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NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY, MAY 7, (907.
Fwtt Cbnts a Month
IflESjFSTRIKE
of Mackenzie King
Appreciated
io GLADLY RtTUHN
���flinor Differences Still To Be
Jjusted at Canmore and
Bankhead Collieries.
clal to The Daily Canadian.)
.Mny ".���All local  unloua are
excepting Michel, which ropot-
lajssrity against the agreement.
Ilissss isilili in neither Sherman nor
ll is thought they will return
in 11 slay or two, thu penally
lln.- forfeiting   ot   their   Interna.
^luiti i   If  they   may out.    The
are now runnlug here, the
j returned  ou   laat night's
, May ".���II. Ib undoubtedly duo
j untiring  efforts   of   Mackeuzie
|t'|iuis minister of labor, that the
in haa been  finally algnd.  He
���iks*sl unceasingly early and late
lg iiis- isariica together, and Ihe
Iwhlcli lias bean intense, Inns told
Ilm lo  a  viblble  extent.    When
icome   ns-ws   waa   given   to the
Yesterday by Mr. King, handshak-
Isl rejoicing became general, and
lhat have for ihe past while had
Irried     cx'prosslou    broke     into
The meu will go back to work
I Increased scule of wages for al
pwo years.   The executive board
M. W. of A will wire ut once
|outlyiug camps, and nollcea were
111 Kernle reading as follows:
ftlis*  officers   mnl membera of the
M. W. of A., district No. 18.
b reBUlt of the  votlug   upon the
|greement Is us follows:
    1,124
      747
pj'srlly for agreement ... 377
agreement haa been duly
::ilii and all members are rell tn end tbelr vacation aud rent all mines Immediately.
Blgned) F. H. SHERMAN,
Sisstiiist I'rs-sldent, CM. W.of A."
llseliiii; of tho men is strongly In
pi tiiiss relurn to work, though
Se! Btrongly against Sherman, for
lalize iii.w ihat work should never
li'asesl and thut they could have
F lhe same agreement withoul
i uf a duys work. Work will he
*fcti altniisi nt once, though the op-
slats* tliat )t will take several
lefure ilu- mines can be opened to
Pull capacity.
following is a summary of the
ent decided upon:
igreement occupies four pages of
|rliteu matter, and the uccom-
g schedules take up eight more.
irtles are the Western Coal Ops' Association, consisting uf seven
ales operating in ihis district, and
iployees of ihese companies, as
Billed by the United Mine Work
America, District No. 18.   Hy It
irovuion of agreement exisiing
" April 1, 1907, ure coullremil for
B'si* period of two years, excepting
[iur us they are changed by pro-
u' Uie new  ugreement.    Slxly
|lisissi(. ih,, expiration of Iho new
'insiit conferences   will be  held
mil's lis discuss a ronewul.      All
1    accepting     employment     at
M'kss nveiiB and outHldii plants,
be governed by rules laid down
agreement   In tho ovent of a
l'lls|iine ti10 nm��� vv 11It a grievance
fnliinll  his  complaint to  thu   pit
" Hu* pit boss and employee full
r'*1' the matter shall go before thc
pniiiilttee und mine superintendent.
f.v full lo ngreo It shnll ho referred
Y rcnerai manager or general sup-
J'lnleiit of the compuny concerned,
' i* members of the dlBtrlct board.
Ihny  fall to ugruo the dispute
1.'"': referred to n Joint committee,
j���hg  Ihree   operators   appointed
Hs-stiTu Coal Operators' Asso-
/ ' nnil three minors appointed by
Tm No. 18, of tho U. N. W. of A.
��� commltte Is unablo to ngroe lt
"iiueavor to cliooso nn Independ-
"Ul'"'iiu.   lf it cannot do so, tho
u'i* "f labor shall bo asked to np-
mutt chairman.    The decision of
J    mull lee thus constituted shall bo
F"8 upon  both  parties. Whilo  tho
.I en,", >plnr  considered   the   men
rcinalu at work.   In tho ovent of
reman00! I";,J,K a'��e'i��rned he shall
remain In the employ of the com
pany while the cubc ia being investi-
galcd. If thc claim Is mude for lost
time, the Joint committee shall determine thu uniount of compensation ,lf any
One important sub-section reads us
follows:
"Any breach of this agreement bv any
of Ihe parlies hcrelo Is not to void the
said agreement, but the same is to continue In full force and effect."
It Is not Intended, however, by this
sub-section to abridge thc right of the
men to suspend work after final settle-
mem as heroin provided, if any operator or operators refuse to be bound by
any decision given against them under
this article, the article referred to Is
or course that arranging for settlement
of disputes. Payment for new work
wblch may arise Is to be on the hasls
of day wages until wage has been fixed
by Joint committee. The promise of
Hon. W. H. Cushlng, minister of public
works for Alberta, that his government
would Introduce legislation for the enactment of an eight-hour day, bank to
bank, has apparently been considered ln
the section relating to hours of work.
This clause reads:
"It is understood that nothing shall
be held to afford any grounds against
lhe enactment of legislation respecting
hours of labor ln the province of Alberta."
STILL  ICE-BOUND.
Season  of Navigation  Delayed at Fort
William���Strike Over.
Fort William, Ont., May 7.���The outlook for a quick despatch of vessels
from this port la not very hopeful at
present aa the whole bay Is blocked
with Ice and there is no Immediate prospect of Its being cleared away. The
Ice breaker Is busy endeavoring to keep
lhe channel open bul with every shifting of thc wind the channel HUB up and
has to be again broken open. The elevator Btrlke ls over and the men have
returned to work this morning pending a new arrangement.
CHANCE OF Illllll WATER
Record  of  Kootenay  Lake  Levels  for
Six Years���Contents of Capt.
Moore's   Log  Book.
The peculiar weather coudtlons of
this Spring have caused a lot of speculation as lo lhe chances of high water.
Those who were here In 1894, the year
of the flood, differ somewhat in Iheir
explanation. Conditions vary So from
year to year that any calculations are
liable to error.
CapL Moore of the Bteamer International has very complete records Blnce
���and Including���1901. They huve been
kept by himself since 1904, and before
that by his predecessors, Captains Gris-
wold and Held. The water measurements were taken at Kaslo, the weather
conditions apply generally lo Kootenay lake and the Wesl Arm.
In 1901 high water mark, 14 feet 2
Inches was reached on June 112nd and
.listed for 8 days, with Routheaslerly
winds prevailing.
In 1902 the level of 19 feet 1 Inch, the
highest recorded in the period, was attained on June 4th and remained till
the 7th, with north winds.
,In 1903 high water came late, July
18th seeing 14 feet 2 inches, with cloudy
weather and northerly winds.
In 1904, July 13th was high water day,
Iho level hcing 14 feet 2 inches, with
siuiili winds.
In 1905 the high mark, 18 feet 3
Inches,* was reached on May 31st.
Lust yeur showed a low water record,
Ihe high mark being only 8 feet,
reached on June 6th.
May 7th shows a series of strange
variations: in 1903 the water level for
that duy was tl feot 3 Inches, ln 1904,
6 feet 1 Inch; In 1906, 3 feet 6 Inches;
in 1906, 7 feet 2 Inches���only 10 inches
below the high water mark for the year.
Today, May 7th. 1907, the lovel ls only
4  feet 6 InchoB.
Capt. Moore's log book contains a lot
of IntercBtlng records. Among other
things thoy record one almost constant
feature ln Kootenuy's varying climate.
The summer solstice, Juno 21st, Is nearly always followed by u gale.
Considerable apace Is givon ln the
Kaalo's log book for 1902 to n memorable race between the Kaslo and lhe
Kokanee. They left Nelson together at
8:34 a. m. on Mny 24th for KubIo by
wuy of Pilot Day. The Kokanee reached
Kuslo ot 11:09, the Kaslo at 11:34.
Utter ln thc same dav they raced from
Kaslo to Lardeau, the Kaslo winning,
milking 18 miles In 54 minutes (20 miles
nn hour) to tho Kokanco's 1 hour IVi
minutes. ,      , ,
On the same day tho International besides covering her regular trip, made
flvo round trips from Nelson to Ko-
knnoo Park. 	
Sealed Verdict.
Wllkeshnrro, Pn., May 7.-The scaled
verdict of lho Jury In the Black Hand
case was opened ln court this morning!
11 of tho defendants were found guiny
as Indicted and two acquitted.
NOT LIKE LAURIER
Lord liner Believes in
Council
REGULAR CO-OPERATION
Statesman's View of the Alms To Be
Adopted by Imperialists-
Fall Autonomy for all.
London, May 7.���Lord Mllncr's article
in The National Kevlew on the Colonial
Conference has naturally attracted
great attention. He states that he
writes as an ardent Imperialist and
urges what he thinks should be done
from that standpoint. His position can
be shown by a series of extracts from
this long article.
"What Ib the goal? What Is it that we,
who call ourselves Imperialists, really
have ln our minds when we talk of 'the
consolidation of :he Empire,' of 'Imperial unity,' and so forth? It is, I take
it, nothing less than this: that the several states of the Empire, however In-
dependent in their local affaire, however dissimilar ln some of their institutions, should yet constitute, for certain purposes, one body politic; that,
In their relations with the rest of the
world, they should appear, and be, a
single power, speaking with one voice,
acting and ranking as one great unit in
the society of states."
He rejoices in the fact that the great
colonies have attained the dignity of
nations, but nationhood does not involve
jk, separate existence. For instance, the
Scotch are a nation, yet they are politically merged with England.
"Every German is familiar with the
idea of a 'narrower' and a 'wider' Fatherland. He ls a patriotic Prussian, Saxon or Bavarian, but he is a patriotic
German to boot. 1 can see no greater
difficulty for any subject of the British
crown in feeling a simillar double allegiance���allegiance to his own country uud allegiance to the Empire as a
whole."
Lord Milncr agrees that the old treatment of the colonies by Englaud which
looked to parting with them aa friends
was good on Its negative side, since it
gave them freedom, but It did not tend to
build up a partnership on equal terms,
it is more difficult today to organize an
Imperial system than ln the 40's and
60's, when in starting out new colonies on an Independent career, provision could have been made for co-operation lu certain matters.
"A genuine Imperial Court of Appeal,
an Imperial Trade council with colonial
members upon it, regular representation
of the colonies at home by political and
not merely commercial agents, a certain preference lo British ships bearing
the British flag ln all British ports and
waters, a light import duty on all foreign goods entering British territory, to
form the nucleus of a common fund for
common purposes���these things would
have appeared, as Indeed they are, so
natural that they could easily have been
established at Ihe outset."
Yet difficult as the problem now Is it
must bo faced. Ho says: "It ls the colonics In this Instance, or at any rntc
Borne of them, who are making the running. And thut ls nil to the good. It Is
fur better that proposals for co-opera-
ton should come from them thnn from
ub. If Groat llrltaln were thc first to
move, it would ho Impossible to avoid
the suspicion, amounl Ing In some quarters almost to a mnnln, that we wore
seeking to lnterefere with colonial self-
government, to recover control for
Downing street,' True, no mini In his
senses dreams of such a thing. But
though In tills country we all know
this, lt is evident that In the colonies,
and especially, perhaps, In Canada, a
good many people still do not know lt."
Ho regrets that England should have
given no better reception than It has
to the preference which Is the one tie
lhat all lho colonics are unanimous ln
desiring, und he calls upon Imperialists
to endeuvor to make the day come
quickly when the people of England will
sec the weakness of the "dear food"
cry hy showing them thnt thc little thoy
lose In one wny will bo more thnn made
up ln a dozen other ways.
He proceeds: "But more Important
that all tho rest is the question of the
future of the conference Itself. That
body is, after all, next to tho Crown, tho
greatest Imperial asset we possess. It
Is our ono really Imperial Institution,
and it Is to Its continued existence and
heightened efficiency that we must look
for lhe gradual establishment of a real
partnership between the self-governing
Btates of the Empire."
He Btrongly favors the plan of an Imperial council, and believes public opinion ls much more favorable to It even ln
Canada than the speeches of the lead,
ers Indicate. This would secure the
maximum of co-operation between the
different parts of the Empire, but It
would not, ln his opinion, go br enough,
because it would not constantly inform
the home government of colonial feeling
when dealing wllh foreign nations in regard to matters affecting the colonies.
What he thinks is wanted Is a permanent representation of the colonies at the
centre of the Empire by men of such
rank (preferably members of colonial
cabinets), as would enable the council
to assemble at any time.
Tbe idea of obtaining some larger
contribution from the colonies for defence Is in Lord Mllner's view, putting
the cart before the horse. As really
united states, tbe motherland and the
colonies would be invulnerable, but defence depends upon policy.   He Bays:
"Before we can expect the colonies
to contribute, in money or kind, to the
lighting strength of the Empire, In anything like proportion to their wealth
and population, they must feel that they
are partners In any policy which might
Involve a call upon that fighting
strength. The Idea of uslog them aB
mere tributaries, helping to support an
army and navy, In which they have no
part , and in the control of wblch they
have no Bhare Is wrong in principle.
It is a survival of the old system of subordinate dependent states. As an expression of good will, a recognition of
lhe value to the colonies themselves is
Lhe sea-power of the mother country,
colonial contributions to the navy are
Indeed welcome. But we shall never
get much farther on that road, and lt Is
not desirable to attempt to. The true
principle is to encourage the colonies
to develop their own forces, thus increasing the land and sea power of the
Empire as a whole, but to develop them
on lines which will enable them to cooperate in the most effective manner
with the British army and navy, and
with one another."
He concludes by referring to India
and the other dependencies, which are
not colonies, and which by questions
such as Asiatic immigration Into the
colonies, etc., vastly complicate the
work of the home government. Never-
thelesa, he believes that these dependencies may yet aid In solving the problems of Imperial unity.
STEP8 TOWARD PEACE.
Naval Programmes of Britain and Germany for 1907.
Loudon, May 7.���In all, this summer
Germany will have six monster ships
building for her navy. These are made
up thus: Two battleships, believed to
be of over 18,000 tons, voted In 1906;
one armored cruiser of 16,000 tons, voted ln 1906; two battleships of 18,700
tons, voted in 1907; one armored cruiser
of 19,200 tons, voted ln 1907.
England has seven monster ships
building or complete; the Dreadnought,
voted ln 1905, complete; the three 17,-
200-ton armored cruisers of the Invincible class, voted ln 1905, completing; and
three battleships of the Superb class,
all 18,600 tons, voted In 1906, building.
In addition, two battleships are to be
voted under the estimates of the present
year, and a third may be laid down lf
the Hague conference fails to secure
disarmament. But these last vessels
will not be laid down till the beginning
of 1908.
PREFEREIUIIUST WIN
Arthur Balfour Reproaches British Gov-
ernmertt for Coldness to
Colonies.
London. May 7.���Rt. Hon. A. J. Balfour, speaking at Albert Hall, said he
could not see anything to which any
free trader could object In desiring to
maintain a united Empire. The attl-
ludesof the present government was one
of pure folly. How long was lt possible for Canada to keep herself open for
arrangement with the mother country on
favorable terms, when the mother noun-
try Inslts upon returning an unfavorable
answer.
