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What Will You
Have With It?
Ii t bottled at the Springs.
fes. Minister laid to Rest
in Montreal
pbin-t, Parliament and Legislature
Represented���Canada From
Ocean to Ocean.
aal, Dec SSI.���The funeral of the
Ul.   II,.11.   J.   I.   Tune   look   place   this
fcumliiK ti..in iii" residence of bis son.
|.*...|,   lam*.  BL   Hubert   street.    The
;,ii . _.��� proceeded to lhe cbureii of St.
I-1.,ii.-...   anil   trom   lie-ni-e   ti.
bt, dea S-. Iges ceinotery.   The funeral
�����.- one  ..i   ibe   largest   ever  bl :.l   .11
unlr-al     ill     recent     year*,.       Among
| ���  outsiders   were Sir   Wilfrid
ill    Fielding and  Hon.  I..  P.
| ...i.l  a large  number ol   in. in
* immoos and provincial leg-
Hoc   .'1 ���Captain  J.  C.   Mc
ItiiDon ..i 'iu- steamer Senia.*, dedsroa
never seen ai.ls to navigm-
..-���   u. stern   Khorc of  Nova
na in such  a disorganized slate of
.i:*    II,  also declares that the pres-
: attain is tranght win, great
.-.: ���., lit., and properly.    Between
1   Yarniotuli,   be  sayH,  ther.
'  buoy  In  Uh propel  iKistion
t 1 >.f them are mlie-ini; entire
At   ih.-   ume  ot   the   loss   of   the
Iner Kiblona it was reported
... Rock buoy bad Hon.- i., sea
| I ..    21.���-The board of gov*
��� "f tlie C.  A.  A.   I.',  will  tonight
i resolution refusing to send reprs>
I i.. ih.- ttul Olympic mm-
p; .. .i ihe ii-il.-i.itioi, is represented
M.-i-ms   W. ...an. Ottawa, ami   Mil. r
nun Tom  ' I ConneU.   Montreal, ou   the
(round tbal  both theae men  represenl
prof, Bslonal element in sport-    a
vass .if four leading members of the
,'u:.| brought to light ihe strongest Borl
opposition  ami  each  man expressed
|i- .Li. i ii,inatlon to protest to the last
lilcli.Th.it these men are strong enough
-.wing the board is acknowledged.   11
'.i'i..n will appoint as Its repre
Sntatlves men who are Identified with
|ilii.l.ur clubs, the C. A. A. U. will OO-
li"i..t. heartily.
���'"hn.   N.   II.,   Dec.  21.���The   total
lulu" ..i exports by nineteen steamships
��� '.'.Si L.i,.- sailed sin,.,, the wiut,���!��� port
���"���'��� pened,  is Ji.r._.'.,s,::u, of  which
*.-1-".  reprea nts   United States  pro
I'H'ts.   Th.- amount of wheat carried is
���1::.iiihi bushels;   of lumber sj\  million
i,..| wet-,, carried;  live stock carried is
v'-l- Iliad of catlle and  1.67'J sheep.
Toronto, Dec. 2\.���Qeorge Acombtool
���trbollc add last night ami Is nol ex.
>Cted io live. Ho bad been drinking
���eavlly all week.
Toronto,  Dea '21.���Iiusiness men are
I'lii'iiaiie  iii   condemning  the  number
f1 reports of late enilnatlng from irres
"ii*il.v sources Impairing lie- credit ol
number of responsible house, ami ol
'..nun. nl ilnancliil men.  Though then
a money st*ringen, >  uml banks are
*'lu.. fnstlluces e.mlraelllig their
Jfilli. ibe standing of practically all
"'''.*-' ' BtabltsheQ firms Is as sound as the
 ''lie* system of tbe country.
ironto, Deo. 21.���The llrm of .1. ,*S- A
Walhews, dealers In dry goods ami boot*
P'."l shoes, with stores al Cobalt, Nov,
SJakeard and llallevbury, assigned lo
T'l'l'i'. Wade ..r this city With liabilities
I'I }-:l,iilin and assets of $ls.l.(lll.
11 i.tifiix..   Dee.   21.���Inquiry   Into    'In
jjjrandlng of  lhe  C.   I'.   II.  liner   Mounl
mill., oiriiri.igewaier. opened    b."
morning before judge Wallace.
Halifax. Dee. 21.--The BmpresS or
��� Ireland whleh arrived last night
Joroughl lhe largos! mall ever son! le
I1 iiiiiidn.   2102   lellers   and   117!)     pack
Ottawa,   Dec   _.���l.nurler,    -Melding
uml Brodeur    have    gone to Montreal
���where Ihey will  attend  the  funeral  to-
"*��? 'if the late Israel Tune.    Brodeur
���ifli'i wards goes to Nlcolel  to lal,.- pari
|in ihe parliamentary byeeleotlon.
North   Bay,   Dec.   Jl.���Boo (rain   No
'.lis derailed  west or here lasi   night
I" iiuse being a broken rail.    No one
|wna Injured.
'' niliioke.  Dee.  JO.���R.   ItlchnrilR. "2
"'lis ul.'., was drowned lusl night while
p't'issing the ice from Winchester,
Winnipeg,   Dee.   21.��� The   conference
I1" Hie local offices or the 0. IV It. with
ri-'��I>oct to the appropriations  that  are
Volume 2.    No. 170
o5hie ��ailw Canafotart
~~  . **-<��*. ������ ��� f���
Will be delivered    every evening    at
your door tor
Fifty Cbnts a month
to be made with respect to the lMcillc
uu.siui, tor in.- a. xi Beaton were coili-
|.l, led yesterday -ilieiaoou, *lr. Whyte
will leave io, Montreal iu 1f present
ai ine general meeting ol ihe directors
early in the new year, aim Uie whole
mane, oi appropriations to be 'made
over the entire division win come up
ior consideration. Nu announcement ol
what Is tu be done will be made until
aiier the holding oi ibe general meeting.
Quebec, Deo. Jl.���Revenue offloen
last iiighi s.-i/.,.,i an Illicit whlskej still
In a house on Prince Kdward street, lt
had a capacity of twenty gallons per
day. A summons was Issued lor the arrest ol the occupants.
Whilewood.  Dec. 21.���Tuussalut I.oul-
vel. a  young  man   newly  arrived   from
Prance, met a ratal accident here yesterday. He was drawing a loaded gun out
uf a sleigh by the muzxls when the , na-
ger COUght LoUlVel received Uie charge
iii ilie body. The young man ...as ,,ni>
17 years ol age. and lived only au half
hour alter the acclil.-m.
10ST fflS_ NERVE
Liberals Disgusted With
Toronto. Dec. IM ��� Tin- court of asp-
peals ut the Methodist church *.i Canada
has  dismiss**.   Rev,   Ut.   Workman,   tba
deposed professor ol Wealeyan  in,	
Sleal Collage, Montreal, on the ground
thai the board ot governor* ol Lhat col
lege baa jjnriadletlon to appoint profef
Burs and io terminate engagementa.
Barrio, Dea II.-*���Joeeph n. Muss, ear
repairer, 84 yean old and married, was
���killed by a yard engine while at work
Kdmonton. Ike Iii.���The first conciliation board met in BSdnumton tu settle
Hu- dispute last night betwemi the
siratlicuna Coal Company and Hi.- miners. By the new agreement the minora
gel eight hours a day and ten per cent.
Increase in wragea. Tin1 board consisted
nf ll. Montgomery of Bdmonton-* chairman; S. otter of Bdmonton, rei r. senl
ing the Btrathoona Ooal oompany*, and
H. Sherman* of Taber, representing the
min:      union.
Kenora, Dec. 21���Another ...tal dynamite accident occurred yesterday afternoon, tn which om* man lost his life.
.1. I Miff< y. employed as a tunnel foreman
at Outum and McArthufa camp, fifteen
miles north of here.
Continued  Low Prices Keeo Operations
at   Low  Point���Quotations on
Stock   Market.
The mining situation shows little
change during the week, span from the
closing down of the La Plata. Bxcepi
at Silverton mhlch Is experiencing a
peculiar kind of boom, there is a general
tendency to suspend operations. With
metals at their present prices, theallver,
copper and lend properties of Kootenay
can no doubt be operated at a small
profit, imt with ihe expectation or higher
prices the owners naturally decline lo
sell their product at what they regard
as slaughter prices.
The stock market for the past week
showed but few changes, prices remaining flim, with tradings showing a slight
11. C, Copper remained steady until
about Thursday, when a slight decline
was noticeable. Dominion and QronbJ
showed almost no change, fluctuating
only a point or so throughout.
Alberta Coal and Cuke and International Coal continued firm, though the
latter sold oft a fraction, with but little
business offered. Diamond Vale Coal
made a slight gain, selling up about :S
. cits per share. Galbraith Coal attracted a number of buyers, and was probably more It, demand thai, any other
local security. Royal Collieries also
oontlnued active, with .. large number
oi shares recorded.
Consolidated Smelters. Canadian Oold
Field, and Cariboo McKinney remained
unchanged from last week's close.
Rambler Cariboo, after its recent ad
vance showed a decline, selling down
_ cents to :s cents per share within the
week's trading. Bulllvan oontlnued fair
ly active, and remained  iirm through-
The following are the approximate
quotations for the week ending today:
Asked.      Did.
.Ibettn Coal & Coke $    At
11. c. Copper  <���"*���
rireokenridge Lund. ��� r'-
Con.  smelt, rs  90.00
Canadian Oold fields ."5
Cariboo   McKinney.. .04
Diamond Vale Cost, . -IJ
Dominion  Copper . ..       1.ISSSM-
Diamond  Coal GO
Branny        *">���""
Oalbralth Coal 2b
Hewitt   Mining      10.00
International Ooal...       .89
Krao    25
North  star ' J
Nicola  Coal   Mines. . .04
Panhandle Smeller..        .01*
Rambler Cariboo '���!-
Sullivan     "'
Tel KWB   Mines IB
While   Hear  .ON*
Western   on      '-oo
Billig-rent Minister of Public Works
Deaf to Challenges From All
Sides of House.
8.87 Vi
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,01 Vt
.01 Vt-
Reid  Home for Christmas.
New York, Hoc. 81.���WhltelaW Heed,
the United suites ambassador to Ureal
Britain,     arrived    here     today   on  th.
���tamer Mauretania.
Ottawa. Dec. 21���Tlie most sensational episode in the address debate was
the challenge lo Mr. I'ugsley. Four
tlm.-s outside of the bouse the minister
of pul,lie works lias talked of disclosure.--
that lu.- could nuke respecting Conservative campaign expenditure iu ll,f--:
Before the House met Mr. Hon!-n,
whom Mr. Pugsley connected with the
trausarlions. challenged the minisiir i-i
uiai.e good his statements. In the lirst
,lliy's debating Mr. Borden repeated the
Invitation to the minister to tell all *..-
knew. Ye, Mr. I'ugsley kept sttenl. Day
after day he was reminded thai heoughl
u. speak, yet remained dumb. But on
Tu. sd.tx Mr. Kemp, of Toronto, put tbe
challenge in a foun which allowed of
00 escape fur Mr. Pugsley without exposing himself to the contempt of the
Mr. Kemp gave a sketch of Mr.
l'lm.sSoy's political activities Immediately before the elections of 19U4. The
persons accused by government organs
of a dark conspiracy to overthrow the
government wiih the help of an Immense
corruption fund, were then intimate and
conn.l..niial friends of Mr. Pugsley, and
were trying to make hlin minister or
railways. Tbe head ot this alleged eon-
.-pilar.. Mr. llaviil llussill. gave a great
banquet to Mr. PngSley a month before
the election where speakers nominated
him to lb.. Dominion ministry, and Mr.
Russell's newspapers in lhat connection
announced it as the opinion of the ban-
quit,ers thai Mr I'ugsley must be pro-
moled Immediately after this, accord
Ing to Mr. I'ugKh y's own statement-
large contributions were made to defeat
Mr. Km,nersoii in Westmorland. Mr-
Kemp pieced together the evidence to
show thai whatever was done for the
defeat of Mr. ISmnierson was dono by
Mr. Piigsby's friends and in his Interest. He read from a New Brunswick
paper a statement that .Mr. I'ugsley was
aware of these proceedings and In the
opinion of that journal was the chief
advisory  man in the scheme.
Mr. Kemp pointed out lhat Mr. Em-
merson was weakened ln St. John by
lack of newspaper support and Mr.
I'ugsley controlled a paper there, the
purchase of which Mr. Knimersons
friends were negotiating. Without giving Mr. Kmni.'is.n notice, a few weeks
hot'ore the election when the paper was
most needed. Mr. Pugsley sold it to Mr.
Russell who ai once turned it into an
antl-Kmmc.suti organ. This showed
what kind of Liberal Mr. Kinnierson was
|utri before the election of lnm.
There was a continued round of Conservative applause as these facta wen
revealed. but ll"'.' became stronger
when Mr. Kemp again ami again challenged Mr. Pugsley n. tell all he knew.
"I doubt." said Mr. Kemp, "whether
he lias the courage to Stand up and repeat In this house what he said upon
ihe public platform."
