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 s^ifllfli7  -***$��&  -" ^vyy-*^^  Mineral Production of British Columbia in 1QC0  $16,407,645  ���^i,-?  Mineral Production of Kootetiay li) 1900  $10,562,032  NINTH TEAR  NELSON, B.C., THUKSDA.Y MORNING, MAY 9,   1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  NELSON   SPRING   ASSIZES  PRESENTMENT OF THE GRAND  JURY YESTERDAY.  The Inadequacy of the Accommodation  Supplied by  the  Court House  Again Called Attention to.  v.  Mr. .-justice Drake yesterday  morning took up the hearing of the  first criminal case on the docket���  Bex vs. Bell, in which the prisoner  is charged with cattle stealing.  The court was crowded, but the  petit jury list having been called  over aud twelve good men and true  selected, most of those relieved of  service for the day withdrew,  leaving standing room for all interested in the case.  The prisoner was arraigned and  pleaded not guilty, when the following jury was sworn to try the case:  G. Steele, foreman ; S. T. Brockman,  G, Nunn, J. Pool, ' 0. D. J. Christie,  W. J. Caldwell, M. S. Davis, T.  O'Brien, J. Hunter, W. C. McLean  and H.'McPherson.*,...  W.A.Macdonald, K.C., prosecuted  on behalf, of the crown, and the  prisoner was defended by J. P.  Harvey of Port Steele.  The case having been briefly  stated, evidence was adduced in  support of the charge.. Two of the  witnesses were Indians, whose testimony was interpreted. The cattle alleged to have been . stolen bb-  . longed to Messrs. Mcinues, butchers  and ranchers, of Port Steele and  Craubropk, and the Indians were  sent to round up a bunch of tlie  , stock. They pub up for,the night  at the prisoner's house, and one of  them swore to seeing a steer in the  stable when tying up his horse.  Next morning the animal had been  converted into beef. Two of the  cattle in 'the band of the previous  night were missing, aud portions of  the hides* and; flesh were*.'afterward  foundaiv ;the neighborhood of the  prisoner's land. The witnesses were  unable to' identify the portions of  hide and flesh Avith those of the  missing animals.  Police constable Barnes deposed  to having sold two roan cattle to  Mclnnes, and on examining the  remnants of the carcasses subsequently found identified some of  the same as those of the roan cattle. Oii cross-examination, however, witiiess would not swear that  the hoofs or hide examined by him  were those of the animals he had  sold to Mclnnes.  Several witnesses having been examined in corroboration of the evidence as here outlined, the case was  concluded. When the court assembles this morning the legal gentlemen engaged will probably have  something to say before the case is  =liafiUi��d"ttrtlii=jury. -===  During the afternoon the grand  jury presented the following presentment:  To the Honorable Mr. Justico  Drake, Presiding Justice, Nelson  Spring Assize, 1901.  May it please your lordship: We,  the grand jurors of the Nelson'  spring assize, May, 1901, listened  with great interest and attention to  your lordship's remarks at the  opening of "the assize with reference  to the death of our late lamented  queen, and beg to assure you that  the sentiments expressed by you  are those of every oue in the community. Indeed, this being the  first grand jury summoned since  the death of her gracious' majesty  queen Victoria, we deem it fitting  to add our tribute of sorrow to that  of her people every where throughout the empire, aud indeed that of  the whole world. Iu her death the  nation suffered an irretrievable  loss, but there is some consolation  in the. fact that though forever  removed from her people, she lias  left an heritage that must still continue to exercise au influence for  good for all time to come. The  accession to the throne of king  Edward VII gives assurance that  the empire will maintain its splendid administration of justice, the  preservation of the inalienable  rights of the people and the integrity of our public institutions. We  heartily concur in the opinion of  your lordship that recent events in  South Africa have demonstrated  the unity of the empire, and in the  magnificent record made by our  Canadian soldiers we can surely  congratulate ourselves that we are  the worthy sons of brave sires.  Once more it becomes the duty of  a grand jury to draw attention to  the inadequacy of the accommodations supplied by the court house  to meet the increasing requirements  of the people. It is lacking in  rooms for juries and libraries, and  is an endless source of confusion  and vexation to litigants and others  who are required to visit the place  to transact legal or other matters.  On account of bad ventilation it is  a eonstaiit menance to the health  of all, and we would therefore  strongly urge the necessity of a  new court house which would be in  keeping with the progress made by  the city of Nelson.  We have visited the provincial  jail aud find everything there in a  most satisfactory condition. The  working of the institution is carried  out ou a system which is in keeping with the progressive methods  of dealing with tlie criminal, class.  We would, however, recommend a  change in the matter of heating  the jail. Hitherto stoves have been  used for that purpose, but with unsatisfactory results. Hot water  heating, we are led to believe,  would more fully meet the requirements of the jail'in this respect.  We regard it as most unfortunate  that children of tender years are  sometimes committed to the common jail, where they must associate  with hardened criminals, with the  result that in time their reformation becomes very improbable, if  not impossible.  . We called at the general hospital  and a/e pleased to report everything  iu the way of accommodation and  officials as most satisfactory.  In conclusion, we would recommend '..further restrictions as regards  hotel and liquor licenses. We are  of the opinion that those licenses  should be limited to at least one for  every three hundred of population.  Indeed, there seems to be imperative demand for immediate change  in thiVrespeet.  All of which above is respectfully  submitted for your consideration.  Tomorrow Evening's Contest.  Everything points to a lively  contest tomorrow evening when  <?r)ff and Burns meet in their 20-.  round' contest. Both men completed their training yesterday, and  their ten-mile spins and light exercises in the gymnasium left them in  excellent condition. That the meeting will be well patronized is now  assured. Telegrams have been  received reserving seats for 25 of  the contestants' admirers in Greenwood and Phoenix, and from Rossland and Trail upwards of .100 visitors are expected, while the Slocan  points will also send their quota.  Several interesting preliminary  events have been arranged, and  among others Billy Armstrong,  lightweight champion of British  Columbia, will appear. Should tomorrow evening's venture prove a  success financially it is not unlikely  that Gus Ruhlin, who is now  matched to meet Jeffries, will be  induced to visit Nelsou. W. Arm-  .strong,=who=4ias=Friday=evening-s=  contest in hand, has two dates open  for Ruhlin and his bunch of lesser  stars on May 30 and 31, and is only  waiting to ascertain what encouragement Nelson will offer to give it  one bf the dates.  Mining Records.  The following are the mining  transactions recorded yesterday:  Copper King and Robinson Crusoe  transferred from Tom Livingstone  of Hall Siding to Ben Miller. The  property is situated on' Toad  mountain, one mile from Hall  Siding.  Certificates of work were granted  to John A. Benson on the May; to  Louis Taillefer on the Giant Fraction aud Champlain ; to OvidPaulin  on the Windsor; to Ernest Duhr  on the Summit, and to Al Whittet  on the Kootenay Belle.  New locations ��� The Park, five  miles southeast of Nelson, by J. C.  Ryan; Leopold, four miles southeast of Nelson and about two from  the Nelson & Port Sheppard railway, on the tributary of the east  fork of Cottonwood creek, by  Albert Haller; Copper Crown, two  miles from Erie, by D. Fraser.  Grand Lodge I. 0. 0. F.  The Grand Lodge I. O. O. F. .will  meet this year at Nanaimo, and  Kootenay Lodge No. 11 at their  weekly meeting selected A. H.  Clements aud A. G. Shaw as their  representatives. On June 12th the  meeting will be held, aud Dr.  Arthur, as grand chaplain, will also  be with the Nelson delegation. It  is probable that the next grand  lodge meeting will be held at  Nelson, as in this city the Odd  Fellows are strong enough to pull  the string in order..  THE FANCY DRESS CONCERT  A BIG SUCCESS  AT   THE  OPERA  HOUSE.  Gorgeous Garments���Juvenile Genius-  Clever Characters���Parental Patronage���Enthusiasm.  The children's fancy dress concert  at the opera house last night in aid  of the Presbyterian church building  fund secured a large and enthusiastic audience. There were present  the fathers and mothers, the sisters  and brothers, the uncles and aunts,  and all the available relations of  the .clever little performers. The  house was packed, and although  the audience in the main might be  considered somewhat favorably  prejudiced to all that passed before  them, This Tribune representative  was thoroughly unbiasedand hence  can speak as a thoroughly disinterested party.  The programme opened with an  instrumental duet by Miss llachael  and master Campbell Robertson,  which as a juvenile performance  was very creditable.  Lilias Davys, Winnie Campbell,  Gracie Heathcote, Adela Parker,-  Mildred Irvine, Helen McLaughlin,.  Ethel Parker and Lillian Hunter-  appeared to advantage in a clever  little arrangement entitled the  good night drill, introducing the  audience to some of the costumes  of the evening and the clever little  ones so artistically attired.  "The Fairies' Revenge," the next  then on the program, was well  staged and the little performers  had evidently the " cue."' The_.  prompter, if he or she played' a  part, was not heard and not a line  was missed. As the title will suggest, the fairy superstition played  an important part in the plot and  by no means . detracted from it.  The east wasmade up as follows:  Poppy Macdonald, queen; Kenneth  Weir, king; Beatrice Fennel],  princess; Blanchard Johnstone,  prince; Claude Weir, jester; Hazel  Gore, Gera; Lolo Bennett, Annie  Sturgeon and Edna Ellis, ladies in  waiting; Herbert Bird, page; Getae  Macdonald, queen of fairies;- Adela  Parker.Mildred Irvine,Bina Taylor,  Georgie Hume, Gladys McDonald,  Mildred Sharp, Bessie Fennell, Elsie  Tamblyn, Hazel McArthur and  Helen McArthur, fairies.  The little prince is bewitched (in  the plot) by one of the fairies, who  put the whole party in a trance  which the author of "Fairies' Revenge" extends to a calendar year.  When the curtain rises a second  time all the prominent characters  are still in slumber, but a mystic  song and a magic wand brings them  from hypnotic slumbers to a sense"  of active existence. There was one  exception, however, ��� the. infant  prince, and acting on the suggestion  of sleep he was transported inadvertently to the Land of Nod.  When the cue ought to have beeu  taken, the little one was found to  be fast asleep, and it took all the  influence of the fairy court to arouse  it���assisted by the laughter of the  audience. The little fairy tots  acted their parts well, and were it  not for the exuberance of their  relatives of equally-limited summers  seated or strolliripf.j'in the "audience,  adults would have, enjoyed the  scene more thoroughly.  "A Glimpse of the Brownies" was  a very enjoyable feature. All are  familiar with Campbell's creation  of little pictorial characters of the  Brownie specie. They were put  into life form last night by representations as follows;  Wallace Robertson, John Bull;  Douglas Cummins, Crownie; Calvin  Painter, Uncle Sam; Guy Davys,  soldier; Joe Wilson, Irishman; Taffy  Cummins, sailor; Hugh Fletcher,  policeman; Louis Johnstone, Scotchman; Chimmie Cave and Hilton  Hunter, Brownies; Stephen Allen,  lord Roberts; Arthur Gilker, dude.  