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Array ASK
FOR
HALCYON Ll11!
HIA WATER8
yhe   monarch   of
table
waters..
The
me all  the  time..
It's
bottled  at
the
jrings.
OI.UMK   2.      NO.   254
IEBEC ALARMED
Much Prohibition in
French Province
SINhSS MEN MOVING
I Ask Legislature to Stop Further
I Interference���Canada From
Ocean to Ocean.
hntreal, March IS,���Tba liquor In-
Lts ot the province of Quebec are
In arms against u move to change
|, license  law  so as  to pro-
a reduction  in  the number of
'litis   move   ls  the   result   of
...    campaign   tbat   has   lately
carried   ou   by   the   Dominion   Al-
.. and other bodies, and u petition
. uuu     signatures   has   been
Lntod to tlie legislature asking for
|au��>   is the law.
.   ol  the  representatives of
I In[crests   was  held   here   to-
I lidi 1 tlie situation, and, after
,1   waa   decided   to   send   a
1  Quebec  to  Interview   the
itimciit   and  ask   lhat  the   preseui
maintained.      A   series of reso
wen    also    passed   denouncing
I 1    ,       1 . hango, aud declaring that
:   ihe complaints  that huve
in:i.Ie does not arise from the sale
|lquor 1*.   1 hose   licensed   under  the
but   lrom   the   fact   that   there   ls
J ;���   province a large sale of
by unauthorised   and   unlicensed
���OBV.
mural, March  25.���No action   with
1 (Tort to get the Canadian
ufai-nm r-<'   Association  to  try   and
tin- growing  temperance and  pro-
Ition sentiment throughout the couu
|wai   taken   ,t  the  monthly  meeting
n held here.    The meet-
I tta.s a large one, representatives ol
sssoclat! -ii I.��-lng preseut from many
��� "I 1 Hi.iiin and Quebec, und n niim-
o( matters relating to tho Interests
|Catiadian   iiiantifuctming   eouipnnles
dealt with.
repot was drawn up setting forth
a-   -mil   time   of trade  depression
m   when so many Canadian
ill   kinds     were    running
t  with hundreds of workmen
rer tin- country out of employment,
���   regretted that the Canadian
���anient was not  trying to direct to
tillan channel! the supplying of the
���rials   necessary   for   the   construe
1 nf tie   Detroit  river tunnel, on the
"ll-'ti   -nl'- of the line at any  rate.
���as further decided to prepare a me-
tn in,- government  pointing out
- -hundred   nature  of  the   present
���alignments, and to press for a cancel
pn nf tin.in,   so   that   in   future   the
Itiaili.in  ci nunt   factories  nnd   rolling
|ll�� might   be  able   to  secure   a  fair
of the  work.
' association  also  decided   to   ask
cancellatlonof the Rem In the new
I1! regarding the duty on brass.
ssWbourg,  M���rch  25.���A. T.  Atkins,  n
known  farmer of Ilnrford.  Pearcy
JMhlp,    was    gored   to  death   hy   a
P-John, M. II., March 25.���Manager
Jawing of the Mlrnmlchl Pulp nnd
���ni. """'-""V. nnnounces thut the
I" Here win be closed down until the
Pce ��' iml p advances.
���Toronto. March 25.���Kmll Cnnone, a
r1:- Kalian, was committed for trial
two charges of wounding his
I ""���and stepmother as a result of n
T'r"'l over drinking beer.
Ij-onilnn.  March   25.���      six  year  old
F or a farmer named  York, residing
"NterBbiirg, overturned  a kettle  of
nB water on himself and was scald-
mini the wnlst   down.
pp 'or his recovery.
There Is  no
Jh,',,,',',',';l1   March  25.���Earnings of the
l     ' Trunk railway for Ihe week end
���)�� .,     ' nil w��J    1111    Ull"   wvca   < ii"
lik ., 21- show n decrease of *SS,-
i; ,��ie t���ta| being ��r,94.762 for Ihls
'[0   "s compared with $783,350 a year
��tai earning or the C. P. R, for the
k ending   March  21   are   $1.2-I7.(mn.
"'"il with $1,389,000  for the sutne
""'1 a yea,- ago.
Galgar
��" 1,
��HI
March 25.���On Monday next
rassenger service on the C.  P.  It
Vlr.v   nearly   complete.     Then
double
|"aMlsh"i  st'rvioe   wl"   ,)e   onco   "	
'I  he contlnuod past Cal
"|[ north and to the east.
he
r'via.,
The"0,1' ;l ",",' wnll�� S��et
[Cause,! '!"'""'' ln the service has been
"V   nn   increase   In   the   trnlllc
iad   which   Is   becoming   more
f"iK|atloii' ''V- <1"!'     Now   ,nal   ""'   '"'
P   Hie
'HI.!.
affic
all
will
of
settlers   has   set   in   the
'ontlnue to be  heavy   proli
1 n-' summer.
e "oio table la practically the same
as   when  the  services  north  und  east
were taken off.   The ,���.���- Ini|��� for tllll
"' "ll ,W|N  '"'��"  '<��� In the afternoon,
returning   lo Calgary  at   11 15
The iruiu lor II ,,st  will leave I'nl
ganr at 8.80 In the morning, which In
somewhal later than before but the
difference in tin- tin,,, win i���. madt
hy raster going.
'Hie afternoon  train  will  arrive fro
the   east   at   4   o'clock.
up
in
Montreal. March 25.���After a strong
charge in (heir favor by Justice La-
viih-n,.. Francesco Clavarrl, Giovanni
Manclnl and Maria Ardilu. three Itai-
lana who for almost a week have been
on trial at the Conn of Kings Bench
on the charge of murdering Ernesto
Gassier! last month, were yesterday' a<-
Quitted by (he Jury. The Italians were
Immediately set at liberty. In his dying disposition Cassieri declared Clavarrl had shot him and accused Manclnl und Maria Ardita or being accomplices. Judge l.nvolgne In his charge
Upheld the main con'cntlons or the defence that Caatierl hud committed suicide  In   a  moment  of Jealousy  ami  de
���pondency caused by the loss of 1 y
and ill-health.
For   National   Bison   Range.
New York, Mnrch It,���Announcement
was   made   lust   night   by   Ur.   Win.   T.
tlormiduy.   president   or   the   American
Bison    Society, of the completion    of
plans Tor the preservation of pure blooded American bison upon a projected
permanent national mson range.twelve
thousand eight hundred acres In extent, on the Flathead Indian reservation
in northwestern Montana, Dr. *Jerna-
day said he had been authorized by the
society of which he Is president, 10 give
the government a herd of twenty bison
which upon the permanent range are
expected to increase in number to one
thousand within (he lifetime of men
now living. President Roosevelt and
Karl Grey are honorary officers of the
American Bison Society, each member
of which will now be asked to do his
best to convince congress that the range
In Montana should he purchased at
once.
Briti.h Officer Dead.
Philadelphia, March 25��� Captain F.
C. Mayne, furmerly of tin- llritish Royal
Knglneers, and a nephew ol Admiral
Richard Mayne, died of heart disease
here yesterday. He was on his way
from Morgantown, N. C, where he was
interested in a mining property, to Kng-
laud. and was to have sailed from New-
York on Thursday. He was 4s years
old.    His wife Is In Morgantown.
MIoUNIIEKuTulJI) MORLEY
No  Envoy Coming to Canada on Hindu
Question���Drury  Lane Theatre
ia  Not  Destroyed.
London, March 25.���The poor acoustic properties of the house of commons
are responsible for tho universal mls-
svpprehenaion regarding the statement
made yesterday by John Morley, secretary of state for Indlu. In the matter of
the difficulty regarding Hindu lnnuigru-
gratiou Into BrttlBh Columbia. The secretary docs not contemplate sending an
envoy to Canada, as was mistakenly reported yesterday, but he ls busily engaged with MacKenzie King, tbe envoy
deputed to Great Uritaln by tlie Dominion government, In the hope of bringing
to an end If possible "this extremely
difficult, Intricate and possibly dangerous situation."
London, March 25���The Are which
early this morning was reported to
have practically destroyed Drury Lane
theatre, one ot the most famous playhouses of London, did not do so much
damage as was at first supposed.
Flames were discovered at 1 n. m.
bursting from the windows of the building. For a time the theatre was threatened with total destruction but the fire
men managed to get the blaze under
control und the caretakers succeeded
In lowering the fireproof curtain, laving
the auditorium. The stage scenery und
other properties, however, are u muss
of ruins. Hie great glass dome having
fallen lu. The origin of the flro Is not
known.
Loudon. March 25��� The Duke of
Devonshire will be hulled al < hats-
worth, his magoifloenl seat, a motion
submitted in the house of commons lust
night to extend to reporters accoinnio
dationi to enable th.- presence tit the
funeral of the representative* '" i'1'
foreign and colonial press WSJ withdrawn after a  brief discussion at the
request of the Right Hon. Lewis Ilnl
rnurt who, on behalf of the govern
ment expressed sympathy Willi lhe mo
Hon but explained that structural difficulties prevented the giving of accommodation oven to the huge number ol
llritish newspaper representatives who
were entitled  to  prior consideration.
Leopold's  Condition  Serious.
Ilrussolls,   March   25.���It   Is   reported
ih-ii  the Indisposition from which King
Uopold   has    n   suffering   for   some
ilnie 1111st has taken 11 serious turn. Ihls
.''I','"is borne out by the fact that .he
king keeiis lo his rooms and that his
physician visits him twice daily.
iMEg
^ef/,slative Asse^p.
if"*        MAR 28 1908
TRk>  DAILY (
ylAN
Will be delivered    every evening    at
your door for
SO   CENTS  A   lMOlNTM
NELSON. B. C. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25. J 908.
Fifty Cbnts a  month
CANADAJS BEST
Compared With Mexico
by F. L. Hammond
AFIELD FOR EFFORT
\	
Presiden   * Kootenay Orchard Association Gi     interesting Summary
of Visit and Observations.
F. L. I la nun,,ml returned last evening from a trip of two months in Mexico. In the course of a conversation
with a representative of The Daily
Canadian he said:
"Mexico is an Interesting country for
the tourist, uud affords many contrasts
tu Canada and the United .stales. The
cities, iu which ull the on tidings are ot
old Spuuisu architecture, are beautiful,
aud they contain plazas, or parks where
ol au evening the population promenades to the accompaniment of music
luruished by really good military bands.
The Mexican himself is most picturesque, attired as he is in a sombrero
three feet or more in diameter and
two feet high, a red blanket wrapped
about him lo keep off the chill which
lie experiences whenever the thermometer tails below TU degrees, and his
lower half terminating iu u very tight
pair of embroidered trousers uud a pair
of attenuated shoes or sandals.
"There are many foreigners ln Mexico, citizens of the United States predominating in number; there are also
a large number of English there and
also some French aud Germans. The
bank of Montreal does un ���extensive
business ln "The Republic," as all the
Mexicans call their country, aujd has an
Imposing marble hauk building adjoining the post ofllce and facing the main
plaza in tiie city of Mexico.
"Canadian capital owns ihe Mexico
Light and Power company, a large and
profitable corporation which furnishes
light and power to the City of Mexico
and suburbs. The country is rapidly-
developing under the excellent administration of President Diaz, but 1 do not
think it affords as good an opportunity
for either capital or labor as Western
Canada.
