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 I  il  I  Ml  w  w  il  ,  Mineral Production of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  Mineral Production of Kootenay in 1900  $10,562,032  NINTH YEAR.  NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1901  PRICE EIYE CENTS  fXXXXJ.XXXZXXXXXXXZZZXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXZXXXXXZZXXXZXZXXXXXXXXXXXXZXX  zzititxxxxzzizxxx:  HOUSTON MAY GET APPELLATE COURT FOR NELSON  xx  Vancouver Men Are Bucking Him.  Victoria, May 1.���[Special to The Tribune.]���There was not  anything of much importance transacted in the house today. On  the report stage of the supreme court bill, Houston moved that  Nelson be substituted for Vancouver as the place for holding  sittings of the appellate court, and was supported by Curtis aud  Green.    Tatlow, Martiu aud McPhillips opposed.  Houston claimed that 41 per cent, of the cases that went to the  court of appeal originated in Kootenay, and that if the court  was to be decentralized sittings should be held where the cases  originated, and not in two places so close together as Victoria and  Vancouver.  Tlawthornthwaite, seconded by Oliver,- will move tomorrow  that instead of four sittings a year, the appellate court shall'sit  five times, and that one of the sittings shall be at Nelson. This  may carry.    The debate was adjourned on motion of McBride.  -4  tzzzzz:*azxxzxxxzxzxixxxzzxzzxzzxxzzzxzxxzzxzxzzxzxzzzxixzTzzzxzziTzxzxaxzxxxzxxxxxzxzzxzxzxxxxxzzzxxzxx;crxxxil  INDEMNITY OF $273,000,000  WHAT CHINA MUST PAY TO THE  ALLIED POWERS.  Great Britain and the United States  Dissent From Increased Customs  Duties as Proposed.  Pekin, April 30.���Field marshal  .Waldersee, in the letter which lie  sent to the ministers today, as the  reply of the generals to tho views  of tbe ministers regarding the military questions, discussed yesterday  by the generals in. conference, says  a garrison of 0000 men should be  left at Tien Tsin and the adjoining  districts, Great Britain, France,  Germany and Japan to contribute  1400 men each, aud Italy to cou-  ' tribute 400 men. -To garrison  Suaghai , Kwan, France, Russia,  Great Britain and Germany are to  contribute 300 men each, and Italy  one company until -the forts are  razed. So long as any forts are  occupied in China the foreign military commanders must exercise the  full authority of a civil administration according to tho principle  established at The Hague in 1S99.  The Chinese may remain in office,  as in the case at Ting Fu and partly  at Tien Tsin.  Besides the GOO men in the Tien  Tsin district, Avarships, whicli must  be always-in the Pei Ho, will preserve communication with the international fleet at Taku. To allow  this administration to depend in  any respect ou the mandarins would  be au utter impossibility. Frictions  would arise immediately, which  wouldlead to difficulties and con-  ~~flicts which will be better avoided.  The placing of the civil administration under the military has a  further great advantage. It would  be iueonvenient to the Chinese  government, which would therefore  endeavor to get out of it speedily  by the settlement of peace conditions. When the troops at Tieu  Tsin are reduced to 2000, by the  granting of possibly a quarter of  tlie concessions, then the question  of an absolute Chinese administration may be considered.  Concerning the question of evacuation opinions were divided. The  British, Japanese and Germans  commauders were of the opiniou  that the evacuatiou could not commence until China had accepted and  paid the total indemnities. The  French commander would commence by withdrawing 9000 iu a  fortnight, and completing tlie withdrawal of the troops iu six. weeks,  leaving only colonial troops here  on account of the climatic conditions. The Italian and the Austrian commanders had no suggestions, and general Chaffee abstained  from expressing an opinion, general  Wogacke, the Russian commander,  was not present at the recent meetings of the generals and Russia was  not represented.  The question of evacuation is  most difficult on account of tlie approaching hot season, which is very  injurious to the health of tlie  troops, and which also will increase  the costs of the war indemnity immensely, resulting in the loss of  hundreds of soldiers, and probably  mean the retention of the troops  for the winter. The generals were  unanimously of the opinion that  the question would be more speedily  solved if the ministers would treat  separately regarding the amount  of indemnity and method  of raising it. The second  past of this question must  take many months before a solution  can be found, on account of the  difficulty' of the matter. Ou the  question of indemnity being considered and China expressing her  willingness aud ability to pay, the  moment will have arrived to commence the evacuation, the execution  of which will require several  months, so- the reduction will be  very gradual. The generals are  convinced that 2000 men at Pekin,  1500 at Shanghai-Kwan, and 2000  on the railroad, and altogether  12,000 with the fleets at Takii and  Shanghai, will be a fully sufficient  force to compel China to accept the  demand, for, and manner of payment of indemnity. Count von  Waldersee and a party of officers  left Pekin this morning to visit the  great wall aud the Ming tombs.  Paris, May 1.���The for'egn office  has received" a dispatch from Pekin  announcing that M. Pichon, the  French minister, presented today  the report of the committee on in-.  deranity. The amount China is to  pay has been fixed at.. 1,365,000,000  francs. How it is "proposed that  the indemnity \,be distributed  among the powers is not set forth,  but the dispatch does not mention  The Hague, so it is' thought the  ministers are hopeful of being able  to settle the proportion to be received by each power by a discussion at Pekin. Official advices;received here from Pekin say the  ministers are divided into two parties in the discussion to decide how  China is to raise the indemnity.  France, Germany, Russia and Japan  agree in favor of raising the customs duties, which cau be relied  upon to produce a great part of the  requisite sum, and the imposition  of a duty on junks, which will constitute a tax on inland navigation,  and the taking over of some of the  _Jiki_u, proviucial transib^_duties._  On the other hand, the United  States and Great Britain decline to  agree to an increase of the customs  duties, but they do -not appear to  have presented . a counter proposi  tion. The fact that the United  States and Great Britain have  joined hands on this question has  caused surprise here. It was hoped  the United States wcmld sta,nd with  France and Russia. The result will  be to protract the negotiations, r  -- Bkrlin, May 1.���A despatch from  field marshall Von Waldersee, dated  Pekiu, April 30,. says: "Lesset's  column lias returned.- He reports  that the Chinese which he encountered at the great wall belonged to  the province of. Ho Nan, Hu Peh,  Kwang Si and Shan Si, and numbered 15,000 meu. They retreated  in complete disorder and were pursued eight kilometres. The French  troops have been withdrawn also  from Ho Kieti and Hi Eu."  Conference Will Be Lively.  Vancouver, May,,!.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The British Columbia Methodist conference, whieh  opens at Nelson next week, may be  expected to be a very lively session.  The conference is determined to  take the administration of missionary affairs out of the hands ol the  geueral mission board of Toronto,  and do the administering at home  in British Columbia. The annual  synod meeting opened tonight with  a sermon by Rev. G. A. Wilson.  Cameron, the escaped convict of  Columbia arson fame, was rearrested today at Pitt river. His  method of escape was unique, he  having tilted the top of a ladder  over the prison wall and thus  escaped without notice.  LOCAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN  TO BE INTRODUCED IN NELSON  AT ONCE.  Pay  for  What  Tou   Get, and Take  Chances of Getting What  You Pay For.  An adjourned meeting bf the  city council was held last night,  at which there was a full.attendance.  The finance committee recommended payments to the amount  of $485. This included an item of  $180 for services rendered by Dr.  Symonds, as assistant medical  health" officer. The report was  adopted and checks ordered to be  issued for same.  Local Improvement System Suggested  The public works committee submitted the following report: Your  committee havie had under consideration the question of the various  improvements,- such as the construction of sewers, grading streets,  laying sidewalks and water mains,  and are of-the opinion that the cost  of construction of sewers and sidewalks and the grading of streets  should be charged to the owners of  land immediately -benefitted by  such improvements. Your committee are of opinion that especially  in the cases of absent owners of  residentai'unimproved lots in the  city, the amount paid as taxes by the  owners has been altogether incommensurate as compared with the  benefits accruing to them from the  works of improvement carried out  by the city. Your committee,  therefore recommend that a'by-law  be introduced and passed by  council-under section 245 of the  Municipal Clauses Act "for providing the means of ascertaining and  determining what land or real property will be immediately benefitted by. any proposed / improvement, the expense of which is proposed to be assessed upon the laud  or" the" real' property benefitted  thereby, and of ascertaining and  determimng.theproportion in whicli  the assessments to be made_on the  various portion of land or real  property so benefitted. .  Mayor Fletcher: I think the time  has come when the local improvement system will have to be introduced here as it is in other cities,  when some of the people who are  anxious to have work done will  have the opportunity of paying for  what they want.' They are asking  to have streets opened up and. sidewalks laid, and if the work is to be  done we can borrow money under  tlie local improvement clause and  issue debentures.  ���-Alderman���Paterson���asked-if "it-  were not possible to estimate the  revenue derivable should the. local  improvement scheme be.^adopted,  and in reply to him it was suggested that the : engineer might  possibly be able to give an estimate.  Alderman Paterson asked if the  new system would mean a rate per  frontage foot. \  :\ Mayor Fletcher replied: That is  the pnly_way you can do it. The  money can. be .raised'and spread  over .fifteen"'. or'; twenty years. If  people want improvements'and are  willing to;pay for-them, the money  can be raised; "People who object  can petition against it if they wish.  Alderman^ Hamilton favored the  proposition;* %Th\ypeople-in the outlying districts contributed very  little to the city revenue and were  now demanding a lot of improvements.  It was decided to adopt.the principle of local improvement and to  ���have a bylaw drafted embodying  the same.  Minor Repairs Ordered.  