The policy of preference would' ultimately bo the policy adopted by this
country. (Loud cheers.) The policy
which he and his friends had been advocating had been reinforced the last
few weeks with such emphasis as might
even have Impressed the deaf and the
blind. The spirit and action of the government were of the kind which must
deplete the Empire of Its vital force
and strength.
Prominent Preacher Dead,
Winnipeg, May 7.���Rev. J. H. Morgan, president of the Manitoba Methodist Conference and pastor of Fort
Rogue Methodist church, died this
morning In tho general hospital. He
was operated on for appendicitis on Sat
urday. He was a graduate of Wesley
college.
READ THIRD TIME
Voting on School Bylaw
on May 20th
APPOINT NEW ENGINEER
City Council Dispose of Several Important Hatters���Main Through
Fairfiew���Still no Governor.
The School Loan Bylaw was read a
third time by the city council last night
in regular meeting. The bylaw will be
submitted to the ratepayers on Monday,
May 20th.
The Important post of city electrical
engineer. Involving superintendence of
the city power plant, the tramway service, city lighting and power service,
was given to F. A. Smith, foreman ot
the  tramway system.
A route was chosen for the 6-inch
main, through Fairview to the shipyards.
When the council convened at 8:30
there were present Mayor Gillett and
Aldermen Hume, Selous, Irving, McMorris and Rose. The minutes of the last
meeting were read and adopted, after
Alderman Selous had requested his dissent to a resolution to be recorded, and
that all polls hereafter be recorded.
The finance committee reported recommending two payrolls: Water works
maintenance, $201.85; electric lighting,
etc., $278.10; total, $479.95. The report waB adopted and payment ordered.
Chief Deasy reported two fires during
April; the receipt of flre hose, changes
In the staff, the distribution of copies ol
the flre prevention bylay, and notices
given to owners of many buildings to
make improvements; and recommending a request to all large consumers of
water to desist Immediately on an
an alarm of fire. The report was
adopted.
A complaint against the Yale-Columbia Lumber company of nuisance and of
menace of flre was contained in a letter from W. J. Hirt, successor to W. G.
Adams and company. Tbe letter waB a
lengthy one, offering a lot of gratuitous
advice to the council.
Aid. Selous moved that a reply be
sent regretting the language used, and
the fact that the- writer Is misinformed,
and assuring him that steps are being
taken.   The motion was adopted.
A petition for a side walk on the
east side of Ward street, from Houston
to Richards was read and referred to
the board of works.
An invitation was received for thc
council to attend the 16th annual Victoria Day celebration at Kaslo. The
clerk was Instructed to acknowledge
with thanks.
Three applications were received for
the position of electrical engineer. They
were trom B. W. Clarke, of Grand
Forks, and H. C. Cummins and F. A.
Smith, of Nelson.
Alderman Selous objected that only
one of the applicants, Clarke, even
claimed to know anything about hydroelectric installations. He asked that his
protest be recorded agalnBt a ballot be
lug taken.
It was resolved that a ballot be taken,
Alderman Selous dissenting.
Tbo ballot resulted In 4 votes for
Simth. and one each for Clark and
Cummins. Mr. Smith was therefore ap
pointed, his duties to begin on May
21st.
Bylaw 176, Interpretation bylaw, was
then reconsidered, finally passed and
adopted.
Bylaw 177, the School Loan bylaw,
was then read a third time, Alderman
Selous dissenting. Monday, May 20th,
was fixed for voting day, the hours being from 9 a. m. to 7 p. m., the polling
booths being the city hall and the board
of trade rooms If available.
The medium of advertising was settled by ballot, ln tavor of The Dally
Canadian.
The city clerk called attention to the
fact that assessment notices should be
<-fcent out this month. It was resolved that
the assessment roll of 1906 be adopted
for 1907.
On request of W. P. Dickson the
mayor was Instructed by unanimous
vote to write and present a testimonial
to him.
City engineer presented alternative
plans of the proposed pipe line through
Fairvlew to the C. P. R. shipyard,
The route by way of Chatham street
and Nelson avenue was adopted, and
it was resolved that hydrants be placed
on the line wherever the residents agree
to pay for (hem. The ordering of pipe
wns left to the mayor.
The council then adjourned to Monday, May 20th.
The mayor Informed lhe council In
formally tbat he had received -several
telegrams from the Allls-Chalmers-Bullock company, demanding payment of
balance, lesa $5,000 security for completion and assuming responsibility for
any accidents due to non-operation of
tbe governor.
He had replied reminding the company of the agreement, and had re-
celved no  further word.
TRAIN   ROBBERV.
Northern Pacific Flyer Held Up a Pew
Miles Out of Butte.
LATE CONVERSION
Fielding a Protectionist
at last
Butte.iMay 7���The North Coast Limited, the crack train of the N. P. R., has
been held up at Welch's Spur, about 11
miles east of bere and the engineer
killed. The sheriff's office haB just been
Informed of the robbery and officers are
now preparing to leave for the scene.
The object of the robbery, it is presumed, waa to secure the contents of
tbe safe carrying consignments of currency from Seattle, Portland and Spokane to eastern points. The bloodhounds of the penitentiary will be wired
for. This Is tbe fourth time the east-
bound train has been held up In three
years. The other three times this
train wsas robbed near Bearsmouth,
about .80 miles west or here.. Thi*
morning's hold-up is near the scene of
the scene of the hold-up of the North
Coast Flyer two years ago ln a rough
mountainous section.
Count Working Honestly.
Portland, May 7.���A despatch to the
Oregonian from Klamath Falls, Ore.,
says that Count Otto Von Wa.dersteln,
wbo was reported to have been killed
at Willowal. California, a few days ago,
is alive and well at Klamath Falls,
where he Is employed on government
reclamation work.
OBJECT T0JMIGRAT10N
Italian Government Adapts Strict Rsgu-
' latlons to -Govern Subjects Going or Coming.
Rome, May 7.���The government today presented a bill to parliament providing tor stricter emigration regulations. Messina is added to Genoa,
Naples and Palermo as ports from
wblch emigrants may leave Italy. The
repatriation of emigrants returning
from America will only be allowed on
steamers authorized by the Italian government. Steamers violating this rule
grill, on arrival in Italian waters, be
lined $20 for each returning emigrant
over the first 20.
The passage rates which emigrants
will be required to pay are to be established by the foreign miniater, Jan. 1st.
and July 1st of each year. Agents ot
emigration companies must deposit
$1,000 as a guarantee against infractions of the regulations. The government can stop the departure of any emigrant if it is considered detrimental to
to their Interests for them to leave
Italy for the port they may have selected. No company will be allowed to car
ry emigrants unless It owns at least
two steamers. Italians who have become naturalised Americans may become Italian citizens by merely reentering the kingdom and declaring they
have established a domicile there, or
without such declaration after three
years have elapsed since they re-entered
the kingdom.
Couldn't Walt Four Years.
Santa Monica, Cal., May 7.���A stake
of $80,000 played against a fortune ot
nearly $1,500,000, with a human life as
the final determining factor, are features of an unusual transaction entered
into yesterday between Henry C. Keating and a syndicate composed of four
local men. In about three years, lf he
lives, KeaUng will fall heir to $1,500,-
000 of an estate to be settled at that
time, when the younger heirs will become of age. The syndicate gave Keating $80,000 for his interest ln the estate, taking the risk ot losing the $80,-
000 if Keating died before the estate
It settled, as the other heirs then come
Into the whole estate of $5,000,000.
Should Keating survive the settlement
of the estate, tho syndicate will make
$1,420,000, less tho interest on the $80,
000, and various legal fees.
Mystic Shrlners in Session.
Los Angeles, May 7.���Los Angeles
surrendered to the Nobles of the Mystic
Shrine, who were In practical possession of the city today. In their honor
were profuse and beautiful decorations
of public and private buildings. This
morning thousands viewed the procession escorting Imperial Potentate Clayton to the Scottish Rite cathedral,
where the Imperial council began Its
sessions. During that time the wives
of the council members enjoyed the
hospitality of the local shrine. During
the day there were numerous excursions
to places of Interest In and about Lob
Angeles. Tonight takes place the electrical Turkish and Moorish pageant,
with tho Arab patrols and Shrlners act.
Ing ns escort.
DEFENDER OF BOUNTIES
Only Remaining Free Trader in Liberal Cabinet Recants���Bai
Session for Government
Ottawa, May8.���Mr. Fielding made
the greatest protectionist speech of his
parliamentary career in defending the'
policy of iron and steel bounties. He
and his party denounced the bounty
policy for many years. When they
came In power they promised to abolish
bounties as soon as the period should
run out for which they had been established. This promise waa broken and
bounties were continued on a downward sUding scale, which Mr. Fielding
declared, would bring them to an end
ln July this year. The minister of
finance boasted of this In many meetings held at places remote from the iron
industry. But this year he has introduced a measure restoring the duties
as they stood two yeara ago, continuing
all of them for four years and some for
six years longer. He explains that ln
the past nine years $8,000,000 has been
paid In bounties and that $8,000,000 will
be expended under the bill Introduced.
Mr. Fielding admitted having received petitions from many agricultural constituencies against these bounties, but
pleaded that the farmers did not understand theae -things. Dr. Chlsholm, Mr.
Lalor, Mr. Wilson ot Lennox, Mr. Lancaster, Mr.' Clements and Mr. Wright,
whose constituents bave protested
against these bounties, spoke for these
electors in the House, some claiming
that the iron was sufficiently protected,
and some that protection should be by
tariff and not by bounties. Mr. Fielding
replied that under this protection communities have been built up, targe increases in custom revenue produced,
the ooal Industry stimulated, working
people kept at home, a fanners' market
provided and so on, until Mr. Foster
described the finance minister as a student in the achool of protection who
though at flrst intractable and. dull
has now become so accompllahed a
scholar that he was starting a school ot
Instruction against his old, doctrine.
It haa been an unfortunate session
for the government Two ministers,
and theae In charge of large spending
departments, have disappeared under a
cloud. Two land-selling scandals In the
west and two land-buying scandals In
the east are among the disgraceful disclosures. More than usual effort has
been made by ministerial members ln
committee to choke off Investigations,
but they have not been wholly successful In concealing the fact. The London
election conspiracy trials are impending
and many disquieting events and developments are In prospect for the administration. There is trouble over the reversal of the old Provincial rights policy as well aa the policy on the tariff
and on bounties. Sir Wilfrid will find
many anxieties awaiting him when he
comes home.
MR. ROCHESTER'S  COMPLAINT
Winnipeg's   Reasonable   Interpretation
Not Satisfactory.
Winnipeg, May 7.���The Lord's Day
Alliance Is not satisfied with the manner In which the city of Winnipeg ts
carrying out the provisions of the
Lord's Day Act, and Rev. W. M. Rochester, secretary of that body for Manitoba, has written the mayor to that effect. In putting the act into force the
Winnipeg board of police commissioners decided to put a broad and reasonable Interpretation upon it.
The Dominion parliament. In framing
the act, decided to leave ita enforcement entirely in the hands of local authorities, and everyone who ls dissatisfied with the city's course of action may
obi.",n redress from the attorney
general.
Mayor Ashdown, In discussing the
matter, said he was thoroughly In accord with the course now being pursued by the attorney general's department with regard to the act.
Rev. Mr. Rochester waa a caller at
the mayor's office this morning, and discussed the matter with his worship at
considerable length. The alliance seems
to think that the city Is not enforcing
ihe act as severely as tt might, and ts
not at all In accord with the brand
course now being pursued by the city. ]
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MAY 7. 1907.
THE LATEST STRIKE.
'Thu fieople of Nelson, ftnd of Kootenay generally, experienced a feeling of
relief no doubt yesterday when it waa
announced that the coal miners' strike
was finally settled, and that work in the
Kootenay and Alberta collieries would
soon be resumed.
There are several features of the
case that cannot be viewed with complacency. The legislation of tbe Dominion government designed specially
to prevent such occurences broke down
utterly. We are not informed what influence, if any, the deputy minister ot
labor exercised upon the operators, but
we do know that his mission was
sneered at by both parties lo the controversy.
These are matters that will bear investigation later. If it is possible to
.frame legislation that will prevent in-
lermptlona of labor, let them be passed
by all means, lf not, the Trades Dispute Act Jjad better be repealed. It is
ridiculous to keep on the statutes a
law that canoot be enforced.
The other matter Is even more seri
ous. It is intolerable thai an official ol
the Dominion government, acting in the
Interest and in the name of tbe people of
Canada, should be told, in effect, that
a strike was a matter affecting only the
employers and employed, and was no
business of his. It Is hard to say just
what legal status Mr. MacKenzfe King
iias ln such circumstances, but the fact
lhat the incumbent of such ao office
1 "was treated disrespectfully reveals a
spirit of lawlessness that must not be
allowed to develop ln Canada.
Before the coal strike was settled
another strike began. The miners and
smeltermeo of the Boundary district
have demanded Increased pay or shorter hours or both.
While the country Is not threatened
-with the same evils in tho present case
as in the last, the cessation of work in
the metalliferous mines o*! the Boundary district is a verj- serious matter.
It Is significant that the strike has
been declared against companies and
managers who have been proverbially
fortunate in avoiding strikes in the
past, and have always managed to preserve friendly relations with their employees. The strike is not aggravated,
like that of the coal miners by any personal .antagonisms.
But the absence of irritating causes
only Indicates more strpfgly that the
strike Is serious. Strikes are often due
to sudden Irritations, but they are most
serious when they are cool and deliberate.
It has been known for a long Ume
that the miners of the Boundary were
preparing for such a move. The operators have foreseen but have steadily declared that compliance with the men's
demands is Impossible.
It would appear therefore that the
strike may be prolonged and one of the
most promoting districts of the interior
may suffer heavily in consequence.
For an editor to discuss in his editorial columns his difficulties and triads
ln respect of telegraph reports, mall
correspondence, insufficient advertising
support, and kindred things that vex
the soul of an editor who Is also a proprietor, is rather like talking shop in
the drawing room. Apart from that objectionable feature the on'y ones who
really suffer from a local shower of
abuse on telegraph service are the hard
working and oblfglng local officials and
operators. It is true that the press service in Kootenay Is poor. Ii is also true
that Kootenay is probably the hardest
of all habitable places ln which to maintain telegraphic connections. The wires
must run along mountain sides. A snow
or mud slide or a bush fire may In an
hour or less provide work for the linemen for half a day. As to the condition in which despatches are received,
something must depend on the temper
o. the editor. The present telegraph
editor of Tbe Dally Canadian has never
complained of being unable to Interpret
a despatch.
Canadians generally will not be displeased If the rumor should prove correct that Lord Strathcona Is to be made
a duke. Soldiers, statesmen and poets
are rewarded by patents as barons, viscounts, sometime! even aB earls.   Per
haps it is In keeping with the spirit of
the age that higher ranks of lhe peerage should be reserved for millionaires.
