  on west Baker stieet were busy  yesterday in moving to their new  apartments on the second floor of  the union depot. They expect to  get down to business again todajv  -The work on the improvements  to the Phair hotel were started yesterday when the excavators commenced work. The contract has  been let to L. W. Kirbs and will be  done under the supervision of architect L. J. Forde. . The excavating  may be sublet to William McLeans  J. E. Gibsou of Bennington, Vermont and, K.J.JIoImanloOlpokaue.  directors of: the company control  ling the Hewitt mine in the Slocan,  arrived in the city last evening  after making a trip of inspection to  the property. They report that  the mine is looking well and regular shipments are being made.  Ib is expected that Mr. justice  Irving of Vancouver, before whom  the case pf Marino vs. Alexander et  al., which was tried in Nelson two  weeks ago, and Who reserved judgment, will give his decision shortly.  He has written to registrar Simpkins for further manuscript of the  evidence, and it was forwarded to  him two days ago.  With the abatement of tho heavy  rush of freight over the C. P.'R.  lines, tho barges are once more  brought to Nelson and unloaded at  the local wharf instead of at Procter. The Balfour extension has not  wholly been abandoned, as a few  cars are being brought over it daily.  Tn case of another rush it will again  be transferred at Procter.  A. H. Gracey, the managing director of the Imperial Development  Syndicate, left last evening.for the  Imperial, Eva and Challa groups in.  the Lardeau district. Mr. Gracey  expects to be away about two  weeks, during which time he will  lay out the plan of the work that  is to be carried out during the next  two months.  Yesterday Fred Irvine received a  letter from William Irvine, who  has been in the east for some time,  stating that the latter would be in  Toronto today or tomorrow and  that he would leave for the west  in about a week. Mr. Irvine has  purchased a large stock of spriug  arid summer goods, a quantity of  which have already arrived. Mr.  Irvine also stated in his letter that  many large orders from the west  wero being filled by eastern firms.  The regular monthly meeting of  the board of trade will be held at S  o'clock this evening at the board  rooms. The most important  question under' consideration will  be the present lead, difficulty. A  resolution has already been drafted  , by a special committee, recommending that a .delegation be sent to  interview the government concerning the erection ot a refinery.  With the approach of spring and  fine weather the quoit enthusiasts  of the city are talking of reorganization. It is expected that a meeting will be held shortly to consider  the matter. Some of the club members have.suggested that, tlie >club  purchase a. lob ifnd erect a frame  building,, so tliat games may be  conducted no matter what condition the weather may be in.  W. R. Brigstocke, a mining engineer of this city, has prepared for  T. G. Procter a long and extensive  report on the Alice mine near Creston, which will be "presented to the  directors of the York and Lancaster"  Company, Manchester, England,  which controls the property^ Mr.  Brigstocke left yesterday morning  for the Ymir mine, where he will  have charge of the cyanide, plant.  Grand chancellor Brown and A.  M. Graves, who is also an .officer of  the grand lodge of British Columbia of the Knights of Pythias, both  of Kamloops, were the guests of the  members of the local lodge at the  meeting held at Fraternity hall  last evening. After a short secret  session the large number in attend-  Sole Agents for t\\e Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TELEPHONE & . Storo, Cornor Bakor iukI Josophlno Sti cob  streets should be graded or new  sidewalks laid. In speaking of the  proposed transfer of tho Nelson  schools Mr. Johnstone said it was  almost certain that the change  would be followed by an immediate  increase in the salaries of the  teachers employed, and upon the  old basis of a government, grant of  $10 per capita, the trustees estimated that the immediate cost for  maintenance would impose a burden  of some $4000 upon the corporation  under the head of education.  