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Array ITHE  'm^tMSMii^S^i^tkif.  'jl&t'i iitHl Shoe* l��,��tt the  Latest Stvles aud direct frooi tbe mAa����u*��t��n. /.  ."   -  �����   �����  r *  I    *  T*  \-  *fc    jl*  �����/ ��\h  ^#%��*1sjl-J-* malt*** i^ttlwW^'^^, ,^w -wv,*^  MALTI8E OHM*  -,-j  4Wy ttrtimt ��tfd get  H- J  ^wWw^^V'w^*'^"^*^ jftyi '������ *w<M*H  9W *^:PgH|gg  y * NELSON -  GBNfcRAL BROKER  Thr# d^eltinsr h<H**e* far ��ft|fc ��** **** ��Mriu*>  One fcotoim St**nl*y ��t *m, opf��a*ite Koy&l HeN& for *pt*  &u**fcu  v,  >*      Vi  OCC r\lNIN/\DLC  ��   #���* *-  ��     -��B   It  i* 4��iddhwif  ^1 rA^X<A\  Imw I ML. 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HtiVi. -  /i.  .^  ' 6   iA  aw -*  oa    j riT*  <fl*ra ?^��� s a,>/ av^':��sl ���*'  \7*777T7��f'i **?  \?J1 ifeT4A A A v AO. j ���>.    a* .  ,   c.Jf  ^ Ao^A'   .    * \'- T tfJ ^v^t^J^SPW  o*  -j ,  SUPPLY  g*'^  4  t'  -  ���  ' ��>. X  ���ill -  ti'  i^  I at ���" ?��� * i  i> far our Spring Cuftl^mer:  )ul Mi the Nobbv Thing  w ibis i# to< &e ttieui*  '��^wj.|  I-  ii;  ��"����  i *!  tn  C��!l  /VQA/V  s��iiH��a* Utwy Wurtltv  our cturtwiifcr* ��i8  * ��� ? -i^v^^^oa:^  ,  ^��  V1-     OO     *    L " tv -O ^ '   '��   j'5V'",��ti"'Vi  ,. O.A .  *V.T,   ..k. Si. ^.Aun      >. it Ktf    i4/U<#AM  ip''*-9ia*  t tacr >*ar  f*t  hjBBWIP^^wP''*'^^^  tJ��**A    ^ A  t.Vv1^  1-1-  ^ rr>~ Oj.  <���'    A i *i- *  b-  RECStyE OVM mprn^ ATTENTION  *ttFtAifttN& &ifmlAMTEm  t   !     A r a,,  JEWELGR  PS?*-"  NELSON, BRITISH GQVUM8IA  mmmmm'mtem^s^^  t j  t   -t  ^ > -%n.v��-  " ��**�� AvMMwdan  M***H*#**  v^r  "���1   H(      *  t-.      _  t^^ViULI  L>  ��s���0    ^.   ���  ��e*vjiiaf9.uui ^ui> aa>-.  aS>- *  And wbili* in a i|mm , .* *       -    n!  to ^ivc the wiiIIh ol ^ ^ij ?> >t��^ , y%  p���aranci\ let ��h sug*    L "V*- , ^;  g���ht to you the 4T\/T ,TF^*F^  famous i^JL' l^t  i  ��*.*^/J.K      d^.  (  Coret^r ^laukn- anrt ��!Hi*fcSt��;t  ; WiT��S;   $1.00 per d^y arsd yp  4f  �����--  te*r# io C^rtto4  llr  & O  ,.     -�� OO        f     i  o   i    s -c ft--" a ^  A,  ��A^^ ��ttu.  T*  r *n>*Mi-i<w��-  lOL. IV.  NELSON, B. C, WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 22, 1900.  NO. 6  frHK  NIvLSON   ECONOMIST is "issued   every.  P-VVKUNKSI^V   AT TIIK  ClTY  OH NELSON.  B.C., BY  1   \l'C\ki.i:v    Subscription :   $2.00 per an-  vrM ' -liM-AII) IN AUVANCH, $1.50. CORRESPOND-  pOk OK r.KXKRAL INTEREST RESPECTFULLY  *V'lcrTl'M��.     ONLY ARTICLES   OV   MERIT   WILL   BE  Vl)VI KTlSi:!)  in these columns,   and  the   in-  TI-RI--STS 'OK  READERS  WILL  BE  CAREFULLY  (;i-.vKi)i:i�� u;.\inst irresponsihle persons and  WilK'nii.KSS ARTICLES.  .rf&mw   ��.*�� �����"'(*" ��*�����* �����ni��*w -  lo  FAILURES in mining operations in British Colura-  H    bhi can invariably be trace*] toother causes than  nuy lack /of '.good paying ore.     In the l>oom days the  hitns o:r; prospects put on the market by unscrupu-  ous agents were frequently of that class which nocx-  lerienccii miner or prospector would touch.      But the  ntercstcd broker and com|>aiiy-proniQter' found them  ood enough tor their purpose, and with the magnet-  siii of allowing prosj>ectas they seldom failed to draw  he money out of the pockets of people who were thus  to believe that a sure road to wealth was o��>eu to  hem.    In too many instances what remained of trca-  my st >vk after the promoters had satisfied themselves  ,va> appliedylo development work,  but  at the point  ,vhea it "'.became necessary to instal machinery��� when  he real expense   would have  to be  incurred���there  .vere no'funds available,  and'as a consequence the  ���ainpanv " went up."     After a few scores of failures  a this class the investing public lost confidence, and  rash      Hut the game was played ton km?,'the losers  u. every.instance being those who "placed their money  n incompetent ii not dishonest hands.      Happily the  io-_imthini( element in the mining business has been  airly well, .eliminated, and people will no longer invest  heir'.money in wild-cat schemes.      Mining is a iegiti-  naie business, and like other industries only those who  ire oomjxk nt are likely to make it a success,   In such  Kiiuls.it offers advantages to  the judicious investor  lotto be met with in every-day commercial enterprises,  ill is a sale i^uide to  s{x*eulators  who are  not them*  ���Ives competent in .such   matters to judge a property  'by������'the men associated with it.    The time has arrived  11 British 'Columbia when no |K!rsou of any standing  ��'ui aihaal to allow his name to appear on any mining  J��oard.oi'directors   except the property   be exactly as  v%f!V^epiese-nied  S*<2  A  T  *A> \   l Ill<K1'- h;is been a decided tendenev of late vears to  ^^laaiHion the laim for citv life.    The result is that the  Vj. \ }/real centres of population are over-crowded and that  *- ^'10usimds of st a I worth men would could find profitable  1\ ;'Vl)rk ln ibe country  are walking the streets of our  , pities in idleness not that thev arenatural! v lazy, but  '- - ��� nat the labor market is over-stocked a    A man raised  ^   ,on a laiau is generally  a handy fellow; an- all-round  jack-of-all-trades but master of none. When he gets  into the city he finds that he has to compete with  thoroughly competent men in every branch of business, and tb<��t he is fore d to take a place, and fortunate if he can get it, among unskilled labor. This has  been the disagreeable experience of so many that there  are happily signs of a healthy re-action. From Toronto comes the announcement that a number of,  men have decided to leave for New Ontario and take  up farming lands. Most of these who have decided  to make the move are men who have graduatedjrom  the farm, but who have drifted into the employ of  railway companies as porters, navvies, or become  street laborers, teamsters, etc. They have learned by  sad experience that city life has its serious drawbacks  and that the farm affords a surer and more independent livelihood. Now-a-days the farmer's son aspires  to one of the professions: he will be a doctor, or a  lawyer, or a newspaper man, or sQtnething else that  calls for brain power rather than muscle. Now, with  modern facilities of education alfthe professions are  over-run, and for the one man who makes a success  there are a dozen failures. Not so on the farm. Industry always counts here, and the prosperous farmer  ought to be the happiest man living. Kot alone do  the hoys leave the farm, but the girls also, and hired  help has to be employed. This is not as it should be,  but happily a change is coming over the scene, when  the tiller of the soil will be encouraged and envied.  For many decades the name Siberia h?s been associated with all thot is cruel anddespotic Of recent  date. hoHjpver, the country has been thoroughly exploited, and instead of being a region of ever present  gloom it turns out to be the metaphorical ." land flow^  ing with milk and honey." Siberia proves to be a  country of immense possibilities���rich in minerals and  agricultural lands; and now that it has been opened  up by a line of railway is attracting thousands of settlers The Russian government is offering great inducements to settlers. It offers to carry them and  their effects at a rate of about one cent per ten miles  over the line of railway. This arrangement we are  told, has been made upon the personal suggestion of  the Czar�� who expects thus to divert the stream ot  emigration from America and utilize these forces for  his own empire. We do not want any more of the  emperor's subjects in this Canada of ours, and if Siberia proves equally acceptable, it would perhaps be  just as well that they settle there.  Of late there has beeiv quite a storm among the medical fraternity at Victoria, the main point at issue, as  'we'understand ivbeing the right of a physician to  contract -witha fraternal or beniiiciary society to treat  . '  us  ''*'.     Jt  -.O.A  '���"'"h"    A  f   i '        ' ( a  1 \      '*iTc  ��       -**"       ,.r V   '"J  "at  v  ���*  ���11  or  *y*"0   ^._.'  ���p~p-  ..VV._        f  "���i *���";/, ^' ���. *; K -1. ^   sc >* A-;>,v .Vjf -^ ;; -^ ^^  ^\ \ ?; A j rrV^s  \\*- \ J0  la  SBSKj.tA.-iOr,  ��?>-'  . ft &2.  pisf  i iiiafw^PA Ayy-A?  t^^H^ffWf';!'';A^0!-v-'O'-:.;  f!KltesS��|oy y-y ��� ��� -;: .y-y,  iwteffir"""  THK NKLSON ECONOMIST  The  all its members at a stipulated sum per annum,  medical association evidentlv wants to keep up western  prices, which do much to keep a man oil the sick list  and make sickness a luxury which the rich alone can  enjoy       It is also a  rule of the profession,   countenanced bv law,  that before a  doctor can  practice here  he must have lived a certain term in the province and  then pass an examination which is supposed to settle  the question of qualification.    I'nder the arrangement  as it at present stands, the most eminent physician m  the world could not practice   his profusion unless he  puts in the probationary   term  in   British Columbia,  passes the board of examiners at Victoria, nrubuius  a special dispensation  from that   august   body.       A  somewhat similar rule applies to lawyers   fmm other-  places who wish toprastice in British Columbia.      