All the little characters were  good and amusing in the extreme.  If there was a point of more than  ordinary excellence it was scored  by Guy Davys, as the soldier, and  Arthur Gilker as the dude. But all  were excellent iu their respective  parts, and so enthused was the  audience that the Brownies had to  make a second appearance ere the  demand for an encore could be  satisfied.  A   Mother   Goose Party   was a j  more advanced performance., calling j  for greater intelligence than those  who took, part in the preceding  parts would, be capable of. The  caste was as follows: Pearl McGregor, Mother. Goose; Edith McDonald, old woman in shoe; Jessie  Hipperson, Bo Peep; Betty Johnstone, Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary;  Ethel Ritchie, queen of hearts;  Dorothy Gutelius, little red riding-  hood; Flossie Johnstone, Silver-  locks; Ella Dadderi, Snow queen;  Eva McVicar, Goldenlocks; Pauline  Annable, Daffy Dojvu Dilly; Rachel  Robertson, queen in; the parlor; E.  McKay, Miss Muffit(L. Bennett, Maid  in garden; Hazel Gbre, Jill; Audrey  Jackson, doctor: Foster; Ray Jackson, king in counting house; George  Gore, Jack; Harrison Manhart, man  in moon; Fred Lorlhg, Peter Piper;  Percy Grizelle, Kiiave of Hearts;  Ernest Shaw, Jackl-Horner; Harold  Cameron, Boy Blue;. Francis Fletcher, Cinderella; Esther McFarland,  Cinderella's godmother; Annie Sturgeon and Edna Ellis; proud , sisters  of Cinderella; Marjorie Croasdaile,  Red, Rose; Zillah fEnierson, Snow  White. There were specialties  introduced which proved attractive.  On Saturday those: who were prevented by the inclemency of the  weather last uighi can take in a  matinee, when the performance will  be repeated.; The greatest credit is  due to the ladies who trained the  children to such a stage of perfection. /  4n  MARTINELLI IS A CARDINAL  EASTERN  I!  NEWS  TORONTO, 8.���It is proposed to  hold a gigantic demonstration here  on Dominion Day. i  SHERBROOKE; Quebec, 8.���News  was received here today of the  death of Percy Tabb, a Canadian  member ot the Baden-Powell police,  son of the late Dr. Tabb of this  city.    Cause pneumonia.  MONTREAL, S.'^The first fruit  sale of the season took place "today,  97,000 boxes and V-half boxes of  Mediterranean fruit-being sold at  satisfactory prices./,- Buyers were  present from all over Canada and  the United State's. ,". '  QUEBEC, 8.���The^bpdy. of capr  tain Pinhey, an old employee of the  weights and,measure department,  was found in -Louise basin today,  He left a note-on his desk Saturday  saying he was tired-������ of life, deaf,  old and unable to .pay debts.  PARRY SOUND; Ontario, 8.���  J. Par ton, 70 years of age, was arrested today on a charge of murder. It is alleged that he is responsible for burning the Parton homestead at Hurdville, April 30th, in  which five of his children perished.  MONTREAL, 8. ��� The ; stock  market here ���:' resumed its normal  tone thismorning,yesterday's flurry  in Canadian Pacific have disappeared. Stock sold around 107.  Not many Montrealers made money,  not much stock being held here at  present.  LONDON,  Ontario, 8.���The   am  ateur golf~championship contest at  Andrews was resumed today. The  principal interest in the third round  was centered in the match between  H. Hilton, the present champion,  and J. S. Laidlay, who twice held  the championship. Hilton won by  three up aud two to play.  SHAWINIGAN FALLS, Quebec,  8.���While Jules Richard, Tom  Blackburn, Arthur Desjardines and  Pierre Arsenault were rowing back  to work on a big coffer dam being  constructed iu the St. Maurice river,  Monday, they upset iu the rapids.  Desjardines and Arsenault clung to  the boat and were rescued, but the  other two tried to swim ashore and  drowned. Blackburn, who was unmarried and from Quebec, had a  leg amputated last fall as a result  of au accident. Richard came from  St. Eulalie and was unmarried.  ARTHUR, Ontario, 8.���The jury  investigating the cause of the death  of Mrs. Gardiuer of West Luther  township who, it is alleged, died  from neglect at childbirth, have returned a verdict that it was due to  blood poisoning which might have  been prevented had medical advice  been sought, and adding a rider to  the verdict strongly condemning  the recognized practice of certain  religious sects iu refusing medical  skill in cases of severe illness where  that aid is necessary. The Gardiner family are members of a peculiar religious sect.  German Tariff Union.  London, May 8.���According to  the Daily Mail, it is asserted in  Holland that Germany is trying to  persuade the mid-European states  to form a tariff union against  American co mpetition.  RECEIVED    THE    RED    BERETTA  YESTERDAY.  Impressive Ceremonies of the Catholic  Church Witnessed by Many Distinguished Dignitaries. ���  Baltimore, Maryland, May 8.���-  Sebastian Martiuelli, titular archbishop of Ephesus and cardinal  elect.of the Church of Rome, today  received at the hands of cardinal  Gibbons the red beretta and donned  the robes, which is the second elevation to his new position. The ceremony was performed with all the  pomp and brilliancy usual ;upon  such occasions. It was held in the  venerable cathedral, the first edifice  Of its kind erected upon American  soil and in which the first American  priest and the first American bishop  were ordained.  Among those who witnessed it  were men and women prominent in  every walk of life, diplomats,  educationalists, journalists and  ecclesiastics, the last including half  a score of archbishops and half a  hundred bishops, priests, monks  and seminarians. The initial step  in the ceremony took place in the  palace of the cardinal immediately  prior to that held in the cathedral  and consisted of the transmission  of the beretta to cardinal. Gibbons  by monsignor Marchetti at the  papal ablegate. Brief addresses  were made by both the participants  in this affair. While this was in  progress a procession was formed in  front of Alberta hall a block away  in whicli were ranged in the order  named the Seminarians, priests,  Franciscians and Augustine monks,  the members of the faculty in the  Catholic university in Washington,  "abbots; bishops and' finally archbishops: ' At 10 o'clock they "moved  to the cathedral, where cardinal  Gibbons occupied the throne on the  gospel side of the altar and the  cardinal-elect that upon the opposite side. The papal Ibriefs to  cardinal Gibbons and cardinal-elect  Martiuelli were read then as  follows:  Leo XIII, pope, to our beloved  son, Jaiues GibbonSj cardinal priest  of the holy Roman church, archbishop of Baltimore, health and  apostolic blessing. Having this day  created cardinal of the holy Roman  church our venerable brother Sebastian Martinelli, titular archbishop of Ephesus, we have committed to our beloved sou Francis  Marchetti, one of our private chamberlains, the duty of presenting to  him the red beretta, the second  markjjjMiis new dignity. Mgr.  Marchetti faithfully and diligently  assists cardinal Martinelli in the  apostolic delegation. He will present himself to your eminence in  the performance of his oflice and  will bring you our greetings. We  commend him, intrusted with the  honorable duties of our ablegate,  to your kindness and beg you to  receive him with consideration and  benevolence as befitting, for doing  which we ourselves shall feel duly  grateful to you. As an augury of  heavenly blessing and a sign of our  good will we send you most lovingly iu the Lord the apostolic benediction, Given at St. Peter's,  Rome, under the official seal on tho  15th of April, 1901, and in the 21th  year of our pontificate.  (Signed) Ai.exantikr Voi.pini.  Papal brief to cardinal Martinelli: Our beloved son, health and  apostolic benediction. Although  unworthy, being constituted by the  divine mercy in the sublimity of  the apostolic see, and by virtue of  our oflice, having care of the welfare of the Catholic church, among  our chief solicitudes is that the college of our venerable brothers, the  cardinals of the holy Roman  church, would be kept, brilliant by  most distinguished men, as the dignity of that most splendid order  demands. For this reason we have  determined to inscribe you iu their  number for your piety, your learning, your zeal for the Catholic  faith and your other qualities and  gifts of mind, which leads us to  hope that your ministry will bo of  great use to the church of God.  Since our beloved son Reginald Pius  do Raymond, to whom we had committed the honorable duty of apostolic delegate, has declined it, we  accept  his  refusal and  resolve  to  commit it to Francis Marchetti.audi-  tor of the apostolic delegation in the  United States of North America,  who will represent to you, created  by us a cardinal of the holy Roman  Catholic church, one of the insignia  of this sublime dignity, the red  beretta, so that when it shall have  been conferred on you, having been  raised to the cardiualate dignity,  you must ever stand fearless and  invincible against all dangers of the  church of God, even to the shedding  of your blood, precious in the sight  of the Lord. We wish, however,  that before you receive the beretta  you by all means take the oath to  be given you by the said Francis  Marchetti and that, signed by you,  ��� you send us either through him or  ; through some other person.  Given at St. Peter's,  under the  seal of the Fisherman on  the  15th  day of April, 1901, in the twenty-  fourth year of our pontificate.  (Signed)       Aloisix,  Cardinal Macchi.  Baltimore, May 8.���Monsigneur  Mareheti, upon the conclusion of  the readingof the briefs, advanced  to cardinal Gibbons' throne and delivered to him an address explaining the former's mission. Cardinal  Gibbons responded. Cardinal Gibbons then descended from his  throne and advanced to the front  of the altar/ accompanied by his attendants bearing the beretta. Martinelli rose,. and escorted by the  members of the noble ""guard, and  the papal chamberlains, walked towards cardinal > Gibbons y before  whom he knelt and/bowed his head.  Slowly lifting the beretta from the  silver salver upon which it rested,  cardinal Gibbons unfolded it and  held-it high in order that the congregation might see it. Then  stooping, aud with what seemed to  be a softly murmured prayer, he  placed it upon the head of the cardinal-elect, who rose and advanced  to the front of the altar and spoke  as follows:  "Most eminent and most reverend sir, having been by the kindness of the supreme pontiff made a  member of- the subline college of  ;carninals of the,holy Roman church,  .nothing.-,could,._have . pleased .me  more, than to receive from your  eminence, surrounded by this crowd  of bishops aud illustrious personages, the insignia of this honor and  high dignity.; It rejoices me to-receive these signs of pontifical favor  in this metropolitan see in which  the example of your apostolic zeal  and pastoral care- has been so  bright and has done so much for  the promotion of Catholic interests,  as well as for the furtherance of all  things which aid in the progress  of humanity and the glory of the'  nation.  "But you will permit me to add  another reason for my happiness.  I find it in your continuous and  untiring kindness toward me from  tlie moment in which, by the command of the supreme pontiff I was  placed at the head of the apostolic  delegationi^Fhese=and=other=con-i=  siderations awaken iu me a spirit  of gratitude towards your eminence*  I beg you then to accept the thanks  which I cordially offer you; and  not only to you but to all the illustrious prelates and others who have  come to honor tiiis occasion by  their presence do I offer the expressions of my sincere gratitude.  