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 ���raff"Pn  mtlim imm^^^^m  ^d��w<f^23  rs  K^otuuMlso  Mineral Production of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  A'-<~  Mineral Produotlon of Kootonay Iq 1800  $10,562,032  NINTH YEAR  NELSON, B. C, WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 29, 1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  HUGH NIXON'S CLOSE GALL  GOES   THROUGH   THE   ELECTRIC  LIGHT SPILLWAY.  And Is Pinned in a Helpless Condition  in Some Driftwood Fifty Feet  Below the Dam.  Ilngh Nixon, who has been employed for the past few days iu  protecting the electrie light dam  from damage by logs brought down  by tho freshet, had a remarkably  close  call   for   his    life  yesterday  .  morning.    Lt\ order to  protect  the  . dam from driftwood a boom was  thrown across tlie creek some  seventy-five feet above the dam,  but Iho current is so strong tho  driftwood is frequently carried  under the boom aud lodged in the  spillway.  Yesterday morning a portion of  an old footbridge got into tho spillway aud the force of water held it  in so tight that it could not be  moved, and it was while trying to  dislodge this that'Nixon met with  -his accident. He was at work try-,  ing to pry off one of the brockets  clinging to the piece of footbridge  when the wreckage' became freed.  As the force of the current caught  it Nixon received a blow from the  pike pole ho was using which  knocked him into the spillway.  Tliis passu go is nine feet by six feet  deep aud through it the water  takes a shoot of about 20 feet at a  frightful velocity. Below the dam  the channel opens out some and the  water pounds upon a bed of large  boulders and a network of driftwood. Nixon went through  tho spillway like a shot  and although he retained consciousness w;is powerless to aid himself  in any way, .so that tho water  wedged him'in tightly among some  logs about 50. feet below the d.uu".  Even as it "was- tin's7 would" li.-ive  marked the finish of Nelson's veteran bridge.builder were it not for  the heroism of W. J. Young, one of  tho 'men who had been working  with him all summer. Young took  his own life iu his hands and started down tho stream to Nixon's rescue. In doing so lie got jammed  himself once, but finally made his  objective point, and fastening a  rope securely under Nixon's arms  had the satisfaction of seeing him  hauled safely out of danger.  Nixon was then removed to  his shack and medical assistance  summoued, but aside from some  severe bruising in  being  battered  - against the boulders aud  the sawing of the rope around his body he  professes to bo all light.    To a Till-..  bunk   reporter   he    said   that  lie  thought lt_was alLiinljwith him^and^  "That he was going over the falls, in  which case he would not have  one chance in a thousand. He attributes his lodgment in the driftwood to his attempts to keep off  the bottom. In his short trip of 50  feet, he lost his watch and pocket-  book containing $!)0,. but he does  not profess any inclination of going  back after them.  The bravery of "VV. J.,Young in  taking the risks which'ho did can  only be appreciated by thoso who  are familiar witli this portion of  Cottonwood creek at high water,  and Mr. Young's claims to the Humane Society's medal should be  duly pressed by tho civic authorities.  London's Stock Market.  Nkw York, May 2S.���The Commercial Advertiser's London financial cablegram says: Business was  hardly resumed today. The little  market there was was heavy and  featureless. The American department continued to bo stagnant.  The only news was that Kuhn, Loeb  & Co; had cabled to their correspondents here that all bona fide  dealers who wero caught short of  Northern Pacific and unable to obtain the stock should be allowed to  settle at tlie rate of $153 per share,  Money was a little easier.  Increased Business Expected.  Berlin, Miy 2S.���Tho Hamburger  Correspondence prints an interview  with Herr Baliin, director of the  Hamburg-American SteamshipCom-  pany, who recently returned from  an Asiatic tour, in the course of  which he says that the Hamburg-  Americ.vn line, with several German  firms established in Shanghai, has  purchased 3000 feet of deep-water  frontage at the entrance to Shanghai harbor, where imraence docks  will be constructed. The company,  according to tho interview, has also  leased largo tracts of wharves from  the China Merchant Steamship  Company for 25 years, and will  erect quays and warehouses, expecting a rushing business after the  conclusion of peace at Pekin.  ���r.  Another Boer Appeal.  Berlin, May 28.���Special dispatches from St. Petersburg assert  tliat Dr. Hendrick Muller and Dr.  Leyds, representing the Boer republics, have appealed, formally to The  Hague arbitration court, promising  to abide by the decision of the  tribunnl regarding the issues involved in the South African war  and pointing out that several of  the paragraphs of the constitution  of the arbitration court signed by  the powers represented at the  peace conference bear directly upon  the South African case. Tho Berlin papers tonight express the  opinion that it is quito possible  Great Britain* would now submit  the issues to the decision of the  court.         *           Busy Boxers.  London, May 29.���The Boxers  are again active in all districts  wheie there aro no foreign troops,  says a dispatch to the Standard  from Tien-Tsin, dated May 27th.  Yesterday a missionary who was  going to Tolu on tho grand canal  was forced to return to Tien-Tsin  ou accouut ^f a fierce fight raging  between Boxers aud Catholic converts. There was heavy firing on  both sides. Four thousand insurgents frara the province of Kwai  Chau ljave invaded the province of  Szechuan, says the Shang-Hai correspondent of thb Standard,Wiring  yesterday, causing ai widespread  panic. It is said that 3000 Yun-  nanese are about to join them.  Many Drowned.  Copenhagen, May 28.���Several  serious accidents have occurred  among the West Icelandic fishermen, many persons being drowned.  A large boat was capsized near .the  West Manna islands, and 29 men  and women perished.   -  MAY GALL EXTRA SESSION  INQUIRY WILL OPEN TODAY  COMMISSIONERS    ARRIVE   FROM  ROSSLAND.  Labor Sympathizers Are Confident That  the Exclusion of tho Chinese  Will Be Secured.  Of United States Congress;  Cedar Rapids, Iowa, May 28.���  During. their journey across Iowa  president McKinley and tho members of his cabinet spent most of  their time readiug and discussing  the published reports of the opinion  of the Supreme Court in the insular  cases. They were much interested  iu the Avay the court divided in the  two cases, The decision in the De  Lima case, if followed in tho Philippines, as it is assumed it will be,  might result in the calling of an  extra session of congress.  In the De Lima case the courfcjle-^  =eided=that=thewdutie^s"i=collectgd_on  Porto Rican goods before congress  enacted the Foraker law wei'o  illegal and must be refunded. It is  presumed that the court, following  precedent, will decide that the  duties collected from the Philippines were also illegal, and that  goods from the Philippines aro subject to free ontry into the United  State's until congress acts. This decision would mean not .only...the  refunding of moneys heretofore  collected, but would open tho ports  of the United States to merchandise  of every description from the  Philippines until congress meets iu  December. It is plaiu that importers might take advantage of  this to ship goods into the United  States through tho Philippines aud  thus defraud the government of its  revenues. Whether the danger  from thio-source is great enough to  warrant the calling of congress in  extra session is one which will be  decided only after full deliberation.  It is possible, however, that this  danger may have been already obviated in the enactment of the  Spooner resolution delegating temporarily to the president the.power  to govern the Philippines. This  may be considered au act of congress within the meaning of the  Downes case, affirming the constitutionality of the Foraker law. But  it is a delicate question, and one  which the president and his advisers will consider in all its bearings  before coining to a conclusion. The  members of the cabinet decline to  discuss the subject for publication.  They united in a message of congratulation to former attorney-  general Greggs, who prepared and  presented the government's case to  the supreme court.  R. C. Clote, chairman of the royal  commission appointed to inquire  into the Chinese and Japanese  question, and commissioners D.J.  Munn of Nevy Westminster and  Chris Foley of Rossland arrived in  Nelson last evening, accompanied  by Charles Wilson, K. C. counsel  for the province, and A. Crawford,-  stenographer.  The commission will open "its inquiry in Nelson this morning, aud  will sit for two days to take such  evidence as may be offered. From  Nelson the commission may go to  Kaslo, but failing in this the taking  of evidence under oath will be  closed in " this city. A trip,  however, is to be made to some of  tho points on Puget sound. This  has been deemed necessary in view  of the evidence submitted on behalf of the ' salmon canning and  lumbering industries on the coast,  where the argument was advanced  that-Chinese and Japanese labor is  necessary to enable those engaged  in them to compete with similar industries in the state of Washington. When some evidence has been  secured showing how the kindred  industries south of the line manage  to get along with Chinese exclusion  and Japanese restricted immigration the commission will move back  to Vancouver, where the arguments  of the lawyers representing the various sides of the question will be  heard. These will include the Chinese and Japanese1 counsels, ..the  -labor counsel'and the counsel for.  the province.   . .,,.']���.'  >; .Chairman Clute is-not a stranger  to Nelson, having sat as "sole commissioner in this city on the troubles growing out of the introduction of the eight-hour law aud the  importation of aliens into the province in violation of the Alien  Labor Act. Touching the work of  the present commission Mr. Clute  said he was not iu a position to  venture any opinion except that  every effort was being made, to  bring out all the facts bearing upon  the effects of Chinese and Japanese  competition in the field of labor,  and also the bearing such employment had upon the industries of the  province, and he thought that in  this respect the work of the commission had been thorough.  Commissioner D. J. Munn, who is  attempting to hold up. the end of  tlie Chinese and Japanese- em^  "ployers, gives ono the impression  that he has got the -worst end of  the argument. He said, however,  that he was doinghis best to present the employers side of the  question and he would not have  undertaken the work unless he intended to make the best of it. In  referring to the evidence which  had been submitted to -the commission Mr. Munn said that there  could be no question but that public sentiment was unanimously opposed to Chinese and Japanese immigration and competition. This he  regarded as quite natural, since  upon sentimental grounds people  naturally preferred to deal with  those of their own race, but when  it came to considering the question  iu its bearing upon the industries of  the province Mr. Muun said in his  opinion the evidence submitted was  by no means one sided.  Chris Foley,-the labor representative on the commission, expressed  himself as highly pleased with the  way in whicli the. evidence was  coming in. He was not prepared  to be interviewed, however, but  did not mind expressing it as his  opinion that the commission would  result in much good.7' He aud commissioner Munn had it pretty hot  sometimes, and he did not think  his brother commissioner could be  as well pleased as himself at the  way things were going.  