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 I  Mineral Production of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  bfr-.-. , ->��� -^P"-*,-,   M^0\  7*7foA- V-S-S5' -fvflRT  ���O-'jJiJ&i  Mineral Production of Kooteqay lq 1900  $10,562,032  NINTH YEAR.  NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 21,  1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  IT WAS A CASE OF FRAUD  CORDINGLY STOOD TO WIN IN  CASE OF FIRE.  Justice Drake Delivers His   Written  Judgment in the Nelson Furniture  Company's Insurance Suit.  Mr. Justice Drake yesterday delivered ii written judgment in tho  case of Cordingly, Purdy and It. AV.  Day in the'-Scottish Union aud  National Insurance Company, as  follows:  After the tiial had proceeded for  two days ifc was shown that the  plaintiffs, Cordingly aud Purdy, had  no interest in the subject matter of  tlie action, they having assigned all  their assets to Mr. Day as a trustee,  to realize thoir estate and pay their  creditor?, and any balance lef b was  to be paid to Cordingly and Purdy.  I was of the opinion that Day was  a necessary party and I directed  him to bo added. Mr. Day consented, understanding that ho would  not personally be liable for costs,  bub only the trust estate. The defendants knew before the action  was brought to trial thafc Mr. Day  was assignee, for they so plead in  their defence. They ought to have  objected to the institution of the  action before putting all parties to  the expense of a trial. Sue lliistiu  vs. Tobin, 49, s.c. ch. 2G2. If Mr.  Day had declined to be made a  plaintiff I should have dismissed  the action, bub as 1 think that there  l?v;.vo been errors on both sides I  siiall in this case not make Mr. Day  perso'-..illy liable for costs.  No\Vr, with regard to tlie action  itself, tlie jury finds tliat there was  fraud and misrepresentation and a  false statement; in the plaintiil's.  application for insurance. Insurance is merfely an indemnity for  actual loss. Some people consider  that over-valuation is of trifling  importance, but it becomes of  serious importance when it induces  insurance companies to tako risks  and permit other insurances to be  effected to au amount which will  induce dishonest persons to seb fire  to tlie property insured, and if a  total loss occurs they are enabled  to make a profit out of what should  be au indemnity only. Mr. justice  Taschereau, iu giving judgment in  " the supreme court iu North British  and Mercantile Insurance Company  vs. Towuville, 25 S. C. p. 193, says:  "Over-insurance is ono of the greatest sources of fraud in connection  with the insurance business, if tlio  insured is nob in part a co-insurer  wifch the company, that is if the  ���parties-donot-have a common interest in the preservation of the property insured one of the most  efficient safeguards agaiusb fraud  and crime is removed."  In this case there was am pio evidence of over-insurance. Tlie  plaintiffs wore on the verge of dissolution of their partnership, notice  to dissolve having been given, and  ia fact litigation had commenced  between tho partners. Cordingly  effected these insurances without  tlio kuowledgo of his parlner, after  the partnership disputes had commenced, and without Pardy's  knowledge and at a time when tlie  valuo of the property had been re-  ducod below the amount of the last  stocktaking, and on a statement by  hitri alleging the value of the stock  was double what it was in reality.  Tiie jury finds the declarations  made by the plaintiffs with regard  to their loss were untrue.  This being so the plaintiffs are  nob entitled..-to recover.  Tlie other questions were with relation to the appointment taken by  the defendant's appraiser and the  jury finds that no objection was  made thereto. This had reference to  clause No. I of the variations of the  conditions endorsed on the policy,  and the effect would bo that if the  policy iu all respects should be  valid, tho amount of loss would be  limited to tho amount thus appraised, and as the whole of the  goods have been sold by Mr. Day it  would be impossible ab this date to  ascertain the correctness of Cord-  ingly's alleged valuation sent, in on  the 2(5bh of September, 1900. I  think the whole of the evidence  "shows an attempted fraud by the  plaintiffs, aud on these findings I  dismiss the plaintiff's  action  with  CL.A.S.  Carnegie's Gift to Scotchmen.  London, May 20.���Mr. Carnegie  has for some years been considering the plau for helping Scotch  students to obtain a university education. He consulted with reputed  educators and the result was that  he presented ��2,000,000, which will  produce an income of ��50,000. Mr.  Carnegie's inquiries show that the  total fees paid to the four universities is ��40,000 annually. He considers tliat the ��2,000,000 lie has  donated will give an income sufficient to provide free university  education for every boy and girl in  Scotland capable of passing the  entrance examination. Mr. Carnegie is determined that the benefits shall be open to rich and poor  alike, so that there shall be nothing  suggestive of pauperism connected  with the gift. He desires that all  Scotchmen and Scotch women shall  enter the university on an equal  footing. The system is mado perpetually free and will probably be  under government auspices.  Another Yacht Race.  Rvde, Isle of Wight, May 20.���  The two Shamrocks started this  morning for a race over an open sea  course, the first leg of which is a  beat from Calshot castle to a mark  outside the Nab lightship. The  wind was steady fiom the east and  was blowing a club topsail breeze.  The Shamrock I had tho advantage  of the start and crossed the line  ahead of the challenger. When  they tacked ten minutes later  neither yacht had gained any advantage. The Sliamrock II won by  about a minute. '  London, May 21.���The time at  the finish of the triangular course  in yesterday's yacht races was as  follows: Shamrock II, 4 hours 5.  minutes 5 seconds; Shamrock I, 4  hours 2 minutes 27 seconds.  FOUR HUNDRED MIN LAID OFF  Because  of a  Grudge  Against  One  Man.  Rossland, May 20.���At the Le  Roi mine between 120 and 130 men  were laid off today. Inquiry of the  management as to the cause of tliis  elicited the statement that the men  were dismissed as a result of trouble  at the smelter at Northport.  Trouble lias beeu brewing there  for several days, and the smelter  was finally completely closed down.  Three hundred men employed  there are out.      A foreman in  the  smelter earned the ill-will (of somo  of the employees, and as *a consequence of this it is. alleged tliat  threats were made that he \Vas to be  run down the railway track, and that  he might be thrown in thef-Columbia river. The management of the  smelter therefore decided .fto close  down, as it did not desire'} to' have  any trouble, until such time as 'matters would quiet" down. The, only  work in progress is that of roasting  ore in the yards. It was further  stated that there was no question  of wages nor of hours involved, but  it was simply one of a personal  grievance against the foreman on  the part of the smelter men. If the  trouble continues the Rossland  Great Western, the Le Roi No. 2  and the Le Roi will be closed down,  as the yards at the smelter at  Northport are not of sufficient  capacity to hold much more ore.  FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT  Ireland's Population. -  London, May 20.���The census of  Ireland shows the population to be  4,45(5,54(5, a decrease of 5.3 per cent.  Scotland's population numbers  4,471,957 persons.  TO RETURN HOME IN A WEEK  Mrs. McKinley's Rapid Recovery.  San Francisco, May 20.���At an  early hour today no change had  been reached in the condition of  Mrs. McKinley. -Although her condition has greatly improved , the  physicians Have named a week as  the shortest possible time in which  she can gather strength to make  the trip across the continent. The  president and Mrs. McKinley will  go direct from San Francisco to  Canton. At Mrs. McKinley's old  home, surrounded- by familiar faces  aud every comfort, it is said that  her recuperation would be more  rapid than in Washington. Tho  Ogden route will  be taken for the  FRANK M'LEOD KILLED ON THE  N. & F. S. TRACK.  BotlT Legs Were Amputated and the  Unfortunate Lived But a Few  Minutes Afterwards.  trip east,  Secretary and Mrs. Hay expect to  leave immediately for Washington,  wheio important matters of state  await tlie attention of the secretary. Postmaster general Smith  and secretary Hitchcock and secretary Wilson will remain. Secretary  Long left yesterday for Colorado  Springs and will proceed to Washington as sson as possible.  San Francisco, May 20.���9 p.m.���  SecsctaryjCortelyou gave out the  following statement: "Drs. Ilirsch-  feldor and Gibbons met Dr. Rixey  ab 8:30 p.m. They find Mrs. McKinley's improvement continued  throughout the day and that her  condition tonight is excellent. Drs.  Hirschfelder, Gibbons and Gushing  will meet Dr. Rixey at 11:30 a. m.  tomorrow.^   Suicide of Tommy Eritton,  Cincinnati, May 20.���Thomas  Bribtou, aged 28 years, the once  famous jockey, committed suicide  aba lodging house here early this  morning by drinking carbolic a'cid.  He left a note asking that his body  be sent to his mother, Mrs. Susan  B. Franklin, Lexington, Kentucky.  Britton began to ride at the age of  12, While riding Miss Dixie for  colonel Pepper iii Chicago in 1891  he was thrown and had his skull  fractured.  Quarantined on Wedding Day.  Syracuse, New York, May 20.���  Miss Marrow, " the young woman  last, night reported to have escaped  from smallpox quarantine at Have-  lock, Ontario, is under guard in  Auburn. She was .married to a  man of that ciby this afternoon.  A few minutes afber the ceremony  the health officers appeared and the  couple is now under quarantine.  Frank MeLeod was killed on the  N. & F. S. railway track this "morning. The accident happened about  a quarter of a mile beyond the  Honeyman foundry in a little cut.  In this cut there are a number of  railway ties lying up against the  cutting with the end resting on the  road bed, and MeLeod either fell  among the ties or sat dqwn^amorig  them and fell asleep.. As the Spokane train was, backing oiib to Five  Mile Point the brakesman noticed  some object near the track at this  point but could not determine  whether or not it was one of the  -ties which had-slipped down..'' The-  noise - of the approaching - train  roused MeLeod however and he attempted to rise, tin owing his legs  across the track when the train was  within 75 or 100 feet from him.  Tlie brakesman signaled for brakes  at once, aud the train was -brought  up as speedily as. possible, ,but not  before the wheels of the entire train  had passed over the unfortunate  man's legs' severing, oue about the  knee, and the other between tho  knee and thigh.  The train crew put MeLeod on a  flat car and ran back as far as  Honeyman's foundry, from, which  point assistance was telephoned  for. Ib was then decided to bring  him into the city, but he died a few  moments after leaving the foundry.  Coroner Arthur was notified of the  "accident" aiidlosb no time"iu getting  on the ground. He has not yet decided whether an inquest will be  held, as the eye-witnesses of the accident were all on the Spokane  train, but if au inquest is deemed  necessary it will probably be arranged for Wednesday.  