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 9trje Jflelson Canadian
I.   No. 4.
Fifty Cents a Month
iKelipus Teaching Must
he Provided For
Synod ot Kootenay Adopts Resolution nnd Prepares for Campaign of Education.
Two  'Mill  suliji'iis  as  Socialism   uuil
religious  education   arc  calculated   to
Mt.,ni ample material for debate   In
1 mbly ol thoughtful men. Both
... iv discussed  hy   the  ay 1   of  tbe
    of  Kootenay   yesterday  after*
i a    The debate on  socialism    whb
reported in yesterday's Issue. Tho report oi tho debate on education was
received too late.
Al  ihe synod of  1905 a oommlttee
.ii education was appointed, with RaV.
i    ll   Graham as convenor,    'ino  fol-
iwlng report waB presented:
Your  ciiinmlttee   has hold  only  ono
.. [lag; ilio rost of tho work ilono has
ioi ii    bj     correspondence.    At    tho
:.   li- il shortly after the lust syn-
i i in- convener was Instructed hy the
minittee to draft a letter to be sent
I., all the clergy in tho diocese asking
��� ii. oi interview the ministers of the
.ii nominations tn their respeo-
..  districts anil solicit their co-oiiera-
mi in making a strong appeal to tbe
loper authorttiea urging that arrange-
luontfl  in- made for systematic  Scrip-
n   teaching In  tho public schools la
ihr province.    The convener drew   up
letter upon those lines, aud sent one
in  Mi.'   dishop  for his   approval.
uoUier copy   was   sent   to   Ihe   Rev.
[lartlcM, ai   that   time  rector    of
i   rnle, and a member of the commit-
anil  Mi    llanlett  was asked, dur-
i.    'lie absence of the convener from
'    ilioci  '���. and  upon  receipt of    the
op's  approval,  to   make copies  of
letter ami send them to the clergy.
in-   bishop,   however,   dill   not   tllul   ll
lie aible io give ihe draft letter his ap-
val, aud so Mr. llartlott was unable
il.'' any further action.   The hish-
lid ""I suggest   any other method
procedure, und as he shortly after-
ds  lift for  England,  where he re-
"I all winter, your committee was
nil   able lo carry  iis  labors any  fur-
They  lug. therefore, to  report prog-
ami al   the  same time desire to
1 Mm is  their deep sense of   the    lm-
poiiauce of sli Is manor nnd the neces-
Miy of action being taken hy the syn-
"���I     For the committee:
FRED 11. GRAHAM, Convener.
li    adopiion  was moved hy  Rev.  F.
li   Graham, seconded by Rev. .1. Lambert.
<     debate   was opened   hy   ...shop
who    said:     "The     Scriptures
I"' taught hy those who believe
It i"   anil   are    qualified   lo   loach
ihem.    Rather  than endeavor to have
nailing    Introduced     In     (he
schools, we should; make an offorl    lo
have   hours   set   apart     for    religious
teaching hy qualified persons, duly an-
: by the different religious bod-
I  should prefer even  Ihe present
""> Mtlon, defective as It  Is.    to    the
" lilng of ihe nibie by  unqualified
*    \  Jowett:    "It Is useless lo make
il li offorl.    No political parly In
'mi Columbia will touch so difficult
il I m."
  Johnstone:    "I heiievc .that
i  education Is the chief cause nf
n ii'ilallsm of the age.    The pros-
���t"m of education  seems to be
'ol il    tn    leaching    children    Just
"th lo enable them to keep out of
I    A'l people who lmve an Interest
!'i" mnller should  use their    Infill-
'" have members sent to the leg-
iture who favor religious etlucntlon."
M ���   several ofher  speochos  goner-
'i'|'"e|ng with lhe bishop's views,
' report wns  adopted.
'"  ���   Hon  of G.  Johnstone  and C.
Husk. It wns resolved thnt a society
'" '  for  lhe  prnmollon of rell-
"'��� leaching In public schools.
1 '"iilon.e P. w. Husk, E. A.
1 " I'" Vonahlos nnd Rev. F. Ii.
dmm were appoint���! n committee
report indny recommending n plan
\i Mils morning's session 0. John-
"" Presented the committee's re-
"��� recommending tliat a branch of
society he formed In every parish
l"'ople pledging Ihemsclves   to   re-
qiiiie from candidates for the legists.
tiire a promise to favor religious touching in schools, a.id lhal a delegate he
ippoiuied to attend conferences of all
religious hod es iu the interest of the
0. ... I rocuuler objected to the second claute on the ground lhal there is
little common ground In the mailer
between the church und other religious
P. II. Graham: "I can't agree. All
have acted together In the Lord's Day
0, Johnstone emphasized the last
point, saying that legislators wonhl do
only  what they were compelled to do.
The resolution wus carried, but the
appointment of u dologato was deferred until   next, synod.
It was informally agreed thai In lhe
meantime each priest should act as a
local delegate and endeavor to Interest
the members of other religious bodies
in  the cause of religious education.
Livestock   Industry   Requests   Suppression of Garfield Reports.
Sail l,ake City. 1'tah, June 7���The
Herald   today  published  B   letter   from
President Prank J. n. Agenbarth, of
the National Livestock Assochulon,
Which says in part;
"The president has seen III lo ignore
certain requests from ofiicial represent,
atlves of the livestock Industry request lug him to withhold any radical
measure or reports to congress heuring
on abuses of the packing industries,
for the reason that such message, if
heralded over the world, would work
an Irreparable loss both at home and
abroad   to  the  producers of  livestock.
"It must he presumed lhat the president of the United Stales Is too big
and broad a man to feel chagrin lie-
cause of the fact that Commissioner
Garfield's report exonerates the pack-
ers from certain imputed delinquencies, and it cannot be thought that ho
harbors revenge because Judge Humphrey's decision was In a measure a
defeat for the government. Nor If it
he presumed that because he failed on
these two former occasions that the
president, auxious to make a record
or win out, obose the present method
of doing so."
Mr. Hagenbarth urges that all existing abnses could he corrected under
the laws now In force, and declares
lhat tho Reynolds report concerns principally particular occurrences, and not
general conditions, Ho says the stock
growers have suffered for three years
bees MSB of the beef trust agitation,
and concludes: "To sum up tho entire
subject In a few words, lhe president,
over the heads of the packers, has hit
a hard blow at the livestock Industry.''
Employee of Canadian Metal Company
Meets   Death   by   Accident
While Shipping Ore.
I Special   to The  Daily  Canadian.)
Kaslo. June 7.���A man named Guere
loll off nn ore barge this morning at
Alnsworth and was drowned. His Body
has not yet been recovered, but, grappling Is being continued.
Guere. of whom llitle Is known in
Nelson, was an employee of the Canadian Metal Company, of Nelson, nnd
was engaged In the transferring nl
Alnsworth of ore from tho Blue Bell
mine lo barges for Pilot Hay.
The provincial police wero notified
al once, and are awaiting fuller par-
Oculars liefore officially notifying the
A similar despatch has been received
al the Nelson office of lhe Canadian
Metal Company, hul II contains no
particulars of the manner or cause of
ihe accident, nor ahoul lhe unl'orlu-
nalo man.
Trial Fixed for July 4th���The Penalty
is Death.
St. Petersburg, June ".���The naval
court of enquiry lias presented an In-
dlclment ngalnsl Vice President Admiral Rojestvensky, who commanded the
Russian fleet at the battle of the Sea
ol Japan, und the officers of the torpedo bont destroyer, who surrendord to
the enemy afler the battle. The indictment is a crushing arraignment of
'he demoralisation and cowardice of
toe officers, conlrasllng their conduct
wiih that of the officers of the torpedo
boat Grozny, which, In practically the
same position us the Beduvl, engaged
and sank a Japanese torpedo boat. The
trial of the indicted officers has been
fixed for July 4th. The penally is
Frenchman's Pardon Still
a Mystery
The Department of Justice Offers
No  Expianatoin  in Bro-
thier's Case.
Special telegram from Ottawa to
British Colombia Indicate thai tbe department of Justice, acting in the Brothler case and releasing that criminal
from hit* term of penal servitude, did
so without consulting any of the members of the house from British Columbia, No explanation of this still! mysterious pardon is forthcoming, and the
department 1.3 seeking 10 lake shelter
under the announcement that, it does
not make explanations as to why it
does this or that.
The changes that have taken place
in the cabinet make it more difficult to
discover any facts in the case, as the
action of the department was taken
just before Hon. C. Fitzpatrick was
laised to the bench of the supreme
court of Canada. He is not, therefore,
personally called on to vindicate the
acU of the depart meat, and his predecessor's mouth is now closed, as his
responsibility to the people has ceased.
So far as he may have had any pari
in the matter while acting as minister
of justice, he need not now, and probably   will not, speak.
A vote of censure was passed at
Vancouver upon his connection with
the act, and the matter is becoming
ihe subject of lively discussion in Canada from end io end. Public discus
si on of the matter as a political issue
will not be stoppd till the action of
the department is explained or some
satisfactory statement made. It is
learned that, tne British Columbia
members are hastening to put themselves right with their constituenis by
disclaiming all knowledge of the affair.
