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Array nMMMMilWMalB  .���^fefete^'"- ''������������:."' i'-':-  mm^m,^:  ^7l^t1^  Mineral Production of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  Mineral Production of Kooteqay \t\ 1000  $10,562,032  NINTH YEAR.  NELSON", B. C, THURSDAY MORNING,  APRIL 2o,  1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  i.\  i��  <n  it  f  'f��  <p  i>  *)��  f��  i��  i*  '(��  i��  <n  >��������>  i��  ,��n  m  i��  i��  i��  i��  f��  /��>  m  m  i��  i��  'i>  i>  m  m  m  m  w  ������  f>  ft  ,>* 344444444444444444444444 * frtet��CC��F*teC*.fr**.t*fce*e.*fe  JOSEPH MARTIN WILL SUPPORT THE RAILWAY BILL  Opposition Party Splits in Two Over It.  Victoria, April 2*1.���British Columbia is again in the throes  of a political crisis, brought about by the government's bill to  borrow five million, dollars to subsidize railways in the province.  Many of the government supporters wanted it explicitly stated  that the subsidy for the line from the Coast-to-Midway would  be given to a company independent of the C. P. R., but the government bill leaves it to the government to say what company  the subsidy shall be given to, the object being to make the best  bargain possible.  Joe Martin, leader of the opposition,is supporting the government bill, and he is being followed by Messrs Brown, Mclnnes and  Stables of the opposition party, while Martin's lieutenant, Smith-  Curtis of Rossland, has deserted the opposition for the stand  taken by his former leader. He walked out of opposition caucus  last night.  On tlie other hand, Messrs. Helmcken and McPhillips of Victoria, and Garden of Vancouver have openly come out in opposition to the government's policy, which they formerly supported,  and tomorrow Mr. Helmcken will movo a want of confidence  motion, favoring the construction of the Coast-to-Kootenay  railway by an independent company. This will show how the  house stands on the question. With the support of three  .members of the opposition it is expected that-the government  can carry its bill.  **.*****************.*.****** vt 4444444444444444444444443*  <n  9*  9*  *  9*  *  9*  1��  <!��  9*  f  9*  9>  *  9*  *  m  9*  *  9*  f  9>  f  m  f  *  QUARANTINED FOOTBALLERS  Arrive From Cranbrook.  Two of tlie five Nelson footballers  who have been quarantined at  Cranbrook for the past sixteen  days, returned yesterday. Those  left behind are now enjoying  liberty, aud taking in the sights  and sceues of East Kootenay from  a new aspect. For the past couple  "of weeks all they saw of Cranbrook  was from tho balcony of the Cos-  " mopolitau hotel, and although from  this vantage point the view was  good, it' was not comprehensive  enough for."the Nelson men who  played the draw. T. A. Eden and  1<V II. Forbes were tho returning  members of the team yesterday.  They look well considering their incarceration, and speak highly of  the attention paid to all the  suspects by mine host Small, of the  Cosmopolitan.  "We have had five meals a day,"  said one of the arrivals of yesterday. "Breakfast at about 11 o'clock,  lunch at 2, dinner at 5, supper at 9  and at about 1 or 2 in the morning  our appetites were again, appeased.  We all gained several pounds in  weight during the term of quarantine, but none of us volunteered for  further detention service. We made  things as lively as was possible under the circumstances, and had few  dull moments. Sport? Yes, we had  ���lots-;of "it; We"_liatl~quoits7"carilsr  billiards, fireworks, lassoing and a  variety of improvised games. From  the hotel balcony we made a strenuous effort to collect a $1 fine from  every passer-by and occasionally  l.issoed a reluctant contributor.  Some of us are now really  handy ab throwing the rope���fellows who have never been on a cattle range iu our lives. There wero  . 35 of.us , all told, in the hotel, and  a jollier lot 1 would not ask to meet.  All were vaccinated, fumigated,  subjected to chemical baths, and  baths that were pot chemical, but  there was no discipline. It was a  free-and-easy from the day the  doors were closed on us uutil yesterday when the portals were again  opened. The Cranbrook people  treated us decently and I hope the  Nelson people will reciprocate when  the Cranbrook boys come oyer here  on the'4th of next month to kick  bnll with us. We left behind us  Tiny Thompson, Allan Sergeaunt  and Harry Houston. They will  likely be here tomorrow. Ye3, we  are all well," said the returning  quarantined footballer.  Mining Records.  The following are the mining  transactions recorded yesterday:  J ilin Reilly transfers to George  D ivis his interest in the Gem, on  Beaver creek ; certificates of Avork  to John Callaghan on the Humming  Bird, at Erie, and to Matthew Nelson on the Champion and Viking  Fraction. ' There Avere; two new  locations���the Schley, one mile from  Erie, by Jack Sutherland, and the  Avondale by Peter Batiste. Certificates of improvement . were  granted to A. H. Kelly, E. C. Arthur,  and J.P. Rogers on the Julius Cassar,  five miles south of Nelson.  EARLY GLOSINC IN NELSON  During the Summer Months'  A movement is on foot to have  the business houses of Nelson close  their doors on one day in the week  during the summer months at 12  o'clock noon. There appears to be  a very general feeling in favor of  such a scheme, and about the only  point left undecided up to a few  days ago was as to the particular  day of the week which would be  most convenient for early closing.  This has been practically settled,  aud. Thursday named. The store  assistants of Nelson are a hardworking body of men and, women,  proverbial for their courtesy and  business tact. Their hours are long  ���from 7 or 8 o'clock in the morning  until 0, 7 or 8 o'clock in the evening.  The strain is too severe to be endured the year round; and if the  tension cau be relieved without any  inconvenience to the public, it is  only fair that for the summer  months at least, a half holiday  should be declared. When it is  generally known that no business  will be transacted on the Thursday  afternoon, people will readily accommodate themselves to the arrangement, and this the more-willingly  when by so doing they have the  consciousness that they are contributing to the happiness of  others.  An"agreementrbinding_the_mer-  chants to close' their respective  places of business at 12 o'clock noon  on Thursday, during the months of  May, June, July and August is now  being very liberally signed. It  provides that if- all those engaged  in auy one particular branch of  business do not sign, the agreement  shall not be binding upon the others  in the same line, and should any  one of the signators fail to comply  with the conditions set forth, the  others in that particular business  may consider themselves released.  This is a fair and square proposition and as. such it is being  freely endorsed. Those-'-,' who  have signed up to date are:  Kerr & Co., Fred Irvine & Co., Hudson's Bay Co., J. A. Irving & Co.,  George Bell & Co., McPherson &  McCamraon, William Hunter & Co.,  Nelson Hardware Co., The Wallace  Miller Co. Limited, Emory &  Walley, J. A. Gilker, Lillie Bros., A.  Ferland, Morrison- & Caldwell.  The agreement is in the hands of  K. C. Beaton, and can be 9igned by  any individual or firm willing to  comply with the terms.  The Tremont Stuffed Managerie.  The windows of the Tremont  House were yesterday an unusual  attraction. Al Tregillus spent some  weeks in the hills last fall with a  rifle, and succeeded in potting some  rare specimens of the feathered  tribe as well as a good-sized  mountain goat and a lynx. All of  these he has had stuffed, and now  they are on view. The goat aud  lynx are beauties of their species.  Two well-developed horned owls  and one pigmey are nicely mounted.  Then there is a crested merganser,  a raven, a wood-duck, a loon, a red  thorold and a fish hawk���aU very  fine specimens of their sort. With  such an exhibition of the prowess  of a local sport, the windows of the  Tremont are rendered very  attractive; '   Mystery to Be Dispelled.  Victoria, April 24.���Dr. Fagan,  provincial health officer, leaves this  week for Langley, to further investigate the case of the -young man  Holloway, who was found dead last  year in his cabin, with a gun shot  wound in his body. The coroner's  jury decided that it was a case of  suicide, but _ the young man's  relatives think differently, and the  authorities have consented to  further investigate the case.  HIGH WATER AT CINCINNATI  FREEZINC STORY VERIFIED  BEACHED TO 56-FOOT STAOE YESTERDAY MORNING.  Thousands of Families Rendered Homeless and Destitute by the  .Great Flood.  DEADLY NEW YEAR'S BLIZZARD  AT, CAPE NOME.  'Gold   Digger"   Confirms the   Stories  Which Found Their Way Out  Some Time Ago.  Seattle, April 24.���Partial confirmation of the rumors of death in  Alaska by freezing has been received.  The Nome Gold Digger, of January  20 th, says : "Dr. Pel ton, one of the  best known and most esteemed  young pioneers of Alaska, was  frozen to death on the trail on the  night of January 1st, near Solomon.  He came from Oakland, California,  and was 33 years of age.  '���Dan Anderson left Dexter for  Nome about four weeks ago,  and  has not yet been heard of.    It is  'feared that��he perished in the New  Year's blizzard.  "W. F. Baum perished while  carrying assistance,to a sick miner.  He was a native of Mobile, Alabama, and had seen service iu the  Cuban war.  "This .afternoon   United   States  "marshal McLean brought into-town  the remains of a man from Solomon.  Later the body  was identified as  that of Alexander Snow.  "A story was told at the chamber of commerce meeting on Mon-  dey night of sixteen men and a woman being huddled together, iu a  mained and mutilated condition  from frost bite, in a cabin on Pilgrim river, unable to lie down because of the crush, and with starvation facing them. Generous individuals and companies donated  money and food. An appeal to the  military was resolved upon, and  within two hours au emergency  supply was flying over the trail by  moonlight, drawn by swift dogs.  The next day a number of the victims arrived in town and told their  story. Some of them were badly  frostbitten-and���had-endured��� severe hardships.  "Dr. Tam was frozen to death on  Saturday, January 19th, and two  unknown men were found dead near  Marys Igloo."  Petty Larcenies in Nelson.  For the past few weeks a gang of  petty thieves have been operating  in Nelson. They appear to devote  their attentions to small things,  and to depend upon the multiplicity  of articles gathered in to pay them  for risks inc&rred. They visit  saloons, arid steal the counter  towels, get into lavatories and  carry off mirrors, soap, and everything they can lay hands on, and  appropriate odd boots displayed out-  by shoe. stores in thg hope of pairing them in the next scene of operation. The petty nature of the  pilferings seems to be the protection  which the operators enjoy. No man  cares to prosecute for the loss of a  couple of towels, a small mirror, or  a cake or two of soap. .A few of  the offenders are Spotted.  