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The Nelson Tribune 1901-04-20

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 55  Mineral Production of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  TT  Mineral Production of Kootenay lq 1000  $10,562,032  i -.'  r   7>i  NINTH YEAH.  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY CORNING,  APRIL 20,  1901  ^M.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  NELSON WHOLESALE TRADE  SHIPMENTS DURING  THE WEEK  NUMEROUS,   BUT  SMALL.  n  Wholesalers and Retailers do a Conservative Business, and Look for  Better Times in Kootenay.  The   wholesale   business   during  the past week  was  anything  but  brisk,    yet     merchants     take     a  philosophical view of the situation,  and say that while things are dull  a spirit of caution is commendable.  Orders as a rule aro short, but they  are numerous, as will be seen from  the   appended   list   of   shipments  since Monday last.     While there is  not   that   exaggerated   degree   of  prosperity for which many looked  ab  the  opening  of   the twentieth  century,   there   is    nevertheless  a  taudency   to avoid doubtful  speculation and to conduct   business on  sound business principles.   The men  on tlie road for the local wholesale  houses   are  evidently  doing their  work  well,  seeing   that points  so  near active eastern competition  as  Revelstoke and Fernie are successfully covered.    Monoy is  reported  tight,   nevertheless  old   customers  experience no difficulty in getting  all the reasonable credit they ask  for.    Newcomers started in with a  good bank account, and so  loug as  they are in a position to meet their  obligations   their   custom   will  be  catered to.     New towns aud camps  are opening up iu all directions and  whenever an opportunity for business offers, there will  be found  a-  represeutative of a Nelson wholesale   house.      Some   of   the   older  settlements   have  fallen  away for  . the time being,' but new ones  are  opening up to  take  their., place on  the  wholesalers'  list.    During  the  week, for instance, there have been  "shipments to Michel���a new mining  town on the line of the Crow's Nest  Pass     railway,   while     Ferguson,  Trout Lake City and other  points  -   in the Lardeau country are springing into prominence in consequence  of   railway   construction and  the  development  of the   rich  mineral  resources of that section.   That the  volume of trade is  somewhat disappointing     all    the   wholesalers  agree,   but  then  they  look  hopefully on the future, and are content  that each individually is  receiving  a fair proportion of the  patronage  that offers.  Starkey ��fc Co. report a good  week in the provision trade. Their  man has beeu on the road and is  sending iu very acceptable orders.  Siuce Monday last they have  '.v shipped to Trail, Revelstoke, Sandon, Eholt, Fernie, Ymir, Rpssland  ^and^New^Iienver.^The^resumption^  of work on the Bosiin at the latter  poiut has had its effect on trade.  ������''��� Cholditch & Co. speak of business  as quiet. Nevertheless they  shipped during the week to Greenwood, Cranbrook, Phoenix, Moyie,  Ferguson, Rossland, Ymir, Midway,  Fernie, Trail, Lardo, New Denver,  and Slocan City.  The mattress factory has more to  do ��� than it can attend to. The  company, of course, enjoy a mont.  opoly in the Kootenays in their  particular line. Their shipping  points during the week were Trail,.  Greenwood, Phoenix, Rossland,  Moyie aud Cranbrook.  The Nelson Saw & Planing Mill  Company are busy, but not worked  to their full capacity. Within the  past few. weeks they have sent out  some large shipments to Lardo, for  construction work, also to Bonning-  tou Falls, Arrowhead and Grand  Forks. Building operations are  slow, but if half the number of  plans now on paper in the local architects' offices are put into lumber  or brick, the season will be a busy  one. L. ������������-.  Macdonald & Co. have sent out  goods since Monday last to Grand  Fork*, Cascade City, Rock Creek,  Anaconda, Greenwood, Kitchener,  Ainsworth, Slocan Junction, New  Denver, Creston, Fire Valley, Robson, Slocan City, Gladstone, Columbia and Ymir. The general rule  was, however, small orders.  W. F. Teetzel & Co., druggists  and assayers' supplies, report business quiet. Their shipping points  during the week were Trail, Rossland, Slocan City, Salmo, Kimberley, Grand Forks, Phoenix and  Greenwood.  E. Ferguson & Co., wines, liquors  ��ud cigars, have had a busy week,  their shipping points being Hall's  Siding, Ymir, Erie, Waneta, Slocan  City, Rosebery, New Denver, Sandon, Grand Forks, Midway, Greenwood, Robson, Columbia, Rossland,  Trail, Ferguson and Kitchener.  The California Wine Co. have  done a good business in the Lardeau country during the week and  also shipped to Moyie, Robson, Fernie, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Ainsworth, Arrowhead, Comaplix,  Thompsons Landing, Trout Lake  City, Ferguson, Nakusp, Ymir, Erie  and Silverton.  J. Y. Griffiu & Co. have shipped  since Monday last to Slocan, Sandon, Eholt, Midway, Rossland,  Cranbrook, Grand Forks, Fernie,  Moyie, Trail, Phoenix, Robson,  Windermere, Columbia, New Denver, Whit-^^tgr, Erie, Creston,  Alamo, KaSS^gSSitepV'X. Granite,  Cascade, W^^MfW^iBp^  Bay and Michel."TtfiSSSg^ffinch  recently added to the business, is  reported as doing well.  The Brackman-Ker Co., handling  flour and feed, have done a good  week's business. Their shipping  points were Creston, Robson, Waneta, Fire Valley, Greenwood, Kaslo,  Ymir, Ainsworth, Sandon, Lardo  and New Denver.  The Kootenay Supply Co. have a  lot of goods ready for shipment, but  as from other houses, small lots are  the order of the day. The shipping  points for the week, were Slocan  City, Kaslo, Creston, Robson, Kimberley, Phoenix, Grand Forks, Eholt,  Moyie, Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Pilot Bay,  Crawford Bay, Cranbrook, Whitewater, and Porto Rico Siding.  H. J. Evans & Co. filled orders  since Monday last from Waneta,  Lardo, New Denver, Ymir, Trail  and Rossland. "Business dull, but  we get our full share of it," is the  report on the week's operations.  A. B. Gray, representing R. P.  Rithet & Co. and the Express Cigar  Co., shipped to Trail, Rossland,  Kaslo, Slocan, Sandon and Ymir.  The Kootenay Cigar Co. have  been busy supplying local demands  as well as sendiug their favorite  weeds to - Blairmore, Robson,  Phoenix, Pilot B.iy and Nakusp.  Turner, Beeton & Co 'f have had a"  very quiet week, but had consignments for Ymir, Erie, Slocan ' City,  Greenwood, Phoenix, Grand Forks,  Robson, Trout Lake City, Ferguson,  Porto Rico, Granite Siding, Alamo,  Fernie aud Moyie.  Happy Though Quarantined.  A letter received in the city yesterday from one of the five Nelson  footballers quarantined "in Cranbrook announces that the party  are in good health aud spirits, and  are becoming experts at the game  of quoits, which they play on the  roof of the hotej in whieh they are  held. All have been vaccinated,  but are still able to use the right'  arm freely. There are 35 suspects  in the Cosmopolitan, all of whom  are longing for release. The Nelson contingent have entered a vow  =not^to=play=ball=-in==any=distriet=  where there is the slightest suspicion of smallpox.   .  Arrival of the Goodrow Family.  The Goodrow barge7 was towed  into Nelson yesterday from Crawford bay, with seven members of  the family. The barge is tied up  at the ice-house wharf, and will  probably remain there until the  release of the head of the' family,  who is now undergoing a term of  imprisonment in " the Provincial  Jail; When Mrs. Goodrow and the  young Goodrows were last in Nelson the city and provincial authorities subscribed to get them back to  Crawford Bay on the understanding that they were to remain there.  The First of the Season.  The first rifle practice of the  Rocky Mountain Rangers will be  held at Fairview range today.  Owing to several minor repairs to  the targets, shooting .will not commence until about 2l p. in. Arms  and ammunition may be obtained  at the armory between 12 and 12:30,  and rifles must be returned between  0 aud 6:30, as the company is recruited to full strength aud every  piece will be required for weekly  drills.       -    '.   "     ' ,  Morris Tubes to Hand  The officers of No. 2 company,  Rocky Mountain Rangers, were  notified yesterday that two Morris  tubes had been shipped from  militia stores at Victoria for the  use of the local militiamen. These  tubes are to be inserted in the barrels of Lee-Enfield rifles, thereby  reducing the bore. No. 22 short  cartridges are used, and by this  means rifle practice is possible indoors during the winter season.  DEBATING IHE REFINERY BONDS  Champions of the Stall-Farmers Talk Against It.  Victoria, April 19.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���On Tuesday last the  silver-lead question held the floor  of the legislative assembly. The  discussion was very interesting, but  chiefly as illustrating the level of  intelligence maintained on subjects  pertaining to mining by many of  the lawmakers of British Columbia.  A motion was moved recommending to the serious consideration of  tho provincial government the propriety of granting a bonus of $5 a  ton on pig lead produced and refined in the province. This motion  was ruled out of order because it  dealt with a money question, as its  mover had undoubtedly expected  it would be, because he had placed  on the order paper, at the same  time, a motion which read as follows:  Wlioreas lead mining In British Columbia has  grown into a most important industry, giving  employment to a lar^e number of men at high  wages, supporting the population of an extensive  area in the Kootenay districts, and adding much  to tho general prosperity of the"country; and  Wheroas the increase and development of the  industry are certain under favorable conditions,  which conditions mainly depend on the miners  being able to get their ore smelted at a reasonable chargo for freight and treatment; and  Whereas the demand for these lead ores by  smelters in the United States has almost ceased,  and the capacity of the smellers now operating  In llritish Columbia is totally inadequate to  treat the output of these mines, some of which  have already lessened their output and others  have"closed down on account of this difficulty;  and  Whereas no means of refilling bass bullion exists today in Canada, thereby necessitating the  shipment to United States refineries of the lead  products of Canadian smelters, and a much  higher>ate for refining lead than formerly is  now being demanded by the American smelting  "and reflnlrg trust; and   .  .-Whereas there is no tendency observable' to  .Increase >the" smoltlng;.capacily in'" the. districts  now suffering, while the danger of having to  pay excessive rates for refining continues; and  Whereas the establishment of a lead refinery  readily accessible to tho load-producing districts  would undoubtedly lead tothe erection of more  furnaces, and thus afford the lead-mining industry the relief it now so urgently stands in need  of:  Therefore, bo it Resolved, That an humble  address bo presented ,to his honor, tho lieutenant governor, requesting him to communicate  with the Dominion government that the establishment of a lead refinery in an accessible portion of Canada is the surest and best means of  fostering and encouraging tho lead-mining industry of British Columbia, and reapectfuily  urging upon thatgovernment that to aid this industry and ^assist it until fully established a  bounty be granted for five years of ?5 per ton of  pig lead, the product from ores mined, smelted  and refined in Canada.  