Meanwhile, most eminent sir, I  pray the great and good God long  to preserve and bless you."  Having concluded the address  the newly made cardinal, who up  to this time had worn tho vestments of an archbishop retired to  tlie inner sanctuary aud in a few  moments returned clad in his  cardinalital robes. Almost immediately afterwards ho divested himself of these and appeared in the  white and gold vestments of . the  mass, in which he was to participate. Assisted by his priests and  deacons he conducted this amid the  breathless attention ' of the vast  audience. The sermon was delivered by archbishop [liyhn of  Philadelphia, after which cardinal  Gibbons pronounced the benediction  aud the ceremony was ended.  Chippewas Object.  St. Cloud, Minnesota, May 8.���It  is said here that more than 300  Chippewas of Pine Point, Twin  lakes and Mull lake have decided to  arm themselves and march around  the lake next Sunday, for the purpose of preventing the removal of  more than 15,000,000 feet of logs  cut under the "Dead and Down  Timber Act" the past season. The  Indians do not accept the government estimate of trespass in cutting  green logs and declare they will  hold out for a fair settlement.  BUFFALO'S MAMMOTH SHOW  IMMENSE  ATTENDANCE AT TL'E  EXPOSITION.  New Novelties Are Eeing Constantly  Suggested and Put Into  Execution.  Buffalo, May 8.���This afternoon's drenching showers had but  little effect on the attendance at  the Pan-American exposition. The  thousands of visitors simply stepped  inside the big buildings and gave  no heed to the rumbling sky. Tens  of thousands can be swallowed up  in these great exhibition palaces  without a sign of crowding. The  exposition is gaining iu popularity.J  A matter of thunder, a splutter of  lightning and a spatter of rain are  no longer enough to keep sightseers '  away. The dust and clay that turn  to mud are fast disappeai ing under  the bricks and as phair. The  rapidity with which this work is  being done is oue of the wonders of -  the exposition. Long stretches of  asphalt fairly grow before the  visitors' eyes, and one week more  will see the last of the pavement  makers. A system of sprinkling  the promenades was inaugurated  today, adding greatly to the com-'  fort of the sightseers. ",-  Another   novel  event 'with" the*  Pan-American      was      announced  today.    It is to be a coaching tour:   _,  nament, starting from N^w York  and     ending    at    the    exposition  grounds.       The   attempt will   be   ���  made   to   break,the   four-in-hand  long distance coaching recoid.  The  distance from New York to Buffalo,  is about  501  miles.    The trip  will *  be made  in  relays, and  the  finish  will be at  the  stadium, where  the  automobile race also will finish.  ' ��� Apprehension, approximating the  dimensions  of a  panic, seized-the-  strange   people   of    the    Midway  today over, a  rumor  that  a decree  had gone forth that all on the Midway must  be  vaccinated.    In  the  absence of Dr. Roswell  Park, medical  director  of   the  exposition,  it  cannot belearned what truth there  is in the reported plan of vaccination.    It is  not believed   by  members of the hospital staff that  any    ,  such step is contemplated.  Dunsmuir' and Maxwell's Dispute.  Vancouver, May 8.���[Special io  The Tribune.]���Premier Dunsmuir  and G. R. Maxwell, M. P., are engaged in a dispute over the statement of the latter that about all  the premier did at Ottawa was to  demand $10,000, not $8000, according to the premier's own story, per  mile subsidy for his own pioposed  railway���on���Vancouver���island���to���-  Cape Scott. The Colonist today  denies the statement, while the  Vancouver Province, heretofore  strongly favoring Maxwell, calls  upon him to confirm the statement  or explain, and contains sarcastic1  references to "Maxwell and the  Mint," the rally cry of the last election.  The McGill university mining  students arrived on a special car  today. They will spend a month  visiting the Kootenay mines, especially Nelson utul Rossland.  A Chinese Defender.  Vancouver, May 8.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���11. Bell-Irving, a  canner, was on the stand nearly all  day before the Oriental commission.  He said the moie Chinamen there  were the better it would be for  white men. Cheap labor made development possible, and the more ;  development there was the more  white men would be engaged. There  were better places, he said, than  British Columbia for common labor.  He thought white men should use  Chinamen as an improved machine  ���a tool with whieh to work to advance himself. He was opposed to  the present poll tax, and he thought  all Chinese should be allowed to  come in.  Young Woman Assaulted.  Leavenworth, Kansas, May S.���-  Miss Ethel Bonnie, daughter of G.  \V. Bonnie, an employee of the  state penitentiary, was struck on  the back of the head by an unknown man, presumably a tramp,  and rendered unconscious, after  which she was assaulted. Search'*  ing parties are scouring the country. Her assailant will probably  be burned at the stake if captured,  ���-j-3  ft  -7f.\  7~:k[  "*��� { 1- J  V 'A  - - ".j,it  ���7 -ST  �����1  "-1-1X  -<;�� ���^���H?**^  THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY, MAY 9, 1901  ii'  _  IB*  i >v  \_  I  Jb.  ���?- :  ii  life-;  .4  li��  ft  'T '*  mi  m  m.  UA  W7  t  I".  \ir':7��.  .:'xt  nr . -v  *F- ������ : "iS  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  q\  to  q\  to  q\  to  WE   HAVE   OPENED A  SPECIAL   DEPARTMENT  OF  SMALL WARES  Containing only the 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 HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  Baker  Street, Kelson.   J,  fa  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  J*  *~0i'  From' the evidence taken be-  , fore the Chinese and Japanese immigration commission at  Vancouver it appears tliat Jap-  aue3e competition is more to be  feared than that of the Chinese.  Should this be the case there is a  long campaign of education before  the white laborers of the Coast before they can hope for any redress,  as premier Laurier has intimated  that no matter what report is received from the commission no  restriction will be placed upon  Japanese immigration. This means  that with respect to Japanese competition the white, laborers of the  province are about ten yeai'3 behind as compared with the progress  they have made in respect to  Chinese immigration or competition:  But if the Japanese, continue to  threaten and the white wage-  earners keep up their agitation they  will win out. It is now generally  conceded that the report of the  present commission Avill result in  the raising of the barrier against  Chinese immigration aud what has  been accomplished in the case of  the Chinese will be accomplished in  the case of the Japanese if their  competition' with white laborers  assumes the same proportions.  TRUNKS  VALISES  We hive   received  and  are showing a full stock  of Trunks and Valises in  the cheaper as well as the  better grades,   and   are  offering them at greatly  '*..-..  reduced   prices ��� prices  the lowest in the city.    A comparison of quality  for quality wiil convince you of this.   We invito  this comparison.  Other seasonable goods which we have are  Hammocks, Summer games, Children's Bolts  and Sand Toys.      ' .  Fishing Tackle in full assortment.  New books for summer reading.   .*"'*.  THOMSON  STATIONERY  Co.  Baker Street.  NELSON, B.  Pianos to Rent.  ���Limited.  Pending a meeting to be held on  Tuesday next, it is likely that the  majority of Nelson's  retail stores  will be closed again'this afternoon.  As pointed but some days ago some  difference of opinion has developed  among the merchants, with respect  to the advisability of closing Thursday afternoons, and in this connection The Tribune has received a  letter from K7"CrBgatbnT=in"=whichr  he deals with the part he played  In the spreading of the Thursday-  closing propaganda, and his views as  ���to   the   veracity   and   commercial  probity of the merchants who now  appear to disagree with him as to  the   advisability   of   closing their  places of business on the afternoons  in question.     In the first place Mr.  Beaton  states   that he alone circulated the Thursday-closing agreement, and that anyone who says he  was induced to sign the same under  false   pretences    deliberately   and  wilfully lies.   This, however, must  be a matter of recollection  on the  part of the merchants  in question  and   Mr.  Beaton, and one   which  scarcely admits of determination by  newspaper controversy.   Prom this  Mr.   Beaton   proceeds to give his  opinion    as    to    the-   commercial  probity of merchants  who,  having  decided to close their stores, subsequently decided to.-open them.   As  tothem he says he would "not be  " inclined to accept a note or check  " signed by auy such individual."  This clearly has no direct bearing  upon the question at issue; nor has  it any more commercial importance  to Nelson than if the merchants in  question expressed their reluctance  to accept the note or check of Mr.  Beaton, since there mightbe achance  of negotiating either issue before  payment was stopped at the bank.  However,    after   having   differed  widely- frota:*tUe: offending   mer  chants in the earlier portion of his  letter, Mr. Beaton' takes common  ground with them and says that he  also is through with the Thursday  closing innovation, and rounds off  his very able communication by  expressing regret that The Tribune  showed itself so lacking in brotherly  feeling as to oppose the early  closing movement; because' some  one on an opposition paper started  it. Were thi3 true Mr. Beaton  would doubtless have room for regret, but T&E Tribune must plead  that he is as far astray in his assay  of its good fellowship as he is of  the veracity and (probity of Nelson's  merchants. ; So far from opposing  the Thursday closing because a  newspaper man originated it, The  Tribune always supposed that the  field in Nelson offered sufficient opportunities for the talents of the  men employed in it, to the exclusion  of all else; and with the end so  nearly in sight The Tribune regrets that Mr. Beaton should have  so   completely   misunderstood    it  Jand^Nelson's representative busi^  ness men.  BALFOUR MAKES A SPEECH  And Boasts Irish Kickers.  London, May 8.���In the absence  of lord Salisbury, A. J. Balfour, the  government leader, was the .princi-.  pal speaker at the annual meeting.  today in the royal hall of the grand  habitation of the Primrose league.  An enormous audience filled the  hall. After singing "God Save the  King" the duchess of Marlborough  presented champion banners to the  habitations which had secured the |  greater number of new members.  Mr. Balfour in a long speech traversed a wide field and taveled well-  beaten paths in his discussion of  the Irish and South African questions.  "Although little was heard of  home rule at the last election," said  Mr. Balfour, "the Nationalists have  now started a new method intended  to bore the country into granting  home rule. Every animal from  man downwards used the weapons  Providence put at its disposal, and  there might be some Nationalists in  the house of commons endowed by  nature with the aptitude necessary to make the best use of the  new method of Avar scare, but I  cannot think they would sink so  low as to employ measures which  might be irritating, but which were  utterly abortive in their efl'ect on  the great issues of the empire."  