The Nelson Quoit Club.  Yesterday's games at the grounds  of the Nelson Quoit Club were as  follows: Clements 31, Hardie 8;  Wallace 31, Hunter 11; McMorris  31, Irving 13; Beer 31, Watchorn  13; Morrison 31, Turner 23; Telford  31, Watson 10; Irwin 31, O'Shea 11.  Will Raise Some Quarantines.  Victoria, April 24.���The provincial health oflicers have decided to  raise the quarantine in Kootenay  towns, all fear of smallpox there  having passed. The quarantine  against the state of Washington  will be continued, as, Dr. Fagan  says the disease is still prevalent  there.  Cincinnati, April 24.���What is  believed to be the crest of the flood  sweeping down the Ohio- river  reached here today. The river rose  an inch per hour all night, and a  stage of 50 feet was reached shortly  before 0 a. m. This is six feet above  the danger line for the business  sections aud eleven feet below the  line where the .water enters the  tenements along the water front.  The city is surrounded by a backwater on the - east and west, and  also along the south side, but it is  estimated now that the stage of 58  feet   will be   reached   here.   -The  highest poiut will come today and  relief will soon follow. The conditions on the Kentucky side have  not changed. The relief that is in  sight here clears everything for the  480 miles up to Pittsburg, and the  rivermen say that the lower Ohio  valley will not suffer so much, as  the tributaries below here are not  so high as those in the upper valley.  Cincinnati, April 24.���Besides  the heavy loss .by flood in the  manufacturing and wholesale districts, many laborers are idle, and  about 1000 people, have been rendered homeless. The loss in the  timber and tie districts along the  Little Kanawha is estimated at a  quarter of a million.  At Charleston, West Virginia  over 106 people : were rendered  homeless, and the loss of timber in  Elk, Poca, Cauley and Coal river,  has been very great. "The Kanawha  and Michigan railroad has beenun-  able, to run between' this city and  Point Pleasant < since Saturday."  Three bridges were .washed away,  and the roadbed washed out at  many places. Two adjacent towns  to Huntingdon are submerged. The  water in many instances being at  the second story. Over a "thousand  people are homeless in the district,  and many are destitute. Iu Harvey.  not half a dozen inhabited houses  are left. All the towns in this  valley that are lighted by natural  gas are in darkness and without  fuel, as the natural gas main burst  near Gallup, Kentucky. The damage in this section is estimated at  over $600,000.  At Mariotta, Ohio about ��� 150  families are homeless. At Point  Pleasant, West Virginia over 200  families  have   been    driven    from  -their���homes The -court- house-is-  full of colored people being fed by  the city. The large brick and tile  works have been greatly damaged.  At Ripley, Ohio, boats are used  on Second and Third street's. The  city east of main street is covered  with water, but only about 15  families moved to the second stories  and the condition is improving.  At Marysville, Kentucky about  thirty families have moved to the  second stories, and some have  vacated. At Aberdeen the condition is much worse.  A Bill That Is Long Overdue.  London, April 24.���In tlie house  of commons today the deceased  wife's sister bill passed its second  reading by 202 to 155 votes. In  1S95 the bill passed its third reading in the house of lords by 142 to  104 votes, and was afterwards ���  blocked in the house of commons.  dock gates. Even with her telescoping topmast hoisted the mast  looks a tremendous spar, quite  dwarfing every other mast in the  neighborhood.  Political Rumor From Vancouver.  Vancouver, April 24.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���There is a report  in circulation here that premier  Dunsmuir has received an offer of  a large sum for his railway on Vancouver Island, together with the  coal mines situated there. The  offer is said to have been made by  J. D. Lynch, who has been in Victoria for several days aud is the.  accredited representative of J.  Pierpont Morgan and J. J. Hill.  ^9444444444444444444444444 * ************************ ^  GOVERNMENT SURE OF AT LEAST TWENTY VOTES  MORE FILIPINOS SURRENDER  SEVERAL PROVINCES NOW UNDER  COMPLETE SUBJECTION.  New Arrests Made in Connection With  the   Commissiary   Frauds   and  Witnesses Held on Bail.'  Switching Papal Delegates.  Paris, April 24.���A despatch to  the Figaro, from Rome, says Mr.  Falconi, the papal delegate in  Canada, will succeed cardinal Mar-  tinelli as papal delegate in the  United States, and that Mgr. Zeal-  ski, the papal delegate in the West  Indies, will succeed Mgr. Falconi.  Getting the Challenger Ready.  Glasgow, April 24.���Tho Shamrock II. was towed to the Clyde  Trusts graving dock and had her  raciug mast successfully stepped  early this morning. Workmen are  now engaged in removing the pontoons. The yacht will be floated  out on the afternoon tide. Special  constables have beeu engaged to  keep the crowd of persons, curious  to see the concealed part of the  yacht's   under   body,   outside   the)  Manila, April 24.���It is officially  reported that 115 officers and 2157  men have surrendered and sworn  allegiance to the United States at  Narvasacan, province of South  Iloicos. The commission investigating is progressing. Messrs.  Harry Baldwin, Thomas Harris,  Fred Macondry aud H. S. Chandler,  prominent merchants, who are  supposed to possess information  concerning money paid to commissiary officers, are detained as  witnesses under $2500 bail. Other  arrests will be made. -The-trial- of  captain James Creed, formerly  depot commissiary at Manila, has  been temporarily postponed.  Major Noble, adjutant-general of  the department of the Visayas, has  received the surrender of Quentin  Salas and three of his officers. All  the insurgents uuder Salas ..will  surrender soon: It is claimed" that'  this will terminate the insurrection  on the island of Panay.  .Taclouin, Island of Leyte, April  23.���The session of the Philippines'  commission at Cat Balogan, Samar  Island, today developed the fact  that "the inhabitants of Samar are  still terrorized by the forces of  general Lukban, the rebel leader,  which consists of 600 rifles and  many bolomen. The only delegates  present at the session were representatives from several garrisoned  towns on the east coast and they  feared to give information to the  Americans. The commissioners  assured them that the increased  American forces would cope with  the rebels and that a vigorous campaign would be instituted in Samar.  -The only���American-troops-now���in-  Samar are seven companies of the  First infantry. Previous to the  arrival of the commission yesterday a party of insurgents fired  down from the hills back of Cat  Balogan. Some bamboo guns were  captured today. The commissioners  sailed tonight for the southern  Luzon provinces.  Roberts Held for Manslaughter.  London, April 24.���Billy Smith,  the American pugilist who was  knocked out in the eighth round  of a contest with Jack Roberts for  the 120 pound championship of England, at the National Sporting Club  on Monday night, and who has lain  unconscious in tlie hospital since,  died at 11:45 o'clock this morning.  An inquest over the body of Smith  will be held in the course of a few  days. Roberts, the opponent of  Smith, the manager of the National  Sporting Club, the referee and the  seconds have surrendered to the police. Altogether six warrants have  been issued for the arrest of persons connected with tlie Sraith-  .Roberts fight on the charge of manslaughter.  Mrs. Botha Tries Her Hand.  Nkw York, April 24. ��� Once  again peace rumors are in tlio air,  says the Tribune's London correspondent. Mrs. Botha has been in  correspondence with lord Kitchener  and as a result it is believed that  the British commander-in-chief has  agreed to receive three Boer generals���Botha, Delary and Viljoen���  within the next few days. It is  perhaps not without significance  that the news should reach London  from Amsterdam, that Mr. Kruger  is afraid Mrs. Botha's efforts will  cause her husband to surrender.  Will Kill Off Helmcken's Resolution.  9*  m  m  m  Victoria, April 24.���[Special to The Tribune.]���The Crow's  Nest Southern railway bill passed its third reading tonight. It  contains clauses protecting the smelters and refineries in Kootenay  and Yale.   The revenue bill also passed.  Houston's amendment to the Metalliferous Mines Inspection  Act was passed without division. It provides that engineers,  operating engines or electric motors of sixty horsepower, shall  work not more than eight hours in the twenty-four.  Helmcken's want of confidence resolution will come up  tomorrow. It will not carry, as the government have twenty  sure votes.  ************************** \k 4444444444444444444444449^'  m  m  <n  I  9*  *  <n  m  m  m  m  9  BACK FROM THE CAPITAL  First Delegate to Return;  H. E. Croasdaile, one of the delegates to Ottawa from Nelson on the  refinery bonus proposition, returned  yesterday. He was met at the  boat by a Tribune reporter, and in  reply to questions said: "I believe  we made a very favorable impression, and that the importance of the  subject was forcibly impressed upon  the government. All that could  be said from our standpoint was  said, and I believe a very favorable  impression was "created. We got  no definite promise, but the ministers were .-unquestionably interested, and were anxious for information.  " Was there not a statement of  the case presented, as drafted on  the part of the mine owners' association and boards of trades of  the Kootenays?" asked The  Tribune man.  "Yes, I believe there was," replied the returning delegate.  " There was a . number of good  speeches -made in support of our  case, but we could elicit no definite  promise. However, I believe a very'  favorable impression has been  made." Attention was also called  to the* inequality'"of the -duties  levied upon lead products coming  into Canada, and it was pointed out  that the schedule of lead duties  stands as it was framed many  years ago when there was no production of lead in the Dominion,  and the government was asked to  revise this tariff and put it upon an  equitable basis by an increase of  the duty upon pig lead from 15 to  20 per cent aud upon dry white  lead from 5 to 25 per cent.  Off to New Westminster.  William Fell, whose name has  been prominently before tiie public  for months past iii connection with  police annals, was yesterday examined by Dr. LaBau and pronounced insane. An order was con-  sequently-issued-forhis removal-to-  the asylum at New Westminster,  and police constable Heavener left  yesterday evening with Fell in  charge. The unfortunate man has  been in the lock-up for the past few  days, developing extraordinary hallucinations.  The New Goverment Buildings.  