Charles Wilson, K. C, who is  watching the proceedings on behalf  of the provincial government, does  not allow much to escape him. It  is generally understood that he is  personally opposed to Chinese and  Japanese immigration, arid the labor party look for more' valuable  assistance from him in the final  argument than even from their own  counsel, and it is not likely that  they will be disappointed.  A. Crawford, a Toronto newspaper mau and court reporter, who is  doing the shorthand work ou the  commission, is the least reserved of  the party. He has no hesitation in  expressing what" his /views are,  either with respect to the weight  of the evidence "submitted or the  probable effect which it will have  upon the authorities at Ottawa.  Iu his opinion the evidence shows  that the sentiment of the province  is against 'Chinese and Japanese  immigration and competition, and  as China < has no particular claim  for consideration, he thinks that  the evidence submitted will be  sufficient to "secure their exclusion.  Some different treatment will probably be accorded to the Japanese,  not because they are-any more  desirable, but for international,  reasons; but he thinks-that even in  their case the finding of tho commission will result in the imposition of a head tax.  WALDERSEE   IS   RECALLED  WASHINGTON GOVERNMENT EXPRESSES APPROVAL.  German Press Is Also Pleased at tbe  Withdrawal of the Troops  From China.  THE BOAT CLUB REGATTA  CREWS ARE PUTTING! IN  STIFF  PRACTICE.  Lively   Interest  Manifested   hy   the  Members  Will Warrant7 at Least  Three Meetings This Summer.  A general meeting of the Nelson  Boat Club will be held in Fraternity  hall oh Thursday evening next,"  when several matters of importance  to the club will be considered.  A lively interest has been manifested in. the ^first.-of the club's  regattas wliich has been set for  Thursday, June 0th,. aud the members drawn in the several' creiws  have been putting in some good  practice work. > On Monday., afternoon six of the crews were out and  yesterday morning there "were two  'crews-'out-at-.0:30.- -As;}there are  several'green men in the crews this,  year it js yet.too.early.to pass upon  their respective merits;but from the  interest shown it is evident that  some spirited contests may be expected. Already six- crews have  been drawnfor the regatta aud another is to be selected from the  following: Ernest Meyers, J. A.  Wetmore, George Hodge, J; Newport, E. C. Wragge, R. H. Williams  and T. H. Brown. This will give at  least seven crews instead of four,  the number entered iu the last  regatta, and for the July regatta it  is expected that at least ten crews  will be entered, as the active membership of the club is alreadytreble  what it was last year.  The three-quarter mile course for  the. June regatta will be laid between JlobertsVranch and Jhe.tram^  way company's park, which from  the spectators standpoint, is said  to be much better than the courses  formerly chosen from the club  house. For the convenience of the  oarsmen the tramway compauy has  erected a boat house and a float  will also be in readiness.  A change has been made in ,the  Hedley crew, Frank Clarke replacing F. W. Grier.'and it is not unlikely that other changes * will be  made between now and the regatta, but the crews as at present  constituted are:  li. W. Matthews, bow  ���Frank Clnrko  C. O. Mills-  J. M. Ht'dloy, Kl.roko  Z. Anil;, bow  It. Strarlian  K. A. MHcrao  C, B. Winter, stroke  11. P. James, bow  O. Nace  J. Wilkinson  J. W. Fordo, stroke  It. G.: McFarland. bow  O. Dunn  .1. Fiahrr  Jt. W. Day, stroko  J. IIi>lmes, bow  Harry McBeath  K V. Mason  W. J. Heaven, stroke  R. W. SiAtlo, bow  E. P. Tuck  O. S. Soincrvillo  E. V. Thomson, stroke  The crews stroked by Hedley and  Winter had a brush last evening.  The Winter crew caught the water  first and succeeded in getting a  length ahead before the men in the  other boat realized what they were  there for. Hedley's men got down  to work, .however, and before a  third of the course .was* covered  were on even terms with the Wiuter  boat. From this on it was au even  thing and ended in a dead heat.  The crews will have another go before the. regatta.  Plague Increasing.  London, May 28.���"The progress  of the bubonic plague here," says  the Hongkong correspondent of the  Times, "is becoming serious. The  death rate is over 30 daily. The  epidemic is the worst known since  1894. The colony requires drastic  sanitary legislation."  Washington, May 28.���The state  department today   replied'"to the  announcement    of    the - German  government that the emperor considered that the time had come for  the recall from China of field marshal count Von Waldersee, expressing the satisfaction of the" government at the announcement.   This  government having already withdrawn its troops, with the exception  of a small guard, intended solely  for   protection of   its  legation in  Pekin, has expressed its views with  regard    to   the   further   military  occupation of China.    In replying  to the memorandum" of the German  government occasion was taken  to  express the high esteem with which  field marshal Von Waldersee has  beeu regarded by the officers of the  United States in   China and   appreciation   for   all   the   personal  courtesies extended by him.  German Press Pleased.  Berlin, May 28.���The German  press, withqut.exceptiou, comments  in terms of approval upon the news  that emperor William has ordered  count Von Waldersee and the German troops to return home. The  reports that negotiations are in  progress between the cabinets of  ,the" powers with reference _to a  joint appointment of a commander  of the troops of the allies remaining in China are semi-offieially confirmed. The Staats Zeitung says it  'hears"that count Von Waldersee's  successor will probably be a Frenchman.'-"     -----     --.'.-'      _���-.--,-.���  Pekin, May 28.���The Chinese  plenipotentiaries have informed the  ministers of the powers that the  court has notified them of a willingness to pay indemnity to the  amount of 450,000,000 taels, but the  court objects to 4 per cent interest.  Fairbanks for President.  Chicago, Illinois, May 28.���Senator Fairbanks of Indiana was formally announced today as a candidate for president before the Republican National Convention of  1904. Harry S. New, Republican  national committeeman from Indiana, who arrived-iu Chicago today,  is authority for the statement that  Indiana will be behind Mr. Fairbanks in his race, for the honor.  "Senator Fairbanks will be sup-  =ported=by-a���solid^delegatiblffTFiwir  Indiana," said Mr. New; "the whole  state will be back of him at the  next national convention. lie is  the logical candidate of tho party,  and with his nomination Indiana  will be assured to the Republicans."  Russia Agrees.  London, May 29.���Dr. Morrison,  wiring to the Times from Pekiu,  says: "M. De Giers has announced  that Russia agrees tothe formation  of a mixed commission, such as is  provided for in the British proposal.  It is expected that Russia will also  agree to Great Britain's indemnity  proposals. Count von W^'dersee  has written to the ministers of the  powers proposing that the provisional government of Tien Tsin shall  continue until the last troops have  been withdrawn, but the ministers  are generally in favor of permitting  China to resume the government  forthwith."  The Enemy of AIL  Vienna, May 28.���The Neusta'  Winer Tageblatt, in the course of  an article advocating the formation'  of an European customs league  against the United;...States, says:  "America is the common enemy of  all; an enemy so formidable that  each European country must  cumb unless leagued with all  rest of Europe. Even united  rope will have a hard fight."  suc-  the  Eu-  Kaiser Hard to Guard.  Berlin, May 28.���That the police  of Berlin may be the better able to  attend to the kaiser's personal  safety, it has now been arranged  that they are to know fully an  hour before the kaiser drives out  the exact time when the horses are  ordered.   Then every available mau  is on the streets through, which it  is likely that his majesty will pass  But   it   often   happens   that   the  kaiser, after ordering his carriage,  keeps it waiting for an hour, and  perhaps at the last moment gives  orders to drive through streets in  which   the    police    least    expect  him.       He     has     given     orders  that     the      police     along     his  route     are      never      to     salute  him    nor   look    at   him.      They  are   to   face   the   direction    from  which his carriage is coming, but  they are to watch the crowds, not  the kaiser.     Further instructions  have been given to place a greater  number   of   policemen    in    plain  clothes   along   the   kaiser's route.  These are to mix with the crowd  and listen to conversation, casual  remarks, etc., On railway journeys  the precautions are to be redoubled.  The public aro to be rigorously excluded from railway stations during  the passage of the imperial train.  The   guards   in  the Schloss have  been   doubled.     The  kaiser looks  anything but well.  French Soldiers Capture a Town.  Paris, May 28.���A dispatch received here from general Voyron at  Tien Tsin, dated May 25, says that  a reconnoitering party came upon  a walled town 15 kilometers east of  Ting Chau. The town authorities  refused to open the gates, where-''  upon the. French artillery opened  fire. The wall was breached and  the town taken. One French infantryman was wounded. General  Bailloud is scouring the country  with a column of Freneh troops and  is supporting the Chinese regulars.  Wouldn't Stand for It.  Sioux Citv, Iowa, May 28.���-Because he was called, a "cheap skate"  at a colored church social toninght,  Harry Baker walked a mile, procured a revolver, returned- to the  church and. shot three other negroes, one of whom", Jim Askew,  will die. Tlie others, Charles Wat-  kins and Loiiis Cloyd, are not! dangerously ' Avounded. Rivalry for  the affections of a colored girl and  the statement that he could noc  ,buy ice cream caused Baker to commit the crime."" "'"'   "" " :*  NEW YORK TO BE HIS HOME  JIM HILL WILL JOIN GOTHAM'S  SWELL COLON 7.  Claims He Is Only a Plain  Farmer  and That Metropolitan Ways  Are   New   to   Him.  $  '7.1  '3*  ��**  >;.  A--J��%  New York, May 28.���James J.;  Hill, railroad magnate and reputed  partner of J. P. Morgan in the great  Northern Pacific-Burlington deal,  has decided to make New York his  home in the future. ' On May 1st he  rented a magnificent apartment in  the Bolkeuhayn, adjoining the  Hotel Savoy, at Fif ty-oighth street  and Fifth avenue. The apartment .<���, ;.f^|  which Mr. Hill rented from muii-'" '''*"  ager Reese of the Savoy and the.  ���*W3  FOR SEVENTY-NINE MILLION  Suit Against Treasury Oilicials.  Washington, May 28.���The secretary of the treasury aud treasurer of the United States were today  sued for the .comfortable sum of  $79,000,000. This is the largest  sura ever asked by a litigant in the  local courts. John A. Kuykendall,  as administrator for the estate of  Charles Durkee, filed suit in the  District of Columbia supreme court  against Lyman J. Gage and Ellis II.  Roberts, demanding an accounting  in cheir official capacity. The court  is asked to compel the defendants  -to account=for-certain=trust���funds-  in their possession. These funds, it  is explained, consist of money collected under the direction of the  president of the United States from  the Union Pacific and Central Pacific aud other railroad companies  due the estate of Charles Durkee.  Durkee, it is stated, was a citizen  of the territory of Utah, and died  January 14th, 1876, at which time  he was governor of the territory.  He is said to have deposited in the  treasury Pacific railroad stock  which has never been returned. It  is also stated that Kuykendall has  filed the necessary evidence to establish the validity of the claim  with the executive department of  the government, and that it has  been adjudicated and forwarded to  the warrant division of the treasury department for payment. It is  also alleged that the chief clerk of  the warrant division has refused to  sign a letter acknowledging the receipt of the claim, and that treasurer Roberts refuses to pay the  sum named to the representatives  of the Durkee estate.  