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 ^' .-7i>e-A:���v-4.*l  I, > i  Mineral Production of British Columbia in 19C0  $16,407,645  ���iE'fJWjtiA  ^zb*ai.��',T  Mineral Production of Kooter,oy iij T908  $10,562,032  NINTH YEAR.  KELSOK, B. a, ��� WEDNESDAY MORNING; MAY 8, 1901  PRICE ITVE CENTS  NELSON  ASSIZES   OPENED  ONLY TWO CRIMINAL CASES ON  THE DOCKET PRESENTED.  The Hearing of Which Will Be Commenced Today���Murder and  .  Cattle Stealing.  A court of assize, nisi priuf, oyer  and terminer, and general jail  delivery was opened in Nelson yesterday by Mr. justice Drake, when  the following were sworn iu as a  grand jury: T. Criddle, foreman;  H. It. Bellamy, A. G. Gamble, F.  ��� Irvine, G. Kydd, H. B. Macdonell,  N. T. MeLeod, 0. G. Miller, R. Robertson, W. P. Tierney, W. J. Wil-  "  sou and John.Deane.  His lordship, addressing tho jury,  said that this was the' first grand  jury called together in Nelson  under their new king and ruler and  since the death of her gracious  majesty queen Victoria, whose  beneficent reign had made her  loved and respected in every quarter of her vast empire and throughout the civilized world; aud in no  quarter of the empire was the late  sovereign more respected than iu  British Columbia. He hoped that  loyalty would ever characterize the  people of this - western portion of  the empire, and that ifc would be as  conspicuous under the. rule of  Edward VII as it was while Victoria occupied the throne.  His lordship referred to the war  in South Africa, now happily drawing to a close, and to the havoc it'  ' has wrought ' in many homes  throughout , the united empire.  Canada had suffered her full share  , of this loss, and might well feel  proud of the heroism displayed by  her sons, whose' achievements any  nation .might well feel proud of.  "Although we may grieve for those  ' who have laid down, their lives in"  the cause of the empire," ~add*ed his'  lorddhip,: "the incident" shows  that, .-British subjects are British  subjects the world over, and are  ever ready to "respond to the call to  duty and patriotism and serve  under tbe flag which is ever ac  cepted as the emblem of liberty  aud peace."  His lordship complimented the  jury on the fact thafc there were  but two criminal cases to go before -  them.' One was for cattle stealing,  the scene of the crime being the  neighborhood of Craubrqok. A  couple of cattle had been stolen  from a rancher there' and portions  of th6" carcasses found under circumstances which would lead to.  thb suspicion that the man accused  of the crime was the guilty-,person  'The evidence was largely circum-  ���s tan tialrbu if snclrasri tfwas ifc'wonld -  i>e presented to the jury, and if  they believed that a prima facia  ��ase had been- made out it was  their duty to find a true bill and  leave the case in the hands of a.  petit jury,  The second casa was more serious,  being one of murder���the effect of  %vhat appeared to be a drunken  spree. They would have to satisfy  themselves that a prima facia case  was made out, and on this point it  was necessary that at least -seven  of their number should agree. His  lordship briefly = reviewed the  evidence as it would bo presented  and left the, case in tho hands of  the jury.  The jury retired, and after a  brief absence returned true bills in  each case.  While the graud jury were out  his lordship heard arguments in the  case of McMillan vs. Sandilands.  The case has been before the court  on previous occasions, and was last  adjourned so as to allow of Thomas  Leo Peel being made a party to the  suit. The last heard of Peel was  ��� that he was in Mexico, aud ib was  contended by W. A. Macdonald,  K-.C, tha,t every effort had been  made to have him brought into  court. Mr. Macdonald asked to  have the case further postponed.  The motion was opposed and decision was reserved.  The court adjourned until 10  o'clock this morning, when the  .criminal cases will be taken up.  Work in Chambers.  Mr. justice Drake held a chamber  ���sitting   yesterday   morning, when  ;;the following orders were made:  Peters vs. Tramway Company���  ..order for examination of captain  Duncan.  $75  McMillan vs. Sandilands���case  adjourned; costs in the case.  Oppenheimer vs. Brackman-Ker  ���Application for further security;  dismissed with costs.  Bank of B. N. A. vs. California  Wine Company; order for payment  of money in court, $824.  Manly vs. Collum���Order made;  appeal to stand; costs in case.  Davis vs. Dunn���Order for  and costs to Dunne.  ' Peters vs. Nelson Electric Tramway Company���Order for special  jury.  Cordingly vs. Scottish Union  Insurance Company���Order for  jury; costs in case.  Cordingly vs. Guardian Insurance  Company���Order, stand over till  after trial of preceding claim.  Miniug Records.  The following are the mining  transactions recorded yesterday:  Certificates of work granted to J.  Shuttleworth on the Keystone  fraction; to Sydney S. Taylor on the  Northern Light; to N. Brosseau on  the Alice; to II. Lamout on the  JVssie M.; to D. R. Morrison on .the  Silver Queen; to E. G. Simpson on  the May Blossom, and to the Canadian Consolidated Mining Company  on the Roya1.  New record was made by Godfrey  Bnrteh on the Stringer, eight miles  west of Nelson.  Christopher Shubert registered  a revocation order in reference to  the Florence fraction, countermanding and annuling a deed to W. A.  Macdonald.  The Arcadian, Norseman, Denmark and Vienna mineral claims  were transferred from Charles  Monroe to Robert, McGregor. The  properties are situate 11 miles east  of Nelson the Whalebaek mountain.  Preparing for Synod Meeting.  A meeting of the executive committee of the synod of the diocese  of Kootenay was held in' Nelson  yesterday, at which archdeacon  Pentreath presided. The clergy in  attendance were: Rev. Beer of  Kaslo, Rev. Hedley of Rossland and  RoV. Akehurst of Nelson; and the  i.iy delegates were'Messrs. John--  stone, Crease'and Dr. Bentley;. The  business- of. the meeting consisted  of the consideration of the archdeacon's report, the arranging of  the grants to the clerg3r, the  arranging for the meeting of the  synod in Nelson this month and the  preparation of the agenda for the  same.          The Early Closing Movement.  A, meeting of grocers aud their  employees was held at the Miners'  Union hall last night to discuss  matters of interest to the trade.  Reporters were not admitted, but  it was announced at the conclusion  of the proceedings that the early  Thursday closing was debated, and  that the meeting favored a continuance of the arrangement. A  committee was also^a^ppointe^^to  looknvp^nTaller'stores aud~see~that  they closed their doors as well as  their moro opulent brethren.  Boy Drowned at Trail.  An Italian boy, 7 years of age,  was drowned in Trail creek on  Monday. The lad was playing  around the creek and fell in unnoticed. His father is employed at  the smelter.  Agent Transferred.  Montreal, May 7.���C. E. Bunting, formerly ticket agent for the  C. P. R. at Toronto, has been trans-;  ferred to Vancouver as chief clerk-  to E. J. Coyle, assistant geueral  passenger agent.  A Mint for Ottawa.  Montreal, May 7.���A special to  the Herald from Ottawa says.; that  the government will locate a mint  at Ottawa, and probably open  assay offices at Vancouver and  Dawson.    v:  Mrs. Bothalll.  London, May 8. ��� The Daily  Chronicle says it learns that the  health of Mrs. Botha, wife of commandant Botha, has broken down  owing to worry and her constant  journeys between her husband and  lord Kitchener, and that she is  about to sail from Delagoa bay to  visit Mr. Kruger and to appeal to  him to persuade the Boers to surrender.   English Election.  London, May 7.���The election in  the Monmouth district to replace  Mr. Fred Rntherfo'rd Harris, former  M. P. of this district, who was unseated April 2nd, resulted in Mr.  Lawrence, Conservative, getting  4004 votes and Mr. Aspicer, Liberal, 4201.  THE  JULY   CELEBRATIONS  WILL BE HELD IN NELSON THIS  YEAR AS USUAL.  Public Meeting Declares in Favor of  Two Days' Good Sport, Athletic and Aquatic.  A large and thoroughly representative meeting was held in the  board of trade rooms last night for  the purpose of making arrangements for the usual July celebrations, which aro every year so attractive a feature. Mayor Fletcher  presided and Hugh Cameron was  appointed secretary.  . His worship explained the object  of the meeting, and when he asked  "Is it your wish thafc we celebrate  this year as usual ?" he was met  with a most emphatic declaration  in the affirmative. July 1st and 2nd  were fixed as the dates���Monday  and Tuesday, and it was even suggested that another day might be  added and extraordinary efforts  made to present a program more  varied and attractive than ever before. That this point will be gained  there can be no doubt if the enthusiasm displayed last night be any  criterion, but the extra date was  not added, seeing that there will be  practically three holidays. It was"  further suggested that the drilling,  contest���always a drawing card���  should on this occasion be graded,-  and the'matter will be taken up by  the committee having charge of  this particular feature of the program. As usual, the aquatic sports  will be accorded due prominence  and will be run off during the "opening day, the great water carnival(  being held over until Tuesday.  Following are the committees appointed, the chairman of each to be'  ex-officio a member of the executive,  committee, a privilege Ttlso accord-1  ed the mayor as president of the  -celebration.  Reception committee���The mayor  and members of - the city council,:  James Lawrence, W. Irving, W, A.'  Galliher, J. A. Turner, William  Downey, W. W. Beer, W. P.  Tierney, J. K. Strachan and A. W.  Swannell.  Athletic sports���John Houston,  J. Malone, H. Ashcroft, W. J.  Wilson, Dr. Armstrong and N. T.  MeLeod.  Aquatic sports���T. B. Procter, J.  W.Ford, E. W. Matthews, W. J.  Beven, A. H. Buchanan, C. B.  Winter, G. W. Hale ^and H. Play-:  ford, with power to a,dd to their  number.     .._'  Water carnival���Dr. LaBau, Melville ^Parry.^A^B.^Mason.^captain^  Gore, W. J. Astley, Charles Hillyer,  W. R. McLean, T. G. Hauliain, H.  Selous, R. W. Day, E. W. Matthews  Music and decoration���J. Dover,  A. R. Sherwood, Fred Irvine, J.  McPhee, A. E. Gamble, J. M. Lay, G.  Kydd and J. Kirkpatrick.  Trades procession���P. Chapman,  William Irvine, Dr. LaBau, W. J.  Wilson, R. ��� Reisterer, H. Byers,  Fred Starkey, E. T. Jigot, A. R.  Kerr and D. McArthur.  General sports���James Lawrence,  James Chambers, E. V. Thompson,  J: Malone, T. Ward, P. E. Wilson,  W. A. Galliher, W. P. Dixon, George  Steele, James McDonald,, John  Houston and George Neelands..  Finance���J. Cholditch, G. V. Holt,  A. H. Buchanan T. Madden, P. J.  Russell, Charles Waterman, II. J.  Evans and P. CHddfe.'" "-"  Marshals���rT.'B.*;Procter and Dr.  Quinlan.  Another meeting will be held at  an early date of which due notice  will be given.  Ten Missionaries Confined.  ; Berlin, May 7.���In L the reichstag today baron von Hodenberg,  the Guelph leader, interpellated the  government on what steps had been  taken to secure the release of the  German missionaries now held  prisoners by the British in South  Africa. He averred that ten  missionaries were confined in Pretoria and that there was not the  slightest charge against them and  that their property had been seized.  Baron von Reichsoff, the foreign  secretary, said he knew of only  two cases where the German missionaries had been imprisoned by  the British. One of these missionaries, it was alleged, had an understanding with the Boers and at the  j instance of the German embassy he I  was paroled. .The second, missionary thus imprisoned was-accused  of agitating in the interests of the  Boers, and. ho had been released  through the efforts of the German  consul. ! ���  Baron von Reichoff referred to  the refugee camps as "a kind of-  imprisonraent ' affecting whole  classes of the population.