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 sgg.MUrt ���fkMncatxLij.  WM. R. HEARST: "I have seen the  most beautiful lakes in Italy and Switzerland, and all those lovely spots, but I have  never seen anything finer thnn the Kootenay lake and thc Arrow lulcci. Wo had a  delightful time there. This was my first  trip through there.''  VOLUME VIII.  SHE MA  Betsey Bigley   Had  Strange Career.  CANADIAN BY BIRTH  Life of the Oxford County Girl  Whose Doings Have Created  a Great Sensation.  Woodstock, Dec. 5.���Tbe little vil-  ags of Eastwood, a few miles from  here, was the giilbood home of Miss  Betsey Bigley, who as tbe wife of Dr.  Leroy S. Chadwick, one of the prominent physicians of Cleveland, is the  ..central figure of the sensational story  which has aroused the interest of the  whole continent.  It was in the year 1878, while still  living in her village home tbat Mrs.  Chadwick first came into public notice. One day sho called at a barber  shop and having had her hair cat off  and purchased a false moustache, she  tried to raise money on a gold watch.  This aroused suspicious aud the barber, called in thc police, who notified  her father and had ber taken borne.  From this time her peculiarities began  to develop. She carried around with  her .a card, on which was inscribed:  "Miss Bigley, heiress to $13,000," and  to keep up this reputation sbe went in  for expensive purchases. She bought  hundreds of dollars' worth of dry goods  and paid for them'with a note endorsed  by a prominent farmer near Brantford.  Another purchase was an organ, for  which she gave her own note, which  she failed to pay wh'en'it fell" due, giving instead, however, a note signed  by the late Reuben Kipp.  This was forgery and Miss Bigley as  the result of the transaction found herself in jail. Curiosly enough she was  acquitted on the ground of insanity  and immediately after the trial she disappeared from tbis neighborhood, and  was seen no more until 1889, when-she  returned seemingly very well-to-do.  In January, 1890, she again came  prominently before tbe public, through  her arrest at Toledo, under the name  of Madame De Vere, on a charge of  forgery. She was accused of forging  the name of Richard Brown, of Cleve  land, to a note for ��10,000. She was  acquitted' on the first indictment, but  others stood against lier, lind'she was  Anally convicted and sentenced to'.ten  years in prison. At the end of three  and a half years she was silo wed out  on parole. .She then adopted tbe name  "Hoover," and under it wns married to  Dr. Child wick, on Aug. 26, 1897, at  Windsor.  Her mother, Mrs. Mary Anne Bigley,  now lives in a modest little house in  Woodstock, with a sister, Mrs. Campbell, whose husband died about six  months ago. Mrs, Bigley is well up in  years and is of a highly respectable  family which has lived around this  town for many years, Her father was  a farmer at Eastwood, and was reputed  to be an upright and honest man.  The family in fact have always borne  the reputation of plain*; quiet people  who paid their debts and attended to  their own business. Betsey is the or_y  member who has ever deviated from  this way of living. , (  ,. ,'"���    -  A correspondent called at the family  home on Dundas street yesterday and  asked for Mrs. Bigley- He, was received at the door by, Mrs. Campbell,  who told him tbat her mother was in  Cleveland. On the subject of her sister,  however, Mrs. Campbell was very reticent and beyond stating that she had  never known tliat Mrs. Chadwick  went under, the name of De Vere, sbe  gave the correspondent1 absolutely no  nformation.  In the meantime Wxs. Chadwi ek ap-.  pears to have secluded herself at the  Holland House in New York, where  she maintains a suite of rooms thc  year round. JHer husband and ber  daughter by a former marriage, are  supposed to be abroad.  Mrs. Chadwick herself has spent  much time in travelling in Europe and  on landing iu New York in 190S, paid  duty on $10,000 worth of diamonds and  other jewels. At the same time she  wore a $10,000 necklace, but on being  challenged regarding them she claimed  that they had beeu purchased in the  States. They were held for a few days,  but her high social position enabled her  to recover them without paying i*uty.  In the same year she lost a $4,000  brooch in a sleeper on the, Pennsylvania road, but it was picked- up" and  returned to her. J  She has been at the Holland Huuse  for several weeks registered- as "Mrs.  Cassie L. Chadwick, and it is said.that  she is under the care of, a physician.  In reply to a note sent to her apartments she emphatically denied tbe  stataements in the newspapers to' tbe  effect that' she had been known as  Lydia De Vere, that she bad served a  term in the penitentiary and that* she  bad made use of aliases.  '���It is all a wicked falsehood," she  wrote, and added that gi eat wrong had  beeu done herself "and other innocent  persons. .-���.-.'  Detective Manley,' of Toledo, says  that when she practised clairvoyance  in Teledo, she had among her clients  some of tlie most prominent.people ofthe city, some of them great financiers.  It is stated by tbe solicitor of tbe  Brooklyn banker, who advanced Mrs.  Chadwick $190,000,- that she represented that a Cleveland banking company had $5,000,000 of securities belonging to her and that she also showed  him a note for $500,000signed by a nr.an  whose financial-standing couldnol'be  questioned. He says he-was not hypnotized and that the transaction waa  purely a business oue.  TH  For ths Mayoralty and  Their Platforms.  NELSON, B. C., SATURDAY DECEMBER 10, 19C4.  THE LIGHT QUESTION  Campaign of Misrepresentation  .. ���Success Versus  V   ,-  Failure.  ��� Since the foregoing was written Mrs.  Chadwick has been arrested, and arraigned before a TJuited States commissioner, charged.with aiding and  abetting a bank official to misapply the  funds of a national bank. Tbe case is  likely to deyelop features of a most  sensational character. .  Andrew Carnegie was  very angry  when asked for a  further statement  relative to the use of his name iu the  financial troubles of Mrs. Chadwick.  Mr. Carnegie does not wish- to be  bothered any more about tbe Chad wick  woman. -His secretary said : "He is'  quite angry over this persistent use of  his name, aud wishes it- to' cease at  once. Once and for all he never knew  Mrs. Chadwick, or any other such woman, and he never signed any such  papers as reports credit him with.  That is all." .    ,  "Pretty Polly," said to bo a very  entertaining musical comedy, comes to  the Opera House next Monday evening. Its special claim to patronage, is  on account of i-js catchy songs, duets,  trios, quartettes, sextettes and dances.  A dispatch from Montreal, dated  Decern ber 6 announces that at a meeting of Conservative members and representative men ofthe party held Tuesday evening at the Windsor Hotel, the  political situation was fully and freely  discussed by nearly every person  present. It was.tbe unanimous wish  that Mr. R. L. Bordon should remain  in public life, and also retain his pos-  as,leader of the Conservative party.  