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Array IhaLCYON LITHIA WATER. Nothing
so bracing and Invigorating.
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re, and  ita medicinal     properties
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JIMATH IS IN
ian Demands Answer in
['Reasonable" Time
Mr. Patrick'! bible class tor yojjftg
\\\\ IS CONSIDERING
s Government Sternly Insists
00 Reparation and Apology
Before Further Parley.
March  7.���"Japan  will  not re-
force   In   connection   with   the
..:  tbe steamer Tatau  Maru un-
inpi lied lo do so by tho action of
stutement was given to Ihe As-
kuil  Pn ss  correBpoudent today  by
|^li authority  In   the  foreign   office,
utlnuing, said:    "We propose 10
the utmost  patience  and  fully
^rstaiid the illlllculty the central govern "i  China have In dealing  with
ays   who  poBBess   extenHive   constl-
..il powers.    It  is  t|uite  apparent
thi   vieroy of Canton acted hastily
ying upon information which Btat-
.11 tile Tatau Maru was engaged In
KiMiii;  arms.     He   conceived   there-
tli.it  In-  had   a   right  to seize  the
el, but tile fact* show  that the ves-
napers,   including   a   miuilt'eBt   of
consigned   in   regular   form   to   a
1 in Macao, were entirely legitimate,
eprescnlalive ot tbe firm at  Macao
iled tho \ e^s. t accompanied by tho
tgese authorities before the seizure
, Cblnesi   vessel.    She was uUaolute-
'ii  witluii  I'ottugese waters.    Tbe
of Japan that this 1h a clear case
'   <>ii of international rights, and
piiMilt 10 the flag, wua proved by the
themselves  offering   to   restore
ship together with a further prom-
"ivd today to reprimand the of-
who   lowered   the   Japanese   Hag.
piwltbsli ndlng this, while we are do
 i to concede that we believe
proper,  but to  ultimately  enforce
''. 11..1111IK,   should   China   refuse   to
reason, tbe world may rest us-
il   Japan   will   not   act   hastily
I ...     weigh her further actions with
[utmost  deliberation."
f advices  from  Pokln   contain
oiler iu punish the officials connect
I villi  the  seizure   and   also  a staler
pl  i: -in   Yuan   Hkia  that he desired
lime   for   consideration   of   the
demands.    This will be grant-
>��>  'tn   Japanese government.
fit'- Chinese minister at Toklo had a
>.'     conference with Baron Chlada,
i'i   of   the   lorolgti  office,  U>
Uurlng the session of tho cabinet
j Chinese minister first contended that
vtugal    hold    Macao    waters     undei
pt)   therefore    the    wates remaineu
$uu.l>     under    Chinese    sovereignty.
w>'. however, the minister withdrew
f   '" Lentlon as Instances  were uuot
I -i leases.
"  i"ii ign olllco does nol expect fur-
��� lopmentS fot a few duys.
March 7.���Japan's ultimatum In
of the Japanese stvumslilp Tat-
'��� iiiitly seized by the Chinese.
��� moil to the head of the Chin
���11   board  yesterday  and  today
id   has   the   mutter   under  con-
'"i    The Irreducible minimum of
lanese claims is the restoration
iteamer us well as of her cargo
�����  payment   of  full  Indemnity,
s demanded within u "reasonable
'""'���"    In case1 of default or postpone-
'"|. Japan, according to her  ulllina-
111 inko Immediate action. Japan
���' reply by tomorrow.    She will
rate China's claim to Investigate
'     she Insists upon tin apology
hauling down of the Japanese
'ho Tatsu Mum and will not ac-
dlatlon, affirming that China Is
I 'Hid that tho facts nre ineon-
Ible.
II HayiiHhl, tho Japanese minister
".  In delivering  tho  Ultimatum,
reference to .lupun's sympathy for
In Ihe matter of the coiitrabranil
'" arms nnd explained that China
""I expect mediation as long as
11 not admit the participation of
'rluguese.
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Mrthodiat   Services.
Methodist    church     services   will   ho
"i the Congregational church on
���v   'is   follows:    Morning   subject
tog/if
���  ,Vll
2.30.
men and the pastor's bible class .ivlll
meet In coiiiioetlon with tbe ftiiiiiUty
school. Evening service, 7.30. The
KnlglHB or I'ythiaB will parade to church
In the evening. Rev, It Newton Powell
will occupy the DUlpii both morning and
evening. The following special music
win be rendered by the choir at the
Knights of Pythias parade service tomorrow evening: Bolo, Miss Patrick:
double mixed quartette, "The Lost
chord"; anthem, "Lord or Heaven."
Services during the week are: Tuesday
evening, 8 o'clock. Epwortb League;
Wednesday evening, g o'clock, public
prayer meeting.
Prices   of  Metala.
Now York. March 7.���Sliver, 55V6c.
London,  March  7.���-Silver, 25%'!.
Openina   Copper   Quotations.
(By McDermld &  Mcllardy.)
New York, March 7, 1908.
Asked Did
Oranby    $!I5.00        $75.00
Dominion   Copper     2.25 2.12V4
II. C. Copper      4.25 4.00
BISASTHOUSJO ROADS
Recent      Railway     Legislation      Causes
Heavy  Loss of   Revenue  and  Increased Expense.
New York. March 7.���Recent federal
and Btato legislation was assigned as
one of the prlnNjial causes of the October linanclai panic In the aunual re-
jiort of James McCrea of the Pennsylvania Itailroad company to the stockholders of the company which was
made public today, lie said tho check
to general business which came with
tho financial disturbance already has
resulted ln largely affecting tlie revenues of the system and that this condition may be expected to continue until
all the questions ut issue have been
fairly adjusted. He add: "Hut in tho
meantime the railroads have to face
the loss of revenue consequent u[>on
the enforced idleness of a large portion
of their equipment, while to a proportionate number of their employees this
necessarily brought about either entire
loss of employment or very material reduction  In their hours of labor."
The report says that the lower passenger faros have not stimulated traffic
to the extent necessary to offset the
loss of revenue and the higher cost of
operation duo to Increase in wages and
cost of supplies.
The report shows that of the total
expended to date on the New York
tunnel extension. $30,000,000 was charged off from time to time against tlie
company's protlt and loss account. The
report also says It Is expected tht*
entire work on the New York tunnels
and terminal station will be completed
In 1910. Tho company's net income for
tho year was $::::..".7."..n.'ii'.. a decrease of
$2.0.'��.2ii. On December :11st. ISM
there was a total credit bulance to
protlt and loss of 181,874,080. Against
ihis bulance was charged $7,000,000 np-
p'led toward the construction of the
New York tunnel line, [hiring the year
the company issued $00,000,001) of three
year 5 per cunt, collateral notes.
Ruaalan   Stateaman   Dead.
Pekln, March T.���tf, 1). Pokotlloff. the
itiissinn minister to China, died here
suddenly of heart failure lie was appointed t>> tills position in 1(05, in addition to representing the Russian gov*
1 rnmctit al Pekln, ho was diplomatic
agent of the Husslnn-Chlnese bank anil
an able Orientalist. Since the close of
the Htisso-JiipaneHo war he has been
active In reorganising the policy of
Itussla In China and It wiib his inlluence
lhat prevented tho liusHo Chinese bank
from   withdrawing   from   Mongolia   and
Manchuria.     Among    other things ho
brought   about     a    modification  of  the
plans of financial retrenchment in ihe
far east proposed by tho Russian minister of finance, lie was. while in China,
appointed by Emperor Nicholas to assist the ltusslan plenipotentiaries in negotiating the pease 01 Portsmouth. He
left Pekln lor Washington In July of
inon and while ai Portsmouth rendered
valuable assistance to Professor De
Maartens.
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Ing Ood."    Sunday school at
Von Hohenau Dlagraced.
Berlin, MarCU ".--Gone.*! fount VVil-
heltn von Hohenau, former comniunder of
the guard corps, and at one time adjutant to Emperor William, has been
sentence by a military court of honor to
be deprived Of Ml. rank in tho army and
lo surrender all his orders and decorations that have been conferred upon
hltn. because of his connection with the
sic illod court oainaitlla recently exposed by Maximilian Harden. The sentence lias been confirmed by Emperor
William.
NELSON. B. C. SATURDAY, MARCH 7. J 908.
Fifty Cbnts a month
BOTH INDISCREET
British Opinion of Kaiser
and Tweedmouth
CABINET IN QUANDARY
Meanwhile Wilhelm jViews Launch
of First German Battleship of
Dreadnought Gass.
1-ondon. March 7.���As a result of the
official explanations that are given here
and at berlin of tbe Emperor William
and Tweedmouth correspondence, the
opinion is expressed by the majority ot
tho morning newspapers tbat the Times
lias discovered a "mare's nest" or at
least has unnecessarily magnified the Importance of the affair. Pending Lord
Tweedmouth's promised statement on
Monday next, however, decided comments are withheld.
While all the newspapers agree as to
the advisability of publishing the correspondence. If the Emperor's consent
is obtained, ln order to clear up all
suspicions, it is considered impossible
that either house of parliament could
cull for its publication as such action
would amount to an insult to the Emperor.
That both Emperor William and Lord
Tweedmouth have been guilty of a serious Indiscretion there is but one opinion, und even newspapers friendly to
the government remind Lord Tweedmouth that it wus his duty to submit
such a communication to the cabinet.
Ijord Tweedmouth is seriously taken to
tusk for allowing the contents of the
letter to be known.
The Chronicle, editorially hopes that
the unfortunate series of indiscretions
may lead to resolutions by Germany
and England to arrest new naval construction, In which both countries
would have an equal  reason to rejoice.
The Daily Chronicle says it is able to
Btate thut Lord Tweedmouth communicated tlie Emperor's letter to the King
and to the foreign office, before sending
a reply to it. The Chronicle adds that
the Emperor's letter besides depreciating comments on the German naval policy, mentioned that Germany's chief object was lo substitute new Bhlps for old
ones, and to protect Germany's oversea commerce.
No further light upon the subject of
Emperor William's letter, in which it
wus charged Ills Majesty made an attempt to Inlluence legislation on the
ltrltish naval estimates, is expected
until Lord Tweedmouth makes his promised statement ou the occurrence In the
House of Lords next Monday. There
Is great curiosity as to whether or not
tho First Lord or the Admiralty will
read what Emperor William wrote.
Even if the substance of the letter is
itioffonsive, the lnnguage may be so informal that the Emperor would prefer
that It ho not spread before tho eyos
of tlie people at large.
Wllbelmshavon, March 7.���The first
niauiinoih warship of the German navy
was suoooasfully launched here today
and christened Nassau by the Duke
and Duchess of Baden. Emperor William, tho Grand Duke of linden, Prince
Henry of Prussia, and Prince Honry of
the Netherlands, us well as a brilliant
assemblage of prominent officials were
present,
The launch of the great battleship
Nassu inaugurates a new era ln tho
German navy. She Is the first of tho
mammoth vessels of which the active
squadron In future Is to be composed,
and la In size, armament, speed and Installation superior to any warchlp hitherto built in Germnny. The Nassau displaces 17,960 tons, and Is built entirely
ol' steel. Her dimensions nnd her thickness or armor aro not exactly known,
as everything connected with the const ruction has been kept secret by order
of the marine minister. It is known.
over, that she Is to be filled with three
Bets of triple expansion reciprocating
engines, and Is to be provided with three
propellers. The minimum speed Bhe Is
expected to attain is 19 knots. Her
crew Is to number 966, including o;cers.
The Nnssu's first keel plate was laid
down ln the Imperial navy year ln the
last quarter of 1906, so that the construction has been rapid. Her Internal
linings and armament are to be com
pleted in the first quarter ot 1909. The
cost of construction, including trial
guns, will total $i��,l��o,ooo, of which sum
$5,667,600 are accounted for by the bull
and Internal fittings, $3,375,000 for artillery, and $247,500 for torpedoes.