lu  the case of lawyers there is  some excuse for Jihis test  and residence qualification,   as there is a difference iu  the laws of the various provinces and countries,   but  with the medical man it is not so.      A case oi fever is  diagnosed by   the qualified   practitioner iu   the saute  manner the world over,   and in like   fashion the various other diseases to which mankind is heir,     Then (  whvthis special examination in Victoria,  British Cob  umbia ?    Many men are prompted to join a l^cuiuYiaiy  society because it offers free medical attendance : they  are fearful as to the consequences should sickness overtake them and   they should   be called   upon to pay a  doctor Vbill according to theexisUug schedule of fees.  The society doctor is  recognized   elsewhere,   aud   lie  certainly should have a place in British Columbia.  According to a Mr. J II Watson, a member of the  executive of the Trades and Labor Council"!' Vancouver, a soldier ennnot be a good citizen having the  welfare of his fellow beings at heart. This is s��> diametrically opposed to the generally accepted conception of the citizen-soldier, that we must ictnaik that  this visious sentiment comes to us in the report of an  nterview with Watson aud the Vancouver eone-ipond-  ent of the Colonist. It is said that the Tra ies and  Labor Council intend to expel from the labor unions  all members of the local militia as a protest against  the militia being called out on the occasion of the strike  among the fishermen at Steveston. Should the /threatened expulsion be given effect to the action of 'the  Trades and Labor Council 'will be looked upon as  grossly tyrannical. We cannot, however, think thai  any sane men would put themselves on record for audi  an act. If labor councils wilfully offend public patriotism and sentiment they can expect little consideration at the hands of the public. Riot and bloodshed  were threatened at'the canneries'at the time,, and to  avert this the militia was called out. And their presence had the desired effect. The men were but obey-  ing orders in responding to the bugle call, and bad  they failed to do so they would have been liable to the  ^Jp^ishment provided by the military code, and what  is MB more degrading, would be looked upon as cowards in the eyes of the public  Tin* coal  supply of Great Britain  has  heretofore  been considered practically  inexhaustible.      As long  as the mines were only called  upon  to supply \mPi  demands there were grounds for l-,is estimate, but of  late years Norway. France,   Spain, Italy, Russia and]  other countries :ue calling upon (treat Britain for their  coal supply, and   the immense   reserve of the black  diamond is rapidly lieing exhausted.  At present sorm  4*>.ooo.��*.Ki,ton* per annum are sent away, aud Ufott  lung it is estimated this will run up to so.iwo.ooo. As]  a iesult ot this foreign demand  the price of coal fa  home consumption ha> gone up,   and the outlook fa  the immediate hiinr^ is generally considered disquiet;!  iug.    Should the strain endure, the foieigiuwtmnerftJ  of the nation must suffer,      it has been built up (rocs  a groundwork of cheap raw materials*  awl especially  of fuel, aud as the  eo>t of   production advance* lfe|  v ��wer of eutm'vuug   successfully   with  tn<ie|>cisde&t  rivals must dimmish.   'The country is now in a pos-'  lion  it probably   never occupied before     There m  practically : o resetves uu the pit hanks,  and ctajntt  the euoum-u* production the demand is so gral lha  no MibsumtM accumulation is |**issible      In the ewe  ot a general strike. ����r the breaking out of moreMrtw  iniernaii.mal troubles, the situation would t*coinc&  cidedly alarming.  ftMflWW*-   11UWMI   **M>ttt  Thk imperial Institute,  at London. IvuRtaiai w*.  ureal m-dezvous ror visituts   to   the   world s roptA  and all the coheres, except C��n;tda. appear lt>vicrtt.  with the other as lo which   shr.II l*e  1ht>1 fepre^ritc4|  there     This is heallhy competition, mul it ismrchfr  be regretted thai lb s fait <l��.tuinu-u dee* uM enler \w  it more heartily. ���    At a recent riiceih-.g of the Caw<!-  ran Manut u't'-rt-rs' Association, held at Toronto,. M?a  A. W. Thomas, w In* {v:*K^ented the HVM-i*;itiu:auUi  t.Vnj.Tess H Chambers uf Commerce in Louden, xfr  milted an informal m-;�� **���       He States thai Ci��a^'  ��hvisi��.i; is u*.v forest of ntiv colony rcpie*enicu ma*'  inhume,  containing  ^dy   n f��*w do* is. ;�� puc *>�� v*  i:*m man Nova Scoti   ,   a tew cans   on   a s'mdi. ����^  fruit and flowers,   but nothing   to Show wh.a uipvU  cand'�� as a manuueuring country.      This   i* ^ -v*  stale o{ affairs, and should be remedied assmruasr**'  sible.  For many years the ticket -oldeave system has ^ fig  in ope: ationinCoteat.Britain,   and lias been ioums^^  work satistactorilv.       The well behaved convict u> * fcj  berated  hclV>re his terra of impriM/umenl has exp����-l�� :a;.;  but-he. is kept   under   strict   police surviellance, mEy  should, lie move'-from 'one   district   to  another be j> ^  bound to report      Tli is serves a.double purpose.   ^  the criminal tendencies be still in the man, heisliW  to renew his  connection  with   his   old   pals an*   ' "t;.  partners in the crime which-tha'd* '.him a convict.     ' U\  cases Where this occurs   it eives the police an mi}"   ^  ant due.to the detection of crime; >' Birds of a ^ilU   \y  flock together."      Kxperiencea however, shows i ^  . -  many a   truly penitent man   has'-worn the con     ��� - .  garb.    Me cannot undo what has been done, and*  really is dett:ituiued to turn over anew   leal a,u      i  an honest, upright life, it seems tin Christian tn��   ' j.  should not be   afforded an  opportunity of doing-.i.  There are those who argue that any liency shou��    ���.  .-^--"-"v?'  rar-|im4Pr  M*P> "        *'  It it-  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  5  {ynnnnals is an incentive to crime���that when a man  ^'sentenced to a term of imprisonment he should not  die liberated before its expiration, so as to deter others  ha.in falling into his evil ways. But it must be re-  membyeiLihat when a convict is let out on ticket-of-  Kave there is no policity given to the fact, as was the  taise: when he committed his crime aud received his  '^menec The tieket-ofdeave system*was introduced  jn Canada last fall, aud wu are pleased to learn that  ,;u ouisoaius who have been granted liberty under the  ���.iVrt'aei ate luiiilling the conditions under which they  acao released and leading better lives.  It seems regain  that the   Dominion   elections are  not ou off. judging horn the activity   being displayed  bv.iwt.b political parlies.    The LiberabConservatives  ��,. the 'pi,,i mce have arranged for a general meeting to  Mnnalaie their programme   and  get in readiness for  action,      The straight   Liberals are also in the field,  uad recognising   their dangerous plight  are straining  [every net ve to hold the  fort.       A   convention of the  yarn- is to -be. held at Revelstoke on  September . 5 to  ioaeei,a'aaiudidate for she Vale-Cariboo district.      Mr.  ���IJ.eweir-Bostock. the sitting rncnd>er.   has declined to  aoovahUuaane   to be put' iu nomination,  and rumor  Ikis it thai one of she most popular men iu Nelson will  [be t-he,;choiee..of the, party     The contest will no doubt  cai bitter one.-and with all the sins of omission and  [1 oiinnissiou ,-to be' laid to  the charge of the Laurier,  |<; veranuui, its slim following will have a hard fight  |a save 'ignominious defeat.  lH;u>  Ileal! a  V niw  and  important   industry will  probahlv l>e  ��� ���{jeued up. (or..-Briiish Columbia,  with jier  immense  .se.s 'Under,  in the near future.      The   United  States  i'.ish   Com.niission   has beet?   making a  collection of  le.a.t.hei made from the skins of fish  und aquatic ant*  especially of those, which promise to he of praca  nnhtv       They have   discovered   that there are  al vatities ot fish   whose  skins  make excellent  '!     Salmon hide, for example, serves so well in  jtius v.a.y that the  Ksqnimos   make waterproof shirts  MAi eveu boots out o! it     They also cut juekctsoutof  '��ll.ish slv,inst   which are  said to !>e   very serviceable  anne.'u-ts, ..lasting for years       There are tribes of In-  ���'^c/o , wlio,make breastplates out of garfish   skins,  '���'M .'Ail! turn a knife or  spear-   tough enough  for  ^favthuAo      The   Gloucester   Isinglass   & Glue Co.  J|j^nin!nit'n!e shoes from the skins, of- the -codfish and  ( Mi the bower Yukon overalls of tanned fish  b*  eonuuonlv worn  bv the   natives.      Whale  ?v^k!1'   au s:lul ln-make admirable-".leather; while por-  r^a^i'Ao' hide makes the best of razor strops; Seal leather  lu^H nnt" llolu tlle *Kl*r seal and not irom the bir-bear-  rt-1:'^"4!1'; ���'S|KV,0S'- is hirgely used in1 the manufacture'', of  lCi.{\-^,<H^!;l".,H)��^s' clc- ��� Now, this may seem a fish story  rat ("'V^1 ;lU cxlril.l)r(linj��"ycharacter, but it is vouched for  '���yv the Fish Commission of the   United States,      All  ��� .41 , ���     ,.  "���*. \P. lm'm!>e,s o\ the finny tribe mentioned  abound in  :.;intish Columbia waters,  ".. It i  !" Ec��:tt :i4  city of Nelson is good.    Nelson is, par excellence, the  residential  city of the Kootenays,  and it is therefore  important that its reputation as a healthy place should  be maintained at any cost.     