Mr. Kemp added: "So far as I am
concerned and i believe any other member en this side of the House, we desire lo see him go lhe full length. 11
does not make any difference whom
ibis hits, be they high or low. bo they
In this House or ...it of Ihe House: we
want to see Ihls mutter brought lo light,
and WO want to know what there is In
It     If the honorable gentleman refuses
to k" further, if he is satisfied to make
Insinuations l" lhe way he has done outside of Ihe House, wlthoul Inking steps
to make bis position good, I cannot bul
feel that he is rondo,lined before lhe
country for making statements which
he knew were not true. Sir, he sahl
tilked of these things on the hustings:
but he Inn* sal In this House not dating
to open his mouth. He Is now nl th.
bar or public opinion and let hlni choose
Sits court."
In various forms this challenge was
repeated l.y Mr. Kemp amid approving
-h'-ers Net one word could be got
from the minister. He sat In the fash
Ion described by Mr. Kemp, to the great
Confusion ami disgust Of many govern
ment supporters, some or whom two
days  inlet- in  the  government  caucus
made strong complaints against tblr
course. From Ibe Liberal benches Mr.
I.avergne. nn Independent member of
the partv. repeated the demand that
Mr. Pugsley should speak. "If he has
anything In say," said Mr. i.avergne.
"1.1 him say It now." A little later he
added,  "Tho minister of  public  works
should not wait to be forced to speak,
and if he does wait he should be forced
���if be knows of any corruption it is Safe
duty to himself, to the Liberal party and
to his country to bring these facts to
light." The member added a sting by
comparing Mr. Pugsley to the Trojans
who challenged the Greeks to combat
and then ran away.
Thus the matter stands. Nothing can
be got from Mr. Pugsley. Mr. Ayles-
wortb who made his first appearance
this week will next be Invited to make
good bis statements on the stump concerning Mr. I'.orden's connection with
the corruption fund.
The country and the Conservative
pany has suffered a severe loss by the
d-atli of Mr. Benjamin Gunn. the late
member for South Huron. Warm tributes were paid bv Mr. Fielding and
Mr. Horden to the character of their departed   colleague.
The estimates for next year, brought
down this week show that the extravagance which lias marked the last few-
years ls to go on increasing. Though
this year's expenditure will far exceed
that, of any previous twelve months it
is proposed to spend a great deal more
next .ear. Here are some comparisons:
Tula year Next year increase
i- il  s,-oili,l.   .  *i'.,.--*.l���l   ,-,2.11,1,019   J' ........171
Author /c,     l.y
-1.'- in.         2-,lllG.53:i     '-I.GH.I.Vil      *2,_1..,*.18
, rtl'li-l Kxpe.i.ll.
lure,   ..   . SS'JIO.itW     4*.3r,f,.fi.20      -..1167,180
��Klf,,W,51S tlMflSlaSO ,IS,.V7,,f,72
There will be supplementary estimates but tbe above ii, a comparison
between the main estimates of last year
and thnse of this year, each deal.ng with
a period of twelve months. No doubt
the supplementary estimates ol this year
will also l>e much in excess of the last
yeur. Those of last year Increased the
appropriation by over H.8,000,000. The
total outlay for next year will therefore
be $|:sr,.0ll0.000.
To show how things are going this
year, we have the othcial announcement
of expenditure for the last eight months
compared with the same period last
voar.    It shows the following:
Ine rease of  taxes $7,900,091
Increase of total revenue.... 9,148376
Increase   current   expenses.
Increase  capital  expenses..
Total Increase of expense..
Increase   of  expenditure  over
increase of revenue   7.004.125
We have also the statement of Mr.
Fielding In the House that, whereas
when he took office he floated a loan at
two and a half per cent. Interest a little
below par making the net cost less than
three per cnr.t., he is now paying four
per cent, on bonds lhat cc.me due last
year, and are continued lor four years
to cime: that he Is paying four and a
half per cent, on two and a half million
dollars borrowed from banks, nnd seven
pev cent, on overdraft of 81.500.000..
while be has large debts falling due
within a few months.
It cost 842.0(18.00 to pay experts last;
vear lo put the marine and fisheries ac-|
count book in shape. One of these experts was paid 87,0:12. another $5,861, a
third $5,282.
lt cost $88,306 to build an addition
to the Western Hlock. which only contains nine working rooms.
The government worked the Yukon
telegraph system at this rate for the
last eight months:
Receipts    8 52,725
Expenditure      13C.1SS
Deficit         83,463
. 8,457,680
. . ,��8,-,,:i2o
Quarterly Session Opens in Nelson Monday   Morning.
The quarterly session of the county
court of West Kootenay will open Monday morning nt 10 o'clock before Ills
Honor Judge Forln.
The following aliens will apply for
naturalisation as brltlab subjects: Per
Hedlutid. G. M. Uacom, H. A. Matthews.
G. B. Matthews, N. Hergglnst, R. Jones,
G. 11. White, Americans; J. OgSnski.
Russian; A. Johnson, Swede.
The following cases will then be heard
in order:
emus vs. Dally, for enforcement of
mechanics' lien; E. A. Crease for plain
Williamson vs. White, for comiuis
slon:  11. C.  Hall and J. O'Shea.
Orange vs. C. I*. EL, for goods losl;
II.   A.  Slewurt  and   W.  A.  Macdonald.
Hulbert vs. C. P. R.. damages for kill
ing of heller; J. O'Shea and W. A. Mac
ilonnld, K. C.
Jessop vb. J. D. Anderson, for commission; E. C. Wragge and W. M. lsrandon
Tluchnnan vs. Miller; H. C. Hall and
J. O'Shea.
Great Banger of Another
Search Parties In Darr Mine Work
in Constant Peril���Recovery of
Bodies Slow*
has won nine times. Columbia five and
falfe DUO*, while Princeton has yet to
KCure Ita  first victory.
Marriage Too Easy.
Toronto, sDec. 21���Traffic in marriages
Is condemned by Dr. Hodgettes, deputy
r> Kistrar general of Ontario, In his an*
nua! report. He points out that the
greater portion of the G:i7 Increase for
the year took place at Border towns,
Windsor and Sandwich, and in 83 per
cent, of 1198 ceremonies performed at
Windsor, the contracting parties were
Americans, while at Sandwich the per
rentage was 78. Of 288 American
couples married In Sandwich. 35 men
i'nd 45 women were divorcees. Hodgetts
advising amendln the law to make It
necessary for on.* of the contracting
pa-tfees to resid*- fifteen days in the
province before the ceremony Is performed.
Lunatic   Drowned.
Jacob's creek. Pa., Dec. 21.���ln the
short distance rescurers were able to
penetrate the Darr mine, the scene of
Thursday's awful disaster, last night
hail" a dozen bodies were found and
brought to the surface, making the total
number that has reached the morgue up
to this morning 12. While a vast amount
t.f work was done during the night not
much progress was made towards the
<_ntnes la which the great mass of
bodies are entombed. The danger of
another explosion is imminent and the
rescuing forces dare not venture far
ahead of the forces erecting the temporaries battrlces. Vast quantities of
gas have been encountered and the volume scms to be str-adily increasing,
due possibly to the opening of new fissures in the earth, a lesultanl prompted
by the waves of hot air that are said
to come from that direction. A fierce
fire is alnady raging far back in the
workings and if the flames should reach
the deposits of coal dust known to lie in
the p)oms nothing could prevent a new
catastrophe which would have the rescuers for its victims.
The company officials have ordered
that exploring parties shall advance only as fast as the iwissage way can be
cleared of gas, ventilated and otherwlso
made safe.
��� So bad is tlie general idea of the
conditions in the mine that contrary to
all precedents in mine disasters, there
is no enthusiasm over joining the rescuing parties. Few volunteer for the
service and those who do enter are exercising the greatest caution. While
what appears to be the most reliable estimates on the number of victims are
near 200, there are many who insist
that the final list of dead will contain
many more names. Conspicuous among
these are Michael Hallahy. national organizer for the United Mine Workers
of Am.er.ca, who has assumed charge ol
the organization.   Mr. Hallahy says:
"I have made a house to house can
vass among  the  families here  and
certin there are 300 dead  men  in
One of the most serious dlfficultier
encountered, one that may explain the
delay in bringing bodies to the surface
is to get the bodies across the river tr
thtir former homes. The only direct
means of communication between the
two points is the "Sky Ferry" used by
the miners. This is a basket car travel
ling on a cable and will not hold a cas
ket alone, not to mention the men that
would have to accompany It to propel
the car. There are bridges some miles
above and below the mine but it would
be almost impnsible to have the caskets
cross the country on either side of the
river to and from the bridge. It may
be decided to erect a "Sky Ferry" on a
larger scale to accommodate the coffins
and their attendants.
Evidence of much suffering and distress among those dependent noon the
victims has already been disclosed and
steps have been taken to organize relief
Clark Adams, said to be the son oi
wealthy nnd indulgent parents, living in
New York, a young man just out of h'w
teens, Is said to have met death in thr
mine. Three months ago Adams sought
employment as a day hand at the mines.
He intended to leave for the east now
Sunday. . His body has not yet been
recovered but a summons has been sent
to his parents.
London, Dec. 21.���John Strong, inmate
of the Insane asylum, drowned himself
in the reservoir of the institution yes
terday. He dived through a hole In the
Ice. The body was not recovered for
fifteen minutes.
Still No Clue.
Winnipeg. Dec. 21.���N*o additional
elufs have been found as to who murder
ed Krnt*st Kraut, the former Winnipeg
tinsmith, whose hody was found In the
Rock Is'.and freight yard Wednesday
morning at Shawnee, Okla. Suspicious
reports on the stranger who was seen
with Frnut Tuesday afternoon, but
there is no evidence which would fasten
the guilt on him and his whereabouts
are still unknown. The inquest has
bei-n nut off in hopes of obtaining some
additional evidence nnd give the sheriff
time to work tip the case. Coroner
Fleming of Shawnee stated that the in-
qupst would be held as soon as the sheriff is ready.
Opening  Copper Quotations.
New York. Dec. 21, 1907.
(By McDermfd & McHardy.)
Asked Bid
Cranny    $80.00        $70.00
Dominion   Copper      *.$"%        1.62%
B. C. Copper     4.12H        3.87Vi
Indiscreet    British    Admiralty    Official
Said to Have Explained Plans to
Associated  Press.
Bonaparte to Speak.
Chicago, Dec. 21.���The completion ol
the magnificent new home of the Illinoit--
Athletic cluh will be signalized by j;
dedicatory lmnqnet. tonight that prom
Ises to be one of the most brilliant func
tions seen here in a long time. Attornej
Cenerul Bonaparte will be the guest oi
honor and principle speaker at the ban
qilOt. Others who have accepted invita
tiens to speak include Congressman
l*nw.ii'n oT Illinois and Interstate Com
morce Commissioner Lane of California
London, Dec. 21.���The Associated
Press is in a position to state on the
authority of the British admiralty, that
there is no truth in the assertion, published in the Standard today, that the
admiralty has decided to establish next
May a Pacific and North American
squadron, the base of which would probably be at Esquimau.
. "There is no shadov of foundation for
this story, it is the veriest buscombe;
it must be obvious to anvone who gives
the subject a moment's thought that
such a move would be the last thing we
w.ul think of at the present time," was
the statement by one of the highest officers of the admiralty.
The emphasis.of this denial Indicates
that the admiralty was anxious that the
report Bhoutd l>e promptly put at rest
with the view of allaying any suspicion
that might be aroused In America connecting the alleged formation of i Brit
ish Pacific fleet with the sailing of the
American battleship fleet.
New Line in Arkansas.
Little Rock. Dec. 21.���Announcement
is made that the new Fort Sniith-Gurdon
branch of the Missouri Pacific system
between Antolne and Womble will be
ready for the operation of trains within
the next ten days. The completion of
this section marks an important point
In construction work on thnt branch of
the Mlsscuri Pacific, which is regarded
as one of the most important pieces of
railroad construction undertake In Arkansas in some years. It will open a
rich and prosperous section of the state
to further industrial development.
Austrian Emperor Opens
Appearance of Venerable Sovereign
Hailed With Delight in Capital
of Dual Monarchy,
Vienna, Dec. 21.���Emperor Francis
Joseph, whose life two months ago was
despaired of, drove from the castle at
Schoenbrunn to the Hofburg in Vienna
this morning and in the throne room of
the Holburg received the members of
the Hungarian and Austrian delegations
and read to them the customary speeL-a
from the throne.
This is the first time since his serious
illness that His Majesty has left Schoen-
brunn, and he was the recipient of a
remarkable ovation. The entire route
between the two palaces was decorated
.avishly. The houses along the way
were bedecked with flags and flowers
and dense masses of people thronged
the streets. The windows were crowded
with ladies who waved their handkerchiefs as the sovereign drove by. Ilia
Majesty was in an open carriage and he
showed practically no trace of his r*a-
.eni serious illness. Gurgomaster Lu��--
ger and ihe members of the privy counts-.1 awaited the emperor at the entrance
of the Holburg. Herr Lueger welcomed
him and congratulated him upon his recovery on behalf or the city of Vienna.
His Majesty read the sitroch fiuui the
throne In a -firm and clear voice, his
first words referred to the peace de-
velopmen of international  .elation*.
"The smoothing down of certain points
of difference In the international situation continues to progress In a gratifying manner/' he said.