A twin ship ln every respect, tlie
Sachsen, Is to be launched from the
waterways at Bremerhaven in a very-
short time, while work Is proceeding
rapidly on the Wurtemberg at the Val-
can yard.
Emperor William made no speech at
the launching except to propose the
health of bis royal guests at the lunch-'
eon following the ceremony.
Tbe Nassau's radius of action at a speed
of ten knots is 6,000 nines. This Indicates that the vessel is designed for
use ln borne waters. Although the new
battleship was rormaily laid down in
July, 1907, this date hardly represents
correctly the speed of the Germans In
shipbuilding, because several months
had been spent previous to tbe laying
of the keel in gathering material. The
battleship will be ready to go to sea by
tbe end of 1909.
NEW YOHK CONVENTIDN
Empire  State   Republicans  Prepare  for
Campaign���Young   Men   Are
in Control.
New York, March 7.���The meeting of
the Republican state committee ln this
city today marks tlie real opening of
the presidential campaign in the Empire State. Pursuant to the call of tbe
chairman, Timothy L. Woodruff, the
committee went into session behind
closed doors this afternoon to decide
upon tbe time and place for holding
the state convention. The state convention, in addition to naming four delegates at-large to the national convention, will choose a new state committee
which will conduct the fall compaign.
Now that the general assembly or
Albany is Hearing the close of its session there is nothing to prevent an early-
convention the second week of April.
The convention will probably be held
ln this city. The primaries to elect
delegates to the assembly district conventions for the purpose of sending
delegates to the state convention, which
in turn is to elect tbe delegates-at-large,
are by law to be held the last Tuesday
of March, which this year will be March
31. The same primaries will elect delegates to the congress district conventions.
The congress districts are autonomous when It comes to choosing delegates, so tbat the state convention will
not be able to Instruct more than four
delegates-at-large. Whether or not the
delegates will be instructed is said to
rest entirely with Governor Hughes. If
tbe governor and his friends want them
instructed they will undoubtedly be sent
to Chicago pledged to vote for Hughes
for the presidential nomination.
The meeting of the state committee
bas naturally given rise to,much gossip
concerning the probable make-up of the
"big four," and other matters pertaining to Republican politics In New York.
The candidacy of Hughes for the presidential nomination seems to be about
the only poln on which tht rival tactions
are able to agree. On all other matters
the rival factions are determined to
tight it out to the bitter end. Chairman
Woodruff and his friends, who are In
close touch with President Roosevelt,
declare there will he no compromise
with the Odell-Black-liracketl cumin
gent. If they uro able to control the
convention neither Odell, Black nor
Brackotl will be among the four delegates-at-large to the Chicago convention.
If their plans go through. Chairman
Woodruff aud Secretary Root will be
two of the "big four." The other two
huve not been decided upon, though
Cortelyou, President Schurman of Cornell University and ex-Mayor Seth Low
are being considered.
It seems to be accepted as a foregone
conclusion that The two national convention veterans, Senators Piatt and
Depew, are to be left outside the breastworks. While the ten or a dozen mon
who control the Republican organization
In New York are chary abot oxpures-
slng themselves plainly In the matter,
they have allowed the Impression to become current that neither of the Senators is likely to go to Chicago as delegates-at-large.
The explanation Is that a new political generation Is in control of the
Btate. a new page has been turned, and
many "old familiar faces" will not be
seen as often as formerly ln high places
In Republican national conventions.
Lusitanla Salla.
WILL HELP WEST
Resolution of Canadian
Press Association
CO-OPERATE FOR RATES
Eastern Papers Will loin in Fight
for Fair Freight Charges���Canada From Ocean to Ocean.
Toronto, March 7.���The committee on
resolutions of tbe Canadian Press Association yesterday proposed a resolution to the effect that tbe Canadian
Press Association tender to publishers
iu the Northwest the assurance of
hearty co-operation in any action they
might take to remedy their freight rate
grievances before the Dominion railway
commission.
Toronto, March 7.���Sir William Mu-
lock says be is not a candidate for tbe
vacant chairmanship of the railway
commission. He says the position should
go to a man in robust health and one
younger than himself. Tbe salary should
also be increased aud an adequate allowance made in order to induce good
men, not now in politics, aud who hold
more lucrative positions, to accept the
vacancy.
Toronto, March 7.���George H. Scott,
46 years old, agent for the Fairbanks
Morse Manufacturing company, was almost Instantly killed on a street railway
crossing last night.
Toronto, March 7.���The Ontario government will give the Olympic Games
committee $2,000 towards expenses of
tbe Canadian athletes going to London
this year. The committee asked for
$5,000.
St. John, N. B., March 7.���Sir Edward Morris, former Attorney General
of Newfoundland, has assumed the leadership of the new political party in opposition to the administration of Sir
Robert Bond. The general elections
will be held next November.
Fort William, March 7.���The Wanderers of this city played the Maple Leafs
of Winnipeg to a standstill lost night at
the Arena rink. There were 2.000 present. Play was very fast and at one
time it looked as If the Wanderers
might win as the score was tied at 4 all.
The Maple Leafs then scored t wo more
and tlie Wanderers one, making the
final score 6 to 6. The Maple Leafs
left for Montreal to play for the Stauley
cup.
Winnipeg, March 7.���Wm. Whyte,
vice-president of the C. P. R., Mrs.
Whyte, and Sir Daniel and Lady McMillan left today on a three months
trip to the Mediterranean.
Liverpool,    March   7.���The    steamer
Lusitanla left here today for New York.
Among her passengers Ib George Hack
enschmldt, the Russian wrestler.
Yorkton, Sask., March 7.���John No-
vokskl, a Hungarian farmer living a few-
miles from town, was found beside the
roadside this morning, dead. Novoskl
was in town yesterday nnd it Is sup-
isiseil that while returning home he fell
out of his sleigh aud. being unable to
rise, was frozen to death.
Calgary, Murch 7.���Some time ago the
finance committee made a resolution to
the city council that the offer of Wood.
Gundy & Company for a large block of
debentures be accepted. Tho Bank of
Commerce, acting as agents for an eastern firm, also tendered but were turned
down, and the bid was withdrawn. It
is now discovered that there was no
regular quotum of tho finance committee when the resolution was passed
accepting the Wood, Gundy bid, the
wbole thing being done on the responsibility of Mayor Cameron and one other
alderman. The recommendation was
accepted by the city council and the
bonds sold on their recommendation.
The question worrying the city fathers
is whether the snle was legal.
At the limit:cc committee meeting
yesterday tho question of accepting the
offer of the department of militia for
an Industrial school site three miles
from tho city was discussed. It Is tin
derstood that the site Is wanted for bar-
b:trrackB for the Strathcona Horse and
tho   committee   decided   to   recommend
Its sale on  condition  that it was  purchased  for that  purpose.
A meeting of the western Canada
baseball league bas been called for
Tuesday morning ln Calgary. Edmonton. Lethbrldge, Medicine Hat, Wetaski-
win and Strathcona and Red River having been asked to send representatives.
With the exception of Calgary, all the
clubs of last year's league have allowed their players to go, aud most of
them have ben taken by the Northwest
league.
Where Perjury is No Joke.
London, March 7.���The notorious
Druce case which at one time threatened the estate and title of the Duke of
Portland, continues to furnish sensation.
Mrs. Margaret Hamilton, who was one
of the principal witnesses to the alleged
identity or the Duke of Portland, with
T. C. Druce, was arrested this morning
and a number of other arrests in connection with tbe dramatic trial are foreshadowed. The warrant charges Mrs.
Hamilton with wilful perjury and conspiracy.
WEEK'S MINING RECORD
Local Stock Market Remains Firm and
Activity  Increasing���List
of Quotations.
The stock market for the past week
showed an aiprovement, prices being
wider and t .idings more active.
Alberta Coal and Coke showed but
little change, with almost no business
r. corded. Diamond Vale Coal bad an
advance c. from 3 cents to 4 cents per
share, wit i a large volume of business
recorded. Galbralth Coal remained
firm with a larger volume of tradings
than for several weeks. International
Coal continued inactive and unchanged.
B. C. Copper and Dominion Copper
remained firm throughout, fluctuating
only a point or so with but little business offered. Con. Smelters weakened
at the opening, selling down $3 to $4
per share, but strengthened again and
sold up at the close from $5 to $6 per
share, with more trading recorded than
for several months. Cariboo-McKinney
remained unchanged. Granby also showed but little change, remaining firm
throughout. Rambler Cariboo showed a
slight decline at the opening but sold
higher during the past two days, ad-
vancing about 2 cents per share and
closing strong. Sullivan, in consequence
of the cessation of operations, dropped
about 4 cents per share, Belling down
yesterday to 1 cent and showing an advance of one-half cents on today's close.
Following are the approximate quotations for the week ending today:
Asked. Bid.
Alebrta Coal & Coke $      .28    $     .20
B.   C.   Copper       4.25 4.12%4
Cons. Smelters     75.00       65.00
Canadian Gold  Fields        .01'.-.        .03 hi
Cariboo McKinney ... .02^4        .02
Dominion Copper       2.25 2.124
Diamond   Vale  Coal.. .19 17'2
Granby        95.00        86.00
Galbralth  Coal 28
International   Coal ...        .82 .76
La Plata Mines 10
North   Star 10
Panhandle   Smelter ..        .0414       .03%
Hambler-Cariboo 28 .26
Royal   Collieries 25
Sullivan    01%        .01%
Snowstorm            1.70 1.68
Tel-Kwa Mines 08
Western   Oil        1.10 .66
White   Bear 02V.        01 Vi
PER30NAL.
W. O. atllett will return to the city
tonight.
His Honor Judge Wilson came In from
East Kootenay lnsr night.
Rev. W. M. Rochester and Rev. T.
Albert Moore, of the Dominion Lord's
Day Alliance, arrived in the city last
night and were at the Queen's.
Rev. J. T. Ferguson, who has spent
the week in Vancouver attending the
meeting ot the home missions board
of the Presbyterian synod of British
Columbia and Albertn, will arrive home
tonight and take the services In St.
Paul's church tomorrow.
To Encourage Flying.
Paris, March 7.���M. Mlchelln has
founded a world's challenge cup of the
vnlue of $20,000 to be competed for nn
mildly by aeroplanes. After the first
rnco aeroplanes will be compelled each
year to fly double the distance by the
winner of tlie trophy the preceding
year. The aeronaut winning the cup
will receive $30,000. The trophy will bo
held by the aero club of the country of
which the winner Is a native. M. Mlchelln also offers a special prize of $20,-
000 to the aeronaut, who between now
and 1909 travels in an aeroplane from
Paris to Puy de Doma, a distance of
250 miles, .
HUGE INCREASES
Canada's Financial Report to Bate
OUTLAY IS ENORMOUS
Expenditure Grows Thrice as Fast as
Revenue���General News of
Dominion Capital.
Ottawa, March 1.���The report of the
militia council says correspondence has
taken place between the Canadian and
Imperial governments relative to a proposal emanating from the latter that
officers of Imperial Yeomanry regiments
ln Great Britain, when visiting or temporarily residing ln a colony, should be
attached to colonial mounted forces for
training purposes, and similarly that
members of colonial mounted forces-
visiting the British Isles should be attached, for like purposes, to Imperial
Yeomanry regiments. The report also
says that arrangements are ln progress
between the Imperial and Dominion
governments and also the principal ot
McQill University, whereby commissions
in the Imperial army and Canadian permanent forces may be granted to undergraduates ot Canadian universities.
The revenue of the Dominion for the
11 months to the end of January
amounted to $87,601,299, an increase of
$8,123,794 over the same period a year
ago. The expenditure chargeable to ordinary account was $60,120,352, an increase of $10,736,384; capital expenditure of $26,768,188, representing an Increase of over $12,000,000.
LATEST CASUALTY  LIST.
Number  of   Lives   Lost   in   Colllmvood
School   Fire was  174.