Glad to Get Back,  A laborer by the name of Hill,  or who is better known among the  police aud at the provincial jail as  "The Tramp," has .again got himself into trouble and will bo locked  up and carefully cared for until tlie  warm months of summer. Yesterday, while slightly under the influence of liquor ho became boisterous  on Baker street near the Bank of  Commerce. When the police went  to arrest him he put up a good  fight, as he thought if he went  along quietly his sentence would  not extend to the warm weather.  The police hailed the first -wagon  that passed,the prisoner was thrown  in and hurried away to the city  lockup. The prisoner says ho has  been in nearly every jail in the  Kootenays and he was quite put  out when he was set free from the  provincial jail here a few days ago.  �� PERSONAL.  anee were entertained at an infoi  mal banquet.   Messrs.  Brown and  Graves leave for home this morning.  From word that has been received  through press, dispatches it is  expected that Canada will be called  upon to raise another contingent  for servics in South Africa. Lieut.  Beer, who was the recruiting officer  for tlie last contingent, has already  received six applications from  young men of this city. As a large  number have already beeu accepted  from Nelson it is probable tliat the  majority of the men taken under  this call will be from the Boundary.  It is said tliat the negotiations  bebwepn the English company and  the Venus Gold Mining Company  for the Venus property on Morning  mountain have fallen through.  The engineer who was to-'-'report  ou the property came as far as  Spokane but'had to return owing  to the extreme illness of his wife.  Other parties are after the property  and there is little doubt that a deal  will be made in the near future.  No work is being done on the  property at present.  Trustee Wants a Free Hand.  George Johnstone, 'o��;th'e present  Nelson school board, does not take  kindly to the suggestion which has  been made, that when the city  takes over tlie management of the  public schools the proposed expenditures of the school trustees be subject, to the revision of the city  council. Trustee Johnstone holds  that adequate educational facilities  are of first importance to the well-  being of a city, and that for this  reason the school trustees should  not be required to trim down their  estimates in   order   that outlying-  W. J. Devitt, constable at Trail,  was in the city yesterday.  '_ John F. Burne and F. W. Simpson o�� Ymir are in (he city.  D. Black of Spokane and E,  E.  Polly of Three Forks are at the I'hair.  Joseph O'Brien of Kaslo and John  MeLeod of Pilot Bay aro at the Madden House.  H. L. FiFe of Slocan and T. R.  Robertson of Kaslo aro registered at tho Queen's.  Alexander  Sharp    of   Rossland,  John Love of Winnipeg, and John Brann of Spo-  kano aro at the Hume.  Superintendent Downie, in company with resident engineer Gutellus, left yesterday for a trip over the line in the Slocan.  F. Thatcher of Grand Forks, who  was engaged on the construction of the Pyritic  smelter at that place, arrived in tho city yesterday.  Archibald Dick,  provincial  mine  inspoc'or, who has made a visit to the St. TCugenc,  North Star and Sullivan, roturned lo tho city  last ovening.   BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply The Royal  Bank of Canada.  To let���Furnished rooms  noy blook.   Apply Miss Garrett.  Go to the Old -Curiosity  you want to buy or sell anything.  Hack   calls left' at   the  Transfer  barn  on Vernon stroot.  call 35. ;   For   Rent���Two-room  house  Youp Parlor  MAY BE DECKED WITH THE  MOST   BEAUTIFUL  FURNITURE   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  GHOOTC1UKS AND CROCKKUY.  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  jj��sixixixxxiixxiiiisxissiiiiiiiiirixrxixiixxixxiiii):i5����iniixinxi��sixiiiriixiixxixxxiixiixxniriixx��rxi  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block, NELSON, B. C.  L  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Pree-Mllllns Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.      ���  Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send samples of tliciV ore lo the  Kxchange for exhibition. \\ o desire to hear from all prospectors who have promising mineral  claims in British Columbia. , ,  Prospectors and mining men aro requested to mako the Kxchange their headquarters when  in Nolson.  All samples should be sent hy express,.Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited. '  Address all communications to .  Telephone  104  P. O. Box 700  ANDREW ,F.  