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 Mineral Production of British Columbia in 1900
$16,407,645
O-.L
Mineral Production of Kootenay Iq 1900
i^$10,562,032
NINTH YEAR
NELSON, B. C, MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 15,  1901
PRICE FIVE CENTS
BRITAIN EXPECTED TO YIELD
WILL AMEND CLAYTON-BULWER
TREATY AS DESIRED.
There Is No Difference Between Britain
and Germany Over the  Manchuria Convention.
New York, April 14.—In a despatch dated London, I. N. Ford,
correspondent of the New York
Tribune, says: "The Washington reports that the state department intends to revive negotiations for a
revision of the Clayton-Bulwer
treaty are not discussed by the London press. Nothing is known
about the matter at the American
embassy, and there is no official at
the foreign office who is authorized
to discuss the subject. There are
- at least two facts that can be stated
with confidence. First.—That the
foreign office before, the Hay-Pauncefote treaty was negotiated, was
anxious to make concessions which
would be accepted by the senate
and that the convention was supposed to embody what the American government wanted: and
what the senate would sanction.
Second.—That lord Lansdowne was
supported by the cabinet without
dissent, and while the convention
in its original form had been
negotiated in a spirit of neighborly
accomodation and good will, there
was not the slightest disposition on
the part of any member of the
government to discuss the alteration
made by the senate. The inference
which may be drawn from, these
facts is that the foreign office will
take up the subject again in a
friendly spirit, ^whenever it can be
assured that the leaders of the
seriate arid the state department
are in agreement • respecting -the
. <form q,od nature,of the -concession
"desired;by' the' United' States -.for,
the purpose of facilitating construction of the -.canal.-.*.--'
There is no. ground for the belief
that the foreign oflice here and in
Berlin have been estranged by differences of interpretation respecting the bearings of the Anglo-German agreement upon the Manchurian convention. If the Nankin
viceroy has received from the British government, as reported, an appreciative letter respecting liis opposition to the Manchurian convention, it has been because it was considered expedient to compliment
him, and not because there has been
any difference of views with Germany. An experienced diplomat
has told me that, while England
and other powers are under obliga-c
tions to the patriotic viceroys for
saving the situation, it is dangerous to offer them ostentatious sup-
^portT^Foreignei's-were-not^popular"
in China before the Boxer rising.
They are even more obnoxious after
the temples have been looted and
when indemnity claims are pressed
by garrisons in occupation of the
capita], The viceroys who have
thwarted the intrigues of Russia
will be embarrassed and discredited
if they are thanked or patronized
by European powers.
Colonel Harry McCalmont, popular alike among turfmen, yachtsmen and members of parliament,
arrived in London from South
Africa, where he has been serving
with the Warwickshire militia. He
will be warmly welcomed at Newmarket and in many London clubs.
The fact that 1500 British soldiers have been besieged over
three months without anybody's
knowing anything about it is
striking proof of the utter inadequacy of the news service in South
Africa.^ ■
The King Is Politic.
London, April 14.—The king's
toleration in making a .. new precedence for a special audience for a
Roman Catholic delegation, has
tended to deaden agitation for the
revision of the coronation oath. It
is not improbable that the Roman
Catholic cathedral at Westminster
may be finished in time for the consecration in coronation year, although an immense amount of difficult work in the ornamentation of
the interior will be required.
Can't Disturb the Old Man.
London, April 14.—Legal obstacles will undoubtedly prevent
the exhumation of the body of sir
Francis Cook, despite the desire of
Jady Cook to resort to that method
of disposing of rumors against herself. While the.home secretary has
not officially refused her request, he
has intimated that there must be
more than rumor on which to grant
a permit for the exhumation of the
body in face of< .the evidence of
physicians and others of sir Francis'
natural 'demise. In view of the
rumorsLthat lady. Cook, -owing to
alleged occurrences there, was
unwilling to visit her former home
at $i£h\uond,' she has decided to
The Nelson BIX-i jmpany.
Twelve new new recruits have
been enrolled in the Nelson Rifle
Company anil the prospects of a
good season's tv ork are bright. The
company; hasj-always enjoyed a dis-'
tinguished reputation for efficiency,
arid it is; the desire of local militiamen that this shall be maintained.
Many of the older members joined
the regular forces by volunteering
for active service in South Africa,
which reduced the establishment to
less than twenty active . members,
but withfthe recent additions and
the prospects of more to follow, it
is expected: that the full strengths
of forty-fiyie rank and file will soon
be attained. The rifle ranges are
to be put in order at once and regular practice resumed. Nothiug
definite is yet known as to when
the Jong-promised drill-shed is to
be started.  ,   '__
3      The-Highlander at Work,
Work has been resumed at the
Highlanderinihe Ainsworth camp,
after a shutdown of some months.
Last year the property-was thoroughly prospected by means of the
diamond drill} so that the management know exactly what there is
in the mine and where to find it.
After boring in several places" and
taking samples and notes of the
Avork, Maxwell Stevenson went east
with his data, and has just
returned with the news that his
principals are fully satisfied with
the showing, and have given instructions that development, be
proceeded, with on a very liberal
rscale., ^Tliereiis. much- to" warrant
;the belief that the property will
turn out agreat ( one and give an
impetusto mining in this old camp.
Not as Reported in The Tribune.
The family of Mr. and Mrs.
Frederick Hodge is not as reported
in The Tribune of Saturday. They
have eight children and have been
married twelve years. Of ■ the
eight four are twins, the flrst being
born in July, 1898, and the second
in April, 1900. This is a record
that Mr. and Mrs. Hodge need not
be ashamed of, but it is not as good
a one as is that of Mr. and Mrs.
John Hamblin, foreman of the
bookbinding department of The
Tribune. Mr. and Mrs. Hamblin
have been married three years, and
they have three children, two of
the three being twins.
Rather Expensive Fumigation.
===DrsrHalI=andi Rose are~suing^the~~
city for $365 to recoup them for
damage done in the fumigation of
their offices in the K.-W.-C. block.
A smallpox, patient in the early
stages of the disease, paid the doctors a visit and the, case was immediately reported to the medical
health officer. The sufferer was
taken to the pest house and the
doctors' offices thoroughly fumi-.
gated with sulphur. The fumes in:
jured the furnishings of "the rooms,
and the surgical instruments to the
extent claimed, hence the action.
Still in Quarantine.
Hugh McDermott, foreman at the
Nelson Saw «fc Planing Mills is still
quarantined at Bonner's Ferry. He
was on a business trip, and as he is
said to have passed through certain
districts where smallpox exists, the
health officer at the ferry quarantined Hugh for the safety of the
public. The five ■ Nelson men at
Cranbrook who are held as suspects
in the Cosmopolitan hotel are
reported to be enjoying themselves
well under the circumstances. They
are daily in receipt of telegrams
from their Nelson friends offering
condolences.
The Latest Fish Storv Told.
The Miner yesterday morning had
a fish story. It told of a scarcity
of fish at the Junction, and a certain bundle of netting which a local
mau is said to have discovered in a
Toronto establishment recently,
labelled "Nelson* B: Ci" According
to the Miner this netting is intended
for use in the pools at the Junction.
But the fact is that the netting in
question was ordered by the Nelsou
Tennis Club, to be. used in their j
courts. 1
STEYN ADVISES SURRENDER
HEALTH OF* EX-PRESIDENT  HAS
BROKEN DOWN.
Report Comes From Paris That an Attempt Was Made to Stab Paul
Kruger.
Bloemfontein, April 14—It is
reported that the health of former
president Steyn, of the Orange Free
State has broken down. It is also
said * that he has advised all the
Boers on commando to surrender
immediately.
Paris, Apiil 15.—L'Estafette publishes a report that an attempt was
made to stab'Mr. Kruger.
Capetown, April 14.—There is no
increase in the progress of the bubonic plague here, although there
is an average of five cases daily.
Since the outbreak 393 cases .have
been 'officially reported, of which
152 have proved fatal.
Paris'," April 14.—"Among the
Boer prisoners who recently arrived in Lisbon, from Lorenzo Marquez," says a special dispatch from
the Portuguese capital, "was a
young American by the name of
Randolph Martinson, who described
himself as the son of the president
of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas
railroad. He was captured by the
.British.'but-;: released as an American on promising not to fight
again. -Subsequently he was arrested in Lorenzo Marquez at
the request of the British
authorities under suspicion of
being a Boer agent. Mr. Martinson,
on being brought here secured his
release through the American
charge d'affaires, and his father
sent' money to pay his passage
home., According to his representations, he was aide de camp to
colonel John Blake, commander of
the Irish brigade."
London, April 14.—A dispatch to
the Daily Mail, from Lorenzo
Marquez, said that a Mr. Martinson,
who was said to have resigned a
post in the United States army to
join the Boer forces, had beenx,
sloped for Lisbon ou the Portsmouth transport Zaiere, which
carried 103 Boer families, after; he
had made an ineffectual attempt to
obtain consular protection.
The Census Commissioners.
There wjas,a meetings of the census commissioners in Nelson ion
Saturday, at which the work- now
in progress" was discussed. From
every section the enumeration was
reported as going on satisfactorily.
In East Kootenay one of the enumerators is quarantined as a smallpox suspect, which somewhat upsets the program of the commissioner for that division. Among
other—matters—discussed at the
meeting was the financing of the
job. That circumlocution so characteristic of goyernment officialdom
has delayed the arrival of cash, and
in several instances the commissioners have had to advance money
to their enumerators. Expenses
are heavy, and it was unanimously
decreed a grievance that* those
responsible for the work should
have „to pay put „of their own
pockets sums which the government should have provided.
Mining Records:
The following are the ■ mining
transactions recorded on Saturday:
In consideration of $2500- Frank
Lassey transfers to W. H. Hutchinson a half interest in the Flying
Dutchriiany^a half; interest in the
Phoebus, a quarter in Pilot Knob,
a third in* Mars, a third in the Independence, two-fifths in the Venus,
a third interest in the Boston, two-
fifths in the Sphinx, three-fifths in
the Keystone and Sunny Sun, and
a full interest in the Venus Fraction, on Hall creek. W. S. Doyle
transfers to R; A. SHutchinson his
interest " in the Borinier mineral
claim on Hall creek. Certificates of
work were granted to Andrew
Bostard on the Lawton, and to
William McDonald on the Johannesburg and Transvaal. An affidavit
was filed in the case of the Rover
mineral claini advertising a defaulting partner.
Building at the Hume Addition.
Work was begun on Saturday on
a two-story brick building on the
site which for years supported the
big board sign announcing "Lots ■
for Sale iu the Hume Addition."