Cleveland, O., March 7.���The last of
the little victims of the Collinwood
school fire to perish was Glen Barber,
aged 8 years. He died early today at a
hospital from injuries sustained in his
leap from the second storey window ot
the school building.
In looking up the total pupils who
were at school the day of the fire, tt
develops that six are still missing, possibly ln part ot the ashes that lie in the
cellar ot the burned school.
Superintendent Frank Whitney, of the
village schools of Collinwood, has completed a house to house canvass of the
Lakevlew school district, and finds that
174 are dead or missing, including two
teachers. Only 167 bodies have been
taken out of the ruins, twenty-one of
these are still unidentified.
At nine o'clock today the funeral was
held at St. Mary's Catholic church, three
services over the remains ot sixteen
bodies. At St. Joseph's Catholic church
mass was held over twelve other bodies.
Throughout today there also were over
forty Individual funenns.
Add Insult to In-Jury.
New York, March 7.���The marriage
license bureau, which has now been In
existence two months, has proved to
be one of the busiest aa well as most
popular departments ln the city. The
number of clerks has hem Increased to
meet the demand, which on some mornings has been so great that a license
has been Issued every seventy-two seconds from nine till twelve. It Is not an
uncommon sight to see two hundred
smiling, blushing couples standing In
line waiting their turn. In this line
every nationality Is seen, and persons
from every station tn life. Through
some "pull," however, the two members
of New York's "four hundred" who have
applied tor licenses this year have managed to escape the long line. They were
Miss Gladys Vanderbllt, who married
Count Szechenyl, and Miss Cornelia
Harrlman, daughter of the railroad magnate, who married Robert Livingston
Gerry last Tuesday. In appreciation of
this courtesy, one of the special policemen who helped Miss Vanderbllt and
the count to get a license without delay,
received a beautiful set of amethyst
studs and links. Others, however, have
to wait their turn ln line, and life Is
made miserable for them by a crowd of
Instalment sharks, who try to sell them
the bride's bouquet or wedding ring, or
offer to fit out their new home from cellar to garret with everything from a
rolling pin to a grand piano, for a dollar
down and a dollar a week.
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HUDSON'S BAY
STORES	
OUR NEW STOCK OF
Clothing.   Gents'   Furnishings
and Boots and Shoes
Is beginning to arrive.
In about anotber week we will be able to offer full lines
in these goods, and can promise you tbe best value ever offered in tbe city.
WE WILL TELL YOU MORE ABOUT THESE
GOODS LATER ON.
In tbe meantime it will pay you to await tbeir arrival
before making your purchase.
HUDSON'S BAY STORES
NELSON, B. C.
Imperial Bank of Canada
Head Office:   Toronto.
Capital Authorized   910,000,000    Capital Paid Up $4,860,000
Rest   $4,860,000
D. B. WILKIE. President. HON. ROBERT. J AFFRAY, Vice-President
ARROWHEAD
Branches in British Columbia:
OOLDKN,       NELSON,      REVELSTOKE,       CRANBROOK,
VANCOUVER,    VICTORIA.
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT
Interest  allowed on  deposits  from date ot deposit and credited quarterly.
NBLSON buanch ��J��>   JVI��   LAY,   jtylanajter.
The Royal Bank of Canada
Incorporated A. D.  1869.
HEAD OFFICE,  MONTREAL.
 $3,900,000     Reserve Fund	
Capital.
���4,390,000
Unexcelled facilities for the transaction
of all kinds of Banking Business.
SPECIAL ATTENTION given to the
javlnga 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 six days s week oy the
CANADIAN  PUBLISHING COMPANY, LTD.
Baker St..  Nelson, B. C
BuDscrlption rates, 60 cents a month delivered
In the city, or 15.00 a year 11 sent by mall, when
paid In aiimnce.
Advertising rates on application.
All monies paid ln settlement of The Pally
Canadian accounts, either for subscriptions or
advertising, must be receipted for on the printed
o rms ol the Company, other receipts are not
valid.
Saturday,  March 7,  1908.
WAITING    FOR    DECISION.
Possibly the dcluy of the government
in replying to the request of those interested in lead mining in Kootenay for
a conUnuatlon of the bounty on that
product, is unavoidable. The delay and
consequent uncertainty is having a
most unfortuuafe effect not ouly upon
the Industry as established but upon
all negotiations looking to the development (if new properties.
There are, we understand, minor differences of opinion as to the conditions
on which such a subsidy should be
granted but there la absolute unanimity
as to the necessity of Its being rauted
If the operation of the big deposits of
low grade ore is to be premanently
possible.
The request, formulated first by some
or Uie owners and managers of silver-
lead mines, has been endorsed by tlie
Nelson board of trade, by the associated boards of trade of the Interior
of liritish Columbia, by the Conservative Association of Nelson, and last by
the members of the Canadian Mining
Institute In  annual meeting in  Ottawa.
It is true that when the bounty was
granted five years ago, the government,
or rather some of the members, wished
it to bo understood that the assistance
was only temporary. The applicants for
the bounty, however, declined to accept
the condition or at least lo formally assent to It. They pointed out that tlie
conditions really Justified a protective
tariff. The American trust, protected
liy a high import duty, and with an absolute monopoly within the United
States, succeeds In keeping Its price 40
per cent higher than the London price.
They could have competed in the Canadian market with the home produce���
and practically rendered their operation Impossible.
At  that  time  the  Dominion  govern
ment was stPl in theory a "Free Trade"
administration, and could not consistently consider a proposal to impose a
new import duty. It was in recognition
of the fact that protection by tariff was
unattainable that the applicants submitted the alternative proposal for a
bounty. To this the ministers could find
no reason to object. It was conceded,
indeed it was obvious that the producers
of lead were bearing all the burdens of
protection .*nd receiving practically
none of its benefits. Their operations
were of benefit to the whole of Kootenay and Indirectly to Alberta, Saskatchewan und Manitoba, and without protection either by tariff or bounty their
operations  could  not  continue.
It Is true that of the total sum made
available for such assistance, $2,500,000,
a Utile less than a quarter has been
earned by the producers. The total
cost of tbe grant lo the Dominion
treasury for the Ave year period for
which II wus made, will be only a little
more than (800,000.   It might be argued
that as u stimuiu. to the mining Industry, the bounty bas been a disappointment. Hut it must be remembered
that Kootenay has had, and still hus,
many dilllcuities to contend with apart
from low prices and the competition of
highly protected rival producers. Without the bounty the lead mining Industry
would have disuppcurcd altogether. The
bounty has enabled it to survive and to
iiiiike steady and substantial, If somewhat slow, progress. The continuation
of lhat assistance is imperatively needed, and Its advocacy should not be neglected by any whose Interests are affected.
Crime's Steady Growth.
New York. March 7.���A wave of crime
is still  sweeping over Gotham   ln  spite
of all the "fadH and fancies" that  have
Certificate  of Improvements.
NOTIGB.
"April Fool" No. I Mineral Claim, situate
ln the Nelson Mining Division of West Kooteuav
District
When located: Between Ka��Ie and Handy
creeks, and about one half mile from tlie Poor-
man Mill.
'fake notice that 1, F C. Green, action as agent
forV, J��. BwedbarS, Free Miner's Certificate No.
H7471i, Inleiid. sixty days from the date hereof,
tn apply to tht Mining Recorder fom Certificate
of Improvements, for the purpose ol obtaining a
Crown Grant ot the above claim.
And further take notice that action under
secilon ?n, must be commenced before thelssu-
snee of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this Jul. day of January  A. I)., 1007.
T. C.GKF.KN,
Nolson. B. 0.
been added to New York's police force.
Recently the wealthy section of Fifth
avenue has been the centre of attack,
but in spite of extra precautions thefts
have been committed right under the
noses of policemen. The recent Innovations in the system have been the
plating of police dogs in some of the
ou'lying sections of Brooklyn and the
establishment of a language school for
detectives that might learn French, German or Italian. So far there have been
ten volimteeas who attend the language
school for an hour four times a week.
When they have learned their language
they will help out in Interpreting and
work on cases involving foreigners. The
suggestion of police dogs came from
Belgium, while the language school was
an idea that has been worked out in
Paris. Iu the meantime Gothamites are
locking up their silver and valuables
every night, for neither the language
school or the police dogs seem to afford them sufficient protection against
the plain ordinary burglar who opens
the back window with a jimmy, helps
himself and gets away unmolested.
John Burns Growing.
London, March 7.���The high position
that Johu Burns, president of the local
board, has assumed In the estimation
of the public is illustrated by the fact
that the Spectator, a most Conservative tive weekly newspaper, today suggests him for the highest post In the
cabinet, namely, the chancellor of the
exchequer, in the event of Mr. Asquith
becoming premier and finding it necessary  to  resign the  chancellorship.
CANADIAN
PACIFIC
RAILWAY
One-Way Colonist
Rates to Alberta and
British Colombia
From TORONTO
BRANTFORD
QUELPH
GALT
LONDON *46.05
KINGSTON 50.10
OTTAWA   51.40
OTTAWA via Chicago 52.45
MONTREAL   52.70
QUEBEC 56.00
ST. J0HN-M0NCT0N 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
o e. Mcpherson,      j. moe,
G. P.A.. Winnipeg. D P.A., Nelson
W. H. DEACON
C.P A . Nelson, B.C.
NOTICE.
Notice Is hereby given that the Great
West Railway Company will apply to
the Parliament of Canada, at the present session thereof, for an act amending
the said Company's Acta of Incorporation by striking out the names of those
persons who, by Sections 1 and 2 of
Chapter 1G7 of the Statutes of 1903, are
created incorporators and provisional
directors of the Company and Inserting
in lieu thereof the names of certain
other individuals as such incorporators
and provisional directors; changing the
head offloe of the Company from Nelson,
B. C, to Port Arthur, Ontario, and extending the respective times for the
commencement and completion of the
various lines of railway which the Company  Is empowered to construct.
Dated Ottawa, 31at .January, 1908.
CHRYSLER, BETHUNE & LARMOUTH
Solicitors for the Applicants.
1NOTIGE3.
'inui- notice thut Alfred Edward Watt*, of
WttttHtiiitK' Hrltlsb Columbia, lumberman, In
h nl- (o apply for permliiBion to lease tbe fol-
JovvltiK dem-ribed land, ultuatti near Procter on
the Miiiili shore of the went arm of Kootenay
l.nk<-  more particularly detierlbed at followi:
< '.Muni,ui ] tu- at the  northwest corner of Lot 4
of Lot Htm, Group l, Welt Kootenay DlMtrlet,
tht;nee Kiwi feet (8MB chalna) westerly along tbe
mum N shore line of the weat arm of Kootenay
l.iik-i' mill being the north boundary of Lot 4 of
I.dt ������"'I in tbe northwest coruer ot i-ot 4 ot ixji
-K>. t he nee ��2m fuet (:MtV> chalna) along tbe louth
���more lin�� of the went arm of Kootenay Lake and
being tlie north boundary of I��t Ifi ot Lot 30ft,
(Jroup 1, Weat Kootenay District; thence north
YXl feet (..' chalna); thence easterly 8960 feet
(60 00 chalna) and parallel with the aouth ahore
line of the weat arm of Kootenay Lake; thence
aouth 183 feet (2 chalna) to point of eammence-
itn-fit, aud containing 120 acrea, more or leal
liated Lb la 12th day of February, A. ft.. 1908.
A. E. WATT8.
Certificate  of Improvement!.
NOTICE.
"Ked Point," "Vernamo," "Greenwood Fractional," "����reenwood and Jack Pot Fractional"
Mineral Claims, situate in tbe Nelaon Mining
Division oT Weat Kootenay   (Mat Met.
Where located:���On Kagle Creek above the
I'oonnan Mine.
Taae notice that I, John McLaLchle, of the
''its ol Nelaon, acting aa agent for Joni. P. Swed-
herg, Kree Miner'* Certificate No B7478 and
oacar Johnion Kree Mluer'n Certificate No B82H'
intend sixty daya from the date hereof to ftp
nl)' tn the Mining Recorder for Certificates o
Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
Crown (Jran tit of tbe above claims.