Lord titruihcoua s rise to weauu uudn t
Uilter gieauy irotn those uf uUier sue-
cestui money makcis. liui ne has spent
a part oi ms wt-aiui generously and puo-
ne spiritedly and wiuiuui quae the vulgarity ui Andrew Carnegie. But tht
part uf the rumor that is most serious
is that Sir Fred Borden may be appointed High Commissioner. Such an appointment would be an insult to Brliaiu
as well as a disgrace to Canada.
Kev. W, M. Rochester, western secretary of the Dominion Lord's Day Alliance, Is not handicapped by any diffidence or by a too humble sense of his
rights. He is still wiidly indignant at
British Columbia for refusing to enforce the Lords Day Act. He is no*
reported as scolding the authorities at
Winnipeg for not enforcing the act
strictiy enough. We hope Mr. Rochester will cuntiuue. A little more of such
impudent dictation and the act will become inoperative everywhere. It is men
like Mr. Rochester who alienate from
religious work of all kinds the sympathies of broad minded aud intelligent
men.
STRIKE-RIDDEN   CITY.
San   Francisco   Again   Suffering   From
Labor  Troubles.
San Francisco. May 7.���San Francisco
is again in the throes of a bitter struggle. For the third time since the disastrous fire a year ago San Francisco
is walking because of the declaration
of a strike on all the street car lines ot
the city oy the carmen's union. The
telephone girls are out on strike as are
also the Iron workers. Transportation
facilities are crippled. With no telephone serivce business is greatly handicapped. A committee from the civil
league of San Francisco yesterday
called on Hy T. Scott, president of the
Pacific States Telephone and Telegraph
company, President Calhoun, of the
union of railway men. and President
Cornelius, of the carmen union, requested them in the interest of the city and
of the public to submit their differences
to arbitration. The committee met with
no success.
The carmen have organized an extensive picket detail at each car barn.
The picket* are changed every few
hours and according to President Cornelius have been instructed to permit
no violence. Large crowds surrounded
the car barns at Turk and Fillmore
streets, where 100 strike breakers are
lodged. Beyond hooting and jeering no
act of violence was committed. Heavy-
shutters and iron screens were placed
on the windows of all the barns and
car houses. At the car barns at Hays
and Grand avenue, where i6 situated
the company's principal commissary department, intense activity prevails to
prepare for the housing and feeding of
a large number of strike breakers.
Notices have been posted in al! the
car barns that employees will be expected to report for duty on Tuesday morning or consider themselves discharged.
The situation so far has been peaceful and there are no indications of impending trouble. At the same time
every preparation Is being made hy the
FOR SALE!
LOTS
Latimer, near Stanley I 325
Cedar, near Baker  300
Carbonate, near Park,  175
Park, near Vernon,(2 lots   525
Vancouver and Slocan, 16 Iota for 450
HOUSES
Victoria, near Kootenay,  2-250
Cedar, near Victoria  3,000
Silica, near Park  2.500
Mill I.,600 and 2,000
LAND
King Road, 1500 caah and balance tat,
terma will purchaM plot about aevan
aerea, part cultivated.
Near King Road, 50 aerea. part cultivated.    Inepection Invited.
Kootenay River, 150 acrea, fit per acre.
Also   land   on   Kootenay   lake,   near
Creston, Flre Valley and Burton City.
F. B. LYS
REAL ESTATE AGENT.
Wett Baker Street NELSON, B. C.
Dominion Dairy
Caibick -ft McDonald, proprietors of
the Dominion Dairy, having dissolved
partnership by mutual consent the business will in future be carried on by
Vf. Calblck.
Thanking our patrons for past favors
I hope to merit a continuance of their
patronage.
WESLEY CALBICK.
state and civil authoritities to prevent
any breach of (he peace. After an exciting meeting lasting four hours the electrical workers' union and the union of
linemen failed to reach an agreement on
a proposition to strike in sympathy wiih
the telephone girls. A compromise was
effected whereby definite action was
postponed until the executive committee
shall have conferred with the officials
of the telephone company, when the
company will be informed that unless
the union of the girls is recognized the
linemen and electricians will wulk out.
The company is giving a little better
service than during the first days of the
strike and the assertion is made that it
will be able to hold its position until
the striking operators return to their
posts.
Care for the Insane.
Washington. May 7,���The sixty-third
annual meeting of the American Medico- Psychological Association, which is
composed of the medical superintendents and medical assistants of the Insane asylums throughout the United
States and Canada, began at the New
Willard hotel today in conjunction with
the Congress of American Physicians
and Surgeons. Tomorrow the members
of the association are to inspect the
government hospital for the insane and
on Thursday they will go to the Jamestown exposition, where the concluding
sessions of the meeting will be held.   ���
LAND NOTICES.
Slity -Uts miter date l Intend to apply tothe
Honorable the Cblef Commluloner ol Lands and
Wo'kn for permlsaloa to purchase the followlug
detflbed lands in West Kooieniy district: Com*
meni'lng at a poat planted on the aouth shore ol
Kootenay lake, and a-'joiutnti l, Y. R. block So.
10, and marked "Tom Gordon ��� QOrfhw-Mt corner
post." thence south 4t) chains, thence fast 40
chains. ���,l,t*:i ���* m :i!i.Mi!iii!*,-. mure or les��, to
Lake Shore, thence west 40 < l.i*-;:.- lo point of
eon meneement
Dated this --:h ol April. 1907.
Tom Gobdoh.
Slity .'ays after date I "intend to apply to tne
Hon. the Chief Commissioner of Leaa* and
Works, Victoria. B C, to jm re time tt acres of
land: Commencing at a post planted at the City
Of Nelson'* S K-corner post, on Kootenay river,
i- .-,'������- _* chain,! aoutb, thence west .** chains,
them* north 20 chains, thence east 20 chains to
point of commencement.
Kelson. B <\. April 24, UBT,        E. J. Ctrkan.
Sixty days after flate I intend to apply to Hon.
the Chief (ommisBioner of Landsand Works for
permission to purchase the following described
lands tu Kootenay district: Commencing at a
post marked Bruce White's .V W. corner post,
tftuated at the northeast corner of Y. R 30 about
a mile eaat of -Slocan river, tbence south A,
cbains. theuce west 'Jo chains, llienee south 60
cbains, thence east 40 chains, theuce north 40
chains, thence east 40 cbains. tbeuce north 40
chains, theuce west 6u chains to point uf nun*
meucemeut, containing 440 acres, more or less.
_Located March IHth, 1B07. pRi-ci Whm. _
I, tbe uu'lersigued, alter 60 days Inteud to apply to the Houorable the Chief Commissioner of
Lauds aud Works for permlaslon to purehaae the
following laud: Commencing at a post marked
B. t. c. of Lot 12W, thence wesl to chains, thence
south 'Ai chains, thence west iO chains, thence
south'Jo chains, thence west 40 chains, thence
souih 40 chains, tbence east bo chains, tbence
north ���*��� ��� chains to point of commencement.
Located March 2Tth, IWI.     M. 9. McNaught,
 >'. F. McN.U'.HT, Agent.
1, tbe undersigned, after GO days iuteod  to ap-
Ely to the Houorable the Chief Commissioner of
auds and Works lo purchase the following described laud: ComuH'iiciug at a post niarked
If, K. C, situate at tbe mouth of Cove creek on
the west shore of Slocan lake, tbence west 20
chains, theuce wuth 20 chalus, theuce west 20
chains, theuce south if) chaius, tlience west 40
chains, theuce south 40 chains, thenee east tot
chains, theuce aorth Nj chains to point of cam-
rnencement
Located March 17th 1907       S. F McNatjuht.
Cblef Commiasioner of Lauds and Works for
permission to purchase the following described
lands in Kooteuay District, about three-quarters
of mile from Thrum's sldiHg: Commencing at a
post placed at tbe S. w. corner of I. 6098, group
1. West Kootenay District; thence westerly
following tbe north boundarv of L459B, 40
chalus; tbeuce nortb 10 chalus; theuee ea*t 40
chains, moreor less, tothe N. W. eoruer of
I/--'1: theuee south followlug the west boundary
of L6A93 10 chalus, more or less, to place of com-
meneement, containing 40acres, mors or less.
Dated thU 6th day of December, l'J06.
EJfc P'tts. Locator.
Sixty days after date I purpose making application to tne Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for permission to purchase the following
described nud: Commenclngat a post ptac.d
at the southeast corner of ��'. W Q Haultaln's
application to purchase, marked "K. F's. H.W,
corner," running thence80Ohalttl nonh. thenee
Ho chains east, thenre SO cualna south, theuce 80
chains west to i>olnt of commencenieut, eoutalu-
iag 6*1 acres, wore or leaa.
Dated the 9lb day of April, IW7.
K. Pixqcili,
__        Per f. fl, PAt'ijnnt*, Agent.	
���Blxty days aftor dale 1 intend to apply to tbe
Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands aud
Works. Victoria, to purehase 120 acres of land
in Weat Kootenay, and described aa follows:
Commencing at a post planted on the east side
of Arrow L��x- at the southwest corner of 1.7604
and marked "J. A. K'b N V.. corner," thence
east 24 ebalus, theuce south 40 chalus, thence
east to chains, tbence south 20 chapis to Muae-
heimer's pre-emption, thenee west M ehalns to
Fauquier s application to purchase, thenee north
40cbains, tbenee west 20 chain- to lake shore,
tbence north along the lake shore to plaee of
mimnuMtnml
March lath.lWT. J A KaiLY
Sixty dayaafterdate I purpose making application to the Honorable lbe Chief CommlssJnner
of Lands and Works for permission to purvhase
tb* following described land: Commencing nt
a poit placed about one and hall miles Hatol
Sliver Tip I'olnt.on Whatshan I��ke, near Christie creek marked "W, W.G.H's. S.E eorner," running thence ft chains west to Join land located
by F L Hammond, as agent, thencu *) chains
north, thence M0 chains east, theuce HO ehains
south to polul of commencement, containing
640 acres, more or less.
Dated the Vth day of April, lft>7-
F. W. (i. lUnt.TiiH,
('er F  G. FAi'gt'iaa, Agent
Hixty days after date I intend to apply to the
Hon the Chief Commissionerof Lauds and Works
Victoria, to purehaso (HO acrea of land in West
Kootenay nistrict: Commencing at a post
planted about 6 miles from the mouth of Mosquito creek and abont one mile west of tbe said
creek and mnrked "H.H. R'i S.W corner." and
running north 80 chains, thenco east 80 ehalns,
tbeuce soutb 60 chains, tbeuce west 80 chalna to
place of beglUDiug.
March 16th. 1W7. H  H. Rons,
J. E. AintABLat, Ageat.
Sixty days after date I intend to apply to. the
Hon. Chief Commiasioner of Lands and Works,
Victoria, B. C��� to purehaae 240 acres of laud. In
Flre Valley, described aa fol'ows: Commencing
at a post planted 20 ehalns west of Walter Bulll
N. W. corner and marked J. W Holmes' Jr. N. E.
corner p- st, aud runningsouth 40 chains, thenee
weat M chains, lbence north 40 chains, thence
east A0 chains to place of beginning, and being a
portion of Hectlon tb, Township 1%, Weat Koot-
enay.
March 6th, l*fi. 3. W. Holmm, Jr.
J. E. AKHAFL*. AOtVT,
Sixty days after date I intend to apply te the
Hon. Chief Commisaloner of Lands and Works
to purehaae 320 acres of laud in Flre Valley, West
Kooteuay district and described af follows:
Commencing at a post marked J. K's S, E.
enrner, and running north 80 chains, theuce
west 40 chains, thenee south 80 chains, thence
east 40 chains to place >,t beginning, and being
the west one-half of the ���-. E. oDe-quarter ana
the east one-half of the S. W. ooe-^uarter, and
the wert one-half of the N. E. one-quarter, and
the rati oDe-haif of the N. W, oua-quartcr of
���t -tion 34, Township 71, 0.1,
March toth, um* ioma EmmT.
FRED IRVINE <& CO'Y
New Dress, Muslins, Ginghams and Ladies' Ready-to-Wear
Skirts, Costumes and Blouses.
WHITE LAWN BLOUSES FROM 75 cts EACH UP
We Are Still Selling Ladies' Undermuslins at Reduced Prices.
Fred Irvine <& Co'y
WE INVITE INSPECTION
Notice ls hereby given that CO aays alter date 1
intend to apply to the Hon. Chief Commissioneriof
Landsand Works, Victoria, for permission to purchase tbe following described laud : Commencing
at a post plauted ou the west side ot -im.-mi lake
and about two miles north of Lvaus creek, and
marked ti. H. C>'n southeast corner afifti tbeuce
north following shore of iake Uo chaltis, iheuce
v. ���������.: ... chalus, thence soutli 120 chains, ihence
meat, 6o chains to polut of comineucemcut, 040
acres more or leaa.
Located April 20, I'.��>..
Uto. B. (iARRrrr, Locator,
Wm.Cloioh. Ageut.
Hlxty days after date I intend to apply to the
Hon. tbe Chief Commissioner of I��uds and
Works, Victoria, to purchase (HO acres of laud in
ffest Kootenay,described aa follows; Commencing at a post planted about eight miles up
Mosquito creek aud jolulug E. Cross' application
to purehase, and mnrked C. M's S. K corner,
tbeuce north 60 chains, tbenee west 80 ebalus,
thence soutb 80 ebalus, theuce east 80 chalus to
place of begiuuing.
Feb. 16th, U07. C. Marshall,
J. E. Annaiii.k.
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works to
purchase the followlug described land loeated
iu Flre valley district of West Kootenay: Commenciug at a post planted at the 8. K. corner uf
Joha Bangs' pre-emption, tbence south 80 chains,
ihenee west 40 chains, thence north 80 ebalus,
thence east 40 cbaiui to place of beginning, containing 3x0 acres.
Located March Uth, 1W7.
D, A. McPilte, Locator.
J. J Kklly, Agent,
Take notice lhat 00 days after date 1 Intund to
apply to the Hou. Cblel Commiasioner of Lauds
aud Works, for permission to purehaae tbe following deserlbed lauds: Commencing at the
southeast oorner of lot 6306, tbence west io
chains, thence south 20 chains, theuce east 20
chains, thence north vn chains, theoce west lu
chains to point of eommeneement, containing
10 acres, more or less ��
Dated April 16th, 1907 Y   J. Bhaui.iv.
W. W. Ukuii.iy, Agenl.
I. the undersigned, after tt) days Intend to apply to the Hou. the Chief Commissionerof Lauds
and V>orks to purchase tbe lollowlng described
land: Commencing at tbe N. E-U. of Lot 7S3V
ii. L, thence west 4U chains, Ihence north 20
chains, tbeuce east 4o ebalns, thence south 20
ebalus to polut of commencement, containing 80
acres more or less.
Located March 28th. I��i7. W. A. Mills.
