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VOLTJMB   2.      NO.   269
ItAI. ON NUGGET
lelson Men Acquire Half
Interest
SHtEP CHEEK MINE
\ac of Many Rich Properties in the
Valley���Free Milling Gold and
Very High Grade.
A   mining   transaction   of   more   than
rdi:..ii .   iinporiauce was consummated
N, i.-un yesterday, wheu A. H. Gracey,
ting   Iur   himself   and   other   clleulB,
night out the half Interest In the Nug
1 11.ue-   iii   Sheep Creek  valley,   held
E   Homer  Grasty,  Jr.,  of   Spokane.
petty ls now held, and  will be
^raled,   by    Mr.   Gracey   and   W.    B,
BdoI.
II   Qraceyt name as a mining eu-
��� 1 1.1 lauilllur to every one In Ivoot-
I He     has     managed     recently
Athabasca and Venus mines on
uriniig mountain, and the Bra mfns
Camborne, ol  which he Is still man-
i: Pool, once known aa the "King
Lardeau," has had a checquored
������: as a milling mau, which may be
immarlzed by saying that he lias been
. pioneer of more rich mining lields
..,!, in) other mau In the province and
a- ��� ariched every one associated with
(1 1 pt   hlniEelf.
A lew  weeks  ago   Mr.   Pool  engaged
ll    i.r.icey    as   a   mining   engineer   to
lamine     the     Nugget   for   him.     ,Mr.
ici .. on his return declared lhat what
il   was a  revelation  to him   but
��� all examination  was conlldeiitinl he
. : not then speak fur publication.
-     sequoutly      Mr.   Grasty     found   It
^sary   to   realize   on   his   Interests
: Mr. Gracey  with  his own  personal
ledge   of   the   properly   found   no
hi ally  In getting that interest taken
er.
ilie   Nugget  la  one of  more   than   11
of rich properties on Sheep Creek.
:..���   of the better known mines In tne
��� y  are the Queen  and Yellowstone,
rned by William Waldie, lhe Kootenav
;���    and     Mother     Lode,    owned   by
tsurs.   Bennett,   Drummond,   Hillings
1  others,    the    Emerald, owned   by
1I111 WaldbeBer, of Salmo, the Nevada.
��� rned bj   Butte uud Spokane men, und
i "iers.
The   properties    are    nearly   all   free
Billing gold and high grade. The value
I"1:1 flout fiO to over J1U0 to lhe Ion un
tin run or the mine. The Queen, Mother
! e   iiinl   Kootenay   Belle,   the   latter
�� �� under lease to .1. I'. Hell, of Brio,
ire shipping as well as handling pari
il their output at mills in tlie valley
Sheep Creek vulley ia an admirable
'lion of the converse of the pro-
��erli tlnil illslant fields are green. If It
sere in Alaska, Yukon, Labrador or
Patagonia there would he a rush to It
'"���'��� Hi" 111, the Aiislrllan fever and the
'���nu     Hut 11 has tbe misfortune to
'��� accessible by an hour and a hall's
��� ride from Nelson und then a
'1 "��� 11 miles by a good wagon roud.
M 'he height of tlie Tonopan exette-
"" nt an old Kooleniiy miner, writing
'���'���'"> Hie Nevada lields, said if 1 bad
1 square mile of Sheep Greek valley
���own lie,,, with any one ui a doten
Rowings that I know of, there would be
", lien on It In 114 hours."
Weill luiH gone on In the vulley. lu
spite of the apathy of Nelaon, ami the
fortunate few who have eyes and brains
"Hi probably make fortunes,
I'll.- Nugget is owned by 0, Matthews
from whom Messrs. I'ool und Grasty
took 11 lease nnd bond, which, as Btated,
:"" now  ihe property of w.   B,   Pool
"im ihe interests     presented by a. ii
"he shipments ���
'" 1st, inos, bavi
" to Sinn a  ton
Hill
un lhe mine since
11 led in i nine from
and the aggregate
is over $19,0   '.
Tl1'   vein vutios In width from three
to nine feet.   The present workings are
"t u depth of over 100 feet nnd the ore
h��s    so    far    Increased   In  value   with
Ispth,
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NELSON. B. C., SATURDAY, APRIL it, J908.
Fifty Cbnts a  month
bratlon to commemorate the anniver-
sary The arrangements for the cele-
biution have been completed on a-scale
"f great magnitude.
More than uoo meetings are to, he
held during the week and several score
of speakers prominent in eccelesiastical,
university and professional life In all
pails of the country are to be heard.
In addition, leading Y. M C. A. workers
In railroad, student, industrial and immigrant work will gather in the city to
assiBt in the celebration, Monster tallies will be held each evening ln the
auilliorluin of the Y. M. ('. A. building
In La Salle street, which is already
gaily decorated iu honor ot the occasion. Other services will he held
during the week in city and railioad
association buildings, schools aud col
leges, churches, shops, factories and
railroad  yards,  both  days and evening.
Another feature of lhe anniversary
week win be the Inauguration of a fund
of II.uuu.uuu to provide for the future
Stability and development of the association work in Chicago and vicinity.
It is proposed to raise not less than
$600,000 of this amount during the current year. The greater part of tills sum
will be set aside as an endowment fund.
��� KUIT uKUWWIi lU.Uitt
Dominion  Inspector of Fumigation Foresees   Rapid   2nd   Steady   Advance for  Industry.
v%:
Y. M. C. A. Jubilee.
Chicago, April 11. ���The Chicago
branch of the Young Men's Christian
' Delation has reached Its fiftieth birth'
ll;u The entire week beginning to
���sorrow haa  been Bel aside for a nil*
Vancouver, April 11.���Fruit growing
in British  Columbia is lust    attaining
proportions which promise soon to
make it a serious rival of the mining, lumber and lishiug industries us
a source of wealth. The acreage to he
piuced under cultivation this year will
surpass all former' records, according
to otlicial Information in the possession
of Mr. Tom Wilson of this city, Do
minion  inspector ot   fumigation.
All fruit trees imported Into thi.1
province puss through the hands ol
Mr. Wilson, who enforces a rigorous
inspection. The test consists of a microscopical examination, and ln the
event of the detection uf disease or
the presence of pests the trees are thoroughly fumigated with the vapor ot
hydrocyanic acid.
"It is safe to estimate that considerably over a million fruit trees will be
planted tn various sections of llritish
Columbia this spring," said Mr. Wilson to The Province. "During March,
our busiest month, I inspected a total
of over >;���"..'���,.". and this mouth the fig-
urea will not show any big reduction.
This only refers to Imported trees. The
favorite varieties are apples, pears,
pi aches, plums and prunes. Of these
apples ami peaches constitute the largest number. The trees are principally
secured fioni Oregon, although Iowa
anil Washington make ninny shipments
to llritish Columbia. This of course is
exclusive of the supply furnished by
nurserymen on lhe coast and up-country. Tlie demand lor fruit trees iu recent veins has been so vast that they
could not till all the orders, despite
the Increasing arceage yearly laid out
In   nurseries.
"Fruitgrowers are also obliged to Import strawberry and raspberry plants
from the United States. Already this
sen,ion .several hundred thousand of
both varieties have been Inspected
here. The Oregon nurserymen are enterprising. Every fall they have every
fruit growing seel Ion of the province
canvassed by agents, ami the orders
.it-,, executed  in  the  following spring.
The distribution of the trees and plants
embraces nearlj every dlstrlcl south
o!' ibe main line of the 0. i1. it. from
the Rookies to the coast, ami the Dominion railway belt Itself. There were
bin shipments this season to the Arrow
Luke country, Nelson, the Boundary
and the Okanagan, Three or tour
years hence, according to (he locality,
iliese trees will lie hearing and Supplying   Hull   to   Hie   home   market   and
iii,.   people  of  iii w   provinces,    1
iion'i think fruitgrowing enn i��' over
done for the growth of population will
maintain a good demand tor many
yenrs   at   profitable    prices,   and    even
a substantial    reduction    would    siin
leave a handsome return on  the money
Invested."
Mr. Wilson hns ben a horllculHiriillst
all bis life, lie received his training
in   Scotland,  nnd   Inter waa  despatched
to India, where lie applied his knowledge to good ndvnntnge. He was formerly in chnrge of Hie ruinous Coldstream or Aberdeen trnll orchard in the
Okanagan dlstrlot,
Still  Critical.
London, Aprtl  11.   sir Henry Campbell Bannerman passed a unlet
His condition la still critical.
R(Jti5 FOR BOTH
s   	
Grand Trunk and Grand
Trunk Pacific
BRITISH PRESS VIEWS
Agree with Confidence Expressed by
Sir Charles Wilson���Canada
From Ocean to Ocean.
Montreal. April II.���A special London
cable says that newspaper comment
generally seems to accept Sir Charles
Rivera Wilson's confidence that Canada's certain progress leaves plenty of
scope for the Grand Trunk to maintain,
and the Grand Trunk Pacific to obtain,
its fortunes. The Financial News favors
the suggestion of having a fraction of
the board consist of Canadian residents.
St. Thomas. April 11.���Hayne'a oatmeal mill waa destroyed by fire yesterday   with a  loss  of $5,000.
Brampton, April 11.���George Sherwood, 48 years old, is dead from Injuries received by falling into a coal bin
while unloading a car of wood. He
leaves  a  widow   and  two  children.
Hamilton. April 11.���Albert Gulph,
carpenter was kllledby falling from a
scaffolding  yesterday afternoon.
Ailsa Craig. Ont., April 11.���North
Middlesex Conservatives have nominated C. C.  Hodglns  for the legislature.
Welland, Ont., April 11.���Welland
Liberals have nominated C. W. Sutherland for the legislature at the next election.
Toronto, April 11.���John Eadle, a
laborer, dropped dead while installing
ati am fittings in the new premises of
the Brighton laundry yesterday afternoon.
Amherst, N. S., April 11.���A. M.
Pride, founder and president of the
Amherst Boot and Shoe company, and
one of the best known manufacturers
in Bastern Canada, died yesterday, aged
sixty-six. Mr. Pride was oue of the
governors of Acadia University and a
leader of social  and moral  reform.
Toronto, April 11.���A. D. George, the
Chesley barrister arrested on a charge
of theft and three hundred shares of
mining stock from W. H. Hale, a Toronto stock broker, has been released
on $2,000 hall.
Toronto, April 11.���After waiting and
saving for nine months R. Johnston,
Toronto Junction, was able to write to
England for his wife to come out to
him. She arrived Thursday night, ap-
pnrenlly In good health, was taken ill
yesterday morning, un ' died in the hospital last night. Heart trouble was the
uuuse of death.
Toronto, April II.���Con. Walsh, of the
Woodstock athletic association, broke
the world's record In 50 pound weight
for height at tjie second night's show of
Hie Olympic fund carnival here last
night, by tossing the weight to the
height of Hi feet, lift inches. This Is
three Inches in excess of the previous
record.
Waterford, Out., April 11.���A young
louglisimin named Coraer wns found half
dressed and unconscious on Huron St.
.Medical uld wus summoned but the
young man died Without recovering con-
sulouaneaa. Two bottles of poison were
found 111 hia pockela and It is thought
he committed suicide, though no reuson
Is known for him doing so.. His parents,
who are said to be wealthy, live in Birmingham,  England.
night.
connection with the Union Square tragedy in New York, and who ia now ln
Montreal, says President Roosevelt is
a fool. Hia latest message to congress
shows that plainly. The United States
ia today making the same mistake that
liusata made 25 years ago in trying to
auppreas the anarchist propaganda.
Suppression begets violence. Twenty-
five yeurB ago Russians attempted to
blow out anarchist principles with the
lesult that they developed into revolutionary movement which today is supported by men and women of all classes.
The United States should take warning.
Toronto, April 11.���A deputation from
the woollen section of the Canadian
Manufacturers' Association waited on
the government yesterday afternoon
seeking Increased protection to that Industry. Consideration was promised
aud it was understood that the manufacturers on their part would supplement their representations by memorandum of what they desire.
Montreal, April 11.���The Empress of
Ireland arrived at Liverpool un Friday
at  midnight.
Lindsay, Ont., April 11.���The Utile
two nnd a half year old son of William
Baker was run over and killed by a
train while playing on a crossing.
St. .Iohn. K. II., April 11.���Tile Empress   of  Britain   docked   this   morning
and landed the mails.
Calgary, April 11.���Thursday night
the city police were informed that stolen tobacco had been cached In a deserted house across the river. They had
two men on watcn last night. At 1
o'clock two men drove up and loaded
goods Into a buggy. The police rushed
them but in the darkness one man got
away. And both officers chased the
other, shooting ov ;r his head to frighten him. He was finally captured and
brought to the city. As they were chasing him, the other thug opened fire.
He fired twelve shots. So far he has
not been captured.
Regina. April 11.���A resolution "that
the government be requested to make
the provision for an inquiry into the
question of government ownership and
control of Interior elevators for the
information of the house at its next
session," was defeated by the government in  the legislative assembly here.
The government opposed the motion
on the ground that the grain growers
would shortly be conferring on this
subject with the authorities and to anticipate their action would be a discourtesy. The reaolution was defeated
on a straight party vote.
