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The Nelson Tribune 1901-05-07

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 Mineral Production of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  Mineral Production of Kootenay fij 1800  $10,562,032  NINTH YEAR.  NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 7,  1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  SUNDAY CLOSING ON GAMES  THE   RECREATION   GROUNDS   TO  REMAIN   IDLE  Because Some People Object to Noise  and Amusement on the  Sabbath.  There was a full attendance at  the weekly meeting of the city  council last night, and it looked for  a while as if the session was going  to be short and unimportant, but  before adjourning a surprise was  sprung in the form of a resolution  forbidding games to be played at  the recreation grounds on Sundays.  And it carried. There was no  report from the board of works,  and only a very brief one from the  finance committee.  On going over the bills presented  for settlement oue was challenged,  being a charge of $5 per day for  the services of a nurse who attended to the diphtheria cases recently. The woman had been 29  days in charge of the patients. It  was decided to pay $75 on account,  pending a settlement of tlie  claim.  A. Hiildes wrote asking that the  stables bought by 'him*, from the  city at $25 be taken back or rented  tor $10 per month. It was decided  to offer the applicant a refund of  the money, namely $25.  Several applications wero read  From persons anxious to have crossings and sidewalks laid, and referred to the board of works.  The cemetery by-law was once  again laid over.  A petition was read from the residents of Hume addition asking  that a water main be laid, and setting forth that such service might  be a source of revenue to the city.  Referred to board of works.  Alderman Hamilton moved that  the use of tho. recreation giounds  lie not allowed for,games on Sunday. In doing so he said that a  great many people were opposed to  Suuday games and the noise made  at the recreation grounds when  Sunday games were in operation.  Id was further alleged that children  going to Sunday school often spent  their time in looking at the play. He  understood there were available  grounds at the park at the end ol*  tlie tram line. If so, there would  be no 'hardship*' in haying the Sunday games played there. Such an  arrangement would overcome the  difficulty.  Alderman Irving took a similar  view. If there was another place  available outside the city limits  Sunday games should be played  there.  The   mayor���Would   the   moral  =a9pect=be=ehanged=by-=having=the=  games   played    outside    the    city  limits?  Alderman Hamilton���No, but it  would not be so objectionable.  The mayor said he understood  that at a meeting of the tramway  company they decided that the  crowd ought to be brought out to  their park on Sundays instead of  remaining in town to see; a ball  game.    (Laughter.)  Alderma-n Selous���I have passed  that park scores of times and I can  tell you that there is no place there  to play a ball game. I think that  those who favor wholesome, healthy  recreation should have something to  ���Buy also. I take the ground that it  is far better for young men  ito enjoy themselves there on Sunday than to mope about town and  get into mischief. They are far  better playing or watching a game  than they would be in other places  that I could name. If it is a question of noise���if that is what these  people object to���t may say that  the harsh, discordant sound of the  church bell is in finitely more annoy-  iing to me than the noise these  (people complain of. Now, if we  put up with this noise the least the  Presbyterians and Methodists may  do is to tolerate the little noise  ���made at tlie recreation grounds.  Every one of those young fellows  will indulge in recreation, and you  -won't get them to go to Sunday  school.  Alderman Irving���There is no  comparison between the church  bell and the noise made at. a ball  game.  Alderman Selous���It is infinitely  more annoying to me and to others.  The mayor���You cannot stop  them playing ball there.  One-third  of   the   recreation   ground   is   on  other people's property.  Alderman Gillett thought the  games could be stopped.  The mayor pointed out that in  Boston and other advanced and  well governed cities Sunday games  were always indulged in in the  public parks.  Alderman Gillett���But there are  no churches near.  Alderman Selous���There are no  churches near the recreation  grounds. ���  The mayor���You can't prevent  men playing quoits in their gardens, cau you?  Alderman Solous did not favor  one section of a community, and a  'minority, trying to control another  section who were the majority. The  next thing they would be wanting  to do was to prevent people walking pn Sunday or going on the  water.  The mayor said he lived near two  churches and the noise' from these  places was very objectionable, especially when the baby wanted a  sleep.  .   Alderman Selous���Oh, let us be  tolerant.  After some further discussion the  motion was put and declared carried. Those who voted for were  aldermen Hamilton, Irving, Gillett  and Paterson. Against aldermen  Selous, Madden and the mayor. '  The mayor���You ought to pass a  by-law forbidding the running of  street cars, on Sunday. It is not  fair that people should be disturbed, as they certainly make a  great noise. If there is anybody  sick along the route it is most disagreeable. It is only reasonable to  follow out these lines since: you  have taken the matter of Sunday  games and Sunday noises up. It is  a subject I hope the council will  deal with at its next meeting.  Tlie council adjourned till Wednesday  morning..  The Old Country Gold Find. .  A few days ago there appeared  in This Tribune an accouut of a  gold find at Leith, in England. The  gold was said to run 30 ounces to  lhe ton, but as it was found iu the  digging of a cellar, exploration  ceased. That- is the way they  "prospect" in old England. The  Daily Graphic iu alluding to the  iind, says: "The accounts of gold  found at Leith would, perhaps,  have excited less surprise aud even  incredulity, if more people had  been familiar with the annual blue  books issued by the board of trade  on mines and quarries in the United  Kingdom and the colonies. According to the last blue book just issued,  there were, in the precediug year  3047 statute tons of gold ore exca-  vavated in the United Kingdom,  which were estimated at the diggings as worth about ��10,000. The  ore actually produced 3327 ounces���  rather more than an ounce a ton-  valued at ��12,086. What may excite almost as much surprise is that  iu the same time 191,927 ounces of  ^silveiwwere=smelted=in=the=same-  period, with an estimated value of  ��21,942. Aluminum, copper, lead,  iron, sodium, tin and zinc were the  other "home made" metals, and  their value at the average market  price was put at ��18,314,750, so  that the old country is not used  up yet.      _^^_  "Twa Hours at Hame."  At a meeting of the St. Andrew's  Society the other night arrangements were made to secure the appearance in Nelson on the 20th  instant of Gavin Spence and Miss  Flora Macdonald, a pair of Scottish  entertainers who have won renown  wherever they have performed.  They are not alone good singers  but they introduce character  sketches which are said to be very  clever. The proceeds of the entertainment, after expenses are paid,  will be devoted to local charities,  A committee consisting of George  Kydd, J. Gibson and J. K. Strachan  has been appointed to look after all  details aud these gentlemen promise  a great treat.  Eighteen Months for Forgery.  The New Denver Hungarian with  tlie peculiar name was brought before Mr. Justice Drake yesterday  morning, having elected for speedy  trial on a charge of raising a check  from $7 to $17. He pleaded guilty  and was sentenced to eighteen  months' imprisonment with hard  labor.. The offender is a young  man of about 20 years of age, and  pleaded in extenuation of his  offence that he was hard up. The  judge, however, did not accept the  plea, and imposed the year and a  half, pointing out that foreigners  who will raise checks are better in  prison than at large.  THE ASSIZES OPEN TODAY  CRIMINAL    DOCKET     CONSIDERABLY   REDUCED.  Only   Two   Cases   to   be   Heard   and  , These From Outside for Murder and Cattle Stealing.  The assizes open in Nelson today  before Mr. justice Drake, and the  criminal docket, which looked a  heavy one a couple of weeks ago,  has been reduced to two cases���one  murder and the other cattle stealing. The murder case comes from  the Boundary country, and the  cattle stealing from East Kootenay.  Matthers vs. Mansfield has been  adjourned by consent, and Brewster, charged with house breaking  has elected for speedy trial and will  have his case heard at Greenwood.  A couple of days will probably suffice to dispose of the criminal business, and Mr. justice Drake will take  up any" civil business ; which may  offer on Monday next, instead of on  Tuesday as originally fixed.  The civil list is rather heavy.  The first nameon the docket is that  of McMillan vs... Sandilands. Osier.  vs. Moore is an old rembrant of  litigation. It has been on for many  months, and had its origin in a  claim for commission by plaintiff  for the sale uf some mining properties. Defendant Moore is now  back in Nova Scotia, but may be on  hand in time for the trial.  La Blanc vs. Lambert and McBeath vs..Emerson are cases which  are likely to occupy a good deal of  time. "l  Cordingly vs. the Guardian, Scottish Union and Queen fire insurance  companies is a local case to which  considerable attention attaches. It  will be remembered that the plaintiff conducted business as a furniture dealer at. the west end of  Bttker street. "The premises took'  fire, and as a result Cordingly was.  arrested on a charge of arson. He  was, however, acquitted, but the  companies in which the stock was  insured refused to recognize his  claim for damages. Hence the  present action.  Peters vs. the Nelson Electrie  Tramway Company is another local  case of importance. The plaintiff  was engaged as motorman by the  company, but on his initial run the  car got derailed, and he lost an arm  in the accident.' He subsequently  entered the employ of the company  and did not enter proceedings for  compensation until he left the  service.  Fenwick vs. the British Columbia  Southern is an action to reebver  $1500 for damages sustained by  ^M^rT^f'th^allegM'hTfgle^t'pirtlre"  part of the company to maintain its  plant in safe working order.  These are the only cases entered  up to date, but there will probably  be a few others before the assizes  terminate.  Mining Records.  The following are the mining  transactions recorded yesterday:  Certificates of work'were granted  to W. A. Connell on the Essie, to  John Deserieu on the Red Fly, to  P. G. Johnson on the Mattie B, to  N. Hartman on the Air Castle and  Silver Crest, to Rice Kellogg on the  Reuben and to J. Shuttleworth  on  the    Keystone     Fraction.    --New  records were: The Cumberland, by  C. A. Hanna, situate between Rest  and Burnet creeks, about four miles  from Erie; on the Cumberland extension, in same district, by M. D.  Clements, and on the Monitor on  Iron mountain, by Cyril H. Green.  There were no transfers br sales  recorded.  