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 Mineral Productiorj of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  ���:,.<���'��� ��� '{*���*;- _,  Mineral Production of Kootenay it) 1800  $10,562,032  NINTH YEAR.  NELSON, B.C., FRIDAY MORNING,  APRIL 26,  1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  RUSSIA WILL LEND MONEY  TO PAY OFF CHINESE INDEMNITY  CLAIMS.  Will.Hold Manchuria as a Pledge for  the Same With the Consent  of France.  Paris, April 25.���The Courier du  Soir, whicli is often well informed  on ministerial intentions, says  tonight that the settlement of the  Chinese situation is a question of  finance. The newspaper says that  Russia, repeating that operation  which has had the greatest success,  will advance China the sum required  ��� to pay the indemnities, and that  French savings will provide the  Russian government with the  requisite funds. The European  troop?, except tlie legation gangs'ns, will then leave Pekin, and a  fresh period will begin during  which Chinese patience will strive  to tire out the British and German  governments iu their claims . regarding theopeuing of the ports and  tlie customs. . Russia, however, will  retain Manchuria as a pledge for  the loan. This appears to be the  general scheme of the object of the  French foreign minister M. Del-  casHe's discussion in St. Petersburg  with count Lansdorf and M. Witte,  respectively Russian ministers of  foreign a (fairs and finance.  Pekin, April 25.���Thev expedition  from Pao Ting Fu, has been entirely called off, and the French  troops have been ordered to return  to the original station. The only  casualties stiffeied by the expedition were two German soldiers  killed. With the exception of the  formal calling off of the troops, the  only comment made by the court  is a brief notice in the official Gazette to tho effect that had strong  enough manifestations beeu made  through the pleuipoten caries, the  troops would have been ordered to  withdraw before. This if considered a censure, would be manifestly  unjust because Li Hung Chang aud  prince Ching had been urging the  withdrawal for a month. However, the notice is so brief that  neither plenipotentiaries regard it  as a reflection on his actions, thinking.that the court means that the  powers did not make strong enough  representations. As a matter of  fact, if the reflections upon the  plenipotentiaries were intended,  Li Hung Chang and prince Ching  would be humilated beforo  the foreigners' aud could no  longer be considered representatives. The Germans killed in connection with the expedition were  members of a scouting party who  went for beyond" the border.  local lodge and Nelson encampment  attending the Congregational church  in a body. "The Principles of Odd-  fellowship ��� friendship, love and  peace," will bo the theme of Rev.  Bro. Monro's sermon. There will  be a large turnout of the order.  The City Assessment Boll.  City assessor Strachan yesterday  completed his assessment of the  "West "Ward, and will'at once start  on a similar mission' through the  East Ward. His figures will not  show as great an increase as was  apparent last year, but some very  good buildings have, been run up  during the past twelve months, including -the Kirkpatrick-Wilson-  Clement block on Baker street.  A SPLIT IN DUNSMUIR'S CABINET  Ministers Turner, Prentice, and Wells are Reported to Be in Favor  of Compromising: With the Hill Bolters.  Feeling* Is Now Very Bitter Between Members of Helmcken Clique  and Straight Government Men.  -Trouble^on^the^Steamer^Easlor  There was trouble on the steamer  Kaslo the other day. One of the  deck hands jocosely turned the  hose on the Chinaman, who resented  the insult vigorously. The case  was investigated, and the guilt of  the offender clearly established.  He was promptly dismissed, and in  sympathy with him, all the deckhands quit work. The purser and  mate of the steamer were obliged  . to do deck work to and from Lardo,  and soon tired of the job. New  hands were employed on reaching  port. "   Released From Quarantine.  E. V. Thompson, Allan Sergeant  and Harry Houston, the last of the.  quarantined footballers at Cranbrook, returned to town yesterday  and do not look as if the confinement iu any way int erf erred with  their health or spirits. They confirm the story of Forbes and Eden  who arrived in Nelson the previous  day, that the visiting footballers  were very well treated by the people of Cranbrook.' ,  The -Nelson Quoit Club.  Yesterday's games at the grounds  of the Nelson Quoit Club were as  follows: J.F.'Weir 31, Burnett 25;  Smyth 81, R. Weir 10; Telford .31,  Morrison 14; Elliott 31, Bradley  25; Rev. W. Munroe 31, Joe  Thompson 30. The following games  are to be played today or default:  Miller vs. Stephen, Beaton vs. Chris-  tic, Bell vs. Hedley.  Anniversary Services, I. O. 0. F.  The 82nd anniversary of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows  will be celebrated in Nelson on  Sunday next, the members of the  CUBANS  AT   WASHINGTON  Interview With McKinley.  Washington, April 25.���The Cuban delegates began their round of  official visits and conferences today,  going to the war department at 11  o'clock for the first formal meeting  with secretary Root, and then to  the White House for a meeting  with the president. Secretary Root  stated that the discussion of Cuban  affairs with the commission would  be considered private, and no public statement would be made.  When the commission was'ushered  into the blue parlor, where the  president, secretary Root, general  Wood and assistant secretary  Singer were awaiting them, the introductions were made by general  Wood.. The greetings were cordial  and of a formal character.  Senor Diego Tamayo, chairman of  the committee, who is a member of  general Woods' cabinet, on behalf  of the commission made a brief  address to the president and the  latter responded. Several pleasant  things were said on both sides, but  there was no discussion in detaif of  the object of the commission's visit.  The exchange of assurances and  good feeling in general describes  the nature "of the interview. The  commission were with the president  scarcely half an hour.  The Cuban delegation from the  convention framing a constitution  fOr_tl*lft   .llftW   Jaliintlr.��opn\��lio���moli-  president McKinley twice today,  when there were introductions and  a formal exchange of expressions of  friendship^ between the United  States and Cuba, and .'again when  the members of the delegation were  the guests of honor at a state dinner at the. White House. The real  business which brought the delegation here was transacted with secretary Root at the war department.  The president, in the forenoon interview at the White House, informed  the delegates that he would confer  with the secretary, who. would act  as his representative in conferences  over the Cuban situation: The  delegation and secretary Root were  closeted for some hours in the afternoon in a discussion of the relations^  iflf'the^islaiid't^thie^TJnite'd^Stateir  Secrecy was observed as to the conference, the statement being made  that after results were reached,  some news as to .the conclusion  might..be'made public. ���*���'*:.  *'.'*.;['���'���; '�� Floods in Ohio.  Cincinnati, April 25.���The flood  situation in this part of the Ohio  valley is much worse today. It  was expected that it would reach  its* limit today here-and up the  valley,.and also that it would not  exceed 58 feet ��� at Cincinnati, or  eight feet above the danger limit.  It passed the stage of 58 feet here  at midnight, and the condition for  almost 200 miles up the river are  equally disappointing. t The rise  here yesterday afternoon was at  the average rate of half an inch per  hour, but during the night the rate  increased, owing to tlie rising of the  tributaries below the Kanawha,  especially the Big ^Saindy, which  had previously been^falling. While  the limit of the present flood may be  reached today, it is feared that the  new conditions may keep the river **  about stationary until there may  be a second flood. The worst conditions are reported at Huntingdon,  Calettsburg, -ronton* and Portsmouth, and the smaller points in  that district have reached the  point of great distress.  Mining Records.  The following are the mining  transactions recorded yesterday:  Certificates of work on the Kaslo  mineral claim to John Olson; new  record by Thomas Livingstone and  Richard James on the Robinson  Crusoe, situate oue mile north of  Hall and half a mile west of the  railway.  Victoria, April 25.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The expected did  not happen today, Helmcken did  not call up his want of confidence  resolutions, and he is not leader of  the government tonight.  It is claimed he and McPhillips  and Tatlow and Garden and Murphy have. been secretly scheming  for some time to encompass the  downfall of the government, and  the announcement of the government's railway policy was to be the  opportune time.  When that policy was announced  the opposition considered it in caucus, and a row was the result.  Smith Curtis of Rossland and  E. C. Smith of East Kootenay opposed the policy, and the others are  said to have favored it.  This became known, and the  Helmcken crowd thought it best to  lie low for a time in order to remain in full fellowship with the  government. This is very distasteful to the stalwarts, who do not believe that it is good policy to keep  within the party men who are  ready to knife it at the first opportunity.  It is a notorious fact, now that  the question is no longer an issue,  that. nearly every Liberal in the  house was opposed to placing any  restrictions whatever in the bill  chartering the Crow's* Nest' South-1  em railway, and it is also' a >note-_  -wuruiyraeir ciiav~rew^XJioerais are  opposing the Victoria, Vancouver &  Eastern crowd in their schemes to  down the Dunsmuir government.  The Helmcken resolutions are the  lever that is to be used to bring  this about.    They read as follows :  Whereas, it was   announced  in  the speech from the throne that it  would be the policy of the government to subsidize a line of railway  from the' Coast to the Kootenay  country, should the work not be  undertaken by the government as a  public work:V  And, whereas, the' interests of  the province imperatively demand  that such steps should be taken as  will ensure that', railway construction should be Commenced during  the present year and pushed to a  speedy completion ;  And whereas there has. been a  strong and almost universal expres-'  sion of public opinion in favor of  the construction of the said railway  by a' company which will operate  independently' of the Canadian  Pacific railway "system;  Therefore be it resolved, .that in-  the opinion of this house, the exigencies of the' situation demand  that at the earliest possible moment  such steps should be taken by the  government as would enable a company of proved financial ability,  and having . independent eastern  connections, to build such railway  as an independent competitive line  with the.C P. R; and its branches ;  And, further, that the company  accepting such-bonus should not be  promoted;' by ttj'e, C. P. R., nor by,  any person- tor persons! acting  directly or indirectly in the interests of the said.C:,wP.. R".