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LUMR  I.     NO.   278.
NELSON, B. C., WEDNESDAY, MAY I, J907.
Putt Cents a Month
���SULTJN DOUBT
ners Not Unlikely to
I Keject Agreement.
IL TOWNS EXCITER
kt Uncertainty as to Issue oi Vot-
jing Tomorrow���Some Locals
Sure to Be Against.
Bprclal to The Dally Canadian.)
Mny I. 3:30 p. m.���The vote
le district on the agreement Is to
laken tomorrow. Gladstone local
(likely break about even, with per
1 ti little against agreement. Michel
etlng last nlgbt aeemed to tig
Malum It. It looks aa if tbe mln-
|��ill turn down the dlatrlct board,
lintiki' tin- operator, come higher if
1 wish tu stand oil Investigation.
rn niesilng of the Fernie local
pss.-iJ yesterday alternoon in Stock's
Interview  wllh   Mr.   Sherman
|iiikIii, lis- said that the meeting was
h.itlsfus 1.. 1 ;.*   from every  point ol
and that he had absolute confl-
in the men voting to accept the
etneiii  tiiat   goes   before   tbem  on
Irsslay nut Ior a referendum vote.
Sherman    lert    last    night   for
liiel  where ho  will hold a meeting
fn bis arrival, and from there he will
<-l through the various camps ln Alii,   returning  to  Ferule  on   Friday
nlug.    The district hoard members
have been In Fernie for the paat
days left on tlle same train  with
Sherman last night.
Iis-re will probably be no further dements ln the stiuailiin until Thurs-
evenlng, when  the agreement, to-
ir with the referendum vote, will
made public.    Sir William Mulock
make no Btatement on tbe sllua-
except to say that the labor slttia-.
Is a very sensitive problem and re^
res llie mosl Judicious handling. Any
"ss statement might jeopardize the
re situation.
is recognized that the situation has
reached a most critical iiolnt.
sts of men congregate on the street
ers and argue the matter out. The
I'er of the men is at present very
eriuiis, and both parties are practl-
y hsiliiing their breath waiting for
rsBult ot the vote.
li \V. Mulock arrived from the East
t'-rsiay, ihs. train being delayed one
1 lie stated In an. Interview yes
lay that ths. board of conciliation
Investigation had met at 2 p. m.
tin* members were present, namely,
William Mulock. chulrman; Mr.
flier, nf l.sindhreck, for four of the
lianies; F. 11. Smith, of Edmonton.
three of the companies, and L. P.
liln, of Fernie, for the United
Winkers engaged ln this dispute.
niiilliin reached the board that the
concerned were endeavoring lo
h 11 settlement A pro-posltlon to
ITs-et being now before the men.
board deemed It advisable to post-
one consideration uf the question un-
F*rlday, Mny 3rd, when, If the nego-
istiisns referred to proved unaiiccess-
*'. 'li*1 boars! will proceed with the
rk appointed for them.
There Is practically no question In
V "tie's mind that the mlnerB' vole
" R" In fnvor of a return to work,
ie men have now something of defln-
* character to vote upon, and the ac-
[stance of the proposed agreement by
i' executive board goes far to prove
iai the men will go back to work,
robably on Friday morning, or at nny
te, mi Monday morning at the latest.
ENGLISH  TEAM  ENTERS.
"I Compete With Canadian Riflemen
In D. R. A. Matches.
Ottawa
���am
May 1.���An English rifle
will compete at the D. It. A
atcliiH |��� September, and it Is likely
18 lhe I'alma Trophy match will take
'���ra. ai iho meeting of the programme
kimmlttoe of the D. R. A. the matter
as discussed. Tho team will be chosen
��m the MlBley aggregates much in the
tone way as our Blsley men are select-
11 The Kngllsh marksmen will remain
WJ In Ottawa on their way to Aus-
"ill", where they are entered In the
:"i|ilr(. match to be shot in Sydney,
W., In October.
8.
I. C. C. Heara Complalnta.
Washington, May 1.���The Interstate
fomnierce Commission today heard arguments in the case of the Commercial
and Industrial Associations of Union
Springs, Ala., against the Central of
Georgia Railway company, Involving alleged discrimination against certain cot-
'on compresses In which the complain-
"'it is Interested, and also the case of
ine same association agalnat the Louie.
vllle & Nashville and other roads In
which unjust and unreasonable rates
from St. Louis, Nashville and Memphis
lo Union Springs are alleged to bo
charged.
REPEATING  THE OBVIOUS.
Sir Wilfrid Telia London Canadian Club
There la No Dangsr.
London, May 1.���Sir Wilfrid Ijiurler,
the Cauudlan premier, addressing tbe
Canadian Club last night, said he had
no rear that Canada would bo Americanized. The American Immigrants lntu
Canada wore practical people who had
quitted tho United Stales for Canada
because they believed It a better country, with better laws administered tenfold better than the laws of the United
Stales. He was a great admirer of the
American republic, he said, but tho
American who crossed lhe border knew
that his property and life were securer
than in their own country.
TARIFF REFORM.
Auaten    Chamberlain   Believes   Policy
Will Finally Win.
London, May 1.���Speaking at a great
tarin reform gathering al Albert Hall,
Mr. Austen Chamberlain declared tbat
If the elections were to be fought now
on the queation of colonial preference
alone, and apart from party, It could
only have one result.
Mr. Chaplin said that Canada could
not be expected to wait for ever for a
reply to ber offer.
WAR ZONE EXTENDING
Mexico   Roused  at   Indignities  Offered
Her Consul In Guatemala���May
Enter the Conflict.
San Antonio, Texas, May 1���A special to tho Express from Mexico City
Bays:
"The most extreme indignation and
wild excitement have been caused here
by the report and the American and
lhe Mexican legations In Guatemala
City have been stoned by a mob of several hundred men, instigated by agents
of Presldenl Manuel Estrada Cabera of
Guatemala. There Is evidently a strong
Inclination to give credence to the report, and no olflclal denial has been
made though thc federal authorities
refuse to confirm it.
Mexican troops are mobilizing on
tbe Guatemalan frontier, which action
i-s believed to be highly significant,
though the war department has stated
that the mobilization of troops Is nothing more than a move to insure strict
neutrality and to protect Mexican interests against any remote danger from
Irresponsible, marauding bands. Tbe
mobilized force ln the south will be
under the command of Brigadier General Antonio R. Florest, directly assigned to the duty by the war department. He will be aided by Captain of
Engineers Sains, who has already left
here for the Isthmus of Tehannalepec.
Reports are also current here that Minister Gamboa, representing Mexico In
Guatemala, has left that country and
crossed Into Mexican territory. As tbe
result of friction with Cabrera'B government growing out of telegrams sent
from Mexico to Guatemala .relative to
tho asslnatlon of General Manuel Barillas.
"Passports are said to be In preparation for Minister Manuel Girone, Guatemala's representative In Mexico, for bis
return to hlB own country.
Mexico City May 1.���Minister of Foreign Affairs Marlscal, issued a statement last night In which he said that
tho Mexican government had made a
demand on Guatemala that General
Kose Ma.-la Lima, of the Guatemalan
army, bo held on the charge of murder
of General Barillas until extradition papers reached the Guatemalan capital.
The minister says thst the Central
American republic Is not bound by
treaty to acquiesce In Mexico's demand.
He adds, however, that unless Guatemala accceds to Mexico's request on
the groundB of courtesy, diplomatic relations between the countries will be
Beverod. Hut this, thc document adds,
will not necessarily lead to a further or
more serious breach. It Is authoritatively Btated that the report that Mexican troops are being moved to tho Guatemalan frontier Ib correct, but the government maintains that such action has
no partlculor significance at this time.
No word has been received here from
tho Mexican minister In Guatemala in
several days. 	
Old Player Wins.
Albany, N. Y., May l.-A decision of
interest to baseball mognotes and players was handed down >*">frday by the
court of appeal, against he New York
baseball club, of theNaUonal IJMW,
and in favor of Fred Pfeffex, at one time
one of the be.t-known professional play-
��rs In the country. Pfeffer brought an
action against the Nations. Exhibition
company, which Is tho corporate name
of the New York club. Pfeffer was
under contract by which he claimed he
was to receive $2,400 a year 1.nd 1600
additional for playing to the bsdtothii
ability. He claimed to have been sus-
penVd unjustly, It beta* a��Mtlit*
was not ln playing condi t on .He sued
for 1800 and Interest. His c'n'm wns
af forward, assigned to rn^,I__
who ha. finally won a tow*'���"" **
tie Pfeffer playoil .hort stop for Chi
cago In 1888 and earlier.
MAY DAY QUIET
Little Unrest in Europe
or America
PARIS ANO ROME FIRM
Boston Chid Storm Centre���Several
Strikes Inaugurated With
Scenes of Disorder.
Paris, May 1.���Although the entire
garrison of Paris was under arm. and
600 mounted Republican guard, and 400
police reservists were on duty in order
to prevent tbe gigantic May manifestation planned bythe Socialist., the city
presented almost ita normal aspect thla
morning. Troops were massed at the
Prince Eugene barrack., the Bank of
France, the opera, the Grand Palace,
the Bourse, tbe Rue Droit and other
strategic points, but all were discreetly
kept out of light in order to avoid
alarming the population.
The authorities, while not interfering
with the workmen's meeting., were re
solved to break up the flrst attempt at
street demonstration which might lead
lo serious disorders. It waa apparent
thla morning that the mas. of tbe people had not much sympathy with the
agitators. The appeala ot M. Jaures
and other Socialist leader, for a complete suspension of work throughout
France were generally unheeded. All
the stores and restaurants were open
and tbe omnibuses and bone car line*
and electric roada were running as
usual.
Rome, May 1.���The police forbade a
public meeting here today organized by
the Socialist, to commemorate May-
Day, at which Maxim Gorky had promised to speak. All the atret. leading to
the botanical garden, near the Coliseum, where the meeting was to be
held, were occupied by troops or police.
Workmen who gathered in the vicinity
broke through the cordons, entered the
gardens and held a meeting. The Socialist deputy delivered fiery speeches
but Gorky did not appear. According
to one report his absence was due to
the fact that he wa. suffering from
consumption, which prevented him from
making the Journey from Camp Rle to
Rome. But on the other hand. It wae
stated that Gorky had been cautioned
that he would be expelled from Italy lf
he attempted to raise a disturbance.
After this meeting ln the gardens the
workmen who had participated ln it, attempted to march In procession through
the principal strets of the city, but were
prevented from doing so by troops of
cavalry who charged and dispersed the
processionists.
Boston, May 1.���An unusually quiet
May Day throughout New England, with
the exception of this city, was experienced in labor circles today. Minor
troubles In the building trades in some
of the cities and towns were the most
discordant notes outside Greater Boston district, where 1,600 men went out
for higher wagee today, while the
teamsters' strike, which started a month
ago, was still in force with almost daily
scenes of disorder. The majority of ts*
men who went out today were, bakers,
numbering 1,200. They ask for a 10 per
cent. Increase In pay. Asphalt worker,
to the number of 21 quit work today. In
the building trades and other Industries
an amicable adjustment of existing difference! was expected.
Chicago, May 1.���The flrat strike
bordering on May Day In Chicago was
culled yesterday ln the plant of the
Western Electric Co., located at Hawthorne. It was sympathetic in nature.
Because of a grievance of tbe electricians' union against tho company several hundred building mechanic,
walked out under orders from the Associated Building Trades. It was declared by official, of the union, tbat
work on the big plant, which ls one of
the most extensive In the country, had
been practically stopped. It was estimated that 600 men had quit.
New Haven, Conn., May 1.���The 1st
of May finds peace at hand alt over Connecticut execpt for a small freight
handlers'  strike at Waterbury.
LONDON    GOSSIP.
Expressions on Platform and In Pres.
on Conference.
London, May 1.���Blrrell (at Halifax)
said surely lt was an Inconceivable
thought that the Imperial Conference
Bhould meet to consider how beat to
consolidate the Empire and leave Ireland out of account.
Secretary of War Haldane, referring
to the conference proposals, thought
that they had made a step forward towards tbe organization of a scientific
force, for the defence of the Empire as
a whole.
Dr. Charles A. E. HariM of Ottawa
Is to be admitted to the Living Worshipful Company of Musician..
Tuesday*. Spectator says the propoeal
of an Imperial Council has been killed,
killed by Sir Wilfrid Laurier with help
of Oeneral Botha.
The Pall Mall Gazette hope, that Premier Bond', appeal for Newfoundland
will not go unconsidered amid the greater issue, of the premier*, vl.lt.
WILL PUT DOWN WAR.
Women's   Suffrage   Association   Won't
Stand Fer It.
Toronto, May 1.���Abottt 60 members
of the Canadian Suffrage Association,
which favor, the granting of the franchise to women, met at dinner at William's Cafe last night. The majority
of those present were ot the aex which
would benefit from the successful termination of the movement Mrs. Flora
McDonald Dcnlaon presided. She read
a letter from Hon. Mr. Whitney, who
had been invited to attend. The prime
minister expressed the opinion that If
women wanted the right to vote they
could secure It. He felt that the desire
wa. not unanimous, however. Mr. Allan
Studholme, M. P. P., came in from Eaat
Hamilton to apeak In favor of the
ladle... He waa emphatically of the
opinion that they were quite entitled to
vote, and aaaerted that lf they were
given the franchise "there would be no
more of war." Mlaa MoColiough, a member of the final year at Toronto university; Mia. Gibson, president of the
telephone girls' organisation, Mr.. Ada
Marten Hughe, and Mra. Calvert were
among the remaining speakers. The
last-named lady remarked that Susan
B. Anthony had Mid that before ber
time an old maid wae considered a disgrace to the community.
"She i. yet," interjected a voice In
the audience.
"Put him out!" exclaimed the ladle.
In chorus, for It waa one of the male
minority who had made the Incautious
assertion.
WESTERN OROWTH.
Financial   Ststlstloe   Front   Wlnnl.pg,
Calgary and Edmonton.
Calgary, May 1.���Calgary bank Hearings for April were 16,148,906.
Edmonton, May 1.���Edmonton bank
clearing, for April were $4,276,379.
Winnipeg, May 1.���The amount of
custom duties collected at Winnipeg
during the month of April wa. $441,-
462.62, an Increase of $133,337.85 over
the corresponding period last year.
NOT WISE TO PUBLISH
F. Starkay'a Private Report to Board of
Trade���No Further Action
During   Dispute.
At a special meeting of the board of
trade last evening F. A: Starkey gave a
full report of hi. impressions on the
strike situation at Fernie. At the cloee
lt waa considered Inexpedient that
all that Mr. Starkey had learned
should be published at the present June-
ture, and the representatives of the
press present promised compliance wltb
the prudent wishes of the board.
The meeting assembled shortly after
8:30 with President Starkey In the
chair, others present being D. C. Mo
Morris, F. J. Deane, J. J. Campbell, J.
Johnstone, J. L. Buchan, W. W. Beer,
S. A. Kelly, A. W. Dyer, G. E. Brown,
E. K. Beeston, R. G. Webb and I. G
Nelson.
Mr. Starkey read a telegram from W.
Mackenxie King of purport similar to
that published yesterday.
Mr. Starkey then gave an a/count of
hi. ml.alon, Including the statement already given out.
The additional matter, however, was
rather Interesting. On the delegate.'
arrival in Fernie they were met by Hon.
W. H. Cushlng who told them that the
operator, had already told him that the
Intervention of tbe boards of trade was
unwelcome and would be futile.
In tbe public meeting of last Thursday afternoon Mr. Cushlng had denied
that any promise had been made by or
on behalf of the Alberta government ta
pass an Eight Hour law. He was prepared to do so now, but denied any for-
mer promise.
W. Mackenxie King alao denied ever
having made such a promise.
