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 -i' >>***igrs  "=*���*, e*%-*4  FRS  h  it-"  Mineral Production ofBritish Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  Mineral Production of footer-jay lrj 1900  $10,562,032  . %.$*  NINTH YEAR.  NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY MORNING,  APRIL 16, 1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  POWERS INSIST ON PAYMENT  WILL    NOT    REDUCE    DEMANDS  UPON CHINA.  French Version of the Puzzle Has it  that Russia and Japan Have  an Understanding.  Paris, April 15.���The correspondent here of the Associated  Press is informed from a trustworthy source that the outlook for  an early settlement of the Chinese  indemnity question is less promising than a week ago. The negotiations between the powers bring out  conflicting ideas and interests, and  are likely to be very protracted.  The proposition of the United  States to limit the total indemnity  to $200,000,000 is the only one under discussion, and is not regarded  with favor by more than one government. The others consider the  suiu too small, aud are disinclined  to reduce their claims to the figures  the United States desires.  A Washington dispatch published  in London affirming that the United  States proposes that the^ indemnity  be divided between the powers in  proportion to the number of troops  which participated in the relief of  legations at Pekin is regarded as incorrect. No such proposal has  reached the French government,  which considers that the entire expense incurred as a result of the  whole operations carried out must  be taken as the basis for indemnity.  " It is believed that the claims of  individuals will be first presented  and paid. This matter will be expedited as much as possible in order  to allow an early resumption of_  commerce and work on other  foreign enterprises. Nothing'is  shown here of, the-reported inten-t  "tion" of the emperor to" return' to"  Pekin without the dowager em-  press, and no faith is placed here in  the reported hostility between  Russia aud Japan. French information indicates that concilia;  tory" negotiations are . proceeding  between these two countries, with  the prospect of a thorough understanding regarding the position of  both towards Manchuria and Korea.  Movement.of U. S. Troops.  San Francisco, 'April 15.���The  transport Thouias, which arrived  last night, brought back' from tho  Philippines the firstand^ third battalions of the 35th volunteer regiment, consisting of 29 officers and  533 men, all of the 28th volunteer  regiment, comprising 43 officers and  1035 men. The remainder of the  35th regiment is on the transport  Rosecrans, due here in a few days.  The Lawton left Nagasaki ahead  -of-the Thdmasrand-is-expected~to"  reach San Francisco today. Nothing was seen of the transport Garonne by the Thomas.altnough the  Garonne left. Nagasaki five days  ahead of her with the 20th regiment bri board.'-, The '������ transport  Logan .will sail for Manila today  with two companies of the 1st infantry, the third battalion of the  9th cavalry, the second squadron  of the 10th cavalry, and a battalion  of-the llth .infantry.  An Art Gallery for Prague.  ��� Vienna, - April 15. ��� Emperor  Francis Joseph has fulfilled the loug  cherished desire of tlie population  of Bohemia by ordering the establishment at Prague of, a modern national art gallery, towards the  founding of which he himself has  donated 2,000,000'crowns. In a letter announcing the fact, his majesty expresses the hope that he��  may succeed in; establishing peace  in the land through the conciliating powers of. art;*- He has also  created eight new-peers, all men of  letters, representatives of the  learned and artistic professions.  The list includes in addition to An-  tonin Dovrak, the Bohemian composer, Yarostav Vrehliczky, the  Czech poet, and professor Gampers,  of the university of Vienna, the  translator of the works-of John  Stuart Mills.  Venezuela Wants a Loan. -  New York, April 15.���In the  course of a special article on the  eituatiou in Venezuela, a correspondent of the Tribune says : The  Venezuelan government is trying  to negotiate a loan of $30,000,000 in  Jfew York, and the matter is now  being considered by one of the well-  known life insurance companies.  Notwithstanding the -government  Venezuela ha9 had much of the  time for the last fifteen years, the  nation's receipts always exceed its  expenditure, and the government  can pay the interest on all its debts  if it so desires with perfect ease.  Ayall, the leader of the campaign  against the New York and Bermuda Asphalt Company, has' been  nominated vice-president of the  republic.  OFFICIAL   CIRCUMLOCUTION  -And the Government Creameries.  A local wholesaljBfirm wrote to the  minister of i&^M&%Zf3miV;.ra,  could not have an opportunity of  handling a share of the product of  the government creameries of the  Northwest territories. Several  weeks having elapsed without any  acknowledgment of the communication, the firm again wrote the  department, and received the somewhat unsatisfactory reply that  their first letter had not reached its  destination. Another .copy of the  original document was then for-  waided and only yesterday was  this acknowledged, through the  commissioner of agriculture and  dairying. This official conveyed  the intelligence that there was no  butter available, in September last,  according to the* superintendent of  the dairy at Calgary, and that  "when we have butter to offer, we  are glad to sell it to whatever firm  will give the best price." The firm  in question are anxious to make a  bid on 'the product of the creameries,  but have not been afforded, an  opportunity of so doing. They contend that at the time they were-  apprised that there was no .-butter,-  available, the article was beiugi  supplied   freely   by anotjier-^firm,'  j and they reasonably think:, tbat^  they should be in a positioiT.tb- -geitf  the butter, providedtheir  price; is'  ' as good or better,thanVthatflaid by_  KITCHENER   IS   SATISFIED  WITH THE PROGRESS   HIS   MEN  ARE NOW MAKING.  His Army Now Includes 250,000 Efficient Troops, of Whom 60.000  are Well Mounted.  The Chinese and'Public Health; *  A Chinaman was'brought up "at  the police court yesterday morning  and charged with keeping unsani-  taiy premises, thereby endangering  public health. This particular  Chinaman herds with a number of  his fellows in a building at the rear  of Riblet's iron works, and uses the  lot as a dumping ground for all  sorts of refuse matter. There is no  drainage, so that a stagnant pool of  serai-liquid matter has accumulated.  The case has been frequently reported upon, but not until yesterday were steps taken to have the  nuisance abated. Eight days were  allowed the offenders to clear  the place and connect with the  sewer. A closer inspection of  Chinese premises would be in the  public interest.  London, Apiil 10.���The British  newspapers and magazines commenting on the alternating periods  of.,hope and apprehension which  characteriz6 the later, stages of the  South African campaign, compare  these^with the later stages of the  American war of independence, as  though to emphasize these fluctuations. While the letters of responsible correspondents in Pretoria  depict the situation in a rather despairing mood, the Pretoria representative of the Daily Mail sends  today a dispatch of the most hopeful character. "The next six  weeks," he says, will see a resumption of active campaigning. Lord  Kitchener will renew his sweeping  movements. He has an army of  250,000 efficient troops, including  60,000 mounted men, with a good  supply of .horses, '40,000 - having  been Secured in Cape Colony alone.  The army is in good spirits, and  lord Kitchener is satisfied'.with the  progress of ovents, slow though it  seems."-      Water Rates to Laundries.  By a recent change in theuwater  rates a, uniform-scale  of JfclO-.per  month /is" charged, to\��dl laundries  opem$ug in the city, including the  Chinese '"jyash-houses. " The proprietor-' of "'tlie LNelson   laundry, x on  "Watpr^street,\appeared before the  council a - couple" of- weeks"'ago and  .protested agairist'tbis.'chargein his  M2ase 'as , exorbitant*.- He   made '-a'  'strong ".case, and while-adhering to  tjhe"-rate as struck the' fire,-water  ^^a^o^JM^cgg^gjaded  that Nipon "U&TtS'iuited .a- rebste-for  tat Nipon "W6"i_  the past three ihonths.  -Mining-Recordsr-  The following are the mining  transactions recorded yesterday:  Transfer from Mike Egan to John  Simpson of a half interest in the  Brown, Killarneyi Howard; and  Alverstone, and a like ; interest in  the same : properties... to .'Daniel  Palmer. The claims are situate on  Forty-nine creek. J. Laing Stocks  transfers to J. Duhamel the Dundee  m iueral clai in, ad j pining the Paradise, and John' Siitipson to Daniel  Palmer a half * interest in the Pilgrim, Plejsze and Quo Vadis, on  Forty-nine creek.  The Drill Shed Still on Paper.  Lieutenant Phillips, of the Rocky  Mountain Rangers,; yesterday received a letter fronvW. A. Galliher,  M. P., setting forth that nothing  definite has been done,at Ottawa as  to the drill shed 'which is to be  built at Nelson... . -The plans and  drawings are all ready, but Mr.  Galliher cannot get any positive  information as to when building  operations will begin. The militia  department contemplates some important changes which causes them  to defer action for the present. ..'..'  Placer Digging oh Forty-nine Creek.  A party of eight Chinamen yesterday started up Forty-nine creek  well supplied for a season's work.  They are the first batch of almond-  eyed gold seekers to strike the creek  this year. There is more or less  placer work done on the creek  every "year by Chinese, but what  they make out of it is of course a  secret which they jealously guard.  Last season a few of them are said  to have done well ou Hall creek  with the pan.  Banquet to Captain Troup.  ���  Captain Troup, who for some'  years has been, superintendent of  the steamship service of the C. P. R.  at Nelson, will be banqueted by his  friends tonight and made the recipient of some tangible proof of the  esteem in which he is held by the  merchants of this city. The captain was recently transferred to the  coast and is merely paying Nelson  a flying visit to settle his private  affairs here. His friends are availing themselves of this opportunity  to g'ive him a hearty send-off.  Passed Accounts and Adjourned.  Alderman Hamilton presided  over a meeting of the city council  last night, aldermen Patterson,  Madden," Irving and -Gillet being  also in attendance. . The report of.  tfitTfinance committee was read and  adopted. It recommended payments amounting to $2703 and a  pay roll of $1010. This was the  only business transacted and the  meeting adjourned till tomorrow  evening at 8 o'clock.  Busy Times at Silverton.  J. R. Roberts was in from Silver-  ton yesterday, and reports a busy  time in the neat little town by the  lake. The Emily Edith, Hewett,  and Vancouver mines are all working, with every prospect of the  Bosun starting up in the near  future. Some work is xalso being  done on the Lone Star and Echo.  