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3.    No. 44.
ition Signed Today
In Seoul.
Witt    t Governed on Egyptian Model
Bf Japanese Resident General
.    , ���Natives Uneasy.
Toklo, July *'.'���    Aii.riiii'iii     'I'!"  "���"
Kwceu Japan and Korea was
PM* o'clock this morning, arter
* opposition   l>y   UK'   Korean
ooart.   ^B provisions are believed lo
, be �� as  follnwH:
���St���Provided   thiil   ih.-   adnilnlsirn
ttoB of KWaa sliall secure Un- rcslilcinc
of th* Japanese   resident   Kcneral.
���(���Mid���Thai   tin-   1 ���naciniciii    ul*   nil
,(Hi Ordinances. "Is" ""  Impiirlniil
titihtln shall  have the approial  ul
���Mam general
Thbd    Tfcsl    the   appointment    til*   all
"vSk  >1t4 f"l  '''*    iilllcials   shall   re-
���Ire. the approMii "r ""' l"*"'1'*"1 ��'*"���
WMllfr    Th inly     persuns    recoin
���MMat  hy   t'.le   resident    general   shall
tt eUgtbte for office In lhe Korean gov
ntth���Tk��t a distinct deinarkailon
AaH be^tewn between administrative
MdlaMdtal affairs
MZtk���TlWt fnrelKllers shall he em
Jllorad  OSlgr   Uliini   consent    nf   the    rcsl
dent mini.
���efeatfc���Thut lhe first clause .,f lhe
���OBStSBttOa Of August 22nd, 1904, prnvld
lag JOT Ik*  ���mpln.vinelll   uf   a   llnallelnl
Mr be aniutihii
Th*  eOBVentlon    which   will   now    lie
BetasUted to the  prH>   council of Japan
k* aaattllHli. -I  hero  this evening.
M(lo. July   25.-    Ailvlc-s   friilll   Seoul
Itiat-O mutiny of tin    Korean troops
l��     -mkeadc.i.
 j July  26-ThiTi'.��lis sonic out
IJOWfOTCllient in the situation to
OSO* Gen lluzcguwa, enniinander of
ITJOQWc troops in Korea, wlthdicw
|f tbl machilie guns from tlie pal
���ao***-*. II'' regards the situation
BOW 00 being  well  In  hand
!��� -po-iOrniiienl  arsenals are guarded
JtP������n solillcrs. although the mini
0 OOt   large,   ami   they   are   under
JEtplode the magazines If they
QJaaal   tkOOMlves   llllllhle   to   defend   them
II***   JRprenn     troops     arc    fioqciiily
tlOll*lM*T**-*t   by   civilian   agitators   at   tin
���OlflTOa   to    tlie    harriicks.      'lhe    Ko
gsjoo SMOesH  tin.unil   rouuils   oi   uiiiiuu
'TfcO tUtt Vang  regiment,  which  was
^K having been disarmed, still
llurrender Its arms or iiinmn
The .lllpanese coliitnamler Is mil
tO   assure    safety    In    the   streets.
hat'fcO-'tO.-inaking  Hu-  I" st   use  possible
���  men   while   awaiting   rclnforce-
1 Which an- now on their way fr	
^Blto, the   resident general al
H not consent to the reenforce-
nt   if marti.il   law.   hut   he   Is   regal-
[the country so far as possible
as a prateuiion.
Th�� ^m emperor's first edict orders
th* llSSSIlPtl 111 in of the Korean ilelega
tlon to the Hague.
Slashed    One    Fellow-Countryman    and
Robbed  Another.
(Special to Tile Dally Canadian.)
(Irand Korks, July 25.���For the pusl
21 hours the little town of cascade,
some 15 miles east uf Grand forks, htiH
been 1 hi' scene ol conHldernhlc excitement over ihe 111 ml 11 (rouble. I'rovlu
etui Constable 1. A. Dinsnmro arrived In
1'rami Korks about li o'clock Ibis afternoon from Cascades, having trader arrest a Hindu named Mlda. The partiou-
lars of the ufftiit appear to he as follows: Mlda. lin- offending Hindu, who
Ih employed at the Yale-Colombla's saw*
mill ai Cascade, managed lo get under
the Influence of liquor, and yesterday be
ran amuck, using as his weapon a fairly
sharp axe. He vented his reelings upon
his first vlcllm. another Hindu named
Mora Sing, who received a very Ht-vere
Cut on the arm which left a gash some
six Inches long. The other Hindus, who
had mil Imbibed, with some difficulty,
arresled their fellow countryman and
mined him over to the foreman at the
sawmill, who held hl'n In safety until
Constab'e Dlnsmore arrived In Cascade.
Another Hindu, named Pula Sing, arrived by yesterday's C. P. R. passenger
train In Cascade from Nelson and had
with him a very large trunk rontalng
$.*"��(�� In money, two watches, and some
other valuables, which he stored in the
Ininkhoiise itBcd by Ihe other Hindus.
Shortly after his arrival Pula Sing ills
covered that the trunk and all its contents were missing. II i�� hollered by
the Hindus that Mlda has made away
with the trunk and contents, nnd now
Constable Dlnsmore Is trying to locate
the lost trunk. The prellmlnaty hearing of Mlda will not take place lor a
lew days, to give time to locate the
siol n trunk. Mida Is a small sized man.
probably ahoul III) years of age, and of
a very  meek cminleance.
Coal  Accumulating  in the Pass and  No
Cars   or   Engines���Output
Must Be Reduced.
Coleman. Alia .Julyl'fi.���The cur shortage has once more reached an acute
stage In ihe I'uss und unless a permanent remedy Is found and that without
great delay lhe west Is Mkely to find
Itself up against as bad conditions this
winter as last If not worse.
The car shortage situation extends
over nearly the whole of last year but
became acute about this time und continued so throughout the rest of the
year. Canada ktiows the consequence.
This yeur the C. P. K. let it be known
that there was going to be no car shortage at coal mines and led the mining
cosopunles of this district into making
preparations for a continuous capacity
run for the season. Notable among the
companies that have gone to large expense In anticipation of an adequate car
service, was the International Coal &
Coke company of tills place. This company double shifted Its mine, incurring
11 very large expense to meet the demands for conl on lhe strength of the
representations of the C. P, H. that It
would provide the cars and move them
when loaded yet lhe mine has been
closed the last three days for want of
cars and for Borne time previous has had
only a moBgrc supply. In addition when
cars were provided lhe loads were not
moved wiih sufficient expedition lo keep
the lards of the companies clear . In
one notable Instance :iuo loads between
Prank ami Coleman waning for motive
power to move them while the yards of
lhe companies were clogged.
The other companies of the dlslrici
have suffered proportionately with the
International company in the matter of
want of cars and as said, unless n solution of the difficulty Is found the hardships of last winter arc bound to be repealed aud nre very likely to be seriously augmented.
roUe,   Julv    2.ri.-    The    lalesl    advices
frost tmfl Indicate Ihe apparent  calm
[   Sunday   afternoon,   hut   the
It tnlluv or people rrom the eoun-
f waa Oatming some uneasiness. Fresh
riots    ^B   apprehended   any   moment.
The B^Bters today   proceeded  to tlie
���laOS When    the   guards   were   doubled
aod  discussed   the   question   concerning
the eataWlshmeiil   or  a   separate   palace
tor tbe late emperor. In accordance with
tseagerOl Is  believed that   Marquis  Ho
Will have an audience with lhe new em-
| Tuesday, when un arrangement
.made    as   lo   lhe    place    Japan
tike   lu   the   conduct   of   affairs   In
 oa. *
The Korean delegation to  the   peace
** roace left   today   for   London.
ttf rumors are In  circulation, and
to one of them the Koreans
lly   been   the   Japanese   instruct creating such n situation as
Jtlfy tho abdication of tile em-
W   the   practical   annexation  of
V* Japan.
Indiana   Nonagenlarian   Denies  Himself
to  Give  to  Missions.
Edison Resting.
, July 25.���Thomas A. Kdl-
I electrical wizard, nnd a party
'were In the city today on n
Ttrlp. Mr. Edison Is enjoying n
ouilng   among    the    Thousand
Threatens Repudiation of
Foreign Debts
Non-Preferred Creditors Hay Fare
Badly���American Firm Has
Large Interest.
Washington. July 25.���Interesting developments are promised in the near
ruture in connection with the settlement of the indebtedness of Venezuela
to what are known as the "non-preferred" powers, under The Hague arbitration In 190*1. On the first of the
present month Venezuela will have paid
the last of the judgments assessed by
The Hague tribunal In favor of the "preferred" or blockading powers, meaning
tireat  Hritaln,  Germany and Italy.
Under these terms of the arbitration
the claims of the oiher powers, parties
lo the case, namely, America, France,
Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway, and Mexico, are to be
discharged by u series of payments
based on the segregation of 30 per
cent, of the customs receipts of the
IKirls of l,u Guyru and Puerto Cabello.
Hut advices have been received lhat
Venezuela Insists on repudiating
tiie awards of the arbitration board in
two cases, from which serious trouble
may arise. These are, flrst. the claim
of the General Company of Caracas ta
llelgiuu corporation operating the waterworks), aud second, the Marline/
claim, preferred by Mexico, the Venezuelan protest iu both eases being based
on tbe allegation that the judgments
were excessive. The danger tn the situation is tuut the admission of the
Venezuelan claim would be an opening
wedge lor the repudiation of all the
awards, and constitute a heavy blow at
lhe whole principle of settlement by arbitration of pecuniary claims.
Meanwhile. America Is rather turning
to her own account the Venezuelan ef-
rort to reopen the arbitration by seeking to have adjusted by arbitration the
claim or the Qrlnoco Steam Navigation
company, an American concern whose
concession was destroyed by Presldenl
Castro, although the Venezuelan claims
treaty or Feb. 17. 11103. in its second article expressly provided that all claims
to be considered by the arbitrators
should be submitted within 30 days from
Ihelr flrst meeting.
It wus tbe Intention or The Hague
tribunal that these "non-preferred"
claims should be settled pro ratu. but
much doubt is entertained as to the
e unse that Venezuela will elect to pursue when the flrst payments become
due. Already there are rumors that concerted action will be necessary on the
part of the claimant powers to secure
the execution of the judgments.
Misguided   Fanatics  Marching   In  Quest
of Heaven on  Earth.
Warsaw, Ind., July 25.���Elijah Hays, a
philanthropist aged BO, whose death was
announced last Sunday rrom n local pulpit, is still alive. At his homo yesterday
he walked to a window, roll and cut a
severe gash In his head, but Inst nighl
was said to be much alive In spite of
the obituary printed on Monday und the
Call Monday morning. The undertaker
called lo embalm the body and round
thai Mr. Hays was alive but In n comatose condition. The nonagenarian revived, and today was able lo leave his
bed unassisted. In 1887 Mr. Hayes gave
all his property, amounting to $100,000,
lo the Methodist Episcopal Foreign Missionary society for use in the education
of preachers at the Nicholas Law Institute ul Mercedes. Argentine, South
America. After this gift ho received nn
annuity from the church. In 1004 ho
turned over to the foreign mission society of Ihe Methodist church $21,000,
which ho had saved out of this annuity.
Mr. Hnys was a frugal man uud often
deprived himself or the necesslltles of
life. In order to save money for the
Kolwood. Man., July 2D���The vanguard of tlie Uoiikhohor pilgrims
passed hero yesterday on their way lo a
fairer, brighter land where there is nb
soliiiely no work and no cooking to be
done, und where everybody is u vegetarian and non-combatant. Emacl-
ated as they were by tl%ir long walk
from the northern hills they entered the
gloomy defiles or the Hiding mountains
this evening undismayed and Btire In
their hope of reaching a peaceful haven
somewhere south of Winnipeg In the
plains of the Dakotas.
It Ib a positive miracle how such attenuated old people and tender children
could make such a long Journey as they
have, having already come two-thirds
of Ihe distance from the Doukhobor reservations in the Thunder Hills on their
journey to Winnipeg. They confidently expect to reach Neepawn, 117 miles
from Winnipeg, on Sunday, where a
tiugo day of praise and thanksgiving
and much bean and onion eating,
washed down by copious draughts of
spring water will  be Indulged In.
They announce lhat they are only the
advance guard of a largo number or
discontented spirit wrestlers in the
Swan river reservations who havo not
yet moved out.
Volcanic Island Forming.
Sydney. N. 8. W., July 25.���Reports
Irom the Tonga Islands say that seven
columns of volcanic eruption were visible at sea lor two weeks recently trom
tho Island of Tongalabu within an area
of two miles. The eruption has been
accompanied by a continuous roaring
noise aud frequent explosion. lilack
pumice stones in large quantities were
thrown us far us Nukalofa, the capital
of Tongntttbu, a distance of 30 miles.
The Tongnn government gazette stutcB
that hind Is forming around Ihe Bcene
of the eruption und It Is believed that a
new island Is in the process of formation. The Tonga or Friendly Islands,
are In the Soulh Pacific Ocean, lying
southeast of Fiji. In October, 1886, a
violent submarine volcanic eruption
took place about 48 miles northwest of
Nukulofa, resulting In the emergence
of an Island nearly three miles la length
by one in width.
~~~~     NAVIE8   OF   POWERS.
Britain's More Than Equal to Any Two
In   Big   Ships.
London, July 25���A parliamentary return has been Issued showing the comparative strength of the great powers in
completed first-class battleships less
than 25 years old and armored crtlles-
ers less than 20 years old on June 1st.
(Ireat Hritaln has 57 battleships, of
which 18 are considered or the obsolete type; the United 18 battleships, of
which four are considered obsolete;
France 20, with Bix obsolete; Germany
20, with nine obsolete, and Japan 11,
with  two obsolete.
One French battleship Ir returned as
being seriously damaged.
Of cruisers Great Britain has 32, the
United Slates 12, France 18, Germany
six and Japan  10.
Acclsimed by  Divorced  Women Whom
He Has Saved  From  Delay���
Old Tax Remains.
