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Array i���a���s���sss������i
Stye ��U-Uy Canahtan
JllME I.    NO.   191.
bier Carries Kaslo
by Storm
Itf RECORD MEETING
Liberal Candidate Made Brave
:mpt but Found no Support���
Mackay is Safe
pes al to 'lho Daily Canadian.)
lo, U. C��� Jan. i:..���On his arrival
tonight [,uui Kootenay landing,
tr McBride was met at tbe dock
arge gathering of representative
yn who gave hlm three rousing
1 aa he landed from The steamer.
tlie premier was W. J. Bowser,
of Vancouver, and tonight Uiey
ts-i'il ths* largest political meeting
eld in the town,
also by their accounts of the
ssf the Conservative government
lish Columbia, by their frank deal-
|tls all questions raised In tbe cam-
em! by their denunciation of the
sm on the lines of its ubstruc-
ctlcs broke the record as creators
buBluBin.
C. Elliott of Trout Lake, pre-
fver the meeting and In addition
usldrosses delivered by the pre-
ssi Mr. Bowser, tbe Conservative
��te, Nell F. Mackay, and the Lib-
udidate, John Keen, were beard
{ducKay said he bad been through
er of constituencies before combiner the flgbt In his own riding,
jerywhere the prospects that tho
, government would be returned
es with a greatly Increased nin-
flsere of the strongest.
evidence of how hard pressed
���������tils were he Instanced the case
Oliver of Delta, who. It was
ced at the beginning of the cam-
I would speak In many parts of
vlnce and as yet he bas not felt
going any farther away from his
me than the town of Steveston.
siacKay said that as he would
er opportunities of addressing
ora of Kaslo he would cut his
0; tss, that no time should be lost
pier McBride or Mr. Bowser. He
led by saying he was proud to
|e hssnor uf being a candidate in
the support of Hon. Richard
The cheers which greeted
nark spoke volumes for the pop-
tho candidate and the feel-
I the electors of this  riding in
the present government.
een appealed to the audience to
the McBride  government as
H incapable and guilty ono the
had ever known.   He denied
in a surplus ln thc provincial
as alleged and adversely crltl-
}e granting the aid to Dewdney
allty.   Tbe Kaien Island and the
& Western railway act also
for sums' abuse.   He was most
about what the result would
f'obruary 2nd., but when he dilated hla belief that It would
change of government ho found
tif a dozen out of the 400 or
jfople preaent with enough ap-
of the point to grant him
use.
OWBor presented tbe Conserva-
y's claim to another term of of-
| tins record of the present gov-
1 for honest and capable admln-
1.
piled to numerous attacks of the
on and In dealing with the
hat the party of which he was
er had beon allied with thc Soil he branded W. W. B. Mclnnes
���unsuccessful  aspirant for com-
in the  Socialitlc  forces and
proofs of tho genuineness of
Id,
> quoted  the opinion   which
I ('"ills oxprcsBed of Mclnnes ln
I so surprised were some of the
st the condemnation of their
Inder by one of hla present po-
���edrollows that they challenged
llhenllclty of Smith CurtlB'
forward (lec'ara ion of the lm-
Ity and corruptibility of J. a.
aid's rival for the leadership of
1 party which has been on un-
record for over three years,
NELSON, B.C., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 1907.
Fwtt Cents a Month
When Premier McBride arose to address the audience practically thc whole
gathering broke Into cheers and
throughout his address the premier was
many times compelled to rest his vocal
organs while tbe gathering emphatically emphasized with prolonged applause
their admiration of hla conduct and
their faith in his administration.
The premier who has become accustomed to listening to opposition stock
charges such as were made by Mr.
Keen, swiftly and most effectively destroyed what he termed tbe only policy
���a policy of abuse���the Liberals bad
to present. He told of how little effect such tactics bad on the electorate
of the province, for everywhere he bad
been within the past few weeks he bad
met with unmistakable assurances that
his government would be rs turned to
lower with as strong a working majority as any government could desire.
There was no doubt in bis mind about
the result In Kaslo.
The meeting was brought to a conclusion wit), the customary cheers and
the singing of the national anthem.
The premier and Mr. Bowser will address a meeting In Rossland tonlgbt.
i. i mnta sure
Demoralization of Fernie Liberals  Ensures Return of Present Representative.
(Special to The Daily Canadian.)
Fernie, Jan. IB.���As the political
campaign in Fernie progresses, lt becomes more and more evident that Mr.
W. R. Ross will be elected to the provincial legislature by a large majority.
The magnificent reception accorded to
the premier on his recent visit, and
his splendid address on that occasion,
have made a great Impression. Recent
events within the local Liberal party
have also given their opponents cause
for self-congratulation. The party
here has always heen troubled with
dissension within the ranks, and has
found it necessary to take one or two
of their obnoxious comrades by the
scruff of the neck and cast them Into
outer darkness. Trouble has now
broken out In a new place. The Liberal candidate, Mr. Dicken, is a candidate for municipal honors. Th ecity
elections are to be held this week, and
there are two tickets ln tbe field, with
Mr. Dicken, of course, on one of tbem.
Liberal support is about equally divided between tbe two opposing forces,
snd in consequence half of his advisers wish him to wlthdra wfrom the
municipal contest, on the ground that
It will hurt his chances In tbe provincial election if be is defeated, and the
otber half support him ln his present
determination to run for everything
In sight. Tbe dispute Is not settled
as yet, and loud and angry voices, with
banging ot books and slamming of
doors, are now and then heard In the
vicinity of the Liberal committee
rooms.
In the meantime, both Liberals and
Socialists are anxiously watching for
the Labor party's next move In the
game. Their first meeting was captured by the Socialist element, but was
adjourned without any action being
taken. If Frank Sherman, the present
dlatrlct president of the Miners' union,
is re-elected to that position In the
election to be held today, ho will make
a strong bid for the nomination at the
adjourned Labor convention. At present both Ihe Socialist and the Liberal
candidates aro wooing thc Labor iiarty leaders with soft' and honeyed
words, and whispering soft nothings in
their cars, each still hoping to secure
the Labor vote by receiving the endorsement of the convention.
Meanwhile, Mr. W. R. Robs, with a
creditable record In tho house during
Iho last three years, and the certainty
of a brilliant future there, Ib conducting his canvass with a Bolid and enthusiastic parly at his back. Ho is everywhere receiving encouragement and
promises of support, many who bave
been life-long Liberals promising him
Iheir votos. He has the advantage of
having behind him an cnthuslustie and
harmonious corps of workers. Among
them are to be found no hurrylngs to
and fro, no whisperings in corners, no
stealthy Intrigue, which, ln consequence of the municipal cmbrogllo, are
distracting tho counsels of the Llboral
party. Ab the 2nd of February draws
near, "tho man In the street" grows
more and more certain, and the sporting fraternity offer larger and larger
odds, that "Billy" Ross will represent
Fernie for four years more.
JAMAICA'S LOSS
Not Quite so Heavy as
First Reported
CASUALTIES VERY FEW
Kingston  Not Destroyed,  Though
Heavily Damaged���Cable Com-
munlcatlO'Sare Restored.
Prices of Metals.
Now York, Jan. 16.���Silver, 68 Wc;
copper, 23 3-4c; load, ��6.
London, Jan. 16.���Silver, 31 0-1 Ud;
lead, ��18 17a 6d.
London. Jan. 16.���The destruction
wrought by tbe earthquake at Kingston, Jamaica, and the subsequent conflagration, according to an official telegram received this morning at the colonial office, was by no means so widespread as Indicated In the first reports.
Although the total number of killed
and wounded has not yet been ascertained, It IB apparently not very large
and only a small portion of the city,
including, however, wharves and warehouses, suffered rrom the fire that followed the earthquake. The greatest
number of casualties singly was in the
city hospital, where 30 colored troops
were killed. The telegram which was
Bent by Governor Sweetenbam ls undated, but is presumed to have been
sent on Monday.   The text follows:
"Severe earthquake Bhock this afternoon, between 3 and 4 o'clock, causing
considerable damage tu houses and
property at Kingston. It was followed
by a fire which continues, though it Is
confined to about one-sixteenth part
of the town, containing wharves and
warehouses. The camp hospital wae
destroyed and 30 men were killed
There wore no officers among them.
Major Headyman was seriously injured. The town hospital Is crowded with
some 300 injured. The fire is now decreasing. Thc Myrtle Bank house has
been destroyed and also the cable office. The Myrtle bank is practically
destroyed. The conference delegates
and tbe membera of Sir Fred Jones'
expedition are believed to be uninjured and are now at Port Langston.
The exact number of people killed or
wounded has not yet been ascertained.
Slight shocks continue.*'
Boston, Jan. 16.���The United Fruit
company ln this city received a cablegram from Jamaica today stating that
several hundred persons were killed In
Kingston. The cablegram, dated Holland Bay, Jan. 15, Is as follows:
"Mercantile section of Kingston, including our offices, completely destroyed by earthquake and fire. Several hundred killed."
London, Jan. 16.���The steamship aud
cable companies here have received
belated messages dated Monday, via
Holland Bay. A deapatch to the Royal
Mall Steam Packet Co. says: "Kingston wrecked and most of the war vca-
sels and warehouses burned, but our
main wharf, sheds, coal uud cargo safe.
Offices wrecked. Constant, superintendent of tho company, and Captain
Young, commander of the Areno, were
killed." The Areno Is a small steamer
belonging to lbe Royal Steam Packet
Co., and it Is presumed thut Ihe superintendent and captain were killed
In the wreck of the company's office.
The message to the Royal Mall Company simply says that Mr. James Ferguson is missing and adds that Governor Swoetenham had asked tho local
representatives of the company to soil
provisions and stores of tho company
to his service for the relief of the sufferers from tho earthquake and fire,
nnd also cabled to the Now York offices of ths Royal Mall to send provisions to Kingston by the Athrato and
other steamers with all possible speed.
Tho company has not heard of any
damage having been sustained by their
vessels in Kingston harbor.
Oilier cable despatches from Kingston Bay that the offices of the direct
West India Cable Co. were wrecked,
but uo fatalities occurred among the
members of the staff. Mr. Conder, one
of tho clerks, wae severely injured.
The Colonial Bank of Kingston was
burned down. The safes, with books
and cash, are sale, and members of
tho Btaff escaped uninjured. Cable
communications have been restored to
within eight miles of Kingston, connec-
nection having been   made   with the
cable at a place called Bull Bay. The
latest Information received here from
Kingston said that the fire was under
control and added that the number of
West Indian soldiers killed ln the camp
hoapital was three Instead of 30, as
had been previously reported. The colonial office this morning wae besieged
with Inquirlers who asked for news of
relatives or friends In Jamaica, but
the officials had nothing further to
communicate for the present, except
that the officials of tbe colonial offloe
had every reason to believe that the
fatalities at Kingston were light. Tbe
colonial office haB Instructed tbe government authorities In Jamaica to take
all the necessary steps to relieve the
distress among tbe earthquake sufferers. The admiralty has ordered the
cruiser Brilliant now In Bermuda, and
tbe cruiser Indefatigable, at present at
Trinidad, to proceed lo Jamaica and
assist In relief work.| They are both
vessels of 3600 tons and their combined
crewB number about 650 men, which
will enable them to land strong detachments for police or other duties ln tbe
devastated city.
London, Jan. 16.���Later.���The contradictory and scanty reports which
thus far have reached London from Jamaica renders it difficult to estimate
the real extent of the calamity caused
by the earthquake and subsequent conflagration. Messages received by the
various steamship ant* . cable companies here Indicate that while tbe early
report of the destruction of Kingston
and great loss of life were exaggerated,
the disaster was still of a grave character. Ruin and desolation are said
to stretch miles outside tbe city. The
shocks were felt from 60 to 60 miles
away and one despatch from the temporary cable station at Bull Bay says
that not a single house between there
and Kingston Island is safe.