Take notice that sixty days after dato
I intend to apply to the Honorable tbe Chlel
Commissioner ot Lauda and Works for permission to purchase the following described land
situated ln the West Kootenay district: Commencing al a poet planted at the southeast
eorner of Lot X22, ou the soutb side of the West
Arm of Kootenay lake, thenee 80 chaini west to
southwett corner of said lol. tbence'A) cbaiui
south, thence >����� chains east, theuee 20 chains
north tu place of eommeucement, containing too
acres.
April 2nd, 1907. ('haulm Robirtso*,
!�����! KR.VIST W. hoBlKaoH, Agent.
Sixty days after date I Inteud toapply to the
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Landa and Works,
Victoria, B. C, lo purchase the following described land, situated ln the West Kooteuay district: Commencing at a poat planted on the
weat aide of Kootenay lake, Dear Rhinoceros
point, and marked J. McKinnon'a ti. E. corner
post, thence west -90 ehaios. thence uorth 40
chains, thenee east 80 ebalus more or less to lake
shore, theuce along lake �� bore to polut of commencement.
Signed J McKihnon.
Sixty days after dat�� I intend to apply to the
Hon. the Cblef Commlnloner of Lauds and
Works, Victoria, for permlssloD to purchase 100
acres, more or lens, situated lu West Kooteuay
distriet: Commeuelng at a post planted midway
on the nortb boundary of Lot 7611 and adjoining
H.W coruerof Lot 8053. ihence north 16 chaiua,
thence west 40 chains, thence south 40 cbaina,
thene eeast'JO chains, theuee north 'is chaius,
tbence eaat 20ehalus to polntof eommen-.eaent.
Loeated March 20th, \Wl. 1. J. BCAMLAX,
Sixty days after date I Iptend to apfly to the
Hon. the Chief Commlst-loner of L^uds aud
Works to purchase the followipc tU'scrtbed
lands: Commencing nt a post plauted ou the
east aide of Urnou Creek HttW mouth of lbe first
north fork uttd marked "K. Cooper's southeast
eorner,' running 80 chains wesl, north 40ehalna,
east 80 chaius, aud south io chains to place of
commencement.
I*led March 20th, 1907. R.CoorER,
J. T. Ttri'tsu, Ageut.
Sixty days afterdate I Intend to apply to tbe
Hon. tlie Chief Commisaloner of Lands and
Works to purchase the following described
lands: Commencing at a post marked "L A.
Tipplng's southwest eorner post" and planted
near H. I>. Curtis's land, about half mile from
Hloean City, running uortb 40 chains, east 20
chains, south 40 chalna, west 20 chains to pi hit
of commencement
Uated Mareh Mth, l��/7 \��� A. Tutinu,
J. T. Tll'flNU,  Agent.
Sixty days alter date 1 lutend to app'.y to the
Hon. the Chief Commissioner of Lauds aud
Works to purchase the following described land
located lu Fin Valley dlKtrist of W..st Koolenay:
Commenciug ata post planted at the H, W.corner
of John Bang' pre-emption, thence GO chains
south, thenee 4o chains west, tbence ���0 chains
north, theuce 40 chains east to placeof beginning.
Kichaku KirPK, Locator,
J. J. KlLLY, Ageut,
Notice Is hereby given tbat 00 days alter date I
Intend to make application tothe "onorable lhe
ChleM'ommissloncr of Lands and Works, al Victoria, lor uenniMlon to purchase thc (ollowlng
desuribtHljlauda: Cummuucliig at a post planted
at the southeast rorner of lot �������'���, group 1, theuee
soulb 26 chains, thence east 60 chains, thence
north 26 chains, tbeuce west flo chains lo p..nit
of commencement, containing Ito acres, more ot
leas.
Nelson. March 27th, 1*17.        A**IE L. Wadi.
P. Wadi, Agent.
Sixty days after date 1 Intend to apply to the
Hon thu Chief Commissioner of l^ands and
Works, Victoria to purchase the following described l��nd: Commencing at a post marked
M H'sS W. corner, aud plained near the northwest corner of I ot 3X12, abom one mile west of
8locau river, and running eatt 40 chains u,\..,\
381. thence north 40ehalns. thence west 40ehalns,
ihence south 40 chaina to place of beginning.
March Bth, 1907. Milda Haiti
PAULllArcK, Ageut.
Sixty days after date 1 intend io apply to the
Hon.theChiefCommls-ionerofUudsand Works
Victoria, B.C, to purchsse 120 acres of land
situate lu Fire \ alley, West Kootenay, ann de-
scribed aa follows: Commencing at the northeast
corner of Lot 7815, end ninning north ��0 chains
thence east 20 chaius, ihence rotith GO chains
thence west 20 ehains to plac* of beginning.      '
March 4th, 1907. w W. Bbaulit,
J   E, Aichabli, Agent
Blxty days after date 1 intend to apply to the
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Unds and Worka
Victoria, to purchase .T20 acres of land in West
Kootenay, described as follows: Commencing
at a post plsnted up Mosquito creek, about fight
miles frnm the mouth and marked i. Cross' i W
corner, tbence north 8o chains, tbence 40 ehalns
eaat, ihence 10 chains soutb, thenc* 40 chain.
west to place of begiuniug
Feb.Wtb.lW.. K.CEoai
J.I.AHKAiu.Afaai.
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���
ASHNOLA
LOTS
I       NOW ON THE MARKET
a For Further Information Apply to
��� UU PTTTC AGENT-
��� IL IL rl 1 1 J, NELSON, B. C..
The Hall Mining and Smelt
Company, Limited.
NELSON, B. C.
Purchases Lead, Copper and Dry Ore
STARKEY^&O0.|
Whole_i_ii�� Provlailonaa,
Produce,        ��� Fruit-
Oovurumont Creamery One Pound Uncta m-eife-d wnekly tst��� from lit I
churn.   For aale by all leading grooera.
Offlce and warehonae: Houston Block,   Phone 79.
Josephine Street. Nelson, B.
Sixty sl,y, after slate I Imeusl to apply to lbe
Honorable tbe Chlel Commluloner ssl Land, ausl
Worka, Viciorla, tss purrhaae tbo followlna
deacrlbed landa lu Waat Kswslenay dlitrlet:
Commencing at a po.t plantesl at tlie KE i-osncr
"'_ *L,mi Lovejfa parcUM Lltiass aisd markesl
"K. M.Sa S.h. corner," aud siiunlisa wsulh 60
chalna, tbeuce west Hi cbalni, thanoa nortn t.s
chalna. theuse earn *> chalu. lo plas*e of beam-
nlug atsd conlalnlnsi :!���  aetea.
March 5th. 1907. E. M gnaw,
J.K. AtntMOJ, Agent.
Notice li hereby glveu that no dayi aller date I
Intend to apply to the Houorable the Chief Com-
minloner of Undi and Worka for penalaaton
to purr-haae about !T.*s asrei of land, iltuate ns-ar
tbo l'ensl d'Oreille river. Well Kooteuay slliirlct,
and aaacrtbad aa followa: Commencing at a
poet marked sl. K. 1 hom.on's N. W. c.sruer Boat,
iltuated on the sssssslb bounslary and *>Ohalna
from 3. �� |Ks.tof I.0171W, Ihence Kuth tbotlj 70
ehalni, thenee call about tt Ohalna Iss a jhsIui on
the weit boundary and aoehatna frssm s. w. rs..,t
ol Lot 77*1, thence north 70 chalm ausl thence
we.t H chalui to the place ���f Ist-glnnlng
ath March, 1W7. ?;. g Tiioaion.
A, tl. Lako, Agent.
Sixty daya after date I lnt*-is,l to apply to tha
Houssrable the chief Cssmmlsosls.ner ssf Und, and
worka, Mctorla, to purs'hsuie 640 acrei ol land,
altuated on the weit .!.:������ of Arrow lake, and de
icribed ai follsswi: Cssmnien,-lng al a po��i mark
eiU.H'iN.E. corner anil placed at the mulls,
weil s-orner ot Usl 7iiW, Oroup 1. Weit Kootena).
and running wen ��0 chalui. thens-e iouth (o
cbalni, thence eait no clsaltsi t,s the lake thsste
tlience north aloug Use lakoto place ol beginning
March 8lh, 1907. J Hakshx,
     J. K. AMum.1. Agenl.
,..*. I*/' *"or ���'"'" ' ""end In apply Iss tbe Hon.
( hlel Commluloner of Laudi and Worki, Victoria to purehaae IW asrea ol land In Plre Valley,
Weit Koolenay dlitrlet, and slc.crlt.ed u fsillsswi:
< "isiiueuciiig at a paat marked W l! Wright*.
H. L. corner, and ruisulug north HO chatm. thanoa
well aj chalui, l!scns*e loslth w chalm. thens-e
can au chaini to plas'e of bs'glnnlug, and being
the wen one-hall ssl the N. K. ,|iiarler n( Section
m, and the weal balf of lhe S. a. one .quarter ol
Motion ��.*> In Tuwnihlp 71 0.1.
March aoth, 1907. W. 11. Wriukt.
.,Hlxl^d*iri after dale I intend Its apply to the
Hon, chlel Commluloner of Undi and Worki,
Victoria, Us | Tchaae th fssllowlng deicrlbed
landi adjoining thc Arrow lakea In We.t Root-
enay: Commencing al a poil plained at the
fl. W, corner of J. 11. I'orler'i pre-emption, and
marked K w,H.W. corner pssit, thense-JUs-nalni
north al.sng lake ihore. tnence as chaini can,
theuce as chaloi sonth, tbence JO chalui weit to
place of beginning, conninlug 10 acres, nsssre or
Ni'tt'e la hervtsT given lhat Wdarlll
Intend to applv ns the Hon the ch*et��al
Iloner ol Uusli and Worki, Victor-* _t
mlulon tn purch-aa. the follnwlnj tt*
land; Commencing at a pssit at lue WW���
ot Ihe soulli bosindar-y ol lot SM if
boundary ol "siolden yuctn" minim r
tht nee esut 19.66 chalm. nosr* ���r !��*. w"
eait corner po��t of lot fs_s:t. thenc. firs
cbalni. more or leas, lo ncrthvait sororrlt
lot -V2-13, Ihence rut 40 chllni 10 lis* l0B
cssrner -po.t of Ust HAS. tis.nc* south W <���
tlss-nce weit (.1 chain., nss-re cr lasl to "*,
boundary otthw-'lioldca H -vd" miner* ��
thens-e aloug eail bouts-'.ary "tioldeu 9��J
nsliss-ral claim lo polnl ssi cvunnit-Dcc
rhaim. nsssre or leu
nalaon, bc , March I.*. ttM
ion-, lauatw,
Per Wm 7oiu.is.iok.��C
Mils .lays aller slale I Inlcnd tu iPPlf"
Ilssn the Ch tl Commluloner ol UJW
Work.. Vietoria, lo purchase .W acre. sslJ��
Weit Kontenay. deaorlbed al loliowa: a
mcurlng at a po.1 planted l^'sl ""^j
Muisiuito Creek from Ihe moutii lD" "S
"A   tl." S ��*. ,������,cr,   Ihcns. ss.sslh *�� JJ
tbence east n chalm, lbence nssrtb
AUKI
[ tn-scusolM-
llHlt
KvtLYN Watson.
Notice li bereby given thai 60 slays after slate I
Intend lo apply to tbe Hou. chlet I ommiisloncr
of unda and Worki tor permlulon lofurohaaa
the followlug deeerlbcsl landa, illuale in Wesl
Kooteuay dlnrlct: Commencing ui a |sssst marked 1. L. Porler'a K, W, is.rncr, tlnucc -south no
ehalns, lollowlng tho eastern boundary ol 11.
Selous appllcatlssn to purs'hase; thense eail 4(1
ehalni; thenco north >u ehalna; Ihenco welt 411
ckalni to polnl of commencement, coutaiuing
attl acres more or lesa.
OaUsd thii lllh day of March, 1907.
J. L. Poit-raa,
Blxtv da�� after date 1 intend to apply lo tho
Hon. Chief Commluloner of Undi and Worki,
.,"m0"*,-..10 Jjurchaae 4��0 acrea of land, lu Flro
\ alley, W en Kootonay. ansl dciarlbad aa lollowi:
Commencing al a poal plained at Walter Bull'a
northweat corner and narkad A. Vs 8. E. corner,
��nd running no-tb eo chains, thenco weit So
chalna, ihence iouth 60 chalm, thence eait So
cbalni to place ol beginning, and being part of
���aeuottl N and �� In Townabip 71 and a porllou
of Scstloni 1 aud 2 In Townihlp r,9, Oroup 1.
March Mh, m,7. A Vraa,
.. C. AmtAiu, iI��at.
Ihens-e *i chains wesl lo pit.
February )Glb,l!SV7
J. K. ANSAnU. Aressu
Slaly days afler da o I Ins 1 to ���f''.."!
Hon lie clsscl Commlsilssiscr ssf usw ,
Work. Viciorla, to pun-has.- Mi is-"* ��*%
Wcsl Kootanay, slcaerlbel as fs'll,'vV-_fl
iien.lng al a -poat marked "Is ��-' "���'-"���
and Long al the N.W eorner ot A. n"
application !��� purs base wish h I* *o,u' ',.
up Mosquito Creek frsim the mewls ij"
nlng m chaini south, theme ��' slss""!
ihenee an ehalni north, lbence �� rlsi">""
plssce ,if beginning. _,._,
February 10th, 1907. ��; ""
J. I. AKMUK. **�����������������'_
Sixty dayi aller data 1 Intend In IBjJJ
Houorable the C'hlel Comutlulourr ssl l*"".
Worka, V* -lorla, to purs-base ss' arnj "J
locale! ou ihe noil ltd] ol Arrsswl"'1"
��� I,- list,,,; aa followi: Cnmmenslisg V��� '
marke.1 I*. A*i N. K.cs.rner, and pl��'s"l;��
north of the issutbweit s-orner sil W��_X_I
1, We.t Kooonay, and running s,.ssl!i ����
tlience wesl A, chains, thence north "1
thence east SI s-halns to plas-e ssl Ih-ssiis"'"._,
March lllh, Ilm ',*���
J. K AHI.AH11. As/em-
Sixty slayi alter data I Intend tolEFJjl
Hosts,rable tho Chief Commlsslssuer ssl uan
Wssrks for pernslulssn lo pun-base lhe ''V
sleserlbed land lu Well hVilonas : sM ��'-*!
sst a post about one ansl an sinner mi| '* s. .J,
Hayoutie Undlng, and marked.!!'*"*���*��� ,
H. Ii- s-oriis-r. Ihenee north as chains. ��'""
ao rhaim, ihenee aonth 10chnlni, Ihiau-
chaiui lo polnl of comliss-ni-eissesit ..