ROSENBERGER,  .Nelson, B. C. \  xixixiiixxixxxixxxxxxixiXTxxxxxjxr-ixxxxrxxiixiiiixxrxtirxxrrxixixTxxxTtiiiixxrxiixxiiixxxixiiixtxxiixcuxxx  in Car-  Shop if  Pacific  Telephone  on  Apply Matheson & Graham's  Victoria street,  barbor shop.  Nelson     Employment     Agency,  ���Baker street, J. It Love. Help of all' kind  furnished.  For Rent.���Two fine offices centrally located. Apply to A. H. Buchanan, Bank  of Montreal.  Two large, 5#ell-furnished rooms  to lot. 1 and S JVIacdonald block, cornor Joso-  pliino and "Vornon.  Japan Tea of all kinds to suit  your taste Sun Cured, Spidor Leg, Pan Fired  in bulk or packages.   Kootenny Coll'ee Co.  To   rent���Three   rooms   and    a  kitchen, furnished. AU modern conveniences.  Rent low to a suitable party. Apply S, Tribune  olllco. .  For fresh candies, fruits, nuts, &c,  cigars and tobaccos of tho bef t brands, call at the  Bon Ton Confectionery, Bakor streot, Hiss A.  L. Klinkwitz.  Furnished Room to Let���Large  front room to lot: centrally located. Apply toM.  M. Fraser, Kust Victoria street, near cornor of  Hondryx.  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  nro selling at thirty conts per pound is giving  Uio best of satisfaction to our many customers.  Kootenay Coll'ee Co.   *;  Hotel for'Sale.���$7000. Best road  house in Kootenay. Well stocked and furnished.  $3000 cash, balance six months. Thorpe & Co.,  Limited, Nelson, B. C.  For Sale���Barber shop, fruit and  news stand. Closo to .steamboat landing and  station. Cheap. Satisfactory reason for leaving.  Apply T. Pinnlche, barber, Nakusp, B. C.  Western Canadian Employment  Ofllce���Male and female help of all kinds furnished free of charge. Victoria street, next, door  to Public Library.   Phone 270.   P. O. Box 711.  For Rent���House oh the  corner  of Front and Park streets. _p\\o rooms,  bath room, etc. Rent, including water, $25. Apply |.o 15. Kilby, next door to McBrlde's stables.  Copper, Copper, Copper. Copper  minos and prospects wanted. Send samples and  report to Tlio Prospectors' Exchange. Room 4,  K-W-C Block, Nelson, B.C. Phone 101. P.O.  box No. 700.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Toas in great variety, choicost quality.  Wo make a specialty of blending teas and sell  thorn in any quantity at lowoat rates. Kootonay  Coll'ee Co.  Gold,   Gold,   Gold.  Free   milling  gold mines and prospoc's wanted. Sond samples  and roport to Andrew F. Rosenberger, Room' 4,"  K-W-C Block, Nelson. Tclephono 104 P. O. box  No.700.  Auction Sale! REMOVAL  HOUSEHOLD  PUBNITURB.  Acting undor instructions from T. W. .1. Snowden, tho undersigned will offer for sale by pub'ic  auction on the promises, on the corner of Robson und Ward streets, on  SATURDAY,  MARCH 16tlb  at 2 p. m. Sharp.  Somo very desirable household furnituro and  eil'ects, consisting of handsome wicker clinirs,  center tables, biic-a-brnc, pictures, cushions,  rugs, portieres, bed-room sols, wardrobes, kitchen  utensils, garden tools, etc.  Goods on view on the morning of the salo.  Terms cash.  KOK I'UUTIIKU 1'AUTIOUr.AKS AI'I'l.V TO  Chas. /\. Waterman & Co.  AUCTIONEERS.  Olllccs:   11 and 15, K.-W.-C. Block.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  The Gait Coal office has been  removed to the Ward building, ou Baker street���two  doors west C. P. R. offices.  A full supply of Gait Coal  now on hand.  W. P. TIERNEY,  Telephone No. 205     General Agent.  STRATHCONAS  Are now on the market.   Give  \h e m==a=t.ri alr=M an ufact u red-by=  the  Nelson Cigar Factory.   '  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  J. Lovell Smith, Prop.  Victoria Street.  Nelson Tent and  Awning Factory  Ofllco on Bakor Street, west of Stanley Street  NKLSON.  O.W. West & Co.  COAL.!      WOOD I  Anthracito ..  Crow's Nest.  Blainnoro...  .��10.7f>  . B.1S  .    (i.75  Tents,   awnings,   and   all kinds  of canvas  goods  made  to order.  THEO MADSON, Proprietor  Baker Stroet, Nelson'  IDELrVESHIEir)  AGENTS IMPEIUAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No ordor can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash.  Office:   Corner of HaU        TELEPHONE  33.  and Baker Streets. ICUrnunc   oa.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  uitings  All the fashionable creations  in Spring and Summer wear  are included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FttED J. SQUIttK; Manager.-      '  ^1  ��� 1  i

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