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Array '.ME I.     NO.   225.
���gktil#  Canadian
rerr.ment Takes Firm
Steps to Reserve
on Recommending Establishment
of Juvenile Courts Unanimously Passed.
ppeclal tu The Dally Canadian.)
uver, Feb. 2j.���Ai the annual
of the Children's Aid society
|vt.tli Sir Chark-s Hibbert Tnpper In
chair, demonstrated very clearly
��� x eel ten I is the work uf this or-
latlon. . Tbe report ol the build
ommlttee was eminently mittsfac-
and showed that at the end of
tin* children will be moved into
new borne, a fine modern building
Bearing completion; standiug iu
. flve acres of land. The general
Bl report gave details of much good
ppliahed. The report gave warm-
lii.iiikh for assistance from cities
p.* Vancouver.    A summary is as
presenting the reiiort of the fifth
work of llie Children's Aid Boat Vancouver, your directors de-
, r,-cisrd their appreciation or ihe
cal   sympathy   extended   to   the
|:rsi[ii all parts of the province of
silumlila.    Tbe Increase in the
I from ihe city of Vancouver, muk
500 In all. and of Lhe provincial
::,* i.t maul, inaknm- It $300 ln all.
nost timely and relieved the so-
Irssiii an otheiwise serious flnan-
s-sUissii.   The society still requires
-iil>[iort   as   its   res-ponstbililles
eadlly increasing.
Hns    the    year 28 children have
siniiiltted to the care of the t��o-
Tliis  cuvers  only   part  of lhe
loni      Families   representing 86
hlldren  have  been  visited  and
Uss- advice and efforts of our
tendent and  secretary the con-
ol family life have been vastly
year's reiiort showed tliat the
'siiiiinltted to our control was
this year 2S have been added,
.s issial of 122 (12 of whom are
tlie home).
i.cssuie tor the year was $5301.Al,
His- i xp.'iiiliture, $5363.56, leaving a
���n.y ssr $344.91.
building  committee  has   begun
etinn of our out home on Powell
|t. Hustings townsite, Ihe land hav.
��� in secured by Mrs. T. E. Atkins.
cu the  building  is  complete   we
|)>.ive one of the most useful und
silissus  Institutions   In   the   prov-
We win own a large area of land.
Jnfortable building  with  Improved
arrangements und an Isolated
ollowlng   resolution   anent   a
"Is- courl was siioken to and pro-
I l��  Mr. !���'. C. Wade Is worthy ot
'-nl support   ll was supported by
MeU. Itussell*.   "In  tlle opinion of
���"iity the time Is ripe for Ihe In-
lon of Juvenile courla throughout
||is>Mui'i   sst'  llrltlsh Columbia and
such legislation bb thnt outlined
lull  entitled  An  Act   Respecting
I'stle Dslliiiiuluts and whicli lhe Do-
piiillanieut Is now considering
(M be adopted."
Morrison   has   banded   down
|iii' ut   In   an   Important cnBe.    He
that  the  advertisement    ot    t^e
"'    company    offering    Amerinn
fs- '���uipliiymenl in llrlllsh Columbia
transportation thrown in Is a
|lilon of the Allen Labor Act.    The
nlsement brought, Slack, of Brad-
, I'u., and  half a dozen unskilled
Ifers to Die company's mills at
���Istuke. As a result, Richard Nlchol,
plaintiff In the action, wus oUBted
his job und brought suit against
"Mipany. Under Iho act the penal-
* ��P to $1000. Mr. Justice Morrison
lhal from  the nature of the ad
(iBOment he was not satisfied lhat
dy knew of the existence of the
n Labor law and the placed thu
illy at $200 and costs.
i'i* King, a prominent Chinaman
eying from Nelson lo Victoria,
|peil off here to visit frlonds and sud-
"It sick and died in the city on
|��y morning,
view of the agitation about Indian
reserve lands In the vicinity of Prince
Rupert the following notice appearing In
Ihe Government Gazette, by Hon. R.
G. Tallow, acting chief commissioner of
lands and works, Is timely:
"Notice Is given lhal In all cases ln
which, In the past. Indians have surrendered their rights to, the lands which
have from time to tlm'e been set aside
for their use anil benefit, either In order
that the said lands may be leased, or
that they may be granted or otherwise
alii nated to other persons, the lands
which have been so surrendered, or
which shall hereafter lie so surrendered,
are hereby, for the purposes of the
piovlnce of British Columbia, reserved
from pre-emption sale or other alienation until otherwise ordered by the lien
tenant governor In council.
Paid Death Penalty.
Osslng, N. Y., Feb. 25.���George
Gianuer, agted 25, was put to death In
the electric chair at Sing Sing prison
this morning. His crime was the murder of a farmer, Charles Lutz, In Ducth-
osb county ln 1905. The electrlct current was applied three times before
Cranger was declared dead.
Order Issued by T. Cunningham, Fruit
Pest  Inspector���Spring is  Time
for Cleaning.
Thomas Cunningham, provincial fruit
pest Inspector, has Issued the following
order under the uuthorlty ot the board
of horticulture:
"Notice Is hereby given to owners of
orchards and fruit trees and all whum
ll may concern:
"Tbrt ln order to prevent the spread
of InBect pests and diseases Injurious
lo frull trees and fruit it is fouud imperatively necessary to prune and thoroughly Bpray all orchards lu this neighborhood with such mixtures as must be
applied when trees are durmant.
For lhe destruction of all scale Insects, wooly aphis, bud moth, the eggs
of green aphlB, and olher pests, the
number one solution, vis., llnie sulphur-
salt solution, Is iouud to be the most ef-
lecilve. Full particulars of the best
method and applying this solution are
uow published in a bulletin which may
be had ou application at the horticultural offlce, Vancouver; and from J. R. Anderson, secretary of the board of horti-
cultuie. and R. M. Palmber, Victoria;
a,so W. E. Scott, Gauges Harbor, Salt
Springs I .-..rn,I. Martin Uurrell, Grand
Foiks, and tbe secretaries of the various Farmers' Institutes throughout Uie
"The necessity of maintaining lhe ex-
cellcut reputation of Hritish Columbia
Iruit whicn is now rated higher lhau
that of any other district or province
in lhe Hritish Umpire, is ot such paramount importance that ir tlie owners or
persous lu [Kisscssiou of infected and
diseased Iruit trees further neglecl to
apply the necessary measures for
cleansing the same the trees must be
destroyed al the expense of the owners,
as provided by the UrlliBtt Columbia
Horticultural    Act    aud    amendments
"All primings, debris und other rubbish musl be burned up al the time of
Sami  Pasha Expires Under Suspicious
Coustanllnuple, Feb. 25.���Vice Admlr.
al Sami Pasbi, another of the commissioners engaged lu drawing up a plan
fur the reform of the ministry and murine and invesiigatlng llle accounts oon.
lucts'ti witli ihe ministry died suddenly yesterday under suspicious ciicuui-
siunc.s. His death, following closely
on the mysterious demise of llalrl
Pasha, the vice admiral, whose death
was announced Feb. 11, after he bud
refused to comply wllh the order can-
ceiling his appointment on the naval
commission, has caused a semi-panic
among tlie naval officers here. Sami
Pesha was prefect of the port of Constantinople and enjoyed good health. He
was Been at the Rtldlz palace on thu
dav of his death, looking nulls' well, nnil
waa seized with a falling sickness two
hours afler dinner.
Pope Appeals to Hague.
Paris, Feb. 26.���A despatch to tho
Eclalre from Rome published loday affirms, apparently on the nuthorlty of the
Vatican, lhat It Is the intention of tbe
pope lo sent a communication!! lo The
Hague peace conference regarding Ihe
expulsion from France of Msr. Montagninl, the secretary of the Papal
nuclnture at Paris anil lhe rupture of
the concordat.
Almust any man has a Job lol of experience on hand that he would gladly
dispose of at 90 per cent, below cost.
Forcible Apai for a Fair
Rev. T.J. Ferguson Outlines Movements Leading to Enactment
of Lord's Day Act.
.There was a good sized audience at St.
Paul's Presbyterian church last evening
to hear Rev. J. T. Ferguson discuss tbe
Lord's Hay Act which comes Inlo force
on the 1st of March. After reading
selected portions of scripture both as
lessons and texts upon which to show
authority for his remarks Rev. Mr. F'er.
guBon introduced tlie subject of the evening by tracing briefly the history of
llie movement which has led to the enactment of the present law. He
showed how it had been discovered that
encroachment upon the rights and liberties of the people had not been suf-
licleutsy proieced by laws at preaent in
torce as they were antiquated. The
movement had originated with representative merchants, manufacturers
and publicists. Out of this movement
arose an appeal to the premier of parliament for a new law which would be
worthy of the twentieth century. Mr.
Ferguson deprecated the idea that the
law is a sort of "Trades Union*' move-
ment among ministers to force people
to go to c.niieh. . He argued concluB-
ibely thai neither by direct reference
or by implication can such interpretation be placed upon the act.
He ciied the case of France, reference
lo which had been made by the premier
in his reply to the committee which
wailed upon him to press for the enactment of the law, showing how that
nation bad been forced to take steps
to enact measures winch stall stem the
tide of Sabbath immorality. The force
ol the speakers argument lay in the
tact that Canada is ouly doing what
France haa found il necessary or imperative to do late. Following up this
line the status of England was referred
to and briefly described. It was shown
that the present social condtion iu England upon the Sabbath were recognized
to be deplorable. Extracts from a pastoral letter written by the Archbishop
of Canterbury, the (Catholic) Archbishop ol" Westminister and tbe president of Uie council of free Evangelical
churches were read as well as the sarcastic ciillclsm of England's Sunday
Socially by Marie Correli. He showed
also how the house of parliament in
England bad appointed a committee to
report upon the question of Sabbath observance there and quoted from their
reporl to show tliat the spirit of ma
terialism and commercialism were
Irreateuing the life of the nation socially, morally and religiously by the
growing laxuess of lhe people upon tile
ln making Ihese citations the speaker
said that his poiut was to show that In
tlle eiincmen of he present law Canada
has done only what lhe leading and
most enlightened nations of Ihe world
are doing to preserve the rights of the
people to one day of Felt In seven.
In pointing out what the Cuuadluu
acl Ib not the Rev. preacher was em
phatlc in his statement that It Is nol
an act to make people become nominally Christians and secondly tt ls uot an
act to compel people to go to church.
In slightly sarcastic tones ht said: "lf
ll. were the latter I do not know that I
should have a word to say ln Its favor,"
and he showed the Bcriptttral method of
appeal In Ihese matters.
In answer to Ihe question as to the
aim and spirit of the act he said: " It
Is an act to Interfere with those who
would abuse their liberty to the Injury
of Ihe common weal;" and he cited instances In which the interference with
Individual rights are In constant practice because the common weal demands
II. A few of the instances cited were
the marriage laws and sanitation.
Clause 2 of the Act (which tlle speaker
had before rim) was read, and while Its
prohibition wns sweeping, he went on to
show that there followed 24 exceptions
defining works of necessity and mercy
which may be performed on Sunday.
The very number of theso showed that
the legislators had  tried  to frame a
law which, while conserving the common good, -sought to make it broad
enough to cover all the necessities and
even frailitles of human nature. He
plead for an tqually broad appreciation
of the Act and said It simply meant to
show that If things went swinging along
at the present gait the result will be
that multitudes will be deprived of their
inalienable rights.
He dealt with some criticisms of the
Act, among them one by a much respected local authority, who had characterized; it as "grandmotherly and
pharisaiual." Afeain In slightly sarcastic tones he Bald: ".With all due
respect to the critic, he would lie sorry
to admit this criticism as just." Denning the terms grandmotherly and
Pharisaical he showed how this, if true,
meiuit "that the government had com
inltted an act of incredible folly, and
he was not prepared to admit that such
was tre case." He said, also, that if
these criticisms were right it meant
"that it would be wrong and foolish for
the government to protect the rights
of laboring men," and it meant further,
"that the government had spent a greal
amount of time In an attempt to ac-
complish something that was impos-
After some further reference to the
minor details of the Act, such as Its
prohibition of Sunday games, boating
and the like, all of which, he aald, were
prsiliibiu 1 only when practised for gain.
He acknowledged the debtiof the people
to great corporations, but said he was
"glad the government had put lt into
the hands of the people to protect themselves from what might seem to these
corporations a necessity to exact from
Iheir employees more than they were
entitled to." This with special reference to their power to compel employees to work seven daya or lose their
In conclusion he made an eloquent
plea that the act might be interpreted
in the higher light of what civilisation
means. In judging the Act consideration should be sincerely and cordially
given to what was the aim of the act.
He quoted a very ancient maxim of
statesman ship: "The strength of thc
law lies In the consent of the people,"
and he earnestly asked his hearers to
recognize this ln their estimate of the
Act. Instead ot looking for faults and
imperfections they should rise to an ap-
preciation of its aim and what it must
ultimately mean to our civllzation as
well as our moral safety.. He pointed
out tbe educational value of the Act.
inasmuch as it had already set people
thinking and asking themselves the
question "Am I doing right, by myself,
by my family, by society and by my
community?" In his peroration he set
forth the words of the Creator in which
it was claimed that the Sabbath law
Is a great gift and IU observance a
great privilege and he asked that In all
criticism or appreciation .of it be interpreted acoordlng to the spirit in which
the Sabbath day as a benflcient institution was conferred upon humanity.
Author,    Playwright    and     Publisher
Passes Away Suddenly.
New York, Feb. 25.���Archibald Clav-
eriug Gunter, publisher, novelist and
playwright, died suddenly Saturday
night from apoplexy in his home in
West 3rd street. He had not been ill
and waB engaged In writing the last
pageB of the manuscript of a play when
he was fatally stricken.
