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 ���-kxr  V  - ,':*35fel  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  ... ^a  7J&S  _**��1 '������i-ftjc  r* :'���*���  -&* **  NINTH YEAR  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  NELSON WHOLESALE'TRADE  BUSY    WEEK   AT   ALL  SLOGAN POINTS.  BUT  Smelter Troubles Materially Interfere  With Business,  but the Outlook Is Good.  Trail, Slocan City, Moyie, Cranbrook, Sholt and Columbia. They  did not do much in the Slocan.  Although they report trade generally as <iuiet, they' are hopeful of'  an early improvement and confident  that the wholesale houses of Nelsou  will hold their own against all  comers.  SCHOOL BILL 13 DISCUSSED  The BracMgf^^&MUling Com  ��� hanc|S^^'!Wro,i5:**^*aSi^   -'-  pany,  report a qu*  *=also  The volutfie of business done by  the   wholesale   houses   of    Nelson  during the past week "has been considerable and a decided improvement-as compared with the   preceding six   days.     February   and  March are usually very dull months  ���they comprise the between-season  term.     The winter trade is over  and   the spring business has not  fairly begun, but nevertheless it is  not too soon to speculate on the  outlook.    There is a brisk demand  for all classes of merchandise from  the 0 Boundary   country   and   also  from East Kootenay points, but the  falling off in- orders from the Slocan  is conspicuous. In the latter section  the closing down of' several mines  owing to smelter troubles and the  reducing of the working staff in  others has made merchants   very  cautious  in  placing  their   orders.  Goods      sent      out      to       these  points   during the   week were in  small- lots, and until  mining matters are   on   a   more   satisfactory  basis the Nelson wholesalers do not  look for .anything approaching the  old-time trade.. The Boundary and  East Kootenay are, however, making up the ��� deficiency.'   Goods are  sent frbm this point as far east as  Fernie and as far north as Revelstoke, and there is a well established trade with, the intermediate  towns and camps, ns will be observed from the appended list. The  Boundary trade promises to be very*/  ,  brisk,-ana*" as-tall' the .supplies;-go-  froin Nelson  the wholesale houses'  here'wiirbenefit by  the increased:  development of that growing section. ���  H. J./ Evans & Co. filled some  large orders during the week for  Phoenix,x Moyie, Robson and Ymir,  and also sent on some bills to Slocan City andl Ainsworth. They report business quiet.  The Kootenay Supply Company  had a busy week, filling orders for  Moyie, Cranbrook, Cascade City,  Grand Forks, Columbia, Phoenix,  Eholt, Greenwood, Kitchener, Pilot  Bay, Kaslo, Ymir, Robson, Sandon,  Whitewater, Sirdar and Trail. The  major portion of the goods went to  Boundary points.  The Nelson Saw & Planing Mill  ���company resumed operations at the  mill after a few months' close-down  on Thursday morning and wifch a  good boom of logs on hand for im-  - mediate useTind~manjnarge orders  ahead, are in shape for a busy  season. -The building trade is at  present dull, owing to the fact that  an open fall enabled operations to  be carried on later in the year than*  usual, and a severe opening of the.  hew year somewhat retarded work.  However, the outlook is very encouraging. Lumber was shipped  during the week!to Phoenix, Grand  Forks, Robson .7 and Ainsworth,  while the local demand was good.  A. Macdonald & Co. shipped during  the week to Cascade City, Eholt,  Summit, Sirdar,0 Fernie, Creston,  Rossland, Erie, Silverton and  Sandon. They; report business  generally quiet, especially in the  silver-lead regions. ; The existing  depression, the firm say, will probably continue as long as the.smelter  question remains unsettled. From  other points a brisk business may  be expected.  The California "Wine Company  had an average week's business to  report, and although times are dull,  look confidently for an immediate  pick-up in trade. Their shipments  were to Grand Forks, Moyie, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Fernie, Robson,  Sandon, Ymir and Ainsworth.  The Kootenay Wire Mattress  Company are kept busy but al1  though they have a monopoly of  the business in the Kootenays they  experience keen competition from  outside points, especially from the  American side. Mattresses are also  shipped in from eastern Canada.  However, they have -filled orders  for Rossland, New Denver, Kaslo,  Phoenix and Moyie.    ���  J. Cholditch & Co.havo had a busy  week, during which they sent out  [.goods to Dearin Landing, Victoria,  Anaconda, Midway, Kaslo, Farron,  Jigl&at  business shows evev^^^^^^^ of  improvement. They shippeu^Sdur-  ing the week to Kuskonook, Pilot  Bay, Crawford Bay, Creston, Ymir,  Porto Rico,* New-Denver, Robson  and Greenwood.  Turner, Beeton & Co., had consignments for Fernie, Moyie, Cranbrook, Creston, Sirdar, Sandon,  Kaslo, Erie, Phoenix, Greenwood,  Grand Forks and Deadwood. They  are the only firm who shipped to  the Lardeau this week. Trout Lake  and Ferguson were the points to  which the merchandise went.  " .Starkey & Go. report trade quiet,  although they filled some large orders for Kaslo, Sandon, Ymir, Rossland, Revelstoke and Fernie.  Teetzel & Co., sent 'out assayers*  supplies and drugs to Phoenix,  Woodbury, Moyie, .Cranbrook, McGuigan, Rossland, Slocan, Kimberley, etc.    Business average.  Ferguson"-& Co., liquors and cigars, to" Slocan City, Slverton,  New Denver, Sandon, Ymir, Erie,  Grand Forks, Phoenix and Greenwood." Mr.'Ferguson has just returned from a successful business  trip through the Slocan and the  Boundary.  J. Y. Griffin & Co. report business  fair. They are about to add a fruit  department to their warehouse,  which will be in charge of Mr.' T.  Parkinson, late of the F. R, Stewart  Produce Cor"-For the past week  goods were shipped to Ymir, Pilot  Bay, Moyie, Sandon, .Rossland,'  Grand Forks, Phoenix, Greenwood,  Fernie, Cranbrook, Fort Steele,  Slocan City,l Nakusp, Kuskonook,  Trail, Silverton, Whitewater. The  week was a busy one. ���  Busy Board-of Works.  The first meeting within a .fortnight of the "board of worEs was  held yesterday when a big program  was presented and dealt with. It  was decided to recommend the  council to lay sidewalks on the east  side of ^Stanley street, from Robson  to Houston streets; on the east side  of Josephine from Mill to Hoover  streets; on the east side of Hall  from Latimer to Robson streets; on  the south side of Hoover from Hall  to Hendryx streets; on the north  side of Observatory from Ward to  Stanley streets; on Robson street  south to Hall; on Carbonate from  Cedar to Park streets. The lane between Latimer and Hoover streets  from Ward to Stanley streets will  be opened up if the recommendation  of the board be adopted. There  will also be crossings laid on Lake  street from Josephine and on Victoria street at Josephine.  STRONG    OPPOSITION,   AGAINST  SOME OF ITS GLAUSES.  Government Ownership   of Bailroads  Will Be Subject of Discussion  Next Week���Other Items.  Victoria,'March 22.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The school bill was  discussed in committee today." The  section imposing the property qualification for trustees was laid over  and will, without doubt, be struck'  out. Houston sought to have'the  mayor and one councilman made  members of the hoard, but' failed,  for the present at least. There is  strong opposition to the principle  of allowing^ the- trustees to have  full power over expenditures and it  will be'changerd so that the expenditures will be as much under the  control of the'councils as are expenditures now under the control of  the provincial government..  The bill regarding .the payment  of timber royalties on land granted  to railways was passed, the Opposition voting solid against it. - -  -The question of government ownership of railways will be discussed  next week, as Houston has given  notice of moving a resolution that,  in the opinion of the house, the  railway from the Crow's Nest -Pass  coal mines to the international  boundary line should be undertaken  as a provincialpublic work.  The members of the, government  have declared to individual members that there wilL be no increase  of salaries to an yof the provincial  officials.  Jaffray is still here and is said to  be anxious that the Crow's Nest  Southern, railway bill be hurried  through; th'e^hquse, so as to allow of,  h is early i^1^in^]T^oti^^^'j^iB,'-  -it is said, been told that his presence here will not.tend to hasten  the passage of the bill, and the old  gentleman is very much disgruntled.  Ex-finance minister Cotton was  on the floor of the house today for  the first time this session. He is  strongly opposed to the school bill  in its present shape and as strongly  opposes the raise of the provincial  revenue tax from $3 to $5.  not general Rosecranz originated  tne 7*an by which the army of the  Cumberland was relieved in October, 1868, by. the opening of the'  river line of supplies from Chattanooga to Bridgeport by way of  Brown's ferry. After a visit to the'  theater of operations involved, an  exhaustive study of the voluminous  records in the cases and a hearing  of general Smith's case as presented  both by himself and a distinguished  attorney, the -board unanimously  decided that the plan was devised  by general' Rosecranz. The secre-,  tary of war has officially approved  the findings of the'board.  Collided With an Iceberg:  St. John's, Newfoundland, March  22.���The sealer Aurola reports that  on the night, of.^ March 19th the  sealer Icelander met with an iceberg, crushing her bows, carrying  away the jibboom, bowsprit and  topme'sts, tearing pp the forecastle  and filling it with b��ams that  would have meant death' for many  had the'crew been below.' The Icelander was leaking'and a part of  the crew Were kept' constantly at  the pumps! . f-  ���  TROOPS ARE WITHDRAWN  PROVINCE AND  DOMINION  SURVEYORS TO LOCATE A LINE  ALONG KETTLE RIVER..  Contracts  Let   for   Granby   Smelter  Improvements���General .News of  Eastern Canada.  NO FURTHER TROUBLE  AT  TIENTSIN.  FEARED  The   Question   of' Indemnities   Now  Occupying the Attention of the  ������- ���       Foreign/Ministers.  Want Duty Reduced.  Rome:, March 22.���In the chamber of deputies today there was an  animated discussion upon a motion  introduced by signor Berth!, supported by twenty-one Socialist  deputies, inviting the government  to present immediately to the  chamber a bill abolishing tho dwt-y  on wheat, cereals and flour. The  motion was rejected 200 to 74. Dr.  Wollemberg, minister of finance,  promised to reduce the duty on  wheat five livres per quintal.  With the Pugs.  Hot Springs, Arkansas, March  22.���Dan Creedon knocked out Billy  Sbifft in the fifth round.  Denver, March.; 22.���Broad'  knocked out Young Corbett in the  fourth round. ,:'  Galveston, March 22. ��� Joe  Choynski and Jack Johnson, after  24 days'imprisonment in the Galveston county jail, charged with  prize fighting, were released, today  on a bond of $1000 each.  Turf Topics.  London, March 23.���The Daily-  Mail says it understands that the  application of Skeets Martin, the  American jockey, for a license for-  the coming season has been refused.  According to the same authority, an  arrangement has been made whereby William C. Whitney becomes  the lessee of the Derby favorite,  Volodyovski, and also of Pretonius  for two seasons.  Paderewski's Son Dead.  London, March 22.���The Pall  Mall Gazette says that Paderewski,  the pianist, who is making a tour  of Spain, received news today of  the death of his only son.  