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 TfX?:  mmm  Mineral Prodnctloq of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  ���*���r~-  Mlnera> Production of Kooteqay Iri 1900  $10,562,032  NINTH YEAR  NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 14,   1901  PEICE FIVE CENTS  STOCK MARKETMUCHEASIER  NOW  ALMOST  AT   ITS   NORMAL  CONDITION.  Morgan Is Lending Northern Pacific  at "Even"---The London  Situation,  New York, May 13.���Under reassuring news from London, to the  effect that a basis of settlement  with the Northern Pacific shorts  had beeu agreed upon, and thafc J.  P. Morgan' was lending the stock  " flat " for delivery in that market,  the New York Stock Exchange today began business strong. To  judge by the first prices on the tape  no  impression whatever had been  leffc by last Thursday's tremendous  drop in values. The first trading  was well distributed though the  list and was afc prices generally  higher than the close on Friday.  News from the London market  was scrutinized with lively interest  in ��Wall street this morning. At  the beginning of a fortnight the  stock exchange settlement was expected to show the efforts of last  week's events here, including tlie  coiner in Northern Pacifies, and the  fall in prices of.other stocks. The  news that a settlement; had been  agreed to wifch tlie shorts in Northern Pacific on the basis of 110 in  London was therefore received with  great satisfaction here. The  stock was lending "flat" for stock  exchange settlement.  London, May 13.���The stock exchange committee and J. P. Morgan  have come to tlie rescue of the  situation aud the difficulty whicli  o^jrators who have given calls for  No^hern Pacific for the end of May  and July found themselves in is satisfactorily settled. Tlie committee  decided that the "buying iu" of  Northern Pacific common and preferred should be shuuted for; the  present. This-means that the stock  need nob be delivered im mediately.  Morgan' is lending Northern Pacific  Pacific at "evfcn"���that is, fir  nothing.  Not Financially Interested.  Philadelphia,-' Pa., May 13.���  Fourth vice-president Ilea of the  Pennsylvania Railroad Compauy  gave out the following statement in  connection with the report thafc tho  Pennsylvania Railroad Company  was backing the North River bridge  project: "The Pennsylvania Railroad Company declines to say anything about the -North River Bridge  Company beyond the fact tljafc tho  Pennsylvania Railway Company  has agreed to use the bridge terminal when builfc in conjunction witli  other railway companies terminating on the west side of the North  jiyer,_but jtlie  Ponnsylyjiuia^Rajj  road Company is not backing the  North River Bridge Company financially, and has not beeu asked to  do'so."     ___________  Shot to Kill.  Nisw York, May 13.���.Tolm Boush  today shot and instantly killed Arthur Schwan/. at Roslyn, L. I., and  a hundred men aro searching for  Boush, who lied after committing  what; is termed a murder. When  Schwan/. returned from work this  evening he turned his horse out to  graze. Ifc strayed into land occupied by Boush, who came out and  remonstrated. Schwan/. led the  horse away, after telling Boush he  should keep his fences repaired.  This seemed to anger him, for he  returned to his house, secured a  shotgun and following Schwanz  down the road emptied both barrels into him.  Death of Archbishop Lewis.  London, May 13. ��� Archbishop  Lewis of Ontario died May 4th on  board the Atlantic Transport; Line  steamer Menomee. He had era-  barked seriously ill as the result of  pneumonia and had intended to  staiy in London a short time and  proceed to Egypb. He was accompanied by his wife and a trained  nurse. During the night of May  3rd he sank rapidly. He died afc 4  o'clock next morning. The body  was embalmed and taken to his.  residence here.  Philippine Matters.  Manila, May 13.���The United  States Philippine commission finds  that the internal collections in most  of the provinces are not sufficient  io support the provincial govern- j  ment until the beginning of collections of land taxes a year hence and  appropriations of $2000 to $3000  will be made from the insular  treasury in favor of several of the  provinces. It is considered certain  that colonel Charles A. Woodruff,  the chief commissary officer, had no  connivance with the contractor's  frauds. The appearance of his  name is explained by the fact that  the contractors paid the renting  agents a portion of the rent for  colonel Woodruff's house above the  price which was named to colonel  Woodruff. This amount colonel  Woodruff offered to refund when  he discovered ifc, having in the  meanwhile left the house. But the  agent declined to accept it.  Scabs Are Employed.  Albany, N. Y., May 13.���Under  the escort of a platoon of mounted  police and surrounded by a mob of  two thousand Albanians two hundred non-union men were taken at  midnight to the Quail street car  barns of the United Traction Company, which is in the main station  of tlie Albany line of the company.;  Stones were hurled at the nonunion men and oaths and derisive  epithets were hurled at them from  the West Shore railway station to  the barns, a distance of three miles.  This is the first step taken by the  company to operate its lines with  non-union men. The officials of the  company announce that traffic will  be resumed in the morning.  Kick at Amount of Indemnity.  London, May 11.���Dr. Morrison,  wiring to the Times from Pekin,  May 10, says: The Chinese plenipotentiaries are drafting a reply to  the ministers of the powers, ex-,  pressing astonishment at the  amount of indemnity demanded,  and urging a reduction on the  ground of the empire's financial difficulties, but undertaking if the full  amount is exacted to pay in thirty  annual installments of 15,000,000  taels from the likin salt tax and  native customs. Pending a revision  of the tariff, they also ask the pow-  i rs to consent to an increase ot the  maritime customs and the import  and export duties by one-third.  Porto Rican Embezzlers.  Poxcb, Porto Rico, May 13.���Carlos and Romou Julia, respectively  postmaster and assistant postmaster  at Juana Diaz, have been arrested  on the charge of embezzlement.  The amount involved is not mentioned. Inspector Smith oh April 17th  found that the post office at Juana  Diaz should have a balance of $952,  but no cash was on hand. The  bondsmen of the men will reimburse  the government in full. The Julias  issued money orders on credit before receiving the cash and it is believed they charged their customers  a commission. It is reported that  fche prisoners issued $0000 in this  manner in February. They should  have remitted over $50 cash  daily.  Strike Ended.  =CLEVKrTrANDrChio,=May=13.=The=  non-union crew already hired by  the steel trust are retained, as there  will be room enough, it is said, for  all. Extra men will be placed on  boats of the first class of more than  1S00 tous. Boats of the second and  third classes will be run without  extra help. The men will return  to work immediately. There are  112 ships in the steel corporation's  Heet. The strike ended today was  inaugurated February 21.  McKinley in San Francisco.  San Francisco, May 13.���President McKinley returned late this  afternoon from San Jose to the  bedside of his wife at the Scott  residence, where he will remain  until tomorrow. If Mrs. McKinley's  condition shall be still favorable tomorrow the president will carry  out the arranged programme with  some curtailment.  College Athletes Chosen.  London, May 13.���The representatives of Oxford and Cambridge university, who will compete with the representatives of the  universities of Harvard and Yale in  the international games ou the  Berkeley Oval, New York, September 21st were chosen at a meeting  held ab Queen's club today.  A Thrifty Italian.  Greenwood, May 13.���[Special to  The Tribune.] ���Albert Casole, an  Italian, aged 40, section foreman at  Eholt, died suddenly here today of  double pneumonia. An examination of his bed after death disclosed  a wallet containing nearly $1500 in  certificates of deposit, time checks  and cash.  SANCUILLY A HARD KICKER  HE IS THE OBJECTOR OF CUBAN  CONVENTION.  The Piatt Proposition Is Distasteful  to Many of the Island  Statesmen.  Havana, May 13.��� The Cuban  constitutional convention met today in secret session and formally  considered the report of the commission that went to Washington  to obtain more definite information  regarding the intentions of the  United States government. General  Sanguilly objected to their report  on the ground of "incompleteness,  pointing out that the commission  made no recommendation. "They  were sent to Washington," he said,  "with the object of getting some of  the bases changed, but they offer  . no explanation as to why the  changes could not be effected, nor  do they express an opinion regarding the acceptance or rejection of  the Piatt amendment, as we'hid  expected they would."  Senators Tamayo, Llorente and  Belancourt replied that secretary  "Root had explained that the bases  could not be changed, as the Piatt  amendment was the final policy of  the Washington administration. It  was useless, they went on to say,  for them to insist., upon a~ change,  but the construction Mr. Root put  on the bases, together with his assurance that the United States  would establish an independent  government iu Cuba and would not  interfere Avith Cuban sovereignty,  influenced them in favor of accepting the amendment, although they  did not recommend this course in  the report.  Senor Portuuodo declared that1  he did not agree with his colleagues  who had already spoken, but was  opposed to adopting the Piatt  amendment.  Senor Juan " Calluberto Gomez  moved that the report be referred  to the committee on relations  whose last report has still to be  acted upon. He admitted that the  commission's visit to Washington  had thrown new light upon the  amendment, but he thought it only  just that the commission should be  allowed an opportunity to change  the report in order to conform to  the new conditions. An attempt  was made to., take an immediate  vote wifch reference to . the amendment, but the motion of��������� senor  Gomez was finally adopted, the  committee being instructed to act  promptly. It is expected that  several days will elapse before the  amended report is submitted to the  convention. A movement is on  fOSt^tB^llffj^iinlttll^tioiruntil^after"  the municipal elections.  A majority of the committee on  relations, senors Lamayo, Villu-  endas and Dequesada are in favor  bf accepting the Piatt amendment.  Senors Gomez and Silva oppose  acceptance. ;  against, the United States, says :  "As matters stand for Europe today,  the struggle for existence demands  that the exceptional position of tlie  United States be abolished. The  United States are a most dangerous  competitor for Germany, especially  in iron manufacture aud hardware.  Sertnany's tariff policy must be  arranged accordingly. An understanding with Russia offers many  ways and means to compel -the  United States to adapt themselves  to Europe's tariff system by which  German agriculture would by no  means suffer disadvantage." .  KILLED    BY   ELECTRICITY  FATAL    ACCIDENT    AT    EXPOSITION GROUNDS.  Watson Not Satisfied.  (-.Weymouth,*May 13.���Mr. Watson considers today's results so unsatisfactory, that he has decided  off hand to take the new boat back  to Southampton and have her  docked in order to ascertain  whether any of the plates were displaced by the grounding on Dean,  bank last week. Opportunity will  be taken to have her new gaff and  mainsail fitted. The work will proceed night and day Until it is  finished and the trialsi will then be  resumed at Weymouth.  