And further take notice that action, under
Hcction '!7. muat be commenced before tbe is-
Miance of such Certificates of Improvements.
Tremont House
Knrooean and American Plan
Meals ��5 eta.   Booms from a. els. to II.
only White Heip Employed.
MALONK   &   TRBUILLU8
Baser St.. Nelson Proprlelors
Athabasca
Saloon,..
CORNER
BAKER AND
KOOTENAY
STREETS.
Most comfortable quarters      Nelson
Only the beat of Liquors and (.iKftrs.
BILLIARDS.
POOL.
MARTIN   IVEN8
JNO.   PHILBERT
Grand Central Hotel
Thoroughly renovated and refur-
nlihed. Rooms 50 cents upward. The
dining room is unexcelled In the city.
House heated throughout with hot
water.
���Dated this '/71h day .of September, A. U , 1907.
John mclatcSbix.
J. A. KRICKSON, Proprietor.
Telephone, 250.    Opposite Court  nous*
and Poatofflce. Nelson. B. C.
Queen's Hotel
Baiter Street, Nelson. B. C.
RATES S2 PER DAY
Large   and   Comfortable   Bedroom    and  First-
olaas Dining Room.
MRS. E. C. CLARKE,  Proprietress.
Bartlett   House
OEO. W. BART1.KTT,
Proprietor.
But DolIar-a-Day House in Nelson.
Tha Bar la the Finest.
White Help Only Employed
Josephine Bt.
Nelson, B. G.
Royal Hotel
MBS. WILLIAM ROUE UTS.;
raoraiaraass.
Rates fl and (1.60 a Day.
Special Rates to Regular Boarders
Corporation of the City of Nelson.
NOTICE.
The Board of Health of tbe City of
Nelson deem it advisable that as a
measure ot precaution all citizens shoulil
be vaccinated, and notice Is hereby
given to those desiring to be vaccinated
and who are not ln a position to incur
the expense thereof, tbat the Medical
Health Officer will be ln the Council
Chamber, City Hall, on Thursday, the
6th day of February, between the hours
of 4 and 5 o'clock p. in., and on each
succeeding week day as required at the
same time and place, for the purpose of
vaccinating thoso who may present
themselves.
W.  E. WASSON,
City Clerk.
February 6th, 1908.
TIMBER NOTICES.
elaon Land District, District of West Kootenay
Take notice that I, L- W Hbaver, intend to apply for a special licence to rut and curry away
timber from 640 acres of land : Commencing at
a post marked L..W. Shaver, northwest corner
thenee eighty chaios south, thence fin'ity
chains east, thence eighty chains north, thence
eighty chains west to place of beglnniUK, containing 640 acres, more or less, and east and adjacent to timber licence 160^4. and also south
and adjacent to timber licence No \Mi&, and aluo
south and adjacent to P. A. Shaver timber limit
No. 1.
Dated November 21st, 1007.
L. W. Hhavea, loeator,
A. Hackbtt, agent.
Nelson Land District.  District of West Kootenay
Take notice tbat I, Charles Dutcher, intend
to apply for a special timber licence, to cut and
carry away timber from 640 acres of land. Commencing at No. 1 post about 12 miles west of the
Kootenay river, on the north side of iHoumlary
creek' and north, aud adjacent to timber licenses
1M��J, and one mile north of the International
boundary line: commencing at a post marked
Charles Dutcher's southwest corner, thence 80
chains north, thence 80 chains east, thence HO
chains south, thence MO chains west to tbe place
of beginning, containing 640 acres, more or less.
located November lath. 1007.
Charles Dutch kb, locator.
No. 2. Commencing at a post marked Charles
Dutcher's aoutheast corner, thence HO chains
north, thence 60 chains west, thence HO chains
south, thence 80 chains east to the place of beginning, and west and adjacent to number one
Umber limit, and contulnlag 640 acres, more or
leu.
Located November 18th, 1907.
Charlm Dutchbk, Locator.
No. I. Commencing at a p t marked Charles
Dutcher's northwest corner and about IB miles
west of tbe Kootenay river on the north vide ot
Boundary creek and north and adjacent to timber llaenee 16660, theuce south 80 chains, theuce
east tw chains, thence north 8n chains, thence
west SO chains to the place of beginning, containing 640 acres, more or less.
Located November 18th, 1007.
chaiw.eh DpTCHRR, Locator.
Ne. 4. Commencing at a post marked Charles
Dutcher's northeast corner, thence south 80
chains, thence west 80 chains, tlienee north 80
chains, thence east 80 chains to the place of beginning, containing 640 acres, more or less.
Located November 18th, 1007.
Charles Dutchkr, Locator.
No. 6. commencing at a post market! Charles
Dutcher's southeast corner, theuce 80 chain*
north, thence 80 chains west, thence 80 chains,
south, thence 00 chalna eaat to the place uf beginning, containing 640 acres, more or less.
Located November 18th, 10o7.
Charles Ditcher, Locator.
No. 6. Commencing at a post marked Charles
Dutcher's southwest oorner, thence north w)
chains, thence east HO chains, thence south 80
chains, thence west 80 chains to tha place of bo*
(8rr
WATCH FOR   OUR  FRIDAY BARQAIN SALE
FRED IRVINE & CO.
Special Run Sale of New La-
���a��Jias^s��iiaslias��sr^sTasmis>a����������"s��sls��as^ss^s^s^s>��s^
ces, Embroideries and Muslins
These lines are now on sale at exceedingly low   prices.      A fine stock to
select from.
Embroideries from 5c to $1.50 per yard.
Laces from 25c per dozen up.
New Dress Muslins from 15c to 75c per yard.
FRED IRVINE & CO.
AGENTS BUTTERICK PATTERNS
BRITISH CANADIAN WOOD
PULP & PAPER CO., LTD.
313 Cordova Street. Vancouver, B. C.
We have established the townslte of Port Mellon on Howe Sound, 25 miles from VancouTer. and secured the water rights of Rainy Elver, which is capable of developing from 2000 to 5000 horse-power, for the location of our mammoth plant lor the manufacture of newspaper, building paper, wrapping paper, etc., tie
plant to have a capacity of 450 tons of finished' paper per week; tho company hope to have the pulp plant In
operation by Nov. 1, 1908. si^ * . ���
We now offer for aubscription the balance of our firat allotment of Preferred 8toek In blocka of 100
sharea  at  $1.00  per  share;   each  100 ahares entitled to a bonus of 25  ahare. of Preferred.
The preferred stock is entitled to a dividend of 7 per cent, commencing November 1 1908. The 7 per
cent, dividend Is due and payable before any dividend is paid upon the common stock. After 7 per cent hu
been paid upon preferred both st. cks thereafter participate equally. There Is no good reason why the prefer
red should not pay from 25 to 50 per cent, dividends.
The hooks of the corporation are open nt any time for the Inspection of the general public There Is no
watered stock no inflated values, no ground floor plan, or huge promoters' profits In the enterprise. Unlike
ino-t corporations, instead of allowing 15 to 25 per cent, for advertising and sale of stock the entire commission, literature, newt-paper advertising, brokerage, office expenses, etc., Is limited to 10 per cent
The public are cordially Invited to visit our demonstrating plant, 313 Cordova street and
the manufacture of pulp and paper front refuse material, such as slabs, discarded shingle bolts etc.
now   being  burnt   ut  tho  local mills.
witness
labs, discarded shingle  bolts, etc., that 1��
DIRECTORS:
Caplaln II. A. Mellon, J. P., American
I.loyils Agent, etc.
W. H. R. Collister, Manager Albion
Iron Works, Vancouver.
Francis .1. P. filbson, British Columbia Trust Corporation.
J. C. W. Stanley, former'y General
Manager West London Paper Mills,
London, England.
Col. T. H. Tracer, M.C.. Soc. (', B I'
L. S., D. I,. 8.. Con., Bag., former city
Engineer Of Vancouver.
Fred Smith, member of Smith,
Wright & Davidson, Wholesale I'aper
Co., Vancouver, n. C.
II. M. Iluirltt. Western Manager Cor-
ticlli Silk Co., Vancouver, I), c.
Kusluce H. Jenns, Ilnrrlstcr, etc., Vancouver, 11. C.
Geo. R. Cates, Cates Shipbuilding
Co.,  Vancouvor, n.  C.
Oreoly Kelts.formerly Oeneral Manager Pacific Coast Coda Co.
ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR STOCK  MUST   BE   MADE   DIRECT  TO
THE BRITISH COLUMBIA TRUST CORPORATION
VANCOUVER, B. C.
F-UlwL PROSPECTUS SEINT OiN APPLICATION
KlriulliK.   connlulUK <H0 hm-i, more or Iurb
1,'n iiti"l November lHth, 19ir7.
ciMKi.H- Dtmnm, Lotwtor.
Wettt KiKiti'ntty Land DtltTlOt. IMHtrlct of Went
Kooteijuy.
Take notice that I, *.<:. Jriihcii. of WpokUU.,
WaRli., occupation tlmtx>rmnn, Intend to apply
for a npeclal timber lleunce over the followliiK
dUOrlDH lan-In:
1 Commi'iiciiiK ��l a pout plaiiii>il u i the H. W,
corner, about 1 mtb' from Kvln JoIiunIoiih f | It
.'.<i. t'.t.i,. Mud ]">i- Mm'Hik placed on Mi.' liiLcm*-
tlomil boundary line, tnVDOfl north 40 rhaliip,
thenee tut 1*10 chaltiH, (hence south 40eh.ih,H,
thenee went DO rhalnri to point of coinniPiice-
inetit. contrilnlriK "��> hitch.
Dated Derfinber ;ird, 1907. J. ('. .Uvhkn
2. ComnienvliiR at a potd planted at the H W-
corner, about 10 chaltiH notth froui (he H. \\
corner of location No l., thenee norrli 4o chalnn,
thence cai110U chftlui, thencu aouth 40 chains,
thenee  went  160
 li
Com mi
"",��� I!.i..��.^'rr,!.:,,""";'.',::!,,vv^:"-
is- ut h post planted tit the h. w,
corner  Hlmiil  W  . I,.mi       north   from   tliu   H. w!
inT.'" ''' l";*'1""   ," ��i ��"���""���>  north -I".-!,,, lis,
in.ii   ...o i,  ,"','1'."1"" "' point of fwmm.no.'
mint, rnntalnlnii s��iiacres. .1 (;. Iasssn.
,..,V.,.,'.l""'i""'n"'."'< "' " I"'"1 Planted at u>" h. W.
-In'.,?""" '" '..'"""" ",,rl" from thou w
.... .",'?""!' N" :l- ft.no. north 40ohalns,
i-no. i'hsi lrsi chains, th.no. south to ohalns
....hi".I?1, "" ''"��'"��'�� point of oommonoe-
llU-Ilt, l-onilllnlliK WOuiTI-S. J. (J. J.NSBK.
ii   ' ..inn .'I, ,.,,���.,,, ��� ,���,.., planted at in. I w.
iiirni-r, a Doll 140 rhiilns  u    from   tliu   H.   W.
���'���irii.T ol location No -I, tliiiiii'ti north 411 i luil in-.
i.���in,, tut IMninths, Ihanoa south ��o ohalns,
���nana,  wi'st Jmi  i-hnlns   to   point ill   i-olilliuuieu-
mi-iit, oonutnlni i>io ucrua.
lioeomliur in,, nun. j. o, Jansks.
��.   Commencing at a post planted at tho ��. W.
ths I-
cornor about 40 chains north  from "J'wul,
corner of location  No. 6, theneo norlli ���"',!,!, i
theaco cast loo chains, thonoo """'"'j.meD"''
thonco west 100 chains, to point of cr���""       t
ment, coutalliin. 040 acros. ,  ,.  i.sitf
Uocembor 4lh,,W 3  ��''        ,.