Tackled the Wrong Man.  Chicago, March 22.���"Bull"  Flaherty, a local saloonkeeper, made  an attempt to slug champion fighter  Jim Jeffries, but wound up by having a couple of Jiis ribsbroken. .The  encounter took place in front of the  Academy of Music. It seems that  Flaherty had been brooding over  thefact that he had lost $500 on  -Tom-Sharkey-in-the-latter's-fight  with Jeffries.' He had . become  pretty well reconciled, however, to  the loss of.the money up to the  time the billboards announced the  appearance of the champion at a  West Side playhouse. Then it was  that Flaherty decided upon what he  thought the best way to square  things with ��� the man who had  humiliated him, and incidentally  whipped Sharkey.     Just as Jeffries stepped out of  the main entrance of the Academy  of Music Flaherty stopped in front  of him and swung his. ponderous  right to the jaw of the champion.  Surprised into leaving a good opening, Jeffries caught the blow just  back of the ear, and it staggered  him a bit. Flaherty came back  with a hot left, aimed at the same  point. Then there was trouble for  Flaherty. The champion:'.blocked  the second punch andtg&thered the  large form of the saloonkeeper in  his bearlike embrace. When Jeffries' brawny arms closed around  Flaherty the saloonkeeper yelled  for help. It came in the form of a  policeman, who pried the men  apart, but not before Jeffries had  broken two of Flaherty's ribs.  Rosecranz Was the Man.  .Washington, March 22.���A con-  -troyersy which has been pending in  the war department since 1891, in  ���which the veterans of the eastern  and the western armies who'fought  at Chattanooga have been interested, has j list been settled by a  board of officers appointed . in  August last by secretary Root, of  which major John R. Brook was  president.' '"���'' -'-General William A.  Smith, known to the armies as  "Baldy" Smith; for ten years has  claimed persistently that  he and  Pekin, March. 22.���The British  headquarters here report the withdrawal of both Russian and British  troops from the disputed territory  at. Tien Tsin. M. De Giers,. the  -Russian minister to China, believes  that everything will' be amicably  -adjusted - at St. Petersburg . and  ;d9>bts^tirefpossiWii6^^��^fiirtix'er  trouble in the matter.  ' General Voyron, commander of  the French troops, has ordered a  new regiment to Tien Tsin to replace the one now there.  At the meeting of the foreign  ministers this morning the only  question considered was that of  policing the legation quarters. A  committee of ministers has been appointed to discover China's resources and report on her ability to  pay the indemnity to be demanded  by the powers.  Many ministers are strongly opposed to China having to pay to  keep an army of ten or twelve  thousand men here for the next two  years, thinking this is entirely unnecessary. Even those ministers  who were here during the siege are  tired   of  seeing Pekin a military  camp. TheyL_hope__China_will���be  put   upon   her   feet   as    soon    as  possible.  Berlin, March 22.���The war office has.received the following from  count von Waldersee:,"The Anglo-  Russian dispute at Tien Tsin has  been settled from a military standpoint in a manner satisfactory to  both parties at' a conference between general Wogack and general  Barrow. Both guards and posts  have been withdrown - and" salutes  have been exchanged. The British declare that no offence to the  Russian flag, was intended, and that'  the alleged removal of the Russian boundary marks was neither  by the commands nor' with the  knowledge of the military authorities."   .     * *     - ;  The work on the disputed land  will not be continued until the governments have reached an agreement as to'-its possessions or until a  special understanding has been attained.      ���'������' y,  Russia's Side. :7-  ST; Petersburg, Marcli "22.���A  dispatch from Pekin, giving the  Russian account of the affair, says :  " The British military authorities  have acknowledged that the land  was at the time under ,the protection of the Russians and.that  three Russian boundary posts had  been reihoved without their knowledge. The difference will now be  peacefully ��� settled by judicial investigation."  : Important Capture.  Bloemfontein, March 22.���The  result of the combined movements  against general Fourie near Thaba  Nchu was the capture of 200 Boers,  140,000 sheep, 5000 horses and a  host of cattle. The .Boers broke  southward to the right and left.  Rossland, March 22.���Two parties of Great Northern surveyors of  fourteen men each got off at Marcus  today, so passengers' who came in  on today's train from Spokane report. They stated in conversation  with the passengers that they intended to survey a line from Marcus along the Kettle river to the  international boundary line at a  point south of Cascade City.  A. B. W. Hodges, superintendent  of the Granby-smelter at Grand  Forks, arrived 'here today on his  return from-a visit of inspection to  the various copper, smelting plants  in the western states and a trip to  New. York, and Chicago. - He announced that the contract for the  supply of the two additional furnaces,* with a joint, minimum  capacity of 600 tons per day, and  the two converters, capable of  treating 100 tons of matte daily,  had been awarded to the Gates  Iron Works of Chicago,, the same  firm that furnished the original  plant.  This will give the Granby smelter  a total capacity of 4200,tons per  day. The contract calls for. the delivery of the .plant within 001'days,  and:it will be ih operation by' September 1. The contract for, supplying the electrical plant was awarded  the ' "Westinghouse J Company, ^f  Pittsburg.' The additional plant'to  be installed in'thei' power" house;'will'  ijiclude ajyator wh^lapd^jgeiiftr;,  atoivihcreasing the ~ hqrsegowter"by  300. Mr. Hodges "stated tfiat itfall  his travels he did not see any  smelter plant that surpassed the  Granby smelter in efficiency, both  in. regard to equipment, labor saving  devices and cheapness of treatment.  Moyie Takes Precautions.  [ Moyie, March 22.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Moyie, like Nelson,  har taken steps to prevent the in-,  traduction of smallpox. Any one  coming here without a doctor's certificate of vaccination and non-affection is treated as a suspect.  Accepted the Proposal.  Vancouver, March 22.���[Special  to The Tribunei]���The city council  tonight accepted the proposal of the,  Stave Lake Power Company to construct a, large electrical power  works on the basis of an_l 8 years-  franchise, the city to have power of  purchase after four years.  EASTERN   CANADA TELEGRAMS.  opening his place op Sunday . and  pending the trial Jasmin .opened  his place the following Sunday. Today tho recorder fined him'$30 for  the first offence and $120 for the  second offence. r  Toronto.���Lake and railway passenger agents in session here have  decided'not to make any reductions  in the existing passenger rates this  summer. Concerning Pan-American  rates, it was decided to cut off. all  excursion rates to societies and  private parties this summer.  Toronto.���The Canadian Press"  Association today published resolutions strongly endorsing nationalization of telegraphs, change of the  present zone system of postage  rates on newspapers to a ��� flat rate  on all publications, reduction or  abolition of paper duties and extension of % inter-Imperial postage tp  newspapers, books, etc.  Toronto.���The North American  Assurance Company has instituted  action for $50,000 damages against  the Manufacturers' Life Assurance  Company and G. F. Johnston, that  company'^ superintendent, for al-  Jeged libel in a circular issued by ���  defendants showing, the compara-'  tive cost of life insurance in both  .companies to the detriment of the  plaintiff.        ._   >'  JAPAN MAY TACKIE RUSSIAN  LITTLE  BROWN  MAN WILL RESENT ENCROACHMENTS.  fen  All  She Wants Is a Free Hand.an*  - This Would Probably Be        '.  Accorded.  Death Record.  Wheeling, West Virginia, March  22.���Right Rev. John T. Sullivan of  the Wheeling diocese died today,  aged 67, at St. Joseph's hospital,  Parkersburg, West Virginia.  Pittsburg, March ' 22.���Clement  Tetedoux, one of -the-prominent  teachers of vocal music'in Pittsburg  and well1 known- throughout this  country and in Europe, died today  of pneumonia. t - ; '- \     '  Received Congratulations.  Berlin, March 22.���Emperor  William today received in audience  the .officers of.the, reidhstag. and  diet, .who expressed the indignation  experienced ��� by, the > members. of  their respectiye houses at the recent  .outrage committed, on his majesty  at Bremen .and1 'ConyeyedV^hercon-'  gratulations of the'members at his  majesty's escape.     -   -v  Riotous Strikers.  Marseilles, March 22. ��� Late  this afternoon the strikers attacked  and wrecked two street cars on the  Cannebiere. The engineer and conductor were roughly handled. A  detachment of gendarmes and  hussars succeeded in rescuing the  engineer and conductor amid the  hooting ( and stone throwing of tlie  crowd.  London, March 22.���The foreign:  office takes a- pessimistic view of'."  the immediate' future   in tho'far',  east, in spite of the settlement'of:^  the Tien Tsin dispute and'entertains grave fears that relations I cr -  tween Japan and Russia may shoi t-r ���  ly reach the danger point.  Judging-'/  from information' obtained in vaii-  ous   official   quarters   in   London,"  Japan has confided to at least son:u  of the powers her determination iti  oppose at all costs any secret agr i e-  ments made between Russia  ar.il  China by which the former could  secure territorial or other advantages contiguous to Korea.  The British government has  received no official confirmation that*  the Japanese   fleet   is   mobilizing,  but it would not be surprised  to"  learn that such were tlie facts. -  A highly placed British official  said to a representative of thu  Associated Press today: "All Japan  wants is a free hand against Russia.  This she has got so far as England,. ���  and Germany are'concerned and, I"  presume, so far as the United States  is concerned, although I do not]  imagine for one moment that- any  of the powers mentioned  would bo  ���  ' -4fa-s|  Jy'*Mik  ^Sfi���  - -iSrjSSt  ���7'dm  , <.y&$&l  drawn into the war between-Japan-.  ^||l��|  S-'-aJHS  ���rflS  ;'V��'  "&i  Srike Will End.  Naples, March 22.���Two thousand of the 2500 laborers who went  on strike here Tuesday in sympathy  with the Marseilles strikers decided  today to resume work provided  vessels from the south of  France were not admitted to this  port���It is saidthatthe locaI_scrike"  will end tomorrow.  AM  Ml  m  ������'**i  Montreal. ��� Victor Cubreuil,  superintendent of civic scavenging,  has been appointed labor concilator  by the Dominion government.'  ,.. Montreal.���The provincial inland revenue police this morning  seized $5000 worth of liquor in a  cellar of a man named Gngon on  Mount Royal avenue. '  Ottawa.���Colonel Steele is seeking superannuation. The choice of  his successor as superintendent of  the Northwest mounted police ���is  said to be between inspectors-Cu^h-  bert and Snyder. ?  St. Catherines.���Mrs. W. L.  Crawford, aged 27 years, took hem,-^  orrhage from a slight cold yesterday and died within 15-minutes.  She had been in the best of health  up to the time of the-^hemorrhage.  Sydney, Cape Breton.���Duncan  B. Cumming, Scott act inspector,  was arrested yesterday afternoon  on a charge of agreeing to accept  $8000 from several liquor dealers  as consideration for not prosecuting thera.  Belleville.