The rest of Mr. Starkey's report I.
withheld trom publication by the re-
quest of the board.
A vote of thanks to Mr, Starkey waa
passed on motion of J. J. Campbell, seconded by I. G. Nelson.
J. J. Campbell questioned the expediency of publishing the president's report
Mr. Starkey drew attention to the expression tn Mr. King's telegram, "Inadvisable to express an opinion at present," but also reminded the board that
the published report bad mentioned difference, among the men aa one of the
cause, of strife.
The vote of thanks waa adopted and
the meeting adjourned.
GRACEFULSPEECH
Sir Wilfrid Silent Only Ib
CHARMING AT BANQUET
Canada's Premier tbe Only Speaker
Who Says Nothing Important���
Passive Resistance.
London, April 30.���A great banquet
was tendered to the colonial premiers
at the National Uberal Club tonight
The Earl of Carrlngton presided. Sir
Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Sir Wilfrid Laurler, Sir R. Bond, Sir Joseph
Ward and other notabilities were present. Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
proposed the health of "Our Guests" ln
ln a felicitous speech, remarking tliey
had come to advance Ideas, which, perhaps, might not ln all particulars be
Identified with those ot the Liberal
party but there 1. no antagonism on
that account, nothing but mutual good
feelings. He ventured to say that the
conference would bring results, lf not
In the acceptance of any particular proposal, ln the developing, strengthening
and securing the great commonwealth
ot states to which they all belong.
On risking to respond. Sir Wilfrid
Laurler received a great ovation (rom
the club members. Sir Wilfrid made a
graceful response, prefacing his remarks by stating he found ln England
far more than ln Canada the atmosphere full of the word "Empire." Proceeding he differentiated trom those who
thought the daya of the Brltlah Empire
were put. England waa the living
mother ot, all living nations and the
motto of the Empire should be Imperial
unity with local liberty.
Referring to the difference between
the economic conditions of the old country and the colonies, Laurier Instanced
the burden of militarism, which all the
peoples ot Europe labored under. He
thanked Heaven that Canada waB free
from that burden, and the forthcoming
celebration of a century of peace between Canada and the States would be
an example to all the world. Canada's
chief Item of expenditure was ln the direction, creation and development of
routes of commerce; she had a complete railway system to build to the
Georgian Bay canal.
Sir Robert Bond said he represented
a "land of historic misfortune" and bad
grievances. It would be an insult to
tbe Intelligence of those present were
he to pretend that hla home government
saw eye to eye with the British government In the fisheries question. He did
not deny the rights of United States
fishermen under the treaty ot 1818; he
simply contended that in the exercise
of these rights they respect the laws of
Newfoundland which were the laws of
the Empire, and in carrying out wblch
the honor of the Empire waa a. much
concerned aa the honor of the colony..
All he asked was that the laws of the
legislature of Newfoundland be adopted,
as they should be as binding upon those
who exercised privileges under the
treaty as they were upon the subject.
of the King; that wa. the Issue for
which Newfoundland was fighting; he
felt that he had the sympathy of every
man wbo carefully studied the question.
Sir Joseph Ward advocated a much
���needier steamship aervlce between the
colonies and the mother country, and
reduction of the -cable rate..
General Botha, who was given an
overwhelming reception, with evident
feeling repeated the worda be used In
Johannesburg during the election: "Let
ub clasp our hands over the grave, of
the brave men who fell; let their Wood
be the cement which will bind the two
people, together."
Earlier ln the day Alfred Deakln,
the Australian premier, submitted a
resolution asking, on behalf of the commonwealth, preferential treatment by
the United Kingdom to colonial products and manufacture.. He .poke for
two hours, during which he dwelt on
tho "dumping" hy foreign countries of
commodities Into Australia, especially
referring to agricultural implement,
from the United State., and again.t
which, he -said, measure, have been
taken.
ANOTHER   SUEZ   CANAL.
Rumored Reply of Britain to Germany's
Bagdad Railway.
New York, May 1.���The Herald correspondent at Berlin hu sent the follow.
Ing cable despatch; t am assured tonight by a prominent British resident
of Constantinople In Intimate touch
with palace circle, that the project for
the construction of a second Sues canal,
supported solely by British capital In
British hands, ba. passed beyond tbe
stage of mere .peculation and hu now
entered npon a definite form. A oon-
cea.lon I. only a matter of a tew weeks.
Concern and anxiety are manifested
here In view of the fact that the Bagdad railway, which wu Intended by the
German authorities to up Brltlah Influence In Asia Minor and u a menace to
India, is now relegated, so far u Ita
Importance I. concerned, to a secondary
place. This move on the part of Great
Britain I. here considered a checkmate
to German Asiatic ambitions.
LUMBER RISES AOAIN.
Manufacturers of  Coast  and   Interior
Advance Price $2.00.
A. foretold a couple of week, ago an
advance In the price of lumber haa been
forced upon the manufacturer, of both
the coast and Interior.
Been on the subject lut night, G. P.
Well, uld: "I have been making In-
quirie. and have ascertained that none
of the mill men will consider orders at
less than $2.00 per thousand abore tbe
old scale."
Miners Oet Mere pay.
Calumet Mich., May 1.���A new scale
of wages, amounting to an increase of
7 per cent, wu put Into effect today
by the Adventure Consolidated, Victoria, Man., Consolidated ud Michigan
Mining companies, operating ln Ontonagon county. The miners now get $8.60
a day and trammer. $2.26. The action
of the companies In advancing tke
wage, wu entirely voluntary'and Is tin
second raise made within the put few
months.
IMPRISONMENT FOI UFE
Punishment of Paul Mannarlno fer At
tempt to Murder��� Beginning
of Civil Suite.
Paul Mannarlno, of Sirdar, who recently attempted to murder his uncle,
James Mannarlno, by .hooting him
twice from behind, wu thla morning
sentenced to Imprisonment for life.
The spring assises opened before Mr.
Justice Clement at 11 o'clock. The following were .worn u grand Jurymen:
H. Selous, John Keen, G. A. Spink, F.
Irvine, H. P. McCraney, G. W. McBride,
G. A. Hunter, J. A. Irvine, J-l Laing
Stocks, D. C. McMorris, F. J. Deane,
J. A. Dewar. John Keen wu elected
foreman. *
The Jury found a true bill against
Mannarlno, and declined to offer uy
presentment
Paul Mannarlno wu then arraigned
and the tadictment*read, Mrs. Magllo
acting u official Interpreter.
Mannarlno pleaded guilty to tb*
-charge of attempt to murder.
8. 8. Taylor. K. O, addresatng the
court on behalf of the prisoner, admitted the gravity of the offence. He
urged the prisoner's previous good conduct, the provocation he had suffered
from ht. uncle and hi. impulsive, excitable nature. He also stated that
after the crime the prisoner did not
know that It wu a police officer he waa
reelstlng and surrendered u soon u he
learned.
Tbe Judge addressing the prisoner
through the Interpreter, deacrlbed his
act u a "cruel and cowardly attempt to
murder." Mr. Taylor had aald all that
could be aald for him. Oood conduct In
prison might some day win him freedom-, "hut It 1. my clear duty to Impose
the penalty of the law." He therefore
sentenced him to be Imprisoned in the
penitentiary at New Westminister for
the rest of his natural life.
.The prisoner, who had onoe tried to
Interrupt the interpreter, when the sen
tence ended, heaved a sigh which could
almoat be felt" throughout the court
room.
The petit jurors were then dismissed.
A conference among the court and
counsel reaulted In agreement upon the
following order for the civil list: McMillan v.. Wheeler, Nagoraen va. Oranby, Genelle vs. Genelle, Campbell vs.
Wull and Creelman, Westfall vs. Stewart, and Highland va. Maryland.
The court then adjourned till S
o'clock, when the case of McMillan ts.
Wheeler wu called.
The cue of McMillan v.. Wheeler, a
claim for $26,000 commission on the
sale of the Krao mine, which the plaintiff claims wa. placed In his hands, and
which he lost by the defendant's action,
wa. begun at 2. The direct examination of McMillan by 8. 8. Taylor. K. C,
lasted all afternoon. Cross-examination
by W. A. Macdonald, K. C, will begin
tomorrow.
B. C. Co. Not Cloud Down.
(Special to The Dally Canadian.)
Greenwood, May 1.���The Rosaland
story ln Tuesday's News I. wrong so far
as the B. C. Copper Co. I. concerned.
The mine, and .meltere are running
full blut
Muat Mend Hla Ways.
Brussels, May 1.���Additional Information seem, to confirm the report .that
King Leopold's efforts to secure the
.import of France against the policy of
Oreat Britain towards the Congo have
failed.
PUNS n WEST
G. P. IL Ws Campaign
for Present Year
WlliUI WHYTE TALKS
Satisfied With New Branches ia
British GfemHa-Will Demi*
Vaacosver Island.
Winnipeg, May 1.���After .pending
three weeks ln travelling over the western line, of the road; and inspecting
the worka of Improvement which are to
be eonaumated during the -season, William Whyte, second vice president of
the C. P. R., returned to the city lut
night. While particular attention wu
not paid to the works of Improvement
which have been already announced,
Mr. White took occasion to ascertain
the progress that wu being made on a
great many of the new Unu. Particular attention wu paid to Vucouver
Inland, where extensive Improvements
have been under contemplation for a
considerable time.
Aa a result the work of building aad
completing a number of new lines on
the Island will be done during the present year. The engineers of the company
are at preaent at work on tbe island
rushing operations u fast u possible
ud deciding where the new Unas an
to be ran, and what regions of the country are to be opened up. 80 favorable
are the reports which have been received that the company hu decided to
rush the construction work ahead with ,
al! posalble haste, and before the season
closes several of the new lines will ba
ln a position for -carrying freight and
ru.angars As yet, however, the engineers have not completed their work,
ud tha actual construction work haa
not commenced. This will be -Jose,
however, u Boon u the work of .ar-
vey-hu been completed aad the necessary material can be placed where it
will ba required. Aa die climatic conditions on the coast are not such u to
seriously hamper the work of construction at any time of the year, lt Is expected that the greater portion of the
contemplated trork which la planned for
Vucouver Wand will be well under
way by tee end ot It*,.
Mr. Whyte alao announoed that the
work of during a large tract of land
on Vanoouver Island would alao be proceeded with u rapidly u possible. The
project which had been entered into
by the C. P. R. some time ago with a
huge English syndicate, and will materialise In the very near future. The
contract calls for the clearing of 100,-
000 acrea adjacent to Victoria at a figure of $100 u ure, Involving an expenditure of $15,000,000.
A trip wu made over the bruch Une
-running from Nicola to Spence's
Bridge In British Columbia, this being
the only subsidiary Une which Mr.
Whyte Inspected during his trip other
thu the Esquimau and Nanaimo dlvlalon In Vancouver Island. Tbe former
line hu only-been In operation about
flre weeks, bnt the work Is belni done
with all the regularity of the older sys>
terns, Ud the traffic Is already heavy.
Mr. Whyte expressed himself u greatly pleased with the country, whleb wu
opened by the construction ot the new
Une, which, he uy., Is one of the but
la Brltlah Columbia.
Regarding the work of extenalon ud
Improvement which ia to be carried on
In Manitoba. Sukatchewu and Alberta,
Mr. Whyte uld that nothing more could
bo uld other than what had already
been given ont. The announcement regarding all the new Une. and work of
ballasting and Improving had been
made, and the company wu perfecting
plans to ��?e that both the building ot
many new lines aad the proper improving of the old would be carried out.
Everything for which appropriations
had been made would not be completed,
but this latter would form a very small
portion ofthe work that the C. P. R.
had planned.
Mr. White wu alao very much pleas-
sad over the fact that the miners have
returned to work, pending a final settlement, and asserted that he could see no
reason why they would not remain at
wnrk until a clear and amicable decision
had been reached between the miners
and the owners. Speaking of the elect
of the tie-up so far a. the C. P. R. wu
concerned, no particular effects were
at all noticeable. The close of
the western mines naturally compelled
the company to locate another place for
the purehaae ot their coal supply, but
provisions were Immediately made for
procuring lt In other quarters. Coal wu
purchased by the compiny In all available point., both in Canada and the
United States, and as a result Mr.
Whyte uy. that In any cue pauenger
and necessary freight traffic would not.
have been hampered. The -company
have now 30,000 tons of eoal being
brought Into the oountry, o*er tha lakes,
si ;]
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.use cut, or te.OCs a year ll aem by mall, when
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���dvertlBlns* rates on application.
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Canadian accounts, either Issr s-ubss-rtptlons or
advertising, must he resseiptesl Issr oh the printed
formB ol tne Company, other receipts are nol
valid. 	
MAV 1. 1907.
THE   STRIKE   SITUATION.
Until tomorrow night the people of
Kootenay and Alberta can only await.
ln anxious suspense, the result of the
voting by the coal miners In and near
the Crow's Nest Pass. If the miners
decide to go back to work the wheels
of industry will again begin to move,
and the tide of busin-ass will again flow
on. But if they elect to remain out,
mining, smelting and transportation will
cease, and Kootenay and Southern Al-
Jjerta will miss tlieir share of tlie progress and prosperity expected for thia
year throughout the west.
It Is an absurd situation. Perhaps
the more obvious the ubsurdlty becomes
the better, as tbe people of Canada will
be forced ln self defence, aB weJI as out
of self respect, to find a remedy.
It is not necessary for present purposes to go into the history of labor
unions. For many years unions worked
well. They gradually raised the condi
tion of tbelr members and secured safe
guards against dangerous employments
and against the carelessness of employ
ers.
No one will deny the laborers' righl
to a living wage, a wage that will per
mit a sober, industrious aud provident
workman to bring up a family in de
cency and some comfort. Such should
be tbe ideal of unionism, and such men
would be the strength of a nation. Some
unions, let it be conceded, still adhere
to that policy. By giving a fair days
work for a fair day's wage they avoid
the necessity for strikes, and benefit
their own members and the community
Bt large.
But ln some industries, notably mln
leg, on the American continent, the
unions have declared war on the representatives of the capital without which
thoBe Induttries could not be carried
on. They cannot win in that war. They
nj��>* s.cure lilgjer nominal wages, hut
by bo doing tbey are forcing up tbe cost
of the necessaries of life. They gain
nothing at all and the community as a
whole is left poorer.
Kor the prosecution of such a campaign It was necessary thst a monopoly
of the labor market be secured. It has
been secured through the cowardice of
professional politicians, Chinese exclusion, the alien labor law and contract
labor law, have made it impossible to
replace strikers with men willing to
work. It was assumed that the power
given to the unions would bring with it
a sense of responsibility. That expectation has not been realized.
In the present dispute lhe question of
wages Is not the chief one. Tbe issue
Is the principle of the "closed shop" or
an equivalent, that is an even more
complete monopoly of the labor market
than is at present enjoyed.
From the confused and conflicting reports that have come from the seat of
war, one fact is obvious: both parties
in this conflict have been disingenuous
in their statements to the public, anJ
both have shown a callous disregard for
the public interest.
The chief hope In the circumstances
lies in that fact than an Investigation is
nol desired by any of the parties, and
that fear of an Investigation may hasten
some settlement.
decent school accommodations must not
be longer denied. The issue will soon
be before the prop-arty ownera. Will
they advertise their faith in the city,
or fly signals of distress and despair?
Another issue to be faced iB the extension of the city limits to include
the suburb of Kairview, The people of
Fairview, with hardly un exception,
earn their living in Nelaon. All tbelr
Interests, Industrial, commercial and
social are the same as those of the
city. The benefits to the people of Fair-
view of union with the city are patent
anil hardly need even to be stated.
To the city the exts-nsloti would mean
an increase of expenditure for public
works this year or next, and a slight
permanent Increase In the cosl of administration of the tire and polios' departments.