Be it further Resolved, That if a bounty be  granted, thegovernment should retain the power  of interfering in case more than fair and profitable rates were charged.  The ��� cliscussion Tyhich followed  was by ho means a unanimous explanation and endorsation. of, the  resolution according to the lights of  the varioussmemb'ers who^ spoke,. It  was carried; it "is true, with, only  one dissentient "voicje" (Mr. Oliver of-  Delta voted against it), but it, was,  attacked, pooh poohed, and the necessity of * a* -bonus denied by  -Messrs. Martin, Brown and Oliver,  three of the leading lights of the  opposition. Their attitude placed-  Smith Curtis in a very awkward  position., So he^gqfc up and informed the house that he knew  what was the matter with the' silver-lead, industry, and would enlighten the people, generally on the  subject on another,opportunity. He  wound iip, however, .by saying he  would vote for the resolution.  Green, Houston aud McBride  made good speeches on the subject.  Houston made a particularly good  speech. John Houston as an orator  is a decided novelty. He speaks in  a loud voice, uses short, incisive  sentences, and jerks out a bit of'  dry humor occasionally that always  catches his audience. For instance,  in this debate the question turned  ���why, an all-wise providence and  Joseph Martin alone know���on the  comparative merits of farming and  mining. Houston said the farmers  were crying for a railway to Kootenay in order to market their produce, with'whom? the miner. That  is where mining helps farming. "I  maintain," he continued, "that the  miner has done7 the farmer' more  good than all other individuals put  together ��� politicians ' included."  The emphasis-with which this entirely unexpected ��climax- was  directed at the' front" opposition  .benches set theJiQuse^ip,a^r,oar._, In  two words Houston had, raised, the  picture of the oily-tongned politician working the farmer, .with  smooth words, while the miner was  eating all the beef and cabbages he  could raise, and applied it to the  men who had been trying- to make  capital with the farming interest  as against the mining.  Of course apart from mere incidents of debate like tliat, there was  nothing in any of the speeches in  favor of the resolution noc perfectly  familiar to everyone in Kootenay.  But it was different, very different,  with the speeches made criticizing  it. The present government may  not be very enlightened in mining  matters, but may the mining industry long be spared a government  with Martin, Brown and Oliver as  its shining lights I Martin got up  and said that as a free trader-\~he,  objected to - bounties. However,, asf  the Dominion government were giving bounties for the manufacture  of steel, he did not see why a,  similar industry in British Col-  unibia should not get a bounty also.  That was all right. But he went  on to say that if bounties were going, farming was far more entitled  to them than mining. It might be  pointed out to Martin that mining  in Canada produces $60,000,000 a-  year: That of those $60,000,000'  probably $50,000,000 are spent on.  produce of the. soil".' ' If that is not  in itself a stimulant to farming,  what is ?. It was pointed out to  him that in creameries, cold storage,,  experimental farms; and so forth,  the government has spent enormous'  sums in bonusing farming,  Mr. Brown got up then and'  argued, that mining was' detriment  tai to a country compared with'  farming, because the miner"took  money out of the-ground and impoverished it, whereas the farmer  enriched it. It never seemed to occur to Brown that what the miner  took out enriched the community  at all. His words were "he put it  in his own pocket." He also said  this bounty would probably cost the  country $1,000,000 a year. Imagine  200,000 tons of pig lead produced in  Canada in five years ! A man with  ideas like that, and so monstrously  ignorant of the province's main in-  dustry,is simply unfit to be a member of a legislature in a mining  country.    ' - / *  Then followed Oliver, harping on  -the same'string, only more'so. The  attitude of these three, .gentleman  towards,: the mining industry is. ex-  actlyjbhe same attitude^hich, was  taken'by the Boers to-.th'e'.mining  "industry of the' Transvaal. The  people in Kootenay often' 'kick because their- representatives cannot  impress-upon the legislature ideas  and proposals which are perfectly  clear and" reasonable to them. They  kick because they have no conception of what their members have to  contenda gainst. A chamber containing Martins, and Browns, aud  Olivers, is, from a mining point of  view, a chamber of horrors. They  might be living in a different planet  for all they know or care about  mining. It must be confessed that  there are a few on the government  side also whose usefulness, a little  more knowledge and a slightly  wider poiut of view on mining matters would not injure.  TALKS LIKE AN AMERICAN  ^ictdria/cbuld accommodations for  the exktaina'tion of the same number of men be found to equal those  furnished by Nelson's well known  assayers' supply 'firm. The reason  for this is that' Nelson has kept  pace with the mineral development  of the country, and is now the recognized center of the province for  assayers* supplies of all kinds. Ljhe Manifesto of the Insurgent Leader  ofW. F/ ���,,���,..       . .    _ _  ->-,  AGUINALDO'S  ADDRESS  TO THE  FILIPINO PEOPLE.  TATLOWAND=CARDENilUIYIP  VOTE AGAINST THE INCREASE IN  REVENUE TAX.  Houston Charges Smith Curtis With  Insincerity and Inconsistency as  the Poor Man's Friend.  J3ases^in,jChambers,=  Victoria, April .19.���[Special'to  The Tribune.]���-The provincial revenue tax bill was read a second  time today. It provides that the  tax be raised from $3 to $5 on and  after January 1st, 1902, and then  only by an order-in-council. Smith  Curtis, of Rossland, spoke against  the bill, and read telegrams from  trades councils and miners' unions  in Kootenay in opposition to the  passage of the   bill, 'but; he   was  forced by Houston, of-Nelson, to admit that the telegrams were in every  instance in response to communications from him. Houston charged  Curtis with insincerity and inconsistency in opposing the bill, saying  that he posed as the friend of the  poor mau, yet when the government sought to raise taxation by  imposing a tax on the income of  banks, and insurance, railway,  telephone aud electric light  and power companies, he was  equally vehement in denouncing the. government. The second  reading passed by 22 to 11, Tatlow  and Garden voting with the Opposition.. Pooley and Martin were  absent and Kidd did not vote.  P. McL Forin, acting county court  judge, heard several cases in  chambers yesterday morning.    ;  The Fairview Lumber Company  vs. Elizabeth Rod way et al .came up  and was further deferred.  The Royal Bank of Canada vs.  the Molly Gibson Mining Company,  involving some $16,814, was further  adjourned by consent.  Manley vs. Callom was an application for an order calling "upon  defendant to pay into court*��$.777  aud costs of. action before, Mr.  justice Walkem, last year in Nelson,  and that such motion stand pending  appeal to full court, was dismissed,  and an order made . that the. de?  fendant pay over to .plaintiff's  solicitor the sum in question, an  undertaking being given.fthat, the.  money be refunded if the appeal be.  successful. ���  Thurston vs. Weyl, involving the  ownership of some townsite lots at  Rossland: was gone into and adjourned to be brought up any. time  on two days' notice. v  A number of suits ;for; recovery  of claims against the Molly Gibson  Mining Company were reported as  settled out of court.  Lake Traffic to. Open.  Word has been received at the  local C. P. R. offices that the eastern lake trade will' probably open  by the 30th instant, and orders are  being shipped accordingly.  Burns Bests' Cuff.  Rosslanij, April 19.���The glove  contestbetween Jimmy Burns aud  Ed Cuff, heavyweights, which took  place at the International this  evening, was won by the former in  the second round, with a left hand  blow on the jaw, which put Cuff out.  ASSAWR'S-EXAMINATIONS  FIFTEEN   MEN  TBY  FOR NECESSARY CERTIFICATE.  Four years ago the firm  -Teetzel .Sc- Co. embarked in the  assayers, supply business in a small  iway, but year afcer year they  padded to their stock, in keeping tip  with the demands of the trade,  until at the present time Nelson  can ' boast of having the largest  assayers' supply establishment in  Canada. There is no assayer's  requisite, either in the way of  chemicals, chemical . glassware,  porcelain ware, crucibles, furnaces  or balances which Messrs. Teetzel &  Company cannot supply on a moment's notice.  To such proportions has their  trade in this line grown that im-"  .portations in every case are now  made direct from the manufacturers.  The chemical glassware comt^ direct from the makers in Germany,  crucibles and other clay goods are  imported chiefly from England,  while the manufacturers in the  United States are drawn upon for  .their balances and chemicals. This  , shows that in assayers supplies,  as-in all other, branches of trade,  Nelson's merchants are up to date.  A Fire That Did Not Flame. -  - The fire brigade were rung np  shortly before noon yesterday, the  call being to the Sherbrooke hotel.  When the alarm sounded the only  man in the fire hall was Stutter,  and he promptly got the horses in  harness and drove to * the place  designated. The other members of  the brigade were, promptly at "the  scene, but their services were .not'  called into requisition. "In raising  the hotel building to accommodate  the new street grade, the stovepipes in the upper part of the house  became, detached . and .filled;,the  place -with4 smoke. ,-������ Seeing - this  emitting from the";,r'oofaaud.; npper  windowsirthe_ alarm was sonnded..  Investigation proved that no damage was done, aiid in a few.minutes  connections were made, and all set  right again.  Slocan and Incorporation.  There was a number of Slocan  men iu the city yesterday and they  are all talking incorporation. The  bill making a city of the burg has  passed the legislature and only  awaits the official signature to make  ifc law. It i.s more than likely that  there will be a lively contest foi  mayoralty and aldermanic honors.  The first mayor will either be A.  York, tlie butcher, or D. D. Robertson, the furniture man, the betting  at present being in favor of the  former. The waterworks question  will be the firstjjreat problem the  Sewr^iucm'pdrated^town wiiriiave-  to face.  Rivals That Issued by E. C.  Coy Some Years Ago.  Nelson Leads the Whole Dominion in  the Business of Furnishing Assayer's Supplies.  The examination for assayers for  licenses to practice in British Columbia, which II. Carmiehael, the  ^government examiner has been conducting in Nelson for the past.week,  was terminated yesterday. This  year the examination took place in  the warerooms of W. F. Teetzel &  Company, on the corner of Vernon  and Josephine streets, which tbe  firm fitted up with every requisite  and placed at the disposal of the  government. There were fifteen- candidates for examination  and they made a busy - scene bustling around their improvised laboratory.  ; Concerning the results of the examination, Mr. Carmiehael yesterday refused to speak until his re-  port'could be forwarded to the provincial authorities, but he added  that about half the applicants for  licenses had been successful. Mr.  Carmiehael, however expressed himself as highly pleased with the accommodations afforded by Messrs.  Teetzel & Company for examination, they being all that could be  expected and greatly facilitating  the work.  It is safe to say that nowhere,  outside of the government office in  Mining Activity at Slocan.  The Arlington at Slocan has  dropped off the shipping list, not  because thero is any scarcity of  good ore, but owing to the heavy  condition of the roads leading from  the mine. Work is going ahead on  the Speculator, Tamarac aud Phoenix and yesterday a force of men  was engaged for the Ottawa. On  Ten-mile creek there is also considerable activity, the Iron Horse, Enterprise and Neepawa being operated. A great season's work is confidently predicted by the mining  men of the division. **  Mining Records.  The following are the mining  transactions recorded yesterday:  Certificates for assessment work to  J. S. Clute on the Big Two,  Bonanza, Nebraska Girl, and  Franklin, and to Andrew Burgess  on the White Star. There were no  transfers, sales or new locations  recorded. _^  Lord Roberts' Promotions.  London, April 19.���The list of  officers accorded promotions and  honors for their service in South  Africa, prior to November 29fch,  1900, when lord Roberts gave up  the command of the British forces  in South Africa, fill sixteen pages  of the Gazette. Lord Kitchener,  general. Buller, general Forester-  Walker and general White are  made knights of the Grand Cross  of St. Michael aud St. George. General Kitchener (brother of lord  Kitchener), general Kelly-Kenny,  general sir Archibald Hunter and  general Lyttleton are made adjutant generals.  t?X  M  .-_*>i  ~./-'i*-i  7~&\  Manila, April 19.���The following  is Aguinaldo's address to the  Filipino people, which was made  public.this afternoon : "I believe I  am not in error in presuming that  the unhappy .fate to which adverse  circumstances has led me, is not a  'surprise to those who have been  familiar with the progress of the  war. . The lessons taught, which  have recently come to my knowledge, suggest with _ irresistible  force that a complete termination  of- hostilities and lasting peace are  not desirable, but essential to the  welfare of the Philippine islands..  :-'~ "The Filipinos have never been  dismayed at their weakness, nor  have they faltered in following the  path pointed out with fortitude and .= ~��$$��\  courage. The time has come, however,. j'_'/-f��Je  in which they find their, advance"^ /.i^f  along this path to, be impeded by;', "5:#|  an"irresistible force, which while it' -^a&j  restrains them yet enlightens their  minds and opens to' them another .  course; presenting- to 'them the,,", -%��$?&  course of peace. This has beenjoy.-1'-..^'^  fully embraced by the majority of <"?5'3S-  my fellow countrymen who "have  already united around the glorious  sovereign banner of the, United ><  States. '" In this banner they? repose^  >V>xi*Sfl  i'^-ll  their trust.-and believe that^nnder^'Vfir&S  its' protection the,-Filipinofjpebple'.-^^  lose   promisedf;, *~>��M  are ..beginniug^eii.%^  ijoy.'-The country, his'declared^^^  istakablyr-in -.��ii^kJ&$fm&&j^  -f;l  pr  will    attain.   all  liberties which .they  to enjoy,   ~  unm  Sorbeit.'-' There rliais bfeeu' enough ���* frills  'bl(fodr"tenough ^ears^atfd^^nonghr^^Ssi  desolation. This wish cannot be  ignored "by the'men still in aims if.-  they are animated by a desire to  serve our noble people which has  thus clearly manifested its will." So  my respect and will, now that it is  known to me, after mature deliberation, I resolutely proclaim to the  world, that I cannot refuse to heed  the voice of a people longing  for peace, nor the lamentations  of thousands of families yearning  to see their dear ones enjoying the  liberty and promised generosity of-  the great American nation. By  acknowledging aud accepting tho  soverignty of the United States  and throughout the Philippine archipelago, as I now do, and without  any reservation whatsoever, I believe that I am serving my beloved  country. May happiness be thine."  ==To"siginvliwtliiSe=infportinrtTsteps  iu the pacification of the country  geueral MacArthur orders the release, on swearing allegiance to the  United States, of 1000 insurgent  prisoners. '  Chinese Avoiding Trouble  Pekin, April 18.���In consequence"  of strong representations to the  Chinese government an imperial decree, dated Tuesday, April: 10th,  has been passed ordering the  Chinese troops at Hoai Lu to leave  immediately outside the great  walls. "  London, April 19.���A dispatch  from 'Paris says that iu consequence  of the imperial decree ordering tho  Chinese troops to leave the territory considered under the protection of the allied forces, the Franco-  German expedition has been abandoned. France will withdraw ten  thousand troops from China.  Chess Tournament Opened.  New York, April 19.���The international cable chess  match for the,  Newness trophy, between American  and British  players,  began today.  The Americans played in the Academy of  Music,  Brooklyn,  and  the  Britons in the Cafe Minoco, London.  It was   announced   that   the  men,  would. play in the following order:  American ��� Pillsbury,    Schwalter,,  Barry,   Hodges,    Hymnes,   Voght,  Marshall, Brampton,  Newman and .  Howell;    Britons���Blackburn,   Mason, Lee, Mills, Atkins, Bellingham,  Ward, Jackson, Jacobs and Mitchell.  Yellow Fever at Victoria. .  Victoria, April 19.���H. M. S.  Condor has arrived at quarantine.  She has yellow fever on board, but  the numbe,r of cases could not bo  learned tonight. THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, APEIL 20, 1901  i *  FISHING    TACKLE  IN  ENDLESS  VARIETY  Fly Rods for boys and girls from $1.00 upwards. Fly rods  which w,ll delight the heart of the genuine fisherman from  S4.00 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  Walton.    Prices are right.  late   Isaac  THE HUDSON'S BAT COMPANT  Baker  Street, Nelson  Sttte WcxbtxnZy  Newspaper correspondents oh  tho Coast are filling the papers  again with stories of a grave cabi- ���  net crisis, by reason of the decision  of the government to insist upon  competition for such assistance as  it offers .for railway construction.  Just what warrant the correspondents have for their story it is difficult at this distance to say; but if  the men who compose premier  Dunsmuir's cabinet have not sufli-  strength to stand off the political road agents who are engineering the V., V. & E. railway charter,,  the sooner they go out of the governing business the better it will be  for British Columbia.  All the geological reports printed  do not disturb the fact that,the  only coal available from the East  Kootenay coal fields is that owned  vby the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company of Toronto. Ifc matters very  little what' the extent of the coal  measures are so long as all that are  available are owned by one company, a fact whicli probably explains the eagerness of the Toronto  philanthropists to secure their railway charter without conditions.  The mineral tax, which is so  loudly denounced by the political  mine-managers of Kootenay, ��� requires the mines in the Trail Creek  mining division to pay $14,223.28 in  taxes, while the men who work in  the mines, those who are searching  for other mines, and those who  minister to the wants of the little  army of miners and prospectors,  pay under five heads of taxation  the sum of $39,171.62 in taxes.  During the last fiscal year all the  ^_big_mines_in_the_Trail_creek_divis^  ion paid to the provincial govern-  ment^but $11,223.28 in taxes, while  the prospectors paid for their licenses $16,770.15. These figures show  how the mineral tax operates. Men  who have shipping mines, the only  properties giving any return to  their owners, pay much less in taxes  than the men who have yet their  properties to find or develop.  Is it not a.trifle strange that the  mine-managers of Rossland should  do so much kicking over a taxation  of $11,223.28 upon their profits,  while the mine-workers in Rossland,  without complaint, pay $10,09S.OO  in poll-taxes for the privilege of  laboring in their mines ?  Thb difficulty experienced by the  Laurier government in securing  from the Crow's Nest Pass Coal  Company an agreement to treat  Canadian industries fairly, is rather  good evidence that without such  agreement Canadian industries  would have stood a poor chance  of such treatment.  Employers Anticipated   the Strikers.  Oswego, April 19.���The Fulton  mills of the American AVooIen Company were closed on telegraphic instructions from headquarters in  Andover, Massachusetts, which were  received yesterday. Between 1300  and 1500 men aud women lose employment, and the business of tho  village of Fulton and O.swego Falls  yvill be greatly affected.   The com  pany gave as a reason for its action  that the employees were trying to  stir up trouble, and were interfering with the business. This was  vigorously denied by the women,  who say there was no disposition in  tha�� direction, and that the only  trouble was with the weavers, who  objected to instructing apprentices  because they lost time, from their  work aud received no pay for the  lost time. The weavers proceeded  to make formal demands or strike,  but other departments were not interested in the plan. Some weeks  ago the spinners, who had beeu  working from 0:15 a. m. to 6:40 p, m.  daily, struck because of long hours  and received no concessions. Superintendent Weden decliued absolutely to discuss the situation.  Oswego, New York, April 19.���A  statement was issued by the weavers  this afternoon saying that the  trouble had arisen over the employment of non-union men in the  upper mill. The weavers in that  mill are members 'of the union, and  in order to learn a weaving apprentice must, join ��� the union ' and pay  $5 to the weaver teaching him the  trade. A few days ago a man  named Baldwin refused to comply  with the union demands. The  weaver refused him instructions,  and yesterday declined to return to  work until Baldwin should be discharged. The superintendent complied with the demand and the men  returned to work. About 4:20  o'clock the notice was posted  ordering a general shut down, and  the weavers quit immediately. The  mills pay out $11,000 weekly in  wages.         They Don't Want Much.  St. John, New Brunswick, April  19.���R. B. MacAuley, of the dry  goods firm of MacAuley Bros. & Co.  of this city, returned from England  yesterday, whither he had been  arranging with British capitalists  to take up the question of a fast  Atlantic line. He says capitalists  are ready to put into service in two  years time a fleet of 10,000-t'on  steamers, which will make the  voyage from Canada to the mother-  Iandin-six"days���aiui-a-lialf, pro-  vided the Canadian government  grants an annual subsidy for ten  years of $500,000. They further  ask, however, that the government  reduce ' the preferential tariff to  35.',- per cent, instead of 33,*^ per  cent, and that it be made applicable  to goods coming only through  Canadian ports.  