The deceased was a native of  Glengary county, Ontai-io,and about  45 years of age. He spent his early  years in the western mining states  and followed the C. P. R. construction west. He was a prominent  Oddfellow, beiug a member of a  Tacoma lodge and also a member of  the local encampment.  Frank MeLeod was a big-hearted  man. He made hosts of friends  during his four ye"ars in Nelsou,  who Avill learn with sincere regret  of his untimely end.-"  With the Pugs.  . New Britain, Conn., May 20.���  Before fche local athletic club tonight Andy Walsh of New York  knocked out Will Hauran of New  York in 2 minutes and 8 seconds of  fighting in the second round. Iu  the preliminary Austin Rice of New  London and Hug-hie McFadden of  Brooklyn went 15 fast rounds to a  draw.  London, May 21.���Jack O'Brien  of Philadelphia defeated George  Crisp of Newcastle ab- Newcastle  last night in 11 rounds. The Englishman was quite outclassed, and  never had a chance to win. The  contest was for the heavyweight  championship and a purse of ��825.  A Canoe Voyage.  Victoria, May 20.���J. C. Vbss, a  seafaring man who two years ago  started from here in the yacht Nora  for Paris, but abandoned  the' trip  at Panama, leaves in the;;morning  on a similar expedition, but leaves  this time in an -Indian war cauoe  which has been decked over and  fitted with sails and mariners say  made thoroughly ' seaworthy. ��He  will be accompanied by -^Norman  Luxton; a newspaper man,- formerly of Winnipeg and Milwaukee.  They will visit the Spnth Sea  islands, Australia, South Africa  and then Great Britain^' j   -  Having been unable tb get the  workmen to touch her, the owners  of the steamer' Garonne/ work on  which has been stopped on account  of the strike of metal workers, have  decided to take the vessel back to  Seattle.      " : ;  j   ,-  Drowned in the Lake  Seattle, M-iy 20.���Dr. Eugene  D. Andruss, a prominent dentist,  was drowned Saturday rafteruon by  the overturning qf-a rbwboafc on  Like Washington. He ]was ou a-  fishing trip with his^brother. - The  body was recovered. Tlie deceased,  was a union veteran of the Eleventh  Iowa volunteers - aud al'native-of  Ohio. He was 59 years old and  leaves a widow nnd..six* children,���  prominent socially.. f ,"'* ~  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS,  QUEBEC, 20.���Joseph R. Racey  is dead, aged 50, from injuries sustained by being hit by a street car.  HULL, Quebec, 20.���The bakers  here have struck for aten-hour day  aud $12 per week. for journeymen  and $14 for foremen.  BELLVILLE, 20.-^R. J. Crombie,  manager of the Bank of Montreal  here has been appointed manager  qf the Chatham, N.B.. branch.  LONDON, 20.���Robert Agar, a  storekeeper from. Mattowain, fell  into bad hands and was relieved of  $300.    Knockout drops were used.  CALEDONIA, Ont., 20.���James  Acker of Port Dover, who shot himself Saturday night, died last night.  It was a case of deliberate suicide.  CAM PBE GLTO N~N.���B~20"^^  Randolph M. Beath, a watchman  on the Intercolonial railway, was  killed at Morrissey rock tunnel,  near here, Saturday night. It is  reported he was struck by a fasb  freight, but foul play is talked of.  An inquest has been ordered.  MONTREAL, 20.���Joseph Char-  rebier was found dead in bed this  morning. His wife went away  April 20th to visit relatives. She  returned today and found her husband dead in bed. The condition  of the remains indicated < that the  man had been dead: at least two  weeks.  TORONTO, 20.��� The premises  aud mail of the Toronto <Medical  Company at Toronto Junction have  been seized and W. Hope and Sidney Flynn, proprietors, will appear  before the Junction magistrate tomorrow on a charge of using the  mails for fraudulent purposes. Six  thousand letters were found on the  premises, part in.French containing  guesses in competition regarding  correct names of certaiu Canadian  cities, .           Asphyxiated by Gas.*  New York, Msiy^; 20.���Robert  Gibbs, aged 52, superintendent of  an iron moulding works in Pittsburg and a man of considerable  wealth, was found dead in his room  in West Twenty-second street today, having been asphyxiated by  gas. The case was first reported as  one of suicide, but a more thorough  investigation makes it apparent he  was the victim of an accident.  MACHINISTS' STRIKE IS ON  Australia's general elevation  above sea level is 790 feet only, the  mean of the whole world being  2290 feet.  NINE-HOUR   DAY   THE   BONE  OF  CONTENTION.  Many Workers   Affected   in   Various  Parts of the Country-The Situation in Detail.  Washington, D. C, May 20.���  The general strike of the employees  in the machinery and allied metal  trades throughout the country to  enforce a nine-hour day with increased wages to meet the reduction in the hours pf labor took  effect today. Reports were received  early today by president O'Connell  of the National Association of. Machinists and other officials who are  iu this city indicating that a large  number of establishments hereto-,  fore holding out' against the demands of the men were making the  necessary concessions. Mi-. O'Connell said the reports so far receive'd  't^Te o"f"a"very'encom���aging;natlIre.���-  NEW - York, , May 20.���At the  local headquarters of the central  executive board of the International  Association of Machinists it was  said this morning that not more  than 3000 out of the 12,000 machinists in the New York' district were  on strike. Many of the employers  in New York agreed* to the workmen's request for a nine-hour day.  In Jersey City the only men on  strike were about forty men employed in the small repair shops of  the Central Railway of New Jersey.  Boston, May 20.���About 00 per  cent of the machinists employed in  Boston struck today to enforce the  demand for a nine-hour day with  ten hour's pay.  Hazel/ton, Pennsylvania, May  20.--The-machinists-and-monlders  employed at the Hazel ton and  Jeansville iron works did not strike,  as all their demands were granted  today.  York, Pennsylvania, May 20.���  Only two shops in the city wero  affected by the machinists' strike  today. Two hundred men iu the  employ of the York Manufacturing  Company and of S. Morgan Smith  quit work.  Detroit, May 20.���Up to 10  o'clock today seven local machine  shops, employing a total of 150  men, had granted the demands of  the International Association of  Machinists, and their employees  were at work. Machinists in other  shops are out on strike.  Milwaukee, May 20.���About  1000 machinists refused to begin  work today in this city because  their employers had failed to comply with their demands for a nine-  hour day and a I2h per cent increase iu wages.  Philadelphia, May 20.���Not  more than 1000 machinists have  left work in this city because of  the refusal of their employers to  grant a nine-hour day. The firms  thus far affectedy;&��e'b,ll small concerns, employing from 10 to 40  machinists.  CLEVELAND,Ohio,May20.���About  12 machinists employed in this city  are on strike today in order to en-  forco the demand for a nine-hour  working day with ten hours' pay.  Scranton, Pensylvania, May 20.  ���Every machine shop in Scranton  is idle today, the strike ordered by  international president O'Connell  going into full effect on the demand  for a day of nine hours and an increase of 11 per cent in wages. Altogether 3000 men quit work this  morning and these, with the Lack  awanna railroad machinists and  carshop men out for a week" past,  make nearly 5000 on strike in  Scranton.  Seneca Falls, N. Y., May 20.���  All the iron working industries  here closed today on account of the  strike of machinists. One thousand  men are out.  Newark, N. J., May 20.���A thousand machinists struck here today  to enforce the demands of the  union, and fully 1000 machinists  and helpers employed in four different shops in Plain field, New Jersey, went on strike.  Cincinnati, Ohio, May 20.���Although the machinists' strike in  this city was not set to occur until  10 a. ni., processions formed as early  as 7:30 o'clock and marched to the  larger manufacturing concerns, calling the meu out. The response was  quite general, even among the employees not members of the machinists' association, who had given  no intimation that they were in  sympathy with the strikers. At  several of-the large plants, however, the men are all at work, even  where no increase of wages has  been granted.  Buffalo, May 20.���The machinists in the shops of the Lehigh  Valley Railroad Company struck  today for a nine-hour day with ' ten  hours' pay.  Hartford, Conhecticu t, May 20. ���  A canvass of-the machine shops  here this morning shows 1350 men  on strike and 400 locked out. The  shops affected by the strike are the  Pratt & Whitney works, the Pope  plant "of the American Bicycle  Company, and the Electric Vehicle  Company's factory. The Hartford  Machine Screw Company has closed  its plant and a lockout exists there.  Steamers Collide.  London, May 20.���The steamer  Wilhelm, outward bound, was sinking iu the river Elb near Brushausen  by a collision May 18th with, the  British steamer Akaba, captain' McCarthy, also outward bound, for  Montreal. The Akaba had plates  and frames injured.  THE INITIATORY PROGRAM  Of the Great"Exposition.-"    ' -  Buffalo, N. Y., May 20.���In the  presence of a vast concourse of people, with, ceremonial both conventional and novel, the Pan-American  exposition was today formally dedicated. The day was fair, and tonight the men who planned this  great enterprise rejoice in its flattering success. The day began  with a parade, in which there were  men from nearly every country in  the world, and ended with an aerial  bombardment from flying bombs  and a brilliant electrical illumination. Between the two were the  formal exercises of the dedication,  with-oratory-that���took���its���tlieme-  from the lesson of time, prayer for  right, music, song, poetry.  Tlie city was bright in dress of  flags and bunting, the exposition  grounds brilliant in color. The  moving crowds were in holiday  garb aud tlie whole effect was highly pleasing. Tlie record of attendance for today was fully up to the  expectations of the most enthusiastic. There was no complaint over  delayed exhibits, for there were  spectacular things enough to weary  the most ardent seer by tho coming  night. The parade that formed at  the city hall and marched by way  of the main thoroughfares to tho  exposition grounds made an interesting spectacle and thousands of  persons lined the route. The day  was a battle of sun and clouds, with  victory to the former, for no rain  fell, and the crowds were not restrained by weather conditions.  The entry of the procession to  tlie exposition grounds at noon was  a magnificent spectacle. The crowd  in the grounds at that time numbered fully 40,000 and the greater  part of it was massed iu the esplanade. A dozen war kites carrying  flags and streamers floated high in  the air. The troops were marshaled in the fore court and then  formed iu double columns across  the bridge of triumph. All of the  American republics were represented at the dedication, and their military attaches and commissioners  were given conspicuous places iu  the troop of special guests. Friendly  expressions came by cable from national neighbors, and the local directors rejoiced in the kindly feeling and interest shown.  Kaffirs own nine-tenths of the  12,000,000 acres of Natal.  IS NO LONGER A MYSTERY  y._-ys\  A WASHINGTON  TRAGEDY THAT  PUZZLED DETECTIVES.  