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 :-'-�� Zt-SsV^wJ '^'&*5&&\��t.  : .....<>.��. *W4**'*i!^XW)jK  Mineral Production of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  Mineral Production of Kooterjay lq 1900  $10,562,032  *?-    .-' r'r\i~*  rV.^_ <*X__  ."-.>&T3  yj'M  3  �����  NINTH YEAR  NELSON, B. C,. WEDNESDAY MOENING,  APRIL 17,   1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  AMERICAN GHARITY SOUGHT  TO   BELIEVE   DISTBBSS   OF  BOER REFUGEES.  THE  Appeal Made by the Wife of Pretoria's  Military Governor, Who Waa a  San Francisco Girl.  New York, April 16.��� On behalf  of the thousands of destitute  women and children, many of them  orphaned by the war in South  Africa, Mrs. Louise S. Maxwell,  wife of major John Grenfell Maxwell, the military governor of Pretoria, has appealed to America for  aid. Mrs. Maxwell's husband has  charge of the Boer refugees, who  have been driven from their homes  and farms by the war. She says  that 22,000 of them have been collected in the city provided for them  by the British.- Many of them are  forced to sleep under tents iu the  open air, aud the winter is approaching. She says she has done  what she could in South Africa to  procure help, but that England's  millions have been drawn upon  heavily- for the maintenance of the  widows and orphans of the British  soldiers killed in the war. In a  letter, written from the military  governor's office at Pretoria on  March 13th, Mrs. Maxwell appeals  through the Herald for aid. Sho  says that contributions of warm  clothing addressed to the military  governor, Pretoria, South Africa,  will be most -. gratefully received'  and distributed among,them. _ Mrs.  Maxwell before her marriage was  Miss Louise S. Bonynge. She was  born in San Francisco, where her  father, Charles W. Bonynge, made  a.fortune out of mines. General  Maxwell"was appointed provincial  governor of Pretoria last October  "; by lord Roberts. ^ ,!.._.��-_,.'; -L. i J* .  - Work Begun on Government Buildings.  Excavation work 'was yesterday  begun on the new postofficie-custom  "house buildings, corner of Ward  and Vernon streets. There are  about 3400 yards of earth to be removed, but the present contract  calls for only about 900 yards. This  is beiug dumped in the hollow in  front-of the Hume Hotel,, and will/  be a great improvement to that  part of. Vernon street, filling a  dangerous and unsightly hole. The  scoops just shave the office of  weighinaster Jackson, which will  have to be removed at once. "Now  that work has begun it will be pursued to completion without any unnecessary delays.  Bounding Up Gamblers.  The city police have been making  ���an effort"to���round-up-the-p'rofes"  sional gamblers who live, thrive  and have their being in Nelson.  They succeeded in securing one of  the number, who was yesterday  brought before mayor Fletcher and  admitted, in legal phraseology, that  he had. no peaceable profession or  calling, and that lie made a living  by gambling. Stud "William's was  accordingly fined $25 and advised  not to shuffle the cards any more,  especially when there is, a /less expert player, and one with money,  sitting at the other side of the  green table.'  Hume hotel by coming in collision  with the stone buttress. The wagon  rolled over with what was left of  the load onto the sidewalk, the  horse mixing up in the general  debris. Getting to his feet again  the animal headed south, but was  caught in time to prevent further  damage. The wagon was smashed  to pieces, the load badly mangled  and the horse seriously injured.  Another Engine Jumps the Track.  O. P. R. engine No. 314 jumped  the track yesterday forenoon at  that particular curve on the line  where so many engines have left  the rails of late. No one was hurt,  and it only took an hour or two to  put the iron horse on the road  again. The accident ocourred at  an hour which did not interfere  with general ^gfe&g.,and the engine  CAPTAIN TROUP BANQUETED  was in no  .The  water chute.  ^ns*-  No Tenders Beceived.  Victoria, April ��� 16.���Notwithstanding advertisement of government for tenders for the construction of the Coast-Kootenay railway,  it is said that none have been  received by the commissioner of  lands aud works. The executive had  a conference this morning, and it is.  probable .that the course which  they will pursue was under consideration. Sensational developments are looked for when the railway policy comes up for consideration,, or possibly, before.  MINISTERS  KILLING  TIME  GIVE  GENERAL   CHAFFEE  SOME  MOEE. TAFFY  And  Send  Another. Army   to   Open  Peace Negotiations With Lui Hui  . Lu   at  Pao   Ting Tu.  well as all  first secre-  were   fifty  Building Operations at the Phair,  The stone foundation under the  Phair hotel is progressing rapidly  and contractor. Kribbs expects to  have everything-, complete and. in  running, order ;,before '.the 1st of  July. Drawings of the building as  it will appear . when it leaves the  contractor's hands are on exhibition in the office, and judging-  from these tlie hotel will be a very  spacious ' and-, attractive looking  pile. ��� Offices; bar, billiard room?  etc., will ��� be on the grouud floor,  which will give a great deal more  room upstairs.  A Runaway and Smashup.  There was no end of commotion  occasioned on "Ward street, south  of Baker, yesterday by a runaway  horse drawing a wagon, laden with  galvanized, ironware. 'The wagon  was being loaded from Byers' warehouse wlien the horse took fright,  and, dashing along the alley at the  rear of-Baker street, made his way  through, several. obstacles to "Ward  street. Here he tried.to turn north,  hut   camfe   to   grief   opposite  the  v,PBKiN,%-,Ap'riri6r���GenefaFCIiaf-  fee's birthday dinner yesterday was  also a sort of formal farewell to  Pekin. There was a notable gathering. Field marshall von "Waldersee  and all the generals with their  staffs were present, as  the ministers and their  taries. In all there  guests. The field marshal made a  speech in English, in the course of  which he said it was an occasion of  congratulation and sorrow, the  first on the occasion of general  Chaffee's birthday, and "the  second owing to the departure  of the ' Americans. Every foreigner in China bade Godspeed  to general Chaffee aud the brave  men under him, for none had made  themselves more generally popular.  _For_general_Chaffee^personally��� he  felt admiration and esteem, and all  present felt the same. Senor  Decologtian, the Spanish minister  to China, made similar remarks .on  behalf of the diplomatic corps.  A force of 1100 Germans and 1000  French troops leave here tomorrow  to join the Pao Ting Fu expedition  against Liu Hui Lu.   >*  At a meeting of the ministers  this morning, the situation generally and count[7 Von "Waldersee's  report were considered, but nothing  definite was decided upon..  The Chinese court has replied to  the recommendations of Japan ou  the subject that it is impossible for  the emperor to return to Pekin  until the country's guests leave.  London, April 10:���A dispatch to  the Reuter Telegram Company  from Pekin, dated April 16th, says  that general von Cyllte in command  of 5000 German and 3000/French  troops is heading an'expedition to  attack Liu Hui Lu, who is within  120 miles of Pao Ting Fii. Lui's  position is inside tlie territory defined by field marshal von Waldersee  as the sphere of operations of the  allies. Liu has 10,000 men, aud he  refuses to retire, saying if the allies  wished him to retire they had  better come out and compel him to  do so.        ������ '���"���  ������    Arizona Sheriff Murdered.  Phoenix, Arizona, April 16.���  Sheriff E. D. Beeler of Apache  county, well known throughout the  southwest,- was ambushed and  killed in a fight a month ago. News  of the bloody tight lias just reached  here. Beeler fell mortally wounded  by a volley from behind a stone  wall, fired by the friends of a man  he he had killed some time ago.  FITTING   SENDOFF   TO   A   GOOD  STEAMBOAT MAN.  He Beceives Many Handsome Presents  Expressive of the Best Wishes of  a Host of Friends.  The banquet tendered to captain  Troup last night was one of thS  largest gatherings of the kind ever  held in Nelson. The spacious dining room of the Phair -hotel was  well filled by-friends of the guest,  including nearly all the prof essional  and business men of the city and a  number of the railway and steamboat officials, with whom the captain is deservedly popular. Shortly  after nine o'clock the hotel corridor was ^cleared and possession  taken of the dining room where a  recherche supper was served, including all the delicacies that could  tempt the appetite or entice the  palate.  At the head of the table sat  mayor Fletcher, with captain Troup  to his right and superintendent  Downie to his left, and other prominent C. P. R. men���railway and  steamboat���and prominent citizens  facing the good things provided.  Three rows of'tables extended from  .top to bottom of the room with  every seat filled.  Captain Troup saw some very  active service on the Columbia  river, and the old navigators of that  great-stream tell stories ..of hazard  and. bravery which will always-be  associated with the name of Troup..  "When a difficult piece of work had  to be undertaken,- rapids to be  cleared or surging gorges to be  faced, tlie man at the helm was  invariably captain Troup, and the  immunity from accident enjoyed'by-  boats under his commahd.is always  cited .as "Evidence; of ^ hig^kill. aud4-!.them~. "of  -the - latest?. ��an"d  clear .'/judgment.*' Captain "John  Irving of' the" C' P. N. Company  recognized in him a, man of cool  deliberation and skill, and induced  him to abandon the Columbia in  favor of the Fraser river service���a  service in Which he is well and  favorably known, and for a time he  commanded the Yosemite, plying  between Victoria and New "Westminster.  About 1882, captain Troup left  the C. P. N. Company to take  charge of the Mara line of steamers  on the inland lakes, and during railway construction, and .in command  of the old Peerless, ran between  Savonos Ferry and what was  known as Eagle Pass, then a lively  little town near Sicamous, along  the Thompson river and Shuswap  lakes. He was always a man of  great energy, and oue winter w hile  the-Peerless-was-tied-up-in���the-ice,-  he took a sub-contract on the road,  then nearing Kamloops, and as a  contractor he is said to have been  a success.  Having put in some rough times  in this upper country, he returned  to the Coast as superintendent of a  line of steamers on Puget Sound for  the Southern Pacific Railway  Company. Here he remained until  about 1892, when- he returned to  the Mara service, _ which had  extended its operations to the  Columbia river and Kootenay lakes.  Subsequently this line was bought  out by the C. P. R., and by the new  company the valuable services of  the captain were retained, and  under his supervision operations  were extended to the Okanagan  and Slocan lakes. "With the growth  of traffic his responsibilities were  increased, till with the steamboat  department he was called upon to  look after the railway branch also.  