The local Improvement districts convention was brought to a conclusion
this afternoon and Mr. Smith of Yel-
lowgrass elected to the position of president.
Montreal, April 11.���City Treasurer
Robb has been given instructions by
the finance committee to take immediate proceedings against the General
Street Railway company for $50,000,
the amount due on anow removal during the past winter. The company has
been disposed to oppose full payment
on the claim that the work has been
done  in an  extravagant   manner.
Guelph, April 11.���Joshua Adams, employee of the Bell factory, was probably
fatally Injured yesterday by having his
head crushed between a truck and a
piano.
Toronto, April 11.���A special from
Thornhill states that all Indications are
thnt the alleged attempt upon the
branch of the Sterling Bank at that place
on Tuesday night last originated ln the
Imagination of a young bunk manager.
Mr. Henry, who described tils combat
with three hurglura, a pistol duel In the
dark and the final ending when he waa
struck on the head by u blunt Instrument and fell Insensible and the robbers escaped In the darkness. So satis
Bed are the nulhoilties of this that they
have stopped their investigations and
will take no further action beyond reporting their conclusions to the attorney general. Henry Is ulleged to
have written to detectives that perhaps he was excited and no attempt
had been made tu rob the hank, lie
recalled. It ls claimed, having read an
account of the attempt to enter the Imperial Bank at St. David's, and it Is asserted thut lie made an admission that
perhaps he had been dreaming about It
before going down stairs. In this event
Mr. Henry iniiBt have fired the shots
himself.
BRODEUR RAVING
Threatens Officials With
Arrest
LATE VIRTUOUS ANGER
Montreal. April   11.���Alexander  llerk-
nian. treasurer of the Anarchist Federation of America, who was arrested ln
Usual Ending.
Helena, Mont., April U.���After being
out more than 28 hours the Jurors in
the Joint case of O. C. Dallas, chief clerk
of the federal surveyor general's office,
and John 1). McLeod, draughtsman ln
the same office, failed to agree and were
discharged last night by Judge Hunt.
The men were charged with conspiracy
lo defraud the government through ni
leged  fraudulent   surveys.
Head of Comic Opera Department is
Investigating in Person���Notes
of Parliament.
Montreal, April 11.���According to the
Star's Ottawa correspondent Brodeur's
personal investigation of the marine department may result in a sensation being sprung in the next few days by the
arrest of those under suspicion.
Ottawa, April 11.���In connection with
investigation of irregularities in the
marine department nothing haa transpired to justify any such extreme measures as arreat of the othciala concerned. The report In the Montreal Gazette
to that effect is entirely without foundation.
A preliminary statement of revenue
and expenditure of the Dominion for
the fiscal year ending March 31st has
been issued by the finance department,
It shows revenue as $04,708,982, consolidated fund expenditures $G5,093,374;
capital expenditures $28,125,552. These
returns, however, are not complete as
the accounts of the country for the
period lu question can not be completed
for some months.
Ottawa, April 11.���Authority has been
granted by letters patent to the Ogllvie
Flour Mllla company to Increase the
capital stock from $3,250,000 to $4,500,-
000 to permit of its carrying on the business of transportation, warehouses, etc.
GERMAN   LOAN   ISSUED.
Britt-MacFarland.
San Francisco. April 11.���Packey
MacFarland nnd Jimmy Brltt will meet
this evening ln the Cosmopolitan arena
in a twenty round match. Both were
pronounced by the physicians to be In
good condition. The fighter were
weighed in at 10 o'clock this morning.
The articles call for 133 pound at that
hour. Interest at the outcome Is keen,
it being MacFarland's first appearance
on the coast. There ls much betting on
the result with the odds favoring the
Chicago fighter at ten to nine. Mac-
farland is reported to have wagered a
large sum on his own chances. They
will enter the ring at 3 o'clock. Hack
Welch will referee the bout, which will
be governed by straight Marquis of
Queensberry rules.
Echo From Philippines.
Manila, April 11.���A despatch from
Bayomboug reports that the detachment
Bent out against LIngay, the outlaw
leader whose band treacherously murdered a policeman, has been attacked
and a sharp fight ended iu the routing
of the outlaws  who left nine dead.
New German Cruiser,
Kiel. Germany. April 11���The armoured cruiser Blucher wus launched
from the Imperial nuvw yard at II
o'clock this morning lu the presence of
Prince Henry of Prussia nnd many high
ofllclals of the admiralty. The cruiser
is built entirely of steel with a displacement of 15.000 tons. The Schuernhors
which displaced only 11,600 tons wns
hitherto the largest German cruiser.
The  estimated   coal   of  construction   Is
$c.y5o.ooo.   Her complement win total
790 officers anil men as opposed to 650
on the Schiiernhors. Her contract speed
is 21 knots an hour.
Anna Giving In.
New York, April 11.���Madame G011I1I
with her children and their tutor sailed
for Genoa and Naples today on hoard
the North Cerman-l.liiyd steamer Fried-
rich der Grosse. About the snme hour
the Prince de Sagnn. who hns been pay
Ing assiduous court to Mme. Gould, sailed for Europe on the American line
steamer St. Paul. Mme Gould nnd her
children passed the night on hoard the
Frledrlch der Grosse.
Necessitated    by    Many    Projects
Mainly by Naval  Ambition.
Quakes in Mexico.
San Antonio, Tex., April 11���A special
to the Kx press from Monterey. Mexico,
snvs: "Telegraph despatches from
Mlerand and Noriega sny that several
distinct earthquakes were felt Wednesday nnd BgSln Thursday. Owing to tie
sevort> nature of the shocks, great aim 111
was felt and many Iled from their homes
to other towns."
Berlin, April 11.���The imperial and
Prussian loan, amounting to $162,500,-
000, the announcement of which attracted attention and excited comment in
all the capitals of Europe, was offered for subscription today. The issue,
which has been bought by a syndicate of leading Berlin and provincial
hankers, is to bear 4 per cent. Interest
and will not be convertible within a
period of ten years.
The fact that Germany has found it
necessary to issue loans amounting to
$25,000,000 already this year is not regarded here as a cause for any alarm
or distrust in regard to t;.e country's
financial position. The Unsocial community is Inclined to accept the official
explanation that the loans are merely
keeping pace with the greatly increased naval expenses of Germany. While
the loans unquestionably are large for
times of peace, It is realized that the
naval undertakings of the empire, the
Prussian plan for expropriating the
land of the Poles and the project for
extending the state railroads require
an extraordinarily large amount of
money.
ALBERTA BUILDING LAW
l
Owners    Protected    Against    Excessive
Liens  In   Event of  Failure
of Contractors.
Calgary, April 11.���While the builders, contractors, architects and suppliers of material arc holding indignation meetings in the city of Calgary,
protesting against the shortcomings of
the lien law, a new law bas already
passed the legislature and ready upon
the statutes.
Tbjfc amendment to the statute law
deals with this very case, and was
passed at the recent session of the legislature. As the act Is not retroactive,
the Breckenridge-Lund vs. Travis case
becomes of academic interest merely,
and of importance only to those interested in  It.
By this amendment clause 32, the
one at issue, is struck out, and the
following inserted:
No Hen, except for not more than six
weeks wages In favor of laborers, shall
attach so as to make the owner liable
for a greater sum than the sum owing
by the owner to the contractor at the
time of the receipt by the owner or
the person having superintendence of
the work on behalf of the owner, of notice ln writing of such lien and the amount thereof; or which may become owing by the owner to the contractor at
any time subsequent thereto while
such lien la In effect."
That means that the owner Is not
liable to the man who supplies material
for more than he owes the contractor
for   the   building.
This is followed by other clauses
which refer to the form of notice to
be sent from the man who supplies material to the owner of the building.
The legislation, though passed at the
last legislature, has just been printed.
Annaul "Messiah."
Lindsborg, Mass., April 11.���Many
visitors are here for the "Messiah" festival which Is given each year under
the auspices of Bethany church. The
festival is to open tomorrow and will
continue for one week. The event will
eclipse the similar affairs held ln previous years In the number of participants and variety of features provided
in the programme. The singers will
include several noted soloists, who will
he assisted hy the student chorus of
several hundred voices, a lurge orchestra  and  the great  college organ.
Foolish Wager.
Sulphur  Springs. April  11.���As a re-
ult  of a wnger Ed. Callaway  of New
ork. an athlete, lost his life yesterday
1    Butler   Creek   In   the   presence   of
undreds of spectators who had gathered to watch his attempt to ride the dam
In a row boat.      The rower went over
the falls and waa thrown Into the rapids
nnd swallowed in a raging torrent.
Billiard Players.
New York, April 11.���Formal entries
for Calvin Demarest, and Charles Conk-
lln have been received for tho International billiard championship. De Mar-
est ts the present holder of the amateur
championship; Conklln won tho championship In 1905. These are the flrBt
formal entries with tho exception of
thnt of Lulcle Derolle, of tho French
amalenr federation, that hnve been received hy the secretary for the coming
tournament to be held at 18.2. balk line
beginning Tuesday, April 21.
BACK IN NELSON
J. F. Langan Working in
East for West
PLANS FOR BOUNDARY
Firm of Hansc', Langan aad Knappen
Will Devote this Season to
Grand Forks District.
John F. Langan, of the firm of Hansel,
Langan and Knappen, returned to Nelson last night and was warmly welcomed by many friends. Mr. Langan ls
looking well and has .egained some of
the weight he lost last fall.
Mr. Langan bas spent sveral months
in eastern cities, including particularly
Chicago, New York, Ottawa and Toronto. Many times within the last two
months he has started for Nelson, and
once he was as far as Minneapolis when
an urgent telegram recalled him to Toronto.
The depression that was general ln
every financial centre ln tbe continent
during the autumn and early winter
has, Mr. Langan says, almost entirely
disappeared. While it may take a little
time for commerce and industry to recover from the shock, confidence is already restored. Ue was Interested ln
some large financial schemes the success of which depended to a very large
extent on faith ln the successful development of Canadian Industries ln the
immediate future.
In all his enterprises Mr. tanpn
never lost sight of the task he has set
himself, of assisting In attracting to
Kootenay muscle, brains and money for
the development of the resources in
which he has unlimited faith.
The headquarters ot Mr. Langan and
the firm this year trill not be in Nelaon
but in Grand Forks. They have a large
tract of land ln that locality on which
they propose placing selected settlers.
But Nelson ls not to lose' him altogether. He will spend Saturday and
Sunday of each week here, returning to
the Boundary on Monday mornings.
Chess Masters.
Vienna, April 11.���In the fourteenth
round ot the International chess match
today, both Americans, Marshall and
Johner were beaten, the former by Du-
ras, the latter by Tartakowen. Duras
and Schlechter are tied for first place.
Crazed With Jealousy.
Montreal, April 11.���Jonn Dillon, murderer of Constable Shea, ln the general
hospital this morning said that for the
past four years he had been paying attentions to Mrs. Pritchard, his landlady.
On the morning of the tragedy Mrs.
Pritchard Informed him that she wsa
to be married to another man in the
course of the next three months. This
threw him Into a violent frenxy and he
determined that this would not take
place. In reply to this Mrs. Pritchard
said she was determined and ordered
Dillon out of the house. But he refused
to get out, whereupon Mrs. Pritchard
took the matter up with the police. Returning with the constable, Dillon says,
Mrs. Pritchard pointed a warrant ln the
hands of the constable, calling out to
Dillon. "This will fix you. Now you will
have to clear out." "This," said Dillon,
"caused me to make up my mind to
fight the tblng out." It was then tbat
he fired at the constable, wounding blm
and after the first shot was fired be lost
control and did not care what he did.
Dillon expressed sorrow that he had
taken any life but put the whole responsibility on Mrs. Pritchard.
Took Sana Advice.
Seattle. April 11.���A special despatch
to the Post Intelligencer from Valdez,
Alaska, says: "The American automobile and crew has left on the steamer
Bertha for Seattle. A public reception
was given them by the chamber of commerce and the crew started to lnauect
tho trail. They went ten miles. Driver
Schuster, when Interviewed, said the
Alaskans had his sympathy, as the
depth of snow prohibited sny chance of
tho automobiles running a mile. He
says he will return to Seattle and ship
for Vladivostok to make up the time
lost on the Alaskan trip. He will at-
tempt to charter the seagoing tug Tal-
aot at Orea to take the car and crew
across to Siberia, It Is doubtful If this
can be done.
s. aW.
1 ..j Dafly Canadian
Important Notice to Newcomers and Intending Settlers
The Hudson's Bay Stores
ARE HEADQUARTERS FOR
Ranchers', Miners', Prospectors',
Lumbermen's and Railroadmen's
Suppplies   and   the    Leading
FAMILY   GROCERS
We keep the best of everything, and the best only.
Our Immense business and practically unlimited capital give us sped;
6d'.antages in buying, so that we can   sell,   and    do   sell,    HIGH    CLASS
GOODS at prices generally charged   for INFERIOR   ARTICLES.