Mr. Borden, who briefly addressed the  gathering, received a great ovation as  he began to- speak. He thanked his  friends and supporters for their kindness and devotion. The gathering was  informal and the leader thought it advisable to defer definite action until  the opening of Parliament, when tbe  party will be in a position to formally  discuss the situation.  To lhe Electors bf Nelson:  ��� At the request of a large number of  ratepayers of. our ~Qity, I have con-  sented to offer myself as a candidate  for the Mayoralty for the forthcoming  year. -If elected I- will give my best  efforts to carry ouCthe following, u r_f ;  1. An energetic administration of  the City's business and carrying out of  its projects."  2. Sell debentures and erect at once  a Power-Plant on site acquired by City  on Kootenay 'River," and* to borrow'  more money if necessary. to complete  the. plant.  3. Operate efficiently .and economic-,  ally the Electric Railway system, aud  advocate the" opening of negotiations to  purchase for the City such system with  the ultimate view of lawfully extending a belt line through the East ward,  and thence through, the JPark.'into  Fairview. s     . ',_  4. Improve niain-city thoroughfares  and where necessary-. to'.macadamize*  the streets and for that purpose utilize  facilities'owned by the City.""   -_---'  5. Extension of City limits to include  suburbs. ��� _ '    __  G. Improvement of City Park.-.  7. The necessary extension of-sewe;-.  and water systems. - -       -* \ _ '"*���  8. Provide suitable and commodious  school accommodation with a'view of  inaugurating a'system be3t adapted to  the present and future needs of our  growing population.  If elected I-promise5 to use my  utmost endeavor to further the interests  of the City. * -   ,  WiltjIah O. Rose.  as that of his opponent. Botii of the  addresses app-uently recognize the  leed which may exist of cutting the  coat according to tlie quantity.of cloth  that may be available. There is nothing in the address of Dr. Rose at all  comparable in vagueness to the las,t  clause in the address of Houston,  wherein be promises to put a stop to  professional gambling-'without interfering with" thon-ea8bnable rights of in-  dividuals, watch" means anything; or  nothing according as one chooses to  interpret the' language. It was obviously so intended.by Houston.    .'  But the charge' against tbe-election  address and  attitude of Drl* -Rose to  i'��~-.    _r-��r  -.a   .  j! _, 1,   _._=_-_.y    -v     -.,-.. __^.       .  ..    r  which reference is made ' most frequently, in'-tbe columns of the Tribune  is in"regard"toltbe .construction and  -f �����     *~      a.      ���     ��i        . '.-     i  operation by the city of Nelson of its  i - ��� -.' j *   i    ��.  power plant on the Kootenay River.  Houston would have it appear���and if  strong and frequent assertions would  accomplish" thfs,&ifc. certainly would be  accepted by the'electors���that he alone  favors this; thatDr. Rose is in opposition to it, being in some inconceivable  way under tbe misineric influence of  the West Kootenay Power- and,,Light  Company ; thafefhfe alone is in favor of  tbe city of Nelson"o\Vuing and operating its ownlpo'wer station and placing  itself in a positioir-to supply'light to  the city attd cheap power to manufac-  It  his'  - - r      [       ,  address is explicit on this. point."  Houston still persists in such statement and contention. Now Houston* .well knows -that in' all this  he 'is' simply:, misrepresenting    the  Famous Men   of  Prize Ring.  THE    THREE    JACKS  Boxers .Who Have  Come.and  Gone after Making Names  ; -   for Themselves,     a  turiug industries - located therein  matters   not   that-.Dr.   Rose   iu  Above.is the address which has been  issued to theelectors of the city of Nelson Jby^Dr Rosejeandidate -for���the  "mayoralty for the yeair1905. For some  time, indeed since he anticipated that  Dr. Rose would be his opponent in the  forthcoming contest, John Houston  has been treating him to' column's of  abuse in the Tribune, and has been  seeking to raise false issues, and thereby to create a false impression regarding the position occupied by-Dr. Rose  on public questions. Throw mud  enough and some of it*will- btick���that  would seem to be the explanation of  Houston's methods.  Dr. Rose lias been represented by  him as a professing Christian and his  address as unworthy of one making  such profession. Wherein ? one would  ask after reading it. One seeks for an  answer to that question in vain. The  address is that of an energetic business  man, who, if elected, will endeavor to  carry .out such measures as he conceives to be in tbe best interests of the  city. He therein sets forth some of  the measures most needful in the interest of the city of Nelson, and he  promises his best endeavors to promote such measures. Wherein is this  inconsistent with such profession ?  Of this one may be reasonably certain, that no sane man will prefer  such a charge against Houston. His  language and methods savor more of  the gutter than anything higher.1  Having no respect for himself, he cannot be expected to respect others or to  pursue other methods.   .  Then Dr. Rose's platform is said by  Houston to be indefinite. Again, we  awk, wherein?   It is surely as definite  is   simply:, misrepresenting  attitude .toward.-.this matter and  the  address bf his.oppbn'ent.  -The latter is  ."���"      -*.*V     -    i '    *���   '        *    ' - ' .-  as strongly_ pjjedgedon this^matter as  the'forinefcan'b'e.   Yet it suits" Houst-  ton"to represent   matters  otherwise.  He knows; and event* elector who'will  peruse the address of.Br.'Rose can sat-  -. ���,    .���. ��  ---:       _)���     ,   r-        i ....  Isfy hiiiiselfj.thatVDr. Rose lis pledged  **"      J *        '���* *���* (���"���       *     T*        ?f ,    ' '  to render thecity-'independent of the  West Kootenay Power and Light Company at the_earlie_st possible date if he  will be elected Mavor of the city ; and-  all Houston's heroics in this matter  are simply simulated. , .  But over and above the election addresses of these two candidates, there  is another thought which we would  place before the electors. It is this. A  successful New York" business man  gave it as a result of his very long experience that in engaging men to do  work of any-kind. for_Lim,'_he laid_it  down as a rule not to be departed from  never to engage one who, had been a  failure so far as his business life for  himself was concerned. His long experience had taught him tna,t the man  who was unsuccessful for himself was  not likely to be otherwise in handling  the business a flairs of others. There  might be exceptions, but they were  exceptions. The application of this is  very obvious. We have before us two  candidates for the mayoralty of the  city of Nelson, one of whom by his  skill and energy has made a success of  his business, and the operations of thc  other have for himself simply spelled  failure. To whom of the two would  you most readily entrust the successful  conducting of thc business of otberst of  the municipality, with the expectation  of its being properly, energetically  conducted ? To tbe successful man, or  to him whose business life to far as he*  himself is concerned has been a failure ? This is a pertinent question for  electors to ask themselves.  