The building will be barely outside 1
the city limits, and will be but
another of the large ones run up in
this district of late. < If that old
sign-bo»rd could but speak it would
tell an interesting tale of the growth
of Nelson. For years it stood almost
alone, to be looked at by the
teamsters as they drove to arid
from the old Nelson & Fort Sheppard railway depot, or to be 'used
as a scratching post by the Browsing cattle from the neighboring
ranch. It did service as a sort of
mile-post between Nelson and
Bogustown, and stood the storm'
well. Only once was it known to
be blown down, and on that
occasion it was promptly* put, in
position. Of late, however, buildings have sprung up all around, no
longer do freighters ply to the
depot, and an electric car flies'past
what used to be i a desolate and
uninviting spot.     '•- ' •
PREACHERS ARE APPALLED
WITH THE SOCIAL CONDITION OF
NEW YORK.
Fashionables Are More Interested in
Jack-Pots Than They Are iri
the Collection Plates,
New York, April 14.—Too much
gambling in society, and too few
children, are the twin' evils that
are attracting the attention of the
pastors of fashionable New York
congregations, says the 'Evening
World today. - Many of these ministers are recent' additions to the
religious and fashionable life of New
York, and they declare that the
conditions that they have encountered here appal them. The ministers have been counselling with
each other, exchanging .confidences
and experiences, and trying i to
devise means of correcting the conditions' which they say prevail.
They have'not decided what they
will do, but they will not begin any
public crusade, and they will not
refer to the subjects in sermons.
When a score of ministers who care
for flocks that live up and down
Madison, Fifth West End and
Amsterdam avenues, began to talk
over the subject confidentially they
found that all had the same story
to tell. Gambling among the members of their flocks was entirely too
common/and the play_ wasr often
for extra high stakes. s Many
instances were told showing howl
young men had lost much larger
sums than they could afford, and
had often been compelled to borrow
small sums for railroad . fares I or
temporary expense frorh their hosts.
One of the ministers who attended
the conference says: "It is my personal opinion that a igood- deal of
tlreTnoney'pTifon the plates~insuch-
liberal amounts on Easter Sunday
came easy at the gaming table,; or
if it did not, these.large gifts were
made iu many instances. as balms
to supposed guilty consciences. It
is a very easy form of imaginary
self denial! this giving of:money by
people who have plenty, instead of
personal service and to atone for
dissipation. I am no longer young,
and have seen conditions iu many
cities, but I never" imagined conditions existing anywhere so bad as
were described at our informal talk,
and men who told what they knew
beyond doubt to be true."
A Call From  Cranbrook.
Rev. Havelock Beachman, B. ' A.
of Winnipeg, is a guest, at.' Mrs. W. J
A. McLean's, Victoria street. The
reverend gentleman.has been acting
as lociim teners iri the ■ Episcopal
church at Trail, during the past
four months arid is on his. way ' to
Cranbrook, where he has accepted a
permanent appointment. ; Before
leaving Trail Mr. Beachman was presented with a well-filled purse by
his congregation, and a beautiful
set.of silver communion vessels by
the young men of the church.   ;
The Nelson Gun Club.
The weekly shoot of the: Nelson
Gun Club on Saturday resulted in a
score of 17 for Clarence Goepel, 12
for Pete Nelson and 11 each for
Soren Nelson aud George Tierney.
Each man had 25 birds,- but there
was a fairly stiff breeze blowing
which interfered with the sport.
Several sweepstakes were decided
after good shooting. Among the
new members to put in an appearance were T. M. Ward and Fred
Elliot.
ANXIETY OVER THE BUDGET
IT   MAY CREATE AND  DESTROY
COLOSSAL  FORTUNES.       '
The Chancellor of the. Exchequer and
Joseph Chamberlain 'Running Neck
and Neck for First Place.
London, April 14.—The London
correspondent of the Tiibunei I. N.
Ford, cables the following: The
chancellor of the exchequer' had
made no sign, and the country does
not know whether sugar will be
taxed or corn laws imposed, or a
few simple l sums' in addition be
worked out in the taxation of; in-
comes, tea, tobacco and spirits. ■ It
may be a commonplace budget,
with feeble ''expedients- for widening the area of' taxation, or it may
be the most important budget'since,
the corn laws were repealed. In
any event the political effect of the
budget speech must be consider-,
able. There ' will be a" revival of
Liberalism if imported food be
taxed, whether sugar or corn," and
there will be demoralization on the
government side if the chancellorr
of the exchequer continues ' to
finance the Avar feebly, and fails to
readjust the burdens of direct or
indirect taxation.
There are also personal elements
in   the   political   equation.      The
present cabinet has nominally been
directed by'lord Salisbury, but Mr.
Chamberlain .will be the strongest
force in regula'tirig its policies. '■ 'Sii;
Michael Hicks Beach has ,been? the
only member of the cabinet capable
of offering resistance to the will of
Mr.   Chamberlain.     Treasury. has
been the stronghold of old toryi'sm,
where the secretary for the colonies-
could not   exert   the   pressure} of
superior   political   [capacity.  ' 'Sir
Michael   Hicks • Beacht ,+and : Mr:
Chamberlain have been anti-pathetic
ever since the present government
was formed, and( their divergencies
of  opinion have    widened  during
recent months, while they have remained colleagues with lord  Salisbury as prime minister. It is doubtful if, they can work together when
the arniability  of   Mr.  Balfour  ib
transferred to the upper house; Mr.
Chamberlain cannot lead the commons if sir Michael Hicks-Beach remains at the head of the treasury.
His  .budget    speech    will     be     a
decisive   proof of   the chancellor's
capacity or incapacity,as a ^financier, and will ,have a direct bearing
upon the political  fortunes of  Mr.
Chamberlain.     If   it  exhausts the
patience of the country, the ascendancy of  the masterful will of Mr.
Chamberlain will be complete, and
the way, will   be  opened   for   his
leadership   of   the   commons,   and
_for the revision_of_the tariff-system
in the  early future  on the lines of
imperialism in  the   business  relations  of  the  mother  country and
the colonies.    There will  be a feeling of relief when parliament reassembles   for   the   budget    speech.
Budget gambling, based on rumored
changes in the tariff, has become a
source of serious disturbances. Tea,
tobacco, and spirits have been taken
out of bond in  immense quantities
to forestall increased taxation, and
enough sugar for 18 months' supply
has   been   dumped    into   England
from Hamburg, Boulogne, Antwerp,
aud Rotterdam.
Unless the sugar duties can be
made retroactive, the treasury will
draw little revenue from this source
during the next fiscal year, and if
the chancellor declines to levy them,
the speculative movement of the
importers may involve some business failures. The grocery, ■•'• confectionery, and allied trades, have
been holding meetings to protest
against the taxation of sugar, and
to advocate the inalienable right of
the British workingman to have
cheap marmalade aud jam on his
breakfast table. Income tax-payers
can only stand and wait, when they
have no resource for agitating
against their crushing weight of
direct taxation. The budget speech
will be the signal for a reaction
against the prevailing dullness.
Already there has been a revival of
social activity, for an unusual number of west end weddings have
brought fashionable idlers back to
London. ■<       '
A New Five-inch  Gun.
New York, April 14.—Remarkable results have been attained
with the latest model five-inch gun,
the testing of which is in. progress j
at' the Indian Head proving
grounds, 'according to dispatches
from Washington. ..Rear admiral
O'Neill, chief of ordnance, tias been
informed by lieutenant Strauss, in
charge of the proving grourids, that
the gun had developed a .maximum velocity of 3330 feet a
second,... with less than 17 tons
pressure. This velocity was
given to a 50-pound projectile.
The great superiority of'the new
weapon over the five-inch gun on
the Kearsarge will be understood
when it is known that, the maximum velocity attained with a 50-
pound projectile fired by the latter
is 2050 feet per second. With a 00-
pound shell, a velocity of 2990 feet
a second has been attained with the
latest' model. --The muzzle energy
obtained was 3724 foot,tons. In
the recent trials with the 50-pound
_projee.tiIe^a,.-muzzle energy of 3918
foot_ tons was obtained. Rear admiral O'Neil has determined to use
tlie 00:pouud projectile.
More Than China' Can Pay.
, Washington, April 14.—The last
advices to the state department
from Mr.( Rockhill contain further
details respecting the amount of the
indemnities claimed from China by,
the powers. It appears that' these
claims have been much exaggerated
in some statements, although the
sum total is still farin excess of the
amount of] money it is believed
here that .China can raise. It is the
belief, of the state department that
the total claims should not be
allowed to exceed $150,000,000 or
$200,000^000. According to information received liere the British claim,
so far" 'as, formulated, is
resonable iu amount' as compared "with other'. claims. ' In'
fact theTJriited States /and Japan
represent, in these negotiations, the
moderate element whose desire js
to,, prevent 'the imposition! of
^charges that-shall destroy the Chinese government and result in the
division of the empire.".' , -      * .
" ", Death Before Blindness.,
New York, April.14.—A,World's
special 'from < St.' 'Petersburg, says:'
'A sensational 'tragedy has .caused
intense excitement here. Captain
Hecker of the Imperial Guards suspected professor Herman Dohuberg,
the famous oculist, of attentions to
his wife. Ilecker called on Dohuberg, accused him and gave him
the option of blinding himself for
life or being shot Dohnberg chose
death and Ilecker killed him on the
spot". Hecker's punishment probably will be light. The czar has
a«ked for a special report on the
whole circumstances.
The Bill1 Against China.
Berlin, April 14.—The correspondent • of the Associated Press
hears tonight from an authoritative source that the Chinese indemnities for war expenses, exclusive
of claims of private individuals and
missions, have been fixed as follows: . Russia, 300,000,000 marks
lab"out_$00,000,000;;"_FnmceT"200rr
000,000 (about t $05,000,000); Germany, 210,000,000 marks (about
$00,000,000); , England, 90,000,000
marks (about if22,00.0,000). .France
will also present claims for the.in-
demnity. of the Italian mission.
An American Jockey, Won.
Cologne, April 15.—In the races
here today the spring' handicap
was won by C. Beit's chestnut filly
Ordennan/., with Hehnorage second,
and Easter Monday third. The
winner was ridden by J. H. (Steets)
Martin, the American jockey.
Lester Reiff, ou Wyvern, ..was
fourth, and Johnny Reiff, on Mara-
brino, was sixth. Their riding
with the short stirrups made a sensation.      .
Decay in Westminster Abbey.
London,' April 14.—Some alarm
has been caused by the fall of au IS
foot pillar "in Westminster Abbey.
The pillar stood in the side chapel,
northeast of the chancel. It fell
with a tremendous crash, was shattered1 into small pieces and damaged
the tomb of. Lord Norreys. Investigation showed that a similar column in the same chapel was very
unsafe. Stejjs have been taken: to
insure stability.