Jacksonville Losses."  New York, May 13,-r-Bra,d street'*  correspondent at Jacksonville, Florida, reports tliat the fire of last Friday destroyed 119 residences and 12  business blocks and .200 business  firms. Thirty per cent ot the whole  number were burned out. The  total damage is' estimated at from  $12,000,000 to $15,000,000, on which  there is an insurance of about  $5,000,000.   HAMBURG LINE INCREASED  3ECURES  POSSESSION   OF ATLAS  COMPANY.  Now Has in Service 120 vessels With a  Total Tonnage  of 630,000----  The Price Paid..  In the Commons.  London, May 13.���Mr.vWyndham,  the Irish secretary, in - defending  the general economy of the military establishment in the commons  today said that while the'jBritish  soldier cost in%< all.��111 annually,  the American soldier, not taking  into account the pensions, cost ��2S7  annually before the waiv with  Spain aud prior to the date when  the United States had foreign  stations. After several other  speeches the debate was adjourned.  The civil list resolution was  adopted by 248> to 49 votes and the  civil list bill passed its first reading.  The only really interesting speech  was made by Winston Churchill  who, following in his father's foot-,  steps, entered a strong protest on  behalf of economy and against  "overgrowing military extravagance." The house listened in impressive silence to Mr. Churchill's  eloquent appeal. His style \ of  speaking is still unequal, but he  has the power to dominate parliament.  A Tariff Combine.  Berlin, May 13.���The Cologne  Gazette, which often voices the  views of the German foreign office,  in the course of a leading article  today advocating a tariff understanding with Russia in order, that  the two powers  might  act jointly  Nkw York, 'May 13.���Following  the annual announcement of a visit;  to the city of the director general  Albert Hall of the Hamburg Line  Steamship Company makes' the  statement that the Hamburg American has acquired the Atlas S team-  ship Line, whibh for the past thirty  years has plied between Jamaica,  Hayti and Central America. The  Atlas line was formerly owned by  an English corporation, but under  the Hamburg American it will embrace the German flag. This addition to its service makes the Hamburg line the largest in the world,  its tonnage being ,630,000, which is  divided in 120 vessels sailing in 30  different services. By its acquisition of the Atlas line it has gained  seven=steamships=of=an=average-  tonnage of 30,000 tons. Though  not officially announced it is claimed  that the Atlas line was sold to the  Hamburg American line for cash,  and the consideration amounts to  between three and five millions.  Proposed Steamship Combine.  New York, May 13.���President  Bernard N. Baker of the Atlantic  Transportation line arrived here  tonight on the steamship Minneapolis from London. He went to  Kngland a short time ago for the  purpose of securing through the aid  of J. P. Morgan tlio consolidation of  the Atlantic Transportation and  Leyland lines, the fleets of which  will next year aggregate 750,000  tons. Should the deal be consummated the combined lines will be  the largest in the world.  Big Strike Imminent.  New York, May 13.���The World  says : If the Mason Builders' Association carry out their threat of a  lockout 7000 bricklayers will be  thrown out of employment within  a few days. With the men in other  trades who would be affected, at  least 20,000 workiugmen it is estimated would have to quit. The  mason builders at a recent meeting,  it is said, decided on a lockout  proposition if the bricklayers should  falter in their annual agreement  before Thursday next.  Bright Prospects at Moyie.  Moyie, May 13.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���Everyone here is pleased  with the outlook for business this  summer. The Sb. Eugene starts up  with a full force on Tuesday. The  company is putting on the old  hands again.  Struck by a Live Wire a Laborer   is  Instantly Killed���Two Companions Injured.  Buffalo, May 13.���-One man was  shocked to death by electricity and  two of his comrades who tried to  rescue him from the sputtering  wires were severely burned at the  exposition grounds late this afternoon. The dead man is Martin  Kiefig. The in j ured Kaiser Schultz  and 'Auclrew Coshsky. Tlie men  are all Poles and were engaged*in  wheeling dirt from beneath the  manufacturers arid liberal arts  building, where some excavating  was being done From burns found  onKiefig's face it is evident that  .he was struck by a live wire. The  shock stunned him and as he fell  forward he grasped several other  wires and pulled them from their  fastenings. Kiefig's comrades rushed  to his assistance aiid their arms  and hands were frightfully burned  in their endeavors to release him.  The current was shut off as soon as  possible. Kiefig was dead and the  other two men were unconscious.  They were removed to the hospital,  where it is said that their condition  is serious.           Jones Slowly Starving.  New York, May 13.���Refusing to  touch a mouthful of food, valet  Charles F. Jones, the self-confessed  "murderer of William Rice, who once  before attempted to kill himself in  the Tombs by cutting his throat, is  slowly starving to death in the  House of Detention. Jones is the  state's principal .witness against.  Albert T. Patrick, now under inr  dictment for murder., Jones, at  Patrick's preliminary hearing, told  in a dramatic manner of 'Rice's  murder. This was the third confession of Jones.  After making a previous statement accusing Patrick, he thrust a  penknife deep into his throat. The  knife, he swore, was given him by  Patrick, who, he claimed, had also  agreed to commit suicide. For five  days Jones has eaten no solid food.  Nothing but Vichy and milk has  passed his lips. Ib had been feared  that the environment of the Tombs  would prey upon Jones, and extraordinary means had been exerted  to keep the valet in good spirits.  Of late, however, he had grown despondent, and has brooded much  over his crime.  things will boom here. The shops  are all getting their best goods in  the. windows and it would astoni-sy  you to see the fine display, jewelrh  especially/ .The diamonds are something wonderful; nuggets, of course,  are plentiful, but no one pays any  ��� attention to them ; any time 1 go  to the bank Isee pails full of "dust,"  six and eight quart pails. ** As for  ladies' clothing, it would make your  hair stand on end to see the prices.  A man was telling me the other  day that his wife went to get some  things, among others, shirt waists,  that would cost a dollar to a dollar  and a half each, but here they -aro  fifteen to twenty dollars. A Mrs.  Hutchorn went out on the stage in  January and came back three Aveeks  ago with nine large trunks full of  ladies' clothing, which cost her at  Chicago $5000.^ She told me this  morning she would clear between  ten and fifteen thousand after paying all expenses; aud she starts back  for more by Saturday's stage."'  WANTED HIS WIFE KILLED  WOULD   BLOW   HER   TO   PIECES  WITH DYNAMITE.  To Secure Possession of Two  Letters  Dr. Eldridge Proposed to  Commit Murder.  GirlWas in a Trance.  Detroit, May 13.���Miss Dora McDonald of this city, who apparently  died last Friday, and whose condition was such that her physician,  Dr. George S. Field, refused to pronounce her dead late yesterday,  after 30 hours' suspended animation, owing to- uncertain signs of  life' about the body, died today  after being in a cataleptic state for  43 hours. From the time when  it is supposed death took possession of the body there were  signs which completely mystified  her physicians and others called in  for consultation. Early today the  watchers were startled to observe a  twitching of the muscles of the  body, beginning at the neck aud  continuing to the lower part of the  abdomen. It was hoped that' she  would regain consciousness, but the  convulsion lasted but a short time,  the warmth left the body and unmistakable signs of death appeared.  Several hours later Dr. Field pronounced her dead.  Boston   5,   Phila-  Eastern Baseball.  At   Toronto���Toronto    4,   Wor  cester 7. .  ^^t=PrttlblTfg^^PittIbTifg���2r=Ci1>  cinuati 3.  At   Boston  delphia 0.  At Detroit���Detroit S, Chicago 7.  Ab New York���New York 7,  Brooklyn 0.  At Boston���Boston 2, Washington, 5.  At Baltimore ��� Baltimore 11,  Athletes 5.  At Milwaukee ��� Milwaukee 5,  Cleveland 4.  Game forfeited to New York,  Brooklyn refused to go to bat on  account of umpire's decision.  Jeffries Full of Fight.  Nicw York, May 13.���James J.  Jeffries arrived in this city last  night from Pittsburg. "I'm only to  stay in New York for about 10  days," said the champion, "and  then I shall go to San Francisco.  Of course, I am going to fight Ruhlin, if he is really in earnest for a  meeting, and also Sharkey and Fitzsimmons. They will get their turns  in the order named. The exact  date on which I am to meet Billy  Madden's protege has not been settled, although it is generally understood to be early in July. I'll be in  'Frisco only a few days, where  every, arrangement; for the fighfc  will be completed. Then I will go  to Los Angeles and begin training."  Affairs in Dawson.  In a recent letter from tlie Klondike metropolis the writer says:  "Tliis is going to be tho greatest  summer Dawson has ever seen,  there has been so many new discoveries and so much ground  opened to the prospector that was  kept closed by the government that  Edward VII. to New Yorkersi  * New York,- May 13.���King' Edward VII., through' the" marquis of  Lansdowne,.' secretary   for foreign  affairs, has sent his  thanks  to the  British community   in  New  York  for the message of sympathy  sent  to him by them  on  the  death  of  queen Victoria.    Sir- Percy Sanderson, British consul  general,  today  made announcement of the fact in  the following message : In "obedience  to the king's commands, signified to  me by the marquis of Lansdowne, I  have the  honor to  convey  to the  British community in New York his  majesty's   sincere  thanks   for the  highly appreciated message of sympathy and. good  will  contained  in  the address  of the  community on  the occasion of the great loss which  has been sustained by fche king, his  royal     house    and    his    subjects  throughout the  world  by the  lamented death of her majesty, queen  Victoria,  empress  of   India.      His  majesty has noticed^jwithmuch in -  terest   and  appreciation  that   ex-  British   subjects,  now  naturalized  American citizens, were   by  their  desire included in the address from  the   British   community    in   New  York."     ___________  Cat and Dog Cemeteries.  London and Piiris have long had  cemeteries for dogs and cats, but  New York has been without one  until lately. Now, however, a  burial ground of three or four acres  has been opened afc Hartsdale, in  Westchester county, and being immediately taken advantage of by  the bereaved owners ot pets, nearly  70 burials having already taken  place there. The woman with the  pet cat was foremost. "Toby," a  splendid Angora, rests in peace in  the new cemetery in a plush lined  mahogany casket (costing some $50)  and under a marble headstone commemorating his pedigree and his  virtues. Another pedigreed pet, a  French poodle, was buried witli his  silver collar and leader beside him.  Biggest Single Span Bridge.  