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 VOL.  I.  NELSON,  B.C.,   WEDNESDAY,   JUNE   8,   1898.  NO.  48.  THE NELSON ECONQrUSl  Issued every -Wednesday at the city of Nelson, B. C.  C. Dell-Smith. .......  P. J. O'Reilly ......  .. .Editor  . Manager  SUBSCRIPTION,. KATES:  One Year to Canada and United States.. .. .......'-... $2.00  If paid in advance...........: , -.v....... .1.50  One Year to Great Britain.  2.50  If paid in advance  . 2 00  Remit by Express,   Money  Order,   Draft,   P. O.   Order,  or  Registered'Letter.  Correspondence on-matters.of general interest respectfully  solicited.  Advertisements'of reputable character.wi.il be inserted  upon terms Avliich will be made known on application. Only  articles of merit will be advertised in those columns arid the  iuterests of readers will be carefully guarded against irresponsible persons and worthless articles.  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  We often hear of the ingratitude of the public,    and   instances    in    confirmation    are    so  numerous that the point  must  be  conceded���  the public are ungrateful : but it is generally in  small   thinsrs   that   this    ingratitude    shows  itself.     A .man who truly  and conscientiously  serves his country or a particular cause invariably receives his full share  of appreciation, at  least. . While there are those who  will judge  another by the success   achieved, the majority  of men whose opinions are worth   having,  and  whose support counts for something, will give  full credit for an honest effort put  forth, even  thousrh it be not crowned with success.     The  public are critical, and once a man enters into  public life he may rely upon it that his course  will be closely watched.    True,   motives  will  often be imputed to him which he never calculated on, but when he reverses his programme  he ought to be prepared to justify his course.  It is painful to observe how  many men   occupying   prominent   positions   fall    when   they  deceive   themselves   by   thinking    they   can  deceive   the   public.     For  a number of years  the   Hon.  D.  W.   Higgins held  a   prominent  place in   provincial politics,   and   enjoyed the  confidence   of   his   constituents   and    his   coworkers.    As Speaker of the Provincial Legislature his rulings  were  respected  as fair and  impartial, and when he stepped upon the floor  of the house to take part in a debate his opinions  were  respected   and   invariably   carried  great weight, inasmuch as   they   were looked  upon as the   honest expressions  of an  honest  man.     This fact flattered the hon. gentleman's  vanity, and made him long for greater power.  He was without portfolio, while men he looked  upon as his inferiors   in   intellect   were taken  into the cabinet.    This   was gall   and wormwood to the hon. gentleman,  and,  seeing that  the government's tenure of office was secure'  in a weak moment he cut himself adrift from  the party in the vain hope of being received  with open arms by the Opposition. How sore  must be his disappointment now to find himself disowned by his old-time friends in the  house, ignored by his constituents, arid given  the cold shoulder by the Opposition. The  man who was once respected by all is he  whom nobody will, now have. ,. Politically, the  Hon. D.".W. Higgins has committed suicide.  A false step, deliberate!}' taken, is one which  it is hard to retrace. In severing his connection with the government party Mr. Higgins  assigned as his chief reason that he did not  agree with its railway polic}^, yet he voted  with the government on all the railway measures submitted. Inconsistency such as this  was of course duly noted. Playing hunted in  vain for another constituency to take him up,  he is forced to return to his old love���Esqui-  malt, but even there they will have none of  him. He tries to make the people of the district believe that if they do not want him  others do, and that he could have been in the  cabinet years ago had he so desired. No  cloubt the hon. g-entleman's imagination is  pla\dng cruel pranks with him. In this connection the following from the Vernon News  will be interesting: "Ex-Speaker Higgins  declared in a recent speech at Esquimait that  when in Vernon last .year he had been besieged  by requests to run for this constituency, but  had refused to desert Esquimait until Esquimait deserted hirn. We thought we knew  something of Vernon, but it appears that Mr.  Higgins evidently possesses knowledge that  throws us completely into the" shade. We  fancy, however, that he must on this occasion  have slightly strained his imagination, as a  diligent enquiry around town has failed to  unearth a single ' besieger.' "  Mr. W. F. Robertson has been appointed  provincial metallurgist, as successor to Mr. W.  A. Carlyle. He will enter on his duties at  once if the British America Corporation don't  ���buy him over.  Sa-mi-en, an eighteen-year-old Indian lad  from Tatla lake, will be hanged at Kamloops  on the 29th July, for the murder of a young-  Englishman named Lewis G. Elkins, on 30th  December last. The case was tried at Clinton  before Mr. Justice Drake, and the evidence  went to show that the Indian visited the store  of his victim at Tatla Lake, shot him dead,  and then proceeded to dress himself up in a  suit of the dead man's clothing, steal a horse  and endeavor to make good  his escape.     The  prisoner stated that he was drunk at the time,  and did not. know, what he was doing. Of  this there can be little dobbt, seeing that he  locked the store door and left the ke}' at the  hut of another Indian, where it was subsequently found. It is yerj<T generally held that:  drunkenness; is no extenuation in case of  crime, but rather an aggravation. This is so  under ordinary circumstances, but in the case  of a young Indian it does not carry equal  force. A small quantity of whiskey sets the  average Indian mad, and under its influence  the worst traits of character are brought out.  A determined effort should be made to find out  who supplied this unfortunate man with that  which deprived him of his senses, and if the  guilty party can be found he should be treated  as an accomplice in the crime.  It is announced tint the sale of the Le Roi  mine to the British America Corporation still  hangs fire. Some of , the stockholders���a  majority, it is claimed���object, on the ground  that the price offered is too low���$3,000,000.  Berlin is shuddering at the grewsome discovery that there is a trade understanding  between professional nurses and undertakers.  Competition among.the latter has raised the  regular commission paid to a nurse to 30 pei  cent of the cost of a funeral. The fact that a  doctor has made this state of things public,  with the. suspicion that the undertakers may  have to square with that profession also, adds  to the cheerfulness of Berlin patients.  The early closing movement has extended  to Vernon, where all the stores close at 6.30  each evening. As was .formerly the case in  Nelson, the storekeepers of Vernon kept their  doors open as long as there was a chance of  doing- business. The new arrangement there,  as here, works satisfactorily. There may be  a little inconvenience at the start, but doing  business during business hours and in a business way is bound to prove the correct  system.  Urice Ellison is the choice of the people of  Vernon to represent them in the local legislature. Mr. Ellison is a staunch government  supporter, and as such he goes before the  people. He is so well and favorably known  that his election is assured, although he will  be opposed by Mr. Donald Graham, who for  the past four years has represented the constituency, voting and working with the opposition. The following, from the Vernon News,  shows the state of public feeling in the district :  " The people will return  the government can-  ���MM1HHJMHS11  ��i^wa^y^iHJJmuw^^  s*5��'5��^^ THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  U; i  . I   !  Mi  I*  i.  'rr  i ���  %  ��i <  'i '  :i  ) !  didate, and Mr. Ellison : will displace Mr.  Graham in the provincial house. We are not  saying this because we are in favor of the government candidate ; it is not a case of the  wish being father of the thought, but we give,  it as our deliberate conviction, from our knowledge of public feeling throughout East Yale,  that a very large proportion of the electors  are tired to death of the pitiably weak and  futile methods of the opposition, whose record  during the past session has been such as to  bring forth the blush of shame upon the faces  of those who in past years gave them support.  j >  A horrible case was heard at  the  criminal  assizes in Victoria last week.     It was that of a  young woman named Martha Wolf,  who was  charged   with  -the   murder   of   Mrs.   Charles  Marsden.     The  evidence   went to   show that  the   prisoner was "living at the   house of her  victim, and succeeded by her presence in making   life very   unpleasant  in   the little home.  She seemed to have more influence over Marsden   than1 had his wife,   and   was   frequently  ordered to leave by the troubled woman. Finally  the Wplf girl  did consent to take   her departure, and having made arrangements  for   taking up her quarters elsewhere, she returned to  the Marsden home  for her   trunk.     A wordy  quarrel ensued between the ytwo women, during   which   Wolf  took   a   lighted   .lamp   and  threw   it  at  Mrs.   Marsden.      The oil-spread  over  the unfortunate woman's  clothing,   and  set it   ablaze,  and while she lay writhing in  agony    on   the   lawn    her   fiendish    assailant  looked   calmly   on  without putting forth the  slightest   endeavor to   extinguish the flames.  The Victoria jury found   Martha Wolf guilty  of manslaughter, with  a strong  recommendation to mercy,  and she was sentenced to five  years' imprisonment.      A drunken   Indian is  awaiting execution in Kamloops for shooting  a man who is  said to have ravished   his ten-  year-old   sister,   and   Martha   Wolf,   for   cremating an otherwise injured woman,  is to be  imprisoned for five years.    This is justice and  niercj'J  The Nation says that the Nelson Tribune  stands without a rival in the matter of being  able to detect deep-laid plans on the part of  the provincial government to subvert the inalienable privileges of the common people,  and adds : " The latest, foul, accursed plot of  the Government is the investigation into the  affairs of the Lands and Works Department.  Here, in Victoria, the men who made the  charges are now engaged in the ignominious  task of ' crawling,' but the eagle eye of the  Tribune editor has discovered that one of the  witnesses, Mr. R. F. Tolmie, ' admitted correspondence regarding crown grants having  been issued for an impioper consideration.'  Mr. Tolmie did not admit anything of the  kind, and the Tribune could just as well as  not have interviewed Mr. Tolmie on that  point. Having taken the opposite course���  that of putting words in Mr. Tolmie's mouth  that he never uttered���the Tribune should not  complain if called upon to (, produce its authority for its false accusation, or suffer the  consequences. The Vfreedom^bTthe press ' becomes a myth and a menace to society when  irresponsible scribblers and falsifiers are permitted to run at large."  The British Columbia market is dull, sa}^  the B. C. Review, London, Eng., but b}^ no  means so weak as some would suppose, and  the latest reports from the Upper   Yukon  and  the British Columbia mining camps are so  satisfactory that the confidence of investors is  increasing every day. The closing prices oh  Thursday showed a fall in two instances only,  and they amply bear out the foregoing statements. The B.A.C. have this week touched  the lowest point yet recorded, and this in spite  of the reported purchase of the Le Roi on  w7hat would seem very excellent terms. The  recent stoppage in that mine is of little account  and has-had no influence on prices, but some  doubt is felt whether the B.A.C. has the  money wherewith to purchase this mine, and  there also seems to be a suspicion whether the  two fractional claims, the Black Bear and  Ivanhoe, are included in the purchase price,  which is less than has been offered in other  quarters.  This is the wTay a coast paper sums up the  political situation. " It must be confessed by  even the Opposition that the Government has  confidence in the future of the Province. Else  why would the expenditure of large sums of  money be undertaken for public works and the  development of her mineral and agricultural  resources ?''  City Engineer McCulloch has not yet reported as to the quantity cf explosives stored  in the powder magazine, or the probable effect  of an explosion. It may be that he is awaiting  the publication of the revised voters list so as  to be in a position to estimate how provincial  politics would be effected by an explosion.  A good cemetery site is available, if the ratepayers will but vote the necessary funds to  purchase it and put the place in order.  Should the by-law be killed tomorrow7, there  is no decent place in which to bury it.  "A Subscriber," in another column, asks a  series of questions affecting the management  of the public schools of Nelson. There is a  great deal of force in his suggestion that good  schools do much to attract permanent residents to a city or district, but we cannot  agree with him when he insinuates that the  little ones do not make satisfactory progress  here, and on this point we speak from personal  knowledge of the attention bestowed upon the  children. Our teaching staff, although underpaid, and perhaps overworked at times, are  fully qualified, and parents and the public  generally would have been afforded an opportunity of judging of the result of their labors  had sickness not prevented the holding of a  public examination.    It is true that the school  accommodation is not all  that   might   reasonably be desired, but then   it must be  remembered that it  is only   of comparatively recent  date that the attendance has grown to present  proportions.     The Provincial government has  voted   the   necessary   funds   to  enlarge   the  school   buildings.    There are  not,  of course,  the   conveniences. ���', and   facilities    for   school  instruction   here   that   are   enjoyed   in  larger  communities, and allowances should be made  for this, but with such material as   there is at  hand,   we   have^ no  hesitation   in saying that  the  best possible  results  are   attained.    