Paris, July 24.���Premier Clemenceau
looked as merry as a schoolboy the other
afternoon when he left the chamber of
deputies with an elastic step und
Jumped Into bis auto car, which carried
him off rapidly to bis modest apartment
In the Rue Franklin. The parliamentary vacation will last until the middle
of October. Mr. Clemenceau knows
that the country Is with him In the firm
but patient manner in which he is dealing with the wl���e growers' insurrection
In the south, but he is quite ready to
show an autocratic hand whenever necessary. He Is glad to be at last free
from the running lire of interpellations,
questions and attacks to which he has
ben subjected during the last six weeks.
The slgniticant feature of the concluding debate in the chamber was the
adroitness with which It. Clemenceau
refused lo be drawn into the trap of
making the income tax a ministerial
Issue, and the masterly manner in
which he killed the unpopular measure
by causing It to be postponed to the
Greek kalends. This course wus due
to the reports received from the chamber of commerce ot sfianet every important town In France, protesting against
replacing the old and tried system of
taxation by an experimental progressive income tax. as drawn up by M.
Callaux. minister of finance to which
not only the present cabinet, but also
nearly 2oo deputies had pledged them
selves. But M. Clemenceau, with char
uctetistlc decision, did not hesitate to
shipwreck the proposed income tax law
the moment he saw that public opinion
was against it. In doing so he scored
the latest of his half-dozen victories.
Upon If. Clemencean's initiative the
old taxation system was voted by a majority of 4G5 against 60. This means
the death of the Income tax law In
France  lor unother  year.
The closing day in the chamber was
marked by thi presence In the galleries
of over a hundred young and exceedingly attractive women, w-ho hud come
to listen to the debate on the abrogation of article 206 of the civil code, pro
hunting a divorced woman from marrying again until ten mouths after the
date of the decree by which her divorce
was obtained. M. Clemenceau, glancing
rapidly at the visitors' galleries. whlB-
pered a few words lo the speaker of the
chamber, and forthwith tho abrogation
of article 2116 of the civil code was
voted Upon without debate and replaced
by an article permitting divorced wo
men to marry immediately upon the receipt of the decree according divorce.
M. Clemenceau sicured a majority on
this measure, merely by a show of
hands, of fully nine-tenths of the depu
ties present. The bevy of smartly
gowned women In the gallery became
rrantlc with delight, nnd In the next
few weeks some 400 weddlngB will be
celebrated which, but for M. Clumen-
eeau's prompt Initiative, woujld have
been illegal. With this double victory.
M. Clemenceau hastened away from the
chamber to avoid unoportune cougratu
Journalists En Routs.
Fort Williams, July 25.���A party of
Kngllsh Journalists, representing leading newspnpers of the old country, Ib
In tho city under the fatherly enre of
George nam, who Is voted a real good
fellow by the whole party. They were
taken for auto rides through tho city
and afterwards entertained at luncheon
ul Kam hotel. All expressed their
amusement at the vast resources of the
country, nnd the story they will tell the
readers of their papers should be a
great for Canada. Today they are on
a river trip and will hIbo visit Knknbc-
ka rails and will be the guests of the
corporntlons ot Fort Williams nnd Port
Arthur. They leave for Winnipeg this
Americans May Register
by Mail -
Only One Registration Officer Was
Appointed From Ontario to
Winnipeg, July 25.���In addition to the
executive order of tlie United States de-
purtmeut with respect to the registration of American citizens residing In
other countries, had resulted in allowing such residents to register at the
head consular offices by mill. Since the
books have beer opened for registration on July 1st, Dr. Jones, the local
American consul, has been in receipt of
many letters from American residents
residing at country points, asking for
information regarding the registration
of citizens by mail. The district over
which Or. Jones has jurisdiction comprises a vast stretch of country, reaching from the Nepigou district in Ontario, to the westerly confines of the
province of Saskatchewan. In this
stretch of territory it is estimated there
are between 4O.0U0 and 50.000 Americans. In case all this number were
compelled to register personally at the
head consular office in Winnipeg, there
would result endless trouble to those
whose homes were at distant points.
Throughout this district there are six
consular agents, but the recent edict
will not permit of the registration except at the head consular office in Winnipeg.
Shortly ufter the books were opened
for registration. Dr. Jones took up this
matter with the state department at
Washingion, und asked the officials to
consider the advisability of the question
of registration by mail. The matter
was thoroughly discussed, and after a
lengthy consideration, the new amendment was added.
Citizens registering by mail must
state In their letter to the consulate
office their full names, date aud place
of birth, where they last lived in the
United States, and when they arrived
in Canada. If married, they are required to send the name of their wife,
her place of birth, and her present residence. The names of children, date and
place of birth, and where they now reside must also be enclosed.
This will relieve a great amount of
the inconvenience which otherwise
would have been occasioned by the new-
law. It Is expected that large numbers
of letters will now be received* at the
Winnipeg consular office with requests
for registration. The lists have rapidly
grown during the past two weeks, and
no doubt will be greatly augmented In
the immediate future.
Estimate  of  Dr.  W.  Saunders on  This
Year's  Production.
Ottawa. July 25.���Dr. Wm. Saunders,
director of experimental farms, has returned from his lour of inspection of
Manitoba and the West. Dr. Saunders
docB not share tbe pessimistic opinions
recently published ns to the crop shortage. He says the area in which partial
failure Is expected Is due to drought, is
a restricted one, and on the whole, after
a careful review of the situation, he believes there will be tt three-fourths crop
With wheat at Its present price this will
mean a larger cash return to the farmer
than he received for the crop of last
yi-ar. Even should some of the late-
sown grain become frosted it will fetch
n price almost as high as was obtained
for good  wheat last season.
Bob Didn't  Know.
Ottawa, July 2J.���In regard to the
protesl hy R. G. McPherson, M. P., of
Vancouver, against the expected Influx
of Japanese from Honolulu, the depart
ment takes the vie wthat It is powerless
to art in the metier. Should any of the
Japanese be found to belong to the
criminal clasB, or to bo Infected with
diseiiBe. they will be subject to the same
penalty ns other immigrants and lie liable  to  deportation.
Rut so long ns they nre henllhy and of
good character there Is no machinery
under tho law by which their entrance
could be barred, even If. ar. announced
by Sir Wilfrid Laurler In the House of
Commons in January last, the policy of
the government was not the exact reverse.
Hill's Western L
Will Work on New
New York, Ju., T> eadjustment of
the relations exist **a -een the three
Hill lines of the Ni \v *��. Pacific. Great
Northern and Burn \ <L as reached
such a stage, it is sa. \\ cellent authority today, that ate. �� his dlrec-
lion will be taken before*,. , 1 of this
year. It has been practiVv"- 'eclded.
according to an nuthorftati'fv -*" ��� ment,
on the purchase by the Gre�� hern
of the Northern Pacific eqm .i the
Burlington, the distribution of ��20 cash
dividend to the Northern Pacific stockholders and such arrangements with
the holders of Great Northern, Northern
Pacific and Burlington collateral trust
bonds as will permit the distribution of
the Burlington stock to the Great Northern stockholders with a provision guaranteeing the Great Northern dividends
by the Burlington board.
Will Compete With Canadian Team for
Palma Trophy.
Ottawa, July 25.���Invitations have
been sent out to the national rifle associations of all the countries of the
world in which such organizations exist. Inviting them to send teams to Canada to compete at Rockcliffe' for the
Palma trophy. So far. the following
countries have notified Major Winter
that they will send teams: Great Britain. United States, Auslrailia and Newfoundland. Thus the match will be one
of great Importance. There was some
fear that Great Britain would not be
able to send a team, but It Is now definite that one will come. It Is more than
likely that Lieut. Addison, of Australia,
this year's winner of the King's prize,
will be among the competitors.
Students From   Islands at  Cornell  Say
Spanish Rule Was Better
Than American.
Ito I
Ithaca, N. Y., July 25.���The Filipino
colony at the Cornell summer school is
considerably agitated-over what some
members of the colony describe as the
unrest among the people of the Philip-
pints���not unlike the dissatisfaction
that preceded the outbreak of hostilities
against Spain. According to these Filipinos, their countrymen are quite miserable under the American flag, look back
longingly to the days of Spanish rule,
and would welcome a Japanese invasion that might rid them of the American tyranny.
Pedro Tuason, a law stndent. who
came here from Washington, and
Agaolco, another Filipino summer student, have been particularly bitter In
recent public utterances. Addressing a
large audience of university people in
Barne's Hall, Tuason characterized the
American attitude towards the Filipinos
as unintelligible. Particularly the latter
objected to being looked upon as an
Inferior people. He said the United
States had taken away the Island markets with Spain, and established a tariff
that precluded the acquisition of other
markets. By this "economic tyranny,"
he Bald, more hateful to the Filipinos
than the political and ecclesiastical tyranny of Spain, the Philippines were
threatened with impoverishment.
Agaolco declared that his countrymen
were deeply grateful to the Spaniards,
who had given their wards "a thorough
and congenial civilization," and laid the
foundation for an industrial system.
Without this already established groundwork "the American program of Instruction would prove a farce."
Only during the laBt ten years of their
rule were the Spaniards other than that
of beneficient suzerains. Other influential ones among the Filipinos, who are
here to take advantage of the summer
school sessions, today endorsed the sentiments expressed by Tuason and
Interior Medical Doctors
Practitioners of Kootenay aai Yale
WUl Seek Representation oa
Provincial Council.
The British Columbia Interior-Medical Association was formed in Nelson
today. There were present, the local
members of the profession, Dr. Pater-
son, of Trail, and Dr. Hamilton, of Revelstoke. Many others expressed approval of the organization and sent
The members met in the city hall
this morning and were welcomed by
Mayor Gillett. An informal conference
The afternoon meeting was held In
Dr. Arthur's office. Dr. Arthur waa
elected chairman and Dr. Hamilton secretary protem.
The object of tbe association, adopted
by unanimous vote, is: "To further the
interest of tbe medical profession in the
interior of British Columbia by meeting
tor discussion of medical subjects, and
to increase the protection to the public."
Incidentally, one object is to secure for
the profession in the interior representation on the medical council of the
It was agreed that any licensed medical practitioner resident In Kootenay or
Yale should be eligible for membership
and office. Annual meetings will be
held In July, at places to be decided by
tbe preceding annual meeting, date by
the executive committee.
The executive committee was then
elected as follows:
President,  Dr.  Arthur, Nelson.
Vice President, Dr. Sutherland, Revelstoke.
Secretary-Treasurer, Dr. Petersky,
Additional members of committee:
Dr. King, Cranbrook; Dr. Peterson,
Trail; Dr. Bonnell, Fernle; Dr. Burris,
Kam oops; Dr. Boyce, Kelowna; Dr.
Spankie, Greenwood.
Armenians in Nsw York Blackmailed by
Revolutionary  Society.
Will Exchange Visits.
Berlin. July 25.���It Is now certain thnt
King Kdward and the Kaiser will meet
nt WUhelmhoe. near Cassel, and that
the meithtg will last from August llth
to August 16th. The Kaiser will return
the visit lu England during the first
half of November and will be aecom-
1 anted by the Empress.
~""~���*"*���*" Victims Number 93.
San Francisco, July 25.���A review of
the returns from the work of rescue
shows that of the 245 persons on the
steamer Columbia, 152 have been saved,
while five bodies have been recovered
and 88 ure reported lost. Of the entire number of the lost 39 were men, 4!)
women, and five children. Of the 191
passengers. 114 have been saved. Sixty-seven of these have been taken to Astoria, eight have arrived here and the
retualneder are at Eureka or on their
way to this city. Of the 93 men, 70 were
saved and of the 91 women, 42 were
saved. Two of the seven children survive and of the 54 members of the crew
38 are alive.
Mysterious Death.
Montreal, July 25���Mystery surrounds the death of Peter Hemmans.
whose body was taken from the river
close to tho Allan wharf. Deceased was
28 yeaiB old and an Englishman, and
came to this country some three years
ago. He was employed by MesBrs. Murray and Michnud us shipping clerk. Den-used left his boarding house between
6 and 7 o'clock on Saturday evening to
visit a friend who lived at 107 Dnzaret
New  York, July  25.���Acting District
Attorney Smythe and an assistant are
doing their best to probe deeply into tbe
terroristic   methods   employed   against
wealthy Armenians  to   force   them   to
conrtibute   to   the   anti-Turkish  movement   being    worked    by    certain   of
their countrymen.    That  these  revolutionist Armenians, who it appears, constitute   the society   called   Hunchakist.
do not stop at murder, was proven by
the   shooting   to  death  on   Monday   of
H. S. Tvaahanjian, the rich rug Importer
in Union Square.    Messrs. Smythe and
Manley nave had several Armenians before them and expect to examine others
today.   Every witness so far questioned
has besought the district attorney's office to keep his name and the fact of
his presence in the official's office a secret, so great ts the fear among the Armenians  of   the   Hunchakist.     The   Inquiry is therefore not a public one. It
has been learned that so bold has the
Hunchakist become that within an hour
after the murder of Tvashanjian threatening  letters  were  mailed to  at least
half a dozen well-to-do-Armenians. One
Buch  letter, it appears from the postmark, was mailed in the district bounded by Houston and 20 streets, the East
river, and Fourth avenue.    District Attorney  Smythe is sure that this letter
was written   by   an  accomplice  of  the
man who killed Tvashanjian.    The recipient of the letter was A.  Karajhen-
stan,  a   rug   importer   whose   brothers
have  large   business in  Constantinople
and Paris.   All the letters announce the
death of Tvashanjian and threaten the
others with the same fate unless they
submit   to   the   blackmail   already   demanded.    The rich Armenians here are.
in great fear of their lives.   Conversant
with Eastern methods of justice, they
do not understand why the district attorney does not throw in prison a number of Armenians  whose  names  they
have   given  the   authorities.     Some  of
the  threatened men  are  even said  to
be considering  the  project  to  raise a
defence fund, hire a rival society and
exterminate   all   the   blackmailers and
murderers.    Others are  much  less  aggressive   and   counsel  yielding to the
blackmailers   for  the   time   being   and
trusting to the district attorney's office
to break up the system.    The rug Importers biisinr. i makes them an easier
prey than they would otherwise be because It obliges them to keep on friendly terms with the Turkish government,
and  as a  result,  hostile  to  Armenian
Healthy Increase.