Flour, Bran, Shorts and Hay Always in Stock
HUDSON'S BAY STORES
NELSON, B. C.
Imperial Bank of Canada
Head Office:    Toronto.
Capital  Authorized   J10.000.000    Capital   Paid   up $4,925,000
Rest    $4,925,000
k    AILKIK   President HON   ROBERT JAFFKAY. Vice-President
Branches in British Columbia:
KAI, HjLDh,N.       NELSON,      REVELSTOKE CRANBROOK
VANCOUVER,    VICTORIA.
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT
Interest  allowed on  deposits  fnm date of deposit and credited quarterly.
NtJi.tiO.'N bmanch ��J��   jVI��   LAY,   Manager.
The Royal Bank of Canada
Incorporated  A.  D.   1S69.
HEAD OFFICE,  MONTREAL.
Capital $3,900,000     Reaerve  Fund     .,4,390,000
Unexcelled facilitiea for the transaction
of all kinds of Banking Busmesa.
SPECIAL ATTENTION given to the
^avinga Bank Department, and
interest credited Quarterly on
Savings Bank Accounts.
HOME SAVINGS BANKS Furnished
on Application, in Large, Medium
or Pocket Size.
Nelson Branch, G. A. SPINK, Manager.
THE DAILY CANADIAN
Published in aayt a wees cr tne
CA-NAP1A.N'  fCBUSHLNQ COMPANY, Ltd.
Baser Bt..  Nelson. B. 0
Suoacrlpllon rates. SO cents a month delivered
ln the BUT, or *- ��� a rear If sect by mall, when
paid ln aa ranee.
Advertising rales on application.
All monies paid ln teiUemeni of The Dally
Canadian accounts, either fur Bubscriptloni or
advertising, must be receipted tor on ine printed
forms ol ine Company, other receipts are not
Talld.
Saturday, April   11,  1908.
THE   AUGEAN   STABLES.
Taken in connection with the ravings
about the courage of Sir Wiitnd Laurier in a.lowing *u it,=pect.ui, ot some oi
ttre departments ut Lbs: civil service,
borne of the excuses ottered lor the
clii.dibh incompetence in man}' ol theiu,
arc most  refreshing.
'ihe apology, esprossod briefly, Is
that man., ol tire subordinate officials:
iu Lbs public di-iiariuieuia aie Survivals
oi tba long Conservative regit"", thai
tbe present government n�� therefore not
responsible to] Lbem, ai,u that ihe onl)
r>-.-|��uusiijl.ily on any member ol Lin. administration is lor his own department
from the time DC  bi oame as head.
11 such a contention were adunueu
aJl iesponsibiiii> couid be avoided tiv
the simple process, ni sliullling the ministers round periodically. Then all departments mighi be as foul us most m
lb.ui are now and there would be no
one  to   b.ame.
In defence of Mr. Brodeur, minister
of marine and fisheries, whose depart
mental administration haa been a
pialsewo. thy effort in comic opera, our
esteemed local contemporary borrows
tin' thunder of the Manitoba Fret
rrags WA regret that we cannot find
a paragraph worth quoting. The de
fence, howeve/, is il it tin. depaiiiin-ni
is still officered hugely oy Oonserva
tlve officials. T nut might be believed
by a few inn ml '.it 3-.d inr"fi'ereiit Can
udiuub if they bad not fi en wholesale
dismissals   I'rj.n   ..veiy   o.pttitmeui   to
make   room  for Liberal   corruptlonlats,
ii the] had not seen even the bench
degraded to be ti.t rewaid oi the lowest
type oi  pail.,   "heeler.''
The spoi.B system W84 never familiar ia Cauila u.iiil after 1690, when
il was frauvty inlrotiuced To plead
now, alter twelve years, that no minister is yet master in his own department is simply imbecile. To concede
its truth would be its strongest condemnation.
But even yet the lowest depth has
not been sounded. Apparently conscious tbat uiis defence might prove
inland the .Machine organs have pleaded on behalf ol .Mr. Brodeur that the
b.ame should be laid on ins piedeces-
sors in olb.ee o.nce l&uu.
They have been numerous, but two
were conspicuous. Tbe Urst was Sir
Louis II. Davits whose abject failure
to administer a di partment was rewarded, io tbe eternal disgrace of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, by a seal on the bench ol
hi   Supreme Court of Canada,
But ihe Implied attach on Sir Louis
Davles la nothing to tbe remainder. The
gravami p uf the -Machine defence is
that most ui iii,- Irregularities in the
marine and fisheries department began
under the lion. Raymond Prefontaine,
now dead.    i'"i  abject and  loathsome
cowardice this is the climax even iu
the loul record of the Machine piess.
The living attempt tu take shelter behind   the   graves   of  dead   friends.
We refuse tu discuss the merits of
Raymond Prefontaine. Assuming, with
apologies  to his    memory,    that    the
CITY OF NELSON.
Appications will be received by the
undersigned up until 6 o'clock p. in.,
April liitb next, for the position of caretaker of tlie Tramway Park. Applicants
io state the amount they are willing to
pay for the privilege of selling refreshments and renting bathing boxes (to
be erected by the applicant.) The use
of the pavilion being reserved hy the
city.
By Order,
W.  K.   WASSON,
City Clerk.
Nelson, April 8 th, 1908.
treacherous and cowardly defence offered for Mr. Brodeur Is well grounded,
what becomes of the responsibility of
Sir Wilfrid Laurler? He administers
no department, he supervises all Is
this the result of hia supervision? If
so, Canada badly needs a new overseer.
EDITORIAL  COMMENT.
The Vancouver World Is attempting
in its usual unhappy manner to manufacture a charge of unfairness in the
preparation of the provincial voters'
lists. The Victoria Times, also characteristically, takes up the cry. To the
credit of our local Liberal contemporary, it has not been guilty of the same
folly. The World really doesn't charge
anything definitely It merely mentions that at a joint meeting of the executives of the Senior and Junior Liberal Associations of Vancouver City,
tbe members canvassed the possibility
of the Conservatives scrutinizing their
additions.to the list to the extent of Insisting on a test of each applicant's
ability to read, provision for which has
been on the statute for years. Even If
there were proof of such 8n intention,
which is obviously impossible, there
would still be no point, unless tbe Liberals are doubtful of the character of
their applicants. But what does It matter? The slave majority at Ottawa is
certain to pass the Aylesworth amendments to the Dominion Elections Act,
and there will be three or four more
semi-annual revisions of the provincial
lists before there will be another provincial campaign. The nonsense is only a very stupidly conceived attempt to
offset tbe general expression of indignation at the prospect of the rejection
of fair lists and the substitution for
them of lists made by partizans with
unlimited powers.
The telegram received yesterday by
His Worship Mayor Taylor from Aemi-
lius Jarvls and company, of Toronto,
the substance of which was published
in The Canadian yesterday, contains
decidedly good news. While the issue
of schuol debentures is not yet sold,
and while the tedious work of clearing
the way fur the new issue for power
plaul construction is not yet completed,
there is uumistakeable evidence not only tbat Nelson's credit is regarded as
excellent by su well informed a financial
linn, but also tbat the credit of Western
Canadian cities stands very high iu the
old cuuniry where tbat firm is confident
uf disposing ul them. There seems no
reason tu duubt that money for the
building uf the long needed public
school will be available at least as soon
as building operations can profitably be
begun.
Tbe best defence of Clifford Sifton
we have beard is offered by an ingenious
Nelson Liberal. Not one in ten thousand Canadians would assert that Sif-
ton's course was "straight," but oue
friend does. Taking an old geometrical
definition that "a straight line is tbe
shortest distance between two points,"
and naming the points poverty and affluence, he asserts tbat Clifford Sifton
lias followed au absolutely straight line.
INOTICE.
Take notice that thirty days after
date, I. Harry Rhymell, intend to
apply to the License Commissionera of
Vinir district for a license to open an
bote]  in  Kitchener, B. C.
Dated this 25th day of March, 1908.
HARRY  RHYMELL.
INOTICE
Wednesday afternoon, April 15th,
from ihe hour of 12 o'clock noon, Its
hereby declared a public half-holiday
for the purpose of affording household
ers a special opportunity for clearing
and beautifying their premises and the
lanes and streets adjacent thereto.
UY ORDER OF THE MAYOR
AND COUNCIL.
Certificate  of  Improvements.
ino'i ic;ii���
"April Kool" No. 2 Mtnerti, Claim, iltuate
iu tlit Nelson Minim JJlviBlon of Went Kootenav
District
Whert loomcr!. Between Kagle and Band;
rreeks. and about oue half mile from tbe i'oor-
man Mill
j Mice u.iloe that I, F 0. Green, aetlnr an ageof
for J, P. HwedberK. Proe Mluer'a ��;ernfi��:��U> do.
B7475, intend, nuty dny* from the date hereof,
to apply lo the MiniiiK Recorder for a Certificate
of improvement*, for tlie purpose of obtaining a
(.'rown Oraui of tne abovt; claim.
And further take notice lhat action under
Huc'lnii oV. inns! ii- commenced before the Issuance of such Certificate of Improvements
iJuLeu this 28th day of Jauuary. A, ft., 1907.
F. C.UKKKN,
Coal! Icel Wood!
Phone 265
Kootenay Ice and Fuel Co.
Limited
OFFICE
N. E. co,. Baker   and   Ward   Sts.
NOTICE.
TO ELECTRIC LIGHT CONSUMERS:
No change will be made lu the rate
fixed by the late or auy future inspection until the next regular inspection la
made; and all inspections will be made
without notice or warning to the consumer. Any ]m i son refusing admittance
to the inspector will immediately have
his or her light cut off and the same
will not be again connected except subject to a raise in rates charged of at
least   twenty-flve   per   cent.
Electric Flat Irons, Heatera
and Electric Power.
Any person using electric flat Irons,
electric heaters or electric power without reporting the same to the City Clerk
within 30 days from this date, will be
proceeded against for THEFT of electrical current, pursuant to the Criminal
Code of Canada.
By Order,
W.   E.   WASSON,
City Clerk.
Nelson, B. C, April 7th, 1908.
Cancellation of Reaervs.
Notice ls hereby given ihst the reserve over
certslD lsnds In ooutb-Easi Kootenav. uotlce of
wblcb apyeareu ln tne British Columbia Gasette
of the 14th of August, 1840 and bore date of Au
guat 12th, 1890, ls hereby caru-elled The above
mentioned lands will be open for location under
the Land Act on March 30, lyos
ROBT A. RENWICK.
Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B C. December 16th. 1907.
Tremont House
InrnDeao and American Plan
Meal* 3b eta.    Rooms from M. ets. to U.
uniy White Help Km ployed
MALONE   6\   TRKQILLUS
Bater Bt., Nelion Proprleion
Athabasca
Saloon...
CORNER
BAKER AM
KOOTENAI
STREETS.
Mom comfortable quarters       Nelson
Only the best of Liquors aud Cigars
BILLIARDS. POOL.
MARTIN    IVENS
JNO.   PHILBERT
Grand Central Hotel
Thoroughly renoyated and refur
nlshed. Rooms 60 cents upward Tbe
dining reom Is unexcelled ln the city
House heated throughout with hot
water.
J   A. EBICKSON, Proprietor
Telephone, 250.    Opposite Court Housa
and Postofflce. Nelson. B. C.
Queen's Hotel
Baker Street. Nelson. B (',
RATES $2 PER  DAY
Largs   and   Comfortsble   Bedroom    and  Flrsl
class Dining Hoom-
MRS.   E.   C.   CLARKE,   Proprietress.
Bartlett   House
OKO. W   BARTLKTT,
Proprietor.
Be5t DoIkr-a-Day House in Nelson.
The Bar Is the Finest.
White Help Only Employed
losephine St
Nelson, h  Q
Royal Hotel
HUB. WILLIAM KOBKKTS:
raorairraass.
Ratea fl and 11.60 a Day.
Special Rates to Resmbir Boarders
Tendera Wanted For the Purchaae of a
Mineral Claim.
TenderB addressed to the undersigned, at his office in tbe Court House,
ln the City of Nelson, will be received
up till the hour of five o'clock In lhe
afternoon of Monday, May 4th. 190R,
Cor the purchase of the "Sitting Bull"
mineral claim, Lot 2690, Group 1. Kootenay District, which was declared to be
forfeited to the Crown at the tax sale
held in the City of Nelson on the Cth
day of November, 1806. tor delinquent
WATCH POK   OUIV  KM1I3AY BARQAIIN SAUB
Fred   Irvine & Co.
NEW STUNNING STYLES
FOR SPRING ARE NOW READY
We are showing this week some lovely models In Ladies' Costumes for
Easter   Season.
Jackets and coats are somewhat eccentric In their Bhapes, one being
made of two pieces and joined along shoulder, forming waists with sleeves.
Butterfly, Angel and Japanese sleeves are shown In many models with pleated
Skirts, with flare bottoms trimmed with same wide bands of material and
strappings.      We   invite   your   attention.     Come and see them.
Pretty  White Skirts for spring  wear.      Splendid   stock   of   Ladies'   Dress
SPRUNG  EASTER
TRIMMED    HATS
More  new,  tovely   models just  in   by  express.     See them  on   second floor.