Manh Ond, is.,7.   (Sian.-ii) "���"����� ���",'
KoistaT Hssiiinsiss, Al'
Sixty dayi afler dato I inteud ts' ��WiL,r
llonssrable the Chlet CominlsslssnsT 01 '*llo,
Works fs��r ponntulssn to j.urchHss- tna.' __
deaeribed land In Wen Kootanay! ,_"'',f_tt
al a post planted on Ihe nortii hanawrja
creek, aboul three s]ll.rtors ssl a mils'I" _rli
ss! creek, ansl markesl Eva Culls e. ' ,,(
thanee north ao chaini, thens-e "SSlS
Ihence soutli an cbaissl, tnens-e easl I'" f
point of commencement. ., evtltlS,*
March 'land, 19U7. (Signed) *��_���,
KssRgRT RolslN '*���
,W____
nu,��!'!.',
..'�����
Slxly slayi aller "dale I intend l�� ���fflji i_\\
Hon.   lhe  Chlel Commluloner ol'-��(i]1(1^
deicrlbed land In Weil Kootenay:    -   ,_tt_m
al a poit planted ssn Use soutli """,,�����l.'!l
, reek, n . ne mile fiom inosiin '"  ��� ijiowsn
markesl "It. KoblMonl N w   "".".,���, llsi<3|
ioulb ao , Iniiii.. thonoe call *', r'l~' 0p-H1'!
north DO chaini, thenco well I" el'"11"
cismmeucomenl. ,
March land, 1907, ___ ��� _,.��� rusiiiu*
(Signed) Boaaai ������� .*���
>ecial for Camp and Hotel Use
Heavy Hams
LEAN     MILD     CURED
le Very Best of Canadian Goods
\ Burns & Co., Ltd.
Nelson, Kaslo, Rossland and Boundary.
TIMBER NOTICES.
g thnt ilitrty 'Imv* altar date 1 m-
Iniii v in iii- i i "ii Chief Commissioner o|
r I A'urko -.1 Victoria, B. C, lor a special
cut Mii-I < nrrv away timber from Uie
I described )ttndn lu Alnsworth division :
ring nt a i*"-i marked Chas P. Walms-
iweat ("lit, thence nortb 80 chains,
t m rnaloi, thence south nt chains,
i - ��� ���-.-.; I*- to i-t.int of commencement,
ml * ��� : .* >n - nt I'd ou the east side of
it k, sliotii i.*1 j milea south of tbe Lar-
|j Manh l-'Hi. 1907,
CHAS. F   WaXMSLlY, locator.
1'. hhiran. Agent-
���ocIdi ttt k poat marked Chas. F
-���:'���.���.������������-! post, thence so'ith 80
i.< t&Rt W ' limn*-, tbence north 80
ice went -ii i:balia to point of com*
the mi.'I laud b-allljt situate on the
. : ��� ���!��� it !������ ni'ii, about ��*Si milea aouth
in ri��er
llMarch 12th, l'J07.
(HAS. K. WALMBLrV, Locator,
1'. HiiKitAH, Agent.
bmt'u**i:i�� at a post marked Chat. F.
inutliweit post, tbence aoutb 80
i- east 80 chains, theuce north 80
e weat M chains to polntof com-
Kat.theaald laud being situate on tbu
��� i .��, kIhiiii I'.j milea aouth
rnh 12th, 10f/7.
i has F. Walmslky, Locator,
j^S ii iiu h. Agent.
Ii> hereby riven tbat 811 days after dale I
Tsppiv t" ti"-* Hon (.'hief uoinmlarionar
1 ami Works, at Victoria for a special
. ful and carry away Umber from the
j deicrlbH lantls in Weat Kootenay:
king hi a poit planted oti "he eaat line
"', two mllei soutb of the southern
nf mv Timber License No, 10, thence
inn, uorth 80 chains, west 40 chains,
������iialup, wont to chalna, aouth Ml chains,
, smith Wi chains to nl ace of com-
'���mainlng Mu acres, more or leu.
i)7. Y. LuMD.
-i.y Kiven that 'JO davs alter tlate i
apply tn the Honorable the Chief Con-
of Unds and Works for a special
I locut ami carry away timber from thc
Bsdoaeribtd lauds situated ou thc weat
n Big  Hii-��*p Creek Valley:   ''ommenclng
|lin-e and a ball miles north of the lnter-
ixlary line aud about one and a
Ilea weat of Uie Nelson and Fort Sheppard
company's land Kraut in the district of
ftttlUy-
���S.-t'nninit-ii- nu:   at a post planted   two
ayrcHt of Mlg Kheep creek, known aa the
V'Hl comer inisi, Joining J. K. Cranston's
t claim  No. I, claiming 80 chaina north,
ft chains cast,  thi nee 80 chaini  south,
<��*chains west to POlot of commencement.
ttd March'Jim. IWI.
<'<*>mmeiicirig at a posl plnnted at the
ul cornei- <>f location No. 1, known aa the
i il oornu poat OI location No. 2, claiming
,* south, tbence 80 chains east, then e so
north, tbence 80 cbaina west to point ul
scemiflt
ad March Hut, IW7.
('omtQcnrliig at a poat placed half a
at ot location No 2, kuown aa the somh-
oer, claiming Wchains north, thence 80
���est, tbenoa 80 chains south, tbence 80
eul lo point of coinmtiioi'tnent.
-i'��rameuclng at a post planted at the
lit cornet of location No 8, known aa the
u-t corner, claiming 180 chaius south,
ihslni west, thence '60 chains north,
Hiiu*- cast to point of commencement.
March Hat, UOT.
J. I\ Hwidherg, Looator.
K. T. Rnokuixjim, Agent.
e l-i ��� ��� ��� i Kiven that 80 dajri alter date 1
Ito apnlv tf. the Honorable the Chief Comber ���!.:.., HIM| Works, Victoria, for a
" llmii* to cut aud ca-ry away timber
e/'tilimiiigilescriboil land In Weat Koot-
Jraeni'lm at a poat planted   about eight
���from the moulh of (loat creek, and where
" into i|u.   small   river and about all
from th.* oreei upon the *outh bank,and
C. h. iiittle's location on the weat line
rked p.  Katie's   southeast eorner post,
���resl )r*t chaiua, iheuce north 40 chatna,
**t 160 chalna, lbence south to cbaina to
commencement.
fated Uamh 38th. 1WT
Jarr. Haty, liOCATOi.
per C it. HtrrLB, Agent.
���i'i* 1- liereby given that thirty days altei
V luit-nd to make application to the Honor-
['dt'lt oininl-hli.ner of Lauds and Worka al
go*, H. i ,, (ur ��� apeclal license locut anil
lawtiy lun bet from the following deaorlbed
��� In Wuat Kootenay district:
���iiineuclng at a poat planted about twomlles
�� iiuarler up a Hxilhcrn tributary of the
���'���  ���   " *��� nonnonly
-vr, n.,|-|1-l| _    |
��d l��t day of April, \W1.
a. L. 8tkwakt, locator.
I*"**' l* hereuy given that 80 daya alter date 1
i it'Hpniy tothe Honorable the Cnlel Com-
""''' ol  Landa ami   Works for a special
I**' to cut mnl carry away timber (rom the
ring deurlbed lands in West Kootenay dis-
Fi")Hieing at a poat planted about two and
 M up a southern tributary OI Ihu
river, on tho creek commonly
Hit creek, and nli.nn ni|uarler of
e Forks, nnd marked A I. diewarl'a
ior post, thencu iouth 180 cbains,
1 fhalus, theme uortb UM chains,
chains to place ol commencement.
*llH'i�� i��t .Uy of April, l��n.
\. I. i+rswaaT, Ij*M��ator._
that thirtydaysafter dale I Intend
li<> Mon. the Chief Commiasioner of
_     ,      ��rksat Victoria, H. <\, for a special
a,u,f.    a1'1"  *hQ carry uway tlmher from the
["'""'''���"'rllH-d landa in Wc-t Koolenay:
������'���' ,:.,* ,n ti post planted BQ obaina west
!l":',".i-t corner ol Ut 812, and at tbe
u,1. ' "rner  of  Lot 7786,   thenco   eaat   20
"'"ce south 40 chains, thonco eaat 40
'iiuice ]|���rth nt chains, tbence ea*t ��0
imiH,. Qorth 40 chains, lliencu west 120
tiH-iic,. Houth  40 chaina to place nf com-
"'���ut, eontainiug 640 aurea more or leaa.
1 MMChBth,lWT, PrrgBlHMD,
. Ijocator
It!..!'.!" '"'reby K'von that HO daya aftor date
f '"'ituippiy tu the Hon. Cblef Commission-
���niih ft|���| wort,, for . gpioia] license lo
*ri!,V,lrv nway Umber Irom the lollowlng
k\i ��� i,"1,"1" llWfltM on ihe woet aldn of Hig
���ih ti m ^Hll��y. commencing about 4^ miles
,..'" 'he international boundtry line and
mh,(V."U" Wl'" 0l Hig Hheep crook ln tbe
1,1 ��l West vontonay:
. inn, (:o"l��'��iiclna at a poat planted about
Ce,to'  BigHheepcreek.Vnowuai tbe
""   -ii ''"'"'ier poat, cluiming 80 chaina aouth,
( * ihIuh we��t, thence 80 chains norm,
Miains ciiHt to point of commencement.
���JtbeMp?,S?oaoJ?l ftt ��� pont planted at the
Jit wutu,riltjr��t location No 1, known an tho
Fn��'u h)Vinr!IPr 1>08t' cmlm'IlB W ''halna north,
t'licowif.i,i lB t'ftMt' WWW M chains souih,
���    ' hains west to point of eoinmoncemeiit.
iwml..!,iniin('l'J'1 at �� Poit planted at iho
FOSSES??01 'W*0H No 2 kuown aa the
Snoe So nh ?' iU)B,-��l��Imliig 8o chaliiH north,
POOftBOoRsi--1 *���.���*���Ihunw w "bains aouth,
M����M aIpJii fiSJf i^J0lnt ot commtncomein.
J. P, Hwidheo, Txwator,
K. T. Emqiukiu, Af ent.
Notice ia hereby given that 80 daya from date
I Intend to apply to the Hon Chief Commissioner
of )<ands and works for a special license to cut
and carry away timber from the following deaeribed lands lu Weat Kootenay dlatrlet:
Commencing at a post planted on tbe north
bank of 10 Mile creek, about oue mile and a half
from Hloean lake, marked K Strand's northwest
corner post, theuce eaat 160 ubalua, theuee aouth
40 chains, thenc* weat 160 chains, thence north
40chains to polntof commencement.
Dated thla 21at day of March, 1907.
K. Btkand, Locator.
Notice is hereby given that 80 days after date I
Intend to apply to the Hon. the Chief Commtaaloner of Lauds and Works, at Victoria, for a
special license to cut and carry a*ay timber
from the following deacrlbed lands in Vale district:
No. 1.���Commencing al a post planted about 10
chains east of main Kettle river and ahout one
mile more or less uor'b of t'.Y H. Hlock No.
3687, and marked Boundary Lumber Co's S. K.
corner post No. 1, ihence 80 chaini u rth, thence
80 chalna west, tbence 88 chains south, thenee 80
chains eaat to the point of commencement.
Dated Mar h22hd,19U7.
N -. 2.���'ommenclng at a post planted about 10
chains eaat of main Kettle river about 80 chalna
north of Boundary LumberCo's Location No. 1,
and nursed Boundary Lumber Co's fl. v. corner
post No. 2, tbence 80 chains nortb, tbence 80
cbains west, thence 80 chain* south, thence 80
chains east to the point of commencement.
Dated 22n4 March, 1907.
No. 3.��� Commenciug at a post planted about SO
chains east of main Kettle riverand about 80
chains north ol Huundary Lumber Co's location
post No 2, and marked Houndary Lumber Co'i
rl. K. comer poit No. 3, theuce 80 chains nortb,
lbence ���**���< chains west, Ihe'iM 80 cbaina soutb,
thence 80 chaiua east lo the point of commencement.
Dated March 22nd, 1907.
No. 4.���Commencing at a poit planted about
10 chains east of the main Kettle river and abont
80 chains north of Boundarr Lumber Co'a location post No. 3, and marked Boundary Lumber
Co's 8.X. corner post No 4, thence 80 chalna
north, Ihence 80 chains west, thence 80 chaini
south, theuce 80 chalna east to tbe potnt of commencement.
Dated March 22nd, 1907.
No fi.-Commencing at a post planted about
\b chains eaat of main Kettle river and about
two miles nortb, more or lass, of Houndary Lumber o'a Location No. 4, aud marked Boundary
Lumber Co's 8 K. corner post No.fi, thence 80
chains nortii, thence 80 chains west, thence 80
chains south, tbence 80 chains eait lo tbe point
id commencement.
Dated March *��rd. 1907.
No. ��.���Commencing at a poll planted about 25
chains east of main Kettle river on C P. ft, line
bloci No. 2714, and about 80 chains north of
Boundary Lumber Co's location post No. fi, and
marked Boundary Lumber Co'i B. H. corner post
No. 6, ihence 80 chains north, following C. P R.
line block No 2*114, thence 80chains weat, thence
80 chaini south, theuce 80 chaini east to the
point of commencement.
Dated March itSrd, 1907.
No. 7.���Commencing at a poit planted about
lfi chains weat of tbe main Kettle river on C F.R.
line bl -ck No. 2714, and about 80 cbaina north ol
Boundary Lumber Co's location post Wo. 6, and
maiked Boundary Lumber Co'a 8 K. corner post
No. 7, thence 160 chains north, lollowlng C. I'. R.
Una block No. 2714, thence 40chaini weit, thence
160 vhalns aoutb, thence 40 cbains east to tbe
point of commencement.
Dated March 23rd, 1907.
No. 8���Commencing at a post planted about
20 chaini weat from river bank and about 3 miles
south, more or less, of the last eaat branch ofthe
eaal fork of tho main Kettle river or about 13
mi'ea north, more or leaa, of C. 1*. R. Blow No.
2714, on ewl fork of Kettle river, marked Boundary Lumber Co'a N. W. corner post No 8, thence
80 chains east, thence 80 chains south, thence 8o
chains west, th-nce 80 cbains north to tbe poiut
of com meneement.
Dated March t&lh, 1907.
Ho. ��,���Commencing ata post planted about
20 chains west from river bauk, on tbe east fork
of Kettle river, and about 80 chains south of
Boundary Lumber Co's location poat No 8, and
matked Boundary lumber Co'i N. W. corner
post No 9, thence BO chaini eait, thenc 80chalns
south, thence 80 cbains west, thence 80 chains
north to the point of commencement.
Dated March 2Mb, 1907.
No, 10���Commencing at a post planted about
20 chains west (rom river hank on the east fork
of Kettle river, and about 80 chains aouth of
Houndary Lumber Co'i location post r?(i 9, and
marked Boundary Lumber Co's N. W. eoruer
post No. 10, thence 80 chains eaat, theuce 80
chains south, tht nee 80 chalm weit, thonce 80
chalus north to the point of commencement.
Dated March 2Mb, iWl.
No. 11.���Commencing at a post planted about
15 chains wo��t from river bank on the east fork
ol Kettle river, and about 80 chains south of
Boundary Lumber Co'a location post No 10, and
marked Houndary LumberCo'i Y W corner poit
No 11, thenee 80 chains east, thence 80 chains
iouth, t ence 88 cbalm we^t, thenei 80 chaina
north to the point ol commencement.