".Mexico Is an older country and the
resources have been exploited for a
long time. Mining bas beeu conducted
for hundreds of years. The forests of
rosewood and mahogany were cut down
and the wood exported 50 years ago by
the Germans. With but a fraction of
tlie area of Western Canada and with
a population live limes as great, the
bulk of the good land is alread cultivated. In parts of Western Canada the
cold is excessive, but in Mexico the continuous heat is very enervating. In
Llritish Columbia we have rather more
rain or snow than we want, but in
Mexico the dust Is omnipresent and In
the greater part of the country the rainfall is Insufficient.
"There is a great deal of foreign capital looking for Investment in Mexico,
and practically every natural resource
of the country Is In process of development. Heuces there ls little opportunity for capital to Invest to advantage.
On the other hand tile country affords
no opening for lobor since there Is a
stiplus of native peon workers who get
from IS to -5 cents per duy, and who.
being accustomed to the climate, are
able to enduru the heat.
"As Ihe possible location fo a home.
Western Canada, and especially British
Columbia, Is Infinitely superior. On account of the heat and dust and alien
customs nnd lunguuge the Canadian.
American or Emrlishman resident In
.Mexico almost never makes his permanent, home there but loaves as soon as
he has a competence and returns to his
native land.
"In general, what one sees In Mexico
and in tho states lying between Canada
and Mexico confirms and strengthens
ones belief in the future of Western
Canada and especially British Columbia. Here we have Immense natural
resources In the way of mines, {timber.
and land, as yet almost untouched. A
country where one can work without
becoming exhausted hy the heat, and
where on*1 can make a home in which
one would enjoy remaining. If the
capitalists "Snd Investors now Investing
their money ln California and Mexico,
with tlie prospect of but a small return.
could be made to realize the Immense
natural resources of British Columbia
we would have an InHux of capital here
which would enable the country to advance by leaps and bounds. And If the
Kimlli.li, and Americans from the Eastern States, who are moving Into California, TeXscs and Mexico knew the superior conditions here there ls no question but whut there would be a rapid
settlement of Biiiish Columbia. But
whether this development and settlement of British Columbia proceeds
slowly or rapidly oue realizes that the
world ls growing very small commercially und that it is but a question of
time when the advantages of Western
Canada for tbe capitalists as well as
for the man who wishes to make a
home will  become generally known."
British Premier Sinking.
London, March 25.���Premier Sir
Henry Campbell - Uannerman is
steadily growing worse. The public today was given a guarded noti-
��� ncatlon ot the real gravity of his
���, malady   which   up   to   the   present
* time   had  been   known   only   to  a
��� few persons. The bulletin issued
this morning says: "The prime
minister had a good night and a
good sleep, but be is weak and
his condition gives rise to much
anxiety."
LOCAL AND GENERAL.
F. O.  E.
Nelson Aerie, F. O. E., will hold their!
regular meeting tonight. There are to
be several Initiations besides routine'
business. f
Meeting Tonight.
The executive committee of the Nelson Liberal Conservative Association
will meet at 8 tonight In the offices of
Messrs. Lennle & Wragge.
Bowling   Scores.
Last night's scores at the bowling
alley were: Ouimette 1590, Brown 1683;
Thomas 1692. Ouimette 1629. Games
for tonight are Moe vs. Falconer at
7.30, and Wells vs. Boyer, and Moe vs.
Patrick at 9.30.
Inspecting   Service.
C. E. MacPherson, general traffic
manager of C. P. R. western lines, arrived from Winnipeg last night, and is
at the Strathcona. From here he will
make his regular trips of inspection
over the Kootenay lines.
Billiard Scores.
New York, March 25.���In exhibition
games of 18.2 in Chicago balk line billiards played here yesterday both Slos-
son and Sutton defeated Cassignol,
Sutton running out his 500 points while
the Frenchman was totalling 129. Cassignol gave Slosson a closer run. scoring 276 to Slosson's 300. Sutton's run
of 178 was the feature of the playing.
In the Hoppe-Schaeffer match last night
Hoppe won by four hundred to his opponent's 36.
Appeal to Roosevelt.
Lexington, Ky., March 25.���The failure on the part of the state authorities
to run down the perpetrators of outrages committed by the "night riders"
culminated yesterday in a direct appeal
to the president of the United States
for fedora! interference in Kentucky,
in the form of a petition prepared by
leading men of Lexington and Central
Kentucky which Is being put into circulation throughout this section. The
petitioners are aware that the president
can take no action unless the governor
so requests but they say it Is their purpose by this means to bring the two
executives together In the matter.
New C. N. R. Official.
Winnipeg, Mnrch 25.���A. E. Warren
hna been appointed superintendent of
the Canadian Northern railway here.
He will commence his duties on April
first.
Shot in Mock Duel.
Kingston, March 25.���Doctors have
located a bullet in the neck of young
Rellly who was shoe yesterday afternoon. He Is In great pain and says
little about the affair although an
undo said the lad told him that he and
another lad named Tyo, carried rifles
and were hunting muskrats. In fun
Tyo challenged Rellly to a duel. Rellly
says he aimed his rifle to one side and
the other lad did the same, but he was
hit. The matter will be Investigated.
The parents thought the lads wore at
school.
HALL MINES CO.
Explanation of Closing
Smelter.
SITUATION AT PRESENT
Report Issued by Directors Shows
Heavy Losses���Company Has
Valuable Assets.
Sir John's Barber Dead.
Kingston. March 25���James Johnston,
colored barber, 75 years old, was found
dead In .bed this morning. His shop
was the headquarters In early days for
Conservatives and In It Sir John Macdonald, Sir Alexander Campbell und
many leading Conservatives had their
tonsorlal needs looked after.
The circumstances In and by reason
of which the operation of the Hall
Mines smelter was suspended in November last, and the present position
of the company, are revealed in a report issued iu London on March 12th
by two of the directors, Lord Ernest
Hamilton, chairman, aud George Free-
mau.
The report Is full and perfectly clear,
but it omits a few details that may be
of local Interest.
When the situation developed which
led to the resignation of R. R. Hedley,
manager of the smelter, he wished to
let the whole of the circumstances become known, and publicly acknowledge
that the failure was his aloue. He was
prevailed upon not to do so.
J. J. Campbell, who had been till then
resident manager of the company, a
position not superior to, but parallel
with, that of Mr. Hedley, was then
urgently requested to fulfill the duties
of both positions. He accepted the
burden, secured the services of S. G.
Blaylock, and began a determined effort to save the situation. But misfortunes came fast. Coincident with the
discovery of a grave error in the estimate of values���and the discovery
showed the company to be 151,000
worse off than had been believed���came
the collapse of the money market, aud
all negotiations for lease or sale of any
assets stopped perforce.
The total loss for the last 18 months
of operation amounted to ��24,171, 16s.,
2d., which Is equal to $117,635.35.
As to what is to be the future disposition of the property no one locally
has any definite information that is not
at least suggested in the report, which
is as follows:
Smelting.
At the last annual general meeting,
shareholders were informed that It had
been decided to adopt the Huntingdon-
Heberlein process. The new plant
was finally completed, and operations
commenced on the accumulated lead
ores in ovember, 1906. The result of
the first month's operations was most
disappointing, the cost of working being about %2 per ton ln excess of that
under the old conditions. Iu Decmeber
the Smelter manager, Mr. R. R. Hedley, having entirely failed to justify his
estimates of working costs tendered his
resignation,  which  was  accepted.
The Huntlngdon.Heberlein process
having been a success at other smelters
ln the same district, and considerable
stocks of ore remaining to be treated,
the services df Mr. Blaylock, who was
familiar with the new process, were
secured. The costs were at once reduced by about $4 per ton, trut as the
accumulated ores were being gradually worked up, H became evident that
a grave error had been made by the
late smelter manager In largely overestimating the metallurgical contents,
the values and quantities of the stock
on hand.. Subsequent enquiries showed that the furnaces had been fed
with far larger charges of ore than had
been   reported.
The board had relied upon tbe figures
supplied by Mr. Hedley, more especially as the company's bankers had made
large advances on the strength of them.
When these circumstances were disclosed all further advances by the bank
were stopped, and instructions were
given by the board to treat and sell
every available ton of ore, so that the
actual amount of the deficit might be
ascertained. Seeing that without further advances from the bank It was Impossible for the company to carry on
smelting operations, negotiations were
opened and were progressing favorably for leasing the suieiter. when the
financial crisis In America, the influence of which extended to Canada, put
an  end  to any dealings of the kind.
The realization of all metallurgical
material was proceeded with as rapidly
as possible, but, chiefly owing to Insufficient roasting power, It was not un-
���vas
'no!
I   a'
til October tbat tbe work was completed; meantime the continued fall ln metals had materially Increased lhe company's   losses.
Mining.
The "Silver King" mine, under the
arrangement of Mr. M. S. Davys, yielded a protu of 117,382 to 3,1st December,
lt*06, when tbe agreement was ended
by mutual consent; the company continued mining operations on its own
account and, up to the 30th June, 1907,
realized a profit of $\2,2:n;. The mine
manager estimated that about 300 tons
of good ore could be relied upon monthly if a certain amount of development
were undertaken, and this was done,
with the result that shipments were resumed in the month of September, and
the manager was Instructed to continue shipping so long as there was a margin or profit. Several adverse circumstances occurred about this time,
amongst other which could not have
been foreseen, tbe Trail smelter raised
Its rate tor treating Silver King ores,
the price of metals still further declined, and the crude ore fell off In quality. In November, the manager reported an excess of liabilities, chiefly wages, over assets ot $10,000, and he was
at once Instructed to suspend all further operations. The board having
funds to meet this liability, called
meeting of tbe debenture holders with
a view to obtaining their sanction to
the issue oi   ��4,000 prior lien bonds.
Had the resolution sanctioning this
proposal been passed at the meeting,
sufficient funds would have been provided to pay out the Miners' Liens
for Wages, to meet the interest on
the debentures up to the end of September, and to provide a sum necessary for upkeep, pending an agreement
in process of arrangement, for leasing
the mine on tribute with ah option
of purchase, ln which the shareholders
would have have had an opportunity
to  take part.
Time, during which the financial depression in America and Canada might
reasonably be expected to pass away,
would have been given to enable the
company to deal on more favorable
terms for the disposal by sale or lease
of  its  smelting  property.
Tbe debenture holders not having
seen fit to meet the view of the board
and Liens for Wages have been placed upon the mine, the only alternative has been for tbe trustees to act
and to take possession of the properties.
Subject to the approval of the debenture trustees, negotiations are pending to lease tbe mine and smelter, with
the option of purchase, on terms that
It ls hoped may conserve the shareholders' Interest in the property.
SEARCH FCRJ-OSr CHILD
Twelve   year  Old    Girl    Missing   From
Home in  Fairview Since
Yesterday Morning.
Mary Middleton, a girl of twelve
years of age, living close to the General Hospital, disappeared yesterday
morning about 10 o'clock, since which
time no tiace of her can be found. The
parents of tbe girl are living in Scotland and she has been living with ber
gradmother, but the neighbors are not
able to give much information about
her. The last seen of her was yesterday morning at the time mentioned.
She was then gathering sticks in the
woods skirting the old burying ground.
The strange phase of the story Is that
although she had been missing all night
the authorities were only notified as to
her absence this morning.