The sewerage system of  the city compares more than favorably with that of  any other pjace in the   Kootenays,   and with the extensions  now under way-rample funds to carry out  which were freely voted by the ratepayers a few weeks  ago���there is no city in the Province which can claim  a better system.    The supply of water is as pure as it  is abundant ; and here again a substantial appropriation is available for the laying of mains in the rapidly  growing districts.      Dr. LaBau suggests that a more  substantial isolation hospital be provided,   as the present building, hurriedly put up at the time when there  was a case of small-pox  on record, is not suitable  for  the safe treatment of contagious cases, inasmuch as it  cannot'be thoroughly disinfected when necessary.    In  this connection it is well to bear in mind that provision must he made for patients from the various min-  ing camps in the district,  any one of which is liable  to send in a contagious case any day.    If a good, sub-g  stantial building is to be erected, thoroughly equipped ;  and the services of a quali6ed nurse retained, the cost;  will   be considerable,  and ought to be substantiality;  contributed to by the   Provincial Government.'     Dr||y  LaBau finds that the Chinese are not such serious off;  lenders against the sanitary laws as are the Italians^a  that almost without exception, the shacks occupied by|  the latter are filthy and a menace to the public heal thf|  On the whole   the, medical  officer's  report,  as suB-a  milted to the City Council on Monday night, is very  satisfactory  {       s'*lllslaetory to know,   on the authority of Dr.  .��a km, medical health officer,   that the health of the  G E RON IM O A  M A NI AC.  After a long period of imprisonment, which he endured snore like a ferocious. beast thanlike a huraan-  bcing, Geronimo, one of the most famous Indians  that ever figured in history, has become a maniac.;  He is a prisoner at Fort Sill, Indian Territory. It  cost the United States Government a million dollars  aud hundreds'of lives before he was safely behind  iron bars Deprived of his liberty as punishment  for his crimes, he could not stand the confinement;-.;  For fourteen years he has been a prisoner, the last  ten at Fort Sill. For almost half a century he led a  band of Apaches on the warpath To the early settlers  of thesouth-west he was a terror: Because he successfully led his men in a battle at the age of sixteen  he was made a war eh^  with six hundred Apaches, were encountered by  Mexican soldiers. Victorio was captured and beheaded. In 1886, after four years of constant chase,  General Miles and Major-General tawton cornered  Geronimo on the Four Peaks Basin, near Prescott,  Arte. After months of starvation and after all hope  of cutting their w*y through the cordon of troops  had gone, the Indians raised the white flag and  Surrendered. They were sent to the military post  at Mount Vernon,; Ala.�� but the climate there did not  agree with them, many dying with consumption.  _. "���$  ���,' ;,.i  I    t   k      /ji  i;   ^ f  ' I*rl  1 ^,n" 1  "-. 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Pa:$  ^ m ^  ,_. t r^. ��i .rw.i.t.i��tittfafjw"ffla'itta!TfflSfftfFV  **n ������*���** ���og  6  THE NELSON ECONOMIS1  MINING   NEWS  #1&$:"  % ):.$}'A''.a  lAWA  mm  |W;-%^aS;'.-''';  c ��^* j 4mmi  t      o w till!*  I  ball  i|*|s fir  ^v  afePi��  iijjB"a j  A#��f  'ftO-��  1  ^;w/^  *�� With the single exception  of the Silver   King ������ m;  s";^t^U'^tli'S.:^he'St'.-Eugeiie ?s;the':.g^.^^^yy^^^cv--.'  producing mine on this continent >" said lv. lb Braden,  the welUkndwn manager of the Ui'iitM;?.'Slates ;:-assa'j';.  office at Heletia, Motitanav smelternian, arid ore pu  chaser for the American Smelting  and Refining Company, one of the largest  on earth ;   in, this   opinion  Expert Gunn, connected  with   the same   company,  coincided^   ^  remarkably pure that the Gunnenheimers purchase  them largely to use in connection with the reduction  of the very base, low grade ores from the great mines  they own in South America. An opinion of this  kind, coming from such a source���especi:i 11 y \wheu  there are two other mines almost as great near  entitles^ country to the attention of mtniug investors.  There are scores of good prospects siirar by, with  transpprtion convenient, awaiting the hel p of capita I;  The vicinity of shipping1 mines is the place to look  for more. ���/���  WEEK.  . TOTAL-..  ' '2D  '    8 So  . ���"   ' ��� A '  -3<x>  ��� . . -  . 6<>  * ���'���'     '���  '20  o ��� * ��� ���  "Pr-P-Py ,PP\    >-     ;SLOCAN;; rPy': ,'.-���  ; (From tlie Sloean Drill.)  Twenty tons of ore was sent out by the Enterprise  during the week and it has, another carload about  ready. At the mine very high grade ore is '-being  taken from the No 4 drift and the recent strike in  the top crosscut gives them a much larger command  of ore. The lesses of the Neepawa are preparing lor  a carload c shipment. 'Elsewhere in the. division  things are in,fine shape  Following; is'a list of the shipments this year to  'date:'  '     .    MINE./  jt^n Ler oiioe....���.��.......- . r . ��-. �� ..........  Arlington .;. a. ,.  xSiacK. t rince ���..........  Tc"i1-v  Hampton...... .v....................,.....  ������"���;'A  ; ��� 2(); -��� .      "'  ,i'263  The option on the .'.Neepawa expires Morula v.  The force on the. Kilo"is to-be increased at once/  Bob Allen 'will pack the ore from tlie Two Friends.  Five years' assessment has been recorded on the  Legal  Two new ore cars were taken up to the Arlington  during  the week.  A recent assay on the Rose, Lemon creek, eave  $1640 in gold and 6 oz. of silver.  TheTattersall boys have located a group of two  claims on Twelve Mile, with a well-defined ledge and  good mineral in sight.  The ledge has been cut on the Native Silver fraction, ' adjoining the Arlington claim, 'now aVimr  worked by Mark Mauley. Large chunks of clean  ore is being taken out.  It was by a fortunate accident that the Two Friends  people remembered to record their work   in time last  wee*, which they did vvith;;,*fcl^  .parties.were:wait"^^ " "���  ��� The Smuggler', is- openitin|^^  tiaving; recently/^^  ���;: Areport is being ������circulated.::Ihato^^  d>eeu.itiru[5ecli'1>tU';!t;;-:is'aiot  from' the' fact' that .one" of: the stake^o^  fractioi^  remedied bv the survey;   ;;'; :;;;;^  '���' Friday;last the final -pavymeuLosf;thi;:V  ���but',owing to a;u��� oversighti  .was delayed. for;a .w.ee,k-tu;;^.:p'/'ymeiit;^  .to vol'ved(j;'y was; .$.5',o<K>f;v-,ri  .which; 'would.'- lM?;.tl��vi*l<^  'iL;:;R0!>ertsoti;'F,;;I;>ick lnd;;j  adjoitis/'the.;K;ifo:;grottp;aiid;:o  'Warner''Milier-j>i^^  ;a-'A'..'-'iwb-ihtrd^  '������formerly ,know^  ' It'p itd;-1 grpup��.."Teu;";;Miie��^h  War<b-.,\lcDfWmidi'^  '��� Douiddv.';;.':: Work .'.- stui-t^i,;0ti';;;|be;;;p'fii^  " with "a small ;,foroe.c>f'; meii^SJl^  prosj:>ects''ju ��� f hat viciui'ty:and  ;;;' j, .C^."Ryait--h'as |et:'al-3^fte  ' property,-. in- th.e; Blue.liidtt C^iUO'l;;.a;'y^ ':��1  'nieucxvd xhWweek,.. y';;~"^^  y  AV. W .W^rnet ;i^/oj^niuJ[^^  ���the Niount^iu^-CoriA^;-Al'fine;:^  ��� t; ��� '.-- -.����' ��� v.',. *-': * a/ ."���'���' :")*;;-"a a"-; "aa a ,-������' ���'"���-' ���        ���. .aa.-^  -hibited jtv'trontof ihc;Re���0,;bptttv;::;"^^  ".: A shipment,of^five-ton's.^f;<3|rife::fr^*tt|tJ|&;:-'fc^NF^S:��� *M^  packed .down; to ;^fo:<*u%art;:'ytltfe;;wfe  V>ertv was recenth; taken'6v^r;bv'-a;'-;re��'rgitid^t<l;��^|l  ���pany- Ivut no work. ha^.'li��ceivddi*e;;y;!e^  '���'"' The 'Ndbler !*iyc' tnili;wlis''itErt��rt:/.us��;;;;0o-/1'b^'l^f|  foracshort run" to put' \tb^ug/bo;-ib^  'cunuilated.,,to/t he-stoics''anti/  ��� menl tunnels . / ,The;nulj;will-l^/;^W#^  'days       ,'���:��� .       '.���'/������/-'Av. Aaai;i'''-/A';/(;oA^  A \. '"' '-'���'���   ���'���aC:0'-"A  '.--V.  ���'''.''���."''������''  '    ,'''���".-'    '���'';*iV t O"' "���'-  . 'Settling tanks.'haveTjeeh .built :ai"lhe^'Mitth,;.ituii'if  catch the 'silver in t;he'car.fax?n&^  ���'���A'--;...���-.;.";*������'���":'��� ��� -; -.;    ,.' ��� ���'��� *i^t.'"'���  .stances which ca-'gnot be i^tainedyrtiv-tKjS-t^W  grade of ore caught ttrtheiawk$';;Coi|!t*fe  hi^h as sixty ounce* to- the,;:ion;.,; aA;;;AA;;:;v;;,;v;f  '.'���''-������o..--;. ���'���������'���.. ������,,-,'.v-'-;v.'o#  ���',' There are 55 uieu'Ou the���p4yrolt;/at;th^-;;-';^a,r'';'?^  .150 Ux-.t winze-"was recently   startedywM  up the ledge down -to, where iUwjU,;^  .pn'ijected long tunnel ;. .Some of. the,finest'ore, ^  found in .the mine is-being taken'out of the. wtu^. a  ���: ���'SUA^URTd^o^  ���   a "   ��� Fnuu tin* J^l|vi>rl6nUi'n;V'���"'������'��� o ''-:;%  " ��� '���"$������ it i  .The Rockland ���miiie.;on/Red:'.Mmthtafo;,hi^;TO^  down lor a few days, 'pending the:';.ineor|K>rab^,|.  the company which is"opcratingit. .,>, ;aa,'3t  The Galena Mines, one of- SiivcrtOti's t>W':. slsll|  bys, although at present nbt.w'orking'/B/M1''- s^^-;'|  start up at a moment's notice and onlv awaitst^S  pectedword (iom the management;- ThC-.M^'"-:^  now on its dumps a '.sufficient amount of first v;|  concentrating ore to'justify the erection of a  taWM  *fw��Lftfa^,  "��w4�� mjiHWtffiOTTO'^P^ ill in
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THE NELSON ECONOMIST
the mine itself there are   large bodies of  ore, both
Lneentrating  and clean,   blocked out   and ready to
tope
BOUNDARY.