*' He  declared that the British authorities assigned military exigencies as  reasons for their measures, but that  their procedure had in many  instances involved unnecessary  hardships and^r worked injuries  which might have been averted.  A general debate on the interpellation followed. Dr. Bacheu,  leader of the. centrists, said:  "Christian Englishmen have been^  able to - reconcile it with their  medium of, dignity not even to  spare the missions. This wrong  must be redressed."'  Sharkey Lost?;Another Battle.  ��� ft.  Cripple . Creijk, Colorado, May  7.���"Mexican Pe(*jb" Everett tonight  got a decision over Tom Sharkey on  a foul in the second round of what  was to have been a twenty-round  go"  before'the   Olympic  Athletic  Club.   The first round was a give  and take affair, Everett making as  good a showing as did the sailor.  In the second round, a few seconds  after the   round was- called,   the  men came together  in a mix-upr  Pete received.a. body blow, - whieh  dent him to his knees. - While he  was,down Sharkdy struck him on  the head, and the referee gave the  fight to Everett.^'  WALDERSEE NOT POPULAR  FIELD MARSHAL'S EXPEDITIONS  CAUSE  FRICTION.  China   Wants    to   Obtain   a   Loan  Sufficient 'to   Pay  Required  Indemnity. ,.v '    ' ���  London, May--"7.���The rumors  thafrthe relations between Germany  and Russia are strained on account  of slights on the part of count von  Waldersee are discredited at the  foreign office. -Though it is admitted in Downing street that the  majority of the powers are considerably irritated by the field marshal's  numerous expeditions, ifc is not believed this has led to- any definite  'misunderstanding. ;.It may be  authoritatively stated that if the  British diplomats had any reason  to believe the rumors of strained1  relations between-Germany and  Russia it would cause them no little  satisfaction, and they would jnofr  'take=the"trouble"to=Tliscfedit"^tbemT  Pekin, May 7.���China will request the powers to obtain for her  a loan sufficient to pay the indemnity as soon as the amount thereof  is made known. She will also ask  for an extra twenty million taels to  be provided annually according to  the proposition of the foreign ministers.  Pekin, May 7.���AV. Martin, the  American consul at Nankin, announces in a cablegram that the  secret societies there have joined  issue with the reformers. Chinese  troops patrol Nankin 'and sleep  under arms.  Behlin, May 7.���Marshal von  Waldersee, in a dispatch from  Pekin dated yesterday, says that  lieutenant Kummer and a cavalry  patrol attacked and defeated the  enemy's cavalry 200- kilometers  west of Kalgan ih Pe - Chi Li  province.  Berlin, May 7.���The National  Zeitung publishes a statement evidently inspired regarding the withdrawal from the province,of Chi Li.  The withdrawal* it appears, will be  under count Von! Waldersee's command, no nation proceeding alone.  The first step will be a note sent to  the Chinese commissioners naming  the total indemnity. !Jf.China gives  a written pledge nofpayment the  greater portion of the foreign troops  will be withdrawu, but a sufficient  number will remain until, the indemnity question is settled. Not  until then will all the troops be  withdrawn with the exception of  the legations' guards and the garrisons between Pekin and the coast.  London, May 7.���According to a  dispatch from Shanghai to the  Daily Express, Father Peoli, an  Italian missionary, was buried alive  in the province of Shen Si.  B.C. METHODIST CONFERENCE  OPENS   IN   NELSON   TOMORROW  MORNINO.  A Large Attendance of Clerical and  Lay Delegates From all Parts  of the Province.  -The fifteenth session of the  British Columbia Methodist Conference will open iu Nelson tomorrow morning, being the-first!  occasion on which the meeting has  been held in this city. It will be  the largest gathering of church  members ever held at an interior  poiut, aud a great deal of interest  attaches to the business, which is  of au unusually important nature.  This morning the stationing committee will meet, and tomorrow  morning the ministerial session"  will open. _ The missionary anniversary sermon will be preached in  the evening by Rev. Goro Kaburagi.  - On Friday morning at 9:30 o'clock  the general conference will be in  session. From 11a. m. to 12 there  will be a conference prayer meeting and at S p. m. a. reception service at whicli Rev. A. Carman, D.  D.,'. general .^superintendent, will  preach. , Saturday afternoon Rev.  E. E. Scott-will deliver a lecture before the theological union. Sunday  _will be a busy day in church matters, beginning with a conference  love feast in the morning led by  Rev. C. Ladner, and at 11 o'clock  there will be a sermon in the opera  house by Rev. R.oWhittingfcou, M.  A.; an open session> of the Sunday,  school in the church at 2:30 which  will be addressed by Rev. P. Hicks  and Rev. J. T. Westman. At 3:45,  in the opera house, Rev. Elliott S.  Rowe will give a sociological address, subject: "The Church aud  the Social'Problem," and at 7:30  --Dr.-GaVman^will-again -preachy tobe',  "followed" by the "sacrament of-thei  Lord's supper.   ' .  On Monday evening there will be'  an educational meeting and sermon  by Rev. Principal Sipprell. On the  following evening there will be a  Sunday school and Epworth league  meeting, and on Wednesday evening the conference will close Avith a  gospel temperance meeting.  Of the seventy odd ministers of  the conference about thirty have  stated that it will be impossible  for them to attend. The lay delegates were elected last week, but  the lists of names have not yet been  received. The following are the  ministers who, so far as .known,  will be present:'."  Revs. A. Carman, D.D., R. II. Bal-  derston,B^^A, WVH. ;Bar r aclo'u a li,  T37AT7ohn F. Betts, W- W. Baer,  ,G. K. Bradshaw, James Calvert,  Thomas Crosby, A. E. Green, S. P.  Green, T.W. Hall, Joseph Hall, J.  P. Hicks, Robert Hughes, Goro  Kaburagi, M.A., Charles Ladner, R.  B. Laidley, W..G. Million, A. N.  Miller, W. D. Misener. G. H. Morden,  R. N. Powell, John S. Pye, A. E.  Roberts, E. Robson, John Robson,  B.A., E. S. Rowe, A. M. Sanford,  B.A., E. E. Scott, A. K. Sharpe,  W. J. Sipprell, M.A. B.D., G. E.  Smith, S.T.L., R. F. Stillman, E. W.  Stapleford, J. W. Bowering, B. A.,  C. M. Tate, S. J. Thompson, J. P.  Westman, J. II. White, R. Whittington, M.A., B.Sc, R. Wilkinson,  Joseph Winslow, J. A. Wood, T. II.  Wright, II. C. Wrineh, M. D.  All   these    gentlemen    will   be  billeted with friends in Nelson.  Small Fraction Struck. /  Louisville, Kentucky, May 7.���  Only about 200 of the 3000 men in  the local building trades struck today. All had been expected to quit  work in sympathy with the^ear-  penters, and the leaders'insist that  tomorrow many others will strike.  Iu view of the fact that among  those who 'quit are plasterers,  painters and bricklayers, building  was seriously hampered today.  Railroaders on Strike.  Scranton, Pennsylvania, May 7.  ���Another strike of the Delaware,  Lackawanna & Western railroad  employees was precipitated here at  noon today by the refusal to grant  the request of the workmen for a  nine-hour working day at the  present rate of wages. AH the  men went out, including machinists,  blacksmiths, boilermakers and  helpers, engine wipers and laborers,  to the number of nine hundred.  Theae,   with   the   shopmen    who  struck on Saturday for the reinstatement of the man Hicks discharged at Dovernk, make neaily  2000 Lackawanna men on strike in  Scranton.  Kitchener's Movements*  London, May 7,���Lord Kitchener's first long review of the South  African operations, dealing - chiefly  with the'invasion of Cape Colony  and dated March 8th, was published  in the Gazette today. He says it  has been his constant endeavor  since taking over the command to  improve the fortification works  along the lines of communication,  thus reducing . the guards,Q also  evacuating the garrisons remote  from the railroads, thereby obviating convoy and escorts. He com-  mandered upwards of 25,000 hoises  in Cape ' Colony since December.  Lord Kitchener favorably mentions  200 officers, non-commissioned officers and men. He also reports the  capture of another 100 Boers, one  "12-pouuder, one 9-pounder, one  Maxim and a quantity of ammunition.  Capetown, May 7.���Sir Alfred  Milner will sail for home tomorrow  on board the British steamer  Kaxton.  Joiianneshurg, May 7.���Tho  Charlaton miue has been started  again.  RAILROAD DEBATE CLOStC  MARTIN'S      SPEECH  TWO    HOURS.  OCCUPIED  .->  Nelson's Member Espresssd His Viewfl  at Considerable length��� Green  Closed Debate.  Artists on Yellow Journals.  Bristol, Rhode Island, May 7.���  Three New York 'newspaper artists  were caught on a wharf at the  Herreschoff's yard today, taking  photographs of the Constitution,  the officers and crew of the yacht,  and were roughly handled by the  incensed shipbuilder whoconfiscated  tho cameras of two, of them and  destroyed their plates. The third  escaped. The " two men were,  arrested aud taken to che police  station by captain Heard, but they  were later- released with" a reprimand. '      '    ,,,'  ''     Thanks From the Kaiser.  Berlin, May. 7.���The Reichsan-  zeiger today publishes the text of  a letter from, emperor William to  Dr. Von���'Miquel,.who has just resigned the o0ice of finance minister,  "regretting the latter's- relinquishment of his post in which he has  deserved so-well of' the king, royal  household and fatherlaud���alluding  to his haviug created a new and enduring- financial foundation for  Prussia, thanking him for his faithful services and informed him of  his elevation to .the upper house of  the diet (Prussian house of lords).  StA*  Victoria,   May   7.���[Special"  to  The Tribune.]���The "debate on' the  railway   subsidy   bill closed ;at 9  o'clock tonight.   Martin niade the  main speech, occupyirtg twfo hours. -  He maintained that the province  had the legal right to control rates;  on railways that were- subsidized,  by the province, and thafc"-ihe bill  as introduced was in the direction/      _���,.  nf government ownership. Martin's''"p-^dM  stand is very displeasing to Curtis, ' *'" "'"  McPhillips,     Tatlow    aud     other  members, who are known to favbr  the Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern'  road,   as  he  very clearly  that   the  province   could  befcter advantage wifch the  than with any othe/ company for  the building of the Coast-Kootenay  railway. "  Houston held that too much, attention had been given to the great  necessity for the immediate .conr ilV,^fl  struction of .the Coast Kootenayj 7jfp^'  road, and not enough to the generril^Sj^pl  scope of tho bill under c6nsider-./.is^^|J  ation; thafc at the last eIecuon'*��h^f-."'  building, of   the    Coast-Kootentky-^  �� . . ..    '   '"������'4  railway was not an issue in  three- "^j^f^a  fourths  of the  constituencies, and' ***?'3.a��J��  showed  deal   to",  c. p. r..:  ^3��x  ���-,^1  - tjl5vl  ?M\  -Km  "**Wl  Pardoning of the James Gang.  St. Paul, May 7.���At a" regular  meeting of tho board of managers  of the state prison today at Stillwater unanimous action was taken  in favor of paroling Cole and James,  Younger, now serving life sentences.  This is in accordance wifch the new  law which allows the parole__o��Jife.  "prisoners after about 24 years' imprisonment. Cole and James (Bob)  Younger have been in Stillwater  since 1870 'for the Northfield,  Minnesota, bank robbery and the  murder committed during thafc  raid, in which they participated  with the James gang.  Cuba's Constitution.  Havana, May 7.���The special  commission of the Cuban constitutional convention, which returned  here from Washington on May 5th,  will not make any recommendations to the convention. Although  the majority of the commissioners  are in favor of accepting tha Piatt  amendment, the report will cover  only the facts of the conference at  Washington. The convention will  hold a secret session this afternoon.  