The work of excavation on the  new government buildings continues, and although there are only  a couple of teams employed, good  progress is being made. So deep  was tlie cut yesterday that it was  deemed advisable for the safety of  the public to erect a paling on tho  Ward street side of tlie plot. As  depth is attained stiffer material is  encountered, and it is thought it  may be necessary to use powder before long to loosen up the  ground.  Should Get the Limit.  Montreal, April 24.��� Arthur  Hamel tliis morning in the police  court confessed tho the theft of  $275 from his father. The father  is an old man, a laborer, and has  been years saving up the money.  The son is a worthless scamp, who  was deserted by his wife last winter and quartered himself on his  father, rewarding him by stealing  the money from a trunk. The  magistrate said young Hamel was  a disgrace to his country, and remanded him for sentence until tomorrow.  Strikers Lose This Time.  Cleveland, April 24.���The tug  firemen and linemen, employed by  tlie Great Lakes Towing Company,  who went on strike several days  ago for an advance of $5 per month  in wages, returned to work today  at the old rate,  PAVING HIS WAY TO WED.  Murderer Briere's Motivo.  Ciiartres, France, April 24.���  The bodies of the five murdered  children of the farmer named  -Briere, who were killed on April  21st, were interred this afternoon  in a common grave. The bi.-liop of  Chartres, the municipal officials,  and a number of strangers followed  the bier. Briere, who claimed that -  the murders were coram it ted by -  two tramps, but who is suspected .  of; having killed the children*  himself in a fit of drunken  madness, has not yet confessed,  but the authorities are satisfied lie  is the murderer. One of the most-  conclusive evidences of his guilt  was discovered by accident/ He I"  planned and carried out the crimes-,  iu the most cold blooded manner, -;  and upset the furniture to convey -  the idea thatthe alleged murderers ".  had ransacked the house for. rob-'-  bery, but in overturning a drawer  he broke a. bottle of ink ar.d the  doctors in dressing,, his _ wounds  found his fingers stained with ink. "~  Tlie motive for the murder appears "a  to be that,Briere wanted to marry '���_  a widow who had refused him on --  .acpount of his large, family." The  crime has caused a tremendous sensation throughout France.  TALK CANAL MATTERS OVER  Pauncefote and Hay Confer.  Washington,    April    21.���LoiJ  Pauncefote, the British ambassador,  was in  conference with  secretary  Hay at the state department today  for   au   hour.      In   view   of    tha  approaching absence from Washing-,  ton of secretary Hay the  ambassador  was  desirous  of disposing  off  pending  matters  of business,  but/  the important subject of discussion  was the  canal  project.    Secretary  Hay has  been  at  work ever since  -congress-adjournedl-takiug���souud^���  ings with a  view  to  learning  justs  what   could   be   expected   of   tho  senate   in  case  he  should   submit  another treaty to that  body.    But  for reasons  heretofore    explained,  up       to     this     time      he       has  not    been     able     to     secure     a  satisfactory view of the legislative  field.     This is iu large measure due  to the  reluctance  of some  of  the  leading senators to commit  themselves frankly in advance to certain  ideas respecting the canal.     Therefore lord Pauncefote, as he goes to  London before Mr. Hay returns, can  present to the English officials only  a partially developed picture of the  situation  here, though  he may be  able through his long experience in  Washington   to  support, the ideas  he has gathered from secretary Hay  with  some views of  his  own  that  may afford the British government  the   information   it  requires  as a  precedent to  initiating fresh negotiations for a new treaty.  Whaler in Luck.  Victoria, April 24.���The whaling  bark California, captain H. 1\  Smith, arrived at Hakadat, Japan,  on the third and sailed on , the  following day. She has taken 200  barrels of sperm oil since leaving  San Francisco on tlie 13th of December last. Captain Smith reports  8peaking to bark Alica Knowles ou  February 10th.  Campbell-Bannerman's Views.  London, April 24.���Sir Henry  Campbell-Bannerman, speaking tonight in Loudon, severly criticized  the budget of sir Michael Hicks-  Beach, predicting that a system of  protection would eventually result  from the introduction of new imports.  m  -A-.-I  AM  .v'sgf  - "#!l  ���'f 3vl  ''c-.'-Ws'l  .   *^5l  -��� .f.-<&5*l  'y,-}"5rf,-rl  ' -x}''-4s\  , < -WIT I  ���'   &?f  . -'-''���'v*??l  ..    "-.--'jiT  v -, cc  7>-.r:h  7^0  - -"ii?;  v ."in  ';. '&���&..  -o  r* KKF1  ���*^.~^\2jc,l  ' v*^&*e.-/f,|  ~">y4M  --iVi.'vJil  '"rt;v^F  . -'- ."il  ;. '*''��.  sal THE   TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY, _4PKIL 25, 1901  ������-5-.��.-^.-^> >��'��'A-!S'>'j^-/v  ;i',  S'S-^y'g'g g't?'<; tf���-g"S ^*.  *9gP'*0'0>'0 &'00>:iBi-?'?'<s*?S'? -W  ^���/'���^'C^^��-e--��:.*r'��r'��J-'����>N,w:  riv* . ������  TiC  m  m  m  MX  DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT  We beg to inform the 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.  THE fllSOFSlAY COMPANY  Baker   Street, Nelson.  '���^^������5".5'.*,-^-��-*?-��!!-*.^:Cn   W  c-<--0 &'^'0^'T&.T59?.s��.*T:z_i.-  7ft  m  m  m  m  m  m  >tv  m  m  m  m  m  m  rn-  ���m  York. From the latter city he will  probably return home via Montreal,  where he will further confer with  contractor Reid respecting railway  matters. The colonial legislature  will convene May 23rd. This date  admits of premier Bond reaching  here and. preparing the program of  measures before the house opens.  The Dunsmuir government's rail-  policy, which was announced in the  legislature   on   Tuesday,   may   be  taken as notice  that hereafter all  railways shall be built upon terms  dictated   by   the government, instead of  upon  such  terms  as  are  most acceptable to the persons who  propose to 'build them.   The government's   present    railway    programme contemplates the building  ' of some 945 miles of railway, which  when built will to all intents and  purposes   be    government    roads,  since   the   government shall have  control of all rates, and will recoup  itself for assistance- granted by a  charge of four per cent upon the  gross earnings of the roads assisted.  It was not to be expected, in view  of   conflicting interests,  that any  policy the government might bring  down would be acceptable  to all;  but it must be conceded that, in  the present instance, the government by its announced policy has  succeeded   in   pleasing- the    very  great majority of the people. 'Although the present railway   programme covers what may be termed  the four  corners  of the  province,  the only objection taken  to it is  with respect to the assistance to be  granted to the road from Midway  to     the   Coast,    which   embraces  all told about one-third of the total  mileage to be provided for.   Nor  can it be  said that  this  objection  was unexpected.   The men who are  raising it, in the interest of James  J.   Hill's   Victoria,   Vancouver    &  Eastern- scheme,  have   from    the  first insisted that special treatment  should be meted out to  Mr. Hill,  and that  under no circumstances  * should he and those who are  associated with him  be placed in  , competition for their charter and  subsidy with any other railway  company.    Few of them, however,  ' have the temerity to frankly state  their position in the controversy,  and instead of openly challenging  the government's right to secure  by competition the best bargain it can for the construction      of     the      roads      desired,  ��� they confine  themselves  chiefly to  the work of creating the impression  tliat the government policy is designed for the purpose of  preventing railway construction instead of  encouraging it.   To this end  they  direct  particular attention  to the  condition   which  provides  for the  payment to the government of four  per cent, upon the gross earnings of  the road assisted.   This, they say,  is an effectual barrier  to any  company availing itself of the  government subsidy, since it would be impossible to secure the money necessary   for   construction   witli   such  four per cent as a first charge upon  the road's earnings.    To refute this  it is only necessary to refer to the  agreements which the government  of  the  province already has with  the Canadian Pacific Railway Company for the equipment and operation of the Shuswap & Okanagan  railway and  the Nakusp & Sloean  railway.    With  respect to both of  these roads  it may be stated that  the government of the province de  frayed the entire cost of construction, but conceding this the fact  stands   out   that   the  roads were  equipped  and are  being operated  under an agreement  whicli   gives  the province, not. four per cent of  the gross earnings, but forty per cent  of thegross earnings.   Having therefore such agreements, which have  beeu in force for several years, does it  not seem reasonable to expect that  in cases in which the government  of    the   province    provides    one-  fourth or one-fifth of, the cost  of  construction, that it will be able to  secure   the   building   of   railways  under a condition which insures for  it the return of four per cent upon  their  gross   earnings?      The   opponents of the government's  railway policy will scarcely assert that  the Canadian Pacific Railway Company either takes or is taking  any  the worst of any agreement which  it may make with the government  for   the   equipment     and    operation    of    state - aided     branches.  The    contention     of    Mr.     Hill's  advocates    proves   nothing,    save  that    their     principal    is    either  unable,     or     unwilling,    to      offer the province as advantageous  terms in return for the use of government money in his   railway enterprises as other railway concerns  offer.    This may be rather unfortunate for Mr. Hill, but it can hardly  be regarded as an effective argument to plead before a legislature  which appears bent upon having  railway    competition    above     all  things.  The Dunsmuir government has  lost nothing by the new line of  cleavage which its railway policy  has produced in the legislature. In  _drawing_Martin,-Brown,���Mclnnes  and Stables from the opposition, in  exchange for McPhillips, Helmcken  and Garden, the government may  fairly claim to have swapped wind  for brains.        '  The feet of Smith Curtis, in.  walking out of the opposition caucus Tuesday evening, did not present so striking a feature as the  feet of the caucus itself as it proceeded to walk over the government side of the house.  Will Use John Brown Boom.  London, April 24.���The apartment formerly occupied by John  Brown in Windsor castle, which  has been closed for eighteen years,  has been reopened and will be redecorated and converted into a billiard rOom. The late queen Victoria had a passion for shutting up  rooms in which her favorites died.  