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Array VOL. I.  NEXSON,  B; C.,   WEDNESDAY,    JUNE. 15,   1898,  NO.  49.  E NELSON ECONOniST  Issued every Wednesday at the city of Nelson, K. C.  ���.'(,���  I:. Dei.l-S.uith. .  \ J. O'Reilly .  ." . ....... .Editor    .Manager  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  \>nc Year to Canada and United States   If paid in advance.".   pne Year to Great Britain...................  If paid in advance....................   ...   :!?2.00;  ..... .... ...  1.50  ............  2.50  ...........  2 00  Remit by Express,  Money  Order,   Draft,   P. O.  Order,  or  jKe^istered Letter.  Correspondence on matters of general interest respectfully  Solicited.  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  .���All nominations'for the   Provincial  Legislature must be iti' by" the  25th inst.: the fate of  |the candidates will be decided at the polls on  July   9.     From   present  indications  it would  seem as if every seat will be contested.   , It is,  perhaps,   as  well that   it   should   be   so.    eA  vigorously   fought   campaign   has   its   advantages.     It gives the electors an opportunity of  hearing tooics of Dublic   moment   thoroughly  discussed, and places them  in  a   position  the  more intelligently to cast their   vote.      Public  'opinion may'be fickle, but  in   this country at  least it seldom fails to discriminate, not  alone  between good and evil, but between good and  better, or better and best, and once an opinion  has been formed it is promptly put into operation.     We   have   not,   fortunately,  in  British  Columbia,  those   finely drawn  political party  lines   which our brethren   in  other provinces  try to live up to.      We are not called upon to  sacrifice   a   cause  to   a   party,  but are simply  invited to support a government  whose policy  is well defined or an opposition without a policy ;  we have to say whether we a.re  with  the  government   or   against   it.      Reasoning men  will ask themselves :  "Has  British Columbia  made   reasonable  progress under the Turner  administration ? "     The   answer   must   be   in  the   affirmative :   the progress   has   not alone  been satisfactory, but phenomenally so.     It is  not   reasonable���it  is   unjust���to go   back to  what may be called   ancient   history,   as   the  '^Opposition   is doing,   and   point   out  serious  'mistakes that have been made, and argue that  had such and such been done so and so would  have been the result.     It is  with  the present  day and with the present government that we  have to deal.     It can   scarcely be   hoped that  every identical act of the Turner  government  will meet with the unanimous approval of the  pCpple,  for   British Columbia  is  an  immense  country,  and  legislation  which   will prove of  immense advantage to one section may detract  from another.     There is no such thing as pef:  fection   in politics.    :" None are   perfect ; no,  not one,'' i&hd those  who  accuse the present  administration of doing anything..not. honestly  calculated to advance the interests of the province ought to be in a position to  substantiate  the   charge/Abuse is   not argument,   nor is  faint-finding' an accomplishment.     While the  Turner government has   been  promoting the  interests   of  the   country   and   improving   its  financial standing, the members of the Opposition have lost no opportunity of belittling the  efforts   honestly-'*'put   forth  and   decrying the  advantages which this province offers for the  ���'investment of capital and as  a  home for the  industrious imnnp'ra-jt.      According to-'Oppo-  sition orators and Opposition organs, the province   is   hopelessly   in   debt,   all   the   public'  domain   has   been   swallowed up   by   favored  speculators, the government is corrupt,   there  is little but class  legislation,   and  the masses  are consequently in poverty and downtrodden.  This is the picture   that the    enemy    within  our gates paints of a province which is  admitted Iy the richest   ai-cl most prosperous in the  Dorninior. of Canada.     If things were as these,  orators and organs represent them, the}- would  not remain in the country themselves.     These  ee-ritiv ever strugirle to emulate  the bird  that  fouls its own nest.     They are  predicting blue  ruin  for British  Columbia,   and, significantly  enough, the   success   of their cause.     In  this  particular instance they are logical, as the one  would naturally follow   the other.     However,  we rejoice that the day  is at   hand when the  people who  have enjoyed   the advantages of  sound, progressive government, will have the  opportunity of endorsing those  to  whom they  are indebted for it.  Jul}7 9th will be election da}7 in the province  of British Columbia, and July 12th���oh, that  was not a political fight.  A meeting of Oppositionists was held in  Nelsou a few days ago, at which arrangements were made for the holding of a convention on the 21st inst., at which the party will  select a candidate. It is generally understood  that J. Fred Hume does not care to seek reelection. His parliamentary duties take up  more time than he can afford from his own j  business; Mr. Hume is but one of many of I  the party who have been forced to confess that j  his co-workers talk too much and take up too |  much time in airing their disappointments j  and   bitterness:    they oppose for opposition's   '  sake, and place  no  value  on   time.     A silent  member himself.   Mr. Hume can   realize that  . the mistaken, foolish tactics of his   party are  ; bringing it into contempt,   and  would like to  free   himself of  resoonsibility in  the  matter.'  r. .. ..... '  However, great pressure  is  being  brought to  bear upon him to again allow  his name to be  put in nomination.    It is suggested that unless  he gives his consent, Mayor   Houston,   whose  aspirations to  parliamentary   honors are  well  known, will be oat forward, and this is a con-  tingency which the   more   influential men of  ihe party are very anxious to avoid.      But his  worship has still   many  friends left,   who are  anxious   to see  him   nominated,   so   that,   as  elsewhere,   the   Oppositionists   of  Nelson  are  divided among themselves���the Houston  men  are as bitterly opposed to Hume as the Hume  men are to  Houston.     At  the  meeting above  alluded to nineteen names   were  proposed, out  of which twelve are to be selected, as Nelson's  delegation    to  'the    convention,    and    Mayor  Houston suggested that a   committee  of three  be   appointed   to   look   through   the   list and  strike out the names of those who may be not  above suspicion.     There are a couple of political    weathercocks-   among   the   odd   number,  including   one   who,  it was supposed,   would  himself be   a   candidate   in    the   government  interest.     Many of the old-time Oppositionists  have become so disgusted with the  party that  they   openly   avow   they   will   have   nothing  more to do with   it,   while   at   the   same   time  their sympathies are not with the government.  Under    the   circumstances   an   effort   is,    we  understand, being made to  induce  Mr.   A.  S.  Farwell to run as an independent.     He would  be a strong man in the field, and would doubt-   i  less beat any candidate a disunited Opposition  might set up against him.  A visiting Indian was relieved of a dagger  the other day by Chief of Police McKinnon.  The aborigine declared he onlv used the wea-  pon on fish. There are men who carry revolvers for the sake of having something in their  hip pockets. This bad habit should be put  down.  The visit of Vice President O'Shaughnessy  and party of C. P R. officials to Nelson, has  had the effect of satisfying the public that the  interests of the district will receive full consideration at the hands of the company. A  deputation from the Board of Trade had an  interview with the vice president, during  which many important matters were very  freely discussed. Mr. O'Shaughnessy gave  the assurance that his company were fully  alive to the many   advantages   which   Nelson THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  enjoys as a commercial centre, and added that  every facility would be afforded  for extending  the trade and promoting  the  interests of  the  city   and   district.       Until   such time as   the  Crow's   Nest    Pass railway   is   brought  into  Nelson, an ample steamboat service  might be  depended upon,  but   there   was   no   intention  whatever of altering  the  route   as   originally  laid out, and depriving Nelson  of direct   railway communication by means of the new line.  He would not, tie  said,   make any   rash   promises,   which   would    bind   the   company   to  make this city a chief section, with car shops,  etc., but it was probable  that  such   a  course  would be adopted.      It   was   the  intention  of  the company to open up the   Boundary   country as  expeditiously as  possible,   and   it was  hoped that low rates on haulage and smelting  would give a great impetus  to   mining.      Mr.  O'Shaughnessy Invited the Board of Trade to  make any reasonable request to the company,  and assured them that it would be granted.  Nelson is a very health}7 place, but it was  not found necessary to kill a man to start a  graveyard. The burial ground, such as it is,  was started in the ordinary co.urse of events,  and unfortunately it has been so liberally patronized that it is sadly overcrowded.. Now  that the cemetery bylaw has been passed and  a favorable site secured, it is to be hoped there  will be no delay in putting things in order.  Speaking of the imDortance to this Province  of the lead refining industry, and what it means  to the country,   the   Vancouver   World says :  We understand that last year British Columbia  exported to the United States   43,500   tons   of  lead ore, the import duty upon which amounted  to $670000: the freight amounting to $5oo,000,  making $1,270,000 loss to   the   Province.       If  the lead was smelted   and   refined   in   British  Columbia this money would have been   saved.  The question arises as to what market can   be  found for pig lead,   and manufactures ofjead.  The Canadian market does not exceed   a consumption of 10,000 tons.      Therefore we must  look beyond for a   market   for   the   enormais  amount of pig lead  which   could   be   produed  from the output pf our mines.       Where is  the  market to be  found ?      In   Great   Britain   pig  lead is now7 commanding $50 per ton of   2,000  lbs.      The   freight   on   pig   lead   to   England  would certainly not exceed $18 per ton,   from  say   the   Slocan   district   to   Swansea.      This  would leave a margin of $32 per   ton   for   getting the lead for   smelting   and   refining   processes, and for profit, a margin amply sufficient  to make the lead mining industry a most   profitable undertaking, when it is considered this  is dealing with lead alone    in    the    ore,    irrespective of any amount of silver or gold     The  o-reat object to begin with is the establishment  of smelters and refineries in such  localities   as  to make them available for obtaining   the   ore  and the fuel required for smelting and refining   j  purposes at   the   least   possible   cost.      When  we consider the excellent fuel to   be   obtained  upon the coast, and also in   the   Crow's   Nest  Pass for the interior smelters and refineries, we  find this province so favorably situated in this  respect as to place beyond doubt the profitable treatment'of our lead ores. All that is  required are the energy and capital necessary  to put the works into operation, A subsidiary  market would be provided in Japan, China  and Chili, But that in Europe alone should  content us for some years to come as it would  amount to upwards, of 200,000 tons a year:  This subject we are pleased to learn is commanding the attention of the provincial government, and legislation looking to the protection of the industry for British Columbia  refineries will be urged upon the Federal authorities at an early date. The loss of a million  and a quarter to this province annually is a  serious matter.  A correspondent asks if the sidewalks of  Nelson were laid for the convenience of  bicyclists or for the use of pedestrians. We  referred him to " the proper authorities." The  original intention was, we believe, that the  walks should be used by walkers only.  The Spaniards cannot   complain  that they  are not being   liberally treated by the United  States.     Our American cousins are anxious to  fight,   and   have   acted on the aggressive all  through.      Making   due   allowance    for   the  characteristic spread-eagleism of the American  newspaper, naval and military men,   it is evident that up to date the Spaniards have fared  second best in the fight.     That they- will  ultimately   be defeated  is a foregone conclusion.  They have had some excellent opportunities of  showing the stuff they are made   of,   but have  failed to profit thereby, and  obliging newspaper correspondents and U. S. officials -re good  enough to give the enemy advance notes as to  every important move to be made���the number of men under arms, where they are going,  when they are going and ail about them.     But  there    has   been   such   downright   lying   and  extravagent    exaggeration     since    hostilities  began that the ''straight tips "   are not credited..   There has been more lying than dying  throughout the campaign, and for the. sake of  truth, if from no higher motive, the nations of  the earth are devoutly praying for   a cessation  of hostilities.  As the election time approaches the feeling  in   favor of the Turner  government becomes  more and more apparent, and the weakness of  the    Opposition    more   conspicuous.       In    no  instance do we find the supporters of the government   fighting   among   themselves.     They  select their candidate in a quiet business way,  and then   proceed  to make  easy   his path by  arranging for a  thorough canvass of the district, and for public meetings at which opponents are afforded every facility of showing why  they oppose him.     This  is  the  only practical  way of conducting an  election   campaign, for  the cause that is just has nothing to fear.     At  these public meetings converts  are made   and  strength    is    gained.      How   different   is   the  course   of  the   Oppositionists!     They  cannot  agree   among   themselves   in  the   choice of a  candidate, and when they do make a selection  there is no unanimity  about it.     