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FOR
M.CYON LITHIA WATERS
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Will be delivered    every evening    at
your door for
SO  CENTS  A.   JVIOlNTH
IEUITC BILLS
its of Department
of Marine
T  BOOK-KEEPING
���on of Opposition's Request
hforrrution Before Passing Estimates.
March 9.���Tho first night sit-
lesBioD  lias   been held.    The
|ct  ii.aiine  insisted   ou having
U'h voted  before be brought
1   1 villaining   expeudlture   of
Mr. Urodeur** department Ib
tinting ground for many  dif-
1* oi gratters.    The minister
;, a  bud  example.     For  hia
rland and Paris lust summer
am u .t   variously estimated
I4.HUU up,  no one cau find out
pa much. A pun of this money
>oi money voWd for ice break-
is.    Travelling  expenses  ol
lu- &.'oi mixed up witli his of-
ipeuditure.      Nothwithstunding
he   was  a   guest  of  the
atiun while he was In England.
Itinnlaler so extravagant aud so
Itie   staff is ea*y game aud the
But Is plundered rlgnt aud  left.
$lc scandal, the Montculm scan-
Miubbe scandals, tlie  Merwin
have been followed by others
>     branch of   the   department.
was   proved   tha*   middleman
Iliad been     ... nig staple articles
|peu Canadian  market and sell-
the department al 50 to 187
ruflt, Mr.   llrodeur  promised
.    performance was employ-
legud    exi>ert     bookkeepers
fc'�� York, at a cost of $50,000, to
��� s  -.stem of accounting, while
lui     to buy goods ou the Bar.'.
��,       111 the same old grafters,
b)   the   same   officials  at   all
price*.
I was   not  a   professional
I k( 1 ping, but a moral one ot
Mr.   Brodeur's   remedy   has
added    one  to  the  number ot
operation*.     There   should   be
I strvlce  accountants  who   could
pge the sytem.     If outside  help
jeiled there is plenty In this coun-
lut a deal was  made whereby  a
J States concern supplied alleged
} und ran up this $50,000 in bills,
1 starting of a new set of book*
Ingle one of  tbe  sixteen  depart-
lot ih.   public service.    Here are
pf the payments:   (Hansard,  Dell. 1907, p. 5��0.   Auditor gener-
bort 1909-07, p. 77.)
jlli   Falconer,  at $40   per
 $7,032.04
Puiin. at $75 per day       182.12
JRlchards, al $75 per day 2,277.til
|Rui nil, at $50 per day.. 2,310.89
Fawcett, at $50 per day 504.44
|Ai'iini at $::u per day. ... 1.180.04
Uland, at $:!0 per day... 5,801.u.'.
I1 Pan . at $25 per day... 1,:(78.26
at $25 per dny. . . 2,2:11.28
[Marven, ut $20 per day.. 5,282.05
Ptrldge, ai $15 per day... 3,407.55
[Murray, ut  $15 per day..   1,651.04
'"et, ut $16 per day   1,524.95
'0Ue, ut $ir. per day    1,044.48
I'i'*''I. al $15 per day   2,275.15
I'�� us is known all these but one
1 'rom the United States, nnd sev-
|��f them are young men Bald to be
Ijliu? $600 lo $1,000 a year from Ihe
|ri<iui am.    The  government paid
���"Welling expenses from New York
pdd their hoard ln  Ottawa.    The
"nice rui board was $5 per day ouch
pur nu 11, j.| per <jay cttch for live
m d $3 per day   for nine other*
lis a   pretty high rate for transient
|��lerk8,. considering that one or the
��n was-   In   Ottntwa  175  and  that
ps Were 14%, 267 nnd 204 days, atore-
'*o or  three members of parlla-
|t whi met these expertB tn Ottawu,
1 boarded  at   the   same  house  with
1�� ot them,   positively   assured   the
V'tor thai while the country was pay-
pi ami $5 per day for their board,
hoarders  themselves   were   paying
than $1   per  rjny       Mr     Brodour
fmnly  stuted  that the  expartB  fur-
'"    Toucher* for all  payments,  but
"bilged  to < correct   his   stutement
I ' shown lhat certain nccounta pro-
F'd had no vouchers with them.    It
as ir tite whole bookkeeping sys-
���%
NELSON. B. C. MONDAY. MARCH 9. (90S.
Fifty Cbnts a month
IWl
tein. professedly undertaking in protect
tho government from boodler*, was a
grand boodling operation. A:r. Ilrudeur
found that with this mutter and nil
travelling bills unexplained he could
not get his estimate* voted and though
ho fought two night* and three days he
got no further ahead and finds himself
obliged to clear np the matter before he
gets hiB vote.
The immediate cause of the long sitting may be brelly explained. Mr. lirodeur's estimates had been partly voted
before going any further to produce certain information, which the bouse had
ordered und the minister agreed to
bring, before his estimates were again
taken up. He failed to have he papers
ready al the time promised, though he
claimed that this failure was through
no personal fault of hiB own, but was
due to the absence of his deputy. Under
these circumstances opposition members asked that the marine estimates
be postponed and those of some other
department ta'teu up. A.s all the luin-
Jsters have money to vote that course
Bight easily have been followed. Hut
Mr. Hrodeur insisted lhat his own yotes
should be paased. Conservative members stood by their declaration, to
which the minister had himself assented, that the Information should be given
lirst and the vole afterwards, and that
If through auy misfortune Mr. Brodeur
had failed to get his papers ready
some other minister who had not railed
should take up his estimates. Mr. Hrodeur refused to allow oilier work to be
done. He was thus himself the obstructor, and Is responsible for tlie loss
of time.
It was found that not only was the
money of the itni����rted bookkeepers for
board and expenses paid without vouchers, but thut no officer certified to the
coiToctnosa of most of the 1(0,000 paid
for Ihe accounting. A large part was
paid on the mere certificate of the men
to whom the money vent. It would
have i uited the minister to have his
money voted before these and other
facts were known, as It suits other ministers to shut out enquiry into all doubtful matters of public expenditure. Hut
there must be a limit lo these suppressions.
PANAMA CANAL USELESS
Gt.'national Declaration of Former Chief
engineer���All   Benefit Will
go  to   Europe.
New Haven, Conn., March 9.���John F.
Stevens, president of the New York, N.
II. and H. railway, and former chler engineer ol the Panama canal, has Issued
a statement regarding the waterway ln
which he prophesies its failure.
Mr. Stevens says the canal will not
help the United States in its trade with
South America, as practically all ot the
inhabitants oi the southern continent
are east of the Andes. He also says
that in the commercial relations of the
United States with the Islands of the
Pacini- and tbe tar east the canal will
bo of little value. The coal and wheat
centres of tlie United States are inland,
ihcir products have to be started on
their way by rail; when once loaded on
ears It would be no cheaper to ship to
the Atlantic and then ship it to the east
by wuy of the canal, than It would be
to ship It directly to the countries in
the east by rail and ship.
Furthermore, Mr. Stevens believes
lhat the coal supply of the United States
Is fast diminishing and thai China will
be the coal country or the future. Siberia, he says, will be the wheat country of the future with Indiu second. The
Panama canal cannot hope to feecoma
anything other tliuu an expense, according to Mr. Stevens. It will not meet
expenses. And It will cost more than is
expected. It will be an advantage ix>
UJuropans countries not lo the United
States. '
Thu date of tho finishing or ihe canal
he fixes as January 1915. The idea ot
the canal being of great value to the
United States In lime of warfare, since
the American naval forces dan be qulck-
ly sent from one coast to the other, he
suys, is utterly absurd. It would take
days for the ships to get round nnd
duting that time hostile Bhella would
have done their work. Mr. Stevens believes that It would be a far wiser plan
of delenso to put the money that the
canal will cost Into a greater navy.
De Wet's Nephew Weds.
Winnipeg. March 9.���C. R. DeWot, a
nephew of the premier of the Transvaal,
wus married Saturday at the Imperial
hotel to Miss Maud Taslter, the brldo
coining nil the way trom Arrlca. Mr.
und Mrs. DeWet left this morning ror
their future home In Delornlne. where
Mr. DeWct has large agricultural Interests ln that locttllly.
PURl^ mte
Nothing To Be Said About
Miser's Letter
ASQUITf S CURT REPLY
Correspondence Between Emperor of
Germany and First Lord of Admiralty Not Official.
London, March 9.���The hope that the
letter sent last month by Emperor William of Germany to Lord Tweedmouth,
first lord of the admiralty, ln which it
has been charged His Majesty attempted to Influence Great Britain's naval
legislation, and the British minister's reply thereto, would be made public for
the edification of the people, was quickly dispelled by Herbert H. Asqulth,
chancellor or the exchequer, In the
house of commons this afternoon.
In a couple of cut sentences, Mr. As-
quilh. who was acting premier, told A.
J. Halfour and his other questioners-
that he had nothing to add to his statement of Friday and that so far as he
knew Lord Tweedmouth had nothing
lo add to his declaration beyond the
tact lhal Immediately on the receipt of
Emperor's William's letter, the flrst
lord of the admiralty showed it to Sir
Edward Grey, the foreign secretary,
who agreed with the recipient that the
letter had no official character and
should be treated as a private communication.
"It is clearly out of the question,"
continued Mr. Asquith, "to lay private
and personal correspondence on the|
tuble."
A question from Amelius R. Lock-
wood, a Conservative member of the
house, as to whether it was possible for
a communication on such an important
question to lie regardea in any way ar
private, drew a still curter "Yes" rroni
Mr. Asqulth. and wben he was asked to
give the house of commons an opportunity to discuss Ixird Tweedmouth's
action, the acting head of the government maintained a chill silence.
LOCAL AND GENERAL.
Change of Business.
H.   A.   Moore  has   purchased  the No
Place Inn from Pollard & Wade.
Y. P. S.
The members of the Methodist Y. P.
S. are requested to meet in the Congregational church Tuesday at 7.45 p. m.,
from there to proceed in a body to the
Presbyterian church where two members of the Methodise society will conduct the meeting.
C.  P.  R. Conference.
J. S. Lawrence, C. P. R. superintendent at Medicine Hat. and N. Freeze,
accountant at Cranbrook, both of whom
were formerly located at Nelson, will
arrive on the Crow boat tonight to confer with Superintendent Coleman on
accounting matters.
An Undesirable Citizen.
Oeorge Nlckols. a citizen of "the land
of the free and the home of the brave,"
will be conveyed to the boundary line
tomorrow morning and warned not to
appear again ln Canada. Dominion Immigration Officer Dunlop will accompany Nickols as far as the line. Although Nlckols has only resided in British Columbia for six or eight months, he
has managed during that time to get
Into trouble on several occasions. He
has served two months ln the provincial
gaol, nnd has been a source of continual
annoyance to the gtiardluns of tho
peace.
Saturday's  Chambers.
His Honor Judge Wilson held a chamber session on Saturday and disposed of
many motions, tho most Important ot
which was ln reference to the claims
against the Hall Mines company. In
West Kootenay Butcher company,
S. H. Soaney, and Horswell vs. Jewell,
W. H. Bullock-Webster obtained an order tor service ex Juris, the derendant
being now at Alix, Alta. In Coombs vs.
McKenna. W. H. Bullock-Webster obtained an order for substitutional service. In the goods of T. B. Mny, deceased, W. H. Bullock-Webster obtained
order for probate. In the goods of Yaau
Sato, order for probate wub granted to|
W. H. Bullock-Webster. In yie estates
of Charles C. Clarke, J. O'Shea obtained
nn order appointing E. B. McDermld ad
mliilstrator. In the estate of Henry
Bherran, J. O'Shea obtained letters ol
administration for the widow. H. C
Hall obtained a final order cancelling
the townslte of Robson. In Wall and
Creelman vs. Ontario Accident Insur
nnce Co., W. A. Macdonald, K. C, for
the plaintiffs, asked for an order for
further and better answers to Interrogatories; R. S. Lennle contra. The
order ln part was grunted. In Marks et
al. vs. Hall Mines, J. O'Shea obtained
nn order to add as party defendants
Flint Ramsay, of North Kensington,
London, and Ernest Prler Ashley, also
of London, trustee*.