It has been suggested that the department acted on a suggestion which
it Is alleged had been made that if
Urothier were pardoned he would immediately sail for France, and never
set   foot  on American  territory   again,
Mr. EL Ci. Macpherson. interviewed
by a correspondent, asserted positively
that be had notmng to do with Rro-
thier's release in any shape or form,
and never heard of the mailer till I!
was brought to his attention by a telegram   from   Vancouver.
When he made inquiries today at
the department of justice, he found
lhat the aclion had been taken at the
instance of a prominent legal ilrm of
Vancouver, who had been working in
connection therewith for six or eight
months past.
"If I had been consulted." concluded
Mr. Macpherson, "it would nol have
gone through."
Two  More  American Steamers  in  Collision-���No   Lives   Lost.
Portland, Me,. June 7.���The Knstern
Steamship Company's steamers City of
Bangor and City of Rockland, bound in
opposite directions between Bangor
and Huston with passengers, were in
collision off Monhegan early today.
The City of nangor, which left Bnngor
last evening, was considerably damaged, but proceeded to this port, a
distance of 46 miles. The City of
Rockland, which was not seriously
harmed, continued on her way to nangor.
Both steamers carried passengers,
but no one on either boal was hurt.
Liverpool   Health   Officer   Asserts that
Tinned Meats are All Right.
Liverpool, June 7.���Reassuring statements regarding American canned
goods were made by both tl c chairman
and the medical officer at today's meeting of the Liverpool health committee.
The chairman emphasized Ilie carefulness of the inspection here, and said n
very large number of tinware is ���examined  yearly,  nnd  all  of them    had
been found to be quite good. Consumers, therefore, need not be alarmed, as the commiltee was closely
Watching over their interests. Medical
Officer Hope declared that the great
bulk of tinned meat arrived at Liverpool in a very excellent condition.
There had nol been a single instance
of harm from si"U :..eat brought to
light so far ns he knew. Perhaps from
:i00 to 400 tons of tinned meat was
destroyed yearly because the tins were
blown, owingt o defective fastening.
hut this was u small percentage, and
tne great bulk was in first-class condition.
Continuing, Mr. Hope said: "Against
these facts we have to set the statement of th*" president of the Unlte'd
Slates, and while the latter gives the
Immense weight of his authority to the
existence of abominably? conditions in
Chicago, we advise the people to refrain from buying anything so long as
these  conditions  exist."
Lower   House  Adjourns    and   General
Holiday Observed.
St. Peicrsbnrg, .Tune 7.-Today was
the empress' birthday, and it was observed as a general holiday. The lower house of parliament, without specifically mentioning the reason, honored
the occasion by adjourning until tomorrow.
Constitution      Adopted���Officers     and
Committees   Elected���Other
Matters Discussed.
The later proceedings of the synod
yesterday afternoon, apart from the
debate on education, which appears
elsewhere in this issue, consisted of
the discussion of the report of the executive committee, which contained the
following  recommendations:
1. That this diocese establish inter-
diocesan relation&hip with other dio-
cones which are willing to reciprocate
in the clergy pension funds.
2. That the present clergy relief
fund be merged into the clergy pension
II. That some immediate steps be taken:
1. To provide for a bishop for the
diocese of Kootenay.
2. To complete the bishopric endowment fund, (a) My a systematic canvass of every parish in the diocese,
(b) By the appointment of a suitable
clerical'delegate who shall raise funds
in England.
The first and third were adopted*
only the third evoking much debate.
E9, A. Crease protested against the apparent disposition to rely exclusively
on English aid, and urged that efforts
be made in the diocese to secure a part
of the necessary fund. A committee
including Revs. E. P. Flewelling, F. H.
Graham and C. A. Procunier, and C.
\V. Busk and W. A. Jowett, was appointed to make provision for the hish'
opric  endowment  fund.
Rev. F. H. Graham then withdrew
his motion for biannual synods.
At his own request. Archdeacon Beer
was relieved of the duties of clerical
secretary of the synod, and Rev. F. H.
Graham was elected.
The first business nf this morning's
BesBlqn "-as the election of officers and
committees. J. M. Lay was elected
treasurer: H. Bird nnd \V. B. Baiter
wore re-elected auditors. For the executive committee the bishop nominated Rev. .T. A. Cleland and C. W. Busk.
The ballol resulted in the election of:
Clergy. Revs. T. dreone, C. A. Procunier and 11. Steele; lay. G. Johnslone,
F, Vennbles nnd F. Irvine.
E. A. Crense, registrar and legal assessor, the lord bishop, the archdeacon nnd the clerical and lay secretaries are ex-offlclo members of the ex-
Rev. E. P. Flewelling presented the
report of the committee on the bishop's charge, especially emphasizing
satisfaction nt the prospect of tho
early establishment   of n  theological
eollege.    The report was adopted.
George Johnstone renorled for the
commiltee on religions education,
which appears elsewhere. It was
adopted with but  four dissentients.
E. A. Crease reported on the constitution and canons, and on, his motion
the revised canons were regularly
The subscription and circulation lists
of The Dally Canadian are now being
compiled. The terms are 50 cents a
month delivered in the city, or $5 a
year when paid In advance. We shall
be glad to enroll your name. We are
here to stay.
North Atlantic Companys'
Names Withheld
Vigorous   Opposition   Amendment
Outvoted in the House
by % to 47.
Ottawa, June B.���Mr. Preston has
Hhown that he is master of the administration. HIb refusal to reveal tho
identity ot the men composing the
North Atlantic Trading Company was
endorsed hy Premier Laurler, Hon.
Mr. Fielding and other members of the
government today*. Mr. Monk moved
a resolution setting forth the facts of
Die agreements with the company, the
large sums paid by way of bonuses.
Mr. Preston's refusal to say who composed the company, and declaring that
it is undoubtedly the right and privilege of the house of commons to have
all information it may desire on public
matters within its jurisdiction. As
Mr. Preston's refusal constituted a
breach of privileges of the house, Mr.
Monk desired that Che witness be summoned to the bar of the house on
Wednesday afternoon to answer such
questions as might be put to him and
receive such injunctions, orders and
monitions as the house might see St.
Mr. Monk made a strong speech in support of his motion, and Sir Wilfrid
Laurler was equally emphatic on the
other side. He announced that he
had the names of the persons who
constitute the company in his hand,
and was willing to show them to Mr.
Borden in confidence. At this statement there were loud cries of "No"
from the opposition. Sir Wilfrid then
moved an amendment setting forth
that an assurance had been given to
tile company by a responsible minister
of the crown that their names would
not be divulged, and that this assurance was binding on the Dominion;
therefore, the house refused to permit
any minister or officer of the government to violate the engagement to do
Mr. Borden made a slashing reply,
and the debate was continued with
great vigor by Hon. Mr. Fielding.
Messrs. Northrupt, Sproule, Carvel,
Hughes, Miller and others. Mr. Bou-
rassa made a vigorous attack upon the
North Atlantic Trading Company, and
expressed his great regret that the
government had made a secret agreement with the company. There was
not. the slightest reason, in his judgment, why the names should be withheld. The house divided on Sir Wilfrid I.aurier'8 amendment, which was
carried by 95 to 47. Messrs. Bourassa,
Lavergne and Verville, Liberals, voted
with the opposition.
He Does Not Take President J. J. Hill
New York, June ".���Sii William Van
Home, while In New York yesterday,
expressed the opinion that there was
much more talk than actual work
about the much discussed Hill lines In
Western Canada. He was not Inclined
to nccept seriously the announcement
that Hill means to build a new line all
the way from Winnipeg to the Paciflo
"The plans that I have heard talked
about," Sir William said, "are hardly
plans which 1 should think Hill would
seriously consider.
"What all the talk Is about I do not
know and cannot guess. I presume,
however, Hill has certain plans for
branch lines in the Canadian Northwest, anil his talk about Winnipeg und
other places may be for the purpose
of gaining their support."
State Says It Was Not an Aggravated
yesterday to pay a fine of five dollars
and to be Imprisoned at Foleom penitentiary for onei year.
The district attorney's office represented that the crime was not an aggravated case, and dropped prosecution against the clergyman's second
wife, a Mrs. Green. Wylle was a minister of the Methodist Episcopal church
at New York, where he married his
first wife 18 years ago. Last year the
Wylles moved to a mining camp near
Phoenix, Ariz., and were visited by-
Mrs. Fannie M. Green, of New York.
The clergyman sent his wife and an
adopted child to relatives at Council
Bluffs. Iowa, and during their absence
married the Green, woman at 1��h Angeles last August. The first wife learned of the second marriage, and swore
to a complaint charging the contracting parties with bigamy. The clergyman and his second wife were en route
to Ensenada when Intercepted by the
Three En perort Felicitate Each Other
and Swear Friendship.
Vienna, June 7.���Telegrams exchanged yesterday between Emperors
Francis Joseph and William on the
one hand, und the king of Italy on the
other, evidently were drawn up with
a view of discouraging a continuance
of the reports of alleged conditions between the German emperor and King
Victor Emmanuel, and the consequent
weakening of the drelbund. The two
emperors telegraphed jointly as follows:
"As] two allies, we send to you, the
third, a sincere and united expression
of our unalterable friendship."
The Italian king's reply was equally
warm-hearted.    He telegraphed:
"I share your satisfaction and desire for unity, and beg that you will
accept the assurance of my true and
Invariable amity."