Mrs. Bonine Makes a Voluntary Con-  fession, Telling How the Murder Was Committed.  Washington, May 20.���Mrs. J. J.  Bonine was arrested late this afternoon for the murder of Joseph  Ayres, a young department clerk.  She has confessed. The murder of  Ayres was one of the most mysterious cases that the police of this  city over have beeu called upon to  unravel. He was found lying on  the floor of his room over a week  ago. The door leading into the  room was locked, and it was at" first  supposed that it was a case of suicide. Blood stains ou the fire escape gave the first clue to the police. Mrs. Bonine's confession was  entirely voluntary. At a few minutes after 3 o'clock this afternoon  she telegraphed for major Sylves- ,  ter, chief of police, saying that she  was coming to his ofiice, and she  appeared there a few minutes afterwards.  When she reached the ofiice she  said she had a statement which she  wished to make and she was immediately turned over to Home, who  took her' confession.    She said she  was alone in a room wilh him when  the killing took place, and that the l-  shooting was the result of her own-  misconduct.    She said  that he had  "drawn the pistol' upon her for the ,  purpose of making her respond to an ���  improper   proposal which   he  had ;,  made to,her.   "Mrs. Bonine says she- .  immediately grasped  the "revolver  and in  the  struggle which ensued  it was   discharged   three  different'  times, striking   him   at   each  discharge, the last  shot proving fatal.  She  says the  cries  for help which  -  .Miss Miuas heard were all from her,* -  as was also the "sobbing which Miss  Minas described.  Mrs. Bonine says that after the  shooting she passed through Ayers' "  room onto and down the fire-escape  ladder and entered the parlor window of the second floor, passed  through the parlor and back up the  stairway of the hotel to her own  room on the fourth floor. She then  washed her hands, undressed and  retired. Mrs. Bonnie was entirely  self possessed when she made her  confession and did not exhibit any  evidence ovf eibher present or past  unusual excitement. She is appar-'  eutly about 32 years of age and' .  says she was born in Mason, Missouri. She then removed to Hamilton, in that state and afterwards to  Richmond, Kansas, vyhore her hm>-   band was engaged in the drug business. After she had concluded  her .  statement the woman   was  placed  under arrest and sent to the  house  of detention.  Boer Movements.  London, May 20.���Lord Kitchener reports that last week 19  Boers wero killed and 14 wounded,  238 were made prisoners and 71  surrendered, and that 212 rifles and  105,000 rounds of ammunition were  captured.  Cape Town, May 20.���Eight hundred Boers have crossed tlie Orange  river from the northwest and have  reinforced the commandoes in the  eastern districts. The latest reliable report locates Dewet near Phil-  ipolis in Orange River Colony, and  not far from the Cape line, with 40  horsemen. All the commandoes iu  the Orange River Colony have instructions to cross the Orauge  river. Several British patrols have  been ambushed.  "Battle-Ax" Gleason Dead.  Neav York, May 20.���Patrick J.  Gleason, former mayor of Long  Island Ciby, and popularly known  as "Battle-Ax" Gleason, died at his  home in that place tonight, aged  about 70 years. Gleason's last candidacy for public office was for  mayor of Greater New York, wheu  he ran on tbe independent ticket iu  the fall of 1897. Heart diseaso was  the immediate cause of death.  Yacht Launched.  Glasgow, May 20.���The Nevada,  a 65-foot rater yacht by Charles  Herreshoff, a nephew of the famous  American yacht builders, for P. M.  Inglis, was launched today ou the  Clyde.  ���������>  '. *?.i  AP  - -'iY.1  ' .-#1  ���'-.-.sjel  A*-!&\  'Oj'"!  ���  'C"jS>-"-'Sr'l  "- ,"<33��l  - v^��|  -, ���-->. ��3-1  . -TV* I  '-71-  if"* ^^S(ks^��sS2S^S3e3SSS  5333553S  THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY, MAY 21, 1901  m  fl>  m  -���'.':  *  !' ^  to  ���'r;-   ���   ���<*  .   to  to  ���-!*'  to  L7,  to  ?.  to  '-'.':  to  I  to  1  to  i  "l  to  to  f;  to  to  .'.  to  ';  to  j  to  r'  to  >i        0  to  t             *  to  0      Our fiscal  year        i  ou (ho 31st of this month and in ord r to re-  duoo our stocK as much as possible before tljen we offer tf\e following :  SPECIAL    BARGAINS  .Vfl yards Funny Pritils, fn.it colors. lX'itulur prico l-'Jc, now 10c.  3l> suhIm Printed Cainhrlc, reiriiliir prico 10c.. now 7jo.  ���JiK) yards Kuccy Silks, uss-ortecl, in .stripes and checks, regular prico from 50c. lo  'SI, now jour choico for ,Wo.   A small l"t of Ul.tck Silk and Satin Moires, neatly lucked and lined, regular  1 rice 5If, now 55; regular price ��12. now SO.  EXTRAORDINARY   OFFER  We liuvo about twenty pieces of now and choice Costumo Cloth on hand, In  fashionable shades and colors Tho regular price for a costume mado up from  i ho-e would be from $.'5 lo$30. Wo now offer lo let you make your own solec-  Uoii from tho>o nnd wo will make you up a cos'.umo to order, silk lined, for $20.  Wo have a few of tho-o nico Parisian Hats left and will sell them at largely  reduced prices.  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  Baker  Street, Nelson.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  fly I��� ������ *\jy  i&2ii��Lie___:��_:��_:SZ��&S_Zi&&��;��-�� \k'i  '^>^^^^'^'^'^'7St-7S&''St:^/i  The strike of street railway employees at Albany, New York, last  week, resulted" in the loss of life,  damage to property, and loss of  money to, both employers and employees. It was settled; but how?  Simply by the two parties interested getting together anrt hearing  each other talk. That is the way  all such differences can be settled.  If people having differences will  not come together to adjust tliem  within a reasonable time, the law  should step in and do it for thera.  The Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern, which is a railway that looks  well on a blue print, proposed that  theprovince give them asubsidyof  $4000 a mile for a section beginning  at Cascade and running thence  thirty miles toward Greenwood,  aud a like amount for another section beginuiug at a point on the  Fraser river and running thence  thirty miles east into theChilliwack  farming district., This meant the  construction of sixty miles of railway through a comparative easy  country in which to build railways,  and one in which there is promise  of paying traffic from the start.  The provincial subsidy would  amount to $240,000. In addition,  the same company has a bonus of  $350,000 from the City of Victoria.  They also say that they must be  allowed to bond the road for $35,-  000 a mile; bonds that if sold would  realize at least 90 cents on the  dollar, which would be d$l,890,000 ;  or a total of $2,480,000 from subsidies and bond sales. The thirty-  mile section into the Chilliwack  country would not cost to exceed  $17,500 a mile, and the Cascade sec-  -tiou-shouIdnot=cbst"to"exceed==$25F=  000 a mile ; or in all $1,275,000.  The difference between $2,480,000  is $1,205,000, which after making  all reasonable deductions for the  cost of moulding public opinion and  pay of parliamentary agents should  leave sufficient to pay interest on  the bonded debt for a period of ten  years anyway, even if the road did  not earn a dollar over operating expenses.    The V. V. and K people  are unwilling to tako any chances  of   making a loss.   They  want a  cinch.  STRATFORD  VELLUM  Thk Dominion  government has  not yet decided where  the assay  oflieo will bo located.   Three places  are    mentioned���Vancouver,    Victoria and Dawson.   Thk Trihune  was the only paper in the province  that maintained the mint should be  located at Ottawa, and it was tlie  only   paper   in  Canada  that  contended that  the cost  of  operating  ' assay offices was so small that one  should   be    established   'wherever  there was likelihood of any amount  of goldrdust. or gold-bullion  being  handled.      If   assay   offices   were  ���established   at   Dawson,   Victoria,  Vancouver, and Nelson, very little  gold mined-on the PaciBc Coast in  .tlie districts north of   the   international boundary line would  find  its   way   into   the  United   States  without  its owners   having    paid  tribute to the business men of tliis  portion of Canada.     The cost of  Is the name of a  very fine Correspondence paper  which we havo in  all the fashionable  tints and size?. It  u is   a   wdve   paper  wUh slightly rough, hard surface that take*}  either a fine or broad pen. Envelopes to. match  each tint and size, or you can have it neatly  boxed witli one quire paper and package envelope.-), at the same price which is for ordinary  note paper, 10c:-Gladstone size 50c. This paper  will please you. Come in and see it. We have  also many other kinds from which to choose.  THOMSON STATIONEBY CO. Ltd  BAKER ST., NKLSON, B. C.  PIANOS> TO  RENT.  operating these - four assay offices  would be less than $00,000 a year,  and the increase of trade resulting  from the sale of the dust and  bullion would mean that twice  sixty thousand dollars would be  paid into the Dominion treasury as  duties collected on foreign merchandise sold by merchants in  British Columbia' alone. .. By all  means, Mr. Sifton, see that the  "West is provided" with more' than  one assay oflice.    It will pay.  Judging ��� from the reports sent  The Tribune from its special reporter in the Boundary country,  there is going to be some railway  building in that section in the immediate future. It is just possible  that the Canadian Pacific K and  Great Northern will both have  roads in operation between Grand  Porks and Republic within a year.  The doctors of Nelson are beginning to think that they know as  little about the Health Act as the  average man does about the Mineral  Act or the Municipal Clauses Act.-  . _u *  Nelson has three cigar factories  ���all running full time.    These fac-.  ^oi'ies'shonld^-be^ableHo^drivelEastv  ern-made cigars put of Nelson and  the country tributary to Nelson.'  There is not room in Canada for  more than, one refinery.- Nelson  can have that one if her people will  only bestir themselves.  from whence you came and' from  thence to-the place of execution  and there bo-hanged until you are  dead."   The Carpenters and Power Company.  To the Editor of The Tribune :  Would you kindly allow me space  in your paper to  draw  the  attention of the carpenters  of this district.to some of the actions of the  West Kootenay Power  and Lijjht  Company    at    Bonnington    Falls.  They had a number  of  carpenters  engaged  on  their   works there  at  union time  and union   wages,  and  it appears they had   tried  hard   to  get them to work  one  hour extra  per day, but failed;   and so on last  Saturday every mau was  paid off,  without a word of warning or any  explanation-whatever.     As  I was  the last to go to  the office for iny  pay, and having complained  about  the way we were laid off, the manager, probably thinking lie hud one  that he could do as  ho  liked with,  asked me  to  call  on  him  Sunday  morning and he would  make me a  proposition that would  be to my  own interest (and as I did not belong   to  the   union  I suppose   he  thought I would jump at it), but  told me at the same time not to say  anything to any of the other  men,  and he would say - no. more until all  the others had lef t. , As I  did  not  intend leaving that night, anyway,  I thought I  would hear what ho  had ito say;   and on  Sunday morning he made, his proposition, aud it  was to the effect that I would stay  on and work at  the same pay, bub  to work ten hours instead of eight.  