That New Comet  'Lima, Peru, yia Galveston, May  7.���The bright cornet which has  been here for several nights is still  visible, and is the subject of much  discussion among the astronomers  and others at the observatory. The  former are of the opinion that it is  Vico's comet, and tho latter that it  is Encke's or Broseu's.  Philadelphia Times Sold.  Philadelphia, May 7.���Adolph  Ochs, of the Chattanooga Times  and the New York Times, today  purchased the Philadelphia Times.  His brother, George W. Ochs, will  take the management of the paper.  Sudden Death.  London, May 7.���A painful sensation was caused tonight at a  meeting of Free Masons in Eastbourne by the sudden death of F.  S. Schreiner, elder brother of the  former premier of Cape Colony, W.  P. Schreiner.  fix  j a"  X-r.-t  v>i'fl  *u  that.public opinion had not changed * "r?^|  in the province in that respect. -He~M'"*:srJI0  said the government had had no/  appeals from the people to reduce  the rate of the percentage' in' * gross. >? &�����?  earnings to,be returned for'the use- ^'V^|']|  of the money advanced by-the pro-C "fais,  .vince; that instead, all such demands had come ^from the, .promoters' of ~ the'- Coast-Kootenay  railway. , " -.  He also maintained that the government should be given a free  hand in,making agreements for the  building of-the roads mentioned in  the bill, so that while the Canadian  Pacific had one thousand miles" of  railway in the province, the Great  Northern had not moro than one  hundred miles aud that a concession from the former foi- reduced  freight and passenger rates on the  one thousand miles would ba of  more advantage to all the province'  than would competitive rates be to  the people along the line of-' the  proposed Coast-Kootenay railway.  Green closed the debate, claiming  that the Coast to Kootenay road  was in no sense one in which the  -people-of=Kootenay were interested"  Its building would not; give the  people of any town in Kootenay  competitive rates and would not  give auy point not reached by  auother road competition, lie was  in favor of the bill as introduced,  but'he would oppose auy amendments thafc sought to reduce the  interest on the money advanced by  the province.  The second reading was passed  with but three dissenting votes?,  namely, Curtis of Rossland, Hawthorn thwaite of Nanaimo und  Smith of Southeast Kootenay.  It is not likely that the session  will come to an end before the  middle of next week.  Wired From Vancouver.  Vancouver, May 7.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The iron mines of  Texada Island are to be developed  on a very large scale by a Pugefc  Sound iron company representing  the Union Iron Works of Sau  Francisco. Large shipments will  be made to Frisco for construction  of ships and machinery.  Trouble occurred today in tlie  oflice of the New Westminster  Columbian. A payment of $0*000  to Kennedy Brothers, fanner  owners, was due May 2ud, but was  nofc accepted ,by Jiennedy, who said  he would reaS9ume. ownership,. au  old mortgage having not been taken  over by the now company. Kennedy  demanded the keys from J. D.  Taylor, mamtging editor, who refused, and Kennedy had a new lock  placed on the door. Then Taylor  had him arrested for destroying  property and there the casa now  stands.  John Morton, said ftt the Oriental  commission todiiy���t.Uat, the.preseuca  of Chinese an^d JjVps might :CftUie  riots among the fishei'meii. rRev. Dr.  Grant spoke iu fa.yor ol Orientals, t^*ittx^aM<sin?^S!at&i&&jStt?r>^^  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1901  J' < <'  I',!'-'  ��'{  Jitf  ? .\  m  1$  ]  '1'K  Pi*.  a  hi  h .  w ��� ���  to  to  to  to  to  e��-  to  to  to  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ,w  to  to  WE   HAV��   OPENED A  SPECIAL   DEPARTMENT  OF  SMALL WARES  Containing only lhe thousand and one little necessaries  required by ladies for Iheir toilet. Have a look through  them. You will be sure to see something you will  wish to get. Here there is a complete range of Beld-  ing's Wash Art Silks, representing every imaginable  shade. Mrs. Dawson, who is an artist with the needle,  has on exhibition and for sale in our store some choice  pieces of fancy wcrk in which these silks only are used.  THE HUBSOFSMT COMPANY  Baker  Street, Nelson.  fa  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  *JNSft����e��tf��* to *�����'����*�����**��*���  tEhe fltrUmne*  Kaslo will celebrate Victoria  Day again this year and a good programme of sport is'being/arranged.  Toronto's list of civic employees  numbers 25Q0. This army is made  up of 800 public school teachers and  caretakers, 300 policemen, 200 fire-  jnen, 300 officials and 1000 laborers  and workmen.  The Laurier government has  made a mark in the-'matter of  establishing the Canadian branch  of the royal mint by authorizing'  an annual expenditure of $75,000  to defray the expenses of the same.  THE  SEAFARERS  There will be no labor trouble in  Montana this summer. President  McDonald of the federated body of  miners emphatically denies the rumors of strikes, and says the present outlook is more' harmonious  than at any period during the past  ten years. -   -  There are 500 cases of smallpox  scattered through the province of  Ontario, and the secretary of the  provincial board of health says that  with the increased travel of the  summer it will probably be found  impossible to cheek the spread of  the disease, as all the neighboring  states are more or less troubled  with it.   The Laurier government has instituted a pension system for the  members of the permanent force of  the Dominion. To earn it a man  must serve twenty years, but if he  leaves the force through disability  he may be pensioned at fifteen  years; The pension list is small7  but there is every reason to believe  that it will grow.  ANHWBOOK  by .Mat}* O.cy  Morrison. Th's  book is a romance of a New  England'.* const  town, charmingly told, the description being lifelike while tlie  characters arc dopicited with creative force;  that of the old general being particularly good.  ���It covers the period just previous to and during  the Civil War.  Frenchmen, Spaniards, .Portuguese, Greeks  and'Mexicans tiro all mixed up in a carnival of  crime and thoy do their villainies in a " Ha-Ha���  I'll have your blood "fashion, and the table is so  picturesque you can almost hear tho foot-s amp-  iug, .cursing, raving, shouting pirates. Prico  75 cents or may be had in our lending library for  20 cents.  THOMSON  STATIONERY Co.  Baker Street.  NELSON, B.  I'ianosrto Rent.  Limited.  tinue to close early each evening  excepting Saturday and Thursday  afternoon. An effort will also be  made to keep the other merchants  in line, but it. is doubtful if they  will be successful.  SiX; hundred doctors in Ontario  have been put on the -.black list by  the medical council of that province. They refused to pay their  fees on the ground that their council squandered them in maintaining  a costly club house in Toronto, and  were forthwith suspended from  practice. They are now appealing  to the provincial government for  redress. *   The paper manufacturers of  Canada are up in arms against the  consumers of their wares who demand a .government investigation  to ascertain whether, in view of  there being^a combine among the  manufacturers, the government  should not reduce its duty upon  paper. Just at present the manufacturers decline to produce their  bbbk^,'fetit then they may change  their minds;  /  . A correspondent at the Yellowstone mine asks The Tribune  whether the census of the Nelson  district has been taken. Up till  Tuesday nothing had been seen of  any census enumerator at the mine,  and the miuers .are at a loss to  know whether they are on the map,  or whether the new international:  boundary survey has been run and  placed them south of the forty-  ninth parallel. How is it, Mr. Commissioner ?  NEW   PAPAL   DELEGATE.  The grocers of the city held a  meeting last evening to consider  matters connected with the early  closing in the evenings and the  Thursday afternoon half holiday.  The object of the meeting was to  arrive at some definite understand-  . ing, it being understood that one  firm of grocers  intended  to  break  . away from the ..ear^y., closing each  evening,- which others .proposed to  meet by keeping open on Thursday  ' afternoon. 'As a result of the meeting, however, tlie grocers will con-  -r~1&m':  Archbishop Diomede Falconio,  the representative of the papal  poweriuGanadarwho-visited���Nelson recently, and who' will, according to press ; reports, succeed cardinal Martinelli as papali delegate  to' the United' States is - widely  known oh the American continent,  and is, in fact, an American priest  who did mission work in the United  States from I860 to 1885. The prospective delegate was educated at  St. Bonaventure college in Allegheny county, New York, an institution founded by the Franciscans in 1859. Father Falconio was  one of the first students who was  ordained there in 1809 by the late  bishop Timon and afterwards bo-  came president of the college.  Thence he went to Newfoundland  as a missionary and after serving  for some time as vicar-general of  the diocese, he was called to Rome,  where he rose to the highest offices  of his order. His brilliancy as a  scholar, and especially his profound  knowledge of church polity, led in  later years to his appointment as  papal delegate to the Dominion, of  Canada. Mgr. Falconio is excellently fitted for the suggested mission and would be acceptable to the  American hierarchy.  Kootenay Deserves Consideration.  Itossland World.  Nelson made a strong effort  through its member to obtain a sitting of the full court there. It was  not successful, but the determination behind the effort should be encouraged. Tho big interior interests of this province should obtain  a far greater recognition than they  do at present in the legislature  Masons in Conference.  New York, May 7.���The annual  meeting of the Graud Lodge, A. F.  & A. M. of the state of New York  here today. The meeting Avas  called to order by most worshipful  grand master Charles W. Mead of  Albany, who read his annual  report. He made the following  reference to tho present condition  of the order: "While we havo just  caiue for congratulation aud rejoicing that our increase in numerical  strength during the past year i?  without parallel in our history, I  find cause for greater rejoicing that  a spiiic truly fraternal pervades  and animates the entire fraternity.  The vestal fires upon the altars of  Freemasonry have been well  guarded and maintained, and the  craft in love and unity have been  pursuing their labors unvexed and  undisquieted by wars or tumors of  wars, steadily going forward in the  accomplishment of the objects of  our fraternity."  New York, May 7.���The routine  reports of regular committees were  read and adopted, and committees  for the conduct of the work of the  session appointed. Owing to the  fact that there were no contestants  for grand officers this year but little  outside of the routine work is to be  expected. The meeting was adjourned until tomorrow after the  Appointment' of committees. The  chief feature of the meeting tomorrow will be the election of grand  officers and the appointment; of  legislative and executive committees for the ensuing year.  Troop Ship Ashore.  Cape Town, May 7.���A large  steamer is ashore on Robbeu island,  not far from here. It is surmised  that the vessel is the British  steamer Tautallou Castle of the  Castle line with relief troops and  passengers on board. The Tantal-  lon Castle of 3000 tons left Southampton on April 29fch, via Madeira,  April 24th, for Table Baj% Cape  Colony. Later it was ascertained  that the conjectures regarding the  identity of the steamer ashore pu  Robben island were correct. She  is the Tantallon Castle. All her  passengers have been lauded.  