The  action of the trustees in closing   the schools as  sOon as scarlet fever m&de its appearance will  be generally   conceded as a step in the right  direction,   but   having   ascertained   that   the  cases were few in number and that the sufferers were duly .quarantined, there was no further   necessity for keeping   the doors   closed,  and, making   the   unwelcome   announcement  that  operations   would  not be resumed until  the end of August.   ,, At least, so  the majority  of parents think, and they have as much interest in the welfare of the   children as have the  trustees.  The war news of the past week is not very  definite. A lot o�� imaginary battles took  place, but no real fightings. The fight  appears to be chiefly carried on between the  newspaper correspondents on "paper. There  was apparently a slight engagement ac Santiago de Cuba, and both sides claim a victo^.  Some men wrould rather die than lie, but the  piesent trouble shows that they are a big  minority.  It is said that the members of the Opposition  are about to advertise for a duly qualified  leader. This may be only an empty rumor,  but the suggestion emanates from the party,  and it might do worse than act upon it.  Man}^ a better cause has been lost for the want  of a competent leader.  " How we do things in Manitoba" is said to  be the title of a lecture to be delivered by Hon.  Joe Martin in Vancouver at an early date. It  is also hinted that ex-priest Ruthven, at  present on the stump in Victoria, will preside  over the meeting, which is "for men only."  It is to be hoped Mr. Martin's friends will prevail upon him to postpone the lecture until  after the elections in July. The battle in the  province ought to be fought without introducing Dominion party lines and if these are not  to be forced into the contest, why should we  be troubled with pointers as to " How we do  things in Manitoba."  Dominion Day will be celebrated in Nelson  on a grander scale than ever. The citizens  have contributed something like $2,500 to  make the occasion a memorable one, and as  the arrangements are in the hands of efficient  committees an excellent programme may be  looked for. Thousands of people will .flock  into Nelson to participate in the celebration,  as the attractions to be provided are irresist-  able.      The  various   railway   and  steamboat  'i'-S ���wrocs^rcswEfOTff^sftW  THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  lines touching this point will afford every  facility to the pleasure seekers, and once we  get the people here we know how to entertain  t lem. Attention has frequently been called to  the rapid progress of Nelson���the metropolis  of the Kootenays, and it will be well for the  city that our visitors be afforded an opportunity of seeing for themselves how we are  forging ahead. Seeing is believing. Celebrations of this order are beneficial in many  p respects. They infuse a wholesome patriotism,  promote friendly intercourse, develop a spirit  -of commendable rivalry, and enthuse the lovers  of healthy recreation and. sport. What is  worth doing is worth doing well, and the good  people of Nelson may be depended upon not to  take an3^ half measures on such an occasion  as this.  Tomorrow the ratepa3^ers of Nelson will  have a series of by-laws submitted to them,  and it will be for them to sa3^ whether or not  they will shoulder the responsibility of purchasing the existing, electric light plant and  franchise at a cost of somewhere in the neigh-  borhood of $40,000, of voting $10,000 for the  extension of the sewerage S37stem, a like sum  for waterworks improvement, and $5,000 for a  cemeter3'. As far as the cemetery is concerned,  it is most desirable that this b3^-law should  pass The present graveyard would be a disgrace to a 1137 community, and although it has  been much improved of late, it is absolutely"  impossible to make it a desirable place for the  purpose. The space is inadequate, the site  objectionable, and the .arrangements niost  unsatisfactory. There should be no oppostiion  to this b3'T-law, especiall3r considering that an  excellent location for a graveyard can* be  secured at $20 per acre. A plentiful and  wholesome suppW of water is essential to the  health of the community, and mone37 spent in  this direction is money well spent. As far as  the by-law for the extension of the sewerage  system is concerned, it will doubtless meet  with considerable opposition, owing to the  fact that the disposal of sewerage is a subject  not 3ret satisfactorily settled. The natural  means of disposal is by emptyung into the lake  ���and this is what is now being done, but it  is done under protest. The Provincial Board  of Health, who are the recognized authority on  these matters, object to this means of disposal  of sewerage matter, and Mr. Mohan, a sanitary engineer of considerable eminence, was  sent up 03^ the government to investigate and  report. His report has not yet been made  public, so far as we are aware. The system in  Nelson has been laid with the idea that it  would empty into the lake, and should any  other means of disposal be insisted upon it  may be rendered almost useless. It would,  perhaps, be as well to defer this matter until it  is known how the sewerage is to be disposed  of. A similar course, it seems to us, might be  adopted with reference to the electric light  plant. The anxiety displayed by Mayor  Houston and certain of the aldermen who are  largely interested in the Nelson Electric Light  Co. to make a hurried bargain with the citizens ought to be   sufficient in itself to arouse  suspicion. The ratepayers will naturally want  to know-what they are to get for their money.  The37 get the franchise of the company and the  plant, but what is the plant worth ? Up to a  few months ago the light supplied to consumers was of the worst class, and it was no  unfamiliar sight to see coal oil lamps burning  in stores supposed to be illuminated by electricity. Some improvements were then made  ,at the works, with the result that at present a  very/excellent light is being supplied. But is  the plant a modern plant? Is it sufficient'to  extend the system ? What is it worth ? Are  the ratepayers quite sure that if the37 take it  over it will be to discover that its day of  practical usefulness is drawing to an end, and  that all that can be shown for their moae3^ is  primitive machinety and the right to try and  run it. They will also do well to consider  that there is a very powerful and up-to-date  electric works at Bonnington Falls, some few  miles from Nelson, and that this company is  stretching wires all over the Kootenays,  supplying power and light to municipalities  and mines at a: much lower figure than separate and distinct electric outfits could furnish  it. Far more favorable terms can be made, we  have no doubt, with the Bonnington Falls  people than with Messrs. Houston & Co.  Then there is the certainty that within a few  months more cheap coals will be supplied over  the Crow's Nest Pass railway, and seeing that  the by-products of gas will more than pa3^ for  its manufacture, it is quite probable that that  illuminant will in the ver37 near future be supplied to the people of Nelson at such a low  rate as to practically shut out electric lighting  from the market. All these are considerations  which the ratepa\7ers will do well to ponder  over before casting their vote in favor of the  $40,000 by-law which will be submitted to  them tomorrow. Then, as we have said, the  anxiety displa37edb37' Mayor Houston and the  members of the aldermanic board wrho are  financially interested in the electric light  works, to effect the sale of the concern, is suspicious. So anxious is his worship the ma3^oi  that the deal should go through that he telegraphs from Toronto an amended proposal :  " The city can have the Nelson Electric  Light Company's plant, etc., for par value of  stock issued, with twelve per cent, and the  debts of the cornpai^ added, which will make  the price between $35,000 and $36,000."  And his worship's official organ, the Tribune,  ven7 significantly points out that "The additional $3,000 or $4,000 which the city council  is asking to borrow would therefore be available for necessary extensions to the S3~stem,"  and probably repairs and additions to the  plant. The ratepa3^ers are asked to bu3r a  " pig in a poke," and a purchase of this class  is not likely to be made with their consent.  THE CITY COUNCIL.  The weekly meeting of the City Council was  held on Monday afternoon, Actkig Mayor  Teetzel presiding, and others present being Aldermen Gilker. Madden and Hillyer.  City Engineer McCulloch reported that he  accompanied   by   Mr.   Fletcher,    C.P.R   land  agent, visited the proposed cemetery site near  Cottonwood Creek, and found that there had  been some misconception as to exact location.  The site originally selected by the special committee of the council was available.  The matter was deferred to next meeting,  when it is hoped some definite action will be  taken. < =   ,  The subject of providing a dumping ground  for the cit3r scavengers was discussed. It appears that there is at present no dumping place  the C.P.R. having closed   up the old grounds.  A letter was read from John; Myles asking  to be appointed city bill-poster, and offering to  pay a license for the privilege. He also asked  permission to udvertise on the watering cart.  Action deferred. '  L. Pogue asked to be allowed to erect a one-  storey frame building on Victoria Street, between Josephine and Hall Streets, same to have  corrugated iron roof.  Aid. Hill3rer gave notice that he would at  next meeting introduce a b^^-law to amend the  Fire Limits By-law, and this would meet   Mr.  PogUe's case.  Aid. Hillyer also gave notice to amend  the  Trades License By-Law.  The City Clerk pointed out that there was  nothing in the b3^-laws regulating the quantity  of coal oil that might be stored on premises  within the city limits.  Aid. Hiltyer did not think it a'1137 use to try  to regulate these matters, as none of the b3re-  lavys were properly enforced. In this connection he moved that the city clerk be asked to  communicate with the water commissioner, to  ascertain b3r what authority that official had  reduced the water rate levied in accordance  with the provisions of the b\r-law.  The Ma3'or : The rate is fixed 03^ by-law.-.  Aid. Hiltyer was aware of this, and that was  why he called attention to the matter. Some  parties were charged full rates and others were  not.  The City Engineer was granted an extension  of time to report as to the quantity of explosives stored in the powder "magazine.  Mr. Chas. A. Waterman appeared before the  board on behalf of the Dominion Day Celebr ���-  tion Committee, aud asked what the council  intended to do in the matter���how much the3'  intended to contribute towards the funds. He  suggested that the council should undertake to  furnish the music for the celebration and provide a prize for the hose reel competition. The  committee had $2,000 collected, but the3' would  need ever37 cent of it, as they were preparing a  ver3r elaborate programme.  The Ma\7or asked what the probable cost of  the'music would be.  Mr. Waterman replied that it cost $150 last  year. He explained that the committee intended to advertise the celebration thoroughty  and it was hoped to secure special excursion  rates on the railway and steamboat lines. It  would be a great advertisement for Nelson.  After some discussion it was decided to donate $200 to the celebration.  A number of accounts were passed, and some  routine business having been disposed of the  board adjourned. THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  12  ({   fi.  ���st r  "I"  '���|:  if  i i  I  ��� I  ill  Ill  - \IW  ['' *.'  lit.  .,  :f;--c  ���y--t^  id! ;|W|  ��� Vi ' yj  nm!  THE MARK OF CAIN.  yy  Arti5ts Materials at Thomson Stationery Co., L'td.  We were seated in the lobby of a little hotel  some two years,  ago,   discussing   as   travelers  are prone to do, a ver3r wide  range- of topics.  The conversation   gradually   drifted   into;  the  question of hypnotism or the various influences  of one mind   over   another.      Each   one   pre-,  seut'in the circle had -.casually' expressed   his  opinion-upon1 this subject except  a   handsome  traveling,salesman,   probabl3'    35    3-ears   old,  who was'familiarly known as " Whitney Sounders."      This name was given  him owing   to  the fact that his splendid head of hair was permanent^^ and absolutely white.      During   the  slight lull in   the   talk    Saunders,    who    had  evidently been drinking, yet' was   still   cognizant of all that was   being   said,   straightened  himself up in his chair and "without any   ceremony  launched   into   the   following:    stranee  story, which   I| shall    endeavor   to   repeat   as  nearly as possible, word for word :  I have heard several of 37ou men say,,- he  commenced, that yoii did not believe in hypnotism, mesmerism, telepathy or anything of  the kind. Well, 3^011 are not compelled to do  so, but let me tell 3^ou a story and show you  that "you know nothing about what }~ou are  discussing.  There lived in a small town   in   New   York  state some 3rears ago   two   brothers   with   five  3'-ears' difference in   their   ages.      They   were  sworn enemies, owiiig to some dimcult37 in the  adjustment of property   which   had   been   left  them.      The elder of   the    two    men    was    a  widower, and the    loss    of    his    young   wife,  together   with   his   unnatural   hatred   for   his  brother, had soured him on   life,   and   almost  ���made a recluse  of   him.       He   had,   however,  one companion, an Italian by birth,   who   had  formerly loved the  girl which   his   friend had  married.     These two were constantly together.  The young brother was accounted a good   fellow generally7���that is,  he   spent   and   wasted  his money7, and had scores of pleasant weather  friends.       In   the   same   village   lived   an old  phyrsician, Dr. Gray by7 name,   who,    in   addition to shaving been  the   family   physician   of  both the brothers, was a man  of  noble   parts,  learned far bey^qnd   his. time,   and   skilled   in  sciences and arts which are yet in their infancy.  He was ay profound student   of  the  doctrines  as laid down by7 Mesmer and others, but   held  any- such abilities in this direction that he had  acquired as sacred as the professional confidence  of his patients.      