SUFFRAGETTES AND BEER
Triala    of    British    Liberate���Woman's
Franchise and  Licenaing BUI
Causing Trouble.
London, March 9.���The English atmosphere has been quite murky with
strong language for the past few days,
and not all of it comes from masculine
lips. There is the Licensing Bill, which
threatens the workingman and his beer.
Then there is the Woman Suffrage Bill,
which was burled under the cynical aspect of victory. All ln all, the country
has been set by tbe ears, and there Is
sad need of a good satirist who might
restore the national temper by mixing
these  children   up.     ���
Neither of these dreadful measures
Is ln any Immediate danger of becoming the law of the land, although the
introduction of one caused a shrinkage
in value of $160,000,000 in brewery
shares on the stock exchange, and the
veto on the other caused the militant
Suffragettes to declare a bitterer war
than ever on the Liberal party and all
its works.
The brewing Industry pays the government about $190,000,000 annually in
taxes, which represents two and one-
half times lu own profits. There are
something less than one hundred thousand liquor saloons ln Great Britain, and
the government proposes to close 32,000
of them within fourteen years. Now
it happens that a liquor license has become a sort of vested interest in the
premises that own it ln this country,
and English ethics regard the cancelation of a license without compensation
as frightful injustice. So the government proposes to pay the thirty-two
thousand license-holders who are to be
deprived of their livelihood, at the expense of tbe others who retain licenses.
This project Is denounced by the liquor trade and by such Unionists as
Balfour, as confiscatory, and it is met
by violent threats to put up the price
of beer. The British workman would
resent this more strenuously than the
Unionist proposal to raise the Jrice of
bread by putting a tariff j,n flour.
Hence this storm of vituperation that
rages about the heads of the unfortunate statesmen who comprise the British
government.
Then, too, the West End has its grievances in the feature of the bill which
permits policemen to invade the sacred
precincts of the Carlton or Atheneum
Club, to see If any drunken members
be on the premises. Of course, the
bill has no chance of passing the Lords
ln its present shape, and It will be considerably modified before It can get
there or the commons. The measure
Is. in fact, only another attempt of
the government to make some show of
redeeming another of its embarrassing
pre-election  promises.
The Woman Suffrage Bill is in another category. The government distinctly disallows it, and refuses" to
make it parL of its programme. It Is
a private measure, and, being highly
contentious, stands no chance of enactment at the present session.
Although a large majority of members of the commons are Individually
pledged to support It, Its fate is sealed
by Its reference to the committee of the
whole house, instead of to a standing
committee. The Suffragettes know thlB.
Hence their rage over empty victory.
It is ndt the first time the house of
commons has voted in favor of woman
suffrage, and the division brings votes
for women no nearer. The satirical tone
of most of the speeches ln debate hardly testifies to the wisdom of the militant agitation of the past few months.
The strongest serious point urged
against the bill was the lack of proof
that, the ifranchlse is really desired
by the women of England. There wa^
only one bit of direct evidence hearing
on this feature. An enterprising newspaper recently took a poll of Sheffield
on this subject, with the result that a
large  majority voted adversely.
Martin for English Politics.
Vancouver. March 9.���Joseph Martin,
K. C, will leave In October for England, where he will take legal work before the privy council. He also Intends
to enter political journalism, and probably will eventually euter political life
ln   the  old  country.
Prices  of Metals.
New York, March 9.���Silver, 65%c.
London,  March  9.���Silver,  26   9M6d.
lead, ��13, 17s., Oil.
NEW COMMISSION
Joiot Board To Delimit
Boundaries
INTERNATIONAL WATERS
Openlna  Copper Quotations.
(By McDermld & McHardy.)
New York, March 9, 1908.
Asked Bid
C.ranby    $95.00        $80.00
Dominion   Copper     2.26 2.12H
B. 0. Copper     4.25 4.00
Justice Mabee To Succeed Killam���
Parliamentary News���Canada
from Ocean to Ocean.
Ottowa, March 9.���The government
bas agreed with the United States to
the appointment of a joint commission
which will be entrusted with tbe delimitation of international boundary waters in question which include those
between Vancouver Island and the
State of Washington.
It Is practically understood that Justice May bee of the Ontario high court
will succeed the late Justice Killam
as chairman of thu railway commission.
The employees of the King Edward
mine at Cobalt, and the Seamen's Union
of Kingston, have applied for boards ot
investigation Into their alleged grievances in the matter of wages.
The report on parliamentary bye-elections last year shows that fourteen vacancies occurred in the commons, ln
five ot these Liberals were elected by
acclamation, and for the remaining nine
seats, six Liberals and three Conservatives were elected.
The report of the Quebec bridge commission will probably be laid before
parliament this afternoon. It is possible
that the Dominion government will compromise with the PhoenH Bridge company, builders of the bridge, in settlement of financial losses Involved.
Lieut. E. La Belle, of the Bth regiment, Montreal, aud Major W. D. King,
46 regiment, Bowmanville, have been
appointed respectively commander and
adjutant of this year's Ulsley t
.he judges' detailed report on Earl
Grey's musical competition was issued
today. The table shows that out of 50
marks, Ottawa Conservatory of Music
scored 37; Quebec Symphony Orchestra,
35; Ottawa Orpheus Glee club, 35, and
Ottawa Choral society. 30.
Sydney. N. S., March 9.���A case of
black leprosy has been discovered in a
family named Campbell at Campered,
Richmond county.
Toronto, March 9.���Nellie Wallace, 22
years old, a student at the Normal
scchool, who came from Blind River,
near Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., is dead from
blood poisoning. Some time ago, while
trying to remove an in-growing toe nail.
Miss Walhtee sllgntly lacerated the flesh
and paid no attention to the small
wound. The girl died a few hours before her parents arrived from Blind
River.
Kenora, March 9.���Rev. Father Hert-
man, resident priest here, died today in
the hospital after several weeks' illness
from rheumatic fever. Father Hertman
came here from Duluth 13 .. '-"'h ago.
He was only 35 year; of age.
Osanga, Sask., March 9.���Wllliai i
Gates, a farmer near here, died suddenly  yesterday.
Etomais, Sask., March 9.���Win. Pottl-
cnlre suicided here by hanging himself
today. He was an Englishman, 40 years
old,  and  married. ���
Fernie, March  9.���An  unknown  man
was found on Ihe C.  P. R. tracks at
Hosmer, eight miles west of here, yesterday  morning.    The body was  badly
mutilated.
Winnipeg,   March 9.���Albert    Evans.
one of the best known mualclanB here,
died yesterday.    He has been manager
here for the Nordhetnier Piano Company for the past 20 years.
Toronto, March 9.���It Is said that
the supremo court of the 1. O. F. at a
meeting In June next will Increase
rates and re-arrange assessments or
those who joined the order previous
to 1899.
Welland, Ont.. March 9.���The east
bank of the Welland canal at a point
three miles south of here, slid into the
water Saturday. It will not likely Impede navigation.
Winnipeg, March 9.���The wheat markets opened weak this morning, three-
quarters of a cent lower than Saturday's
close. Liverpool cables were one and a
quarter to two pence down. There was
an advance ol two cents from the low
point ln Chicago and Minneapolis but
after the government report came out
at 1 p. m. there was a quick break of
a cent and a half with a recovery of
three-quarters  in  the  last few  minutes
of tlie session.
The government report Issued from
Washington shows the amount of wheat
lu the farmers' hands on the 1st ul
March, 148,000,000 bushels against 214,-
000,000 on the same date last year. This
was considered bullish hut as usual the
crowd were long, which caused the dip.
The amount of corn ln the farmers'
hands on the first of march was 972,-
000,000 bushels. Chicago opened 95%,
May closed 9G*4. Minneapolis opened
106%, May closed 107. Winnipeg
March opened 109 ���/,, May 112. Northern
110, May 112%.
NEW   GENERAL FREIGHT  AGENT.
W. C. Bowles of Nelson has Been Transferred to Winnipeg.
Winnipeg, March 9.���The announcement has been made by W. B. Lanigan,
assistant freight trnltic manager of the
C. P. R., that W. C. Bowles of Nelson,
general freight agent of the Kootenay
district, has been appointed to the position cf general freight agent at Winnipeg. The announcement- was made some
days ago that W. M. Kirkpatrick of Toronto, would take the position, but owing to the unwillingness of Mr. Kirkpatrick to come west this has been reconsidered, and Mr. Bowles has received the appointment
Mr. Bowles is well known in Winnipeg as he was here for some time as
chief clerk to W. R. Maclnnes. After
leaving'Winnipeg he went to the coast
and for some years was assistant general freight a ent there. About a year
ago he was promoted to the position
in Nelson an 1 has done excellent work
as freight a- jnt there.
He will a .nine his duties In Winnipeg on Mai h 10, and will be heartily-
welcomed here upon his arrival. His
successor in Nelson has not yet been
appointed.
KING ALFONSO'S PERIL
Insists  on  visit  to   Barcelona   in  Spite
of Warnings���Anarchists  Have
Decreed Hia Death.
Barcelona; March 9.���General Linares,
the cuptuln general of Barcelona, is con-
udenl that the visit of King Alfonso to
Barcelona will pass off satisfactorily.
His Majesty is expected tomorrow morning. General Linares declares that the
population of this city Is anxious to
shjws its loyalty to the king, whose courage iu coming in spite oi the repeated
bomb outrages is generally admired.
Nevertheless, the captain general is
sparing no precautions to safeguard His
.Majesty. Tbe official programme of the
visit has not been allowed to be printed,
and the houses along the streets through
which the king is to pass have all been
thoroughly searched, but in view of the
lact that for twenty years Barcelona has
been a stronghold of Republicanism,
and the centre of violent Carlist agitation, brought about by the withdrawal
of the ancient privileges of Catalonia
at the time the government was centralized, alter the French model, an enthusiastic reception is not expected. Tbe
peril of the king comes chiefly from the
anarchist wing of the Carlists which is
conducting a campaign of bomb operations as reprisals for the alleged ill
treatment of the comrades who are confined in the Mont Junich prison.
���Madrid, March 9.���It developed here
today that a section of the Spanish ministry is bitterly opposed to King Alfonso's going to Barcelona, which is described as a "wasp's nest," but the king,
with a display of old Bourbon courage,
has refused to bOdlssuaded. He con
siders It his duty to go and is confident
that his visit-to Barcelana will appeal
to the chivalrous spirit of the Spanish
people and have a good effect.
A despatch h��" been rtcelved here
trom the Spanish minister to Switzerland, saying that the anarchists or Geneva have decreed the death of King Alfonso and Premier Maura.
PERSONAL.
R .S. Lennle left for Spokane yester
dny morning on professional business.
He will return Wednesday night.
C. W. Busk returned Saturday night
after an extended visit to England, during which he examined Into the fruit
marketing conditions, especially from
the point of view of Kootenay growers
Sergeant T. LtiBconibe Is living over
again the Siege of Lucknow of which
the 50th anniversary Is now passing.
The final siege luBted eleven days. It. woe
at Lucknow Sergeant Luscombe received the Injuries which caused his
early retirement from the serive.
CONDENSED TELEGRAMS.
The Japanese has deferred for two
days final action In the matter of the
Tatsu Maru seizure.
A wireless message from <no D. S.
battleship Georgia says that the fleet Is
now in latitude 14.S7 north, and making
10 V4 knots an hour. It will reuch Magdalena Bay on March 22nd.
Funeral of George Carter.
The funeral of George Carter will
take place at 8 o'clock tonight from the
Standard Fii.nlture company's to the
C. P. R. station. A funeral service will
be conducted bv Nelson Aerie, F. O. E.
Members of the I. O. F. will also attend
Deceased was ;12 years of nge. Death
was due to InjurleB In an accident at
Kootonay Lauding on Saturday.
FULL RECOGNITION
Accorded to Municipal
Union
CONSULTED ON CHANGES
Ex-Mayor Gillett's Account of Annual
Meeting���Acts as Second Parliament.