The Itoyal Mail Steamer Packet company's office here received instructions from its home office in London
today to carry free to Kingston all
food supplies for tbe sufferers from
the disaster there. The first steamer
to sail from New York to Kingston will
be Monday, January _ 21. Tbe next
steamer will be on-January 22.
London, Jan. 16.���No estimate of the
loss of life from official sources has
come through, but the negro troops in
thc camp hospital appear to have been
In the center of the visitation as do
less than 40 were killed there alone.
There were Isolated fatalities among
the Europeans at Kingston, but apparently the aggregate of the victims la
slim. The distance between the
buildings known to bave been destroyed Is taken to Indicate that the total
loss of property will be great. According to latest despatches, slight earthquake shocks continue to be felt at
Kingston.
New York, Jan. 16.���The Hamburg
Steamship company announced at its
office here today that supplies tor
Kingston will be carried freo of charge
on that company's steamer Prinz Juan-
chin, which will sail from New York
for Kingston on Saturday January 19.
FIRE  IN SANDON.
Silver City    Again    Afflicted���Losses
Will Be Heavy.
(Special to The Dally Canadian.)
Sandon, B. C.Jan. 16.���A disastrous
fire started today In the famous
Filbert hotel. The Balmoral hotel and
barber shop were completely gutted.
Tho Inmates barely escaped wltb their
Uvea. The valuables were saved but
personal losses will be heavy.
The Filbert loss Is estimated at $10,-
000 and tbe Balmoral at (6000.
Tbe weatber Ib extremely cold, the
thermometer registering 20 below aero.
Great bravery was shown by tho willing workerB at fire fighting who were
absolutely encased in ice.
All energies are now directed to save
the main portion of tho city. The fire
was under control at 10 p. m. the wind
being favorable to suppression.
Mere Matter of Etiquette.
It would be funny, If the case were
less serious, to analyse the Liberal
view of the Better Terms controversy.
J. A. Macdonald says that Mr. McBrlde's claim was Just, and will be
maintained by the Liberals If placed lit
powet. Sir Wilfrid Laurler and Mr.
Fielding admit that It Is Just. Thon
why bas It not been granted? Because
Mr. McBride didn't ask in' the right
way. Was ever so childish an answer
given by an adult to a serious question upon a matter of importance?
Trains and Beats.
Crow train���Ten hours late. (Boat
mny not wait)
Coast and Slocan train���Three-quarter hour late.
noundary train���On time.
Rossland train���On time.
Order of The Black Cat
at Home in Nelson
LUMBERMEN OFF DUTY
Annual Meeting of Representatives
of the Industry in British Columbia and Washington
The freedom of the Queen City of
the Kootenays bas been Informally
conferred upon, or assumed by, tbe
lumbermen of the Northwest, wbo are
here in force. The cry of the Hoo-
Hoos Is heard everywhere. Prominent
among the visiting members of tbe
coast and mountain associations are
Messrs. Moody and Alexander of Vancouver; T. Ludgate, of Arrowhead; A.
Leitch, of Cranbrook; A. K. Watts, of
Wattsburg; F. W. Jones, of Golden;
W. E. Cook, of Kaslo, wbile J. P. MeGoldrick is here with a big contingent
from Spokane.
The first meeting of what is certain
to be at least a two-day session, wss
held in the office of the Mountain
Lumbermen's association this morning, with about 60 members present,
and F. W. Jones, president of the
Mountain Association, in the chair.
The morning's discussions were
quite animated, dealing mainly with
the question of establishing standard
sues, as to length, width and thickness, of all products. Tbe idea met
with general approval, and la likely to
be formally adopted.
General conditions of the lumbering
Industry are being discussed this afternoon. It is not considered likely
that the question ot. prices will be
reached until tomorrow.
The great Black Cat banquet will be
held in tbe Strathcona tonight. The
Mystic Order of the Black Cat, the
Famous Concatenation ot the Hoo-
Hoos, is now about 14 years old. It
was organized In playful parody of the
ritual and nomenclature of other secret societies. Its only objects are
the "health, long life and happiness"
of all its membera. Its numbers were
originally limited to 9999; the annual
dues are 99 cents; the meetings are
held every ninth month, and on the
ninth day ot the month.
But the idea "caught on," the order
lived and grew, and now numbers
ma: y m.*re than the mystic 9999.
The pnsldent of tonight's banquet
will be "Vicegerent Grand Snark"
Moody, of Vancouver. His only superior on earth is the Supreme Almighty
Royal Grand Arch-Snark of the Universe.
Has Willie a Vote?
There Is a persistent rumor to the
effect that W. W. B. Mclnnes is not
registered as a voter In any electoral
district in British Columbia. We are
prepared to believe almost anything
ridiculous regarding Billy, but this
last reaches the climax. Will the "lt
Ib said" organ please enlighten the
faithful In the matter?
LOCAL AND PROVINCIAL.
Tbe Summers Stock company will
open a week's engagement at Sher-
mau'a opera house on Monday next,
January 21, at popular prices. The
company will present a select repertoire with change of bill nightly, opening Monday evening In the roaring
farce-comedy, "Mrs. Temple's Telegram."
Cards aro out for an "At Home" in
the Knights of Pythias hall Thursday
evening by the ladles of St. Saviour's
branch of the Women's Auxiliary, at
which the guests of honor will be Rev.
F. H. Graham and Mrs. Graham. Its
purpose Is a gathering of the congregation In honor of thc completion of
the fifth year of Mr. Graham's Incumbency.
It Is characteristic of the Liberal
party, and especially of Willie Mclnnes, that In hard times they nre content to let others do the hard and
thankless work, while, as soon as
there Is a surplus in sight thoy develop
a wolfish hunger for office,
George T. Cane is thoroughly discredited in Kaslo for ever on account
of his conduct at last night's meeting.
Only respect for the visitors restrained
decent Liberals from throwing him out
of the hall.
Nicholas Oates. who died at the
Homo hospital yesterday, will be burled
tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from
D. J. Robertson & Co.'s undertaking
parlors. The funeral service will be
read by Rev. F. H. Graham.
WITH  THE CURLERS.
Mclntyrfs Rink    Now   Leads���Sot.-s
and Fixtures for Tonight.
The following games. Including those
reported aB unfinished, bave beoi decided:
Richardson 6, Fox 7; Richardson 7,
Carrie 11; Nunn 4, Bird 10; Walley '.',
Hedley 7; Blackwood 10, Fox 4; Din-
yan 8, Forin 16; Wallace 5, K:l,ityre
10. Cavanaugh won by default from
DeVeber, counting 10 points, ln each
case the first of the two competing
rinks named ls that of the pr t tt l_nt.
Mclntyre's rink Is still In thf le:-.tl
with a score of 74 for six gainst, Wi.l-
lace. being second with 66 for the same
number. Cavanaugh has a ss! ue of 67,
but lt la for seven games.
The following games are scheduled
for tonight:
7:15���No. 1, Starkey vs. Forin; No.
2, Wallace vs. Hawkey; No. 3, Gillett
vs. Mclntyre; No. 4, Richardson vs.
Drew.
9:15���No. 1, Nunn vs. Wells; No. 2,
Walley vb. Carrie; No. 3, Blackwood
vs. Bird; No .4, Bunyan vs. Drew.
NEWS FROMMIRIES
Crops, Crimes and Sport���Fsrmers Expect Increased Yield on Acount
of Deep Frost
Lethbrldge, Jan. 16.���William M.
Taylor, who about three months ago
completed a term of two or three years
ln the penitentiary at Stony Mountain,
Man., anl has since been living In
Lethbrldge, was arrested tonight by
H. Perry, chief of police, on a charge
of forgery, and lockel in tbe cells to
await his preliminary trial before Magistrate Humphries tomorrow afternoon
at 8 o'clock,
Taylor, wbo Is a half-breed, was arrested at tbe instance of his half-sister, Mary Taylor, a girl about 17 years
of age, whose signature, lt Is claimed,
he forged to a check for $10, which
he cashed at the Union bank on or
about January t.
P. L. Welamlth, general manager of
the Alberta Railway 4b Irrigation company, waa asked If the oompany would
raise Its scale of prices at Its coal
mlnea here ln view of the action of the
Vancouver dealera In boosting the price
of coal $1 per ton, replied, "No, sir;
our prices are the same till next
spring, regardless of conditions."
In the wee hours of yesterday the
mercury at the meteorological station
at Lethbrldge descended to 38 degrees
below sera, th elowest point for the
season so far, and for several seasons.
During tbe day the weather moderated considerably, and today It was
bracing but not severe.
The unwonted cold snap which sunny
Southern Alberta is experiencing is
not without compensations, and while
the stock men are thoughtful over the
situation, the farmers see nothing but
cheer, for the deeper the frost goes
the better next year's crop of wheat
will be. "The cold weather will do tbe
farmers good," said Willla mlngram,
of the Alberta Realty Company, on
the subject yesterday. "It drives the
frost deeper Into tbe ground, and that
means that It will be later In coming
out In the spring, the frost rising over
this longer period will keep the ground
molat most of the summer, and except
In one or two cases a fine yield will
bo assured. Thc fall wheat, which will
be blgh enough to shade the ground,
and therefore hold the moisture a little longer, will benefit the most, but
the Spring wheat will also reap much
benefit. The Fall wheat, I believe,
has more than, half of the acreage In
Southern Alberta.
Winnipeg, Jan. 16.���"Tough" Belle-
feullle, tbe speedy defence man on the
Kenora thistles, has been released by
the management, and Is not on the
present trip after the cup. Bellefeullle
ts one ot tbe best ln the business, but
according toreportslsahardman hr me
accordlngt o reports, Ib a hard man to
control. He has received a good offer
to Join the Strathconas and Is also
wanted by the Ottawaa, wbo need a defence man now that Moore Is out of
tho game. It ls probable Bellefeullle
will go to the capital.
STOPPED IN TIME.
Fire In Baker Street   Premise*   This
Morning Soon Subdued.
The fire de partment made a quick
run to box 42 at 10:30 o'clock this
morning, and extinguished an Incipient
fire In the office of the Yale-Kootenay
Ice & Fuel Co.'s office. Before the
arrival of the firemen a number of
persons broke open the front doors,
scattering glass ln all directions and
admitting the air. Two chemical extinguishers were used on the tire anl
a ltne of hose laid from the corner of
Stanley and Baker streets. The loss
will not exceed $60. How the fire originated Is a mystery. When the firemen
entered the building they found a box
of ooal, a sack and other articles on
fire. It Is supposed that a match was
dropped on the inflammable material
surrounding the stove.
MORE WEAKUNGS
Ralpb Smllb and W _ Sloan
SORRY REINraRCEMENTS
Liberal Members Despatched From
Ottawa to Help Opposition
in Distress
(Special to The Daily Canadian. )
Victoria, B. C, Jan. 16.���Evidence
that the Liberals are In a frenxy of despair at the certainty of defeat on February 2nd. la accumulating. It wm
authoritatively stated today that Ralph
Smith, M. P., and W. Sloan, M. P., bad
been called on to assist W. W. B. Mclnnes and J. A. Macdonald lo their
hopeless task.
While this latest development la generally accepted as an unmistakable Indication that the federal authorities are
interesting themselves in the campaign
lt has also shown that Mclnnes has
tailed to sweep through the province
Uke a firebrand, flaming ever fiercer as
he progresses. That was what was expected of the ex-governor of the Yukon,
but what actually occurred fell very
much short ot what was anticipated.
Mr. Mclnnes was received coolly. His
addresses have been listened to with
critical Interest by fairly large crowds
at different places, but he bas not succeeded In cresting the wildly Irresistible enthusiasm among the Liberals
which wss expectod to materially help
them in turning the voters to their
side. Therefore the aid of Messers.
Smith and Sloan has been requested.
That they will come Is assured.