Alexander Is Obliging.  London, May 29.���A report is  current here, says the Odessa correspondent of the Staudard, on  apparently good authority, that  king Alexander of Servia has declared to Russia his readiness,  should he have no heir, to bequeath  the Servian throne to prince Danilo  of Montenegro, leaving the future  to decide the question of uniting  Servia and Montenegro under one  crown.  Berlin*, May 28.���Cabled extracts  of the decision of the United States  supreme court regarding insular  possessions were printed here tonight, almost without comment.  Bolkenbayn,   faces   tlie   Plaza" on-  Fifth avenue and is on  the third '  floor.   It consists of fourteen rooms -'  and   the   annual   rental is��� $8000.1  Since the signing of the lease on '  May 1st, Irving & Cassel,  Boston"  decorators,   have    had ' artists   at '->-  woik fitting the apartment up in  the most elaborate manner for Mr.-  Hill's occupancy.   A foreman comes  on from Boston every Monday and:  returns on Friday night.    Mr. Hill  has stated that his wife and daughters will be here about June 1st, at:  which time the apartments will be  ready for them.   Mr. Hill was not '.  in the city yesterday and his plans .,-,  concerning his palatial residence iu  St. Paul could not be learned.  Mr. Hill's determination to  become   one   of   the colony of. New  York   millionaires comes as a surprise to his friends 'in Wall street,  to whom ��� he has ever stated that  he was   a   farmer, unused   to "the  ways of  the  great metropolis aiid  not desirous  of  increasing his ac-���  quaintance.,   To a reporter who interviewed him just after the panic  occasioned ' by the, boom in North- ���  ern' Pacific 15eT"said: '"irdon'fkhow^  anything  about New York  or its-,  ways   and less  about Wall  street.  You must remember I am but aplain '  farmer from Hazelbrush and   the  ways of the metropolis are new to  me." At the timo Mr. Hill made this  statement   he  had already signed,  the lease for his apartments  in the  Bolkenhayn, and had  made up his,  mind  to get a  closer A'iow of the  city's methods  by becoming one of  its residents.  Mr. Hill's recent prominence in  the street and his alliance with Mr.  Morgan are believed to have moved  the Northwestern magnate to become a New Yorker, so that he  could be ou the ground and watch  happenings in the Street. To do  this as he has been doing it up to  the present time would necessitate  Iong~absences from his family; to  which his devotion is proverbial,  and so he has decided to bring them  here. The Bolkenhayn is really a  home annex of the Savoy, being  run under the same management.  Mr. Hill will have for neighbors in  the house Watson Dickerman, J. B.  Thomas, Jacob We/theim, Isaac  Guggenheim, A. W. Scholle, William Weed aud Wheaton Kun hard C.  .As&m  ~>M_  . ""���'issS  ��� ' v'/f*S  ~* '   **!*&  .-���v'tfJS  ' s?2il  - /^f  -xT^'-'i  - !,' "J  .;*?!  -���1*1  ��� The Insular Cases.  London, May 29.���The Daily  News, which comment* on the decisions of tho United States  Supreme Court in the insular cases  as "perhaps the most momentous  which the tribunal was ever called  on to make," regards them as a  curious issue to 120 years of  triumphant democracy and says:  "It is not progress but retrogression ; not the advancement of  humanity, but the disheartening  effect of our time. We venture to  think that the framers of the  United States constitution would  have laughed at the possibility of  such a development as incredible.  The decision has extricated president McKinley from an uncommonly awkward position, but it is  lamentable aud turning of the back  on all that has been the special  glory and distinction of the United  States in order to join the barbaric  scramble for the waste places of  the earth.'J   Confederates Meet.  Memphis, Tennessee,-. May 28.���  Nearly 2500 members of the United  Confederate Veterans, representing  1331 camps of the organization, met  in Confederate hall this morning  for their eleventh reunion. General Fitzhugh Lee, general Joseph  Wheeler and general John B. Gordon were among those present.  v��  m  -&i  ���>^i  ��>4 THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSOK, R CM WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 1901  I:  il:  tf'  I'  ft  1':  V-  :-'  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  STOCK TAKING SALE  Cur flssal year on  tho 31st of this month and in ord r to re  duce our stoo\ as much as possible beforo %n we offer th.e following :  SPECIAL   BARGAINS  ��� .Wl \ar.K H":iMi!y I'rinl.s fast colors, regular price 12Jc. now 10c.  :iit \ii��d- I'riiilol t'uinbric, regular prico 10c. nowTje-       , , ���      ���  ���-'ill j-M-d-. Kit ry Silks, aborted, in stripes and checks regular prico from oOc. lo  'SI, mm-jour rhoirn for SOc. ' ,,,,.,  A mrili l-i. of 111 iek .Silk and Satin Blouses, neatly tuckel and lined, regular  j r.eo $ 1", now ?'���: regular price ��12, now $(i.  EXTRAORDINARY   OFFER  Wc have about, twenty pieces of new and choico Costume Clol.h on hand, In  f.i-liiotia'.ili! ".liarti's and colors The regular price for a co-il.uiuo made up from  I he e woiiM he from S?5 (o S30. We now olFer to let you make your own msIcc-  1 ion from t.lin-p n nd we will make you up a costume to order, silk lined, for $20.  Wo have a few of those nice Parisian Hata left and will sell them nt largely  reduced price.-). ________  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  Baker  Street, Nelson.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  /f\  (tt  to  to  to  to  to  to  V&*''0'0'eZi"''&L��_:<i<i&:��;<;<: \k\  V���^���-a>'^'^4'^--S��� _ '.S���;_ ��� _��� _-'^/  Thr Cascade Record is of opinion that "Joe" Martin and Smith  Curtis, although si'lit, are both all  right   politically.    The   Record is  not posted as to what caused the  split.   When the Helmcken crowd  supposed      they     had     sufficient  strength   to   "down''    the    Dunsmuir government, one of the crowd  is said to have approached Smith  Curtis   with   a   proposition.    The  proposition is said to have been as  follows: "We have got seven mem-  " bers sure, and two more will come  " to us "at the  right time.    The Op-  " position  number eight,  and   the  " Independents have three.    Pooley  " is sick aud not able to get to the  " house.   We have the government  " sure.   Now, you join us, and  the  " Opposition and the  Independents  " can have three members of the  " cabinet and we will tako the other  " three; but it must be understood  " that Joseph is not to be one of the  " ministers."    Smith Curtis, so it is  said,   jumped   at   the.proposition,  and the Rossland Miner, his organ,  came out the next day and lauded  Helmcken and Curtis to the skies as  heaven-born leaders of  men.    Curtis," so it is  said,  had* the Opposition   leader   call   a   caucus, and  the proposition was laid before it.  The proposition was turned down,  aud Curtis walked out of the caucus a changed man.   The next day  in the house he announced that he  could no longer follow Joseph; that  henceforth   he   intended   to be   a  supporter   of    tho    Liberal-Labor  party   (of   wliich   lie   and   James  Wilks of Nelson aro  the sponsors).  The   farewell   to   Joseph was   received   iu   solemn   silence   in   the  house, but  when the speaker re-  MAPS OP NELSON...  '...'..ale  MEMO. BOOKS in many sizes, Leather, Cloth  or Taper Binding, from 5c to 50c.  VALISE3 at all pi icc3, from the cheapest imitation leather to the heavy leather,  lather Hmd, and at prices to correspond  with quality, all being good valuep.  TRUNKS���We think we offer exceptionally  good values.'  VIOLINS, Banjos, Guitars, Mandolins, Accordions. Wo arc rerUunly headquaiters  for these.  TO ITS, yes Toys galore.  FEATHER DCTSTBRS.  BOOKS���Always tho first to h ivo tho newest.  Investigate our Lending Library systim,  THOMSON STATIONERY CO. Ltd  BAKKR STUHKr.  .NELSON, V. C.  PIANOS TO  RENT.  1'erred to his new political affiliations lie was enthusiastically  applauded by the full strength of  the Labor party���the member from  Nanaimo City, Mr. .Hawthorn-*  thwaite. That is how the split  came about between Joseph Martin  and Smith Curtis. Helmcken and  his crowd were anxious to sacrifice  Dunsmuir so as to be in a position  to help Jim Hill and the V. V. & E.  railway. Smith Curtis was willing  to shove Martin into the background so long as he (Curtis) could  get office aud help Helmcken help  Hill. But Joseph Martin has mote  political horse sense in a minute  than such men as Helmcken and  Curtis can acquire in a lifetime. He  turned Curtis down, and by so  doing clipped the claws of the  Helmcken strikers.  This relations between the local  brewers and some of the local retail  liquor dealers are not as amicable  as they might be.     The brewers  claini   they   are helping  to make  Nelson   a   town; that   the capital  they have invested in buildings and  plant aggregates a large sum; that  their employees all live in the town.  In   other words, they claim they  are   manufacturers���a    class   that  Nelson must encourage, if the town  is to be something   more than a  mere country trading place.   They  say, all things  considered, it is only  fair   that  the  patronage   of local  liquor dealers should be given them  in  preference to brewers in - Spokane and other outside places. The  Trihune has always stood for the  upbuilding of Nelson, aud its every  effort has been in the direction of  educating people up to the idea of  patronizing home industries.   TJie  retail liquor dealers of Nelson have  had  their   privileges    well    safeguarded, and  they  should appreciate the situation and not antagonize, tp too great an  extent,  enter -  Whii.b Smith Curtis at Victoria  was playing to put Martin in the  background, his political ally, James  Wilks, was laying pipe to carry  Kootenay. He (Wilks) was to contest Nelson riding, and to that end  his followers at once began a campaign of mud-throwing. The members for Nelson and Slocan were  denounced as "no good" and "traitors." No epithet was mean enough  to use against "Bob" Green and  John Houston. These mitd-throw-  er3 are still at work, but their claws  are being clipped, and were an  election held tomorrow thoy would  not be a factor that would count  for much. ���    ��� ��� *  "prises that.are"almost sole!jHIepen-  dent on the town in which they aire  doing business. But human nature  is much the same the world over.  Few men, or women either, will  sacrifice creature comforts for mere  sentiment, and fewer still will purchase a home-made article if it costs  more thon a similar article made  elsewhere.  TiiK mail service between Nelson  and Rossland is most wretched. Although trains leave both places at  7 o'clock in the-morning and reach  both places at 11 o'clock, or in four  hours, all mail matter takes a  roundabout trip through the United  States, and the mail that leave's  Rossland for Nelson is twelve hours  in transit. Tho blockheads who  manage our postal facilities cannot  see why a c'hange should be made,  and our member of parliament is so  busy with more weightier matters  that he overlooks it.  were not so employed. This should  be clearly thown to the comtuisbion,  and the men to do it are the men  who, somehow, manage to live in  Nelsou without "employing or patronizing the Chinese. How many  such men are there in Nelson?  E. O. SmitH of Southeast Kootenay is the advocate of tho miner an 1 tho prospector, and pes-  tossing a peculiarly picturesque ttyle, lie always  commands attention. He is au example ot ono  who voted os his convictions dictated, aid for  doing no lost; about ��10 OflO appropriation fo hi-i  di-trict. Th's was actually promised him I), tl.-e  ministers on the eve of tho vote on tha Loan  Hi!, but after he had come np in tliat "d.al t,s  one of Cnrtis's aces, the pledges wero all forget-  tan. Today ho asks what is tho word of u member of the cabinet worth?  