On the other hand the extension
would make Nelson at once a city of
nearly, if not quite. T.UUO Inhabitants,
easily the fourth city in the province In
population as it bas long been In commercial importance. It would increase
thc assessed values and reduce the pro-
P'M-tion thereto of bonded indebtedness,
and it would be another declaration of
confidence and of resolution on the part
of ber cltijens to keep Nelson, what it
Is now, the chief city of the Interior of
British Columbia.
A Mr. Donahue, of New Westminister,
has objected to tbe names of over 800
voters on the list for Fernie riding.
That is the privilege of any citizen In
the province. We cannot sympathize
with any indignation over his act. The
objection is presumably on the ground
tbat the men are not now resident in
the riding nor even permanent residents
fn tbe province. Surely tbat Is a valid
objection. Tbe voter who ha_ no Interest In the welfare of the country, who
refuses obedience to its laws, and even
repudiates allegiance to its King and
his representatives, is a menace to the
country and has no right to a voice in
Ita government
Canadians who believe In the British
Empire, who wish to promote its unification and progress, and are willing if
necessary to make sacrifices for it in
peace or war, cannot recognize without
a feeling of humiliation that their views
are expressed In the colonial conference, not by the premier of Canada,
but by the premiers of Australia, New-
Zealand antl tbe Cape. It w-as not so
In the days of Sir John Macdonald or
Sir Charles Tupper.
HOPE   OR   DESPAIR.
The people of Nelson, especially the
prop-arty owners, will very soon have to
face two important Issues .the decision
of which will Indicate whether they believe In the permanency and growth of
Nelson or not.
The flrst duty of a civilized community, after the maintenance of law and
order. Is provision for education of the
young. The adequacy of such provision
may uot be a perfect criterion of the
state of learning ln the community, hut
It Is an excellent Indication of the value
placed upon learning.
It is to be hoped that in the past the
respect In which learning Is held in this
community has not been estimated by
any one from the appearance of the
public school buildings. Useful work
has often heen done in even cruder
buildings in pioneer days, but that Is
no excuse for retaining crude and unsightly buildings In a settled city community.
If Nelson Is to be what its builders
bave tried to make It, a city ot homes,
METRIC SYSTEM A  FAILURE.
Prof. N. F. Dupuis Condemns It as Un'
suited for Common Use. '
Toronto, May 1.���Prof. N. F. Dupois,
of Queen's university, delivered an address on the "Metric System" before
the Empire Club in the St. Charles hotel
last night. The professor strongly
criticized tbe proposals of the metricists
to make their system universal. It was
shown tbat from the scientific standpoint the metric system was far from
perfect, and that if the British people
intended to reform their present methods of weights, numbers and measures, a better scheme should be adopt-
ed, more in accordance with the rules
of nature. After pointing out that a
wide Interval existed between the metric and decimal system, the professor
showed that the decimal system was
adopted accidentally and that It was
not the moBt perfect one w-hlch could be
flHBEF NOTICES.
(Timber Limit Ko. 2)
Notice fi bereby glren 'hut 00 days after date I
Intend to apply to ihe Honorable the Cblef Com-
faissioner of Landa and Works for a special
Icense to - ut and carry away timber from th*
following described land.situatadon Kooskanax
creek, ln Went Kootettar district:
Commencing at a post planted at the northwest corner ol Timber Limit No 10247, and marled H D. Lea's aouthwest corner poat, thence
north 80 chaini, thence east M chains, thence
south HO chains, tnence west 80 chains to polntof
commencement.
Located March 28,1907.      H. D. I.n. Locator.
(Timber Notice No. 8)
Commencing at a post planted at the southeast
coruerof No 2 limit, and at tbe north west coi ner
of timber license No, 10246, thence norih 160
cbains. tbenc-e east 40 chains to w*��si line of
timber license Ko 10245, following line of No.
I''it.', and 10244. JG0 chains, tbence following line
of timber license No. 10246 40 chain* to polat of
commencement.
Located March 28, IW..      If. P. Ul, Locator.
(Timber Notice No. 4.)
Notloe ls herehy given that 60 dari after date I
intend to apply to tbe Uon. Chief Commissioner
of Lands and *'orksfora special licenae to cut
and carry away timber from the following described lands, situated on Kooakanax creek lu
West kootenay district, and about fire milea
Irom t'pper Arrow lake:
Commencing at a post planted on the nortb
aide of creek and about balf a mile from creek,
and marked II. O ].<�������� aoutheast corner poat,
tbence nortb 80 cbaina. tbenee weat 80 chains,
thence aouth 80 ebalna, tbence east 80 cbaina to
polntof commencement
Located Mareh 31.1907.      H D Lta, Locator.
(Timber Notiee No. 5.1
Commencing at a post markea II. a. Lea's
aoutbweal corner poat, thence north 80 cbaina,
followlug thc eut fine of No 4 location, thenue
east 8" chains, tbence aonth 80 chalna, tbence
weat 80 chains lo point of oom meneement.
Located March XI, 1907.       H. 1) LlA, Locator.
(Timber Limit No.fi.)
Notice la hurthy given that alxty days after
date I Intend to appiv to tbe Honorable the
Chief Commlaaioner of Lands aod Works for a
special licenae to cut and carry away timber
from tbe foUowlng deacrlbed land, situated about
alx milea (rom tbe L'pper Arrow lake on Koor.
kanax crfek, in Weat Kootenar district:
Commencing at a post planted and marked II
D. Lea'i northwest oorner poat, thence east 80
cbaina, t ence south 80 cliaina. thenee weat 80
chains, tbence north 80 chains to point of commencement.
Located Marcb 31,1907.      H. D, Lu, Locator,
(Timber Limit No. 7)
Com moneing ata post planted and marked li,
P. Lea'a north a>t corner poat, tbence nouth 80
chaiua followior the weat Hue of N:>,0 limit,
tbence we-t 80 chains, thence north 80 ehalna,
hence e��at 80 ohalna to point of commencement.
Located March 31,1907.     H, D. Ua, Locator,
devi.-i-d. In all the Figures under -*',
only one, 14, would Rive a worse base
than ten. It was immaterial what
length should be taken for a unit. In
regard to the measuring of angles, ma-
thematleians wert* not at liberty to take
any unit they pleased. As an example,
take the circle as represented by the
face of the clock. The metricistH divided this into four parts, and each of
these into 100. but the natural way was
to produce whole integers for the Quarters, thirds aud other divisions of the
clay. The adoption of the metrical system in surveying, trigonometry and *_\*
trODOSny would cause endless nm fusion, for it was impossible to BXpfeM
one-third on the angle of an equilateral
triangle by It. Time had also to In con
nected with the system of rotation, being divided by the revolution of the
earth.
The nomenclature of the metric system was.also far inferior to the ordinary Kngllsh system. They had the inch.
foot, yard, pole, chain, mile, for instance, and these were all emphatic und
simple words. Tbe terms of length in
the metric system were long, nol so suggestive, and liable to cause much confusion by the similarity of some of the
sounds.
LAND NOTICES.
Sixty days after date I intend to apply to the
Hon. the ���**,.������' Commissioner of Landa and
Works, Victoria, B C, to purchase 40 acres o(
land: Commencing at a post planted at the City
of Nelson's S K. eorner pott, ou Kootenay river,
thence 20 ehalns aoutb, tlience west 'to chain*,
thence north 30 chalne, ther, -e east 20 chaina to
point of commencement.
Nelson. B. C-. April 24, 1907.        K. J. Cvrjuh.
Slity days after date I intend to apply to Hou.
tbe Chief Commiasioner of Unds and Work* for
i>erraiss:on to purchase the following deaeribed
lands in Kootenay district: Commencing at a
poat marked Bruce Whites N.W. eorner poet,
situated at tbe northeast corner of Y. K 80 about
a mile eaat of islocan river, thence aoutb %
chalna. thence west -JO cbains, thenee south BO
cbains, thence east 4o chains, thence north 40
chains, thence eaet 40 chaini, thenee uortb 40
chaina. thenct* west BO cbaina to point of commencement, coctainiug 440 acres,moreor leaa.
Located March 18th, 1S07. Have* Wjirri.
I, the undersigned, alter 60 days intend to apply to the Honorable the Chief Commlaaioner of
Land] and Works for permission to purchase the
followlna land: Commencing at a poet marked
s. K. 0. of Lot 1253, theme wen 20 chains, tbence
-south 2u chains, thenee weet SO chains, thence
south 90 ehains, thence wesi 4l> chalna, tbeuce
aouth 40 chalna, thence east 8u cbaina, thence
north 80 chaina to point uf commencement.
Located .March 27th, 1M/7.     M. S. McNauoht,
X. F. McNal-uht, Agent,
I, the undersigned, after ft) davs Intend to apply lo the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of
Landiand Worka to purchase the followlug described land: Commencing at _. pom marked
N. K. C, situate at the mouth of Cove creek on
tbe west vhore ol Slocan lake, thence weet *20
chaina, thence -wuth 'to chain*, thence weat 'tO
chains, lbence south 10 chaiua. thenee west 40
chains theuee aouth 40 chains, thenee eaat So
chains, lbence north 80 chains to point of commencement
Located March '.Tth, 1907.      fir, F. McNapoht.
Sixty davs after date I purpose maklug application to the Honorable the Chief Commlaaioner
of Lands arid Worka feir permlaslon to purchase
ihe following described land: Commencing at
a post placed about one and half miles ead of
Hllrer Tip Point, on Whatahan Uke, near Christie creek marked "F.lf.O, H's. BJE corner," running tbence BC chains weet to Join land located
by F L. Hammond, as ageni, thenct 80 chains
north, thence W chains eaat, thence 80 chains
south to point of commencement, containing
M0 acrea. more or lesa.
I'ated the 9lh day of April, 1907.
F. W. G. ttiVVrsitt,
 I'er F. (i  fi y_ vi te. Agent.
Sixty days after date I purpoae mating application to the Chief Commisaloner of Landa and
Worka for iwrmissioii to purehaae the following
described land: Commencing at a post placed
at the southeast corner of f W o Haultaln's
application to pureliase, marked "K. F'rH.W.
corner," running ihence HO chains norih. thence
80 chaina eaat. tbence 80 cnaina aouth, ihence 80
cbaina weet to point of commencement, containing M0 acres, more or leas.
Cated tht Kb day of April, HOT.
K. PADQVm,
 Per F. G.FapgmtB, Agent.
Sixty days afterdate j intend to applv to the
Hon. Chief CommlsHioner of Lands and* Worka,
Victoria, to 1 -.chase th following deserfoed
landa adjotnlusr tbe Arrow lakes Jn Weat Kootenav: Commencing at a post planted at the
N. W. corner ul J. 11. Porter's pre-emption, and
marked & tt 's H.W. corner post, thence 20cnaini(
north along lake shore, tnence BOcbalns eaat,
thenct- 'to chains south, thence 20 chains weBt to
place of beginning, containing 40 acres, more or
lesa.
April Ifl, Evklyn \____ttOt_
Notice ia bereby given that 60 days afler date I
intend to applr to tbe Hon, Chief Commissioner
of Lands and Works for permission to purehaae
tbe following deaeribed landa, aftuate in Weat
Kootenay dlatrlct: Commencing at a post marked J. L. Porter's N. W. corner, thence aoutb 80
cbains, following the eaeteru boundary of H.
Keious" application to purchase; thence east 40
cliaina; tbence north 80 chains; thence west 40
chaiua to point of commencement, containing
8S0 acres more or lesa,
Datad this llth day of March, 1907.
  J. L. POBTKft.
Sixty days afterdate 1 intend to apply tothe
Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Worka for permlaalon to purchase the following
deaeribed landa In Kootenay district: Commenclngat a poll marked J. B. Annable'a northeaat corner poat, said post being on tbe south
Ride of tbe Lower Arrow lake, about two miles
below Burton City; thence south 30 chalus;
tbence west 20 chflns; thence aoutb 20 chains;
tbence west 20 chains; thence north 82 chains
and 20 links, more or leas to, tbe lake shore;
thence easterly along lake 40 chains, more or leaa,
to the place of beginning, containing 106 acres,
more or leaa.
Dated tblsfilh day of November, HM.
J. B. Anskr.it..
______ per K. L BCEtraT. Ag^nt.
Notice la hereby given that ao daya afterdate 1
intend to apply to the Honorable tbe chief Commlaaioner of Lands and Works for permlaslon
to purchase about 173 acres of land, altuate near
tbe I'end d'Oreille river, Weat Kootenay district,
and described aa follows: Commencing ai B
poat marked <J. E. 1 hom��on'a N. W. comer post,
situaied on the aouth boundary and 20 chaina
from 8. W post of Lot 71W, thenca aou'.h about70
cbains, theuee eaft about 'JS chslns to a point on
the wesi boundary and 2o cliaina from H. W. post
of Lot 7741, thenee nortb 70 cbains and thence
west tb chains to the place of beginning.
28lb March, 1W7. O. K Thomson,
A. G, Lako, Agent.
FRED IRVINE & CO'Y
New Dress, Muslins, Ginghams aod Ladies' Ready-to-Wear
Skirts, Costumes and Blouses.
WHITE LAWN BLOUSES FROM 75 cts EACH UP
We Are Still Selling Ladies' Undermualins at Reduced Prices.
we invite inspection     FVed I r vi ne & Co'
Sixty days after date I intend to apply to the
Hon. Chief Commlaaioner of Lurids and Works,
Victoria, B. C��� to purebaae x40 acrea of land, ln
Fire Valley, deaerlbod aa fol.owa: Commencing
at a poat planted X) chains weat of Walter Bull's
N. w. corner and marked J. W. Holmes' Jr. N. ��.
corner p at, and running routb 40 cbaina, thence
west 60 ebalna, thence nortb 40 chains, thence
east 60 chalus fo place of beginning, and helqg a
portion of Bectlon 85, Townahlp-?l, West Kootenay,
March 5th, lWrT. J. W. H"i.mem. Jr.
^_______ J. E Awium.k, Aotwr.
Hixty days afterdate! Intend to applr t* tbc
Hon. Chief Commlaaioner of Lands and Worka
to purchase fljft acres of land tn Plre Valley, Wttt
Kootenay dlatrlct and described af follows:
Commencing at a poat marked J. ��'a 8. E.
corner, and running north 00 chains, thence
w��t 40 chains, thenre aonth 00 chains, thenca
east 40 cliaina to place of beginning, and being
tbe weat one-half of the 8. E. one-quarter and
the oast one-half of the 8. W. one-yuarter, and
the west one half of lbe N. E. one-quarter, and
the east ane-balf of the N. W. ona-quarter of
Bectlon 8), township 71, 0,1.
March BOtb, 19(17, Joan Eneur.
Notice ls hereby given lhat 6" days alter dale 1
Intend loapply to the Hon. Chli-f CointniesUn-ierlol
Lands aud Works, Victoria, for permlaalon to purehaae the following deacrltied laud: Commencing
..I a poat planted ou the west aide ol Hloean lake
and about two miles north of Kvans creek, and
marked (��. H. (i'e aoutheast corner post, tlience
norlh following shore of lake Mi chaius, thence
west (hi chatna, ihence south 120 chalna, tbence
eaat t��� c*h��ma to point of commencement, tHi'
acrea more or lesa.
Located April 2u, IW7.
lieo B 'iaKRETT, I-ocator,
Wm.CloioR. Agent.
Hlxty daya after date I Intend to al<ply to tbe
Hon. the Chief Commisaloner of Lauda and
Worka, Victoria, to purchase M0 acres of land In
West Kootenay,described as follows: Commencing al a post planted about eighl miles up
M���-��.; ��� ]*... m-ek and Joining K. t'rosa' application
to purchase, and markea C. M's S. E. corner,
ihence north 80 chains, ihence weal 80 chaina.
(hence M>utb 80 chaiua, tbenco eaat 60 chains tu
placeof beglnulug.