Their worst  enemies are in their own camp, and their best  friends are to be found among their opponents!  Their oldest friends are deserting them in disj  gust, and many men whose sympathies an  with the party are so heartily ashamed oj  those who represent it that they refuse to b<  known as Oppositionists, and adopt the titl<  "Independent."  The   Prohibitionists   of Nelson voted solic  for   the   waterworks   extension   by-law   lasfj  week.    The   plumbers and gasfitters did nol  make up the missing nine votes on the electric  light measure.    Who did ?  Uneasy lies the head that wears  a crown isj  an exploded idea so far  as  King  Menelik, oJ  Abyssinia is concerned, if we. can judge froml  his    majesty's    movements.      The    crowned]  heads of Europe are evidently  uneasy just  at|  present, and while they are preparing for possible complications which may   arise, if   they]  have    not    arisen,    their    dusky   brother    ofl  Abyssinia is  quietly  arranging  tor a  trip to  Jerusalem to identify the very spot where the!  Oueen   of  Sheba   had   her  famous   interview]  with   King   Solomon   some   3,000 years   ago.]  The Oueen is the founder of his dynasty, and!  ***** ��� ���      ���   ���* ** m  he claims tier as his direct ancestress, the)  reigning Negus being, according to Abyssinian  tradition, the 97th in descent from that illus-j  trious lady. Should his majesty's mission;  prove successful, it will, no doubt, be a sourcej  of satisfaction to him. but the king of Spain]  would rather know something as to the exact  whereabouts of Admiral Cervera's fleet. Kingsj  make trouble for themselves-���and others.  Even King Solomon had little domestic troubles, and King David, of Kaslo, is having his  The programme of sports issued by the  Dominion Day Celebration Committee wi1l  stand revision. Kaslo is kicking and Sando 1  is sore.  It   is   about  time   that   there   should   be    i  systematic registration of births,   deaths an I  marriages in Nelson.   Little strangers occasion  ally   make their appearance  whose arrival is  not known beyond the household which the\  make   happy and those living within sound c>i  their voice.     Young ladies adopt names othei  than those by which they  have been   known  assume the   responsibilities of helpmeet,  am1  the fact is only known to the  immediate circh  of intimate   friends   and   the clergyman  whe  officiates at the ceremony.      Others pass ovei  the   great   divide   and are   lost to the world  without any official record.      Statistics of thi>  sort are interesting, useful and  ofttimes necessary.  Our local  contemporaries,  ever   anxious to  get a slap at  Premier  Turner or his govern  ment,   have   given   great   prominence   to    an  article appearing in the Canadian  Mining Re  view alient the dishonest methods  reported to  have   been   adopted   in    promoting   the    new  Golden Twins Co., Limited, in Ontario.    The  names   of  Hon.  Messrs.   Turner and   Pooler  are associated wuth the   company   by   the Re- THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  >  view, and this fact in itself was sufficient to  induce our neighbors to jump with delight  . and republish the article in question, or what-  they considered the most damaging:,portions of  it. , In this article it is alleged that certain  mining propositions \vere floated in the London market on the report of a. mining engineer, who afterwards ���turned out to be a half-  breed Indian who could neither read nor  write, and who denies the statement attributed  to him in the prospectus of the company. ,  Forgery and misrepresentation are charged  against the promoters. The article has gone  the rounds of the Opposition press, as might  have been expected. Alluding, to the subject,  the Colonist says :  "Immediately   upon   the   attention   of" the  premier being called to the editorial   he cabled  to London for an explanation of the statements  and concerning the  company   with  which  his  .name was   associated,   about which  he knew  .absolutely nothing.   A reply has been received:  ".*' Investigating   statements    Mining   'Review-."  Believe them absolutely unfounded.'  It mav be here stated on the authority of  the premier that he is in no way connected  either directly or indirectly with the New  Golden Twins Company, and knows nothing  whatsoever of the mining claims in question,  nor is le in any way interested in the shares  of the company. He absolutely knows nothing concerning it."  Will our neighbors who have been so eager  to publish the article in question have the  honesty and manliness to give equal prominence to the denial ?    We will see.  There    is    something   -suspiciously    wrong  about the'manner in which   the .by-Is ws  were  handled   on   Thursday   last.     As-  was anticipated,   there   was   but   little objection   to the  raising of $5,000 to   provide  a   cemetery, only  15 votes being ie:orded against that measure.  The   ratepayers also   willingly  voted $10,000  for   the   extension  of   the waterworks,   and  a  like sum for extending  the sewerage system ;  but there was a very decided   objection  to the  proposal   to   give   $40,000   for   the plant and  franchise of the Nelson Electric  Light Co., of  which the mayor of the  city is  president and  manager,   as well   as being  financially inter-.  ested   in   the   concern.     This   opposition   was  looked for by those who were   anxious   to see  the   deal   go   through,   and   nothing  was left  undone by them to secure its  passage.      From  early   morning   the   electric   light   company's  pushers���many   of   them   stockholders���were  out hustling in voters  and using   every influence   to   get  them to the booth���and they got  them there.     Those opposing the  by-law did  not   display   that activity   which might have  been expected from them, otherwise the result  might   have   been   very   different.     However,  could they believe that everything was done  straight   and above board there would be no  objection : a majority  of the ratepayers  have  an undoubted right to  say   they are prepared  to pay for the plant and franchise of the Electric   Light   Co.,   and   their verdict should be  respected.     But there is the doubt, and not an  unreasonable doubt, that more  mistakes than  one   were   made on   Thursday last.     Shortlv  after the poll closed, but not sooner than such  a return might have been expected, what pur  ported to be an official bulletin was displayed  at the city hall, giving the figures on By-Law  No. 34 as 87 for and 52 against. According  to this return the by-law failed to carry by'; 9,  and   the    interested   crowd, left    under   this  /y  impression. /But there was a surprise in store  for them. ��L subsequent bulletin showed 143  ia favor of%he by-law and 91 against. Thus  defeat had been turned into victory���the bylaw pulled through with a majority of 2. The  ballot papers issued,, were not, it appears,  counted by the returning officer, and there  were no scrutineers. The voting, according  to the later returns, was close, very close���so  very close, and considering all the circumstances, that those who opposed the bylaw are  dissatisfied, and will in all probability protest  in no unmistakable fashion. There was a  recount on Monaay morning, but it did not  alter the complexion of affairs.  Complaint   is    frequently   made    that  'the  business of joint stock companies is carried on  iii this   orovince   without   same   having   been  duly registered.      The attention   of directors,  manao-ers,    secretaries' and   others    concerned  with the management of such concerns is   directed to the fact that sections 37,   38,   89   and  90  of   the    Companies    Act   applies     to     ail  companies   which   are  either   incorporated   or  registered in   British   Columbia.      Section   37  provides for an annual   return   by   each   company to the registrar of j oint. stock  companies,  of a list of its shareholders,   and   a   summary  of particulars.      Section 38 provides   for   penalty in case of default in complying with   provisions of above section.      Section 89 provides  that every corn pan}-shall   keep   3    register   of  of the names, addresses and occupations of its  directors or managers, and shall   send   to   the  registrar a copy   of  such   register,   and   shall  from time to time notify the  registrar   of  any  changes in the   directorate.      Section   90   provides for penalty in   case   of  default   in   complying with provisions of above section.    With  each of the above returns $1 should be sent to  the registrar for   fees.      The   attention   of  all  extra-provincial companies is also particularly  called to section 123    of   the   act,    which,    as  amended by section 5  of  the   Companies   Act  Amendment  iVct,   1898,   especially  applies to  every extra-provincial   company  carrying   on  business within   the  province   which   has   not  registered or obtained a license under  the   act  notwithstanding that  such   company   may be  already chartered as  a   "foreign"   company,  and which provides for the  penalty   to  be incurred    by    any     extra-provincial     company  which fails or neglects to obtain   a   license or  certificate of registration under the Companies  Act, 1S98.  To have too many irons in the fire is not  generally accepted as good policy. The  British American Corporation appear to be  in this unenviable position. It was at first  thought that they would be content with  securing a few good mining properties, but it  is now7 announced that the Halcyon Hot  Springs have been purchased for the corporation. It is also said that the big syndicate were  desirous of going into the newspaper business,  but were dissuaded by their manager/ Hon.,  C: Mackintosh, who declares that" there is  no money in it." The hon. gentleman speaks  from experience. There is, however, money  in beer, and the rumor is afloat that the  B.A.C. are after our local brewery, as well as  the breweries of Kaslo, Rossi and and Trail.  A monopoly on beef would unquestionably be  a money-maker. Could not the corporation  also secure a monopoly on buttermilk, pork-  kidneys and bees-wax ? By dabbling in everything the British capital controlled by the  syndicate is liable to suffer, and then it will go  abroad that the mines of British Columbia are  bad investments. ,  "One often hears people talking with pride  of their ancestors, but we venture to think  that they do not fully realize the enormity of  the subject. Every living person had 'two  parents, four grandparents, eight great-grand-,  parents���in fact, the. number of one's ancestors  doubles with each preceding generation.. In,  say, fifteen generations a man or woman must  have had 1,147,438,646 ancestors. Gentle  reader, figure it out for yourself, and-your  time will be more profitably spent than by  vvsd.ing through the daily papers looking for  ��� genuine war news or consistency in the provincial Opposition. The exercise will also  help to check the tendency to speak disrespectfully or otherwise of our ancestors.  The trouble over the sale of the Le Roi  mine is-unfortunate, but it is nevertheless a  splendid advertisement for the Rossland camp  and for the Kootenays. It is well that British  capitalists should know that we have in this,  country a mine that $3,000,000 will not, buy.  '     Preparations for Dominion Day celebrations  in Nelson are well under way.     An attractive  programme has been prepared,  and it  is  promised that it will be made   still  more   attractive ; a gang of men is at work   on   the recreation grounds, clearing tip for the   various contests that are to take place there ;   the grading  of Baker street is being pushed ahead ; scavengers are out  cleaning   up   the   highways   and  byways, and the citizens, generally are preparing for a   great   time   in   Nelson.       Arrangements have been made with   the   railway and  steamboat companies to run special  excursion  trips at reduced rates   from   all  points in the  Kootenays, and from  intimations   received up  to date there will doubtless be a larger gathering in Nelson on July   1st  and   2nd   than  has  ever been  witnessed here.      An   invitation  to  decorate would be in order.  There is trouble in store for the city scavengers if a proper dumping ground is not provided. At present they have no place to  deposit the garbage collected, and wherever  they go they naturally encounter opposition.  Under these circumstances the only course  open to them is to get rid of the stuff by  stealth. This ���is not as it should be. The  sooner some proper dumping ground is provided the better it will be for the general  health of the city.       u.���rT���1 T^Jrrrw^1'^^t"--VW'!"i^^^^ THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  A HAPPY MISTAKE.  C i  m  Every marriage is hazardous, but I can  conceive of no greater risk than was taken by  that same handsome, mildmannered woman."  Judge Watson was speaking of a smiling,  elegantly dressed lady, whom he had just  bowed out of his office and to  her   carriage.  "She dosen't look to me like one who had  gone through many severe trials in life."    ;  "I am thinking of the chance she took, and  what might have been. The story is worth  listening to, although, perhaps, I will tell it  badly." '.-;��� -o  " Let's   have   it   by   all   means,"      I said.  "' Very well," answered the  j udge ;   "take  a cigar, and, while we are smoking, I wTill try  to tell you the story  ',, " The lady who just left has a twin sister,  who is now abroad. When they were girls  together it was impossible to tell them apart,  and when they grew to young women hood  they wrere literally so much alike as two peas,  and their mother was the only one aside from  themselves that could tell which was which,  when they were aboard in'' the same attire.  They used to play lots of jokes on the young  - men, for, being so much alike, this was easy  to do. * They were pretty girls, and had  scores of young beaus, ready and ..willing' to  have all sorts of pranks played upon them,  for just the sake of their company.  \\ Howard Gleason was especially attentive'  to Maud, and he admits' that he sometimes  made the mistake of embracing the wrong  sister when he happened to meet her suddenly  in a poor light.  " The father, old Mr, Wardlow, was rich  and proud, and only knew that Howard Gleason was courting one of his daughters. Now7  Howard was not blessed. with this world's  goods, and old man Wardlow was ambitious  for his daughters ; so he very promptly issued an ultimatum. The young man could have  neither of the daughters until he had toiled.  