The Footballers' Night Out,  The Nelson team who defeated  Cranbrook on Sunday were showing the visitors around after supper, when, through the over-  zeal of a police constable, they  came to grief. Nelson men say  that while in Cranbrook the freedom of the town was voted them,  and nothing was left undone to  make them happy���even those of  them that were quarantined. Hence  when the East Kootenay contingent came over here to play the  home club strained every nerve to  reciprocate. They seemed to think  that they should enjoy some little  latitude, but the police thought  differently  and  have   issued  sum- j  monses for disorderly * conduct  against a few of the footballers.  The matter is very bitterly discussed by all lovers of sport in the  city.  *:   Over One Hundred Thousand Dollars.  At a meeting of the directors of  the B. C. Permanent Loan & Savings Company held at? the head  oflice, 321 Cambie street, Vancouver,  B. C, on Thursday, the 2nd inst.,  eleven loans were granted amounting to $12,200.00, making a grand  total of $103,950.60 granted in less  than ten weeks, which is at the rate,  of over a half a million dollars per  annum.  The income of the B. C. Permanent Loan & Savings Company, of  Vancouver, B. C. for the month of  April, amounted to $21,518.90, and  during the same month the amount  of $29,559.70 was; paid out on account of loans.      i  YACHTS TRY CONCLUSIONS  "Back From the Lardeau.  P. Chapman has just returned  from a trip through the Lardeau iu  the interests of A. Macdonald &  Co., and gives a very encouraging  account of the country. The building of the railway from Lardo to  TroutLake is giving a great impetus  to mining and trade generally, and  the people are jenjoying a very  busy time. Mr. Chapman reports  that the good people of the Lardeau  are great admirers of Nelson, and  that they are preparing some beautiful samples of ore to add to the  collection in the board of trade  rooms here.  Fancy Dress Concert.  There was a full dress rehearsal of  the children's faiicy dress concert  last night, which was witnessed by  a number of privileged people. The  little ones showed up in great style  and gave the undoubted assurance  of a big success for tomorrow evening���the date fixed for the performance. Among the attractive  features are a good night drill, the  fairies' revenge, a glimpse of the  Brownies and a mother goose  party. The concert is given in aid  of the Presbyterian church building  fund. ;._,  A Distressing Case.  The old man Markell is still held  in custody pending medical examination. His is a peculiar case. It  is not charged that he is a dangerous lunatic, but yet he is hot able  to care for himself. He is hardly a  case for a lunatic asylum and has  not been long enough in the country to qualify for admission to the  old men's home at Kamloops. Markell spent most of his time in Kaslo  and only paid Nelson an occasional  visit since 1892.  Preparing for the Contest.  Charlie Goff had his last sparing  exercise in the fire hall yesterday,  and says he will not put on the  gloves again until he meets Jimmie  Burns in the ring at the opera  IrousenbirFridSyTfiiglrtT==Bufnsl3onr  tinues in training and his trainer  avows that his man was never in  better condition. Both contestants  will put on the gloves in the best  of form, and will show some smart  and scientific work.  Only Two Drunks in Court.  There were only two drunks in  police court yesterday morning.  The first was a new offender in this  district at least, and was fined $5  and costs. The second was a somewhat old offender and in his case  the fine was raised to $10 and  costs whicli brings it up to  $12.25. He is a local expressman  who goes on a periodical.  Health Talk.  An illustrated health talk to  mothers and daughters will be given  at the Fraternity hall, on Saturday,  May llth, at 3 o'clock p. m., by Miss  Ball, of the Canadian- Viavi Company. Collection will' be taken up  to defray expenses.   " ..  s' "  The hotels of the city were filled  to overflowing last night. The  opening of tlie assizes' today has  brought to town a number of the  legal profession as well as parties  engaged in litigation.  J. C. Bradshaw, the popular C. P.  R. conductor, is receiving congratulations all round on the increase  which came to his family circle on  Sunday in the shape of a new baby  boy.  A meeting of the grocers of the  city will be held in the Miners'  Union hall this evening at 8 o'clock  to consider matters dealing with  the trade.  CUP  CHALLENGER   PROVES  HER  SUPERIORITY.  Wind Conditions Were Favorable and  the Race Was Interesting  Throughout.  Southampton,May G.���The Shamrocks had a second spin this morning and the result supports the  view that the cup challenger is  vastly superior to the old bftat  when close hauled, but the older  boat can travel equally fast when  sailing before the wind. Afresh,  squally northeast wind promised  just the conditions captain Sycamore desired to supplement Saturday's light breeze trial. The Challenger set a club topsail and the  Shamrock I set a much larger club  topsail. They had the wind aft  down the water. The challenger  went out under mainsail and topsail only. The Shamrock I set a  jib at" the start. The challenger  ran out ahead, but the Shamrock I  catching a breeze soon began to  overhaul her. The challenger set a  jib and staysail, but though the.  breeze here was light and the water  smooth the Shamrock I held close  astern, losing nothing from Nettley  to Calsho. There they hauled into  the wind and reached along iu a  fresher breeze, the challenger leading by half a minute passing the  spit-light.  After clearing the spit light they  reached off for a few minutes, and  the challenger drew away from the  other fast and steadily. The boats  bore away for Cowes to take sail-  maker Ratzy on board. (, Both were  then ranged in. line, off the Squadron castle and the Erin gave the  signal to go. The challenger was  ^yell placed to windward, but apparently she desired to give the  Shamrock I the advantage of start,  - for the new boat -was deliberately  reached off across the stern of the  other boat, and took up a position  half a mile away on her lee quarter  with the intention, it seemed, of  trying whether she could make up  this on the stretch out to Lyming-  tou. Both sailed far enough off the  wind to keep their sails full, and  the challenger footed much faster  than Shamrock I. In the course of  half an hour she had drawn ahead  and was wide Under the lee bow of  the former challenger. She then  threw around and just failed to  cross ahead of the Shamrock.  Passing close astern of the old  Shamrock, the Sliamroek II was  luffed up and pointing wonderfully  high and sailing fast for a few minutes, she was able to pass the old  boat wide to weather and bear  =away=across4iei^bows^a=fact=Avhich=  gave ample proof that she was not  pushed to her full strength. Previously the Erin had gone ahead  aud stopped, forming a mark for  the boats to round. The challenger  might easily have been there first,  but she bore away and waited for  the Shamrock I to round the mark,  following up two minutes later.  All the way down the Shamrocks  had a good ten knot breeze and a  strong tide, with little sea. Under  these conditions the Shamrock I  was no match for the new challenger. Jib and topsail were sot as  the boats ran back to Cowes. All  the way back they had a strong  tide and a stern wind, whicli fell  lighter. The booms were well set  and the wind well astern. Going  free in this manner, the new yacht  was quite unable to catch Shamrock I, aud for five miles there was  no change in their positions. A  big reaching jib was tried on the  challenger, but the Shamrock I held  her distance, and at the finish of  the spin the gap between them was  practically tlie same as when they  started.  Little "Tatters" Tired of Life.  Nkw Youk, May (5.���Henry  Kreig, 8 years old, of west Thirty-  eighth street, and Thomas O'Neil,  0 years old, a playmate, left home  to go to Sunday school. When the  O'Neil boy returned alone the Kreig  parents asked for an explanation.  The O'Neil boy said that they had  gone to the river i\. the foot of west  Fourth and were playing on tlie  barges there when suddenly he  heard a splash; when he looked  around Kreig was nowhere to be  seen. The Kreig boy's father is  confident     that     the     boy     was  drowned. The father says that he  has had very little work during the  past winter; times were so hard that  he was not able to buy his son  suitable clothes, and lie was very  ragged. On several Sundays the  boy stayed away from Sunday  school because he said the other  little boys made remarks about his  rags, calling him "Tatters." This  time when he was told he would  have to go he left the house in  obedience to his father's command,  but it seems that he could not face  the comments of his companions.  The Jacksonville Holocaust.  Jacksonville, May 6.���S. A.  Cottery, who was employed at the  Gardner shipyards, almost lost his  ,lifei in trying to save the people  who rushed down Market street to  the river when the flames were at  their fiercest. He says he succeeded in getting twenty persons  across the river, but as many more  were either burned to death or  drowned at the pier.  Thousands of people worked  Saturday and last night. The firemen have not been relieved. The  debris is still burning, and streams  of water are being poured into the  flames and embers all the time  night and day. - It will be several  days before a car can pass into East  Bay street. Ten military companies are still on duty to prevent vandalism. Martial law probably will  be enforced at least another week.  The weather is much more comfortable today and the work of rehabilitation is being vigorously prose-0  cuted.  Jacksonville, May 6.���An estimate of the total loss by the fire  as given out by a former tax collector this afternoon is as follows:  Public buildings, $1,088,000; stores  on the north side of Bay street,  $495,000; stores on the south side  of Bay street, $880,000; stores on  Forsyth street, $40,000; stores' on  Main street, $309,000; residences,  promineut, $778,000; residences,  1500 small, $2,000,000; residents'  personal effects, $2,300,000; stocks  of goods-in large stores, $1,030,000;  stocks in 200 smaller stores, $550,-  000; street railways, $30,000; pavements, $100,000.  Asks for Restraint.  New York, May 6.���Vice chancellor Pitney gave a hearing in  Jersey City today on a rule to show  cause why the Amalgamated Copper Company should not2 be enjoined from absorbing the Boston  & Montana and Butte & Boston  Mining Companies of Montana.  Calvin Geer, who owns 104 shares  of the amalgamated company, asks  the court to restrain the amalgamated company from taking over  stock of the other companies upon  terms in excess of their true statute  and witheut submission to a stockholders' meeting.  The answer to Henry H. Rogers,  vice-president of the Amalgamated  Copper Compauy aud since the  death of Marcus Daly the acting  presidenti=admitted=that=the=-pur���  chase of the Boston & Montana  Company at $375 per share would  involve an expenditure of $50,-  250,000, but it was denied that such  an expenditure would be excessive.  Canadian Niagara Power Company.  Niagara Falls, New York, May  0.���Tlie Niagara Falls Power Company of tliis city, through its  president, William Brankine, announces that it will begin the construction of a power plant on the  Canadian side of the river under  the charter of the Canadian Niagara Power Company, which it controls. The first development will  be twenty-five thousand electric  horse power, part of which will be  transmitted to Toronto for use in  tliat city and part on the American  side as a reserve for use iu Buffalo.  The plans call for one hundred  thousand horse power development  eventually.  The Sultan Commits Murder.  London, May 0.