Feb. 16th, 1907. C. MamhaU.,
J. E   ANNAVLX,
Sixty daya afler date 1 lutend to apply to the
Hon. Chief Commlaaioner of 'Lands ami Worka to
purchase tbe following described land located
in Fire valley district of West Kootenay: Commencing at a. post planted at tht- h E. corner of
John Bangs'pre-emption, theuce south 80 chaiuf,
tbence weat 40 chaina, lbence north 80 cbains,
thence east 40 cbaiui to place of beginning, eontainiug Sxo acres
Located March Hth, 1W7.
I). A. McPiiae, Locator.
J. J. Killt, Agent.
Take notice that 60 days after dati* I Inteud to
apply to thc Hon, Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works, for permlaalon to purchase the following deaerlbod lands: Commencing at tbe
aoutheast Oorner of lot 6306, thenee weat lu
chalna, theuce aouth DO chalna, tbence east .11
chalna, thence north 'Jo chalna, thence weat 10
��� imi ni tu point of eommeucement, containing
40 acres, more or leas
Dated April 16tb, 1907 Y  J. Hkak.it
W. W. HKii.i.iy, Agent.
I, the undersigned, after ��0 days intend to ap
ply to the Hoo. tbe Cblef Cammisslouer of Lands
aud Horks to purchase the lollowlng descritied
land: Commenting at the S. k.1 . ot Lot 7&89
U. I., tbence west 40 chains, thenoe nortb 'to
chains, theuce east 40 chains, tbence aoutb 2u
chains to point of eommeucement, eontainiug au
acrea more or leas.
Located March 28th, 1907. W, A. Mills.
Take notice that sixty days arter data
I intend to apply to the Honorable tbe Chlel
Commlaaioner of Lands and Worka for permlaalon to purchase the following deacrlbed land
situated in the West Kootenay district: Com
mencing at a post planted at tbe aoutheast
comer of Lot ����!, on lhe aouth aide of the Woal
Arm of Kootenay lake, thanoa M chalna west to
aouthwest corner of atild lot, tbeuce BO chains
south, tbence 80 cbains east, thence ao chains
north to place of commencement, containing 160
acres.
April 2nd, 1907. i'iuxlu Bokitkoh,
per fcKNHT W, KomXBo*. Agent.
Sixty days after date I Intend toapply to the
Hon. Chief Commissioner of l-auds aod Works,
Vietoria, B. C, to purehaae the following described land, situated in ibe Weat Kootenay district: Commencing at a post planted on tbu
west side of Kootenay lake, near Rhinoceros
point, aod marked J. HcKinnon'a 8. E. corner
post, tbence west 80 cbains, tbwee north 40
cbaina, tbence east 80 chalna more or leas to lake
shore, theuca along lake ihore to point of commencement.
Signed J McKimtoif.
Sixty daya after date I intend to apply to tbe
Hon. tbe Chief Commlaaioner of Landa and
Worka, Victoria, for permlaalon to purchase 100
acrea, more or leaa, altuated tn Weat Kootenay
district; Commencing at a poat plauted midway
on the north boundary of Lot 7611 and adjoining
S.W corner of Lot 8053, thence north 16 cbaina,
thence we-st 4u chains, thence aoutb 40 chaius,
thenc watt 20 chains, thence north ii cbains,
ihence east 20 chains to point of oommen��eaent
Located March JOtb, 1907. 1. 3. ScakLah.
Hlxty daya after date I intend to apniy to the
Hou. lbe Chief CommlMloner of Lands and
Works 10 purchase the following deacrlbed
lands: Commencing at a post planted on tbe
east aide of Lemon Creek at the mouth of the first
north fork and marked "K.Cooper'n southeast
eoruf-r," running 80 chains west, norlh 40chatna,
eaat Ml chains, and south 40 chalna to plnee of
coiameucumaut.
Hated March 20th. 1907. R. CooPM,
J. T. Trpfiwo, Agent.
Sixty dayaafterdate I lmeud to apply to the
Hon. tbe Chief Commissioner of Landa and
W'orks to purchase tbe following described
lands: Commencing at a post marked "L A.
TIpDing's southwest oorner post" aud planted
near H. D. Curtla'a land, about balf mile from
Slocan Cily, running nortb 40 chains, east 20
Chains-aoutb l,1 chains, west 20 chalne to place
of commencement
Dated March Mtb, 19<i7. L. A. Tutiku,
J. T. TlHi'lMci, Agent.
Sixty days atler date 1 intend to anp'.y to tbe
Hon. tbe Chief Commissioner of Lands ami
Worka to purchase the lollowlng described land
located lu Flra Valley dlatrlst of Wnt Kootenay:
Commencing at a post planted at the S. W. corner
of Jobn Hang' pre-emption, thenue 60 chains
aoutl], theuce 40 eliains west, thence 60 cbaina
north, tlience 40 chalus east U- placeof beglnulug.
Bichaho Kim. Locator,
J, J. KlLLY, AgL-lll.
Notice Is herehj given that todays alter date I
Intend to make application tothe Honorable tbe
Chief Commiasioner of Lands and Works, al Victoria for permlaalon to purchase the following
desclbedjanda: Commencing at a post planted
at the southeaat corner of lot 895, group 1, thenee
south 26 chalna, thence east 60 chains, theneo
north 26 chains, tbence treat W chalna to point
of commencement, containing 155 acrea, more or
leas,
Nelaon, March 27th, 19o7.       Aknik l. Warn.
P. Wani, Agent.
Sixty days aftor date i Intend to apply to the
Hon the Chief Commltsloner of Lands and
Worka. Victoria to purcbaie tbe following described land: Commencing at a post marked
M H'sS W. corner, and planned near the north'
west corner of Lot 8812, about one mile weat of
siocan river, and running east 40 chalna to Lot
881. thence norlh 40chalna, thence west40cha|ua,
thence aoutb 40 chains to place of beginning.
Marcb 9th, 1907. Milda BaMK,
Pa-oLHarcfi, Agent.
Sixty days after date I intend to apply to tbe
Hon. the Chief Comtpfestonpr of X*ndaand Works
Victoria, B, C, to purebaae 120 acres of land
situate In Plre Volley. West Kootenay, ano de.
scribed aa followa: Commencing at the northeast
coroer Of Lot 7815, wl running north 80 chains,
lbence eaat 20 chains, tbence routb ��) chalus
thence weat 20 chaiua to place of beginning.
March 4th, 1907. W. W. Hsaouet,
3, K. AKXAHLi, Agent.
Blxty days after date I Intend to apply to tha
Hon-Chief Commiasioner of Lands and Worka
Victoria, to purchase .120 acrea of land In Weal
Kootenay, deacrlbed u follows: Commencing
st a poat planted up Mosquito creek, about eight
milea Irom tbe mouth and marked E. Crosa' S W
corner, thence north 80 chains, thenoe 40 chalne
eaat. theoce So cbains south, tbenoe tt chains
weat to plaoe of beginning
Fab. lttb, 1907. romoai.
J-* Aasstit, Agent.
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LOTS
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NOW ON THE MARKET
For Further Information Apply to
Hit PTTTC        AGENT
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The Hall Mining and Smelt
Company, Limited.
NELSON, B. C.
Purchases Lad, Copper and Dry Ore
Hlxty daya afler dale I lutend to apply to the
Honorable tbe Chief Commisaloner ofLaudeand
W'orka,   Victoria,   to   purchase   the   following
iKiieuay   dlsirP't
Rnrauji
Vat Ko
Commeuelng at a po*.t planted at the&.K coiner
of Wm. Lovett'a purchase L*W6 and marked
"K. M.S'a N.E oorner," aud runnlug aoutb to
cbaina, thence weat 40 chalna, theme uortb 60
chalna, tbem* eaat 40 chalna to place of beginning and containing 240 acres.
March 5th. 1907. K. M, Fiiaw,
J. K   AKKAitl-l, Agent.
BUty daya after date 1 inu-nd to appiv to the
Hon lbe Chief Commission t-r of I_iud*an<_ Worka
Victoria, to ou re haae 640 acres of laud ln Weal
Kootenay district: Commencing at a i-.A
planted about fi miles from the mouth of M.*��-
��� Imto creek and about one mile weat of ihe aald
creek and marked II If !. . - .. corner." and
running nortb B0ebatus, theme east (to cbains,
thence south 81 chains, tbeuce west Wl chalna to
place of beginning.
March Wh, HWf H. H. Hum,
J. ��. AKHABLf, Ageat.
Go daya after date I intend toappiy to tn�� fioa
Chief Commitaioner of Lands and Worka, Vie
torla, to purehaae 240 acre* of tend located In
Kire Valley nu.\ being a portion of f-ectfous 1ft
and 16 In TownsklpflV and described aa follows:
Commencing at a poat planted at the southwesi
corner of the aoutlieaet ouarler o( section lb
Township (>!* and marked J. li. H t. corner,
thence north 40 chains; tbenoa west 60 chalus
tbeuoe south 4o chains; theuce easl GO chaius to
placeof beginning.
November x��rd 1906.
Jmefh Gibson.
J. E. AXKABLt, Agent.
Blxty days after date i Intend 10 apply to tha
Honorable the Cblef ("ommiasioner ol Lands and
Works, Victoria, 10 purchase 640 acres of land,
altuated on the west side of Arrow lake, ��nd de
scribed aa follows: Commencing al a post mark
ed J. H's V K. corner and plated at tbe soutb-
weet corner of Lol 76W, Qroupl, West Kooteuay.
and running weat W chaiua. thenoe south ft)
cbaina, thence eaat K chains lo the lake sboie,
Ihenc* north along the lake to plac* of beginni ng
March 8th, IIKX:. J Hah.iu,
3. E. ANMiRLE, Agent.
<-?�� 1*1* 'fwr d*t* ' intend to apply m the Hon.
Chief (.ommlaaioner of Land- and Worka Victoria to purehaae 160 acres of land lu Kire Valley
w eat Kootenay district, and de-Mcrlhed as follows *
Commencing at a post marked W H Wright's
fl. E. corner, and running north W) rhains, tbenee
weat 20 ehains, thence south Ho chaina. iheuce
ojiat �� chains 10 place of beginning, and beine
the west one-half of tbc* N, E. quaru-r of Roctlon
iB, and tbe west balf of tbe H. it, oiie-ouartor of
Section Bfi In Township 71 U. I.
March 80lh, 1907. V.H*WUU*.
Notice is herei.y given Ibatamy days after dat*
I intend Ui apply to the Hon chief Commissioner of Lands and Worka lor thc right lo purchase the lollowlng described laud* (',,���,.
meuelng at a poet marked "M. I Cameron's
N W^corner post" idanled at tbe H.W. corner ol
theK. and (9. block, No. WW, running eaat OO
ebalna; theuce sou h LOOO feet, moreor leaa 10
the O.PR. Une. them-e west 120 chains to tbe
,rro!r L**t*; ibene- north iooo feet following
the shore of the Arrew Lake to the point ol cow
meneement.
Hated tbla llth day of Kebruary, 1iW7.
M    J. CANEROf,
J. M.CaMcroM, Agent.
tlie
Sixty daya after date 1 Intend to apply to
Chief Commlaaioner of Unda and Works lor
permlaalou to purchase the following deamhed
lauds in Kootenay Dlitrlot, about tbree-iiiiartwrs
of mile from Thrum's aidiag :   Commencing at a
rat placed at the B. W. corner of L 6tm, group
West Koolenay District; thonce weaterly
following the north boundarr of L 451W. 4t)
chalna; thence north 10 chains; tbence enat 40
chains, moreor less, tothe N. W curlier of
LfiSMs-i; thenco soutb (allowing tbo west boundary
of Lows. 10 chains, more or lesa, 10 place of eommeucement, containing 4o acres, moreorless.
Hated thla 6th day ofliecomber. woe.
H. H. Pitts. Ixwator.
Notice la Hereby glren that 60 days after date I
intend toapply 10 the Hon. thf Chlel Commli*
aloner of Lnnds and Works Victoria, B.C for
permission to purchase the following described
lands in Went Knolenay district: ComincticInK
at a post planted ftt tba aouthweat corner of lol
TaIIi group I, and ruiiuln*. 20 chains to the aoutheast oorner of lot 7702, group 1, tben iu an easterly direction 20 chains, then north 20 chalna,
then weat �� chalna to point of commencement,
containing 40 acres more or less,
LocatedTebmary Utb, 1W7.
ParttP Wam. Locator.
Sixty dan after dale I intend to apply to the
Hon. Chief Commiasioner of Unda aud Works
Victoria, to purchase 480 acres of land, lu Kire
valley, Weat Koolenay, and deaoribed aa lollowa:
Commencing at a poat planted at Walter Bull's
northwest comer and marked A, Ss H. �� corner,
and running no-th 60 chains, thenoo west 80
cbaina, tbenco south 60 chains, thence east 8(1
chaius to place of beginning, and being part of
Sectloiia 84 and 35 in Township 71 and a portion
of Sectional and 2 in Townabip till, Uroun I
March 6th, 1K1. _. * "tWM,
J.k., AenAHit.Aueui.
Notice is berehT glren that GO dariaferl
Intend toapply to tbe Hon. tbe r kill CM
sioner of Lands and Worka. Vtctoru. hi
mission M< purebaae lbe iollowinr 6
laud; Commencing at a postal thf fnt-em_
of the aouth boundary ol Ud .'���>' k.i i
boundary of "'.olden QueeD" Blnrrtl tr
tin uee e_*t 19 65 chains, n. ���������' ��� .��� lees,
eaat corner poat of lot '..'**: ttttm-f Mttt|
chaina, more or leaa, Ut northeast nini(r|'
lot b'JKi, thenre eaet 40 rbalni to tht sot
eamet post of lot Jbit, tbence soutb *��� r
lhetice west GO chains, more or Jam k>tbr|
Wmndarr otthe "Golden l_ottu"mineral cm
tbence along east boundarr "Goldto Qua*
mineral claim to point oi ��immen��mentj
cbaina, mora or leaa.
Nelaon, B.C., March 12. IW.
Jon*. CHtlLTtil,
Per Wn. Toluwtok.I
Sixty daya after date 1 intend to aMMflfj
Honorable tbe Chief Commlaaioner nluaej
Worka. Victoria, tq purchase UO **ta*M
in West Kontenay, aud drscrlhed ai If
Commencing at a poet planted on tbc ��
of Arrow Lake at tbe southwesi corner���
and marked "J. A. K's Wa. earner.",
east 24 chaius, tbeoc* aoutb 40 chatwlt ���
castSOfbains, th*nce south 20 rhaim t��J
beimer's pre-emption, thenre wesi M r*
Fauquier's application to purchase, (MM
40chaina. thene* west 20 chains 10 lanft
tbence north along the lake ahore to f
ootemtetmataat, .   ,
Marrb l��th,IW7. J****
Blxty daya after date 1 Intend to apply J*l
Hon. 'hief Commissioner of Unda and �����
for   permlsalon to purebaae  the lolloawr
sclbed  property at a post marked "OjJJ
corner,' theme40 chains north, thenwtftr
west, thenee 40 chains aoutb, theuce U *
���:i*at to point of comuieuolment, a lelecrt
the abandoned pre-emption 72* of tt (��� H
and ls tbe eaat balf qt the northweat .a
and ihe west balf of tbe northeaat 41"""
aectlon:. township 70. West Kootenay UlrtfB
tbe   weat ahore of the lower Arrow le��fc^
Ululitg I6n��cre��, more or lesa,
March 1st. 1907. CJIobue Milton,
W. r. Mi*gi^Aaaix*j��
Sixty days after date 1 Intend to epP^1*!