Montreal. July 25.���C. P. R. traffic receipts for the week ending July 21 nt aro
$1,525,1)00.   For the same week Inst year
they were $l,3tiC,000. The Daily Canadian
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Thursday, July 25th, 1907.
It is too late iu the day for tin- Machine press to attempt a reply to the
just complaints of Canadians that ihe
Dominion was misrepresented by Sir
Wilfrid Laurier at the Colonial Conference, aud lhat Sir Wilfrid has always
been, and still is, lukewarm, if not uli-
solutely unfriendly, to the growth of a
feeling of unity  within the Empire.
Whether preferential tariffs are or
are not essential to closer political and
and social relation!1, is a matter on
which neither British nur Colonials unagreed. The Colonials are all protec-
tlonists, pace Sir Wilfrid's solemn vow
of 1896. One British party is fondlj
committed to a belief that a protective
tariff or any kind of tariff is deadly
sin as well  as economic  folly.
But practically all the British of the
mother country and of the self-governing colonies, are agreed that the British
Empire cannot afford to remain a loose
association. It must in self-defence become an effectively  organized whole.
The laBt half of the Nineteenth Century, especially the last decade, saw
three events of the greatest slgnili
cance: the United States abandoned the
corollary of Its so-called Monroe doctrine, acquired over-seas possessions,
and began the construction of a power
ful navy; Japan became a modern world
power almost In a day; and the German emperor frankly avowed his Intra
tlon of ultimately challenging Briilsh
naval supremacy. These are some of
the developments that aroused British
statesmen to a sense of the urgent necessity for more effective organization
for Imperial defence.
The first line of defence of course Is
the navy. Until a few years ago lhe
entire burden, and it is not a light one.
of maintaining the navy, was borne by
the British tax-payers. Since then voluntary contributions hate been made by
every self-governing colony hut one, the
largest, most populous and wealthiest,
It iR. perhaps, unfortunate that the
great question of Imperial unity and organization was confused at tin* outset
with a system of inter-Imperial prefer*
ontial tariffs. The latter is at the best
a means, let it be granted for argument's sake, a doubtful means, to an
end. As to expediency of achieving the
end which is co-operation and organization of the British people throughout
the world, there is no division of opinion
among Britons.
So far as Sir Wilfrid Laurier's attitude at tin* Imperial Conference showed
a disincliuaiion to quarrel with the present British guvrrnmenl un tin- subject
of reciprocal tariffs, there is no ground
lor quarrel. Were that the whole explanation of his conduct, it might he admitted to be not only correct but statesmanlike and  patriotic.
But there is not a Canadian of British
blood, who is Intelligent enough to read,
and old enough to remember the events
of the last ten years, who does not know
that Sir Wilfrid's forbearance on that
subject was only a small part of a much
larger policy. In fact the only element
uf consistency Id Sir Wilfrid Laurier's
vhole political career Is his resolute opposition to every effort to strengthen
the ties that bind the Empirr* together.
His zealous regard for local autonomy
is not a political principle, his treatment of Alberta and Saskatchewan
proves that. It Is based solely on the
desire to hold aloof from other British
peoples and to preserve in Canada the
dominant Influence of his own people.
When the Boers declared war and Invaded Natal every other British colony
promptly offered men and money for
the defence of the Empire. Only Canada refrained. It was not until a wave
of indignation swept over the country
roused by the appeal of Sir Charles Tup.
per that Sir Wilfrid Laurler slowly and
reluctantly yielded and sanctioned the
enlistment of Canadian volunteers, and
even then no share of the expense was
borne li;1 the Canndlan treasury.
The late Principal Grant of Queen's
University could never be called a par-
tizan, and he was an avowed personal
admirer of Sir Wllrrid Laurler, but he
declared himself heartily ashamed, as a
Canadian, of the government's course,
and refused to regard the enlistment of
Canadians at the expense of the British
government  as  a  contribution   by   the
In the years that have followed since
Iho war lhe desire for co-operaiiou has
grown stronger. Other colonies have
contributed to the maintenance of the
Imperial  navy  In men. ships or money.
Canada  again  retrain*.    Her  refusal   Is
justified by the contemptible, technical
objection that the Canadian parliament
cannot vote money beyond its control.
The   objection   is   not  even  technically
Sir Wilfrid hns shown, In the disguising and concealing of his purpose and
policy, a skill which, from a purely artistic point of view, is wholly admirable.
His excuses have been plausible, anil
carefully masked behind a pretended regard foi- constitutional forms.
Only once. In a moment of unwonted
passion, illil he show his teeth. Thai
was when he called Lord lUiinilouald a
foreigner. Ills excuse, that he .only
meant stranger, was obviously dishonest. The French word, etranger, which
he pretended to have meant, means not
stranger   but   foreigner.
In his hostility to the imperial ideal
Sir Wilfrid found but one ally at the
conference. The British Liberals are
not really anti-lmperlal. They, loo. have
confounded Imperialism with Inter-Imperial preferential tariffs, which they
must oppose in defence of their Idol ot"
Free Trade. Tho one ally, who understood and sympathized with Sir Wll
frld Laurier's hostility to Imperialism
was President Louis Botha of the
Their hopes anil feelings may be perfectly natural and Justifiable. They are
not British, and their ijeals are not
British and never will be.
But the Issue for Canadians Is definite
and clear. There are two alternative
courses for Canada to follow, and she
is now at the parting of the ways. Details of organization may take years to
perfect, but the decision between Ihe
two courses confronts the Dominion
now. Is Canada to follow Wilfrid Laurler and draw apart from the British
peoples, or is she to Join her own, con-
tribute manfully her share of tho Imperial burden, ami work loyally with her
kinsmen for the solution of the problems that the Anglo-Saxon peoples have
now to face? The decision lies mainly
with the Canadian Liberals of Hrlllsh
ir Dolphine M. Delmas by his 'dementia Americana" earned the contempt of
foreign critics and lost caste with the
respectable members of his profession
in his own country, what punishment
should In* Inflicted upon Clarence Darrow? His address lo the Boise jury yes-
teray was beneath contempt. His abuse
of the state counsel was in violation of
every decent legal tradition, ills threat
that convli-tion of the prisoner would be
followed by open rebellion was an Anarchist threat. Before a Jury of patriotic American citizens he has done more
damage to his client than all the evidence.
The apathy shown towards the good
work or the 20,000 Club, not only by the
general public, but even hy swine who
have accepted office in it. Is deplorable.
The apathy is towards the work, not the
results. The club Is doing slplendld
work, and lhe present secretary is zealous and efficient. But there are too
many in Nelson who are content to reap
where others have sown. Work Is hard:
criticism Ib easy. 	
Corporation of the City of Trail.
Application! will be received by lhe inider-
nlBlie'i for the positions oi rlly eli-rk. ai.ses.or.
mid I'lilef nl polii-e (combined;, of Trail, or ap-
plJi-atliniH will Mi received for ass ssor and city
rlt-rk only, and chief of police only. Applicants
Io state a*?e and experience. All applications
must be In befon the -ftth Instant.
W   J. PKVITr,
City C.erk, Assessor.   Collector,   In.hector of
Health and I'riliilheH  Inspector of Licenses,
Provincial Constable, Chief of Police, etc.
Fot Sale Cheap
One 60-inch diameter, by lCft. 8ln.
long, underfired, return multi-tubular
boiler, in fair condition. Eighty-two
2',4-in. tubes. 2 1-3x2 1-6 in. steam
dome. Boiler is good for testing to 100
lbs. per square Inch, and a working pressure of 80 to 90 lbs. Mountings consist
of safety valve, stop valve, water
gauges, try cocks, sludge cock and
check valve, set of fire bars and bearers.
One 9-in. diameter x Hla. stroke, high
pressure, variable cut off expansion,
valve engine with governor. Fly wheel
and belt pulley are those not originally
supplied with the engine but are suitable for ordinary requirement. Engine
has been used to drive electric light
at the smelter and Is In good condition.
One vertical multi-tubular exhaust
steam heated feed-water heater, 4 ft.
high, lOlfcln. diameter with openings
for 3-ln. exhaust pipes. Corrugated copper tubes inside through which the feed
water passes. Stop valve, drain cock
and safety valve. Apply to
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NEL80N, B. C.
Nelaon Land I >i it rift.   Diatrict nt Wmi Koolenay.
Take   noliee tliat   William   An.1r.-w    icons,   al
Kerule, li  (V. hotel   keeper, lntni.I- to Apply   J"r
n v|">"flKI Umber  licence  over tin- inllowing dea
onood lands)
No. 1 loinniciiclug at n post pla'itud Ahout
three ml OS north Ol tin- International   n<larv
tine, hii.i ��boat eight miles wrest ol the Kootenaj
m cr. and H boll I two mile* north of 1 lit' linrtri*
\M"-l corner ot timber licence S... *>..7, theme
u.nth no .-imtiiK, thenco cant ho ehalni. thenM
south no chain*,   thence   west 80 Chains   10 point
of commencement.    Mini    "���oiitiiiniiiK  610 scree,
moro or leu*.
LoO��.tod l-'th June 19u7.
Ko,a.   Commencing at a post punted at th
BOUlhiu-t corner of *H lllniin A Rou'lKo 1 claim
an,! about two mllea north ol the N. W corner
Ol timber licence No BO07, thenee norlh Hi)
chain*, thi nee west 80 ohalns, thence iouth BO
chHind, thence east BQoheins to the polrt ol com
men-cement, and containing 540 acres, more or
Located Uth June, 19u7.
No :< ' oiuinencing at a poll planted ii'��t
Bridge creek, a Unit one mile eait ol tin* north-
ea*-t corner ot William A. Ross'i Nn 1 claim,
and about live miles north   of lhe   Intel national
rath im chaina. tb< nee
eaat so ehalni to ihe point of commencement.
nn-l i outmulng 640 acrea, more or loss
1-oeaied Uth Juoo. 1907.
No. I. Commencing at a post planted near
Bridge creak at the **oi|thcsst corner o( W Illiam
A Boil' No 3 claim, tbence north H ciialns,
thence cast 00 chaina. thenee aouth 80 chaina,
thenee west so chaina to the point ol commencement, and eontainlnK Pit) acres, mure or leu
Located mb June WOT,
No. b. Commencing at a post planted near
Bridge croak, at the autiincaat comer <i( William
A. Ross" No. 3 claim, tlience aouth no chains,
thenee wust 80 chaina, t bunco north 80 chains,
. ust 80 chaina to the point ot coinuienoo*
ment, and containing M0 acres, more or 1cm.
Located Vilh June,1907.
No. a Commencing at a poat planted near
Bridge creek, at tbe aoutheaat corner ol w Illiam
A. Boas' No. 8 claim, thence IQUth 80 In ins,
thence east 80 chains, thence north 80 chain*,
tbenoe west go chaina to the point <>f rotnmeuee-
meiit. and containing 540 a**;* ���   more or leaa.
Located l'ith June, i.��*7.
No. ".���Commencing at a poat planted about
one mile aouth of the aoutheast con., r of William
A Bon' No -5 claim and about two mtlee north
of the International boundary lint ���'.������nee north
no chalua, thenee weat 80 ehains. tn- nee aouth 80
chaina, tbence eaat ho ehaius to tlie point of
commencement, and containing 040 acrea, more
or leaa.
Located tbe 12th of June   litoT.
No. 8.���Commencing at a poat planted at the
���oii'beaai corner of William A. Hum1 No. 7 claim,
theuee north hO chaina, thence ��� asl 80 chalua,
thence aouth 80 chains, thence west B ehalna to
point of eommenceineut, And containing Mo
acres, more or leaa.
Located the 12th day of June. ]'.<07.
Dated thla .".th day of July. 1907.
William Andrew Koaa
Notice ia hereby given that '"'i dan after date 1
intend to apply to tbe Hon. Chlel Cominiaaloner
of 1-i.tnls ami ff'orka (or perunvsfon t<> purchase
the followlug describe.! lauds, situated In Weal
Koolenay district: Commencing at a post marked by uame an initial poat ol the Bootk Kork
branch, one huudred feet Irnm tlie junction ol
Loat creek with the -south fork: theuee one-
'luarter mile to the uorthwest eorner poat,tbence
one mile to the nortbeart corner poat, thenee
one-quarter mile to lhe sou theaat eorner post,
thence one mile to   tbe pUee of commencement
June "/1,19W. Located by W��   < ,.-* -..: i .
Nelaon Laud Dlatrlet.  District ot West Kooteuay.
Take notice that William Andrew Hoss, of
Fernle, R C, hotel keeper, intends to apply tor a
���pedal timber licence over the following deacribed landa:
No 1.- Commencing ata post planted alrfnil
80 chaina taal of the nortbeaat eorner Of timber
licence No. wna, and about tt chains north of tbe
northern boundary of timber licenc-* No mnt,
and auout U mfloa west of the Kootone* river,
and about two and a half miles north of the ^lu-
tertiatioiia: boundary Mnc, In the IHmtct of
We��t Kootenay, thenee aoutb ho chains, thence
west HO chains, tbence north HO ehalna, thence
eaat HO chalua to the point of commencement,
containing M0 acres, more or let>a.
Looated Hlb June. 1907.
No. 2.���Commeucing at a post planted at lhe
liorthcaat corner ol V.'HI lam A. Itoas'a No. 1 claim
and about one mile north of the northern hound
ary of timber licence No. W,2, thence south ru
chains, thence eaat 80 chalua, thence north 80
chaina, thence west 80 chaina to the point of
etmnmencement, and contaiug 6(0 acrea, more or
Located 14ib of June, 1907.
William Antm>W Koas.
Dated thla Mh of July, 11)07.
Nelaon Land Dlitrlct. District of Weat Kootenay.
Take notice that Qeorgt Alexander. 0* Kaslo.
B I*. inteuda to apply lor m apodal timber
licence otar tu* iwrtoVtng described landa:
c-ommenelng at a post planted at the northwest
corner of Hectlon Vi, l ownahlp 7, Kooteuay dia
trict, being about one-third of a mile south of
the aoutb boundary line of the Indian reserve;
tbence annth about 'Jb chaina to the easterly
bank of Kooteuay river; thence southeasterly
tiloiig Kootenay river bank about 00 chains to
the aouth boundary of Section 12, Township 7;
theuee easterly about bO chains to the northwest
eorner of Lot fel; thence north ho ehalus along
the weat boundary of Ix��t 812; thence west 80
ehalna to the point of commencement, and con-
Dated July 4. 1907.