The Bosun, at New Denver, has reT  sumed operations, and is shipping  ore steadily.  The Street SprinUer at Work.'  The street sprinkler made its  first appearance for the season yesterday. Since the warm weather  set in the merchants along Baker  street have had ample grounds for  complaint, the clouds of dust doing  much damage to stock. They have  been using hose to relieve the situation, but this, it is hoped, will no  longer.be necessary.  Understands Hill Competition. .  Lardeau Eagle.  John Houston has simply found  out that it is not "competitive"  railways we want, but railways  built, owned . and operated by the  people.   John Houston is right.  An Engine Jumped the Track.  C. P. R. engine No. 048 jumped  the track yesterday a few yards  from the point where the shunting  engine came to grief a few* days  ago. This is evidently a bad spot  on the road, as it has been the scene  of several similar accidents of late.  Iu the present instance the road  was cleared in a couple of hours  aud the engine again placed on the  rails.    Granite From Roberts' Quarry.  A splendid block of granite from  Roberts' quarry, a couple of miles  east of Nelaon,was yesterday added  to the collection of local building  material in the office of architect  Macdonald. The granite is easily  worked and as it carries a big percentage of iron it .makes a'beautiful  building stone. This is the material chiefly used in the C. P. R.  bridge at Robson.   U  PLOTTING COST HIS  LIFE  Sensation From Corea.  Tacoma, April 15.���A sensational  political crisis exists'in Seoul, capital of Corea. The news is brought  tonight by the steamship Duke of  Fife that the gpverriment has beheaded Kim Yang Chun for planning  to make the son of :the emperor's  favorite mistress, lady Om, "heir .to  the throne,^ displaciug the prince  imperial, sou of the murdered queen.  The decapitated official was the  leader of the Kim faction, which  had been engaged for months in  deadly rivalry with the Min faction,  led by Min Kong Sik,, for the domination of Corean politics.  The Min faction learned of the  plot against,the prince imperial and  a street fight-between the two factions resulted. After Kim Yang  Chun /was beheaded that' clique  gathered in such^orce that Min  Kong Sik and'his chief supporters  were imprisoned! Min being ordered  banished for fifteen, years.  Ku Won Chai, minister of war,  and, another official - adherant of  Kim" Yang Chun, designed" and pre-  ci pltated . a - cabinet ., cri sis. Li Chi  Ydng,' minister of the household,  and,, governor - Yim Tak Yong of  Kyo'nkide'were arrested for complicity; in jthe "same'* plot. It���'.was  :.plaa^d^j^VJLtftke.4a<iy;0?i and fier  son away fronP'Seoul' ancTttwait a  favorable opportunity to place the  latter.on the throne. Late- tidings  received at Yokohama from Seoul  state that the crisis continues. - -     -  ��� London's Defence Measures/ ���'  If -the Dutch ever sail up the  Thames again, or a Norman force,  land, London will, not'be unpre-  , pared. In the archives of Pall  Mall repose musty schemes for the  . defense of the metropolis which it  is thought would be undisturbed  until . the war department commenced to move into its new palace,  says the London Express.' But theve  are busy" men about and as a  result new schemes will be forthcoming for the defense of London.  Something like 00 batteries of artillery will be allotted -for the defense, including guns of heavy caliber, 4.7 and. 0 inches, whicli will be  mounted'in.commanding���positions,-  coverinj* a wide sweeping arc. The  mobile force for defence will include nearly 100 15-pourider field  guns, and an army corps .of three  divisions, of regular-infantry .and  100,000 volunteers.   \-:  Slocan Lake-Shipments.  Slocan, April 15.���Three properties figure in the shipping list this  weekj one of which is a new exporter. It is the Phoenix, which  sent forward twenty tons on Wednesday to Northport." Twenty  tons were shipped by the Black  Prince, which closes its list for a  time, haviug a total of 100  tons for the year. From the  Arlington 40 tons were sent out and  it has a carload of sacked ore at the  wharf. Shipments will practically  cease now from the small properties till the'roads and trails get into  shape again. . '"7'~yA  A Vainglorious  Picture 'Removed.  Berlin, April 15.���Influenced by'  the protests - of the Evangelical  church council and" the Catholic  bishops, emperor William has with-,  drawn from the great hall of the  blind asylum at Wusterhausen the  mosaic portraits representing the  empress as St. Elizabeth and himself as the saint's husband.  A Necessary Precaution  A couple of members of the city  fire brigade, with Babcock chemicals, were last night on duty at the  opera house, ready for action should  fire break out while the house was  filled. Fortunately their active  services were not called into requisition, but their presence had the  effect of making the audience feel  a certain sense of safety.  CHINESE MINISTER KICKING  COUNTRY'S    TRADE    SUFfBRING  FROM DELAYS.  China's Expenses in Connection With  the Recent Uprising Are Placed  at Over $60,000,000.  .Washington, April 15.���The Chinese minister has returned from Atlantic City and was at the state department today in conference with  secretary Hay   ou   the   status of  negotiations at Pekin.   The' minister is sdmewhat concerned over the  delay in bringing about a final adjustment and also on the current  reports   that the   indemnity   will  reach a very large figure which he  bears will be beyond the ability of  China to meet.   When seen at the.  legation during the day,  minister  Wu said in response to inquiries on'  these subjects: "We'have been accustomed to hear  that  China was^  very slow, but -in this case many  weeks   and months are going by  without any delay attributable to  China so far as I have-heard, and  yet without definite prospects of  bringing tlie negotiations'.toaclose.  This unsettled condition is very injurious to China, but the commerce  of   all the commercial nations of  Europe, as well as American is injuriously affected by the present  uncertainty   of conditions in   the  East.    What we need in the commercial world is stability and some  definite understanding of what the  conditions   are  to be.   As to. the  question of indemnities, I receive  very little direct information.    But  ;i have'regretted to.see from  some  of the published  report's "/'that the  total of indemnities; is "reaching a  very, large sum. ��� China's own losses-,  will reach $60,000,000* iri" aggregate  therefore China Will be shouldering  aifeurdbn ;i^i^M|safe;^��'parti0ns,v.  and "this wiirc^'e'afi^iP-'ffiV'^nc^;!  try has passed through a most" try-*  ing experience."  Pekin, April 15.���Memorial services will be held by^order of the  court' iri honor of 'the. member**-! of  the Tsung Li Yamen-who.were exe-'  'cuted last summer,'because!of their,  pro-foreign"sentiments; Hsu Ching.  Chien, Li Shan and Hsu-Yung Yi..  The   staff pf   the   United- States  legation     has    been    invited' -to  attend.     Hsu   Ching   Chien,   \yho_  1 was a man of considerable wealth,  held at various times the post of  Chinese minister to Russia, that of  director of the Russo-Chinese bank,'  and that of-president of the Chinese  railway.  Shanghai, April 16. ��� Advices  from Sian Fu tothelocal'mandarins  assert that the court is preparing  to go to Hsian Yang, in the province of   Hu  Pei.     The permanent  -officials���of���the���six���boards���are  described as having quietly left  Pekin for San Fu in anticipation of  ; the selection of a new capital.  Taffy for General Chaffee.  ��� PEKiN.April 15.���Li Hung Chang  has applied to general Chaffee to  leave behind when he departs captain Tilson and a sufficient number  of men to police the Chinese city,  as the Chinese fear the district will  * not be well looked after when controlled by other foreigner's. An  expedition consisting of 5000 Ger-  '������ man and 3000 French troop's will  leave Pao Ting Fu tomorrow to  drive from the province several  thousand Chinese who refuse to  obey the order of Li Hung Chang  to keep to the boundaries already  arranged. __  Russia Fears an Uprising.  London, April 15.���"Until after  the Russian Easter,"'says the Odessa  correspondent of the Daily Express,  "the towns of Odessa, Kieff, Khar-  koff, Elizabethgrai, Eksterinoslav,  and Nikolaioff will be held virtually  in a state of siege. All the public  buildings are occupied by the  troops; The. streets are patrolled  by Cossacks, and assemblages are  forbidden. These conditions result  from a fear bf the renewal of the  student riots.  Sharper Defrauds Banks.  Toronto, April 15.���The police  here would like to get their 'hands  on George Winston, tvh'ri' said he  came from St. John, New Brunswick- Winston made small deposits  in the Bank of Commerce and the  Imperial Bank. Then he'drew out  checks on botli for a portion of his  deposit, and in each case went to  the bank and had them endorsed as  good.' A $10 check on the Imperial  Bank he then raised to S24o5and a  $20 check on the Bank of Commerce  .was'raised to $2900. Both checks  were presented at the bank and  cashed after which Winston disappeared. The bank officials can  only give a faulty, description of  his appearance. Winston attempted  to work the same game on the Bank  of Nova .Scotia, but a demand for  identification was made and he  never came back.  THE WAR AGAINST RELIGION  TEXT   OF   THE   POPE'S ADDRESS  TO HIS CLERGY.  IN THE REALM OF LABOR  There Are Strikes Galore.  Newbubg, New York, April 15.���  Owing to differences between the  hat makers in the hat factory of  Ferry, Webber & Co. and the firm,  the factory at Newburg has closed  , temporarily, and nearly 500 persons  are idle.  'Newark, April 15. ��� Over 500  employees of the watch case factories of the Crescent Watch Case  Company and the Courvoise Wilcox  Manufacturing Company went on  strike today. The'men'are members  of the National Engravers and International Watchmakers' Union,  and were informed this morning  that their unions would be no longer  recognized. They immediately left  their work.  " St. Paul, April 15.���About 200  members of the St. Pauls'- union of  the brotherhood of painter.", "paper-  haugers and decorators struck work  today, owing to a failure to reach an  agreement with the master painters on"a new "scale.' It is believed  that the trouble will be adjusted in  a few days.'       , _\  -. Minneapolis, April 15.���A lockout of the union carpenters by the  members of the master builders' association   became 'effective   today  and 300 men are idle." Work on ,all  large contracts is alb'*a-"standstill,  but outside, work and. house.'-construction  repairs are -not ;yet  af-;  jfected.," ���      - '   '   -        -  .v - -  '-New YoRK,.April,15.-^-For the  ' firsts time," since othey. ;sy ere., organ-*]  Hsfea ' the ,princip^^trades-i'n^fie'  'city decjded.'to go into .politics and*  start an independent labor party.  This   decision" was   reached   at;   a  'meeting of delegates from twenty-'  '��� one   union's .represented    in,   the  board", of "walking delegates. held,  this afternoon.    