Referring to the war, Mr. Balfour  declared that the hardest pro-Boer  sympathizers   must   now  be   con-,  vineed that the resolution of the  British was unalterable, and that  the constancy and determination of  the people yesterday found a most  conclusive and admirable expression in the by-elections at Monmouth, the very heart of the coal  district, which erroneously supposed itself to have been singled  out for harsh financial treatment  on account of the burdens of the  war.    A Locomotive Trust.  New York, May S.���The Journal  of Commerce says the plans for a  consolidation of locomotive manufacturers are rapidly assuming definite shape. W. Seward Webb and  George II. Longbottom have been  elected directors of the International Power Company. Mr.  Lorigbottom was formerly president  of the Rogers locomotive works at  Paterson, New Jersey.- It is said  that a new company will be formed,  which will acquire nearly all the  locomotive building plants in the  country, except the Baldwin locomotive works.  Avenged Her Mother.  St. Louis, May 8.���Gustav Baare,  bailiff of the St. Louis schoolboarcl  and ex-representative iu the state  legislature, was shot and killed at  his home last night by his daughter  Ida, aged 20, who then turned the  revolver upon herself, inflicting a  wound from which she died in a  few minutes. Both were shot  through the head. - The action of  the young woman was premeditated,  as was shown by a letter which 3he  left. In it she said that the  frequent insults offered her mother  by her father became unbearable,  aud that she had resolved to kill  him and then herself. Mr. Baare  was taking a nap when he was  killed.     .���     ..      -"    ���'���������>.  Opposed to American Trusts.  Chicago, May 8.���"If the great  trusts in this country encroach on  European markets to the detriment  of European manufacturers I predict a combination of the commercial countries of Europe to raise  tariffs on American goods to  almost prohibitive figures." So  spoke Jules Siegfried, Prance's minister of industry, commerce and  the colonies in the cabinet of Ribot  in 1892 and 1893, who is at present  in this city. "There is but one  logical solution of the present situation," continued Mr. Siegfried,  "and that is the signing of a fair  and equitable reciprocity treaty  between the different nations."  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  *zmif��m*3************  Coffee Boasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  **********i3************  We are offering at lowest prices the best  grades of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Best*, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound  ?  40  Mocha and Java Blond, 3 pounds..... : 1 00  Choice Blond Coffee, 4 pounds .......   1 00,  Special Blend Coffee, 6 pounds    1 00  Rio Blend Coffeo, (> ponndH    1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound      30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST .BAKER STREET, NELSON.  GARDEN SEEDS  We hnvo opened up tho largest shipment of  bo��t quality, fresh garden seeds ever brought to  tho kootenay country. Wo are Helling large  quantities already and you will noto our way ts  different from that of olher dealers in this district, in that  WE SELL BY WEICHT       .  As well as by package, and though tho quality  iu tho bent tho prico ih the Hame as in Toronto.  Make out a list and send to us and we will guarantee satisfaction.  IN FLOWER SEEDS  Wo also have a large assortment���10 different  varieties and colors of Sweet Peas to select  from and an endless variety of other kinds.  CANADA DRUG & BOOR CO.  K.-W.-C. Block.       Corner Ward and Baker Sts  Mrs. CARR  LATE OF VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly occupied by Miss MacMillan,  Victoria Block.  Tho patronage of Nelson ladios solicited.  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  SPRINC   TERM  BECINS  APRIL  1st.  "ggK .^ ."^ ���"���� ���  saw*  ,  0 .00 . 00 .00 . 0* .0* . 00 .00 . ,#5W .00 . 00 .00 . 00  ' <S^-i?^ <3^ <����&* ^tar ��8s��r ��t8a*-��SZ>- <^f &&"*'&r GSfrr ~~  . ^ta^.^k. .X^'Xo*. ���\J*.-W. ���>��v-^bk >>��b.>��3v Nik ���**>.?  3 axxxzinixzxxusxxixxxxxxxxixXM*,  TRUNK STRAPS  SHOULDER STRAPS  SHAWL STRAPS  :xxxx*g  flllXXSXXIXXXIXXIIIXSIXXXXXIXIIXXillXXSXXXII  _ <  *%  VALISES AND  .SATCHELS  IN ALL SIZES  iXXXXSIXXXXXXXXXIXXIX] XTXXXXXXXXXXXXX t  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  ixxxxxzxxzzxxxtxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxil  9.  9\  m  91  9\  9}  m  m  BARGAINS  IN TRUNKS AND VALISES   2 _��� -  __   Don't for a moment imagine that we sell cheap trunks only. We carry all sorts of trunks���from the low price  but reliable sorts, up to the very best grades made and we can save you money.on them all. Here are two special examples. Canvas covered trunks, oil painted with hardwood slats, protected by 7 inch steel clamps, brassed excelsior  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  m  m  /ft  Women's skirt or dress trunk, same  style as above only better quality :  84 in.    86 in.     88 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  75 c. to $4.00  A special  reduction  on   all  purses.  Also hand bags at prices below :  12 inch      14 inch      16 inch       20 inch  $2O0  $2.50  $3.00  $4.50  pzxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:  LADIES' SHOPPING  BAGS FEOM  35c to 75c.  tixnrnziiixiiiixxixixixzirxii:  Fred Irvine & Co.  36  Baker  Street  tiiixirirziiiiiixixxiixxxiixxixiiirxiirxxixta  I . I  Q SPECIAL PRICES   ,  I! ON ALL  [j PURSES.  tixixixxxxixxixxxixiiixixxxixxxxxixixixxxxxi  9\  9\  9\  m  9,  9\  9\  M  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  Neolands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRM. Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT HOTKL BLOCK.  Jlelson Saw and Planing Skills  Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER, HARRY  HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  All Communications to be addressed to either of the above  A  latest)  Large stock of high-class imported goods,  specialty of the square shoulder���tne la  f ashion in ooatR,  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and'Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge,or Teams  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND^-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS.  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before 0  purchasing elsewhere.  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  Office on Baker Street; west of Stanley Street;  NKLSON.    *      i  Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSGH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON.  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAKKR STRKKT. NKLSON.  R. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS'AND BOTTLBBS OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  WHOLESALE TRADE  iERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  TEOHPHi & CO.,  L1MITJSD.-  !ind Cedar sU-oels,  Nelson,  ot   -Cornor Vernon  .,_--_ , manufacturers  and wholosalo denlors In wrated waters and  fruit dyrupii.* Solo ayontfi for Halcyon Springs  minora). ..w(if.er,   Toloiiliono iV).  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TKKT.5EL & CO.-Corner Bakor and  ��� Josophin 0 streets, Nelron, wholosale deal  ers in assayorE supplios. Agente *i*or Denve.  Fire Clay Co. ot Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  HI. KVANS & CO.���Bakor streot), Nelson  ��� wholesalo dealers in liquors, cigars  nement, lli-o bi-iok and (ire clay, water pipo.and  HLoel rails, and Kenoral commission merchants.  ELECTitlOAL   SUPPLIES.      ^~  KOOTKNAYKLKCT1UC SUPPLY & CON-  SI KUCTION COM PA N Y���Wholesalo deal-  ers in telephones, amiunciatorri, bulls, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston blook. Nolson.  FLOUR AND FEED. r  BRACKMAN -KKU MILLING COMPANy  ���Cwoala, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootonay Points.  Grain elevator? at all principal points on Calgjary-  Kdmouton li. it. Mills at Victoria, New West  niiiisl.or. and Krinionton. Alberta.        FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS fc   CO.-Baker   stroet.   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers ln fresh and oured moats.  Cold storage.  groceries! ~  A MACDONALD & CO Cornor Fronb and  �� Hall SM-eutK, wholesalo" {rrocers and  'obbcrs in blankets, k'ovoh, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws atsd minors' mindries.   KOOTKNAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  TKD��� Vernon   street),  Nelson,   wholesale  t?rocors.  fOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front; street). Npl  **    son, wholosalo RTocora.    . " " ^  T Y. GRIFFIN & 'CO.���Front) street, Nels'oa'  ** ��� wholosalo dealors in protfslons, ��� onrod  meats, butter and ckks.  HARDWARE AND MINING $UPPLIES.  S^BYERS & CO.���Cornor-Bakorand Joaophine=  ���   stroets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers In.hard-  waro aud mining supplies,  Powdor Co.  A  Agents for Giant  LA.WKKNCKJ  Bakor St..  Prompt and regular  dottvnrr to thn urada  Brewery at Nelson  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STRKKT, NKLSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  . PLANS  MEALS 26-CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated by St^am 25 Cents to $f  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT   THE  ATHABASCA  TODAY.  Bookkeeping, shorthand and typewriting  thoroughly taught. Do not mini this opportunity  of acquiring a business education. Note address.  CORNER WARD AND BAKER STREETS  Everybody   Welcome  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria ud Entow Bt��ata>        .  P. O. Box 468. TBIiBPHONB KO. tt 1  %  BAKER STREET, NMLSON,  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Njadden House  '>'.-vkdr iaid Ward.  Stroetu. Nelson  Large comfortable bedrooms and  Arab-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Mrs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  liTEW THS! BOTAI. HOTEL. VklBAVX    .  The only hotel ln NoIfou  bhaa has remained1,  under one managemobO slncu 1*)0.  Tho bed-rooms aro well furnished and lighted:  by oleotricity.  The bar Ir always stocked by tho host' dnm s-  tio and imported liquors and cigarf.  THOMAS aiAPDEN. Proprt^tor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Mauagos  KAltDWARE    COMPANY,  .  Nolnon,  wholesale   dealers ln  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.  ,   LIQUOHS AND DRY GOODS.  nfUENBR, BKKTON & CO.-Corner Vernon  -*- and Josophino streote,- Nelson, wholosale  dealors ln liquors, cig��rs and dry goods. Agenta  for Pabsb tirowlng Oo. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Browing Co. of Calgary. /  " SASH AND DOORS.       .-*.   '  ���VTKLSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  J-x* LUilTED���Corner Front and Hall stroota,  Nel9on, uinnufaiitnrors of and wholosalo dealers  iu Banh and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order.  WINES, AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA    WINE   COMPANY,    LIMI  TKO���Corner Front and Hall Btreote. Nel  son, wholonale doalers in wines (case and hnllc.  ARCHITECT.  AC. RWAUT���A rehitcch.   Room 3 Aberdeen  ���   block, Baker street, Nolson.  Bar stooked with bosb brands of wlne.<i, liquors,  -nd Cigars. Boor on draught. Large oomfort-  1. -. '0G2U.  Klrab-olaas table boa d.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  HIS HONOR. THE ADMINISTRATOR OF  THK GOVEKNMENT-1V-COUNCIL lina  heen pleased to liiiike the following appointments:���  .lohn A. Turner. Government Agent, Thomas  M. Ward und KredSiwrkey, of the City of Nolson,  Ksnuires. to bo JI oinljers of the Hoard of Directors  of tlio "ICootonay Lake Ueneial Hospital,"  April aolh. 19��1.