���"It is rumored,"  says the Constantinople correspondent of the Daily Express, "that  the Sultan shot dead a physician  who while attending him for ear  complaint and massaging him unwittingly caused his majesty intense pain. The chamberlain  rushed into the room and the Sultan, who supposed there was an attack upon his life, fired again  wounding the chamberlain."  Champion Lifter.  Lowell, Massachusetts, May 0.���  Louis Cyr, champion heavyweight  lifter of the world, tonight in tliis  city defeated Otto Rolando and  Hermann Schmidt, champions of  Germany.  SAD CONDITIONS IN CHINA  THE INDEMNITY QUESTION ONLY  SECONDARY.  One Million People, It Is Estimated,  Have Lost Their Lives Through  Violence or Starvation.   -  New York, May 0.���The latest  mail from China, says a Washington  special to the Tribune, haa  brought to  the state department  new proofs of the terrible arid perhaps irretrievable conditions which  exist under foreign  military ruling  in North  China, involving a situation not hitherto realized  even in  Washington and  utterly unappreciated in the United States generally.  The character of the iufoi ma-  tion which has now come into the  administration's possession is summarized in the following extracts  from a communication  from one of  the most trusted officials.in the ser- >  vice abroad and mailed from Pekin  a month ago.    The question of rais- -  ing the  indemnity, though one of  the most serious  for tlie Chinese  government, is not paramouut.   AU  the people who are  likely to know  declare that the Chinese can stand  no greater burden of taxation than  iri the past, so the question resolves  itself largely to reducing  the expense of collection, which in China  involves radical reforms.    Another  proposition for meeting the iudem- "  nity is  to  grant  lucrative mining  and industrial  concessions to for-,  eigners, but  that  means bartering  their  independence and  laying up  endless trouble for the Chinese, who  are quick to recognize the wrong.  If the whole horror of the murder and pillage done between Tien-  Tsin and Pekin comes to be understood in America and Europe the  sum of it is so'great as compared to  the number of Christians' who have  suffered at the hands of the Chinese, rightly or wrongly, the Chinese are held to be the injured  party. Lancers impaling little  children by the wayside in the  streets of Pekin are some of the  well authenticated horrors, and to  some foreign soldiers a dead Chinese  Christian is just as satisfactory as a  Boxer. They neither know nor  care for  such trifling  distinctions.  The   allies,   even if   they could  agree, could not set  np an administrative machinery of  their own for   -  the empire.   They must restore the '  power  to some native party, and  the quicker they do it the better  for China.    The Chinese  estimate  that   one  million  of   their  people  have   lost   their  lives   by  violent  deaths-or���from���starvation���about���  Pekin   and    Tien-Tsin    since    the  allies came.    Well informed people  do   not   regard   the    estimate    as  exaggerated.  The North China News of March  28 endeavoring to tell why such a  situation as the one alleged can  exist,says: Simply because Chinese  civil authority has been suppressed  and driven away and nothing substituted for it. The country between the sea and Pekin has been  devastated and the people have  been killed indiscriminately or driven out of their homes to become  bandits. We should have thought  that one of the first acts of the  foreign administration after Pekin  was relieved would have been to  strengthen the Chinese civil  authority and make it responsible  for the preservation of order. But  what magistrate can be expected to  remain at his post and exert himself to put down opposition to  foreigners when at any. moment a  foreign lieutenant with a handful  of troops may come to him and demand a sum of money on pain of  having his town or village burned  down in case of refusal.  Total Losses Against the Boers.  London, May 0.���The war office  today officially gives out the total  number of deaths iu the South  African war at 714 officers and  14,2(34 men. Four officers and 314  men have been invalided home and  subsequently died. Two thousand  four hundred and ninety-three non- .  commissioned officers and meu  have left the service unfit for duty.  Brussels, May 0.���It is reported  here that the Delagoa bay railway  has again been destroyed by Boer  forces under commandant Beyd.  ..  *  "���{-:  *fc  >::7.  .<���<���*  t rtf' ��� if'   -  If:-?   '. ''  THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, TIJESDAY, MAY 7, 1901  ';.|  if i  I j  I'I  \7  i  ft.'  |i  )1  h\ -  m  ii*!  ^ ���  Vik,  ��  to  toA  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  w  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  i  WE   HAVE   OPENED A  SPECIAL   DEPARTMENT  OF  SMALL WARES  Containing only the thousand and one little necessaries  required by ladies for their toilet. Have a look through  them. You will be sure to see something you will  wish to pet. Here there is a complete rang;e of Beld-  ing's Wash Art Silks, representing every imaginable  shade. Mrs. Dawson, who is an artist with the needle,  has on exhibition and for sale in our store some choice  pieces of fancy wcrk in which these silks only are used.  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  Baker  Street, Kelson.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  jn  A JEALOUS HUSBAND'S DEED   ^.^^^^^^^^^jg      ��;��:��;��:��:��  <$5~'.**.0".*!'.*'.)~.0'0.<&'<&'j0.>!^*i viv  ���-.���>���>a���-%������ --a*.���&-^--a ���&'Sr-a-'��*'-*/  ��he ��ribune>  An offensive aud defensive alliance has been formed  by the management of the Nelson Tramway  Company with the Sunday observance element in the city.    Someof  the church people object to Sunday  ball in  the  recreation grounds'be-  cause it proves a formidable rival  to church services.    The tramway  people also object because sinners  who enjoy Sunday ball on 'the'recreation grounds are not obliged to  patronize the tram cars.    It was  therefore not difficult for the two  forces to unite upon a common line  of action to prevent Sunday ball in  the  recreation grounds.   The matter was discussed at a meeting of  the St. Andrew's Society on Saturday evening, when stirring speeches  in favor of Sunday observance were  made    by   tramway    stockholders  present, and last evening the resolution was   launched   in   the  city  council which in  effect says, that,  ���to please   God   and the tramway  Company there   shall be no more  Sunday   ball    on    the    recreation  grounds, but that a suitable  place  for. such games can be found at the  foot   of   the   tramway  company's  track in Bogustown.  THE  SEAFARERS  The merchants of   Nelson should  get   together   and   talk   over   the  Thursday holiday wrinkle if they  do not wish to drive trade away  from the city.    Complaint against  the innovation is general.   It comes  from people who desire to buy and  from those who desire to sell.    Nelson's   merchants   do    considerable  business with outside points, and it  is a trade whicli will grow if no obstacles be placed in the way. What  -effect-will���ThursdayJs=closing-have=  upon  the  Kaslo  trade?*   Will  the  people of Kaslo time their visits to  Nelson stores so that they can buy  Nelson goods without being obliged  to lay over an extra day?   Will the  trade Nelson*��� merchants have built  up with Slocan lake points shape  itself to the new conditions? These  are matters which might be considered wick profit in connection with  the half holiday idea, and if there  is  to   be a half holiday  whether  Thursday is the best day for it.  A NEW BOOK  by Mary Giey  Morrison. Tlrs  book in a romance of a New  England const  town, charmingly told, tho description being lifelike while the  characters are dopicited with creative force;  that of the old general being particularly good.  It covers the period just previous to and during  the Civil War.  Frenchmen, Spaniards, Portuguese,* Greeks  and Mexicans are all mixed up in a carnival of  crime aud they do their villainies in a " Ha-Ha���  I'll have your blood " fashion, and tho table- is so  picturesque you can almost hear the foot-siamp-  ing, cursing, raving, shouting pirates. Price  75 cents or may be had in our lending library for  20 cents.  THOMSON  STATIONERY  Oo.  Baker Street. *" Limited.  NELSON, B. C.  Pianos to Kent.  the score that the ball games in the  recreation ground interfered with  the Sunday school attendance.  IN IHE HOUSE OF COMMONS  Coal Tax Resolution Debate Opened.  London, May. 0.���There was unusual animation and attendance iu  the house of commons today, when  the last installment of the coal tax  resolution debate was opened by  sir Edward Grey, Liberal, who defined the measure as harsh and oppressive.  Lord Cranborne, the under secretary, informed Mr. Dillon, Nationalist, that the withdrawal of a portion of the troops "in the province  of Pe Chi Li was in contemplation,  and that so soon asc China should  comply with the more important  demands of the powers a larger reduction would occur.  Chamberlain, the colonial secretary,'' informed a questioner that  no gold had been  produced in the  ZEransvaal  stamps  started  stamps started today,  since- January_l,Jbnt_50.  May   4   and  100  Nothing was heard in the council  meeting last evening of the system  of special assessments for necessary  public works. It is now generally  admitted that the recommendation  from the public works committee is  an ill digested measure, which if it  is to receive further consideration  ���will require material amendment.  It is hinted, however, that the  recommendation will find its way  into the big safe, along with the  bylaw to regulate the mayor, and  in time be forgotten.  The Dunsmuir government received three- offers for the building  of the projected railway from the  Coast to Boundary, and is now  being held up by its supporters in  order that the subsidy may be secured by the company which promises the least return for it.  How the President Views It.  Nkw York, May 6.���A. L. Trues-  dale, president of the Delaware,  Lackawanna & Western railroad,  when asked yesterday about the  strike of the company's employees  at Scranton, said: "I understand  that all the men employed in the  car repairing, blacksmith and paint-  shops to the number of 1000, have  struck because we suspended an  employee. Their action was very  unjust, because the man grossly  disobeyed the company's rules in  quitting work and leaving the  grounds without a permit. I am  not informed whether the men will  go back tb work or not. If they  do not their places will probably be  quickly supplied. Their going out  will make no real hardships for us  for several weeks to come because  our rolling stock is just now in first-  class condition."  Fatally Wounded His Young Bride.  Beli.kont, Pennsylvania, May 0.  ���Jessetta King of Milllieim today  shot and fatally wounded his bride  of two months and when an officer  attempted to arrest him King shot  himself through the heart and died  almost instantly. Tlie couple quarreled considerably during their  brief married life. Mrs. King spent  most of the timo during the past  fortnight at her parents' home.  Yesterday she returned to her husband and another quarrel ensued,  when the young wife declared she  would leave him today for good.  This morning Mrs. King made  ready to depart and the husband,  unable to persuade her to remain,  secured his revolver and shot his  wife in the body. King then went  to his father's house, told him what  he had done and angrily declared  he would return and finish the job.  