Destructive  Monopolies to be Repress
ed In Australia.
Melbourne, June, 7.���Lord Northcote,
the governor-general of Australia, In
his speech at the opening of the Federal parliament today announced the
Immediate submission of a bill for the
"preservation of the Australian industries and the repression of destructive
monopolies." The governor-general
also stated that negotiations of the
Australian government for new preferential trade treaties with South Africa, New Zealand and otner quarters
of the empire were far advanced.
Crop Reports from Thirty Points Indicate There Will be a Heavy
lx)s Angeles, Cal��� Juno 7.���The Uev.
James R. Wylle, self-confessed bigamist,  was  sentenced  by Judge  Smith
Calgary, June 7.���The weekly crop
report given out by the C. P. K. today
completely discredits the reports circulated recently in eastern papers to
the effect that the famous Alberta red
fall wheat had been damaged by dry
weather. From thirty points throughout the province crops of all kinds are
reported In good condition, and that
frequent warm showers have,, occurred
in all parts of the province. The splendid growing weather of the past two
or three weeks has been the means of
assuring an excellent harvest of all
grains. Wheal and oats average from
six to eight inches high, and barley
five Inches. The large ucreage of flax
sown promises well.
The Importance of Calgary as a
weBtern distributing centre has been
recognized by three more large eastern wholesale firms, who have already
made arrangements to plnco warehouses In this city. The W. R. Brock
Company. Limited, of Toronto, have
purchased two lots in the wholesale
district, and will at once begin the
erection of a large building In which
to handle their western business. The
Ames-Holden Shoe Company, of Montreal, have also decided to open a
branch warehouse in Calgary. They
expect to have their premises ready In
a short time. The Thomas Ryan Company, Limited, of Winnipeg, wholesale
boots and shoes, have also decided to
make this city their headquarters for
western trade. Their building will be
In the wholesale district, and will be
ready for occupancy In time to distribute the autumn business.
The addition of these three large
firms glvcR Calgary 72 wholesale establishments.
Important Contract Taken
by Nelson Men
Firm of Isaac and Hinton are Making Machinery For Canadian
Reduction Co's. Plant.
The Importance of Nelson as a manufacturing centre Is steadily growing.
The central location of the city Jn
Kootenay, the city's prominence as a
railway and distributing centre, and
abundance, present and prospective,
of cheap power, have all contributed
to the result. But the real determining factor has undoubtedly been the
enterprise and ability of the men who
have entered the field and" undertaken
the work.
In the two iron foundries located
here, the Kootenay Engineering Works
and the Nelson Iron Works, are Industries that would be creditable to a
much larger town than Nelson, In a
more populous district.
The contracts for smelter machinery
and castings from the Hall Mines
smelter, and for aerial trams tor district mining companies, that hare been
awarded to the Kootenay Engineering
Works, have been mentioned locally
Perhaps a more striking evidence of
the position gradually being achieved
by Nelson is furnished in a contract
just given to the Nelson Iron Works
by the Canadian Reduction Company
for their plant at Trail.
Among the modifications and Improvements constantly being made at
the big reduction plant, a late one,
and one of tbe simplest and at the
same time most useful and valuable,
Is the substitution of vertical for horizontal anodes for the handling of lead
and other ores In process of treatment,
for conveying from one part of the
works to another. It was found that
the wide flat bar of metal was frequently bent from Its own weight, and became therefore inconvenient for handling.
When it was decided to adopt the
vertical form and position new moulds
were required for the purpose. Ten
were wanted at once.
The contract was offered to Messrs.
Isaac & Hinton. of the Nelson Iron
Works. It was the first work of the
kind undertaken. Mr. Isaac, for the
firm, accepted the contract for only one
nt first, completed it and made delivery. It gave perfect satisfaction, and
Ihe result was that the firm have received the contract for the remainder,
which are now being made.
Seen on the subject yesterday, Mr.
Isaac said that the contract was .'.
fairly large one, and the work of a
delicate nature, as It is essential that
every part should be absolutely true.
The firm had hesitated about accepting
work of lhat kind, and were accordingly well pleased that It had been found
The United States It   Pitted Against
Newport, Eng., June 7.���The International tennis tournament for the possession ot the demijohn of the Davis
international challenge cup commenced
this afternoon. The United States Is
pitted against Australia for the honor
of challenging the British soldiers. The
Inability of Beal C. Wright to represent
the United States In consequence of
the blood poisoning of his hand was
somewhat counterbalanced by the absence of Norman Brookes, the Australian expert, who was unable to come
to England.
Today's singles are between Hoi-
combe Ward, United States, and Los
Poedevln, Australia, and Raymond D.
Little and A. F. Willing, New Zealand.
Liverpool, June 7.���In tho "all England" mixed doubles tennis championship preliminary round today, D.
Rhodes nnd May 8utton beat Mr. Fry
and Miss Longhurst, 6-2, G-2.
Rate of Discount Stationary.
Ixmdon, June 7.���The Bank of England's rale of discount remained    unchanged today at 4 per cent. The Daily Canadian, June 7, 1906
- STORES =====
Tents, Blankets,
Overalls, Boots,
Mackinaw Clothing.
Everything for the camper, prospector, hunter and
Published Hi <lnys a week by Ihu
Baker St., Nelson, H. C.
8ub> rlptfon rates, 50 cents n nimnl, dolli
lu ihu oily, or ifi.uo.i year if sent by mall, ,
fidi'i in advance
AdvurtlBlnx rates on applications
������ By ���ni' word we- sra sometimes imtg it tn bo
wise and by ono worii someilmc-i fudged to be
footfsli. Letus tbereforo be carelul ivlmi we
���ay."���Coni mm -
Tin' meeting ��t tin- Mountain Lumbermen's Association in the city this
week naturally Buggests th,' injustice
bearing upon them by tlio unreasoned
imposition of ;i heavy tnriiT on the Imported machinery with which they
equip their mills and factories, nnd
calls a-ttentidn to the invidious distinction made between machinery for
the operation of minis and thai for
cutting lumber. The matter wns probably not discussed nt the recent meet
ing, hut a short lime ago it wns a live
topic vvitli tlic mill men nf the interior ami nt tlie const. Repeated representation of tin' facts have been made
to Ottawa, Inn for Borne imp rooivaliln
reason no readjustment nf the tariff
has been carried into effect. In both
the mining nnd milling industries the
province of 'British Columbia excels,
or will excel, nil tin1 other provinces
and states nn the continent; lint while
mining machinery, is properly placed
on the free list, the heavy ins nf 26
per cent, is levied upon tin1 lumber
ing am) milling machinery. Added lo
this Injustice is another under the
terms nf which rough nnd lint partly
manufactured lumber run i��' Imported
into Canada from the United Stales
free nf duty, iu tho rapidly expanding
markets nf the northwest, tin- Cana-
diun mill men suffered a serious handicap by reason nf the facl that until
quite recently tlie American mill owner
could purchase Canadian lugs, tojw
thorn a few miles further than his
Canadian neighbor, manufacture them
witii cheaper labor and supplies on
l'ugi'i Bound, nnil thru send them into
Canada with lower freight rates nn
American railway lines. Against this
unequal competition the mill man nf
tin' province have limns without num.
ber protested, but with no buccoss, until tin' provincial government Btepped
in nn.I jmpoBed nn export ilut> nn
unmanufactured timber, thus depriving
the American rlvnls nf the unfair advantage they liuil enjoyed.
We have said that tin- placing ol
mining machinery nn tin- free list is n
proper ni'i. fur. because nf this, the
development nf many properties has
been made easier, tint the same arguments which mi' adduced in justify
free mining machinery apply with
equal if nol greater force in that ol
the sawmills, if it were any protection
to Canadian manufacturers to place a
duly nn milling machinery of ihe kind
required in itritish Columbia, there
might appear compensating apology
for ilie tariff; but the,heavy machinery required to handle the enormous
timber of this country is not made in
Canada, and the only recourse is to
Imitorl   [t   from  foreign territory.
With tlm heavy duty nn machines
nnd the free admission of lumber from
the United Stales, nn anomalous situation results, ami one wliiih is greatly
detrimental in the lumbering Interests,
It  must  lie apparent that a 1 ittlo more
tariff tinkering would react to ihe
great advantage of one of the most im
poi-taiil  Industries of the west.
lu u recent number of a Canadian
magazine Mr. J. Castell Hopkins, historian, editor and Uterateur, sums up
the achievement of Premier Whitney
and his colleagues during the short
space of time they have been in power
in Ontario. Those who know Mr. Hopkins' fluent and graceful style will
agree that it would be a literary crime
to emasculate his articles, so we produce this one without further comment
or apology:
"The Whitney government of Ontario is an nlmusi startling evidence of
the capacity, energy and faculty of Initiative winch may lie dormant, undiscovered and unappreciated in an opposition during so many years. Mr.
Whitney has been In power for little
over a year, yet he anil Ills colleagues
have worked a revolution in Canadian
politics and shown how much can be
done In a short time within the limited sphere of a province, and, hy in
feionc/', 'how much more could he
done In lhe wider sphere of federal
and Imperial politics If our public men
would only let their natural powers of
constructive action have freer play���
and not he constantly cribbed, cabined and confined hy questions as to
what tills district will think, or that
chinch or race feel, or this wire-puller
say, nr some combination of manipulators do.