The above is from the Vancouver  World, and is a sample of the  venom iu constant use by tho V. V.  and E. press. Mr. Smith is a well-  meaning but peppery old gentleman. It is safe to say that his riding did not lose a dollar through  his hanging on to tlie coat-tails of  Smith Curtis. East Kootonay has  always been well cared for in the  estimates, and was not neglected ut  the last session.  w  {0' 00 ' 00- 00- 00- 00 ' 00* 00 - 00* 00 ' 00'-  ^^0 . 00 .00 . 00 -00 . 00 .00 . 00  _^ _���*��� &~ ���g^*^-: ���&*-$&����� **_�����  ^ .00 .00 . 00 .00 . 00 .00 .  zrxiizixxxxzzzzzzxzzxzzzzzzzzzxixxxzxxxzx  to  BUTTERICK  PATTERNS  What Goes Up in Smoke.  The fire Josses in Canada for the  week ending May 18th were $140,-  000, of which $73,000 was covered  by insurance.:' The bulk of this loss  was sustained at the Walkervillo  match factory fire, the loss of  which was $115,000, and upon  which the whole of the insurance  returned was carried. The losses  in the United States for tho same  period were $1,832,000, with insurance of $878,000. These figures  cover only fires in which a loss of  $10,000 or over is sustained.  xzxzT.nzzzzzzzxzxzzzxzxzxzzzxzxzzzzz-axzx  rvine  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  IIIXIIZXISXIIXUZXZII  1  JUNE DELINEATOR  NOW READY  ixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxixxsxxxxxxxxxxxxxixxxzxt  to  to  9\  to  ���w Goods Ju  to  Women's Summer  Underwear  Summer Underwear in Cotton,  Lisle, Wool and Silk, with  either short or long sleeves.  These range iri prices from ioc  to $2.50.  Magnolia Wreath From Florid*?.  For seveial years Florida has celebrated the birthday of queen Victoria at Port Tamp/i. Many thousand citizens of the Gulf stales  have attended these celebrations to  honor the beloved ruler of a friendly  power and-to indorse the sentiment  of colonel T. T. Wright, "a friendly  unification of the English-speaking  family." A feature of these celebrations was planting and dedicating a magnolia tree to queen Victoria by colonel Wright, tho founder and organizer of the yearly  Florida . queen Victoria birthday celebrations. The wreath sent  by the Port Tampa chamber.of  commerce to place on the tomb of  queen Victoria was culled from  leaves of ten flourishing Victoria  magnolia trees planted each year  from 1890 to 1900.  to  torn  9\  9\  to  to  Women's Kid Gloves  Fownes celebrated Kid Gloves,  suede and glace, . in all new  shades from $i to $2.50 per  pair. _  AND PLACED IN STOCK  Wash Skirts.  Crash Skirts from $r  to $3  White Pique from $1.50 lo $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 $r0to $2.25.  fix  to  to  to  aces  ���to  Valenciennes Laces, always  neat and stylish. We have  many qualties. A Strong line  of edgings and insertions at  20c to $3 per dozen.  ',Wen's Sun]rr|er  Underwear  In Palbriggan, Natural Wool,  Silk Mixed and all Silk, from  50c to $i"5 per garment.  to  /fl  to  to:  to  to  m  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXIIXXIXXXIXI  NEW  WASH  ��� VEILING  \iXZX3 RxxxxxxxxxxxxxTxxxxxxx:xxxxxxxx2xxxxr  Fred Irvine &  36  Baker  Street  to I  l^.^j^^^ ��� ^^ *0^ ��� 0^ *0^ * ����__ *f!^ ��� 0^ *0^ * 09? *0* ��� ^0 m00 * 0^ *0^ ��� ^0 * ��� ^9k * ^J^* *^fc ���J2l^# ^"K * ^j%*. ^^ * ^^  j ������!��' ^_^_&0 ^^XX*'4^^0 ^9^^^_\\X\90 ^_XXX\*0<k^^0 ^^&0lB0* ^0'4_XXX\*' ^^**^_\W*0 ^_XXXX^^^^0 ^feM - *00 '^fr "<Bi ><*8^-<2B> '^C^''<4&> <^V&  [piiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiijiiniiiiiiiiii;  MAILORDERS Q  (j PROMPTLY ij  h FILLED |j  B 9  SlxxxixiixixixxxxxxixixxxxxixxxxixxixixxxniJ  00 ' 00' 00 ��� 00' '00 ' 00  ���to  Your Eyes and  Our Optical  Department  CIIAPTIOU VII.'  Edward Bok, in his articles in Jann-  ary Ladies'Home Journal, entitled "A  National Crime at. the Keel, of American I'iirentu," sa>v: "Jn (Ivu cilies -in  our country alone tlin:e wore during  tho past school term over Ifi.OPO children, between the atros of 8 and 11, taken  out of the public rc.IiooIk because the'r  nervous systems were wieckotl :<n'd  Lheir minds were incapa'jle of Rcinf^  any further in the infernal cramming  system which exists tod:ty in our-schools. *  And these lfi.000 helpless little wrecks  arc simply the'chilflrcn wokiiow.about."'  In the public scboorB in Haltimorotho..  -��>ye'^ofi53-,0fiSiiiiipils=woreioxiiini*n��,fl*=by;===  the' test-, ordinarily used, and the results aro interesting and suggestive:  .1)051 pupils were found to have such defective eyesight as to .mako school  work unsafe; 13 per cent of the children'  were found not to bo in the enjoyment  of normal vision..  Why run chances whon you can know  definitely without cost.* **  [To be Continued.]  BROWN BROS.  Opticians and Jewelers  ��� Thon) will bo a silting of tho ltoynl Commission ru nhlwFc and Japanese inimiKration at the  Court House in Nelson at 10 o'clock a. in. on  Wednesday, the 2!lth instant.  V. J. DEANK, Secretary.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  333*-*a******��fef*.fre*fe*&��*  Coffee Roasters  Dealers ln Tea and Coffee  We arc ollering at lowest prices tho heat  ���grades of Coylon, India, China and Jauan  Teap.  Our Host, Moehft and Java ColFeo, per  pound 9 in  Mocha and Java Hlend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend (Jofleo, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Hlend Cofl'eo. 6* pounds  1 00  Kio Blond CWco, U pounds " 1 00  Special Hlend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST [BAKER STREET, NELSON.  flelsonSawandPlanin  Limited.  CHARLES  HILLYER, HARRY. HOUSTON,  President and General Manager. . Secretary-Treasurer  All Communications to be addressed to either of the above  MODERN  CONCENTRATOR  100 Tons Capacity.  LEDGERWOOD   HOIST  ^ELEGTRIG=SiNKING,BUIVH?==  ONE PAIR 8-INCH and ONE  PAIR 16-INCH WATERWHEELS  And Other Plant.  VOIt I'AKTICULARS APPLY TO  Revelstoke  Station, B.C.  P. 0. BOX 172  Tub Royal Commission thafc is  investigating the Chinese-Japanese  question will begin sitting in Nelson  this forenoon. There are more Chinese in Nelson than in any town iu  fche province outside of the Coast  cities. But notwithstanding this,  few are employed as laborers. They  are employed in Chinese laundries  and as hotel and household help.  Yet, notwithstanding their employment is limited to these avocations,  the town would be better if they]  To Jon v J. McAndrkws or to any porson or persons to whom he may have transferred his  ���    interestin thelilackDiamondMincralClaim,'  situate  on 'the  north" side of Bear Greek',*  ahout three miles from the town of Ymir,  , *  .lying south of and adjoinini' the  Evening  Hlar Mineial Claim, Nelson Mining Division  of West Kootenay Disti ict, and recorded in  ,   tin) recorder's ofllce for tho Nelson Mining  IlivUion..  You and each of y>u are herehy notified that, I  have cxpendcflTwo Hiindrca andTwclvedollars  and Twenti'-fivo.cents ($212.2f>) in labor and im;  proveincntH upon the above mentioned minoral  claim in order to holdisaH..'mineral claim under  the provisions ot the Mineral Act. and if within  ninety daya; froni thbdate of this not.ice you fail  or refuse to contribute yoiir proportion of such  expenditures together with all costs of advortls-  ing your interests in said claims will bocomo tho  property of the subscriber under section 4 of an  Act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, 1000." ' ���   JOHN I)H)AN.   ���  Dated at Nelson this 27th day of April. 1901.  NOTICE. '    ':  No'Ice Is hereby given that I Intend to apply  at the noxt. sittings of t' e Hoard of Licence-Commissioners for tho City of Nelson, to be held after  tho expiral ion of thirty days from thedato hereof,  for a transfer of the ret ill liquor li ence now held  by mo for tho ltoyal hotel situate on lots 3and I,  block 2!), sub-division of lot its in Iho Ciy ot N'eN  son, to J. Lovell Smith of the said City of Nelson.  SOL JOnNS.  Witness: W. R. Wassan.  Dated tliis fourteenth day ot March. 190L  GARDEJTSEEDS  Wo havo opened up tho largest shipment of  bec t quality, fresh garden seeds ever brought to  tho Itooteniy country. We are selling largo  quantities already and you will note our way Is  (liU'orcnt from that of oilier dealers in this district, in that  WE SELL BY WEIGHT  As well as by package, and though tho quality  . is the best the price is tho same as in Toronto.  Make out a list and send to us and wo will guarantee satisfaction.  IN FLOWER SEEDS  We also have a largo assortment-^lO different  varieties and colors of Sweet Peas to select  from and an endless variety of othor kinds.  (JAMDA DRUG & BOOK CO.  IC. ��� W.b. rilock.       Corner Ward and Bakor St s  R.B, REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD   W0RK<*.��  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rs.il, 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  0    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.   BULLS : HALL STREET WHARF  WHOLESALE TRADE  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPK & CO., L1MITKD.-Coiner Vornon  ��� and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacUirors  of and wholoutile dealors in inrated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents, for Halcyon Spvin-ga  minoral water.   Tulophouu 00.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLlis!  WK. TKRTZKL & CO.-Cornor Bailor and  ��� JuKRphino stroots, Nelson, whob-salo doal  orf In as'-wyers supplios. Agents ior Ponvo  Fire Clav Co.-of Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.       !"  , EVANS &  CO.���l.'aker .street, Nolson  wholesale     dealers   in    liquoni,    cigars  comont. lire brick and firo olay, wator plpo and  ��� stool rallH, and general commission mordants.  ~- 7 ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIED  KOOTKNAY KLKCTttTO SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COM I 'AN Y���VVhoh:siiledeal-  .'eif.ln tolophnnos, annunciators, bells, batteries,  "fixture:-!, otc, Houston block. Nelson,  ~ FLOUK AND FEED! ~  pitACKMAN - KKK MILLING COMPAN X  ���lJ ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed ears shipped lo all Kootonay 1'oinlg.  (���train oloval.ors at al! principal points on Calyary-  Kdmoiiiou H. H. Mills at victoria. New Wusli  minster, and JCdmmilon. Alberta.   FRESH ASD SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Hnker  slirent),- Nelaon,  H.J  p  ���*- *   -.vhoin-talo dealsrn !n fresh aud ourod moa'jsi  Cold storn*;o.  "     ~      QROUEPJES. :  A MACDONALD ft-. CO.-Cornur J'Yont and  ���. Hall titrost^, wholesale grocers and  'obhbrs in blankeus, glovoa.mii.ts, buots, rubbers,  oiaolttiiivWH and Hi-.nfjrs' sundries.  KOO'J'lCNAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY.   UJil-  l'KI)���Voracu   firect, Nelsou,   wholc-salo  groc6i'��.  TORN CHOLjn'l'CFt & CO  V    son, v.iiuiosalo Kwcorrf.  -Fronb streot, Nel  f   Y. CUtlKFtN S: CO.-Fjout st-reeti, Nolson  ' -   vrholo_��.:ii_   dealors   In   provisions,   ourad  niKS.trf, buMor and >iKKa.  Corner linker and Josophlne  Ic^rhuilcrH-lii-fiAt'tl���  AhitiiLv for Uiant  TRfflMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKKR STRKKT, NKLSON  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated by Steam 25 Cents to $1  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKKR STRKKT. NKLSON.  Special attention Riven to all kinds of repairing  and custom work from O'.*flido points. Heavy  bnltw mado t^i nrdnr onnhnrl nnf.lee. *  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air,  Madden \\ouse  Halter and Ward  Streote, Nelson  O" OYKRS & CO.-1 :uriter unKcrnnd Josoun  =-i^��=Hl��oet��r=WolKC��fiwholosalc^fiiKili;VH-lii-lia.i,��l-.  warn and  minlug cuppllc-i.  Powder <Ji>.   T AWRWNCK    HA'RJ>\VARB    COMPANY  ���*->   n.A,kor St*,,  Noisoi),   *t\-l;o',esaie   doalern In  hardw.'W and iiiiuln;; ��ijppi!c-a, Mul water aud  piiiinburs' supplies.  LTqU08S~AND D8Y GOODS. '  ipUHNKU, ���nWlfi't'ON & CO.-Cornor Vornon  -1- and Josephlno streets, Nolf.on, wholopaio  dealers tn liquors, cigars aurt dry booub. Agoufca  for Pabst llrnwlng Co. of Mllwaukeo aud Cal  tiary llrotvinR Co. of Caippiry.  