Sometimes he felt tempted to break his pledged  word, and write to the girl, imploring her to  send him a few words, if only enough to tell  him that she was still faithful. And then  his pride would come to his rescue, and he  would say to himself : ' No, I will not write ;  if she can't be faithful to me, better I should  know it now than when it is too late.' So  he wrorked, and toiled, cheered always by the  belief that a fair, sweet girl was waiting towel-  come him home, and counting the hours just  as he was doing.  " Luck was with the young man, and in  little more than a year he and his partner  ' struck it rich,' and he was half-owner of a  mine that promised to become one of the richest in the Kootenay. Then he determined to go  back home and tell the girl of his heart of his  eood fortune. He would be his own mes-  senger in earring the glad news, so without a  word he put his things   together   and   started  east  " Of course, having had no correspondence  with anyone in the town, no one was aware  of Howard's good fortune, and when he arrived  at his old   home   he   came   unheralded.      He  took only sufficient.'., time-./to" brush up a bit,  and then he startedfor Mr. Wardlow's. Arrived  at the house he knew so well, and the afternoon being warm, he found nobody about,  save the old gardener, who was looking after  his flowers.  ���"'' ' Where    is    your    mistress ?'      Howard  asked.  "The old man hesitated.  ������'."������'Can't you understand English���'?��� Howard  said impatiently.     ' Where is your young mistress ?' "' .  " 'She's���she's^in the grove, sir,a-readin,'  said the old man, bowing obsequiously, and  wifhout more ado Howard wrent to seek her.  You can perhaps imagine the meeting. He  came suddenly upon a fair young creature  swinging in her hammock under the trees and  leading. Coming up quietly behind her he  flung his arms about her and caught her to  his heart, as he covered her face with kisses.  "While he held her off at arm's length and  said :' Maud, my darling."  "While she answered 'Howard!' and hid  her face on his breast.  <l Howard had waited sufficiently long for  his wife;.and so they were quietly married  the next day and left at once on their wedding tour."  Here the judge ceased his story and sat  silent, puffing at his cigar, so long that the  other said :  ' _ Well, I don't see anything so very 'risky'  in that."  The Judge smiled, and then went on :  "Wait. It was the other one that Howard  had married. Maud had succumbed to the  charms of a foreigner, had married and gone  away with him. The ' other one' loved  Howard, had always loved him. When she  found, too, that he had not the slightest notion  of the true'condition of affairs, she conceived  the idea of marrying him herself, and explaining to him afterw7ard. After much coaxing,  and because she believed that her daughter's  happiness depended upon it, Mrs. Wardlow  consented to the plot. When they returned  from their wedding tour Howard's wife told  him everything. He's a sensible fellow and  was quick to see that what had happened was  all for his happiness.  " Five years have gone away and to this  day he has never quit ' thanking his stars'  that he didn't marry Maud, but married ' the  other one.' "  LARRY'S LETTER.  The provincial elections are fixed for July  9th,'and it behooves everyone who has the  interest of the province at heart to do his best  for the support of the present government,  says the Kamloops Standard. '' The issues  before the electors are simple. Do they  wish a progressive government that will develop the natural resources of the country, and  help the farmers and others to help themselves ?  Or would they sooner support the Opposition  policy of stagnation, leaving the country to  stew in its own juice ?" There is no danger  that the people will support an Opposition that  cannot support itself, or who fail to show any  reasonable ground for existence.  Hogan's Aij^ey, Juujfe 13.  Deer Tim���As I was saying last week  the  Dominion Day Selebrations is all the talk now  an' we're going to have a greattoime entoirely.  The shaiving   contest   that   I   was  telling ye  about   'ill come off all right,   an'   a   druggist  says he'll give   all   the   sticking   plaster they  want free, gratis an' for nothing.   The barbers  are having some   trouble in getting   chaps to  sit for the shaiving match, but they've agreed  to share the prize money.     The winning team  ���the barber an' the man he shaves���'ill have  $17 to devide betune them an'  the ctiampion-  ship ov the Kootenays.      Ttie knights ov  the  raizor are practicing hard an' getting up grate  speed.     Mickey Burns went into won ov thim  the other day to have   the hair   taken   off his  chin, an' the chap in his hurry was nearly taking the moustash off Mickey.   " Howly smoke  do ye main to deproive   me ov won ov me facial ornamirits," says Mickey, says he.        " I  think ye might   look better   widout it,"   says  the barber,   " for   since   the   war   betune   the  Spaniards an' the States has   broke   out  mus-  tashes ov your pattern   is   unfashionable   wid  the Anglo-Saxon.     Yer moustash, Mr. Burns,  is   a   Don   Resperato."       " Dickens a care I  cares what   soort ov a   resperato   it   is,"  says  Mickey, says he,   '' it wTas the pattern  me forefathers wore whin they wor foighting for owld  Ireland, an' tis good enuf for me.       Besoides,  if it was off everybody 'd  be taking meself for  a clergyman,   an'   Lord   knows   I'm   clerical  looking enuf.      Maybe tis wanting to practise  on me sweet countinouse ye are," says Mickey  says he.       Well, the chap had to give in   that  he was   trying to get up a  bit   ov   speed,  an'  Mickey towld him that if he drew blood there  'd be a big row an'   the barber   'd fare second  best. * .  Since it got 0131 that Don Resperatos was  out ov fashion, all our fashionable young men  are getting their moustashes shaved off, an' a  chap that wares won is a back number. I'm  towld that the Imperiale an' the Don Desperado are all roight for the upper lip, but tisn't  every moustasfe that'll take the curl. I was  telling this to a dude. "Pshaw7 I" says he.  " I'm not talking ov Shaw," says I. " Well  why don't they get an O'Grady," says he,  " an be done wid it ?" " What's an O'Grady  me frend ?" says I. " A clain shave," says  he.  I was coming along be the Effel Tower stairs  the other noight, an' I heerd the Salvation  Army band playing a marshal tune in won ind  cv the town an' the Nelson Brass band practising at the other, an' in the middle was the  flower ov the land drilling for sodjers. It put  myself thinking, Tim, ov the horrors ov war,  an' the awTulness ov nations foighting won  agin the other. There's the Salvation Army  foighting agin the devil, an' the devil foighting agin the army, an' the Rockey Mountain  Rifles getting in training to howld this ind ov  the country agin all comers. An' tis they  what can do it, too. They haven't got their  guns yet, or their uniforms, but they've got  the   foight  in   thim,   an'  ye   should see thim THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  shoulder-arming an' roight-abotit-facing on the  recreation grounds in thestillihess ov the even-  ling be the peaceful rays ov the silvery moon to  be couvinst that the warriors in mufti,are hai-  ros.  Oh, Nelson tis a purty place as everybody knows,  The foinest lake that's fullrov fish right by the city flows,  Tis not the lake nor yet the fish that's foremost in their mind  But girls that in the case ov war they'd have to laive behind.'  The Rifles they are powerfutmen���they're terrors to a foe,  An' whin the call to.arms comes they'll make a mighty show,  An' coming home from victories won they'll wear upon their  breast  Goold medals that 'ill prove they are the bravest and the best.  Now to conclude an' to fini.han' likewise for to make an end  (Here's a helth onto the officers likewise on to,.-the men, ���'������  An' should it ever be the case that they  lave  this  place to  fight for victory,  Thim   are the  boys  what fears  no noise,  our  mountain infantry.  The fishing saison is on now, Tim, an' we're  having a big run ov fish���an' fish stories.     Its  the time whin the rod an' the line are the^rage,  but I always howld that   the word   should   be  spelt 1-y-i-n-g at this saison.       Whin   a   chap,  hooks a x/2,lb trout   he tells   his   frends that it  ��� turned the scails at ^%.       Now that's only  a  3^/2lb lie, an' doseu't carry much weight,   but ,  its not be the Weight that the whoppers count, '  but be the dozen. .   I met a chap getting in the  other noight after being out for four hours wid  three books ov flies an' a tin ov bait.      I axed  him what he caught an' gave the usual caution  -���that he needn't say nothing unless   he liked  to, an'.that anything he sed 'id be taken down  an' might be used in evidince agin   him.      He  towld me that   he had   two dozen  rail  Duties.  " What soort ov fish is rail   buries '?'���'   says  I.  " Speckled trout says he.     '\ Big vvons," says  I.        " From tv/o and a half to five," says he,  an'  I could see him blushing be the   loight ov  the moon.     " Where are they ?" says I.     "In  me basket says he.       " Yer another," says  I,  an' wid that I saized howld ov the basket, an'  looking in behowlded half a dozen little white  fish about the soize ov a well-developt minno.  I looked at him, whoile he was soizing up the  number ov me shoe.   " Where do ye expect to  die when ye go to ?" says I, '' for handling the  naked truth so ruffly.     I'll remimberye in me  prayers," says I,   "an if you've got any other  pious frends, get thim to doloikewise," says I.  Faix,   Tim,   I think there   should  be speshal  sarvices held in all the churches   for the benefit ov anglers at this saison. Larry Finn.  TERRITORIAL    EXPANSION  There are queer  signs   displayed   in   every  city which will find their way into print,   and  Grand Rapids has its share, but the dalm   has  yielded to the following, which has drifted   in  from the far East :  Mrs, Marshall, an indigent  widow, w7ent into the  laundry   buiness   on   a  small scale.      She had her sign painted   upon  the shutters of her front window like this :  No.  Mrs. Mar  La  All work  done  Open  See specimens  i  shall  undress  punctually  at 7 o'clock  in this window7.  The next morning when she went out to  see what caused the crowd in waiting she  found the left hand blind had been blown back  by the wind and the sign hardly read as  she meant it should, although it accounted for  the presence of the crowd.  There are grave reasons to fear that, flushed  with the pride of incipient conquest,- the  United Stntes are contemplating a career of  territorial expansion the �� ultimate consequences of which are not likely to be properly  weighed during the present excitement. The  programme of the war party is to seize and  hold all of Spain's colonies, but as they are  not all .seized yet the task of holding and^ governing them according to plans said to have  been formulated by the president, might admit  of some modification. It is evident to any one  familiar with the- topography and population  of the Phillippiues, for example, that the-  small force now being sent by the United  States is totally inadequate to conquer and  hold the islands, unless the good will of six  millions of the Malay population be secured in  advance. Suppose the insurgent leader  Aguinaldo should, 'after, the Americans have  secured his town, still continue :o aspire to a  dictatorship, backed by six millions of his  people, in preference to being the tool of the  new invaders���what then ?  There is one item, however, in the new  United States territorial .bill of fare which',.is  likely to be productive of serious consequences  even before the war with Spain will be concluded, and that, is the annexation of the Hawaiian Islands.  The history of how United States marines  were lauded in Honolulu in January, 1893,  from the cruiser Boston, and howT a corrupt  American minister aided a few of his own  filibustering countrymen to get the reins of  government and the national treasury, are  still fresh in the public mind. The act of  invading the friendly territory of Hawaii with  which the United States was then at peace and  had treaties of ami'y and commerce, and the  instrumentality by which the constitutional  government of its people .was overthrown, to  be replaced by the present oligarchy, stands  unoaralleled in the military crimes of this  century. As mi act of perfidy and cruel  double-dealing it has eclipsed that other earlier  crime���the partition of Poland.  The full consummation of the crime against  the Hawaiian nation is now urged by.the President of the United States as a " war  measure." The Hawaiian people cannot fight  the United States in defence of their country  and flag. The present so-called government  is offering the islands to their own country,  the United States. The whole world is aware  of the fact that they are trying to traffic in  stolen goods, and it will be an evil day for the  United States when, after annexation, upon  the appeal of the Hawaiian people to the  justice of the nations, the United States will  be arraigned before the interested maritime  nations of the world and compelled to dis- j  gorge. It will be a case in which Britain j  cannot defend her protege. I). M. C.        j  Dr. A. J. Terwagne, one of the party of j  French scientists who will search for Andree j  in a balloon, has been in Esquimalt to get his :  instruments verified at the  station.  CORRESPONDENCE.  The editor does not hold himself responsible for the opinions expressed by correspondents, and,, while .willing to  publish communications on matters of public interest, must  insist that the writer's name be given, not necessarily for  publication, but as evidence of good faith. ��� Communications  must reach this, office not later than Tuesday noprw if  intended for insertion the following day.  The  Post Office.  To the Editor op The. Economist .  Dear  Sir.:���I   observe   that   between    the  hours of 6 p. m. and 7 p. m. there is  an  absolute cessation of business at the post office; and  that mail matter is not distributed during that  time.     I have no doubt the  post office clerks  require a  substantial dinner as well as other  people,   but   dp   you   not   think   some   better  arrangement   might be made,  similar to, that  of the   stores���leaving   one   to   continue   the  work of the office while  the  other  is dining?  