Dawson's Week of Sport.
Victoria, April: 14.—-The sports
of Dawson are arranging a big carnival to take place there commencing July 1st and lasting a week.
There will be horse races, trap
shooting, and, if it can be arranged,
a bout between Sharkey and Slavin.
Charles M. Bowes is coming out to
arrange the attractions. The prizes
offered will be large enough to take
men front the outside to the Klondyke.
PROTEST BY PRINCE CHINC
HE SAYS MISSIONARIES ARE UNTRUTHFUL. \
They; Keep China in a Constant JBroil
and Ministers of tho Powers
i
Do Nothing. I
ffl
Pekin, April 14.—Prince Ching
says all his reports go to show^that ^J
the missionary statements, regard- „\
ing a' rebellion in Mongolia arei not
supported by the fa'cts; neither'does . -;
'he-believe that the rebellion of-igen- v-~
eral Fung Fu Hsiang, amounts to'« x
much. It.is the. object., of ...certain <
elements he asserts, to make ibseem .'
that China is-iri a "condition of a y
constant broil, rendering - it- unsafe -?'.
for the foreign troops,to, be' with- t>
drawn. Those .who. have this in J'
view will rimguify a yillage'qiiariel' ' /
into a big rebellion]. *'TheJ mission- '-;
aries,' naturally' timid; 'take' - these ,"-;
reports in good faith.     ..->   u- _'il~
The conduct a of , the; ministers of s x ?
.the powers over the negotiations 7';
with the Chinese plenipotentiaries' {*.'
causes ' much adverse "c'driitnent -.'V
among' the' military ^-authorities. \"-^
The city military [tactics i havexpre-' 'A
,vented what, might, ,JaavHi._).beeu /'/
accomplished, two months , ago.fr^T
Even now "the" meetiings'of tlie Wn- ^
isters are' postponed for"'th'e most
trivial causes. ■ For''instance the
desire of, one minister' to/.go.^pn.a,; ^
picnic1 ,to the tombs ,of the, ,Ming ' ^
dynasty prevented the holding of a 'ss>'
meeting for a number of days.-££
Then"'rM. > Degiers and1 other' !min- ~**t'h
isters- insisted uponn celebrating- ■»
Easter, and,thus, a yvw.eek^was,jCon- - tN
"sunied. . ,In a „ third^ - case^: an- '"'*
unnecessary visit'r Hy one minister- •/''
toTienTsiri held up-the negotia- - ,
tions for four'days/ These -are fair 'j
'illustrations .of- what.v has :; been^/J
almost continuous.fram. .the begiu-/-^
nipg:   , :   ... ,     .      . r uK,   .. -t    -: --
Married^ an, Actress.^ , .-
London, April IS.-r-Considerable    >*~
surprise has  been  caused  here  by   "*
the    statement    o'f    the . Sunday
Special that the marquis of''Head-  ! ^
fort'was'privately"married' during   J
the present month to   Miss -Rosa
Boote, of i.-the Gaiety, theater; and
that   they   are   now., staying,   at
Folkestone.    It  was  generally understood that the marriage  should
be   postponed   and    the    marquis
would  go  abroad.   >The statement
of the Sunday  Special  is not {confirmed in any quarter.
Crown Prince Visiting.--, }
Vienna. April 14.—;Crown prince
Frederick William,of Germany arrived in Vienna this morning in acceptance of 'an invitation'frbin emperor Fran z'' Joseph, who with the
Anstrian-archdukes greeted-him-at
the railway station. A large; and
enthusiastic concourse awaited his
arrival. Subsequently the emperor
received the crown priuce'in private
audience, and ; later. returried his
visit.
Irishmen' Will Agitate; <*"':
New Youk, April 14.—The American branch of the united Irish
League was formed in this^city
tonight. It was announced at the
meeting that John E. Redmond and
six of his Irish colleague's ih parliament will visit America on behalf of
the Irish cause after the next i session : of parliament, adjourns.
Branches are to be organized all
over the United States.
Turkey Makes a Kick.*   f
London, April 14.—"It ■ is. asserted," says the Vienna correspondent of the Times, "that1 the
Ottoman governmenthas addressed
another : sharp note to Bulgaria
demanding the immediate! dissolution of the Macedonian committee
arid the prohibition of the approaching Macedonian congress.
To Strengthen Fortifications.'
Kingston, Jamaica, April 14.—
The British: war oflice has, decided
to strengthen the fortifications of
Jamaica. Quick-firing guns of.the
latest pattern are being sent but In
addition to the heavygunsrecently
placed in the forts about*! Port
Royai.  -x.■-..■:■>,
Korea Will Fortify. -■•'>■
London, April 14.—The govern--
ment cf Korea, according to a dispatch to tlie Daily Mail from St.
Petersburg, has decided to build
thirty-two coast fortresses to resist
a possible Japanese invasion.   '.*. :k.)i.\ , j.x  MO,  :>A.Y  Vi-Rl  001.  3;crrir^ucmwiatauMT -"ucjrtj^i qui ts  17  I  J?  Iff  If)  P  1*5  1  I  --vh>.  F  i Q  N  i '3  I  &UKJK  O'Connv-jl,   a^ed  gfc!l-H).  ���.:uc) r.  airs,   /.io  Al ;���������*. invuik. <.  03IARA,  Mi: sick, author, j oik* ��.;;*.  iLicitm, .Had  nt  his  u��  this dry today.    Tnj  while   v.-Mi-a   reJicuii*  ni.'f.t'.1' ��.��� cyi'Jone  the cannot- whkih \<-7 to his de-aii.  ^335 -���IO.??.*'  "S55V-  ;$fff>'0#'ast-  ��*v  ������HIV, ��� '�����.%. "��** .  ->9��j, .<!?,���>�� ��Gav  ���'���$��*��� -*6S> -**���!!* -sSSfr -"��S8S"<SSiS.-  _       _      _.       ._          "*3ZWig-<>''ZS* ���*&># ^sg[->  f.iT' . <K* . /grff" . p/0 . 00 . 00 . ^0 .  ��K5s��- "SSSp-^Bji*- *%������� <���              ,   ;*UU"> poi  .p:-M**tmf.u*its I*  >rirw i'vc-**'ivcs  r   the   iijjuic:  )3   ENDLESS   VAKIKTY  Sh:v;r.rook i'rials \  C..i..\r-G**.i\v, April ,1-i.--  �� i pvr>v*i<i;;:*iiiiiy ai'i'^ugctl  fl    cli;iil��?i:gei' v.*.ill have  ��. . .     .  Fly Rods for boys and girls frotvi Si.00 upwards. . Fiy rods  which wii! deli^hi the heart' of the genuine fk-hei'man from  $4.00 to SI2.50.  in .h:is b^t-r, j  t>i;it". the cnj> j  X\-'v\  FLY BOOKS  REELS  MINNOWS  SPINNERS  everything  LANDING NE"fS  GOTTON LINES  WATERPROOF LIN��-5  GAFf  HOOKS     '  rec-i.!'  Walton.  oy    "iiscipios   oi  Prices are  right.  CASTS  Si IK   LINES  ���SPOONS  SINKERS  ihe   late   Isaac  iluiDjuli u  B  Bakor .-Street,  J XI.  2Te!so&.  .'��� 31"i 1>�����- Siiiinii'iK-k  Sc-icnt f��: c..:t..]_l_. t'.ii  en Wi>ty !.\;U. Than;.  L. "sTa^so;*! visired tl)  tiday ami urged  work.    Lh-ivou-hibic  :)!���!'   iin-.'-i*.  t'ithur   ���?;  i'Af ol' VV'i  '.-*   i.-'.ijitj:'   ;  i!  ���luy:{ !��  :nsl  :,iin  ' 2  ���.���etu-fd'eii   the. c*ji'sti-:!!.-tian  Shu.v.t'ock   that   t-v.  h;ive to h*.; nnide tc  lengfi' ready tV;r  Ir.-i  'day ijext.     J:��etv>-);(i'.  men-..'tifu  now   v/or-  ot   tsu��  effort-   '���������/iii  i:-ive  Uju   cijai-  i'.u:S:in^'   Satiir-  t!G0  ;.5(>0  raid.  5iEr  day  E5S2SsSffl!!S8SRWJSa��SEa��2KSBIESfflra!5S!!HSS^^  '^��       -v y ,  [,'X-i^\.:i.lxUv.  The   investigation  of thq  Cook  charges by  tiie  senate ha1:-   Kuoved  the Toronto Globe to renew its agitation for the abolition of  ths  np-  per   chamber.   .The   Globe   argues  that whether there is  or  bus  been  corruption in the matter of  senate  appointments,   the system   of appointment is bad in any case.    As  matters stand the appointment  of  senators is  simply  an  addition  to  the  patronage  of  the  party  that  happens to be in  power,  and it  is  significant to say the least  that  in  the great majority of ciases the men  ���who have been appointed   to  sena-  torships have beeu men  of means.  Iu fact it is impossible for.a.man of  limited means to accept  a senator-  ship 'noi matter  how  deserving  he  may   be ���' 8f-. the    honor.      While  ;it      may      be      expecting      too  much   co   look   for   the   abolitiou  of the senate, something in the way  " of senate reform  may  be expected.  It would be  possible to limit the  term of appointment,  or it  might  be made an elective body, with di-n-  . tricts so arranged that its members  would   not  be  a duplicate  of the  members returned for the commons,  and in any case the property qualification should be  reduced.    If the  ; Couk charges result in auy of tho-c  thiugs    being     accomplished    the  failure of the Ci-ok senate negotiations will prove  a  bletsing  to  the  Dominion. ^   W. L. McDonald, vice-prosident  of the Rossland Miner.-.' Union has  a letter iu the Indus-trial World  which in a measure explains why  the members of the Rossland union  are still woiking instead of biding  on striker^ ii1mrn~MrT"M(rDoiTiiId's-  letter ic appeals that  at  a special  meeting of the union, held on Sunday last, a resolution was passed  ordering, the men out of the mines  if certain grievances were not adjusted. There were opposed to this  but eight votes, and on the following day the resolution was sub-  -mitted to a secret vote of the membership for rati ftriation. The circumstance, that fo little opposition  was encountered nt the Sunday  meeting led many to regard it as  unnecessary to record ihdir vote hi  favor of the ratification, and tlio  result was that the vote full three  per cent short of that necessary to  order a strike.  their  decision  regarding the levying of dutiesaipon material used iri  the   construction   of   the  interna-  ti'.mn!   bridge   across  the   Niagara  river, holding that articles brought  to the American shore, for temporary use' only,-are a matter of convenience, which when kept in charge  of customs officers and detained.for'  permanent  use  in tliat.  portion of  the  bridge within; the jurisdiction  of Canada, are exempt''from duty,:  on  the  theory t-htit  they are not  actually imported within the meaning of the-tariff, acts; but materials  for use  on that part, of  the bridge  within   the   limits  of'-'the  United  States are properly subject.'to duty,  unless   made free   by some  express'  provision of law.    It., h; the duly of  the  importer   to show to   which of  the above,classes his goods   belong,  and  in the absence of. such proof  the whole will  be  treated  asduti--  able.  UNITED STATES NEWS NOTES  NEW YORK, 14.���The sale is. reported of a, seat on the New York  stock exchange for $59,000.  CHICAGO, 1-L���A special to the  Tribune from Leavenworth, Kansas says: Over a hundred and fifty  enlisted soldiersof the Sixth cavalry  regiment, residing here, have deserted. The missing soldiers are  nearly all young recruits and wer��  from nil companies of the new regiment,'which now numbers about  S50 men. Yesterday was their'first  pay day. A detachment of regulars has been sent to bring them  back, and it is said the officers will  pronn-e not to Cry the recruits for  desertion if they return within ten  days.  WASHINGTON, D. C. 14.���A  statement; from the division of in-  bnlar affairs of i he war department  shows that the total number of immigrants arriving at tho port of  I-T-Mv.-iTia during 1000 to have been  H.57S. Of those 12.985 were Spaniard--, nf whom J 2.09-4 were from  Spain. 890 Jjwn_ Mexico, and 34(5  f v<im the .Unit.eii~ST.ates.  night put Liny the Ikmihi-ig touches  on her* hull. Her spar.-:' are completed and the builders promise to  have h(.rv mainmast stepped within  her after the boat fakes- the water.  