Ex-Mayor Gillett returned to the city
Saturday night after an extended visit
to the coast cities of British Columbia
and Washington. Everywhere he was
told of marked improvement in conditions and prospects. The expected extensive developments on the northern
coast and on Vancouver Island have
stimulated activity in all the cities and
a boom year is confidently predicted.
While at the coast Mr. Gillett heard
nothing but praise, from members of
both political parties, of the settlement
ot the dispute between the provincial
government and the Grand Trunk Pacific company.
Mr. Gillett was a member ot the executive committee, elected last year, ot
the Union of British Columbia Municipalities. He attended the convention,
held this year in Nanalmo. He explained that, though a member of the executive, as he was not now a member ot
the city council, he was not eligible aa
a delegate. ,
The constitution was then amended
by unanimous vote making members ot
the executive ex-offlclo delegates during
their terms of office, thus giving Mr.
Gillett a voice and vote. V
Among the most important matters
dealt with was a recommendation to
the provincial government that land be -
set aside and $30,000 be appropriated,
for an Old Man's Home, and a farm to
be cultivated by the inmates, municipalities to pay the government in proportion to the number of inmates each
should send, but the management to be
under government authority. Another
resolution asked for a change ln the
Municipal Clauses Act giving to municipalities the right to supply hydro-electric or water power within or without
the municipal limits irrespective of corporation competition. A change in the
School Act was asked to permit a levy
of ten mills Instead ot 5 for school purposes, as every city in the province has
to appropriate at least the amount that
would be represented by such a levy.
There were 47 delegates tn attendance, and a deputation of 14 went down
to Victoria to wait on the cabinet, a full
meeting of which was held for the purpose. Favorable consideration was
promised to all the requests ot the
union, and several ministers personally
expressed approval of the proposal of
the Old Men's Home on such terms as
would allow the Inmates to feel that
they are at least partly earning their
living.
Many other matters were Introduced,
a large number of which were left ln
the hands of the executive.
Mr. Gillett said: "I consider the Union
of Municipalities a second provincial
parliament, und it is recognized as such
at least by the present provincial government. The principle Is practically
established that no changes will be
made in the Municipal Clauses Act
without reference to the Union."
Mr. Gillett could easily have secured
next year's convention for Nelson, but
he had no authority from the city council, and In Nelson's default, the Invitation of Vernon was accepted.
Tommy Quill and Jim Bonner.
Boston. Mass., March 9.���The direct-
tors of the Army athletic club have
found it necessary to postpone tor one
week the international bout between
Matty Baldwin and "Spike" Robson,
which was originally fixed for tomorrow
night. In place of this a bout has been
arranged for between Tommy Quill and
Jim Bonner.
Miles to Meet Gould.
New York,' March 10.���A despatch
from London says that Eustace Miles.
the famous English tennis expert, will
leave there today for this city, where
he ib soon to mtiks an attempt to win
the American amateur court tenuis
championship honors, as well as to re-
galn the British championship which
Jay Gould won from him lust summer.
Mr. Miles Is said to be iu excellent
lorm as the result of several months of
steady practice.
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HUDSON'S BAY
STORES=
OUR NEW STOCK OF
Clothing*   Gents'  Furnishings
and Boots and Shoes
Is beginning to arrive.
In about another week we will be able to offer full lines
in these goods, and can promise you the best value ever offered in the city.
WE WILL TELL YOU MORE ABOUT THESE
GOODS LATER ON.
In the meantime it will pay you to await their   arrival
before niakiug your purchase.
HUDSON'S BAY STORES
NELSON, B. C.
Imperial Bank of Canada
Head Office:   Toronto.
CaplUI Authorised   ��10,000,000    Capital Paid Up $4,860,000
Rest    $4 860,000
l>. R.   * ILKIF. i-r���<ident HON. KOnEKT JAFFKAY   Vic-Pre-rideut
Hi iWI   KAI>
"RANBROOK,
Branches in British Columbia:
rOLDKhT,       NELSON,      REVELSTOKE,
VANCOUVER.    VICTORIA.
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT
Interest  allowed on deposits  from date of deposit and credited quarterly.
NBUSON BKA.NCH aJs.   Me   LAY,  Manaser.
The Royal Bank of Canada
Incorporated A. D. 1869.
HEAD OFFICE,  MONTREAL.
Capital.
. *3,900,000     Reserve Fund ,. M,390,000
Unexcelled facilities for the transaction
of all kinds of Banking  Business.
8PECIAL ATTENTION given to the
.avings Bank Department, and
merest credited Quarterly on
having* Bank Account*.
HOME 8AVINGS BANKS Furnished
on Application, In Large, Medium
or Pocket Size.
Nelson Branch, G. A. SPINK, Manager.
THE DAILY CANADIAN
Publishes] su -:k>> a weea by the
CANADIAN  JTBU8HINU COMPANY, LTD.
Baker tit.. Nelson. B. C
BQoscrlptlon rates, &o cents a month delivered
In tbe cut, or fo.oo a rear if sent by mall, when
paid ln advance-
AilTertlslug- rates on sppllcatloo.
All monies paid iu settlement ot The Pally
Canadian accounts, either for subscriptions or
advertising, must be receipted for on the printed
o rmi of  tbe Company,   other receipts are not
Monday,   March  9,   1908.
RIGHTS   OF   OPPOSITION.
The syBtern of party government Is
recognized as full of imperfections, hut
it Is the best working basis democracy
haB yet discovered. The two parties
which alternately govern the state form
something like an analogy with the two
Kings nf Sparta. A strong government
unchecked by opposition would almost
certainly become corrupt and Indifferent to the rights of the general public.
Ou the other hand too Blroug an opposition may hamper and cripple a government in lis honest efforts to do perfectly legitimate work. But it Is not
eusy to Und the huppy medium. Certainly It has not been round yet.
In the legislative bodies whose proceedings are ot most direct Interest to
British Columbia we have at present,
or had until Saturday, two widely divergent examples.
Tho opposiUon at Victoria can hardly be called an opposition. Its chief
funcUon, performed by Mr. Oliver, Ib
an honestly meant. If somewhat crudely executed, attempt to provide amuse
ment for tlie legislature during the Intervals of serious and Important business conducted by the government. At
the session which cloBcd Saturday this
performance did not Involve any serious
waste of time, and on tho whole little
iiiirin was done.
The opiiosiilon at Ottawa Is of a decidedly different character. It has been
so vigorous, determined and persistent
that mauy Liberals protest that It baa
exceeded the bounds of necessary, and
even of legitimate, criticism. Tbe sit
uatlon Is exceptional and worthy of
careful and  though:fill analysis.
The Liberal party bas been In power
tor nearly twelve years. The three last
general election* have resulted In large
niaJorlllcH, relative to the total membership of the house of commons. Dur
ing all that time the Liberal leaders
have treated the opposition contemptuously, and the rank and Hie have acted on the assumption that their victories entitled them to an absolutely
rree hand, and that the opposition hud
little riulu in the house and none at
all to Interrupt The evil example was
set by .Mr. Fielding at the very first
session.   Mr.   Foster   asked   a   question
ln the not uncommon form: "I hope	
 ," and received the very polite reply from Mr. Fielding: "The honorable
gentleman's hopes are very Interesting."
With that example of courtesy set by
the second member of the cabinet it Is
not to be wondered at that the private
Liberal members formed an exaggerated
view of their rights as compared with
those of their colleagues across (he
house.
The same attitude has been maintained during the whole twelve years, not
only as against ihe attacks of Mr. Foster, hut also against Mr. Borden whose
criticisms have been uniformly restrained and expressed in the most temperate
language.
The natural consequence came a week
and a half ago. The Conservatives were
very patient but they were not Ignorant
of their strict constitutional rights. They
had given ample notice of their Intention to enquire Into the accounts of
Mr. Brodeur's department. Mr. Bfodeur
had actually promised to produce the
itiforiuuiion required. Nevertheless he
faced the public account* committee at
the appointed time with the airy explanation that his deputy was otherwise engaged, the information waa not
quite ready, he was sorry, etc. He sllll
disdained to ask a favor of tho opposition bul Insisted on Ihe passing of estimates   for his   department   In   spite  of
his tailors to produce   the   accounts
promised.   The opposition resented such
Certificate of Improvements.
INO'I ICK.
"April Kool" No. t Mineral Claim, situate
lu the Nelson Mining Division of Wesl Koolouav
District
Where located: Between Kaglo and Handy
creeks, and about one half uitle from the 1-oor-
iii.iii Mill.
'lake uotlce that LI c. Qraao, acting as kf*M
torJ. P. SwMbent, Free MIiim'i I 'erllflcale No.
B7475, Intend, sixty days from the date hereof,
to apply lo the Minim Iterordrr torn certificate
of Improvements, for the purpose of oblaliiluii a
frown (.rant of the above claim.
And further lake notice that action under
section :n, must he commenced before Ihe Issuance of such Certificate of Improvements
bated this litHb day of .Isutiary. A. 1)., 1WI7.
r. C. ORKKN,
Nelson, n. o.
a demand and Mr. Brodeur's estimates
Meanwhile Liberal organs throughout
Meanwhile Liberal organs throughout
the country have set up a roar of scornful Indignation. The Toronto Globe
eloquently characterizes the opposition
contention as "pifBe" and its members
as "a lot of school boys." The reverend
editor is welcome to all the gratification afforded him by his highly original
and l'elicitous expressions, but they do
not touch the controversy.
Mr. Brodeur's discourtesy might be
overlooked. Courtesy trom ministers is
no longer expected at Ottawa, but the
revelations at Ottawa within the last
few years,���the Merwln contract, the
cruise of tbe Arctic and a few more Incidents���have shaken public confidence
in the marine and fisheries department,
and made Investigation a public duty;
all the more imperative since since the
extraordinary sum of $50,000 has been
spent for a special audit of its accounts.
It Is easy for Liberals to shriek
"Slander," and "Obstruction," and to
pertinently revive nccusations against
Conservative ministers of 20 years ago.
That does not affect tbe present situation a particle. Public accounts must
be submitted for the Inspection or the
public's representatives, and not only
Is the Conservative party within Its
tights in Insisting upon such submission,
it is merely performing Its constitutional duties as the opposition in parliament.
CANADIAN
PACIFIC
RAILWAY
One-Way Colonist
Rates to Alberta and
British Columbia
From TORONTO
BRANTFORD
GUELPH
QALT
LONDON $46.05
KINGSTON  50.10
OTTAWA  51.40
OTTAWA via Chicago  52.45
MONTREAL  62.70
QUEBEC  56.00
ST. JOHNMONCTON  60.95
HALIFAX  63.45
Tickets on sale Feb. 29th, April 29th,
1908. Corresponding low rates from Intermediate points.
For further Information as regards to
rates,  etc.,  apply  to
c e. Mcpherson.      j. moe,
O. P. A.. Winnipeg.
W. if. DEACON
p p. A., Nelson
(MP A., Nelson, B.C.
NOTICE.
Notice Is hereby given that the Great
West Railway Company will apply to
the Parliament of Canada, at the present session thereof, for an act amending
the said Company's Acts of Incorporation by striking out the names of those
persons who, by Sections 1 and 2 of
Chapter 167 of the Statutes of 1903, are
created incorporators and provisional
directors of the Company and inserting
In lieu thereof the names of certain
other Individuals as such Incorporators
and provisional directors; changing the
head office of the Company from Nelson,
B. C-, to Port Arthur, Ontario, and extending the respective times for the
commencement and completion of the
various lines of railway which the Company Is empowered to construct.
Dated Ottawa, 31st January, 1908.
CHRYSLER, BETHUNE & LARMOUTH
Solicitors for the Applicants.
INOTIGE.