United States Beef Shut Out.  London, April 19.���Answering a  question in the house of commons  today, the financial secretary of  the war. oflice, lord Stanley, con-'  filmed the report that all the contracts now made excluded the supplying of foreign meats iu the case  of all troops in the United Kingdom. The under secretary of the  foreign office, lord Cranborne, replying to a question, said that the  Russian flag still floated over the  custom house at New Chwang, and  that the customs were collected by  a Chinese staff,-turned over to the  Russians, and held by them in  trust subject to a future settlement.  Big Industry for Canada.  Detroit, April 19.���Tho Evening  News this afternoon says: Final  arrangements were made today afc  the Rii3sell House for the building  of a steel and iron plant at Sault  Sto Marie, on the Canadian side,  which will employ 10,000 men. The  com pany is capitalized at $50,000,000.  Opinion in United States.  New York, April 19.���The proposal of sir Michael Hicks-Beach to  tax coal exported from England a  shilling a ton, is a gratifying announcement to coal exporters here.  C. J. Wittenberg, president of the J  Chesapeake, Ohio Coal & Coke Co.,  said: "At many of the Mediterranean ports where both English and  American coal is shipped the price  is very close, and an export duty of  a shilling a ton on English coal will  drive much of the business to this  country. The tax will be especially  welcome too, as for the past few  years the price of English coal has  been steadily advancing.  Commissary Irregularities Overrated  Manila, April 19.���General Mac-  Arthur and general Bates, the commander of southern Luzon, who is  shortly to sail for the United  States, reviewed today the 45th  and 40th volunteer infantry, which  will sail for home on the transport  Sheridan on Monday nexfc. During  the past week 288 rifles have been  surrendered. The extent of the  commissary irregularities is not yet  defined, but is possibly smaller  than at first supposed.  No Royal Wreath this Year.  London, April 19.���For the first  time since the death of the earl of  Beaconsfield Primrose Day passed  -without a royal ivreath being  placed lipon the tomb in Hughen-  den..churchyard.- The annual pilgrimage to the churchyard, however, ��� showed no diminution, and  the statue opposite Westminster  Abbey was profusely decorated.  Peace Negotiations Renewed.  London, April 19.��� The Sun today, confirming the report that the  peace negotiations between lord  Kitchener and the Boer generals  have been renewed, suggests that  something is likely to be affected  during sir Alfred Milner's vacation.  The papers also discuss who will fill  Milner's place.  One Year for Libelling French.  Cape Town, April 19.���R. H.  Malan, editor of One Land, who  had been found guilty of libe) in  having cast reflections on the conduct of general French aud his  troops, has' been sentenced to one  year's imprisonment.  Boers Ambush Lancers. '  London, April 19.���Lord Kitchener, in a dispatch from Pretoria  under date' of j'esterday, jsays: "I  regret to report that a party of the  Ninth Lancers have been ambushed, and lieutenant A. McDon--  aid and three men killed and five  wounded."  9)  9\  9\  9\  9\  9\  9\  9\  91  9\  9\  Opemn^  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 pur prices are lower than the  lowest of our competitors. This consignment includes Tapestries,  Brussels, Velvets and Axminsters.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  VINE & G  to  to  to  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  to  to  to  to  to  /A  KOOTENAY  COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  ************************  We are offering at lowest prices tho best  fiados of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  'eas.  Our Bes*\ Mocha and Java Coffeo, per  pound ? 40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Coffee, G pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffeo, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.   Telephonel??.--J  P.O. Box-182.  WEST .BAKER STREET, NELSON.  d^*-    ��� i *M_'  ^^���^fc. * ^^ *^t * ^^ *^>k * >��*t ���t*k. * >���* ���>�����. ��� ^^ ���,fcv ��� ^^ *^P�� ^v ���^St*^?* * ^0' 00' ^0' 00' 00 '0^' 00 * 00' 00' ^^' ^0 ' 00' 0* ' i^' 00 ' 00*0'"  Spring  uitings  GARDEN SEEDS  We have opened up the largest shipment "of  bo^t quality, fresh garden seeds ever brought to  the Kootenay  country.    We are selling large  Suantities already, and you will note our way is  ifferent from that.of other dealers in this district, in that     -  WE SELL BY WEICHT  As well as by package, and though tho quality  is tho best the prico is tho same as in Toronto.  Make out; a list and send to us and wo will guarantee satisfaction.  IN FLOWER SEEDS  All the fashionable creations  in Spring and Summer wear  are included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building,* Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT HOTEL BLOCK.  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of the square shoulder���tno latest  fashion in coats.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Wo also havo a large assortment���10 different  varieties and colors of Sweet Peas to select  from and an cud-ess variety of other kinds.  Oiace_on-Bakor Streetrwest of "Stanley Streot   NKLSON.    Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  flelson Saw and Planing IVjills  Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER, HARRY  HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  All Communications to be addressed to either of the above  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams  DIMENSION L UMBER  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 STRfiET WHARF  P.  TO  BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON.  CANADA DBUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W. C. Block.  Corner Ward and Baker Sts.  MILLINERY   DISPLAY  The ladies of Nelson can now  have the opportunity of seeing  the latest and .newest designs  in  HATS AND SPRING GOODS  Ladies genuine Hair Switches at  the  lowest rates.  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAICKR STREET, NKLSON.  % P. RITHET & CO., ltd.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLBBB OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  TREMONT HOUSE  WHOLESALE TRADE  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  and Codar stroets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in soratcd waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral wator.   Telophono CO.*  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.���Cornor Baker and  ���   Josephine streots, Nolson, wholesale deal  ers'In   assayers  supplies.  'Agenta lor Denve  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  . COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.    ���  ���ET J. EVANS ��� & CO.-Baker street, Nelson  J-" wholesale doalers , in liquors, cigars  cement, flro -brick and Are olay, water pipe, and  steel rails, and goneral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.        "  KOOTKNAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONST RUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesale deal-  ors in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block, Nolson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed ears shipped to all Kootonay Points.  Grain olevatorsat all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, Now west  minster, and Edmonton. Alberta.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS Sc   CO.���Baker  street.   Nelson,  wholesale doalers in fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A    MACDONALD Sc CO.-Corner Front and  ���*���"��� Hall streets, wholosale grocers and  'obbors ln blankots. gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY.   LImF-  TED���Vernon   street). Nelson,   wholesale  g. ocers.  T0.2N CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front Btreet), Nel  *���*�� _ son, wholesalo grocers.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front stroet, Nelson.  ���   wholesale" doalers   In  provisions,   ourod  meats, butter and eggs,  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner BakeVand Josephine  ��� streets, Nolson, wholesalo dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agonts for Giant  Powder Co. *  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  Baker St., Nolson,  wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and;  plumbers'supplies.  -.,  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON.& CO.-Corner Vernon  and Josephine streets.  Nelson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, olgars and dry goods.   Agents:  for Pabsb Browing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co, of Calgary.  SASH AND DOORS.      ���  NELSON   SAW   AND  PLANING   MILLS,'  LIMITED���Corner Front and HaU streets,-  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealors  ln sash and doorsi all kinds of factory work made  to order.  WINES AND CIGARS.,  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI  TED���Corner Front and Hall streebs, Nel  son, wholesale dealers ln wines (case and bnlk,  Mid dnmnatrte ��m! Inmnrtml oicrars.  321 TO 331 BAKKR STREET, NELSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  .    PLAN3 , .  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated by St^m 25 Cents to $1  Prompt) and t regular ���  dnlivnrr to Min trad A  Brewery at Unison  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  MRS.   ENFIELD  oriUtA II017SE I1I.OCK.  Mrs. CARR  LATE OF VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formorly occupied by Miss MacMiUan,  Victoria Block.  The patronage of Nelaon ladies solicited.  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT  THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  Everybody   Welcome  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O.tiox USi. TBLBPHONJB NO, 9&  'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  IVjadden House  Baker aud Ward  Streets, Nelson  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air���  Large oomfortablo bedrooms and  Arab-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  lifjrs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  LATIC OV THK KOYAL HOTEL, OALGABY  BOOMS TO LET  Two   Largo Rooms 'joined by arch.    Very  suitable for offices.   ' Rent $ 20.   Houston Block.  Apply  D. J. DEWAR, Madden Block.  The only hotel ln Nelson that has remained  undor one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms oro well furnished and lighted  by electricity. ...��������� ,  The bar is: always stocked by the best don)' 0-  tiio and Imported liquors and olgars,  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  B&r stookod with beat) brands of wlnea, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfortable rooms. Hrsfc-flkas ftaUa baa a, ���������  NELSOU  LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby piven that E. *M. Petrrsof  Yuiir has made application under the provisions  of the "Liquor Licence Act, l'JOO," for permission  to transfor his hotol licence from the I'aluco  hotel at'Ymir to Ihp St. Charles hotel at Ymir.  A meeting of tlio Hoard o.