"The etfoits oi all powers are being
directed to further appeasement and a
consolidation of the general peace by
ihe fostering in every way possible of
mutual confidence, they are adhering to
the tried foundations of our policy. Our
relations with all the powers are very
friendly and we will continue vigorously
to direct our efforts towards a maintenance of the present peaceful conditions."
The remainder of His Majesty's
speech was devoted to internal affairs.
British House Summoned.
Lendon, Dec. 21.���At a privy council
held at Buckingham Palace this nmrn
ing. Kin;* I-Cdward signed a proclamation
definitely summoning parliament to meet
January 29th.
HiqginsBon Is 84.
Cambridge, Mass., Doc. 21.���Thomas
Wentworth lligginson, the noted writei
and scholiir, will enter upon his eighty
fifth y.-tu^tomorrow. The anniversnr..
wns anticipated by the receipt of nu
morons letters and messages of congratulation at the lligginson home In thh
city. Colonel IHg'.-inHon is beginning U
feel the weight of his years, though hi;
Interest in questions of the day and par
ticularly those relating to social and po
litlcal reform is as keen as ever.
Meighan for Portage.
Portage La Prairie, Dec. 21.���A. K
Meighan, barrister, received the Con
servative nomination tor Portage con
stltuency last night. N. Boyd. exM. IV
had many friends but their tight failed
io serine him the honor.
German Aeronauts.
Berlin. Dec. 21.���As striking evidence
of the growing Interest in aerial navlga
lion, a proposition has been accepted
by an important gathering of aeronauts
to form under the patronage of Emperor
WIll<am a great German Aeronautic
club. It ts Intended to take over the
dirigible aliship "Parslval" and conduct
experiments with it and also with all
kinds of flying machines and heavier
than-alr apparatus, trials with which
hitherto have been confined to flights ot
miniature models.
Merchant Marine League Meets.
Cleveland, O.. Dec. 2L���A notable attendance marked the convention held ln
Cleveland today by the Merchant Marine League of the United States. Former Govemorh Myron T. Herrick presided and Mayor JohnBon delivered the
address of welcome. Some of the speakers and their subjects were as follows:
"Our Opportunity in South America,"
John Barrett, director of the Bureau of
American Republics; "Why the Postof-
flce Department Is Interested in Our
.Merchant Marine." J. T. McCleary. assistant postmaster general; "The Relation of the Merchant Marine to the
Navy of the United States," Truman
H. Newberry, assistant secretary of the
navy, and "Whv Am^ricu is Losing its
Pacific and Orbntal Trade." Congressman W. E. Humphrey of Washington.
Senator Galllnger of New Hampshire
and Senator Koraker of Ohio are to be
the guests of honor at the league bau-
quet tonight.
Ocean Race Assured.
New York, Dec. 21.���-The board of
directors of the Brooklyn Yacht club
met last night and formally accepted
the custody of the cup valued at $1000
offered by Sir Thomas I.ipton for an
ocean race next year. The directors
also place a resolution of thanks to Sir
Thomas for his generosity in offering
the trophy. The conditions of the race
were referred to the regutta committee
for settlement with Instrmtlons. however, that the race should not be to
Bermuda. Son*-- nu'inliers i.r the club
favor Nussau as the objective .K.lnt und
the race may finish there.
ii ��� Intercollegiate Chess Tournament.
New York. Dec. 21.���The annual four-
cornered collegiate chess contest be
tween Yale, Harvard,. Princ'-ton am'
Columbia began today In the rooms of
the West Side Republican Club In this
city. The contest will extend over next
Monday  and Tuesday.    This is the six
Iteeenth   annual   tournament     In     whlcl.
learns   representing   the   four   unlv
. ties have eng-^ged-    Thus far Harvard    business in Missouri
Express  Companies  Put  Up  Fight.
Kansas City. Mo., Dec. 21.���Argument
was heaid in the United States District
Court here today on the question of a
permanent Injunction to restrain tin-
Missouri State Board of Warehouse and
Hallway Commissioners and Attorney
General Hadley from putting into effect
the new law reducing express rates.
Tho new law Is to become effective
the middle of next month, and will reduce express rates on an averuf-jp of 2i
per cent. The Injunction Is sought by
six   Uiid.ng  evepress   companies   dulqg
..^-' tBWSSS���ss
Squires  Knock.d Out Again.
Hakerstiel.1.   Tab.   Oee.   21. -William
Snuiris of Australia Ml knecked out In
lhe   nlxlh   ronn.l   Ittt nlnht   by James
Klyun of Puebln. Colorado, the bout waa
scheduled lo K" ssn KM���Uk    riyun used
a rlKhl upper cm le lie Jav. to hnlsh the
flKht.    In the fourth ,-iund Squires Sanded a hard left to the Jaw, hut the Aua-
trallan   did not have  speed enough  to
follow up the advantage.    Squlrea' unprotected Jaw w.u* Plynn's mark and he
landed   there   repeatedly   aid   had   lhe
visitor   groggy.     The   end   came  after
squires had b"en forced acroas tho ring.
...     He wag,earning out  of,a ellnoh.whe*
L Flynn eta****, him wlt�� ***la s-Jfcl-t     *'
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.'.*>��� .      -*
.-' T..v naiiy Canadian*
.  i
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Clothing*,    Gents'   Furnishings
and Boots and Shoes
Is beginning to arrive.
In about another week we will be able to offer full lines
in these goods, and can promise j'tm the best value ever offered in the cit>-.
In the meantime it will pay you to await their   arrival
before making your purchai-e.
Imperial Bank of Canada
** TT J     *-\��ft         *f -    - a -
Fit-ad Office:   Toronto
capital Authorized   $10,000,000    Capital Paid Up  ..
" Rest    $4 860.000
"iTr. WILKIE. President. HO.S. ROBERT JAEFRAY, Vice-President
Branches in 3-itish Columbia:
t_K)LDEN.       NEE. ON,      REVELSTOKE,        CRANBROOK,
Interest  allowed on  deposits   f t. m date of deposit andcreditedquarterly.
nelson branch ��I.   IVI��    LAY,   Manager.
The Royal Bank of Canada
A.  D.  1&69.
.$3,900,000      Reiervc   Fund...      -M.390,000
Unexcelled facilities for the transaction
of all  kinds of Lanking  Business.
Javings Bank Department, and
Interest credited Quarterly on
Savings Bank Accounts.
on Application, in Large, Medium
or Pocket Size.
Nelson Branch- G. A. SPINK, Manager.
Put.ll-.he-. Hi 0��yi a wee* by the
Baker Bt- Nelson. B. C
8-aoacrlpiloQ ran-** M i enu a month delivered
lu the city, or to.uu a foot it neat by mail, when
paid io ��'ivii!i r
Advertising rates <>ii tpt IU aiton.
All moclei p-iai-i In   settlement ol  The iJaliy
GaoadJan   i  -      ���      -      ;'tons or
adverti-: ;._;..������--,
|n���na of  u�� ��� omi*aiij\   uther receipts  are net
Saturday.  December 21,  1907.
In an attemspl   tr' n
the Victoria Colonial        to th-   ri
for   L41 upon
Lieutenant Gto^i iaoi    '���������������      Dun
our contemporary ha
Quite unintentional!), the  motivi
method-  Uu .   Liberal   ap
menti to office.   It will not probata
newt to man). but  _n   frai
hy a newspaper of avow- -1  _
cliril Lea ia ven  ; I  i
Our eontamporarr'a closure
is oontained in the following:
"Hut the Colonial   I
we do how his- appoint ���
The Job had gone  ht gging  t"r   i
no   on- to   till   it   pn
wanted  ir  as  the    exp. ase    com
therewith entailed too heavy a Dnancial
burden,   i on* i tall)   it   much   inn Main
ing haO to be doni      I a thai
the  governor_eneral  was  to   flail  th<
prorinoe and  thai  his     entertah
would   Involve   very     heavy     out
Dnnamni]   wanted   the Job, or,  rather
was perauaded   by his  family   tl
did,  and  he  had   the  mone>   to spend
on   entertaining     visiting    colebntiei
hence  hU  appointment
There used to be a respectable fi'
tlon thai ai least eras influential tactoi
in governing appointments even nndei
Liberal admintatrations waa '
tor office. Our contemporary ruthless!)
destroys that venerable superstition.
"No one competent to fill it propei
ly wanted It"! It wus even iiiikiinll..
said in Victoria that the whole pro
vincial Libera] party didn't contain on<
man wiih exactI;. Lhe requisit- qualities
Of course it is good news thai tht re
lan'l a needy Libera] in British Ool
unibiu who could be tempted by $9,000
a year and t spenat a,
"Dunsmulr   want* d   the   Jo_ and
<r had the money henoe his ap
intment"!     For   noble,     unh-'sitaitn|
'dJtke   cuwlu-ufe*   We   can   reuicmbfi
���   ���
Latest   Styles   at   Low   Prices.     Fron
$1.25 to $25.00.
It is worth your while to inspect therr
x J. J. WALKER |
^ jeweler a.:so oi-*tigia:n ���
Another New England Wreck.
Westbrook, Conn., Dec. 21.���An unknown two-masted schooner bound eaat
was capsized and sunk two miles off
this place shortly after 9 o'clock today and it is thoueht that many of
the crew perished. The vessel now lies
with her topmasts above the water, and
Captain Smith, the keeper of Duck
Island lighthouse, who saw the schooner
roll over and went to the spot in a
launch soon after she sank, believed
that a'l hands were lost as the seas are
running high.
Shortest Day of the Year.
Washington. D. C, Dec. 21.���Astronomically winter will begin at 7 o'clock
tomorrow evening, tho sun and earth at
that time being at the minimum point
of separation. Tonight will be the
longest of the year, and tomorrow the
shortest day. Thi.-; is reversed In the
southern hemisphere, where tomorrow
w-ill be the longest day of the year.
nothing thai compares with 'his confession.    "He   wanted  V.  and  he had  the
money*.'*     How*  absolutely   simple   and
The   truth  of  the  confession is
_S1   ��� v, q   those   who   did
not  know   before   will not doubt  for  a
��� ���
The   Ueutenant-flovernor   repress ata
Lnlon government In the provincial   capital.    The  Idea  that  he  repress a-ta  the   clown  is   long  since exploded. Hence his appointment was nol  an
insult  to   the   sovereign.     Whether or
not   Mr.   Dunsmulr  represents   the   av-
tlng, Intelligence, ability and
courtesy of tbe Ottawa cabinet our con-
will   probably   tell   uh  in his
, Kploslon  of frankness.
After  fitness  for the office  haa been
applied  ii-- s  test, ll   would  be pardon*
ol   < mrse  io  consider the  public;
��� i.i''     ol  available appointees.  Such
appointments ma)  nol  unjustly be con-
d   rewards foi   nun', always  prodded   tthat   the   man   \wUi   the   serv-
��� character and  ability  to
mend him.   Blnoe the triumph ot
Liberal party  services  have
;,<�� I pted   BS   valid   iliMead   of   imbue   m :' i' eU.     v. ens   It   not   so   there
iini t huve been an appalling dearth ol
;>>..   candidates  ior  office.
v> hal publ c aervlc     has James Duns-
performed?      Really    we    don't
know.     We   couldn't   conceive   of   the
!  of   the   illustrious  house of   Dunsmulr taking any  view ot public rights
other than  the hackneyed one usually
dited i��> the |ii*--' Commodore Van-
di , bilt
Um what party services has hu performed? We hope to be told by the
next time om contemporary suffers a
S- Ixure similar to that revealed this
morning, "Gratitude is a lively sense
of favors to come." We do not Imagine for a moment that an) compact,
drawn in duplicate, was formerly sign-
' d h> sir Wilfrid Laurier and Mr, Dunamulr and witnessed by the Solid Seven
pledging Mr. Dunsmulr to future "party
s, rvici s     ul   ihe  only   kind  appreciated
i'  Ottawa in these latter years.    But
in    name  was sent  in, accompanied   DO
doubl   by  assurances  from   Bob,   inn,
George, Ralph, Hilly aud Duncan thai
the Latest convert to the Liberal principles was 'all right." Whether be
bus  justiiied  iin ii   confidence  or  not
we have no means of knowing. Hut
evidently lie has. As our contemporary
says "He wauled the Job, he had the
money,   hence   the   ujipulutmenL"
That in every line of business neat stationery is absolutely necessary.
Is done Quickly and   in an
Up-to-date Style at
F. C. GREEN       F. r. EURM-N        A. H. GREHI
Cvil Engineers, Dominion and British
Columbia Land Surveyors
P. 0. Bos 145    Phon. 261 B.
Nelnon Land DlstttOt.   District Of W*SSt Kootenay
Take notice  thitW. A    HmldOD, of  Hpolcaix*.
