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Array .,.i"  Mineral Production of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  Mineral Production of Kooteqay \i\ 1900  $10,562,032  NINTH YEAR  NELSON, B. C, FRIDAY MORNING,  APRIL 5,  1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  I  I-  Etv'  ENUMERATORS' HARD WORK  FIFTY NAMES EACH THE AVERAGE AT START.  Questions Which Cannot or Will Not  Be Answered���How the Chinamen  Obstructs Prowess.  The enumerators started out on  their work yesterday morning, and  on comparing notes at night found  that they had averaged fif ty names  apiece.    However, better results are  expected in future.     They will not  work today, but on Saturday they  will be at it again.    There are some  very amusing experiences.    Invariably when a Chinaman answered  the door, the officers were taken for  book   agents   and   informed   that  "missee no in."    On trying  to explain the situation to John  "he no  savee.".   In one' instance the man  with the census papers forced his  way in, but failed to see the master  or mistress of the house, who  were  doubtless informed that a tax collector or book agent was  making a  call.    In another instance a family  was     located     in     whose     case  the enumerator had to seek advice  as to how to define their nationality.   The father is a Canadian who  has taken out his  first papers   on  the other side; the mother is a Dane  by birth and of the childern two  were born in the United States and  one in   Canada.   As usual  on the  question of age there was some deli  cacy.   One lady of mature age  approached   on   the   subject,  appeared     very     reluctant  wer.  the   question.      "You  not   be    afraid,"  census man,  "for  was  and  ans-  need  suggested    the  I am sworn to  secrecy." He thought [he was help-  ing matters out,  but  he  was  not.  . ->The very suggestion that there was  any secrecy in the "matter c'adsed  the lady to denounce him as insolent and to call him everything but  a gentleman. She finally announced  that he might put hei* down  as       27. This        was       done,  but there was aslight suspicion on  the part- of the man making the  entry that there was at least one  misrepresentation'in that schedule.  On tlie point of religion there was  also some difficulty experienced.  Many protested against associating  themselves with any particular,  sect and yet objected to being put  down as atheists. A marked indifference on matters of religion was  conspicuous. It was also found  that many people are unable to give  the date of their birth or the exact  age of their children. In many  cases the woman of the house declined to give information in the  absence of her husband and when  =pressed=tO-do=so=professed-to-be=un-  able to answer the questions. Under  such circumstances the enumerators  will be obliged to call again. It  would facilitate matters greatly if  people would understand that the  information asked for must be  given to the best of their belief and  knowledge and that as the name  does not appear and the enumerators are sworn to secrecy there can  be no purpose served by failing to  answer the questions.  Scientific Hypnotic Tests.  E. Sutcliffe last night gave  another private exhibition of his  prowess as a hypnotist. As on the  previous occasion the tests were  given in the presence of some of  Nelson's leading citizens, including  two medical men. The seance was  held in the dentistry parlors of Dr.  Quinlan, who again last night  extracted a bad'tooth from one of  Mr. Sutcliffe's subjects, while the  latter was in a hypnotic condition.  The operation was painless. One  of the other scientific tests of last  i night was that of preventing, by  suggestion, the cireulation<of blood.  The subject was hypnotized, and at  the suggestion that the blood was  not coursing in his arm or hand Dr.  Symonds made an ineis-ion in the  flesh of the finger. Ib did not bleed,  but when the operator suggested  a flood of blood it came freely.  Some very amusing things were  done by the subjects, over whom  Mr. Sutcliffe evidently possessed  complete control.--His work is clean,  swift and effective.  The Washington Cabinet.  Washington, April 4.���The president aud secretary Hay were in  conference for almost an hour to  day. Secretary Root was present a  portion of the day. The subject of  the consultation was not disclosed,  although it was surmised that it  related to the Chinese situation.  Secretary Root pronounced the  stories that Aguinaldo had been invited tjlBfatMu or that he was com-  the secretaryOT^BHHHa the secretary of war hadMiepSted, Lord  Pauncefote, the British ambassador,  called at the White House. The  official explanation of the British  ambassador's visit was that he  called to present the acknowledgments of the British government  for the expressions of condolence on  the death of Queen Victoria.  Shot Wife and Self.  Adrian, Michigan, April 4.���  Darius C. Batchelor, a horse breaker,  today shot his wife through the  throat in their house and then retiring to an upstair's room shot  himself through the temple, dying  instantly. Mrs. Batchelor lived but  a few minutes. The couple had  quarreled a great deal the past few  days. . .     *  Rumored Attack on Czar.  London, April 4.���A special dispatch from Vienna say9 a report is  published there that an officer of  the Guards entered the czar's study  yesterday and fired-at him with a  revolver. His majesty was not hit,  the dispatch adds, and the officer  committed suicide. The story is  doubted. ,    ..  LAUNCHING OF THE CELTIC  CIVIL   LIST   PROPOSITION  INCREASE    RECOMMENDED  THE   COMMITTEE.  BY  Largest Vessel Ever Built.  Belfast, April 4.���The new  White Star line steamer Celtic, the  largest vessel ever built, was successfully launched here this morning in the presence of a large and  representative gathering. The  christening was performed by the  marchioness of Dufferin. . Among  the prominent people . who participated-in. the ceremony .were the  countess Cadogau, wife of the lord  lieutenant of Ireland; the marquis  and marchioness of Dufferin; the  marquis and marchioness of Londonderry, and the earl and countess  of Shaftesbury. The arrangements  for the launching were similar to  those of the Oceanic and the new  vessel glided from the ways and  was pulled up within her own  length by dropping three pairs of  anchors. The launching occurred  amidst the enthusiastic cheers of  the people and the blowing of horns  and fog horns. The Celtic has nine  decks and a capacity for 2859 passengers. She will carry a crew of  335 men. Her tonnage is 3600  greater than that of the Oceanic  and nearly double that of the Kaiser  Wilhelm Der Gosse and her displacement is 12,000 greater than  that=of-the=latter-vessel,=-while=her-  displacement and tonnage are 10,350  over that of the Great Eastern.  To Storm Vancouver.  Victoria, April 4.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Au aggregation of  spellbinders, including Jimmy Anderson of Princeton, Smith Curtis,  M.P.P., of Rossland, and E. V. Bod-  well of tliis city, are billed to speak  at Vancouver tonight on the question of a competitive railway from  the coast to Kootenay. They all  favor the V., V. & E. Were there no  subsidy in sight', they would probably not be spellbinding.  E. L. Minis, well known at Ka9lo  in the early days, and who after  leaving Kaslo killed a man at  Pendleton, Oregon, and received a  penitentiary sentence, has been pardoned.  Passed Resolutions.  Vancouver, April 4,���[Special to  The Tribune.]���At a large mass  meeting tonight addressed by Smith  Curtis, E. V. Bodwell and other  speakers, a resolution was passed  favoring a competitive line from  the coast to Kootenay.  Not Final.  London, April 5.���The Renter  Telegram Company has received the  following despatch from Pekin,  dated April 4th : "China's rejection  of the Manchurian convention  appears to be of a rather temporizing nature, leaving the matter still  open to future discussion."  Plague Cases.  . Capetown, April 4.���Two deaths  from bubouic plague and one suspected case were officially reported  today.  Labouchere,  the   Only Signer of the  Minority Report, Thinks Present  List Sufficiently High.  London, April 4.���The report of the  committee appointed to consider  changes in the civil list recommended that the new civil list be fixed  at about ��470,000 as follows : Privy  purse ��11,000; salary of household  and retired allowances, ��125,000;  expenses of household, ����193,000;  works, ��10,000; royal bounty, alms  and special service, ��13,000; and  sundries, ��8,000. The report recommends an annuity of ��20,000 to the  duke of Cornwall and York; ��10,-  000 to the duchess of Cornwall and  York and ��00,000 to each of the  king's daughters. The queen's annuity in the event of her surviving  the king is increased to ��70,000,  and an annuity of ��30,000 is provided for the duchess of Cornwall and  York in the event of her surviving  the duke. The proposals for the  civil lists has a net increase of ��67,-  000.  H. Labouchere, advanced Liberal,  the sole signatory of the minority  report, thinks that no increase is  necessary. In a piquant paragraph  he says: "The committee did not  deem it within the scope of their  inquiry to consider whether a continuance of the pomp of pride and  ceremony of the court is desirable.  Suggestions have been received that  the cost of living has gone up  among the wealthier 'classes since  her late majesty ascended the  throne. This idea,seems to be due  to the present ostentatious expenditure of some of those who have  suddenly- acquired. large - fortunes.  But your committee does not believe  the sovereign would desire to enter  into monetary competition with  such persons, or encourage by his  example such vain-glorious prodigality on the part of his subjects."  EASTERN   CANADA TELEGRAMS.  St. John.���Superintendent Bustin  of the provincial reformatory for  boys has been missing since Monday.  Windsor, Ontario.���A gas well  with a capacity of a million and a  half feet per day has been struck at  Lemington.  Toronto.���'A scheme for the amalgamation of the medical faculties  of Toronto and Trinity universities  has fallen through.  Montreal.���Frank' Reardon, proprietor of the largest painting and  decorating   establishment  in   this  ^cityhasassignedr^Liabilitiesaboufr  $20,000.  Murray Bay, Quebec.���The wife  and five children of Alex Terrin of  Tadousac were drowned in the  Saguenay river yesterday. They  were coming in a boat from above  the Saguenay, where they had been  all winter, when the boat capsized.  Quebec,���The board of trade  council passed a resolution concurring in the opinion of the harbor  commissioners that winter navigation between Quebec and the Atlantic ocean is feasible and urging  the Dominion government to take  means to establish the same.  St. Thomas, Ontario.���While performing the marriage ceremony between Leon Dancey. and Miss  Phoebe Travis of Guysboro last  night, Rev. George Mason, pastor  of Bay ham Baptist church, dropped  dead. He fell forward in the arms  of the groom and died before assistance could be procured. Heart  disease was the cause.  Comber, Ontario.