Among the names mentioned in connection with seats at the council board  for tbe forthcoming" year, are A. H.  Clements, Harry Bird and R.SM..McDonald in the West Ward, and'-W. G.  Gillett and William Spry in the East  Ward.   AUJof these gentlemen are well  ���i  qualifled'for tbe office, and .it will be  to the credit of the citizens if they elect*  every one of them, aud their friends  believe that such will be the case.  "The St. Eugene has 400,000 tons of  ore ready for m inlng and shipmen t.   ���  "Those who follow the doings of the  prize ring often wonder what becomes  of all the pugilists who have helped  to make fistic .history," says the New  York Sun. ' Since John L. Sullivan  was in his primp, many fighters have  come and gone. Yet it is only twelve  years since Sullivan was defeated by  Jim Corbett for the heavyweight title.  Since 1892, when Sullivan realized  what decisive defeat meant, championships in the various classes have  changed hands many times. .The art  has improved. . Old methods have  given place to up-to-date ideas. Clubs  have been organized and disbanded.  New-referees with new iuterpretatious  of the rules have sprung into prominence. Yet the principles of boxing is  the same and will no doubt remain the  same until the end of time."  Twelve_years ago last September .the  sporting world was paying homage to  three Jacks���John,- L., Jack McAuliffe  and Jack Dempsey. With }he exception  of Dempsey, they are still alive, but  are dead as Juliuz Caesar as far as ever  lighting again is concerned. _ There is  a,peculiar trait about fighters of which,  the-public ino-wB lSttlOi.-^It Jstheir disinclination to'admit that their days of  usefulness in the ring are over. A  pugilist will do everything in his  power to keep from being called a ''has  been."- There is nothing that" pains  bin.' more than to be ignored while  others succeed him in the public affections.  Some lighters of a decade agoare still  as popular as they were in the heyday  of their career. An instance is John  L. Sullivan, who still retains his hold  on the affections of the people. The  same can be said of Jim Corbett, Joe  Choynski, and Bob Fitzsimmous.  Tliey~liave~bee n ableto keeptlieiTcog-  uomens alive by fighting. Corbett has  other ways of ingratiating himself before the public. He is a resourceful  press agent and knows how to shine  conspicuously in print. Corbett is intelligent and a good talker. He is  now an actor, a profession that invites  notoriety and fame.  ���I  ' Very little is heard nowadays of  Geprge Dixon. . He is in England and  although he fights as often us twice a  month, the results of these contests  rarely reaches this side of the Atlantic.  Yet five years ago Dixon's name as a  pugilist was something to conjure with.  Eddie Connolly, who fought best at  thc lightwoight limit; Kid Lavigne,  one of the best lightweight champions  the ring has known; Young GrifTo, of  Australia, as skilled a boxer as ever  wore gloves; Frank Craig, the Harlem  "Coffee Cooler," a negro who was near  the top of his class; Dan Creedon, of  Australia, a champion in hisday; Will  Curlcy, a topnotcher from "England;  Jack Downey, of Brooklyn, who drew  crowded houses every lime he fought;  Bi'liy Ernst, the "Bushwick Dutchman!" a great fighter;.Jack Everhardt,  of New Orleans, who had a punch that  brought his man to the floor; Martin  Flaherty, of Lowell and Oscar Gardner, the "Omaha Kid" who was the  first man to knock Terry McGoveru  off his feet, are still in the land ofthe  living, but out'of the business.  Then there is Casper Leon, a bantam  who was at the top of his class; Jack  Hamilton, of Troy; George Green, of  California, the original ".Young.: Cor  bett," Dal Hawkins, who had a rLjhl  hand tliat,could  land the large end of  the purse; Spike Sullivan and his brother Dave, as gunie a pair of Irish boy*  the   lls ever toed  the scratch at. the call of  time;   Maity   McCue,.   Charlie 'Mc-  Keever; Kid  Partland, Sieve,.O'Don-'j  nell, of   California; Mysterious Billy  Smith, Jimmy Handler of Newark';  Solly Smith, who come within an ace  of. beating  George Dixon when, the  latter was in his prims; Tom Tracy of  Australia, and Tommy West and Billy  Whistler.   They are not heard of much |  now.���  Folks wonder what has become of  Rube Ferns, who was formerly welterweight champion, Dick Burge of England; Billy Plimmer, former bantam  champion "of the world; Billy Meyeis;  Eddie Pierce, Jack Skelly, tlfc "Stre-  atop Cyclone"; Billy Dacey, Jack' Fo-  gartvi Johnny Regan, of Brooklyn;  "Brooklyn Jimmie" ' CaTfoll, Jem  Smith and Charlie Mitchells-all these  have laid their boxing gloves aside and  gone into other pursuits. Ferns is  working somewhere in Buffalo. Burg  is in jail in .England, and Plimmer is  teaching boxing in Birmingham, Eng.  Meyers is superintendent of one of the  race tracks in Chicago, and Fogarty is  working for a well known race track  betting- commissioner. Mitchell bas  plenty of money and is playing the  races. Mysterious Billy Smith runs a  boarding house, in Portland, Ore.; Regan and Carroll are in : business in  New York. Jack McAuliffe follows the  races, while Spike Sullivan and his  brother Dave are engaged in a commercial business. Creedon is in Australia; West teaches boxing; Leon has  a job in town and is doing well. .  McCue is also in business, while Everhardt is somewhere ' around the  country doing a vaudeville specialty.,  >��� Jim Hall, of ..Australia,^ wondei -in"  his day, is in America*, while his two  noted countrymen, Peter Jackson and  iB.CAVENATRE  .   -     'aj��r-I  * _.   . -art I  Principal of Khox CoL  lege Passes Away  CAS  AT THE AGE OF-74  Was Most Distinguished Mem-  - ber of Presbyterian a  Churcb.      ;  ,       ~   i  -   A dispatch from Toronto announce*  the d��atli of Principal CaveVof "Knox  College, a  few days ago.    Rev^ Dr.'  William Caven was   considered   tho  most prominent and influential member of   the  Presbyterian Church  In  Canada.   He was.born in Kirkcowan,  Wightonshire, Scotland, December 26,  1830, and begun his education under  his father, a man of high mental endowments. 'He  came to Canada:> in  1847, and shortly afterwards entered'  the ministry.     He was  licensed to  preach in   3852.   The'same year'-he  was inducted pastor of the congregation at St. Mary's, Ont, where^hen-/  sided   until   1866.   He was then'ap-/  pointed by tbe synod ofthe church to  the chair jot Exegetical Theology'in C  Knox College, Toronto; and in*187S tie/"  succeeded the late Dr. Michael Willis  as   principal   of the college,   which  position   he   filled   up   to' the   time  of    his  death."       