���R. George, a young  mau 17 years of age, was killed almost instantly in Rickle's furniture  factory yesterday afternoon. He  was caught in a belt and whirled  around a shaft with such velocity  that several bones were broken.  Montreal.���Oscar Jasmin who  runs a theatre in connection with  his saloon on St. Catherines street,  wanted to open the theatre on Sunday and as the only entrance is  through his saloon he put up a temporary partition on the front of the  bar.   The police summoned him for  Situation Grave.  London, March 23.���The special  dispatches from Marseilles represent  the .situation'there as very serious.  The Daily Mail's correspondent  says:, "The inhabitants are scared  by the talk of revolution. Ten  thousand troops will be'here today  (Saturday) and a state of siege will  probably be proclaimed."  Brigantine Wrecked.  London, March 23.���The brigantine Rose was wrecked off Whit-  stable, Kent, Wednesday. Seven  of ��� the crew clung to the rigging.  Four dropped off and were drowned  after becoming mad with suffering.  The others were rescued, terribly  exhausted after exposure for thirty  hours. ,,  Piano Works Burned.  Milwaukee, March 22.���Fire tonight completely wiped out the  big piano establishment of William  Robling & Sons and wrought further destruction to adjoining property. Loss, $250,000. Covered by  insurance.  Australia s Wheat Yield.  Melbourne, March 23.���It is officially announced that the wheat  yield will ���,-each 17,700,570 bushels,  or an increase ' of 2,552,028 upon  last year's yield.  Victorious Canucks.  New York, March 22.���The Ottawa   hockey   team   defeated  the  New York Athletic Club team here  tonight by a score of 3 to 1.  PJarl Roberts is to receive recognition as a literary man on the  strength of his book, "Forty-one  Tears in India."  >i,;UJ  and Russia.'" If Japan-sees nothing  for it but to fight, she' would bnvu.  the moral ^support of .objections  committed,to paper ty.atileast t)Vo-,i^,^^  other, powers 'Mgi^tts^ra^trbaci'^: &&fM  wHh"(&inaf*Tnat"$aH7 tfnt. Ja put- T~Olli  seems to' consider "ifc" sufficient' to.  provide against interference."  Confirmation of the foregoing  definition of the solution, 'wjih.  afforded by the secretary of. tlio"  Japanese legation, who said' in llio  course of an interview: "Whilu  rejoicing at the fact that Engl:in<l  and Russia have reached a paci.'! :  settlement over the minor is-w ���',  the main question of the integriiy  of the Chinese empire.remains unsettled. In response to pressure of  Japan on Russia, it was announced  that Russia's secret treaty twtli  China had been modified, but tlio  terms have been withheld. Until  we seethe treaties we will not bo  satisfied that the modification dbrs  not consist of words merely, without any alteration*in the spirit. Iii  this contention we believe other  powers-will-8upport-usr"��� =  It appears that Great Britain  would be quite willing to refer tho'  whole Manchurian mivtter to arbitration on the lines of The Haguo  conference. The Tien Tsin sidii<  affair is not considered importui)i<  enough to be disposed of in 1 hi-*  way, and it will immediately bo-  come a matter of diplomatic interchange between St. Petersburg and  London.  Avoiding the British.  Cai'b Town, March 22.���The Boer  raiders in the eastern part of Cajm  Colony are, with the exception (.f  almost daily ski/mishes, keeping  out of the reach of the British.  Colonel Scovill engaged commandant Fouche and commandant;  Malau near Blaawkrantz Marcli  20th. Three British were killed  and four wounded and four ".Boers  were killed. The number of Boci -i  wounded has not been ascertained.  CommandantKritzinger is inarch i 11 x  northward. It is officially report-11  that,general Dewet's commanilos  have been broken up for the presen l,  This is probably to give the men it  rest.   Were Refugees.  London, March 23.���The latest  dispatches from Bloemfontein show  that the 200 Boers who" were .'imported captured near Thaba Nchu  were refugees who surrendered voluntarily. They were in a bad plight  and had recently been fightinjc'  under general Dewet and general  Fourie. .      Explosion of Slag.  Pittsburo, March 22.���By tho  explosion of slag at open hearth  furnace No. 1 of the Carnegie Steel  Company ht Homestead toJny  seven men were severely injured.  It is thought none of them will die. s  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1901  I�� .   .  t  vr  k  |H|&'  u-y  ht'--'  ���a.=<  |W*  IW  '-w^  ���U  </  " f.  '���;  1.'.'  '.''7\  Headquarters  for Novelties  FOR GOOD VALUES       FOR EXCELLENCE OF QUALITY  FOR UP-TO-DATE PATTERNS  AND STYLES  FO I IMMENSE VARIETY TO  CHOOSE FROM  #  .-*!&'  A VISIT TO THE  HUDSON'S   BAY  STORES;  WILL SURPRISE AND PLEASE YOU  great for the provincial treasury to  assume, provided the road projected  promises to be of some advantage  to Victoria.  J. C. Drewry evidently carries  that Trail smelter deal around in  his grip to command attention.  While iu Nelson Mr. Drewry said  he had sold the smelter, but in Victoria he is only going to sell it.  Meanwhile the deal between the  C. P. R. and the Gooderham-BIack-  stock syndicate for the transfer of  the smelter is off.  We have opened up a magnificent  Assortment of New Goods, Comprising  INDIES' WHITE WEAR  .    LADIES' BLOUSES   ������������������  LA.UIKS" MUSLIN DRESSES  L\DlES' WRAPPERS  LADIES' CLOTH COSTUMES  LADIES' ERMINE GLOVES  LADIES' CORSETS  LADIES'    ERMINE    SHAWLS  AND COUNTLESS  OTHER ARTICLES.  For Men we have the-Latest, and Best  in Shirts, Collars. Ties, Cuffs,  Caps- and Hats, Etc.  AN INSPECTION IS RESPECTFULLY  INVITED.  The development of the East  Kootenay coal fields threatens to  cut the present Kootenay Wage  scale in two. When one mining  company can secure all the men it  requires at $2 per day other companies will not continue to pay  $3.25. This being so labor leaders  might be better employed in seeking to establish a fair scale of  wages for the men employed in the  coal" mines, than in boosting the  railway schemes of the men who are  doing all they can to demoralize  the labor market.  of one of the ferocious animals.  This tiger, he says, is known to  have killed 50 natives iu the neighborhood of the settlements of  Krnngjeng. One day in tbe center  of a five acre clearing a dozen or  more natives were threshing mustard seed. The tiger in question  bounded from a near-by jungle,  seized a woman from the midst of  the crowd and was soon hid in the  high grass. The Rev. Mr. Moore  failed to get any natives to follow  him in search for the unfortunate  woman's body. Taking his gun he  followed in the direction the tiger  had gone. Some 150 yards from  the clearing he found the mutilated  body of the woman. Mr. Moore  waited the animal's return and shot  it, .The missionary says he has  killed 11 tigers aud wounded many  more.  THE  HUDSON'S  ./-  ���>-?-H  3&tee IBrltamei  The Revelstoke Herald gives currency to the yarn that the . mine  owners of-the province will reduce  the scale of wages if they fait to  secure an amendment to the two  per cent tax. This may bo regarded  as a bluff.   The amendments which have  been made to the'Alien.Labor.Act  will now prevent the importation  into Canada of anyone from the  United States Under contract,, but  they do not prevent the importation of Chinese or Japanese under  contract.   Fighting the decision of the full  court, that naturalized Japanese  can vote, does not promise much,  for the province. More could be  effected in securing the cancellation  of naturalization papers fraudulently obtained and in taking, measures to prevent a repetition of such  practices.   Every day brings a new delegation to the members of the provincial government, and every  delegation holds views differing  from the delegation which preceded  it. This doubtless explains why  the government's railway policy  has more crimps in it than a  hairping.   Rumor has it that the Canadian  Pacific and Great, Northern railway  companies are patching up a , deal  over their railway schemes,in,British Columbia. This, however, will  not deter the V. V. & E. charter  boosters from demanding that subsidy of $4000 per mile as the price  for competition with the Canadian  Pacific.  Victoria is enthusiastic over-the  building of the Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern railway, but, it  does not follow that any such road  will be built. Victoria was even  more enthusiastic over the building of the British-Pacific, but this  enterprise is now a mere .recollection. Victoria gets a railway-  fever about once a year, and wheu.  the fever is on no proposal, is too  wild, and no financial burden too  SLOCAN   MINING   NOTES.  Slocan Drill.  More men' were being hired here  Friday to work on the  Speculator.  The owners of the Neepawacre-  sumed-workon that property this  week.  The Sandon mines, shipped 159  tons of ore -last week over the  C. P. R. and SI tons over the Kaslo  & Slocan.,  A fine body of galena has been  cut on .the Noble Five, in the tunnel  driven from the Last Chance.  Stock is on the rise in consequence:  Frank Provost and J. Radcliff  have- commenced development ou  the Black..Hussar group, on the  first.north fork.of Lemon creek.  They have put up a camp.and' will  continue work all summer.  Jack, Aitchison has secured a'  lease on the - Slocan- Chief, situated  at the-head of Ten-mile creek and.  owned by-the Warne.r Miller'syndi-  cate. He returning from inspecting  the. -^JFoperty Monday- and on  ''Wednesday four-men went up to  commence - operations.  , .CabinetsDiscussion.  Washington, March 22:���The  cabinet meeting, today was not protracted. The latest advices from  China were largely������ press reports  indicating an adjustment of the  acute - situation - between - the Russians and- the British- at Tien-Tsin,  and' was considered reassuring.  Secretary -Hay submitted the recent  dispatches from commissioner Rockhill. The reports from the Philippine commission submitted by  secretary. Foote, .indicating- rapid  progress of .the. establishment of  civil government at various points  in the islands. and showing a constantly .increasing disposition on  the;part of,the,insurgent chiefs to  surrender, were considered -very  satisfactory.  Sulking ic Commons.  ���London,���March- 22. ���Sir���Hen ry-  Campbell-Bannerman- moved the  adjournment of- the house today in  order to callattention to the failure  of the government to give-the  house information yesterday, of the  settlement of the Tien Tsin dispute.  The whole opposition seconded the  motion. The . government leader,  Mr. Balfour, declared he had. never  heard an adjournment suggested on  such a frivolous > pretext. Perhaps  it was desirable that lord Lansdowne should have sent the information to the house, but it was  absurd to attack' him, Mr. Balfour,  for. not doing so. The house divided  on the-question of adjournment,  which was-defeated by a vote of  250 to 168;   Case Adjourned.  London, March 22.���In the trial  of libel actions brought against the  Star and Morning Leader by Arthur  Chamberlain, brother of Joseph  Chamberlain, and Neville Chamberlain, son of Arthur Chamberlain, in  connection with charges bearing on  war office contracts,- the case of the  plaintiff'was closed this afternoon  after further cross-examination and  re-examination of. Arthur Chamberlain had elicited nothing of general  interest. The defence will" not, call  , any witnesses. The case was adjourned till Monday.        *  Hops Almost Abandoned  Victoria, March 22.���Hope for  the safety of the salmon ship  Ardnamnchan has b 'en all but  given up here because of the receipt  of news today from Astoria in a  private message of the finding of  more salmon marked C. C. C. with a  half circle around the center C.  