New Dress Material and Silk just   received.
Fred Irvine & Co.
AG^INTS BUTTERICK  PATTERNS
taxes up till June 30th, 1905 and costs.
The upset price upon the said mineral claim, which Includes the amount
of delinquent taxes nnd costs at the
time of forfeiture with Intercast, taxes
which have since accrued, costs of advertising and fee for Crown Qrmnl
1*25.OUJ is ($170.00) which Is the least
amount tbat will be considered as a
Under.
Each tender must he accompanied
by an accepted cheque for the full
amount of the tender payable lo the
order of the Dei,my Commissioner of
Lands and Works, at Victoria, B. C���
at par.
Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 6th dav
of April, 1908.
HARRY  WHIG I IT.
Gov't  Agent.   Kelson,   B.   C.
Tenders  Wanted For the  Purchase of a
Mineral   Claim.
Tend,-is addressed lo 'In- undersign
ed, at his office in the Courl House, in
the City or Nelson, will he received
up till the hour of five o'clock. In tbe
afternoon of Monday, May 4th, 1908,
for tlie purchase of the "Yellow .lack'
mineral claim. Lol 2689, Group 1, Kont
enay Dlstrlcl, which was declared to
be forfeited to lhe Crown at the t:i>.
sale held In the City of Nelson on the
6th day of Novi mber 1905, for delta
quent taxes up till June 30th, IMS
and   costs.
The upset price upon the said mlnei
al claim, which Includes the iiiiiiuiiii ol
delinquent tuxes uud costs at lhe time
of forfeiture wilh Interest, luxes whleh
have since accrued, costs of adv-itis
Ing and fee fur Crown Grant (12*6.00)
is i $1114.751 which Is the least amount
thnt win  he considered as a i, n.i. i
Kach tender must he acoompanli il
by an accepted cheq.ua for the full
amount of the tender payable to tin-
order of the Deputy Commissioner oi
Lnnds aud Works, at Victoria, B. C . al
par.
Dated at Nelson, B, C, this Cth dav
of April, 1908.
HAItltV   WRIGHT.
Gov't   Agent,   Nelson,   B.   C
Tenders Wanted For the Purchase of a
Mineral   Claim.
Tenders addressed to the undersign'
ed, at his office In the Court House, in
the City of Nelson, will he received up
Ull the hour of five o'clock In (he after
noon of Monday. May 4th, 190s, for the
purchase of the "Silting Hull (Taction"
mineral claim, Lot 'iO'.fi. Group 1, Kootenay District, which wns declared to
be forfeited to the Crown at the tax
sale held in tbe City of Nelson on the
fith day of November, 1806, for delinquent taxes up Mil June 30th, 1905
and   costs.
The upset price upon the said miner
al claim, which includes the amount
of delinquent tuxes and costs at the
lime of forfeiture with Interest, taxes
which huve since accrued, cosis of advertising and fe,. for Crown Grant
($25.00) Is ($54.40) which Is the least
amount that will he considered as a
tender.
Kach tender must he accompanied
by un accepted cheque for the full am
Otint   or    lhe    tender    payable    to    th,.    ,,,
der   oi   ine   Deputy  Commissioner   of
Lands   and   WorkB,   ut   Victoria    U    C
at  par.
Dated at Nelson, B. C.. this Cth dav
of April,  1908
HARRY   WRIGHT,
Gov't   Agent.   Nelson.   B.   C.
Tenders  Wanted  for the  Purchaae of a
Mineral   Claim.
Teud.rs addressed to the underslgu-
ed, at his office in the Court House. In
the City of Nelson, win be received up
till tbe hour of live o'clock in the afternoon of .Monday. May 4th, 1908 for the
purchase of the Yellow Jack Fraction"
mineral claim, Ixjt 2C:iL'. Qlronp 1, Kootenay   District.  Which   WSS   declared   for-
f'it'd to the Crown at the tax sal,-
held in the City of Nelson, "ii the 8th
day 0r November, 1906, for delinquent
taxes up till .luue SOth, 1906 and costs.
The ui>s,���! price upon the said mineral claim, whleh includes the amount
of delinquent tav.s and CO tl at the
time of the forfeiture wilh Interest
taxes which have, since accrued, costs
of advertising aod-fee [or crown Gram
(826.00) is (964 I'm which is the least
amount that will be considered as a
ti
Bach   tender   ram t    be    iccou i
in nn socepti 'I cheque fi r the rull am-
onni oi ti,,. tender payable to tie ,,i
der of the Deputy Commissioner of
Lands and Works, at Victoria, I; , .,
at   par
Hate,) ai  Nelson, n. c, this cth day
or  April,  1908.
II \I(UY   WltlGHT.
Oov'l   Agent,  Nelson.  B.  c
Tenders  Wanted  for  the  Purchaae of  a
Mineral   Claim.
Tenders addressed to tba tmderslg
���-'I ���" ins office in the Court House. |M
lie    ill',    ol    Ml   son,   "III   be   reee|ve,|   Up
tin Un- hour oi live o'clock iii ii,,. after
noon of Monday, .May 4th, 1908, ior the
PUM   lUlSe      Of      III" 'BlUe       JgCll    '        Mil,el    ll
claim, i.oi 2888, Group i. Kootenay in.;
trlet, whii ii was declared to lie forfeit
ed   to Ibe Crown   at   the   la\   sale  held   III
the City of Nelson on the Cth day of
November, 1906, for delinquent taxes
up till   .lime   80th,   1905   and   cosis
The upset price upon tlie said mineral claim which Includes tin- amount
of delinquent taxes ami cosis at the
of forfeiture with Interest, taxes whleh
wbich have since accrued, ousts of ad-
vertlslng und fee tol ('rown Grant
(826.00) is (8160.66) whleh is tlie least
am um thai will be considered ns a
i, nder
Bach tender must he accompanied
by an accepted cheque for the full amount of the tend,.,- payable to the order  of  tin-  Deputy   Commissioner  of
Lands an if Works, Victoria, B. C, at
par.
Dated at Nelson, B. C, this Cth dav
or April, 1908.
IIAHHY  WRIGHT.
Gov't   Agent,   Nelson,   B.   C.
Tenders  anted   For  the   Purchaae  of  a
Mineral   Claim.
Tenders addressed to the undersigned, al his offloe In the Court House,
in Hi" City of Nelson, will be received
up 'ill the hour of live o'clock ln the afternoon ,,i Monday, May 4th, 1908 for
the purchase or the "nine Jack Fraction" mineral claim, Lot 2091, Group
1, Kooteuay District, which was declar
ed to be forfeited to the Cru��n it tlaj
tax sale held In  the City of Nelson os|
the Cth day of November, 1905, Ior I
llnquent   taxes   up  till  June 3uth, If
ami  costs.
The upset price upon the Bald mlM
al c'aim which Includes the aniouii i
delinquent taxes and costs al the tin*M
of forfeiture with interest, taxes vllftl
have since accrued, costs of advtrtaw
ing and fee for Crown Grant il25.��|
i.i ($5X.75) which ls the least amomti
that   will  he considered as a tender.   I
Kach tender must be accimpanled Wl
an accepted cheque for the full smoojl
of the tender payable to the order ��|
the Deputy Commissioner of Un*|
and  Works, Victoria, 13. C, at par      I
Dated at Nelson, 13. C, this 6tli wl
of April, 1908.
HARRY  WRIGHT
Gov't   Agent,  Nelson. BJIJ
Tendera  Wanted for the Purch��nol��l
Mineral   Claim. 1
Tenders addressed to lbs uiider��lg��-|
ed. at his office lu tbe Court House, �����
the 'It,- of Nelson, will t'<- receivedIP|
till the hour of five o'clock In the sn^l
noon of Monday. Mi,v 4,h' my A
purchase of the "While Cloud" mil*I
al claim. Lot 2687, Group I, KnoteWI
Dislrict, which was declared 10 te',,1
felted to the crown nt the tax tarn
hehj In the Cltv of Nelson nn """"I
dav of November 1906, f"r di'linQ��"l
laves  up till June 30th  1 !">���'- and cost. i
The upset price upon the said """'.I
al claim which Includes the amount''I
delinquent taxes and cos's al tl��' " ' I
or forfeiture with Interest taxes ��n ��I
have since accrued, cost.- of ��"" I
Inc and fee for Crown Grant l��-3" 'f
l$160.95i which Is the least ���a,0��
thut    will    be   considered   us   ��   ,e" w
Bach  tender must  be Hcciiin|i��nleo   .
an  a, c .plod cheque for tin- full ��("ou"
or  the   lender payable  to  the "��"���'
the   Deputy  CJominlsslonai   of   n����
and   Works,   Victoria,   II   0 , ��i"'
Dated al Nelson, U <', t��''�� 61h "" :
of April, 1908. ,������-,
HARRY   HltlUlH'
Gov't   Agent    N'ls""l^���
Tender.  Wanted for the Purchase of* j
Mineral  Claim.
Tenders   addressed  to  the ��?*��*|2
ed,   at,   his   office   in   the   Court *����Jj ,
In tin- city of Nelson, will be r��e*>��
,,i Ull the hour of live o'clock in'1  -
;   moon  of Monday.  May 4th. '-"''"
    purchase  of  the   "Hattls Brow
mineral claim. Lot 1047, Group 1, '   J
enay District, whloh was declare" w
forfeited  lo the Crown on the ''      .
or November, 1904 for ueUnqttent"
up till June 30th, 1904, and �������"',���,���.
The upset  price upon the s,lla     . ���r
el  claim  which  Includes the ����' >'"������,���
delinquent  taxes and costs at '"   -jjj,
of forfeiture with Interest, taxesi      j(
have   since   accrued,   cost   '"   ",,500)
Ing and   fee   ror Crown   Gram  If,
Is  ($123.95) which Is the leas  �����,r
that,  will   be  considered "��_"������"lej |,y
tl I. Will U<2        V,CT1IIJIU���  ,1(11
Each tender must be n"'"1"!, ������,
an accepted Cheque for the I" |l(
of the tender payable to ti <���     unll8
the   Deputy    Commissioner   di    ^
and   Works,   Victoria,   B.  C.,   ���     ���  M
Dated   Nelson.   B,   C,   this   ��">
ut April, 1808. ���v   hihiuHT,
HARRY   Willi'"      c.
Gov't  Agent, Nel����". B' The Daily Canadian
When You Buy Fruit Land
IT   IS   WELL  TO   REMEMBER  THAT WHAT   19   IMPORTANT  IS  NOT   THE   FIRST   COST   OF   YOUR   FRUIT
FARM,   BUT   THE   AMOUNT   OF   PROFIT  WHICH   YOUR   FARM   WILL   YIELD   YEAR   BY   YEAR.
DON'T be attracted by cheaper.  Inferior or  Inaccessible  lands  which exist in the Kootenay, as elsewhere
_!,ut get the  best.    Take advantage of a double selection.
1. Our selection   was  made  with the utinoBt care at a time when  we had the whole district to pick from.
2. Your   selection- -made   from ojirs���thus you get (he benefit of a double  and cumulative selection.
FURTHERMORE,     remember tbat to be successful the following five  qualities are absolutely essential:
ill.    Title;    (2).    Soil;   (3). Water;   (4). Accessibility;   (6). Transportation.
WE BELL OUR OWN LANDS.    We own over 20,000 acres, title perfect-
THE  SOIL  ls deep loam  with clay subsoil, free from stone.
THE   WATER  on these  lands  ls   pure  and  ahundaut   both   in   running streams and numerous springs.
THE   MARKET for your product is  right  at  your door  on  existing Hues of  transportation.
BUT when you buy an orchard tra.-t you want more than soil;   more than pure water; more than transportation;  you want A  HOME���A place to live in���THAT IS WHAT WE HAVE  FOR  SALE.
Post   office   with   daily   mail service;   express trains, stores;  schools���A   home   every   few   steps.     You   get
the comforts of civilization combined with the  pleasure of a  profitable, healthful and beautiful rural home.
TERMS���810 Cash and $10 per  Month    for  10 Acres, with  liberal discount   for   larger   paymente.
Write   or  call  for   Maps,   Photograpna   and   all   information.
Kootenay Orchard Association
Nelson
OWNERS
British Columbia
|You ��� aunot diue ou FROG LEGS every day.    We furnish the
Staples
[Beef,   Pork,   Mutton  and Veal
Also
Hams. Bacon and hard
With all varieties of
Fresh and Smoked Fish
in the market
Mincemeat of Finest Quality in glass and wood.
P. Burns & Co., Ltd.
;aslo, Rossland     NELSON,  ti. C- Boundary
LAND NOTICES.
-i�� Laud l'lstricl-   District uf (Yost Knoleutj-
ftkfl DOtiM   iliKl   Harry   Binl. Of jfslson, Ofa
"ii ruiil Stt-stS aKi'iit. linen Ms to auj'lj tot
ummkIou to purchaae the follow Mitt dcwriiM- .