A masonry bridge is being constructed across the valley of Pefc-  ruffe, in Luxenbourg, which will  have the largest single span of any  masonry bridge, viz, 277 feeb of a  span width and a rising acclivity of  102 feet. Previous to tliis the  largest masonry bridge span was  thafc of Cabin John bridge,  near Washington, viz, 220 feet,  wifch a rising acclivity of 57h feet  and a height above the water of 101  feet. Following the Cabin John  bridge comes the railroad bridge at  Jarenge, over the Pruth, followed  by tho Grosvenor bridge over the  Dee, at Chester, England.  Philadelphia, May 13.���Dr. T.  E. Eldridge, a specialist and electro*  therapeutic physician, .who ia  accused by the police authorities of  having conceived a plot to drug his  wife with morphine or blow her up  with dynamite, in-order to secure  two letters which are in her possession, was today held in $1500 bail  for trial. Paul E. Schroeder testified tlmt he had^been employed by  I)r Ekliidge in the capacity of a  private detective to Foeure the  letters and that the Jdocror wanted  him to drug Mrs. Eldridge. If he  was not successful in thK Schroeder  said, Dr. Eldridge offered to furnish"  him with dynamite with which to  blo\y up Mrs. Eldridge. Tho doctor  aud his wife have been separated  for some time and a divorce suit is  pending. Mrs. Eldridge, on the,  stand, said her attorney was in  possession of the letters her husband7  wanted. She also'said Or. Eldridge  had once attempted to ��mother her  and had frequently made threats to  injure her. She "was compelled to  leave him owing to his brutal treatment, i  A Missionary's' Views.  Chicago,Illinois, May 13.���"JP^kin  is the present political capital' of  Christendom; all eyes are turned  towards the great city. It is the  greatest practical school .in' the  world. There the nations ai e gaining an education ,and an .insight  into Chinese affairs which they  have never possessed before," thus  said Dr. William S. Amend, the'returned missionary, speaking at the  First Congregational church-last  night. Continuing, he said r "It is  a remarkable fact that in the great  Chinese nation, one of the oldest  among the civilized, the very home  of conservatism, the natives are beginning to realize the need of new  ideas aud modernism is fast gaining  a foothold. Only a few days before  I left China a prominent Chinese  gentleman said to me : 'We Chinese  know that we are in need of many  things, but first of all we need a  new religion,' and that is true ; they  do need a new religion, and Christianity is thoroughly adequate for  the Chinese. Ifc is still full of life  and I look for a  great awakouing."  Serious Detroit Blaze.  Detroit, May 3.���Fanned by a  35 mile an hour wind, firo j-ester-  day afternoon swept the west of  Rouge river in Delrey, a suburb to  -the���south���of���Detroit,���for���rthiee���  quarters of a mile and destroyed  $800,000 of property. The fire  originated on the roof of Salliotfce  it Ferguson's lumber mill. The fire  spread in the large yard which the  Western Union Telegraph Company  used as a storage point for cedar  telegraph poles. The yaid is the  distributing point for ten states aud  over 100,000 poles wero stored  there. The fire swept through the  yard, which comprises about eight  acres in less than two hours, but  the poles blazed until far into the  night. The lumber yard of G. A.  Paupp & Co. in Ecourse, about a  mile from Detroit, was set on fire  by sparks from a passing engine  and 500,000 feet of lumber was destroyed.     The loss is about $75,000.  Million Dollars a Day,  President Kruger of the South  African republic said, or is reported  to have said, that, if the British  wanted to take his country, he  would make them pay $500,000,000  for it. Tlie South African war has  cost already $750,000,000. And, as  it is admitted that tho war expenditure is going on at the rate of  $1,000,000 per day, and immense"  sums will have to be paid in the  way of compensation and assistance  to ruined farmers, through the  Kitchener plan of making the country an empty desert, it is a conservative estimate that the total  cost of the South African war will  not fall short of $1,000,000,000���a  sum equivalent to the total valuation of real and personal estate ia  our city of Boston, three times the  cost of the Crimean war and one  third of the debt incurred by Great  Britain in the fight for her life with  Napoieou.  ��i��l  7i  x'yi-  tC^'-V  .* *^j  :<m  ��� _&��  ��*A  -T^i  '<-r_v'J11  1.1  A"^l  'k ' '>"'<���  ,5-    t-  TT,  -?r->.x>.'_  ���-<���:&  - K >'���.'���-��:���--*-  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY, MAY"U, 1901  IA  'ij'  Iff  Kg)  f. ���>  I'  i-l;  l-'l 1,  r  X'  N  ����-^��. >��.����>.'�����.*��������*.rfc.'o.'^-s^/./ vx*.   ���*���*.���___***.<&'<&-��?.i&"&'0'0'ie?'^.  Cu.- fiscal  year ends on  the 31st of this month and in order to reduce our stoc*K as much as possible beforo th.en we offer ti\a following :  ��� SPECIAL.   BARGAINS  .W) yards Vn.ncT Prims, fast colors, regular prico 12Jc, uow 10c.  SP) yards Printed Cumhric, regular prico 10c. now 7Jc.  SIO yards Fancy Silks, assorted, in stripes and checks, regular prico from oOc. io  "81, now your choico for 50c.    A Kinall liM, of Black Silk and Satin Hlou=os, neatly tucked and lined, regular  price .?I'\ now $;*>; regular price ��12. now SC  EXTRAORDINARY  OFFER  o Costume CI  The regular price for a costume made up from  We havo about twenty pieces of new and choice Costume Cloth on hand, in  fa��hionable shades and colors    " '" !~' *          ~  ihe-e would be from $25 toS30.   We now oiler to let you mako vour own selection from these and we will make you up a cosmtue to order, silk lined, for $*.'0.  Wo have n few of those nice Parisian Hats left and will sell them at largely  reduced prices.    THE HUDSON'S BAT COMPANY  Baker  Street, Nelson.  to  to  to  '<&!���__*.*.__~.~.*>.*?.&���!*.&'<Z'j0-_<_ti4_. *.T<   ���"���^���-^'-^���^���^���-tt^'^'A-jS-'.a-'?//  .  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ��to ffirtbtme*  The construction of the C. P. R.  branch into the Lardeau.has started  a little boom in Trout Lake real  estate.            .7-  Tub Sunday-observance aldermen are reported as seriously thinking of handing in their resignations,  iu order to be better able to devote  their entire time to teaching Sunday schools.  Moyie is in luck. Word comes  from there that the big St. Eugene  mine, which is the mainstay of the  town, will resume work with a full  force on Tuesday, and so far as  possible all old hands will be again  employed.  " The reduction of the force at the  Athabasca, while more or less unwelcome, had to come sooner or  later. It was not to Joe expected  that any company would very long  keep a crew of seventy-five men  feeding a ten-stamp mill. Such a  policy involves too great a tax upon  the ore, and after development has  advanced sufficiently the same results can be obtained with a much  smaller force. 9  TRUNKS  VALISES  We have received and  are showing a full stock  of Trunks and Valises in  the cheaper as well as the  better grades, and aro  offering them at greatly  reduced prices ��� prices  A comparison of quality'  We invite  tho lowest in the city  for quality will convince you of this,  this comparison.  Other seasonable goods which we have are  Hammocks, Summer games. Children's. Boats  and Sand Toys. *'. '  Fishing Tackle in full assortment.  New books for summer reading.        =  THOMSON  STATIONERY Co.  Baker Street.  NKLSON,  Pianos to Rent.  B.C.  Limited.  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  The circumstance that the British  government went behind' $3,500,-  000 last year in the operation of its  telegraph system will doubtless be  used for all it is worth by those  who are opposed to the Canadian  ���government assuming the ownership and control of the Canadian  telegraph systems. The figures,  however, prove nothing. The deficit may be altogether due to heavy  expenditures incident to telegraph  extensions, but if not it would  simply indicate that the rates  charged by the  government for its  service are not sufficiently high to  pay i operating expenses. This, it  must be confessed, is a difficulty  easier of solution than would be the  case were the telegraphs owned by  private individuals aud operated  under excessive rates.  CHARLOTTETOWN, P. E. I., 13.  ���Ex-lieutenant governor Howlaiid  died Saturday night.  QUEBEC, 13.���Hon. William  Harty and two directors of the  Kingston Locomotive Works were  in town today to discuss the removal of the works from Kingston  to Quebec.  CHARLOTTETOWN, P. E. I., IS.  ���Donald Currie, a shoemaker, committed suicide last' night by drinking a bottle of carbolic acid.- He  died in great agony. He leaves a  widow and family.  BRADFORD, Ontario, 13. ��� A  young man named Grant was instantly killed by lightning yesterday, which struck' the Presbyterian  church. Grant and a companion  named Robins were standing in the  porch pf the edifice when lightning  passed through the belfry into the  porch.    Robins was stunned.  MONTREAL, 13.���-Two cases of  smallpox have declared themselves amongst 900 passengers of  the steamship Lake Superior who  have been landed at��Grosse Isle  quarantine station and there are  other cases under observation. In-  spection of the vessel is proceeding.  The meeting  of   Nelson's  retail  merchants, which is called for this  evening to consider the Thursday  closing movement,  should be well  attended.    Since the agreement was  reached in favor of the Thursday  half holiday a new feature has been  introduced which may very materially affect the situation from  the  Nelson   retail merchants  point of  view.     This has been presented by  the decision of the Canadian Pacific  Railway Company to resume work  on the Lardeau branch from Kootenay  lake   to Trout  Lake.      This  means  the building  of thirty-five  miles of railway,  and will furnish  employment   for  several   hundred  men.    From   this  work the retail  merchants of Nelson should derive  considerable   trade,    both   in   the  supplying of the  contractors and  the men employed, but it is a class  of business which must be caught  on the wing.    It is  for  the  merchants   of   Nelson    to    determine,  whether   or not   they will lessen  their chances of securing the whole  or any of it by closing their places -  of business every Thursday afternoon.  TORONTO, 13.���The General  Ministerial Association passed a  resolution today calling on the  government to enact laws prohibiting the manufacture, importation  and sale of cigarettes in Canada  and making it a misdemeanor for  any person to have them iu his  possession.  MONTREAL, 13.���Justice Math-  ieu today gave judgment for $1000  in favor of Napoleon Maille, au ex-  letter carrier, against detective  Vaughn, now chief of police of Rossland. Vaughn arrested Maille for  stealing a registered decoy letter,  but could not make a case against  him. Maille lost his place and sued  for damages.  The Burlington Deal.  New York, May 13.���The Evening Post says : It is believed that  some arrangements will be worked  out by which Burlington will be  held so that it can't possibly be  operated to the injury of any of  the western railroads. That is, the  Southern and Union Pacific will not  only get an interest in the .property, but St. Paul, which, next to  the Union Pacific, was most seriously jeopardized by the passing  of the Burlington's control to the  northern transcontinental lines will  share in the Burlington contract, so  that it will be removed absolutely  as a disturbing factor in the railway situation.  "It is not believed that J. Pierpont Morgan & Co. will be displaced  as company responsible before the  public for that property's management, but there was some suggestion that the alliance between Mr.  