This is the mark of the salmon  shipped by Bell, Irving & Co. on  the Ardnamnchan and is similar to  that on cases found- some time ago  on the Oregon coast. Telegrams  also report the finding of cabin  wreckage with the salmon.  Welcome, the Emperor.  Berlin, March 22.���Emperor  William today drove out for the  first time since the attack upon  him. He and' the empress were  everywhere warmly welcomed.  OPERA HOUSE  COMMENCING  MONDAY,    MARCH    25th.  AND ONTINUIVG FOUR NIGHTS.  PROFESSOR   PAYNE  _.The, WofW's-Crcatest Hypnotist  Will entertain the public with a  refined, instructive, marvelous,  laughable and up-to-date performance, properly staged and presented  with unsurpassed talent. Phrenological lectures illustrated with  skulls, casts and busts.  LAUGH AND GROW FAT.  Be Sure and See Professor Payne-  Will Please and Amuse You.  -He  PRICES 25, 35, 5Qe.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE OO.  ************************.  Coffee Boasters  Dealer, in Tea and Coff66  ************************.  Wo are offering at lowest prices the best.  :gTodes~oi-CeylonrIndia;-China~and-Japan-  Teas.  Our Boat; Mocha and Java Coffee, por  pound $  40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choico Blond Coffee, 4 pounds  1 GO  Special Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffeo, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE GO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST .BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Hew Spring  Underwear  Just Received from Factory  our new up-to-date stock of  HATS  i  Latest  in  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Falrvlew Addition.  Ofllce on  Baker SLrcet, west of Stanley Street  NKLSON.  Call your special attention to the famous  KINGSBURY  HATS,  Colored Shirts  FRED IRVINE & CO.  36 Baker Street.  ..���.a?  All Colors.   Absolute Correct Style.  THE LEADING #3.00 HATS  flew Styles  in Collars  S21 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson  American tu\i European Plans.  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  ,     AND HEATED BY STEAM  35 CENTS TO $1  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Luge oomfortable bedrooms and flrsfc-olM*  dining-room. Sample rooms (or oommerolal men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OV THE ROYAL HOTEL, OALBABY  IVJadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  The onlj hotel ln Nelson that) has remained  under, one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by eleotriolty.  The bar la always stocked by the best dom ���-  (do and Imported liquors and olgars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  Bar atooked with best brands of wines, Manors,  and Olgars. Boer on draught. Large oomfort-  abte rooms.   Blrst-elium table baa d.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBEWBHS AMD BOZSLKBa OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Ed3eH^tor?S,tad��     Irewery. at Melaon  A Tiger-Killing Missionary.  The Rev. P. E,, Moore, a Baptist  missionary from the province, of As-  satn, iu India, is. in San Francisco.  ��� He. is there on a year's leave of absence on account of the health of.  members of his family. Mr. Moore  says. that.he has had some exciting  experiences hunting man-eating  tigers during his ten years' stay iu j  India.  Notice of  Application to  License.  Transfer a  Notice is heroby given that I intend to apply at  tho next sitting of the Board of License Commissioners of tho City of Nelson for permission  to tranHfer my retail liquor license for the premises situate on tho south end of Lot 1, Block C, in  tbo City of Nelson, and known as the Manhattan  saloon, to Charles H. Ink and Siogel Boyd.  CHARLES A. WATERMAN.  Dated at Nelson, B.C., this 15th day of Febru  ary. 1901  Wi  itnefl3: Arthur K. Vauohan.  AB0HITB0T8.  V?"~P  tZi'f ~"k"n."""�� ���" I TTWART Sc CARRIE���Architects.   Rooms  He has with him   the akin I Hi f^m -.  . - .  I AbudMC faf-Mk, Rater stoat, Netoen.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Cornor Vlotoria and Kootensj Streeta.  P. O. Bor K9. ^ELBPHOMW WO. 85  - 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.  FRED IRVINE & CO.  36 Baker Street.     -  THE TAYLOR  THE KING  SWELL  SHAPES  AND  COLORS  BEST HATS IN THE WORLD  FOR 32.50    *  Full line of new and strictly up-to-date 4  Straw Hats, Bicycle Caps, Golf Caps, Gloves, Etc. \  flew  Neckwear  Jlelson Saw and Planing W|ills  Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER, \ HARRY  HOUSTON,    ,  President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  All Communications, to be addressed to either of the above  We are 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.  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   HILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail     _  Dealers in Meats  WHOLESALE TRADE  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Cornor Vornon  and Codar streets, Nolson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in eorated waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telophono 60.  ASSAYERS*   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL ft CO Corner Baker.and  ���   Josephine streets, Nolson,' whoJpsaledeal  ers ln   assayers- supplies.   Agonts tor Denve  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  H J. EVANS ft CO.���Baker ��� stroot,. Nelson  ��� wholesale dealers lu liquors, cigars  cement, fire brick and fire clay, wator pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants,  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.     ~  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY ft CONST RUCTION COMPAN Y���WholeRaladCal.  ers ln telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, eto., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  IAN-KER  MILLING  -Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay.  P.  Hkad- Opfioe~at      :  NELSON, B. 0.  Markets at  Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Not  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  y ��� ��� _. *    . ���  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��#   g#  TRAVES,   Manager  nnnwRS ry mail Rmowunn carwitoi. aud urompt attto mn��  BRACKMAN-KER MILLINO COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootonay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. .Mills .at Viotoria, New West  minster, and Edmonton. Alberta.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS ft   CO.-Bakor   street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers in fresh and oured meats.  Cold storaace.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD ft CO.���Corner Front, and  �������� Hall streets, wholesale grocers - and  'obbers ln blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.  OOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  TED���Vernon   street, Nelson,  wholesale  grooers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH ft CO.-Front street, Nel  son, wholesale grocers.  Y. GRIFFIN ft CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealers   In   provisions,   oured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS ft CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ���   streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In hard  ware and mining supplies.  Powder Co.  Agents for Giant  T. AWRKNCE   HARDWARE  ���*-*   Baker  St.   Nnlnon.   wholnn  ROSSLAND   BINGlNEBRIIVCi  WORKS  cunliffb & mgmillan.  Founders and Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin Doors and Ceneral Mining Maohlnery.  -List of second-hand machinery on hand, which has beon thoroughly overhauled and is as good  as new:  ,*.  1 2-i-H. P.'Locomotlvo-type boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  1 6l"x8"'Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  1 Sinking Pump, No. 5 Cameron, New York.  1 Sinking Punipi l6,7x5"xl37' "outside packed plunger pattern.  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write us beforo you buy lor complete list.  We  may have just what you want.  Agonts for Northey Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box 198.  THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  STRACHAN  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  PLUMBING^  All plumbing is  not alike.    See our goods.  Same price as other dealers and  20 per cent Better.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE. NELSON, B. O  R. Be REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD   WORK*!.*  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing  aud oustorn work rroni ovteide points. Heavy  t&Ua mads to order oa sluut notice.  P. J. RUSSELL  Buyer and Exporter of  RAW   FURS  Highest Prices  Prompt Returns  Fair Assortment  Ship by Express.   NELSON, B. O.           COMPANY  Baker St., Nelson, wholesale dealers In  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNKR, BEETON ft CO.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Josephine streots. Nelson, wholesale  dealers In liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabsb Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers In oaps and fuse, and electric  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  "KTELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS.  J* LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streeta.  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  ln sash and doors) all kinds of factory work made  to order.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA .WIFE C(JMPANY. LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets. Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and balk,  ���inn domnnMo ��nrt Imported olsrarfl.  Home Grown  Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Roses, Shrubs  Vines, Bulbs, Hedge Plants and Seeds.  ' Extra choice stock of Peach, Apricot, Plum,  Cherry and Prune Trees. Now importation'of  first-class Rhododendrons, Roses, Chmatus, Bay  Trees, Hollies, etc.  80,000 to choose from. No agents or commission to pay. No fumigation or inspection charges.  Oreenhouse plants, agiicultural implements, fer  tilizers, bee supplies, etc. Largest and must  complete stock in the province. Send 'for catalogue before placing your orders.   Address  lill. J. IfENRY, Vancouver, B. C.  White Labor Only.  NOTIOE.  To Contractors and Builders.���On and after  March llth, 1901. journeymen plasterers' wage*  will be S0.0O per day of eight .hours. By order of  local Union No. 172, O.P.I.A.  J. D. MOYER, President  WViob, Secretary. V  -~\  THE TMBOTE: NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1901  BANK OP MONTBEAL  CAPITAL. aU paid up....$12,000,000.00  RBBT    7.O0O.O0O.O0  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond ......Vice-President  E. 8. Clouston .General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities ln Canada.  Buy and  Transfers.  Grant  Commercial  and  Travelers'  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mode, Eto.  sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Credits,  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  with WHion is amalgamated  THE BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund.  Hon.  ���      ���      $8,000,000  ���      -      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Geo. A. Cox, Robt. Kilgour,  President. Vice-President.  IMPERIAL BANK  OF    O^JST^AJCLA.  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  .^^t^ ��J^*,^ t^r.^ vSa^^ t^v^ v^'.^ r^*!S^ ���S&"3& ��^  *^_> '=X^A^Z7> 'OO '=Z_>'<^> ^--ZXZZy ^_J>^Z2> <i_XZ> *^I5*'^3 <_>  '(^��^'a^'^'^,^'^'^'^'(^r^*^'^'^7^'a=:>  ESTABLISHED   IN  V  NELSON    IN   1890.  ^���^  Capital  Rest  $2,500,000  $1,725,000  London Office, eo Lombard Street, B. O.  New York  Offloe, 16   Exchange   Place.  and lit Branches in Canada and tho  United Statos.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRKNT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.  TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE.  FRIDAY'S'  QUOTATIONS.  Asked.  STOCK.  B. C. Gold Fields.  $  Black Tail :   Brandon Sc Goldon Crown........  Canadian Goldtlelds Syndicate...  Cariboo (McKinney)   Cariboo Hydraulic   Centre Star   Crow's Neat Pass Coal..'.   California   Deer  Trail   Consolidated...,.:...  Kvening Star .V.   Golden Star :.  Fairview Corporation..'.   Giant....   Granby  Smelter   Iron Mask   Jim Blaine.   Knob Hill....   Montreal & London   Morning   Glory...   Morrison .-;   Mountain Lion   Noble Fivo..   North Star ..;   Old Ironsides .-   Olive   Payno   Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated...  Republic   Slocan Sovereign   Virtue   War Eaglo Consolidated   Waterloo ���..,'.   White Bear.. ..7......   Winnipeg   Sullivan   - SALES.  1000 Goldon Star   500 Goldon Star   500 Hammond Reef   4500 Payno   2200 California   2300 Canadian Golclflolds Syndicate.  500 Whito Boar   SI  Hi  8  71  38  1 60  1 05  80 01  . 'fi  3  8  41  3  41  52  40  9  05  51  II  8  40  .  4  85  85  12  451  29  42J  ��� ��}  2(i  42  33  4|  ^1  11  Bid-  9   .21  ���f  -7  31  1 52  , 1 00  Ti 00  4}  2|  5  -. 3}  23  \3'*  45  351  4-.  02  3}  (i  .     '8  15  78}  78  10  41}.  2a *-*  35  o4i  25  ���10  21  f  l-'i  41  41  ���>  71  41  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT: '  Interest allowed  on deposits.   Present- rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Managor Nelson Branch.  Victoria and Gladstone. -  In the case of the abolition of the  purchase of commissions in ��� the  army, she was practically coerced  by Mr. Gladstone. The house of  ' commons had" acted in" favor of'  abolition, and, knowing the house  of lords would oppose it, he asked  the queen to do it by royal proclamation. She was utterly opposed to the measure, but he asked  her in such a way that her very  frugal shrewdness prevented her  from declining. Had she done so  the house of commons might have  : refused to vote the supplies for-the  civil list and various special allowances for the personal expenditures  andperquisites of the royal family,  amounting to over, a million pounds  a year, which ih that case would  have to be defrayed from her  majesty's private resources. Nor  did she refuse to approve the bill  to disestablish the Irish church, nor\  - for that matter any other bill  passed by parliament. She never  once exercised the veto power. But  she never'forgave Mr. Gladstone for  forcing upon her these disagreeable  duties. The popularity of.the great!  commoner was too great for even \  the queen openly to oppose. f  This should not be recorded as  particularly against the ' queen.  She could hardly be expected to be  'personally in favor of such progressive steps. She was at the very  center of conservatism. Her whole  environment, interest and thinking  ^wereof^necessity^from^the^point-ofi  view of conserving the traditions of  the monarchy, and with it, of  course, the status of the aristocratic  classes. It is not surprising, therefore, that she should on a few occasions have shown reluctance to approve, or even opposition to, the innovations of a manifestly democratic movement. The surprise is,  rather, that she should have acquiesced in so much and opposed so  little. This is really the secret of  her popularity. . It was not for  what she did but what she refrained from doing that the English people learned to love her so  much. '  Why .Blaine Resigned.  .[ Colonel W. H. Rossington, speaking of the late Benjamin Harrison,  recalled the incident of the sudden  resignation of James G. Blaine from  the office of secretary of state and  assigned a cause for the sensational  '.act that probably has never been  printed. "Mr. Blaine was driven  to resign by an impulsive act pf  his wife," colonel Rossington said.  "It is generally believed that he resigned because he knew that his  name would go before the Minneapolis convention, but that is a  mistake. He resigned because Mrs.  Blaine some time before had made  a scene in the White House. I got  the story from George M. Pullman.  " 'Mrs. Blaine,' said Pullman,  ���called at the White House and  sent, for the president. Without  any ceremonies she began a tirade  of abuse. She told him that by  putting her son, Walter Blaine,  at arduous, humiliating and impossible tasks he had driven him to resign from the office of assistant secretary and that his death was   due  to the systematic persecution of the  president.     Now,   by    the    same  methods, the president wa9 trying  to force her husband to resign. She  told Harrison he   was   jealous; of  Blaine and had put himself in her  husband's way to   tlie presidency;  The president in a cool and   dignified manner informed' her that it  did not become one of his position  to; discuss such matters with one of���  her sex.   He left her to find a way  out of the building.'   That was the  cause of   Mr.   Blaine's resignation  from the cabinet," continued   colonel Rossington,   "and the people  have_fo'r years believed that he was  impelled by selfish motives."  Esquimaux Dying Out.  That the Alaskan Indians as a  race of reds are destined .to early  extinction is the belief of lieutenant D.'H. Jarvis, and there is perhaps no better living authority on  the native tribes.of the North. "It's  no exaggeration to say that 25 per  cent of the natives in Nome and  other sections of Alaska invaded  by the whites last year died of disease and starvation," lieutenant  Jarvis remarked. "Of course, with  such a death rate, and I see no hope  for a much better condition of  affairs to obtain in the future, the  Alaskan Indians will soon become  practically extinct. The history of  all'inferior races is. that they'die  out on the advent of the white man.  Mere contact with him is fatal to  .them. One cannot but be interested  in the Esquimaux disposition. In  the face. of the disastrous results  to them of the encroachments of,  the whites they have borne all with  scarcely a murmur. There is a;  marked difference- in this respect,  between the natives of Alaska'and  the Indians of the plains, who*  fought to hold every inch of ground  taken from them.  " The Esquimaux were in a pitiable condition from hunger and disease as I saw them about Nome last'  summer. Whole families died. I  remember .of a case where seven-'  out of a family of nine died, all'  within a few weeks. Some of our  ^people at Nome did not stop to consider the condition of the natives.  Esquimaux were often seen dying  of hunger and within sight of the  provisions of the Whites. Still they  did not beg or steal and made no  attempt to take food. The Eskimos are proud. They tell of their  trouble' and sufferings only to . such  of the whites as they know to be  sincerely their friends. Instances  of the recklessness and disregard of  the whites for, the Aleuts can be  cited. Last summer as the steamers  =lay-at=anchor-in=Dutch harbor some  of the passengers strolled over the  hillsback of the town^ They built  camp fires which-proved most disastrous to the natives. >The fires  spread and burned .the grass, .and  with it destroyed the berries, the  bird's nests and the young foxes,  all needful to the natives. These  things, aside from fish, "were ��heir  chief reliance for food."  H. S. HOWLAND President.  D. K. WILKIE General Manager.  IS. HAY Inspector.  THK  SAVINGS   BANK  CURRKNT   HATK   OP  DEPARTMENT.  -INTEREST   ALLOWED.  A Slick Device-  The ease of George Brotherton,  charged with keeping a gambling house at Nos. ilO and  118 West Forty-second street,  was m heard by justice Jerome  in New York recently. Charles H.  Easton, the agent of the owner of  the property, testified that between  the first and second raids he had\ a  talk with Brotherton, who was the  lessee, and asked him why it was  that the place had been raided.  Brotherton told him that there was'  no gambling in the building, but  that at times "a couple of gentlemen used to play cards in his  rooms." Justice Jerome fixed bail  at $2500 and Brotherton was committed. Though it has" been thought  to be impossible to "doctor" a  roulette wheel, sb that the house  has a big advantage over the  player, an examination of some of  the tables taken in the raid shows  that an ingenious method to attain  that result had been achieved. The  discovery was only made through  one of the tables being accidentally  broken. This revealed the secret.  1 It was found that a' rubber tube  ran from the edge of the table,  where it ended in an air bulb, to an  outlet at the edge' of the wheel in  which is the groove for the ball.  The entire device was sunk, so as  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  to be invisible. If the ball showed  a disposition to drop near numbers  on which there was a heavy play a  pressure by the operator on the air'  bulb produced a jet of air directly  behind the ball, which drove it fur-  ther.around to.a point beyond the  dangerous numbers, and it would  then fall of its own- weight into a  place of safety. This device made  it almost impossible for a player to  win. It is alleged that Brotherton  ran a crooked roulette wheel, taken  in the raid, but the specific charge  against him is maintaining a gambling house.  From Portsmouth to Sydney.  The duke arid duchess of Corn��  wall propose to make a-journey to  Australia, and England happens to  be in a situation to seev them  through witha great���',deal of dignity. The Channel Squadron will  accompany them from Portsmouth  to Gibraltar; from there, a division  of the Mediterranean fleet will  guard them to Malta,, and another  division from Malta to Port Said.  Six torpedo boat' destroyers will  form the escort through the Suez  canal, and two warships will see  them to the entrance to the Red  sea. There they will be taken up  .by the East Indies-squadron, which  will accompany them all the* way  to New Guinea, and then hand then!  over to the Australian squadron,  which will convey them to-Sydney.  Thus there will be an escort of  battle fleets all the way from Portsmouth to Sydney.  -  Insurance for Danish Spinsters. *  . In Denmark there is a premium  on spinsterhood, says the New Xork  Sun.   A\ celibacy   insurance   company has���been founded,  and between an insurance company and  a    husband' a   Danish    maiden's  heart 'is    rent' with   indecision.  If a holder of a policy in the celibacy is still unmarried at 40 she is  considered immune and gets a life  annuity.   If she'marries before 40  she forfeits her policy and premiums.  In Sweden and Norway there are  several old maids' homes and at least'  One of them is a most attractive  institution.   A wealthy man, more  than 200 years ago, left most of his  fortune to the old maids among his  descendants.    A supberb home was  furnished and built and managed  by    salaried   trustees.     An'   old  maid     who      can     prove     blood  relationship to the founderfJ of. the  institution is entitled-to a place in  the home.   She has a private suite  of rooms, a private servant, private  meals   and  is subject to no rules,  save^suchias^lordinary-good^Lbe^  w  iDI^IMiOZtSTDS    -A^sTID    CTIE'W'IEXilR^"  HIGH GRADE WATCHES AND CLOCKS  m  Are you needing goods in bur line? If  so, why not send a trial order, and we will  convince you of the superiority of our stock  and facilities for supplying your wants.  