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Thisri^e in the price of Rough- Diamonds ts on : suonfely ��ivi��oar  Rllta'ay'^'-'accouatofttie^Wne^ producing th��e.q��art��* nre wtisbed th��t tbe  IH^^V;oft^.��bWoantet      .- -,       ' # month, will twxcr  i:, Ic^^,%T5Aa^ I'a !.�� <   "       ��-   '" *{  iM%7lk%A44Jyl>r :<>a  lilt i^r^.v-^ ;i ^", .  11  [I  tt  P> <&��.   ( Hsyo,��,f    ,  Jfc*t&vs-/a Hi ..*  BDOVE  NELSON,  >l  *sC  ^v*  *#  Watch Repairing a  .Specialty.  m  mm  imwumwiwniffi'i  mtxxtmmmm  t>t,  If  p.  il  1 *1  t:-l  #1  PI  |l  ffea  m  f    !.     O  t Ay-w'  JSM9 �� A ���  la1., sV 11  : -v  ^   i  ^OJvf^H^.V".........  it will be to yotir interest to inspect our stock of FISH IXC j  TACKLE before selecting your outfit for the season*  All our Goods imported direct from English,  American and Canadian Manufacturers.  'SNeif'and Heavy ;Hardwacie.  ilii  ym  UmA$01$AmmAA<AAy  %^^����0^y0:t:,::''���::������.  t>as*^'0-oAOrOA;'-'-~'''';'-'������������ * '���������  fe��iaa!AEoaAi, ys \\y?, "������ :���:���  l5%!o^$^aa%'^Aaa^y,::' -o: ^  llfepftt mm^yAAMAAyyyy :.-.  Nelson,  J��* - ^(y .  ^UWH6WttntiWa"'��B' ;. **RliWi'WK��rr-tttS^TWti*rr. .M��   1.1 -'-, - . .    v.'' 1'.;:.-.[  -- *. _j-; 'S V .'!..-��� .^   .P^.L..' iv'V-.- ���'. U.^Ln..    t ^qtv.ivt  ���i!^ilf.i  . * *���*!  iioii ;io ;?||'li|i:i|f*lai^'^ - a^},-aa -^^ ���yy.-y  .._., ,_^.aPriccs,',6r.  ���-..a':'..P^U'''ofl^lApn��' '.  :4iA^.iia^ii��ifesa.^^ j�� ^.v  JPila,^  ��S      i  'ii('  \   ?  mMtmmmMA  ^^^^^^S^^^^^^^rl^^^^^ i*.   "^"-^ ,;.(".;,.:.  h.-y-a,.^  ' '')'��� .".  r*  SONECON  VOL, III.  NELSON, B. C. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2^1899  NO- 3  ���SU��M.WM>IMM;Wi>iKM.a  n��amBJftj=<nAvrB**<aKrMBwi^MmwMawsa*aJMr:^v����  THE NELSON ECONOMIST is issued every Wednesday  -at the City of Nelson, "B. C, by D. M. Carley. Subscription : 82.00 per annum ; if paid in advance, $1.50.  Correspondence on matters'of general interest respectfully  solicited. Only articles of merit will be advertised in  these columns, and the interests of readers will be. carefully guarded against irresponsible persons' and vjorthless  articles.  A rather amusing featm^B in connection with the dethronement of Joseph,Martin is the circumstance that tlie  Victoria Colonist and the Victoria Globe both claim tiie  credit of haviug run their quarry to final destruction.  Most people labored under the belief that Joe Martin had  encompassed his own destruction or by his own. actions  accomplished the process of self-strangulation, but the  Colonest modestly asserts that the downfall of the Bogie  Man is sufficient recompense fur its part in bringing about  his overthrow. It says: "tt has not been ah agreeable  duty for the Colonist to expose Mr. Martin's unfitness for a  ministerial position in British. Columbia, but it was unavoidable." The fight had to be made in the interest of  better government and better politics. While regretting  the necessity for dealing with any public man as Mr...  Martin has been dealt with, tin* Colonist feels gratified at  it- share in bringing about what we think is tiie first step  towards the inauguration of a better state of things in  British Columbia."  lin was influenced by either the Colonist or Globe in demanding the resignation of Mr. Martin, nor were the supporters of the Government in caucus inspired with the  slightest regard for the utterances of either paper iii expressing their confidence in Mr. Semlin and their want  of confidence in Martin:' Asa matter of fact, the result  would hare been, just the same independent of all the  British Columbian papers. So much for the Colonist and  Globe. . ���     " "  But the egotism of the Colonizl and the Globe is excusable when one contemplates the ingratitude of the Province.  Mr. .Bostock more than auy other man in British Columbia is responsible  for the  dire   visitation   of Marti hism. ,  , When   the  word was passed along the line that Martin.  was to be put forward, Bostock's organs, from the Province  down to the Golden Era,,hailed" the Manitoba outcast  as  " the grand deliverer", " the transcendant genius,'' " the  �� great law-giver," and the Lord knows how many more  adjectives were used to do justice to the man who was to  break the chains that bound us to the Turner administration. All the Bostock organs piped the .samr tune, and  though the music was at times discordant, the results to  be obtained were perfect harmony. While Martin was  on top Bostock and his paper professed eternal devotion,  but when tlie1 crash came, the organs piped another tune,  ���this'time, the smashing of the id a   they   had  set   up.  The Globe accepts all responsibility for its work in the  following unobtrusive language: '.' The Globe is charged  with being mainly responsible for the downfall of Mr.  Joseph Martin. Well, we have no apologies to make.  Since the first issue of this paper, we have contended, day  after day that Mr. Martin must go."  Then the Globe goes 011 to print an article which appeared in its first issue, commenting on which it says:  "Writing six months after the appearance of the above  article, we can only say we rejoice that we have accomplished our purpose. Mr. Martin as a-"member of the  Government was a menace to the welfare of British Columbia. -The.Globe recognized this and warned the people of  their danger. -,At last that warning has been heeded and  Mr. Martin has been told to step down.'���arid out. We feel  good over this. We feel just a little like crowing; but  we have been warned of the danger of, getting a 'swelled  head,' so will let it go at this; But we must give one  shout:   Hurrah!"  What consummate rot! Joe Martin killed himself in  British Columbia, just as he had .'previously': encompassed  his own ruin in Manitoba. He did not last as long here  as he did in Manitoba, for the reason that British Columbians are not so easily imposed upon as the unsophisticated Manitobans. Martin is an impossible man, and  even his friends predicted his early political demise.  When the final hour came, it is not likely that Mr.   Sem-  It will thus be seen that the Bostock outfit are not constant in their adherence to men or principles. They dis  card old friends with as little thought as a woman does a  worn-out glove. The glove is treasured while it is of use  to tlie wearer, but when soiled aud unfit for further wear  it is cast aside. The same with Mr. Bostock. While  the star of Martin was in the ascendancy and the great  oracle could interpret dreams for. Midas Bostock, he was  held in high esteem, but when the light failed, the Bostock press struck the teacherous blow. If the Province  had stood by Martin through ill-report, that paper would  have been forgiven aud at least established a credit for loyalty, bnt the indecent haste which they have shown at  this time_to kick a man when he is down, is simply detestable.,   ���..,;���, o  But Martin is dead and without hope of resurrection.  One year ago to-day he was the most interesting person in  British Columbia politics. When it was announced  that Mr. Turner and his Cabinet had been dismissed, Martin with the editor of the Province took the first boat from  Vancouver for Victoria. There they were met by a few  other dissenters, and marched along the back streets communing together. Of the little crowd that fanned the  great Martin that evening, not one can be found to-day so  mean as to do him honor. Thus it happens in politics  that masters become slaves and slaves masters.  All is ready for the next act in this political drama.  Now that the Lieutenant-Governor is back from Atlin he  will be asked to demolish an idol of his own design and  ggg"w*��wray*^^ 4  THE ECONOMIST.  making.    The pill may be a bitter one to swallow,  but" a  man who has administered so many bitter pills to others  in his time should not now grumble if he is compelled to  take  some of his own   medicine.   The question is frequently  asked,  what will' the Lieutenant-Governor do  under the circumstances? One thing is certain, he cannot,  confuse matters worse than they are at the present moment.   He may refuse to accept Martin's resignation, or  he may call upon the whole Ministry to resign, and like as  not entrust J. M. Kellie or D. W. Higgins with the formation of a new Ministry.   A telegram to The Economist  this morning states that Mr.  Alex. Henderson  will be  taken into the Cabinet as Attorney-General.   Joe Martin  had some redeeming qualities ; Henderson  has not one.  No Government can live with a man  of Henderson's  stamp in  the Cabinet.   In   any other .Province in  the.  