In the meantime Mrs. King managed to make her way to squire  Musser's office at Milllieim, and a  constable was sent to arrest King.  He met the angry husband on his  way to Millheim, aud when King  saw the officer he immediately shot  himself, dying iu about ten minutes.  Mrs. King is still alive, but the doctors say she cannot recover. Jealousy was the cause of the crime.  A Murder Mystery.  Chicago, May C���The Tribune  says the body of a man' found in  the slip at Morgan street and the  South Branch is believed by the  police to show a murder committed  during a strike last winter. The  man is thought to have been Bert  Shaw, formerly of Greene, New  York, and a member of Local Union  No. 7 of the Woodworkers. The  police think Shaw was concerned  iu the strike at Ganger's planing  mill and that he was murdered and  thrown into the river. There were  signs of violence on the body. A.  union card and a letter of recommendation from a manufacturing  company of Greene, New York, were  found in his clothing. The police  think the man was killed about the  time of the murder of the non-union  man Farrass in November, 1000.  They believe the man met death at  the hands of the same gang.  The Reception at Melbourne.  .. Melbourne, May 6.���The duke,  and duchess of Cornwall and  York  landed from the steamer  Ophir at  2 o'clock this afternoon.     The duke  and  duchess  were received at the  pier head by lord Hopetoun, governor-general and state and federate  ministers.    The party passed down  the quarter of a mile of carpeted  pier and entered carriages and proceeded   a   distance  of seven miles  through brilliantly decorated streets  bordered   with   almost continuous  stands filled to their utmost capacity.   The entire route  was lined  with crowds aud  decorations.    Opposite the town hall the procession  passed   beneath the   queen's arch.  Two thousand troops were  in  Hue,  and 80,000 visitors were in the city,  ,     .  '00^.00 .00 .0* .00 . 0&? .00 . ���-     ..   '^b" S*^ <?��������' <&*'$&&' gH^-SS^ JSS^'JOS^' ��te-��ia��'  j__tzz Ezxxizrx  IXXXIIIXXIXXXIXXIXXXXXI.  ���  TRUNK STRAPS  SHOULDER STRAPS  SHAWL STRAPS  J  xxzxxxtxzxxxxxxzzxxxz: xxxxxxxxxTXxurtzxxxx  ��  rvi  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  fXXXXXIIJIIXZZZZZZXZXXXXXXIXXIXZXXXXIXXXXXXl  VALISES AND B  SATCHELS I  IN ALL SIZES H  to  9  tlTTTITTTJTTTTTTTTTT���TTTTTYTTTTTTTTTTTTTtK  BARGAINS  IN TRUNKS AND VALISES  Don't for a moment imagine that we sell cheap trunks only. We carry all sorts of trunks���from the low price  but reliable sorts, up to the very best grades made and we can save you money on them all. Here are two special examples.     Canvas covered trunks, oil painted with  hardwood slats,  protected by 7 inch steel clamps, brassed excelsior  to  9  9  9  9  to  locks,   stitched   leather  and prices as follows :  34 inch  handles,   extra  heavy   leather  \]/2   inch  straps around  body, also deep set-up trays.    Sizes  $6.50  36 inch  $7.25  38 inch  $8.50  40 inch  $9.75  42 inch  $12.25  to  9  Women's skirt or dress trunk, same  style as above only better quality :  34 in.    36 in.     38 ln.     40 In.    42 in.  $9.50    $10 75    $12.25    $14.65     $15.50  Valises  and dress   suit  cases  from  $3.00 to $25  Telescope   valises   from  75c. to $4.00  A special  reduction  on   all  purses.  Also hand bags at prices below :  12 inch      14 inch      16 inch      20 Inch  9  9  $2.00 $2.50  $3.0O  $4.50  ;^riTTT7^TTTTrT?rmtrrrrTTTTTr  LADIES' SHOPPING  BAGS FROM  35c to 75c.  zxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:  _���   .   Fred Irvine & Co.  jiv    ttxxxxsxxz:  \^^. &0* 0^0 ��� 00 *^0 * ^^* * 0^0 ��� 0^ *^^^ ��� ^^^'*000 '��� ^^     0^0 ��� ^^ *0^0 ��� 0^0 m0^^ ���' 0^^ '  I ���fl^^B*" ^St^^lJ^' 4^*0 ^^0-4^04^0 4K^-"_\\^0 ^^00^^0 ^^0*11^0 ^^^^^'^^0  36  Bakep  Street  tixxixxxxxxzxxnixxzzzxxxzixxixxixizxzrxxxxr  ij ���  SPECIAL PRICES  ON ALL  PURSES.  JXXZZIZXXZZXZXXZZXIZIXXXIXXXZXXIXXIXXXXIlXt  9  9  9  9  &  *^ *^* j�� ^a^^ '-*-S*-^ ^��3��^^ 'SE'uB^-nB"^ ^ft' ^ * ^ ���w^r  ��� 00* 00* 00* 00' 00 '00* 00 ' *0' 00' 00' 0*,- 00' 00 ' 00. JJt ��� 00 ^ ' \.  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  Noelands'Building, Bakor Street.-  FHKD J. SQUIRE. Managor.   ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  TREMONT HOTEL BLOCK.  Kelson Saw and Planing l\f)ills  Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER,    " HARRY  HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  All Communications to be addressed to either of the above  Large slock of high-class Imported  iialty  1 "  fashion in coats.  specialty  of tho  square   shoulder���tl  ;oods.   A  le   latest)  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agonts for  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail; Barge ,or Teams ���  DIMENSION L UMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORSi WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before  purchasing* elsewhere.  OFFICE: CORNER 'HALL*AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  WHOLESALE TRADE  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE & CO.. LIMITKD.-Corner Vernon  -*��� and Cedar sli-eely, Nelson, ummifacturers  of and wholesale dealors In wrated waters and  mat syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Tolephono CO.,  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  "ITT  K. TKETZKL & CO.-Cornor Baker and  ��v ���   Joscphiuo streets, Nelson, wholesalo deal  ors ln   assayers  supplies.   Agonts *i*or Denve.  fire *01ay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  Nelson.  ���, .    cigars  cenn.-:ii, llro brick and'Are clay, water pipe,and  StOel   rails,   aitd    IT'AnrtnO    o.rmlnWviairtn   mnn.li.rifa  TT J. KVANS & CO.���Baker streot,  ���*-L^   -wholesale    doalers   iu   liquors,  P.  Nelson's   city council   declared  ^against Sunday ball last evening on  McKinley's Late Remarks.  London, May 0.���Commenting  editorially upon the exceptional  circumstances of president McKinley's tour and its party objects, the  Times refers to his use of language at New Orleans, which, in a  liberal sense, might be adopted  with acclamation by the Cobden  Olub, and adds: "If by seven weeks  of remitting toil he can obtain any  acceptance for these principles  among the American people, he will  be able to look back upon them as  the best spent weeks of his political  ife."    Rumor has it that J. A. McDonald's ice cream parlors on Iiaker  street are the finest in the city.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  a***** ���*���*���*���*���***.*.*.*&&.*.*.*.***.  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  ���a*-***-***-***-**.*.*.*.**.*.*.*.*.**.  Wo are offeriiiK at lowest prices tho best  grados of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Bos*-1, Mocha and Java CofFoo, per  pound  9   10  Mocha and .Tava Blend, ii pounds  1 00  Choico Hlend Coll'eo, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Colluo, li pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coireo, (i poiin<l*  1 00  Special Blend Coylon Tea, per pound 80  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Office on Baker Street, wost of Stanley Street  NKLSON.   Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE GO.  Telephone 177.,  P. 0. Box 182.  west;baker street, nelson.  Mrs. CARR  LATE OF VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formorly occupied by Miss MacMillan,  Victoria Block.  Tho pal.ronaRO of Nolson ladieR solicited.  NELSON BUSINESS GOLLECE  SPRING   TERM   BECINS  APRIL  1st.  TO  BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON.  AT  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  R. P. RITHET & CO., ltd.  R. RE1STERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLBBS Of  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  steel rallH, and Kenoral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY KI.KCTRTC SUPPLY Sc CONST H UCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesale dealers in telephones, annunciators, bolls, batteries,'  flxturoH, oto��� Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  ���DRACKMAN - KKR MILLING COMPANY  J-* ���Cereals, J'lour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed ears shippod to all Kootenay Points.  Grain olovator.s at all principal points ou Calgary-  Kduioiilou R. R. Mills at Victoria, New Wost  niinHtor. and Edmonton. Alberta.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Baker  street.   Nelson,  wholosale dealors In fresh and oured meats.  Cold stowuce. ��� v    .  GROCERIES. ~~~~  A    MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  *a-��   Hall    streets,     wholesale   grocers   and  'obbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackltiaws and miners'Himdrles.  T?*OOTK.NAY SUPPLY COMPANY. LImF-  J-x TED���Vornon streot, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.���Front street. Nel  w    son. ���wholesale grocers.  T   Y. GRIFFIN & CO Front street. Nelson  *" ���   wholesale   dealers   In   provisions,   oured  meats, bn titer and optgs.  HARDWARE AND,MINING SUPPHESL  CT BYERS & CO Cornor Baker and Josephine  ���*-*������ straetfi, NoIhoh, wholesale dealers in. hardware and militate KapplloH. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.  LAWRKNCH  Bukor  St.,  TREMONT HOUSE  Prompt and regular  delivery to tiho ta-ada  Brewery at Nelson  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  Bookkeeping, shorthand and typewriting  thoroughly taught. Do not tni<�� this opnortunity  of acquiring a business education. Note address.  CORNER WARD AND BAKER' STREETS  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT  THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NKLSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated by Steam 25 Cents to $H  QUEERS HOTEL**".*��  '.ifciJcar and Ward.  Ilire/tta, Nelson  HARDWARE    COMPANY  .  Nolson,  wholesale   dealers In  hardware and mining supplios, and wator aud  plumbors' supplies.  L1QU0RS~AND DRY GOODS.  rnURNEU, BKKTON & CO.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Josephine stroots. Nelson, wholesale  doalers ln liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  for I'abst Rroiving Co. of Milwaukee and' Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  AND DOORS.  AND PLANING MILLS.  LIMITED���Cornor Front and Hall Htreots,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesalo dealors  liiBash and doorsi all kinds of factory work mndo  to order.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA    WINK   COMPANY,    LIMI  f   TED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nel  son, wholesale dealers in wines (ease and hulk,  ��inrt AnrnnaMt. tvnfl Imrir,r*mi1 nlffara.  ARCHITECT.  A     C. KWART��� Architect.   Room 3 Aberdeen  u-*-'   block, Baker street, Nelson.  SASH  J^KLSON_ SAW.  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Everybody    Welcome  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner VlotorU and Kootonay* Streets.  P. O. Box MO. TELEPHONE HO, 8ft  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrflbolass  dining-room. Sample rooms for oommerolal men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  tyrs. L C. ClarKe, Prop.  LATE OI1 THC BOTAt, HOTKI, OAXAABT  Tho only hotel in Nelson thati has remained',  under ono management ulnoo ItM.  The bod-rooms are well furnished and lighted:  by electricity.  Tho bar Is always stacked by the best dom s-  tlo and Imported liquors and cigar.?.  THOMA3 MADDTBN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  Bar stooked with best brands of wines, liquors,,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfortable rooms.  Klrsb-olaus table boa d.