^.Licence Commissioners of llio Nolson Licence District will be  held to consider such-application at the Court  House at the City of Nelson on Tuesday, tlio '  thirtieth day of April, 1901, at tlie hour of ten  o'clock in the forenoon.  XV. H. BULLOCK-WEBSTER,  Chief Ijicen.se Inspector.  Chief Constable's Office Nelson, B. C.  April loth, 1901.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stisvknson, or to any person or per-  .. sons to whom he may have transferred his  interest in the Lila mineral claim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You are hereby notified that 1 have expended  tho sum of One 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 within ninety days from the  dato of this not ice you fail or ref life to contribut 1  your proportion of such expenditure, togothe.  with all costs of advertising, your interest in (-aid  claim will become the property of the subscriber  under section four of an Act entitled "An Act to  Amend tho Mineral Act, 1200."  DANIEL  HERB,  Dated this 12th day of February. 1*901. THE TRIBIOTE: NELSON, B. G, SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 1901  BANK OP MONTREAL  OAPITAIi. all paid np....$12,000,000.00  RHST    7,000,000.00 -  UNDIVIDED PROMTS       427,180.80  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  B. S. Clouston....... General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branohes in London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all the prinoipal cities ln Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers. *        -        .__...'  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  IMPERIAL BANK  OIF    0-AJN--��lJD.A.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund.  $8,000,000  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $66,000,000.  Hon. Qeo.  A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kllgour,   '  Vice-President.  London Offlco, 60 Lombard Streut. El. O.  New York  Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  and 65 Branches in Canada and the .  United States.  Savings Bank Branch  ODRBRNT RATK OK INTKRK8T PAID.  UNITED STATES HAPPENINGS  ALBANY, 19.���The Slater anti-  pigeon shooting bill was passed iu  tlie senate today.  ) ALBANY, 19.���The Everett anti-  scalpers bill was passed in the senate today by a vote of 32 to 12.  ' CHICAGO, 19.��� the striking marine engineers scored a substantial  victory yesterday when the Hines  Company decided to hire none but  union engineers on their boats. The  Hines fleet comprises nine steamers.  MOUNT LEON, California, 19.���  John PI. Gorham, foreman of a copper mine, today shot and instantly  killed George McArthy, a prominent young man of Copperopolis,  and then blew himself to pieces  with giant powder. Jealousy is  said to have been the cause.  MYERSDALE, 19. ��� The Tube  Mill miners in the Myersdale region  at Elklick have returned to work  after a nine week's idleness. They  had struck because of the alleged  discrimination against union men,  but as all but two of the two dozen  discharged have been reinstated,  they have wona victory.  NEW" YORK, 19.���Frank Bowue  Kous, chairman of the regatta committee of the Indian Yacht Club,  announces that the club will offer a  suitable cup for a race between the  cup yachts Constitution, Columbia  and Independence, to be sailed for  on Long Island Sound or in Indian  Harbor in the latter part of June.  PLATISBURG, New York, 19.���  A party of nine Chinamen were  ^ captured in a car of potatoes at  "Rouse's Point today by deputy collector Alexander Bertrand. The  car of potatoes was loaded .at  Burke and was shipped, to Manchester. Tlie Chiuamen were probably  secreted in the car at Burke,.which  is near the Caiiadian line, a convenient point for smuggling them  across.  Arranging the Railway Exhibit.  Buffalo, April 19.���Sydney  Haywood, Pan-American - representative bf the Southern Pacific  rail way, yesterday "received a carload of material for the exposition  grounds which will make iip. the  exhibit of the road in the railway  transportation building near tlie  terminal station. The exhibit is  made up of models of .the company's trans-Pacific ocean steamers,  models of cars, paintings of scenery  along the road and a large collection of pictures and maps. This is  the first display to be placed in the  _transportation_Jbuildiug,-and���Mr-  Hay wood is ^rushing-the work and  getting it in place so that it will be  completed by next week.  Hamilton Men Ahead.  Ashland, April 19.���The annual  Marathon road race of the Boston  Athletic Association, from Ashland.,  to Boston, a distance of 25 miles,  was started from the railroad bridge  here at 12 o'clock. Thirty-seven  men started. John J, Caffery- of  Hamilton, Ontario, winner of last  year's Marathon road; race, passed  the 15-mile post.at 1:40 p.m. This  was seven minutes ahead of Caf-  fery's; time at this point last year  when he broke the record for the  course of 25 miles, which he covered  in 2 hours, 39 minutes, 44 seconds.  Caffery was an easy winner. His  time was 2 hours, 22 minutes, 23 2-5  seconds. This is 17.minuteg, 20 sec-  ouds better than last year's record.  William Davis of Hamilton was  second.       .-"���.   *.. ......  Want a New Canal.  Minneapolis, April 19. ��� The  Minneapolis, and northwestern  millers are about to make a new  method of transportation. The continually increasing ocean rates on  flour, ns well as other manufactured commodities, have made it  apparent to the millers that another route for transportation is inevitable. Local millers have tor  some time been in communication  with representatives of the Georgian Bay Ship Canal Company, of  New York and Chicago, regarding  the feasibility of opening a waterway from Georgian bay, which is  accessible from lake Huron, through  lake Simcoe into lake Ontario, in  Canadian   territory.     As outlined  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  by the manager of one of the. local  milling'companys, the plan is to  have the boats loaded in Chicago  and thence run through lake Michigan, through the straits of Mackinaw to Ontario, and then through  the proposed canal to fche St. Lawrence.:.. -.;   .'     ������:, ,���."-���*..  Cuban Was a Traitor.  San: Francisco, April 19.���The  transport Rosecrans brought from  Manila five men who had been deported by the military authorities.  Among them was Santiago Maceo,  son of the late Cuban leader. While  in the Phillippines Maceo became a  first sergeant of the mobile scouts.  He was accused ot giving information to the Filipino leaders, and was  dismissed from the army, and because of the supposed menace of his  presence in the island general Mac-  Arthur ordered his deportation.  Good Story on Morgan.  New Yokk, April 19.���A good  story is told on J. Pierpout Morgan,  who attracts more attention in  London than any other American,  says the Loudon correspondent of  the Tribune. An inquisitive ecclesiastic asked him bluntly how much  he had paid for the Gainsboro  duchess of Devonshire, and the head  of the steel combine said : "Nobody  will ever know. If the truth came  out, I might be considered a candi-.  date for a lunatic asylum."  Engine Manufacturers Combine,  Milwaukee, April 19.���The Sentinel says : The five largest stationary engine manufacturing companies in .the United States are to  be consolidated, into one gigantic  company, with a capital of $25,000,-  000. The E. P. Allis Co., of this city,  will head the list, and Charles Allis  and W.' W. Allis of this city will\be  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital        -      -      $2,600,000  Rest       -      -      -    S 1,725,000  H. RHOWLAND... ......President.  D. R. WILKIE General Manager.  E. HAY Inspeotor.  ^]*>*JS* jSfr '-SB'^ift'-jS1'^^*3S*i��S '-IS**-t5&'jS^'JiS'mi**->S'Ss'^^^11^t&*'i����*^''t��L-'.i&,'iE��*'SZj'S��'TS!*tSL, '^Si'^Sf'^^'^^'^'^'00  THK  SAVINGS  CURRENT   -Ri  BANK   DEPARTMENT.  TE   OB"   INTEREST   ALLOWED.  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Wanted���A female cook.   Apply  Slocan Hospital, Now Denver. '  For Sale or Rent.���Piauo at the  Old Curiosity Shop.  To rent���Office in the Turner-  Boecke block, corner Ward and Baker. Apply  to John A. Turner.  Western Canadian Employment  Ofllce. V; O. Box 711, -Phone 270.''Male and  female help of all kinds furnished free of charge.  Two" large, well-furnished rooms  to let. 1 and 5 Macdonald block, corner Josephine and Vernon. . . .  Fov sale.���A good paying grocery  and bakery business. Only bakerp in town. For  particulars apply to SteiiiBros., Sandon.'B. C.'"  To   let���Furnished, front rooms  over Vanstbrie's drug store;' ?��.50 per weok. Also  six-room house to let. ���  A large, pleasant, furnished room  with all modern improvements, northeast cornor Lake and Cedar streets, Nelson.';-   i1  ���We���have- buyers~for���gold-and"  copper mines, Tho Prospectora'Exchaiige. room  4, K-W-C Block. , Telephone 101.   Nolson, B. G.:  Japan Tea of all kinds to suit  your taste. Sun Cured, Spider Leg, Pan Fired  in bulk or packages.  Kootenay Coffeo Co.  Furnished house tolet on corner of  Mill and Hall streets; seven rooms. Possession:  can bo Feci]red on or about May 15th. Apply on  the premises. '  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  are selling at thirty cents per pound is giving  the bestof satisfaction to our many customers.  Kootenay Coffee Co. -    . .<  If you have a mine or prospect for  sale, sond samples of ore and report to Tho Prospectors' Exchango, room 4, K-W-C Block. Tele-  phono 101.   Nolson, B. C.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China ��� Teas in great variety, choicest qnality.  We make a specialty of blending teas and sell  them in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootenay  Coffee Co .,,..,  First-class hotel property, .in  ���Nelson, for rent. Business gives  big returns.' For particiilars  address P. O. Box7719, Nelson.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  ��� Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPRING  TERM  BEGINS APRIL 1st.  Bookkeeping, shorthand and typewriting  Ihoroiighly.taught. Do not miss this opportunity  of acquiring a business education. Noto address.  CORNER WARD AND BAKER STREETS  Dressed Lumber  Of all kinds,  IF WHAT TOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAKE IT FOB TOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  J, A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS. NELSON*  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  .    CORNER OF .  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-l White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooriug, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  ���Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  president and chairman of the  board of directors respectively, if  the deal now pending is consummated. Th6 companies which are  expected to be included in the new  corporation are: The E. P. Allis Co.  of Milwaukee, the Pennsylvania  Iron Works of Philadelphia, the  Gates Iron Works Company of  Chicago, the Fraser & Chalmers  Company of Chicago, and fche Dixon  Manufacturing Company of Scranton. -  Russia's Rebellious Students.  St. Petersburg, April 18.