- company;  and further, that such company  should hot at any.time be amalga-'  -mated' with* ��� the ,C. P. R. or with  any company operated by the said  company;jO��asa-j���nrk--nf tha n P_^  \K; system; ana lurtheiy that -the  undertaking of such subsidized  company should .not at any time  hereafter be leased, sold, operated  or controlled by the C. P. R. company or any of its branch lines; or  by any company affiliated, with the  C. P. R.' company, or operated, con  trolled or managed as a part of the  C. P. R. system; and  Further, be it resolved, that any  proposed agreement with such company should, - before execution; t-be  , approved by the legislature.  The crowd whoareboostingtheV.  V. & E..see that there is nothing in  it for them if the company is required to payfour per cent of its  gross earnings, iu return for the  cash", subsidy from the province.  They also want the subsidy to be  paid over as 20 mileseetions of the  road are completed. With them it  is strike out every safeguard in the  bill in order to insure their company a free hand.  The members who favor this  policy are: Helmcken; McPhillips,  Murphy. Curtis, Tatlow, Garden,  Smith of East Kootenay, and Hay-  ward. ~  The members who did not favor  any material change in the bill are:  Dunsmuir, Eberts, McBride; A. W.  Smith, Ellison, Clifford, Mounce,  Dickie, Hunterj Green, Fulton,  Houston and-Taylor.  The following named are also reported as being.in favor of the bill:  Martin, Brown, Gilmour, Staples  and Mclnnes.  The, following are inclined to  make concessions to-the Helmeken-  crowd: Turner, Rogers, Prentice,  Hall and Wells. -  Pooley is sick, Booth is speaker,  aud the following who comprise the,  balance of the house do not appear  to be willing to express their views:  Kidd, Munroe, Oliver,  Hawthorne-  What chartermongers. could' not  accomplish alone will be- accomplished jblirough party intrigue, and  a bill that is legislation in the right  direction will be emasculated, in  order to hold in line a half dozen  men who ambitious to be cabinet  ministers.  CALLAHAN THE DARK MAN  Identified hy Cudahy.  Omaha, Nebraska, Aprir 25.���In  the trial of James Callahan, on the  charge of connection with the kidnaping of Edward Cudahy, junior,  on December 18th, the victim took  the stand and absolutely identified  "Callahan as thTT^arkTnaS'iirthe"  case. Callahan betrayed ho emotion when the boy declared he was  one of the abductors, but a cynical  smile played faintly over his features.  Attorney Haller cross-examined  Cudahy for the defence. Witness  admitted that he had gone over the  case with general Cowan with reference to his testimony. The only  direct view he had of .the dark  man's , face, was when he had  approached him. He admitted that  at that time he was pretty badly  scared/ In. answer to a direct question, the boy declared he was as  certain of the identity of Callahan  as he was of the identity of his  father or mother.  John Rabbe, a carpenter living  about a block from Callahan's sister,  Mrs. Kelly, testified that he knew  Pat Crowe, and that Crowe called  at Mrs. Kelly's where Callahan was  living, about twenty.tim.es between  October 23rd and the^time of the  kidnaping. The last Visit, he said,  was on December lith, four days  the kidnaping.  Lardo Railway Construction.  H. W. Young and J. J. Sullivan,  C. P. R. engineers, with a number of  assistants, arrived in Nelson yesterday morning from Trail, and in the  evening left for Lardo, to engage in  active work on the road from that  point to Trout lake. The party  was composed of the officials above  named, and J. W. McCreaney, W.  K. Gayer, W. Fetherstonheaugh, D.  Tee, Hi B. Dibble, J. Hargett, V.  Tway, R. Lockhart, A. Paget aud  R. Paget. Last year a good deal of  the roadbed for this branch of railway was prepared, and now there  are several tons of steel' on, hand  ready to be laid. The Kokanee  made a special trip from Kaslo with  the engineers on board, and it is  expected that on Monday a large  force of men will be put to work.  ixmxr.inxnixiixxmxnirnnTTHTixziiixiTKxiixgr  NELSON TO GET $25,000  For Roads and Trails.  Victoria, April 25.���[Special [  to The Tribune.]���Nelson riding  will get  at   least $25,000 for [  roads and trails.  tmcgimiimminininmiTirniuiimirinnit  LAWYER PATRICK INDICTED  Murder and Forgery Charged.  New. York, April 25.���The indictment a.gainst Albert T. Patrick,  for murder in the first, degree, was  handed up today. Patrick is  charged with the murder of AV. M.  Rice. There are ten counts in the  indictment. Patrick is charged  directly with the murder, Charles  S. Jones, the valet, being ignored  altogether. The document covers  thirteen pages of typewritten mat-'  ter, and it i3 said that no more  voluminous document ever went  out of the district attorney's office,  or out of the court of general sessions. The first count charges  Patrick with administering chloroform to Rice, makingv;,him deathly  sick and causing death. The other  counts substitute mercury for  chloroform, and refer to an unknown poison, and to all combined  as the cause of death. Patrick is  indicted also on a charge of forging  four cheeks. "On the Patrick will,  so called, executed on June 30th,  1900, all three men, Short, Patrick  and Meyers, are charged with forgery in the first degree.  Reported Modification.  Victoria, April 25.���The government members had caucus this  morning and it was arranged to  modify the railway bill to meet the  wishes of the bolting members.  DIG   PLOW   COMBINATION  Capitalized for $50,000,000.  Nkw York, April 25.���The Journal of Commerce says of the proposed combination of plow manufacturers, reported from Chicago:  It is learned in this city that the  present plans, instead of being  merely,for_a-Consolidation^.of^-the_  plow industry, contemplate a consolidation which shall include every  branch of the farm machinery  trade with the exception of mowers  and reapers. The reported capital  of $50,000,000 is said to be a minimum figure. It is intended to secure all concerns rated at $1,000,000  or more. The financial details have  not yet been arranged, but.it is  understood that the capital of the  new company, if formed, -will be  divided equally between preferred  and common stocks. Good will is  to go in at about one-third the total  capitalization. It is stated tliat the  tangible valuable of the plants it  is intended to consolidate is upwards of $35,000,000. Colonel James  Manning, of the Syracuse Chilled  Plow Company, returned on Tuesday from attending a conference at  Chicago. According to information  secured from colonel Manning, the  Syracuse company is the only one  in the east interested in the new  combination, some of the others  being the Deer Plow Company of  Moline, Illinois, the ��� McCormick  Harvester Company, and companies  located in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin.     ���    ��� -  Defeat of Slave Raiders.  London, April 25, ��� Brigadier-  general sir Frederick Lugard, high  commissioner and commander-in-  chief of Northern Nigeria, and  colonel G. V. Kemball, with a force  of West Africa frontier troops,  have completed a successful campaign against the powerful slave-  raiding emirs of Bida and Konta-  gora, in Northern Nigeria. The British defeated the emir of Kqntagora  after heavy fighting, 5000 natives  frequently chargiug the British  square.   The British captured the  capitals of both Bida and Kauta-  gora and released thousands of  slaves. The emirs have been the  terror of the country for years,  killing thousands of natives during  the past year. They are now entirely powerless, and this was  brought about without-the assistance of white troops.  Amalgamation Story Denied.  London, April 25.���The vice-president of the Grand Trunk railway  authorizes a denial of the report  telegraphed to New York from  Montreal, that negotiations "are on  foot for the consolidation of the  Canadian Pacific railway, the Grand  Trunk railway, and the Richelieu  & Ontario Navigation Company.  $300,000,000 IN INDEMNITY  Is What China" Can Pay.  San Francisco, April 25.���Edwin  H. Conger, United States' minister  to China, arrived from China this  afternoon on the steamer Hippon  'Ma'ru. Mr.. Conger's arrival was  awaited wifch considerable interest  on acconnfof his connection with  events in China. When asked of  events of China Mr. Conger turned  to the interviewer, and was particularly anxious to learn what had  been done by the powers iu the  matter of indemnity. s  He was asked for his opinion as  to the amount of indemnity China  could pay. "Three hundred million  dollars," he replied, accompanying  his answer by the statement that it  would he necessary for the government to practice economy. The  time of payment too, should extend over a long term of years.  Concerning -events in China, Mr.  Conger said there was nothing new  to be said in that direction, as  everything that happened had been  told together with many things  that never occurred. Tales of brur  tality had, he thought, been /exaggerated. N - ,  "Of course, there were cases ,of  outrage by individual soldier's .that  were ' not sanctioned by officers.  These were but incidents of war,,  which found'sbme'palliation in- the  ~$if<Win^ *k�� Chinese had Jrilled,  Europeans. Asked in regard' to his  future plans, Mr. .Conger-said he  would remain in.this eity until  Saturday morning, when he would  leave for liis home "in Des Moines,  Iowa. 'At the expiration - of his  sixty days' leave of absence he intended to return to China. He  would go back sooner if anything,  important should come up.  Both Principals Killed.  Chicago, April 21.���Two men  will die as the result of a shooting  affray that occurred in the Harrison street police court room just  after the court had adjourned at  noon today. The wounded men are  policeman William Messenger and  Dr. Nelson. Nelson had been  ^arraignedHin^court^on^a^eharge'of^  robbing a stranger by means of a  confidence game and had been  sharply criticised by Messenger, who  made the arrest. Nelson was .released, and after court had adjourned he approached Messenger,  drew a revolver and fired twice.  Messenger was struck by both  bullets, but drew his own weapon,  shot Nelson and fell unconscious.  Other policemen began firing at  Nelson, who ran from tho room,  and fifty shots were fired. Nelsou  dropped in the hall with five  bullet wounds. Both men wero removed to the hospital, where it is  said they will die.   Good Thing for Spokane.  In commenting upon James J.  Hill's announcement, that he will  commence work at once upon his  projected railway which is to make  the Boundary district tributary to  Spokane, the Spokesman-Review  says: "It throws a revealing light  on Mr. Hill's large expenditure for  big depots and extensive grounds  ir. this city. It is planned that Spokane shall continue the most important point between St. Paul and  the Coast. It is the growing gateway of a growing system of transcontinental lines and their branches  and connections."   