Whether they will do better than their
predecessor, Molnnes, Is another question. As a matter of fact, lt Is scarcely likely that they will meet with quite
as good a reception. Mr. Mclnnes' offhand manner, his "Hall fellow well
met" greeting to all and sundry, his unfailing good humor, are characteristics
which make his speeches palatable to
the crowd, although the concensus of
opinion upon the public Issues under
discussion may be found by a canvass
among local politicians of unbiased
casts.   Mr. Mclnnes was tolerated.
It ls predicted thnt the feeling of tho
electorate will be more plainly expressed when Messrs. Smith and Sloan
commence addressing public gatherings
In opposition to tha present provincial
administration.
HERTS WILL WIN.
Liberal Machine Methods Resented In
Saanleh.
Victoria, Jan. IE.���The Liberals ot
Saanlch have nominated John Piercy
aa their standard-bearer In the forthcoming election. Their former representative, H. Tanner, was unable to
aland against the numerical Strength
of the former's supporters, snd Is reported to hsve accepted his defeat
graoefully.
It Is stated on reliable authority
that the substitution of Mr. Piercy for
Mr. Tanner has created serious dissension among the Liberals of that district. The general opinion appears to
be that It is but another Indication of
the growing power and Influence of ths
Ottawa "machine." It the reports
which are constantly being received
may be relied upon, the dissension
among the adherents of the two aspirants for the candidacy la ot an exceedingly bitter character���almost as
much so as It Is between the local dissenting factions of the Liberal association. This Information ls corroborated by a well known Saanlch Liberal,
wbo yesterday volunteered tbs prophecy that Mr. Piercy would be badly
beaten because he was "one ot thjB
largest cogs ln the wheel ot the Ottawa "machine."
Mr. Eberts Is not only confident that
he will be returned, but he Is convinced thst Premier McBride will bs accorded the endorsement of the whole
country. He points out that the people are satisfied, that they are prosperous, snd do not wish a change In
the government at the preaent Juncture. The Daily Canadian
HUDSON'S BAY
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JANUAHY Ift. 1907.
" By one word we ase sometimes, judged to he
wise and by one word sometimes judged to he
foolish. Lei us therefore he careful what we
ssy."���COKrvcii'S,
THE LIBERAL PLATFORMS,
In the campaign now in progress the
Liberal iiarty ln lhe province has of
fored no constructive policy at ali, but
la relying solely on the chance of
some of the mud of Its many flings
at scandal-mongering sticking to the
government.
But la Is only a little more than
three years since the Liberals of British Columbia, on the eve of a genera]
provincial election, issued a manifesto
to the electors, containing their platform drawn up at a convention beiil in
Vancouver on February (ith untl Tth,
1902. At that convent Inn Stuart Henderson, lute member lot' Vain, wub
chairman, and .1. A. Maciloiialsl anil W.
\V. B. Mclnnes were both present.
The planks of that platform, though
not yet four years old, make strange
reading now. They are worthy of a
brief summary.
Clause 1 called for redistribution of
seats, a subject now apparently dead.
Clause 2 was: "Governmenl ownership, Dominion, provincial and municipal, of public services of utilities ia
sound, antl shoulil be carried out in
British Columbia." That clause has
never been repudiated, If it means
anything at all, it pledges any future
Liberal government to expropriate railways, telegraphs, telephones and power plants, at least, if not al��o tbe production of food In nil forms. That
clause alone would do for a whole Socialist platform.
Clause 3 Bays: "Should it be advisable at any time to granl aid to a railway company, such old shnll lie In
cash, not In land."    J. Fred Hume Is
pledged to grant no aid in cash, land,
or anything else, while J. A. Macdon-
nlil wants railways, not only not aided
but taxed to the limit.
Clause 4 calls for the Immediate construction of railways, totalling 1700
miies in length, as follows: The Coast-
Koolenay extension of the Island line,
a line in the northern part of the province from the coast to the eastern
boundary, with an extension to the
northern boundary; a line from Alberni
to a point on the east coast of the
Island; the Midway & Vernon, by way
of the Norlh Fork of the Kettle Blver;
all, "with necessary branch lines, ferries and connections." All these were
to be constructed Immediately. At the
price���In cash, not land���required by
companies at that time, $30,000 per
tulle, the cost of construction would
have been $51,000,000���rather a large
nnilertaklng for a bankrupt province.
Clauses 5 and 6 referred to the sealing duties and dyking areas, both now
(lend issues.
Clause 7 declared that the government should keep In touch with mining conditions, and "if necessary build
and operate smelters and refineries."
Clauses 8 to 12 condemn Oriental
Immigration, strikes and lock-outs, and
speculation in land, and advocate Ihe
building of mads antl rcvlBion of tax-a-
lion "to bear upon privilege rather than
inslusiry."
II Is greatly to lhe credit of the Liberals that nothing Is now* beard of
such an ama/.ingly foolish programme.
Tint Ha adoption Iobs thnn four years
ago, and the fact that no other constructive policy has yet been auba'tluit-
ed for It, prove what we have always
contended, (hat the Liberals have no
policy at nil.
The last paragraph In the manifesto
contains the following: "We shall also
strenuously presB upon the Dominion
government it readjustment of our financial relations." How strenuously?
Not enough to embarrass the machine.
If the Liberals���even the most credulous or them���have really any Idea
of winning the campaign, how is It that
we have had no slates for Liberal cab
Inets? It ts true that ln 1903 they
could not even tell who, In the event
of a Liberal victory would be thc premier. But they should be less raw
now. They have had some experience
I as critics and have had an opportunity
of displaying their respective inclinations. J. a. Macdonald, presumably,
would be attorney general and ^wottld
no doubt administer that department
efficiently. John Oliver as the critic-
in-chief of the School Act has special
claims on the portfolio of education,
to which is attached tbe provincial secretaryship. Smith Curtis would doubtlessly desire the department of mines.
We cannot think of anyone adapted
for the finauee or lands and works departments, and there Is only the presidency of lhe council left. Stuart Henderson might do for president of the
council, but of eourae he will not be
there. Then there remain W. 0. Wells,
J. ."red Hume, John Keen, Dr. Hull, K.
L. Drury and Willie Mclnnes all unprovided for. They will surely have
to create a few more ornamental departments besides that of labor and
Immigration, By the way, why not
create a department of scandal? John
Oliver might prefer that to education.
Captain R. G. Tatlow, provincial
minister of finance, has heen eulogized
In the Liberal press, or at least in that
part of it which makes any pretence of
being fair on the occasion of his two
budget speeches announcing surpluses.
But now that a campaign is on even
those papers make haste to assert
that there is no credit iu the surpluses,
because they result from increase of
taxes and reduction of expenditure on
public works. What, then, did they
formerly praise? Was it merely Captain 'Tatlow's bookkeeping? T,o Increase taxes under any circumstances
is a most unpopular and therefore a
most courageous proceeding for a government, and the same Is true of refusal or postponement of public works.
But to perform both tasks at once
without retarding development or crippling Industry and without throwing an
undue burden upon any class, requires
administrative ability of the highest order. That Is the feat accomplished.
That is what a few of the Liberal organs saw and praised and what they
muBt still praise If party prejudice were
not stronger than love of truth and
fair play.
It is characteristic of the Dally News
to labor a point that has been clear
to every one else for many months and
which has no relevancy to present issues even if the construction put upon
lt by the News could be maintained.
The premier has already given a full
and frank Btatement of all details of
the grant of Kaien Island to the Grand
Trunk Pacific Railway company. The
deal was negotiated by E. V. Bodwell,
K. C, acting nominally for Messrs.
Lai-son and Anderson. The transaction, after all the facts were known,
was highly commended by the Toronto
Globe, the leading Liberal newspaper
of the Dominion, but remote enough
from the present campaign to express
a rational and fair judgment. The
great majority of the electors of Nelson, and of British Columbia, are fully
convinced that the Interests of the
province are better guarded and served
In that transaction than the rights of
the public have been In any similar
case in Canadian history. Still the Liberal press will keep on harping on old
strings of which the public Is as tired
as they are of J. A. Macdonald's dismal
oratory.
When the chairman of the Conservative meeting, held last Friday night,
in compassion for Dr. Hall'B evident
sufferings, told him that his time was
up, the doctor declared lamely that, he
had hardly begun, had lots to say, he
would like an hour to speak. Last
night Dr. Hall had his opportunity
and threw It away. A fair crowd would
probably have gathered to hear tho
curio from the Yukon. All Dr. Hall
had to do was to hold the audience
spell-bound until Willie arrived. He
could have poured forth his eloquence
for at least two hours. He might have
told the electors at least a part of what
he would have said at the Conservative meeting "if ho had lime." Tho
Conservative committee was not at all
sure of the prompt arrival of the coast
train bearing Messrs. McBride and
Bowser, but it was arranged In advance that local speakers would, if
necessary, keep the audience Interested until their arrival. Have the Liberals no orators���except Dr. Hall? It
Is a melancholy and humiliating confession that the holding of a Liberal
meeting In Nelson was Impossible be-
cause Willie Mclnnea wae late.
It would perhaps not affect the result materially, but lt might add a little Interest to the campaign If the Liberal Bpeakers and editors would stop
whining nbout the slanderous chargos
they have failed to prove and give the
people some Idea of what they would
do If they were in office. Their plat-
forni of 1902 Is too obviously ridiculous for discussion. One cannot, think
without a smile of Willie Mclnnes being consulted ns to a constructive policy of any kind. And the "great analytical mind" of J. A. Macdonald Is no
help here. Analysis is necessary to
criticism, anil In that J. A. bas failed
miserably. Even at Its best power ol
analysis Is not constructive. A merely
negative policy will make no impression iiiion a people wbo are busy reaping the harvest of prosperity, of which
lhe seeds were sown, as they well
know, by the present administration,
The list o.r candidates in Use field
In the various constituencies is rapidly filling up and Ihe political prophets are already bard al work with
their slates. But it does nol require
tbe gift of prophecy to enable anyone
with any acquaintance of lite constituencies and the candidates to recognize at a glance that the only hope for
an administration with a majority secure against al] possible combinations,
is with the Conservatives. A vote for
a Liberal or a Socialist Is a vote for
an assembly of small groups, with no
one ln control ami no one really responsible.
No one has any objection to Willie
Mclnnes' returning to his native province to vote, or even to run tor the
legislature, If he can find a new constituency that doesn't know him, but
we do object to his being hailed as a
lieutenant, a "powerful colleague," and
possible successor to the present Liberal leader. It is a sad commentary on
the poverty of the Liberal parly in the
province that a young man of Willie's
endowments and Willie's record should
be hailed as a valuable acquisition.
Charles Semiin, of Yale, Is not the
only pioneer and' veteran wins has been
roused to action by the shamelessly
Impudent and tyrannical threat of the
Ottawa machine to exact obedience
from British Columbia as the price of
justice in the financial relations of the
province and the* Dominion. There
was a time when British Columbians
repudiated the name Canadian. That
spirit was happily dying out until It
was revived lately by the prospect of
a conflict between the Dominion and
the province, in which all tbe right is
almittedly on the side of the province.
Notice is hereby sssvs-u thattt) days after di
lntensj lo apply to Shu Hull, t'lslel Commissi
of 1-iiudti and *otkl lor a lies-sise tss pris-p,.
s-ssul snid petroleum over the following l
Sttssated twss mllu uorih ssf lhe Internals
Issiuodarv line and ws-s-t of the Fliithessd i
Beginning al n post mnrhod t*. I.'. Pjhnrins'
enrner poati thence ssss ehalni sssiitli, tlsess
chains Welti thence ^Ll chaini nssrth, thens
chains eas.1 to point ol snliiiuenceliielil.
Dated Nov. I'. 1*16 O C. Rjiiiih
Friday night is really a more appropriate time for Willie to speak than
Tuesday night. The school children
have nothing to do on Saturday and
may stay up a little later than usual
to see and hear the boy prodigy from
the Yukon.