SASH_AHI) ��0ORS.  N'KUiON E.4VV- AND PINNING M1LL3.  LIMITKD-Comor I-'ront and Hail strHote,  NcJficn, msumfafituroi-s of and wbolo��ilo dealers  lu i-"Ant\ und doorfll nllkiui'n of faelory work ixtudo  f.< ordor.  WWES AJ"Jn~CJT3ARS~  LIKORNIA    AYINM   COMPANY.    LIMI '  TICD-Cnrn'T HVonti Biul Hall streets. Nol  *'ju, wholosalo dwilen; i��, v/1u<ih (chho ami bulk,  and dnmnsMo nnd Ir/mni'tjirt niaari.  ' -  ARCHITECT.  A    C. KWART��� Arehllcct.   Room 3 Aberdeen  *x*-**   blmik. Maker stroet. Nelson.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Coi-uer Vloterld and Koolieuar Strepte.  P. O. Hot MQ. TK1.KPHONH1 NO. ����  The only hotol In Nolson that) has remained  under one iuaiiasoinnct-.uiiicu liZHS.  The bed-rooms are ivoll furnished and lighted  by oleotriolty.  Tho bar la al*vraya stocked hy fcho best flom fl-  tilo aud Imported liquors and cigars,  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT   THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  Largo comfortable bedrooms and  flrsb-olosa  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial mon.  RATES $2 PER DAY  ftjrs. E. 0. GlarKe, Prop.  LATR OV THR BOTAL nOTKL. OAUIABT  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Managor  Bar stocked with beat brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigara. Boor on draught Largo oomfor!)  able rooms.  Slrat-class bfthle boa d.  Everybody   Welcome  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  TRKMONT HOTKL BLOCK.  Largo atXJCk of high-class imported goods. A  Specialty of tho squaro shouldor���tho lateab  Eashionln coats. %>-&.-! J&'^r'r-'T'A-, ~7.tf.K-J  THE  TRIBUTE: NELSON", B. C, WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 1901  -SI  BAffi OP I9NTML  CAPITAL. all paid up....$12,000,000.00  RBST  :    7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427.180.80  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...President  Eton. Goorgo A. Drumraond Vice-President  K. S. Cloi'ston General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  ���vomer Baker and Kootenay Stroets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Mranohos lu London (England) New Yokk,  CniCAGO, aud all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Kxchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial aud - Trnvolors' CroditR,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Gulled ions Mado. Etc.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH 18 AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  $8,000,000  -   $2,000,000  AGCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Saving's Bank Branch  CintUKNT HATK OF INTKItKBT 1'AfI).  CANNIBALISM   IN   AFRICA  A Vivid Exposure.  Bkussels, May 28.���A sensation  has been caused by a book entitled  "Iu tlie Congo," just published, tho  author of wliich is Mi Mandet-  Gmneey. Ifc contains a vivid exposure of the cannibalism whicli is  still tolerated iu that part .of  Africa which is under either French  or Belgian rule. "This morning  about 7 o'clock," says tlie author, "a  man  was executed.   A   rope   was  placed, around his neck  and with it  he was hung from a tree at a height  '  of about thirty feet.    At 10 o'clock  the  chief of his village  appeared,  carrying  in  a  basket a hen, some  eggs and a  bottle of bmudy, and  requested us  to  let him  take the  body  of  the  victim,  since it  was  '.that   of   his own brothetv   Then,  without the slightest hesitation, he  explained that he desired to eat the  body.     The  necessary   permission  being granted, the chief told one of  his   wives,  two   of   whom  accompanied him, to cut down the body,  and  at   once she  climbed  up  the  tree  and  severed the  rope.      The  chief then cut a leg from the body,  and after his wives  had  cooked  it  they all sat down and ate ifc.   Soon  afterward they went home,  taking  with   them  the  remainder of  the  body, with the intention of eating  it in the evening.   In market places  may very often be seen a man holding by a short ropo a slave,  who is  generally   a boy   about   14  or 15  years old, aud  whose  body is covered with oil, so that it has a fine,  giossy appearance.     For weeks the  boy   has  been  carefully fattened,  and now his master has brought  him to market to 9ell him,". just as  ho would bring any. other animal.  That the boy knows the fate which  is in storo for him is certain, yet no  one   could be   more indifferent or  .stolid than  he.      Epicures  gather  nround him and feel his flesh iii order to test its quality, while others  mark out with chalk the portions  which they are willing to purchase."  Changes in Royal Household.  Sweeping changes were inaugurated recently in the royal establishments at Windsor. The elder  servants were pensioned. Fraser,  tho late queen's police superintendent, goes into retirement, and head  keepers and gardeners disappear  into the obscurity .of the pension  list. Tiie. prince consort's rooms  wliich had been closed for many  years by queen Victoria's orders,  =ha-ve.=b.een=opened=aud=refm*M3hed=  in modern style, and the state  apartments have been transformed  into rooms where the members of  the royal family can live iu comfort. The Jubilee presents and  many favorite pictures of queen  Victoria have been sent to London  and the queen's personal belongings .have been distributed among  the members of her family.  The collies have been distributed  among the people of Windsor and  various princesses. King Edward  and queen Alexandra care little for  anything but pugs and terriers.  Next month 5000 dozens of costly  wine from the late queen's cellars  will be sold at public auction in  London. Each bottle will have the  royal label on it. Various reasons  are given for this almost unprecedented action. The most probable  consists in the fact that royal hospitality is now generally confined  to whiskey and soda, and champagne, and to the lapse of the practice by whicli many court functionaries formerly received daily a bottle of Madeira or Port as part of  their salaries.  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,- Robt. Kilgour,  President;       Vico-Presldent.  London Ofllce, 00 Lombard Streot, ��1. O.  New  York   Office, 18   Exchange   Place,  and 6i Branches in Canada and tbo  United States.        '  IIPMIAL BAM  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  $2,600,000  $1,726,000  IT. S. HOWL AND.  1). K. WILK1E....  E. HAY    President.  .General Manager.   Inspector.  Troliey-Car Funerals.  Trolley funerals are the next  thing on. the programme. At  Sterling, Illinois, a company is  forming for the purpose of building  a complete line of funeral trolley  cars. The hearse is to be an  elaborate affair. Its upper part  will be composed mainly of plate  glass, the coflin resting in the  middle of .the car on a stand. Tlie  motorman is shut off from tho main  portion of the car, and privacy is  assured for the dead. Tlio car will  be black. Behind the trolley hearse  "Tl'ition of affairs in Brazil is scarcely  better. The Brazilian government  has no department- corresponding  to our Geographical or Coast and  Geodetic Surveys. Tiie only exploring dono lias been carried on by tlie  states. There are large tracts in  (ho northern part of Brazil which  have never been crossed, as far as  is known, by any white man.  Couldn't Stand Prosperity.  Special master Joseph C. Cross,  appointed by the court of chancery  of Now Jersey to take evidence in  the -suit foio divorce instituted by  Mi-h. Ann Kent against her husband, William H. Kent of Summit,  N. J., filed his report recently, recommending the granting of a decree. Rev. Dr. Hooper, pastor of  the Presbyterian church* at New  Providence, married the couple on  April 22. 1SS);J. The bride was then  53 years of age. The bridegroom,  who hai been 'her coachman, was  only IS. The marriage caused a  great sensation. Mrs. Kent's first  husband was Alexander Neary. She  owned considerable real estate and  was possessed of a large amount of  money. Shortly after their marriage Kent purchased somo valuable trotting horses and was seen  driving wifch other women. Mrs.  Koufc hired a detective and then  began an action for divorce. Kent  is now a brakeman on the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad.   Presbyterians Adjourn.  Fiiit.AUKU'iiiA, May 28.���The ono  hundred and thirteenth Presbyterian assembly was dissolved afc  (5:15 o'clock tonight by moderator  Mintou, after having been in session  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  interest allowed on deposits..  Present rate  three percent.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  will come a car designed for carrying flowers. Its sides willJ be of  plate glass, and there will be  refrigerating arrangements for  keeping the flowers fresh. Next  will come a car for relatives and  friends of the dead. The interior  will bo so arranged that the seats  will look as much as possible like  those of a private carriage. Thero  will bo practically three carriages  to each car.  J. It. Johnson, president of the  Rock Falls Manufacturing Company of Sterling, is organizing tho  funeral trolley road. The tracks  for this road will pass through the  cities of Rockford, Oregon, Byron,  Dickson and Rock. Falls. These  places are manufacturing centers,  and the introduction of trolley  funerals will save the working people a great deal of money. Arrangements are being made to have  the tracks for the funeral cars enter the various cemeteries near the  cities named, and the principal  churches of these places will be  along the line of route. There is a  certain amount of prejudice against  the trolley funeral in the district  mentioned, but president Johnson  feels confident that as soon as the  public sees how finely the cars are  -appointed- this sentiment will  vanish. -  Unexplored South America.  South America is now the least  known of all the continents. It  has much larger areas which have  never been visited by white men  than -Africa. Lay this to the Monroe doctrine, if you like. What's  the use of Europeans exploring the  place when Uncle. Sam won't let  them annex ifc ? Most of the cities  along tho coast of South America  were settled in the Columbian era.  Civilization is in fact much older  there than in North America. Yet  for nearly three hundred -.years  there has nofc been much organized  attempt to explore the interior.  The first expedition sent out by a  S nith American goyernment was in  1S75. Many of these countries are  withoufc exact maps of their own  territory. Most of tho maps in use  havo been made by explorers from  Europe or the United States.  The greater part of the immense  tract of land iu the middle of the  continent from Venezuela to Chili  has not yet reached tho roughest  pioneer state of settlement. A con-*  sidcrable part of Colombia is still  wholly unknown. Tho soveral  Atlantic states, even as far north as  Uruguay, have many blank sections  on their maps. The Guiana?,' except for a strip along thejeoast, are  practical jy unknown.      The^coii^  SAVINC?  THK   CUKKKKT   R.  BANK   DEPARTMENT.  TK   OF    INTKKK8T   ALLOWED.  to  to  to  9\  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  nearly two weeks, during which  time many matters of the utuKSb  importance to the church were considered. Chief among them was  those regarding.the revision of the  confession of faith. After a discussion continuing nearly four days  this momentous question was referred.to a special committee, who  will make recommendations as to  the manner in^ which the creed  should be reviled and present-tliem  to the next general assembly, which  will meet; in New York. Today for  the first time since the assembly  convened the equanimity of-the  commissioners was disturbed" by  the  introduction of   personalities.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  Established In Nelson 1890.  JUNE   WEDDINGS  THE MONTH OF ROSES AND WEDDINCS WILL SOON BE HERE.