In order to distinguish  the' Sharu-  roci.  cs i&nc  ciinllengei  be   fir:  painted white, but before .she starts  in the cup rn.es it is expected sho  will be coated with the iamiliur  green.        .-.     ���  Hifiiier Criticism is Heresy.  Lojstdox, April .14.���Tiie Guardian  ��� and the British Weekly, after considerable delay, have condemned  the higher criticism of Dr. Cheyne's  Encyclopedia Bible, and suggested  au indictment for heresy. Dr.  Glieyne is professor of the hiterpre-  tation of holy s'cripture . sjt Oriel  College, which was the centre .of'the  Oxford ,'movement, one!, on that,  account commotion is causer! in the  religions world by his application  of the critical method .'to th'e New'  Tesi-attiwriK  imiMMa.'MM ��wntMHm=>-a jcmi j~u trA'  m  fl*  S.'xlt  f .. if  A^  "A.  * $ ���"���  .*��j.H  il K-Xi  '*ft'fe  Kit  ift-  c t. ��  lit  <&���>.;&#'. tar.  .sT*^  of  to  to  to  to  ?.-*.-i'JZzr.r.-^r^.-\v.'^rj*Vi-?trT-^^iirycJ^sz-i^  Wo have just received our first shipment of Carpet's, direct from  Ridderminster, England.  J. .Ia'SO..  Carpets we bought just before the  advance in the raw .materials," so. we will be able to sell them much  lower than before. These Carpets are now ready for inspection. The  patterns have been well chosen,"'and our prices are lower than the  lowest of our competitors. This consignment includes Tapestries,  Brussels, "Velvets and Axminsters,  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  2  ��� Street, Nelson.  . '���sr.'s, i ^��fc. ^,  to  to  ' to    \  . to !  to |  <",'  "T 'iZ' h ? Pi  P'Aj'ij   I   fcJ\LH X    o   a   .   , |  COFFEE CO.  ������5:3!23*5*9-33'3.-2-32*S-SS-��-&S-.S-S-&6S-��- ��  p  . Gc-Pfes Boasters i  ' Doalers in Tea and Coffee J  rS^-3-3:-2*-3-2-3-2:-S.-*5.*5S-��-5- ��-*&S-S-.fi-S-&S-S- |  Wc aro ofTerint; nt lo-wcst prioen rUo besi p  grades ot Coylon, India, China asid Japan K  Toa-a.                                                             V p  Our Bo.-!', I.Tccha and .Itiva Cnircc, per a  pound $   40 P.  Mocha and Java Hl.'nd, 3 pn-uiitln    i fif) S  Choice 1-lletid Oofl'oa,-t j.cmnd-3    J 00 1'  Speci.il 13Iund ' 'oifoc. (! ponudn    1 Ofi ><  Rio i-ileiid Coir, o. fi povndH    1 no fi  Special Uleud Caylon Tea, per pound      SO J-V  ^  Ol  ^rt 8 S S f i_ Wf. S"K K>  w% et&  oAil the fashiorsabie creations  in Spring and Summer wear  are included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy   $  oussnngs  Aw5 \->  S-,  Kinner  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE 00.  If tbe promoters of tbe Crow's  Nest Southern railway could "work"  parliaments and legislatures a-)  handily as they can associated'  boards of trade they would have  [had their charter some weeks ago  instead of having it hung up at Victoria and at O ttawa.  The charter for the Crow's Nest  Southern railway is hung up at Ottawa because the promoters of the  railway refuse tn give guarantees  that they will treat the mining and  smelting industry of British Oolum-  ���umbkras fairly as thpir newspaper  organs assert they will.  Decision on Bridge Rlateriais.  New York, April 1-1.���Tiie boird  of clas.-i!ic:nr.ion of the United Stntes  tjenemi appraisers  have announced  BTJ EN A VISTA, Colorado, 1 i-No  fuither tidings have ifa-vhed here  today concerning the avalanche reported on Italian mountain,in Taylor's p��srk, about 40 miles west of  this city. Several hundred miners  are ciuployed in that vicinity, and  it is possible some of them per-  ishtjd, but so far as known here  there "is no reason to snppo.se .the  avalanche caused any great loss of  life.  TOLEDO. 11.���Gpprge Ketchnm  of this city has succeeded in getting another match race for his  trotting stallion Croesus, 2:0-1, for a*  pin-e of $10,000 and a side bet. of.  $12,000. Croesus will meet The  Abbot on tlie Brighton Bench Racing Association track during the  week of August Kith. The bet has  bee?! posted.  CUM B EEL AND. Maryland, 14.���  A big strike is on afc the mines of  the Maryland Smokeless Coal Company, r} in the Meyersdale region.  The men have been receiving 50  cents a ton, but demanded 55 cents,  the scale rate in the other mines.  The mines are closed.  NEW YORK, 14.���George T.  Buckley and J. P. Sweeney, employees of the Delaware, L��cl:awa.na  & Western railroad, who arrived iu  this city Saturday night, were  found dead of eras asphyxiation at  the Ashland House today. They  are thought to have come from  Buffalo.  W.ILKESBARRE, II.���A pirty  of; four .people while crossing the  tracks ^of the Lehigh Valley nt  South Wilkesbnrre, wei'e run down  by the Buffalo express going north.  Three of the party were killed and  the other one injured. The de��d  are:   Morris   O'Comieli,    aged 11;  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  west;bakes street, nelson..  <.'#?  Wo iiavn r.pcnPd up I!v.s l:u"r"-t ^hiument, cf  l>--i-1 n'i'.iliry, fr<.sl> g.-irdi-n ei pd-i over 'rtp.ii^-ht. lo  Uio ICoiii'-ii'iy c..entry. Wi_. nrt: arlling larjj..  (i'i:inl.itii!tf ali'Pnilv nnd y>u will nolo onr way -.s  (J.<l'i'!-cni from thai of o.licr dostlora in Una di:-.-  U ict, ir: tiiM  WE SELL BV WEIGHT  Waolauda' Euildias, ?.*f:'.!>'Oi' Streot.  yi ^  ��1  ���%  mmmmnm  Limited.  ng ipis  CHARLES  HiLLYFR, HARRY  HOUSTON,  President and Genera! Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  All Goaimnnications to be addressed to eitifei' of the above  \jr sU H>  MERCHAP4T   TAJLOR.  'l"!lK:-.:0\r  JTOTRI.  BLOCK.  t-Vije ptc.cU o" biKh-v.ii..1-;! ir.tt.crtcd foctls. .-\  il'OBii'ily of tin' '.quire whorildnr--tao \r_.U>w_  /���whi.'in in r'.^i^.  *s.  E &.$    t. & %������  REAL .ESTATE AMD  INSURANCE  AGENTS  Wc we ppspaj-ed to Furnish ^  by B.sM, Bargo op Tor:avis  DIMENSION LUMBER  EGUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  '   LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DEBSSB1) COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC. 8EIPLAP, 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.]  Got Our Prices bete?-'-?  purchasing' elsov.'Jsei'C.  OFFICE:  w��j-*ts.*i k iimu it) --|-i���inn r_ in win inn  WHOLESALE TRADE  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Comor Vernon  and Cedar stroets, Nolson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealors in ssrated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agonts for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TXT F. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker ana  vv ���   Josephine streets, Nelson, wholosale deal  ers in  assayers  supplies.   Agonts for Denve.  Flro Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  H J.EVANS & CO.-Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesale dealers in liquors, olgars  cement. Are briok and fire olay, water pipetand  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ~     ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  SI RUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesale deal-  ers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batterios,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, 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.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers In fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.  P.  ?n-*JER   HALL  AND FRONT STREETS.  R. CROSSING.    WILLS:: HALL STREET WHARF  ftgsnte  for  ia v  As well or by pa".l;ngo, aud though tbo (inntitj-  i^th'/-bftstit!ie=!)i*iot3-i^=tliG=��SuU-.=;i:3=iii  Make onr. a list, nnd senil to us nnd Wu will;  an'.cu satisfnctlim.  iU 'flOWER SE��i3S  Wc also havo a large :iR^orl*.inenf���in. different  ���varioi'i'is and ciilovs of-,Sweot Tea^ lo .select  froiu a��d an ondicss rari-'ty of otl\��r kinds.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK .00.  IC.-W. C. Block.       Corner Ward and Biker Sta.  ' ILLINERY~D"iSPLAY  The ladies of- Nelson can now  have the opportunity of seeing  the latest and newest designs  in  HATS AHD JP�� CQOIfS  ���Ladies genuine Hair Switches at  the lowest rates.  MRS.  "ET^FIESLJD '  OI'KltA  riOl-SB m.OI'K.  Desirable-Business and Eesidenea Lots  in (Bog-ustovvn) Fairview Addition.  Oil! ce  on  Baker Street, wost cf Stanley Street  Drink.  ���ti  JW.Ks  KPC  Haav  ���ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ' ST. I.0UIS LAGER  t    On  f\ Kf H!  LATE OF VANCOUVER,  -   LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied by 2>iiG.ri .Wacrv'iu.-ui.  Victoria Hltiok.  Tho pai.roiuitre of Kst'.Tn i.irKr-;-, ,-niioilc  TO BE MAD WHOLESALE   AT  KELSON.  A. B. GI?AY.-Kootenay .Agent  ��� ���HAK.W. STHI'.'IOT. Nl'JIjriO.V.  P.: BiTHET & CO., Lt  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.���Corner Front and  ' Hall streets, -wholesale grocers and  'obbors in blankets, glovos, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries. '  KOOTENAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vornon   street, Nelson,   -wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel  son, wholesale grocers..  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front street, NelBon.  ���   wholesale   doalers   ln  provisions,   oured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE^AND^MININGLSUPPLIES^  H BYERS & CO.���Comer Baker and Josephine  ���   streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers ln-nard-  ware and mining supplies.  Powder Co,  Agents for Giant  Fif^E LAGER BcER, ALE  AMD PORTER  REMOVED.  The office of tha .Arlington Mine of  Erie, B. ���., and Hastings (British  Columbl;:) ^x-ciioratioii iiyndiea.t.e,  Limitad. are now in room 9,  K.-W.-C. Eloek.  H. E. T. HAULTAIN,  ManaRflr.  ivl! &-���& ri.'j.;-.iim-  R %l V F  Ef**5v-?-3VV "* 5?9!.*?n*s  321 TO S!l DAKKR STUKKT, NKLSON  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  Baker St., Nelson, wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers'supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  BURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vornon  �������� and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholosale  dealers ln liquors, olgars 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 stroets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors) all kinds of f aotory work made  to order.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA    WINE   COMPANY,    LIMI  TED���Corner Front and Hall streeta, Nel  eon, wholesale dealers ln wines (case and bulk,  nnd rtnmnnMo and Imnortad nlearfi.  AME^fCAtf hm EUROPEAN  PL A No  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated by Staam 25 Cents to $1  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS |  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  DeooratofH  and  Paper K��,ns'��i''n.  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT   THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  Every body    Welcome  ���PROVJNCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  f111 r r m i&   m ��%y r p  ^llJLLli us- ��� iIU 1 Li  BAKKR STKEKT. NKLSOW,  wmTizn i|ouse  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nolson  ���Lighted by Siectricity and Heated with Hot Airr,  Ii,,  ���70, Bd2 ��JS,  WZk&ir&QiiK MO, as  T:.;.iv;c  5C*.;rj/c.Toao!ti  baiifcarof aw';  i5rs'i-oIaf!a  diaiaf-.'