Philip Wiensemer  of-the   Amalgamated   Society   of  Plumbers and' Gasfitters  presided.  The   meeting   was   called   on   account     of    the    recent   decisions  of   the .court   . of  ' appeals     de-  claringthe prevailing rate of wages'  law and the state stone dressing law  unconstitutional.      The laws,   the  most radical of their kind that have  been passed in the interest of labor,  cost     the   ' labor     unions     many  thousands of dollars in carrying on  the agitation in their favor and the  annulment   is   admitted   to   be   a  severe blow  to labor.    Those  who  conducted  the  agitation  now say  that-the-city officials���who���were  supposed to be most freindly to  labor, did not stand by the labor  unions as they were expected to and  that their professions of friendship  were not carried out in practice.  Rough on Royal Smugglers.  Rome, April 15.���A .despatch re-,  ceived here, from Aden, says .that  that the Italian consul-general at  Zanzibar has arrived at Aden from  the Somali coast, where he went on  a special mission to break' .up the  trade in contraband. He caused  the palace of the sultan of Mijer-  tan, Ttrtliau Somali, and who was  largely concerned in contraband  transactions, to be bombarded. The  sultan's son was taken and also  large quantities of arms and ara-  mimition. The sultan fled to the  interior with a small following.  Italy Changes Ministers.  ' Washington, April 15. ��� The  state department has beeu advised  through the American ambassador  at Rome aud the Italian foreign  oflice that baron Fava will be succeeded as ambassador from Italy to  this country by the marquis Obi/.zo  Malispina Di Carbonara, at present  minister for Italy at the Argentine  republic. The marquis has had a  wide diplomatic experience, and  served in Washington as one of the  attaches . pf the Italian legation  about ten year ago.  Attempt to Burn a Convent.  Madrid, April 15.���Dispatches  from Lisbon state that au attempt  was made to destroy by fire the  Jesuit convent at Aviro, Portugal,  but the .flames were extinguished  by the police. The incendiaries  have not been discovered..  Divorce Measure of an Italian Socialist Comes in for Special Dentin-     '  elation as an Insult.  Rome, April 15.���The pope in his,.  allocution says: "Sad and danger- "  ous events have come to pass and  are 'becoming   more   serious,   aud7  spreading from one part of Europe,' t  to another.   Several states widely-^ ���  separated, but united by an identical desire, have entered' into"open''  ,war against religion.   Their cam-'  3  ~l *__  ��� V  AX  -7&  .i* - i.SftI  '.��� :i$i  -^ its.!  '-paign has been directed against the v> ��?&��  religious congregations, in order to >v-,'^^|l  destroy them   gradually." "Neither "1-^"%^'  common   law nor equity, nor the ���^x'f.s  deserts of congregations have'pre-\-~7'��yM  vailed to prevent their destruction, ^'pl^^  iThe desire has also been manifested^  to prevent the youth from .being.,  ��� educated by the congregations of ;  whom   many   pupils   had' becomev  illustrious." *  -        j  y. /,,  The pontiff then spoke of the^p��: _  .sition of. the pope, which *he_ said,\  '.was most shameful- and disagree-/  'able.   Alluding'to the divorce' bill ������  .drawn up by.a socialist deputy1 of,  [the Italian chamber; the pope said :.",  "To the ancient insults- levelled at.'  the church, it is desired to' add ah-.;  other, by profaning the sanctity of.  Christian marriage, and destroying  the   basis   of    domestic * society."\.  The pope deplored  the_' seriousness'^ t  of the present time, and ,j forsaw..; a:^,|||  still graver outlook-in'tjbe' futur.  ,He urged society to , have'- reconrsey^M  ' to the light of God, 'and'-conclude'd.'%:  by announcing the"-appointment of^ifi*^  Ithe new cardinals as already, cabled js,^%,3|s*j|  I of .whomJMgr. Delia Vqlce and Mgr.', "^Ij  San- MipiStellia   are   .reserved:-in,   '  igetta^,  Duke.  New-  York,  Gets^an  itfriir's- r j'KVgSM  't-   u,  Editor.  April ���lo/;���; Re v.,  Robert' Ritchie of Sfc James church*  Philadelphia, has beenr. secured by *  the duke,of Newcastle as editor of  the Church Review, the American''  edition of. the English Church; Re-'  view.    The duke of Newcastle s��id,  here last night that his idea was, to  have   the   two   editions exchango  news.      The- duke   reiterated- last  night that his   idea has been to  bring    into   agreement   the   high  churchmen  of   the  two countries.  He   expressed   himself   as   being  pleased with the result of his trip.  Actors and Sunday Observance., - ,  ���New. York,' April   14.���Dewoif  Hopper, Dean Daly and William'A.  Brady, who  were arrested  in  the  academy of music last night .on  a  charge of violating the Sunday law;'  -were arraigned-today-in���court���be--  fore magistrate Zeter.   The raagis-.  trate reserved Ins decision.  The annual benefit of the actor's   fund  of  America took place last: night in  academy.    -Mr.   Brady   who   is- a  theatrical manager took part in the  benefit, and Hopper and Daly took  part in a burlesque of Uncle Tom's  Cabin.  The Yznaca Millions.  New York, April 15.���The will  of the late Fernando" Yznaga was  admitted to" probate today. Mr,  Yznaga left all his estate, both real  and personal, valued at- about  $3,000,000, to his sister Consuelo,  the dowager duchess of Manchester,  making no provision for his other  two sisters, lady Notica Lister Kaye  and Miss Emily Yznaga, or his  mother, Mrs. Ellen M. Yzuaga. It  has been stated that the dowager  duchess of Manchester will divide  the fortune left.her.with her mother  and sisters.  Report General French Captured.   .  London, April 15.���It is said that  a private telegram has been received to the effect that general  Frenclj, with 500 British troops,  has been captured by the Boers  while the force was enveloped in a,  mist on the hills. No confirmation  of the report can be obtained. .The  war office here knows nothing  about the rumored capture of general French, and entirely discredits  the report. -' \  '' i  The Report Was Incorrect.  Amsterdam,, April 15.���The: re--  port cabled to the United States  that an attempt had been made to. >  assassinate. Mr.  Kruger   is purely,  imaginary.  m  ---f,asefc  %\  -Sil  _ *a��l  '4L THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C., TUESDAY, .APRIL 16, 1901-  S i  ���{���  l 5*i  I r. l ���  ������* \,  i**,  1 *S"., ���  I?'  it;-  1*5.*  W':'  -IfV ^.  IB-*     ,  K3. '���'  "5�� ���'  <-  F7T  ....7  FISHING  IN  ENDLESS  TACKLE  VARIETY  Fly Rods for boys and girls from $1.00 upwards. Fly rods  which will delight the heart of the genuine fisherman from  $4.00 to $12.50.  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.  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  Baker   Street,  Nelson.  _msm  It is rather unfortunate for the  mining  and  smelting  industry  of  Kootenay that J. Roderick Robertson should seek at the present time  to create a division in the ranks of  ,the delegation now at Ottawa for  the   purpose  of   urging  upon  the  federal government  the necessity,  of bonusing the output of a silver-  lead refinery./ For many months it  has been apparent that the lead  smelting industry of Kootenay has  been at ��� the mercy of the United  States  lead  trust,   which  through  its domination of Kootenay smelters controlled the silver-lead mines  of the district as well.   Mining and  smelting are inseparably associated,  and after carefully considering the  condition which  confronted them  -the   people   of   Kootenay  decided  that the best  way out of present  difficulties   would    be   to   secure  a    bonus     upon     the      product  of     refined     lead      sufficient     to  enable the . Canadian,   smelters ' to  operate independent of the foreign  trusts This,' it was explained, would  assist the silver-lead mine-owners,  as well as the smelters and refineries, since it would ensure them a  competitive market for their ores,  instead of a market in which the  TJnifcecTStates lead trust would.fix  their prices, which was inevitable  in view of the probable forced suspension of the Canadian smelters.  This apparently was   satisfactory  to everyone save J.Roderick Robertson, who was   given  no place on  the delegation.    lie contends that  everyone else is wrong and that he  is right.  The government assistance  in   his   opinion should  go to the  jnines, in which he is interested, in-  steacfof to sinelters and~~refiueries  in whicli he has no interest,  and he forthwith constituted himself a sort of minority delegation aud posted off to Ottawa  to mold the genuine delegates  aud the members of the government to his way of thinking. The  unfortunate thing is that there  should be any division upon a  matter fraught with such great  importance to the people of Kootenay. There is always more or less  difficulty in securing such concessions  as Kootenay now requires from the  federal government, and these  difficulties will,now* be increased  by J. Roderick's presence in Ottawa.  This will not be occasioned by any  arguments he can advance in support of his contention, but simply  .''beca'use his presence introduces dis-  njC^rd into the delegation, and  furnishes the ministers with an  excuse for delay���something which  ' maybe well nigh fatal to Kootenay  lead smelting interests. Taken all  in all it is to be regretted that the  refinery delegation could not get  away to Ottawa without Kootenay's  Jonah. y^  ' Prominent mining engineers are  a great deal like prominent mine-  owners;we know of���they secure  their prominence through absurd  talk in newspaper interviews. A  '���prominent" mining engineer has  been unearthed who declares that  ���''Joe" Martin's bill legalizing cham  perty will do the province much-  harm with English investors. This  is a new source of danger. If the  men who presume to speak for  them are to be believed the English  investors whom British Columbia  requires so' badly are opposed to  paying fair wages to the men employed in their mines, opposed to  any legislation limiting the number  of. hours which shall constitute a  day's work, opposed to the payment  of any taxes to the government,  and opposed to-the legalizing of a  practice which has been followed in  British Columbia since the inception of mining. Evidently British  Columbia cannot hope to secure  English investors until it will consent to permit them to make the  terms under which they will carry  ���on mining, and incidentally- give  them power to frame the laws under which the people of the province in which their mines are situated shall live. ���      ���  The organ's of the East Kootenay  coal, railway and smelter. combine  are now- directing their' abuse "at  ministers Blair and Tarte; because  they refuse to grant.the Crow's.  Nest Southern ' railway charter  without any restrictions' whatever.  They assert that the combine has  never given any evidence of a disposition to treat Canadian concerns  unfairly; but they altogether  ignore the fact that so far the combine has refused to give any satisfactory guarantee- that they will  treat Canadian concerns fairly after  their charter is granted.  