���The" body of  Fred Palmerston, a young Englishman residing at Tilbury, was found  lying beside the Michigan Central  railway track about two miles east  of this place last night with his  throat cut. The young man had  deliberately committed suicide by  cutting his throat with a jackknife,  which he had clasped in his hand  when the body was found.  Toronto.���Hon. Mr. McMillian,  lieutenant governor of Manitoba, is  here to consult premier Ross and  attorney general Gibson, regarding  the constitutionalty of the Manitoba railway bill. The bill deals  with the rights of Manitoba to fix  rates on grain to Port Arthur.  Port Arthur is in Ontario and the  constitutional question is as to the  rights of Manitoba to fix rates beyond the confines of the province.  Solicitor general Fitzpatrick aud attorney, general Gibson will/both  prepare opinions for use of the Dominion government on the point.  Halifax.���The steamer Lake  Ontario, with 21 invalided Canadians on board, arrived here from  Liverpool at 6 o'clock this morning.  Among the invalids are trooper  La wes of Rossland, privates Brown  of Nelson, Lefroy of Vancouver,  Nicholas of British Columbia (name  of town or city not given) and  Hammond of Fernie. They left for  home this afternoon.  Light and Power Company.  Montreal, April 4.���The Montreal Heat, Light and Power Coin-  peny was formally organized today,  when the following board was elected : H.S.Holt, president; James  Ross, first vice-president; Rudolph  Forget, second vice-president; L. J.  Forget, Robert MacKay, H. B. Bain-  vil"e, H Montague Allan, lieutenant-  colonel Henshaw and -C. E. L.  Porteous, directors. H, H. Henshaw  was appointed secretary-treasurer.  The capital is $17,000,000. . The  company takes over the Montreal  Gas Company, Royal Electric Company and Chambly Poper Company.  Shareholders of the first two con-7  cerns aire receiving two, and half  shares in the new company for each  hundred dollars par value of stock  in , the old company. Chambly  Company shareholders get share for  share.  TO INCLUDE THE PHILIPPINES  New Postal Treaty.  Washington, April 4.,���In addition to the arrangement already  effected with Canada it is said that  a reduction of the postal money  rate between the United States and  both the Philippines and Cuba will  be put into operation on July 1 st  next. The arrangement just  signed between the-.postal administrations of the United States  and Canada* will take effect on-that  day and negotiations are now in  progress .with the islands mentioned which are expected to be  consummated in time for all'these.  arrangements to be effected simultaneously. This means a reduction  on all money order business between  the United States, Canada and the  Philippines of from one per cent,  the international rate which now  appears, to three fourths of one per  cent, which is the domestic rate..  Soldiers Can't Agree.  London,    April    5.���The   Daily  Chronicle publishes the   following  despatch from Berlin:   "Count von  Waldersee has sent an urgent  telegram to emperor William imploring him to endeavor to hasten ne-'  gotiations for the withdrawal of the  allied troops on   the ground that  it is impossible to prevent quarrels  =betweeh=the'soldiers=df"=the==differ���  ent nationalties   which   might   at  any    moment    lead     to     serious  trouble."  May Visit United States.  Paris, April 5.���The Matin's correspondent at Utrecht says: "Mr.  Kruger, in the course of an interview, said nothing had been decided on the subject of a visit to  the United States, but he would  undertake it if his strength permitted and if he could hope for  some advantage to the cause."  An Immense Army.  London, April 4���By the'end of  May, says the Moscow correspondent of the Daily Graphic, the Russian army in Manchuria will number 300,000 men. If is understood  that the Russian minister, of war,  general Katourakrine, reckons upon  the possibility of having to despatch an army corps southward  into Korea.  Kaiser's Precautions".- ���  Berlin, April 4.���The members  of the emperor's bodyguard, besides  a special corps of bicyclists, who  relieve each other, are now armed  with lances when accompanying  his majesty on horseback. The  Evening Vossiche Zeitung demands  to know what justifies the Kaiser  in showing such a fear of the people. It compares- his precautions  with those taken by the czar.  Anti-Austrian Risings.  London, April 5.���The Trieste  correspondent of the Daily Express  reports anti-Austrian risings near  Trieste and the burning by incendiaries of the residence of the governor of Trieste, Count Gress, at  Levico in the Austrian Tyrol.  TRIAL OF RICE MURDERERS  TESTIMONY OF THE VALET MUST  BE CORROBORATED.  Sensational Incidents at the Examination Yesterday���Patrick Scores  ��a Point.  New York, April 4.���There were  at least two incidents during today's cross-examination of Charles  F. Jones, the valet-secretary of the  late millionaire William Marsh  Rice, which rose above the.-- ordinary. Possibly the one which  stood , out from the proceedings  most prominently _ was a remark  made by justice Jerome, who presides at the hearing, and which  probably shows why lawyer Patrick, accused with Jones of the  murder of the Texan, has all along  taken the accusations of Jones  against himself with a demeanor almost bordering on contempt.' Patrick is a good lawyer and he possibly had in his mind from the .beginning what justice Jerome made  public.  , Attorney Moore for the defence  had asked that when the hearing  closed for the day it be not resumed  until Tuesday. Justice Jerome  seemed willing and then added: "It  is necessary that Jones' testimony  as to the murder should be corroborated. He being himself a  confessed accomplice his testimony  alone is not enough upon which to  hold Patrick."  Attorney Moore tersely added to  this: "We understand that, and  we suppose the district attorney  does too." *     .  , Tonight those who are watching  the case closely are wondering what  corroborative testimony the state  will introduce to sustain the state-.  ments of Jones.  "The other incident?brought out  in the clearest light the indomitable  nerve of lawyer Patrick. In the  face of the reiterated story of Jones,  that Patrick had instigated the  forgeries and the actual murder,  the latter took his place in the  court proceedings with- as much  nonchalance as he would if he had  been suddenly called on to act as  interpreter in, a police court  "clothesline" ease. At one time it  became necessary that a statement  made by Jones be read and it was  given into the hands of one of the  counsels for the defense for that  purpose. This was a statement in  which the valet claimed Patrick  killed Rice and which he has since  denied. The reader hesitated and  stumbled over the written words.  Suddenly Patrick spoke up, exclaiming: "Here 11 guess I can make it;  I'll read this!"   This was done, and  Pr  ih"a-loud"Tclear~voic<r  got a towel  rated  he read:  and sponge and satu-  the sponge with a colorless  liquid he had in a bottle. Then he  went into the room where R. lay in  bed. I was not in the room, but  peeped in. P. was standing over R.  with the cone shaped towel in his  hand and ho pressed it down over  R.'s face."  Patrick was still reading, with no  show of emotion, when justice  Jerome ordered a recess for  luncheon. The P. and R. in the  statement stand for Patrick, and  Rice. At another point in the proceedings justice Jerome gave his  estimate of Jones with characteristic terseness. Attorney Moore had  been racking the o witness with  questions, all tending to bring out  the valet's lying propensities. He  showed that Jones had lied to and  deceived his own father when the  latter called on him in the hospital  after he had attempted suicide;  that he had told untruths to  attorney Osborne and that he had  lied to his own counsel. Here  justice Jerome struck in with the  remark : " This witness is a weak,  wicked and unfortunate man. He  is a self-confessed murderer, and  deserves contempt, but I won't  allow you to insult him."  There was very little new matter  brought out at today's hearing.  The whole of the cross-examination  of Mr. Moore, who is Patrick's personal counsel, was confined to showing up Jones as a man who could  not be believed. Whon court  adjourned, it was until next Tuesday.    Standing of Greece.  BERLIN, April 4.���A  dispatqh  to  the Frankfurter Zeitung from Con  stantinople, dated April 3, says that  the award of the ambassadors, who  have been arbitrating the points of  difference withheld from the  treaty of 189S between Turkey  and Greece was signed yesterday.  The ambassadors took as a basis for  their decisions on the points of  difference^ with slight amendations,  the statement of 200 pages drafted  by the German ambassador. These  decisions have not yet been made  public, but are substantially to the  effect that the ambassadors have  created for Greece an intermediary  regime, standing between that of  those states whose citizens in  Turkey enjoy the fullest advantages and those states whose citizens have no special privileges.  Certain rights enjoyed by Greece  before the war, as well as Greece's  standing as the most favored nation,  are abolished. Greece retains jurisdiction over her subjects in Turkey.  From the Kynoch Factory.  Berlin, April 4. ��� H. Von  Schiestedt, a former combatant on  the Boer side, has sent to the Lokal  Anzeiger the wrapper of a package  of cartridges such as the Boers have  used by thousands, the imprint of  which shows that the package came  from the Kynoch company of  Birmingham, England, for German  Mausers.  LADY  COOK'S  RESOLUTION  ^i  MAY EXHUME TBE BODY OF HER  LATE HUSBAND.  The   Former Tennie Claflin  Exhibits'  Some of Her Old-Time Nerve in  Face of Slander.  1  ��* Vii  .V.'.tfJ  Arrival at Aden.  Aden,   Arabia,   April    4. ��� The  steamer Ophir, bearing   the duke  and duchess of Cornwall and York;  has arrived here.  COLOMBIA WOOLD LEASE IT  But Can't Find a Lessee.  New York, April 4.���A special to  the Herald from Washington says:  Official denials greeted the published  report that J. Pierpont Morgan,  having discovered a gold mine on  the Panama canal route, would head  a syndicate to build the canal and  had secured president McKinley's  cooperation and the aid of Colombia.  Denials came from the White House,  'the state department, the Colotnbia'n  legation and the French embassy.  Most of those who denied the report  declared it was started to make  difficult the negotiation of canal  treaties by the United States. The  big news development in the canal  situation is that minister Silvella,  who is also Colombian minister of  foreign affairs, in his memorandum  to secretary Hay has formally  agreed on behalf of its government  to grant the United States a long  lease of the territory through  which the canal passes.     He states  %_\  emphatically, however  government will not  ereignty.  The lease is to  these   terms:. The  that  cede  his  sov-  be   granted on  United   States  London, April 4.���The Echo says  it understands that owing to certain unpleasant rumors lady Ten-  nesee Cook, widow of   sir   Francis  Cook, has applied to the home   secretary to have the body of sir Francis   Cook   exhumed.     