He   was'  instrumental in procuring funds for tbe erec-  tic n of tbe new college buildings, which  were completed in 1875.     He.was al-.o  >-'P  \ -*��� I  ���/*���'���  ���ir<M  **ii&  'V  m  ways'an earnest advocate forvuniou-*' ,  .��� .r.'Z r,*���r.~_'    ��� -^r'_3.���'H^-sS-'    HJ,t^_f7**r-r^r^-. ���>-"%�� *'^..^ ^Kj  In -the Presbyterian Church and was -       >''VS  elected moderator of the general 'as-/.  _���,_,, , sembly in 1875 aud again in 1892..   Ho  Joe Goddard, are dead.    Johnny Grif- _,���.,_".. - ��� ^_ ^   ,  ' ' received tbe honorary degree of J): D.  from  Queen's Uuiversity in 1875, and  fin, tbe Braintree lad, has also passed  away. So has George Godfrey, "Old  Chocolate," a negro heavyweight  whose name is still revered as one of  the greatest fighters of his race. Of  the old timers, Tommy Ryan and  Peter Maher.are "yet before the public.  Ryan is the only one of the veterans  who'is still a champion. Occasionally  Owen Ziegler, of Philadelphia, who has  a record a yard long, bobs up. Solly  Smith is in California, doing the best  he~cau. Kid'Lavignons^abroad^te^li-7  ing Frenchmen tbe art of boxing, and  it is said he is successful. The list  does not end here if some of the pugilists less known in tbeir time are  taken into consideration.  It is understood that trains on the  Phoenix branch will be operated with  a telephone system, as is being done  more and more in the eust.  The Canada Drug & Book Company  is already experiencing the rush incident to thc holiday trade.. This firm  bas made special preparations for this  season's trade.  Dr. Rose has been accused of joining  secret societies for the sake of political  preferment. What about the man who  joined a society on the eve of thc last  Pravsnclal election and never atteuded  a meeting after? >���'  Something of a sensation was caused  by the wife of a Kamloops contractor  appearing in mnleattiie with a regulation carpc.c.'a apron and outfit for  work on a dwelling house for which  her husband bad the contract Barely  bad she started laying shingles when a  master mechanic appeared on tbe  scene, and at bis request tho woman  reluctantly quit the joh.- Labor circles  are now agitating the question as to  t he rights of the fair sex to invade the  heretofore exclusive realm of this  branch of the building trade.  also from Princeton Uuiversity in 1896.  and that of LL. D. from Toronto  University the t-ame year. He was  also a senator of Toronto University.  Dr. Caven took an active interest in.-  the formation of the Pan-Presbyterian*  and bas been a member of the several,  councils held since 1877, being appointed chairman of a sederunt of the*  council held in   Edinburgh, in "that  r  year. He.was chairman of.the Aaaer--  ican Western^ection of the alliance.* ���  , In 1881 he was elected president of  the Ontario Teachers' Association in  succession to Prof. Goldwin Smith. He-  opposed any interference with tbe  Manitoba school act. Iu 185C he married Margaret, daughter of the late  John Goldie, the distinguished naturalist of Ayr.  :;}!  THE WATSON STOCK CO.,  The Watson- stock company, an organization   which    bas    played    to  crowded houses in Varoouver for the  past  six months, will begin a three-  nights'   engagement at  the   Nelson  Opera House  next Thursday night,  opening in "Jim the Westerner," followed   by   " Butterflies"  on  Friday-  night, and closing with Bouclcault>  famous "Con, the Sbaughraun."   If  tbe praise bestowed upon this company  by  the Vancouver papers during its-  long engagement at tbe Terminal City  was fully merited, tbe citizens of Nel-  son are to be heartily congratulated on.  its  visit to  tbis city.   The repertoire-  in eludes many of the latest metropolitan   successes together with  a great  n umber of the standard  stock pieces-  It is to its credit tbat the citizens of  Vancouver marked their approval of  tb e work 'done by tbe Watson company by patronizing it most liberally.  On the day of its departure from Vancouver, a crowd of citizens lined the-  depot platform   to wiah the variolar  members good-bye and success.  Ul THB KELSON ECONOMIST  THE HELSOH ECOHOMiST  Published every Saturday afternoon at  Vernon Strkbt. Kblson. B. C.  $1 Per year Strictly m Advance  Advertlsifle rates made known on application.'  All changes ln advertisements to Insure  Insertion-should reach this office not later  thai Thursday, 12 o'clock.  When change of address is required, Hi"-  deulnble that both the old addrehB und the  new be clven.  Address all communications. " Publisher  of Thk Nelson economist. Nelson. B. ta.  John Houston, Mud-Slinger.  There was a hope���no matter upon  tvbat unsubstantial foundation  it wm  based���that' the municipal campaign  would be carried on without resort to  those degrading personalities and reckless  calumnies which have so" often  disgraced'eontests in .this city. -It wa>  felt that no good could be accomplished  by by probing tbe wounds that have  been inflicted in the past, and thus obscuring the real issues before the people. "But such it seems is not to be Unease.   Wilful iraligning, .slander and  falsification are to'take the place  ef a  rational  diseussion   of  issues.    Arrogance, insolence aud malevolence are  the weapons chosen by John Houston  .tO reduce the ratepayers to a propei  condition of submission.  Before Dr. Rose's plutform was sub-  , mit ted. to the ratepayers for their consideration, John Houston, the peren  niai seeker for offices with salary attachments, promised   tbat he would  await its appearance before discusaing  \ . it,"   Some   professed    the    belipf���for  .what reason is not manifest���that he  would deal with it simply as the issue  before, the people.   But. in this they  were grievously mistaken.   Incidentally he madesome display of criticizing  the    platform,   but  he    was   vastly  -more,; concerned   about' its    author  than    he   was   regarding   the   sub-  ject . matter,   of,, the   . document.  He -proclaimed  Dr. Rose a trimmer,  and the friends of the doctor were. denounced iu all those classic terms, for  which   the Tribune and its aberrant  editor have  become famous.     They  . were, metaphorically speaking, placed  upon.the bed of torture, and their tormentor, like the tyrant of antiquity.  made the suffeier fit the bed when tlie  ��� bed did not fit,tbo sufferer, by stretching the limbs to extremity.-  The member, for Ymir district -was  singled out for special treatment.   He  -���   was charged, with "shooting off. hi��  mouth," an expression which it appears is held in   high favor by Houston, the Romany chief, and his tribe.  In what respect, we are curious to  learn, can  Dr. Rose  be  regarded  a  ~   trimmer 7"~Ac"co"rding~t"o"~th(r best a*u-~  thorities, a trimmer is the lust sad refuge of a  disappointed  oHkc-&ccker.  *V��e know only one man in Nikon who  /ulfils"the requirements of this dcfii'il-'  tion, but he is uot  Dr. Rose.   