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Array ��� j''.,.'  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  F/VE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION ��Y MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  :7yyMSi^M  :.x:;yw^yy$&*i��  Vi  NINTH YEAR.  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 3, 1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  GENUINE HYPNOTISM SEEN  i  lx  AND PRONOUNCED UPON BY AN  INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE.  Painless Dentistry���Pulsation and Temperature Controlled���Hypnotized  By Telephone.  A party of well-known  citizens  enjoyed a genuine performance last  night,   given   by E.   Sutcliffe,   to  demonstrate the bona fides of the  science of hypnotism.     Nelson has  been visited   by   hypnotists from  time to time, but as some at least  of those on the platform  were in  the employ of the "professor" many  people are disposed to believe that  there was some collusion between  the operator and subject.     There  could be no such suspicion as to last  night's tests, as all parties concerned  are residents of the city.     Shortly  after 8 o'clock five volunteers had  assembled at Mr. Sutcliffe's store, and  from there they proceeded  to the  ��� office of the Lethbridge Coal Company on Baker street, accompanied  by alderman Selous, Dr.  Quinlan,  Dr. Symonds, Messrs. Melville Parry,  Dixon of   the   Kootenay   Electric  Supply Company,  Beaven   of   the  Bank of Commerce, Winter of the  Bank of Montreal, Martin of the  Kootenay   Supply   Company,   and  other prominent citizens.    Mr. Sutcliffe gave  each of his subjects a  number and going to Dr. Symonds'  office, across the street, called them  in consecutive order to the  'phone  and   put* each in sound  hypnotic  sleep. . Then returning to the coal  office he ranged his subjects in line,  commanding the one to look at th'e  back of the other, and in this order  marched - them   down   to   Robie's.  Here, in the presence of the gentleman     above    named���a      critical  and   exacting   committee.���he   put  his subjects through a varied performance, such as orchestral work',  drilling under the impression that  they were going to South Africa,,  etc.    One subject delivered a very  practical address ou temperance, in  the course of which he, laid it down  as bad policy for a man to "gin-up  a friend who would not giu  him  up."   Another   hypnotized   orator  predicted   that   hypnotism   would  take tho place of medicine in a few  years from date.  When taken from  under the influence none of the subjects had the remotest idea of what  they   had   been   doing or   saying.  One   of them had a   troublesome  tooth and was anxious-to have it  drawn,    provided   the    operation  could be performed without pain.  He   was   taken   to   Dr.   Quinlan's  office,      hypnotized,       and       the  doctor abstracted the tooth, his pa-   tient_nob_experiencing_a_sensation  of pain. The doctor declares that  the tooth was one of the worst and  hardest to deal with he had ever  encountered. Another very interesting test was that made in pulsation and temperature. The pulsation of the subject was raised or  lowered at the will of the operator,  as was also the temperature. Dr.  Symonds made the tests and announced the variations which occurred. Then Mr. Sutcliffe invited  those present to name any hypnotic  test thoy might have seen and  undertook to duplicate it. A few  were^ried successfully. Not in a  single instance did he fail. The  committee pronounced the performance ah Entire suc'Ces and are determined that Mr. Sutcliffe shall give  another entertainment if they can  persuade him to do so. This was  genuine hypnotism.,  its annual session in Miners' Union  Hall yesterday, under the presidency of James Wilks. There was  a large and representative attendance, but as the proceedings were  conducted with closed doors, the  public will not know what went on  until the business concludes. However, among other topics discussed  yesterday was that of the proposed  bonus to a refinery. No definite decision was arrived at when the  meeting adjourned to meet again  this morning.  THE TENACITY OF RUSSIA  een going  past,  table  nder-  Stray  similar  reason.  object,  J;y Pound.  The p  his roan"  but in the abgi  place in which to impoTT  ers, they are still atjarge,  and tagless dogs enjoy a  privilege, and . for like  While the owners do not  those who suffer from the depre  dations of cattle and horses roaming aire asking why there is no  pound in Nelson. An unlicensed  dog, according to the city ordinances must be in custody for a  given time before the animal can  be destroyed. At present there is  no accommodation to carry out the  law.   Let there be a pound.  Abusive Language.  There were two ladies of ill-  repute summoned for yesterday to  explain why they gave public expression to their private opinions of  each other. But one of the couple  appeared before the magistrate, and  she was fined $10 and costs, but  being of the colored race she did not  blush, perceptibly, when found  guilty of- the charge preferred  against her. Her antagonist on the  occasion did not respond to the  summons, having left town for  quarters unknown.- The police are  not anxious to bring her back even  on a warrant.  CHINA  WILL HAVE TO ACCEPT  HER TERMS.  None of the Other Powers Seem Willing  to Go Farther Than a Mild  Protest.  Mining Records.  The following mining transactions were recorded yesterday:  Transfers���One-half interest in the  Myrtle mineral claim on Brushy  mountain, one mile southeast of  Erie from Thomas Bennett, of Nelson to..'.''-George A. Hunter, the  consideration., being $250. New  locations���The Rainy Da,y, three  miles southeast of Nelson; Cloudy  Day. adjoining; Falcon at the head  of Fifteen-mile creek; Buffalo Horn  at the head of Sixteen-mile creek;  Victoria Fraction, a re-location of  the Royal Souvenir on-Wild Horse  creek; Black Hen on Wild- Horse  creek, situated five miles from  Ymir. _    _.  .  Western Federation of Miners.  District Association No. 0, Western Federation of Miners, opened  Furious Driving.  Owen Thomas and Philip Wade  were yesterday fined costs of court  and received a sound lecture from  mayor Fletcher on the dangers of  furious driving on the public streets.  Their plea was not that their horses  had had too much oats, but that  they were pacers and hard to hold  in. Of late there have been numerous complaints as to the speed at  whicli drivers urge their horses  along crowded thoroughfares and  over street crossings on which  pedestrians are supposed to enjoy  safety. "  - '  A Mammoth Scheme.  The London county council is becoming the greatest exemplar in  the way of big social schemes. Glasgow used to show the way; but it  will soon be left behind. The housing committee of the London county  council has just prepared a scheme  which dwarfs all previous efforts at  housing. It is proposed to purchase  an estate on the outskirts of the  city, and on this land to build 5779  cottages to accommodate over 42,000  -persons;���If the���projectj-which_is"  to cost ��1,530,858, is ' carried out'  this will really be a model  town. The cottages, which are to  be of .a varied architectural tppe,  will each have a small garden. A  public garden of about two acres  and a quarter in extent is to be provided on the banks of the river  Moselle, which runs through part of  the ground to be dealt with, and  doubtless other amenities will be  given. The whole scheme of the  committee has been drawn up on a  self-supporting basis. The further  development of this hugej housing  proposal will be followed; with interest by the whole country.  Work in Mines to Resume.  . Cape Town, April 2-^Lord Kitchener has granted permission to  three Rand - mining companies,  which latter* will be increased to  seven, to resume work with fifty  stamps each, provided the maximum wages paid to miners be five  shillings a day, equal to the wages  pf the regular troopers, to prevent  discontent among the latter. The  remainder of the miners' ordinary  pay will be devoted to a fund for  the benefit of the families of residents of the Rand, killed in the war.  The Transvaal chamber of mines  has issued a circular objecting. to  these wages and the conditions of  work.  St. Petersburg, April  2.���The  superior councillor   of the Chinese  legation, Chu We Jte, is continuing  the   negotiations   as    charge   ' d'  affaires regarding-the Manchurian  agreement.     The. illness    of    the  Chinese minister, Yang^Yu, is now  admitted to be due to apoplexy,  which will incapacitate him from  work probably for a long period. It  is    said    that    the   loss   of   half  his estate through the destruction  of a Chinese bank, combined with  political caies, is undermining his  health.  Unofficial observers scarcely understand how a doubt can be  possibly entertained   abroad that  China   will ultimately accept the  Russian conditions after it shall be  apparent that no power is  willing  forcibly to interfere,    For, as it is  urged,   while Russia' undoubtedly  prefers to carry through her plans  as made;   her diplomatic position  would suffer as little as her military  position from China's refusal to accept what Russia regards as moderate conditions of withdrawal;  The correspondent here of the  Associated Press knows nothing  about Russia's plans in the event of  China's refusal to sign the agreement, which is certainly not anticipated here now. But a Chinese  refusal could easily cause Russia to  drop all negotiations. She might  say: "Very well, this ends the  matter. We desired to leave Manchuria, but yoii prevent our leaving  on terms consistent with the promotion-of our railroad and qthey.  interests.": It might easily happen  that Russia would regard as an  actuality the contingency mentioned  in the August circular as a possibility, that is, that the powers by  warning China against accepting  the Manchuria arrangement yesterday rendered impossible the withdrawal of Russia.  that the capital would be $32,000,-  000 in common and preferred stock  and debenture bonds. Of the debentures $1,000,000 would remain in  the treasury. The same authority  declared the report to be substantially correct in its mentioning as  those interested in the new deal J.  Pierpont Morgan, August Belmont,  W. Seligman, J. Seligman and the  president of several of the most  extensive banking houses in New  York city.  Plague in San Francisco.  Washington, D.C., April 2.���The  plague situation at San Francisco is  summarized in a statement published in this week's issue of the  public health report of the marine  hospital service, which is just out.  This statement shows there have  been ten cases of the plague in San  Francisco officially reported since  the beginning of the year. All of  them were fatal.  AGUINALDO SOON WEAKENS  THE REBEL CHIEF TAKES OATH  OF ALLEGIANCE.  McArthur Hopes for Much Aid From  the Noted   Insurgent���How  Washington Views It.  Campbell and Boers Scrap.  New Castle, April 2.