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS     i  To T. A. Strvknson, or to any porson or persons to whom lie may have transferred tils  interest, in tho Lila mineral claim, at Morn  iiiK Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You aro hpruhy notified Unit I havo expended  the sum of Ono Hundred and Fifty-Seven Dollara  in  labor  and  iiiilirovemeiit.s   upon   the  above  mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said  mineral  claim  under the   provisions   of   the  Mineral Act, and if within ninety days from  the  dato of this nolico you tail or refuse to contribut;,  your proportion of such expenditure togotiio.,  with all costs of advertising, your interest in paid  ulftim will become the property of the subscriber  under Hection four of an Act entitled "An Act to  Amend tho Minoral Act, 1900."  DANIEL   HERB,  Dated thia 12th day of February, 1WL  gS^Bw" THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C., THURSDAY, MAY 9, 1901  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$13,000,000.00  REST 77...     7.CO0.0OO.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS        427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Presidont  Hon. Georgo A. Druniiuond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  "Oorner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  tfranchoa ln London (England) Nkw Youk,  Chicago, aud all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Storllng Exchango and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available. In any part of tlio world.  Drafts Issued. Collections Made, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  CUKUKNT KATK OK INTKKKHT PAID.  TELEGRAMS IN BRIEF FORM  From Various Sources.  LONDON, S;���Tlie Chester cup  at Chester today was won by David  Gai'i'ick, L. Reiff -up, Penzance second, Stoccodo third. Sixteen horses  ran.  , MANILA, 8.--Colonel Astilla, the  insurgent governor of Tnfanta province, has surrendered with ten officers, ISO men, 170 rifles and 10  cannons.  SIMLA, India, 8.���Heavy rains  have caused a great rjse in the river  Indus, aud Dera Chaszee Kan, capital >pf the same name, is in imminent danger of destruction by flood.  The bauks of the river are held  with great difficulty.  CHICAGO. S.���A special to the  Post from Marine City, Michigan,  says: The ice blockade in the St.  Clair river, which was the worst in  the history of tlie lakes, has broken  and navigation is now fully opened.  HENDAYE, France, * 8.��� Advices  received from Barcelona, Spain, say  several persons were killed- and  numbers were injured during the  disorders there yesterday. A majority of the trades have struck  .work.,  ' JOHNSTOWN, N. Y., May S.���  fJohh McCarroll, one of the most  ^promiueut lawyers in this part of  ; the state, died suddenly at his home  ���.here today. He was born in  Springfield, Oswego county, April  ���21,i828.Ayyy7y;7   yA-y-x.;-:  BOSTON, 8!���The board of overseers of Harvard university, at their  ^regular meeting here today, voted  to grant the degree of doctor of  laws to president McKinley. The  degree will be conferred at commencement in June.  CHICAGO, S;��� Dr. George H. Gilbert, professor of New Testament  literature and interpretation iu the  tChicago Theological Seminary, has  been removed from his position by  the directors, who today "found  that Dr. Gilbert published teachings  ��� which were heretical."  ��� ST. LOUIS, Missouri, S.���A deal  involving $0,250,000 was made in  insurance circles yesterday when  the  Home  Mutual  Fire  Insurance  ��� Compauy of St. Louis  sold its busi-  ��� ness to and reinsured its policies iu  , the National Fire  Insurance  Com-.  . pany of Hartford, Connecticut.  BRISBANE, Queensland, 8.���A  search party which has returned  from New Guinea discovered the  half-eaten remains of tlie Rev.  James Chalmers and the Rev. OH-  ^veiuTompkins^oLLondon.Missiouary^  society aud their follower?, who  were massacered in April by natives  of Fly river, New Guinea, after a  terrible fight.  CAPE   TOWN,  S. ��� Tho   mails,  baggage and passengers have  been  'lauded   from  the  British  steamer  Tantallon Castle, which went ashore  .on Robbin Island during a fog.    It  is feared that the steamer will become a wreck, as  she  is  hard  and  fast on the rocks  and  is bumping  and leaking.   The'Tantallon Castle  was bound from Southampton  to  Table bay.  ,     WASHINGTON,  S.���One of the  largest robberies ever committed in  ; this'city occurred yesterday after-  ! noon when the house of Mrs. Olivia  | Starring was entered and diamonds,  i jewelry and money  approximately  'valued at  over  $S000  was  taken.  ! Lewis Mortimer Monroe, au  inven-  | tor ��� residing   in   New   York,   who  ��� visited  the  house   yesterday,  was  ' arrested on suspicion.  ;     CONSTANTINOPLE, 8.���The am-  . bassadors   of   the   foreign powers  have dispatched  identical  notes to  1 porte, characterizing the seizure by  the Ottoman  postal authorities of  , foreign mails as a breach of international law, and holding the porte  responsible   for   the consequences.  One of the mail  bags  opened Sun-  clay  contained   dispatches   of   the  German ambassador.  LONDON, 8. ��� Two divergent  resolutions were submitted to the  miners' conference on its reassembling this morning. After a  lengthy discussion the delegates  were unable to reach an agreement  and adjourned for two hours, in  order to cable their respective districts to hold caucuses.     The  con-  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  with wmen is amalgamated  THE  BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  -  '��������� -      $8,000,000  -      -      -   $2,000,000  '  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000,  IMPERIAL BANK  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kilgour.         Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Streot. B. C.  New York   Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  aud iii Brunches in Canada and tho  United SUites.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.    1."resent, rate  lliroe per cent.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Managor Nelson Branch.  sensus of opinion is that the conference ultimately will pass a  resolution to await the results of  the practical working of the tax  before ordering a stoppage of work.  A later .dispatch says that the  miners have decided against a  stoppage of work. If the owners  should attempt to reduce wages in  any district another conference will  be called to reconsider the question.  LONDON, 8.���A. B. Markham,  addressing his constituents at Mansfield last night, boldly fulfilled his  pledge to repeat to them his recent  attack in the house of commons on  the firm of Wernher, Beit & Co.  He charged Alfred Beit and Mr.  Keeksteiu with being thieves and  swindlers.and challenged the former  to bring an action against him for  libel. ".���'"''  AUGUSTA, Georgia, 8.���Fire,  which broke out here at 1:30 p. m.,  has done considerable damage and  is spreading. The great cotton  warehouse of the Union Compress  Company has been destroyed and  the warehouses of Phinizy & Company and H. M. Whitney are burning furiously. The fire department  and many citizens are fighting the  flames, which at 2:10 are .beyond  control. The loss already is about'  $250,000.  ALBANY, S.���The situation here  this morning in the strike of the  street railway employees is unchanged neither the men nor the  company having yet yielded any  point, and in fact, no conference  has been held. The strike now  extends to five cities, Albany, Troy,  AVatervliet, Renselaer and Cohoes.  Over fifty miles of track lies idle,  and a thousand men are out of  .-.work. In Albany, the largest city  affected by the strike, business is at  a standstill.  NEW YORK, S.���Two women  were burned to death and a --number of persons were injured in a fire  which started in a five story apartment house at the southeast corner  of Lexington avenue and Sixtieth  street, early this morning. The  dead: Jennie McSorley, a widow  40 years old; Miss Brown, 18 years  old, who boarded.,: with Mrs. McSorley and who recently came from  Washington, D. C; their bodies  were burned almost beyond recognition on the top floor of the house.  Loss by fire, $20,000.      '       *  LONDON, 8.���The annual meeting of the iron and steel institute  commenced today. It is attended  by all the prominent engineers in  Great Britain, while almost all the  American engineers' centers were  represented. Andrew Carnegie was  among those presents The new  president, William Whitell, devoted  almost all of his address to American methods, declaring Great Britain was compelled to adopt them.  He said: "We shall have to fight  much harder in the future to retain our proud position."  PARIS, 8.���A dispatch to the.  Temps from Madrid says the disorders were renewed at Barcelona  this morning and were rigorously  repressed by troops and gendarmes.  The Spanish government attributes*  the trouble to foreign and Spanish  anarchists, who have returned from  exile and who are co-operating with  the extreme socialists. There have  been a number of arrests, especially  of foreign anarchists, and firearms,  knives and handbills urging incendiarism have been seized. The  Spanish authorities declare they  have never seen "a mob as wild as  yesterday's nnd today's. The Madrid press urgns on the government  to vigorously suppress the Catalan  movement.  $2,500:000  $1,725,000  H. S. HOWLAND President.  1). R. WILIUK Gonoral Manager.  K. HAY Inspector.  SAVINC3   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THK   CUKUKNT   RATK   OV    INTKHK8T   AM.OWKI).  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  H. Robinson of Hornellsville, junior  grand warden iast year, was chosen  to fill the place. S. Nelson Sawyer  of Palmyra was elected junior  grand warden. Theodore A.' Taylor of Brooklyn'was reelected grand  treasurer and Edward M. H. Ehlers  of New York was reelected grand  secretary. The installation of officers will take place tomorrow.  Rumor has it that J. A. McDonald's ice cream parlors oh Baker  tre et are the finest in the city.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Masons in Conference.  Nkw York, May 8.���The assembly rooms in the Masonic temple  were packed with members of and  delegates to the grand lodge today,  to participate in the annual election of officers. There was no contest for office, though there were  three unexpected changes. Tlie  choices were . all made unanimous.  Charles W. Mead of Albany, most  worshipful grand master for last  year, was reelected. Albert Cran-  dal of Brooklyn, deputy grand master last year, was also reelected.  Charles Cushman of Buffalo, senior grand warden, declined renomi-i  nation on account of ill health.    P.  For Sale or Rent.���Piano at the  Old Curiosity Shop.  Wanted���To rent at once a five  or six-room house, furnished.   Box 650, Nelson.  Large,  well-furnished   rooms  to  let. Apply rooms 1 and 5 Macdonald block,  corner Josephine and Vernon.  Wanted���At once,  good  general  servant. Apply Mrs. John Houston, corner Carbonate and HaU streets.  For sale or rent���A first-class  boarding house. Central locality. Reasonable  terms,   .apply to Box 78, City.  Furnished rooms to let, with or  without board. Prices moderate. Mrs. Reilly,  Ward street, next to Post Office.  To rent���Office.in the Turner-  Boocke 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.  Japan Tea of all kinds to suit  your taste. Sun Cured, Spider Lei?, Pan Fired  in bulk or packages.   Kootenay Coffee Co.  For Lease���The Palace Hotel in  Sandon, IJ. C. For particulars and timo of possession enquire of Airs. Annie Eagan, Sandon,  British Columbia.  