-t-osm. I'm:nv\-:; vaav inc cr_mraaiv\i>.l men.  RATES &2 PER DAY  The. cmli 'aotoi in Nelaon that has remained  under one iuauagrtinonO since 1880.  Tho bed-rooias are well furnished and lighted  hy electricity.  Tho bar in aiviws -stocked by the beat dom b-  tlc. aud Inrpoii.iKi liquors and cigars,  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  KOOTENAY LAKE CENERAL HOSPITAL  TENDERS  FOB SPPPLIES.  Scaled, serarate tenders for supplying tho  Kootonay Lake General Hospital with t.ho undermentioned supplies for a period of nix months  will be received by the secretary up to tho 15ih  April:  "  DRUGS  GROCERIES  MEAT ,  MILK  BR10AD  Forms for the grocery and drug tenders wil  be furnished on application.  F. W. SWANNELL, Secretary.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNEBS  ^ZJ-Jtetelly- SLOGAN illlNCTION HOTEL  ROOEfiS TO LET  Two   L:ivj.,\:   Kooiiio   joili.-a   \;y   Cii.'!,.     Vc/y  nuit biQ for o.'Ucofj.      I&ut ��i!0.   ITom-tun T.-Iock.  Apply  D, J. DEWAPv, JUnddcu J3!ock.  J. H. aicMANUa. Manager  Siir j.��uc��i with boat brands of wines, liquors,  ���mw) CiKiirc",   Beor oa draught.   Large, oomforb-  ..w.:' ri'viiis,  SixiRxSiuB table boa d.  To T. A. Stevenson, or to any person or persons to whom ho may havo transferred his  interest in the Lila minoral claim, at Mom  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You are hereby notified that I have expended  the sum of One Hundred nnd Fifty-Seven Dolliirs  in labor and improvements upon tho above  mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said  mineral claim under the provisions .of the  Mineral Act, and if within ninety days from the  dato of this notice you fail or refuse to contribut r  your proportion of such expenditure, togothn.  with all costs of advertising, your interest in pnid  claim will become tho property of tho subscriber  under section four of an Act entitled "Au Act to  Amend the Mineral Act, 1900."  DANIEL  HERB,  Dated this 12tb day of February, 1901. THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. 0., MONDAY, APRIL IS, 1901  BANK OP MONTBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427.180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. Goorge A. Drummond "Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tho prinoipal oltlos in Canada.  ii ���������������  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commoroial and Travelers' Credits,  available ln any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CUKKKNT RATK OK INTKRKHT PAID.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  -     -     $8,000,000  -      -      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon.  Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, eo Lombard Street. B. O.  New York  Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  and Gd Branches in Canada and the  United States.  IMPERIAL BANK  OIF    C^JI&j&JJD^.  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital        -      -      $2,500,000  Rest       -      -      -    $1,725,000  H. S. HOWLAND President.  D. R. WILKIE General Manager.  E. HAY Inspeotor.  WHAT EUROPEAN CABLES SAY  BREMEN, 13.���It is authentically  reported that the three gold bars  supposed to have been stolen from  the specie room of the North German Lloyd steamer Kaiser Wildem  der Grosse during that vessel's last  trip from New York, were discovered by a steward during the cleaning of the ship this morning, near  the second cabin.  LONDON, 14.���The police authorities are vainly struggling to discover a remedy for the congestion  of traffic in the streets of the metropolis. The commissioner of police is doing his best, but the narrowness of most of the thoroughfares makes his task almost hopeless.  MANILA, 11.���Archbishop Ohap-  pelle, the papal delegate in the  Phillipines, has been summoned to  Rome. He will sail soon and his return here is improbable.  THE HAGUE, 13.���Dr. W. H.  DeBeaufort, president of the  administrative council of the permanent court of arbitration, has  notified all the powers concerned  that the court is-now constituted.  This notification is intended to take  the place of a formal installation.  The convention has not yet been  siged by China,, Luxemburg, Mexico  and Turkey.  LONDON, 13.���Joseph Chamberlain's organ, the Birmingham Post,  learns that the Russian miuisters of  war and marine have issued joint  orders for the laying of an extensive system of submarine mines at  Port Arthur, Vladivostocik, and  elsewhere in those seas. The apparatus leaves in May:  SEVILLE, Spain, 13.���The strikers  from the cork ��� works, accompanied  by there womenfolks, attacked the  factory this morning and with  drawn daggers forced the> workers  to cease their tasks.  MANILA, 13.���The trial of'. sergeant Nelson, the first of the commissary c��tses, began with startling  disclosures. Two witnesses testified that quantities of flour were  taken from a government warehouse and sold by three commissary  sergeants and, tjvo others, who  divided the proceeds. Pinny, proprietor of an American bakery, was  incriminated and other business  men were involved. The extent of  the illegal sales has not been ascer^  tained.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed  on  deposits.    Present rate  three por cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  have "special  , Mr.  Morgan,  I come every  chiefly for a  Morgan Denies the Stories.   ~'  London, April 14.���To a representative of the Associated Press  yesterday J. Pierpont Morgan  =reiterated=his=statement=that���his'  visit to Europe,was not connected  with the steel trust or with any  new enterprise. "I  business here," said  "but I came here as  year, and this time  rest. The reports that I' am here  to place steel stock in England and  on the continent is almost too  ridiculous to contradict. The report contradicts itself to any one  who will,take. the trouble to-think.  The stock which the United States  Steel Corporation issued in exchange for the various companies it  has taken over ,is in the hands of  the original holders of the stock.  . Vital Statistics of Great Britain.  ... London, April 14.���Some interesting points are found in the  annual report of the registrar general of births, deaths and marriages  for the United Kingdom. In 1899  the marriages reached the highest  number recorded since 1870, aggregating 202,234 or 10.5 per thousand.  There were 37,124 illegimate children born. The deaths mimbered  5S1,799, equal to 1S.3 per thousand,  and there were 2844 suicides. This  is the first year on record that not  a single death from hydrophobia  has been renorted.  fact that most of the English jockeys have adopted the American  style of riding or to the immature  conditions of the American mounts.  One of the interesting results of the  American invasion is the appearance on the turf of a new racing  saddle with sliding stirrups, wliich  is warranted to give a jockey an  American seat without effort on  his part. The stirrup straps work  on much the same principle as the  V-shaped American.siispender fasteners, and the inventer of the new  saddle claims that it automatically  changes the rider's seat from front  to rear, and vice versa, giving all  the advantages of the American  style of riding.  Big Shipping Syndicate Formed.  Seattle, April 14.���Lyman C.  Smith, the millionaire typewriter  man of Syracuse, New York, is the  head of a syndicate of capitalists  which closed a deal for the purchase  of a number of steamships on the  Atlantic coast to be used in the Pacific trade, with Seattle as-the home  port. The syndicate purposes to  build in its own shipyards in this  city a number of sailing vessels  suitable for the "lumber trade: of  the Pacific coast and, China, the  Hawaiian islands and Australia.  In the enterprise $1,000,000, it is  stated, will be immediately invested  and additional capital placed to insure the success of the' syndicate's  operations on a large scale. J. W.  Clisc, president of the chamber of  commerce, is the Seattle representative of the syndicate. .  Advice Not Wanted.  Industrial World.  . The comments of the Nelson  Miner anent the labor troubles in  Rossland are like those of. all monopolistic sheets���full of much good  advice "to labor. Labor needs no  advice from such papers as it is impossible for them, to do justice to  labor,, no matter how much the  editor may be inclined to do so.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  SAVINGS  TIIK   CURRKNT  BANK   DEPARTMENT.  KATE   OF    INTEREST   ALLOWED.  American Jockeys Out of Luck.  London, April 14.���The friends  of American jockeys now in England are so far badly disappointed  at the season's work. Not a single  American appeared at Leicester  yesterday. L. Reiff has lost fifteen  out of twenty races, J. Reiff thirty-  one out of thirty-six, and Maher  sixteen out of twenty. These failures are variously attributed to the  "Western Canadian Employment  Office wants 10 experienced miners, ��3.50 per  day; 30 railroad laborers. ��2.25 per day; 20 Italian  laborers, ��2 per day. Cheap fare; ship tomorrow: near city. Telephone 270. P.O. Box711.  Victoria street, noxt door to Publio Library.:  For Sale or Rent.���Piano at the  Old Curiosity Shop.    ..' "."..-,  "Wanted���At once, one bodice and  two shirt hands.   Apply Mrs. Carr, Victoria blk.  Two large, well-furnished rooms  to let. 1 and 5 Macdonald block, corner Josephine and Vornon.  Store to rent in the Madden block,  fronting on Ward street. For particulars apply  to Thomas Madden.  =To=let���Furnished^front^rooms"  over Vanstone's drug store; ��2.50 per week. Also  six-room house to let.  A    first-class    expert    salesman  wants position in clothing store. A Quenthor,  1175 Baker Street, Nelson.  A large, pleasant, furnished room  with all modern improvements, northeast corner Lake and Cedar streets, Nelson.  We   have buyers   for gold and  copper mines, The Prospectora'Exchange, room  4, K-W-C Block.   Tolephone 101.   Nelson, B.C.  Japan Tea of all kinds to suit  your taste. Sun Cured, Spider Log. Pan Fired  iu bulk or packagos.   Kootenay Coffoo Co.  Nelson .. Employment     Agency,  Baker' streot,. J. H. Love. Phone No. 278. P.  O, box 4(35,    Holp   of  all  kinds furnished.  For fresh candies, fruits, nuts, &c.,  cigars and tobaccos of the best brands, call at the  Bon Ton Confectionery, Baker streot, Misa A.  L. Klinkwltz. ���  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  arc selling nt thirty cents per pound is giving  the bost of satisfaction to our many customers.  Kootonay Coffee Co.  If ypii have a mine or prospect for  salo, send samples of oro and report to Tho Prospectors' Kxchange, room 4, K-W-C Block. Tele-  phono 101.   