���Three  students will present tomorrow to  general Varnowska, minister of public instruction, a petition asking  that the students of the university  of Sb. Petersburg be allowed to meet  Saturday for the purpose of deciding whether they will participate  in the examinations. Some of the  students are in of favor absenting  themselves until the students who  have been drafted into the army  are released, and those who have  been expelled are reinstated. It is  believed the meeting will be held  even if the minister refuses his permission.  Utah's Coal Combine.  S^lt Lake, Utah, April 19.���The  Utali Coal and Coke Company, a  New Jersey corporation, has filed  its articles here wifch an amendment  increasing its capital stock from  ten thousand to ten million dollars,  and changing its name to the Utah  Fuel Company. This is said to  mean a reorganization of all the  coal companies of Utah and their  control by the same interest. The  coal property included in the sale is  that of the Denver & Rio Grande  arid "the George Gould interests.'  ' Johnny ��� Eeiff Scores-a Win.  : London, April 19.���At tiie first  day's racing at Derby today, the  Dovieridge handicap plate of 000  sovereigns was won by J. Rowson's  Ichiban, ridden by Johnny Reiff.  S.fc. Beury came in second and Fiume  ran third. '  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooast.  Flooring  looal aud ooaai.  _N_e_weLEosts-  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ������������  Can be given, taken and used without  spoiling it. Just as good after using as  before; and it makes no difference how  many use it, it is good always. The best  advice we can give our customers in  the Kootenays is to send  orders, and be sure and  Spring   lines   when   they  us their mail  see our new  visit  Nelson.  **9**************t  JACOB  DOVER,  NELSON,  The Jeweler  B. C.  to  to  to  to  jJV  I ���. ������ . -^- , 1     '������-        ';    . JfH  *^!**.00.0_,.00*f&.fm0.00',00.00.0&,0J.0&.00 *f&��0*_*0 *0_- ���^���^**'*^*'*-^fi'*-*^&*-J5*}L*-Si'*-j8''*-iBl* ___\'^__\*^_W *-4S*-*^ft 'j&'^'^'^.^^f  'V'C-'^'^^^'^'i'^^S^'^^^^V^'^ ^'^'^'0*'00'00'^'00'00* 00' 00'00'00'00'00'00* 00* 00*0*'  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  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  to  to  isrs  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  NELSON,  B. C.|  Builders and  Contractors  , Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brlek &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our 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 Brlek, Fire Clay,  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year.   We also  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  .Stone.  We  Builders.  are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  tor The Mansfield Manufacturing Company. _  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick ���� Lime Co., Ltd  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  h%Sn,ab.o. Dealers in Meats  BOARD   OF   HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of  Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  AH passengers arriving at the City of Nelson  from till points east of the Kootenay River will  be required to furnish the inspector or ofllcer in  charge of the carrying out ot these regulations  with a certificate from tho health ofllcer of the  city or town from which he or she has left, containing the following particulars:  1. (a) That he or h)io has not been in any place  or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That he or Fhe has not lived in any place  or building which lien dangerously near any infected building or district.  (c) That he or she has been successfully vaccinated since January, 1901.  - 2. If the inspector believes that any person is  in'ected, or that his or her clothing or other  effects contain infection the inspector shall detain such person and his or her clothing and efl'ects  asaforcsaid, until the period of 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 havo been ex-'  posed to infection, he shall notify the medical  health ofllcer of tho locality to which the person  is going 16 meet the train or boat, and to keep the  person thereafter under observation.  4. In the event of any passenger bringing any  baggage (hand orotherwisc) or whether J.hp same.-  till .      .  officer of the town or city aforesaid:  shall  be forwarded by express, the followiag  certificate may also be required from tho health  (a) That tho said baggage (here give a full  description of said baggage so that there can bo  no question as to identification) has not been in  any place or building infected with smallpox, ttt  (b) That the said baggage has not been stored  or used in any place or* building which'lies dan-,  gcrou=ly near to any infected building or district.  5. All railway and steamboat companies must  strictly adhere to the following regulations:  (a) All mail and baggago from poin's above  mentioned destined for tho City of Nelson, on or  before leaving the last point.of call on Kootenay  Itiver must furnish the inspector or ofllcor in  charge of the carrying out of these regulations,  with a certificate from the health ofllcer of such  Eoints where fumigation takes place that same  as been done.  (b) All cars or steamboats on which have  been discovered infected; persons, baggage or  mail, will not be permitted to again convey- passengers, baggage, etc., into the City of Nelson  until disinfected and fumigated to the satisfaction of tho medical health ofllcor of this city,  (e) No Indians shall be allowed to land in the  City of Nelson under Jiny conditions.     ,  This proclamation goes into effect immediately.  FRANK FLETCHER,  Mayor of the City of Nelson.  D. LABAU,'  Medical Health Officer.  Nelson, B.C., March 2nd, 1901.  PROS-  TRADES   UNIONS.  NKLSON SOCIALISTIC ��� EDUCATIONAL  CLUB meets every Sunday af. 3 o'clock p.m.  In tho Miners'Union Ilall. A cordial invitation  is extended to every one to come and* take part  in discussions.  John Roberts, secretary.  AUNDRY WORKKItS' UNION OF NKLSON  No. 8591, A F. of L;���Meets in Miners' Union  Hall, C. P. H. Mock, corner of Iiaker and Stanj  ley streets, on fourth Friday in every month at  7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of American  Federation cordially invited to attend. C. Fred- "  rick, president; A. W. McFce, secretary.  ELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. IT. if  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northwest corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem  bers wolcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jame  Wilkos, Secretary. Union Scale ok Waoks  kok NBL80N District���Per shift, machine  men, $3.30: hammersmen miners, $3.23; muckers,  carmen, shovolers and other underground laborers, $3.00.  rpRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regu-  ��������� lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,  corner Baker and Stanley streets, on the flrst anil  third Thursday of each month, ot 8 p. m. C. J.  Clayton, President; A. T, Curie, Secretary.  THK regular mootings of tho Carpenters' Union  are held on Wednesday evening of each  weok, at 7 o'clock,* in the Miners' Union rooms  ���corner of Baker and Stanley streets. Charles  Clayton, President. Georgo Broidley, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 196, of  tbe International Journeymen Barbers On  ion of America, meets every lirst and third Monday of oach month in Miner's Union Hall, at 8.30  sharp- Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. R. McMahon, presidont; J. H. Mathe  son. secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary. ��� ,  ABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  tective Union. No. 8121, A. F. of L., moots in  Miners' Union hall, C. P. R. block, corner of  M;i ker and Stanley streets, overy Monday evening  at7:U0p.m. sharp. Visitingmembersof the American Federation cordially invited to attend.  A. J. Curie, President. . John Roberts, recording secretary. :���������������,;--���:  CLASSES  OF  INSTRUCTION .FOR  PECTORS AND OTHERS.  Markets-at���Nelson,���Rossland,���Trail^Kasiorymir,-SJmdor^SCv6rfiOTirNev'  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.    "  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS Ot  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALH AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  i&>aJSS E. C, TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL fUBOKIVB OARRCnii AVD PROMPT A7 TBWWQN  ^xzzizxxuizxzzxjzuszi2uuuzizzzxzxzzuzxixxixixzzzzizxxzzix2xi��zzu:tzzx2zzizz2xt xixzzztzzzxzzixiuzxxn^  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block, NELSON, B. C  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling: Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  Parties having mining property for sale are requested to sond samples of bholr ore to the**  Exchange for exhibition.   We desire to hear from all ] ''        '       '  claims in British Columbia;.  prospectors who 1 lavp proi nising mineral   q  Prospectors and mining men aro requested to make the Exchange their headquarters whon  in Nelson.  All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid.  Address all communications to  Telephone 104  P. O. Box 700  Correspondence solicited,  ANDREW F.  ROSENBERGER,  Nelson, B. C  ixxxixzxtxxzzxxzzxzzaxxxxxxxxrtXTxixi.TizxzzzxxrxTzzxxxzzxixiTxzxTxzzmxirxxxxinxnxzrzzxixxzzxxxr :xxixt.txxxx��  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 265.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West C. P. R. Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  We have several good furnished houses tolet  for the summer months.  H. &   M.  BIRD  BROKEN HILL SLOCK.  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Mana/fer.  All  Kinds of  Teaming  Work.  and   Transfer  Agents for Ffnrd nnd Soft Ooal. Impt'riat Oil  Company. Washington Uriofe, Lime & Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents  and brokers.  All coal and', wood strictly oa��h on (deliver^**.  TELEPHONE Ul.     Office 184 %&\W St.  NOTICK is hereby given that classes of instruction for prospectors, miners and olhers interested in mining are being held in Rowland,'Ji.  C under the control of the Rossland School of  Mines, nssif ted by a grant from the Provincial  Govern luenfc^  Thelnstructors are J. M. McGregor. B. A. Sc,  P. h. S.. and H, K. T. Haultain, B. A. Sc.  Tho course extends over the months of January February, March and April, nnd consists of  a series of lectures and classes on live evenings of  each week.  The course covers:���  Ciiemistkv.���A short course of lectures preparatory to the course ln mineralogy and blotv-  pIP^'K- ��� ,    .  Mi.NKKAi.oor and Bi.owpiw.vo.���Lectures oir  the elements of mineralogy illustrated by hand  specimens and a course nf blowplping.  Geoi.ogv.���Lectures on elements or geology as  illustrated from the geology of British Columbia,  and the mode of occurrence of oro deposits, vein  formation, fissures, faults, etc., and Held  methods. ���, '  HRosrF.crrNO and WiN.vi.vo ok Onus.���The application of the principles of mineralogy, geology,  and mechanics to the discovery and winning of  valuable minerals, and the methods and appliances in use to open up the deposits, and the various methods of oro treatment.  JIkciianics.���Tho elementary principles of mechanics and their application to mining, dealing  ���with strength of iron, steel and timber, and machinery.  IIkau'ino.���The elements of drawing, such as  will enable the student to make serviceable  sketches in the field, tho free-hand sketching of  machinery, and the principles of reading maps  and plans and surveys.  