OUR   WATCHMAKING  AND  JEWELRY  DEPARTMENTS   HAVE   NO   EQUAL  IN    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.   ALL  OUR WORK GUARANTEED.  PROMPT ATTENTION TO MAIL ORDERS  m  Our Mail Order business is large and  constantly growing, because we have the  goods at right prices, and give each order  promptand careful attention.  OUR   WATCHMAKING   AND   JEWELRY  , DEPARTMENTS   HAVE   NO   EQUAL'  IN    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.    ALL  OUR WORK GUARANTEED.  m  m  w  JACOB DOVER, Jeweler  v <������ <^> q> cr> gr;  S^ ��is�� S^y ^="-^x ��=�����  W  '^.���^ ���  '^>7  -^W^^-^^*  ^���^���^���^���^���^���^.^.^^.^���v  TENT AND  AWNING  :Fi.��-aa?o:R'3r  Tents, awnings, and all  kindsof canvas goods made  to order.  THE0 MADSON, Prop.  Baker'Street. Nelson  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen; Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooast.  Flooring  _ local and ooast.      _  -a    - Newel?Posts."  Stair-Rail  Mouldings  Shingles    ���  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of oil kinds.  a WHAT TOU WANT IS NOT* IN BTOOK  WE WILL MAKE IT FOR YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES,  $500 in Prizes  ,   >**************6tt  The census of Canada will be taken iu April, and the pop- ,  ulation of the several incorporated cities will be known a short  time afterwards?   The: Tribune  publishes-Daily and Weekly  editions at the following rates of subscription by mail: Weekly,  one year $2; Daily, six months, $2.50; one year, $5.   The Daily  is delivered in Nelson by carrier at the following rates: Three  months, $2.50; six months, $5; ono 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 it an object for all these people to pat- -  ronize The Tribune, the following sums are offered as prizes, on  the following conditions: '"  Canada  $100  British Columbia     25  Northwest Territories ..    26  Manitoba  25  Ontario       ��� ..    25  Quebec    25  New Brunswick .-.    25  Nova Scotia  25  The subscriber" remitting  Nelson  , .. $ 50  Rossland     25  Kaslo 7::    25  Sandon    -.     25  Revelstoke        26  Grand Forks. \..'...    25;  Phoenix     25  Greenwood    .25  $2 in payment of either arrears  havior demands.  BOARD  OF  HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of  Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  All passengers arriving at tho City of Nelson  from all points east of tbe Kootonay River will  be required to furnish the inspector or olllcer in  charge of tho carrying out of these regulations  with a certificate from tho health olllcor of the  city or town from which he or she has left, containing tho following particulars:  1. (a) That bo or she has not been in auy placo  .or building infeoted with smallpox.  (b) Tliat ho or Mie has not lived in any place  or building which lies dangerously near any infected building or district  (c) That ho or sho has boon successfully vaccinated sinco January, 1901.  2. If tho inspector be Ho ves that any person is  in'octed, '.orftliat his or" her clothing or other  effects containJnfcctlon tho inspector shall detain such person and his orher clothing and effocts  as aforesaid, until the period of incubation is ovor,  and such person and his or her clothing and other  effects shall be at once disinfected.  3. It he only suspects that any person on board,  or the affects of any such person have been exposed to infection, he shall notify the medical  health officer of the locality to which tho person  is going to meet the train or boat, and to keep the  person thereafter undor observation.  4. In the event of any passenger bringing any  baggage (hand or otherwise) or whether the same  shall be forwarded by express,:the followiig  certificate may also be required from the health  officer of the town or city aforesaid :  ������������ (a) That the said baggage (here give a full  description of said baggage so that there can ho  no question as to identification) has not been in  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE. STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  - Stock   ~  We carry a complete Btock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberJBo. Ltd.  C.W. West&JDo.  COAL!      WOOD!  anyplace or building infected with smallpox.  ��� (b) That tho said baegage has not been sto  or used in any place or building which lies dan  gerously noir "to any infected' building or dis  trict.  5. A ,    strictly adhere to the following regulations  (a) All mail and baggage^ from  All railway and steamboat companies must  "  ila "  , .                 m po  mentioned destined for the City of Nolson, on or  pin's above  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 acertiflcate from the health officer of such  Eoints where fumigation takes place that same  as been done.  (b) All cars or steamboats on which have  been discovered Infected persons, baggage or  mail, will not be permitted to again convey passengers, baggage, etc., into the City of Nelson  until disinfected and fumigated to the satisfaction of the medical health ofllcor of this- city.  (c) No Indians shall be allowod to laud in the  City of Nelson under any conditions.  This proclamation goes into effect i  FRANK FLETCHER,  i proclamation^goes intoeffeot immediately.  D.  Mayor of the City of Nelson.  "AU,  , LA B   Medical Health Officer,  Nelson, B. C, Maroh 2nd, 1901.  Anthracite ;........... .$10.75  Crow's Nest.    6.15  Blairmore     6.75  DBLIVERHD  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless acoompanled  by cash. '  Office:  Corner of Hall  and Baker Streots. -  TELEPHONE 33.  H. E. T. HAULTAIN, C. E.  MINING  ENGINEER  OFFICE���8, 9, 10, liCI nnil  K.-W.-C. Block .    " .    nCLOUN  THE  CREAT LABOR  SAVINC  INVENTION  INVALUABLE TO  BUSINESS  MEN  AND   PROFESSIONAL  The Can-Dex Copying Book and Ink..  Letters and othor documents can be copied perfectly and quickly without the use of writer,  press, brush or moisture pod.  JOHN BLANK V, Agent, Nelson, B. C.  or-advance subscriptions to'The Tribune will be entitled to give  an estimate on the population of any two places in the list named  above ; $2.50, to three estimates; $5.00, to five estimates; $10,- to  ten estimates. Fill out blank below, iu accordance with above:  terms, and remit amount of subscription to  The Tribune Association, Limited  NELSON, B.C.  ��  Name    Post Office.   Province   Amount enclosed $   Subscription to...................Edition of The Tribune  Estimate as to population of  Canada    ���   British Columbia         North-West Territories   Manitoba   "Ontario    77777777...��   Quebec   New   Brunswick  ���  Nova  Soctia ���.....  City of Nelson... ���   '."'...*'   City of Rossland   City   of Kaslo   City of Sandon   City of Revelstoke.... ...7............ ......  City of Grand Forks... -        City of Phoenix���   City of Greenwood. '.        This offer holds good until the 1st of April, 1901.  IraraanixxTTTnTXTraTxnmMxixixuxziiixriiign raxinixmiramxxxixixraxiTTTTTi ______itl  MORRISON & 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  Morrison & Caldwell, Baker Street, Nelson  Sojourning brethren Invited.  NIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge. No  26, Knights of Py.thifts, meets In I. O. O. Y.  Hall, oorner  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock  oordlally Invited"to attend.  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S.  Visiting KnlghtA  H. M. Vincent C. C.  KOOTKNAY TKNT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Hold their regular meetings on tho first and  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially invited to attend. Ci. A.  Brown, R. IC; A. W. l'urdy. Com.; It. J. Stool.  D. S. U. ���  ESTATE OF FRANK S. CAMPBELL.  In tho matter of the Estate of Frank S. Camp-  boll, lato of tho Cily of Nelson in tlio 1'rovinco  of llritish Columbia, deceased.  Notice is horoby given, pursuant to the "Trustees and Kxccutors Act" of the roviscd statutes  of tho Province of British Columbia, 18!)7, Cap.  187, to all creditors and others having claims  .against the estato of the said Krank S. Campbell,  vhi  post  Galliher & Wilson of  who died on or about tho 23rd clay of December,  A. D. MOO, to send by post prepaid or delivered  to Messrs. Galliher & Wilson of tho said citj nf  Nelson, solicitors foi Glenn M.Benny, the administrator of the personal estate and eil'ects of tho  Bald deceased, or to the said Glenn M, Benny of  the town of Sirdar in the provinco ot British  Columbia, their Christian and surnames, addresses, descriptions and full particulars of their  claims, statement of their accounts and tho nature of tho socurity. if any, held by Ihoni, on or  beforo tho 1st day of April, A. D. 1001.  And further take notice that after such last-  mentioned dato tho said administrator will pro-  .ceod to distribute tho assets of tho deceased to  .the parties entitled thereto, having regard only  to thoclaims of which ho shall then havo notice.  Tho sai(l administrator will not. be liable for thu  said assets or any part thereof to any person or  persons of whoso claims notice shall not hat o  been received by him at tho time of such distribution. GALLIHER & WILSON,  Solicitors for  Glenn JI. Bonny, administrator  for Frank 8. Campbell, deceased  Dated this 26th day of February, 1901.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stevenson, or to any person or persons tb whom ho may have transferred his  interest in the Lila minoral claim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You are hereby notified that I have expended  tho sum of Ono Hundred and Fifty-Seven Dollars  in labor and improvements upon the abovo  mentioned mineral claim.'in order to hold said  mineral claim undor tho provisions of tlio  Minoral Act; and If within ninety days from the  date of this notice you fail or refuse to contribute  your proportion of. such expenditure, toceth��-  with all costs of advertising, your interest in said  claim will becomo the property of tho subscriber,  under section four of an Act entitled "An Act to  Amend the Mineral Act, 1900."  :     DANIEL  HERB.  Dated this 12th day of February, 1901.  "=.*!  ':&.  TRADES   UNIONS.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION-The regular mecting^of the Laundry Workers' Union  is held the last Friday in every month:at the  Miners'. Union Hall at 8 o'clock sharp.: Mrs  Marshall, president; C. Larsen, secretary.  TNTKLSON SOCIALISTIC EDUCATIONAL'  ���*���' CLUB meets every Sunday at 3 o'clock p.m.  in the Miners':Union Hall. A cordial- invitation  is extended to overy one to come and tako part  in discussions.   John Roberts, secretary.  ELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96. W. F. if  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, north,  east corner Victoria and Kootonaystreets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock,   visiting mem  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jame    ���  Wilkes,   Secretary.    Umo.v Scai.k of Wages "  for Nelson    District���Per  shift,;  machine  . men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, 83.25; muckers,  ' carmen, shovelers and other underground labor- '  ers, $3 00. '        -  rjlRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regu-"  -1- lar meetings of tbe Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,  C. P. R. building, corner Baker and Stanley ''  streets, on the flrst and third.Thursday of each  month, al 8 p. m. C. J. Clayton, President.  A. T. Curie, Secretary.  THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  are held on  Wednesday evening of each  week, ab 7 o'clock; in tho Miners' Union hall corner Victoria   and   Kootenay streets. :Cba> les -  Clayton, President.! John MeLeod; Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-N^lsoh Union; No. 196. of -  tho International Journeymen Barber s Uii -  Ion of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner  'ofVictoria and,Kootenay streets, aj. 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers-cordially'invited to  attend. R. McMahon; president:*J.H.'MathB  ' son. secretary-treasurer; 'J. C. G ardnor, recording  sccretarj>' . .   -'  LABORERS'UNION.-Nelson'Laborers' Pro -  - toctive Union. No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets Id  Minors' Union hall, C. P. R. block, corner of  Raker and Stanley streets, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting*: members of tho American. Federation cordially invited- to attend.  A. J. .Curie, President. John Roborts,' ro-  cordingisecrctary.  NELSON PAINTERS'. UNION���The regular  meeting of the Painters''Union is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Min-  ��rs! Union hall at. 7:30. sharp/ G oorgo Eacri' I,  Presidont; Henry Bennett, Secretary.  OOOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION-Regular  meetings every Tuesday evening at 8 30  o clock, in Miners' Union Hall, corner of Baker  and Stanley streets. , Visting brethren cordially  invited. Chris. Luft,.president; H. Smclser, financial and recording secretary.  LASTERRRS'  UNION-The O. P.I. A. No.  172, meets every -Monday evening ln  the  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at  8  o'olock.    J.   D.Mnver.   president;-William  Vico, secretary, P. O.Box 610.- ;_ .-���:*���  FRATERNAL   S00IETIE8  -    / "���*������; :���   .       - tt::  NELSON AERIE. No. 22, F. O. E.���Moet second  and fourth Wednesday-of each month, at  Fraternity Hall. George Bartlett, president;  John V. Morrison, secretary.  'JL   NELSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. Y. Sc A. M  <Sfy-Moeti3sscond-We<ln6sday In each month.���  s.'k  ^?l  :i~M  ^#  ���^Ar^i  SI  o -w-sxh *���  <J-t&&X  Aimi  i v "'a>i S-'  :��  ���/--���  jf ,  iii-7  A   ' h:  p.  It,.  I j'*  1 ������*  I F--  Ydi' -  i-  :-r  \_._f^Sx>  X'^iS-  ml  j \\_  ���Js:  ;���$���  I ��� !��'  r  ,-.r  .3'  ���4  THE TEIBUNE: NELSON", B C, SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1901  Assayers Supplies  We-.carry in stock a full line of Assayers'and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled  and  our prices are   reasonable. ,:���:���.  ^^  We are British Columbia Agents for ���  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY COS'S GOODS  WM. AINSWORTH & SON'S BALANCES  SMITH & THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA   BLOOK NELSON,   B. 0.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  NO.   219   BAKBR   STREET.   NELSON.  W-A-ISTTIEID  One thousand men to purchase  Ready Made Clothing of all descriptions. Our stoeK comprises  a good assortment of the nobbiest  and up-to-dateclothingto be found  in the Province.   Among our lines  will be found the following articles: Gents' clothing, hats, caps,  boots, shoes, underclothing and  shirts of all shades and sizes, collars, cuffs, neckties, handkerchiefs andnumerous other articles  CITY LOCAL NEWS  -and fish  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Co.  .   'Axn-  h'*:  _.- ���  wstf  - ri.  r ft ���-  i     '(? x  NELSON, B. C.  Builders and  Gontractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. Hy  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest  possible prices. " Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure. "  .It Is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our.  marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply  these products at-reasonable rates.- ���'���������-,-���.  We shall also Keep on hand  Tiles and Cement.   -- ���   '-   *f ''  a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  . Our Bricks and-Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 aiid also this year.' We also  secured prizes last year and this' year for Ornamental'and' Building  Stone.  We  Builders.  are prepared to offer special-rates to Contractors and  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for The .Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  ; ~ Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd  FRESH VEGETABLES  Are still  market  in   the  if  you  know where to  look for them. We  have some of the  nicest cabbage,  carrots, and parsnips thatwehave  ever handled. Also    a    complete  stock of green  -vegetables���arrive daily, consisting of lettuce,  onions, aspara-  I gus, spinach^rhu-  barb, and ripe  tomatoes. Other  vegetables as they  come in   season.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone 10 K-W-C Bakep Street  MURALO  MURALO  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 Mat gives better satisfaction  than MURALO.   We have twenty-five shades to select from.  Ask for color card.  Lawrence Hardware Co.  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND GARDEN SEEDS  Houston BlocV-.  Telep 10'ne 161.  P. O. Box 176,  JOHN A. MINO & CO.  The fishing season is in  stories are in order.  The Nelson Gun Club will. hold  its first shoot today at the foot of  Stanley street.  The Chapleau creditors are receiving their checks. They are  calling early and often.  There was no case in the police  court yesterday morning, and if  there is no arrest this morning, it  will mean a clean sheet for the  week.  The heavy rains of last night  have made the recreation grounds  so heavy' that the practices arranged  for today will probably have to be  postponed.  The fire brigade was called out  yesterday morning to Dr. Form's  house. A gas explosion in the  stove was the cause of the trouble.  No damage done, except to the  stove.  *"- Excavation work under the Phair  Hotel progresses satisfactorily. No  rock is being encountered and it is  expected that within two months  from date the job 'will have been  completed.  At the Methodist church tomorrow the subjects will be "The All-  pervading Presence" and '"The  Habit of Going to Church." The  pastor, Rev. J. H. White, will preach  at both services.  The bylaw regulating rthe cemetery is still in the embryo ��� stage.  "Keep my grave green" is a beautiful sentiment, but until the caretaker can get water on the grounds  the graves are not likely to keep  green.  There are a number of ' golf  players in Nelson who talk of  starting a club. Where to locate  the links is what is puzzling these  enthusiasts rather than the fear of  any scarcity of caddies.  ��� A few days ago a carload of coke  was upset at the trestle on the  C. P. R. about a mile-from .town. A  gang of men was yesterday morning  sent out to gather up the material  and'made short work of the job.  The usual services will be held in  the Baptist church tomorrow, the  pastor, Rev. Morgan, occupying,the  pulpit. "IU the morning "the subject  will be' "Vision 'and Service," and  the theme for the evening' "Christ  and the Chinese Problem." Everybody invited. ' '  ���    i  , The.' "sidewalk on Front street,  east of Hali, is in a bad way. The  earth'is tumbling down and covering'the path; rendering it impassable.' There'are several, pairs of  rubbers there, which evidently encased the Trilbys of unfortunate  pedestrians whom business' brought  along'that way."  Secretary Swannell was out yesterday raising funds to assist the  Mine Owners' Association in sending-a delegate to Ottawa to lay before the government the, necessity  of encouraging the mining interests  of the province by bonusing a refinery. The prompt response to  the appeal shows that the business  men of the city are alive to the importance of the proposition.  The Salvation Army have added  a' portable organ to their instrumental music, and to its mellow  strains the popular airs to which  their hymns are madb to accommo-  ~date themselves may be heard at  the street corners. While the brass  band is leading the rally in one district knee-drill is going on in another with introductory organ recitals.  The funeral of the late Thomas  Henry O'Brien took place yesterday  morning. The casket' was taken  from the undertaking parlors  shortly before nine o'clock and  brought to the church of Mary  -Immaculate, where high mass was  said by Rev. father Ferland. After  this the cortege was re-formed and  proceeded to the cemetery where  all that was mortal of a good man  was laid to rest.  ' A bowling alley has been- established-wBere'the 'shooting gallery  used to jibe on Baker street, east of  Josephine.. When the old attraction was Tunning bulls-eyes used to  bring the sharp-shooter cigars  enough for his friends, the aroma  of which were doubtless destroyed  by the powder smoke. The weeds  were not popular with the winners.  In knocking down the pins the  amusement does not end in smoke.  NO CAUSE FOR ALARM EXISTS  As to Diphtheria.  All sorts of wild rumors are afloat  as to the alleged epidemic of diphtheria in Nel.son. There is no cause  for alarm. There are but three  cases in the city and these are  quarantined. Every precaution  known to sanitary science is being  taken to prevent the spread of the  disease, and there is good reason to  believe that success will attend the  effort. Two of the cases are from  one household and the third was  discovered in the same locality as  the first two, and may bo traced to  them. It is, of course, advisable  that the citizens at large should do  all in their power to avert the disease by observing the ordinary  rules of sanitation. If this be done  there is little fear. A step in  the right direction has been taken . in insisting upon the  removal of squatters' shacks, whicli  are, perhaps, the greatest danger to  the community. Those who occupy  these wretched hovels generally ignore" the presence' of people who  live in the neighborhood and take  no pains to keep their surroundings  clean. All refuse matter is simply  thrown from the door or the window and allowed to rot ih the sun  if not washed away by rain or. carried off by accident. The sooner  these danger spots are cleared  away the better, in the interests of  health and decency.  On the part of parents there  seems to be a general impression  that children incur a risk of contracting the disease at school. The  result is that for the past few days  the average attendance at the public school has been less than half  what it has ' been. Medical men  give the assurance that what has  been magnified into an outbreak is  under control, so that there appears  to be little reason for keeping ,the  little ones at home. The danger is  over; there is no reason to call wolf.  Keep" the Chimneys Clear.  Of recent date the fire brigade  has been called out very frequently  to chimney fires. Every time, an  alarm is j-iing in" it costs tlie city  $25, and chief Lillie' is 'determined  to enforce a little economy oh this  scored In'f ntiir'e when these alarms  are given and the brigade turn out  the occupant;offttie'house with, the  defective clifmrfey will be ' called  upon-to pay Jthe men, A'city  ordinance provides for ,the recovery  of expenses'incurred under, these  circumstances and.it.4s.intended to  put it into operation'. A test, case  will be made, on ��� Monday morning.  If it goes in favor of, the city there  will Jbe work for" a chimney'.'sweep.  The Proposed Flour Mill.''  The board of .works approve of  the project to establish a flour .mill  in Nelson. The site suggested is  .one beloM the electric power house,  the intention being to utilize the  overflow from thedam to drive the  mill. ' It is calculated that for at  least eight or nine months in the  year there will be sufficient overflow to keep a wheel in "motion.  