Attempt to Murder King Charles,  London, April 20.���The Vienna  correspondent of the Morning  Leader asserts that a man named  Petroff attempted to enter the royal  palace at Bucharest, the Roumanian  capital, with a view to murdering  king Charles, but was prevented by  the sentries after a struggle. The  correspondent adds that Petroff is  believed to be an emissary of tho  Macedonian committee.  FIFTY   WORKMEN   KILLED  EXPLOSION OF  CHEMICAL VATS  WRECKS A TOWN.  '?.*:  M  ���..--tS  -n!    >*5T  J"-,��S  Axils  The Number of Wounded Cannot Be   >A5  - Determined But Will Probably  Reach 150. - '$&  . ���.   < 'd           .   "       ���-���'"-'$;  .<-  --&��  Frankfort, April 25.���The boil-    .'2-fi  ers of-the Griesheim. electro-chemi-' v yj��  cal works, near Griesheim, exploded  this   afternoon   and   the    factory  caught' fire.    Fifty persons   are. reported to have been killed and   140  injured.    The three boilers of .the  works   exploded.     The   explosion,  was audible   here.   The Frankfort  fire- engines and ambulance have  gone to the scene of the distiller.    ,,*. .._������  The number of dead and injured'/^ ��_[  is estimated at-150, but- cannot be7.'-r':f__c  determined until the list of   employees in the chemical woi ks can-  be compared  with the   survivors.  The fire continues to burn, although  the fire department and  troops are '  trying to prevent its spreading'.,"-"'   J..-.^^  The flames apparently originated.7��~J&%  by the. blowing up of the  vats^of *^ff|  chemicals in the explosive  depart- "Z^gf;  ment of tlie works at 3 o't lock  this";-5^$f?  afternoon.      They    spreiid     with\%S*|t  frightful   speed   to   the    mijacentf^gg  buildings, and  then over the river 7^^  to" main   Griesheim.    Then   there-'*'������-�����*���*&  was a second explosion,  the  fumes���-^Kg*  and   gases   of   burning    chemicals .^j^^,  making it impossible to stay in the  vicinity.  -   The      inhabitants  "ofr,.,-,  Griesheim were ordered to kave the'fTA^.  village which they did, flocking to"'^><gp  Frankfort. ~ .    - .-,'  A:'M&  ���ad killed-  ' - -     ��,- \'(-yM  The last explosion ^occurred:at"t|^��  7:30 p.m., and when it was ascer-^vs^l^  taincd that'no further dangor was'*^?^  anticipated the inhabitants re^y'iS^  tu'rned to their home?.' <, At half ;-;^����$  ,past eight the fire was still burnirigi'"'-."1'^  -ym  VyP'>  ��� ��K��_3.  Ai  :'3  in the center, and the work'of ex-y7y^_  tricating the bodies from the deb'ris.i^j!C��j:  was i being   carried   out by; torck^* 'r&  light.    All railwa^tralficji&:^^  foJl^W-.S-^KPn^carrying. the; in-.,  jured.    It is still impossible-to say-,'  definitely how   numerous  are  the ,  victims.     ���" ���_.,       ���   ,    ���.  New York Not Alarmed!  Nkw' York, April 25.���.The.  avalanche of bank failures in Japan  is- not viewed with concern in .  financial circles, as none of .the  large Japanese or foreign houses  has been affected. A. M. Townsehd,  local manager of tho Hong Kong  and Shanghai Banking Corporation,  made this statement to the Associated Press : "We have no advice  regarding these failures. They do  not directly affect foreign trade as  they are only small native banks.  The financial position in Japan is  strained, and such failures are tx��  peeted:"~~���   ' ���__________    __  Worked an Old Game.  Utica, N. Ym April 25.���Two men  in the guise of workmen got away  with the old trick and incidentally  with diamond jewelry, estimated to  be worth from $0000 to $10,000, at  the home of Henry Crouse,' in the  fashionable residential section in  upper Genesee today. Mr, Grouse  is a member of the wholesale clothing firm of Crouse & '"Branded. A  man, wlio said he had been sent  from the electric light company to  remedy a defect iu the wiring, was  admitted by the servants.  Automobile Endurance Contest.  Nkw York, April 25.���The Automobile Club of America has issued  a circular letter giving the conditions under which the first annual  endurance contest of the club will  be held. Ic will come off during  the" week commencing September  7th, and the route will be from  New York to Buffalo, an approximate of 500 miles. This distance is  divided iuto stages for each day,  the stages being about 85 miles.  Starting from New York the stages  are Poughkeepsie, Albany, Little  Falls, Syracuse, Rochester and  Buffalo. ���  Existing Contracts Will Be Exempt.  London, April 25.���Replying to  a numerous and influential deputation of coal owners, miners, shippers and merchants today, assembled to protest against the export  duty on coal, the chancellor of the  exchequer, sir Michael Hicks-Beach,  declared he had no intention of  dropping the coal tax. He had already admitted that there ought to  be some exemption iu the case of  existing contracts.  J..f!P THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, FRIDAY, APRIL.26, 1901  W  to  to  m  to  m  to  to  *  torn.  A.  DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT  We beg to inform ihe ladies of Nelson and vicinity  that Miss Ross, a thoroughly competent and experienced dressmaker, has taken charge of this department and is now prepared to take orders. She will  be pleased to have ladies call and to talk the latest  fashions and styles with her.  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  Baker  Street,  Nelson.  MS  m  to  m  (ts  to  to  to  m  m  to  to  to  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  'lftgg,.*g:gg:g'.gg.g'.<-yc 11/  >"**0 9>9'?*9-?v9'4'-9''^S'  QEIte ��rttmm*  Tub report from Victoria that  the Dunsmuir government has decided upon concessions in the  matter of its railway policy, to appease the Hill strikers, is not confirmed; but there are evidences that  the cabinet is wavering, and it may  "���1 ' fall down at auy.time. ,The trouble  with several of the ministers ap-  "   , pears to be that .they are weak-  kneed; that they think too much  of their salaries'to stand pat on any  policy which even threatens to  jeopardize them." A weak cabinet  never led a strong-party for any  length of time, and, no matter how  the present railway bill goes, it is  evident that cabinet reconstruction  o is in sight. A gqveriiment, made  up of weaklings, which shapes its  policy. to please strikers, cannot  loug retain loyal supporters.    ���  Bona fide railway companies  have nothing to fear frora^ the  Dunsmuir    government's    railway  the   charter-  ~"-^-*j-  l?S^-l?fc-Jfc. *����  f-~���+i__+<*~  blow.    With a government claim of  four per cent,   as   a   first   charge  - against the grossearningsof assisted  roads   there- is   not much fear of  over bonding.    This will mean that  the railroads when built will only  be required to pay interest' upon  what they actually cost, instead of  upon   heavily   watered stock.    It  will mean that they will  probably  pay from the start, as  most other  roads in Canada would  do if they  were not saddled with the load of  earning   dividends   upon   - money  which   went   into the   pockets of  promoters instead of into construction or equipment.   S.MiTii_CmiTis_made_a_narae_for_  knowledge his connection with premier Dunsmuir and the C. P. R. It  has been no secret for some time  that he was ih the employ of the  leader of the government and was  responsible for much of Mr. Dnns-  muir's proposed legislation, but  many who were dazzled by his  "grand stand" plays in the past  have refused steadily to believe that  this self-proclaimed "friend of the  people" could simply be masquerading. That he has been will'now  be evident even to them. The defection of J. C. Brown to the government ranks might have been  foreseen at any time, and no one  will be surprised at finding him in  close proximity to where he believes  the' loaves and fishes are to be  found.  This Mine Swallowed Millions.   ��  Boston, April 25.���The" Post says:  "Neil McPheck, senior member of  the firm of McPheck & Company,  stock brokers, late yesterday afternoon brought an action for conspiracy against Randolph Sur-  bridge, a prominent Boston' attorney, and Isaac Irwin, a mining  operator of San Diego, California,  in the sum of $25,000. Behind this  action is a story, which, if true,  means that about $6,000,000 of the  uP^H^^ffffffiiVeni^^f^fiolTpan  out. The Post further says that  the mine is the 'Fortnna. Twelve  thousand stockholders are said to  have lost all they put in. C. B.  Boynton, a wealthy paper - man of  New* York,' is reported to have sunk  $50,000. The mining properties of  the company have been known by  four separate and distinct names:  the Fortuna, the La Republic, the  Fortuna Republica aud- the Consolidated Fortuna Republica. The  properties are located "in Ensenada,  Lower California.  KEEPER'S HORRIBLE DEATH  Victim of Vicious Elephant.  Peru, Indiana, Apiil 25.-���Henry  Huffman, a well known animal  trainer with the Wallace shows,  met a horrible death here today,  being killed by Big Charley, a  monster elephant, while the animal  was bathing in the Missinewa river.  Big Charley wound his trunk about  keeper 1 luff man and hurled him far  into the stream. The man was uninjured, and when he returned he  said: "Why, Charley, I did not  think tliat of you. Weren't you  ashamed of yourself?"  The next instant Huffman was  grabbed by the big elephant and  thrown to the bottom of the river  and held there by the forefeet of  the animal. Then with a great  roar the elephant ran away. Several show men shot at him with no  effect. He broke down fences and  roamed about in a-big field, keeping  everybody at a distance.  Apples loaded with strychnine  were thrown near him and he ate  one. An hour later he laid down  and was in terrible agony. A rifle  shot settled him. Big Charley  weighed over three tons and was  valued at $10,000. In his lifetime  he had killed four men.  '0*'<0>'  Steamers in an Ice Jam.  Port Huron, April 25.���Surrounded by a field of ice piled high,  scarcely able to be seen from the  shore, there is a fleet of fourteen  steamers on Lake Huron. They are  caught in the ice and are unable to  help themselves or render any assistance to the boats within hailing  distance. The Pentland aud the  Campbell have been held fast since  last Thursday. Among the boats  are the Campbell, Pentland, Mc-'  Vittie, Sb. Paul, Huron and Tampa,  and at least six other steamers  whose names are unknown.  to  to  to  to  to  to  axxxzxzxxxmxxsxxxxxxznxzxxiixxxx  LADIES' SAILORS  SPECIAL  '   PRICE 50c.  XXXTXXSXXXXXXXXZZZUXX] XIZXXXXXUXXXXX till  Fred Irvine $ Go.  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  ���^^��SS_w <^y^  Txxxxzxxxxxxxxxxxzxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxr  1  SUMMER CORSETS       |  SPECIAL PRICE [  35c. and 50c, j  ixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxzxxxxxxx  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���4  to  himself during.the last campaign  as a word painter, in the picture  he drew of the prosperity and  happiness which would come to  the province as the fruit of his ideal  railway policy which provided for  the building of the Coast-to-Koote-  nay railway as a government work.  