I,h.���]���.'.���.; ALKXANIiXR.
Take notice that 0. H. Telford, ol Beekatoon,
Sa.sk, occupation aawmlll operator. Intends to
apply lor a special timber licence over the following described landa:
No. i Commencing at a poet planted at the
southeast eorner of I*"' 1272, MOfOnltOcreek. West
Kootenay, thence north ao chaina, more or leaa,
to the corner of Lot 1272, thence west 40 chains,
thence north GO chains, theucu eaat 80 chaina,
tbenoe "outh HO chains, thence weat 40 ehnins to
point of commencement, and containing M0
acres, more nr less
Htaked May :tl, l��#fr7.     Daviu H inh v Tclpokii.
No. 2 Commencing ai a poat at the inner
angle of lot 4/72, Mos.juitocreek, West Kootenay,
(hence norlh UU chains, Ibence ennl 40 cloilna,
thenee aoulh IWl chains, thence weal 40 chains,
to place of commencement.
Htaked May 31, 1907.     Davih Hinbv Trlfokd.
No 8. Commencing at a poat about three in lb-
northerly Irom the noriheaat corner of Lot ��*T;i.
MoH|tilto creek, W. *-t Kootenay, thence aouth HO
ehalna, thenee east HO ehalna, tbence north Ho
chaina, tbenee weet hi ebalua to place of commencement and lontuiulng 640 acres, more oi
Htaked June 4, 1907.     David HeNitv TSLTCSO.
No. 4. Commencing at tbe northweat corner
of No. 3, thence north HO obaiua, thenee cast no
chains, thence south HO chaina, thence west K0
chaina to place of commencement, and containing mh acres, more or ie��a.
Htaked June 4, 19OT       Daviu Hfnrv TBLTOin.
No. ft. Commencing at the northweat comer
of No. 4, thenee north 80 chaina. thence eaal BO
chains thence south ft chaina, thenco weat m
chaina lo point of commencement, and contain
ing nn acrea, more or leaa
Htaked June ft, 1997.      Divtp HENRY Tai-fom,.
Notice la hereby given that So days after date ;
Intend to make i* ��� ������: ���.������>��� i ton to tbe Honorable the
Chief Commissioner ol Landa and Works, Victoria, H. 0 .Ira ape< lal licence to cut timber on
Lhe following deacribed landa in West Koolenay
dlatrlet*. Commencing at a poat situated on
Blueberry creek, aboat fourmlles from its mouth
and adjoining the N. W. corner of my application No. li thence south 80 chains, Ihenee west
MO chalua, thence north 80 chaina, thenoe > *.*.i -���
chains to point of eoinmencement.
Dated May 19tk, 1907, JC. ,W Roiiinson.
Nelaon land Dlitrlct. District of West Kootenay.
Take notice that   Kvan   McClelland   Prater, of
Pernle. B. O., clerk, lntenda toapply lor a ipeclal
Uoenoe over  the  following   oeoorlbed   land-:
Commencing at a   poat   planted about seven
mllea weat of lhe Kootenay river, and about one
mile nor>h Ot the  International   houndary  line,
and about one and aijuarter it">rl 1 r������ i ly from
the nor'fa eaat corner of timber licence No. BOM
thence aonth 80 chains, thence west 80 chalm,
thence north HO chains, thenco eaat 80 chalua lo
point of commencement, and containing i.i,,
acrea, more or leaa.
I.ocalcd 12th, ol June, 1907.
I* v AN MrCl.KI.UN   Flu-Ml
Dated thla Hth of July, HOT.
Bargains in
Wash Belts
100 Doz, Fancy White Wash Belts
SSffiSSS.^ 25c Each
Take notice that ' C. Clark, ol Nelaon. B. C,
aaloon keeper, Inteud* lo apply for a apeclal timber licence over the following described land:
Commencing til a *���> ������ i planted un Morning
Mountain, ahout one mile woat of 'm Iter creek,
aud adjoining U ��^ Cia'-k'a location for timber
licence No 1, and ahoul one mile n-ulh of Nelaon, thence vtre-jiT no ehalna, thenoe aoulh -M0
chaina, thence caul H'l chaina, thcucv north W
chain�� lo phut- ol I.. i'liinlM'.
Hated July Ifith, 1*j7. O. *:. Ciabk,
NeUon lj.nl Ii     ni.   ni-*.rli' o| Weil K.-.-tenay
Take notice tua Pre *��� Planoaen, a b Ki.ier,
and K ft titulib of Spoil ue, nub., ocnapatloo
rancher*, lutend p�� apply (areape lal timber
lloenoe   over    ihe   follow in*     dew rlbed    landa:
Commonoinp ai a po i p anted "i  the aontheaet
corner about dx mil. �� Tr. in im- kootenay river,
ou the ��'*-i p(de, theu.-e ���'���: Ui mi ehhin*.   Ihenee
weet80 cnalna, tucnoi  Imu h nOchaina, thence
OMttb Chattl to   polnl   if  -��� ���intnctiieiiient,   and
containing iitOaorea, more or l- --
Dated July 1 IUi, IW?. Kb A ���*���*���-a Ki.ai��aoah,
.V   B   Kl.OKB,
K   W   Smith   Ajc'iH tot Appll aula.
NeUon Iaiu.1 Pi* (net   i'i-rut ol Weet Kootenay
Take net|oe Mm! "���"ran* Kia��airan. A H Klder,
and K   V\    Uiult.lt,   Kp   kan��    ffaih , occupation
ranch.>rt�� lutend lo appl] fore special umber
lloenee oeei hi foliowloe del ril>ed landa:
Commenetcg at a poat planted one mite north
and one nij - u ; olpOOl No I. -nhich {Hkit in
al.out Mx nn Ie, f .,    h<* ... na^  i her, on the
weat aide, th��noa  ior i k ��� h��u.*^. them-e went m
chalut, thence louinrt) ulialna, ihenee eattao
chalm* to po n* . t iomraen -ement, and contain-
iuf ie arre-*  more < r ma.
Dated Jul) llth, 1W7. Paaai Fia^auak.
A. N   Kl.i.EB.
K  \v Smith, iftent for Appiictnia.
Nci-oi, Lend Dlatrlet. IHetrtel of Weet Kootenay
Taken- Ice Ih.lK W Sinllh. Frank F'lana
Kno. and A. rt. KnUr. of Hjioaanr. VV a��h . oecupa
Ft**n rancnere, lofend to apply :or a ipecial
tiuib��.-r liceuce over the toilowing neet'ilbed
lands:    Commenetng at a jntst planted ai the
tioiitliwetu corner, about oijtht tnllen from the
Kootenav rtrer, on the weht-alde, and at��out
three BUM I north of the International Itotinditrv
Hue. <>n tht-   w.Nt   bank  of  ftrldt;   creek, on   the
north folk) Lbenoe ntnrth SO ehalna, thonoo easl
ko chain**, thence aouth SO chaina, thence wenl m>
chains to point of commencement, and coutaln
inu i��to sores  mon or leaa.
J'aled July l-.o.h, 1-JU7. K.W   ��witu,
A. H   Ki.oik,
K.W. Hmith. Ageut.
Nelson I Hlid  htHlrlct.    iMairlct of W.-Mt Kootenay
Take notice   that   K   W. Hmith,   Frank   Plana
Kan. and A   H.   tilder.  of Hpokaue.   Vuh .   ������<���  u
patioti ranoherti intend to apply lor �� Hpeclal
limber licence over the lollowliiK deiurlbed
landa: I'ommeuclUK ���*' a pool plaute<1 at the
southeast comer, aoout elKbt mllea fr<��m the
Kootenay river, on the weat aide, and about
three mllea north of the international boundary
line.oii the went hank of Brtdjt creel, on tbe
nortb fork, thenee north HO chaina. thence went
no Chains, ibence aouth #> chaina, tbence eaat HO
chains to point of commencement, and containing tilu acr, p.,  nmre or lesa
Dated Inly l*th, law, K W, hmith,
A.  M    kLUKU,
K   W. Smith, Agent.
Notice la herel.y Riven lhat BO daya after date 1
Intend to applv to the Honorable the Chief <"om-
tniaaloner of f^tuda and Worka for a a|M>clal
license to . ut ami earrv awav timber from thw
followlUK deacritM d land's in Weat KiM.tenay diatrict :
No 1.--Cominetieiu); at a \n**t marked William
Walmstev, planted at KoLanee Cie-'k Sidlnit on
Ihe Procter externum, ou the went aide 01 I-ot
(rJCW, ou the potith side of the Weat Arm of Kootenay lake, commencing al tbe N K corner poat
run in tig aoutb HO chaina, weat 80 chaina, north 80
chaina. cast Hu chalua to place of beginning.
Located 3rd June, 1W7.
William W'At.Mai.EY, locator,
J * mi.- Hcbhabij. aa Agent
Take notice that :>" daya alter date I intend to
applv b. the Hon the t'hi* f Commlaaloner of
Lands and Work*, Victoria, for permission lo
Ml and cMrry away timber from the following
described land, in Weat Kootenay:
No. 1. ('ommencing nt a poet planted at tbe
aouihweat corner of Umber license *8Mi( thence
wi M 80 chains,   thence aoulh  80 ehalna. theuco
cast H>chains, thenoe norih 10 attains to place of
i��aled May VI, VAT,.       J. T   Ht-RUBaa, I^ocaior.
J   W   Colbibn. Agent.
No. 8    Commencing ai a post planted at the
southeast corner of npi-llfatlnu No. I, theucej*aMt
HO cnaliiK, theuee norlh 80 chaina. thence went 80
chaina,   tbence aouth >ui ehalna to place of commencement
DfttM May tt, 1907,       J  T. BUMMS, Locator,
J. W. <olhi:bm, Agent.
Nelaou Land District Matrlct of Weat Ktmtenay
lake notice that Paul Au-guat I'aulaon, of Kitchener, H. C.��� occupation lumberman, lntenda
to apply for a Ip-eetal tlmtM>r 1 lee nee over lhe fnl-
lowiitK described Uu.la: ('ommeiiciug a( a nomt
ribiiib-dat the aouthweet corner ofaurvcyed lot
7321-0.1. tha  east to chaina,  thenee  north 80
Owalns, thi nee east '.o t   e aoutheast corner c t said
lot. thence north to ibe nortbeaat eorner ol    *.i
lot. thence easl ts the weat boundary of pre-emp.
tlon No  '.'rj. ih< ncii south lo lhe north boundary
of Umber licence No.  - -i*-   thenee freel along
aald nortb boundary to lhe northweal corner of
said licenc,.. thenee south lo the uorlh boundary
of tlmbet licence No 7018 Ihi im-u weat lo a point
due ioutb ol eomiiieiicement, thence north to
point oi commenoement, and containing 'Mn
Sores, more vr leaa.
Imted Julyttldi VAfl.    Part. Atjui'bt I'Ai'iJio.ir.
Kelson Laud DlStrlOt. Dlatricl of Weat Koobnav
Take notice ahat Paul August Paitlar ii, of Kt-fr.
cbener, B. 0��� oi-cu[iatlnn lumberrnan, D)tends
io apply for a special timber lie lUOg over the fol-
\"v, lug described landa: Commencing at a poat
planted at the fosnhwegt corner of aurveyed lot
7*221-0 I thenee aouth to the northern boundary
ot timln-r licence N*>. "018, thenee weat to the
norlhwest comer of ��aid timber licence, thenco
soulh to the northern hou ud ary ol lot Ml 2, thenee
followlug aald boundary, of aaid lot wet io tbe
right of-way of tho Brltlah Columbia Houthcin
Hallway, theuee following said right-of-way tn a
north-r aaterly direction lo place- of commencement, and containing MO SoreS, more or leaa.
Hated July 2nd, 11*07.    Paul Ai,(iu��T Paii -on.
In the matter of an application for tho la.-ue of
duplicate of the 001 tlfloatei of Title bo Lola ft, 7,
h, >md 17, Block 2, *iown of Kitchener (ilap Ataj
nnd l^it61H7, Uroup One, in the iJlslrict of Koolenay.
Notice la hereby KlVf'n that it Is my Intention
to Issue |t the expiration Of oue month after the
fl rat pub l . ii inn hereof, duplicate* of Ccrtlflcatea
of Title of the shove lota lu thn name of Joseph
Walker which certificate" arc dated 32nd dayof
June, IBM and numbered 2181 A and K482 A respectively.
Laud Hegiatry Office, Nelaon, li. C.itSrd July,
"H    P. MAcLRon,"
Matrlct Hcglatrar.
KetSOll Land Dlatricl. Diatrletof WcatKootenay
Take n:��lice that George Sturm, or Hilling*,
Montana, I) H. A., occupation, merchant, lntenda to apply for peruiisHlou to purchaae the
following aescrlced land: ('ommencing at a
poat pbinted on lhe weat ahore of Upper Whiit-
��� 'i.:M (i ti rj 1,1.-1 j lake, and al the northweat corner
of ot ai.t't, thcucc weat 20 chains, Ibence aouth
Pi chulus, thence eaal 20 chulus, thunce north in
ehalni to point of commencement, and containing 80 acres' more or leaa.
May 29th. 1907. OSoBOS HTtiKM.
toapply for permtaslon  lo purchlSC  tbl  tollOW-
1 in deacribed lands! Coinmeicuig al a post
planted on the weal bouudarv of lol Ho :��2 ll-l.
and about 10 cbalna aouth of the s.oitti boundary
of tbe right of-way Ol the Hrlliah i olumbla
H<Mithern Hallway, and marked "T. A. l"a aoutheast oorner,"   thence  weat ion ehains,   thi nee
north to th* aoulh boundary of (he right-iil-way
of lhe Hntiah Columbia Bouthorn Katlwey,
thenos lollowlng aald Unin.Ur>, ol - kid rig hi of-
way, lu an easterly direction to the west boundary of lot No. .v.iu.i. thenoe sonth to plaoe ol
OOtnmenoemi nt. lad   containing UD acrea. more
or leas.