As I have never made a scab of myself yet, I did not accept his  kind  offer; and I would like toadvise all  carpenters to keep away from there  unless they wish to be looked upon  as scabs, aud are willing to work  ten hours per" day instead of union  time.     By kindly  publishing this  you will confer a  great favor on  the carpenters in this district.  J. E. BlSVE RIDGE.  Nelson, May 20th, 1901.  IU! rTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTV  9)  m  m  9\  9\  BUTTERICK  PATTERNS  Sxixxxxxxxxxixxxzxixzsxrrxxxxxixxxxxr c  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  TTTTTTTTXT? TTXTtlTTTTyyTTTTTyT XXXXXXXSXXXX  JUNE DELINEATOR  NOW READY  Xxxxxxixxxxxixixxxixxxsxzxxxxxxxxxzxxxxxxx:  s.New Goods Just Arrived ��  (ft  (ft  (��  (��  (��  (ft  (ft  AND PLACED IN STOCK  (ft  Women's Summer  Underwear  Summer Underwear in Cotton,  Lisle, Wool and Silk, with  either short or long sleeves.  These range in prices from ioc  to $2.50.  Women's Kid Gloves  Fownes celebrated Kid Gloves,  suede and glace, in all new  shades from $1 to $2.50 per  pa<r.  Wash Skirts.  Crash  White  Skirts from $1  to $3  Pique from $1.50. to $6  Navy Duck from $1.50 to $3  Rainy Day Skirts $4.50  Men's Fancy Shirts  Men's negligee and stiff bosom  shirts. They are the very  latest styles, and the patterns  are controlled exclusively by  us.     From $1  to $2.25.  Laces  Valenciennes Laces, always  neat and stylish. We have  many qualties. A Strong line  of edgings and insertions at  20c to $3 per dozen.  Men's Sunder  -JUnderwear  In BalBriggan, Natural Wool;  Silk Mixed and all Silk, from  50c to $15 per garment.  9)  9\  9\  to  rn  9\  9\  - Republic Placer Mines.  Republic, Washington, May 20.���  [Special to The Tribune.]���The first  cleanup of Republic placer claims  has been made, whenthree men realized nearly $100 for one day's  work. Frank Blair aud W. Olney,  tlie discoverers of the Little Ruby  claim, have put in sluice boxes and  will work -systematically. The  whole length of Granite creek, as  well as all tributary streams has  been located,- causing considerable  excitement. The gold is coarse,  from the size of a pin head up, and  is found near grass roots. The extent of the gold bearing area is unknown, not sufficient work having  been done to reach bedrock.  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXIXXXXXXXXX  9\  9\  NEW-  WASH  VEILING  1��  9.  :Sxixx;[xxixxxxixxiiixjxxxixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxii  B 36  Baker  Street  \^^i ��� 0^ " <��? ��� ^^ ��� ^^ * ^^ ��� 0^ * 0^ ��� l��z. ��� 0^ ��� 0^ * 0^ * t^0 ��� 0& ��� ^^ * ^^ ��� ^& ��� ���*����� ^9^ ��� ^^ ��� ^^ ��� ^Sfc ��� ^^. ���>"^ ���  ? ��� *0^^Bk^ ^^^^^^ ^^N-"4^^ 4t&0^^&0 ^^*0^^0 ^_\\\\^0^^^0 ^-XXXXf^^^' ^^^*^^^r 4to* "^Qfe ^^^-^^^ *^fb-^nfr i*t_\\P'*  \  || MAIL ORDERS  ii PROMPTLY  jj ' FILLED  �� ������'���-.-  !tx:xi.-[xxxxxixxxxxxxx::xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxi'     0A\  ^ ^S^S ^S^S ^��S^5fc ^5'-J�� ^SS >fc*^"  00' 00. 00 ' 00* 00 * 00 ' 00 ' 00' 00 * 00 * 0+*'  The Verdict in the Collins Case.  Golden Km.*  The chief justice, in his charge to  the jury, called attention to. some  of the statements made by counsel  for defence tliat were not supported  by evidence.   The judge was. very  careful to  refrain from expressing  an opinion, leaving that entirely to  the jury.     The judge deprecated  tlie practice of working on tho sympathy  of   the jurymen,  and   cautioned tho jury against being influenced by any emotion on  one side  or the other.    At 3 p. m.   the  jury  in the Collins case brought in their  verdict.    "We consider the prisoner  guilty   of   the  murder  of Arthur  Dando,   but   in   consideration    of  provocation he received we recommend him to mercy of court."   The  judge said that Avas  the only verdict they could have arrived at, but  would  call  their attention to tlie  fact that he had,no course open bub  one, though he would defer sentence  as long as possible and would make  representation  to the minister of  justice   of   their  recommendation.  His   lordship   then   directed   that  prisoner be asked if he had  anything to say why sentence  should  not be passed.    Collins made some  unintelligible reply.    His lordship,  ia   a voice choked with emotioi?j  then    pronounced    the    sentence:  "You shall  be  taken to the place  Surveyors on the Ground.  Curt.isw, Washington, May 20.���  [Special to The Tribune.]���The  Great Northern surveyors and outfit, en route to Republic, passed  through, here today. They will  camp at Herron's.ranch at the head  of Curlew lake. ' Part of the surveyors will operate out from Re-  - public', the balance working north  from the ranch to meet the party  surveying south from the boundary  line.;' ...- ..;������' x..^----.  ;'.,.��� :*  . Result- of a Special Election. .  At a special election for mayor of  =Re;yeIstoke"on-Friday^Wt"MrBiwvir  .received 108 votfes to 90 for AV. S.Newman. Mr. Brown is a; hotel-  keeptr.and: Mr. Newman is road-  master on the C. P. R. ���*'���  Oai the game day, John MeLeod,  painter, was elected an alderman to  fill a vacancy, beating M. J. O'Brien  by a vote of 31 to 23.  xxxx!:xxxxxxxxxxxxxxixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:^xxxxxxxi:xxxx^  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  We aro of faring at lowent prices tho beat  crudes of Ceylon, India, Cliinu and Janan  Teas.  Our Bcsf, Mocha and Java Coffee, por  pound �� dO  Mooha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend ColTco, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ooll'ce, G pounds  1 00  Bio Blond Cofl'eo'; 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylou Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST ;baker STREET, NELSON.  FOR SALE  ���Nelson Saw and Planing IV-jills  Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER, r~     HARRY  HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. Secretary-Treasurer  All Communications to. be addressed to either of the above  Vie 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  purchasing elsewhere.       '    '  ���.������~  ���   .    OFFICE: CORNER.HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  TWO DAYS SPORT  'THK OUA.NHKOOIC TUKF &  ATHLKTIl! ASSOCIATION  WILL    HOLD    ITS     KI11ST  ANNUAL SPRING MEET  May 27th and 28th.  MODERN  CONCENTRATOR  100 Tons Capacity.  LEDGERWOOD   HOIST  ^ELECTRIG'STNKING'POMP^  ONE PAIR 8-INCH and ONE  PAIR 16-INCH WATERWHEELS  ��� And Other.Plant.  KOR PARTICULARS APPLY TO  Revelstoke .  Station, B.C.  P.O. BOX 173  $1000 srsssi $1000  FIRST DAY.-Fool, Ball. Base Ball,  Giiii'Cluh Shont. Koot "aces,'cle.'-'  .   SECOND   DA V.-There  will   bo  a  great program of horse racing.  REDUCED RAILROAD FARES  TA1CR..A DAY OVV AND  CO TO 'CHANBRfiCIC- TOU  A GOOD TIME AND SPORT.  4. LEITCH  President.  JAMES GILL  Seorotary.  J  GARDEN SEEDS  .1  Wo havo opened up tho largest ghipmont of  bo->t quality, fresh garden Heeds over brought to  the KonUinay country. Wo aro soiling largo  nuantitlos already and you will nolo our way ia  (liirerentfrotn that of other dealors'in this district, in that *     '  WE SELL BY WEIGHT  Ah woll ar by package, and though tho quality  H tho best (lie price is the same as in Toronto.  lUake out alisUuwi sond to us and we will guarantee satisfaction.  IN FLOWER SEEPS  Wo also have a largo assortment���10 different  varietins and colors of Sweeb Peas to select  from and an endless variety of othor kinds.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Hlock.       Corner Ward and Bakor Stji  ITJOEILlY  -'���'(SUCCESSOR!'TO H. D. ASHCROfcT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND    WOOD   WORKtto  EXPERT HORSESHOEIMC.  WHOLESALE TRADE  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE & CO., IJMITKD.���Cornor Vernon  ���*��� and Codar si roots, Nelsou, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in noral��d wotors and  fruit syrups. Sole adonis for Halcyon Springs  minora) wator.   Telephone G0."  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TXT  F. TKK'VXKh & CO.-Corner Iiaker and  vv ��   Josophino stroots, Nolson, wholesale deal  ors ln   assayers  supplios.   Agent* lor I>on\-.o  Kire Clay Co. of IJouver. Colorado.  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS  Pf J. EVANS & CO���Raker street, Nolson  J-A. wholosalo doalers In liquors,. cigars  content, tiro brick and Are clay, wator pipo.and  sloel rails, and goneral commission merchants,  ���        ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC- SUPPLY' & CONST RUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesaledeal-  ors in telephones, annunciators, bells, battcrlos,  fixture?, otc, Houston block, Nolson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  MILLING  Grain, Hay.  BRACKMAN - KER   MILLING   COMPANY  ���Coreals, Flour,  P.  . ..   Straight) or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Graiu elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton 11. R. Mills at Victoria, New West]  ininstor. and Edmonton. Alberta.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Raker  stroet,   Nolson,  wholosalo dealors in fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage,  GROCERIES. ~r���_~~  A MACDONALD & CO.-Cornor Front/and  ���"���*������ Hall Htraote, wholesale grocers aud  4obbors in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaw8 arid minors'sundries. '  ���J^OOTKNAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIMI-  "��� TED���Vernon street, Nelson, wholesale  grooers. .  fOHN CHOLI)ITCE.."fc CO.���Front stroet, Nol  **    son, wholesale grocors. -    '  T Y. GRIFFIN & CO,--Fronb street, Nelsou  "��-wholesale Aoniers.'in provisions, oured  meats, butter and eggs.  HAR!LWARE~AND_L MININGL SUPPLIES. .  SASH  KTBL80N_SAW  TREMONT HOU  321 TO 331 RAKER STREET, NELSON  ;       MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Healed by Steam 25. Cents to $1  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  QUEEN'S HOTEL N^;*?  Raker and Ward  'Stroots,* Nelson  TI EYKRS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josophino  ���*������*-��� stroots, Nolson, wholesalo doalers in hardware and mliilug supplios. ��� Agents for Giant  Powder Co. ���   ���   ��������� - ���  T AWiUCNClil    HARDWARE    COMPANY  AJ   Raker St.,  Nelson,   wholesale   doalers In  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' anppHos.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpuRNER, BRETON & CO.-Cornor Vornon  ���*��� and Jouephino stroots, Nolson, wholosale  dealors ln liquors, olgars and dry goods. Agenta  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  i?ary Brewing Co. ot Calgary,  ~ AND DOORS. ~"  ANB   PLANING    MILLS.  LIMITICU-Cornor Front aud Hall Btreots,  Nelson, mantifaotmrers of and wholesalo doalora  In sash and doors] ell kinds of factory work mado  bo order.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WIN10 COMPANY, LIMI  TWD���Cornor Front and Hall etreoK Nol  son, wholosale doalora In wines (case and fcalk.  nnd flnmiMMn n.na iniDortoil oianrs.  ���  ARCHITECT.  