Hill  and Mr. Morgan, which lias  only been of about six months'  duration, will be ended. There is  good grounds for saying that while  Mr. Hill has probably been retaining the large interest in Northern  Pacilic wliieh he acquired last  summer when the stock declined  below 50 on the reduction of the  dividend, tho most influential of  Mr. Hill's friends in the directorate  have relinquished their holding?.  Assay Office for Vancouver.  Vancouver, May 13.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���At a special  meeting of the board of trade this  uviming a resolution was passed  asking the government for an assay office iu Vancouver. G. R. Maxwell. M. P., said he cotdd assure tlie  meeting that an assay oflice would  come here. A resolution was also  passed for the appointment of a  county court judge for this city.  Maxwell said judge Irving had  broken faith with the government  in not residing in Vancouver. President Burns of the board of trade  explained that Mrs..Irving objected  to residing in Vancouver and judge  Irving had said he would rather resign than come to Vancouver under  those circumstances.  A case of smallpox was quarantined in Miss Connelly's boarding  house here today, with 12 other  boarders also locked up. C. F. Ford  is the patient.  Another Eecord.  Providence, R. I., May. 12.���At  the opening cycle meet of the  season at Hill Grove this afternoon  the star event was the 20 mile  motor-paced race between Burns  Pierce, Harry Caldwell and F. J.  Cadwell. Cad well's motor went  wrong in the first few miles and he  had to quit., Caldwell led Pierce  until the 10th mile, Avhen Pierce  went to the front and won. by a  lap in 150 yards, creating a new  set of state records for paced  racing, flying start in 36.21 h.  Rumor has it that J. A. McDonald's ice cream parlors, on Baker  street are the finest in the city.  MM B. CAMERON  INSURANCE,  REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  FURNISHED HOUSE TO LET.  Two story house very conveniently situated and entirely furnished.    Terms moderate.  App'y_H. R. Cameron  KOOTENAY....  GOFFEE CO.  Coffee Roasters  Dealers In Jea anc| Coffee  3:*333:-333:*ia:-3:-3:a&*fe*fc*&��KS��S-:6f:S  We are offerinp; at lowest prices the best  frades of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  'oas.  Our'Besr, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound 9   10  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1. 00  Choice Hlend Cofl'ce, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Hlend ColFeo, li pounds  1 00  llio Blend Coffeo, fi pounds  1 00  Special Blend Coylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST1BAKER STREET, NELSON.  0- 00 ' 00* 00 * 00* 0  sxxzi tixjiiiiinixiiziKjinxirxxixKix  jj TKUNK STEAPS  H       SHOULDER STRAPS  jj SHAWL STRAPS  Biin��n:i:::xri:iii��nn*miu��urgm  ���00 ' 00' 00 ' 00  ^0 . 00 .00 . 00 .00 . 00 .00 . 00 .00 . 0* '00 . 030 .00 . 00 '00 . 00 '  ^x .^^ -x^ . >^ .>afc. ���'�����**, ���***, ���x��^. ,,to��. ->��v -Vfc. ��� Nais ��^. ��� >��^. ���>��*.��� "*��*'  ;piir;iiii:x;ni:::i;xiiiiiiiii;iiniixiiin  TV  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  ���P  H VALISES AND  li SATCHELS  | IN ALL SIZES  ftiiixx:x:zii::it:ri:x:iri3rx:iri:xizxxzzzz)  BARGAINS  IN TRUNKS AND VALISES  Don't for a moment imagine that,we sell cheap trunks only. Wc carry all sorts of trunks���from the low price  but reliable sorts, up to the very best grades made and we can save you money on them all. Here are two special examples. Canvas covered trunks, oil painted with hardwood slats, protected by 7.inch steel clamps, brassed excelsior  locks, stitched leather handles, extra heavy leather i}4 inch straps around body, also deep set-up trays. Sizes  and prices as follows : ���  34 inch  $6.50  36 inch  $7:25  38 inch  $8.50  40 inch  $9.75  42 inch  ^$12.25  Women's skirt or dress trunk, same  style as above only better quality :  34 in.    36 In.     38 in.     40 in.    42 in.  $9.50    $10 75    $12.25    $14.65.   $15.50  Valises  and dress  suit  cases  $3.00 to $25  from  Telescope   valises   from  75c. to $4.00  A special  reduction  on   all  purses.  Also hand bags at prices below :  12 Inch      14 inch      16 inch      20 Inch  $2.00  $2.50  $3.00  $4.50  xxxsxxTxrxxxxzxx:  zxxxtxixiicxxxxx;  LADIES' SHOPPING  BAGS FROM }  35c to 75c.  Fred Irvine  :?IXXXXXX2X2XXXZXZEXIXXXXXXXrXXXIXX2XXXXXXX3  M '  I SPECIAL PRICES  il ON ALL  PURSES.  jf&Y  j 35c to 75c.          ' "���      .;.: .���r  -- [f PURSES. --i    ga*  ggi      ttxxxx:[xmrxixxiixxxwxxxxxxixxxxxtixrxxxx*x1   '*_    '      . *^^      Ba,J&_.J3"     ptrC'C't ;  ttiixxixxixiiTxxixrxxxxxxiixxxxxxxxxxixxxxxS   . jrgji  *.lff^* ' ' . ' . 0_����^ '  1^^?00*^0 * 00 *00 * ^^ *^0 * ^^ *^0 * 00 *00 * 00 *^0* 00 *^0 * ^0 *00 * 00 * * ^v ��� ^5^�� ^^ ��� ^5v�� ^^, ��� ^^^. ^^ ��� ^%�� 5?^ * *^f *^^�� ^b^. ^^. "55k�� ^^ ��� ^^ _*^0_.  F *>S^ ^Kt* 0^'^^*- ^^*^^^ 4v"^' 'A'^' 4^4^ ^^^-^^^- 4^-^^v- ^Bw -^^ -^^-^ft- /'^&*^& "^������������"^���' - <S-^> -^B>*-^H> -^fBv^H^ "^&'^& *0& 0_K. W  ^���^k. ���^k*W. "^^ ���^k ��� >���* *^^ ���^^*^*k '^^ ���'*^ ��� ^^ '^^ V^^ '^^ ���^K*-' ' ^ ' 00' ^ ' 00' 00 ' 00- 00 ��� 0*' 00 ��� 00- 00 ��� 00' 00 ' 00' 00 * 00*0/  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Kelson Saw and Planing  Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER, HARRY   HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  All Communications to be addressed to either of the above  Offlce on Baker Street, west of Stanley Street  NKLSON.  Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON.  AT  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  \\. P. RITHET & CO., ltd.  R. REISTERER & CO.  .    " BREWKBS AND BOTTLBBS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST:FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE0and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BANDS A WING  BRA CKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before .  purchasing: elsewhere. '  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  WHOLESALE TRADE  CRATED AND MINERAL,WATERS,  rPHOHPK & CO., LIMITED.���Comer Vernon  x   and Cedar streots, Nelson, mnirafaoburera-  of and wholesalo. "doalcrH In remlcd waters and  fruit HyntpR.   Solo agents for'Halcyon Sprlnsa  minoral water.   ToUjjihone (iO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TTT  F. TKRTZEL & CO.-Cornor Baker and  ����. ���   Josophino rtroelp, Nelsou, whnlp-salo deal  ers ln lassayors  Bupplion.   AgonU nor Denve,  l''lro Clay Co. of Donver, Colorado. o  COMMISSION MERCHANTS *"  XT J. EVANS & CO.���Bakor street, Nolson  -J-t��� -whole-sale doalorn In liquors, cigars  oement), flro brick and tiro clay, water pipe, aud  utoel rails, and KOncral coiniuissiou merchants.  "ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTKNAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &��CON-  S'l -RUCTION COMPAN Y-Wholesale dealers In telephones, annunciators,-bolls, batteries,  fixtures, otc, Houston blook. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  ���RRACKMAN - KKP.   MILLING  J-J   ���Cereals, Flour,  Grain, Hay.  mixed  cars shipped  to  all   "    '  P.  AND PORTER  PrompD and regular  rlflllvnry tio ttie wads  Brewery at Nelson  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT   THE  ATHABASCA  TODAY.  NOTICE.  IN THU  COUNTV   COUUT  OK   KOOTK.VAV,  HOI.UK.V  AT POUT KTKKI.K, 11. C.  NOTICE is heroby given that on IhoSlllulny  of April, 10(11. H was ordnred by I'. AIcjL.  Forin, Enquire. Deputy .ludgi) of the said court,  that .fnoioa Ferguson Armstrong, Oillcial Administrator of the County of ICootonay, bo administrator of all and singular Iho o<lJito of  William Couch of Creston, drayman, deceased,  intestate.  K very person indebted to tho mid deceased is  required to make payment forthwith to the undersigned.   **  Every person having in po'S^ssion PfFi-cIs belonging, to the deceased ic required forthwith to  notify the udderfcigiied.  Every 'creditor or other person having any  claim upon or interest in the distribution of l-h<��  personal estate of the said deceased is reqiii'od  within thirty days of this dale to send by registered letter, addressed to the unrieivignnd, his  iiuiiio and address and the full particulars of his  claim or inl.eiTSl,, and u Htutmni'iit of nis account,  and the nature pf tho security (if any) hcla by  hlm. ������'.���:���  Atfer tho expiration of the said thirty days  the administrator will proceed with the distribution of the estate, having rcgari to those claims  only of which he shall have had notice.  Dated at. Fort Steele this Stli day of May, 1001.  JAMES FERGUSO.V ARMSTRONG,  Oillcial Administrator,  Fort Steele. II. C.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that I have (his day  purchased the plant and good will of . the  Kootenay Sloani Laundry and will continue the  business under I he panic, stylo and title.  All accounts owing by the said IvootennySteam  Laundry will ho paid by me and all accounts due  becomu payable to me.  Soliciting a conliiiiiance of your valued  paLronago, 1 remain, yours truly.  A.   LARSON.  Nelson, May 2ud, 190L  Everybody    Welcome  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  TKRMONT  HOTEL BLOCK.  "i  COMPANY  . Straight or  Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators ab all principal points on Calgary-  Kdmonkm K. R. Mills at Victoria, New wost)  miiiBtor. and Kdmon tori. Alberta.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Baker   street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers in fresh aud ou rod moabs.  Cold Htiorawe. ,    .  ~ GROCERIES.  A    MACDONALD & CO.-Cornor Front) and  ���*-*������   Hall    streets,     wholesale   grooers   and .  Jobbers In blankets, gloveR, mitts, boots, rubbers,  macklnaws and minors' sundries.  T7-OOTKNAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIMI-  :���*-*��� TKD���Vornon atroob, Nolson, wholesale  grocers.  TOrtN CHOLDITCH &- CO.-Front street, Nol  "*    son, wholesale grocors.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front) streeb, Nolson  ���   wholosalo   dealers   in   provisions,   oured  meats, butter and eggs.  :KARDWARE~AND MINING SUPPLIES.  ET BYISES & CO.-Corner Bakerand Josephine     ,.  --M--��_Btr(jQtK,-Nolnr;n,-whnln>uilB-fln��,1��ra in harfl -.\  ware and mining supplies. Agents for Glau��  Powder Co.  LAWItKNOK  Baker  St.,  Large slock of high-class imported  specialty of  the  squaro  fashion in coats.  'oocls*   Jit  shouldor���the   latest)  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria ��nd Kootenay StreetB.  *-   -        ��� TmLWPHONW NO.  p. n. nnx ww.  PA  ARD EN  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKKR STREET, NKLSON  N3EALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated by St<=>am 25 Cents to $1!  AMEfyCAp AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  -HARDWARE    COMPANY  .  Nelson,  wholesale   dealors in  hardware aud raining supplies, and water aud  plumbers' yuppllea,  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  ���jpUKNER. EIO8T0N-& CO.-Corner Vornon  -*��� and Josephine streeta, Nolson, wholesale  don J ors ln liquors, clears and dry goods. Afronts  for Pabab Brewlus: Co. of Mllwaukoo and Cal  (tary Browing Co. of Calgary.  SASH AND DOORS.  NKLSON 8AW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITHiD���Corner -Front and HaU streets,  Nolson, inouufoct-urars of and wholesalo dealers  In sash aud doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order.  WfNJES AND CIGARS. "  rjAIjIKOUNIA WINK COMPANY, LIMI  W TKD���Oorner Front and Hall streets, Nol  son, wholesale dealers in -wines (case and bntk,  �����wl rtnmnntiyo %��nl imunrtMd nltrarn.  A.  ARCHITECT.  C. KWART���Architect.   Room 3 Aberdeen  block, iiaker slreot. Nelson.  