Sir- Francis  Cook died February 17.    Friends of  lady Cook say  that   false' stories <  have been circulated   by a person *  not related to sir Francis, but who -  was disappointed at not^ being remembered in the will.    Lady  Cook  desires that the exact cause of her ,  husband's death, which was senile  decay (he was 84 years  old at the  time of his death), shall  be especi-'  ally certified to, so  that hereafter  in the event of her death  nothing.  can be alleged against her.   The re-,  lations between lady Cook and' her -  late   husband's   family   are   quite  cordial.  Lady Cook, who is living in Ken-'  sington, London, made the follow-j  ing statement to a representative-  of the   Associated   Press   tonight:  "Since the death of my husband, .  there has come to my knowledge a.'  very thoroughly laid plan, concoct-C  ed before his1 death,  to blackmail'  his reputation.   It was  to be put:  into execution when he died.   Sptne^ lytfi.  parties to the conspiracy expected],   ^  to secure large amounts of money':,  dining   his   life.     His   some w hat j  sudden death prevented a   realiz-]  ation of the hope.   The conspiracy,  , reached a culmination by the circu-:  latiou of, rumors that Sir Francis;^  died an unnatural death- and-owedy  his demise to me, the conspirators .'  hoping in this fashion to blackmail  >  me.  "Had   I   not been a woman  of  world-wide reputation, I could have .  afforded to let these calumnies die.,  My  own  health' also is extremely  poor."    Should I die now these lit s  might go on forever.    I have therefore resolved  to refute them now.  I purpose to go to the full limit of.  an  autopsy,  if necessary, in  order  that  the   world   may   know  how  baseless these'stories are. Harrowing  as it is, I shall not flinch.    My husband was beloved by me and I by  him, and these iniquitous slanderers'  shall be stamped out if it costs me  all the courage and   wealth  I have  in the  world.    In  this I have'the  if  ��� *&.  :yh_\  " 7 n  *H '"-Ft 1  "'11  shall pay to Colombia in half yearly   fuH   co.0peration of  all  my step-  installments during the first 25  years afjterjthejjpening_of jthe ca-  nal to the public service a share  amounting to 5 per cent of its gross  income, during a second period of  25 years 0 per cent, during a third  7 per cent and during a fourth 8  per cent. This is on the basis qf a  90 year lease. The United States  guarantees that this share shall in  no case be less than $250,000 annually. In case of the issuance of  stock Colombia is to receive a share  based upon that given it by the  Panama Canal Company, amounting to one-thirteenth of the number of shares issued. Colombia is  to receive annually $250,000 for the  use of the railroad. Colombian  mails, troops and effects belonging  to the republic and immigrants to  the country up to the number of  2000 must receive railway transportation free of charge.  Colombian vessels are to be  allowed . freely to use the canal.  Finally Colombia binds herself to  grant permission to the French  canal company to negotiate with  the United States for sale of its  concession. The concession absolutely forbids the company "to cede  or mortgage its rights under any  consideration whatever to another  nation or foreign government under  penalty of forfeiture." Mr. Ford,  the engineer-secretary of the Colombian legation made a statement regarding the Panama  canal, laying particular stress  upon the fact that the Panama canal is only affected by the  Clayton-Bulwer treaty in so far as  its neutrality is concerned, the  United States being thus free to  complete it without violating the  terms of the treaty.  The Rev. John T. Lewis, archbishop  of Ontario is improving in health.  children.  Royal Taffy.  Constantinople, April 4.���The  Constantinople papers publish today the text of a telegram sent by  emperor William to the sultan after  the recent earthquakes in this city.  "It is with deep emotion," said the  emperor, "that I have just learned  what danger your majesty was in  at the time of the feast of Bairam  and how manifestly God has protected your majesty's precious life.  In offering my sincerest congratulations On your majnsty's escape  from danger, I cannot conceal my  admiration for the attitude your  majesty observed and tho example  of bravery given by your majesty  to your subjects and to the foreigners preseut. I pray to the Lord to  continue to hold your majesty iu  His gracious and holy keeping."  An English Competitor.  London, April 5.���The Daily  Chrouicle publishes an interview  with Mr. Burdekin of the concern  of Wm. Jessop & Sons of Sheffield,  two of whose directors are now in  the United States choosing a site  for the establishment of a crucible  steel manufactory to meet American competition. Dr. Burdekin says  the iutention is to lay down only a  small plant at first and then wait  until tiie prospects of business are  secure. "We hope," says the Daily  Chronicle, "that the success of this  enterprise will equal the daring of  its conception."  Princeton Won.  Chester, Pa., April 4.���-Tho  Princeton university baseball team  defeated the Montreal eastern  league team . here today. Score :  Montreal 6, Princeton 7. THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, FRIDAY, APRIL 5  1901  ������,**v  THE  .?��.*'  �� ..  7*��$-  I     )  I   *'        *1  if  m  Is  U ���'  X* '  fa  is  l>  k  i' *���  Ir,  j  If-  i  1!  7!i  HUDSON'S BAY  STORIES  BAKER STREET        NELSON  :7i-.  ���'.:' i  Easter  tide  Our stock of these goods in very  small, hut, so select. We have only  some fifteen hats lo thow you, but they  aro  The Most Recherche   .  The most Elegant and Stylish  The Most Fashionable  Which the acknowledged Superior Art  and Taste of leading Parisian milliners  could p oduce. ah to prices we bought  them at h snan and our customer will  get he benefit of it. Please call and  examine these  PARISIAN  DAINTIES  and we will quote figures so low that  you will be agreeably burprised.  PARASOLS TO MATCH  EACH HAT  Our general st/"ck of new spring goods  is arriving daily and i- bei"g put i'nto  shape as fast as it comes, we will ta>te  pleasure, and we feel sure you will also,  in your inspecting our* stock, Moro  about this in a few days.  THE  HUDSON'S BAY  .STORES  BAKER STRBE*        NELSON  ��to ffirttnme*  The work of taking the census  of Great Britain will commence on  Saturday next, and will afford employment for 40,000 enumerators.  The mayor, of Winnipeg has  a campaign against the Bell Telephone Company's charges, and a  movement is on foot favoring municipal control of the telephone  service.  The penalty for refusing to  answer the interrogations of the  enumerators is a fine of $40, and, as  they have some twenty-five ques-  tions to ask.thecostofrefusal.soon  runs into money.  The Vancouver World sees another cabinet crisis looming up in  the refusal of the Dunsmuir government to turn over $1,000,000 to the  charter mongers who are engineering the V. V.& E. deal.  The mining companies of the  Cceur d'Alenes have decided to decrease the lead output of their district in order to maintain prices.  To this end it is said a lower grade  of ore will be milled and considerable dead-work undertaken.  The people of British Columbia  should not be impatient over the  provincial debt as it takes provinces  a long time to learn not to spend  more than their revenue. Quebec  is a much older province than  British Columbia, but Quebec is  only novv beginning to live within  its means. During the past three  years no new taxation was imposed,  but Quebec's public debt was decreased $225,131, the surplus for the  year just closed being $30,612.  The Miner of Nelson is not happy  unless it is slandering the people of  Nelson. Yesterday it published a  column of rot concerning the disgraceful neglect shown by the city  officials and of the' provincial government officials toward the members of a family on the waterfront,  whose house had been quarantined  on account of scarlet fever.   The  Miner made it appear that the city  authorities  had  turned a deaf ear  to   the   appeal  of  this  family for  provisions,  and   that'a similar request to the provincial  authorities  was treated in the same way.   This  slander of the Miner, like its other  slanders, is utterly devoid of truth.  W'len  the   cast-,   was   reported to  Mayor Fletcher he forthwith issued  an order on the local charity organization for  provisions,  which were  immediately delivered to the quarantined family.    The quarantined  premises  being   outside   the   city  Mayor Fletcher  then directed the  attention    of*   gold   commissioner  Turner to the case as one requiring  government attention.     The first  relief was granted  at 11  o'clock on  the day upon which   the  request  was made, and on the following day  gold commissioner Turner gave the  quarantine    officer    authority   to  supply such further relief from tiirie  to time as the circumstances of the  case require,  upon the provincial  government's account.    At no time  after the case was first reported did  the family in question suffer for tho  want   of   anything.     Would   the  reader of the Miner's sensational  yarn arrive at any such conclusion?  After many years of temperance  campaigning Hon. G. E. Foster has  come around 'to the theory of  government control of the liquor  traffic. 'In addressing a big temperance gathering in Toronto on  Sunday he took the ground that  the monetary interest in the traffic  was too great to hope for any prohibitive legislation from any  government; but if this monetary  interest could be dislodged through  vesting the control of the traffic in  the government, the road to prohibition would be easy.  A new bachelor tax has been introduced in the Illinois senate. It  provides that when any bachelor  who has reached forty years of age  applies for a marriage license, he  shall pay $100 in addition to the  ordinary fee. The money raised by  this tax will be used for the maintenance of a spinsters home which  is to be under the jurisdiction of  "the state.   '  Made a Good Fight.  New Denver Ledge.  The Nelson Miner is poking fun  at John Houston for the course he  took in relation to the Crow's Nest  railroad charter business. But  John Houston made a good fight,  and, although he was in the wrong,  his course was more commendable  than the half-hearted policy of the  Miner: There is one thing that can  be said of John. When he takes  sides on any question you don't  have to guess where he stands.  To Improve Canals.  Albany, New York,, April 4.���A  bill introduced today in the legislature in regard to the improvement  of the Erie, Oswego and Champlain.  ncanals'provides^that^a���proposition^  shall be submitted to the people of  the state at the next general election in 1901 for the issuing of bonds  to an amount not exceeding  $26,000,000. A tax of .33 of a mill on  the dollar is to be assessed for the  purpose of paying the annual interest and creating a sinking fund  for the redemption of the bonds.  The bonds shall be sold to the  highest bidder in lots not to exceed  $9,000,000.  Ellington Exonerated.  Washington, April 4.