Is: Comnit iii'iiiu At a pom tilautcd ai tib*
beaal OOttoOt of L��u ITL wanes ruuiilnn
Lh JO rhAllif, thOTWrt aVOTtW OfUlttS, IhsSBOU
ii '��> t-limtir, nii'i-i.' or 1 ��.������'���>, tu the norlhtrl'
:ii��rjr    ol    l*>t   S~i&,   thsnOS   foJlOwtiin;   DCftD
larj   Lot Kl uj |.����� 11it ni oommexioemi ni
iihimug 40 ee..***. nit ii i' ot totO,
aloe) MtiruHrj lath, 1** IIakrv Biro,
F. V  Okkk.n, signal
N Laos i.uii'i Dlstrlot.  Durtrlotol vVest Kootonay
rake notloa   that Kretl, J, Hhiiiiiii-ui*.  Stent   uo
i ���> | .i   'rainier, uf N0I00B4 oooupatlon WHtch
mailer, inlands to arply  tot pormlotloD to t>ui
'!.h-.   Ulr  lottovt tllg   OOsrOHbod    InlliiK;     i.oiuUieo
.   al I pool    planted    ��il"iiit   ~" x   nillf"   �������-!  ������
'������'-' vit'ii,  wane* '20 chain*   noihi inane* -���
* ttaini tu a wetterly iUwImhi, Uftsnog SO rliitiii-
liortli ti> the pmuluf I'uiutuuliiM-liU'lll, lolltnlliUn
v li r?r.. more or less
l>ati il Nov. 2utb. 11W7.
KHKIiUlt K    IdHN   TaMIKH.
F. J   hAMMnM,,   Agent
s��-.r*<-ii Land DtotHot. District o\ \\ sot Ltootona
laJtetlOUoa lh��1    Kied J    Stiiuinoiic.   ggsttl km
* fc     lulUnJ,   ol   1'ii.rliii,  OOOUpsVllon   IiiikIk'I
li in apply tor permission to purchase lb*
i' wins,  aoMutbod   lands:    Comtnancing at ��
I1 m plaotod a In-rn i1. mUsssast oi Wflaon I rot l
in nua tun thv.fr. 1 Ho ihHiiiK. thwos northwest
'��� H-. Ihi-tn:*' uorthi-aft Jim hMiir., them <* M.Ull.
a��i nuabslas to the US polut ol ruuiiiii-Iirem.-i!
ouutalning *u acres, more Ol lew..
I'uled Not. *aa, 11M7.
AMiHIUAL.O   AM'EKJrK'N   BAll.Ahli,
Ageut  ��   J   samhunm.
N- iton i.hiiii District   Dlstnot ol \> eel BootoAS]
Take DOtlOS that W, A. Hndsui., lluih.-i ci older,
���I Hpokane, Spokane oonnty, Wssolngtonioue
; 11,. United hUU-nof AuH-rlta, Intend* lo apply
l'" t ..pel del timber lice use OVOT the lull.���win,.
MWjrlbed latitln: CounneltelliK at a DOSt ruaikti
' ' t.piHiited OO the north hank ol Dom tn-ei.,
��� 'tan jiinrtlim of ihe isurih fork of t'orn OTOSS
1,11 li H,t' liiiilo itrOSaffla SbOUt Hve mllSI iU 11
"'���Mt-rlv iltrertiou from OOnAUttUOS of hn id Com
""'k wall the KooH-ioiy rlvii ;   thene*.'  north  4o
��� if nil]*.; ihenee west   ISO rhaturt; the rue Mouth  SU
��� 11 n 111 vL  thenoossasi   WW obSalns to point ol eom
iiiiiii -i-uifiii, eun taint ok 640 OOtOt more oi lrn
""'il'l laud adjoliiii linihei limit No 7 ou the
"*-��i hi.,i timbsf Hunt No a on the nouth, an lo-
CltSd hy uie,
Miustod iNoveUiU'r ", Hun.
u. Wu.i iam A   lll'lJSON, Locator
�� lthftkssd by I'str i     0, Hhlue
���'eclared   and id*iitd by the withiu imiucl NV
A. Hiiilrimi  oil   tht).    ii day of Noviuih.i, A   \>.
heiore me at   i     sShiu',   BpolUUts   inuntv,
^���hi'iKlou, one of v.,    UliHt-l BUtOSOl Amerieu.
I'ATKlt K C   BHtHl,
way rUM-of-wav, ai.out oue ami a half ni ties
wen tt rly from the tiorlhwent etirner of lot $ VhX,
i:r-i\ip 1, Kooieuay, theuee uouth rJU ehaiuh.
theuee t-a��it Bo ehaliih. thtuee north M0 chains t"
M��utherii boundary of said right ol-wa., theua'e
west M" ���lialnv rilnny Mid ���OOUsOni h.>uiidnry T.��
point of eoiniin-iu'1-iiniit, and containing i IWi
sun s mors or lean
t>ated November 9th, 19U7
Alkxamhb J   Mt-Coot
Rslspn Lanii DlstTlQt    Distill l "I Vte��t k- ��� .   ,��\
i akr tiotii'f lhat V, P. hurdeti, acting so ag'-ni
forJ.H  Barton, of poktok. n.b, oocnnsTaoo
tun Iihiih', lute ml ii to h 11 pi v for jMriniriMoii b<
purttiase the ioIIowIuk dewritied laudt>: Com-
uiemlui: Ht a j ost pUnii-i on the easterly >>hor*<
of Arrow lake and riboul 10 ehalns uorth ot tht-
N. K. enriii-r ��.f l"t DM, tbODOS '-aat SU chains,
tticnit'nortli 40 cnains. Bon or loss, to the lake
sin i c, itiemc south westi i ly al'Hiu the lake sh'Tt
to ihe point of DOnunonOSSAOnt,   and   i'uii!niiiliii
h. acre-, mors oi ton
i stod November IStta, 1907  .Uwkn ii bcf.ucs,
K   F    KiiJ-.nitN. Asent.
Nelaon Land Dlntrlcl. l>i-trn i ol Went Kootenav
Take notice that John Jomss ''amerou, oi
Ki-rule, BrltntU ' oturn bin, oc<-ii|>Htion DODtTSS
tor, intends to apply tor peruil��u>iou tn
pujrohsse the following dss��rlbeo land:   Oom*
uicnciug at a pon planted <m ths souituTii
boundary of the B: ft. Bouthern right *>f way
Hiioiit lOefaatoi srssterlv Irom the s. W oornei
of lot 8Uft:t, uroup   1,   Kit'tti-uav,   thalice  south Mi
chains, thenoe cast in ehalns, tbeaos north ������<���
chains to the soatborn boundary -���( the uid
right nf way. thiini- westerly iilong said soulh
em   ("military  of  right of way   lo  tin-  point
coinmtiicr-mctii, Hini eontalnuii M0 acres, more
oi Lssf
]>Hted Novemb. I yth. I'.X-T
J- hn jamk' can anon.
HeUou Uand Dlstriei   Dlstrlot oJ ffssl Cootonay
Take doUos that John Shieli. ,.i Nosdleo, B.G
..it upatloa  rancher, intemit to apply fo> pei
mlseion   to   purohsss  ths tollowlns   desorfbed
laud; Oossntenoini at a post planted at th��
uortbwest oormr oi U*t "n��;t, tin-im- west i-
ohalns, thenoe south Ni Bhalns. thenoe eact 4t>
onalns, thenee in.rth h* obauu Co the point ol
oommenoement, snd coutalulug 3t\) acres, mon-
or less
i ated inn. October. WOT, Jamfs hhikll,
F. ft  HAl'yuiKK. Agouti
Nelson Land Ulitrtci.   lMstnetot Wesl Kootenay.
Take notice that Tina Bergman, of Altona,
Man , occupation wife of 0, Bergman, farmer,
Altona. Mku , intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described land :
(*otnme'"-,ug at a post planted at the N. E. ft.
������'��� H ���..:������ ' n : -1. . -' appllcatioo to purchase and
running thence west ��0 chtiioa theuce north at1
chains, tbence east 40 chains, thence south fe
chainstB links, thence east 40 crams, thence
south 71 chains 76 links to point ot commencement, containing 607 acres more or less
�� h ��� is r- Marshall,
Ageut   for   Una   Bergman
Dated '23 liecember 1907.
West Kootenay Land District. District ol Goal
Klver.
Take notice that 1, Oeorge A Hunt, of Kit
ehener, occupation timt*ermau, intend to
apply for permission to purchase the
fo.lowlug described land: Commencing at a
post planted about 40 cLftlns, west ot Thompson
marked N \V. corner, theuce aoutb 10 Si chains
tbence east 44,67 chains, theuce north S1.46
chains, theuce west along B. C. houtbern Kail-
way lo place of commencement, coutalulug ��.l*
acres
Dated JanuarT 6th. MOB.        GEOE��E H. Hunt
Nelaon Laud District.   District ol We-��t Kootenay
Take DOtlee that 1, Frederick Adie   of Waneta,
B  ft . occupation merchant,  intend to apply for
ftertnissiou to purchase the following deH'rlbed
and: Commenciug at a post planted about L'
chalus west of the fl K. cunerof lot 862i, thence
norm 2o chains, thence east ao chains, tbence
sou i h Ai chains, thence weatHOchains to point
of commencement, containing ibo acres, more oi
Jess.
Dated January .fist, 1906.       Frxoeuick amk.
LAND   ACT.
'Nelsou Land District. District of West Kootenay
1'ake notice that Marlon Isabella Creaae.ol tbe
<"ity of Nelson, tu the Province ol British Columbia, occupation vpiuster. intends to apply for
permlsslou to purchase the lollowing described
land: Commencing al a post plauted al the
hlgn water mark of the Halnioti river distant
about IK milet- lu a southerly direction from
halmo, B (' , tbence north 40 chains, tbence easi
40 chains, theim south <0 chains, more or leas
io the high wt. ��� i mark of the mi.ii.. n m\- r
theuee went 40 chains, in >re or less, aloug said
high water mark ui the point ol commencement,
aud containing IK* acres, more or leas.
Loi ated ou tne im day ol February, Won.
Dated loth Fchruarv. .)���*���>
."���! * i-.j'O-   iHABKLLA  CKBaSB,
Kuwaru Manlv I'KTKtta, Agent.
LAND  ACT,
Nela#n Land District. Dlstrlcl ot West Kootenay
I aki- notice that James WlllUni (iallagber, of
the ClU of Nelsou, in the I'rovluce of Drltliih
i oluinblH, occupation merchant, intends to apply lor iKTUii" f-,. i io purchase the following
!.->;(���' laml: Commencing at a taist plauU<l
al tht; high waler mark of the Halmon river dls
tani uuntil 12 miles in a southerly direction from
-aim.i,   it   C., theuca     in   40 chalus,  ibencc
wtst 4u chains, iheuce south 4u chains, more or
loss, to Uie high w r,i^t iumi k "I i !i>' Halmon river
tbeaos eastej <.'hnlus. more ur less, along the
said blah vt nt, i .iiai k to the place ol beginning,
coutalulug 1*** acres, more or lesa.
'-.. ated on the ut day of Februarv, .WOH.
Dated 14th February, life.*.
Jambs VYilmam ������.*.  iauhfk.
F.UWARLi ManLBV Fktehs, Ageut.
ru rtut,  Dlstrlot ot West Kooteoaj
'lake uotlce that Is.i-uUa l��larce, f Wrassbuiy.
occu atiou married woiuhii, inletids to nppi>
'ur irviuilssion to purchase Uih following <Us-
iribsd lamia:    Comuienclng al a pOSl planted S
the laterseotloa or the north boundary ol im
"1>l1'. ��ntl   the  east   boundary   ol   Lot   M��-   wls'-
theuce cast fai chnlns, more or lens, to lhe norlli
'"������i comer  of   limber   Limit   No. 71171,   tbence
north Hu i halii!*, thence west 90 chains, nunc ui
���'���i to *JLve east side ol Whatsbau lake, then"
loUon ug  same   In   a   aotithcrlv   and   weiterl]
''���f''tiou lou ohsins,  more or  less totheiuUi
���"''���lion with iotnlH.r>. ihenuuso chains,   more oi
'e*p. following easterly   boundary of U t 81H& i<>
t'l'int nl coiumeuceuient.
bated 7th October, HHI7.        ImaukU-a 1'ikhcK.
F. ft. Fai'iiiumi,    ncnt
KelsouLaud District. District ol WestK-OOWnsJ
Take uotlqe that Alexander J. McCni, ol
''"ie.  B. 0., occupnlton clerk, intends lo apply
permission to purchase the followli g des
u Jlud:    Comnieuelug at a DOSt planted on
i i , j t�� j ,   ui B   ft. bouthern Kail-
Nelsoii Laud District     District of West K
Take notloe thai aacu MolHll, oi thee
Nelson, occupation Bremen, intends to ap]1
permission to purchase the following ti-s,
lauds:    Commencing  at   a   post   planted   ��
is. w. corner i,   o. Morrlsoo'a ranch, i
alley, th. n*e   uoilli   forty   (40)   iliaiu*
sbt ley i4iij chiins, iheace south
alns, ihene,   Wesl Pnl> (401   ilaiUfc
m liicneemeiit,   Hi;ti roatainiag   one hu
tl  sixty (lGO) acrei, nmrcorUss
Died Bepte abertlnd. 1*07.
tciiaj
ity ol
ly foi
rl��H"l
tt tin
ii FL
then-
lj (4--
oint t
mln >
AJtOUS   Ml Gill
Nelson Land Dislrict. District ul West KooU tiaj
Take notice lhat Hugo t'ltrstcns. ol Winnipeg.