"During this really remarkable polit
ical year the University of Toronto
problem, with all its educational complexities and financial dlffloultles, has
been boldly grappled with; tbe scheme
nf a great Toronto hospital has been
piu upon the high-road to success by a
bold act nf government initiative; the
ever present, ever dangerous, yet vital
liquor problem has been handled without gloves and with apparent Indifference as to whether extremists on the
one side, or license holders on the ot lief, nn men In the middle, are pleased
or displeased; the railway question
lias been taken up, and radical measures /proposed involving a provincial
railway commission, a practically two-
cent passenger fare, the elimination
nf perpetual franchise grants from future policy, arrangements for admission of radial lines to cities and public protection hy means of guards,
brakes, etc.; the Gillies timber limit
in the Cobalt region has been retained
by tlie province, and Is to be mined
and operated by the government for
the people; the Niagara power ques-
linn has been dealt with by the refusal
to accept the Ross government's arrangement with the Electrical Devol-
opmenl Company, hy Mr. Adam Heck's
campaign for popular control, ami with
every Indication of the government's
Intention tn adopt a policy of public
ownership in this vital matter; and a
general education measure has just
been presented along tho lines of Mr.
Whitney's repealed declaration that
the public school Is the essential and
most Important part ot the educational system. All this performance and
pending action In one short year is
The Hon. R. P. Green, chief commissioner of landji and works, on bis return In Victoria after his visit to various parts of the Interior, wns Interviewed by a Colonist reporter, and
gave a most enthusiastic review of the
Improvements and progress made in
the parts of the Interior which he visited.
Speaking of the political outlook for
the government party. Mr. Green Is
reported to have said:
"Opportunity was taken while ih the
vicinity of meeting tbe citizens of
Golden, Wllmer, Atnalmer, winder-
mere,  Spiilamuchoen,  Field  and olher
places, and speeches were delivered by
both the premier and myself upon the
genera! public questions and any matters of local Interest, and I am glad tn
say that on each and every occasion
we were listened to by large ami appreciative audiences,
"It was evident that the course pursued by members of the present government in personally visiting the different sections of the province from
time to time Is not only tbe right one,
but It Is certainly approved by the people."
"Politically?"  queried   the  reporter.
"Well, ail I can say nn that point,"
remarked the minister, "is that the
situation could nol he better; ami it
was a source of much satisfaction tn
note that honest ami determined en
deavor tn serve the country in the
best nf our ability Is nut without appreciation."
The globe-girdling trip thai Is being
made by Mr. T. II. I'. ShaughnoBBy,
son of lhe president of the C. I'- It. is
being made entirely on lines of transportation owned or controlled by the
Canadian Pacific Railway Company.
We are not aware that there Is another single corporation in existence over
whose lines the same trip could lie
made. There is some substance in
the suggestion we often see. "Round
the world nn the C. P. R."
If, as Kilison says, "genius Is the
capacity for hard work," then every
employee nf The Daily Canadian is a
genius,   (). B. I).
Mr, John Flett, labor organizer of
Hamilton, has declared that in three
months' time a political labor party
would be organized   in Ontario.    He
said the legislative committee nf the
trades aud labor council were dissatisfied with the Whitney government,
which did nntliing tor the laboring men
in the session just concluded. At Ottawa, too. said Mr. Flett, the capitalist
was getting iu his work with the government against the interests of the
laboring classes. He thought the labor
party would be as successful, proportionately, In elections iu Canada as In
Great Britain.
An important piece nf Information
has been given out as the result of tbe
burning of tlTe Toronto general post-
office, The impression seemed to lie
general that lhe registration of a letter
carried with it a guarantee of safe delivery, or, falling that, its value In
cash. A statement handed nut by the
government officials 'in Monday dispels
any such illusion. Here It is; "If a
registered letter Is lost or burned, or
otherwise destroyed, tho sender is not
entitled to collect anything from lhe
department. The registering of a letter Ib just an extra safeguard to Insure.
its delivery."
The Cape to Cairo Telegraph.
A writer in the Glasgow Herald
states that the line has now readied
UJIJI, capital and chief town or German East Africa, on file eastern shore
of Lake Tanganyika. Construction
work Is suspended, while the route
northward is .carefully surveyed nnd
the sections of the line erected are got
Into working order. Prom a purely
commercial point the line is fully coming up to, if not exceeding, the expectations concerning it. The engineers,
however, face a difficulty in their preparation for carrying It forward from
Ujljl, the country for nearly 100 miles
through which the line would have tn
pass being very swampy ami unfit for/
the erection of a telegraph pole. It
was al first thought a wide dolour
would have lo lie made In order to escape this region, lint other counsels
have prevailed, and a much more daring experiment is likely tn be tried.
This Is the installation of the system
of the Marconi system of wireless lel-
egraphy, in order to bridge over this
belt.    This combination of nn African
jungle swamp with the latest   til ph
of scientific discovery is only another
instance of the onward march nf civilization through what were, until a few
yearn ago, the unknown parts of Ilie
The   Lawn.
Now that the warm weather is setting In, the large majority nf people
will be watering every spare moment.
This Is quite unnecessary, oven in the
holiest weather, aud In Ihu majority of
cases Is really harmful. The cold water will chill and kill your liner grasses
and nlleiw nothing hut the coarse grass
to grow; consequently In a year or so
the best lawn will be spoiled. A lawn
well watered between 5 and 7 p. m.
twice a week will look much better
at the end of a season than one watered every day. The man who lots his
water run on the lnwn after S or 9
p. m. should be prosecuted, first, for
wasting good water; and, secondly, for
being such a  fool.
About the first week In July the
lnwn should have a sprinkling of special lawn grass fertilizer.
Dr,   R.   Lydekker   Affirms   that   They
Really Exist.
Hr. R. Lydekker, the famous student
ol animal life and noted author, has
offered the following comment mi a
report that Hying snakes have been
seen by natives of Borneo:
"Although the alleged Hying powers
of certain Malay lings is now generally considered to lie n myth, according
to Mr. It. Shelfiuil. who recently read
a note oa the subject before the London Zoological Sni let;, throe tree-
snakes from Borneo arc Btatetl by tin-
unlives   (and   native     testimony     has,
very   generally   at   least,   u   f datum
of truth) iii he possessed nt' tlte power
of taking Hying leaps from tin' boughs
nf Irees to Ihe ground, lu all three
of those the scales on Ibo lower j-.hi-
face nf the body are provided Willi :i
suture or iiingi'llne on each side; and
by means nf n muscular contraction
ibese scales can he drawn Inward, so
that the whole lower surface becomes
quite concave, nad the snake itself
may bo compared to u rod of bamboo
bisected longitudinally. Hy experiments 'in Chrysopelea ornata it was
seen that tbe snake, when fulling
from a height, descended not in writhing coils, hut with lhe body laid stiff
und rigid, and that the line nf tlm full
was al an angle lu a slraight line from
the point of departure in the ground.
In the author's opinion it is highly
probable that lhe concave ventral surface of the snake helps to buoy it up
in its fall, as it can he shown that a
longitudinally bisected rod of bamboo
falls more slowly than an undivided
rod of equal weight."
Hammock Sale
and secure your Hainmt
fore tlie bargains   we
ck be-
offering are all snapped up,
���New   Stuck -
$2.75 Hammock for..	
$11.75 Hammock for	
$1,75 Hammock fur	
$7.00 Hammock for	
$7,115 Hammock for	
l.iiMt  Sooson's Siock -
$5.75 Hammock Tor $X50
$11.25 Hammock for 93.90
$7.25 Hammock for $4.26
$8.0(1 Hammock fur (4.90
W. G. Thomson
BOUKSKl.l.KR anil
Soda  Fountain
in town at the ���
Hazlewood Parlor
Try oar Doable Jersey
A Fine Assortment of Fruits,
Nats and Confectionery.
Plume 206.
Pollard's Lilliputian
Opera Co.
Monday "The Runaway Girl."
Prices BOo, 75c. anil $1.00.
Beats on Halo at Rntherford's Friday
10 ll. m.
Mil! hanils, liushmcn, yardmen i
Blneers, mlllrlght, Highest wages'pi
lo competent men. Families wlslil
to make permanent homes, will lie m
plied with materials for homes and
much land as ihey noeil for cnltlvnll
free of charge. WATTS H CO.,
WattHhurg, near Cranbrook, II. C
New Store with a most complete New Stock.   Staple and
Fancy Dry Goods, Notions and Millinery.
f s^dTS'ol Midsummer Muslins and Dress Materials
We have over 200 Ladies' While Shirt and Hlnitse Waists, sample lines
slightly soiled, which we are Selling less than cost prices while the}' last. Also 40
Wash Duck, Muslin and Linen Shirt Waist Suits, samples, at cost price.
MILLINERY. Bargains in Ladies' Ready-to-Wear Trimmed and Pattern
Hals.    We have put the prices on these goods down and they must go.
LADIES' DRESS SKIRTS from $2.00 to $25.00.
LADIES' TAILOR MADE COSTUMES from $10.00 to $45.00. A splendid assortment to select from.
As our stock is entirely new we invite inspection and comparison.