7. Oommenoing at a poat plantct! al U�� j0,
corner and adiolnlna tho N. K cornor m ��� ^
thence east 40 ohalns, thence """; im rbsit"'
thcncoe.st 40 chains, thence son " ,.���.jni ,
thonco west SO chains, thence ��0,rl'J jio srr*
to point of coinraenoement, contslonis flHre��.
llecemner 4th. w s ^
B. Commencing at a post plsinteij ��' "J^.i'erl! |
corner, ahout U of a mile In ��� '""',��� rl��''
iltaotlon from IBe south for* of ��*'"> ���,,����
anil about 7U miles from the m"'1.",' ine����t
south lot! chains, thence east 40 rli��i" ��� point
north 16(1 chains, thence west 40 onaii"
of commencement, containing aso ai-i�� i^ol,
PeccmbarSlh, 1IK17. ���' ���' " The Daily Canadian
ii
THE ORCHARD OF THE EMPIRE"
DIRECT FROn OWNER TO BUYER
exulitiK iinoa oYSnipSS! ��W""rH ��f ��'""1 fn"1 "'"" '" "'" K""^y �����*�����. Britten Column.*, on direct
THEHEARTOFTHEFRUIT DISTRICT
at FoHthall Valley    Arrow Lake.
at INnkuRp    Arrow Lake.
at The Narrows    Arrow Lake,
at Wliatshan  Lake    Arrow Lake.
at rinnamoi) (.'reck    Arrow Lake.
at Midland Creek    Arrow Lake,
at. Van Houteti Crock    Arrow Lake.
at Hutchinson Creek Arrow Lake.
at Bowman  Creek Arrow Lake.
at Utile  Deer  Park Arrow Lake
at  Brooklyn    Arrow Lake.
above have splendid lake frontage.
between Salmo and Brie on CJ. N. Ry.
4 miles nortli of Fruitvale on  G.  N.  Ry.
2 miles north of Frultvale on G. N\ Ry.
5X20
Acres
1291
Aerea
14M
A^res
21411
Acres
1��0
Acres
yon
Acres
in i
Acres
120
Acres
806
AcreB
899
Acres
6G7
Acres
All of the
860
Acres
573
Acres
223
Acres
The three tracts laat named  are 40 miles aouth  of Nelson  in  the famous   Frultvale  district.
AND TEN ACRE ORCHARD TRACTS
At  Frultvale  and on the  Arrow   Lakes with  all  the  conveniences  and comforts of civilization-.
School, Post Office, Stores, etc.
Soil, Location, Prices and Terms cannot be beaten.
Plans, Maps, Blue Prints, Prices, Etc., on Application.
Please specify tract when writing for  information.
Kootenay Orchard Association
Nelson
British Columbia
���ii am not dine on FROG LBGS every day.    We furnish the
Staples
keef,   Pork,    Mutton  and Veal
Also
Hams. Bacon and hard
With all varieties of
Fresh and Smoked Fish
in the market
Mincemeat of Finest Quality iu glass aud wood.
P. Burns & Co., Ltd.
sin, Rossland     1NEUSOIN,  B. C- Boundary
LAND NOTICES.
I I'Uirict.  District ol Weit Kootonay
M  UiHt   Harry   Bird, ol Nelion, OOOtl-
ealata atccm.  latMMS  to  apply for
i" i' if-iiHs,- tht> (oiiowiiiK assented
ix-ing   at a   jkwi  planted   at   it.
itium-ing  at a  poat plauted  at  tht:
|Ui.'��m   L-orasr   of   Lot   373,   theuce runnlUK
taint,  theuce WrflU chatun,  thence
|h J'l-liaiii*. more or lew, to the  northerly
<>(   Ixil  873.   theuce  follow-in*   north
Lot  BM  to   point ol  commencement
: 10 aCTSS. more or leitn.
i i nary 1MB, 1WH. ICasrv BlRI��,
V.C    URRKN, AtCCllt
on Land Dlnlrlcl.   Dmtrict nl Weat Kootenay
K>ll e  that Kretl. J. Hammotm,  aKeut   tor
1 sinner, ol   Nelaon,  occupation   watch-
<vr, itttrn.is t��i Miaply   lor  permtmlon io pur-
ttt the lullowlllf tteacrlbed land*.: OomUlStl-
��t �� |��i*t >U tiled about 2}^ miles eaal ol
���a creek, iheuce 40 chaiui in an euuterly
ptlon, ihenee 'JO chalna ��outh, thence *u
Bn* in it woatsrly direction, thence90 abAlU
I i<> tlie point Ol coiumencoment.couialuli.K
r'rf*- more or lent.
P-'-'l Nt.v   Jtith, 11*07.
KltRl'KI. K    lOHN TaNKRR,
V, J. Hammon*, Agent.
'"ii Land IMhlrlct.   Ulllrlct oi Went Konieiiny
notice Unit   Fred J.  Hammoiu,  ���(���Al IOf
Inunni, ���>( I'roctor, iM-cupatlull rancher.
'"'" tn apply lor permtiilou to purcha*.�� the
'RliiiC dcHcrlboil landu: CominencliiK at a
i ���'��� .��tit'in l'a tn Hen until uf WUkuU creek.
"��� lonthweat 30 ihHtnn, theuce north wont U
"-.I in-in-,. iHirtheHnt .ft) chain*, tl.ei.ru hunt It
*'t'liaiiiti lu Hie the point ol eoniniunceinenl
*��!'|>K w seres, more or le-m.
���t*-'! Nur.atab, i��i7.
AHiIIIHAI.H   AMlKKHON   llAl.LASIt,
Agent K   J   Hahmunb.
i"�� Uii.i DlitrlOti   iMJUrid ol Vfomt Kootenay
���*<' Until.- that W. A. Iliidaon, lluiDer rrulner,
Rl't'fcaiii',  BpokSDS county, Wanhlniclon, one
nited Stales ol America, inleluU to apply
"1��'�� mi  timber   liceniie  ovor  the following
j'"''! I Kin In:   Commencing at a posl marked
��� Plauted on the north bank of i;orn creek,
1 JQucUoq of   the Morn fork of Corn creek
YJ* Bialn  Mrenin,  about   live   mllen   lu a
"�� direction from oonflttttMM oi isld Corn
,,!l tl'f Kootenay river;  theuce tuirth 4(>
���. llierjoe went   160 uhaliiHi theuce noiiUi ���*<>
���  Uieuce eaai,   16o chaluH lo point of Pom-
imnt  containing 64U Sorsi mure or lean.
Ttaaii?? H,IJ,,||,M umber  limit  No. 7  on the
... "i timber limit   No. 8 on the ���uuth, as lo-
"J DBS.
��lL>d Nitvfinber7, 1907.
ii,i,.k.  , William A. Hudson, LoQAtOTi
Pui ��*,.,, ,iy j.|Un(.k 0  Bhlli()
���ft'iln"'.'1 MI"1 "'Kiiod by the wllhiu named W
* ' *"i "ii tbe39th day of November, A I).
Uliiiiii mu ,it Hpokrtnu, Hpokano lioiintv,
r l"Kwm,onao! the United BUWSOl America.
PATRICK 0.  SlMNK.
|t rlut,   Omirict oi Wch! Kooleuay
U Vl^^n,\U',' 1,IHt JtsbnliB Tierce, f BtraatibtirK,
lwtini.i.1 �� r��ri*" woman, lutemlH to apply
���ed li,���.. ^�� purchase the following asi-
1 oinineuclng al a pnM| plauled at
i.am) ii,'""1 ��r tho north buundary of Uit
' OttftNt'I' u*\ b��u��d*ry 01 Lot No. 818G,
i��riii.r' J .lilIli' m��re or lesa, to the north
"lintt.'i.-i" ,l"��"��r Limit No. 7071, theneo
a . "ftttiM, ihoncu weit 20 ehalm, more or
1,1,1 "'de o( WhiitHhau lake, thetioe
""' In a douthorlv end westerly
' otnuiiH, more or less to the Inter
'- loliirvii M *' '��ul,��c sW ehaltis, more or
'"ol ..;,,,, l'rtN,,,rly buuiHlary of Lot BUS W
l(lli(   " miiMMtceinont.
"�� orioher,1007.       Ihaiikixa 1'isncs,
F. <i. i-Aii.jt-ikii, *goni.
I ike n'T.' n""r1"1- Dlatrlotol West Kuuteuuy
'iilu.H !uo ,ll,lt Alexander J. MeCool, of
LltL'i,nnMi;;��� ��,cuP��Won clerk, Intends to apply
b��Uaud. n �� l"ire*��Mo tbe following (leu.
"uutberi. ,,,"l,;u��*'lnK at a post nliililed ou
",tr'i boundary ol 1). C Soutberu Kail-
<��tli-
way rtgtiidl wav, about one and a half intlea
westerly from tbe northwest corner of lol SUSS,
group I, Kooteuay, thence buutb HU chains,
thenee east 80 ehalns. thence north ho chains to
Niuitherti boundary of said rtght-of-wa., thence
wesl HuchnliiH along Mid atom hern boundary lo
1-ilni of comtneucemettl, and coutaiuiug 600
acrea, more or less
Dated  November Oth. 1907
A1.IC.1ANI.KR J    MfCOOL.
Nelson 1 "iii District I>*��trici ol Wott Kootenay
'lake notice lhat V. P, htjrden, acting ftS agent
for J. 11 Burden, of I'oklok, N it. oceinmtiou
mechanic, Intends to apply for |tcriui."sion to
purchase the lollowing described lands: Com-
inenciug at a jmst pUuted on the CMslerly stiore
of Arrow lake and ahuiil 10 chains north Ol Lbs
N. K. oomar Ol lot BlftB, thence east BO chains,
them-c north 41) chain*-, morSorlSSS, to the lake
lbOiS)| l heme south westerly ahutg the lake shore
tO (he point of coniniriieenienl. and cotiiaining
BDSOreS) more or Ion
1 a ted NOYOmtaf "*th, 1901   JAMajS II   Ri'RI'KN,
F. V    HuHim.N, Agent.
Nclsiin Land District. District of West Koolcnav
'lake uoilce that Jolin James Cameron, of
Ferule, lirltisii ruin in hia, occnpalion con tractor. Intends to apply lor permission to
purchase tho following des rtbeil Und: rum-
nicNclng at a pout planted on the southern
boundary ol the H: U. Huuthcrn right of,.ay
about 40i'liiiliis wchlerlv fmiu Ihe IN, W corner
ol tot BMS, group 1, Kootenay, Iheuce south i'<0
chains. thSOOS cast M chalnV. thenitf north 60
chains to the HtiiitiuTli bouiulary ol thr said
right u( way, UleDOB westerly along said south
iTii taiiiudary of right of-way to the point
iiiinuieiieement, ami eontiiimiig Uli> acres, more
or less
Daled November 9lb( 1907.
J. UN  JAMKS I'AMKItnN.
Nelson Land Dininct. District ol West Kootenay
Tn ke notice thai John Htilell. of Needles. H ('.,
oci-upatloii rancher. Inleuds lo apply lot ja-r-
mission to purchase the lollowing described
laud; Commencing at a post planted al lite
northwest corner ol lx��l 78WI. theuce west 40
chains, theuce soulh M chains, ihenee cast 40
chains, Ihrnee north m chains to Ihe point of
i-oinnu'iicetiieut, and coiilaiulng HO acres, more
or less
i a led 18th October, 1007. JamRh Sh ikll,
K. ((. FaPQPUR, Agent.
Nelson Lain! DlHtrlet    Dislrict ol West Kootonay
lake notice that Angus  Mctiill, ol the Cily ol
Nelson, occupation h reman, Intend* lo apply for
psrmlsmon ti pnrobsss the following dtsorited
lands:    (.'omincticiug  at  a   post  plnntcd   at   thti
>. W.  corner  L   ('.   Morrison's  raf.eh,  in   Kir
alley, tin nee   north   forty   (40)  chains,   thene
iif-t   lo-ty   (40)  chains,   llteinc   soulh ity  (40
alus, thence west lorty (40)  .1 ������ in*- oltn o
in in. in ��� mi nt ,    iitid  i oiiiHiutiiK   one huntlred
d slxtv (UiO) aetcs, mote or less.
