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Array If  British Columbia in 1900  ti  07,645  Mineral Produotlon of Kooterj���� iij 1900  $10,562,032  V-*******?*  ���' �����$  i  "_yM  -���iM  1 *f  NELSON", B. C, TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 30,  1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  1 GATHERING IN BOERS  SMALL SUCCESSES BEPOBTED AT  DIFFERENT POINTS.  Close Upon Two Hundred Are Beport-  ed by Lord Kitchener as Killed,  Wounded or Captured  London, April 29.���Lord Kitchener reports to the war oflice from  Pretoiia, under date of April 28, as  follows: Kitchener's - fighting  scouts, under general Grenfell, have  surprised aud captured Van Rens-  burg's laager at Klip Dam, north of  Pietersburg. Some Boers were  killed and thirty seven taken prisoners. Thirty - eight thousand  rounds of ammunition and all the  wagons, carts, oxen, horses and  mules were captured. Our only  casualty was one wounded. The  other column reports three killed,  5S taken prisoners, 57 surrendered,  and one quick firer captured.  London, April 29.���Another dispatch from lord Kitchener, dated  Pretoria, April .29th, says: "General  Blood has discovered at Rossenkaal,  South African republic government  documents, and a large number of  bank notes. Byng had a fight with  Boers on the Basiitoland border,  south of Wepener. and killed five.  At Lydenberg, twenty Boers ^ have  surrendered."  Cape Town, April 29.���A party  of Boers blew up tlie railroad between Graspan and Belmont, Cape  Colony, in three places, - on April  27th, apparently-with the intention  of interrupting a train carrying  Cecil Rhodes. The damage done  was .slight and was quickly repaired.         To Control Atlantic Transportation.  London, April 29.���The first step  in Lhe direction of the consolidation  of-some of the biggest transit and  "shipping-interests has-been .accomplished by the purchase, by J. Pierpont Morgan & Co., of the Leyland  line steamers. A deposit on" the  purchase money has been paid. The  purchase of the Leyland line is tantamount to its consolidation with  the Atlantic transportation. The  Leyland oilicials in confirming tho  sale, said the official statement  would'be issued tomorrow. It is  understood that the shareholders  will receive fourteen pounds ten  shillings for each ten-pound share.  The Leyland line, whose fleets will  thus pass into the control of Americans, is one of Great Britain's great  shipping institutions, and the result of the consolidation of the  steamship company with the largest  tonnage in the world.  .  Smith's Death Was Accidental.  ==^EoNDON^i5ril_29."^^The"coroner's  jury, which has been investigating  the death of Billy Smith, the Philadelphia fighter, who was fatally injured on April 22nd, at the National  Sporting Club by Jack Roberts in a  ���contesCfor the 120 pound championship of England, and who died  April 21th, today rendered a verdict of accidental death. The  coroner minutely examined the  club'oilicials and some disinterested  spectators of the contest. The  hospital surgeon, who atteuded  Smith, said that the appearance of  Ih-) pupils of the hitter's eyes disproved the story that he had been  drugged. Out of the thirty bouts  which have taken place at the  National Sporting Club this year,  this is the first in which a contestant has sustained serious injury.  American Cotton Shut Out.  Tacoma, April 29.���The steamship Copack brings^ news that tho  shipments of raw cotton from the  United States to the Orient will be  greatly affected by immense purchases of Bombay cotton just made  by the cotton spinners' union,, embracing the largest cotton manufacturers of Japan. Then* agents  have bought 250,000 bales to be  shipped within the next few months.  Of this quantity, the Nippon Yusen  Kushia will carry 100,000 bales at  twelve rupees a ton. Many manufacturers intend to mix Bombay  with American cotton,-while others  will, use the former exclusively. Ifc  is laid down in Japan cheaper than  American cotton.  Boers for Bermuda.  Hamilton, Bermuda, April 25.���  There is considerable excitement at  present in Bermuda over the ex  pected arrival of 1700 Boer prisoners. The British government has  leased Barrell's island, one of the  largest islands in the sound, and  within a quarter of mile of Warwickshire, for one year with the  option of relinquishing on a month's  notice. Tusker's island has also  been inspected, but up to April 24th  no definite settlement has been  made in regard to it. The army  officials are very reticent and nothing can be learned from them on  the subject. The blacksmiths of  the town have been sounded as to  their ability to construct several  hundred yards of iron fence, very  strong, close and high, with spike  points, and as the plans which one  or two have seen are said to be the  plans of one of the islands, very  little doubt is entertained as to the  object in view by the government.  REPORT OF CITY AUDITOR  SAVED BY PLUCKY FIREMEN  Sensational New York Fire.  New York, April 29.���With  splendid daring, at the risk of their  lives, two firemen today went into  a burning apartment house at No.  1712 Amsterdam avenue and rescued  two old women from what appeared  to be almost certain. death. -The  firemen were Matthew Cummiugs  and John McClair of Hook and  Ladder No. -23. The women rescued  were Mrs. Elizabeth Niver, 65, and  her sister, Mrs. Eliza" Moore, 80  years old. The fire was started by  children' on the top., floor playing  with matches.  Firemen Cummings and McClair  were told that the two women were  in the building and they made  desperate efforts to reach the fifth  floor by the regular stairway, but  the flames drove them back. They  then rushed up to^the fifth floor of  the next house and then over the  fire escape to the front windows of  No. 1712. McClair%waited outside  and Cummings went in on his hands  and knees through the dense smoke.  The crowd,below watched gilently  fur the firemen to reappear. - At  length McClair was- seen' to' -reach  in and take something from Cummings. . It was Mrs. Niver, who  had been found unconscious in the  kitchen. McClair hurried with her  to the , street, while Cummings  crawled back into the flames. Just  as the captain of the compauy was  ordering other men up to the rescue,  Cummings was a :en to stagger to  the wiudow carrying Mrs. Moore.  She was unconscious aud Cummings  was not far from it. The crowd  cheered like mad. when Cummings  made his way down to the street.  He soon went back with his comrades and fought the fire. Mrs.  Moore was burned so severely that  she had to be taken to a -hospital.  Her condition is serious on account  of her extreme age. ��� Mrs. Niver  was painfully scorched.  IMPRISONED MINERS SAVED  Three Will Probably Perish.  Aurora, Montana, April 29.���  Rescuers reached three of the five  miners, who had been entombed in  Rosebud mine since last Thursday,  at 2 o'clock yesterday morning.  Two were rescued alive, one was  found dead, and tlie other two- are  supposed to be lifeless. Grant  Shard had been mangled by falling  rocks and earth, and undoubtedly  died instantly. Faint taps on the  iron rails announced that two others  were still alive. They were William  Shane and George Foster. A large  boulder had Foster pinioned by the  foot, and in that position he had  remained for a day. He was nearly  famished when reached by the  workers, but was revived by the  aid of stimul.aits. The work of  saving him was tedious and risky,  as the drift was just large enough  for one man to. work in lying on his  side, clawing dirt back'.to another,  then another, until the whole  string had been passed. When  taken out it was discovered that  Foster had a crushed leg and foot,  but he will probably recover. At  10:10 a.m. the rescuers were near  William Shane, who wa3 pinioned  by the foot with a dead man underneath him, Shane was scarcely  able to talk. His arm is. broken,  and it is feared that he may lose  his mind. He was removed at 11  o'clock after an imprisonment of  sixty hours and fifty minutes. The  other two aro probably dead. Five  thousand persons were about the  shaft all day and night.  SUBMITTED    TO    THE    COUNCIL  LAST EVENING.  Proposition Bespecting Flour Mill for  Nelson Indefinitely Postponed as  Applicant Wants too Much.  There was a full attendance at  the meeting of the city council last  night, mayor Fletcher presiding.  The finance committee recommended a* number of payments,  whicli were approved and checks  ordered to be issued for same.  The auditpr presented his quarterly statement of receipts and disbursements to March 31st, showing :  Receipts Sl8.fti5 94  Expenditure   21.408 11  Kxcoss of expenditure ��2,530 17  Tlie outstanding accounts receivable on March 3lst were as follows :  Scavenger rates Sl^G 90  Real estate taxes : .  2,917 94  Sewer rentals  1,019 70  Electric light rates  2,324 37  Water rates ���  2,476 11  The rates paid in advance were :  Water.  Light..  81,178 75  2G25  Total '. 81.205 00  3 ~"I am unable to give the amount  outstanding for licenses," added the  report, "as with the present roll we  cannot have a corresponding ledger  account." The auditor complimented the staff on the system of  book-keeping, but recommended  several alterations.  Among the items in the detailed  statement were $709.50 for fire department maintenance and $514.00  for equipment, the latter amount  covering the expense of the team of  horses recently purchased; the  police department $892.00; and the  scavenger department.- $991.70. As  against the latter sum, however,  there were earnings amounting to  $1,129.63. Donations and subscriptions are set down at $1,469.60, and  debenture . interest .at $4,375.00.  Sewerage connections cost $1,100.27,;  electric-construction. $337.00, and  maintenance $1,303.79. As against  this the receipts from this source  were $4,838.50 for rates and $33.90  supplies sold.  The report was referred to the  finance committee.   -  B. Friel wrote acknowledging the  receipt of the city's letter of the  15th hist., aud undertaking that if  the council granted him the necessary site and water powea and  exempt him from taxation for ten  years, he would build and operate  a flour mill in Nelson with a capacity  of 100 barrels per day.  Alderman Paterson thought the  proposition rather indefinite. The  writer did not say what size of a  site he required.  Alderman Selous���He seems to bo  enlarging on the proposition. First  he wanted a mill^site and water"  power. Now he wants a graded  road and exemption from taxation  for ten years in addition.  Mayor Fletcher���He asks for a  mill site, with sheds, facilities for  railway tracks and exemption from  taxation.  Alderman Madden���That might  take an acre of land.  Mayor Fletcher���Next thing he'll  want is his passage paid to Nelsou.  Alderman Paterson���The matter  was referred to the board of works,  but we wanted something definite  from him.  Alderman Selous moved that the  writer be informed that it would  be necessary for him to discuss the  matter personally, but that the  council doubted if it would be  worth his while to come here, as his  terms were such that the council  could not comply with them.  This course was agreed to and  the clerk instructed to write Mr.  Friel accordingly.  The Kootenay " Electrie Supply  Company wrote asking for tbe privilege of tendering for supplies for  the extension of the service to the  fire hall.  