When the announcement that she was
missing came to tbe attention of the
citizens, several parties started In
search of her. Several members of the
fire brigade and one ot the city police
officers were among those who joined
in the search. The hill back of tbe
hospital was climbed by the searching
party and every conceivable place
where she could be secreted was visited. Late this afternoon several members of the searching party returned,
but without hearing anything that
would help to solve the mysterious
disappearance. At the time of writing
there are still a number of citizens out.
but with what success remains to be
seen.
There are many theories with regard
to the missing girl, but the one most
generally believed is that she left home
in a pique and is now hiding fearing
tlie ridicule of her relatives. If she
has been hiding in the house of any of
the neighbors it is believed that the
circumstance would have been known
by  this time.
Coalition. Cabinet   In  Japan.
Tokio, March 25.���A reorganization
of the cabinet has been effected. The
following appointments were announced
this morning: "Baron ��� Zing, former
governor of Tokio, to be minister of
justice; Viscount Hott, minister of communications; M. Matsuga, minister of
finance: M. Hara, minister of the interior. This constitutes a coalition cabinet and It ls stated that no further
changes ��are expected.
AN8THERJEVICE
Oliver Has New Scheme
for Hindus
WANT THROUGH TICKETS
Suggested Remedy for Failure of Order ia Council���Busy Bay in Senate���Progress in Parliament.
Ottawa, March 26.���Oliver gives notice of an amendment to the immigration act which will give statutory form
to regulations promulgated some weeks
ago for the purpose of prohibiting admission Into Canada of Immigrants who
did not possess through tickets from
the country of their birth or adoption.
This will be a statutory offset to the
decision of Justice Clement in a British
Columbia court yesterday which released Hindoos on the ground that the
regulations under which they were detained did not come within the authority of the existing immigration law.
There may be more provisions added
to the amendment. Steamship companies have pointed out to the government that regulations forcing immigrants to be possessed of |2e ln money
in addition to tickets to Intended destination goes beyond the immigration act
and this matter is now under consider.
Lion by the department of justice.
Miss Munro, a clerk ln the land commissioner's office, was before the commons public accounts committee today
in connection with western timber land
tenders. She said that tenders came
In to the office and were immediately
placed in a sat* and kept there, until
they came to open them. 'She was always present ln tbe land commissioner's room when tenders were opened.
She never saw anything In the land
commissioner's conduct of his business
to arouse her suspicions.
J. G. Turiff, former land commissioner, now M. P. for East Assiniboia, was
called and gave categorical denials to
all charges of improper conduct while
land commissioner. He said be was a
party man but in his official career or
six years he never allowed partylsm to
make him unfair to friends or opponents. Regarding the notice given to
the public in bidding for the timber
lands ln question Turlff said the department had merely followed the practice
which had existed. In regard to opening of tenders Turriff declared that if
he had known as much as did now he
would have had two or three officials
present at these ceremonies and would
thereby have saved himself from aspersions that were now being made
against his conduct. Tenders had always been opened in the presence of
his secretary.
in the senate yesterday Senator Mac-
Donald, British Columbia, gave notice
of a resolution against the purchase of
government supplies through middle
men, demanding open competition for
purchases of over f 1,000.
Senator Cloran gave notice of an
amendment which he will offer on the
third reading of the Lancaster bill
which declares that In spite or this or
any previous act of parliament any per
sons shall have the right to sue and recover where their rights have been
trespassed by any person or company.
Second reading was given to the act
respecting co-operation and It waa referred to the banking and commerce
committee.
The Lancaster bill was taken up ln
committee. Senator Power, In amend
ment to Senator Belque's amendment,
moved as a substitute that no train shall
pass Into or through any thickly populated portion of any city, town or village at a speed greater than ten miles
per hour unless the track Is properly
protected.
Senator Cloran bas Introduced a bill
to restrict the evils of divorce. It provides that the guilty and offending party
to a marriage contract shall have no
right to re-marry in the Dominion after
obtaining a bill of divorce from the
parliament ot Canada. If such party remarries be Is to be considered a bigamist ln Canada.
Ottawa, March 25.���Owing to restrictive regulations made by the department of Immigration, British Immigration Into Canada decreased by 2,185
during the months of January and February of this year.
The printing bureau foremen ask to
be placed on the civil service list, and
yesterday waited on the king's printer
with that object ln view.
Springhlll. N. S��� miners have again
asked for a board of Investigation and
conciliation under the Lemleux Act.
This will be the fourth board asked for
by these miners since the act was put
In force a year ago. Sixteen hundred
miners are affected.
I -
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YIF ' 1 .:3 Dafly Canadian
Important Notice to Newcomers and Intending Settlers
The Hudson's Bay Stores
ARE HEADQUARTERS FOR
Ranchers'. Miners', Prospectors',
Lumbermen's and Railroadmen's
Suppplies   and  the   Leading
FAMILY   GROCERS
We keep the best of everything, and the best only.
Our Immense business and practically unlimited capital give us sped:
advantages in buying, so that we can   sell,   and   do    sell,    HIGH    CLASS
GOODS at prices generally charged  for INFERIOR   ARTICLES.
Flour, Bran, Shorts and Hay Always in Stock
HUDSON'S BAY STORES
NELSON, B. C.
Imperial Bank of Canada
Head Office:   Toronto.
Capital Authorized  f10,0OO,0OO    Capital   Paid  up $4,925,000
Rest    $4,925,000
D. R. WILKIK, President. HON. ROBEKT JAFFRAY, Vice-President
Branches in British Colombia:
ARROWHEAD,       GOLDEN,       NELSON,      REVELSTOKE,        CRANBROOK,
VANCOUVER,    VICTORIA.
SAYINGS DEPARTMENT
Interest allowed on deposits from date of deposit and credited quarterly.
NBi.aoN bhainch sj��   jVIs>   LAY,   Manager.
The Royal Bank of Canada
Capital.
Incorporated  A.  D.  1869.
HEAD OFFICE,  MONTREAL.
 13,900,000     Reserve Fund	
44,390,000
SPECIAL  ATTENTION  given  to the
,avlnga    Bank   Department,   and
interest    credited    Quarterly    on
Savings Bank Accounts.
Unexcelled facilities for the tranaactlon
of all kinds of Banking  Buslneas.
HOME  8AVINGS   BANK8   Furnished
on Application, in Large, Medium
or Pocket Size.
Nelson Branch, G. A. SPINK, Manager.
THE DAILY CANADIAN
Published su d.ys a wee. by tbe
CANADIAN PUBLISHING COMPANY, LTD.
Baker St..  Nelson, B. (.
Subscription rstes, 60 cents s month delivered
In the t-lty, or $5.00 . year if sent by mail, when
paid ln advance.
Advertising rates on application.
All moules paid in settlement of The Dally
1-anadlau accounts, either (or subscriptions or
advertising, must be receipted for on tbe printed
forms of tlie Company. Other receipta are not
valid,
Wednesday, March 25, 1908.
PASSING   OF   DEVONSHIRE.
Yesterday's despatch announcing the
death of the Duke of Devonshire will be
matter for regret to all Uritons who
are Interested in the affairs of the home
land.
The Duke's political career began In
1857 when, as Marquis of Hartington
and heir to the first Whig title and estate, he was elected to the commons
for North Lancashire. He became a
Lord of the Admiralty ln Lord Pal-
merston's last cabinet in 1803, and was
Jn every succeeding Liberal cabinet
until 1885. When Mr. Gladstone retired from public life after the decisive
Conservative victory of 1874 it was
Lord Hartington that led the Liberal
opposition, but on their return Io power ln 1880 Gladstone emerged from his
ttecluslon. Hartington was a loyal supporter of his old chief until the Introduction of the first Home Rule bill.
He led the revolt tbat established the
Liberal Unionist party, in 181)5 he
became Lord President of the Council,
ln Salisbury's third cabinet, and remained in that office until 1903 when
he resigned as a protest against tbe
Protectionist opinions of some of his
colleagues. On the death of his father
In 1891 he passed from the Commons
to the House of Lords.
The Duke of Devonshire has held a
unique position ln British public life.
His rank and wealth from the beginning made him independent of office,
and bis character and temperament
confirmed   him   In   that   attitude.    He
Supported a party only while its principles and purposes were his own.
He could never compromise. He had
to be a whole hearted supporter or an
opponent. It was his absolute integrity, his extreme slowness in changing opinions and his willingness, when
necessary, to stand utterly alone, that
made him in many respects the most
trusted of llritish statesmen, and his
utterances were always certain of deferential attention and consideration.
While he has not been in active
political life for the last five years his
death will leave a gap in the front
rank of llritish public men.
THE  QUEBEC  BRIDGE.
The commission appointed to inquire
Into tbe causes of the collapse of
the Quebec bridge has reported to parliament that the disaster was due lo
faulty design, that the bridge was
bound sooner or later to collapse, and
that there was no official on the ground
with authority lo cull the working force
ofT.
The various engineers may be left to
settle the professional disputes growing out of the case. Hut the Dominlop
government will have some questions
to answer.
The Quebec bridge was to have been
an Important link ln the National
Transcontinental Railway. It might
very properly have been built as a government work under supervision by
government engineers. Hut that Is not
the favorite course at Ottawa these
days. That would afford no opportunity for friends of the government to
make anything, so the Quebec Bridge
Company was fonned to construct the
bridge, the government guaranteeing
its bonds. It has transpired now that
tho company had practically no capital,
that al) that has been spent so far
has been borrowed from the Bank of
Montreal on the credit of the government of Canuda, and that Ihe Dominion treasury will now have to meet all
claims for damages ana aleo find the
money for reconstruction.
But ln spite of these facts the government exercised absolutely no control or supervision over the work. A
company that stood to lose nothing was
allowed an absolutely free bund in the
management of a work for which the
government was to pay. It ls not likely
that $10,000,000 will cover the total amount of the material loss to tbe country, and yet it was not thought worth
while to have anyone to represent the
government   or    watch   the   operations.
Apparently many men connected with
the work knew that the design was
faulty and expected a collapse, but
Biieh was the organization of the work
that no one had any authority to interfere, the responsible engineer was
absent, and over 80 lives and millions
of dollars worth of property were destroyed.
The real cause of the disaster was
the reckless method of managing the
work, aud that in turn was due to the
fact that It wus not private but only
public money that was at stake, and
the guardians of the public money didn't care enough to even make a pretence of seeing how  it was spent.
CANADIAN   ORATORY.
Kipling  Admires   its  Characteristic   Restraint   and   Simplicity.
In the second of the "Letters to the
Family," written by Rudyard Kipling
and published in Collier's Weekly, the
distinguished visitor speaks of the Canadian Clubs, and of the speeches he
listened to. Of the Canadian Club principle he thoroughly approves, and in
the speeches he found much to admire,
even though he noted that oratory
among us does not amount to a national
vice. He fancies that the white man,
when speaking and In manner, will
"throw back" to the type originally
bred on the new country which he has
possessed.    "Thus, a speech ln the tual
Notice to Creditors.
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA.
In the matter of the estate and effects
of George Harrison  (deceased.)
NOTICE is hereby given that all
creditors and others having claims
against the estate of the said George
Harrison, deceased, who died at Nelson,
British Columbia, on the 27th day ot
December, 11(07, are required on or before tbe -Mih day of April next to send
by post, prepaid, or deliver to the undersigned, their Christian and surnames,
addresses and descriptions, the full particulars of their claims, the statement
of their accounts and the nature of the
securities (if any) held by them:
And further take notice that after
such last mentioned date the administrator will proceed to distribute tbe assets of the deceased among the parties
entitled thereto having regard only to
the claims of which he shall then have
notice, und that the said administrator
will not be liable for the said assets or
any part thereof to any person or persons of whose claims notice shall not
huve been received by him at the time
of Buch distribution.
Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 17th day
of March, A. D. 1908.
LENNIE  A  WRAGGE,
Solicitors for the Administrator,
James H. Harrison.
CANADIAN
Pacific
RAILWAY
One-Way Colonist
Rates to Alberta and
British Colombia
From TORONTO
BRANTFORD
GUELPH
QALT
LONDON ��46.05
KINGSTON 60.10
OTTAWA   61.40
OTTAWA via Chicago 62.45
MONTREAL  62.70
QUEBEC 66.00
ST. JOHN-MONCTON 60.96
HALIFAX 63.46
Tickets on sale Feb. 29th, April 29th,
1908. Corresponding low rates from Intermediate points.
For further Information as regards to
rates,  etc., apply  to
O  E. McPHEBSON, J. MOE,
O.P.A.. Winnipeg. D P.A., Nelson
W. H\ DEACON
C.V A, N.lson. B.C.
should carry the deep soil, the direct
belly-appeal, the reiterated, cunning arguments and the few simple metaphors
of the prince of commercial orators.
the Bantu." The New Zealander is
supposed to speak after the manner of
the Maoris, and the Australian's style
to resemble the hurled boomerang, But
ln Canada Mr. Kipling could iind Homing in our oratory of the red man. nor
of the French. "There wus a dignity,
a restraint, and above all a weight iu
it rather curious when one thinks of
the influences to which lhe lund lies
open."
In South Africa Kipling hud noted
thut the Canadians, even wheu tried,
slackened off less than the men from
the hot countries. As a rule they slept
not on back or face, hut on their side,
with a leg doubled under "ready to rise
In one surge." This habit of semi-
tenseness Canadians keep at home, the
writer thinks, and it is the complement
"of the man's still countenance and
even, lowered volte." We seem to
throw an almost straight truck on the
ground when we wulk, judged by our
footprints. Talking among ourselves,
we do not drum with our lingers, fiddle
with our feet, feel the hair on our faces,
or otherwise conduct ourselves like
Harry Thaw. Mr. Kipling admits that
these observations are trifling, but. us
he says: "When breeds are in the making, everything ls worth while." But
after all, why should we not differ from
other people? "Here is a people, with
no people at their hacks, driving the
great world-plow, which wins the world's
bread, up and up over the shoulder of
the world���a spectacle, us It might be,
out of the same tremendous Norse legend,"
^
INOTICE.
In the matter of an application for tbe Usue of
a duplicate Certificate ot Title for lots 4, 6, it, 11,
19, 25. and 82, of lot 8��1, Uroup One, ln the
District of Kootenay (Map 098).
Notice Ib hereby glveu that It la my Intention
to Issue at the explratlou of one month after tbe
first publication hereof a duplicate of tbe Certificate of 1 ltle for the above mentioned lota in
the uame of Richard Helme, which Certificate of
Title li dated the LMtfa day of November, 190G,
and numbered 6310A.
Land Registry Office, Nelson, B. C, January
17tb,1908.
���'H. F. MacLeod,"
District Registrar.
Cancellation of Reserve.
Notice is hereby given tbat tbe reserve over
certain lands in South-Earn Kootenay, notice of
which apyearea In the British Columbia Gazette
of the Htu of August, 1890 and dure date of August 12th, 1890, li hereby cancelled. Tbe above
mentioned lands will be open for location under
lhe Land Acton March do, 1908.
' ROBT A. RENWICK.
Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, R C��� December lfith. 1907.
Tremont House
luropean and American Plan
Meals Sfi eta.   Rooms from 3C cts. to tl.
omy White Heip Kmployed.
MALONE   *   TRKCHLLUS
Batter St.. Nelion Proprietors
Athabasca
Saloon...
CORUER
BAKER AND
I0OTENAY
STREETS.
Most comfortable quarters      Nelson
Only the best of Liquors and Cigars
BILLIARDS.
POOL
MARTIN   IVENS
JNO.   PHILBERT
Grand Central Hotel
Thoroughly renovated and refurnished. Rooms 60 cents upward The
dining room ls unexcelled ln the city.
House heated throughout with hot
water.
J. A. ERIOKSON, Proprietor.
Telephone, 250.    Opposite Court Rous*
and Postofflce. Nelson. B. C.
Queen's Hotel
Baker street, Nelaon. B. c.
RATES 92 PER DAY
Large   and   Comfortable   Bedroom    and First-
class Dining Boom.
MRS. E. C. CLARKE, Proprietress.
Bartlett   House
GBO. W. BARTlJtTT,
Proprietor.
Best DoIkr-a-Day House in Nelson.
Th. Bar la tho Finest.
Whit* Halt) Only Bmployed
Josephine Bt.
Nelson. B. O,
Royal Hotel
MB8. WILLIAM KODKKTH.;
raoraiaTaass.
Rates fl and fi.fiO a Day.
Special Rates to Regular Boarders-
WATCH FOR  OUR  I-.^IDAV BAROA1N SAl^e
Fred   Irvine & Co.
New Spring Jackets
Ladies' Suits
These have just arrived and are   the very latest   styles   and   materials.   Wt
also have a splendid stock of
Ladies'   Dress   Skirts   in   all
^SBBBSasaSBSSS.
the  Best Colors and Styles
Complete stock   of  Children's   Wash   Dresses, White Underskirts, Drawers,
Aprons and Pinafores.
Now is   the time to   make   your selection   while sizes are all in stock.    Yon
will find these prices as cheap as you can make them.
Fred Irvine & Co.
AGENTS BUTTERICK PATTERNS
BRITISH CANADIAN WOOD)
PULP & PAPER CO., LTD.
313 Cordova Street. Vancouver, B. C.
���, ,.   We   have  established   the townslte of Port Mellon on Howe Sound. 25 miles from Vancou.er. and***
ed the water rights of Rainy River, which is capable of developing from 2000 to 6000 horse-power, for Ito I
cation of our mammoth plant for the manufacture of newspaper. building  paper,    wrapping    psper, #.1 I
Sperat^n byeNovaPiaCl908��   ^ t0n8       flnlsbed paPcr >,er week; the company hope to have the pulp Pa*|
We now offer for subacrlption the balance" of our firat allotment of    Preferred    Stock   In block. ���"" |
share, at  11.00  per share;   each 100 aharea entitled to a bonus of 25  shares of Preferred.
rpnf  al^.l^f?"^ 8t��Sk '" enfltI,ed t0 " dlv,dend ��f 1 P�� cent, commencing  November  1.  1908.   Th. J �� I
S'' ^'dfDd ls due and, Pavable before any dividend is paid upon the common stock     After 7 per cent I*
���h �����, ?hUp�����,n "re,erred rboth "tr'<*�� thereafter participate equally.   There Is no good reason why th. **i
red should not pay from 25 to 50 per cent, dividends.
The books of the corporation are open at any time for the Inspection of the general Diibllc.   There I'* j
watered stock   no inflated values, no ground-floor plan, or huge promote���  profits  Tn  the   enterprise.   0c"
SSLnf^��S22Sf*   'n8tead  ��f V'"wln�� 1S <�� ��" "" ���" "l   for 'advertI  Ing and sale of stock 'hi endr. A
mission, literature, newspaper advertising, brokerage, office- expenses, etc" Is limited to 10 per cent
thema?uracTu>rleCofa���u,f,0I���rtanyJnVlrt''11   '" ,vi8lt our demonslraling  plant,  313   Cordova  atreet,  snU ���**
^w^ln^Jrlf^^S^^'"  r"fUHU  m'llerlal' aucb - ���'������. d'��<=a��>��d OmO holts. *"'.'*""
DIRECTORS:
Captain H. A. Mellon, J. P., American
Lloyds Agent, etc.
.  W'���?' ,R'  Coll|ster,   Manager  Albion
Iron Works, Vancouver.
Francis J. P. Gibson, British Columbia Trust Corporation.
J. C. VV. Stanley, formerly General
Manager West London Paper Mills,
London, Kngland.
Col. T, H. Tracey, M.C., Soc. C. E��� P.
L- S-, D. L. S., Con., Eng., former City
Lngineer of Vancouver.
Fred Smith, member of Smith.
Wright & Davidson, Wholesale Psper
Co., Vancouver, B. C.
H. M. Burrltt, Western Manager Cor-
tlcclll Silk Co., Vancouver, B. C.
KiiBtace H. Jeuns, Barrister, etc., Vancouver, B. C.
Geo. E. Cates, Cates Shipbuilding
Co., Vancouver, IV   C.
Greely Kolls.formorly    General
ager Pacific Coast Coda Co.
Man-
ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR STOCK MUST  BE  MADE  DIRECT TO
THE BRITISH COLUMBIA TRUST CORPORA*
VANCOUVER, B. C.
RUUU PROSPECTUS SEJINT OIN APPLICATION
���MHM . The Daily Canadian
When You Buy Fruit Land
IT  IS WELL TO   REMEMBER  THAT WHAT IS IMPORTANT 18 NOT  THE   FIRST   COST OF   YOUR   FRUIT
FARM,   BUT  THE  AMOUNT  OF  PROFIT WHICH  YOUR  FARM  WILL  YIELD   YEAR   BY   YEAR.
DON'T be attracted by cheaper,  inferior or  Inaccessible  lands  which exist in the  Kootenay, as elsewhere
-  bat get tlie  best.    Take advantage of a double selection.
1. Our selection  was  made with tho utmost care at a time when  we had the whole diBtrlct to pick from.
2. Your   selection���made   from ours���thus you gel the benefit of a double and  cumulative selection.
FURTHERMORE,     remember that to be successful the following five quulitles are absolutely essential:
(11.    Title;    (2).    Soil;   (3). Water;   (4). Accessibility;   (5). Transportation.
WE SELL OUR OWN LANDS.    We own over 20,000 acres, title perfect.
THE SOIL Is deep loam with clay subsoil, free from stone.
THE  WATER  on these lands  Ib  pure  and  abundant   both   In   running streams and numerous springs.
THE   MARKET  for your product Ib  right  at your door ou  existing lines of transportation.
BUT when you buy an orchard tract you want more than soil;  more than pure water; more than transportation;  you want A HOME���A place to live in���"{HAT IS WHAT WE HAVE  FOR SALE.
Post  office   with   dally   mall service;   oxpreBh trains, stores;  schools���A  home   every   few   steps.    You   get
the comforts of civilization combined with the  pleasure of a profitable, healthful and beautiful rural home.
TERMS���910 Cash and S10 per Month    for 10 Acres, with liberal discount  for   larger  payments.
Write  or call for  Maps,  Photographs   and  all   Information.
Kootenay Orchard Association
OWNERS
Nelson British Columbia
You caunot dine on FROG LEGS every day.    We furnish the
Staples
Beef,   Po*kf   Mutton  and Veal
Also
Hams, Bacon and hard
With all varieties of
Fresh and Smoked Fish
in the market
Mincemeat of Finest Quality in glass and wood.
P. Burns & Co., Ltd.
Kaslo, Rossland     INEHSOIN,  B. C�� Boundary
LAND NOTICES.