Tate notice that Alfred Ktlwunl Wattl, of
WftttntjurK, Hiiiir.il Columbia, lumberman, in
tt-ii<l*i to apply for permtifilnn to leaae the fol-
lowiriK .loH'-rffiecl land, altuato near Procter on
tl.r Month Hhoro of the weit arm of Kootenay
Lake, more particularly deacrlbed ai followa:
roiiimt'iiciiiff Ht the northweflt corner of Lot 4
ot Ui< iiO'.t, Group 1, Weat Kootenay DUtrlct,
thanoa 1680 feet (2h.4b chalui) wenterly along tbe
Mm Mi Hhnrf line of the went arm of Kootenay
Lake and helriK the north boundary of Lot 4 of
Lot800 to th�� northwent corner ot Lot 4 ol Lot
ww, thence .',n.i feet <;ii bb chains) along tbe aouth
ahoro Una of the went arm of Kootenay Lake and
being the north boundary of Lot 16 ol Lot 306,
(iroup 1. Wont Kootenay fjlitrlct; thenee north
189 feet (2 chaltja); thence easterly 8960 feet
(fiO 00 chain*) aud parallel with tbe couth shore
line of the went arm of Kootenay Lake; thence
eolith 138 feel (8 ehalna) to nolut of (-eminence-
iiM-nt, und containing 120 acre*-, more or leM.
Odted thin 12th day of February, A. J)., 1908.
A. K. WATTS.
Certificate  of Improvements*
NOTICE.
"Ited Point," "Vernamo," "Greenwood Fractional," "meeuwond and Jack i'ot Fractional"
Mineral f:ia1rnn, Hituate In the Nelaon Mining
Dlvialon of Wevt Kootenay Dlitrlct.
W lie re located:���on Kagle Creek above the
i'ooruian Mine.
Taac notice that I, John McLatchte. of the
<'i!> ol NelHoii, acting an agent for .'our I'. Hwed-
bi>rg, Kree Miner'* Certificate No B7475 and
Oncar JobuKon Free Mlner'n Certificate No B638
intend r-ixiy day* from the date hereof to ap
nl)' to the Mining fieeordor for Certificate! o
Itiiprovemciita, for the purpone of obtaining
Crown Cranta of tbe above el��linn
An<\ further take notice that action, under
Section IJ7, mimi be commenced before tbe la-
Fiiancu of aiieh < ��i 11 il'iiti-n oi Improvement*.
fcl>ated U.li -.7m day.of Hri.tenibur, A   ]J , 1W7
JOHN McLAlOuJK
Tremont House
KuroDean and American Plan
Ms.Is Hi ots.   Booms from at els. to II.
only Whit* Haip Implored.
MALONK   &   TREOILLU8
Baker St.. Nelson Proprietors
Athabasca
Saloon...
CORNER
BAK��R AND
KOOTENAY
STREETS.
Most oomfortable quarters      Nelson
Only the best o (Liquors ami cigars
BILLIARDS. POOL.
MARTIN   IVEN�� JNO.   PHILBERT
Grand Central Hotel
Thoroughly renoTated and refurnished. Rooms 50 cents upward. The
dining room is unexcelled In the city.
House heated throughout with hot
water.
J. A. BRIOKSON, Proprietor.
Telephone, 250.    Opposite Court Rous*
and Postofflce. Nelson. B. C.
Queen's Hotel
Baker street, Nelson. B. c.
RATE8 92 PER  DAY
Largs   and   Comfortable   Bedroom    and First
class Dining Room.
MR8. E. C. CLARKE, Proprietress.
Bartlett   House
OBO. W. BART1.KTT,
Proprietor.
Best DoDar-a-Day House in Nelson.
Tne Bar Is the Finest.
White  Help Only  Employed
Josephine St.
Nelson. B. G.
Royal Hotel
MBS. WILLIAM ROBERTS,;
raoraiBTEBBS.
Rates II and 11.50 a Day.
Special Rates to Betrnlar Boarders
Corporation of the City of Nelson.
NOTICE.
The Board of Health of the City of
Nelson deem it advisable that as' a
measure of precaution all citizens should
be raeclnated, and notice Is hereby
given to those desiring to be vaccinated
and who are not in a position to incur
the expense thereof, that the Medical
Health Officer will be ln the Council
Chamber, City Hail, on Thursday, the
6th day of February, between the hours
of 4 and 5 o'clock p. in., and on each
succeeding week day as required at the
same time and place, for the purpose of
vaccinating those who may present
themselves.
W. E. WASSON,
City Clerk.
February 5th, 1908.
TIMBER NOTICES.
el ion Land Dlitrlct, Dlitrlct of Weat Kootenay
Take notice tbat I, L. W. Hhaver, Intend to apply for a ipeclal licence to cut and carry away
timber from 640 acrea of land : Commencing at
a post marked L. V* . Bhaver, northwest corner
thenee eighty chalni aouth. thence eighty
chalna eait, thence eighty chalna north, thence
eighty chaini weit to place of beginning, containing MO acrea, more or leal, and eaat and adjacent to timber licence 16024, and aluo mmm
and adjacent to timber licence No lb02H, and altto
aouth and adjacent to K. A. Shaver timber limit
No. 1.
Dated November 21at, 1907.
L. W. Hitavkr, locator,
A. Hacks-it, agent.
Nelioa Land Dlatrlct. Dlatrlct of Weit Kootunay
Take notice that I, Charlea Dutcher, Intend
to apply for a ���Denial timber licence, to cut and
carry away timber from ���� acrea of land. Com
mencing at So. 1 poat about 12 mllea went of the
Kootenay river, on the north aide of |Bnuudary
creek1 and north, and adjacent to timber llcenoea
imw. and one mile north of the international
boundary line: commencing at a poat mark-rt
Charlea Dutcher'i aouthweat corner, thence 80
chafna north, thence HO chalna eaat, thence 80
chalna aouth, thenee 80 chalni weat to tbe place
of beginning, containing fi*u acrea. more nr leas.
Located November lBth. 1907.
char j.an Dutchkr, Locator.
No. 2. Commencing at a poat marked < harlca
Dutcher'a aoutheaat corner, thence RO chain*.
north, thence 80 chalni weat, thenee ho chaina
eoutb. thence 80 chalna eaat to the place nf be-
finning, and weat and adjacent to number nue
lmber limit, and containing 640 acrea, more or
leaa.
Located November 18th, 1907.
CUAiLKa Dutchkr. Locator.
No. I. Commencing at a p t marked Charlea
Dutcher'a northweat corner and about 1ft mjlcw
weat of the Kootenay river on the north ride ol
Boundary creek and north and adjacent to limber lieenae 16660. thence aouth 80 chalna, theuce
eaat 80 chalna, thence north 8n chalna, theneo
weat 80 chalna to the place of beginning, eou-
tainlng 640 acrea, more or leaa.
Located November 18th, 1907,
Charles Dutchrr, Locator.
Ne. 4. Commencing at a poat marked charlea
Duteher'i northeaat corner, thence aouth 80
chalni, tbence weat 80 chalni, thence north 80
chalna, thence eaat 80 ehalna to the place of beginning, containing 640 acrea. more or leaa
Located November 18th. 1907.
CHAftLKa Dutchkr, Locator.
No. 6. Commencing at a poat marked Charlea
Dutcher'i loutheaat corner, thence 80 chalna
north, thence 60 chalna west, theuce 80 chiilua,
aouth. thence 80 chains eaat to the place of beginning, containing tf40 acrea. more or leaa.
Located November 18th. 19n7.
Charles Dutchkr, Locator.
No. 6. Commencing at a poat marked Charlei
Dutcher'a southwest corner, thAntic north tO
chains, thence east 80 ohalns,. tbence south 80
chains, tbence weat 80 chains to the place of be-
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WATCH FOR   OUR  FRIDAY BARGAIN SALE
FRED IRVINE & CO.
Special Run Sale of New La-
ces, Embroideries and Muslins
These lines are now on sale at exceedingly low   prices.      A fine stock to
select from.
Embroideries from 5c to $1.50 per yard.
Laces from 25c per dozen up.
New Dress Muslins from 15c to 75c per yard.
FRED IRVINE & CO.
BRITISH CANADIAN WOOD
PULP & PAPER CO., LTD.
313 Cordova Street, Vancouver, B. C.
We have established the townslte of Purl Mellon on Howe Sound, 25 milts from Vancourer. and secured the water right" of Rainy River, which li capable of drreloptug from 2000 to 5000 horse-power, for the location of our mammoth plant lor the manufacture of newspaper, building paper, wrapping paper, etc, tlie
plant to have a capacity of (Co tons of finished paper per week; the company hope to have the pulp plant lo
operation by Nov. 1, 1908.
We now offer for subacription the balance of our first allotment of Preferred 8tock In blocks of 100
shares  at  $1.00  per  share;   each  100 shares entitled to a bonus of 25   shares of Preferred.
The preferred stock is entitled to a dividend of 7 per cent, cnmmenelnc Nove
cent, dividend is due and payable before any dividend Is paid upon the common sto,
been paid upon preferred both stocks thereafter participate equally. There Ib no K
red should not pay from 25 to 50 per cent, dividend*.
member 1, 1908. The 7 r*r
jck. After 7 per cent hu
good reason why the prefer
The books of the corporation are open at any time for the Inspection of the eeneral nul
watered stock no Inflated values, no grOUnd-Uoor plan, or hmre promoters' profits In the en
most corpora.ions, Instead of allowing 15 to IT, per cent, for advertising and sale of sock
mission, literature, newspaper advertising, brokerage, olllce expenses, etc , Is limited to 10 per
The   public  are cordially Invited  to  visit our  demonstrating   plant.   S18   Cordova   street    and   witness
rwT.tCrr<nt0far',hr,^UPm.,[���r: r"S<; mnl��"!"' "5 "S *'���"������"��� ���Jl8card��d ���>'��"'. KB. etc.. that..
public.    There Is no
enterprise.    Unllis
the entire cooper cent.
DIRECTORS:
Captain II. A. Mellon, J. P, American
Lloyds Agent, etc.
W. H. R. Colllster, Manager Albion
Iron Works, Vancouver.
Francis J. P. Gibson, British Columbia Trust Corporation.
J. C. W. Stanley, formerly General
Manager West London Pajer Mills.
London. Kngland.
Col. T. IT. Trncey, M.C., Soc. C. K. V.
L. S., D. L. S., Con., Kng., former City
Kngineor of Vancouver.
Fred Smith, member of Smith,
Wright * Davidson. Wholesale Paper
Co., Vancouver, D. C.
II M liurrltt, Western Manager Cor-
tic.lll silk Co., Vancouver, D. C.
Kustace II. Jenns, Barrister, etc., Vancouver, B. C.
Geo. R. Cates. Cates Shipbuilding
Co.,  Vancouver, B.  C.
Greely Rolls.formerly General Manager Pacific Coast Coda Co.
ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR STOCK MUST  BE   MADE   DIRECT  TO
THE BRITISH COLUMBIA TRUST CORPORATION
VANCOUVER, B. C.
RULL PROSPECTUS SEINT OIN APPLICATION
Klutilnir.   rnnAlnliiK MO a"rns, more or loss
LoeAted November lsili, 19o7.
CHAKI.KS   IlinCHSH.   UlOStor.
West Kootenay bainl District. District of West
Kootcnav.
Take notice  thut I, t. <:. Jtnastt. ol HpokHiie,
W'ash.,01 psllon tliiiticnioiu,   intend   tnitpply
for a special umber licence over tliu followliiK
rlescrlucil lands:
l   Oomnenoing at h post pUiiteu nl the h. w.
coruer, about 1 mile (i.iiii Kvlil Johnstons I' I It
No.OM, SHld pnsl IkIiik Plsecil on the Inlerli*-
tlonal boundary line, thence north 40 chains,
thenee easl HH) chains, thenee south SO chains,
tlienee wesl 100 chains to point ot commencement, conlalntiiK i'.H' acres
Hated December ,'lril, 11*117. J. <:. Janskn
2. CommeneiiiB at a post planted at tha a w.
corner, About 40 chains moth from I lie H w
corner of location No. 1., tlienee nortli 40 chains,
theuce east log ohalns, i hence soulh 4o chains,
Ihenee wesl ISO chains t��� po|n| of commence,
ment. i-ontalniuii fl4o acres. j  ('.'�����
.���on., ;"l5"',n",1,!1","'," """' l'U"""1 '" ""-'i W'
err. i,, 'J"""" "or,h ,r""l "���'��� H. W
t   el,,,,..   I    s.','"1.1    ,"   *' ""���"l!"   ""r,h ��" chains,
���   ��� I XL'ii,''1!"',""1 ""���"c'�� """"' �� chains;
��� ni ,-,,, u"f ''''""" "< Point of oommeiico-
m. nt, containing Mo acres j o. Iashkn.
c���V���,.'r "o'i"l"','"i!j'i I" " i"1"1 Planted at B. w.