Wpfhinicion, I' H.A., occupation   timber  cruiser,
lutein, to hpply for h ipMu] timber Uosnoe over
tns foiiowiiiK described IhihIh:   uammsncttis at
ft post piniiti-i) on tlie nortli hank ol (orn creek,
ut tbe juuetion of On- north fork of Corn creek
with tlie main tit ream, ahout five mile's In m
westerly direction from tba confluence of mid
Corn ereek with ihe Koolenay river, them-*,
north 40 chains thenee went l&. chalni-, theuce
Houth i;''i,i,;:i thence eant lfio coalnn to point
of i .iijiuieaeeineiit, containlti�� 640 acre*, more or
bated November 7th, IWl
William A. BO0SO><
Take notice that I. E. C Otis. Intend lo apply
for a "pecial lieenae 'o cut ami carry away tlm-
ttvr Irom t>-10 tiorvn ot laud: (.oinrnenciiiK at a
poht planter] about four n.ll, ��� went of the Kooteuay river, on a -.mall ereek IIowIdk from the
couth into Corn creek an*l about one Slid O&S
half mllei. nouth of OOfO ereek arid went nnd
H'ljacent to timber licence No \bOr24; corn men-
LiiiK at So. 1 pont marked K. 0. Otln nortlieant
corner pont, thene*; elKhtycimliin aoulh, thence
Sjfbty i-haiiin weat. thence eigl.tr chalni north,
Hn ii'',- elgluy chalna eant to the plaee ol be-
gluulDg. containing Giu at-ren, more or leaa.
DatW .November U, IWl.   K (J. Ona. locator,
A, UiX-KSTT, agtul
No. 2. F,.*-' mark- 1 B O. Jagow northwest
corner, theuce eighty chainn a"uth, thence
eighty chain* ������ant, th-'int.- eighty chains north,
thence eighty chainc west to place of beginning
containing Mu acres, more or lean, and weat and
a*i aceiit t,- timber licenoe No i.w*"t.'
Dated No. ember 9 st, 1907.
B. t'. J*t'oW, locator,
A. IIai KETT, agent.
No. S, Post marked T. F. Jackman noutheaat
corner, thenee eighty ehalns north, thenoe
eighty chains west thence eighty chalna aouth,
thenee eighty chalun east to the place of beginning, oonu inlng Mu acres, more or I*--****, and
eaat au<l adjacent to w. a. Boai No. 1 poat on
Corn creek.
Dated November ilst, 1907.
T. F. jackman, locator,
A. Hai kett, agent
Ko. i.   Poat marked  Tom   lavcalle KfOthwast
corner post ihence eighty chains* nortb, thence
eliihty chalna eant, theuce eighty chalna aoulh.
tbenoe eighty chains weat to place of beginning,
cuiitalniug fiW acres,   more or less, ami west aud
adjaoent to timber licence No i.riu24.
bated November SUt, 1-J07.
Tom .*>���*:   n locator,
A. Mai-keit, agent.
Nelaon I���.nd Df strict.   Diatrict of Weat Kootenay
Take notice that 1, F A Shaver, iniirnd to apply for a special licence tO cut and carry away
timber from Otu acr< .* of land: Commeneing at
a po-st placed on tbe northwest corner marked
Y A BnaTftr, No. 1. thence eirhty chalna aouth,
thence eighty chain** east, thence eighty ehaina
north, thence eighty chains went to tbe place of
befflnninjti containing ���tu acrea, more or less,
and about three mile*, wett ol the Kootenay
nver and about mie mile aouth of Corn ere,-it
and fouth and adjacent ti> timber lleenoe ISTfXI
and '.'a't and adjteeot to timbtr licence 1.V/J3.
Located Novemb- r .Mat. IWl.
Y   A. Shaver, locator,
A. Hai KETT, agent.
Nelson Land District.   Diatrict of West Koolenay
Take Qot���S that I, L W Hhaver, intend to apply for a -.pedal licence locut and carry away
timber Into 040 sores of land: Commencing at
a poat marked L. W . Shaver, northwest corner
thence eighty . halnn south, thence eightv
chains eant, thence eighty chains north, thence
eighty chalna went to place ol beginning, containing 6411 acrea. more or leas, and east and adjacent to timber licence 1VM4. and alio soutja
and adjic-eut to timber licence No 1WB3, and alao
aoutb and adjacent to F A Sharer timber limit
No   I
Dated   November 21st, l.*07.
L. W. Shavek. locator,
A. Ha'.kett, agent.
J-'xtenston of ons   week   within   which   to  advert me   granted.     Harry   Wright,   Aaa't.   Com-
mia-sioner of Land and Works.
Nel-on l_*n-l Disirl.-t.  Dlslrlct of Weat Kootenay
Take DOttO* that I, T. L. Ix.>gan, of BoO-tfl
Perry, Idaho, occapsltoa painter, intend to ap
ply for a *[h rial timber licence over the follow
Ing described lands: Commencing at a spoat
planted at this noutheaat corner of timber
lleenoe Mo. l-r>iw. thence eaat W chains, thence
north 80 ehaini tbenoa went so (-halna, th->nce
���.outh *i0 chains to point of Commencement,
containing 640 acres, more or leaa.
Dated nOTemhst 2\n%, 1*#07. T. L  Looam,
                        Colik Smith, agent.
Nelson Land District. District of Weal Kootenay
Take notice that I, Charles Dutcher, intend
to apply for a ntn-cial timber licence, to cut and
carry away timber from 64t* a"rea of land Commencing at No. 1 post about \2 miles west ot tbe
Kootenay rlrer, on the north aide of|Boundary
creek* and north, and adjacent to timber licenaea
1M08, and one mile uorth of the tnteriistional
boundary line: commencing at a post marked
Charles Dup'her's southwest c-irner, thence*)
��� halns Dorth, thence so chains eaat, tbence mi
chain*' south, thsnos *�� chains west to the place
ol beflnnlnc, '..ntuining *iio acres, more or less
Loca'ed Novi-mber IHtb. 1907.
I   HAKI-K-   DCTCHER,   I.nf-Kti.i.
No. 2. Commenolng at a post marked Charles
Dutcher's southeast corner, thence WI chains
north, thenee nu ohaini west, thence no chains
south, thence Hu chains east to the place nl beginning, and went and adjacent to number one
Umber limit, and containing 640 acres, more or
Located November IHth. ltt/7
t haki.es Duteous, Locator.
No. 3. Commencing ��t a pott marked Charles
Dutcher's northwest corner and about It miles
we>t of the Kootenay river on the north side ot
Boundary creek and north and adjacent to timber llcenve J MHO, tbence aoutb ��0 chains, thence
eaat HO chains, theuce north Hit chains, thence
west 80 chalni to the place of sbeglnuing, containing 640 acren,  more or leaa.
Located ISoveinber IHth, 1907.
chari.k*- Dutcher, f-oeator.
.No. 4.   Oommenolni at a -post marked OharlM
DtUf'her's   norlhehnl    corner,    tbence   south   HO
chain*-,   thenee   west N chains,   thence   north HO
chains, thenos eaat 80 ohalns to the place of beginning, containing mo acres, more or lesa
1-ocalcd No.eriiber IHth, I'J07.
Charles Dutches, Locator.
No. 6. commencing at a poat marke-*! Charles
[nitcbi-r'n noutheaat corner, thence HO chalna
north, thence HO chains wesl, QOM 80 chains,
lOnth. tbenOS 80 chains eaat to the place of be-
Klnuliig, containing tlo acn-H, more or less.
Located November IHth, 19o7.
1 ii ������ ,'...    [H'l'iitsii, Ix-cstnr.
Ko.6. Commencing a' a pont marked Charles
D u Ictier's sou tit west corner, thence north HO
chslnSi thenee cant WJ chains, thence south 80
i halns, thence weat Ho chaliis to the plac*- of beginning,   coital ii lug M0 acrSS. more or leas.
located November IHth, 1*'7.
Nelaon Land Diatrict.   District of Weat Koo'< nay
Take notice ihat Koiomon   Wilklns<ji��. of Nel-
-on. B C,  occupation   lumberman,   IBM "On   lo
.  apply tor a spttclal timber itcanSS OTS1 the foi-
1 lowing described lands:
1.   Loiumencing at a post piaiccd ou tut north
We arc showing a splendid Slock of Goods for Xmas
Presents including:
Ladies' aud Gent's plain and fancy handkerchiefs.
Children's fancy handkerchiefs iu boxes from -15c. for
three handkerchiefs.
A very pretty lot of Ladies' ties, collars, stocks, silk
scarfs, lace ties, silk belts, metal belts and fine cut steel
elastic belts.
Fine stock of Men's silk ties, scarfs, ui 11 fliers, silk aud
linen handkerchiefs, kid  gloves.
Complete range of fine drawn linen, 5 o'clock hemstitched
linens, etc.
Fine art embroidered linen centres.
We invite inspection of our stock, and prices.
bank, of  Summit  creea   about  two and   a  ha!
mllea   from Its  mouth,   thence  north 40 chains,
theure eaat IHU chalna,  thetice aoulh 4U cbainn,
thence weat 160 chains.
Dated -Vih November, IW?.
'2. Commencing at a spoat planied on an un
named creek whlih n-tws Into Hummit m-rk
from the South al a point about two aud a half
milea east from the north fork of Ina nit MOSS
said post being placed aUxit three <-uart- r�� n, :.<-
up auch unnamed creek and about ���"-��� fee. :���.
���be eaat  therrof.  thence   east 40 chalua,   thence
��� outh I-'*'   chalua,  thence   Weat 4o cbalus. tbeinre
r-orlh IH) chains.
Deled l��th Novem-wr, 1907.
���i. Commencing at a i<*ont planted on an un-
.iamc-1 creek whleh flows Into Hummit creek
from the aouth at a ,".' t about two auda half
���jiilenetat from the north fork ol Summit ersek
ata point about three .-uaiu-rn mile up such
creek and at-out 600 fe��t to the taat tt.er>.,r
thence aoutb Un chalua, theuce weat 40 chain,**.,
thence north IflO chains, th**u-i*t: eaat 40 chalna.
DaUsl l��th NoTember, ������* 7
4. Commencing at ������*-.;������' planted oti the north-
east able ot the north fork of loanill Ot* ��
about tow mllea from the Junction of tne north
fork with the main Hummit crei k. thence south
HO chains, -.hence west He chains, thence north HO
��� halm, tbence eait HO chalni.
Dated IMh, November. 1��*7
b   iisoaoE YutM,, Agtnt.
WhoMaaia Mrovi
llov,*r,,,r.*-ul <'rt*���i^ry (>,:����� l*,,un.i  Hn.-ks rw^l.Hd wwkly frwsh trxa lhe
.-burn     r'nr s*d>- bj all Itiuliuif (grocers
OlMo" ��ji.i wnrrhouse . Houston Blo<.k,    Paon. 79.
Nelson. B. C.
Nelaon Land District    District of Weal Kootenay.   \
Tase notice that I, W A Hudaon, Ol Hpokane,
Wash , occupation timber crulaer. intend to ap
rly for a a special timber licence over the following deacribe-d landa: Commencing at a U">si
planted on the north bank of Summit creek, *ri.l
marked W. A Hudson's H. W. corner, ihun**
north 40 chains, thence cast 160 chains, thrnes
frttutb 40 chalni- theuce west 160 chains to tbe
point of commencement, containing 64�� -*������ res.   j
more or less 	
Dated Nov. 2, 1907. �� . A. Hit>*,s.
Nelaon Land Uistrict-   District of Wesl Kootenay.
Take nottaS that W A Hudson. Ol Spoil
Wash., occupation timber <-rula*r. (ntendl in apply for a npe. Ul timber lici-n��" ovrUte [nUowing described lands: commencing i a i.-t
planed ou the Bonn, bank uf the north (.rk ot
Corn frees, theme a,_.uth to ih-iih, t *' v ��� ��' -t
16o chains, theuce north 4" chalna. thenoe ,. ,t
160 chains to the point of commen-eti i-nt. < >,:i-
talnir.s 6-10 acres, more or less
Dated Nov   ssjlh, lisT. W, A   11   r,. �������.
Nelson Land Dlatrici. District oi *>*sel *��� ���> b say
Take nollce that W A Hudaon. of Hi^.katie,
Wash., occupation timber crulaer, Inienila to apply for a ipcclal timber ll'-n'.- over the following described landn; Commencing at a i*o**��t
planted on theeaat side of the>oiith (orfe of the
north fork ot (orn creek, thenoe aoulh *0 ,-halns,
thenSS west HO chains, tbence north Wj ohst���S.
thenee east K chains to the point of commencement, containing f.to acres, more or leis
Dated Nov. 6tb. VtW. W   A.  Hti.*-o.s-.
Nelson I and District. Dintrict of West -OOtenar.
lake notice that W. A. HudrHiu, of SpOkanSi
Waah , occupation tlml*er cruiser, Intel <ls to ap
ply for a special timber llcenc-* over the following described lands: Commencing at a post
p I a. u led about '�����"_���) feet north of the nor'.n
fork of Corn creek tbeuce south So chalni.
thence weat ho chalua, tbeuce uo th HO
chalna, theuce east HO chalni to the point of
commencement, contalutug 640 acres, more or
Dated Nov- 6th, 1W7. W. A   HormoN.
Nelson Land Dlitrhst |Dlatrlctol W-SSt Kootenay'
Take notice that W. A. Hudson, of Hnokane,
Wash., occupation tlmbor erulaet, mtends to apply for a special limber licence over lhe follow-
ing described lands: Commencing at a ihisI
planted about .\uu feet north ot the north fork ot
Corn creek, thence north HO chains thence went
HO chalna, thence south HO chains, tbence cast HO
chalna to the point of commencement contain
!'���*��� 6to acres, mute or lesa.
Dated Nov. Cth, IWl. W    A. Ht j,,..v
Nelaon Land District. District of West Kootenay
Take notice that W. A. Hudson, of Hpokane.