Nelson Land District. District "t Went Kootenay
lake notice Lbat Harry   Bird, o! NelBon, occupation  real estate agent. Intend., to apply for
DermlMlOll to purchaae the following described
landa]   Commenting  at a poit planted a', the
Miieui   corner   ���>(   Lut   878,   theuce   ruuulng
north 3D chalni,  thence weit ��V chalni, thence
��� t, -ii chains,  more or leu, to the  northerly
boundary   of   Lot  :,���;.,. thence followlUR north
i"uti(.ary  Lot 1H3 to point ot  commencement,
"utatuine 40 acrea, more or less.
Dated February 1Mb, 1008. Hahky Bikd,
V. C   ��.K.tK>, Agent
Nelaon Land Dlitrlct. Dlitrlct m Weit Kootenay
Take notice that Pred. J. Bamnions, agent for
���Fred. J, Tanner, of Nelion, occupation watch-
-��� ���*������!, in tend i to apply lor permiMlou to pur-
' i.aee the follow Ing deicrlbed landi: Cominen-
< lug at a poit planted about 2\ a nilles cut of
���'' .liin irt'i'k, tbeoce 40 chalni in an easterly
direction,, tbence 20 chalui aoutb, thence 40
���-haim in a weiterly direction, thence 90 chains
uorth to the point ofconimencemvut, containing
ni i. im, more or less
Dated NoT.'ioth, WW.
Krediih k  Iohn Tanner,
F. J. Samuonb, Agent.
Nelson Land Dlatrlct. Dlitrlct of Weit Kooteuay
lake notice that  Fred J. rjiumoui, agent ior
A. A ballard, of Proctor, occupation rancher,
������ .. u to apply for permlssluu to pun-bane tbe
."Mowing   described   landi:    Commencing at a
i   ������ plauted abontl.S miles east of Wilson creek,
thenoa southwest 2v i-halus, tbence north went 20
- ���.'i', tbeucu northeast 20 chains, thuuee suutb-
eait 20 chaini to tho the point of commencement
'     ������ Mining 40 arret, mure or leu.
��� "i,.. 1 NoV.'stt'th, 1U01.
Amiiih.u.i.  AM'KK-'N  Hai.i.aki-,
  Agent F   J   SaMMons.
Nelson Laud Dlitrlct. District of Weit Kooleuay
lakn notice tbat W. A. Hutliou, timber cruiser,
' '1 hpokaue, Hpokaue county, Washington, oue
ol tbe United Htaleaof America, lutends to apply
!<>r a npeclal timber license over ibe following
'���   ��� i ih.'ii landi:   Commencing at a pout marked
��� ���   I,plauted on tbe iwith bang of Corn creek,
*    'in Junction of the North fork of Corn creek
"'Ui the main stream, about five miles ln a
wester I* direction from confluence of an. id Corn
; reek with the Kooteuay river; theuce north 40
' halnij thence weit 160 chalnn, thence south in
* nalni; thenee east 100 chalna to point of com*
���neno.una.nti cuutainlng Mo acres more or lesa.
"i-i land adjoins timber limit No 1 on tbe
���'*'Pt ami timber limit No. b ou tbe south, as lti-
'���ited by mu.
Ltiegtcd November 7, lVWT.
_ William A. lliumoN, Locator,
w unesied by Patrick 0. Hhtne
Iteclared and signed by tliu withlu named W
A   Uudiou  ou   the 2VUh day of November, A   D.
jJ*W,  nefure me  at Hpokaue,   Hpokaue  County,
"nhitigton, oneot the United Hiateiof America.
Patrick 0. Hhink.
way right-of-way, about one aud a half miles
westerly from tag northwest corner of lot Xt*H3,
group I, Kootenay, tbence south SO chains,
tbence east 80 chains- thence north HO chains to
southern boundary of said right-of-way, thence
west SO chains aloug said southern boundary to-
point of comraeucemeut, and coutalning 600
acres, more or leu.
Dated November 9th, 1907
ALEXANDKK J    M.('iK)l���
an riot.   District ol Went Kooteuay
Take uotlce that Isabella Plane, t*tMlmMi
oeou atlou married woman, intends to IPPV
It permission lo purchase the following dt��-
crtbed laudi: Commencing at a post plauted at
lha intersection of tho nortb boundary OX W
��."*, end the east boundary ot Lot No, WW,
thenre easl bo chains, more or lens, to the ��orth-
���ait corner of Timber Limit No. 7671, theuee
north 80 chains, thence west 20 chains, more or
l��'s. to the east side of Whalshan lake, theuce
billuwiui same ln a southerly and westerly
direction 100 chains, more or less to tbe iuter-
jectiqn with i.utaiBR, thence ao chalnn, more or
less, following easterly boundary ofLotKlH.. to
point of commencement.
Dated 7th October, 1907. Isabella Pumic,
F. ft. Kaimuikk, ��gont.
Nelson L*nd Dlitrlct.   District of Went Kootenay
Take notice that F. P. Kurden, acting as agent
for J. H   Burdeu, of  Poktok,   N\H. occupation
mechanic,  Intends to apply for permission   to
purchase the lollowiug den'ribed   lands:    Com-
mcuclng at a post planted on the easterly shore
of Arrow lake and about 10 chains uorth of tho
N.E. corner of  lot 816.H, thence eaat JO chalus,
thenee north 40 chains, more or less, to the lake
nhoie, tbence southwesterly along the lake shore
to the point of commencement, and coutalning
ri - acres, more or lest.
I ated November lath, 1907   James H Burden,
F. P   Bvrokn, Agent,
Nelsou Land District- District o[ Weal Kootenav,
Take notice tbat John James Cameron, of
Fernie, Brltisn Columbia, occupation contractor, Inteudi to ii i-i'iy for permission to
purchase tbe following described land: commencing at a post planted On the southern
boundary of the B: 0, Houtbern right-of-way
about 40 chslns westerly from tbe N. W coruer
of lot 8983, group I, Kooteuay, thence south 60
chains, thence east 4n chains, theuce uorth 60
chains to the nouthern boundary of the said
right-of-way, thence westerly along said southern boundary ol right of-way to tbe point
commencement, and containing '240 acres, more
or less.
Dated November 9th, 1907.
 J"HW James Camkbqw.
Nelson Laud District. District of Went Kootenay
Ta ke notice that John Bhlell. of Needles, B.C.,
occupation rancher. Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described
land; Commencing at a pout planted al the
northwest corner of Lot 7898, theneo west 40
cnattih, theuce south Ho chalnn, theuce east 40
chains, tbence norlh HO chalnn to tbo polut of
commencement, aud containing Sao acres, more
or less.
Latod ISth October, 1907. Jamkh siiif.i.i.,
K. (J, FAVwitiKK. Agent.
Nelson Land District    Dlstrlctof Went Kootonay
Taku notice that Angus McOtll, of the City or
Nelson, occupation tl reman, lutends to apply for
permitiHloii tn purchase the following described
lands:    Commencing at a   posl  planled   at tho
N. W.  corner  L    0.   Morrison's   ranch,   lu   Fir
alley, lb. cot?  uorth  forty  (40) chains, thene
nsi   fo-ty (40) chslns,  thence south     ti - ty  M0
alns, ihcui'e west lorly (40) chains oiut o
in meucemenl,   and containing   one hundred
d sixty (160) acres, more or less.
Dtod Hopte nl.er v��nd. 1907,        **���'
Nelion Land District.  District ot Weat Kootenay.
Take notice that Tina Bergman, of Altona,
Mau , occupation wife of C. Bergman, farmer,
Allium. Man., intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following deacrlbed land :
Commsticing at a post planted at the N. K. C.
of Hugo Carstens' application to purchase and
running tbence west 80 chains thence north 80
chains, thence east 40 chains, thence south 8
chains 96 links, thence eait 40 cualni, thence
���outh 71 chalni 76 links to point ot commencement, containing 607 acres more or leas.
<"hauls* Marshall,
Agent   for  Tina   Bergman.
Dated 28 December 1907.
West Kootenay Land District. District ol Goat
River.
Take notice tbat I, George A. Hunt, of Kit.
chener, occupation timoernian, intend to
apply for permission to purchase tbe
following described land: Commencing at a
post planted about 40 cbftins, west ot Thompson
marked N. W. coruer, tbence soutb lO.Si chalus
thence eaat 44.67 chains, thence north 31.45
chains, thence west along B. C. Houtbern Kail-
way to place of commencement, containing 98.18
acres
Dated January 8th. 1908.        Geokok U. Hist
Nelson Land District. District of West Kootenay
Take notice that I, Frederick Adie, of Waneta,
B. C., occupation merchant, intend to apply for
permission to purchase the following described
land: Commencing at a post planted about 10
ehalns west of the N K. corner of lot 8621, thence
nurth '20 chaini, thence east 80 chalni, thence
south .to chains, thence west 80 chains to point
of commencement, containing 160 acres, more or
less.
Dated January 21st. 1908.      Frkdieick Am*.
LAND   ACT.
Nelson Laud District. District of West Kootenay
Take notice that Marlon Isabella Crease, of the
City of Nelson, in the Province of British Columbia, occupation spinster, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the lollowing described
land: Commencing at a post planted at the
hlgn water mark of the Halmon river distant
about la* miles in a southerly direction from
Halmo, B 0.| thence north 40 chains, thence east
40 chains, theuce south 40 chains, more or less.
to the high water mark of tbe Halmon river,
tbenco west 40 chains, more or less, aloug said
high watermark to the point of commencement,
and containing 160 acres, more or less.
Located on tbe 1st day of February, 1908.
Dated lot b February. 1908.
Marion Isabella Crease,
Edward Manly Peters, Ageut.
~ANUt;B   Mi Gil I-
Nelion Laud District. Dlitrlct of West Kooteuay
Take  uotlce   that    Alexniidur   J,   McCoo), of
grille, B, 0.| occupation clerk, lntondH to apply
r l"'rmission   to  purchase   tbe  followii.g des-
bed laud:   Commeuolug at a post planted on
nouthern boundary uiB.t: uouthdrn Kail*
Nelson Land District.   Dlstrlctof West Kootonay
Take notice that Hugo OuiM&li of Winnipeg,
Man.,   occupation   puMlcher,   Intends  to  apply
for  permission   to   purcbasu the   following described land:
Commencing at a put planted  on   tbe west
ouudary of L. 4279, ft. I, (about r. miles from Arrow Lake, ou  Mosquito Creek) aud U chaini? 7fi
links soutb of  tbe N. W. C. of said  lot, running
thenee west 80 chains, theneo soutb 80 chains,
theneo cant no chalun, thence uorth 80 chains to
place of commencement, coutalning 640 act en,
more or leu.
Charles Marshall,
Agent  for  Hugo Carstens.
Dated 23 December 1907.
Nelson Land Dint i let District or West Kootenay.
Take notfee '-hat 1-eviUcorgo Payne, of Needles,
B. 0.| occupation rancher, Intend!* to apply for
permission to purchase Uie following described
lands: Commencing at a post planted about 15
chalks west of WhatiPiau creek aud 38.914 chalnn
Mini h of tbe southwest coruer of Lot No- 8548
running tbence uorth 80 chains, thence westSO
chains, tbenco south i.' i.Vi chalus, theneo east
.'l faHH chains, thence south 67.H4r> chalus, thence
T>7.419 chalus east to point of commencement,
containing 4H\ acres, now surveyed as lot M18ft.
Dated ���tb Jauuary, 1908. Levi Geo rue Pavnb.
LAND ACT.