Gold, copper, silver, lead mines  and prospects wanted. Send report and samples  to the Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. C,  Koom 4, K. W-C Block.  For..sale���Tug boat Red Star and  barge at'roasonahle figures to cash purchaser, on  time with good security. Apply to Ontario  Powder Works, Nelson, B. C.  .For   sale ��� Household   furniture  and effects of house on Latimer street, opposite  -brewery. Can be . seen between 9 a. in. jind 5  p. in. this week.   Mrs. A. S. Parker.  For comfort and convenience go  to the Ice Cream Parlors of J. A. McDonald.  Baker street, inhere every attention and requisite is supplied.  Free milling gold properties. We  are anxious to secure a few free milling gold pro-  Serties at once.    The   Prospectors   Kxchange,  TeUon, B. C, Boom 4, K-W-C Block.  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  are selling at thirty cents per pound is giving  the best of satisfaction to our many customers.  Kootenay Coffee Co.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    anil  China Teas in great variety, choicest quality.  We make a specialty of 'blending teas and sell  them in any quantity at lowest rates, Kootenay  Coffee Co -  Western Canadian Employment  Ofllce, Box 711, Phone 270. wants girls for general  housework, waitresses and waiters; man for  dairy, man to ��� herd icattle, man to work in garden. Positions vwanted���Man wants carpet  cleaning and relaying, window cleaning and geueral work about the house; also several cooks  want work.  TENDERS.   Will-bo roccivedby tho undersigned, addressed  to Rossland. B."C, up to Wednesday, May 15th,  11X11. to continue the tunnel on the Juno mineral  claim for 2.t0 feet, more or less.  Permission to examine the rock can be obtained from -Mr. H. E. T. Haultain, No. 9 K. W.  C. block, Nelson, B. C.  M. S. LOGAN.  NOTICE.  ��� /. -  Notice is-hereby given that I have this day  Surchased  the plant  and   good   will   of    the  kootenay Steam Laundry and will continue the  business under tho same style and-title.  A11 accounts owing by the said Kootenay Steam  Laundry will be paid by mo and all accounts due  becomo payable to'mo.  Soliciting :a contintianco of your valued  patronage, I roinain, yours truly,  A.   LAKSON.  �� Nelson, May 2nd, 1901.  Nc  NOTICE.  IN Tin*;  COU.VTV*.- COUHT'OF*-   KQOTKNAV, Hor.UK.V  AT I'-OItT BTKKI.K, II. C.  OTICE is hereby given that on 'tho 2-11li day  of April, 1901, it was ordoreil by P. Mel;.  Forin, Esquire, Deputy Judge of tho said court,,  that .lames Ferguson Armstrong, Oillcial Administrator of the County of Kootenay, be administrator of all and singular'the estate of  William Couch of Creston,' drayrnau, deceased,  intestate.  Kvery person indebted'totllo *aid deceased is,  required to make .payment forthwith to tho undersigned.  Evory person having in po:seseion eil'ects belonging to the deceased ic required forthwith to  notify the uddcrsigucd.  Every creditor or other person, having any  claim upon or interest in tho distribution of Iho  personal estate of the said deceased is required  within thirty days of this date to'send by registered letter, addressed to. the ��� undersigned, liis  name and address and the full particulars of his  clainvor interest, and a statement of his account,  and the nature of. the security (if any) held, by  him.  Atfer the-expiration of the-said--thirty days  tho administrator will prococd with tho distribution of the estate, having regard to those claims  only of which he shall havo had notice.  Dated at, Fort. Steele this 8th day of May, 11101.  JAMK3 FERGUSON ARMSTRONG,  Oillcial Administrator,  Fort Steele, B. C.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  PUBLIC MEETING.  A m��cting of the citizens of Nelson will be he'd  in the board of trade rooms this evonlng at e'ght  o'clock for tho purpose of considering matters  connected with the Dominion Day celebration in  Nelson on Monday and Tuesday, July 1st and  2nd.  FRANK FLETCHER, Mayor.  Nelson, B. C. May 7th, 1901.  **  (���>  (tt  9\  (tt  m-  9\  9\  9\  9}  9)  AV  ^'0*'00'00'0*'0'^-^,0'\^'0*'^-00'00-00'00-0'A4fl^  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the bes  workmen.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.        �� ��� .  Established in Nelson 1890.  JUNE   WEDDINGS  THE MONTH OF ROSES AND WEDDINGS WILL SOON BE HERE.  What tho wedding present -shall be is then tho question of the hour, and In  very many instances some dainty pieces may to .selected from our htock,  which is immense. Thero will bo found among other thing-". Sterling Tea  and Coffeo Sets, Plated Tea and Coll'ee Sets, Cnko Baskets, Fruit Dishes,  Nut Boivls, BomUous, Berry Sots, Trays, Oak Ware, Bl-iiiuo'^'W are, Brass  Ware, Cut Glass, Flat Ware, Onyx Tables, Pianos, Sewing Machines, and  a thousand other things too numerous to mention.  CALL AND INSPECT OUR LINES  BEFORE BUYINC  ELSEWHERE  ���f.-vrj-fe  ~<l  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, B. C.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  9X  9\  9\  W  (tt  9\  (tt  (tt  m  9\  ���*  '&<&.��  ���^���v-^  ���^ ��� X*^ ��^ v^��"�� ^�� .^g^ ��>j^ ��^��. ^ .j^ ���<g�� ��^�� ��^�� ��*���� ��!^�� .^"k ��� ���'y* ^��tM  ���^^ -*0i*&^ "^^a_ ^^b^ ^^& ^^^ ^^^ *0& *^^0 ^9 ^^t_ -^^^ ^^b_ ^^^_* ^^a* ^^^ ^^a* - 0?i. i  ��� 0 ' 0.07.00 *^0 '00 ��� 00 * 00 * 00* -.Si * ^0*^0 * ^0 '^0 '^0 *^0* 00 * 00 * 0t  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  NELSON,  B. C.  Builders and  Contractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootonay Brlek &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beer to ask for a continuance  of the patronage whieh you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our produets at lowest  possible prices.' Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure.  It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our  marble products^ and next season we shall be ina.position to supply  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  Tiles and Cement.  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also  secured-prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and  Builders.  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick * Lime Co., Ltd  P. Burns & Co.  Hkad Oppick at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,   Sandon,   Silverton, Nov  ^^DenverpRevelstttkoT'P^^  way, and Vancouver.  ���Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  ���WHOLKSALB1 ANV KETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  OKDKKH RY MAITj KKCHIVKI OARttFUr, AKD PROMPT ATTBKTION  XXXIXXXXXXXXXXXXXZtKXIUXXZZIXXXXXIXIXXXXIIXUIXXIXXXXIXXXIIXXIIXXZXZIXZXXXXIXXXXXJXiXZIXXSXXZXXXUrZZXXXXXr  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block, NELSON, B. C.  Oold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at tbe Kxchange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  lmviu*^ mining property for salo arc requested to send wimples of their oro to tho r  for exhibition. ,\Vo dosiro to hear from nil prospectors who have promixing mineral a  iriUsli Columbia. s  Parties  Kxchanuo for <  claims in llri '  Prospectors and ruining men aro requested to make tho Kxchango thoir hoadqunrtors when [  in Nelson. p  All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited. ?  Address all communications to f  Telephone 104                      ANDREW  F.   ROSENBERGER, I  jj*'          P. O. Box 700                                                             Nelson, B. C. [  Itxxxxxxxxixxxxixxixxx-xxxixixxxxxxxxixsixrTirxxxiiixiTxxxiaiixTxirrx-ixrirrixixxxxxxxxxxxixrxinxixiiTiTTTXixxrr:  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 205.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office:  Two Doors West C. P. R. Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  Wo have sevornl Rood furnished homies to lot  for the summer months.  H. &   M.  BIRD  BHOKKN lill.L BLOCK.  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds  of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  j\j?(!i)1.�� for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Coiiipftiiy. Wiistiiiigton Hrick, Limo & Mann-  facturiiiK Company. Oeneral commercial agents  nnd hroKisi-s.  All coal and  wood strictly cash on delivery.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER  To John J. JIcAndbkws or to any person or persons to whom he may have transferred his  ���-..    interestin the Black Diamond Mineral Claim,  situato  on   the  north side  of Bear Creek,  about three miles from the town of Ymir,  lying  -south of and adjoining the  Kvening  ytar Mineral Claim. Nelson Mining Division  of West Kootenay Distiict, and recorded in  tho recorder's otlice for the Nelson Mining  Division.  You and each of yru are hereby notified that I  have expended Two Hundred and Twelve dollars  and Twenty-live cents ($212.25) in labor and improvements upon the abovo mentioned mineral  claim in order to hold said  mineral claim uudcr  l he provisions of the Mineral Act. and if within  ninety days from the date of this notice you fail  or refuse to contribute your proportion of such  expenditures togcLhcr with nil costs of a'dvertis-  ing your intercetn in Paid claims will become the  property of the subscriber under section 4 of an*  Act. entitled  "Au Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, l'JOO."  JOHN DTCAN.     -  Dated at Nelson this 27th day of April. 1901. .  NELSON LICENCE  DISTRICT.  Notieo is hereby given that David Church of  32rie has made application under the provisions,  of the "Liquor Licence Act. l!J0t)," for an hotel  license for the B. C. hotel at Krie. and tliat a  meeting of the Board of Liconce Commissioners  will be tield to consider such application at Krtc  on Wednesday, the twenty-second day of May,  11)01. at the hour of eleven o.ciock in the forenoon.  W. H. BULLOCIi-WKBSTKK,  Chief Licence Inspector.  Chief Constable's Oflico, Nelson, B. C.  May.J!K)l.  TKLKPHONK W.  Office 184 BaKer St.  AINSWORTH   LICENCE   DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that Joseph Fournier  has inadp application under the provisions of the  ���'Liquor Licence Act, 1'JUO" for un hotel licenco  for the promises described as the Montreal hotel  at. the becond crossing of the Lardo river,  between Howser and Trout lake, and that a  meeting of the Hoard of Licence Commissioners  o�� the Ainsworth Licence District will be held to  consider such application at tho Court House ai.  the City of Kaslo on Saturday the first day of  June. 1SJ0I, at the hour of eight o'clock iu tho  afternoon.  ������������������������������ \V. H, BULLOCK-WKBSTKR.-  Chief Licence Inspector.  Chief Constable's Ollicc. Nelson, B. C.  -CthJune, I'JOI.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NKLSON . SOCIALISTIC EDUCA1IONAX.  CLUB meets evory Sunday at 3 o'clock p.m.  in the Miners'Union Hall. A cordial imitation  . is extended to every one to como and take part  in discussions.   John Koberts, secretary.  LAUNDRYWORKERS' UNION <)V NKLSON  No. 8501. A. F. of L.���Meets in Minora'- Union  Hall, C. P. K. filock, corner of Baker and Stan^  ley streets; ou fourth Friday in everv month at  7:30 p.m. sharp, v visiting membprs of American  Federation cordially invited to attend. C. Fredrick, president; A. \V. McFee, secretary.  10LSON MINERS' UNION NO. !*,. W. K. tf  M.���Meete In miners' union rooms, northwest cornor of Baker and Stanley stroets. every-  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. VNlUng mem  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. .Tame  Wilkes, Seoretary. Union Scai.k ok Wages  yon Nelson District���Per shift, machine  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, $X25; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other undeiground labor*  ers, $3.00.  ;.���>..  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.