���The Boers  derailed and wrecked a train near  Mount Prospect. Subsequently  general Campbell's column attacked  them and heavy fighting ensued.  General Campbell was at a disadvantage owing to the mist on the  hills.   The result is not known bere.  Loomis Is Persona Non Grata.'  Port of Spain, Island of Trinidad,  via Haytian cable, April 2.���The  United States auxiliary cruiser  Scorpion has been ordered to convey  Francis B. Loomis,- the ' United  States director at Caracas, Venezuela, to San Juan de Porto Rico,  where he will embark on a steamer  for New York. President Castro is  personally hostile to Mr. Loomis,  because the latter has protested  strongly against the non-payment  of~large sums due to Americans  after the president had solemnly  promised to pay the Americans before any other foreign claim. Mr.  Loomis discovered that the president was secretly paying German  claims.        The Eight-Hour Day.  London, April 2.���As a result of  the disaffection existing among the  Lanarkshire miners and engineers,  2000 of whom are idle, owing to a  strike for an eight-hour day, some  of the ironmasters took,, st^ps to  damp down their furnaces tonight  and the steel makers will stop their  mills. The railroads, enabled by  the slackness of work, are sending  engineers and shunters to. some of  the mines. Some of the smaller  collieries have declined the^: eight-  hour day demanded by th6 strikers.  Foreign Competition Hurts.  London, April 2.���The president  today at a meeting of the Barrow  Steel Company, the duke of Devonshire, lord president of the council,  took a pessimistic view of American and other foreign competition.  He said the total orders for rails  given to British makers in 1900 did  not reach 50. per cent of the orders  giving during the preceding four  years. Competition did not account  for the absolute decrease. Either  less rails were required or buyers  were waiting in expectation of  lower prices.  The Salmon Trust.  New York, April 2,���TJie Journal  of Commerce says : A prominent  New York financial authority who  is personally interested in the proposed salmon combination reported  from San Francisco la9t night - said  Coal Prices.  New York, April 2.���The new  anthracite schedule has just gone  into effect the rate for the spring  opening is $4 a ton, a reduction of  about 25 cents from the winter  schedule just abrogated. The new  schedule for the coming year is $4  for the spring, $4.25 for the summer  and $4.50 for the winter period.  TROUBLES OF THr ALLIES  News Notes From China.  Pao Ting Fu, Saturday March  '30th, via Pekin, Sunday March 31st  by post to Chee Foo.���Though Pao  Ting Fu may be 'reached in a few  hours by railway, it is practically  unknown to foreigners now in Pekin. Marvelous stories and rumors  pass as current facts, but are entirely without, foundation. After  the reoccupation' of Pao Ting Fu  an agreement was entered into between the allies aiid the Chinese  that the former should not advance  beyond the province of Chi Li and  that the latter-- shojildlnot. go beyond ten miles inside of Shah ~ Shi  province. The Chinese have frequently broken tliat agreement and  have been attacked by both Germans and French in different parts  of the province.  Chi Li at present has 10,000  Chinese troops commanded by Liu  Kluants, the famous " Black Flag  leader, who are within twelve miles  of Puo Lee, where there are 3000  French troops who are anxious to  make an attack, but are restricted  by positive orders from Pekin. M.  Pichon, the French minister, having  informed general Vyron, commanding the French troops, that he had  received instructions from France  to the effect that the. government  did not desire aggressive action on  the part of. the troops. Provided  the Chinese shall not advance there  is littlp chance of collision  Early in March 150 Germans were  attacked near the border and two  men were killed. Two thousand  soldiers entered Shan Si province  through the Ante Suling pass,  driving the Chinese beyond Shai  Quan and then retiring to Ante  Suling, where they are now in camp.  French officers state that Shan Si  has a different people from Chi Li  province, the inhabitants being  more arrogant and daring the  foreign troops to enter. The French  have large supplies at Chen Ting  and Huo Lee, including camel  trains. Pao Ting Fu ~ is entirely  peaceful and its condition is better  than that of auy other province occupied by the allies.  Pekin, April 1.���Count von Waldersee has ordered the generals  commanding the allied troops, and  has requested.the other.;generals, to  confer with the winter^ palace regarding the instructions to be given  the ministers as to what military  action is necessary to be taken  under articles 9 and 10 of the joint  note.  Tien Tsin, April 1.���Captain Barret of the Burmah troops was assaulted with sabers by seven  Frenchmen last night. He was not  dangerously wounded, however.  Exploring Vessel Launched.  Kiel, April 2.���The ship built  for the German Antarctic expedition  was launched today. Professor von  Richtoren, on behalf of emperor  William, christened the vessel  Gauss in honor of the famous German mathematician and scientist of  that name.  Washington, April 2.--The war  department today received information from general McArthur that  Aguinaldo had taken the oath "of  allegiance to the United States  under the terms of amnesty offered  by general McArthur.' The dispatch conveying this information  contained much more than was  given to the public. The portion  . withheld related to the future disposition of Aguinaldo and made  suggestions as to what the late chief  of the insurgents might accomplish.  No official statement, could be obtained as to what finally would be  done with the prisoner, but it was  stated that he would be held for the  present, but would be granted all  possible immunity consistent with  existing conditions.  General McArthur has hopes that  a great deal may be accomplished  through Aguinaldo. During the  time he has been a prisoner he has  made quite a favorabls impression  on general McArthur. - It has been  suggested that under the terras of  the notice of amnesty, the prisoner  should be set at liberty at once, but  there is a provision in the amnesty^  proclamation which says those who  have violated the laws of war are  excepted from its terms. Whether  or not general McArthur has satisfied himself that Aguinaldo has not  violated tlje laws of war,cannot be  stated. Aguinaldo, having * been  the head of the insurrection, undoubtedly can.be held until further  investigation is,made or until .the,  circumstances which- surrounds the1  situation in the Philippines make it'  advisable to release him outright or  otherwise dispose of him.  These condicions and the general  situation and Aguinaldo's relation  to them were the subject of general  McArthur's dispatch and are being  considered by the authorities here  who will have final disposition of  the matter. The news of Aguinaldo's action was received with  satisfaction by the war department,  and the opinion was expressed that  good results would follow among  those who have been still holding  out against the United States.  The taking of the oath itself is  regarded as giving Aguinaldo a  status of loyalty to the United  States quite different from those  still in arms. General McArthur  evidently has considered it exped-  ient to have Aguinaldo take _this_  oath and apparently believes that  reliance can be   placed   upon the  age of officers to fill assignments in  this country, owing to the drain  that came from China and the Philippines, so the home coming of so  many vesscN will be welcome. The  Oregon and Newark, both of which  have been on service in the far east  a great while past, already are setting sail for the United' States to  be completely overhauled and re-  paired.  Lopez Ib Anxious.  Boston, Mass., April 2.���Sixto  Lopez was informed today that  Aguinaldo had taken the oath of  allegiance to the United States.  Senor Lopez asked for the particulars. Upon being informed'that  only the bare fact had been cabled  over, he said : "I think there must  be some conditions attached co the  announcement that Aguinaldo has  taken the oath. It is very important. You must giye me time to  think it over."   -  PROVINCE  AND   DOMINION  CROW'S NEST SOUTHERN PEOPLE  CALLED DOWN.  Must Guarantee Protection to  Columbia Smelters or Get  Charter���Other News.  British  No  Japan Gets Snubbed.  Yokohama,   April 3. ��� Leading  Japanese   newspapers   assert that  the Russian government has replied  to Japan's protest against the Manchurian   convention   to the effect  that Russia does not wish to enter  upon   a   discussion   with  a   third  power ��� relative to her negotiations  with China;   that   the   proposed  agreement is purely temporary and  not intended to_impair the sovereignty of China or to injure the interests of other powers;   that the  contents of the agreement immediately upon its conclusion  will be  communicated to the other powers,  who   will  undoubtedly find them  acceptable; and, finally, that if any  of the provisions are not acceptable  to Japan, Russia is prepared to discuss the matter in a friendly spirit.  Russia's reply to Japan's protest  against the Manchurian convention,  says the Yokohama correspondent  of the Daily Mail, is regarded' as  uns'atis factory and further vigorous  representations will follow.  Prince Konoye at Sumoro, ��� president of-the house of peers, in the  course of an inflammatory speech,  openly discussed the probable re-,  suits ofaiwar.. between. !Japan "and  Russia and said that' Japan could  count upon the friendly neutrality  of Great Britain and Germany. He  declared 'that the United States  would not interfere and that France  would only cause uneasiness by the  employment of her Annamese forces  and by a naval demonstration off  Formosa. This, he predicted, would  be the limit of French actions and  therefore Japan's vastly superior  army would be enabled without  great difficulty to drive Russia out  of Manchuria.  Victoria,   April 2.���[Special   to  The   Tribune.]���The   Crow's   Nest  Southern crowd ran   up against a  snag today.    It was rumored that  they absolutely refused to give tho  government any guarantee that the  smelters would be treated fairly;  and they even, it is said,   went so  far as to say that��they would  not  accept a charter with any   restrictions whatever; that they  wanted  a free hand to do as  they pleased.  Wheu the order of the day reached ���  the Crow's Nest Southern  bill  the  attorney general objected  to the  speaker leaving tho chair and the-  bill was not considered. This taken  ih connection with the action of the  minister of railways, Blair,  in the  railway    committee    at . Ottawa; ���  clearly shows that the Crow's Nest ,  people will be required    to   give ,  guarantees that smelters in British  Columbia must be protected.   This  may not be   patriotic,   but   it   i.i  business.  . The school bill has been  passed.  The section relating to finances was  struck out and that feature remains '-  as in the present act.        -  '  Every member of the house, except Mclnnes, attended the banquet  given.by premier Dunsmuir at the-;  Driard, tonight.   The speech of the-j;..;  evening was made by Joseph Martiu.  <?a?  ���  *>j ���-���  - ''."uit'  - t-,i>-  i - ^ .->  .������&!  '���"li'_  !.~u-yx,  ���' *\V  . v--f ���;:  I't'i  '���,-'���: -*}  '. ''k\-  [ %%&  -'-y<m  ���  W#  r '*. -J\ e  *      ���^Km*-***  ���-. ,&����?���?  *����� -x"x3s  :"7rA%<&  <\y~s&  i /**���''.��**'  \Aik  ymi.  .A Rich Cargo.  .Victoria, Aprik2.���The steam-,  ship Empress bf Japan, - which  arrived tonight, had the most valu-,;  ���'able-' - consignment^ 6f"~ silk' '"ever;"  brought in" one - steamer from "a  Chinese port, she- having loaded  1000 cases, valued at over one  million taels.  London, April 2.���The house of  commons adjourned yesterday to  April 18.  oath. The army regulations make  no distinct provision that the taking  of the oath shall give complete  liberty to a prisoner.  The wa*>* department authorities  say that offences against the articles  of war refer to murders and like  depredations. Only recently five  Filipino officers were executed for  such offences. It was not known  here whether Aguinaldo was responsible in any case for such  offences, though from the fact that  general McArthur allowed him to  take the oath of allegiance it is  assumed that the commanding  general does not hold Aguinaldo to  be chargeable with the violation of  the articles of war. It is .'Believed  that general McArthur.will keep  the ex-leader under his eye and  avail himself of the good offices of  Aguinaldo in loyalizing the remainder of the insurgent forces. Should  the capture and submission of the  Filipino chieftain mark the beginning of the end of the war in the  Philippines, as expected, the effect  on the naval representation in  Asiatic waters would be a very considerable reduction of our naval  force in the far east.  There are at present about 57 of  our naval vessels on the Asiatic  station, a greater number than ever  has been mobilized there and including some of the finest battleships, cruisers and ironclads in the  American navy. A good many of  them will now be sent home. It is  probable that the European station,  with headquarters in the Mediterranean, will be revived and also  that the re-creation of the old South  Pacific station will follow.  There has been a. marked short-  International Canoe Race.  Boston, April 2.���The plans for  an international canoe race between  boats representing the Royal; Canoe  Club of England and the Winchester Boat Club of Winchester  took definite shape today when the  following challenge was mailed :  To~tlfe~honorary secretary of the  Royal Canoe Club���rSir: At a  meeting of the directors of the  Winchester Boat Club of Winchester, Massachusetts, held on  March 29th, 1901, it was voted to  challenge the Royal Canoe Club to  sail a series of races for the sailing  challenge cup of said Royal Canoe  Club, subject to the' rules and conditions governing such contests, in  the year book of 1990 of said Royal  Canoe Club. At the same meeting  it was further voted that the Winchester Boat Club be represented in  this series of races by Hermann  Dudley Murphy, member of the  said Winchester Boat Club. Therefore I hereby make such challenge  in behalf of the Winchester Boat  Club. I have the honor to remain,  very truly, yours  C. F. A. Siedhofp, Secretary.  Chinese Expect It.  London, April 3.���The Chinese  expect after all that the Manchurian  convention will be ratified in the  course of the next five days, says  the Tien Toin correspondent of the  Standard, wiring Monday. The  southern viceroys and governors  are incensed and threaten rebellion  if the court yields. The northern  Chinese are more ignorant and  indifferent. . The Tartar general at  Feng Tien, Manchuria, has issued a  proclamation assuring the people  that the Russian occupation is only  temporary. The Chinese troops at  Feng Tien are wearing Russian  badges and the town is occupied by  a strong Russian force.  Paris, April 2.���Surgeons today  operated on an abcess under the  tongue of M. Waldeck-Rousseau,  the premier. He hopes to return to  work tomorrow.  EASTERN   CANADA TELEGRAMS.  Quebec.���Hon. senator Ross \.  improving and now is able to work  around his residence.  Quehec. ��=- The' late senator  Paquette left an estate valued at a  million and a half dollars.  Toronto.���Hon. R. L. Borden i*  to be tendered a big reception by  local Donservatives when parliamen t  prorogues.  Ottawa.���Colonel Dent and Major  Gore of the imperial army interviewed the minister of agriculture  today respecting the purchase of  remounts for South Africa.  London, _Ontario.^^Xieutenan t--  eolonel Holmes, D. O. C, left last  night for Vancouver. A large  number of officers and personal  friends were at the station to say  good-by.  Montreal.���The degree of doctor  of divinity is to be conferred by tiie  Presbyterian college on Rev. A. J.  Mowatt, formerly of St. John, N.B ,  and now of Montreal, and Rev. Win,  Taft of Nova Scotia.  Montreal.��� Thomas J, Moore  was arrested today, charged with  stealing money from a package of  registered letters mailed at Winchester, Ontario, in February, and  said to contain a thousand dollars.  Moore was committed to the court  of Queen's Bench.  Ottawa. ��� The department of  labor has been notified of the deportation on Saturday of six more  American citizens from Blind River,  Ontario. They had been imported  from Bay City, Michigan, to woik  for the Eddy Lumber Company. Ou  Friday last there were five Americans deported from the place.  Returning to Shanghai.  Tien Tsin, April 2.���Li Hung  Chang, with his bodyguard, is returning to Shanghai. He is iu-  disposed. Steamers are detained at  his disposal and he is expected to  arrive here Thursday,  A company of Germans defeated  1000 Chinese robbers March Slst  seven miles north of Tien Tsin, killing eleven and wounding fifty. It is  reported a dozen foreigners were  co-operating with the robbers. The  Germans captured thirty carts and  a gun.        Paris, April 2.���It is announced  that prince Loui9 Napoleon ha9 arrived in Paris on a visit.  , ."y,?3&  ,t��r->.'i.te��  "* ~.        **  v-'^r-  '-Pi'iZ  ^7  -.v  ���-���ftvr  _,.*| THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B.C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1901  \i   '.  TECJE  HUDSON'S BAY  STOEES  BAKER STP.EET  NELSON  Easter  Millinery  Oar stock of theso goods U vo-y  sma'1, hut, so select Wo havo ouly  soJie fifteen hats to thow you, but they  are  The Most Recherche  The most Elegant and Stylish  The Most Fashionable  Which tho ackn iwledorod Superior Art  and Taste of leading Parisian milliners  could p oduce. As to price*, we bought  them at�� snao and our oustomer-i will  get. ihe benefit of it. Please call and  txamino these  PARISIAN DAINTIES  and we will quo! e figures so low (tat  you will be agreeably burf rised.  PARASOLS TO MATCH  EACH HAT  Our general strck. of new ppring goods  is arriving daily and i- bei"g put 'nto  shape as fast as it comes. "We will taiie ;  pleasure, and we feel sure you will also,  in your inspecting our stock. Moro  about this ln a few da*} s.  THE  HUDSON'S BAY  STORES  BAKER STREET  NELSON.  means at hand to prevent it.    A  very fair example  of the way in  which this open-door  labor policy  works was furnished in connection  with   the   building   of  the Great  Northern spur at Rossland a few  weeks ago.  For this work men were  imported from   the United States  utterly regardless of the Dominion's  Alien Labor Act, and the onus was  then upon  organized labor in the  province to prove that  the men  so  imported were citizens of the United States.   In some sixteen cases  tliis fact was established and the  men were deported, but in overy instance in which this fact could-not  be proven, the men were allowed to  remain.       The   only   effect   these  deportations will have will bo that  of   impressing  upon  railway contractors the necessity of importing  under contract men who are not  citizens of the United States.   And  what will be the  effect upon the  labor    market    of    Kootenay,   if,  ia     connection   with   the   building     of    the.   British    Columbia  Southern   railway,   one  thousand  Italian laborers  are brought into  the district;   men  who when the  railway work is over will enter into  active competition for such employment as the mines  of the district  afford for unskilled labor?   If, as  the. promoters  claim, the British  Columbia Southern railway is to be  built without subsidy of any kind,  it is not likely that any restrictions  as to the employment of labor will  be imposed at Ottawa.     This will  force organized- labor to the Alien  Labor Act for its protection, and as  at present framed it keeps out the  most desirable class of labor and  admits the most dangerous.  The people of Victoria have  served their members in the legislature with notice that they are  expected to vote the V., V. & E.  railway subsidy or resign their  seats. '  There are some mine owners and  mine managers in Kootenay who  would like to have the mining. industry of the province placed upon  ,the level? of the salmon canning  business! If they.-had ' their way  the mineral wealth of the province  would furnish neither profitable  employment for its people, nor returns for government expenditures  incurred for its development.  YESTERDAY'S    NEWS   IN   BRIEF.  The Tribune has made arrangements for the publication of the  full news report of the Associated  Press, including the afternoon as  well as the morning service. This  will give The Tribune the best  telegraphic service in the province,  an advantage which will speedily  assert itself.  E. V. Bodwell is anxious that  the V,, V. & E. railway should give  the people of British Columbia the  advantages of competition with the  Canadian Pacific railway, but he is  very much opposed to the C. P. R.  giving the people of the province  the advantage of competition with  the V., V. & E. for that provincial  subsidy of one million dollars.  Those who imagined that American labor would be given employment  as the result of the displacement of  the Japanese from the Great North-  ery railway system have had their  dream rudely shattered. The Japanese are to go, but their places are  to be taken by Italians, and orders  have been placed with employment  agencies ih the big cities of the cen-  . tral states for the moving of 2000  Italians to the west. This is said  to be the largest order ever placed  for railway labor, and it is taken to  indicate considerable activity in  railway construction.  Should James J.  Hill  secure his  charterfor the Crow'sNest Southern  ' railway,    British    Columbia    will  doubtless experience the effects of  an open-door labor policy in "connection   with   the   open-door   for  railways.    This will mean the flooding of East Kootenay with cheap  ; labor, and unless  material amend-  . ment is made to the Alien, Labor.  Act, and .better facilities furnished   ������.