Having faithfully filled these multifarious offices, he was recently  transferred to the Coast as superintendent of the old 0. P. ;N. line of  steamers'taken over hy- the C..P. R.  The captain's presence, in Nelson  today is owing to the winding up of  his private affairs here, and the  citizens took the opportunity of  giving him some tangible evidence  of their esteem in the form of a  banquet, presentation and address.  After the cloth was cleared the  toast list was started with "Oiir  King," which was received to the  good old national anthem tune for  the first time in the Phair dining  room.  "The President of the United  States and Friendly Nations,"  followed.  "The Maple Leaf Forever" having  been sung by Messrs. Caldwell and  Lawrence, "The Army and Navy"  was toasted, and received by the  singing of "The Red, White and  Blue."  "The Guest of the Evening" was  received with, the greatest enthusiasm. He was declared "A  Jolly Good Fellow" in song, cheered  to the echo, and given several  "tigers." ��� .  Mayor Fletcher in proposing the  toast remarked that'their gathering  that evening was. one of gladness,  mingled with regret���gladness because their old -^friend, captain  Troup, was with them, and sorrow  because that gentleman was severing  his connection with Nelson. He  was a pioneer of steamboat life in  this party of the country, when the  steamboat was .the-': only means of  getting in or out. ; He was always  courteous and obliging, and did  everything in his power to accommodate the traveling public, and at  the same time serve faithfully the  interests of the corporation he' so  ably represented.' This fact was  fully.apprebiated, so that the district' under the.1 supervision of  captain Troup vfras known the  world oyer as a pleasurable .one in  whieh to travel. "This condition of  affairs was'due tb captain Troup as  much, if not 'more, than to the  company which he represented  (cheers).  Captain McMorris then presented  captain Troup with a magnificent  cabinet of silverware on .behalf of  the steamboat branch of the service.  The cabinet-is of solid'polished oak,  containing 167-"pieces, and when it  is stated that it was supplied from  the establishment of Jacob Dover,  the fact is a guarantee that, every  article is genuine.' The cabinet and  its contents weigh 200 > pounds, and  is without question the best thing  of the sort"ever ssen Jn British.  Columbia.. It is-xonly- a week ago  since * Mr. Dover got the order for  the presentation,, so that it is highly  creditable to the house that" at so  short a'notice so grand' a collection  ,'of articles could "be" furnished. Ib  ;includes'kriives, forks, spoons, etc.,  'for every dish known', every one of  most-  approved design  In making the presentation, captain McMorris, of the Kokanee, said :  It is indeed gratifying to me, sir,  that I have -been delegated to address you on the part of the Columbia Kootenay marine department.  My only regret is that one better  has not been chosen, as I realize my  inability to do justice to the matter  in hand. On occasions of this class  it is customary to extol the virtues  and gloss over the failings of the  honored guest. On this occasion,  however, there are several weighty  reasons why we should' depart  from the time-honored custom,  chief among which is the fact that  time will not permit even a passing  reference to the many virtues of  our guest, and common courtesy,  the stock-in-trade of the C. P. R.  employees, prevents even the  thought of-a-failing,  The growth of the fleet since the  year '92 wheu our guest first  assumed the superintendency, has  been little short of miraculous, and  fully in keeping with the needs of  the district. Tliat year the fleet  comprised four steam- vessels���  three on the Columbia river and  one on Kootenay lake ��� and river.  At the present time- there are fifteen steamers in commission,- well-  equipped and thoroughly up-to-  date in-all their appointments, all  pf them collectively and each separately a fitting monument to captain  Troup's skill as a designer.-   '  In the official relationship existing between our guest, and the officers and crews of the steamers  there has ever been on his part a  kindness and courtesy evinced that  has won for him the respect and  esteem of all. We have found him  always pleasant of "approach, and  when solicited his. counsel and advice have been freely given  and in a manner which would  not offend the most sensitive.  When mistakes occurred on our  part:he was just and; generous in  his dealings���more inclined to leniency than in exacting 'full penalty  for the offence. By his tact and  courtesy, coupled with the many  other excellent traits of character,  he endeared himself to. the hearts  of all who served him, and thus  made duty a pleasure rather than a  task. Taking all these facts into  consideration we have deemed it  fitting at this time to express our  feelings and at the same time in  some tangible manner show our appreciation of his many .good qualities, and we therefore ask captain  Troup to accept in the spirit in  which it is offered, the accompany  ing cabinet of silver. Amongst us  regret at his departure from this  division is universal. We have no  doubt of his success in his new field  of labor, and we tender him our  sincere good wishes and hearty congratulations on his advancement to  a wider sphere. We would ask him  to convey to his partner in life our  kindest regards, and would wish  them both long life and health to  enjoy the blessings of Providence.  [Cheers.]  Captain Troup in rising to reply  was accorded an almost boisterous  'reception.    He said: Mr. Chairman  and gentlemen, I have had a  great  many difficult tasks allotted to me,  but never one so difficult as that I  now undertake.   ���  A voice���Go it (laughter).  Captain Troup���I will (renewed  laughter). " My feelings on this occasion you naay well understand:  They are both sad and pleasurable  ���sad because. I am to sever ties  which   I   have   formed   here, and  pleasurable   because I see around  me   so many friends  that I have'  known for years, and men whom I  feel and know are friends   (here,  hear).    Ib is a pleasure to know and  feel that a demonstration of this_  kind could not take place except I  had. steadfast -friends in the com-,  munity who are sincere in their de-;  sire to give me a friendly shake of  the hand and wish me Godspeed  (cheers). ' ,If the fact of my having  lived in Kootenay has had anything'  to do with the development of the  country I  am thankful.    My work,  I assure you, has  been a labor of  love,    It was"in March,1892,that I  came to-Nelson to remain here.    It  was a bright sunny day, as many  of you will remember.   It had been  a long winter aud there was a big  delay in the train getting in from  the,outside.    We came up the Columbia from Little   Dalles,. on   to  Lytton,   to   the-   Kootenay .river,  where we found John Hamilton and  others waiting for us.'. We took the  train and. got into ~ Nelson .without  any mishap, and in those days to  get in-without mishap, as Mr/Hamilton will tell you, was something  inew   (laughter).   ' Here*we-'found"  ' friehdrPhairjwaitingi foiMis^tp-give -  ' us the glad hand,<as he has done so';  often since..' Since coining here my  ambition , has been tp improve the  'service and bring ib up to. a proper,  standard.    I  would  be  bashful "in.  bringing  this  subject  up  were  it  not for the fact that the mayor and  captain  McMorris  have  alluded to  it:   The steamboat service was improved    more    than    any    other  branch   of   the service for years.  The   good words   spoken   for  the  steamboat service here, - the  good  things written about them-by  correspondents from the east, have had  very much  to do in  making  this  country known and   in   bringing  people to ib.    .[Hear, hear, and applause].  Captain Troup told the story of  the arrival of Clarke Wallace ��� aud  some friend from the east at Revelstoke, and the surprise expressed  by them at finding suchcomfortabler  up-to-date steamers plying on inland waters in British Columbia.  Tourists would not travel if they  had to suffer inconvenience and discomfort. Many present would  remember the old "Dispatch" and  "lllecilliwaet." Compare these with  the "Rossland" and "Kokanee" and  the development was apparent.  "This development has not been  brought about," added the speaker,  "without many hard days' work,  persuasion to get the company to  build the boats, and many a sleepless night on my part. From the  very first I had great faith in Kootenay, but as far as Nelson was concerned, I sometimes had my doubts.  In this particular, however, I have  changed my mind. Nelson is a good  place to tie up to. [Hear, hear, arid  applause.] . That opinion I formed  long ago, and I have no reason to  change my mind. [Applause;]. I regret leaving Nelson, but you know  that when connected with^-a big  corporation a man has to go where  his services are required. In looking over the past, I cannot but  draw attention to the marked  growth of this country. In 1893,as  inany of you remember, the steamer  Lytton was the only one in commission between here and the main  line. She had two carloads a week  and made two trips. During* the  last three days of my superintendence here we handled from western  points one hundred carloads per  day. [Applause.] If that is riot  growth I don't know what, is.  [Cheers].  Captain Troup proceeded to say  that he regretted leaving a growing  country such as this. True he was  going to more populous districts,  but he liked the vim and go of Koot  enay.    [Applause.]   As regards his  connection with the railway branch  of the service, he said that this was  same what new to him, but with  the kindly services of such old and  experienced hands as Mr.  Guteilus,  Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Lawrence and  others matters were made easy for  him.    His   steamboat friends  had'  been good enough to allude kindly  to his connection with them,  and  their kindness was fully appreciated  for although he had occasion   to  have many of them "on the carpet"  at one time or another, he was glad  to know that they realized that it  was done in  the discharge of his  duty, and while he might appear to  have been harsh, they understood  his motives were right and just.  He gave some pleasant recollections  of his connections with steamboat  and railway men and assured all  present that their tokens of esteem  would be ever valued' by him and  Mrs." Troup.    [Applause.]"  Mayor Fletcher presented on behalf of the citizens generally a  beautiful cut glass . liquor set  mounted in silver, a pearl-handled  carving set and a set of fruit and  fish knives of sterling silver. These  articles were also from the establishment of Jacob Dover, and were  of the Highest degree of art and  utility. With the presentation was  a suitable'address..   ~     _ (  '. . Several songs, speeches,- recitations, good wine and excellent  cigars made the remainder of the  meeting pleasant, and at an early  hour this morning captain Troup  had a farewell shake of the hand  from all his assembled friends and  many earnest wishes for his future  success and happiness. ��  BOUNTY RESOLUTION KILLED  WANT A SHARE IN THE SPOIL  LITTLE   OOUNTBIES   HAVE  BILLS TO   PBE8ENT.  