May Involve Canadian Pacific.  Lydonville, Vermont, May 7.���  President S. It.* Gallaway of' the  New York Central railroad and Dr.  Seward Webb, president of the  Central Vermont, who have reached  here en route to. Boston from Montreal, changed their-plans suddenly  today and started for Quebec. Vermont people are much interested in  this trip, as rumors of various combinations involving the New York  Central, the Canadian Pacific and  the Boston & Maine have been  heard of late.  Policy Will Be Carried Out.  Capetown, May 7.���Sir Alfred  Milner, the British commissioner,  addressing a mass meeting today  said there was absolutely no reason  for anxiety ielt* in some quarters  lest any change be introduced iu  South Africa that-, would in any  way weaken the imperial policy.  Such a change was impossible.  Great Britain has made up her  mind and would carry  policy she had laid down.  out the  Rumor has it that J. A. McDonald's ice cream parlors on Baker  t reet are the finest in the city.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  wmwaw****.**.***.***.**.*.  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  ���*W*:9*********.*.*.**.**.*.*.*.*.  Wo are offering at lowest pricos tho boat  grades of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Bos'*, Mocha aud Java Coffoo, por  pound $   40  Mocha and Java Blend,:! pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Hlend Coffee, ti pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffeo, (i pounds.  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE GO.  Telephone 177.  P. O. Box 182.  WEST .BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Mrs. CARR  I.ATHTOF* VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MacMillan,  Victoria Block.  The patronage of Nelson ladies solicilod.  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPfiINC  TERM   BEGINS  APRIL   1st.  Bookkeeping, shorthand and typewriting  thoroughly taught. Do iiot mlm this opportunity  of acquiring a business education. Note address.  ^fP' 00 '00' 00' 00-1S '00^   0>'  K  ' ���*    Cf im czz:::x��xxxxzxxxxxxxxxx::fflzxx3axxxT;  m I  '/���    8 TRUNK STRAPS  /f \   B       SHOULDER STRAPS  *li    B SHAWL STRAPS  V��4      uxxiixixisiiijmxxisx: xxxtxxxxxxxxxxrixxxxt  jf\  ff\  f?\  /f\  i��\          iii   Women's skirt or dress trunk, same  .*"   style as above only better quality :  00'00'00'00>"00'00'00  04 . 00 .00 . 00 .00 . 00 .00. 00 .00 .00 .030.00 .00 *f_0 *00.  <^ . -^ .^fc^ . >��*, .>Bfc. ���>��"��. *>��fc. *>��S ���'SSy ���>����, '^fc. "^O*, ���*���* ��� ^���� "^'  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  xxxxxxxxxzxixxxxxixscxxiixxrxixixtixs  VALISES AND  SATCHELS  IU ALL SIZES  xixxixxxsxxxxxxxtxxxixxxxxxxxxxxixxxxxxxii  rixxxxi     '��� ' ���  1  (?*  >?>  BARGAINS  IN TRUNKS AND VALISES  <- Don't for a moment imagine that we sell cheap trunks only. We carry all sorts of trunks���from the low price  but reliable sorts, up to the very best grades made and we can save you money on them all. Here arc two special examples. Canvas covered trunks, oil painted with hardwood slats, protected by 7 inch steel clamps, brassed excelsior  locks, stitched leather handles, extra heavy leather 1^ inch straps around body, also deep set-up trays. Sizes  and prices as follows :  9\  9>  34 inch  $6.50  36 inch  $7.25  38 inch  $8.50  40 inch  $9.75  42 inch  $12.25  34 in.    36 in.     S8 In.     40 in.    42 in.  $9.50    $10 75    $12.25    $14.65    $15.50  Valises  and  dress   suit  cases   from  $3.00 to $25  Telescope   valises   from  75c. to $4.00  A special  reduction  on   all  purses.  Also hand bags at prices below :  12 inch      14 inch      16 inch      20 inch  $2.00  $2.50  $3.00  $4 50  'l' Uxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  igL ��       LADIES' SHOPPING  rj\ I BAGS FROM  jr&\ I 35c to 75c.  _H\ ikx:  Fred Irvine &  (W    iixixx:cmxii2zixixixrxixixiiixxxzxixrcxxixiJ ^^^r      a^c*  9Ajff** __* ____. ^ ^ ^       '      _.      '"^    *        __ ^  m^L. *^P^> *yi' 0^0 *0^0 ��� ^_*^ *^^0 ��� 0��^ ��0^0������ ^^0 ��0t0 *-0f0 %0^0\ ��� 0^^ *0^0 * jf0 *^^0 ��� i^0 '  36  Baker  Street  I'fXXXXXXXXXIXXXXXXXXXXIXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX'iXXXX:  SPECIAL PRICES  ON ALL  PURSES.   ���  lixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:  '��� ^' 00'00*0^'  Spring  Suitings  All the fashionable creations  in Spring and Summer wear  are included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Ncolands'Building,.Bakor Street..  '.FRED. J. SQUIRE. Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  TREMONT HOTEL BLOCK.  Largo stock of high-class Imported goods. A  suecialty of tho squaro shoulder���tlie latest  fashion in conta.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  )lelsdn Saw and Planing Skills  Limited.  CHARLES HILLYER,    "~ HARRY  HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. Secretary-! rcasurer  All Communications to be addressed to either of the above  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  -Desirable-Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Ofllco on Baker Street, west of Stanley* Streot    NKLSON.  Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Team's  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS', WINDOW STILES ���  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS        .  ,    '   DOORS,:WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prloes before  purchasing: elsewhere.     ,       ,.������..������        -  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.   FACTORY: HALL STREET C. P. R. CROSSING.   WILLS: HALL STREET.WHARF  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE  AT  NELSON.  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAKER STREET. NKLSON.  \\. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTUBR8 OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompti and regular BMuiarw at Nelson  dalivnry to the brada       Brewery �� nmsun  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  WHOLESALE TRADE  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  mriOKI'K .V. CO.. LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  ���*��� 'ami Co'tar strools, Nelsou, manufacturers  of and wholosalo dealers in tsrated wators and  fruit syrups. Solo ap;cnta for. Halcyou SpriiiRa  minoral walor. vTolophono GO.  _ ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES. ~  TTT V. TKKTZKL & CO.-Corner Baker and  vv ���   Josophino streots, Nolson, wholesalesdoal  era In   assayers  aupiilios.   Afroi��ts tor Donve,  yire Clay Co. of Denver.- Colorado.  "        COMMISSION  MERCHANTS. -  HJ. KVANS & CO.-Baker st-root, Nolson  ��� w1)o1cbu.1o dealorfl In liquors, cigars  cement, 11 ro brick and flro clay, wator pipe and  st.��el falls, and general commission merchants,  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.      *~  KOOTKNAY KLKOTRIO SUPPLY & CONST liUCTION COMPANY���Wholesale d��iU-  ersln telephones, annunciators, bolls, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson. -  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KKR MILLING COMPANY  ���Ceroals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  G ftiin clovators at nil principal points on Calgary-  Kdnioutou ft. K. Mills at Victoria, Now Wost  minster, and Edmonton. Alberta.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BUU.NS &   CO.���Baker   stroot,   Nelson,  wholesale doalers la fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage. .,  GROCERIES.     ~       :    ~  AMACDONAJiD & CO Corner Front and  ��� HaU streets, wholesalo grocers and  ���obbers in blankols, gloves,,mitU, bootfl, rubbers,  mackiua*ws and nilnerH'sn'nrtrieB. ' ���  KOOTKNAY  SUI'l'LY   COMPANY,- lilMI-'  TKD-Vcruon   streot,  Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.���Front stroob. Nel  "    son, vrholosalo gronorH.   -  T   Y. ORIFFIN & CO.-Front street. Nelson  "���   wbolo-^ile   doalors   iu   provisions, 'ccrod  meats, bnttorahdoggs.     . .       *   t  P.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLI/'iS.  H3YKRS & CO.-Corner Bakor and Josephine  .*> streets, Nolson, yrhplesjile dealors ln bard-  ware and mining supplies. Agonts for Giant  Powder Co..  TRElrlONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKKR STREET, NKLSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLAN3  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated by St'am 25 Cenis to $1  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT   THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  was begun in the Masonic Temple j CORNER WARD AND BAKER 8TREETS J p. O^TtM.'  Everybody    Welcome  A. R. BARROW, A;M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and ^S^SS^k  % HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Wladden H^use  P.iitct.-r and Ward  Hiriiots, Nolson  T AWRKNCK    HARDWARffi,   COMPANY  i-}  Baher St.,  NolBon,  wholosale   dealors ln  hardware and mining supplios, and'wator and  plumbers'snpslies. :...';-:  '���       LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER,  BKBTON & CO.-Corner Vernon  and -Josephine streots. Nelson, wholesale  dealers In liquors, cigars and dry goods.   Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  ?ary Browing Co. of Culgary. ,        ..  ,       SASH AND DOORS. ~  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILL8,  LIMITED-Corner Front and HaU stroota,  Neleon, manQfaoturers oi and wholesale* dealors  In sa><h and doorst all kinds of factory work made  60 order.  ~~ WINES. AND CIGARS. ...-*  CALIFORNIA WINK COMPANY. LIMI  TED-Corner Front and HoU streets. Nol  son, wholesale dealers in wlnea (oaBe and bulk,  4nrt flnrnrtPUn *.nt. fmnnnfyid ofararn.  AECHITECT.  AC. EWART���Architect.   Room 3 Aberdeen  ���   block, Bakor Btroet,;'Nolson.  Large comfortable bedrooms and flrst-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men,  RATES S2 PER DAY  Tho only hotel ln Nelson that haa remained  Tinder ono management since 1SQ0.  The bed-rooms aro well furnlshod and lighted  by electricity.  Tho bar Is always stookod by th9 best dom a-  Mr. nnd imported liquors and olgars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  fyrs. E. G;Clarl(e, Prop.  -LATE Of 1W�� BOYAf. HOTICL, UAUBABY  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Bar Htookod with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Boor on draught. Large comfortable rooma,  Blrsb-oloBB table boa d.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  HIS HONOR THE ADMINISTRATOR OF  . : THK GOVKltNMRNT-IV.COUNClL.has  been pleased lo make tho following appointments:���  Jiilm A. Turner, Governincnt Agent, Thomas  *M. Wftiil iwd-F'-od SiArkey, of thecity of Nelson,  y.tt\\\_ res to be M em bers of, the Board of Directors  of llio "Kootenay Lako Oeneral Hospital."  April 20th. 1901.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stf.venson, or to any person or persons to whom ho may have transferred his  interest in the Lila mineral claim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You are h**1 rcby nolillud that 1 havo expended  the sum ot One Hundred nnd Kift.y-Sevon Dollars  in labor and improvement's  upon   the abovo  mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said  mineral  claim under the   provisions   of   the  Minoral Act, and if within ninety days from the  date of this notice you fail or refute to conlribut >. ;  your proportion of such expenditure, togethe.v  with all costs of advertising, your interest in raid  claim will become tlio proporty of the -subscriber  under section four of an Act. entitled "An Act to  Amend tbe Mineral Act, 1!X)0."  DANIKL   HERB.  