Kroui the Greenwood Time**
".After waiting ten days for sufficient water to fill
he hij* flume, the sampling mill at the Craiiby
mielter began crushing last Monday morning The
mll has a capacity of over J ,ooo tons a day The
nachinery worked smoothly and it is expected that
he furnaces will be blown in early next week. The
notice power is electricity which is generated by a
aiplieate set   of   i6-itich   turbine wheels   cperating
ader an effective head of water of five feet.     A dam
as built across the North Fork of Ket le   river.    A
mine, one mile long carries the water to the power is
levelo|>ed at low   water.     The saving as  compared
ath..steam is   estimated at from $25,000   to $75,000
cf annum      A portion of this power will ultimately
transmitted to the various plants ' of the Miner-
a rues syndicate. The smelter will treat the ores
if the Knob Hill, Old Ironsides,   Victoria.   Majestic,
tv of Paris and R   Bell mines.     Its capacity within
vear wi!M>e enlarged to 1,000 tons per day The
ijmtiiiuv has also secured  &   second smelter   site at
arson; lb C . a point on the international boundary.
i his week the   Buck horn   shipped a enr of   high- -
hade copper'ore to the Trail smelter.
Hugh Cropley returned on Monday from the West
ork country with samples from the Wellington, a
{hum owned by himself. Jpo. Cropley, Ralph Smailes
pi J N. Paum. The samples were assayed by R.
ioehnvM. K.  aud the values of $70.60 a d   $49.40
'd>ectively secured.     The values are  in silver   and4
mvL ;.,'■■..
I he Laidlaw smelter will be built near Greenwood,
Sir.-La id law has not definitely chosen a site but he
jasfmaiy'decided that it will be some where between
reenwood and Boundary Falls The plant will be
eady in a short time, so that   the people of   Green*
Axi can expect a second smelter by the   first of the
Aia,
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■Nick Tre^ear,   superintendent  of  the   Winnipeg,
as made an   important ore   strike on that  property
,v coming into   six-feet  of excellent sulphide ore  at
>ytbffv^(lls'l.a^out the point where he   had expected to   find
c«t»p'%§' although   the   ledge dipped a little   more than at
w-   ^:fr^fK ,H£"er level.    At present there are about 20 men
l^^*'1^11^ at llle Winnipeg,   and a   box car is   almost
h^f%Wi-ys on thc track,   being .--loaded..with'  ore for the
L:^rai1 smelter.
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tVrf\l '-yC:£t l ln<^ shifts are now  at work   in the  shaft at   the
to meet the raise from the east
fei. ..a
e»»»^'t ••-■;tar*   * "<^ ^uii^ are now
uoio*pv^>* ^r Kagle. being made
f \" , ,Jfut m the too-foot levc
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- - he additional machinery plant for the Snowshoe
.^.me arrived at the property;; last Saturday, hav-
' ^ been onjhe way from the shops at -Sherbrobke,
:''Uex'r' lust l7 days. It consists of 70- horse power
■ •bun tubular boiler, with fittings ;"' one Snow
, 4pex ieed pump, 3x2x3, with'an. estimated capacity'
of 75 gallons per minute ; one 42 inch xio foot air receiver, with fittings ; one $% Rock giant drill ;-,one
6% foot machine bar, with clamps, etc.
The   Atheistan   will   begin   hauling ore to   the
Winnipeg  spur   for shipment to Trail   next   week.
The ore will be taken from the loo-root level.
The   first payment   on the   $20,000 bond on   the
Hatd Cash, Wellington camp, was made Wednesday^
by J. R. Naden and Mrs, Shonquest.
Shipments from the Golden Crown are now running up to between 75 and 100 cars, since the company started sending out ore.
The Buckhorn shipped a car of ore to the T rail
smelter this week.
ROSSLAND.
It is reported from Montreal that anf important announcement has been made by Mr;.HQ;:R, Hosmer,
director of the Centre Star and! ^Vaia^^le mines,
British Columbia/ also director of the Canadian
Pacific railway, to the effect that a deal is on with
the C. P. R* by which that company is to handle and
smelt ore for the mines at a figure which is under-
stood to be $2tooo,ooo annually. Mr. Hosmer said
that shipments from both mines are being held pending the signing of the agreement by which the War
l%agle would receive special terms for transportation
and smelting. This, Mr Hosmer said, would so reduce the cost of mining that it would be possible to
profitably mine lower grade ore than had been
hitherto. Under th s agreement, it is further added,
War Eagle and Centre Star would ship a mimimum
of 1,000 tons per day.
The first shipment of ore from the Le Roi No. 2
mines was made to the Northport smelter last week. It
consisted of four carloads from the No. 1. All preparations are being made for regular shipments from
that mine.
The following table gives the shipments of ore
from this camp for the week ending Saturday last
and for the year to that date.
WEEK'S     TONNAG*
MlNF. TONNAGE  VEAR TO DATE
Le Roi...... ., ~:     5539 85,313
War Eagle  10,663
Centre Star....  7*°&7
Iron Mask  *,434
livening Star  39*
Monte Christo *  273
Spitzee         20 20
LeRoiNo 2....;..;..;.......;..,,   240 240
Iron Loit • • •. •••........... »«,»♦,» * * **   a*. •»* * 7^
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..||ir|    „ ', n    ,IM,, w.^MUP.Hfl.wm.
Total.,...a> — ♦---..;*'»«.>;;  5799 105,658
The contract for the electric motor to operate the
40-drill compressor of the Rossland Great Western
mines has been let to the Royal Electric company, of
Montreal. Its capacity will be 850 horse power and
it will weigh 80 tons. This will be the largest
motor in the camp, the ''next'in size being at the War
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t \ ���^S-'-^fSt-vSA ���������'���'���������������'- '��� ���������  M'wMm^--'-<''  |*fco-v  tJAo  8 ##���-:���������o. .  8.*'?.Ov .-,-������"��� '-��� ��� ���  fffiAA':'.,  pi;;a;  lipoA  |S#SA-0-f  le;;;;  te;;;  wm'-'^.A-y--  m^A  lfi;;y  4��*" ���������->   ��� '���  _f3tsj.   ;T :.'  '   '  vA  p;  ft;  lla  Sffi*,-''.;-- -.a  ftrf?,'''V,y *  ^ilAAy  ��>$0' ;  so?oy  #A--".^  ill  ��^:aay-.oo  illSiiAa:  lIllilsilAA'  J^i*iOA��������������� ������:������������- -���:  h��^'''ss?'-'������"' ������ '���-.���'  !SK3&,'*..r... -.'-.-���     ���>������ ���:  \4? O-  J!lf��b  *'ia$3 '  I4ftiff  flower  m mm  .ial��a  �� l m.  THF NELSbN;'H:CONOMJST  0J'HN-  Chinese language was an inventidn oi   the devt^  t^keepthe missionaries out of Chttm  ifjoluievermadesuchar^  a^  Ktoobusv with the /'affairs^  to cbmpiimg a language which the Chinese  are; we-  come to ^  ard dictionary  Hi and not that of the Ruler quoted by JohnAKesley,  is said to contain 44 joo dilleretit character^, but  ambiv- the old debris of the language there ate at  least 50.000 more. Is it any wonder the mtsstonanes  do not growellguent in China and foil to impress the  almond^vlim^  ligibn th^y bring them ?   The Chinese characters are  a^peculiar as is the character bf;the Chinese  '���'ay-^  'Vciiyersity;.of opinion as...to" the vertical eystem'tjf' write-' ;,  While ail admit that, it ;is decidedly legible. ��� there:,are . ���;  Ithose'wh  able of being   written as quickly .as;wh'ata they, are;;  pleased to call the ordinary  business hand       I   have  ranch to do with this particular school of writtug-the  ordinary business hand -and whenever  I do become  profane" it is in course of a struggle  to decipher the  aforesaid     The ordinary schoolboy of to-day "writes a  better,a more legible hand than the average business  man, and with a little  more practice  the youngster-  will be able to write as quieka too      The vertical system as at present taught  in public schools   has many  advantages, chief among which is. that it can  l>e read  without any difficulty       When I was a school boy. I  was taught to Write round hand, while the girls were  instructed in what was called angular.   Now boys and  girls form the characters alike.      There   was a   time  when ladi&s adopted the Italian school of penmanship  They wrote on very thin note pa per wdth a pen not entirelyunder control;   This was the age of crossing- a  letter,  so   that  the trail left  at page 3 was often  resumed longitudinally  on-page   1,' again taken   up .on;  page 4, and finished in   various  unexpected  corners.  My correspondence with  the ladies,   though   limited,  leads me to believe that the Italian school of penman-,  ship is happily dying out  I notice with pleasure that  the  proposed introduction of Bible reading in the public schools of Vancouver has been vetoed by the Department of Julucation.  