fi7   C. WWART���Architect   Room 3 Aberdeen  -*-��-���    blook, Raker street, Nelson.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL:  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and Kootenay Stroots,  P. O. Box tHO. TH11.KPHONR1 WO.  PS  azzzzxxziijxii:iizzii:c:i:x:iziixxzzzzzxxxii:rxizzxxxi:  ���BIOTICE,  I hereby give notice I hat Mr. M. MoNiuol,  recently of Nelson, has no uiillioiity to ropn Rent  tho London and .Lincoln-hire Lifo Assuranc i  Company or to collect any payments due lo said  company. A. BOOTH,  tii!iit!i-al Axciit for the London anil Lincolnshire  Life Assiu-.ince Company.  Nelson, B. C, May 18th, l!��l.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing  and custom work from b'.tflido points. Heavy  bnlts made to order on short nntioe.'  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTBUS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  BAKKR STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large oomfortablo bedrooms and  flwt-claea  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men,  RATES $2 PER DAY  The onlj hotel In Nelson that has remalnod  under one inanaKumc*ot siuco 1890.  Tho bod-rooms aro well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar Is alwavB Btookod by tho best dom s-  tio and Imported liquors and olgaw.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT  THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  N|rs. E. G. Clarke, Pr0P-  UTS OT THB BOYAL HOTKL, OAU3ABS  Bar stooked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfort-  aula rooms.  Sirst-olaw babta boa d.  Everybody    Welcome  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT  IIOT.KL BLOCK.  Largo stock of high-class imported goods. A  jpocialty of the square shoulder���the latest  bashiou iu coatf. .  a THE TEIBOTE���: NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY, MAY 21, 1901  BANK W DNTBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  BBST  ���   7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. Cloi'ston .. - General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootonay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln Lonuon (England) Nkw .York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities In Canada.  Buy and Hell Sterling Exchango and Cable  Transfers. ,     ,  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  OUHBKNT HATK OK INTKHK8T PAID.  TELEGRAMS IN BRIEF FORM  From Various Sources.  LONDON, 20.���Sir Courtenny  Uoyle, K. C, permanent secretary  to the board of trade since 1S93,  died suddenly yesterday  morning.  LONDON, 20. ��� Sergeant-major  Butler, who had just returned from  South Africa, last nights hot five  of his children, killing them. His  wife and baby escaped.  FAIRHAVEN", Mass., 20.���Wes-  lon Howland, the discoverer of  the method of refining petroleum  died last night, age 8(5 years. His  discovery brought him fame and  fortune.  LIVERPOOL, 20.��� Imports of  wheat into Liverpool last week  from Atlantic ports were 03,400  quarters; Pacific ports, 34,000 quarters; other ports, none. Imports of  corn from Atlantic ports last week,  08,500 quarters.  LONDON, 20.���Lord Kitchener  reports to the war oflice, under  date of Pretoria, May 18th, as follows: An armored train has been  dynamited south of American Siding. Major Heath of tlie South  Lancashireswas killed..  YOUNGSTOWN.20.���Three more  victims of the accident yesterday  morning, at the Ohio plant of the  National. Steel Company died of  their injuries during the night.  They are: Thomas Maxwell, John  Soullercio and Paul Essaw.  ST. PETERSBURG, 20.���The  strike here is practically smashed.  ��/A very large number of ! arrests  have been made, 250 persons having  been taken into custody at ont*; factory alone. .Over thirty, possibly a  hundred, persons were found in a  street fight when the mob stoned  the police. Several deaths are reported at Knatheuscated, ns ti result of tho strike. The agitation  among the students is unquestionably partly responsible for the  trouble.  LONDON, 20 ���Andrew Carnegie  has given-'-��2,000,000 to-establish  free-education in Scotch universities���Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and St. Andrews. He stipulates that the beneficiaries be his  "Scottish fellow countrymen," uo  English, Irish, colonists, or foreigners. The fund will apply'to medi;  cal as well as to commercial education, and will be placed in the  hands of trustees who will pay the  expenses of Scottish students benefited under tho scheme.  MANILA, 20.���It is unoflicially  _repor_ted_that_a_bod jfcof=jieliclsji n^  der general Augels attacked a detachment of American troops, supposed' to be of the Twenty-seventh  regiment, near Pasaeo, in the Cam-  criues province, killing two soldiers  and one native scout and faking  ono soldier prisoner. The insurgents are still in possession of the  mining town of Paracole, North  Camarines. The nearest troops aro  at Indana, thirty miles away.  Burial of Father Phillips.  Pittsiwrg, May 20.���Father Edward S. Phillips, tho "Miners'  Friend,", who met death in New  York so mysteriously, was buried  in the Catholic cemetery in this  city this morning with impressive  ceremonies. On the altar of the  edifice where father Phillips had  served as altar boy. and priest,  clergy from every section of the  state were gathered. Thirty minutes after the doors of St. John's,  the largest Catholic, edifice in'northeastern Pennsylvania, were opened  0000 people filled all the available  space, and iii is estimated that  15,000 were in and about the  church. .: The floral gifts represented nearly 200 societies.  Particulars of Naples Suicide.  'Nabliss, May 20.���The Rev Malbie  Davenport Pabcocki the American  minister who committed suicide in  the International Hospital here last  Saturday by severing an artery in  his wrist aud swallowing corrosive  sublimate, entered the hospital suffering from gastric fever, complicated with extreme melancholia  and homesickness, A nurse saw  Mr. Babcock at 5:40 o'clock Saturday morning, at which time the  patient said he wanted nothing. At  about 0 o'clock a nurse who was  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  "wrm wnicij is amalgamated  THE  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Puld-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  ���      -      $8,000,000  ���      -      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Goo.  A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Streot. B. O.  New York   Ofllce, 16   Exchange   Place.  and tii Brunches in Canada ami tbo  United Staled.  IMPERIAL BANK  our1  o-a.:n\a.:d.a.  HKAD   OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  $2,500,000  $1,726,000  H. 3. HO WL AND...... Prosidont.  I). It. WILKIE.... General Manager.  K. IIAY Inspector.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest alloweif on  deposits.    Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager NcIhou Branch.  passing the door of his room heard  moans and tried to enter, but  found the door barred. The nurse  immediately went to summon the  superintendent and returning found  the door open and Mr. Babcock,  lying on the bed, the clothes of  which were bloodstained and near  by was an empty vial, while on the  bed were two small knives. The  blood still flowed from the severed  artery in the wrist. Mr. Babcock  was just able to . whisper, "I have  swallowed corrosive snblimate,"  aud then died. His wife, who was  staying at a hotel near by, notified  the judicial authorities. United  States consul Byington subsequently took the . necessary legal  steps, while a number of Americans  called at the hospital and offered  their services to Mrs. Babcock.  SAVINC?   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THK   CUKKK.VT   RATK   OK   1NTKUK8T   ALLOWED.  BUFFALO'S DEDICATION DAY  Congratulatory Telegrams Received.  Buffalo, May 20.���Lowering  clouds that carried a threat of rain  and a wind that blew in fitful gusts  marked the opening hours of dedication day. The rain held off, however, and each hour of respite  added to the hopes of the men to  whose care the great ceremonies of  the day were committed. The holiday crowds were astir early and  the earlier trains brought" thousands of recruits to their ranks."  The exposition grounds "and business district of the city where tlie  military and civic parade formed  were the centers that attracted the  largest number, while -the streets  and avenues connecting the two  swarmed with animated crowds.  The exposition grounds were opened  at S o'clock and the turnstiles have  been steadily revolving ever  since.  Buffalo, May 20.���Director general Buchanan of the Pan-American  Exposition Company has received  telegrams of congratulation from  the governor-General of Canada,  president McKinley, the presidents  of Hayti, Colombia, Peru, Equador,  Nicaragua, Uruguay, Paraguay,  Argentina, the Dominician republic,  and the governors of Jamaica and  Martinique. The following was received from Ottawa: "The governor-general of Canada directs me to  express to you his hearty congratulations on the opening of the Pan-  American exposibiou which'his excellency sincerely hopes may be in  every Avay successful.  "Harry Graham, aide.de camp."  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  -   J. M. LAY, Manager.  ������ ' - "  training there and will visit New  York at the'latest moment possible  before the day of the sports, which  may now.be deferred to September  28thi The Canadian sports are fixed  for September 14th as proposed."  Ostrich Steals Diamond.  Colorado Springs, May 20.���  Jacob Becker, a mine owner of this  city, today made an involuntary  and sensational investment in an  ostrich. Becker with some friends  visited the newly established Zx>.  As he leaned over the fence looking  at the ostriches.; one of them  was attracted by a $600 diamond stud in his shirt front.  After a few side-steps -it straightened out its anatomy and deftly  snatched the sparkler. Becker kept  his eye on the thief while his friends  went to protest to the management.  Emetics were used on the bird, but  up to date' the ostrich is grinding  grain with the stone.  Presbyterian s^iif-SessionT^���   Philadelphia, May 20.��� With  today's session the actual work of  the Presbyterian general session began. The report of the revision  committee has beeu made the special order for Thursday and thereafter until tlie question of revising  the confession of faith shall finally  be settled. Today's order provided  for the report of the standing committee on missions for freedmen,  reports of the boards of ministerial  relief and education and of a special  committeo on judicial commissions.  This last report is considered second in importance only to that of  the committee on revision, as it  recommends the creation of judicial  commissions of Presbyterians and  syuods aud a permanent judicial  commission from the membership  of the general assembly to sit as a  court of linal appeal.  V.rill Train in Canada.  London, May 20.���According to  private cable dispatches from New  York, the proposal of the English  universities to hold an athletic  meeting at Montreal before they  meet the Americans in New York  is opposed by Harvard and Yale,  whose athletes want their meeting  with Oxford and Cambridge to occur first. In reference to this a  prominent Oxford official said:  "Oxford and Cambridge are not the  least likely to give way on this  point. We aire receiving a continuous stream of complaints that we  will court certain defeat by doing  the bulk of our preparation iu the  vicinity of Now York during the  intense heat of August and most of  September. Therefore we are seeking more invigorating quarters in  Canada.     