���������   ^������. 0 .���^^.���..,6  �������  jfor its enforcement, there.will be. no | .fifteen year old girls from Montreal.  Christiana.���King Oscar and the  crown prince Gustaf have .arrived  here.  Berlin.���In . the Pqulavic the  astronomic institute has been closed  because the students have engaged  in riots.  Washington.���Secretary of war  Root announces that Aguinaldo has  taken the oath of allegiance to the  United States.  Christiana.���Gold has been discovered rnear Arendal on the Ska-  ger Rock, thirty-six miles northeast of Christiana.  Berlin.���The students of the  university ��� of Warsaw have been  preparing a great demonstration as  a mark of sympathy for their  Russian comrades.  "^London.���Olga^NethlTflBler^tlifei"  actress,.who underwent a surgical  operation last week,  is progressing  excellently and expects to go out at  the end of: this week.  Canea, Island of Crete.���Prince  George of Greece, high commissioner  of the powers, has dismissed the  foreign minister, M. Veniselos, for  having said that Crete should be  independent.  Niagara Falls.���The body of  David Holden a former employee of  the Niagara Power Company was  found in the penstock of the wheel  pit yesterday. He was a brother,  to Rev. John Holden of Hamilton,  Ont.  Berlin.���The Pekin correspondent of the Cologne Gazette says  China has agreed to the proposal of  the powers to make the island of  Kwlang Sur Nur Anion, an international settlement modeled after  Shanghai.  London.���One thousand students  of the university of Kieff have forwarded a petition to the Holy  Synod, says the Odessa correspondent of the Daily Express, in which  they ask to be excommunicated  with count Toistoi.  St. Louis.���In a; municipal election dispute at a polling place this  afternoon, United Staaes district  attorney Rosseris said to have been  shot in the arm. He was standing  near the disputants and received  the shot intended for another person.  New York. ��� Joseph Trafern,  who gave his address as 452 Sixth  avenue was held to bail in Jefferson  Market court today'for examination  on .the   charge, of abducting two  They are Fortin Brown and Mary  Friendly. The magistrate committed the girls to the care of the  Children's Society.  St. Louis.���Fire destroyed the  Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern  freight house and platform and fifty  cars loaded with grain at East St.  Louis, Illinois, last night. The fire  was caused by sparks from a switch  engine. Damage is estimated at  $150,000, covered by insurance.  Berlin.���The Vossiche Zeitung  today prints a special dispatch from  Lemoerg, capital of Galicia, in  which, based upon information  received from Warsaw, ib is said  that the Russian minister of the  interior, privy councillor Sipyaghin,  was recently shot at but that the  plot to assassinate him failed.  New York.���J. Pierpont Morgan  denies that his recent visit to  Washington was in any way connected with the affairs of the Pan  American Company or that he has  any intention of visiting the  property, as has been recorded in  the dispatches from the national  capital.  Berlin.���A special dispatch from  Munich to the Lokal Anzeiger says  count von Buelow was met last  evening in the Bosen by the German ambassador to Vienna, prince  von Bulenburg, and today they will  proceed together to Venice, where  they will meet Senor Zeinardella,  the Italian premier.  Berlin.���In Bialoystok, a town  of Russian Poland, 52 miles southwest of Grodno, a, socialist funeral  occasioned a big riot. Thousands  of people participated in the  struggle, singing : revolutionary  songs and shouting " Long live  liberty." The military finally  quelled the disturbance, but not  without considerable bloodshed.  MILLINEBT OPENING  OPERA  HOUSE  BLOOK.  vS^S 'tS"^ ^S*-^ ^S^�� ^^:^�� '-S'S> :4S'��^ *3"^ -^        0**** -00 ��� *&-0* - ���*\00' ZL"^' ** '<*' ^ '^' &.'^' ^ -0ef.  fa?- 0*' 0*' 0*' 0*- 00>- 0*- 0*' 0*- 0��>' 00- 0*>- 0*- ^- **- 00- 0*        ^ 35L-$5'- ^ .St ��� ���25' .^. tc-^ ^-^ ^-S? ^"-S? ^ vfc  "   ��� *  ��� fTTTTT fTTTTTrtTTTTTTTyrtTTyTTTTTTlTrTIiTll til . >���������������������������� ��� ���-.t.-. --.���.���--.-- _w_���__~ '���   F ���  %  i mmaiiiiiHnmum::;:ma:  WINDOW   SHADES  L WORTH 60 CENTS  NOW 35  CENTS  iziggninnignnumiiig tuirt  & Co  :ttttt?ttttxtT"TTXi  9  36 Baker Street  CURTAIN TOLES AND  FIXTURES COMPLETE  SPECIAL AT 35 CENTS  Txmxzxzxrxxx:  *  Mrs Enfield specially invites the  ladies of Nelson to attend her  Spring Millinery Opening on Tuesday, April 2nd", continuing three  days. c  Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH     -  ST. LOUIS LAGER  We  cordially invite the ladies of Nelson and vicinity to attend our annual Easter Millinery  opening of imported PATTERN HATS on the following dates.  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday,  April  2nd,   3i?d  and  4th.  We will also show the very latest styles in Ladies' Tailor-made costumes.    Each costume /|V  possesses an individuality of its own, a grace, an elegance that mark it clearly the work of an artist,  ny  , ���-1���������^������ .. -.--... -  .    ~        .-    ���" ��� .     "��� ������-. ��� .- : - " = if\  3J The^Greatest Array of Spring Goods Ever Collected by us jg  Fred Irvine & Co. s   <sr  I $  JH*  t^-'��?'0^ ��� 0* '0^ ��� 0" '0* * ^ '0*^ * 0* '00 ��� 00 .0&. ^ *00. 00 .00.00 ��� * ^K- ^fc. ��* ��� ^^�� ^^ . *^. ^^ �� ''j^. ^^�� >^�� ^^ ��� 3^�� ^^ ��� ^^' ^^ ��� ^^ >t*^f  ' ���i-^^'**-^^' ^^'^b*- ^^'^^"^^'^fc^ ^^-<^^ ^^^4^^- 4^-^^p- ^^-^^- ^t^ -^^ ������^���-^���' ���^^������^^ -^������^^ ���*^m_-^Br ^__js^^s r^5r^5 ^^3*^25 ^^3'^Sii*  TTTTTVTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTV-rT  LACE CURTAINS  FROM  to $25 PER PAIR  TrmxziTcmTTTTTOroremrjTTTTfl  PORTIERES  FROM  $3 to $20 PER PAIR  36   Baker   Street  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON.  AT  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAKER STRKKT, NKLSON.  R. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd.  FREE    LUNCH  HOT ROAST TURKEY     -  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT   THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  . M W-X3^r.+-.^'.-Av��-*��'��*-4V<  S21 to 331 Baker Street, Nelsou  American aqd European Plans.  flelson Saw and Planing IV|ills  Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER, . HARRY  HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  All Communications to be addressed to either of the above       '    '  MEALS  25  CENTS  Everybody   Welcome  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO 81  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREKT. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large oomfortable bedrooms and  Arab-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  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.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  w.*v  NI-rftr^Gr-GlapKer-'Prop^  LATE OF TnK ROVAL HOTEL, CALGARY  KOOTENAY  COFFEE CO.  ���***���*���*****���******.*****.****.  Coffee Roasters  . Men in Tea and Coffee v  ���***���***���**���*���**���****.*******.**.  We aro offering at lowest pricos the boBt  grades of Coylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our lies'-1. Mocha and Java Coffee, per  t.  ,     -���-*   pound ...9 -I0  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice' Blend Coffee, 4 nounds  1 00  Special Blend Coffeo, (i pounds  1 00  Rio Blehd Coffeo, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blond. Ceylon .Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  IVjadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  The only hotol ln Nelson that has remained  undor one management since 1899.  The bed-rooms are well furnished aiid lighted  by electricity.  The bar is always stooked by the boat dom s-  Dlo and Imported liquors and olgars,  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MrMANUS, Manager  P. Burns & Co.  Head Office at  ���tfELSONrBrOf  Wholesale and Retail  ,^__L^Qe.aJ eFsd ruM eatsl  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Bar stooked w)U) best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars.* Beer on draught.   JUtrge oonifort-  fthlo roOTnq.    Vlratkotana tuihlfl hna ri.  R. REISTERER & CO.  Markets at   NeLson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton,. NeV  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  "'        * Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  ^d��s?^? E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ��� ������ ..wu bv iWA.Tr, ���ftwrnr.l'TW nAttm-nTTl*, ��wn wmitw 4>����i<inipiTnv  WHOLESALE TRADE  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE Sc CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in derated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  miueral water.   Telephone 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale deal  ers ln   assayers  supplies.  Agon te. H>r Denve .  Fire Clay Co. of Donver. Colorado.  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  H J.EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesale dealers in liquors, olgara  cement, fire brick and fire olay, .water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  8T RUCTION COMPANY-Wholcsalodcal-  ers in telephones, annunciators, bells,; batteries,  fixtures, etc, Houston block, Nelson.  S FLOUR AND FEED. r_"  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Coroals, Flour, - Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed ��� cars ���: shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, New West  minster, and Edmonton. Alberta;   ;      ,  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS Sc   CO.-Baker  street,   Nelson.  ���   wholesale dealers in fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A    MACDONALD Sc CO.-Corner Front and  x*��   Hall    streets,     wholesale  grocers   and  'obbors in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  maokinaws and miners'sundries. :  TT-OOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIMI-  ���t*- TED���Vernon street, Nelson, wholesalo  grooers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front Btreot, Nel  "   eon, wholosale grooers.  T Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nolson.  w�� wholesale dealers In provisions, cured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  XX BYER8& CO.-^Corner_BakerandJpsephlne^  ���1-t��   streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In hard  ware and mining- supplies.  Powder Co.  Agents for Giant  T AWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  -*-*1  Baker St.,- Nelson, wholesale   dealers ln  hardware and-mining supplies, and water and  plumbers'supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  mURNER, BEETON & CO.���Corner Vernon  **��� and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholosale  dealers ln liquors, olgars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst 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 iowders,  at'  D|JU1 UUlHf   BUUUllllli! u  wholesale dealers in caps and fune, am  blasting apparatus.  