We have opened up tho largest shipment of  bo-t finality, fresh garden seeds ever brought to  tho Kootonay country. Wo are soiling large  quantities ulreaily and you will noto our way is  dill'crcnt from that of other dealers in this district,, in that  WE SELL BY WEIGHT  As well as by pankago, and though tbe quality  is tho best the price is tho samo as in Toronto.  Mako out a list and send to us and wo will guarantee satisfaction.  IN FLOWER SEEDS  Wo also have a largo assortment���10 different  varieties and, colors of Sweet Peas to select  from and an endless variety of other kinds.  CANADA DM0& BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Block.      Corner Ward and Baker Sta!  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  (Vjadden House  (ink or aud Ward!  SLriiiiiis, Nelaor*  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrsb-olaas  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men,  RATES $2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  LITE Or THB KOYAt, HOTHI* OAMUBT  The only hotel Jn Nolson that has remained!  under one mauugemeciti uineo 1W.  Tho bed-rooms aro well f urnishod and llghtied*.  by fileotrJoifey. '  The bar is always.Htockod by the best dom n-  Wo and Imported liquors and olgars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Bar stocked with boat) brands o�� wines, Ilqnors,  and Cigars,  Beor on draught.   Largo oomfort- :j  able rosnui.  Vlrab-clasa table boa d,  J  Provincial Secretary's Office,  HIS HONOR THK ADMINISTRATOR OP  THE (30VKKNMENT-INT.COUNCIL lias  been pleased to make tho following appointments:���  John A. Turner. (lovci-nment Agent, Thomas  M. Ward and l'>��d Sun-key, of theCity of Nelson,  Ifcciuii-cs. lo be Momhei-sof thelloaril of Directors  of lhe "Kootenay Lake Oeneral Hospital,"  April 20Lh. 1!)<U.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stbvenson, or to any person or persons to whom lie mav havo tiunsferred his  interestin thoLila mineral claim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You are heroby notified that I havo expended  the sum of Ono Hundred and Fifty-Seven Dollars  in  labor  and improvements   upon   the  above  mentioned mineral claim, in order  l.o hold said  mineral  claim  under  thu   provisions   of   tho  Mineral Act, and if wiihin ninety days from the  date of tliis notice you fail or refuse tocontribut,  your proportion of such expenditure; togetbe.  with all costs of advertising,' your interest in said  claim will becomo the proporty of the subscriber  under section four of an Act ontitled "An Act to  Amend tho Mineral Act, 1000."  DANIEL   HERB,;  Dated this 12th day of Fabruary, 1901. THE TRIBtnsnE: NELSON, B.C., TUESDAY, MAT H, 1901  BANK OF MONTBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  BEST     7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Prosidont  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. 8. Clouston General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  fJornor Baker and Kootenay Streots.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches in London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all the principal citios in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Groallo,  available in any purl, of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Eto.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK OP  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  ���      -      $8,000,000  -      -      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  IMPEWAL    BANK I ^^^^g^wa^erreeeryetwtllll^  ozf  O-ajst^ixa-  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Hon. Geo.  A. Cox,  President.  Saving's Bank Branch  CUHKKNT HATK OK1 INTKRKRT T'AIU.  TELEGRAMS (N BRIEF FORM  King  king  this  war-.  From Various Sources.  MELBOURNE, 13.���The census of  South Australia shows tlie population to be 302,595, an increase  during the last decade of 13 per  cent.     (i  ABBZA, ..Austria,    13. -  Charles   of   lloutnauia   and  George   of   Greece   met here  afternoon on board the Greek  ship'Pharah.  SIMLA, 13.���A detachment of the  South Wazirit militia has been  fired upon by unknown persons.  Three of the Wuzirits were killed,  two others were wounded. !  DURBAN, 13.���Mrs. Louis Botha,  who obtained consent to interviewr  Mr. Kruger and urge him to advocate peace, sailed today .for  Europe on the steamer Durevagan  Castle.  LONDON, 13.���A special dispatch  from* Sb. Petersburg says fourteen  petroleum steamers have been  burned at Asbrakan, Russia, the  capital of the government of the  same name.  LONDON, 13.���General Dewet,  ^according to a despatch to- the  Daily Mail from -Pretoria*, has resumed operations, and is reported  to have crossed into tlie Transvaal  with 2000 men.    *.:  BERLIN, 13-.���The Hamburg marine board has declared that the  Hamburg steamer Anna, captain  Mackihas been lost with her crew.  She left ���������Ham burg May 2, and has  never been since heard of.  STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 13.���The  first chamber of the diet today by  97 to 41 votes passed the army bill  as amended May Oth increasing the  expenditures by 22,500,000 kroners,  making a total of 45,000,000  kroners.  TOPEKA, Kas., 13.���Mrs. Rose  Crist, Mrs. Chad wick, Mrs. (Madeline Southward and C. R. McDowell  pleaded guilty iii the district court  today of leading a raid on a billiard  hall with Mrs. Nation, in March.  They will be fined $10 each. Mrs.  Nation's trial was set for this after-  noou. A change of venue was granted her by Judge Hazen.  PARK RAPIDS, Minn., 13.���Indians from the Pine Point country,  where trouble was feared over the  timber cut under the "Dead and  Down" act, arrived here today.  They say a complete settlement is  beiug .effected with the logging  companies under promise that a re-  scale will be made. The Indians  are dispersing.  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New York   Office. 16   Exchange   Place.  and iii Brunches in Canada and the  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed  on  deposits).    Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  May 12th, says: "Grenfell has  occupied Louistricharfc, capturing  fifty Boers with rifles. Louistrichart  wits previously'held by six British  and forty surrendered Boers. Other  columns report eight Boers killed,  twenty- wonnded, 132 prisoners,  twenty-four surrendered aiid a  machine gun, 6400 rounds of ammunition, 15 wagons and 870 horses  captured."  WILLAMSTADT.Ciu'acoa, 13.���It  is learned on good authority that  the Venezuelan government in face  of the draconic demands made by  France in the protocol for the resumption of. diplomatic relations  withcYenezuela, has refused to consider the protocol. Dr. Schmidt  Leda, minister for Germany ih Venezuela, has just visited Curaeoa.  He will leave his post early in June  on a furlough. It is said that he  will be sent by his government in a  similar capacity to Peru.  ANOTHER YACHT CONTEST  Capital        .       .       $2,500,000  Rest       -      -      -    $1,726,000  H. S. HOWLAND Presidont.  IX It. WILKIE General Manager.  E. HAY Inspector.  THK  SAVINCS  CURKKNT  BANK   DEPARTMENT.  HATK   OK    INTKKKST   ALLOWKI).  NEW YORK, 12.���It is said, says  theTribune's London correspondent,  that king Edward intends to fit up  tlie white lodge at Richmond as an  out of London residence for the  dnke and duchess of Cornwall. The  house is small, but is admirably  suited for the purposes and moreover the duchess spent her childhood and girlhood there.  LONDON, 13.���Rear admiral  Schley has received a cable message  announcing the serious illness of a  member of his family. He has,  therefore, curtailed his stay here  and engaged passage on board tlie  North German Lloyd steamer Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, sailing  from Southampton for New York,  May 15. The admiral went to  Southampton this afternoon.  BOSTON, 13.���Mrs. Minnie Arthur, 27 years old, committed suicide by jumping from a third story  window at her home on Pitts street,  this city, during the 'night. The  police say that Mrs. Arthur wiis an  inveterate cigarette smoker, and  that she attempted suicide two  years ago by .lumping into the  Charles river. Her husband is employed in a New York city hotel.  LONDON, 13.���The grand jury  today found a true bill of manslaughter against Jack Roberts,  pugilist, who fatally injured "Billy"  Smith in a boxing contest at the  National Sporting Club and others  concerned in tlie fight. The recorder recommended this course  that the courts might finally decide  whether' such competitions are  genuine contests for points or a  prize fight.  LONDON, 13.���Lord Kitchener in  a   dispatch   from   Pretoria, dated  Between the Shamrocks.  Weymouth,'May 13..���In'weather'  .conditions all favorable for a fair  trial, with wind fresh and steady,  the course clear of all obstructions  and no tides, of any consequence,  the Shamrock I today beat sir  Thomas Lipton's new boat by five  minutes and five seconds over a triangular course of about 20 miles.  The only possible disad vantageJito;  thte challenger was in the fact that  she used her old mainsail, which set  worse since its salt-water bath of  Tuesday. There was no; discoyer-  .able heading back of the challenger, although once or twice she  pointed'such-:-a course as left the  'suspicion that the steersman was  not taking advantage of every  chance. The Shamrock I on the  previous spins had not shown even  equality with the Shamrock II in  any point of sailing.  The yachts started outside Port-  .land breakwater over a triangular  course. Shamrock I led.out to a  good start a length ahead, and the  boats rounded the first mark as follows: The Shamrock I. 1 hour, 17  minutes and 2 seconds; the Shamrock II 1 hour, 17 minutes and 47  seconds. As the yachts squared  away for the run home at the end  of the second leg the Shamrock I  led by about a minute. The following were the times of the yachts  at the finish: .'Shamrock I���2, 0, 14;  Shamrock II���2, 11, 17. The older  boat won the first set race.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  'Mi ' I ���  must be occasioning serious alarm.  The governor declared he would not  shrink from extreme meaSuresJ ih  putting down disturbances and  would command troops to use their  weapons and: shoot if needed.  Director Vencelides ofc the metal  works, who was recently forced,  with other officers of the company,  to flee for his life through a window  of the office the day before the  Easter holidays, died a day or two  ago of heart disease... The workmen  destroyed the office furniture - and  books and tore up the official's furs  because they were denied their demands.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  -Piano at the  ~ ~~ Gompers^Explains.  Nkw York, May 13. ��� Samuel  Gompers, president of the American  Federation of Labor, was asked  last night, says a. World special  from Washington, to reply to the  statement , credited to president  Schwab of the steel corporation  before the industrial commission to;  the effect that the labor organizations put all men on a level and  prevent one from advancing until  all advance. Mr. Gompers said: "It  is a misstatement to say we are endeavoring to fix one price for wages  of workingmen of any one class.  What we aim at is to establish a  minimum of wages below which  workingmen will not be obliged to  labor. Because a minimum is  established it does not follow that  a worker cannot receive more than  that."  For Sale oi* Rent  Old Curiosity Shop.  To Let���-0-rpomed house.   Apply  T. H. Roberts, Vanstone's drug store.  For Sale���Three teams of heavy  horses. Apply G. W. Patterson, Nelson, B. C.  