A petition was read asking that  the Kootenay Lake Telephone Company be allowed to string a wire to  connect with the Methodist parsonage. There would be a big meeting  of the Epworth League in Nelson  on May Oth, and telephone service  would be very desirable.  Manager Hodge of the telephone  company said there were several  applications for new service, and  the compauy was unable to comply  because they were under orders to  remove their wires in certain districts. .  Alderman   Selous    thought   the  council had acted leniently with  the company in extending the time  for tho removal of the wires in outlying districts. There was an order  to have all the wires removed, and  the removal of those on Josephine  street was to be undertaken at  once.  Alderman Irving moved that permission be granted to mako the connection petitioned for. This was  seconded ' by alderman Hamilton  and agreed to.  J. Keith Reid wrote advocating  his scheme for installing power, but  the communication was tabled.  A number ��� of < applications were  read for sidewalks and sewers in different sections of the city, and re  ferred to the board of works.  The telephone question was again  raised by manager Hodge asking  for some definite ruling, when the  mayor pointed out that at any time  the council wished they could order  .the removal of '..the wires.0 The  matter was leffc in, the hands of the  mayor and superintendent of the  electric light service.  It was agreed to raise the sidewalk to curb level at the Houston  block, and - some routine business  having been transacted the council  adjourned.  CONVICT CAMERON   FLITS  Was Doing Time For Arson,  Vancouver, April 29.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���Cameron, convict  sentenced to six years for burning  the Columbia hotel, near Grand  Forks, escaped this morning from  Westminster," and at a late hour tonight has not been found. He was  Avorking with a gang near the  woods and slipped away unnoticed.  Tickets for Skagway were selling  at $5 here today in consequence of  the northern rate war.  -.There is talk , of forming an  amalgamated association of all  sporting clubs in the city..  The steamer Tees, from Skagway  tonight,   reports {.finding   an    unknown three "masted vessel on the  western   side. of^iQueen, Charlotte,  islands.       Death of Dennis Coughlin.  Dennis Coughlin, who for some  years has acted in the capacity of  bridge foreman for the C P. R.,  died at the general hospital last  night of pneumonia. Deceased has  worked in and about Nelson since  1892. He was a man about 36 years  of age, and came west with railway  construction from Eganville, Ontario. Up to Friday last he was engaged at building the cribwork on  the creek at the C. P. R depot, and  taking ill, was removed to the  hospital. A telegram to his friends  in the east was replied to yesterday  stating that one of them was starting by the next train for Nelson.  Nelson-Slocan Public',Works.  I-^tlie-provincial-iestimates tlie"  $25,300 set out for roads, "streets  and bridges for Nelson riding are  lumped up under the head of  general repairs and construction.  Of the $35,958.19 to bevoted for the  Slocan riding, $17,850 is- set down  for repairs and construction; Lemon  creek road gets $6000 as a contribution to its cost; Springer  creek $2500 as a contribution ; extension of South Fork, Kaslo, road  $8000; refund on Bowser creek trail  $490.09 ; refund on McGuigan road  $111.50; and refund to Hewitt mine  $1000.  An Indian Missionary  Rev. father Eummelen, of the  Okanagan mission, is paying Nelson  a visit. He reports his Indian  charges are doing well, and havo  acquired the art of farming and  fruit growing to a degree even beyond his anticipation. The aborigines also raise some of the best  horses in the Kootenays, and are  second to none in the matter of  training, not alone for the saddle,  but for harness. His parishioners  are among the happiest and most  advanced of the Iudian tribes bf the  province.  NO SETTLEMENT IN SIGHT  Association Football.  A meeting of those interested in  Association football, will be held in  the Hume hotel tonight at 8 o'clock  to consider the question of  establishing a club to work under  these rules in Nelson, There was a  good organization of association  men last season, but they seem to  have disbanded, leaving the field to  the Rugby players. It is confidently expected that those favoring the  milder treatment of the ball will  .succeed in organizing tonight.  BOLTEBS   HAVE   NOT   BEGEIVED  CONCESSIONS. '  Another Government Caucus Was Held  Yesterday, But Like Others Was  Barren of Besult.  Victoria, April 29.���Finance  Minister Turner delivered his budget speech in the legislature this  afternoon. Contrary to expectations he made, no reference to the  government's railway policy, in  fact it is understood that he was  unable to, as although the caucus of  government members lasted until  two this afternoon, no arrangement  was arrived at with the bolting  members. He however stated that  this was probably the last time  that he would deliver the budget  speech. It is the thirteenth time  he has done so, being finance minister that many years, with a break  of but one year, and a member of  the legislature for fifteen years.  He is going to London as agent  general for the province.  Brigands as Emigrants.  Nkw York, April 29.���The Herald  says: "Italy is still making of the  United States a dumping ground  for her criminals and paupers. This  fact has been forcibly called .to the  attention of the local authorities by  the arrival at this port of three  Italian, brigands, whoso depredations made tliem a scourge to the  province in which they were reared.  These three outlaws who encountered no obstacle to bar them from  entering this country, are now in  Kansas City, Montana, whither  they went on ��� some mysterious-  mission of crime. Warning has  been sent- by police commissioner  Murphy to the Kansas City police  who now have the Italians under  strict surveillance. _ Commissioner  Murphy- learned that -wlien-the-outlaws concluded to visit the United  States they made terms with tbe  local authorities of their province,  and were* assured immunity from  arrest. 'Then they levied blackmail  upon the merchants who were more  than willing to contribute a travelling fund, As a result -the three  arrived in New York, appearing as  well to do immigrants.  Much Suffering in the North.  Port Townsbnd, April 29.���Jacob  Bush, who has spent three years in  Alaska, returned from Valdez on  the steamer' Senator today. Just  before sailing from Valdez for Juneau, Mr. Bush says, a courier arrived at Valdez from Sunrise City,  stating that a snowslide had occurred at that place on April 2nd,  in which twenty or more lives were  lost~ancl a number of_hbuses"buried"  beneath the snow and ice. The  courier leffc Sunrise City shortly  after the slide had occurred, and  could not give full particulars. Mr.  Bush says Valdez is crowded with  idle men who are anxiously awaiting the commencement of work on  on the government trail-to the interior, lie reports that the hospital  is full of sick men.  Algiers Has Its Boxers,  Ai.gikks, April 28.���It now appears that the revolt at Marguerite  was provoked by Hadji Denaisna, a  Ilarabout, who had preached the  extermination of foreigners. Many  of the inhabitants owed their  conveisioii to stimulated conversion  to Islamism. Sixty Arab rebel  prisoners have been brought here,  but no chiefs have been as yet  captured. The mayoi of Marengs  has appealed for troops, reporting  that armed bands of Arabs arc  descending upon the town, but the  government believes that they are  only fleeing from the pursuit of the  troops from Marguerite.  Longshoremen Strike in Quebec.  Qurciiix:, April 29.���The Quebec  ship laborers are out on strike. The  Great Northern railroad, which has  contract with Leyland line to ship  five million bushels of grain from  Quebec during the season, offered  the men twelve dollars a week. The  men refused and the company advertised for and secured about  eighty men. This morning while  they were at work three hundred  strikers appeared and ordered the  men out of hatches. They obeyed,  and the loading of the Belgian is  now at a standstill. The police  were   called out but as the non  union men all quit when asked to  do so, there was no trouble and the  services of police were not required.  The Quebec ship laborers organization is very strong financially, and  can put up a long fight.  Match Ended in a Fizzle.  Boston, April 29.���The first big  wrestling match for years in Boston,  ended iu a fizzle tonight to all appearances, though Harvey Parker,  of Brockton, was given the decision  over Ernest Roeber, the world's  champion at Graeco:Roman. The  decision had to be given as it was  because Roeber refused to continue  wrestling at the ��nd of the first  hour, claiming that his understanding was that an hour was the limit  for a bout if no falls were taken in  short time.  M'CLELLAND KNOCKED OUT  He Lasted Twenty Bounds.  Louisville, April 29.���Jack McClelland of Pittsburg, was knocked  out in the 20th round tonight by  Dave Sullivan of Brooklyn. ��� The  fight brought out one of the most  scientific and vicious ever seen in  Louisville, and when McClelland  got the knock out, niue out of ten  men in the house thought Sullivan  did not have steam enough to knock  out.a child. For a dozen rounds  the Pittsburg boy had inflicted the  severest punishment on him, and at  least four times the gong sent  Sullivan to his corner very weak  and groggy. Throughout, however,  he fought like a bull dog, and took  punishment that would have put  out many another fighter a dozen  times.  In the 20th both came up apparently fresh, McClelland led off  with a right swing/Sullivan clinched and stepped back upper cut  twice, then led a hard right which  sent McClelland to the floor for  eight seconds. McClelland got up  and clinched, Sullivan trying again  to get in the knockout blow. McClelland landed right and left lightly'L  Sullivan then upper cut him twice,  landed left, crossed with the right,  "and'"McClelland-~was���outr,-rfalh��fir-  heavily to--'.tbe floor, his head  striking first. Before the fight it  was announced that one month  from tonight Terry McGovern  would meet the winner of the  Sullivan-McClelland contest before  the Southern Athletic Club, under  whose auspices tonight's contest  occurred.   Belief at Last.  Henry Gallard died at the general  hospital last night. He was a man  of about 05 years of age who came  west some six months ago. Shortly  after his arrival in Nelson he was  stricken with bright's disease, and  was admitted to hospital. He has  since continued a patient at the  institution, but nothing could be  done to mitigate his sufferings,  from   which he  was  relieved last  CANNOT BLUFF DUNSMUIR  WILL   NOT   AMEND   HIS   BAIL-  WAY POLICY.  Says Four Per Cent Clause Gives Only  a Fair Beturn Upon Government's Assistance.  * -3-i��rtt*  '     ���      >V>-pi&__  Victoria, April 29.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The political situation remains unchanged.   Premier  Dunsmuir is determined that the.'  railway subsidy bill shall be considered withoutany material change.  He says that four per cent of the .*  gross earnings is only a fair return"  on the amount advanced \>y the '  province to aid in building t ho five -  railways specified in the bill.   This  ex|>!p.-s=k��i from an owner and oper-  ator of railways should haveweight.  