electric  BBEWBR8 AND BOXILBBB Or  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  ,.,  ���\M-vBiry to M>8 'rnitlB  Brnwary at Nolson  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and Kootonay Streets.  >  P. O. Rnx SiW  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  ln (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.   .  Office on Baker Street, west of Stanley Street  . NELSON.  DISSOLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP.  Nolice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Lewis Noll and  Wcsl n K. Cox, carrjlng on business as ho-ol-  keepers in the pr-mises known as the 1'orto Kico  hotel at Fot-to Kico Siding, B. C, under iho firm  nrtine of Noll fit Cux, has this day heen dissolved  by mutual consent. For the future tho Po-to  Rico hotel will be conducted oy'Lewis Noll, who  will nsaumoall liabilities of ihe late firm and to  whom all accounts owing en.<i\ flrtn ive herowith"  payablo. LOUIS NOLL,  WESLEY JO.-COX.  Witness: Robt Re.vwick. ���  Nelson, March 26th, l!Kil.  ARCHITECTS.  tPWART Sc CARRIE-Archlteote.   Rooms  *-* tad S Aberd��Mn blooX Ottcn straot, Ntlaon..  ROSSL.AISD   E)JNaiIVBERIN0  WORKS  .CUNLIEFE  &  MCMILLAN  Foundors and .Macljlnlsts, Speoialty of Ore. Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and General Mining Machinery.  List of second-hand machinery on hand, which has beon thoroughly overhauled and Is as good  as now:  1 2;-H. P. Locomotive-typo boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  1 ��>l"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  1 Sinking Pump, No S Cameron, Now York.  1 Sinking Pump, 10"x5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern.  Watch this adverti-ement for further lists, or write us before you buy for complete list. We  may have just what you want.-  Agonts for Northey Pumps.., Stock carried.  P.  O.   Box  198. THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  SASH  JiJHLSQN_SAW  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. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND    WOOD   WORKtt.0  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  REMOVED.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing  andonstom work from ov&de points. Heavy  t&ltB loads to order on ehoi4 ooUso. 1  The-office of the Arlington Mine of  Erie, B. C, and Hastings (British  Columbia) Exploration Syndicate,  Limited, are now in room 0,  K.-W.-C. Block.  H. E. T. HAULTAIN, Manajer.  AND DOORS.  AND PLANING MILL8.  LIMITED���Corner Front apd Hall stieets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale "dealers  In sash and doorsi all kinds of factory 'work made  bo order.  WINES AND CI6ARS.  PJALIFORNIA.'   WINE  COMPANY,    UMI  V  TED���Cornor Front and Hall streets, Nel  son, wholesale dealers tn wines (case and bulk.'  ESTATE OF FRANK S. CAMPBELL.  In the matter of the Estato of Frank S. Campbell, late of the City of Nelson in the Province  of British Columbia, doceascd.  Notice is hereby given, pursuant to tho "Trustees and Executors Act" of tho revised (.tatutos  of the Province of British Columbia. .1897, Cap.  187, to all creditors and othrrs having claims  against the estato of the said Frank S. CumpbeLl,  who died on or about the 23rd day of December  A. I). 1900, to send by post prepaid or delivered-  to Messrs. Galliher & Wilson or the said city, of  Nelson.solicitors foi Glenn M. Benny, the administrator of tho personal estate and effects of the  said deceased, or to the said Glenn M, Benny ot  the town of Sirdar in the proviuce of British  Columbia, their < hristian and surnames, addresses, descriptions and full oartionlars of their  claims, statement of their accounts and tho nature of the.security, if any, held by them, on or  beforo tho 1st day of April, A. D. 1901.  And further take notice that after such last-  mentioned date tho said administrator will proceed to distribute tho assets of the deceased to  the parties entitled thereto, having regard only  to tho claims of which he shall then have notice.  Tno said administrator will not bo liable for the  paid assets or any part thereof to any person or  persons of who*-o claims notice shall not have  been received by him at the timo of such distribution. GALL1HKR Sc WILSON,  Solicitors for  Glenn M. Benny, administrator -  for Frank 8. Campboll, deceased  Dated UilaECthdajoi: February. 19(0. ?0M  THE TRIBUNE: ifELSQN, B. C. WEDKE^BAY, APRIL 3, 1901  BANK OF MONTBBAI  OAPITA1J, aU Paid up....$12,000,000.00  RHST     7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Presidont  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  ���WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,      -     -     -     Sgooo.OOO  Reserve Fund,       ....   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Branches In London (England) New-York,  Chicago, and all the principal oitios ln Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  T I*fVTl R161ft  Grant  Commercial  and  Travelors'  Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT RATH OF INTEREST PAID.  TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE.  TUESDAY'S    QUOTATIONS.  stock.                                        Askod. Bid.  B. C. GoldFIolds..... 9        S 9    2  Black Tall.        .11 9  Brandon & Golden Crown            8. 5  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate...         7 (ij  t'ariboo (McKinney)   '    39 33  Cariboo Hydraulic...      1 60 1 -IB  Centre 8tar      100 70  Crow's Nest Pass Coal    90 00 78 00  California          5i il  Doer  Trail   Consolidated.........         21 2  Evening Star...- ;          8 5  Goldon Star       - 72 7i  Fairview Corporation          3 2J  Giant .*           4 3  Granby  Smolter         47 13  Hammond Reof           - 1]  Iron Mask.../         38 32  Jim Blaine          9 4  Knob Hill         :").") 40  Montreal & London          ***> 3  Morning   Glory          !*> (i  Morrison          8 8  Mountain Lion         40 Id  Noble Five           4 23  North Star         83 78  Old Ironsides         85 78  Olivo         12 10  Payne         39 35  Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated...        28 20  Republic         26 25i  Slncan Sovereign          0} 4J  Virtuo         22 15  War Eagle Con-iolidated         40 35  Waterloo           2i 1|  White Bear          4i| 3}  Winnipeg          9 7  Sullivan         14 12*  Nelson-Slocan         10* 10  HALES.  4500 Gulden Star  7J  510 Goldon Star  *j  1000 Goldon Star  '.  ?000 Republic  20  2000 Golden Star  H  1250 Deor Trail  2  AFTERNOON PRESS REPORT  Kitchener's Telegram.  London, April 2.���Under date of  Pretoria, April 1st, lord Kitchener  reports to the war office as follows:  Plummer has occupied Nylstroon  and French has captured three generals of the lower Pongola. Thirty-  one prisoners have been captured in  the Orange River Colony. There  were no casualties.    1N  Leader Shot.  Cape Coast Castle, Gold Coast  Colony, April 2.���The leader of the  men belonging to the West African  regiment who recently mutinied because they had not been returned  to Sierra Leone at the time they  understood they were to lie sent  home has been courtmartialed and  publicly shot. The rest, of the  mutineers have been shipped to the  island of Sherbo, 40 miles from  Sierra Leone.  Miners Locked Out.  Hazelton, Pennsylvania, April  2.���The six hundred men employed  at the Oneida colliery of 5 Coxe  Brothers & Co. have been locked,  out. When the men went to the  mines this morning they were sent  home again. The company wants  the miners to report earlier for  work, but.the men refuse to do so.  No move has been made for a  settlement.  Leased to British Syndicate.  New York, April 2.���According  to the Express, says the London  correspondent of the Tribune, 71,-  000 square miles of territory in the  Chinese provinces of Shan Se and  Ho Nan, rich in iron, coal and petroleum, have been leased tb a British syndicate. If there should be  any truth in the story the contented attitude of lord Lansdowne in  the face of Russian designs on Manchuria would surely, be accounted  for.  Balfour May Succeed Salisbury.  New York, April 2.���The retire-  mentof lord Salisbury from public  life is much nearer than is generally believed, says the London correspondent of the Tribune. There  will be a new prime minister before  .the session ends and the ministry  may be changed at one or two  points. One forecast may be repeated with confidence, as there is  high authority for it. This is the  speedy appointment of Mr. Balfour  as prime minister with an elevation  to the peerage.  Carnegie to Start Theaters,  NEW York, April 2.���According  to a World despatch from London  the Daily Express is informed that  Andrew Carnegie purposes to endow a theater in New York and  another in London for the elevation  of the stage, provided a working  plan can be devised which will prevent the management from falling  into the hands of extremists or faddists. Mr. Carnegie's wish is said  to be to establish an international  theater with a stage on either side  of the Atlantic that companies and  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kiigour,         Vice-President.  London Office, eo Lombard Street, B. O.  Mew York   Offloe, 18   Bxohange   Plaoe.  nnd (ii Branches in Canada and tho  United States.  IMPEBIAL BAM  HEAD   OFFICE. TORONTO.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  throo por cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  productions may; change from one  house to the other. The idea is  said to havo been suggested by  Richard Mansfield's recent declaration that an endowed national  theater is necessary for the preservation of the drama. It i9 further  stated that Mr. Carnegie has been  consulting with actors, managers  and critics and may soon be expected to make an announcement..  Awarded Substantial Judgment.  Buffalo, April 2.���A verdict of  $13,500 was reported to justice  Kenewick this morning by the jury  in the suit of Mrs. Charlotte A.  Bridgewood against Prank H.  Brown, Lewis H. Cole, Helene  Stephens Cole, Louis F. Stensgard,  and Thomas W. Pelham. The jury  was out all night and did not agree  upon a verdict until 9 o'clock this  morning. In 'this action Mrs.  Bridgewood sued to' recover the  value-of $8000 worth of property in  Hamilton, Ontario, and interest on  the money. She alleged the defendants had defrauded her out of the  property by inducing her to trade  it for land in Johnson county,  Kentucky, the title to which was.net  good. Fraud-was alleged in. her  complaint and justice Kenewick  held it was for the jury to determine if there had been, fraud.  Destruction of Forts.  Pekin, April 1.���Regarding the  destruction of the forts the generals  are practically agreed that those at  Taku, Shanghai, Kuan and Tien  Toin must at least be rendered useless, while the north fort at the entrance, of the river..Taku must  be destroyed entirely on account of  the fact that ever since it was built  it has caused lower water on the  bar, having diverted the course of.  the stream.' ' The merchants have  frequently complained to the  consuls, but no government has  liked to ask China to destroy a fort  at the entrance to an important  river. This, however, can now be  done as a matter of military necessity and will give foreign merchants  intense satisfaction as the river thus  in a short time will be navigable as  far as Tien Tsin.  