Mr. Gunter was born in Liverpool 59
years ago. Mrs. Gunter, who waB Esther
liurnes, survives him. They had no
cbildren. Mr. Guntelr used the immense profits from the sale of his first
successful novel, Mr. Barnes of New
York," which went through edition after
edition, asd of which more than 1,000,-
000 copies have been sold here and in
England, to establish - a publishing
house und had published his own recent
works, . He was proprietor of the Home
Publishing company on East 14th street.
Hoping for Peace.
Rome, Feb. 25.���King Victor Emmanuel today received Professor de
Martens, Russian imperial councillor of
state, tn most cordial private audience.
During the course ot their conversation
His Majesty expressed the hope that
all tbe powers would arrive at an agreement on the programme which would
contribute to the success of the approaching peace conference at The
King Haakon's Opinion.
Trondhjem, Norway, Feb. 25.���King
Haakon, at his after-dinner discussion
of thc coming conference at Tbe Hague,
said he recognised that there would bo
extreme difficulty ln arriving at any International agreement of armaments,
but thought the conference should seek
to reach an agreement prohibiting the
employment of airships and submarine
vessels in war.
Lord's Day Act When
Properly Enforced
Secretary Rochester Answers Questions Affecting Minor Sunday Privileges.
Victoria, Feb. 25.���The Sunday Act,
which will come into force on March
1st will affect many residents. The
western secretary ol the Lord's Day
alliance, Hev. W. M. Rochester, who is
at present In Victoria in -company with
a number of the members of tbe local
organization, waited upon the attorney
general with a view to obtaining bis assent to prosecutions under the act provided a reasonable case is laid.
Cigar stands, confectionery stores
and groceries all come under this act,
but in order to prevent prosecution the
assent of the attorney general must first -
be obtained before a charge may be
laid or a case followed up.
Tne^e has never been a Sunday observance law enforced on the Island.
When British Columbia was elected
into a colony by the Imperial government in 1852, the governor, Sir James
Douglass, by proclamation, brought into
force the English Sunday act. When
British Columbia became a province of
the Dominion the law was continued in
force, but the law was never enforced
on the island.
A meeting ot the Lord's Day alliance
was held in Victoria yesterday when
It was shown that, hereafter, if the act
be strictly enforced It will be Illegal
for the Sunday school children to receive their little paper on the Lord's
day. This somewhat startling discovery
aiose out of a question asked by one
of the audience. Rev. Dr. Rochester,
the travelling secretary of the alliance,
who was the speaker of the evening,
had been explaining the regulations of
ihe act to govern the publication of
newspapers on Sunday. Not only was
it forbidden to issue a journal on the
Lord's Day, but he also pointed out the
sale or distribution on the Sabbath of
papers published in any foreign country was prohibited, it was then that
one oi those present asked Mr. Rochester how the law would apply to
the Sunday school papers. Mr. Rochester appeared somewhat puzzled, and remarked that this was a matter which
had been overlooked in drawing out the
Where  are   the   papers published,"
he asked.
"On the American side."
"Well, if that's the case, I'm afraid
ihat lt will be illegal to distribute them
oa Sunday," replied Dr. Rochester, and
a buzz of excited whispering rose from
the audience. The prospect of little
Johnny getting his Sunday school Bheet
through the post was a distinctly novel
one and opened up a long vista of
Sunday excursions were to be strictly prohibited. "I dou't know whether
you have had Sunday excursions in this
piovlnce or not," said Dr. Rochester,
but in Winnipeg, steamboat excursions
on the Red River have been taking
place every Sabbath during the summer
time. When the act is enforced there
will be no more of this."
Some member cf the audience was
moved to ask how this would effect
"tram companies running cars to a park
where there are Sunday band concerts."
"Such csncits would bj forbidden
under the act," replied Dr. Rochester.
"But mere ia no admission charged,"
chorused several voiceB.
"No matter, the bandsmen would
have to be paid. They would be following their cuitouiary avoc.tion on
the Sabbath," explained Dr. Rochester,
"and tliat Is prohibited."
Sunday newspapers, * the doctor
Btated, would become a thing of lhe
past. Victorians would have to read
their Sunday paper on Mends;, "I
know lhat it ls claimed," said he, "that
more work ls done for a Monday paper
on Sunday, than for the Sunday paper
on Sunday." This, however, he explained, was one of those cases where
the interest of the few must give way
before the intest of the many; and he
felt sure that those who might be Inconvenienced by the act would show
their magnanimity by standing in with
the movement for Sunday observances.
Coming down to Victoria, Dr. Rochester suggested that It would be in the
best Interests of the city to have the
bootblack stands, the confectionery and
tobacco stores and the newsstands
closed on the Sabbath. As to the sale
of liquor on Sunday, he was sure that
sufficient attention was already paid
to that.
Confers Grand Cordon.
Rome, Feb. 25.���King Victor Emmanuel has signed a decree bestowing on
George Von Lengerke Meyer, the newly-
appointed postmaster general In President Roosevelt's cabinet, the grand -cordon of the order of St. Maurlc and St
Lasarus as an expression ot appreciation for his work when United States
ambassador to Italy.
Philippine Cyclone. '
Madrid, Feb. 25.���A telegram from
Manila announces tbat the southern
Philippines have been ravaged by a cyclone and that 200 persons were killed
and thousands of others rendered
Attorney Jerome Again Places Evelyn
Nesbitt on the Rack���Revelations
of High  Life Continue.
New York, Feb. 25.���When the trial
of Haery K. Thaw for the murder of
Stanford White was resumed this
morning before Justice Fitsgerald ln
the supreme court, Distriet Attorney
Jerome continued with his cross-examination of Evelyn Nesbitt Thaw. She
was immediately called to the stand
and without any preliminary statement
the attorney started into his work. Mrs.
Thaw looked recovered after her three
day's rest and answered the first questions put to her confidentially.
Thaw brought with him from the
Tombs several packages of letters and
papers. Mr. Jerome, as on thc previous
days of his cross-examination, continued
to jump about from place to place In
the witnesses' Btory. He asked first of
all today if she had not had trouble
with her mother tn Alleghany, Pa, before going to Philadelphia to live. If
she had not run away with another girl.
This Mrs. Thaw denied.
"How long after the drugging in the
24th street house was It that the account was opened up for you ln the
Amsterdam Bank by Stanford White?"
"I can't tell how long, it might hare
been a month."
"When did you first meet Frances
"When I was In Florodora."
"Before ycu met Stanford White!"
"I think so."
"Had you gone to supper with Fran
cis Belmont before you met White."
Mr. Jerome continued to hold the
menace of documentary evidence before
the witness, basing all his questions
evidently upon affidavits made by the
glrl'B mother and brother.
"No." She had gone to several suppers with Frances Belmont afterwards
but White was not present at all, except one. Mr. Jerome asked the witness it she had not often gone to suppers with two men, whose names he
whispered to her.
"I never went with them, but they
were present.'*
"Did they not on occasions take yon
"One took me home twice, and the
othe once, but there was always another
girl with me.' '   ���
"Miss Belmont?"
"These suppers were after the
"On Feb. 22nd, 1902, were you on
good terms with Frances Belmont?"
"I think so."
"After you left Florodora what was
your next employment?*       *
"With the Wild Rose in Phil*
"Who was there with you "
"My mother."
"Do you know Angella Vincent?"
A letter and env lope was shown Mrs.
Thaw, who identified ihe writing as
t^at of While. The e-ivelope was postmarked Boston. Jan. 20th. 1902. and was
n.lilr-'sse] to Charles Hartnett, while
p-lvate secretary. It read: "Dear
Ha-tnett���Please telephone Mrs. Net-
b'tt to let you know whenever Miss
Evelyn decid's to go on her vacation.
Then hand this note to tbe Mercantile
Tru��t company.. Please n'tlfv Miss
Ne-hltt that on receiving word that she
Is to start en her vacation you will
Beand her the weekly checks for $25 and
an odlltioURl che-k for 1200."
By this letter and the Introduction
cf checks sl-rn'd both hy Evelyn Ne*
bti and her mothT, Mr. Jerome refreshed Mrs. Thaw's memory eo that
sh? said she hsd lived at the Auditorium apartments from Feb. 1 to April 1,
1902. Th? checks were given In payment of hotel bills and were drawn
against a deposit made In the New Am-
st'-rilnm bank by Stanford White to
Ihe joint credit of Mrs. Nesbitt and her
daughter. By producing exhibit 23, a
check. Mr. Jerome brought out the fact
that between April 1, 1902. and April
17, 1902. Mrs. Thaw and her mother
went to live at tho Hotel Arlington.
Mrs. Thaw was confronted by Dr.
CatlUon nnd Dr. Flint, but denied po��
tlvely that Bhe had ever seen htm be
fore Bhe had gone out with Jack Bar-
rymore. Justice Fitzgerald ruled out
the question when Mr. Jerome asked
Mrs. Thaw lf White had not urged her
have Barrymore arrested for seduction
Treasury Loses Nearly
Quarter Million
United States Vaults Looted of Vast
Sun by Clever Employees���
Detectives Disclosures.
Chicago, Feb. 25.���The Tribune today
Somewhere between 1175,000 and
1200,000 were stolen from the local sub-
treasures* laat week.. Chief Wllkle of
the United States secret service, has
been keeping informed by telephone
and telegraph of every dedelopment ln
the case and will leave Washington today to take personal charge of the investigation made by the authorities
Secretary Shaw of the treasury department was told of the theft when he
reached here laat week and conferred
with Sub-Treasurer Wm. Bolden
Welcks and the secret service officers.
The money was stolen either a week
ago Saturday, th next day or laat Monday. The chances are it was abstracted
on Monday. Tbe loss waa discovered
on Tuesday. All the money taken was
tn bills of the denomination of 11000,
fSOOO and $10,000.
At first It was beUs-vat that there waa
some error in the bookkeeping. It wu
thought to be Impossible that audi a
large sum of money ecsM have been abstracted in face ot an th* safeguards
around Uncle Sam's strong boxes. The
ledger men strenuously deny any error
and an invesigatlon showed that there
was no possible clerical message to account for the disappearance Mt the caah.
This brought the inevitable conclusion that robbery waa the only explanation.. Just as certain was the deduction that the thievea wero employees of the sub-treasury and were at
that moment pursuing tseir dally tasks.
Every man who could have had anything to do with the case waa called Into Treasurer Bolden Weick's office and
put through an exhaustive examination
and a still more rigid cross-examination
by Captain Hotter, of the secret service. They stood the ordeal. All denied knowledge of the theft and protested their innocence. But it waa obvious that some one was lying.
The chances are 10,000 to 1 tbat one
or more of the employeea actually had
purloined the cash or had connived at
the theft by some outsider. Day by day
the investigation haa been kept op. Saturday there came a glimmer of light. A
faint clue pointed ln the direction of a
certain clerk, and that followed up, directed the fires of suspicion to another,
employee, a cloae associate of the flrat
man. The men were summoned separately. The suspicious circumstances
were the certalnity of detection and
punishment was impressed upon them
and they were advised to make a clean
breast of whatever part they had played
in the conspiracy.
One, thought to be the moving spirit
came down through the ordeal calm and
self-posessed.. The officers put him
down as Innocent or a master hand ot
criminality. The other, younger,
showed signs of breaking down. Just
what he admitted the secret service
men refuse to disclose, but It Is believed
lo be tantamount to a confession. The
admission he made started the lavesti-
gatlon Into renewed activity.
Half a dosen officers started out and
results are predicted soon. Every employee of the office Is under surveillance
day and night, aa dshould one of them
prove to the thieves, escape will be Impossible.
*���"_" Italy and The Hague.
Rome, Feb. IS.���From the work of
Professor de Ma-tens, Russian Imperial
councillor of state, which already has
begun here ln connection with the forthcoming -session of The Hague tribunal,
lt appears that Italy, recognising th*
necessity for peace, will singly cooperate In auy movement leading to peace
or lo the simultaneous dlsarment of na
tlons to avert the disasters of war.
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Price af Metals.
New Tort, Feb. JB.���Silver, (Sc; copper 24-Hs; lead, ft.
London, Feb. SS.���Silver, 81 M-Ild;
"aad, ��11, 10s. ,._t IR
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FEBRUAHV 2��. 1907.
"By one word we nre sometimes nidfpd lo te
wiie and by one word sometimes Judged to be
fc.ollsb. Let un therefore be careful what we
It is doubtless the duly of sill journals
having the welfare of the public at
heart to give Home prominence to the
Question of foral reflrm bul It ta dls,
tirictively the duty of religious journals.
The Western MethoHat Recorder, pub,
llshed at Victoria, evidently recognises
this und in a well written, though father
ambtgtous editorial in its February
number makes some comparisons be,
tween tbe attitude of ihe present k<>v
ernment and that of the opposition on
the question of local option. After
pointing out that the government is
equipped to grant good legislation and
while "there is reason to doubt thai it
wili do so," the Reoorder kocb on to
"Moral reformers can hardly bs ex.
peeled to forget that in the last house
it was the Conservatives who opposed
locai option and the Liberals who
nearly all supported it. There were,
probably, special circumstances which
partly account for this, but it is nol
creditable to the predominant party and
though their Interests were notaffecttd
by it in the recent election ll will not
be safe for any party or politician in
future    to    trifle    with    the    growing
strength of moral sentiment   On the
other hand, the Uberal party lusl many
adherents in the recent contest because,
���while always posing ��s the party of true
reforms, thep hadn't the courage to
include a single moral rtform plank���
not even temperance���Intheir platform.
There is little organisation of moral
tientlmenl at present, but there are
many Indications that tlie public Is
beginning to look for moral principle
in public affairs."