There is a fall of about 70 feet and  an excellent millsite. At present  the railway spur runs as far as the  gas works, so that by_extending_a  little farther east ample facilities  would be afforded for receiving and  forwarding mill supplies. The  application for the site and water  power is made by Joseph' Jackson  on behalf of himself and a miller at  present operating in the Northwest.  At yesterday's meeting the board  of works asked for a proposition in  writing, setting forth the capacity  of the mill which it' is proposed to  erect and the intention of the promoters as to wlieri' they will start  operations should 'their application  be favorably 'received by the  council.  HI.  <fe  JSTELSOIT  K^SLO  SjOlistxioit  STOVES!   STOVES!    STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES,,AND STEEL. RANGES w  Sole Agents for t\\e Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND "RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TELEPHONE R storo. Corner B iker and Josophlno Sti cot  from Rossland the local team scored  ono in three. '.With the Sandon  curlers the Nelson rink held two to  two, and with Kaslo the local men  held their own. At last night's  meeting oowling was suggested as  an acceptable summer recreation  for the club and a committee Avas  appointed to look up a bowling  green.  PERSONAL.  P. McNally of Spokane is at the  Madden.  L. F. Terry of the British Columbia Mining R'.cord, Victoria,,!* at the Humo.  T. Cunningham of. Vancouver was  among tho<**e registered at the Madden yesterday.  W. Rogers, engineer of the Kokanee, loaves today for Falls Greek to inspect  some properties in which he is interested.  Thomas P. Murphy and-Albert  Hall nf Sunkane came to town yesterday. Thoy'  arc reg'btered at the Tremont.  George Dowliug.and John Ough-  ton are down from the Silver King*. Thev are  staying at the Tremont, as is also J. McKeHar of  Rossland.  Surveyor McLatchie has returned  from Forty-nine Creek, where he had been running the chain over the Kathleen proporty, above  the Royal Canadian group. ���  J. J. Harbottle and John Burke,  who are largely interested In mining properties  in the Ymir di trlct, aro registered at the Madden  ���house. They give a very favorable report of the  camp.  Among those registered at- the  Queen's yesterday were D. Campbell and son,  Ymir; L. II. Chisholnj, Silverton; T. C. Elliott,  Trout Lake; H. R. Richardson, New York, and  W. J. Cas.olman, Midway. .     ���.  Robert Carley returned yesterday  from a business trip through tho Boundary country. It had been erroneously repor:ed that Bob  had been quarantined at Phoenix, but, hearing  of lhe trouble tho.-e, he gave the place a wide  berth. -    "  A   party   consisting- .-of    Andy  Clark," H. Porter Martin Knight. H. Chisholm  aud J. J. McDonnell leave the Madden house this  morning for the Arlington mine, near Krie,  whore operation* aro to be resuined on an extensive scale.  T. C. Elliott of Trout.Lake is in  town. He roports that the people of his district  aro jubilant over railway construction." At Lardo  there are some fourteen miles of rails which ore  to be l*id at onco on the road to Trout Lako, and  from this point to Selkirk, a'dfstance -of thirty-  three miles, the grade is '0aay.' ' Boats will be  put on the lake aa a temporary'expedient until  the line is completed along the shore, when spurs  will be put in to tai) tho noli mines of the north  and south forks. The mines of.the whole district  havo been given a new lease of life as railway  construction proceeds.'  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Pacific  Telephone  Mining Records.  The following raining transactions were recorded yesterday:  Transfers, one-half interest in the  Kaki on Morning mountain from J.  W. Walby to J. H. Keefer. The  new locations were: Lillie D, between Eagle and Forty-nine creeks,  by Bella Devlin; La Guayra at  Molly Gibson Landing by R. W.  Little and'Chris Sherbert. Certificates of improvements were granted  to W. P. - Wiesenthal on the Red  Eagle, Green Star, Gray Eagle and  Chloride.  Champion- Curlers.  A meeting of the Nelson Curling  Club was held at the Hume hotel  last night, under'the presidency of  Frank. Tamblyn, to wind up the  affairs of tho season's' pleasurable  work. There was a good attendance. The treasurer's report showed  a balance to the right side of the  ledger after all claims had been  met. The report of the secretary  was equally satisfactory, setting  forth a busy season's sport���the  most successful in the history of  the organization. ,At the close- of  the season there was a membership  of 82 curlers���not much of an increase over the roll as it appeared  when first the rink was available  for the curling stones at the close  of the year. The club have a good  deal to show for, their season's  work, among their trophies being  the Hudson's Bay prize, the Grand  Challenge Cup,. the All Comers'  award, and the prize for first in  points. These were.carried off at  the Rossland "winter carnival. During the season several matches were  played;" With two rinks sent over  Cellar to Rent���Apply^The Royal  Bank of Canada,  To let���Furnished rooms in Carney block.  Apply Miss Garrett.   ��� '  Go to the Old  Curiosity Shop if  you want to buy or sell anything.'   "  Hack- calls left at  the  Transfer barn on Vernon street,  call 35.  For   Rent���Two-room  house on  Victoria stieet.  Apply Matheson & Graham's  barber shop.  Por Rent.���Two fine offices - centrally located. Apply to A. H. Buchanan, Bank  of Montreal.  Two large, well-furnished rooms  to let.   1 and 5 Macdonald block, corner JoBe-  phino and Vernon.   Store.to-rent in the Madden blockr  fronting on Wa'd street.   For particulars apply  to Thomas Madden.  Wanted���Position as bookkeeper.  Praotioal experience. Highest references. Annuls     T.       TntKllnA __4__j,__ r  E.  Ij., Tribune ofllce.  Japan Tea of all kinds to suit  Sun Cured. Sptdor Leg, Pan Fired  your taste,   min unreel, spider Leg,  in bulk or packages.   Kootenay Coffoo Co,  Nelson Employment Agency,  Baker ptrcet. J. H. Love. Phono No, 278. P.  O, box 405,   Help _ of  all kinds furnished.  Wanted���A   first-class   "foreman  for granite quarry. One used to taking out dimension stono.   Apply to John Gunn, Nolson.  To   rent���Thrtfe . rooms   and    a  kitchen, furnished. -All^mcdorn conveniences.-  Rent low to a sultablo party. Apply S, Tribune  ofllce.  For fresh candi&sj-fruits, nuts, &c,  cigars and tobaccos of tho host brands, call at the  Bon Ton Confcotlonory, Baker street, Miss A.  L. Klinkwltz.  Furnished Room to Let���Large  front room to let; centrally located. ApDly toM.  M. Fraser, East Victoria street, near corner of  Hendryx.  Wanted���A situation by an experienced bookkeeper and office man. Kxcellen t  references. Owns a typewriter. Apply F. P. W .  Tribune Ofllce.  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  aro selling at thirty cents per pound is giving  the best of satisfaction to our many customers.  Kootenay CofTee Co.  To   Rent���One    furnished room  and 3 unfurnished ; to be let cheap. Front and  back doors, all conveniences. Apply Mrs. Knapp,  opposite Phair Hotel.  For Sale���Barber shop, fruit and  news stand. Close to steamboat landing and  station. Cheap. Satisfactory reason for leaving.  Apply T. Plnnlche, barber, Nakusp, B. C.  Western Canadian Employment  Office���Male and female help of all kinds furnished free of charge. Victoria street, next door  to Public Library.   Phone 270.   P.O. Box 711.  Copper, Copper, Copper. Copper  mines and prospects wanted. Send samples and  report to The Prospectors' Exchange. Room 4,  K-W-C Block, Nelson, B. C. Phone 1W. P. O.  box No. 700.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in great variety, choicest q��ality.  We make a specialty of blending teas-and sell  them in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootonay  Coffee Co. ���.  Gold,   Gold,   Gold.  FreV milling  gold mines and prospec's wanted." Send samples  and report to Andrew F. Rosonberger, Room i,  K-W-C Block, Nelson.   Telophono 101   No. 700.  COME EARLY  FOR   GARDEN   AND  FLOWER   SEEDS  ARE THE  ORDER?  Steel Bpigg��s and  D. M. Ferry's  CHOICEST   VARIETIES.     MAIL.  U3   YOUR  WE ARE HEADQUARTERS.  William Hunter & Go.  GROCERIES AND CRO0KRRV.  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  "^"^^��"^^��"^^"^^^"^^��"''TTTTTTTr^-rT^T^-rTn'lT-rlTT-rtrIIT  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block, . .NELSON, B. O.  Gold,'silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.   ���  Parties having mining property for salq are requested to send samples of their ore to the  Exchange for exhibition. Wo desiro to hear from all prospectors who havo promising mineral  claims in British Columbia. r ��  _    Prospoctors and mining men are requested to mako tho Excliango their headquarters when  in Nolson. - ,   . -  All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid,  Address all communications to  Telephone 104 ANDREW  P. O. Box 700  Correspondence solicited.  il* ��� "'*" ll.H��Ttg��*TTTTTTTTYTT'  ROSENBERGER,  Nelson, B. C.  . y ��� _  tittttttt::tttii i 11 ummiir tzxxzxmmmi.ij.xz mnnnrmonii  !  Wc have just opened up our spring  consignment of wall - papers, which  comprise all the latest patterns for  l��ni As we do the bulk of the wail  papering business in Nelson, we know  the patterns which commond themselves most teadily. You will he re-  papering in a few weeks. Call in now  and make your fe'ection while the assortment is complete.  F. J. BRADLEY & GO.  (IELS0K.      JOSEPHINE STREET  REMOVAL  The Galfc Coal office has been  removed to tho Ward building, on Baker street���two  doors west C. P. It. offices!  A full supply of Gait Coal  now on hand.  W. P. TIERNEY,  Telephone No. 205     General Agent.  REMOVED.  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.  GARDEN SEEDS  Wo havo opened up llio largest shipment of  be-t (quality, fresh gardon seeds ever brought to  tho JvooJenay_uonntry.���We-ai-e-sclling-Iarge-  auantities already and you will note our way is  illeront from that of other dealers in (his district, in that  WE SELL BY WEICHT,  As well as by paokago, and though tbe qualify  is the best the price is tho samo us in Toronto.  Make out a list and send to us and wo will guarantee satisfaction.  IN FLOWER SEEDS "  Wo_ also havo n large assortment���10 dillorent  varieties and colors of Sweet Peas lo holeot  from and an endless variety of other kinds,  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Block.  Corner Ward and Baker Sis.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  , Paper Hangers.  Spring  Suitings  MRS. CARR  LATE OP VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MacHillan,  Victoria Block.  The patronage of Nehon ladies solicited.  THE GRANVILLE SCHOOL  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver.  All the fashionable creations  in Spring and Summer wear  are included in my last con-,  signment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street).       ,  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT HOTEL BLOCK.  Telophono 10*   P. O. box  Boarding and Day School for Girls. Will reopen January 15th. Terms moderate. For term i  and prospoctus apply to  MAOAM0ISELLE KEBN, Principal.  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of the square shoulder���the latest*  fashion In coats.  NELSON BUSINESS  COLLEGE  Removed to Corner of Ward and Baker Streets,  Day and Night Classes in Session.

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