��� r er'on',,  ,i .' 'J1'"!1" ,""'"1  ,r<"11 ,hl-'H w
e  -e li   ���',    ' ," '��� ,""���'"'" north40ohatna.
, '"'["','   ''":1","'  ,l"'"'"  SOUtb 40 chains
niii    cm, ,,,       ,'1'"1""1"  point of c.mineiice-
e,..,,..,!","" "' " I""" planted at ths h. w.
��� . ,,.r' ".'!'" '."''hams M.,< in trom llin H. W.
11,,',,."., i',",'!,""" fo��ithenoe north to chains,
1 .ni.. .�� . ,��..''1";"1"' "'clioe soulh 40 chains,
,.'".''?' "i1,"1"" '" Point oi eommence-
meiii, oontaininiM0acres,
becember lib, 1UU7. J. (;. JAN���K.
c.   t-oiumeuelni) at a post planted at the B. VV.
cornor about 40 ohalns north from '.5 -hilM
corner of location No. 5, thence nortn w '   ,���,
theacooasl ISO chains, thsnoo soiitn ��J' ,ori
tlicnco wost loo ohalns, to point of c��m���
ment, containing M0 acres .   ,,   ,,.11*
DecoraUcr 4th,1S07 '��� "��� J"    ,,
7. Commenolng at a poat planteil ���"nJ,)��>,
cornor and adiolnlug tbe N. It corner oi i ,,,,
thonco oast 40 chains, thence SOUIB*" JJ^sj.
Ibcliceeast   40   ohalns,   Ihenee   ���"" "   '   ,.|���II.l
thence west 80 chains, thence north  "���    ���,,,!,
to point of commonoement, oontalniiij flHCci.
December 4th. w.��-
8. Commencing at a post planted at ."L?0,i��lf
comer, about U of a mllo ln a sojiio" rttlI|
rtlreellon from the south fork of "���"" ,i,oli��
ami about 7W miles from the moii"' ���,���,���
south ISO ohalns, thonco oasl 40 pna��"i point
north 16o chains, theuce west *) fjain.
of commencement, containing al" ���'rL ,.-0.s
Ueueaibsr 6th, 1W7. ������ ��' mm The Daily Canadian
ii
THE ORCHARD OF THE EMPIRE"
DIRECT FROH OWNER TO BUYER
eating lines oTtraLponaUon. "^'^ * B����" frUlt 'an<1 '�� *��� K^nay district. British Columbia, on direct
THEHEARTOFTHEFRUIT DISTRICT
ns20
Acres
at FoHlhnll Valley	
Lake.
1291
U9S
Acres
Acres
Lake.
Lake.
2149
Acres
at Whalshan Lake	
. .   Arrow
Lake.
100
Acres
Lake.
306
Acres
Lake.
194
Acres
al  Van Hotilen Creek...
. . .   Arrow
Lake.
120
Acres
at Hutchinson Creek....
..   Arrow
Lake.
205
Acres
at Mowmnn Creek..   ..
,. .  Arrow
Lake.
899
Acres
at. Little Deer Park..   .
...   Arrow
Lake
cr.7
Acres
at Brooklyn	
...   Arrow
Lake.
All of the
above have splendid lake
frontage.
8GO
Acres
between Salmo and Krle
on G. N. Ry.
G7I1
Acres
4 miles north of Krultval
e on  G.   N
Ry.
223 Acres
2 miles north of Fruitvab
on G. N. Ry.
The three tracta laat named  are 40 miles south  of  Nelson  in the famous  Frultvale  district.
AND TEN ACRE ORCHARD TRACTS
At  Fruitvale  and  on the  Arrow   Lakes  with   all  the   conveniences  and comforts of civilization.
School, Post Office, Stores, etc.
Soil, Location, Prices and Terms cannot be beaten.
Plans, Maps, Blue Prints, Prices, Etc., on Application.
Please  specify tract  when  writing for  Information.
Kootenay Orchard Association
Nelson
British Columbia
|:: cannot dine on FROG LEGS every day.    We furnish the
Staples
feef,   Pork,    Mutton  and Veal
Also
Hams. Bacon and hard
With all varieties of
Fresh and Smoked Fish
in the market
Mincemeat of Finest Quality in glass and wood.
P. Burns & Co., Ltd.
.Rossland     NELSON, B. C* Bonrr. ry
Nelson Land District.   Districtol Weat Kootenay.
Take notice tbat Tina Bergman, of Altona,
Man , occupation wife of C. Bergman, farmer,
Altona, Man., intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described lan'l:
Commencing at a pout planted at the N. E. C.
of Hugo Carsteus' application lo purchase and
runuing theneo west 80 chalni thence north SO
chalna, thence east 40 chains, thence south ��
chains 25 links, theuce east 40 chains, thence
aouth 71 chains 75 links to point of commencement, containing 607 acres more or leas.
.'HAKI.KH  MaVBSlIALL,
Dated 23 Decern be
Agen
rlSoY
Went Kootenay Land District. District of Goat
Itiver.
Take notice that I, Oeorge A. Hunt, of Kit.
chener. occupation tlmDerman, intend to
apply for permission to purchase the
lollowing described land: Commencing at a
poM planted about 40 chains, west ot Thompson
marked N. W. corner, theuce south 10.3* chalna
thence east 44.67 chains, theuce uorth 31.45
chains, theuce weat along B. C. Southern Kstl-
way to place of commencement, containing 98.18
acres
Dated January 8th, 1908.        Gkorob H. Hn��T
LAND NOTICES.
I iMHtriri,   District of Weat Kootenay
_        Lies that Harry   Bird, of Nelson, occult, nm,  fnuU' ageut,   Intends to apply for
.union to pun-bane the   following  described
P    < "iiiiiu'iirlng  at a  post   planted  at the
|ifititi  corner  of  Ixtt  373,  theuce running
chains,  thence  went 20 chains,  thence
thai oi, more or less, to the   northerly
! ������!   373,   thence  following   north
Lol .na to point ol commencement,
lining 40 seres, more or less.
' I Ki bruary Iftttt, 1908. Uarhy Hiki>,
K. C. Uuin, Ageut.
arr
pu Und IMstrict.   District ol West Koolenay
1    that Kred. J. Banimona,  agent   tor
'    fanner, of  Nelson, oeeupallou   watch.
r> lutein)*) to apply   for  pcriulaalon to pur-
t tli.��� Jt'lltiwlug  described  lauds:    Common-
l p htl   planted   about 21.4  miles east o!
n-k, ttieuce 40 chains   in  an  easterly
pu"ii,   thence   20 chains    aouth,   thence 40
i h ttaaterly direction, thence 9b chains
:'-' point of commenuemoni, containing
[norsj ur less
|U-<1 Nov  MUh, 1UU7.
KltKI.KI.  k    fOHN    I asnkk,
F. J.Hammons, Ageut.
pn Land District.   District oi West Kootenay
��� that   Fred J    Hammons,  agent lor
Ballard,  of   1'roelor, occupation   rancher,
D'i- iu uppiy (,)r permlaalon to purchaae the
WlQ|   described   lands:     Commencing at a
PUnled abontlUnUlMMIilM Wilson creek,
tbwcil 2.M-haius. thenee northweat U
uos northeast 20 chains, the new south-
ma tu ilio ihe point ol commencement
*"��l;��K *u arres, more or leas.
���v 'Mh, 1��U7.
���\K( UlUAI.Ii   AMUHMiN   MaI.IANIi,
Ageut F. J   Hammond,
il Dlitrlct. District of West Kooleuay
i' e that W. A. Hudson, tiinbercrulaer,
1 ������ Spokana county, Washington, oue
���d States of America, Intends to apply
rlli.', i l1,"ber license over ihe following
( 'l'"i lands: Commencing al a post market!
���"ted ou tiu. nnrth bank ol Corn creek,
*h>n of the North fork of Corn creek
"���in stream, about live miles tu a
'���'ilion from contluencu of said Corn
the Kootenay river; theuce north 4li
'if., went itH> chains; theuce south 40
��� I".. ..am ],,,, QhAlOl to point of com-
oiitisining (j40 acre* more or less.
i timber   limit  No 7   on the
ou the south, as lo��
1.PU
"her 7, 1U07.
if��.u i .    .     W 11.1,1 am A. HunaON, Locator,
1 '""id by Patrick C.Bhlue
fOlfrBd
,i"." "V ''���'iiiaiuiiig MO Ml
��   snd  aiijiuin timber   II
by m '���'        MlIlU Not) ��
'iied .November 7, ltan.
' "id by Patrick c. Hhlne
\&2i "l"1 ���"K'1*;,l *'y Uio within named W
t,,. ' ��" theiuth day of November, A li.
htiiui ,' ""' Ht 8l����kHiie, .Spokane Countv,
���wion oneof the United siatesof America.
  I'ATiUl It  C.  Hit INK.
rlOt,   Dlalritil oi West K.ooleuay
��� "nil Isabella IMeree,   I Slrassburg,
PflrmiaaitTn*r,r ���**   w,,ll'sn,   intends   to apply
id land-,   i*    Purah*M too  following des-
niemnnt.      '"'"nenelng at a poat planted at
,^,"''1011 of  ihu  north  boun.ltiry of l��t
eas.tr,' ,'!lMti boundary   ol   l,ot   No.   818ft,
aroBF *i^.10!' moro ,,r ������������� t�� l��o north*
"'HBi-liai.'.y V'Il,,t,r   Limit   No. 7671,   thence
i M> toe al.?' &9nm we"1 ao ��h*ini, more or
lw"ii[ m ,7 M,!lt! "' Whatshan  lake,  thence
"Ioiiiin   ,!"   '"   R  "outherlv   and   westerly
l��n witii     ''ll!,M' Inure or �����" to the Inter
���-^llowi...:      lli'*' t"��'.uuau chains
"��(."',      ^"turly   boundary  q| J
kMiu,
more or
���,.���-.. udary  ufLolHlHDto
���miiiicernout.
"'���lober, 1U07.        UAMtXl IMkrok,
F. (1. PAnijt'iMR, *g��nt.
Lke l|^'''1 "lf,t--."l. Distrlclol Weil Kootenay
HI.., ji {!"'; "-'it Alexander J. McCool, of
HrnnHhii;,;M'!'"l��Hilon clerk, intends to apply
*'Uand ,." Porchaae tho followli.g dea-
"""���'-uri, '""''-fnctng at a }H>at planted on
tr��  boundary  oill.C HoutLeru  Kail.
way rlghl-of-way, about one aud a half miles
westerly from the northwest corner of lot H9*tS,
group 1, Kootenay, thence south 80 chains,
theuce cast 80 chalna. theuce nnnii Mi chains to
southern boundary of said right-of-war. theuce
west 80 chains along aald Houtlu-ru boundary to
polut of commencement, and containing 600
acres, more or less.
Dated November Kb. ltX>7
Al.SXANDRB J    McCOOL.
Nelson Land IMstrict D.amei of WtWl Kooleuay
Take notice that F. I', nunleu, acting as agent
t<M .' H Burden, of I'oklok. tt. B., oei-upalion
mechanic, Intends to iipplv for p> i in i-r.:.>n to
purchase the lotlOWina aeMrlbsid lauds: ('om-
tnanolng at a post pi-.nit il ou tho easterly whore
of Arrow lukr and about lu chains north of tho
N. K. corner of lot 8163, thence east 20 chains,
theuce uorih 10 chains, more or :-���- ���   to tho lake
���! ���   theuce aouthwosterly along the lakeshore
to the point of commencement, and containing
8o acrea, more or lest.