Dr. Gray had long   tried   to  patch up    the    differences    between    the   two  3roung men, whom he regarded almost as sons.  His efforts met with little encouragement from  the    elder,    although    the    younger     brother  expressed himself as perfectly willing to   meet  the other half way7.    Thus matters stood when  the village in which chey7 lived was shaken   to  its foundation one morning   when   the   people  woke to learn that the elder brother   had  during the night been foully7 murdered in his bed.  The    alarm   was    first    given    Irv    the   mui-  derer man's valet, and   the   police   were   notified b3r his   Italian  friend   Glava.      Suspicion  pointed but one wa3r���the man was   murdered  by7   his   brother,   the   motive   being   revenge;  The younger   brother   wras   arrested.*".'- When  found, he was in a dazed condition   and  exhibited every evidence of guilt.      He was imprisoned  and  eventually   brought to trial.     The  evidence was conclusive ;  not a link was missing.      He'.was convicted, and after being sentenced  to   hang   was   taken   back   to   prison.  During the progress of the   trial   the   prisoner  could not be induced lo speak a   single   word.  Absolute silence was the only response received  to all of Dr. Gray's "kind, offers   of  assistance  After thetyoung man's sentence had been   pronounced, his brother's former   friend,   Glava,  announced his departure   for   London   for   an  indefinite stay.      Now, a  strange   thing   happened just previous to Glava's departure.     He  called at the prison where the young murderer  was confined and was   permitted   to   enter but  he remained but a few minutes.     Then he left  the jail and  was  no  more seen  in   the   town.  Glava had no sooner gone than   thee prisoner  commenced a great screaming and shouting to  the guard, "Stop that man, stop that   man !"  he'yelled.  They were the first words  that crossed   his  lios in    davs,    but his    commands   were   not  heeded.     Gradually his yells subsided.   When  next the guard appeared at the prisoner's cell,  he was met with the request that Dr. Gray be  sent for.      This request was granted, and   not ,  long after the physician responded.    Dr. Gray  found the prisoner in an entirely-changed condition.      His seal of silence was broken.      He  seemed perfectly rational, but could not understand   his imprisonment.      He   could   get   no  answers to his questions from the guards, and  in his extremity, he explained,   had   sent   for  his old friend, who,   he  felt  sure,   could   help  him.        Upon    close    observation    Dr.    Gray-  noticed that the j'-ounsr man's face  was deadlv  pale, and there was   an   anxious   haunted   air  about him which boded ill for the condition of  his   mind.-     The  prisoner told Dr. Gray that  he had  a frightful   dream,   and   that   he had  been   awakened   within  a  few   hours   from a  deep sleep to find himself in  a   prison cell and  gazing into   Glava's coal   black   eyres.       The  shock was awful.    "I dreamt," he continued,  "that last night, when I had gone to my home  and retired to my bed, Glava  appeared  at my  bedside.      He   bade me rise aud dress, at the  same time fixing upon me the   most diabolical  look that I ever saw.    Without knowing why,  I obeyred his orders.   "Come with me," Glava  said.       "I  followed him.       Pie led  the   way  straight to my brother's house, in which I had  not been for years,  and admitted   us   with   a  key.      Once inside we mounted the first fliefht  of steps towards my brother's bedroom.    Outside of the door Glava   thrust  into my hand a  long Italian stiletto.       He   then   opened   the  door, and raising   his  right  hand   to   its   full  height above his head, glided across   the floor  toward the bed.      Imitating every   motion he  made I followed him.   Upon reaching his bedside he took his place at the foot, and   I  stood  beside him, nearest to the head.      After muttering some unintelligible  words,   quick   as a  flash he brought his rie;ht arm down from its  upright position with awful force. Again I  did follow his precise movements, and, to my  horror, the stiletto which I still clutched iii  my hand buried to , the hilt in my own brother's breast. I felt his blood spurt upon my  hands, and then fell into a deep sleep, with  his death rattle sounding in my ears. For  what and how did I get there ?"  When this fearful narrative was finished the  .old physician turned-away-in terror and disgust. Mentally he determined that the  prisoner, after killing his brother, wTas feigning insanity to shield himself from the consequences of his crime. He bowed his head  in his hands. Sudden^ an awful suspicion  flashed through his mind. "Could it be possible, '' he ejaculated,,,"-a-murderer with his  hands but not with his mind ?" Certain  long forgotton facts'crowded into his mind to  give stability to his growing belief* - Then it  came Dr. Gray's'painful-duty to tell thetyoung  man the whole truth. :\It was. done in his  own noble way7 and 'with the comforting assurance that God mightyet prepare a wa37'of proving the prisoner's innocence.  The Old man then took his leave, with a  look of such strange determination upon his  face as is rarely seen upon the human coun-'  tenance.  'K  Wall   Paper,   newest   designs, lowest prices,   at   Thomson  Stationery Co., Ltd.  For four days, so his family tell,   Dr.   Gray-  never left his locked room to take a morsel   of  food or a drop of   nourishment.      During the  first 24 hours of this time he might have been  see.i poring over packages  of  old   manuscript  or reading-long extracts from many dusty vol-"  umnes.      Finally the last batch of manuscript  was put back into his   strong   chest,   the   last  old volume was returned to its place upon   the  shelf.     Then the old gentleman threw himself  upon his bed   without   removing   his  clothes,  and  seemingly   sank   off into   a   deep    sleep.  Many and numerous were the   calls   made   for  him during the next three days, but all efforts  to obtain an answer   from   within, the  locked  door were without avail.      At the   expiration  of the fourth day when even his    family   were  becoming  alarmed,   though his   peculiarities,  the old physician appeared once   more   in   the  family circle.      His face was drawn,   his   eyelids were heavy, his hair appeared even whiter  than ever before, but his face shone   with   the  light of a  great   victory   achieved.      Rushing  up to his dear old wife, and with tears   of joy  running down his face, he   made   the   following remarkable declaration :  " Thank God, it is done! They will  never hang-the boy after they receive the true  confession which I compelled the true murderer, Antoine Glava, to write in his cabin,  while the steamer was in mid-ocean." The  doctor was right. Two weeks later there  w7as received in that town by the police  authorities a document which had been found  addressed in the cabin of a m m who committed suicide by jumping from an ocean  steamer. The document was in the nature  of a curious confession :  Blank Books, Letter Books and Memos at Thomson  Stationery Co., Ltd. THE NELSON .ECONOMIST.  " It is of no use.      My    father   taught   me  that every7 mind has its  master   and   that  the  [influence of the   master   mind  in   some   cases  extends to the   uttermost   part   of the   earth.  My master has commanded me to  ���write,"' and  I must obey.  Your prisoner, charged with the murder   of  |.his brother, is innocent, morally and mentally7..  .His,,mind was. my   servant.      His   hands   did  my bidding in killing the man who took  from  me the woman I loved.     'My master bids,   me  L.die. y      ���'���:m"~   Antoinb Glava. "  ��� The prisoner was eventually7 granted a 'hew;  trial upon evidence of reasonable doubt and  released from custody. The indictment  against him was never afterward prosecuted,  and perhaps might be found in some dusty,  old pigeonhole to-day. But, gentlemen, Saun-  ders concluded, y7ou see this white hair of  mine. It is m37 living reminder of the efficacy  of j ust one subject you were discussing. My  hair was as black as a raven's wing the day  my. brother was murdered 14 years ago.  larry^sTetter.  Hogan's Alley, June 6.  Deer- Tim���I was telling yre about thim elevated soidewTalks ov ours last week.       Meself  wys wrong w7hin I towld 37e that   the idea was  patented, for the   City Engineer   tells me that  the system is an owld won,  an' was known as  " grading."       Howly smoke, if yer going to  grade a soidewalk up to the chimley7 ov a house  I howld that  its   not gradeiug but degrading.  There's a purty little cottage up on a corner in  the east ind ov the town,   an' fornint it there's  what I   calls a bit ov scientific   gradeing���the  grades is made to suit the house an' the grounds  not the house an' the grounds to suit the grade.  I'm sending yre a sketch of the soidewalk, Tim,  that'll remoind ye ov thim propositions inuclid  that we used to have long ago at noightschool.  Its a purty7 thing to behowlcl how thim planks  are laid up   an'   down an'   in an'   out,   but its  nearer as much as y7er life is worth   to try7   an'  walk over thim.     Peeple look up at the soidewalk an' admoire  it as   a   most wonderfullest  bit ov work���but   they walk on  the roadway7.  Tis called the Effel Tower.     It bates the Hall  street Toboggan slide hollow.  An' talking ov soidewalks, Tim,   they7 have  won away out be the park to Bogustown now.  Tis a grate   place   for  evening sthrolling   en-  toirely^.       Meself w7as sauntering out there the  other evening whin   I   met   a   37oung hemale  frend ov moine   looking   kind ov   sorter down  the mouth,   an'   in the distance I  seen a she-  male. " Hum00!" say7s I in me own moind, or  words to that effect.      " What's the matter ?"  says I to me frend.       " Oh, nothing  very7 sar-  ious, Larry," says he, " 011I37 tis all broken off  betune Eliza Ann an' meself."      " Don't take  it so much to hart," says I, " for loviers' quarrels   is   made   to  test tempers."      " Its all off  for sar^ain," says he.   "I was telling her about  the baseball lague we're getting, an' the games  -I won, an' was  just getting   rale   interesting,  whin she started in   talking a  lot ov nonsense  about an accordian-plaited dinner gown edged  with a narrow ruche ov  eau de something-or-  other, and over it a pea-green skirt   ov quilted  chiffon, laid open in front an'   trimmed wid  a  gig-a-merrie of what-y7e-may7-call-it with some  thing else to correspond, ah' insertions ov old  point lace a la something or somebody wid a  kilted bow ov tinder yella silk at the neck, an'  blue satinette pyjamas embroidered wid chamois leather shaded navy blue military braid  pleatings." Just here theypoor chap began to  gasp for breth, and the yung woman passed by  wid a you - wont-play-iii-our-y e rd look on her.  She wont play in his yard,,  . -  ,. He cloutwant her any more,  She'll be sorry when she hears of him  '���Running up the base-ball score;  As I was saying, Tim, these are the grate  noights for sthrolling, for what wid new soidewalks, a new moon, an' new early; closing regulations there's nothing foiner. People is  cjming in an' no won is laiving that can help  it, so that ye see all that our frend of the Kootenays Cigar Factory 'ill be losing be his I.O.F  trip to the Coast. But Jimmy7 '11 be back for  Dominion Day, for wecould'nt get on wiclout  him/  An' talking ov Dominion Day7,  but we'll be  having a foine toime ov it.   Billys Herring, says  he's a long distance man, altho' he has a touch  ov the gout.     '' Can ye riin Myles,'' sayrs won  ov the  boys to him,   inaneing   Paddy   Myles.  '  Naw," says Billy,    " I never   said  I could."  "Well I'm towld," say^s the chap to Billy, says  he  "that yer bragging about town that you'll  run Myles,' an'   I'm heer to put up money y7e  can't,"     "Whoever towld ye that," says Bill^-  says he, " wanted to take a rise out ov ye.  It's  won ov Larry7 Finn's j oaks I'll go bail,"   says  he.     "I wouldn't moind running a furlong,"  say7s Billy7.     What does the chap do but   go to  Paddy Mvies an'   tell him the   race was off���  that Billv Kerrins" wouldn't run him, but that  he wouldn't moind running Andy Furlong.   It  soon got round town  that   Billy Herring   was  backing out ov tlie race wid Paddy   Miles, an'  whin Billy7 herd it he got rale mad.       " Me to  back out !" say7s Billy, say^s he,   " Nevir !    I'll  give Paddy Miles ten yTards in   a hundred an'  bait him aisey7, or lose me goatee in the effort."  "Didn't yre say ye wouldn't.run Mydes,"  says  I.        "Naw, I didn't,   Larry7 Finn,"   say7s he,  " an' yre need'nt   betry-ing to put   up   any7 ov  37er joaks on me."     " Mickey Burns towdcl me  that ye  towld   him y-e   wouldn't   run   P-ddy^  Myles but ye'd run   x\ndy7  Furlong,"   say/s I.  Then Billy   began to laugh,   an'   says   he  "T  sees the joak now.   I sed I wouldn't run miles,  nit Paddy Myles,   but that I'd. run a furlong,  not Andy Furlong.     But if.it comes to Paddy7  or Andy7,   I'll run  Myles   or  Furlongs,"  says  Billy7, say7s he.       A grate faiture of the sports,  is-to be a shaiving contest, open to the barbers  of Kootenay.     The man that  'ill shaive in the  shortest toime a three-days growth off another  chap's face widout drawing blood an' make a  clainjob   ov it, 'ill  be the   champion   ov   the  Kootenays.     The shaiving match comes off in  the recreation ground after the baseball match,  but the throublfe is to   get faces to operate on.  Tisn't every7 chap that 'd loike to have a raisor  scraped over his face in such   a mortial   hurry  an' run the risk ov having a slice taken off his  lip, be relieved ov a bit  ov his ear,   or have a  furrow ploughed into his cheek wid a raisor.  I was say7ing I'd be telling ye something-  more ov our politicks here, but they haven't  began to move yet in Nelson.   As soon as they  do I'll keep ye posted.       There's three candidates talked ov but there not out yet.     .Meself  was getting uriaisey,   for I liokes   to be   in an  elexion foight as much as eyir, so what does I  do but go down to a fortune teller we have here  an' says I to her,   "Acushla,"   says I, says  I  " Acushla macree, can ye tell us  anything^ at  all at all about the eiexions ?"      " Oh yes, me  harty,'' sa3^s she,   an',then she began rattling  off a lot ov politicks, ��� till I thought she was a  fortune-telling politician.     '' The Turner gov-  ernmint is all roight," says she, " an' 'ill go in  in a rush.    There 'ill only be only won Turner  in the ITouse,   but there'll be three politickal  turn coats, two ov thim n.g.", which manes no  good.     Ye needn't moind the Opposition boys  ���for they'll- have enuf to do to   moind   won another.       The loife line on the opposition hand  inds on the Mount ov Jupiter,   wid the   girdle  ov Vainus near the hart line, an' a tindincyto  be governed be personal interest an' not be the  public good or raison."   " Arrah give us something about our local politics,'' sa3^s I.   '' Well  Larry," says she,  "the dickens nor Dry Foster  can't make anything out ov thim at this stage  ov the game,' but I may   tell ye   there's a big  surpriz in sthore   for the Opposition   boyros.''  Then she began to spake about a dark/man an'  a long journeys, an' trouble in the camp, an'  was just coining to the point whin there was a  hock at the door, =n' she put me off tilT tomorrow.     I'll'be telling ye the rest next week.  Larry Finn.  OUR    SCHOOLS.  To the Editor of The Economist. c  Dear Str���As one interested in   the management of our public  schools,   might  I ask :  1st.     Isn't it true that children from  the coast  and   eastern    provinces   become    discouraged  with our schools here, and do   not advance in  their work as they7  should ?     2nd.     Can  it be  possible   that   some   parents   have   sent   their  children back to the  coast and   others   anticipate doing so because they7 think the  children  will lea.ru better there than here ?    3rd.   Could  there be any7 arrangements made to keep children at school who are well and have no sickness in the  family ?    4th.   Are our schools to  be closed five or six months in the year?   5th.  Would the waterworks, the electric   works or  the altitude be the cause of  all   this   trouble?  Before I came to Nelson I thought it was the  Athens   and the Chicago of  West Kootenay,  whrre   people   kept   their  families  while they7  did business in other parts  of the   district.     I  am afraid our population  will  not   increase  if  we have not well  conducted schools.���Yours  truly Subscriber.  Nelson, June 3,  1898.  [(1)  It may* be that  some  children   do not,  apparently, get on here as well as at the coast  or in the east, but we fear  it is  the children's  own fault, not the fault of   the   system  or the  teaching.     (2)    We are aware of a couple of  such cases, but the reasons   are  not as stated.  (3)  Yes ; if the parents will petition the Board  of  School Trustees.     (4)  We   hope   not,  and  incline to the belief that the vacations are too  long.    Since   the    schools    have   been   closed  more   than   a month  earlier than   usual, they  should open a month sooner than usual.���Ed.] .rzr  THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  y'.i   ''. r '; I  y yy  \U\ yy  \i i ������^a '  If v. yyy-  It  V    jl','".'<  -! .; Uya  U st  y  111!  11 ��   ii i. v.;  si ���; fc S  jy  ���)��� if.  i';v =E;  Vi I  m  mi  II.  m  if  m  IK1   .  y.fy:.\  mil  -I'lrfj.  \iii:.py  ���Ml  111!    ,  1 flxi  ���im  FAIR   PLAY/SPORT.  - To the Editor of The Economist.  Sir.���My   attention   has   been called   to  a  communication signed ' - Fair Play,' '.������ appearing  in the Kaslo News.     The writer  thinks  that " a i,600 yard race between Dill of K>slo  and Campbell of Nelson would be one of the  greatest drawing cards, of the Kootenay," and  suggests that it wo'uld'.be "a good idea for the  Nelson committee to,; hang up a purse of say  $100   for a  100 yard race between these two  men."     Now,   sir,   why 'should   the   Nelson  committee hang up the purse ?    If Mr, Dill or  his   Kaslo   admirers  think    he   can   run   our  Campbell let them put up $50 or $100 on their  man   and we will put up a like sum on ours.  This is my idea of fair play.     Or we will go  further,  and send three men to the', start ���with  Dill at $50 each, if the Kaslo man cares to take  his   chances and risk the sum.     We will   be  happy    to   hear   from   Kaslo   on   this point.  Yours, Sport.  Nelson, June 6, 1898*  THE   DELEGATION.  To.- the Editor of The Economist .  Dear Sir :���On the return of Messrs. John  Houston and J. A. Gibson, delegates from the  city of Nelson to Ottawa,  might I suggest it  would be well for them to call a public meet-  i lg of the citizens and inform  us as to  what  they   achieved while   in the   capital,   for the  benefit of our town.     These gentlemen having  been   furnished  with   $600 or $700 of Nelson  money   and free transportation  we   naturally  feel anxious to hear what has been  gained by  this expenditure. Yours truly7,  A Ratepayer.  OVERCROWDING.  It is an old saying that  one half the   wrorld  does not know how the other  half lives.      In  all large cities one naturally  expects   to   find  overcrowding   and   poverty.      The   slums   of  London have become famous.     Deckens in his  day did much to call attention to the misery and  vice which prevailed in the congested districts  of the great metropolis, and as a result   of his  good work many7  improvements   intended   to  better the condition of the poor w7ere inaugurated.   Tenement houses were built and rentals  fixed at so low a rate as to bring  them, it was  hoped, within the reach  of  the   poorest,   and  whole districts of dilapidated  buildings were  cleared, to the great benefit, no doubt, of those  who occupied them.   Then the ever increasing  number   of  charitable   and   philanthropic   institutions, whose agents confined  their attention almost exclusivsfy to the  slums,  were, it  was thought,   ample to   cope    with   poverty,  while the police  department   attended   to   the  vice.      However, these hopes have been ruth-  lessb7 dissipated of late, as  a result  of  a   systematic inspection of the slums.      The inspectors found a condition  of  things   worse   than  could well be imagined.     In one case a family  of eleven persons occupied  two  small   rooms,  in which they cooked, slept and lived.     There  were but two beds in the rooms, and  the chil  dren ranged in age from four to twenty years.  In another instance a family of six occupied a  single room, and lying on  a   miserable   pallet  in the corner was a poor woman about   to  become a mother, while the rest   of the   family-  were sitting down to their evening meal.  And  these were not exceptional  cases-���overcrowding is the rule, and not alone are single rooms  occupied  by  the  one  family,   but   not   infrequently were two or three families found living  together in one apartment.      Under such conditions as these it is not to be wondered at that  the criminal records of London are a standing  disgrace   to   Christian England,   or  that the  death rate in the slums is alarmingly high.  In  a certain quarter in   St.  Pancras the mortality  in one year reached the enormous rate of .70.1  per  thousand.       The  suffering   among  little  children from ophthalmia, scrofula,   and other  diseases is great.       As regards adults,   it was  found  that  in such   neighborhoods upon the  lowest   average every   workman   lost   about  twenty days in the year  from simple exhaustion.    And this in the capital of  good Christian England, which yearly   sends millions of  dollars  to  support,   civilize and   Christianize  the heathen !     I am pleased to learn that, the  condition of things having been made known,  a determined effort  will be  made to improve  matters, and that such men  as the following  have   signified   their   intention   of taking the  matter in hand :  The Archbishops of London,  Ely, Newcastle, and Lichfield,  Earl Cadogan,  Lord   George Hamilton,  Lord   Roberts,   Viscount  LandofT,   the Marquis   of Lansdowne,  the Right Hon. H. Chaplain, M.P., Henry M.  Stanley, M.P., the Marquis of Salisbur37,  the  Duke   of  Devonshire,  the Right  Hon.  A. J.  Balfour, the Duke of Argyll  and the Hon. J.  Chamberlain. Tento.  LOCAL NEWS.  Work is progressing favorably on the new  Baptist church.  .The friends of Boss Smith will be glad to  hear that his health is improving.  The writs for the new parliament have been  issued. Nominations must be sent in by June  22nd.    July 9th is fixed as polling day.  The Fire-Limit B3'-law is to be again  amended next week. People are asking- when  it is likely to be presented in  a finished form.  The fire brigade is having an occasional spin  with the hose reel and getting up a speed that  will astonish their visiting brethren on  Dominion Da3r,  The frogs of Nelson had a very noisy meeting the other night on the proposed site for  the local Chinatown. They croakingly declared their opposition to the presence of John  in their midst.  A proposal is made to do a little advertising  on the public watering cart. Such a practice  would not perceptably enhance the public  exchequer, and does not deserve encouragement. It is said a local dry goods firm would  like to utilize the vehicle as an advertising  medium. Dry goods would be out of place on  a watering cart.  Messrs. Ewert & Carrie, architects, Nelson,  have been declared the successful competitors  for the new city Hall at Kaslo. Their plans  were by far the best submitted.  Harry Lindley and his theatrical company  are expected to open an engagement in Nelson  in a couple of weeks. Harry is an old favorite and is sure of a warm reception in Nelson.  The company has been touring the province  and meeting with great success.  The Rossland eleven will meet the Nelson  eleven on the cricket crease ,oh the recreation  ground on Saturday afternoon, when a lively  game is expected.  A largely attended meeting was held in the  firehall last night, when an excellent programme of sports was submitted to the Dominion Day celebration committee. Special committees were appointed to carry out the programme.  It is reported that A. G. M. Spragge, of  Revelstoke, a well known barrister, has been  missing for some days past. His friends are  very anxious about him.  The following list of pupils attending the  Nelson public schools have been placed on the  roll of honor : First division : Deportment,  Mabel Mac Vicar ; punctuality and regulariiy,  Hattie Mallette ; proficiency, Fred Whittet.  Second division : Deportment : Celia Prosser;  punctuality and regularity, Edison Wallace :  prbficienc3T, Hannah Knudson. Third division: Deportment, Hariette Smith ; punctuality and regularity", Zellah Emerson ; proficiency, Edna Stewart. Fourth division : Deportment, Milton R. Cavendish ; punctuality  and regularity, Velma Ironsides ; proficiency,  Charlotte Clayton.  John Myles is desirous of being appointed  official bill-poster of Nelson. Such an appointment would meet with general approval,  as posters would then be confined to certain  places and not be stuck up here, there and  everywhere as at present.  The Economist staff are unanimous in their  verdict that the Kootena3^ Cigar Factory produce excellent smokes. They had a opportunity of testing a box of them the other day.  The Board of Trade, the City Council, and  the public generally endorse the application of  Geo. Luther Lennox for the position of land  registrar.  The Nelson tent and awning factory is turning out more work than an3^ other concern in  this line of business in British Columbia.  The Madson make is now accepted as an  assurance that all is right.  The bkrycle is making its presence painfully  apparent in Nelson, as elsewhere. Riders  persist in " scorching" along the sidewalks, to  the imminent danger of the public. The3^  seem to take advantage of the fact that  there is at present no bylaw under which  they can be fined or confined for endangering  the lives of poor pedestrians.  Chief McKinnon conveyed a drunken prisoner to the lockup the other night in a wheelbarrow. The chief says it was hard work  rolling his fare up the Josephine hill.  fj^i^?j?r5^^ THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  DRY  GOODS  red  XRvinNne  \L ABIES'  BRESS  We are now showing a complete range of  Black and colored  Dress Skirts in  Plain and figured Alpacia, Navy  and Black Serge, Rich Black  Brocade Silk and Wash Skirts.  Suits in Ducks, Piques and Den-  hams. The above in all lengths,  prices $2.50 and up.  LATEST STYLES IN HEN'S HATS.  SPRING AND BUSINESS   SUITS.  NECKWEAR and linen collars and cuffs  MENS'  FURNISHINGS  .   HENS' COLORED SHIRTS  We have just received alarge stock of Men's Fanc37 Colored Shirts  showing a large range of stydes and patterns in REGATTA and  NEGLIGE-SHIRTS, which we are offering at reduced prices.  lABIES'  WAIST  New novelties in Ladies' Shirt  Waists, sizes 32 to 40, in the latest Organies, Grenadines and  Lappett Muslins. Prices from  50 cents upwards.  Ladies'   Parasols,  Spring  Capes and Jackets.  PERSONAL.  Frank Watson, Kaslo, is in town.  Police Magistrate Lucas, Kaslo,  is registered at the Hume.  Right Rev. L: H. Wells, Bishop  of the English church, Spokane, is  paying Nelson a visit.  J. O. Covington, Slocan City, is  registered at the Hume,  Mrs. Hugh R. Cameron is visiting friends in Alberta.  J. L. Retallack, Kaslo's choice  for representative in the Provincial  Legislature, is visiting Nelson.  C. O'Malley and wife, Kaslo, are  registered at the Phair.  G. W. Gething and C. H.  Hughes, Slocan City, are in town.  W. H. A lis worth, Toronto, is at  the Phair.  H. Reymolds is up from Kuskonook.     He is sta37ing at the Hume.  W. A. Jowett returned from a  trip to the Coast last night.  Miss O'Reilly leaves on vacation  this evening. She will visit friends  in Ontario.  C. H. Hall, C. E., engaged on  the Crow's Nest Pass surve37s, is in  town.  Fred Richardson and G. B.  Matthew, Ymir, are at the Hume.  Contractor W. H. Armstrong,  Crow's Nest Pass, is in town.  R. J. Hamilton and wife, Slocan,  spent Sunday in town.  The voting in Victoria and Tasmania has resulted in the adoption  of the Federation Bill.  A proposal made in influential  circles is afoot with the object of  conferring a title on the widow of  the late William Ewert Gladstone.  It is understood that the Associated Gold Mines of British Columbia, limited, London, England, has  purchased the Badshot group in the  Lardeau.  Charles Kincard, a colored man,  who earned a living by playing in  houses of ill-fame, has had his throat  cut by Bella Adams, a white woman  with whom he has been living at the  Empire Hotel, Victoria.  