This action on the part of those in authority will save  endless trouble, which might lead to the establishment  of the separate-school system in this Province.    So far  our public school system in this Province has been a  success, children of all denominations freely attending  and receiving a wholesome secular education.     Once  introduce the Bible and discord will at  soon become  prevalent.    True, it is only " selected passages " the  :.'promoters ;of,theinnovation  ..-.'to', make the, selectionI.-iW,hat;-would;ybe^  .-appropriate scl&rioiY^  ��� .aceept.the 'Book" as their;gu^  '; others, -as .dangerous^ to 'the ;d^trfo  ; their'faith;;- Tf:t he'IMble;^  ;;read.'thc'wlioie  ": duce;it^i.tito'the.y:sch''c^  ..'���.Ghyrcli-'^  ' dife'of domestic circles 1n:vihis|wiin  '..,".' A'   '.    ���'" '-. ."     ��� .'-     .'-���������-.'���     '-'AA...:. :'"A--};:;';A ������yyy:.;i-   ���   ,y- ..yy \..y, o:-o  "'' "It' is'rei>orted; that -there-is; :;a';strottg'''^1eeluvg'; mmm  \o.'tbe-.btirg'lie^tlnitJ  .:y,,!;^';iake.rv to.d>ribg. the';wa^  The B^rs" a re "t*e��tiVitVxilfit i-itt;^������6^ii^&':"*l^^:^Tv(iliitiv5^  '-{urthe^-^iiitti'^  ^;. others'see ���hiui:;::>lty  -A=ofrra^ien s  ^'''turers'''^  ���::v;breakyof*;i).��s^i:ltt.'i^^  ���?;t0th;bentu^  Vafouiid-wi)iing>:"  ^arm^'ih"*^  .';' sy'ropaiiiV��� whatever;p, I:ac!;m  'yAaiH.i'.wtiiuig.to;;^bbufc  ;'';;-fe iheria iKi;J;)U.riic  ���*,. us a. m-urderer;.,;. ;;.;;'; ;:'^-;<:;.oo;i��;iS4^  ;���':War��; with atidi$.Itbrrorf^^|tf^^|^3^^^  '' 'tlie''order;of:tlfo;:da;y;:';;..;:1^  pre pare:. for wa r,'; aud^^  .'g-o at if..'^en^he'G^  i^:believedahat ^ithitVlhfe^  and Hug laud '.li.'ayeWid '01^  which; means'tliat m{Mm^  thai'.-under Lord RoMrts^  iu opposition "to^thc-Ettropie^  not the^'otd'y arms;;iul.hedl^  the 'war against tlieli^theo:C.!fiiiis^^>^il|^^^ff?*^  bitter ;^^^t;diomeaotd ..abroad  \jther day.a comuritteC;Wlis:;ap|wb  mem' iv.hich woub.f rid thevciimm.u  "with theeues;;and-liere is;the-':r%ih^^  '���':  *'���' Ha'ving. -I:>e<x)me,"a^-k'(eti'cd.'i6'tb<^  sence V the: Chinese''i'^ou^  economic interests'and ;h4s--.ii-;^to��ia��;^'atl-'-^-^^  effoct upon;'.burscd\xs'aud';oUr;fdlbws-,AW^  'pledge ourselves- before Got! ^nda^  that"we will .hereafter iiave.no^eiilittgs^hatever^^  them-neither to buy from them, s^  ploy them,   and  will   use every '.lawful ^means ;��\^|;^ f  power to induce others to do the same" a^lS  The Revelstoke people evidently mean busin^Wj  and if other communities would adopt a Stmuar w ^  lution and live up to it, the Chinese would soon * ^j  appear, the white man and woman would have a- 5 -^  ter opnortunttv of making an   honest living, ah      ^ ,    1  t   �� - ^ : .-'a,'''-'.;. j    .. '"    ��' li  country generally.would.t>e improved.  ���TV*  Although the strike on the Fraser River has becn I  h ���     som�� i  Art'  J  "\  'J  41.  victorv for the Japs and Chinamen,  throwing ���    , .   ,j  * ' ��� ft *�� ntr  hundreds of whitemen out of employment at tnt ���  ; ^ ,,.  ueries, the trouble is by no means over.      'l��e n ^ "��  the fishermen employed are being maliciously cu , .  destroyed.      Of course the Orientals blame the ��  dentals for this, but  the whitemen  indignantly <i  .���*  v r ��5* **t **���*  t  'I      v  FT a   rnj���  -a \., la.  a ���* -����B.-ritr*,��^��Ts,N-��Ti-w.  �� J--�� HvMVM^Mp*^,. ������, .  1 ��vit*���>*��*tn��<�� ^yr��^Jiy*  n���**f"W.T��ni  ."1 iA  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  m  M  Ijargc, and in proof of their case are offering $50  thJ arrest of the guilty parties,   and avow that if  s fails they will petition- the government to put a  [trol tug on the Gulf of Georgia.      It fooks as if the  )s and Chinamen are putting up a job. F.G.  MINING   NEWS  NELSON.  Chatles Parker,   acting   in the' interests of   some  ai Francisco'"people, has secured an   option on the  |tucka mineral claim, situated   on Poorman hill   on  |e east ^ope of Eagle creek.    The Eureka is owned  if W. H. Swerdieger aud W. B   Leaeh of Whatcom,  Washington    yf he payment stipulated in the option,  Inch runs tor, tunc months, is $15,000  The Highland (Kootenay. IL C) Mining Company,  finmed/is trie name of the   corporation which   has  ���esabroUidu out in I^ondon for the purpose of taking  ei the Iiighl tad and other properties in Ainsworth  ihich are'-i>eing  developed bv   the Duncan   Mines.  j-lie capital of: the new company is  to be ' ,��40,000 iu  '1 .sljar.es...;;-  A. I Davenport of Spokane has taken an option  11 the Keystone Fractional mineral chum, near Erie,  ivneilh) j ShutteLvorth 'aud C. C, Ladd of Erie.  vh.e consideration is $15,000, $750 of which, has been  aid, And the balance from time lo tim** until a year  torn date, when the final payment of $11,250 is due.  tiie long cross-cut tunnel being driven to   tap the  aneouver vein at a depth is now fairly started being  li.about 70��� feet      Foreman   W. J/ Barker is   bciid*  liv; air diss   energies   towards   pushing this piece of  Aik -to eompleiion   mu\ steadily   night  and day its  e '��>. era\ving- into the mountain.  At the "ilartncv mine, on Silver 'mounta'n, on which  >joiK.a.tv development work has been   proceeding  for  nne; time, nearly 1*10 tons of clean or*6 has been  iikeu.otrt.'ami;sacked aud now awaits   transportation  nm the mine to the wharf  -Ml the tunnels at the Bosum   mine, near here, are  sK'ivia driven ahead  and a   force of 45 men are   now  fni.i'loyed' at that property.  record,  of the Le  ..-,.*, ROSSLAND  :r wiw |^4G9- T, , ���  or em- ^^k "re.shipments lor the week pushed the  in wrff^J?mi W('rc "marked by the  first   appearance o  l^fT01 X<1- ^ ����:"up as  shippers.     Of the Le   Roi ship-  suie^|;^|llcills laa^o   tons   went to   Northport and   7So tons  ir rewP^('Ml to'frail..    The Indian Chief   companyshipped  m dis-t?.1?* ^unplc carload of 20 tons to Trail  abCl'?>VJ   l>shipnumis fmm the Lc Roi   No. 2   mines will  ;nd \kU ~';f n.MU'meil to two or three   carloads a day until   the  ^^V,a��ltv ul-lfo'smelter at Northport is increased.  ���;becn*|\^'M:* ss <HV^ioned by the fact that the Northport  t son4"'-'' fu'llrl !s -'it present onlv able to treat 6s per cent of  hecii��'j"'\';u" "ml)Ul <>f the Le Roi and theretore cannot treat  '"netsolf *������ .;m (>l u',: ,,1(' except    such   as has special   favorable  put an*!    _.,Uxtn:<(V|l;na(teristtcs.      At   the present time- there  ic Occi*:   -. P .V5.oou tons of ore stored at the Northport smelter  iy  V,  ���v-tlie  c time the capacity is increased,   it is  expected  that not less than 50,000 tons will be stored in the  yards. The Trail smelter cannot handle this surplus  over the capacity of the Northport plant, for the 120  tons daily, which is now being shipped from the Le  Roi, takes up all its spare capacity.  THE MINING LAWS.  In the Local Legislature on Monday a petition was  read, signed by the Hall Mines Co., the Center Star  Co , the British America Corporation and a number  of other leading mining companies throughout  Kootenay. It recited the fact that, by Dominion  Commissioner Clu te's report at least $30,000,000 was  invested iu West Kootenay mines, and the petitioners  pointed out that recent legislation had interfered with  the successful working of the properties, and had  been responsible for disturbing the harmony between  capital and labor, as well as proving generally detrimental to the mining interests. The petitioners  asked that under the circumstances a special investigation should be made by a committee to remove all  grievances and place the mining laws in a satisfactory  condition  A bill to amend the Mineral Act was also brought  down. It provides a $25 penalty for mining witt  out a license, provides for issuing crown grants to  the administrator of a deceased claim owner, raises  the crown grant fee from $10 to $25, and, as advised  by the committee, makes provision for a man to advertise a delinquent co-owner out of his claim, instead  ��� of proceeding through the court.  GOD'S LULLABY.  _���Ht!x!iaby !   Hushaby !  Who shall make alullaby ?  Who ahull sing a quiet song our weary eyes to close?  Grief and pain and fretfulueaa���  Oh, to find forgetfulness���1  < >h, b> feel agAln the charm the tired baby knows !  *  Hushaby ! Hushaby !  "Who shall make a lullaby?  