Dominion the Lieutenant-Governor would demand the  resignation of the Ministry and call upon the leader of the  Opposition to form a new Government, but here in British  Columbia we make our own precedents and  refuse to be  governed by recognized constitutional usage.   The leader  of the Opposition is absent, but he can be easily reached  by wire.     In the event of Mr.   Turner's refusal to again  take up the burden of leadership of his   party, Mr. Eberts  ���is the logical  leader.     But ' speculation is idle, and it  is  only by accident we may hope to see the right thing done  at the right time. ' '  The opinion gradually gains ground that a new election  ���must take place in the near future. The Government of  Mr. Semlin, which has been held together by the iniquitous Enabling Bill, as at present constituted must die  of inanition. There is nothing left to nourish and sustain,  it. In the dismissal of Martin it lost its only factor of  .vitality, and as it has inherited the legacy of iniquity left  it by the late Attorney-General, without anyone to assume  the responsibility of its burden of sin, the old thing is now  tottering and must sooner or later tumble to the ground.  When the public compares the administration of Mr.  Turner with that of Mr. Semlin, it is not difficult to prophesy the result of a new election. The Turner administration had the courage of its convictions, by pursuing a  progressive policy. It had agreed to subsidize 1000 miles  of new railway in the Province. It opened up a vast  tract of country. It had reclaimed over 50,000 acres of  the most fertile lands known. It opened up the country  in all directions with roads, trails and bridges, and left the  Province on the high road to prosperity. What,has been  done siiice the new- Government, came into power we all  know. Careful and efficient officers have been discharged  to the great detriment of the public service; the mining-  laws so acceptable to investor and prospector have been  completely disorganized, so that capitalists no longer regard British Columbia as a safe field for investment; and  in every new* undertaking they have demonstrated their  ignorance of the requirements' of the people,' and have  shown their incapacity to carry on the affairs of the country. All these things consider, does any one need to be a  prophet or the son of a prophet to foretell the result of ai  general election at this time? ���������'...,..      o  measure would be safeguarded, but such has not been the  case. , Mr. Hume has proved himself absolutely incapable,,  and if he really knew anything of the requirenients-.of the  peeple he has not given any emphatic demonstration of  the circumstance. -  ���With the political pot seething at the coast, it is not  strange that affairs throughout the Kootenay should be  permitted to drift from bad to worse. After having led  us to the verge of ruin, the amateur statesmen seem determined to let us drift hither and thither; if we keep clear of  the rocks, it will be more a nmtteij of good luck than good  guidance. With a Minister from Kootenay in the Cabinet,  the  residents of Nelson riding felt that their interests in a  Is it any wonder, then, that the residents of the Kootenays are seriously discussing'the advisability of forming a,  combination to secure some much-needed legislation at  theprespnt time, and, if possible,-the  complete obliteration of the enactments of last session.    One thing is cer-'  tain, the feeling is general that we need and must obtain  justice irrespective of .party,  otherwise no Government  can have our support.    Kootenay meansto be  reckoned  with and all combinations must deal  with  us infulure.  When it is generally understood  that we mean business,,  we will secure the legislation that we want/and which is  essential to the future prosperity of the mining districts of  British Columbia.    As the Boundary  Creek Times puts \l:  "Six strong men from Kootenay and .Boundary ��� Creeks  c working with one object in view, could make a new party  and a new Government, and dictate its policy."  It is reported in St. John, that the Pharisees  brought  unto our Saviour a woman taken in adultery, and when  they asked Him what should be done to her the Divine  I [aster replied :   " He that is without sin among you, let  him first casta stone at  her,''and the  Pharisees did not  throw any stones.that day.    Since that  time,'the scarlet  woman,, while not encouraged in her practices by society,  has been tolerated.    But now comes J. Y. Clarke, who, in  a communication to the Miner, calls upon   the citizens to  begin a relentless aud brutal warfare against the poor unfortunates who, possibly driven  to a life of shame by unfeeling wretches like this   man Clarke, are now, content  to sell their souls for filthy lucre.    If J. Y. Clarke had not  signed his name to that letter in the Miner we  would be  forced to regard him as the most contemptible and cowardly of his species.    But even lacking  all  finer feelings,  we find a creature who has still  the courage to  sign  his  name to a communication   that   breathes   more   coldblooded uncharitableness than anything that has ever before appeared  in a British  Columbia newspaper.    Moreover, for a man who must be sinless in order to  be  qualified to propel the first stone, J. Y. Clarke shows a remarkable knowledge of the habits and general characteristics of  fallen women.    He may be sinless, but we  hope  for  the  credit of mankind that Mr. Clarke will be unable  to find  any one who agrees with his methods of ridding the city  of the social evil. ���'������  The driving of the first spike for the new tramway Was  a ceremony that meant a great deal to Nelson. It marked  another step in our march along the line of progress in the  way of city building. As the Economist has time and  again pointed out, Nelson ;s no longer an experiment;  it is acity with all the conveniencesa.hat- go to make life  pleasurable and comfortable. : Nature has done considerable for us, but our citizens are determined "to take advantage of the natural opportunities and build here a city that  will be a credit to the province of British Columbia. In  an almost inconceivable space of time has Nelson grown  to its present wonderful proportions. We cannot refer to  any city in '.Canada' that has had the same steady progress  without any dull spots in its whole career. The company  that has undertaken the building of this tramway ccmtrol  a large numbei'of similar enterprises, and it is reasonable  to suppose that they see in this undertaking in Nelson a  profitable investment, else they would not build it. , This  mmmtmhmmss^r^lF.'^ ��t iS^H^Si^^"wi.*,l P3E" THE ECONOMIST.  ��  /,'0>>.  proves that shrewd, far-seeing business men have taken'us  at our own estimate of ourselves. , With a rapidly-increasing population the patronage of the tramway should be  sufficient to make it,.a paying investment. It'certainly  will be a great advertisement for Nelson.  With all eyes turned towards Victoria at the present'  time, one does not read or hear much of Mr. Hewitt Bostock. rtcis understood that Mr. Bostock is attending the  sessionalt Ottawa, but he might as well be back in England, so far as doing anything lor the welfare of.his constituents is concerned. Tt would require a powerful  magnifying glass to discover a monument of Mr. Bostock's  services in Yale-Cariboo,,yet he will have the effrontery to-  come back here at the next Dominion general election and  solicit the votes of the people. We rather believe this  gentleman's parliamentary career is about at irs end, that  is, if an acceptable candidate is placed in the field to oppose  him'. There are a great number of things Yale-Cariboo  needs more than a representative of Mr. Bostock's ability.  The Vancovuer Province may disagree with us on ,this  point, but it is the prevailing opinion just the same.   ,  The-Montreal ��W-says Hon. John Charlton should be  ii Co :gress. The Ottawa Citizen believes the honorable  member for the United States is of more service to his  countiy where he is.  The Tribune infers from a reference to "self- constituted  leaders" in this paperdast.week, that some reflection was  cast upon Messrs J. Roderick Robertson and W. A. McDonald. We have never heard that Mr. Robertson  aspired to become apolitical dictator, and as for Mr. \V.  A. McDonald, anyone who is acquainted with that gentleman knows his strong aversion to being regarded a political leader.  