We do not know what the Recorder
cun mean in stating that were special
circumstances which induced the mem
bers of the Conservative party to vote
against local option but we are of the
opinion that the commendation of the
Liberals in the local house is easily understood. The implied compliment is,
we fear, entirely undeserved. If the
Liberals of Hritish Columbia are any
more in favor of moral and temperance
reform than the Conservatives they are
of a different stamp from those of other
Every one will remember the humiliating treatment of these questions by
the late Koss government In Ontario.
Forced by years of agitation and the
insistent demands of a large and influential body of temperance reformers,
well organized, they granted a vote on
a prohibitory measure which was overwhelmingly carried by the country.
Hacked thus, apparently at least, by
public sentiment, and perfectly safe in
doing so, what would naturally be expected of the Koss government would be
tbe enactment of prohibitory legislation.
Did they do this? Not at all.. They suddenly made the discovery that there
were doubts as to whether such legislation lay within the prerogative of provincial assemblies or was exclusively
lhe privilege of the Dominion parliament.
On carrying the case to the privy
council they found, with a feeling of relief, that the function was beyond them.
When Parliament Hill at Ottawa was
attacked   by   the   temperances   forces
backed by largely signed petitions It
at last reluctabtly consented to submit
a prohibition plebiscite, but in doing
so the government made the conditions
so onerous thut to carry the plebiscite
with the required majority proved to
be an impossibility and again the ques-
ton was conveniently shelved. We do
not know how long it will remain on the
shelf but it Will not be taken off by the
Uberal party until extreme pressure
proves the expediency of doing so.
We state these things, not at all for
the sake of arguing against any special
method of moral reform but to show
what has been the attitude of Liberals
In other provinces and in the Dominion.
In seeking reasons for the reluctance
of parliament to deal drastically with
recognized snd soccalletl moral evils
The Recorder states one of them succinctly when it says:
"However, we moral reformers ourselves, are not free from reproach.
There must be agreement as to what
we want and such united effort to secure it that when the authorities are
approached they will be convinced the
demand comes from not a few but formidable multitude of the people."
Since the admission is so frankly
made by the journal in question it is
unecessary to enlarge further upon it.
The other feature of the situation which
must not be overlooked Is that there Is
no general concensus of opinion on
questions of moral reform as there Is
upon political and economic questions.
It is not difficult to get together enough
men who agree on political questions to
form a strong party and to raise and
prosecute issues more or less Important. On moral reform issues, while
there is a general agreement that moral
ri'form is good, there is an equally
general feeling that It Is good for the
other fellow.There is a morbid dread
of interference by legislation
with what people are pleased to call
their individual liberties and this is
especially the case ln matters of temperance. It goes to show tliat such
measures of reform as are deslrel by
those who are in advance of general
sentiment upon the subject can only
be secured by reforming men from within, which is to say, by converting men
to the same thought upon the question
as the wouldbe reformer. The greatest
eras in temperance advance were wren
men used their persuasive eloquence to
create a healthy deprecation of the
traffic in aud use of strong drinks.
While we are in no sense opposed to
more advanced temperance legislation
we are of the opinion that it cannot be
secured by using the big stick to legislatures and parliaments. A more general recognition of this theory by reform workers and a reversion to old
time methods will create the sentiment
desired and better laws will come
naturally if they be needed at all.
The Lord's Day Act, an act to secure
the better observance of the day com.
monly called Sunday, comes into efftct
on Friday next and next Sunday people
who desire to obey the letter of the law
will find their liberties considerably
curtailed. Those people who have no
respect for the law will continue to do
us they please and perhaps take the
In many respects the act is a desirable
and commendable one. In so far us it
secures men their natural right to a
day of rest���or we may say the day of
rest���It is good. The tendency of cor'
porations is to regard every day alike
and to exact for their employees
unremitting toil. That this is an evil
no one will deny and any measure
which will protect a man who labors
from being compelled to labor seven
days a week or lose his employment is
good. Doubtless the absence of such a
law has had a tendency to encourage
corporations to increase the earning
powers of their plants by forcing meu
to labor unnecessarily and its proper
enforcement will work for the good of
ail concerned by reducing this leniency
to a minimum. There are other
features of the law which are not to be
commended. We refer to these features
which interfere in what men have
learned to regard as their natural
liberties in the pleasuarable enjoyment
of Sunday. A large majority of Canadian
people have outgrown the Puritanical
ideas of the manner in which Sunday
should be kept. It is doubtful if the
people of any Canadian city running
street cars on Sunday would vote for
the abolition of the service. Yet the
law���in spirit at least���means that
these should be stopped. Its compromises on the question is a catering to public opinion which shows the difficulty the
Cramers of the law have had to meet
in securing what they desired aud yet
keeping far awuy enough from the
precipice to evade being plunged over.
That it will be geserally obeyed ln
the west we reluctantly disbelieve. We
fear the industries of the country are
such that, while the evils of Suiilay
labor may be reduced, they cannot be
abolished though we heartily wish it
were otherwise. In bo far as boating,
fishing, shooting aud the generally
indulged sports we fear it will be utterly
As the question of Sunday newspapers
does not concern The Dally Canadian
as yet we shall not discuss than fealuru
of the law.
We may frankly say that we ure
much mistaken In Premier Meilride if
he allowH the Grand Trunk Pacific
railway to appropriate those Indian
lands north without just compensation.
Party politics are ine thing, but provincial rights are another.���Grcenwool
Th "Old Man" of he Cranbrook
Heraldd is not without a knowledge of
how to hit below the belt. As the Joke
Is on "Dad," howeber, we do not mind.
The Fernie Ledger has passed into
the handB of the United Mine Workers
of America, who now exclusively con
trol its policy and business aZairs, D.
V. Motl continues to wield tho editorial
pen, and in a lengthy article, setting
forth the announcement of the change,
pltlly states the policy to be pursued by
th.   paper.   It says:
"Those engaged in the directing of
the capital which is legitimately engaged in aiding the production nf all
necessary commodities which enter into
the industrial und economic life of the
country, will find a friend In the
Only the abuses of ilm powers ere-
ated by laws made by ilie representatives of lhe people need tear attack
from  us.
Such a paper is urgently need in the
West, and we wish tie* Ledger every
success under its new ownership.
A collection of all tlie Latest
Shapesand Sizes.    A free
smoking and most satisfactory pipe.
Tobacconist.   Baker Street.
Take notloe that I intend, thirty dayi tiricr
date to apply to the Bonorable ihe Chief Com-
minloner of Landa mtd Works for a ipeclal
licence tocuvand carry hwhv timber from the
following described    lands,  -limit.*d   mi  Sati.lv
Oreek, In West Kootenay district: Commencing
at a poel planted on tbe wi t\ il le, of tald creek,
and marke*! --j. p, sv northwest corner; thenoe
running mth eighty chains; tnence eaat eighty
chains, thenca north eighty chalus; thenoe west
eighty ohaini to plaoe oi commencement.
t. P, bWBOBIttG,
Dated this IStfa d��y ol February. 1907.
Take notloe that thirty days aft-r date i intend to apply to tlie Chlel Commiasioner ut
Landa anaTrorVg at Victoria lor permission to
out and oaky away timber from ibe following
deaorlbed Lands In West Kootenay;���
No L���Commencing at a post planted at ih<-
southwest oorner oi timber licence No. 7821;
th��nce east lorty ohalns; thence nurth eight;
chains; thena* etiU liQ chain*, thenee south to
northern boundary ot timber license BM8; thenoe
west along said northern boundary to
the north-west comer of said lieen se;
then son tii to the northern boundary
Oi timber '.Icense 7U18; thein-e went to
a poln| due south of the point of coin rae ru-mont;
theuee north to the point oi eommeneement
January 16th, litUT
No. 2 ��� Commencing at the northweal corner
Ol timber license 7821; thence sonth tothf northern boundary oi timber license7018; ihence wes)
to tbe north-west oorner of said timber license
thenoe SOUth to the northern boundary of I-ot
BIS] thenee lollowlng said boundary of-aid
lot west to the right of way of the B.C pouth-
era Railway; thence following said right of way
In a norlh Utterly direction to the place of com"���
January IMh. 1907.
No. 3 ��� Commencing at a southeast Rorner of
timber license Ko. "sil, about fifty chnin- south
of the right ol way nl the B C. Southern Ball-
waytthanoaeast 180 chatna:thenoe nonh forty
ohalna; thence west its- cbaina; thence south
forty ehulns to plane of eommeucement.
January 15th. 191)7,
r-'o. 4 ���Commencing at a posi punted at the
Intersection of the hou I hem boundary ofthe
right ol way of the IJ. ('. Southern Hull wny, and
tlie eastern boundary of Lot  -ilST; thence nouth
to the northern bonndary otllcenee application
KoS; thence tast 160ohalns; them e n< nh to the
southern boundary of timber license ho 7196;
theuce following tlie southern boundary of said
license westerly about sixty chain*, more or les*
lo an eastern boundarv of said Uoenie; thenca
south fortv eliains; thenee west eighty chalna;
then north to the rkht of wav of tio* II C
Southern Railway, theme following laid right
of way in a southwesterly direction to tlie place
of beftiuulug.
January 15th, 1001
No 5.���' ommencliiH at a post planted at the
southwest corner of Piinbf r license fiWi: theme
wast sixty chains more or le-js to a point doe
south of the southeast oornar oi license application No. 3; theuce north sixtv chains in r
less tn the sontb bouudary of ll'ilisf application
No 4; Ihenee east to the southeast corner
of said license application of No 4; tin u.e
north lo the nortlieast corner of said license
application No 4; theuce eatt to lhe southeast corner of timber llcei.se 7186; tbenee
uorth forty chains more or less to a point due
west nf the uorth-west corner of timber license
O&i.; thence east to the northwest corner of said
timber license No.tK>3o; theme south lfiu chains
to the point of commencement
January IMh, 1807.
Mo. 6���Commencing at a poal planted ai the
southeast oornar of timber licenae 8685; ihence
weat to ihe south we*i comer of licenae appltea>
Uon Mp ft; tbeQcenortfa tO southern boundary
of license npplicnlion Ko.Bj thenoe west to the
iiorthcaHt comer of license application No. 1;
thence south to the northern boundary of
timber llceuse VAH", Ihcnce easl to thc northeast
eorner of tlmher license Hiiin; Lhence south
thirty chains; thencecast to the weal boundary
of timber license BMS; thenee north to the place
of beginning.
January lftth, 1W7.
No. 7.- Commencing at'atKMl  planted at the
northeaat comer of timber licenae BftH; Lbence
south forty .bains imm* or leaa to No- north
boundary of timber license Villi; tbenoe cast Ihi
Chains; (bO&Ce north forty chains moreor less to
u point due-east of the southeast  corner ol  Ilm
ber licenae SMS; thence west 160 chaini to lha
place of beginning.
January IMh. 1807.
No. Bt���Oommenelng at a post planted at the
northeaat corner of timber license No. 8W6;
iloner south eighty chains; thonoe east eighty
chains; thence north eighty chalna; thence west
eighty chain* to place of commencement.
January lftth, 1007.
No II,   Commencing at a  posl   plauied  al the
���ontheaatcorner oi umber license BM7; thence
north eightv chains; thonoe eaal eighty chains;
Ihence nortii 120obaina more or leM l<> lhe north
east i orner oi license application Ko 7; (bunco
west to southeast oorner ol timber license No.
B548; thence Uorth to the southern boundarv of
license  application   BO.   ftl    thenee  east ta
tin* west boundary of limber license Mo.
8M2| theliee south to the south went i orner of timber license 8M2; tbence west
to tii   northwest comer of timber licenae No
KM'-;; thenoe south to the northeast comer of
timber 1100088 No. 864*1 iheime wesl eighty
(���hams;  theuce south lo a poitlt   due easl of Do*
aoutbeaat corner of ilmbor license Bft47j Ihenco
west to place of commencement
January lftth, 1801
No io.  Commenclngat a post planted at iho
���ontheaat aorner of Umber licence BBtoj lbence
souih eighty chains; ihenc,- west to lhe oaal
boundary ol Lot 813) tlu-nce north to tbe south
era boundary of tlmbor license No.701fi; ihence
east Io the soiillirast corner of timber license
701S; thence north lo the south boundary nl Mm
ber license BMtf; ihence east to place of com
January IMh, 1907.
I'. I,hmi, Lociiior,
Dill MrliortMM.. Agenl
Notiee Is hereby ghen that 60 days afler date I
Intend toapply to the Hon, (he ('blef Commissioner of Lands and  Works Victoria,  lit', for
permlaalon topurobaaotba following deaeribed
lauds In West Kooteuay district! Commencing
at a post planted ar the lonth weit corner Of'ol
7701, group 1. tuul runtili) 20chnlni to ihe south-
eaat corner of lot 77-02, group I, then lu an ensto-
ly direction 90 chains, ihen  north   20 chains,
then weat 10 ehalni io point of commencementi
containing 10 acres more or loss.
Located Fubruiry lllh, 11W7.
I'htup Wade, Locator.
BUty days after date 1 Intend to  apply  to the
chief Commlaaioner of Land*  and ��mm rar
permission i.i purchase lhe following dntcriue
land: HI uaiedouihe east side of Arrow UU
In the Wesi Kooteuay district, about 6 miwo
above Burton City, commencing si�� pom pi**"*"
ed at the northwest comer of i Bather s purehaae, thence easl 3B chains, the e north 4
ehalns thence weal 30 chains, tbenn Boutnac
chains to poim ol commencement and containing no acres more or less.
January IB, 1W7. ,.   ,.���
3 Wluhx Mi.i.ikr-
Blxty days afterdate! Intend to apply tp the
Hon.OhlefCommissioner of Land- and Works
to purebaae 187 acres of land, commencing ����� *
post marked H. B's N   B corner posl   planted al
the N. w.ronoT ol -.. w. Bteele*s claim mi the
wesi ndeof Arrow lak*.. iiImuii four miles abon
Morion city, theme west 10chaini thenoeaoutn
48Ji3 chalna, thence east 40 chains, tbence north
KV,6_ clonus io place oi beginning, containing in
acrea, more or leas.