We   will   complete   our  Strike Afcermath.  Aldany, May 19.���The incidents  of this the first day of active operations of all the railway lines affected by the great strike have  been few because of the heavy fall  of rain. The two men shot byNa-  tiohal Guardsmen in defence of life  and property were buried this afternoon, but the pouring rain kept  away the thousands of sightseers  that otherwise would have marked  the occasion with their, presence.  The departure of the Twenty-third  regiment early this morning was  the second feature of the day, and  striking sermons in many city pulpits aided in closing the incident.  .  HUM. CAMEM  INSURANCE.  REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  FURNISHED HOUSE TO LET.  Two story house very conveniently situated and entirely furnished.   Terms moderate.  Appiy_H. R. Cameron  AJULLUNE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  ���^Screen^Doors  Windows  Inside Finish   .  looal and coast).  Flooring  local and const).  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  ���      of all kinds.  '    - *    W WHAT TOO WANT IB NOT IN STOCK   '  WB WILL MAKE IT FOB TOU  CALL AND GKT PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  HAIX AND LAKE STREETS, NBLRON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  .    (LIMITED)  r    >    CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND -VERNON STRKKTS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Ooast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash' a ad Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberGo. Ltd.  9.  9)  m  9)  9\  9\  9*  m  9\  9\  %.  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  ^.f0'00*00'00'00'00*00���^���^���^���^���^ ^-^.^-^ ^^|^^^^^^.^.^.^^.^^^.^.^.^^.^w  K  ���  ��� ___���, ._ __, >y^  to  to  m  9\  to  to  Established In Nelson 1890.  WEDDINGS  THE MONTH OF ROSES AND WEDDINGS WILL SOON BE HERE.  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none, but the best  workmen.  What tho wedding prcsei.t shall be Is then Iho qucHt!on of the hour, nnd In  vory many Instancessoicoda'ntyplecesniay te selected fiom our ttcck,  which Is immense. There will be found among other thing?. Sterling Tra  and Coffee Sets, Plated Tea and Coffee Sets, Cake Baskets, Fruit Dishes,  Nut Bowls, Bpn-Bons, Berry Sets, Trays, Oak Ware, BIfquo V are, Brass  Ware, Cut Gloss, Flat Ware, Onyx Tables, Pianos, Sewing Machines, and  a thousand other things too numerous to mention.     ���  CALL AND INSPECT OUR LINES  BEFORE BUYING  ELSEWHERE  to  to  to  to  to  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right..  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, B. C.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  9\  9}  9}  9\  to  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  NELSON,  B. C.  Builders and  Contractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. Hy  aim will- be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger  quantities than' before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure.  It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our  marble produets, and next'season we shall be in a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep on hand  Tiles and Cement.  a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also  secured prizes, last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  We  Builders.  are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors  and  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Tbe West  Successors te  Kootenay Brick <&  Lime Co., Ltd  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Hkad Office at  NELSON, B.  0.  Markets=at:=Nelsoiif=fJ'Osslandf^Tr��ilf=  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand  way, and Vancouver.  "Easlo,���Ymirr-Sandonr^Silvertonr  Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City,  =Ner=  Mid  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STEEET  ORDERS HY HAIL  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  RWOBIVW OARKFUL AKD PROMPT ATTBNYION  irxirwjixiiJxiiixiiaixixJxiiiJxiiiHiiiiixjiiininxixxxiiixxxxiiixiiiixjxixiixixxixxxxxiixiiiiiirxiiiixxin^  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Blook, NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Mil 11ns Oold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  Pin-tics having mining property for salo arc requested to sond samples of thoir oro to the  Kxchange for exhibition. Wo desire to hear from all prospectors who havo promising mineral  claims in British Columbia.  Prospectors and'mining men aro requested to mako tho Kxchange their headquarters whon  in Nelson.  .All samples should bo sent by express, Prepaid.   Oorrospondonco solicited, *  Address all communications to  Telephone  104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,  P. O. Box 700 . Nelson, B. C.  xiin:rixxrxxxxxixixxxixrxxirxTxxiTxriRrxTxxTxxxixxxxTxxxigixrxxrxxxxxixirxixxixixixrxxxx)-xx��rTXTiix��xxiitixxxi:  W. P. TIERNEY  Telophono 2G". '*'  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Ofllce: Two Doors West C. P. R. Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  Wc have several good furnished housos to let  for Uio summer months.  H.  &   M.   BIRD  BROKEN HILL BLOCK,  MACLEOD, Manager.  tji'   ������ '*���  All Kinds of  Teaming  Work.  and Transfer  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Brick, Llmo & Manufacturing Company. Oeneral commercial agents  and broko-s.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.  TELEPHONE 117.  Office 184 Ba^er St.  Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE  NELSON.  AT  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAKER STRKKT. NKLSON.  \\. P. BITHET& GO., Ltd.  R. REISTERER & CO;  BHXWCRS AND BOTTLKB8 OV     .  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  dnllvnrr to the trade  Brewery at Nelson  NOTICE.  Town Lots, New Denver.  Notice is hereby given that, in pursuanco of  tho notification published hy this Department,  and dated 22nd June, 1899, under section 88 of tho  "Land Act," agreements for the salo of Lots in  tho Town of New Denver, whieh wore purchased  from the Government at public auction on 20th  July, 1892, and upon which iho balanco cf purchase money ana intorest is not fully paid up by  tho :10th of April noxt, will bo cancelled and ull  moneys paid therein will bo forfeited.  W. C. WKLIiS.  Chief CommiFsion of Lands and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, li. C, 21st March, 1901.  TRADES   UNIONS.  XTELSON SOCIALISTIC EDUOAIIONAI  ���*���' CLUB meets every Sunday at 3 o clock p.m.  in tho Miners'Union Hall. A cordial invitation  is extended to every one to como and take part  in discussions. .John Roberta, secretary.  AUNDRY WORKERS' UNION OV NKLSON  No. 8591, A. F. of L.-MocU in Mlnerd" Union  Hall, C. P. R. hlock, corner of Uaker and Stan!  ley streets, on fourth Friday in overy month at  7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of American  federation cordially invited Io attend. O. Fredrick, president; A. \V. McFce, secretary.    .  ���M-BLSON MINKRS' UNION NO. ��,, W. F. it  x' * M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northwest corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem  bers welcome: M. R. Mowat t. President. Jame  Wilkes, ��� Seorotary. Union Scale ok Wages  for Nklson District���Per bhift, machine  men, $3.50: hammersnien miners. $3.25; muckers,,  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, $3.00. ���..tt  rpilADK8 AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regu-  ���*��� lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,  corner Baker and Stanley streets, on tho flrst and  third Thursday of each month, Et 8 p. m. C. J.  Clayton, President; A. T. Cm Id, Secretary.  rpHE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  ���*��� are field on. Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union rooms  corner of Baker, and-Stanley streets. Charles  Clayton, President. George Broadley, Secretary.  ���DAUBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union. No. 196. of  XJ the International -Journeymen Barbers Un  Ion of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hail, at 8.30  sharp, tVisiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. It..McMahon,: president; J. H. Mathe  son, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER  To John* J. McAximicwsor to any person or persons to whom he may havo transferred his  inlerest in the Black Diamond Mineral Cljim,  situate  on   tho   north sido  of Bear Creek,  about threo miles from  the town of Ymir,  lying  S"iith of and adjoining the  Evening  fc'lar Mineral Claim, Nelson Mining Division  of West Kootenay Disti ict, and recorded in  the recorder's otlico for the Nelson Mining  Division.  =You.und,oacl*uof=y<!u.are hcrehy=notificd=Lhat=I=  have expended Two Hundred and Twelvedollars  and Twenty-five cents (��212.25) in labor and improvements upon I lie above mentioned mineral  claim in order to hold saM  iiiinuralchiim under  lhe provisions of the Mineral Act. and if within  ninety days from tlie date of this no* ice you fail  or refuse to contribute your proportion of such  cxpcndilures together .with all costs of advertising your intercftf in f-aid claims will become the  property of the subscriber under section 4 of an  Act  entitled   "An Act to Amend tho Mineral  Act, l'JOO." JOHN DEAN.  Dated at Nelson this 27th day of April, 1901.  NOTICE.  Notice is horoby given that I havo I his day  purchased tho plant and good will of the  Kootenay Steam Laundry and will continue tho  business undor the samo style and title.  All accounts owing by tho said Kootenay Steam  Laundry will be paid by me and ull accounts due  become imyablu to mc.  Soliciting a contlnuanco of your valued  patronage. I remain, yours truly,  Nelson, May 2nd, IWll. A. LARSON.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  Tenders arc invited for the raiting of the Nelson hotel building, on BakT street, lo grade. All  tenders should be marked "tender, and addressed A. J. Marks, P. O. box 37, Nelson. The  lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  A. J. MARKS.  NOTIOE.  Notieo is hereby given that wc intend to apply  at Ihe next regular sittings of the Board of  License Commissioners for the City of Nelson te  be hold after the expiration of thirty dais from  tlie date hereof for a transfer of lhe retail liquor  license now held by uh for the premises known  as tho Nelson Hotel, situate on lot 10 in Block I.  subdivision of lot '.Vt. Nelson, to Robert Roisterer  aud Arthur K, Vaughin of tho said City of  No'son.  Dated this 17th day of May. 1901.  A. II. CLEMENTS,  ROBERT REISTERER.  Witness, GEORGE GABRIEL.  NOTICE.  Notieo is hereby given that I intend lo apply  at the noxt sittings of t.i e Hoard of Licence Commissioners for the City of Nelson, to bo hold after  Iho expirat ion of thirty days from tho dato hereof,  for a transferor the retiil liquor li' enco now held  by mo for the Royal hotel situate on lots 3 and 1,  block 29, HiibdivJsion of lot 95 in tho Ci* y of Nelson, to J. Lovell Smith of the said City of Nolson.  SOL JOHNS.  