Dated mi- 1 ������.h day ot July. 1W/T.
I'atiL Awraai pAri^n*.
Nelaon Land Dlatrlet.   IHatrlel of Wen Kootenav.
Take notlOS that Waller McNeil, of Killing!.
Montana. I'. tt. A., oeeupatlon merchant. Intend!
toapply lor p* rmlaalon to purchaM- the following descrilied laud : Commencing at a pott plant
���d on thu >*eat ahore of Cpper VV hatshau (farltmo)
lake, au.l at the northweat eorio r of Lot MC*.
thence weat *u rbalni. thence north no chalua,
thence eaat At chalua, thence aoutb *m chain* to
point of i ommencement, aud containing IM)
acres, more or tuaa.
May ���*vih. l*fi Wilier Mcwiji.
I, the undenlgncd, after On days inteud to ap
ply to the Hon. tbe Chief Commlaalouer of UtiOi
and W.irksto purchaae tbe following described
land: Commencing at tbe N K i of Uit 7MV
ti. I , theuee west 40 chains, thenee north 20
chalua,   Iheuce  eaat  -io ehalna,   theuee aoulh 20
Chaina to point ol commencement, containing so
���i*ri'*s mnri. or l*aa>
w. a. Miua.
ahore ho chains,   more or leaa. lo |NI|nt 0( a
Ores more or leaa.
LooatOd March . -  :    1907.
Hlxty dan after date 1 pnr-peag maklDgappli
cation to the Hon. Chief ' ommiaiiloner of Land*
and Works, for |M-rmtaa|ou ���... purchaae the lollowlng deacribed laud; < 'nintnrncliig at a pohi
placed on the wett ahore of l-ower Whalahan
lake, about a U mile ���:���;::.��� outlet nt ume,
and marked 'II W"a. N.K. coruer poat.' ruo-
ulng theuee 0< cbaiua west, tbence Ml chaina
aouth, ii.. *.. . ���-"���- cbalna east, thence M> ehalna
north to p dui ol eoinmenceuiuut, coutalulug
640 acrea, more or leaa.
Dated the 2nd day of Mav, I��V7
l-'Kii-'li  11.  W *>*!���*.,
|m r V   ti. rAtsitisa, Ageut.
Nelson Laud District.   Dlatrlet of Weat Kootenay
Take notice thai Paul Auguat PaiiUon   of Kitchen, i, it. i .. occupation lumberman, lutends
Notice la hereby given lhat 00 data after date I
Intend to applv to the Hun* Chief t ommlaalouer
of Lands and Worka for permission to purrhaae
the followlug deacribed tract of land, altuate lu
Wust Kooteuay district: Commencing at a poal
planted on I facer creek, near Ita continence with
Hummlt creek, marked Margaret McLauehlati's
N K corner* thence aouth mi halua. thence west
ao uhalns, thence north 4o cbalna. tbeuee eaat bo
chain* to place <,r commencement.
2Jrd May, 19U7 MaX.arit Mi Lai. iii.aM.
wnman Bannotn, Agent
Sixty daya after dale I Intend toapply to the
Hou. the Chief Commlaaloner ot Landa ami
Worka to purchaae Itioacrvnnf land : Commencing
at a poat planted on the weat aide ol B Mile creek
on the wag"O road about 21, mite-, from Kool
enay lake, and marked Nell McKe.-hule'a soulh-
���reelcorner )>oat, thi-m-n ueat 40 cbaiua, tneuce
north 40 i l.mi:,*, thenoe eaat 4U chalua, thence
aoulh 40 chaina to place of bi-ginulua.
I-ocated tbla XSrd day of April. I'Alf.
Nan. ||< Kkch-nie.
H. J   KluoTT. Ageut.
I, the underatg ued Intend alter fiO daya lo applv
to the Ho.n.the Chief t.'omuitaaloucr of I^ndaaud
Wow tot permission in purchaae tbe following
deacribed land: Coinmeiirlii*****- al a [>oai marked
T. M.Hharp'a H K C . ha-aled on Ihe weal shore
of Hlocan lake, Hlsiitt twelve mllea from the heal
of Slocan lake, thence weal 40 chain*, thenoe
north 4U chalua thence eaat 40 ehatna, iheere
���BOth along shore of Hlocan lake tO point of
Located May -lib.
Nelson Lnnd District Dlstrlot of Wesl Kootenay
Take notice lhat Kdward Peters of Ymlr, brltlah Columbia, tK'cupatlun, miner, inteuda to apply for permlsNion to purchaae tbe lollowlng
deacribed  land:    Commencing at ft post planted
00 the north bank of 1-oal creek, about three
mllea eaaierly from the Junction of Lost creek
���Ad Halmou river, lu the Nelson lend diatrict,
thenee norih uo chains, thence weal Go < halua,
thence aouth HO chaina, more or leaa, to Loat
creek, thence eaat following aald creek to point
01 commencement,   and   containing   4wi   acres,
more or leaa
Dated June Kb. 1907
Kdward I'etkm.
DlStMotof Weat Kooteuay.
Take notice lhat William David Alideraon, of
Hirdar, ��wcupal|oi, brldgeman. Intend alo apply
for permission to purchaae the following described landa: Commencing at a j-oat pbinted at the
north aide of Hummlt creek, marked H. W..
thenee norlh 20 cbaiua, Ibence eaat 40 chalua,
tbence aoulh 20 chalua, Ibence weat -toehalna
to point Ol eoinmencement.
William I>avip AHhRHsoN,
W.J. (vtjTT, Agenl
Nelaou I.an<l DlHtrlet. IHstrict of Wesl Koolenay
Take notice that John Phllbert of Nelaon,
Ilrlllah Columbia, occupation, aaloou keeper, In
lends to apply for permlailon tn purrhaae the
following deacribed land: Commencing at a
poat planted on the north br.nk Uist creek, and
about two and one Quarter miles caaterly from
the lunvtinu of I .out creek and Halmon river, In
thu Nelaon land diatrict, thence north ��l t halna,
thence went O) chalua. tbeuee aouth 80 chaina,
more or leaa, to Lo���i creek, (hence eaat following
aald creek lo Mint 0\ coinmoticcniunt and eon
tiilning 1M0 acrea, more or leas.
Datetl June 6th, it��7. John I'iiiluiht.
Nelaon Land Dlatricl.   Dlatrlet of West Koolenay
Take notice that Frank   McDonald,  of Nelaon,
Brltlah Columbia, occupation miner, lntenda lo
apply for permission to purchase the following
deacribed landa; Commencing at a post planted
on the nortli bank of Loat creek and about one
mile easterly from the Junction pi Lost creek
and Halmon river, in Iho Nelaon land dlatrlet,
thence north M cbalna, thence eaat 00 chains,
theuco aoulh 60 chaina, Ibence weat 60 ehalna to
point ol commencement, and containing ;��H)
acres, more or loaa
Dated June Mh, 19117. Kiiank McDonalu.
Notice la hereby given that 00 daya alter date 1
intend toapi-ly to the Honorable the Chief Commlaaloner of Landa and Worka for perinlaalon
to purchaae the followlug deacrlbcd land, altuate
in Weat Koolenay dlatricl: Commencing at a
poat plant d at the weat boundary of Lot iUW 01.
and about 10chainasoutb of thesoulh boundary
of the right-of-way of the II. c. Hoiilhcrn railway, and marked 1\ A. I"* lombeaat corner,
thcucc weat 100 chains, thence nortb to the aouth
boundary of the right-of-way of B. C. Houthern
railway, thence following ��n nl boundary of aald
right-of-way lu an easterly direction to the weat
boundary of Lot .'102 III. thenee south lo place of
commencement, containing 100 acrea, more or
Daled tbla Uth day of June, IW7.
Paul AuursT Pai'ihon.
Nelaon Land Dlstrlot Dlalrlctof West Kootenay.
Take notfoe 'hat Kdward Prater, Of Billings,
Montana, O.B A , occupation wool buyer, lntenda to apply for pormlaalon lo purchase tho
following deacribed bind: Commencing ata
poat planted oh the weat shore of i'pper Whalahan (Cariboo) hike, and m the sou theaat corner
of l*ot HIM, Ibence weal 20 chalua, thence south
(10 chalua, thence cast 20 chains, thence south 20
chains, thonce eaa: 40 chains, more or leaa, to tho
woat ahore of Upper Whatsban (Cariboo) bike:
tbence northerly and  westerly along the said
Mar -mil. 1907.
SiiWaip Tun\ I
Hlny daya aftej date I pnrix.M-  trial in, ,,    I
Cation   lo lhe    Hon     the I 'hlef I'oi..mbiiw*BMil
Lands and VV orka lor permlaalon t.�� puntuj,*^!
following   deacribed    laud:    Comnit-urinf *���_
post   placed    al   lhe    iiorthea.it corner o* uk
���-t, tuner's     apj.ln ��li..ii      t.,     purrliaa,       ...ffl
���It   H'a. N. VV   i-iiroer poet" thenee fonosiiibl
eastern  inmndary of aald appiK-tu.,0 ��-,[*��,���
south, thence running tw chain- eait it.^iH
cbaiua north to the southern bouudan **|1|H
MaunlngUju'B application to punhor ib*tni|
chains ereel ainui ittnr topoinit-i .ai-,,-,1
ment, coutalulng Mn acroa. mure ��r  ���*. I
Dated iuA dayof May, V*>
_ ���   _ (Hlgi.ed)K ainu, ���
pmrr.ti   rACyt na, ggtei
Blxts  daya after dataliuteud ^' aij, iT^H
Hon    Chief  * onuniaaloner of Leads and ����H
f..r  jHrmlaai<,n |��   purchaae   ihr   l **��.L| bl
-irit-i-1  land   in   Weat  Kooleaa*f <ll*lrl*rl   U��l
menelng   ai a p-">i marked a <   n . B ��� ,- ,-.
uorner poat. running 40 chain*. **aw.j u��H
the boundary of Timber I let nee Nu M.iial
���oiilherly bo ehains, ��� i*. ...,.,,-���.���*.,-, .
theuee northerly M) cbalna aloug ;���.. < \ tl
trail to tbe place of oummeticeim-iit. luBUlufl
t��o bundre*! ai res. mure or lea*
Located thla oh day of May. : ""
A. r Hi*H,UntJi ���
Htity   day*   after data 1 intend to apjilj u��l
Hon   Chlel   Commlaaloner  of   ...   :. .      '  v
to purchaae (Mai-re^ of Und located turn \*m\\\
aoiithraal   of   Burton :      OtiLieienclog  a* * jaH
plaitUxl al the aoulUaeal corner of U,\ kill tgH
narked 0  a  llunt��r a ���oi.it,.-������-���    ..-!.. r v.*m
:. i ���! M cbalna, Ihenee weat .*. . Sam. it*��-(-C
aouth to ehalna, thenoe east j> rbkiDiu>��vf
of ta-gluniug
1-h ��i. *i April J'th. 1S01. U. A Brra D
per A. kir it   ��. I
Notice la hereby given thai Co dayi aflaf �����
i> the Mono
tit. ud i<- �������-��'.. to tbe Honor
mlaalntier of l-^lida and Work* for perauae
pun base the following deacrltasl trart *mM
situate In Weat Kootinay dltlrtct < mBSjIS^IG
at a poal planted on Haeer creek. 0<artS��l
llueuec with Hummlt creek, mirk-a. W-*J*S
Barbour'a   N. W'.rornar, Ihene* aoatk �� rustl
tbenee eon -to chain*, tbence n<-rtt OimsvI
thenos Weat so chaina to plaee of ransMMMH
Md May. 1907. William Buian 1
Notlre 1�� hereby given that 60 day* atlcrdsi-l
Intend to apply to the Hou. Chief > ..lama-a* _"
of Imi I-   and Worka tor  perBlaalun '���;���-*
tbe following deacribed   lead   In wm Kwaoeg
diatrict, on   weat ahore of  I-"-*  Arrov *�� ���
ad Joining l>d No. t*Ma, on Ihe *'.uth        . -H
at a i   ���-* marked "Harry   H< I.**-' -  N R t*v
poat and   i tallied   on the ihore of  |<>ig csl
LaJte, st the aoutheaat 00VMI   OfOaM  * ��� U**"
1 4'>|K.   thence   weat  20  chain*,   tt,��u�� **;*1,I
ehatna more or teas to tbe north houo la-T <i*U
Kiillmore'a I'. It , thenco 2r> chalm eaat ai"***I
aald   tHUiodary to lake,   llori* , t   -���: -l. h *
lake ihore '.SO chains,   more or l��*a lo M**l
Mh>  .'nd. ]*.������: }  D. M��rt   I
        Agent h��r Harry HclMM
Sixty daya after date 1 intend lo apply
Hon.   lhe   Chlel   Cummlsatooer   id   Us* *
Worka, Victoria, to   purchaae  I'JO arret**!
located on the weat aide of Arrow lake add.!
directly north of lx��t "S7fl: Comineiieinit an
planted al lhe N, K. corner of IaM '������'���*> ���>- ��� -'"
ed   "H   It  *-*   K   coruer," and  runr.iof c*^J
chain*, thenee wrsTaU  chain*,   Hj����� t-'*���   * '���
chaina. thence   weat JO  chalm   tlirtice imj^
chaina, Itieuce eaal 40 eha'u-  lo point ��� W
April ilrd, 1*907. BiaTHA Bl*K*
J. E. A��nabi��. Agen'.
Hixly daya after data I intend to 09ftt3m
Hon. Chief Commuainner of Landi Ml *���*���
Victoria, B.C., to pun^hsae thf H:*-|,;:i*1
acrlhcd land, almatcd In the Wait KooMi*r*>|
Irleti Commencing at a puat planted ���������'*���
weat aide ol KouteUST take, near i.r. * ���,
point, and marked 4. McKlnnoni (��� E-����^
poat, tbeuee w eat 00 chaina. IbSOCS ni-ittj
chalm, thence eaat 80 chalua more or leailtj
ahore, C. -..e along lake ihore lo peBSVwSSJ
Dated April 4. 1907, Hlgned J   SltKia^*!