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  HIS HONOR THE ADMINISTRATOR OF  THE GOVEKNMENT-1V-COUNC1L has  boon pleased to make the. following appointments :��� . .   *  .lohn A. Turner. Government Agent, Thomas  M. Word and llVed Swrkey, of the City of Nelson,  Kifquires. to bcMenibersof thelloardof Directors  of tho '"ICootonay Lake Oeneral Hospital."  *   April 20lh. 1U01.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stkvhnso.v, or to any person or persons to whom ho may havo transferred his  interest;in theLila mineral claim, at.Morn  in�� Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You arc hPi-ebv notiliea that I have expended  tho sum of Ono Hundred and Fifty-Seven Dollars  in  labor and imp  mentioned minoral  mineral claim under the provisions of the  Minoral Act, nnd if wiihin ninety days from the  dato of this notice you fail or refuse to contribute i  your proportion of such expenditure, togcthe.  with nil co��t.s of advertising, your interest in said  claim will become tho properly of the subscriber  under section four of an Act entitled "An Act to  Amend the Minoral Act, 1900."  DANIEL  HERB.  Dated this 12th day of February, 1901.  improvements   upon   tho above  ���al claim, in order to hold said  ',V  1    1  il THE TRIBUNE: NELSON', B.C., TUESDAY, MAY 7, 1901  BANK OP MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST . :..-..  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond Vico-Prosidont  K. S. Clouston General Managor  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.  Branohos in London (Rngland) Nkw Youk,  Cuicago, and all tho principal oitlos iu Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cablo  Transfers. _        ..���,..  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued. Collections Mado, Kto.  Savings Bank Branch  OUHKKNT KATK OK INTKIIK8T PAID.  TlE^AmEoPEANCABLES  MONTCEAU LES MINE, France,  0.���The miners who had gone on a  strike resumed work tliis morning'}  GENE, (i.���In consequence of a  dispute regarding their hours of  labor the dock men have gone on a  general strike, except the San Ben-  igo landing.  SYDNEY, 0.���It was rumored  here last night that the Morgan  syndicate is after the Nova Scotia  Steel Company's property at New  Glasgow.  LONDON, 0. ��� Rev. Thomas  "Webster, D.D., aged i):>, one of the  best known Methodist ministers in  this district, is .dead at his home in  Newbury.  LONDON, C���The Associated  Press has been officially notified  that lord Pauncefote has received  from secretary Hay the draft of a  new.Nicaraguan canal treaty. It is  understood that it advises neutrality.  NEW YORK, 0.���Not only will  there be no royal drawing rooms or  levees this year iucLondon, says the  Tribune's London correspondent,  but it is rumored that the royal  stand at Ascot is to remain empty  ��� and be draped in mourning.  LONDON, May C���"News has  ariived here," says the Cape Town  correspondent of tlie Daily Express, "that colonel Dennison with  a patrol of ^ scouts has been captured. The location of the mishap  is not known in Cape To\vh."  CAPETOWN,. ().���Sheeper's and  Kritzinger's commandoes, which  have been, roving in the midlands  of the Cape Colony districts for live  months, are being sharply hustled.  Kritzinger. recently burned a supply train near Royner.  LONDON, 6.���Replying to a question in the house of commons today  Mr. Broderick, the war secretary,  said that among the prisoners  captured in South Africa were  twenty-six Americans, besides  thirteen claiming to bo burghers.  There was no intention of releasing  any of these prisoners until the. war.  should be over.  BERLIN, O.-The new ministry  is gazetted as follows: Baron Rhein-  baben, minister of finance; general  Podebieski, minister of agriculture;  baron Hammerstein, district president of Metz, takes the portfolio of  the interior; Herr Moller, minister  of commerce; Herr Kraetke, director of .the imperial postoffice, becomes secretary of state of that department.    THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  IMPERIAL BANK  OF    0-A.3ST-A.ID-A.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  -      ���      $8,000,000  -      -      ���   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Qeo,  A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kllgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Street, B. O.  New York   Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  and Oi Branches in Canada and tho  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on  deposits.    Present rate  tlirco per cent.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch,  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  $2,500,000  S 1,726,000  H. S. HOWL AND   1). It. WILKIK   K. HAY    President.  .General Mannger.    .Inspector.  THK  SAVINGS  CUHHKNT  BANK   DEPARTMENT.  KATK   OV    INTKKKST   AI.LOWKD.  PARIS, May (i.���Count Stoun de  Pierrecourt, whose family dated  back to William the Conqueror,  and who died recently, had bequeathed to the city of Rouen his  fortune of ten million francs on the  novel condition that the city annually shall give a marriage gift of  100,000 francs to a couple of giants  in order to regenerate the human  species. Tlie candidates are to be  medically examined, and the  healthiest couple will be chosen.  PARIS, 0.���The Patrie today  publishes dispatches from Palermo,  Naples and Foggia, reporting an  alarming situation in Sicily and  South Italy. The peasants in the  provinces of Messina, Catania and  Syracuse are in perpetual revolution, and sanguinary conflicts  ^yith the police occur almost daily.  The region in which the sulphur  mines are situated is agitated and  a general strike is threatened.  Misery prevails in the province of  Poulles. Fields and gardens are  going to waste. The municipality  has suspended payment and the  syndic has gone to Rome' to confer  with the premier. Strikes are extending everywhere in South Italy.  UNITEO STATES HAPPENINGS  CHICAGO, 6.--Jamieson & Co.,  one of the largest stock brokerage  firms in the west, have suspended.  They were unable to meet their  obligations on the New York stock  exchange.  NEW YORK, 0.���The unusually  large immigration fr,om Italy this  spring is responsible for a number of  smallpox cases on board incoming  steamers. The ^resources of the  quarantine station at this port are  being taxed to the'utmost. - It is  said that 40,000 Italian immigrants  are booked to sail for New York  from  Italy in the month of May.  JACKSONVILLE, 6.���Two bodies, both negroes, were found floating in the St. James river today..  Tlie appearance of the corpses indicates that they were victims of  Friday's fire. It is generally believed that other bodies will  shortly come to the surface. It is  impossible to ascertain who is missing, however, as thousands have  left the city.0  NEW YORK, 6.���The official  statement published in connection  with the federation  Iron Works of San  Bath Iron Works of  the Newport News  and Dry Dock Company of Newport News and Lewis Nixon of  Elizabethport was not made today.  At the office of H. W. Poor & Co.,  who are financing the combination,  in.conuectibn with a group of bankers aud brokers, it,was said that  the statement would be given out  on Wednesday,   t  BUFFALO, 0.���There is no special  program for today, and in/fact for  the present,, at the Pari-American  grounds, the band concerts and the  electric illumination beginning at  dusk, and which will probably be  the feature of the show, will be  given daily. At the present time  there are upwards of 20,000  incandescent lights burning night  and day. Yesterday was Mexican  Fourth of July and it was properly  celebrated by the Mexicans on the  midway. The Hawaiians held  religious services during the day.  Plans are: being perfected? hy the  exposition management to make the  observance of Memorial day in  Buffalo the most notable in the  history of the eity. .    * . -    ,  M'KINLEY ON IMPERIALISM  Nelson Branch���Bums-Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  HBl      is      ..__,___. iy ���-        ii _   .. !������        .'     ���        ������  BUSINESS   MENTION.  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the bes  workmen.  of  the Union  Francisco, the  Bath,  Maine,  Shipbuilding  For Sale or Rent.���Piano at the  Old Curiosity Shop.  Wanted���To rent at once a  five  or Mx-room house, furnished.   Box 656,' Nelson.  Large,  well-furnished   rooms   to  let. Apply rooms 1 and 5 Macdonald block,  corner J osephi no and Vernon.  Wanted���At once, good general  servant. Apply Mrs. John Houston, corner Carbonate and Hall streots.  For sale or   rent���A   first-class  boarding house. Central locality. Reasonable  terms.   -Apply to Box 78, City...'.  To Rent���Two rooms .furnished  or unfurnished. Enquire Silica street, two doors  wost of Josephine. ���  ' "':*.  Furnished rooms to let, -with., or  without board. Prices moderate. Mrs. Reilly,  Ward street, next to Post Olllce.  To  rent���Office  in  the   Turner-  Boficke block, corner'WariT and Baker. Apply  to John A. Turner.  Western Canadian  Employment  Oflice, P. O. iJox.711, 'Phono 270. Male and  female help of all kinds furnished free of charge.  For sale.���A good paying grocery  and bakery,business. Only bakery in town. For  particulars apply to Stein Bros., Sandon, B. C.  To   let���Furnished   front rooms  over Vanstone's drui? store; $2.50 per week. Also  six-room house to let.  We   have buyers   for gold and  copper mines, The Prospectors'Exchange, room  4, .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.   Kootenay Coll'ee Co.  For Lease���The Palace Hotel in.  Sandon, B. C. . For particulars and time of .possession.enqu^e of Mrs. Annie Eagan, Sandon,..  British Columbia.'  Gold,  copper,  silver,  lead mines  and prospects wanted. '��� Send report and samples  to the Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. C,  Room4, K.VV-C Block.  For sale���-Tug boat Red Star and  barge at reasonable figures to, cash purchaser, on  time with good security. Apply to Ontario  Powder AVorks, Nelson, B. C.  For   sale ��� Household   furniture  and effects of house on Latimer streot, opposite  brewery. Can be seen between f) a. m. iand 5  p.m. this week.. Mrs. A. S. Parker.  ��. For comfort and convenience go  to the Ice Cream Parlors of J. A. McDonald,  Baker street, where every-atteution and requisite is supplied.  Free-milling gold properties.   We  are anxious to secure a fewfree milling gold pro-  Serties at once. The Prospectors Kxchange,  relson, B. C, Room 4, K-W-U Block.  For sale���Tug boat Red Star, at  reasonable figures to cash purchasers,on time  with good security. Apply to Ontario Powder  Works, Nelson, B. C.  Furnished house to let on corner of  Mill and Hall streets ; seven rooms! Possession  can be secured on or about May 15th. Apply on  the premises.. , . <  '- If you have a mine or prospect for  sale, send samples ot ore and report to The Pros-  peotors'^Exchango, room 4, K-W-C Block. Telephone 104.   Nolson, B. C.  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  arc selling at thirty cents per pound is giving  the best of satisfaction to our many customers.  Kootenay Coffee Co.  We' have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in great variety, choicest quality.  Wc make a specialty of blending teas and sell  them in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootenay  Coffee Co  to  to  9\  m  9)  Mail orders receive our. prompt  arid careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  .    Established in Nelson 1890.  JUNE   WEDDINGS  .. i  THE MONTH OF ROSES AND WEDDIKGS WILL SOON BE HERE.  