Witness: W.E. Wassan.  Dated this fourteenth day of March, 1901.  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.  Will meet on Tuesday Evening, May 21st, at  8 o'clock sharp. All delegates are requested to  be present  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  toctivo Union, No. 8121. A. F. of L., meots in  Miners' Union ball,; C. P. R. block, corner of  Uaker and Stanloy streets, every Monday ovening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of tho American Federation cordially invited to attend,  A. J. Curie, Prosidont. John Roberts, recording secretary.  ���M-ELSON PAINTERS' UNION-Tho regular  ���*-' meeting of tho Painters' Union is held  tho first and third Fridays in each month ab Minors' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. Georgo Eacritt,  Prosident; Henry Bennett, Secrotary.  COOKS' AND 'WAITRlIS' UNION���Regular  meetings every Tuc-day evening at 8:30  o clock, in Miners' Union Hall, corner of Bnkor  and Stanley streots. Visting brethren cordially  invited. Chris. Luft, president; II. Smeloer, financial and recording secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION-Tho O. P. I. A. No.  ���L 172. moets evory Monday ovening in the  Elliot block, corner Bakor and Stanloy streets, at  8 o'clock,'-* J. D. Mover, nrosldonb; William  Vice, secretary, P. O. Box GIG.  A  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NELSON LODGE, NO. 29. A. K. & A. M  Meets sooond Wednesday ln each month  Sojourning brethren invited.  Af KLSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER No. 123  -'-^i    G. R. C��� Mec's third Wednesday. Sojourn  Jng.C'impanions-invilcd.-GeoraeJohnstone.Z.i  W. Matthews, S. K  -K.-  TSTELSONAERlE,No.22. F.O. K.���Moctsecond  A'    and fourth  Wednesday of each month, at  Fraternity  Ilall.    George  Barllolt, president  John V. Morrison, secretary.  NIGHTS OK PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge. No  26, Knights of Pythias, moets ln I. O. O. K.  Hall, cornor Baker and Kootenay stroots, ovt r ���  Tuosday ovening at 8 o'clook. Visiting Kniehts  eor'llally invited to attend. H. AL Vincent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S.  KOOTKNAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Hold their regular meetings on the first and  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially invited lo attend. G. \.  Brown, R. IC; A. W. Purdy, Coin.; R. J. Steel  I). S. C.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stkvknhon, or to nny porson or persons to whom he may have transferred his  interest in the Lila mineral claim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You aro hereby notified that I havo expended  the sum of Ono Hundred and Fifty-Seven Dollars  in  labor and  improvements   upon   the above  mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said  mineral  claini  under  the   provisions   of   the  Mineral Act, and if within ninety days from lhe  date of this notice you fall or refuse tocontribut,  your proportion of such expenditure togetho.  with all costs of advertising, your interest In said  claim will become tho property of tho subscriber  under section four of an Act. entitled "An Act to  Amend tho Mineral Act, 1900."  DANIEL   HERB.  Dated this I2t.h day of Fshrnary. IMfll.  DISSOLUTION   OF  PARTNERSHIP.  Notieo is hereby given that tho partnership  eretoforo existing   between   Lewis   Noll and  "Wesloy E. Cox, carrying on business as hotel-  keepers in tho promises known as tho Porto Rico  hotel at I'orto Rico Siding, B. C, under the firm  name of Noll & Cox, has this day been dissolved  by mutual consent. For the future tho Poito  Uico hotel will be conducted by Lewis Noll, who  will assume all liabilities of Iho lato firm and to  whom all accounts owing said firm are herewith  payablo. LOUIS NOLL,  WESLEY K. COX.  Wltnoss: Robt. Rknwick.  Nelsou. March 2Cth. 1901.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that I intend to apply at  the next sittings of the Board of Licence Commissioners for the City of Nelson, to be held after  tho expiration of thirty days from lhe date hereof,  for a transfer of the retell liquor licence now held  by me for the Grand Central hotel situate on lota  23 and 24. block (36. sub-division of lot 95 In the  Citj- of Nelson, to Gust Ericaon of thn onid Oltv of  Nelson.    ��� F. SIMPSON.  witness. *\v. c. McDonald.  Dated this twenty-eeoond day of April, 1901,113  ���i&  x -;_  5- 'V  i -._  f��j%  -7.57  ;\il  on THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON"; B C, TUESDAY, MAY 21, 1901 ��  f__*,0.0ar.0__*.00. ���~.'~.0?-0'2��'4��'a'  r  HI  hi  K  \i  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Don't Pay Two Prices for  Gent's Furnishings  "When you can get anything you want in tliis line at Mad-  son's Great Clearing sale, ab Eastern Wholesale Cost.  Tliis sale has been running tlie 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 dtive will be made in miner's  supplies. All goods are new and up-to-date. Boots and  shoes from $1.50 up, mens suits from $0 up, and #00 pairs  of odd pants at wholesale cost.  Remember, Madson  Leads   all  Competitors.  Baker Street,  Nelson, B. C.  THEO MADSON  ��*  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  _*________________________^_?_.<��_ \k_i 's,S'<>'S,afS>'a'S'S'a''a .^s^'  m  m  m  >m  :g?l?  >m  v*.  Hi  \8L  MORRISON & CALDWELL  PROVISIONS  AND   PRODUCE.  OUR LEADERS- - ���       ��  The well-krown Newdale Creamery Butter  In all sized packages and 1-pound bricks "  September Selected Ontario Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs -  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  Baker Street,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  w  M  m  *&��&_i&i$  %  M  E'i^FEMiftSOiPWGW'v'  -?. WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DOMESTIC CIGARS  THE CRANDA HAVANA CICARS  Amongst   a large   assortment we carry the following brands: El Cielo, Flor  de Melba, La   Marca, La,  Veda,    Rosebery,    Buena  Galana.  A full line ranging from  $50 to $120.    A declaration  accompanies each box, certifying   tliat    tbe    finest  Havana   tobacco   only   is  used by this factory.   We  recommend them.  Our  Special  Canadian Bye is the Most Palatable Whiskey in the  Market.   We have it in hulk and in cases 5's and 6's.  PERSONAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAIL ORDERS  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.  Importers and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  ROSSI^AIVD   BrvailNEERIIVQ  WORKS  cunliffe: & McMillan  Founders and Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and -General Mining Maohlnery.  List of second-hand machinery on hand, which has been thoroughly overhauled and Is as good  2o-H. P. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all fitting)), ready to turn on steam,  (>J"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  Sinking Pump, No. 5 Cameron, New York.  Sinking Pump, 10"x5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern.  "  '    " -'���--������-���     ���      y-fjf, ���_._.���.  Wo  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write us before yon buy for complete list),  may have just what you want.  Agents for Northey Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box 198. THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  STRAGHAN  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  GOOD GOODS.  RBASONABL PRICES  Will call at your residence or place  of business with catalogues and  prices anytime if dropped apostcard.  GITY LCGAL NEWS  OPP031TB POSTOFFIOB,  NBILBON. B. O  The finance committee of the Dominion Day Celebration , meets at  the Madden house tonight at 8:30  o'clock.  The meeting of the Boat Club,  called for Thursday, May 23rd, has  been postponed for one week���  Thursday, May SOth.  Provincial constable Colin Cameron, of Athelmar, who was attending tho Golden assize, leaves this  evening for Athelmar.  James Larkins failed to appear  at the police court yesterday morning in answer to a charge of gambling. A bench warrant has been  issued for his arrest.  The steamer Moyie yesterday  brought in somo thirty Gallicians  from Edmonton. It is .said they  are intended for work on the Canadian Pacific sections.  The 18-room addition to the  Sherbrooke hotel is now completed,  and it is tbe intention of the proprietor to make it one of the most  popular houses in Nelson.  Some of the boys who were em-.  ployed'at the Athabasca have  removed to Moyie,  where they have  secured   work at the St. Eugene.  Among "others,0 L. D. Snider.  Herbert McKnight, who was tried  at the Golden assize upon a charge  of mischief, in placing' some explosive under a Chinaman's shack at  Athalmar, and thereby causing actual danger to life, was acquitted  by the jury.  The case for the plaintiff in Peters  vs. the Nelson Tramway was closed  yesterday, when W. A. Macdonald,  for the defendant company, moved  for'a non-suit. This was refused,  and the case for the defence was  beiug presented when " the court  rose.  Henry Lee was fined $25 by  magistrate Crease yesterday, with  the option of spending three months  in jail, for striking his wash-house  partner over the head with a club.  Lee admitted his guilt, but pleaded  justification on the ground that his  partner had called him a thief.  The picnic grounds at Kokanee  creek have been put in fine shape  for the Knights of Pythias excursion on May 21th. Tlie dancing  pavilion will be the" best in Kootenay. The smelter band will accompany the excursiouisfs, and Mil-  ward's orchestra will furnish music  for danciug." The fare for the round  trip is $1.  Tlie funeral of Frank' MeLeod,  wlio was a member of Nelson Encampment No. 7,1.0. O. R, will  take place from the lodge 'room in  Fraternity Hall on Wednesday, at  2 o'clock. The services will be held  at the Presbyterian church at 2:30  o'clock. All members of Kootenay  Lodge No. 10 and sojourning brethren are invited to be in attendance.  . The local baseball players have  racovered from the Trail scare, aud  intend getting into good shape to  retaliate on the "Shiokeaters" of  the Sineltertown. A game will: be  arranged with the Trailites about  June 1st. This evening at the recreation grounds there will be a  full turnout of the boys. Any new  players in the city-are cordially invited to show up,  Fred Collins, who is now Under  _d^ath^^ejntejK:_e_fm,==the=inurder=,o��  Arthur Dando, betrays very little  concern as to his fate. Ou the way  down from Golden to Nelson he  gave a sort of minstrel performance  with his banjo with a policeman on  either side of him. He says the  only mistake made was the omission of the people to kill him as  soon as he had got rid of Dando.  John Bertram, the smallpox patient, has been discharged from the  pest-house, and the city is again  free from the disease. Arrangements are now being made to have  the furnishings of the pest-house  securely locked up, so that they  will be available should they be  again required. The Bertram case  has cost the city all told about  $500, which is very cheap as smallpox cases go. .     ,,  D. A. Rankin of Spokane, who is  associated .with Porter Brothers,  the contractors, for bridging on the  Lardeau branch, says Porter Brothers are makiiyjfoevery' preparation  for moving inefi lipdh the Lardeaii  work, despite the stories that the  road is not to be proceeded with.  