When Brown died the queen placed  a tablet on the wall in his room,  lamenting his death aud enumerating his virtues, and then had the  room locked up.  Maine's New Bishop  Rome, April 24.���The propaganda  has decided to propose to the pope  that he appoint the very Rev. John  J. O'Connor, vicar general, and at  present administrator of the,diocese, bishop of Newark. Father  O'Connell, president of the American college in Rome, has been selected as the bishop of Maine.   '  Tennis Championship Finals.  London, April 24.���In the lawn  tenuis covered court amateur  championship games today, Doherty  and Simonds won their respective  semi-final rounds, and Avill contest  in the final. The winner will play  the holder of the championship, A.  W. Gore.  ?f  ..ft- ^' ^* 00 ��� t*'^' ^' ^ ��� 00* 00 * 00* 00 * 00* 00*^00* 00 * 00        ^ST* ���SH'.-S*. ���J^^: ���j ���'d ���,<5-k'St--,5t*-'����!i ^^2^S^*5^ ^*^^i  to  to  to  to  to  c. uniiiinmiiininmimiiin  LADIES' SAILORS  ���SPECIAL  PRICE 50c.  jtxxixxisixirixxc xxjxxxxmxxxxx txxzz:  Irvine & Go  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  rXITTXTIXTTTTTTVITTTTTrTTTTTTTTrTTTT'  SUMMER CORSETS  SPECIAL PRICE  35c. and 50c,  txxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxixrxxxzx:  Special two day's sale.   We will offer the follow- 2|  (]{ ing- bargains for Monday and Tuesday only. L  ��� ===== m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  4 doz. Print Blouses  75c. quality ........  50c  .20 pieces best "English  print 18 and 20c qtyi.  121c  2 doz. Ladies' print wrappers regular 1.25 to 2.00.  $1  9 Ladies' black Alpaca  skirts reg. 3.00 to 4,50.  $2  12 pieces Engligh print  regular 15c .......  10c m  9 pieces English print  12 1-2 quality ......  8c to  ��� to  to  Remember this sale is for Monday and Tuesday  W only.   We will offer many other bargains in other -to  to departments Whieh will surprise you. [to  ���'���  - : ���      -  ; ' " ��� ; ;      .      *\.  /a ������ ��� -. 7 .,,.. ..-���������-. , ' ���~   *������������������������--������ m  '���"�����.-��� aH <  to  King Humbert's Assassin Tnsane.  Paris, April 24.���A dispatch to  the Rappel, from Rome, says that  Bresci, the assassin of king Hum-,  bert, has become mad in consequence of the ill treatment of his  jailers.  KOOf ENAY....  COFFEE CO;  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  ************************  Wo aro offering; at lowest prices the best  5radcs of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  'eas.  Our Beef", Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound '. $   40  Mocha nnd Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 1 pounds  ] 00  Special Blend Coffee, G pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffeo, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  nrTTTTVTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTYTTTTTTTTTrrTTTTYTTTTj  ��   TRUNKS AND VALISES  H AT SPECIAL  PRICES. j  ixxx-cxxxxxxxxxxxxzxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxzxxxxxx  Irvine & Co.  xxxzxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxuxxxxi  36  Bakep Street  \ SPECIAL PFJCES  \ ON ALL  ] CARPETS.  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXIXZXX'CXXXXZXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXt  ���to  to  y^^./f0%^0 ��� ^0 ��00 ��� 00* *0^ ��� ^^ *00 ��� ^0 *00 ��� ^0 *^0 ��� ^0 *^0 ��� 00 ��00 ��� 0R0 ��� ��� ^i^ ���_5l*�� ^* ��� ^^^�� ^^ ��� ^9k* ^^ * ^^�� ^^ ��� ^^* ^^ �� 7*^�� ^*^ ���JSi1  F ���CP-r^tt^ WWkt   <Hl��   0/^^^0 ^^0^^0 4^^"_^r ^_W\+'0Br' 00^^_W\^ ^0^4^^ ���"* **00 *^&^&*^00^B> ^^k_W\X*^^0 *0&*^& >^��-^^ ^fr*^��   *^P  ^^* ^TV * ^^ *^^. * ^^V *^^ * ^^ *^^ * ^^ *^K. ' ^*^ "^Kk " ^Mk *^^k ��� ^^ *^^k. * ^^^ * * ^0 *'_00* ^_0 *^___W0m ^^^ " ^^* ^0 **00% 00 * 00* 4t*0 * 00* 0S0 * 00  >7^*      '  Sprin  gs  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST1BAKER STREET, NELSON.  GARDEN SEEDS  Wc have opened up tho largest shipment of  bo-t quality, fresh garden seeds ever brought to  tho Kootenay  country.    Wo are selling large  auantities already and you will note our way is  iffcrcnt from that of oilier dealers in this district, inthat                       WE SELL BY WEICHT  As well aB by package, and though the quality  is the best the price is the samo as in Toronto.  Make out a list and send to us and wo will guarantee satisfaction.  IN FLOWER SEEDS  Wo also have a large assortment���10 different  varieties and colors of Sweet I'eas to select  from and an ondless variety of othor kinds.'  All the fashionable creations  in Spring and Summer wear  are included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FKKD J. SQUIKR. Manager.    .  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  TREMONT HOTEL BLOCK.  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of the square shoulder���tno latest  fashion Id coats.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots   in_(Bogustown)_Fairviow_Addition._  flelson Saw and Planing W|ills  �� Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER, \ HARRY  HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  All Communications to be addressed to either of the above  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams  DIMENSION 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  Tins Vancouver World will never  forgive Joseph Martin for not telling it that it was time to switch.  Perils of Canadian Oratory,  Ottawa Journal.  This is a risky country to make a  speech iu. Senator Dundurand went  up to Toronto and made a good  speech there from a loyal French-  Canadian standpoint, but he lucklessly intimated that the majority  of French-Canadian country priests  used to be Tory organizers. Now  he has had to issue a letter to the  Quebec press explaining what lie  explained to Ontario, and as his  letter to the Quebec press says he  was talking to "the fanatics of Ontario," the senator may have to address a letter to Ontario explaining  what ho was explaining to Quebec  about what he first had to explain  to Ontario.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  IC.-W. C. Block.       Cornor Ward nnd Bilker Sis  MILLINERY   DISPLAY  The ladies of Nelson can now  have the opportunity of seeing  the latest and newest designs in  HATS AKD SPRING GOODS  Ladies genuine Hair Switches at  the lowest rates.  Newfoundland's Politics.  St. John's, Newfoundland, April  24.���Premier Bond holds his final  conference with the imperial cabinet in Loudon next Saturday, and  leaves England May 2nd for New ,  MRS.   EINFIPM>S  OI'KHA HOUSE ni.OCK.  Mrs. CARR  I.ATR OF VANCOUVKB  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MacMUlan,  Victoria Block.  The patronage of Nelson ladies solicited.  TO EAILWAY CONTRACTORS.  Office on Bakor Street, west of Stanloy Streot  NELSON.  Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON.  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAKRR STRKKT. NKLSON.  R. P. RITHET & CO.,  R. REISTERER & CO.  RREWKRS AND BOTTLKHS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ^ISt^^1^^     Brewary at Helson  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  WHOLESALE TRADE  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THOttPR & CO., LIMITKD.-Cornor Vernon  and Cedar sLreot*!, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesalo doalers in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral wator.   Telephone 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZKL & CO.-Cornor Baker and  ���   Josophino streets, Nolson, wholesale donl  ors ln   assayers  supplios.   Agent* \ot Denvo  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.,,  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker stroet, Nolson  ��� wholesale doalers in liquors, cigars  comout, fire brick and fire clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants,  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY KLKCTRIC SUPPLY Sc CONST KU CTION COMPAN Y-Wholcsaledcal-  eraln telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,*  fixtures, etc., Houston block.Nolson. *   "t **  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Coroals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Ca,lgary-  Edmonton R. K. Mills at Victoria,. New West)  minster, and Edmouton. Alberta.   ��� ,:  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BU RNS &   CO.-Baker   streot,   Nolson.  wholesale dealers In fresh and cured moats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A    MACDONALD & CO.-Cornor Front and  **������   Hall    streets,     wholosale   grocers   and  'obbers in blankots. gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  maokinawa and miimrg'smidries.     t  KOOTENAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street,  Nelson,   wholosale  fcrocere. ,  JOHN CHOLDITCH Sc CO.-Front street; Nel  *���*    sou, wholosalo Rrooers.  JY. GKIFFIN & CO.���Front street, Nelson  ���   wholesale   dealors   lu   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and CKgs.  HARDWARE^ND^d[mira^SUPPLTESr=  HBYEK8 Sc CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streots. Nelson, wholosale dealers in hardware and mining supplies, Agents for Giant  Powder Co.  P.  /'I  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NELSON  AMERICAN AKD EUROPEAN  PLAN3 *  JIEAL825 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by,Electricity and Heated by St^am 25 Cents to $1  'S HOTEL  Bids will be received by the Arrowhead &  Kootenay Railway Company for the building of  a railway from Lardo lo Trout lake, in tho  district of West Kootenay, J3. U. This work will  include clearing of right of way, grading, bridging, tracklaying and surfacing for a total distance  of about 35 miles.  Plans, specitlcal.ioiis and formsof tender will bo  furnished on application, or may be examined in  the otllco of J. O. Sullivan, division engineer,  Trail, Ii. C. Bids fur this work to bo sent to Iho  ofllce of W. F. Tj-o, chief engineer, Winnipeg,  Manituba, and miisl, reach there not later than  12 o'clock, Monday, April 2!Jih. The lowest  or any tender not necessarily accepted.  J. O. HULUVAN,  April MJtii, 1U0L Trail, li. C.  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT  THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  Everybody   Welcome  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria Mid Kootonay Btreets.  V. O. Box MO. TJEUCPHONH MO. Oft  BAKER STREET. NKLSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air���  Largo comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-class  dining-room. Sample roonla for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  en House  Maker nuil Ward  Utrc-M. Nolson  SVJrs; E. 0. GlarKe, Prop.  LATE OF THR ROYAL HOTEL, OALOARV  ROOMS TO LET  The only hotel In Nelsou that has remained  under ono management since 1890,  Tho bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar is always atooked by the bead dom b-  tiio and imported liquors aud cigare.  THOMAS MADDEN. 1 proprietor.  Two   Large Rooms  joined by arch.    Very  suitable for offices.     