- -The regu-  lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor.,  Council will be hold in the miners' union hall,  corner Baker and Stanley streets, on the flrst and  third Thursday of each month, at S p. m.   C. J.   '  Clayton, President: A. T. Curie, Secretary.  rpHK rogular meetings of the Carpenters' Union /  ���*��� : are held on J-Wednesday evening of each  weok, at 7 o'clock,'In the, Miners' Union rooms -  corner of Baker and  Stanley s'recLs.   Charles  Clayton, President. George Broadley, Secretary._<  ARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union. No. 196. of  the International Journeymen Barbers Un  ion of America, meets every lirst and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, at 8.30  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. R. McMahon; presidfint; J. H. Mathe  son. secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary; t ;       ���::7-x7 ''���'������ *-* ��� :*\'  ABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  tective Union. No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  .Miners' Union hall,*'C. P. R. block, corner of  Kaker and Stanley streets, every Monday evening;  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the Amort-  can Federation cordially invited to attend.  A. J. Curie, President. John Roberts, recording secrotary.  KLSON PAINTERS' UNION-The  regular  meeting of the   Painters'   Union Is  hela  the flrst and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.   George Eacrltfc,  President; Henry Bennett, Socrotary.  ^\  'tl  ��.'.  %  AINSWORTH   LICENCE   DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that Alfred Leblanc has  made application under tho provisions of tho  "Liquor Liconce AiJr. 1!X)0" for an hotel licence  =for-tiie=premisesdoscribed=as-the=Kerry=hoteLat=  tho lirst, crossing of-the Lardo river, between  Lardo and Howser; and that a inectimr of the  Hoard of Licence Commissioners of the Ainsworth Licence District, will be held to consider  such application at the Court House at the City  of Kaslo, on Saturday the first day of Juno, liWl.  at the hour of eight, o'clock in the afternoon.  W. H. BULLOCK-WKBSTKR,  Chief Licenco Inspector.  Chief Constable's Olllce. Nelson, B. C.  (ith June, l'JOl.  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notieo is heroby given that. In pursuance of  the notification published hy this Department,  nnd dated 22nd June. 18!!!), under suction 33 of tho  "Lund Act," agrecmonis for thu satu of Lots in  the Town of New Denver, which wero purchased  from the Government at public auction on 20th  July, 18!I2. and upon which Ihe balanco of purchase money and interest is not fully paid up by  the 30th of April next, will be cancelled and all  moneys paid therein will be forfeited.  W. C. WKLLS,  Chief Commission of Lauds and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria. B.C., 21st March, 1901.    '  DISSOLUTION   OF  PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is heroby given that tho partnership  heretofore existing between Lewis Noll and  Wesloy K. Cox, carrying on business as hotel-  keepers in tho premises known as the I'orto Rico  hotel at I'orto Rico Siding, B. C, under the firm  mime of Noll Sc Cox, has this day been dissolved  by mutual consent. For the future the I'orto  Rico hotel will be conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will assume all liabilities of the late firm and to  whom all accounts owing said firm aro herewith  payable. LOUIS NOLL,  WKSLKY K. COX.  Witness: Rout. Rknwick.  Nolson. March 20th. l'JOl.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that I Intend to apply at  tbe next sittings of the Hoard of Licence Com-  inis"ionorH for the City of Nelson, to be held after  the expiration of thirty days from the date hereof,  for a transfer of the retail liquor licenco now held  by mo for the Grand Central hotel situate on lots  23and 24. block 00. subdivision of lot "Jo in the  City of Nelson, to Gust Kricson of tho said Cityof  Nelson.  F. SIMPSON.  Witness, W. C. McDonald.  Dated this twenty-second day of April, 1901.  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION ���Regular  ..meetings every; Tuesday evening at 830  o clock, in Miners' Union Hall, corner of Baker  and Stanley streets. Visting brwihren cordially  invited. Chris. Luft, presidont; H. Smelser, financial and recording secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION-The O. P. I. A. No.  172. moets every Monday evening in tha  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, all  8 o'clock. J. D. Mover, president); William  Vice, secrotary, P. O. Box 610.  _\  &  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON LODGE. KO. 28. 'A. V. & A. M  Meete second Wednesday la eaoh month  Sojourning brethren Invited.  N  KLSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTKH No. 123  G. R. C���Moo's third Wednesday. Sojourn  ing companions invited. George Jolmstone.Z.; K.  W. Matthews, S. E.  NELSON AKRIK. No. 22. F.O. K.���Moot second  and fourth Wednesday of each month, ad  Fraternity  Hall.     Goorgo  Bartlott,   president  John V. Morrison, secretary.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodge, No  25, Knights of Pythias, meets In 1. O. O. V.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootonay streets, evrr '  Tuosday evening at 8 o'clock, visiting Kni-ghtis  cordially invited to attend. II. M. Vincent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S. -'  OOTBNAY   TENT  NO.  7,   K. O. T. M.���  Hold theirregular meetings"on the first and  third Thursdays of each  month.   Visiting  Sir  Knights are cordially invited to attend.   U. A.  Brown, It. K.; A. W. I'urdy, Com.; R. J. Steel  R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND    WOOD   WORK*!:*  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.   .  Special attention given to .ill kinds of repairing  and custom work from o'.1��Ide points. Heavy  bolts made to order on shot! notioe.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street. ";  painters;  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  NOTICE.  Courts of Assizo. Nisi I'rius, Oyerand Terminer  and General Gaol Delivery will be holdou in the  Court House at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, at tha  places and on the dates following, namely :  City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of April. 1901.  City of New Westminster, on the 23rd day of  April, 1901.  City of Nelson, on the 7th day of May. 1901.  City of Revolstoke, on tho 7th dny of Mar, 1901.  City of Vernon, on tho 15th day of May, 1901.  City of Kamloops, on tho 23rd day of May, 1901.  City of Vancouver, on the 2lstday of May, 1001.  City of Victoria, on the 28th day of May, lyoi.  Town of Clinton, on tbo 28th day of May, 1S01  By Command.  J. D. l'RKNTICE,  Provincial Secretary,  Provincial 8eorotarv's Office,      '  IKtfc Marat, 1W1, &t2SSZAj��?J3i^*ii��i��  THE  TRIBUNE: NELSON, B C, THURSDAY, MAY 9, 1901  i  Iii'  \  _t i  sis i  \}'i  li'  -f  I  /������-a^ <g'.<e' 0.0.ff.tBt.^.0.^.0��.   if.  g'.^.tr-^.ig'.g'-g-gjg-'.g-tf-g*'.  r^C^Sf.trsr^e-srsr^Sr (*?? SP^e^.^^***^?:**:*^:  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ifc  Don't Pay Two Prices for  Gent's Furnishings  "When you can get anything you want in this line at Mad-  son's Great Clearing sale, at Easturn Wholesale cost.  This sale has been running the past three weeks and the  generous patronage extended is the best evidence that  the people realize the value of the bargains offered. But a  $14,000 Stock of Clothing  Boots and Shoes and  Gent's  Furnishings  cannot be run off in a few days. There is still an almost  unbroken range in all branches to choose from. This  week, however, a special drive will be made in miner's  supplies. All goods ai-e new and up-to-date. Boots and  shoes from $1.50 up, Mens suits from $0 up, and 300 pairs  of odd pants at wholesale cost.  Remember, Madson  Leads   all  Competitors.  Baker Street,  Nelson, B. C.  THEO MADSON  fa  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  q\  to  to  to  to  to  to  if.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  MINING IN  THE   LARDEAU  v<g:g:^.<':g'.^'.gr.g'.**f:g'-g.^.  W ^B>-5v5^.3'S^-5^T5-<^V  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.     : - .       mz  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. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VIOTORIA   BLOCK NELSON,   B. C.  mt  %  MORRISON & CALDWELL  PROVISIONS  AND   PRODUCE.  OUR LEADERS���   The-well-known-Newdale-Greamery-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  Baker Street,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  ��@g���5g5g@S6gSg:@g?��e@eg:-@g:@giS  fo  $��  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  MO.   219   BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  BOOTS!       BOOTS I       BOOTS!  For a few days only we will hold a slaughtering  discount sale of boots and shoes.  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  Properties That Net $200 Per Ton.  Berkley Crilley, foreman at the  Nettie L. mine, near Ferguson, is  paying Nelson a visit. Rawhiding  operations having ceased with tlie  opening of spring the shipping of  ore has temporarily ceased. From  25 to .'30 men were at work during  the winter and some S00 tons of ore  shipper], which netted the company,  known as the Great "Western, handsome profits. Tlie material is exceptionally rich in silver, gold and  lead. It has to bo rawhided about  two miles, when it is put on sleighs  and carried some IS miles, to  Thompson's landing. Here it is  transferred'to. steamer and again  rehandled and put on the rail for  the Trail smelter. The freight ami  treatment charges average $30 per  ton, yet after meeting these tlie  company have a clear profit of $102  per ton. None of the members are  as yet very wealthy men so that  the mine has had to pay for itself  all through and little scientific development work has been done as a  consequence. However, they have  sunk to a depth of 150 feet, and 200  feet more of a drive and the completion ot their present tunnel will  increase this depth to 1100 feet.  There is very little machinery on  the ground, but this season it is the  intention to install an up-to-date  plant. Two miles oc a wagon road  will enable them to work all tlte  year round, and this will be built  at once. As soon as the railway is  in operation an aerial tramway will  be put in, which will enable the  property to be worked  at low cost.  Work has been resumed on the  Silver Cup, a neighboring property,  where they have a 150-foot tunnel  run.in rich ore.  On the Triune last July JLiid  brothers took a working lease, and  have since shipped some 150 tons of  ore which netted them $200 per ton.  Work has also been resumed on  the Maybe, where they are driving  a 200-foot tunnel, and on several  other properties preparations are  being made for active operations.  Mr.  Crilley -is  sanguine  that as  soon  as   the   Lardeau   railway  is  available     there     will    be    great;  activity in mining in that  district.  The Methodist Conference'  Everything is in readiness for the  ministerial session of the 13. C.  Methodist conference, which meets  in Nelson this morning. Yesterday's trains brought in the majority of the ministers who are expected to attend the meetings and  today will see nearly all of the lay  delegates arrive. The stationing  committee, composed of the chairmen of each district and one minister elected by the district, met  in full session all day yesterday.  The work of this committee is  watched with a great deal of interest as it has the arranging of new  missions, making any alterations in  the existing boundaries and stationing the ministers on the different circuits and missions. The following is the personnel of the committee:  Indian district���Rev. R. Whittington, M. A., IB. Sc, president of  the conference.  ���-^Victoria=district���Revf-Ti-Grosby,-  Rev. W. H. Barraclough, IB. A., and  Rev. E. S. Rowe.  Vancouver District���Rev. A. E.  Green and Rev. R. Wilkinson.  New Westminster District���Rev.  Joseph Hall and Rev. J. F. Betts.  Kamloops District���Rev. C. Ladner and Rev. W. D. Misener.  Kootenay District���Rev. J. A.  Wood and and Rev. G. II. Morden.  Rev. G. H. Morden was elected  secretary of the committee, Rev. II.  Whittington being chairman by  virtue of his office as president of  the conference. The first draft of  stations will be published at the  opening of the Friday afternoon  general session.  This evening there will be a public missionary meeting iu the Methodist^, church at which Rev. Goro  Kaboragi, Japanese minister in  "Vancouver, will preach. The meeting commences at S:15 and is open  to all who care to attend.  stautial brick barracks, as their  present one is entirely unsuitable.  It is their intention to begin building just as soon as they can make  all necessary preparations, and hope  to complete it in the early summer.  Accidental but Annoying.  Last night one of Mrs. Enfield's  large glass windows was broken in  by accident. A couple of young  fellows with an outside ticket for  tho opera house amused themselves  with a fisticuff show, a la Burns  and GofT, but a well planted lefter  put one of the amateur pugilists  through the window, playing havoc  with the millinery and the glass.  Parisian millinery was mixed up  with fragments of glass aud pretty  spring bonnets with putty. The  offenders decamped before the  police appeared on the scene, aud  tlie only members of the crowd of  spectators left were the three  Indian witnesses in the cattle stealing case, who could not name the  offenders aiid declared the incident  "potlatch." '      .      -  Will Eeceive Their Supreme Secretary.  John A. McGillivray, K. C,  supreme secretary of the Independent Order of Foresters, and  who for several years represented  North Ontario in the house of  commons, will deliver an address  to local Foresters this evening in  Fraternity hall. . Mr. McGillivray  iu his department of the I. O. F.  has charge of all investments of  the order, looks after its legal interests and performs the secretary's  work as well. Mayor Fletcher will  preside at this evening's meeting,  after which an informal reception  will be held under the auspices of  Court Kootenay, No. 3138 to which  all Foresters are specially invited.  Excavation Work Completed.      ,  The excavation work at the new  postoffiee-eustom house was yesterday completed and all that now  remains to be done is to level up the  ground at the rear. Thi3 will be  commenced at once and then all  will be in readiness for tlie foundation. Contractor LeMoine- is expected back in Nelson in the course  of a few weeks when building operations will begin- in earnest and  continue to completion. There is a  rumor current that the intention is  to secure the granite required from  Calgary because it is more easily  woiked than the local material-.  This, however, is a- point: yet to be  decided. .-' ���'��� * ���   ��� ',   . ���'���  Everybody Is Glad.  " Mayor Fletcher has received an  acknowledgment from Hon. A. G.  Blair, minister of "railways, to- the  communications forwarded ��� from  Nelson's public meeting touching  necessary safeguards'in the matter  of the Crow's Nest Pass railway  charter. The minister in his reply  sGates that he was pleased" to receive tlie Nelson protest and that  he had the entire support of his  colleagues in placing ; the -most  stringent terms 'upon*-���'���: the v railway bill. __2___2___lZl'  City Monetary Matters.  An adjourned ^meeting of. the  city council was^ held���:-yesterday  forenoon, at whicli bylaw, 94 was  finally passed. It amalgamates  several of the monetary bylaws  already passed for specific purposes  and=faeilitates=business==generally.=  At the meeting there were a few  , urgent pieces of sidewalk and road  work ordered, which had not gone  through the board of works. The  mayor presided, and there was a  full attendance of aldermen.  TELEPHONE 37  H.    BITERS   &;   CO.  PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  POULTRY  NETTING  Storo. Oornor Bakor and Josophlno Stieo  RUBBER AND COTTON HOSE.  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  JSTELSOISr  STORES   AT  k:_^silo  S-^isriDoisr  HU&H B. CAMERON  INSURANCE.  REaL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  FURNISHED HOUSE TO LET.  Two story v house very conveniently situated and entirely furnished.   Terms moderate.  Appiy_H. R. Cameron  New Bakery  The Star Bakery has opened  a branch store on Josephine  street, next to F. Irvine & Co. 's  millinery (establishment.  BREAD  REDUCED IN  PRICE BUT  NOT IN  WEIGHT  Sold at 5 cents per loaf.  Come and see the ' display of  cakes, etc.  FISHING TACKLE  IS NOT A NEW VENTURE WITH US.  We know your wants and have what you need. Our line is  too large to enumerate, but a call will convince you that it is  the most complete in the city.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  IinDorters nnd Dealors" in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DOMESTIC CICARS  Amongst a large assortment we carry tlie foi lowing brands: El Cielo, Flor  de Melba, La Marea, La  Veda, Rosebery, Buena  Galaua.  THE CRANDA HAVANA CICARS  A full line ranging from*  $30 'to $120. A declaration  accompanies each box, certifying that the finest  Havana tobacco only is  used by this factory. We  recommend them.  Our  Special  Canadian Rye is the Most Palatable Whiskey in the  Market.   We have it in bulk and in cases 5's and 6's.  PERSONAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAIL ORDERS  St. Andrew!s Society.  A meeting of St. Andrew's  Society was held last night to make  arrangements for tlie appearance  in Nelson of Gavin Spence and Mis8  Flora Macdonald,' the Scottish  entertainers, who are to be here on  the 20fch instant. It is expected  that the entertainment will be a  great success, for... although there  are but two in the party they are  said to be hosts in themselves.  R. G. JOY, Proprietor  A FULL LINE OF  '���'���' Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooast.   .  Flooring  looal and boast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds,  IT WHAT TOTJ 'WANT;IB NOT IN HTOCE  TWK WILL M.JKK  TT KOK TOU  CALL AND OKT PRICKS.  A CARD  OF THANKS  TO THE PEOPLE OF NELSON.  j. A. Sayward  HALT, AND LAKR STRRRTH. NBtflON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED).  CORNER OF  BKNORYX AND VKRNON 8TKKMT8  __< S*fa  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  We have boon in business one year, wo have Inkcn stock and balanced our books  and find n very handsome sain on Llio proilb side of oui- ledger. Wo feel very thankful  to you for thb encouraging support you have extended lo us and will endeavor to do-  servo a continuance of your patroniige. Our stock is'considerably larger and moro  valuable than last year and we are in a position to offer you a better selection than  ���formerly. Our prices will always bo found as low as we can consistently mako them,  and all our goods are marked in plain figures. Wo havo lately added an optical department to onr store and are a'lile to correct accurately any defect in refraction of the  eye. We havo on band a stock of lenses and frames suitable for tlio majority of cases  and respectfully solicit a trial of our skill in this department. We make no chnrgo for  examination and whether you contemplate getting glasses or not we aio willing to  examine your oyos and can tell you if any defect is present. Children's eyes should  especially bo looked afLer.  Wo never ovorchgrgi. " Wo never, misrepresent..* We'pay attention to details.  'Wo aie always willing lo o.tcliargu goods that may bo unsatisfactory. Wo do repairing promptly and we 1.  PERSONAL.  ROSSLAND   HINQIISBERIINO  WORKS  '*;   ��� CUNLIFFB   &  MeMIlULAN  Founders and Maohlnlste, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and Ceneral Mining Maohlnery.  ��� List of second-hand machinery on hand, which .has been thoroughly overhauled and Is as good  25-H P. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  HJ"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  8inking Purnp, No. 5 Cameron, New York.  ns new  81nking Pump. 10"x5"xl3", outsido packed plungor pattern.  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write us before you buy for complete list.   We  may have just what you want.  Agonts for Northey Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box 188. THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  The Salvation Army.  The annual self denial weok of  the Salvation Army is at hand.  This effort is now so well known  that there is not ranch need of any  explanation. It last year realized  the sum of $23,000. This fund was  at first a purely foreign missionary  one, but not so now, as home demands are too great, and it is needed  and a great deal more for the  carrying on of the army operations  in the Dominion of Canada. The  many homes for the unfortunate  and little children are an ever increasing source of expenditure. In  connection Avith the self denial effort this year the local corps are  endeavoring to raise money tliat  will enable them to erect a sub-  Ben Pugh, Cranbrook, is"/'registered al the Tremont.  II.   Young,   Ymir,   was   at   the  Queen's last night.  .T. II. Gill of Vancouver registered  last, night at the Hume.  C. 1?.  Li nd mark, the Revelstoke  merchant, is at. lhe Hume.  P. Burns, the cattle king of the  .Kootenays, returned to Nel.son, his headquarters,  from Calgary yesterday.  The   Phair  had a full  list  last  night, among tho number being A. K. Rand, New  Westminster; Mrs. W. It. Allen, Kaslo, and Fred  It. Wik-;on, Rossland.  At the Queen's yesterday there  wero two reverend gentlemen among the  ���arrivals, and they wore Methodists here for the  conference���Ito v. Thomas Howell and Rov. Eben-  esser Robson of New Westminster.  Among  those registered  at the  Queen's last night wero: P. Lindquist, New Denver: V. .1. Miller. Kingston. Ontario: William  Tomlinson, Speculator mine; D. C. McPherson,  Powder Point, and .1. McVeigh, Lardo.  A. S. Farwell,  who has  been  on  the Const for several weeks watching the pro-  gie-s of the l-iiil way tight, has returned to Nelson. He is of the opinion that nothing in tho  wav of material amend ments to tho Mineral Act.  will be atteniptcd this aoesion.  Roughand  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine' Lumber Always in  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  I BROWN   BROTHERS!  to        NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA. JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS.        to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Porto Rico LumberCo.jtd,  SMOKE ROYAL SEAL  Fishing Tackle  We carry in stock Hardy Bros.  steel-center and ,'jreenheart fly  rods, reels, flies, casts, traces,  and baits. Our line is very  large and complete. Mail orders receive prompt attention.  TISDALL'S  GUN STORE  VANCOUVER.  STRAG1  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  GOOD GOODS.  REASONABL PRICES  "Will call at yomr residence or place  of business -with catalogues and  prices any time-.if dropped a oosteard.'  OPPOSITE FOSTOFFICJE.  NELSON. B. O  FIRST UNION MADE  CICAR MANUFACTURED  IN NELSON.  "J  Kootenay Cigar Co.  Baker Street, Nelson.  ALL KINDS OF FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND  GARDEN' SEEDS  Houston Block.  Telephone iBt.  P. O.   Box 176.  6 & CO.

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