A second report from, the' same  committee was submitted as  follows:  (1) With reference to the application of G. W. Hall for water connection your committee recommends that a pipe be laid so as to  afford water supply to Mr. Hall's  house and to the residence of W. E.  Coles in the same block; (2) That  a 4-foot sidewalk be laid on the  south side of Houston street, from  Stanley to Kootenay street; (3)  That the 3-foot sidewalk on the  south side of Silica street be extended 50 feet; (4) That a crossing  be laid on the south side of Observatory street across Kootenay  street and sidewalk laid westerly  75 feet; (5) That Richard street be  opened tip from Stanley to Kootenay street; (6) That tha stumps of  trees how lying on Stanley^ street  between Robson "and Innes street  be burned, and the roadway of  Stanley street between these streets  repaired; (7) That the water main  on Robson street from Stanley to  Falls street be lowered, and the  present 2-inch pipe-replaced by a  4-inch galvanized iron -main; (8)  That the main roadway through  the city cemetery be improved and  made passable for vehicles; (9) That  the necessary paints be purchased  for painting the cemetery buildings; the work to be done by the  caretaker.  The reporfc^was adopted.  Bylaw 93, repealing former  money1 bylaws, was introduced  and put through its third reading. It repeals . bylaws 68, 69,  70, 71 and 72, all bf whieh raised  money for specific purposes. The  present bylaw amalgamates all  these. A special meeting of the  council will be held on Friday to  ratify the bylaw.  A letter was read from J. Laing  Stocks re corrugated -iron" building  which he proposes to erect, and  asking why he should be denied  the right to put up such a shed.  A long discussion' ensued, during  which alderman Selous held that  the fire limit bylaw should be adhered to and, no special privileges  allowed. The'bylaw was produced  and the various clauses touching  on the point debated. A "building  was mentioned in which corrugated  iron was used, contrary to the bylaw, within the past few weeks and  without any permit having been  issued. The matter was referred  back to the fire wardens and- the  council adjourned to Friday evening.  The Kootenay Cigar Company.  The opening of the Kootenay  Cigar Company under new auspices'  took place yesterday,, and judging  from the number of friends who  called to accept the hospitality of  the firm, success is-assured. 'In September, 1898, the smokers of Nelson  were first given the privilege of  enjoying the fragrance of a home-  manufactured'eigar, and^that.they  appreciate the fact* has since been  testified .to by the liberal  patronage accorded the enterprise. Yesterday T. J. Sims  retired from the business and S. A.  Kelly stepped into his shoes. 'Popular as -was the principal of the  "manufacturing" company, his  successor enjoys as much of public  esteem, and will continue .to conduct .the': business on the lines laid  down,* which make the product of  the factory a general favorite, not  alone in the Kootenays, but  throughout the province. The company is deserving of- support altogether independent of the sentimental aspect. It turns out good  cigars and its payroll is all spent in  Nelson. The cigars are all union  made. . =   The Burns-Goff Contest.  Interest in the approaching sparring contest between Burns and  Goff', which takes place in Nelson  on the 10th, is growing, and the  training quarters of the two men  were visited by several yesterday.  Burns yesterday had four fast  rounds with George Lawler, the  Irish giant, and pleased, his admirers immensely. Goff had the  gloves on in the fire hall with a  well-known heavyweight amateur  who has met somo of the best amateurs in his class. When he got  through he pronounced GofT tho  cleverest man he has encountered.  Both men aro training carefully and  will doubtless meet each other at  their best.  A Three Days' Fast.  Jim Costigan, an old-time prospector, dropped iuto Ainsworth tho  other day in such a condition that  some of his old friends did not  recogni/.e him. He had started  from Kaslo for Kokanee creek, but  got lost over the divide, the snow  obliterating what is' usually accepted as a well-defined trail. He  was three days without food, and  experienced all the disadvantages  of mountain climbing on an empty  stomach. When he struck camp ho  was very weak.  A Distressed Oid-Timer.  Martin Fry, an old-timer, was  yesterday seeking the aid of early  comers to Nelson to enable him to  get out of town. Among others  approached was mayor Fletcher,  who seemed anxious to apply the  labor test. He offered Martin work  on the streets but the offer was not  gracefully accepted.  SERGEANT KELLY HONORED  ���f.i.-*;..YJjg  -�����$��5*1  7:h-  , ',-���  ���'-?  ��� *>������  -c'-t  JTTTITTTriTIITTTtTrTrrTTTTTT^TTTTrTT^TTTrTTTTTrTTTTVrTTTTTT-rrTTTTTTTTTyTTTTTTTTTTTr.-  A   SON   OF  ENGLAND WITH AN  IRISH NAME  Who Served With Strathcona's Horse  and Was Mentioned in the  Dispatches,  There was a large and thoroughly  representative gathering in Fraternity Hall last night to do honor to  sergeant S. A. Kelly, a returning  member of the Strathcona Horse.  The    gathering   was   under    the  auspices of- Nelson Queen, No. 241  S. O. E.,-but as will be seen from  the appended list of those present,  the Sons of Eugland were not alone  ' in doing the honors, as there /were  many representativesof the Emerald  Isle'and Old Scotia in attendance,  whose enthusiasm was conspicuous.  T. Morley, past president, presided,  and to his right sat the guest of  the evening, sergeant Kelly.    To  his left sat mayor  Fletoher, and  among those at the tables were J.  M. Lay, W. B. Winters, O. Newling,  F. Starkey, C. B. Cave, R. W.'Day,  J. Lahore,   R.  M.  Macdonald, W.  McGuire, Rev. A. H. Akehurst, Dr.  Arthur, A. G. Lang, G. C. Williams,  R. G. Joy, J. A. Hindle, C. W. Wal-  croft, G; Darts, J. Duck, D. Darts,  F.     Deacon,      S.      M.     Brydges,  Fred.   J.   Squire,   G.   H.   Fraser,  F.   E.    Weir,    William    Douche,  C. Wilkinson, A Blaney, Walter T  Cooper, Fred Smith, R.. James, G.  Macleod, J. ,W. Davidson,   A.   B.  Buckworth, D. M.  Carley,  Michael  Jones, Geo. M. Phillips, T. G. Haul-  tain, J. K. Strachan, Melvelle Parry,  E. Grizzelle, E.  Sutcliffe, Thos. J.  Sims, A. Lowe, C.   S.- Hawthorne  W. J Astley. -  The cloth having-been cleared,  the toast list was started with "The  Immortal Memory of Queen Victoria," which was received in impressive silence. "The King" was  accorded a warm reception and  cheered to the echo, after which  .the;national.anthem ^vas sung with  vigor. ^"The duke and duchess of  Cornwall and royal family" was  also loyally received.  "The ^navy, army aud reserve  forces" brought David -Carley to  .his feet to say a good word for the  navy. The speaker avowed that  his only naval experience was as  one of the Canadian voyageurs, and  iu this connection he gave some interesting anecdotes.  On behalf the army lieutenant  Phillips' made a neat little speech,  pointing out tliat the Rocky Mountain Rangers of Nelson made the  best showing of any company in  the country, sending out to South  Africa nineteen men and two officers out of a strength of forty-five.  F. E. Weir, one of the King's  Own-of Toronto;-responded~for the  reserve forces, and spoke of the  willingness with which the reserve  men volunteered for service in  South Africa.  Tlie toast of the evening was  drunk with great enthusiasm. In  song sergeant Kelly was avowed a  jolly good fellow, and amid three  cheers and a few tigers he kept his  seat while all his friends were  emptying their glasses. In proposing tho toast the chairman alluded to  the valor of the Strathcona Horse,  and said that if their guest did not  bring back with him the Victoria  Cross lie at least had tho honor of  being mentioned in the dispatches.  (Cheers). Lord Kitchener had said  that if the members of the Strathcona Horse but knew the trouble he  had in answering requests for their  services they would pity him ���  showing that the generals in the  war fully appreciated the valor of  tho men. However, two-thirds of  the Stratlicona Horse were iEng-  Iishmen or Sons of England.  (Applause).  Sergeant Kelly, in rgply, thanked  his friends for the honor done him,  aud said that so far as the Strathcona Horse were concerned too  much could not be said for them,  but he modestly ignored any credit  for anything ho had done. When  he went to South Africa his original intention was to remain there  ���if his life wero spared. But he  soon realized that Nelson was a  better place than any in South  Africa. Consequently he returned,  aud here he was to stay. (Applause).  "The Sons of England" was  responded to by Fred Starkey, district deputy, and he gave some  very interesting particulars. The  oider was started in Toronto in the  year 1874.   There were but seven  -"��"H  HOW JIM HILL WOULD AMEND THE RAILWAY BILL  Or What the Helmcken Bolters Want.  H     .-v^l  . Victoria, May 1.���[Special to The Tribune.]���There are no.  new developments in the railway situation.   The statements that- ���  come from Ottawa, as to what /oads will be subsidized by the :  Dominion, are taken as part of the Hill plan of campaign to  coerce the Dunsmuir government-iuto voting a subsidy to the   -  V., V. & E.  The V��� V. & E. crowd are fighting for three points.  First���That no proposal from the Canadiau Pacific shall be -  considered for the Coast-to-Kootenay railway subsidy."  Second���That the four per cent of the gross earnings clause. '���  shall be changed so that under no condition shall the province '  get more than two per cent on the amount of the subsidy given,7'},  and that the interest shall be only a second, and not a first charge,   .  on the revenue of the railways subsidized. T        ;  Third���That all agreements made between the lieutenant- .  governor-in-council aud the railway companies must be ratified',-  by the legislature.    _ K, .  xxxxxxuxxxxxxx  XXXXXIXXXXXXXXXTCXXZ  Mil  Pl��ff|  .fi'Mjffill  :s*l*X#^|  W-sX&lg.  ~y$g%$  us  lljlf  IIS  charter  members, but since  that  date the   Sons  of   England, ;��� as a  society,   had   grown    until   today  there were no less than 250 lodges  in Canada from the Atlantic to the  Pacific, three in Newfoundland and  five in ��� Africa.   (Applauso).     The  Sons     of     England      contributed  to   ". the     Mansion     House     fund  $1000, besides subscribing liberally  to      the      Red      Cross      contingent   sent   from    this    dominion.  The   present   membership   of  the  order was over 15,000, and it had  paid out during the quarter century  of its existence $117,000 in  funeral  expenses, $205,000 "to the.widows  and orphans of members and  sick  and medical benefits totalling $410,'-  000.     (Applause.)     The      Nelson  lodge   now   had   enrollowed   fifty  -members���all- good men and true,  including the guest of the evening.  (Applause.)  "Fraternal societies," was responded to by F. J. Squires and  Dr. Arthur, and mayor Fletcher  spoke for the city of Nelson.  "Trade and commerce," brought  J. K. Strachan and J. M. Lay to their  .feet, and they each spoke of the  -^part-that���Englishmen .played ���in  "trade aud commerce.  "The ladies," were well handled  by S. M. Brydges, and during the  night songs were sung by E. Gra-  zille.R. M, Macdonald, O. Newling,  C. B. Winter, Melville Parry, T.  Weir and others.  A most enjoyable evening was  brought to a close by the singing of  Auld Lang Syne.  Canadian Pacific Railway Changes.  J. S. Lawrence has arrived in  Nelson to take the.position of local  train master iu the C. P. It. service.  J. Hamilton will fill the post of chief  train dispatcher, and will be assisted by Messrs. Lewis and Armstrong, two new arrivals. K. .A.  Armstrong,���oue_of_the-old-train  dispatchers here, goes to Nakusp  on relief service. The importance  of Nelson is every day more forcibly recognized by the big company,' who. are making this point  more than ever, the chief one in the  Kootenays.  Kitchener Reports Another Skirmish.  London," May 1. ��� A despatch  from lord Kitchener, dated from  Pretoria today says: "Grenfell  attacked the Boers at Bergplantz,  New Halvertsbvrg, where tlie last  Long Tom opened fire at 10,000  yards. Kitchener's scouts advanced  to within 3,000 yards, when the gun  was blown tip and tlie Boers fled.  Ten of them were made prisoners.  Other columns report ten Boers  killed, six wounded, six made  prisoners, and sixty surrendered  and 30,000 rounds of ammunition  captured. The British had four  killed and seven wounded."  London, May 1.���The Sun today  iu a double-leaded item describes  lord Salisbury as perturbed by certain revelations which the financial  adviser of lord Kitchener has unearthed. The premier is also pictured by the Sun as not in as good  health as recent announcements  have led the public to believe. It  is also admitted that there is friction between lord Salisbury and  lord Lansdowne.  Defenders Trial Races.  New York, May 1.���The annual  circular issued by the New York  Yacht Club, in relation to the programme for the season lias been  prepared. No trial races between  the Constitution and Columbia will  take place off Sandy Hook, over the  American cup course, as was the  case with the Columbia and Defender.  GOAL MINERS MAY STRIKE  THEY FEAR WAGE REDUCTIONS"^  '  WILL BE MADE. A?'i*4  Trouble Has Been Precipitated by the,;?3��t|  Government's Proposed Export   1 ":i'7^  Tax on Coal.  ���-���.M?_  'T-T.^iSSp  '��m  London, May 1.���At a meeting,of .ff^  the Miners' Federation held iu-Lon  don this morning, and attetidedby^i^  delegates -from all parts' of tHef;r;.J$|  United Kingdom, it was. recom~#%$  mended that all miners quit workV^S*  unless the coal tax should be witli-  %$!.  -S-TSV  <51  ��<3K*J I  drawn. Another meeting was summoned-for the 7th to decide the.V^  matter and to fix a date -for the'-';$��;  stoppage of work should that step1 "'r4  b'e resolved upon. Whether or_not  the miners will actually strike de-;  pends largely on the trend of' the  discussion of the coal tax resolution, which comes up in the house  of commons tomorrow.  Although it is generally supposed;  the coal owners have been backing'  the miners with the object of bring--  pressure on the government to modify the coal taxation project, there-  are signs of a division of opinion,  since   the   federation   reached   its  grave decision, and some of the influential   owners,   especially those  not exporting coal, are counseling  prudence.   The miners' reason for  advocating a strike appears  tobe  based on the fear that  the owners  will   recoup   themselves   from the  tax by an equivalent reduction in  wages.   ii  Oft) I  The Ainsworth Camp.  Great activity is reported in the  Ainsworth camp. The Highland  mine still employs a staff' of men on  development work. The Highlander is working full blast and the  Star will follow suit. The King  Solomon has so far progressed that  it is expected to join the regular  shippers shortly. On tho Fourth  of July they are making arrangements for an active season's operations. On the whole the Ainsworth camp promises to be lively  this year. P. L'vrsen is makiug  arrangements for starting a new  tunnel at the Eden Crescent ou  Coffee creek.  Small-Pox at Lethbridge.  A notice was posted iu town yesterday signed by the medical health  officer of Lethbridge, Alberta, denying "extravagant reports along the  C.P.R. that the town is quarantined  for small-pox." It is admitted that;  there are "a few mild cases, which  are isolated in an hospital for that  purpose," but it is claimed that the  outside public need not fear contagion from that point, as measures  for the suppression of the disease  are most stringent.  Nelson Rifle Association.  A meeting of the Nelson Rifle  Association has been called for  tomorrow night to discuss matters'  of interest to local riflemen. The  meeting will be held in the offices  of captain H. E. Macdonnell over  the C. P. It. offices on Bakor street.  Rocky ��� Mountain Rangers will be  there in strength, and local riflemen not in the corps are expected  to turn up. The business is itn*  portant and interesting. THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C��� THURSDAY, MAY 2, 1901  '.  \A  3W*  _  ��� ^���>-a>-��>-^-jtyv^   *k: x��.-^..^*?'<S'��*.i~.i*-i*.0'i*'&.sr.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  WE   HAVE   OPENED A  SPECIAL   DEPARTMENT  OF  SMALL WARES  Containing only the thousand and one little necessaries  required by ladies for their toilet. Have a oqk through  th��m You will be sure to see something you^will  wish io eet. Here there is a complete range of Beld-  ing's Wash Art Silks, representing.every.imaginable-,  shade Mrs. Dawson, who is an artist with the needle,  has on exhibition and for sale in our store some choice  pieces of fancy wcrk in which these silks only are used.  THMBSONWCOMMI  Baker  Street, Nelson.  ^3C��:**��**^** ito ���*&���*&&&&*'*&*&  \*  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  jn  ffilie CKrUmne*  The holding of a sitting of the  appellate court in Nelson would be  ��� a great convenience to the people  of Kootenay who furnish over forty  per cent of the appeal court business. British Columbia is possibly  the only province iu the Dominion  ~ in which the court of appeal sits  outside of the capital, but in British Columbia a departure has  been made which provides for  sittings of the court at Vancouver  as well as at Victoria. This was a  concession to the lawyers of Vancouver. What Mr. Houston now  proposes in the legislature is, that,  ' if the established rule is departed  from, litigants should receive some  "   consideration; and since the hold-  -'. ing of the court at Vancouver is  virtually no more convenient to  the great body of - litigants than  would be the holding of court at  Victoria, the court should sit at  Nelson as well as Victoria. This  naturally arouses the antagonism  of the Vancouver members, but it  is not unlikely that a compromise  maybe arrived at by-which the  court shall sit at Nelson as well as  Victoria and Vancouver.  - It. is not unlikely that "Tom"  - Johnson of Cleveland will be placed  in' nomination as Democratic candidate for president of the United  States in 1904. Johnson is a man  of many seeming contradictions.  He   was born lucky, and became  ' immensely wealthy through his  own genius and exertion, aud by  . taking advantage of laws and social  conditions which he has consistently  denounced as unfair and unjust. He  ���is-khown througlioutrthe=east=as=  the millionaire anarchist.     He is  the antithesis of senator Hanna���a  champion of the masses who does  not affright tho classes:  That lead smelter which Mr.  Hyams was going to build so suddenly at Fernie seems to have  suffered an eclipse upon the granting bf the much talked of charter  to the Crow's Nest Southern rail-  ��� way. While the railway charter  was yet to be granted this imaginary smelter was brought very close  to the silver-lead mine-owners of  the Slocan, but now that the charter  is granted it develops that Mr.  Hyams' plan is not to build a  smelter, but to have a man look  over the country and report on the  possibilities of the smelting situation. '  Goodwin Smith, who does most  of the heavy thinking in Canada  upon social and political questions,  does not agree with count Leo Tolstoi as tb the full emancipation of  the czar's subjects or serfs. He  says that for anything better than  a benevolent autocrat the masses  of the Russian people are yet unripe. J *  The News-Advertiser resents the  action of the Provincial Lawmakers'  Union in advancing their scale of  prices from $G00 to $800 per session.  The decision of the city council,  that in future the local improvement system, with its frontage tax,  PAPER  in aii Wo can infercst >'ou -*'1 Wan  *mfl|  I Paper.'   First���Because we  ��� ����������������������� have  choice patterns,  well  selected, with border and  ceiling In perfect harmony  of cilor, and in all the colorings to suit any room. Second  ���Because wo sell them cheaper than anywhere  else, owing to'our system of making one prico to  everyone, and that prico a cash prico, saving in  evory possible way, that wo can get tho selling  price closest to the cost Select and buy your  own papers. Your money .will go farther and  you will get greater satisfaction in your room  decorations.  THOMSON  STATIONERY  Co.  Baker Street.  Limited.  NKLSON. B. C.  shall be applied to sidewalk construction, will be welcomed by those  who have their sidewalks laid; and  denounced by those whose side-  walks are still receiving the serious  consideration of the committee of  public works.  Count Sternberg, an Austrian  soldier of fortune who served with  the Boers in South Africa, has published his experiences of the war.  Probably the most interesting  statement is Sternberg's estimate of  the Boer forces actually in the field.  These he places at 35,000 men, exclusive of the colonial rebels.  The Toronto Globe has presented  its readers with brief pen sketches  of the members of British Columbia's legislature. The Globe uses  them all kindly and gives Joseph  ���Martin the place of honor as tlie  most striking personage of the lot.  As nothing further has come  from Victoria to indicate that  James J. Hill has secured his rail-  wayLsubsidyjiPon his own terms jt  may be presumed that the cabinet  crisis is still on.  Canada's census or stocktaking  costs something over $250,000.  Machinists Strike at Buffalo.  Buffalo, May 1.���Five hundred  machinists in this city, aud probably 800 more in Erie county, outside of Buffalo, struck this morning  to secure a nine-hour day without  decrease of pay. This conclusion  was reached last night at a stormy  and long drawn out meeting which  had adjourned at 2 o'clock this  morning. Many of the local shop?,  at a conference with the men yesterday, agreed to the demands of  the union and will not be affected  by the strike. It is understood  that the local movement is the forerunner of a strike that may extend  all over the Uuited States and Mexico on May 20th, when a general  demand for a nine-hour day will be  made.  A Fuss  Over Nothing.  