Datod this 12th day of February. U0I,  M  ;;,/ THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1901  BANK OE MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  BEST    7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummoud Vice-President  E.S.Clouston General Manager  ���     NELSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootenay Stroets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OP BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HKAD OFFICE:  TORONTO. -  Branches In Lo.vbos (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cilios in Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Kxchange and Cable  Transfers.      ��� m .   ���    .  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  availablo in any part, of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Kto.  Savings Bank Branch  ���    OUHRKNT RATK OV INTKKK8T PAID. u  THE DAY'S EUROPEAN CABLES  LONDON, 7.���Afc a meeting today  of the - Leyland line shareholders  the Mnrgan-Ellerman agreement  was uuauimously confirmed.  HOME, 7.��� The pope today confirmed the appointment of father  O'Counel, rector of tho American  college here, bishop of Portland.  LONDON, 7.���ln the house of  commons today sir John Georst, the  new president of the committee of  the council, introduced the education bill.  LONDON, 7.���At the first day's  racing afc Chester today the Stamford two-year-old. plate of 200  sovereigns was won by Speculator,  L. Reiff up.  LONDON, 7.���The statement of  the board of trade for the month of  April shows an increase of '3,311,000  pounds in imports, and a decrease  of 058,100 in exports.  LIVERPOOL, 7. ��� Receipts of  wheat during the past three days  ] 2(5,000 centals, all American. Receipts of American corn during the  past three days 91,(500 centals.  BERLIN, 7.���The reichstag com-  .mifcteo today passed "the saccharine  bi,ll by a vote of ten to seven. The  saccharine bill is a measure designed to prohibit/the sale of saccharine liuder the name of sugar.  ' COLOGNE, 7.���Tlie military captive balloon with > two mon in tlie  car, whicli ascended here Sunday  afternoon, broke loose in a gale and  was lost to sight, in the clouds, has  descended safely. The occupants of  the car were not injured.  LONDON, 7.���Sir Reginald Beau-  ��� champ got a divorce from his wife,  Violet (daughter of the fifth earl of  Bodenj, today and ten thousand  pounds' damages. . The co-respondent was Hugh,- Watt, a former  member of parliament, who is well  known in financial circles.  LONDON, 7.���"Venezuela is placing important orders for war  material with German firms," says  the Berlin correspondent of the  Daily Mail, "and inviting Herr  Krupp and others to tender for the  .supply of cruisers, torpedo boats  and the like."  ' LONDON, 7.���There was a heavy  fall of snow in Devonshire and  Dartmouth (South Devonshire) endangering the crops.     The cluiugu  .from the almost tropical heat of  the past month is most marked  and promises to continue for some  time. ���  ^BRISTOL,-JR. 71., J.=The_cuiuk^  fender. Constitution lay at her  moorings today and the experts  had an opportunity to look up on  her in the night. A critical view  brought the conclusion that in tho  new boat the main features of the  great cup defender of two years  ago had been maintained.  LONDON, 7.���The amateur'golf  championship opened today afc Si.  Andrew's in threatening weather  and wifch a cold wind blowing.  The entries, numbering 11(5, are the  largest in the history of tho competition. All tho best known  amateurs are competing. H. H.  Hilton, of the Royal Liverpool Golf  Club, the present champion, is expected to retain the title. He won  liis first match easily against G. F.  Smith by-five up aud three to play.  The bulk of the spectators followed  Mr. Hilton, the precision and neatness pf whose play was remarkable.  ���      ���      -      $8,000,000  -      -      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Paid-up s Capital,  Reserve Fund,  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard- Street. EI. O.  New York  Office, 10   Exchange   Place.  . and lis Brunches in Canada und tho  United SUites.  Gigantic Shipbuilding Trust.  Niaw York, May 7.���A circular  has been issued by H. H. Poor "��fc  Company regarding the organization of the United States Shipbuilding Company under the laws  of New Jersey to acquire the Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry  Dock Company, the Union Iron  Works, San Fraucisco, the Bath  Iron Works, Limited, and theHude  Windlass Company of Bath, Maine,  the Crescent shipyard and the  Samuel C. Moore & Sons Company  of Elizabethporfc, New Jersey, aud  the Canada Manufacturing Company of Cartret, New Jersey. The  total Output is estimated at 5380,000  tons. The aggregate orders now  on hand of the constituent companies is said to exceed $03,000,000,  covering an average of eighteen  months for completion, on which  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed  on  deposits.    Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  tho estimated profit is over. $7,000,-  000. The company will be authorized uuder its charter to issue  capital stock as follows: Preferred  stock (7 per cent non-cumulative)  $32,500,000; common stock $32,-  500,000. , x  . .  Queen Victoria's Present in Dispute  London, May 7.���A dispute has  arisen as to tlie ownership of the  tlag which queen Victoria presented1  to the hospital ship Maine. Mrs.  George Cornwallis West asserts that  ifc belongs to her, and Bernard  Baker, owner of the vessel, declares  that it is his property. The flag is  now in lady Randolph Churchill's  (Mrs. George Cornwallis West) possession. It seems that while the  Maine was still in service as a hospital ship Mr. Baker gave orders  thafc the flag should be surrendered  to no ono without an order from  himself.  The officer in charge of tho ship  a few days later sent it to lady  Randolph upon her request. He  was dismissed for disobedience, and  Mr. Baker requested lady Randolph  to return the flag to "him, which  she, in spite of more importune requests and demands has failed to do.  Lady Randolph claims that the  flag i9 her own, but has intimated  her willingness to send ifc to the  United States government .to be  placed as a relic in some national  museum.     Morgan's' Schemes. -  Nkw York, May 7.���J. P. Morgan  remains an ogre for the sensational  British press, says the Tribune's  London correspondent, and Mr.  Carnegie's forecasts of the development of American industrial resources are printed in the largest  Lype. The consolidation of the  railway and shipping interests of  the Atlantic and Pacific seaboards,  wifch the possibility that one capitalist can fix through rates and  ocean transportation, is now- a  stock theme with financial writers  in England, who display remarkable  credulity in accepting elastic statements of the ulterior purposes of  American multi-millionaires. At  tlio same time they deplore English  inability to form counter com  binatious. It is reported that Mr.  Morgan is having two steamers  built exclusively for first-class passengers between New York and  England and on a scale of magnificence exceeding anything hitherto  anticipated.  The Cup Challenger.  London, May 7,���The Shamrock  Tf lay afc^ller^ioorings^t^da^to=al5=  low her crew to tauten her rigging,  stretched by the trial spins, and  alter her running gear. The mainsail is not considered quite satifac-  tory and orders to supply another  have been given which will probably be used the next time she goes  out. Captains . Sycamore and  Wringe speak highly of the new  boat, but Sycamore is a little cautious. He says' it would be a mistake to gauge a day's sailing like  yesterday, when nothing was intended but an informal trial. Neither of them had been sent along  at full speed. From captain Sycamore's remarks it is considered that  ho considered the cup challenger,  had ii good deal in hand.  Nicaraguan Possibilities  Nkw York, May 7.���It is understood that the engineers who have  been making test borings aud surveys for a route for .the Nicaraguan  canal, some of whom have just arrived here from Greytown, believe  that a canal across Nicaragua costing less than $25,000,000 is possible.  The work would include about fifty  miles of embanking and the cutting  of rock for eighteen miles from lake  Nicaragua to the Pacific ocean.  The total length of the route is 181  miles. The highest ridge which it  would be necessary to cut through  is slightly more than 300 feet high.  Great care has been taken to avoid  sand.   English Miners in Trouble.  London, May 7.���The miners'  conference met in executive session  this afternoon and adjourned until  tomorrow after considerable discussion of the proposed strike. Mr.  Renwick, a member of pai'liament  who   was once a working miner,  IMPERIAL BAffl  OF    CJ��__1_T__\.__D__\.  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  W  $2,600,000  $1,725,000  H. S. HOWLA.ND Prosidont.  1). It. WILKIE General Manager.  K. H A Y Inspector.  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the bes  workmen.  SAVINC3   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THK   CURKKNT   IIATK   OK    INTKKK8T   ALLOWED.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  < ��� ' -' ���- ^  said after the megting : "No resolutions were presented, and it is impossible yetto tell what is the consensus of opinion among the .delegates." Considerable 'difference' .of  opinion developed in the course of  the discussion, the inland miners  opposing and the sea board delegates supporting the ' suggested  stoppage of work. It is understood  that the coal owners will be represented at tomorrow's meeting.  Many of the delegates .expressed  the opinion thafc the employers had  deserted _the miners after urging  them to strike.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  For Sale or Rent.���Piano ab the  Old Curiosity Shop. .*������' t    .  .  Wanted���To rent at once.a five  or HX-room house, furnished.   Box 65C, Nelson.  Large,   well-furnished   rooms  to  leu Apply rooms 1 and 5 Macdonald block,  cornor Josephine and Vernon.  Wanted���At once; good  general  servant. Apply Mrs. John Houston, corner Carbonate and HaU streets.  . For sale or   reiit���A   first-class  boarding hpuse. Central locality. Reasonable-  torms.   Apply to Box'78, City. _ -, .    .,.  To Rent���Two rooms furnished  or unfurnished. Enquire Silica street, two"doors  wont of Josephine.,-. ' -,  Furnished rooms tb let, with or  without board. Prices moderate. Mrs. Keilly,  Ward street, next to Post Olllce.  To rent���Office iri-the. Turner-  Boecko block, corner Ward and' Baker. ' Apply-  to John A. Turner. -   -   .    ;    .  To   let���Furnished   front, rooms  over Vanstone's drug store; $2.50 per week. Also  six-room house to let.  ., We   have buyers   for "gold and  copper mines,* The Prospectors'Exchange. room  4, K-W-C Block.   Telephone 101.  Nelson, B. C.  Japan Tea of all kinds to suit  your taste. Sun Cured. Spider Leg, Pan Fired  in bulk or packages. ' Kootenay Coll'ee Co.  For Lease���The Palace Hotel, in  Sandon, B. C. For particulars and timo of possession enquire of Mrs. Annie Kagan, Sandon,  British Columbia.  Gold,  copper, silyer, lead mines  and prospects jvnnted. Send report and samples  to the Prospector*' Kxchange, Nelson, B. v.,  Room 4, K. VV-C Block. -.  For sale���Tug boat Red Star and  barge at reasonable figures lo c ish purchaser, on  time with good secuiitv. Apply io .Ontario  Powder Works, Nelson, B. C.  .   For   sale ��� Household   furniture  and efl'ects of houso on Latimer street, opposite  brewery. Can bo seon between !) a. m. -.and 5  p. m. this week.   Mrs. A. S. Parker.  For comfort and convenience go  to fhe Ice Cream Parlors of J. A. McDonald,  Bakor stroet. where overy attention and requisite is supplied.  . Free milling gold properties.   We  are anxious to secure a few free milling gold properties at once. The Prospectors Kxchange,  Nehon, B. O., Room 4, K-W-C Block.  ".*: If you have a mine or prospect for  sale, send sampl��s of ore and report to The Prospectors' Kxchange, room 4, K-W-C Block." Telephone 104.   