Notice la hereby given thatslslydsjasiW*
I Intend to apply tolbeUou.Clil.l i o ui rou*"
of i hi i- aud worka Ids esmnlssloo te ampt
the foil.. ��� .,,- ilv-urlhed trsct of land ni-eH*
Weal k. ..I. ... , dlatrlot: Com mem IMM*f
pUntM atwiut one half mile north lr��" f��ri
rtitumlt i-rcek, markod Jean .niu.rou'
corner, ihvnee uaat 40 chaina, theasSHJ
chaina, thenee weat 40 chain*, lhencetrH��
cbalna to place o( commcncemuiit ���-_-
Slrd May, 1UU7 .'!*?" *"l*u
William Babiioi-s. AgenV
Notice t�� hereby given tbal ��l*ty 0*��S
dale 1 luleud lo apply lo the H ���>��������� '-��� ' ,
Commlaaloner of Carol a and Worka Ef^fl
alon lo purchaae the IQllowlnMdSSCtlbsfl "JJ
laud, altuated In Weat Kootvnay district Tl
menelng al a poat plentcd on Suinnili r.l
about one half mile uorlhwiai (torn l"t���� P^l
edJ.H McL'a N K. corner, tbenee weal fitaam
Ibence aoulh 40 ehalna, tbeuee eaal *" �������"!
Ihenee north 40 chains to piece vd i1����af I
n,v����t. .    ^...ll
Hrd May. 11W7. John a Nd.*!���-**!
Wtu.lAM Bsasm-s, Agrnu   j
lake nolle llial Harry William- "'^''Jjj
B C., rancher, lntenda to apply ',,r l*J ^0
to purchaae the following deacribed l��u 1
Weat Koolenay diatrict: .nnito*l
Conuucnclng al a poat planted ���dj*se��gj|
aoiithcaat corner of L*Ol au thoiiNaiid unjas^
red and eighty five (IIOHIS), Uroup one '"*:,,
district, thence aouth twenty (90) <*���*���* >,3
weal one hundred and sixty {!��)) chain" '^3
north twenty ('JO)cbnini, thence east ont.
ted and ality (ICO) cbalm U> ihe P"lll���rtH
no io.-in. nt nnd containing 8*1 acn". ���
Dated the 19th day of Msy, 1W7.      ,..���,,.��
���  .      .. *  ** jU*fl
I, the uudcralgncd, after W) davi ml
ply to the Hon the Chief OoniBlssmM
and Worka for perinlaalon to pure"'
lowing  deacribed   land:    Coiniiietic .
marked N. K. C , altuated oil the WkSS
Hlocan lake, about twunty milei from *1JF$3M
thenco weal 40 cbalna, thence aouth ^ .ur|
thence eaat 40 ehnins, thence ftortl1",1''*,������
ahore of lake 80 chains to point of com*'    b
located May 4th. PfUS
' Bauca Whits. *?!t-M
Blxty da/s after date i pn'P<>fem*'.,riSsB
Hon   to   tho t^hluf Commissioner oi TClsiifl
Worka for perinlaalon to purchaae in�� '   ���)��(<���
deacribed land:   Commencing at �� I'" \ pMOM
at tho northweat cornerof lol4!Mm i *��  t,|(Ii.^
ed "P. Mt.tVaHK cerntr poat," monies -jM
80 chains north (bunco BO chaina weat, ".,.>���
chalua aouth, theuco 80 chalua eaal. '�� > ,��� ���
commencement, containing 040 *('"������ ���
Dated thlsOlb day of May, 1W7-  uw-,.il��*.B
(Bignedfl'sTElt M'.'^r   I
per D. X. MoOUUOCH. AgW^J
Nelson Land Diatrict.   Diatrletof Weat K-j^-J
Take notice thnt Ucorge RnfuaLsrtsr v ioI,m
occupation, brldgeman, Intends to;spp 7   tn4[
mlsilon   to purAia-M  "*- '", '"    '
ing at��
and : Commencing et postnlanled n ��� t�� Kuf-M
yeit corner of B. Rohn' eppUcatloii v* r lb-*��D'!g��
narked   H. W.,  thenco  north 40^��'baiin ���   (0 ^��
cbalna, theucu south  ^�� !   .!   PH"*;
preemption,   tlience   wcl,loo ehal"1 jH
mth 'Al cbalna, thenco weit *> <��  m^tt
thence south it) chaina, tnence wl��j -��� - -^
place of   coinnienceiuent   containing
more or loss. �����-,,�� CiH^j The Daily Canadian
Who Want a Good Arcticlc Will Buy
ie BACON We Sell
It Gives Satislaction, Because It Is Lean, Thoroughly
Cured and Smoked.    Our Hams Are
Excellent   Also.    All   Are Canadian
Goods.   Pure Lard in All Sizes.
n Burns & Co., Ltd.
INEL.SOIN, ��3. C-
Dlitrlct ol Weal Kooteuay
,,.   ,,,,,   ..^.trite  Alexander.ol   Ka*lo,
patlou mine manager, lutcnda to ap
lal timber lie���	
Band id-tin
-notice tbat
������ ���   . ��*-... I I 1.11    r.. .	
over tbe follow-
fibc.i land. i:ommenciug at a nest
et the uortheaal corner of Lot 1��*.
XKootcnay DtotrfOt, thence weat ��
-aheuie aoulh 40 chain*, thenoe east Hi
Hence north 40 chaina to the point of
ment, snd containing 240 acrea, more
'Joni' fl, 1907. GEOBOK  AUIiMiM.
Id Dlatrlet. District oi Weat Kootmiay
Ure lhat George Alexander, of Kaalo.
ipatluti mine manager, lntenda to ap-
^eclal timber licence over the follow-
.d lauda: I ommencing at epbtt
�� the aoiltbOaHt corner of Lot HMft.
Kootenay IMairltl, theuee north mi
'nnce west ta." chain*, thence aoutb 80
_ -e eaal 80 cbalna to point of com-
it,  and  containing 640 acres, more or
Jem- T>, \901
id Dlstrlot.   District of Weat KOOtonay
;��Mrtlcc [hat i.eorge   Alexander,   of  Ka^lo,
^^petion miue manager,, lntenda u�� ap
Brr:'ial limber licence over the lollow-
d   lands 1     Goinmeiiciug at a   MM
a   the southeast   corner   ul   Un   lu*,
Kootenay   Di*irlet.   thence    north HO
Once  eaat CO cbalna,  tbenee  aouth 80
mc*'   weat   ��0  ehalna   lo   the   point   of
mt  and  coutainlug 4��0 acre-it. more
27, van.
Oxor<ig Alexander.
���fed iMalrlct.   Dlitrlct of Weat Kootenny
lee that Gmirge  Alexandci,  of   Kaalo,
tlon mine manager,   iuunda  to ap
1 limber licence over the   follow-
lauda:    Torn rue uciug   al   a   BOSt
the   nortbeaat   corner   of   Lot 1004,
*,  Kootenay    District,   thence   weat   40
them-,   .ouih lb) ehalna.  ibence  east 40
theuee !...nl. ISO  cbalm   to   the point oi
������������lent   and   containing M0 acrea, more
, I9tn.
geobok ai.kxani.br.
ind Dlilrict.   District of Weal Koownay
illee that George Alexander, of  Kaalo,
atlon mine manager, lntenda   lo ap-
ClBl   timber   licence over lhe follow
lauds:    Commencing  st  a   poat
be  south weat corner of Hcctlmi   13.
--, K.K.tenay District,  thence north 40
tiie   aouth   boundary   of   tbe   Indian
then, ant   about   10 cbalna   to   the
orner of aald Indian Keaerve, thence
tin-, thence eaat about 70 chains to
nnilarr of Lot US, ihenee aouth SO
Mas west Hi ehalna to the point of
nent  and   containing 600 acrea. more
llnne/T, 1 a.:
GXOHOK .1 ;XX iNl.H:
sod Dlatricl. Dlatrlet ol W eat Kootenay
Mice tbat tieorge Alexander, of Katdc,
���patlou mine manager. Intends to ��p
^ jclal limber licence over the follow-
_��d lands; Commencing at a l��oai
���"the Intersection of tbe norlh .tne of
. Township  1. Koolenay    District, and
L�� of the Indian Reeer-re, thence aoutb
, .heme east shout 70 ehalni to the west
i Of I-ottM.   tbence   north  80 chains.
m\a\ ahoul 70 cbslm to the point of corn-
Bit, and containing ItOO acres,  more  or
one t,. vxn.
nd Dlilrict.   Dlalrlctof Wesl Kootenav
Otice   that  tieorge   Alexander, of Kaslo,
���nation mine uianager.  lntenda to ap-
HMclal timber licence  over  the follow
rlbed   lands:     Comnnnelng al  a poal
���tlti" interaectlou  of the south   line of
a,  Township 7. Kootenay   Dlstrlet,   and
JLe of the Indian Reserve, tbenee easl
lehalnM Ut the woat boundary Ol laoinu,
eertti so   cbalna   to  the   aoutb   bank   of
Kr.   thettce    westerly 80 chaina  along
������ntoIGoet river  to the weal lineol said
m, thence  south  -*> chalua to  polnl  of
Eur nt and  containing ft*,) acrea, more
Bfcne 21, 1907.
*n*l Dlatrlet    Dlalrlctof Weat Kootenay.
joe   that  George  Alexander of Kmlo,
nation   mine manager, intends to ap-
lal   timber  lleeneo over the follow-
d   landa:     Gomincuclng  at a posl
the Boulliwi'Bl corner olla>t BOft. ��J roup
llstrlct,  thenco aouth   loo chains,
bo chaln�� to the northeast uorner of
*�� reaervo; thenco north about ��) chains
hirer:   tbenee westerly along the south
���feet river about 1ft chains to lhe siMilb-
ol   UH 4U1   Ihenee north about .W
the  northwest  corner of said I-ol 4.M;
ut about 7*1  chains  W  the southwest
Lot 89); thenoe northabont ��� chains
itheaai corner ol Lot B3B] ihenee west 4U
thu point of commencement, and con-
""acre", morenrleia.
Alotlce la Hereby given thai W days
El intend to applv to the Chief ( on-
m, ot Laud and Works, for a special
Vent and carry timber from the follow*
Mbed lauds, al lusted on the southeast
TKmon river. In the district of WSSt
WO: Commencing at a |mwi placed �� "'"i
"wchI of Itnse laial creek marked "11. M
���nrthwesl  oorntr," thenoe mo ehalni
IctncHO cbalna cast, thence 80 chains
lencc Hi' chaina weat lo place of coin-
on the llth day of Juno, 1W7.
It    M. RBRVXS, l-ocator
btotlce  Is  hnieby  given    tbat  8o  daya
11 Inteud tu apply  In the thief torn-
, of   Landa  and  Worka,  for  a apeelal
cut aud earrv timber from the fnllow-
Ibcil   lauds  silualed on   lhe  sontbeiial
IBalmou river, tu tbe district ol  West
,:   Commencing at a post placed ��'"'''<
west of Hose Ix-af creek, marked ������li.  AI.
->Io. 2 aoulbwoat   coiner."    thence m
north,   thunce 80 chains east,  thence 80
iouth.  thenco U0 chslua weat to place of
on tho 10th day of June, 1W7.
It. M. IlBRVRa. Ixicator.
and Diatrict.   Dlatrlet ol Weal Koolenay.
ita hereby given  that thirty daya  alter
io. V Hwediwrg,  of   Nelson,   II. C , miner,
I to applv   to   the   Hon . the Chit f Cominta-
IS Landa  and  Worka, at  Victoria,  for   a
iZllcense  to  cut   and   carry away   Umber
���he following ileserlhed lantla, altualed on
Mh creek, In tbe W.-at Koolenay illilrlet:
iP"i ommencing at a post narked J  Pi H'a
limit,   northeast corner pout, loealcd ou
���fit  of Hummlt crock, about 2 mllea from
Meek,   theuee  running aoulh-SO   ehnins,
���Tyunnlng west 40 chaina, thence running
nf ehatna,   Uicnce   weal  40 chaina, thence
pohnliiH, ihenee   ruunlmi east 40 chains,
mining  aoutb  40 chaina, theuco ceat 40
J place ol commencement.
���thla fith day of June, 1007.
J. P. HwsniiKiui. locator,
ommencing  at a post marked J. P. H'a
limit, northweat corner post, Located nn
" of Hummlt creed about two mllea from
eek, thcucc running south 80 cbalna.
Tunning oaat 80 cbalna, tbence running
i chains, tbence running west B0 chaina
of commencement
the Mb day of June, 1907.
J. P. Bwiubebu, Locator
Nelson L| nd District District of Weat Koolenay
'lake notice tbst Waller Kdwards of Ferguson,
B.C. occupation cook, lntendi to apply tor a
special timber licence over tbe lollowlng described lands: Commencing at a posl planted
IU miles tips creek running Into lhe bead of
Carlb k> lake, on the east aide of Cariboo lake
and marked "Walter Edward's north Weat corner," I hence south 80 chains' thence east 80
chaina. thence nntth 80 chains, thence west Ml
ehalna to point of commencement, and containing filO acres, more or lesa.
Dated April/7th, llJ 17 Waltkr Kuwaruh.
by hla agent J\ C. Manning.
Nelson tend WitrfOt Dlatricl of Weat Kootenay
Take notice thai Walter Edwards, of Ferguson,
B C, occupation cook, intends toapply for a
special ilinlmr licence over the fallowing described landa; Commencing r*l *���* p*'��i ������' ��� mil-a
up Htcvena creek aud a '�� mile easl from A.
Kvati'a corner post No. 9, and marked "Walter
Kdwards a northwest eorner poat," thence eaat
40 chains, thiuce south HW chains, thence weat
40 chatus, thence uorth Ho chaina to point of
commencement, and contaiulug 640 acres, more
or leaa.
Dated May30th,UOT, Wai.i-bk Ehwakds.
by his agent F C. Manning.
Nelaon Laud District. Dlstrictof Weal Kootenay
Take notice that W alter Kdwards. of Ferguson.