Wash , occupation timber cruiser, in tends to apply for a apeclal Umber llrciice over lhe folio
Ing deacrlbed lauds: Commencing at a poni
planted aboul ttjtj feet north of the nortli fork of
Corn creek, theuce south HO chalna, ihence ea-t
Wi chains, theme norm HO chalni, thence weat HO
chalna to thu point of commencement, containing 6��o acres, more or lesa.
Dated Nov. 6th, 11*07. W. A   KtTOsOM.
Nelaon Lund District District of Went Kootenay
Take notice tliai W. A Hudaon, of Hpokatie,
Willi., occupation limltcr cruiser, Internls to np
ply for a apuctal tlrnU-r licence ovtr the following deacrlbed landa: (ommencing at a post
planted about .*������> feet north of the north fork nl
Corn creek, thence aouth HO ehainn, thetice -*-���*!
HO chains, theuce north HO chains. th-TOCO eant -*���
chalna t" the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.
Dated Nov. 6lh, 1907. W.A. BdMOU
Nelaon Land Dlslrlct. District of Went Kootenay
Take notice that W A. Hudson, of HnokaOS,
W'ash., occupation limber cruiser, intends to apply for a special timber licence over the follow
lug described lands: Commencing ut a post
planted about 20t |,;et north ot the north fork of
Corn creek, thence south HO chains, thence east
HO chains, thence tiort': SO chalus, thence west ho
(.halnn to the point of commencement, containing 040 acres, mnre or leaa.
Dated Nov  6th, 1-807. W   A. Hisi-sor*.
Nelson I-and District. District of West l-fooii nay
Take notice that W. A, Hudson, of Hpokane,
Wash, occupation timber OrOissr, Intend-, to apply for a apeclal Umber licence over the follow
ing dcM-rlbed lands: ''ommciiclug at a post
planted on the south bank of the main (lorn
creek and adjoining Umber licence No im-xn
thence south 40 chains, thence west 160 chains,
tbence north Mi mu,is, lo.-u, h east Jdo enalna to
lhe point of O'l'iiuKiicoriiaiit, containing 610
acres, more or less.
Psted Mot. 7in, MR, vv. a, ii ooson.
You run  l.iiy ���   l.i-acr..  Fruit  Knnrh   In   the Lest   fruit  Kr.minu dlstrlfl
li,   linii*.li   ColnmUm   l.>   paying   *1 " Oollars d��wn and 110 i*t nMotli.
Kv.-n ns an In.,-s,until   this Is *s,,ith c.nal.lerutlon.
Fruit   I.auil h...s tr..|,l,-,l It.  ralw Within 111.' yoar.    What vDI It '!" ��"'���
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thai  baata n".v ",l1"r ������ l
jntiu ,vf have .|V''r "-* r*-*! ���
 \V,-lmv,-t��''.S���i,>kinifJKk- I
*   it... size 88 nu.l 10 l.rc.u.f. nmdp of br.M-a.1,-,1 silk, omded I dgaa, ���pXeOaW} aa**, J
luirn-1 l.uttnns.    Tl,..  ssaHs|  jark.-ls ucr..  Isni^hl ttSzeCt   trom tb.' nisnnfa." t
Sale Price only $6. |
tnian ^t    laid   down
in Nelson "fl 1.7
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s<*>~~*~- m.  A.   ISAAC R.  W.   HINTON/*^*/*/*ys/v
,v-.,.,.i, ,,.��� and Jobblna c>��cu,��i witn ns.tJii.ilnn    ��f'*--*;t *!���
Work, M|nlnq| mid  All,,  M��.utiln.r>-.      IVt,.i,L.f.��^l-,r***r*4 ' .
,p���.,��.�� (
a",     to.      C.,otrio.toi*--'    GlefH.
Oomsr of Hal and
Front Hi recta-
NELSON,    E3. G.
|..(1. B..I l����   |
New and Second Hand
li On- place rm* bargain*, W�� do up-
ii i '��� ring and cabin*! work, and mar.
nut.... I., plaasa yi.u i��� prlcaa, work, ato.
A   Mai   will   ("invlnii.   yi.u.
Turner Beeton Block, 606 Vernon Street.
INt_L.*SOIN,    -     13. G*
A Union   of   High   ��radcs
and Low Price.*;.
Apples nl |8.00, S8.3S, |1��. ���"���-" '"
OratiK.-y nt 25c. |5o 40a and wc n
doian. . ,a
Also i, nl. ss..rim. in "r Hbf. ���
Btooklngi and Candy.
sav >���,������ prdar l_._atJr%M*
with ii." big itoek ���elact-fl rai - ,
Joy's Cash Grocery The bally Canac.
This is fresh-killed poultry and will give you
every satisfaction.   ORDER NOW.
More supplies arriving later.
P. Burns & Co.. Ltd.
Kaslo, Rossland
NELSON, 13. C-
Bohemian Beer
The Nelson Brewing Co'y, Ltd.
Coal! Ice! Wood!
Phone 265
Yale Kootenay  Ice, Frott,
Fuel & Poultry Co., Ltd.
NE.coi.Bal.er   and   Ward   Ste.
nd DlsUtet, District ol West Kootenay
- mat Freil J. Bammous. aRent mr
It * s I Uniier. ol .N.-lson. ��M-cupaHoii -aalch-
Iisaai.r. nu-1. ;- lo apply lor permission to pur-
; -ig desertbod lands; Oc-mmsn-
_etni at a post - ���.nted about J1, mile*- cut "I
I'. bJj,   ititoos  40  chains   m   an   easterly
-.i.i.n.  thanoa  JO ehaina   aouth. ii*. ����� ������ ��
itu in a wtaatcrly -airection, thanes ��� chains
| i .  p not olcommenceinutil.containiiiii
aors or leas
1  th.1907.
FllEOSIt K    lOHN  Ta>KSS,
Y J- .*.-*. a nose. Agent.
I Neinou l_n.l Dlstrlet. Diatrict oi Weat Koolenay
I Taksnotlsc thai Fred J. ttanimona. SftUIl i.r
I A. A bBllnr-1. of l'riM-lor. oivupallon rancher,
I inli ��� i* Ui appl j for permtaaion to p-aroass* ths
rini lescrlbed lands: Commenotnsat a
I i-in plantad at* ml I'*, tn Ilea eaat ol �� llaon creek,
��� - - i-i.vM-i.t An l.r-tu*., thenee IHirlhH cat Ai
i .��� nortltf-taiaichaliin, iheuc** a-mth-
, mi to th** the polut ol commeliceuteiit
loot | 40 a, res, more or leas.
1    bated Nov. a ib. IWl.
AaiHlSAl.li  AMiIH-oN   BaI.LARO,
Ageut V   J   hAksoss,
Nelson l^inil District. Dinlrtcl nl West Kootenav
Take notice that John J a men Canier-tii, of
l.-ruie, Briitab Columbia, occupation contractor, intenda to apply for permission to
busrehasa the fotiowiuK deewlhed i-mi-. i.oin-
ni' tick"*- hi a posi pianU-d on the southern
boundary of the M: <". Houthern rtghtVOlivay
about 40 t-tialns wenterlv  from  the N* W  corner
of lot SJ-vt, group  I>  Koolenay, thence mi '."
chain*, theuce east 40 chains, tbence uorth 60
chains to lhe nouthein boundary of tbe naii)
riKhi of--ay, thenos westerly aloiiK naid south
, rn l-,undary of ri-jhl-of why to the point f
coinnionoemeut, atui iHiutalniUK 'XVi acrea, more
or less.
Dated November yth, 1907.
.!��� xxy   Jathf.** ''**-*"htu.
Nelson l-au>l Disirtct District oi West Kooteimy
Take notice that John Bhielli of Need lea. B.C ,
occupation rancher, lutends to apply for permission to purchase the following describe-l
laud; '-oraDieiicing Ht a pont planted at the
iiorthweal corner of I��i 7*93, thence west SB
chains, thence nouth Ho chains, thence east 4t)
chains, thanee north no chains to the point of
comiaencemeut. and containing 8*0 acren, more
or leaa.
1 ated !Bth October. 1907.              Jam*** :-hi*LL,
 K ������   FAi-jriKK. Agent 	
Nelson I-anri District Dintrict of Weat Kootenay
Take notice that Angus Me-Oill, ol the City of
Nelaon, occupation (��� i ��� h.hh. intends to apply for
permission t-i purchase lhe following d.*scribed
landn: Commeneing at a post planted at the
.V W. corner L. C. Morrlson'n rar.cli , ln Fir
alley, tin ~:ee north forty <4U) ehainn, thene
aat   fo-iy  (40) chains,   thence   r--.mli    lofty   (40
aiim, theuce went forty (4U)  chaltin olut o
nimeucement, aud rem lain tne one hundred
d alxty (160) acrea. more or less.
Dteil Wepti- nber 2n ���    1907 AMir.  Ms-'.mi.
| "*" - ���, Land Dlnlrlcl. Dlalrtct of Weal Koolenay
lak, QotlOS thai W. A. Hudson, timber crulaer,
nl Spokane, Hpokane county. Wanhingtoii, one
of tlu- I'nlte'l Males of Ameriea, tul* Uda lo apply
I*.i ��v .[��-. m, timtMT license over the i.olowing
���'* si. 1 Un.ia (.Commencing at a pont uiatkwl
lad i.ii .he north bank id corn creek.
���ttt-    auction al ths NoTth lork olGorn creek
witli the main stream, about Ave miles in a
weaterlt direction from confluence ol Bald Corn
creel with ihe Kootenav rteer; thence north 40
ehaini; thanoe went Itio" ehainn: thence sonth *"
.cbatna;   Lhenoe cast ISO chains to point of coin-
Bi     ��� im nl, < outalutng (*-tU SOTSS more or lev*.
1     -m'.   land   admltia Umber   limit   No  7   OO  UM
west and tun bet limit  No. ����� on ths south, at 10-
ested i.v mu.
Loi sled November 7, IWl.
WU.USJI A   H-D-OKM. Locator.
*       ued by Patrick C tttaliie
l". lared ami signed by IhS wilhtu named W
. A  HadsoQ  on  thu'J9th rtay ot November, A   ��
I J*n. tMfora me at Hpokane, inohans  i onntTi
���VMbiiigion, one of the I'nlle'i Mates of America.
l'ATht. K 0    MIIKI.
1 KslsonLand District. Diatnet ot Wesl Kootenaj
Take notloa that Issbetls Pletee.   f Mran-,i.urg,
i ai on married woman, Intsudi to apply
lor permission to porabsss the iollowing des-
1 'ii-.i lands;   Uomssenolns si a post planied *
>l  the   north  boundary ol  L-*
.      __.idarjr ol
���1   the  east   bonmiary   ot    Lot    Nu-   M��*
>IM chalna, mote or 1��SS. tO thi
easioe rn*inn. more oi if���i. .<��� '"i ������>���>������<
imar ol Minln-r l.iiull No. 7t.7l, thetice
'Uh an ehalns, thence wni SO chains, iinucr
"-1-. \<i the east side   ol    W halMiaii   lake,   theuce
I ' ��� "*��.ng khuic iu h sontbsrtv an.l   wostsrij
���hieeiioii in. chains,  more or  leas  lOt���Slntei
���"'Don wuh LotSltt, thenoe85 chains,  mora oi
���,-v lollowlng  easterly   boundary   ol Lot ��D*-> l'��
1- sn' .it . ou.tio nceuieol-
"nie'l7ih October, \WI.        ihahkm.a I'ishcs,
F   ���:   F*fi*i !��� it.    iT-i'i
Nslauo l.aml Dmtn.l. Dlnli.cioi Wasl K".-u io.)
,'ake notloa lhat Alexander J. UoOoolj pi
ftrule, B.C..occupation clerk, luien-i** to sppl)
1 " 1"-iiiilsalon   to   purchase   lhe   follow log   (lea
Ibedland;   Oonunennlns at a pom planted on
11 'i.iiMii boundary oi B  0 Southern Hall
; *aj right of way,   about olie   ami   a  ball  nUMM
eoatsrlj trem ths northwest oornei nllotss-sii
���"������'il' 1, Koolenay, theuce SOUth H�� cliaiu-*,
ll* n't-uaat wi chains. tb�� ncc norih HU chalna lo
"'Utorii boundary ot aai'l right of-wa . tbence
*'M mi chains along aabi woullierii boundary lo
(���"lnt (Jf commencement, and containing Otui
���*Nb, more or less
baled November ��lh, 1W.7.
Nelnon Land Diatrlcl    D.ntncl of West Kootenay
kke nollce thHt K. P.     in Icn, acting as ngent
1 h Burdan, ol Poklok, n.b. oocunatlon
cliiinic,   inieiidr*   lo   apply   lor   permission   lo
hass the lollowlng de.. Iliad   LandJ'    '
Ferry, Waterloo, Columbia River.
In SOOOrdance With Chapter "H. P.. P. B.C., 1897.
���Ferries Act." the i-o\eniinint of British Columbia invites applications for a charier for a ferry
to ply between Waterloo, B. 0 , and a point on
the opposite side of the Columbia Klver
Applications will Ik* received by lhe Hon the
Chlet   Commlfnlonei   up   to  and   Including   lhe
.u-i dav of December. UW.