Patrick J. Hardy, who was examined under the X-rays at Loom-is'    sanitarium,    Middletown,     a  few months ago, and who claimed  that his flesh, skin and internal  organs were shriveled under the  exposure, is dead.  Mr. J. Neelands is attending the  meeting of the grand lodge of the  I.O.O.F., at Westminster, as representative of the Nelson branch.  J. C. McCook, the newly appointed United States consul at  Dawson City, with N. H. Burke,  vice-consul, are on their way to  Vancouver to proceed north.  Mrs., J. P. Brown, who created  such a sensation at Vancouver by  attempting to drown her little boy7  in the inlet, has been taken back to  the New Westminster asylum.  The steamers Kokanee and International again tested their relative speedingqualities this morning  from Five Mile Point to Nelson.  The Kokanee wras victorious.  The reverberatory furnace at the  Hall Mines smelter was again  blown in 37esterda37, after a short  shutdown.  J. J. Lunz, the other victim of  the snowslide which occurred last  December at the Alabama mine  near Ymir, was found last week.  Turner, Beeton & Co., have just  received a direct shipment from  Burton-01:-Trent of Alsopp's No. 1  pale English ale in 9 and 18 gallon  kegs.  Hamilton B3^ers & Co. are putting  in a full stock of hardware, etc., in  their new Nelson establishment,  and will be in full swing in a few  days.  Owing to pressure on space we  are reluctantty obliged to hold over  a lot of interesting reading matter.  Dressmaking.  Wagon work and Blacksmithing in all its Branches.  eison Blacksmith Co.  H. A.   PRQSSER.   Manager.  Lake St., Opp. Court House.  NELSON,   B.  C.  Fashionable, Fitting,   Fancy and  First-Class.  Miss V. Sullivan has opened  dressmaking parlors over Mills &  Lott's fruit store, corner of Ward  and Baker Streets, where she is  prepared to do all classes of dre ss  making.  Fit and finish guaranteed.  Our Stock of  is large   and   com  Call or  write   us  you require anyth  our Sine.  plete,  ing  in  �� �� ��  PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED.  Are always in demand, when seasonable goods are offered at  reasonable   prices. We   ahvays   carry   a fine selection of  in all the newest   shades   and   styles,    and by  the best makers, at prices which def37 competition ; also Neckwear, embracing the ver3r latest novelties. The place to secure  ever37thing in the gent's furnishing line is at  Baker Street,  Nelson.  Agents for Kennedy & Douglas, Merchant Tailors, Toronto, and  Tolton tfc McKay, Fine Custom Shirt Makers, Hamilton  Before bu37ing a  iano OR  Orsan  Photographers  VANCOUVER and NELSO  Go to Painton's, the j  ISS V.   SULLIVAN. | ART  &   MUSIC   CO.,  NELSON \      Kear lM.alr Hotel. Victoria Street Nelsou  m]mi��w��iu^wwtni,mjBmiaaiitMjiimw! y  ?:���(���:���  ' .'������!i��  B c ��� ;��� s  It ���?(  If ,''���''  nr  l! ii  It ;  It i;  11 '���  Mi  J  �����"  J ?(*  yi'  I'?  s li  lt  U   ?- ?  Hit  I  'i ''  I.*  yr  I  se'  ;i  ���i-,8  lift  rill  II  my  n-pi\y.  $$��  yy  ��l  iii  ? V> )r jfc-'f  'l Ml  ii}y  -yy  8  THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  WOMAN'S KINGDOM.  It is a wise plan for a   women   to  allow herself a generous  change   of  dainty,   inexpensive   cotton    dressing sacks, little affairs whose,   only  beauty is   their   freshness.      Much  better to  have   such   and   to   make  sure that the jacket  you' wear  is  'perfectly   fresh,    sa37sc.    a     fashion  writer, than to invest in an   elabpr-  J ate silken affair and than be obliged  to wear it when   its first sweet  and  cleanness is gone.      Remember the  first command that must be respected in. the matter of the negligee  is  sweetness/and   cleanness.      If you  afford a change   of dainty silk   and  .lace negligees, well and good, nothing is prettier,   but, 3^ou   will look  ver37 nice in something less "expensive .if only-it is  just   as  spotless^7  clean.      Of course,   if  the   sack , is  fine   of  material   and   eleborate   of  construction, 3rou'll  call it  a   matinee and rather look down upon  the  cotton .garments.  9 ���t*".mr**9.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  Surveys  of   Lands,    Mineral    Claims,  Townsites,   Etc.  OFFICE:   Turner   Boeckh    Block,    Nelson  ��y  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor,  ry  <%  u  !J  Good:  And see what ybu require in our line, and before purchasing elsewhere call and examine our stock and get prices  A full stock and great variety to select from. Our goods  are the very best to be had.    Teas and coffee a specialty  Promptly Delivered to any part of the city.  Hie  Manhattan  The   onl37  "The face   of  a   woman   should  surmount a'body graceful and eas37,  and it is these waist muscles  which  have   the  power   to   give    grace,''  writes Katharine Egglesion Junker-  maiiii in The Woman's Home Companion.       " If  they   are   kept   free  and strong by exercise, the wearing  of a. well fitted corset can   do   them  ���'little 'injury,   but     some    exercise  should be   taken   to   set  the   blood  c'.rcu'ating lreehT,  and   the   following   is     suggested   :        Raise    the  outstretched arms above   the   head,  the body retaining its erect position,  then bend slowly forward from   the  waist,   so   as   the   fingers   come  as  nearly touching the floor  as   possible    without   straining.       This    is  done   without  bending   the  knees.  ��� In   recovering   position let the arms  relax   and   sink   down   as the body  straightens up.      This exrecise also  lengthens  the  waist.       The    exercise known as waist rolling   is   one  of the best for attaining freedom   of  the   waist   muscles.      With    hands  placed on the hips, the fingers pointing: forward and down, let the bod37  drop   forward   easily   so   that   it   is  bent at the   waist.      This   must  be  done gently, as by jerking   it   more  harm than crood is done."  first-class  city.  saloon in the  "%>-^>^8^  The    Choicest    Liquors  always, in  stock.  on't forget that we are the largest importers  . and dealers in men's shoes of all kinds. . .  Mixed   drinks    of   all  specialty.  kinds   a  e  All the best brands   of cigars are  to be had at    c  /TrA  I  T\  D. A. rlcBEATfi,   Proprietor.  Josephine St.,   -   Between Baker and Victoria.  OPPOSITE QUEEN'S  HOTEL  BAKER STREET  NELSON,   B.C.  ��ig3���emraaiWMMmfftarw  JBSMaOMmMM  express  The new French capes,, which  are m--.de so much longer at the  back than they are in front, look  particularly smart weather carried out in cloth or in glace silk.  A tan colored cloth cape of this  description is turned back with  revers of bright green silk, while  another very charming littte mantle  is of black glace silk lined with  rose pink silk and finished in front  with cascades of cream lace.  mnoK>sa~XiX ZhsnKafmjvuN&satiss tut jaywaiftiamtrriau:  And Delivery Service  Will always be found prompt and  satisfactory. Parcels/ carried at  reasonable rates and with the greatest care.  STAND :  Telephone 83.  Front, of Vancourer Hardware store. Baker Street.  A Magnificent Line of Scotch Tweeds  and Worsted,  High Class Suits Made in the  Latest Styles.  Residence, near the brick yard, Water   St.  CLUB  HOTEL-  4*  [J  AND  and West of  Spring wear.  Suitings   England   Trouserings,   Suitable   for  A  special feature of Fancy" Worsted  Baker St., Nelson, B, C.  Corner SUnlev and Silica Streets  RATES;  $i per day and up.  Schooner Beer, io  cents  FRECKLES f  Roman     Kal37dor     removes ���  these annoyances, softens the ���  skin and beautifies the com- %  plexion.        No  lad3^'s   toilet J  complete without it.   For sale ���  only at   i: 4.  : VANSTONES' DRU  . Cor. Baker and Josephine Sts. ^  E. J.   Curran, Proprietor, i <>+++*+++��>++++��>+**>���>��>�����������>������  Brokers and Manufacturers* Agents,  Agents for Manitoba Produce Company, Gold Drop Flour,  Wheat Manna, Manitoba Grain Co., M. R. Smith & Co's  Biscuits, Etc.  P. O.  Box 498.   _^ _____ ______________      _________________   A "C/JlVl THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  SPARE MOMENTS.  Millionaire���One man  in   a   million.''  -The veal cutlet   of the  on���  golden calf.  Heat���The tailor that makes the  pants of a dog.  Fable���An open-faced lie with   a  moral attachment.  Diamonds���The gems of thought  most peculiar to women.  ' Monopolist���A woman who tries  to get a monopoly on monopolizing.  Egotist��� A man avho  can't   disguise the interest he   feels   in   himself.  Hypocrite���A man who prays  for something he isn't, willing to  work for.  Energy���The   ability     to    work]  given to otherwise   perfectly harmless bodies.  Mitten���Something a girl gives  the fellow she dosen't * care to go  hand in glove with.  " Did you ever notice,"' said  Banks, after the politcialjoint meeting, <.'., how enthusiastically 37ou  were applauded when you sat  down ? Now, that is what I regard  as a doubtful compliment. It might  indicate that they were glad you'd  got through." " Yes, * said Reeves  "but there was nothing doubtful  about the applause you got. There  could not be any mistake as to the  meaning then." " No they didn't  wait until I got through." <k I  should say they didn't. Why when  you said you had onh7 a few remarks  to make, I thought they'd raise the  roof."'  Attorney : You say you had  called to see Miss Billings and were  at the house at the time the burglary was committed ? Witness: Yes  sir. Attorney: Then how did it happen that when the prisoner dashed  into the room and assulted you,  37ou leaped through the window  and went home, making no attempt  to defend the lad}7 or give the  alarm ! Witness : I thought it was  her   father.  W. J. QUINLAN, D.D.S.  DENTIST  Mara Block,  Baker Street, Nelson  Special attention given to crown and bridge  work and the painless extraction of teeth by  local anesthetics.  Refreshing Summer Beverages.  Kb I ale;.' Celery  Sarsapar  ilia and- iron.    Ginger  -*����� J) ~rVVa|  ti  Are receiving Seasonable Goods for the best trade  of Nelson in the lines of  CR  VICTORIA    VANCOUVER    NELSON  ardware  9  COFFEE  The qualit}7 is the best and the prices are  right. As alwa3rs, our stock of Crocked  and Glassware is full and being added to  as needed........ ;..'..-    RKPATRiCK & Wilson  LINSEED  OIL  TURPENTINE  HARD OILS  VARNISHES  STAINS  LIQUID  FILLERS  SVI1XED   PAINSTS  ENAMELS  WHITE LEAD  -4h y Wra  _ Ir_  1  P. O. BOX 63.  Te lephoncg  a,i?a,  5  son  ��  ^\A7"pk  want    to   enlighten    our  little   world   about   us in  to   Wall Paper  Buying.  We  ner  regard  want you to know that right here  37ou will find the Choicest, Cheapest  and Cheeriest patterns. Buy nowhere till 3rou have looked about  37ou enough to see what we are  showdng. We don't want 3-ou to  bu37 from onty examining our stock  but we want 37ou to see other stocks  and know the superiority of    .. . .  urs.  Drug a  aker and Stanley Sts., Nelson.  n  H.  D.   HUHE,  Manager.  Now Open to the Public ....  GENEREL HARDWARE, STOVES, MINING SUPPLIES,  LAMPS AND LAMP GOODS, PLAIN AND FANCY. Agents for  Armstrong & Morrison's Ore cars���the best in the market.  Send or call and get prices.  ioors, Sashes and Turned Work,  Office Fittings.  rackets  open  New Building, New Furnishing, Steam Heat in ever3r Room,  Ever37thing Stricth7 First-Class, Large and Well-Lighted  Sample Rooms.  Corner Vernon  and Ward Streets.  ELSON, B.C.  THIS WEEK AT  9  Satisfaction Guaranteed.    Prices Reasonable.  Dress Goods, Ladies' Capes and jackets.     A   large  assortment to choose from.  We carry a full line of Clothing, Gent's Furnishings, Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes. Our prices on  these lines are ri_rht.  T  9  9  &  ~i  H  nWMffmMJBTUBAM  wsra^fflnssans!^^  ^^^^^s^^sm^mwmmmsmimmimsm,  v&smmimcTwmvamm* IO  THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  a' f.'  {la yyi'  Ii y iy ii  ��� yiyi  mum  "i .,(?*������< it  !   ffcj  If  . -1 '' ?<e4i  if u E?f   ;  r f t-.nti.  ijl! Hi' j!  ; irs s   ii  |���  ! J-l'i  ii  ���Ht-i if .-j.  $8.  > \l '.if.  tiilfc  .-X.i~.lC-- j.- X- Jl_u A^Ia-i  ulrf  $ p.'lf  J 'y  5--V  -Hi  I, li  j:  V  i  r  1  i  \  i  I  ii  I  I  f   I  I  I  I  I  ;, j  It!  ill  I'  ii  I'!  ^PROVINCIAL    SECRETARY'S    OFFICE.  ' His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor has  been pleased to make the following appointment:  ���     '       . 25th May, 1S98.  AV.' F. Robertson, of the City of Montreal,  Esquire, B A, So., to be Provincial Mineralogist,  vice William A Car]vie, Esquhe, resigned  undermentioned  of Votes, under the  the " Redistribution  "PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE,  ��� y."    ; 20th May, 1S9S.  JI is  Honour   the   Lieutenant-Governor   has  "been pleased to appoint the  persons to be'Collectors  provisions of section 10 of  Act, 1S08," namely:  John I). Sibbald, of Revelstoke, for the Revelstoke Riding, West Kootenay Electoral Dis-  t^iet. ���������"���   '-���  Alexander Lucas, of Kaslo, for the Slocan  Riding,West Kootenay Electoral District,  Roderick F. 1 olmie, of Nelson, for the Nelson  Riding, West Kootenay Electoral District.  John Kirkup, of Rossland, for the Rossland  Riding, West Kootenay Electoral District.  And  His   Honour   the Lieuteriant-Go-ernor  has been  pleased   to appoint  the   undermen  tioned person to be a  under "the provision of  Act. namely :  In the former Electoral District of West Kootenay, George A. McFarland, of Nelson.  Distributing-  section  17  of  Collector,  the said  LIST.OF NAMES OF VOTERS AND APPL!-  CA&TS TO BE'PLACED'ON THE VOTERS'  L5ST, TRANSFERRED FROM SOUTH RID-  IKG TO NELSON RIDING, WEST KOOTENAY ELECTORAL DESTRICT :  Adams John Alexander, Rykert, miner. Adie  Fred, Fort Sheppard', hotelkeeper. A ike ahead  Alex. D., .Nelson, clerk. Aldous.Herbert, Nei-  son, accountant. Allan Alexander, Aelson,  carpenter. Allan John,' Nelson,' steamboat  .man. Allen James Crothers, Ymir', merchaut.'  Allen Tho burn, Nelson, bookkeeper. Anderson John, Nelson, miner. Anderson James,  Nelson, purser. Anderson Joseph, Kootenay  River, rancher. Amiable John Ed w ard, Neison, agent. Applewhaite Edward, Nelson,  rejxl estate agent. Armstrong James Albert,  Nelson, veterinary surgeon. Arrousmith John,  Goat kiver. rancher. Arthur Edward C.-, Nelson, physi(i;in. Arthur, Matthew S., Nelson,  free miner. Ashpitel Walter Shepherd, Nelson  s o d a w a ter 1 a bo u r e r. A s k e w ' J a i n e s, Nelson,  miner. Asselin Arthur, Nelson miner. Aver.-.  Henry IR,  xN'.elson, blacksmith.  