Nelson, B. C.   ���*-'./.*  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 Coffee Co. *  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  .China���ToasJn_greatyariety, choicest qnality.  We make a specialty* of blending teas and~BelL  thorn in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootenay  Coffee Co , .:  Western Canadian Employment  Office, Box 711, Phone 270, wants girls for general  housework, waitresses and waiters; man for  .dairy, man to herd cattle, man to work in g ir-  den. Positions wanted���Man wants- carpet  cleaning and relaying, window cleaning and general work about .the house; also. several cooks  want work.    ���   TENDERS.  Will-be received by tho undersigned, addressed  to Rossland, B. C. up to Wednesday, May 15th,  1901. to continue the tunnel on the Juno mineral  claim for 250 foot, more or less.'  Permission to cxamlno tho rock can be obtained from Mr. H. K. T. Haultain, No. l) K. W.  C. block, Nelson, B. C.  *    .      n,    ...,flf. S  IOC AN.  :.'.:'',;::..:'notice.  >  rn-  Established in Nelson 1890.  JUNE   WEDDINGS  THE MONTH OF ({OSES AND WEDDINCS WILL SOON BE HERE.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  Whit the wedding prcsct.t shall be'is then the question of the hour, and In  very many instances somo dainty pieces may to so'.cc'.cd from bur ttcck,  which is immense. There will bo found among other thing-'; Sterling Tra  and Coffeo Sets, Plated Tea and Coffee Sets, Cake Basket*!, Fruit Dishes,  Nut Bowls, non-Bon*. Berry Sets, Trays, Oak Ware, Bl-(|iie v are. Brass  Ware, Cut Glass, Flat Ware, Onyx Tables, Pianos, Sewing Machines, and  a thousand ether things too numerous to mention.  CALL AND INSPECT OUR LINES  BEFORE BUYINC ELSEWHERE  '^?,  m  9\  9\  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, B. C.  .  9\  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  m  9\  9}  9)  m  VV.*^%^y . 00 . 00 . ^0 . 00 . 00 . 00 . 00 . 00 * 00 . 00 * 100 ��� 00 . 0.0^, 0. X*_\.^^^^'____W ��.^> * S^ * ^K �� ^^ *^^* ^^ * ^^* ^^'^S* *^B>*^^ * ^B>* ^K ��� **> ^*��0M  V^��*%^>>���^��� ��^>,***5^��**5^��*5��P*5^��^T*^?*^^.**5��T**^^���^P��**^,'*s,n -0'0*^'00*00' ^0 ��� 00 ��� 00 * 00'^Si*0*'00'00'00'00'^t*^S> ~2> *0^*  W  IN THK  COUNTV: COUIIY :Q��- JvOWB.VAY, HOI.DUN  AT KORT 8TKKI.K, U.'C.   ... *'.     ,. ..   " :,.  'OTICR is hereby given that on the 241 if dayof Apr!', 1901, it was ordered by P. McL.  Forin, Ksquiro. Deputy Judge ojf the said court,  that James Ferguson Armstrong, Ofllcial Administrator of the County of-'Kootenay, bo administrator of all and .singular'Ithe 'estate- of  William Couch of- Creston;���*drayman,* deceased,-'  intestate. . >��� ...*'���'���''���' '*:.���  .. h very person indebtcd;to thai i aid deceased is  required to mike payment forthwith to tho undersigned. ���?'���'       -  Every person having in pp-session effects belonging to the de'cois'ed ic required forthwith to  notify the uddersigned. .;     '������ - . 'r . ���'  Kvcry creditor or other person* having,any'  clfiim upon or interest .in tho distribution of the  porfonal-estato of the said deceased is requiied  within thirty days of ..this date to send.-'by. registered letter; addressed to the undersigned,'his!  name and address and the full particulars of his  claim or interest; and a statement of his account,  and the nature of the security (if any) hold by,  him.  Atfer t*fco expiration of the said thirty days  tho administrator will proceed with tho distribution of the estate, having regard to those claims  only of which ho shall have nad notice.  Dated at. Fort Steele this 8th day of May, 1901.  JAMK3 FEUGUSOM ARMSTRONG,  Official Administrator,  Fort Steele, B. C.    ,  CORPORATION OFTHE CITY OF KELSON  PUBLIC MRKTING.  A m��eting bf the citizens of Nelson will be he'd  in tho board of trade rooms this evening at o!ght  o'clock for the mirpoce of considering matters  connected with the Dominion Day celebration in  Nelson on Monday aud Tuesday, July 1st and  2nd.  FRANK FLETCHER, Mayor.  Nelaon, B. C. May 7th,'1901.  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Co.  NELSON, B, C.  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 which you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure.  \t is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our  marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply  these produets at reasonable rates.      '        �� ;  We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,.  Tiles and Cement.  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the.  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone. '".������''.  , We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and  Builders.  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  tor The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors te  Tbe West Kootenay Brick <6 Lime Co., Ltd  P. Biiirris & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  HEiDN-SoN,AB.o'-"  '     -/' Dealers in Meats  Marl^ts'at^NelBOnT^Rossta  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND UKTAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  K. W. 0 BLOCK  WARD STEEET  rmnKKH.HY MAIL RBCBIVB CARBFUr. AKD PHOtfPT ATTBWTXON  -XXZZXZIXXIIZX2ZXZZZItIXZIIXZZZZZZZXXXIUZXXZZXZZIXZZXIZZIZZZICIXIIXIIIIZXJXX��XIIIXXXIXISXXItXXIZXXZIIZIXIZXXII  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE!  No. 4, K. VT. C. Block, NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Oopper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  Parties having mining property for salo are requested to Hend wimploH of their oro to tho  Kxchange for exhibition. '��� Wo desire to hear from all prospectors who have promising mineral  claims in British Columbia.  Prospectors and mining men aro requested to make tho Exchango their hoadqnarters when  in Nelson.  All samples should bo,sent by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited.  Address all communications to  \ Telephone  104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,  P.O. Box 700 Nelson, p. C.  CaijzxzzTzizzzzzzzzzxxxzzxxzzxizzxTzrtizzzxzTrxxizxzizzzzazxTzxzirttriTxzzzzxzzzxxxzzzTzxTxzxzzzziTrrrizxxzzxr  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 205.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West C P. R. Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  We have Roveral good furnished houses to let  for tho summer montliB.  H. &   M.  BIRD  BROKEN WLL BLOCK.   .  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All  Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agents for Hnrd and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Comp:iiiy. Washington Hriok, Lime & Manu-  facluring Company. General commercial ugonUs  and broko-s.  Allcoul and wood strictly cash on delivery.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER  To John J. McAndrews or to any porson or persons to whom he may have transferred his  interest in the Black Diamond Mineral Claim,  situate on tho north side of Hoar Creek,  about, throe miles from the town of Ymir,  lying smith of and adjoining tho < Evening  fc-tar Mineral Claim, Nelson Mining Division  of West Kootenay. Distiict, and recorded in  tho recorder's ofllco for the Nelson Mining  Division. ".: -  You and each of y��u are hereby notified that I  have expended Two Hundred nndTwelvedollars  and Twenty-five cents (��212.25) in labor and in'i-:  provements upon lhe abovo mentioned* minoral  claim in order to hold sai<l mineral claim under  ihe provisions of the Mineral AcCand if:.within  ninety days from the date of this notice you fail  or refuse to contribute- your proportion of: such?  expenditures logetlier with nil costs of advertising your interests in said claims will become the  proporty of the subscriber under section 4 of an  Act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, 1U00."  '      JOHN DKAN. -.  Dated at Nelson (his 27th day of April, 1JJ01.  NELSON LICENCE DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby jjiven that David-Church of  Erie-has made application under the provisions  of the "Liquor Licence Act, 11)00," for an hotel  license for the 1). C. hotel at Erie, and that a  meeting of the Hoard of Licerce Commissioner-!  will be Held to^consider such application at Krte  on Wednesday, the twenty-second day of May,  1901, at tho hour of eleven o.ciock in the forenoon.  W. H. HULLOUK-WKBSTKK,  Chief Licenco Inspector.  Chief Constable's Ofllce, Nelson, B. C.  May, 1H01.- : '     '  AINSWORTH  LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that Joseph Fournier  has made application under the provisions of the,  " Liquor Licenco Act, 1R00 " for un hotel licenca  for Ihe premises described as the Montreal hotel  at the hecond. crossing of lhe Lardo river,  between Howser and Trout lake, and that a  meeting of the Board of Licence Commissioners  of the Ainsworth Licence District will bo held to  consider such application at the Court House at  the City of Kaslo on Saturday the lirst day of  June. liKIl, at the hour of eight o'clock in tho  afternoon. ."','-'  W. H, HUliLOCIC-WEBSTEK,  Chief Licence Inspector.  Chief Constable's Ofllco. Nelson, 11. C.  (!l,h June, 1!��1.  AINSWORTH   LICENCE   DISTRICT.  Not ice is hereby gi von Unit Alfred Leblanc has  made application under the provisions of the  I"iLiquor=Licouce=ActTf:l!)00���for-an=hotel=licoiicc=  for the premise's described as the Kerry hotel at  the first, crossing of the Lardo river, between  Initio and Howser; and that a - incel.inir of tho  Board of Licence Commissioners of the Ainsworth Licenco District will be held to consider  such application at the Court House at tho City  of Kaslo, on Saturday the first day of June, 11)01.  at the hour of eight, o'clock in the afternoon.  W. H. I)ULLO<'K-WKUSTKK,  Chief Licenco Inspector.  Chief Constablo's Ollicc. Nelson, B. C.  (lib June, 1001.  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notice is hereby given that, in pursuance of  tho notification published by this Department,  nnd dated 22nd June, 18!)!), under section .'13 of tho  '���Laud Act," agreomonis for the Halo of Lots In  the Town of New Donver, which were purchased  from the Government at public auction on 20th  July, 18!C2, and upon which the balance of purchase money and interest Is not fully pnld up by  the Kith of April next, will be 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.  telephone ui.   Office 184 Balder St.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Lewis Noll anil  Wesley K. Cox, carrying on business as hotel-  keepers in tho premises known us the I'orto Rico  hotel at I'orto Kico Siding, B. C, under the firm  name of Noll & Cox, has this day hcen dissolved  by mutual consent. Kor tho future tho I'orto  Kico hotel will be conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will assume nil liabilities of the lato firm and to  whom all accounts owing said firm are herewith  payablo. LOUIS NOLL.  WKSLKY K. COX.  Witness: Robt. Hknwick.  Nolson, March 2Cth. l'JOl.  NOTICE. oiv.  Notice Is hereby given that I intend to apply at  the next sittings or tho Board of Licence Commissioners for the City of Nelson, to be held after  tho expiration of thirty days from the date horeof,  for a transfer of the retail liquor licence now held  by me for tho Grand Central hotel situate on lots  23 and 21. block (W, subdivision of lot a? in tho  City of Nelson, to Gust Erlcsou of tho said Cityof  Nelson.  F. SIMPSON.  Witness, W.C. McDonald.  Dated this twenty-second day of April, 1901.  &  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23  A. Y. tc A. M  Moots second Wednesday ln eaoh month  Sojourning brethren Invited.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAP I h It No. 123  G. R. C���Mee's third Wednecdu>. Sojourn  ing companions invited. George JohiHtone.Z., K.  AV=MatthewsrS.=K.^=======   NKLSONAKRIK.No.22, F.O. E.-Moet��econd  and fourth   Wednesday of each month, atl  Fraternity   Hall.     George   Bartlutt,  pi evident  John V. Morrison, secretary.  