Our Cash Prices are Exceedingly Low.
Hams and Bacon
J. Y. Griffin & Co.
A, McDonald & Co.
Dealers iu stitpli' ami finny (! roceries.
Butter, Eggs.
damp and Miners' Supplies,
Yale-Kootenay Ice, Frait, Fuel
& Poultry Co., Ltd.
Deliveries made daily throughout Nelson
nii'l \\* Mtihurlw. Phone 1 is.
And Builder
Silk agent for tlm Porto rlico*"Lumber
Oo., l,td , retail yards.
Rough nnil dressod lnntlmr, turned work
nnd brnokots, Const lath nnil shingles,
Bonn null doors,
Onmnt, brlolt nnd lime fur sale. Auto-
ttintia (/rindiT.
Yard and factory Vernon, St.,
east of Hall,
Imperial Bank of Canada
Head Office:   Toronto.
(JAP1TAI, PAID UP... ,19,900,000 KEST %.\ \m m
1). K WlLrili:, Fivsiiliuit.        Hon. ROBBBT .1AFl'KAV. Vloe-Prssldanl
Branches in British Columbia:
Deposits received mid interest allowed nt current rates from dnto of openlns to.
fount mid credited half-yearly.
inblson BRANCH J.   M.   LAY,  Manager.
P. Burns <& Co.
Branch Markets in  HhhnImu], Trail,  Nelson, Knslo,  Sandon, Three Forks, Nov
Denver ami Blocan City.
Order* by mall to miv bnuujh will hare
our prompl and careful HiUMninn.
Head Office: Nelson, B. C.
Starkey & Co., ggfe
ers & Co.
Wholesale Provisions,
IVoduce, - Fruit.
Dominion Government Oreamery one Pound Briois received weekly fresh
fnim tin- churn.   For sue by nil leading grocers,
Office and warehouse: Houston Block,   phone "n.
Josephine Street.       -       -       .       Nelson, B. C.
The Hall Mining and Smelting
Company, Limited.
Purchases Lead, Copper and Dry Ores.
P. O Box 882.
Telephone its,
Nelson, B. C.
Coal Tar, Waterproof Paints
Pitch, Creosote, Oils for Preserving Timber,
Roofing Pitch and Paints.
Eont Builders will find it to their advantage to uno our Pitch.
Nelson Coke and Gas Co., Ltd. The Dally Canadian, Jane 7, 1906
Canada, Drug and
Book Co'y> Limited
JUNE 1st
Today we inaugurate our Cash System of doing
business, and below is a list of a few of the changes this
system will enable us to make. These are not Special
but regular prices:
DRUG Department
OH Price
Cash Price
.25  Menuen's Talc Powder 20
$1.00    Beef   Iron aud Wine 75
.25  Wood Alcohol, pts 20
.50  Wood Alcohol, qts 40
Stecdman's Teething Powders     .315
Stedinan's Teething Powders::     ,35     ���
. Williams' Shaving Stick 25    ���
...Williams' Barber's Bar 10    ���
 Tanglefoot, case of  25 sheets,
Glycerine and Rose Water, 4 oz. bottles
Stationery Department
peterie, containiug.24 sheets paper, J ���
(ruled,) 24 Envelopes, 1 penholder, )      .is     X
��� 75            250 page Letter Books      50
$1.35    250 page Letter Books .'... jSi.oo
t.50  250 page Letter Books   1.25
2.00  500 page Letter Books  1,50
2.50       1000 page Letter Books  2.00
.25    ,     (ruieti,) 24 envelopes, 1 pcnlioltler, )      .is
'      1 Pen, 1 Piece Blotting  )
��� 25  Novels 15c, 2 for .25
.30 and 35c   Writing Tablets 25
.25     Writing  Tablets    15
.15 package, 2 for 25c,.:. ..Envelopes 3 for .25
Canada Drug and
Book Co'y* Limited
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MANUFACTURERS    T   ..mt.���     QUi~~t~��
AND DEALERS IN    -LtlfllDef.)   dllingleS,
Lath, Mouldings, Doors, Windows.
urned Work nnii Hrueketo. Mail Orders promptly attended to.
VERIVOlfSTRBBT  -  ���  -   NHI-SON, B. C.
j Thorpe's Lithia Waters
Thorpe's Ginger Ale
wrap an'ii otheb
"cl Tip" for a
"Canadian Morning.**
i^otenay Coffee
niCNE 177.        .        BAKER ST,
Cac sip (////is
wUMMe (hfdmpmy spirits in ddight
Begctmibi Mis efdmm-lkviXGMlfadt.
that Hit1 ilrlnkp Ki'rvod fctOOrSodfl Kn.mt.iln
lni'1   tOUIfl properties*  bcsMes   refreshinK "
WetHflonlj raw fruit iyrapi of thtflnut
qtiitlfty       Fotmliilu, coimltT, glutei Hint
nOQpwilM nn- kept lonipnloutly b1mh<
Ikker Wtrt'pt, Nt-lmni. B. C.
Synod Sermon Delivered by Rev. C.
Procunier on Tendencies and
Dangers   of   the  Age.
Gait Coal
Terms Spat ��'Mh
Telephone 2tift
A lii'l lino of Crockery,
China und OliiRswnrc.
AltO Second Htmil Qootll ol Kverp Deiorlp-
rion.   Wo have rot thof-nnilHAMil sell tit
Lowa't PrloM In 'lnwn
GOOD wakkiiouhk POR BTORAQB.
Baker 't., next to   i'.u Ticket Office.
The following is tliu text of Ihu synod sormon delivered nt the special service In St. Saviour's church hist night
by Rev. c. A. Procunier, of Revel-
Jeremiah vl., It); "Thus sniih lhe
Lord: 'Stunil In the ways and see, aud
usli fur the old paths, where Is the good
way, and wulk therein, and ye shall
find rest for your souls.' "
This text Is not only nn emphatic
implication of tho actual degeneracy
of ancient Israel, but also Is a prophet'
lc picture of the ulmosl universal drift
of modern Christianity. On the unit
hand, there was deviation from the old
paihs of profound faith In which the
fathers' of Israel had walked for 1,300
years; the paths of Abraham, Isaac and
J Jacob; the paths In which the plain
rule of simple life was the decalogue,
and the elaborate rltilal of typical worship was that sacrificial system of
which the essence was an Invincible
faith in a coming) Redeemer; and on
ihe olher hand, there has been declination from the fundamental tenets of
ociimenlcal creeds and councils, Catholic fathers and early centuries. The
Sermon on ihe Mount is called spec-
uliulve and transcendental; miracles
nre the hypnotic results of subconscious subjection; the Incarnation is a
beautiful figure of the mysterious
blending of body nnd mind In human
ity. and the Resurrection and Ascension nre metaphysical abstractions, and
not literal facts. Even our English
language and literature have almost'
lost their deep saturation of Christian
Ideas and Images. Mediaeval phrase
and fable were replete with echoes and
shadows of the Divine Tragedy, stories
of the liiblc and the legends of saints.
Undoubtedly there has been, and Is.
alarming degeneration, while the other
���two scientific possibilities���viz: Bal
ance, which Is Ideal and hypothetic
perhaps; and evolution, which, in ordi
nary nomenclature, is a magical word,
yet, In its real signification and elaboration, is Catholic and orthodox���have
been trodden by tTie saintly feet of the
Scriptural few.
Now. what Is Ihe vera causa of this
lamentable state.and condition? First,
theologically, there is sareologlc solvent. This, in a well-known term, is
evil. Historically, ll is subsequent to
good. Good nnd evil are not coeval.
Evil is a modern degeneracy. In the
fair dawn of the first mornings we
"God snw everything that He had
made, and, behold, It was very good."
Therefore. Divine goodness crowned
material and immaterial creation. Man.
and nil besides, was good: but man
especially was good, both in body and
soul. But. however, as the natural
man Is subject to, and succumbs to
pathological degeneration, so the spiritual man is subject to, and succumbs
to moral degeneration. Such are the
facts, and all analytic and synthetic
processes of human tb'itigbi cannot
resolve the origin an dmystery of Iniquity. There have been many futile
attempts of a philosophical nature, attempted in a serious and orthodox
spirit. And secondly, philosophically,
there is the intellectual solvent. Cultivation and develovment of the intel-
���lectual faculties alone result In universal or historical scepticism, This
Is distinct from particular doubt, which
Is a provisional state of the mind In
search of truth, and which meets with
the approval of St. Paul: "Prove all
From time immemorial this subtle
spirit of doubt nnd Inquiry has been
actual, as well as a potential energy.
Rut, however, since the publication
of tho profound work of lnitnaniiel
Kant, the German metaphysician, criticism has entered Into Its acute nnd
virulent stage. The very essence of
Ihe present age Is criticism and anly-
sis. The human mind faces every-
thing, and, moreover, shakes everything that can be shaken; and after
deliberate reflection, takes calm comfort in the far-reaching though!���everything that enn he shaken ought to be
shaken. Nothing Is too sacred and
holy lo escape the scalpel and micro-
scopo of modern thought. Even, with
blasphemous feet, they approach, with
brazen faces, the consecrated elements
of Ihe Holy Eucharist Itself for a chemical analysis. Such is tho niter abandonment of this sncrillgiotis spirit. l,et
us not close our eyes lo these self-
evident facts and truths.    This subtle
spirit Is found in our homos, our
schools, our universities, In church and
state. And, beloved brethren, the
whole root of this awful matter Is subjective, und not objective; is in the
unit, and not In the whole; In the Individual, and not In the nation. For
the individual, without tho nation, 13
an abstraction, and vice versa. If we
cannot see and feel these obvious, put-
ent manifestations, this Is a further
proof of our moral obloquy.