Vancouver must be full of dead-  beats. It must. be so or the grocers of that city could never show  a black list of 800 persons. These  800 names do not represent all of  those whom the grocers find~diffi~  culty in collecting accounts from.  It is made up solely of those who  could pay, but who won't. The  figures are interesting. The 800  dead beats represent as ' many  household. This is possibly the  heaviest percentage of dishonest  people in Canada.  Victoria has a wash-house bylaw, under which it is hoped the  Chinese wash-houses will be forced  outside the corporation' limits. This  bylaw makes it illegal to sprinkle  clothes by spraying water from the  mouth. It also provides that wash-  houses shall have cement on brick  floors, must be 25 feet from the  street line, and must be ten feet  away from any other building. By  the same method Nelson might rid  itself of many Chinese wash-house  nuisances.  That the officers of the Rossland  Miners' Union are responsible for  all the friction in that camp is not  the opinion of Hon. C. H. Mackintosh. In the course of a recent  interview he gives -some of the  camp's domineering mine managers  a shaking up, and adds that from  their talk a practical observer  would suspect that a strike would  suit their payrolls.  Manager Cronin of the St.  Eugene mine says his company's  shutdown has been caused by the"  price of lead.   For the first three  months of the year the St. Eugene  declared a dividend of ��105,000, or  at the rate of 12 per cent upon the  par value of the company's stock.  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  ���^^.���x^.���*B\-5-^-'^ ��� "Sy '!?!*>��� S8*- ,Bav "n-^*v��>^' ^.'JSj  tt  ^' 000 ' ^SC- ff0 ' ��0* 00 ' ^' 00 ' ^* 00 ��� 00  00' &>' 00- 0&- 00  MONTREAL, 15.���Thomas Hope  Bond, Montreal, has been appointed  metropolitan bishop of the Anglican  church of Canada.  ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland, 15.���  News has at last been received from  the sealing steamer Virginia Lake,  which sailed over five weeks ago  and should have arrived here. She  has beeu delayed by fog. There  are 80,000 seals oh board.  SFDNEY, 15.���D. J. MacKenzie,  assistant superintendent of the  Dominion Iron & Steel Company,  was instantly killed Saturday  morning by falling olf an ore pier.  He was a native of Pictou  county.  ST. JOHN, N. B., 15.���John Jones  had his neck broken, dying almost  instantly, by being thrown out of a  buggy Saturday night, his horse  having stumbled on the market  square. - .  HALIFAX, 15.���Anna Barring-  ton, a passenger on a steamer from  Pictou to Charlottetown, attempted  suicide by taking strychnine on  Saturday. She is now iu a precarious condition in Charlottetown  hospital.  TORONTO, 15. ��� The Ontario  legislature was prorogued by sir  Oliver Mowat, lieutenant governor,  this afternoon.  OTTAWA, 15.���The Dominion  govranment will aid captain Bernier in his north pole expedition  by supplying him with ship and  funds. Bernier intends to sail from  a British Columbia port.  MONTREAL, 15.���Colonel Steele  today denied the story that lord  Strathcona had given him $25,000  for his services in South Africa with  the Strathcona Horse.  to  to  to  to  to  to  ring  opening of  PETS  to  to  to  to  to  Wardner in Boundary.  Rossland, April 15.���James  Wardner, the famous mining  plunger, is in this section again.  Today he inspected the' Granby  smelter at Grand Forks, with a view  to learning - the best method of  treating low grade, ores. ^ He has a  similar proposition to the Knob  Hill and Old Ironsides on Prince of  Wales island. -He took a bond on  the Rendell addiiton to Columbia  towusite, consisting' bf 320 acres  fronting'the Kettle river.  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  Coffee Roasters  Dealers ln Tea and Coffee    '  444444444444fftffrt������f&  We are offering at lowest prices the best  grades of Ceylon, India, China and-Japan  Teas.  Our Besf, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  i     '  "pound". .' $ 10  Mocha nnd Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choico Blend Coffeo, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffee, G pound's  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED;  M0*ENAMWE&=(!0r  Telephone'177.  P. 0. Box 182."  WEST , BAKER STREET, NELSON.  I  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  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.  to  to  to  &00.  to  to  to  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  to  to  to  to  to  *4^w w   _* \-^   ^~  w  .���^ w   ���J ���*������,��� * ^* ���     ^ *    *K'  f ��� g^" 4^^ ^^^-" 4^&0 4^^r -^Sftr ^_\_t*0 ^_^0 41^** f^aw 4^^ Tf^" 4^^* 4^^* 4^-* *^__\r 4& j* -^K **^& **^_W *^^b "^^^ "^^ *<^B^ *-^^^ "^^^ ^^^ *^^^ *^^ *^^& a0^^ "^Bt "^^^ ^&k ��� T  Spring  Suitings  - All the fashionable creations  in Spring and Summer wear  -are included in-my last consignment df Scotch and Irish  Serges, .Tweeds and Worsteds, and Fancy. Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Stroet.  FUKD J. SQUIKK. Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAllOR.  TREMONT HOTRl. BLOCK.  Jlelson Saw and Planing W|ills  Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER, HhARRY  HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  All Communications to bo addressed to either of the above  CARDEIfSEEDS  We havo opened up tho largest fibipmeiiL of  bet -quality, fresh garden secdH cvor brought to  tho Kootenay country. Wo are Helling largo  niiantil.IcH already and you will noto our. way iu  different from that of oilier dealors In this district, in that        .. .  WE SELL BY WEIGHT  As well as hy package and though tho quality  iu tlio best (lie prico is tho sumo as. in Toronto.  Altiko out a list and send to ns und wo w|U guarantee satisfaction. .. ���  IN FLOWER SEEDS  Wo' also havo a large assortment���10 difforont  varieties and .colors of Sweet Peas' lo soloot  from and an endless variety of other kinds.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.C. Block. ������"   Corner Ward and Baker Sts.  MILLINERY   DISPLAY  ��� i \ ��� -i      '���   '-.i.-i    - -    ���_  The ladies of Nelson .can now  have the opportunity of seeing  the latest and; newest designs in  HATS AND SPRING GOODS  Ladies genuine Hair Switches at  the lowest rates.  La:  ,rge slock of high-class imported g  ialty  of the  square   shoulder���tn  specialty  o  fashion in coato,  oods.   A  o   latosti  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview"Addition.  Ofllco on Bakor Sticpt, west of Stanley Street  ;; . : \   NKLSON.  Drink  the Best  We are prepared to Furnish '    "  by Rail, Barge or Teams  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING    ���     *  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  . RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS.  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS   -  STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.]  ���Get Our Prices before  purchasing- elsewhere. ^^^^^^^^^^^^  OFFICE: CORNER  HALL'AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  WHOLESALE TRADE  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  mHORPK & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vornon  ���*���*��� and Cedar streets, Nolson,"nianufactnrors  of and wholosalo dealors in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agenta for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Tolephono 60. ���   ,  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TXT P. TEETZEL & CO.���Corner Baker and  " ���   Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale deal  .era ln   assayers  supplies.   Agents ior Denvo.  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  "        COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Bakor" street, Nolson  ��� wholesalo dealers in liquors, ~ cigars  cement, fire brick and fire olay, water pipe; and  Btool rails, and goneral commission morchaats.  ~    ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & .CONST RUCTION COMPANY-Wholesalodeal-  ers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc, Houston block, Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  gRACKMANOKER   MILLING, COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed' oars 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.  P.  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON.  A. B. GRAY; Kootenay Agent  BAICKR STREET, NELSON.  \\. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd.  R. REISTERER & CO.  '.   ' BRBWpKS AND BOTTLERS OW  fine Lager beer; ale  and porter  Prompt and regular  - delivnrv tin tiho tirade  Brewery at Nelson  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NELSON.  AMERICA^ AND EUROPEAN  ���"-^   '':-'PLAN3f-'  MEALS25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted b/^Electricity.:and Heated by Stearin 25 Cents tb $1  s  MRS.   EIVFIBLX)  Oi'KKA  IIOUSK lil.OCK.  Mrs. CARR  LATE OF VANCOUVER  *  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MacMillan,  Victoria Block. ,  Tbe patronage of Nelson ladies solicited.  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT  THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  Everybody    Welcome  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.CE.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Streets.   .   ,  P. O. Box m. TELEPHONH NO. 9ft  BAKER STREET. NELBON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air��  Large comfortable, bedrooms and - Arab-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Ityadden House  Baker and Word  Streets, Nelson  FRESH AND SALT HEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Bakor  street,   Nolson,  wholesale dealers in fresh and oared meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-^Corner'Front and  *a��� Hall streets, wholosale .grocers and  Jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  maoklnaws and -minora' sundries.  KOOTENAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY;   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelaon.. wholesale  grocers.  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel  w   son, wholesale grocers.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson,  ���   wholesale   dealors   ln   provisions,   ourod  meats, butter and eggs. ,-,..,  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H=BYKRSi& COi^CornerBakerandJoeephiue"  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale doalers in. hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.   .   , .*<.;.������������       ..  .:  HARDWARE    COMPANY'  . Nelson, wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and'  plumbers'supplies. ; .     ���-���,   .;  LIQUORS AND DRY GOOD'S.  BURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  x   and Josephine streets, Nelaon, wholesale  dealers in liquors, olgars and dry goods.   Agents  for Pabsti Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal '  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.   ���> ., .*  AND DOORS. ~~  AND  PLANING   MILLS. ���  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manafaotnrers of and wholesale doalers  tn sash tad doorsi all kinds of factory work nude  bo order. ���  WINES AND CIGARS..  