Dated Mth da*, ol Nov., 1808, BTMH BOITOB.
J. K. ANNAHLK, Agenl
Notice la hereby given mat two months aftoi
dale we Intend to applj lo the chiel Cm?mlistener ol Undaand works foraleaaeol all that
land being the toreshon adjoining the Canadian
IVillc luilwav Shipyard on the west, part ol
Lot ftBA, group 1, anu being on tbo south shore
of  llo* west ann of  Koohuay  Uke,  in   the dl*-
rlct ot Kootena); Commencing at the southerly eorner of lot 7064, group I; tbence along the
south westerly boundary oflot 7084 and the extension thereof, In a norlh westerly direction,a
distance of 458 feoti thene,* hi rlghl angles hi
Mild boundarv   In a-Mill,   we-lerly  direction,  a
dlatance of 81ft feet, more or less, to lha norih
easterly boundary ol tha City i'ark. continued!
thence parallel to said westerly bounder] of lot
7064, In a south easterly direction, a disunoe of
BOO feet, mora or lesa, to tbe northerly bouncer?
nf lot MAj ihence followm-: the northerlj boundary of lot fi88 in a north easterly direction tothe
point of oommencement, tbe area being tM
acrea, more or leas
Dated this Tth dav ol January, A.D., 1907.
80dayi after dat.* I Intend in appiv to the Hon,
chid Commlaaioner of Urnis and works to purohaae 830 acrea of and located in Plre Valley being part of BcoUonj9 and 10 Township 89, and
described  as  follows:    Commencing  at a  posl
marked F. W. J.a jr. corner and planted ai the
northweal corner of Wm, Williams' put chase;
Ihence west 40 chains; thence norih -so chains;
thence east 40 ehalna; tbence south so chains to
place of beginning,
November28rd luofi.
K. W. Jordan,
J. K. Annahi.k, Agent.
B0days alter date I inieml lo apply to lhe Honorable ihe Chlel Commlaaioner ol Lands and
Works, to purchase 87U acres of land: Commeueiiig at a post marked U, W. B. N. B. oornei
post and planted on the we-t ahore ol Arrow-
lake adjoining Lot 878 on the aOUtb  Side of ��ahl
Lot,thence west80 ihains along the southern
boundary of I/.t 878; tbenee south  48 88 chains;
thenee easl So chains more or less to lake shore;
thence north along lake shore to place of beginning.
Dated ��tb day of Nov. 1908.
on, W.Stnt,
J. R. Annabj.i. Agent.
BlXty  davs  niter date I intend lo apply tn the
Hon. chiel Commissioner of UmU ai.d Works,
Victoria, to purchase 160 aorea ot land located In
Kire Valley, being part of -Sections three and
Knur, Township ��i and   described  as  follows:
Commeneing   at   a  post planted at   WUUam
Williams'NT W. corner, and marked *K. K. W'i
N. E. corner," and mooing 40 chains west,
thenee 'in cbHins south, theuce in cliaina east,
thence 40 chains south, thence 'JO chains east,
th<*ncc 80 chains noith to piaiv of beginning.
November 28rd, 1906. Rosa K .Williams,
J. K. Ansabi.b. Ageut,
Notice Is beieby given that fiO davs alter date I
intend toapply tO lhe Honorable the Culet Commissioner of bauds and Works tor permission to
purchase ihe following described lauds: Com-
tut m nig at a post piaeed hi chains west of the
southeast eorner of Lot 8648, marked "K. A Bell's
northwest corner," theuce south *t ehalni,
thencecast 'JO < hains, thenoe north _�� chalus,
thence wesi Mchalns to polntof commencement,
containing 4'i acres, more or less.
located Mils'd li dayof Nov . JWjfi,    R. A.BKLL.
Hlxly days after data 1 Intend to applv to the
Hoi., chuf Com mlssloner id binds and W'orks,
Victoria,  to  pun base 4h0 acres of land, in Fire
Valley, Weat Kootonay: Commencing nt a poel
plauied ���*����� chains went of the ri. W corner of J,
Kobinsnti's pre emption, and marked W. W's N.
k. corner, and running west 60 chains, thenoe
south s*i ehalus. ihem-e east fiO chains, theuce
north K0 ehalus to placu of beginning
Nov, 18th, 1908. William Williams,
       J. K. An:.-ahlk, Agent,
Sixty  days  afler dite I intend to apply to the
Hon. the Chief Commlaaioner ol Umls aud Works
to purchase 160 acres of land:  Commencing at a
post planted on tbe west side of Hlx mile creea,
OU WHOO road, abom iwo and one half miles
from   Kooteuay   lake,   and   marked   '*Nei!   Mc-
Eechnle'i B,Weat corner post," thenca east w
Chaini,   thenee nnrth  40 chains, thence west 40
chains, thence south 40 chains, to place of eommeucement
Located this loth day of November, 1W6.
  Mm KoKicnra
Hlxty days after date I purpose making application to the Honorable the Chief Commtsaiuner
of Lands Htid Works b,r permission to purthase
the following deaorlbed land: Commencing at
a po-t placed it IbeS. W corner of l��t ��yoo and
marked "K (!. K.V N. \\. comer, thence follow-
Ing the houthern boundarv Lot fi900, TA chains
moreorless east to the ureal boundary of Lot
6801,thenca following name south Bo chains to
tha nortii boundary Ot Lot 8908] thence about 70
chains   wesl  along  aald  houndary  to  lhe Uke
shore; thence north 80 chains more or u-ss following lhe lake shore lo point of commence-
ment, containing 817 acres more or less.
Dated December 17th, 1907.
, K fi   PaDQOHK.
Notice in hereby given that ilxty days arter
dale I iniend lo apply to tbe Ef on. the Chlel
Commissioner of Lands nnd Works for permlaslon to purchase no; following deaorlbed laud
situated In the Weat Kootenav district: Commeneing at a post planted at ihe "N.B corner
of   l   Portem'i   pre-emption," and   running
theme east   4') chains; thence south 10 chains;
tbence weat40 chalna; thence north 40 chnins,
to piaee oi commencement,! talnlng LOO acrea,
nmre or leaa.
December x>, 1908,
Qabbv I'k'f.ri*, Locator,
M    It    MctU'AKKIE. Agent.
Notice Is hereby given Hint sixty days aller
,|"1'* I Wtend to apply to the Honorable the
Cli lei  Commisaloner of   Lnnds and   Works   for
permission to purchase the follow mg described
lands situated   In   lhe  West  Kootenay district*
Commenolng ai a post marked "ii u pouth
ffwtcorner," and north of a h. Lucbtb, pnr
iihaaecMm, on Hand  Creeai theuee north 40
chain*; thence  easl  30 chain-; theOCO  south 40
chains; theme-o ohalna weat, lo polntof oommencement, containing Ju acres, more or less
December m, 1906,
M   K. Mi-.Tahiuk. Agent.
Blxty days after date I Intend to appiv to the
Chief Commlaaioner ol Lands nmi Works to nar��
ohuo 640 acres of land located m Lower Arrow
Lane, west Kootenay: Commencing at a twjt
planted at the -.vw. corner of Arrow daki
Indian Reserve' ; tbence soutb 88 chains] theneo
wast ro chains; thence north w> chalna; thenoe
��� ast BOcbalns, in place of beginning
Located 98th dayof December, 190B
C   HkWKI.L.
Hlxty  days  alter date I .litend tn apply to the
Hon the Chief Commissioner of Landi and worka
Commenciug al a
���'"ll comer  t-
���nst -orner of Qm,
aboul (wo miles
'"��� weal to ehains,
id p.,
(:��� aeres of land
riea "N.t B's sonth
t b- ing ut the north
uson-s pre-emption claim,
theasl of Hurton City, thei
Ith20 chains, weal 40 chalt
!  88 ehalns, south  _Jl eh.il
ment, oontainlng th
Locate.] Bth davof Nov li
Blxty days  after d.le | Irilciu) loapply to the
Hou. Chief Commlnloner oi Unds IU Works,
Victoria,   0 pnrohMe 10 acres of land, situated
on the wesl l|de Of Arrow   Lake, about :i',, mill's
below Hurton, and described an followa:' Com
5S!52?AT*i*SJRbiJ J'1""""1 ,u  ">��� northeut
thence west _i chains, thtnoe aouth 80 chains
Ns.s. mis, ia*. ��� K.-|���Ui
'. K  A.'.n,isi.k, AKOnt.
N.sllsSi' I. tl- r.-l,;.  civ, is ll.ssl ,., ,!,,,����� ���|���,r ,|������. ,
Iss in, ItOI im,lyl��� ll���.   |, .,���������.-,!,. ,/���. clll(.f (������,���.
olMlonMo u,,i. tnd   Vorlii lm pumlulon lo
,      hi,   ''������"'""'**'!"��� -1. ��� rl!,.-.I  l���,���l, ���|������i,e
.mills Ikon, ..I ll,,. ��,..t Arm s,I Ks.ols-iniy Inks',
mnth o.S.0��.Co,fih " ,*""' '���''"":', "'""" "0��M1��"
"sti, ,>'���;;' ''���""'���'���,"' 1-"' ����, marked
mens'imeni'."��� Wttt '"' 0h,U��!*SS��oPST
Dtted thu tth di, ol Nor., lm.    8. Ihoiui.
BUSCH...    Budweiser
DISTILLERS, 12 and 20 years old.
R. P. RITHET & CO., LlfflTI
Molu AkciiIm In ItrltlMh
Ci iHiitiltiM .
The HaU Mining and Smelt
Company, Limited.
Purchases Lead, Copper and Dry Orej
Full Stocks
B. C. Salmon
Atlantic Haddies
Manitoba Whitefish
BEEF, PORK and MUTTON of Finest Quality.
P. Burns & Co., Ltd,
Ordem hy mull tu nuy I ranch will hare
out prompt nn<l cftreful Attentlou.
�����f^* ������ ���        ���       ���������I"*���       '���    ���'       I
He ^d Of lice: Nelson, 11
luteu'l 10 apiuf io the Bonorable the ChW Com-
nii.HMoner of Uml* nn-i Worka, Vut-Tiii, lie,
tor tiermlHHloi) to purehaM- the following deocrfb*
ed Uml, fillUHtt-d tu the Wot EooMnai Olntricl,
on the went nlde of i ulmmei (or Bli Mtla) (traek,
ou   iiii et  nlile  of  wgon   rOM,  Hlxnil 'J'-j mllei
fm a wait Ann of Kooteunj* take: Coounanelng
at ��� pttft innrkcd Mm Hattie Dnok'l r K 0Or-
nar. rnnntnff 80 chains wett; thence ."*��� ehalni,
���Onthi thence 40 chaluH eu>t; thence M eliains
north, to the mint of commencement, containing ��o acrea of land, more or lens.
Dated the 17th November li**
Mm   Hattie Dn 1,
John K   TlTlAR, Alient
Hixtv davs alter date I Inteml toapplj '<> the
Hon   Chief ('ommlf��lon.-r ol 1-himI** ami Works,
Victoria, lo purchase U0 *.< res of Inml ahout two
miles i). low Barton City, Weat Kootenai**, oom*
Dentins  at  a  post  marked  "J   A   Irvinn- net
comer pobL" said posi balnf *'U the eaiterly end
of au [aland west Ol UOt8847,aod elaliiuiiK all the
land Contained   in  snld Mand, balni hIs-oiii one
mile 111 all  easterly  mid   wcslerly ilitcellori and
ahout 30 < hains from north to south.
November llth, 1808. J. ���*. Irving,
J E. aknahlk. Aitent,
Hlxljr rlayt afler'late I  intend tp applr to tht
Bon. Chlel Commissioner nt Lnnds ami Works,
Victoria, to purchase Ll) acres ol laml looatM
OU the WOat aide Ol Arrow lake ami |��*1iik 'iirectly
north of I-ut 7878: t'ouuuenciiiR at a po��t planted
at the N K. corner of I/ot "V.', aiol nmrked "H. H
fl. E jorn-pr," and ruunlim mirth J) chalnn,
thence mat 'iu chains, thence north 31 chains,
thence west 'JJ ihains, theme south 4o chains,
theuce aaat tt chains, to place ol twinning,
Nov. Mth, l'J06.
iiK*Tiu BunutTi
J. K. ANNAUI.E. Audit.
Notice is hereby Riven that Wdajs attar data, I
Inland to applj to lhe Hon. chief Doumiaalonor
of Lands taa work*, [or pennlanon to porobaaa
tha following deacrlbed land In Weat Itootaoaj
district: ConimeneliiK at a post marked Mn V
A Wilson's lorner post, planlcd at trie northeast
coruerof  Section II, lownsiu- 7,  runnltitt honlh
40 ohalna, thenc* mat H) ohalna, ihence north 40
chains, Um-iicc Baal *0 ehulns to p]ue ,,( (,,��,.
meneement, coiitaluliiR 100 acres, more or less
Hated Nov. '��, 1906. MR*. V. A. Wiiaon
j. wnjiori, Agant,
Notice is lu-rvny Riven that 80 dari alter ilale I
intend loapplj to the Bonorable the Chief Con*
misslouer ol Lnnds ami   Works for iH-rmUMoti
to purohaae 880 aerea of land.altuateoo thei.itiiu
Moyle river about I mile from IiiteHmtlonitl
Boundary and t'joui 1 mile from hp .lane lm. r
natlotiiil   Ky.:   Cominein Iiik  at  a  po-l  innrked
I>   Qfmnti B. B, comer  poat( thonoe ��'**t  10
chains; th.-nce north  *tu chnins; tbenoe enst  W)
Ol .ilns; Ihence norlh 30 chains;  thence .-mi  IUI
Chlliu; thence soutli Wj chnins to  plug ol mm-
ill- ti'cnient, coiita'ulnR'iHl) acres ot   Intnl.