Died Heple.nher 2nd,  1907.        ANut's   McOllL
Nelson Land District.   Dislrlctof West Kootenay
Take uotlce that   Hugo Cars tens, of Winnipeg,
Mau.    occuratlon   publisher,   Intends  to   apply
lor   pet mi:   ton   to   purchase Ihe   following  dr-
���OrlDM hind :
t'omuieiiclug at  a jiost planted  on   the west
oundary of I.  iSftt, (1. 1, (about B miles Intm Arrow Lake, on   Mtts(|tiilo  Creek) and '21   chains "A
links south of  theN.W.C. of  tiald   lot, running
Ihenee   wesl fit) chains, llioitee  Nouth   HO  chains,
ihenee easl K0 chains, theuce north K0  chains to
place of commencement, containing 040 acres,
more or lew.
f itAHl.KH Marshall,
Agent for Hugo I'arKtoim.
Dated -ill December 1907.
Nelson Land Dlitrlet.   Diotrict ot Weat Kootenay.
Take notice that Tina Bergman, of Altona,
Mau , occupation wife of 0. Bergman, farmer,
Altona, Man , intend.-, to apply for permission lo
purchase tbe following described land:
Commencing at a post planted at the N. K. C
of Hugo Carslens' application to purchaae and
running theuce west 80 chalna thence north 80
chains, theuce eaat 40 chains, thence south a
chalna ?�� links, thence east 40 cttalns, thence
south 71 chains 7b links to point ol commencement, containing 607 acres more or leas.
Charles Marshall,
Agent   for  Una  Bergman.
Dated -��� * December 1907.
West Kootenay Lend District. District of Goat
River.
Take notice that 1, George A. Hunt, of Kit.
ebener, occupation timherman, intend to
apply for permission to purchase tbe
following described land: Commencing at a
post planted about 40 claim, west ul Thompson
marked N. W. corner, thence south 10 SK chains
Iheuce east 44.67 chains, thence north 31.45
chains, theuce west along B. C. Southern Hallway to place of commencement, containing 98,18
acres
Daled Januarv 8th, 1908.       (;eorse H. Hint
Nelson Land District. District of West Kootenay
Take notice that 1, Frederick Adle of Waneta.
fl. C, occupation merchant, intend to apply for
permission to purchase the following described
laud: ConimtmriUK at a post planted about 10
chains west of tbe N K. en tier of lot w.i.'. tbence
north A> chains, theuce eaat HO chains, thence
south a�� chains, theuce west 80 chains to point
of commencement, containing 100 acres, more or
less.
Dated January 21st, 1908.       Freosrick Adik.
LAND   ACT.
Nelson Laud District.   District of West Kootenay
Take notice that Marion Isabella Crease, of the
City of Nelson, in tbe Province of British Columbia, occupation  spinster.  Intends  to apply  for
permission to purchase the loUowlng descilbed
land:    Commencing  at  a  poal   planted   at   the
higii water mark of the Salmon  river   distant
about   It  miles  in   a  southerly  direction   from
Malmo. B  Oh thence north 40 chains, thence east
40 chains, thence south 40 chains, more  or  leas.
to the high  water mark   of the Salmon   river,
thenee west 40 chains,   more or less,   aloug  said
|  high water mark lo the point of commencement,
and containing 160 acres, more or leas.
Located ��>n the 1st day of February, 1908.
Dated 10th February. 1008
Marion Isabella Crease,
Kdwarp Manly Peters, Agent.
LAND ACT.
Nelson Land Dlatrlct. District of West Kootenay
Take notice that James William dallaghcr, of
the City of Nelson, lu the Province of llritish
i olumlda, occupation merchant. Intends to apply lor pcrml'Sion to purchase the following
dtacribed land : Commencing at a post pianUd
at the high waler mark of the Halmon river distant auout i.' miles, ut a southerly direction from
.-��alino, B. 0.| theuce north 40 chains, theuce
wesl 40 chains, thence south 40 chalus, more or
less, to the high water mark of the Salmon river,
thence easl in chains, more or less, along the
said blah water mark to the place oi beginning,
containing 16a acres, more or leas.
located on the 1st day of February, 1908.
Dated 14th February, 1908.
James William Gallagher,
Kdwaro Manlev Peters, Agent.
Nelson Land District.   District or West Kootena
Take notice thut I John Arthur Scott, of Mono
Centre, Ont , occupation farmer, intend lo apply for permission lo purchase the following described land at the mouth of Summit creek :
Commencing al a posl plauled at the southeast corner of lot 878V marked N. K , thence
south 40 chains, theuce west -ii chains, thence
nortli 40 chains, Ihenee east 'Al chains to place of
commencement containing 80 acres.
John ArthurBOOTTj
W. J.Scott, Agent.
Dated Feb. 18lh, 1908
Nelson Land District District or West Kootenay.
lake not fee Llmt LcvHo'orge Payne, or Needles,
B. C, occupation rancher, Intends to apply fur
permission lo purchase the following described
lauds- Commencing at a post planted about 16
chains wesl of WhtilshiMi creek and 88.014 chains
south of the SOUthweil corner of Lol HO' 8f��48
running thence tiorlh 80 ihalns, ihenee weal 80
chains, thence south IBIM chalna, thence east
22 f��HH chains, thence south 07 MS chains, thence
.,7.419 chains easl lo poiut ol commencement,
containing 481 aires, now surveyed as lot 8185.
Dated Bth Janunry, 1908. Levi Ueuiwk Payne.
Nelson Land District. Dislrict ol West Kooteuay
Take nollco that 1 Christie Scott, of Mono
C.mier, OnL .occupation married woman, intend
to apply (or permission to purchase the following described tand near Summit creek:
Commencing at a post planted at the southeast coruer of lot 8780 marked B. W , ihenee
north 20 chains, thenee east '20 chains, thence
south 80 chalus, theuce weat w chains to place
of commencement containing 40 acres
Christie Scott,
W. J. Bcott, Agent.
Dated Feb 18, 1908.
(NOTIGEU
In Ihe matter of an application for the issue ol
a duplicate Certificate ol Title lor lota 4, 6, 9, 11,
19, .'.., and B2, ol lot 891, Group One, ln the
District of Kootenay (Map898)
Notice Is hereby glwu that It Is my Intention
to Issue at Ihe expiration ol one month after the
first publication hereof adupllcate nf the Cor*
tirit.it. o| i nle for the above mentioned lots ln
the name of Kichard llelinc, which Certificate nf
Title Is dated the -Mi 11 day of November, 1900,
and  numbered ftSIOA.
Land Keglatry Office, Nelson, B. C. January
17th, 1908.
������H. F. MacLeod,"
District Registrar.
"NOT BY BREAD ALONE"
The   Meaning   and   Purpose   of   Lenten
Abstinence   and   Devotion���
Church Services.
Tomorrow will be tbe first Sunday in
Lent. No holy tfaya occur during the
following week. The gospel for the day
is St. Matthew's account of the Tasting and temptation of Christ in the
wilderness. Where the evangelist learned the story, whether from the lips of
Chiist Himself, or others, is not told.
If told by Christ Himself, it Is still not
revealed how much Is recital of fact
and how much is allegory. But it is
certain that Christ withdrew for a
Hpace from the life of the world around
Him, and retired Into solitude to fast
and pray and commune with His Fa-
institution of Lent preserved ever since
by the church as a special season of
self-denial   and   devotion.
The childish forms that Lenten observance sometimes takes, of abstinence from unregarded trifles, of refraining from public gaiety while pursuing
frivolous pleasures in private, may provoke a smile, but yet they involve a
conception and an Interpretation of life
and duty which are peculiar to Christianity.
The Christian ideal is a life of which
no hour is wasted or misspent but all
devoted to praise of and communion
with God. It differs little from the
highest Greek conception, Aristotle's,
that the only purpose of labor was to secure the means for contemplation of
the nature of God.
But the Imperfections of social and
industrial organization render that idea)
unattainable by all but a few. Too much
of modern living is perforce spent in
struggle for the means. The tenseness
of that struggle Is relieved by the pleasures of social intercourse ln which
ther. Upon that fact Is founded the
quiet contemplation finds little place.
In Advent and in Lent the church
calls on its members to gorego such
pleasures���si nee they cannot forego
their labors���to set apart a little time
for the meditation for which life leaves
so little leisure. The abstinence from
pleasures is not enjoined with the view
of mortifying the flesh to purify the
spirit but partly as a discipline to desire and partly as a means to secure
time for devotion and communion with
God, upon which spiritual life depends,
Tenders Wanted for the Purchase of a
Mineral Claim.
Tenders address to tbe undersigned, at his
office, in the Court House, ln the City of Nelson,
will l��e received up till the h tir nf 5 o'clock ill
the afternoon, of Friday. February '28th, 1908,
for the purchase of the " Kden " Mineral
Halm, Lot 11/7, Group 1, Kootenay District,
whlcb waa declared to be forfeited to tbe Crown
at tbe tax sale held on tbe 7th day of December,
19"4. for delinquent taxes and costs.
The upset price upon tbe said Mineral Claim,
which includes the amount of delinquent taxes
and costs at the time of forfeiture, with interest,
taxes which have since accrued, costs ol advertising, and fee for Crown Wrant (Itt.OO) Is *13....W.
which is the leaataniouut that will be considered
as a tender
Kacb tender must be accompanied by an
accepted cheque for the full amount oi the tender, payable to tbe order of the Deputy Commissioner ol Lands and Works, at Victoria, B. C.
at par
Dated at Nelson, B C.. this Soth day of January,
1908 HARRY  WRK1HT,
Government Agent.
JAMES DUNHMCIR,
Lieutenant Governor.
CANADA.
PROVINCE OK BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Edward the Seventh, by the Grace of God, of the
United  Kingdom otQtmt Britain, and  Ire-
laud, and the British Dominions beyond the
Beas King,  Defender ol  the  Faith, Emperor
of India.
To all to whom these presents shall come,���
Greeting.
A PROCLAMATION.
W. J. Bowser, Attorney General
Wbereas by Section 6 of the "Game Protection
Ant, 1808," as re-enacted by Section 19 of tbe
"Game Protection At, Amendment Act, 1006,"
It is enacted that it sball be lawful for the Lieu-
tanant-Goveruor tn Council, by Proclamation to
be published in two successive iHsiies of the British Columbia Gazette, to declare a close season
for geese lu any part of the Province lor anr
period of time, and
Whereas our said f.ieuienaut-Goverunr, by and
with the advice of his Executive Council, has
been pleased to direct, by an Order ln Council
in tbat behalt.a close season for geese within
tbe County of Kootenay, until and iucludl.ig
the :SM fi��y of August, one thouiiand nine hundred and eigbt-
Now Know Ye therefore, that ln pursuance
tin;,.',;: we do hereby proclaim a close season
for geeae within the County of Kootenay, until
and including the ttist day of August, one thousand nine hundred and eight.
In testimony whereof, we have caused these
our letters to be made patent aud the Great Heal
of the Province to be hereunto alllxed.
Witness, His Honor James bunsmuir. Lieutenant Governor of our said Province of British
Columbia, ln our City of Victoria, In our said
Province, this 19th day of February, in the year
of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and
eight, and in the eighth year of our reign.
By command,
HENRY ESSON  YOUNG,
Provincial Secretary.
as expressed in Christ's reply: "Man
shall  not live by bread alone."
The following services are announced
for the city churches for tomorrow:
Church of England���St. Saviour's,
corner Ward and Silica Sts., First Sunday In Lent, holy communion, 8 a. m.;
morning prayer and llntany, 11 a. m.;
Sunday School, 2.30 p. m.; evensong,
7.30 p. m.    Rev. F. H. Graham, pastor.