Dated March 26tb, 1907.
No 12.���Commencing at a post planted about 12
chalna weat from river bank in the east f nk of
Kc tie rher, and about 80 chalna aoutb of
Houndary Lumber Co's location poet No. 11, and
maiked Boundary Lumber Co'a N. W. corner
po'l no. I'i, ihence 80 chaini east, thence 8o
chains ii-iilh, thence 80 chains woat, theuce 80
north to tbe point of commencement.
Dated March W5th, 1907.
No, iS.-Commonclng at a post planted about
12 chains wesl from river bank on theeastfork
nl Kettle river, and about 80 chains south of
Boundary Lumber Co's location post No. 12, and
marked Boundary Lumbr Cos N W, corner
1st Mi. 13, theuce 80 chains east, thonco*)
chains south, thence 80 chains west, thence 80
chains north to ihe polntof commencotuom.
Dated March 25th, 1��I7.
No 14,- Cnmmonciiig at a post planted about
10 chains w at Irom river hank on the east fork
of  aottl-J  river, and" about 80 chains south of
Boundary LumberCo'i location poat No 13, and
"ked boundary LumberCo's rf W. corner pos
No 14. Ihcnce 80 chains cast,  thence 80 chaina
smith   lbence M chains west, thenee 80 chains
north to the point of commencement.
Dated March 26lh. 1907- ,   ,
No lf..--rnmmen.ing at a post planted about
10 chalus west imm river bank on the eaal fork
ol   Kettle   river,  ami  about 80 chains south o
Houndary Lumber 00*1 post No Mw��g
Boundary ImmberOo'i S. vv corner post go. J.
thence 80 chains easl, thence K chains south,
tbenco 80 chains west, thence 80 cliaina north Ifl
point of commencement.
Dated Maroh 25th, WW. .    .
No. lO.-l'nmmenoliig at a post planted af-out
8 chnins wost frum river bunk on the east lork of
Keltic river, and about HO chain-, south of
Boundary Lumber Co'a location post ��_�����;����
marked Boundary LumberCo's N.w. cmrn   j pit
No 16. thence 81) chalm easl, beUM W OhlMM
iouth, thence 8) chalna west, llmncc 80 chains
north to the polnl of commencement.
srliaiii-j w.'��i Irons tint bank on tha aaa},|*��
n IKrtll,  fiver, ��n.l ��!>""��� *"*l"",";,'"i,fl"a���
Bosiisslnrf tmniw *.'���>'�� EoaUon Mat No. It. ami
mai-H-.l Boundary   Lumber  C0*l N.W. JH
"s.i Nss 11, th-ance no BbalDi aaat, tfcancaM
shall., .until, tbence Wl ohaini weit, lb"n���80
chain, nssrlh lo this Mint ssl cssmraencemeut.
Datt'sl March *JMh, 1907. ,.���,.a .!_,,,.
NS 18 -fi.min.'iicln', at is portJteJ^WKB
S chain, weato the river ban* s>" ho JM1����
,,K,7ul,. Klver an.l about me hain. slonrt ul
li���������,l���,v l.iunbcr,l.*s.*�� local! P"��< ��"��� ij
anil iisarlsosl llssiinslary - iiissbfr I " a N.;v��� eo"1"
J It No. i��, theneo to ebalni ��at, the . a 90
fhl... iouth. thence SO ahalniLW.'iJSJ.'? W
chaini north to tbc |��il"t s" """T"l_fit
Hated M.,eh Mj, wJES^SmM 6-
The Daily Canadian
MINERS' NEW DEMANDS
Employeea    of    Boundary    Mines    and
Smeltera Refuse Concessions
Offered  by Companies.
Coincident with the shut down occasioned by the coke shortage, comes
the situation that the miners of the
Houndary deemed this the proper time
to ask for an Increase in wages generally, and the matter is now being considered by the several companies Interested here.
A short time ago a committee of
Phoenix Miners' Union, No. 8, consisting of President Loutltt, H. Heldman
and H. D. Mitchell, waited on Local
Manager HodgeB, of Ihe Granby Co.,
and requested that the wages of the
men be raised 50 cents per day, the
prevailing rate being <3 for muckers
and $.1.50 for miners. After considering lhe matter, the companies interest
ed made a proposition to the miners
for a ten per cent, raise to all men
working underground, with a provision
that men should work 24 shifts to be entitled to the Increase, this proviso Itself
being so framed as to protect the men
from being laid off without cause before the expiration of the time the raise
should take effect after starting work.
Lust Saturday night the miners, at
the regular weekly meeting of the union, declined to accept the proposition,
and so notified Mr. Hodges. Another
conference between the companies' representatives and the committee of tbe
union was arranged to take place last
night, the results of which were not
known as the Pioneer went to preBs last
evening. It Is understood that the carpenters also have made a request for a
raise from $4 to $4.50 per day, and that
a raise has been asked for by the employees at the Granby smelter.
When It Is considered that a serious
labor difficulty has never yet occurred
with the Granby Co. In the ten years
that lt has been operating, and that Mr.
Hodges and his men have always gotten along on the best of term in the
past there is every reason for thinking
that, by a little give and take, the men
and the companies will come together
and reach an agreement on the wagfe
scale. In fact, lt is the universal opinion
that, if the coke question were aettled,
the wage scale In the Boundary would
soon be adjusted. As the mines must
remain Idle for a Ume .however, on account of lack of coke, it Is thought best
all around to take time to consider the
wage scale In all Its aspects and reach
an agrtienient between the parties interested that will last and will insurt* an
uninterrupted run ol mines and smelters for years to come.
At Uie meeting last  night those ex-
i���������
(Timber Limit Mo. 2.)
Notice Ii hereby given I bat SO slay, alter slate I
Intend to apply to 'he Honorable the Chief t om-
mlialoner of Landi and -Worki tor a ipeclal
liceuie to -ut ausl carry I way timber Irom the
lollowlng sle.cribed land, itluated on Kooakanax
creek, lu Weat Kswtenar dlatrlct:
Commencing at a poal plante' at Use northweit corner ol Timber Limit No 10247, aud marked II I). Usa'a aonthwcMt corner poit, thence
north 80 chains., Ihence can no chalm, theuce
ioulb 80 chaiui, theuce weit 80 chaiua to polntol
comssienuemcnt. -,._..      .
Located March 28, l��n.      II. D. Laa, Locator.
(Timber Notice No. 8 )
Commenciug at a poat planted at tbe aouiheait
coruerof No 2 limit, and at the northweat coi ner
ol Umber llceuae No. 10*248, theuce north 160
chalna. tbenee eait 40 chaini to west lino ot
Umber liceuie No 19216, lollowlng lue of No
19216 ami 10244, 160 chalnn. thens-e (ollowlng line
ol timber lls-enae No 10246 40 chain, to poiut ol
s-ommeucement. __      .      ,
Located March 28,1W7.      H. D.Lai, Locator.
(Timber Notice No. 4.)
Notice li hereby given lhal 60 daya after date I
Intend lo applv to ihe Hon. Chlet Commlsiioner
ol Landa aud * orka tor a apeclal llceuae to sssil
and carry away timber from thc lollsswlng deicrlbed lands, iltuated on Kooikanax creek lu
Weit Kootenay dlt-lrtcL, and aboul live miles
(rom Upper arrow lake:
Commenciug at a poit p antes! on the north
side ol creek ansl about hall a mile Irom creek,
and markesl II. 0. Lea'a southeast cssrner post,
theuce north 80 cbaina, tbence well 80 chalm,
Ihence south 80 chalus, lbence east 80 chains to
polnl of cssmmeuceni-nt-
Located March Sl, Wl.     H. D Laa, Locator.
(limber Notice No. 5.) _,__���.
Commenciug ai a postmarked 11 D- Leaa
sssuthwesl corner post, thonce north mi chains,
followlug thc east line ol No 4 location, theuce
east 8'i chains, tbence south 80 chalus, lbence
west 811 chaiua ts> point ist commencement.
Lo.-alei! March 81, i-just.      H. ii Laa, Locator.
(Timber Limit No. 0.)
Notice ls horeby -/iven thai Blxty days aftor
dBte I Intend to apply to the Honorable the
chlel Commlsiioner of Lands and Work, for a
special license to out aud carry away timber
tmm Uss- lollowiug described lansl, situated about
six miles Irom the Upper Arrow lake on Kooskanax crrwk, In West Knolonav dl. rlel:
Commencing at a post plauted and marked II
I). Lea's northwest swner post, tbence east 8(1
s-halns, t once south 80 chains, thenee west 80
chains, tbence uorth 80 chains to point ol commencement. -
Locale,! March 81,1901.      II. D. Lax, Locator,
(Timber Limit No. 7 I
Commencing at a pest planted and markesl H.
D. Lea's north, a��l coi ner post, thence south 80
chalus followlne the wcsl line ot Ns>,6 limit,
thence we-t 8U cliaina, thonce north 80 chains,
henco east 80 obalns lo point ot commencement.
l.iss'BlosI March 81,1907.      II. D. Lai, Locator.
Notice 1. hereby glveu that 80 day. after dato 1
Intend to apply to the ��� on. Chlel commlaiiouer
of Lands and Work, for a special license to cut
and carry away timber from the following described landa, situated on Com Creek lq tbe
Goat creek division in Southwest Kootenay, B C.
"A"���Commenolng at post **A" planted about
IHO chains wesl Irom southeast corner ot Hlock
No. lOOfi, and marked "���>. L. Beckwilh by I J
l.isilss, ngent, northeast corner post," ahosit two
chAliiss nssrlh of this stream, tben west Illo chains,
s litis Is' .-Is.slsss sssss* ts, ttis-i-. eaat 160 chains, then
lOs'lsBlnis nisrth to post of commencement.
Dated .March 6th, 1907.  '        W. L. BtCKWlTH,
bv I. J. Lucia, Agent,
"B"���Commenciug at post "B" planted on tbe
sosith fork or Corn creek, about 60 chains from
where the stream empties inlo the Main stroam,
markesl "W. L. Beekwlth by I I Luela, agent,
northeast cssrner post," about three chains east
of stream, then 160 chain, south, Ihen 40 chain,
wast, llts-n 160 cluilns north, tlssssi 40 ohalns east
to point ols'ltsisiiss-ns'i-misnl.
Datesl March 7th, 1907. W. L. UgcKWITH,
by 1. J. Lucia, Agent.
"C"~Commencing at pis.t "C" planted 80
chains .onth of northwest corner of Block "B"
marked >-W L licckwlth by l.J. Lucia, agent,
northeast enrner posl," about ten cluilns westot
atresm northeast ssor aer, then 160 chains south,
then 4uchalna west, ti.en lisss cbaina uorth, tben
40chains cnat to posl ssf cssissmoissssmcist
Dated March 8lh, 1907. W. L. iacawilB,
by 1.1, Locia, Agent.
pected to be present besides the committee mentioned and Mr. Hodges, the
latter on behalf of the Granby Co.,
were: A committee from Greenwood
Miners' Union, No. 22; Chas. Diesel, of
the Snowshoe mine; W. C. Thomas,
manager of the Dominion Copper Co.;
J. E. McAllister, manager, and Frederic
Keffer, engineer for the British Columbia Copper Co.���Phoenix Pioneer.
VETERANS NEGLECTED.
South  African War Men  in Northweat
Denied Land Grants.
Winnipeg, May 6.���Members of the
South African Volunteers' Association
In the Canadian West are greatly Incensed these days that their petition
for land grants in the western provinces, although (being passed upon
unanimously by both sides of the federal house, has been shelved for another
year or two. They state that they have
been treated unfairly in the matter
right along. In the eastern provinces
the veterans have ali received grants
of land long ere this, hut the westerners say they are compelled to wait until
the thousands of foreigners and Britishers have come in and secured their
pick and choice of the country.
The members of the association figure that the idea in deferring the granting of the lands is ln order that this
might be made a plank in the political
platforms at the next Dominion elections.
Frank E. Sprague, the secretary ln
Winnipeg for the combined associations
of the West, Is flooded with applications
and enquiries from all over the country and the members cannot understand the delay.
It will be remembered that when the
men organized lt was with the object
of securing grants of land. The Manitoba organization flrst petitioned the
local government, but finding that this
was of no avail they secured the co-operation of the volunteers ln Saskatchewan and Alberta, and instituted an active campaign, during which several
members of parliament pledged their
support, with the result tbat the bill
passed unanimously.
The men say that while the old saying with regard to large bodies moving
Rlowly may hold good as a rule, still in
view of the land being so rapidly taken
np by outsiders they think It behooves
the authorities to take immediate action in the matter.
Coal! Ice! Wood!
Phone 265
Yale-Kootenay Ice, Frott,
Ftttitc Poultry Co., Ltd.
OFFICE:
N.E,cor.Baker and Ward Sta.
$10 REWARD
will be paid for Information leading to
conviction of any person or persons
who removed city property from the
street or premises near the corner of
Ward and Vernon street the evening of
May 3rd. By order,
W. G. GILLETT, Mayor.
S. S. FOWLER
Mining
Engineer*
NELSON,
B. Ga
Tenders Wanted for the furchasc of a
Mineral Claim,
Tender* mi-ln-mMi to tbe uodenlgned, at hie
ofl.ee ln the Court limine, ln the City ot Helton,
will be received up till the hour ot live o'clock,
in the afternoon, ot Friday, May Slit, l��n, for
the purchaie of the "Sllrer Champion Mineral
Claim," Lot 3488, Group 1, Kootenay District,
which wu declared to be forfeited to the Crown
at the lax sale held lu the City of Nelsoo, on the
6th day of November. 180ft, for delinquent taxee
up till June 80th, iw���>���������.. and coati
lhe ujmet price upon the nald mineral elalm,
which include* the amount of delinquent taxes
and costs at the time of forfeiture, with Intereit,
taxes which havo since accrued, Mitt Of ad terming and fee for Crown GfMU (MftOn,) U*81.J��.
which Is the least amount that will be considered
as a tender.
Kacn tender must be accompanied by an accepted i-heiiue for the tull amount of tho lender,
payable to the order of the Deputy Commlaaioner
of Land and Works, at Victoria, ft  C, at par.
Dated at Nelson, B C, thla 30th day of April,
190*7.
HARRY WRIGHT,
(���invernmt nt Agent, Nelson, B. C
Tenders Wanted for the Pnrchase of a
Mineral Claim.
Th* Strathcona
Nelaon, B.O.
Reg. Geo. Webb, Prop.
Tendera addressed to Ue undersigned, at hla
offlce In tha Court House, In the City of NcIhod,
will be recelTed up till thelmurof flveo'elock in
thc afternoon, of Friday, May 3tm, WW, for the
purchase of the "Bryan Mineral Claim," Lot
Um, Gronp 1. Kootenay I latrlnt, which was
deflated to be forfeited to the Crown at the tax
sale held in tbe City of Nelaon. on the 6th day
of November, 1W>' for delinquent taxes up till
.iimesuth, 190b, and coata
The upset price upon the said mineral claim.
which Includes the amount of delinquent taxes
nnd costs at the time of forfeiture, with Interest,
taxea which have nlnoe accrued, ooat of advertising, and fee for Crown > rant (I'ivoo.) ls iwui,
which Is the leaNt amount that will be considered
hi a tender
Kat'h tender must be accompanied by an accepted cheque for the full amount of the tender,
payable to the order of the Deputy Commissioner
of Lands and Works, at Victoria, B. c, at par.