OIL NOTICES.
Notice is liereby given that 60 davs atter dnte I
Intend tu apply to tlie Honorable tlie ('blef Commissioner oi Lands ami Works for a lieen*--* io
prospect (or coal and petroleum over the following land: Situated 10 miles north ot tbc inter
national boundary llriu and east ��f the Flathead
river' beginning at a post marked W. K. Cooke's
N. li. corner post, thence Ho chains south, thenco
80 chains wes', thence Hi) chain", nortb, thence 80
chains east to point of commencement.
Dated Nov. 13.1906. W. E. Cook*.
Notice ls hereby giren that sixty days after
date I Intend to apply to the Honorable the
Chief Commissioner of I,mnl." and Works for
a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over
the following land: Hituated 10 miles north of
the International boundary line and cast of the
Flathead river, beginning at a post marked K.H.
Cooke's N. W. corner post, tnence SO chains
south, thence 80 ehalns east, thence W chains
north, tbence 80 chains west lo point of commencement.
Dated Nov. 13.1906. E. H. Cookk.
Notice is hereby given that Hixty days after
date I intend to apply to thc Honorable the Chief
Commissioner of Liuds and Works for a lfcciiMt
to prospect f?r coal and petroleum over tbe following land: Hituated 11 miles north of the international boundary line antl east of the Flathead river. Beginning at a post markeii ft 8.
I'arker's N. W. corner post, thence 80 chains
south, thence 80 chains east, them-e 80 chains
north, tbence 80 chains west to point of commencement.
Dated Nov. 16,1906. It. S. Pabkkr.
Notiee Is herehv given tiiatW) davs aller date I
intend toapph to tin* Honorable the Chief commissioner of Lnnds aud Worki tort license lo
proipeet for eoal an.l petroleum over the following Und: situated two miles nortii of the inter
national boundary line ainl wait of the Flathead
river. Hegtitulng'u! n DO!) marked L. H- Mol and
er'u N. K, corner poil. tbenoe 80 ehains sonlli,
thence SO chains eit>t, ibe-uci*-so ehains nortii,
thenee 1*. chains west tu point of commencement.
Dated *-'ov*. 14. 1306. I.. II. Mih.ani>_��.
Notice ii* hereb* glren that 60 davs niter date i
Intend loapply to the Honorable - hief Commls.
ilon rof Luti'tH and Worki tor a license to pro*
pe-et lor eotil  Hnd   petroleum  over the following
[And; Bttuated two mllei north ol thelnterna-
tional boundary line and west of the Flathead
river MckIuiiIiik at it po-t murked \V. 'I lukt r's
B, W. corner po-t. theliee Ho chain.* north, thence
B0 ohaini cut, tbenee BQ chaini iouth. ihence mo
ohaini weit to point of oommenoement.
Dated Nov. 14, 1906. W, Tinker.
Notice Is hereny glveu Ihat   .(tiny** alW-r date I
Intend to apply to the Bonorable Cblel Commit*
sioner of Landi and Works for a license to proi<
peel (or coal and petroleum over the following
laud: Hituated two mil's north of tbe International boundary line aud west of thc Klathead
river. IhginniiiK at a post marked J Collins'
N. E. corner post, theuce 80 ehains south, theuce
80 chains west, theuce 00 chains north, thenco 80
ebalns east lo point nf commencement.
Dated N'ov   14, IW--. J. C.'Uins.
Noiiee ll herehy given that 60 days after date!
intend to apply to the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a license to
rrospect for coal and petroleum over tlie follow-
ng land: Hituated 7 miles north of the International boundary line and east of the KlHtbcad
river Beginning at a post marked J Cribble's
H. K. rorner post, tbenee 80 chains north, thence
80 chains west, tnence -S'l chains south, tbeuce 80
chains east to point of commencement.
Dated Nov. lfi, 1906. J. Gniimi.E
Notice is liereby given that 60 days afterdate 1
intend to apply to the Hon Chief Commissioner
of Lands and Works far a license to prospect for
coal and petroleum over the following laud:
Hituated six miles north of the international
boundary line and eaal of tbc Flathead river
Beginning at a post marked A. Hurd's H. W
corner post, thence 80 chains north, thonce Ml
ebalus east, theuce 80 chains south, theuee 80
chaius west to point of commencement.
Dated Nov. 16, UN��. A. Hi;bd.
Notice is hereby given that six ivdays after date
1 Inteml to apply t<> the Hon. chief Commissioner of Lands and Work:* for a Hence to prrspccl
for coil and petroleum over the following land:
Hllua'od 10 miles north of the fnternatloiiiil
bonndary line aud east of the Klathead river,
beginning ata post marked 0. Cook's S. W. corner
post, ti ence Ho chains norlh, lbence no chains
OBSt, ihenee ho chains south, theuce 80 chains
west in point oi commencement.
Dnted Nov. 18.1906. (,'. Cooke.
Notiee Is hereby given tliat sixty days nfter
date I intend to npply to the Honorable Chief
Commissioner of i-auds nud Wurks (or a license
to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following laud: Kltualed uinu mile-' north of tbe
international boundary lino and cast of the
Flathead river, beginning atapos* marked 11.
Krueger's N. W. corner post, thenee 80 chains
south, thence 80 chnins easl, t'.enee ho chains
north, thence 80 chains west to point of commencement
Dated Nov. 18,1906 II. K ur j;-..; it
I intend lo applv to the Hon. Chi
erof Lands ami Works for a lice
Notice Is herehv g! vou Ihnt stxlydays after dntu
, _ ._ __-... r._ .. 1. chief Commission
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^-.- -���'U**-' to ptostiect
forcoalund pe:ro!eiim over the the f Mowing
and: Hituated nine miles north nf tht Interna
tlonnl boundary Hue nnd east of thc Plat-head
river, beginning at a post marl-red C. KrUGger**
N. E. corner post, theuce 80 chains Houth. thence
Un chains west, thence 80 chains north, theiiceW
chains cast to point of commencement.
Dated Nov. Uth, 1000. U. K_i*___r.
Notice li hereby given that 60 davs afler date 1
Intend to apply to the Honorable tne Chief Commissioner of Lands aud Works for a license tn
prospect for coal and petroleum over the followlug land: Hituated two miles north ofthe inter-
nitlonal boundary Hue nnd west nf the -Klatheni
rive, beglhnng at a post marked H. Collins' H. E.
corner post, tbence 80 chains uorth, tbence 80
chalm west, thence 80 chains south, thenee 80
chains east to point of commcDcmcnt-
Dated Nov. 14,1906. 8. Collini.
Kotlce is hereby given that HO days alter dale J
Intend to apply to the Honorable the Chief Com-
mlssloner of Lands ami Works lor a licetlM to
proBpect for coal and petroleum over the following land: Hituated two miles north ol the international boundary hue and west of tlu* Flathead
river. Beginning at a poet merited w, LeQaUali1
N. W. corner post- thelieeHUehaim hotilh. thence
80 ehalni eait. thence no ehalna nortii, thenee ho
chaius west to poini Ol I oinuieiiceinent.
Dated Nov. 14. 1906. W. L_<iAU.AlH.
Notice Ib hereby given tliat 60 days afterdate 1
inif.nl to apply to the Hon. Chief Commissioner
of Lauds ami Works Inr a license to prospect for
Coal and petroleum over the following laud:
dittUted IU miles norlh ul the international
boundary  hue ami eail Ol the Flathead rlrer.
Beginning at a post marked it, H. Hurd's N. w
corner poit. thenee ho chalm south, thenee 8"
'���Iniiii- east, thence 80 chains north, thence 80
chains west to point of commencement
Dated Nov. 16, 1��W E. 11. Hr no.
TIMBER NOTICES.
Notice tnai thirty da
making application to t)
Commissioner of Lamls
license
l ailer date I intend
i Honorabl" the Chief
ind Worki for a special
timber from thi
following deioribed land, iftoa'ted on the right
bang ol Kokanee creek) shout five in lies irom the
lake, commencing at a poit marked "Bruce
White, H. E. corner." Thence nonh 80 chains,
thence weit 40 chains, ibenee north BO chains,
thenre west 40 chains, thenoo soutb 80 chains,
thencecast 40 chains, tbence nouth 80 chain*,
thence east 40 Chaini to point of com meneement.
Dated Nov. 19th, 1006.   Burn White. Locator.
LAND NOTICES.
Noilce is hereby given that two months after
date we Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Work| for a lease of all that
land being thc Epreihore adjoining the Canadian
Pacific Railway Shipyard on the west, part of
Lol -MA, group 1, and being on tbe south shore
of the west arm of Kootenay l.ak*-, lu the dis-
r let of Kootenay: Commencing at tlie southerly corner of 1)( 7001, group 1; thence aloug tbc
south westerly boundary of lot 7064 and the extension thereof In a uorth westerly direction, a
distance of lir> feet; theuce at right angles to
said boundary tn a south westerly direction, a
dlltence of Blfi feet, more or less, to lhe north
easterly boundary of the City Park, continued;
thenc* parallel to said westerly boundary of lot
7064, In a south easterly direction, a diatauoe of
500 feet, more or less, to the northerly boundary
oflot58A; theme following the northerly bound
ary of lot 5MA ln a north easterly direction to lbe
point of eommeneement, the area being tM
acres, more or Iobs.
CANADA ZINC COMPANY, LIMITED.
Dated this 7th day nf January, A.D., 1907.
Klxty days ailer date 1 purpoie making application to the Honorable the Chlel Cominisaio_.fr
of Lands nnd Works for permission lo punhase
the following described land: Commencing at
a post placed st lhe K. W comer of Lot 8W0 and
marked "F. C. F.'s" n. W. corner, theuce following the southern boundary Lot WOO. 6,. chains
moreorless east to the west boundary of Lot
6901, thence following same south !V> chains to
the north boundary of LotfMtl thenee about 70
chains west along said boundary to the lake
shore; thence north SO chains more or less following the laKe shore to point of commencement, containing 817 acros more or less,
Dnted December 17th, 1U07.
F. 0, F_uqrill.
Notice is herehy given that ilxty days after
date I Intend tn apply to the Hon. the Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase the following described land
situated in the West Kootenay district: Commencing al a post planted at tha "N. E corner
uf L. Porters'n pre-empllon," and running
thence east 40 chains; thence south 40 chains;
thenco west 40 chains; thence north 40 chains,
to plaee of commencement, containing l-SOaeree,
more or less.
IUrrt I'l'KRji, Locater.
M    it    M' -M-AMia. Agetit
Notice Is hereby given 'hat sixty days alter
date 1 intend io applv to the llouorable the
('hief Commissioner of l^inds and Works, for
permission to purchase the following described
landi situated ln tbe West Kontenay district:
Commencing at a post marked "II. H. south
west comer,''and north of A II. Lucas's, nur
chase claim, on 8am1 CreeK; tlience north 40
cbafni; thenco east JO chains; thenee south 40
chains; tbence 90 chains west, to point of commencement, containing 40 acres, more or less.
December-0,1906.
HgltRY  IfATMN,
 >T  K^MoJt AHH1B, AgBUL
Klxty days after dale I Iniend to apply to the
Chief (.'ommlssloner of Landl nnd Works to purchase 640 acrf-s of land, located In I-over Arrow
Lake, Wesl Kooteuny: Commeueiiig at a post
planted at (he "N.W, turner of Arrow Lake
Indian Reserve"; tbence south BO chains; theuce
welt80chains; thenoe north 80 chains; thence
east K0 chaini, to place of begiuniug.
Located _.th day of December, 190_.
C. BlWiU.,
_______^^___^_^_______      Irftcator.
ANHEUSER    -AND THE orw��a|
BUSCH.,.    Budweiser Beer
CALEDONIAN LIQUEUR.
DISTILLERS, 12 and 20 years old.