Whit Uio wedding presoiit shall be is then the question of the hour, and in  very many instances somo dainty pieces may bo solccted fiom our Hook,  whicli is immense. Thero will he found among other thing.1. Sterling Tia  and Coffeo Pets, Plated Toa nnd Coffee gels. Cake Baskets, Fruit Dishes,  Nut Bowls, Bonllotis. Berry Sets, Trays, Oak Ware, Bisque v arc, Brass  Ware, Cut Glass, Flat Ware, Onyx Tables, Pianos, Sewing Machines, and  a thousand other things too numerous to mention.  CALL AND INSPECT OUR LINES  BEFORE BUYINC  ELSEWHERE  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  to  9\  #  9\  9\  9\  9\  to  91  to  9\  to  m  ^V'^<'100 * t00 -0K0*00.00*00* Sl^'SL'^' <g^'*��f. ' lm,'''SC'''r^~'^-1 ���^'j>*J^'^*S>*'S'*S^'S>'3&* ia 'iS1'^*^* S^aT'S*'���*'����� \��^t  ���m  (f>  to  to  to  9\  9\  9)  9\  to  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, B. C.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  NELSON,  B. C.  Builders and  Contractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootonay Brlek &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I besr 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  lower figure.  It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our  marble produets, and next season we shall be In a position to supply  these produets at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep on hand  Tiles and Cement  a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  He Beached the Mexican Border.  El Paso, Texas, May 6.���General  Mammoth Coal Deal.  Ci.i3Vei.and, May G.���A special to  the Plaindealer from Columbus  says one of the largest deals in tlie  history of the coal financial world  is now ou and that all indications  are that it will be brought to a successful close before the end of  another week. The deal includes  all the leading mines in the Hocking valley coal fields and a  number in the Lunday creek district. The transfer has been engineered by agents ot J. P. Morgan.'  Hernandez addressed president McKinley on behalf of his own chief  magistrate, extending the latter's  congratulations and president McKinley paid a high tribute to the  president of the Mexican republic  aud charged the emissary to convey to his chief expressions of warm  regard and personal . esteem and  best wishes for the continued prosperity of our sister republic. The  president's speech was very happy,  aud was especially notable ou account of his injunction to the people not to be alarmed about "imperialism." There was, he said, no  imperialism except the imperial  power of tlie sovereign people of  United States. The governor of  Chihuahua also warmly welcomed  the president to the border. The  exercises in tlie plaza were preceded by a military parade. The  ladies of the cabinet crossed the  railway Rio Grande Juarez, where  they were tendered a breakfast by  Juan Ochoa, a prominent Mexican  banker. Mrs. McKinley did not attend the breakfast, but enjoyed a  short drive during the morning.  At noon the presidential party resumed its journey westward.  Hill Denies It.  New York, May C���James J.  Hill, president of the Great Northern railroad, says the report that a  plan was formed three years ago  by J. Pierpont Morgan, the Goulds,  the Vanderbilts and himself for the  consolidation of the great railway  systems of the country and that it  is about to be carried out  is ridiculous and entirely unworthy of any serious attention  from anyone."  NELSON LICENCE* DISTRICT.  Notice ia hereby given that David Church 'of  Erie has made application under the provisions  of the "Liquor Licence Act, 1900." for an hotel  license for tlie B. 0. hotel at Erie, and that a  meeting of the Board of Licenco Commissioner*  will be held to consider such application at Erie  on Wednesday, the' twenty-second day of May,  1*9011 at the hour of eleven o.eiock in the forenoon.  W. H. BULLOCK-WEBSTER,-  Chief Licence Inspector.  Chief Constable's Office, Nelson, B. C.  May, 1901.  AINSWORTH   LICENCE   DISTRICT.  Notice-is'horoby, given that Joseph, fournior  has made application undor the provisions of the  " LinudrlLiconco Act, 1900" for an hotol licenco  for the premised described as tho Montreal hotel  at the second crossing of the Lardo river,  between Howser and Trout lake, and that a  meriting of the Board of Licence Commissioners  of thu Ainsworth Liconce District will bi> held to  consider Mich applical ion at the Court House at.  ihe City of Kaslo on Saturday the tlrs!, day of  June. 1901, at the hour of eight o'clock in the  afternoon.  W. H, BULLOCK-WEBSTER,  Chief Licenco Inspector.  Chief Constable's Offlca.*JS'elson, B. C.  utir,Juiie,.jf��t:-, ,.   ,  AINSWORTH  LICENCE   DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that Alfred Leblanc has  made application under the provisions of the  "Litiuor Licence Aet. 1900" for an hotel licenco  for the premises described as the Eerry hotel at  the first crossing of the Lardo river, between  Lardo and Howser; and that a meeting of the  Board of Licence Commissioners of tho Ainsworth Licence District will be held to consider  such application at tho Court House at tho City  of Kaslo, on Saturday the first day of June, 1901.  at the hour of eight o'clock in the afternoon.  W. ft. BULLOCK-WEBSTER,  Chief Licence Inspeotor.  Chief Constablo's Ofllce. Nelson, B. C.  0th June, 1901.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  PUBLIC MEETING.  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also  secured prizes last, year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  We  Builders.  are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors  and  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  tor The Mansfield Manufacturing- Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick tf  Lime Co., Ltd  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Head Office at  NELSON, B.  O.  ^Markets^at^ Nelson,���Bossland,���Trail,���Kaalo, Ymir.. Sandon.^Bilyerton, Ney  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  riKltKKft BY MAIL ��F!CKIVW OAJlWITUri  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  AND PROMPT ATTHWTION  A m��etinp of tho citizens of Nelson will bo ho'd  in the board of trade rooms this evening at c'ght  o'clock fur the purpose of considering  connected with the Dominion Day celebration  matters     _- ...   in  NolBon on Monday and Tuesday, July 1st and  2nd.  FRANK FLETCHER, Mayor.  Nelson, B. C. May 7th, 1901.  ^iiixxxxixixjxixinijiixiiiijxixxxriix��xiJiir:2iit��xxsuiiiiiixi"i"xii:ixjriiiiixiiiiz��x����"��"J��"i��  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE!  No. 4, K. W. C. 731ock, NELSON, B. C. \  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Kxchange. E  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.        I  Parties having mining property for salo are requested to send samples of their ore tothe l  Exchange for exhibition. Wo desire to hear from all prospectors who have promising mineral t  claims in Uritish Columbia. - _  Prospectors and mining inen aro requested to mako tho Exchango their headquarters when  in Nelson. '      ��� ���*   '  All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited.  Address all commuhicationH to  Telephone  104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,  P. O. Box 700 Nelson, p. C.  lxrxxzixixxxixxxxxxxxxxxnxxxxiixxzxxj3xx:3xrmxxnxxixxgxxxrjxxxTTTrxxxixxxxxxxxxxxixixxxxxuiitTTXTTTxrxxxil  W. P. TIERNEY  Telophone 205.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West C. P. E. Offices  FURNISHED. HOUSES  Wo have several good furnished houses to let  for the summer months.  H. &   M.   BIRD  BROKEN HILL BLOCK..  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of  Teaming  Work.  and Transfer  .Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Urick, Lime & Manufacturing Company. Oeneral commercial agents  and broke'*.  All coal and  wood strictly cash on delivery.  TELEPHONE H7.  Office 184 Baiter St.  BOARD   OF   HEALTH  REGULATIONS  For the Prevention of the Spread of  Smallpox in the City of Nelson.  All passengers arriving at tho City of Nolson  from all points east of the Kootonay River will  be required to furnish the inspector or ofllcor in  charge of the carrying out or these regulations  p with a certificate from the health ofllcer of the  city or town from which he' or sho has left, containing the following particulars:  "* 1. (ai That he or sho has not boen in any place  or building infectrd with smallpox.  (b) That he or she 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 hor clothing or other  effects contain infection the inspector shall, detain such person and his or her clothing aiid efl'ects  asaforesaid, until the period of incubation is over,  and such person and his or her clothing and othor  effects shall be at once disinfected.   . .  3. If ho only suspects that any person on board,  or the effects of any such; person have been exposed to infection, he shall notify tho medical  health officer of the locality to which the person  is going to meet the train or boat, and to keep tho  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 be required from the health  ofllcer of the town or city aforesaid:  ��� (a)-That the said baggagc"(hcrc give a full  description of said baggage so that thero can bo  no question as to identification) has not been in  any place or building infected with smallpox.  . (b) That the said baggage has not bcen'storcd  or used in any place or building which lies dan-  ferouply near to any, infected building or dis-  rict. ���*'��������� .���.'���.-.- : : ;..;;���.���:-/������.*./���;. .  5. All railway and steamboat companies must  strictly adhere to the following regulations:  (a) All mail and baggage from pom's above  mentioned destined for the City of Nelson, on or,  before leaving the last point of caU'on Kootenay  River must furnish the inspector or officer in  charge of the carrying out of those regulations,  with a certificate from the health ofllcer of such  Eoints where fumigation Lakes placo that same  as been done.  (b) All ears or steamboats on which have  been discovered infected persons, baggago or  mail, will not be permitted to again convey passengers, baggage, etc., into the City of Nelson  until disinfected and fumigated to the satisfaction of the medical health ofllcer of this city.  (c) No Indians shall be allowed to land in the  City of Nelson under any conditions.  ;*   This proclamation goes into effect immediately.  FRANK FLETCHER,  Mnyor of the City of Nelson.  D. LA BAU,  Medical Health Officer.  Nelson, B. C. March 2nd. 1U01.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER  To John I. McA.vdkkws or to any person or persons to whom he may have transferred his  interest in the Black Diamond Mineral Claim,  situate  on   the  north side  of Bear Creek,  about three miles from  the town of  Ymir.  lying  south of and adjoining the  Evening  t-lar Mineral Claim, Nelson Mining Division  of West  Kootenay Disti ict, and recorded in  the recorder's oflice for the Nelson Mining  Division.  You iinddich o^yniuirc hereby notified that I  ~lmvtre"xirende(VTvVO"ITund rcdand Twelve dolliinr  and Twenty-flvo cents (��212.'25) in labor and'improvements upon lhe above mentioned mineral  claim in order to hold said  mineral claini under  the provisions of the Mineral Act. and if within  ninety (lays from the date of this no)ice you fail  or rofiiKO to contribute your proportion of such  expenditures together with till costs of advertising your iiiloreotH in Paid claims will become the  property of tho subscriber under section I of an  Acl.  entitled   "An Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, 1U00."  JOHN DIOAN.  Datcdat Nelson this27tli day of April.' IIKJ1.  >    TRADES UNIONS.  