And they said unto themselves, " Behold it is the Sabbath. Let us hie to the waters of Kootenay River, even  while it is yet morning and fish." . And so they cast the  line and did troll mightly, rowing the boat in divers  places. And they did hook what they took to be one  small bass���also a tenor and two sopranos. But the  stories they told were prodigious, so that this generation,  wiser in their day than the children of light, did wink  openly and bite their thumbs, saying, "Lord, how this  world is given to lying."  In Siberia during winter the ground is generally frozen  to a depth of fifty or sixty feet. This is why so much is  heard about the convict's hard lot.  Clara Morris, the actress, has written a charmingly  poetic story, " The Princes Porcelain," which is published  in the August Ladies'Llome Journal. It is Miss Morris'  desire to become as well known as an authoress as she is  an actress, and in the hope of such achievement she has  entered the literary field. Two or three other stories  from her pen have been published during recent years,  and they,have been received with the highest approval.  Thus far Miss Morris' literary efforts have met with great  success, and-she'finds'a/place, for everything that comes  from her pen.  of civilization after two years of suffering and hardship on  the Edmonton trail to the Klondike. The story of these  men, who say scores have died on the terrible train, is a  terrible indictment against the-offieers of transportation  and other companies who misrepresented the Edmonton  route for selfish purposes. If the Canadian Government  does not make? a thorough investigation of this matter, it  should be done by United States authorities, as scores of its  citizens were lured to their death by these false representations." " ''   ,  The Greenwood Miner, which by the way; has greatly  in proved under Mr. Gosnell's management, has the following with regard to the political situation: "Thereis really  no Government to support or oppose. It was a house  divided against itself and it has fallen. " As at present con  stituted it cannot survive. A general election is imminent.  If Martin goes Cotton will likely go with him. They  are both more or Jess equally responsible for the deplorable condition of things, and with   the  exposure of Mr.  , Cotton's own record which Martin is now'likely to make,  the verdict of the people will be that both should go. If  a government can be reconstructed out of the various political elements, which is strong enough to'deal with the  affairs of the country as they should be dealt with at, this  critical period, the Miner in its humble   way   will support  ��� it, irrespective of personal considerations. Or, if, in the  event of a general election, such an administration can be  formed out of available material, new or old, it will have  the generous support of the people as a whole. They are  tired of political potlatching. We may never expect to  get an incorruptible Government; but it is quite possible  to have a good, business, common sense administration  imbued with a proper sense of the needs and requirements  of the countiy. Cotton's or Martin's personal quarrels or  their ambitious aims are neither here nor there. It is  high time to saw wood."  Charles Lewis Shaw urrites as follows on  the  subject of Canadian Literature   to  Toronto   Saturday   Night:  "James   Whitcomb   Riley   told me a few years ago that  Canada was bubbling over with brains of the literary kind,  but that Canadians were timid about making   themselves  heard.     He also said that Canada  was a  mine of  unex-  ploi ted literary wealth.     Mr. Riley was, therefore, of  the  opinion   that we   lacked   a literature.'   But we have a  literature.     Not a great one, it may be^but still the  only  British colony that has a distinct,   unique and national  literature.     To , the   French-Canadian is due the greatest  credit.     His chansons and his memoirs are and ever   will,  be   Canadian  literature.     His  opportunities have been  greater, his storied life more limited to   the land of his  adoption.     Canada is more to a French-Canadian than to  his Saxon brother.     We have a Motherland but he .only  has Canada.     It may be that the prosaic   task of clearing  forests  and tilling farms acted against the literary spirit,  for Scotland only had one Burns, but much' of the work of  Canadian literary   men, with the possible exception  of  Roberts, could have been written by Englishmen  writing  of Canada.     It is not essentially   native.    But   we are  a  young country and have made a beginning."  The Walter L. Main show which will exhibit at Nelson  Monday August 7 has the only Horse Back Riding Pony  in the world. This charming little spotted Shetland Pony  has been trained to ride Two Horses at the same time and*  is known by the name of Canadaigua; it is the most  wonderful and artistic performance of the equestrian  pony. You may never have another chance of seeing the  Rarest of Novel Scenes, so brings the children to see the  cute little pony;   their pleasure will repay you.  THETacoma Ledger has this to say:   "Another party of  misguided men, mostly Americans, nave got to the'limits  A.J. Marks has sold lot 6, block 4,  Baker street,  to  Henry Roy, Rossland, for $3,000 cash A  &^*^^^^W��!^^^^  t^W^X'te'-JF. 6  THE ECONOMIST.  ��� ��� ���  .The  "���i  Ne  conomi  9  $2 Per Year to Any Address  SEND  B  HERE AND THERE.  The men-of-war of the ancient Romans had a crew of  about 225 men, of which 174 were oarsmen working on  three decks. The speed of these vessels was about six  knots an hour iu fair wheather.  The birth of a third daughter to the Czarina has resurrected the story that at the time of her marriage a gypsy  woman prophesied that she^ would give birth to seven  daughters before a sou and heir would come.  The French match factories are now turning out friction  matches which will ignite on any surface, but which are  free from the objections raised against whitetsulphur. No  smoke or odor is perceptible in the factories. The inflammable ingredients of the paste are sesquisulphide of phosphorus and chlorate of potash.  A London capitalist has offered to construct at Southend a huge sea wall, at a cost of $3,000,000, and asks in return permission to use the tidal force for working a generat-  ing plant to supply London with electricity. He guarantees there shall never be less than 3] feet of water on the  ; beach ;   in fact, it will be a huge marine lake.  When one receives an invitation to a wedding in Cairo,  Egypt, it is an important event, because, instead of,being  asked for a-ten. minutes' church ceremony, or a brief evening reception, the invitation reads for three days. There  is feasting during all this time, and the house and street  are liberally decorated with flags and lanterns.  The elephant shooting of Ceylon is the best in the world  and is the easiest attainable. . The Ceylon elephants liave  been carefully preserved'by the government, which regulates the shooting according to the number of animals.  The idea is to keep a constant herd of 2,000, and when  there is not an excess of this number the shooting is forbidden absolutely.  In pre-revoluntary days there was a woman public executioner in Virginia. At that time death sentences were  respited on condition that a criminal should perform this  office. " Lady Betty," as she was afterwards called, was  sentenced to death for murder.     She offered to become  public executioner and held this office for many years.   It  is saidcthat on the scaffold she officiated without a mask.  The wives of several members of the English Episcopate,  including both the Archbishops, are nearly connected'  with the peerage. Mrs. Temple, the wife of the Primate  is a first cousin of the Duke of Devonshire; the wife of the  Archbishop of York is a daughter of sixth Lord Barring-  ton; Lady Mary Carr-Glyn, the wife of the Bishop of  Peterborough, is a daughter of the Duie of Argyll; and  the wife of the Bishop of Southwell is a daughter of the  late Earl of Selborne.  On the Selection of Bridesmaids.  " In selecting bridesmaids," said a youno:   woman  who  has recently accomplished that difficult task for her coming wedding, " it is not beauty that counts   so   much   as  style and carriage.     Most brides take a great deal of pride  in their bridesmaids' costumes and want them to show  to  the best advantage.     It is   very   important that a bridesmaid should walk weil.   . The wedding marches are more  suited to grand opera si ages than church aisles, and while  Elsa's or Lucia's attendants can   walk   in   gracefully to  such music, the ni)-st graceful girl is apt t:> sway and  fal  ter trying to keep time and step  with   the same strains.  