Rout $20.   Houston Block.  Apply  D. J. DEWAR, Madden Block.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL.  J. H. MoMANCS, Manager  Bar atooked with boat brands ot wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Largo comfortable rooms.; ItrsMua table boa <U  HARDWARE    COMPANY  .  Nelson,  wholesale   doalers in  hardware and mining supplies, and wator and  plumbers' supplies.  ~      LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BB1CTON & CO.-Corner Vornon  aud Josophlno Btreets, Nelsou, wholesale  doalers ln liquor?, olgars and dry goods. Agonta  for I'absfc Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Browing Co. of Calgary.  SASH AND DOORS.  NKLSON SAW AND PLANING M1LL8.  LIMITED���Oornor Front and Hall streots,  Nelson, man u foofcurors of and wholosalo dealers  In sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  bo order.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINK COMPANY, LIMI  TKD-Comor Frr.utj and Hal! utroefis. Nol  eon, wholesalo dealers in "wines (case aud balk,  ind rtomnoHo and tmnnrtmd .Mipirs.  c?  NELSON LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notice iB hereby given that K. M. Petri's of  Ymir has made application under the provisions  of the "Liquor Liconce Act, 1!I00," for permission  to transfer his hotel licence from llm Palaco  hotel at Ymir to llio St. Charles hotel at Ymir.  A meeting of the Hoard of Licence CoiDini.-!-  pionors of llio Nelson Licence District will bo  held to consider such application at tho Couro  House at the City of kelson on Tuetday. I he  thirtieth day of April, l'JOl, at the hour of ten  o'clock in the forenoon.  W. II. BULL0C1C-WEBSTER,  Chief License Inspector.  Chief Constable's Otllco Nolson, JI. C.  April 15th, 1001.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stevknron, or lo any person or persons to whom he mav have transferred his  interest in the Lila mineral claim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You arc hereby notified that I havo expended  the Sinn of One Hundred and Fifty-Seven Dollars  in  labor and  improvement's   upon   lhe abovo  mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said,  minoral  claim   under  the   provisions   of    the  Mineral Act, and if wiihin ninety days from the  date of this notice you fail or refine tocontribut,  your proportion of such expenditure, togetho.  with all costs of advertising, your interest in paid  claim will become the properly of tho subscriber  under section four nf an Act entitled "An Act to  Amend the Mineral Act, l'JOO."  DANIEL  HERB.  Dated this 12th day of February. 1901. ii ij111mi!)'iii"-iiBi��^i��4i��i.u��jiH!U'yj':'^.itiw*'iMi!|t"'-BBB5BSBS  THE IrBIBUM: NELSON, B..C.,THUBSDAYj APRIL 2S, 1901  BANK OF MONTBEAL  CAPITAL, aU paid up....$12,000,000.00  KBST    7,000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...Presidont  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston .General Manager  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE BLANK. OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streeta.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exohange and Cable  Transfers. , .        m   m       ,     ,   _    .���  Grant Commorolal and Travelera' Credits,  avallablo in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued. Collections Made, Ebo.  Saving's Bank Branch  OUHItKNT RATH OK INTKRK8T PAID.  -'I     .      ... I! ��� ��������� ��� ~*~~  TORONTO STOCK EXOHANQE.  AVEDNESDAY'S    QUOTATIONS.  stock. Asked.  B. 0. Gold Fields % .-     2i  Black Tail  11  Brandon & Golden Crown  o  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate... fij  Cariboo  (McKinney)  3G  Cariboo Hydraulic  1 "3  Centre  Star ......v ....;;... 15  Crow's Neat Pass Coal  86 00  California .-..;*.  5*  Deer  Trail   Consolidated  \    2J  Evening  Star  6  GoldenStar...  7}  Fairview Corporation...  31  Giant  i.  Granby   Smelter  55  Hammond Reef  2  Icon Mask  38  Jim Blaine  !)  Knob Hill  55  Montreal &' London..  5  'Morning   Glory  9  Mori ison  5  Mountain Lion..  40  Noble Fivo  Si  North Star  7S  Nelson-Slocan  10}  Old Ironsides  85  Olivo  7}  Payne  30  Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated... 25  Republic ���;.*........*.' 214  Sl'icau  Soveieign  ti}  Virtue  15  Victory-Triumph.-...; ..~ 2J  War Eagle Consolidated  31  Waterloo  2J  Whitn :Boar  3i  Winnipeg "....'  *   *  8 * *  SALES.  1C00 Golden Star..............   Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  $8,000,000  $2,000,000  ACCREGATE RESOURCES OVER $85,000,000.  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kllgour,    ,-. Vice-Preildent.  London Office, 60 Lombard Street, B. O.  New York  Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  aud Oi Branches in Canada and the  United SUitea.  Bid.  ��*��� U  S  3  IJ  34  1 15  3(1J  80 00  li  15  3  7  21  3  45  If  32  4  41 .  3  G  3i  15  fi  (IS  !)  78  0  25  23  10  4i  10  if  UNITED STATES HAPPENINGS  13EAVKR FALLS, Pennsylvania,  24.���One man wtis killed and two  fatally injured at the Pennsylvania  Bridge Works today by the falling  of a '15-ton steel girder. The name  of the dead man is James Den-  widdie.  ROCHESTER, 2-1.���Fears' of a  flood in this eity have quieted, and  although the Genesee river during  the night rose to a point one and  one quarter inches higher than at  an3r time during the flood of 189G,  there is now no danger of serious.  damage at that point.  CniCAGO, 24.T-A 'special to the  Tribune, from Sfc. Louis, says that  Dr. Henry Byron McKellar of this  city is dead, aged 78. He held an  international reputation as an  authority ou all matters pertaining  to dentistry and dental surgery.  WATERTOWN, 24.���The manufacturers of Watertown have agreed  to reject the demands of the  machinists for a nine hour day at  the wages paid for ten hours, and a  strike of 500 men and the forcing  out of employment of 1000 more is  probable.  Bl NGIIAMPTON, 24...��� Virgil  McMaster, of Nineveh, N. Y., was  arrested here last evening on a warrant charging him with misappropriating $23,000 of the funds of the  estate oi Jane Bush, late of the  town of Colesville. McMaster was  one of the executors of the estate.  TRINIDAD, Colorado, 24.���  _^Blaek._.Taek!_JB-e.tchu_a,=trains=rob?,  her, will be hanged at Clayton on  Friday. He will pay the extreme  penalty for the robbery of an express train on the Colorado &  Southern railway at Folsom, New  Mexico, on August 10th, 1899.  KANSAS CITY, 24.���Inthefed-  eral court here Stephen A. Welmer  and Joseph H. Kelly, president and  secretary respectively of an institute of magnetic healing at Nevada,  Missouri, pleaded guilty to indictments charging" them with using  tho mails to defraud. Sentence was  reserved.  ��� GDI TC AGO, 24.���After a conference lasting several days the plow  manufacturers of the United States  have practically completed the formation of a $50,000,000 combination. It has for one of its purposes  the elimination of long credits  "which have been given country  merchants.  ROCHESTER, 24.���Mrs. John H.  Christie, living on Davis street, has  reported to the police that her five-  year-old daughter has been kidnaped. She says while the child  was playing in front of the house  on Augusta street yesterday afternoon two strangers drove up, lifted  the child into the carriage and  drove rapidly away. The police  are still searching for the kidnapers  of the little tot.  LOUISVILLE, 24. ��� At 10:30  a.m., today, the river here was rising a fraction over two inches an  hour, with 26,8 feet in the canal.  The danger line is 28 feet at the  upper canal guage, and the local  weather bureau believes this will  bo passed about noon tomorrow.  Water has reached the business  houses at the foot of Fourth, Fifth,  Sixth and Seventh streets, and is  several feet deep in many cellars.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intorest allowed on deposits. Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  CAYUGA, 24.���Thomas Grogan  died here today, aged 105.  BRANTS ORD, 24.���Four cases of  smallpox have broken out among  the Six Nation Indians.  SYDNEY, 24.���The schooner Ver-  hena, from Louisburg for Newfoundland, with a cargo of coalj  struck on a reef Monday night and  sank.   Her crew was saved.  AMHERST, 24.���Chief of police  Brownell has been dismissed for  allowing Timothy O'Hearu to have  his liberty, after arresting him on  a warrant for violating the Scott  Act.  HALIFAX, 24.���Mayor Hamilton  wa3 re-elected for the third time today over alderman Faulkner, by a  majority of 1S09. Hamilton was  backed by the liquor interests and  Faulkner'by the temperance people.  Epsom Winners.       .        "  Epsom, April 24.���The City and  Suburban, today's big race at the  Epsom spriug meeting; attracted  great crowds. Lest. Reiff, on the  Ita filly, won the Belch worth stakes.'  College Queen won the Lad worth  cup. The City and Suburban handicap was won by Mr. Spencer Gol-  tan's Australian Star, Amuratli  second and Alvescot third. Fifteen  hores ran.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  IMPEBIAL BANK  OF    0^_N--A._D-��.  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital        -      ���      $2,500,000  Rest       -      -      -    $ 1,726,000  H. S. HOWLAND Presidont  D. R. WIIiKIE.i General Manager.  E. HAY Inspector.  '<*���*'  to  to  to  SAVINC3   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  TUB   CURRENT   RATK   OV   INTEREST   ALLOWED.  Wanted���A female cook.   Apply  Slocan Hospital, New Denver.  For Sale or Rent.���Piano at the  Old Curiosity Shop.    , ���      '  Wanted���To rent at once a five  or six-room house, furnished.   Box 656, Nelson;  To Rent���Two rooms furnished  or unfurnished. KnquiroSilica street, two doors  weit of Josephine.  Furnished rooms to let, with  or  without honrd.   Prices moderate.   Mx's. Rcilly,  Wurd street/next to Post Office.  Lost���On Stanley street yesterday, a pocket hook containing a sum of money.  Finder will please return to the telephone offlco.  Lost���Black cocker spaniel, answers to nanio of Toby. Reward at Tribuno  otlice.  To" rent���OfGce in the   Turner-  Bccke block, corner Ward and Baker.   Apply  to John A. Turner.  Western Canadian Employment  onicc. 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 S Macdonald block, corner Josephine and Vernon.  For sale.���A good paying grocery  and bakery business. Only bakerf in town. For  particulars apply to Stein Bros., Sandon, B. C.  To let���Furnished front rooms  over Vanstone's drug store; $2.50 per week. Also  six-room house to let.  A large, pleasant, furnished room  IrwithlalUmodern jinprovoments.^northeast^cor���  nor Lake and Cedar streets, Nelson.  We   have buyers   for gold and  copper mines, Tho Prospectors'Kxchango, room  I, K-W-C Block.   Telephone 101.   Nelson, B. C.  Japan Tea of all kinds to suit  your taste. Sun Cured, Spider Leg, Pan Fired  in bulk or packftKos.   Kootenay Cofreo Co.  Furnished house toletoncornerof  Mill and Hall streets ; fovon rooms. Possession  can be secured on or about May 15th. Apply on  tho premises.        ���  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  arc'sclling at thirty cents per pound is giving  t he best of satisfaction lo our many customers.  Kootonay Coll'ee Co.  -  If you have a mine or prospect for  salo, send samples of ore and report to Tho Prospectors' Kxchange, room 4, K-W-C Block. Telephone 101.   Nelson, B. C.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Toas in great variety, choicest qnnllty.  Wo make a specialty of blending teas and sell  them in any quantity at lowo.it rates. Kootenay  Coffee Co  First-class hotel property, .in  Nelson, for rent. Business gives  big returns. For particulars  address P. O. Box 719, ''Nelson.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  '��� ''."���'' ^Victoria Street;  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPRINC  TERM  BEGINS APRIL 1st.  Bookkeeping, shorthand and typewriting  thoroughly taught. Do not miss this opportunity  of acquiring a business education. Note address.  CORNER WARD AND BAKER STREETS  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  WHAT EUROPEAN CABLES SAY  ROME, 24.���A slight earthquake  was felt here and in southern Italy  this afternoon.  STOCKHOLM, 24.-Count Possi,  formerly premier of Sweden, died  here today.   He was 80 years old.  GENOA, 24.���The striking dock  laborers have accepted premier  Zanardelli's decision as arbitrator  in the matter of their differences  with their employers.  ST. PETERSBURG, 24.���M. Del-  casse, the French minister of foreign affairs, has presented the  grand cordon of the legion of honor  to M. Sipiaguine, the Russian minister of interior.  KINGSTON, Jamaica, 24.���Frank  Fuller and Thomas Smith, Americans, have both been sentenced to  six month imprisonment for having made false contracts here with  Jamaican laborers to work in Cuba.  LONDON, 24.���A big meeting of  Welsh miners held at Cardiff, after  adopting a resolution . against the  .export tax on coal, decided to arrange a general holiday for the  miners of the United Kingdom, as  a demonstration against the export  tax.  ^ QUEENSTOWN, 24.���The Brit-  ish.steamer Ontario, captain Bren-  ton, from Hull April 18th, for Boston, is putting back with her. cargo  on. fire. A tug has gone to her assistance. The Ontario.was docked.  The fir,e seems"to be confined to her  afterhold.  .  BOON, Prussia, 24. ��� Emperor  William and crown prince William  arrived here. this morning to attend the crown prince's matriculation at the university. They drove  to the Schamburg palace amid the  cheers Of- the population, and the  ringing of church bells.  PARIS, 24.���French official circles here regard the alleged recall  of Mgr. Lorenezelli, the papal  nuncio, here, as being utterly baseless. The Rome correspondent of  the Temps telegraphed: "The pope  had' a two hours audience with Mgr.  Lorenezelli this morning. All the  reports relating to the change are  premature.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Dqor3  Screen Doora  Windows  ^Xnside^Finislr^  local and coast.  Flooring  looal and ooast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Good Advice ....  Can be given, taken and used without  spoiling it. Just as good after using as  before; and it makes no difference bow  many use it, it is good always. The best  advice we can give our customers in  the Kootenays is to send us their mail  orders, and be sure and see our new  Spring   lines   when   they visit   Nelson.  s%  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  )*****************:  JACOB  DOVER,  The  Jeweler  NELSON, B. a  to  to  to  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  ^sr  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  jn  -&.  r.  .^���^.^���^'^'^���^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^^���^  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Co.  NELSON,  B. C.|  To���.  ol all kinds.  ET WHAT TOU WANT IB NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MARK IT FOB TOO  CALL AND QUIT PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  *     BALL AND LAKE STREETS, NKLION  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON BTREETS  Roughand  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-l White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK.  We carry a complete Btock of  Ooast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  Builders and  Contractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance  of the patronage whieh you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger  quantities.than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  'r 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 produets 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 and 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.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick <�� Lime Co., Ltd  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Head Office at  NELSON, B. O.  Markets at  Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.    Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  ^Vest Kootenay Butcher Co.  AIiL KINDB OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE) CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION  psixzzzuzzxzzzxxzizsxzxxizzzzxzuizzzizxzxizixziixtxzxxzzjxzxxziziizxixizzxiiizzzzizrizxzznzzxzzxzzxizxxxzxc  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block,  NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper mines wanted at tbe Exchange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at'once for Eastern Investors.  Parties having mining property for sale are requested to sond samples of their oro to tho  Kxchange for exhibition, we desire to hear from all prospectors who have promising mineral  claims in British Columbia.  Prospectors and mining men aro requested to mako tho Exchange thoir headquarters when  in Nelson.  All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence sollcitod.  Address all communications to  Telephone 104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,  P. O. Box 700 Nelson, B. C.  ��zxu��xxzxznzzx;:zznzizxxxxxxxzxixzxxxzxzzxxnxzzzii  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephono 205.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West C. P. R. Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  We have several Rood furnished houses to let  for tlie summer months.  H. &   M.  BIRD  BROKEN Ulhh BLOCK.  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds  of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agents for Hard nnd Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Brick, Lime & Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents  nnd brokers.  All coal und wood strictly cash on delivery.  BOARD   OF   HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of  Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  AU passengers arriving at the City of Nelson  from all points east of the Kootenay River will  be required to furnish the inspector or ofllcer in  charge of the carrying out of these regulations  with a certificate from the health ofllcer of the  city or town from which be or she has left,-containing the following particulars: ;..��� - ."���  1. (a) That he or she has not been in any place  or building infected with smallpox.  (b) That he or (-he has not lived in any, place  or building which lies dangerously near, any. infected building or district. ?������  (c) That he or she has been successfully vac-,  cinated sinco January, 1901.'.--���  2. If the inspector believes that any person is  in'ected, or that his or her clothing or other'  effects contain infection the; inspector shall detain such person and his or her clothing and efl'ects  asaforesaid; until the period ol incubation is over,  and such person and his or her clothing and other  e/rects shall be at once disinfected.  3. If he only suspects that any person on board,  or the effects of any such, person have been ex-  Eosed to infection, he shall notify the medical  ealth ollicer.of the locality to which, the person-'  is going to uieet the train or boat, and to keep the  person thereafter under observation.   '.:  4. In tho ovent of nny passenger bringing any  baggage (hand or otherwise) or whether the same  shall bo forwarded by express,' tho. following:  certificate may also be required from tho. health;  ofllcor of the town or city aforesaid:^ ;i  (a) That the said baggage (here give a full'.-  description of said baggage .so that there can bo.  no question as to identification) lias not been in  any placo or building infected with smallpox.'      *  (b) That the said baggage has not been stored  or used in any place or building which lies dnn-  gerou?ly near to any infected building or district.  3. All railway and steamboat companies must  strictly adhere to the following regulations:  (a) All mail and baggago from poin's above  mentioned destined for.the. City of Nelson, on or  before leaving the last point of call'on Kootenay  Itiver must furnish the inspector or ofllcer in  charge of the carrying out of these regulations,  with a certificate from tho health oflicer of such  points whero fumigation lakes place that same  has beon done.  (b) All cars or steamboats on which have  been discovered infected persons, baggage or  mail, will not be permitted to again convoy passengers, baggage, etc., into tho City of Nelson  until disinfected and.fumigated to the satisfaction of the medical health ofllcer of this city.  (c) No Indians shall be allowed to laud in the  City of Nelson under any conditions.  This proclamation goes into effect immediately.  FHANK FLETCHER,  Mayor of the City of Nelson.  D. LA BAU,  Medical Health Ofllcer.  Nelson, R. C, March 2nd, liJOl.  TRADES   UNIONS.  TmCLSONr SOCIALISTIC EDUCATIONAL  ���L' ���', CLUB meets every Sunday at 3 o'clock p.m.  in the Miners'Union Hall. A cordial invitation  is extended to every ono to come and take part  in discussions.   John Roberts, secretary.  AUNORY WORKERS' UNIONOF NELSON  No. 8m, A F. of L.-MeeLs in Minerm' Union  Hall, C. P. R. flock, corner of Baker and Staii-j  ley streets, on fourth Fi iiiay in evory month at .  7:30 p.m. sharp. Visitiug members of American  Federation cordially invited to attend. C. Fredrick, president;��� A. \\r. McFce, secretary.  ���M-JELSON MINKHS' UNION NO. 96, W. Jf. il  r-~ M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northwest corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday ovoning at 8 o'olock. Visiting mom  bers welcome M. R. Mo watt. President. .Tame  Wilkes, Secrotary. Union Scai.k of Wages  itok Nelson -District���Per shift, machine  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, $3.25; muckers,-  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, $3.00.  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The rogu-  , lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor -  Council will bo held in tho miners' union hall,  corner Baker and Stanley stieets, on the flrst una  third Thursday of each month, st 8 p. m. C. J.  Clayton. President; A. T. Curie, Secretary.  