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 eta  ',. * 1 $vn*T ���$&'&'**$  -:_' '-%vr,'.:,.i,A-v  j��� *"j r    r^if  '   ''*:' *.-"-' ii.r��:  "-   J .f .''"f,i'"|  > WJI.  R.  HEARST:    "1- have scein tlio  - most beautiful lakes ln Italy anil S v.-Itzcr-  J. land, and all those lovely spot.s,'but 1 havo  > never seen anything finer ilinn tlie Koote-  > nay lake nnd the Arrow lakes.   We hud a  J'delightful time there.   Tills was my first  > trip through there." **-  ^AAAAA^^^AA^t��VV��A8V"��/VWWHAr  VOLUME  IX.  PBOMEJNTADING  POSTERS  Odd   Devices   for Attracting  Attention.  A. bald head is somewhat an uncon-  -ventional apace for the purposes of advertising. Yet a few days ago a sensation was caused on tlie Paris boulevards by aii_ announcement so boldly  .and curiously set forth.  It was outside one of tlie popular  " restaurants. Tlie seat, were crowded.  ' Presently a portly gentleman unosten-  ,- tatiously sat down in a prominent  ���seat, opened bis newspaper, and re-  tAmoved bis bat. Immediately be was  ' the cynosure of all eyes.   There, boldly  set forth on  his shining cranium, was  i-  ,' the advertisement of a certain  music  >-  --.hall.     The crowd surged  round the  * unusual spectacle, and at last the proprietor   was compelled-to request liis  curiosity-provoking   jtikt'onier   to   go  "elsewhere.  . . The idea, though novel, however, is  5by no means new. A few years ago  Hlie'audienee of a London theatre were  amused to sec the name of a well known  soap inscribed on tlio bald heads of a  number of men in the front row of the  stalls. "-Upon each head was painted a  large letter of the name of the saponaceous compound, and when the men  sat side by side in Lhe correct order,  the name was produced. The humorous  novelty of thi announc-ment appealed  to the audience, much to the theatrical  manager's disgust. Jiut he hud no  remedy. * Thc seats for the men h:id  been purchased, and tbey were creating  no disturbance," so he had to tolerate  the gratis advertisement.  "I stole this suit from Cuttem and  Stitchum." ..Such, was the bold announcement displayed in white letleis  oii tlie back of a black suit donned by  a*smart-young man. As he' walked  along the principal thorougiifurcs of  Birmingham, he soon attracted a Luge  crowd, which foilowe I liim with keen  interest, in anticipation of s:)iu_j event-  , -  ful proceeding. It came. "When the  crowd h.id almost filled ,thc width of  tae street, the human advertisement  stopped, placed a handbag he carried  oh the ground, opened it with great  deliberation, and hurredly distributed  a mass of handbills betting forth the  superioiity of thc suits made by a  ���prominent ta:leu ing-firm.��� Unfortunately, the enterprising move was  nipped early in the bud by the puiice,  who objected to the obstruction of the  streets, and the man'was compelled to  obliterate the catchy .announcement.  Living letters was the ruse adopted  by another enterprising North of England firm. A children's fete was in  progress, and upon a large open green  apace children were grouped into letters setting forth the firm's specialty.  The letters were each 13*feel in length,  and the children were in overalls of  red white and blue respectively. Some  three hundred children were utilized  for the display, which, in tho bright  sunlight against the green background,  was bold and effective.  It is not often tliat a lady i.s pressed  for the purpose of a human advertisement, but a firm whoso specify i. a  wash "which renders tlie hair as glossy  as silk" turned the idea to proiituble  account. '. .  .It was at Margate, ami u large crowd  bad ^congregated round the bund.  Amongst the auditor.s was a fusliiuii-  ably dressed and pretty young lady.  While.the band was playing tlie la.it  item prior to.' the interval.-she .Vas  seen to remove her hat, nnd a mass of  billowy hair fell oyer lier shoulders.  Immediately a number of ladies leaned  forward to apprise her ofthe fact. 'The  comely maiden wa3 apparently greatly  confused, and thanked lier Samaritans  profusely. 'She" politely.:refused their  proffers of help, but withdrew from  lier pocket a small nill of silk ribbon.'  She gathered  her   hair  within   this,  and her sympathizers were much*  amazed tosec'inscribed thereon, "Look  what Blank's wash has done for __���_>'  hair!"' '  Theat ileal managers often hit upon  curious human methods of booming  their productions. In one provincial  town there was observed wandering  aimlessly about a ragged .urchin  Stitched upon liis tattered coat were  tho words, "I am one of-the 'Two  Little Vagabonds.' Please take pity  on me to-night at the Grand Theatre."  ,���Answers.  POPLAE IS KICH  INM1NEKALS  PROF. MILLS ha�� never ��������' any thin*    ~  ter tnan tin mm of Nelson district   H��  <__U   "I didn't see the cherries or run.  AUQ-  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY 29,1905.  AM  : iii I  Dr.. Milloy Say He Has Never  ~   Seen Anything Like It.  futher of a large and growing family���  to attend to the more routirary affairs  of ihe important office. The salary of  the registrar, while fairly good, did not  permit of an extravagant allowance  being paid his deputy.  One day Mr. Ham's deputy appeared  before bim witii an expression of  mingled gladness ami anxiety and an-'  nouneed that his wife had that morning presented him with another son���  CARELESS  . MANAGEMENT  The Cause  of Shrinkage in  Tramway Receipts.  The Nelson Tribune has asked many  ridiculous questions" in  its time, but  perhaps the most "absurd, is t_G interrogation as  to why the  tramway receipts are falling olF.     If under the  present gross careless system of managing  the  tramway the   receipts increased the result might well-be regarded as approaching the miraculous.  Tt is generally conceded   that nearly  everything   which  comes  under   the  jurisdiction   of Mayor  Houston, from  the scavengering department down to  the Tribune, is badly managed, but it  is doubtful if any one tiling is conducted so utterly bad,- as the tramway.  Indeed, so wretched  has  the  service  become lhat scores of people who formerly patronized the line have at last  hist abandoned it altogether. *  Thisis  1 artieularly  fine with regard  tothe  service to aiid  from Fairview.     The  lime is taken  from a central point instead  of  from   the   teiinitials, -consequently it requires a mathematician to  figure out juBt when a car* Mill* pass a  given   point.     Besides the  lime has  been  changed every time the Tribune  required a little more adveiUsing, and  u_ a  result no one was able to tell on  \\ liul days of the week any particular  time table would be r.dhered to.     Patrons trusted to luck, thcirability toiun  fast enough   -and   the' generosity   of  J..hh   Houston's   inexperienced   conductors, to connect with the cars, until  their pntieace at last gave out, aud  now they walk.'   Added to these causes  for the falling oil' in the receipts is the  refusal of the mayor to exercise a little  horse sense in-dcaling-with the representative of the park.   Mr. Mussleman  has stated time and again that  it was I French   and  not so much rent that  his principals camaraderie,  demanded, as    recognition    of   their  rights.     Yet Mayor Houston not only  refused to deal with the.representative  uf the  lumber company, but resorted  lo his usual nutliodof argument by  The interview with Dr. Milloy wiih  regard to the rich strikes in the vicinity  of Poplar Creek, only confirms recent  reports from  that district.   Dr. Milloy Jthe "i��tli.       ,  has been interested in Kootenay for) "G����d heavens, man!" said his  the past eight years, and he says thaL cld��'f, "tbia is becoming a habit. But  jr. all his experience he lias never seen Jl ctmsnU'-late you, and hope every-  any thing equal to the ore found in the bu<]y ,s w��]1 Stlll> '<��� family of nine' is  Chisholm and Brokeu Hill mines. a '"^ury for a deputy registrar of the  Very little has been said of Poplar dm- Co��'>ty of Selkirk."  ing the past six or-jt-iglit months, but j "Tl>tlt 's just Jti'Mr. Ham. You  it now appears that all that time has ��lway��* c<w��e to the point.,. 'I came to  been devoted to investigation, with ***��� y��a Jf under .the'circumstances  the result thaf "many, even th��se who'there couldn't be a small increase made  were doubters; are now convinced that  In my salary ?". - ;  it will not be long'u'util there isa min-1 Mr* -H��m. thought earnestly for a  boom ii. Poplar the equal of which has "dilute or two aud then said gravely :  n��ver   been   witnessed   in   a   mining   "*  a,u   afraid   there  is  not  enough  LACK OF  PATKONAGE  Causes the Sherman-Platt Co.  to Leave Nelson. -  ctmp in British Columbia. If the  specimens in the possession of William  Poole, of this city, are any indication of  the quality of ore, and that, a great  body of that exists in Poplar,,the predictions made as to the future of Poplar have not been exaggerated. Now  that all litigation has been prartieally  settled, the work of development will  proceed on a large scale. This revival  does not refer particularly to the Poplar Creek district. The whole Lardeau  district is beginning to move aud the  capitalists are showing their faith in  the country by investing their money  ih the mines. ". .      ... -  HOW HAM       *  SETTLED IT  The Man with Nine Childreji  Held the Job.  money in-tbis"registrarship of a large  and prosperous county bearing a historic title for two strong men with different but still extravagant dispositions  like you aDd myself. One of us will  have to resign."   -y    ������  "But, Mr. Bam," said tbe worried  deputy, "fast think ! I am an Englishman, a stranger in a strange land  with a family." "-A  ''Oh', well, Iguess you are right. It's  up to me, then, to resign. The man  with nine has thecal] on the job."���  "Lewis," in Toronto Saturday Night.  , At-the, meeting, .orthe. Agricu Itural  and Industrial Association at the ��ity  hall this evening,, arrangements; will  be "made for extending.the* present  grounds.   -       .    i ,-������ A ��� ���   ��� ���    "  Cranbrook -lacrosse" team will play  LethbVidge on' Monday next for the  championship of the Crow's .Nest  League. If- Cranbrook wins, another  game will have to be played on neutral  grounds to decide th- championship.  Frederick SHiofieid, registrar of the  There area good m.ny tilings that  go to make up the charm that Western  life lias to many people.: Probably one*  of the most distinctive features of the j ��rtpreme Con'"t ttt R?9^"d, died at  social life of-the West is (he good- j Vancouver Wednesday evening. De-  fellow-hip that pervades tlie life of the. ceased was born afc Smith's Falls, Ont.,  city, town and prairieV    There are no jln 1835' an<1 practiced law at Brockville  villages in the West.     Enough is con-j ai,d 0ttawtt seveml ypars- -   He ^'"e  to this Province in 1887. " Deceased was  heloYin high esteem by a large circle of  friends.     He will be buried at Brock-  coded   when a Western man is willing  to admit that the market of his district  is a town.     Staid Englirh doesn't con-  vey-the idea of-the prevailing spirit of  West.     One has lo borrow from the  call   it   bonhommie  or  Its outcome is a^spirit  of helpfulness towards each other.  George ,H.  Ham, the   particularly j  vllle, Ont.  C. H. Gibbons is again  a free man,  and  there will be many;who will be  pleased to karn that his trial, resulted  in acquittal.   It is not likely that Gib-  well known, and  well liked  manager, bons intended  to do anything'more  of the press department of the C, P..R.,  before , he   took  up  his  residence   in  abusing tlie lumber company and their Montreal,   was ;a   typical   Westerner.  representative in the most brutal man  ner. As a rca'ult tbe tramway suffered  iu its receipts and the women and  children have been deprived of a  pleasure resort during the hot summer  mouths. If any sensible man had  control of the street ear service tlie re-.  eeipU  would   have  been increased  50  He had; been, a newspaperman- for  years in Winnipeg,an alderman.a war  correspondent during the rebellion, and  had borne the heat and burden of the  early days on the Red Kiver. lie had  been public-spirited and at the same  time a strong- partizan, and had  done  than frighten "Mecredy, no matter  how much ��� he deserved punishment.  Mecredy;is"evidently a man completely  void of principle, and his conduet is  deserving the condemnation of every  man in British Columbia. The ac-  quittal of Gibbons may be a lesson to  wretches of the Mecredy type.  Maxwell Smith, Dominion govern-  mant fruit inspector, spent Inst Monday in Victoria.   He had just returned  yoemau service, for ilis party. Very  percent; under thc .management or few things had come to him in the  an utterly  incapable mayor, who litis  way of Government patronage or pap,! from a visit to the Nelson district, and  r 1  only an eye for thejiolitical possibil- although he had been the means of to a Times reporter expressed himself  i ties of civic pat:on:ig<>, the tramway forwardingthe claims of' inahy a man 'astonish ed at the progress made in  must necessarilycontinue to bo a ser- who holds a fat Government job in the , fruit growing herein the past year or  bills'fiiinnciil loss to the city.  The Sherman and Piatt players will  conclude their visit  fo   Nelson ,with  the production of "I.ost Paradise'^at  tbe Opera House'this evening.   It was  the   intention of the managriueut to  spend  two or three months here, but  the  patronage already bestowed upon  the company haa not been such as to  warrant a  prolonged stay.       