BIG  They did not Do Anything, but They .  Consider that China Should Pay  Them Just (he Same.  SPEAKER BOOTH BOLED IT OUT  OF. OBDEB. * -  Members of the'Legislature. Ask the  -Federal Government to Grant-  ��� __' ��� the Lead Bounty-Instead. _-_5:���_:.  Victoria, April 10.���[Special to  ���The Tribune.]���All the members  were in their seats today except  Pooley of Esquimalt. The Heltncken  resolution, re bounty on lead  bullion refined in the province, was  ruled out of order by the speaker.  The same resolution, asking that  the Dominion government grant  the* bonus, was passed, the only  objection coming from Martin, and  "the Fraser river farming district  members.  " The estimates may be brought  down on Thursday. Nel.son will  get not less than $5000 for additional public school accomodation.  Attorney-general Eberts has  given notice that he will introduce  "aTbiirto remedy ariy^defects-that"  may exist in the two money bylaws  recently passed by the City of  Nelson.        .'���  e,  Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Buchanan of  Nelson leave for home tonight,  going by way of Vancouver, where  they -will stay a day or two. Mr.  and Mrs. George 11. Robson and  family, formerly bf Nelson, arrived  here from Port Simpson yesterday,  and expect to remain three months.  ��� The Crow's Nest Southern people  are a trifle despondent, and the  Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern  spou ters and spellbiuders know  that the jig is up so far as a subsidy  for their scheme is concerned.  Another Big Copper Amalgamation.  Nnw York, April 10.���The Tribune is authority for the following:  Ib. can be announced on the best  authority that all the preliminary  arrangements have been made for  tlie acquisition of the stock of the  Boston & Montana Copper and Silver Company, and the Butte & Boston Mining Company, by the Amalgamated Copper Company. There  is a general belief among those well  informed on tlie copper situation  that the foregoing plans are only  preliminary to a much larger expansion of the amalgamated company, which aims to take in, eventually, the rich mines of northern  Michigan and Arizona, as well as  those of Montana. This would give  the company a practical control of  the copper situation in this country,  with the exception of ihe Heinze  holdings'in Butte.  Joaannhshurg, April 10.���A cage  filled with natives fell down a shaft  in the Geldenhuis mine. Twenty-  six of the natives were killed.  ���Am  ���  *.*>$  fd-.fi**  ' A'fJ&M  x%t%&  AW  ���'--'*_.  ���--si \%��i  S:3l  ---ill  Washington,    April    16.���Notwithstanding   the     reports    from  Pekin of the slow progress .of the ''���  negotiations there on the subject of  indemnity, the officials here are not r  without hope that a way maybe-  found   out   of   the   complications, j  Figures are  coming in respecting '  the indemnity claims which slightly ���  modify the amounts-reported from"  other sources.     For instance,  the-  French claim is how given ,;at $56,-"  000,000, instead of - $65,000,000 *as -  reported. " The  Russian claim ds.  about  $87,000,000.     The  claim  of"'.'"^;C|��  ,Great Britain is  about $21,000,000.;;-' -"'"^  The   Japanese   claim    is"    elastic, c  ranging  from  $60,000,000 "to  $70,-'"  000,000.' The-'little powers,   those*  that furnished no  troops  at all or "���  an insignificant number, loom  up^  with  their bills:'    Belgium' walnts��  $6,000,000, and similar claims are ���  made by Holland aud Spain.  -  '���-,'-  Nothing has been heard' officially '-  here "of the reported Japahse at- -  tempt to have the Chinese troops-,  garrison Manchuria, with the aid of., tv.-���^  'the international force if necessary;; ~<pypif  nor has Mr. Rockhill yet mentioned',"' ^'Jlgpl  earl Li's desire" for, an ' American," '"' "���**  force to remain in Pekin and -police'' VHg;  the Chinese "section' after 'general;^'~$L  Chaffee's departure. This requestV'^f&s  is flattering, but it could scarcely./^i-s��!  be, granted as. the United-' Sta'tes���*^^  government already has corainitte'i  itself to tlie policy of1 maintaining-;^>!&^  nothing m'ore'thau a legation guard" A^^fsM  all X eKin. ..        . -i*.- ". -**      - ,  '.' T"-*��^ ^'V*s��   ~ '"��� ~z~^���> .   " "   -'AS^Sfit  ;->. -Manila Disclosures-Annpsing.V--J^iSisi^i  r.-   - .iSfai'  ���AfM  7<yB  Washington; April,-10.���Officials y  ���at the war department would/not:,-  discuss   the   reports  from. Manila-  concerning the frauds in the^com--'  missary~;"department, 'but,   it    is*-"  known that geueral MacArthur has" -r  cabled some information regarding"  the   developments   from  .time   lo"  time.    There is  no doubt that tho.  subject is annoying to -the department  officials, .who say that   the-,  officers   implicated    always    have  (  b'orne     the    highest   reputations."  When the report was received  iin-'  plicating  captain  Read his father  immediately withdrew the young,  man's application for a place in the -  permanent establishment, and his  name was not considered for the,  place afterwards. ��� Major George B.  Davis, whose name ;was mentioned  in the  dispatches this morning,  is'  now in AVashington  on  leave. , He  wasatthe-department^todayT^blTb  declined   to make   any statement  for publication.  Strike May Become Serious.  Pittsburg, April 10.���The strike  at the W. Dewes Wood plant of the  American Shee't Steel Company, at  McKeesport, is still on. The mill is  beiug operated-.iu a crippled condition, with about the same number  of men working as yesterday. The  strikers are patrolling the streets  for the purpose of inducing. the  workmen to remain away from the  mill, but they are keeping off. the  company's property, and no trouble  has occurred. President Shaffer, of  the Amalgamated Association, said  he would probably 'call the national  advisory board together tomorrow  to consider the extreme action of  calling out the men in the other  mills of the United States Steel  Corporation.  Morgan's British Investments.  London, April 16.���Pierpont Morgan's investments in British enterprises, says the Daily Mail, have  thus far been confined to the pur- *  chase of a Scotch collie for ��300.  Mr. Morgan says he thinks that the  steel, trust will not make a specially  aggressive fight for control of the '  British market. On the contrary  it will only meet legitimate demands, but will spoil the popular  theory that American steel and iron  for foreign business represents only  the surplus production. As a matter of fact���still stating Mr. Morgan's position���the concerns comprised in the trust are full up with  orders for fully nine months forward. London will probably become the headquarters of the corporations for foreign business.  AM  - ^t.X  ?^?'  - r J    /s.m  *-,-.v��?r  " THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 1901  \n  m  *  ���  I  X.hc  'A  IK"'  15S'" '  v."  jl  ir  r  ffl'  1*1'''  k  ia -  hi-  IV   *><  FISHING   TACKLE  IN   ENDLESS   VARIETY  Fly Rods for boys and girls from $1.00 upwards. Fly  which will delight the heart of the genuine fisherman  $4.00 to $12.50.  rods  from  FLY BOOKS  REELS  MINNOWS  SPINNERS   ���  LANDING NETS  COTTON LINES  WATERPROOF LINES  GAFF HOOKS  CASTS  SILK   LINES  SPOONS  SINKERS  And  everything   required by  disciples  of the   late   Isaac  Walton.    Prices are  right.  TBE HUM'S BIT C01MT  Baker  Street, Nelson.  tea  That there is an absence of sympathy, between the Englishmen who  furnish the money for the development of Kootenay properties  and  the   Englishmen who manage  the  s lid properties in Kootenay, is apparent from the proceedings of the  second annual meeting of the-Ymir  Gold   Mines, which took place in  London on March 25fch. This doubtless explains why, after so much  complaint has been made  by  local  mine managers against the imposition of the two per cent tax, ,so little should be heard of it in London,  where the investors meet to listen  to the report of their year's oper-  tions.   At the recent Ymir meeting  there was not one word in condemnation of the tax which in Kootenay the people are assured is cr.ush-  - ingthelifeoutoftheminingindustry.  What is the explanation ? - Can it  ,be that the men in England who  have invested their money in the  development of properties are fairer-  minded   than the men who have  been entrusted with their development ?   It looks like it.   The directors of legitimate mining companies  probably realize that they are business men, and that when they meet  their   shareholders   they   are   expected to talk business and not politics.   They   probably ^ realize that  the government of the province of  British Columbia must receive some  return for the vast sums which it  has   expended   in   building roads,  trails, and b/idges to open up the  country,  and for the administration of the mining districts as they  are created; and they  as  business  men are not inclined to put forward  any plea for taxation .exemptions  ' for themselves and their property,  which could only have the effect of  increasing the tax burdens of the  the people engaged in every other  commercial pursuit or calling in  British Columbia. In short it may  be taken, that, when one gets right  close to the actual English investor,  he will be found willing to pay his  way, and the government of Brit-  Columbia asks nothing more.  Telegraph advices from Victoria  indicate that no response has been  made to the government's call for  tenders for the construction of the  ���new Coast to Boundary road. This  of course can only be surmise, but  self-interest will prompt Nelson's  merchants to hope that it is true.  Direct rail connection between  Boundary and the Coast means loss  of business for Nelson's wholesale  men, and loss of business is unwelcome to all wholesale men, whether  they do business iu Nelson or Victoria. . _^  Canada may not be entitled to a  front pew in point of the number  of men she sent to South Africa, but  Canada has no cause to blush when  earl Roberts' honor roll is read  over. In it no less than forty-five  Canadian names appear.  This is an off-year for charter  mongers. It begins to look as if all  railway charters granted by the  provincial legislature this session  yrUl contain a proviso to the effect  that the charters shall not be given  force of law until their promoters  give satisfactory security, in the  way of a cash deposit, for absolute  control by the government of the  freight and passenger rates.  Gave Chamberlain a Stab.  London, - April 16.���Denouncing  the South African war, at a meeting  held at Cannington last night, Mrs.  Richard Chamberlain made a lively  .attack on the colonial "secretary,  Joseph-Chamberlain. "It is all very  well" she said, "for men like my  brother-in-law Joseph, to say farm-  burning is all right, but how can he  know anything about farms' or  farming ? Who was his father ? He  was a little screw maker, ��� a very  respectable profession, but it does  not teach much" about farming. It  is no good sending out screw  makers or anything of that sort.  