Some   time   ago    we    gained    an   undoubted  advantage by getting the mail from the mountain station an  hour earlier  than  we   used to  do,  but  this advantage is seriously impaired  by the method mentioned above.     I have no  doubt that if you bring the ^matter before the  notice of our obliging postmaster he will make  an effort to facilitate business for business men.  ���Yours very truly Business.  Dominion Day Sports  To thk Editor of The Economist.  Sir���-I observe by one of the   Kaslo   papers  that a leading athlete of that   city  is   reported  as severely criticizing the  programme  as  outlined by the committee  having the  Dominion  Day celebrations in hand.       While   I   do   not  think the prizes offered for minor   sports   are  as liberal as they  might  be,   I am   forced   to  remark that on this occasion Nelson is running  the show7.     Our firemen's prize is more liberal  than that offered by Kaslo on   May   24th   last.  Our men did not kick on that  occasion, and if  Kaslo   ''cannot well  import   baseball   players  like Nelson   has   done,"  and   has   "no   regularly organized lacrosse  team,"  that   is   their  own look out.     It is certainly  no  reason why  we should not make  these  particular   events  sufficiently    attractive   to   bring to    the    city  teams from other districts   more   fortunate in  this connection than Kaslo.     I have a distinct  recollection of attending a celebration in Kaslo  when they did import a baseball team, and on  the occasion in question   the   Nelson   lacrosse  boys were charged the usual admission   fee to  see the game.     If Kaslo has no horses to compete with ours, other  Kootenay centres  have,  and we  hope  to  get  them   here.       While we  should like to accommodate our Kaslo friends  in every way,   we would   respectfully   remind  them that our programme is not  drawn   up to  suit them alone.���Yours truly,  Sport.  "Climax"���Your letter to hand, but you  fail to give your name. Let us hear from you  on the point.  meterological  "Ex-Official"���Your attack is too personal, and our columns are not open to the  ventilation of private spleen.  MiiMii�������MIUMHfflliam��M��BAtfA^^  �����"i"      #���.��� �������������.��.��� I".  ��� .    - \...*      ������ -'-��� ���>��� r��      ' i-r.   n    ����������!���   i - . -    ..���    i        ,*i    ... ��� -i- ��� .  ���       .> .if.      wi-u1.-.^    -    ��� i  ...     i   .     ��� .     ���  --     ���    i 1-1"    *   -  ���       =w 3ff>,^*^.R*'iSAF"rs-^r.��ft ^t^V��^^ THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  THE CITY COUNCIL.  H  '. i  -J  Mayor: Houston presided over the weekly  meeting of the City Council on Monday afternoon. Aid. Gilker, Hillyer and Madden were  also present.  The city engineer asked for an extension,of  time to report as to the quantity of explosives  stored in the powder magazine, and the probable result of an explosion.  On motion of Aid. Madden, it was decided  to put a culvert on Observatory street, between  Stanley and Kootenay streets.  A communication was read on behalf of the  proprietor of the Klondyke Hotel, asking permission to erect fire escapes and landings on  his building.  Aid. Teetzel explained that Mr. Lund had  erected a verandah on the premises, and it  was this the firewardens objected to. Now  Mr. Lund wanted to use these verandahs,  which projected over the sidewalk, as landings  for fire escapes or ladders. If permission were  granted the reason should be explained to the  fire wardens.  The permission asked for was granted.  The   proprietress    of   the   Kootenay   Hotel  asked permission to erect a verandah  in  front  of her building, 24 ft. by 6 ft.  Permission granted, the plans to be submitted to the city engineer.  The city clerk, as returning officer, reported  that the four by-laws submitted to the ratepayers on Thursday last received the necessary  support and were declared carried.  The by-laws were finally passed and adopted  by the council, on motion of Aid. Gilker,  seconded by Aid Madden.  A letter was read from James McFee, stating  that a first-class fire alarm system could be  installed for $1,200. A letter on the same  subject was received from Winnipeg asking  for a detailed statement as to what was  desired.  The consideration of the subject was postponed.  The ma}7or announced that a number of  residents in the district asked for an extension  of the water works from the terminus of the  system on Kootenay street to the end of Latimer street, a distance of about 600 feet. He  had asked for tenders for the digging and laying of a 2 inch pipe. The .Lawrence Hardware Co. wrote stating that they would do the  trench work at 12 cents per foot. A tender  was received from Hebden & Hebden offering  to do the digging at a like figure, and lay the  pipe at 28c. per foot, angles and T valves  extra.  The mayor was authorized to have the work  done.  Capt. Hodgins asked permission to use the  recreation grounds for drilling purposes two  evenings each week.  Permission granted.  It was decided to put in a catch basin at the  corner of Hendryx and Hall street.  The mayor suggested that he  be authorized  to prepare debentures  for the  by-laws   passed   j  on  the   9th   inst.     He   did    not   think   there  would be any objection to three of the by-laws.  As to the fourth���that dealing with the purchase of the electric light franchise and plant,  he understood that it was probable it would be  contested. However, as the price had not  been definitely settled, he suggested that the  finance committee should see the electric light  company on the point and ascertain the exact  figure. They could inspect the books, and, if  they thought necessary, appoint an auditor.  On motion of Aid. Hillyer, the mayor's  suggestion was adopted, and some accounts  having been passed, the council adjourned.  LOCAL NEWS.  CHALLENGE.  I hereby challenge Mr. J. Dill, of Kaslo, to  run a 100 yard race act Nelson for a purse of  $100, any time after fifteen days from date  hereof. Fifty dollars to be deposited with  some responsible party within ten days,  W. J. T.Watson.  Nelson, June 15th, 1898.  I hereby challenge Mr. A. J. Dill, of Kaslo,  to run a 100 yard race at Nelson,, on July 1st,  or before that date if acceptable  to   Mr.   Dill,  for |iooa side.     I have made a deposit of $25  with the Economist and would  ask   Mr. Dill  to make a similar  deposit  with some  equally  responsible party within ten days from date if  he means business.  J, Campbell.  Nelson   June 15th, 1898.  I hereby challenge A. J. Dill, of Kaslo,  to run a quarter mile race at Nelson on July  1, for $100 a side. I have made a deposit of  $25 with the Economist, and if Mr. Dill  wishes to take me up, he will be good enough  to place a like sum in the hands of some  responsible person, on or Ltfcie the 25th inst.  I also accept the challenge of the aforesaid  A. J. Dill as appearing in the Kaslo Morning  News of Saturday, June nth, and have  handed over the required deposit of $50 to  the Nelson Economist.  Joseph Thompson.  -    Nelson, June 14th,  1898.  Next  Rev. Father Ferland, of Nelson, conducted  services in the R. C. church at Kaslo, on Sunday last.  Editor Bailie of the Fort Steele Prospector,  has been selected by the Opposition to contest  East Kootenay with  Col. Baker.  Harry Lindley's dramatic company is holding the boards at Rossland, and is expected to  appear in Nelson at an early date.  The supporters of an independent candidate  for the local legislature held a meeting in  Rossland on Monday evening and arranged  for delegates to a convention to be held on the  21 st inst.  Stevens the tailor has opened up business at  room 9, Hillyer Block. He carries a full line  of samples, and guarantees satisfaction. He  also repairs, alters, cleans, presses and dyes  gents' clothing. Ladies' wool dress goods  sponged before making up. *  Born.���-In Nelson, on Tuesday,  June 7th  to the wife of Mr. A.  W.  Purdy,  a daughter  The waters of the lake continue to rise,  an  are now some  inches above   the   high  water  .mark. ��� ��� ��� ; -  The recreation grounds  have   been finder  going a cleaning up, and are, much   improve  therby.  The local company Rockey Mountain Rifle  will drill two evenings   each week in  the ball]  grounds.  The Nelson lacrosse team is practicing hard!  and will no doubt put up a good game on Do  minion Day, against New Denver.  There are 29 cases listed for the assizes  which open here on the 20th inst. Four of  these are on the criminal docket.  The fire laddies are getting in excellent  condition for the hose reel race on July 1st.  Thirty-three seconds is an ordinary run   now.  Registrar Simpkins finds he has more work  to do than any one man can accomplish, _and  will be furnished with an assistant.  The baseball game in the park on Sunday  afternoon between the Cracks and Cracker-  jacks was witnessed by a large and enthusiastic crowd  On Monday morning the body of J. H.  Hutchinson, who was drowned while boating  in the lake on May 15, was picked up near  the C.P.R. wharf.  W. A. Jowett had a ride to Vancouver in  the private car which left Nelson on Thursday  last with Vice-President O'Shaughnessy and  C.P.R. officials.  Mr. John Blaney, the Kootenay agent for  the two fine works, Cuba and Round the  World, is introducing them in Rossland. If  he meets with the same success there as he  has met with in Nelson, the works will be  well circulated in  Rossland.  There will be a strawberry social at the  school house pn Friday evening, commencing  at 8 o'clock, under the auspices of the Ladies'  Aid of the Baptist church. A good musical  and literary programme has been provided:  The members of Nelson Lodge No. 23,  A.F. & A.M., will celebrate St. John's day by  attending divine service at the Presbyterian  church on Sunday next. Rev. Mr. Frew, the  lodge chaplain, will deliver a sermon to the  brethren of the order.  Considerable amusement is afforded the  people on Baker Street by the intelligent man-  der in which a parrot, perched on the balcony  of the Hillyer & Clements' block, uses its  vocabulary. One of its favorite passtimes is  calling out to passers by " Nelson Economist,  only five cents.''  The True-Blue group, near Kaslo, has been  purchased by the Hall Mines Co., the price  being $65,000. The deal was made on behalf  of the company by T. G. Procter, and the property is believed to be one of tbe best in the  district. Mr. Procter has some beautiful samples of ore taken from the tunnel. Active development is proceeding.  ^S^J3?S^^ THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  PERSONAL.  D. W. Moore, of the Trail smeller, is in town.  G-. G. Day,   Rossland,   is at the  -ume.  P. W. Riddell was up from Pilot  jBay yesterday.  David   Brown,  of   the   Spokane  (creamery, is doing business in town.  Recorder Keen   is   improving in  1 health,   his   many   friends   will   be  happy to learn.     ������ ���-  H. M. Rumball and N.. R. Bul-  len, London, Eng., are at the Hume  They are looking over the mining  properties in the district.  Mrs. R. F. Toimie and child  arrived in Nelson last night from  Seattle. They will make this city  their home.  APPLICATION   F0 2 LIQUOR  LICENSE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  dale hereof, I, 'the undersigned,* intend to  make application for a license to sell liquor by  retail, on premises situate at Brockland on  the Lower Arrow Lake.  J. McDonald.  Brockland, June 12, 189S.  Notice of Application to  Cut Timber.  I hereby give notice that 1 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 K*ootenay district,  and more particularly described as follows :  Commencing at a post on north side of right  of way of B. G. S. Kail way, 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 east250  chains, or to west side line of one Newman's  application to purchase; thence south forty  chains; theuee west 250 chains to place of beginning.  Signed,  0. F. Hannington.  Goat River, B. C. May 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, on the lower Arrow Lake.  Dated this 28th day of May 1898.  Babtiste Saqin.  NOTICE.  Notice is hejeby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply 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 eastfrom Kootenay Lake, commencing  at a post marked N. AV. corner running east 120  chains, thence north 10 chains, thence east 130  chains, thence south 40 chains, thence west 130  chains, thence south 10 chains, thence west 120  chains, thence north 40 chains, to place of commencement.  Dated this 28th day of Mav, 1898. -  T. AV. Gray,  Nelson, B.C.  W. J. QUINLAN, D. D.S,  DENTIST  Mara Block,  Baker Street, Nelson  Special attention giren to crown and  work and the painless extraction of teeth  local anesthetics.  bridge  bo  ater  Refreshing Summer Beverages.  KolaSe,  Celery Sarsapar-  illa and Iron.    Ginger  VICTORIA    VANCOUVER    NELSON  We have j ust received ������.'a   large  shipment of  In the latest and best makes, ranging in sizes from 18 to 36 in children's and misses'.  Suitable  for children   from   two to  eighteen years of age.  We will offer at reduced  prices.  our    summer  Prints, Lawns, Organ=  dies, Jiuslins, Black and  Colored Dress Goods,  Shirt Waists, etc.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  Surveys   of   Lands,    Mineral    Claims,  Townsites,   Etc.  OFFICE:   Turner   Boeckh     Block,     Nelson  EASTMAN'S  $5.00.  ASK   TO   SEE   IT.  Dry Plates, Solio, Printing  Frames.  Thomson Stationery Co  Baker St,  Nelson.  Electoral District, West Kootenay, Nelson  Riding:  To Wit.  Public notice is hereby given to the electors  of the Nelson Hiding, district of West Kootenay  that in obedience to Her Majesty's writ to me  directed, and bearing date the seventh day of  June, in the year of our Lord one thousand  eight hundred and ninety eight, I require the  presence of the said electors, at the Court  House. Nelson, on the twenty-fifth day of June  at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing  one person to represent them in the Legislature of this province.  The mode of nomination of candidate shall  be as follows :  The candidate shall be nominated in writing:  the writing shall be subscribed by two registered voters of the district as proposer and seconder, and by three other registered voters.of  the said district as assenting to the nomination, and shall be delivered to the returning  officer at any time between the date of the proclamation and one p.m. of the day of nomination, and in the event of a poll being necessary  such poll will be open on the ninth day of July  189S, at the following places:  Court House, Nelson; Hall Siding, Ymir,  Erie, AVaneta. Waterloo, Silver King Mine,  Toad Mountain : Procter's Landing, West Arm:  Kuskonook, Rykerts CCustom House) Boundary,  Of which every person is hereby requested to  take notice and govern himself accordingly.  