Dated at Nelson, 11. C, thle Uth day of April,
1B07.
HARRY WRIGHT,
Government Agent, Nelaoa, B. 0
The Leading Hotel in the
Kootenays.
Oood   Sample    Rooms.
Queen's Hotel
l4k�� kmt, lltUon. B. 0,
Lighted br Hootriottr ud
Heated by Hot Air
���ATM tt MB DAT
lMMta ant ComtorUblts Bedroom, -Uld First-
clusiiiuing Room,  temple Booms tor Commei-
eUl  Moo
MRU.  I. C.OLABKI.  Proprietress
Grand Central Hotel
Thla hotel hu been completely renovated and
newly furniahed with all modern equipments.
Hot water heating throughout.
RATES : Rooms, 60c. upwarda ; meala 25c. ;
apeclal ratea by the week.
J. A. KRIOKSON, Proprietor
Telephone, 250.   Opposite Court House
ud Poatofflce, Nelson. B. C.
Tremont Hotise
CnropMS ud AmerUu Flu
HsmIi a cu.  Bomu 1mm ��� cu. to 11
Only White Hup biplond.
���ALON! * TBKOIU.U8
Buer St., Helm Pravruton
Bartlett  Hotise
OIO. W. BABTLRT,
Proprietor.
Best DoOu-a-Day Home in Kelson.
The Bu ll Iht n-aart.
While Balf Only Implored.
Joeephlne Bt
Royal Hotel
HUB. WILLIAM BOBIBTB,
lUtee |1 hnd $1.60 a Day.
Special Bstee to Regular Boatdm.
Athabasca
Saloon*
COMIX
UKERAND
I00TEHAY
STREETS.
Most comfortable Quarters Id Nalaon
Only the -best of Liquors and Cigare,
BILLIARDS.
POOL
-aaa
MARTIN   IVEN*       JNO.  PHILBERT
A. McDonald SCO*
WHOLESALE
MERCHANTS
Dealers in staple and f anoy Groceries
Batter, Eggs.
Oamp and Miners' Supplies.
Examination for .Assayers for Licence to
Practice in British Columbia.
An Kiamlnattou for Aaaajera wilt be held in
Victoria on the 27th May and following daya.
Entrance for any examination muat be made
In writing to thi Secretary of the Hoard of Examiner*, at leant ten daya before thfl date aet lor
beginning of examination, and muat be accompanied by the preacrlbed foe (lift )
Any additional information ftealred may be
obtained from Herburt Carmlchael, aecrtttary,
board of examiner*, Victoria
KICIIAKD MCBRIDE,
Mlniatcr of Mlnea.
Department of Mlnea,
Victoria, B. C, iftth April, lr07.
NOTICE
Notloe la hereby given that the Watuburg
Lumber company hu applied to Bli Honor the
Lieutenant Uovernor ln council, under thu pro-
vlatona of the "Hlvera and Streama A$t," for the
right to Improve Rykortn creek. In the dlatfict of
Weat Koolenay. BrltUh Columbia, by removing
the obatructlona therefrom and straightening
the bank* thereof, and to conitrtict dams, booma,
nlldei and chute*, and make such other Improvement* aa may be neceaaary for the driving ami
rafting of lo*�� and the fl timing of timber thereon
The landa to be affected are goverment landa aad
Lota 3&1 and 262, uroup 1, * ootenay dlatrlcl, and
the toll* that are ptopoaed to be charged, If any,
are auch u mav bo fl xed by a ]udg*j of the county
court of Weat Kooteoay.
Dated thla 27th day of March, A, D. 1907.
WATTBBUKtt LUMBER GO.
BACK TO NELSON
I have Just returned to Nelson and
have opened up at the same old stand,
and now ready to do all kinds of
PAINTING, PAPER HANGING AND
KALSOMINING. Shop rear of Bartlett
Houae.
W. J. MURPHY.
We have for Sale one ofthe best
Residences in Nelson.    Close in
Call and see ns for price and terms.
Brydges, Blakernore & Cameron, Lti
*MSta*Vlaiea**AM*m*H*tltMt*0V*****w*iMWmm_
ON KOOTENAY OUTLET
RIVER FRONT PROPERTIES
FOR SALE
Two of the Best Improved Ranches
With bearing orchards and running water on eaoh property.    Theae properties can be purchased on renaonable terms if sold at ono*.
T. O. PROCTER
THf OLDMT RIAL ������TATE DEALER IN NELSON.
Choice Fruit
Lands
I Have 10,000 Acmb
of tha
Pratt
Can sell any quantity from 5 acres to 3,000 in one block.
Buy now and get the ground floor prices.
J. E. ANNABLE,    -    Nelson, B. C.
FOR
Quia
SALE
40 Actcs First-class Ftutt
Land on Kootenay Lake!
Within '/, mil* ot Earl Ony*a Ranch.
V* mile lakt frontage. Fes* from rock.
Plenty water.   |K par acre, on terma.
STUBBS
F*1TTS
FRUIT LAND*
RKAL  KSTATK
Certificate of the Registration of An
Extra-ProTincial Company.
"Companies Act, 1M7."
I HEREBY CERTIFY that the "Krfto WW*
Lead Mining Company, Limited,*' bai thU day
been registered aa an KxtPa-frovincial Company
under tbe "Companlee'a Aet, 1W7," to carry ont
ur eftect all or auy of the objecta of the company
to which the lejlriatlve authority ol tht. Lifli-
latuce ot nritiah Columbia extendi.
The head offlce of the company la mute at
I'h oen Ix, Territory of Arliona, O. 8. A.
The amount of the capital of the oompany U
thret) million dollars, divided into Ms hundred
thousand sharea of Ave dollan eaeh.
The head offloe of the company in thla province
li iltuate at Kaalo, and w. E. Zwlcky, mining
engineer, whoae address li Kaalo, B- C, la the H
torney for the company.
The time of the exlitence of tbo company U
twenty-five yean from the eighteenth day of
October, 1806.
1 he company is limited.
(liven under my hand and aeal of ofice, Victoria, Provlnoe of Brlttth Columbia, thll Ond
day of March, ono tbouaand nine hundred and
���even.
ILJ.1 8, Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint ttock Comoanles.
The purpoaee for which thii corporation ti
formed are to buy, hold, leaie, tell, work, explore, develop ano operate mlnea and mining
claims, and all kinds of mining property; to lo*
iate and procure patent! for mlnlug claims; to
buy, erect, construct, or otherwise acquire and
sell mills, smelters, concentrators or other n-
ductlon planu, and to run and operate the mme
In the reduction of all kinds of ore, and the extraction of mineral therefrom; to acquire ln any
manner all kinds of real estate nectwary for the
economical and expeditious operation of IU mining and smelting and reduction buaineas, and
other business Incident thereto; to buy and sell
aud otherwise acquire ai*d dispose of any and
all kinds of personal property, machinery, tools
and merchandise, for the convenient and practical operation of lu business ln anv branch
thereof, and to that end to establish and conduct
stores and merchendUlng establishment!,fortha
purchase and sale of all kinds of noods and merchandise; to acquire In any lawful manner telephone and telegraph lines and righta of way; to
operate and conduct suoh linos �� any manner
necessary or convenient for tbe operation of IU
mining and smelting and reduction business or
any branch incident thereto; to build, construct,
equip, operate and conduct railway ana tram
lines wherever necessary an I convenient, to the
Eroper operation of lis said lines of business; to
ay and sell or otherwise acquire and dispose of
the stock of other corporations whioh may In lta
Judgment contribute to the suoeeM of lta operations, or which In lta Judgment may be fur the
benefit of IU stockholders, to acquire tn any
manner and to dispose ot water righta. dltckea,
flumes, pipe linos or other aqueduots, whleb
may be neeeesary or convenient for supplying
water to the various planu of the company, ana
to acquire In any manner and to establish and
operate plants and lines for operating, heating
or lighting tbe property or planta of the company, aud to acquire ln any lawful manner, and
to dispose of townsltes, or any portion thereof,
and to hold, operate, aell, and dispose of water,
light and heat for the purpoae of lighting, heating or furnishing water to said townsite or
townsltes, and eaeh and every portion thereof,
and generally to do any and all thlugs and to aoqulre and bold and dispose of all klodl of property, and to manage, operate and conduct Any
and all kinds of planu nnd business which ln tbe
opinion of tbe directors and stockholders may
be necessary (or tbe convenience and successful
operation of Its business as a mining ind smalt.
Ing and.reduction company.
CANADIAN
RAILWAY
ReducedRates
Atlantic Seaboard
TO
Kootenay Points
Effective for Trana-Atlantle paaooh
gore arriving on or aubeequont ta April
'Stth.
colonis^rateS1
HA
from polnta In Ontario, Quebec, Maritime province, St Paul, ChlctM^jntf
United Statea. ^^
ON SALE DAILY TILL Mth APRIL.
> ���"���'.
 *���*
Send For Your Friends
WHILE THE RATES ARE LOW.
Full partlculara   on    IPfliirit-h1! to
local agent or write
* 5
I. J, OOTLB, J. 8. OABTSE,
A.O.P.*..VucotiTa>. fi.r.A., Mstlaoa
w. a. atuL^TT
Sola aiant tor tke forte I
works	
aad doora.
Automatic artndar.
Yard and factory: Vernon St.. cut of Hall
NKJON, B.C.
P.O. Box HI. ������������>.!   lWaakoae lit
t=-=smmataaamammxsmi^m
NOTICE
In the matter of an application for tha laaua ot
a duplicate ot the Certificate of Title of LoUS and
4, Block U, lot 9, Blossk w and Lot 12. Block SO,
Nelion City (Map. ne and ntA )
Notice tss bercDsf given tna; It la my Intention
to Iss.sisj a duplicate sif Use fsertlfloate of Title for
the abore lota at tha aipiratloo of one month altar
the flrat publication hereof In tha name nt Krana
Jaoolsy ausl kmll Pohll which Certificate of Title
la date-l the tth day of January, 11*07, and numbered 4*1*.
H. r, MaoUOD,
Dlatrlct kef l.trar.
Und Hef titry Offloe, Neliou, B.C
.th, April, 1W1.
F.C6UEN      F.MUXH9I      A.a.��MW
GREER BROTHERS iJD WIDER
ChrU Eosineen. Dantotai aai British
CoIomtU Land StuTcron
C0K.VKI0WA k DWrOUY STS.. WLS0R.I.C
r.0. lax US   rkaotUll.
NOTICE.
In the matter of an application lor the laaua ol
a duplicate of tha Cerllllcate of life lor aaaa-
dlTid.si i,ol lot urn. irani, la Ihe dlatrlet of
Kootenaj (s;xccpt part u.t acrea thenof.)
tlono
.si ad
tbove	
cite i�� dated the ltth September.ML aa*
Notice-Thereby ilten that It la my Intention
(ration ot one month alMr tke
���^   Caetli-
to lieue at the expiration ol one	
flrat publication hereof a duplicate of
��� ate of TlUe for the ahpi
tha name of Malcolm at
>*>e m-a
eCol   '
hand IMA.
Und letlalry oace.
"ST?. ]
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The Daily Canadian
EXCEPTIONAL  VALUE
IN PURSES
Wa have jusst received a  lot of NEW   PURSES  which   we are  telling
at the following extremely low prices:
$2.00 $2.50 $3.00
THEY ARE GENUINE  BARGAINS
J. O. PATENAUDE
Watchmaker and Optician
MANUFACTURING
J__WfciL.l_l=R....
SPRING IS HERE
SUGGESTING
HOUSECLEANING
Our Stock is Complete
SOAPS, SOAP POWDERS,
AMMONIA.  LYE, Etc.
Here are two Soap Specials:
21  31b.   BARS   HOMESTEAD   S-.5C
72 BARS GOLDEN WEST for $2.75
���Bell Trading Co. j
kAAAAAAASAAAAAaaaAAAAAAAAAA
NOTICE
PECNINs ASD 0R1JTI.V6 earelu'.ly attend
ad to. Applr
HARRY WILLIAMS,
Silver Kltte H<-,'f-l.
Old Curiosity Shop
if you want To buy or sell anything,
CO to the Old Curiosity Stsop. A new
lime of Japanese Goods now on sale.
All Unda of Dtnnerware In stock, fat
terns.
For Rent
5 Room Furnished House, on
Ward  Street,   S25.00
per month.
5 Room  Unfurnished  House,
on Ward Street, Si5.00
per  month.'
He E. Croadsdaile & _��;
Neit Door to Bank of Commerce.
SAMUEL,  A. WYE
HEATING ENGINEER.
[.Heating Plants In Stock.
���Takv plumiuxg.
'Victoria St., Nr. Opera Houae.     Tel. 181.
Waterproof Paints
Coal Tar, Pitch,
Creosote, Oils for
Preserving Timber,
Roofing Pitch and
Paints.
Boat Builders will find it to their ml-
vantage to nse our Pitch.
Nelson Coke & Gas Co.
WANTED
General Job Work, Chimney Sweeping, Carpet Cleaning, Fixing and Cleaning Stovea, etc.
JACK80N  RADCLIFFE,
121 Eaet Baker St. Phone No. Al 14
Three Show Cases
and Two Counters
FOR SALE
W. <A, THURMAN,
fobaccooist  Bala Street.
.MEETI.NU8
.-i.��_is.is-*t Party me.-*, everj Fr slav
ersnsng al f p m.. Ia lot- Miner.' t'nlon Hall
AU are Invites!: anv one allowe,! to take part tn
the-iebatw.   T. Austin. s-ts-retar-f.
rt-^A   HtTFI- ���-���
��ATt,c /_fx____a.-  '\rr>**/4'!
J. C. Walker, J. Robbtdard, Trail: R.
N. liode. St. Louis: O. Staples. Wycliffe
A. H. Grao.-y, Camborne; John Thomson and wife. Mrs. A. Walker. R. Hornar
Cumberland: G. F Tull. London: J.
Hammond. A. U Clements. Grand
Forks: J. A. Morrier. J. D. Moyre.
Phoenix: J. D. Helgason. Moundary
Falls; I!. L. LaRoy. Smelter Junction:
J. G. Gage. Castlegsr; J. Davidson. Slocan Junction.
-Cor. Varnosi und Ward  Streeta,
NELSON,   B. C.
J. FRKD HV11E, Proprietor.
W. T. Miller, \\ R. Angers, Vancouver: G. Ctsdd and wife, N. J. Abhott
and wife, Winnipeg; J. A. Solomon.
Toronto; R. Stewart, China Creek; F.