The war was not made for England,  but for Johannesburg capitalists  wfio could not' speak English."  Morgan Will Buy the Picture.  London, April 16!���It is announced by Onlooker, a- society  paper, that it is practically settled  that J.-Pierpont Morgan will "secure  for ��25,000 the Gainsborough picture recently recovered in Chicago.  The.Agnews deny, that the sale has  been made, as it cannot be definitely closed until the return here  of sir Thomas Agnew, who is  abroad. J.P.Morgan, junior,-said  to a representative of the Associated Press today: "My father  considers that should the negotiations for the Gainsborough picture  be completed it will be time enough  to talk about it then. For my part  I am not delegated to confirm or to  deny the report." o  Technical Education Necessary.  London, April 16.���At th6 annual  meeting here today of the association of technical institutions, sir  William Hart Dyke, in his presidential address, urged the spread of  technical enucation in Great Britain;���He���reviewed���the - thorougli-  systems of the United States and  Germany, and ,-. said it was time  Great Britain recognized that! the  day of untrained nieh'had passed.  When trade was again at a low ebb  Great Britain would feel the effects  of her poor system of education,  and America and Germany w;ould  press her still harder in the race  for commerce.  ,     English Turf Winners.  London, April 1G.���In the race  for the forty-second Newmarket  Biennial Stakes bf twenty-five  sovereigns each, with 400 sovereigns added; at the Newmarket  Craven meeting Maclou won, Magic  Mirror second, Volodovski third.  After his defeat today Volodovski  receded in the Derby betting from  6 to 10 to 8 to 10 against. In the  London course trial plate of 400  sovereigns Liucoln Mint won,  Thomas Cat second and South  Australian third. Iu the race for  the Crawford stakes handicap Lord  Ernest was first, Lutelia second and  CarloKemp third.  Objects to the Salary.  Des Moines, Iowa, April 16.���  Charles Aldrich, of the state historical department, is in receipt of a  letter from John A. Kasson, in  which Mr. Kasson said he had  yielded to the insistence of president McKinley, and has consented to  continue the reciprocity treaty  agent of the government, but, in  accordance with'a life-long custom,  he said he had declined to take a  salary when he was not engaged in  the work, and he was seeking a rest  cure at the time. It is believed  here that Mr. Kasson is dangerously ilL  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  HAMILTON, 16.���George W. McKay, aged 53, for twenty years an  employee in the Inland Revenue  department here, died suddenly  yesterday. Deceased had been  -suffering from rheumatism and had  been treated latterly by a magnetic healer named Hansel. Trouble  is now met with over the issuance  of the burial certificate. The family physician, Dr. Dummings, when  applied to, referred the matter to  Hansel, who cannot issue certificates.  MONTREAL, 16. ��� Judge Des-  hoyers, this morning dismissed the  charge bf arson against Abondius  Martineau. Tlie accused ran a bicycle store ou St. Catherines'street.  Numerous fires in the block led to  his arrest for arson. The judge  held that there was a strong chain  of evidence agaiust Martiueau ou  account of previous fires, but as he  was not charged with setting these  fires he had nothing to do but dismiss him.  KINGSTON, 16.���Over 200 pupils  ^have been sent home from several  public schools because they had not  furnished certificates of vaccination. Their parents threaten legal  proceedings to test the legality of  the action of the school authorities.  FARNHAM, Quebec, 16.���Th e  Roman Catholic chinch here was  burned this evening. Loss, $50,000;  insurance, $20,000. The fire started  through the explosion of a kerosene  lantern used by workmen employed  repairing the steeple.  MONTREAL, 16.���William Strachan has resigned the presidency of  the Montreal & Loudon Company  and will be succeeded by Charles  Percy, formerly . treasurer of the  Grand Trunk railway.  AMHERST, 15.���Ichabod Powell,  82 years of-age, a- cousin of II. A.  Powell, ex-M. P. for Westmoreland,  has beeu missing since April 3rd.  It is feared he has been drowned.  CHARLOTTETOWN,' 16.���Hon.  A. B. McKenzie, ex-speaker of ��� the'  legislature, died this morning of  cancer.     ���       -       "  Louis Napoleon Weds.  Brussels, rApril 16.���The Petit  Blue says that prince Louis Napoleon  has' been married to- the - grand  duchess Helen, daughter'"of the  Russian- grand duke Vladimir.  ~^*.-*m,' ^. >ov��J2*�� ^** v2S�� ^^�� ���"^  ^0 ��� 00* 00 * 10?' 00f * 00' 00 * ^0 ��� -^m__  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  ****** ******z*m**$*m  Coffee Roasters    ,  D8aler8'" Tea and Coffee  ************m*rt:fr*.*me  Wo are offering at lowest prices lhe best  grades of Ceylon, India, China'and Japan  Teas.  Our Bos'*, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound ?  40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Coffee, G pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON;  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ring  ening of  to  to  to  to  We have just received our first shipment of Carpets, direct from  Kidderminster, England. These 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.  vine & co.  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  F 'tB^*^^***- ^fc"*^fc>' ^^y<^fc^ ^jfc"<Xtmf <fc��--^B^- *<fc *<^^k ^^-^^^ <^-^^^- ^t* ���^^������"���^^���^������-^^������'^^^ -^^������^^^ ^^������^���ft '^^^^^t ^^^.^^_\ ^^^.^^_*.^^^L\*62_\. J  ^S'^v * ^^ *^k * ^v '^fc. * >*^ *^k. * ^^ *^k ��� "*��^ ���'���ST" ^K ���^���i. * ^K -*-f, - ^^ ��� ��� ^0 * 00' 00 ' 00* 00 '-00' 00 ' 4^' ^0 ' 00' ^0 ' 00' ^0 ' 00' 0^ ' ^* '10  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Spring  We havo opened;up' this largest .shipment of.  be*t quality,.fresh garden seeds ever brought.to  tho Kootenay country. "We are selling large  quantities already and you wilt note our way ������ is  different from that of oilier dealers in this district, in that  WE SELL BY WEICHT  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. SQUIRE, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  ���.- -   TREMONT HOTKL BLOCK.  Large stock of high-class Imported goods. A  specialty of the square shoulder���the latest  fashion in ooato.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Jlelson Saw and Planing tyills  Limited.  CHARLES HILLYER,.. . HARRY HOUSTON,  ' President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  .    ���        -All Communications to be addressed to either of-the above  We are prepared to Furnish ��� ,       -  by Rail, Barge op 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.  Gejt Our Prices before  purchasing- elsewhere.      '  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARP  WHOLESALE TRADE  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPK & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  ���*���   and Cedar streots, Nelson, manufacturers ���  of and wholesale dealers In aerated waters and  fruit syrups.   Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water. * Telephone 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TT7" F. TEETZEL fc CO.-Corner Baker and  W ��   Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale deal  ers in  assayers supplies.  Agent* ww Denve.  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS;  Nelson  cigars ���  cement, flro brick and Are clay, water pipe.and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  .    ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  SI RUCTION COMPAN Y-Wholesale dealers tn telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  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 Viotoria, New West  minster, and Edmonton. Alberta. ���      HJ. EVANS ft CO.-Baker street),  ���   wholesale,   dealers   iu   liquors.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street, -Nelson,  wholesale dealers In freehand oured nieats.  Cold storage.  P.  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  As well aH by packngo,  is the best the price is tho ho mo as in  and though the quality  .he ho mo as in Toronto.  Mako out a list and scud to us and we will guarantee pallsfaction. -  IN FLOWER SEEDS '  We also have a. large assortmen*H0 different  varieties and colors of Sweet Peas to select  from and an endless variety of other kinds.:  CAMM DRUG & BOOK'0.0.  K.-W.- C. Block.       Corner Ward and Baker Sts.  MILLINERY   DISPLAY  The ladies of Nelson can now  have the opportunity of seeing  the latest and newest designs  ih  HATS AMD SPRING GOODS  Ladies genuine Hair Switches at  the  lowest  rates..  Office on Baker Street, west of Stanley Street  NELSON.  Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH      :  ST. LOUIS LAGER  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON"  AT  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  : BAICKR STREET, NKLSON. \ ,  MRS.  EINFIBLX>  IIOUSK M.OCK.  Mrs. CARR  LATE OP VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MacMiUan,  Victoria Block.  The patronage of Nelson ladle* iolicited.  R; P. RITHET & CO., Ltd.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRKWKR8 AND BOTTLBRS OV ,;  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD ft CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, ' wholesale grooers and  Jobbers In blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  macklnaws.and miners' sundries,    t    '-.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesalo  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street. Nel  son, wholesale grocers.  JY. GRIFFIN tc. CO.���Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealers   In   provisions,   oured  meats, batter aud eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES^  H-BYERS St CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ���   streets. Nelson, wholesale dealers In'nard-  Agents for 'Giant.  ware and mining supplies.  Powder Co.  T AWRKNCH  ���IJ  Baker St.,  HARDWARE    COMPANY        Nelson, wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and wator and  plumbers' supplies.  "      LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.        -  rpURNER. BEKTON tc CO.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Josephine streets: Nelson, wholesalo  dealers ln liquors, olgars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  ~~- SASH AND DOORS.     "      ~  XTHLSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS.  m LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,'  Nelaon, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  In sash and doors) all kinds of factory work made  to order. ���    (    .  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, UMI  TED-Corner Front and HaU streeta, Nel  son; wholesale dealers ln wines (ease and bulk,  and <1ntnnRMfl'Miil (mnortad-'shram.   .  321 TO'"331- BAKER STREET,, NRLSQN  Prompt and regular'  . delivnrv ho the mrndn  BrawAry at Unison  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT   THE  ATHABASCA  TODAY.  