Hall William,  William 11.,-do.,  do., merchant,  chant.     Barrie  Nelson,   tinsmith.      Bam bury,  , carpenter. Bannerman James.  Baunerman  John,  do-.,  mer-  Peter,   do.,    miner.      Barrett  Albert,   do.,   butcher.      Barrett   Thomas,- do.,  miner.    Barton Frederick   William, do., teamster.    Bates Fred, do., miner.  Banghen James,  do, laborer.     Baxendale Richard,  do,  miner.  Baxter John Bradford, do, plasterer.     Beaslev,  Charles Edward, do, railway employe.   Beattie  James,  do,   teamster.     Beck   Harry   R.,   Fori  Sheppard,   carpenter.      Beer  George   Stafford,  Nelson, railway employe.    Bell John, do, lumberman.     Bellamy   Henry   Rose,   do,   mining-  broker.    Rennet William, Ymir, miner.    Berry  Thomas, Nelson, lumberman.    Bigelow George  A., do, trader.    Blackwell William Walter, do,  produce dealer.    Blanchard   Charles, do, painter.    Blundell Richard  do, miner.    BoiceSam  viol,   do,   miner.      Bond   Judas,   do,   laborer.  Booth  Thomas, do, merchant.    Booth Arthur,  do, insurance agent.    Boulton   Arthur Henry,  do, civil engineer.    Bourke James, Fort Sheppard,   miner.    .Bowes  Joseph  II., Nelson,   barrister.      Boyd   Ja.incs,   do,   miner.      Bradford  Ralph, do, stenographer.    Bradford   Ralph, do.  stenographer.        Bradley   Robert   Henry,   do.  o'erk.    Bradley John Charles, do, miner.  Bradley   Frederick John,  do,  painter.    Brrnt  William,    Rykert.   miner.      Brewster   Archibald.  Goat River, contractor.    Brewster  Donald, do  Brewster    Peter,    do,    timekeeper.        Brit.ton  Frank,   Ymir.   mine o\vn<-r.    Brown   William.  Nelson,   miner.      Brown  Thomas,   do,   miner.  Brown Thomas,   do.   prospector.     Brown   Thomas, do. assayer and chemist.    Brown Charles  Southwell Mnssingberd, do, bank clerk. Brock-  man  Sidney Yates,  do,  merchant.    Buchanan  Arthur  Hamilton,   do,   bank   niaiurger.      Bu-  James   Kitchen,  do.  steamboat   man.  Jolm   Gregory, do, freight  truckman.  Alfred,   do,   miner.      Burns   Richard  do,   drug clerk.     Burns   Michel,   do.  Burns    Patrick    Henry,    do,    cattle  Burngcat   Archibald   G.   do.   clerk.  Andrew, Ymir, miner.    Bush Howard,  clerk.     Butler   James   F..  do, miner.  Byrne Michael James, do, bus driver.  Cairns Andrew. Ymir, mining engineer. Cal-  brick AVesley, Nelson, carpenter. Caldwall  John, do, laborer.    Caldwell William Jolm, do.  chanan  Bunyan  Bunker  Ronald,  miner.  dealer.  Burgess  Nelson,  grocery clerk. Cameron Hugh Robert, do, agent  .Cameron' Charles, do. miner.    Cameron James,  Eojtenay Kiver, miner. ���-''Campbell Allan, Nel-  .-on, merchant. Campbell Frank, do. miner.  Lanipbell John, do, mariner. * ampbell Angus,  do, sieamboat roam Campbell Arthur James,  Ymir, miner. Campbeil John, Neison. steamboat man. , Campbell'Johnston '-Ronald Campbell, do. mining engineer. Cary George Lu-  nell, Ymir. minor. Carrie Alexander, Nelson,  contractor. Gar.'ey Robert Henry, do, commission agent. Cowley Edward, do, carpenter.  Chandler Frederick C, do, surveyor. Chapman Henry, c!<>, engii.ee". CI ipman Joseph  Howe,   do, .miner.     Christie   unarles David  ohn, do, broker. Chcsiuitt John Robert,  Ymir, minor. , Chesley Edward, Nelson, conductor. Clark John 0- clfrey, do, telegraph  operator.' Clavis ..William Alexander, do,  miner. Clements Austin Henry, do, hotel  keener. Collin Thomas Augustus, do,-miner.  Colfii.s .Rim. do. farmer. Con way James, do.  miner. Conway Patrick, do, miner. Conner  Henry Edmund, do, ch-rk. Conned John Wo -  ley, do, carpenter, Council 'William, do. con-  t.racti'>r. Cookson Wilfred, do, laborer. Cooner  Riehard 1 nomas, do. Clerk, Cordingley Edward, do. clerk. Corlett Robert, do, miner.  Castelio William A., do, clerk. <'ousins Herbert ' i''-hc-, do clerk. Coucii V< illiam, Koot  ���u.i. Riv -.r, ranc ier. Coulter Samuel Fgeitcn,  Ymir.-miner, v rawford v\ illiam, Neis-'ii, carpenter. Creamer Christopher Ja.mes, Ymir,  miner. Criddle Percy, N'elson. bookkeeper.  Groaisda.ilo Henry Edward, clo. commercial  manager. , Crowe Elbridge, do,, teamster.  '���. ummiiigs '.Frederick Norman, do. miner.  Ounimings Norman McLeod. do,-soda wa er  maker. C umn.ing George Bell living, do.  clerk. ( unimiiiS Henry Colin, Procter's Landing, lighthouse keeper. Curran Edward John,  Nelson, hotelkeeper. .  Dalpe Aldric, fve^son.miner. Dav'es Thomas  J., Ji< otenay River, rancher. Davys Montague Stanley, .Nelson, engineer. I>a.\ is Gomer,  do. .cleru. Davis Ji-natluin, clo. miner. Ravies  >\ illiam Huntley, do. electrician, Paw.-on  Ja.mes, do. hute.keeper. Daw.-on Thomas,, do,  miner. J)a> Oscar William, do, te'egraph operator. Rayon .lames, do, miner, Deli-~mith  Chambers, do, journalist. Derrah MarsiiaJJ.  do, miner. Derrah Marshall, do, miner. De-  ell Peter, do, hotelkeeper. .Dickon William  John Gillespie, do, mining broker. ,��'ixo U il-  iia.'M John t rdh-.-pie, do. broker. Billon John  Oorma.ck.'do. tailor. Dimock A\ illii-un J., (io.  miner. Ijoc erili Francis E'imond, Ymir,miiier.  Rouahue . \\ i Rain, -Ne^on, teamster, Donnelly Jariies.. H'ort sheppard, rancher. Donovan  Tim, Kootenay Kiver, carpenter.    Dorev John.  V\:ilii;tm Ernest, Ryuert.  ..Nelson,   tevv, lyr.    Row-  do,  r-leik.     l.;o-v   /Jex-  l lev   A !exa.iider.   do  Goal  N el-  painter. Green John Robert, do, school  teacher. Greer Christopher Whitton, do.,  smelterman. Griffiths George Henry', do, teamster. Guise George, do, clerk. . Gurh John, do,  cook. ��� ���; .-.'  ���'' Flaines Hubert Bolton,' Nelson, .'bank ��� clerk..  Hall Abraham, do, bricklayer. Hall H.erb.ert.  Ernest, do, dentist. Hall William H., "db,-pros-  pector: T-Iall W'iliiam, do, telegraph operator.  H&lliday Thomas, do, stonemason. Hale George  Washington, do, shipwright. Haley James, do,  blacksmith. Hamber Claud S.F., do, agent.  Hamilton John, do,, C.P.R. agent. Hamlin  Ferdinand, Ymir, miner. Hanson Wilhelm,  Nelson, hotelkeeper. I-Ianna William Lome,  do, blacksmith.' Hannington Robert Wetmore,  do, solicitor, etc.     Harber Charles, Sanca, free  gentle-  Harg.reaves  John James, do,  fainier.  Dove  Pover  Jacob,  'illi.sni   Henry,  do,   engineer  Nel-on,  iiiiiu-r.  ing-   \V  .I,- dt-r.  -i.-mtieei-. Dcjw       Jolm Wd.-on,  .iiver.   ar.cher.    Do; le   William   Samui--  -on,   i-dntractor.        Rnyle   G='.urg- .   do,  i ;o\ le G.;orge, do. elor> .       rise o 1 Johi'i J  lo.   butcher     L.-riscoil, Tlioina,^ J..   Fort  c'eik.  seph,  Shep  _   i  ���ard, out t a.ctoi- i��rew Richard A. iliiaui, N��.  son, ('. P. i:. employe. D-yd. n Jbh'-, do  moulder. Dummei Henry, ..o., c rpuviii.  i iiiIpi mei J OS' p!i, do. farmer, Duinont Jo epi>.  ��� lo, labor r. L>uuo n A\'iiiiam .\ lexamier, do.  mimng bro er, Runcan i hnm-is J., iio. n i er.  iiune.i-.u Thomas J-'hn-on, do, mine ma; agor,  Dumop John, d��->, miner.  Egan  Thoma-, Nelson, teamster. Elliott  rederick, do, barrister at law. Elliott Harold  Clinton, do, shipwright. Elliott John, do,  barrister. ' Ellis George, AVaneta, rancher,  iiinory Arthur Dunham, Nelson, merchant,  Emerson Frank Elliott, Aelson,clerk. English  James, Kootenay Kiver, laborer. English  Thomas, Kootenay River, laborer. Ettar  Charles, Kelson, lumberman. t-vans Henrs  Jones, do, .'merchant. Ewart Alexander  Charles, do, architect. Eplett Ernest, do.,  miner.  Farwell Arthur Stanhope, Nelson, civil ei."  gineer. Faron Joseph, do., miner. Feena,,  William, do., miner. Ferguson Edward, do.',  clerk. Feriand Arthur, do., merchant. Finla^  Archibald, do., miner.' Finlay Jotham, do,  miner. Fi.uuc.ane Francis Jose|ih, do, accountant. Flahiff Edward, do, miner. Fletcher  Fnxnk, do, land commissioner. Fletcher John,  do, tailor. Fletcher .John Ownsworth, do,  printer. Fleet John, do, carpenter. Flewry  Albert, do, painter. Flynn Tliomas, Ymir,  miner. Flynn Thomas, Nelson, miner. Ford  Arthur, do\ wood dealer. Forlett John, do,  section foreman. Forbes Frederick Henry, do,  miner. Forster Arthur P., Kootenay River,  engineer. Forrester A Ran, Ymir, miner. Foster Howard M.Nelson, farmer. Eraser Roderick D , do, miner. Eraser John, do, accountant, Freer Harry Cortlandt, do, civil engineer.  Frost Edward, do, steam litter.  ' Gabriel George Francis, Nelson, steward.  Gallon Thomas, do, merchant. Gallagher  Patrick John, do., hotelkeeper. Galfiher  William Alfred, do, barrister at law. Gamble  Arthur Gordon, do, accountant. Gamble  Francis Clarke, do, civil engineer. Gibson  John Ayton, do, druggist. G iff en Terrence  Hamilton, do, registrar. Gignac Joseph, do.,  laborer. Gillctt William, clo," carpenter. Gilchrist George Nicol, do, agent. Gilker James  A., do, merchant. Goepel William John, do,  inspector of offices. Goldsmith Frank G, do,  farmer. Goodwin Charles Frederick Smith, do,  hotelkeeper. Good Herbert E., do, clerk.  Goodeve Herbert George, clo, accountant. Gordon John Gilfillan, do, bookkeeper. Gordon  Arthur Lindsay, do, miner. Gosnell William,  do., brewer. Graham George W., do, conductor. Graham Robert Williamson, do, boiler  maker. Graham William, do, miner. Graham  John Robert, do, clerk. Graham William H.,  do, shoemaker. Groham Hartley, do. telegraph  operator. Graham Enoch, do, barber. Grant  Edward, do, teamster. Grant W'iliiam Hume,  do., accountant. Grantham Frank, Ymir,  notary public. Gravel Frank, Nelson, miner.  Gray George Washington, do, engineer. Gray.  Pi?r'ropont Hamilton, do, engineer. Gray  Robert Scott, do, carpenter.     Green Jacob, do",  miner.  man.   Harrison Horace Ridgway, do, accountant.   Harrison Ligh   Richmond,'-do  barrister.  Harper Frank B., do, musician. Harry William  J., do. laborer. - Hay ward Charles jr.,'do, clerk  Hayward William,  do,  miner.     Heathcote G,  V. . Bruce, do, clerk.   Hebden Bernard Sydney,  do, plumber.   Hebden Frank Englis, clo,"plumber.   Heddle Robert,  do, carpenter.     Heddle  Malcolm, clo, baker.   Hepburn John,  do,  carpenter.     Herring   AVilliam John,   do,   miner.  Hicks James,   do,   clergyman.     Hill   Wyman  ���John, do, printer.     Hillyer Charles,  do,  builder.      Hirsch    John,   clo,   surveyor.     Hirsch  Jol n,do, provincial land surveyor.  Hipperson  Artuur .iohn, clo, tinner.     Hoag John Morley,  do, photographer. ���   Hodge George'/Gad erihead,  do, telephone superintendent. Hod/gins Arthur  E\, do," civil   engineer.     Hoclsoh  W'iliiam,  clo,  baggage man.   Hogg James, do, photographer.  Holbrook    George,   do,   .scavenger.     Holden  Isaac,    clo,    hotelkeeper.     Holdieh    Augustus  Henry, do,  assayer.     Holt Grange Viret,  do,  bank manager.    Hoover Newlin,  do,  rancher.  Houghton /Charles    Molyneux,    do,,  miner.  Houston John,   do, ��� printer.      Howard  Harry,  Fort Sheppard, miner.   Howard John, Nelson,  watchmaker.    Tluckerley Peter, do, telegraph  operator. Hughes Mitchell, do, laborer.  Hugo-,  nin Charles, "do,   miner.     Ilumfrey    William  Keys, Ymir,  livery stable keeper.  Hume Horace Duncan,  Nelson,  hotelkeeper.     Hume J.  Fred,   do,   merchant.'     Hunter   Thomas,   do,  mechanic.  Hunter George Alex, do, insurance  agent.      Hurry  Frederick Knight,  do,  dairyman.      Hurry'Robert,   do,   baker. '.-Huseroft  James,   Kootenay  River,  rancher.      Huseroft  William R.,   Kootenay  River,  rancher.      Huseroft    George,     Rykert,   miner.       Houghton  Arthur Case, Nelson, farmer.'  'J lice Robert, Nelson, constable. Ironside  Vv.illiam Nelson, do, butcher. Irvine Frederick,  do, mermant. Irvine Herbert Thomas,'.'do,,  (derk. IrVine William,,do, merchant. 'Irving'  John Alexander, do, merchant. Irving Edward Bond, do, free miner. l.rwin Albert,  Nelson, miner. Irwin Percy, do, bank messenger.  Jackson George A., Nelson, butcher. Jackson  John D, do, miner. Jackson . tain son, '' do,  butcher. Jackson Frank Andrew, do, packer.  Jameson William 'Morley, do, (derk. Jarvis  Colborne       Dennis, elson, policeman.  Jarvis Frederick William, do, miner.  Jaynes Percy Franklin, do, merchant. Jefferson Albert, kootenay Kiver, laborer. Jeffreys  Albert, Nelson, miner. Jeffreys Albert, do,  brakeman. Jeszkowicz Charles, do, watchmaker. Johnson Axel, do,'hotel keeper. Johnson Archie Alain waring, do. biirrister and solicitor. Johnson Abraham Nicholas, do, hotel  man. Johnson George H, do, miner. Johnstone George, do, customs officer. Johns Solomon, do, hotel keeper. Jove John, do, contractor. Jowett William Austin, do, real estate  agent.  Kalb, Alford Frederick,* Kootenay river,  rancher. Kearns Henry, Nelson, miner.  Kealey Michael, do, miner. Keays t=eorge  ��� lerbe'rt, Ymir, cook. Keefer George H. Nelson, lumberman. Keefer John M., do, teamster. Keefer John Mole, do, merchant. Keefer  I'homas S, do, cook. Keefe David, Ymir,  aotel keeper. Kelly Aaron hartt, Nelson,  miner. Kempling William Ernest, do, mason.  Kent Thomas, do, steamboat man. Kilby  Ernest, do, carpenter. Kilby John Fryer, do',  watchman. King Ernest, do, commission merchant. Kinahan Tliomas, do. bank clerk,  Kirk, John Albert, do, surveyor. Kirkpatrick  Iohn A., do, clerk. Kirkpatrick Edward, do,  miner. Klaveno .iohn, Ymir, teamster. Knight  William. Ymir, miner. Knowles John, Nelson,  /lairvmen. Knoulton Albert, Ymir, dairyman.  iCydd George, Nelson, bank manager.  Lalrance Elzear Mazaire, Kootenay Lake,  rancher. Lamont Peter, Nelson, druggist.  Lamont John, do, carpenter. Lambert William  m ubert. do, hotelkeeper. Lance Richard, do,  bridge builder. Lawler Edward Miles, Goat  Kiver Landing, cook. Lawrin Adeior, Nelson,  carpenter. Rawr W'iliiam, do, bricklayer.  Lawrence James, do, hardware merchant.  Lawson David, do, laborer. Lemon Robert E,  do, merchant. Lennox George Luther, clo,  barrister. Lennie Robert Scott, do, student at  law. Levasseur George, do, cook. Lewis  David Owen, do, civil engineer. Lewis Isaac,  do, miner. Lillie William Graham, do merchant. Lillie Thomas Lester, do, boot and shoe  merchant. Lingrell John Fred, Rykert, miner.  Little Fred G, Goat Kiver, rancher. Living'-  tone Lanchlan McLean, Nelson, clerk. Lomer  Edward, Nelson, miner. Long Robert J, Kootenav River, fireman. Lott Albert Edward,  Nelson, merchant. Loudin Clifford P, do, porter. Lougheed Isaac, do, miner. Lowes John  XV, do, "clerk. Lusk David, do, miner.  Lusk, David, do, free miner. Lynk Alexander, Goat River Landing, carpenter. Lys  Francis Brian, Nelson, clerk.  Macdonald Neil, Ten Nile Point, hotelkeep"i\  Macdonell Henry rCdwa.rd, Nelson, freight  agent     Macdonald Hugh, Ymir,  miner.    Mac-  Harry, do, laborer.   Malone John J., do, hotel-  keeper,   MalJoy Michael,  do, miner.   Maltby  Charles, do, drayman.   