The beauty, of a   faultless   frock and the stateliness of  a  ���pic'ture-h'at:vanish when the wearer is  awkward and   obviously ill at ease.     The bride  herself is   helped   by her  long train, her dropping head, and the on her father's arm  before and on her husband's after   the ceremony, but the  bridesmaid wears a short  gown, carries   her   head   erect,  walks   up   and  down beside another girl, and so has her  own grace alone to depend upon. - a girl   who   walks  well,   whose head is well   poised  on  her   shoulders, and  whose hair  arranges well, makes a good appearance as   a  bridesmaid." .  The announcement that John Houston will attempt to  ride the trick mule with Walter L. Main's circus next  week should, attract a large crowd.  LMiMmiuaiKiMraMWS THE ECONOMIST.  I i\m informed that'the wife-beater is carrying on operations in Nelson. I hope some long-suffering wife will  introduce her brutal husband to Police Magistrate Crease.  His Honor would probably give the offender six months  imprisonment for resorting to physical force' to maintain  his position as head of the household.  But there is a class of creatures who, although more  dangerous to a community, cannot be reached as easily as  the wife beater. I refer to slanderers. The slanderer appears every were and in many guises. No matter how  he dresses or how he uses his weapons, he is a slanderer,  and is known as*suoh by all who come in contact with ,  him. Let it' be understood here that I do not use the pronoun he for the sake of convenience,, but because I refer  especially to the male slanderer, or " male gossip," as he  is better known. The ladies, " God bless 'em," usually  confine their delicate sarcasm to eacli other, and are satis-  fied-if they can pick other ladies' bonnets to pieces, or tell  how careless Mrs. Noname is in the care of  her   children.  ft <  They cause a good  many   little hea>*t   pangs, but seldom  work irreparable injury. I spent last evening with a  couple of gentlemen friends, part of whose early education  was to speak reverently of the female sex, aud the conversation drifted to the male gossip. They agreed with  me, that the slanderer is not always satisfied with gossiping for the sake of gossip, but is really inspired with the  desire to speak ill of all who are unfortunate enough to be  acquainted with him. No importance should be attached  to his gossip, inasmuch as everybody knows he is both  unreliable aud vindictive, and yet, although he often docs  great harm, he escapes punishment. This paragraph is  writen with special reference to a young man in this city."''  Q'tt  r?  In the same category with the wife beater and tlie- slanderer should he classed the man who.refuses to support his  wife. A case of the latter character came under my observation during the week, the details of which are  enough to make any honest man blush for his sex. Briefly  stated, the circumstances of the case are' that a married  woman, who was all that a faithful wife should be, discovered that the resources of her husband were being  squandered iii riotous and licentious living. She remonstrated with her lord and master, but he refused to give  her any satisfaction. As a result she has returned to the  home of her parents, and the husband in name only is  now diligently circulating lying reports concerning the  wife. Surely such ajjman should be made to suffer for his  outrageous conduct.   I met a rather peculiar character the other day. He is  a late arrival in the city, but already he knows the private  history of every man here. He is a person who inspires  contempt at the first meeting, and I can think of no better  '���name to call him at this moment than an "insinuating"  scoundrel. His methods areais inscrutable as numerous.  He never utters a word of condemnation. Indeed, he  rather creates the impression that he is anxious to say  something good about every one, but so adroitly doesiie  frame his sentences that his warmest praise is his strongest slander. He possesses the faculty of makinjg his  listener think evil of the person of whom he is speaking,  and yet if called to repeat his language, there could be  found nothing in it to criticize. He does not possess intellect of a high older, but lie is bright enough to get  along in a mediocre way nd keen enough, when it comes  to following the peculiar trend of his nature to carry  his point in the majority of instances. He is suspected  by every one, but cannot be committed of falsehood. Of  all the persons referred to in   this   connection, I dislike  him the most.    The slanderer   may   have   redeeming  features, the wife beater in moments or reason  may be  kind enough, the wife-deserter you can locate, but the in-  sinuator goes on forever with reasonable assurance that he  cannot be convicted of any crime.'  P. G.  JENNIE BAXTER, JOURNALIST.  At last the day of the Canadian novelist has arrived. A  , few weeks a ago, " The Span of Life'I was placed on the  market, followed by " Black Rock," and now comes  "Jennie Baxter, Journalist," by R >bert Barr, a gentleman, who, although a resident of the United States for  many years, still cherished imperishable memories of his  Canadian home. For several years past Mr! Barr has  resided in London, England, where he no'doubt picked  up much of the material he has used in,his story. , It is a  very improbable narrative, but it holds the interest of the  reader throughout its many pages.  The author gives us an insight into the life of a   female  journalist in his story. ,   He first introduces her while, she  is on a visit to the managing editor of one of the   London ���  daily papers, where she is anxious to obtain a position   as  reporter.     The editor is very difficult  of access,   but she  finally finds herself in a room adjoining his private office,  the door between being partly open, and there overhears  a conversation   between   the editor and one of his   staff,  from which she learns of a story they are working on in regard to some discrepancy in the accounts of  the Board of  Public Construction, of which knowledge they fool so confident that they are the sole possessors, that they have decided to await further developments for a' few days before  publishing it.^   Thinking she should not be found waiting  there, under the circumstances, she quietly goes into  the  general waiting room and awaits her turn to talk with the  editor.     She finds him a very abrupt man, and he immediately tells her  his staff is complete-and satisfactory" and  he has no room on it for a lady n-p >rter.     She   asks him,  if on some other newspaper she should give evidence of being a good newspaper reporter, she may call and secure the  coveted situation, and states that she expects to do something that will make him and the whole staff of his paper  feel very doleful.     She immediately goes to work  on this  story, tlie particulars of which   she   learned from the conversation  which   she  overheard,   and gives it to a rivalc  paper.     The following day she again called on the editor  and is promptly admitted   and   given   a   position on the  paper,  and is detailed to unravel  the   mystery   of the  disappearance of the Princess von Steinheimer's diamonds.  She goes to Austria to   the   Princess   under  the guise of  stenographer and   typewriter, and in the course of time  discovers amongst the Princess'  papers an   order on   the  bank at Vienna for the diamonds written by the Princess  herself, which she had evidently forgotton about, thinking  that the order had been sent and the diamonds delivered.  Upon telegraphing to the bank the diamonds were   found  to have been in safety there all the time.     So Jennie  has  the satisfaction, of finding out what had baffled detectives  and others.     While iu  Austria   Jennie   receives a letter  from  her managing  editor,   saying that the Duchess .of  Chiselhurst is about to give a great ball in   London, from  which all reporters are to be carefully excluded, and asks  her to find some way in which they can get a  description  'of,the affair from an eye witness..   The Princess   receives  an invitation to the ball, which sheftellsJennieto decline  for her.     Jennie immediately conceives the  idea of writing an acceptance instead and impersonating the Princess,  which she does quite successfully, although having a few  narrow escapes.     This established  her  reputation to the  complete satisfaction of the hard-headed editor.     