R. P. RITHET & CO., LfflTIED
NELSON       *"��� A_..ru',.,,-_;J.,Ht,-h    VICTORIA
The Hall Mining and Smelting
Company, Limited.
NELSON, B. C.
HIxt-  sIsivk nlU't slsto I Ititfinl tiitpplr to the
Hon. Cblif Commissioner ol i-mi, ansl Worlil
VMOfU, lis piirislum- IK) m-res ssl l.nsl, looted on
Hie weitrlileol Arrow lite, ahont Ave miles below llilrlon City, ansl .ls-ss,-rll,,-,l u l.slj.iws: I'om-
menotDi ssi ss pssni markeii -v ii. BTiotithui*
i'iiiinsr,"��iiil IwliiKHOi'lialniraital ilinmrtliweit
eorner nl Co Kill; theneo north lis ehalni; llss-nii
west ,0 ehsslns; (helne sonth ,l) chains; Ihem-e
i-ait��l chains tsi ihe place ol Isivlnnliia
November Hth, 1MB, K.(!. Hkicr
 l>er J. K, ANNAH1.R.      '
sixty s]��ys alter ilate I lutein! to apply to the
Ion the('l,l,ll*.������s���lK��l���ll,sr���ll.���1���|.ln,,,,IWork,
10 purchase ills acres ol laml: I'isiiisiieniiii. .u
post markeii "N.T B'llolll ist ,',���;., *������. "
.aui pnt hcinii at lis northern oorner ofofo.
Ilililksin's pre-oiimtlon elalm, almiii two mllei
southeast ssl Iturton City, thence west til chain.
snl.IH3lch.lns, wesl 4(1 ohalm, iiurllni - ��� .*
esst DO ehains, suuth 31 chain, l��� pla,*. ,"",*.
meneement, containing BM assres.
JxseateOSlh ilay nl Nov IVK.   Nbttik T. Hif.h.
ii,,!i"-I i,"i.ul'!* "���,!,''ri"','".' ' "Ti" ",' "I"'1/ "' II"
11 mi. LhMCommlnloner 01 Laml, an.l Works,
vietoria, to purchaao M aorta oi Und, iltnated
on the mart aide nl Arrow l.���ke, ���l"", ';*."_82
below Iturton, and deserila-sl ai inJIoi ? "m
nieiuliiK nl a post plented ai ll,��� ni rllioaat
corner ol l.���( 79*1, olid rsi.,i,l���B ,���,rl , jgffiuti-UH
thenoe west ao o-aioi, thoiocS.. I * ehatns
n!!v" m.i,1 .!,��""""I0 x"' '���"' '''"*
Nov. im,, mm. ��� ___.
 ._��� �����*miin.1, Agent.
Nollee Is hereby (ssvistl Unit Iin il.ys uttordato I
Intend loapply to i*i���. Honoreble I_ohlel ' m
minloner nl Unds ami Wnrks lor normlsilon to
purchase the Inllnssiiia deioribed BXB
about 10 miles easi nf .he Oltyo Nels,,, onthi
south shore ol the U est Arm,, K,���,7e n..__J
and eonunenone ��t�� psssl pieced abc it n I oini
chains, theneo ��,, _ rffi���, The ce'nor h ��
2."nc.ineni."':" We,t * l,ll"lu" "���'���olotol'oon-f'
Deled thu sth diy ol Mot., 1100     B. TnoMti.
Purchases Lead, Copper and Dry Ores.
Notice is hereby Riven tbat 60-dM IttBf date I
Intend to apjdv to tii*. Hoti>>rable tbe CMel Citin-
mlfisluiier of Landl and Worki, Victoria, Bi 0.,
Ini per mi Ml on to t-i, ��� *,��s��- tbe follow lug deter lb*
cd land, BltuAlei) In tbe Went Kootena) district,
on ihw west elde of f ubarael (or Hlx Mile) creek,
on upter side of wspoti road, about 2l_ miles
fro ii Wait Arm of Ko.iteiiay like: CommcmiiiR
at a post murked Mrs llattlu Dtick'n !������ l Oor*
ner. running 40 clmlna weti; tlu-nce 'JO cbniiii
houth; tbence-10 cbHins uit; tbence 'Ju ebalni
north, to the nolut of commencement, eontainiug |0 iter pi Of Uud, more or less.
D_lC_ th* mil November J Ml.
Um. Hattie In*-1,
JolIK K. Tayloh, Agent
Hlxty -Uya after date 1 intend to apply to the
Hon. ('blef t'omiuliRloner ol I_ttidN ainl Works,
Victoria, to purchase UU ucru, ol laud about two
miles below Button City, West Kootenay, commencing at a post niarked *-J, A. Irving's enst
corner ooit," -aid post being on lbe easterly end
of an Island west of Lol fv*M7,atid claiming all the
land contained in said island, btlns about one
ii..ic i'i i.n easterly and westerly direction aud
about ��> chains from north U> south.
Nuveuiber lllh, Ifuti. J. A. Jkvixo,
J K. AinUSUsi Ageut.
Klltydayi afterdate 1 intend lo apply to the
Hi.n t h:i*f i s.iumi" ii'iii r ui Lands and Works.
Victoria, to purehaae UO acreM>( land located
on the ucstnldeof Arrow lake and Ivlng directly
north of I,ni 7S76: Commencing at a post plauied
ai the N. K corner of Lot 7iT76 and niarked "B. B
ft. �� corner," and running nortb D chains,
thence west JO chains, theuce north SO ehains,
thence west 2b cbaina, tbence south 4o cbalni
theuce * *. s  4() cbaina, to plat e of beginning.
Nov. Wtli, 1MJ. IlKKTHA   IffUIiMY,
J. K, i v.'aj;;.*.. Agent.
Nollee is bereby given that Wdays alter date, I
Intend to apply to tbe Hon. rhief CoinmiHsioner
of Lauds and Worka for permission Wliarohw
���ands and WOTKI for permission to porohtH
following deaeribed Und in West Kooteuay
xlct: Coiiiracnciiig ata post marked Mrs. \ .
A. Wilson's corner post, planted at the northeast
corner nf Section 17, Townsite 7, running |0__b
40 chaini, thenc�� west 40 chains, tlience nortk 40
chaini, tbence eaat 40 chains to place of eorn-
meocement, containing 1G0 acrea, moreor less
Dated Nov. M, I��*. Mm V A. Wii-Wik,
J. WiuuN, Ageut.
Notice Is bereby glveu that CO flays amr date I
intend toapply to the Honorable the ('blel Commissioner of Landa and Worka lor permission
to purehaae MO acrei of land, ftituate on thu Little
Moyle river about 1 mile from International
Boundary and tbotlt 1 mile Irom Bpokaue Inter-
uatt'Vial Ky.: Commencing at a post murk.-1
D. drain's H. K. corner poat, thence west 40
chains; thence north 40 cbalni; tbence east :'*
chalna; theuce north 20 cbalni;  thence eaat W
ohaini; thence iouth 00 chains to place of com-
encement, conta'nlni"
Located Oct. 30th 1908.
- I"  Ida-'
mencrment, cotita'nln-f 280 acrea of land.
lUNIH   GIANT
Blxty dayi after dale I Intend toapply to tbfl
Honorable tbe Chief Commissioner of Landa and
Works, Victoria, to purehase 160 acres of laud,
located in Fire valley and deacrlbed as follows:
Commenolng at a poal marked 0. B. Mt M's N.W.
corner, and planted at the sor'l.w *-���* t-nerol
lot it,*!, and running south Bu cliaina, ihenci
east 30 chaini, theuce nortii 80 eliains, tbenei
weet Ji* "lialm to plaee of buglnuing.
Nov. IStb, 1906. fiEO. B. MctliiXAM,
J. 1. A Kit a u LB, Agent.
Hlxty days after date I Intend toapply to the
Honorable the Chief Commlnloner of Lands aud
Worka to purehaae WU aerei of land, located lu
Fire Valley, on weit aide o( Armw lake: Com*
mencing at a poit plant -d 41)chalus ned of the
snuthweit comer of J. Koblnson'i pre-emption
and marked J. W's K. K eorner, and running
north 80 chains, thanee weit 80 chains, tbence
south 80 chalna, thenct eaat -80 chaiua to plaee of
commencement
Nov. 18th, PKi-B. Jank Wim.iami,
J. K. AN.-iAitj.K. Agent.
Sixty days after date 1 Intend to apply (o the
Chief Commissioner of I^nds and Works for
permission to purchase the following described
lauds In Kootenay District, about three-<<uartt-rs
of mile from Thrum's siding:   Commencing at a
r>st placed at the H. W. coiner of L 08-8, group
u est Kootenay District; thence westerly
Itlli'Wing thc north boundarv ol 1.4Mt8, 40
chain*; theuce north 10 chains; tbenco east 40
chaini. moreor leu, to Ihe N. W corner of
I/6V3; thence south following the nil bouudary
of IA*t3. 10 chalus, more or less, lo place of commencement, containing 4o aores, more or leas
Dated this 6th day of Dect ruber, I'JtW,
II. H. Pitts, I-oealor.
60 days after date I lutend t<> apply to the llouorable tbe Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works, to purchase &70 acres of laml: Commencing at a post marked 0, W. H N. 1*:. cornet
post anil planted on the west shore of Arrow
lake adjoining L6te7BoO the south side of said
I-nt, their-*-, west i*-*- chaini along the southern
houmlary of I ��t K78; thence soulli 4B..'-'J chnins;
lbence east NO-uhulns More or Icns to lake shore;
ihence, norlh along lake ahore to place of beginning.
Dated _Uth day of Nov. 1906.
Q|0 W', Rtkki.,
J. K. ANl-UHi,K. Agent.
Notlco is hereby given lhat 60 days alter tlate I
intend toapply to the Honorable theCnlel Cm-
missl0H6r01 Undsand Works for nermlsslou to
purehase the following described landa: Com-
wincing at n post placed 20chains west of lho
southeast eorner of Lot IMS, marked "H. A. Bell's
northwest corner," tbenee lonth so ehalni
thenco eait 20 chains, ihfii �� north 30 ahalns
thenee west.Wchaliis 10 point of commencement,'
containing 40 acres, more or less
Located this 6th day of Nov , 1906.   It. a. BILL*
Blxty dayi after dato 1 intend to apply to the
Hon. Chlel Commissioner ol Umls and Worka
Vic oria, to purchase 480 acres of laml, in Fire
v,*1I1y'1w_!',t.k':"l,"mj': Oommenoliii at _ p,"
planted 60 chains west of the H. W. corner oj
HobiuHon's pro-omption, and marked W W _ Kf
E. corner, and running west 60 chains' tbenei;
south 80 chaini. thence east 60 cha. a
north 80 chains to place of Ijcglmih ��� W
Nov. llth, 1906. wKSSWlAItt
J. E. Amtai'LK, Agent.
Sixty dayn that dote I intend to apply t0 the
Hon. the Chicf JommUsloiier OlUaduSad WoSl
to purchase IflU aeres of land; Coinmenee\>__. . _
poat planted on the wont side of ,.j" m l!'vnL
on wagon road, about two and one hall mllas
/rom Kootenav lake, an.l marked "Neil .
Kcehnie'l fl. West corner |>oit," thonce _a_t _n
chains, thence north 40 *SSat*\Kce w_itln
chains, thence iouth 40 ehnins, ^pfwoTtom
meneement ' ,M-*BUI ��t��n-
Locaicd thin 10th day of November, ism,
NatL McKkhhib.
Blxty days alter date I Intend to Hpply lotU
Honorable the t'lilef Commiasioner o[ Un.iitil
W'trksfor permlMlon to purchase thMftllowiM
df-.-'rlbed laiitls in Kooteniy district: cw*
mencing at a post marked J. B. amihi ,. > t,llf:-
east cornt i iiost, said post lelug tm the noli I
side of the Lower Arrow lake, about two mlla 1
below Hurton City; thence iouth IW chilli;
thence wesl it) chalus; thenee soutli an-hatw;
thence west 20 chains; theuce utirili Si chilli
Mi.l 20 links, more or lesa tn thc lakettiun;
sth ence eaaterl v aloug lake 401 hains, more <ir Ita,
to the place of hifgliinlng, oonfaluliig 106 icm,
more or leai.