Hon. the Ctref Commisaloner of t__\___\_\
Worka. Victoria, to purchase S�� acres of Isiaj
West Kootenajr, described as follows: va
mencing at a poat planted alx'ui ������""'"J
Muaqulio Creek from the mmitb ����� *��_���
"A <.," N W. corner, thenca ���"��"��� ��� ' M
thence eaat 40 chains, thence norlh ��mmp
tbence 4o chains weat to place ul **l,n!llu!li-
Februarr 16tb, 1907. ���* (,IU,HUI
J. ��. Ax***hli. Aseni_
���sixty days after da*e I Intend to apply <���!
Hon "he Chief Commissioner of La?;1'.^
Works, Vietoria, to piircbaae Mi)aires0
Weat Kootenay, deaerlbei aB follow":
mencing at a p-oet marked "D. ���" " h E: f
and being at tbe N.W. corner of A.
application to purchase which ia about�� "J
up Mosquito Creek from the moulh snonj
nlng Wi chains aoutb. thenee 80 cbalni "���
tbenee w chains north, tbence 80 ch aim ""l
place of beginning fl  tvVBti\
K. AKM4IX AgeBjl
Sixty daya afterdate I Intend 10 sppU ���*
Honorable the Cblef Commissionerof UD,i,
Worka, Victoria, to purchase BO aerw BU
located on the weat aide ol Arrow lakssw
dixcrlbtd aa followi: Commencing UV
marked V. A'l N. K. corner, and planted ����
nortii of the aouthweat corner of lot ,iw.��:
1, Wusi Koo'euay, and running mutt ��
IbeuMiwwt 20 chalna, tbenee north ��<"
tbence east W chHina to place of befitmW
Marcb llth, 1**7, K AKW'
J.K AfWAHLI, A(Te.n____
February 16th, 19t
Mxtydaya alter date I Intend fo apply*!
Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Wr2
���n orki for permission to purehaae tbe ">'"*:
deaeribed land In Went Koolenay: ''""IjTfM
am poat about one nnd a quarter in ilea (ijii.^
Bhyonne Und tug, and marked.Hclla ��"Ja
B. K. corner, tbence north Bo chaiua. lb��"j
M chaina, tbeuce aoutb *> chains, thenee**"
cbalni to point of commencement.    __,..,��.*
March tint., IM,     (Signed) Bklla nnv*
  Boiikbt RoBiw��o^_Agen^_.-J
Sixty days after date llntend to ���W^ifa
Honorable the Chief Commlaaioner of uno'
Works for permission tu purchase Ihe loi~.,_t,
deaeribed land In Weat Kootenav: C��n*-"*S
atapoet pin tiled on the north t����*��' �����*
creek, eboutthree quarters of a mile fromOTH
of creek, and marked Kra Cull's M-"^^
thence north 20 chains, thence w��' \1m__
theuee aouih 20 chains, tnence eait 40en��" f
point of commencement. -    /vili
March 22nd, 1907. (81gned) Kva ^ 1
          HoniRT RomN."OH, AfS-S-
Bixty days after date I intend to ��pr,Jr(ll��5|
Hon. tbe Chief Commissioner of; lat1.?'If(f
Works for [wrmliRion to purchase the ion- , -
described land In Weat Kootenay : l'Sm^%am
ata post planted on tbe aoutb bank "'���>" |Dd|
��� reck, about, nc mile from mouth ��'r.r.het^l
marked "K. Kobinson's N W. eoruer, fiftm
south 00 chalna. tbenoe east 40 cn��'"'JfaM
nortb 80 chains, tbence west 40 chaini "��� p��
com menoement.
March 22nd, 1007. Hoaii*#
(digued) Ioiut motvnm
Biwwwwfwsimiftiin.i -11 - fecial for Camp and Hotel Use
Heavy Hams
LEAN    MILD    CURED
ie Very Best of Canadian Goods
\ Burns & Co., Ltd.
Nelson, Kaslo, Rossland aad Boundary.
TIMBER NOTICES.
.in-* that thirty davs alter date  I in-
ply tothe Hon Chief I ommlssloner of
[} Works at Victoria, Ii. C, for a apeclal
<ut and carrv away limber from the
deaerlbod Uii'ir in Alnsworth dI vlaion:
inlng at a poll marked Chas  F. Walms-
hthweat post, thence   north  80  chains,
h*ni fiki i i.i. v.-   tbence aoulh M chains,
Ct'Ni 80 chaiua In point of eommeucement,
fluiii being altuated on tbe eaat aide of
' , about f\_ miles aoutb of tbe Larch 12th. 1W7.
Chas. F Walmblev, Locator.
J'. Hhkrak. Agent.
mencing at a posl marked Chas. F
> riortliweat post, thence aouth 80
ience east ho chalus, lbence north 80
tine weal IW eliains Ui point of com-
.ii, tbe aaid laud balug situate Oh the
of Caacado creek, about 3'j miles aouth
_jri��er ���
Li March I2ib. HOT.
i has P. WAMMttVTi Locator,
Y. Bhcrak, Agent.
nmi'iKlnff   at   a   post   marked Cbaa. F.
n't   southwest   poat,   tbence   aoutb   80
i' east 80 ehains, tbenoe north to
��� west no eliains to point of com-
fcnt. tbesald land   l>etug altuate on the
irade creek, about 4% miles aoutb
er.
1 March Uth. HOT.
iitAS K. WaLMBUty, Locator,
J'. ftfKiUN. Agent.
11�� Jiurebv givetrtbet 50 daya after date I
p appli ������ ���:ti*** Hon  Chief (.ommlssloner
i and Worka, at Victoria fur especial
[ hu. carry away Hinlier from tbe
rcribed  lands  In  Weat   Kootenay:
iVing at s poat planted on the eaat line
un  miles south   of   the   southern
mj   Timber License I o. 10, thence
, north 80 chains, west 40 chalus,
chains, weat 40 chains, aoutb 80 cbains,
|i ninth 80 ebalna to place of com-
iciit. containing '*i t aeres, more or leaa.
8th, 1W. Y. LfKO.
b la hereby given that SO days alter date 1
In apply to ihe Houurablc tne Chief Coin-
tier "i   Undo and  Works   for  a   special
ut and carry away timber from tbe
i.i- :���-��� *.*.-���!  lauds altuated  on the weat
HiK  Sheep Creek Valley:   (Commeuelng
tna and a hall   miles uortb of the inter
ixmudary line and about onu and a
ee ��eat ol the Nelaon aud fort Hheppard
eotnpany'a land grant lti the dlatrlet of
Kiietiay:
11.���Commencing at a poat planted  two
I met of  Big Sheep creek, kuown aa tha
trail corner poat, Joining J. R Cranaton'a
lr claim  No. 1. clalmiug 80 chaiua north,
r hit chains eaat.  theuee 80 chains  soutb,
chalna weat io point ol commencement.
fctad March 21sl, 1907.
I'i - Commencing at a post planted at the
|ueM coruerof location No. 1, kuown as the
real eoruer postol location No. 2, claiming
no'south, tbence 80 chalus east, then e ��
north, tbence 8u chains west io point of
ii'cinent
ad Man h 2lsl, 1907.
��� ommi'uctng at a poat placed ball a
ist of location No. 2, known aa tbe aoutb-
���ner, cl-a lining HU chains nortb, thence 80
��� weat, thenee St) chalna eouib, thenee 80
M'h-t to point of commencement.
|4 -Commencing at a post planted at tbe
*V��it comer nf loeatiou No. 8, known aa the
east comer,  claiming  100  cbaina  south,
t 4u cliaina west, thence '80 cbains nortb;
K"to chat us cast to point of commencement.
|uted March 21st, HOT.
J- P. Bwidhkm, Locator.
K  T Knoiukjiw, Agent-
��� la herehy given that SO days alter date 1
J lo iwily io the Honorable the Chief Com-
���ner of Uud. and Worka, Victoria, for a
���1 liienaf io nn and ca*ry away timher
fhe following described land ln Weat Koot-
letieinit h' a poet planted about eight
Hrnm lhe mouth of (ioat creek, and where
into the .-locaii river and about alx
a Irom the creek upon the .outh bank, and
k< h Hittie'R location on the weat line
marte-i F hatie'e southeast oorner post,
��� west 160 chains, thonoi north 40 chains,
eca-t lut'ehaiiia. thonce south 4o chains tu
"f com meneement
���led Manh 2Mb, 1907.
Jarr. Batt, U�� ator.
per C  H. IIiTri.r. Agent
���'',��������� l-  ii.*;.*|,i   Kiven  Uiei thirty   days atlei
. luieiid tn make application to the Honor-
|< hlel t ommlssloner of Lauds and Works at
una. B,i ., ior K apeoial  lloenae toeut and
1 away titular from the following desoribed
* In West kooteuay dlatrlct:
���omim-iiciug Ht a post planted about two milea
pa iiiiaiter up a aouthern tributary of the
pit*  Mo'*an   rive ,  on   the  creek   commonly
��wn ��a Boulder creek, and a quarter of a mile
>' the forks, and   marked   A   L   Stewart's
in weal corner  i ost, ihcnce north 80 chains.
?,ifMl *" *rbalni  thenee aouth K) ohalni,
nee weal norhaina to place oi com meneement.
I 1*1 'lay of April, HOT.
 A. L. Stewart, Locator.
���oUw ic berob| glveu that 80 dari alter date I
r."'l" "Pl'IJ to the Honorable tbe Cnlel Com-
���'i.'iu-r of Landa and Worka for a apeclal
���,���. l<> .('m ���u'1 ,',irry hata timber (rom the
|winK (lescrihcd lauds In West Kootenay dls-
lenclng ai a post planted about two and
h "< "'Ues iipaaoutberu tributary of the
Eu, n" rlm- ou th�� ��reek commonly
r��n ah lioulder creek, and about a quarter of
tif lr"in ""-��� Forks, und marked A.L Stewart's
"ier post, thence eouth Wfl chains,
���to cbalni, thonce uortb UO chalus,
commencement,
prll, mn.
L mtiw a irr^Looator._
Imi.0!'1*.11111 thirty days after date I Intend
"'ij I. i ��:'l�� :iou* the Chiel Commlasionor of
*nd ��"rka at Victoria, B. C��� for a special
iita ..    _ _v     u"111"'  iiieme   in
'���'���hm 40chainsu) plaoe of c
��wii this 1st day of April, HOT
Pllicusi
lini, u,
Notice Is hereby given tbat 80 days from date
I intend to appl* to the Hon Chief commlaaioner
of Ijiml- and Works for a special lloenae Ui cut
and carry away timber from the following de-
MTitwd landa in Weat Kootenay district:
Commencing at a post planted on the north
bank of 10 Mile creek, about one mile and a balf
from Hloean lake, marked K Strand's northwest
corner post, theuce eaat 180 cbafns, tbence south
40 chaina, thence weat 160 chains, tbence north
40 chaius to polul ol eommeucement.
Dated tbla 21st day of Marcb, HOT.
K. BTnAHD, Locator.
���-...�� wm fiway liinm
"K Oeacrlbod lands In Weat Kootenay:
| on * nj. ai __ ,((1Hl  panted 90 chains west
"prueait corner of Lot 812, and at tbe
��cr  of  Lot 7786,   tbence  east  20
* aouth 40 chalnn, tbence east 40
* north 40 chains, thenoe ea��t 80
-., , north 40 chains, tbence weat 120
[.       thenoe aouth 40 chains to plaoe of com-
'iitainlug M0 aorei more or leaa.
rutwl Mar,'b ��th, hot,             pjtria Lump,
 ..        Lqoalor_
mmi.?.?!. UvT*hy Riven that 80 dayB after date
���nu nd to applv t0 lho Hon Chle( fcommtesion.
lurwii ana Worka for a apeclal license to
Issrik m*W .ftWRy Haber Irom thc following
I ii ." WW "'m-ated on the west side ot Big
fcrti, i�� Nttllpy- commencing about IU miles
lo'it tllc,'niHrnational boundary Hue, and
r��.tof Went Rootenay:
,mnrS?,m!n��l1llt *l a po"1 Panted about
anitmmmiS ��� H1R "heep oreek, known os thc
lieu *. tu., "i"er 1M,,t- "iHlmiug to chalna aouth,
h.-ij". S ; _: n" wen' lfaenoe 80 chatna norm,
I K   , ' e��Bt���� Point of uommencemont.
L-?_J���Commencing at a postplanlod at tbe
1,1 """  ''    -  ' nownasthe
itns north,
 ins aouth,
point of commenoement.
Ionhi.uui ,���������.',*���* *l ���* posipianie
fcuthiarta^aK of location fio. 1 km..
Pui ,.rKBrPnt,r��,,M,t.��l*��fmlnBli6ohaii
K22MSR? e*Ht* ^*nne w ohaii
P uceso chains weat to point of eommo.
I   iitl. Ji.���(,nmni.nnin-   _ > .    __i__  _.
wea   eIc.^enCJDl  Et ** P��t  PlMltOd at the
*S5S? "f iP0*."?" No 2"known as the
muihenai oorner
p^fth^LffjMfflfiB t'h,li^, ioutht
v JJ' Bwbdmm, T^oator,
Notice is herehy given ttiat 80 days after date I
intend toappU to tbe Hon, tbe Chiel Commlaaioner of Lauds and W'orks, at Victoria, for a
special license to cut and carry a* ay timber
from tbe following described lauds in Yale district :
No. 1.--Commencing at a post planted about 10
cbaina eaat of main Kettle rlrer and about one
mile more or less north of V-Y K. Block No.
���iti.r,. and marked Boundary Lumber Co's S. K.
corner post No. 1, tbence 80 chaius n��rth, tbence
80 chains weat, thence 88 chalna aouth, thence 80
chains eaat to the point of eommeucement.
Dated Man h 22nd, 19OT.
N*. 2.��� commencing at a post planted about 10
chains eaat of main Kettle river about 80 chains
north of Boundary Lumber Co'a Location No. 1,
and marred Boundary Lumber Co's B. K. corner
post No-2, thence 80 cbalni north, tbence 80
chains west, thence 80 chain* south, thence HO
ehalns eaat to tbe point of commencement.
Hated Zini March, HOT.
Ko. 3.���Commencing at a post planted about ft
cbaina east ol main Kettle riverand abont ft
chalna north of Boundary Lumber Co's location
post No 2, and marked Bouudary Lumber Co'a
0. R. corner poat No. 8, thence 80 chaini north,
ihence 80 chalna weat, theoce 80 chains aonth,
tbence 80 cbaina east to tbe point of commenoement.
Dated March 22nd, 1907.
No. 4���Commencing at a poat planted about
10 ehains easl of tbe main Kettle river and about
80 cbains nortb of Boundarr Lumber Co's location post No. 'ii, and marked Boundary Lumber
Go's S. & corner post No 4, thence 80 chalna
north, thence 80 chaini west, thence 80 chalna
aouth, tbence 80 cbaina eaat to tbe point of oommencement.
Dated Marcb 22nd, HOT.
No 6.-Commencing at a post planted abont
15 chains eaat of main Kettle river and about
two miles nortb, more or leaa, of Boundary Lumber ' o's Location Ko. 4, and marked Boundary
Lumber Co's B K. corner poat No 6, thence 80
cbalm north, tbence 80 ohalns west, thence 80
chaius south, thence ft chaini eaat to the point
of comiiii'lieetiielil.
Dated March xSrd, IW7.
No. ��,���Commencing at a poat planted about 25
chains eaat of main Kettle river on C P. R. line
blocs   No. 2714, and aboul 80 ebalna nortb ol
Boundary Lumber Co's location poit No. 5, and
marked Boundary Lumber Co's ti. K comer post
No. 8, tbence 80 chains north, following OL Y R.
line block No 2714. thence BOchaina west, tbence
80 cbains aouth tbenee 80 cbalni eait to tbe
-point of commencement.
Dated March rSrd. 1907.