Night has known our restlessness,and day has pressed us  sore ;  Bitter are the years and long���-  Oh, to hear a mother-song !  Oh, to hide away, ami sleep till time can vex no more !  ** Patiently, quietly,  Let your time of waiting lie,  The twilight throws about your feet it shadows cool, and  grey,  Here's a hand upon your eyes  Light and sweet with lullabies-  Here's the strangest song of nil who hush you cares away!  11 Hushaby ! Hushaby !  Here's a bed where you shall lie.  Death shall be your mother, she ahull sing from you your  pain.  "Hushaby!   Hushaby!  Beautiful it is to die ;  The turning of the silent world shall he your cradle swing,  ���Oh,.full sweet and motherly,  Death Bhall lift her voice for thee!   ;',.,-.. '\ "���.  God ha��M$tigUt.her-^^  f. iff ��*���  a-to;  ; w>-  1  -   T1  tAiiH  u;3  4  a a  ' P.��  .5  a pa  Pi  01  -K  ;'^a  > .a;-"  ���     "  "'Mii  ' ^ < \A  "���attl  avln|  -,   lsy3,  m  -M'i  .��� '-r  !���'  -, ���"  ' j  atal  ;h  ���.-Oil  ��� -or  'A\m  . >  ������or.!i|  r  a'  i  h  \  V  a '  if  n  ���-.at  i ti  i his  al  d 1  '���v-.'is,-3  ���Am  y},!>,  ���:.'MVi\  OA  a;p  ���j  ^^^^^^m^m^mmmmmmmmmmm-'  1 V* (  9, l<^��nQ' -h���it  1.  ���"'l ��  a a oaaisas!!  10  y;,.,\-  L'V,  r-ni.  Love and  THE day was drawing to its close. Already the  sun had begun to tint the western sky with a crimson glow. The windows iii the weather beaten Ixirracks  caught and held the rosy light  the brightness go, and even the little thatched cottage  under the hill was bathed in the glory.  Within the little cottage under the hill preparations  for the evening meal were being   made;     Hack and  forth accross the room a tall, straighttigure moved;  full of that supply grace of the southern woman.  auZ6ritsa, have you heard what decision   has  been  "mafelPpP.^  14 No. mother," answered the girl. ' ��� 4 Captain  Newcombe told me today that they were all on the  tiptoe of expectation, but determined to fight it out  and win, no matter what happens."  f The captain is very gdlanta If all the men  were as  brave as he,   there would be no doubt about  victory. -'    ;'; a a.\; :... ������' ' ������.,.;���  1 .* I am afraid yatir criticism is unjusL mother   Vou  are letting ten come under the ban of your displeasure because you chance to know the merits of  one.    Captain Newcombe thinks all his men brave."  "Well; we need not-complain of Lieutehaut Hope's  courage, for he certainly displayed perseverance, at  least, before he won you .after '.many rebu fft."  M Oh, yes, Lieutenant Hope is /exceedingly, brave,  if you calljpersistence in a love affair ' braverya I  wonder if in wfar a besieged army is ever worried into  being captured. Really, I feel like a prisoner of war  -since"-������.'.  "Hush, Zoritsa," came softly from the corner,  44 You are hasty.      It is no less than treachery to" ���  "Treachery !" interrupted the girl impetuously.  " I think your definition and mine differ..-. But forgive me, dear," suddenly softening and laying her  flushed cheek against her mother's soft hair. "I  am tired tonight.    And, mother, do not ask me ���'why';  I" h a ve cra ved my 1 iber ty as no one ever did  and tonight Lm fw^  my engagement with Lieutenant Hop^.*,  ; '���;' It may bfef at. tbe.r!sk'''bf';^^^  "1 have gladly taken that   risk^  liberty      Ah, mother;   liberty;,!:a.;,I^wonder;itotyt  men's lives are lost lot jibe;fty^&��  Theawindow ^  the little cottage   making   bandages  busying themselves with .work;;for:'thejarni'y,'  ^/-tVIt-isstrange^mo^^  did;nQt;cpmc .iuSs^  ;...; '";Yes, ,o He said������',' ' yci*teWayy^  soon: as ..'his;. ��� d u ties ��� ��� wetfe performed;/;;;.:iLdpiiiptJStt  stand his absence/,1''/ "���? a/;//v;^;^  ;���;/Zoritsa/^  .bending ' oyer'' her-v< Work* ;;^;Wai:th^  .'tree ping., py^  ���tier breath;    Did -h>t mothereate  thought-- ;of;that;:''-Bm  y*senonia-*Hhc^l^  "thought'had never eofe; toiler ^  .for a man like the captain to '';;wi#hter;;A^  ���, W hyv even. t he' idea was afeiCr^[;|/iaSl;  - -.Great- excitement'jw  'next morning,, ;'Ateyery;bther  .were ''standing; -.'" the /men: AiuigrilM;g^  ���women"crying./.-^  or;'three;: villagers-  iam il tar I y k nowh i u ; cam p.;. :;-.;,   "a"; .;. v';  ; . y' Yis; ;>'������-;���' he '; was":;say fag��i J*^  'there,": jerking". his;thumb;atoward;:the  a4 were too busy enjoy in, av thimsiiveS to tie ���Jioihttf  wid the thrubles av a handful av   poor   divils    ^  ye'll uiver lx! -fiber   catchin Captain   Newcombe*;  'nappin, and ez soan ez he   heard the fuss he oiTel&j  himself and his men to go and help thim.  " Yis, ue wiut.   but   bow  many   hev come to  Aaaail  look for tlie il  anvas Sign  ���i:  ISO!  Against prices   will   be   the   feature   of the   Genuine   Clearance Sale whichA  ���--'will be. commenced-on Saturday   Morning to   make   room  for my Fall Stock  of Clothing, Gent s h umishings, Etc. "  Two Huridered and Fifty Suits of Clothing at Cost. Three' Hundred Pairs of Miners' Sli#  at Cost. Men's Furnishings, Fine Shoes, Hits and Caps. O Four Hundred Fairs 6t/<A  Pants.    Every Article in the Store offered at from 20 to 50 Per Cent Discount .-"A [ir***  "'���P  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  11  * .��>  \'--i?lsS'~ -fie-*  a �����/ * rie  >   -n��� dirtv   sphalpeens made a. ragged edge  1,1     ' L fines  ye'll see any*heres-and  Qur company--tc fi����*y entoiri        Ah>  ^ :'f��,fflk^,t!S!,n7�� dear to each   othet and  rienCh.Is    ^cd their ears to listen      "-��-��-  ppiness, strauieii uiv.��* *,..  Almost un-  ohsciotis of the other's presence, they both ran out  It the man's words and stood there with drawn faces,  leathlike \n their awful pallor, while he repeated the  jews th it ��� ade dlsolate many a happy fireside and  reiled' with tears the light in loving eves,  I he widow*s lithe form swayed and  trembled, and  [he would have fallen had not Zoritsa suddenly seemed  loaaadhe that her mother was there.     With a quick  auhinvt ot the breath and a dry, choking sob  in her  Ihvpat.she reached .out Iter arm and caught her.  Kaeh read with  anguish the   truth, in the   other's  tees, and iu   each heart   was a  momentary struggle  or the   vict'-ry.     The   painful quietness of despair  ���eemed to   envelope the young- girl, and, with  eyes  K\aw with   unshed tears,   she half  blindly led   her  nto 'the -house.  ink then, was why Zoritsa had claimed her  freedom. Ob, why had she not told Zoritsa before  that, "the eaptain ' had already confessed his love for  iher ?��� And it was onlv last night they were to have  ;d(lher. of their   happiness. ' Today 'he is dead���  ��r^-*i^.*:wv#rt>iWf^��i-;<,-��M'i��-  dead!   Unable   to  control herself,   she broke into  passionate weeping. _,  "Dearest," the girl said, drawing the golden head  to her breast, - did you then love him so much.  "Love him ? OBetter than life!" :;,���;._,  �� There mav be-there must be some dreadful  mistake." She did not know her mother had seen  the love light in her eyes and'had nghtb i��*er-  pretedit. Though there was not-a quiver of an  eyelid, her heart was   breaking.     Her world   was a  world of darkness. . ���j  Night came on One by one the stars appealed.  A solemn bush lay over all Evenjhe camp��� �����*  deserted -nd naught save the occasional screech of a  whippoorwill broke and dread silence, ���  Yearning for the WV��^���^:��?*��**  Zoritsa drew her shawl about her,   and with a heavy  heart went out into the darkness.  What was that?   hounds of rejoicing ?  grated upon her now !   But what were tt  Hush !  "Captain���alive���prisoner-escaped"���  Could it be true ? Her heart gave a great  Yes there was a loud " Hurrah!" It was true ! He  I \otkullSfter-aU, then, and I**?*���  wounded ! Ah-" but she was not to think o herself  Yet whv would she give up the hope hidden m her  he rt so long and make the little mother unhappy ?  heart so long ����� ,1A���rtren<iine than sobs, she  With   a raoan-^more   heartrending  ^ ^  ,���.�� .-hWi toil***' "��������**��� ***" "*  y��m  they   saying ?  ::$aA-yy,-'  .' w.o��*'.'<������' ���"���:  U.5"  ftp  I*  ���in!  ,.����*��?*  oAA  h  p��   .t  >��K  '- a^,^^ AA'Ay'.'A.AAAyiA^A'AyAAS^s^m  -5KH'  alflllt  -Aa'-fA^oAaiSl^^li  S;;;;:?a;ai;sil^"  '+*��  m  S��W  A  FECIAL SALE OF DRESS GOODS, MILLINERY,  PRINTS, LAWNS, PERCALES, SATEENS AND DIMITIES.  wt wtflLL OFFER OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF SUMMER GOODS  AT PRICES BELOW COST.   