Nolson, B. C.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in great variety, choicest quality.  We mako a specialty of blending teas and sell  thera in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootenay  Coffee Co  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.   .   ,  J. M. LAY, Manager.  LEFT $10,000 FOR HER DOG  Bequest of Wealthy Recluse,  New York, April 14.���For the  care and maintenance of a little  black and tan dog, which lay at her  feet when she wa,s dying, Miss  Ellen Anne Griffin left $10,000 by  her will. The furnished room in;  which she died in East Eleventh  street was small and plainly furnished, but Dandy Jim, as the dog  is called, wore a jewelled blanket,  the only article in the room indicative of the wealth of the  woman.   ���  Miss Griffin was worth $150,000,  and had for years been a recluse.  Her costliest gown was made of  calico, and she was a familiar figure  in Union Square, where every policeman knew her and her peculiarities.  She was the daughter of Charles  Alexander Griffin, a prominent New  York" lawyer fifty years ago, and  the grand daughter of George  Griffin, at one time the ..leading  criminal lawyer of New York, and  ; a writer of ability. She was born  58 years ago. Her most intimate  friend during her school days was  Ellie Vanderbilt, grand daughter of  commodore Vanderbilt.  -When a young woman Miss  Griffin fell in love with a cousin.  Her parents would not permit her  to marry him.' Her grief over this, r  which was great, was intensified by  the death of the young man not  long after. The death of her  mother led her finally to take to  the room near Union Square. She  never again saw any of her old  friends, her only companions being  Dandy Jim and a canary bird.  Last week it became evident that  Miss Griffin's end was approaching.  She sent for a lawyer and made her  will. She appointed him her executor, and left her property to her  nieces and nephews. To Mary Mac-  Giveny, the housekeeper, Miss  Griffin left $10,000 for the maintenance of the dog until the end of his  days. :: ���' : '���"   ��� .''���  Golden's Murder Case.  A,special session of assize will be  held at Golden on May 14th, at  which Frederick Collins, who is in  the provincial jail here on a charge  of murdering a man named Dando,  will be tried. The case was originally set for Nelson, but a change of  venue was applied for and granted.  to  to  to  to  to  to  Good Advice  ������������  ^^^^^        ^^^^       ^^^^ ^^^^       i^^^^       ^M^fc     f^*^^ ^_M__.       ^__m_. ^_...t__.       ^_________t_.        ^^^^        ^^^k.       ^M^k        ^^^^       ^^^^- ^K^^   *^^*Wf^jtf*    ^^^^f        __________*___.      ___________tt       ______WW\__f       ______________       ____________f       ___t_\_____W        ______________       ________*_��       ____________$        __________�� ���* ^ J - j  - ^   _^..  _^4*?>flR ^^fe'^^^ ^^fe^^fe^^fe^^^ ^^Hfr^^fe ^^^�� *^^fe *^^^ ^^Bt_\ *^B^ ���^^^ ^B^ ^^B^^^fc^ ^fe*-* ^k^t^^k__t^ 4&f ^^_w_*0^^0 ^^^0 ^^&0 0^&r ^^^^_W\^'^_W_XW^B^'^____W'^5^' S^J��B^*_  to  to  to  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen'.  to  to  to  to  to  to  %*.  Can be given, taken and used without  spoiling it. Just as good after using as  before; and it makes no difference how  many use it, it is good always. The best  advice we can give our customers in  the Kootenays is to send  orders, and be sure and  Spring   lines   when   they  us their maij  see our new  visit   Nelson.  ******443&��C��t��tt<  JACOB  DOVER,  NBLSON,  The Jeweler  B. C  Mail orders receive our prompt  arid careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  M  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 be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure.  It Is our intention to Install machinery to manufacture our  marble produets, and next season we shall be ln a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep on hand  Tiles and Cement.  a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  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  Builders.  are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  tor The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick ���� Lime Co., Ltd  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooast.  Flooring  looal and ooast).  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  . Dressed Lumber  01 all kinds.  IT WHAT TOU WANT 18 NOT IN STOCK  WU WIUi MAKE IT FOR TOU  CALL AND QffiT PRICES.  P. Burns & Co.  Head Office at  NELSON", B.  0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at^M^oni^Rossland,^TraTj,^Kaslq._-Ymir,^Sandon,_SnvertonlJgew_  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson. Q-rsjid Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  ��� ���'        ���        'J" ������������        ���     I      ������   ������ M    1 ������!���������      ������    .���.������ ��� I���.        ���      ~ ���    * ������     ������-! I ^  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  Hotel For Rent  First-class hotel property, in  Nelson, for rent. Business gives  big returns. For particulars  address P, O. Box 719, Nelson.  FURNISHED   HOUSES  Wo have several good furnished houses 'to let  for tlio summor months.  H. &  M.  BIRD  tmOUKit MILL BLOCK.  J. A. Sayward  BALL AND LAKE STREETS. NELSON  EL B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  ALIi KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLES KU1 AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  &aId0s?S E. C. TRAVES, Manage*  ORDERS BY MAIL RBOHH /U! OAREFUL AWD P BOMPT ATTBWTION  pmxXXITIIITIIiraZIIIIiriTTrTTTTTrTTTT|.TTT xnxjJXXIXXXXXXXXXIXlXZXIXIi IXTXXXXTTTTTTTrXtHXIXXXXXlTTIirrTITr  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD   WORKER*  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  Special attention given to jM kinds of repairing  and custom work from ovtaide points,  bolts made to order on shot**; notioe.  Heavy  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPRING  TERM  BEGINS  APRIL  1st.  THE   PROSPECTORS   EEXGHANGE  No. % K. W. C.   Block,  . NEI.SON, B. O.  Gold, Silver-Lead and  Copper Mines wanted a.t the Exchange.  Free-Milllns Gold Pn jperties wanted at once Dor Eastern Investors.  Parties having mining proport r- for sate are requested to send samples of thoir oro to the  Exchange for exhibition. Wo des Sto to hew from all prospectors who have promising mineral  claims in British Columbia.  Prospectors and mining men r ipe requested to make tho Exchange thoir headquarters whon  in Nelson. "  All samples should bo sent by ��� ���express, Prepaid.   Correspouden co solicited.  Address all communications I ito  Telephone 104 ANDREW  P. O. Box 700  F.  ROSENBERGER,  Nelson, B. C.  txuxixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxixxxxxxxxx- xjzyb.-aiTxrxraxixixxrrxmmmmTsxxxxTJXixirxxlxixxxxxxxTxxxxTxxxuxiii  Bookkeeping, shorthand and typewriting  thoroughly taught. Do not miss this opportunity  of acquiring a business education. Noto address.  CORNER WARD AND BAKER STREETS  REMOVAL  The Gait Coal office bas been  removed to J j\ie Ward building, ou Brijer street���two  doors west, c. P. R. offices.  A full sr.pply- of <3alt Coal  now on   hood.  WEST TRANSFER GO.  MACLEOD, Manager.  W. P. TIEKNEY,  Telephone No. ,205     Q eneral Agent-  N. T.  All Kinds  of  Teaming  Work.  and Transfer  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Urink, IJmo & Manufacturing Company. General commercial agonts  and brokers. .... , _, _,  All coal and wood strictly cash on deliver).  /  TELEPHONE 147  Office 184 Ba^or St.  BOARD   OF   HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of  Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  All passengers arriving at the City of Nelson  from all points east of the Kootenay River will  be required to furnish the inspector oc officer in  charge of the carrying out o�� these regulations  with a certificate from tho 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 smallpox.  (b) That he or f-he has not lived in any place  or building which lies dangerously near any infected building or district.  (c) That he or she has been successfully vaccinated since January, 1901.   -  2. If the inspector believes that any person is  infected, or that his or.her clothing or other  effects contain infection the inspector shall detain such porson and his or Her clothing and effects  as aforesaid, until tho period ot incubation is over,  and such person and his or her clothing and other  effects shall be at once disinfected.  3. If he only suspects that any person on board,  or the effects of any such person have been ex-  {josed to infection, he shall notify tho medical  lealth officer of the locality to which the person  is going to meet the train or boat, and to keep the  person thereafter under observation.  4. In the event of any passenger bringing any  baggage (hand or otherwise) or whether the same  tifi  officer of the town or city aforesaid:  shall  be  forwarded by express, the following  certificate may also be required from tho health  (a) That the said baggago (here give, a full  description of said baggage so that there can bo  no question as to identification) has not been in  any place or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That the said baggage has not been storod  or used in anyplace or building which lies dangerously: near to any infected building or district,       x .-..���,-:?������., .;x:::.,.;,.;..: .  5. All railway and steamboat companies must  strictly adhere to the following*, regulations:  (a) All mail oind baggago from points above  mentioned destined for the City of Nelson, on or  before leaving the last point of culTon Kootenay  River must furnish the inspector or officer in  charge of the carrying out of these regulations,  with a certificate from the health officer of such  Eoints whero fumigation takes place that same  as been done.  (b) All cars or steamboats on which have  been discovered infected persons, baggage or  mail, will hot be permitted to again convey 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 FLKTCHKR,  Mayor of tho City of Nelson.  D. LABAU,  Medical Health Officer.  Nelson, B. C, March 2nd, 1901.  TRADES   UNIONS.  TO-ELSON SOCIAXISTIC EDUCATlOtfAf.,  x" CLUB meets every Sunday at 3 o'clock p.m.  in the Miners' Union Hall. A cordial invitation  is extended to evory one to come and take pnrft-  in discussions.   John Koberts, secretary.   '��� ^ .  ~��� ,r  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION OF NKLSONf  No. 8594, A F.of L.���Meets in Miners' Union  Hall, C. P. K. -dock, corner of Baker and Stan-;  ley streets, on fourth Friday in evory month at  7:30 p.m. bharp. Visiting members of American  Federation cordialh invited to attend. C. Fredrick, prehident; A. \V. McFee, secretary.  ���MTELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96. Wf F. cf  -.x\--' M.