There will be a small reference library,  RICHARD McBltlDE.  Minister of Mines.  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notice is hereby given that, in pursuance of  the notification published by this Department,  and dated 22nd June, 1899, uncjer section 33 of Ihe  "Land Act," agreements for I he sale of Lota in  the Town of New Denver, whioh were purchased  from tho Government at public auction on 20(li  July, 1892, and upon which the balance of purchase money and interest is not fully paid up by  the 30th of April next, will bo cancelled and all  moneys paid therein will be forfeited.  W. C. WEMA  Chief Commission of Lands and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, H. C, 21st March, 1!I01.  DISSOLUTION   OF  PABTNEBSHIP.  Notice Is hereby given that tho partnership  heretofore existing between Lewis Noll ami  Wcsloy K. Cox, carrying on business as hotel-  beepers in the premises known as the Porto Rico  hotel at Porto Rico Siding, B. C, under the tlrm  name of Noll & Cox, has this day been dissolved  by mutual consent. For tho future tho Porto  Rico hotel will be conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will assume all liabilities of the late Una nnd to  whom all accounts owing said firm are herewith  navablo. LOU 18 NOLL,  "^ WKSLKY K. COX.  Witnoss: Rout. Rknwick.  Nelson, March 86th, 1901.  TVTELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  ���" meeting of the Painters' Union is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Minors' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. -George Eacrl't,  President; Henry Bennett, Secretary.  OOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION -Regular  meetings every Tuesday evening at 8-30  oclock, in Minors'Union Hall, corner of Bnknr  and Stanley streets. Visting brothren cordially  invited. Chris. Lnft, president; H. Snicker, financial and recording secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION���Tho O. P. I. A. No.  172, meets, every Monday.ovoning In the  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanloy streets, ab  8 o'clock. J. P. Mover, president; William  Vice, secretary, P. O. Box GIG.  &  FEATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NKLSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. K. fc A. M  Meets sooond Wednesday In eaoh month  Sojourning brethren Invited.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER No. 153  G. H. C���Mee's third Wednesday. Sojouni-  iiigcompanionsiinvited?GeorgenJohii'5toiie,iC.;~E^  W. Matthews, S. E.  NELSON AERIE. No. 22, F. O. E.���Moot second  and fourth Wednesday of eaoh month, at  Fraternity Hall.    George Bartlctt, president  John V. Morrison, secretary.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodge, No  25, Knights of Pythias, meets ln I. O. O. K.  Hall, oorner Bakor and Kootenay streets, ever/  Tnoaday evening at 8 o'clock, visiting Knights  oordlally invited to attend. H. M. Vln cent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. of R. & 3.   OOTKNAY TENT NO. 7. K. O..T. M.���  Hold their regular meetings on tho first and  third Thursdays of oach month. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially invited to attend. 0. A.  Brown, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Steel.  D. S C. ___*   R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD   WORK***  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing  and custom work from oviside points. Heavy  bolts made to order on shoit 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.  NOTICE.  Courtsof Assize. NislPrius.OyerandTerniinef  and Oeneral Gaol Delivery will be holden In the  Court Houhc at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, at tho  places and on the dates following, namely:  City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of April, 19011.  City of Now Westminster, on the 23rd day of  April, l'��l.  City of Nelson, on the 7th day of May. 1901.  City of Revelstoke, on the 7th day ot May, 1901,  City of Vernon, on thu 15th day of May, 1901.  City of Kamloops, on the 23rd day of May, 1901.  City of Vancouver, on the 2lstday of May, 1901.  City of Victoria, on the 28th day of May, 1901.  Town of Clinton,' on tho 28th day- of May, lflOl'  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE,  Provincial bocretary.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  BOth March, 1901.  *"5  *_ "-** r  ,  -^e-.'\  Tii "I  ' v ?sT**l  "lit I  Aym  - ^ " u ���?��� ^*  r ;-f I  r- THE TRIBUNE: NELSOK, B C, SATURDAY APRIL 20, 1901  ,*/?���?-  i  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 Mercerized Shirt Waists, tlie regular $2.50 line offered at     ..     ..     1  Black Sateen Shirt Waists      ..     ....  65  50  90  7 5  Dress Skirts  White Muslin Wear  Corset Covers at 18c, 25c, 40c, and 50c.  White Skirts at 75c, $1.00, and $1.50.  White Drawers at 25e, 50c, 75c, $1, $1.50 and $2.  ���White Night Gowns at 50c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50.  Regular $10 Black Creponne Skirts, to clear $7 00  Regular $7.50 Black Creponne Skirts at .. 5 00  Regular $4.50 Blueaud Black Serge Skirts,. 3 00  Regular $4.50 Black Lustre Skirts, to clear    2 ,50  Silks  China Silks at 25c per yard. -  Black Tafetta Silk, the $1.00 line for 60c.  Black PeaudeSoie Silk, the $1.50 line for $lM  Black Satin, the $1.50 line, to clear at: $1.00:  Large range of Fancy Colored Silks for Blouses at  ��� all prices. " ;7''-; '      '���������'���  REMEMBER THIS IS A GENUINE  CLOSING OUT SALE.  FERLAND  Assayers Supplies  We carry in stock a full line of Assayers' and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled  and  our  prices  are   reasonable.-   .      - ==  We are British Columbia Agents for-  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.  .<=>.��  :��:?  m  zAe  ���:&%  m  ?m  MORRISON & CALDWELL  PROVISIONS   AND   PRODUCE.  1  OUR LEADERS���  The well-known Newdale Creamery Butter  In all sized packages ^nd 1-pound bricks  September Selected Ontario Cheese  _   Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  $  ^  ^  Bakep Street,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  ROSSLrAIND   BISQIINBERIIVG   WORKS  cunliffb & McMillan  Founders and  Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin Doors and Cenerat Mining Maohlnery.  List of second-hand machinery on hand, which has been thoroughly overhauled and is as good  -as new  1 25-H. P. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  1 6i"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  1 Sinking Pump, No. 5 Cameron, New York.  1 Sinking Pump, 10"x5"xl3", outside packed, plunger pattern. ���      ���  Watch this advertisement lor further lists, or write us before you buy for complete list.  We  may have just what you want.  Agents for Northey Pumps.  P.  O.  Box 198.  Stock carried.  THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  STRAGHAN  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  GOOD GOODS.  RBASONABL PRICES  Will call at your residence or place  of business with- catalogues and  prices anytime if dropped apostcard.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFIOH.  NELSON. B. O  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The Nelson Gun Club will hold a  shoot this afternoon at 2:30 at the  traps, below Stanley street.  Tomorrow, at Emmanuel church  Rev. William Munroe will preach in  the morning on "The Creation  Story." . In the evening the subject will be "Social Life, or Amusement."  Barge No. 15, which recently met  with the accident ou her trip from  Kootenay Lauding, was towed to  Kaslo on Thursday night and is now  on the ways there undergoing repairs.  The building recently occupied  by Mrs. McLaughlin as a millinery,  on Josephine street, is being removed to Vernon street and will be  placed on the lot adjoining the  Economist.  The second recruit drill of the  Rocky Mountain Rangers was held  in the armory last night, when  fifteen of the new men received instructions. All give promise . of  making good soldiers.   -  The steamer  Kokanee  is  receiving   a   thorough   overhauling,, al  though still on the run. Captain  Fraser says that when the painters,  decorators and furniture men get  through the Kokanee will be one of  best looking boats in the service.  A farther reduction has been  made in C. P. R, passenger rates  between' Nelson and the coast, A  travaler can now get to Victoria,  Vancouver, Whatcom, Seattle or  New Westminster for $19.05 and to  Portland for $19.85.  There will be a Rugby practice  at 4:30 this afternoon. A full turn  out of players is requested in view  of the game with Cranbrook, which  takes place next Saturday ��� provided the members of the visiting  team can all produce a clean bill of  health.        Men Wanted for Michel.  An   agent   of   Brackenridge    J.  Lund, contractors, was in town the  other day trying to secure fifty men  to go to Michel for excavation work'.  The firm have the  contract for the  excavation work on the ground set  apart for the erection of coke ovens;  in the new mining town.    It is said'-  their agent only secured three men "  iri   Nelson   who   were   willing' to  undertake the job.  DON'T LIKE PAY! PAY I PAY I  KIPLING'S    SOU G   HAS   A   NEW  MEANING  FOR  BRITAIN.  One Cent a Pound  on  Sugar  Shuts  Off . the  Home Guards'  Patriotism.  TELEPHONE 27  E3Z,    ^rzrJBTElB  Sc   CO.  Store, Corner Baker and Josephine Stieet  PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS    rubber and cotton hose.  POULTRY  NETTING  PAINTERS NOW ON STRIKE  Dispute Over Wages.  Vancouver, April 19.��� [Special  to The TribuneJ.���The city painters  have gone ou strike, having failed  to obtain a satisfactory agreement  with the contractors regarding  wages.  Cross & Sweeny, brewers of  Seattle, have bought the Columbia  brewery from-Kappler of this city,  and will erect a $400,000 plant for  the supply of the Klondike and1 the  interior of British Columbia.  K. Oto, the Jap who was arrested  ou Tuesday on arrival from Seattle,  because he could not fill out the  form prescribed by the new immigration regulations after he persisted in landing, is issuing papevs  suing the otticer for damages. It  turned out that he was a naturalized British subject, and was therefore immune from the provisions of  the new act. ��� ���  Vancouver grocers are arranging  a close combine, ,to include every  ono of sey.eiity-five stores in the  city.   Decision Against the C. P. R. -  Victoria, April. 19.���The admiralty court, composed of justice Mar-  tain and two navy oflicers, gave  judgment for the owners of the  bark Abbey Palmer in the' suit  brought by them for damages arising out of a collision between that  ship and the C. P. R. steamship,  Empress of Japan, in the straits of  Puca several months ago. The  court-decided that the oflicers of  the Empress were entirely to blame  for the collision.. The amount of  damages will be assessed by the  registrar and two merchants acquainted with shipping.  Cigar-makers on Strike.  Montreal, April 19.���Eight  hundred cigarmakers, every factory  itrthe^citybein^^g^repre&entearTliiit"  work today at 7 o'clock. The men  do not ask for an increase in wages  but for uniformity of price in different factories for the same kind of  work. L. P. Tracey, Boston, vice-  president of the National Cigar-  makers' Union, is here in charge of  affairs. The men have good  organization and say they intend  to stay out until their, demands are  granted. The manufacturers say  these demands are impossible, and  meeting them would mean ruin of  business.    .  ���"_  Britain's War Loan Adopted.  London, April 19.���The house of  commons adopted the war loan resolution by a vote of 180 to 117.  .    PERSONAL.  C. E. Smitheringale, of the Slocan  Drill, was in town yesterday.  R. W. Bocom, Ymir, registered at  the Queen's yesterday. '  . M. Moffatt, inspector of tlie Im-.  porial-Bank of Cimadu', arrived in town last  night and registeredrat^ho Phair. ���"  J. G. McCalTum and D. S. McDon-  nell, JBlocaiv appeared on tlio Queon'rt register  yesterday. "' *   '���  S.. W. Flowers, Spokane; G. A  McGregor, Columbia, and XV. J. Burns, Rossland, arc among lute arrivals at the QucunV.  J. G. McPherson, Grimsby; C. A.  Clark, Montreal, and C. H. Bowman. Vancouver,  wero lato arrivals al, tho Phair yesterday.  Charles Cameron, Summit City,  and J. U. Paxler, Oakland, registered at the  Tremont yesterday.  A.  B. Buckworth, J.-P., census  commissioner, eamo over from Ymir yesterday  to have a look pvor the work of tho enumerators  here^  Among   yesterday's   arrivals   at  the Humo were Prank Fair, Clinton; W. II. P.  Clement and wife. Grand Forks; 8. Newswander, Kaslo; Joseph Park, Kosiland; und D. P.  Hatch, Ainsworth., .  '..Among others  registering at the  Madden house yeslorday were I>, Sloan, Slocnn  City, and J. ilarncs, Itobson; 1). I). Macdonald  aud Walter Gardner, Kiislo; Hi. McGnilh, Hastings, and F. Peterson, Robsoo; "  London, April  19.���Taken as a  whole, the comments of the country  on the proposals of the chancellor  of   the  exchequer, in the budget  statement     presented    yesterday,  cannot be regarded as unfavorable.  The   outstanding   feature   of, the  public's  reception of the budget is  the outcry from-the coal district?,;  and  in',, a lesser  degree from the  business   affected   by . tl^e   sugar  taxes..   In  coal  taxes   the export  duty is regarded as confirming the  idea in spme radical quarters that  the government is riding for a. fall,  but the" well informed consider it  possible that the chancellor of the  exchequer will be induced to exempt from the new duty all contracts made prior .to the day,  thus  relieving the pressure of the middle  men who have bought or sold coal  for the future delivery.     This, it is  believed, will  go far to reconcile  the coal trade generally to the new  imposition, in the meanwhile, however,   the  opposition   of   the  coal  owners is augmenting hourly.   The  chambers of commerce in  the  coal  districts  are protesting in vigorous  terms,' the   Cardiff   porters   scent  ruin, and their markets being  captured   by   American   aud  German  coal. ' The manufacturers,  on the  other hand, flatter themselves that  the  effect  of   Ihe  tax  will be  to  lower prices and lessen competition  iu iron and steel.  The" grocers advanced sugar a  half peuiiy per pound this morning  in London." British refined sugars  werevery strong, and jumped from  two shillings to two shillings and  six pence. The Scotch manufacturing and 'pie erve makers advanced  the price ��� four shillings and six  pence t'otwo'shilliugs and sixpence  per: -hittfdi'ed - Aveight, respectively.  The Scotch sugar refiners have put  on thre*e" shillings to four shillings,  arid have abolished discounts. There  was priietically no business today  on -the Greenock sugar exchange  owing to the extensive buying  previous1 to the budget announcements. The president of the Refiners' Association expressed the  opinion1 that the tax would work,  out benefically. A steamer with a  cargo of continental sugar arrived  (at Greenock yesterday ovening,  after thecustom house closed, and  was refused permission ��� to unload.  The duty on her cargo amounts to  ��2000. The importer claims that  the duty on sugar had not been imposed when the steamer arrived,  and, therefore, they will contest  the payment of the duty.  The export' coal business at  Cardiff docks was at a standstill  "tollayr^M^iralits^refulM^t^sBip  and take the responsibility on the  new tax while the colliery owners  repudiate any liability. The Scotch  exporters of coal are of the opinion  that the United States is bound to  capture the West. Indian coal  market. The ship-owners of Glasgow anticipate that a portion of the  duty will come out of their pockets.  The comments of the afternoon  papers here follow the lead of the  morning papers"geuerally,in anticipating that the more acute tension  will soon pass off. The Irish newspapers   condemn   the   income tax  H. H. CAMERON  AGENT  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company   and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  IsTELSOlsr  STORES   AT  s^-isriDoisr  part of the budget, and,think the  sugar duty will ��� press especially  hard on . Ireland, owing to the  general poverty of the people.  London, AprillO.-^The Daily  Express has received the'following  from its correspondent in Kingston,  Jamaica: Much disappointment is  expressed, here at the'absence of  countervailing duties from the  budget. The sugar trade is at  present. almost. wholly with the  United States, and the tax of a half  penny per pound will keep it there."  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  ST. CATHARINES, 19.���Laughlin  McPherson, of Stanford, is dead;  aged 100.  MONTREAL, 19.��� A telephone  dispatch from Magog says a serious  fire started there shortly after  noon.  TORONTO, 19,���The physician  who attended the smallpox patient  named Griffin, from Cleveland, has  taken the' disease. The health  authorities withhold the name , of  the physician. -  ...  TORONTO, 19.���Peter Wheeler,  who confessed to having- robbed  several city churches in this city  and Hamilton, was this morning  sentenced to four.years.in Kingston  penitentiary.  MONTREAL, 19.���Lafleur's large  boot and shoe factory, "Sfc. Henri,  was destroyed by fire this afternoon. The, loss is about $50,000.  The adjoining buildings were burning at 3:30 p.m.  WHAT EUROPEAN CABLES SAY  ALIWAL NORTH, Cape Colony,  19.���General Hector-MacDonald has  been, appointed, to. an important  conimand on the Afghan frontier.  LONDON, 19.���The ordinary  weekly cabinet. meeting was held  today under . the presidency of  Arthur J. Balfour, first lord of the  treasury.  VIENNA, 19.���In the reichrath  today premier Dr. Koerger, replying to an interpellation, said the  increasing commercial interests of  China necessitated the establishment of an Austrian consulate at  Tien-Tsin. A site for the consulate  had therefore been taken and payment for it to. China was reserved  for the future settlement. ..  New Bakery  Baker Street  The only coriiplete Fire Insurance  policy writing office in the city.  MONEY TO LOAN  ov improved'    . ' ...  ���        PROPJfiltTY AT 8%  The Star Bakery has opened  a branch store on Josephine  street, next to F. Irvine & Co. 's  millinery establishment.      '.:-*  BREAD  REDUCED IN       ���  PRICE BUT   ;  NOT IN   *  WEIGHT  Sold at 5 cents per loaf.  Come and see the display of  cakes, "etc. ?J/,.,.',',"  R. G. JOY, Proprietor  Borrowers can rely on getting their  money when they want it.  TO BAILWAY CONTRACTORS.  Bids will ho received by tho Arrowhead &  Kootenny itailwnv Company for the building of  a railwtiy from Lardo to Trout lake,- in the  district of West, Kootenay, B. C. This work will  include cleni'inK of right, of way, grading,' bridging, trucklnylngand surfacing fora total distance  of about 3j..milo.4.  PlatiN, specifications aiid fornisof tender will be  fiirnli'hpd on application, or may be examined in  the olllce of .1. G. Sullivan, division engineer.  Trail, li. C. Bids for Uhh work l.o be cent, to tho  olllce of W. K. Tye, chief engineer, Winnipeg,  Manitfba, ard miiMt, reach there not later than  1'J o'clock. - Monday, -April 29th. Tho- lowest  or any tender not necessarily accepted.  _       J. G. SULLIVANV  \��pril 16Lfi;i90t Trail. B. C.  ,   NELSON LICENCE DISTRICT.  Notice is' hereby given that W. O. Telford has  irado application under the provisions of the  "Liquor Licence Act, 1*900," for an hotel licenco at  Granite Siding, flvs miles west of Nelson.  A meeting of the Board of Liconce Commis-  (ioners of tho Nelson Licence District will be held  to consider .such application at the Court House  at the City of Nelson on Tuesday, the thirtieth  day of April, 1911, at the hour often o'clock in the  forenoon.  W. H. BULLOCK-WKBSTKB,  Chief Licence Inspector.'  Chief Constable's Office, Nelson. B.C.,  April 16th, 1901.  AINSWORTH   LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that James McDonald  h.is made appl cation under the provisions of the  "Liquor Licence Act, J900," for an hotel licence  for the Hotel Ralph at Lai do.  A meeting of the Board of Liconce Commissioners of the Ainsworth Licence District will be  held to consider such application at the Court  House at the City of Kaslo on. Wednesday, the  flrst day of May. 1901,"at tlie huur of eight o clock  in the afternoon. *** ���   "  W. H. BULLOCK^WEBSTER, ���  Chief Licence.Inspector.-  Chief ConBtabhs's Offlco, Nelson, B;tJ.*"      April 16th, 1901.  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 greeri vegetables  arrive daily, consisting of  lettuce, onions, asparagus,  spinach, rhubarb, and ripe  tomatoes.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The LEADING   GROCERS  Telephone 10 K-W-C Block, Baker Street  FISHING TACKLE  ....     IS NOT A NEW VENTURE WITH US.  We know your wants and have what you need. Our linfe is  too large to enumerate, but a call will convince you that it is  the most complete in the city.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.   ImDorters and Dealers in Shelf ana Heavy Hardware.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  lilO.   J219   BAKER   STREET.   NELSON.  TOO   IMT-A-IlSry   SHOES  26  Per   Cent  Discount.  From this dato I will give 25 -pei' cent discount on all boots and  shoes in stock. My stock is complete and very large, and in order  to reduce same I am offering the public this great chance tosecure new  and up-to-date goods at these extremely low prices.  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  E. FERGUSON & CO,  ~WHOra-SftI^raQUORS~ANirCIGA*RSf  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DOMESTIC CICARS  Amongst a large assort-  . ment we carry the following brands : ;EI Cieto,. Flor  de Melba, La Ma rea, La  Veda, Rosebery, Buena  Galaua.        ..'..'.',  THE GRANDA HAVANA CIGARS  A full line ranging from  $50 to $120; A declaration  accompanies each box, certifying that the finest  Havana tobacco only is  used by this factory. We  recommend them.  Our Special Canadian Rye is the Most Palatable Whiskey in the  .   .     Market.   We have it imbulk and in cases 5's and 6's.  PERSONAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAIL ORDERS  Fishing Tackle  We carry in stock Hardy Br.o>s.  steel-center and green heart fly  rods, reels, flies, casts, traces,  -and bails. Our line is very  large and complete. Mail orders receive prompt attention.  TISDALL'S  GUN STORE  VANCOUVER.  SEED  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND  GARDEN SEEDS  Houston Block.  Telephone 161. '  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.


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