Jie is j  the man who prostrated himself before  Premier McBride to secure the crumbs  that fell from  lhe Cabinet table,  and  When he could not get anything more  bit tbe baud that succored  him.   Thut  man is John Houston, a candidate for  the salary which goes" with lliu exalted cillco of Mayor of the  city of  ���   NelsonV   While John Houston had his  eye on a seat in the McBride Cabinet,  -   he  was a most-obsequious supporter  of the Conservative Govern men t.   He  bad many pleasant things to suy-.f hi*  leader,   but   when   thc    Lieutenant-  Governor  turned bim   away empty-  handed as a person unlit to bo one of  His Honor's advisers, then  John   the  Trimmer struck up a new song,  lhe  latest and most approved version being  .   that the McBride Government is will-  '  ing to spend $10,000 to defeat hi in. Just  ��� fancy, $10,000 to lay out and wake a  political corpse !   This is on a par with  ..  tbe many   fairy tales    which -John  ' Houston relates for the entertainment  ��� - ofbis followers, aud marvellous as ii  may see ni, there are a  few  of them  '   still gullible enough to believe > him.  "'  It is not likely that any memb-.r of the  MeBrule Cabinet cares one cent whether of not' John Houston wins the  '  $1200 salary which he is so anxious to  ��� get hi* fins on ; but it does concern  - Ibe citizens of Nelson  a great deal.  John Houston/boasts about what be  has done for tbe city of Nelson; in-1  deed lie never admits tbat anyone else I  bas ever considered the interests  of the city. Can any reliable authority give one instance where John  Houston has conferred a favor on the  cily of Nelson without being well paid  for it? Has he tilled an office to  which there was no salary attached ?  And like Oliver Twist, now he wants  more. And is it not bad enough to  pay so dearly for the services of John  Houston wiihout being foreed to submit to his coarse abuse? Everyone  who Makes part in the campaign  against this' stailfed politician must be  prepared for his*dose of slime from  the Tr ibune, and the ones'1 who \�� ill be  single d out for tbe most abhorrent tor-  ment are those who subscribed money  to keep John Houston out of the poor-  house and arc yet stockholders^in bis  paper. Even an opponent's religion  will uot be sacred fiom the attacks of  the profane, blasphemous, sacriligious  Tribune.  \X-iL___Z_i     ���.,'- . t-��*-��Vfi?r*5^;l��.-i^ '�����'."'"../- S>"*v*'     ....*'������*���..  s  s  ���AT:  Lowest Rates  Best Time  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  With a heavy duty on lumber, Bii-  tish Columbia would experience a season of great prosperity.  Toronto,   Montreal,   New  Prov luces, New KiigUind.  York, Maritime  WEST  Vancouver,  Points.  Victoria,   Seattle,' California  Unequalled   Passenger Service,  Tourists', Coaches, Dining Care.  Sleepers,  The man who seeks to be mayor simply for the salary, should not be considered under any circumstances.  The evidence in tlie trick ballot-box  investigation, shows that Canada is not  far behind thc United States iu crooked  election methods.  Next year will bean important one  in the history of ,Kclson, and it is desirable that the affairs of the city should  be in the hands of successful business  men.  Vancouverites ..express..great disappointment over the announcement of  Mr. Hays that work on tlie .Grand  Trunk Pacific in this Province will not  be started for several years.  TOURIST SLEEPER SERVICE.  West.���Lv. IJevelstoke Monday, Wednesday,  Thursday, Saturday, for Seattle and  Vancouver. -  *   - '  East.���Lv. Dunmoro Jet. for S!.. Paul  Sunday, Monday. Wednesday, Friday.  Toronto Wed. and Sun., Montreal  Mon., Boston FrI.  For rates, folders and tickets, apply to  J. S. CARTER,  Dlst. Pass. Aet..  Kelson.  E. J. COYLE.  A. G. P. A.  Vancouver  Certificate of Improvements.  The different planks in Dr. Rose's  platform have met with hearty commendation in all quarters. The platform as a whole is regarded as being  oompletely in keeping with the progressive spirit of thc day and well calculated to advance the best interests of  tlie Kootenay metropolis.  "A Nkwcojieh" asks who were the  six aldermen of whom John Houston  said in his speech he had more sense  than the whole of them ? Our correspondent should look up the records of  the council for 1900. The chances are  that it will be found .'that any one of  tlie aldermen referred' to was a better  business man than the person who  now abuses them.  To the Electors of Nelson  Little Johnnie Mineral Claim, situate in the  Nelson Mining Division of West. Kootenay  District.  Where located: On Rover Creek, about  three miles from Kootenay River. Take notice that I, Frank Fletcher,'of the City of  Nelson, acting m ugentfor myself, Free Miner's Certificate No. B82.023, and--A. C. Flum-  merfclt, Free Miner's Certificate No. B80.024,  intend.sixty days from. lhe; date .hereof, to  apply to the Milling Kecorder fora Certificate  oflmpiovemenUfor the purpose.of obtain-  IuIng a Crown Grant of the abqye claim.  And further take notice that action,' under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 26th day of May. A. D 1904.  FKANK FIhKTCHEK.  Having purchased the stock of Boots and Shoes  carried by Fred L Irwin, by chattel mortgage said  the entire stock, worth $3000, must be sold within  thirty days. This stock and the $9000 stock carried  by myself is made up of the best Boots and Shoes  manufactured, and are of the Latest Styles. No old  or out-of~daxte goods. All are the Newest and Best.  Ail will be sold for half their worth. ..  r.G. P  $1? 000 STOCK  300   PAIR   CHILDREN'S  Sizes from 5 to fo  SHOES  Hugh McCausland  Baker Street, Nelson, B. G.  Certificate of Improvements.  The Vancouvor and Kootenay mineral,  claims, situate in the Nelson Mining Division-  of West Kootenay District.  W here located: On cast.side of Kootenay  Lake, about three miles east of the. town of  Sanca.  Take notice Unit I, J. 1. G. Abbott, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B84,18<. for myself and  nsajrent for H. Abbolt, Free Miner's Certificate No. 1184,483, aud E. L. Hcatley, Free-Miner's Certificate No. B65.245, intend, si-tly days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant  of the above claims.  And turther take notice that action, under  Section 87, jwust be commenced before issuance of such Certlllcate of Improvements.  Dated this 20tl< day of June, 1904.  J. Ii. G. ABBOTT.  NICKERSON,  THE JEWELER,  BAKER ST.  We only ask one trial to make you our cu��  tomer. Fine Watch Jewelry, Optical and  Silverware repairing and everything in the  line. Reasonable charges, .work sent us  from outside towns will receive the same care  as 11 personally delivered. Difficult repairs  done for other Jewelers.  At the request of a large number of  ratepayers of our City, I Lave consented to offer myself ns a candidate  for the Mayoralty for tbe forthcoming  | year. If elected I will give my best  efl'orta to ciin-yout thc following :  1. An energetic administration pf  the City's business and carrying out of  its projects.  