Nelson Land District.  Dlstrlctof Weit Kootenay
Take notice that James William  Gallagher, of
the city of  Nelson, ln  the Province of llritish
v olumbla, occupation merchant, Intends to ap-
Sly lor permlFslou to purchase the following
escribed land : Commencing at a post plaint d
at the high water mark of the Halmon river dls-
laut aoout Pimllcsln a southerly direction from
Halrao, B. (J., theuce north 40 chains, thence
west 40 chains, thence south 40 chains, more or
less, to tbe high water mark of the Salmon river,
thence east 40 chalus, more or leu, along the
said hlKh water mark to the place ol beginning,
containing 160 acres, more or less,
���xtrii u-d on the 1st day of February, 1908.
Dated 14th February, 1908.
James William (>ai.laoher,
Kdward Manlev I'ktkrs, Agent,
Nelson Land District.  District of Wost Kootena
Taku uotlce that I John Arthur i-'eott, of Mono
Centre, Out, occupation farmer, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described land at the mouth of Hummlt creek :
Coinmeuciug at a post planted at the southeast corner of lot 878* marked N. K., thence
soutb 40 chains, thence weat 20 chains, tbence
north 40 chatus, theuce east 20 chains to place of
commencement containing 80 acres.
John Arthur Scott,
W. J. Hcott, Agent.
Dated Feb. 18th, 1908
Nelson Land District. District of West Kooteuay
Take notice that 1 Christie Hcott, of Mono
Comer, Unt .occupation married woman, intend
to apply for permission to purchase the following described land near Hummlt creek:
Commencing at a post planted at tbe southeast corner of lot 8780 marked S. W , thence
north X0 chimin, tbence east 20 chaini, thence
soutb 20 chains, thence west '20 chains to place
of commencement containing 40 acres.
Christie Scott,
W. J.Scott, Agent.
Dated Feb 18, 1908.
Nelson Land DistrlcL District of West Kootenay
Take notice that I, David Johnstone, of Chilli-
wack, B. C.. occupation rancher, iutend to apply for permission to purchase the following described land: **     ���
Commencing at a post plauted 20 chains west
from A. Morrison's si u;hwest oornor thence
north 80 chains, thence west 40 chains; tbenco
sol*tb 10 chnlns, tlienee east 20 chalus, thence
south 40 ihiiins thence east 20 chains to the
point ol commencement and containing 240
acres, more or teas, _
' (Bgd.)    DAVID JOBHiTONE.
March 9. 1908,
REVISION OF FLORAL PRIZE LIST FOR FAIR
At the last meeting of the board of
directors of the Nelson Agricultural
Society the prize lists for tbe Fair of
1908 were Anally approved, and a resolution was adopted asking the press
to give publicity as early as possible
to the lists of those departments ln
which prospective exhibitors require
longest uotlce, namely flowers and vege
tables. And It happens to be ln those
departments that most changes from
last year's lists have been rnade.
The Hats in the vegetaDjr ana neld
produce departments will be published
later. The list in the fruit department
ls undergoing a special revision by R.
C. Brock.
The floral list as revised Is as follows:
Section I.���Floral..  For Amateur. Only.
clans                                                                 j                                                         1st 2nd
1, Best collection of Asters $1.00 $ .75
t. Best display of Asters, ln space 3 feet by 1! feet G Inches   2.50 1.50
3. Best collection of Cactus Dahlias 1.00 .75
4. Best Collection of Dahlias, any other  variety      1.00 .76
5. Best display of Cactus Dahlias, in space 3 feet by 2 feet 6 in...  2.50 1.50
0. Best display of Duhlius, any other variety, in space 3 feet by 2
feet   li  inches 2.50 1.5C
7. Best collection of Carnations   1.00 .75
8. Best collection of Gladioli, 6 spikes or more   1.00 .75
9. Best collection of Geraniums, 2 -trusses or more   1.00 .75
10. BeBt collection of Petunias   1.00 .75
11. Best collection of Hansles      1.00 .75
12. Best collection of Koses   1.00 .75
13. Best collection or Sweet Peas, 10 varieties, 10 of each   2.00 1.00
14. Best collection of Stocks   1.00 .75
15. Best specimen Truss of Hydrangea Panlculata      1.00 .75
16. Best display hardy Perennial flowers, space 3 feet by 2 feet 6 in. 2.50 1.50
17. Best basket of cut flowers, arrangedlg. Best ladles'  Corsage  bouquet	
for decorative effect   1.00        .75   1.00 .75
19. Bestthree gents' buttonhole bouquets    '.   1.00 .75
20. Best arranged floral decorations for a dinner table, space 4 feet
by 3 feet, open to ladles only. The flowers and the greenery need not be grown by the exhibitor. Exhibitors to provide their own stands, vases, etc 5.00 3.00
Pot Plants.���Amateurs Only.
1. Best Begonia, tuberous rooted $1.00 $ .75
2. Best Begonia, other than tuberous rooted      1.00 .75
3. Best FuBChia    1.00 .75
4. Best Geranium    00 .75
5. Best three Ferns, district varieties  1.00 .75
6. Best collection ot house plants 2.00 1.00
7. Best three house plans grown by child under 15 years   1.00 .75
Open.
1. Best collection greenhouse plants, space 6 feet by G feet 10.00 5.00
2. Best collection FernB, not exceeding 12  3.00 1.50
3. Best collection cut flowers, space 3 feet by  3  feet   3.00 1.50
4. Best collection cut roses, not exceeding 24 blooms     2.00 1.00*
Birth.
March 23, to the wife of William
Smith, a son.
Birth.
March 24, to the wife of William Senior, Fairview, a son.
Birth.
Born in Nelson yesterday to the wife
of H. L. Genest, Kootenay street, a
son.
Fruit   Exchange   Irxorporateo.
The Enderby Fruit and Produce Association, Limited, has been incorporated and approved by the Lieut.-Governor-
In-Councll.
Dance at Rink.
The public dance at tbe Alice Roller
rink last night was very well attended and much enjoyed. The band- orchestra furnished good music.
Double   Event.
A most enjoyable time was spent
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. Barton,
Hoover St., last evening, the 24th and
25th being the anniversary of their
birthdays. Dancing and a musical programme was Indulged in and kept up
till early this morning.
Will  Leave for Finlay  River.
If it develops during the next few
weeks that the reports of the gold discoveries on Ingenika river have not
been exaggerated, a small party from
Nelson will leave for the new field.
They will outfit at Quesnelle, and build
their own boat, in which they will make
the ascent of the Finlay. They propose
to carry with them enough food to last
them at least six months. Included iu
their freight will be a quantity of seed
onions and potatoes, radish, lettuce and
cabbage seds. These they will cultivate and hope by early autumn to have
any quantity of vegetables. It is their
intention at tbe present time to leave
Nelson about April 10.
JOB PRINTING
THE DAILY CANADIAN
Is now ready to execute  all
orders for Job Printing on
shortest notice.
The Job Department is up-to-
date in every respect and a
full line of stationery will be
kept in stock.
All orders entrusted to our
care will (receive prompt and
careful attention.
THE DAM CAN/VDIAN
314 Baker St.
Tel. 324.
Lots
in  Addition "A"
We are agents for most of the lots
ln the above addition, being agents for
F. C. Innis, Coats & Co., and the Nelson
Electric Tramway Co.
For full particulars aa to prices,
terms, etc., apply to
H.
& M. BIRD
One of
The Best
In Fruit Lands now offering. 157 acraa
of choice land situated on Mowaar Laka.
920.00 per acre, easily cleared.. Muat ba
sold at once.
For  full   particular,   apply
PROCTER & BLACKWOOD
AGENT NELSON CITY LAND A IMPROVEMENT CO.    '
If yon want Good Land
BUY at ROBSON
McDermid & McHardy
ISELJSOIN, B.  G.
BUY AN ORCHARD HOME
Ton can buy a 10-acre Fruit Ranch in the beat fruit crowing dlatrlct
ln British Columbia by  paying $10 dollars down and $10 per month.
Even as an Investment this is worth consideration.
Fruit Land has trebled ln value within the year.   What will It do next
year?
���J. E. AIN1NABLB,  W*3��35J
A.Q. LAMBERT & CO
AND DEALERS IN    L^iStXlDZtf   OlUIlgIeS��
Lrath9Mouldin^s9Doors, Windows.
Turned Work and Bracketv.
VERIVOIN 8TRE13T   -   -
Mail Orders promptly attended
NBUSOiN. a. c
Certificate  of Improvements.
INOTICE.
������Red Point," "VernamoJJ "Greenwood Fractional," "ttreenwood and^ark Pot Fractional"
Mineral Claim*, situate In tbe Nelson Mining
"lvlilon of West Kootenay District.
Where located:���On Kagle Creek above tbe
Poorman Mine.
Tase notice tbat I, Jobn McLatchte- of tbe
Cit> ol NeUon. acting as agent for Jons. P Swed-
berg, Free Miner's Certificate No B7475 aud
ORcar Johnson Free Miner's Cer(lflca,te No B623
int.ii'l sixty days from the date her**of to ap
ply to the Mining Kecorder for Certificates o
Improvements, lor the purp'Se of obtaining
(.'rown Urants of the above claims.
And further take notice that action, under
Section S7, must be commenced before the 1b-
euaoce of such Certificates of Improvements.
Dated mis 27th day ol September, a  D , 1907.
John mclatchik.
Certificate of Improvements.
notice.
"April Fool" No. 2 Mineral Claim, situate
in the Nelson Mining Division of Weat Kootenav
District.
Where located: Between Eagle and Sandy
creeks, and about one half mile from the toor-
man Mill.
Take n >tlce tbat I, F C. Green, acting aa agent
tor J. P. Swedberg, Free Miner's Certificate No.
U7175, intend, sixty diys from the date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate
of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown Grant of tne above claim.
And further take notice that action under
section 87, must be commenced before the Issuance of such Certificate of Improvements
Dated this 28th day of January. A. D , 1907.
F.C. GRKKN,
Nelson. B. C.
NOTICES.
Taae notice tbat Alfred Kdward Watts, ot
Wattaburg, British Columbia, lumberman, In
tends to apply for permission to lease the following described laud, situate near Procter on
the south shore of the west arm of Kootenay
I.��ke, more particularly described as follows:
Commencing at tbe northwest cornet? of Lot 4
of Lot *"��. G.oiip I, West Kootenay District,
thence 1680 feet (25.46 chains) westerly along the
nouth shore line of the weat arm of Kootenay
lAke and being tho north boundary of Lot 4 of
Lot 309 to thu northwest corner ot Lot 4 of Lot
:<09, thence BR feet (54 56ehalns) aloug the south
hbore line of the west arm of Kootenay Lake and
helng tha nurth boundary of Lot 16 ol Lot 906,
(iroup 1. West Kootenav District; tbence north
1.(2 feet ia chalus); thence easterly 3960 feet
(60.00 chains) and parallel with the south shore
line of the west srm of Kooteuay Lake; thenee
Houth 132 feet (2 chalus) to point of cvmtnenue-
iiu'iu, aud containing 120 acres, more or leas
Dated this 12th day of February, A. D., 1908,
A. K. WATTS.
INOTICE
ln the matter ot an application lor the laane ol
a duplicate of the Certificate ol Title to Lott
4, b. and 6, Block 6, Nelson < Uy, subdivision ot
part of Lot 182, Group una, District ol Kootenay
(Map4M).        ^ea^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.*���������"
INOTICE
i uie ret in Lot SI, Group On., Kootaaar llutrlct.
known   u "Let   Her Uo   Uallacb"'     "
Olala, ^^^^^^���
INOTICE.