This is the one point in the bill that '  the people should throughly under- ;  stand, so   that   they may   iu  the '  future hold their representatives to .  strict account for their vote?.  The speeches on the budget to^ ���  day were wholly devoid of interest."  The fiuauce minister stated that he  would  probably retire from  office  at the end of the session, and Smith-  Curtis of Rossland delivered a sort  of semi-farewell, address ns if   he  had been in public life in British  Columbia for a number of years,  instead of a few months.    He with-"  out question imagines himself the  only great political factor in - the  province.  Tatlow also . made a declaration,  stating that he would hereafter be <  ",^g||  independent. " , '77  vJ|f  Denies Morgan's Control.'.   '..". - >J  London,   April   30.���The -> Daily I  Mail this morning published an in- _[_  ter view with  Mr. Glynn, a director.'  of the Leyland .line at Liverpool, 2  in which Mr. Glynn'says the Amer-";  ican syndicate,-represented by Mr;--:  Morgan, sought to obtain sufficient'/  pf :the ordinarv,shares of.the,com-���  pany to   give   them   the  right  to  the nomination  of  two-directors.  Mr.    Glynn   explained    that    the  negotiations  were incomplete, but  that only to this extent would  the  Leyland line be under the influence  of the American syndicate.     The  transfer,.said Mr.  Glynn,  concerns  the   company's    interests   in    the  American, Mexican and "West Indian  fleets, and Liverpool would not, at  least for a year or two, be affected  by the tenor of the shores.  ������wvwii�����S  night by death.    Deceased lias  no  friends or relatives in this country.  VICTORIA MEN ARE LUCKY  Strike Rich Ore on Mount Sicker.  Victoria, April 29.���A rich strike  of silvatiite ore has been made on  Mount Sicker, about 50 miles from  this city. Similar ore in small  quantities had been found on the  Lenora mine, but this later strike  is on the Tyee whete the men ran  through a three-foot vein. There  has been quite a boom on the  mountain upon which the strike  was made. The Tyee is owned by  local and London capitalists.  1 II. M.S. Condor, which arrived  from the south on Sunday, did not  have any yellow fever on board, all  patients having been landed at  Panama. One slight case occurred  after the vessel left Panama, but  the patient was better next day.  The disease was contracted at  Tuiuaco, Colombia. The vessel is  still in quarantine aud is being  fumigated.   A Prospectors' Union.  A movement is on foot in Nelson  to start a prospectors' union. The  prospectors claim that they should  have somewhat of a monopoly of  the work, seeing that they pay an  annual license. As to exploiting  the hills in search of minerals, they  enjoy all the latitude they seek, but  they contend that when assessment work is to be done they are  entitled to a first show. As the law  at present stands, $100 worth of  work must be done as a year's  assessment, and they state that unexperienced men cut prices and  scamp the work.  Another Big Bailway Bridge.  New York, April 29.���The Mail  aud Express has the following:  "The Mail and Express is authorized to state that the 0Pennsylvania  railway is behind the North River  Bridge company, which proposes to build a bridge across  "the Hudsoii river between 23rcT  street and the New Jersey shore.  Under the Pennsylvania company's directions, arrangements are  being made with banking firms in  this city to float the bonds necessary for the construction of the  bridge. Tt is estimated that the  bridge will cost $25,000,000, while  the lands for railroad yards, the  erection of the stations and additional tracks will reach $10,000,000."  Argentine Delegation at Madrid.  Madrid, April 29.���The mayor of  Buenos Ay res, and the Argentine  delegation, which came here to  present tho queen regent with a  beautiful reliquury, have been  accorded an enthusiastic welcome.  They are are being dined and feted.  Their visit is interpreted by the  Spanish press as a sign of political  approachment.  The Steamer Ophir Sighted..  Melbourne, April 30. ��� The  steamer Ophir, bearing the duke  and duchess of Cornwall and York,  has been sighted off Cape Leeuwin,  the most southwestern point of  Australia.       Promotions for Good Men.  London, April 29.���General sir  Archibald Hunter has beeu appointed to the command of the  forces in Scotland, and general Ian  Hamilton has been appointed military secretary to the war oflice.  French Soldiers Incinerated.  Vannes, Franco, April 29.���Fir's,  broke out last night at the artillery  camp iu the vicinity of the village  of St. Jean. Eight artillerymen  were incinerated and several others  were injured.  ��� -��E  'XX >j  . *-*!  a4  ��� m  it  "������S"2  HI  *l  \  ell  iX  *���_ I THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 1901  ��:'  rite , , _���_�����__-_���.  \s  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  THREE   SUCCESSFUL   YEAES.  We beg to inform ihe ladies of Nelson and vicinity  that Miss Ross, a thoroughly competent and experienced dressmaker, has taken charge of this department and is now prepared to take orders. She will  be pleased to have ladies call and to talk the latest  fashions and styles with her.  'S  Baker  Street, Nelson.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  \^     -~-������ ���  \^WJ  \!!s!i<__ti��__z��L_i��j.&.&'&_i��_l��}l&<-�� iii i>^*^^**i*JM&SK;i��^*:  i    The estimates of finance minister  Turner  aro now before the legislature and will   probably -comprise  the  bill   of   fare for  the   current  Aveek.   The figures in   themselves  are  interesting, but  it  remains to  be seen what their possibilities"are  for public entertainment when the  opposition critics get at them, and  !     give point to the proverb that while  :     figures cannot lie politicians  can.  '    Probably the first point of interest  in connection with the finance min-  \    ister's statement is his guess as to  the   population   of   the   province.  This  he places at  150,000, and for  *���"   them lie provides a total expendi-  ;  " ture of $2,475,335.50, with an estimated   revenue    of    $2,140,751.05.  'This   by   some    figuring    can   be  -brought to show au expenditure of  if 16 per "head of the population, a  statement which will  probably remain unchallenged since it possesses  no particular merit.     It   is when  ���" the   revenue is reached, and politicians  commence  to   juggle  with  the   figures,   that    the    disparity  grows and the air becomes heated.  People who   are  quite  content to  divide the expenditure of the province by its population, and arrive  at its expenditure per capita, are  by no means prepared to arrive at  the taxation per capita in the same  way; and The Tribune will venture   to   predict   that during the  week the taxation per capita will  be variously stated at figures ranging from $4 to $71.   Those who are  interested   in   showing   provincial  taxation in  its most onerous light  will at   once divide the population  by five, to  arrive  more  closely at  the number of taxpayersin the prov-  ���ince.���Theurdividingthetotaln-eve-  nue by 30,000 taxpayers, they will  show that the people who pay taxes  pay at  the  rate   of $71 per head.  Just why politicans should make  taxpayers feel bad, by making their  burdens   seem   greater   than they  are, is something which has yet to  be satisfactorily explained. Against  this class, however, must be placed  tho optimist, who, to arrive at the  per capita tax, skims off the $117,-  051,05 which the province receives  from the federal exchequer, and  as  interest upon  sinking  funds;  also  the $1,103,100 received  from land,  timber und mineral concessions, as  well as  licenses of various kinds;  and   then   brings   out   the  direct  taxation at $590,000, which spread  over a population of 150,000 gives a  rate of $4 per head.     Thus  it will  be seen the very simple statement  of the finance minister, iu the hands  of   industrious   legislators, can  be  made to show that British Columbia,  has the most prodigal or the  most  economical       administration      iu  Canada; and the side of the house  the member is ou will very largely  determine the view he will take  of  provincial finances.  iucial revenue, or poll tax, is  $200,000, and .his estimate from  succession duties $100,000. This  does not suggest that the chief industry of the province is being  taxed to death. For every dollar  the mines pay, the wage-earners pay  two dollars and a half, and the  estates of the dead are called upon  to pay one dollar and twenty-five  cents. ,     -  The United States smelter and  lead trust, which a few weeks ago  was so anxious to rescue the silver-  lead mines of the Slocan from the  clutches of   tlie  Canadian' Pacific  Railway Company, and  force it to.  deliver ore at . its   smelters at   a  cheaper rate, has at last come out  in  its true colors, and  is'putting  the screws on the lead mines of the  western states which have no other  market for their lead ores than the  smelters controlled by the   trust.  The trust has the American mine-  owners by the throat, and it has  submitted new terms upon which  it will purchase their ores.   Under  these   tho   trust   lowers   the   settling     price     for     gold     values  and    increases    treatment   rates.  Here     is     a     specimen    of     the  treatment accorded the- producers  by the trust:���"Ore containing $30  " worth of mineral, aud paying $10  " per ton freight, will  be required  " to   pay   $17   per ton   treatment  " charges,   thus  leaving  the mine  " owner $3 per ton out of which to  " pay the cost of mining and in-  " terest   upon   investment."     This  emphasizes   the   necessity for immediate action on the part of the  federal government in tho matter  of granting some substantial bonus  upon the production of lead mined  smelted, and refined in  Canada,   if  the lead-miningJndjisjiryLj3f.British.  >���> Saturday    April  13th   was   the  third anniversary of the  B. C. Permanent Loan & Savings  Company  of Vancouver, B.C., and  the  financial   statement just   issued shows  that the assets of the company have  increased from $136,835 02 on April  13th, 1900 to $292,853.22 on April  13th, 1901.    This  is  a  remarkable  increase for theshortspaceof twelve  months.     Tho   subscribed    capital  has increased from one million to  one million five  hundred  thousand  dollars, and. mortgage  loans  from  $129,525   to   $203,175.      The  most  startling   increase has  beeu made  since January  1st of the present  year.   At that elate the assets were  $230,297.11   and   in   a   little oyer  three   months   have   increased   to  $292,853.22.    Duriug thelast twelve  months   the   permanent    paid   up  capital of the company has increased from $22,278 to $0S,367 and the  value of this class of stock has increased from $107 to $117 per share,  and a further advance is  expected  in a few days.   The   company has  active   agents working in all the  principal towns   and   cities   from  Victoria to Winnipeg and the demand for loans is so brisk that only  the choicest class of securities is accepted. During the past nine weeks  one hundred and four loans have  been granted amounting to $91,750  on improved   real estate valued at  $175,104, tlie loans averaging 52 per  cent of the value of the property,  and as every loan is repaid by fixed  monthly payments the  security is  absolutely safe.    