1 ated November ISth, 1907   Jambs H  Bitrukn,
K. P   BtntiiEN, Agent.
Nelaon Land District. District of West Kootenay
Take notice that John James Cameron, of
Ferule, British Columbia, occupation contractor, Intends to apply for permission to
purchase tho following den riVe.l l-��nd: Commencing at a port pntuud ou tho southern
boundary of the M U, Southern right ol ttuy
about 40 chains wcstcrlv from the.N.W corm-r
of lot 8981, group 1, Kontem.y, theneo Hutilh 80
idialns, thenee oast *n chatiis. thence north 60
chains to the son!hern boundary of the said
right-of-way, thenee wealeily along said south
era boundary of right of-way to the point
rominctieemcut, aud containing 24<> acies, more
or less
Dated November 9th, 1907.
 J' HN JAMK8 CaMSRON.
Nelaon Land District. District ot Weal Kootenay
Take notice thai John Hhlell. of Needles, B (.:.,
occupation rancher, Inleuds lo apply to* pcr-
mlSfioO to porohMO tho following described
laud; Comineuciiig at a past plumed at the
northwest coruer of l��l 7��va, thence weat 40
ehains, ihenee south Hu chains, thence east-10
chalna, thence north BO chiitiia to the point of
commencement, ami containing 8m) at res, more
or leu
I ated 18th October, 1907. JajTO siiikll,
K  Q   PAOQUIatlt, Agent.
Nelson Und District. District of West Kootenay
Take uotlce that 1, Frederick Adle. of Waneta,
R. ('., occupation merchant, intend to apply for
permission to purchase the following described
laud: Commencing at a post planted about 10
chains weat of the N H coiner of lot 8622, thence
uorth 2n chalna, thence east 80 chains, thence
south 20 chains, thence west 80 chains to point
of commencement, containing 160 acres, more or
lesa.
Dated January 21at. 1900.       Frkdibk k abik.
LAND  ACT.
Nelson Land District.   District of West Kootenay
Take uotlce that Marlon Isabella Crease, of the
City of Nelson, ln the Province of British Columbia, occupation  spinster,  intends to apply for
permission to purchase the toliowlng described
land:   Commencing at a post  planted  at  the
itinn water  mark of the Salmon  river   distant
about  li  miles in  a southerly  directlou  from
tSaliun, B  C, thence north 40 chains, thence east
4u chalna, theuce south 40 chalus, more or less,
to the high  water mark   of the Balmon   river,
thence west 40 chains,  more or less,  along said
1   high water mark to the point nl commencement,
and containing KX> acres, more or leu.
Located on the 1st day of February, 1908.
Dated 10th February, 1908.
Marion Isabella C'rkasr,
Kdward Manly Petkrs, Agent.
fconlh       ity (40
Olllt
red
aat   io-iy   [_+v)  ciirius,   meine   >uuiu nt   v���
alns, thenee west fortj (-Hi)  elm ins nltil.
m meiicenietit,    nntl  containing   one hundret
d sixty (160) aorta's, more or let-s, ,
Died Heptoalher 2nd.  1907.        AMOUR    Mtfilll.
Nelson Land District.   Dlstrlctof Weal Kootenay
Take notice tliHt   lliii-n Carslens, ol Winnipeg,
Man..   iM'.cunatton  pulu+sher,  tntcmlH to apply
for  permisiiou   to   pufehaso the   following ile-
acrlbed laml:
Commencing  at  a   poat planted   on   the  west
oundary of L. 427it, U. 1, (about b miles from Arrow Lake, on tfoaqntto Orook)andJn chains 76
links south or the N. W. C. of said  lot, running
theuce   west HO chains, theneo south   Hi) chains,
thence east 80 chains, thence north ho chaitia to
plsVOO of commencement,  containing  li40  acres,
more or leas.
Cm a km���- HsiisiiM.i,,
Anent   for  Hugo (Jtiratena.
Dated 23 December 1907.
Nelson Land histrlct    District of W��j| Kootenay.
Take notice'.hat LotIGeorge Payne, of Needles,
B. C, occupation   rancher, Intend!   to apply   lor
ftermlNslou to purchase the lollowing described
auds: t'otnmeiudiiK at a post planted about 15
chalus west of Whalshiin creek .ui.l 83.9H chains
aouth of thO southwest comer of Lot No- 8548
running thenoe north ho chains, thenee west 80
chains, theuce south 12 1611 chains, thenee eaat
22.SB8 chains, thence south 07 84B chains, thence
67.419 chalna cast to point of commcnccniciit,
containing 4H1 acres, now mirvcyed as lot HIH5.
Dated 8th January, HH>8. Lavi (Jiohob Payne.
LAND  ACT.
Nelson Land District. District ot West Kootenay
Take notice that James William Gallagher, of
the City of Nelson, in the Province of Hritish
i otuiubia, occupation merchant, intends to apply tor permission to purchaso the following
I'-i'i 11> "1 land : Commencing al a post plant* tl
at the high water mark of the Salmon river dls-
tMill aooul l.' in ncm ln a southerly direction from
Halmo, B. Q*i theuce north 40 chains, thence
west 4o chains, thence south 40 chains, more or
leas, to the high water mark of the Halmon river.
thence eaat 40 ehalua, mere or lesa, along the
said li 1.' li water mark to the place ol beginning,
containing 16tt acres, more or leu.
Uicatod on the 1st day of February, 1908.
Dated MthiPubriiarr, 1908.
James William Gai.lagrkk,
Kdwahu Manlev Pkters, Agent.
Nelaon Laud Dlatrlct.  District or Weat Kootena
Take notice that I John Arthur Bcott, of Mono
Centra, Ont., occupation farmer, Intend to apply for permission to purchase the following de
northed land at the mouth of Hummlt creek:
Commencing at a poat planted at the smith
���>Hst corner of lot H78it marked N. K., thence
south -10 chalna, theneo west'JO chain*, thence
uorth 40 chalna, thenee cast 20 chains to place of
commeucemeui containing 80 acres.
John Arthur Scott,
W. J. Scott, Agent.
Dated Feb. 18th, 1908.
 1^ _ _- __. a���
Nelson Land District. District of West Kootenay
Take notice that 1 C'hrlstlo Scott, of Mono
Center, Ont .occupation married woman, Intend
to apply for permission to nurchasethu following described laud near Hummlt creek:
Commencing at a post planted at tbe south-
ossi corner of lot 8780 marked 8. W., thence
north :-t> chains, thenee easl Ut) chalna, thence
south 'Jo chalna, thence west'JO chains to place
of commencement containing 40 acres
Chhistik Scott,
W. J. Bcott, Agent.
Dated Feb 18, 1908.
NOT1GI5.
in tho matter of an application for the Issue of
a dupltcato Certificate oi Title for lots 4, 6, 9, 11,
19, '.'... and %2, of lot 8<J1, tiroup One, In the
Dlstrlctof Kootonay (Mn p 698).
Notice Is hereby glv��-n that it la my intention
to isauc at the expiration of one mouth after the
first publication hereof a duplicate of the Certificate of i itle for the above mentioned lots In
the name of Klchard Ilelinu, which Certificate of
Title Is dated the 'J4th day of November, 1906,
and   numbered GStOA.
Land Registry OOlce, Nelson, B. C, Jauuary
17ih, 1908.
"H. F. MacLeod,"
Dlatrlct Registrar.
NEW MODEL AT OTTAWA
Amendments to the Constitution' of Parliament  Effected  During  the
Present Seasion.
Tho Laurler government has since
this Beaslon opened laid down a series
of propositions, the full significance of
which must not be overlooked. It has
held:
(1) No public document shall be
brought down to parliament If tbe ministers are Interested ln the suppression
of It.
(2) No member of parliament shall
ln future exercise the right of inspecting (be public documents in the departments.
(3) No Inquiry shall be made Into
dishonest   departmental   transactions.
(41 No full and free Investigation
shall be made by tbe public accounts
committee, as ln the past, into the public expenditures.
(5) No appeal shall be taken to parliament against a ruling of the public
accounts committee obstructing the enquiry  into graft.
(6) N"o documents ordered by the
public accounts committee shall be examined by the members, as in former
years, at the only time when they can
be inspected, namely, when the committee is  not sitting.
(7) No information shall be given to
the house in committee of supply with
respect to the votes that are sought if
the minister thinks it desirable to keep
back the facts.
(8) No sitting of parliament shall be
adjourned If tbe representatives of the
people refuse to vote supplies because
of the withholding of information with
respect to the expenditure of the money
of the people.
These are the principles of the new
despotism. They have been publicly announced and publicly acted upon by the
ministers. They are the products of
tyrants who are forced into their attitude of hostility to parliamentary rule
by the dishonesty in the administration
of our affairs which they wish to conceal.
If there were no stealing at Ottawa,
if there were no graft, would there be
any necessity for all these artificial
Bchemes to dodge enquiry and publicity? Would Frank Oliver refuse to
bring down the documents if there were
nothing In them of whlcb he Is asham-
Tenders Wanted for the Purchase of a
Mineral Claim.
Tenders address to the undersigned, at his
office, In the Court House, ln the City of Nelson,
will be received up till the hour of oo'cloca. ln
the afternoon, of Friday. February 28th, 1908,
for the purchase of the " Mien " Mineral
Claim, Lot 11/7, Group 1, Kootenay District,
which was declared to be forfeited to the Crown
at the tax sale held on the 7th day of December,
1904, for delinquent taxes and costs.
The upset price upon tbe said Mineral Claim,
which includes the amount of delinquent taxes
and costs at the time of forfeiture, with interest,
taxes which have since accrued, costs of adver
tising, and fee for Crown Grant'(|-J6.O0) is 1138.32,
which Is the least amount that will r "
as a tender.
1 be considered
Each tender must be accompanied by an
accepted cheque for the full amount ot the tender, payable to the order of the Deputy Commissioner of Lands nnd Works, at Victoria, B. C.
at par
Dated at Nelaon, B.C., thla 8oth day of January,
1908 HARKY WRIGHT,
Government Agent
JAMLri DUNHMt IR,
Lieutenant-Governor.
CANADA.
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Edward the Heventh, by the Grace of God, of the
United Kingdom uf Gjeat Britain, and Ire-
laud, and the British Dominions beyond the
Beaa King, Defender of  the Faith, Emperor
of India.
To all to whom these presents shall come,���
Greeting.
A PROCLAMATION,
W. J. Bowsbb, Attorney General.
Whereas by flection 6 of the "Game Protection
Act, 1898," as re-enacted by Section 19 of the
"Game Protection A>:t, Amendment Act, 1906,"
It is enacted tbat it shall be lawful for the Lleu-
teuaat-Goveruor in Council, by Proclamation to
be published in two successive Issues of the Brit*
lsh Columbia Gazette, to declare a close season
for geese lu any part of the Province lor anv
period of time, and
Whereas our said Lieutenant-Governor, by and
with the advice ol his Executive Council, has
been pleased to direct, by an Order in Coudcll
in that behali.a close season for gfese within
the County of Kootenay, until and Including
tlie :jim day of August, one thousand nine hundred and eight.
Now Know Ye therefore, that In pursuance
thereof, we do hereby proclaim a close season
for geeae within the County of Kooteuay, unlll
and Including the ������ul day of August, one thousand nine hundred and eight.
in testimony whereof, we have caused these
our letters to be made pateut and the Great beal
of the Province to be hereunto alMxed.
Witness, His Honor James Dunsuiuir, Lieu en-
ant Governor of our said Province of British
'Jolumbla, in our City of Victoria, in our &aid
Province, this l��th day of February, in the year
of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and
eight, and ln the eighth year of ou-r reign.
By command,
HKjNKY  E880N  YOUNG,
Provincial Secretary
ed? Would he object to inquiry in the
department of the interior and into the
methods by which the public lands are
distributed ii* the business were honestly conducted? Would he try to restrict
tbe right of members of parliament to
investigate the accounts if he were not
afraid that new steals���steals larger
aud more to be condemned than those
already exhumed���will come to light?