No. 7.���Commencing at a post planted about
15 chalm west of the main Kettle rlrer on C H.R.
line bl -ek No. 2714, aud about 80 chains north of
Boundary I umber Co's location post *o. 6, and
maiked Boundary Lumber Co'a S E. eorner post
No. 7, thenee 180 chains north, following C. P. R.
line block No. 2714, thence 4flchaina weat, tbence
160 chains aouth, tbence 40 chains east to tbe
polntof commencement.
Dated March 23rd, 1907.
No. 8 ���Commencing at a poat planted about
20 (bains west from river bank and about 8 milei
aoutb. more or teas of the last eaat branch of the
eaat fork of the main Kettle rlrer or about 18
ml'es north, more or lesa, of C. 1'. R- Block No.
2714, on east fork ol Kettle river, marked Boundary Lumber Co'i N. W. corner post No 8. thence
ft cbains east, tbence 80 chains aouth, thence 8''
chalna west, tb- nee 80 chains nortb to tbe point
of commencement.
Dated March 25th, 1907.
Nn. 9.���Commencing ata poat planted about
20 chains weat Irom mer bank, on ibe eaat fork
of Kettle rlrer, and about ft cbains aoutb of
Boundary Lumber Co's locaMon post No 8, and
marked Itoundary lumber Co'a N.W.-corner
poat No 9, thence ft chains eaat. thenc 80 cbaina
south, tbenee ft chains west, tbence ft chains
north to tbc point ol eommenoement.
Dated March 25th, 1907.
No. 10 ���Commencing at a poat planted about
20 chalus west from rlrer hank on the east fork
of Kettle rlrer, and about ft chains touth of
Boundary Lumber Co's location post No 9, and
marked Boundary Lumber Co's N. W. corner
post No-10, thence ft chains east, tbence ft
chalna aouth, thence ft cbaina weat, tbence ft
chains north to the point of commencement.
Dated March 26th, HOT.
No. 11.���Commencing at a poat planted about
15 chains weat from mer bank on tbe east fork
ol Kettle river, and about ft cbaina aouth of
Boundary Lumber Co'a location post No 10, and
marked Boundary LumberCo'a V W corner poat
No 11, Ihenee ft chains east, thence 80 chains
muth, t ence M chalus we.-t, thence 80 chalna
north to the point ol commencement.
Dated March 25th, 1907.
No 12.���Commeneing al a post planted about 12
chaltis west from river bank in the east I irk of
Ke He river, and about ft chains south of
Boundarv Lumbar Co's location post No. 11, and
marked Boundary Lumber Co'a N. W. corner
wiFt No- 12, tbenee 80 chatm eait, thonce 80
chains muth, thence 80 chain* west, thenoe ft
north to the point of commencement.
Dated March X5th, HOT.
No 18��� Commencing at a post planted about
12 chaina weal from river bank on theeastfork
of Keltle river, and about ft chains aouth of
Boundary Lumber Co's location post No. 12, and
marked Boundary Lumber Co's N W corner
post so. IB, tbeuoe ft chains east, tbence ft
���"lalna south, thence 80 cbains weit, theuce ft
chains nortii to the point of commencement.
Hated March 2Mb, HOT.
No l4.~Cu-mmenolng alapost planted about
10 ebalus w-at from river bank on the eaat fork
of Kettle river, aud about 80 cbalm aouth of
Boundnry Lumber Co's location lu.at No-18, and
marked Boundary Lumber Co'a _W. eoruer MMt
No 14 tbeuce ft cbains east, thanee 80 eham
iouth tbonce ft chains weat, theuce 80 chalna
north to the point of commencement.
Kst.-'o"!^^-...--.' f_ rtss
1(1 rlmlm Msssst srssm river bank on Ihe ml lork
1.   k"ith! rlvsT, ansl about no chain, (south ol
nosinsl, ry lumber (Vapoat No K and -aarkejl
1     n  ��rv lumber OO'l S   W. cssriiisr podt No. 16,
en"'* obalm eaal. thenee *;rhalna aont,.
thenee M ohalm weal, thence �� ehain. north tu
point ol oommeneement.
Sot.^^mt.n'e'l���.. a MM* g��Jg M
6 i-hal i�� well trom river bank on the ��������>?* ��
Kef e river, and about DO chain*- io ith ol
Ikusis.larv Lumber Co'i location nos; �� o. 15, Ul
Sk SnBoundary Lumber l Vi *f ��-eorner poal
No U, thenee HU chain, wl, be je HO (ha ni
aouth, thonoe ��' ohaini went. Ihenno US) cnaina
north Us tho polnl of cssusmeiicement.
Hated March 26th. UM. .   b    ,
No 17���Csinimenolng at a p��l P'f nlJ?_r!?H:
6 ohalna well Irom river bank on th.;����*�����"���
ol Ke tie river, ansl about 80 "halna lonlh of
Boundarv Lumber Co*, locatl''*'"***" Nw"* ''-."J
JKU-outh, Ke*m ShllH WMt, tben���**
chsilm mf th to lhe point ol eommeneement.
Dated Marcb'i'stb, 1W07. ���iunlad ahout
No. 18 -Commencing at a port P'SJ^J'f'fiffi
Sohalni wen of the river -wnltonthj UI    o ��
of Kettle Klver ��n.l about 10 cliassi   loiuu   ���
Bou   '
and
pssal
Ohaini BOU.U,   Ulcus.- ow , ��� '_..,,.���,.���mHn(
Klne north tothe P.VJ.L" ��' "ToESut"
,1.., Lumber Vo'i  l��*��"���,,H "..'*
marked Boundarr  npharOei" w.oorner
t No. 18, Ihenee to chaini ea"}. [��en.e ��
dm aouth, thence M.'hasni well. <hen��s 80
,_lni nortii to tbe point ol ��""'S^-
*** -roh ig^m iJfiSmft, c*
TlMMlytiriittai
NEW ZEALAND'S HOPES
To   Keep   All   Auitrallasla   for   White
Men���To Form Part of An Ever-
Growing  Empire.
London, May l���in an article ln the ���
Dally liall the Ideab of the people of
New Zealand are Bet forth ln the form
of a -sketch of Sir Joseph Ward, premier of thai colony. The drat point lt
shown In the words of the premier: "I
believe that the thing for ub to do is to
usBlHt the Old Und to make itself
stronger." Elaborating this he said:
"It ls Important tliat the colonies Bhould
help Ui-ltaln to have a navy bo powerful
as to make It impossible for any two
countries to conspire to attack England. As a common-sense people It Is
our duty not only to give assistance, but
to let the Empire Bee that the people
are behind the men who voice the colony's determination to do its duty to
give reasonable contributions for the
maintenance and future Increase of the
navy." The people of New Zealand
and their premier believe In Imperial
preference.
There Ib one other point In the colon-
lal Conference on which the premier of
New Zealand may have much to say.
Thoee who have followed Australasian
affairs during the past three years are
well aware that the recent revival of
Oriental power ie regarded with some
mlagivingB ln the Antipodes. To the
men of New Zealand the awakening ot
New China and the enormous growth
of ber population have their threatening
side. Sir Joseph Ward feels lt is his
duty to see tbat the question of maintaining the racial purity of our people
in tbe south ls faced by the conference.
"One of the greatest perils of the
dwellers ln the portions or the Empire
in the Southern Seas is the Yellow
Peril," he said not long ago.
New Zealand wants to make sure that
no Imperial obligations will be Incurred
that may compel lt to admit alien races
among its people. The men of the colony are willing enough to do their part
In bearing the burden of Empire, but
they are not willing that England
should practically pledge them withoul
thetr consent to plans perilous to their
national future.
Closer trade, mutual counsel, a
stronger navy, more Intimate trade relations, and the maintenance of a white
Australasia: these are the great points
that the New Zealand people desire
England to face ln the Conference of
Empire.
EARL  GREY AS CITIZEN
Takes Great Interest in Plans for Beautifying   Ottawa.
and a concrete Instance of this ls af-
forded by a proposition which His Ex-
cellency has Just made.
Acting largely on bis suggestion the
Improvement commission has removed
the unsightly fence opposite the Rl-
deau hall grounds and beside that part
of the park leading down to what ia
known as Governor's bay. The old
park's board erected stables and a
storage shed which do not add to the
appearance of things and as they are
of little utility they will probably be
removed by the commission. This, with
the removal of tbe fence will afford
easier access to the river.    .
The main part of His Excellency's
scheme, however, ls that the point In
question at the entrance of the park
be turned into a flower garden of perennial blooms. He Is prepared to sup
ply the planu and bulbs if the school
children of the city will undertake to
attend to the cultivation. This is re-
garded as an excellent method of Instilling in the rising generation a personal interest ln the city's beautlfica-
tion. When formally made Earl Grey's
proposal will doubtless be very gladly
acceded to. The few to whom His Excellency has communicated his idea
have expressed their warmest appreciation of lt and of the kindly Interest
he takes ln his home city.
Th* Strathcona
Nelaoa, B.O.
Reg. Geo. Webb, Prop.
The Leading Hotel in the
Kootenays,
Qood   Sample   Rooms,
Queen's Hotel
am** MurnU MMmarn. M. a.
Lighted br Eeotrlcity aad
Heated by Hot Air
IATH H n> OAT
  ud Comfortable Bedrooma ul Fust-
eUaeluDlDg Boon.  Sample Booma lor Commer.
rial  H>o
MB8. B. C.CLABK. Proprtetn-as
lAise i
slaeelsin
Ottawa, May 1.���Since coming to Ottawa His Excellency the Governor-General has always manifested the greatest
Interest in anything tending toward the
city's Improvement and  beautlflcatlon
T-ake notice that I Intend, thlrtr dan alter
date, to apply to the Hon the Chief Commlaaioa-
cr sil Leusli and W or k, f or a ipeclall iceuae to cut
an* carry away timber Lorn the following de*
���cribed landa, iltuated on Sandy creek, ln weat
Kootenay dlatrlcl: Commencing at a poat planted on tbe weat aide of Sandy creek and called
J. 1*. H's, aouthweat corner poat, thence running
eMt 80 chalna. thence nortb 40 chaina, theuce
weat sW chaiua, tbence norih 80 chatna, thence
weil 40 chalna, tbeuce aouth 120 chalna to place
of commencement.
Dated thla >th day of March, 1107
J. P. bwiepiji-ssg. Lossator.
Notloe ii bereby given that 80 daya alter date 1
Intend to apply to lhe Honorable the Chief Commlnloner of Landa and Worka, Victoria, for a
Bpeclal licenae us ui aud carry away timber from
the following deacrlbed land In Weat Kootenay:
Commencing at a poat planted about alx milea
from the mouth of Goat creek and where tt tlowi
into Slocan rlrer, and a'ots l 15 eh,, im from tbe
creek, upou the aouth bank and marked C B.
Ulttle'a aoutbeast corner poal, tbence weal 180
chain', thence norlh ao chalna, thence eaat 160
ehalna, thence aonth 40 chaini to point of com
meneement.
Dated Starch :28th, 1987.
C. B. HlfUt, Locator.
EXPOSITION  AT  BORDEAUX.
Commemoration of Fulton'a Earliest Experiments With Steam.
Bordeaux, May 1.���The International
Maritime Exposition, for which preparations have been ln progress for more
than a year, was formally opened today
with fitting ceremonies. The closing
date will be October 31st. The exposition is intended fittingly to commemorate the successful application of steam
to navigation 100 years ago and ln this
connection the exposition ls of special
Interest to the United States. The motive for holding the celebration in Bor*
deaux is found ln the tact tbat In 1803,
four years before Fulton's successful attempt on the Hudson with the first
steamboat, he made his initial essays In
steam navigation on the River Loire
near here.
The exposition Is housed In a number
of handsome buildings erected on the
great square of the "Qulnconces" facing the River Garonne. The history of
navigation from the earlleBt times ls
graphically illustrated by the various
displays. The collection of exhibits embraces models of every kind of ship,
ancient and modern, commercial and
naval, together with an illustrated display of all that pertains to ocean geography and to river and sea navigation
HIS READY ANSWER.
Says Only Millionaires Can Afford te
Pay Leaa for a Suit.
"Why don't you make the cheaper
clothes���suits selling below $16?" The
question was asked tbe Semi-ready
salesman. "Simply because the cheaper
clothes are the most expensive apparel.
Only a millionaire can afford to Indulge
in cheap garments. With the. enormous
amount of shoddy cloth hurled on the
market since the rise In the cost of
woolens, a man who pays less than 118
or $20 for a suit gets mighty poor cloth
for his money. It costs lust as much to
make a cheap suit as it does to make a
good one, so that the man who pays
$26 or |30 for a suit gets more value for
his money. The Semi-ready factory is
kepts as busy as it can be tailoring
.wits that men can bank on."
Big Gain In One Year.
Winnipeg, May 1.���Bank clearings for
April were 146,618,128; a year ago they
were  (33,969,268.    The Increase ls  36
per cent. 	
Grand Central Hotel
Tnli hotel hu 1>nd completely renovaMd and
newly furnlihed with all modem equipment*.
Hot water beating throughout.
JUTE8 : Roomi, 60c. npwardi ; meali  3Sc. ;
���peclal ratec by the week.
J. A. ERI0K80N, Proprietor
Telephone, SU.   Opposite Court Howe
and Poftofflce. Neleon. B. C.
Tf emont House
I ud American Flan
Means cm.  Koomi from �� cm. te H
Only White Help *mployed.
MALONE * TBWULLU8
Notice li hereby given tbat 30 dayi after dato 1
intend to apply to the Honorable tbe ('hief CommlMloner o) Landi and Worki for a ipeclal
lluctue to cut and carry timber from tbe following deicrlbed lands, iltnated In the valley of
Big 8beep Creek, oomm-encinf t% milea north of
tbe international boundary line, Joining the
Nelion and Fort Shuppard Railway Company'*
laud grant ln the district of Weit koolenay:
No. 1.���Commenolng at a poit planted at tbe
northeaat corner of A. D. Chrlttle-e preemption,
claiming W chaini aonth Hloog tbe eait boundary of A. I>. Cbrlitie'i pre-emption, tbenoe eaat
*o chalna. to Nelion and Port Sheppard turre*
Une, tbenoe north 80 ohalni, tbenco weit 10O
cbalm, thenco lou'b 40 ohalna, thenoe eaat 40
ehalni to point of com nencemeut.
Located March 'ttrd, 1W7.        J. P, Swnmue.
No. 2,���Commencing at a poat planted at the
aoutbweat oorner of location Mo. 1 on tbe eait
boundary line of A. li. Cbrlitie'i pre-emption,
maiming 160 chalna aouth along the eaat boundary line of I. R. Cranaton'a pre emption, thenue
40 chalna eaat. to the Nelion and Port Sheppard
innrey line, thence 160 chalm, north, thenoe 40
cbaina weit to point of commenoement.
Located March 28rd, 1907.
J. P. swiDBiM, Locator
Bartlett   House
oio. w. BiBTunr,
tttmttttt,
Best DoOu-a-fiay Howe ia Ndsoo.
Ik. Mr to thaflMSt.
Wklto UM* Only mmrloni.
______
We Can Sell You a First Class
House on EASY TEEMS
$200 E^i
Balance Easy Quarterly Payments.
Brydges, Blakernore & Cameron, Ltd*
ON KOOTENAY OUTLET
RIVER FRONT PROPERTIES
FOR SALE
Two of the Best Improved Randies
With bessring orchard! and ranning water on each (jruporty.    Tham
ties can be pnrchsaed on reasonable terms if sold at once.
T. O. PROCTER
TH�� OLOUT RIAL B8TAT1 DIALER IN NELION.
Choice Fruit
Lands
I Hav* 10,000 Acnes
ofthe
Chofecat Pratt Laalita
Can sell any quantity from 5 acres to 2,000 in one block.
Buy now and get the ground floor prices.
J. E. ANNABLE,
Nelson, B. C.