Wanted���To rent at once a five  or six-room house, furnished..  Box G5C, Nelson.  Large,  well-furnished  rooms  to  let.' Apply rooms 1 and 5 Macdonald block,  corner Josephine and Vernon.     _  - For sale or   rent���A ' first-class  boarding houso. Central locality. Reasonable  terms.   Apply to Box 78, City.  Furnished rooms to let, with or  without board. Prices moderate. Mrs. Reilly,  Ward streot, noxt to Post Oitlce.  To rent���Office in the1 Turner-  Boncke block, corner Ward and Baker. Apply  to John A. Turner.  Japan Tea of all kinds to suit  your taste. Sun Cured. Spider Leg, Pan Fired  in bulk or packages.   Kootenay Coffee Co.  For Lease���The-Palace Hotel in  Sandon, B. C. For particulars and time of. possession enquire 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. G,  'Koom 4, K. W-C Block.  For sale���Tug boat Red Star and  barge at reasonable figures to cash purchaser, on  time with good security! Apply co Ontario  Powder Works, Nelson, -B. C.  For comfort and convenience0go,  to the Ico Cream Parlors of J. A. McDonald,  Baker street, whero every atteution and requisite is supplied.  Free milling gold properties.   We  are anxious to secure a few free milling gold pro-  Serties at ��� once.    The Prospectors   Kxchange,  relson. B. C, Room 4, K-W-C Block.  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  are selling at thirty cents per pound is giving  the best of satisfaction, to our many customers.  Kootenay Coffoo Co.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in great variety, choicest quality.  We make a specialty of blending teas and sell,  them in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootenay  Coffee Co  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  '"   Screen Doors  . Windows  Inside Finish^ ���   local and coast).  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  Of all kinds.  VT WHAT TOU WANT IS NOT IN BTOOK  WE WILL MARE IT FOB TOU  CALL AND: GflT PRICKS.  A Costly Service.  London, May 13. ��� Hennicker  Heaton, Conservative, in the house  of commons today drew attention  to the annual loss of ��700,000 in  the telegraph service, aggregating  ��8,300,000 since the government  took over the lines and asked how  the government proposed to remedy  this. Sir Michael Hicks-Beach,  chancellor of the exchequer, admitted the correctness of the  figures. The reason of the loss was  that the public was more eager for  rapid communication than the  revenue warranted. Unproductive  extensions must be discouraged.  St.  Bussian Strikers,  Petersburg, May 13���Judg  ing from a notice published by the  local government, the Yekatcrinos-  laff   factory and   mine operatives  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKK RTRKETB, NRUON  Porto Rico.Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND,VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StccK.  We carry a complete stock of  Ccast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash, and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co.<Ltd.  m  9\  9\  W  9\  (t>  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the bes  workmen.  Established in Kelson 1890.  JUNE   WEDDINGS  THE MONTH OF ROSES AND Wf DDINC8 WILL SOON BE HERE.  Whit the wedding presci.t bhall bo is tho:i tlio question of llio hour, and in  very many instances somo dainty picrcs mil};, bo selected from our fctock,  which is immense. There will bo found among other t hinge, Sterling Tia  and Coffee Pots, Plated Tea and Coffeo Sets, Cake Baskets, Fruit Dishes,  Nut Howls, Hon-Hons, Merry Sets, Trays, Oak Wuie, BKquc V are, Hrnss  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  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  .  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, B. C.  m  9\  9\  9)  *&  ^H" ^^ * ^fc. ���������^fc. ��CTi ***^^. �� ***^^^ ^^^ *^^. ��� ^^ ��� ^^. ��� *W.   ��� ^^ *^^. ���^^���^'^ . * ^ * jt*^ * 40 % 40 * ^0 * ^0 ��� ^0 ��� ^0* ^4 �� ^0*^0 * 40 * ^0 ��� ^0 ��� 40* ^^ ���  -***�� -^^ *  ^     ^^^ ^      ^^^      ^���%      ^^^     ^^^      ^^^      ^^^      ^^^      ^^^      ^���*>       ^^���"     ^^^       ^^      ^ *      **^      ^^^     ^^^     ^^     ^^^    0^^     ^^^     ^^^      ^^^    ^^^     ^^^     ^^^     ^^^     ^^^     ^^^     f^^^     ^^  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  .NELSON,  B. C.  To-==r.  Builders and  Contractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg* to ask for a continuance  of the patronage whieh you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure.  It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our  marble, products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep on hand  Tiles and Cement.  a stoek of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  Our Bricks and Lime Roek have taken* the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also  secured prizes last "year aiid this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  We  Builders.  are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors  and  tot  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick tf  Lime Co., Ltd  P. Burns & Co,  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Head Opfior at  NELSON, B.  0.  Mankets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   KMlo^Ymjrt^Sandon,   ���Silverton, NeyL  Denver, RevolstoKe^^Porguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLWHALB AND RKTAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  OKDWRH BV MAIL RRCfOIVH CAKKITCr. AKD PROMPT ATTHIfTION  IXXXIXXXXXXXXXXXXSXISXXIXXXIXXUXXXXXXXXXXZXXXXIZIIZXZZXIIXXXXXXXZtlXXXIZIXXXXXXXtlXtllZUXXXIXXriXZXIXJXXUXi;  ITHE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE[  No. 4, K. VT. C. Block, NELSON, B. C. I  i Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  j Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  ��� Parties hnviiiR mining property for wilo aro rcqu&slcd to Hcnd wimples of their ore to the  Kxchange for exhibition. We desiro to dear from nil prospectors who have promising mineral  claims in British Columbia.  Prospectors and mining men are requested to make the Kxchange their hoadquarters whon  in Nelson.  All samples should be -sent by expross, Prepaid.   Corrospondonce solicited.  .*   Address all communications to  Telephone 104 . ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER, .,  LP. O. Box 700     '-" ' Nelson, B. C.  :zzTZzzxzzxiizzizzzrxxxxxzrxzxxz.ixzixxzxxzzrzzxizzzigxnzxzTxzzzzxzrzzizzzxzzzzzzzzxrzzxxzrtzizTTTTxxxxxr  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 205.  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West C P. R. Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  We have several good furnished houses to lot  for tlie summer months.  H. &  M.  BIRD  BKOKEN HILL BLOCK.  All  Kinds of  Teaming  Work.  and Transfer  A gen l.s for Hard and Soft Cloal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Urink, Lime & Manufacturing Company. Oeneral commorciul agents  und broKcs.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivory.  TKLKPHONR i��.    WHw 184 BaKer St.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT. CO-OWNER  To John J. McAxdkkws or to any person or persons to whom he may have transferred his  interest in the Mack Diamond Mineral Claim,  situate on the north side of Hear Creek,  about three miles from the town'of Ymir.  lying south of and adjoining the Kvening  Star Mineral Claim. Nelson Mining Divipion  of West Kootenay Disti ict, and recorded in  the'recorder's ofllco; for'the Nelson Mining  Division.   .x,i '        .  You and each of you are hereby notified that I  have expended Two Hundred and Twelve dollars  and Twenty-five cents (��212.25) in labor and improvements upon tho above mentioned mineral  claini in order- to: hold said mineral claini under  ihe provisions of tlje Mineral Act. and if within  ninety days from the date of this notice you fail  or refuse to contribute >;our proportion of such  expenditures together with all costs of advertising your interests in said claims will-become the  property of the subscriber underused ion 4 of an  Act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, l'JOO."  JOHN DEAN.  Dated at Nelson this 27th day of April, 1U01.  TRADES   UNIONS.  ���MTELSON SOCIALISTIC - EDUCA1IONU  ���*���' CLUU meets every Sunday a'- 3 o clock p.tn.  in tho Miners'Union Hall. A cordial invitation  is extended to every one to come and lake pare  In discussions.   John Koberts, secrelJiry.  T AUNDItY WORKERS' UNION Oh1 NKLSrON  ���*-��� No. 85M, A. F. of L.���Meets in M tiers' Uiiluu  Hall.C. P. It Mock, corner'of linker and Sun'  ley streets, on fourth Friday in evfrv month at  7::��) p.m. sharp, visiting memb* rs of A<nei-ic.in  Federation cordially invited to attend. U. Fied-  rick, president; A,   " "  V. McFee, secretary.  Notieo is heroby given that David Church of  Erie has made application under the provisions  of the "Liquor Licence Act, liWO." for an hotel  licenso for the 11. C. hotel at Erie, and that a  meeting of the Board of Licence Commissioners  will be held to consider such application ut Krta  on Wednesday, the twenty-second day of May,  > l'JOl, at tho hour of eleven o.ciock in the forenoon.  W. H. BULLOCK-WKHSTHR,  Chief Licence Inspector.  Chief Constable's Ofllco, Nelson, B. C.  May, 1901.  -M-KLSON MINERS' UNION NO."���*!, vy. *. if  ������*���V*-M.���Meets fur'miners': union rooms, nortb ���  west corner of-Baker-'and Stanley st ri'eU. every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.**-:..Vinting mem  bers welcome. M.R.;Mowatt, President, .lame <  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scai.k ok W..GK8  for Nelson District'���Per shift, machine  men, $3.50: haiiimcrsruen miners. S.'t.2o; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, ��100.   .;*./'; *.;: \v:*-; ���:.**:*���; *;:-.*/;;.:  The rcgu-  fr< and I>abor  qiRADKS AND LABOR COUNCi L.  x   lar meetings of the Nelson Tradi-n   'Council will bo held in tho minerij' union hall. ,  corner Baker and Stanley streets, on the first �����"{  third Thursday of. each month, ptS p.m. C. J."^  Clayton; President; A. T. Curie, Sucreiary.  rular meetings of theCarpentors' Union  are .hold [on  Wednesday *���  rpHEn  -����� aro .hold on Wednesday*-evening of eiK-h  week, at 7 o'clock, in the, Miners' Union roonn  corner of. Bakorvand Stanloy.streets. diaries  Clayton, Prosident. George Brondley. Secretai>.  AINSWORTH   LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that Joseph Foamier  lias made application under the provisions of tho  "' Liquor;Licencc Act, lilOU" for an hotel licence  for the premises described as the Mnntieal hotel  .at the tecond crossing of tho Lardo river,  between Howser and Trout, lake, and I hat a  meeting of the Board of Licence Commissioners  of the Ainsworth Licence District will lie held to  consider such application at, the Court Houso at  the City of Kaslo on Saturday the first day of  June. 1!I01, at the hour of eight o'clock in. tho  afternoon.  W. H, BULLOCK-WEBSTER,  Chief Licence Inspector.  Chief Constable's Olllce. Nelson, 11. C.  .(ith June, I'M.  TOARBKRS'. UNION.-Nelson Uiilbi i. No. 106, of  JJ tho International Journeymen j*. Ilarlier s On  Ion of America, meets every first aiid third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, at 8.."0  sharp. ��� Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. R. McMahon, president-; .(. H. Mnthn  son. secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  socretary.  LABORERS' UNION.-Nclson Laliorers' Pro  tectivo Union. No. 8121, A..F. of I... mopts in  Miners' Union.hall, C'P. R. blook, corner of  Waker and Stanley streets, overy Monda) evening  at7:.')0p.ni. sharp. Visiting members of llio American Federation cordially invited to attend.  