Located Ocl.  ��th 1'JOC.
DaJrm <iH��NT.
Blxty days  aller ilale 1 inlcnd lo npplv to Iht
Honorable the Chief Commlaaioner oi Landi nud
Works, Vletorlu, Io pnreloise I8U acraB Ol land
loented in   l*"lre Valley and deacrlbed ns follow*-
Ormmenclng al a pom marked 0. 11. Mold n w'
corner, and planted  nt  the  Roathweit corner of
lot imii, and running so.mi, bd ohalm, tbenra
east ai ohalna, theneo north ���*> eliains, thenca
west J) ehitlus to plaee of beii mn Iur
Nov. Uth. WOO. TJm, It. McMm.I.an,
J. K. Aw-um.R, Agent.
Hlxly   da��  alter  (late 1   llilemt to nppty lo lhe
Honorable the ( hief Commlulonei nl Undi and
Works ui porobaaa M0 aorea of land, located in
rtra Valley, on watt aide of Arrow inke   Cora*
menolni al a poll planted 4UehalliM   ue 1 nf Hie
louthwwt corner of J. Hohiusoii's preemption
nnd marked J W's H. K corner, nnd ruiinliiR
north ni 1 halus. thenc,.- west mi chalm ihence
souih Wl cluilns, theuce BM1 m chains lo plaiw o|
Nov. mill, 1000, 3xtt win.UK*
J. K. amhaiu.k. Agent,
Hiily days afler dale I intend to annlv lo Lha
Chief  Commluloner   of  Unds  and   korks  for
permlMion toporohue the following dt-ioribed
lands In Kooieiuiy Dlsirlct, nhoul throo iiunrlers
ol mile from Thruui's HldliiR : Comtnoni mil- ut ���
posl placed at Ihe H.W. corner <*l L 8808 iTroun
I,   West    Kootenay    Dlitrlel;    thenee   nVu", V
following   the  north    boundarv oi 1, L808 -ai>
chnins; theuee north 10 chnin-; tbenoe cum in
chains, moreor l"*ss, tothe N W corner of
I/Wfc'l; thenee south followlni; lhe we8tboand-4n
of IA��y:i   in chnins. more or h-ss, 1., p|��� ,_,.,,!_{
ineiici'inenl, contiilnltiR lo ueres  more or Imm
Dated this Gth day ofWccmber  1808,
n. H. Pitti,IxjcAtor,
������lily days after date 1 Iniend to m;|
Honorable the Chief Cuminlsslnarr 0 "
Wtirks lor i��L-rmlsslon lo pun-hut ll
ilesc-lU-d lauds in Kootetuy 4iili-, ,
nifh. 1; t- nt a post marked J li AddiU.m
ea*l (oriii-r Jh-sI, Mid l---t Usiti <:. tit ���
side of the Lower Arrow lake, a). '..:*tt_
below Hurton city; theme -w-oUI-i.
thence weal JO chains; thenre ionlil*K
thence west Jf) chains; theuee unrtltH
snd 'JU links, more or less to, Ik Ufi
theuce -'N-ieriT ah iuk |nkt>4-i< i,��:i.t mi I
to (he plaee of tx-RllJOlUK. "'���'���- '-���-! ta
more >.r less.
Haled this Mh dayof November,!!*
J ft. IMI
per K L Brant, *%
Notice .��  hereby given  that UXirlU
date I Intend tn make ippHrstlen biMf
able ('hiel 1 ommlssloner of Uiidmili"
Victoria B.t ., forparmlfeioD to pardML
lowing deacrlMd land, situate in r��im
Weil   Koolenay distriet.   I'l.iiirottH-iaiR-l
planted ai the aouth weal roraei ol hieT
Inion'i pre-emption, marked K. 1 K'tSli
post, thenoe m < hains west, tbrnrt *a)*8j
north, theuce te t-halnseast mJusbuib"
norlhweat corner, thence south WrhiiiiiJ
of ���'oiumehcemrnl, coniainuig 16"irm,a
Uatwl ihis .3rd day of Nov., 1*4
Go days ntirr dale I intend lOlpM jtfl
Chief Commissioner o( Unds |M ^^M
torm. to iion<ham> 240 acres of sn1 1
Fire \\\Uj niidl.elHRa portion sl ��
and I'i In Towii-hipfiVaii'l deicrlW 1
Commeocing atapost piauu*dittbt
Oorner  of   the southeast oiinrnri'i*
Township  W and   marked  I.Q.IM
thanee north tt ebalna | thenee wi* *���
thence south vt chains; thence ru( No
plnee of bcRluulup
J wlrt 5"
J. E. AXSiii-'>ta\_
plnee of hcRlnulllR
November sSrtl Ii��06.
Notice !��� hereby given lhat rt)-livi l��a-_
Intend to npplv i�� ilie Bonorabli (ie ___\
tolaaionar of Unda and Works a___*__\\\
aorei of land described as follows h-db*
ai h ;m.-i plnnl.-d on the north bank mttm
Moyle river, about a�� yard** ma o-s-*l
mnrked -K. Mel^an'a B �� '������"���"���
thenee east ��u chains,  thence nnrili *�����
ib.-uee west 80ohalna, thenoe iwta ar
place ol com meiii'ement, and i*niitsiiiic(
Ron **
mon-...  ��� ���
Looatedioth day Ootn 1008
Slit; days after date 1 inlcnd to in,piv to thu
HonV'hlel commissioner oi Lendi and Worflr
Vietoria, to purchase IGi) ���,-res ol land 1. enV, 11 ,.'
the west side of Arrow \*,\jq, aboul ilv. ., V, , "
low Hurton City, nnd described ns f.dhm-s- Coin"
menolni at a iK)st marked ��� P g R'nou'thiiaat
corner, ,Tnnd being X) chnins enst of the nortl u'��t
coruerof Ut '2119; thenei; northttehalni' tl -or-
west 40 ehalns; thence souih W chains'11 ' '
east -rn c-bnlns to the place of beglnnino  ' e
.-sixtv dnvs nfier date I intend la ���rp'l'l
Hum. ruble iheihief Conunlulooertu \*aw
Works, Victoria,  to purchase ^���������m"'
located and deM-ribcd ns followi: t��
itapoet planted tit ihu somiiwcfiw���
Kobinson*, pre-emption In Fire Vallejja
live miles from Edward Undmit- ���* ���
Arrow lake, ana marked F 01 ll i*'0���J1
runtiiiiR west 00 eliains, ihe'iivsimiD-M
thence eaal x> chnins, thonce ��.nnn *.
tbenoe en��t 40 chains, then, i* norl
plaee of beRimiing
Nov   IHth, 1008. ttk
J    K, ASNs��Lt.-��P"*|
Not is herehv ���riven lhal ��Majii����4
lut.-hd i��� npplv t.i the Hon ( hi-l' ffli'^J
Landiand Works, Victoria,loi i-ri:'"'.."J
chaae the following deaorlbed u��-i. ""
the Weal Kootenai dlsirlct, on U'
Duhamel (or six iff(a) era I ""
about   three miles from   Kootena! .������ ,.1
mencing al a |.ostmtirhed ' JameiJ >m*!2
posi," runntiiR DO chains aait. ^"nrf
north,  th. uee  80 chains  Veil, tatta
souih, to ihe potnt of oommoneanni
tuts M acres of land, mnre or less
DHl.d l.ih NovemlH-r, IH*       ,    _,,.
November Uth, lis;,
i'-'i    1'KlR
Hlxly dnys after dale 1 niteini i����tPjJ
Uonorahle ihe Chief Comnimlon���� '-fja
Woikn for permission to purrbaialH '
denerlbed  liilids in Koolenay disir rl. ' JJ
1 Iur hi a post, murked "A   ������ "' ",;,,.�����
(���orner post," said   post   Im mn 011 ui ���   'J
erly shoreof Ilie  Lower  Arrow���Inki***'1 wl
due ensi,  on   the   norlhcnsl totttta'm
'iroupi; ihence north (0 chains; ��" T^,
south 40 chains, more or  l����tolH,K|
thenoe following sni<i ihore 1" ���*,;,.-riiil
dlreotfpn W chnins more oTmww^m
beginning, sonta-lnlng i��" "'"'"���  '^
Dated lliis fith dny of Noveiiilnr. I**, p
perK L.mHSfT.ACrtM
Nol Ice Is herehv rI ven that ���|v,,(''V'.'m! &
llntend to npply lothe Hon < h��-i '�� ^4
er ol Liiiidn and Works lor the r f , L_
obaae the following deaerlbod '"%	
ineiieliiR at ti post maiked "M��� ^tf ^jM
N W corner post" nhiMcd l,r "H'���',,,���. rtllf
theX   nnd rf, blook, No  B63. """'.SrHfll
ehnins; t'eiie,-foil ll LIM) f.cl. in< , ,,,J
the C.I'll. line,  thence  wesl  I*" J
Armw l.nki-;  ihenc   north w
the shoreof the Arrow Uke to tlie p
inetieeineul , ,g__       |
Dated this nth day of February. -y^jKVI
J.M.Ci^roN.'AjeDi- I
li fret 0L
.wiinl*'* Notice to Fuel Consumers
All orders now standing on W. P. Tierney s
or (iur books for any amount or description of
coal must 1>e settled for, otherwise delivery will
not he made.
Dated February 18, 1907.
Yale-Kootenay Ice, Fruit, Fuel and Poultry
Company, Limited.
I We Carry a
Sted d Fine Eiderdown Quilts
From $6.00 to $35.00.
Baa Our Vurlttty of ,tOO IMcturew I'runted lit tho
Lutwet Mt> l��f*.
[Standard Ft**nitrite Company
Haaon A i.i- b I'Uiioh.
Oiiermooi MattrauM
��� , - ��� .1 , -Minfiir*. Mattresses.
Complete House Furnishers
Undertakers,    Emhalmers
ate* Bottle Sale
2 Quart Water Bottle $1.00
3 Quart Water Bottle |1.25
2 Quart Water Bottle and Syringe $1.25
3 Quart Water Bottle and Syringe 11.50
Canada Drug: ��& Book Co.
- by Kiven that 3�� dan nfter dale 1
pi)   tn the   lln   tin* ' til--*! ' " nun. i-
m<Ii nml Worki,   Uclorla, for  per-
; ilid carry a* ay iimticr from tlie
��� rlbed un !��� m Watt Kootenty:
���ii--uiu m a pott planted ahOUl eighty
��� it Hit* tnouth of turcica creek, where
* mt.i Burin*, creek, nnd in tli��* nortii
II ireki creek, an t marked W. A Laurie's
ul i iirocr Doit, thtboe went i-lich y chains,
.Mb eighty t imiii>. them - .����* ��� igbt)
���OUth eighty clultii to point ol
v. '���iiii'tii.
I -Jan 18th. l'XJ7    U  A. Lit'Rii, Locator.
worm in Iiik ut i��i>ont plauted enit of and
'���'���.'���  a  i4iiiru-> location post So. 1, aud
'��� ��� \ Laurie'i lOQthiireet ooroerpoat oi
ihence eaat eighty cuatUi thi-nco
ubalUl, lbence west ���*:kIi1> chains.
���mi Ub eighty chnlni to point oi eoinmeii-
I -Ian   Hth. 1907.   Q. A. Lairik, Locator.
I0| at a pMI planted about eighty
*���* utb <>f honka etatk where it Howh mho
k   Ud  marked (J    A. Laurie'**-* Knlllh
������ poit, on location vo 8, thenoe nut
* im :n*. ihenoe north cuhi y chain*-, them*
ibtj cbalni, thence south eighty nutlna
i "i ram menoement,
i Jen, .-.iiu. im"..   ti. A. L*i rii. Locator.
ommenoing at a pom planted sotuh of
Jololl a Q \ Lanri.*'-- |iH*allotl So. 8, and
1 '��� A, anrie'n nortbweit corner post,
cattso ciminx, tbence Miutb 80 chain*.
���mi wi ehalna, Unnoa nonh 10 chaiua
' "f commencement.
1 Jan. 25th, lwj",   ii. a. Lavmi, locator.
-mmeQclnj Kt a poit planted ciKhty
can and (-.riv chain* south oi looatlon
< nud marked w u. i-age'i southwest
I" -i "i li" niton So. 6, thenee vast eighty
tbenn   norlh i Itjlity chains, Ihence well
: uni, ibenee aoath t*_hXf cbains to
'��� < uinmenoentent
Um Mth, iwl,    Vi ll. I'aoe, Locator
"-"i.H'tii'iiiK at a post planted south of
, 'luiug location hu, 8, and marked W   M.
northweal corner poatoi location No fi,
"������' eighty cIihIiih, ihclice i-outb tlabty
ibenee weal eighty rbalna, thence north
.ns i > point ol eommenoement.
1 ���'���ui. -iiili, iw7.    w. h. I'jii.k, Looator.
���mmenolng at a poit planted eighty
�������t nmi iwenty ohalna aonth olloealtou
" (.andmarked U,A.l*urle'aeoutbweei
i'-tot looatlon No, l, thanee eaat eighty
lbence notiii eluhly chalnn, thenca wesl
' 1'iiltis.   Ihcnce   si,mh   client)   chains to
* ' I MCII..,.||n)t|t.
-". .-iih, M"07     ti   A. l.AX'itlK. Locator.
"nineni Iiik    al   h   pout    phuileil   cltthty
' "������> md eigbty ohe*n* K'nitii of Ioch.Iou
1  ..uud  marked U   A   Lhiim* '- -"itl.ui -i
l��>-t   ol   location     No.   H,   thenee   east
1 isiitns, tln"iceiioi lb club ly cbalni, iht-uce
*��ti ohalna, thenoe south eighty chains
M mil ueuiuunt.