KNIOHTS OK PYTHIAS��� Nelsou Lodge. Nu  25, Knights of Pythias, meets In I. O. O. K.  Halt, corner Baker and Kootenay streeta. ov< r '  Tuesday evonlng at 8 o'clock, visiting Knight*  cordially lnvitea to attend. II. M. Vincent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. of It. & S.  0OTICNA.Y TENT NO. 7, IC. O. T. M.���  . Hold their regular meet ings on t he first and  third Thursdays of each*'month. Visiting Sir  Knights arc cordially invited loauond. G. a.  Brown, R. IC; A. W. Purdy, Com;; It. J. Steel  1). S C. __________  R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROKT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD   W0RKFf.o  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  Special attention given to M kinds of repairing  id custom work from ovtaido points.   Heavy  ani    ���    ���     - _ . _  \acMn made to order od shot I notieo.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  ��� ���Victoria Street .  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  NOTICE.  Courtsof Assize, NisiPrius.Overand Terminer  and General Gaol Delivery will be holden In the  Court House nt 11 o'clock In the forenoon, at the  places and on the dates followimr, naineiy ;  ; City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of A mil. 1901.  City of New Westminster, on' tho 23rd day of  April, 1901.  City of Nelson, on tho 7th day ot May. 100).  City of Revelstoke, on the 7th day or Mic, 1901.  City of Vernon, on tho loth day of May, 1!K)I.  ��� City of Kamloops, on tho '2lrd day of May, 1"M.  City of Vancouver, on the 21st day of May, 1901,  City of Victoria, on tho 28th day of May.iwi.  Town of Clinton, on the 28lb day of May, fOl  By Command.  J. D.. PRENTICE,  Provincial' becrc'tary.  Provincial Secretary's Offloe,  potfc Maroh, UU,  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON    SOCIALISTIC    EDUCATIONAL;  CLUB meets every Sunday at 3 o'clock p.m.  in tho Miners' Union Ilall.   A cordial invitation  ia extended to every one to come and take part  in discussions.   John Roberts, secietaiy.  AUNDRY WORKERS-UNION OF NELSON  No. 8591, A. F.ofL.���Meets in M neis' Union  Hall; C. P. It. I'lock, cornor of Bakoi and Stan!" ^  ley streots, on fourth Friday in even month at  ���7:.'->0 p.m. sharp. Visiting mcinb' i s of American  ��� Federation cordially* invited to attend. C. Fredrick, president; A. \V. McFeo, sen clary.  ]\TEL80N MINERS' UNION NO. ')ti, W. JT. cf  A" M,-Meets in -miners' union rooms, northwest corner of Baker and Stanlcj stuets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem  -.bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jame -  Wilkes, Secretary. 'Union Sci.k ok Wages  kor Nelson District���Per shift, machine  men, $3.50: hamtnersmen miners, $3.25; n,uckers,  carmen, shovclors and other undergiound laborers, *3 00.  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.- The regu-  lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Counoil will bo held in. the niinerh' union hall,  corner Bakor and Stanley streets, on the flrst and  thirdThursday of each month, et 8 p. m. C. J.  Clayton, President;:Af-T.; Curie, SecieLaiy.  rpHK rogular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union "  ���*���" are':held: on Wednesday evening of eadb  week, at 7 o'olock, in the Miners' Union* rooms  corner of tBaker tand TStanlej btreets.   Charles  Clayton, President.; Georgo Bi oadley, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union. No. 196, of  -the International Journeymen Bnrher sin  Ion of America, meets every lirst and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, at 8.30  sharp. Visiting .brothers rordiallj invited to  attend. R. McMahon', .prosidont; J. H. Mathe  pon. secretary-treasurer; J. C. G ardnor, recording  secretary. A:../ :x.Xc7^. XX -' 77 y?  LABORERS* UNION.���Nelson laborers' Pro ���  tectivo Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L.. meets in  Miners'.,Union hall, C. P. R. block, corner of  iiaker and Stanley streets, every Monday evening  at7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of tlieAiueri-  can FederaUoir cordially invited to attend^  A. J. Curie, Prosident. John Roberts, recording secretary. *   *!  XTELSON PAINTERS' UNION-Tho regular  ���V* mooting of the Painters' Union is hold  the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. George Eucritb,  President; Henry Bennett; Secretary.  OOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION���Regular  meetings every Tuesdaj evening at 8 30  oclock, in Miners' Union Hall, coiner of Buker  and Stanley streets. Visting bio'hren con) tally  invited. Chris. Lu ft, president; II. Smelser, financial and recording secretarj.  PLASTERERS' UNION���Tho O. P. I. A. No.  172, meets every Monday evening ln the  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley eti nets, at  8 o'clock. J. D."Mover, president); William  Vice, secretary, P. O. Box (51C.  J21  ���v*>5?|  ;.*il  * * *\ '-I  -    ��>�� I  '    -ied  -   Ai  ,\ "'V'&'i  ,<>y  .y ���i i'.��, ww JtM-rftB-fritf i ^"i nt t^i jiyl'a.M* j.'  I'!*���-'" *  I?l��;  111  Ml  f  4'  J  J  ,0,  l'  IT.  fl-*  ��  ft;  i  T.",.  {&''-  .-V  ���J?'-,-'  ;*  ���-$.  ppvr  l$&-*-'.>,  Pii  ��� <  *  THE TRIBUNE: KELSON, B"a, WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1901  Ferland'9s Money Makers  That.the people of Nelson jippn-i i.itn tlie bargain counter values I am quoting in order to clear out my  largo stock ol* dry goods and men's furnishings is evidenced by the run I 'have had upon the articles advertised.    Many of the lines have been cleaned out but 1 still have a number of good leaders.  Shirt Waists and Silks  Print Shirt Waists, tlio regular $1.00 line, $    G5  Black Sateen "Shirt Waists        75  China Silks at 23c per yard.  Large range of Fancy Colored Silks for Blouses at  all prices.       ,   Dress Skirts  .Regular $10 Black Creponne Skirts, to clear  Regular $7.50 Black Creponne Skirts at ..  Regular $4.50 Blue and Black Serge Skirts  Regular $4.50 Black Lustre Skirts, to clear  $7  5  3  2  00  00  00  50  White Muslin Wear  Corset Covers at 18c, 25c, 10c, nnd 50c.  White Skirts' at 75c. $1.00. and $1.50.  White Drawers at 25c, 50c, 75c, $1, $1.50 and $2.  White'Night Gowns at 50c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50.  Men's   Wear.  Men's blue and black Serge Suits,  regular $15.00  line, yours at $10.00.  Men's Scotch and Irish Tweed suits,  regular $15  line, at $10.  Men's Tweed suits at $4, $5, $0, and $8.  Men's Tweed pants, a large range to choose from,  the regular $5 line to clear at $"3.50; $4  line  to clear at $2.50.  Good Tweed pants at $1.25, $1.50, and $2.  Boy's Tweed and Serge Suits.  Boy's suits at $1.75, $2,: $2 50, to $5.  Boy's Galatea and linen suits at $1.  Men's colored shirts at 50 cents.  Men's white shirts at 50 cents.  REMEMBER THIS IS A GENUINE  CLOSING OUT SALE.  A. FERLAND  Assayers Supplies  We carry in 'stock a full line of Assayers' and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled  and  our prices  are  reasonable.       ' ���-   =  We are British Columbia Agents for_  the denver fire clay co.'s goods  wm: ainsworth & son's balances  smith & thompson's balances  brunston's pocket transits  W.  Victoria block  F. TEETZEL & CO.  NELSON,   B.  C.  <*!"-    *"  ����������� ���:  #  97 '"���*'  l }rt *              .T"  -, fo!  tin.  }������ ���'_  ���Tp,  tifo"  SSk  !* '. '1  "tfft  -.17,J  ' m  1'' .'  w  f. A  ���%  J ������:-.*'.  ���-��� - i  '#  h'. - t  il  ��� \  xflj.  it-:  W  MORRISON & CALDWELL  : PROVISIONS   AND   PRODUCE, _.  OUR LEADERS���  ?_������ .The well-known Newdale Creamery Butter  ,  . In all sized packages and 1-pound bricks  September Selected Ontario Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  Bakep Street,  Nelson. B.~"C.  Morrison & Caldwell  \sft  M  NELSON-CLOTHING-HOUSE  NO.   219   BAKER   STREET,   NELSON. '  BOOTS!       BOOTS!       BOOTS!  For a few days only we will  > discount sale of boots  hold a slaughtering  and shoes.  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  ARNPRIOR, Ontario, 7.���Robert  Watsou had a drill driven through  his body by a dynamite explosion  yesterday.   He will probably die.  BROCKVILLE, Ontario, 7.���  George T. Lillie, despondent on account of being out of work, attempted suicide yesterday by drinking strychnine.  MONTREAL, 7.���G. E. Sands, an  American, defeated J. F. Marshall  in the semi-final round for all  comers in the amateur tennis chani:  pionship games today by 3 to 1.  TORONTO, 7.���Lionel Yoike,  captain of the Toronto lacrosse  club, has decided to take up his  residence in Vancouver, and his  club mourns liis departure.  BEAMSVILLE, Outaiio, 7.-C.  E. Bi'ine, foreman of the Gibson  quarry, was fatally crushed by a  guy giving wsiy yesterday afternoon.   He died shortly afterwards.  OTTAWA, 7.���George O'Connor,  a printer in the Free Press office,  was badly burned this morning by  fire catching his clothing from a  benzine rag with which ho was  cleaning a linotype.  TORONTO, .7.���Rev, Thomas  Isaac Hodgkins, a veteran Anglican  divine of this city, is dead, aged S<1  years. Rev. Henry Scadding, D.  D., another of Toronto's veteran  Anglican divines, is dead, aged S8  years.  QUEBEC. 7.���The schooner Marie  'Josephine, which arrived here from  North Shore Sunday night, brings  a horrible story of an attempt to  burn an Indian at the stake by a  few liquor excited companions at  Esqnimalt point. Assistance, however, came before tlie Indians succeeded in accomplishing their purpose, but the victim was very badly  burned and it is thought will die.  UNITED STATES HAPPENINGS  these words major E. H. Conger,  United States minister to China,  disposed of tlie charge that he is at  enmity with Wu Ting Fang. Min-  ister7C6nger is on Tiis-way to Washington, where he will remain two  weeks.  TOLEDO, 7.���J. P. Nagle, owner  of the largest tug fleet in Toledo,  went to Cleveland last night to close  a deal whereby the Great Lakes  Towing Company,; the tug trust,  will become the owner of his fleet.  The Great Lakes Towing Company  will now control all lake Erie ports.  ��� ANN ARBOR, Michighau, 7.���  Charles B. Hare, the student who  was taken;with bubouic: plague ou  April 4, was released today as permanently cured and germless. The  friend who nursed him through the  sickness was. released with him.  There has not been the slightest  sigh of infection from the case.  The only bad after effect that Hare  Suffers is that-of a weak heart.  ROCHESTER, 7.���The little  flourishing village- of Kendall, near  lake Ontario, was almost completely destroyed by fire last night.  But two business;.places were left  standing, the general stores of B.  Mulford and .Kidder & Merrill, in  all five stores,-a, dwelling house,  hotel and" a barn together, with  numerous smaller outbuildings  were destroyed. The loss will aggregate $40,000.  Oxford-Cambridge vs America.  London, May 7.���The Oxford-  Cambridge athletic clubs' joint committee is awaiting important private letters; from friends in the  United States and Canada before  meeting to consider proposals made  since the meeting of March 30th.  Consequently the committee has  not accepted September 21st as the  date for the meeting with Harvard  and Yale, nor September 7th- for  the meeting at Montreal with the  McGill ��� and.- Toronto university  teams, as. published. It seems  quite probable, that the original  proposal.for a-meeting at the end  of July will..find favor based on  athletic financial reasons.in which;  case the Oxford and' Cambridge  men will have to sail for the United  States iii June,1 especially if-the  .Canadian engagement is accepted.  Vanderbilt /Captures tho Road. ���  New York,, May 7;���The Mail  and Express says today: There" is  excellent authority for the statement that William- K. Vanderbilt  has carried the day. in the contest  for the control, *oi: .the Union Pacific  railway andv thai;,-he intends puf-  ting through higjplau for annexing,  it to the Vanderbilt.system. 