CALIFORNIA    WINE   COMPANY,    LIMI  * V/   TED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nol  son, wholesale dealers ln wines (ease aad bnlk.  tnrt dnmoaHo anil ImDortod (ilararn.  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  SASH  JTBLSp_N_ SAW  IV|rs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  LATK OF TIIE ROTAIi HOTKL, CALGARY  ROOMS TO LET  Two   Large Rooms  joined by arch.    Very  Riiitnblo for ofllces.     Rent $20.   Houston Block.  Apply  D. J. DEVVAK, Madden Block.  The only hotol ln Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar is always stocked by the best dom s-  An and imported liquors and-olgars.          THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H, McMANUS, Manager  Bar stooked with bosb brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught). Lame oomfOJrfr-  able rooms. SlntHdua tebla bw 0i  \   NELSON LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby, given th<it E. M. Potf rs of.  : Ymir has made application Minder the provisions  , of the "Liquor Licence Act, 1SI0O," for.permission  'to transfer his hotel licence from tho Palnce  ,- hotel at Ymir to i lie St. Charles hotel at Ymir.  A meeting of tlio Hoard of Licenco Com mis--,  ��� sioners of iho" Nelson Licence District .will be  held to oon��ider.such application at -the 'Courc  House at the City of nelson on Tuesday, the  thirtieth day of April, 1001, at* the hour of ten  o'clock in .the forenoon. -."'    -  v W.H.BULLOCK-WEBSTER,  -   - ���-���������: Chief License Inspector,    >���  Chief Constable's Ofllce Nelson, B. C.  :   April loth, 1901. ..-.'..  I NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS ,  To T. A. Stjcvknson, or to any person or persona to whom lie may have transferred his  Interestin the Lila minoral claim, at Morn ���  ing Mountain.'Nelson Mining Division:  You are hereby notified that 1 have expended  tho sum of Ono Hundred and'Fifty-Seven Dollars  in  labor and  improvements   upon   the abovo  mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said  mineral claim  under  the   provisions: of   the  Mineral Act, and if wiihin ninety days from the  date of this notice you fail or refuse to'contribut ��� ��� ���  your proportion of. such expenditure, togelho.  with all costs of advertising, your interest in faid  claim will become the properly of the subscriber  under section four of an Act, entitled "An Act to  Amend the Mineral Act, 1900."  DANIEL  HERB.  Dated this 12th day of February, 1��0L THE  TRIBUNE;  NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 19.01.  BANK OP MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  BEST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDHD PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. Georgo A. Drurnmond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branohes In London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities ln Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exohange and Cable  ���Transfers. ���       ..���,.,*  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  availablo in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc.  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.  IMPEBIAL BAM  OF    C^JIsTj^JD^.  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO.  Hon. Qeo.  A. Cox,  President.  Capital  Rest  $2,500,000  $1,725,000  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. H. O.  New York   Offloe, 16   Exchange   Place.  and 61 Branches in Canada and the  United States.  Saving's Bank Branch  . OURKKNT RATK Of INTEREST PAID.  TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE.  MONDAY'S  QUOTATIONS.  Asked.  Bid.  STOCK.  B. O. Gold Fields 9 2} $    2  Black Tail  10 7  Brandon & Golden Crown  _5J  Canadian Goldllelds Syndicate.  ( arlboo  (McKinney)  .....  Cariboo Hydraulic   Centre  Star   Crow's No*st Pass Coal    California -...-:   Deer  Trail   Consolidated.   .Evening Star   Golden Star.   Fairview Corporation......   Giant  ..  Granby   Smelter.. ..  Uamiuond Keef   Iron Mask   Jim Maine   Knob Hill   Montreal Sf Loudon   Morning   Glory ,  Morrison .-......,  Mountain Lion   Noble Five   North Star .... .  Nolson-Slocan.   Old Ironsides   Olive \.....................  Payno ......    Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated ..  Ropublic   PI< can Sovereign   Virtue :   Victory-Triumph   War Eaglo Con-'olidatod   W.l' erloo "  2 J  White -.Bear  3J  Winnipog **.  8  SALES.  1000 While Bear   SIX) Golden Star   2.i00 G ldcn Star....'.:   20r0 Cnrlboo-McICinn y   1000 Republic   I'W Victory-Triumph ....:   1000 Goldon Star...-   7i  '1  3'J  35  1 55  1 40  1 OJ  75  83 01)  81 OJ  It  1  li  0  3  71  , 7  3i-  21  . 4k  3  55  47 ,  2*-  U  38  34  9  4  ; 55  45  5  "3  9  0  0  -3  40'  15  si;  0  80 '  (15  101  9  85  :   78  12  10"  39  32  - 27}  24  2 >$  2'J  ��J-  41  15  10  2}  1}  Z40  , 37  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:   .  Intorest allowed on deposits.    Present rato  thruo per cent.       ,  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  31  5  31  51  74  354  224  71  WHAT EUROPEAN CABLES SAY  LONDON, 15.���The usual scenes  atteudiug the reopening of the season wero witnessed around tlie  ���doors of the Lyceum theater today.  As early as 7 o'clock in the morning  men and women collected, armed  with camp stools,v novels, sandwiches, aud flasks. The crowds  rapidly increased until a special  police force was required to keep"  the first hightersin line.  / AUXEEtRE, France, 15/���General  Gras^ inventor of- the rifle which-  bears his name, died here today of  apoplexy.      ���"-''���-  ROME, 15.���The Italia says Leon  Cavallo has completed an opera or-,  dered  by emperor "William in Feb-,  ruay, 1S94, entitled "Roland of Ber-.  Jin."   It' is  taken from the history  of the margrave Frederick of'Bran-"  denburg.    Old-Prussian air's are interwoven inthe music of the opera,  Tlvhich will be played iri rehearsal  at Berlin.  LIVERPOOL, 15.���The imports  of wheat'into Liverpool last week  were 90,500 quarters from Atlantic  ports, 1000 from Pacific ports; and'  131,000 from other points. . Tbe. im-.  ports of corn from Atlantic ports  last week were 58,200 quarters.  LONDON, 15.���It is now certain  the marqiiis  of,  Hertfort and Miss.  Rosie Boote, the actress, were married in March, and  have been stay-  =i n g=q ii ie tly=a t^tlienHo��� tel'Mes tropeltr  for three weeks past.      , ���    '  ' .������'  German Officers Knighted.  London, April 15.���King Edward  today received geueral Von Moltkp,  nephew of the former field-marshal,  and lieutenant Usedom.at Marlboro'  House. The German officers were  accompanied by a sergeant wearing  the new German field service uniform, sent.by emperor William for  king Edward's inspection, .The  uniforms differ slightly from tlie  usual colonial * equipment. The  knapsack and obher paraphernalia  is so arranged that the weight falls  entirely upon, the wearer's back,  and the whole.:equipment can'f be  released whenever required, by unclasping" ij, -single buckle. King  Ejj&jyiii'.d.'expressed his wajf!m  approval :;6ftlfe uniform. He made  general. Von Moltke a knight commander of the Royal Victorian  Order,, and lieutenant Usedom.- a  commander eff the same order..  Mote Boer Captures.    .  London,-April 15.���The war  flee Has received  spatch frpiiivlord  Pretoria,' April,  of-  the following de-  Kitchener, dated  *15 : "Colonel sir  Heiiery R-i\y.liuspn'a column; rushed  the south laager, northwest of  Klerksdorpat daylight. Six Boers  were killed, two.wounded and 23  taken prisoners. -He-captured a 12-  poiindeiy one pom * pom, ^complete,  'and two ammunition wagons with  ammunition. Our casualties were  three wounded. Colonel "''Plummer'  captured a field cornet and several  men with ten wagons aud 18 rifles.  During colonel Pilcher's operations  -in Orange River Colony. several  "Boers were killed."  UNITED STATES NEWS NOTES  CHICAGO, 15.���A private telegram announces the death today at  St. Augustine, Florida, of general  A. C. McClurg, head of the publishing house of A. C. McClurg & Co.   '���  DETROIT, 15.���A special to the  Tribune from Mackinaw says: The  steamer Peniland'was the first boat  to pass the straits of Mackinaw for  the season of 1901. She was bound  down and passed into the north  channel at 11 a.m. for lake Huron.  It is believed she will get through  safely as the ice is soft.  WICHITA, 15. ���The' twentieth  century Scottish rite jubilee will  be inaugurated in this city this  evening. One hundred and fifty-  four candidates >will take the degrees, said to be the largest class in  the history of Scottish Rite  masonry.  NEW YORK, 15. ��� Surrogate  Fitzgerald decided today to adjourn  the William Marsh Rice will contests until Wednesday, in order to  await magistrate Jerome's ruling  on the charge of murder against  lawyer Patrick.  KANSAS "CITY, 15.���Mrs. Carrie  Nation was yesterday arrested,  charged with obstructing the street.  She was arraigned before police  magistrate McAuley this morning,  fined $500, and given until 0 o'clock  tliis evening to leave the city.. The  judge warned Mrs. Nation if. she  was found in the city after that  hour she would be arretted and  placed in jail/   '  HAVANA, 15.���At today's session of the Cuban constitutional  convention ..five delegates���Senors  -Diego Tamayp, "Capate;. Derriel,,  ���Pprtueiido, aud-Liorehte were .appointed a commission to go-to  Washington to lay before president  McKinley the desires of the convention regarding the future relations  between Cuba and the United  States.  FOINT PLEASANT, West Virginia, 15.���A southbound freight  train-on the Ohio .River railroad  ran through a temporary trestle  near here today. The engine and  five cars went' through and were  destroyed. Engineer John Pennock  .of Parkersburg was killed. Several  train men were slightly injured,-  among ' thera F. W.'Johnson, E. E.  Frost, and Burt Way of Parkers-  b'urg."   ';;     -  -  Harm Done by Eats. ,  CnicAGO, April 15.���The Tribune  says: Dr. Nangusha, who, as a bacteriologist of prominence in Japan,*  Jsiat^the^Auditorium=Annex7���He  has been making a study of the  plague rats' in Hong Kong. in.Bombay, in Japan^ and other of the Ori-  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Agents wanted���Ladies' and gentlemen to represent large Canadian nnd British  firm; limited number, to travel, deliver and col-  ��� loot; s.ilary. W) to ��9)0; witli expenses; local -representatives paid by day or cjinniission with  premium; potion permanent: mu't have beat  Of references. Wl'l be in the city for three days  only.* Call at ' Rcllly's boarding houso, 1 door  south of ppstoilloo.   O. Christie, general iigcut.  Wanted-r-A female cook.   Apply  Slocan Hospital, Now Denver.  Western Canadian Employment  Ofllco wants 10 experienced minors, $3 SO per  day; 30 railroad laborers. S2.25 por day; 20 Italian  laborer*, ��2 cor day. Cheap fare; ship tomorrow; near city. Tolephono 270. ..P. O, Box 711.  ���Victoria streot, next door to Publio Library.  For Sale or Rent.���Piano at tho  -Old Curiosity Shop.  Wanted���At once, one bodice and  two shirt hands.   Apply Mrs. Carr, Victoria blk.  