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLAN3  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted, by Electricity,and Heated by St>am 25 Cents to $1  'S  BAKER STREET. NKLSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  N|adden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelaon ���  Everybody    Welcome  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Center Vlotoria and Kooteuay Btreets.        |  P. O. BOX MS.    . TELEPHONE NO. 9ft |  Large oomfortable bedrooms and  flrab-olasa  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  IVjrs. E. 0, Clarke, Prop.  I.ATR OV THR ROTAI, JIOTKIi, CALVARY  ROOMS TO LET  Two   Large Rooms  joined by arch.    Very  suiUblo for ofilces.     Rent $20.   Houston Black.  Apply  D. J. DEWAR, Madden Block.  The only hotel In Nplson that has remained  under one management siuoe 1890.,  The bod-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity. .-.-���.-  The bar is always stocked by. the beet domi e-  tlo and Imported liquors and cigars.  ''' THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNOTJOJI HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS. Manager  Bar stooked wlthbest brands of wlnea. liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfortable rooms,  flntalua table boa C.  NELSON  LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that K. M; Peters of.  Ymir has made application under tlio provisions,  of the "Liquor Licence Act, 1900," for permission  to transfor his hotel licence from  the  Palace  hotel at.Ymir to lhe St. Charles hotel at Ymir.  -..*.  A meeting of the Board of Licence Commissioners of Ihe Nelson Licence District will be,  held to consider such application at the Courc  House at the City of Nelson on* TueEday; the  thirtieth day of April, 1901, at the hour of ten,  o'clock in tiie forenoon.  W. H. BULLOCK-WEBSTER,  Chief License Inspector.   .  Chief Constable's Olllce Nelson, B.C.  April loth, 1901.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stkvknsojj, or to any porson or persons to whom he mav havo transferred liia-  interest in the Lila mineral claim, at Mum .  "ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You are hPreby notified that 1 have .expended  the Bum of Ono Hundred and Fifty-Seven Dollars  in  labor and improvements   upon   the above  mentioned mineral.claim, in. ordor to hold said  mineral claim under the   provisions   of   the  Mineral Act, and if wiihin ninety days from the  dale of this notice you fail or refuse tocontribut .-  your proportion of such expenditure, togethe.  with all costs of advertising, your interest in mid  claim will becomo the property of the subscriber  under section four of an Act ontitled "An Act to  Amend the Mineral Act, 1900."  DANIEL   HERB.  Dated Uila 12th day of February. 1901.  -   il  ^.*n?.r.?N>.*>r >-���.,-.��' THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 1901  BANK OF 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. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) Nkw York,  Onto ago, and all the principal oltles ln Canada.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OP  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  IMPERIAL BANE  of  o.a.:n\a.:d.a.  Paid-up - Capital,  Reserve Fund,  $8,000,000  -      ���      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES 6VER $85,000,000.  Hon.  Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  Buy and sell Sterling Exohange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRKNT RATE OF INTKRKST PAID.  '                              l                                                      - ���'  TORONTO STOCK EXOHANGE.  TUESDAY'S    QUOTATIONS.  stock.                                        Asked. Bid.  B. C. Gold Fields *...'...$    .     2| ?    2  Black Tail :........           11 8  Brandon & Golden Crown            5 2J  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate...         7 t J  Cariboo (McKinney)     37 31  Cariboo Hydraulic '   1 55 ��� 1 45  Centre  Star         95 74  Crow's Nest Pass Coal ;...   86 00    80 (X)  California          5} 1  Deer  Trail   Consolidated..*          2J If  Evening: Star          0 3  GoldenStar          7�� G3  Fairview Corporation          3j 23  Giant:..:.           4* 3  Granby   Smelter.         55 47  Hammond Keef          2 Ij  Iron Mask ....        33 31  Jim Blaine.          9 4  Knob Hill........         55 45  Montreal & London          5 3  Morning   Glory          SI (i  Morrison    --     a li  Mountain Lion         40 15  Noblo Five          8J Ij  North Star         80 C.5  Nelson-Slocan         101 " 9  Old Ironsides        85 78  Olive         12 10  Payno         39 32  Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated...        27 J 21  Republic         22J 2��i  Slocan  Sovciolgn        '(li 4j  Virtuo         15 10  Victory-Triumph          2i IJ  War Eagle Consolidated          38 32  Waterloo          2} 2  White -.Bear          3* 3i  Winnipeg          R 5  SALES.  SOOODcer Trail '.  ' IJ  10(K) Golden Star  7  300 Caribjo-Hydraulic    1 45  1000 Waterloo 7  2*  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.  London Offlco, 60 Lombard Street, B. O.  New York  Office, 18   Exchange   Place.  and 63 Branches in Canada and the .  United States.  THE DAY'S EUROPE AN CABLES  LONDON, 10.���In the Westminster county court today an order  for committal to prison was made  against air Robert Peel for nonpayment of judgment. The war-,  rant, however, waa suspended for a  week, aud it" was announced" in  court that a settlement'would be  tiTeofced in tlie interval.   v  . ".  MADRID; 10.���The effort of, a  Carlist movement in northeastern  Spain, iu the vicinity of Berga, 51  iniles north of Barcelona, circulated  Iby a news agency in the . United  States, lis ..unfounded. : Absolute,  tranquility, prevails there as elsewhere in the country.  CONSTANTINOPLE, "10.��� The  porte is attempting to'conclude extradition , treaties with the powers  with the object of getting hold of  ineinbersof the Young Turkey party  who are seeking refuge in various  parts of Europe.  LONDON, 10.���Pierpont Morgan  informed a representative of the  Associated Press today that he has  not received any word regerding  the strike at McKeesport, and does  not believe it is likely to assume  serious proportions.  LONDON, 10.���A special despatch  from Capetown, under today's date,  says forty Boers recently met at  . Boshof, nnd solemnly declared Mr.  Steyn president of the Orange Free  State. ,  iGLASGQ,W.���10.=.The^Shamrock  I;1 left   the Clyde today, in  tow,  bound for the Solent.  On Their Way to Australia.  ��� Colombo, Ceylon, April 10.���The  duke and duchess of Cornwall and  York boarded . the steamer Ophir,  en route for Australia, at midnight  last night, arriving at the Queen's  house through streets filled with  enthusiastic crowds. The governor  bade them farewell at the jetty,  which \v&9 "illuminated. Massed  bauds played the national anthem.  Early this morning the escorting  warships went' out from the harbor  and the Ophir followed at .1:15  o'clock. The weather was superb.  A battery saluted . as the vessels  passed out, and the salute was responded to by the escorting vessels.  The Ophir assumed the lead of the  fleet and :the .vessels, soon disappeared below the horizon. Large  crowds witnessed' the departure  from the breakwater. All the vessels in the harbor were decorated  with flfllgs. '  The Oblumb us Walking Match.  Columbus, April 10..���Of the 17  men who started in the six days,  72 hour, walking match which begun yesterday, morning, only one  dropped out iu the first 12 hours.  Sam Meyers of Cambridge, Massachusetts, after a wonderful exhibition of speed gave up during the  night, The spores of the men who  remained in at noon today were:  Golden 79 miles 1 lap, McLemand  09 1, Hart 74 8, Barner 00 5, Richardson 00 9/ Tracy 53 10, Stokes 04  10, Kansas City "Kid" 51 9, TAylor  57 9, Graham 07 0, Sachs 07 10,  fovter Gl 1, Day 04, Loslein 52 3.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  three por cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  UNITED STATES NEWS NOTES  CORRY, Pennsylvania, 10.���Five  yoiirig lads, ranging in age from 8  to 12 years, found a.bottle of crude  wood alcohol in. the woods near  Sheffield yesterday, and drank  freely of it. One, John Swprtzley,  is dead, and the others. are not expected to live. ;     -1 -..*.������."  WASHINGTON, 10.���The president has decidedto appoint7W.M.  Jenkins to be governor of Oklahoma  territory, to succeed the present  governor Barnes, whose term will  expire soon. Mr. Jenkins is the  present secretary of the territory.  ALBANY, 10.���The assembly this  afternoon passed the Everett, so-  called, anti-scalpers bill, which provides that no person shall issue or  sell railroad tickets unless he is an  authorized' agent of the railroad  company.  YORK, Pennsylvania, 10.���G. B.  Rees, pastor of the Emmanuel re-,  formed church, Hanover, today fell,  from the scaffold of the new church  his congregation is building, and  died in half an hour.  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  m  to  $2,600,000  $1,725,000  H. S. HOWLAND President.  D. R. WILKIE General Manager.  E. HAY ...Inspector.  SAVINCS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THK   CURRENT   RATB   OF    INTEREST   ALLOWED.  Mail Carriers Suffer.  Cheyenne,  .April   10. ��� In the  blizzard now raging railroad traffic  has not yet been  impeded,  but  as  the snow is drifting, blockades are  likely to occur. W. D. Derner,'mail  -carrier^ between- Wheatland and  Phillips, became lost in the storm  on the plains a week ago,- and  wandered for three days without  food. -When found he was snow  blind and almost famished. Joh'n  Gillespie, who carries the mail from  Cheyenne to Horse" Creek, became  lost a "week ago last Thursday, and  did not return - to" Cheyenne for  seven days. He was obliged to  abandon his mail car and horse,  and for two - days and nights  wandered aimlessly about the plains  until found by some sheep herders.  Switchmen Tie up a Road.  Scranton, April 10.���Two hundred switchmen, iu the employ of  the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western-here, at Taylor's and Clark's  summit struck this afternoon  against the discharge of two men  by yardmaster Newall, who wanted  to replace thera, it is said, by men  brought from Hoboken. There is a  complete tie up of freight and coal ���  traffic here, and word has been sent  down the Bloorasburg and other  divisions to hold all trains. Three ���  miles of loaded cars of coal are,  already blocked on the Bloomsburg  division, between here and Pittston  =Junctionr^~^~ "'*'*.'���  Bad Storm in Colorado,  . Denver, April 10.���Reports from,  northern Colorado are to the effect  that another storm has prevailed  on the prairies for the past twenty-  four, hours, and still prevails. It  began with a misty rain and developed into a veritable blizzard. The  loss of stock will be great, as they  have become greatly weakened by  exposure to the storms of the past  two weeks and lack of sufficient  food. The snow is drifting badly,;  and railroad traffic is being delayed.  