Manhart George' Har-  land, do, brakeman.    Markell William, do, rancher.     Marks   Alfred   John, do,  hotelkeeper.  Maivhall Thomas K,  do, miner.    Martin Robert, do, clerk.   Martin John Robert,  do, clerk.  Martin  George Edward   Campbell,   do,   merchant. -'Masi'-n Thomas, do, miner.     Matheson  John H,  do, barber.   Matheson George, do, laborer. .Maimsell Richard EdAvyn Hare, do, min-  iiig.    iVlawririaim Paul, do,  miner.   May Thomas B., do, barber.   Median Martin, do; miner.  Meilor Joseph Edward do, miner.   M.err\ field  John, do, 'miner.    Merchant Charles, do, miner.  Mighton   Samuel  J., do,  merchant.    Mighton  Benjamin  Beebe, do,  clerk.   Miles  John,  do,  mi-er.       Miller   Joseph   Alfred,   Goat   River  Gro-sing,  carpenter.    Mills Sandford.   Nelson,  hotelkeeper.   Mills Sanford, do, miner.   Mills  Edward   James, clo, merchant.    Mil's Thomas  Alfred, do, sign painter.   Mitchell Charles, do,  railroad    man.      MifcheH   George-Henry,   do,  e gone-.    Molsen  Ch: rl s,   Bcundary, miner.  Mu  aghan   Michael    Chaj-les,    ai-I-od,   miner.:  Monroe Arnot.  clo,  trainman.    Moutreuil  Eugene, dn, niiner   Moore.Abner Wellington, clo,'  contractor    -'M"orgai'i   Jolm,   Kootenay   River,  rai cher    Morice  Daviu -'!'; Frederi? ton,  ho* el-  keeper    Morden George Herbert, Nelson, clergyman      Mo'*ris     David,   clo,  civil '.engineer.  Morrison    Hugh,    Rykert,    miner.       Morrison  V\ illiam Jolm James, Kelson barber ; Moriarty  Thomas,   do,   laborer       Moyie    William,   do,  miner . Mnir   Andrew  Crichton,, do,  barrister-  Munro   John,   do,   carriage   builder    Murphy  Malachias, Ymir, miner   Mussen"Horace  Wil-  berforce, Nelson, assa j er.c  McAlman John Abrah.am, Nelson, carpenter.  McArthur Duncan, clo, carpenter.      McArthur  .lames, do, laborer.    McArt hur Glen Allen, do,  carpenter."    McArthur   Robert,   do,   laborer,  MoKta.h Du< can Archibald, do sa-oon keeper."  McCandli-h William Edgar,  do.   laborer.    M,t -  ��� aiiaJand  Hugh, do, laborer.    M< C-ulJoch Andrew  Lake,  do, civil eng nee ,    M C < ary A]-'  beri; do, miner.    McCr.eath   Junie-,  do,   harci-  ware   merchant,     McDonald   Alexander, do,  clerk     MeE'oiici.ld IJuio n, clo, carpenter.    M.c-  I'onald   Jolm,   clo,   laborer,''  McDonald John  Angus, do. uiim-r     McDonald James, no, merchant.     McDonald  Price,  Sanca, niiner.    Mc-  Romdd John hugh,  NiRon,   blacksmith.    Mc-  Go..aid   Duncan   A., do,  rancher.     McDonald  'A iliiam Clmrlton. do, clerk. McDonald Angvis,  do,   li- eman.    McDou^all   Roberl,  do, laborer.  McFarland George, do. contractor.   McFarlano  Run an A  do, customs officer. .VicFarlane Tho-  ,  mas,   Sanca,  miner.    AicFarlane    Wiliiam   G.,  Ne.son,   physician.       McGhie   James   B.,.  do,  buil.ier.      McGrath   Miehac],   do,   bridgemar....  ���������icHardy Charier Fori.es, do. laborer.  Mclnms  Israel, Goat  Ri\er   Landing,   blacksmith    McKay  Cbailes .A..  Nei.-on. pip-pector.    McKay  tephe-', do, carj. enfir, iVlclO y James, do, /  black-mith. McKenlly, vlahevv R..co, carpenter. Mclvim John Hetbe t, do, mi- er. Mc-  IviJop Ate.xaader L vvson, do. ass yer. Me-  :\innon Alex P., do. chief of police. McKi'nnon  Co van i^ do, iaboiv r. McKinnoi. John Joseph,  v\'aiieta, coutrtictor. McKirdy 1 )h\ i'R v\ ater-  !oo Lancling, p-o-{)eotor: McLaren John, .\i-.l-'  -on, a< coumanl. MrLarty A-ohibHd, ��� o, con-  :iaclor MeLa chie John, do, surveyor. Mc-  Laiuhlan Wiuiain Lee,'do, niiner. Mc-Le n  David K., do, miner. McLean Samuel, do,  John, do, plumber. MeLeau  contractor'. McLennan William  ;>, fi'i.e nunt-i. .McLenn^ji i avitl,  . McLennan John Ail-n. Nelson  .cin.an John Chark-s, Sanca fi\ e  nnai John Charles, sanca, free  Ymir, po-imaster. Mo-  ���1 on, in nmg. Mc! cod  John Henry do,'  Aden,  do,  miner.  cook. Mei e--n  ���a iiliam C, do.  Thorn  s. Sniiivi  ��� ie, free -mim   .  ��� a. orer.     Mc.  miner.    McL  miner.    iVlci.eod John,  Leo-1 Robert. G r\ in, N  ���\ei'. clo,   miimr.    iVlcMannu-  carpenter.    McMillan Flenry  UcMorris David  Wihi,. m George,  James, tio, cartel  i ri ian.  cha-k.  nurcha;  t -.'Cior.  :.   do,  mariner.    MoMorris  do,    prmte.-.        iVl c Samara-  3J*.    McPhee James clo, eh e-  MirPherson    'I homas    ���- hanks,    do,  McQuo n  Thomas   Ivingsbury,   Ymir,  t        Vlcin-    John, Nelson,   wood con-  Mo Vean H i  h, do, carpenter.  don aid Reginald Murray, Nelson, barrister-at-  liiw. iMacfarlane Dm can Rrodie, do, freight  checker, Mackay Murdoch, do. clerk. Madden Anthonv, do, carpener. Madden Thomas,  do. hotelkeeper. M>grand George Obarles, do,  brewer.    Alahon Frank, do,  miner.    Malanson  Naden George H, Nelson, lumberman. Nee-  lands' Hamilton George, do, . photographer.  Neelands James, do, photographer. Nectaries  Samuel, do, merchant. Nelson Robert Oliver,  do, free miner. Neison John Thomas, do, butcher. Newman Frederic Leslie, do, free miner  Newbound Albert, Ymir, butcher. Newton  William Melville, Fort Sheppard, agent. Neu-  ling Onslow, Nelson, contractor. N'ewington  Arthur    Wilmott,   Rykert,    miner. New it t  Thomas Henry, Nelson, clerk. Nitz Ernest, do  miner. Nixon james, do, carpenter. Nixon  Hugh, do, millwright. Nolan John Height,  Waiieta. customs officer. Noonan Patrick, Nelson, miner. Northridge Charles. Ymir, miner.  Noxon Alfred Tennyson, Nelson, jeweller.  Nunn George, do, accountant.  Gates John, Nelson, butcher. O'BrJan  Nicholas. Sanca, free niiner. Oddie Thomas  Henry, Ymir, blacksmith. O'Driscoll George  R G, Nelson, capitalist. O'Farrell Thomas R,  do, draughtsman. Olds Charles, Rvkerr,  miner. O'Noil John, Goat River, minor.  O'Reilly Martin, Nelson, clerk. Osier Francis  Llewellyn, do, broker. Owen George Herbert,  do, gentleman.  Palmer Charles Henry", Nelson, gentleman.  Pauquette Joseph Alfred, do, telegraph oper; -  tor. Park Thomas, Waterloo Landing, prospector. Parkes Ernest, Nelson, prospector. Partridge George, do, government official Tarki  Joseph, do, prospector Parkinson Thomas, d<  traveller Parr Sterling Young, do, builder  Patterson James M, do. druggist Paterson  John, do, engineer Patton John Ray, Sanca,  miner. Patenaude Joseph Orila, Nelson, -watchmaker I'ayzant James Austin, Ymir, phvsician  Pearse William, Nelson, miner Peck Arthur  Warren, do, accountant Peel Thomas Leopold  do, broker Pepin Joseph, do. bricklayer Perks  Harry Burton, do, clerk Peters Francis AVhite,  clo, general freight agent Pettingill William  Greer, do, druggist Phair Edwin"*], do, hotel-  keeper Phair Henry Jasper, do. clerk Pierre  Samuel Deal, do, tailor    Pinkerton John Brad- THE NBI.SON ECONOMIST.  ii  \oat River, clerk Piper Albert, Nelson,  f Piatt George, Kootenay Lake, miner  .Ernest Sheldrieh, Nelson, clerk Pocock  U do, painter -Pollok Hew W'iliiam Fer-'  '! do, merchant, Pollard William B, do,  r'Pool Alexander, do, clerk Pope  as, do, miner. Pordey Charles William,  3eretary.     Porter Jay C, do,  contractor  ���'i Evelyn Archer,  do, commission agent  o Arthur, do, mining broker    Pratt Fred  y-otenay River, rancher'    Price John Tho-  jVmir, teamster   Purkis Stephen Charles,  ?n, plasterer. Purdy Amos, do, clerk.  " j '   '   - - - ' '. '���'-.���������'  (nn Arthur. Ne'son, miner.  Lich Rdward P, Nelson/lumberman.  Keith,  clo.  Robert, do, miner,  do, miner.    -  Vincent Henry, Manville,  Reid    ���  agent     Reith John,  __3t.a, rancher   Revsbeck  Andrew   H,   Nel-  -oteikeeper   Richardson William, do, caf-  .r   Rich trdson Frederick, clo, clerk   Rich-  ()n rHiliyard  John,  do, clerk    Richardson  _Jge -W. ��� do,  real estate, agent      Reister-r  -:)rt,  do, brewer   Reisterer Julius  Robert,  fewer   Ringrose Josepli H do, electrician  in Henry, do, miner   Ritchie- George, clo,  ���man   Riviere Narcisse, Ymir; miner Rob-  John, NeRon, carpenter   Roberts William,  miner     Robertson   James   Roderick,   do,  jng   company's   manager    Robillard Jere-  jdo, miner   Robillar    Jeremie,  do.  miner  Dinson   Roberr,   do,   carpenter       Robinson  iam P, do.deputy  sheriff*   Robinson  Wi'-  Goorge,  do   hotelkeeper    Robson George  ,o, clerk    Rolfe Willi-.nrNicholas, do. saw-  Roper Edward,  clo,  bricklayer   Ro-  S. do, lumberman Ro<sAL*-xander,  Rykert, miner    Ross  on.   tailor     Rowley Jefin  J!  Jame-s  itiiiii  bifbrd  joiner   Ross  pnei'Se  Oliver,  N<-  [ard Frederick, do, brewer  Roy Andre, do,  (J-r,   Roy  S mon,   do.   miner   Roy   'Lhomas  pnege,   do.   mi? er    Roy   Henry,  Sanca,   free  ���jjr   Rudd   Henry   Vittoria,  Nelson,   clerk.  ��� tf.ellJEdmiihd  Clowes, do,  gentleman    Rus-  RiEdmund (Uowes.   do,  minm-   Russell Pa'-  JRegJ oseph. do, commission .merchant   Ru-seil  jiam  Amies]ey, do,   engineer     RuHieiford  ���liam. do. druggist    Rutherfnrd David WaR  r,do  po-toffice clerk    Rykert John   Charles  v.oimdary; customs officer.  Wade ,Cliff, Nelson, laborer. Wulcroft  Charles, do,,section man: Waldie William, do  clerk. Walker Arthur, do, miner. Avaldrori  Thomas Harry, Rykert, miner. Wallace James  H, Nelson, merchant. Wallace James, do, laborer, walley Albert Thomas, do, merchaut.  Warburton James, do, fireman. .Ward Harry  H, do, miner. Ward Harry Hume, do, agent.  Ward.Thomas M," do, miner. ward William  Arthur, do, hotel keeper, ward William A, do  ���mine-i1. wasson William Ernest, do. accountant. Watson.John, do, railway clerk, watson  William, do, miner, weir John Franklin, do  merchant, welsh John, clo, carpenter, west  Frederick, do, lancher. west waiter William,  do, rancher. westaway Frank, clo, cook,  whalley Edwad P, do, miner, wheeler Alfred,  do, tinner. white, Charles Edward, do,  laborer. white Stephen, do, hotelkeeper.  whittet Charles do., carpenter, /whiler  Jacob,     clo,   /carpenter. Wi liams     Owen  Cradoek, do, dyer. Williams Ge-->rge Charles,  do, contractor. Williams Henry Joseph, do,  contractor. Williams Thomas, do, miner.  Willbuuson Alfred, do,, railroad man. Williamson H red, do, miner. Wilis Alexander, do,  brewer. Wilson John, do, free miner. Wil-on  Peter Rdinond, do, barrister. Wilson Philip  L, do, rancher. Wilson William, do. miner  Wilson William John, do, butcher. Wilson  William, do, livery stable keeper. Wilson  John, ''o, miner.    WiRon Robert, do, manufac  turer. ' -igent.  wilbii'-   Fred,  Wilson H( r ;eit John, do, miner,  do.   laborer.      wild'e   AVilliam.  Edward Tliomas Highley, do, student at law,  Stevens George, Goat River Crossing, timber-  man. Stinsoii/ohn, Ymir, prospector. Stores  Robert Thomas, Nelson, C, P. R. roadmaster.  Swerdfeger William-Hei^tsy, do, miner.  Taylor' David, Nelson, carpenter. Taylor  Sidney Stockton, do, barrister,-'N.W..T-. Thompson/ames Edward, Goat River Crossing, carpenter. Thompson Francis /oseph, ',Nelson.-'  painter. Thomson Henry Bioughton, Nelson,  cler/c Thorpy Edmond, Kus/tonoo/t, free niiner. Tolmie Roderic/t Finlayson, Hume hotel,  Nelson, government official. '���'���-.'  Waterman Charles Augustus, Nelson, broker.  Williams Fredcric/0. Ry^erts, dredgeman.  Willis Chris tox>her, Salmo, teamster.  Certified correct, as distributed this 6th day  of June, 1S98.  GEO.  MCFARLAND,'-  -������  Distributing Collector.;  NOTICE.  Ymir, liver.v stable keeper. winenrls Robert  Aylm-r, Nelson free niiner. win field Harry,  do. miner. winter Cecil Burton, do, bank  clerk, wolvenon Charles Barn by,' do, gentleman. Avood Alfred Wills, do. miner, wood  Roberi, do, eating house keeper. woods  Geo-ge H, do, carpenter. Wright Frank, do.,  laborer.    Wright Harry, do, clerk.  Youny George, Nelso ���., laborer. Younir Allan Edward, .do,..lumber merchant- Yuill  Ro ert, do,'miner.  Is'oli:  H P/ilerk  lirt).  Barbe   Oh  rles,   Nelson,  let:   Sa  >eoley John Henry,  St  ,������...���   WJJ.  .....o,   _-,^.oui.,   jojir jiJist  A|,enn Peter, do. miner:    Sans6rh;V;hailes  B,  .. . do. miner; Scott  tfam.Ymir.   mine  o-Mier;   Scott  Lcna.rd  I,iy Won, bu: cher:    Jrcott Matthew Johnydo firt-  ���'-  ���    Seale James,   do,   teamst<vr;   Scale Jo-      do. teamster:    Healey  Charles   Id ward,  (__40ookkeeper;    teaman   William,  do...jnari  f  Seaman   Williim   Henry,  do,  mo'chant;  us  HarolL   do,   miner;    senkler    I-Cdrnnnd  iming,  do, solicitor;   fhaan m   Alexander  do,   farmer;. Shaw    Donald  Stewart,   do.  .;<;   Shaw Samuel Poole, do, clerk;   stieran  les,  do,  niiner;   Sicotte   Noel,  do,  fa.rmer:  jrpons   Ezekiel.   Rykert,   miner;     Simpson  ham   John,   Nelson,    bartender;     Sionotl  ij--j-;;r,  Rykerr,   farmer;    Sloan   William    Por-  lLRiS, Koofena.v River, rancher; Smart James.  .-on, merchant:   Smith John William, Ymir.  lkeeper:   Smith   William,  BL vi:i  \w  dt-h   William  ,liam  IPVid  Nelson,   rn'iier:  Siarmer,  no,   painter:    Smith  Sr.armer,   do,  panerhanyrer;     Smyth  cvin Grant, do, telegraph operator;   SnedcRn  Henry,  do,  steamhtter:    Soderfierg Os-  I r1 Cornelius,  do, miner:    Son tar.  Frederick,  ���'������banker1;    Spencer James Smith, 6", miner;  lancer William Gilmore, clo. tinsmith:   Spear  1   ;��!, do,   cook;    Sprott   William   Miller,  do,  jujeler;      Sproat   Gilbert   Hector   S-aw.   do,  | y/v-ine engineer;   Sproat Gilbert Mah-olmdo,  IajI agent;   Sproat James, do, laborer;   Sproat  pmas, do, carpenter;  Sproule Charles '��� 1 irk.  U| el rk:   Squire Fred, do. tai or;   Stamford  pes Leon-.rd. do, plumber:   Stanley Edward  ���Q-ll  do, prospector;    Stanley Gilbert, do, pho-  jrapher.  Stables  Will am, do, miner:   Star-  Hi'   Fred,   do,   comni ssion    agent; Steed  "prge, do, blacksmith: Steel Reginald James,  Vj laborer; Steele Dav d Jefferson, do, miner;  [ >ele George W elling-ton, do, clerk; Stein  "jjbert, clo, laborer:   Stearns Orange William,  i millvvritrht. Stephen John, clo, niiner;  ]jiphenson George, do, lin-mith:    Stephenson  mes, do, stenographer. Stewart Alexander.  tj.   bookkeeper;     Stewart   Theodosius   Alex-  rler, do, surveyor; Stewart Alexander Fin-  (r, do, carpenter;   Stewart Robert Ho den, do,  ning engineer; Stewart Charles, do, butler:   Stew-rt John, do, bank clerk;   Stewart  illiam F, do. miner; Storey Albert Edward.  \, miner; Stowe George, Sanca, fre ^ miner,  ranks John, Nelson, rancher; Strathern  oberr, do, jeweler; Strachan James Keith,  -, clerk. Strong William Henry, Rykert,  nner; Stuckey Richard, Nelson, carpenter,  utter Henry, do, laborer: Sully Walter John,  >, laborer; Swannell Frederick William, do.  lesrnan;5Swansborough Thomas John, do, bar-  nder; Swedberg Jons Pearson, do, miner;  /vedberg Jans Persson, do, niiner: Sykes  lfred Doyley, do, accountant; Symonds G  enry Hamilton, do, physician; Symonds  eorge Henry Hamilfc in. do, physician.  