���General  superintendent Kimball of the  United States Life Saving Service  has received the report of the commission to investigate the failure of  Mark Ellington, a surfman of the  Fort Point Life Saving Station, to  report the distress signals from the  City of Rio de Janeiro, which  foundered off San Francisco bay  February 22nd, .1901. Ellington  was suspended from duty and an  investigation was ordered. The  report just received by Mr. Kimball  completely exonerates surfman  Ellington and orders have been  telegraphed restoring him to duty.  Racing in England.  London, April 4.���At the second  day's racing today of the Northampton and Pytchley Hunt spring  meeting, the Northamptonshire  stakes was won by H. J. King's  Evasit, ridden by "Johnnie" Reiff.  Processions Prohibited.  Madrid, April 4.���All the processions which had been prepared  for holy week at Granada have  been prohibited and such processions  will probably be forbidden at  Madrid, Barcelona and elsewhere.  FORTIFICATIONS OF CHINA  How to Dispose of Them.  Washington, April 4.���General  Chaffee has cabled the war department from Pekin that the military  commanders representing the foreign powet'3 there are now considering the question of disposing of  the Chinese forts and establishing  fortified posts with proper intervals along the route from Pekin to  the sea. General Chaffee seeks instructions for his guidance in" the  conference.  . A rather difficult question is involved    in   this    application     hy  general Chaffee.    As to  the treatment of Chinese fortifications  no  particular   difficulty    is    involved  when   the   state   department   has  clearly set out its view that these  should   be destroyed, but   simply  dismantled.    But as  to the establishment   of   fortified   points    the  state   department is unwilling to  commit the United States to  what  may be a permanent occupancy by  a military force of Chinese territory.  Meanwhile  the  war department is  pushing  its  preparations   for   the  complete evacuation of China  by  the American forces, save only the  legation   guards,   and   it    is   now  stated that everything  will  be in  readiness to embark  general  Chaffee's army at Taku for Manila on  May 30.  Later in the day, after the subject had been well considered, the  instructions were cabled to general  Chaffee. The text of these is withheld, but it is stated that they are  drawn on the lines of the instructions sent to Mr. Conger at the time  he accepted the joint agreement  under which the negotiations of the  ministers at Pekin were to be conducted. It so happened that the  reservations which Mr. Conger was  to make in that case was precisely  the subjects which are now before  the military commanders at Pekin,  namely, the destruction of the  .fortifications and the provision for  an armed international post along  the route from, Pekin to the sea.  General-4 Chaffee, as , already indicated, favors the disarmament of  the forts instead of their, destruction, but cannot participate iu the  establishment of armed posts. He  will, however, remain in the conference exerting his best efforts to  ameliorate the conditions along the  lines indicated.  fl  'TRADE  MARK  to  to  Kruger Pessimistic.  New. York, April 4.���According  to the Tribune's London correspondent the news comes from  Brussels that Mr. Kruger thinks  that the occupation of Zoutshans-  berg will, finally break down the  Boer defense. Zoutshansberg is the  Boer seat of government and contains supplies of stores and ammunition and it is understood to be in  imminent danger as a result of lord  Kitchener's northern campaign.  But prisoners who have recently  arrived at Pretoria are, however,  said to have expressed the opinion  that the war will last for three  years longer.  Rousseau Operated Upon.  Paris, April 4.���M. Waldeck  Rousseau, the premier, passed a  =very=bad=night^=-His=physicians=  today found phlegm, inflammation  with a suppurative tendency,  beneath the tongue and decided  that'an immediate operation was  necessary. This was accomplished  under chloroform. At noon the  patient had improved and was free  from fever.  to  to  to  to  to  mm  SHSRTS  Just opened  fine colored  very latest  stripes and  & P. made.  men's   extra  Shirts,  designs  checks.  the  in  W.  Prices $1.00 to $1.75  We have also received  new collars, and hosiery in  stripes and checks, new  underwear and neckwear.  \ithJHot  MEN'S  HATS  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  All the latest styles for  1901   in derbys   and   /ax  fedoras in all the lead-   ."  ing blacks for spring and summer wear  Prices from $2.50 to $5.00  These  Shapes  the   Fashionable  brown,  tan  and  hats    come   in   all  and  Shades���black,  otter.   Call and inspect this line.   We are always willing  and, anxious  to show goods.  i?nnnmimmmu TirTX'iirzxixixixaiai^  |   ���    - 1  B LACE CURTAINS H  g FROM    . ^  75c to $25 PER PAIR  Fred Irvine & Co.  POKTIEKES  FROM  $3 to $20 PEE PAIS  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  36   Baker   Street  ^-*��j< t___* 0**00 '.00 .00. 00 .00 . 00 .00 . 00 .00 .00 .00. 00'00 .00 ��� * "**. ���J^.^j* ' jB" J5fr ' S' ^'-Tfr* ML*' iS* q^ '���&'11^*1^' IU* I^ H&f(  '^'^ST- ^"������8^ ^^Sr- ^J^-ST^ ���Si 'ST- 5^^^ ^���^������55 ���'5 ��� ���."���        ^��1- 00.00- 00* 00* 000* ^0' 00' 00' &' 00'0*' *&'0*' ^% 0**0^',  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. 10UIS LAGER  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON.  AT  A. B. GRAY. Kootenay Agent  BAICKR STRKET. NKLSON.  kelson Saw and Planing W|i|ls  Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER, "HARRY  HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  .    All Communications to be addressed to either of the above  \. P. BITHET & CO., Ltd.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND DOTTLEBB OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Wages Reduced.  MlDDLESBORO, England, April 4.���  It is announced that the wages of  the blast furnace men will be reduced 21 per cent for three months  and that the wages of the Northumberland miners will be reduced  13 J cer cent.  KOOTENAY  GOFFEE CO.  &*&*m****me***t***&***  Coffee Roasters  Dealers In yea a|UJ Coffee  Prompt and regular  Brawnry at Unison  FREE    LUNCH  HOT ROAST TURKEY  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT   IHE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  Everybody   Welcome  We are prepared to Furnish  toy 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, BANDS A WING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before  purchasing elsewhere. *  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND  FACTORY: HALL STREET. C. P. R. CROSSING.  FRONT STREETS.  MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  HOTEL  bakf:r strbkt. nelson,  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable  bedrooms and  flrst-class  dining-room. Hnmole rooms tor oommerolal men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  _       ���_Dealer:sJKuiyieats.  WHOLESALE TRADE  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITKD.-Cornor Vernon  and Cedar streets, Nolson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TKKTZEL & CO.���Corner Baker and.  ���   Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale deal  ors ln   assayers  supplies.   Agent* ior Denve  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION   MERCHANTS.  H J.EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesalo dealers in liquors, olgars  cemont, fire brlok and Are clay; water pipe and  steel rails, and' general 'commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL. SUPPLIES.        ['  KOOTENAY ELKdTRIC SUPPLY Sc CONSTRUCTION COMPANY-Wholesalo dealors in telephones, annunciators, hells, batteries,  fixtures, eto., Houston block, Nelsou,  BRACKMAN - KKR  MILLING  ���Cereals, * Flour,  Grain, Hay.  FLOUR AND FEED.  COMPANY  Straight or-  mixed cars shipped  to all   Kootenay  Points.  Grain olevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmontou R. R.   Mills at Viotoria. New West  minster, and Edmonton. Alberta. '  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Baker   street).   Nelson,  P.  Head Office at  "^NBLSO-NTB:  or  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, New  , Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  IV|rs. E. 0. GlarKe, Prop.  LATE OF THE ROYAL BOTUL, OALOARV  IVjadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  ���***���***���*&*���***&$*.***.******.  We are offering at lowest prices tho best  grades of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Bosf, Mocha and Java Coffee, por  pound 9 40  Mocha and Java Hlend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 4 poundR  1 00  Special Blend Coffee, 0 poundR  1 00  Rio Blend Coffeo, 8 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  The onlj hotol in Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1800,  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by eleotriolty.  The bar is always stooked by the best dom s-  tlo and .Imported liqnorp and olgars.        THOMA8 MADDEN, Proprtotor.  SLOGAN dUNGTIQJtf HOTEL  J. H. MCMANU8. Manager  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE GO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  i-Bar stooked with best brands, of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfort-  ahln TnomH.    Klrati.nln.so tiahlo Hno, <V  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ^T.T. BONDS OF.  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  w j����s��2i? * *"        E. C. TRAVES, Manager  -ww qv WATT. PWrnnT"" flAOTwrrT,  tvn m>i-n*w   ��woiyivwtnw  ROSSLAND   ENQINEERirVQWORKS  CUNL.IFFR Sc  MeMltLAN  Founders and  Machinists, Speoiaity of  Ore  Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and -General Mining Maohlnery.  List of second-hand machinery on band, which has been thoroughly overhauled and is as good  as new :"������������ .*"���'<,'...���������,������  1 2>H. P. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  1 t4'!x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  1-Sinking Pump, No 5 Cameron, New V  wholesale dealers ln fresh and oured meats,.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  ���A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  **��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  'obtiora in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  maokinaws and minors' sundries.- *  OOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  TED���Vernon   street.  Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.     ,  TOHN CHOLDITCH Sc CO.-Front) Btroet. Nel  *'. son, wholesale grocors.  Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson,  wholesale   dealers   ln   provisions,   oured  moats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H-BYER8& CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine=  ���   streets, Nelson, wholosalo-dealers in hardware and mining supplies.  Powder Co.  J.  Agenta for Giant  T AWRENCB  ���LJ  Baker St.,  HARDWARE    COMPANY  .. Nelson,  wholesale   dealers ln  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.   *  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNKR, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale  doalers ln liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agenta  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall Btreets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealors  ln sash and doom all kinds of factory work made  to order,  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI  V/ TED���Corner Front and Hall streots, Nel'  son, wholesale doalers In wines (oasa and bulk.  _.   ._   ���       York.  1 Sinking Pump, 10"x5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern.  Watch this advertiement for further lists, or write us before you buy for complete list.  We  may have just what you want.  Agonts for Northey Pumps.  P.  O.  Box 198.  Stock carried.  THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Streets.  ~ "     "" TTCT,wp*firn>rw vo, as  P    fl.  '*Hn-r ��S��  DISSOLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP.  Notice in hcrobv given ihat the partnership  heretofore existing 'bei.wcen Lewis Noll and  Wosl it K. Cox, cuitj inp; on business as ho ol-  Ua- pors in tho pr-mises known as the Porto Kico  hotel nt lJorlo Kico Hiding. Ii. C, undor iho firm  nninu -j( Xoll a Cox, has this day ^een dissolved  l>y mutual consent. Kor l.ti�� fii'uro 'lie PopUi  )<ico hotel .v 111 he conducted <-.*> ���' etvis Xn|i, who  will AHHume nil liabilities of 'helale iliinnnd \.<>  whom all accounts owini: wi.cl firm n e lie, i,with  payable. I.OU1S .".OLL.  W'KSLKY K. OuX.  Witness: Robt  Rk.vwiok.  Nelson, March 20Ui, WW.  TRAOHAN  PLUMBERS.  PLUMBING  All plumbing.is nofc alike.    See our goods.  Same price as other dealers and  20 per cent Be.fcter.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE. NELSON, B. O  ESTATE OF FRANK S. CAMPBELL.  R.B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND    WOOD   WORK*?.*  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing  and custom work from ovtside points. Heavy  bblte made tc order on Hhoit notice.  REMOVED.  The otRee 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. HAULTjIMN, Manager.  In tho matter of the Estato of Frank 8. Camp-  ��� bell, late of the City of Nelson in the Province  of British Columbia, deceased.  Notice ia hereby given, pursuant to tho "Trustees and Executors Act" Of the revisf d statutes  of the Province of British Columbia. 1897, Can.  1S7, to all creditors and  others having claims  against the estate of the Paid Frank a. Campbell,-  who died on or about tho 23rd day of December  A. D. 1900, to send by post prepaid or delivered '  to Messrs. Galliher & Wilson of the said city, of  Nelson, solicitors foi Glenn M. Benny, the administrator of the personal estate and effects of the  said deceased, or to tho said Glenn M, -Benny of  the town of Sirdar in tho proviucy of British  Columbia,  their ��� hristian and  surnames, addresses, descriptions and full < artic'ilars of their -  claims, statement of their accounts and the" na-...  ture of tho Rpcurity, if any, held by them, on or  beforo the 1st day of April, A. D. 1901.  ��� And further tako notice that after such last-  mentioned date the said administrator will pro-  ceod to Distribute the assets of the deceased to  the parties entitled thereto, having regard only  to tho claims of which he shall then havo notieo.  Tne said administrator will not be liable for r.ho  ��� aid assots or any pirt thereof to any person or  persons of who*-o claims notice shnll not have  been received by him at the time of such distribution. GALUHHR & WILSON.  Solicitors for   Glenn M. Benny, administrator  for Frank n. Campbell, deceased  r)atnd this Sfith day of February, 1901.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART  &  CARRIB���Architects.   Rooms 7  and 8, Aberdeen blook, Baker street, kelson.  "X  X. THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C. FRIDAY, APRIL S 1901  BANK OF MONTREAL  OAPITAIi..all paid np....$12,000,000.00  RBST     7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...Prosident  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln London (Knglend) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal oities In Canada.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  wiTn wnicn is amalgamated  THE  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  $8 000,000  $2,000,000  IMPERIAL BANK  ESTABLISHED   IN    NELSON    IN   1890.  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Buy and sell Sterling Kxohango and Cable  Transfers. ,   _    ,���  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto,  Saving's Bank Branch  ODRRKNT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.  TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE.  THURSDAY'S    QUOTATIONS.  stock. ABked.  R. O. Gold Fields 9       3  Black Tail  11  Brandon & Golden Crown  8  Canadian GoldIIolds Syndicate... 7i  I iarlboo (lie Kinney)         3G.  Cariboo Hydraulic      1 55  Centre  Star      I 00  Crow's Nest Pass Coal    S.*'> 00  California  5!f  Peer  Trail   Consolidated  2}  Kvoning Star  8*-  Goldon Star  71  Fairview Corporation  3  Giant  1  Granby- Smelter.....*         17 .  Hammond Reef  2  Iron Mask.'.         38  Jim Blaine.....'...  fl *  Knob Hill.         S3  Montreal & London  3  Morning   Glory  !l  Morrison  8  Mountain Lion -,*         40  Noble Five  4  North Star         83  Old Ironsides   '    So  Olive         12  Payno         38  Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated...        28 ���  Republic         20  Slocan Sovoroign      *     6}  Virtuo.'...-. :        22  Victory-Triumph  15  War Eagle Consolidated         3S  Wirenoo..  ' -    2��  White Bear..   . "   :!'  Winnipeg  H  Sullivan ...; .*���      U--  Nelson-Slocan         101  ��� :- * '                             SALES.  6000 Fairviow   ttK) Goldon Star   2000 Carlboo-McKinney   fiOO Golden Star.   oOO Victory-Triumph   Bid.  9    2  !)  34  1 12  74  78 OO  11  .    2  21  3  ���ia  32  4  40  3  (;  8  lo  2}  78  78  10  35  28  *%  15  ���30  U  ,3J  iij  10  '!_'  3(i  71  H  WHY FLEET IS WITHDRAWN  Bussian Officials Explain.  Paris, April 4.���An official of the  foreign office informed a representative of the Associated  Press that  the report that a sensation was being created by the departure of the  Russian warships   from  Toulon  is  quite  artificial.    It was  never  intended    that   the   whole   Bussian  squadron should remain there during  the  franco-Italian  festivities,  and as it was  recognized  that the  presence   of a third party would  tend to check the expansion of feeling, while at the same time it might  invest the events at Toulon in the  minds of others with an importance  they   do    not   possess,   the    czar  wishes   that   the   Russian    navy  should  greet president Loubet at.  Toulon and it will be represented  by at least two warships which will  stay there during the festivities, in  which their officers will participate.  A Russian personage in the  city  who was interviewed on the subject  spoke in the same  strain, explaining that had the  Russian officers  and   warships   been   in   too great  numbers it might have diverted to  themselves   a part of the demonstrative   friendliness   which     the  Italians came to seek   in France.  He said that there had been lack of  =diseretion-on=the=part=ofithe=Rus;;=  sian consul at Toulon and  declared  that   the   Russian   squadron   had  never intended to take part in the  fetes.     He admits that   the   departure of the Rus3sian  warships  was hastened in order to cut short  the reports in certain Paris papers,  which had  been attributing undue  significance to the arrival of the  Russian squadron  at the present  juncture.  Berlin, April 1.���The recall of  the Russian fleet from Toulon is  considered here to denote Russia's  desire to not participate in the festivities in which, though she is the  ally of France, she would have a  less share of attention than Italy.  How to Raise the Indemnity,  Pekin, April 4.���The ministers  are considering proposals,submitted  by financial experts for the raising  pf ,Jl sufficient sum for the payment  of the Chinese indemnity. It is  probable that some arrangements  will.be arrived at on the basis of  the scheme of sir Robert Hart,  director of the imperial maritime  customs, which provides for the  handing of the salt and likin taxes  over to the maritime customs administration and the levying of an  annual house tax equal to one half  a month's rent, which, it is calculated, will provide twenty million  taels yearly, sufficient to pay five  per cent interest on two hundred  and fifty million taels and clear the  whole of the principal in less than  forty years. Two hundred and  fifty million taels is equivalent,  roughly estimated, to ��30,000,000,  but, the total amount of the indemnity is likely to be much more.  >Sorae   of   the powers are. greatly  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New Y6rk  Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  and (ii BranchoH in Canada and tho  United Statos.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intorest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  thrco per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  i Manager Nelson Branch.  averse to compelling China to contract a loan for the payment of the  indemnity. It is thought that the  increased cost of raising the money  required in that way is likely to  hamper tho commercial development of China and it .is therefore  believed to be desirable to have the  money raised internally in China.  Kidnapers'  Threats.   :  New York, April 4.���Three more  threatening letters were received  last night by the father of William  McCormick, the 10-year-old boy of  Highbridge,who since last Wednesday week has been missing from his  home. The letters were of much  the same tenor as those received  heretofore, in which a person sigur  ing himself "Kidnaper" . threatened  to burn out the boy's eyes unless a  ransom of $200 .was forthcoming.  .The McCormick family declined to  make public the contents of the  letters and turned them over to the  police. .The police hold to the belief that tlie boy was not kidnaped  and that the letters containing  threats to burn him are fabrications  of an April fool joker. The offer of  $1000 reward by Oscar Willgrout.a  neighbor, is made on the condition  ihat the boy was kidnaped. Mrs.  Willgrout denied emphatically that  the reward was offered. because her  husband believed that their son  was the intended victim of the kidnaper as has. been reported. The.  two boys do not in any way resemble each other.  Capital  Rest  $2,500,000  $1,725,000  H. S. HOWLAND President.  D. R. WILKIE Genoral Manager.  E. HAY Inspector.  Stearns'    Best    Bi eye les  -A-T   EZ-A-ILiIE1 JPIRIOIE  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THK   CUIinKNT   HATK   OP    WTEMSST   AI.I.OWKD.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J.��M. LAY, Manager.  ailment in his throat have caused  uneasiness in high circles on account  of the fatal malady of the king's  brother, the duke of Saxe Coburg  and Gotha.  Rich Mines of Ecuador.  New York, April 4.���Dr. Joseph  S. Maria Bergia, ex-consul and acting minister to the United States  from Equador, who has been here  for some time, has started for home.  