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  Wh.it tho wedding present shall bu la then tbe question of tho hour, and in  very many ins'anccs some da'nly pieces may le selected fiom our t-teck,  which Is Immense There will be found among other thing?, Sterling Tra  and CotFeo Sots, Plated Tea and Coffee Seta, Cuke Baskets, Fruit' Dishes,  Nut Howls, Bon-Bons, Berry Sots, Trays, Oak Ware, Uisquo V are, Brass  Ware, Cut Olass, Flat Ware, Onyx Tables, Pianos, Sewing Machines, and  a thousand other things too numerous to mention.  CALL AND INSPECT OUR LINES  BEFORE BUYINC  ELSEWHERE  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as we employ none but the best  workmen.  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, B. C.  For Sale or Bent.���Piano at the  Old Curiosity Shop.   .���  ; For Sale���Threo teams of heavy  horses. Apply G. W. Patterson, Nel.son, II. C.  I To rent���Two large furnished  front, rooms! Applewhaile block, opposite Oddfellows' ha 1.  To L^t���Furnished front room,  with or without board. Apply four doors above  City Hall, Victoria street.  Western Canadian Employment  Ofllco ���Wanted���Woman cook, two waitresses  and girl for general housowork.  For sale���$2000 will buy 50-foot  lot at; oornor of Vernon and Hall streets. Owner,  F. J. Km ley, Oklahoma City, O. T.  Large,  well-furnished   rooms  to  T lot. Apply rooms 1 and 5 Macdonald block,  corner Josephine and Vernon.  . For sale or   rent���A   first-class  boarding house. Central locality. -Reasonable  terms. (.Apply to Box IS, City.  ��� To  rent���Oflice in the   Turuer-  Boecko block, corner Ward and Bakor. Apply  to John A. Turner.  ; Japan Tea of all  kinds  to suit  your taste. Sun Cured. Spider Leg, Pan Fired  In bulk or packages.   Kootenay Colleo Co.  ���;'. Gold,  copper, silver,  lead  mines  ami prospects wanted. ��� Send report and samples ���  to the  1'i'osDcclors' Exchange,  Nelson,; B. C,  Room 4, K. W-C Block. c-  For sale���Tug boat Red Star aud  bar-go at reasonable figures to*c-ush purchaser, on  t'mo ���with- good - security. Apply co Ontario  Powdor Works, Nelson, li. C.  For comfort and convenience go  to tho Ice Cream Parlors of J. A. McDonald,  Baker street, where every attention aud requisite is supplied. '  . Free milling gold properties.   We  arc anxious to secure a fowfrec milling gold pro-  ���porties at once. The Prospectors Kxchange,  Nebon, B. C, Room 4, K-W-C Block.  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we  aro soiling at thirty cents per pound is giving  the best of satisfaction to onr many customers.  Kootenay Coffoo Co.  We   have   Indian,   Ceylon    and  China Teas in great variety, choicest quality..  We mako a specialty of blending teas and sell  thorn in any quantity at lowest rales. Kootenay  Coffee Co -    .  to  to  9}  9\  to  9\  9\  9\  to  . ritw��� ___, ___. __.. ���                               __.  '-c-'S"S*S��-ff'S's-flf'tf-g'S-g-g-jg-tf-ii-tf        �����>'-S'S'S'^'S'��-~->->'***----'-- ���i *-*W>  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  m-  to  9\  9\  to  to  9\  to  to  to  9\  to  to  9*  9}  to  m  3i  m  -***|  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows^   Inside~Fimsh^^^^  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  * of all klndf.  IT W1IAT YOU WANT 18 NOT IN STOCK  WB WILL MARK IT FOB YOU  CALL AND GET PRIOBF,  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND fcAKK BTKEKTR, NELBON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNKR OF  -i  HKNDKYX AND VJKRNON'-STREKTS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Dot rs.  Special order work will recfive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  THEi  Mansfield Manufacturing Co.  nelson, b. c.  Builders and  Contractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brlek &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our produets at lowest  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure. '.,,"  It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our  marble products, and next season we shall be 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 Roek havo taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition In 1899 and also this year. We also  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone. _      '  We  Builders.  are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  tor The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Co., Ltd  E Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Hicad Office at  NELSON,. B.  0.  Markets at   Nolson,   Roaslarid,   Trail,   Kt^, ^rgtth,,^^don,^ilyertonl_Ne^  ==Denvorr"R&v61gtoke~Forgnson OruiuTForkB, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.    Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS Or  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLK8ALH AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STBEET  ORDKHa BY MAIL RKGBUVIB OARHaVVh AMV PROMPT Ar.VKWTION  ���jzizzxzzzzzzzzxxzzxzi_xxzzzzixzzzzzxx).zzzzxxxxixztzzzxzzxxzxxzixzxxxixzxzxzxzxxxzztzxxzx.axLzizxzizztxxiirnnq  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block,  NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  Parties having' mining properly for aale aro requested to Bond samples of their ore to the  JOxchango for exhibition. We dealro to hear from all prospectoi s who havo promltring mineral  claims in British Columbia. ���  Prospectors and mining men aro requested to mako the Kxchange their headquarters wheu   H  in Nolnon. I "  All samples .should bo sont by exprcHS, Prepaid,   Correspondence solicited.   *  Address all communications to  Telephone 104 ANDREW F.   ROSENBERGER,  P.O. Box 700 ISIelsbn, B. Cv g  ixxzzxzzzzzzzjzzzxzzzxzxzzzzzzzxxzzxzi!Zxazmzzixxzxxiiznzzxiizxitizxxajiztzxzzzxzzzzx]nxixiixziiizzixizxx.-S  W. P. TIERNEY  Telophono 205.  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Ofllce: Two Doors West C. P. R. Offices  FURNISHED   HOUSES  Wo have several good furnished houses to lot  for the Hummer months.  H.  &   M.   BIRD  broken an b block;  All Kinds of  Teaming  Work.  and Transfer  Agcntfl for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington lirlck, Ijiruo & Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents  and brokers.  All coal and wood strictly cash on dellvory.  APPOINTMENTS.  PROVINCIAL SKCRKTAHY'S OFFICE.  H'lS HO VOUitthe Administrator of tho Government in  Council  has been ploasod to  mako the following appointuiontK���  15th May. 1S01.   .  Chaki.es E. Hamilton, of Golden, Kequire, to  be���     '.'������*���'       .  .''��� Deputy' Registrar of the County Court of Kootenay holden at Golden:  Deputy District Registrar of the Golden Registry of the Supremo Umiri.; and .  Deputy Mining Kicordcr of the Golden Mining  Division.  Kith May, 1901.  Rr.ON Ezra Chipman-, of the City of Kaslo, Es-  quiie, J. P., to be��� ������*...*  Gold Commissioner for the Ainsworth, Slocan  and Slocan City Mining Divisions;  ���  Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works  nnd Government Agent for tho Slocan Hiding of  the,West Kootenay Electoral District; vice .1. A.  Turner, Ksciuiio, whose -"-jurisdiction as Gold  Commissioner f"rtbo Ainswo-lh Division and as  Assistant Commissioner of Lands and '.Works  and Government Agent foe tho Slocun Riding,  has been cancelled accordingly:  Stipendiary Magistrate for tho County of  Kootenay; and  llegistrur of Births, Deaths and Marriages for  t> c said Slocfin Hiding..  Ai.EXA.vnKK Lucas, of the City of Kaslo, Esquire, lo be���  Mining Recorder for the Ainsworth Mining  Division;  Registrar of the County Court of Kootenay.  holden at Kaslo;  District Registrar of tho Ka^lo Registry of tho  Supreme Court, vico IC. 10. Chipman, Ksquiro,  and  Collector of Votes for. the Slocan Riding of tho  West Kootenay Electorul District* vice D. C.  Kurtz, Kcquire, relieved of the said otllco.  All such appointments lo take ell'ect from lhe  13l.li day of May instant.  IJakuv WmaiiT, of tho Cityof Nelson, Esquire, .Mining Hecorder, to be���  Assessor and Collector for Ihe Nolson Assessment District, vice E. E. Chipman, Et-quire.  Such appointment to lake ell'ect on the 1st day of  July,* 1!J01.  IJkniiv Ntciioi.-so.vand Ainsi.kv Mkoicaw, of  Camp McKinney, Ksquires, Justices,-of Iho  I'eaue, to hold a Hmall Dobls.Court in ami for nil  I hat portion of East Yale, south of tho foot of  Okauiigan Lake, including Twonty-M.'le Creek.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON    SOCIALISTIC    FDUCA1IONAI  CLUil moots every Sund \y at 3 oclock p.m.  in tho Minors' Union Hall.   A c:>rdiul invitation  is extended lo every one tocoir.o and lake part ^  in discussions.   John Roberts,.secretaiy.  LAUNDRY WOHKKRS1 Ui\ ION OV NEL-^ON  . No. 85!M, A K. of L.���Me�� ts in Mmei s' U nion  Hall, C. P. It, (dock, corner of Iiaker and Stanl  ley streets, on fourth Fridnj in cvprj month at  7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting uiciiil** r-. of A'iioncan  Federation coidially invitert toatlcud. C. Fied-  rick, president; A. W. McKec, becrelarj.  TELEPHONE Iff.  ^ Office 184 Balder St.  NOTICE.  STBAM  HOII.KH I.V.SrKCTOHS'  K.VA.MI.VATION.  API'LICATIONS for examination for Steam  Uoiler inspectors will be received by - thu  Chief Inspector of Hoilers, New Wesl minster, H.  C, up to June 10th, 1*901. Applicants must be  lintwoen the ngps of '23 and SO years, I hoy must  have had at least live years' priicical workshop  experience as machinists or boiler n-akcrs, and  must also have a thorough understanding of  slemu engineering.  Forms of particulars may be obtained, on rev  iiliiestoMiitondingappIieantflrfrOti^tlHsChiefln"  speotor of  Slcam Hoilers, New Westminster,'!!.  (.'., and must ho properly filled in and returned  10 him on or before the ��hove-menlioned dale.  The candidates selected for cxaiiiinaiion will  then he notified as to date and pluce of examination.  Tho salary will ho $100 per month.  W. C. VVIOLLH,  Chief f lommissioner of Lauds aud Works.  Lands and Works Department, Victoria, M.C,  May 22nd, 1901.  SHERIFFS SALE.  Province of llritish  Columbia,   Nelson,  Wost  Koolcnny, lo-wit:  Hy virtuo of two writs of Fieri Facias issued  out of tho supreme court of llritish Columbia, at  thu suits of J. I. Ifavar, carrying on business  under thu flrui name and stylo of J. & I. Moll,  and James MoCreadv & Company, Limited,  plaint ill's, and to mo directed against the goods  and chattels of Samuel Ncolamls, defendant, I  have sui/.ed and taken in execution all tho right,  title and intorest oi* tbo said defendant, Samuel  Neelands in the stock In trade, consi-Ung of  boots, shoes, rubbers and other goods now in tho  store occupied or lately occupied by the said  Siunuol Neelands, on Maker stroet, in the cityof  Nelson, M <!., lo rccov-r tho sum of fourUou  hundred and llfty-four(lollai'sandelghtj--fIveceiits  (SM&i.KA), amount of said wriLs of Fie lFaci;s,  and interest on ten hundred anJ seventy three  dollurs ($1073) from tho eighth day of May, 1901.  and inierost on threo hundred nnd seventy-four  dollars and eighty-ll vo cents ($374.8*1) from I ho Pth  day of May, I IK) I, both at tho ralo of fivo per  centum pur annum until payment, besides sheriff's poundage, oflicers' fees and all other legal  incidental expenses. All of whicli I shall expose  for salo. or sutllciont thereof to satisfy >*aid judgments, debts and costs, at my olllcn, next to the  court house, in tho city of Nelson. I). C, on Saturday, tho lirst day of June, 1901, at the hour of  11 o'clock in Iho forenoon.  Notk.���Intending purchas'rs will sa'lfy themselves us to interest and titlo of thu said defendant.  S. P. TUCK, Sheriff of South Kootenay.  Dated at Nel.son, H. C.  tho 23rd day of May, l'JOl.  NOTICE   TO   CONTRACTORS.  Tenders will be received by the undersigned up  lo and including June 1st, l'JOl, for the erection  of a thrcostory hotel - building at St. I^joii  Springs, Upper Arrow lako. Plans and speciflcu  tions may bo soon at tho ofllco of Tho Tribune,  Hums Hlock, Nelson, B. C. The lowest or any  tender not necessarily accepted.   M. GRADY.  Halcyon Hot Springs, H. C.  NOTICE.  