'His  idea is that- it? shall be' controlled  by the Chicago & Northwestern  aud New Yoik;Central jointly with  a guarantee of fl-.per cent on Union  Pacific common stock, and possibly  an exchange for.,3 per cent bonds,  issued jointly by the Northwestern  and-New York Central in exchange  for Union Pacific . common stock.  There may, however; -be some  change in this -last feature.  TELEPHONE 37  tt^TJdl3El&   Sd   GO  PAINTS, OILS AND CLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  POULTRY  NETTING  Store. Corner Baker and Josephlno Slice  RUBBER AKD COTTON HOSE.  ��  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and. Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  JSTELsoiEsr  STORES   AT  KASLO  slA.isriDonsr  CITY 10CW NEWS  There is a great gathering of  legal talent in; town attending the  assizes. It is. thought the murder  case will occupy at .least a couple of  days.  The Nelson Association Football  Club is  preparing for  a   visit  to  Cranbrook   on   the   28th   instant,  ���where -they   hope   to   distinguish  themselves.  George Ray, foreman at the Silver Hill'mine at Crawford Bay, is  in town. They are,working on a  tunnel which, when completed, will  be in some '400 feet. "  As a result of the recent accident  to barge No. 15, .which almost  foundered in the lake with 15 laden  cars aboard, a number of dismissals  have taken place on the local 0. P.  R. staff.  H. R. ' Bellamy expects to leave  for Kamloops in a couple of days in  connection with tho. . putting  together of the big dredge which-is  to scoop for gold in'the waters of  the. Forth Thompson.  There was'a meeting of the Nelson-Boat Club last night' at which  satisfactory ..progress was reported.  The two new lapstreaks recently  ordered are expected to arrive in  the course of a* few day'si  ''' 'The action of the city, council in  ordering that rib fairies be played  on the recreation grounds on Sundays was the. general, topic of discussion on "the' streets' yesterday,  and > the-. verdict was- decidedly  against the course adopted!  Among "the many curious __ spectators in the court house yesterday  were' three' Indians from the St.  Mary's mission, who'* are "witnesses  in a cattle-Stealing case. ' The  aborigines; ���appeared in all -the  eccentricities of Indian fashion."1  FISHING TACKLE  IS NOT A NEW VENTURE WITH US.  We know your wants and have what you  too  large   to  enumerate, but a call will  the most complete in the city.  need.    Our line is  convince you that it is  LAWRENCE  HARDWARE   CO.  ImDorters and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BKITISH COLUMBIA.  DOMESTIC CICARS  Amongst a largo assortment \ye carry the following brands: El Cielo, Flor  de Meltm, La Ma rea, La  Veda, Rosebery, Buenn  Galana.  THE CRAN0A HAVANA CICARS  A full* line ranging from  jj>50 to $120. A declaration  accompanies each box, certifying that the finest  Havana tobacco only is'  used by this factory. We  recommend them.  Our Special   Canadian Eye is the Most Palatable Whiskey in the  Market.   We have it in bulk and in cases 5's and G's.  PERSONAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAIL ORDERS  STRAGHAN  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  GOOD GOODS.  RBASONABL PRICES:  Will call at your residence or place,  of   business   with   catalogues' and  prices anytime if dropped apostcard.  &:ffc  0PP03ITB PCSTOF^JCB.  NELSON. BO-  Fishing Tackle  We. carry in stock Hardy Bros,  steel-center and greenheart fly  rods, reels, flies, casts, traces,  and baits. Our line is very  la'ge and complete. Mail orders receive prompt attention.  TISDALL'S  GUN STORE  VANCOUVER.  ROSSLrAIND   BrVGIINEBRINQ   WORKS  CUNLIFFBJ  &  MeMILLAN  Founders and  Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and Ceneral Mining Maohlnery.  List of second-hand machinory on hand, which hfis been thoroughly overhauled and Is as good  as new -  2VH. p. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  til"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Inarorsoll Co.  Sinking-Pump, No. 5 Cameron, New York.  Sinking Pump! 10"x5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern.  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write ua beforo you buy for complete list.  may have just what you want.  Agouts for Northey Pumps,  P.  O.  Box 188.  We  Stock carried.  THIRD AVENUE,  ROSSLAND. (  ST. LOUIS, 7.���Between seven  and eight hundred, employees of  brick and tile manufacturing -firms  in St. 'Louis struck today' for an  advance of ten per cent.  ALBANY, 7.���The state canals  opened at. noon today. Superintendent Partridge stated that  breaks reported to have taken  place at Rochester were not of a  serious, character aud caused no  delay.  PORT TOWNSEND, 7.���The  steamer Cottage City arriving from  the north confirms the previous  reports of smallpox at Sitka, aiid  also that the disease is rapidly  .spreading among the Indians,  where there aro over one hundred  cases.  DENVER, 7.--A special to the  News from San tii Fp, New. Mexico,  say?: Four beautiful turquoises  from the Pbrterfield mines in the  Burre moutitainsiwere presented to  president McKinley yesterday by  governor ������0'te'i,6^"&to*-Deming. Tlie  largest stone weighed twenty carats  and was a superb specimen.  NEW YORK, 7.���Th9 work of  loading ten cars on a float of the  Pennsylvania with food, clothing  and supplies for the relief of .the  sufferers of the Jacksonville fire  was begun today. The train will  start for Jacksonville this afternoon and the supplies will be  rushed through in quick time.  CHICAGO, 7.���"Minister Wu is a  hero, and is entitled to the lasting  gratitude of every American citizen. The statement now being circulated that I ever challenged his  truthfulness or his honesty of  intention is absolutely false."   In  American Locomotives Unsatisfactory.  London,    May   7.���The   Indian  secretary, lord Hamilton, answering-  a question in; the-house of'commons1  today, said the senior government;  inspector of the Burmah'railway ih-  a report dated August- 4th, . 1900,;  announced .that he had noticed cer---  -tain��� defects���in-r-the ^^American-  loeomotives, though the information  received   did . not   warrant    lord  Hamilton in thinking the American  locomotives are generally unsatisfactory.     The government would-  publish   this   and-  other . reports  bearing ou the subject.  Lord Cran-'  borne, the under ��� foreign secretary,  said lord Cromer,.the British agent  in Egypt, had been asked for a report on the American locomotives  in Egypt.  of two steps  room and two'  billiard  room  HUGH B.  INSURANCE.  REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  The Rocky,.Mountain Rangers'  band are thinking tbat if they are  to give any more open air concerts  the citizens should contribute something to their funds;' The 'band' is  a worthy organization, and is composed of -men who are all employed  in the city. : "  Work was yesterday begun raising'the sidewalk on Baker street  ' from the Sherbrooke hotel east, to  the new street level." , The sidewalk  is lifted-from 4 to 5 feet, and necessitates the' placing]  leading up to the bat  steps down into , the  of the hotel.  There is a big attraction at the  opejrajiouso_tonight-^ithe_chihlreu's  fancy dress concert. The little ones  have been'iu training for some  weeks ��� past, and their proficiency  will be a revelation to all who have  the good.fortune to'secure seats at  the opera- house.' -.Nothing has  been left undone to make the en-  tainment a success.  What some people describe as an  act of vandalism* was perpetrated  the other' 'day  on VernOu' street'  west of the Hume.   Heretofore the  side of the walk'"was sheltered by,  trees, and these have been removed!  with the object of levelling up the  road.   The effect is  very-distressing to.lovers of the beautiful, as  green spots are few and far between  oii the streets of Nelson.  . Pi  Ej  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND GARDEN SEEDS  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O.   Bo < 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CGI  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNKIl OP"  HKNWtYX ANn VKRVOV 8TRKRT3  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber   Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Fine  lumber Always in  Stocl^.  We carry a complete stock of  Ccant Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  New Bakery  The Star Bakery has opened:  a   branch   store  on Josephine  street, next to F. Irvine & Co. 's  millinery establishment.  FURNISHED rfoUSE TO LET.  Two story house very conven-,  iently situated and entirely furnished.   Terms moderate.  App'yjiH;R. Cameron  SMOKE ROYAL SEAL  FIRST UNION MADE  CIGAR MANUFACTURED  IN NELSON.  Kootenay Cigar Co.  Bakor Street. Nelson.  .    FEBSONAL..    .  His lordsfiipJ;.tli'e.'"bi9iiop .o'f. New  Westminster, reBi'storairHt; the PiiHif Yesterday,'  H. Darby -an'drrftiartiii Erickson  weic two Rosslandi n signing at the Madden  house last night. *. ���  C. A. Gregg, :formerly -editor of  the Nelson Miner, assumed charge of the Miner  . of Rossland yesterday.  H. B. Bon/ Slocan City, and J.  Munro, Poorman mine, signed the register at  tbe Madden house la-t night,  Mrs. B.  Clarke of London;  En:  eland, arrived ln town yesterday on a visit to  her son, P. P. Clarke, Granite Siding.  Rev. J. T. Betts, New Westminster, and Rev, S. J. Green. Trout Lake City, two  clergymen attending the Methodist conference,  registered at the Queen's yesterdny.  J. R. Turner, San Francisco; A.  McPhail, Castlegar; J. Shaw, Nanaimo, and  Mrs. S. Seeloy, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, wero  among last night's arrivals at the Queen's.    . -  Among late arrivals at the Hume  are J W. Jones, Grand - Forks: :R. H. Bentley,  Slocan City; M. P. Logan, Rosflarid: R. Bulloofr.  Oanbrook. and P. K Archer aud W. H. Adams,  Kaslo.  At the Phair among yesterday's  arrivals wtro H. M Keefer and wife, Green-  -wood; h. O. Campbell, Rossland; T. Bowker and  John..Gun", Robson; W. E. Davis, Ainsworth,  andjrBWl. Chilliwack.  Porto Rico Lumber Go,,ltd.  GARDEN SEEDS  BREAD  REDUCED INT  PRICE BUT~  NOT IN   .  WEIGHT  Sold at  Come and  cakes, etc.  5   cents  per   loaf,  see the display of  We hnv opi'iiprt up Uio Ijh-kchI. shipment of  be-t qimliiy tr.'-Ah cnrdmi souils ever brought to  Iho IviMi'" n yJ ���eoiiiit.ry.    Wii arc selling largo  a:iaiil.ii-Ii!Niilividy and you will nolo our way iN  iflVinn' (ri.in lluil. uf o-lici' (IHitlers in  this dis-  tiict, in lli��l-   ,  WE SELL BY WEIGHT  -Ah-w-II an by pnrkii^c, and thoii|;li l>o quality  U thu lies! I lie |niu(! is I be i-jih' ,is in Toronto.  Mako out a list and send io us .-ind wo will guarantee Hiitisfuct on.  IN FLOWER SEEDS     -  Wo also have a largo assoi-Liir-nfc���'10 different  varieties and colors of Sweet 1'cas lo select  from and an endless variety of other kinds.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W. C. Block.       Con er Ward and Maker SIr  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby Kivcn that I have ihisday  gurchased  tho plant  and   good   will   of    the  lootonay Sleamjjaundry and will continue the  business under (Tic same stylo and title.  All accounts owing by tho wild KoolcnnyStc.'im  Laundry will be paid by me and all accounts duo  becomo pat able to rno.  Soliciting a continuance of your valued  patronage, 1 remain, yours truly,  A.   LA.RS0N.  Nelson, May 2nd, 1901.  R. G. JOY, Proprietor  A FULL IINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors   .  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coasii.  Flooring"  *- local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  Of oil kinds.  IF WTIAT you WANT IS WOT IN 8TOOK*  WK WIU MAKE IT FOB YOU  CALL AND GET PUICKS.  HALL AND LAKE STRKKTS, NELfiON


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