A. J. Curie, President. John Roberts, recording secretary.*  regular     is hold  tho flrst and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. Ueoige Kacritt,  Prosident; Henry Bennett, Socretary.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION���The  mooting of -thq^ Painters'   Union  LICENCE   DISTRICT.  AINSWORTH  Notice is hereby given that Alfred Leblanc has  made application under the provisions of the  _"_Lit|Uor_Liconce_Act. l!M)01Lfor^an JioteUjccncKu  for the premisosTdescrilieii ns t!ic"Korry hotel nt  the first crossing of tlie Lardo river, between  Lardo and Howser; and that a meetintr of the  Hoard of Licence Commissioners of tho Ainsworth Licence District will he held to consider  such application at the Court House at the City  of Kaslo, on Saturday the lirst day of June, 15)01.  at the hour of eight o'clock in the afternoon.  W. H. BULLOCK-WEBSTER.  Chief Liconco Inspector.  Chief Constable's Ofllco. Nelson, B. C.  lith June, 1!K)1.  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notice is horeby given that, in pursuance of  tho notification published hy this Department,  and datod 22nd June, 18!)!), under section 33 of tho  "Ijuid Act." agreements for the sale of Lots in  the 'l)own of Now Denver, which were purchased  from tho Government at public auction on 20th  July, 18!)2, and upon which the balance of(1pur-  chase money and interest is not fully paid up by  tho 30th of April next, will bo cancelled and all  moneys paid therein will be forfeited.  ! W. C. WKLLS,  Chief Commission of Lands and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  ��� Victoria, B. C, 21st March, 1901.  DISSOLUTION   OF  PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Lewis Noll and  Wesley E. Cox, carrying on business as hotel-  keepers in the premises known as the Porto Rico  hotel at Porte Rico Siding, B. C, under Ihe llrm  namo of Noll & Cox, has this day boon dissolved  by mutual consent. For tho future the Porto  Rico hotel will be conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will assume all liabilities of Ihe late llrm and to  whom all accounts owing said firm aro herewith  payable. LOUIS NOLL,  WESLEY K. COX.  Witnoss: Rout. Rknwick.  Nelson. March 2filh. 1901.  NOTICE.  Notice is heroby given that I intond to apply at  the next sittings of the Board of Licence Commissioners for the City of Nelson, to be held after  tlie expiration of thirty days from the date hereof,  for a transfer of the rctJiil liquor licence now held  hy mo for the Grand Central hotel situate on lots  23 and 21, block GG, subdivision of lot 9,r> in the  City of Nelson, to Gust Erlcson of the said City of  Nelson.  F. SIMPSON.  Witness, W. C. McDonai.u.  Dated this twenty-second day of April, 1901.  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION-Regular  meetings every Tuesday evening at 8-JO  o clock, in Miners'Union Hall, corner of Bak'-c  and Stanloy streets. : Visting brn'hren cordially  invited. Chris. Luft, president; H. SincKer. financial and recording secrotary.   ..'-'*::'  PLASTERERS' UNION-Tho O. P. I. A. Nn.  ���*������������ 172. meets overy Monday evening in the  Elliot block, cornor Bakor and Slanley street'', at  8 o'clock. J. D. Mnvor. president; William  Vice, secretary, P. O. Box 61C. i-      ~  A  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON LODGE. NO. 23. A. K. & A. U  Meets socond Wednesday In each month  Sojourning brethren Invited.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAP Tl- R No. 123  G. R. C���Mee's third Wednesday. S.ijnmii  ng companions invited.  =AtJVIatt.haws,_S.J4.===  George Johnstone,/.; K.  NELSON AERIE, No. 22. F.O. E.-M net second  and fourth Wednesday of onch month, at  Bartlett,  president  Fraternity  Hall.    Georgo  John V. Morrison, secretary  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nolson Lodgo. Nu  IR. KnlBhtn of PvthlttH. mwita In  I. O. O. V.  25, Knights of Pythias, meeto ln I.  HaU, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, evi r '  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. visJMng Knk-hru  cordially Invited toattend. H. M. Vincent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S.  KOOTENAY   TENT  NO.  7,   K. O. T.  M.-  Hold their regular meetings on the lirst and  third Thursdays of each month.  Knights aro cordially invited to attend.  Brown, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; It. J  I). s. c.  Va.  Hlcol  R.B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND  WOOD  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.  WORKT^  Special attention given to all kinds of ropalrlnn  and custom work from ov>ide points. Hiftvy  bolts made to order on shot**, notioe.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  NOTICE.  ^v..,,~���_ ..o��� .NislPri  and Genoral Gaol Delivery willl  Courts of Asslzo^NislPrius.Orerand Terminer  ���y will bo holdeu iu tlio  Court House at 11 o'clock in tho forenoon, at tho  places and on the dates following, namely:  City of Nanaimo, on tho 23rd day of Aorll, 1901.  City of New Westminster, on the 23rd day of ,  April, 1901.  City of Nelson, on the 7th day of May. 1901.  City of Revelstoke, on the 7th day of Mar, 1901.  City of Vernon, on tho 15th day of Mat, 1.401.  City of Kamloops, on the 23rd day of flay. l'^l.  City of Vancouver, on the 21stday of May, 1901.  City of Victoria, on the 28th day of Mav, J9ui.  Town of Clinton, on tho 28th day of May, 1901  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE.  Provincial Secretary,  Provincial Secretary's Offlos,  IWttiMMob,!^"  -~(, SSS&S  THE TRIBUNE: ' NELSON, B C, TUESDAY, MAY 14,'1901  ;.  *)'  r,  r*  i r*-<  J is*''  ll  iifi i  ft  ii--t  K  fl- !  IP    '  Ua  I  Hi  ���I.  <3.  hi  ������Z��_l____.<_:��___lZ_:4Z_:��_:��_:___Z:��_:&:iSj.  ft\ e^S_z&_t^_:&:��_iS^&&9S_iSL_X-^__  to  to  to  to  to  f$\  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  f\\  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  Don't Pay Two Prices for  Gent's Furnishings  When you can set anything.yon want in this line at Mad-  son's Great Clearing sale, at Eastern "Wholesale Cost.  This sale has been running the past three -weeks and the  generous patronage extended is the best evidence that  the people realize the value of the bargains offered. But a  $14,000 Stock of Clothing  Boots and Shoes and  Gent's  Furnishings  cannot be run off iu a few days. There is still an almost  unbroken range in all branches to choose from. ^ This  ���week/however, a special drive will be made in miner's  supplies. All goods are new and up-to-date. Boots and  shoes from $1.50 up, mens suits from'$6 up, and 300 pairs  of odd pants at wholesale cost.  Remember, Madson  Leads   all  Competitors.  Bakep Street,  Nelson, B. C..  THEO MADSON  T  T  *    0' We have just received a few hew lines of Toilet Soap that  we are going- to offer at a bargain for a few days and which we  have displayed in our windovy. These goods, are of French,  English, American and Canadian make, and all are to' be  sacrificed at the uniform price of  25, Cents   Per   Box   of  3   Cakes.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO,  VICTORIA -BLOCK        NELSON,   B.C.  M  M.  MORRISON & CALDWELL  PROVISIONS   AND   PRODUCE.  OUR LEADERS-  The well-known Newdale Creamery Butter.  In all sizod packages aud 1-pound bricks  September Selected Ontario Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  ~    ���* * ���-."   ~Fresrr"BogustowrTRanch���Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  Bakep Street,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  ��� ^5?�� fe^ 55^ ^S�� *S^ ^S�� ^  E. FERGUSON & CO,  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DOMESTIC CICARS  Amongst a large assortment we cany tlie folloAV-  ing brands: El Cielo, Flor'  de Melba, La Marca, La  Veda, Roseberj', Buena  Galana.  THE CRANDA HAVANA CICARS  A full line ranging from  $50 to $120. A declaration  accompanies each box, certifying that the finest  Havana tobacco only is  used by this factory. We  recommend them.  Our Special  Canadian Rye 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  OLD SETTLERS'  NEW MAPLE SYRUP  THB   BEST   IMZ-A-IDIE  THIS   SPRING'S   SYRUP    IN    QUART,    HALF   GALLON    AND  GALLON    CANS.  Houston Block, Baker Street.  {Telephone 161.     P- O. Box 176.  Rev. Mr. Morgan,  pastor  of  the  JOHN A. IRVING & CO. J B��ptist cbaAh of tuia <*&���was iu~  CITY LOCW NEWS  The children's- fancy dress eon-  cert will be repeated in the opera  house tonight with several new  features.  Yesterday poundkeeper Herring  started on the dog warpath, and  every K-9 minus the tag will be  impounded.  A. J. Marks is calling for tenders  for the raising of the Nelson hotel  building to grade. Tenders are to  be iu by May 25th.  Robert Hurry received word  yesterday of the death of his  mother, which occurred in Charlottetown, P. E. I., on Sunday.  The children's fancy dress concert, which proved such an attractive feature last week, will be re-  peuted in tlie opera house this  evening in aid of the-Nelson Public  Library fund.  Under the auspices of the uniformed rank of the Knights of  Pythias an excursion will be held  on ther2-lth inst. to Kokanee creek.  Tlie Rocky Mountain Rangers band  will be in attendance and an enjoyable program is being prepared.  Isaac Rockenfield, who for three  years was the idol of Nelsonites on  the baseball diamond, is playing  shortstop ithis season for the Seattle  league team. In ii game on Sunday  with the Portland team, Rocky  made a sensational hit. It occurred  in tlie tenth inning when, with the  bases full, Rocky made a homer  ;and won the game for Seattle.  THE   MUNICIPAL   COUNCIL  '���'''.        -o .. ...  Last Night's Proceedings;  At last night's meeting of the  'city, council-there was a full attendance of aldermen and mayor Fletcher presided. The only visitor  present was an insurance agent,  and he took a back seat.  The finance committee recommended payments to the amount of  $2600, which were approved, and  an order made that checks be issued  to cover same.  The recommendation of the auditor as to changes in the mode of  book-keeping were endorsed by the  finance committee and adopted by  the board.  Some discussion took place as to  providing a vault, as suggested by  the auditor. In his quarterly report he pointed out that there was  really no place in which to keep the  city documents, and that should a  fire occur the registers might be  destroyed.  Alderman Irving suggested that  proper accommodation should be  furnished. As a member of the  finance committee he would like to  see their documents properly protected. After a good deal of discussion the matter was referred to  the finance committee.  A number of petitions were received for roadway and sidewalk  improvements, which were referred  to the board of works.  Contracts were invited for the  supply of steel pipe for the water  service, and were referred to the  city engineer.  The fire, water and light committee recommended _,.-tiiat the  "Kootenay Eake"Telep]i6ne company7  be called upon to remove their  wires from city poles ; that tenders  be called for to erect the necessary  extra poles, and that the installation  be improved. The committee also  recommended that the volunteer  firemen be paid $15 per month, and  that this amount cover all claims.  Under present arrangements the  men are paid so much per call,  whether for active service or  practices. The arrangement is  claimed to be a saving tothe city  and satisfactory to the men.  Applications were received from  parties wanting sidewalks, etc.,  which were referred to the board of  works.  