Washington, May 1,���The national guard at the American legation at Pekin will not be subjected  to the orders of a foreign general.  Official reports of the latest phase  of the negotiations at Pekin, as  told in these dispatches, have not  yet reached Washington, and it is  suggested as a possibility that the  demand in this regard of the international generals is not unqualified.  Still, if it is, the American legation  guard will retain its independence,  even if it is necessary to that end  to remove it from Pekin and from  China. The latter course might become necessary in case one of the  powers formally declares war upon  China, and exercises   its   right to J  cause the withdrawal of all neutral  forces, but under existing conditions the guai d probably will re-,  main.  CHINESE  COMPETITION. *  To the Editor of the Tribune:  The other day while walking up  Stauley street I was much surprised to see two Chinamen exca-  cavating for a retaining wall. The  person for whom they were working said that he could not got  white men to suit him, as he wanted  gardeners. Now, Mr. Editor, there  are several good gardeners in Nelson, any of whom would have  worked for this gentleman providing he paid them decent wages, but  of course John will work for much  lower wages than the white men  would ask.' Any way, the Chinamen are not doiug gardening, bub  simply shoveling dirt, the standard  wage for such-work being $2.50 per  day- of nine hours. This is the  third time within the mouth where  Chinese labor has supplanted white  labor. A certain business-man had  a Chinaman digging a ditch for  him, but when it came to putting  in the flume a white laborer was  called in, much to the dissatisfaction of the business man. as he  then had to pay'union wages. The  other occasion was a few days ago  when four Chinamen unloaded a  scow of bricks. 0Afc this rate it  won't be long before Nelson will be  as bad as some of our Coast cities,  and then the white laborer will  only have to come down to John's  level or pull out. G. Payne.  0f  7^:  _\_   �� TRUNK STRAPS  #|t   ��       SHOULDER STRAPS   ,  USHAWL STRAPS  to I  to  < .00.00.00.00-00 * t"-^- SLSi'  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  }3irixiiixixxrxxxzrcoaxxjxxxxixxxxmcxxxrfl  VALISES AND  SATCHELS  IN ALL SIZES  :iiiii::xniiniiijinr..-Tii:iiiiixiiiirxiixiil  BARGAINS  IN TRUNKS AND VALISES  Don't for a moment imagine that we sellcheap trunks only. We carry all sorts of trunks���from the low price  but reliable sorts, up to the very best grades made and we can save you money on them all. Here are two special examples. Canvas covered trunks, oil painted with hardwood slats, protected by 7 inch steel clamps, brassed excelsior  locks, stitched leather handles, extra heavy leather 1 j4 inch straps around body, also deep set-up trays. Sizes  and prices as follows: ..  ~      ;  Rumor has it that J. A. McDonald's ice cream parlors on Baker  street are the finest in the city.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  a-***-****-*******.*.**.*****.*.  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  ���*******&*3-2**.*&*.*.*.*.**.***.  We are ofl'ering at lowest'prices the best  grades of Ceylon, India, China and'Japan'  Teas.  Our Beaf-, Mocha and Java CofTeo, per  pound .,...*;.....?   -10  Mocha and Java Blend,3 pounds.^.. 1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 4 pounds ....... 1 00-  Special Blend Coffee, 0 pounds  1 00  Rio Blcnd;Coffoo, B pounds'.;...1  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE GO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182. N  WEST .BAKER STREET, NELSON.  ���34 inch  36 inch  $7.25  38 inch  $8,50  40 inch  $9.75  42 inch  $12,25  Women's skirt or dress  trunk, same  style as above only better quality :  34 in,    36 in.     28 in.     40 in.    42 in.  $9.50    $10 75    $12.25    $14.65    $15.60  Valises   and* dress   suit  cases   from  $3.QO to $25  Telescope   valises "from  75c. to $4.00  A special  reduction  on   all  purses.  Also hand bags al prices below :  12 Inch      14 inch      16 inch      20 inch  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  $2.00  $2.50  $3.00  $4.50  jxxrxxixxxxxxxxxxxixxxxiHxxxxxxxxxiK  LADIES' SHOPPING  BAGS FROM  35c to 75c.  -1  1     ��zzxz:czxxxxzixixxxixixzi uiuil  Fred Irvine & Co.  jirxixniiiiiiiiiiiixiiiziiiiixiiiiiioxiifl  i  <  i  ] SPECIAL PRICES  ���        ~        ON ALL   "  1 PURSES.  36  Baker  Street  *i*!:zxxx:[Xxxxxsxixxxxxxx:ixxxxxtxxxxxxxxxxxxxx��  to  to  to  to  to  to  Spring  Suitings  All the fashionable creations  in Spring and Summer wear  are included in my last consignment of Scotch.and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and Fancy Trouserings  Ev Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.. .  FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.  GARDEN SEEDS  We have opened up tho largest shipment of  bes.t quality, fresh garden seeds over brought to  tho Kootenay  country.    We are gelling largo  Quantities already and you will note our way is  ifrerent from that of other dealers in this district, in that  WE SELL BY WE1CKT  As well as by packago, and though the quality-  is the best the price is the same as in Toronto.  Make out a list and'send to us and we will guarantee satisfaction.:  IN FLOWER SEEDS  "Wcralso=havo-a=lai,ge=assortinent^lO-diiroront=  varieties and colors of, Sweet Peas lo select  from and an endless variety of other kinds.  CAMDA DBUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Illock.       Correr Ward and Baker Sts  MILLINERY   DISPLAY  The ladies of Nelson can now  have the opportunity of seeing  the latest and newest designs in  HATS AND SPRING COODS  Ladies genuine Hair Switches at  the lowest rates.  MRS.   EINFIBUD  Ol'KKA  IIOUSK JSI.OIJK.  Mrs. CARR  IiATB OF VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied hy Miss MacMillan,  Victoria Block.   0  The patronage of* Nelson ladies solicited.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT HOTEL BLOCK.  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty ot the square shoulder���tne latest  fashion in coat*.  Ward  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  ^JnjBogjistown) Fairview Addition.  Kelson Saw and Planing frills  Limited.  CHARLES. HILLYER, "HARRY  HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  -   All Communications to be addressed to either of the above  We are prepared ,to Furnish  by Rail, Barge op Teams  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  . DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES        -��  TURNED WORK, 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  Ofllce on Baker Street, west of Stanley Street  NKLSON. :  Drink  the  Beer  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE   AT  NELSON.  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAKER STREET, NELSON. ;. '  \\. P. RITHFTft CO., Ltd.  EL REISTERER & CO.  BRKWERH AND BOTTDBBB OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Ww?dja.- Brewery at llBlaon  WHOLESALE TRADE  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpUORPK & <JO., LIMITED,���Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar mreots, Nels>on, manufacturers  of aud wholosalo doalers in terated waters and  fruit syrups. Solo. agonts for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Tolephono <S0.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEKTZEL & CO.-Cornor Baker and  ���   Josophino streets, Nolson, wholesalodeal  ors lu   assayers  supplies.  Agon to lor Dunve. '  Win. Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  "        COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker streot. Nelson  ��� wholosalo dealors in liquors, cigars  cement, flro brick'and lire clay, water plpe.and  stool rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONST RUCTION COMPANY���Wholesale dealers In telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block, Nolson.  ''     x FLOUR AND FEED. ~  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Coreals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight) or.  mixed, cars shipped to all - Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at victoria, New Weal)  minuter, and Edmonton. Alberta. ~  FRESH AND SALT HEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.-Baker   street,   Nelson.  ���. wholesale dealers in frosh and cared meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES. ~~~  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streots, wholesale grooers and  'obbers In blankots. gloves, mitts, boots, rubbors,  maokinaws and minors'nuudrles.     ,    ..   KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Version   streot,  Nolson,   wholesale  grocor.*?.  fOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel  *��������    son, wholesale grocors,   .  T   Y. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front: street, Nolson  "���   wholesale   dealers   in   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs. >  riARDjyAfiE~AND^MimNG, SUPPLIES.^  NOTICE.  Notice i. hereby given that I intend to apply at  the next sittings of the Hoard of Licence Commissioners for the City of Nelson, to he held after  thu expiration of thirty days from llio date hereof,  for a transfer of lhe retail liquor licence now held  by mo for the Grand Central hotel situate on lotn  23 and 21, block (i(J. subdivision of lot '.).'> in the  City of Nolson, to Gust Ericson of ttyj snid Cityof  Nolson.  F. SIMPSON.  Witness, W. C. McDonald.  Dated this twenty-second day of April, 1901  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NELSON*  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated by Steam 25 Cents to $1  H BYERS & CO.���Corner Bakor and Josophlne  ��� streots, Nolson, wholosale doalers In. hardware and mining supplies. - Agents for Giant  Powder Co.   LAWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY    "  Baker St.,  Nelson,  wholesale   dealoi-R ln  hardware and mining supplies, and water aud  plumbers' suppUes.  .  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BKETON & CO.-Corner Vornon  and Josophlno streots, Nolson, wholesale  doaiars In Honors, oigaru and dry goods, - Agents  for I'abet* Browing Co. cf Milwaukee and Cal  gary Krowing Co. of Cnl(?ary.  "~ SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS.  LIMITED���Cornor Front and Hall streets,  Nolson, Wiin ufacturerH of and wholesale dealors  In sasb nnd door?) all kinds of factory work mr.de  to ordor, "  " WINES AND CIGARS.  f^ALIFOJtNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI  ���^ TED���Comer Froui? and Hail streets, Nol  son, wholesale! dealers ln wlnea (case and bulk,  ar?^ rto*n*iPHf�� ivnrt Jmpnrtwwl clears.  ARCHITECT,  AC. EWAHT���Architect.   Room 3 Aberdeen  ���   bliick, Iiaker street, Nelson.  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT  THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  Everybody    Welcome  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and ttootoMiy*Btw��te. .f ���  [ V. O. Bos tOQ, TELEPHONE] MO.' tt  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  ���iii 8*    :   _        linker and Wart  EVjadden rjouse  ����������. Nrt��m  The onlj hotel In Nelson that' has remained  under one management since 1S��0.  