Indeed  that mighty person was so well pleased with his lady   reporter as to contemplate a  proposal   of marriage, which  Jennie, with the tact of all  good female reporters, warded  off.     There are many other   incidents   that  combine   to  make " Jennie   Baxter, Journalist" an intensely interesting story.     Of course, like all good fairy tales, the heroine  eventually marries, and   lives   happy   ever after.     Copp,  Clark Co., Limited, Toronto^ are the publishers.   For sale  by Canada Drug and Book Co.  sW 8  THE ECONOMIST.  -.1  1,^  ���$  TO A SOUBRETTE.  'Tis years, soubrette, since last we met; ,  ,, And pet���ah, yet, how swift and tender  My thoughts go back in time's dull track  To you, sweet pink of female gender!  I shall not say���though others may���  That time all human joy enhances ;  But the same old thrill comes to me still  With memories of your songs and dances.  Soubrettish ways these latter days  Invite my praise, but never get it;  " I still am true to yours and you���  ���    My record's made, I'll not upset it!  The pranks they play, the things they, say���  I'd blush to put the like on. paper,   ,   ,  And I'll avow they don't know how   ���  To dance, so awkwardly they caper !  1 used to sit down in the pit  '    And s--ee you fiitflike elf or fairy  Across the stage, and I'll engage  No moonbeam sprite were half so airy ;  Lo, everywhere about me there ,  Were rivals reeking with pomatum,  And if, perchance,they caught your glance  In song or dance, how did I hate 'em!  At half-past ten came rapture���then  Of all those men was I most happy,  For bottled beer and royal cheer  And tete-a-tetes were on the tapis.  Do you forget, my fair soubrette,  Those suppers at the Cafe Rector,���  The cosey nook where we par Look  ><    Of sweeter cheer than fabled nectar?  Oh, happy days, when youth's wild ways "  Knew every phase of harmless folly!  Oh, blessful nights, whose fierce delights ,  Defined gaunt-featured Melancholy !  Gone are they all beyond recall,  And I���a shade, a mere reflection���  Am forced to feed my spirit's greed  Upon the husks of retrospection !  And lo !   to-night, the phantom light,  '    That, as a sprite, flits on the fender.  Reveals a face whose girlish grace  Brings back the feeling, warm and tender ; '  And, all the while, the old-time smile  Plays on my visage, grim and wrinkled,���  As though, soubrette, your footfalls yet   '  Upon my rusty heart-strings tinkled !  ���Eugene Field  WIDOWS OF BRIGHAM YOUNG.  Six of the twenty-six wives of Brighani Young celebrated  his birthday at Salt Lake City June 1. Ten of the widows  are still living, but four were kept away from the celebration by illness or distance. An immense banpuet was  one featureh of the festival OD|the ninety-eight anniversary  of Brigham Young's birth. Over three hundred descenf  dants of the Mormoi i leader sat at the table, says the Denver Times. AS many more are living doing mission  work in every country on the globe. At the head of the  banqueters present was Apostle Brigham Young, a favorite  son of the first Brigham Young, and fourth in line for the  presidency of tlie Mormon church. Brigham Young, Jr.,  has four wives. .    /  Interest centered, however, in the six old women,  widows of the man who made plural marriage a vital principle of the Mormon religion. They are from 60 to 80  years old and all occupy exalted positions in Mormonism  to-day. Some of these women expect to be summoned  from the grave on resurection morning, not by Brigham j  Young, I but by  Joseph   Smith.    These  were sealed   to  Young for "time" only and previous to that had been  sealed to their prophet, Joseph Smith, for " time aiid eternity.", ���   .   '     -  Zina D. Young is the most conspicuous of the widows  for','time." When she,was 15 years old one of Joseph  Smith's missionaries in New York made her a convert.  She followed the new prophet through all his' stormy  career, leaving a husband and two children. She was  finally sealed to him in celestial marriage. She claims (  at one time to have had a vision and to have been endowed  with " the gift of tongues "and interpretation." After the  death of Smith his, wife turned to Brigham Young for  care, and was "sealed" to him for time only. She crossed  the plains in his cavalcade, driving oxen, cooking, washing  and enduring many hardships. She is now rewarded,  being made president of the mighty system of "relief"  societies maintained by the Mormon church.  ��� Emily D. Partridge Young is a second J4 time" wife.  She and her sister were made wives of Prophet Smith at  Nauvdo, 111. After Smith died1 the sister, Emily, became  one of Brigham Young's wives.  A third widow, Naajiiah Kendel Jenkins Charter Twiss  Young, expects to be claimed at the last day by John S.  Twiss, to whom she was married first by Brigham Young  himself. A fourth Margaret Pierce Young, has been  sealed for eternity to Morris Whitesides.  Brigham Young's favorite and his youngest wife, was  exalted over aJl the old wives in .the last days of the old  Mormon leader's life. ,She was one of the most beautiful  of the young Mormon women at Salt Lake, and still retains a charm. Her name is Harriet Amelia Folsom  Young, aud she is said to be a near relative of ex-President Cleveland's wife. The Folsoms came out to Utah  from O'nio. At 25 Harriet Folsom was the most courted  woman in Mormondom. Two young suitors, one of  whom it was supposed she intended to marry, were suddenly sent away by Brigham Young on foreign n. issionary  ���  tours.  Meantime Harriet Amelia Folsom became the favorite  wife of the church's head. For her he built the "palace"  which stands to-day opposite the plainer abodes he had  built for his other wives. Harriet Folsom was the only  woman who could sway the bold Mormon leader. Her  word was law in the household.  Harriet Bareny, Eliza Burgess, Harriet Cook and Lucy .  Bigelow are other surviving widows. One alone of the  widows is anathematized by the church. Ann Aliza  Young found polygamous marriage not pleasant and applied for a divorce from the prophet. She aftenvard  married again and is living now in Michigan.  For those wives who remained faithful to the leader of  the Mormon church has been provided much notable work  in high positions. One of these labors is the tracing out  of progenitors of the young families. According to Mormon doctrines, no one obtains the highest salvation unless  they are baptized on earth by someone who has received  authority. Joseph Smith, in order to prevent the condemnation of millions of innocent persons, declared "that  living people might be baptised for the dead ones under  the names of the deceased. 'Napoleon, QueeirElizabeth,  George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and others have  thus been snatched as brands from the burning.  The entire Young celebration showed how strong a hold  the dead leader still has upon the church. Mormons hail  him again as an infallible leader and look back with regret to the days when he ruled like a king in mountain  fastnesses.; Flags have been flying and bands phiying in  honor of the hero who declared that j he would "cram,,  polygamy down the throats of. congress." Brigham  Young, Jr., referred to the "empire of Utah," created by  his father. Governor Wells declared that when Brigham  Young died," the world lost one of its greatest ornaments,''  and Senator Rawlins spoke of the time when his statue*  would be placed beside those of other great national characters in the statuary hall of congress.  BgMMBmiaMlMMtTOMraBWB^^ -THE ECONOMIST.  THE   HARDEST   WORKER   IN EUROPE.  '��� If the Prince of Wales were not resolute, unflinchingly  energetic, and the essence of punctually he could not possibly get through  all he does .every day of his life.  He is an early riser, though he goes to bed very late, aud  ...^ even should daylight find him still busy with his arrears of  CM) private correspondence he will be ready to  get  up   when  called at eight o'clock. ( . '  Practically the only time his Royal Highness has to  himself is before .the simple breakfast, of which he partakes alone about nine o'clock, and the short time he has  to snatch from public affairs after that meal. A breath of  fresh morning air in the pretty grounds of Marlborough  House braces him to face the enormous piles of letters that  await his attention after his first meal. Eminently a  business man, the Priuce'never lets his mail wait. Every  single letter'addressed to him by his acquaintances , he  actually opens with, his own hands, and peruses himself.  