Given under my hand at Nelson the fifteenth  dav of June. 18)8.  AV. J. Gcepel,  Returning Officer.  Is the centre of attraction these hot days.  Try our Ice Cream Sodas, IVSade wi  azelwood   See Cream.,  ��  �� �� ��  DRUGS AND ASSAYER'S  SUPPLIES       &!  NELSON, B.C.  AVagon work and Blacksmithing in all its Branches.  H. A.  PROSSER,   Manager.  Lake St.,  Opp. Court House.  NELSON,   B.  C  urnism  Are ahvays in demand, when seasonable goods are offered at  reasonable    prices. We    always    carry    a fine  selection of  in all the newest   shades   and   styles,    and by  the best makers, at prices which defy competition ; also Neckwear, embracing the very latest novelties. The place to secure  everything in the gent's furnishing line is at  Baker Street,   Nelson.  Agents for Kennedy & Douglas, Merchant Tailors, Toronto, and  Tolton A: McKay, Fine Custom Shirt Makers, Hamilton  Before buying a  OR  Organ  Go to Painton's, the  unjniu&JKJWUlSUiai  K��PI ��r,JC5.W  ^^^aror^^^rj^r!^^ THK NELSON ECONOMIST.  .  i:  I  in  IS  WOMAN'S KINGDOM.  of fresh butter in an, omelet pan.  When hot, put in an ounce or two  of finely chopped ham and fry for a  few seconds. ,. Pour in the beaten  eggs, etc., and  Spots and marks on woollen gowns^  are easily removed by rubbing them  well Avith a cake of magnesia.   Hang  the gown away   for   a   day-', or 'two [slowly (with a fork) over   a  bright | X  commence   stirring  If  ���and then brush thoroughly.  ��"the spot has not entirehr disappeared, repeat the process. ��� -"Other  gowns besides those of wool can  often be cleaned'by this means, and  laces that are slightly soiled are  freshened up by .rubbing them well  with'- magnesia and .aliowin? it to  remain on the lace for'a short time.  One   of  the   first, surprises   that  people have <as they begin to realize  that thej* are -leaving the record   of  a goodly.. number ,of 3'ears. behind  them, is that people think the3<T are  old.      'Ca'sual "remarks to that effect  made before them come as a distinct  shock.     -The spirit does not   grow  old ;  it. is .merely hampered .-by. physical infirmities, and   more   particularly public  opinion.      People    are  made old ; ,they   give   up   youthfu 1  practices because people think   they  should, though  that   was   more  in  the past than in the present.   'There  is,no doubt that people, women par-  tic.ilarly, lost much    oi   their .physical' force   because   as. they .grew  older it was " proper'' for  them   to  give up   this   and   that   and   settle  d 3vvn. -Now'.that grandmothers ride  bicycle,   -thinsfs   have   changed  and brisk fire.' . When the mixture  begfins to eet firm, fold the' omelet  into the shape of ran o\^al cushion.  Allow it to set and to get a light  brown. Turn out on to an oval  dish and serve quickly.  CLUB  HOTEL-  'Corner-Stanley-and-Silica Streets  RATES; $1 per day and'up.  Schooner Beer, 10 cents  E. J,   Curran, 'Proprietor.-  IP  A ^   Good;  And see Avhat you require in our line, and before purchaij  ing elsewhere call and examine our stock and get price!  A full stock and great variety to select from. Our goocj  are the-.very best to be had.    Teas and coffee a specialty  Promptly Delivered to any part of the city.  S��*?  n  Manii<  The   onl  y  first-class' saloon  in the  ���city.       -. ' '  a  for  id d  ;et that we are  ih^s*  c,c4.  en's  rg^st .'importers  kin  The    Choicest    Liquors  ai-ways in  stock  th  Mixed  drinks    of   all    kinds  '     specialtv..  a  MS  1^  63    "ii  E82E  $'  -^^���#-^^-  ���r    -a   b **&,. g  1W ~  r*  so-me-what-.- Almost & nyone can  remember, as a child, wondering  how.it would', seem to be very old--  in the child's estimation, 20, ^o  even 40 years. Then when the  20,30, even 40 years have passed,  the child, who lias become a woman,  looks back and thinks that she feels  little older and surprisingly little  wiser than that child.  All the best brands   of cigars are  to be had at  1 fie  ~1\ rf  |%/.��   O -Tl   &"1 CB TICS 11  D.  A. ricBEATH, 'Proprietor.  ���Josephine St..   -   Between Baker and Victoria.  The   best   disinfectants   are   sunlight,   fresh   air,   soap   and    water.  They are all that are needed   unless  there is actual desease in the house.  It is not   at   all  necessaiw   to   keep  carbolic acid standing about a bathroom    if  absolute   cleanliness   prevails.      There are the so-called disinfectants��� deodorizers, which take  away bad odors, but do not  destroy  the   cause ;  antiseptics   and    others  that are largely composed'of oxygen,  which is easily' given- out   to   combine with tiie same element destroying   effete    matter.      Chloride     of  lime is oi the latter   class   and   per-  managr-nate of potassium is another,  both    being     effective.      Copperas ! J>  merely    precipitates    solid     matter j J  from liquid,   but   does   not   destro\  ��9  race's  . ��^Ji'-^t&2��TZCL.��^ZtX*&a\l*Zll** *?jfttr *  TTT^  ruxT>:ress  ^^iaii��ag5Tjflagw.?a  *',^?&Si[r��2i-y33  And Delivery Service  Will alwavs   be  found. proriiDt and1  satisfactory.       Parcels    carried   at  reasonable-rates and with the great  est care.  STAND:  1  ilQK:Vfl1AH 1  OPPOSITE QUEEN'S  HOTEL  3AKBR STREET  NELSON,   B.C.  -^��^  A  I A  2L&  3  W^ W% W~^ F\  ii  E.  I  <D  MERCHANT  w\JL^<^  TAILOR,  H j or-h  C3  more   than   the   bad   odor  Char  coal is good as a disinfectant, but its I %  process is. slow.       It is a good   plan ; f  to always keep a piece of it   in   the  refrigerator.       Sulphur     has     1  Front of Vancouver  Hardware store. Baker Street.  Telephone 82.  Kevidence, near the brick yard,  Water   St.  SUNBURN I  TAN AND  k   n-\ :l^ %*/. a V JL, a._-* a3  A Magnificent Line of Scotch Tu-ecds and Worsted,  and West ��� of England Trousering-s, Suitable for  Spring wear. A special feature of Fancy Worsted  S u i t i n gs   Class Suits Made in the  o cy  Latest  Stvles.  1 <��>  4$  O ^ T'%  jel  Jfe.^1  3    & -  iaker  ��  ffF^K  Nelson, B, C.  oeen  Roman  T  alvdor     removes  proved less effective  than   corrosive'^   ^lLLCLl1      ^iywx      iCiAiuvCS  sublimate in killing disease   -erms  !|   t!1?se '^"ovances, softens the  ' : <-^    skin and  beautifies  the  com-  �� plexion. No lady's toilet  complete without it. For sale  onlv at  but steam is by far   the   most   satisfactory process.  <&  Break four eggs into a basin, add $  a good tablespoon of cream or milk 'f  and a pinch   of  white   pepper   and  ���  tf**if  ��ANSTONES' DRUG  Cor.  Baker and Josephine Sts  d  nr  O  ���  /������iK>i:-**A  ianufacturers' Agents.  Agents for Manitoba Produce Company, Gold Drop Flour,  Wheat Manna, Manitoba Grain Co., M. R. Smith & Co's  Biscuits, Etc.  NELSON,  B. G*  P. O,  ^x 498.  beat thoroughly.       Melt   an   ounce ; l^^^^^^^^^^^^Z  -r,~.:\xh  '^i��V" THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  SPARE MOMENTS.  Paw," asked the little boy,  Idn'.t  you   say in   your    speech  you expected the   map   of  the  |ld to be  changed  soon?"      "T  hk   I   did,''   ���said   the     orator.  vhan   what is   the  use    of    my  liyin' jograph ?"  'Why didn't you have the bur-  jar arrested when you caught  ji in your house ?" " My hus-  |idand he got to talking about the  and   as   they   had   the  Inions my husband let  hirn   go.  But how couId ryou. h aye the  li'rt to hang a man for stealing a  p horse ?" asked the tourist.  ~*or two reasons," Rubberneck  11 explained. "They wasn't  [thin' else to hang him fer, an'  py wasn't nobodv else handy to  no- " "  [She had gone up the scales once,  Id than she had gone down the  ties.  same  a  At\  i hen   she   had  done    the  ne thing over again, after   which  (me one asked : -".In what school  music were you taugrht ?"   Thereon some one. else   interrupted   in  undertone:    " Judgiug   by  the  ed, I should say it was a   riding  llool."      And   there   were    many  sent who deemed   the   sentiment  zood one.  I think," said the 3^01111 g, man,  '' that if you would give me  chance I could elevate the stage.  "Oh," replied the manager,  " there's no excuse for that expense !  The1 stage' is high enough,- and  everything would be all right if we  could only get the ladies td fenibve  their hats."  Funniman���Now,    there's    your  husband    coming,    Mrs.     Candor:  Let's make a little surprise for him.  "Mrs. Funniman and I will hide  behind the curtains here, and you  tell him that 3^our expected guests  haven't come. Then we'll step  out and surprise hirh. Mrs. Candor  (obeying, order)���Well, John, our  expected guests have disappointed  us���Mr. and Mrs. Eunniman  haven't come- Mr. Candor (heartily)��� Thank heaven !  Honolulu papers to   hand   report  the total rainfall for May in the  " Paradise of the Pacific'' was 45  .inches ! Nearly four feet of rain in  one month, but still some people  here grutrb'e at a. few inches, during the winter months only.  '; What do you mean," glared  the editor, "by sa37ing here that ' if  you can get mone3^ legitimateW in  oolitics, take her?' Why do vou  put mone3^ in the feminine gender ?''  " Because she talks," grinned the  reporter.  lightning Ice Cream Freezers.       Pails   made  of  best Virginia White  Cedar, with Electric Welded Avire hoops.  :SS  U8  ~| f" '^T'" will you roast oyer a hot cooking stove during  _!__!_ _JL this warm weather Avhen Ave can supply 3rou  with a coal oil stove Avhich will save 3/our temper as Avell as  3*our pocket?    You can do ai^thing Avith them.  We h-ive also a fine line of house furnishings on hand.  Doors, Sashes and Turned Work, Brackets and  ce Fittings.  Satisfaction Guaranteed.    Prices Reasonable.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  HEAD OFFICE: Nelson, B. C.  .    BRANCHES AT  ROSSLAND  SANDON  TRAIL  1    UI\K-<  th!>pe FORKS  NELSON KASLO  SLOCAN CITY        &  Are receiving Seasonable .Goods for the best trade  of Nelson in the lines of  The quality is the best and the prices are  right. As alwa\rs, our stock of Crockery  and Glassware is full and being added to  CI* *j    X A V��� \_. V_jL \_. \^x. ��� ��������*�����������   ������������������   .�������������   ��� ���������*���������*.*���������������   ��� �������������  '^\KT-'ry;' -want to enlighten our  little world about us in  regard to Wall Paper Buying. We  want 3'ou to know that right here  3'ou will find the Choicest, Cheapest  and Cheeriest patterns. Bu3' nowhere till 3^ou have looked about  you enough to see. what we are  shoAving. We don't want 3rou to  ibuy from only examining our stock  but we want you to see other stocks  and know the sin,  ority of;.  superi" Ours.  Corner Baker and Stanley Sts., Nelson.  ^TT**  -*V  H. D. HUflE, Manager.  Is  Now Open to the Public ....  New Building, NeAv Furnishing,   Steam Heat in eve^ Room,  Ever3rthing   Strictly   First-Class,  Sample Rooms.  Large    and   Well-Lighted  Corner Vernon  and Ward Streets.  E  THIS WEEK AT  mxuXSSA.  A  large  els  a  Dress Goods, Ladies' Capes and jackets,  assortment to choose from.  We cany a full line of Clothing, Gent's Furnishings, Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes. Our prices on  these lines are right.  J"  oi  /  m  ^iMsmMm,BMtMMM^^ -JSvST^r^T^TO^g? TO  THE NELSON ECONOMIST.  s  i 5  1   -  : i  :f-  <c  , t  PROVINCIAL   SECRETARY'S    OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor has  been pleased to make the following-appointment :  ;.   25th May, 1898.  AV. F Robkbtson, of the City of Montreal,  Esquire, B A, Sc, to be Provincial Mineralogist,  vice William A Carlvle, Esquire, resigned  of  Votes, under the  'the''"'.Redistribution  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  20th May, 1898.  ITis Honour   the   Lieutenant-Governor   lias  been pleased to appoint the  undermentioned  persons to be  Collectors  provisions of section Iti of  Act, 1S9S," namely: ,  John D. Sibbald, of Revelstoke, for the Rev-  cl.stoke Riding. West Kootenav Electoral District.    \ ,;.,;;;,^^^^=,.:==:=;,,..' '   .-���  Alexander Lucas, of Kaslo, for the Sloean  Riding, West Kootenay Electoral District.  Roderick F. Tolmie, of Nelson, for the Nelson  Riding, AVest Kootenay Electoral District.  John Kirktjp, of Rossland, for the Rossland  Riding, West Kootenay Electoral District.  And His Honour the Lieu tenant-GoTernor  has been pleased to appoint the undermentioned person to be a Distributing Collector,  under the provision of section 17 of the said  Act. namely :  In the former Electoral District of West Kootenav, George A. McFarland, of Neison.  LIST OF NAMES OF VOTERS AND APPLICANTS TO BE PLACED ON THE VOTERS'  LIST, TRANSFERRED FROM SOUTH RJD-  IWG TO NELSON RIDING,.. WEST KOOTENAY ELECTORAL DISTRICT:  Adams John Alexander, Rykert, miner. A die  Fred,.Fort sheppard, hotelkeeper. Aikenhead  Alex D.., Nelson, clerk. Aldous Herbert, Nelson, accountant. Allan Alexander, Nelson,  carpenter. Allan John, Nelson, steamboat  man. Allen James Crothers, Ymir, merchant.  Allen Thoburn, Nelson, bookkeeper. ..Anderson John, Nelson, minor. Anderson James,  Nelson, purser. Anderson Joseph, Kootenay  River, rancher. Amiable John Edward, Nelson, agent. Applewhaite Edward, Nelson,  real estate agent. Armstrong James Albert,  Nelson, veterinary surgeon. Arrows in itli John,  Goat River, rancher. Arthur Edward C, Nelson, physician. Arthur, Matthew K., Nelson,  irce miner. Aslipitel Walter Shepherd, Nelson  soda water labourer. Askew James, Nelson,  miner. Asseiin Arthur, Nelson miner. Avon  Henry II., Nelson,  blacksmith.  Ball AVilliam, Nelson,  tinsmith.     Bain bury,  AA'illiam H., do., carpenter. Bannerman James,  do., merchant.     Rannerman   John,  do.,   merchant.     Barrie   Peter,   do.,    miner.      liarrett  Albert,  do.,   butcher.      Barrett   Thomas,  do,,  miner.    Barton Frederick  William, do., teamster.    Bates Fred, do., miner.   Banghen James,  do, laborer.     Baxendale  Richard," do,   m'ner.  Baxter John Bradford, do, plasterer.     Reasley  Gh'aries Edward, do, railway employe.    Beatti'e  James,   do,   teamster.     Beck   Harry   D.,   Fort  Sheppard,   carpenter.      Beer  George   Stafford,  Nelson, railway employe.   -Bell John, do, lumberman.     Bellamy   Henry    Rose,   do,    mining  broker.    Rennet Williain,*Yinir, minor.    Bern-  Thomas, Nelson, lumberman.    Bigelow George  A., do, trader.    Blaekwell William  Walter, do,  produce dealer.    