The bod-room s aro well furnished and llghbod  by electricity.     /  Tho bar ts always stooked by ths best dom s-  tilo and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor,  Large comfortable bedrooms and flrsbolaaa I  dining-room. Sample rooms (or commercial mon. |  RATES $2 PER DAY  Kirs. L 6. Clarke, Prop.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  Bar stooked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Boer on draught. Largo comfortable rooms,  fllrat-olaas table boa d.  Provincial Secretary's Office.  HIS HONOR THE'ADMINISTRATOR OF  THK CiOVI'MlNMENT-IM-COUNCIL has  been pleased to make the following ��� appointments:���  John A. Turner, Government Agent, Thomas  31. Ward and Fred Starkey. of UiotJity of Nelson,  Ksqnires to bo Members of the Hoard of Directors  of the "Kcolenay Lake General Hospital,"  April 20th. 190].  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stkvknson, or to any person or persons to whom he may have transferred his  interest in lhe Lila mineral claim,-at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  Yon are h'-rehy notilied tliat I have expended  the sum of One Hundred nnd Fifty-Seven Dollars  in  labor and improvements   upon   tho above  mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said  mineral claim  under  the   provisions   of   th'e  Mineral Act, and if within ninety days from (he  date of tills notice you fail or refuse to contribut i  your proportion of such expenditure, togctho.  with all costs of advertising, your interest in'said  claim will becomo tho property of the subscriber  under section four of an Act ontitled "An Act to  Amend tho Mineral Act, 1U00."  DANIEL   HERB,  Dated this 12th day of February, 1901. mmmm  i  M  7...  7_f  til.  ���is  THE TRIBUTE:  KELSON, B; 0. THURSDAY, MAY % 1901  |!*>  \. :  \. .  I? i  BANK OF I0NTBBA1  CAPITAL, aU paid up....$12,000,000.00  BEST.    S.OOO.OOO.OO  UNPIVTDBD PROFITS       427.180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal.. .President  Hon, George A. Drummond Vice-President  B. S. Clouston .General Manager  ���NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities In Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers. ' _.    ���   .     .   ���    ...  Grant Commercial and Travelers Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Etc  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH 18 AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ",   HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  ���      ���      $8,000,000  ���      -    ' -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000. .  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.;  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. B. C.  New York   Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  aud (18 Branches in Canada and the  United States.  Saving's Bank Branch  CUKKKNT RATK OK IN'TKREST PAID,  UNITED STATES HAPPENINGS  NEW YORK, I.���Lazard Freres  will ship $1,000,000 on tho French  steamer sailiug today.  .TOLEDO, 1.���S. W. Murry. the  millionaire medicine manufacturer,  died at his home in this city last  night.  NEW    YORK,     1.���Archbishop  LeAvis, of Ontario, sailed today on  , the Atlantic  liner "Menominee  for  London.   Ho is accompanied by his  wife.  BAY CITY, 1.���Congressman  Rousseau Grmup, representative  from the tenth congressional district, died today from heart trouble.  He was born in Monroe county, New  York in 18-13.  WASHINGTON, 1.���The war department this morning received the  following cablegram from general  MacArthur at Manila: "Quentin  Sales surrendered at Iloilo ou April  2lst. All organized opposition on  that island has ended."  NEW YORK, 1.���Albert T. T.  Patrick was to havo been arraigned  today to plead to the charge of the  murder of William Marsh Rice, but  at the request of his counsel thp-ar-  raignmeut' was postponed:  ' OMAHA, 1.���An attempt will be  made, to prove that James Callahan,  tlie alleged' kidnaper of -Edward  Cudahy, juuior, lied on the witness  stand during his recent, trial. A  complaint Charging, him with perjury will be filed by the county attorney. "        -  BARIBOO, Wisconsin, 1.���Forest  fires have been raging in this  neighborhood for . several days.  High winds are fanning the flames  aud much damage is beiug done to  standing timber and cordwood.  Hundreds ot men are fighting the  fires.  BUFFALO, 1;���P. L. Camp & Co.,  brokers of this city, with agencies  throughout western New York,  Peimsylvanian and Canada, this  morning suspended - tiperations.  "Caught by the rise iu the market,"  was the cause of the failure as explained by one of the members of  the firm.  DETROIT, 1. ��� Hon. William  Elliott, Michigan member of the republican national congress, died at  his residence here early this after  noon after a brief illness. Mr.  Elliott, who was a prominent local  drygoods merchant, was 57 years of  age, arid leaves a widow. Tie was  born near Amherstburg, O n tario.  CLEVELAND, 1.���No settlement  has been reached by the United  States Steel Corporation and their  engineers, but otherwise the strike  is practically at an end. Tlie managers of the other local lines have  made arrangements with the engineers' and have men enough to  take care of their boats. The officials of the trust fleet have agreed  to:pay the engineers' schedule of  wages.  CLEVELAND, 1.���At the annual  meeting of the .stockholders of the  ���Lake Shore and Michigan Southern  railway held here today, the following directors were re-elected to  serve three years : Frederick W.  Vanderbilt, Samuel R. Callaway,  Edwin Wocestor, Chauncey M. Depew and William H., Newman. Out  of $50,000,000 of stock issued. by  the compauy, *$-lS,000,000 was voted  at the meeting.  MIDDLETOWN, Connecticut, 1.  ���Charles T. Hiirlburt, aged 50,  teller in the Central National bank,  was found' this morning dying iu  his '= bed, at his home, with two  bullet wounds in his head aud one  in his body. He.is supposed to have  attempted suicide through despondency on account of domestic  trouble, following the death of his  wife and daughter. He will probably die.  WASHINGTON, 1.���A dispatch  received today from general McArthur, at Manila, states tliat the  hospital reports show 25S0 sick in  hospital iu the Philippines, and 013  sick in quarters. This is a much  less percentage of sick than has  been shown any time since the  United States troops were sent to  the archipelago.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.    Present rate  three percent.  GRANGE V.  HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  THE DAY'S EUROPEAN GABLES  PARIS,, I.���May day is passing  quietly. Work is proceeding here  as usual, aud telegrams from the  provinces show the day thus far to  have been uneventful.    "  Liverhool, J.���The following are  the stocks of breadstuffs and provisions in Liverpool: Flour, 85,000  sacks; wheat, 1,002,000 centals; corn,  297,000 centals.  IIONG KONG, 1.���It is reported  that the Germans have selected a  concession at Canton, that the preliminaries have been arranged, and  that possession will be. taken  soon.  LONDON, 1.���Honorable Armine.  Woodhouse, son of the earl of Kimberley, is dead. He was born in  1800. He sat in the house of com;  mons in the Liberal interest for the  SaITron-Waldron division of Essex.  STOCKHOLM, 1.���The constitutional committee of ths riksdag has  determined to report Gerhard  Dyrssen, the minister of marine,  for lack of fitness and conscientiousness in punishing read admiral  Hagg for a supposed fault.-  BOM13AY, 1.���Thirty-five out of  forty-two persons who were working at a cotton press at Amreeli, on  the Katty war peninsula, have been  burned to death. The remainder  were fatally burned. A similar fire  has occurred at Khamgaon, pro  vince of Berar, resulting iu the  death of eleven persons.  -LONDON, 1.���At a meeting of  the British Empire League today,  it was disclosed that the colonial  office has been iu .correspondence  with the government of Canada in  regard to including Canada in the  title of king Edward. The result  of the negotiations will not be made  known until the correspondence is  published later.  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  ST. JOHN, 1.���Robert Elliott, ,55  years of age, was drowned at Benton yesterday.  WOODSTOCK, 1.���A writ for  $5000, issued by Molsons Bank,  Vancouver, against Alfred Hall, a  barrister of that- city, was served  today on Mr. Hall, who is east on a  visit.  TORONTO, 1.���Professor A. P.  Coleman,' of the University of Toronto, who was offered the. directorship of the geological survey in  succession to the late Dr. Dawson  has declined.  =BORT^=DALH0USIE,���It���The  steamer Van Allen, coming down  the-Welland canal last night, carried away four gates as the result of  the engineer misunderstanding  orders. As a result navigation will  be delayed three or four days, with  a big fleet waiting to get  through.  QUEBEC, 1.���A telegram from  Chicoutimi says the land forming  the south wing of the Grand Falls  Pulp company's dam has been  washed away, leaving a gap three  hundred feet. The river has taken  a new course for about four acres;  Tlie pulp company has stopped all  work.   That Stove Combination Again.  Detroit, May 1.���The Tribune  says: Recent reports that a con- j  solidation of all the principal stove  companies of this country was  about to take place were confirmed  yesterday when Charles B. Warren,  a well-known Detroit attorney,  acknowledged that plans for the  consolidation are under way.  "These plans contemplate," said Mr.  Warren, "the amalgamation of all  the principal stove manufacturing  plants of the country-upon lines  somewhat similar to the United  States Steel Corporation. All of  the details have not been settled  upon yet, but I can state that  Detroit Avill probably be the center  of the manufacturing industry of  the country.  Some Vancouver Regrets.  Vancouver, May 1.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The bar assaciation,  city council and the board of trade  today passed resolutions expressing  regret at the government's decision  not to appoint a resident judge of  the supreme court for Vancouver.  of  cl&.:n"^.:d.a.  MPEBIAL DANK ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^%  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  $2,600,000  $1,725,000  H. S. HOWLA.ND.  D. R. WILKIE....  E. HAY... :.-:   President.  '.General Manager.   Inspector.  SAVINCS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THE   CURRKNT   RATK   OV   INTKRKST   ALLOWKD.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  IN THE REALM OF LABOR  . Some May Day Strikes  WORCESTOR, 1.���The threatened Mayday.strike of the brewery  workers for a nine hour day toot  place this morning.  SHARON, Penslyvania, 1.���The  plumbers of Sharon who recently  made a demand for an advance in  wages of 50 cents a day, struck  this morning.  