iTaite Herbert Bayntun, Nelson, free miner;  aite  Herbert Bayntun,  do,   druggist.     Tait  'itchell,   Ymir,   miner.       Tamblyn   Francis  rthur, Ymir, hetelkeeper.   Tapper Abraham,  j'elson, barber.   Taylor John Arthur, do, shoe-  jiaker.   Taylor William McGregor, do, broker.  'jeetzel William F, do, druggist.    Telford wil-  am, do, lineman.    Tenon Joseph, do, farmer;  'hompson William D,  do,  miner.     Thompson  -illiam J,  do,  carpenter.    Thompson  Robert  Jirchibill, Ymir, hotel clerk.    Thomson jolm  ">-"���-���-,   Nelson,   shoemaker.      Thomson   Ed-  kQn^ernon,  do, miner.    Thorpe Gabriel, do.  ..rpx/hter.       Thorburn   John,   Waterloo,   free  iner.    Thurman AVilliam Augustus,   Nelson,  erchant.    Todd Thomas, do, bricklayer. Tol-  n   John   AV, do,  miner.    Toye   Sydney How-  rd,     do,     miner.       Traves     Avebster    For-  nan,   do,   contractor.     Tregillis   Alfred,   do,  otel keeper.       Treloar   AVilliam,  do,  miner.  dnstall George C jr, do, clerk.    Turner John  nthony, do, clerk. Turner James Edward, do,  Mano tuner.     Turner Peter Bodycarne,   do,  Merchant.      Tuttle James Baldwin,   do, slioe-  aker.   Twigg Herbert Thomas, do, surveyor.  Vanstone Joseph H, Nelson, druggist.   Verge  SUPPLEMENTARY.  Al'an Christopher Hunter, Nelson, contractor and builder. Arrnitage Frederick, Halh  engineer. Atkinson Horatio Nelson, Nelson,  loc-'iiiotive engineer.  Barrett Dennis Joseph, Salmo, storekeeper.  Beasiey Harry Exeter, Nelson, supt. C.P.R  Rennett Thomas, Salmo, miner. Bradshaw  William Vernon. Goat RiArer Crossing, storekeeper Buckworth Arthur Bernard. Ymir.  free miner. Burden Thomas, Ymir, miner.  Billings Hugh Miller, Salmo, minei.  Canipbel' /ohn /ames. Nelson, mariner.  Campb'll, Archibald, Ne'son, laborer. Char-  boneau Napoleon, Ymir, miner. ChisholmAb-  rani, do, miner. Clark Francis Philip Campbell,, do, free miner. Coutts Thomas Alfred.  lo, miner. Craig Leonard, Nelson, clerk.  Crease Edward *lbert. Nelson, barrister at  aw.    Croteau Kugene, Ymir, free miner.  Dawson /ohn, Kuskonook, foreman. DaAv-  son Chai'les, Kuskonook, foreman. Deacon  Frank, Nelson, laborer. Delahav William,  Ymir blacksmith. Do Main George, Nelson,  miner. DesRrisay Merrill, do, merchant. Des-  Brisay Solomon, clo, merchant. .  Etcher  Edwards   Albert,   Nelson,   Avaiter.  /ohn, do, stone mason.  Forin John  Anch-eAV, Nelson,   County  Court  /udge.  Gleazer Percy/aines, Ymir, miner. Graham  Frank G., Nelson, barber. Green Frank Comp-  ton, do, PrOAdncial Land Suiweyor.  Hagan Frederick oberlin, Ymir, miner. Hall  Geor��e Arthur Benjamin, Nelson, physician.  Flarwood Joseph, do, laborer. Hearn /ames,  Salmo, miner. Hooper William Henry, Nelson,  mining operator.  /ackson Moses. Hall, engineer, /ackson/olm.  Kuskonook, laborer, /ohnson /ohn, Kuskonook, free miner, /ordon Edward, Goat River-  Crossing, timberman.  Keefer George Henry, Nelson, gentleman.  Keene Robert C, Ymir, miner. Kelly /antes.  Nelson, teamster. Kitchen George Irving,  Ymir, dry goods clerk. Knaup /acob Arthur,  Goat River Crossing, timberu.an.  Lavin William Issac, Salmo, e-igineer. Leve-  cue, Kuskonook, free miner. LinXrlater George  Reid, Salmo, hoteU-eeper.  Morley Tliomas, Nelson, sta-tioner. Munro  Alexander, William, clo, laborer. Murray  Alexander, do, carpenter.  McClelland/ohn Sifton, Nelson, blacksmith.  McCully Albert Frederick, Stanley street, do.  telegraph operator. McDaniel Marvin, Hall,  packer. McDonald /ames Nathan, Nelson,  newspaper reporter. McDonald Daniel, Goat  River Crossing, timberman. McKay Hug-h,  do, timberman. McLennan Donald, Victoria  street, Nelson, laborer. McMillian /ohn, Kus-  /tonoo/fc, laborer. McNamara William, do,  plasterer. McVicar/ohn, Ymir, assayer. Mc-  Vinnon Angus, Kus��onoo/t, free miner. McDonald Peler Ranald, Champion Station, N. &  F. S. Ry., miner.  Nelson Hugh Spence, Nelson, carpenter.  Pennycoo/fc Henry Marchand Lestri Trail,  Kus��onoo/l\ boo-i-Xreeper. Perry Roger Frederick Ernest, Five Mile Point, Nelson, dctec-  tiAre. Pyn Horace Mo.itagu Tindal, Ymir,  cler/t.  Quinlan Walter/oscelyn, Nelson, dentist.  Ritchie Samuel, KusA-onoo/l', free miner. Roberts Samuel/oseph, Nelson, hoteU-eeper.  Sanderson Spencer, Ymir, merchant, ShaAv  William   Bismar��,   Nelson,   cler/t.     SimpAins  Notice is hejeby given that thirty days after  date I intend to "applv to Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to cut and  carry away timber off the following described  lands situated in the West Kootenay Mining-  Division on Lockhart Creek, one mile, and one  eighth east from Kootenay Lake, commencing  at a post marked N..W. corner running east 120  chains, thence north 10 chains, thence east 130  chains, thence south 40 chains, thence west 180  chains, thence south 10 chains, thence Avest 120  chains, thence north 40 chains to place of commencement.  Dated this 2Sth day of Mav, 1898.     ,  T. W. Gray,  Nelson, B.C.  LAND  REGISTRY ACT.  In the matter of an application for a Duplicate  of   a Certificate  of  Title  to Lot Eight (8)  Block Eleven (11) Toavu of Nelson.  Notice is hereby given that it is my intention at the expiration of one month from the  first publication hereof to issue a duplicate of  the Certificate of title of Donald Mc-Gillivrav to  (inter alia) the above land dated the 10th February, 1892, and numbered 18457a.     ,  '"���".���   S.   Y;  WOOTTON,  Registrar-General.  Land Registrv Office, Victoria, B. G.  6th May, 1898.  SPARE MOMENTS.  Notice of Application to Cut Timber.  .I hereby giAre notice that I have applied to  the Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut, fell and carry away timber from one thousand acres of land situated  on Goat River, in the West Kootenay district,  and more particularly described as follows :  Commencing at a post on north side of right  of Avay of.B. C. S. Railway, and opposite station  675 of "location of said railway, being supposed  east line of one Campbell's application to purchase, thence north forty chains, thence east 250  chains, or to west side line of one Newman's  application to purchase; thence south forty  chains; thence west 250 chains to place of beginning.    ;  Signed,  ������.:..'��� C. F. I-IanningtOn.  .'  Goat River, B. C, Mav 11, 1898.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date hereof, I, the undersigned, intend to  make application for a license to sell liquor by  retail, on premises situate near mouth of Dog  Creek, oh the lower Arrow Lake.  Dated this 28th day of May 1898.  ���������..������;-��� Babtiste Saqjn.  oney  n  On Real Estate and for Building Purposes'.  House Property for sale���Central location���25  per cent on investment.  Apply  STEWART  &,   LENNOX,   Agents  For the Canadian Mutual' Loan & IiiA^eiUnent  Company, .of Toronto, Ont.   y Offices :���".  Corner Ward and Baker Streets, Nelson, B.C  Optician and Watchmaker,  McKiliop   Block,    Baker   street.  All work guaranteed.  After a woman reaches a certain  ���age she never mentions it.  It's a poor snake-charmer that  the snakes hiss off the stage.  Methuselah lived 969 years���but  doctors were scarce in   those   days.  All men are foolish, but it is only  the wise ones-that find it out.  Few men work verj^ hard after  they get old enough to know better.  A young widow's health usually  improves when her physician gets  married.  An Amazon warrior faces powder and her peaceful sister powders  her face.  It is easy to walk the tight rope  of society if you have a good bank  balance;  A man always credits himself  with firmness and charges the other  fellow with obstinacy.  A woman has a queer way of letting a man look down on her weakness that makes him look up to her.  A man who grasps at opportunities to make money semetimes pays  dearly for   the   privilege   of letting  go-  I^ast  year  the   Yukon  yielded $3,000,000 in    gold  year   $15,000,000    worth  taken out.      There is   Mr.  says, at least $100,000,000 to come.  " Madam," said the attorney for  the defence, '' do you recognize the  prisoner as your husband ?" " No  sir," she indignantly replied, "I  told him when he got into trouble  before that if he repeated the offence  I would never recognize him again.  In   all  the  latest   fashions;   orders  promptly executed.  SVliLLiNERY.  A full and well selected stock, embracing all the latest novelties.  Traves Block  Baker Streec.  Plumbing  eatin  AND  Josephine Street  Nelson.  EASTMAN'S'  country  This  will    be  Ogilvie  $5.00.  ASK   TO   SEE   IT.  Dry Plates, Soli��, Printing  Frames.  Thomson Stationery Co.  Baker St. - Nelson.  mnmarwnastBK  smmmmm^immsmmm 1 !  ill/il.' .'!  ; yy!::'-���   ,?  If /;': ?S.i'. f!. . y  IHKjlnj, 'Ii  EEy B-  M ni \\ yy-  iM' E v y~  Mi hs.pyy  ! ii ISafc  ���M^v'^  f;;.  '!} ���! ff'ji-lfe  illfUyfe  i-i!4!U^Ii:  tl'-ifllll  -.!    it      i   i f    |i K'-  ���;���'; M| H  I it | HII  i -i S- Sill  .'.������:! v Vi i\  "f   II *   .'-'> ����� 5 ' '  !i  ���(���/I/I'  I il   '  i:.i:t ti.  ?! ��'-''  J m  =;('; ;-  ���''!. ������'  ::i:;;  I <i r/^jifR:  11ii rifely  it1?   ; if f< -  pin E  hp \ yy  -J * ���' ."���  *  V'S  la.  ���I  12  THE NELSON ECONOMIST;  �� &  BASS' ALE, Quarts and Pints.    G-UINESS' STOtl^T, Quarts  and  Pints.    Another Car Load of  Victoria, B.C.,    Vancouver, B.C., and London, Eng.  Write for Liquor, Dry Goods and  General Merchandise Catalogues just published  ���  {_������  /.] sigjcaaSCTM. -t jfarms  -����i'W-fiVi^-^^~.^--^~~-"r-^a_^^jre.:^.a.rr=^.*^Mc:A^^  ������ . imnr^m-iftiiW.lT.lifii.-T)   t-^wwn. j^j i    p inwM^TCwvmwi  GENERAL NOTES.  AND  IF  DIRECT, and 30  E  SIFRVI  8s  Cj!  !UIE  To Eastern and European points.    To Pacific  It has been announced at Ains-  worth that the Sky Line is to  resume operations in a   short   time.  In the Senate during the consideration of the war revenue measure,  Mr. Hale (Republicu), Maine, gave  it as his opinion that if the*war  lasted out the year/it will, cost the  United States Government between  $700,000,000 and $800,000,000.  James    McDonald,      who      w^s  a 3  Coast   China. .Japan,  Australia and  the  rich       , ,       .   , , , . . <_   re  uof1'-V   m: '.        '    .-���i.-nf - charged witn robbing the postomce  and active mining districts ot j o ...  j at Norwood and who broke Jail   at  Peterboro, has been captured,  Mr. Samuel Plirnsoll,' known   as  KLOMDYKE   AND   THE   YUKON  TOTIBXST OAKS )  Models of comfort  From Kevelstoke daily  WE  HAVE. MANY AIDS TO  IT,   SUCH  AS  FULL  UNE OF  PAINTS,   OILS  and  VARNiSHEj  -PAINT and  VARNISH   BRUSHES    .     .     .  __57,  H11 # rap i^i/^.  CONNECTIONS:  To Rossland and main land points  ''! The Sailors' Friend," and  orgin-  ator   of   the     famous     .'* Plirnsoll  Mark," to prevent   overloading   of  ,.   ., n��nv i ships,   is  dead.      Samuel   Plirnsoll  Daily A     uaii\ | i    >  6:40 p.m.  leaves -NELSON-arrives 10::,0 p.m. . wag born   &t Bristol ill   1824..  Kootenav Lake���Kaslo   Route.   Str.  Kokanee., ., .  ,  - ,_  Except Sundav Except Sunaay j        A     lllOSt     SeriOUS       COnnagratlOIl  4 p.m.    leaves ��� NELSON ��� arrives :    11a.m. ��-  1- .>���   ,   ����, f�� ct-   v.krm-       'i and probably the greatest   that  has  Kootenav River Koute, Str.  Nelson. 1 t        ��� -> o  Mon. wed. Fri'. ,--,-^n'��^f?("n 3mX ! ever occured in India raged   for   24  7 a. m.   leaves ��� >.ELS01N ���arrives   b.-w p. m. i o t  Slocan City, Slocan Lake points and Sandon     j hours ill Pesha war,  a fortified   town  Except Sunday " "  9 a.m.   leaves ��� NELSON  Except Sunday , .    ,   .     , ,n  arrives  2:20 p.m.   on   the  Puiij-MD,   last   week.       The  Ascertain   Present Reduced   Rates.  Full information from nearest local agent or  from GEO. S. BEER, city agent, Nelson, B.C.  W.  F. Anderson,  Travelling Pass. Agent,  Nelson, B.C.  E. J. Coyic,  Lis 1. Pass. Agent'  Vancouver, B.C  T. S. Gore.  II.  Burnet.  J. II. McGregor  loss is estimated at about $20,000-  000. Altogether 4,000 houses were  destroyed.  The Pajme mine started in  again  full blast on Monday, and there are  now about 80 men   working   there.  In  the    mine   a force of men   was  engaged on development   and   ore-  Telephone 21  laker-St., Mel  ��_;,  #  <&  &  <&  &  (Incorporated 1869.)  CAPITAL PAID UP, $1,500,000.00     =      RESERVE, $1,175,000.00.  [ead Office,       =      Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Antigonish, N.S. ..  Bathurst, N.B.  Bridgewater, N.S.  CharlottetOAvn, P.E.I.  Worcester, N.B.  Fredericton, N.B.  Ciuysboro, N.S.  Halifax, N.S.  Kingston, N.B.  Londonderry, N.S.  ProvJnciaJ   and   Dominion  Land  Sur= | breaking during the period that the  veyors and Civil engineers. i trarnwa}'    was    disabled.       Heavy  Agents  for  Obtaining  Crown   Grants and Ab= ; shipments will begin    at OllCe,      and  stract of Tide to Mineral Claims, Ac. .,. . . 1.1  ��� . ��  ._ ^  ,       ..      i will continue through the   summer.  NELSON,   -  - -   British  Columbia &  BRANCHES:  Lunenburg, N.S.  Maitland, N.S.  Moneton, N.B.  .Montreal, P.Q.  do       West End.  do       "West-mount.  Nanaimo, B.C.  Nelson, B.C.  Newcastle, N,B.  Pictou, N.S.  Port ITawkesbury, N.S.  Rossland, B.C.  Saekville, N.B.  Shubenacadie, N.S.  Summerside, P.E.I.  Svdnev, N.S.  St. Jolins, Nfld.  Truro, N.S.  Vancouver, B. C.  Victoria, B.C.  Weymouth, N.S.  Woodstock, N.B.  v_a:TTj,--n- ���yfciTn-Tnrrrir^^-'^^'^^^  ���  ^  A General   Banking Business Transacted.     Sterling   BiHs  of Exchange  Bought and SoScL     Letters  of Credit, Etc.,  Negotiated.  Accounts  deceived  on the  Rfllost Favorable Terms.  Interest   allowed   on  special   deposits  and   on  Savings   Bank accounts.  BRANCHES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA  :  I NANAIMO,   NELSON,   ROSSLAND,  VANCOUVER,   VICTORIA  Economy,  Superfine,  Bran,  Shorts,  Chicken Feed,  Chop.  Hungarian,  J!S_ .A. 2^. J\.  Strong Bakers,  Ths Okanagan Flour Mills Company, Lt'd, Armstrong, B. C,  ,   BEETON    &   CO.,  AGEMTS,   NELSON,   B.  Give this Elour a Trial before passing an opinion.  0-  A. Savings Bank -Department has been established in connection with the Kelson "branch of  this bank.  Deposits of one dollar and upwards received;  and current rate of interest allowed (at present  3 per cent per annum).  GEORGE KYDD, Mgr. Nelson Branch.  <  <5E  #^

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