Two large, well-Jfurnished rooms  to let. 1 and 5 Macdonald'blook, corner Josephine and Vernon.   ���  To   let^Fiimished   front rooms  over Vaiistono's drug store; $2.50 per week. Also  six-room house to let.  A large, pleasant, furnished room  with all .modern improvements; northeast cor-  . ner Lake and Codar streets, Nelson. r  We   have buyers   for gold and  copper mines, Tho Prospectors'Exchange, room  4, K-W-OBlock.   Telephone 101.   Nelson, B.C.  Japan Tea -of all kinds to suit  vour taste.' Sun Cured, Spider Leg, Pan Fired  in bulk or packages.   Kooteiiay Coffeo Co.  . . For fresh candies, fruits, nuts, &c,  cigars and tobaccos of tlie best brands, call at tho,  Bon Ton Confectionery, Baker street, Miss A.  L. Kljnkwitz. . ...  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, seii'l sampl-s of ore and report, to The Prospectors' Kxchange, room 4, K-W-C Block. Telephone 104.   Nelson, B. C.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in great variety, choicest quality.  Wc ihako a' specialty of blending teas, and sell  thorn in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootenay  Coffee Co ' '     ���  H. S. HOWLAND President.  D. R. WILKIE Oeneral Manager.  E. HAY Inspector.  SAVINC3   BANK  THK   CURHKNT   KATE   OF  DEPARTMENT.  I.STKBKST  ALLOWED.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  ���   J. M. LAY, Manager.  ental countries. He was convinced,  he said that rats were the greatest  propagators of contagious diseases.  Besides they "destroyed hundreds of  thousands of dollars worth of property each yeai". Japan, said Dr.  Nangusha, has made an official investigation of the harm done by  the rodents, and the result of the  investigation would be brought tothe attention of the civilized world  with an appeal for the extermination of the pest,���.--���  Danes Get Parliamentary Government.  Copenhagen, April 15.���Despite  tlie rumors of the resignation of  the Schested ministry, consequent  upon the signal defeat at the recent  elections, there will be- no change  for at least six months, and possibly  for a year, . when elections for the  landsthing will be held. This is at  the king's request. When a change  shall be made it is expected that a  ministry of the left,will be formed,  thus introducing parliamentarism  into Denmark for tlie first time.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  fit  Good Advice  ������������  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 mail  see our new  visit   Nelson.  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  )*��4*?4**&tc*eeett  JACOB DOVER,  NELSON,  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  Jfr  ;f^* ^* "* ^*k *^^ -������^K ' ^?* **?��� ^^. *<^^�� **^f. '<5k"�� *5k* ^K ' Sk�� ^**V^' ^ ^ ' ^'^ ' ^t ' 00 ' 00 ' 00 * 00 ' ^0' ^0 ��� 00'00'00'00'00'00'^S'^t'^'  More Active Operations.  Rossland, April 15.,���The location survey of the V., V. & E. has  reached Curlew, Washington, - a  point where the Kettle river swings  north-west to enter Canada again  at Midway. An advance party of  surveyors is now taking levels at'  Chewsaw, Washington. The line  will re-enter Canada for the third  ctime near Camp McKinney.   A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast. ��  Flooring  looal and ooast.  Newel Posts  .  Stair Rail,  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  ol all kinds.  nr WHAT TO0 want rs not in stock  WS Wtlit MARK IT FOR TOU  CALL AND GET. PRICES.  THE:  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  NELSON,  B. C.j  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 whieh you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all. times to supply you with our produets 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,  J. A. Sayward  ��� , HALL AND LAKE BTBEET8, NELBON  First-class hotel property, in  Nelson, for rent. Business gives  big returns. For particulars  address P. O. Box 719, Nelson.*  R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO (H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD  W0RKFf.<>  EXPERT IIORSESHOEINC.  Special attention given to .ill kinds of repairing  and custom work from o%*talde points. Heavy  Wilts made to order on shot! notice.  ~      REMOVED/  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.  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Frizes 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  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  ^nSoVr o. Dealers in Meats  J-tfai^ts^t^Nelsoi^^  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, CUscade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.        .  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay ButcherCa  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE! AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  ^b��s?REET E. C. TRAVES,.Manager  ORDWRfi RY MAIL HHlOBIVll] nARWITUt. Attn PROIWPT ATT BWION  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPRING  TERM  BECINS APRIL  1st.  Bookkeeping,- sho;-|,hi!,u4    and  thoroughly taught. Ho not m\A__ thin opuortunity  |0(acquli'lpga husineaseducation   **-*-    "  typewriting  opportunity  Note address.  ^ZZZXIXZIXZXXISIZXZSIZXZIXXZZZXXXXUCXXUJJIZtUXXJXIXIXXXXXtZIXIXZIillCIIXCZXZIIXUUUUXXXZIXZXXXIUXZZXX]  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block, NELSON,  B. C. j  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the PJxchang��* '  Free-Milling Oold Properties wanted at once for Haa.'wrn Invttstors.    ;*  Parties having mining proporty for salo are rcquoslcd to send samplou' of their ore to tho  .Kxchanoro for exhibition.   We desire to hear from all prospectors who have- promising mineral v  claims in British Columbia. * ... ;  Prospectors and mining men are requested lo mako tho Exchange their 1 tcadquarters whon  in Nelaon.  All samples should bo sent by.express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited.-  Address all communications to   .  Telephone  104 ANDREW  P. O. Box 700  F.  ROSENBEF?GERf  Nelson, B. C.  ^ixrxxtrxxmxzrxTH^Txzxj^/zxxxxmxrxrTOTxrTxxTinrcxiTTiTrTTrrrTtrxtfXxxxxrTrriT tixnsTiiixixr txtrrncixrri  W. P. TIERNEY  Tolephono 2G'.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office:  Two Doors West C. P. R, Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  We have several good fumirhed houses to lefc  for the Hummer months.  CORNER WARD AND BAKER STREETS  r  H.  &   M.   BIRD  BROKEN mVL BLOCK,  WEST TRANSFER GO.  "N. T. MACLEOD, Manager:.'  All  Kinds  of  Teaming  Work.  and  Transfer  Agent* for Hani and Soft Coal. Inpevial Oil  Company. Wjiwhlngtou UricJc, Jjlme & Manufacturing C'ompu.ny. lioneral commcrcvinl agenta  and brokers.  All coal und wood strictly caeh on delivery.  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 oast of tho Kootenay ��� Ilivor will  bo required to furnish the inspector or ofilcer in  charge of the carrying out ot those regulations  with a certificate from the health ofilcer of tho  city or town from which he or she has left, containing the following particulars:  1. (ai That lie or sho has not been lu any place  or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That he or the has not lived in any placo  or building which lies dangerously near any infected building or district.  '  (c) That he or sho 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  offecta contain infec'.ioi:-the inspector shall detain such person and his or her clot lung and eil'ects  asaforcsaid, uut.il Lhe period ot incubation is over,  and such person and his Or her clothing and other  effects shall be at once disinfected.  3. Jf he only suspects that any person on board,  or the effects of any such person have been'exposed to infection, he shall notify the medical  health officer of the locality to winch the person  is going to meet tho 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 Lhe same  shall bo forwarded; by, oxpress, tho followiug  certificate may also bo required from the health  officer ot the town or city aforesaid:  (a) That the'said, baggage (hero give a full  description of said baggage so that there can bo -  no question as tb 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.   ' TrT-TVT'T'  . ���-  5. AH railway and steamboat companies must  strictly adhere to the following regulations: .  (a) Allmailand'baggage'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  Koints where fumigation takes place that same  as been done.  (b) All cars or steamboats on which have  been discovered infected persons, baggage or  mail, will not be permitted to again convey passengers, baggage, etc., inlo 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  TRADES   UNIONS.  ���M-RLSON ' SOCIALISTIC EDUCATIONAL  ���L' CLUB meets every Sunday at 3 o'clock p.m.  in the Miners'Union HaU. A cordial invitaticn  is extended to every ono to come and take part  in discussions.   John Roberts, secretary.  LAUNDRY WORKEHS' UNION OF NKLSON  No. 8591, A F.'of L.���Meets in Minors' Union  Hall, C. P. R. t.iock,; corner of Baker and Stan*;  ley streets, oa fourth Friday in every month at  7:."ii) p.m. eharp. -Visiting members of American  Federation cordially invited to attend. C. Fredrick, president; A. \V. McFee, secretary.  NKLSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W.  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, i  City, of Nelson under any conditions  .mation goes into effect i  FRANK FLETCHER.  vol      .  This proclamation goes into effect immediately.   NK FLETCHER.  Mayor of the City of Nelson.  Mayor  D. LABAU,  Medical Health Officer.  Nelson, B. C, March 2nd, 1901.  CLASSES "OF  INSTRUCTION   FOR  PECTORS AND OTHERS.  PROS-  NOTICE is hereby given that classes of instruction for prospectors, miners and others interested ln mining arc being held in Rossland, U.  (J., under tho control of tho Rossland School of  Mines, assifLed by a grant from the Provincial  Government. __ __ _  .   ���Thc'InstniCtorS'areUrMT-McGrcgorrB.���A~ Sc^"  P. L. S., and H, E. T. Haultain, B. A. Sc.  The course extends over the months of January, February, March and April, and consists of  a series of leeiuresand classes on five'evenings of  each week.  The course covers:���  CiiKMiSTitv.���A whort conrso of lectures preparatory lo the course in mineralogy and blow-  pij'ing. *: T     ,  Mi.vbhai.oov and Bi.owi'ii'i.vo.���Lectures on  the elements of mineralogy illustrated by hand  specimens and a course nf blowpiping.  Gkoi.oov.���Lectures on cloment.s of geology as  illustrated from the geology of British Columbia,  and the mode of occurrence of ore deposit*, vein  formation, fissures, faults, eto., and field  methods. ' .    .  Piiosi'kctino and WiN.MNO ok OuKM.���Tho application of the principles of mineralogy, geology,  and mechanics io the discovery and winning of  valuable minerals, and the methods and appliances lit'UKo to open up the deposits, and the vnri-  oiis incthodH of ore Irual.motit.  Mkciianich.���The clomenLary principles of mechanics and their application to mining, dealing  with strength of irou, steel and timber, and machinery.  Dkawi.vo,���Tho elements of drawing, such n..  will enable tho student lo mako serviceable  skotchoH In tho Held, tho freo-hand sketching of  machiucry, and tho principles of reading maps  and plant) ami surveys.    .  There will bo a small reference library.  RICHARD McBIUDH,  Minister of Mines.  TELEPHONE 117,  Office 184 Balder -St.  NOTICE;  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notice is hereby given that, in pursuance of  tha notification published by this Department,  and dated 22nd June, 18!)!), under section :�� of the'  "Land Act," agreements for Ihe salo of Lots in  the Town of New Denver, which wero purchased  from the Government at public auction on 2(Jlh  July, 18!)2. and upon which lhe balance of purchase money and interest is not fully paid up by  the 30lh of April next, will bo 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 horeby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Lewis Noll and  "Wesley E. Cox, carrying on business as hotel-  keepers in tho premises known as tho Porto Rico  hotel at Porto Itico Siding, B. C under the firm  name of Noll & Cox, has this day been dissolved  Ijv mutual consent. For the future Ihe Porto  Uico hotel will be conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will assume all liabilities of the late firm and to  whom all accounts owing said firm are herewith  payable. LOUIS NOLL.   WKSLEV E. COX.  Wltnoss: Robt. Rknwick.  Nelaon, March 26th, 1901.  V. if  . north-*  west corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'olock. Visiting mem  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jame -  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scale ok Waqks  .for Nelson ,: District���-Per shift, machine  men, 93.50: hammcrsmen miners, 93.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, *3 00.  rpRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regu-  x   lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor ,  Council will be held In the miners' union ball, -  corner Baker and Bto nley streots, on tho flrst and  third Thursdav of each month, tt 8 p.m.   C. J.  Clayton,'President: A. T. Curie, Secretary.    ���_    .  THE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  .   are held on  Wednesday ovening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in tho Miners' Union rooms T  corner of Baker aud  Stanley streets.   Charles  Clayton, President.   John MeLeod, Secretar]. y  ���DARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 196. of  ���V, the International Journeymen Barbers Un    -  ion of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, at P.30   v  sharp.'Visiting   brothers cordially invited to .-  attend.   H.-McMahon, president; J. H. Mathe  son. secretary-treasurer; J.C. Garduor.rocording  - secretary.-*'^ t ���;.x:X7'X  LABORERS'UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  tective Union,,No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  Miners' Union hall, C. P. R. block, corner of -'  Kaker and Stanley streets, every Monday evening  at7:30p.m. sharp. Visitingpiembersof the American Federation cordially invited to attend. >  A. J. Curie, President. John Roberts, recording secre tary.,,. '  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The-regular  .  meeting of the   Painters' Union la held .  tho flrst and third Fridays in each month at Mln.  era':Union hall-at 7:30 sharp.   Georgo Kacnl t,  President; Henry Bennett, Socretary.  OOKS' AND WAIT KRS' UNION���Regular  meetings every TuoPday evening at 8:30  oclock, in Miners'Union Hall, corner of Baker  and Stanloy streets. Visting brethren cordially  invited. ��� Chris. Luft, president; H. Smelser, financial and recording secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION-The O. P. I. A. No.  172, meots every Monday evening in tho  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at  8 o'clock. J. D. Mover, nresldenti; William  Vice, secretary, P. O. Box 016.  A  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON LODGE. NO. 83. A. V. ft: A. M  Meete seoond Wednesday ln eaoh month  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER No. 123  - -^G^Rr-Gr���Meo's thlrd-Wednc-rHlav;-SoJGurii���  ing companions invited. George Johns tone,Z.; E.  >V. Matthews, S. E.  NELSON AERIE. No. 22. F. O. E.���Moet second  and fourth Wednesday of each month, at  Fraternity Hall.    Georgo Bartlett, president  John V. Morrison, secrolary.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodge, No  25, Knights of Pythias, meets In I. O. O. If,  Hall, oorner Baker and Kootenay streets,  ~      " ...... .._.-_.-    -vTisitlng Knlgt  VincentC. C.  Tuos'day ovening at 8 o'clook.  cordially Invited to attend.   "  A. T.Park, K. of R. & S.  H. M  f nwocwi over '  (siting Knights  KOOTKNA.Y TENT NO. 7. K. O. T. M.���  Hold-their regular meetings on the first and  third Thursdays of each inoiiLli. VtsiLTtig Sir  Knights are cordially invited toattood. 0. A.  Brown. R. K.J A. W. Purdy, Com.; It. J. Steel,  D. S (!.  EXAMINATION  FOR A8SAYKRS FOR  CKNSE TO PRACTICE IN BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  TN ACCORDANCE with section 12 of tho "Bur-  ���*��� can of Mines Act." examination* for efficiency In tho practice of aseay Ing will bo h'ld at  Nel.son. B. C, on the I5th day of April, 1901, and  following days.  Entrance fort he examination must bo mado lu  writing to the Secretary of tho Board of Examiners at least ten days beforo tbe dato Hot for beginning of examination, and must be accompanied by tho prescribed fee (510).  Any additional information desired may be obtained from IL Carmichaol, Secrolary, Board of  Examiners, Victoria.  RICHARD McBRIDE.       ;  Minister of Mines.  Department of Minos,  Victoria, B. C, I2I.li March. 1901.  NOTICE.  Courtsof Assize. Nisi Prius, Over and Terminer  and General Gaol Delivery will ue holden in the  Court House at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, at the  places and on the dates followiri-ar, namely:  City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of April, 1901.  City of New Westminster, on the 23rd day of  April, 1W1.  Ut.y of Nelson, on the 7th day* of May, 1901.  City of Kovolstoke, on the 7th day of Ma/, 190L  City of Vernon, on tho 15th day ot May. 1901.  City of Kamloops, on the 23rd day of May, 1901.  City of Vancouver, on tbe 2tstday of May, 1901*  City of Victoria, on the28th day of May, 1901.  Town of Clinton, on tho 28th day of May, l?0l  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE.  Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary*^ Offloe,  P0th Maroh, 1901.  VI  T4f  *���; yi  :jX  ���f.^i  ' ���Si  a ? I  -"; *&l  -"- 'MX  ������-'I  '   r   ,    <*  '    -A 451  -��� Hii  ' A..tX  ���91  *Mi ', . ��IMl!i��MWU>��un  ^S^oii^Si^D^&^^^^��!-hs  THE- TMBUKE: NELS0K,3-C, TUESDAY APML 16, 1901  I?  If'i '  3'  It'  IS*  1*1 ���  W  Ktf  83  ���  ���it    .  Si l  IP  fer  lit -  I r-  X'Ji *i  l%4 -������  IS     '  lir"  Remember Ferland's Sale  When you set- out on your shopping tour today, and your money-  will go much farther than in any other store in town. There are very  few articles in the Dry Goods, Clothing, Gents' Furnishing, or Boot  and Shoe lines that I am not offering at. Eastern Wholesale Cost to  clear. Attention is directed to to following special bargains in Silks,  Dress Skirts, White Muslin Wear and Shirt Waists:  Shirt Waists  Print Shirt Waists, the regular $1.00 line, $  Print Shirt Waists at..           ..  White Muslin Shirt Waists, the regular  .$1.25 line now offered for  Colored Merceri'/ed Shirt Waists, the regular $2.50 line offered at      ..     ..  Black Sateen Shirt Waists      .'..   50  00  1  50  White Muslia Wear  Corset Covers at 18c, 25c, 40c, and 50c,  White Skirts at 75c, $1.00. aiid $1.50.  White Drawers at 25e, 50c, 75c, $1, $1.50 and $2.  White -Night.-Gowns at 50c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50.  Dress Skirts  Regular $10 Black Creponne Skirts, to clear $7 00'  Regular $7.50 Black Creponne Skirts at    ..    5 00  Regular.$4.50 Blue aiid Black Serge Skirts,-''3-00  Regular $4.50 Black Lustre Skirts, to eleair   "2 50  Silks  China Silks at 25c per yard.  Black Tafetta Silk, the $1.00 line for 00c.  Black PeaudeSoie Silk, the $1.50 line for $1.00.  Black Satin, tlie $1.50 line, to clear at $1.00.  Large range of Fancy Colored Silks for Blouses at  all prices. , w .������'..-.-  REMEMBER THIS IS A GENUINE  CLOSING OUT SALE.  FERLAND  NEVER . .  VENTURE  NEVER  WIN. .  ' Many shook their heads when we announced  our great retiring sale. Today they all acknowledge  its undoubted 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.   < *  ROCK GREEK GOLD HUNTERS  tfHEO.  .BAKER STREET, NELSON. BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Assayers  We carry in stock a full line of-Assayers!. and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our good's cannot be excelled  and  our prices are   reasonable.^^^  ==.  We are British Columbia Agents for- '     rf ~  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY CO.'S GOODS  WM. AINSWORTH & SON'S BALANCES  SMITH & THOMPSON'S BALANCES  "'? BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  -VICTORIA_BLOCK_ NELSON,   B. C.  ROSSLAND   ENGINEERING  WORKS  CUNLIFFE  &  McMIL-JLAN  Founders and Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and Ceneral Mining Maohlnery.  List of second-hand machinery on band, which has been.thoroughly overhauled and ia as good.  1 25-H. P. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  1 G}"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.   ���  1 Sinking Pump, No. 5 Cameron, New York.  1 Sinkin* Pump, 10"x5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern.  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write us before you buy for complete list.   We  . may have just what you want.  Agents for Northey. Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box 198. THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  Staking Placer Ground.  Greenwood, April 15.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���During the  past  few days Rock creek and its tributary streams have once   more become the mecca for placer gold hunters in search of claims.   The excitement is principally due to operations of a local company that lias  acquired leases and is now working  below White's- bar on this creek.  Within   two   weeks the company  will commence "booming," and a  profitable clean-up is anticipated.  Tn consequence placer land along  adjacent ' creeks   is   being' staked  rapidly,     especially   along   Baker  creek, the-south fork of Rock creek  where' pay dirt 'is found.     Alex.  Broomfi'eld,   Bart 'Ingraham   and  others liave'acquired leases on the  former'creek,'and'A.  D. Sykes, J.  G. Billings/C.5 H'.  Fair  and Sproat  have recorded -on :'the south fork.  Since'^its'"discovery   in the early  sixties?; Rock creek placer diggings,  under most primitive methods, are  reported.' to have yielded over a  quarter of a million ih gold. Miners  are apparently well satisfied that if  bed-rock can be reached much more  will   be   discovered;     During   the  summer   extensive   operations   by  "booming"creeks will.beprosecuted.  On Baker'creek returning prospectors   say there is much rich dirt  that will yield handsomely.   Placer  mining is also in full swing below  the fa.lls on Boundary creek .where  sluicing   is   being carried on and  good results are looked for.  