Blanehard   diaries, do, painter.    Blundell Richard   do, miner.    BoiceSmn  uel,   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   H.,  Nelson,   barrister.      Boyd   James,   do.   miner.      Bradford  Ralph, do, stenographer.    Bradford   Ralph, do.  stenographer.       Bradley   Robert,   Henrv.   do.  clerk.    Bradley Jolm 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 owner.    Brown   AVillian'i,  Nelson,   miner.      Rrown   Thomas,   do,   miner.  Brown Thomas,  do,  prospector.    Brown   Thomas, do. assayer and chemist.    Brown Charles  Southwell Massingbcrd, do, bank clerk.  Brock-  man Sidney Yates,  do,  merchant.    Buchanan  Arthur Hamilton,   do.   bank   manager.      Bu-  Ja.mes  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  Burngeat   Archibald  G,   do.   clerk.  Andre\v, Ymir. miner.    Bush Howard,  clerk.     Butler   James  F..  do, miner.  grocery clerk. Cameron Hugh Robert, do, agent  Cameron Charles, do. miner.   Cameron James,  Kootenay. River, miner.   Campbell Allan, Nelson, merchant.    Campbell Frank,  do,  miner.  Campbell John, do,'mariner. <'ampbell Angus,  do, steamboat man.   Campbell Arthur James,  Ymir, miner.   Campbell John, Nelson, steamboat man.   Campbell Johnston  Ronald Campbell, do, mining engineer.    Cary  George  Lu-  nell, Ymir, miner.    Carrie .Alexander, Nelson,  contractor.   Carley Robert Henry, do, commission   agent.    Cawley  Edward,  do,., carpenter;  Chandler Frederick  C, do, surveyor.   Chapman ..Henry,  do,  engineer.    CLiprnan  Joseph  Howe,   do,   miner.,   Christie   Charles''David  John,   do,   broker.      Chesnutt   John   Robert,  Ymir, .-miner.   Chesley Edward, Nelson, conductor.     Clark John  Gdfrey, do,   telegraph'  operator.        Clavis   William   Alexander,   do,  miner.     Clements   Austin   Henry,   do,   hotel  keener.-. Collin Thomas Augustus,  do, miner.  Col-fins John, do. farmer.    Conway James, do,  miner.   Conway  Patrick,, do, miner.    Connor  Henry Edmund, do, clerk.    ConnellJohn Wesley, do, carpenteiv Connell'William, do. contractor.    Cookson Wilfred, do, laborer.   Cooner  Richard:.Thomas,- do.  clerk.    Cordingley Edward,   do,  clerk.    Corlett Robert,  do,  miner.  Ccistcllo William  A., do,  clerk.    Cousins. Herbert Archer, do.  clerk.    Couch William, Koot  uiw.v River, rancher.    Coulter Samuel K'gerton,  Ymir, miner.   Crawford V\ illiam, Nelson, carpenter.     Creamer Christopher James,   Ymir,  miner.     Griddle.. Percy,   Nelson,   bookkeeper.  Croaisdaile   Henry   Edward,   do,   commercial  Crowe   Elbridge,    do,    teamster.  Frederick    Norman,    do,   miner.  Cummings Norman   McLeocl.  do, soda wa er  maker.     Cunmiing   George  Beil   Irving, do.  clerk.   Cummins Henry Colin, Procter's Landing, lighthouse keeper.    Curran Edward John.  Nelson, hotelkeeper. Churches Aloert   Ernest,  V\ anctii, miner.  Dalpe Aldric,"Ne"sou. miner.   Davies Thomas  J.,  K-iOteiiay-River,  rancher.       Davys  Montague Stanley, Nelson, engineer. Da.\ is Corner,  do. clerk.    Davis Jonathan, do, miner.    Davies  William   Huntley,   do,   electrician,      Dawson  James, do, hotelkeeper.    Dawson 'Thomas, do,  miner.   Day Oscar William, do, te'ograph operator.     'Day on' James, do, miner,   Deii-Smith  Chambers,  do, journalist.     Derrah   Marshall,  do,   miner.   Derrah   Marshall, do,  miner.    De-  -c!l   Pet'er, do, hotelkeeper.   .Dickson   William  John Giilespie. do, mining broker.    I'ixo i Wii-  ii;i", John Gilh'spie. do. broker.      Dillon John  Oormack, do,   tailor.    Dimock   William  J., do.  miner. DocKorill Francis Eiimond, Ymir,miner.  Donahue   U i liam,    Nelson,   teamster,     Donnelly James, Fort sheppard, rancher.   Donovan  rim', Kootenay River, carpenter.    Dorey John.  Nel-on, farmer. Dove W'iliiam Ernest, Rykert.  minerl    I'over Jacob,   Nelson, 'jeweler.- Dow-  -ing  AYilliam Henry,  do,  clerk.     Dow   Alex-  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.  Haines Hubert Bolton,, Nelson,  bank  clerk.  .Hall Abraham, do, bricklayer.     Hall, Herbert'  Ernest, do, dentist.   Hall William HM do, prospector.     Hall AVilliam, do, telegraph operator.  Halliday Thomas, do, stonemason. Hale George  Washington,-do, shipwright. Haley James, do,  blacksmith.   -I-Iamber Claud S. P.,  do,  agent.  Hamilton   John,   do,  C.P.R.  agent.     Hamlin  Ferdinand,'Ymir,  miner.     Hanson ��� AVilhelm,  Nelson, hotelkeeper.    Hanna William  Lome,  do, blacksmith. Hannington Robert AVetmore,  do, solicitor, etc.     Harber Charles, Sanca, free  miner.     Hargreaves  John James, do, gentleman.   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 AVilliam,  do,  miner.    Heathcote G,  W. "Bruce, do, clerk.   Hebden .Bernard Sydney,  do, plumber.   Hebden Frank Englis, do, plumber.   Heddle Robert, do, carpenter.    Heddle  Malcolm, do, baker.   Hepburn John,  do,  carpenter, .i  Herring   William John,   do,   miner.  Hicks James,   do,   clergyman.     Hill   AVyman  John, do, printer.     Hillyer Charles, do, builder.      Hirsch    John,   do,   surveyor.     Hirsch  John, do, provincial land'surveyor.  Hipperson  Arthur John, do, tinner.     Hoag John Morley,  do, photographer.     Hodge George Cadenhead,  do, telephone superintendent. Hodgins Arthur  E., do, civil  engineer.     Hodson  AA'illiam,  do,  baggage man.   Hogg James, do, photographer.  Holbrook     George,    do,    scavenger.     Plolden  Isaac,   do.   hotelkeeper.  ��� Holdich    Augustus  Henry, do,  assayer.  .'Holt Grange Ariret,  do,  bank'manager.  'Hoover Newlin,: do, rancher.  Houghton    Charles    Mqlyneux,    do,   miner.  Houston John,  do,  jn'inte'r.     Howard. Harry,  Fort Sheppard, miner.   Howard John, Nelson,  watchmaker.     Huckerley Peter, do, telegraph  operator. Hughes Mitchell, do, laborer.  Hugo-  nin Charles,   do,   miner.   -Huni'irey   AVilliam  ���Keys,''Ymir,- livery-> stable keeper.  Hume Horace Duiican, Nelson,  hotel keeper.     Hume J.  Fred,   do,   merchant.      Hunter  Thomas,   do,  mechanic.   Hunter George Alex, do, insurance  agent.     Hurry Frederick Knight,  do, dairyman,  '���hurry* Robert,   do,  ba.ker.     Huseroft  James,   Kootenay River,- rancher.      Huseroft  William R.,  Kootenay River,  rancher.      Huseroft    George,     Rykert,    miner.      Houghton  Arthur Case, Nelson, farmer.   '������  Harry, do, laborer.   Malone John J., do, hoi  keeper,   Malloy Michael,  do, miner.   Mali  Charles, do, drayman.   Manhart George  land, do, brakeman.    Markell William, do, ij  cher.     Marks   Alfred   John,  do,  hotelkeei  Marshall Thomas E, do, miner.   Martin PI  ert, do, clerk.   Martin John Robert,  do, clcl  Martin George Edward   Campbell,   do,   ril  chant.   Mason Thomas, do, miner.     Mathef  John H, do. barber.   Matheson George, do,|  borer. Maunsell Richard Edwyn Hare, do,  ing.    Mawrmann Paul, do,  miner.   May Tj  mas 13., do, barber.   Meehan Martin, do, mill  Mellor Joseph Edv/a.rd. do, miner.   MerryfiJ  John, do, miner.   Merchant Charles, do, mirl  Mighton  Samuel J., do,  merchant.   Mighj  Benjamin Beebe, do,  clerk.   Miles John,  mi'.-er..'     Miller  Joseph   Alfred,   Goat  Ril  Crossing,  carpenter.   Mills Sandford,   Nelsj  hotelkeeper.   Mills Sanford, do, miner.   M?  Edward  James, do,  merchant.   Mil's Thon  Alfi'ed, do. sign painter.   Mitchell Charles,  railroad   man,    Mitchell .George   Henry,  engiriec*!-.   Molsen  Charles,   Boundary,, mh  Monaghan   Michael   Charles,   Nelson,   mini  Monroe Arnot,  do,  trainman.   Montreuil l\  gene, do, miner   Moore Abner Wellington,  contractor     Morgan   John.1 Kootena.v   Riv|  rancher   Morice David  T, FredenV-ton.  ho'  keeper   Morden George Herbert, Nelson, cl{  skyman     iArorris    David,   do,  civil    engine!  Morrison   Hugh,   Rykert, miner.      Morris!  William John James, Nelson barber ; Moriai  Thomas,   do,   laborer       Moyle   .William,''  ci  miner   Muir   Andrew  Crichton.  do, barrisll  Munro   John,   do,   carriage   builder    MurpF  Malachias, Yrmir, miner   Mussen  Horace W7I  .bert'orce, Nelson, assayer.     Moneypenny  Bi|  cket, Howard, Waneta.  McAltnan John Abraham, Nelson, carpentcl  AlcArtlrur Duncan, do. carpenter. McArth"  James, do, laborer. McArthur Glen Allen,  carpenter. McArthur Robert, do, laborcj  Mcrieaih Duncan Aj-chibald, dosaoon keepfj  McCandlish AA'illiam Edgar, do. laborer. M  1 ausland Htigh, do, laborer. MrCtilloch AJ  drew Lake, do, cnnl engineer. McGh ary  bert, do, miner. McGreath James, do, hai  ware rnercl.'ant, McDonald Aiexar.cier, dl  clerk. McDonald Dune n, do, carpenter. Mf  )>onald John, do, laborer. McDonald Jot  An^us, do. miner     MrDonalo James, rto, m<]  do  Goal  H'-dt-r, "do,"'" engineer,        Dow   Alexander,  'jiuineer. Dow       John Wilson,  iivor,   anchor.    l)0\]c,   v\ illiam  Samuel. Nelson,   contractor.        Doyle   Georg .   do,   clerk.  l)o\ le George, do. cleiv.     '��� 'risco 1 John J> seph.  do.   butcher     Driscoll  Thorna-�� J.,   Fort Shep  oarci, - onl :actor     Drew Richard William, Nei  sou..  C.   P.   <>-   cmployo.     Drydc n  John,   do  moulder.       Duhhinel   Henry,   -^o.,   c>rpeii.er.  Duhninel Jos-'ph, do. farmer,    DumoutJo eph.  do, laJior. r.    Duncn   Wiliium  .Alexander, do.  mining bro-er,    Duncan i lioinns J., do. na^er.  Duncan   Thomas  Johnson, do, mine manager,  Dunlop John, do, miner.  Egan Thomas, Nelson, teamster. Elliott  Frederick, do, barrister at law. Elliott Harold  Clinton, do, shipwright. Elliott John, do,  barrister. Eliis George, AVaneta, rancher,  Emory Arthur Dunham, Nelson, merchant,  Emerson Frank Elliott, >elson, clerk. English  James, Kootenay River, laborer. English  Thomas, Kootenay River, laborer. Ettar  Charies, Nelson, lumberman. b vans Henrj  Jones, do, merchant. Ewart Alexander  Charies, do, architect. Eplett Ernest, do.,  miner.  Farwell Arthur Stanhope, Nelson, civil ei "  gineer. Faron Joseidi, do., miner. Feena.-.  "lA'illiam, do., miner. Ferguson Edward, do.',  clerk. Kerland Arthur, do., jnerchant. Finlay  Afi.diibald, do., miner. Finlay Jotham, do*,  miner. Finucane I-'rancis Joseph, do, accountant. Flahiff Edward, do, miner. Fletcher  Krank, do, land commissioner. Fletcher John,  do, tailor. Fletcher John Ovvnsworth, do,  printer. Fleet John, do, carpenter. Flewry  Albert, do, painter. Fl'ynn Thomas, Ymir",  miner. Flynn t'homas, 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 Han, Ymir, miner. Foster Howard M. Nelson, farmer. Eraser Roderick I> , do, miner. Fraser John, do, accountant, Freer Harry Cortlandt, do, civil engineer.  Frost Ed ward, do, steam titter.  Ince Robert, Nelson, constable. Ironside  William Nelson, do, butcher. Irvine Frederick,  do, merchant. Irvine Herbert Thomas, do,  clerk. Irvine William, do, merchant. Irving  John Alexander, do, merchant. Irving Edward Bond, do, free miner. Irwin Albert,  Nelson, miner. -Irwin Percy, do, bank messenger.  Jackson George A., Nelson, butcher. Jackson  John D, do, miner. Jackson iramson, do,  butcher. Jackson Frank Andrew, do, packer.  Jameson AVilliam .-Morley, do, clerk. Jarvis  Colborne       Dennis,        '-"elson, policeman.  Jarvis Frederick AA'illiam, do, miner.  Jaynes Percy Franklin, do. merchant. Jefferson Albert, Kootenay River, laborer. Jeffreys  Albert, Nelsdn, miner. Jeffre>s Albert, do,  brakeman. Jeszkowicz Cliarles, do, watchmaker.' Johnson Axel, do, hotelkeeper. Johnson Archie Main waring, do, barrister and solicitor. Johnson Abraham Nicholas, do, hotel  man. Johnson George 11, do, miner. Johnstone George, do, customs officer. Johns Solomon, do, hotel keeper. Joye John, do, contractor. Jov.-ett William Austin, do, real estate  agent.  cnanan  Bunyan  Bunker  Ronald,  miner.  dealer.  Burgess  Nelson,  Byrne Michael James, do, bus driver.  Cairns Andrew, Ymir, mining engineer. Cal-  brick A-Vesley, Nelson, car peri ter."' Caldwall  John, do, laborer.    Caldwell AVilliam John, do.  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 Ay ton, do. druggist. '(J iff en Terrence  Hamilton, do, registrar. Gignac Joseph, do.,  laborer. Gillctt William, do," carpenter. Gilchrist George Nieol, do, agent. Gilker James  A., do. merchant. Goepel W'iliiam John, do,  inspector of odices. Goldsmith Frank G, do,  farmer. Goodwin Charles Frederick Smith, do,  hotelkeeper. Good Herbert E., do, clerk.  Goodeve Herbert George, do. accountant. Gordon John Gillillau, do, bookkeeper. Gordon  Arthur Lindsay, do, miner. Gosnell AVilliam,  do., brewer. Graham George AV., do, conductor. Graham Robert Williamson, do, boiler  maker. Graham William, do, miner. Graham  John Robert, do. clerk. Graham William II.,  do, shoemaker. Groham Hartley, do. telegraph  Grant  11 time.  operator. Graham Knoch, do, barber.  Fdward. do. teamster. Grant William  do., accountant. Grantham Frank,  notary public. Gravel Frank, Nelson,  Gray George Washington, do, engineer.  PiM:repont    Hamilton,   do,    engineer.  Ymir,  miner,  G ray  Grav  Robert Scott, do, carpenter.     Green Jacob, do,  Kalb, Alford Frederick, Kootenay river,  rancher. Kearns Henry, Nelson, miner.  Kealey Michael, do, miner. Keays i.eorge  Herbert, Ymir, cook. Keel'er George H. Nelson, lumberman. Keefer John M., do, teamster. Keefer John Mole, do, merchant. Keefer  Thomas S, do, cook. Keel'e David, Ymir,  hotel 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. Klnahan Thomas, do. bank clerk,  Kirk, .John Albert, do, surveyor. Kirkpatrick  John A., do, clerk. Kirkpatrick Edward, do,  miner. Klaveno John, Ymir, teamster. Knight  AVilliam. Ymir, miner. Knowles John, Nelson,  dairymen. Knoulton Albert, Ymir, dairyman.  Kydd George, Nelson, bank manager.  Lafrance   Elzear   Mazaire,   Kootenay   Lake,  rancher.      Lamont   Peter,  Nelson,   druggist.  Lamont John, do, carpenter. Lambert AVilliam  Hubert, do, hotelkeeper.    Lance  Richard, do,  bridge builder.    Lawler Edward Miles,   Goat  River Landing, cook.    Lawrin Adelor, Nelson,  carpenter.      Lawr   William,   do,    bricklayer.  Lawrence   James,    do,    hardware   merchant.  Lawson David, do, laborer.    Lemon Robert E,  do,   merchant.     Lennox   George Luther,   do,  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 River, rancher.     Livingstone 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  W,    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, hotelkeeper.  Macdonell Henry Edward, Nelson, freight  agent. Macdonald Hugh, Ymir, miner. Macdonald Reginald Murray, Nelson, barrister-at-  law. Macfarlane Duncan Brodie, do, freight  checker. Mackay Murdoch, do, clerk. Madden Anthony, do, oarpen'er. Madden Thomas,  do. hotelkeeper. M*>grand Geortrc Charles, do,  brewer.    Mahon Frank, do,   miner.   