1���nhlmtBL
Royal Hotel
MM. WILLIAM BOBIBTH,
Bates |1 and 11.50 a Day.
Special Bates to Be-gnlar Boarders.
Athabasca
Saloon.
comm 2
BAER AM
100TBUT
stuns.
Moft co-mlortable qtutsTten ln Nelion
Only the best oi Liquor, snd _l__n.
BHUARDS.
POOL
MARTIN   IVENS        JNO.   PHILBERT
Tenders Wanted for the Purchase oi a
Mineral Claim.
Notloe U hereby Kiven tbat K> dayi after date J'
Intend to applv to tbe *ou�� Chlel Commlaitoner
of Lauda and Worka for a special lleenie to out
and carry away Umber.from the following deicrlbed landi, altuated on Corn Creek lu tbe
Ooat creek dlvlalon ln South weit Kootenay, B C.
"A"���Cominenctnit at poit "A" planted about
1*10 chalna weft from aoutheaat corner of Block
No. IOM, and marked "*. L. Beekwlth by I J.
Lucia, agent, northeaat corner poat," about two
rhuttta north of the atream, then weet 160 chalm,
then 40 chaiui toutb, tben eaat IM cbaina, tben
40 cbalm north to poit of commenoement.
Dated Maroh 6th, 1907. W  L. Bkkwitk,
bv I. J. Lucia, Agent,
"B"���Commencing at poit "B" planted on the
���outb fork of Corn oreek, about H ohalni from
where the itream empties Into the Main itream,
marked "VV. L. Beekwlth by I I Lucia, agent,
northeaat corner poit," about three chaina eut
of stream, then 1W chalnn aouth, then 40 chaini
wait, then 160 chalna north, then 40 ehalna eatt
to point of commenoement.
Dated March 7th, 1007. W. L. RaciwiTH,
by I. J. Lucia, Agent.
"C"���Commencing at poet "C" planted N
cbaina aouth of northwcit corner nf Block "B"
marked ������Vf L Beekwlth by I.J. Lucia, agent,
Dorthuiiat corner poat," about ten chalui weat of
itream northeaat corner, then 160 chalm aonth,
tbeii 40 chains weit, ti.cn 100 chalm nortb, than
40 chaina eaat to poat of commencement
Pated Maroh tth, 1007. W. L. Biciwiti,
by I. J, Lueu, Agant.
Tenders Wanted for the Purchase of a
Mineral Claim.
Tendera afldreaaed to tbe undesigned, at hia
offloe tn the Court Houae, in the City of nalaon,
will be rtoeived up till the ham ol tee p*tioek,
In the afternoon, of Friday, May lltt, WOT, lor
the purchaie of the "Silver Champion Mineral
Claim," Lot 8486, Group 1, Kootenay DUtrlet,
which waa declared to be forfeited to tha Crown
��t the tax aale held ln the City of Nelaon, on the
6th day of November, 1906, for delinquent taxei
np till June 80th, 1906, and ooata
'ihe upaet price upon the aald mineral claim,
whioh indudea tbe amount of delinquent taxee
and oneta at the time of forfeiture, with intereit,
taxes whioh have aince atat^tt*taeh* ol _ w-
Ualng and fee for Crown Grant (B60o,> U|M.i8,
which li the leait amount that will baoomldered
aa a tender. ��� V_
Eaca under muit he acoompaaled by nn accepted cheque for tbe lull amount ol tha tender,
payable to the order of the Deputy CommlMloner
of Land and Worki, et Vietoria, 1 0 , et par.
Dated at Neleon, B C, thla 80th day ol April,
1107.
HABBY WRIGHT,
ftovenrarnt Agent, Nelaon, B. C
A. McDonald & Co.
WHOLESALE
MERCHANTS
Deaten in staple and fancy Giooerio-:
Butter, Eggs.
Oamp and Miners' Supplies.
FOR
QUICK
SALE
40 Acres First-clan Fruit
Landl on Kootenay Lake!
Within I/- mil. mt Earl dray's Ranch.
i/* mil. lak. ftsiitaa.. Fra. trom reek.
Plenty water.   UB p*r aera, on terms.
STUBBS
PITTS
PRUIT LANDB
RIAL MTAT1
Certificate cf the Rccktntloa af Aa
Extra-Prodnciil Gun-par*
"Cwnpanlw Act, 1H7."
I HIKKBY CIRT1FY thst ths
Let- Htnlnf Compsay, Limited
���Ino BllTM
'bu thu d*r
Elimination for Assay en for Licence to
Practice in British Colombia.
Tenden wldreMed to tbeun-ienljned. ot bli
��_Q_e In the Court Houm. In the City of Neleon,
swiB be raoefred up till the hour ol tire o'clock In
sE!��lurnoon.o! Frtdsy, *M tin, lam, im the
nun&see ol the "Brrui Miner-1 CUlm," Lot
M��, Group 1. Kooteney riitrlut, which wu
4e_land to be forfeited to the Crown st the tti
���ele'hrfd In the City of Nelwn. on the 6th Aay
of Norsmber, IMS' for delinquent Uxee up till
Juasiaii.lWS.endcoetis
The npeet price upon the laid mineral claim,
I whlnh luotude* the amount ot dellosjueat uxee
. ��nd ooaleAt tbc time of forfeiture, with Intereit,
uxee which have ilnce -accrued, ooat of adver-
tlilni, and fee for Crown - rant (125 oo,) ia NML
which le theleut amount that will b. connldered
aa a tender
Each tender muit be accompanied by sn accepted ehaque for the full amount of the tender,
payable to ����� order of the Deputy CommlMloner
of Landi and Worki, at Victoria, B C, at par.
Dated at Malaoa, B C thla KHh day of April,
Vm' HABBY WRIGHT,
fl-arsruwat ipu, Nelaon, 1.0
���a Examination for Aauyera will be held In
Victoria ou tbe 27th May sad lollowlnf dayi.
Entrance for any examination muat be made
ln writing to thi Secretary of the Board of Ex-
amlneri, st leut tea dayi before the date aet lor
baalnnlns of examination, snd muit be accompanied by tke preacrlbed tea (116)
Any additional Information Ooalrad may be
obtained from Herbert Carmiohul, lecretary,
board of examiner., Victoria        	
RICHARD McBBIDE,
MInllter of Mlnea.
Department ot Minu,
Victoria, B. C , iith April, 1��07.
 nxlatai-ad u aa Kxtra-froytooial Compaay
under the "Compaatea'a Aet, UO." te earry sat
or elect all or any of the obtocta of tha oompany
to whioh the lesiilatlve authority of tha Lefla-
lature ol xrltUh Columbia extendi.
Ilia head oHoa of the oompany la iltuate at
Phoenix, Territory ol Arlaona, D. 8. A.
Tha amount of the capital of tha oompany la
three million dollan, divided late alx hundred
tbouaand iherei ot Are dollan eaeh.
The head oUloe of tha company In this provlnoe
la iltuate at Kulo, and w. E. Iwlcky, mlnlu
engineer, whoae addreai la Kaalo. B- 0., li the at
tornay lor the company.
The time ol the exiitence ot the oompany la
twenty-five yean from ths eighteenth day al
October, lnoe. ,   ,
Ibe company la limited.
Given under my hand and aeal of offlce, Vlo*
torie, Provlnoe of Brltlah Columbia, thll Bad
day of March, one thousand nine hundred aad
"ilSi >. V. WOOTTON,
Roglitrsr of Joint Stock Cw-enanlee.
The purpoeei for which thla ooraoimttan la
formed are to bur, hold, Sous, -tell, work, ex-
plore, develop and operate mlnw and mining
elalma, and all klnda of mining property; to locate and procure patenta for mining elalma: te
buy, snot, conatruct, or others.He acquire aad
Hell mllli, imelten, oonoentraton or other reduction planti, and to run sand operate the aame
ln tha reduction ol all klnda of ore, and tba extraction of mineral therefrom; te acquire ln any
manner all klnda of tttl estate nectmary lor tha
economical and expedition, operation of Ita mining and amaltlng and reduction bunnem, and
other buaineaa incident thereto; to buy sad ull
and otherwise acquire and diipoae cU sny and
all kind! of peraonal property, machinery, tmla
���and merchandlae, for tha convenient and practical operation of Ita buatneea In anv branch
thereof; -and to tbat end to eetabllab and conduct
���tone and m-archanduing eetabllahmonta, lor the
purchue aad aale of all kindi of vooda aad merchandlae: to acquire In any lawful manner telephone and telegraph llnaa sand rights of way: to
operate and conduct auch Unu in any maaaer
neoeeeary or convenient for the operation ol IW
mining and amaltlng and reduction kualaam or
uy branch Incident thereto; te build,ooaatrnot,
equip, operate and conduct railway aad tram
Hau wherever neceaaary anl convenient, te lha
Eroper operation of lta aald Unu ol builaew; te
ay aad ull or otherwue acquire sad dlipow ol
the stock of otber corporation! which may la III
Judgment contribute lo the auooueof lu operation., or which In lta Judgment may be lor the
bandit ol lta atockhclden, te acquire In say
manner sad te dupoee of water righla, dltchu.
eumei, pipe linei or other aqueduct!, whisk
CANADIAN
Pacific
RAILWAY
ReducedRates
Atlantic Seaboard
TO
Kootenay Points
Eff-actlv. fer Traiw-Atlantle paaaen-
O.rs arriving en er atibaequent to April
20th.
COLONIST RATES
from polnta In Ontario, Quebec Maritime provinces, tt Paul, Chicago, and
United Statea.
ON  SALE  DAILY TILL Mth APRIL.
NOTICE
Notlo* li hfreby flren that the WHUborg
Lumber compeny hu applied to His Honor the
Lleutena'it Governor la council, under the pro-
Tiiioni ol the "Riven end Streame Act." for the
right to Improve Rykerte oreek. ln the district of
Weet Kootenay, British Columbia, by removing
the obstructions therefrom and etralghtenlng
tbe banki thereof,and to oonitruct dame, boome,
���lldee and ehutee, and make iucb other improvement* aa may be neoeeeary for the driving and
rafting of lon and the fl tuning of timber thereon
The landi to be affected are goverment landi and
Loll 861 and ita, Group l, k ootenar diitrict, and
the tolli that are propoeed to be charged, lf any,
an mch ai may be fixed by a Judge of the county
court of Wwt Kootenay.
Dated thii 27th day of March, A, I). 1907.
WATTBBUBG LUMBKB CO.
BACK TO NELSON
I hav. Just returned to Nelson and
hav. opened up at the earn, old stand,
and now ready to de all klnda ef
PAINTING, PAPER HANGING AND
KALtOMINING. (hop rear ef Bartlett
Houm.
W. J. MURPHY.
may be neeeeearr or convenient Ior enpplylag
water to tha varioui planta ol the compeny, sal
to acquire In any manner and to establish ana
operate planta and llnaa Ier operatise, heating
or lighting the property or plants ol tha company, and te acquire In eny lawful manner, sad
to diipoae ol townalteo, or seny portion thereof,
and to hold, operate, aall, and diipoae of water,
light sad heat for the purpoae ol lighting, nest-
Ing or furnlahlng water to iald towaalte or
townaltea, and each aad ovary portion thereof,
and generally te do any and all thlaga saad to aoqulre and hold and diapoae oi ali kl��d"     	
olpn
Send For Your Friends
WHILE THE RATES ARE LOW.
Fall particulars   on    application to
lo-cal agent or write
S. J. OOYLB, J. B. OARTKR,
A.Q.P.V.Venoou-ver. D.f.A.,
w. a. aiLj-ETT
-Gontrmotor msmd
Me -agent for the Porte Mas Lamber Co., Ltd,
retell yarda. Bough and dreaaad lumber, tamed
work sad bracket!, Coast lath and ihlagiea, aaeh
saad doora.   Cement, brick snd Ume Mr sale.
Automatic grinder. .. ,
Yard aad factory: Vernon St.. eaat ol Hall
NBtaON, B.C.
1*
be neoceaarv lor tha	
operation of lu bualnam ai a mining and amelt
Ing and reduction oompany.
NOTICB
In the matter of aa application for the Imue of
a duplicate ol tbe certificate ol Title of Lotitand
4, Block as, Lot��, Block �� and Lot 12. Woek 10,
Neleon City (Map.tt*snd Ml)
Notice li hereby given that lt la my intention
to iinue a duplicate ol tha Certificate of TlUe lor
the above lou at the expiration of one month alter
Se lint publication hereof In the name of nans
coby -and mnil I'ohli which CertUeale of Title
la dated the tth day ol January, UOI, aad numbered tan st.
H. r, MaSUCOP,
DUtriot Baglatrar.
land Begiitry oaoe, Nalaon, B.C
(Ml, April, um.
r.cfiuzK    r.r.wua    k.sam
GREER BMTBHSilTOBUKDEH
CM Enttoan, Darinta ul BiWifc
Gobabb Und Samr-m
asuTiaaitu �� iootout sts., ramie
r.0. Iexl��  riMt-MIB.
NOTICB.
Ib the matter of an application Jor Ihe bene el
a duplicate ol the CerlUcate ol title lor an us-
dlvlsf.d'. of lot *t*3. group 1, la the dlstrtctol
Koolenay (cieept part II.��� aorea thereof.)
Notice li hereby ilvea that it U stir tstaatloa
to laaue at the asplratwh ol oae moath alter the
int publication hcr-.'oledupll-rete of tha Certit.
rate ol TlUe tor the above m.atloaed landa. In
the asms of Malcolm McContlek, which Certtd-
cau ie dated the uth ���optemher, UU, aad asm.
hensdTMA. __,* T_..      __   :_	
Land Begiitry o��es, hi
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EXCEPTIONAL  VALUE
IN PURSES
We have just received a lot of  NEW   PURSES  which  we are selling
at the following extremely low prices:
$2.00 $2.50 ��3.00
THEY ARE GENUINE  BARGAINS
J. O. PATENAUDE
Watchmaker and Optician
MANLPACTLHINCl
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SRING IS HERE
SUGGESTING
HOUSECLEANING
I Our Stock is Complete
SOAPS, SOAP POWDERS,
AMMONIA, LYE, Etc.
, Here are two Soap Specials: .
[25  31b.   BARS   HOMESTEAD  $4.5C ���
172 BARS GOLDEN WEST for $275 }
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EASTER GOODS
Ornamented Chocolate Eggs.
Blue Bird   Eggs.    Cuckoo  Eggs.
Robins'  Egg*.   Stuffed   Ducks   and
Chicks all sizes.
Make  your selections while the stock
is complete.
S.   H.   SEANEY
Phone 206.
For Rent
5 Room Furnished House, on
Ward Street,   ?25.oo
per month.
5 Room  Unfurnished  House,
on Ward Street, $15.00
per month.
Ha E. Croadsdaile & <��
Next Door to Bank of Commerce.
iMUEL A. WYE
HEATING ENGINEER.
All Kinds of Heating Plants lu Stock.
SANITAKY PLUMBING.
Victoria St., Nr. Opera House.     Tel. 181
Waterproof Paints
Coal Tar, Pitch,
Creosote, Oils for
Preserving Timber,
Roofing Pitch and
Paints.
Boat Builders will find it to their advantage Io use our Fitch.
Nelson Coke & Gas Co.
WANTED
General Job Work, Chimney Sweep
Ing, Carpet Cleaning, Fixing and Clean
Ing Stoves, etc.
JACKSON RADCLIFFE,
Ifl East Baker 8b        Phone No. A11-4
Three Show Cases
and Two Counters
FOR SALE
W. eO. WURMAN,
fohttconbt.  Baia Street.
MEETIJNOS
Socialist Party ms-s-ls even Frislav
���-.visintt at ^ ts ns.. In tre MliissiV Colon Hal!
All are inritetl: any ssne allowed Iss takss part ln
thr debtttes.   T. Aus-tlu. Secretary.