fPHE rogular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  '������*-   are held on-;WednePday .evening of  each .  week, at 7o'clock; in the Minors' Union looms,  'corner;of.*��� Baker and' Stanley btreets.   Charles  Clayton, President.; George Broadlcy, Secretary. -  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union. So. 196. of  ...; the International Journeymen Barbers Un  ion of America, meets every flrst and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, at 8.30  sharp. T Visiting t brothers cordially invited to  attend.   R*. McMahon, president; J, H. Mathe  son. secretary-treasurer; J. C.Gardner, recording;'  secretary. *  ABORKRS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Fro  teotive Union. No. 8121, A. F. of L., meoU in  Minors' Union hall, C. P. R. block, cornor of  '���.Baker, and Stanley streets, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend.  A. J. Curie, President- John Roberts, recording secretary.0     ;  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The- regular  mooting of tho   Painters'  Union  is held  the.flrst and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.   George Eacritt,  Presidont; Henry Bennett, Socrotary.  ���*c- W  _ .A'7~-  CLASSKS   OF   INSTRUCTION   FOR   PROSPECTORS AND OTHERS.  NOTICE is hereby given that classes of Instruction for prospectors, miners and oi hers interested in mining aro boing held in Rossland, B.  C, under the control of the Rossland School of  =Mincs,=as8i?tcd-by-a=grant=froui=the=ProY-incial=  Government.  The Instructors are J. M. McGregor. B. A. Sc,  P. L. S., and II, E. T. Haultain, B. A. Sc.  The course extends over the months of January, February, March and April, nnd consists of  a series of lecturesand classes on Ave evenings of  each weok.  The course covers:���  Ciikmistkv.���A short course of lectures preparatory to the course in mineralogy and blow-  piping.  MlNKHAI.OOY AND   Br.OWI'11'INO.���Lectures   On  tho elements of mineralogy illustrated by hand  specimens and a course cf blowplping.  Gkoi.oov.���Lectures on elements of geology as  illustrated from the geology of British Columbia,  and tho mode of occurrence of ore deposits, vein  formation, fissures, faults, etc., and field  methods.  Pbobi'KCTino and "Winning of Ohks.���Tho ap-;  plication of tlio principles of minoralogy,geology,  and mechanics to tho discovery and winning of  valuable minerals, and tho methods and appliances in use to oiicn up tho deposits, and the various methods of oro treatment.  Mkciianich.���The elementary principles of mechanics and their application to mining, dealing  witli strength of iron, steel and timber, and machinery.  Dhawi.vo.���The elements of drawing, such as  will enable the student to make serviceable  sketches iu tho Held, the free-hand sketching of  machinery, and tho principles of reading maps  and plans and surveys.  There will bo a small reference library.  RICHARD McHRIDE,  Minister of Mines.  NOTICE3.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notice is hereby given that, in pursuance of  tho notification published by this Department,  and dated 22nd June, 1899, under section 33 of iho  "Ijuid Act," agreoments for the salo of Lots in  the Town of Now Denver, which wore purchased  from the Government at public auction on 20th  July, 18!f2, and upon which the balance of purchase money and interest is not fully paid up by  the 30l.Ii of April next, will bo cancelled and all  moneys paid therein will be forfeited.  W.-C. WELLS,  Chief Commission of Lands and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C, 21st March, 1001.  DISSOLUTION   OF  PARTNERSHIP.  telephone ui.   Office 184 Balder St.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Lewis Noll and  Wesloy K. Cox, carrying on business as hold-  keepers iu tlio premises known as tho Porto Rico  hotel at Porto Rico Siding, B, C, under the firm  namo of Noll & Cox, has this day been dissolved  by mutual consent. For tho future tho Porto  Rico hotel will be conducted hy Lewis Noll, who  will assume all liabilities of the lato firm and to  whom all accounts owing said firm aro herewith  payable. LOUIS NOLL.  WESLEY K. COX.  Witness: Robt. Rknwick.  Nelson. March SOU), 1901.  and Stanley streets. Visting brethren cordially  ��� invited.! Chris. Lnft, picsident; H. Smelser, financial and recording secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION���Tho O. P. I. A. No.  172, moots every Monday evening ln the  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanloy streeta, at  8 o'olock. J. D. Movor, president; William  Vico, secrotary, P. O. Box file.  &  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON LODGE, NO. 33, A. K. &; A. M  Moots second Wednesday ln eaoh month  Sojourning brethren Invited.  JNTja.SON ROYAL^AKCH CHAPTER No._I23_  ���*".   G. R. C^Mee's third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. Georgo Johnstone,Z.; E.  W. Matthews, S. E.  ELSON AERIE. No. 22, F.O. E.���Moet second  and fourth Wednesday of each month, nt  Fraternity Hall.    Goorge  Bartlott, president  John V. Morrison, secretary.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS���Nelson Lodge, No  2S, Knights of Pythias, meets ln I. O. O. K.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootonay streots, ever/  Tnesday evening at 8 o'clook. v Isiting Knights  cordially invited to attend. H. M, Vincent C. O.  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S.  OOTICNAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Hold thcirregular meetings on the first and  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially invited* to attend. G. A.  Brown, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Steel.  I). S. C.  K  R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND    WOOD   WORIW.*  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  Spocial attention given to all kinds of repairing  and custom work from o<."isido points. Heavy  bolts made to order on sboit notioe.  REMOVED.  The ofllee 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 Assize, Nisi Prius, Oyerand Terminer  and General Gaol Delivery will be holden iu the  Court House at. 11 o'clock in the forenoon, at the  places and on the dates following, namely :  City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of Anril, 1901.  City of New Westminster, on the 23rd day of  April, 1<WI.  City of Nelson, on the 7th day of May. 1901.  City of Revelstoke, on the 7t.li day of Ma-, 1901.  City of Vernon, on the loth day of May, 1901.  ('ity of Kamloops, on the 23rd day of May, 1901.  City of Vancouver, on the Ststday of May, 1901.  City of Victoria, on tho 28th day of May, 1901.  Town of Clinton, on llio 28th day of May, 1W1  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE,  Provincial Secretary,  Provincial 8eoretary'8 Office. _*4  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B C, THURSDAY, APR[L 25, 1901  I.K  t  hi  ;��- ;  *'-.!  13 -I  2 -���'  I ' ' ;t  I -1  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...-���~=^=-       z^^r-~==^=  We are British Columbia Agents for-  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY CO.'S GOODS  WM.  AINSWORTH & SON'S BALANCES  SMITH <Sc THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA  BLOOK  NELSON,   B. O.  %  m  i^z_  W  ft  flft  MORRISON & GALDWELL  PROVISIONS   AND   PRODUCE.  OUR LEADERS-  The well-known Newdale Creamery Butter  Iu all sized packages and 1-pound bricks  September Selected Ontario Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  Bakep Street,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  %  %  w  M  m  >m  &m  '���^__0  ROSSLrAISD   BrVGIINBBRHNO  WORKS  CUNLIFFE  & MCMILLAN  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  flH  nftW *  1 2*>-H. P. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  -1 f>i"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 us before you buy for complote Ilso.- We  may have just what you want. '  Agonts for. Northey Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box 198. THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  It Makes a  Difference  Where you get, what you get, and when you get it.    If  you send to headquarters for china, crockery or glassware  we will pack and ship promptly anything in that line.  Our stock is by far the largest of any house and   our  prices are the lowest.  That shipment of fancy table lamps we told you  about a short time age is fgoing fast. Your neighbor  will get ahead of you if you don't look sharp.  Wm. Hunter & Co.  Groceries Crockery  STRAGHAN  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  GOOD GOODS.  REASONABL PRICES  Will call at your residence or place  of business with catalogues and  prices anytime if dropped apostcard.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  KELSON, B.O  m  m  m  m  m  OPERA HOUSE  TONIGHT       TONIGHT  UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE  NELSON FIRE BRIGADE  Prof. G. W. Payne  THE WORLD'S GREATEST  HYPNOTIST  SPECIAL   FEATURES  THE CAKE WALK HYPNOTISM BY TELEPHONE  HUMAN   WOODPILE  PRICES 50, 35 and 25  m  m  m  m  m  m  m.  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  *>  m  EASTMAN  MURDER  TRIAL  DEFENCE SHUTS OUT IMPORTANT  TESTIMONY.  A Harvard Professor  Stands Charged  With the   Murder  of  His  Brother-in-L&w.  Cambridge, Massachusetts, April  21.���The government lost its first  critical point, in the admission of  evidence against professor Eastman, of Harvard college, who is on  trial in the superior court charged  with the murder of his brother-in-  law, Richard Grogan, junior, when  judge Gaskill this afternoon stated  that certain evidence, in the form  of repetition of statements alleged  to have, been mado by Grogan as he  was dying, was not admissible iu a  certain form which tended to convey tlie opinion and not the fact  as to whether he (Grogan) had been  killed or murdered.  The point raised by Mr. Elder for  the prisoner was one of intense interest, as ib was being argued by  Mr. Elder on the one side and attorney-general Knowlton on the  other. The point raised apparently was unexpected by tha  attorney-general. It came out  in this fashion: Lottie Brough-  ton, a ' witness, was asked to  repeat what she had heard Grogan"  say, her testimony having already  gone beyond the point where it had  been shown that Grogan was  wounded. Mr. Elder interposing,  said he anticipated the answer to be,  "Charles, you've murdered me,"-and  to it he objected as incompetent  evidence on the plain ground on  whieh Grogau's opinion was not  a speciGc declaration of the dying  man. On the same ground he objected to evidence also presented  which in effect "was an opinion and  not a bare statement of fact.  Attorney-general Knowlton immediately took the opposite ground  and the exposition of the law by  the two attorneys was so keen that  the issue was "taken by judges Gas-  kill and Aikin into a conference  which lasted an hour. The decision  was given against the government  in almost every particular ; the exposition being, that the identical  ^ words objected to were allowed to  stand in the direct testimony of  Mr. Titus, a druggist, who saw the  struggle between Grogan aud Eastman and heard the former speak  immediately after having been shot.  