INDIANAPOLIS, 1. ��� All the  union plasterers in this city struck  today for an increase of 10 cents an  hour, which would make the union  scale 50 cents. A. large number  of union plumbers are also out, but  their strike is not general.  .  BRIDGEPORT, 1.���More than 90.  per cent of the journeymen carpenters' and all of the. bricklayers, ���  stonemasons' and plasterers went  on strike this morning.' At. noon  the strike was practically over,  neariy.all the master builders having agreed individually to grant  the demands of the men.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the bes  workmen.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  ,      .  Established in Nelson 1890.  Be up with the Times  It pays to have the new things���to have what our  cusotmers are most liable to call for; to have the  quick selling articles���the kind that go quickly. Our  spring novelties are to hand and they are beautier.  BELTS     HAT PINS    ^HATELAINE 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.  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  .  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, B. C.  All V/atch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Newmarket Winners.  London, May 1.���The race;for the  2000 guinea stakes, at. Newmarket  today, was won by , sir E. Cas'sel's  brown colt Handicapper, Doricles  was second, and Osboch third. The  20Q0 guineas, the first of the classic  races of the year, attracted a large  attendance, at Newmarket today.  The bunch .was the largest that has  faced the-starter for this- event  since 1882, there.,being 17 runners.  .Neither the American horses nor  the.American jockeys^vere placed.  A selling race of 100 sovereigns was  won by Mephistopheles, Cornet was  second, and Slogan third. The  Wilbraham plate of 200 sovereigns  was won by- Ameret II. The Mil-  lienall !plate of 300 sovereigns was  wou by The Sailor Prince.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  . Windows  Inside Finish  c       local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  .   Mouldings  Shingles  Roughand  ^^^^Dressea^Eumber-T���~  of all kinds.  W WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MARK IT FOB TOU  CALL AND 8��T PRICEB,  J. A. Sayward  HALI, AND LAKE STREETS, NBLBON  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  *���    (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VKRNON STRKKTS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  SRirigles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocH.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order > work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Go. Ltd.  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPRING  TERM  BECINS  APRIL  1st.  Bookkeeping, shorthand and typewriting  thoroughly taught. Do not miss this opportunity  of acquiring a business education. Nolo address.  '^*j&*0&*00.0^./&.00.0&.0^.t&.000.00'0^ *00'0f.*0*0��� \. V*^**>*-^S *-S> *JSBi ��-2S> v^Si��^9**��*> ^9^*2S*��'2S>��J9����^B*>�� *S^ *^���� ^^ ��� ^*"?*�������$  S^*^^*^^"*Sr****^?��*^^*^k**5f��*8?��^?,��^?��'8r��^Bk.���*S5r^***K,'V'N -        - 0 ��� 0'^' ^0' ��&' 0** ^0 ��� ^0 * 00'^S* ��� 0** 00 * ^0* 00* 00 * 00*^0' ^ T^t'- ���.  CORNER WARD AND BAKER STREETS  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Co.  NELSON, B. C.  Builders and  Contractors  Having1 taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg* to ask for a continuance  of'the patronage whieh you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our produets at lowest  possible prices. .Being in a position to manufacture goods iri larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure.  It Is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our'  marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply,  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep on hand 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 aiid this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  ' We are prepared to. offer special rates to Contractors and  Builders. "  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  tor The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successor! to  The West Kootenay Brick <�� Lime Co., Ltd  BOARD   OF   HEALTH REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of .  Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  ^neSo^b.0 Dealers in Meats  =5Iarkets=at^Nelson7^R^i��dr=Trail7=Ka3loi_Ymii^SaSdonl   Silverton, Hev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  ���way, and Vancouver,  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  I        ���     I   ���      ���    J   ���    I-     ���������   -        ��� I II   I   Ml   ��      ��� ,| ������ . ^ I ���    ���.���        I.I      ��� - I ���     ������I- ���      ���  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  All passengers arriving at tlie City of Nelson  from all points east of tlie Kootenay River will  be required to furnish tlie inspector or olllcer in  charge of tlie carrying out of Uieso regulations  ���with a cerl iflcale from the health ofllcer of the  city or town from whicli lie or she has left, containing the following particulars:  1. (a) That he or she has not been in any placo  or building infected with smallpox.  (li) That he or she has not lived in any placo  or building which lies dangerously near any infected building or district.  (c) That he or she has been successfully vaccinated since January, 1901.  2. If the inspector believes that any person is  in'ected, or that his or her clothing or other  effects contain infection the inspector shall detain such jicrsonand his or her clothing and effects  asaforcsaid, until Die period of incubation is over,  and such person and his or her clothing and other  effects shall be at once disinfected.  3. If he only suspects that any person on board,  or the oileds of any such person have been exposed to infection, he shall notify tho medical  health officer of the'locality to which the person  is going to meet the train or boat, and to keep the  person thereafter under observation.  4. In the event of ��ny passenger bringing any  baggage (hand or otherwi��e) or whether the same  shall bo forwarded by express, tho following  certificate limy also be required from the health  ofllcor o'the town or city aforesaid:  (a) That tho said baggage (here give a full  description of said baggage so that there can be  no question as lo identification) has not been iu  any place or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That the said baggage has not been stored  or used in any place or building which lies dmi-  gcrou=ly near to auy infected building or district.  5. All railway and steamboat companies must  strictly adhere to the following regulations:    ,  (a) All mail and baggago from poin's above  mentioned destined for the City of Nelson, on or  beforo leaving the last point of call'on Kootonay  Hiver must, furnish tho inspector or ofllcer in  charge of the carrying out of these reguhilious,  witli a certificate from the health ofllcer of such  points where fumigation takes place that same  has been done.  (b) All cars or steamboats on which have  been discovered infected persons, baggage or  mail, will not be permitted to again convey passengers, baggage, etc., into the City of Nelson  until disinfected and fumigated to the satisfaction of tho medical health ofliccr of t his city.  (c) No Indians shalMie allowed to land in the  City of Nelson under any conditions.  This proclamation goes into effect immediately.  FRANK FLKTCHICR,  Mayor of the City of Nelson.  D. LA BAU,  Medical Health Ofllcor.  Nelson, li. C, March 2nd, 1901.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER  To John" I. McAndkkws or to any person or persons to whom lie may have transferred his  interest in the Black Diamond Mineral Claim,  situate on tho north side of Hear Creek,  about three miles from the town of Ymir,  lving soulh of and adjoining the Kvening  fc'tur Mineral Claim, Nel.son Mining Hi vision  of West Kootenay Disti ict, and recorded in  the recorder's oflice for the Nelson Mining  Division.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORHMRH BY MAIL RRCKIVH OARKSTJIj AND PROMPT ATTENTION  IIIKI��XI��XKII��SXIIIIIIIJIIIIMtHXJIIIXIIIIIIIXXSI��IXIIIIIXIXI��ISX��IIX"II"I"����I"I��MIIIXBI,W  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. VT. C. Block,  NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange. R  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors, jj  Parties having mining proporty for salo are requested to send samples of their oro to the 8  Kxchange for exhibition.   We desire to hear from all prospectors who have promising mineral K  claims in British Columbia. jj  Prospectors and mining men aro requested to make the Kxchange their headquarters when fj  in Nelson. K  All samples should be sent by oxpross, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited. jj  Address all communications to K  Telephone 104                      ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,. g  P.O. Box 700                                                         Nelson, B. C. 8  ^xtxixxxrxxrxxxxrxxxx��rxixrxxxtxxixx��rxnxixxrxxxxxxxixxaxix����xxrxxxxxxnxxxiiTxxxxnxrxrxTxrxxxxiriixxrrxxx:  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 2G5.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West C P. R. Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  * We have several good furnished houses to let  for the summer months.  H. &   M.  BIRD  BROKEN HILL BLOCK,  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N*. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agenta for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington lirick, I.iiuo & Manufacturing Company. Ooneral commercial agonts  ami broke-s.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.  telephone U7.   Office 184 Balder St.  ���Ybirand'eaclrof ymi arc licrcby notified tlmCT"  have expended Two Hundred and Twelve dollars  and Twenty-live cents (521*2.25) in labor and improvements upon Ihe above mentioned mineral  claim in order to hold said mineral claim under  Ihe provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within  ninety days from the date of this nol ice you fail  or refuse to contribute your proponion of such  expenditures together with all costs of advertising your interests in said claims will become the  properly of the subscriber under section I of an  Act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, 1!KX)."  JOHN DKAN.  Dated at Nelson this 27th day of April, 11*01.     ���  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notice is hereby given that, in pursuance of  tho notification published hy this Department,  and dated 22nd June, 1S!W, under section :<8'of the  "I^uid Act," agreements for the sale of l*ota in  the Town of New Denver, which were purchased  from the Government ut public auction on 20Ui  Jiily, 18JI2, and upon which the balance of purchase money and interest/is not fully paid up by  the HUth of April next, will be cancelled and all  moneys paid therein will bo forfeited.  W. C. WKLLS,  Chief Commission of Lands and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, 13. C��� 21st March, 1901.  DISSOLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Lewis Noll and  Wesley K. Cox, carrying on business as holel-  kecpers in the premises known as the Porto Kico  hotel at Porto Uico Siding, II. C, under the firm  name of Noll & Cox, has this day been dissolved  hy mutual consent. For the future the Porto  Kico hotel will be conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will assume all liabilities of the late firm and lo  whom all accounts owing said firm are herewith  payablo. LOUIS NOLL,  WKSLKY K, COX.  Witness: ItonT. Rknwick.  Nelson. March 2fith. 1901.  Hotel For Rent  First-class hotel property, in  Nelson, for rent. Business gives  big returns. Por particulars  address P. O. Box 719, Nelson.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NKLSON SOCIALISTIC KDUCAIIONAI,  CLUB meets every Sunday at *J o'clock p.m.  in the Miners' Union Hull. A cordial invitation  is extended to every ono to come and take'part  in discussions.   John Koberts, secruU-i r y.  AUNI1RY WOKKERS' UNION <)!���' NKLSON  No. 8-J'U, A. F. of L.���Meets in M .ners' Union  -nail, C. P. It. Mock, corner ot linker and Stan;  ley streets, oa fourth Friday in evrri- month ab  7:."i0 p.m. fharp. Visiting memb< rs of American  Federation cordially invited to attend. U. Fredrick, president; A. W. McFee, secretary.       ,   *"  KLSON MINKRS' UNION NO. �����,, VV. K, cf  M.���Meets In minors' union rooms, northwest'corner of Baker and Stanloy si roets. every  Saturday oveniug at 8 o'clock. Visiting mom  bers welcome M. R. Mowatt, Prc>idunt. Jamo  Wilkes, -Socretary. Union* Scale ok Wagks  for Nklson District���Her shift; machine  men, 93.50: hainmcrsmcn miners, ?ut.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and olher underground laborers, $3 00.  RADKS AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regu-  lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will bo held, in tho miners' union hall,  corner Raker and Stanley streets, ou t hu first and  third Thursday, of each month, ��t 8 p. m. C. J.  Clay ton,-President; A. T. Curie, Socroiaiy.  THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  aro hold on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in tho Miners' Union rooms  corner of Baker and-Stanley s'rects. Charles  Clayton, President. George Broadlcy. Secrctarj.  BARBKRS' UNION.-Nelson Union. No. WG. of  the International Journeymen^Harbor s Un -  jlon of America, meets every lirst and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union flail, at 8..S0  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. R. McMahon, president ; .1. H. Mathe  son. secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary.  LABORKRS' UNION.-Nelson laborers' Pro  toctive Union. No. 8121, A. F. of L., moets in  Miners' Union hall, C. I'. It. block, corner of  Uaker and Stanley streets, every Monday evening  at7:.'Wp.m. sharp. Visiting members of tlio A men-  can Jederation cordially invited to attend.  A. .T. Curio, President. John Roborts, recording secretary.  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION���Tho regular  mooting of tho   Painters'   Union is held  tho first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.   George Eacritt,  President; Henry Bennett, Secretary. -  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION-Regular  meetings every Tuesday evening at 8:30  oclock, in Miners' Union Hall, corner of linker  and Stanley streeta. Voting lu-pi In on cordially  invited. Chris. Luft, president; II. Smoker, financial and recording secretary. -  PLASTERERS' UNION-Tho O. P. I. A'. No.  ���*��� 172, meets overy Monday evening in th<)  Elliot block, cornor Baker and Stanloy streeta, at  8 o'clock. J, D. Mover, presidont); William  Vice, secretary, P. O. Box GIG.  &  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M  Meets second Wednesday in each month  Sojourning brethren Incited.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER-No. 123  ���=^G1Jl^j^Il^l8j,lij_rdJ=Wediies��lay-.iSc.iourii=-  iiig companions invited. George Johnslone.Z.; E.  W. Matthews, S. E.  NELSON AE1UE, No. 22, F. O. E.���Moet second  and fourth AVednesday of each month, at  Fraternity Hall.    George Bartlett, president  John V. Morrison, secretary.  KNIGHTS OK PYTHIAS���Nelson Lodge, No  2S, KnightB of Pythias, meets ln I. O. O. K.  Hall, corner Bakor and Kootenay streeta, evt r '  Tuesday evening at 8 o'olock. Visiting Knights  oordlally Invited to attend. H. M. Vin cent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S.  KOOTKNAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Hold theirrcgular meetings on the first and  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir  Knighta are cordially invited to attends G. A.  Brown, R. IC; A. AV. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Steel.  D. S. C.  R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. I), ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND    WOOD   W0RK?f.��  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC,  Special attention given to M kinds of repairing  aim custom work from o'.taido potuts. Hoavy  bolts made to order on shot I 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.  Courts of As.size, Nisi Prius, Oynrand Terminer  and General Gaol Delivery will he holden in tho  Court House at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, at tho  places and on, the dates followinir, namely:  City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of April, 1(101.  City of Now Westminster, on the 23rd day of  April, 1901.  City of Nelson, on the 7th day of May. 1901.  City of Revelstoke, on the 7th day or May, 1901.  City of Vernon, on the 15th day of May. 1901.  City of Kamloops, on the 23rd day of May, lffll.  City of Vancouver, on the 2lstday of May, 1901.  City of Victoria, on tho 28th day of May, 1901,  Town of Clinton, on thn 2SHi day of May, 1901  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE.  Provincial Secretary*  Provincial Secretary's Office,  180th March, 1801. THE TRIBUNE- KELSON, B C., THURSDAY MAt 2,'1901  *v i  * /  hv ��-  i i  ANNOUNCEMENT  TO   OUR   CUSTOMERS  NELSON,  B. C,  May ist,  1901.  HAVING this day disposed of our business to Messrs. McPherson & McCammon of this city, we beg to bespeak  for them a continuance of the patronage heretofore extended to us. We feel safe in asking you to continue, or  become one of their regular customers, in as much as we know their dealings with you will be strictly honorable  in every way, having known and had dealings with both gentlemen occasionally during the past four years. We feel  we cannot say too much or too highly recommend them to you as gentlemen of the .highest business principles.  Thanking you very kindly for favors extended us in the past, and trusting you will continue with our successors,  we remain, yours truly,  Kirkpatrick:   ��&   Wilson.  TO  THB   PUBLIC  PERMIT us to advise you that we have this day taken over the.well known grocery business of Messrs. Kirkpatrick  & Wilson, to whom you so generously and valuably extended your patronage in the past. In advising you of  this change we trust that those business relations which have hitherto existed between you and this store may not  terminate here, but that we may be honored with the continuance of ihat very liberal share of patronage which you  have heretofore extended the retiring firm.  In asking you to become, or continue* to be one of our regular customers, we do so with the utmost assurance  that our dealings with you from time to time, shall be of such a nature as will prove to you that we had, with the request, your interests, in view as well as our own. .  Our aim at all times will be a careful consideration as to the superiority of the goods we handle, and we claim,  that, from our broad experience and extended knowledge in buying and selecting stock, that this gives us the very  important advantages over our competitors, which will warrant us handling only the best products, both foreign  and domestic.  Thanking you in anticipation of meeting you in our premises, where we will be pleased to see you and welcome  you at all times, whether yourpurchase.be great or small.    We beg to remain, yours very truly,  McPherson   ��Sfc., McCammon.  P.   S.���We will make a specialty of teas and coffees.    Don't neglect trying them.  Assayers Supplies  We carry in stock a full line of Assayers' and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled  and  our prices are  reasonable.r =t=  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.  VIOTORIA  BLOCK NELSON,   B. C.  ROSSLAND   BINGHNBERUNG  WORKS  "   CUNL.IFFE  & MeMILLAN  Founders and Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and Ceneral Mining Maohlnery.  List of second-hand machinery on hand, which has been thoroughly overhauled and Is as good  118 Tls-k. P. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all Bttlngs, ready to turn on steam.  1 6i"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co. ,  1 Sinking Pump, No. 5 Cameron, New York.  1 Sinking Pump, 10"x5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern.  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write ua before you buy for complete list.   We  may have just what you want.  Agents for Northey Pumps.  P.  O.  Box 198.  Stock carried.  THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  STRAGHAN  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  GOOD GOODS.  REASONABL PRICES  Will call at your residence or place  of   business   with,   catalogues   and'  prices any time if dropped apostcard.  OPPOSITE POSTOPFIOB.  NELSON. B. O  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The Nelson Gun Club will hold a  shoot this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock  at the traps below Stauley street.  *" Work was commenced yesterday  on the removal of the veranda in  front of the Sherbrooke hotel, in  compliance with the order of the  city council. ,  There will be a meeting of lac-  crosse men at the Hume hotel this  evening to deal with a challenge  sent from Grand Forks for a match  on the 24th. An effort will be made  to oblige the Grand Forks men.  The ladies of the Presbyterian  church have a big undertaking on  hand in their children's fancy dress  concert, which is billed for the  opera house on Wednesday evening  next. In it no less than seventy  children will appear in costume.  The infant son of W. Hatch was  yesterday struck with paralysis.  The little fellow went to bed the  previous night in good health but  yesterday morning could not move  his lower limbs.  H. H. Playford, a 200 pounder,  yesterday met H. Stephenson of  Ainsworth, 150 pounds, in a wrestling match���catch-as-catch-can, and  as was anticipated the heavier man  was declared the victor, although  the little fellow took one fall in  four out of him.  Arrested on Suspicion.  William Martelle, a man of about  sixty years of age, was yesterday  arrested as a person dangerous to  the public���in other words, it is  strongly suspected that the prisoner  is demented. For some time past  he has occupied a shack in the  vicinity of the saw mill, and  occasioned his neighbors considerable anxiety by reason of his  peculiar movements. Yesterday he  forced his way into the Cosmopolitan  Club, ran tlie Chinaman out, and  proceeded to light a fire. The police  were telephoned for and took the  offender into custody. He will be  brought before police magistrate  Crease this morning, aud probably  undergo medical examination as to  his sanity.  