Before leaving he said: "I have been  in this country making arrangements for the shipment of. machinery for the better development of  our gold fields; In a few months  we shall have more than 300 dredges  there working by electricity. Orders have also been placed: with the  American Bridge Company for  more than $2,000,000 worth of material to be used in the completion  of the Guayaquil and Wito railroad, a very necessary adjunct to  the successful working of the mines.  We consider our gold fields, when  fully operated, will prove the richest in the world."  Good News for the Oastellane's.  New York, April 4.���The appellate division of the Supreme  Court handed down a decision today dissolving the injunction in the  case of Anton J. Dittmar * against  GeorgetTf Gould etalrftrustees under  the will of Jay Gould. The case  was before the court of appeal from  an order of Justice Beach continuing an injunction ordered by Justice  Fitzgerald, which limited the  amount to be paid to the countess  De Castellane to $200,000 a year.  Pending the trial of the action  under the decision of the appellate  division the trustees may pay the  countess her entire income.  Continuance Asked For.  New York, April 4.���At the Pat-,  rick hearing today Mr. Moore, one  of Patrick's attorneys, said that he  would like to have the hearing ad?  journed for tonight until next Tuesday. Justice Jerome said that if  this were agreed to he thought there  should be some understanding that  the hearing be finished by the following Saturday "It is necessary"  justice Jerome said, "that Jones'  testimony as to this murder should  be corroborated.. He being a self  confessed accomplice, his testimony  alone is not enough to hold  Patrick."  Humors Are Groundless.  New York, April 4.���The latest  reports about king Edward's health  are reassuring, says the London  correspondent of the Tribune. His  throat has been examined by sir  Felix Semon and the recent disturbing rumors have been pronounced  to be groundless. Sir Felix is the  German throat specialist who has  been appointed physician to the  king and has been naturalized as a  British subject. The king's general  health is good. He has not suffered  from the pressure of public business.  Recent rumors about a mysterious  Botha's Letter to Kitchener.  London, April 4.���The letter of  general Botha, the. Boer commander-in-chief, to lord Kitchener, commanding the British forces in South  Africa, preliminary to the recent  peace meeting, casually referred to  in general Kitchener's report of the  negotiations and from which the opponents of colonial secretary Chamberlain hope to obtain some clew of  the reason of the failure of the conference, was published as a parliamentary paper this morning. ��� The  letter is dated at the commandant-  general's camp, February 13, and  commences with a. reference to  "the verbal message from your excellency." Continuing the letter  says: "I have the honor to inform  your excellency that no one desires  more than I to bring this bloody  strife to an end. I would also very  much like to meet your excellency  for the purpose of mutual discussion to see if it is not. possible to  discover terms under.which this can  be done." The remainder of the  letter of general Botha is of no importance. It merely suggests a  place of meeting and arrangements  for the guarantee of safe conduct.  Affronts to Lord Carnngton.  London, April 4.���Dispatches received here from Paris reiterate  the stories of affronts to lord Car-  rington and his suite while returning from Lisbor), after formally  announcing king Edward's accession  to king Charles of Portugal. It  seems that the train on which the  mission traveled conveyed a number of nurses returning from the  Boer army. The result, says a dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph  Company -from Paris, was that at  every station there were violent  anti-British scenes. Lord Carring-  ton and his suite were openly insulted, when the nurses were  greeted with loud cheers. The  situation became so intolerable that  the British mission finally changed  trains.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  For Sale or "Rent.���Piano at the  Old Curiosity-Shop.  Cellar to Rent���Apply The Royal  Bank of Canada.  Wanted���At once, one bodice and  two shirt hands.   Apply Mrs. Carr, Victoria blk.  Situation Wanted���Japanese first  class cook. City or country. Apply P. 0. Box  GIG.  =Two=large,=welhfurnished=-rooms=  to let. 1 and 5 Macdonald blook, corner Josephine and Vernon.-  Store to rent in the Madden block,  fronting on Ward street. For particulars apply  to Thomas Madden.  A    first-class   expert    salesman  wants position in clothing storo. A Guenther,  1175 Baker Streot, Nelson.  We   have buyers   for gold and  copper mines, The Prospectors' Exchange, room  4, K-W-C Block.   Telephone 101.   Nelson, B. C.  Japan Tea of all kinds to suit  your taste. Sun Cured, Spldor Leg, Pan Firod  in bulk or packages.   Kootonay Coffoo Co,  Nelson    Employment     Agency,  Baker stroet, J. H. Love. Phono No. 278. P.  O, box 405,    Help   of   all  kinds furnished.  For sale���Smith Premier typewriter in excellent condition. ��� Owner leaving  tne country.   Apply Typewriter, Tribune ofllce.  For fresh candies, fruits, nuts, &c,  cigars and tobaccos of the best brands, call at the  Bon Ton Confeotlon'ory, Bakor streot, Miss A.  L. Klinkwitz.  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  are selling af" thirty cents por pound is giving  the best of satisfaction to our many "customers.  Kootenay Coffee Co.  If you have a mine or prospect for  $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.  $65.00 BICYCLES FOR $37.00  M  Come and take your choice before  they are all gone.  OUR   WATCHMAKING   AND   JEWELRY  DEPARTMENTS   HAVE   NO   EQUAL        /nv  IN    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.    ALL U\f*  OUR WORK GUARANTEED.  O. P. R. Wateh Inspector.  C^>C^ * G2*&3 >��3'  Jeweler  _��*^t'  sale, oeni sampl��s of ore and roportto Tho Prospectors' Exchange, room 4, K-W-*T  phone 101.   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 q"allty.  We make a specialty of blending teas and sell  them in any quantity at lowest rates, Kootenay  Coffee Co.  AINSWORTH   LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notieo Is hereby given that D. Maglio has  made apnllcation under tho provisions of the  "Liquor Licence Aor., 1900," for tho renewal of an  an hotel licence for the Dunoau City H^tel ar.  Howser. and that a meeting of the Board of  Licence Commissioners "f the Ainsworth Licence  District will be held to consider such appl<oation  at the court hou-o, at the city of Kaslo, on Monday the twenty-second day of April, 1901, at the  hour of eight o'c'ock in the forenoon.  W. H. BULLOCK-WEBSlER  Chief Licence Inspector.  Chief Constable's Office. Nolson, B. C.  1th April, 1901.  TENT AND  AWNING  FAOTOET  Tents, awnings, and all  kindsof canvas goods .made  to order. c  THE0 MADSON,  Prop.  Baker-Stroft. 'Nelson  Ward Bros,  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  ln (Bogustown) Fairview Addition. .  Office on Baker Street, west of Slanley Street  NELSON.  BOARD   OF   HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of tbe Spread of  Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  All passengers arriving at tho City of Nelson  from all points east of tne Kootonay River will  be required to furnish the inspector, or officer in  charge of the carrying out of these regulations  with a certificate from the health officer of the  city or town from which he or she.has left, containing the following particulars:"-:  1. (ai That he or sho has not been in any place  or building infected with small dox. .���***  (b) That ho or r-he has not llved:in any place  or building which lies dangorously near any infected building or district. ...������*. i  (c) That he or she has been successfully vaccinated since January, 1901.  2. If the inspoctor believes that any person is  in'eoted, or that his or her clothing or other  effects contain infection the inspector shall detain such person and his or her clothing and effects  asaforesaid, until the period oi incubation is over,  and such person and his or her clothing and othor  effects shall be at once disinfected. ���  =3.-lf-ho only-suspectsthat any^person=on=boardj=  or the effects of any such person have been ex-  Eosod to infection, he shall notify the medical  ealth officer of the locality to which tho person  is going to meet the train or boat, and to keep the  person thereafter under observation.  4. In the event of nny passenger bringing any  baggage (hand or otherwise) or whether tho samo  shall be forwarded by exeress, the follow!-ig  certificate may also be roquired from tho health  officer of the town or city aforesaid:  (a) That tho said baggage (hore- give a full  description of said baggage so that there can be  no question a�� to identification) has not boen in  any place or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That tho said baggago has nqt boon stored  or used in any placo or building whloh Hob dangerously near to any Infocted building or district. ..*'-'.  S. All railway and steamboat companies must  strictly adhere to tho following regulations:  (a) All mall and haggage from poin'S abovo  menilonod destined for tho City of Nolson, on or  before leaving tho last point of call on Kootenay  River must furnish the Inspeotor ;or ofllcor in  charge of tho carrying out of thoso regulations,  with a certificate from tho health ofllcor of such  Eolnts where fumigation Lakes place that same  as been done. , ?;.���'  (b) All cars or steamboats on '/which have  been  discovered infocted persons,', baggago or  mail, will not ho permitted to again convey passengers, baggage, etc., Into tho City of Nelson  until disinfected and fumigated to  the satisfaction of the medical health offloor of this "city,  (o) No Indians shall bo allowed tin land in tho  City of Nelson under any conditions.! -'  This proclamation goes into effect immediately.  * FRANK FLETCHER,''���-.'"  Mayor of the City of Nelson.  D. LA BATJ,  Medical Health Officer.  Nelson, B. C. Maroh 2nd. 1301.           NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stevenson, or to any person or persons to whom he raav have transferred his  interest in the Lila mineral olaim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You are horeby notified that I: have expended  tho sum of One Hnndrod and Fifty-Seven Dollars  in labor and improvements upon the above  mentioned mineral claim, in ordor to hold said  minoral claim under tho provisions of the  Mineral Act, and if within ninety days from the  date of this notice you fail or rofuso to oontribut  your proportion of such exnenditure, toeothe.  with all costs of advertising, your Interest iii Raid  claim will become the property of the subscriber  undor section four of an Act entitled "An Act to  Amend the Mineral Aot. 1900."  DANIEL   HERB,  Dated this 52th day of February, iwtl.  ROOMS TO LET  Two  Largo Rooms  joined by arch.    Very  8ultnblo for offices.     Rent $20. - Houston Block.  Apply  ��. J. DEWAR, Madden Block.  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Co.  nelson,; b. c.  Builders and  Contractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I be? 