During  their three weeks here, the Sherman-  Platt people have done everything in  their power to please their audiences.;  they have produced several plays never  before seen here ; and they have given  them in a manner that should have  attracted  large audiences;   but such  was not the result.-   If they had produced such old time Nelson favorites  as "Ten Nights in a Barroom." "East  Lynne," ."Uncle Tom's Cabin," "My  Wise ;Uncle,"  etc., undoubtedly  the  financial results would have been more  gratifying.   Nelson theatre-goers never  waver in their affection for their old  favorite   dramas, and the   Sherman-  Platt players should  bave discovered  this fact after the first week and governed, themselves   accordingly.     For  the first two nights of the week, "The  Highwayman," or "Capt. Swift," was  the bill.    'This is a companion play to  "Jim, the Penman," and is regarded  as one of the best pieces of the kind  ever written.    In all the large cities it  has crowded .houses for month afler  month, and  the leading role has been  a favorite, one with capable actors like  Arthur Forrest  and   Maurice   Barry-  m.cy;e.   Taking it all round tbe production given here was a' stood one.     Mr.  Stevenson   inthe title role, added to  his already well-earned reputation, and  J.  J.  Kennedy gave a very capable  presentation   of  "Gardener,"  a part  which  has  been starred  by men like  Charlie Craig.     The other members of  the company  wero well up in their  lines; yet tbe audiences were small.  The next'two  night.  "-Moths"  was  given, the first night as a benefit for  the    Nelson     Bowing   Club.      The  audience on   this night was larger, but  dropped off again on Thursday night.  This performance was also a good one.  Last night "Lost Paradise" was given,  "and tlnFpe"rfofmance~was all that^could  l)e desired, but the patronage was not  what it should have been.     Te-night  the company will bid Nelson good-bye  in    Daly's   'A   Lottery   of   Love."  The    Sherman-Platt    Company   will  carry away a good   reputation   from  Nelson, even  if their efforts were not  more generally appreciated in the way  of large audiences. .  COULTEK'S CASE  POSTPONED  Mayor Houston's Contention  is Void of Reason.  By an unfortunate combination of  circumstances the hearing ofthe city's  application foran injunction to restrain  ���Webt to-day. Once in a moment of'two. When he began his visits of in-! its irresponsible mayor bas been post-  weakness and in response tt^the solici- spection to this district, about three poiied-nntil the 10th of August  '���.This 'lias'..been a not lier good week tut ion of the Government,who. owed ; years ago.it was then, importing 75  f.r the local fishermen. him much, he accepted the position of | per cent of its  fruit, and was not sell-  /' '."-���'-' -Z. ��� ':���  .   .'A RegistmrofI)eeds for the County of i,iga pound  of its own   production.  According to the Victoria  Colonist,'"Selkirk.    To the many who from  the   Last year the growers in Nelson district  the magnitude ofthe tourist thi llic Atlantic to the Pacific are acquainted  this season, is exciting comment, audit with Mr. Hani's personality, the apis beginning to appear that Uie sys- pearance of the fun-loving ex-editor  tematic efforts that .have been made to enthroned behind a desk covered with  attract tourists to  the Provincial   cap- symmetrical piles of musty title deeds  exported to tlie Northwest $8,000  worth 'yot strawberries alone. This  year they have exported $17,000 or $18,-  000 in strawherries alone, and their  total export will probably be $25,000.  i Uil are bearing good'fruit.    Moreover*, and red-taped  mortgages would bein- The inspector remarked that if some  this is  only a foretaste of what, is in congruous,    Mr. nam chafed and his enterprising  individual   came   along  store for Victoria when  the Canadian friends sympathized.   Tbe Bohemian- with   an    industrial   scheme   which  Pacific has  computed its   hotel and ism of  Western  newspaper  life had would put into circulation  $25,000 a  extended   its facilities for conveying . worked its way into Mr. Ham's bones, year, there would  be all sorts of agita-  aiul     accommodating  travel.  the   administration  ment.  Every Canadian school boy knows  that the sole object of the long agitation for responsible government, that  culminated in the rebellion of 1837.  