��� 'in Mth, 1909,   tit A. Laiumk, Locator.
" it at a post  planted  eigbty
��� "-il and eighty chaliiH south ol lOMtlou
id   mar It Hi <1    A.   l.ami,  -   Miuthwest
location No, i>, theme eusl IUI chnins,
Titi m obalnil tbenoe woat 180 ohalna)
ith40c|niiuH to point oil uni'11cement
BdJan Mth,1901,  u A. Ui-hir. Locator.
'''niiiiieuciiin  nl ii |himI  pUlitcd almtil six
'"   Uartics creek   Iroin   lhe  inoiilb  (if
cbalm, thence muth eighty ohalna, th**nce west
eight*  chalnii,  thence Uorth eighty  clialm  to
polut of commencement
Pated Jan Bth, 1WI7.   G   A. La ran, I^ocalor.
IL���Commencing at a poit planted north of
and adjoining locution No. 13, and being marked
i.. A, lAiirlc's loutbwcst eoriier poll of location
No 14, lbence oast eighty ebalns, ihence north
eighty cbalni. thence weit elghtv chaini, thence
south eighty ihains to pointed commencement.
Pated Jan. 28th, ltfu".   li. A. Lai all, Locator.
IS -Commencing al a i��>it planted eighty
rhaim uorth ol location Nu. 11 and marked w.
H. 1'see's southwest corner poet Ot looatlon No
l.'i, thenee <a->l eighty chaini, theneo north
eiithtv - iinlli-, thenoe Weet elthty -halus, thence
south eighty chalm to point ol commencement.
Hated Jan. M_, 19 ���:      Vi, I!   Piuk, Locator.
lfi-rommeneing at a post planted eighty
i-i. Ins east of location No tt, ml marked O. A.
Laurle'v south wet corner p'it of li��ation No.
16, tbence cast  eighty   chains,   thence  norlh
elghtv chains, Ihenee west elehty OhalOl thence
south' eighty ehalna to point ol commencement.
I-oca ted Jau. 0,1007.     0. A. Lu mv, Locator.
17.���Commeneing it a poat planted With ol
and adjoining location No. (ft, and marked '��� A,
Laurie a nonbwo*t comer post of lorn too * 0,
17, lbence east  eighty   ch��inn,   thonce   aouth
eighty ohalna, tbenoe weel eighty ohalna, thenee
uorth eighty chaini 10 polut of commencement.
Dated Jan. 89th, i'-1-* ���    fl. A. LaUKia, Locator.
ek where it Hows inio imm
dbeaiterly direction, ihd marked!
iioutbweit corner post of location No
" oaal eight) ehalna, ihence north eight]
thuuoo im -.i eighty chains, thenoe south
halm io point of coiiiinenccint-iu.
I Jan. 38th, l��n.   d. A. LAi'ltlR.I-ocator.
'"umeiielng   at  a   mnl   planted   eighty
i Mt 0 loeatiou No in, and marked <T. A
- loutb weal oorner poit of location No ii,
eaai eighty chnlna, them-e north eighty
Heme west eighty chillis, tbeuce muth
��y ouaioi io poim of com me ..cement.
ledJan.BBth, l��ii7.  0. A. Uuiti, Locator.
V,''"1"n��'��clnKHt u jmisI planted MnthOl and
I'miir loorloo   Ko   11, and niarked  W. 11.
Ln ","1lllw,1Kt l''��ri.er poal of location No. U,
sl t'lghiy chains, ihcnce mulh eighty
���v Khali.8;WMt,e����nty chnins, tbence liorlh
|>   nnins to point 01 cominonceinent.
',l J��n. 88lh, 1807.     W. H. |-aub, Lj ator.
I '.'I'.,n,,;"!'11,,r, nt n po��t planted iighty
. .si nnd.igh yehalns aouth of loeatiou
n!)_?nMltk!?  ()* *��� yWnri  nortbweit
pun ol toeatlOQ No. 18, tlience cast eighty
Hi -Commencing  it   a  post  planted   eighty
ohalna aonth ol location No. in, and marked O,
A. Laurie's northwest comer post of location No.
IU, thence easl eluhly chains thence south
elghtv chains, thence wesl eighty chains, Ihelica
nortii 8 ghty chains to poini of ( unenooment,
Dated Jan. 98th, 1W7-   0. A Lil'kiR, Looator.
80,   t'oiimieiicing   at   h   post   planlcd   abonl
eighty cba:us cast ol the mouth of Klght Mile
creek where n emptlti lato tnonoakin oreek,
and on the soulb hank of liiom>*klu creek, and
narked Q. A Laurie'i northeaal comer post of
location No JNl, Iheliec south  IUI chain', ihcme
west 80 ebalna, thenee north 180 ehalni, ibenee
8Ul K> chnins lo |Hilnt ol commencement.
Dated tth 9ndi WW.    O. A. Lairie, Uicator.
m, Commeneing  ��t   �� poal planted  forty
chains wesl aui eight] chains suut'i ol location
No. x ind marked w, H.Page*i northeaat corner i��isi oi location Ko.fl, thenoe vteei eighty
rlmluH, tbence soutb eighty .-hnlns, ihence eaal
eighty obaina, thence nonh eighty ohaini to
polo tot omiiieiiccuiciil.
Dated I'd. 2ii.l, IB0T.
w. ii, i'aur, Locator.
U   oommenolni nt n noil plented east of end
adjoining   locution   No.90,  nud   marked Q. A,
Laurie'i northweal enrner poatoi looatlon No,
t: llienee south 180 chains, thence en t 40 chains,
thenoe norih iBOebelni. thenoe wesi tu chains to
point of oommeneement
Dnted Nh. 3nd, 1W7.   '*. A. Lavhir, Locator.
JI. (���omiiiencing ni b postplatilcd fortyclulni
easl 0' location No.'?.' nnd nmrked Vi. If. I age's
north weit comer post ol locniion No. 38, tbenoe
soulb 108 chains, 1 lu-n. e cn.-t forty chains, lbence
north  100 chnin**.  Ihence  wesl (orly ehulns to
poim of oommenoement.
Dated Keb. and. i%".     W H, I'aur, tacalor.
M    loii.mcueiiigat upostplHiiicd toriy Hiiu us
east nnd eighty cbullls  - Ii Dl location  No J.I,
...i    .1....1 ..    i    l-iiii.-'ti  iiiitii.mM  curlier
marked ..    A, L-unc's nortl
posl   of lo'iillon   No   _l.   t
.   ith eighty
 Hutolgbty chnins. M 0 north
ilgbty ohalna, ihcnce nroitelght) chnins io point
Daied Feb. tth 1W7.    (La. Lairik, Locator.
-jft-Uommenolug at �� post idaiiteu ,��J|hty
ehaiiia east of location No. M, apd narked <���   A.
Laurie'i northwest oorner poatoi location No.
���J-,   tboiipe   soulb   eighty   chnins,   thSDOe cast
i-fehiy, thenco north elgh')* chains, ihcnce wesl
eighty chalm lo point ol oommenoement.
Dated Feb. 4th, WOT.    fl. A  Lairik, Locator.
2fl.-Commencing ai a poll planted about four
and one-hall mllei down InottOMln eretii n  >
the mouth of Klght Mile '"reck wbeM II IlOWB f -
to Inouoaklu creek, and on the ensi '������'!
Iiionoaklii creek, and marked I. A. WUT I
northweal corner post. Ihclice ��� nill ctgliti
chains, lbence eul ftghly cha IM.Ihttat n6th
eighty rluiltli. theneo wesl eighty chaini tO point
ol commencement.
Dated Feb. 4th, 1807.    0. A. UOTttti Locator.
The Daily Canadian
Interesting   Queations   Asked  and   Answered in the House.
(Prom Our Own Correspondent.)
Ottawa, Fob. 25.���Col. Samm Hughes
hau proposed a resolution declaring that
a full partnership union of the Empire
was desirable. The motion was brought
In for the purpose of obtaining an expression of opinion from members who
cared to discuss it, and was not pressed
to a vote. Cesidis the mover who elo-
puently supportd his motion, Mr, Smith
of Wentworth, and Mr. Lake of Qu-Ap-
pelle, sj.-oke strongly In favor of the
proposition. Mr. Horden also supportotd
the principle, though he held that (he
closer union would be reached by gradual development rather Ihan by ony
Immediate process. Sir Wilfrid Laurler
declared that there was no occasion for
action or change, as there was no grievance to be remedied. He contended
further that no close organization was
pesslble without free trade within the
Empire, which view was opposed both
by Mr. Borden and Col. Hughes. It Is
in fact opposed to previous utterances
of Sir Wilfrid himself. The only opposition speaker besides tlie premier
was Mr. Dssvlin, member for Nicolet,
lately Home Rule member for Oalway
in the Imperial parliament. He of
course vigorously opposed Imperialism
in any form.
The minister of public workB is still
a man of mystery. A newspaper reporter
has visited him in his health resort, and
found Mr. Hyman actively enjoying himseir, riding, walking, swimming, attending horst; races and other entertainments. This has been going on while
the premier has been Informing the
house that Mr. Ilyman was not allowed
even to read a telegram, lt comes out
rurther that the formal resignation of
the London seat received last week by
the speaker purported to be witnessed
by two men who live in London and
have not left Canada since Mr. Hyman
went away. Still further it aopears that
wlille Sir Wilfrid has been unable to get
any word from Mr. Hyman, the machine
In l.cnodon has had sufficient Information to prepare for election.
Mr. Lavergne, the Liberal member
who has been read out of the party,
gives notice of a question. He wants lo
know what method the government will
pursue to carry out the promise of Sen-
ate reform, and whether the measure
will be Introduced this session.
The postmaster general's bill (o prevent strikts by Investigation has passed
Its second reading. The minister him-
se'.f has showed that the measure ls Inadequate by giving statistics to the effect that only one-fifth of the strikes of
recent years had taken place In the
classes cf Industries affected by the
The    following   appointments   have
been made:
Mr. Druneau, M. P., lo be judge.
A   defeated  Liberal   member of  the
British Columbia legislature to be fair
woge officer.
John A. Chesley, former Conservative M. P.. who turned Liberal when he
failed to obtain the party nomination,
to be commercial agent In South Africa.
Contractor to Undertake
Logging Contract, Delivering
2,000,000 Feet per Month.
Also First-class Mill Superintendent
Sec. Mountain Lumber Manufacturers' Association
Waterproof Paints
Coal Tar, Pitch,
Creosote, Oils for
Preserving Timber,
Roofing Pitch and
Boat Builders will And it to their iwj-
vantuKO to use our Pitch.
Nelson Coke & Gas Co.
25 Feet Frontage
on Baker Street
His 50th Birthday.
Sir Robert Bond, who has been pre-
pler and colonial secretary of Newfoundland since 1900, was born February 25, 1848. He ls the descendant
of an old Devonshire family, his
father, the late John Bond, a native of
Torquay, having conducted an extensive
mercantile business lu St. John's for
more than half a century. Sir Robert
was educated for the bar, but entered
politics anl -distinguished himself in
a very short time. He was speaker of
the house of assembly ln 1884 and executive councillor, with the portfolio of
colonial secretary, 1889-97. He has been
on all Important committees for the
consideration of the French shore and
the Newfoundland fisheries questions,
besides having negotiated the famous
Bond-Blaine convention with the United
States. He waa knighted ln 1901 on the
occasslon of the visit of the Duke and
Duchess of Cornwall and York to New-
5 Roomed Building
H. E, froadsdaile & Si
Next Door to Bank ot Commerce.
Coal! Ice! Wood!
Phone 265
Yale-Kootenay Ice, Frait,
Fuel & Poultry Co., Ltd.
N. E. cor. Baker  end  Ward  Sta.
Notice Is hereby given that t*t tt meetlnf ol the
Board of Ittoente CominluiotierK, to be held Alter
the fxplr-Hion of:�� dayi, I Intend toappiy for a
tratiMer of my hotel HnceiiM for the Grove boieU
at F*irvU*w, loK. U Borden
"Companies Act, 1897."
Proyisce of British Columbia, $
Mo. ITS.
THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the "Nakusp Fruit
Lauds, Limited," is author ���.-d and lJcenaed to
ea>ry ot) buslnena wlthtn the province of British
Columbia, t, n,i to carry ��"t ur effect all or auy of
the objects of the comp-ny to which the legislative authority of the Leglilatureot uritlsh Columbia extenas.
The lie >'l office of tbe comi��ny ia situate at the
City of Winnipeg, Province of Manitoba.
Tne amount ol the capital _i the company ls five
hundred thousand uo lari, divided Into two
thousand five hundred shares of ten per cent
preference stock of the par value of one hundred
dollars each, and twenty-five hundred shares of
common stock of tbe par value of one hundred
dollars each-
The bead ofllce of the company ln this province
is -niiHit at the C ly of Nelson, and Robert Wet-
more HaunitigUju, barrister, who e address li
the same, is the attorney for the company.
��� riven under my hand and seal of office, Victoria, Province ol British Columbia, this 16th
day of February, one thousand nine hundred
and (.even.
[L.s.] 8. Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Mock t om pan it***.
Tbe objects for which the company has been
established aud licensed are:���
(a.) Buying, selling, leasing or disposing < f
coal mines, coal and wood lands, farming, grazing
aud fruit Iniiii*-. and timber limits, and to work
and develop the same;
(b.) To carry on tbe business of immigration
and colonisation agents, make advances to
assist settlers on lands purchased from the
company and to secure tbe repayment tif such
advances wltb interest on sucn terms and lu
suoh manner by way of mortgsge or agreement
as may be mutually agreed upon.