J. tt Anderson. Kaslo; S. E. Whiting
ansl wife. Port Huron; Dr. and Mrs.
Green. Cranbrook; H. P. McCraney.
Rcssland; H. Nicholson. Greenwood.
Cor. Vernon and Ward Strewt*,
Mil.SON,  B. C.
J. FRED HUME. ProDrietor.
J .i. Atherton, Sandon; Vt, R. Angus,
J. Fleischman. G. A. Mclntyre, A. P.
Bawden, A. minis, J. E. Baker. Vancouver; E. Barney, London; J. T. HIack.
New Denver; \V. H. Smellie. Procter;
G. H. Thorpe. New York; T, McNelsh.
Slocan; S. Ross. Salmo: F. Stiles. Seattle; H. James, Calumet; S. F. Tolmie.
Victoria: \V. Warne. Cascade: \V. H. P.
Clement. Grand Forks: J. M. Mullln, A.
D. Drummond. Fernie; \V. C. Ives, Leth-
Isridse: .1. H. Harkness. Miss Harkness.
Fort William.
Q TEEN'S.
T. J. Graham. Grand Forks; H. Ring-
rose, Sloean; F. P. Moran, Procter; J.
T. Carrulhers. Salmo; P. W, Hope. J.
Wilson. Creston; R. B. Gunn, Spokane;
T. E. Rivers, D. Forsythe, A. Strang, P.
Forsythe. Vancouver; J. Murphy, Phoenix.
BARTLETT.
J. Hagan, R. Pollock, J. M. Treplsis,
L. J. Restman, Rossland.
ORAND CENTRAL.
W. E. Bale. Winnipeg; C. McDonald,
Ymir; J. Keho, Grand Forks; R. V.
Downton, G. H. Downton. J. Fitzslni-
mons, Brandon; P. J. Clrkel, P. Davis,
A. Thompklns, Comapllx, R. Davis,
Revelstoke.
ROYAL.
R. H. Leech, Rossland.
TREMONT.
J. N. Wayoni, Northport; J. Jones,
Slocan Junction; J. Harrigan. D. G.
McDougall. Grand Forks; W. May,
Oreenwood; F. P. Hamblin. Deer Pari;
J. Lind, Erie; T. J. Rock, 13-Mile Point
FOR SALE
Brand New M Bell Piano
OHEAP.      APPLY
John T. Pierre, Baker St.
Dominion Dairy
Calblck & McDonald, proprietors o(
the Dominion Dairy, having dissolved
partnership by mutual consent the business will in future be carried on by
W. Calblck.
Thanking our patrons for past favors
I hope to merit a' continuance of their
patronage.
WE8LEY CALBICK.
WANTED,
KISST'OMM WAITKKSS-ApplTS-.ueen'e Hotel.
COOK-Holel, IW. "^Uresis ��5; sit ssnw   Fbone
	
Vonsg mstu sviiii eood ofllce experteaeeSeeks a
pOwUo-Q.   Apply Sox 518, Nelsson, K. c.
TO LET
TWO FIB8T.Oi.Aa8 ht>OM8, steam h,���t. ..   Apply boiinikee-oer. Srsl flat. K. W. C. block.
WANTED
A cotJKEH SPANIEL. Water Spaniel or aim liar
UtSle pappy.   Po.t Ofll.se Box 698.
LOST.
BUNCH OF KEtS.   Iteturn to Chai. Lons-
lilir��t
HELP WANTED FOR 8AWMILL8.
���2 8ETTBHS, �� Pdfenaen, �� Tsillfinen anl
Oradem, 1 Foremen (iiinlsi.) Cfreular Sawyer,
Dsfser., engineer. Boont'lsaO, anst mill help of
all klii'lH. Apply Ueo. p. Weill, Box lit;;,
Nelson, B.C.
j     LOCAL AND GENERAL     \
Meeting This Evening.
The officers and members of Kootenay Ixsdge No. lti. 1. O. O. F��� are re-
guested to meet this evening at 8
o'clock for rehearsal.
Metals.
The price of lead on the London market advanced two points more today,
and Is now ��20. Ss. Silver again declined,  but only one point.
Locators Busy.
The sale of the Silver King hotel to
Robert Dalzlel, of Winnipeg; was negotiated by The Locators, of Winnipeg,
through S. M. Bodges, of Nelson.
Choir Practice.
Members of St. Saviour's church
choir ure requested to notice that the
regular practice this week will be held
Thursday evening instead of Friday.
Died.
Died at Nelson. B. C, the 1st day of
May. 1907, Mary Mainwaring-Johnsou,
the younger, only daughter of Archie
an.l Mary Mainwaring-Johnson, aged 9
months and 4 days.
20,000 Club.
The executive committee of the 20.-
000 Club will meet in the board of trade
rooms tonight to perform the important
duty of appointing a secretary. There
should be a full attendance.
Waterworks for Fairview,
Mayor Gillett and the city engineer
went over the ground this morning and
decided upon the streets on which the
new water pipes for Fairvlew will be
put down.   The work will begin at once.
Destruction of Cable.
One of the cables belonging to the
Telephone company was put out of business this morning by coming in contact w-fth an electric wire. As a consequence several telephones are sllenl
this afternoon.
School Attendance.
The enrollment at Nelson high school
for April was 39, attendance, 33.79; per.
centage. 86.8; at the public school, en
rollment. ;!83.; attendance. 359.41; percentage, 93.7; total enrollment. 422: at
tendance. 393.2; percentage, 93.1. Miss
Wade'a division won the Wilson banner
for regularity with 97.07 per cent.
Choral Society.
The officers of the Nelson Choral So
ciety for the ensuing year are: President. R. II Macdonald: vice president
Rev. J. T. Ferguson: conductor. H. S
Bodmer; pianist, Mrs. Baer; secretary-
treasurer. Mrs. J. Laing Stocks; executive committee, Mesdames Goepel, Arthur, Hannington and Baer, and Mr. C.
A. Benedict.
Vancouver Resl Estate.
As an evidence of the advancing
values in Vancouver real estate, Geo.
Nunn tells how he bought a house in
Mount Pleasant, near the Westminister
car line a few days after his arrival
in Vancouver, and before he moved Into
the house he was offered $300 for his
bargain. Mr. Nunn likes his new home
very much and will return there next
Saturday.
Baseball Match.
The baseball season will be opened
in Nelson at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon
when Nelson and Trail Juniors face the
umpire on the recreation grounds. Nelson will be represented by the following team: c, R. Bard; p,. W. Brwon;
lb., T. Stephens; 2b., S. Newltt; s. s.,
M. McCandllsh; 3d., L. Jackson; r. f.,
J. Miller; c. f, A. Lacey; 1. f., F. Miller;
spare, D. Keefe. The boys put up many
Interesting games last season and will
no doubt do so again.
Prises af Metals.
New York, May 1.���Silver, K%c:
copper, 23%c; lead, ��6.
London, May 1.���Silver, 30��;d.; lead,
��20, 5s.
The Store of Quality
Syrup!
Syrup!
Syrup!
For Today Only
-     ���*���     ���   ���'���     -   r ���     ������     a      ia
we are making a
Big Cut in
Corn Syrup
Have a look at the prices in
our window display.
RobeMeHood&Coe
K. W. C. Block . Phone 10.
NOTICE
l-RDNIMn AND GRAFTING carefully attend
ed tn. Apply
HARRY WILLIAMS,
Silver KIBf Hotel,
PICKLES
I have received a consignment
of the famous
Pin-Money Pickles
These are very fine.
35c per Bottle
C. A. Benedict
Comer Silica and Josephine Sts.
PHONB 7
New
Books
RUNNING WATER, by A. E. W. Mason,
author of Four Feathers, cloth $1.35
LANGFORO  OF THE   THREE   BARS,
by  Kate and Virgil  D.  Boyles
Cloth $1.50
LITTLE ESSON, by 8. R. Crockett,
Cloth $1.35
A   SOVEREIGN    REMEDY,   by   Flora
Annie  Steel, Cloth $1.35
CHIP OF  THE   FLVING   U,  by   B.   M.
Bower,   cloth $1.35
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING
LIGHT, by Norman Duncan,
author of Doctor Luke of the
Labrador, cloth $1.35
THE   RANGE   DWELLERS,   by  B.
M. Bower,  cloth $1.35
THE LION AND THE MOUSE, by
Chas. Klein, cloth $1.50
NORROV DIPLOMATIC AGENT,
by Geo. Bronson Howard,
Cloth $1.50
W. G. Thomson
soffit1* "��'1 Nelson, B.C.
Phssise 34,
PERSONAL.
John Kean came down from Kaslo
last evening to serve on the grand jury.
Mrs. P. Lamont and daughter left
this morning for Russell, .Man., where
they will visit for five or six weeks with
relatives.
T. L. Graham of Jrand Forks came in
last evening and Is registered at the
Queen's hotel.
Mr., Mrs. nnd Miss Sheppard, parents
and sister of E. H. and J. M. Sheppard
of this city are expected to arrive from
the East tonight.
Wm. Lenfesty, an expert gunmaker
from Victoria, has been in the city the
past few days and will leave for home
tomorrow morning. Mr. Lenfesty was
called here to give expert evidence in
the Manns-rims case.
K. of P. Convention.
The Knights of Pythias Convention In
Nelson next week promises to be a notable gathering. There will be three
special trains run on that occasion���one
from Rossland, one from the Boundary
and one from Spokane. The convention
will open at the opera house on Wednesday at 11 o'clock, when Mayor Gillett will deliver an address of welcome.
The work of the order will be put on In
the evening at the opera house and
there will he a grand banquet tendered
the visiting knights at the Grand Central hotel.
Trains tnd Boats.
Crow boat���On time.
Coast and Slocan train���On time.
Boundary train���On time.
Kossland train���On time.
Kaslo boat���On time.
FOR SALE!
LOTS
Latimer, naar Stanley, $ 325
Cedar, near Baker,  300
Carbonate, near Park,  175
Park, near Vernon,(2 lots)  525
Vancouver and Slocan, 16 lots for 450
HOUSES
Victoria, near Kootenay,  2,250
Cedar, near Victoria  3,000
Silica, near Park  2,500
Mill $1,600 and 2,000
LAND
King Road, $500 caah and balance easy
terms will purchase plot about seven
acrea, part cultivated.
Near King Road, 50 acrea, part cultivated.   Inspection Invited.
Kootenay River, 160 acres, $16 per acre.
Also  land*  on   Kootenay  lake,  near
Creston, Fire Valley and Burton City.
F. B. LYS
REAL ESTATE AGENT.
Wett Biker Street       NELSON, B. C.
WEST KOOTENAY
BUTCHER CO.
Wholesale and  Ki'Ull I'fflk-r- ta
Fresh and Salted Meats
Camps BBppliod ou shortest uotioe and
lowest pricts. Nothing but fresh ftnd
wholesome incuth nud supples kept in stock
Mail ordero receive careful attention.
E. C. TRAVES,   Manager.
S. S. FOWLER
Mining
Engineer.
INELSOrV,    -    B. C.
Coal! Ice! Wood!
Phone 265
Yale-Kootenay Ice, Frait,
Fuel & Poultry Co., Ltd.
OFFICE:
N. E. cor. Baker and Ward Sta.
For Sale...
Near Thrume,  a  ranch  of about  15
acres.   A small clearing.    Easy terms.
Geo. G. MrLAREN
 Nelson, B. C,  Box 654,
WM. S. DREWRY
A. M. Can. See. C. E.
DOMINION ANO PROVINCIAL LAND
SURVEYOR.
Mining Work a Specialty.
Office: Bealey Building.   P. O. Boi
Baker St, NELSON, B. C.
How's $1450?
A neat 4-Room Cottage on Mill SL,
with stons cellar. Verandah back and
front. Electric light. Two level lota
with 11 fruit treea all bearing, and
plenty of email fruit.
Only $700 Cash
Balance at 6 per cent.
WOLVERTON&Co.
BAKER ST.
Pugsley's Successor.
8t. John, May 1.���Hon. Mr. Pugsley's
place as leader of the New Brunswick
government will be taken by Hon. Clifford W. Robinson, of Westmoreland,
who wns sworn ln only a few days ago
ns provincial secretary. There is much
speculation as to who will bo tlte next
attorney general. There will likely be
a provincial general election this summer. A. P. Bnrnhlll, St. John, Is Ihe
man wanted for attorney general, but
lie may not agree to enter politics.
Seed Potatoes
We have unloaded
a car of
Early Rose Potatoes
Imported expressly
for Seed.
J. A. IRVING & CO.
Telephono 101.
 HOUSTON BLOOg.
Old Curiosity Shop
If you want to buy or sell anything,
go to the Old Curiosity Shop. A new
line of Japanese Goods now on sale.
All kinds of Dlnnerware In stock. Patterns.
Sulphur and
Sarsaparili,
An Excellent Spring Purifying Mixture
FOR THE BLOOD
A specific for boils. Tonic for the liver and a vay
medicine for indigestion and general debility from ai
ordered stomach.    For sale by
Canada Drug & Book Co'y, Ll
DRUGGISTS, STATIONERS, SEEDSMEN.
COR. WARD A  BAKER
STARKEY & C(j
Whoi-eaaw Provlelone,
Produce, - Fruit-
Government Creamery One-Pound Bricks re-oeived weekly fresh hall
churn.   For Bale by all leading grocers.
Ollire and warehouse.* Honston Block,   Phone 79.
Josephine Street. Nelson, B.C-I
New Spring Goods Arriving Daily!
A complete line of up-to-date Soft and Hard Hats In 8tock.
Also a full range of Boots and Shoes.   "WALKOVER" our
Specialty.
J. A. GIUKERI
BAKER Slttl'KT, NELSON.
Spring is Here
We have prepared for this season by passing into stock all
requisites for the rancher, gardener or householder. Spai
Shovels, Rakes, Hoes, Spading Eorks, Tree Primers,
Tree Sprayers, Small Garden Tools, Etc.
Prompt attention paid to letter orders. fl
J. H. Ashdown Hardwa*
Company, Limited.
NELSON   IRON   WORI
,/vww>*~v,A a. A. ISAAC R. W. HINTON ���A*AA*<A��
BINU1INBKWS   AIND CONTRACTORS
FOUNDERS AND
MACHINISTS
lt��pnlrlnV nnd Jobbing nicutsssUwIth Dwanateli.   8hsMt��M
Work, Mining unsl Mill Msasshln-sery.    Manutectur-araol
��r" Cars,, U. tt.   Contractors' Cars.
Corner of lis. I Rod
Front Street*.
NELSOIN,    B. C.
TeleparaJ
y.O. Boi if
Spring Stock lust Opened Ujj
Carload Uinoleuma and Carpet*
From aia-sgow, Scotland.
Beat Qualities at L.ow Prices.
Standard Furniture Company!
ACIHlNTSl
Msaon A Itlsss'ts riAiioi.
Oitormoor M.tlreiiiei.
M��nh��U BanlLry MaUreuon.
Complete House Furnishers
Undertakers,    Emlulmers
A.G. LAMBERT <& C
Lumber, Shingles,
MANUFACTURERS
AHD DEALERS IN __,
Lath, Mouldings, Doors, Window*
M��il Orders promptly stWsK'J
NBL.80N, B. O.
Turned Work and Brackets**.,
 VBRJVON 8TRBBT
Launch and Boat
SUPPLIES
Ws always carry In stock and will be plsased to auppV '
wants In
Suuh om
LAUNCH AND BOAT REQUISITES
Oaloline
While WMtss
Mixed I'alntl
Horry tiroi.' BoAtfl Varolii]
ate., ute.
Albany Ureal"
Arctic OiP .!>'ttt
(In ono gallon c""-'
Wood-Vailance Hardware Co., Vm
Wholesale
NELSON
Krita

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