Considering Freight Sates.  Vancouver, .April -15.���[Special  to, The Tribune.]���Mrs. Huntley,  daughter of postmaster Miller, died  today.  RrMrPalmer,-fruit-inspectorrleftr  today to visit for the next three  months the.various farming sections  of the interior, to report on the  needs of the various districts as  well as ,to adjust freight rates and  generally to improve matters so  that farmers may market their  produce profitably on the Coast  and elsewhere.     .     ?  A WOMAN LOSES HER LIFE  But Saves Three Others.  Ellsworth, Maine, April 15.���  News is at hand of the thrilling  experiences of four women on the  freshet-swollen Union river, at  Mariaville, yesterday afternoon,  in which one of the number lost her  life, and the other three were at  one time threatened with a similar  plight. The women, Mrs. Eugene  Jellison, Miss Carrie Parson.", Miss  Carrie Jellison, and Mrs. Emma  Tiueworthy, attempted to cross the  river in a small boat, all bridges  being closed to trailie on account of  a flood. A short distance from the  shore the women, lost control of the  boat in the current, aud ifc was  carried rapidly towards the falls  below the bridge. The only chance  was for them to stop the boat as it  passed^beneath'the. bridge. Mr.".  Jellison attempted to do this. She  caught hold of oue of the supports  of the bridge and partly stopped  the headway of the boat, but the  current was. too great, and the craft  was carried-on. Mr. Jellison was  left hanging to the bridge. She  hung for a moment then . lost her  hold and sank.^Mrs, Jellison's efforts  had reduced the speed, of the boat  sufficiently for Mrs. Trueworthy to  get a firm hold of a projecting  piece of timber under the bridge,  and she succeeded in stopping ib  until a line was made fast. Mrs.  Jellison was- 30 years of age. A  husband and four small children  survive her. Her body had not  been recovered afc noon today.  Italian Paupers Not Wanted..  Montreal, April 15,���Italian consul Interuosciahaswrittentheltalian  government asking that the wholesale emigration of Italians to  Canada, be stopped. So' far this  3rear 2000 ^Italians arrived here.  Most of them had no money or  funds and "no position secured.  Mauy men have been taken as  laborers by -the railways while  others have been ��� supported by  funds until they secured work. A  large" number; however, depend on  the Italian consulate.  TELEPHONE 27'  H,    BTBBS  <fe  PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  POULTRY NETTING  Store, Corner Baker aud Josephine Stieet  RUBBER AND COTTON HOSE.  Sole   Agents   for - Giant   Powder   Company   and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  2sroEiXiS03sr  STORES   AT  S^.3ST3Z)G>3sr  CITY LOCAL NEWS  A female prisoner brought over  from Robson on Sunday was yesterday taken before mayor Fletcher  and sentenced to six months' imprisonment in default of paying  $50. There were two charges  against the woman for disorderly  conduct.  "Harry" Bentley is making the  delegate business pay. He is now  in Ottawa as a Fernie delegate on  the refinery bonus deal, and is commissioned to spend $500 for the  people of Fernie.  Assistant commissioner Doupe of  the C. P. R. land department and  the ' Trout Lake townsite owners  effected a deal on Wednesday,  whereby the railway company becomes owner of one third of the  unsold portions of the townsite. J.  Fred Hume is largely interested -in  the Trout Like townsite.    '   -  Diamonds Her Long Suit.  Phoenix, Arizona, April 10.���The  death of Mrs. R. Iohe reveals the fact  that she lived alone and unguarded  in her house with great wealth in  jewels and precious stones. The  husband of the woman is in jail  awaiting trial for insanity, and the  sheriff- has taken charge of the jewellery, the estimated value of which  is not less, tho-n .$.50,000. Mrs. Iohe'  has a sister in. Birmingham, England, the wife of a great coal operator.  Want to. Meet Canadians  ���Montreal,,''April 15.���A letter,  was received today from the' management of the' Oxford-Cambridge  track team, whicli is coming over to  compete.with Yale and,-Harvard in  September, -asking if- a meeting  could not also ba arranged wifch  representatives of McGill . aud  Toronto universities. The Canadian  universities could not hope to make  much of a 'showing against the  Englishmen, but are willing to do  what they am. The Englishmen  desire to know the date in order to  help in- training for the meetiug  with the American universities.  STRACHAN  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  PLUMBING  All.plumbing is not alike.   See our goods.  Same price .as other dealers and  20 per cent Better.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFIOBl. KBIiSON. B. O  Theft of Silver Bars.  Newark, April 15.���It has been  discovered that forty bars of silver  bullion, valued in all at $1200, have  been stolen from the steamer Litle  now lying at Balbacks dock. No  clue' to tlie thieves has yet been  obtained. The police believe the  .bars were stolen by river thieves  who .operated from a boat aud  secured the bars while the watchman on the dock was engaged iu  dragging boxes containing the  bullion into the yards.  7  7   '- Pony Dewet'Sentenced.  Barkley West, April 15.���Pony  Dewet, a member of the Cape  assembly, has been sentenced by the  treason court to imprisonment for  three years, with a fine of ��1000,  for seditious speeches.  Steel Workers on Strike.  Pittsburgh, April 15.���As a result of the dispute that for a week  has involved the employees of the  W. Dewes-Wood plant of the  American Sheet Steel Co. at  McKeesport and the company,  about half of the men are on strike  today, and the operation, of the  plant is badly crippled. The cause  of the trouble was the recent dis-  ~ch~aTge~of seven me"S7\vho7the���men"  say, were dismissed because they  were members of the newly organized lodge of the; amalgamated  union.  Bulgarians Want Intervention.  Sofia, Bulgaria, April 15.���At an  open mass meeting held here today,  at which 10,000 people were present, resolutions were passed protesting against the arrest of the  members of the Macedonian committee, and condemning the attitude of Russia, on the Macedonian  question. The meeting- expressed  itself in favor of asking for European intervention against the persecution of Bulgarians by Turkey.  The demonstration passed off quietly. Numerous similar meetings have  been held in the provinces.  General Jail Delivery.  Dover, Delaware, 15.���A general  jail delivery occurred at Georgetown early today from the Sussex  county prison. Nine of the prisoners, all of whom were waiting trial,  made their escape by sawing the  bars of their windows and making  ropes out of the bed clothing. A  convict serving a life sentence  refused to.-make the break for  liberty. The ihen left a note stating  that they were tired waiting for  court to meet.  The Trust Fixing the Price.  The local manager.of the smelting trust at Denver, Colorado, has  anuounced that the selling price for  lead has been . reduced from $4 to  $3.90, and miue operators look for  a still further reduction. The price  is fixed arbitrarily by the tru3t.  The $4 rate has been in effect for  for over a year.- The mine-ownei s  entered into an agreement with the  trust to accept the $4 rate regard;  less of the price of lead, which,'at  that time, was above $4. The agreement" expired' January 1st; aud.the  trust now claims that on-account  of' over-production it is unable'to  maintain the $4 rate. ���  PERSONAL: ' '     '"    -"���  II. N. Coursier,''representing the  British Columbia Trade ttudKet*. is* visiting Nelson in the ioteresis-of tlie publication.  C.  Harvey,  consulting   engineer  for (lie Hall Mines, arrived from' London jester-  day. He is registered at the Phair. Mr. Hnrve>-  is iti Nelson to inspect lhe properties of' the company. _ ���. .  II.   P.   Renwick,  Rossland, :and  Chester Gla^s of Spokane are among yesterday's  arrivals at the Phair.  C. D.  McRae, New Denver, and  James Bowes, Silver!.on, were in' town yes-  tsrday. -  H. P. Christie, Slocan, is" at the  Hume.  D. McPherson, New. Denver, J.  William*, foieman ut the Poorman mine, and  wife, and M. A. Gating, Slocan. were among  yesterday's arrivals at the Jladdeii.  Registered "at the Queen's yesterday wctpT A. McPhail, Casfclebar; J. Hardio,  Aiiibvorth; "Kl E. Robb, Toronto; James JVlc-  Phee, Pilot". Bay; B. M. Tftvlor. Calgary; R. B.  Heyland; Ymii; W. Si. Han is, S oca��:Cic..  J. M. Manamon,  Trail, registered  at the Tremont yesterday.  H. Simpson, Calgary, and P. J.  Nichol-i Republic, if cai the Madden hou-e  H. R. CAMERON  AGENT   .���  Baker Street  The only complete Fire Insurance  policy writing office in tho city.  MONEY TO LOAN  OV IMPROVED  PR0PKRTY AT 8%  Borrowers can rely on getting their  money when they want it.  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (Limited)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON BTREETS  The Nelson Quoit Club.  Yesterday's games iu the button  series resulted as follows: Wallace  31, Smyth 30; Nnnn 31, Weir 13;.  Bell 31, Thompson.10; MeMorris 31,  Stephens i; Watson 31, Irving 27;  Elliofc 31, Morrison defaulted. Hedley vs. Miller aud Christie vs Beaton will'play today or default their  games.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  White Pine Lumber Always in  StooK.  We carry a complote stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  A-1  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  ��� a -   ������  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 dally, consisting of  lettuce, onions, asparagus,  spinach, rhubarb, and ripe  tomatoes.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The LEADING  GROCERS  Telephone 10  K-W-C Block, Baker Street  FISHING TACKLE  IS NOT A NEW VENTURE WITHUS.       ;  VVe 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.  fImDorters;and Dealers.ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.^  ,\       ���      r S J>  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  . ''U  NO.;. 219   BAKER   STREET.   NELSON.  "W^AJJSTTIEIO  One thousand men to purchase  Ready Made Clothing of all descriptions. Our stock comprises  a good assortment of the nobbiest  and up-to-date elothingto be found  in the Province.   Among our lines'  will be . found the following ar-.  ticles: Gents' clothing, hats, eaps,'  boots, shoes,  underclothing and-  shirts of all shades and sizes, col-,  'lars,   cuffs,   neckties,' handker-"  chiefs andnumerous other articles  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  E. FERGUSON & GO.  "Wholesale  Liquors, and Cigars  NELSON, B. C  Agenta 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  We carry in stock Hardy Bros,  steel-center and greenheart fly  rods, reels, flies, casts, traces,  and bails. Our line is very  large and cdmplete. Mail orders receive prompt attention.  TISDALI/S GUN STORE  VANCOUVER.  ,1  EG _bLj jlD fc>  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND GARDEN SEEDS  Houston Block.  Telephone 161."  P. O. Box 176,  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.

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