In the vicinity of Denver and on  the plains the storm is described as  the worst for years.  Cuban'Constitutional Convention.  Havana, April 10.���The commission appointed by the. Cuban constitutional convention to go to  Washington, and lay before president McKinley the desires of the  convention' regarding the future  relations between Cuba and the  United States, will leave Saturday.  General Wood will present the commission to the president. He will  leave here Friday and go to Wash-!  ington by way of Tampa.  Lawyer Patrick Held for Murder.  New" York, April 10.���Justice  Jerome's decision in the Rice murder case which was delivered today  was as follows: The people of the  state of New York, plaintiff, versus  Albert T. Patrick, defendant: <An  examination of the evidence satisfies me that the witness Jones is  adequately corroborated, within the'  meaning of section 39Q of the code  of criminal procedure, by evidence  tending to connect defendant with  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  the commission of the crime charged.  The defendant must, therefore, be  held, upon the charge of murder in  the fi rs t. degree, to await the action  of the grand jury. .  Miners,: Win .the Point.  Brazil, Indiana.: April 10.  -The;  joint conference of the.miners' delegates of the block coal operators  last night resulted in a complete  ��� victory for the miners, the operators conceding the miners the right  to; buy powder in the open market.  According to tlie agreement last  year's wage schedule will be in effect until Oetober 1st, when the  men will receive an increase of 15  cents, a day.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  to  to  to  to  to  to  ��� ���������  Furnished house toletoncornerof  Mill and Hall streets; seven rooms. Possession  can be secured on or about May 15th. Apply on  the premises.  Wanted���A female cook.   Apply  Slocan Hospital, Now Denver.  Western Canadian  Employment  Offlco wants 10 "experienced miners, $3 50 por  day; 30 railroad laborers, $2.25 per day; 20 Italian  laborers, 82 per day. Cheap fare; ship tomorrow: near city. Telephone 270. P. O. Box 711.  Victoria street, noxt door to'Public Library.  For Sale or Rent.���Piano at the  Old Curiosity. Shop.  Two large, well-furnished rooms  to let. 1 and 5 Macdonald block, corner Josephine and Vernon.  To   let���Furnished   front rooms  over Vanstone's drug store; $2.50 per week. Also  six-room houso to let.  A large, pleasant, furnished room  with all modern improvements, northeast corner Lake and Cedar btreets, Nelson.  . We   have buyers   for-gold and  copper mines, The Prospectors'Exchange, room  4, ,IyW-C Block.   Telephone 101.   Nelson, B. C.  Japan  Tea of all "kinds, to suit  your taste. Sun Cured, Spider Leg, "Pan Fired  in bulk or packages.   Kootenay Coffee Co.  -For fresh candies, fruits, nuts, &c,  cigars and tobaccos of the best brands, call at the  Bon Ton Confectionery, Baker street, Miss A.  L." Klinkwitz.  That fine blend-of Ceylon Tea we  are selling at thirty cents per pound is giving  the best of satisfaction to our many customers.  Kootenay Coffee Co.  If you have a mine or prospect for  sale, send samples of ore and report to The Pros-  poctors' Exchange, room 4, K-W-C Block. Telephone 101.   Nelson, B. C.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in great variety, choicest quality.  We make a specialty of blending teas-and sell  them in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootenay  Coffee Co  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooast.  Flooring  looal and coast.  ^^NeweMPosts^  Stair Rail  Mouldings i  Shingles   <  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds,  IV WHAT TOD WANT IS NOT IK BT00X  WEWIIX MAKE IT FOB TOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  BALL AND LAKE BTKKKTB, NKLSON  Hotel For Rent  First-class hotel property, in  Nelson, for rent. Business gives  big returns. For. particulars  address P. O. Box 719, Nelson.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPRING  TERM  BECINS APRIL  1st.  Bookkeeping, shorthand and typewriting  thoroughly taught. Do not miss this opportunity  or acquiring a business education. Note address.  to  to  to  to  to  Can  be given, taken and used without  spoiling it.  before; and  many use it,  advice we  can  the Kootenays.is to send  orders, and be  sure and  Spring   lines   when -they  Just as good after using as  it makes no difference how  it is good always. The best  give our customers in  us their mail  see our new  visit   Nelson.  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best-  workmert.  Hi************ at  JACOB  DOVER,  NBLSON,  The  Jeweler  b. a  %  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention; Our prices  are always right.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  jt*  ^^^S*_^*^*l^'0^'^'t^t0^.^.i0f*^.t____^'^*0^'t^.*^*0/- ��� -V ���^���^S> 1^& iSS *!^& l^S T.^^ *J!&^5^ *-2& !^& *-^ ^3fc *J^ ^2&*.^B> *.2& ^L^w  '^���^K"1**, ��� '������^f* *^?�� ^f�� *8f'< ���^?��'S?��'*'^?��'^f'Sr*^?*^^'^'^'^ ? ' f*'^' ^ ' 00'00' ^'00 ��� ^t' ^' ^' 00*00* 00*^*00*^^1* ^~^t'  ���>��  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  NELSON,  B. C.I  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- products, and next.season we shall be in a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates.  -We shall also Keep on hand  Tiles and Cement.  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.  Successor* to  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Hkad Ofpiob at  NELSON, B.  0.  BOARD   OF   HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of  , Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  AH passengers arriving at the City of Nelson  from all points east of the Kootenay River will  be required to. furnish the inspector or -officer in  charge of the carrying out ot 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 she has not been in any place  or building infecUd with smallpox;: ':���   :   ; --��� ;  (b) That he orthe has not lived in any place  or building which lies dangerously near any infected building or. district.    -    - v '.* '._,_.  (c) That he or she has been7successfully" vaccinated since January, 1901.   ....... :-.y.'7- -.,  2. If the inspector believes, that any person is  in'ectedj or that his.or her clothing or other,  effects contain infection the inspector shallde-  tain such person and his or her clothing aud effects  as aforesaid, un til the period of incubation is over;  and such person and his or her clothing and other  effects shall be at,once disinfectod..; *..'.  3. If he only suspects thatany person on board,  or the effects of any such person'- have been cx-  Eosedto infection, he .shall notify the medical  ealtli officer of the locality to which; the person'  is going to meet the train or boat, and to keep tbe  person thereafter under observation.y t ; : iVt .*'���*  ��� 4. In the event of anyvpassengerbringiiig^any.  baggage (hand or otherwise) or whether the same,  shall ba forwarded by express; the folio wibg^  certificate may also be required from the health-t  officer of the town or city aforesaid: ;;-���:= ;.i;    .1  -   (a) That the said baggage (here; give a full:  description of said baggage so thatT there can be  no question as to identification) has not been in.  any place or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That, the said baggage has not been stored  or used in any place or building: which lies dangerously near to any infected, building, or district. ..* X'7'X-J5-.:'Z'-':. ��� xXxXX:. 7XxX7X-x}..x.   . -    '  5. All railway and steamboat companies must  strictly adhere to the following regulations:  (a) All mail and baggago from poin:s above  mentioned destined for the City of -Nelson, on or  before .leaving the last point of call'on Kootenay  , River must furnish the. inspector, or officer in  charge of the carrying out of these regulations,  with a certificate from the health officer of such  Eoints where fumigation takes place that same  as been done.  (b)AH cars or steamboats on which have  been discovered infected persons, baggage or  mail, will not be permitted to again convey passengers, baggage, etc., into the City of Nelson  until  disinfected  and fumigated  to  the satisfaction of the medical health officer of this city,  (c) No Indians shall be allowed to land in tlie  City of Nelson under any conditions.  This proclamation goes into effect immediately.  FRANKt FLKTCHEK,  Mayor of the City of Nelson.  D. LABAU,  Medical Health Officer.  Nelson, B. 0.. March 2nd, 1901.  PROS-  TRADES   UNIONS.  TVTKLSON SOCIALISTIC EDUCATION^I*'  ���*" CLUB meets every Sunday at 3 o'clock p.m.-  in the Miners' Union Ilall. A cordial invitation'  is extended to every one to come and take part)  in discussions.   John Koberts, secretary.  -T.AUNDttY-WOttKKRS' UNION OF NKLSON'  /������-��� No. 8594, A F. of LI-Meets in Minors' Union  Hall, C. P. K. Hock, corner of Baker and Stan?  ley streets, on fourth Friday in every month at  7:30 p.m. sharp. -.- Visiting members of American  Federation cordially invited to attend. C. Fredrick, president; A.. W.-McFce, becretary.  ���JVTEL80N MINERS'-UNION NO. 96. W. ir.it  ���*���'.���'���'��� M.���Meete in t miners' nnion rooms, northwest corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting mem  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jamo  Wilkes, *. Secretary.': Union Scale ok Waoks  ,  fob Nelson'   District���Per  bhift,    machine'  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, $3.23; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other underground labor--  ers, $300.. "t' -  -  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���Tho regu- >  .*��� lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor'  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,  corner Bakor and Stanley streets, on the first ana  third.Thursday of each month, at 8 p. m.   C. J.  Clayton, President; A. T. Curie, Secretary.  rpHJE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  ,'f_\ :are held on  Wednesday evening of eacb t  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union rooms  cornerrof; Baker t and   Stanley streets.   Charles -  Clayton, President.;:: John MeLeod, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, Ho. 196. of \  the International Journeymen Barbers Un;-, ���  ion of America; meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, at ?.30~  sharp.t1; "Visiting- brothers cordially invited iu ',-  attend.   R." McMahon, president; J, H. Mathn ,'  son. secretary-treasurer; J, C. Gardner, rec ording  secretary.-Ti: 'X.y/ft-.y-.X ,,  TABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pto .  ���**���*������-�� teotive Union; No. 8121, A. F. of L.. meets in  Miners' Union, hall;tC.tP. R. block, corner of  Baker and Stanley streets, every Monday evening  at7:30p.m. sharp. Visiting members of tlioAmerl-"  can ��� Federation cordially invited to attend.  A; J. Curie," Presidont. John Roberts, recordingsecretary. ~  CLASSES   OF   INSTRUCTION   FOR  PECTORS AND OTHERS.  