Then he sorts his correspondence, setting aside those  epistles that concern his own private affairs' for his own  answering, and those that require consideration, for future  consultation with specialist counsellors on the subjects  > they touch. Letters that his secretaries can reply to for  him he leaves to them; but on even those he advises what  from the answer is to take^ The Princess of Wales does not  usually get up so early as her husband, so his Royal Highness has leisure (such as it is) in which,to see his private^  secretary, Sir Francis Knollys,'and his equerry, and with  them arrange the details of the -day's programme, and  what carriages and horses will be required, before he goes  for a little second breakfast, and domestic communion with  his wife and daughter, any guests who may be staying at  Marlborough House.  , Should he have time, it is his pleasure next to walk  across to York House to see the Duke and Duchess of  York, and for a little while to play with his grandchildren,  unless Prince Eddie and his little brother and sister have  been brought iu perambulators by their nurses and a plain  clothes police officer to Marlborough House, ;as they often  are in the early morning.  The racket of the day then begins. Perhaps a deputation will have to be received by the Prince, and he may  also have to preside at a business meeting of which he  holds an official post as governor. Usually these affairs  take place about eleven in the Indian room, the apartment  ' that contains the priceless treasures presented to his  Royal Highness during his tour in India in 1874, by the  native princes and chiefs.  A list of the functions our busiest Prince presides over  in a morning would fill a column. Besides doing his  duty as president of this and governor of that institution,  the Prince has a vast amount of business that requires  and receives his personal attention in connection with the  Duchy of-Cornwall. When he enters No. 1, Buckingham-  gate, he is Duke of Cornwall rather than Prince of Wales,  and more or less in consequence a private landowner instead of a future King.  There are many functions attended by his Royal Highness that never get chronicled in the papers, because of the  Prince's known desire to keep them private. Such are  the visits he pays to the hospital, quite unexpectedly or  with only a brief intimation sent half an hour before of  his intention. 1  The subject of the sick poor and the amelioration of their  sufferings is near the Prince's innermost heart.     He  frequently sandwiches a visit  to   a   hospital in   between   a  military review   and a levee, both of which functions entail an amount of dressing that, reduced as such  items of  the day's programme are to a   science,   necessarily take a  ^.A   considerable slice of time  out of  the eighteen hours  de-  -, ���-; voted by    his   Royal Highness to   hard labour every day  <|^ during the season.  In his field-marshal's uniform (a most  elaberate  dress),   ,  wearing the full insignia of his   various   orders���if it   be  [  whatfis known as a " collar day'?���the spick-and-span appearance of the Prince of Wales represents hours of close  work on the part of his valets.    ' '  , Then, again, as Grand Master of the Freemasons���the  highest office possible in the craft���there is an elaborate  toilet'to be made, including the arrangement of jewels of  special significance and the most sumptuous beauty , and  value. Trusted officials - are employed to lay out the  Prince's orders andjewels, and sometimes to convey them  from place to place, to meet his Royal Highness, who, not  unfrequently is so pressed for time that he is obliged to,  make quick changes in his costume", wherever he may  happen to be holding a ceremony. *  The Prince's love of sport aud everything military and  -naval would take him to exhibitions, races, and regattas,  as'wellasall national displays, if he were a private  gentleman1. The fact that his position is what it is makes  such affairs a necessary duty, but his Royal Highness never  shirks any function, and never grumbles. ���  In fact, it is a well-known truism that he enjoys  all he  idoes.     He   has   never   known a blase moment, but is as  fresh now as when he was   a   lad of twelve."   He is interested so keenly   and   so quietly in everything that it is  a  -. pleasure to him to go about���just as  great a pleasure as it  is to his mother the Queen's subjects to see him.  Sometimes there is a little leisure in the afternoon before dinner for a game of billiards, but not often in June  and'July. Dinner is a movable feast, , arranged, when  partaken of at home, to suit the engagements of the even  ing.  Both the Prince and Princess enjoy music, aud patronize  the opera, after which his Royal Highness often looks in  at a smoking concert, finishing up the day at his club,  and later still at home; often latest of all abscorbed once  more over his letters and business affairs for the next day.  This enumeration of an average day spent by our future  King shows at once that his Royal Highness leads as busy  a life as any .man living. In fact, there are few men who  could do as hard a day's work as the Prince, and do it  with that unfailing courtesy and cheerfulness which he  displays in the exercise of his multi-various duties.  A Genius Out of Sing Sing.  Much has been said of that musical ^nd mechanical  genius, a convict in Sing Sing prison, who built two pipe  organs,.one for use in the Protestant and the other in the  Roman Catholic chapel in the prison.  The builder was John Howard, who had been sentenced  to the penitentiary for 12 years. Pic worked for two years  on the organs, and in building them was supposed to have  saved the state $5,000. For this the warden recommended  that his term be cut down by ten years, and a grateful  state administration commuted his sentence by that length  of time.  Howard was released about two weeks ago, and quietly  disappeared. He said he would be back at the opening  of the new chapels last Sunday, so that he might hear his  pets discourse sweet music for the prisoners, and incidentally got the honor of having built two such splendid instruments.  But Howard didn't appear at the opening of the chapels,  and it is a good thing for him he didn't, as the organs are  utterly useless, with no more music-producing capacity  than a mute at an Eisteddfod.  Everything was ready for the opening services, and expert organists had been engaged, and almost 2,000 convicts sat with open mouths and expectants ears, ready to  be thrilled by the tones of the great instruments.  Instead of music they heard nothing but groans, howls  and discordant noises from the tortured organs. The  stops wouldn't work, and when they did they couldn't  be stopped. The bellows stuck; and when the wind did  get into the pipes they only whined and wheezed. i��>4��^J.4��^,m<J�� VV.  sastst^iSSiHSSiaWS^S^.' ..J  m  r .'A   .  'J?:'.  < Uyn.  ft'  &o  ffu  ��  h  V;  I  10  THE ECONOMIST.  The Shippin  on  o  o  Point for Goaf Mountain Mines  est Pass and Bedli.ngton  ana Neison Railways.  Y*f"t  cnaneK^MsoaaBra  The Centre of Oneof the Finest Agricultural and Fruit Growing Districts in West Kootenay.  -    t  1'  1,'  It.  For Information and Hrice Last, Apply to  OR TO  ���HBS33&'  E.. MALLANDAINE  L. A HAMILTON,  9  Agent,  ORESTON, B.C.  Land Commissioner C. P. R.,  WINNIPEG, MAN.  r��  D. AGENT, NELSON.  ^ ����������� ��� ���-r-^.^��� ^-r^-^��TWTTT  FAMOUS AERATED' WATFRS  St. Alice Natural Mineral Water, Ye  Olde Fashioned English Ginger Beer.  00 9  THORPE & COMPANY, Limited,  Victoria.     Vancouver.    Nelson.  A COLUMN OF USEFUL   INFORMATION.  Motor milk vans are being used in London.  London Mohammedans will build a mosque.  Russia has twenty-nine women pharmacists.  The profits of the British' postoffiee amount to $20,000,-  000 a year, a"-.-"  ,        o a  Switzerland is the only civilized country which grants  patents on inventions. a o  The largest proportion of suicides in European countries  is to be found in Germany. .".',.  Lady Henry Somerset is leading a crusade against smQk-  ingby women and girls.  A woman 97 years old, in the North of England, has  just died of excessive tea drinking.  The Russian scepter is of solid gold and contains 268  diamonds, 360 rubies, and 15 emeralds.  Of every 100 school children in London 65 leave school  between their tenth and eleventh years.  It is supposed that the average depth of sand in the  deserts of Africa is from thirty to forty feet.  The Rev. Sam Jones says that his income for several  years has been between $25,000and $35,000.  