Smith Curtis has now shown himself to be a political trickster by  opposing in the legislature the nearest approach which the finances of  the province will permit to the  state-owned railway he applauded  from the stump.  Tub Rossland Miner denounces  Joseph Martin for supporting in the  legislature'the policy which he advocated from the stump, and applauds the treachery of Smith  Curtis, who from tho hustings  preached government ownership  and control of railways, and in the  legislature supports Jim Hill's holdup game for a subsidy for the same  railway upon his own terms.  When James J. Hill refuses to  give the people of British Columbia  competition for the subsidy he desires with whicli to build his railway, ib would be idle to expect  competition from him after his railway was built.  The Miner's Fallen Idols.  Rossland.Miner.  It was expected that Mr. Martin  would be compelled before long to  display the  cloven hoof  and   ac-  Will Make Good His Charge.  London, April 25.���Counsel for  Arthur Markham, M. P.,  has notified the lawyers representing Wern-  her, Beit & Co., that he is prepared  to justify publicly   the statements  rwhich-he-madeinthe-house of com--  mons, to the effect that the Transvaal   concessions   commission  was  made up of persons affiliated with  several of the South African companies, and in which he characterized Mr. Beit's firm as nothing more  or less than a gang of thieves and  swindlers,   so   soon   as    the    suit  brought against him  by Wernher,  Beit & Co. is withdrawn,  thus affording the basis for a suit which  would not be stopped by the immunities afforded by a   speech in  parliament.  Chinese Offer Resistance.  Bijri.in, April 25.���The Lokal  Anzieger's special correspondent,  cabling from Ching Ting, about 75  miles southwest of Pao Ting Fu,  says: "The German and French  expedition is approaching the front  of the Chinese army, which is apparently 25,000 strong, and is intrenched in three portions. The  Germans marched over difficult  mouutain passes to the gate of the  great wall at Nieng Twi Kan. The  enemy appears disposed to offer resistance, and its retreat behind the  great wall is expected.  Cannot Subdue the Flames.  ���Queenstown,   April   25 ��� Notwithstanding the quantities of water poured into the British steamer  Ontario, captain Brenton, from Hull  April  18, for   Boston,   which put  back here yesterday wifch her cargo  burning, the continued fierceness of  the fire prevents the gangs of men  from entering the hold.   Two hundred tons of coal, divided from tlie  cargo only by a  wooden partition,  are considered to be in grave danger.   The Ontario is kept out in  the river.  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  ************************  * -V  Coffee Roasters  Dealers ln Tea and Coffee  ************************  We are offering at lowest prices the best  grades of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  r>.._ T>���_^ 1,T"u"j/vf/JiJ,,.Y?.r!vff';?..r,.,;t v *��  Mocha and Java Rlcnd, 3 pounds...".'.'   1 00  Choice Hlend ColFec, 4 i ounds    1 00  Special Blend Coffee, 6 pounds    1 00  Rio Blend Coffeo, (i pounds    1 00  Special Blond Ceylon Tea, per pound      30 '  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  west;baker street, nelson.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to\  Our Special  Bargain Sale  of Trunks and  ������I���       "       "|   !M--TlT��|lM��^TMW"IIWtMWnwn��MM.nB��ll^BTlW**l  Valises is  Now on  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  UrTTTTTTTIIXr  1  TRUNKS AND VALISES  AT SPECIAL  PRICES.  Snmnumi*miSiz��ninaTiTnTmmi  Fred Irvine & Co.  36  Bakep Street  XXRXXIIXXXXXXXXXXIIXIXZXXXXXXXXXZXUXZXXT  SPECIAL PRICES  ON ALL  CARPETS.  xxxxztxxxxzxxxxxxxixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxsxxxxf  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  f9^*j0   ~0     ^0 ,^0    >^0 .^0     00    ^0     g0 ,^0     10f      ���^     ^0 ������*     ^0    ^0     ^0 ^_    ~^^      ^_       ^^     ^_       ^^    ^^ . ^^    ^^ , ^T>     ^^ . ^^. ^^ . **^. ^^ . ^^ *^^jtli  ^S'^fck ' ^^ ***k. ��� ^^ *^k ��� ^fc **k. " ^* *^k ��� >^ *^k, ��� ^^ *^k. ��� ^fc. **^^> "^fc, ' * ^0 * 00* ^0 * 00' ^0 ' 00* ^0 ' ^0' 00 ' ^0' 00 ' 0*' 0* ' 00' 00 ' 00' 0  GARDEN SEEDS  We have opened up tho largest shipment of  boM, quality, fresh garden seeds ever brought to  tho Ivootenay country. We are selling large  quantities already and you will note our way is  different from tliat of other dealers in this district, in that    ^_   WE SELL BY WEIGHT  Spring  Suitings  All the fashionable creations  in Spring and Summer wear  are included in my last con-  signmentof Scotch and Irish  Serges,"Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  ] FRED J.DSQUIRlT~Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT HOTEL BLOCK.  Large stock of high-class imported  laity    " " ...  fashion in coats.  specialty of  the  square  oods.   A  shoulder���the   latest  As wollasby package, and though tbe quality  is the best the price is the same as in Toronto.  Mako out a list and send to us and we will guarantee satisfaction.  IN FLOWER SEEDS  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Jlelson Saw and Planing Wlills  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  IZZrOTZO, aillPLAP,-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.  T,.���mn,������   'OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY SHALL STREET C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL* STREET WHARF  WHOLESALE TRADE  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO.. LIMITKO.-Cornor Vornon  and Cedar slreetfi. Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in (crated waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone GO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine streots, Nolson, whnlpsaledeal  ers In assayers supplies. Agenta lor Donvo.  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker street, Nolson  ��� -wholesale dealers in i liquors, cigars  cement, firo brick ami Are clay, water pipe and  stool rails, and geuoral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY KLKCTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  SI RUCTION COMPANY-Wholcsalodeal-  ors in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED]  ���DKACKMAN - KEK MILLING COMPANY  *���* ��� Coroals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  niixod cars shipped to all Kootonay Points.  Grain olevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Kdmontcn R. K. Mills at Victoria, New Wost  minster, and Kdmontou. Alberta.     '   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BUKN8 &   CO.-Bakor   street,   Nolson,  wholesalo dealors in fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.  P.  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Wc also havo a largo assortment���10 different  varieties and colors of Sweet PeaH to select  from aud an endless variety of other kinds.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Block.       Cornor AVard and Baker St s  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.  OiHce on Baker Street,.west of Stanloy Streot   NELSON.   Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  TO  MRS.   E-NFIBLX*  OI'KKA IIOU&K III.OCK.  Mrs. CARR  ' LATB,,qp VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MacMillan,  Victoria Block.  The patronage of Nelson ladies solicited.  BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON.  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAKKtt STRKKT. NKLSON.  GROCERIES.  A    MACDONALD & CO.-Cornor Front and  ***���   Hall    streotfl,     wholosalo   grocers   and  ���obbors in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubborc,  maokinaws and miners' sundries.  fJ-OOTBNAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  ���*���-*���  TED���Vornon   streot, Nelson,  wholesale  (trooers.  T Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, NoNon  ** ��� wholesale dealers in provisions, cured  meats, butter and eggs.  R. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRKWKRS AND BOTTLBHfl OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO Xll BAKKR STREET, NKLS J.V  4MEfyCAH AND EUROPEAN  PLAN3  TO RAILWAY CONTRACTORS.  Bids will ho received by the Arrowhead &  Kootenay Railway Company for the building of  a railway from Lardo to Trout lake, in tho  district of West Kootenay, U. C This work will  include clearing of right of way, grading, bridging, tracklaying and surfacing for a total distance  of about 35 ntite.H.  , Plans, specifications and formsof tender will bo  furnished on application, or may be examined in  tho otllco of J. O. Sullivan, division engineer.  Trail, U, C. Bids for this work to bo Kent, to the  olllce of W. F. Tye, ehipf engineer, Winnipeg,  Manitoba, and must, reach there not later than  12 o'clock, Monday, April 'JUth. Tho lowest  or any tender not necessarily accepted.  .    . J. G. SULLIVAN,  April 16th, 1901. Trail, B. C.  'tStya1^,     Bfawsry ��t Helson  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT   THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated by St-~am 25 Cenls to $1  QUEEN'S HOTEL **���-���*�����  Baker and Ward  titrentu, Nelaon  Everybody    Welcome  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  n    Corner Vloborta and Koobenay Streets.  P.O.B01 Ua, T___BPj_ON_J HO. U  BAKER STREET. NELSON,  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air,  Large comfortable bedrooms and flrab-olass  dining-room. Sample rooms for oommeroial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. C. ClarKe, Prop.  LATE OF THB R07AT. HOTKL, OALGAHY*  ROOMS TO LET  . The only hotel In Nolson that has remained  under ono management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and-lighted  by* electricity.  The bar Is always stooked br the best dom B-  tio and Imported liquors and olgars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  Two   Largo  Rooms 'joined by arch.    Very  suitable for offices.     Rent $20.   Houston Block.  Apply  D. J. DEWAfi, Madden Block.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  *  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  Bar stooked with best brands ot wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large oomfort-  able rooms. IlnfcoUai table baa *_*  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  TT-BYTSRS & CO.���Cornor Baiterand-Josephine"  ���*-*������   streets, Nelson, wholosalo doalers ln hardware and mining supplies.    Agonts for Oiant  Powder Co.   T AWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  XJ  Baker St.,  Nolson.  wholesale   dealers  in  hardware and mining supplios, and water and  plumbers' supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNKR, B1CKTON & CO.