On Saturday he says Porter Brothers shipped all their stock -from  Spokane via the Kootenay Valley  road, which would indicate that  they have some reason to believe  the suspension is but temporary.  Lake Excursion on the Twenty-Fourth.  The handsomest steamer on  Kootenay lake���the Kokanee���will  leave the city wharf afc 8 o'clock on  the morning of the 21th, and make  the usual calls at Pilot Bay and  Ainsworth, reaching Kaslo at half-  past 11 o'clock. An hour afterwards sho will reach Argenta and  Duncan river, thence go to Lardo,  where a landing will be made.    On  the return trip she will reach Kaslo  at half-past thrco o'clock, in time  for the football and other athletic  games. Lunch will be served on  board. ' The steamer will leave  Kaslo for Nelson at 7:15 p. m.,  reaching here three hours later.  The number of tickets to be sold  has been limited to 200, which  insures an outing without the discomforts of a crowded excursion.  The round trip will cost ouly $1.80,  and children will bo charged but  half fare. Tickets  afc the city office of  Wednesday at 9  morning.  will bo on sale  the C. P. U. on  o'clock   iu   the  "Twa Hours at Hame."  The Scotch concert in the opera  house last evening under the auspices of the Nolson Sfc. Andrew's  Society proved a very enjoyable  affair. Gavin Spence and Flora;  Macdonald are first-class-, entertain-*  ers. They sing well. Miss Macdonald also dances well, and Gavin  Spence utterly disproved the contention that there is no such thing  as Scotch humor. The opera house  was well filled.! During the evening Miss Macdonald -was presented  with a handsome basket bouquet  by the Nelson St. Andrew's society.  The Appointment Has Been Made.  Harry Wright has been appointed  assessor and collector of the Nelson  assessment district. He will perform these duties in addition to his  duties of raining recorder of Nelson  mining division.; From this.time  on Nelson riding will get credit for  all the revenue its people pay into  the provincial treasury, and if it  does not make as good a showing  as any other riding in the province  of the same .population then ib  should not put on-airs.  Gone to Fernie.  Hon, J. H. Turner, minister of  fiuance, left this morning for Fernie, where he will remaiu afc least a  day. On. his return he will visit  Kaslo and the Slocan and then go  to Rossland and the Boundary  camps. Yesterday he was shown  through the smelter by Mr. Campbell and afterwards had a short interview with S. S.:Fowler, resident  engineer of the London and B. C.  Goldfields.  Iron Mines- Near Kitchener.  It is reported that iron deposits  thafc will pay to work have been  discovered near the Crow's Nest  Pass road, between Kitchener and  Creston. A number of claims have  been located, and work has been  commenced. Ifc is said that high  Montreal .officials'of' the Canadian  Pacific are interested in the find.  Long Automobile Trip.   -  San Francisco, May. 20.���The  overland automobile trip from San  Francisco to New York under the  auspices of the Cleveland Plain-  dealer and conducted by Alexander  Win ton and Charles Shanks, will  begin its journey tomorrow morning at 7:15 o'clock, when from in  front of the ferries in San Francisco  Mr. Wintou will start on the trip  over the plains, mountains, valleys  and deserts in his horseless carriage. This is the longest trip of  its kind ever taken in the United  States, if not in the. world, and  each day's program will be watched  jiyiihMuterest-���The'jieastern���desti^  nation is New York cityj where a  packet from general Shaf ter will be  delivered to general Miles. The  projectors of the trip expect  to make the run across ithe country  in fast time. The route taken will  probably measure 4000 miles.  Found Dead in Bed.  Sbattlic, May 20.���Judge C. D.  Emery, a pioneer lawyer and a resident of Seattle since 1872, was  found dead in bed yesterday morning. From the condition of the  body aud other circumstances, it is  thought death occurred last  Wednesday, apoplexy being the  cause. Judge Emery - roomed in  the rear of his office in a downtown building, and was not  missed from the streets until today.  When found he was * partially dis-:  robed, lying on the bed with: an  unopened copy of Wednesday  morning's paper lying as it had  dropped from his hand. Papers of-  later dato and letters were found  about the door of the office. Judge  Emery was OS * years old and a  widower.  Work of a Cloudburst.    ,  Denver, May. 20.���A special to  tlie Republican from Victor, Colorado, says that the dams of two  reservairs of the Victor Water  Company, at tlio head of Little Bea-  vercreek, were carried out tonight by  a cloudburst and a flood rushed  down the canyon, demolishing several miners' cabins. So far as known  there were no lives lost and the  property damage will not bo great.  One span of a trestle on the Cripple  Creek Short Lino was carrid out.  TELEPHONE 27  HI.    BTEES   &c   OO.  Storo, Cornor Baker and Josephlno Stiee  GARDEN  TOOLS.  PAINTS, OILS and GLASS. REFRIGERATORS      RUBBER and cotton hose.  POULTRY HBTTING  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  jsriEXiSOisr  STORES   AT  S^ZEsTDOIISr  MINING   RECORDS.  At the Nelson record oflice yesterday two records were made of  locations, John McEvoy recording  the Lizzie mineral claim, three-  quarters of a mile east of Erie and  adjoining the Schley mineral claim,  and G. L. Bremner recording the  'Canadian'Boy, "as a relocation of  the Spokane,, one and a half miles  from Ymir, on the Salmon. .  Certificates of work were issued  to J.. M. Lamprey ou the Golden-  Queen, to W. A. Ward on the Tiger  Fraction, to Harry Jackson on the  Ymir Belle^ Douglas and Enterprise,  and to E. J. Moore on the Harvest  Home and -Harvest Home Fractional.  The following transfers were recorded: John McEvoy to.Kate McEvoy, his full interest in tlie Best  mineral claim; near Erie. The same  person transfers to Jackson Shuttle-  worth his full interest in the Lizzie  mineral claim, three-quarters of a  mile from Erie.  Ladies' Bicycle Race.  Troy, New"-York, May 20.���Four  thousand and thirty-five people  saw the start, of the ladies' six days'  bicycle race tonight. Record-  breaking time was made over a 10-  lap track. Tlie riding was for an  hour and thirty minutes. .Score:  Lizette, 33 miles 7 laps; Glaw 33  miles 7-. laps;. Allen, 33 miles 7 laps;  Peterson, 33 mi!es-.7 laps; Kine, 29  miles 8 laps. ".---*���  Another advance.���Several orders  for permanent stock,of the B. C.  Permanent Loan & Savings Company of Vancouver have recently  been filled afc one-- hundred and  seventeen dollars-per share, and* it  has now advanced to one- hundred  aud eighteen dollars per - share;  making a total advance of six dollars per share since the first of the  present year. E. J. Flatt, Agent,  Nelson, B. C.  PERSONAL.  Thomas Blake of Manchester is at  thePlialr. . ...������_  "" James Melley of Spokane is registered at the Madden house....... ;*.",...  Howard. Higgins of Halifax aud  B. D. Johnson of Truro are registered at the  Tremont. *  ..Mrs. Jlaulcain left for. San Francisco this morning accompanied by hor niece,  Mrs T. G. Haiiltaiii.     -  Charles Schmidt, IL Muntzer,  J.  Campbell and Hugh Catiierori of Butte are registered at the Queen/a. ,y ���  B. C. Riblet will sail from Lima,  Peru, on the 2fith .ins!an\ returning to Neisou  via Panama and New York. ,  ^^^Wr^lJlakeniforeTofrMohfci^MirfoT5^  merly manager of Iho Crow's Nest Coal Company, is registered at tlie' Phair:  Joseph Sturgeon, of the "Sherbrooke hotel. Is now convalescing, after Hix  weeks' illness in the general hospital with pneumonia.    Tv      ;      ���*       * '���**������   BUSINESS   MENTION.  the  Ireland lost  1,740,000  people  by  famine during the past century.  For Sale or Rent.���Piano at  Old Curiosity Shop.  For Sale���Three teams of heavy  horse?. Apply G. W; Patterson, Nelson, Ii. C.  To rent���Two large furnished  front rooms. Applewliallc block, opposite Oddfellows' ha 1.  Large,  well-furnished   rooms   to  lob. Apply rooms I nnd 5 Macdonald block,  corner .Josophino and Vernon.  For  sale or   rent���A   first-das.*  boarding house.''Central locality. Itcasunable  term-).   Apply to Uox-78, City.  Furnished rooms to let, with or  without board. Prices moderate. Mrs, ICeilly,  Ward streot, next to. Post Office.   To rent���Office, in the   Turner-  Boccko block, cornor Ward and Baker. Apply  to John A. Turner.  Japan Tea. of all  kinds.::to suit  your taste. Sun* Cured, Spider Leg, Pan Fired  mbulk or packages.  Kootenay Coffee Co.  For Lease���The Palace Hotel in  Sandon, B. C, For particulars and time of* possession enquire of Mrs, Annie Ksgan, Sandon,  British Columbia.  Gold, copper, silver, lead mines  and prospects wanted. Send report and samples  to the Prospectors' Kxchange, Nelson, B. C,  ltooni 4, K. WC Block.  For sale���Tug boat Red Star and  barge at reasonable figures to cash purchaser, on  time with good security. Apply co Ontario  Powder Works, Nelson, B. C.  For comfort and convenience go  to tho Ice Cream Parlors of J. A. McDonald,  Baker street, whore every attention and requisite is supplied.  Free milling gold properties.   We  are anxious to secure a few free milling gold properties at once,- The* Prospectors .Kxchange,  Nelson. B. C, Hobm 4, K-W-C Block.  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  are selling at thirty conts por pound is giving  tho best of satisfaction to our many customors.  Kootenay Coffeo Co.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in great variety, choicest quality.  We make a specialty of blending teas and soil  them in any quautity at lowest rates. Kootoi'ny  CoffeoCo  Spring Sporting Goods  Duke & Son's Cricket supplies, Ayres &  Wright and Ditson's lawn tennis, Spalding base  ball, Lally lacrosse and Whitely exercises;  TISDALL^S GUN   STORE  VANCOUVER.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  NO.   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  NEW FIRM NEW GOODS PRICES RIGHT  J. G. BUNYAN   &  CO.  FURNITURE   DEALERS.  Have opened up the newest and  most up to date slock  of Furniture ever displayed in Nelson'.    Call and sec our,  Ladies' Dressing Tables.  China Closets        Parlor Suites        Roll Top Desks  Secretary;  Side Boards Bedroom Suites  Typewriting Desks, Iron Beds, Etc.  WflEt Baker Street  Nelson, B. C.  J. G. BUNYAN & CO.  We have just received a few new lines of Toilet Soap that  ;.\ve are going to offer at a bargain for a few clays and which we  have displayed in  our window.    These goods   are of French,  English,   American   and   Canadian   make,   and all  are to be  sacrificed at the uniform price of  25   Cents   Per   Box   of  3   Cakes.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA  BLOOK  NELSON,   B. O.  OLD SETTLERS' NEvTmAPLE SYRUP  7  tsie best :mla.:d:ei  THIS   SPRING'S   SYRUP    IN    QUART,    HALF   GALLON   AND  GALLON   CANS.  Flotibton nioclc. Baker Stroet*..  Telephone 101.      1'. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  SMOKE ROYAL SEAL  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAY'.OR SAFES  Desirable Business and Besideneo Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  FIRST UNION MADE  GIGAR MANUFACTURED'  IN NELSON.  I  UBa<x on Baker Street, west of Stanley Streeb  NKLSON.    ��  Kootenay  Cigar Co.  Baker Street, No'eon,  a  1  ^Auiv'-lVfce^Jj-r'^

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