Tuke notice that we will at the next
meeting of the License Commissioners
apply for a transfer of the liquor license for the No Place Inn on Josephine street, Nelson, from Pollard and
Wade to H. H. Moore.
Dated at Nelson, this 9th day of
March 1908.
POLLARD A WADE.
19SO
W.   a.    OILLETT
Contractor  sand
sBsjIldsar.
Sole agent for the Porto filco Lumber Co.. Ltd..
retail yards. Rough and dressed lumber, turned
work and brackets. Coast lath and shingles, sash
and doors. Cement, brick and lime lor eale
Automatic grinder.
Yard ana factory: Vernon St.. eaat ot flail
NBLSON,   B. 43.
P. O. Box 232 Tei.phom- 177
THE SEMAPHORE BILLIARD
PARLOR AND CIGAR STOpr
NOW OPEIN
We    hare    one    English BUUar. i
American Billiard and one Pool Tabi
We carry the beat lines oi Cigars any
Tobaccos. \   J
Notice Is hereby riven that it la my Intention
10 issue at ta. expiration ol on. month after th.
first publication hereof a duplicate oi thauarttl*
ate o Till, to t"e above m.ntioned .Ota la th.
lmuieoll'.ttie Rhodes whleh C.rtlfloaU la aatSsf
the 16th d.y ol May. law, and numbs**! IWT-fc
Land Keslstry office, ft.lson, B.C., January
24th, 1*08. a. F MacLaOU,
t>t.,r1��'t KJsvtMter.
^ In the matter of an application for a duplicate
CertlBc.t. of Title of an undivided on.-au.rter
 *---������ Dtrtrtss,
Mineral
Notice 1. hereby (Ivan that It la my intention
alter the expiration ol on. month lrom th. first
publication hereof, to Issue a duplloata C.rtlfl-
cate ol i ltle oh the above described on��-quart.r
Interest in tht name ot John F. Steven., which
UertlfleeM of Tule Is daled the ��th April. 1M0,
and numbered aussK.
Land Registry UfBce, Nelaon, B. C, March ��,
1909.
H. F. M.cLaoD,"
Dlstrlot Kef Istrar.
INOTICE^
Notice la hereby given that the Great
West Railway Company will apply to
the Parliament of Canada, at the prea-
ent session thereof, for an act amending
the said Company's Acta of Incorporation by striking out the namea of those
persons wbo, by Sections 1 and % of
Chapter 167 of the Statutes ot 1903, are
created Incorporators and provisional
directors ot the Company and Inserting
ln lieu thereof the namea of certain
other Individuals as such incorporators
nnd provisional directors; changing tils)
head office of the Company from Nelaon,
ll. 0., to Port Arthur, Ontario, and extending the respective times for the
commencement and completion of the
various lines of railway which the Company la empowered to construct.
Dated Ottawa, 31st January, 1908.
CHRY8LER, BETHUNE A LARMOUTH
..  Solicitors for the Applicants. Tne Dally Canadian
JEWELRY   REPAIR
It is very important tbat jewelry should be carefully examined, especially ring settings. Valuable gems are frequently lost through neglect of
having the settings repaired or replaced. It has been our pleasure to
remodel many fine combinations to better advantage than previously.
We guarantee to please you in style, quality and durability of workmanship.
J. O. PATENAUDE
MAMUPACTURIINO
JEWEL.L.BR....
Watchmaker and Optician
Btiy Now
We have a Good Selection of
Cheap Houses from $750 to
$1500. Let us show you
them. Some extra snaps for
investment or for a home.
WOLVERTON & Co
BAKER   8T.
Building Lots
Carbonate   St.   (25   it.) $175
Observatory   St.   (50   ft.) $200
Latimer St.  (50 ft.) S750
Also excellent sites, close in, for ap-
partment houses, residences, factory
sites, etc.
NOTE.���As an inducement to bulhl
up Nelson tbe city levies on Improvements: a tax of $1 in the thousand only.
F. B. LYS
Real  Estate Agent
S15  Baker  St..   Nelaon.  B. C.
Fire Insurance
Insure your house and furniture in
THE   PIONEERS'   FIRE
INSURANCE COMPANY
Do not put It off. Delays are dangerous. Call at 322 Baker street, or if you
have not time to call drop a line to
HUGH W. ROBERTSON
General Agent for the Kootenays.
Agents wauti-d in all  Kootenay  towns.
P. O.  Box 534.
I
SIHOMRS'
SUPPLIES
-AT THE-
Queen Cigar Store
BUSH & MATT HEW, Props.
ASK FOR
BLUE
RIBBON
TBA
Rich, Strong and   Delicious
SEE OUR WINDOW
I. A. IRVING & CO.
Telephone 161.
HOUSTON BLOCK.
SAMUEL  A.   WYE
HEATING ENGINEER.
All Kliula of Heating Plants In Stock.
SANITARY  PLUMBING.
Victoria 8t, Nr. Opera Houae.      Tel. 181.
HOTEL  ARRIVALS.
Cor.   Vernon and Ward   StreetM
rseusoiv..   b.c;,
R. L. Phelps, T. J. Morrison, A. Fuer-
man, J. \V. Logan, Vancouver: R. B.
Herron, Procter; C. F. Nelson, W. Den-
by. G. Hallett, New Denver: R. B.
Bond. Toronto; R. A. Simmons. E. W.
Hansom, Victoria; C. A. Cook, Cranbrook; C. P. Kiel and wife, Creston; F.
S. Yorke, F. L. Hammond, Spokane; E.
R. Burnie, Regina; C. O. Rogers, Creston, J. Balfour. Calgary; F. E. Hoge-
meyer, New York; W. N. Rolfe, Frank;
F. C. Farnham, Salmo; SV. Boulton,
Bridge.
Corner of Stanley and  Victoria   Sts.
Two Blocks from Depot.
A. E. O Leary and wife, Si. Louis;   C.
W. Busk,  Kokanee;   C. E.  Macpherbou,
E. H. Spain and wife, Winnipeg; C. A.
Pi'ocunier. Revelstoke; A. F. Vanabies,
Vernon; H. Steele, Grand Forks; C.
G. Anderson and son, Trail; H. Harrison,  Vancouver.
GRAND   CENTRAL.
H. G. Overy, Fire Valley; O. E. Smith,
Kokanee; A. La-sen, Okanagan; \V. .1.
Stewart, H. Nicholson , D. McDonald,
Honnington; A. Latnont, Fernie; A.
Wetstead, Lethbridge; .1. C. Vaskek. H.
M. Yates, C. Caton, Ymir; C. L. Fallen,
D. J. Stur, Spokane.
QUEITNS.
R. Morrison, Shawville;  W. J. Ilroth-
erton. Medicine Hat;   J. A.  Moir, Fruitvale;   F.   F.   Liemens,   Deer   Park;    E.
Randall, Lillian Martin Co.
TREMONT.
F. Roy, SHVerton; J. Rabbet. Creston
G. Matthews. Sa'mo; M. McColl, Shields
S. Fraser, Watson; T. H. Wraif, W.
Patterson. Procter; H. G. Keler, New
Westminster; J. Mcintosh, Greenwood;
J. F. Tilson, Midway; F. W. Boutley,
Nakttsp.
ROYAL.
L. Strandell, I. Mitchell, Grand Forks:
F. Oshorn, Battle Creek; J. Thirson, J.
N. Wilkie, Deer Park.
BARTLETT.
T.   Marten,     Winnipeg;     H.   Bowies,
Ymir; A. Rogers, Vancouver; D. Owens,
Seattle.
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FOh SALE.
rpOB SALS at a bargain or exchange- for Vancouver property an almost new, modern in
every respect 12 roomed residence. Full basement with lar^e den suitable for billiard room,
tTp-to-date stable and carriage bouse Two nice
lots in tbe finest resident portion of Spokane.
The owners business interests bave been transferred lo the coast. For furtber patlculars write
K O. Box 12111, Vancouver, B. C.
If you want upholstering or cabinet
work for this spring gall it done now.
We huve some choice quartor cut oak
and will build you a piece of furniture to
order at the price of factory goods. See
uh for second hand goods.
DBINT St CO.
Turner Beeton Block, 606 Vernon Street.
NELSON.
WM. S. DREWRY
A. M. Can. Soe. C. E.
DOMINION  AND  PROVINCIAL  LAND
SURVEYOR.
Mining Worn a Specialty.
Olllce:   Room   10,  K.-W.-C. Blk.   P.  O.
Box     434.
Baker  St.,  Nelson,  B.  C.
LIBRARY OF HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY
15  Volumes���Library  Cloth,  published  at $25.00.
History of the Times, 2 vols.; History of Egypt; History of China; History of India; History of Switzerland; History of the United States; History of Spain: History of Russia; Life of Whlttler; Life of Lincoln; Life
of Holmes; Life of Longfellow; Life of Napoleon; Steam, Steel and Electricity.    Special for the Set $12.50.       Mailed free on receipt of price.
Canada Drug & Book Co'y, Ltd.
Drama   at   Revelstoke.
The Revelstoke amateur dramatic
club have arranged to stage another of
their popular productions on May 25th
aud is now busy over rehearsals.
Metals  and  Stocks.
Silver declined oue point on the London
market today. Load rose four points,
titan by and B. 0. Copper both showed
Strength and made substantial advances.
The Opera.
The performance at the opera house
last evening is said to have been an
improvement on the one of the opening
night. Tonight the "Mikado" will be
presented.
Crowded   Hotels.
Every hotel In the city is crowded at
the present time. During the past
week a large number of Englishmen
have arrived, many of whom are looking for fruit lands.
Many   Improvements.
Many citizens have let or are about
to let small contracts for repairs and
improvements In thein dwellings. These
will keep the trade busy until more extensive   building operations  are  begun.
Tenth Anniversary.
The Cranbrook Herald has celebrated Its tenth anniversary by issuing an
excellent special edition. It contains a
review of the industries and business
houses of Cranbrook, and is profusely
Illustrated with portraits of prominent
citizens.
New   Coal   Field.
A Nelson mining man has received a
private letter from the coast which
mentions a report of a recent discovery
of coking coal on Moresby Island, of
lhe Queen Charlotte group, near the
town of Jedway.
Synod   Executive.
A business meeting of the executive
committee of the synod of the Diocese
of Kootenay Is being held in the city
today. Those attending from out of
town are: Ven. Archdeacon Beer, from
Kaslo. Rev. H. Steel. Grand Forks, Rev.
C. A. Procunler, Revelstoke, and Rev.
A.  F.  Venables, Golden.
Pioneer   Mines  Sold.
The assets of the Pioneer Mining
company, owning the Black Prince,
Hank of England, and other mines near
Slocan City, were sold at public auction
In the Strathcona hotel this morning.
They were purchased by a syndicate
headed by Clements Bell, accountant
of the Nelson branch of P. Burns aud
company. The price is sufficient to
cover all liabilities of the company.
Debate  Tonight.