(c.) To tarry on the business of ranching,
breeding, selling aud dealing in cattle, hoises,
sheep and other livestock;
(il.) To purchase, sell and deal in lumber,
wood, coal, minerals, grain, provisions, Clothing
and general supplies;
(e.) To carry on trade as general merchants
and forwarders;
(f.) To issue ln payment of any property
acquired by the compauv, shares of tbe capital
stock of the company as fully paid up and nou-
auaMtabla or otberwt.e:
(g.) To carry on the buMneas of manufacturers
and dealers in power generators and motors of
every description, to construct and operate all
classes of vehicles, agricultural implements,
machinery, boats, steamers, barges and ferrys
in which ihe|-aiii motor-- arj used; to construct
and operate boat lines and to carry on the business of carriers, cartage and parcel deliveries,
to own uud operate omnibus lines and vehicles
and boats for hire; to sell, louse and supply
electricity; t*�� own and operate electric plants,
and general ly lo carry on any of the business
incideutal to the aforesaid purposes and objects
of thecompanv;
(h.) To purchase, take on lease, exchange or
otherwise   acquire OI   dispose of   any   real or
pamnal propertTi and any rifhti or privilege*
which the compauv may eonolder necessary
for the purposes oi their operations;
and to sell ami .1 i-p,��- ������ of any lands or otber real
Mtate -*11'1 personal property at any time owned
or controlled by the company or any part'hereof,
or any control therein, or claim thereon, and generally io do all such thlogs asare incidental to
or conducive tothe carrying out of the objects
of the company;
(I) To become shareholders lu any existing or
pro|*o*cd company, aim to promote and assist in
promoting anv company carrylug ou a business
pertaining to the otueotitorwnlu this oompany
Is IncoriKirated, ami which may prove useful to
this company, aud to acquire, take over aud operate the busluess of any such company or companies, un<l to enter into an agreement for shar
mg ot profits union of Interests, raclprocal concessions or otherwise, wllh any person T company no' take or otherwise acquire or hold
ahiirehaiid securlltes ol such compauy or coin-
pan ius;
(J) To acquire and hold lamls by gift or purchase or as mortgagees or otherwise us fully and
freely as private individuals, and to sell, lease,
mortgage or otherwise alienate the same, aud to
exercise all thc powers sel oul in the several
Tfc Strathcona
NelssTon, B.O.
B. Tomkins, Manager,
The Leading Hotel in the
Qood   Sample    Roonu.
Queen's Hotel
BiKer IttlMt, Melwn. B. O.
Lighted by Electiioity ud
Heated by Hot Air
Notice ls hereby given that GO days alter dale I
Intend lo apply to the Honorable the Chief Commissioner oi Lands aud Works for a license to
prospect for coal and petroleum over the following land: Hituated two miles north of the international boundary line and west of the Flat head
river. -Deglnnlng at n post marked W. U-i -alUls'
N. W, corner post theuce 80chains south, ihence
mi chains east, thenee 80 chains north, thence 80
chains west to point of commencement.
I ated Nov. 14.1906. W. LkUam.aiii.
Large and Comfortable Bedrooms and First*
class Bitting Room,   sample Rooms lor t.omiuur-
',-iai jf��n
MRB. X. CV.I ARKK. Proprietress
Notice Is hereby given that &) days after date I
intend to apply to tbe ou. Chief t'ommlssloner
of Lauds una Works for a Icense to prospect for
coal and petroleum over the following land:
situated six miles north of tho international
boundarv line nud oast of the Flalhcnd riser.
Heginniug -ata post marked K. H Hurds N. W
corner po-t, thonce 80 chains south, thence 80
chaini oaat, tbence 80 chains norlh, thenco 80
Lake View Hotel
Corner Ball and Vernon,
two blocks from wharf.
Rates ILOO^per day and up.
Grand Central Hotel
Tnis hotel has been completely renovated and
newly furnished with all modern equipment*
Hot water heating throughout.
RATES : Rooms, 90c.   upwards ; meals   25c. ;
special rates by the week.
J. A. ERICKSON, Proprietor.
Telephone, 250.   Opposite Court House
and Postoffice. Nelson. It. C.
Tfemont House
Knropean and American Plan
Meals 25 cti.   Rooms from 25 cti. to fl.
Only White Balp Employed.
Baker BL, Nelson Proprietor!
Battlett   House
Best Mar-a-Day House in Nelson.
The liar ls the Finest.
White Help Only Employed.
Royal Hotel
Ratal (1 and $1.50 a Day.
Special Bute* to Regular Bsairden-,.
Most tsomlortable Quarter, sis Neliou
Only the best of Liquors and i tRars.
_       POOL
slissliss -nest to tsisiin ol commeusjement
Dated Kor. It, I'M.
K. H. HUW.
Pacific Coast
Leave Nelson 7:110 a. m.
Arrive Vancouver 11:50 noon.
Arrive Victoria G:4ti p. m.
S* S. Princess Victoria
S. S. Princess May
Berths $1.00.   Can be occupied at Nel
sou Union Depot nt 0 p. m.
Building Lots for Sale
For rotes, folders and tlcketB apply to
local agent or to
A.Q.I\A..Vancouver. D.P.A., Nelson
W.   a.   OILLETT
Contractor and
1.1 ul Mor.
Bole agent Ior the Porto Kiro Lumber Co., Lid,,
retail yards. Bough unit dre^sud lumber, turned
work and brackets, Coattt lath and shingles, *a��h
and doors. Cement, brick and Umo lor tale.
Automatic grinder.
Yard and factory: VornonSt., eait of Hall
P. O. Boi m. Telephone 178
H.  <&  M.   BIRD.
Has every class of Real Estate and Buildings in Nelsou
for sale, from Business Blocks and Warehouses
to Market Gardens.
Choice Fruit
I Have J0,000 Acres
of the
Choicest Frait Lands in
Of ttlsil COnffllMA*
Can sell any quantity from 5 acres to 2,000 in one block.
Buy now and get the ground floor prices.
J. E. ANNABLE,    ���    Nelson, B. C.
NOTICE ia hereby given that an application
will be mnde to the Legislative Aisembly of the
Province of British Columbia at IU next session
for an act authorizing iht Patrick Lumber Company, Limited, to place,construct, ��nd maintain.
a dam or dams, booms, piers, slides, and other
works ln and across the Kootenay river ator
near Thrums Station (about oppoilte Sub-let IV.
of Lot 4598, Group 1, Kootenay district): and ln
and across the Little Blocan river; and in and
across the Slocan river at a point or points he-
low the month of the Little Slocan river; for the
purpoae of driving, rafting, sorting, holding, and
manufacturing saw-logs and timber; to occupy
the surface of the said rivers where necessary for
the purposes aforesaid; to clear, improve, and
remove obstructions from the said rivers for log-
driving, rafting, and booming purposes; to levy
and collect tolls and dues on logs timber and
lumber of persons using or profiting by such
works, clearing or Improvement-?; to enter upon
and expropriate lands; and do all other things
net"��sary, incidental or conducive to the exercise of any of the above powers.
Dated the 10th day of December, 1908.
Solicitor for the Applicant
Io the m'tter of an application for the Issue of
a duplicate of the Certificate of Title for an
undivided 14 of Lots 2, and 3, Block 12, Town of
Notice Is bereby given th 1 lit is my Intention
to issue at the expiration of one month from
the first publication hereof a duplicate of tbe
Certificate of Title to the above lands iu the
name of Florence M. Hodglns which Certificate
Is dated the 28th day of December, 1899, and
numbered -266IK.
h. p. macleod,
District Begistrar.
ti&nd Registry Offlce, Nelson, B C
���Miuary ������Bth.iOT. ^^
Notice *s hereby given that on Monday, February 25th, 1307, lhal the Court of Revision for
the Municipality of the City of Blocan will be
held in the City Hall on above date, at 2 p m ,
for the purpose of revlsiug the Assessment Roll
of tht* ciiy of tOocan. Those making complaint!
Hgulnst their assessment are required to have
ili.'ir protests tn the hands of the City Clerk ten
days previous to the first sitting of tne Court of
Dated at Slocan, Jauuary 24th. 1907.
Certificate of Improvemenu
"Empress," "Climax." "Horseshoe," "Queen,'
"Uiiloo Jack," situated in Neliou Miniiu
Lt><'aU-'l i>n Porcupine creek.
Take Notice tbat I, Frank Fletcher, ugent for
IheAc'lve liold Mining Compauv, Free Miner's
Certificate No. liKiAW intend, 00 days from daU.
hereof, to apply to tbe Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of
obiAtuing a Crown Grant of the above claims.
And further take uoUcc tbat action, under
Section HT, must !������' commenced before Ibe Issuance of such Certltieato of Improvements.
 ~   .. wfo
Tenders Wanted for tbe Purchase of a
Mineral Claim.
Tenders addre-sed to the undersigned, at hla
offlce In tne court bouse. In the City of Nelson,
will be received np tlii the hour of 5 o'clock ln
the afternoon of Morday, March Utb, 1907, for
the purchase of the "Garfield" Mineral claim.
Lot 49S9. '--roup 1, Kootenay District, which wm
declared to be forfeited to tb* Crows at tha
tax sale held In tbe City of Nelson on tho tth day
of November, IM6, for delinquent taxes up till
June 80th, 1906. and costs.
The upset price upon tha aald mineral claim,
which includes the amount of delinquent taxes
and costs at the time of forfeiture, with Interest,
taxes whl*h have since accrued, costs cfadvar-
tlsing, and fee for crown grant (93R.no ) is m* 70.
which Is the least amount that will be considered
aa a tender.
Each t*nder must be accompanied by an accepted cheque for the full amount of the tender,
pa vablf to the order of the Depnty Commissioner
of Lands and Works, at Victoria, B C . at par.
Dated at Nelaon, B C, thi<; Hth day ol February , 1KTL
Government Agent, Nelson, B. C,
Tenders Wanted for the Purchase of a
Mineral Gafan*
Tenders addressed to the undersigned, at hie
offlce in the Court House, ln tbe City of Nelson,
witl be received np till the hour of five o'clock
in the afternoon 0/ Monday. March Uth, 1107, foi
the purchue of the "No. 2" mineral elalm, Lot
8140, Group 1, Kootenay District, which wu declared to be forfeited to the Crown at tbe tax aale
held in the City of Nelson on the 6th day of November, 1906, for delinquent taxei up tlu June
30th, 1906, and costs.
The upset price upon the said mineral claim,
wblch includes the amount of delinquent taxes
and costs at the time of forfeiture, with interest
laves which have since accrued, cost* of advertising, and fee for Crown Grant (925 00.) is 91*4.40,
which is tbe least amount that will be considered
as a tender,
Eacn tender must be accompanied by an accepted cheque for thc full smount of tbe tender,
payable to the order ol the Deputy Commiasioner
<>f Land and Works, at Victoria, B  C , at par.
Dated at Nelson, B C, this Uth day of February, 1907.
Governor nt Agent, Nelson, B. C.
Certificate of Improvements*
"May," * B.C.," "Strathroy," "J01
Dated Nelson, l.ith Dec..
Certificate of Improvements
"Ann" mineral claim, situated ln the Blocan
City   Mining   Division   of   West   Kootenay
Where lo ated: Ou Sprloger Creek near the
Arlington Sawmill
Take Notice tbat I, Frank C, Green, actlux as
nyetit for the Arlington Mines, Limited' Free
Miner's Certificate No. H4fl0fl, Intend, slity davs
from date hereof, toapply tot' v Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvemenu, lor the pur-
poxeof obtaining a Grown Grant of the above
And further take notice that action, under
section 37, must be common ed before the
iBMnincc of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated Hiis mm nay of December, 190C.
F. C. Grun, Neleon. B. C.
PRUNING AND GRAFTING carefully attended to. Apply
 Wlver King Hotel.
F.C GREEN      F. P. BURDEN      A. H. GREEK
Civil Engineers, Dominion and British
Columbia Land Surveyors
r.O.BoxU5   theme U\l\
May," * B.C.," "Strathroy," "Jot," "Jot Fractional." and "John D.Mablev" Mineral Claims.
situated In the Slocan Citv Mining Division ol
tbe West Kootonay District.
Where located:���North of Twelve Mile Oreek
about oue and a half miles up.
Take notie i that I, II. ft. Jorand of Blocat. h.o.
Free Miner's certificate No. B7MQ0, as ear nt for
Horace G Van Tuyl, Free Miner s certificate Nh.
BI621, intend, alxty days from the dato bcraof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate
of Improvements, for the purnoae of ootainlng a
Crown Grant of the said mineral elalma.
And further take  notice that action under
flection in, must t>e commenced before the Issuance of auch Certificates of Improvements.
Datod thla Ird Day of January. 1101.
C*rtlfltisate�� of Improvementi
Rio T��Bta, Orinoco, Queen Victoria Fractional
and Ornoco Fractional Mineral Claims, situate
in the Nelson Mining DlvUlon of Woat Kootonay
Located on Queen Victoria Mountain, near
Beasley Biding.
Take Notloe that 1. Frank C Oreen, acting aa
agent for Michael Igan, Free Miner's Certificate
No. BMA.iutend, slity days from the date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates
of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
Crown Grants of the above elalma.
And further take notice tbat action, under
aectlon 87, must be commenced before tha
Issuance of such Certificates of Improramaam.
Dated thu 31th day of January, IWT.
F. c. oim, Niukm. B c.
Certificate of Improvements
"Portia," "Amos." "Cut Slda No. *" and "Bet-
tlna Fractional" mineral claims, situated la
tbe Slocan City Mining Division of Wett Kootenay District
Where located: At head ot Springer Creek, near
tha Arlington mine.
Take Notloe teat I, Frank C. Green, acting aa
agent for tha Arlington mines, Limited,
Miner's Certificate No. B4M6, Intend, sixty aava
from the data hereof, to apply to tha Mining la
corder for a Certificate of improvement*, for the
purpose ot obtaining a Crown Grant of tha above
And< urther taka notice that action, under
���eettonir, muit he commenced before tha Im
anaa ot suoh Certificate of Improvementi.