Would the public accounts committee
be tied down by the blockers if there
were nothing to hide? Would the gov-
erument have fought for days and
nights to get the marine department
supplies through without information it
the information in Its possession did
nut contain new proofs of dishonesty?
The Ottawa despotism is a child of the
old system of graft. It has been forced
upon this so-called "Liberal" government as an expedient to cover up the
frauds which have contributed to the
trebling of the public expenditure during the past twelve years. Parliament
is compelled to submit to it just as parliaments of old were compelled to submit to monarchs who could coerce and
imprison the members. But there is an
appeal from the tyrants to the people.
And it cannot be doubted that in the
light against graft sustained by despotism the great mass of the electors
will espouse the cause of public rectitude and parliamentary liberty, and
give us cleanness and freedom once
again.���Mail and Empire.
LOCAL AND GENERAL.
The Drama in New Denver.
*'Tom Cobb," a three-act drama, Is
being rehearsed by New Denver amateurs, with the intention of an early
production.
Special   Edition.
The Slocan Mining Review of New
Denver, will shortly issue a 6,000 edition.    A large amount of space will be
JOB PRINTING
THE DAILY CANADIAN
Is now ready to execute  all
orders for. Job Printing on
shortest notice.
The Job Department is up-to-
date in every respect and a
full line of stationery "will be
kept in stock.
All orders entrusted to our
care will receive prompt and
careful attention.
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314 Baker St.
Tel. 324.
Lots   in   Addition "A"
We are agents for moat of the lota
in the above addition, being agents for
F. C. InniB, Coats & Co., and the Nelson
Electric Tramway Co.
For full particulars as to prices,
terms, etc., apply to
H.   &   M.   BIRD
One of
The Best
In Fruit Landa now offering. 157 acre*
of choice land situated on JHowaer Lake.
$20.00 per acre, easily cleared.. Must be
sold at once.
For   full   particulars   apply
PROCTER & BLACKWOOD
AGENT  NELSON CITY LAND & IMPROVEMENT CO.
If yet* want Good Land
BUY at ROBSON
McDermid & McHardy
NELSON. B.:C
BUY AN ORCHARD HOME
You can buy a 10-acre Fruit Ranch ln the best fruit growing dlatrlct
ln  Brit ,h  Columbia by  paying  $10 dollars down and $10 per month.
Even r i an Investment this is worth consideration.
Fruit Land has trebled in value within the year.   What will It do next
year?
J. B. A1V1NABLE,
WARD 8TRBBT
NBL.80N
A.G. LAMBERT & CO.
MANUFACTURERS    T MMttX.^^.     Cti��� *Jt	
and dealers in i^uuxver, oiiinglesf
Lath, Mouldings, Ooors, Windows.
Turned Work nnfi Brackets.
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devoted   to  the   resources   of   the  "Silvery Slocan."
Changed  Hands.
Lewis Scaia, who until recently held
a one-third interest in the New Denver
Lumber Co., secured complete control
this week by purchasing the remaining
interests held by Messrs. J. W. Corey
aud A. Owens.
An  Old  Mason.
John Mcllride, of Winnipeg, died at
that ciL.v last Thursday, aged SG years
of age. Mr. Mcllride enjoyed the dis-
tiuctiou of being the oldest member of
the Masonic body in Canada, and for
some years past has been graud tyler
of the Winnipeg grand lodge, a position of which he was very pround. He
hud resided in Manitoba lor hfty years.
A few years ago the old gentleman
paid a visit to British Columbia, and
the few who met him hero on that occasion will remember his cheerful disposition and interesting stories of early
life iu Manitoba. Some time ago Mr.
McBrlde purchased a plot in St. John's
cemetery aud had a tombstone erected
with the inscription completed with the
exception of tho date of his death, ln
that plot last Friday the remains of
this sterling old Englishman were laid
to rest with Masonic honors
New Lumber Company.
A Winnipeg despatch to Vancouver
says that application has been made to
the provincial government for a charter
for the Union Lumber Company, capital
stock $10,000,000. The incorporators
are E. H. Bowman, president of the
Bowman Lumber company; G. F. riper,
of Piper, Johnson & Case company;   F.
B. Kenaston, president of the Minneapolis Threshing Machine company;   E.
C. Warner, president Midland Linceed
Oil company, and Walter D. Douglass,
of the American Cereal company, of
Chicago, all residents of Minneapolis;
O. A. Robertson, president, and P. B.
Lynch, secretary of tho Red Deer and
Elk Lumber company, and F. a. Burrows, banker, all of St. Paul; J. Stanley
Hounh, barrister, and O. F. Gait, merchant of Winnipeg. The new company
will take over the properties of the Red
Deer Lumber company, the Elk Lumber
company, Sunset Timber and Lumber
company, the Vnle-Columbiu Lumber
company, and the r.owman I.umber ctmi-
pnny, which includes lu the aggregate
seven complete plants, and more than
three billion feet of standing Umber.
INOTIGE.
Kootenay   Lake   General   Hospital   Society���Notice of Annual
Meeting.
In accordance with the bylaws of the
society, the annual general meeting will
be held In the court house on Tuesday,
March 10th, at 3 p. m.
Membership Conditions���All annual
subscribers to tbe sum ot $10 are members of the society eleglble to take part
in the election of directors ror the ensuing year, and in case of illness are
entitled to free treatment in the hospital.
GEORGE   JOHNSTONE,
Secretary.
W.   Q.    CJHULBTT
Contractor  and
.Builder.
Bole agent for the r*orto Kim Lumber Co., Ltd.,
rvtall vurtls. Rough aud dreHfluti lumber, turned
work and brackets, toast lath aud shlnglei, nash
and doors. Cement, briek and lime lor ��ale
Automatic- grinder.
Yard and factory: Vernon St.. eut of Hall
m:i.*��on. m. g.
P  O Box 389 ''���M-'n- 177
NOTICE
In tht- matter ot an application for the tsaueof
a duplicate of the Certificate of Title to Lota
I, A. and 6, Block 6, Nelson �� ity, subdivision ot
part of Lot !s_\ Uroup One, District of kootenay
^Map 4.stf).
Notice is hereby iciven that It ib my intention
to issue at the expiration of one month after the
ii r-t publication hereof a duplicate of the CortlB-
ateo Title to the above mentioned iota In the
name of Fattic Rhodes whleh Certificate is dated
the if.! h day ol May, 189W, aud numbered 1897-k
Land Hci(lstry Office, Nelaon, B.C., January
.Ml h. 1908. H. K  MacLKOI',
IMsOr'.'f KOaTlsttnr.
NOTICE
In the matter of an application for a duplicate
Certificate of Title of an undivided on..-quarter
intercut lu Lot 87, Group One, Kootenay District,
kuowu as "Let Her Uo Gallagher' Mineral
Claim
Notice is hereby ��iv*.-n that It is my intention
after lu.' explratiou of one month from the Drat
publication hereof, to Issue a du plicate Certificate of Htle on tht- above described one-quarter
lute rest in tht name oi John K. Stevens, which
Certificate of Title is dated the 6th April 1000,
and numbered 3uS8*v
Laud Kc-Kisirv uttine. Nelson, li. C, March 8,
1908.
M. F. MacLkod,"
I'lNirlo KPsilstrmr.
If ynu want upholstering or cabinet
work for this spring got it done now.
We have some choice quarter out oak
and will build you a piece of furniture to
order ��t the price of factory goods See
.is for second hand gooda.
DEINT <& CO.
Turner Beaton Block, 606 Vernon Stress.
NELSON.
���"   '-rf
I Tne Daily Canadian
j>TEW  DESIGNS
IN JEWELRY
FOR    1908.
We are busy on them now. Rings and
Brooches  are   particularly   attractive.
Have you seen our Monogram Combs?
We have them to order for $2.50.
J. O. PATENAUDE
Watchmaker and Optician
MANUPAOTURINO
JBWBLUBR....
I
MEAGHER'S
Mid-Winter
C earing
Sale
Bargains in] all lines
of Dry Goods, Millinery  and   Ladies'
Ready-to-Wear
Clothing*
MEAGHER & CO.
Buy Now
We have a Good Selection of
Cheap Houses from $750 to
$1500. Let us show you
them. Some extra snaps for
investment or for a home.
WOLVERTON&Co
BAKER   8T.
ASK FOR
;lue
RIBBOIN
TEA
Rich,  Strong  and   Delicious
SEE OUR WINDOW
J. A. IRVING & CO.
Telephone 161.
HOUSTON BLOCK.
HOTEL   ARRIVALS.
Cur.    Varnon ��*n*.�� Ward   ��tr*e��ts*
���NI-Sl.SOIN.      13.0.
C. W. Busk, Kokanee Creek; G. >1.
Christie, J. Wolff, Frank; M. Tamakl.
Calgary; A. Guff. Hamilton; W. A. Allan, Salmn; W. .1. Brown, Grand Forks;
P. Ross. Detroit; .1. A. Morris, H. (ilass-
ford, Montreal; F. A. Freshman. Toronto; C. Hudson. G. Harding, .1. W.
Morris, Vancouver; J. Marshall and
wife. Phoenix
Corner of Stanley and Victoria   Sts.
Two Blocks from Depot.
Miss   B, Gibson, It. Carter, Spokane:
J. Davies, Vancouver.
GRAND CENTRAL.
.1. Armltasre, Marysville; G. Archibald. New York; H. H. McDonald. J. R.
Gibson, Winnipeg; G. J. Armstrong.
M< lita. Man.; A. Gauford, W. Pyer, A.
.Nicholas, Burton.
QUEKNS.
L. H. Harrison, Montreal: E. N. Butcher. Milestone; Y. J. Graham. Nakusp:
F. F. Liemens, F. Spencer, wife and
family, Deer Park; J. F. Taylor .Revelstoke.
TREMONT.
TV   McArthur, PerrV   Siding;   W.  Wilton.  F.  Bretschnelder,    Kamloops:     .1.
Chisholm, Movie.
BARTLETT.
A.   McDonald.   Creston;   J.  Haimhter,
London. Eng.; .1. Murray, Creston.
ROYAL.
G.   King.   T.    Btrandel,   Spokane:    3.
Hosie. H. Cruikslianks, Cascade;   E. H.
Sisterson, Calgary.
SAMUEL  A.   WYE
HEATING ENGINEER.
All Kinds of Heating Plants ln Stock
SANITARY  PLUMBING.
Victoria St.. Nr. Opera House.      Tel. 181.
WM. S. DREWRY
A. M. Can. Soa. C. E.
DOMINION   AND   PROVINCIAL   LAND
CURVEYOR.
Mining Work a Specialty.
Office:   Room   in,   K.-W.-C. Blk.    P.   O.
Box     434.
Baker   St..   Nelson.   B.   C.
THE SEMAPHORE BILLIARD
PARLOR AND CIGAR STORE
INOW OPEN
We have one English Hi War, one
American  Billiard ami one  Pool Table.
We carry the best linen of Cigars and
Tobaccos.
WANTED.
\1 f A "<1 ED��� Mhii nii'1 womHti .���rmkp, who can
��\ liatid ������ UH) men, ihe liiKhc-ft wh^cn paid
aud eteadv urn ploy imjnt, inunt be t.rnt claan nn
Ufine ui her will do, Apply at imre to howl OfflOfl
Hox 017, Arrowhead, B  0
FOR SALE.
IiOR HALE at k barn-niii nr UtehULg* for Vancouver properly nn almost new, modern in
��-very retpMt ��'����� roomed rcxldi'tice. Full basement with larxe dt'ii lUltAbafl ior billiard room,
l'p-to-da'e ctable and carriitKe houxe Two nice
lotn in the flout tyaldonl portion of Kpokane.
Tb��owuitk bU*lIlMl Intetwa have been transferred to the OOMts For further pati'.nlarH write
K O. Box UB1, Vancouver, B. (J.
WALL   PAPERS
We are now receiving our new stock of Wall Papers, Burlaps and Sanitary Papers. Patterns and designs are entirely new and elegant. A half
hour with our sample books will be time well spent.