The entire day was full of sensational evidence.  FORGET THAT WAR 18 GRUEL  SOUTH AFRICANS COMPLAIN  OF  HARSH TREATMENT.  Lament Hardships Which Boer Obsti-  nancy Alone Has Forced Upon tho  Women and Children,  CITY LOCAL NEWS  \    Hugh Cameron yesterday sold to  J. C. Brundley lots 13 and 14, block  34, addition A, the consideration  being $1500. There is a house ou  one of the lots.  Tonight professor Payne the  hypnotist opens-his return engagement in Nelson and promises many  new and attractive features. The  engagement is under the auspices  of-the Nelson-Fire-Brigade.  A new law firm will hang out its  shingle in Nelson on May 1st. It  will be composed of E. C. Wragge  of this city and A. Whealler of  Kaslo. The firm will virtully take  over the law business of Messrs.  Bowes & Ward.  The annual meetiug of the local  company of '.. t Rocky Mountain  Rangers is being arranged for Monday evening next. An interesting  report will be submitted by the  secretary reviewing the brief but  successful career of the organization.  The two Morris tubes for rifles  arrived in Nelson yesterday for use  by tlie Rocky Mountain Rangers.  The tubes are inserted in the barrel  of the rifle, reducing the bore to 22,  thus enabling indoor practice when  under ,ordinary circumstances the  standard cartridge would have to  be used. ;; '' ' '  **  The business of the Kootenay Cigar Manufacturing Company has  been purchased by S. A. Kelly, who  will continue it under the style of  the Kootenay Cigar Company in  thei present'premises on east Baker  street.' The new firm will keep up  the reputation of the firm's leader,  the Royal Seal cigar, which has  made the Kootenay Cigar Company  famous throughout the interior of  the province.  Report Credited in Washington.  Washington, April 21.���The report from Rome that Mgr. Diomede  Falconio, now apostolic delegate  to Canada, has been selected to succeed cardinal  Martiuelli as delegate to the United  States, is believed here. For some  days his name has been connected  by rumor with the succession to  that office.  London, April 21.���J. K.  Merri-  man. former treasurer of Capo Colony and now a representative of  the Afrikander Bund, speaking at a  meeting of the league of Liberals  today against aggression and militarism, said military law, the abnegation of all law,  had  been  established in Cape Colony.    The newspapers had not heard of the treach -  evy and  espionage going  on.    Respectable   people  were .committed  on the evidence of natives alone.  They were brought up and  fined  for   harmless observances, alleged  seditions, and the town guards harried thorn.     These things created  greater irritation and indignation  than actual violence.     The   press  was deliberately stopped, and four  editors had been sent to jail.   The  fruits of this policy would  be  bitter, as the memory of these insults  burned the hearts of   the people.  Mr. Merriman detailed  instances of  the punishment of the Dutch under  military law, usually on the testimony of   natives   and  employees.  He   mentioned   an   instance  of   a  cheeky girl being fined for saying  things against the town guards.   '-  Martial law and the censorship  throughout Cape Colony prevented  the people of England from  knowing the hardships of the Dutch.  As  an Englishman, Mr. Merriman said  he viewed  the policy   pursued  in  Cape Colony with the blackest dismay.    If. persisted in, South Africa  was lost to the British empire. The  only thing that could save it,  was  recognition that the people wanted  self govesnment, and were determined to have it.  Mr. J. W..Saner, the former commissioner of public works of Cape  Colony, . said the camps in  which the Boer women and children were kept were guarded by  sentries with loaded rifles and fixed  bayonets. The majority of the  women had been placed in them  against their will. Their household had been. burned and their  possessions had been taken. He had  tried to get the..military authorities through the government of  Cape Colony, to permit two or  three hundred women and children  camped at Port Elizabeth, to be  liberated, as food and shelter had  been promised them by the town,  but the military authorities refused the request.  '_ Resolutions opposing annexation  and crown government were  adopted.    Greatest Leper Colony Known.  Manila, April 24.���It is estimated  that there are 25,000 lepers in the  .Philippines, and it is planned to iso-  late them all on one island. Major  Mans, the medical inspector, captain Ahern of the 9th infantry and  captain-quartermaster Morton, compose the board of officers appointed  to select a suitable island. They  have visited Busanga, Cuiltona,  Cogayou, Dejolo and other islands,  and have made a report but it has  not yet been acted on.  Express Train Through a Bridge.  Dayton, April 24.���The Cincinnati, Dayton & Hamilton express  went through a bridgo near this city  tonight. Five people are reported  killed. .  High Priced Furniture.   *.-  New York, April 24.���It is  announced that four stock  exchange  seats  have been sold for   $05,000  each.       ������       '  PERSONAL.  TELEPHONE 27  H.    IBITIEIIEiS  <fe  ao.  Siore, Corner Bakor and Josephine Sti cob  GAB DEN  TOOLS.  PAIMTS, OILS i\ND GLASS. REFRIGERATORS       RUBBER AKD COTTON HOSE.  POULTRY  NETTING  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  JSTEZLSOICsr  STORES   AT  KASLO  S.A.lsTIDO^T  SOME FULSOME FLATTERY  For the German Emperor.  Ronne, April 24.���The matriculation ceremony of the crown prince  of Germany took place at noon  today. The hall was filled with a  brilliant company of military officers, civil officials, university  authoritiesandclergymen. Emperor  William and the crown prince stood  at a table ou whicli was the roll of  the university aud the prince's card  of membership.  ��Professor La Valette welcomed  the emperor and referred "to the  years his majesty spent at Bonne,  and the brilliancy with which he  had fulfilled the bright hopes of  whichhe gavepromise in youth. The  strong arm of the emperor, said  rector La Valette, secured Germany's frontiers, and art, science,-  trade and commerce flourished  under the wise protection of their  genial emperor. Just as the emperor, as a student, had won the  hearts of all, so would the crown  prince soon learn how truly and  warmly all hearts beat in unison  with his.  The crown prince then entered  liis name on the register and the  rector grasped his hand and greeted him as the youngest member of  the university,* at the same time  expressing the wish that he, like  his father, would unite serious  study with the buoyant spirits of  youth. The rector concluded with  calling for hochs for the emperor,  which were vigorously given. The  emperor shook hands with the  rector and greeted several other  persons. His, majesty, the crown,  prince and the suite,, subsequently  joined ih a procession to the gate  of the university, aud left amidst  the hochs of the townspeople and  students. .  Fatal Railway Accident-  New York, April 24.���A serious  accident happened on the North  Shore division of the Long Island  railway at College Point . today,  which resulted in the death of conductor Cleary, and in his crew being  seriously injured. . A train had  reached the Fifth avenue crossing  when a coupling-pin broke aud one  of the ears. ;was derailed. Brake-  man John Carroll, Joseph Mulhall  and W. H. Woods were badly injured.   Mulhall is likely to die.  "Two-Snaps���  William    Reusenstrom,     Sloean  City, is at the Tremont..        .     ���  "Henry Roy,Itosslaud, is registered  at Ue Hume.  J.  Regan, Sandon, and   Charles  W. McAIichael. . Camp McKinney, are lite  arrivals at tho llumu. ...  L. Holmes and R. Wilkinson are  in from the Yel'ovvstone mine. 2 hey are at the  Tremont.  Captain  Gifford,   superintendent  of tho Silver KiiiR, left last evening on a trip to  the Coas"..  At the Madden House yesterday  there were rrgislered fi. Miller. XV. Hughes and  Charles SchocnberK, Kaslo, and A. J. Bowea,  Robson.  E. S. Henderson, Windsor, Ont.,  n. It; Allan Montgomery. Winnipeg, and K.  Wilson, Greenwood," wriro among thoec registering U..J the I'huir yesterday.  Late arrivals at the Queen's are :  J. UoeUmho, Spokane; J. L. Trueman. Ymir; C.  M. MucDiarinid. Kcignson; Jt. JI. McUowcll,  Thompson's Landing, and Mrs. Thompson,  Spokane.  J.  H.    Brock,   manager   of   the  Great Western Life Insurance Company, repre-  sontid iu Nelson by Hugh Cameron, is In town  en his annual tour of inspection.  $100  the City.  $550  sold.  A  month  will rent a first-  class    Furnished    Hotel   in  Will buy a nice property in  Hume    Addition.    Must   be  App'y���H. R. 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  NOTICE. ~  Notice is hereby given that I intend tn apply at  the next sittings of the Board of Licence Com-  mis-ioners for the City of Nelson, to be held after  the expiration of thirty days from the date heieof,  for a transfer nf the retail liquor licence now held  hy mo for the Grand Central hotel situate on lots  23 and 21, block f>0, subdivision of lot 95 in the  City of Nelson, to Oust Kricson of the said Cityof  Nelson.  F. SIMPSON.  Witness, W. C. McDonalb.  Dated this twenty-second day of April, 1901,  FRESH .. ..  VEGETABLES  are still in the market. We  have some of the nicest  cabbage, carrots, and parsnips that we have ever  handled. Also a complete  stock of 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.  Importers and Dealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  NO.   219 .BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  BOOTS!       BOOTS!       BOOTS!  For a few days,only we will hold a slaughtering  discount sale of boots and shoes.  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  rfliwn  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BEITISH COLUMBIA.  DOMESTIC CICARS  Amongst a large assortment we carry the following brands: EI Cielo, Flor  de Melba, La Ma rea,'La  Veda, Rosebery, - Ruena  Galium.  THE CRANDA HAVANA CICARS  A full line ranging from  $50 to $120. A declaration  accompanies each box, certifying that the finest  Havaua tobacco only is  used by this factory. We  recommend them.  Our Special Canadian Bye is the Most PalatabJe Whiskey in the  Market.   We have it in bulk and in cases 5's and 6's.  PERSONAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAIL ORDERS  Fishing* Tackle  We carry in stock Hardy Bros,  steel-center and greenheart fly  rods, reels, flies, casts, traces,  and baits. Our line is very  la��-ge and complete. Mail orders receive prompt attention.  TISDALL'S  GUN STORE  _���    VANCOUVER.  EEID  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND  GARDEN SEEDS  Houston Block*.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.

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