���Meets In miner*' union rooms, northwest coiner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening ac 8 o'clock. Visiting mem  bers wolcome. Ml R. Mowatt, President. .Tame  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scale of W^qkb  for Nelson District���Per shift, machine  men, $3.50: haminersmen miners, $3.23; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, $3.00.  rpRADES AirD LABOR COUNCIL.���The regu-  ���*��� lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,  corner Baker and Stanley streets, on the first and  third Thu rsdav of each month, pt 8 p. m. C. J.  Clayton, President; A. T. Curie, Secretary.  rpHE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  ���*���    are hold on   Wednesday  evening of  each  o'clock, in the Miners' Union rooms  are hold on  Wednesday evening of each  week, ab 7 o'olock, in the Mine  corner, of  Baker and  Stanley Btreets.   Charles  Clayton. President.   John MeLeod, Secretarj.  ARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 19C, of  tho International Journeymen Barbers Un  Ion of America, moets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, at P.30  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. R. McMahon, president; J. H. Mathe  son, secretary-treasurer; J,C.Gardner,recording ,  secretary. '  ABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  : tective Union. No. 8121, A. F. of L:, meets in  Miners' Union hall, C. P. R. block, corner of  .Maker and Stanley streets, every Monday evening  at 7:30p.m. sharp. Visiting members of tho American Federation cordially invited to attend.  A. .T. Curie, President. John Roberts, recording secrotary.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-Tho regular  meeting of the Painters' Union is held  the flrst and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. Oeorgo Kacri't,  President; Henry Bennett, Secretary.  CLASSES   OF   INSTRUCTION   FOR   PROSPECTORS AND OTHERS.  NOTICE is hereby given that classes of instruction for prospectors, minors and others interested in mining are being held in Rossland, ii.  C, under the control of the Rossland School of  Mines, assisted by a grant from the Provincial  Government. ' ���  The Instructors are J. M. McGregor. B. A. Sc,  PrLfS;Tand'HrE^'f^HaultainrBfA^.Sc.   Tho course extends over the months of January, February, March and April, and consists of  a scries of lectures and classes on five evenings of  each week.  Tho course covers:���  Ciikmistkw���A short course of lectures preparatory to the course In mineralogy and blow-  piping. .     ���  Mineralogy and Bi.owi'ii'i.va.���Lectures on  the elements of mineralogy illustrated by hand  specimens and a course of blowpiping.  GKOi.ota-.���Lectures on elements of geology as  illustrated from the geology of British Columbia,  and the mode of occurrence of ore deposits, vein  formation, fissures, faults, etc., and field  methods.  Prospecting and Winning ok Ores.���The application of the principles of mineralogy, geology,  and mechanics to tho discovery and winning of  valuable minerals, and the methods and appliances in use to open up the deposits, and tho various methods of ore treatment.  Mechanics.���Tho elementary principles of mechanics and their application to mining, dealing  with strength of iron, steel and timber, and machinery.  Drawing.���Tho elements of drawlug, such as  will enable thu student to muko serviceable  sketches in the Held, the free-hand sketching of  machinery, and tho principles of reading maps  "and plans and surveys.  There will be a small reference library.  RICHARD McHRIUIO,  Minister of Mines.  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notice is hereby given that, in pursuance of  tho notification published by this Department,  nnd dated 22nd June, 1899, under section 38 of tho  "Land Act," agreements for the sale of Lots in  tho Town of New Donver, which wero.purchased  from the Government at public auction on 20th  July, 1892, and upon which the balance of purchase money and interest is not fully paid np by  tho 30th of April next, will be cancelled and all  moneys paid therein will'be forfeited.  W. C. WELLS,  Chief Commission of Lands and Works,  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C, 21st March, 1901.  DISSOLUTION   OF  PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is horoby given that the partnership  herctoforo existing between Lewis Noll and  Wesley E. Cox, carrying on business as hotel-  keepers in tho promises known as the Porto Rico  hotel at Porto liico Siding, B. C, under tho firm  name of Noll & Cox, has this dny neon dissolved  by mutual consent. For the future the Porto  Rico hotel will bo conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will assume all liabilities of the lato firm nnd to  whom all accounts owing said firm are herowith  payable. LOUIS NOLL,  1 WESLEY K. COX.  Witness: Robt. Rknwick.  Nelaon, March 96th, 1901.  COOKS'-AND WAITERS' UNION-Regular  meetings every Tuesday evening at 8:30  o clock, in Miners' Union Hall, corner of Bakor  and Stanley streets. Visting brethren cordially  invited. Chris. Luft, president; H, Smelser, financial and recording secretary,  PLASTERERS' UNION-The O, P. I. A. No.  172. meets every Monday evening in the  Elliot block, corner Bakor and Stanley strootw. ab  8 o'olock. J. D. Movnr, ^resident; William  Vice, secretary, P. O. Box 61G.  "-  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23. A. V. tc. A. M'  Meets second Wednesday in eaoh month'  Sqjoornlng brethren limbed.  &  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER No. 123  G. R. C���Mee's third Wednesday. Sojourn-  jng^ennipnnion-, invited,_George Johnstono,Z.;_E.  W. Matthews, S. E.  NELSON AERIK. No. 22. F  and fourth  Wedncsda;  Fraternity  Hall.  John V, Morrison,  Goorgo  secretary.  O. E.���Moet second  y of each month, at  Bartlett, president  e. No  .O.K.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lod  25, Knights of Pythias, meets ln I. <  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, evor/  Tuesday evonlng at 8 o'olock. visiting Knights  cordially Invited to attend. H. M. Vincent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S,   OOTENAY   TENT  NO.   7,   K. O. T. M.���  Hold their regular meetings ou the first and  third  Thursdays of each   mouth.  Knights arc cordially invited to attend.  Brown, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J.  D. S. C.    EXAMINATION  FOR ASSAYERS  TOR  CKNSE TO PRACTICE IN BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  G.A.  Steel.  LI-  IN ACCORDANCE with section 12 of the "Bureau of Minos Act." examinations for efficiency in the practice of assaying will bo h��ld at  Nelson. 13. C, on the lath day of April, 1901, aud  following days.  Entrance for tho examination must bo made in  writing to the Secretary of the Board of Examiners at least ten days before the date set for beginning of examination, and must be accom-  paniedliy tho prescribed fee (��10).  Any additional information desired may be obtained from IT. Curmichael. Secretary, Board of  Examiners, Victoria.    RICHARD McBRIDE.  Minister of Mines.  Department, of Mines,  Victoria, B. C, 1.2th March.  1901.  NOTICE.  and General Gaol Delivery will be holden in tho  Court House at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, at the  places and on the dates following, namely:  City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of April, 1901.  City of New Westminster, on .the 23rd day of  ity  April, 1901.  Lity of Nelson, on tho 7th day of May, 1901.  City of Revelstoke, on the 7th day of May, 1901.  City of Vernon, on tho 15th* day of Muy, 1901.  City of Kamloops, on tho 23rd day of May, 1901.  City of Vancouver, on the 21st day of May, 1901.  City of Victoria, on the 28th day of May, 1!!01.  Town of Clinton, on tho 28th day of May, 1901  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE,  Provincial Secretary.-  Provinclal Secretary's Office,  180th March. 1901.  :J>\  1  1 THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B C, MONDAY, APRIL lo, 1901  11 '���:!.:  Oak Diners in Leather at $25, $30, arid $35 per set  Ladies' Oak and Mahogany Rockers in Leather at  S3.75, $4.50 and up.  G-ents Arm Chairs Upholstered in Leather at $5, $6  Gents   Arm   Chairs   Upholstered   in   Leather   at  $20, $23, and $50.  Children's Chairs in Oak and Leather at $1.50, $2.50  m:,{  St:*-*,  ft ���?.*-,. ���  l�� h- -x  [i-y,  7&A7  {&'&���'������-  Wpx77:  ouse  We have still a number of nice Leather Goods,  Leather Couches and specialties. The prices are  changeable, although we .have one price for all���  that is, anything bought in a CASH SALE exceeding $100 is always entitled to 10 per cent off  the above prices.  my  IO-CE-KwT;  mmm  J. ROBERTSON & CO  VERNON AND WARD STREETS  im.m  Our Clearing  Out Sale..*.  Still Continues and is a tig Success.     The  i daily increase in   sales  has proven public  appreciation of the prices at which I  am selling. This, week I will have  specials each day. Our specials for today  will be clothing.  See these prices:  Men's Suits at $6.00, $7:00, $8.00, $9.00, $10.00,  Worth almost double.  This Sale will continue until all is  sold,  this adv. for further prices.  Watch  Theo. Madson  BAKER  STREET   -   NELSON.  Assayers Supplies  We carry in stock a full line of Assayers' and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled  and  our  prices  are   reasonable.-     ���   r    ���    -*���*-*������--  We ara British Columbia Agents for_  \f f.i-  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY CO.'S GOODS  WM. AINSWORTH & SON'S BALANCES  SMITH <Sc THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA   BLOCK  NELSON,   B. C.  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND  GARDEN SEEDS  Houston Block.  Telephone 181.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Theo. Madson's closing out sale  was so well patronized on Saturday  .evening that it was impossible to  serve all who sought purchases. The  sale is still on however and will be  continued throughout the week.      '  The Kokanee on her outward  trip on Saturday had a large quantity of iron bolts, binders, etc.,  among her freight consigned for  Lardo. It is to be used in the  building of the wharf at that  point.  'MThe Hume Hotel started in last  night with a special bus. Patrons  will in future be driven direct to  the hotel from all trains and boats,  and will not have to endure the in-  =convenience==of=a===drive"==aroundi  town, when already tired of  traveling.  Some half-dozen trucks���all that  was saved from the recent accident  to C. P. R. barge No..*15���were yesterday brought into Nelson.  "A   number   of    candidates    for.  assayers'   certificates ��� arrived    in:  Nelson on Saturday and yesterday  to attend the examinations, which  begin this morning.  