A silver foxskin was sold in London recently for ��350  at an auction.     This is the highest price on record.  In St. Petersburg is the largest bronze statue in existence���that of Peter the Great���which   weighs 1,000 tons.  Englishmen may now spend a, fortnight iir Paris or  Switzerland for ��35 or enjoy a Norwegian tour for $50.  Rudyard Kipling has now twenty-three suits in process  against as many different publishers and booksellers in  America,.-' ..--.    ���-,  ���  A German journal is authority for the statement that  two-thirds of the trained nurses actively engaged acquire  and die of tuberculosis. ;a;'  Japanese children write better with the left hand, while  with the right hand they can turnput ten per cent, more  work in a given time.  : ��������� ��� y      . <   ." a.,     '.."'.  .There are three varieties of  do^r  that never   bark���the  Australian dog, the Egyptain shepherd dog and the "lion-  headed" dog of Thibet.  Russia's Asiatic possessions are three times the size t of  England's but hold only 23,000,000 inhabitants, as compared with England's 297,000,000 subjects.  A novel steamboat propeller for an Irish lock is designed  not only to drive a vessel,.but also to destroy the seaweed  that obstructs an ordinary propeller. o  The Earl of Arran has discovered gold on his Irish estate  in combination with copper.and a new kind of marble has  been found in fair abundance near Gal way.  'Btsissmmmm^mmmmismmmm^^Sl^^^^m^^^MW^^M '$��� '���'���'���  aaaa  -.-.-r.f  ;, yy-y ,<>'���  '.'���' 000  '�����.'.'���,-:  AyAA  .:: a-,-(���",s'',: \  vP:-1-'"--'^  --^.VolO  ree-'Ririg:;Gi.rcus��a  n g {0$ df N a t i o n s  :Jon.s��er;;��Weri^  :So��iety^H^  y;y  ;.��.:..,;���.   ���,,,,  >!., <?,������'  -'--;te  a  The Detachment of Roosevelt's Rough  Riders.  No Western Cowboys, but ge mine Rough  Riders, who took part in that famous battle of  San Juan Hill.  Sousa's B?nd, <  Burlesqued by Main's Own Clowns.  A Horseback Riding Pony,  First and Only Act of the kind Ever Exhibited.  A Complete Children's Menagerie.  Baby Elephants, Baby Lions and thfc^Qnly Pair  of Living Nursing Baby Tigers.  READ THE SPECIAL FEATURES:  63--HORSES  AND   P0NMES--63  Performing iu One Ring, at One Time and Managed by One Man.  Kerslake,  The Vermont Boy,   with his Troop   of Performing Hogs.  to Beautiful Lady Riders,  Headed by the Circus Queen, Miss Rose Dockrill  10 Dashing Equestrians,  Headed  by   the Brazilian   Horseman,   Martina  Lo Wanda, Jr,  1000  Horses,  Men, Women and Children.  At 10 o'Clock each Morning.    Don't   fail   to see this Mighty Pageant and judge the performance by the parade.    Free Exhibition on Circus Grounds after Parade.  Admission and Reserved Seat Tickets  On Sale at Fred Irvine & Co. 's  Dry Goods Store, commences at  9 O' Clock A, M. on Circus Day.  jifiLt ���  EXHIBIT AT  rs Open at 1 and 7 P.  Performances at 2 and 8  Gentlemanly Ushers in Attendance.  Tents Absolutely Waterproof. 11 r.��UV��l *��H1MfW VSi  p  Is  m  5 'i ���>  IS  lift  I  �����  ^  k<  if'  Kv  I  11  WtMMtMatafc*kl��JBU'*XRH-U  J  '. '&  s  fe  ft'  fe  ft*  fej;  $\  -SI  o  A  12  THE ECONOMIST.  "1  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  eat Merchants  HEAD OFFICE: Nelson, B. C.  ��.   ���        .    BRANCHES AT    .  /ROSSLAND TRAIL '       ���     NELSON     ' KASLO  SANDON THREE FORKS SLOCAN CITY  ^k^i  I West Kootenay Butcher Co I  'n    , WHOLESALE AND  RETAIL DEALERS IN |  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.       |  T  1       Camps supplied on shortest notice and lowest prices.   |  ��       Mail orders receive careful attention  7rv  -I'  $       Nothing but fresh and wholesome meats and supplies   *  JJOHN Mc LATCH IE  Dominion and  Provincial ^gj^*^  Land Surveyor,  Opp. Custom House, Nelson B.C  CLUB HOTEL  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets  RATES; $i per day and up.  Schooner Beer, io cents  E. J.  Curran, Proprietor.  Philistine���01'what, use is the editor,  of a paper? Young Keporter���-To  make a long story short.  If the apple crop had failed that year  When Eye took one so free,  Instead of the failure of the pair,  How different'all might be.   .  %  kept iii stock  fl ^��8���^  5  lanaqer.  Si?ifc7cC^7^fC*{%^^7l\^i\yi\?l\7i* /fvTYvVi-* *i>. .-jS. ������������ ^~i*7rw> 'i-> -T* ��-i\ *p. /4s /?% 'r�� "V�� 'i* ��T�� T�� *r�� 'f* *T�� *T�� 'P> 'O 'i** ^ ^i-vvi1* 'i" M�� *,-�� *t\ *?\ '|WT"'I�� ^  ^-aitjaragavufxg u��w"'^jr^'iS'L3a=3Ea  caLTauaisr:jsm.^aais,xaaa��W��a,AiEJSisy. eras  MX��aKX3XM��i*=��-"CX-��3  'irrxxw-jcx&Mzrwi I *-t:j  ITr^^A^-^^ffMSEXV^^ICVV^'l^,^^ ��^**V_L��.ltl"��*T��T1H'TkJ*ar*K*^U-aH^A^LJi,liSrS^^l**J*^"*W"**  o    ��  on revs  lA.  &/  "And you always allow your girl's  father to kick you?" ����� I do. But  how can a fellow help what's done behind his back?,"  e   o  Next to Nelson Hotel, Baker Ha reel, Telephone No. 93.  AND  Agents for  VlCTUJM A   C<JLOJS" 1ST  Seattle Timks  S..K. Bltllktin  A i.I,  Nki.sok KOONOMr.-iT  Nl'.LSON   MlNKK.  VictoiuaTimks  Tokonto M.vn, axij l'',:.i!'i i: k  Toronto Rvkji axdI'iuksidk  New Yoit'.c Sunday Would,  AXi) Otiikk Pkiiiodicai.s.  FR  a ����� e- j  coo  SOD  '' W lis.it, a re y ou doi ng, ��� doctor?''  asked a man who entered as the physician was vaccinating a patient.  "Scraping an acquaintance," was  the reply.  FOR SALE.  id!  oia Fruits  Received Daily.  H  is  3!  il <  KOOTENAY LAKE SAW MILL 1  flalf interest or whole in the Victory and  Silver Tip Creek claims, on the west branch  of Hie Duncan River. Apply to Wn,i,iA.-\r  Pollock, Rossland, B. C.  CERTIFICATE OF I IMPROVEMENTS.  Bird's live, Invcrness and Princeton Fraction mineral claims, situate in the Nelson  Mining Division of West Ivoolenay   District.  Where located :   On J\Iornins>- Mountain.  Take notice Unit I, John McLMtchio, of the  city ofNO'lson, acting as agent for Angus <S.  Shaw, free1 miner's cortificate No. 21,SI7A, J.  A. McRac, free miner's certificate No. ���il.fioSA,  A. J'". Crossett, free miner's certificate No.  Bn.'lST, and David Lu.-sk, free miner's cerfifi-  csOo No. B ll.(i(5o, intend, sixty days from the  dale Hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a i ertificateoflmpiovenients, for the purpose t f obtaining Crown Grants of the above  claim <. And further take notice that action,  under section 37, must be commenced before  1 he issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 22nd day of July, 189��J.  Joitx McLatokik.  CERTIFICATE OF !M PROVEM i NTS.  Lumber,  Lath,  Shinqies.  G. O. BUCHANAN, Proprietor.  Orders   Promptly    Filled   and ; Sash & Doors  Satisfaction   Given.      Nelson 'Mouldings,  Yard, Foot of H'e'ndryx Street, j Turned Work.  ^  h  a    writ  AtL.<  3i  ^o ���������;    oi  Greenhorn Fraction Mineral Claim, situate  in the Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District. ���  Where located : On east side of Eagle Creek, .-  betAveen the Poorman, Waiite .and Granite-  Mineral Claims..  Take notice that I, Johri' McLatciiie, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B 11,101,iacting as agent  for E; O. Nelson.1 Free Miner's Certificate No'.  B 11,277 and.T. P. Sw-edberg, Free Miner's Certificate No. B ; 1,213, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a. .Certificate of Improvements, for  lie purpose of obta-ining a   Crown  Grant o/?3^|  the above claim.    And further take notictOvO  1 hat action, under section  37, must be- com-'  mence'd before the issuance of such Certificate  offmvM'ovpments.  Dated this bOth day of May, 1899.  John McLatciiie.  [��MiuM����a��iMawiWtiiaiMlMBB  VBi^3Sl^Wi:^V^7^^PWS??^SfSSF^^ y,py  ,A$AAM  -slAI  y.;��si;t:y  :&y  THE ECONOMIST.  13  " Does your wife know that pretty  Mrs. Gazaboo?"  I think it is merely a sniffing acquaintance.?'  Irate Customer���See here, young  man, I bought this hair tonic, from  you and it is absolutely worthless..  Clerk���We can't help that, sir.  Irate Customer���But you guaranteed  each bottle?  Clerk���Exactly, sir, but we didn't  guarantee the tonic.  " What's the matter, old man?"  "Oh, I've just had  a  quarrel   with  my wife." ���  " Well, forget and forgive."  " I never can forgive her.    You see,  I was in the wrong."  " Then in that case demand an apol  ogy  ��  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Star Mineral Claim, situate in. the Nelson  Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where Located: Between Sandy and. Ragle  Creeks, about 2% miles south-east of the Poor-  man mineral clarm.  