2. Sell debentures and erect at once  a Power Plant on site acquired by City  on Kootena3* River, and to borrow  more money if necessary to complete  the plant.  3. Operate efficiently and economically the Electric Hallway system, aud  advocate the opening of negotiations to  purchase for the City such system with  tITe ultimate view of lawfully extending a belt line through the Eist ward,  and thence through the Turk, into  Fairview. ,  4. Improve main city thorough fares  and where necessary to macadamize  the streets and for that purpose utilize  facilities owned by the City.  5. Ex tension of City limits to include  suburbs.  0. Improvement of City Park.  7. The necessary extension of sewe  und water systems.  8. Provide suitable and commodious  school accommodation with a view of  inaugurating a system best adapted to  thc present and future needs of our  glowing.population.  If elected I promise to use .my  utmost endeavor lo further the interests  of the City. ... '   _ *Wrii.i.iA*K O. Bosk.  McLATCHIE  Dominion and  - Provincial  Land Surveyor  Op. B C. Customs House, Nelson  It Pays to Deal with Rutherford  Wild Cherry Spruce and Tar Cough. Syrup is the  quickest to relieve and the surest cure for Coughs,  Inflamed Throats and Sore Chests. Try it. 25 and  50 cts. per bottle.  Carnation Cream  For smoothing "rough' slsm:onllface or hands Carnation .Cream is the finest thing yet. Apply a little  after shaving.    Nothing better. -Prepared by **  WM. RUTHERFORD, Drugqist  PHONE A214 -<...���.  NIGHT PH'QNE B214 WARD STREET, NELSON, B. C.  P..'Burns & Co.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  MEAT  MERCHANTS  H ead Office Neison, BAG.  Frank Fletcher  PRO VIK -i AL lanb surveyor  Lands and MlneralOlalmsSurveyed  and Crown Granted  ���V' -.-'.'���  P. O. Box5C3      Office: Kootenay St. Helsou  For Rent and for Sale  Old Curiosity Stop, Josephine St, Nelson  BO  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Tradc Marks  Designs   ,  Copyrights Ac  Anyone (ending ��� iketch an4 description nar  anlckly ascertain onr opinion free whether an  invention tsprobsbly patentable. Communications strlctlTconfldentUl. Handbook on Patenta  font free Oldest ����oncy for securing patents.  t UL  "Patenta taken throui.li Munn ft i  tpcdM notice, without charge, to tho  .  reoslTd  Scicndiic American  Ansndfomelrtlhutrataawesklr.   I*iw*t dr-  ...       .    ._..--. ^_ TorafctSa.  1 aswsdmltn.  wiatlOTOf'wK^tll^toUBal.. Tonas.jP��.  rear: tour months, li. Beta by "Jl  Branch  Markets   in   Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon, _T hre  Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.  Orders by Mail to any branch will have prompt and careful attention.  1st Mm Butcher Co J O Y'S  Insurance    Real   Estate   and  IVTining  Agent  Houses and offices to rent and lots for sale in all parts of the city.  Now is the time to invest iu good improved  Fruit Ranch Property-  Adjacent to Nelson.  The Kootenay Valleys Co., L'td, London, Eng.  '  Nelson City Land and Improvement Co.  Fire and  Accident  Insurance   a  Specialty  7~  G.  RRGGTER  BAKER ST.. NELSON. B. C.  Fr     O.  ffis^Bsav   I  BOX 232  EsFERaUSOEM  Nelson, B. C  ,The largest exclusively  Wholesale  Liquor  House in   the interior  PABS  In Pints and Quarts  Dawson's "Extra Special" Scotch.    Granda Cigars.  Mitchell's Heather Dew Scotch etc.    Earl of Minto etc.  A full line of imported and domestic Liquors and Wines.  I  SllJiyyil TEnis��'f.��niiii[s Made and  CLOTHES    CLEANED    AND  MENDED.  OVER J. H. WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON, B. C.  4  .1  NELSON ELECT RIG  TRAMWAY  GO., L'TD.  NELSON, B.C.  ��� N. B. T. TIMETABLE.  STANLEY STREET���  7.00         7.40  8 20 a. m  9.00         9.40  10.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.20* p. m.  BOGUSTOWN���  7.20         .00       8.40  - 9.20 a.  10.00     10.40  11.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.40 p. m.  1  m.  Lots.     Warehouses. -   Offices  Tbe Car Barn, Phone 165B.  REAL ESTATE.  Apply A. V. MASON,   Man".  Sec  -:������:���*  Wholesale aud Retail  Dealers in  Camps supplied on shortest  notice and lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stockT  E. C. TRAVES. Manager  W. G. Gillett^  Builder   and   Contractor  Estimates given on stone, brick  and woodwork.  BdcKaoici Lime for Sa?e  Corner HIM ��nd Josephine Sts.  Us an Order for Your  Groceries, then Notice  The promptness of delivery.  The cleanness and freshness of Good*.  The full honest measure.  The quality of wnat you set.  You will And abundant reason for sending  your future otders.  This Week's Specials Arc s  14-lbBoxesofA 1 Cieamery Butter at 27c  per pound.  Silver Spoon Tea, 50c per ponnd.  Rajah Brand .Pineapple, 25c per tin.  Clarke's Boneless Chicken, 3ftc per tlu.  ���:E. OK. - STRAOHA.^  Plumber and Gasf.tter  Estimates Given on General  Plumbing, 4  Sewer Connections, Etc.  Baker Street/near Ward  Street, Nelson.  '!,  \i  I  In io-acre blocks, in 20-acre blocks. Improved ranches  j�� Ew Annable, Nelson, Bs O.  8i2bsGi?il3e for  Economist, $1 a  Strictly in Advance ���Mral ��K��iW .. eacLJT.  --������"^���^^n^^'^yyiwiiiMMMmniiwuji  MOnMBMHHMMI  rggaacffiwc  a?^^t ^  *-ifl!Kr  THE  NELSON  ECONOMISx  "'in-'1     rVSV*i'       -f^l  '._-"��:.���< *." c^l  -���      --' '    f'^"C  *w|  '-A- ^-.'SCJ?|  - /7A&M  AfyA-Atm  Machines.  Edison Phonographs, Prices, $10, $20, $30, $50. "  The New Edison Moulded Records, at 50c each,  per doz.  $5  ones  Prices, $17, $25, $30, $45.   '  7-inch Records, $6 per doz.  10-inch Records, $11 per doz.  Needles and all supplies sold on the instalment plan.  Write for prices.  Do  Yqti  Want  Your friend to remember you  forever? If you do, make him  or her a present of a  .   .    .    .  PARKER  /  LUCKY CURVE    '  "Cameras  i*Jb*-  PEN  Pianos  Heintzman Pianos \-  The   New Scale Williams Pianos  i ***  >   AT SPECIAL PRICES *       _     *',  We buy our Pianos for cash, and customers get the benefit, as we "have no  'sub agents" who must have a "rake off."    ' ' ��� "  '.  Prices $1.50 to $10, Let us  [put one aside for you. These  I are the pens you see advertised  I in -the m agazines. We warrant  I them as well as the maker.  They Are the BEST  We     can    supply    yonr  wants for Pall House Cleaning in WALL PAPER and'  BURLAP. h   -  (Not Crockery with the stamp of some well known China on it)  NEW GOODS ARRIVING WEEKLY  Reyal"   Crown    Derby,   Crown    Vienna,   Haviland  Limoges,     Royal  '^Worcester,,    Foley,    Minton    an  A  ."<���-    ">s-0 V?3>AXk  ffibrjS  '���'' '"_.i.V&rt-%,m  -���Vf)i  Among the guests at Vancouver lust  week was Mr. Justice Richardson, who  -nccompanied-by -his���daughtor,���Miss  Richardson, is spending the winter on  the coast to'escnpe the seyeie weather  in the Northwest.  