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 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.  i  We shall also Keep on hand a.stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  Tiles and Cement.  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year.1. We also  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and  Builders. ,  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for Tbe Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick <�� Lime Co., Ltd  tyORRISON & CALDWELL  GROCERIES  AND  HaoLVJSiaNa  OUR LEADERS��� " ~  The well-known Newdale Creamery Butter  In all Bized.packages and 1-pound bricks  September Selected Ontario Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  o  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  Morrison & Caldwell, Baker Street Nelson  JIlIlXininnrrTTrTlrrTTTTTlTTTTTTTTrrTTTTTTTTTTrTTTrTTrTTTTTTT^^  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block,  NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Oopper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling Oold .Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  Parties having mining property for sale aro requested to sand -samples of tholr oro to tho  Exchange for exhibition. .We deslro to hear from all prospectors who have promising mineral  claims in British Columbia.'      ���;.-. /*  Prospectors and mining men are requested to mako the Exchange their headquarters when  in Nelson.     .<.'*'  All samples should be-'sont by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited.  Address all communications to  Telephone 104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,  P. O. Box 700 Nelson, B. C.  MlllllllMmilimTTTHTTMTIITTn I 11 T ��� T T 1 t T . T 11 _ II T T , II.. CT . ... . . . , .T n ..�� I f IU . , I HI 1 H. ��� II I 11111111 ��1111  REMOVAL  The Gait Coal office1 has been  removed to the Ward building, on Baker street���two  doors west C. P. R. offices.  A full supply of Gait Goal  now on hand.  W. P. TIERNEY,  Telephone No. 205     General Af ;ent  C.W. West & Co.  COAL!      WOOD!  Anthracite ?10.7fl  Crow's Nest     0.15  Blairmore     6.75  DBLI7BHBD  AGENTS  IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd,  No order oan be accepted unless aocompanlod  by cash.  2S<^2SSL1H^     TELEPHONE 33.  H aodBalwrStrwta.  TBADES   UNIONS.  T^TELSON SOCIALISTIC EDUCATIONAL  *.y CLUB meets every Sunday a'- 3 o'clock p m.  in the Miners' Union Hall. A cordial invitation  is extended to every one to come and take parD  In discussions.  John Koborts, secretary. ���  AUN"RV W< iRKERS'UNION OF NKLSON  No. 8594, A F.of L.���Mefits in Miners' Unioa  Hall, C. P. K. lock, corner of Baker and 8tanJ  ley strcet.1, o-> fourtn Friday in every month at  7:J0 p.m. t-harp. t vigir,ing memb rs of American  Federation cordiallv invited to attend. C. Fredrick, prosident: A. W: McFee, secretary..  lUULciOM MINERS' UNION NO. 90.*'W.'ljT. *t  *���' , M.���Meets In miners' union rooms, northeast corner Viotoria and Kootenay streeta, ever/  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem  bers weloome. M. R. Mo watt. President. Jame  ��� Wilkes, Secretary. , Union Scale of W^osa  . for Nklson District���Per shift, - machine  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, *f3.25; muckers,'  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, $300. ,..-���'. :.. -X..X:  ^TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regu-  ���L lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  <"!ounoil will beheld in the miners' union hall,  C. P. Rebuilding. c��rner Baker and Stanley  streets, on the nrst and third Thursday of ��aoti  month, at 8 p, m. C. J. Clayton. Presidont.  A. I". Curio, Secretary.  rpHE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  x aro held on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall oornor vlotoria and Kootenay streets.' Charles  Clayton, .President.   John MeLeod, Secretary   <  DARBKRS' UNION.-Nelson Unlon.'No. 106. of  "-* the International Journeymen Barbers Un  Ion of America, meets every flrst and third Monday of eaoh month in Miner's Union HaU, corner  of victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. ViBiting brothers cordially Invited to  attend. R. McMahon, pi-esiriflnt: J. H. Mn'hn  son. pccrotary-treasurer: J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary.  LABORERS' UNION.���Nelson Laborers' Pro  tective Union. No. 8121, A. F of L.. meets in  Minors' Union hall, C. P. R. block, corner of  Uaker and Stanley streets, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of tne American. Federation cordially invited to attend.  A. -T. Curio,' President. John Roberts, recording secretary. '  M-ELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  *���' meeting of the Painters' Union is held  the flrst and third Fridays in each month at'Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. George Eacn t,  PresHent; Honry Bennett. Secretary.  COOKS' AND WAITBRS' UNION ���Regi-lKr  meetings every Tue-day evonlng at 8 to  oclock, in Miners'Union Hall, oorner of Bakur  and Stanley Rtrects. Vlstlng biWhren cordially  InvUod. Chris. Luft, presidont; H. SmelBer, financial and recording secretary.  LASTERF.RS'   UNION-The O,  P. I. A. No.  172, meets every Monday evening In   Ihe  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at  *   o'clock.     J.    D '���"Viww,    ornaldnnti: William  Vlcn. BBcrotary. P. O. Box fill}. ������������      ���  FRATERNAL   80CIETIB8 ���  NELSON AERIE, No. 22, F. 0. E.-Moetsoconrt  and fourth Wednesday of each month, at  Fraternity  Hall.    George. Bartlett,  presidont  John V. Morrison, secretary.  _A_ NELSON LODGE. NO. 88, A. F. tc A. M  iJ^Jf^Moets^seoond^Wednesday^lnzeftoh.inonth   /^r^ Sojourning brethren invibed.  N1GHT8 OF PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge. No  26, Knights of Pythias, roeota ln L O. O. F.  Hall, oorner Baker and Kootonay streets, evfr/  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, visiting Knielitu  oor*t��llV Invited tn attend. H. M. Vln cent C. C.  A. T Park, K. of R. & S.  KOOTFNAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T.'M ���  Hold their regular meetings on tho first and  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir  Knights aro cordially invited to attend. O. A.  Brown. R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Stcul.  DSC       .  fLT17lAULTAIN,C7E.  MINING  ENGINEER  OFFICE-8. 0, 10,  K.-W.-C. Block  NELSON  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notion is horobv glvon that, in pursuanco of  the notification publl>hi>d by this Ilopartmcur.  and dated 22nd June, 1899, under section 38 of iho  "Land Act," agreements for the sale of Lots In  the Town of K'ow Denver, which were purclm^i A  from tha Government at public auction on 2ui h  July, 1892. and upon which ihe balance of i>m  cb.iRC monoy and intorest Is not fully paid up bv  tho 30th of April next, will bo cancelled and all  monoys paid therein will bo forfeited.  W. C. WELLS.  Chief CornmlFslon of Lands and Work*,  Lands and Worke Department,  Victoria, B. C, 21st March, 1901.  c^  NOTICE.  Court.sof Assizo.NIsiPrius,OverandTerminer  and Genornl Gaol Delivery will bo holden in llm  Court Houso at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, at tin,  places and on Lhe dates following, namoiy :  City of Nanaimo, on tho 23rd day of Aorll. 1901.  City of Now Westminster, on the 23rd day of  April, 1901.  City of Nelson, on tho 7th day of. May, 1001.  City of Revelstoke, on the 7th day of Mar, 1901.  City of Vornon, on the 15rh day of May. 1901.  City of Kamloops, on tho 23rd day of May, lflvl  City of Vancouver, on tho 2lstday of May, lum.  City of Victoria, on the28th day of May, 190),  Town of-Clinton, on th�� 28th day of May, 1VW  By Command. '  J. D. PRENTICE.  Provincial Socretai j,  JProWnolal Secretary's Offl��e,  P<ftbJB��rob,IWU,  ���v ,  :aI  "31  ���>-o-��  - -'%  ' 'Ai tit  '   * it  A*'h  ���aZ'S  S;X  3 .-���l*?*t-  t <��� '.'" -  _ TP  '     ' 'AT.  iV: s_.rl ,<  ~w -*���-*  < H   ���&���'  *- ������ v&  - f,4'L  jot  ' "g  > *.*r*  "�� ��*  _  "A  ���ry:  . >  <*v.<  A.I  " if  i|  ���f  \   il  > I  m" i  *-< I  1 n THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B C, EtfcEDAY, APRIL o, 1901  I ^ V .  !��''" '  r #  II*'  /,  Assayers Supplies  We carry in stock a full line of Assayers' arid Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled  and  our  prices are   rpasnnahlp.   / -  We are Brltlah Columbia Agents; for     , ___% *   . -   x-���   ���  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY COSS GOODS  WM. AINSWORTH &  SON'S BALANCES  SMITH & THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA  BLOCK  NELSON,   B. C.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  NO.   219   BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  One thousand men to purchase  R����dy Made Clothing of all descriptions. Our stocK comprises  a good assortment of the nobb<est  and up-to-^ateelothlngto 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  J, A. Gilker,  Proprietor  i  i  ���  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND  GARDEN SEEDS  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Bo�� 176.  MURALO  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  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 haye twenty-five shades to select from.  Ask for color card.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Several mining deals are expected  to be put through next week.  Sheriff Tuck is away in Sandon,  attending to business. He is expected back on Saturday.  -:. Underground work progresses on  the May and Jennie, but building  operations have ceased ��� on the  ground.  Police "magistrate Crease, who has  been on the sick list for the past  couple of weeks, is reported convalescent.;  ^ Today being Good Friday most  ^6f=the~bTi]dness"h~o^^  will be closed, as will also the banks  and government offices.  The work of grading Baker street  near the railway depot proceeds.  The tramway company are raising  their rails to the new level.  The work of clearing up Ward  street ravine was continued yesterday. What has already been accomplished in this direction is a great  improvement.  Lieutenant-colonel Read held a  social meeting in the Salvation  Army barracks last night which  was largely attended. The officer  is an able and impressive speaker.  '���A meeting of the Mine Owners'  Association was held last evening  in Nelson. There is secrecy as to  whaTbcqurrgd but a variety of in-  tereeting" tbpic3 are said to have  been discussed.  George, Jackson has severed his  connection with P. Burns & Co. at  Silverton. He will try tp,:rlocate a  coal mine in the Crow's Nesc Pass  or Alberta. Mr. Jackson is a son of  the city weigh-master.  The j-ity store-keepers have made  special arrangements for the Easter  in ti k��t aud display a choice collection in all departments. The  butchers have received large consignments   of   turkeys,   geene  and  fowl, while the grocers make a  great show of fruits, eggs, and other  seasonable goods.  The Miners' Fedeiation closed its  session yesterday. What occurred  has not bem given to the press,  but it is understood that the mine  owners' manifesto recently issued  from Rossland was under discussion.  