The com pany. has'  now about $275,000 paid up capital  and no-liabilities.'.  \00'00'00'  0**' 00 ' 00' 00  .'*G>--^S>  r__T__  TRUNK STRAPS  ]       SHOULDER STRAPS  | SHAWL STRAPS  xxzix3zx!xiiiixxx:i:i:xxxxxxxzzxxxxxxixxxxt  Co  xxxixxxxxxxxxxxxxj  e  VAL|  SA1  IN Ad  38 Baker Street, Nelson.  tixxxixxxiiixixixxxiixxiixiixjitxxxiixin  BARGAINS IN TRUNKS AND VALISES  = to  to           tf\  Don't for a moment imagine that we sell cheap trunks only. We carry all sorts of trunks���from the low price f��\  but reliable sorts, up to the very best grades made and we can save you money on them all. Here arc two special ex- /a*  amples.     Canvas covered trunks, oil painted with  hardwood slats,  protected by 7 inch steel clamps, brassed excelsior   'fV  locks,"   stitched   leather  and prices as follows:  34 inch  handles,   extra  heavy   leather ij^   inch  straps around  body, also deep set-up trays.    Sizes  To the shareholders and borrowers of the B.C. Permanent Loan  and Savings Company in Nelson,  please take notice that the agency  for the company has been transferred to Mr. E. J. Piatt. All payments due the company must be  made to Mr. Piatt.     "-  Thos. T. Langlais, President.  Office with E. A. Crease, over  McLaughlin's Hardware Store,  Baker street.  KOOTENAY  COFFEE CO.  ���*���**���**���*���**���*���*���*���**.*.*.*.*.*.*.**.*.**.  Coffee Roasters  Dea,ere ln Tea and Coffee  ************************  We arc offering at lowest prices the best  frades of Ceylon, Iudia, China aud Japan  'eas.  Our Besf*, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound $ 40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Hlend Coffee, 1 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Coffee, ti pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffee, (i pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  $6.50  36 inch  $7.25  38 inch  $8.50  401neh  $9.75  42 inch  $12,25  Women's skirt or dress trunk, same  style as above only better quality ���:���  34-in.    36 in,     38 in.     40 in.    42 in.  $10 75    $(2 25     $i4 65     $15.50  Valises  and dress  suit  cases  $3.00 to $25  from  Telescope   valises   from  75c. to $4.00  A special  reduction  on   all  purses.  Also hand bags at prices below :  ..0 '    ....'���.-       .���  12 Inch      14 inch      16 inch       20 Inch  $2.00  $2.50  $3.G0  $4 50  .ixxxxxiixxxzHxixiHiixxxxrxicr  LADIES' SHOPPING  ./    BAGS FROM  35c to 75c.  sxxxrcxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  red Irvine & Co.  36  Baker Street  JXXIIXXXIIIXIXIXIXXXISXIXXIXXXXXXXIXIjnXIXU  '�� - H  SPECIAL PRICES 1  ON ALL !  PUKSES. I  lixxixxxxxxnxxxiixixxTcriixixxzrxxxixxxxxxxS  l*^^.^^. 00 * 00. *00 * 10? '00 * 0^_ *^^ * 0^0^ '100 * 1^��_ '00 * 0^ *00 * ^0, *00 * 00 *  0_Y..  <-^f*^  Spring  uitings  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST.BAKER STREET, NELSON.  In his estimate of revenue for the  ensuing year finance minister  Turner contemplates a revenue of  ��� $80,000 from the metalliferous mines  of the province, under the tax of  two per cent upon the value of their  output.   His estimate of the prov-  Columbia is to be protected from  extermination by a hostile trust;  aud also the importance of securing  satisfactory assurance that auy refinery or refineries so assisted shall  not become absorbed by the lead  trust or any kindered organization.  Will Not Make Any Changes.  London, April 20. ��� A representative delegation from the miners  of the United Kingdom met the  chancellor of the exchequer, sir  Michael Ilicks-Ueach today, and  asked for the withdrawal of the export tax on coal. The chancellor  replying, controverted the suggestion that the tax would injure  the export eoal trade. The tax, ho  said, would ultimately be paid by  the foreigners, and therefore the  collier owners could not pretend it  was necessary to reduce the miners'  wages ou that account. Many  South Wales miners are enjoy ing. a  holiday today as a protest against  the tax. Demonstrations took  place at various points.  GARDEN SEEDS  We have opened up theJnrgost_shipinent_of_  "bo't qualltyrfresh garden seeds Over brbuglit to  tho Kootenay country. Wo are selling large  quantities already and you will note our way is  iliH'crontfrom that of other dealers in this district, in that ���    ,  WE SELL BY WEICHT  As well as by package, and (hough tho quality  in the best the price is tho samo as in Toronto.  Mako out a list nnd sond to us und we will guarantee satisfaction.  IN FLOWER SEEDS  All the fashionable creations  in Springcand Summer .wear  are included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  .. Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Noelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE, Managor.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TRKMONT HOTKL BLOCK.  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of the square shoulder���the latest,  fashion in cnato.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Jlelson Saw and Planing IV|ill$  Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER, TlARRY  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 LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  r  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS    ,  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  .Get Our Prices before  purchasing elsewhere.      -  OFFICE: CORNER  HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET C. P. R; CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  WHOLESALE TRADE  jERATED'AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHOHPK & CO., LIMITED.���Comer Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesalo dealers in rarated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  minoral water.':Telephone 00.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TT7* F. TRKTZKL & CO.���Cornor Baker ana  " ���   Josophino streets, Nelson, wholesale deal  ors ln   assayors  supplies.*  AgonU lor Denve  Firo Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS. "  rr J. EVANS & CO.���Iiaker street, Nelson  *-*������ wholesale doalors iu liquors, cigars  cemont, fire brick and fire olay, water pipe, and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES. '  KOOTKNAY ELKCTRTC SUPPLY & CONS'! RUCTION CO JI PAN Y���Wholesalo deal-  ors ln telephones, annunciators, bulls, batteries,  flxturos, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED!       :       '  BRACKMAN - KKR   MILLING   COMPANY  _r      - ��� ���       ������-    -    ���  -Cereals, Flour.  mixed  cars  shippod  P.  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  We also have a largo assortment���10 difrorent  varieties and colors of Sweet Peas lo select  from and an endless variety of other kinds.  German Task Was Difficult.  Berlin, April 29. ��� Dispatches  from Pekin show tlie Germans had  a difficult task in carrying tlie  passes leading into Shan Si province. The only approaches were  steep mountain tracks, and tlie  Chinese held commanding positions  from which they rolled huge rocks  down the mountain sides on the  advancing Germans. Besides many  old guns, eighteen quick-firers were  captured. The German losses Avere  an officer and seven meu killed, and  four officers and thirty-five men  wounded. J  CANADA Ml GO00K CO.  K.-W.-C. Block.       Con er Ward and Raker Sts  millineby"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.  Ofllce on Baker Street, west of Stanley Street  . NELSON.  Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON.  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAKKIt 'STRKKT. NELSON.  Grain, Hay. Straight or  to all Kootenay Points.  Grain olovators at all principal points on Calgnry-  Kdmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, Now West  minster, and Edmonton. Alberta.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURN8 &   CO.���Bakor   street,   N0I.-011,  wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A    MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Fronb and  ���*-*������   Hall    streets,     wholesalo   grocors   and  *obbors ln blanket^ gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  tnackinaws and miners' sundries.  ���pTOOTKNAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIMI-  ���*-����� TKD���Vernon street1, Nolson, wholosale  giooers.  VOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.���B'ront stroet, Nel  w    son, wholosalo prrocers.  J   V.*-MUFFIN & CO.-Front street*, Nolson  ���   wholesalo   dealers   in   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  h;  BYERS'fc CO.���Coraor Baker andJosophl ne  streots, Nelson, wholesalo dealors in hard  ware and mining supplies,  "'owder Co.  Agents for Giant  LAWKKNCK   HAttDWARK    COMPANY  Baker St.,  Nelson,  wholesalo   doalors  ln  hardware and mining supplios, and water and  plumbers' supplieo.  LIQDORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNKR, BKKTON & CO.-Corner Vornon  and Josophino streots, Nelson, wholosale  dealors ln liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agenta  for Pabsb Brewing Co. of Milwaukoe and Cv.l  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED-Coruei' Front and Hall streets,  Nolsou, mauufaeturors of and wholosalo dealors  In sash and doors) all kinds of factory work made  to order.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINK COMPANY, LIMI  TKD���Cower Front and Hull Btroetw. Nel  son, wholesale dsalors lit -winee (aasa and bulk,  Mirt driM-.noMn  nnd lrniior>wii nlcarn.  MRS.   BNPIBUD  OI'RRA IIOUSK BLOCK.  Mrs. CARR  LATE OP VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MacMlllan,  Victoria Block.  Tho patronage of Nelson ladies solicited.  NOTICE.  Notice U hereby givon that I intend to apply at  the next sittings or tho Hoard of Licence Com-  HiifMoncrs for the City of Nelson, to bo held lifter  tho expiration of thirty days from the date hot oof,  for a trniiHfcr of llio retail liquor licence now held  by 1110 for the Grand Central hotel situate on lots  23 and 21, block lit!. Hub-division of lot 9.*j in the  City of Nolson, to Gust Kricson of tho said City of  Nelson.  I. SIMPSON.  Witness, W. C. McDonald.  Dated this twenty-second day of April, 1901.       {  R. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLKB8 0#  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STRKKT, NKL30N  Prompt and regular  dnHwflrr tin the trade  Brewery af Nelson  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT  THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated by St*am 25 Cents to SI  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLAN3  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKKR STRKKT. NKLSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heat*  ea with Hot Air���  IVJadden House  Iiaker > lid Ward  Htrenl*,, Nelson  Everybody    Welcome  A. R. BARROW, A.BU.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streeta.  P. O. Box KB. TKIiKPHONB NO, ft  Large comfortable bedrooms and flrab-dass  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES S2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. 0. Clarke, Prop.  LATH OH* THK ROYAL HOTKL, CALGARY  "~ BOOMS TO LET  Two   Largo Rooms  joined by arch.    Very  suiUbio for oIIIcch.     Rent $20.  Houston Block.  Apply  D. J. DE WAR, MaddenBlock.  Tho onlj hotel in Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooma are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar Is always stocked by tho best) dom 8-  XX **nd Imported liquors and olgars.  