was to secure control by the legislative  power over the executive. It ls nearly  70 years Bince that question was finally  decided as far as far as Canada is concerned. .  The spectacle of the mayor ot a  small western city defying the council  and seriously claiming that he as executive head is independent of thc  governing body is suggestive of comic  opera.  The farce is only comprehensible on  the theory of a peculiar cranial malformation. ~~ No sane and intelligent  man can pretend to believe that' the  mayor's attitude Is correct legally. If  it were so the existence of a  body of aldermen would be an absurdity.  The ground of quarrel is utterly ir-  revelant to tbe ease. Even discussion  of the wisdom and expediency of recognizing the spoils system in its most  vulgar form is idle. The chief, almost  tne only, question at issue is, is the  Municipal Clauses Act so defective  that tbe cardinal principle of the Canadian constitution, responsible government, may. be discarded, trampled  upon, by a mayor so constituted mentally that he can recognize only bis  own desires.  Mention of a mayor's right of veto i_  also irrelevant. That right is so limited as to be practically annulled. The  veto is valid onlyyuntil it is overruled  by the legislative body. The mayor  was evidently warned of that fact, by  his private legal adviser. He has  therefore abandoned it, and taken up  an attitude of utterly lawless defiance  of the body elected by the citizens!  It is a notorious fault of young communities that grave questions are often  lightly considered, especially that local politics are treated as a game in  which misrepresentation is fair. But  it is certainly a ealamity that the rising generation should see the principles of civic government set at  naught, tlie law openly and shamelessly defied, and such conduct laughingly condoned by many citizens who  are themselves otherwise respectable  and law-abiding.  SONGS OF THE  CIVIL WAK  Names of- Composers Passing  Into Oblivion.  There have been a large number of  visitors in the city this week, and they  are not all tourists. Many of them are  capitalists, investigating tbe mining  possibilities of the country, and others  are already interested in mining properties in the interior.  Mayor Houston's claim to bo considered a humorist finds striking corroboration iu his contention that he  has at last discovered a park iu tbe  neighborhood of the Fairview terminus of the street car line. The place  secured is no more suitable fur a park  than the Ward street ravine.  The Camborne camp is entering upon  what has every appearance of being  tlie most prosperous era in the camp's  history. This week, the Miner of that  place is informed, efforts are being put  forth toward providing capital for  operating the Camborne group and  Gold Finch, and it is likely tbat iu a  little while operations will be resumed  Ore production  Tiiere is in  some quarters a regret-  taole tendency to treat the matter as a  on those properties,  joke.   Outside of Nelson It may excite: at the  Beatrice will soon  be iu force ;  only amusement.    It is hardly con-  the Silver    dollar  is   being    rapidly  ceivable that auy mayor in Canada  should take the same view of his prerogative as Nelson's mayor pretends to  pushed to the front; ore is being  sacked on ii..c .\iainmoth and shipping  will be in   force iu a few weeks.     The  take. Briefly stated his contention is' Eva mine is turning out a valuable  that an executive officer is independent'gold brick monthly, while the Oyster-  of the legislative body of which he is a  Criterion has again joined the ranks of  member, the city conncil.  It would be nearly as rational for the  the active properties and is now producing the precious metal.   Machinery  postmaster-general,    for   example,  to  is being  installed on the Silver Dollar  ignore an act,of parliament of which   and McMinnville groups, and in every  this   class 'of aud he engaged a deputy registrar���a   tions for bonuses,   free   sites and   so'he disapproved! on the plea that tie is  part of the camp there is an air of ac-  grave, middle-aged Englishman, the forth.  responsible to the people of Canada for tivity.  During the Civil War, whenever the  opposing   hosts   lay  encamped   near  each other, Federal and Confederate  bands at night made a practice of vie-  Ing with each other in tossing back  and forth, alternately, their favorite "  melodies until finally, at "taps," Nor- .  theruers and   Southrons, friend and  foe, settled down to a joint rendering  ot Paine's exquisite air of   "Home,  Sweet Home."  