What Is the specific remedy? One
chid' medicine for the diagnosed ills-
eases of the nineteenth century Is a
bold and unhesitating Inquiry for the
old paths, old doctrines and faith of
Ihe days that are past. What God has
given us from heaven cannot be improved; what man discovers does admit of Improvement. Although error
may often be ancient, yet truth is always old. We want nothing new.
What we need is plain, unflinching
teaching in reference lo the fundamental truths and first principles.
There has never been any spread of
the holy gospel, any conversion of
nations or countries, any successful
evangelistic work, except by the old-
fashioned doctrines of tho early Christians and reformers. **
We cannot speak too strongly of
private devotion and family worship,
if thoree ever is to be a final regeneration of tlie human race, it must emanate from tlie home and family, for
the state is family written large. Is
it too much to say that the prayerful
man is an omnipotent man? Not if the
human will he coincident witii the Divine will.
Hack to tbe old path of the one, the
holy, the Catholic and the Apostolic
church. The Christian cuurch is u
fact, and has a historical, and not a
mythological, origin. It is referred to
by its Divine Pounder us about to be
built upon a Rock. In the Book of the
Acts of the Holy Apostles it lias be
come a living reality, holding a council and making decisions upon most
points of doctrine and practice. And
fiom tbat distant day till tbe present
age her advance has been a brilliant
series of triumphs and victories.
In the saintly language of St. Paul:
"I beseech you, therefore, brethren, by
the mercies of God. that ye present
your bodies a living sacrifice, holy,
acceptable unto God, which is your
reasonable service; and be not conformed to this world, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind,
thnt ye may prove what. Is that good
and acceptable and perfect will of
Kelson, B. 0 , June Mb, 1906
5KAL1D TENDERS will be received by tbe
Warden of the FroriinMal gaol, Nelson, H. C.,
nnil! noon Junottib, f">r supplies 'or one Tear.
trofa July 1st, VA% to June SOih, 19D7. Me��t,
bread) Kroceric.i. hanl.v.irt', booti nnd shoes,
clothing, dry kod.Is, luel and drugi
Porffii for tender and spcolfleatiomcan be Lad
at the ProTlnelal gaol) Nc'sou,
The lowest or any Lender not neeeiiartty accepted. K K LEMON,
Notice Is hereby giv 11 that 60 days after date
WO Intend to uni-lv to the Honorable the Chief
Coipmfufoner ol Landi ami worJu at Vieioria.
BO for rwmlcslon to purchase the following
duorlbed lands, llt'iate In West Kootenay district. I'omni' nelOg at a post planted at Thomas
Jerome's N K. post, and marked 1'eter Desell
and a 1 hoquelte N. W, Corner; thence JO chains
east   tneooe 20 chains south, thence SO chains
west, thence <!0ohiitna north to the commencing
post, containing: JO acres more or less.
Dated May 85.
W. A. Jones, Agent
Notice is hereby given that 60 days after date I
intend to apply to the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Ltndgand Wtirks fir permisj-ioo to
puranaM the following described lands, situated
iu the district of Wen Kootenay. adjoining lot
Vim nn the West arm of Kootenay Lake. Commencing at an iuilM post placed at the Foutb-
wetl earner of lot 7901 theuce north at) chains,
thence west 10 chains, theuce soul*- ao chains,
thence 'rt��t 10 chains to poiUtol commencement
Dated May 28,1906.
J as. Fhazkk
Notice Is hereby Riven lhat sixty days afterdate
1 Intend to apply to the Honorable the Chief
Commissioner or Lands ami Works, Victoria, for
permission In purchase the following described
lands in West Kootemiy. Commencing at a post
market! KdgAr W. I ynei BOUth west corner near
to Hnrut:t rreek i.n-l about '2 miles ��...nth of MOB*
<|Ullo e cek and about 4 miles west of < olumbla
Mver; thenoe north St) chains, thence east *0
chains, t'enre sou h 80 chains, thence west 40
chains i<�� plate of commencement, containing
���til) iicres being the same more or Ices.
Dated June 4, 1906.
Kim.ar W. Dynks.
V. DVMM Agent.
Notice is hereby rIvi. that 00days afterdate 1
intend t�� api-lv to the Honorable the Chief
Commissioner oi Land-and Works (or permission to purchase Ihe fallowing described lauds,
Situated in blocan Dlsirlcl. Commencing at
north east coiner post of Lot 88 0, thence running south 90 chains, thence east 80 chains, thence
north 40 chains, thence west 80 chains to C. P. K.
right-of-way, following sumo south west to a
point liiinrii'pting north line of Lot W2Q, thence
cut to point of commencement) containing iso
acres mpft or less
Mav 80th 1900
Thirty days after dato.I intend making applf-
Ofltlon to the Honorable the Chief Commissioner
of Lands and works, for a, special license to cut
an I oarT) iiway timber from the following dei-
orlbcd lands. Commencing at a post p.ami on
the southern boundary of Timber License No.
W7i, and it bout 10 chains n rth of the N. W. corner of 1 >t B'iot-, I. West Kooenay. running thence
we��t 80 eutilns, tlrncc south 80 chains, thence
east 80 cha ns, i hence nortli 8J chains to point ol
Dated 10th April 1906,
Daniii. Tt'OMEY.
Silver King Hotel
Best Dollar a day bouse in the
Rooms are well furnished.   Tsbte as food si acw
lo NelioD.    Bar supplied with good
tlauors ana cigars.
W. E. McOANDUSH, Proprietor.
Tremont House
European and American Plan
Heals a cla.   Rooms from �� Ms to 11
Only While Help Kmplojed.
Baker St.. Nelson
Bartlett   House
Best Dollar-a-Day House in Nelson.
The Bar Is the finest.
White Belp Only Employed.
Joarphlne fit.
Nelson, B. C.
The Big Schooner T)nnt.  1A _
Or "Hill-ind-Half"    DCCf    1 UC��
The only Glass of Good Beer iu Nelson.
Hotel Accommodations second to
none in British Columbia.
Special Rates to Monthly Boarders.
The only Home Hotel in Nelson.
Lake Vieto
Hall and Vernon Sts.
Two Mocks from
Rates *l.00 per Day
and np.
No Chinese Help employed.
p. 0. Box 151.
Telephone 118.
Grand Central Hotel
J  A. ERICKSON, Proprietor.
Centrally Lorated. Open Day and Night.
Sample and Bath Booms Free.
Opposite Court House and Post Office.
Comer Ward and Vernon Stmts.
I*** Strathcona
Nelpon, B.C.
B. Tomkins, Manager.
The Leading Hotel in the
Oood   Sample    Rooms.
Queen's Hotel
Baker Street, Nelson. B. C.
Lighted by Electricity and
Heated by Hot Air
RATlid |3 1'HR DAY
Large and Comfortable Bedrooms and Pint*
class Dlutug Room. Sample Rooms (or Commercial Men.
MRS. E. C. CLARKE, Proprietress
West Transfer Co.
General Teamsters and Dealers in
Conl nnil Won .   Express nnd
baggage Transfer
Kit,."!?. Office: Baker St.
Old Curiosity Shop
If you want to buy or sell anything,
go to the Old Curiosity Shop. A new
line of Japanese Goods now on sale. All
kinds of Dlnnerware in stock, rut-
Choice Fruit
58 Acres and
50 Acres.
Both Pieces of Land Near Kelson
Clearing light nnd soil excellent.
Very easy terms on payment cau be arranged.
Phone 247.   Office next Canadian Bank of Commerce.   P. O. Box 698.
We have Improved and Unimproved Ranches for
Sale ou the Kootenay and Slocan Lakes, Slocan
Valley and Nelson District.
Before purchasing call   TJ     jft      1|��     ||fl\f\
and examiue our list.   aT*   OL/   !?�����   .D.latv.Le/
I'lrss and Accident        n        i  Tt   ,     a *  Ms    <
insurance.   Keal estate and Mining
Manager for the Kootenay Valleys Company, Ltd.
Oldest established Real Estate
Bnsiness iu Kootenay.
Nelson, B. C.
I have for Sale the Choicest
Fruit Lands In this district.
Most of it situate on the West Arm and Main Lake,
fure you decide to locate.
8ee me be-
S. ML BRYDGK, wpeS&kbank
' ***************************lVl*l**r^^AV^lVlAAlVl/LlVlJVllVlAlX/
A Speculation
300 Shares  INorthwest' Coal
Stock for $75.00.
McDermid & McHardy
Choice Fruit i ��*- ^Acres
Choicest Fruit Lands in
British Colombia.
Can sell any quantity from 5 acres to 2,000 in one block.
Buy now and get the ground floor prices.
J. E. ANNABLE,    -    Nelson, B. C.
Wholesale uixl Retail Dealers hi
Fresh and Salted Meats
Camps snpplied nu shortest uotico aud
lowest prict). Nothing but fresh aud
wholesome meats aud supples kept in .stock
Mail orders receive careful attention.