Notice is horoby given that I have this day  purchased tho plant and good will of the  Kootenay Steam Laundry and will continuo the  business under tho same style and titlo.  All accounts owing by the said Kootenay Steam  Laundry will bo paid by mo and all accounts due  becomo payable to me.  Soliciting a con Mini an co of your valued  patronage. I remain, yours truly,  Nelson. May Hud, 1001. A. LARSON.  NKLSON MINERS' UNION NO. %, W. F. tf  M.���Moetfl in miners' union rooms, north  west corner of Baker and Slanlt-y streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting mom  bers weloomo. M, R. Mowatt. President. Janie  Wilkes,    Secretary.-    Union Scai.k ok'Waoks   -  for  Nelson    District���Pur   shift,    machine  men, $3.50: hammcr-biucn miners, $3.23; muckers,  I carmen, shovelersand other underground laborers, $3 00.  rpRADKS AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regu-  -1- lar meetings of tho Nelson Tiades and Labor  Council will bo held in the minors' union hall,  corner Maker and Stanley streets, on tho first and .,  third Thursday of each month, at 8 p. m. C. J  Clayton, Pros ; A. T. Cuile, See.   P.O. box 'JO.JJJ  TH K rogular mootings of I he Carpenters' Union  aro-held on Weonosdaj evening of each1  weok, at 7 o'clock. In tho Minors' Union rooms  corner of Hakcr and Stanley streets. Charles  Clayton, President.   Alc\ H. Mnrr.ij, Secrotai y.  BARBKRS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. l!Xi. of *  tho International Journei men Barltcrs Un  ion of America, moots overy first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, at 8.30  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. R. McMahon, presidont; J. H. Mathe  son. secretary-treasurer; J. C. Uardncr, recording  , secretary.  LAHORKRS' UNION.-Nclson Laborers' I'ro .  tectlvo Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L.. meeta in  Miners' Union hall. C. I'. R. block, coiner of  Uaker and Stanley ht reels, overy Monday ovoningc-  at7:30p.m. sharp. Visiting members of tlio American Fori oration cordially invited to attend.  A. J. Curie, President. John Roberts, recording secrctarj.  ELSON PAINTEItS' UNION -Tho -regular  meeting of  tho   Painters'  Union  is held  tho first and third Fridays in each month at Minors' Uniou hall at 7:30 sharp.   Oeorgo Eacrifct,  Prosident; Henry Bennett, Secrotary.  OOOKS' AND WAITKRS* UNION-Regular  meetings every Tuc=rtnj evening at _.VJ  oclock, in Miners' Union Hall, coiner of Baker  and Stanley sticets. Vising brethren cordially  invited. Chris. Luft, president; IL Suielsor, iln-,  anclal and recording secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION-Tho O. P. I. A. No.  172, moots everj Mondaj evening in tbe  Elliot block, cornor Baker and Stanloy streets, at  8 o'clock. J, I). Movor, nrosldonti; William  .Vico, secrotary, P. O. Hox 010.  mm  M  "ivfe��  asas*-  mm  xm  i,  ^  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  NKLSON LODGK. NO. M. A- IT. & A  Meets second Wodnortday In oach moi  Sojourning brethren Invited.  NKJ,SON ROYAL AUf'H CIIAITFH Vo. 123  G.'R. C.���JMeo's llilnl WwIii����m1.i>. Sojourn  liigcnmpnnioiis invi  -\\��i��al,lliewsrS.-p:.-  tcd. GuoihU Jolinilone,"K.; F-  NKLSON A Kit! K. No. 22. F. O  K.���Mod second  nnd fourth  Wednesd i> of oach month, at  Fraternity  Hall.  John V. Morrison,  Georgo Ilartlott,  secretary.  presidont  KNIGHTS OK PYTHIAS  25, Knight* of Pythias, moets in  cornor Baker and ICootonn  HaU.  Tuosday ovoning at 8 o'clock  ooHlalfy Invited to attend,  A. T. Park, K. of R. & S.  Nelson l/oHun, No  . O. O  ny streot". evi  VlHlMng Knlyhr-,  I.  ever  stroot��.  ilt.lng V  II. M. VincentC. C,  KOOTKNAY TKNT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.-  Hold thoirrcgular meetings on the first and  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir  Knights aro cordially Invited lo attend, u. A.  Brown, H. K.; A. W. .Purdy, Com.; R. J. Steel  I). S. C.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To T. A. Stkvknson, or lo any person or persons to whom ho may havo transferred his  Inierost in the Llla mineral claim, at Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You aro hereby notified that I havo expended  tho sum of One Hundred and Fifty-Seven ltollam  in  labor and   improvements   upon   tho  abovo  mentioned mineral claim, In order to hold said  minoral  claim  under  tho   p-ovislons   of   tho  Mineral Act, and if within ninety days from the  date of this notice you fail or refuse to conf rlbut ���  your proportion of such expenditure, togethe.  with all costs of advertising, your interest In <ald  claini will becomo tho property of tho subscriber  undor section four of au Act entitled "Au Act to  Amend tho Minoral Act, 1900."  DANIKL   HERB,  Dh^jvI this 12th dav of FMirnary. tWIt.  DISSOLUTION   OF  PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that tho partnership  herotoforo existing between Lewis Noll and  Wesley E. Cox, carrying on business as hotel-  keepers in tho premises known as the I'orto Rico  hotel at Po-to Rico Siding, B. C, under Iho firm  namo of Noll & Cox, has this day been dissolved  by mutual consent. For tho future tho Porto  Rico hotel will be conducted by 1^3wis Noll, who  will assumoall liabilities of tho late Arm and to  whom all accounts owing said Arm are herewith  payable. LOUIS NOLL.  WKSLKY K. COX.  \Vltno8a: Robt. Renwick.  Nolson. March 2Cth, 1901.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that I Intend to apply at  the next sittings of tho Board of Licenco Commissioners for the City of Nelson, to be held after  the expiration of thirty days from the date hereof,  for a transfer of the retail liquor licenco now held  by mo for tho Grand Central hotel situate on lots  23 and 24, block 66. subdivision of lot 93 in tho  Cit;   "' ���      '   ~   ��� - -        -*-      ���  ��  u <w*, uiv\>n uu, ouU'Uituuuu   Ul   lUli  of Nelson, to Gust Erloson of tMo ����Id Citv of  F. SIMPSON.  Nelson.  Witness, W.C. Mc1>onald.  Dated this twenty-seoond day of April, 1901. THE TRIBUNE: STELSON, B C, WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 1901  ���Hi  ���R  ii  it'  li  I')  ��'  W'  Si 3  it.* ���  \h:  x$- *  J>  b_ '���  K\*  Ism  If--  ���r-Jr  J^o.  Km  .Bf''  ft-  JvS,  l^i ���  lea? *  l��*kt  liMi'  h:'  it*.  Ferland9 s Money Makers  That tbe people of Nelson appreciate the bargain counter values I am quoting in order to clem- out ray  large stock of dry goods and men's furnishings is evidenced by the run I have had upon the articles advertised.    Many of the lines have been cleaned out but 1 still have a number of good leaders.  Shirt Waists and Silks  Print Shirt Waists, the regular $1.00 line, $    05  Black Sateen Shirt Waists      ....     .. 75  China Silks at 25c per yard.  Large range of Fancy Colored Silks for Blouses at  all prices. ^   Dress Skirts  Regular $10 Black Creponuo Skirts, to clear $7 00  Regular $7.50 BlackCreponne Skirts at .. 5 00  Regular $4.50 Blue and Black Serge Skirts 3 00  Regular $4.50 Black Lustre Skirts, to clear    2 50  White Muslin Wear  Corset Covers at 18c, ..25c, 40c, and 50c.  White Skirt's at 75c, $1.00. and $1.50.  White Drawers at 25c, 50c, 75e, $1, $1.50 and $2.  White Night.Gowns at 50c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50.  Men's   Wear.  Men's blue nnd black Serge Suits,  regular  $15.00  line, yours at $10.00.  Men's Scotch nnd Irish Tweed suits,  regular  $15  line, at $10.  Men's Tweed suits at $l/'$5, $0, and $8.  Men's Tweed pants, a large range to choose  from,  the regular $5 line to clear at  $3.50; $4  line  to clear at $2.50.  Good Tweed pants at $h25, $1.50, and $2.  Boy's Tweed and Serge Suits.  Boy's suits at $1.75, $2. $2.50, to $5.  Boy's Galatea and linen suits at $1.  Men's colored shirts at? 50 cents.  Men's white shirts at 50 cents.  REMEMBER THIS IS A GENUINE  CLOSING OUT SALE.  A. FERLAND  I  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.  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  We l{ave En Route  1 Car G. & W. Whiskies, ex Toronto.  '   1 Car imported Liquors, ex Liverpool.  1 Car Dogshead Ale and Stout,ex London, E.  1,Car Rainier Beer, ex Seattle.  Tii'i Tininicr Beer has become lhe favorite Beer in the" Coast cilies.   It  has met in successful competition (he funious Milwaukee Beers.  Our Special  Canadian Bye is the Most Palatable Whiskey in the  Market.   We have it in bulk and in cases 5's and 6's.  We are Agents for the Brunswiek-Balke-Collender Co. Billiard, Pool  Tables and supplies of all kinds. Write lor prices and terms.  Drink  the Best  Beer  ANHEUSER-BUSCH  ST. LOUIS LAGER  TO BE HAD WHOLESALE   AT  NELSON.  A. B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent  BAKER STRKKT, NKLSON.  H. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBZWHta AND BOTTIJtB8 OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  *S^'&Z**     Brewery at Nelson  MANHATTAN SALOON  Domestic  and  Imported  WHISKIES  '  WINES  ALES  STOUTS  CIGARS  Domestic  and  Imported  B  E  E  R  S  ANHEUESER-BUSCH  St. Louis.  PA8ST  Milwaukeo.  CALGARY  Calgary.  REISTERER & CO.  NelBon.  GOSNELL  Nelson.  B  E  E  R  S  HMB.CAMEBOE  INSURANCE,  REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER   -  HOUSES TO LET.  Two-story~h"ouse~convenient~to  Baker street, will be empty in a  few days. House fitted with electric light and city water. $25 a  month.  ' Also, two-story house in Hume  Addition at $10 a month.  Appiy__H. R. Cameron  AGENT, UAKER STREET.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  JOSEPHINE   STREET.   NEAR   BAKER.  NOTICE.  I hereby eiVo notice that Mr. M. McNicol.  recently of Nelson, haw no authority lo represent  the London and Lincolnshire Life Assurance  Company or to collect any payments due to said  company. A. BOOTH,  General A?ent for the London nnd Lincolnshire  Life Asa irance Cxmnany.  Nelson. B. C. May 18th, 1911.  Office on Baker Street, west of Stanley Street  NELSON.  SMOKE ROYAL SEAL  FIRST UNION MADE  CICAR MANUFACTURED  IN NELSON.  Kootenay  Cigar Co.  Baker Street. Nelson.  GITY LOCAL NEWS  W. A. Galliher, M. P., was in  Winnipeg yesterday ou his w.-iy  home.  oTlio water in Kootenay lake  yesterday was still eight feet below  the limit reached in 1898.  All free miners' licenses will lapse'  on Friday. Three days remain in  whieh to renew certi-Scates aud  save trouble.  Born, at the Kootenay Lake  General Hospital, yesterday, to the  wife of Philip Henry Small, a  daughter.  ��� W. A. McLean will commence  work today putting in a new bridge  over Anderson' creek, ou the road to  Florence park. c  .The local liberals meet on Thursday night to elect association officers for the" ensuing year. Only  the "old.guard" need apply.  **>��J. Linblad has completed the  work of repairing the wagon road  to the Silver King, which was damaged by the recent freshet.  Cottonwood creek commenced to���  rise again yesterday morning, and  the driftwood moving in the stream  furnished employment to a considerable number of men.  A meeting of the "trades procession committee of tiie Dominion  Day celebration will be held in the  office of P. Burns <fc Company on  Thursday evening at 8 o'clock.  Alan Forrester, provincial constable at Robson, arrived in Nelson  yesterday. He , will take W. D.  Brewster over to Greenwood today  to stand trial upon a charge of  burglary.  A resident of Lake street undertook to call up a district messenger  yesterday by the messenger call  box and got the fire department  instead. The department responded  promptly.  James G. McLean of Rossland is  tho latest arrival at the Nelson jail.  He was sentenced to six months'  _imprisonmentby"PrMcLrForin7act-  ing county court judge, upon a  charge of assault.  R. Roisterer & Co., who.two years  ago had what many conceded to be  the best float in the Dominion Day  trade procession, have consented to  prepare another float for'the approaching celebration.  Tierney & McPhail have about 30  men'with 10 teams at work on the  long cut at Castlegar which will  form vthe approach to the railway  bridge across the Columbia. They  have fully six. months' work ahead  of them.  