Malanson  chant.     McDonald Price,  Sanca, miner.   Mj  Donald John Hugh, NVNon,  blacksmith.    Ml  Donaid  Duncan  A., do,  rancher.     McDona  vV illiam Charlton, do, clerk. IV'cDormld Angui  do, lineman.    McDouurall  Robert, do, iaborel  M.cF'ar)and George, do, contractor.   McFarlatj  Dun an .A  do, customs officer. .VicFarlane Th|  nas,  Saiioa, miner.   -McFVirlane   AA'illiam  ���A'eison,   physician.       McGh-c   James   B.,   dl  builder.      McGrath  Michael,   do,   bridgemal  vicHardy Charles Forbes, do, laborer. Mclnnj  Israel, Coat --River- Landing,   blacksmith    Mj  Kay   Charles  A.    Nelson, prospector.    McKci  -tephci,   do,   carpenter,      McIOij   James, dj  black^milh.   McKen'-lly \lahew H., oo, curpe  ter.    McKim   John   Herbe t,  do,   mi;er.    Ml  Kiilop Alexander L  wson.   do.  ass  yer.    JVlJ  Kinnon Alex F.", do. <?hiet' of police.   McKinuoi  Cowan R do, laborer.    McKinnon John Jo-epf  vA'aneta, contractor.    McKirdy   David, Watej  ioo Landing, prospector:    McLaren  John,  Nej  >on, a�� count ant.    MrLarty Archibild,    o. coil  sractor     McLa'chie John, do,   surveyor.    M{  LaUi-'hlan   V\ illLtni   Lee,  do,   miner. * McLe  David   li.,   do.   miner.    Mc.Le.-tn  Samuel,   c1  eook.    McLe. n  John,   do.  plnmbcr.   McLe  vv illiam C, do, contractor. McLennan Willia  Thorn ;s, S--tnca, free miner.    McLcnn-in Dav:  ic, free miner.   McLennan John Allen, NeJs  iai.orer.    McLen'.an John   Churl, s, Sanca  fi  miner.   McL> nnai   John  Charles,  Sanca, fr  miner.    McLeod John. Ymir, po-tmaster,    jy  Leo-1 Robert G rvin, Nel-on,   nnning.    Mcle  N-eii, do,   miimr.    McMannus John Henry  c  carpenter.    McMillan Henry Allen,  do, mini  AlciVIorris  Da,vid   C.    do,  mariner.    McMor  Willie in "'George,    do,    printer.        McNauia  James, do, carpenter.    McPhee James do, eh  ;ri inn.        MoPherson   Thomas   shanks,   c  clerk.     McQue* n  Thomas   Kimisbury,   Ym  ��� ncrchait      McRa-i   John, Nelson,   wood cc  tractor.   McVean Hugh, do, carpenter.  Naden George R, Nelson, lumberman. Nc  lands Hamilton George, do, photograpln  Nee lands James, do, photographer. Neelan  Samuel, do, merchant. Nelson Robert Olive  do, free miner. Nelson John Thomas, do, bv  cher. Newman Frederic Leslie, do, free min  Newbound Albert, Ymir, butcher. Newt(  William Melville, Fort Sheppard, agent. Ne*  ling Onslow, Nelson, contractor. Newingtt  Arthur    AVilmott,   Rykert,    miner. Newi  Thomas Henry, Nelson, clerk. Nitz Ernest, <  miner. Nixon James, do, carpenter. Nixi  Hugh, do, millwright. Nolan John Heigh  AVaneta, customs officer. Noonan Patrick, iV  son, miner. Northridge Charles. Ymir, mine  Noxon Alfred Tennyson, Nelson, jewel!;-  Numi George, do, accountant.  Oates John, Nelson, butcher. 0'Bri��<  Nicholas, Sanca, free miner. Oddie Thorn?  Henry, Ymir, blacksmith. O'Driscoll Georj;  R G, Nelson, capitalist. O'Parrel 1 Thomas 1  do, draughtsman. Olds Charles, Ryker  miner. O'Neil John, Goat River, mine  O'Reilly Martin, Nelson, clerk. Osier Franc  Llewellyn, do, broker. Owen George Berber  do, gentleman.  Palmer Charles Henry, Nelson, gentlemai  Pauquette Joseph Alfred, do, telegraph open  tor. Park Thomas, Waterloo Landing, prospei  tor. Parkes Ernest, Nelson, prospector.. Par  ridge George, do, government official Parki  Joseph, do, prospector Parkinson Thomas, d<  traveller Parr Sterling Young, do, builde  Patterson James M, do, druggist Paterso  John, do, engineer Patton John Ray, Sanci  miner. Patenaude Joseph Orila, Nelson, watel  maker Payzant James Austin, Ymir, physicia  Pearse AA'illiam, Nelson, miner Peck Arthu  AA'arren, do, accountant Peel Thomas Leopol  do, broker Pepin Joseph, do. bricklayer Perk  Harry Burton, do, clerk Peters Francis AVhiti  do, general freight agent Pettingill AVilliai  Greer, do, druggist Phair Edwin^E, do, bote  keeper Phair Henry Jasper, do. clerk Picrr  Samuel Deal, do, tailor    Pinkerton John Brad  n  KesassF-'B'erfSi D  a  . ley, Goat River,  clerk     Piper Albert, Nelson,  miner     Piatt George,  Kootenav Lake, miner-  mum Ernest Hheldrich, Nelson, clerk   Pocock  Alfred, do, painter   Pollok Hew  William Ferguson, do, merchant   Pollard   William B,  do,  cutter       Pool   Alexander,    do,   clerk      Pope  Thomas, do, mi,nor    Pordev  Charles  William,  do,, secretary.     Porter Jay C, do, contractor  Powys Evelyn Archer,  do, commission-agent  ,;  Powys Arthur, do, mining broker    Pratt Fred  ;.- G, Kootenay River, rancher     Price John Tho-  i. nias,, Ymir, teamster   Purkis Stephen Charles,  vNelson, plasterer   Purdy Amos, do, clerk. .,..���  "j   .-, ���  ' ' -.- %- H    f.......  ���   Quinn Arthur, Ne'smij miner. V" ' *  '' Ranch Edwin.rd P^Nld-son/lumberman.   Reid  John -Keith.,- do;'--iilining agent     Reith John,  Wrineta. rancher   Revsbeek  Andrew   H,   Nel-  so(n, hote;keeper   Richardson William, do, carpenter   Rich-..rdson Frederick, do. clerk   Richardson. Hiliyard  John,  do, clerk   Richardson  .   G'-orge  \V.  do.  real estate '.agent     Reisterer ���  Robert,  do,  brewer    Keisterer Julius -Robert,  do," bre wer   Ringro.-e J oseph H-Jdo, electrician  Rippin Henry, -do, in'in,er-  Ritchie George, do,  ' al0s'man    RtvTere Narcisse, Ymir, miner Roberts Jo'Mi,-Nel-on, carpenter   Roberts William,  do,   miner     Robertson   James-"-Roderick,   do,  mining-   company.'s -manager   , Robiilard Jere-  mie, dS, rn.ti-er"Robiilar    Jeremie,  do,  miner  Robinson   Roberi,   (iO.   carpenter       Robinson  AA'illiam P, do, deputy  sheriff"   Robinson  VV'illiam George,   do   hotelkeeper . R</bson George  ii, (to, clerk    Rolf'e vviiji-m 'Nicholas, do, sawmill man    Rppor, Edward,  do,   bricklayer   Ro-  ray Clit'b'rd. S, do, lumberman Ro^s Alexander,  'do., miner    Ross, Jame,-,   Rykert,  miner " hlot-s  George Oliver,  Nel on,   tailor     Rowley John  Richard Frederick, do, brewer  Roy Andre, do.  miner    Roy  S mon,   do.   miner   Roy   'ihomas  George,  do,   miner.   Roy   Renryi  .^ancu,   free  joiner    Rudd   Henry    Vittoria,  Nelson,   clerk.  Russell Edmund  Clowes, do,  geu lie man    Russell Edmund Clowes,   do,  miner   Rus.-ell Patrick Joseph, do, commission merchant   Rn-S'sil  AVilliam Anne.sJey, do,  erudneer    Rutherford  AV il.iam, do, druggist    Raitheri'ord David'Wat-  ��� son, do   po-tofh'ce clerk -Rykert John   Charies  .jr,'Boundary-, customs officer. ,.-./'  St Barbe Ch rles, Nelson, -jour alist: St  Laurent Peter, do, miuef:" '.-. an'sorh Charier ��� B,  do,-clerk, scoiey John Henry, do, miner; S. oi.-t  A> illiam, Ynnr, mine-.ow.nej;f: Scott Leonard.  Nelson, bu.oher:, cc'ott Matthew John, do firu-  ma.ii; Suale. James do, teamster; Seale Jo-  s ph, ���-do, teamster: Sealey Charles Edward.,  no, bookkeeper; Seaman AViiliam,-.-do, manner; Seaman "William Henry, do, niejchant;  Soious Harold, do, miner; ���f.enkder '-Enniund  dimming, do, so.Mcii.br;- shannon Alexander  V, do, farmer; Shavy. Donald Stewart,- do",  c eik;    c-.ha-.-v amn uel Poole, do, clerk;   Sber'an  THE NELSON 'Ed&NOBl'^T.;  It  A'anstone Joseph H, Nelson  -Robert, do, miner-  do, miner.  dru'c  agist.   Verge  A incent Henry Manville,  Wade    Cliff,    Nelson,    laborer.1     AValcroft  Charles, do, section man.    Waldie William, do  clerk.    Walker Arthur,   do,  miner,     waldrdn  Thomas Harry, Rykert, miner. .Wallace^am|s  H, Nelson, merchant. ** Wallace.,Jamie's, d'o,laborer.   Walley Albert Thomas, Uoj--m,ert'.'h'a,ut-  ���AVarbtirton jari)e'sy do',tfireipaq.      AVard Harry  H, do, miner.     WardTiarr-v  Hume, do, agent.  Ward Thomas .M,   do, miner.     ward   William  Arthur, do, hotelkeeper.     wardWilliam A, &8  miner,     wasson William Ernest, do.   accountant.    Watson .John, do, railway clerk,    watson  William, do, miner,     weir John Franklin,-do  merchant;,  welsh John, do,  carpenter,     west  Frederick, do, rancher,     west waiter William,  do,   rancher.     westaway   Frank,    do,   cook,  wh alley Edward P, do, miner,    wheeler Alfred,  do,,   tinner.       Avhite    Charles     Edward, ' do,  laborer.       white   Stephen','   do,   hotelkeeper.  whittet     Charies     do.,     carpenter': ' ,whiler  Jacob,     do,     cu-penter.'"'   Williams     Owen  Cradock, do, dyer.    Williams George Charles,  do,   contractor.     Williams   Henry Joseph, do,  contractor.       Williams   Thomas,   do,   miner:  . Williamson   Alfred,  do,   railroad   man.   - Williamson J\red,uo, miner.'"'. Wills Alexander, do,  brewer.    Wil-on John,' do, free miner.    AVil-on  PeterEdmond, do,   barrister.    Wilson   Philip  L,   do,  rancher..- Wilson   William,   do. miner.  VV Lspn ;William  John:  d<->.   but cher.,Wilson  William,   do,   1 vcy   stable".' keeper.   -Wilson  J'llin, do, miner.     WiLon Roi en, do, manufacturers agent.   Wilson Herbert John, do, miner,  wilbm-   Fre -,   do,   laborer.      Wilde   AVilliam,  Ymir, livery stable keeper.      "win earls  Robert  Aylm  r, Nelson  free miner-     ,.winfield Harry.  do, miner.      \v.nt��-r Cecil   Burton,   do,   bank  clerk.    wolverton Charles Barnby, do, gentleman,    wood, A If toil AvJls  do,  miner,     wood  Robert,   do,   eniing,   tn-use   keeper.       woods  Geo'-ge H, do, c.-r'penter.    Wright  Frank, do.,  laborer^    Wright, Harry, do, clerk.  Yountr Geoivi*,   Nelson, 1mborer.    Youny; Al  Ian   EdAVcird,   d����,-   lumber 'merchant.''   Yuiil  Robert, do, m.uie'r.  "&iiinlan AV-altcr/oscelyn, Nelson, dentist.  V-., Bktchie Samuel, Kus/tonoo/O, free 'miner. Rob  erts Samuel/oseph, NeJs6n,~hot.eU-eeijer.  ���Saniterson S^ftencer, Ymir," merchant. Shaw  ^WiHiani Risniiiy^. .^Nelson, "cler/t. Simp/tins  >E4warft Thon^Vs Highley, do, student; at law.  'Steven&George, Goat River Cx.ossi^.igy:timber-  man. Stinsori /ohii, ^XAiW-'r-Prt^i^ectbr-.-^ Stores  Robert Thomas, Nelson, "C.^jP. . 1-^. ^oa'cfinaster.  Swerdfeg'fer William Hfcnry, do^jriiiiier*.  . Tay-loi; .'-JDavid^-' Nelson, carpenter. '.. Taylor  Sidney'S'toc/v-ton,do, barrister,.N.V\r-'T. Thompson ./a,mes Edward, Goat*-'' RiVer. Crossing, carpenter. Thompson. Francis /oseph, Nelson,  painter. Thomson Henry Bi oughtorif "Nelson,  cleivfc. Thorpy Edmond, JiusX-oiioo/t, free miner. 'Tolfnie Roderic/tr"Finlayson, Hume hotel,  Nelson, government official'.    - "C  Waterman Charles Augustus, Nelson; broker.  Williams Frederick.���.: Ry/C-erts, dredgeman.  Willis Christopher, Salmoi teamster.  at their next sitting for a license to sell liquor  by retail at the ATictoria Hotel, on Victoria  Street in the said citv of Nelson, and for a  transfer of the license now held by P. C. Goodwin to mvself.  D. A. McDonald.  Dated June 1-1, 1S9S.  "Certified correct, as distributed this 6th  of Jun.e,.189S.   , -.'-y'",-.-;...'-"'.,.���   :-'    -  day  GEO.  McFARLAND, ; ;. ������  Distributing Collector.  "EUi  Ti  '���.[L.S..];. ,; TITOS. R: McINNES.  VICTORIA, bv-the Grace of God, of  the United  '���'.-������. Kihgdoin" of   Great   Britain   and   Ireland,  Queen, Defender of the,Faith, <S:e., etc., &c.  the Returning Officerof the Nelson  To  Riding  of West Kootenay Electoral District :  HEREAS His Honour the Lieutenant-Gov"  ernor of British Columbia has, by a Pro"  VV  claniatioh  bearing  date  tlie 7th day of June'  [L.S.]  James, do. miner; Sieotte^ Noel, do, farmei.  tsi'inmons Fzekiel. Rykert, miner; Simpson  W-illiam ' John, Nelson, bartender;'' 'Siunoti  Peter, Rykerr. farniei'; Sloan AVilliam Por-  teous, Koot.enay River, ran'ctn-r; Smart James,  Nelson, merchant; Smith Jolm Wiltiain, Yn.ir.  hotelkeeper: Smith William-, Nelson, miner:  Sihiih Vv illiam Starmer,' do, painter; Simth  \v ibici m -Miii'iiie���', do, p'aperh-tnger; Siii5rili  Edwin Grjint, do, telegraph operator; Snedden  L'avid Henry, do, steamfitter: Soueruerg Us-  car Comeliusj d", miner: SonLar Frederick,'  do, banker; npencer James Sniuh, do, miner;  bpencer AVilliam Uilmore, do, t.insmirh: Speai  John, do, cook; Spr^tt William Miller, do,  jeweler; bproa.t Gilbert Hector S aw. do,  iiii'i'iiiu engineer; tiproat Gilbert Malcolm, do,  lano agent; Sproat James, do, Jabortsr; Sp oat  'l nomas, do, carpenter;   Sproule Charles ^ Ln-k.  tamt'ord  SUPPLED EWTARY.  Allan  tor and  eiiginee'i  Christopher Hunter,  buitd er.     Arm'. tage  Atkinson  Horatio  Nelson,  Frederic  Neison,  contrac  k.   Hall,  AuJsun,  :Oo motive engineer.  THOS. R. McINNES..  CANADA. ������        ���  PROVINCE OP BRITISH COLUMBIA.  VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of the United  Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland",  Queen, Defender of the:Faith,Mv..\ ie.,.tt.c. '  Our faithful the Members elected-to serve,  in   the  Legislative  Assembly  of   Our  Province of British Columbia, and -to all.whom  if may concern,���Greeting.  To  1898,   been pleased" to dissolve the Legislative  Assembly of the said Province ; and whereas it  is necessarv to hold Elections throughout the  said  Province to fill the vacancies caused by  sucli dissolution,-AVe command yo'u that, notice  of the time and place of Election .being'duly  <>-iven,   you   do. cause   Election   to   be   made,  according. to< law, of One Member to serve in  the Legislative Assembly, of  the   Province oi  British  c olumbia   for  the  Nelson   Riding   of  West Kootenav Electoral District, and that you  do cause the nomination of Candidates at such  Election to be held  on   the  25th  day of June,  .1898, and do cause the name of ";such Member,  when ��� so elected,-whether  he" be  present   or  "absent, to be certified to Our Supreme Court,  at. the Citv of Arictoria,!.on.or.bel'ore the 31st day  of August'uext.'.the Election so made, distinctly  -.a.ud openly under Our Seal duly endorsed u pon  Testimony Whereof, .Wehavc caused-  these Our Letters to be ..made Patent  under the Great Seal of Our said Province  of British Columbia :.AVitness, the Honourable Thomas R. McTnnes, at Our Gov--  -ernment House, at A'ictoria, this seventh  Our Lord one  and    ninetv-  this Our  In  tai'o  do. cl rk: Squire Fred, do,  James Lcon..ru, do, plumber: CDiatuey Ed war  .Hall do, prospector; Stanley Gilbert, do, pho  to-irapher. Stables Wili am, do, miner: star-  key Fred, do, commission agent; Steed  George, do, biaek.^miLh, ou ei Reginald James,  do, laborer; Stele David Jefferson, do, miner;  Steele George u eliington, do, clerk; Stein  Robert, do, laborer: steams Orange William,  do, millwright. ^ttphe Jolm, "do, miner;  Stephenson George, do, lin-miith: -tephenson  James, do, .stenographer. S.evva,it Alexander.  do, bookkeeper; Siewart Theodosius Alexander, do, surveyor; oiewero Alexander I'in-  lay, do, carpenter; Stewart Robert-Hoide ', do,  mining engineer; Stewart Charles, do, butcher: Stewart Jolm. do, bank clerk; Stewart  William F, do. miner; Storey Albert Edw ud.  do, miner; Stovve George, fc-anca, fre ��� minor.  