E. Sinipron. Cranbrook: D. Mcintosh.
Qreenwood; Vf. F. Henderson, Spokane;
J. Sergeant. Ynilr; T. Walker, Victoria;
A. H. Lawder and wife, G. W. Urit, J.
A. Brit, Grand Forks; L. Hanna. Kaslo.
QUEEN'S.
C. Shorman. Chicago; R. Moody. Winnipeg; W. S. Scott, Clairville; A. J.
Watson, Crawford Bay; Mrs. J. W.
Leahy, Salmo; D. Byers, Cranbrook: J.
B. Rowley, Layonne mine; J. L, Smith.
Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Dempster. Victoria;
EL Rawllnson, H. Iblson, Greenwood;
A. Gowing. S. Graham, Trout Lake; S.
Hunter, Kaslo.
BARTLETT.
P. ISMTttk, Northport; J. Roach, Rosebery; J. C'utteu. Ryan; J. Mayne, Hunter V. mine; P. Fenn, Spokane.
ROYAL.
D. Cory. Crescent Valley: H. O'Neil.
Ymir; T. Nicholson. Kamloops; R. L.
Craive, Denver; D. Kent. Ro-ssiand.
GRAND CENTRAL.
F. McCurdy. Winnipeg; D. McEach-
ren. Erie; E. P. Southworth, Harop; G.
Nssrth. A. A. Gillls, Slocan; C. Rawiin-
snn. Nanaimo: J, M. Evans. Duncans.
W. Crosier. Ladvsmith; W. T. Ennls. A.
Wicklund, Lardo; W. Wlcklund. J.
Williams. Gerrard: A. Nicholson, D.
Nicholson, Phoenix: W. L. Chester.
Paulson.
TREMONT.
.1 Myberg. W. Lee, Greenwood; A. S.
Gray, Kokanee; -I. Hearn, St. Boniface;
A. Hobson, Winnipeg; iff. Parker. R.
Reid. Kaslo; G. Wheeler, Boundary; H.
Bpateln, Vancouver: T. G. Kirkpatrick.
Salmon Arm: O. Coto, Phoenix; B.
.Sliary. Bonnington.
WM. S. DREWRY
A. M. Can. Soc. C. E.
DOMINION ANO PROVINCIAL LAND
SURVEYOR.
Mining Work a Specialty.
Omce:  Henley Building.    P. O, Box 434
Baker St.. NELSON, B. C.
WANTED.
'OOK-itsstei.rjo. Waitress, 9Mi at ona-k. Phone
pss.liltsn.   Apply BOI ',11, NeUssn, b. O,
TO LET
TWO FIK8Ts;i,/m(S h-oOMd, .t��atn neatest.  Ap-
t'lv '.,sii.,k.-,-S',-s. -trst Hat. K, VV. 0. block.
WANTED
At;o<KKR8I'ANIKI.. Water Spaniel or Hmllar
nssle puppy.   I'ss.t Offlce Box rm.
KIMiKKMAK ansl a Setter tor sssiil at Moyle
Apply at Mil], OZ our office Nel.on, Porto Klco
I.ssisslier I o.
LOST.
BUNCH  OF KKlS.   Kettim to Chai. Loos-
lisir.t
HELP WANTED FOR SAWMILLS.
i SP.TT-KS, I tlUeiaUD, 8 Tallymen an,l
Cratlerfl, 1 Foreman (night,) Circular Bu-tfyer,
l-oftjrer., engineer. Boom man, ansl mill help nt
.11 kln.ta. Apply Geo. 1'. Weill. Hoi 1C77,
.".cl.oss B.C.
\     LOCAL AND GENERAL     j
Purchased a Residence.
J. H. EI;is has returned to Nelson.
where he wili reside in future. He has
purcnastd a residence on "Mill street
and will move into his new place in a
few days.
School  Board.
The committee of the school board
appointed to draft rules to govern the
architects' competition met this morning, but did not complete its work aud
will sit again.
K. F. G. A.
A meeting of the directors of the
Kootenay Kruit Growers' Association
will be held in the secretary's office at
-:30 p. m. tomorrow.
Metals.
Silver recovered one jwint on each
metal market today. Lead, which
reached ��20 5s. on the London market
last week, has fallen to jL19, U's.. tJd.,
a drop of It) points.
Lost boat.
A blue rowlwat has been tying on the
rocks above the rapids at Kootenay
bridge since Sunday. No one has been
reported missing nor has any one reported the loss of a boat.
Lacrosse Match.
An effort is being made to arrange a
iaciosse match between the Grand
Forks team and the home team. If successful the match will be played on the
Nelson grounds next Thursday.
Teacher of Music.
Mrs. Winter, teacher of piano and
singing, will receive a limited number
of pupils for instruction in vocal and instrumental music. Mrs. Winter is certificated from the Royal Academy, Trinity college and London Conservaioire,
Kngiand.
Leaving Nelson.
A. J. Kerr and family will leave tomorrow morning by the Great Northern
for Hamilton, Ont. They will visit
friends in the East for three months
and then return to Vancouver, where
Mr. Kerr will reside in future.
More Hose.
The flre department has received a
second consignment of hose of 25U feet.
This will be tested this evening at the
weekly drill. This second consignment
makes 500 feet of new hose this year.
The two orders were divided between
the Canadian Rubber Co., of oMntreal,
and the Vancouver Rubber Co.
I.    O.   O.    Fa
A fully attended meeting of Odd Eel
lows and Kebekahs greeted Provincial
Grand Master Simpson, of Cranbrook,
in Fraternity hall last night. Six candidates were initiated aud tbe ceremony
was followed by a splendid address by
the grand master on the principles of
the order. D. Proudfoot. E. Squirt; and
G. Horstead were elected delegates to
the annual meeting of the grand lodge.
After the formal business was disposed
of, the Rebekahs served refreshments
and the remainder of the evening was
spent sociably.
Trains and   Boats.
Crow boat���Half-hour late.
Coast and Slocan train���On time.
Boundary train���On time.
Rossland train���On time.
Kaslo  boat���On time
The Store of Quality
For
Epicures
Genuine Ripe Mango
for dessert,  75c per bottle
Superior Mango Preserve
60c per bottle
Genuine Mango Pickle
40c per bottle
Something entirely  new  and
only a small stock left.
Rob.MaHood&Co.
K. W. C. Block . Phone 10.
Alberta Farm Land
160 acre Improved farm In Alberta,
will exchange for Neleon residential
property or Kootenay fruit land.
Geo. G. McLAREN
Biker St., Neleon.
PICKLES
I have received a consignment
of the famous
Pin-Money Pickles
These are very fine.
35c per Bottle
C. A. Benedict
Corner Silica and Josephine 8te.
PHONE 7
OUR
Wall-Paper Sale
Is in Fall Swtai,
DON'T FORGET THIS
This is nn opportunity such as only
happens once iu a long Hm-a.   Vou can
decorate your rooms with sood paper
at a merely nominal cost. Kemeintser
win n we say bargains we mean bargains.
Uti.], Genuine, Big Bargains
We have not merely reduced the
prices on a few obsolete patterns or
slow sellers, but we nis-an to clean out
the entire stock, and every paper we
have Is niarked rij.*h( down to spiick
sale figures without regard to either
cost or profit.
Don't let those rossms go unpapered
any longer when you can paper them
now so cheaply. And again we say don't
put it off. Secure what you need before the best things are snapped up.
W. G. Thomson
l?2^iR"��A Nelson, B.C.
Phono 34.
PERSONAL.
L. Hanna of Kaslo is In the city.
Mrs. P. Demster of Victoria is visiting Nelson.
J. S Carter returned from Spokane
last evening where he has been making
arrangements for opening the office of
she Spokane International.
G. M. Annable of Moose Jaw came in
last night. Mr. Annable is heavily Interested in real estate in the Northwest and is In the city looking after his
interests in this province.
Supreme Court,
Joseph Genelle occupied the witness
bos all dny today on examination and
cross-examination.
Building and Improvements.
Pending changes and repairs to the
store the Canada Drug & liook company's East End store will be closed,
and the business of that branch will be
attended to at their main store, K. VV. C.
block.
Form of Oath.
Within a few days thc kissing of the
bible as a form of taking the oath will
pass away in the courts of Quebec province. In the fut'ire It will be necessary
merely to rest the right hand upon tho
bible while taking the oath to tell thc
truth, the whole truth and nothing but
the truth. The statute whicli enacts
this change In the form of tho oath
was passed during the last session of
the Quebec legislature, and cs���nes into
fssrc, ssn May 13th, Oil days after lt has
been approved by the lieutenant-governor. At Ihe presenl time, In Ihe
criminal courts the kissing us' the bible
Is no longer Insistesl upon, as ln ull
courts under federal jurisdiction, Ihe
practice was made optional somss time
ago. The witness merely (ouches (he
bible, or lu some cuss's merely raises
his right liaiui and makes oath in that
fashion, If be declares that he docB nol
believe in the holy svungellsts.
Prices or Metala.
N.w   York,   May  ".���Silver.   i35%c.;
topper, 2:i*>.c.; lead, |0.
London,  Mav   7.���Silver,    liO  :Mfid.:
lead,   ��19.  12s��� Cd.
WEST KOOTENAY
BUTCHER CO.
Wholesale tt)<l  Retail Deftleri ID
Fresh and Salted Meats
Camps supplied ou phort��*t not in- and
lowest price. Nothing bat fresh and
wholesome meats nnd .supple* kept in stock
Mail orders receive careful attention.
E. C. TRAVES.   Manager.
FOR SALE
Brand New Art Bell Piano
CHEAP.       APPLY
John T. Pierre, Baker St.
Corporation of the City of N-ilson
WANTED
A man to tio work for the Scavenging
department of the City of Nelson.
Application will be received by the undersigned up until noon of the 16th iust.
W. E. WASSON,
May oth, 1907. City Clerk.
An Easy Way....
To own a fine house, instead of paying  rent and owning  nothing.
FINE 6-ROOM HOUSE on Stanley
St.    All modern and best location.
$1600, $250 Cash
and balance $35  par  month.
WOLVERTON&Co.
BAKER ST.
KNIGHTS  ASSEMBLING.
K. of P. Grand Lodge Convention Opens
in Nelson Tomorrow.
The Grand Lodge of the Knights of
Pythias will convene ln Nelson (omor-
row morning at 9 o'clock. About 50
delegates arrived last night and 250
more will come In tonight. The Nelson
lodge meets lu the opera house at 8
tonight and visiting members are all
Invited.
Tomorrow's programme is: Grand
Lodge Knights of Py(his for the grand
domain of Ui-ltlsh Columbia meets In
Ihe opera house ((he (enipon**.ry headquarters of the .Nelson lodge) at 9 a. m.
His Worship Muyor W. 0. Gillett frill
give an address of welcome at 11 a.m.,
when the grand lodge session will be
i llrown open lo all Knlghls of Pythias.
2 p. ni���Afternoon session of the
Grand lodge.
8 p. in.���Competitions In the "Amplified Works.'* prize of |150. The tenina
entered so far aro Kossland, Grand
Porks. Revelstoke and Nelson.
Seed Potatoes
We have uuloaded
a car df
Early Rose Potatoes
Imported expressly
for Seed.
Jf. A. IRVING & CO.
Telephone 161.
HOUSTON BLOCK.
Men's $3,50 Shoes
Don't get the idea that all our
mens fine shoes are $5.00 and
$6.00 a pair. We can supply
you with a genuine Goodyear
Welt at $3.50. Smooth insoles
and pliable to the foot. Made
in Vlcl Kid and Box Calf.
royal R. Andrew & Co.
WKIUSIVE SHOE DEALER
Our East End 'Branch Store Is Q0 Jj
Pending Changes, and Customers of fM
Branch Will Be Attended to at Purl
Store, K. W. C. Block.
Canada Drug & Book Co'y, Ltd]
DRUGGISTS, STATIONERS, SEEDSMEN.
COR.  WARD A  BAKER
WE ARE CLOSING OUT OUR ENTIRE SToq|
OF   VESTINGS   REGARDLESS  OF  C0St|
WASH VESTINGS. regular price $3.00, mf ry*
Your choice now for  ^J.UU
Splendid Patterns in Single and double */% Krt , *-, ,_^
breasted, worth $6.00. selling now for **'W and $3.1)0
SEE OUR  WINDOW
TAYLOR & McQUARRiel
A. 4s G. FRIEBERG. r,    . r,,      ir   i m    _
Managers. Baker St., Nelson, fl. C.
._,-,.,..-.,,-. ..       ,,���...,   _.-���.,-.- -.,-..-,-.,rj=,
^'*'&a____ilffe*4iSS_4i^
I New Spring Goods Arriving Daily |
��* A complete line of up-to-date Soft and Hard Hats In Stock.
Also a full range of Boots and  Shoes.    "WALKOVER" our
Specialty.
J. A. GILKER
Spring is Here
We have prepared for this season by passing into stack all I
requisites for the rancher, gardener or householder. Spades,!
Shovels, Rakes, Hoes, Spading Folks, Tree Pruners,
Tree Sprayers, Small Garden Tools, Etc.
Prompt attention paid to letter orders.
J. H. Ashdown Hardware
Company, Limited.
NELSON   IRON   WORKSl
BNCUNBERS   AND CONTRACTORS
POUNDERS AND
MACHINISTS
B. A. ISAAC
R. W. HINTON'
***,^ll,r,r!'' V_M Jobblnu ssecuted with Desnattih.   Sheat Matal I
Work. Mlnlnii nnd .Mill .Mnchliii-r,*.      .VlV.,\u����wt... .r. <>l       I
Or* Cara,  te.  It.   Coiitruu'tun
INEUSOIN,    B. C.
Telephone ��I
P.O. Bm 10611
Spring Stock lust Opened Up!
Carload Linoleums and Carpets
From ainsgow, Scotland.     *
Best Qualities at Low Prices.
Standard Furniture Company
AaBlNTAi
Mftsuu & his. ii Piinoi.
Oileruioer Mnltr.s-.PH
MftnthftH Htultary Matircflie*,
Complete Home Furnishers
Undertakers,    Embalmers
A.G. LAMBERT & CO|
MANUFACTURERS   T ^t,.     Cf.i_��-,!.��..
AND DEALERS IN   JLvlUDCr^  dlllllglCSr
Lath, Mouldings, Doors, Window*
Turned Work -and Brackets. Mail Orders promptly ��M*��*��' ���*���
, VBHMOIN STREET  -  -   .   Ml tl .MOIN. B. C.
Launch and Boat
SUPPLIES
We always carry In stock and will be pleated to eupply )""" I
wanta In
LAUNCH AND BOAT REQUISITES
A)timiv OreMt
Arctic CupUrMM
<1M Engine Oil 01|
Vacuum Misrl"" Nc_
Ononis Biillou c��0')l
Such MM
OsUOliDfl
While WkiIo
Mixed I'KllltH
Berry ��ro��.' BoaU Vssriss.l,
tte., elc.
Wood-Vallance Hardware Co., Limited
Wholesale
?<i:lson
Retsl,
sr*-

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