Dated thla 6th day of November, 1906.
J. B. AWMLI,
per K. L BufcKir. Ar. i.
Notice la hereby given that atxty Ouyi iin.
dale 1 Intend to make application to tlie Hodoi- [
able Chlel Commtaslouer of I_nitls and fforkl H I
Victoria. B. i:., for perintsilou to purchase lht lot-
lowing deaertoed  lautl, situate lu Plre Valley.:
Weet  koolenay district;   Commenting ati.porii
| ..,:*' 1 ki the southwest corner of   '������������..*:.:���
instiu's pre-eniptitin, marked B 1- K'sH E.cortw
post, theuce 4U chalna west, theuce -V' chile
north, thence 40 chains east lo Joshua KhMbiod'i
nortiiwcal corner, tbence eouth 40chainstopUti
of commencement, cunUlnlug 160 acres, purest
leaa.
Dated this 2_rd day of Nov., 1**.
K. I. Kirk wood.
���" Any afterdate 1 Intend toapply to the Boa.
Ohlal Commiasioner of Lands and Worki, Victoria, tn imrchase 240 acres of land localed j
Fire Valley ami being a portion of f-vctioni U
and 16 iu Townabip IB aild descrilwd as tullon.
rnmiiiiii' . : at a |*-ost plauted at the south*sM
corner of trie southeast quarter of seclloD 11
Tnwnbh!|- fiy an<l marked J. U. -H. t. <*or��f,
thence north 40chains; thenc�� west "��� chains;
thenee donth 40 chains; thenoe easl H ebalni M
place of beginning.
November XSrd 1906.
Josini liiason,
3. E. APKABLI, Ageot
Notice la hereby given that DO davs fromtliti!
lutend to apply to the Honorable the < hief Cue-
mlssloner of I_tuda and Worka to pureliase *���
acres of land described as follows: Coimaeticii.
at a i>ir! planted mi the north bank of the Link
Moyie river, a limit 300 yards from mouth, su
marked "K, McLean'a H. W. corner port'
thenoe cast w ehalns, thenee north ��f
thonct* west HU chalna, thence south ts.chalDi.nl
place nl ''ominencement.andcontalnlng-MOsrn I
inon or leas.
Lpcati 6 Rth day Oct., 1906.     Rout. MrLui
Hlxty days alter date I Intend to apply ��������� u
Hniii'table the Chief Commlsitoner of Laii-ltu'
Works. Victoria, to purchase '*0 acrei of laa*
liK*uli.d aud detcilbed aa followi: i 'oiiiim :. ^t
st a post planted at the rroiiUiweat corner c(J.
Uotluson's pre-emption ln Fire Valley, audaboti
flte miles from Edward landing, wes' slii*^
Arrow lake, and maiked F. O'a N. E. rorner ssl
running weit 60 chains, thence south 2" chslM
thence east K0 chains, thenoe aouth 2*0 cbsii*
t henee east 40 chains, tbence north 40 chaini *
place of liegInning
Nov   ihth. 1906. FBANK OiaMI,
J. E   a.vhablb. Agent
Notice ta hereby given that 60 days alter dsU>
intend toapply Ui the Hon-ChiefCommlultiDtr-i
Landsand Works, Victoria, for perini-**!��� ��� t��� i-'
ObJUBB tlie follow fog described land, sltustidli
tbe Weht Kooteuay district, on the wesi ilde a"
Duhaiiul (or Hlx Mile) tireek, near wagon row.
ahout three mllei from Kootenay Uke: m-
inenclng at a post marked "James J. Duck'e -- *
post," rn nn ing 20 chains eaat, tbente "20 rhaia
nortb, theuce 10 ebalni weet, thence _��rhaia*
south, to the point of commencement, conttii*
Ing 40 acres of laml, more or lew.
iHled I'.'tu November, 1906.
Located by James J It��
per ioHK K. Taylob, Agent.
fluty dayi after date 1 Intend toapply tf-u*
Honorable the (^hlof Commiasioner of Until ua
Works for permission to purehaae the '. ���'������'���������-"4
described lamls in Kootenay district; Cemmrt*
elug at a post marked "A. J. Dill's southwesi
corner post," aald post being on the berths*1*
erly shoreof the Lower Arrow lake and _- UM
due east, on the northeast corner ol hoi %"
Oroup 1; thence noi th 60 chains; east ��' ,',*��;ui
south 40 chains, more or leu, to the lake ibon
thence lollowlng said shore in aMUtbweiUlB
direction 60 chains, more or leas to tbc place a
beginning, containing 160 acres, more or .��*
Dated this Mb day oT November, IBM _ _.
A.J.Dili.
Per K L, Borjibt. Agent
Notiee Is hereby glveu that 60 days after-Isi*
I intend, to apply to the Honorable ihe(_��
(Commissioner of Lands aud Works lor per���k*
sion io purchase the following described a__
Kootenay district: Commenolng ai s pw
marked "J, 11. Wallace's northwest cornerpoii.
salt! post being on the easterly side of U��
Arrow lake, aud at the southwest OOrMl0|
Porter's pre-empt lon claim ; tlience easl R fhal-ai,
thence soulb 20 chains, theuce west Ar chains,
thenee south 20 chalm, ihence west W rhsln1
more or less to the Armw lake.thence inanorw
euterif direction OOchains, more or It-si U> I"1
plane <-f beflnnlnr containing 140 aorei. more*"
less
Datod this 20th day of October. 1906.
J. II Wai.uci,
 Py hleaRcnt.JCRNNKTH I. hvettt, __
fill dataller date 1 lulend to apply lo tho H**
Ohlal Commisaloner of Undsand Work*- W_
chase H20 acres ol and located in Fire Valley I*
log pnrt of HeclionsB and 10 Township tt,U_
dcpirilie.l as lol lows: Commencing st �� I*"
marked K. W. J. 8. X. corner and planted si im
northwest corner of Win. William** P"'',,f":
theuce west 40 chaius; thence nortii W chilli-
thenc,, ,-ast 40 cha!ha; thonce iouth no ����� halm w
place of beginning.
Noveml*r23rd L-906.
F. W. JOBPiH.
J. K. AHWAH1.K, Ageli^.
Sixty dava aftor date I Intend toapply 'fjj
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands and ��*>����
to purchase 1M7 acres or lund, commencing s'��
post markeii 11. B's N. E. corner post, I,'l����,,"1,p.:
the N. W. corner of O. W. BtMlO- claim on IW
wesl side of Arrow lake, about four miles iw"
Burton city, thence west 41) chains, thence sot "
��JB ohalni- thenoe eaat �� obelni- thenpe aora
46.62 ehains to place of beginning, eniiiaiiiing"'
acres, more or less. ���   __,,,
Dated Sth day of Not., 1006.   Bykos B0��t0��'
              J. E, A-N-��Mi.'i!ll
. Hlxty daya after riate f Intend to eppiy*"?.1
Hon. 4'hlef Commissioner of Lands ami ff����
Viciorln. to purehaso 160 acres of land hwit ����
nre Valloy, balof part ol Beotloni ThM*"!
Poor, Township to, aud deioribed ** gJJg
Cominonelng at a post planted at "'M'i',
Williams' N. XV, corner, and marked "B. fc"
N. B. corner," and running 40 chnins w
thenoo '* chains south, theuco a) chaini'J* ���
thence 40 chains south, thonce 90 chains cm
thence 60 eliains noi th to plaoe of heginni '�����
November aard, 1908. Rota fi. wiuii�� _____
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Stock-Taking Cleanup Sale!
During the First Two Weeks of January We Offer Big
Bargains in Staple Goods to Clear Out Odd Lines.   ���   ���
China and Glassware Department.
3 Butter Dishes, nickel lop and stand, glass bowl,
regular .-1.50, at ��� - ��� $1.50
2 Butter Dishes, regular $2.00, at ��� ���     $1.25
4 Royal Crown Derby Vases, $7 and $8, at Half Price.
1 Blue Copeland Dinner Set, $32, at - ��� fao.oo
Vases, all kinds, at One-Third off regular prices.
1 40-Piece Tea Set, regular $6.50, at       - ���    $4.50
Royal   Crown   Derby,   Copelands,   Minton,   Doulton,
Wedgewood, Coalport, and Beleek  China
Goods at One-Quarter off.
Book Department.
2-V0I. bets, regular $1.00, at 75c. Set, postage 20c , comprising Conquest of Peru, Data of Ethics and
Kducation, Descent of Man and Origin of Species,
Lincoln���His Life and Times, Napoleon and His
Marshalls, Washington and His Generals, etc.
5-Vol. Sets, Publisher's price $5, our price $1.25, postage
30c. Works of H. Rider Haggard, Mary J.
Holmes, Edna Lyall, Charlotte M. Braetne, Rosa
N. Carey, Alexander Dumas, McAulay's England,
R. Waldo Emerson, Cooper's Sea Tales, Mysteries
of Paris, Mayne Reid's Works, R. L. Stevenson.
Shakespeare's Works, 14 vols., in box, large type, $4.75
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ostage 55c.
Medical and Reference Books.
Wagner's Standard Horse and Stock Book.
$1.50 Gleason's Horse Book,      -       $1.10, postage paid.
$1.50 Dr. Chase's Recepies, large ed., $1.10 "
The Home Doctor,         -          -         $1.25 "
The Care of the Sick           -          -   $1.25 "
The New Tokology       -           -          .1-35 "
Dr. Chavasse Manual for Wives and Mothers.
Maidenhood and Motherhood       -      $1.25 "
Koradine Letters.   Cassels Family Doctor.
Standard Fiction at 20 -per ceat. off.
Thin paper Limp Leather Editions, regular $1 lines, at
75 cents each.
Over 700 12 mos. at 25c, 35c, 50c, and 75c.
Framed Pictures.
All sizes and prices at 1-4 off regular prices.
Miscellaneous Goods.
A large variety, consisting of Suit Cases, Handbags,
Wood Carved Screens, Fancy Clocks, Candle
Sticks, Bouquet Holders, &c, &c, at prices not
near their cost, marked down to Males* Them Go.
Every article is new in good condition.
Dolls and Toys 1-4 off.
SALE POSITIVELY CLOSES SATURDAY I9TH
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A. M. Can. Soc. C. H.
DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL -./*
SURVEYOR.
Mining Work a Specialty.
Office: Bealey Building.   P. O. Boi.
Baker St., NELSON, B. C.
Waterproof Paints
Coal Tar, Pitch,
Creosote, Oils for
Preserving Timber,
Roofing Pitch and
Paints.
Boat Builders will And it to their advantage to ue onr Pitch.
Nelson Coke & Gas Co.
Ulmltecl.
Certificate oi Improvements.
NOTICB I
"May," ' R.C.," "Strathroy," "Jot." "Joy tne
tlniial." and "John D Mab'cy ' Mineral Clsiias.
slli.alo.l In tba 81os-an City Mining Million ol
tba Wait Kootenay Dlatrlct.
Where located :-North ol Twelve Mile Creek
about one and a half mllei up.
Takje notlci that I, II. R. Jorand ol Slocan B.C.
Free Miner's ccrlltlcate No. B7I13UO, aa agent Ior
Horace si. Van Tuyl, Free Miner a certificate No.
B46'*l, intend, sixty dayi Irom tlied.to hereol,
Its apply to tbe Mining Recorder lor a Certificate
ol Improvements. Ior tlie purpoie ol ontaining a
Crown tirant ol the aald mineral claims.
And lurther take notice that action under
Section 87, must be commenced before the Issuance ol such Certificate! of Improvement!.