The army songs which sprang into  existence then, although lacking Jn  many of the requirements of musical  composition, in spite of ad verse "crltl-  cism, enjoyed a wonderful popularity  during that period, aud have been  sung over and over again ever since In  all English speaking lands..  It is to be regretted that the names  of the composers of these famous lyrics,  although deserving of a better fate, are  fast passing into oblivion. Scarcely  one of our readers could name, offhand,  the man who wrote "Dixie" or "John  Brown's Body." To recall to mind the  names of the authors ofa few of the  immortal songs is our present purpose.  "Maryland, My Marvland," the  most melodious and inspiring of all the  songs sung by' the followers of tlie  'lost cause," was composed by James  B, Randall.  "Marching Through Georgia,"  which will be sung and pliyed as Ions  as the Republic Bui'yiV-.s, was com*  posed by Henry Clay Work, bom in  Middletown*. Conn., 1832, died at Hartford, 1884. He also composed "Kingdom Comin'," "Babylon' Is Fallen,*.**  "Nicodemus the Slave," "My Grandfather's Clock," "Lily Dale" and  "Father, Dear Father, Come Home  With Me Now." Work possessed  considerable mechanical as well as musical skill, and was the inventor oT a  knitting machine, a walking doll and  a rotary engine.  "In Dixie Land" was composed in  New York In 1859 by Daniel Emmet, a  principal member of Bryant's Minstrels. '  "John Brown's'Body Lies Mouldering iu the Grave" was written by  Charles Hall, of Cbarlestown, Mass.  __Walter_Kittredge, born in.Merrinaac,   N. H., 1832, was drafted into the Federal army in 18G2. Before going to the  front he wrote in a few minutes both  the words and music of "Tenting on  the Old Camp Ground." Tbis song  was at first refused "publication, but  later ou became immensely popular,  its sale reaching into tbe hundred  thousands.    It is still in demand.  "The Bonnie Blue Flag" was written  in 1862 by Mrs. Annie Chambers Kct-  chum to an Irish melody composed by  Henry McCarthy. It was first sung  in the early sixties at a variety theatre  iu New Orleans.  "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp," and "Battle Cry of Freedom" were composed by  George F. Root.  "The Battle Hymn ofthe Republic,"  as is well kuown, was written by Julia  Ward Howe under tbe inspiration ofa  visit to tho Army of the Potomac  while lying in winter quarters.  "Blue and Gray" was written by F.  M. Finch ; "Bivouac ofthe Dead," by  Theodore O'Hara ; "Sheridan's Ride,"  by T. Buchanan Read ; "Somebody's  Darling," by C. H. Osborn. "The  Conquered Banner" was composed by  Father Ryan ; -'We are Coming,  Father Abraham," by S. J. Adams,  and "When Johnny Comes Marching  Home," by Patrick S. Gilmore.  "Who Will Care for Mother Now?"  and "When This Cruel War is Over"  were written by Charles Carroll Sawyer.  "All Quiet Along the Potomac"  was composed by Mrs. Ethel Lynne  Beers, a lineal descendant of John Elliott, apostle tn the Indians.  - < -���- "A  v;:l  - <?. ���:;.  - ,v -/fee  -I >*\  _. ��� "Y  -'   th  Z'j7y:<  ' r-A-  : 4 THE NELSOK ECONOMIST  THE HELSOH EeONQMlST  Published every Saturday afternoon at ���  Vebhon Street. Nei>son, 13. C:  $1 Per Year Strictly m Advance  Advertising rates made known on application.  All changes in advei'tlst-.-ients to Insure  Insertion should reach this oflice not later  thai Thursday, 12 o'clock.  When change of address is required, Il N  deslnble that boll, the old address and Hit-  new be given.  Ad.ireftH all communication!!, " Puhlltilier  of THE NKISON BCokomist. NelBOll. R. C'  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  The election of Mr. Manson, tlie  Conservative candidate in Alberni,  by a large majority must be gratifying to the McBride Government. A  few years ago, Alberni returned a  Liberal by a large majority ; but  how the voters are so satisfied with  thc Government that they have declared unmistakably in favor of the  McBride candidate, and this notwithstanding the fact that even-  possible effort was.made by the Liberals to hold tbe seat.