NELSON    SOCIALISTIC    EDUCATIONAL  CL UU meeU every Sunday at 3 o'clock p.m.  in the Miners' Union Ball.   A cordial invitation  . is extended to every one to come and take part  in discussions.   John Roberts, secret a ��� y.  ,  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION <>H' NELSON  No. 85!H, A. F.of L.���Meets in Minors' Uniou  > Hall, C. I-*. R. nlock, corner of Baker and Stanl  ley streets; on fourth Friday in everv month at  7::J0 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of American  Federation cordially invited to attend. C. Fred-  rick,.president; A. W. McFee, secretary.  XpfiLSON MINERi3' UNION NO. ��*i, W. ir.'ut  ���*���" . M.���Meets tn miners' union rooms, northwest corner of Baker and Stanley street*, every  Saturday evening at H o'clock.    Visiting mem  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Janie  Wilkes,   Secretary. -  Union Scaijc ok W^obs-  kor-Nelson    District���Per  shift,    machine  men, $3.50: hammersmen.miners, ?H.2j; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, $300.   ,  TIRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL. - The regu-  : ���*- lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Ijibor  Council will be held in the minors' union hall,  corner Baker and Stanley streets, on the first aDit  third Thursdav of each month, ��t 8 p. m. C. J.  Clayton, President; A. T. Curie, Secretary.       *  THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  are held on . Wednesday evening of each  ���weok, at 7 o'clock, in the Minors' Union rooms '  corner of  Baker  and.Stanley streets.   Charles  Clayton, Presidont. George Broadley, Socretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 1!W. ot  tho International Journeymen Barbers On  ion of America, meets overy first and third Mnn--  day of each month in Miner's Union Hall, at 8.S0  sharp.    Visiting   brothers  cordially inviU'd to  attend.   R.'McMahon, presidont: J. H. Mathe  son. secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gaidnor, recording  secretary.      '  ABORERS' UNION.-Nelson lAborora' Pro  tective Union, No. 8121. A. F. of L.. meets in  Miners' Union hall,-C.tP. R. block, corner of  JJnkor and Stanley streets, every.Mondny evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of thoAmori-  can Federation' cordially invited to attend.  A. .T. JCurle, President. John Roberts, recording secretary.  "VTELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  xv meeting of the Painters' Union is held  tho flrst and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. George Eucritt,  President;-Henry Bennett, Secrotary.  OOKS' AND WAITBRS" UNION -Regular  meetings ; every Tuesday evening nt 8:30  oclock, in Miners'Union'Hall,.corner of Baker  and Stanley streets. Visting bri'Miron cordially  invi<od. Chris. Lnft, president; H. Smelser, financial and recording secretary.  PLA8TERERS* UNION���The O. P. 1. A. No.  x 172, meets every Monday evening in tbo  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley slrpete, ab  8 o'clook. J. D. Mover, president; William  Vico, secretary, P. O. Box 616.'  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  in pursuanco of  this Department,  Notieo is horeby given that,  tho notification  published by _   .  and datod 22nd J line, 18!)!), under section 33 of tho  "Land Act," agreements for the sale of Lots in  tho Town of Now Denver, which wore purchased  from tiie Government at public auction on 20lh  July, 1S92, and upon which the balance of purchase money and interest is not fully paid up by  tho 30th of April next, will be cancelled and all  moneys paid therein will bo forfeited.  '^-. W. C. WELLS,     .  Chief Commif.sion of Lands and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, li. C, 21st March, 1901.  DISSOLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP.  Notice Is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Lewis Noll and  Wcsloy E. Cox, carrying on business as hotel-  keepers In tho premises known as the I'orto Rico  hotel at Porto Itico Siding. H. C, under the firm  name of Noll & Cox, haw this day been dissolved  by mutual consent. For tho future tho Porto  itico hotel will be conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will assume all liabilities of Iho late firm nnd to  whom all accounts owing said firm are herowith  payable. LOUIS NOLL,  WESLEY E. COX.  Witness: RoitT. Rknwick.  Nelson. March 2fith. 1W11.  NOTICE.  Not Ice U hereby given that I intend to apply at  the next sittings of tho Board of Licence Com-  iniS"Ioiicni for the City of Nelson, to be held after  tho expiration of thirty days from the date horoof,  for a transfer of the retail liquor licence now held  by mo for the Grand Central hotel situate on lots  23 and 21. block 00, sub-divi-Jon of lot !).'> in the  City of Nelson, to Gust Kricson of the said City of  Nelson.  F.SIMPSON.  Wltnoss, W.C. McDonald.  Dated tliis twenty-second day of April, 1901.  *  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON LODGE. NO. 23. A. F. Jt A, M  Moete second Wednesday In each month  Sojourning brethren  saay  Invit  bed.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER No. 123  G. R. C.���Mee's third Wednesday. Sojourn  ing companions invited. George Johnstone,Z.: E.  \\r ATi. 11 lw���..o   s   w  JlV..Mitttlio.W8..S..:K..  ���KTELSONAERIE.No.22, F.O. E.-M net second  ���*���*    and fourth  Wednesday of each month, at)  Fraternity  Hall.     Georgo  Bartlott,  piesideut  John V. Morrison, secretary.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nolson Lodge, No  25, Knights of Pythias, moete ln I. O. O. K.  Hall, cornor Baker and Kootenay Htreots, eve r ���  Tuosday evening ab 8 o'clock, visiting Knights  oordlally invited to attend. H. M. VincentC. C.  A. T. Park, K. of R. & 8.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7. K. O. T. M.���  Hold thcirregular meetings ou the llr-xtnnd  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially invited lo attend. G. A.  Rrown, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Steel  I). SO  R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND    WOOD   W0RKcr.<*  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing  ana custom work from o\-*ido points. Heavy  boltH mado t*> order on ohorl imtice.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  NOTICE.  Courts of Assize. Nisi I'rius, Oyorand Terminer  and General Gaol Delivery will be holden in the  Court House at 11 o'clock in the forenoon,. at the  places and on the dates following, nameiy :  City of Nanaimo, on tho 23rd day of April, 1901.  City of Now Westminster, on the 23rd duy of  April, 1<W1.  City ot Nelson, on the 7th day of May. 1901.  City of Revelstoke, on the 7t.Ii dny of Mar, 1901.  City of Vernon, on tho loth day of May, I!W1.  City of Kamloops. on tbe 23rd day of May, 1901.  City of Vancouver, on the 2lstday of May, 1!XI1.  City of Victoria, on the 28th day of M��y, 1MUI.  Town of Clinton, on tho 281 h day of May, 1S01  By Command.  J. D. PltEN'TICE,  Provincial irecretary.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  BOth Mareh. 1911. I*S W��W.',"* WtiJ***! *-3��i ���  l(t'!\  THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B C, TUESDAY, MAY 7, 1901  1 i,r  ,1,'  >.  ���5'L  fl.-  Remember Ferland9s Sale  When you set out on your shopping tour today, and your money  will go much farther than in any other store in town. There are very  few articles in the Dry Goods, Clothing-, Gents' Furnishing-, or Boot  and Shoe lines that I am not offering at Eastern Wholesale Cost to  clear. Attention is directed to to following special bargains in Silks  Dress Skirts,  White Muslin Wear and Shirt Waists :  Shirt Waists  Print Shirt Wtusts, tlie regular $1.00 line, $  Print Shirt Waists at   White  Muslin  Shirt  Waists,   tlio  rogular  $1.25 line now offered for  Black Sateen Shirt Waists  05  50  90  Dress Skirts  Regular $10 Black Creponne Skirts, to clear $7 00  Regular $7.50 Black Creponne Skirts at .. 5 00  Regular $4.50 Blue and Black Serge Skirts 3 00  Regular $-1.50 Black Lustre Skirts, to clear    2 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, 50c, 75c, $1, $1.50 and $2.  White Night Gowns at 50c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50.  Hue on the Skeena is.built 00 miles  up. and the trunk line from  Quesnelle to Atlin, connecting with  the Yukon, is expected to be completed in six weeks. J. Marshall  came down to tako in machines and  instal stations. The telegraph construction party nearly lost some of  its men on May 2. They put out in  two canoes to hunt whales, when  one turned on them and smashed  one of the canoes, throwing the  occupants into the water. They  were rescued, however, by those in  the other canoe.  Silks  China Silks at 25c per yard.  Black Satin, the $1.50 line, to clear at $1.00.  Large range of Fancy Colored Silks foi^Blouses at  all prices.  SPECIAL  SALE  OF  BALANCE  OF  CARPETS  AT  LE?S  THAN  CST.  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.^^^ .=  iWe are British Columbia Agents for.  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY CO.'S GOODS  WM.  AINSWORTH <Sc SON'S BALANCES  SMITH & THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  VICTORIA  BLOCK  NELSON,  B. C  -^^^^iS^^A^T^-St^^   \k't   'm_',m'__Z'i__"��"__-"__"m_''*_"��'t��'^-.  ���^^���0'0'0'0'^-0'0'^'0^.0^'^ W *.*.*S^-^-t-C-^.��^-^-��vS:  m* ���;��� fa  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  "  'Tii.  to  to  to  to  to  to  Ml  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  PRICES WE QUOTE  TELL A QUICK AND POWERFUL STORY  Men's Shoes  28 pair men's box calf laced shoes, black or tan,  medium width and good wearers, worth$4.50, clearing  out sale for $3.50.    Mining shoes from $1.75 up.  Men's Serge Suits  Not the cheap kind, but goods any firm would be  proud to handle. Like selling gold dollars at 50 cents  each, move out from $8 to $12.50 each.  Men's  Hose  30 doz.  men's all wool  black  hose  at   25   and   30    cents.  hose-6-pairfor=$i.  and   natural   cashmere  Heavy  all   wool  grey  Mens Shirts  Negligee, laundried, soft front, Percales, and French  Madras. A wonderful range, and they'll move out  quick, too.    From 65 cents up.  Blankets  We will clear out our stock of Canadian all wool  blankets at cost.  Those who invest here   draw   large   interest  on  on their savings.  1THEO MADSON  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  MONTREAL, G.���-It is announced  from Banff, N. Wl T., that the  Hotel Banff opens May 15.  OTTAWA, (5.���Captain Bernier  has so far leceived $3500 towards  the expenses of his polar expedition.  KINGSTON, Ontario, 0.���According to new census returns Kingston's   population    will    be   over  18,000. ���.;-'���-�� ���-.*  TORONTO, 0���H. L. Macdonald,  a drygoods man, died here yesterday. He was formerly connected  with Mackay brothers of Montreal.  MONCTON, New Brunswick, 0 ���  A citizens' meeting Saturday night  voted down the proposition for the  city to buy and operate a street  railway plant.  HALIFAX, 0.���Vice - president  and general manager Shields pf the  Dominion Coal Company, expects  an output that will soon reach au  average of 20,000 tons per day or  570,000 per year.  QUEBEC, C���Citizens here will  present lieutenant Turner, recently  awarded the Victoria Cross, with a  sword when he arrives here Saturday on the Tunisau. He will get a  big reception.  PETROLEA, Ontario, 0.���Tlie  residence of Mrs. Calvert Avas destroyed by fire early this morning  before the occupants, six in number,. could get out." All six were  badly burned, two it is feared  seriously.  CHARLOTTETOWN, P. E, 0.���  A. MeLeod, charged with murder:  ing his mother at Rose Valley, P.  