-Coruer Vornon  ���*��� and Josephine streets, Nolson, wholosale  doalers ln liquors, oigars and dry goods. Agnuts  for Pabsb Browing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  ptary Rrowl/JR Co. of Calvary.  SASH AND DOORS.  M-KLSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  ���** LIMITED-Cowcr Front and HaU streots,  Nolson, manufacturers of and wholosale dealers  lu sash aud doors) all kinds of factory work made  to order.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI  TKD-Corner Front and Hall ntroetw, Nol  hod, wholesalo dealers In wJnoa (case and bulk,  ��ml rtonifioHc ��nii i-mnnvtari ntcrarfl.  NELSON  LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby piven that K. Al. Pelrrs of  Ymir lias made application under tho piovUUms  of the "Liquor Licence Act, lilOO," for permission  to transfer his hole) licenco from the Palace  hotel at Ymir to the St. Charles hotel at Ymir.  A inectiiiu of the Boaid of Licence ConiniU-  f-ioners of tho Nclsnn Licence District will ho  held lo consider such application at Iho Couro  House at the City of kelson on Tuesday, tho  thirtieth day of April, lliOl.at the hour of ten  o'clock in the forenoon.  XV. 11. BULLOCK-WEBSTER,  Chief Licen.se liihpector.  Chief Constable's Ollioe Nelson, D. C.  April Ijlh, 11)01.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stkvenson, or to any person or persons to whom ho mar have transferred his  interest in the Lila mineral claim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nolson Mining Division:  You are hereby notified that 1 have expended  the sum of One Hundred and Fifty-Seven Dollars  in labor and improvements  upon   tho above  mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said  mineral  claim  under  tho   provisions   of    the  Minoral Act, and if wiihin ninety days from Ihe  dato of this notice you fail or refure tocontribut,  your proportion of such expenditure, logotho.  with all cost* of advertising, your interest in Kaid  claim will becomo the property of the subscriber  undor section four of an Act entitled "Au Act to  Amend the Mineral Act, 11>*00."  DANIEL  HERB,  Dated this 12th day of February, IBM.  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel /]  u    son, wholosalo grocers. )��� THE; .TBIBXJNE:< NELSON, B. C.| f ElDAY, APEIL 26,-1901  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up;...$12,000,000.00  BEST     7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tbe principal cities in Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Bxohange and Cable  Transfers. _ _    .  Orant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Iunuod, Collections Made, Kbo. ..  Saving's Bank Branch  CUBKKNT KATK OK INTKRK8T PAID.  UNITED STATES HAPPENINGS  SAN FRANCISCO, 25. ��� The  steamship Nippon, from Hong  Kong and Yokohama, lias been  sighted. Minister Conger is supposed to be a passenger.  SAN FRANdSCO, 25.���The National Sporting Clnb announces  that it has matched Jefferies and  Ruhlin for a fight in this city during July or August.  NEW YOIU& 25.���Bids were received aud opened for the steel  structure of the new East River  bridge. The contract' will be  awarded to the Vennaster Company of Philadelphia, which bids  $1,123,-100.  DALLAS, 25.���Today a fire was  discovered in the Dallas opera  house, of which Harry Greenwall  of New York is the lessee. In an  hour from the timo the lire started  the roof fell and the front and  side walls collapsed.   Loss $100,000.  PORTLAND, Oregon, 25.���The  official name of the exposition to  be held in Portland in 1905, as decided upon by the Oregon and  "Washington commissioners is "The  1 ewis and Cli>rko Centenir'al and  Pacific American Exposition."  DELEWARE, Ohio; 25.���Charles  Temploson, representing himself as  a horse buyer and agent of the British govei nment, was arrested today  charged with swindling farmers.  He had in his possession a check  for $.'3S()5 on a bank at Fulton, Missouri.  NEW YORK, 25.���Word has  been received in Wall street that  J. Pierpont Morgan has disposed of  a big block of United States steel  stock in London. The exact  amount could not be ascertained,  but it is reported- as being in the'  neighborhood of. $20,000,000. Au-  other block about the same size will  follow it is said.  NEW YORK, 25.���Dealings will  be discontinued after today on the  share certificates of the Federal  Steel, .National Steel, National  Tube, American Steel Wire, American Tin Plate aud American Steel  Hoop Companies, the stock exchange authorities having ordered  them stricken of the list, They are  now merged into the steel corporation.       " ,  Cool-Headed Fireman.  Ni-jw York, April 25.���Fireman  Clarence Lierd, of the Allegheny  Valley railway, has ,iust proved  himself a hero by saving five-year-  old Mary Jordan from instant  death. The train was running at a  Jn'gh^ate of=speed^aroim<LR=.ciiivve,?  when Lierd espied the fluttering  skirt of a little girl on the track,  not more than 75 yards ahead." He  jerked open the door of the cab,  rushed along the running board  and onto the pilot. He was just in  time to cling to the flag staff, lift  the girl from the track with his  foot, and fling her into the ditch.  When the train baeked up to within sight of the place where the child  had been thrown, the trainmen  saw her. scampering across the  fields in the direction of her home.  Friends Forged a Respite.  Clayton, New Mexico, April 25.  ���A message was received last  night by the sheriff of this county  signed "Otero," saying that president McKinley had granted Thomas  Ketchum, alias Black Jack, who is  to be hanged.here Friday, the 20th  day of April, a respite until the  25th day of May. An inquiry addressed to the governor developed  the "fact that it was a forgery. The  governor denies having sent any  such message to the sheriff. The  sheriff has doubled his force since  the false telegram was received.  Looking for Servia's King.    _  Kansas City, April 25.���Eugene  Suhuhler, a former attache of the  United States embassy at Constantinople, was here today on his way  to Dodge City, Kansas, where he  hopes to find Andree Boyne Dela-  cassar, tho rightful heir to the  throne of Servia, according to Mr.  Schuyler's statement. Mr. Schuyler  says he has traced the family to a  farm near Dodge City, Kansas, and  that the right of the eldest sou to  the Servian throne cannot be  doubted.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH -WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,       -     -     -88.000,000  Reserve Fund,       -     -     - _  -  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-Preiident.  London Office. 60 Lombard Street, B. O.  New York   Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  and US Branches In Canada und tho  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits. Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelsou Branch.  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  PORT DALHOUSIE, 25. ��� The  Welland canal opened last night.  ��� TORT MOODY, 25.���The Pacific  hotel and two other buildings were  burned this afternoon.- The loss is  about.$2000 with small insurance.  HALIFAX, 25.���The Elder-Dempster agents today received cable information of the safe arrival of the  Montfort at Cape Town, with the  Baden-Powell constabulary,  STRATFORD, 25.���Joseph Robb,.  one of the best known railway men  iu Ontario, died yesterday, aged 75  years. He was for many years  locomotive foreman of the Grand  Trunk railway at Brockyille, retiring from the service a few years  ago.  HALIFAX, 25.���Arthur Shaw,  Charles Stanton, Orbin EUicottand  William Powell were drowned this  afternoon by the capsizing* of a row  boat, twenty yards from shore, at  Long .Grove island, * Digby county.  Leslie Powell clung to the boat and  drifted ashore in an exhausted condition.  MONTREAL, 25. The steamship  Tiverton, from Mediterrean ports,,  for Montreal, with a fruit cargo,' is  reported ashore on a mud bank at  Contre Couer, four ..miles up the  river. " Assistance will be sent. Ifc  is expected that the ship will go off  uninjured. '  BUSINESS   MENTION..  Wanted���A female cook.    Apply.  Slocan Hospital, New Denver. ���' r       ,  For Sale or. Rent.���Piano at the  Old Curiosity Shop. ':���    .   '" "  - Wanted���To rent at once a  five  or fix-room house, furnisho.d.  .Box G50, .Nelson."  To Rent���Two  rooms .furnished  or unfurnished. Enquire Silica street, two doors  wost of Josephine. '-   ��� --  Furnished rooms.to. Jet,vwifcli or  without board. Prices moderate. *Mrs. Reilly,  Wind streot, next to Post Offlco.   ��� ���'  Lost���On Stanley street yesterday, a pocketbook containing a sum of money.  Kinder will please return to the telephone olllce.  Lost���Black cocker spaniel, answers to name, of Toby. Reward at Tribune  ollicc. -.  To rent���Office in the   Turner-  Boncke block, corner Ward and Bakor. Apply  to John A. Turner.  Western Canadian Employment  Ofllce. P. 0. Box 711, 'Phono 2T0.-Male and  female help of all kinds furnished free of charge.  Two large, well-furnished rooms  to lob. 1 and 5 Macdonald block, corner Josephine and Vernon.    ^ .  'For-sale.���A good paying grocery  and hakory business. Only bakery in town. For  particulars apply to Stein Bros., Sandon, B. C.  To let���Furnished front rooms  over Vanstone's drug store; 52.50 per week. Also  six-room house to let.  A large, pleasant, furnished room  with all modern improvements, northeast cor-  "nerliakeaiidCedarBtreets^Nelson^���= ���  We   have buyers   for gold and  copper mines. The Prospectors'Kxchange, room  ���1, 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 packages.   Kootonay Coffeo Co.  Furnished house toletoncornerof  Mill and Hall streets: raven rooms. Possession  can be teen red on or about May 15th. Apply on  the premises.  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  are selling at thirty cents per pound is Riving  the best of satisfaction to our many customers.  Kootonay Coffee Co. ..,.,.  If you have a mine or prospect for  gale, send samples ot ore and report to The Prospectors' Kxchange, room 4, K-W-C Block.  Tele-.,  phone 101.   Nolson, B. C, ���  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in great variety, choicest quality.  Wo make a specialty of blending teas .and Bell  them in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootonay  Coffee Co .  Hotel For Rent  First-class hotel property, .in  Nelson, for fentU Business "gives  big returns. For particulars  address P. O. BOx 719,vNersoh.  THOMPSON &'DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and .   ��  Paper Hangers.  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPRINC  TERM  BECINS 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  IMPERIAL BANK  OD?    G__^_^T___-ID-_\.  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  $2,600,000  $1,725,000  H. S. HOWLAND Prosidont.  O. R. WILKIE  ...Ueneral Managor.  E. HAY Inspector.  SAViNCS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THE   CURKENT   KATE   OV    INTEREST   ALLOWED.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  THE DAY'S EUROPEAN GABLES  MANILA, 25.