Roman Catholic���Church of Mary Immaculate, corner of Ward and Mill
streets; Low mass, 8 a. m.; high mass,
10:30 a. m; evening service, 7:30 p. in.
Rev. Father Althoff, priest
Presbyterian Church���St. Paul's, corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets;
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
Josephine streets; 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 street, west of Josephine: Special
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.
MURDERED HIS FRIEND
Leo C. Thurman Wanted in Norfolk, Va..
Caught  in  Vancouver,  Will   Hang
Next  Friday.
Norfolk, Va., March 7.���Unless Governor Swanson Interferes with the sentence, which Is not considered likely,
tomorrow will be the last Sunday on
earth for Leo C. Thurman, who is
to be hanged here next Friday for the
JOB PRINTING
THE DAILY CANADIAN
Is now ready to execute  all
orders for Job Printing- on
shortest notice.
The Job Department is up-to-
date in every respect and a
full.line of stationery will be
kept in stock.
All orders entrusted to our
care will receive prompt and
careful attention.
THE DALY CANADIAN
3(4 Baker St.
Tel. 324.
Lots   in   Addition "A"
We are agents for most of the lots
In the above addition, being agents for
F. C. Innis, Coats & Co., and the Nelson
Electric Tramway Co.
For full particulars as to prices,
terms, etc., apply to
H.   &   DA.   BIRD
One of
The Best
In Fruit Lands now offering. 157 acrea
of choice land situated on Howser Lake.
$20.00 per acre, easily cleared.. Must be
sold at once.
For   full   particulars   apply
PROCTER & BLACKWOOD
AGENT NELSON  CITY  LAND & IMPROVEMENT CO.
If you want Good Land
BUY at ROBSON
McDermid & McHardy
NELSON, B^C
BU Y AN ORCHARD HOME
Tou ca    buy a 1" acre Fruit Ranch lo  the best fruit growing district
ln  Br!   sh  Columbia  by  paying $10 dollars down and $10 per month.
Even : d an investment this Is worth consideration.
Fruit   .and has trebled in value within the year.   What will It do next
year?
J.  E.  A1N1NABUE,
WARD STBBtTT
INBL.SON
���^*<f^aarma^lastTm^
A.G. LAMBERT & GO.
^^eSe^^ . Lumber, Shingles*
Lath, Mouldings, Doors, Window-s^
Turned Work and Brae Beets. Mail Orders promptly attended
VERNOIN STREET   -   -   .    rVHI.SOIV. B. C    *
murder of his roommate, Walter P. Dol-
sen, more than two years ago. The
convicted man, who is not yet thirty
years old, seems resigned to his fate
and is said to have made a full confession  of his  crime.
Both tho murderer and his victim
were marines iu the United States service and had been discharged a short
time previous to the crime. The two
young men became friends and together they secured lodgings in an
East Main street lodging-house In this
city. Thurman wus practically penniless, while Dolsen had about $400,
which he had saved from his pay in the
marine  corps.
While Dolsen slept one night Thurman chopped the defenceless man to
pieces with an axe, robbed him, packed the body in a trunk and tied a ta^
on It ready for shipment to Kden tun.
IN*. C. The crime was discovered almost immediatily, but not before Thurman had eluded the police and left
the city. lie went south, and after
wandering across the continent, he finally located in Vancouver, B. C,
where he was captured. The passing of
bad checks, which was an old practice
of his. proved his uudoing. He was
arrested as a result of a check transaction, and when taken to police
headquarters in Vancouver a detective
with a good memory for faces recognized in the prisoner the man who was
Wanted In this city for murder. Thur-
mnn, after tho murder of Dolsen. had
travelled under the name of Gould. The
pjlice of this city verified the description of the prisoner, and a hat which
he wore bearing the name of a Norfolk hatter completed the identification.
Detectives of the Norfolk department
were at once sent to British Columbia
to bring back the prisoner. A trip of
six days across the continent and   the
notice.
Cancellation of Reserve.
Notice is hereby given that the reserv. over
oertaui Islicfs )n Houth-Kasi Kootenay, notice ol
which aiiyeHre.L In tne Nrltlsu Columhin ' .uzetic
of tht114th Ol AiiKust, 1890 and bore ilnte ot Au-
K*u*l   I2ib. lH9o, Is h' ryby curdled      The sbjve
 iri ..nl lands will be open for locationuutler
the I 'ill'! Act on March BO, 1!K>8.
ROBT A. RENWICK.
l>|>piitv OotnmlMloner Oi Lands ami Works
Lands ii nil Works l>epurluiellt,
Victoria, li. Oh Ueuembur lutU, 11W7.
Kootenay   Lake   General   Hoapital   Society���Notice of Annual
Meeting.
In accordance with the bylaws of the
society, the annual general meeting will
be held In the court house on Tuesday,
March 10th, at 3 p. m.
Membership Conditions���All annual
subscribers to the sum of $10 are members of the society elegible to take part
In the election of direc��ols Tor the ensuing year, and ln case of Illness aro
entitled to free treatment ln the hospital.
GEORGE  JOHNSTONE,
Secretary.
W.    a.    GIL.LETT
Contruvtor MrscS
Uulldatt-. W
rtole .gent for the forto Kleo Lumber Co., Ltd.,
retail ynrds. Hough and dress��d lumber, turned
work HUd brackets, loast lath aud shingles, sash
.ud doors. Cement, brick and lime for sal.
vutomatic grinder.
Yard and fttdnry: Vernon St.. east of Hall
M-:i,8t>N,  li. a.
P. "   Bnxat! "-��� ������>>. "i" 177
���iiuch-liutued man was landed behind
prison bars, almost two years after the
murder had been committed.
A speedy trial with a verdict of murder ln tho ttrst degree and the last
cliaptor in a career that was punctuated by many misdeeds was completed.
Thttrtnun was never placed on the
stand. His attorneys argued that It
Thurman killed Dolsen ho was insane
at the time. There was not a witness
for the defense, except to prove that,
i'liurman had been partly insane at
ilnies.
Thurman was born at West Point,
Ky., and in his youth was a newsboy
in Cincinnati and several other Ohio
cities. Prior to ehlistlng In the marine
��� cups he had been in several scrapes
"f a moio or less serious nature. After
his arrest on the murder charge his
family gave him what aid they could.
A brothel ���auie from Kentucky, and a
lawyer came with h'm to assist tn the
defense. It did not take the jury but
a few minutes, however, to arrive at
a verdict of guilty. The first trial
took place last summer, and Thurman
was sentenced to hanf the latter part
of Septoraher. An appeal to the supreme court resulted In a stay. The
higher court declined to Interfere ln
ihe case, whereupon the young man
wus sentenced to pay the death penalty on Friday, the thirteenth day of
March.
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���:��� i Tne Daily Canadian
NEW DESIGNS
IN JEWELRY
FOR    1908.
We are busy on them now. Rings and
Brooches  are   particularly   attractive.
Have you seen our Monogram Combs?
We have them to order for $2.50.
J. O. PATENAUDE
MA.M'I'AOTt'UINO
JBWBLUBR...
Watchmaker and Optician
MEAGHER'S
Mid-Winter
Clearing
Sale
Bargains in| all lines
of Dry Goods, Millinery  and  Ladies'
Ready-to-Wear
Clothing.
MEAGHER & CO.
Btty Now
We have a Good Selection of
Cheap Houses from $750 to
$J500. Let us show you
them. Some extra snaps for
investment or for a home.
WOLVEKTON&Co
B'.KER   8T.
'*Ar>s>����VlrV*r
WANTED
���AT THE���
Queen Cigar Store
SOO   jMEIN   to   buy
Cigars and pipes.
Cigars must   be   smoked
on the street.
BUSH *. MATT HEW, Props.
ASK FOR
BLUE
RIBBOIN
TEA
Rich,   Strong  and   Delicious
SEE OUR WINDOW
I. A. IRVING & CO.
Telephone 161.
HOUSTON BLOCK.
C\. sw-
Corner of Stanley and Victoria Sts.
Two Blocks from Depot.
A. P. Stephenson, Fruitvale; J. W.
Carmen and wife. G. Inks, Miss H.
Hone, Miss N. Hone, Winnipeg; W. A.
Crone, Toronto.
r*U
Cor,    Vsmon and Ward   Street:..
.���VBUSOIN..    B.O,
G. S. Sbowgan, New York; G. Thomas,
New Port; E. Wilson, Cranbrook; Y. S.
Bheppard, Calgary; Mrs. C. H. Bottle,
Procter; W. A. Itoss, Seattle; W.J. Hol-
loway, W. B. Addison, T. A. Qerb, T. A.
Gage. Ii. C. Gage, Winnipeg: W. Benson,
Hamilton; J. H. UirruinKham, T. W.
Daw.son, 11. Mushham, Toronto.
GRAND   CENTRAL.
J. B. Sargent, New Westminster; A.
Thompson, Sandon; W. Lyon. T. State,
St. John; W. Vincent, Erickson; J. R.
Brown, J. T. Woodcock, St. Johns; F.
Scott, Erie; F. M. Grant, H. F. McCaslin
F. McArthur, Salmo; F. W. Lindsay,
Vernon; W. B. Williams, Fruitvale; T.
Worthre. J. Pyne, Fire Valley; A. Mance
Grand Forks.
QUEENS.
B. V. Colchester, Kokanee; C. B.
Blakelock, Harrop; G. K. Wark, T. A.
Moore, Toronto; W. J. MoBean, Moose
Jaw; W. M. Rochester, Winnipeg; A. H.
Winlaw", Winlaw; G. I.indon, Salmo; A.
eddie. Granite City; A. L. Whlteville,
Revelstoke.
TRE.MONT.
D. Henderson, Calgary; L. McDougall.
F. McRae, Winlaw; E. Reddy, R. Mc-
Eachern, Revelstoke; .1. M. Morgan.
England; E. E. Owens, Michigan; T.
Flannagan. Ymir; W. Playg, Spokane;
J. Atkinson. Perry Siing.
ROYAL.
P.   Hughes,  C.  Robb,  Bonnington;   J..
MfKenna.     Slocan;     L   Roberts.  Vancouver;   J.  Purnav. J. Hannah, Shields.
BARTLETT.
D. Risby, Ymir; G. IJouglas. Rossland.
D. R. Wilton. R Grey, Slocan; A. McDonald, M   .Murray, Creston.
If yon want npholsterljiff  or oablnet
work for thi-* spring get it done now.
We have some choice quarter cut oak
and will build you a piece of furniture to
order at the price of factory goods Seo
us for second hand goods,
DEINT & CO.
Turner Beeton Block. 606 Vernon Street.
NELSON
THE SEMAPHORE BILLIARD
PARLOR AND CIGAR STORE
NOW OIUilN
Wo    have    one    Hitgllah   Millar, one
American   Billiard  and one   Pool  Table,
We carry tbe best lines of Cigars and
Tobaccos.
WANTED.
\\r ANTKH- Mrti mi'l woman 900k.fi who rnn
IT      hati'lUr 100 men, the  htKhent   waded  paid
Kii-i rti't.<U iiii |)!(iyiji<:nt, iniiHL )>t' r.i-' clttm- an
nnn�� other will flu. Apply at ones to Font Ofllco
Box ��17, Arrowhi-H'*., B  ('
FOR SALE.
1.iOR HALK at a liarKKln or ffttOftMlgfl for Vancouver properly an alrnonl   new, inntlern In
every   CUpftOt  13   roomed   re* i<l en re.    Pull bftM*
nit-iit u n ii lartftdra ni.itR.tjli- for billiard room,
I'p lo-dnl.1 Hlahle hiiiI r'arriage bODM Two nice
l-.tr in it,. fluent resident jworllon of Hpokaue.
The owimth iMiolnehK iiilerentH  have   heeil   tran��-
1 ferret! to the OOUt. For fitrtlier pRtli;iiInrn write
1*. O. Box LJB1, Vaneouver, B. 0,
WALL  PAPERS
We are now receiving our new stock of Wall Papers, Burlaps and Sanitary Pspera. Patterns and designs are entirely new and elegant. A half
hour with our sample books will be time well spent.