Take notice that I,.John McLatciiie, free  miner's certificate No. B 11,326. acting as  agent for Oscar Johnson, Free Miner's Certificate No. 21,712 A, Mike Johnson, Free Miner's Certificate No. 23,211 A, and John Blom-  berg, free miner's certificate 'No. 21,791 A, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for a certificate of  improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the above claim. And further,take notice that action, under section 37,  must be commenced before the issuance of  such certificate of improvements.  JOHN MCLATCIIIE, P. L. S.  Dated this 30th day of June, 1899.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Onix, Humboldt, C. &K., Josie and Free-  mont Mineral claims, situate in the Nelson  Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located : On south bank of Kootenay  River and on the East side of Eagle Creek.  Take notice that I, Robert Scott Lennie, as  agent for the Golden Five Mines, Limited,  (non personal liability), of Nelson, B. C.,free  miner's certificate No. B 11,617, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the. above claim. And farther take  notice that action, under section 37, must be  commenced before the Issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 8th day of July, 1899.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days from the  23rd day of June, 1899, the I lead Offices of the  Old Dominion Mining-and Development Company, Limited Liability, will be changed from  Rossland, B.C., to Nelson, B. C.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 14th day of June,  1899. A yv ..:���' . : iV . ���   .   ��� .  ining is?evtew.  THE  GREAT MINING JOURNAL OF THE  GREAT SOUTHWEST.  116 Pages, with Heavy Cover EVERY WEEK.  EST PRICE  Mining Journal on the PACIFIC COAST.  Subscription $2 a Year. Single CopteslS cents.  i)'   ' SEND    FOR '  'AMPLE COPY-��FREE  110-112 N. Broadway, Los Angeles Cai.  THEO. MADSON  Largest Tent and Awning factory in British Columbia  Boots, Shoes and Rubber Goods and general stock of Miners'  Supplies. Opp. Postoffice.  efore Buying Elsewhere  Coine in and = inspect  our   stock  of Carvers,  - Spoons, Cutlery and House Furnishings.  VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY, Ld  Importers of Heavy and Shelf Hardware,  THE NELSON ECO  T  Prints Everything  letter Heads  ote Heads  Bill Heads  Statements  Envelopes  Business Cards  Visiting Cards  enu Cards  Receipts  Etc., Etc.  At  Be Convinced  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION.  ���m����Mi��iiMiMiii��aiMmi^^ ��tr*.^���^.^^rtrtw*^^ ii^Tw^.tt^J**%^^sfa��azz5*^,z2!zr*-z?.-z  **~i^u*iiui:xai**suMa:.zurr,, >.Hnrfltartfr*ja*aiy��f fS^JUSSSHOAii^'^^ii  m  '���   ft  :$  ife  I4& :  ilSii  wit  St'  ^^ a  'ft*  I-  v.  so  ��o  V *  la  Rt  ;��' '  <%  44'  THE ECONOMIST.  " Dre.-ulful! Th:ity<��u-.i;* iin-i =oid "ii->  wiut -Aii.) denied .so iuuc'i in low- have  [.���ceil ii.rre.-.te<l as SA-indleio.V  CERTIFICATE OF IM 7 ROVENIEWTS.  Imperial Mineral Claim, situate in the Nol-  so?]  Mining Division of West Kootenay  Dis-  "Ta:it   Droves   tiU'ir ili'vnf'mi     von I trit,t-   v>'here located.: On cast side of Eagle  i.i. a   [tnno   uica uiaoi.o.i,   V>" ' creelo about two and a-half miles southeast of  r   st?e.     They were taken up   with   e;'��(;h : Poorman Mineral Claim.  ���.,,..,,                       ' ���            ,    Take nofice that I, John McLatciiie, Free  ���Aier. ' Miner's Certificate No. B 11,326. acting as agent    | for J. P. Swedberg,  Free Miner's'Certificate  T.              ,-,-r.    ,,.,.., .   .                    : N'o. ii. 11,243 and .7. W. Johnson. Free Miner's  J in^so���\v ivil (li-i the   iliOiistor   Kay ; Certificate So. 21,78-5 A, intend sixty days from  when the nhite came up?  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining- Re-  I corder lor a Certificate of Tmprovements, for  HinL'so���-Ho said lie wouldn't   mind"! tha pu-'o"1 "e of obtaining a Crown Grant ot the  ' above r'-\ m  so rnuc!! if the- ImUons wore ail :dike.  NOTICE.  In themattcrof the estate of William Cil-  nioro Spencer, late of the City of Nelson, in  the County ofKoofrmay. d'-^^n^cd.,  Notice is hereby given, nursuant to the tte-  viscd Statutes of British Columbi'i. 1W. Chapter 187, that all creditors and others having  claims ag-iinst trie estate of the said Willinni  Gilmorc Spencer.'who died on or about the  21<t day of January, 1399, are required on or  before the first, day of September. ISfiJt, to send  by post prepaid or deliver lo John A. Kirk-  patrick. Esquire-, of the said City of Nelson,  the administrator of thcestaioofsaid.de-,  ceased, their claims against the estate of the  said deceased.  And further take notice, that the said administrator will, at the'expiration of (ho. time  above named, proceed to distribute the ass-jis  of the estate of said deceased amongst,  the parties entitled thereto, having re-  g.ml only to the claims of which  such administrator has then notice and  will not, be liable for the said assets or  any oart theivof so distributed, to any person  of whose claim lie Iutj not had notice at the  time of such distribution.  Dated the 2i��th dav of July, ISiKI  (tAMjIHER tt VvOlSOX,  Solicitors for th^ AdminisO-.tiwr of the Estate  of William Gil more Spencer, Deceased.  AND  Ksass  &Si  iiiirCiilh  f\l F  33 !o  S�� S 3 ? 3 3  -J   i\    S H  NKW FAST  DAILY SERVICE  EAST AND WEST.  Optional routes oast from  ootenav Oountrv,  First-Class sieepers on all trains Irom  Arrowhead and Kootenay Landing  Tourist cars pass Revelstoke daily i'or St.  Paul, Thursdays for Montreal ami Boston,  Tuesdays and Saturdays for Toronto.  eison to Toronto  ��) houivo Montreal, 89 hours ; Nov York, 101  homo. Winni K\g, -lo hours; Vancouver, 30  liours ;  Victoria, ���"*;") hours,  2-DAILYTRAINS-2  To and from Itob-ori, Rossland.  7.U0 k Lv. NFI.SON Arr. lO.oOk  lAtV.c Lv. NELKON Arr. l'J.25k  Morning train daily for no:rth and main  line via Etobson, and. except Sunday, for  Sandon, pSloean points andniiiin line via  Slocan City.  KOOTENAY LAKE-KaSLO ROUTE.  KxAun. Str. Kokanec       -     Ex. Sun  l��.U0k Lv. NEi SON An. 11.00k  Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, to Argenta  and return, leaving Kaslo at 20.00k. -  KOOTENAY OLIVER   ROUTE.  Daily. Strs Movie aud Nelson. Daily  22.30k Lv. NELSON Arr. 2.30k  Connects Kootenay  Landing with Crow's  2sest Line trains. '  4 hours-N'ELSON  TO   ROSSLAND���hours 4  For rates   and   .'full   information   address  nearest local agent, or  C. E. Beasley, City Passenger Agent.  R. W. Drew, Agent, Nelson.  F. Anderson, E.J. Coyle,  Trav. Pass. Agent, A. G. P. Agent,  Nelson, B.C. Vancouver, B.C.  W  An i r.irther take notice that action, under  ����������� > n o7, must be commenced - before the is-  i--'1. '.nee oi such Cortificaie of Improvements.  Dated this twelfth dav of June', 1899.  John JicLA/rcinjB.   ! Josephine Street  Tinsrnithing  Plumbin  S  .AND  Heating  NOTICE.  Nelson.  Notice is hereby given that 1, W. G. Robin-  swn, intend to apply u> the Board of Licensing  Commissioners of tlie City of Nelson at their  next sitting thirty days after date for a transfer from me to Solomon Johns, Nelson, B. C,  of the license held by niefor the sale of liquors  by n-tail at the Royal Hotel, situated on iots  S and -1. Block29, Nelson, 13. C.  Dated thisDth day of June, 185)9.  W. G. ItOKINSON.  STARTLERS   ��   ;  IK PRICES OF  a  -AT���  Thomson's   Book   Store,  fiusa  xpress and Draying  a-flavin.g purchased the express and drayiu  bu^ine^s'oi' J. W. Cowan, we are prepared to  .l.i!-.��! kin.cuiof work in this line, and solicit  the pa<ronago of the people of Nelson. Orders  left at D. IdcArthur & Co's store, northwest  corner P.aker and Ward sLrcets, will receive  prompt attention.   Telephone 85.  GOMI  5���  DAVIS.  S BR  Photographers  VAPSCOUVERand NELSOK  Near i'liair Hotel, Victoria Street Nclsou.  ty \VA)     If'.//-'."'     -q  ,v'-^    \  /-:.,  "A*  "i^-  COfVinANDING ATTENTION  is   simply a  matter  of being  11 dressed.  Those who wear' garments  and tailored, by us will receive all the attention a well  dressed man deserves.  Our winter suits of Harris  Homespuns are marvels of  good quality, good style and  good workmaship. The  value is great.  axs  ��3��  >>  t. Nelson.  ^ T  \ \   HEN you buy  OKELL & MORRIS'  Preserves��) ^orriS'"TrUll rr6S6TV6S  o<   you get what are jiiire BritiOi Columbia*        Are absolutely the  c/   fruit and sugar, and your money is left at PUREST AND BEST.  Winnipeg:.. Manitoba.  'Jl'^o*  crgj-CTf-���r-^^n -Hf-  utter, Eggs? Cheese,  1  lad* ItttV* ��� �� ���  # �� ���  Nelson,   Victoria   and   Vancouver,  ^^^^^MMMBMM^a^M^


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