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Easlo, Ymir,   Sandon,  Silverton, Ner  ==P.enver,^Rey.el8toke,=E,erguson^Graiid=Forksl=6re��n'wood;=Gascade=Oityl=Mid=  way, and Vancouver.^  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  Alili KINDS OB"  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SMASON  &&��! ��    E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDHR8 BY MAIEi mBOnivui CARWFCf�� AVD PPinMPT ATTlWTIOW  fXZXZX2ZXZXZ2XZX2ZZZSZXJIZ2ZXZZZZ2ZZXXZZXXZXZXZUZZXZrSZXZZIXIXIZIXZZXZIUXZZXZXXIXXZXXIXXlXXXZZXIXZXUX:aXIZ:  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Blocks NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exohange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties -wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  I Parties having mining.'property for sale are requested to sond samples of their-ore to the  : Exchange for exhibition. We desire to hear from all prospectoxs who havo promising mineral  -j  claims in British Columbia. ������..'. ��� "   "  Prospeotors and mining men are requested to make the Kxchange their headquarters when,  in Nelson. , ,.  All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited, ���;  Address all cotiimunicatlons to ''"   7 ' '   ���    ' '  Telephone  104 ,       ANDREW  F.   ROSENBERGER,  P. O. Box 700 -  Nelson, B. C.  ixzzxxriixzixzxzxxxzixxzzzriizrzjxiizxzxTZXszxixiiTTzxxziirntrTXrtixTOjTTazzizzxrxiriztiixrxxixxrzizxzzxrxrriy:  W, P. TIERNEY  Telephone 2G5.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  i  Office: Two Doors West C. P. R. Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  Wo have several good furnished houses to let  for the summer months.  CORNER WARD AND BAKER STREETS  H. &   M.  BIRD  BROKEN I1IIJ/ BLOCK.  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager!  All  Kinds of  Teaming  Work.  and Transfer  Agents for Hard and Soft, Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Uriok, Lime & Manufacturing Company. Ueneral commercial agents  and brokers. , ,,  jMlcoal and  wood strictly cash on dolivery.  NOTICE Is hereby given that classes of instruction for prospectors, miners and others interested in mining are being held in Rossland, IS.  C, under the control of the Itossland School of  Alines, assifted by a grant from the Provincial  Government. ������',.������'      ������������.���'  The Instructors are J. M. McGregor. B. A. Sc,  P. h. S., and II, E. T. Haultain, Br A. Sc.  ^The'coiirHe-e^tendHOver'the-iiiotiths-of-ilanu--  ary. February, Mai-ch and April, and consists of  a scries of lectures and classes on live evenings of  each week.  The course covers:���  Ciikmistkv.���A short course of lecturos preparatory to the course in mineralogy and blow-  piping. ' "  '       '-      ' ,  Mi.vehat.oov and Bi.owni'iNO.���Lectures on  tho elements of mineralogy illustrated by hand  specimens and a course of blowplping.  Gkoi.oo v.���Lectures on elements of geology as  illustrated from the geology of llritish Columbia,  and the mode of occurrence of oro deposits, vein  formation, fissures, faults, etc., and Held  methods. * _,.  Phosi'Kotixo and Winning ok Ores.���Tho application of tho principles of mineralogy, geology,  aud mechanics to tho discovery and winning of  valuable minerals, and the method* and appliances in use to open up I ho deposits, and tho various methods of ore treatment.  Mkciianics.���Tho elementary principles of mechanics and their application to mining, dealing  with strength of iron, steel and timber, and machinery.  Dhawing.���The elements of drawing, such as  will onaulo tho student to make serviceable  sketches in tho Held, the free-hand sketching of  macbiuery, and tho principles of reading maps  anil plans and surveys.  There will bo a Nmall reforence library.  WCHAKI) McUKIDK,  Minister of Mines.  TELEPHONIC 147^  Office 184. BaRer St.  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notice is hereby given that, in pursuance of  the notification published by this Department,  and dated 22nd .tunc, 1899, under xeclion :S3 of the  "Ljind Act," agreoments for the sale of Lots in  the Town 6f New Denver, which were purchased  from the Governmental, public auction on 20ih  July, 18)2, and upon which the balance of purchase money and interest is not fully paid up by  the 80th of April next, will bo cancelled and all  moneys paid therein will be forfeited.  W.C. WKLL8,  Chief CotnmiFsion of Lands and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria. B.C., 21st March, 1901.  DISSOLUTION   OF  PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is horeby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Lewis Noll and  Wesloy K. Cox, carrying on business as hoiel-  keepers in tho premises known as the Porto Kico  hotel at Porto Hico Siding, B. C, under the firm  name of Noll & Cox, has this day been dissolved  by mutual consent. For tho future the Porto  Kico hotel will be conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will assume all liabilities of Iho late tlrin and to  whom all accounts owing said firm are herewith  payable. LOUIS NOLL,  WESLEY K. COX.  Witness: Uobt. Rknwick.  Nelaon, March 26th, 1901.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION���The  mooting of tho   Painters'  Union  regular  is held  the flrst and third Fridays in each month at Minors' Union hall; at 7:30 sharp. George Eacrl't,  President; Henry Bennett, Socrotary. ���  OOKS* AND WAITKRS' UNION -Regular  meetings" every. Tuesday evening at 8-30"  o clock, in Miners' Union Hall, corner of Biikor  and8tanley streets. Visting brethren cordially  invited. Chris. Ln ft,president; H. Smelscr, financial and recording secrotary.  PLASTERERS' UNION-The O. P. I. A. No.  172, meets overy Monday evening ln the  Klliot block, cornor Baker and Stanley street*, ad  8 o'clock. J. D. Mover, president; William  Vico, secretary, P. O. Box C1C.  &  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON LODGE. NO. S3. A. V. Be A. M  Meete seoond Wednesday ln each monbh  Sojourning brethron Invited.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER No. 123  G. R. C.���Mco's third Wedncda'V. Sojourning companions invited. Georgo Johnsto'ne.Z.; K.  W. Matthews, S. E.  NELSON AERIE. No. 22. F. O. E.���Moet second  and fourth Wednesday of each month, at  Fraternity Hall.    Goorge  Bartlett,  presidont  John V. Morrison, secrotary.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodge, No  25, Knights of Pythias, meets In I. O. O. F.  Hall, oorner  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clook.  oordlally Invited to attend. H  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S.  ker and Kootenay Btreets.  Visiting Knights  Vincent C. C.  M.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.-  Hold their regular meetings on the first and  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially invited to attend. G. A..  Brown, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Steel,  P. SC. '  R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD   WORK*?.*  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  Special attention given to jll kinds of repairing  aud custom work from o'.lside points. Heavy  Knits made to order on ah��( notice.  '      removedT~  The office of the Arlington Mine of  -Erie,   B. C, and Hastings (British  Columbia) Exploration Syndicate,  Limited,   are  now   in  room   9,  K.-W.-C. Block.  H. E. T. HAULTAIN. Manager.  NOTICE.  Courtsof Assize. Nisi Prius,OverandTerminer  nnd General Gaol Delivery will be holden iu tho  Courb House at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, at tho  places and on the dates following, namely:  City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of April, 1901.  City of New Westminster, en the 23rd day of  April, 1901.  City of Nelson, on the "th day of May. 1901.  City of Revelstoke, on the 7th day of Mar. 1901.  City of Vernon, on the 15th day of May, 1901.  Olty of Kamloops, on the 23rd day of May, 1901.  City of Vancouver, on tho 21stday of May, 1901.  City of Victoria, on the28th day of May, 19U1.  Town of Clinton, on the 28th day of May, 1P01  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE,  Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Ofllce,  *QUk2lM0b.lS(a.  - .A"  ''__  [-M  .   * Vrtij  - >.?4  . .*"-'.��  ,   - s.^.p  ., --   J.f  -   -  irr?.  ���i ��r$  .,, *��� Ja&  '' aM  - SM  A?$  7-^2f  **, - ������* r^  <- .^ZM  -'���%YMi  i "tatI  - ���* SjP ���va .�� mjt w^csM^^BBeSfetri  THE TRIBUTE:  NELSON, B C, WEDNESDAY APRIL 1?, 1901  ���If  s��:i  Mi  pi  tf:  it??-.  re.  l*fT .  I il'j 'I1  ������fill  . fi".'  14-  14  It*  6-' ���  te:'  IS1  It  3? -  2*r;^f *,  Ma.  w ��� ���  t��'-'  Xm: -.  h'  Oak Diners.in Leather at $25, $30, and $35 per set  Ladies' Oak and Mahogany Rockers in Leather at  $3.75, $4.50 and up.  Gents 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  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.  D. J.  VERNON AND WARD STREETS  NEVER..  VENTURE  NEVER  WIN..  Many shook their heads when we announced  our great retiring sale.    Today they all acknowledge  Jitsundouoted-success-and-admire^and--appreciate_  the values that we are giving them.  Our special for today will be Underwear. Fine  all wool Scotch, English and Shetland wool underwear���ranging in price from 65 cents up.  THEO.    MADSON  ' BAKER STREET, NELSON. BRITISH COLUMBIA.  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.^ - ===���*  Wo are British Columbia Agents for_  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.  STRAGHAN  PLUMBERS.  GOOD GOODS.  REASONABL PRICES  Will call at your residence or place  of lousiness with catalogues and  prices anytime if dropped apostcard.  OPPOSITE! POSTOFPIOH.  NELSON, B. O  THE BLOEMFONTEIN FRIEND  Beceived by a Local Man.  ��� It.   W.   Day  is  in   receipt of  u  Bloemfontein newspaper, the'Frieud,  which is a curiosity iu its way.    Ifc  is a four-pige, eight-column sheet,  about   twelve inches longer than  The Tribune, and is printed partly  in English and partly in Dutch, the  latter playing an important part in  the advertising columns by way of  'proclamatie, or proclamations.    Of  course the news is chiefly of a warlike character, but there is  little in  it that the readers of Thb Tribune  have not had filtered through telegraphic   dispatches    and   extracts  from   war    correspondents.      The  -advertisemeuts-are-more-like-the-  ordinary dodger seen in this country  than anything else, but they contain some interesting reading.    Au  hotel mau atKroonstad for instance  "Wants'to buy all sorts of liquors."  Here the hotel man generally wants  to sell all sorts of liquors.    Then  .there    is     an   - undertaker     who  guarantees "orders attended to with  thegreatestprompitude." One would  naturally think there would be no  delay in filling orders of this class.  His   brother   of   the   monumental  works will furnish "inscriptions in  any language or style," including  Irish.    He   aliso supplies porcelain  wreaths.   