Datod thll mh day ��>' December, IlS,
F. c. Garni*. Nelenn, l.C.
s!   f.'
��� J*:.
The Daily Canadian
t^ \ ��\_**\_f C_ Alarm Clocks, each  $1.50 and $2.50
*OAVVli*sd     ���  ��� Mission  Clocks, each    $6.00
  Oak Clocks, each   $12.00
Sec Our Fine Display of Bedroom Clocks, each   $4.00
Clockr.���All Nm. All thc Best Chime Clocks, each   ...$20.00 to $35.00
the Market Offers.
Now is list- lime when 3 ssss Deed ft Itonii UMBRELLA,     Our stock is new and sip-to-
data and every Umbrella is Quataateed.
STOP!    j
Of tbs-   difference  ths-rc is       }
between isi   end Sxra   in      J
Canned   Goods ���
We rum- only *
FIRSTS       ���
One trial of onr ���
Tartan   Brand!
will convince yon   that wc
carry a full stock
Table Fruit
i Pie    Fruit
��� Maple Syrup
[Same Price as Inferior���
f Qoods f
_ *
Old Curiosity Shop
If yon want lo buy or sell anything,
go to the Old Curiosity Shop. A new
line of Japanese Goods now on sale.
All kinds of Dinnerware lu stock. Patterns.
\During Lent]
Some People Eat Fish.
Some Do. Some Don't.
For those who don't
can sell them some of
IStoift's Bacon and\
And JOY Will Meet You
At the Door.
)Joy's Cash Grocery
Cor. Josephine and Mill BU.     I'hono 19
We  Hnve  a   Spew; lully
Sulctlcil ��%toi:k  ��>f
for XniHN  Ii fiUu.
Stoneware, Crocks. Bean Pots, Ta Pots, Etc.
Munroe & Nelson
General Job Work, Chimney Sweeping, Carpet Cleaning, Fixing and Cleaning Stoves, tte.
121 Eatt Baker St. Phone No. A114
For Hot Tomato
Tea and Coffee.
Beef Tea.
Cor. Vernon ,.nU Ward Strewt**-.,
rSBUSON.   B. C.
FRED J. HUME. Proprietor.
R J. McPhee, Slocan; W. H. Brandon,
Silverton; N. McCalluui, Grand Forks;
J. E. McNanRhton, Butte; J B. Coffery,
B. E Partersou, Winnipeg; J. E. Stepis-
ens, C. V. Jones, H. Wright, Vancouver;
C. E. Hutchinson, C. C. Swodou, Calgary; B. G. Wells. Anaconda; J. Walsh,
Fort Steele; J.JRvau, Cranbrook; A. A.
Ward, Marysville; H. F. W. Behnsseu,
R.C.Gage, Hillyard; E. C. Schultz,
Mars'us; 0. H Q-anta, R. V. Gibbons, J.
E. Kuight, Vancouver; C. F. Armat-aad,
W. C. Bowles, W. Bain, T. L. Peters, F.
W. Peters and wife, Winnipeg; J S.
Clute, New Westminister; A. J. Tell,
Kokimee, R. S. P. Smyth, Procter.
V. J. Hnndley, Ymir; S. Wilkinson,
Ashlansl; J. C. Herdman, Calgary.
W. A. Bensou, T. Harris, Fernie.
J. A. Edwards,  Rs-velstoke; G. Fisher,
Portland,   J.   Gordon,  Nakusp;   C.   E.
Djneaii nnd wife, Creston ; T. J   Rock,
Eureka; J. McDonald. Grand Forks.
W. Burke, A. Fraser. N. Booth, Butte;
H. S. Honing. Chicago; Mrs. J. E. Finn,
Koch Siding;T   Mc-Arthnr, Salmo;  W.
Beaver, Moyie; T. P. Harris, Winnipeg.
G. A Davis, Cranbrook ; T. E. Hunter,
W. Beandu, N.  O. Booth,   Butte; J.
Chambers,    Seattle;    W.   Rushtou,   R.
liuhhtou, Creston.
C. Curtis, Kansas Citv.
We have _u6t unloaded a car of
Purity Fllotir
Made from high grade Manitoba Hard Wheat. Without a
doubt It ls the best flour on
the market. Money refunded
if not satisfactory.
Telephone 161.
Notice of Sale
Under and by virtue of the powers
of sale contained in a certain mort-
gaga, which will, be produced at the
time of the sale, there will be offered
for sale by public auction on Friday
lhe 1st day of March, 1907, at the hour
of |;80 o'clock in the afternoon, at the
office of the undersigned, by C. A. Waterman & Co., Auctioneers, the equity
of redemption in the followinK property, namely: \^Mr 2',\ and 24, Work 44A,
Nelson City, and the frame residence
thereon situate.
TERMS; Ten por cent, of the purchase money to be paid down at the
lime of sale, balance to be paid in 20
For information as to prior Incumbrance, and for further particulars and
conditions apply to
llaker St., Nelson, B. C.
Solicitors for the Mortgagee.
Dated at Nelson, B. C��� this.7th day
of February. 1907
WOMAN HE(*0*vp COOK, M0.00   WnltruHfi %XiX*it
At o&ce.    Vi. Pnrk-r.
TWO FIKHT-CLAS9 ROOMS, Meara beatefl.   Ar*
plv lioiUKkcentT. 3rd (Ut. K. W. C. block J
A BOY'H H KIQH, ij.'��t rorner Cedar ami Front
��tru��(n, hn,nM. hy ��( k Friday evening The
l*e ���non wlio picked jt up will please telephone
Boru, this morning to the wife of T L.
Marquis, Fairview, a daughter.
Today  was chamber duy at the court
house but no applications were mado.
The Nelson Choral Society will meet
tonight for reheaisal at the usual hour
and place.
J. Dancy, contractor, is adding a veranda to the old McNab residence, corner
Falls and Vernon Streets.
The Canada Lumberman, of Feb, Kith,
estimates the log cut of British Columbia
for Inst year at hot) million feet.
F. W. Peters O. P. P. freight depart*
meut manager for the West, arrived in
the city last night and is at the Strathcona.
The adjourned meeting of St. Patrick's
society will be held in the city hall tomorrow night at 9 o'clock A full attendance
is requested.
J. E. Annable received a wire from
Winnipeg this morning of^the acceptance
by a land syndicate formed there of a
tract of fruit laud near Burton City.
The purchase price is $20,000.
The death occurred last night of Hugh
Orr Riugrose, aged four months and four
days, son of Mr. and Mrs. Riugrose. The
funeral will take place at 2 p.m toniorrow
from their residence, Fairview.
Chief Jarvis says that never in the
history of Nelson have the months of
Jauunry and February been bo quiet in
police circles. There have been very few
arrests and none for anything more serious than drunkenness.
Invitations are out for the smoker in
the armoury Wednesday evening under
the auspices of the officers, non-commissioned officers and men of No. 2 company,
R. M R , to commemorate the auniver-
sa y of the battle of Paardeberg.
The regular fortnightly meeting of the
city council will be held in the coudcU
chamber tonight fat 8 o'clock. The fin.
auoe committee is in session this afternoon and will probably present the estimates lor the year tonight. Another
matter to come up is the request of the
board of Bchool trustees for the submission of a loan bylaw to the property
Consumers of city light current may
have wondered why the lights flickered
and went out briefly for refreshments
about fi.HO. Tne reason as explained by
Engineer McCmllock was that a breakdown had taken place in the line of the
W. K. P. & L. Co. and by an agreement
with the city such emergencies the city
plaut was shut down for a few moments
to allow for connection being made with
the city current. The occurance was in
no way owning to defect in the machinery.
The Store of Quality
If you like nice, clean, crisp
Biscuits we recommend you to
try the
20th Century Package
Vanilla Wafera    	
Milk  Toast  	
Saratoga Flakes  (Salted)   ...
e to
Put up In packages and
ever fresh.    It costs litL
give   them  a   trial,   aud
prove themselves worlh lt.
K. W. C. Block     Phone 10
A, McDonald & Co,
Dealers in staple and fancy Gro-3-arisss
Butter, Eggs.
Gamp and Miners' Supplies.
22 ur Wili
All Kinds or Heating Plants In Stock.
Victoria St., Nr. Opera House.     Tel. 181,
C* A* Benedict
Corner Silica and Josephine Sts.
        PHONE 7-    	
A. M. Can. Soc. C. K.
Mining Work a Specialty.
Office: Healey Building.   P. O. Box
Baker St., NELSON, B. C.
SONG  BOOK  of its kind is the "Scot-
His- ansl Kt-lHll Dm
Fresh and Salted Meats
Camps BUppUed OU shortest notice and
lowest price. Nothing t��"t t'n-sh and
wholesome meats and supples kept in Mitck
Mail orders receive careful tittention.
E. C. TRAVES.   Manager.
tish Students' Song Book." it contains
a very \ur_\e collection of the very best
and most popular college songs, including all the old favorites.
Price $2.25
W. G. Thomson
���f^SSSS*"" Nflson, b. c.
Phunu 34.
Ti,mblyn's   Venture.
The Spokane Review of yesterday
A marriage license was obtained at
"Cupid" Heywood's window at the num.
,ty auditor's office yesterday by Francis
Arthur Tambiyn, aged 54. to Mrs. Laura
C. Stowe, aged 47. Chief of Police he-
roy Waller was a witness to the fact
that the couple was of lei^al age. It
could not he learned yesterday whether
they  had  been  married.
The Great Northern Railway Company,
ns well as its competitors the N.P.R., and
O.K. and N., hns had its sen-ice badly
intempted by floods, washouts and slides.
A variety company wns delnyed several
duys in reachinir Spokane last week.
Consequently one of the-end men's jokes
was: "Yun'd better take this train.
You don't know when there will be another on the Grejit-Now-and-Then."
The Full Measure
Style and Value!
You have a perfect right to insist
upon a perfect fit and perfect gyle
when you are paying from $15 to
$-.'�� for a suit.
20th Century Brand
will fulfill yssm* highest expiTtatlons
and your nuibi exacting tis nistiisls.
They are the nearest approach to
perfection lhat we find in lhe lailor-
lng world. We can prove these
facts to yssu if you will but give ub
the opportunity.
Prices for This Month :
$18.00 Style and value for $13.00
$20.00 Style and value for $15.00
Boys' Suits at $2,   $3,   $4   and   $5
Important Sale of Mens'
and Boys' Shoes
Mens' regular $4.00 Box Calf
Shoes for  $3.00
Boys' regular $2.50 Box Calf
Shoes for.  $2.00
Clearance Sale of Mens' Under-
wear jt $1, $1.50 and $2 per Suit.
Men's Cashmere and Wool Socks
at 25c a pair or 5 pairs for $1.00.
Red Cross Dftig Store
for your Prescriptions, Family Recipes,
Hair Tonics, and all kinds of
Note the Address:
llaker St., near .Josephine, Nelson, It. C.
The Marshall Sanitary Mattress $24.00
The Ostermoor Sanitary Mattress  15.00
The Elastic Felt Sanitary Mattress  13.00
The Ostermoor, fitted two sides,  8.00
The Jumbo, a good two side Mattress  6.00
The Common Wool Top Mattress  4.00
Cheap Mattresses   3,00
V. J. "Robertson & Co.
2S9 do/.. Linen -Collars To Ue Mold at
$1.50 per doz.
Fifty Cent Hand Ba
They are beauties at the price.
Telephone  .1.1.1.
&Co., Esui
WlioiuMiui- I'rovlalona,
Dominion (jovs-rniiii'M I'rs-ntssiry One-Pound Bncba rwcivwi w%UTI
from the s-hurn.   For side by all lending Krncurs.       "r
Offloe and wambonis: Houston Mock,   PbooafS,
Josephine Street.
Nelson, B.C
Bohemian Beei
The Nelson Brewing Co., Lti
We unjust in  Btioeipt uf a Carload of
These are 11j��� - tiie-Ft grade of on' Hwkti in tht*
nmrk"l and cur prices an* right. If yon uxe in
Uftil li-t ut* hear fnnn jon.
J. H. Ashdown Harchra
Company, Limited.
R.  W.   HINTON'
K��pf*lrlrig and .l.sl.l.ii.u exwusutetl with [)es.nauh.   ShMrtMB
Work. Mining ..nd Mill Mn_l,,,._,-. .      Mf.nufa.cturars.tsi I
Ors. Curat.   I,.   I..   Cotstriictiira'  C*.rsa.
f*UMln��9MM  1.11.-11,
Working men,
Men in dr��i��M itttlrw.
Sporting mtn,
HmiJnomw trtun.
Men that'fl full of fire
UNITE and  sinn that   the  iiiijinrtatwl
John T. Pierre an- ihe jiniptt wM
My hint fall shipment has jnpt amTriJ
them anil place .vour order early f��rXn>*<
JOHN T. PIERRE, Artistic Tailofl
Subject  to  Confirmation!
We Will Buy
\V*�� Will Se"
10,000 Hiiiiibler-r.irlbisn    27-T4
S.000 Sullivan    07
10,000 n. c. Amtlnnntoj Coal..Otter
I'm Sullivan   Hnmis  	
Is.DUO AmrTicnn  Ussy  	
1.000 InliTiiallisnal Coal  .���
B. B. Mighton 6z
Drawer 1082
NEL80N, B. C.
SfS Lumber, Shingles,
Lath, Mouldings, Doors, Window*
Turned Work und Bracket*. Mail Ordorii prnniully nil"'
Our Hock of Skates it complete ano ����rl"i
Including the  popular
Wood-VaHance Hardware Ci
,-vhotaMU* NELSON *""\


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