After a long, useful and eventful career of twenty-eight _ .years *"on' the  bench, Judge Richardson retired last  year".' During the time that h^dispensed justics in the Supreme Court  of the Northwest Territory, he has sat  on many importeut cases,'but there is  one above all others with which his  name will ever be associated in the history of Canada. That is tlie trial and  sentence to lhe utmost rigor of the  law of Louis Riel, who fomented  two rebellions in thc Northwest, and  on whom the death sentence was  passed by Justice Richardson in May,  1886. With the noted halt-breed agitator were also sentenced a batch of  forty of the ringleaders of the rebellion  of 1885.  To a Vancouver Province representative Justice Richardson related many  interesting reminiscences of that historic trial. More than that he exhibited several photographs���some of the  lew. in existence���taken during the  trial of Riel after his sensational- cap-  ture by Gen. Middleton, while trying  to make his escape ovor the line into  United States. The pictures are excellent and show some faces that have  since become prominently: identified  with Canada's progress. One photo  shows' the Hon. Charles Fitzpatrick,  the present Minister of Justice, counsel for Riel iu that trial, who is shown  in the act of addressing the jury in th e  rebel's defence. Another personage  that has a local interest is Dr. Jukes,  then surgeon for the Northwest  Mounted Police, who examined Riel  on-his-sanity.���It'will be remembered  that the wily rebel as a last resort put  in a pica of insanity.- -Dr. Jukes had  Riel under his observation continually  after his capture an- until the conclusion of his trial. It was Dr. Jukes' evidence that was mainly" instrumental  in breaking down the insanity plea.  Dr, Jukes is father of Mr. Andrew  Jukes, manager of the local branch of  ^the Imperial Bank.  ''Yes, there was naturally a good deal  of interest taken inRiel's trial," said  Mr. Justice Richardson to the Province, "and the courtroom was crowded  to its utmost during each of the ten  clays the trial lusted. The trial-proper  lasted only six days, four days being  taken up with selecting a jury and  other technicalities. No, there was n'o  doubt of Riel's guilt���there could be  none���the only question at issue was  that of alleged insanity and���well, you  know how it ended.  "A notable fai t about Riel's trial was  that it was the firstcase of high treason  since the rebellion .of 1837. It was  tried under an old act passed during  the reign of Edward III. Tho foity  ringleaders, on the other hand were  not tried for high treason, but on what  is known as treason-felony. Their  cases were tried under an act that was  passed in 1869, when the Canadian  criminal laws were revised and passed  by the. Parliament of that year. * My.  decision was appealed to the court of  Queen's Bench at Winnipeg and again  to the Supreme Court of Canada at  Ottawa, but the sentence remained as  given."  BRIAR  PIPES.  UJ  ��L  <  X  <0  O  Z  Q  <  UJ  -J  Ul  X  K  u.  O  Ui  2  o  Almost-tire toughest thing in the whole of"creation"is"a "pinto" Broncho when he is in  i ^     fighting humor.  ���  Kow his hide is just as tought as he is, and that nart above his hips and back is the very  toughest and most pliable���it is the "Shell."  That is the part used to make the famous "Pinto" Shell Cordovan Mitts and Gloves.  Wind, rain, tear, rip, scorch and boil proof- -almost wear proof.  Made only by ���"  ���  --���  t  r         .Ml  ��� .  r  <1  tl  /in  ���:  "O,        J>       tj  ��� ��� -  -'. 1  t  ���  j_\.  ,1  *il  ����� -  '."3  Si  ������"  I  ���;-A  -'4  ��� '/  II  *fl  W. A thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson  Ch i m ney Sweepi ng  , ���Prompt-attentlpn given  to all orders for  Chimney Sweeping.  . Send your orders tp'JoK D. Dowmxs, pare of  the Old. Curiosity Shop.  $1.60 por chlmiiey.  Montreal  Winnipeg  -ii  t   R. H CARLEY, British Columbia Agent  37-50... Per Ton  Delivered  * All.ordeii must be accompanied by cash and should be forwarded  either personally-jor'. by mail to the office of  W. P. TIERREY, GENERAL AGSRT THE NELSON ECONOMIST  .C��*  NEWS ITEMS.  Premier Laurier is expected back in  Ottawa on .the 20th. _  .     ,. ���   .  Tbe Prince Edward Island Government has been sustained.  Mr. Hay ter Eeid has been appointed  General Manager of C. P. E. hotels, a  new office. ,*       '   . , ��� r  The Prospector says a rich deposit of  nickel is being developed on Wild  Horse creekAA-A .fVi'* JMHf��8    '  ������ 7���  January 1st is now'said to be the  dale for completing tlie new Sullivan  lead smelter at Marysville.  The citizens of Victorijp'are,,moving  in the matter of constructing a new-  Old Men's Home at the capital city.  -The Economist will have to publish fifty-three, issues thi*- year,:but it  ���will not charge anything for the extra  I  issue. y  It, is proposed to introduce gold  dredging into Cariboo, the Ward Hydraulic Co. having arranged to install  a dredge on their property.  US A GALL  You wiil find our Christmas Slock most complete and up-to-date,  ranking with the best in the Province.  Our prices are the Lowest, and it will be wisdom on your part to inspect our goods befoie selecting your'gifts.^as they compare favorably  iii every way with those qf the East.  The store will be open every evening until>9 o'clock from now until  Christmas.'      '      ' ' 7>.--7\7   .      Ay, .    ���   *.  ,-.���     .   *.  TV   _i_ J T~)  Watchmakers, Jewellers  an  ratenaude  Joros.,    opticians.   phone293  2 '*--.��� *   'v w    W'.-'K"    ~;   -.���'^t   '*-     ;  ^ *. -        '    ..:'.-.        a .    _ * i  -��A,I '.' ���      -*--'���     ���        '    (^'  /���a -J-irCV -.,.-���_  On Friday, the gth inst., we commenced our Special Sale of Christmas Goods. We have a very large assortment of articles  suitable for Christmas Gifts, which we will offer at prices much lower than they have ever been sold for..in the Kootenay ; and all  that we ask is that you cell and inspect our stock before buying your Christmas Presents. The spirit of Christmas prevails  throughout every department, and we shall be pleased to show you the goods whether you want to buy or not.  The Standard Furniture Coin puny  will sell jroods at a great reduction for  tbe next thirty days, in order to-ivi.-id  removal to the new premiss in thc  Stocks block.  The Old Curiosity Shop is offering  great reductions in Chinaware,  Crockerware, and Glass-.yare for the  holiday trade. . The goods are the best  on the market.  Patenaude - Bros, bavealarjre stock  of goods suitable for Christmas gifts,  and their prices compare .favorably in  every way with those of the .east. ��� The  store will be open every evening till  9 o'clock until Christmas. . ���v_  ,  Useful Holiday Gifts for  Ladies and Gentlemen.      Great  , Clearance Sale of Ladies', Children's and Men's  Underwear at Specially Reduced Prices.  &.*.-  MILLINERY  Ready-to-Wear   Hats    at      prices  Dress Hats at prices ranging from $8  ranging     from    ' $2 co  ,oo to $17.50 at half price.  to     $5,00    at     half     price  fhere'was no truth.in tlie rc.xrt of  the Tribune tbat R. S., LenniP contemplated running Tat alderman ii> the  East Ward. Tbe Tribune has not even  accidentally stumbled on one truthful  statement during the whole of this  Week.  