Dated tbla Ird Day ol January, l��n.
H.��. JORAND
MANSON SECURE.
AIMrnl  Will  Remain True to Preaent
~S, Government.
Alberni, Jan. It.���The Alberni Con-
tervatlves were never more confident
ot victory than they are at preaent.
Hon. Mr. Maason, the candidate for reelection, states that has absolutely no
doubt but that he will be returned on
February 2. Throughout the whole
constituency there ls harmony and confidence among Manaon's supporters
that spells nothing but victory. Every
day Brewster's supporters aire losing
courage and are beginning to be moat
fear'ul of Ihe result. Mr. Brewster ia
put Ing u;i a strenuous campaign. In
the meantime, Hr. Manson ia at Victoria attending to the duties of hla
new offloe. At a time when one would
think he would be camra'gnlng, Mr.
Manson aasyn that the feeling of Al-
ber.sl ia ao much In his favor that he
has no f��ara but that he will be e'ect-
ed, and In fa-1 feels so sure of lt that
he remains at Victoria gett'ng the af-
fairs of his * department In hand for
much progressive work after the government Is returned again.
Lots for Sale
���������������
H. St M. BIRD, AGENTS FOR
THE ADDITION A TOWNSITE
CO'Y WILL BE PLEASED TO
QUOTE PRICES OF LOTS AND
TERMS ON APPLICATION.
H.  &  M.  BIRD.
SS T. G. PROCTER Si
Has every class of Real Estate and Buildings in Neliuu
for sale, from Business Blocks and Warehouses
to Market Gardens.
T. Q. PROCTER
THE OLDEST REAL ESTATE DEALER IN NELSON.    *
W.   O,   aiLLETT
Contractor and
Bulldor.
Halo nii'-ut for tho Porto Kiro Lumber Co., Ltd.,
retail yiinU. Hough tuul ilnj*>M(l lumber, turnM
work mid brarkuls, Coul Uth and hIiIukIui, r��h
tnd door-*. Cement, brlrk and Iliac for sale.
Automatic grinder.
Yard and factory: Vernon St.. cast of Hall,
NBtSON,  B.C
r. O. Box 2tt. Telephone !__
Athabasca
Saloon.
CORNER
BAIERAM.
KOOTENAI
STREETS.
Hiiet^oomlortable quartern In Kelson.
Only the best ul Liquors and s Igars.
POOL
PHILBERT
BIIJJMPS.	
MARTIN   IVENS        JNO.
TO LET
TWO Kl��6l���CJ,A8B ROOMS, iteem heated.  Apply housekeeper. 8ni flat. K. W. O. block.
_______
A PORTER at th. fiojal Hot.!.
TioY WANTBD���To deliver grocerlee.
Ei. Richards, Stanley atreet.
WILL WIN NANAIMO.
Socialist Leader Hawthornthwaite    in
Danger at Home.
Nanaimo, Jan. 16.���At a very large
convention of Conservatlvea here Dr.
R. 8. B. O'Brien waa unanimously
chosen, he being the strongest canli-
date whom they oould bring out. The
doctor has made a lite-long study of
politics, and probably there ls no man
ln the province better seenatnteil with
provincial or Dominion pontic* than
Dr. O'Brlan. He ls a forelble speaker,
a logical debater and being versatile
and agfreaalve would certainly make
an able representative.
The Conservative vote tn Nanaimo
Is admittedly the largest vote ln the
city, and receiving tbat vote In Its
entirety Dr. O'Brlan should have lit-
ale difficulty In winning his election.
With the excellent record of the McBride government during the pnat
three yeara and the confidence of the
province generally ln Its admlnlatra-
tion, the Conservatives here ftel that
as a straight supporter of that bov-
ernisent, the chances for electing their
nominee were never better.
All Together.
Vancouver, Jan. 16.���The political
pot here la boiling merrily. Reports
entrant up country that dls nsl���n exists in tlie local Conservative party aro
quite unfounded. A few small differences wore settled immediately. Cowan
spoke for Cotton at Steveston on Monday night.
Choice Fruit
Lands
I Hart 10,000 Ac��s
of ths
____*-__: Fratt Laarfa ia
British Co_unrau
Can sell any quantity from 5 acres to a,ooo in one blocir.
Buy now and get the ground floor prices.
J. E. ANNABLE,
Nelson, 0. C.
Heavy Hams
Most economical for Camp and Hotel use.
Large shipment just received from W.
Davies Co., Toronto. . . Also Davies'
MEDIUM HAMS, BACON, AND LARD
P. Burns & Co.. Ltd.
Ordara by mall to taj branch will hata
our prompt Mid Mnral atunitoo.
Hnd Office: Ne_w*a, B. C.
_a_______i____________a
_______
am The Daily Canadian
I January   Clearance Sale
|     Of Cut Glass $6.
Berry   Bowls       Each
Yoa want the Bowls.    We waut the room.    Don't mJM the chance
J. O. PATENAUDE
WATCHMAKER
MANHFAOTritlNH JEWKL1.KR.
It's hard to suggest a change
from the almost infinite variety
which we carry. But, by theway,
have you tried
iMeat of Wheat
It's what the name  surjgestB, the
very meat and cream of the grain.
20c. for 2 lb. Packet
IMTradingCo.
***************************
Old Curiosity Shop
If yom waul to Imy or sell anything,
go to the Old CurloHily Shop, A new
line of Japanese Goods now nn sale.
A. 11 kindi of Dinner ware in stoek. Pat-
terna.
I Now My Friend1
Wouldn't you like something
these cold mornings; something
that would send the hlood through
your reins and fill your heart
with joy?
Now, tell your wife lo buy a
lK)imd of tliat good coffee thai Joy
sells, and serve some, good and
hot, for breakfast. After drinking some of that coffee, things
will look rosy all the day, and
\Uoy "Will meet you at the door t
J Joy's Cash Grocery
��� ���or JimcKnn i Mill BlH.       Hhoiio 19
CHINA HALL
W*   I Imv*   a    *Hl����wlliH>
a*ci*s^t��tl Stuck of
GLASSWARE AND CHINAWARE
for  Xma* Tt ��i-J_*.
Stoneware. OodU. Staii Pots, Tea rots. Elc.
Munroe & Nelson
WANTED
General Job Work, Chimney Sweeping, Carpet Cleaning, Fixing and Cleaning Stove*, etc,
JACKSON  RADCLIFFE,
121 Eaat Baker 8t. Phone No. A114
Fancy Chocolates
IN BOXES AND BULK
Leave your order early for
your Nfa  Year
Cake.
Choquette Bros.
BAKES STSBET
HOTEL  ARRIVALS.
]#_____��]
yi*- J
CSor. Vernon and Ward  8traatH.
NKLSON,  a. O.
J.FRED HUME, Proprietor.
W. Frank, C. F. Caldwell. Kuslo;  J.
Jackson, M. 11. linker, Victoria; J. M.
Kelly, Vancouver;   W. Atchison, T. N.
Wilson, Spokane;    D. R.    Tait, H. H.
Holuian, W. T. Holland,  VV. H. Hedges, Greenwood; J. F. Bledsoe, Victoria;
.1.   Gotirlay,   Vancouver;   D.   Maybeer.
Xaliusp;   P,  J. Gallagher, Summit;  D.
Si. Denis. Slocan; P. M. Lindsay, Van-
cs.iuvi,   F.  L.  Buckley, Enderby.
STRATHCONA.
H.   G. Toppins.  E.  Mnlsahan.   F.  L.
Giles,  O.  Lackmund.   I-',   l.udgate  and
wire. Arrowhead;    A.    11.    Irving, R.
Smith, Bpokane;  C. Collins. Kaslo.
CJUEEN'8.
F. R.  Forbes, Slocan;  A. Q.  Hamilton,   Granite:   Mrs.   A.   Norgren,   Spokane: R. S. Baron, Cranbrook; F. Ann-
strong,  wife  and   (laughter,  C.  Gooch,
Itossland; \V. .1. Manners, Vancouver.
BARTLETT.
.lames Sheehan. Rossland.
ROYAL.
.1. Glake, A. C. Arepe. Seattle.
LAKEVIEW.
J. Dolan, C. Victor, Field.
GRAND CENTRA!..
K. Knowliou, Granite;  W. A. Campbell. Ottawa;  E. Mills, Greenwood; W.
Davidson. G. Lafontaine, F. A. Salmon.
Sandon;    R.    A.    Watson,    Ymir;    K.
Strand. O. Strand. Salmo;  E. E. Bald-
well,   Excelsior;   L.   Russell,  Phoenix;
G. L. Dore, Pineher Creek.
SILVER KINO.
E. Biree, Rossland; 11. Webber.
Field; R. Horarle, Gutellus; W. Munch,
Snnilon: ED. P. Mills, Michel; E. Cook-
son. Phoenix;  W. G. Jones. Idaho.
TREMONT.
F. Martin, Beaver; A. MeCnskill.
Wesllev; W. Puvolucci, F. Golini. S.
Beneditty, B. Qollnl, A. QoHnl,-Shields;
E. Rainville, Eureka; J. Carzana. B. VI-
telll, Poorman; G. II. Skerry, Koch
Siding.
Tremont Hotise
European _ud American rkt
Iduftlti Hi CM.    Rooma frnm _*& -ate. to 11
Only -Fblte Help Employed.
MALONE   <fc  TREGILLUS
i-.hU*: 8t.. Nelhon Proprietor!
Bartlett   Hotise
UEO. W. BAKTLETT,
Proprietor.
Best DolIar-a-Day House in Nelson.
The Bar .�� the Flne-Jl.
White Help Only Employed.
JoiepUlnf Bt.
Lake View Hotel
Curui-r Bull _ik1 Vernon,
two bloekH Irom wharf.
GEORGE HARRISON, Proprietor.
KtueB II ,00 per dHy and up.
Telopbona uh
NELSON, B. C.
Grand Central Hotel
.1  A. ER1CK80N, Proprietor.
Cismral.'y l..i.i��lusl. (.poll Da? aud Nlajbt.
HniiiisIi- nud Hills Kuouia Krw.
Opposite Court Home and Post Office.
turner Ward and Vernon Sheets.
The Strathcona
Nelaon, B.O.
B. Tomkins, Manager.
The Leading Hotel in the
Kootenays,
Oood   Sample    Roonu.
Queen's Hotel
Baker Btreet, Nelion. B. 0.
Lighted by Electricity and
Heated by Hot Air
IUTKH  ti  PKR DAT
I^irgo and Oomluruble Badrooml aod First.
class TiiiiIiik Ri.oui.   bample li.i.ims lor Cnnsaier
������ml M'-u
HUS. K   (,'. CLAKKE, ProprtelniM
{   LOCAL AND PROVINCIAL   \
X**/%/****\/s-v****'*^^
Horn, in Nelson, January 15, to the
wile of A. Flamm, a son.
A grand rally or Conservatives is
culled for lonight at . o'clock in tho
committee rooms.
Horn, at the Home hospital, this
morning, to Rev. and Mrs. ,1. T. Ferguson, a duughter.
Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Dawson left yesterday via Spokane on an extended trip
In the coast cities and California.
Skaters, especially the youngsters,
are taking full benefit of the opportunity offered by the ice bridge to the
norlh shore of the Arm.
The Spokane members of the Mystic
Order of the lllack Cut made the hotels
and streets lively with their yell last
night.
Willie Mclnnes didn't arrive in time
last night to address the Liberals of
Nelson. "It is said" that he was travelling on one of Dr. Hall's mixed
trains.
The funeral of Silas Johus, who died
at the General hospital Sunday morning, will take place from the Standard
Furniture company's undertaking parlors tomorrow afternoon at   2  o'clock.
Premier McBride and Mr. Bowser arrived from Kaslo this morning and took
the train for Rossland. which was held
for them. They were well pleased
with the prospects in Kaslo.