Stranks John. Nelson, rancher; Strathern  Robcn, do, jeweler; Strachan James Keith,  do, cierk. otrong William Henry, Rykert,  farmer; Stuckey Richard, Neison, carpenter.  Stutter Henry, do, laborer: Sully AA'alter John,  do, laborer; owannei! Frederick. William, do,  salesman;]Swansborough Thomas.iolm, do, bar-  Barrett Dennis Joseph, Salnio, storekeej-er.  lieasley. Harry. :'Exetor,_ Neison, suj.��t.. C.P H.  ctennett 'Thoin.a,s,"'-Saiiiio,' miner. 'Bradsha'v'v"  Wiiinuii.-Vei-iion. Goat River Crossing, storekeeper Buck worth Arthur. liernara, Ymir,  free miner. Burden. Thomas, Ymir, miner.  Billings Hugh IMilier, Salmo, minei.  Cahipbel1 yohn Vames, Nelson, mariner.  Campbell, Archibald, Neison, laborer. Char-  boneau Napo'ieon, Ymir, miner. Clusho.m Ab-  ram, d.>, miner. Clark Francis Philip' Camp-  belt,.do, free miner! Coutts Thomas Aified,  do, miner. C.aig Leonard, Nelson, clerk.  Crease Ed war.l Ibeit,^ \eison. barrister at  law.    Croteau J-jUgene, Ymir, free miner.  A  P KOCLAMATI ON,  ���U/.HEUEAS''  vv:  thought  We have  fit, by and  Executive  Columbia.  Dawson/ohn. Kuskono'ok, foreman. Dawson Charles, Kuskonook, foreman. Deacon  Frank, Nelson. laborer. Deiahay Wiiiiam,  Ymir blacu smith. De Alain George, Neison.  miner. Desiirisay Alcrriil, do, merchant. I'es-  Brisay Solomon, do, 'merchant.  Edwards   Albert  ,/olui, do, stone mason.  Forin John   Andrew,  yudge.  \Telson,  waiter.  Etcher  Nelson,  County   Court  Gieazer Percy/allies, Ymir, miner. Graham  Fiauk G , v- elson,'.barber. Green Frank comp-  ton, do, Provincial Land Surveyor.  Hagan Frederick < iberlin, Ymir, miner. Hall  George Arthur Benjamin,   Nelson, physician.  D. M. Eberts, i  'Attorney-General, j  wi th the advice and consent -of. Our  Council of Our Province of British'  to dissolve the present Legislative Assembly ol  Our said Province, which stands prorogued  until summoned for dispatch of business.  NOW KNOAV YE, that We do, for this end,  publish this Our Royal Proclamation, and do  hereby dissolve the Legislative Assembly  accordingly, and the members thereof are discharged from further attendance on same.  In Testimony Whereof We have caused these  Our Letters to be made Patent, and tlie  Great Seal of British Columbia to be hereunto affixed : Witness, the Honourable  Thos. R. McInnks, Lieutenant-Governor  of Our said Province of British Columbia,  in Our City of A'ictoria, in Our said Province, this seventh day of June, in the  vear of Our Lord one thousand eight hun-  ,ctav of June, in the year of  thousand eight hundred  eight.       "-.���' ���������-"'  By Command.  ���;    V;   B.' H. TYRWHITT DBA KE,  Registrar of the Supreme Court.  PROVINCIAL  SECRETARY'S  '        ��� 8th  0FK1CK.  J une, iS98.  dred and ninety-eight,  and   in  the sixtv-  hrst year oi Our  By Command.  B. 11. TYRWHITT DRAKE,  Registrar of the Supreme Court.  , the Lieutenant-Governor has  to appoint William J. goepel,  Returning Officer for the Nelson  His   Honour  been .pleased  Esquire, to be Returning otticev lor tne  Riding  of  West  Kootenay Electoral District  and  His   Honour-  been pleased to  the   Lieutenant-Governor  appoint and  declare  the G  [L.S.]  Marwood. Joseph,  do,  laborer  Saimo, miner.    Hooper William  mining operator.  Hearn /aiuos,  Henry, Nelson,  tender; awedberg Jons Pearson, do,  Swedberg Jans Persson, do, miner: nykes  Alfred Doj ley, do, accountant; Symonds G  Henry lianiihon, do, physician; Symonds  George Henry Hamilton, do, physician.  Taite Herbert Bayntun, Nelson, free miner;  Taite Herbert Bayntun, do, druggist. Tait  Mitchel1, Vmir, niiner. Taiiiblyii Francis  Arthur   Ymir, hetelkeeper.   Tapper Abraham,  Nelson, barber.   Taylor John Arthur, do, shoemaker.    Taylor AVilliam McGregor, do, broker.  Teetzel AVilliam F, do, druggist.    Telford   William, do, lineman.    Tenon Joseph, do, fanner;  Thompson William D,  do,  miner.     Thompson  William J,  do,  carpenter.    Thompson  Robert  Archibiil, Ymir, hotel clerk.     Thomson John  Keeler,   Nelson,   shoemaker.      Thomson   Edward A7ernon,  do, miner.    Thorpe Gabriel, do,  carpenter.       Thorburn   jolm,   Waterloo,   free  miner.    Thurman William Augustus,   Nelson,  merchant.    Todd Thomas, do, bricklayer  son   john   w, do,  miner.    Toye   Sydnev  ard,     do,     miner.       Traves'    Webster    For-  man,   do,   contractor. *   Tregiilis   Alfred,   do,  hotel keeper.      Treloar   William,  do,  miner.  Tunstall George C jr, do, clerk.     Turner John  Anthony, do, clerk. Turner James Edward, do,  piano  tuner.     Turner  Peter Bodycarne,   do,  merchant.      Tuttle .tames Baldwin,   do, shoemaker.    Twigg Herbert Thomas, do, surveyor.  /ackson Moses, Hall, engineer.  Kuskonook,   laborer,    yonnson  nook, free miner.- ./ordon Edward, Goat Rivei  Crossing, timbermau.  yackson yohn,  yohn,  Kusko-  Keefor George Henry, Nelson, gentleman.  Keene Robert (J., Ymir, miner. Kelly /antes,  Nelson, teamster. Kitchen George Irving,  Ymir, dry goods clerk. .Knaup /acob Arthur,  Goat River Crossing, timberu.an.  Lavin AA7illiam Issac, Salmo, engineer. Lcve-  cuc, Kuskonook, free miner. LinX.iater George  Reid, Salmo, hotel/v-ecper.  Morley Thomas, Nelson,  Alexander, William, do,  Alexander, do, carpenter.  THOS. R.-McINNES.  CANADA.  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  A'ICTORIA, by the Grace of God,  Ki'gdom   of   Great   Britain  Queen, Defender of the Faith  To  all  to  whom  Greeting.  of the United  and Ireland,  Arc, etc., etc.  these presents shall come,-  A   PLOCLAMATIO v  XA/HEIO  v v     Otis  ��AS AA'e are desir-  and resolved, as  >eonie of Our Pro-  stationer,  laborer.  Munro  JMurray  -. Tol-  How-  McClellandyohn Sifton, Nelson, blac/tsmith.  McCully Albert Frederic/t, Stanley street, do,  telegraph opemtor. McDaniel Marvin, Hall,  pac/ter. McDonald /ames Nathan. Nelson,  newspaper reporter. McDonald Daniel, Goat  River Crossing, timbcrrnan. Ale Kay Hugh,  do, timberman. McLennan Donald, Victoria  street. Nelson, laborer. McMillian yohn, Kus-  Aonoo/c, laborer. McNamara William, do,  plasterer. McVicar yohn, Ymir, assayer. Mc-  Vinnon Angus, -Kus/tonoo/i.-, free miner. McDonald Peter Ronald, Champion Station, N. &  F. S. Ry., miner.  Nelson Hugh Spence, Nelson, carpenter.  Pennycoo/^   Henry  Marchand   Lestri  Kus/v-on'oo/w,   boo/v-X-eeper.    Perry   Roger  eric/- Ernest,  Five Mile   Point. Nelson,  tive.      Pyn   Horace   Mo.itagu    Tindal.  clcr/t.  Trail,  Fred-  detcc-  Yruir,  I). AI.. Eberts,  Attomey-Cieneral  soon as 'may be, to meet Our  vince of British Columbia, and to have their  advice in Our Legislature, We do make known  Our Royal AA'ill and Pleasure to call a new  Legislative Assembly of Our said Province ;  and do further declare that by the advice of  Our Executive Council of British Columbia,  We have this day given orders for issuing Our  Writs in due form, for calling a new Legislative  Assem bly for Our said Province, which Writs  are to bear date on the seventh day of June,  instant, and to be returnable on or before the  thirty-first day of August next.  In Testimony Whereof We have caused these  Our Letters to be made Patent, and the  Public Seal of the said Province to be  hereunto affixed : Witness, the Honourable Thos. R. McInnes. Lieutenant-Governor of Our said Province of British Columbia, in Our City of A'ictoria, in Our  said Province, this seventh din of June,  in the year of Our Lord one thousand  eight hundred and ninety-eight, and in  the sixty-first year of Our Reign.  om in and.  B. II. TYRWHITT DRAKE,  Registrar of the Supreme Court.  Bv C  NOTICE.  Take notice  that   I   intend   to  up  License Commissioners for the citv  ply   to the  of   Nelson,  has  ov-  ernment Office, Nelson, to be the place for the  nomination of candidates for election to the  Legislative Assembly in the Nelson Riding of  West- Kootenay Electoral District.  CERTIFICATE OF IM    ROVEIVIENTS  "Clumbia" and '"Snow Water" mineral  claims, situate in the Nelson-Mining ��� Division  of West Kootenay district.  Where located :���On the head waters of  Rover Creek.  Take notice that I, William John- Goepel,  F..M.C. No. 83544 acting acting as agent foriny-  selfandA. J. Marks,. Free Miner's Certificate  No. 1977 a, intend, sixty days from date hereof,  to anply to the Mining Recorder for a re ���ifl-  eate'of'improvements, for the purpose ci obtaining a crown grant of the above>claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 3.7, must be commenced before the issuance of such cortiti'-ate of improvements.  Dated this 1st dav of June 3S9S.  AV. J.   GOEI'EL.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  ".Midas" mineral claim, situate in the Nelson Alining Division of West Kootenay district.  Where located :'���On the headwaters of Rover  Creek.  Take notice that I, William John Goepel,  F.AI.C. No. .S3544 acting as aucnt for mvself,  Geo. Alexander F.AI.C. No. 74000, and AI. S.  Davys, Free Miner's Certificate No. 98f>l(>, intend", sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the M iiiing'Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown grant of the above claim.  And fiirihortake notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 1st day of June, 18'JS.  W. J.   GOEPEI,.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  " Waffer" mineral claim, situate in the Nelson Alining Division of West Kootenay district.  Where located : On east of North Fork of  Salmon River, about twelve miles from  Eric.  Take notice that I, John A. Coryell, as agent  for Tlie Lucky Boy Mining <.t Development  Conipanv. Limited Liability, Free Aliner's Certificate No. 98,Oin. intend sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Alining Recorder  for a certificate of improTCinents, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the above  claim.  Andfvrther take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 13th day of June, 1898.  John A. Coryell, Agent. 12  THE NELSON 'ECONOMIST.  M  t  'i:  '!  t   '  >  l  >  ���a s  ���} ���  -������  5-1  :��� J  #    #  BASS' A^LE, Q  and Pints.  m '���#.  S'STOUT,  Victoria, B. C,  Vancouver, B.C., and London, Brag.  Write for Liquor, Dry Goods and  General Merchandise Catalogues just published  NELSON, B.C.  *���"��''SOO-.PACIFI.C LINE  GENERAL NOTES.  DIRECT and SUPERIOR SERVICE  ROUTE  To Eastern and European points. To Pacific  Coast, China, Japan, Australia and the rich  and active mining districts of  KLONDYKE   AMD   THE   YUKON  TOURIST CARS  Models of comfort  From Kevelstoke daily  CONNECTBONS:  To Rossland and main land points :  Dailv Daily  6:40 p.m.   leaves��� NELSON���arrives 10:30'p.m..  Kootenav Lake���Kaslo  Route.   Str.  Kokanee.  Except Sunday Except Sunday  4 p. m.    leaves ��� NELSON ��� arrives :    11 a.m. j  . ���      ��� ��� I  Kootenav River Route, Str.  Nelson: I  Mon. Wed. Fri". Mon. AVed. Fri j  7 a. m.   leaves ��� NELSON ��� arrives   8:30 p. m. j  Slocan Citv, Slocan Lake points and Sandon     j  Except. Sunday Except Sunday  9 a.m.   leaves'���NELSON ��� arrives   2:20  p.m.  Ascertain   Present Reduced   Rates.  Full information from nearest local agent or  from GEO. S. BEER, city agent, Nelson, B.C.  W.  F. Anderson, E. J.  Coyle,  Travelling Pass. Agent, Dist. Pass. Agent,  Nelson, B.C. Vancouver, B.C.  Sheriff Murphy has been elected  master of the Masonic grand lodge  of Manitoba.  An oil well producing a thousand  barrels daily has been struck two  miles from Thamesville, Ont.  Reginald Rimer, barrister, who  was secretary to the Regina Reform  Association during the last election,  has been appointed law' clerk at  Ottawa at a salary of $2,000 a year.  Two of the most famous living  ' Scotchmen are cripples��� Lord Kelvin, who is the greatest living Scottish scientist, and Dr. James Mac-'  gregor of Edinburg, who is said to  be the greatest living Scottish  preacher.  Londoi newspapers are printing congratulaticns upon the signing  of the Anglo-Chinese convention  which gives to great Britain an  extension of the boundaries of  Hong Kong, including Fan Tung,  altogether 200 square miles.  In the London .bankruptcy court  the other day took place the first  meeting of the creditors of Marquis  H-nntley,' the premier marquis of  Scotland. His debts were shown  to be ^138,698, while his assets  footed up: only ^690.  e-cleanirig will soon be here  WE  HAVE MANY 'AIDS'TO. IT,  SUCH AS  D KALS  READY  E  OIL WOOD stains; etc  FULL  LINE OF PAINTS,  OILS and  VARNISHES  PAINT and  VARNISH   BRUSHES    ..     .  ��  Telephone 21  (Incorporated 1869.)  CAPITAL P^ID UP, $1,500,000.00  " -      RESERVE, $1,175,000,00.  ead Office,       =      Halifax, Nova Scotia.  &  ���  T. S. Gore.  H.   Burnet.  J. II. McGregor  GORE, BURNET & CO.,  Provincial   and   Dominion   Land  Surveyors and Civil  engineers.  Ag-cnts  f*r  Obtaining-  Crown   Grants and Abstract of Tiile to MJnerai Claims, <5cc.  NELSON,   -   - -   British  Columbia  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor,  /Custom House, Nelson,  A  BRITISH .COLUMBIA   PRODUCT.  ^^>^^-JCKr/^VAHfc^M^C*aaat��^>^BKW?rTT-yMJQ'J  Economy j  Superfine,  Bran,  Antigonish, N.S.  Bathurst, N.B.  Bridgewater, N.S.  Charlottetown, P.E.I.  Dorcester, N.B.  Frederk-ton, N.B.  Guvsboro, N.S.  Halifax, N.S.  Kingston, N.B.  Londonderry, N.S.  BRANCHES:  Lunenburg, N.S.  Maitland, N.S.  Moneton, N.B.  Montreal, P.Q.  do       AA'estEnd.  do       AATestmount.  Nanaimo, B.C.  Nelson, B.C.  Newcastle, N.B.  Pietou, N.S.  Port Hawkesburv, N.S.  Rossland, B.C.  Sackville, N.B.  Shubenacadie, N.S.  Summerside, P E.l.  Sydney, N.S.  St. Johns, Nfld.  Truro, N.S.  Vancouver, B. C.  Victoria, B.C.  AVeymouth, N.S.  AA'oodstock, N.B.  ���  ���  ���  A General   Banking Business Transacted.     Sterling   Bills of Exchange   S  Bought and Sold.     Letters  of Credit, Etc., Negotiated. ���  Accounts  Received on the  Moat Favorable Terms. <$>  Interest   allowed   on  special   deposits and  on  Savings   Bank  accounts. %  B RANCH KS  fX  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  NANAiiO,   NELSON,   ROSSLAND,  VANCOUVER,   VICTORIA.  Shorts,  Chicken Feed,  Chop.  Hungarian,  Strong Bakers,  The Okanagan Flour M\s Company, Lt'd, Armstrong, B. C.  TURNER,   BEETON    &   CO.,  AGENTS,  NE"*  Give this Flour a Trial before passing an opinion.  A Savings Bank Department has been estab- 1  lished in connection with the Nelson branch of I  this bank. I  Deposits of one dollar and upwards received, I  and current rate of interest allowed (at present $  8 per cent per annum). |  GEORGE KYDD, Mgr. Neison Branch,     t  imM5W����l��MS^^

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