Mau. Oocupatloo publisher, intends to appl)
for pern.isrlon lo purchase the loluovnig dr
scribed laud :
Conmsnolnj al a post planted on  ihe west
oo ndary ��>f C. 42Tt, t; i, (about b miles from Ai
row Lake, i>n   Mosquito  Creek) and 21   chain? Tt
links soulh of   thu N. W. ft. of  said   lot. running
thence   west mi chains, lhence   south   HO chain-,
theiHM east RU  chains, thenre north KO  chains to
place of commencement, oonttUnihi 64ti sores,
more or less.
Chahi.ks M AllSlt ���,],..,
Aneut   for   Hugo Carstctis.
Daled -Hi December 1WI7.
Nelson Und District.   District of Wait Kootena
Take uotlce that J John Arthur t-cott, of Mono
Centre, out, occupation farmer, intend to apply lor permlsslou lo purehaau lhe following de
scribed laud at lhe mouth of Hummlt creek:
Commencing at a post plauted at lhe sou lh
���set coruer ol lot H~3t marked N. K., iheuce
soulbt 40 chains, theuce west 20 chalus. tbence
uorttik4fj chains, theuce east *o chalus to place of
commencement Contain tag W) acres.
John ahthcr hcott,
W   J.BOOtt, Agent.
Dated Kwb   Llth, 1MB
CHOICE OF THE JEWS
Pontius  Pilate's  Offer and Strange   Decision���Services   in   Nelson
Churches Tomorrow.
Tomorrow will be the Sixth Sunday
In Lent, the beginning of Holy Week,
commonly called Palm Sunday. During the week tbe church commemorates the Agony In the Garden of Geth-
Bcmune, the Last Supper, and the Passion.
The gospel for the day is the long account by St. Matthew of the Ix>rd's
trial and death. It was the occasion
of a Jewish festival of mercy which
was usually marked by the release of
a prisoner���a custom which the Roman
conquerors in their wise tolerance continued to honor On this occasion Pontius Pilate, who appears rather as a
scholar and philosopher than as a man
of affairs, with an indecision that was
probably characteristic, offered the
Jews their choice, of a pardon for
Christ, accused of sedition, and Bar-
abbas, "a noted prisoner," a robber outlaw. The people, influenced by their
priests, begged mercy for Barabbas,
and death on the cross for Christ.
The choice of the people was finally
accompanied by the defiant yell, "His
blood be upon us and upon our children." And the Jewish race Is still
paying the penalty. Indeed, all human
history can tell no other story comparable to tlie endless suffering of the
Jews, nor can history, science or philosophy account for their miraculous
survival, robbed and oppressed through
all the ages and scattered over every
land  on   earth.
But that choice, if It be for that "the
chosen race" is still being punished,
seems from any point of view Indefensible.
Christ was not accused of any overt
act of offence. He had neither committed
nor counselled any act of violence. He
had spoken ill of none except the
scribes, and only of their hypocrisy. It
is strange that the people could be led
to such a length by such men as the
Pharisees. It would seem that in later
days their hypocrisy, their utter formalism, would be transparent to their
people, and that thely would have lost
CANADIAN
PACIFIC
RAILWAY
One-Way Colonist
Rates to Alberta and
British Colombia
rumi'iiis thenoa nortlV��"oli*Sa, than
,  1    "ii.".-.' louth HUB obalns, it
SJSg'Clns, th.nra south Mftti ohalns,
S'Su ohalns east to point ol oomm;
antrtalnlua  U<l a. n�����, ll"W Klirv.'V   I �� I
"iiitea ��& January, IMS. Um liauaul
iiiUieiMt nieul,
��� A Bias.
1'AYMS.
Nelson Land IMstrict. District of West Kooteusy
Take nollce tbat 1 Christie Kcutt, of Mouo
Qeater, out .occupation married woman, intend
to apply for permission to onrohaistas lollowing described .aud near Hummlt creek :
Lumim-uring at �� yo��l pluuted ai the south
SMI mm tier of lot 8780 marked ti. VV, theuce
north -���" i haunt, iheuce earn 20 chain.*, theuce
south 20 chains, thenee west 20 chains to place
of coiiimeuceinenl containing 40 acres
chkmtik hcott.
W   J. Scot', Agent,
bated Feb 18, IM*.
NOTICE.
Tiike notice that we will at the next
nutting of the License Commissioners
upply for a tiansfer of the liquor li-
tense for the No Place Inn on Josephine Btreet, Nelson, from Pollard and
Wade to H. H. Moore.
Dated at Nelson, this 9th day of
March 11)08.
POLLARD o\  WADE.
From TORONTO
BRANTFORD
QUELPH
GALT
LONDON $46.05
KINGSTON  50.10
OTTAWA  51.40
OTTAWA via Chlcaan  52.45
MONTREAL  52.70
QUEBEC  56.00
ST. JOHN-MONCTON  60.95
HALIFAX  63.45
Tickets on sale Feb. 29th, April 29th.
1908. Corresponding low rates from Intermediate points.
For further Information as regards to
rates,   etc.,   apply   to
C  E. McPHEKSON, J. MOE.
ij r. A . Winnipeg
W. H.
U P. A., Nelson
DEACON
ft F A . Nalaon. H.C.
Corporation of the City of Nelson.
NOTICE.
Notice Is hereby given that under the
provisiuns of Uy-law No. M), "Pound
and Dog Tux by-law," it Is unlawful
for any person to suffer auy horse,
mule, bull or cow, sheep, goal, pig or
other cattle, or poultry to run at largo
within the limits of the City of Nelsou.
lively owner of a dog iu the City ol
Nelsou is required to pay annually a tax
of two doliara for each dog owned by
him.
No person shall suffer or permit his
dog to run at large lu the City of Nelson for which such person has not paid
the tax required of him aud unless such
dog shall have arouud his neck a collar or strap to which shall be attached
a metallic plate to be Kuppllod by the
city ou the payment of the said tax.
Warning is hereby given that any
person guilty of an infraction or violation of any of the provisions of the
above named lly-law is ln addition to
the fees and charges set forth therein,
liable upon summary conviction to ��
penalty of Oue Hundred Dollars and
the costs of prosecution, and in default
of payment to imprisonment for a term
not exceeding two mouths.
Uy Order,
W.   E.   WASSON,
City Clerk.
Nelson, U. C., April 8 th, lUUa.
JAMKs UUNBMUIK,
Lieutenant Governor.
CANADA.
PROVINCE OK BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Edward the Seventh, by the Orace of God, of the
rutted   Kinirdotu of t'Jeat Hritaln. and  ire-
land, aud the KritlKh Oomtniouti beyond the
Hean King, -Deieuder ol   the-  Kailh, Kmperor
of India,
fo all lo whom these presents shall come,���
Greeting.
A PROCLAMATION.
W. J. Huwbkk, Attorney General.
ffhtrsSaS by Bullion ti of the "Game Protection
Act. 18W," aa re-enacted by taction IV ol tbe
"Game Protection A ... Amendment Act, 1906,"
it I- euacted thai It shall be lawful for tbe Lieutenant-Governor lu Council, by Proclamation to
be published lu two successive ltwues of the British Columbia Gazette, to declare a olnSS aeaMou
for K--' ������ lu any part of the i'i.-vine, lor auv
period of time, uud
Whereas our said Lieutenant-Governor, by and
with the advice ol 111��� Executive Council, has
been pleaded to direct, by an Order ln CouncU
ln that behall, a eloSS season for ,.���������:.-���. wltbln
the County of Kootenay, until and lncludl ,g
ilie ::u! day of August, one thoutand nine hundred and eight.
Now Know Ye therefore, tbat in pursuance
thereof, we do hereby procla m a close aeaaon
(or gee*ie within tbe County ol Ko4>tenay, until
and lucludins the ->��� -: day ol August, one thousand luin- bundled and eight.
In testimony whereof, we have caused ihese
our letters Uj he made pa'eut aud the Great seal
of the Province to b- hereunto affixed.
Witness, His Honor James Dunsmuir, Lieutenant Governor of our said Province of British
Jolumbla, ln our City of Victoria, lu our said
Province, this 19th day of February, in the year
of Our Lord one thouvand n>ne hundred and
eight, and in the eighth year ol our reign.
By command,
HEIsttY ES30N YOUNG,
Provincial 8ecretar7
KOOTENAY FRUIT LANDS
FOR SALE���160 acrea cm the Pend
d'Orellle River, and outside the frost
belt south of Nelson, containing 100
acres of natural njeadow land, balance
open land, easily cleared, part improvements.    Price $25 per acre.
For particulars of this and other
propositions  reply
BOX   987,   NELSON,   B.   C.
all their influence. But the campaign
of the Pharisees had been insidious
aud effective, they bad represented
Christ as attacking in them, all the
faith ln their prophets for which the
race had already suffered exile, poverty
and conquest. Every prejudice of the
people already hardened by suffering :
was appealed to in the campaign
against the Redeemer. This is hard to
realize in an age when new religions
rise, flourish and decay in a generation.
Probably even in that age among any
other people any man might have
preached what he would unscathed, but
it was a part of the inscrutable Divine
plan that the gospel must he offered
first to the Messianic race, the first
that knew and obeyed the One God, the
Father.
The following services are announced
for the city churches for tomorrow:
Church of England���St. Saviour's,
corner of Ward and Silica St., Sunday
next before Easter, holy communion, 8
a. m., morning prayer and litany,
11 a. m.; Sunday school, 2.30 p. m.;
evensong, 7.30 p. m. Rev. F. H. Graham, rector.
Roman Catholic���Church of Mary Im
maculate, corner of Ward and Mill
streets; Low mass, 8 a. m.; high mass.
10:30 a. m; evening service, 7:30 p. m
Rev. Father Althoff, priest.
Presbyterian Church���St. Paul's, cor
ner of Victoria and Kootenay Btreets;
Morning service, 11 a. m.; Sunday
school, 2:30 p. m.; evening service, 7:30
p. m.    Rev. J. T. Ferguson, minister.
Methodist Church���Corner Silica and
Stanley Btreets; Morning service, 11
a. m.; evening service, 7.30 p. m.;
Sunday School. 2.30 p. m. Rev. R. N
Powell,  pastor. ���
Baptist Church���Stanley street, near
Mill: Morning service. 11 a. m.��, evening service. 7.30 p. m.; Sunday School.
2:30 p. m.   Rev. A. N. Frith, pastor.
Salvation Army���Barracks on Victoria stieet, west of Josephine: Specia'.
services for tomorrow. Knee drill. 9 a.
m.; holiness meeting. 11 a. m.; a praise
meeting at 3 p. m.; salvation meeting
at  8 p. m.
Chtistiun Science���Heading room on
corner of Stanley and Victoria Streets,
open daily from 3 to b p. m
Notice to Creditors.
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.
In ths  matter of the estate  and effects
of  George  Harrison   (deceased.)
NOTICE la hereby given that all
creditors a'ld others having claims
against the estate of the Bald George
1-larrisun, deceased, who died at Nelson,
British Columbia, on the 27th day or
December, 1907, are required on or he-
fore the -"Hi day of April next to send
by post, prepaid, or deliver to the uu-
deisigued, their Christian and surnames,
addresses aud descriptions, the full particulars of their claims, the statement.
of their accounts and the nature of tbe
securities (If any) held by them:
Aud rurtlier take notice that after
such last mentioned date the administrator will proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased among the parties
entitled thereto having regard only tj
the claims of which he shall then have
notice, and thai the said administrator
will not be liable for the said assets or
any part thereof to any person or persona of whose claims notice shall not
have been received by him at the time
or such distribution.
Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 17th dav
ot March, A. D. 1908.
LENNIE  &  WRAGGE,
Solicitors for the Admlilatrator,
James H. Harrison.
tt
Lots   in   Addition "A"
We are agents for most of the lots
In the shove addition, being agents for
F. C. Innis, Coats & Co., and the Nelson
Electric Tramway Co.
For full particulars ss to prices,
termr   etc., apply to
H.   <&   M.   BIRD
FOR SALE
Partly Fttfsa.sh��d Modem
Reaad��Tnce and Three Lots
Situated on Hoover St., between Stanley and Ward.    Eight Rooms and
Basement all  ready  for furnace.    Now rents for $35 per month.
PRICE: $4,000.00.   TERMS: One-Third Cash, Balsncs 5500.00 per ysar st
7 per cent.      For   full   partic  ars   apply
PROCTER & BLACKWOOD
AGENT NELSON CITY LAND 4 IMPROVEMENT CO.
If you want Good Land
BUY at ROBSON
McDermid & McHardy
rXELSOlN, B.  G.