E. C. TRAVES, Manager.
Thompson & Douglas
Sign  Writing u Spsselalty.
Wall Paper and Burlap.
First Class Heating Plants and Modern
Sanitary Appliances.
Phone 181. Opera House Blk. Box 401,
90 Day Round Trip
Winnipeg, Pt. Arthur,
Duluth, St. Paul.
Through Excursion Kates
Toronto, Montreal,
Maritime Provinces,
New York, New England
on application.
Dates of sale : June 4, 0, 7, 2,1, 25;
July 2, 3;   Aug. 7, 8, 9;    Sept. 8, 10.
Tickets iubject to usual variations of
route and include meals and berth on
C. P. R. steamers on Great Lakes.
Full particulars from
D. P. Agent, Nelson, B. C. The Dally Canadian, Jane 7, J 906
Our Souvenir Spoons are the
Best You Can Find.
We have about '���'���" different t, wis,
iu Bririiug and Enamel, ranging
in price from OOcts to *���-' BO each, and mosl of them are now designi
In Pins, Bracelets, Knives, Trays, Paper Gutters, oto., we nnv-
iill tlie latest Canadian and Nelson Souvenirs,      If you are
looking for n Souvenir we cannol fail t" suit you
Mml orders reoeive prompt and careful attention.
Wood = Vallance  Hardware
Company,   Limited.
Shelf and Heavy Hardware,
Mine, Smeller and Mill Supplies, Stoves and
Ranges, Cillery.
aV:kiai.';.7!am��!av1' ���k ' "AW"'"""    Repairing and Jobbing a Specialty
SbeetmetaJ Work,Costings, Builders' Material andMlniog ond Mill Machinery.
Office and Works Fool of Park St.
Phone   304,
Ncl.son,   It. C.
'The Store of Sweets/
Fruits, Confectionery and
Ice Cream.
rupl| Longhursf s
Phono So, Baker St
Tho only brand that has siu.nl tl
test in Nelson for the tut two yean
Owing to the Increased demand lor}
��� this brand our stork was sold out in* j
. sonir sizes; we are in receipt of o full ���
assortment In quart, half gallon nnd ���
��� gallon tins
Sole Agcits (;ii Tartan Brand in Nelson.   ���
|       PHONE 56. I
���       QUICK DELIVERY. t
X Prompt Attention to Mail Orders! *
"For Everything Good
Imported i * J Domestic Cigars, Tobaccos.
Do You Know Thurman's Special Mixture?
.lAKIili ST.
The Latest Modem Appliances
now iu use at this
Baker Street.     -     NELSON.
RAMSAY'S  2 lb.  Cambridge
Package for 40c.     Fresh
aud the best ou the
Telephone 101,
Cor. Vernon and Ward  Slruel-s,
NBL.SON.   11. C.
.1. FRED HUME, Proprietor.
T n McKee, II II Richardson, Q A
Gall, .1 F Potts, it \v Wlndle, Vimioii
viiM It I Klrkwood, Slocan; !���' Gordon,
II .\ Serltt, Calgary; A 10 Watts, Wans.
burg; ll It Clothier, Cranbrook; II
Drechsel, Monlreal; .1 M Turnbull, \v
II Aldrldge, Trail.
1. II Moffatt, Rossland; .1 li Anderson, II C Cornish, Trail; .1 13 McFar-
land, Republic; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold,
Mr. :��� ti 11 Mrs. Freeman, Revelstoke; A
!���' Chester, Pollard Opera Cotnpan]; X
Wolverton, Brandon,
.1 Q Robson, Koch Siding; M Rob-
son, Regina; W T Jackson, Vancouver;
C N Silin, Edmonton; (; 13 Dole, Montreal; 11 C Rhodes, Cranbrook; A 11
McKensle, Phoenix; (1 Cooke, Kaslo;
A Lewis, San Francisco.
11 .1  Burns, Oates;  H    Keon,   E    I'
McOregor, Toronto; II S Hose. London.
ti  Nicholson, C A Keys, 0  U, Keys.
Spokane;   11 Graham, H  .1  Henderson,
Regina; n Baxter, Cascade.
T   Mulvej  and   wife, Slocan;   John
Ryan,  Yinir;  T Madden, Hot Springs;
W Harby, Prank; It Tryman, Bbolt,
A   Hirst,    Phoenix;    T    Mason,    A
Holmstead, Greenwood.
M Derfleld, C E Broqkway, Philadelphia; W Sluiiiher, Arrowhead.
s  Dupuy,  1  Savage, Rossland;    11
Taylor, Greenwood; C 1. Schilling, P A
Schilling, Arrowhead;   \v  Schwartzen-
hi r, Deer Park,
.1 II palgllsh, Koch Siding; W A
Richardson, H Howell, Bonnington; E
MoPhadden, Slocan; W .1 Stewart, .1
Khz, Spokane; .1 \v Connell, St Louis:
���I" French, .1 A McKay. A lloey. .1 M
McDonald, .1 Wooloroft, s .1 Rutnell,
C Mason, W Hutchison, Winnipeg.
A meeting of tho directors of tho
Agricultural Society will be held In the
illy hall tonight   nl S o'clock.
The im iiiliers of llle Nelson tennis
club are practicing diligently In preparation for 1 in' Dominion Day tournament.
Practices lor Kirmess nre called for
this evening In tho Agricultural hull,
ihe tambourine drill at 7; 16 and the
sextette at 9 o'clook.
There was no bi anion of the police
court this morning. The doekel for
tomorrow Includes u long Hal of In
fractions ol cltj bj laws.
The  Bteamor Kuskanook    took    an
other  trip an 1    the    harbor    this
morning, She is proving, nccordlngto
ofllciala, quite up lo tho expectations
formed ol' Iter.
The finance committee appointed to
collect funds tor ihe Dominion Das
celebration will report 111 11 general
meeting lo be held In the city hall to-
morrow night al  S;30.
The management of Kirmess havo
secured the bi rvlces of the following
gentlemen :is a spoils committee;
Chief Dessy, .1. J. Malone, W. P. Dick-
s 111. F. A. Slarkey nnd  Mayor Glllett.
Nelson wears a holiday appearance
ihis afternoon. Practically all places
ot business are closed and the merchants and their employees are either
al  the  recreation  grounds  or on  tho
The June meeting ol the University
club has 1 u postponed for a week on
occ mnl of many other engagements,
whlcb have prevented the preparation
of b paper and the meeting of the university committee. H will be held Saturday evening, .June 16th, and will
probably be the last meeting until
The Uoscian Opera Company drew a
second crowded house lasl night for
"Fro Dlavola," although the opera Is
probably familiar to a majority of total play-goers. The play was we-ll presented, and the singing was very good,
tho chorus in lhe bedroom scene exceptionally so. The performance was ap-
plauded and Bpeclal features encored
;, ., 11 and .main. The very clever
ffork of Lhe comedians, Claude Alnsden
ami Hlllyard Campbell, evoked repeat-
eii recalls.
Mining   Records.
One loeaiion ami six certificates
wen- recorded in the Nelson mining office  today.
Joseph Sturgeo orded   the First
Chance, located .May 20th between
Wild Horse and Bear creeks.
Certificates wore issued to .1. Slur-
geon on tin' First Chance, 20-Mllo
Fraction Fractional, Giant, Gigantic
ami Chahalis, and to Frank Seaman on
tho  Royslon.
The Store of Quality
Ii it oeoonUy In every well regulated homo. Our cloekicombfnebetutj
Oldeiign Willi 11 Mnl 111. n�� ��� unify as lime-In.e|>crs. \v. [mite impaction
ol our Clooki   ibeyare inn- in great variety otitylei   trow B rtay strike j
hihI alarm, m f:i up lo ihe flue Imported ones.     We alio havo tboie \~J
lam.his little alarm onei at only *1 flQ.   Come In today. ?\
Lilliputian  Company   Will   Spend   Next
Week  In   Nelson.
A welcome variation from the usual
inn of theatrical attractions is promised in the coming of the Pollard 1.11'
lipullan Opera Company, which begins
an engagement of six nights al Sher-
man's opera house, commencing Monday, June  1 till.
The organization is composed of tal
ented Juveniles between 1 li*- aces of 7
and It years, whose performances rise
to the dignltj of those presented by
leading professional companies. The
little* folks are selected Bolely em ar>
count of their talents, and are subjected to the must careful and patient
training, They have an extensive repertoire, Including  "A  Runaway  Girl,"
"lhe   Belle of  New   York. Lhe  Gel-
,-lia," "A Gaiety Girl, I'he Lad) Slavey," "Pinafore," etc. Daphne Pollard,
tho queen of this notable galaxy, Is
the- youngest and sinalh'si prima donna In the world, Despite her bIzq and
years, she can truthfully claim to have
appeared before "the crowned heads,"
lor (luring last season's tour In the
Orient she Bang before the emperor of
.laiian  and   the  sultan of Johore,
Boomerang Lamp Throwing.
Vancouver. Wash., June t.���As the
result, ot a quarrel Tuesday night, .Mrs,
Alice Meyers, of Washington, u. (.'.,
is 'lead and her sister, Miss Clara La-
vole, Is seriously burned. So far as
can be learned by the Bherlff, Mrs.