The charter will cover a period expiring on
the 30th, June. 19o��.
The ferr;- slia.11 In- operated whenever required
between 7 a in aiid7 p.m. every day except Sun-
Application!- -dial) give a description of the
scow mi 1 cable it in proposed to line.
Applications shall Mate lhe lolls it is proposed
to ask for;���
Kach adult paSM tiger
Kach child mot in arms) under IS years.
Kach b#ad ol -Settle, Imrse. mul" or donkey, etc.
Kach call, sheep, goat or swine, etc
Fach vehicle, with one bOtSS and driver.
Each curt or waggon, with one horse and
driver*, loaded.
Each Vehicle, wilh two horses aud driver, unloaded.
Each vehicle, with two horses and driver,
Bach parcel id 2A lbs , and under.
Freight per lis) lbs . aud under, non-perishable
Freight per l-o lbs and under, -perishable goods
I lie  government  of   crlll-h  Columbia is  not
necessarily bound to accept nuv application sub-
F. c *;ambi.i:.
Public Works Engineer.
Lan Is and Works Departmenl.
Victoria. H. c  , December loth. 1907.
Corporation of the City of Nelson.
Nottt't* is hereby given that the first
sitting of tha Court of Revision tor revising ami correcting of the Voters' List
ror the jrear L908, will he hold in Uu*
Council Chamber, City Hall, Nelson, B,
i'.. on Saturday the ^ 1st day of December, Inst., at the hour of 10 o'clock, a.
m \V.  EC.  WAB80N-
Oity Clerk.
Nelson, B. (\, Dec 16th, 1907.
.......,,,,, I,,,,,,,,,,,,,
'.iiik hi a |���,Hl l.htlivt-il
erly .bo
 '<< inn nt a |���,H. j,l(,iut-il <<n ll,.- ('Msu-riy *i,>>.,-
..I A.row l���k��� sn,I sl,..lll  Hi OhftJIU  n.irlll ,.l U'*-
����� '-.,-����������� ni im sn.i. iii,.,.,.' ��ui ao .���n..ii.��.
' " ii.���>. ii..rn, 40 t-h.li.s. n..,ri.... lass, l" Iba las,.
S  it..'ii..' N.,iiti,wt,Ht..ri>' alone .in' lak.sbor.
vu Hi, point ol ,',,miii,'ti,-,.|.,,-ii,,  wiiil  .-.,..ih.....��k
���'sores, un.ru or lua,.
I ..l..I .N,,vLnils*r bib,1907, J.VHB  IIi-si.kn.
  K. 1'    H.'ui.kn. As'"'
s-si'ti.'.' ib hnri'iiv ^ivi'i, that :i Court
"' Itevlilon uml A.ppeal, under tho pro.
''"lona ui the Aaeeaament Act, reepeot-
1 ''us Uiu A��K.H!iin>.iii lion for Hi.' year
:,ll��. r..r Hu- N.-lHi.n Ahbcshii.i'IiI DIs*
'"''I will I... hi'ld nl the (liivi-niini'iH
"'. N'.iHi.n. on Deoember 18th, 1807,
"l 10 a. tn.
|, r. s.  lennie,
J"'.'���' nf Cilirt of Ili'vlHlr.,, nnd Appeal.
I    Nelson, December 2nd, 1007.
City ot Nelson License District.
We, the undersigned, give notice that
ut thu next meeting of the Board of
License Oommleeloneri w,* Intend to apply for a transfer of tha license of the
No Plane Inn from Wm. Ooanell to
C. 13. WADES.
K'elson, Nov. 18, 1907.
Only   the   Warnincj   Voice���A   Week   of
Holy   Days���Services   Tomorrow
in Nelson Churches.
Tomorrow will be the Fourth and luBt
Sunday in Advent. Wednesday win be
Chrtstmai Day, Thursday St. Stephen'*,
Friday   Bt. John   Una   Evangelist"!  and
Saturday the Holy Innocents'. The next
great event tt., be commemorated after
Christmas will be the Epiphany which
Is celebrated  on   January  Cth.
As a festival in the church year
Christmas ranks nest to Blaster. From
every other point of view it is the first
holiday In the year. All the churches of
Nelson will be decorated with evergreens, special music will be rendered,
and children's entertainments will be
given   at most.
The gospel for the fourth Sunday In
Advent co/ttains the reply of John the
Baptist to lhe messengers of the Priests
and Leviles who pent to inquire about
himself and 1.1s mission: "I am the
voice of one crying in the wilderness
Make straight the way of the Lord.'"
The following services are announced
for tomorrow In the churches of Nelson:
Church of 1-Sngland���St. Saviour's.
corner Ward and Silica street. Fourth
Sunday in Advent, holy communion, ^
a. n,.; morniug prayer and litany 11 a.
m.: Sunday School, 2.SS0 p. m.; evensong, 7.30 p. m.; Rev. F. H. Graham
Roman Catholic���Church of Mary Immaculate, corner of Ward and Mill
streets; Low mass, 8 a. ni.; high mass.
10:SJ0 a. m; evening service, 7:30 p. m.
Itev. Father Althoff, priest.
Presbyterian Church���St. Paul's, corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets;
Morning service, 11 a. m.; Sunday
sch.K.1, 2:30 p. m.; evening service, 7:30
p. hi.    Kev. J. T. Ferguson, minister.
Methodist Church���Corner Silica and
Josephine streets;   Morning  service,  11
a. ni.;    evening    service,    7.30  p.  m.; .
Sunday  chopl,  2:30  p.  m.    Kev.  EL X.
Powell,   pastor.
liaplist Church���Stanley street, near
Mill: Morning service. 11 a. m.: even-
In-; service, 7:30 p. m.: Sunday Cchool,
2:30 p. ni.   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.
T_e nolle thai a Court of Revision nf the Voters' List of the City of
Kaslo will all Oh lhe 21st day of December, 1807, at eleven o'clock, n. m.. (local time), and continue from day to day.
If retfulslte, at the Council Chambers of
the City "f Kaslo. 11. C.
Dated this Mih.lay of Deoember, 1907.
Clerk of the Municipality.
Hume School  Report.
The attendance at the Hume school
for December was: Division 1.���Enrol
led 30, average attendance 28. percentage 93.3; Dislsion 2���Enrolled 57, average attendance 49.4, percentage, Sli.li;
total enrolled, S7. average attendance,
77.1;   percentage 89.
The following pupils made perfect
Division 1.���Miss Hate; Freda Bullock, Helen Balding, John Balding, Roy
llodgan. T.my Habegard, Nelson Jackson, Arthur Maurer. Murdo McLeod.
Klioda McGregor, Edith Gilchris'. Ruby
Gilchrist. Elizabeth Lynch, Bruce Gilchrist. Charlotte Ringrose, Telesphore
Marquis, Thorvald Hansen. Mary Williamson. Leslie Bealby, Norab Hopkins.
Division 2���Miss McLennan: Irani:
Bridoott, Ella Brown, Byd Delsreau, Leo
Deslreau, Vera Gilchrist, Esther Babe-
garde, Freddy Hartwiek. Don-is tied
die. Fai'iiuliar llodgln. Earl Jackson.
Leonard Jackson. John Jerome, Tommy
Jerome, Angus McLeod, Gladys McPhee,
Myrtle   M.TI ,  Grace   Munror.  .lames
Ringrose. Walter Ryan. Aline Weber.
Gladys Randall, Willie Held. Lawrence
Hopper Stnnl.'v Sl. George. Charlie
Peterson, Carrie Hopkins. Florence
Hopkins.   Lizzie   Hopkins.     ^^
Geo.  P.  Player
Office   Room   No.   2.   ELLIOT     BLOCK.
From $10 to $25.
Old Curiosity Shop
"COMPANIES   ACT,   18D7.'
the Legislature of BrltUb Columbia ox*
The head Office of the Conumuy Is situate at the Town of Allona, in the Province of  Manitoba.
The amount of tlu capital of the
Company is sixty thoutt&d dollars, dl-
vlded Into six hundred shares of one
hundred dollars each.
Tho head office of the Company in
this Province is situate at Nelson, and
W. A. .Macdonald. HarriHter-at-Law,
whoKe adiln-BH is Nelson, 13. C, Is attorney  for the Company.
Givon under my hand and seal of offlce at Victoria. Province* of l.rHlKh
Columbia, this sixteenth day of November, one thousand nine hundred and
* Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The  objects for which   this    Company has been established and licensed
are: ���
For the purpose and  with the object
of  buying or  acquiring   by   grant,   purchase  or otherwise,  and  leasing,   mortgaging or otherwise transferring or dealing with or disposing    of    real   estate
lands,     tenements,     hereditaments     of
every   description   or   nature,   and   any
and   every   right  and   interest   therein:
developing, cultivating, forming,    settling  and  otherwise   improving and  utilising the same, and of pledging, mortgaging,   leasing,  selling   and   otherwise
dealing  with exchange  or disposing of
the same, and generally of carrying on
lhe business of a land    and    land    improvement company;   and  to carry  on
the  business  of ranching,  farming  and
lumbering;   of aiding an   dassistlng   by
advances  of money  or otherwise,  with
or without    security,    settlers and    intending settlers upon any lands belonging to the company or in thp neighborhood  of  such   lands,   and   generally  to
promote the settlements of land or acquiring,   holding,   selling,   mortgaging,
pledging  and otherwise    dealing    with
mortgages and charges in lands or any
interest therein, and of agreements for
lerest   therein,  and of    investing    and
lumbering; of   aiding and    assisting by
with   covenants     for     the    security of
the purchaseand sale of land or any in-
lending money upon the security of real
and personal estate, goods and chattels,
stocks,   bonds,   Mils   of  exchange,   promissory  notes  or kinds of security  as
an individual may;  to take and receive
mortgages on real or personal estate, or
other security at such rates of interest
as may be agreed Upon;  to sell and to
assign such mortgages or mortgage the
same  by any instrument   in  writing or
agreement,   subject   to   conditions   and
with covenants for the security of the
money   advanced   thereon;    to   execute
mortgages on any lands owned or purchased by the company;  to secure the
purchase price  or  any   part  thereof  of
any lands, tenements or hereditaments
purchased by  the company or for any
other   purpose   whatsoever;   to   borrow
money   at  such rate of  Interest  as  to
the company nii\v seem advisable, and
Issue  deposit   receipts,   bonds,   mortgages or other documents  to the lenders
thereof, and  to  give  mortgages or se-
rurities   upon   all   or   any  of the  company's  assets  for  repayment  of all or
any of the money borrowed; and to sell,
assi'gn, mortgage and    hypothecate    or
pledge  any  of the  ecurities  or  assets
of the said company   for  the  security
01   moneys  advanced   thereon;   to   execute,  sign,    issue,  negotiate,    trausfer,
give   and   take   promissory   notes,   bills
of exchange,    cheques,    bonds,    debentures and other negotiable  instrument,
and  choses  In action  and evidence  of
indebtedness of all  kinds, and to pay.
charge,  and   collect   Interest   thereon,
and  to give  aud  take  chattel   mortga
gi's, bills of sale, and receipt notes, lien
notes,  hire  receipts,  orders for goods,
chattels or money,    warehouse    certificates,  bills  of lading,    warehouse    receipts and other securities or chattels,
machinery,   goods,   wares   or  merchandise; to Improve, cultivate, erect buildings and make other improvements on.
or   survey   and   subdivide   any   portion
of the company's lands; to lend money
and take mortgages on real and personal estate as security therefor and from
time to time to discharge tho same;  to
take  and hold real  estate in trust  or
otherwise   as   security   for   such   loans.
and   to   take   and   hold   collateral   and
other  security  therefor or    for    debts
which may become due to the company;
to   collect   rents,   manage   estates   and
buy   and sell  property  on  commission,
and   to    act    as    valuators,    financial
agents, general and special agents, and
real estate brokers; to carry on the business of buying, selling, manufacturing.
making  or otherwise  acquiring or  pro
ducing any or all    kinds    of    material
used  in  construction,  maintenance  and
r< pairs of   buildings   or    other     struc
tures. including    lumber,    stone,  brink
and plumbers' supplies;  to acquire, construct, equip, own. maintain and operate
warehouses, elevators, factories,    mills,
saw-mills and Hour-mills; of buying ami
selling grains of any kind whatsoever;
of buying and selling implements, buggies, waggons, sleighs,  machinery,  and
angina a of any kind whatsoever; of buy
ing and  selling goods  and merchandise
Of any kind whatsoever, and buying and
selling safes and  vaults; to contract with
individuals   or  corporate   bodies   tn   regard   to   any   undertaking   and   to   sue
and  be  sued in tho name  of  thfi  company  In respect  of the same  and. subject to the provisions of Section C8 of
the  Manitoba Joint Stock Companies Act
to  unite  and  amalgamate  In   whole  or
in part  with  or purchase  the  business
of   any   other    person,   corporation   or
private individual engaged in any of the
businesses above mentioned, and. if so
agreed, to issue therefor paid-up  steel;
in   this  company;   of  carrying  on   any
othor business which seems to the company capable of being conveniently carried on In connection with the above or
which   may  seem   to  the  company calculated to directly or Indirectly enhance
the   value of or  render profitable  any
of the compapy'l properties or rights.