The city authorities should see to  it that the obstructions on the  street at the Hotel Phair corner are  removed. No good reason carl be  given why contractors should keep  a street in such a condition for so  great a length of time.  Application will be made before  justice    Martin    at   Rossland    on  Friday for a "writ of habeas corpus  on behalf of. Belva McKinley,  who  was sentenced;to, six months' imprisonment   bjr magistrate Crease  upon a charge"6f..tKeft.  7 The  Knights  of  Pythias  report  theit recent  excursion to Kokanee  ;creek a financial success.   Although  'under   heavy   initial  expense,   iri-  ieluding $350 spent in fixing  up the  Kokanee creek grounds,  there will  be a surplus of something like $100.  The Columbia river rose 18 inches  in the 24 hours at Robson yesterday. The water is now too high to  admit of proceeding with the superstructure of the railway bridge, and  it is not likely that anything will  be done with the bridge for several  weeks. *  Letters   of   administration have  been issued to the public ad miuistra-  torto wind up tho estate of the late  Richard Ashworth, who formerly  resided in Ainsworth. The estate  consists of a 4-15 interest in somo  mining properties, the value of  which is placed at $1200.  The Imperial Mines. Limited, as  the owners of the Climax mineral  claim, in the Goat River mining  division, have began an adverse  action against the Valparaiso Gold  Mining Company, in respect to the  government mineral claim. The  properties in dispute are about  eighteen miles from Pilot Bay.  A meeting of the members of the  Nelson lacrosse club will bo held at  the Hume hotel this evening at 8:30  o'clock for the purpose of perfecting  the club organization. All those  interested in lacrosse are invited to  attend. An attempt is being made  to perfect a lacrosse league composed of Nelson, Rossland, Grand  Forks and Greenwood. The Grand  Forks team is already in practice  and if sufficient interest can be  stirred up in Nelson and the other  two cities-interesting games of  lacrosse may be expected this  season.  The meeting of tlie retail grocers  of this city, whicli was called for  this evening in the Miners' Union  hall for the purpose of electing officers and perfecting their organization, may be postponed unless word  is received from "Winnipeg today-.  The bylaws of the association were  recently submitted to the Hudson's  Bay Company's officials for their  approval with a view to securing  the entrance of the Hudson's Bay  Company into the association, and  pending a reply the work of electing .officers will probably be deferred.  Assays Are Satisfactory.  Jeff Steele yesterday received  assays on two samples of ore taken  from the ledges on the King of  Forty-nine and Cauadiaii Boy  claims which he is developing on  Forty-nine creek. The Canadian  Boy adjoins the May and Jennie  property and Steele is satisfied that  he has the May and Jennie ledge'in  both claims. An assay from what  he considers to' be the May and  Jennie ledge gave returns of $9.70  in gold-and an assay from a cross  ltdge of quartz' gave, returns of  $12.S0. ,  " *   Northport and Nelson on the.Diamond.  There is not likely to be anything  in the way of professional baseball  in the Kootenays this summer, and  it is well that it': is- :likely to be so.  _The sport will be cleaner, even if  the games-are not so scientific. As  far as reports have been made public, the scores of the games played  this year indicate good contests.  The towns interested so far are  Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Sandon,  New Denver and Nelson. Nelson  and Northport have arranged to  play a game in Nelson at an early  date, and a special train will bring  every resident of the Smelter City  along to give the "Smoke-eaters"  backing.      Will It-Be Five-Cent Beer?  "The fight that is now on between  some of the breweries and the  saloons can only have one result,  that is, five-cent-beer. This is not  at all to the liking of the owners of  the saloons who, while catering to  the-tastesof-their-customers���have-  not "boycotted" the home breweries. These saloons try to satisfy  the demands of their patrons, and  some of them keep in stock a half-  dozen brands of beer. There are  other saloons that discriminate  against the home breweries, and  will not sell their products. In  other towns where like difficulties  have occurred the foreign beer has  been ousted from the market by a  cut in prices. Five-cent beer  always does the work.  Liberals Protesting Vigorously.  The Liberals of Nelson do not  propose to allow the postoffice  building contractors to wiggle out  of their contract by getting permission to change the material to  be used in the building. They claim  that the local contractors figured  on using the materials named in the  specifications, and that it would be  unfair now to allow an eastern  contractor, after he has found that  he has bid too low, the privilege of  substituting cheap material for  dear material. The Liberals are  right in their contention./ If they  succeed in breaking a few of the  eastern contractors who are so hoggish as to want the few public jobs  teat are doled out to British Columbia, no one in the province  would shed a tear. Last night the  Liberals met and wired a protest to  Ottawa.  Hitch Was Over the Contract.  AV. F. Tye, chief engineer of the  C. P. R. construction, and J. G.  Sullivan, resident engineer at Trail,  passed through Nelson' yesterday  for tho Lardeau. In an interview  with a Trihunb representative last  evening Mr. Sullivan said the news- j  ssssb  TELEPHONE 27  ih:.   zb^zeirs Sc oo.  PAINTS, OILS /\N0 GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  ������������������^������������   POULTRY  NETTING  Storo, Corner Ra'ccr and Josephine Stiee  RUBBER AND COTTON HOSE,  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  jstzezlsoin"  STORES   AT  "K1A_SXjO  s^_isriD03sr  papers were in error in stating that  the company intended to abandon  immediate construction of the  Lardo branch. The hitch which  had occurred was altogether over  the contract. This, however, had  been satisfactorily arranged and  work would be carried forward, as  rapidly as possible.- Welch has the  contract aud hits',sublet to Porter  Brothers and Carlson.  Holdup Didn't Work.  Greenwood, May 28.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Bob Hogan, cook;  L. C. Barnes, miner, aud Alexander  Glencross, a'tinhorn gambler, are  under arrest charged with conspiring to hold up.Frank McMoogau on  the stage road between here and  Phoenix. Wheu arrested. Hogan  had on his person a 45- Colt's revolver, aud Glencross' valise contained a complete opium-smoking  outfit. Barnes made a full confession to the officers, implicating the  others. McMoogau runs gambling  tables here, and early every Sunday morning has beeu in the habit  of taking up to Phoenix from $1500  to $4000. This the'prisoners learned  and decided to rob him. Three  times they made'the attempt, hiding by^the road, but circumstances  prevented their carrying their  scheme to a successful conclusion.  Sunday a final attempt was to have  been made,' but McMoogan was-  warned by provincial officer Joe  Darraugh. Meanwhile the local  police got a tip from Joe Wilson,  who had beeu approached by  Barnes to take. a hand but had refused.    .'   Tariff Eeduction.  Vancouver, May 28.-���A Winnipeg special says: Premier Roblin announced today that a 7 1-2 per cent  reduction -on all tariffs affecting  trade will be made on all the old  Northern Pacific lines in Manitoba  now being operated ���by the Manitoba government. It is expected  the reductions will go into effect on  June 1st. '     -  NELSON  NO.   210   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  PERSONAL.  A. Porter of Erie is stopping at  lhe Madden.  - John T. Freeman of Ymir is stopping at.iho Queens.  Richard R. Lowe* of Fire Valley  is registered at the Madden.  J. C. Gwillim and wife bf Ottawa  are regis'cred at tlie Hume.  T.- J. Lend rum of London, formerly of Ams-vorlh, is rc-gMcrrd at the l'hii-.  ,.   Thomas   Mcltostie    and   Joseph  Abercrombio of Toronto nro roistered at the  Madden.  F. J. Deane, secretary of the Chinese and Japano c immigration commission, is  "registered at tho lluino.  John Gunn, who had the contract  for the tnnsonry work on tho Rob-on bridge, loft,  for Winnipng last evening.  H. R. Wagner of New York, the  representative of the American Smelling Com  pany. commonly called thu lead trust, i-s rigis-  teredat the Phair.  ."��� Anthony Turner, who has spent.  the past two years at school in Kneland, returned to Nelson vestc-day. ��� Ho wi 1 re-enter  the employ of F. W. TeeUs-<l & Company.  NEW FIRM NEW GOODS PRtCES RIGHT  J, G. BUNYAN   &   CO.  FURNITURE   DEALERS.  Have opened up the newest and  most up lo date stock  of Furniture ever displayed in Nelson. . Call and see our  Ladies' Dressing Tables.  China Closets        Parlor Suites       Roll Top Desks  Secretarys  Side Boards  Bedroom Suites  Typewriting Desks, Iron Beds, Etc.  West Eaker Street  Nolson, B. C.  J. G. BUNYAN & CO.  OAFS !  We have just received a few new" lines of Toilet Soap that  we are going to offer at a bargain for a few days 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.  LIBERAL iVjEETING  The adjourned meeting of the  Nelson Liberal Association will  b3 held on  THURSDAY EVENING, N|AY M\\,  At 8:30 p.m.,  In the Board of Trade Rooms,  for the consideration of bylaws  and the election of officers for  the ensuing year.  ALEX FORIN, M. D:,  President.  TENDERS   WANTED;        ~  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA   BLOCK NELSON,   B. C.  FISHING TACKLE  IS NOT A NEW VENTURE WITH US.  The Haslinps (B. C.) Kxploration Syndicate,  Limited, will consider bida for din mond drilling  on the Arlington mino at Erio, B.C. -For full  information call or address No. 9,1C.-W.-C. block,  Nelson, B.C.  NOTICE.  Nolicfi is hereby Riven that, we Intend Id apply  afc lhe next regular sittings of the Bonrd of  License Commissioners for Mm City of Nelson to  be Imld after tho expiration of thirty clavs from  I he date ho' eof for a transfer of the. retail liquor  license now ho'd by in for the premlRes known  as tho Nelson Hotel, situate on lot 10 in Block 1.  subdivision of lot iii. Nelson, to Rohcrfc Relsterer  and Arthur K. Vaughn of tho said City of  No'son.  Bated this 17th day of May. 1101.  A. H. CLEMENTS.    *"������ *  ROBERT RKISTJSRER.  Witness, GEORGE GABRIEL.  We know your wants and have what you need. Our line is  too large lo enumerate, but a call will convince you that it is  (.he most complete in the city.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Imooiteis and Dealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  OLD SETTLERS' NEW MAPLE SYRUP  THUS   BEST   ZMLA-JDIE  THIS   SPRING'S   SYRUP   IN    QUART,,   HALF   GALLON   AND  GALLON   CANS.  'Hiu.Mon Block, Baker Street.  .Telephone 161.      P. O. Eox 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  ROSSLAND   EIVQINBERirNO  WORKS  CUNL.IFPB  & MeMIIXAN  Founders.  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORE CARS.���this is our specialty. Wo make the bast ore car on tho market, and sell them as  fast ns wn on mako them.    Write ns for references and full particulars.  SECOND HAND MACH1 NKItY FOR SALE.���Ono (10 H. J', return tubular boiler, 5-16 shell, i heads,  82 3-fluop. Tented to 180 pounds raid water pressure; 02 ft heavy 30 smokestack and aUflttinns  complete.   One 9x12 horizontal slide valve engine.    One 25 H. P. locomotivo typo  boiler, with  enpinn attached.  WANTED.���Two 3 or 4 drill air compressors;  25 H. P.   Must be in Rood condition,  P.   O.   Box  198.  two small hoists, about 10 H. P.;. small boilers, 15 to  THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  STRAGH  BROTHERS  PLUMBERS.  GOOD GOODS.  BEASONABL PRICES  Will call at your residence or place  cf business with catalogues and  prices auy time if dropped a post card.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE,  NELSON. 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