���Lieutenant William Patterson, of the coast artillery, formerly of Philadelphia;-is to  be tried by court: martial for misappropriating tlie company's funds.  ... MANILA, 25.���Commis9iary-ser-  geant John Mesten has been=sen-  tenced to ���" be dishonorably 7 discharged and serve two years  imprisonment for commissiary  frauds.  CAPE   TOWN,  25.���The  comet  flrst   seen   here   this   morning is  - visible on the eastern horizon. It is  brilliant and triple tailed, and is  rapidly approaching the sun.  ROME, 25.���The center of yesterday's earthquake shocks was in the  neighborhood of Palombara, Sabina.  The walls , of houses were fissured  and rendered uninhabitable. The  people were panic stricken and  spent the night in the open air.  . SYDNEY, 25.���Admiral Remey*  with his flagship the Brooklyn, has  arrived- here en route for Melbourne, where he will' participate  in the exercises at the opening of  the first federal parliament from  May Oth to May 8th.  YOKOHAMA, 25.���Over twenty-  five banks have suspended payment  at'Waka, and in the southern and  central provinces. The "Bank of  Japan has assisted them, but further trouble is apprehended, and a  financial panic prevails.  ��� LONDON, 25.���"It. is reported,"  says the Daily Chronicle this morning,-''that the British agent in New  Orleans has discovered that Boer  agents, . employed as cattlemen,  have infected horses bound- for  South -Africa 'with -.glanders and  other, diseases."  PARIS, 25.���Tlie directore of the  mines at Montceaux les Mines, the  scene of a prolonged strike, decided today to inform the minister  of interior, M. Waldeck Rousseau  {hat they would accept almost entirely the demands of the strikers.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  .���'-.,..        local and coast.  Ti;: Flooring  ^looal and coast.-  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Roughand  Dressed Lumber  ' ' ol all kinds,  IV WHAT TOU WANT IB NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAKE IT FOB TOU  CALL AND OJBJT PRI0HB,  j. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE BTKEKTB, NEL30N  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  -CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON BTREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK.  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 LumberOo. Ltd.  to  to  -  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ��� .  to  to  ffl  Wood Advice ....  Can be given, taken and used without  spoiling it. Just as good after using as  before; and it makes no difference how'  many use it, it is good always. The best  advice we can give our customers in  the Kootenays is to send, us their mail  orders,, and be sure and -see our new  Spring   lines   when   they  visit   Nelson.  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  Hi***************:  JACOB  DOVER,  The Jeweler  NBLSON. B. C.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  M  00 * 00 '00. 00. 00.00. 00,.00. 00 . 00 .ft0 . 00 *0_0�� 0E*0_* 0. .V��� ^��*^*j> t_5_> *_--> *-___*��� *_-&*��� *_!^ *-^^* imi^'iilB^'afr *_B> *���_��* *-3> *_8** ^^ _2_  *ST*^^ ���^-T'^P'^-T*^?"' 5k��^_T�� *^^�� *?��� *8r* ^?*'8t*^,<^'^ ���    r " 0('^' ^' 00' 00' 00' 00'00* ^ * 00' 00' 00*00' 00.00^^0 ��� ^  >*<?jf  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  NELSON,  B. C.|  To^  Builders and  Contractors  Having, taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brlek &  Lime ��� Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our 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  lower figure.  . It Is our Intention to Install machinery to manufacture our  marble products, and next season we shall be ln a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep 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. v  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  tor_ The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick <fi Lime Co., Ltd  J  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  ^nelsSn^b.o. Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,   Sandon,   Silverton, ��� Nev  '^DeWei^RevelsfcokeT^Fer^  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  Alili KINDS OF '  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESAIiK AND RKTAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STEEET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  OKDRRS nY MAIL RKCHHVJ1 rjARTOFOTi AWD PROMPT ATI.' SWTION  7ZZIIXXXZXXZXZZZIXUSIIXIXZZXZXZZUXX!XUZI2XUZXZXZXXZZZZUZZ22IIZZZUZUXIXUZI2ZZIIIIZ2tIIXIXUXXZXXZXZXlZl|  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block,  NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines -wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern.Inveetora.  Parties having mining property for salo are requested to Rend samples of their ore to tho  Exchange for exhibition.   We desire to hear from all  claims in British Columbia/'  j desire to hear from all prospectors who have promising mineral  Prospectors and mining men are requested to mako tho Exchange their hoadquartors -when    <  in Nelson. . . ''  All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited. .  Address all communications to  Telephone 104 ANDREW  F.   ROSENBERGER,  P. O. Box 700     ' Nelson, B. C  trxxjxzzTZTxxzxzizrzxzzzizxzxixzxxxxzjixxxnarxxxixxxixixigxxrixzxzxrrmTixxzixxzictzrxzzixxzxxzzrxxtixTTxxi-rti  W. P. TIERNEY  Telophono 205.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West C P. R. Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  We have several good furnished houses tolet  for the summer months.  H. &   M.  BIRD  BR0K2N HILL BLOCK.  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T.. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds: of Teaming and Transfer  "Work.  Agents Cor Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  ������Company. Washington Hrick, Lime & Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents  and brokers.  All coal and -wood strictly cash on delivery.  BOARD   OF   HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of  .   Smallpox in the City of Nelson.;  All passengers arriving at the City of Nejson  from all points east of the Kootenay. River will  he required to furnish the inspector or ofllcer in'  charge of the carrying out oc these regulations  with a certificate from the health ofllcor of the  city or town from which he or she has left, containing tho following particulars: .- ,.;  "1. (at That he or she has not been, in any place  or building infected with smallpox.  (bl That he or Fhe 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 vaccinated since January, 1901.-       -  2. If the inspector believes that any person is  infected, or that his or her clothing or other  efl'ects contain infection' the.inspector shall detain such personandhisor her clothing and cf reels  asnforesaid, until the 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 tho effects of any such person have been ex-  Eost'd to infection, he shall notify tho medical  ealth olllcer of the locality to which tho person  is going to meet tlie train or boat, and to keep the  person thereafter under observation. -  4. In the.event of any passenger bringing any  baggage (hand or otherwise) or whether the same  shall be forwarded by express, tho following-  certificate may also bo required from the health  ofllcer of the town'or city aforesaid:  _ (a) That the said baggago (hero.give-a full  description of said baggage so that there can.boi  no question as to identification) has not been in.  any place or building infected with smallpox. t.;  (b) That the said baggage hasnotbeon stored  or used in any place or building which lies dnn-  ferou=ly near to any infected building or dis-.  rict. >> t : ������:-.. "r,v '.  *--��� x--.,_ -X .t-..:  5. All railway and steamboat,companies must  strictly adhere to the following regulations:  (a) Allmairandbaggago from poin'8.above  ���mentioned destined for the City of Nelson, on or  before leaving the last point of call'on Kootenay  Kiver must furnish .tho inspector.or ofllcer in  charge of the carrying out of these regulations,  with a certificate from the health officer .'of such  points whero fumigation lakes place' that* same  lias beeiLdone.    -    �� ���.'.���*-���"'���'������".��� '���:���_..���.:������  (b) All cars or steamboats on which have  been discovered infected persons, baggage or  ",ted to again convey tias-  into the City of Nelson       fumigated  to the satis  faction of tho medical health ofllcer of this city  (c) No Indians shall be allowed to land in the  City of Nelson under any conditions..  This proclamation goes into effect immediately.  FRANK KliKTCHKlt,  "���"-   Mayor of the City of Nelson.  D. LABAU,.     -  Medical Health Ofllcer.  Nelson, 13. C��� March 2nd, 1901. .  mail, will not be permitted to again convey passengers, baggage, etc., into the City of Nelson  until disinfected and fumigated  to the satis-  CLASSKS   OF   INSTRUCTION   FOR   PROSPECTORS AND OTHKRS.  NOTICK is heroby given tliat classes of instruction for prospectors, miners and oihers interested in mining aro being held in Rossland, 11.  C, under the control of the Rossland School of  Mines, assisted by a grant from the Provincial  Government.  The Instructors arc J. M. McGregor. H. A. Sc,  P. L. S.. and II. K. T. Haultain, H. A. Sc. _  Tholioirrairest;e!idB"ovcr"tlie"inonths-df--Janu-  ary, February, March and April, nnd consists of  a series of lectures and classes on live evenings of  each week.  Tlie course covers:���  Ciikmistkv.���A short courso of lectures preparatory to the course in mineralogy and blow-  piping.  MlNKKAl.OGY AND   Ul.OWI'tl'INC���Lectures  Oil  the elements of mineralogy illustrated by hand  specimens and a course of blowpiping.  Gicoi.ogv.���Lectures on elements of geology as  illustrated from the geology of British Columbia,  and tho mode of occurrence of ore deposit*, vein  formation, fissures, faults, etc., and Held  methods. _   ������  Pnosi'Kcn.NO and Winning of Okks.���The application of the principles of mineralogy, geology,  and mechanics to the discovery and winning of  valuablo minerals, and the methods and appliances in use to open up the deposits, and the various methods of ore treatment.  Mkciianicb.���The elementary principles of mechanics and their application to mining, dealing  with strength of iron, steel and timber, and machinery.  Dkawino.���The elements of drawing, such as  will enable tho student to make serviceable  skoichcM In tho Held, the free-hand skotcliing of  machinery, and the principles of reading maps  and plans and surveys.  There will bo a small reference library.  RICHARD McimilJK,  Minister of Minos.  TELEPHONE Iff,  .Office 184 BaKer St.  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notice is hereby given that, in pursuance of  tho notification published by this Department,  nnd dated 2"2nd June, 1899, under section :->S of the  "Land Act," agreements for the sale of Lots in  the Town of New Denver, which were purchased  from the Government, at public auction on -20th  ���Inly, 181(2, and upon which the bnlnnco of purchase monoy and interest, is not fully paid up by  the With of April next, will be cancelled and all  moneys paid therein will be forfeited.  