THOMAS MADDKN, Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS. Manager  Bar stooked -with best brands of-wines, liquor*,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large oomfotb-  ablo rooms. Sirstdaaj tabio boa .4*  NELSON  LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby pi ven that'K. M. Pel ers of  Ymir has made application under tho provisions  of the "Liquor Licence Act, li)00," for permission  to transfer his hotel licence from the I'alaco  hotel at-Ymir lo llio St. Charles hotel at Ymir.  A meeting of the Hoard of Licence Commissioners of llio Nelson Licence District will be  held to concidcr such application at tho Court  House at the City of kelson on Tuesday, the  thirtieth day of April, l'JOI.at the hour of ten  o'clock in lhu forenoon.  W. II. BULLOCK-WKBSTKR,  Chief License Inspector.  Chief Constable's Ollicc Nelson, B. C.  April lath, 1901.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stevknson, or to any porson or persons to whom lie may havo transferred his  interestin tho Lila mineral claini, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:   ���  You are lipreliy notified thai, I have expended  tho sum of Ono Hundred and Fifty-Seven Dollars  in labor and  improvements- upon   the  abovo  mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said  mineral  claim  under  the   provisions   of   tho  Minoral Act, and if wiihin ninety days from Ihe  date of this notice you tail or ref use to contvibut >  your proportion of such expenditure, togctho.  with all coKtH of advertising, your interest in paid  claim will become the property of tho subscriber  under section four of an Act entitled "An Act to  Amend the Mineral Act, l'JOO."  DANIKL   HERB,  Dated this 12th day of February, 190L THB TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 1901  LNTBEAL  1312,000,000.00  -  7.000,000.00  427.180.80  Jyal ...Presidont  .. .Vice-President  'general Manager  _^I5Cn BRANCH  Bakor and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branch<w ln London (Kngland) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal oltios in Canada.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF.BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HKAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  -      -      $8,000,000  -      ���      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  IMPERIAL BANK  OF    O-A-ZtsT-A-IXA.  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Buy and sell Sterling Kxchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant. Commercial arid Travelers' Credits,  available in any part ot tho world. _  Drafts issuod. Collections Mado, Kto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CUKKKNT KATK OK INTEREST PAID.  Robt. Kllgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New York   Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  and 6S Branches in Canada and the  United States,  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed  on  deposits.   Present rate  three percent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  ManaKer Nelsou Branch.  WHERE THE REVENUE OF THE PROVINCE COMES FROM  $2,600,000  $1,725,000  H. S. HOWLAND Prosidont  D. R. WILKIK Oeneral Manager.  K. HAY Inspoctor.  SAVINCS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  TUB   CURKKNT   RATK   OP    I.MTKRK8T   ALLOWED.  '&jr?''*'^0'0*'^'^^&*>*'00"0*'**"^'^-^'00���*?��� ^tSft*.^f** ^^^^^^S?S^;5P^^^^^^^^5?I^I^S?'.^'.^3ifc  m  to  to  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the bes  workmen.  Estimates for the Next Fiscal Year.  RECEIPTS.  Doinini'*>n of Canada, annual payment of interest 5 per cent    1 >ominion of Canada, annual payment of subsidy togovernment and legislature...  Dominion of Canada, annual payment of grant per capita on estimate of 150,000..  Dominion ot Canada, annual payment for lands conveyed for rail ways���**.*   Lund ��iies (including estimated collections on overdue payments)   Land revenue (including rentals and water dues) ....   Timber royalty aud licenses :  .........:   Rents (exclusive of land)   Survey feea .'   Timber le ises.'.-. .-...��� .-....' :   Free miners' cei'tideates .:  .... '.'   Mining receipts general ........ :  Licenses...*..- :.'..*  :  Marriage licenses '   *'. ..-...��� :...  Real property tax  .    Porsonnl pi-ocerty tax     r  .  Wild land tax ......   Income t.ix   Tax s >le deeds ..   '. _.:? ". :   Commission on tax sales... 7., '..;���:���.���   Revenue tax : *.*....  Mineral tax.      .,. .....  Revenue service funds '.... '...:.* ...*........;   Fines and forfeitures and small debts court fees   Law stamps   1 'robale feci   1 le^'stry foc.J   J in lean of mines *. '.   1 (ospital for tho insane   Provincial Homo   Printing ollicc l ecoipts (including salo of Statutes) ,  S-ilo of govern merit, proper! y   Reimbursements in aid   Interest, on investment of sinking funds   "Ch i:c.e Uo-tnotion Act, 1SS1" (Dominion government refund)   Succession duty   Ifoy.ili y and tax on coal   JIi-.cellaneous receipts ;   .*$ 29,151 05  . 35,000 00  . 120,00(1 00  .   100.000 00  .:��� i20,o(,o oo  .    37.000 00  .    Sa/OO'OO  .   ��� r 200 00  500 00  .    80,000 00  .   130,000 00  .  200,000 00  .    70 000 00  .      6,000 00  .  125,000 00  .    75,000 00  , -55,000 00  ,    35,000 00  - -100 00  300 00  200,000 00  ,   80,000 00  500 00  ,'   1(5,000 00  14 000 00  10,000 00  110,000 00  1,500 00  7,000 00  500 00  15,000 00  500 00  4,000 00  28,500 00  135,000 00  100.000 00  P5 000 00  '- -20,000 00  To' til ��2,140,751 05  EXPENDITURE.  Pubic debt   Civil gi)\'or.riineiit (salaries)   A*i min lit: utiou of justice (aaluric-0   L"glsl-i|ion   Public Institutions (maintenunee)   Hospital" and charities   Administration of .iustico (other than salaries)   JuUio.iliun   Ti an.iport, , ���  Revenue services..*���   Piiiiiiu works���  Work* and building.-i   Government House   Roads, streets, bridges and wharves           Surveys  .".   Contingencies   Misct-lhi neons   Total ***���. 7.   .$111,440 31  . 253.980 00  . 120.932 00  . 41.32.) 00  . 121.330 00  . 87,300 00  . 110.200 00  . 369,037 00  . 19,200 00  . 13 000 00  .$142,875 00  . - 4,098 00  . 575,358 19  . 15.000 00  . 110,700 00  801.041 1!)  ... 119,900 00  . ?2,475,335 50  TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE.  MONDAY'S QUOTATIONS.  stock.                                        Asked. Bid.  B. C. Oold Fields 9        21$    Ij  Black Tail         11 8  Brandon & Golden Crown          5 .1  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate...          fi 54  tmiboo (McKinney)        30 31  Cariboo Hydraulic      1 5*1 140  Centre Star         33 3��i  Crow's \To=t Pass Coal    85 01    81 00  California           f> 4.  Doer  Trail   Consolidated          2J 13  Kvoiiiim*  Star           5 2J  Fairview Corporation          3 24  Goldon Star         <i*i o-J  Giant         '4J - 3J  Granby   Smelter        .���>'- 48  Hammond Reef           2 lj  Iron Mask...        35 28  Jim Hlaino .*          fl 4  Knob Hill..          55 in  Montreal &'London          li ���>  Morning   Glory...:................          5 2  Morrison...    fi 3  Moiiiit.-i.in Lion.............. ���..."      40 15  -Noble-Five         8 6  North Star...... _,      70 40  Nelsoii-Slocan ....*'.         101 ��  Old  Ironsides  ,     85 7S  Olive..... '.X   ,8 0  Payne..         27 20  Itainbler-Cnriboo Consolidated...        241 lo.  Republic         20 15  Sir-can  Sovereign          0} 4}  Sullivan T           4 ���  Virtuo         12 9  Victory-Triumph          21 lj  War Eagle Consolidated          18 1*5  _. Waterloo- ._... ._���_!__.__._.__. 21 U_  WliitoTlcai-          '2\T 14  Wiunipcg .'           8 G  SALKS.  1000 Center Star  37  2010 White Hear  2  2)00Ci:o'.len Star..-  fi��  200 Cixi-ihoo-McKinn'-y  35  5)00 CaribDO-Hydraulic  1 45  THE DAY'S EUROPEAN CABLES  LONDON, 29.���Percy Barrington,  eighth viscount Barrington and  baron Sute. died this morning at  Weslbm-y manor, Bucks. He was  born in 1S25.  PARIS, 20.���A despatch to La  Pati'ie, from Rome, says the pope  has .finished his encoyclical on the  subject of the anti-clerical measures  in France, Spain and Portugal,  LUDWIGSHAFEN, Baden, 2$).���  The notorious Jack-the-ripper, who  recently assaulted and murdered  eighteen women, has been caught  here red handed by two detectives,  attired as a woman.  BERLIN, 29.���A fire in Sprem-  berg, Prussia, today destroyed the  cloth factories of Bergmann &  Prestcli, II. Pueschel, and Stank s&  Mifctel. Two persons perished in  tlie flames. The loss is placed at  several million marks.  BUDA PEST, 29. ��� Emperor  Francis Joseph today granted a  farewell audience to Addison Char-  ris, the retiring United States,  minister, and subsequently received  the new minister, Robert McCormick, who presented his credentials  to his majesty.  BERLIN, 29.���The St. Petersburg  correspondent of the Cologne  Gazette says it is annouueed from  Tokio that the harbor of Matsumai,-  capital of the island of Yesso, opposite Vladivostok, is being trans  ferred into a naval port. The work  id b.;ing carried on Avith.all speed,  and is already almost completed.  GLASGOW, 29. ��� It transpires  that the Shamrock'II. grounded ou  a mud bank near Dumbarton, while  proceeding seaward on Saturday.  Iler crew was transferred to a tug,  aud thus lightened the racer floated  after having been ashore three  quarters of au hour. It is believed  she is not injured.   ���  UNITED STATES HAPPENINGS  SAN JUAN, Porto Rico, 20Tr-Tt  is reported that the American sugar  trust is getting options on large  estates'here.  LOUISVILLE, Kentucky,! 29.���  His Eminence won the Kentucky  Derby, Sannazaro second, Driscoll  third.    Time 2:07.  WASHINGTON,     29 Up    to  March 81st, 1901, the war revenue  =^t^T1Tun^I3'*l)llfl"89"8rlia<i'pr5dace3=  $289,501,417.  NEW YORK, 29.���W. Butler,  manager of the cup defender syndicate, announced today that the  Constitution would be launched on  the evening of May 0th.  WASHINGTON, 29. ���President  McKinley and party started on  their long western' trip this morning ou schedule time. A large crowd  cheered enthusiastically as the train  pulled out of the depot.  NEW YORK, 29,-A forest Are,  which began west of Wading river  railway station, on Long Island, has  developed into a serious danger.  Dr. M. B, Baldwin, of Wardencliff,  was caught in the path of the fire  aud burned to death,  BUFFALO, 29.���Samuel G. Dorr,  post master of Buffalo/died suddenly yesterday. He had been ill for  two hours. Dr. Dorr was born in  Dansville in 1810. He had practiced  medicine in tlis city since 1855, and  at one time had the largest practice  on the outside.  CHICAGO, 29.���The officers of  the Western Transit Company today readied asettleraen^with their  marine engineers,''-.and; the' men will  return to work attbnee. Tlje manager of tlie Lehigh Valley }ffna the  Union steambo&t lines returned to  Buffalo today, having failed to  make the terms with his men.  PITTSBURG- 29.���Fire at the  corner of Carson and 17 th streets,  south side, today cost one life, a  property loss estimated at $225,000,  and consumed over a dozen buildings, rendering a score of families  .homeless. The flames were discovered in the basement of the four  story departmental store of George  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street,  J. M. LAY, Manager.  Lorsch & Brother, and in a short  time the entire building was burning furiously. It was in ruins within thirty minutes, and there was  panic among customers and employees.  ���SOUTH MCALLISTER, 29.���Five  miners were killed outright today,  several others were burned seriously,  and one is missing, the result of an  explosion at the coal mines owned  by the Choctaw, Oklahoma and  Gulf Railway Company and operated by the McAllister Coal.Com-  pany.  SEATTLE, 29.���Frank Olsen,  cashier, and J. S. Strangroom, bookkeeper of the defunct Scandinavian  American bank of Whatcom,1 have  been, arrested on warrants, charging  them with receiving deposits after  the failure of that institution.  Olsenwas arrested here and Strangroom at Whatcom.  Carrie Will Get Off. ~,  Wichita, Kansas���April 29.���It is  said the case in this county against  Mrs. Carrie Nation, for the alleged  destruction of saloon property, will  be dropped. She was permitted to  leave jail here yesterday on her  own recognizance to attend the  funeral of her brother, at Louis-  burg, after having spent a week in  jail with three other women awaiting trial which was to have come  up next week. Now it is generally  believed the case will be dropped.  i\ FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  -Inside Finish  local and coast.    ~  Flooring  local and ooast.  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  Of all kinds,  IF WHAT TOO WANT 18 NOT IN STOCK  WE Witt Sf AKB IT FOR TOU  CALL AND SET PRICKS.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Established in Kelson 1890..  Be up with ihe Times  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  It pays to have the new things���to have what our  cusotmers are most liable to call for; to have the  quick selling articles���lhe kind that go quickly. Our  spring novelties are to hand and they are beautier.  BELTS     HAT PINS     CHATELAINE BAGS  BLOUSE SETS     PURSES     BUCKLES  And a thousand other lines too numerous to  mention. Call and satisfy yourself by an inspection of this line of novelties.   .  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, B. C.  to  to  to  to  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are'always right.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ^^^*^*0^*tg'.00.t_0.00.00.0g0.00.0^.00^��� t^*t^*^*0*0_- ���'^'^'^'-���8i*-^!-5^*^^*��&*S^*��5k*-iS'*��8'*��Sl**fr*3&'iS^mB"*2^"*"* *  ^fc,�� ^^.  ��� ^^ . *S^�� ^^ �� 5^. S^^ *5^^�� *^^�� *^^�� <^^�� *5y. *��^. .S^T.*^^.W*^   t ^0 ' 0*^''^0 ' 00'00 ' 00'00 ' 00* ^0 * 00'00'00'00'00'00* ^0 ��� 00 * 0'  *��&  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  To���  NELSON, B. C.  Builders and  Contractors  J. A. Sayward  BALL AND LAKE STREKTB, NELBON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  COKNKROF  HBNDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-J White Pine Lumber Always in  ^StocK.  We carry a complete stock of  Ooast Mooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Wort,'Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Oo. Ltd.  THQMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPAING  TERM   BEGINS  APRIL  1st  Bookkeeping, shorthand and typewriting  thoroughly taught. Do not miw thin opportunity  of acquiring a buuinosa education. Note address.  CORNER WARD AND BAKER STREETS  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick ft  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 ln a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep oh hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  Tiles and Cement,  Our Bricks and. Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and  Builders.  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  , Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick <�� Lime Co., Ltd  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  nSKo. Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Nev^  Denver^RiBvelstolferPerguson Gr^d^orKr^GreenwoodrCftsciide'CityrMid-  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  ������������������ �������������� a '���������^-i^���������^^������ 1 ,    i�������� ���������,       ���     ������ ������   1 !���������"��� ��� "  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OV  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLES A LB AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDHRS BY MAIL RKORIVM OARBrUL AKD PIOTttPT AITKWCTON  *|ZIZZZ2ZIXXXXXZXXX2ZSXUZXUXZUX2XUZU��ZZZXXZUIIZZZZXZIZUXZZZZXIXi:2IXIXIXXnTZXKXZX2ZIZZZ��XS2XZZIUXIX^  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block,  N ELSON, B. O.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wan tod at the Bichange.  Free-Milling* Gold Properties -wanted at onico for Eastern Investors.  Parties having mining ptpperty for salo are requeKtcd to> sond saniplos of their pre to the  Kxchange for exhibition. We desire to hear from all prospui -.tors who have promising mineral  claims in British Columbia.  Prospectors and mining nien are requested to make tho K (change thoir headquarters, when  in Nelson.  All samples should be sent by.express, Prepaid.   Corrospo ndonce solicited.  Address all.communications to -  Telephone 104 ANDREW  F.   POSENBERGER,   >   -  P.O. Box 700 Nelson, B.C.  ���^T.lITllIlIllIUl^IZZZXIZZZXXXITZZTIT^TTTITTTTTTTTTTTTTTTlTTTTTTTTTTTm ^tmXIXrXXXXZXXXXXXrXZXXZZXXXXXl TZXIlt  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 265.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West C. P. R. Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  Wo have several (food furnished houses to let  for the summor months.  H. &   M.  BIRD  BBOffBN HIIX BLOCK.  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T.. MACLEOD, Manager.  All  Kinds: of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agenta for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Urick, Lime & Manufacturing Compuny. General commercial agonts  and brokisru.  All coal  and wot<d Htrictly cash on delivery.  BOARD   OF   HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of  Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  TELEJaaONE H7v  jOfflce 184 BaKer St.  All passengers arriving at the City of Nelson  from all points eaHt of the Kootenay Hiver will  be required to furnish the inspector or ofllcer in  charge of the carrying out oS: these regulations  with a certificate from the health olllcer of the  city or town from which lie or she lias left, containing the following particulars:  1. (ai Tliat lie or she has not been in any place  or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That he or phe has not lived in any place  or building whicli lies dangerously near any infected building or district.  (c) That he br she has been successfully vaccinated since January, 1901. .  2. If the inspector believes that any person is  in'ectcd, or that his or her clothing or olher  circcts contain infection tho inspector shall detain such person and his or her clothing and eil'ects  asaforewnd. until the period of incubation is over,  and such person and iiis or her clothing and olher  elTectH shall be at once disinfected.  ��� 3. If he only suspects that any person on board,  or the effects of any such person have been' cx-  fiosed to infection, he shall notify the medical  lealth ofllcer of tho locality to which the person  in going to meet the train or boat, and to keep the  person thereafter under "observation'.*'-'  4. In the event of any passenger bringing any  baggage (hand or otherwise) or whether the same  shall  be forwarded by express, tho  followiag-  certificate may also bo required from tho health  .ofllcer of the town or city aforesaid:  (a) That the1 said baggage (here givo a full  description of said baggage so that there can be  no question as to idem ideation) has not been in  any place or buildingcinfectcd'with smallpox.  (b) That the said baggage has not been stored  or used in any place or building which lies d"tn-  -gerou"ly near to any; infected building or district. XX-.'^.  5. All railway and steamboat companies must  strictly adhere to the following'rcgulatlons:  (a) All mail aud haggage from pbin's above  mentioned destined for tho City of Nelson, on or  before leaving the lost point of call'on Kootenay  Hiver must -furnish the inspector or ofllcer in  charge of the carrying out of these regulations,  with a'corlillcatfl from the health-ofllcer of such  Koiuts whero fumigation lakes place that same  as been done. i  (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 the medical health ofllcer of this city.  (c) No Indians shall he allowed to land in the  Cityof Nelson under any conditions.  This proclamation goes into effect immediately.  FKANlv FLETCHER,  Mayor of tho City of Nelson.  D.LAUAU,  Medical Health Olllcer.  Nelson, B. C, March 2nd. 1901.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER  To John I. McAnukkws or to any person or persons lo whom he mny have transferred his  interest in theillack Diamond Mineral Cl*jm,  situate  on   the  north side  of 13ear Creek,  about three miles from the town of Vniir,  lying  south of and adjoining the  Evening  .Star Mineral Claim. Nelson Mining Division  of  West Kootenay Distiicl, and  recorded in  the recorder's olllco for the Nelson .Mining  Division.  Von and each of yftu are hereby notified that I  have oxp_emlcd_Twq_IIiiiulrea and Twelve dollars^  nfiW'i'wentj,iflvo"(!onlB"(?2l2;25riii=labor-and-ini^  provcmenls upon lhe above mentioned mineial  claim in order to hold said  mineral claim under  Iho provisions of (lie Mineral Act. and  if within  ninety days from tlie dale of this notice you fail  or refuse to contribute your proportion of such  expenditures together with all costs of advertising your interests in Faid claims will become the  property of lhe subscriber under section 1 of an  Act entitled  "An Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, l'JOO." .  JOIIV DEAN.  Dated at Nelson this 27th day of April, 1001.  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notieo Is horeby given that, in pursuance of  tho notification published hy this Department,  and dated 22nd Juno, 1899, under section 38 of tho  "Land Act," agreements for tho sale of Lots in  the Town of New Denver, which were purchased  from the Government at public auction on 20lh  July, 1892, and upon whicli the balance of purchase money and Interest Is not fully paid up by  the 3(lth of April next, will he cancelled and all  moneys paid therein will be forfeited.  W. C. WKLL8,  Chief Commifsion of I^ands and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, li. C, 21st March, 1901.  DISSOLUTION   OF  PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that tho portnorshlp  heretofore existing between Lewis Noll and  Wesley K. Cox, currying on business lis hotel-  keepers in tho premises known us the Porto Kico  hotel at I'orto Kico Siding, U. C, under the firm  name of Noll & Cox, has this day been dissolved  bymiitunl consent. Kor the future the Porto  Kico hotel will lie conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will ussumenil liabilities of the late firm and to  whom all accounts owing said firm aro herewith  payable. LOUIS NOLL,  WESLEY K. COX.  Witness: Koht. Kknwick.  NolKon. March 20lh. 1901.  Hotel For Rent  First-class hotel property, .in  Nelson, for rent. Business gives  big returns. Por particulars  address P. O. Box 719, Nelsou.  TKADE3   UNIONS.  NELSON SOCIALISTIC EDUCATIONAL  CLUB meets every Sunday at 3 o'clock p.m.  in the Miners' Union Hall. A cordial invitation  is extended to every one to come and lake parti  in discussions.   John Koberts, sect-ctai y.  AUN'DKY WOKKERS'UNION OK XKLSON  No. 8591, A F.of L.���Meete in M'no-.