Tonight in St. Saviour's parish room
under the auspices of the Churchman's
Club a debate will be held on the question: "Resolved that it Is in the interest of Canada to exclude Oriental races
from British Columbia." The affirmative will be maintained by John Fraser and A. W. Dyer, the negative by
G. Playle and W. Ebbs. A cordial invitation is extended to all who are
interested, especially to ladles. During the evening the prizes awarded on
Nelson
Electoral District
All British subjects over 21 years of
age, who are resident in the province
for six months, and one month In the
riding, are entitled to have their namea
entered on the voters' Hat for Nelson.
Applications for this purpose will be
taken at the office of the undersigned
every day during  office  hour*.
D.  C.  McMORRIS,
Sec.   Nelson   Liberal-Conservative
Association.
Nelson, March 20, 1908.
Chinaware
WE ARE MAKING A SPECIAL SALE
OF CHINA TEA AND DINNER
SETS   FOR A   FEW  DAY8.
From $10 to $25.
Old Cariosity Shop
Fresh
Ranch
Eggs
BRANDNEW
Only 35c Per Do*.
C. A. BENEDICT
Corner Silica and Josephine Sts.
PMOPKB  7
Books on
Fruit Growing
No matter what your business or line
of work, if you would attain the highest
degree of success possible, you must
make a study of it.
There is no more effective ur economical way of doing this than by making
use of the experience���the knowledge
gained by others���past masters each in
his particular line.
A visit to our book department will
put you in close touch with the best
authorities of today un all subjects relating to fruit growing.
If you can't call and look through
them, drop us a card and we will send
descriptive list and prices.
W. G. Thomson
2??��oV��i* "4   Nelson, B. C.
Prions 3-4.
Coal! Ice! Wood!
Phone 265
Kootenay Ice and Foel Co.
Limited
OFFICB:
N. E. co.. Baker   and   Ward   Sts.
the  result  of  the  club's  whist tournaments   will   be   presented.
School   Fire  Escapes.
The Winnipeg school board has placed an order for the erection of a peculiar style of fire escape at the Carlton Bchool. It Is In the form of a tubular Bteel structure inside of which Is a
spiral sllp-the-sllp. In case of Are children get in the spiral slide and slip
down to the ground in safety. It is stated that this style of escape, which Is
called the KirkerBender, has been used
with great success In several cities. At
the Carlton school, it will be erected In
such a manner that entrance can be
made to It from windows of each of the
two rooms on the second and third
floors. The slide has a sufficient number of coils to regulate the speed with
which the children descend. The cost
of the escape Is of course very much
more than that of ordinary escapes,
and It ls stated that the one to be erected at the Carlton school will cost between $1,600 and $2,000. If It proves a
quick and safe method of emptying the
school, similar escapes will it Is under-
stood, be placed at all the schools.
PERSONAL.
W. N. Rolfe is In town from Frank.
A.oerta.
R. B.Herron, of tbe Procter Sawmill
company, was In the city laBt night.
F. L. Hammond, of the Kootenay
Orchard Association, returned last
night from a long southern trip.
Harry Wright, gold commissioner, is
spending today at Frultvale with J. II.
Schofield, M. L. A.
Dairy    Butter
IN   POUND  BRICKS 35c   PER   POUND
For Sale at
Joy's Gash Grocery
Cor. Josephine and Mills Sts.
Phone 19.
JOY WILL MEET YOU AT THE DOOR
WEST KOOTENAY
BUTCHER CO.
Wholesale sml  Retail Healers In
Fresh and Salted Meats
Camps supplied on shortest notice nnd
lowest price. Nothing but   fresh and
wholesome meats- and supples kept in stock
Mail orders receive careful attention.
E.  C.  TRAVES.   Manager.
THE NELSON
CEMENT
WORKS
LIMITED.
I SEE
Looking b ' :k, 1 see, I never ��nw before.
ful
w
tended to,
loklng ba :k, I see, I never saw before.
Tins is lhe exclamation nf siiiIhIIuiI customers.    \ya na      fl
Ih  stubborn easel that others have  failed  In/    Satisfaction       suc<**'
We mate a specialty of line watch   repairing.'    Mall orders promptl"*
J.  J.   WALKER,  Jewek.
STARKEY & CO.
Hollow Concrete
Blocks For Sale
All shapes and facings.
These blocks are absolutely the best
material to be had for building purposes, fouudations, retaining walls, etc.,
being cheaper than brick or stone.
Tenders Kiven on all kinds of building
work.    Stock on hand.
Head Office:  Baker Street, Nelson. B.C. i
\Vholtj��fil��*   IViivImIoiih,
Product;, - Rrult.
eminent Creamery One Pound Hrlcks rev-oWnd weekly fresh from Iks
churn.    For Bide by all lending grocers
Office and warehouse : Houston Block,    Pnone 79.
Josephine Street. Nelson, B.C.
ll\^
JAMBS DUNSsfUIR,
Lieutenant Governor
CANADA,
province or BBmBB ooi.Uscbia.
Edward the Seventh, by ttie Grace Of God, oi tlie
I'nlted Klnifilom of Gjaal Britain, am] Ireland, and tlie British Hoiniiilnns U-volid the
Seas King, Defender ot the Faith, Kmperor
ol India.
To all u> whom these presents shall come, -
Greeting.
A.  PROCLAMATION.
W. J. Bowser, Attorney General
Whereas by Section 0 of the "Game Protection
Act, lSys," as re-enacted by Section ly ot the
"Game Protection At, Amendment Ait. MOV'
it is enacted that it shall ta' lawful for the 1.1,-u.
tisnant-Governor In CooneH. by Proclamation to
tie published In two sue< essive Issues of the British Columbia Gatette. to declare a close season
for Re- M in auv part of tbe Province lor anr
fa-nod of time, and
11 harass our said Lieutenant-Governor, by and
with '.tie advice of hts Executive Council, has
tajeu pleased to direct, by an Order In Council
in that beball.a close season tor K'ese within
the Couuly of Kootenay. till til and Include,*;
the 31ft day of August, one thousand nine hundred ami eight.
Now Know Ye therefore, that In pursuance
thereof, we do hereby proclaim a close season
for geese within the County of Kisitetiay, until
and including the glat day of August, oue thousand nine hundred and eight.
In testimony whereof, we nave caused these
our letters to be made ,-a'ent and the Great :-.-iil
of the I'rovlnee to be hereunto alllxed.
Witness, tils Honor .lames Dillisuiliir, Lielltell*
ant Governor of our -aid Province of Brill.h
^uliimbla, lu our I'llv of Victoria, In our said
Province, this mill dsy of February, In the year
Of Oar Lord one thousand tine hundred and
eight, and in the cfghih year of our reign.
By command.
HENKV KHSON YOUNG,
Provincial Secretary
NOTICE OF APPLICATION  FOR
TRANSFER OF LIQUOR LICENSE.
Notice Is hereby given that application will be made by the undersigned
at the next sitting of the Hoard of
License Commissioners for the City of
Nelson, to be held thirty days after the
date hereof, for a transfer of the liquor
license standing ln the name of the
Estate of (Jeorge Harrison (deceased)
for the premises known as the I.akeview
Hotel ln the City of Nelson, situate on
Lots 13, 14 and 15, ln Block 67, Subdivision of Lot 95, Group I, Kootenay
district, to Napoleon Mall.tte of the
said city.
Dated this 17th day of March, A.D.
1908.
JAMES   H.   HARRISON,
Administrator of the estate nnd effects
of George Harrison (deceased.)
LOCAL   MINING   MARKET.
Quotations  on   Spokane   Exchange   and
New  York Curb.
Hid Asked
Alberta C.  &  C $      .15    $ ,30
11. C. Copper         4.75 4.H1%
Chas.   Dickens            .Hi'.4 .20
Can.  Con.   Smelters..    ��9.<I0 75.00
Copper King 04U .04^
Dominion   Copper   ...      2.12V4 8.86
Qalbralth Coal          .22 .2*
Gertie 0ii% (i|i4
CrranbjF      8B.00 96.00
Heela        3.00 350
International  C.  & C.        .09 .76
Kendall          1,00 ] in
.Missoula Copper   ....         .00'^ ,\2
Nabob 08*4 .01 '1
Oom   Paul    0814 "~V,
Panhandle 05% .05%
Itambier Cariboo  ....        .25 27U.
Rex    ni/, j,j
Snowshoe n\% 12
Snowstorm           L88 191
Sullivan 01 ,Ql\L
Sullivan   Ronds     C7 50
Stewart 7s "no
Tamarack & Ches'pko        .80 L00
Prices  of  Metala.
New   York.  March  25.���Sliver,   GTit/4c
London, March 25.���silver, 20iAd.; lead'
��14, 10s.
Openlna Copper Quotatlona.
(By McDermld & Mcllardy.)
New York, March 25, 1908.
Asked Hid
Granby    siuo.uo      $90.00
Dominion Copper. ...      2.26 21214
B. C. Copper       6.00 4^75
SPRING   TIME    18    HERE   AND SI*
MER   ON   ITS   HEELS.
It behooves every man to look &,
his new headwear, ami no* lj ���*.
tune and here the place where vouca
get Ihe most recent styles and tie ����������
est shades In nobby ilais There u*
Soft lints and Hard Hals���Hsu .Hi
low and high crowns, broad and turret
brims, bound and unbound. Made It
sizes to lit all heads and suit all :....,'
And the prices  will fit all pockets la
J. A. Cilker
HOUSECLEANING
This  Is  the  bi aaorj  of the year  w hen  yon  dovote your attention to tin
household duty. We are prepared to meet your requirements with a full liassf
Ready   Mixed   Palnta,   all   colora. Varnishes,   Stalna,   Ensmsli,
Alabastine,    Muralo.
Everything  necessary   for  the  renovation   of  your  house.
J. H. Ashdown Hardware
Company, Limited.
Nelson Brines
x+*******+**>***-**>***+��***+***++++**********************
1 Fruit   Trees
Home grown fruit and shade
trees, currants, gooseberries, grape
#vlncs, etc., etc. One of our specialties is our large Held grown rosed.
These will bloom the first year.
Send for our descriptive catalogue and price list, and give us a
trial order. The largest growers
In  11. C.
The Riverside Nurseries
GRAND   FORKS.
***********************
Pure and ("hcaj:
We have 1000 pounds or
PURE   MAPLE   SUGAR
which we will sell al a bargain
9 lbs. for $1.00.
Special  prices lo,   |��rg��r lou.    Come
In  and  inquire.
Choquette Bros,
Phone 258.
THE Uo-to-Date Bakers
F. C. GREEN       P. r. BURDEN        a. II.GREIN
GREEN BROTHERS AND BURDEN
Ovil Engineers, Dominion and British
Columbia Land Surveyors
COR.ViaOKIA k KOOTENAY STS.. NELSON, B C
P. 0. Bni MS    Phone 261 B.
Geo.  P. Player
Accountant
LATE ACCOUNTANT AT HALL IflN- I
INO   &   SMELTING   CO.
Office   Room   No.  2,   ELLIOT    BLOCfc
M. HAWRYCZ
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Jobbing   promptly   attended  to.    rW
and Estimates.
Apply 415 Hall 8t.
Box*
S. S. FOWLER
Mining
Engineer*
INBL*80IN,    -    B. C
We  make  a  specialty of
Hardware Stipple
For  Ranchers
AXE8,   8AW8,   8PADES,  HOES,
HAMMERS,  HINGES, NAIL8,
WINDOW  GLAS8,
3ARB   WIRE  FOR   FENCING, �����'
Send  us  your mall orders.
Wood-Vallance Hardware Co.
Wholesale
NHLSON
Retail
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