B. C, occupation cook. Intends to apply for*
special Umber licence over tbe following deacribed lands: Commencing at a poat ptanu-d
about n mile from the head of dirsl*.... lake autl
one mile esst of said lake, and marked "Walter
Edward's southwest corner." thence Uorlh 80
chains, thence eaat ftochalua. ihenee south 80
chains, tbence weal 80 ehalna to polnl of commencement, and containing 610 acrea, more or
Dated Mayaoth, 1907. Walter Kdwabus.
by hla ajcent F. C. Manniso.
Nelaon Laud District.  Diatrict of Weat Kootenay
Tase notice tbst Arthur K. Evans, of  Beaton.
B. C, occupation cruder, lntendi toapply for a
special   limber  licence  over   tbe  following   dei-
crlttwtl   landi.:     Commencing   al  a posl   plauted
about 6 uillei up Htcvena creek  ruuning into the
east aide ol Cariboo lake  marktd   "A. a.  >.van'a
t-outhwest corner p����t,M thence north 80 chaina,
thence   eaat 80 chads,   thence   aoulh HO chaina.
ibence  west 80 cbaiua   to  p dot   of eummence-
menl. and containing MO acres, more or leas
Dated May 80th, 1907. Vinnin K, 1-. vans.
by his ageut F. C. Manmnb.
Notice la hereby given that thirty daya after
date 1 intend toapply lolhe Hon. tbe Chief I'lim-
mtaalouer of Ij.hI- and Works for a special li-
eenM to enl aud carry away timla.'r lroin tbe
following descrlln-d lands in Weat Kooleuay
diitrict: Couiioeiiclug at a |>ost planted on the
in rlh bank ol leu Mile creek, about one mile
and a half from Hlocan lake, marked 11 II Pitts'
northwest corner post. Iheuce vast ISO ehalna,
thenee aoulh 4o chains, thence west UK) chains,
thenut north 40 cbaiua to place of eommenoe-
Dated tlili .*' n, day of June, 1907.
H. H. Pitts, I-oca tor,
A. W. HTUBHH, Ageut
Notice Is hereby given that thirty daya after
date I luleud to apply lo Uu- Honorable
Chief Commlaaloner ol Landa and Worki at
Victoria. B.i ., for a apeclai license to cut and
carry away timber from the following described
lauds in West Kootenay district: Commencing
at a |K)sl planted ou Hie weat bank of Hmelter
tr.'cek, about oue mile south of lhe City ol Nelson,
Ihenee soutb 80 chulus, tbeuee wed 80 chalui,
Uoice utirih HOidiattiH, thence easl M) chains to
plaee of commencement.
Dated thla llth day of June. 1907
0, c, ci.ark, locator.
D. Umtii, Agent.
Nelson Land District. District of West Kootenay
Take notice that John I'hllbert, of Nelsou,
British Columbia, aaloon keept r, Inicnds to
apply for a special thu tier license over the following deeenbed lands; Commencing at a poat
planed about three mllea up tbe tlrat right
hand branch of l.o-i rn*ek aud about live mllea
distance and lu a southeasterly direction from
the juucllon of aald ' "-' creek and tbe aouth
fork of Halmon river In the Nelson land district,
thenoe noun ���-"��� . luim-. lhe tne east 8o cbiilui,
Ibence south 80 chains, ihenee wesl 80 chaina to
point of eoinmencement, and containing 640
acres, more or less.
Dated June Uth,  l'*-*;. John I'hu.hKRT.
Nelson IaiiiI District.   District of Weil Kootenay
Take  notice  tbst  John   Phlll>ert.   of  Nelson,
Btltlab    CulumbU
limber   license  over  the  ..
 eiht tO chains,   llmnce aniit	
Hit nee east 80  chains,   theuee   north   HO ebalua
to point of commencement,  aud  containing  C40
acres, more or leas.
Dated June 12th, 1907. JuiIN I'nn hkht.
Nelson Land DKtrtct. District ol Wesl Koolenay
Take notice that John 1'hillfcrt. of Nelson,
Brltlah Cciciubla, saloon kceja-r, Inteuda to
apply forasneclal thnber license over the follow lug descrilied lands: Commencing at a uoat
planted DO lhe mirih -i'l.- ������! i >���-*. creek about
lour miles distant and In an easterly direction
from the junction of said Uist creek and the
aouth fork ofnalinou river lu Ibe Nebou Und dlstrlet thence w> st MOebalns, thenee aoutb HO chaina
thence east Mi chains, Ihenee north 8o chains to
point ol commencement, and containing mo
acres, more or leaa.
Dated June CJth, 190V, John I'hii.bbrt.
Nelson I-and District. District of Weat Vootousy
Take notice that John Phllbert, of Nelson,
Brltlab Columbia, aaloon keeper, intends to
apply lor a apeclal timber license over tbe following described lands: Commencing at a poat
about one uud one-half miles up the lint right
hand brunch of I ...al ereek, and about four mllea
dlsiaiil and in a southeasterly direction Irom the
junction of sold i.o-i ceek mil the south fork of
-tn I in on river III tbe Nelson bind district, Ihenee
iiitriii ""i ei.'i.n- . Ihenee cast 80 chalua, thence
south 80 chains, thence west Hi chutim to point
of commencement aud containing 640 acrea,
more or leas.
Dated June l'Jth, 11KI7. JoilN I'lMl.liR-Hi.
Nelson land Dlatrlet. Dlalrlctof Weat Kooleuay
Tako notice that fobn Pllbert, of Nelson,
British Columbia, saloon keeper, lntendi to
apply for g special limber license over the followlug deacrlbcd lands: Cnmincu''|ug at a poat
plumed nbout two miles up lhe right band
branch ol UOft creek and about four mllei .lis
tant and in a soulbettNlerly direction from the
junction of snld Lblft creek and the south fork
of Halmou river in Iho Nelson land dlatrlet,
thence aouth 80 chains, thcucc cast 80 ehalna,
i to nee north 80 chains, i heme weat 80 ehalus to
point of commencement, uud eontainlnK 840
BcrcKfctnnrc or leaa.
DaUd June Uth, 1W7. Job* I'hii.bbrt.
Nelson Land District. District of West Koo'unay
Take notice that John Pbllbo t of Nets""
British Columbia, saloon keeper, lntenda lo apply for a special timber licence over the following described lands: Commencing at a
post ida ii led on the north aide of Isist creek and
about four miles distant and in an cnalerlv
dlicction from the Junction of said Lost croek
and the sonth fork of Halmon river In the Nd
ion laud district, theuco raat 80 chaina, thence
south 8o chains, thence weat 80 chains, theuco
north 80 cbalna to Ibe point of comineticumunt
and containing 640 acrea, more or lesa.
Dated Juuo Uth, liVL John Philbbrt
Alleged  Discovery of System  of Canala
on   Mara  Received   by   Many
With  Ridicule.
* Philadelphia, July 25.���"Sensational
Antrnnomy," Is the term applied by
Prof. Charles h. Doollttle of the chafr
or itHtronomy at the University of Penn-
H.vlvanla anc director of the Flower Oi>
Hervatory, to the efforts of various scientists to prove that the planet Mars
Is Inhabited.
The fact that Mars is at this time
but 38,000,0011 tulles away from us as
compared wifh about 224.000.oOO miles
ut tho other end of Its orbit does not incline Professor Doollttle to believe anything will be learned about conditions
on that planet, and he has no expecta-
tation of great results from the expedition now working iu South America.
"I do not take much Interest In sensational astronomy," he said today.
"There la little of truth In the professed
expectation on the part of really scientific men of obtaining by means of photography a much more detailed knowledge of Mars than we already have.
"I do not expect that the telescope
or the telescopic camera will -ever actually detect the figures of living creatures upon Mars. Scientific inventions
will have to go farther than it has gone
���a good deal���before that ts done.
"There is nothing really determinate
in our knowledge of the so-called canals
of Mars. There Is no conclusive proof
to support-ftny of the several theories
that hnve been advanced in regard to
this optical phenomenon. The very fact
that the lines appear to lie so mathematically exact would be to refute the
idea that they nre artificial water channels for Irrigation or other purposes. It
Ih absurd to suppose that any intelligent beings would construct a canal
in perfectly  straight  and  parallel lines
Nelaon Land Diatrict. Diatrict ol West Kootenay
Take notice tbat Will Ism Andrew Boas, ol
Kerule, B C . hotel keeper. Intends to apply for
a special timber licence over the following described landa:
No-1-Commencing at a post planted about
five miles weal of the Kootenay river, on Corn
en-.'k. In the Dlatrlet of West Koolenay, and
being about six miles north of the International
i-.iiiiidn.ry Hue, and shout two miles weet of tim
ber licence No. 6A45. thence aouth 60 chains,
thence eaat ho chaina, thence nortb 80 chains,
thenee weat *0 ehalna to point ot commencement
and containing frto acrea. more or less.
Located l.Mh Juue. l**/7.
Ne 2 ���4 'ommencing at a post planted at tbe
northweat corner of William A Boas' No. 1 claim,
tbence -..ni ii aO chaina, tbenee weat 80 chaina,
thence north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,
to tbe |KJlnt of commencement, and containing
640 acres, more or leas.
LoomM 1Mb June,19U?.
No. I -Commencing at �� post planted about
two miles weat of tbe northeast corner of William Bou' No 2 claim, tbenoe south 80 chains,
thenoe east 80 chains, tbence north no chslua,
Iheuce west tin chaina to the point uf commence
meut. aud containing 640 acrea, more or lesa.
I.... tu. -i l.Mh June, 1007.
No 4.-Commencing at st a poat planted at
lhe uorthwest corner of William A Koaa' No. 8
claim, theucu norlh 80 chaina, thenee w-nat HO
ehatna tlicnce south 80 cbalna, theuee eaat B0
chalua to the point of commence men t, contain
lug 840 aerea, more ur leaa.
Located 1 >U. June, 1907.
No- fi.���Commencing at a poat planted at tbe
northweat corner of William A. Boaa' No.3claim,
Ibence aonth 80 chalua, thence weat 80 chaina,
thenee north 80 chaina. thence eaat 80 chains to
the point of commencement, and containing 640
sere-, more or less.
Located 15lh lune,lW7.
No. 6.���Commencing ata post planted about
two Jl Ilea west of the northeast cornerof William A Boaa'No 5elaim. thence south 80 chains,
tbence esat 80 chains, tnence north 80 chains,
thence u cat 80 chslua to tbe point of commencement, aud containing 640 acres, more or leas
Loeetod l.Mh June, 1907.
No 7.���Commencing ata post planted at tbe
northweat corner of William A. Boaa" No. 6claim,
th-sne* north 80 chains, theuee east 80 ehalna,
thence south HO chains, tbence west 80 chaina to
point of commencement, und containing 0M)
acres, more or leas.
Located lfith June. 1'tn
" No 8 -Commencing at �� post planted about
40 ehatna south of the northwest corner of William K. Koch* No 6 claim, thenoe uorth 81 chains,
Utanca WOSt no chalua. tbence aouth 80 chaina,
tlicnce eaat 80 rhaina to lhe point of commencement, aud containing 640 acres, more or leaa.
Located 15th June. 1907.
No 9 ���Commencing at a poat planted about 40
chains south of the northwest corner of William
A Koas' No. 6 claim, thence aouth *) chains,
thenee weat SO chalua, theuci uorth 80 chains,
Iheuce esst ��o < halna to the p*dn* of commencement, and coiilaiuing 040 acrea, more or lesa.
Located 16th June. 1907
No 10���Commencing si snoBt planted about
two mllea weat ot the northeast cornea ol William A Boas' No. 9 claim, thelice aouth 80 chaina,
Ihruce eaat ��0 chsins, thonce north 80 chaina,
thenee west HO chslua to the point of commencement, and containing640 acres, more or less.
located 1Mb June, 1907.
No. 11 ���Commencing at a post planted about
two miles weat of the northeast corner of William
A Boas* No. 9 els in. thence north 80 chaina,
ihenee eaat HO chains, thenoe aouth 80 chaina,
thence weat. ho chains to the point of commencement and containing 610 acres, more dr leaa.
Ij.i ated 1Mb June. 1907.
No II, Commencing at a posl planted about
10 cbilns south ol the northwest corner of
William A. Koaa' No. 10 claim, UMBOS south HO
chaina, thence w-st 80 chains, tbence north HO
ehains, thunce eaat 80 chains to polut of commencement and con tain ing 040 acres, more or leas
Uieated 15tn June, 1907.
No. 18 -Commencing at a post plauted about
90 chalua south ol the uorthwest eorner of William A BOH* No. 10 claim, theuco north 80
chains, thence weat 80 ehalna, thence aouth 80
chaina, tbence eBat80 chalua to the point of comT
meneement and coutalulng �����*> acres more or loss,'
Dated this Mh day of July, Wfl.
Take notice that Dan Baker, prospector, of
Klko, B. 0i Intends lo apply for a special timber
licence over tbe lollowlng described landa:
No i* Commencing at a poit planted In the
diatrict ot West Kootenay, about eight miles
woat ol tht Koolenay river near tho north bank
of boundary creek and one mile north of tbe International boundary line, which chums are descrilied aa follows: At the northweat Oorner ol
timber licence No. 8067, ihenoe north 80 chains,
thence cast 80 chains, iheuce south 80 chalua,
tbence weatso chains to place of commencement.
Datetl lat June, 1907. I>an IUkkr,
No '2.--Commencing at s poal planted at the
���oulhweat corner ol 1 an baker's No. 1 claim,
thence norlb ho ehalna, thenco weat 80 chaina,
thence aoulh 80 uhalns, thence oaat 80 chains to
place of commencement.
Dated lat June, 1907. Dan Bakvh.
No. 3.-Commencing at B poat planted at tho
northwest comer ol Dan Bakers No 1 "laim,
tbence north 80 chains, theuee eaat 80 chiilna,
ibence aoutb 80 chains, thence weat 80 chalua to
i.l.nc of commencement.
Dated 1st June, 190ft. Dam Baibb.
for ihouHands of miieB on the variable
surface of a planet. There la more
probability In the theory that these objects are in appearance rather than a
reality and due lo almospherlc or gaseous conditions."