Bylaw No. 93 received its third  reading, and the council adjourned.  Yesterday's   Conference    Proceedings.  , After the usual conference prayer  meeting from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  the conference session was opened  in the usual way by the general  superintendent, who occupied the  chair. The morning was taken up  with the reports of committees.  Rev. Mr. Munroe, the Congregational pastor of this city, was  introduced to the conference and  in a neat speech responded to the  words of welcome from the general  superintendent.  In the afternoon a delegation  from the Socialistic Educational  Society, consisting of Messrs. Cox-  head, Broadway, Lackey and Ebb-  more, was introduced by Rev. J. II.  White, and heard with pleasure ou  the part of the conference regarding the government ownership of  the liquor traffic,  troduced to the conference by Rev.  J. H. White, and addressed the  conference.  In the evening Rev. Principal  Sipprell of the Columbia college, delivered the educational sermon.  Election of Officers Postponed.  The Nelson Liberal Association  did not elect officers last evening.  When the meeting was ��� called to  order it was found that the committee appointed on by-laws had  not reported. A new committee  was therefore appointed, and the  election of officers deferred until  Thursday, May 30.  Facts or Falsification.  Before Mr. justice Drake yesterday morning the case of Cordingly  vs. the Scottish Insurance Company  will be heard. The plaintiff conducted a furniture store at the west  end of Baker street, and during  dinner hour one fine day it was discovered to be on fire. Cordingly  was arrested on a charge pf arson,  but was acquitted. The place, was  insured, but the insurance company refused to settle "up  when the policy papers were produced. Hence the present action.  Cordingly was in the witness box  for several hours yesterday, but his  evidence was somewhat similar to  that adduced when he was in the  dock charged with arson. The insurance companies are straining  every nerve to prove that Cordingly  set fire to the place, and should  their efforts prove successful interesting developments," inay;' ensue.  REDUCED RAILROAD RATES  To the Buffalo Exposition.  [Spokesman-Review] ' ���  General passenger agent A. L.  Craig of the.0. R. & N. announces  that the people of Spokane and the  inland empire will probably be accorded a rate of $68.25 for the  round trip to the pan-American  exposition at Buffalo, and, a rate of  $50 for the round trip to St. Paul  and the Missouri river, on account  of the American medical association'  meeting and the national convention of Modern 'Woodmen.  While the transcontinental roads  have reached no agreement as yet  relative to reduced fares for the  pan-American exposition at Buffalo,  N. Y., the American'Medicatassocia-  tion meeting at St..Paul, May *20th  to June 7th, and the national convention of the Modern Woodmen of  America at St; Paul June llth, Mr.  Craig of the O. R; &.-N: has sent out  the following advance information,  which in all probability will govern  the handling *of passenger traffic for  those events. '   - .    ;   .  The information is of especial  interest, however, as it is the first  expression from any official of the  north Pacific coast roads touching  on what the public may expect in  the way of concessions from the  railways for the pan-American Exposition. Many people of Spokane  and throughout Washington and  the Pacific northwest want to visit  the Buffalo exposition, and many  others will take advantage of the  cheap rates to visit with relatives  and friends in the. east, whom they  have not seen in a number of years,  so that there is unusual interest  centered about.the matter. ������'."   ^  Mr. Craig says it is probable that  for   the   pan-American  exposition  the   rate   from    Portland,    Puget  sound and  common ,points  will be  about $78.25 to Buffalo and return,  and from Spokane, Pendleton, Ore.,  Lewistou, Idaho, and the Kootenai  country and common points $68.25.  Tickets   will be on sale Tuesday,  May 21, and each first and .third  Tuesdays from that time on  until  October 15,  inclusive. ������-The. going  limit will be seven days to the Missouri river or St. Paul, the journey  to commence on the day of sale.  The final limit will be 60 days west  of the Missouri river and St. Paul,  with stopover privileges in this territory   in either direction   within  limits.   Authority has been  asked  of the Western Passenger and Central Passenger association  lines for  this basis of rate's and limits,* and  definite announcement will.Be made  as soon as possible. ���',  Jacksonville is about to enforce  the edict that unless men work  they shall not be fed. But the governor has a strong force of troops  on hand to help carry out the edict.  PERSONAL.  TBLEFHONE 27  HI    B1TBBS   <fc   OO.  Storo, Cornor Bakor and Josophlno Stiee  PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS     rubber and cotton hose.  POULTRY  NETTING  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax    Automatic   Ore   Cars.  JNTELSOIsr  STORES   AT  KA.SLO  s^^.nsrDoisr  HANGING TOO^OOD FOR HIM  An Inhuman Father.  Parry Sound, May 13.���At the  trial of James Parton, evidence was  submitted showing the prisoner's  heartlessness. He is an Englishman  aud has lived in this, locality for a  score of years, occupying a farm  thirteen miles north of Parry Sound  in the township of McKell(\r. He  came from Crewe,. England, and is  said to be a remittance man. Twelve  of his family are living. Mrs.  Parton, inher evidence given at the  inquest after the death of the five  children in the burning of the farm  house, swore that her husband's  violence had caused her to leave the  house at times, and.to get help for  the children. As the,boys grew up  they left home. James, the eldest  lad, said he and his brothers had  never had proper treatment from  their father. If any of them had  an escape from, death Parton  would say that, would have been  one less to., keep.  The house,: whicli was destroyed  between,12!and 1 o'clock on Tuesday morning, April SOtb, consisted  of an old'log'built section joined by  a covered passageway to the newer  part built of frame. James and  Reginald Parton, slept over the  kitchen in the*1 log part. Tho  father, and mother slept in a lower  room in, the frame section, and  above them were thefive younger  children: Sarah, aged 18; Marion,  aged -14; "Carrie,- aged 7; Fanny,  aged.4; arid Daisy, aged 2 years.and  five ...months. ;;The stove in the  house had/not been, going for some  hours beforethei, fire started. The  upper part bf b,pth sections of the  house \yere found to. be burning at  the.same time, catting off two ways  of escape, for the children.  . According to the statement of the  two lads Reginald and James, and  Mrs. Parton, tne accused man did  verylittle towards .trying to save  the children. When awakened up  by his; wife he- went outside and  after watching .the fire for a time,  went to sleep in a hay mow.  Isaac Hurd, the first neighbor to  reach the fire, told of seeing Parton  at eight o'clock in the morning going to Tarry \Sound. Hurd said,  " This was ; anj awful affair," and  Parton replied.; .; "Yes, all my good  clothes are burnt and $9." Hurd  said, "What is that, if the children  were safe," .and Parton said  "Uraph." It is said that when  neighbors threw watei on the five  dead_ bodies to preserve their  identity Parton saidT" Dou't~~do  that. Let them burn." He would  not buy a coffin, saying.an old box  was good enough.  One of the sights of the future at  Monterey will be the whale that  came fin to show, himself to the  McKinley party..  A HEALTH TALK.  MI-h Ball ot t.h'ri Ciinndlan Vlavl rv, will give  another of thos-o MukIrated Hea'th Tnlku in ihe  opera houHo Friday. May 17, al. 3p m. Thuru  talks are inatrucire, antron Mit'juoiH of vilal importance to women. *��� No iidiiiiHsiun (ihargeU. but  a collection will be taken to defray ex pennon.  ."    NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  Postoffice Iuspector Dorman qin  fived from tlio coast last night,  Robert Shiell of Fire Valley arrived in tho cily last night, oxpeoting to remain  a weok. ��� .     ���  John G. Devlin is back from guiding a liiinlinx party through the mountain wilds  back of St. Leon HprinKS.  T. C. Cooper, Vernon, J. C. Home,  Toronto. I''. McICay, ICaslo, and Mist) ltod^TB.  Trent, were aiuohg yoateroay'a arrivals) at tbo  Hume.  At the Queen's yesterday there  wore reg:Htercd Geo. O. Stevenson, Kaslo, Frank  J)ick, Sloean city, I.. It. Mclvay,;Silverton, K. C.  TlninaN. Winnipeg, T. 1.. LavaUou, "Winnipeg:,  und ArUiur O'Uool, Creston.  * Tenders aro in vitied for tho raining: of tho Nelson hotelImilding.-on Baknr street, to grade. AH  tenders should be mirked "tondT. and nd-  drossed A. I. Marks, P.O. box 37, Nolson. Tho  lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  .       /     >: A. J. MARKS.  New Bakery  The Star Bakery has opened  a branch store on Josephine  street, next to F. Irvine & Co.'s  millinery establishment.  BREAD  REDUCED IN  PRICE BUT  NOT IN  WEIGHT  Sold at 5 cents per loaf.  Come and see the display of  cakes, etc.  FISHING TACKLE  IS NOT A NEW VENTURE WITH US.  We know your wants and have what you need. Our line is  too large to enumerate, but a call will convince you that it is  the most complete in the city.  ������_^_M���"*',.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Importers and Dealers vln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  Spring Sporting Goods  Duke & Son's Cricket supplies, Ayres &  Wright and Ditson's lawn tennis, Spalding base  ball, Lally lacrosse and Whitely exercises.  TISDALL'S  GUN   STORE  VANCOUVER.  ROSSLAND   ErVQIINEBRIIVQ   WORKS  cunliffe & McMillan  Founders and   Machinists, Specialty of  Ore  Gars, Ors-BIn   Doors  and General Mining Maohlnery.  lAab of second-hand machinery on hand, which lias been thoroughly overhauled and Is as good  as new: ,  2S-H. P. Locomotive-typo boiler, with engine attached and all ilttiiiKH, ready to turn on steam.  Bi"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingci-soll Co.  Sinking Pump, No. 5 Cameron, Now York.  Sinking Pump, 10"xo"xl3", out.Mido packed plunger pattern.  Watch this advertisement for further li.stH, or wiito us before you buy for complote llstu   We  may have just what you want.  Agents for Northcy Pumps.   Stock carried,  P.   O.   Box  19S; THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  NEW FIRM NEW GOODS PR'CES RIGHT  J. G. BUNYAN   &  CO.  FURNITURE   DEALERS.  Have opened up the newest and  most  up to date stock  of Furniture ever displayed in Nelson.    Call and see our  Ladies' Dressing Tables.  China Closets        Parlor Suites        Roll Top Desks  Secretarys  Side Boards  Bedroom Suites  Typewriting Desks, Iron Beds, Etc.  Te^.r^treBfc=jrGrBUNYSNTglD,U:  NELSON GL0TH8HG HOUSE  NO.   219   BAKER   STREET.   NELSON.  ROOTS!       BOOTS!  BOOTS!  For a few days only we will hold a slaughtering  discount sale.of boots and shoes.  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  STRACH  BROTH  PLUMBERS.  GOOD GOODS.  REASONABL PRICES  Will call at your, residence or. place  of business wr;?i catalogue.^; and  prices any time if dropped apostcard.  OPPOSITE POSTOFfflC B.  NELSON. B. O  R. G. JOY, Proprietor  SMOKE ROYAL SEAL  FIRST UNION MADE  CIGAR MANUFACTURED  IN NELSON.  Mrs. CARR  T,ATJ>3 OB   VANCOUVER  Kootenay  Cigar Go.  Bakor Street, Nelson.  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly 'jccupled by Miss MacMlllnn,  "Victoria Block.  The patronage ot .Kelson ladles solicited.  mam  nn

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