A. shoemaker particularizes his establishment as "next to  the poor school," which would lead  one to believe that they have as poor  schools in the Orange Free State as  in   any   state in the union,   The  Bloemfontein infant school advertises ''kinder-ga?ten for children*1'of*  four years ahcl'upwards"���ho limit  after- four;     Ivenuit-geving '(which  being interpreted, means notice)  is  liberally used  in  calling attention'  to all sorts and conditions of things  from horse stealing to  church  services or the sale of double barrelled  rifles.    A lady  undertaker  alludes  to her late lamented as her "hitherto,"  and notwithstanding  His.  departure for  regions  unknown,  announces her determination  to continue    the   undertaking    business  aud  give satisfaction  to  all   concerned��� inferential I y, including the  corpse.   That   the   editors of tlie  Friend are busy men may be judged  from an advertisement which read?:  "Wanted���Oflice boys for the editors of this newspaper. White boys  only need apply."    There  is  something - new   about   the 'advertisements but the news is stale. ,  EARL ROBERTS' DESPATCH  ALL BUT IGNORES THE SEBVICE  OF GENERAL BULLER.  While Nearly all the Division and Brigade Commanders Eeceive Complimentary Paragraphs.  de-  the  London, April J fi.���Another  spatch from lord Roberts, on  subject of the South African campaign, dated April 2nd, 1901, has  been published in tho Gazette. -It  largely concerns the transport service, and says the mule transport  consisted of what are called in South  Africa as buck wagons, carrying a  load of 300 pounds drawn by ten  mules, each with two native drivers.  After mentioning the serviceable  wagons made iri Cape Colony, and  the frequent retiring and other re--  pairs which .the English made  wagons required, lord Roberts said:  "Six buck wagons were imported  for trial from, the United States.  These proved to be superior to any  other pattern made at the Cape or  by any other British manufacturer.  The wheels were made of hickory  the bodies of black walnut,  and the "metal work of steel.  The superiority of these vehicles  was doubtless due to the fact that  mule wagons are largely used in  America for the cjirriage of goods  as well as for military transport.  .The manufacturers have therefore  learned by practical experience  what' is the best type ot wagon,  and what are the most suitable  materials.  The best mules, lord Roberts  thinks, are the Cape mules, and the  next Lest tlie Indian mules. The  mortality among the oxen was  ���greater-than among the mules.  Lord Robert.", in his dispatches,  goes over all" branches of the' service, and -iu viewing the hospital  department mentions the American  hospital ship Maine, fitted out and  manned by,the splendid generosity  of private individuals and a committee of American ladies.  Lord Roberts' heads eleven pages  of special "ment ion, by acknowledgments of service' of  sir Alfred Milner and general" Ivitch'eneiC   Paragraphs  complimenting   almost  almost all  the  division and brigade  commanders  follow, including gen-,  erals White, JMe'thiien,  Baden-Powell,  Kelly-Kenny,  French, Arthur,  Paget,   and   Pole-Carew.     General  Buller is mentioned  first after the  staff officers, but in   merely formal  terms without commendation.   Tlie  following Canadians are mentioned  for meritorious service: Colonels C.  W. Drury and W. D. Otter: lieutenant-colonels L. Buchan, T. B. Evans,  F.   L.   Lessard  and   S.   B.  Steele;  majors B. Belcher, A. M. Jarvis, G..  Ogilvie and Coudin; surgeon-major  A. M. Worfchington; captains G. W.  Cameron, E. L. Cartwright and  E.  F.  Mackie  of   Strathcona's Horse;  captain A. C. McDonald of the Second Canadian regiment and captain  H. A. Panet of the Royal Artillery,  lieuenants^l���Er~Christie~and~��rrE:~  Leckie of Strathcona's Horse; lieutenants Davidson, A. L. Howard," P.  Young  and William  Inglis of  the  Canadian Mounted Rifles, lieutenant Lew Irving of -the Royal Canadian  Artillery,   lieutenant   J.  II.  Ogilvie of the Royal Canadian regiment, and lieutenant R. Turner of  the Royal Canadian Dragoons; surgeon-lieutenant C. B. Keen of the  Strathcona Horse; regimental sergeants major Church pf the Canadian Mounted Rifles,, and J. Hynes  of Strathcona's squadron; sergeant-  major J. Richards  of Strathcona's  battery and 'sergeant-major W. H.  Grimlet of.the Royal Canadian Artillery; sergeants W. H. Nelles and  J.  M.  B. Skirving of Strathcona's  Horse, and sergeant R. H. Ryan of  the Canadian Mounted Rifles; corporals T. Gallagher, T. R. Miles and  F.  W.  Whitlow,  of  the  Canadian  Moitnted;Rifles; trooper Crawley ot  the Canadian Mounted Rifle?; trooper Waite of the Canadian Mounted  Infantry, and privates J, Kennedy,  M.  Crouke,   J.  Landeu .and  S.  11.  Thompson  of  the Royal Canadian  regiment;  Hammond T. Ker, Miles  and S. E  Morrison of the Canadian  Mounted Rifle?, and L. W. E. Malloy.  of the Royal Canadian Artillery. Detailing the  *>1.o]fs  handled he says  there weie 1,0:J1,000 rounds of artillery ammunition, 12,200,000 rounds  of  ammunition  for  rifles  and machine, guns,  and  2,000,000 pairs of  horseshoes.  TELEPHONE 27  HI    BITBES   &o   OO.  Siore, Cornor Baker and Josephine Stieob  PAINTS, OILS /\ND CLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS    rubber and cotton hose.  POULTRY NETTING  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  3sr:EnL,soisr  STORES   AT  S^ISODOIDsr  parts of the Kootenays and the  Boundary country. They have all  to pass a satisfactory examination  in the theory and practice of assaying. The practical tests are being  made in the warehouse of Teetzel  ��fc Co.           CITY LOCAL MEWS  There were no mining transactions recorded in the local office  yesterday���which is very unusual.  ������Joy, the baker, is opening a confectionery store in the offices on  Josephine street lately occupied by  Beer Brothers.  vlloberc MeLeod has sold / out his  interest in the Royal hotel to. his  partner, Sol Johns, by whom the  place will be conducted in future.  Failing health was the'cause of the  change.  P. McL Forin, who is acting as  county judge during the absence of  his brother, was to have held  chambers yesterday, but he did not  appear, being detained on professional business in Rossland.  vJ." G. Bunyan ���& Company is the  name of a new furniture and  .undertaking firm whicli will commence business iu Nelson on or  about May 1st. The firm has secured  the Applethwaite block on the  corner of Baker and Kootenay  streets, and' is composed of enter  prising business men.  PERSONAL.  ��� ���    ������  FRESH  VEGETABLES  are still in 4he 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  Among yesterday's   arrivals   at  the JIadlen House wero D. Arkush, Greenwood;  3. B. Narry. Mount Vornon; R. B. Dongai-i,  Forty-nine Cr.*>ek ; Mrs. Watson. Kobxon ; Robert  Madden, Sloein Cily.; H. Simpson,Calgary ; and  K. Guilliam, Vancouver.  N. L. McBain, Kaslo'; J. F.  Black  and wife, New Denver, and S. Seward, Slocan,  were among thoso registered at tlie Hume'ycster-  day.  Robert McLebd'and wife* leave for  California tomorrow, on a pleasure and' health-  seeking trip. They expect to be away for several  month1;.  J. Wilson, Creston,-was registered  at tho Queen's last night.  G. Brown, Sussex, and C. Thompson, Louisbnrg, Kentucky, are at lhe Tremont  House.  H. R. CAMERON  AGENT  ������. Baker Street  FISHING TACKLE  IS NOT A NEW VENTURE WITH US.  We know your wants and have what you need. Our. line is  too large to enumerate, but a call will convince you-that it is  the most complete in the city. . '_  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  ImDorturs and Dealers ln Shelf and'Heavy Hardware.-    .,  The only complete  Fire Insurance  policy writing office in the city.  MONEY TO LOAN  OV IMPROVED  PKOPKKTV AT 8%  Borrowers can rely on getting their  money when they want it.  TO KAILWAY CONTRACTORS.  Bids will be received by tho Arrowhead &  Ivootenny Railway Company for tho building of  a railway from Lardo to Trout lako. In tho  district of Webt Kootonay, II, C. This work will  include clearing of nght of way, grading, bridging, trucklaying and suvfaci-ig for a total distance  of about 35 miles.  Plans, specifications and fonnsof lendor will be  furnished on application, or may be examined in  tlio olllce of .1. G. Sullivan, division cngincor,.  Trail, IJ. C. Bids for this work to bo sunt to tho  office of W. F. Tye, chief engineer, Winnipeg,  Manitoba, a-d must roach there not later than  12 o'clock. Monday, April 211.h. Tho lowest  or any tendor not necessarily noceplcd.  ..       J. G. fcULUVAN,  AprillfLh, IflOl. .  "' Trail. B.C.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  ���      ��� NO.   219, BAKER   STREET.   NELSON.  TOO.  3VC^.3STir  SHOES    *  25- Per  Cent   Discount.  From this date I will give 25 per cent discount on all boots and.  shoes in stock.    My stock'is complete and very large, and iu'order  to reduce same I am.offering public this great chance to secure new.  and up-to-date goods at these extremely low prices.  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  E. FERGUSON & CO.  .... Wholesale ....  Liquors and Cigars  . NELSON, B. C.  Agents for_  Peter Dawson's Perfection Scotch  Read Bros, Dog's Head Ale and Stout  "Our Special" Canadian Rye  * , -       * ���*��,  A comp'ete stock of Foreign and Domestic Liquors  "l  .tl  Assayers' Examinations.  The examinations for assayers'  certificates1, which opened in Nelson  on Monday, are expected to con-  clndo on Friday or Saturday. /There  are lifU-en-candidates for certificates,   \\ ho    come   from    various  NELSON LICENCE DISTEICT,  Notice te horeby given that W. 0. Telford has  mado application undor tho provisions of the  "Liquor Licence Act,.l!)flfl," for an hotelliccn'ce at  Granite Siding tlv. miles west of NelRon.  A meeting of the Hoard of Licence Commissioners of the Nel.son Licenco Dis'rict will be held  to consider such application at the Court Houho  at IlieCity.of.Nelfon on Tues lay, the thirtieth .  dayof April, 1901. at tlie hour of ten o'clock in the  forenoon. ���   ,  W. II. BULLOCK-WEBSTER,     .  Chief Licence Inspector.  Chiuf Const ablo's* Oflice, Nelson. B.C.,  April loth, 1S01.  AINSWORTH   LICENCE  DISTBICT.  Nolloo is hereby given that James McDonald  h.is made appl cation under tho provisions of the  "Liquor Licence Act, l!X10,"for an hotel licence  for tlio Hotel llulph at Laido. .  A niectliiK of tno Hoard, of Licence Commissioners of the Ainsworth Licence District will bo  held to consider such application an the Court  House at the City of Kaslo-on Wednesday".- the  flrnt day of SNy, 1801, at the hr.ur of.eiglib b clack  in the afternoon.  W. H. BULLOCFCAVEHSTKR,  Chief Licence Inspeotor.  Chief Constable's Olllce, N0I6011, B. C.'  "   ~ ApitjUGMi, 1901.  Fishing Tackle  We carry in stock Hardy Bros, .  steel-center and greenheart.'.fly  ��� rods, reels, flies, casts, tra��lfe,  and bails. Our line is very  la'ge and complete. Mail orders receive prompt attention.     '  TISDALL'S  GUN STORE  VANCOUVER.  SEEDS  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND GARDEN SEEDS.  Houston Block*.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.

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