A great sale of Clothing, Men's Furnishings,  HATS  AND  -J The  quantities are Jhe greatest, the assortment the most varied and  tbe Prices the Lowest of any sale we have held"  NEW FALL CLOTHING  20th Century kind, every Garment has style, character and splendid  wearing qualities, which coupled with Always Lowest prices makes interest and tD spare for careful buyers.  lien's Suits, $7.50, $10.00, $12.00, $15.00, $18.00 and $20.00.  BOYS SUITS  * All sizes, good cloth! strong and durable! and specially tailored, $1.25,  $2.00, $3.00, $4.00, $5.00 and $6.00. -  DISTRIBUTORS  OF  HATS  Perfection  in. shapes, color and style.      Prices, $1 00, $2x0, $3.00,  $4.00 and $5>bo.        * .  SHOES OF QUALITY AND STYLE  z Guaranteed to give  perfect satisfaction. ,   The best  possible for the  money.    Ftlt Slippers at25c, 35c, 50c, 75c and $1.00  MEN'S FURNISHINGS  Large stock New FaH Styles. The place where your dollars bring:  their value.  IRVINE  GO.,   LIMITED  CASH  BROWN  <&  GO.  'Fred Iryite   Co.,' Limited,  have ai  .'       ���-   . ' * ' I    1  1     I    H  . I '       I ' ' \        I  special holiday sale, and as usual on ;  . occasions of this kind, this firm is is of- %  ���   - ���       ���      i Y  fcring bargains, in every thing Tn their   x  line.    "When tbe Fred Irvine Co. ad-  1  ��� -1   , ��� 11  fertise bargains,,tbe public can rest as- X  sured that the firm means exactly what ^  it says. ' Ladies should be specia Hy in_ "J  :terested in these holiday offerings, as  much on account   of   the   excellent  quality of the goods as the low pricerf;  +++4999949994449 ������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������t  **W - 2  "Don't Fail to See the Large Assortment of  %  +  If  BOUNDARY MINING Nd*j;E,S.,i  ���  ���  on tbe Bay claim' this week.    ' ' . ���  IF. ore netted  J  I*  :At the Kavvbide the   new 800 foot  %  I     Elegant ChristmasGifts.  Phoenix Pioneer.  A remarkably rich strike was made,  We handle Old and  home.'  New Fnrnishings to complete your  The last car of K P.  over I2.00O for 20 tons.  Highest  condition.  Prices paid for   second-hand goods in first-class  if  1 *  +  t  ifamway is now about ready for operation.  -Foundations for the new IJrooklyu  compressor are finished, and the Urge  machine is being set up.  Last week'the Silver Cloud, in Skylark camp.-sent ti car to thc Greenwood  smelter which is now being tested.  The Montreal & Boston Consolidated  is asking for tenders for sinkin^m shaft  on   tbe  Lancashire La^-'s in  Summit.  camp.    _  Tbis week's ore shipments from the  Boundary���nearly  19,000   tons���make   $trirtjnfi[  the largest week's total since shipping   ���  Was -soramenved. '  _ Tbe second furnace at the Montreal  A Boston smelter is likely to be blown  Jn the latter part ol next week, and Uie  third furnace is now king placed in  position.  -Since commencing   operations   the  Montreal & Boston Consolidated people  - hare placed orders for not far from a  million feet of lumber at iiai  es and  nmelter.  A force of four men haw been working on the Gem claim, in- L-in^ Like  camp, which is under bond to il .bert  Wood ��fe Co.,'of Green wood. A Miiall  ore shipment vn.a made t> .lhe Greea-  tbdoA smelter. -  Old Curiosity Shop  Josephine Street      Nelson, B. C.  ������++++++++���������������������*++4>*++++99999+++++++++++++++9+4  ~l  TIIUEK BIG MGIITS  Thursday  , .'��� ���*MATINEE SATURDAY  THE The  WAfSOM       Peer  STOCK;      of  CO. All  Dir-ol from :i six inont lis run in Vancouver.  l'n.'st>iillii<H; tlii; Uesil there is in Coined}' and  1>i:uiij. ^-  Nelson Opera House  ONE NIGHT ONLY  MISS ADA  PALMER WALMER  and lier talented company in one orthe daintiest and prcltlcKt modern' Musical Comedies  ii  Ili'i-vl.tv-JIM THE WI-yTEIlSER.  1 iiil:iv���THK inrrrKiM.'i.iKs.  >:ituiil:iy-CvJNT TIIK SUAUUHIIAUX.  FRIGES 500 AND 75C  j    Seats on sale at Ruth crGord's Urns Store  J "Wednesday xnamine.   -  79  Full or   wit  and   Humor,  nboundliifr  ln  Ciitrhy Hongs DueU, 1 rlos, Quartettes, Bex-  I _nt t __-_____,   .i��__    IY.....��.. *  tcttes uud Dances  Prices: $1,00, /5c, and 50d  Srats on sale Sataniay moraine at  B ntiieifoid's Dn>�� Stoics.  REMOVAL SAL  Thirty Days Removal Sale  1      General Reduction in All Lines  STANDARD FURNITURE  SUCCESSORS TO D. McARTHUR & OO.  1                                   .              1        "  r   - ^  '  -   '  v ���  ~   - -      *  .     ..I,."..   .      '           '       '   '-  *  We Print  ' - - f-  ���  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads/  Satements,  Note Heads,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc.  Cotfipiete Stock of Stationey  ' > Orders by Mall Receive Prompt Attention.  * i _  VERNON    STREET,  NELSON,  B.  C  Canada Permanent  Mortgage Corporation  Straight Mortgages at 8 per cent,  or Monthly Payment System  I STAR  -CHOQUETTE" BR-OS~PropfietoFs"  We have secured the services of a first-class cake baker, and  our customers should bear this in-mind when prepar in for  Christmas.' "  Store: Baker St., between Stanley and-Ward. ��  T  Take notice that I shall hold n Court of Re-  vlaion nnd -Appeal, under the "Assessment  Act, 1903", for Ilio Nelson I Assessment Dj��-  t let. on Fridny December 16th, 1504. nt the  heir or eleven o'clock in the forenoon, at the  Court House, Nelson.  Dated at Nelnon, B. C, thia 241 h day of No-  ' r ember, ISO*.  "137"   *     JflTim  JodseoT Um Court of BeTisloa ��nd Appeal,  Setma Asaemient DUlrtel, West Zoote-  Notice.  Sixty c'oys after dote I Intend to apply to  the Commissioner of I^ands and Works,  Victorin. for the purchase of the followinp  lands. Commencing at theSoutb-East comer  of lot 6300, Group (1) one, West Kootenay,'ot a  post marked J. E. A. South-West corner nnd  runnincr Nortli alonfr East line of lot630040  chains, theuce Kast CO chains, thence South 40  chains, tlience West along Columbia t Kootenay Railway to place of commencement and  containing200ncres more or less.  Kelson, Dea;5th, 1S04.   J. E. Akkable.  of the City of Nelson  ELECTRIC LIGHT RATES  Electric light rules for the month of Kov.  are now due and  payable at the City offices.   If  j aid on   or before  the 15th Dec.  discounter 10 percent will be allowed.  KeSca.Dcc.2,lS04.  > By order,  J).C.McMORftl3  CUrCtel*.  $1 per  day and up  No Chinese Employed  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.  It  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON   STREETS,  TWO BLOCKS FROM WHARF,  I BARTLETT  ���  (Konncrly Clarke Houso)  The best $1 per day lMOHCln Nelson.      None but white help employed  bar the best.  G. W. BARTLETT, R  The  ROPRIETOR    %  "���Si,  Auction Sale T^Night  AT THE AUCTION MART  ALL KINDS  OF BARGAINS  Auction Sales promptly attended to in any part of British Columbia.  J; GREEN, AUCTIONEER.  BAKER S7JREE7, NELSON.  '*<*.

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