China's Trade.  Pekin, April 2.���Sir Robert Hart,  inspector general of Chinese customs, has sent to the legations'  commissioners comparisons for the  past five years. These show a. great  increase in American trade, particularly in flannels, sheetings and  jeans and a corresponding decrease  in British trade. They also show a  great falling off in the American  ikerose>ne"=tfadeTi=^RTi^iS==has a-  greater part of the business in oil  and th s merchants are Russian,  dealing especially iu cotton goods  and oil, while owing to the closed  door policy Manchuria will be lost  entirely to international trade.  - Rir sia WiU Have Free Hand.  New Vmrk. Anvil 2-rrThe China  question has again fallen into the  background, says the London correspondent of the Tribune, since  nearly all well informed men agree  that mither England iior Germany  win in erfere with Russian designs  in Manchuria and that' Japan can  be placated by concessions in Korea.  The indemnity is now under discussion between Germany and England, with the probability that the  compromise agreed upon between  them will be received by the powers  after protracted delay.  Canada at the Fan-American.  Buffalo, April 2.���E. B. Elder-  kin, special live stock commissioner  of the Dominion of Canada for the  Pan-American exposition, and A. P.  Westerville, secretary of the Dominion Cattle Breeders' Association,  held an extended conference with  superintendent Converse yesterday  with reference to the Canadian exhibit. Mr. Elderkin assured a News  reporter that Canada could be  counted upon to make a considerable showing at the exposition.  Pennsylvania Murders,  Sunbury, Pennsylvania, April  2.-���A double murder was committed today at Klinepgrove, a  small country village a few miles  from this city. The murderer is  John Gulick, aged 32 years, and hia  Capital        -  .   -   ���   $2,600,000  Rest       -       -       -    $1,726,000  H. S. HOWLAND President  D. R. WILKIE Genoral Manager.  K. HAY Inspector.  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THE   CURRENT   RATH   OP   INTEREST   ALLOWED.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  victims are his mother, Mrs. Amy  Gulick, aged 08 years, and his  brother Philip, aged 27. After committing the crimes Gulick placed a  revolver in his pocket and walked  off in the direction of Danville.  Harry Moore, living on an adjoin-  farm-, heard the shots and hastened  to the Gulick house.- The mother  was found lying on the floor of the  kitchen and the.son was found in  the: bai'nyard with a bullet hole  near the heart. Both had been instantly killed. What led to the  commission of the crimes could not  be learned. The murderer v> is still  at large.  The Sealing Fleet.  St. Johns, New Foundland, April  2.���The steamer Ranger with 30,-  000 seals and the steamer Labrador  with 20,000 seals arrived here this  morning. The steamer Algerine,  which while returning from the ice  fields with 21,000 seals was forced  into Bonavista harbor last evening  owing to a terrific storm, has also  arrived at this port. Ten ships,  half the sealing fleet,are now home.  Their catches total 223,000 seals."  Lost His Seat.  London, April 2.���The court  which has been hearing the election  charges against Frederick Rutherford Harris, who was accused of  corruption during the parliamentary  campaign, today unseated Mr.  Harris on the ground that he. had  published false statements regarding his opponent. Mr. Harris, who  was a Conservative, was the confidential agent of Cecil Rhodes. He  defeated A. Spicer, Liberal.  C.W. West & Co.  COAL.!      WOOD I  Anthracite $10.75  Crow's Nest     6.15  Blairmore    6.7*5  DBLIVSIBB1D  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY. Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash,    Office:   Corner of HaU  and Baker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  BOARD   OF   HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of  Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  AH passengers arriving at the City of Nelson,  from all pointe east of the Kootenay. River will  be required to furnish the inspector or. officer in  charge of the carrying out or these regulations  witli a certificate from the health officer of the  city or town from which he or she has loft, containing the following particulars:  1. (ai That he or sho has not been in any place  or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That he or i-he has not lived in any place  or building which lies dangorou3ly__nonr_any_in-^  ^fected'buliding'ordistrictr-:  (c) That he or she has been successfully vaccinated since January, 1901. ;���  2. If the inspector believes that any person is  inected, or that his or her clothing or other  effects contain infection the inspector shall do-  tain suoh person and his or her olothing a,nd effects  asaforesaid, until thoperiod'oi incubation is over,  and such person and his or her clothing and other  effects shall be at onco disinfected.  3. if he only suspects that any porson on board,  or the effects of any such' person havo been ex-  Eosed to infection, ho shall" notify the medical  ealth officer of the locality .to which tho person  Id going to meet tho train or boat, and to keep tho  person thereafter undor observation.  4. In tho event of Hiiy passenger bringing any  baggago (hand or otherwise) or whethor tho same  shall bo forwarded by express. the.'foUowi-.p  certificate may also be requtri-d from tho hoalth  ofllcor o' tho town or city aforesaid:  (a) That the said baggage, (horo give a full  description of said baggago so that there can bo  no question a�� to idontfrtcntion) has not been in  any placo or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That the said baggage has not boon stored  or used in any placo or buildihg which lies dangerously near to any Infected building or district. .* :->.~->:  5. All railway and steamboat'eompanies must  strictly adhore to the folio wing, regulations:  (a) AU mail and haggago froni'poln 8 above  mennoned destined for the City of Nelson, on or  beforo leaving the last point of call on Kootenay  River must furnish the inspoctor or officer in  change of the carrying out of those regulations,  with a certificate 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.'wiU not ho permitted to again convoy passengers, baggage, etc., into the City of Nelson  until disinfected and fumigated to the satisfaction of the medical health officer of this city.  (c) No Indians shall be allowed to land in the  City of Nelson under any conditions.  This proclamation goes into effect immediately.  FRANK FLETCHER,  Mayor of the City of Nelson.  D. LA BAU,  Medical Health Officer.  Nelson, B. C, March 2nd. 1901.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stevenson, or to any person or persons to whom he mav have transferred his  interest in the Lila mineral claim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You aro h��rebv notified that I have expended  the sum of One Hnndred and Fifty-Seven Dollar*  in labor and improvements upon tho above  mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said  mineral claim under the p-ovisions of the  Mineral Aot, and if within ninety days from the  date of this notice you fail or refuse tocontribut  your proportion of such expenditure, togethe.  with nil 008ts of advertising, your interest in paid  claim will become the property of tho subscriber  under seotion four of an Act entitled "An Aot to  Amend the Mineral Aot, 1900."  DANIEL HERB,  DaUd this 12th day of February, laft.  <^�� ^i^i <^?.^_i ^i^i <^a<^�� ^i<^_ ��� <��L ���<=*. <p=y .<z?. a? ,c=?  ESTABLISHED   IN   NELSON   IN   1890. * ���  Stearns'    Best   B [cycles  -A-T   HAiP   PEIOE  $65.00 BICYCLES FOR $37.00  Come and take your choice before  they are all gone.  OUR   WATCHMAKING  AND  JEWELRY  DEPARTMENTS   HAVE   NO   EQUAL  IN    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.   ALL  OUR WORK GUARANTEED.  O. P. R. Wateh Inspector.  $65.00 BICYCLES FOR $37.00  Come and take your choice before  they are all gone.  OUR   WATCHMAKING  AND   JEWELRY  DEPARTMENTS   HAVE   NO   EQUAL  IN    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.    ALL  OUR WORK GUARANTEED.  C. P. R. Wateh inspector.  m  ��sj.��35 <TI> <d> ^Zy <CH> "C���J <_> ���<-��Z> ^7X> <2><^3X2><Z5<d>'  5&&  TENT AND AWNING  FACTORY  Tents, awnings, and all  kindsof canvas goods [made  to order.  THE0 MADSON, Prop.  Baker Street. Nolson  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooast.  Flooring  local and coast.  . Newel Epsts,  Stair Kail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber .  of all kinds.  IT WHAT TOD WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  Wl WILL MAKE IT FOR TOU  CALL AND GflT PRICB8.  J. A. Sayward  BALL AND LAKE BTBEKT8. NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  " CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  Stock  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Go. Ltd.  All the fashionable creations  in Spring and Summer wear  are included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and. Worsteds, and Fancy- Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Streoti.  FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT  HOTEL BLOCK.  Large stook of hlgh-olass Imported goods.   A  specialty of the sqnara   shoulder���tfia Utoe6  XMUOBtBOORtS.  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  NELSON, b. c.  Builders and  Contractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick-&  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I-beg to ask for a continuance  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will he at all times to supply you with our products at lowest,  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods ln larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure.  It is.our intention to Install machinery to manufacture our  marble products, and next season we shall be ln a position to supply.  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep on hand a stock, of Flr-e Brlek, Fire Clay,  - Tiles and Cement.  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and.also this year. We also  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  We are prepared to offer, special rates to Contractors and  Builders.  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  tor The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  cThe West Kootenay Brick d. Lime Co., Ltd  MORRISON & CALDWELL  GROCERIES  AND  P-R0VISI9N&  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, Kelson  jimrnirraii  mmiiins  Damp  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4,. R. W. C. Block,  NELSON, B. C.  Oold, Silver-Lead and Copper mines wanted at the Bxohange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at onoe for Eastern Investors.  '-.     .     .   .