SUNSHADES HALF PRICE.   CAR-  vui  r.->J��i��Heowiantt��5SSlJr23i 12  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  i)  threw herself upon the ground.  " God, God ! Thou who didst teach us to love !  Why didst thou give me his chalice, only to withdraw  it as I stooped to drink ?*'  In an asronv of soul she wrestled with her own de-  sires, her own love ���and it seemed to her her very  life���and conquered.  Quiet, resigned and calm, she found her way  home, softly unlatched tl e door and went, in.  The bright moonlight streamed in a silver bar  through the long, low window, and there in its  brightness, with upraised face, almost transfigured  with happiness, was the "senonta" clasped in the  captain's arms.  Without having been seen aud stifling a sijjh, the  noble girl turned away.  44 And this is liberty ? Aye, liberty to follow thee,  O Christ, to be bound to thee with the chains o! thy  love���liberty to serve thee in serving others, to spend  and to be spent in thy service !M  On the field, in the hospitals and in the filthy  prisons her presence seems to radiate a peace that the  world cannot give In her face can be traced the  story of a battle fought and a victory won in the al-  most forgotten past, but her quiet services tell of the  outpouring of a heart of love to the sufferers of the  present.  A WORD OF WARNING.  (From the Victoria < o|<>ni>td  Our   Vancouver   correspondent   writes   that   the  Trades and Labor Council   of the citv have   resolveu  to dismiss from their membership any person &'  may belong to or may join th* militia, jf ^j P  the case, it is time /or an expression of public onimC  on the subject. There is no excuse for the pressaj'  tor public men t<> keep silent, .if ifaerc is anv orgaoi.  zation in the community tha' is striking at the foumk  tions of Canadian patriotism* There appeirs to (*<  notion a mom; politicians to the effect that anvibint  which agitators can get endorsed by a labor organize  lion, must be treated gingerly, lest votes mavheW  Against such a cowardly course the Colhn^t prow  to protest. ^m\ it lrelieves the time to protest is wkes  the movement referred to is in its infancy Ifthn  are any agitators in this province, who believe the?  can set themselves up against Queen, Country atj  Flag, ami the traditions of British patriot ism,'&  sooner they are exposed the better* the soonerson*  voice is raised to point out the mischief, which will  lie wrought bv <uch me     the better for every one.  The moment any otgani/atioif sets up the ,dociri&  that its dictates are to'!��e superior   to the  law of ik  laud and undertakes to place a   penally upon pud*  ism. it loses all   claims  tt*   consideration   from loyal  citizens ;   it becomes a menace, to the welfare  of fed  .state ; ami it is the dutv of those in auihoriu towl  sider if the time h;i$ not arrived when-it must he suppressed.     This   is   plainer     talk ��� than   is   iisuaih  iuduige<l in on topics of this nature, bui when treats  masks itself under ihe thin guise of a labor ortfwto  tiou, the time has come ia? pfciin   speech.     If a mas  is to he dismissed from the Trades and baboi CutuKti]  because he is a member of the militia,    llr* next^fv  Sffl*-,  ,'4ra^  am  af  ���3.1  III  P^ ,*,  Wholesale and Ketaii  Dealers in  CERTIFICATE  OF IMPROVEMENTS.  ' ��nld <*n��u n   .Mineral *Aum.   oO;,de  m   !)f  Nfl'-'Hi   Mining  DivM.m  <���(   Wv��t   K<*a<Msa4  l)Otnr|.  Where   SfM-a{��-a :    tin Morula M'tutst-tlM.  Take n��pf��'llml 1, John   Mi-l-it'ltl.-, V,\t> .  Ot the ('My ot NYKu'u, lu-fMh: :m uc!!-!'t! for  Herbert I. W.Nuii. lAee Mln.-r* OerMtienO-  No. H 'JT.'JTti. Intemi, si.M y *\n\ ������ fr����ni On- <hac  hereof, }<,a;a>iy lolin�� M:ii!!>j.; i:.-f��>ril-r for a  Oen Ideate of ! iitpriiVi iikup, fi��r ??������� jrifj* ***'  of obtaining a {'roMn Oooo n. im- above  Haim.  A nil further take nojliv Jba$ u'-Hnn, t��nd����r  rt��ettnn TT, mii*a in* <'<r!!i!!tt'n'-��'<i 1>* cur*' Ow ����������  suan''��- nfaiirh Certificate ����f In>}tr����'-. >on,..��{*,,  Oatrd Il'.i- I'Jtii da\ ��*t June, J!*����,  .John M�� {> uaiu,  0  ��ftn*WtV��W*Uirt*  A. L-PERRIER  Camps supplied on shortest  notice and lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing    but     fresh    and  wholesome meats and supplies  in stock.  Wadds Bros.,  Vancouver and   Neloon  ...X'-ar...  Plaor llnii'T  VICTORIA ST., H  ?  MAGPIE MINERAL CLAII  .Situate in tiie Nelson .Mlnimc Division of  West Kootenay District A  Where located : On'Toad Mountain, about  three miles from '-the Silver K i n^ mi no.  Take notice that.I, Robert Keoia Louuie,  aetio^  as agent for Hamilton��� O.uoi'jro   Xee-  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Belle and M:u-!a<- IvlL'*\MhtoraH.anirns kIu,.  ale hi the Nelson Mining I.MvMni, hfav^i  K'i<;t'-iuiy District..  W'Iumv located ; About nix mi!o�� w<^t irom  NrMKon.  TakfOnotlc.' thai   I, ArMmtoS. Faru.-li -,�����(  t\%   a;s   a^.'Ht   \i}r   K<lward  ('.Arthur,   'vVfv  LEAVE ORDERS AT  VANSTONE9S  DRUG STORE  Cf fcllFlCATI Of ^PROVCf��ENTS.  ; Afmii..- suiy'a mrnml   mtiiui. "��t'Mf ,if  itw'Nfd.^m -Mbifntt'OivlHUm����{' Wr-i k��***W  tM��trita. ,    ,  ..,��  AVlwnoldoitij.fi:- On r'*ort.vrUi��' '^'^^f  ; ..Tnk^hciUf*' that Ja,?��*hu M<d.sOHm% oi~';  ��a Um-fltv of K^hon. nrllnj.'"* ����vin i'  Hohiiini! Johtm/Kn.->��; Mi����rr% t VrlHb'aJo ��� -  n ii;rnt and  vvitii��ti��  <;.   n^J,5.ns<,!,1;|llni  Miners   0*irtlttit*ik*    No.  il  ^^>'\ ' mih1  r�� c^��.    Ulxty ������>�����. from  ?h*o dat^   t����r��-��d. i*�� ��M;f  EtSOPi    initio .Nhniiifc H��>eofd��-r lor a *,''*'ult,;;,i.-ips  f?>j>rov<��nn��n?.*t. for ihv |����r|����**��,ni   : l",  a taouii Onutt a*f flu* ��Uu��vt�� I'lalm. t .f  And (urUHamlo? .oodiv ilmi ��c{.l,*l-,,"ii.i  mw.i otfarr. niuKt'-lHv ouikuhmh''**! ',',f"l[   ?,  1sst����nt:r df-Hu^ti ��a?rf Hb^t<�� of HiM'r;,v'*,^t'  Vti\vt\ OiIk -iiihOi day of M��v. A. n.-��-f ������,  1  Ag& farther take notice that acuon, under      Ami further tako nothv that action ���.,,���., ,:  ,���y**^l^s.87, ,.K!��.#t be  ��ommenced betore the Action :V7. must  he   ,.���������,���. }(.(!a  i .,' '" , '  iJiM^^#^^fg��ehtertifleateofJmpm j issuanceoisuch ('.���rtiiicatc^oi���j,.i"l,1., V(      , ,  '  FINE WATCHES  7 s  ^    .       H^ -nf��l *     WV-.T."  ^   {      ��� T.  1      ��  1       (   U.K. Ii |^..... ��  <t.l[  tf^ 4  "������ "������    pimc-jii��.^M...Mi.|.Jmi iwi  \t  1  ^���h..^^.^ ^��H^i.-^r^ ijJi*Mr-��"-i !���"���  np-^,���r^1'    ^  ��*!<a  �����  rMMiMSonra  tiO* THE NELSON ECONOMIST  13  ,     ��� . wiii be to declare that be shall   not be em-  ls,Ai;   s trade or   calling;   the   next to boycott  oycd emnlov   him.     liberty will become a  ",SC  U '   .     '.^government impossible, if men  O..TH-0     "llHi MUl^^    b . f.    ^  ,  *0CK r ,,,.<!   with   in the   discharge of their  l a av   nterleneu   ����^n   **> *-��^ ��   ^  r ��� ��� ,'Miiiics  and are to be subjected to   pains and  bl;     ^,i the hands of irresponsible   organizations.  '     Xu, s.v a word of  warning to the   agitators  the wretched condition of the hard worked miner, and  the miner's child. As a matter of fact, the working  miner was regarded as little more than a chattel, a  being belonging to the mine or mine-owner, and to  be transferred with the property if at any time the  mine changed hands. ^As^rule, the mines were  away from busy towns or even populous villages,  the mining districts being in a sense   villages apart,  vo s;iy -, ,vord of  warning to we   aMuu��, . �� ^ ^^ absolute powerf  K/ioMhi* disloyal step, and that is    that if    �� ;  ��>c dwellings in   which  Sp'"'l'Mb' iw��i'themselves up against Canadian  u; ;;���; lh,.y will ��.v.,ke a storm of wrath against  ���iu'hili'-y .win !>c powerless to stand.  IHOSK GOOD OH) DAYS."  ....,,,,.. j,,.. i��� mi article on mines and miners.  i Ov,y*VMislaiinn on' the subject It recalls  ;;;,;,��� ���,. t!le accession of Queen   Victoria, there  "',;,..,, ,,,�� i��r.sl��tion- whatever with respect to  ���'."\:-.-.,���';U-rs'Mis regards safety, protection, or  , .���.,.;0-,ii.[iii..ns. AH the statutes previously passed  ,M'-nOauv- to: (i) Property-stealing from the  Zy . -) .-.ndnci of the men as servants, under the  kl';;.,; an-t Servants' Acts ^.