A. R. Sherwood, local agent of  the Phoenix Assurance Company,  yesterday adjusted the loss occasioned by the fire at G. D. Curtis'  residence on Monday. The damage  was appraised at $43.50 and a check  for this amount was issued.  The new team of horses for the  fire department were again out yesterday training. They were harnessed to a heavy wagon and did  satisfactory woik. The animals  have no doubt the muscle and if  they can go at a good pace they  will be all right.  A company has been formed in  Spokane to work the Tamarack  group on Springer creek which was  recently bonded by D. O. Lancaster  for $18,000. ; John F. Holden, who  was formerly superintendent at the  Venus will have charge of the work  on the Tamarack.  Some of the men engaged in work  on the streets yesterday approached the city engineer with the view  of ascertaining if they were expected to work today. Mr.\ McCulloch  said that it was altogether at their  own discretion. They could work  if they wished to do so, or take the  day off.  THE TEACHERS' INSTITUTE  E3I.  TELEPHONE 27  PAINTS, OILS /\ND GLASS.  Store, Corner Baker and Josephine Stieet       ,}fj  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS     rubber and cotton hose.   1  POULTRY  NETTING  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  IsTZELSOIfcT  STORES   AT  IKZ^SJILO  S^ZNTDOZDST  thing which tends to promote education is deserving of every encouragement. As will be noted from  the above outline of the program,  some very practical questions are  set down for discussion.  Annual Meeting Opens Monday Next  The Kootenay Teachers' Institute  hold their annual meeting in Nelson  on Monday and Tuesday next, when  it is expected that several new  members will be enrolled and that  the old members will be present in  full strength. The field of operation  includes the whole of the Kootenays, and Easter Monday has been  fixed for the annual gathering,  being the most convenient season  for teachers to get off. The Easter  holidays wiil be on, and as there  will be no work for- them from  Friday to Wednesday next there  will be ample opportunity of meeting in session and discussing subjects of interest to  the  profession.  The various - transport companies  give special rates to members of  the institute, and as at thin season  of the year good weather may  reasonably be expected a large  attendance is assured; It was the  original intention to hold the convention at the public school, but it  has been deemed advisable to alter  the program in this particular and  to meet in Fraternity Hall.  The proceedings open at 10 o'clock  on Monday morning, when the  president will address the assemblage. After the address new meua ���  bers will be enrolled, and the election of officers takes place. Rev. P.  Wright, D.D., will read'a paper on  '���The Ethical Element of Education." A second session will open  at 2 p m., which will be started with  a solo by G. L. Lennox, to be followed by a paper by J. S. Brandon,  ^B.A.^on^Methods^in^Geogjiaphy."  Miss Kate Scanlan contributes a  paper on "School Decorations," and  J. D. McLean one on "History."  There will also be a piano solo by  Miss Rouse and a vocal solo by Mrs.  J. E. Annable.  On Tuesday morning business  begins at 9 o'clock with a reading  by J. B. Clements. Miss Escotte  Wickham, B.A., will discuss ''Spelling for Intermediate Classes," a  subject which is' likely to be productive of much instructive discussion. Mtas Edwards is down on the  program for a solo. Resolutions  .will be in order up to the time of  adjournment for . lunch. The  teachers will re-assemble, at  2 o'clock. This session will  open with a piano solo by Mrs.  J. H. Wallace. There are three papers expected, the first by R J.  Clark, M..-A. on VOur Course in English," tfi'esecond by Miss Thom on  "Methods in Arithmetic" and the  third by M. L. Tompkins, his subject being '"Obstacles to Education  in the Kootenays." Peter McTav-  ish will give a recitation and Miss  Jessie Lillie a vocal solo. In the  evening at eight o'clock there will  be an entertainment in honor of  visiting teachers in Fraternity hall.  :: The meeting is of interest not  alone to the teachers themselves  but to the general  public,  as  any-  Mining Eecords.  The following mining transactions were recorded yesterday:  Certificates of work to O. A. Lowell  on the Cornish, Bee, Forest City,  Squadron, Southern Bell and Hillside. There-was but one new  location, the Minto, on Forty-nine  creek, by W.-'M. John,son.  The New Public Buildings.  Work has not yet begun on the  new postofficecustom house building, although considerable time has  elapsed since the contract was let.  A week or so ago contractor La  Pointe, of this city, was asked'to  figure on the excavation work. : He  duly forwarded his estimate, but  has heard nothing more on the subject. Architect Macdonald was  yesterday informed by a friend  from Vancouver that the building  contractors were in that city, and  might be expected in Nelson in the  course of a fewrdays. No selection  has been made of stone for foundation work, but it is expected that  it will be taken from Roberts'  quarry at Five-mile Point or from  the granite deposit at the rear of  the general hospital. As to the  marble to be used, there is some  competition between the owners of  the Kaslo and Sandon quarries,  from either - of which suitable  material can he. had. The. local  architect, however, rather favors  the Salmo product, as he-says it  runs 01 per cent lime as against 51k  for the Kaslo.  Births, Marriages and Deaths.  H. Wright, registrar of births,  marriages and deaths has forwarded his report for the quarter ending  March 31 to the registrar-general.  It appears that during the three  months there were 38 births, -57  deaths and 30 marriages registered.  As far as the deaths and marriages  are concerned, there is no reason to  doubt the accurracy of the figures,  but there is more than suspicion  that the birth rate does not show  anything like the total that would  appear were every new arrival  duly recorded. It is believed that  30 per cent of the births are not  reported at the registrar's office.  The parents of a child failing to  conply with the terms of the law in  this particular, are liable, upon  conviction to a fine of not less than  $25, andnot exceeding,$100.^_ItJs  required by law that the nurse in  attendance shall report the birth of  a child within ten days after the  event. On the strength of this report the parents are served with a  notice calling upon them to register  the birth within sixty days, and  failing to do so they are liable to  the fine above named. Happy  fathers will take notice. However,  as the law stands the onus of  prosecuting defaulters is placed  upon the registrar. It should not  be necessary to put an obliging  official in the position of prosecutor.  To loan on improved property.   Stra:ght mortgage at 8 per cent.  No monthly loan or no fines.   The only agent in the city that  can give the borrower his money when he want9 it.  Lawrence Hardware Go. J 'asBff-*-*   huch r.cameron  Damages of Snowstorm.  Uniontown, Pa'.;-April 4.��� Reports from Fayette county indicate  that the snowstorm which had  raged for 48 hours has done great  damage. The snow has melted considerably and yet lies three feet  deep. .  PERSONAL. ;  L McCarghill of Cranbrook is at  the Hume.  James Lewis and Fred Hunter of  Cranbrook aro at the Tremont.  Burt  Winn  from  the  Highland  mine is registered at the Tiemont.'  W. A. Macdonald, K. C, has returned from a professional visit to Victoria.  C. G. Dunne and H. L. White of  tho Northwest Mining News of Spokane are paying Nelson a business visit..  Among yesterday's   arrivals   at  the Madden house wore James Stewart of Vancouver and Kufrene McGrath of Hastings.  John Paul of Ymir, W. Staples of  Slocan Junction, and H W. McLean of Revol-  stoko wore among yesterday's arrivalH at the  Queen's.  Messrs. Marpole, Whyte and  Cambie, the C. P. R. officials who viBited Nelson  ���the othpr dav on thoir 'our of inspection, rot-timed from the Boundary lust night and took a  boattomakf connection with, the Crow's Nest  Pass, over whici they will travel before com-  I'letloff ttwir tour.   -  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  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone IO K-W-C Baker Street  GARDEN SEEDS  'Wc have opened up the largest shipment of  be��t quality, fresh garden seeds over brought to  iho Kootenay country. We are selling large  quantities already and you will note our way is  different from that of oiher dealers in this district, in that  WE SELL BY WflCHT  Ar well an by package, and though the' quality  is the best the price is tho simo as in Toronto.  Make out a list and sond to us and wo will guarantee satisfaction. _  IN FLOWER SEEDS  We also havo a large assortment���10 diireront  varioties and colors of Sweet Peas' to seleot  from and an endless variety of other kinds..  CAMDA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W. C. Block.       Corner Ward and Baker Sts.  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON BTRHETB  We havo .just opened up our spring  consignment, of wall papers which  comprise all the latest. patterns" for  1H01 as we do' the bulk of tho wail  papering business in Nelson, we know  the patterns which commend them-  eolves mo-it readily. You will bo re-  papering in a few weeks. Call in now  and make your so'ection while the as-  - Hortment is comploto : _.*     ������_._.  F. J. BRADLEY & CO.  fJELSON.      JOSEPHINE STREET  Rough and  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.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  ^   Mouldings  Shingles  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  OT WHAT TOU WANT IB NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAKK II' TOR TOU  CALL AND GET PRICKS.  J. A. Sayward  BALL AND LAKK STRKKTS, NBLSOW    '  All the fashionable creations  in Spring and Summer wear  are included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.   FRED J. 8QUIRB, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT  HOTEL BLOCK.  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of the square shoulder���the latest  fashion In coats.  Mrs. GARR  LATE OP VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  - Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MaoMillatf,  Vlotoria Blook.  Tbe patronage of Nelson ladies solicit ii.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTER^  Decorators and -  ��� Paper Hangers. .*<.*.  stock of green  vegetables ar-  rive daily, consisting of lettuce,  onions, asparagus, spinach, rhubarb, and ripe  tomatoes. Other  vegetables as they  come in. season.  u  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPRING  TERM  BECINS APRIL  1st.  Bookkeeping, shorthand and typewriting  thoroughly taustht. Do not rnU. this opuortunlty  of acquiring a business education. Note address.  CORKER WARD AND BAKER STREETS    I  MILLINEBY OPENING  OPERA  HOUSE  BLOOK.  Mrs Enfield specially invites the  ladies   of    Nelson   to   attend . her :  Spring Millinery Opening on Tues- )  day, April 2nd, continuing   three j  days. \

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