E. I., committed suicide by hanging  in his cell at the jail here Sunday  night. He had cut a towel in strips  for the purpose.  MONTREAL, 6.���The Toronto  Evening Telegram's London cable  says: Towns, the En glish champion  sculler, refuses to accept Gaudaur's  terms.   He willjeposit ��100 with  Gold From Wreck Bay.  Victoria, May 0.���Steamer Queen  City from the west coast brought  down $1800 in gold 'dust from  Wreck Bay. This was washed up  in a week. She also brought 160  tons of ore for Tacoma from the  Monitor mines iu Alberni.  Kettle River, Railway Bills.  Rossland* May 0.���A special  from Grand Forks states tliat Geo.  A. Fraser and other local directors  of the Yale Northern rail WAy,  which was incorporated at the  present session of the British Columbia legislature, with power to  build a railway from Grand Forks  up the north fork of the Kettle  river to Franklin camp, has wired  sir Wilfred Laurier, Hon. James  Sutherland and other members of  the government, asking them to  oppose the two Kettle river railway bills now pending at Ottawa,  insofar as they grant powers to  build over the same route. In their  protest they state that they are not  opposed to these railway bills in so  far as they seek rights in other sections of the Boundary country.  TELEPHONIC 27  HI.    IB-^IEZR-S   <fe   CO.  Storo. Corner Bakor aud Josophlno SUee  PAINTS, OILS /^ND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS     rubber and cotton hose.  POULTRY  NETTING  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company   and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  JSTELSOIsr  STORES   AT  s_A_isriD03sr  Vancouver Notes.  Vancouver, May 6���[Special to  the Tribune].���George H. Maxwell,  Liberal M. P., who returned from  Ottawa today, says a subsidy will  never be given by the Dominion  government to the Canadian  Pacific, no matter what action is  taken by the province.,  Coast Indians have sent protests  to the government against paying  licenses to fish-  Local   papers   place   the   census  returns for Vancouver at 20,000.  Mrs. G. McDonald fired twice at a  burglar in her house on Sunday  night. She probably wounded  himj but the man got away.  Alaska Snowslides.  Seattle, May C���Particulars of  the snowslides reported to have occurred at Sunrise City, Alaska,  about March 20th, were received today by mail. The slide did not  occur at Sunrise, but at Smith's  camp on Lynx creek, 22 miles above  Sunrise.*   Five men were killed.  to  to  to Baker Str.eet, Nelson. ."  '���'^C.-ST.'&.-C.CT.-ff.^.'S?--*���^^���?: W ^^^-si.S"^^"^'^'^'0-0-0  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  the LondorfSportsman and Gaudaur  must cover the same and send  articles for agreement. The entire  stakes and amount for expenses  must be in the Sportsman's hands  before he leaves England. Towns  offers Gaudaur ��100 for expenses to  row him on the Thames.  Curtis Couldn't Work It.  Victoria, May 0. ��� [Special to  The Tribune.]���The railway subsidy  bill was debated all day. Curtis of  Rossland attempted to put members  on record as to government ownership of railways, but they would  not stand his work, and he had but  three supporters, namely, Gilmour  of Vancouver, Hawthornthwaite of  Nanaimo and Smith of Southeast  Kootenay. The debate was adjourned at 11 o'clock tonight on  motion of McPhillips of Victoria.  Alaska Mining Deal.  Victoria, . May 0.���News was  brought from Ketchikan by steamer  Cottage City, which arrived this  afternoon, that Patsy Clark, a millionaire mine operator of Spokane,  has bonded three quartz claims on  Twelve Mile arm, near Ketchikan,  for $75,000. Assays of quartz from  these properties have given from  $45 to $55 in gold and $5 to $7.50  in silver.  Reports of a smallpox epidemic  at Sitka are said to be exaggerated,  but there are 28 cases.  Valdez.passengers had not heard  of the land slide reported at Sunrise City.  Rushing tbe Skeena Lines.  Victoria, May (i.���The steamer  Princess Louise, which arrived  today, reports that  tlie  telegraph |  .  Printers' Strike in Montreal.   -.,-.  Montreal, May 6.���Seventeen  printers employed by Lowell &  Sons, publishers of the Montreal  directory now in preparation, went  out on strike today. The firm refused to grant the International  Typographical Union scale of $11 a  week for 54 hours work. If the  other offices do not fall into line the  men employed will also go out.  Organizer Donnely of Syracuse is  here. The Lowell strike is merely a  test of what may come if the union  demands are not met.  PERSONAL.  T. R; Twiss of Cranbrook, came in  by last night's boat.  J. H. Inkster and alderman John  Dean, of Rossland came over yestesday to attend the assizes.  At the Tremont last night H. J.  Moran, Whatcom and T. Q. Ray, Crawford Bay,  were among the arrivals.  C. Belanger, J. Bell, Patrick Smith,  Grant Belenger and J. Currie, are a party of  Vort Steele nien who registered at the Madden  house yesterday.'  ���Among late arrivals at the Hume  yesterday were V, H. Baker, Cranbrook, J. O.  Harvey, Fort Steele; G. M. Foster, Greenwood;  D. J. Darrough. -Phoenix.  William Hunter, Phoenix; L.  R.  Forbes, New Denver; M. Mclnnis, Cranbrook  and S.L.Long, Rossland, were among yesterday's arrivals at the Phair. .  At   the   Madden ' house    among  others registered last night were W, Roberts.  Kuskanook; M G. MeLeod, Denora; G. Alson,  Grand Fork* and T.Jones, Greenwood.  At the Queen's last night   there  rflgisteredS. J. Kmanuel9, Moyie; N. Darling,  Vancouver; John Bull, A. Yorke and Mark  Manley, Slocan City: W. H. Sutherland, Cranbrook, T. Aikpnk; Sandon, J. Holden. Spricg  creek; J. D. Mc Vicar, Trail; D. McPherson,  Slocan.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  v local and coast.  Flooring:  t local and ooaati.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  W WHAT TOC WANT 'fR NOT IN HTOCK  WE WILT. MAKK IT KOK TOU  CALL AND GET PKICKS.  FISHING TACKLE  IS NOT A NEW VENTURE WITH US.  0  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 in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS,  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DOMESTIC CICARS  Amongst a large assortment Ave carry tlie following brands: El Cielo, Flor  de Melbsi, La Ma rea, La  Veda, Rosebery, Buena  Galaua.  THE CRANDA HAVANA CICARS  A full line ranging from  '$50'to $120. A declaration  accompanies each box, certifying that the finest  Havana tobacco only is  used by th is ' factory. We  recommend them.  Our Special   Canadian Eye is the Most Palatable Whiskey in the  Market.   We have it in bulk and in cases 5's and 6's.  PERSONAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAIL ORDERS  j. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE BTREETB, NBL80N  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNKROF  HENDRYX AND VJCRNON STRKKTS  Close of Seal Fishing.  St. Johns, Newfoundland, May 0.  ���The season's seal fishery came .to  a close last night with the arrival  of Virginia Lake. The total catch  was 350,000 seals, valned at $600,000.  There was not a single fatality or  serious accident among the 5000  men engaged and only one vessel,  the Hope, was lost.  A Mother's Insane Deed]  Petosky, Michigan, May 6.���Mrs.  William Martin, wife of the Pere  Marquette agent here, today threw  her children and. herself into the  bay after a family qurrel.. All  three were rescued by fishermen,  but the youngest child, aged 4  years, will die from the exposure  aud shock.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingfes  Mould in gs=  Fishing Tackle  We carry in stock Hardy Bros,  steel-center and greenlieart fly  rods, reels, flies, casts, traces,  and baits. Our line is very  large and complete. Mail orders receive prompt attention.  TISDALL'S  GUN STORE  VANCOUVER.  WORKiS  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  Stoc^.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned! Work, Sash and Doore.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  ROSSUAND   EJINQIIVEBRIING  cunliffe & McMillan  Founders and Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and -General Mining Maohlnwy.  List of second-hand machinery ou hand, whioh haa been thoroughly overhauled and Is as good  ready to turn on steam.  !?;H.I\ Locomotive-typo "oiler, with enouno attached and all llttiriKg. ]  .l'x8" Donliio-Cylinrtor friction���Dmin-Hoiut, built by Ingersoll Co?  Sinking J'uiiip, .\'<i  si'C:i.rinjifiii. N'uw York.  as new:  25-H.  !���}"  .     Mink  Sinkin/ 1'iitup, ]n"x.V'xi:<", out��ido packed plunger pattern.  Watch tins udverU-eiiieru. for further lists, or write us beforo you buy for complete ltot.   We  Agonts for Northey Pumps*.   Stuck carried.  P.   O.   Box  198.  THIRD   AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  S  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  "flOODGOODSr  RBASONABL PRICES       ]j  Will call at your residence or place  of business with catalogues and  prices anytime if dropped apostcard.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  NELSON, B. O  Eastern Baseball.  At Washington���Boston 9, Washington 5 (American).  At Cincinnati���Sfc. Louis 13, Cincinnati 8. (National).  ,   At Milwaukee���Chicago  6,   Milwaukee 3 (American).  At Rochester���Rochester 2, Toronto 3.  At Syracuse���Providence 9, Syracuse (5. '      .  Grain Vessel Wrecked  CiiicHOYGA.v, Michigan, May 0.���  The steamer John Owen bound  from Chicago with 112,000 bushels  of corn struck an obstruction in the  straits today. When the. steamer  reached Poe's reef ifc was discovered  that she had four feet of water in  her hold, and the captain put her  ashore at Cheboygan point. Tlie  steamer is resting on a sandy  bottom.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  HUGH 1 CAMERON  INSURANCE,  REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  EIDS  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND  GARDEN SEEDS  Agent for the, .bjesfc fire and life  companies dbinjj^'business in the  city. Money to io&n on improved  property. All straight loans. Borrowers can get their money from  me when they want it.  UP-STAIR OFFICE TO RENT.  Appiy_H��� R, Cameron  SMOKE ROYAL SEAL  Houston  Rt"ck.  Tei^phon^ IRI  ��. O.   Bo�� 178.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  GARDEN SEEDS New Bakery  FIRST UNION MADE  CIGAR MANUFACTURED  IN NELSON.  Kootenay Cigar Co.  Baker Street, Nelson.  We hnvc applied up tho largest; Hhipment*. of  be't qnnlily; li-i-wn (ianUm hc.l-iIs over brought, to  the Ivim'ury country. We are selling large  qimniitier. iilreii'ly nnd ynu will nolo our way is  dUTtit-Riii troin that, ot'o. her denlui-.s in this district, in th.a  WE SELL BY V/E1CHT  A�� well a�� liy p.-uikiiKo, tuul (lioii^li l,I>e quality  i�� tlin biiMt. i.hu prico is tho smi... ;iH hi Toronto.  Make out. a lint, and homiI to us and wc will guarantee natiHfaot:on.  Jl^ FLOWER SEEDS  We alHO have a large asKortiiiH.nt,���10 different  varieties and colors of Sweet i'oas to select  from and an endless variety of other kinds.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Blook.       Corr er Ward and linker Str  NOTICE.  Notice ia hereby given that I have this day  Surchased   the  plant   and   good   will   of    the  kootonay St cam Laundry and will continue the  business under the same style and titlo.  All accounts owing by tho cnirtKootonay .Steam  laundry will be paid by me and all acconnts duo  become pavable to me.  Soliciting a continuance of your valued  patronage, I remain, yours truly,  *  a: LAISSON.  Nelson, May 2nd, 1901.  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  Come and  cakes, etc.  5    cents  see  the  per   loaf,  display of  R. G. JOY, Proprietor  "^*��


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