W. C. XVMAS,  Chief Commission of Lauds aud Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C, 21st March, 1901.  DISSOLUTION   OF  PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is heroby given that tho partnership  hercloforc existing between Lewis Noll and  Wesley K. Cox, carrying on business as hotel-  kecpors in the premises known as the Porto Rico  hotel at Porto Rico Siding, U. C., under the firm  name of Noll & Cox, has this day been dissolved  by mutual consent. For the future tbo Porto  Rico hotel will be conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will assume all liabilities of the late firm and to  whom all accounts owing said firm aro horowith  payablo, ��� LOUIS NOLL,  WKSLKY K, COX.  Witness: Robt. Rknwick.  Nelaon, March 36th, 190L  M  TRADES   UNIONS. "   C  "ELSON SOCIALISTIC EDUCATIONAL  V CLUB meets every Sunday at 3o'r.uck p.m.  in the Minors' Union Hall.iA cordial invitation  is extended to every one to come an I lake parti  in discussions.   John Roberts, secret, u y.  T AUNDRY WORKERS'UNION Of NKLPON  ������-��� No. 8591, A-F.of L.���MeeU in M n.' *,' Union  Hall, C, P. R. Mock, corner of Baker and Stani  ley streets, on fourth Friday in evcrv month ab  7:30 p.m. sharp. "Visiting members of American  Federation cordially invited to attend. C. Fredrick, president; A*." W.: McFcc, secreiary.  ELSON MINERS' UNION NO. %. W. K. tf  M.���Meete in miners', union rooms, northwest corner of Baker and'Stanley street*, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'olock. Viniung mem  bora welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President, .lame  Wilkes, Secretary,^ Union Scale ok Wagks  for Nklson District���Per shift, machine  men, $3.50: hammcrsmen miners, $_.2r, muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, $3.00.t -  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL. - The regu-  lar meetings of the Nelson Trades .u,d Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,  corner Baker and Htnnley stieets, on tho lirst and  j third Thursday of each mouth, rt 8 p. ro.   C. J.  Clayton, President ^A-T. Curie, Socroia: y.       :  rpHE.regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  ���*��� aretheld on Wednesday evening of each  week, afc:7 o'clock, in the^Mine���' Union rooms  corner of Bakert ands Stanley s'reels. Charles  Clayton, President. George Broadley, oecrotary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 196. of "  ^ie International Journeymen Bai bora On  Ion of America, moots every flrst and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hail, at 8.30  -sharp.    Visiting, brothers .cordially iasitcd to  attend.   R.-.McMahon,bprcsidenI: J. W. Mathe  son. secretary-treasurer:, J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary. -w.^tV:"- :-X:XXX?7'7 ������'.  TABORKRS' UNION.���Nelson Laborers' Pro  .������*-��� tectivc Union; No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in .  Miners'1 Union; hall, C.: P. R. block, corner of  Iiaker and Stanloy streets, every Monday ovening  at7:30p.m. sharp. Visitingmeiiibor--.of the American Federation- cordially; invited to attend.  A. .T. Curie,.President. 3John Roberts, le-  cording secretary.        *  ELSON PAINTERS'; UNION-Tho  rogular  meeting of: the   Painters'" Union  Is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union' hall at 7:30. sharp.   George Eacritt,  Prosidont; Henry Bennett, Secrotary.  GOOKS' AND WAITERS' UN ION -Regular  meetings * every Tuesday cieiiing at 8.30  oclock, in'Miners'Union Hall, corner of linker  and Stanley streets. Visting bret h- en cord ially  invited. Chris. Luft.president; U. Smclser, flu-,  ancial and recording secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION-Tho O. P. I. A". No.  172, meets every Monday evening in the  Elliot block, corner Bakor and Stanloy streeta, at  8 o'clock. J. D. Mover, ��resident; William  Vico, secretary, P. O.'Box 010.  &  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. K, Sc A. M  Meets second Wednesday in eocb month  Sojourning brethren lnviied.  NKLSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTKI! Vo. 123  G. R. C.���Mce's third Wcdnc-dav. S-yoni n-  ing companions invited. George Johnstone,/.; L.  XV. Matthews, S. K.  NEnSON~,tERIEjNroT22rFrorrc;=Moel Second "  and fourth  Wednesday of each month, ati  Fraternity   Hall.     Georgo  B.irtlctl,  piesident  John V. Morrison, secretary.  K?  NIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nolson Lodge, No  ��� 25, Knights of Pythias, meete ln I. O. O. )r.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, over/  Tuesday evening ab8 o'elook. vtai'Ing Knights  oocOlalfy invltod to attend. II. M. Vincent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S,  OOTENAY   TENT  NO.   7,   K. O. T. M.���  Hold their regular meetings on Ihe lirst and  third Thursdays of each   monlh.   Visiting  Sir  knights arc cordially invited to attend.   G. A.  Brown, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Steel.  n. s. o *   R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. 1). ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND    WOOD   W0RK*r.<*  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  ' Special attention glvon to Al kinds of repairing  andcustom work from o'.lflldo points. Heavy  bolts made to ordor on shot*! notice.  REMOVED.  The office of the Arlington Mine of  Erie, B. C��� and Hastings (British  Columbia) Exploration Syndicate,  Limited, are now in room 9,  K.-W.-C. Block.  H. E. T. HAULTAIN. Manager.  Courts of Assi/.e, Nisi Prius. Over and Terminel-  and General Gaol Delivery will be hulden in the  Court Houso at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, at the  places and on the dates followinicnamely :  City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of April, 1901.  Cityof Now Weslmintitor, ou the 23rd day of  April, 1901.  City of Nelson, on the 7th day of May. 1901.  City of Reveliiloke, on the 7t.Ii day of Ma/, 1901.  City of Vernon, on tho 13th day of May, 1*901.  City of Kamloops, on the 23rd day of May, 1901,  City ot Vancouver, on the 2lstday of May, 1801.  City of Victoria, on tho 28th day of May, 1901.  Town of Clinlo". on thnSSHi day of May, 1��)1  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE,  Provincial Secretary,  Provincial Secretary's Ofllce,  JBOtii March. 1801,3  ���&>*  --?!  4i|  <J;\,��"'  Wi>_Zl  AH  ~r��$X  '--* ��� j  *y  3?M  *  -"Sftl  V"B-|  -;-A?2*f  *��� '".-siBEl  ���~fkx  ���x^ I  "AstJ uMs*s*Mmucn)K  wtzxxx&&!XPaB+atfmxx*-,-(  ,i-*-..^j��--j>A��'ift��>��a*taCi3wvLi;.",.'-ji;rrf.t/ i  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B C, FRIDAY APBIL 26, 1901  emernber Ferland's Sale  When you set out on your shopping tour today, and your money  will go much farther than in any other store in town. There are very  few articles in the Dry Goods, Clothing, Gents' Furnishing, or Boot  and Shoe lines that I am not offering at Eastern Wholesale Cost to  clear. . Attention is directed to to following special bargains in Silks  Dress Skirts, White Muslin Wear and Shirt Waists :  Shirt Waists  Print Sliirt Waists, the regular $1.00 line,  Print Shirt Waists at..     ..        White Muslin Sliirt Waists, the regular  $1.25 line now offered for  Colored Mercerized Shirt Waists, the regular $2.50 line offered'at*     ....  Black Sateen Shirt Waists      *.     ...     :.  Dress Skirts  Regular $10 Black Creponne Skirts, to clear $7  Regular $7.50 Black Creponne Skirts at .. ' 5  Regular $4.50 Blue and Black Serge Skirts 3  Regular $4.50 Black Lustre Skirts, to clear   2  05  50  90  50  75  00  00  00  50  White Muslin Wear  Corset Covers at ISc, 25c, 40c, and 50c.  White Skirts at 75c, $1.00, and $1.50.  White Drawers at 25c, 5Qc, 75c, $1, $1.50 and $2.  White Night Gowns at 50c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50.  they go into the Pallouse country  to engage in farming. A very impoverished lot they were, as they  lay stretched full length on the  floor of the waiting room of the  C. P. R. station last night. There  were half a dozen children in the  party and five adults���all warmly  but peculiarly clad, and packing  with them a great variety of cooking utensils and eatables.  Silks  China Silks at 25c per yard.  Black Tafetta Silk, the $1.00 line, for 00c.  .Black Pean de Soie Silk, the $1.50 line for $1.00.  Black Satin, the $1.50 line, to clear at $1.00.  Large range of Fancy. Colored Silks for Blouses at  all prices.  REMEMBER THIS "IS A. GENUINE  CLOSING OUT SALE.  A, FERLAND  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^--^ s  We are British Columbia Agents for        ._m  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY CO.'S GOODS  WM. AINSWORTH & SON'S BALANCES  SMITH & THOMPSON'S BALANCES  -     BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA   BLOCK ,  NELSON,: B. C.  #  $}  M  MORRISON & CALDWELL  PROVISIONS   AND   PRODUCE.  OUR LEADERS���  The well-known Newdale Creamery Butter  Id all sized packages and 1-pound bricks 7~.  September Selected Ontario Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  Baker Street,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  %  $m  GRAND FORKS IS IN LUCK  Will Get Another Smelter.  Grand Fors, April 25.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���A second smelter  is now practically assured to this  city. Last night at a meeting .of  of the board of trade, C. R. Tattle,  manager o'f the American. Mining  Investment Company, of Minneapolis, together with some capitalists of Dulnth, proposed building a  one thousand ton smelter if a site  could be obtained and contracts  from the mine-owners for ore could  be secured. The.board assured the  visitors that a smelter site would  be furnished and enough- mine-  owners were present at the meeting  who.guaranteed ore to start operations. Today a committee is making a selection of a site and arranging for ore contracts.  ROSSLAND   BIVG1IVBBRHVG  WORKS   ^--"'   "  ' CUNLIFFE_&���MeMIM-AN  Founders and Machinists, Specialty of Ore  Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and Ceneral Mining Maohlnery.  List of second-hand machinery on band, which has been thoroughly overhauled and is as good  ns new _  insri    _.. ..._. ._     _  1 6i"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  1 25-H. P. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  Oouble-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoisf     " "  1 Sinking Pump; No. 5 Cameron, New York.  We  1 Sinking Pump, ]0"x5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern. ��� ......  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write us before you buy for complete list),  may have just what you want.  Agents for Northey Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box 198. THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  .���_5_aia_a_sa_5ft____a__s_a__ft___ n\ m0"_m,_f"_m"___'"___'"_m,'S'__t"��:^'S!'-.-  ��/?^^^^^v��^^^^T5 III* ^^cP^^^^v^r^.