The Socialists will bold a public
meeting in the opera house Saturday
night. Addresses will be delivered by
Ben Williams, of Bruce county, and
by Frank Phillips, J, A. Kirkpatrick
and Dr. Hall, or their representatives,
are also Invited to address the meeting.
A notice of the cancellation of the
Liberal meeting last night, owing to
relay in the arrival of the coast train,
was received too late for publication In
yesterday's issue. Mr. Mclnnes has
gone to East Kootenay. He will address a meeting in Nelson Friday
night.
As the Municipal Act states that
mayors and aldermen and school trustees "_ha*ll hold office until their successors are sworn in.' 'it appears that
only Captain McMorris and W. Irvine
are required to take oath of office. It
has been customary, however, for all
to take thc oath before the first meeting, whether re-elected or elected for
trie"first time.
- SOcAPS -
Eclipse 6 'Bars for 25c,
Olive Oil 8 Cucumber 5 c*kes     25c,
Castile 4 Lib. "Bars 40c.
See Our Window
J. A. IRVING & CO.
Telephone 161.
HOUSTON BLOCK
The Store of Quality
Careful
Housekeepers
Should sec our Values in APPLES
before placing their orders elsewhere.
We have them from $1.50 for Cooking to $2.50 for
Fancy Eating Varieties
which are undoubtedly the Finest
ever brought into Nelson.
Don't forget that we always have
Fresh Lettuce and Choice Crisp Celery on hand.
Rob.M.Hood&Co.
K. W. C. Block . Phone 10.
Royal Hotel
Sl KB. WILLIAM  ROBKKT8,
I'HUPRIKTRUI.
Hilton tl and 11.110 b Day.
Special Rattxi to Regular Boarders.
...KIPPERS***
2 lbs* for 25 cts*
Don't Miss Our Bargain
Counter. Odd Lines after
Taking Stock. Price No
Object  On  These Lines.
C* A* Benedict
Corner Silica and Josephine Bta.
PHOINB 7.
Do You Taint
In OILS, WATER COLORS
or on CHINA.
We hnve nlwny? in stork
Windsor A. Newton's Oil Colors
Windsor & Newton's Water Colors
Fry's Verifiable Colors
For China Painting.
BRUSHES���
Sable, Camel's Hair, Hogs' Bristles.
Water Color Paper
Sketch 'Blocks
Academy "Board
Pallettes, Fallette Knives, and all required
iv;oennories.
We cAlso Carry
White China For Decorating
Wood Blanks for Burnt Work.
Wm G. Thomson
BOOKSKLLIiK sua
RTATIONKE.
Nelson, B. C.
Photic W4.
PETERSON
*  IPES
$1.50
UPWARDS
A collection of all the Latest
Shapes and Sizes.   A free
smoking and most satisfactory pipe.
W. <A. THURMAN,
Tobacconist.   Baker Street.
A, McDonald & Co.
WHOLESALE
MERCHANTS
Denlers in staple and fanny Groiierio!
Butter, Ekk��-
Oatnp and Miners' Supplies.
REMOVAL NOTICE
On mid nfttir DfiMCDber lm iny )itic.thin urn.
pliu;.iiliiK lni-iiit'n-8 will \m loWUd 111 my tn*w
Ibop, two duor�� ftiat of ojhtu iioiut, (iii Victoria
treut.
Tel. 181.      Set A. WYE
Certificate of Improvements
rvoriCK
"Hut-nm" iiiltx-ral cliiim, Hituated in tht> NellOO
MlniiiK lHvWilli ol Went Kcxiluiiity dJltridf
Whore located:���On Toad motimutii.
Tike Notice tlial I, John MrLalclile. wlinu id
aifent (or Ueorire A. ('uin]'t>t*U, Krui* Miiier'i. Oor-
tltluate  No. B7II77, intend, sixty   dayn (mm the
date hereof, to -apply to the Uhtlni Recorder for
a Certflleale of Improvement**,Sot the purpoM of
olitainliiK ii Crown <>raut of tlie above ������laim
And further lako notiee that uetion, un �����������
wellon K7, molt be ('ommeni-ed before tho Ihhii-
-iiee ofiHueh Certificate of IniprovoinentH.
I)8todtthlnmh dayn' Noveiiilwi, Vm.
John iMcLatchi*
WEST KOOTENAY
BUTCHER CO.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
Fresh and Salted Meats
OampH Hujiplicil ou shortest uotit.** and
lowest price. Nothing but fresli and
wholosotue me&ta mid supples kept iu stock
Mnil orders mvivo eareful attention-
E. C. TRAVES   Manager.
Coal! Ice! Wood!
Phone 265
Yale-Kootenay Ice, Frott,
Foel & Poultry Co., Ltd.
OFFirE:
N. E. cor. Baker   and   Ward   Sts.
Sherman's Opera House
OI\E WEEK
Commencing Monday, January 21st
The "Summers StockCc."
In a select repertoire, opening Monday
evening. In
���MRS.   TEMPLE'S   TELEGRAM."
A roaring faree-coraedj.
Prices���50c. 75c.
Plan  at Rutherford's  Saturday.
PUBLICJMEETING
Oper_Hoiise,Sat.,Jan. 19
Benjamin P. Wfljon, a native ul Bruce
Comity, Out., wilt address the meeting in ibe
lutcreht uf Hit .NiL'ialiHt I'arty,
BB8BBTU) 8EATH Ft)K LAPIES
The Conservative   and   Liberal   candidates
have accepted an invitation lo 1�� ;>rtJK*.iit.
(ball taken at 8 30 p.m.
NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby fjiveu that an application
will be made to the LeglilfctiTe AtsBemhly of the
I'rovltieeot Hritiith Col unit da at Itn next Hesnion
for an net auihorizluf*; the J'atrlck Lumber Company, Limited, tn place,eom��tniel,**��nd maintain,
a dam or dams, booms, piers, Mldee.aiKj other
work*-* In Hiid acroM the Kontenay river at or
near Thrums .-station (about opposite -Hub-lot IV,
of Lot 4.9ft, '.roup 1, Kooteuay district); and in
and acrors6 the Little Blocan river; and in and
acrohh the Bloom river at a point or point* below the moulh of tlie Little Klocan river; (or tbi.
purpoie of driving, rafting, HortitiE, holding, and
inauumeturiiig ��aw logp and limber; to oecuny
tlie Kiirfaee of Qifi wild rivern m here neceHMary mr
the i>urposen aforesaid; to elear, improve,"and
remove ont-rUOtloni from the naid rlvem for log-
driving, rafiniir, and booming purpoieB; to Ictt
and collect toDl and tines on log**, timlwr and
lit in tar of pcrnons using or profiting by ouch
works, cleanup or improvements; to enter upon
and expropriate lands; and do all other thing*
nwe��nory. incidenial or conduelve to tlie exercise of any of the above powem.
Dated the 10th day ol December, 1��06.
U. W. HANNINGTON,
Hollcllor lor the Applicant.
Certificate of Improvement!
NOT ICE
"KmpreBS," "Climax," "IIorHUHlioe," "Queen,"
"t'nion Jack." Hituated in Nelton Mining
Division.
Located on l'orcupliie creek,
Takw Notice tbat I. Frank Fletcher, agent for
lhe Active (fold Mlnl.g Companv, Free Miner'*.
Certificate No 880300. lulend, Oil day*, from date
hereof, io apply tn the Mining Keeonlcr for a
DOrtiflCAtfl nf improvement* ior tbe purpoae of
obtaining a Crown Grant of llie above clalma.
And (urlbcr take DOttOfl tliat action, under
BOOtlon 37, muht be c oniincucei! bofort the faili-
ance of muiIi Certlllcateof Improvements.
Dated Nelion-  lltll Dec, 1WHI.
F��ANK   FLKTCHgH.
NOTICE
I'KIs'KINd AMI III1AK*IINII OUSlOll; sttls.n.1-
sil lu. Apply
IMKKV WILLIAMS,
Hllver K ilk llolel.
F. C. GREEN      F. F. BUKDEN      A. H. GREEN
GREEN BROTHERS AND BURDEN
Civil Engineers, Dominion and British
Columbia Land Surveyors
COR.VICTORIA Ic KOOTENAY STS., NELSON.B.C.
P. 0. Boi 145   Fhonr 2.1 B.
I
SgesScJof Fine Eiderdown Quilts
From $6.00 to $35.00.
Sua Our \ is.ri.jl -   ol aOO I'lislus-uw l'ssii.,^,1 l��� tha
l.(.t*��t  Mt.vlVM.
Standard Ftirnittire Company
a. art a ir--*-ms. . ft
Complete House Furnishers
Undertakersp    Embalmers
AOIIINTH
Mhsoii A KIkcIi I'inno**,
Oatermoor Mattrennea.
Marahall Uanitary Mattreaaea,
HAVE A LOOK AT OUR
Fifty Cent Hand Bagsj
They are beauties at the price.
J. J. WALKER
Watchmaker
Jeweler
Starkey & Co., gSfcsg
U'holenuni Provlalona,
Product*, - Prult.
Duiiuninn CJovpniment Orsamarr Oue Pcraiid Bricbi) r��colvi_ wi��skly (rsajs
from the charn.   I'nr wile liy ull leadiug groocrH.
Ofllce nnd warehouse: Houston Blook,   Phone 7(1.
Josephine Street.       - Nelson, B. C.
v www*v|;
- VV- V-i**^vv*/��vy*v^
Bohemian Beer
NOW IS THE TIME TO SEND IN
YOUR ORDER FOR BOTTLES OR
KEGS. QUANTITY LIMITED
The Nelson Brewing Co., Ltd
A Word to the Wise!
This year we have appreciated tbe wants nf onre��|
tomcre and have paused into stock the
Good Cheer Art Base Burner
This stove is adapted for hard ooal only, imdugD*|
ftuU*wl to (jive Mtiiifuotiou.
J. H. Ashdown Hardware]
Company, Limited.
NELSON   IRON   WORKS
c-mDS
B. A. I8AAC R, W. HINTON '
EMaiNEERS   AND  CONTRACTORS
FOUNDERS AND
MACHIIN'ISTS
PwI.J3?  *A?,a,Jobh'"M �������"����!,with DMMtcll.   Shed M.tal
Work. Mining ..nd^MIII Maoh|n*o ���     Manul_ctur*rx ol
Or* Cum, U. ft.   Contrnctora' Car*.
NELSON,   B. C.
Telephone f*
P.O. Boi 106*
���v **W^ S* -^/NXS^ %
hunln*_a mon,
Working r-n-Mti.
M*n In dr��M utllru,
flportlnif mmn,
Hindwmt man,
M*n tHttt*��i full of fir*
UNITE nnd sinjf that  the  im])ortati-nim of
John T. Pierre are the proper tiling.
My lost fnll Hhipmont has just arrivi--d.   Se*
them and plaos your onler early for Xnt��f hoiU
JOHN T. PIERRE, Artistic Tailor
OVERCOATS.
All Sizes 35 to 44
Now is the time
t<t buy your
Winter* Overwmt
All Prices from $ 10 to $30
A. giLker
A.O. LAMBERT & CO.
MANUFACTURERS   T * $_>_ $       4
AND DEALERS IN   M*1S--Detf   _>_UIlgleSt
Lath, Mouldings, Doors, Windows.
Turnad Work and Bracket*. Mail Ordon- prompUy att-ndi'd l��
 VBKINON 8TMBBT  .   .   .   NBI_SON. B. C.
SKATES
Our .lock of Skatea i, complete and varied,
Including the popular
SS^fl.,'8  BEA-JTY  and  CHARM (L.dlM.)
BOKER'8 PERFECT HOCKEY.
a, oJ.R  H0CKEY and GENUINE ACME.
ALSO HOCKEY 8TICK8 and PUCK8.
WoodLVailance Hardware Co'y
NELSON.
Rata"
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