-. For. several  weeks Alberni had been canvassed  not only by Mr. Aitken, the Liberal  candidate, but' also by'Mr. Macdonald, the Liberal leader. Ralph  Smith and Mr, Sloan were brought  back from ��� Ottawa, and promised  the electors eveiything within the  gift'of the Government at Ottawa in  the hope of winning the election ;  but bow far they succeeded the result of the election is tlie best answer. ' Even John Oliver camped  for ttoo or three  weeks  in Alberni,  and aited his grievances on  every  fc  possible occasion, but his speeches  do not appear to have accomplished  anything more, than to convey to  to the member'for" Delta themes-  sage that the electors were not interested in bis private quarrels wiih  ~,the Government. The result of  this bye-election must be regarded  as an indication of the feelings of  the people generally of British Columbia. Tbe'electors are satisfied  with the McBride Government, and  if a general election took place in  this Province to-day, the McBride  candidates would be returned in tbe  proportion of four-to one.  PRESS COMMENT.  Tkk Nelson Lconomist is entering lis ninth yei'r, and boasts  that it lias ever been a st'iunch advocate of Conservatism���which tio-  budy will deny. Mere's long life  to the Economist.���Phoenix Pioneer.  The Kaslo Kootenaian is deriding  Nelson as a health resort. The  Kootenaian should rein-;aiber tbat  no town in the universe was ever  built by pulling down sister towns*?  Such a policy.is a poor one and the  Kootenaian is making a mistake in  adopting it,���Cranbrook Herald.  Thk NjrtsoN Economist bas  reached the digni6:d age of eight  vcars end with considerable unction  it declares that-'in all of.its career  "It has hever crooked lhe pregnant  hinges of the knee tint thrift might  follow fawning." Good f r you,  Carley; and it is a hundred to 0:1?  shot that in the town of Nelson you  have gone against combinations  where tempta ion was strong. You  are publishing a better paper than  you were, and the Herald hopes  that you will continue to prosper  and  grow fat.���Cranbrook Herald.  t0-  Ladies'FinestTannedOxfordShoes  PORTLAND AND RETURN  30 Day limit  Choice of Routes  All Rail via Sumas or S. S. Princess Victoria* Vancouver to *  Seattle via Victoria  Corresponding   rates  from   oil   Kootenay  po!nU.  Through Slwpcr Arrowhead to Vancouver,  Wednesday r Kriiiiiy. ��hjhIh.s-.  J-'nr full iwriiciilars, first chisi or tourist  slfrt'iKir reservations, :i_>ply to local agents or  write  J.S. CAI.TEK,  Dint. 1':isr. Agt.  N c Non.  K. J. COY1.K,  A. O. P. A.  Vancouver   The.new_couuty__c_Qur_t. judge for  .East Kootenay will receive a salary  of $3,500 per year.' This is a reasonable allowance, and no fault will  be Iound with it from any point of  View. But .there seems to he uo  good reason why the county court  judge of this district should not receive equally as large a s.thry. The  work in this district is even greater  than what will be demanded of thc  iudge in East Kootenay ; the expense of attending properly to the  work will also be greater, and there  is very little difference, if any, in  the cost of living. It seems, therefore tbat the Dominion Government  discriminated against this district  in its rearrangement of the salaries  for county court judges.  The announcement that Lord  Roberts will not visit the Dominion  this autumn will be received with  keen disappointment by Canadians.  It was expected that he would open  the New Westminster Fair, and  make a long .stay in British Columbia. Tbe trip has been abandoned on account of the illness of  Lady Roberts.  We bave met  the enemy at  Ai-  jkrm sod note tbe result.  Wholesale and Ketu.) 1  Dealer, iu  Tb.it well conducted and sensible  paper, The Nelson Economist,  has elite ed upon its ninth year of  publication, with every prospect of  increasing its business and influence. In noting this fact The  Economist remarks: "Although  the paper is strictly a business undertaking, its opinions are not for  sale. It has never 'crooked the  pregnant hinges"of* tbe knee that  thrift might 'follow fawning,' nor  has it sought to prolong iis existence -by gathering up the crumbs  that fall from the tables of rich corporations," a statement which the  Colonistcan fully endorse'.���Victoria  Colonist.  What Southeast Kooteray now  requires to .place her in the front  rank of mining districts is, first,  capital ; /next, time aud railway  communication, she is gradually  obtaining the latter. It is easy  now to raise capital for any good  Southeast Kooteuay enterprise, and  ihe CiiiaJ an Pacific is pushing its  roads light into the Kootenay.'   By  this means the cost of transportation and treatment on ore will be reduced lo such a level Lhat not only  high-grade properties, but low-  grade properties, will be put on a  ttuiur.erative basis. We shall  doubtless witness a great rise "11 the  mineral output of Southcatt Kootenay in 1905 and 1906.���Cranbrook  Prospector.  