BUY AN ORCHARD HOME
You can buy a 10-acre Fruit Ranch ln the beat fruit crowlns district
ln  British  Columbia by  paying $10 dollars down and $10 par month.
Even as an Investment this is worth consideration.
Fruit Land has trebled ln value wl thin the ysar.   What will It do next
year? >
J. B. AINlNABaLE,
WARD STI>BBT
INBUtSOlN
A.O. LAMBERT 4& CO.
HANUFACTUFERS    ��   ������!.-     Ct.5��s.<���,!���.���
and dealers rn i^unvner* diimgiesf
Lath, Mouldings, Doors, Windows.
irned Work and BrnckctH.
VBRJVOIN STREE ���
Mail Orders promptly attended
-   ���   NBLSON. B. C
WM. S. DREWRY
A. M. Can. Sos. C. E.
DOMINION  AND  PROVINCIAL  LAND
SURVEYOR.
Mining Work s Specialty.
Office:   Room  10.  K.-W.-C. Bit   P.   O.
Box    434.
Baker  St..  Nelaon,  B. C.
M. HAWRYCZ
CONTRACTOR  AND   BUILDER.
Jobbing   promptly  attended  to.    Plans
and Estimates.
Apply 415 Hall St.
Box 385.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION  FOR
TRANSFER OF LIQUOR LICENSE.
Notice is hereby given that application will be made by the undersigned
at the next sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for the City of
Nelson, to be held thirty days after the
date hereof, for a transfer of the liquor
license standing ln the name of the
Estate of George Harrison (deceased)
for the premises known as the Lakevlew
Hotel ln the City of Nelson, situate on
Lots 13, 14 and 15, ln Block 67, Subdivision of Lot 95, Group 1, Kootenay
district, to Napoleon Mallette of tbe
said city.
Dated this 17th day of March, A.D.
1908.
JAMES   H.   HARRISON,
Administrator of the estate and effects
of Oeorge Harrison (deceased.)
W.   a.   GILLETT
Contractor   and
sBulldsar.
Bole agent for the Porto Bioo Lumber Co., Ltd.,
retail yards. Rough and dreaaed lumber, turusa
work and bracket*. Coast lath and shingles, sask
and doors. Cement, brick and 11ms for sals
Auumaik- grirder.
Yard and factory: VsmonSi.. ease of Hall
rVBLaSOJS,   B. G.
P. O  Box 282 rmo-jttt,t*,P 177
THE SEMAPHORE BILLIARD
PARlOH AND CIGAR STORE
r��OW OPE>
We have one English Billlsr, one
American Billiard and one Pool Table.
We carry the best lines uf Clears and
Tobaccos.
INOTICE
In Ui-- matter ol an application lor tbe laeue ol
a duplicate of tne Certificate of Till* to Lots
4 i aud 6, Block s, Nelson < ltv, subdivision ol
pari ot Lot 1S2, Group une, Ui-irliri of Uoelenay
LMap t&b).
liottot ia hereby given that It la my intsatlon
to issue at ike exulratlon of one month after the
first publication hereof a duplicate of lhaCertil-
lateo Title to tii�� above mentioned iota In tha
name of Patilc Rhodes which CartlfleaU is dated
the 16th dar of May, i��w, and uumbered laWI-k
Laud Kegimry uttce, nelson, B.C., Janstary
Mto, i��* H. IT. MacLBOD.
Dlstrlot Koctsuar.
INOTICE
Geo.  P. Player
Accountant
LATE ACCOUNTANT AT HALL M1N
ING  &   SMELTING   CO.
Office  Room  No.  2,   ELLIOT     BLOCK.
Chinaware
WE ARH MAKING A SPECIAL 8ALE
OF CHINA TEA AND DINNER
SETS   FOR A  FEW  DAYS.
From $10 to $25*
Old Curiosity Shoo
Iu the metier of an application lor a duplicate
Certificate of Title of an uud it Id ad ona-uuartax
interest in Lot 87, Uruup One, Kootenay Dlatrlct.
known aa "Let Her (io Oeliasjbsr* Minora!
Claim
Notice la hereby given that It ls my intention
after the expiration of one month from tne first
publication hereof, to laaue a duplicate Coruscate of title on the above described oua quarter
iuutrest lu th* Dame 01 John K. tiievene, which
Certificate of Title la dated the 6th April, 1WU.
and numbered Su3*K.
Land  Registry office, Nelson, 0. ft.. Marsh J,
a. r. MacLooD."
District Registrar
INOTICE.
Notice Is hereby given that tha Qrsat
West Railway Company will apply to
the Parliament of Canada, at the present session thereof, for an act amending
the said Company's Acts of Incorporation by striking out the names of those
persons who, by Sections 1 and t ot
Chapter 167 of the Statutes of 1>03, ars
created Incorporators and provisional
directors of the Company and Inserting
ln lieu thereof the names of certain
other individuals as such Incorporators
and provisional directors; changing tha
head office of the Company from Nelson,
B. C��� to Port Arthur, Ontario, and extending the respective times for ths
commencement and completion ot tha
various lines of railway which ths Company Is empowered to construct.
Dated Ottawa, 31st Jsnuary. 1908.
CHRYSLER, BETHUNE A LARMOUTH
Solicitors tor tha Applicants. Tne Daily Canadian
>
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APRIL THE DIAMOND MONTH
Not everyone can claim tho diamond for a blrthstone, but anyone
may wear a diamond, and if you are (retting one you may as well get
the best, and in the best and must suitable setting. We keep only the
best stones, and as we manufacture all kinds of jewelry we are competent to advise you as to settings. We have always on hand an attractive
stock of Rings and Pins of all kinds set with this most precious of gems,
the diumond, also a stock of loose  stones.
J. O. PATENAUDE
Watchmaker and Optician
MANl'PACl IMIM1
JUWiiUI-KK....
Nernst
Lamps
Particularly   adapted   for   store
lighting.
Let us estimate on lighting your
store with this lamp.
We are exclusive agents for this
territory.
J. H. RINGROSE
ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.
Phone 221A. P. O.  Box  IBB.
STANLEY   ST.
EASY
Three   Room   House   on   one-eigth   acre
adjoining     city. Lot     cleared.
fenced and  planted.   $350 ONLY.
WOLVERTON & Co
BAKER   ST.
Building Lots
Carbonate   St.   (25   ft.) $175
Observatory   St.   (50   ft.) $200
Latimer St.  (50 ft.) $750
Also excellent sites, close in, for ap-
partment houses, residences, factory
sitf-s, etc.
NOTE.���As an inducement to build
up Ne son the city levies on improvements a tax of $1 In the thousand only.
F. B. LYS
Real   Estate Agent
S15  Baker  St..   Nelaon.  B. C.
i   JIM   MILL   \
CIGARS
The Best 2 for 25c Cigar on
the Market.   Fr.sh Picked.
���AT THE���
Queen Cigar Store
\
BUSH 4 MATT HEW, Props
Special for Saturday
CAULIFLOWER,  CALIFORNIA
CELERY,
LOCAL   HOT   HOUSE
LETTUCE.
For Sale at
Joy's Cash Grocery
Cor. Josephine and Mills Sts,
Phone  19.
JOY WILL  MEET YOU  AT THE   DOOR
Cor.    Vsrnon ��na Ward   Straeta
NBLSON,     H.t.
(1. W. Coleman, E. Richardson, Lancaster; J. C. Harris. H. Elves, Xew Denver; J. J. O'Sullivan. C. E. Mellist. Vancouver; E. J. Blaqtiier. Amherst; P. A.
Paulson. Kitchener; C. R. Paulson. Spokane: J. H. Arnold, Co:o. O.; J. G.
Thomson. Toledo. O.; C. O. Rogers.
Creston; G. F. Robinson, Summit; F.
F Langan, Chicago: J. A. Smith, R.
Johnston, Toronto; C. F. Donoghu. New
York.
c^Jrn
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Corner of Stanley and Victoria   Sts.
Two blocks lrom Depot.
L. \V. rather and wife, Creston; G.
(J. Buchanan, Trail; C. S. Zowsh, J.
McShane and wife, B. Evantwell, Vancouver; C. Wood and wife, E. J. Poole
and will. Miss X. Wood. Armstrong;
Mrs. O. lligman, Edmonton; J. Jameson
and wife, (juebec; S. Johns, Montreal;
('. B. Cottam, W. Nelson, Spokane.
GRAND CENTRAL.
B. Furs, Castlegar; P. McLaren, Slocan; J. McKay, li. Hlancbard, P. F.
French, it. Dewar, llowser; I. Guerney,
R. G. Lambert, 8-Mile; G. .McKean,
Procter; C. T. Blair, J. Harris, W. A.
Hollis, Slocan: S. Swallow, T. C. Reld,
Creston; G. Willie, Deer Park; W. A.
Burton. A. Malone, W. Barton, Trail;
VV. Power, Spokane.
QUEENS.
R. C. Inells, H. .1. Inglis, 9-Mile: G.
Heaton, Winnipeg: H. Humble und wife,
Keni ra; Q-, E. Kl Uy San Francisco; C.
S. Sparks, Vancouver; P. Verigin, N.
Zlboroff, s. Relbln, Veregln; II. C. Smith
B. A. Smith, Clobb'e Landing.
TREMONT.
B.   Wood,   Slocan;     R.   Davis.   D.   E.
Ciseley, Cranbrook;  A. Crossley, G.  W.
Shideler, Fruitvale;  H. QlnUberg, New
York;   S.  I'. Cawley, Salmo;  A. F. Wei.
Esquimau-;  A   W. Crosslev, Salmo.
ROYAL.
E.   Simpson.   Cascade;   J.   Holland,  J.
A   Macdonald. 7-Mile, J. Strandell, Eholt
BARTLETT.
J. Cooke, Fernie: L. Band. Rossland;
G.   Carruthera,   F    Morton.  Slocan:   It.
Long.  J.  Sutherland.   Kaslo;   R.  Love],
Ainsworth.
TO   ARRIVE   ABOUT   SATURDAY
Car Early Rose
Seed Potatoes
FANCY   STOCK
Send ns your orders early to avoid
disappointment.
J, A. IRVING & CO.
Telephone 161.
HOUSTON HLOOK.
NOTICE.
of   K'.l.cmi, B.
Oeorge
mid nelson, B. <.
I hc't'iiy-Kivc yoa doUos that unless you ntv>-
�� tt i Mini ��� him objection thereto tn wriunn I
-in. ; at iin- .-ipr-Httim ol 11 dayi (rotn  tin* .IhU-
tor ot pi -...i toib�� registration nf thr title nf
roe Colnmbti mi'i Kootenay Httilwav hu<I Navigation ��� ompaxij in fee rtmpie in renp*oi to thnt
pie* f i.iri.i known ns i.,.t .1 in kim.-u 8, k<>i,*.<.������
Townsite, Group One, Kootenay Dlitrlot. m-.-nni
[ng io piwii thereof, fii..'<. hi Number 628, not*
with* Hiiiiiia ti)�� non*prot1 notion o/ the Cer tinea r> uf litis- thereof.
Puted At Nation, B.C.,thin Sid <lny nf Kerch, 1908.
II   F M *(!,��. .j,,
Dlitrlot  Ks-ifUirar.
Wall   Papers
Our new stock ls now In.
NEW   DESIGNS.
NEW   IDEAS.
i
Borders same as hangings.    Largest variety ever shown In Nelson. Sample
books sent to any part of the city on application.
Canada Drug & Book Co'y, Ltd.
Fair   Directors.
The directors of the XeJson Agricultural and Industrial Society will meet
Monday at 3 p. m. in the city hall.
Council   Meeting.
The regular weekly meeting of the
city council will be held in the council
chamber .Monday night at 8 o'clock.
Hospital    Ball.
Preparations are in progress for the
annual ball in aid of the Kootenay Lake
General hospital under the auspices of
the Women's Hospital Aid. The date is
Wednesday, April  22nd.
Association   Football.
A game of football under association
rules is being played on the Recreation
grounds this afternoon by elevens re-
presenting the Nelson United club and
the ranchers  of  the  West  Arm.
Lecture to Pupils.
Rev. J. T. Ferguson delivered a very
interesting address last evening to the
staff and pupils of the high school. It
was illustrated by excellent lantern
views and was in the form of a personally  conducted  tour.
Spring:
Cleaning:
Do you want a new Broom, Mop,
Scrub Brush, Washboard, Fibre Tub,
Brushes, or Gold Dust, Pearllne, Sa
polio,   Soap.   Soap   Powder.   Lye,  etc.
We  have  them  all.
C. A. BENEDICT
Corner Silica and Josephine Sts
phonh7
R.  M.  R.  Dances.
At the weekly dance in the armory
last night at which the attendance was
very large, Capt. Stewart announced
that next week the dance will be given
Thursday evening instead of Friday
and will begin at 9 p. m.
New   Senator.
A Xe'sonite recently returned from
Ottawa, and who is in close touch with
Liberal politicians, states confidently
that a new senatorial district ls to be
created in British Columbia and that
the appointment will be offered to VV.
C,   Wells.