-.J- r^-   Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send samples of their ore to tho  Exchange for exhibition. We desire to hoar from all prospectors who havo promising mineral  claims in British Columbia.  Prospectors and mining men are requested to mako tho Kxchange their headquarters when  in Nelson.  All samploB should bo sent by express', Prepaid.   Corrospoudencc solicited.  Address all communications to  j Telephone 104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,  P. O. Box 700 Nelson, B. C.  H.iummnmmilTlllllllllllimnillTlllilllTlrtililiiiiiiillilmiimintniiimur i minify.  The Gait Coal office haa been  removed to the Ward building, on Baker street���two  doors west O. P. R. offices.  A full supply of Gait Coal  now on hand.  W. P. TIERNEY,  Telephone No. 265     General Agent [ white Labor only.  Home Grown  Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Roses, Shrubs  Vines, Bulbs, Hedge Plants and Seeds.  Extra choice stock of Peach, Apr'cot, Plum.  Cherry and Prune Trees. New importation of  first-class Rhododendrons, Roses, Clfmatus, Bay-  Trees, Hollies, etc.  80,000 to choose from. No agents or commission to pay. No fumigation or Inspection charges.  Greenhouse plants, agricultural implements, fer  tillzers,. bee supplies, etc, Largest and most  complete s'ook in the province. Send for catalogue before placing your orders.  Address  fy. J. I|ENRY, Vancouver, B. C.  TRADES UNIONS.  ���VTELSON    SOCIALISTIC " ifDUCATIONAL.  ���*L'    CLUB meets every Sunday a 13 o'clock p.m.  in the Miners' Union Hall.   A cordial invitalion  is extended to every one to come and take part  in discussions.   John Roberts, secretary.  AUNDRY WORKERS' UNION OF NELSOV  No. 8591, A F. of h.���Meets in Minors' Union  Hall, C. P. K. -'lock, corner of Baker and StanJ  ley street*, on fourth Friday in every month afc  -7:30 p.m. sharp. ' Visiting memb-rs of American  Federation cordially invited to attend. C. Fredrick, president; A: \V. McFee, secretary.  M-fiLSON MINERS* UNION NO. 96. W. F. cf  ���*����� M.���Meets In miners' union rooms, northeast corner Viotoria and Eootenaystreets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem  bers weloome.' Af. R. Mowatt, President. Jame  Wilkes, Secretary. "Union Scale'of Wages  fob Nelson ^ District���Per shift, machine  -men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, 93.2a; muckers,  carmen, 'shovelers and other underground laborers, $300.:   .        :7--7?;.-'7.A::  rpRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regu-"  ���**- lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in tbe miners' nnion ball,  C. P. R. building, corner Baker'and Stanley  streets, on tho flrst and third Thursday of each  month, ai 8 p. m. C. J. Clayton, President.  A. T. Curie, Secretary.  rpHE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  *���   are held on  Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, ln the Miners' Union hall cor- -  ner Victoria' and   Kootenay streets.   Cha'les  Clayton, President.   John MeLeod, Seoretary.  ARBKRS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 196," of "  the International Journeymen Barbers Un  ion of America,' meets every first and third Monday of each month In Miner's Union Hall, corner  of Viotoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. ViBiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. R. McMahon, president ��� J. H. Mathe  ion. secretary-treasurer: .1. C. Gardnor, recording .  secretary.  ABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro "  tective Union. No. 8121. A. F. of L., meets in  Miners' Union hall, C. P. R. block, cornor of  Baker and Stanley streets, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the Amcrl-  . can Federation cordially Invited to attend.  A. J. Curie, Presidont. John ' Roberts, recording secretary.  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  meeting of the   Painters' .Union is held  tbo flrst and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30.sharp. . George Eacrltt,  President; Henry Bennett, Secretary.  OOKS' AND WAIT RRS' UNION ���Reg"^  meetings every Tuesday evening at 6*30  o clock, in Miners' Union Hall, corner of Bukor  and 8t��nley streets. Visting brethren cordially  invit-nd. .Chri8.L'"ft, president; H. Smelser, financial and recording secretary.  LA8TBRERS'  UNION-Tho O. P. I. A. No.  . 172. meets every Monday evening in the  Elliot block/corner Baker and Stanloy street*, at  S o'olock. J, D Mnonr, bresidenb; Willi.im  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box C1C. ���%' ���  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON AERIE, No." 22, F. O. E. ���Moot second  and fourth Wednesday of each month, nt,  Fraternity Hall.     George Bar tie tt,  president  John V. Morrison, secrotary. >���  NELSONEObGErNOrSSrATFrfcA. MC  Meets second Wednesday ln each month  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS Of PYTHIAS- Nelson Lcrigp, No  36, Knights of Pythias/meets ln I. O. O. V.  Hall, oorner Baker and Kootenay streets, evpr/  Tuesday evening at 8 o'olock. visiting Knitili's  cordially invited U) attend. H. M. Vincent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. of R. Sc S.   KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Hold thoir regular meetings on tho first anil  third Thursdays of oach month. Visiting fair  Knights are cordially invited to attend. (3. A.  Rrown, R. K.; A. \V. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Steel.  D P C  H. L T. HAULTAIN, C. E.  MINING  ENGINEER  OFFICK-8. 9. 10,        . .      NELSON  K.-W.-C. illock * "       HCLOUH  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Noticu is heroby given that, in pursuance ft  Iho notification publlfhrd by this Pepartiut-nt,  nnd dated 22nd June, 1S99, under section 3S of ihe  "Land Act." ngrecmrnis for the sale of Loin in  tho Town of New Denver, which were puich.T-r d  from the Government at public auction on 20 h  July, 1892, and upon which  ihe balance of pir-  ch.iso money and interest is not fully paid up bv  the 30th of April noxt, will bo cancelled and ;ill  moneys paid therein will be forfoited.  w. C. \VE1>LS,  .   Chief Commission of Lauds and Work-.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C, 21st March, 1901.  NOTIOE.  Courts of Assize.NiBiPrius, Operand Terminer  and General Gaol Delivery will be holden in tb..'  Court House at 11 o'clock in tho forenoon, at Ui<s  places and on the dates lollowina*, namely:  City of Nanaimo, on tho 23rd day of April. 1901,  City of New Westminster, on tbe 23rd day of  April, 1101.  City of Nelson, on tho 7th day of May. 1901.  City of Revelstoke, on the 7th day of Ma7,19( 1.  City of Vernon, un the 15th day of May, 1901.  City of Kamloops, on tho 23rd dayof May, lfOi.  City of Vancouver, on the 2lst day of Maj% lPui.  City of Victoria, on the 28' h day of May, JSJ0I.  Town of Clinton, on tho 28th day of May, I'll  .   By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE.  Provincial Secretary,  Provincial Secretary's Offloe,  PWfa Maroh, 1W1.  ���-$.1  >?i i  ���*. ''������, -  > i. -'��:*.  A A'<w  rS-'A  " ~%x,\  -^1  * **>>'-l  ' 3 J  '���' l-  'fA THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B C, WEDNESDAY, APitIL 3, 1901  Bed=Room Sets at  ���  ���-  We have not been obliged as yet to apologize on account of any incompleteness in  our stock, but if the goods continue to go  at the pace started we will have to keep  moving more to this city.  FURNITURE  When you come to see us don't forget to  bring your out-of-town departmental store  catalogue along. It matters not whether it  comes from Grand Rapids, Toronto or the  Coast cities, we propose to undersell any of  them.  SANDON  NELSON  If. 7*.  I'"-1*.- ���  J". -  I <*Vv  Assayers Su  '.'      We carry in stock  a full   line of Assayers' and Chemists'  Supplies.   The  quality  of our goods  cannot be excelled  S      and  our prices  are   reasonable.== =���' -  We are British Columbia Agents for������     *   ^,�� �����    **_r\_r\r.n  (��� THE DENVER FIRE CLAY COS'S GOODS  5 WM. AINSWORTH. & SON'S BALANCES  \ SMITH <Sc THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  .  VIOTORIA   BLOCK  NELSON,   B. O.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  NO.   219  BAKBR   STREET,   NELSON.  "W^L-lNrTIEilD  One thousand men to purchase  R��fldy Made Clothing of all descriptions. Our stocK comprises  a good assortment Of the nobbiest  and up-to-dateclothingto befound  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 and numerous other articles  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 that 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 Block.  Telephone 181.  P. O. Sox 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Fire chief Lillie got back from  Spokane last night bringing with  him the team of horses purchased  for the department.  The mine owners of Rossland have  issued a manifesto, declaring that if  there be any trouble with the  miners the mines will be promptly-  closed down. There is trouble  anticipated. '  Pish stories have not yet begun  . to circulate. The speckled beauties  so far display no keen appetite for  the     artificial    fly.   The   weather  -must-improve-before���big���baskets=  can be spoken of.  Citizens are asking when the  shack nuisance is to be abated. Few  of the miserable, unsanitary hovels  have as yet been vacated, although  their removal was ordered by the  "city council a couple of weeks  ago.  A good program of games and  music has been arranged for the  social to be given by the Young  Men's Social Club at their rooms in  Emmanuel church this evening.  Refreshments will be served and ull  are cordially invited.  There is a Paul Kruger in Nelson  ���not the great Oom���but nevertheless a ^Dutchman. He cleared  some land-recently .oh the 40-acre  park site,'and is anxious to retain  it, while1 the^mfiS-?anch. people (so  Kruger says) are trying to dispossess hini'. His complaint is being  investigated by the mayor and city  engineer. , .. :-  Lieutenant-cblonel Mrs. Read,'  superintendent of the women's  social work of the Salvation Army,  will arrive in Nelson tomorrow from  Rossland, and will address a meeting in the barracks in the evening.  Mrs. Read is thoroughly conversant  with her subject and interests all in  the work of rescuing fallen women.  All should hear what the army proposes in connection with this matter.  THE   MILLINERY   OPENING  A Success in Nelson.  The millinery openings in Nelson  yesterday excelled anything of the  class ever before attempted in the  city. It is only a few brief years  ago since Nelson put on metropolitan airs, bub since that date she  has lived up to her ideals. Visitors  from the big centers of population  in tho east might smile at the  thought of an Easter millinery  opening in this new city in tho  mountains of tho wild and woolly  west, but those of them who had  the advantage of inspecting yesterday's displays will alter their  opinions. No more choice selection  of millinery goods could be desired  than that presented in Nelson.  