Province of liritish  Columbia.
No. 412.       ,
This is to certify that "The Manitoba
and Western Canada Land Compauy,
Limited," 1 s authorised and licensed to carry on business within tho Province of British Col-
u,mbia, and to carry out or effect all
or any of the objects of the Company
to  winch   the   legislative   authority   of
No. 310.
"COMPANIES   ACT.   1897."
I hereby certify that the "Falls Creek
Copper Mining Company. Limited," has
this day been  registered as an  Kxtra-
Provincial Company under the "Companies Act, 1897," to carry out or effect all or any of the objects of the
Oompany to which the legislative au-
tl o i y of the Legislature of liritish Col-
m i' la extends.
The head office of the Company is slt-
aatfl at the City of Spokane, State of
Washington,  U.  S. A.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is one million five hundred
thousand dollars, divided into one million five hundred thousand shares of
one  dollar  each.
The head office of the Company ln
this Province is situate at Nelson, and
Michael C. Monaghan, Miner, whose
address ls the same, is the attorney
for the Company.
The time of the existence of this Com-
pany is fifty years from the 15th March,
Tho Company is specially limited under section   66  of the  above  Act.
Given under my hand and seal of office at Victoria. Province of Hritish Colombia,   this   15th   day     of     May,     one
thousand  nine  hundred  and  seven.
[US.] S. Y.  WOOTON.
Registrar of Joint Stock Companion.
The objects for which the Company
has been established and registered are
restricted to acquiring, managing, developing, working and selling mines, mineral claims and mining properties, and
the winning, getting, treating, refining
and marketing of mineral therefrom
and   are: ���
(1.) To ob'ain by purchase, lease,
hire, discovery, location or otherwise,
and hold within the Province of British Columbia mines, mineral claims,
mineral leases, prospects, mining lands
and mining rights of every description,
and to work, develop, operate and turn
the same to account, and to sell or
otherwise dispose of the same or any
of them, or any interest therein:
(2.) To dig for. raise, crush, wash,
smelt, assay, analyze, reduce, amalgamate and otherwise treat gold, silver,
copper, lead ores or deposits and other
minerals and metallic substances and
compounds of all kinds, whether belonging to the Company or not, and to render the same merchantable, and to buy,
sell and deal In the same, or any of
(3.) To carry on the business of a
mining, smelting, milling and refining
company In all or any of its branches:
(4.) To acquire by purchase, lease,
hire, exchange or otherwise, such timber lands or leases, timber claims,
licences to cut timber, surface rights
and rights-of-way, water rights and privileges, mills, factories. furnaces.
for smelting and treating ores
and refining metals, buildings, machinery, plant, and other real or personal
property as may be necessary for or
conducive to the proper carrying out
of the  objects  of the Company:
(5.) To constuct, maintain, alter,
make, vork and operate on the property of the Company, or on property
controlled by the Company, any canals,
trails, roads, ways, tramways, bridges,
and reservoirs, dams, flumes, race and
other ways, water-course, aqueducts,
wells, wharves, piers, furnaces, sawmills, crushing works, smelting works.
concentrating works, hydraulic works,
electrical works and appliances, warehouses, buildings, machinery, plant.
stores, and other works and conveniences which may seem conducive to
any of the objpects of the Company,
and, with the consent of the shareholders in general meeting, to contribute to,
subsidise or otherwise aid or take part
In any such operations though construe
ted and maintained by any other company or persons outside of the property
of the Company, and to buy. sell, manufacture and deal fn all kinds of goods,
stores. Implements, provisions, chattels
and effects required by the Company
or its workmen and servants:
(6.) To build, acquire, own. charter,
navigate and use steam and other vessels for the purpose of the. Company:
(7.) To take, acquire, and hold as the
consideration for ores, metals or minerals sold or otherwise disposed of. or
for goods supplied or for work done
by contract or otherwise, shares, debentures, bonds or other securities of or in
any other company the objects of which
are restricted as herein aforesaid, and
to sell or otherwise dispose of the
(8.) To enter into any agreement for
sharing profits, union of interests or cooperation with any other person or company carrying on or about to carry on
any business or transaction which a
companv specially limited under Bectlon
56 of the "Companies Act, lS97."of Rrlt-
Ish Columbia, is authorised to carry on:
(9.) To purchase or otherwise acquire
and undertake all or any of the assets,
business, property, privileges, contracts,
rights, obligations and liabilities of any
person or company carrying on any
part of the business which a company
speciallv limited under Section 56 of
the "Companies Act. 1897." of British
Columbia, is authorised to carry on, or
possessed of property suitable for the
purposes thereof:
(10.) To borrow or raise money for
the puriKise of the Company, but so
that the amount so borrowed or raised
shall not, without the sanction of a
general meeting of tibo Company, exceed one quarter of the amount of the
paid-up capital for the time
being, and for the purpose of
securing such money and Interest or for
any other purpose to mortgage or
charge the undertaking or all or any
part of the property of the Company,
present or after acquired, and to create,
issue, make.draw, accept nnd negotiate
perpetual or redeemable debentures or
debenture stock, promissory notes, bills
of exchange, bills of lading, warrants
obligations, and other negotiable and
trau ste ruble instruments:
(11.) To distribute any of the property of the Company among the members
in specie:
12.) To sell, improve, manage, dt-
velop. exchange, lease, mortgage, dispose of. turn to account or otherwise
deal with the undertaking or tbe whole
or nny part of the property and rights
of the Company, with power to accept
as the consideration any shnros, stocks
or obligations of any company tho objects -of which are restricted under
Section 56 of the "Companies Act,
IS97." of  British  Columbia:
(13.) To do all inch other things ns
are incidental' or conducive to the attainment of the foregoing objects.
Tf       'fO��"
"We bave for rent an up-lo-dule house
tn a ��ood position, containing three bedrooms, dinning room, parlor, kitchen,
pantry,  bathroom and stone  basement,
$25.00 per  month.
ncri.Ai<s ,-vi-*.
H. & M. BIRD
A great many sales have been made of lots ln this charming suburb
of Nelson and only a few best   lots are left.
Don't Forget
That Fire Insurance you were going to put on this fall, or that
accident and health policy you Intended writing which cwa~
all accidents and 30 diseases.
. *._���
Let us quote you rate, on the above.
McDermid & -McHardy
^JS=?I    ���Etsf-klXJ     n      -r��� OW.
C. P. R.
To Montreal, Toronto, and all points
west thereof in Ontario and Quebec.
Quebec, St. John, Halifax, Maritime Province rates on application.
Tickets on sale daily December 1st to
December 31st. Round trip First
class.    90 day limit.
Halifax, St. John or Portland and return
Satooon���$104.50. Second���$78.25.
Steerage���$55.00,   and   up  according to
For    detailed    Information,    sailings
ocean   steamers,   first   class   or   tourist
sleeper   reservations   apply     to    local
agent or
A.O.P. ���...Vancouver. O P.A.. NeUon
T-emont House
Knrovean snd Amertcan Plsn
MSfUl 36 0U,    Booms from V cts. to tl.
only White Hsip -__mo-fe_.
Baker St., Nelson Proprttlou
Host comfortable quarters      Nefso*
Only Uie beat of Liquors and , igsrs
Grand Central Hotel
Thoroughly reno.ated and refurnished. Rooms 60 cents upward. The
dining reotn Is unexcelled ln the city.
House heated throughout with hot
$150.00 Lot on Carbonate St.
$200.00  Two   Lots   on   Observatory   St.
cleared, fenced, small cabin.
$325.00 Lot on Latimer. (Small cabin.)
$450.00 Two Lote on Latimer.   (Fenced
and cultivated.)
J. A. ERIOKSON. Proprietor.
Telephone, 250.    Opposite Court Horn.
and Postoffice. Nelson. B. C.
Queen's Hotel
Baku Street. Nelson. B.,',
iiaTau"**-1 ****** Ao��"��
31S  Baker St.,  Nelaon,  B. C.
Lars.   'Ud   Comfortable   Bedroom, mud- First-
class bluing Room.
MRS. E. C. CLARKE, Proprietreaa.
Battlett   House
Best Dollar-a-Day Home in Nelson.
Th. B.r 1, th. Fines,.
White Help only Employed
foaephlne Bt.
Nelaon. B. O.
CAPITAL,   $25,000.00   In   25 000   share.
of $10.00 each.
MANAGER, Crazier W. Bourke.
OFFICE, Nn. X2 Hakor St.  (Croasdalle
& Oo.)
SEE lhe cement blocks displayed ln the
SUiiiilar.l l'*urn!ture Co.'s window
APPLICATIONS for stock are Invited
PARTICULARS and fort-is of Applicn
tlon may bo obtnined nt the Com
l��an\'H .ifllc... or from II. A. Stewart
Solicitor, Nt-lsou, U. C.
Royal Hotel
Rates (1 aud <1 .SO n Day.
Special Rate, to Regular Boarder. ���
All Kinds of Heating Plants In Stock.
Victoria SL, Nr. Oosra House.      Tel. 181.
W.    Q.    OIL-LETT
Contractor   *-.*i��_"
Pole tii't'tn fnr the Porto Kt-*o Lumber Oo,, Ltd..
retnll vhhU Roui-h uml .ir,-s*il iunstt-er, turu��*ii
work mul i.rivki i-- r<ia*U '-uh ami **lilu*-le*, ps��b
ml. i1,>.'iv (V-TH'iit, brick and Ihm* f<ir -wis,
AutMimUic wriii'lt r,
INsttU-SOfS,   Eft. t :
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j 1
1     T
Our Diamond Rings
are   in   demand.     Why?    Because they are beautiful, well  made and of
good  quality.    We  manufacture  them   ourselves,   and   guarantee  them.
We will take  back any of your  diamonds  for  90 per  cent,  of their
full  value   at any  time..   See  our  $S?5.00   rings.	
Watchmaker and Optician
New Irish
New embroidered table
covers and centres. New
Chinese embroidered doylies and centre pieces.
These are all new goods
having just arrived this
Sec Us
Few Good Fr ait Land
io Ace- Blocks to 800
Acre Blocks.
Bedrock Prices.
Easy Terms.
H. E. Croadsdaik & <��
Next Door to Bank of Commerce.
��� AT THE��� $
Queen Cigar  Store
Z_M p-reaenta t"r   everybody.
Corn's* oiirlv sand &t< Id the rash.
BUSH  <_  MATT HEW.  Props. >
Bay Now
We have a Good Selection of
Cheap Houses from $750 to
$(500. Let us show you
them. Some extra snaps for
investment or for a home.
A. McDonalds,: Co.
Dealer**, iu staple aud fancy Groceri-*....
Butter, Ekks.
Oaxup and MinerB' Supplies.
A. M. Can. See. C. E.
Mining Work a Specialty.
Office-.  Uesley .'ullding.    P. O. Box 434
���-Jew ��t., NELSON, ���- C.
Th.. Bast Ham .'oai on t_e market.
Bunt-lieucl I3ri-
The Bt-sl  Dome*'ic C'osl.
West Transfer Co.
Corner of Stanley and Victoria Sts.
Two Blocks from Depot.
E Pi Iconer. D n- ��� r: Miss M ���"������' i r-
son. Miss M. Seed, Vancouver; Miss J.
Stuart, ... ESdwards, Trail; buss ... -ic-
Mynn, Miss 11. Shaw, Tale; W. Man-
hart, Spokane.
Cor.     VsnHX,  et.O     ...inl.SlrLtlH
W. N. Sec-ale. O. L. Matdln,  W.  Mr-
��� Sin. Calgary; A. Lucas, A. Carney,
li    Carney, Kaslo;   It.  Armstrong, Chl-
A   Cameron, Montreal;   D. C.
U,   P.   B.   Wilson, Cranbrook;   I:
P. Wllliai       \  s   Macdonald, A   I    Mi-
B :    S. f. Tolmle, Victoria
W. o. Willi; .-      Oreenwood; s. J. tioi-
man.  E-dmonton.
I.. J. Lormer,  Bonnlngton;  C. Bower,
r     man,   Kri<-:   K.  M.
:   Blckland, Vinir;   It. B.  Mc-
in;  H. A   McShee
1    Schwartz, Alton;.:   H.  W.
'   ,-.... ;    \V.   I.    W. 'U.-rll'-r.    I
'���������'   Robe ts,  '*:* >la    W. H. Fox, Castle-
gar;  Mrs   l-S. A   Davles, Miss E. Danes.
i.'i.   is    \    Pinlan,  Penile;   J. N.
D.   Murray.   Frultrale;   II
Salmo;   i. McCntcheon, I.   M
MeCutcneon. Probisher. Sask.
J. McRae and  Bon   Miss McRae, Ski
- ii     l    Rip, r,   S.   Ii.--!;-.   li.  J.  Inglls.
v.    sll ipson,   Bowser;     A.   Iv
. I wife, Lethbrldge; J. Cherring-
ton ami wife, Regina.
A    B   Carr, Silverton;   .1.  McDonald,
b 11;   W.  Morrison,  Shields;   \v   I".