There is a considerable improvement in the dispatch of freight from  the local sheds. By a recent  arrangement freight delivered at  Nelson in the afternoon is sent on  to Sandon the following morning,  arriving at its destination the same  ;day. "   Anaconda Strike Spreading.  Anaconda, April 14.���Six hun-  ��� dred men . employed by the Anaconda Copper Mining Company, at  this place, are affected by the strike  which was " inaugurated six weeks  ago, with indications pointing to a  protracted struggle. The moulders'  union has joined the strikers and  the foundry department of the Anaconda company has been shut  down. Since the strikers' interview with president Scalleu, of the  Anaconda mining properties, in  which they were told that no concessions would be offered the union,  the men have assumed a more aggressive attitude, and as a consequence the machinists employed in  the new Washoe works struck today. The machinists employed by  : the Butte, Anaconda & Pacific rail-  Way have made similar demands,  iand ".submitted an ultimatum to  'master mechanic Harrity. Three  or four Butte mines have closed as  a result of the trouble.  JAPAN TALKING BUSINESS  WILL ASSIST CHINA IN QUIETING  MANCHURIA.  An Immediate Answer is Demanded in  Order to Check the Russian  Ascendancy.  Pekin, April 14.���Komonra Yu-  tarow, the Japanese minister,  accompanied by geueral Yamatgohi,  the Japanese commander, recently  called upon prince Ching and notified him that the return of emperor  Kwang Su to Pekin was urgently  desired. Prince Ching was informed  that the emperor's wishes would be  respected by the foreign troops, and  that every courtesy would be  shown him. It was pointed out  to the Chinese plenipotentiaries  that the < emperor's return was  of the'; highest possible importance, as affecting the maintenance of the integrity of the Chinese empire, and that he should  come accompanied by every available soldier, by at least 20,000 men  if possible. These troops, it was  further contended by the Japanese  minister, must be sent into Manchuria,! as the Russians reported  great dssturbances there, and it  was not right that the task of quelling the trouble" should be thrown  upon the shoulders of one nation.  Finally, prince Ching was assured,  that if the 20,000 Chinese troops  could not suppress the disorders in  Manchuria, other powers would  send an international force to cooperate with China, which all the  powers regarded as a friendly  power.  No reply having been received to  this communication, Li Hung  Chang was' today notified to the  same effect, and told that emperor  Kwan Su must give an immediate  answer. The preparation which  the Japanese here are making for  an early start indicate that they  still expect war between Russia  and Japan. Vessels arriving at  Taku from Nagasaki report the  mobilization of the Japanese fleet  and the continuance of preparations on-board ship for the anticipated struggle.  Plans -of Arctic Explorers.  London, April 14.���Walter Well-  man, sailed for New York today  from Southampton, on board the  American line vessel St. Louis,  after a visit to Norway, where he  inspected the steamer Magdalena,  now being fitted at the yards  where Dr. Nansen's Fram was  built. Mr. Wellman said the Magdalena would sail for the Arctic re-,  gions this year br next. "But," he  added, "I do not know whether I  shall command lieiv' Mr. Wellman  says there is no truth in the report  that Dr. Nansen and the duke of  Abrussie are going on an expedition together. Dr. Nansen has no  Arctic plans on hand, while the  duke of Abrussie is at present eon-  fining his* ambition to Antarctic  regions.  TELEPHONE 27  131.    B1TBBS  <fe   OO.  PAINTS, OILS /\ND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  POULTRY  NETTING  Store, Corner Baker and Josephine Stteot  RUBBER AND COTTON HOSE.  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  ISTZELSOZNT  STORES   AT  KASLO  SAIETIDOIsr  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  ^~ ��� "PERSONAL.  Captain J. W. Troup is up from  Vancouver winding up his affairs in Nelson.  Mrs. Troup and daughter will probably return  to the Coast with the captain.  Harold M. Daly.arrived in town  on Saturday from the battlefields of South  Africa. He was one of the Kosslaixi contingent  in the Strathcona Horse. Hon. T. Mayne Daly  was at the boat to welcome home his son.  Provincial  constable Young left  on Saturday for Lardo on departmental business. ���      ���  ,   -    .  J.  Cuthbert Welch,   assayer   at  the Trail smoltor; arrived in Nelson on Saturday  to assist iri conducting lhe examinations for assayers' certificates;-which begins in Nelson today.  Sam Newswander, Kaslo,   and A.  J. Purdy of Kornie aro among late arrivals nt  the Hume.  H. P. Hodges, Vernon,  registered  at tho Phair last night, as did also J. W. Robinson, Cranbrook.  Among jate. arrivals at the Madden house aro George Ransom, Rossland; Geo.  Richardson, Nanaimo; T. Mulvey, Slocan City;  Jamci Seanlon, Port Arthur; .lames Hrown and  wife,' Sandon, and A, Chisholm, Rossland.  At the Queen's there were registered J-estcrday J. H. Galliher, Winnipeg; Alex  Forrester, Robson; J. H. McCoy. Ainsworth; A.  H. Apploion, Eight-mile Sound; W. H. Smith,  Korb William; A. E. Martin. Winnipeg; F. S.  Archer, Moilin. Ontario; .IhhiosMartin and wife,  Portland, and T. Chapman, Birmingham. En-  land; -'   '  James  Lafrontz, Winnipeg; Dan  O'Brien, Spokane; William Hooper, Green wood,  and Richard Pope, Goat Rivor, were among yesterday's arrivals at the Tremont.  The Death  Roll.  Berlin, April 15.���Einil Kempin,  doctor of laws, and one of tlie foremost leaders of the woman's movement in Germany, has just died in  an insane asylum at Thaslo, Switzerland.  London, April 15.--Sir Edward  William Walkin, formerly chairman of tlie Southeastern railway,  the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire railway,.and the Metropolitan  & AVest London rail way, died yesterday. He was born September  20th, 1819.  Wired in Brief.  BELLEVILLE, 14.���John Ban-  ford of Exvir, accused of shooting  with intent to kill Fred Bleecker of  the same place, has been committed  for trial.  TORONTO, 14.���The Methodist  church court of appeal after a long  hearing has decided to reier back  the famous clerical smoking case to  the British Columbia Conference  for trial, as the president of that  conference had exceeded his powers  in ruling that the terms of discipline did not cover, the alleged  offence. This is the case in Avhich  Rev. W. W. Baer of Victoria was  disciplined for smoking.  OTTAWA, 14. ��� The Dominion  government will (grant $5000 for  the monument to be erected by the  Army aud Navy Veterans in Victoria square, Portland street, Toronto, the old military burying  ground, in honor of the imperial  soldiers who died while serving in  Canada.  MONTREAL, 14.���All book binders and printers employed by Beau-  chmin & Fils, the leading French  Canadian publishing house, went  out on strike Saturday. The shop  is a non-union one and the men demand the .union scale.  HAMILTON,ii;���Ex-mayor Teetzel yesterday secured a verdict of  one dollar and costs, against the  Spectator newspaper for libel.  TORONTO, 14.���Jake Gaudaur,  champion oarsmen, has sold his hotel at Rat Portage and located  here.      -      -   ' ���'���    -  ���������   *  Electncity Wins Out.  London, April 14.���It is understood that the deadlock between  the two underground railways is  ended and that a contract has been  signed, by the terms of which both  systems will, be simultaneously  equipped with electric power. The  Globe, commenting on the foregoing  statement, says that while Charles  T. Yerkes will not be back in  England until June, it is expected  that immediate steps will be taken  to commence work.  Want Fun for Their Money/      ,  Limerick, April 14.-���John Daly  mayor of Limerick, in the course of  an address to a meeting held today,  said his recent trip to Chicago had  convinced him that Irish-Americans  would contribute nothing to the  funds of the party seeking the freedom of Ireland through parliament-  ^fyT^itTttionr^H^leclaFed^that'itr  would not be desirable to pin faith  to constitutional agitation at a  time when England's powers trembled in the balance.  Tugmen Desert Engineers.  Toledo, April 14.���The members  of the Tugmeu's Protective Association, who voted several weeks ago  that they would riot go to work  until the strike of the marine  engineers had been settled, reconsidered their determination today  and will go to work in the morning.  The'marine engineers are incensed  by the change of front of the tug-  men.  Queen Returns From Copenhagen.  London, April 44.���Queen Alexandra arrived in London last evening from Copenhagen.  H. R. CAMERON  AGENT   Baker Street  The only complete  Fire Insurance  policy writing office in the city.  MONEY TO LOAN  ov IMPROVED  PROPERTY AT 8%  Borrowers can rely on getting their  money when they want it.  Reserved Seats on Sale  The forty-eight seal.s (hat were rosorved for  Slocan people for the .Albina concert were not  taken, and they will be on salo here on Saturday and Monday.  FRESH ������ ������  VEGETABLES  are still in the market. We  have some of the nicest  cabbage, carrots, and parsnips, that we have ever  handled. Also a complete  stock of green vegetables  arrive daily, consisting of  lettuce, onions, asparagus,  spinach, rhubarb, and ripe  tomatoes.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The LEADING   GROCERS  Telephone 10 K-W-C Block, Baker Street  MURALO  MURALO  As housecleaning will soon be the order of the day we would]  invite your attention to our stock of PAINTS and, VARNISHES.  For kalsomining there is nothing that gives better satisfaction]  than MURALO.   We have twenty-five shades to select from.  Ask for color card.  Lawrence Hardware Co.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  .  NO.   219   BAKER   STREET.   NELSON.  "W^^JSTTIEID.  One thousand men to purchase  Ready Made Clothing of all descriptions. Our stock comprises  a good assortment of the nobbiest  and up-to-date clothing to 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.eol-  lars, cuffs, neckties, handkerchiefs andnumerous other articles  cf ���   A,  Don't  Eat  .   -off-that  old  White   Plate,  see our  printed  ��� ��� t  Dinner Ware  Half the.food will satisfy you when your table  is laid with one of our  nice  printed   Dinner Sets.   It's so'.  . Did  you ever try it?  Wm. Hunter & Co.  Fishing Tackle  We carry in stock Hardy Bros. .  steel-center and green-heart fly  rods, reels, flies, casts, traces,  and baits. Our line is very  la>-ge and complete. Mail orders receive prompt attention.  TISDALI/S  GUN STORE  VANCOUVER.  STRAGHAN  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  PLUMBING  AU plumbing is not alike.   See our goods.)  Same price as otl ter dealers and  20 per cent.  Better.  OPPOSITE FOSTOFFIOEv  NBLSON.��. CI

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