PERSONAL.  T.   S.   Steeper,    Spokane;   John  Bough. Sandon, and K. W. v\ alker wero among  yesterday's arrivals at the Queen's.  F. H. Fischer and J. Lyman were  a pair of RosZanders registered at the Madden  house last night.  W. N. Bray ton, Kaslo; J. L. Lawrence, Trail, and A. McQueen, Grand Forks,  were among those regiatered at the Hume last  night.  At the Tremont house yesterday  the arrivals were: Thomas Aire, Great Falls; W.  Marksham and wife, HoHnland; K��l Schmidt and  J. Waddington, flocan Cifcy; Jainos McKenna-  and Ed Kalrburn. Silverton; M. T. Hut'or, Syra-  ciih-u; James Laforty and T. TrciubalL, Itossland;  William Pearce, Greenwood, aud James Walsh,  Great Falls.  WHITELAW  REID   INJURED  In a Railway Collision.  Emigrant Gap, California, May  1.���In the  darkness  and  smoke of  the snow sheds the Raymond excursion train ran into the rear end  of the limited train No.  2 at  Yuba  Pass, four miles  east of here last  night.    The  private car  of  D.  O.  Mills was on the rear of the limited  and'was badly damaged.   Fireman  James-Saunders   of.   The    Dalles,  Oregon,  was instantly killed,  and  many   passengers   on  both  trains  and men of the-train  crews  were  'badly injured. - D. O. Mills and his  grand - daughter,     and   Whitelaw  Reid   aud   wife   had   just   seated  themselves at the dining table in  the rear of their car when the crash  came.   All were more or less bruised'and scratched, but none were  seriously injured.     Whitelaw Reid  received an ugly cut in  the face.  The limited had struck a rock iu  the sheds and was delayed until  the second section caught up. Fireman Saunders was crushed between  the tender and engine.    The tender  of the second section engine was  also driven   up   to the cab.   The  baggage car climbed over the rear  tendeitand^shot-up.agaiust^the^roQf^  of the snow shed, knocking down a  section of the shed.  Whitelaw Reid, of New York,  one of D. O. Mill's party, was not as  badly cut as, at first reported. His  wounds were merely superficial, according to -advices received by  Southern Pacific officials here. The  other members of the Mill's party  were severely shaken up. No additional advices have been received  in this city.  Vardon Wins the Championship.  London, May 1.���Harry Vardon  gave a brilliant exhibition of golf  on the links at Ealing, near London,  today, in the first great professional  tournament of the present year.  The other contestants were J. H.  Taylor, Jack White and James  Braid. Varden was drawn wifch  White. The game wifch the  champion of America was magnificent and at the. turn White led the  field by two strokes. On the homeward journey Varden played a  splendid gatfib. He finished with  74. Braid won second pi y/.e with  78. Taylor's score was S5, and  White's was 83. Iii the afternoon  Varden and White beat Braid and  Taylor by one hole on the last  green.  Mining Records.  The only mining transaction recorded yesterday was connected  with the Oro mineral claim. Ifc is  situated on Morning Mountain,'  about three miles from Nelson, and  was originally located by J. J. Hur-  greaves and Edward T. Wheeldon,  who transferred their interests to  T. J. Sims. A certificate of work  was granted to the purchaser on tho  property.  BUFFALO'S SHOW IS OPENED  A Six Month's Circus.  Buffalo, May 1.���The "gates of  the Pan-American exposition were  thrown open today, and notwithstanding that it rained all night  and the w.eather  was threatening,  large crowds- gathered at  each of  the   gates,   and   as   the morning  brightened the various departments  were, well .patronized by those who  desired tp be present at the. opening.     At 3 o'clock   the   turnstile  clicked, and the first of the  many  millions of  people who -will visit  tho beautiful rainbow city during  its   six months'   existence   passed  round to'view and study.. the products of American iugeuuity and  scientific research, and fche resources  of    the   two   continents   of . the  western hemisphere, ^which fill  the  magnificieht surrounding buildings;  beautiful in their architectural design and harmonious in their coloring and interior- decorations."  HUGH B. CAMERON  INSURANCE,  REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  TELEPHONE 27  E3Z.    :B~3T:e:R,S   &c   CO.  Store, Corner Bakor and Josephine Stieo  GARDEN  TOOLS.  PAINTS, OILS 4ND CLASS. REFRIGERATORS      RUBBER and cotton hose.  POULTRY  NETTING  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  IfcTZELSOIN"  STORES   AT  KASLO  S^ZsTZDOZEsT  No ceremonies marked the opening of the gates this morning, ifc  having been decided by .the management of the exposition to combine the opening day ceremonies  with those of dedication day, on  May 20th. The change in the date,  however, did not cause a moment's  relaxation of the strenuous efforts  being put forth-by those in connection with the exposition to have  everything as 'nearly . ready as  possible for, today's opening. The  appearance ,;-',of.-' the' buildings and  grounds this 'morning bore, ample  evidence of their \ efforts. The  storm and the inevitable delays incident to any. undertaking of this  magnitude rendered impossible the  realization of., the hope that this  might be the first of the great expositions to be complete on its  opening "day, but so much more  already has been wrought than was  deemed possible at the inception of  the .project,-that all are satisfied  with the extent of the fair as it appeared this morning, carried through  from the beginning by the citizens  of Buffalo without state or federal  aid.  .  Socialist Riot at a Funeral.  Paris, May 1. ��� The body of  madame Paule Mincke, the agitator  .who was transported in connection  with' the Commune, troubles, and  was subsequently granted amnesty  and died last week,-.was buried in  Pere la Chais cemetery today. Her  coffin was covered with a red cloak-  and followed by socialist notables.  At the cemetery a conflict occurred  between the. * socialists aiid -the  police, the'latter endeavoring to  suppress revolutionary cries. Several arrests were made.  BUSINE8B   MENTION.  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.  Imubrters and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DOMESTIC CICARS  Amongst a large assortment Ave carry the following brands: El Cielo, Flor  de.Melba, La Ma rea, La  Veda, Itosebery, Buena  Guiana.  THE CRANDA HAVANA CICARS  A full line ranging from  $50 to $120. A declaration  accompanies each box, certifying that the finest  Havana tobacco only is  used by this factory. We  recommend them.  Our  Special  Canadian Eye is the Most Palatable Whiskey in the  Market.   We nave it in bulk and in cases 5's and 6's.  PERSONAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAIL ORDERS  Agent for the best fire and life  companies doing business in the  city. Money to loan on improved  property. All straight loans. Borrowers can get their money from  me when they want it.  UP-STAIR OFFICE TO RENT.    1  1 t  ^p^H.R. Cameron  EARLY CLOSING  Tomorrow, Thursday, at 12  o'clock, all the retail stores of  Nelson will close their doors and  remain closed during the balance  of the day. Do your shopping  early and don't attempt to do any  after 12 o'clock.  SMOKE ROYAL SEAL  For-Sale or Renti���Piano at" the  Old Curiosity Shop.-  ..Wanted���To rent at once a five  or six-room house, furnished.   Box GX, Nelaon.  To Rent���.Two rooms furnished  or unfurnished. Enquire Silica streot, twodoort-  wenl of Josephine. ���  .    Furnished rooms .to" let, with or  without board.   Prices moderate.   Mrs. Reilly,  Ward street, next to Post Office.  To rent���Office in the   Turner-  Boocke block, corner Ward and Baker.   Apply  to John A. Turner.  Western ��� Canadian Employment  Office. "P.  O. .Box ,711,  'Phone 270.   Male and  female help of all kinds furnished free of charge.  Two large, well-furnished rooms  to let.   1 and 5 Macdonald block, corner Josephine and Vernon.*   ,.*.;*;  For sale.-^-A good paying grocery  and bakery busiuetw.   Only-bakery in town.  For  particulars apply to Stein Bros., Sandon, B. C.  To   let���Furnished   front rooms  over Vanstone's druse store; $2.50 per week. Also  six-room house,to let. '  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  NO.   219  BAKER   STREET,   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  FIRST UNION MADE  CIGAR MANUFACTURED  IN NELSON.  Kootenay  Cigar Co.  Baker Street, Nelson.  Bon Ton Confectionary Slope  Baker Street.  SELLING  OUT  BELOW COST  Cuidics fi-om 10c to 1/k: per pound.  OigarH So. and 10c.  Chocolates 2jc per pound.  Show Cas^ Gash Register, Fixtures, Scld Cheap.  =*We=have^buyers���for=gold=and-  copper mines, The Prospectors' Exchange, room  4, K-W-0 Block.   Telephone 101.   Nelson, B. C.  Japan' Tea of all kinds to suit  your taste. Sun Cured, Spider Leg, Pari Fired  In bulk or packages.   Kootenay Coll'ee Co.  For comfort and convenience go  to the Ice Cream Parlors of J. A. McDonald.  Baker street, where every attention and requisite is supplied.  For sale���Tug boat' Red Star, at  reasonable figures to cash purchapers, nn iimo  with good security. Apply to Ontario I'owder  Workn, NeUon, B. C.  Furnished house to let on corner of  Mill and Hall streeta; Foven rooms. Possession  can be secured on or about May 15th. A pply on  the premises. -o  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  are selling at thirty cents per pound is Riving  the best of satisfaction to our many customers.  Kootenay Coffee Co.  If you have a mine or prospect for  sale, f-enfl samples of ore and report to The Pros-  poctora" Exchange, room 4, 1C-W-C Block. Telephone 101.   Nelson, B.C.  We   have:;-;Ir��di*an,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in great.variety, choicest q"nlity.  We make a Hpeeialty-Ot.btendlng teas and sell  thorn in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootenay  Coffee Co  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  'i^i��Z.'��  >m  mi  >ito  to  MORRISON & CALDWELL  PROVISIONS   AND   PRODUCE.  OUR LEADERS���  The well-known Newdale Creamery Butter.  In all sized packages and 1-pouud bricks  September Selected Ontario-Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  Wl  Faker Street,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  m  m  .w\  m  m  m  W:\  .m  Fishing Tackle  .We carry in stock Hardy Bros,  sleel-center and greenheart fjys  rods, reels, flies, casts, tra^s,  and baits. Our line is very  large and complete. Mail orders receive prompt attention.  TISDALL'S  GUN STORE  VANCOUVER.  SEEDS  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND  GARDEN SEEDS|  Houston Block.  Telephone I6t.  P. O.   Bo* 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.

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