\ ��� ��� de, n   i;   P. Palmei Green
wo .1     A    I    Qurand,  Brie;  Thos.   Inland, Westley.
s. Btanletgh, Kansas;  t  Sharer, Beas-
lev;   W.  H   Sharp, Pincher;  s   Lancas-
ter, Coleman;   W.  Prewar, W. Symms,
II   Dai It  T Cunnlngh im, Trail; B ll
'.',"!;. ;r!- i   N   ' '!  p Q   ll   Williams, Trail
F. Cole, Medicine Hat; .1. White II. Km-
eraon,   J.   Hawkins,   M.   While,   Silver
Alice Roller Rink
Bowling Alley
DEC.   :25th
Afternoon ot Dec. 21 it
Dance hy  Kink  Company, Dec.   Hint.
Hand:   Monday, Thursday, and Satin-
day evenings.
Mornings,   afternoons   and   evenings,
without  hand, children  15c  adults lie,
Including skales.
Evenings with hand, except Saturday
ironings, 4l,e, including skate's.
Saturday   evening,   hand   and   special
attractions, to 11 o'clock, Cue, in MUdlng
skates, spectators 2&c.
Left   Town.
A well known pugilist is reported to
have i,-ft the city and taken with him a
aull of eh.ill. s that were not paid for.
,le i.s sai.l ii, be how in Spokane.
Methodist   Christmas  Treat
Tin- auiiu..! Christmas tree ami ������>;
talnmenl  ..i  ii"   Methodist church
Sunda)     School    will    be h. l.i  In
clurch I'ri.la* evening, Dec. 17th.
Football  Challenge.
The Nelson limed Km n hall club chal
lenges an] aggregation of footballers i,
the   city   or   district   to   an
game on  the  afternoon
Day. Der. 25th.
il   Christmas
Died in California.
The Infant child of Qeorge Douglass
died at San Francisco, while en route to
l.os Angeles. The parents were laking
th- little one to I....- Aug. Ls it, the hope
ol restoring it to health.
Tim waOy Canadian
The real genuine English
Holly with lots of herries.
All the trimmings for Xmas
Fine  Fruit.
The apples received from F. is
Fauquier will be well taken rare of an 1
exhibited next June at the Don.inon Fair
at Calgary. They are splendid specimens of the fruit grown on the Arrow-
Christmas Tree.
The first Christmas tree entertain
ment at Meadows school, near Fife, will
take place in the new school room next
Monday evening. The school Is built
on the grounds of W. Spratley, t:n.l already there are sixteen pupils in attendance.
For Charity.
The ladies composing the committee
of the women's charitable organisation
-: ��� at th.* city hall and contributed
clothing and food to those In need. Aa
indicating the lack of poverty in Nelson
it may be said that there were only
three   applications  for  assistance.
A   Wretched   Performance.
Tl;.- few- who wits, seed the production
t' ,. Merchant of Venice" at the
opera houBe last night were greatSy dis*
,,, . I ated, it nut disgusted. Apparently
the members of the company know little
of the requirements of blank verse, and
blundered through their parts like rank
amateurs, or worse.
Convent School Christmas Tree.
The Christmas tree entertain nent at
St. Joseph's Convent school arf.i.ded
greal enjoyment to the pupils. Every
child present received a prize, and an
informal programme, consisting cf
music and recitations was presented by
h. pupils. The response of Santa
Claua .. ih. young uiils who had indicated in writing what they wanted caused much amusement.
No Announcement.
The court of arbitration that has been
sitting on the case of the disputed wage
scale of the St. Eugene mine concluded
its labors early this morning,    lt is understood that a decision has been reached, but it has been customary to repott
such decisions to the labor department
. Ottawa before publication. His Honor
Judge  Wilson,   chairman   of  the  court.
,- a...;  at  .......  p.  in.   today  that  nothing
could  yet   be  published.      Information
uiil probably  be available by  Monday.
Methodist Services.
Christmas services will be held in the
Methodist church tomorrow. Morning
subject. "Emmanuel, God Wilh Us."
Evening subject, "Christmas I-egends.
and Customs." The following is the list
of special music for the day: Anthems,
morning. "O. Zion That llrlngest Qood
Tidings," by Dr. J. Stainer. "Behold I
1 ring You Qood Tidings." Sir John
Goss. Evening, anthems, "Sing O
Heavens," Barthold Tours, "lt Cam,
Upon the Midnight Clear," Sir Arthur
Sullivan. Obligatory solo. Mis*. Annable
Solo, "O. Holy Night," I Noel., Adolph
Adam. Miss Tollington. Double mixed
qua;!, tl-. "The Lost Chord." Sir Arthur
Sullivan. Organ voluntaries, "I Waited
lor th.- Lord." Mendelssohn: ",'liriM
mas Carol Selections"; "Shout the Glad
Tidings." G. W. Marston. Afn-r the
evening service the Family Circle will
in- ei and will sing Chrismas Carols
The pastor and friends of the Methodist
church wlsli one and all a Merr> Christmas and A Happy New Year, and extend a very hearty invitation to the
Christmas services.
Hiqh   School   At   Home.
The fourth annual At Home of the
.;;ifl and pupils of Nelson high school
was held in the school last evening
After a literary guessing contest in
which all took pari, a division of the
programme was made. In the sdencs
class room President Fraser gave a
demonstration of the use of tl,e projectoscope to an Interested audience
that filled all the available space M. an
while lo the strains of an orchestra eon
sisting of piano and violin, the pupils,
many ex pupils and lhe majority '.f their
"*iests danced in lhe senior class-room.
The music was excellent and the floor
ln good condition and the dancers enjoyed it till about on,, o'clock. The
building was elaborately and tastefully
decorated, most of the work having been
$1.00 per Box
Telephone 181."
Corner Silica and Josephine Sts.
Beautiful Holiday
We are showing a very large and
beautiful assortment of holiday boxed
stationery this year.
You don't have to pay a big price for
it either.
We have a box with very pretty Holly
Decoration, tilled with fabric finish note
and envelopes, at SS5c a box.
We have others iu large assortment
at 4f,c, Sue. Mc and up to f:' :,'< a box.
W. G. Thomson
sggggg* ana    Nelson, B. C.
Phona a-4*.
dune by the poplll themselves. Sapper
was served a' 11. all the pupils fortnitiii
I opt <ia! OOmmlttM for the pturpOM
The school board was represented by
Dr. Arthur and EL J. Steel. Altogether
th<- At Hosm waa very incceesfo] and
enjoyable and oae on which all th* host*-,
and hoete���ei may Kfiecf. with pride.
A. B. McKenzle of Rossland is at the
Alex. Lucas, provincial assessor, arrived  from  Kaslo last   nijjht.
S. F. Tolmle. V. S, arrived from the
<��� iast last night and is at the Hume.
A. Carney, of Kaslu, timber inspector
of East Kootenay, is In the city  today
Ur. Willson, who has been in California fur the past twelve days, will return to Nelson Christmas eve.
Mrs. H. Beer; wife oL Archdeacon
Beer of Kaslo.. is convalescent and will
reurn to her home in a day or so.
Oold Commissioner Wright left for
towns along tin- Crow*f Nest this morning.    He will lie absent  several days.
Prices of  IN.etalt.
New   York    ,Itec.   21.���Silver.   52
copper.  lSHc ,   lead, $4.75.
London,   Dec    Jl.���Silver,   24-,4d.
Fatal Imitation.
Owen Sound, Dec. 21��� The two year
old son of .lames Cathrea, Sydenham
Township, watched his parents singeing
a number of fowls and afterwards, in
their absence, eel the wall pajter on fir*
while Imitating the singeing prooeee.
sitting Mn- io the r-lothlng of his infant
sister with  fatal results.
Turkey   Raffle.
Th< re will  he a Turkey  Raffle at th-
Queens Hon I Christmas Kv��\ ���
English  Holly for Sale.
(;-**�����. Joy has for sale a great quantity
of Kngllsh holly suitable for Christmas
decoration. ���
NICKERSON, the Jewetery Manufactur
er's Agent will sell you goods from samples at 25 per cent, less than regular
prices dlrert from the factories, ln 8
day-H from order. Kverything in the
line.   Order now.
Jobbing   promptly   attended   to.     Plans
and Estimates.
Apply 415 Hall St. Box 385.
IOHT-Thtn  mnriilntr on  Bakr-i Piret-t or ���__.
j    ley Deer Hnk*-r, r. Blank  i *���������'!,������:  Hand Hit*,
������������Mul!.ini' i'i.*,. r- r.ii.i h uum nf mnney.   Klti-lt-r
will j... . ���.   ,,������..- ������ ' mum'U PniK titii hook Co v
ANTBD-Two  Fi,M.rl.,n,..il H.lea lAdlea to,
tin* holiday,  Fr,-it Irvine- .V Co
TWO FlBST-o.���**, HouMt*.. MS besUd     Ap*
H7 bous.ka.par, *rd Sal, C w. i  pleas
Pf��haps you would llr.
to send your friend aon-v.
History.    If so here they ,ff.
Comic History of England. I ra ���- $7.50
Comic History of Rome. I in! $3.50
A   History of Canada, by I'hailes  IS
1)   Roberts,  i ."! $?.25
History of the World, l.v VlOtOI
I.uiuy, uiusll*alio_ ami eol..i..l
maps,  IS  rail .  I loth.  c;lt   top,.   $4.Si0
Illustrated    Hi.tory    of    the    World.
lAnrleni.  Mediaeval,   Modern.)
I   vols,  cloth.    $5.00
Green's History of  England.   1  vol.  .
doth    $4.50
History   of   Civilization   in   England.
hy   II.  T.   Buckle,   I   vol      $2.00
Hi.tory of Bnti.h India, Ceylon,
Strait. Settlement., Borneo and
Hong   Konn,      J4 00
Hi.tory ol  Scotland,  illu .,,;,,. ,)       j,M
Maculay,    Hi.tory    of    England.  :,
vols  India paper, f,,u I���ther. $6.oo
Hi.tory  of the   Reformation ,1.75
History   of   the    Four   George.,  by
.lusiiii MoCuthj   1 rata . India
paper,  limp iei.ih.-r  $2.00
Pari, in lis Splendor, profnMt] 11
Instated and liiatMillleantl.
1 "d  JOOO
Canada Drug & Book Store
Fresh and Salted Meats
Campa inpplied on KhorTi****! sSOttn an<t
lowest prior*. Nothing l.��ut   fn-wh aud
wholesome meats and stipple* kept in otook
Mail ordere rec*��ive careful attention.
E.  C.   TRAVES.   Maoajf**.
Stands.. Furniture Co.
Xmas Cakes
We have Ihem  In  alt   sizes and   will
have them decorated to your own taste
Choquette Bros.
Phone 258.
THE   UptoDate  Baker*
C andies!
"���"llbertu, Almonds. Walnuts, llrnzllR
chiKtmiti,, Appl,- Cider, Northern Spy
apples, Baldwin Apples, Jap Oranges,
FIks, la.Ko layer, California Oranges
and Malaga Grapes.
A large assortment of Xma. Roods
Wholesale and retail prices per i]uantlty
S. H. Seaney
Phone 20a. 508(4 Baker St.
Let Us "Sock" it to You
in  tin-  lat.-Bt  Kail and Wlnnr styles q|
Mens Pin,   ii"  arj  w. u*e
up wttB  the Bnasl Hoseersr b
i on !���.;,al.l, ami datable in ��..,- ,.,'a
nl in appeaiaaet Yen .in u.
-In- n-ia d'-slgns Mid
e !.<-'i ... po .'*���'-. i.l.as.iiK to t||
c.ir.et and partlcnlir di-o rs, a:! i��^
OOlora, and warranted to Rive srearittt
an I   wa-li.tig  Hall. lai-li.iii
\..   .....lid like to _ee .-.il oar | at;,.ns comfortable this winter an.l Is order to
do so v , ha-. In MiH-k tin* in si ;,K.*.ort ed line of heating slurts u4 ��wkli|
stoves  and   ia���g-H  ever  before  presented to the public In Koolenay
We ooold I.-- pleased to ! * pon our line aud before makint ywn pw-
cha^e kitd > ;.,.*,- what  we have to offer.
J. H. Ashdown Hardware
Company, Limited. Mstaaa Bramtn
R.  M.   EWERT
5g__*S Lumber, Shingles,
U��th, A"VoulUin��r��, Doors, Window*.
I'urned \V��>rl�� wncl Hr��clt��-t��. Mail Orders prom^J *wa
VUH>a,NS'tl-l-;,!'l     ...    MU-HO.N. I,. C,
Your Xmas List
i-  ii  i fotnpl'-ti'   utili sm   you  havi*   on   it ;i
imir of rilppw tot oatae monabsi "'f the
family,      Tin-   lar-iri-**-!   and  bQll  r-inr'' "f
]i|>,-1- wi* hnvi* ivir hh'iwn in for your
iiik|m*( (ion    thi*-   M*;ir-on.        (huitlnn-t���t'l
housi* nhop-is ui f'linry h-ntliiT**.       Lmiu���'
i ���rii-.s ilippen, l'Vit Borneo��� and bvdcooa
iUppai��� All kind-tttf slipiM-it*. for rhil*
The  Royal
R.   ANDREW   A.   CO.    Proprietor..
Wc iuvite yen to examine our Btod
before purchasing Christmas prc^u ���
Cutlery in great variety.
.Skates, Case Carvers.
Safety    Ra/ors,   Carpet  Sleepers,
etc., etc.
Wood-Vallance  Hardware Co'y


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