-.' Union  Hall, C. P. IC rlock, corner of-Baker and Stan*!  ley streets, on fourth Friday In' every month ab -  7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of American  Federation cordiallylnvited to attend.- C. Fred- "**  rick, president; A. W.McKee, secretary.  ���MVKLSON MINERS' UNION NO. �����, \v. K. <.��' "  ���*���'    M.���Meete in miners' union rooms, north-^  west corner of Baker and Stanloy stivet*. every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting inem  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, Proeidunc .Tame  Wilkes,   Secrotary.    Union Scalk ok W^oks  for Nklson    District���Per- shift,    machinef .  men, $3.50: hammorsmen miners, $3.2.1; muckers, -  carmon, shovelers and other underground labor-'  -  ers, $3.00.  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.- 'iho regu-,'  lar meetings of tho NolBon Trades and Labor  Council will bo held In tho minors' union ball,    /  corner Baker and Stanley streets, ou the tlrst ana  third Thursday of each month, nt 8 p. m.   C. J.  Clayton, President; A. T. Curio, Secruiat y."  THE rogular mootings of the Carpenters' Union -  are hold on������'Wednesday 'evening of each  week, at 7 o'olock, in tho Miners' Union rooms  corner of Baker and  Stanley s1 reels.   Charles  Clayton,1 President. Georgo Broidley, Secretary.�� -  BARBERS' UNION.���Nelson Union. No. 196, ol  the International Journeymen Harbor a Un  ion of America, meets every first and third Mon-.  day of each month In Miner's Union Ball, at 8.30  sharp. ��� Visiting   brothers cordially invited to  attend.   K. McMahon, president: J. IL Mat ho  -  son, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording -  secretary.  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro '  tcctlvo Union. No. 8121. A. F. of L., meets Id  ���Miners' Union hall, C. P. R. block, cornor. of  Paker and Stanley streets, every Monday evening  at7:30p.ra. sharp. Visitingincmbcrsof tiioAmeri-  can Federation cordially invited lo attend.  A. .T. Curio, President. John Roberts, recording secretary.  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  meeting of the   Painters'   Union  Is held  tho first and third Fridays in each month at Minors' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.  Oeorgo Eacrilt,  Prosidont; Henry Bennett, Secretary, tt'  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION -Regular  meetings every Tuesday ;.cveniiig at 8 30  o clock, in Miners'Union Ilall, corner of-Baker  and Stanley streets. Visting bmihion cordially  invited. Chris. Luft, president; II. Smclscr, financial and recording secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION-Tho O. P. I. A: No.  172. meets every Monday evening ln the  Elliot block, corner Iiaker and Stanley street*, ab  8 o'clock. J. D. Mover, president); William  Vico, secretary, P. O. Box file.  A  FRATERNAL   80CIETIE8  NELSON LODGE. NO. 33. A. K. Be A. M  Meets second Wednesday ln each mouth  Sojourning brethren Invited.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER No. i?3  C. II. C���Meo's third Wednesday. .Sojuuin-  ing companions invited. George JohuHlonc,K.;E.  W. Matthews, S. E. ;��'���*'...'  'NIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nelson I,  26, Knights of Pythias, moets ln I,  ,e. No  i. O. K.  Hall, oorner Baker and Kootenay stroets, ever;  Tuesday evonlng ab 8 o'clock. Visiting Knights  oordlally Invited to attend. H. M. Vincent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. of It. & S.    OOTENAY' TENT NO. 7, K. O. T.'M.���'  Hold their regular meetings on the first nnd  third Thursdays of each mouth. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially Invited to attend, u. A.  Brown. K. K.; A. W. l'urdy. Com.; K. J. Steel.  I). S. C. ���    ������ ��� ������ -    :  R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND    WOOD   WORK^U  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.  Special attention given to M kinds of repairing  ami custom work from O'.^ldo points. Heavy  bolts mado to order on shot! notice.  REMOVED^  The office of the Arlington Mine of  Erie, B. C, and Hastings (British  Columbia) Exploration Syndicate,  Limited, are now in room 9,  K.-W.-C. Block.  H. E. T. HAULTAIN, Manager.  NOTICE.  Courtsof Assize. NisiPrius.Oyerand Terminer  and General Gaol Delivery will he holden iu tho  Court House at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, at tho  places and on the dates following, nainoly:  City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of April, 1931.  City of Now Westminster, ou the 23rd day of  April, 1901. ,    .  Llty of Nelson, on the 7th day of May. 1901.  City of Revelstoke, on the 7th day of May, 1901.  City of Vernon, on the 15th day of May, 1901.  City of Kamloops, on the 23rd day of May, 1901.  City of Vancouver, on tho 2lstday of May; 1901,  City of Victoria, on the28lh day of May, 1<!01.  Town of Clinton, on t.hnSJMh day of May, 1M01  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE,  Provincial Secretary*  Provincial Secretary's Offlco,  Itttti March. 1901. j  *-���*-�����  -���&���?  fttSr  'V-14.  - -, ��<ft*  ���**��� *f %  MA*  ,'^'-*>JJ  , ,���>u:S5ar|  Jy  , AiX  sTtX  ��� ^7  NELSON AERIK. No. 22, F. O. K.-Moel. second  and fourth  Wednesday of each month, ab  Fraternity  Hall.    George Bartlott,  president  John V. Morrison, secretary. THE  TRIBUNE:  KELSON, B C, TUESDAY, APRIL/30, .1901  .1:  m  If  Remember Ferlandfs 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 arlicles 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 :  Judgment was also recorded in  the case of McLaren vs. Billings, iii  which the plain tiff has secured a half  interest in the Black Prince, Galena,  Yellowstone aud Black Diamond.  Shirt Waists  Print Sliirt Waists, the regular $1.00 line, $  Print Sliirt Waists at..        White ''Muslin Shirt Waists, the regular  $1.25 line now offered for  Colored Mercerized Shirt Waists the regular $2.50 lino offered at     ..     ..    1  Black Sateen Shirt Waists      ..     ..   '...-  Dress Skirts  Regular $10 Black Creponne Skirts, to clear  Regular $7.50 Black Creponne Skirts at  Regular $4.50 Blue and Black Serge Skirts  Regular $4.50 Black Lustre SkirtsVto clear  $7  5  3  2  05  50  90  50  75  00  00  00  50  White Muslin Wear  Corset Covers at 18c, 25e, 40c, and 50c.  White Skirts at 75c, $1.00. and $1.50.  White Drawers at 25c, 50c, 75c, $1, $1.50 and $2.  White Night Gowns at 50c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50.  Silks  China Silks at 25c per yard.        *���'  Black Tafetta Silk, the $1.00 line for 60c.  Black'Peau.de Soie Silk, the $1.50 line for $1.00.  Black Satin, the $1.50 line, to clear at $1.00.  Large range of Fancy Colored Silks for Blouses at  all prices.  REMEMBER THIS IS A GENUINE  CLOSING OUT SALE.  A. FERLAND  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DOMESTIC CICARS  Amongst a large assortment we carry the following brands: El Cielo, Flor  de Melba, La Marca, La  Veda, Rosebery, Buena  Galana.  THE CRANDA HAVANA CICARS  A full line ranging from  $50 to $120. Adeclaration  accompanies each box, cer-  .. tifying that the finest  Havana tobacco only is  used by this factory. We  recommend them.  Oar  Special Canadian Bye is the Most Palatable Whiskey in the  Market.   We have it in bulk and in cases 5's and 6's.  PERSONAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAIL ORDERS  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.  ROSSUAND   ENGINEERING  WORKS  cunliffe & McMillan  Founders and Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ora-BIn Doors and General Mining Machinery.  List of second-hand machinery on hand, which has boen thoroughly overhauled and is as good  as new  olst, built by Ingersoll Co'.'  1 2vH. P. Ix>comotive-tj-|)e boiler, with engine attached and all fltUngn, ready to turn on steam.  *'**-A  \j   ,    VUvniviu    JJ<*urkisi!l    plUtlffOIT   m  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write us before you buy for complete list.  1 W}"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain  1 Sinking Pump, No. 5 Camoron. New_York.   "l'Slnkini{"Puniprl(>"x5"xi3"j"_oulSido packed plunder pattern.  may have just what you want.  Agents for Northey Pumps.  P.  O.  Box 198.  We  Stock carried.  THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  ��>Jii-EjJ_J��>  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND GARDEN SEEDS  CITY LOCAL HEWS  The wife of E. J. Atlee on Saturday gave birth to a daughter.  The waters of the lake yesterday  attained the highest mark of tlie  season.  On and after Wednesday all the  hardware stores in the city will  close at (J o'clock each evening.  Footballers are practicing daily  iu anticipation of' a hard light with  the Cranbrook team at Nelson on  Saturday.  From 3 to"5 o'clock this afternoon  the ladies of the Congregational  church will serve tea in the church  parlors.  Charlie Goff had a bit of a set too  at the fire hall yesterday, and the  boys declare him a scientist with  the gloves.  The boxing contest tonight under  the auspices of the Nelson Athletic  Club, will bring out all the local  talent, and a fair share of the imported stuff.  A number of persons are trespassing on the park lands secured  by the city from the C. P. R.' Some  of them are fencing iu lots and preparing for gardening operations on  a large scale. Among the chief  offenders are Chinamen.  There were a number of Cranbrook men in the city yesterday,  all armed with clean bills of health.  They say there-is only one case of  small pox there, and the patient is  so well isolated that there is no  danger of a spread of the contagion.  Smith and Miller, gospel temperance evangelists, had a big meeting  in the opera house last night. Tho  first named is a pleasing speaker,  while his companion is a musician  of ability. They introduced moving  pictures as an item on their programme which would have been as  well dispensed with, as the films  are_evidentlyLout of gear ���������7_  EASTERN,CANADIAN NEWS  CHARLOTTETOWN, 29.���Flora  McKinnon, 70 years old, has been  arrested on a charge of arson.  MONTREAL, 20.���The steamship  Ashanti ashore in river Blanche,  was floated this morning, and is  now enroute to Quebec.  AMHERST, 29.-IL Fisher, mill  owner, was instantly killed Saturday afternoon by a' piece of slab  which he was. cutting striking him  in the region of the heart.  OTTAWA, 29.���It is reported  that captain Bernier, who desires  to discover the north pole, has been  told by the government that if he  can raise $60,000 the government  will contribute the balance.  BERLIN, 29.���Mrs. Kastor, who  lives just outside the town of  Waterloo, has been .suffering from  smallpox for the past ten days and  was being treated by Christian  science healers undisturbed. This  morning, when the patient's  symptoms became alarming, a  physician was called iu. The  woman has the 'worst type of the  disease.  FARKIIILT, 29.���The westbound  freight on the Grand Truvik ran into an open switch here this afternoon. Fireman Grieves was killed,  and engineer Martin badly hurt.  OTTAWA, 29.���Trooper Paddon,  New Brunswick; sergeant-major  Hudon, Montreal, and trooper  Mann, Ottawa, members of Baden-  Powell's constabulary, died on the  voyage to the Cape. Paddon died  of pneumonia, and the other two of  brain fever:'  MONTREAL, 29. ��� The Gazette  this morning, commenting on the  outlook for a deficit of $350,0000  between revenue and expenditure  of British Columbia, says the five  million dollars worth of bonds it is  proposed to issue, to aid railway  promoters, will need better backing  than such a statement if they are  to bring par.        "  PERSONAL.  TELEPHONE 27  -HI.    BTEBS  <fc  Store, Cornen  PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  POULTRY NETTING  RUBBER AND"  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Gars.  JSTlULSOISr  STORES   AT  s^^isri30]sr  Chinese in a Smash.  Tien Tsin, April 29.���Nineteen  Chinamen, it how appears, were  killed through the derailing yesterday morning of the first train from  Pekin to Tien Tsin, between Lofa  and Yang Tsun, through the collapse of a culvert. Au American  private soldier named Kennedy was  slightly injured. Communication  was restored tonight. "���  Long Island's Bush Fire.  New York, April 29.���The forest  fire which started at Wading river,  Long Island on Saturday afternoon,  was under control this morning.  The flames swept over a territory of  2000 to 3000 acres, This region was  all wood laud.  Bis Majorities for Resolutions.  London,''-April 29.���The house of  commons this evening adopted by  large majorities all the budget  resolutions in the report stage, with  the exception of the coal tax  resolution which will be taken to-,  morrow.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  MINING RECORDS.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O.   Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  CASES FOB THE ASSIZE.  r  There are five cases on the  criminal docket for the assizes  which open in Nelson on Tuesday  next. There are two ot these in  which the C. P. R. figures as private  prosecutor ���' Mansfield for con-  bpiracy to defraud, and Medhurst  for fraud.  Jack Bell is indicted for horse  stealing and Brewster for burglary,  the latter offence being committed  at Greenwood.:  Des Riviers is the only murder  case on the docket. The second  -murder which it was thought  would be heard here���that in whicli  Fred Collins is charged with doing  away with Arthur Dando, at Peterboro���will be heard at Golden.  There are three jury cases down  for hearing ��� Cordingly vs. the  Guardian Fire Insurance Company  and same vs. Scottish Union. The  amount involved represents insurance upon the stock ' of the Nelson  Furniture Company.  Peters vs. the Nelson Tramway  Company is another jury case of  Jocal interest. On the day the  street  railway   service    was    in  augurated an accident occurred to  one of the cars iu which Peters lost  an arm, and the injured man who  is plaintiff in the case sues for  damages.  LeBlauc vp. Lambert and McBeath vs. Emerson are also civil  cases in which a good deal of in-,  terest is taken. The civil business  starts on the lltli May.  Wise or Otherwise.  William Swerdferger was yesterday morning brought before police  magistrate Crease, aud his worship  was asked to declare that the prisoner was insane, various reasons  being assigned in support of such a  pronouncement. The magistrate,  however, held that medical men  were more competent to judge in  such matters and referred the case  to Doctors LaBau aud Symonds.  Swerdferger being held in custody  pending medical examination.  Swerdferger is an old timer in this  province, and labors under the  curious hallucination that politics  are not straight in the country and  that he must use his influence with  Mackenzie Bowell to straighten  things out.  The following are the mining  transactions   recorded    yesterday:  Certificates of work���to Mike  O'Brien on the Gold Dollar ; to E.  Peters ou the Birthday and Ivory  King ; to Oliver Blair on the Blair  and Pat; to C. C. Ladd on the  Clarendon and Clarendon Fraction ;  to J. Bennett McLaren on the  Shepherd's Star ; to J. E. Anderson  on the Carolina, Aiua and Carmel;  to E. Brood foot on the Oben; to  William McArthur on the 'Snowdrop; to C, A. Paterson on the  Iron King and Evening Star; to  Andy Jenson on the Big Chief, and  to Michael O'Brien on the Fancy.  For assessment work done certificates were granted to Richard  Blundell on the Golden Contract,  3i miles west of-Nelson, and to J.  Duhamel on the Dundee on Eagle  creek. - ���*���.���'  New records were made by J. D.  Carr for the Diamond on ithe east  fork of Cottonwood creek; by  Harry Rippin on the Maline, south  side of Kootenay river, at Bonnington Falls ; by D. R. Morrison on tho  May, one mile southeast of Hall; by  M. O'Brien on the Lonely, on Bird  and Ophir creek?, and Gold Stone,  on Evening Mountain, li miles from  the Nelson & Fort Fort Sheppard  railway. Louise Sinkam transferred  to Aug Johnson the Coon mineral  claim between Eagle aud Forty-  nine creeks.  An agreement was recorded in  reference to the Royal and Norali  claims, by which the ono undertakes to protect the other in case of  differences which may arise in connection witli the respective  properties.  Mrs. H. J.   Evans   left   Sunday  moi-miiK on a vis!'-, lo Kngland.  G. L. Morrow, of Cranbrook, registered ut lhe Hume yesterday.  _M.. Stephenson, Ainsworth, and  Alex. Krickson. KukIo, wero among yoslorday'u  arrivals at the Hume.   .  J. Chipraan, Forty-nine Creek,and  John Miles, 'Paradiso.'woi-o iuiiouk yoslflrdny's  arrivals at lhe Tromont.  A. B.'Chapmaii. Rossland; R. E.  Beattie, Cranbrook; G. AValluce and Miss Sophie  Wall'-co, Hamilton ; arrived in town "yesterday.  They, are at the 1'hair.  Among the arrivals at the Madden  I Tonne yesterday were Goorirc Siirgenor, Robson;  M. O'Uricn, Forty-nine < J'eok ; A. J. Ilowcr, JMi'l-  way; J. Burns and 1'. O'liourko, Holland.  Arrivals at the Queen's yesterday were: John McVeigh, Lardo; IT. It. Living-  h-tono. Itob?on;; I'. K. Alieai-n, Seattle; Angus  Campbell, Kaslo: A. II. Green, St. John, N.B.;  F. P. Burden, Fiedericl.on; -W.'F. Mawdsley,  Crawfoi d Bay; and ft. Barker, Toronto. ..  Apply  the  'S  9.  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty.  ty  ty  ty  ty  9)  9.  9.  ty  '9.  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  9.  m  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  m  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  rn  ty  ty  ty  m  ty  ty  ty  ty  rtv  .9? ***;***&** ������***:***���*****���* ^  OPERA HOUSE  Athletic Tournament  UNDER AUSPICES OF  NELSON ATHLETIC CLUB  TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 30t>i  Consisting of boxing, club  swinging, tumbling, and  horizontal bar exercises  and a  I0R0UND SPARRING CONTEST  Between Billy Ellis, champion of Manitoba, and Dick  Slugg, .. .Ghampion lightweight of Ontario.  ADMISSION 50 and $1  ���ft  ty  ty  ty  ty  m  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  m  ty  ty  m_  w  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  m  Wanted���A female cook.  Slocan Hospital, New Denver.  For Stile or Rent.���Piano at  Old Curiosity Shop.  Wanted���To rent at once a five  or i-ix-room house, furnished.   Box 856, Nelson.  To Rent���Two- rooms furnished  or unfurnished. Knqulrc Silica street, two doo;s  west of Josephine.  Furnished rooms to .let, with or  without board.   Prices moderate.   Mrs. Rcilly,  Ward stroet, noxt to Post Olllce.   ���  To rent���Office in the   Turner-  Ronckc block, corner Ward and Baker.  Apply  to John A. Turner.. /"    .   ...  Western Canadian Employment  Ofllco.  P. O. Box 711, 'Phono. 270.   Male and  female help of all kinds furnished free of charge.  Two large, well-furnished rooms  to let. 1 and 5 Macdonald block, cornor Josephine and Vernon.    ���--��� ���     . ��� .'  For sale.���A good-paying grocery  and bakery business. Only bakery in town. For  particulars apply to Sleiu Bros., Sandon, II. C.  To   let���Furnished -front rooms  over Vanslone's druic store; $2.60 per weok. Also  six-room house to let.  A large, pleasant, furnished room  with all modern improvements, northeast corner Lake and Cedar streets, Nelson.   ' ,  We   have buyers   for gold and  copper mines, Tho Prospectors' Kxchange, room  4, 1C-W-C Block.   Telephone 101.   Nelson, B. C.  Japan Tea of all kinds to suit  your taste. Sun Cured, Spider Leer, Pan Fired  iu bulk or packages.   Kootenay Coffee Co.  Furnished house toleton cornerof  Mill and Hall streets; seven rooms. Possession  can be Fccurcd on or about May -15th. . Apply on  the premises.  That One blend, of Ceylon Tea we  are selling at thirty cents * per pound Is -giving  the best of satisfaction lo onr iiiauy customers.  Kootenay Coifoo Co.  If you have a mine or prospect for  ^Eale.-fcnrt^Kiinipl^s of=f)rear;d-r��r>o��t to-TliePcos-^  peelers' Kxchange, room 4, K-W-C Block, Tele-*  phone 101.   Nelson, B. C.       '  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in great varloty, choicest q��ality.  We make a specially of blending toas aud sell  them in any quantity at lowest ruios. Kootenay  CotTee Co  HUGH R.CAMERON  INSURANCE.  RE4L ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  FRESH .. ..:  VEGETABLES  are stili in the market. We  have some of the nicest  cabbage, carrots, and parsnips that we have ever  handled. Also a complete  stock, of green vegetables  arrive daily, Consisting of  lettuce, onions, asparagus,  spinach, rhubarb, and ripe  tomatoes.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The LEADING  GROCERS  Telephone 10  K-W-C Block, Baker Street  FISHING TACKLE  IS NOT A NEW VENTURE WITH US.  We know your wants and have what you need. Our line is  too large to enumerate, but a call .will convince you that it is  the most complete in the city.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  _ Imoorters and Dealers in Shelf arid Heavy Hardware.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  NO.   219  BAKBR  8THEET,   NELSON.  BOOTS!       BOOTS I       BOOTS!  For a few days only we will hold a slaughtering  discount sale of boots and shoes.  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  $  #=  ���$  $  $  Agent for tho best fire and life  companies doing business in the  citj'. Money to Ion ii on improved  property. All straight loans. Borrowers can get tli6irr.:*nioncy from  me when they waut it.  1$  ITCALDWELT  PROVISIONS  AND   PRODUCE.  OUR LEADERS���  The well-known Newdale Creamery Butter  In nil slzod packages nnd 1-pound brlckn  September Selected Ontario Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  Pakor Streot,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison fi Caldwell  **:***-*.*.*.*.*.*:*:iti*-a**-*#*-*i*-*-&'''  7%m.  Provincial Secretary's Office.  HIS HONOR THK' ADMINISTRATOR OF  THK OOVKtNMRNT-IV.COUNCIL hiia  been pleased to make Uio following uppoini-  nients:���  John A. Turner. G'ovenimenl*. Agnnt, Thomas  M. Word and I'VcdStarkey, of theCiity of Nelson,  Kkiuiith lobe Jlombersof Uielloird of Directors  of Iho 'Ivoo'enay Luke Oeneral Hospital."  April 201 li. 1!)01.  ARCHITECT.  A    C. EWART��� Architect.   Room 3 Aberdeen  ���*���*������   block, Bakor street, Nelson.  UP-STAIR OFFICE TO RENT.  Appiy__JtR. Cameron  New Bakery  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.  R. G. JOY, Proprietor  ffi  H3o  w  &@@@'@@@@@6@  Fishing Tackle  We carry in stock Hardy Bros,  steel-center and greenheart fly  rods, reels, flies, casts, traces,  and bails. Our line is very  large arid complete. Mail orders receive prompt attention.  TISDALL'S  GUN STORE  VANCOUVER.  STRAGHAN  BROTHERS  FLUJUBBRS.  GOOD GOODS.  REASONABL PRICES  Will call at your residence, or place  of business with catalogues and  prices anytime if dropped apostcard.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  NELSON. B. O  .-\

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