Ann Arbor, Mich., .July 25.���"I saw
something in the paper about Mars,"
said Professor Hussey of the University Observatory tonight, "but it was so
evidently a sensational story that I paid
little heed to it except that I turned the
telescope on the planet. I found nothing extraordinary. Of course, we keep
In touch with the planets and stars, but
nothing unusual has been discovered, to
my knowledge."
Cambridge. Mass., July to.���Professor
W. H. Pickering of the Harvard Observatory tonight, said, regarding the
telegram from Professor Perclval Lowell that astronomers sent out by him to
the Andes mountains had photographed
double canals on the planet Mars, that
until further information was at hand
he could not determine how valuable
the discovery might be.
Elaborate plans were made at Harvard observatory la��t night and tonight
to study Mara, but they came to little,
:ts the sky was overcast. However, tt
Is said that In the next few days many
more photographs will he made of the
surface of the planet by telescopic corn-
eras thoughout the country with a view
to discovering something new topographically.
One of the observers at Harvard this
evening said It was very doubtful if any
attempt would be made there to photograph Mars at this time, even though
the skies bo clear. The reason he gave
was that an exposure of four or five
hours would be necessary and that with
so long an exposure as that the plates
would almost certainly be spoiled by
reflections from the electric lights on
the statehouse dome or some of the
many other brilliant illuminations in
Relief From  Shortage  Promlood   From
New Meaaures.
Maple Creek, Sask.. July 25.���With
the steady Influx of settlers into this district, Maple Creek is becoming something more than the centre of tbe ranching industry, and Is witnessing a quite
remarkable industrial development. Dut
with the certain knowledge of valuable
coal measures under the very townslte.
and with good prospects of gas and oil,
the future of this thriving and well-established town will probably be on a
larger scale than even Its own citizens
anticipate. The Maple Creek Oas, Oil
& Coal company. Limited, which was
recently formed by local capitalists,
struck a seam of coal seven feet thick
a little over 200 feet below the surface
while proBpecting for gas within the
town limits, and sampioa ot this submitted to experts in New York have
shown that It Is a domestic coal of fine
quality, being superior to the well-
known Gait coal at Lethbrtdge.     ���
The company is prepared to invest
$250,00 in development work, and a contract has already been let for sinking a
well 3,6000 feet for gas, which will no
doubt incidentally settle the value and
extent of the coal measures. If, as is
confidently anticipated, a big coal deposit is stripped here, it will give Saskatchewan a nearer and better source
of supply than is at present available,
and will do much towards solving tho
fuel  problem of the West.
���n,*,, a.���-Commencing at a poat planted at the
nortbeaat corner of Dan Baker'a No. 2 claim,
ibence north 80 cbulns, thence west 80 cbalna.
thence aoulh 80 chaina, theuco oaat chaina to
place of commencement.
Datetl 1st June, 1907. Dan Hai-.sk.
No. .'v Commencing at a poat planted at the
northwest coruer of limber licence No 8069,
thence north 80 cnains,, thence eaat 80 chain*.
thonce aoulh 80 chains, thence west 80 cbalna to
place of commencement.
Dated Juue 4th, 19tfl. Dan Baksr.
No. ft.���Commencing at a post planted at the
northwest corner ol Dan Bakera No 6 claim,
thence north 80 chains thence east 80 chaina,
Ihenee aoutb 80 ohalns. thence wesl 80 chains to
place of commencement.
Dated June 4th, 1907. Dan Bakkr.
No. 7.���Commencing st a poat planted at the
northeast conn r of timber licence No. 8000,
thence north 80 cbalna, thence west 80 chaina,
theuee aouth 80 chalua, thence east 80 chaina to
point of commencement.
Dated June 4lb. 1907. Dan Bakkr.
No. 8.���Commencing ai a pout planted at the
noriheaat coruer of I>an Baker's No 7 claim,
theuee north 80 chains, tbence west 80 cbalna,
thence soulh 80 ehalna, thenco east 80 cbaiua to
piece of commencement.
Dated June 4th. 1907- d*n Bakkr.
IN THE MATTER of tho "Rivera and
Streams   Act"   nnd   amendments
IN THE MATTER of an Application of
The Canadian Pacific Timber
Company. Limited.
Notice la hereby given tbst 60 days after date
TheCansdlan Paclllc ��� Imber Company, Mmlh-d,
Intends to submit to tho Honorable Chief i\nn-
mlaaaoncr of Landa and Worka a pr posal under
the provlalonaof the "Kfrers and Streams Act"
end amendments thereto, (or the right to lm-
prov- Trout creek aud Ita tributaries from the
source* of such creek and trlbutarlca to the point
���wh-Tc Lhe aame flown Into Trout take In the Dlatrlet of Weat Kootenay, and to remove obstruction* tberetrom noA make the same fit for driving, atorlng, aortitis; and booming logs, rafts snd
crafts, and tbe flumlng of lumber thereon, alao
for the rleht to collect tolla thereon. ���
Tin- land* riffec'e 1 are Crown landa and Lola
770, 79S0, 7961, 772, 771 7��, 7fl2 and 190, all In
Group l, West Kootenay.
Dated this 80th day of May, 1907,
bv their solicitor, B. M. Macdonald.
Queen's Hotel
Baiter Mreal, Nelson. B. O.
Lighted by Electricitj and
Heated 07 Hot Air
BAT-5B  13   PBB DAT
Urg, .nd (Jomfortsble Bedrooms .nd First-
i;ls.,i��mliiK Room.   Hsmple Uooms for Oommer-
cl.l   M>n
MRS. K. C.CLABKK. Proprtetnaa
Grand Central Hotel
Thoroughly renovated and refurnished. Rooms 50 cents upward. The
dining room is unexcelled in the city.
Hou&e heated throughout with hot
J. A. EIUCKSON, Proprietor
Telephone, 250.    Opposite Court House
and Poatofflce. Nelson. B. C.
Tremont House
Kurope.n .nd Amertcn Plrsn
Heals a ata.   Boom, trom *�� cu. to 11
Only Whit*? H.lp Employed.
BrUer St.. Nelson Proprietor.
Battlett   House
Best Dollar-a-Day Howe in Nelson.
The Bar is tbe Finest.
White Help Only Bmployed.
JoMphlne St.
Nelson. B. O.
Royal Hotel
Bates fl and 11.60 a Day.
Special Rates to Resuhu- Boarders.
Moat comfortable qu.rters In Nelson-
Only the beat of Llqnor. .nd ligara.
In the matter of an application lor Ibe luue of
H.luplii-Htenr the Certificate of Title lor Lota
16 ami 17, Block "Jti, Town of Nelaon.
Notice la hereby ilven that It la my Intention
to luue at the expiration of one month after the
flrst publication hereof a duplicate of the Certificate or Title for the above Lota in the name of
FranccB K. Day, which Certificate la dated the
Ittth Beutamber, 1Mb and numbered VOL
LhihI kegbdrv Office, Nelaon, B.C 15th June,
1907. H. F. MacLEOD,
District Keg lat re r.
Notice to Delinquent Co-Owner*
ToCharleaO. Simpaon, or any other person
to whom be may have transfetred hla interest in
the "May Blossom" miner-il claim, altuated on
Brown Mountain, two and a half mllea southwest of Ymlr, in tho Nelson Mining Division, of
West Kootenay District, and recorded lu the
Recorder's ofllee, for tbe Nelion Division.
You and each of you are hereby notified that
1 have expended two hundred and five dollars
POCOO] in labour aud improvementa upon the
above mineral claim in order to hold tbe same
under the provisions ol the Mineral Act. and 11
within ninety davs from the date of this notice
von fall or refuse to contribute your portion of
the expenditure, (which Is one hundred and two
tifty dollars (flOUty lor the two years ending
���ith May. 19(17,) together with ah costs of adver
Heine, your Interest in tho said claim will become the property of the undersigned under
Sec. 4 of an Act eulltled : "An Act lo Amend tbe
Mtucral Acl.mw."
Dated at Ymir, B. C . 18th May, 1907.
Notxc Is hereby given tbat after the expiration
of slaty days from the date hereof the Patrick
Lumber Company, Limited, lntenda to submit to
tho Honorable Chief Commlaaloner ot Lands and
Works a proposal under the provisions of tbe
"Rivera and btreama Act" and Amending Acta,
forlhorlwht to improve the Slocau rivtr from
the mill dam of said company (situate nbout
three miles above the Junction of said Slocan
river with tho Kootenay river.) to the mouth of
the Liltlo Slocan river,and to Improve ihe Little
Slocan river aud branches thereof to the northern boundary of sub lot 2, lot 7100, and sub-lot 1,
lot 7101 xrcup ,,m'. Kooteuay district, and to
Improve the tributaries of said rivers; and remove obstructions from aald rivers and tributaries, and to imike thes-amo fit for driving.storing, sorting boot*ing aud rat lug logs, limber,
lumber, rufts, and traits; also for the right to
collect tolls thereon.
The binds to be affected are the following: (a)
Lott* :io:t -:if.9, wr*l, 6461, 645*1, 3010, 08��7, M��, new,
7.vj;t, TODS, wS6i '181'A all in Uroup one, Kootenay
district; also landa covered by pre-emptions
numbered 46, 10=1, 111, 185, 148 164 and 67u; al*o
bind** covered bv timber licenses numbered .'>S*&6,
.,.-*>.[. V.-.I. ���*^"'. ���'''���**;, i���>' ��7, and MIS; also lands ol
the crown.
Dated this 6th day of July, 1907.
by Ita solicitor, R. W. Hawninotok,
Notice la herebv given tbat the Wattsburg
Lumber company has npplied to Ilia Houor the
Lieutenant Governor in council, under the pro-
vlnlous of tho "Rivers and Streams Act." for the
right to improve Rykerta creek, in the dlstilet of
West Kootobay. British Columbia, by removing
tha obstructions therefrom and straightening
tbe banks thereof, aud 'to construct dams, booms,
slides and chutos, and makCHiicb other improve-
im -ins us mm* be necessary for tho driving aud
rafting of lo��s and the tl tuning of timber thereon
The binds to be affected are govermont lands and
I.ntN Jii mill 'Aii, tiroup 1. Kooteuay district, aud
the tolls thai ure lunpoacd lo be charged, if any,
arosttch as may be fixed by a Judg.-of ibe county
court of West Kootenay.
Dated ibis rah dav of March, A. D. 1W7.
Have Been Most Scsccessfcl  T7***��i.   T  *****��**
Recently In Selling Oar
We tell only good .elected lands ���and at reasonable prices.
8.  M.  BRYDGES,
Brydges, Blakemore & Cameron, Ltd,
Lots for Safe at from $100 to $200
Prices will be raised 15 per cent, after 1st August.   Buy while they arc
cheap.   Terms one-third cash, balance in six and twelve months.
We Have Fot Sale One of the Pretttest Homes la
Nelson, Srtwated ta Fatevte w, Close to the Car Line
Large 7-room house. Stone foundation and first-class cellar. Complete water system. 10 lots under cultivation and planted In large, bearing fruit trees.   This la a snap.   For particulars apply to
Choice Fruit
I Have 10,000 Acres
of tbe
Choicest Frott Lands In
H-rtttsn Cowmbta*
Can sell any quantity from 5 acres to 2,ooonn one block.
Buy now and get the ground floor prices.
Nelson, B. C.
Something for the practical man.
Just Investigate!���That Is All we
ask of you; and you owe that much
to yourself.
Kootenay Orchard
on  1600   acres,   south   of   Burton   city,
for sale.    Apply to
The H. & W. Land Co., Limited,
Summer Ezcotslon
.... Rates East
To Winnipeg $46.20
To Port Arthur. St. Paul,
Daiuth, SioazQtr
Chicago S64.00 Montreal I8-4.00
Toronto $78.50 St. John $94.00
St. Louis $60.00 Ottawa  $82.55
New York $100.00 Boston $85.50
Halifax $101.80
On Sale July 3. 4, 5.   August 8, 9, 10.
September 11, 12, 13.
First Class Round Trip, 90
Days Limit.
Corresponding reducllnna rrom all
Kootenay points. Tickets available for
lake route including meals and berths
on lake Bteamera. Through rates quoted
to any station tn Ontario, Quebec or
Maritime provinces on application.
A. M. Can. Bee. 0. K.
.       Mining Worn a Specialty.
Office: Bealey Building.   P. O. Box 434
Baker St.. NELBON, B. C.
F. C. GREEN       F. P. BURDEN       A. H. GREEN
Civil Engineers, Dominion and British
ColumbU Land Surveyors
F. 0. Box 145    rUot 141 B.
A.a.p.4..V.ncouTer. D. P.A.. N.lson
AND IN THE MATTER OF the plan of
tha Townslte of Robson, part of Lot
Three Hundred and One (301,)
Group Om (1,) Kootenay, of record
In the Land Registry Office at Nelson aa "626."
Take mil *������<��� tb.t nil the vfith il.y ol July, A. I).
-'nn. .t tb. hour ol lo-.ati o'rlock in the (or.noon,
At the Court IIoumi la the city ot Nelson. In th.
ProTlnee ol British i:*ilumbl.. sppllctlon will
be msile to the Judge of tho County Court ol
Went KooUiu.r, by tbe ColumbU--. .ml Kootou.y
Hnilw.y .ml N.vlg.llnu Company lor .u order
llmi the plsn ol the s.ld Townslte ol Robson, of
reeord .1 Nelson, In th. Province ol British
.'olumbls, .s "0 fl" tie enrolled, .nd that th.
itliplh'Aiii msy "")">��� the Isn't, oomprirskl within the sold Town Mile Ire. trom ami sssimMiis
or rlKhls ol sny person to open ur laad or
lsnes, street or streets, si|u.r* or ttmm, perk
or psrks .cross, within or upon Midland*.
Ihtted .t the illy ol Nelson, In tbo Province ol
Urltlsh ColumbU, this 27th il.y olJiin., A.D.,
As.nts for UniKhecil. Bennett, Allison, Taylor
A Mcta-es.   Bnlleltor. and .gents lor tbe
Co',.ini'-ts A Konten.y Kailw.y At N.vlga-
tlon *Jomp.uy, applicant..


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