(31 measurement ol  [��� ,0 OA r .uus minerals tor the purpose of taxa-  ;,;,     'in all Oe�� respscts there had   been plenty of  ���i>isb.:i"n  anU   never a   thought had bee.i   given to  owning as he did the  wretched   dwellings in   which  the miners resided, and often   having a   tangible interest in the shops which supplied  them with   food  aud other necessaries.     The pay-days  were   at long  intervals, nearly always monthly,  sometimes   more,  with "subs" between, and free access to the familiar  "tommy-shop," for " truck" was general, well-nigh  universal.     Property had ample   protection ;   there  was   no  thought of labor,   or  laborer.     But   the  master's interests were well cared for by the  Masters  and Servants Acts of those days, a rather crude code.  ' now happily repealed.     Combinations were   unlawful up to t824 and even after the repeal   of the combination laws all associative efforts were   more or less  hopeless Tor many yeaia.     The   mining   population  had not a good name ; they were regarded as drunken,  brutal, dirty, inclined to riot and   disorder ;   seldom  OSLER &GURD  Mines and Real Estate  i  BAKER STREET  ...Over,..  Hank of H*Hf*M  NELSON, B. C  LOS ANGELES  Mining    Review  The Great Ml ill n? Journal of  the Great Southwest.  16 Pages- with Heavy Cover Every Week  LOWEST PRICED  , MininK Journal on the  1 Pad ft u Const.  1       StihscrintI >n&$��u Year.  Single Coi'les 5 Cents.  Sett*I for  SAMPLE COPY���FREE  1HM12 N. Rmndwny. Los Annies, *��������'��,_  .���������  WHEN YOU BUY  O'Keil & Morris3  ir.f.i*  Wc Cirryin   Stock a Full tine ofj  A����ayersv and Chemists' Supplies  I  vou vei what are pure Hnti-h.On- �����  Uunhhi fruit ami siwir, and J��"�� J  money is W! ai home. 2  E*  to** .3  _.������" ��� *  l��v �����' if  DENVER FIRE C  B. C. AGENTS FOR  a  ������ o.  4i3  'O-k'ELL.&WQ.RRIS*-'.;,;������  are absolutely the  .EST  1  I  ��. M'CAUSL;  &$* fIUW'^^'"t^-.nw^ilSi,* BAKER ST.  I  I  f| ;Ui  :b /  ���'-^  v. 7t  IP?  lit  *i'5 *.  [f.'v  ;:^'  -." ������Ji  t*'^l  ,- -0-. r-; ti  -a"-v.. \it,.^  " ���: A\ n&"  teJ  fc��?j  i.w  ���Hi-m*1 -'���' ij"^**'*1  i^F-M W**",'f*,T,F fnr��pr1i��B,9JTft^V"S"' j"*!1  I      .   A   ,P,'h  f .It    '"-li, i?*1  M...M   .^��^|      ..!'..!.  H.^ M�� -    .^  . |,      ,,iii  ii >���������������   ir-T,r il      i       "1-   ."-' ��*'{.- -  i        ���        .    > '       '(f*   Jr    T�� * *   ^l 0'0��*HiS  OOAA  14  THE-:NELSON ECONOMIST  mmmmm  1��I  Mm  p��fv!i  .i**:^-S,-':V'     ���  ifepAy-v-  pi;;:  KJ  "-yyim  ..,:-.;V'.;.��fP  described as orderly, intelligent. law-ahiding citizens,  even in coinparison with workers of the same class in  Other industrial   pursuits.     The   first step   towards  conditions for the raining population was  the inquiry  instituted by a royal commission, appointed in 1840  In their report the coramissiori found that M Instances  bcciir iawhtclv cUildren are taken in ta these: (coa I)  mines to work as early as four years of,age. sometimes at five, and bet ween, five and six and seven,  often from seven to eight, while from eight to nine is  the ordinary age at which employraent in these (coal)  mines commences. A very large portion of the  persons employed in carrying on the work of these  mines is under rj years of age ; and a still larger  proportion between 13 and 18. In several districts  female children begiirto work in these mines at the  same early age as the" malesy In the East of Scotland it was more common for children to begin to  work at five and six years old than in any part of  England. In the W est of Scotland children were  taken down into the pits at a very early age 'V In  North Wales it was more  ployed at five or six, but very common at seven years  of ag<��a: In South Wales more cases were recorded  of the employment of children at very early ages than  in any other district -afrom four to six  years of   age.  it was not umisuaL  ; years;of,age;; ^mauy;''.wer^  work.;:a In;South:::Olouceste  of children employed ;.-atsix ;veay':;o!d:;^.^nd:-:'i,i;'^  setshire many -.began^,\vorfc;;fe six aricl"  yearsof age.:'a" ^''������\ZP-P^XPPPP^P'tPPyPfy.  .   ' yttvM'O^m^'Ai&tXl*!*,).- ���^rtX^mlf-jA.UM.  BECOME AN ELOCUTiONIST;  /;' '���Ceruiiuiuecban^  arU\'   Pfoelhf. a'!.'.."*������':/��� PPPPpPP''-PP:PP.p- aay^-..  "������   '���' l^(xrtuiont in order -'to; lie' |>errect; mtist-;c&j]iv��|3  ���'.meaning c!earlv-;fo^^  , -;��� a ": I pray you;' niar;tjo:.morev-or;my;;verseshy  .;'them ill*fnvoredlv '*;-*^#fit^/^ftM;y':-       a-a  Theopportu,tiity-of; haviogyyattr:voice" ,..  ��� f rained is, now "offered afbr t he': first ";^iuit: in; Xe_u  ':Mr;;;CirAsa.;r. ':''McK^  iake/pupals'imEfe  :';.fHtysieal:;^  ./taken;.of'any age,; ;ir^  ;:;.��'"t����d?\^  ��� pupils ^characterise  :- given;.rjvweek!^  .'other.'Avor-k'������ ��� ..-"���' fkst-bf;^    o;Voicete^  ; .f;>|iifie.)-- or address; !���."-U.;Box^r' ' "  er:tns.reaMiiii  ituiiiHrf  Canadian  /Pacific  *no soo line  oya^vaaJf  ;;:;:;;flt  G. O. eUCH AN AN; Proprietory  A��$t#p  till  FAMOUS Lumbe;  IMPERIAL LIMITED --���  SERVICE  east and West  0 rtiers Prom ptfy Fit led anci  Satisfaction Given. Netsori  Ya rd,' Foot ofg Hendryx Stceeiv  ���JOHwMMM  :;S��sH:l;<t-;D��wrf  :?ti;oeci  FIRST-CLASS SLEEPERS  On All Trains from  ARROWHEAD AND KOOTENAY LOG  TOURIST CARS pass Medicine Hat daih- for  St. Paul. Saturdays for Montreal and Boston  Mondays and Thursdays for Toronto,    Same =  cars pass Revelstoke one day eariier. -��� ' ���  CONNECTIONS  o.lOLv.  15.30 Lv..  ..NELSON.-  ..NELSON.  Ar. Iu..'iV!  Ar.ISaM !  Morning train daily for and from Rons land  and for Revelstoke, Main   Line, and  Pacific  Coast.  Afternoon train daily for and from Ronn-  iand, and from Keveistokc, Main Line and  Pacific Coast, and daily (Ex. .Sunday) foi and  from Boundary Point*.  7.30 ex. Sun. Lv.. .NELSON.. Ar. ex. Sun. 19.:fl).-i  For and from Sandon, Slocan  Point*  Revelstoke, Main Line and Pacific CoaHt.  KOOTENAY LAKE���KASLO ROUTE.  Ex. Sun. Str. Kokanee K\ Sun  16.00 Lv............ .NELSON......;.; a/.' 11,00  Saturday*? to Armenia and return. leaving  Kasio at 20.00k. ** ;  HEAD OFFICE  ROSSLAND  IEIS0N, B. C.  '    SR��ftO<��$ AT '���-,..-  TRAlt H��t.��0ft   '.-  THREE FORKS SIOCA�� CITV  RIVER ROUTE.  Str�� Moyie and Nelson Dufiv -i  ^JOJLv NELSON....;....,.. ,Ar.2ml  GoQH��cts Kootenay   Landing with Crows  Seat Line frains. i  For ratea, ticket and run information an- i  ply; to:.Depot or City Agent, Nelson, R. c; or  " - ���"���' :.    ��.   J.    "���  I am now prepared to show the latest stvies in all:li^M. I  vSpring Goods.  A vSpecial Line on  hand at........ ......  All   other   lines   at  Low  Rates.    None bu   Un^�� lab(yr ^  employed.  'Tmv.Fmd. Agent,  ��� yy��feUioiiy.-B.p.   a  A.G. P. Agent,  Vancouver, B.C. j  IEELANOS* BLDG  lAKERi STREET - o. -.+^  i A  OO *jS  A r-\f&  "   /'W  >r^ai-*,tra  /    ��o'a^  r >, v jr* ia?��  --���'���'aM  With tin. for now tt thetlmea  1.  '   *t  ���*. i.  '***  rf.- ��� A#*?.  ( A, N *��o.  ,aa w^  as we defy  pwil^fer-waft'tr!  rrn.aa;��  . ,^SB i, '^  i yy  Attention to Mali Orders.  * <���  ���**>. *v*s ,;> -��**>  ���1     ��. * i, .. li  r* J J'r-H.       r  v ���*-  /I  \ *'~*- 'f,  V^V;^y���  i     -v  Postofflc|pox K & W  kpatrtck &  r i  tfeiCpiMMHr  BukerS^rtart  !��������������������� H##f^K  ���ft*  **.\.  ^��  mi���win ����iiiwMillB>wi��WWWWW  w     v*J��t.Wt*K��!WS..*f|.��<��|l  . ~li .T14IB      ^*'��'    lfc��.**. * **  ^fWW^^ 4h��Mh        n*^*  i   ..   1. Irf^ ^ ^  elsbn Planing  H. STEVENS  *    ^  *J��    3  Ak"  Doof's, Sashes and Turned Work  Brackets and Office Fittings - *  Satisfaction Guarantee  TAILOR  v.    *    . *' f  j 'A    m l     J  *, * i"? s  $����it����m��ffi'�� ����* *ttil*  W  u  fit*  d1  Lf ^  ��ji �����  Pa  i  r    j  ��  v  i  t   ^  i  r  li  ;;%a^i>ho  <        v-te      ���   ��     .1..*     f    ^   ,u   ,j    ^.. a*,, vf   .. ���-    N  M,.A?   viinr-     Vlj^  ft^V.W^*�� VV  E!SRaH9��m������K��WMmi��jtam  y     ^   i1  i .,*..n..\  4    (,    JTV  , & a?^ A i ^   a<>-*  ^J^^aVa4 ^v-a^  ITU *"'K'  "^      1 k/^.  ,$*  --r- *��� -��,  !f~��P  -i -7i ho.  a-c*w*  ��#.i  .*S  TV      ,-,  ���*. '  )  .<  f-S-s  ~��?  av &  &***  Am  vK  "5* "J"^  ^  ��  ��-Jn  ��**1  if  .tt'p-a ft <-,.  h Xf \  ��^r* -v    ,**1~"a   ���>  *  r^-  r>i. *J  v.     ^  V.  ft'*- '.-/  ) 0 i      i   ]  t��, -^v�� M" , -V*-  O.     "r    <. ^  p{pJ\   y  | *���& *'     O    v  4, * ? 1*  I    * ** i ^  .- /�����  *'*  v >i  .Jf" ", J o. 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