.Meyers became enraged at ber sist, ;
ami threw a lighted lamp at her. In
so doing Mrs. Meyers Bprlnkled herself
with Ignited oil, ami Inhaled the
liaraes to such an extent that sh'' died
yestertlay. Her sister will recover.
The tragedy occurred at the homo of
the mother of the women, where Mrs.
Meyers was visitiiiK.
Heat Kills Six Persons.
Chicago, June 7���Yesterday was the
warmest day of the year thus far in
Chicago, ilie temperature rising to 81
degrees al 3 o'clock In the afternoon
at the United Slates weather bureau
The heat caused ihe death of six persons and the prostration of several.
Tne normal temperature for this time
of the year is CO degrees.
Specially prepared
Is tho
Correct Thing
to us" on strawberries and nil fresh Fruits,
We have ii in 10 pound sacks to
Bell at
$f.00 per Sack.
Have 11 sack sent np with your next order
for groceries.
Hood & Teetzel
K. \v. 0. Block.    Phone 10.
Kansas City, .lune 7.���Two deaths
occurred here yesterday. The higbesl
temperature recorded here was 86 de-
World's Largest Liner.
Glasgow, June 7.���The new Ounard
turbine steamer Lualtmi.a, the world's
largest liner, was successfully launched at tho Clyde bunk today, und was
christened by Dowager Lady [nver-
clyde. Hundreds of visitors from all
parte of the country, besides hundreds
of the local population, witnessed tbe
We   have   jus!   opened   up  sonic  very
line lines ii]  Bwei i   His, nils, and as we
hnj   direct  fr   the  factory, you can
depend upon getting tresh, crisp goods.
Christie's Brandy SnapB, per lb,,.,40c
. hi,stir's Dinger  Snaps, per Ih 20c
Christie's Cheese Wafers, per lb,,..26c
Christie's Frauam Wafers. 2 lb. ilns
each IOC
i 'bristle's Assorted Sandwich, per lb 25c
Christie's   Social   'i'i as 26c
Curlstiela   Arrowroot,   per   III 2!ic
Christie's  DoBSerts, per tl> ;:",('
Christie's Chocolate Fingers, per lb.
Curistie's Cafe Notr, per lb	
Christie's Cocoanut  Bars, per lb,..,
Christie's Water Rolls, per lb	
Christie's w r ice Wafers, per lb.
Christie's Macuroohs, per lb	
Christie's Cream Sodas, 2 lb. tins..
Christie's Fig Bars, per lb....	
Ramsay's, Cream Sodas, per tin. ���
Ramsay's Molnssi s Snaps. 2 lbs...
Mccormick's Cream Sodas, per tin.
We will In- ph ased to show you tl
g Is.
Toye & Benedict
Josephine St.
Telephone 7
JOY'S Cash Grocery
'* Tell me what Ihey cat
and 111 tcil you wh.il they are."
Bo Bays Borne wise body, and
I guess he could. People who
relish good things are awake to
the opportunities we offer to
secure Lhe besl of everything
at lh��* l"Wi st possible prices.
My stock of staples and fresh
Groceries is unsurpassed by
(toasted    Plymouth    Roc*
Chicken 60c per tin
ileinz's      Sweet.      Pickles,
Gherkins tov. per bottle
Spanish Olives	
 :>-r><* and 60c per bottle
Hothouse Cucumbers.26c each
Local Gooseberries.35c perbox
Asparagus Uc per Ih
Spring Cabbage��� 10c per lb
Strawberries 26c  per box
will meet you at the door
or in the store
Another Eureka Payment.
The shareholders of the Eureka
Copper Mines, Limited, made a Becond
payment of 16,000 on their bond of
the Eureka mine on June 1st. About
the 16th of this month it is proposed
to increase the number of nun employed and to begin Blnking on the
Notice is ben by i:m-n thai 00 dayi (nan date 1
intoud m apply m fho Honoial ... tlm Cblel Com*
tniailoner ol I aodi and Worki, f.>r permtalon tn
purchase the foiluwiiif* deierlbed (mi..*, nUmm-
at llu-iiKMilh nf  lluirlil-'fiii creek OO   lhe   Arrow
Lakei lU the Weit   Konl.-imy   District.    Alton!.*)
rccm of IhihI; oommenoing ��l a pott marked
w. h. V B w. poit. thence noUh ���" ehatai, thence oa��t 30 chaini, thence ����.uih 10 chaini, thenoe
wait 20 chaini lo point of eommenoemeut.
Haled this 4th day of June 1906
William Barry Phtrrs
Wil i I KM J. T'., ... AQKNT
Notice i< hereby given tbat OOdayi from date i
inl:iid to ipply f. i he H.m ��abl the Cbfel Com-
mluioner of Landi unit Worke, for permuulon to
purchase 100 acrei Of land a*  Van  Hnnlen creek
Inth-jArrow Lakeilntbe Weil Koouiu\ District. Starting from a postmarked >.J,LN W
port, tbence lo ohalni east, thence io chaini
loo h, thence in chaini west, tbence 10 ciuiina
north to point r.f commencement
Dated Ibis4th day of June 1900.
Atniii ii Jons Lang:
Wll.t.HM .1    lOYB, Agent.
Republicans Hit Back,
Harrlsburg, i'a., June 7.���The Fte-
puBllcan state convention today adopt*
od a platform heartily endorsing ihe
administration of President Roosovell
for i's vigorous and successful enforcement through the department of
justice of all trust Interestato commercial   laws.     Mayor  Kdwin   Ktewari.     of
Philadelphia,  was nominated  for gov-
High Grade Oxocolates, Gum,
Candies and Fruit.
Thorpe's nice cool drinks.       Lunches
put np 11 specialty.
W.J, Walker,   !$
The subscription and circulation lists
of The Daily Canadian are now being
compiled. The terms are 50 cents a
month delivered in the city, or $5 a
year when paid in advance. We shall
be glad to enroll your name. We are
here to stay.
Ice Cream Sodas.
The Finest in the Land.
Belle-r Linen. Kctter Fit.
Better Hakinf. Better Style.
In Our Collars than in mosl makes offered you.
Kvery Correct n:yie'.   Try out kiml of Collar,
Near Sight
Bllghtlv nour pIkIi|i..,i tmlay.
Mine tomorrow,
Progress nf near ilrht i, ihe tororunnet
e>M,i iiiIimk*.    lli.- Ifrstalgnof nesrilght
L'!ft?��   "" . "' ,|,��l'',,1<"l      KXAM1NATH1N
mikk.      Our Option Dopartmont I, np-
tO'dato in svery n Hiun-t. '
JKWELUCIl      nn,l      OI'XIOIAN
Clearing Out
:- SALE -:-
I have decided  to relive from the Shoe Business in
Nelson and am offering my entire stock of
Most of these goods have been opened up this Spring, ami
are rit;hl up-to-date in regard to style and workmanship.    We give a few lines in the following
materials and prices :
Men's Valour and Box Calf 15.00 and $8.00      fs.50 and M.oo
Men's Valour and it..\ i':iir M.0Oandf4,GO      IMS
.Men's Pino llnx Call In Bale and BluoheraW.M 12,25
Mens Tan Bluchers and Oxford! IG.00and$t.28       l^.r.o
Men' Sole' Leather Working Hunts )t.fi0and $4.00      I'J.Tr,
Men's Chrome Bluchor* Outside Counter*.$3.60and $4.00       $-'.r,ii and $2.76
Men'   Hand made   Chrome   and Oalt '''��''
and low out $6.00 and $6.00       $3.76 and $4.50
Women'a Bonis $6.00 $3.76
Women's Boots $8.00 $8.00
Women's Boole $8.60 $1.76
Hoys'  School  Shoes  From $1,60 up
lilrlH* School Slin*s  From Jl 15 up
Children's Shoe!  From 76c  up
These Goods Must be Sold Regardless
of Sacrifice.
All book accounts must be settled by June 25th, or they
will lie placed in our solicitor's hands for collection.
H. McCausland
��� ��������� ���
t Standard Fatnittire Company j
Complete House Furnishers and Undertakers.    ���
Mie.son A  Alien I'iillin.,
" ' ^t'rmi'ur" st.ttroH,
Olobo-Werulolt" B,n,t Cant Caw and OUoe fan
���"'...  S        ��� III I���
I. H. Ashdown Hardware Co., Ltd.
Wo would invito yon to Inspect our large and varied stock of
No need to unffer from !i��'i.t if you
will only call and ask to wee our
Hot Weather Requisites
Htore open from 7 n.m. to ll p.m. uvciry dny except holidays nnil Suniluys
W Don't Forget we are
1 Headquarters
$$> For....
'���' y^'j)&>-vk('')
Our Trade   thl��   Season \\/ HV't*
has  heen   Larger than   ever      W  *1   ���    _*_
RppflllCA    Our   Clothes  Prove   Them-
DCCtiUSe selves  Reliable
They maintain thoir slinpe. Thev ennnot lie Bqoallod
in Style, Pit and Worltniiinsliiji. ' They nre worth
every osnt they cost and ore the oneapest in the long run.
Hlgh-Olass Tailors.
Baker Ht., Nelson, B. 0,


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