-^-VtS':  OPERA HOUSE  TONIGHT       TONIGHT  JJNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE  NELSON FIRE BRIGADE  Prof. C. W. Payne  THE WORLD'S GREATEST  , HYPNOTIST  ENTIRE CUffil OF PBOGRAM  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  $ Prices 25 and 35  MACDONALD'S   FRUIT  STORE  &&&���������* it/ ��&:*:*'��&��&&  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Fred Irvine & Co. will commence  their special sale of trunks and valises today.  ' '   '  ' (.- ���-  Robert Huntley Gordon was yesterday married to Miss Gertrude  Enide Maud Skinner. ��� Tbe bride is  a cousin of Mrs. R. W. Hannington.  The steamer Nelson is having her  boilers retubed and other necessary  repairs done. She is also receiving  a new coat of paint."  . Captain West is having extensive  alterations executed on the Halys.  The deckhouse and cabin are being  enlarged and the sleeping accommodations improved.  A sitting of chambers is announced for this morning by acting  county court judge P. McL.. Forin.  There are several applications on  the list.  Marriage certificates were yesterday issued to Roland 'Huntley Gordon���and���Gertrude���Enide���Maude-  Skinner, and to Theodore Dufresne  and Maggie Brideford of .' Slocan  City. vr.  There was but one case at police  court yesterday. It was that of a  drunken man who the previous  night fell through a window. He  was assessed $5 and ordered to pay  for the damage done.  The man Fraleigh, who was injured at the smelter a few days ago,  is reported- as progressing favorably  at the general hospital. Two inches  of the bone of the arm" had to be  removed, aud there are hopes that  the broken parts will knit.  The Procter, with captain Rhodie  in charge, yesterday brought up a  number of men to launch C. P. R.  barge No. 15, which has been undergoing repairs, rendered necessary in consequence of. the, recent  accident. The accident to the barge,  wherivflfteen laden carswere thrown  from her-deck, wasnfinaneially tlie  most serious of the kind in local  railway annals, the loss being some  $15,000.  Professor Payne, the hypnotist,  openeda three night's engagement,  under the auspices of the -fire  brigade, in the opera house last  night. He had a class of ten on the  platform whom he handled successfully to the amusement of a large  audience, Many of the positions  wereirresistibly funny, while others  were given.tb demonstrate the serious side of suggestion aud its  power.   Doukobors for Spokane.  A couple of families of Douko-  b:>rs arrived in Nelson yesterday  over the Crow's Nest line. They  are bound for Spokane from whence .  WILL AMEND THE TARIFF  In Deference to Demands.  London, April 20.���The house of  commons had a dull sitting last  evening devoted to tlie discussion  aud formal passage of the budget  resolution. The Irish members made  an ineffectual attempt to get the  tea duty reduced from six to. four  pence. The proposal was rejected  by a vote of 221 to 140. A similar  fate was ,reserved for the attempt  of William Redmond to get Ireland  exempted from the tobacco duty.  It is now asserted that an attempt will. be made to induce the  chancellor of the exchequer to modify the coal duty by threats of a  great strike of miners.  The second reading of the finance  bill has been postponed for a ..fortnight, and the Liberal party will  utilize the delay to the utmost in  working up an agitatiou against  the budget. The opposition leaders  intend to raise a full dress debate  on the second reading, and then, if  not before, the chancellor of the  exchequer, according to the Daily  Telegiaph, will announce a substantial modification of his original pro:'  pos'als as to the sugar duty, in  deference to the views of the grocery trade that the duty will unfairly tax canned fruits, condensed  milk and the like.  "   Afraid of Tolstoi's Picture.  ' London, April 25.���A dispatch  from St. Petersburg says the Russian government has forbidden the  exhibition, at Moscow, of Repine's  life-size portrait of count Leo Tolstoi, * representing him in the costume of a peasant, and barefooted.  When the portrait was recently  exhibited ."at. St; " Petersburg the  public paid unusual tributes to the  picture,        * 1~-1   "'^  ���'-'-1-  flowei s.  and   surrounded   it  with  Hulk Break's Her Back.  - Victoria,) April 25.���The steamer  Dolphin which-arrived at Union  brought the- news that the hulk  Colorado,- loaded with a valuable  cargo of. conceutr'ades from the  Tread well mines for Tacoma smelter, went ashore in Wrangel narrows aud broke her back. She was  in tow of the tug Pilot. No particulars are given as to whether the  cargo would-be saved. The Colorado belongs to Dunsmuir & Sons of  this city.  9  m  m  -��-  9i  9*  m  m  m  9.  m  m  m  m  9.  m  9.  m  m  m  m  m  m  9.  m  m  m  m  m  9.  m  m  9)  9.  m  m  9.  9.  m  <p  9)  9.  9)  9.  n\  9.  9.  9.  HV  <5  ^********3*_i**********^.  OPERA HOUSE  Athletic Tournament  UKDER AUSPICES OF  NELSON ATHLETIC CLUB  TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 30th  Consisting of boxing, club  swinging, tumbling, and  horizontal bar exercises  and a  IQ-ROUND SPARRING CONTEST  Between. Billy Ellis, champion of Manitoba, and Dick  Slugg, champion lightweight of Ontario.  ADMISSION 50 and $1  m  m  9*  9.  m  m  m  m  9*  9*  -m  m  9.  m  9.  9.  9.  m  9..  9.  m  m  9.  m  9.  9.  9.  m  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  9.  m  9.  m  9.  9!  *  9<  *  9.  9.  9.  9.  1��  TELEPHONE 27  E_C    B^IESS   ��teOO.  PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  POULTRY NETTING  Storo, Cornor Bakor and Josephine SUee  RUBBER AND COTTON HOSE.  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company   and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  STORES   AT  ILTIEXiSOItsr  KASLO  S-A.isri3oisr  CHINAMAN'S  BODY  FOUND  Murder Trial Can Proceed.  Ashcroft, April 25.���The body  of the Chinaman supposed to have  been murdered a few weeks ago,  and for which two Chinamen are  now in Kamloops jail awaiting  trial at the Clinton assizes, was  taken out of the Thompson river  last night about three miles below  Ashcroft, by officer Burr, and has  been fully identified. An inquest  is now being held -on the remains.  The body was discovered by the  young son of Robertson, a section  foreman, two or three days ago,  who informed his father and  brother.", but could not get them to  go down to the river, as they  thought the boy had-mistaken a  log or something for the body. Last  night the boy again visited the  river bank and found the body had  moved down on a bar. He could  plainly see the hands above water.  The Chinese here are much excited  over-the affair, and there will be a  determined effort at the -trial between the rival tongs -to acquit or  convict the accused. It is supposed  that the boy Robertson- will receive  the reward offered by the Chinese  friends of the murdered man, of  $200, and perhaps $500, for the  finding of the body.  Shamrock's Measurements.  New York, April 25.���The correct measurements of the Shamrock  II. are being published-for the first  time in this city. Among the other  dimensions now made' public, two  have , been published here. The  others are new. The most important  item is the boat's beam, concerning  which no statements have devoted  more than a hint, and thai a wrong  one. The . challenger's width' is  exactly the same to an inch as that  of .tlie last victor, the Columbia,  namely 24 feet. Her draught of  water is about one foot three inches  less, namely. 10 feet. In over-all  length the new Shamrock' is -137  feet, as has been published. Her  water line is intended to be close to  the ninety foot limit.     "  Court Martials in the Philippines.  . Washington, April 25.���Copies  of general orders emanating from  the division of the Philippines, contain   accounts'   of   several   court-  "Two Snaps"  $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  '*���**** *.*�� *.**.*\_i*3****&*-**-:9*'  ANNIVERSARY SERVICES I. 0. O.F.  The members of Kootenay Lodge No. 10, Nelson Kncampnienl No. 7. 1. O. O. F., and all visiting brethren arc roqucsl.ed to meet in the lodgo  room on Sunday, tho 28(h in-Uin-*-, at 2:.'W p. m���  then to proceed to tho Congregational fhureh,  whew brother Munroe will proich tlicSindnn-  nlvor ary sermon SuMec!: 'The Principles of  Oddfellow-hip ��� Krien-'ship, Lore nnd Truth."  A cordial i-iritalion jh extended lo tho general  public to attend Iho serviort.   H.v ordor.  IU?.').  I>. w. IIUTHKRFORD, N. O.  FHKD .1   SQUIHKS, foe.  If. F. McLKAN, C. P.  Nelson, April :>5, liWl.  Appiy__H. R. Camepon  New Bakery  The Star Balcery has opened  a branch store on Josephine  street, next to. F. Irvine & Co. 's  millinery establishment.  BREAD  REDUCED IN  PRICE BUT  NOT IN  WEIGHT   y  Sold at 5 cents* per loaf.  Come and see the display of  cakes, etc.  R. G. JOY, Proprietor*  ~ NOTICE.     ~  Notiee in hereby given that I intend to apply at  the noxt sittings of tho Board of Licence Com-  mis-ioners for the City of Nelson, to be held after  the expiration of thirty days from tho date hereof,  for a transfer of the retail liquor licence now held  hy mo for iho Grand Central hotel situate on lots  2H and 21, block (iii, subdivision of lot 95 in the  City of Nolson, to Gust Kricson of the said Cityof  Nelson.  F. SIMPSON.  Witness, XV. C. McDonald.  Dated this twenty-second day of April, 1901.  martials of Filipinos charged with  murder and arson, and probably  one Of the most interest is a trial  of three natives charged .with the  murder. Of private Eugene Anderson, comp'any E, Sixteenth United  States infantry. Auderson and another soldier, constituted a guard  for a casco that stopped near the  town of Cabagan. Nuevo, and  Anderson went ashore to gather  wood. He was seen to enter a nearby copse with two natives who  were- afterwards accused of his  murder. He never came out alive.  The   natives   when they escorted  the man to his doom were conversing with him in a friendly  manner, and apparently were altogether peacably disposed. They  were sentenced to be hanged, and  geueral McArthur approved toe decree of the court. '- .������:'��� I  Steamship Arrivals.  - Liverpool,   April   25.���Arrived,  Majestic, New-york., .  Cherbourg,''April 25.���Arrived,  Pectoria, New York.  Havre, April   25.���Arrived,  La.  Touraine, New York.  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  Telephone 10  The LEADING  GROCERS  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  Importers.and Dealers In Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  CO.  r  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  STRAGHAN  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  GOOD GOODS.  REASONABL PRICES  Will call at your residence or place  of business with catalogues and  prices anytime if dropped a postcard.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  K ELSON. B. O  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.  S-E-EID  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND GARDEN SEEDS  JOBNilRVINQ& CO.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.

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