Canada Drug & Book Co'y, Ltd.
Fair  Directors.
A meeting of the directors of the
Nelson Agricultural and Industrial Association is called for Friday, March
L8th, al s p. m., In the council chamber.
St.  Patrick's  Day.
There will be a dinner at tho opera
house on the evening of March 17th,
after which an entertainment will take
place. Dinner will be served from 6 to
S  p. m.
Nixon-Reynolds.
Frank Nixon, of Perry's Siding, Slocan Valley, and Miss Julia Reynolds, of
liallivur. County Meath, Ireland, were
married yesterday evening In St. Paul's
manse, Nelson, by Rev. J. T. Ferguson.
Board of Trade.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Nelson board of trade will be held in
the court house Thursday evening of
this week. The freight rates committee's report will be received and considered.
O'Connor-Burnman.
At St. Saviour's church. Nelson, B. C,
on Monday, March 9th, 1908, by the Rev.
F. H. Graham, rector, James Christopher O'Connor, of Nelson, B. C, waa
married to Miss Amy Pauline Burnman,
also of Nelson.
Metals and Stocks.
Sliver lost today the point gained on
Saturday. Lead has advanced two
point on the London quotation since
Friday. Granby has gained a little in
thinness; other Boundary copper stocks
s.iow no change.
License Commissioners.
The board of license commissioners
for 190S, composed of Mayor Taylor,
Aid. McMorris and Charles Sewell, will
hold its lirst statutory meeting in the
city hall ou Wednesday at an hour to
be Used by the mayor.
A Fighting Chinaman.
A Chinaman wijl appear in the police
court tomorrow morning to explain his
ruasonB for gouging out the eye of a
fellow-Chinaman in a quarrel last evening. The trouble took place in a Chinese gambling joint, and the maimed
Chinaman is likely to lose the sight of
one eye.
K. F. G. A.
The directors of the Kootenay Fruit
Growers' Association will meet in the
city hall on Tuesday, March 17th, at 8
p. m. Mr. Brock, the new manager, will
be present. A general meeting of the
association will be held In the court
house at 8 p. m. of Friday ln the same
week, March 20th.
Council Chamber.
The regular weekly meeting of the
city council will be held in the city hall
tonight at 8 o'clock. The agreement
with the Allis-Chalmers-Bullock company will come up for discussion, several bylaws will be forwarded a stags,
and some important new business is expected to develop.
Publicity Bureau.
The annual meeting of the 20,000 club,
which it is proposed ln future to call the
Nelson Publicity Bureau, will be held In
the court house tomorrow, Tuesday
evening, at 8 o'clock. The aceounta for
the year will be presented and steps
considered for carrying on the work during the coming year.
New Principal.
At a meeting of the Senatus of the
Presbyterian theological college offliit-
ish Columbia, which Rev. J. T. Fe.feuson
Australian
Butte*
40 Cents  per pound  brisk.
For Sale at
Joy's Gash Grocery
Cor. Josephine and Mills Sts.
JOY WILL MEET YOU AT THE DOOR
Land
Houses
Lots
F. B. LYS
Real Estate Agent
115  Baker St. Nelson, B. C.   ^
LENTEN
SEASON
GOODS
A FULL  LINE OF
SALT, SMOKED AND
CANNED  FI8H,  NEW
LAID  EGG8,  ETC.,  ETC.
C. A. BENEDICT
Corner Silica and Josephine 8ts.
PHONE 7
WHITE CHINA
(for   China   Painting)
and
PYROGRAPHY WOOD
are the "SALE" lines  which   we  bring
forward   today   for  special  display.
While our sale lasts you have the oj>-
portunlty of securing these lines at
greatly reduced prices.
The time for which we originally advertised our sale has expired hut owing
to the limitation of our facilities for
display there are a few lines which we
have not been able to bring forward.
We have therefore decided to continue the sale for a few days longer.
The following figures are merely a
few chosen at random to give you an
Udea of the saving you can effect by
buying now:
WHITE    CHINA    FOR    DECORATING
$ .20 and 25c. Cups and Saucers..! .15
.36 Cups  and Saucers 25
.90  Bouillons    75
25 B. and B. Plates 20
.35 Tea Plates 30
2.25 Pudding Dish   1.60
3.00 Maccaronl Dish  2.25
1.45 Chocolate Pot   1.10
2.50 Vase   1.90
3.00 Pitcher     2.45
Sugars, Creams, Bon Bons, Vases.
Fish Plates, Ice Cream Dishes, Steins,
Etc., Etc.
PYROGRAPHY WOOD.
$3.25 Clock for $2.45
3.50 Clock for   2.65
1.75 Dresser Boxes     1.15
2.25 Towel Racks  1.35
6.00 Tabourettes   3.95
.50 Photo Frames ,.    .35
.60 GloTe and Hand'f Boxes 30
Plaques, Panels, Trays, Nut Bowls.
Ooat Racks, etc., etc., from 20c up at
same reductions.
W. G. Thomson
^SSBS""*   Nelson, B.C.
Phons 3-4.
attended ln Vancouver last week, a
resolution was adopted of welcome to
Rev. John MacKay, recently appointed
principal of the college, who leaves Toronto ffjr Vancouver today.
Lenten  Lectures.
The first of a scries of lectures during Lent at the Churchman's club will
be given at the parish hall on Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock. In addition to
the lecture by Mr. E. K. Beeston on the
History of the Hudson's Bay company,
there will bo a programme of instrumental music. All are cordially invited
to attend.
Must Clean Up.
The provincial health officer has
made an examination of the building occupied by tbe Hindoos on the outskirts
of the city. He found that only ten
Hindoos now lived ln the building, but
the surroundings were a menace to the
health of the neighborhood. He gave
an order for the cleaning up of the
building and yard surrounding.
Lost $800.
A Nicholas Is a resident of Burton
City, where he conducts a general store.
He buys his goods in Nelson, and frequently makes trips here to straighten
out his bills and buy more goods. Yesterday he left Burton City for the Kootenay metropolis. In a wallet he carried
a roll of bills amounting to $800. When
he got off the boat at Castlegar ho felt
for his wallet and found It perfectly
safe. Then he got aboard the car, and
again prudently felt for his wallet It
was still there, In a few hours Nicholas
reached Nelson and ln the hurry at the
Union depot he forgot all about his
wallet. But when he reached his hotel
/��� be made another examination, and this
WEST KOOTENAY
BUTCHER CO.
Wholaula ami  Krniil Dafclen in
Fresh and Salted Meats
Camps supplied on shortcut notlOS and
lowest price. Nothing but  fresh and
wholesome meats and supples kept in stock
Mail orders receive careful attention.
E.  C.  TRAVES.   Managef.
Coali Ice! Wood!
Phone 265
Kootenay Ice and Fael Co.
Limited
OFFU'E:
N. E. co.. Baker   and   Ward   Sta.
THE NELSON
CEMENT
WORKS
LIMITED.
Hollow Concrete
Blocks For Sale
All shapes and facings.
These blocriH are absolutely Ihe best
material to be had for building purposes, foundations, retaining walls, etc.,
being cheaper than brick or stone.
Tenders given on all kinds of building
work.    Stock on hand.
Head Office:  Baker Street, Nelson, B.C.
Cancellation of Reserv*!.
Notice in hereby given Him the remrra over
certain lands In Soiith-Kimi KooIwihv, not lee  of
which emreued in the British Colombia OMette
of the lilh of AiiKiiBt, U90 ami t.ore date of August 12th, U80, in hereby ram-el led The ahove
mentioned lands will he Open for location under
the Land Act on March B0, 19u8.
ROBT A. RENW!CK.
Deputy CnramlMioner of Lands and Works
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, ft  (;.. Decern ht-r 16th. 1907.
Fire Insurance
Insure your house and furniture In
THE   PIONEERS'   FIRE
INSURANCE COMPANY
Do not put It off. Delays are danKer-
ous. Call at 322 Daker street, or tf you
have not time to call drop a line to
HUGH WrROBERTSON
General Agent for the Kootenays.
P. O.  Box 534.
Chinaware
WE   ARE   MAKING  A  SPECIAL  SALE
OF   CHINA   TEA   AND   DINNER
SETS   FOR   A   FEW   DAYS. '
From $10 to $25.
Old Curiosity Shop
time Ihe pocketbook and Its contents
were missing. Then ho notified the police of Ills loss, and loday the officers of
the law are looking fur Home one in the
liosscsslon of a big black wallet containing $800. At the hour of going to
press the wallet and Its contents were
still missing, but the theft may be detected before the night is far spent.
An  Apology.
Willis and Coagrove, the "theatrical
promoters" of Calgary, have written to
the editor of tbe Moyle Leader apologizing for the appearance of the Robert
Ganthony company on this circuit. They
say that they had been Imposed upon
by clippings which Ganthony had from
old country papers. The trouble Is that
the apology came only after the people
biid been victimized out of their money
After all it Is doubtful If Willis and Cos-
grove are more to blame than the papers
which published exaggerated advance
notices of tho performances of ihe company.
WATCH
REPAIRING
Our spicliilll.H are WATCH  REPAIRING   AND   EYE   TESTING.    (Jive
call..
J.  J.   WALKER,   Jeweler
STARKEY & CO.
'VVIlOIW.WtllSJ   Pp]VllllOIT,
1'roi.liicu, - Pi-lilt.
Government Creamer; One Pound Brinks received weekly fresh from ths
churn.    For sale by all lending grocers
Office and warehouse : Houston Block,    Pnone 79.
Josephine Street. - Nelaon, B. C.
��| First Spring Shipments of
I SEMI-READY   CLOTHING
H Arc now to band.     We invite inspection.
J. A. GILKER
^fl/fes,',
We would like to see all our patronscomrortable thla winter and In ordsr to
do bo we have in stock the best assort ed line of heating stoves and cooklni
stoves and   ranges ever  before presented to the public In Kootenay
We would be pleased to show you our line and befor* making your par-
chase kindly see what we have to offer.
J* H. Ashdown Hardware
Company, Limited.
Nelson Branch.
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\Fruit   Trees!
Home grown fruit and shade
trees, ourratits, gooseberries, grape
vines, etc., etc. One of our specialties Is our large Held grown roses.
These will bloom the first year.
Send for our descriptive catalogue and price list, and give us a
trial order. Thy largest growers
in   I!.  C.
I The Riverside Nurseries
���> ORAND   FORKS.
���*J *��   -���-.��:-<?��-.>���> 1*-#��>���>���<������   I *>��������* ���*��� b       ���n��ils>Asf a.   a.   ���   ...    a    .    a   avaVAjkakaaststi
���
Pure and Cheaf
We have 1000 pounds of
PURE   MAPLE   SUGAR
which are will sell at a bargain
5 lbs. for $1.00.
Special  prices  for larger lots.    Come
ln   and  Inquire
Cfcoquette Bros.
Phone 258. THE  Un-to-Date  Bakan
F. C. GREEN       f. f. BURDEN        A. H.GREEN
GREEN BROTHERS 4ND BURDEN
Ovil Engineers, Dominion and  British
Columbia. Land Surveyors
C0R.VICT0RIA & KOOTENAY STS.. NELSON, B. C
P. 0. Boi 145    Phons 2*1 B.
Geo. P. Player
Accountant
LATE ACCOUNTANT AT HALL MINING   &   SMELTING   CO.
Office  Room   No.   2,   ELLIOT    BLOCK.
M. HAWRYCZ
CONTRACTOR  AND  BUILDER.
PISM
Jobbing   promptly  attended  to.
and Estimates.
Apply 415 Hall St. Box*
S.S. FOWLER
Mining;
Engineer.
INBLaSOlN,    -    B. c*
<$&%
or mm
Tools iot All
Trades
We cany a corap'.eto nlwl variw
stuok of Tools couipr.uing!
IIAMMIiHa), 8AW8,
AUUURJi,   CHISKL-S,
SaiREW DRIVERS.
WRENCHES, ETC-
Best  Quality Only.
Wood-Vallance Hardware Co*
Wholesale
NELSON
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