There may not be the puzzling quantity on exhibition,  but as to the quality there  can be no second opinion. The  goods were selected in the best  markets and the buyers knew how  to cater to the tastes of a community who will have the best and the  latest no matter what the cost.  At Fred Irvine and Co.'s there was  a busy time yesterday. The store  was crowded from opening to close,  and while sales were brisk, there  were scores of ladies who simply  attended to see the big display of  art as outlined by dame fashion in  her latest and happiest mood. As  might be expected, some of the  newest creations in the way of  millinery were bought up, but  only on condition that they should  not be removed until others had  the opportunity of admiring them.  The French models were not more  admired than were those of the  American or Canadian modiste, but  so choice and varied was the display  that selection- was difficult. Tlie  flowers to be worn this season are  large���full bloom. Autumnal leaves  play ah agreeably conspicuous part  in the trimmings and berries are  also much in evidence. Feathers  are evidently not so popular as of  yore, and little else than the ostrich  tip is to be seen except \n broad  hits of the Gainsbbro style. ' There  is the usual variety of shapes, with  some new ideas added, while laces,  silks and other delicate textures are  also quite the thing. Those who  went in to Fred Irvine\s to see a  millinery opening had an extra  pleasure in store /or them. The  mantle department received its due  meed of attention' and proved an  agreeable surprise to everyone, as  did also the other counters laden  with the latest in silk waists,foreign  fabrics, dress goods, Parisian costumes, etc. The opening continues  today and tomorrow.  Ac Mrs. McLaughlin & Co.'s the  millinery display attracted all the  patrons of the establishment as  well as hosts of admiring spectators and new customers. -Mrs. McLaughlin secured most of her season's goods from New York and  San Francisco, but they include all  the newest things out. Blue and  old rose seem to be among the  leaders in the popular shades, but  black-arid gold take a good second  place. It-would be difficult to describe the many sonnets of bonnets  and hats displayed here. To appreciate the grandeur and variety  ^of display^one'must^see���themf^and"  this opportunity is offered today  and tomorrow, when the exhibition  proper closes and business begins in  earnest. There is an endless variety in straw and made-up millinery, flowers, laces, feathers and  everything calculated to add beauty  to headgear.  Mrs. Enfield, in opera house block,  had her millinery opening yesterday, and it will be continued until  Thursday afternoon;* There is to  be seen a fine selection of English,'  American, and Canadian straw  millinery in all approved shapes  and crimming.a, and carefully classified. Trimmings are iu great  variety, and not the least attractive  of the hats displayed were those of  original design or copies made by  Mrs. Enfield herself. Here also was  evidence that fashion decrees large  flnwfi s, autumn leaves, and happy  combinations of color. Some of the  shapes in tuscan and straw webbing  are very attractive.' Mrs. Enfield's  ready-to-wear hats, will be found  very acceptable. One must see the  assortment to appreciate it.  Commissioner Senkler's Libel Suit.'  The libel suit which gold commissioner Senkler has entered  against Mrs. Edward McConnell of  Dawson City is a rather unusual  one.    The woman in the  case  runs  HI.    BTEES  Sc   GO.  acTHLsoisr  KASLO  S-A.3STIDOIT  STOVES!   STOVES!    STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  ���H5��'  Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TELEPHONE R  Storo, Cornor Baker and Josephlno Sti cob  the Melbourne hotel in Dawson,  immediately in the front of which  the Yukon council permitted the  Dawson City Water Company to  construct its reservoir. The  presence of the water ruined the  whisky business and Mrs. McConnell  suffered. She therefore lodged-  complaint against the members of  the council, charging that they had  a pecuniary interest in the reservoir  in question and out of this the  several libel actions spring.  Buried at Home.  Charles Hillyer, who accompanied  the remains of the late E. McNair  to New "Westminster for interment,  has returned to Nelson. At the  railway depot the Masons and  Knights of Pythias met the corpse,  and in solemn procession escorted  it to its last resting place. The  service at the grave was the impressive one of the Masonic order.  The estate of the deceased has not  yet been administered, but it is  thought he died worth about  $10,000.   The Cemetery.  While the medical men of Nelson  complain of business as being."dis-  gustingly quiet," in professional  parlance, the man who presides  over the business interests of the  cemetery declares that last week  things were more lively than at any  period during his experience. There  were six burials calling for his  kindly offices.  PEESONAL.  G. T. Ransom, Sandon, was registered at the Hume yesterday. '  Police magistrate Crease is still  confine'1 to his room through il'ness.  J. M. Sandilands.one of the pioneer  mining hrokerB of Sandon, was in town, yesterday. "...  F. J. Smythe, Moyie Leader, paid  Nelson a visit yesterday.. He is registered at the  Queon's.  H. Roy, Rossland, and T. A. Tuzo,  aminiog man from England," registered at the  Phair yest- rday.  Miss Lewes,  Sandon,"and  H.  F.  Beer, Goat Creek, were among the names on tho  Tremonc register yesterday.  ' A. F. Nantom, Winnipeg.anephew  of Ccl. Jarvis of tliis city, passed through yesterday on a visit to the Boundary country.  A.   M.    Johnston,    representing  Grcenshields & Co..-wholesale clothiers, is doing  business in (own.   Ho came in yesterday,  Charles Hillyer has returned from  the r'oast. He report's that V'ctoria, Vancouver  and New Westminster arc busy centers just now.  John McDougall, who used to be  in Ihe real estate buslnoss in Nelson, and who  has boen for so "eral -woeks in the General  Hospital, yostorday mado his flrst public appear-  anco sines his illness.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  For Sale or. Rent.���Piano at the  Old Curiosity Shop.  ���    .  To  loan on improved properly.   Straight mortgage at 8 per cent.  No monthly loan or no fines.   The only agent in the cily that  can give the borrower his money when he wants it.  .Cellar to Rent���-Apply The Royal  Bank of Canada.     \. . '...  Wanted���At .once, one bodice and  two shirt hands.   Apply Mrs; Catr, Victoria, blk.  Situation Wanted���Japanese first  class cook.  City or CDunlry.  Apply P. O. Box  GIG.  For Rent.���Two fine offices centrally located." Apply to A. H. Buchanan, Bank  of Montreal.  ��� Two large, well-furnished rooms  to let. 1 and ii Macdonald block, corner Josephine and Vernon. '.,'"���  Store to rent in the Madden block,  fronting on wi'd street. For particulars apply  to Thomas Madden.    .  A    first-class   expert    salesman  wants position in clothing store. A Guonther,  1175 Baker Street, Nelson. * .,..*;..������������  Wo   have buyers   for gold and  cnptier mino**!, Tho Prospectors'Kxchaneo. room  4, .K W-O Jblock. -Telephone 101.   Nelson, B. C.  1 Japan Tea; of- all kinds to suit  -your taste. - Sun^Citfe'd.- Sp'der Leg, Pan Fired  In bulk or packago's.*' Kootenay Coffee Co.  :-   Nelson     Employment     Agency,  Baker stieet. J. H. Love. Phone No 278. P.  >0, box 46j,    Help   of  all kinds furnished.  For sale���Smith Premier typewriter in excellent condition. Ow-eer leaving  tne country.   Apply Typewriter, Tribune ofllce.  For fresh candies,frqits, nuts, &c,  cigars and tobaccos of the best brands, call at the  Bon Ton Confectionery, 'Baker atreet, Mies A.  L. Klinkwitz.  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  are selling at thirty cents pei* pound is sriving  the best of satisfaction to our many customers.  Kootenay Coffee Co. ~ ~  If you have a mine or prospect for  eale, sent sampl-'s of ore and report to Tbe Pros-  pp.ct-.rs' Exchange, room 4, K-W-C Blcck. Telephone lt'4.*   Nelson, 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.  We have Indian, Ceylon and  China Teas in great variety, choicest quality.  Wo mako a specialty of blending teas and sell  thorn In any quantity at lowest rates. Kootenay  Coffee'Co.  ^_m____m.^��^���^�����^^*  ROOMS TO LET  BAKER STREET.  PHONE 251.  HUGH R. CAMERON  Two  La-ge Rooms  joined by arch.    Very  suitable for offloes.     Rent $20.   Houston Block.  Apply  D. J. DE WAR. Madden Block,  MILLINERY    DISPLAY  WILL TAKE PLACE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3rd  AND CONTINUK UNTIL FOLLOWING DAY.  Ladies of Nelsons you are respectfully invited   to  attend  our display of Pattern Hats, Bonnets, Millinery, Novelties, etc.  Bakor Streot, Adjoining Broken Hill  B'oek, in premises vacatod by J. .1.". Walker.  e. Mclaughlin & co.  William Hunter & Company  GROCERIES .AND   CROCKERY.  IN   GOOD  TIME  Our Sale of Toiletware came just in good time for the  housecleaner.   A rare chance   for   a   few   days   only.  TOILET   SETS  $4.00   Sets   for   $2.40  $6.00   Sets   for   $3.75  All ' the   latest   shapes   and patterns.     How can we do   It?  Call and   see.  William Hunter & Company  GROCERIES AND CROCKERY.  FRESH VEGETABLES  Are still in. the  market 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, : asparagus, spinach, rhubarb, and ripe  tomatoes. Other  vegetables asthey  come in  season.  KIRKPIlTEICK ^WILSON  The LeadingGrocers.  Telephone IO K-W-C Baker  Street  GARDEN SEEDS  We have opened'up the largest sliipmont of  bet quality, fresh garden seeds over brought to  the "ICooteniy   country.    We are selling large  Suantities already and you will noto our way is  ifferent from that of other dealers In this dis-  tiict, in .thati  *.   WE SELL, BY WEIGHT  As well as by package," and though tho quality  is tho best the price la tho same ns in Toronto.  Mako out a list and send to us and wo will guar-  anloe satisfaction.  IN FLOWER SEEDS  Wo also havo a large assortment���10 different  varieties nnd colors of Sweet Peas to seleot  from and an endless variety of other kinds.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W. C. Block.      Oorner Ward and Baker Sts.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPflINC  TERM  BECINS APRIL 1st.  Bookkeeping, shorthand and typewriting  thoroughly taught. Do not mis^ this opportunity  of noqviiring a business education. Noto address.  CORNER WARD AND BAKER STREETS j  ������  . .   -y.��L  Wo have just opened up our spring  consignment of waU papers which  comprise all tho latest patterns for  lani Agwedo the bulk of the wail  papering business in Nelson, wo know  the patterns which commend themselves mos't readily. You will bo re-  papering ih a few weeks. Call in now  and make your se'ectibn while the assortment is complete.  F.J. BRADLEY & GO.  HELSON.      JOSEPHINE STREET  MRS. CARR  LATE OF VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MacMIUon,.  Victoria Block.  The patronage of Nelson ladles solicited.

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