K. of  P.  Visit.
Monday evening a special train leaving the depot at 6.30 and the Mountain
station at 7.10, will carry the Nelson
Knights of Pythias for a fraternal visit
to Ymir which will be reached at 8
o'clock. They will leave Ymir at 2
a. m. and arrive at Nelson about 2 a. m.
Tu.-.sday.
University Club.
The April meeting of the I'niverstty
Club will be held In the public school
in the teachers' room tonight at 8.30.
A paper will be read by F. M. Black
dealing with the conditions observed by
him during his recent eastern trip. All
who are interested are cordially invited   to  attend.
THE ACME OF
FOUNTAIN   PEN
PERFECTION
Is to  be  found In  our   "MOONEY'S
MODEL"
SELF-FILLING PEN.
Quick and clean to fill.
No parts to unscrew
No filler to hunt for.
No Inky fingers.
Writes instantly.
Feeds steadily and evenly.
In short, a perfect working  pen.
The privilege of a week's trial before
purchasing.
We   have   them   at   %2.  fi.bO.  $3   and
$3.75.    The only difference ls in size.
Collaborating With  Kipling.
Miss A. I). Cameron, formerly principal of South Park school, Victoria, who
achieved something like fame by a dispute with the education department
over a drawing examination. Is illustrating Rudyard Kipling's Canadian letters for Collier's and has been engaged
by five magazines to take the MacKen-
zie River trip.
Route March.
No. 2 company, R. M. R.. paraded the
streets last night, 45 strong. The total
number enlisted Is now over 60. On
flood Friday afternoon the company will
turn out for a route march, the exact
direction of which has not yet been decided. A test will be made of the proficiency of the signal class, who have
been trained by Sergeant Hazeldean.
N"o. 2 company's class of IS signallers
is probably the largest In the west.
K. F. G. A.
The meeting of the Kootenay Fruit
Growers' Association held In the court
house last night was very well attended. It was chiefly educational In Its
nature. James Johnstone explained the
plana of the Central Exchange. R. C.
Brock talked how to pack strawberries,
and Roy Chase lectured on the choice
of nurs.-ry stock. At Mr. Brock's suggestion 30 ranchers on the Arm signed
Pure and Cheat
We have 1000 pounds of
PURE   MAPLE   SUGAR
which we will sell at a bargain
5 lbs. for $1.00.
Special prices for larger lots.    Come
In   and  Inquire.
Choquette Bros,
Phone 258. THE  Unto Date  Bakers
Fire Insurance
Insure your house and furniture In
THE   PIONEERS'   FIRE
INSURANCE COMPANY
Do not put It off. Delays are dangerous. Call at 322 Baker street, or If you
have not time to call drop a line to
HUGH W. ROBERTSON
General Agent for the Kootenaya.
Agents wanted in  all  Kootenay towns.
P. O. Box 534.
If you want upholstering or cabinet
work for this spring get it done now.
We hnve some choice quarter cut oak
nnd will build you a piece of furniture to
order at the pnoe of factory goods See
us for second hand gorxls.
DE1NT <& CO.
Turner Beaton Block, 606 Vernan Street.
NELSON. /
W. G. Thomson
BOOKHKl.I.KK aad
STATIONER.
Nelson, B. C.
Phons a*.
an agreement to accept the offer of the
B. C. Telephone company, which will
therefore soon  be Installed.
Big  Timber  Daal. M
Daniel Wagena. a Los Angeles^eapl-
ta'ist, is arranging a quarter million
dollar deal for five thousand acres of
timber limits on Howe suond, near Vancouver. A twenty-five thousand dollar
cash payment will be made In two
weeks. Mr. Wagena represents London. New York and Chicago capital
The syndicate will build a mill of two
hundred and fifty thousand feet dailv
capacity, and will duplicate It in the
next year. The syndicate plans extensive exploitation of British Columbia
timber.
PERSONAL.
P. A. Paulson, of Creston, ls In the
city today.
J. C. Harris, of New Denver, was in
the city last night.
O. O. Buchanan returned last night
from Trail and left for Kaslo this morning.
Rev. R. Hughes of Cranbrook will arrive In the city tonight and conduct
both services In the Methodist church
tomorrow.
Jerry Bonneau, who for several
months managed the Strathcona hotel
for J. C. Bonneau, leaves for the coast
tonight to engage In business in Vancouver.    His many friends wish him all
success,
Prices   af   Matala-
New York, April  11.���Silver. 54V4<\
London, April  11���Silver, 25 3-l��d.
Opening Copper Quotationa.
(By McDermld & McHardy.)
New   York,   April   11,   ISJ08.
Asked Bid
firanby    $95.00. .. .$90.00
Dominion   Copper...     2.12V4        187',��
B. C. Copper      4.75 4.00
HOSMER TOWN8ITE.
Notice Is hqreby given that the Government Lots In the townsite of Hosmer will be offered for Bale by auction
at the Lock-up in Hosmer at ten o'clock
In the forenoon, railway time, Wednesday,  April  22nd.
Bids below tbe upset price will not
be received.
Terms, one-third cash, one-third 1st
of November, 1908, and one-third 1st of
May. 1909, with interest from 1st of
May, 1908. A fee of |10 will be charged
for each Crown Grant when Issued.
J. F.  ARMSTRONG,
Assistant Commissioner of Lands and
Works for the Southern Division
of East Kootenay.
Cranbrook,  30th March,  1908.
SAiVIUEJU A.   WYE
HEATING ENGINEER.
All Kinds of Heating Plants ln  Stock
SANITARY  PLUMBING.
Victoria St., Nr. Ooera Houae.      Tel. 181.
WEST KOOTENAY
BUTCHER CO.
Wh.'lenrsU' >"<)   Keiali DeHlers In
Fresh and Salted Meats
Camps supplied on short..st nottosand
lowest price, Nothing but   fresh and
Wholesome meats and supples kept in stock
Mail orders receive careful attention.
E.  C.   TRAVES.   WanaRer.
THE NELSON
CEMENT
WORKS
LIMITED.
Hollow Concrete
Blocks For Sale
AU shapes and facings.
These blocks are absolutely the best
material to be had for building purposes, foundations, retaining walls, etc.,
being cheaper than brick or stone.
Tenders given on all kinds of building
work.    Stock on hand.
Head Office:   Baker Street, Nelson, B.C.
NOTICE.
Id the matter of an application for tlie issue of
a duplicj*U; rerUnVitt.' ���>! I'llie for lots 4. 6, V, 11,
IV, M, and 32, ot Un Hill, <>roup One. in the
Dlturirt ut Kooteuav {Map 6y��)
Nollee Is hereby first) that it la my Intention
to litna at the expiration ol one month all- f the
firm publication hereof ailuplh-ate ��� >( Uo Got-
urh-aieof title (or the above mentioned lota ln
the name of Kieliar-l Helnie. �� hlch t'ertlai ale of
Title is daled the MUl day of .November, ltfOfi,
and   numU-red ttlOA.
Land Registry OJBoe, NeUoii, H. C., January
17th, ll**.
"II   K. Mit L��OD,M
Dlstrlot kiniatrar.
NOTICES.
Taae notice that Alfred Ktlwnr<! Watts, of
Wattaburg. Brill.*h Columbia, lumberman. In
tend! Uj apply for permlaulou to least* the lol-
lowing tl 'MTibed .aiUli *Kuate OOOt FtOOtOT OU
the Kratii shore of the WOMt arm of Kootensj
Lake, more particularly deticribed ai follow*:
L'orJim*UPIlig Ht ttiu   iiorthwe.it   coruer of
p   I,    Weal    Kootenay   iMutrlct,
of  Lot -iUV,  U.ou
thenee 16au feci (2o 4b chalni.) Wenter.y'along thi_
flouib shore line of the west arm uf KoolKnay
Laac and being tht- nurth boundary -,f Lot 4 ol
Lot Ml*l to the northwest corner or Lot 4 ol aah
���iOV, thenee 2^0 feet (.14.w.-haln*) along the south
shore linr- of the wt-sT arm of Kootena] Lake and
being lhe north boundary of Ixu in ul Lot MS,
trroupl. Weal Koiiieuay District; thence worth
132 feet {2 ehalna); lhence sasterl] N00 (est
(VMW Chains) and parallel with the tenth ahore
line of the weai *rin of Kootenay Lake; lhence
������outh l.U feet (2 chain*.; lo punt of commence
ment, and containing \to acre", more or leas
Dated ihls tttfa day of February, A. I)., Itfe8.
a. a. WAT1H.
Nelson! April   11. 1908.
EkUtor Daily Canadian.���
Dear Sir,���A very brief reply will do
for Mayor Taylor's attempt to cloud tne
iHSues between lhe councils of l.toT and
1908.
I refuse to reply to tne charges of
dishonesty,    if Mayor  Taylor  believes
his own words, it is his duty  to proap-
onte me.
A.s to the comparative statement of
revenue from the Kairview pipe line,
for December, 1M07, and March, 1908,
my authority io the present city engineer; the mayor's I presume, ia the hon-
eBt Mr. Jisckowicz.
As to the loose rock around the feed
pipe which could have been moved
when constructing the plant for $;*��,
why didn't Mr, Shack In on have this
moved, or draw the attention of Mr.
McCulloch, the engineer in charge?
Mr. Bhackleton was in charge of all the
work at that time and WOM responsible
to Mr. McCulloch only tor the work to
be properly done. VThyVae it not done?
There has been no change in conditions.
Blither it Was necessary Ihen, or il is
not necessary now. In either ortse the
fault Is his.
As to dismissing Mr. Dickson, i only
need to say that Mr. Dickson resigned.
and IiIh reaignalion waa accepted by
the council.
in regard to Mr. smith's appointment,
it was made by the council alter calling
for applications. Mr. Smith was cot a
personal friend or mine. I had never
heard of him until ho took charge after
his  application.
And as to the tramway deficit of
$7,000, Mayor Taylor known this to be
false, and has been c��jrrecrea by one of
his aldermen in the city council chamber.
The remainder of tho mayor's alleged
defence Is reliance on the reputation of
William Bhackleton. To those who
know William Shackle ton best, I needn't
say  any more.
Yours  faithfully,
W. CJ. OII.I.KTT.
Why  Observe   Easter?
Purls, April  1 I.���I'arllainent   adjourned   today   for  the   Baiter   holidays.     It
will reasaemble May 1st.
Blighth   io   i-ietiiod   today,   more  no   tomorrow.     Progress   In no
Ls the forerunner of blindness.    The small*** amount 0r ueai \d\2St r'i'Khl
mm t,    neg'ected    Examinations tree. Ktu al"JuM
Have your walrh  repaired  by  un,  then   KM   will  he on time.
J.  J.   WALKER,  Jewele.
STARKEY & CO.
WholsSMUlta    I'l'UY  JMJOIIN,
ProdUOf), - Prult.
Oovnrnmeiit flrmiiicry On.. Pound BcUakt mwlved weekly frdah tmtn ih,
rharn      For mill- l,y nil looting K���rar��
Olliop aud warehorme:  llouaton Hlock,    I',ion,, ?��
Josephine Street. Nelson, B. C.
IN EASTER
ATTIRE
"��f: the Spring the young man's
fancy lightly turns to thougnts of���
CLOTHES."
Surely that is the time he wants to be moat daintily dressed, ami her?
is the place he oimht to come for his stylish outfit v7e have now reid;
for showing the very newest Styles and patterns In Spring Suits ind
Overcoats, and we are so stocked with varied sizes that any shape of i
ynuni; man can get his fit accurately   (ind   quickly.
J. A. GILKER
HOUSECLEANING
This   is   the   season   of  the  year  when   you  devote your attention to this
household duty. We are prepared to meet your requirements with a full llaeot
Ready    Mixed   Paints,   all   colors, Varnishes,    Stains,    Enameli,
Alabastine,    Muralo.
Everything   necessary   for   the   renovation   of   your   house.
J. H. Ashdown Hardware
Company,  Limited. Nslson Branca
***************************��**************************t
Fruit   Trees
Home grown fruit and shade
tr e . currants, gooseherries. grape
vines, etc., etc. One of our specialties Is our large field grown roses.
Tht   -   will bloom the first year.
S i. I for our descriptive cata-
logue and price Hat, and give us a
trial order. The largest growers
in  B,  C.
The Riverside Nurseries
GRAND    FORKS.
*********
C. GREEN A.f. BUKIU.N        A. H.CREKN
GFEhN BROTHERS AND BURDEN
C'vil Engineers, Dominion and British
Columbia Land Surveyors
COR.VICTORIA ft KOOTENAY STS.. NELSON, B.
P. 0. box 145    Phonr 2sl B.
S. S. FOWLER
Mining;
Engineer.
INELSOiN,     -     B. G*
We   make   a  specialty of
! Hardware Supply
For  Ranchers
AXES,   8AW8,   8PADE3,   HOES,
HAMMERS,  HINGES, NAILS,
WINDOW  GLASS,
3ARB   WIRE  FOR   FENCING,  E��'
Smid  ub your mall orders.
Wood-Vallance Hardware Co
Wholesale
TSI-A SOIN
Retail

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