Canada Drug & Book Co'yt Ltd.
Nelson Gun Club.
The first gun  club shoot of the season is being held this afternoon.
Work on the Pavillion.
Work on hauling the pavilion  to Its
place   in   the   park   will   commence   ou
Monday.
New Tool  House.
Workmen are engaged in constructing a new tool house on the south side
of the city hall.
Metals  and  Stocks.
Silver gained another point on each
metal market today. There is no
change in Boundary copper stocks.
Papers Too Cheap.
Two of the daily papers of Vancouver
have raised the price of their publications owing to the great advance ln the
price of paper.
Rcbekaha.
A practice of the degree team of
Queen City lodge, Daughters of Re-
bekah. will be held in the lodge room
this evening at 8 o'clock.
Churchman's   Club.
There will be a lecture ln connection
with the Churchman's Club on Wednesday next, in the parish room, particulars of whleh will be given later.
R.  M.  R.  Dance.
The weekly dance at the armory last
night was att��nded and enjoyedTSy
about SO dancers. Before next Friday
formal invitation cards will be Issued.
May Build an Aerie.
A committee of the Fraternal Order
of Eagles are working on the proposition to build an Aerie on their property,
adjacent to the Queen's hotel, on Baker
street.
Chambers.
His Honor Judge P. E. WilBon heard
an unusually long list of motions and
applications in chambers this morning.
No county court cases were offered for
hearing.
Will  Resume Operations.
The Lamb-Watson Lumber company,
at Arrowhead, will resume operations
about the 15th. The Big Bend Lumber
company is making preparations for an
early  start.
R.  C.  Mission.
During Easter week two priests of the
Roman Catholic church will arrive in
Nelson to hold a mission. They will be
in the city several days and are both
noted speakers.
Writes Books.
Dave King, formerly publisher of the
Kootenaian, is now living In Seattle
and has developed Into a writer of
juvenile books. Dave posed as a poet
fo: a time, but will probably get along
better with  prose.
Fire Insurance
Insure your house and furniture In
THE   PIONEERS'   FIRE
INSURANCE COMP.\NY
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.
P. O. Box 534.
Australian
Butte*
40  Centa  per pound  brick.
For Sale at
Joy's Gash Grocery
Cor. Josephine and Mills Sts.
JOY WILL MEET YOU AT THE DOOR
Land
Houses
Lots
F. B. LYS
Real Estate Agent
S15 Bakar St_ Nalaon, 8. C.   ._
LENTEN
SEASON
GOODS
A FULL  LINE OF
SALT, SMOKED AND
CANNED  FISH,  NEW
LAID  EGOS,  ETC.,  ETC.
C. A. BENEDICT
Corner BiUea and Josephine Sts.
PHOISB 7
A
QUICK MONEY
OFFER
IN   CONNECTION    WITH   OUR   "RED
TAG" SALE.
We have a few very handsome large
leather cases in beautiful fancy dressings, and lined in satin, containing
toilet, and brush and comb sets in real
ebony, mahogany, white celluloid and
polished metal.
We want to convert these into quick
money, so here Is your chance:
A  135.00  one for $20.00
A $22.50  one for    12.50
A  120.00  one for    11.50
An 918.00 one for   10.00
YOU CAN SEE THEM
IN OUR WINDOW
We hare a very large and particularly beautiful assortment of fancy articles
of all kinds, and at all prices, which are
all at reduced prices while this sale
lasts.
Feel perfectly free to come in and
look round at any time, whether you expect to buy or not. We are pleased at
all times to have you do so.
W. G. Thomson
EaWr*^   Nelson, B.C.
Phonal 34.
Geo. Houston Heard From.
Geo. Houston, the founder and pub-
Usher of the Sandon Mining Standard,
Is now engaged in examining and reporting on mines in Idaho. He finds
time to contribute many readable articles on mining to the Montana papers.
Martin Burred in  England.
Martin Burrell is meeting with great
success in his lecturing tour through
England. As an evidence of the interest being taken ln British Columbia fruit
growing ln the old country, it may be
said that Mr. Burrell is meeting with
crowded houses everywhere.
Bowling Tournament.
Yesterday's scores ln the local bowling tournament were as follows: Williamson 1821, Campbell 1631; Brown
1532, Falconer 1509; Boyes 1429, Danger-
field 1667; Thomas 1618, Moe 1589. The
drawings for tonight are Ouimette vs.
Falconer, at 7.30; Sharp vs. Dangerfleld
at 9.30.
Changed the Doors.'
The school trustees have men at work
altering the doors In Fraternity hall,
leading from the school room.   A ladder
Chinaware
WE ARE  MAKING A 8PECIAL SALE
OF  CHINA  TEA   AND   DINNER
8ET8  FOR  A   FEW  DAYS.
From $10 to $25.
Old Curiosity Shop
SAMUEL. A.   WYE
HEATING ENGINEER.
All Kind* ot Heating Plants ln Stock.
SANITARY  PLUMBING.
Victoria St, Nr. Ooera Houee.     Tel. 181.
WM. S. DREWRY
Ju at. Can. So*. C. E.
DOMINION AND  PROVINCIAL  LAND
SURVEYOR.
Mining Work a Specialty.
Office:   Room  10,   K.-W.-C. Blk.   P.   O.
Box    484.
���aker St, Nelaon, B. C.
WEST KOOTENAY
BUTCHER CO.
���tie am)   lie tall Healers in
Fresh and Salted Meats
Camps supplied on shortest notice and
lowest price. Nothing but  fresh and
wholesome meats and supples kept in stock
Mail orders receive careful attention.
E.  C.   TRAVES.   Manage*.
Coal! Ice! Wood!
Phone 265
Kootenay Ice and Fuel Co.
Limited
ORICt:
N. E. co.. Baker   and   Ward   Sta.
THE NELSON
CEMENT
WORKS
LIMITED.
Hollow Cone*ete
Blocks For Sale
All shapes and facings.
These blocks are absolutely the best
material to be hail 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 Offics:  Baker Street, Nelson, B. C.
NOTICE
in Hi** matter oi hu sppUnstion lot tl,o issue nf
a diiphcate   nf   the  *ertlricate   of  Title   tn   .xtl*
4, ft. ami 6, Block 6,   Nels<m   City,   nub<livi��|ou ol
part of I,ot 162, Group one, DlsulOt of Kootenay
(Map 486).
Notice is hereby kiwi, that n in my Intention
to Issue at the expiration of one month after the
first publication hereof n dnplloateol theCcrtifi-
<ateo TitJe to the hIjovc mentioned low in tht
name of Pa tlie Rhodes which Certlfleate Is <Ute*1
the Kith day of May, UB9, ami inimbercil IHWT-k
Land Reclrtry Ottos, Nelaon, B.C.,  Jannari
24th, 1908. U.K. MacLKOD,
DlltrlOt rii-'irUtrsr.
NOTICE
in the matter of an application for ft duplicate
Certificate of Title ol an nniUTlaetl aQe*qnarter
Interent in Lot 87, tin.up One. Kootenay IMstrict,
known at? "Let Her Go (iftllftKhpr' Mineral
Claim
Notice is hereby glren that It U my intention
after the expiration of one month from the first
publication hereof, to issue a duplicate Certlll-
cate of 1 til*- on thf above fluorlbad one-<|iiarter
interest in th�� name oi John K. Stevens,  which
Certlfleate of Title Ie dialed the 6th April. L000,
and numbered aitiHK.
Laud   Eteglfltry Unice, Nelson. H. C,   March   8.
191)6.
H. K. Ma�� I.kop,"
iMntrict Ragiitre?
has been placed, by the fire department,
on the corner of Kootenay and Baker
streets to be used should the stairways
leading to the building be cut off. There
is also a (Ire escape on the building.
L. D. A.
a public meeting in the Baptist church
last nfght under the auspices of the
local branch of the Dominion Lord**
Day Alliance, was add reeled by Rev. T.
Albert Moore, general secretary, and
Rev. A. M, Rochester, western secretary, on the subject of what has been
accomplished for the lalMuers of the
Dominion  by ttu   Alliance.
Nearly an  Accident.
Driver H. Verrinder, of the fire depart ment, met with an accident last
night that will jnr.apaciate him for a
few days. One of the horses became
frightened while the driver was in the
stall and tore the coat off the driver's
back, without doing him any serious Injury. With a slight bruise on the head
and the arteries of one limb Injured it
is predicted by Dr. Rose that Mr. Verrinder will recover ln a short time.
Rossland'e Refund.
A. M. Johnson has received from the
Rossland carnival committee $191 refunded to those who paid for admission
to the rink to see the game that was
not played. Those who are entitled to
���share in it are Invited to meet in the
office of Might/m and Cavanaugh tonight,
at 7.30 to consider the disposal of It.
Mr. Cavanaugh suggests that $150 be
voted to reimburse M. R. McQuarrfe for
the payment by him of the carnival committee's dishonored cheque.
King  Goes to  Biarritz.
Paris,   March   7.���King   Edward   left
Paris today Xor Biarritz.
WATCH
REPAIRING
Our specialties are WATCH repairing and eye testing
Olve u,
J.  J.   WALKER,  Jewele*
STARKEY & CO.
VVhoieotiio ProvUlona,
r^t-ocJi-itie, - Rrult.
Government Creamery One Pound Kricka received weekly fresh from to,
churn.    For dole l>y ail leading grocer*
Office ami warehouse : Houaton Block,    Pnone 79.
Josephine Street. Nelaon, B. C.
��M1
rwiMHmiMninm
First Spring Shipments of
SEMI-READY   CLOTHING
Are now to hand.     Wc invite inspection.
J. A. GILKER
We would like to see all our patronscomfortable this winter and in orderte
do so we have tn stock the best assort ed line of heating stoves and cookti]
stoves and   ranges  ever before presented to the public In Kootenay.
We would be pleased to show you   our line and beto*** making jour pe> |
chase kindly see what we have to offer.
J. H. Ashdown Hardware
Company, Limited. Naiton Br,**
Fruit   Trees
Homo (rown fruit and shade
trees, currants, gooseberries, grape
vines, etc., etc. One of our specialties Is our large field grown rosea.
These will bloom the flrBt year.
Send for our descriptive cata-
logua and price list, and give ua a
trial   order.     The   largest   growers
In n. c.
The Riverside Nurseries
i.
GRAND   FORKS,.
Pure and Cheaj:
We have 10n0 pounds of
PURE   MAPLE   SUGAR
which we will eel] .-h a bargain
5 lbs. for $1.00.
special prlcei for larger lots.   Come
in   aud   (QQUire,
Choquette Bros.
Phone 258.
THE   Up-tn-Date  Baker,
F. C. GREEN        F. P. BURDtM        a. H.GREEN
GREEN BROTHERS AND BURDEN
Oil Engineers, Dominion and British
Columbia Land Surveyors
C0R.VICT0RIA Si KOOTENAY STS., NELSON. B. C
P. 0. Box 145    Phone 2(1 B.
Geo. P. Player
Accountant
LATE ACCOUNTANT AT HAlXHf I
INQ   &   SMELTING  CO.
Office   Room   No.  2.   ELLIOT    BlOCJj;
M. HAWRYCZ
CONTRACTOR  AND  BUILDFA
Jobbing   promptly   attended  to.   fW I
and Estimates.
Apply 415 Hall St.
Box* I
S. S. FOWLERI
Mining
Engineer.
NELSON,     -    B. 6|
Tools for Ail
Trades
Wo carry a complete and *sl
stock of Tools comprising :
11 A1VI,V\I iRS, SAWSi
AUaUR8,   CHISEL.*
HCKBW DRIVERS'
WRE-NCHB8, ETC
Beat  Quality Only.
tries
Wood-Vallance Hardware Co*
Wholesale
NELSON
RetAtl
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