The residents of this city and  district cannot but experience a  feeling of pride in the recent tests  made with the Michel coal at Winnipeg. These tests furnish another  absolute pro��,-f of the superiority of  ihis coal for steaming purposes over  all its western competitors and also  over its competitor-' in the. world  famous bituminous fields of PennsyP  vania. There canj.e only one result of these tests. The C. P. R.  wants the'best coal. Il cannot afford to use any other. The C. N  P. Coal Co's collieries are situated  on its main line with exceptional  facilities for distribution along its  line. There can be little doubt thai,  tbe C. P. R. will greatly increase  its supply from these collieries aa a  le.'-uil of these tests, which in turn  will swell the oniput of our collieries.���Fernie Free Press.  Camps supplied on shortest  notice and lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  E. C.TRAVES. Manager  IOHN McLATCHIE  Dominion and   .  Provincial  Land Surveyor  Cor.   Stanley and Victoria, Nelson  Goodyear Welt.   Very Best  Value.  A good safe investment is to buy a few shares in the  The Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co.,  of Canada, Limited  ��� Your opportunity for a good bargain is right now, and if a if a practical shoemaker dou't know when he is giving his customers their  money's worth then who does.  Latest Styles  and Best Makes  of Men's Shoes.  Hugh McCausland  Baker Street  Nelson, B. C.  Capital Stock $5,000,000. Fully Paid and Non-Assessable.  . Par Value shares, $5 each. No Bonds or Preferred Stock.  Can Buy from One Share up.  Apply to  T.G. PROCTER.  WARD ST..  NELSON. B. C.  1 **+^+++*+&++++i'++++<9r + 4+*4>++&++��4~&4,++4.  E. FERGUSON &CO.  Nelson, B. C.  ,The largest exclusively-Wholesale Liquor House in  the interior  e   nO w 8  In Pints and Quarts  +4444444+++++++++++++++++++++444444444++++++++++44++*  _ +  +  9  9  t  +  +  +  +  9  +  (Formerly Clarke House)  Tho bent Jl per day liouseln Nelson.      None but white belp employed  bur the bust.  Tho  ! G.W. BARTLETT, P��OPr,eto*  %999994++++.+++4+++++44+4+4++++++++++++++++9++94444+++  $1 per day and up  b C h I nese Em pI oyed  Fe S. Clements  DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR.  Room 16  K-W-C Block  NICKERSON,  THEJ/WELER  BAKER ST.  Wc only si. k ono trlnl to make you our ens  Umicr. Fine Willed .revelry, optii-iii und  Silvi.wiire l-piiii-liij; and everything In the  line. K_uS.MiaL.lo cIiiiwk. W��rk sent um  I'l-cin outsUle towim will raculv the sume care  "n�� it per.iHiiilly"rtelivereU. UIinuulti-upuii-iT  done for other Jeweler*.  The unrestrained greed that riots  in this raid on the Dominion treasury at Ottawa simply means the  break-down of-party government in  Canada. Party government requires two parties. Canada's parties are two in name, but one in nature. The parties stay apart aud  fight shatn battles in dealing with  questions of nation 11 interest. They  come together and do not: fight at  all when there is an opportunity to  fatten the pocket-book of each  mighty atom iu the political universe. Party government requires  an opposition Canada has no opposition and will have no opposition if the professed leader thereof  is to become an office-bolder at tbe  rate of seven, thousand dollars per  annum. The country might have  endorsed a scheme to give adequate  salaries to the premier aud other  underpaid public servants. The  present scheme is not a re-adjustment ; ii i> a callous, impudent  grab, an infamy that will be fought  to the death if there is value in tbe  leadership ol R. L. Borden or virtue in the character of the faction  that calls. itsoU" an opposition.���Toronto Telegram.        ;���'*���-  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR,  CORNER HALL AND VERNON ..STREETS,  TWO BLOCKS FROM WEIARF,-  A  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  MEAT  MERCHANTS  Head Office Nelson, B- C.  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.  4-4-4-4-4:  1  l*  *'^-^r.^t,-__  R* Tents '& Awning Made and Repaired  j  CLOTHES    CLEANED    AND  MENDED  4      OVER J. H. WALLACE'S STORE. NELSON. B. C."    |  t  ISTAR BAKERY!  CHOQUETTE BROS., Proprietors.  Genuine   Quebec  Maple  Syrup.  Mother's Bread.  Sole   Manufaciurers  of  ���  T Store: Baker St., between Stanley and Ward.  ���  Branch   Markets   in   Rossland,  Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon,   Thre  Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.  Orders by Mail to any branch will have' prompt  and  careful atten  tion.  We are authorized agents for  the Sale  of  tbe  Nelson  Electric Tramway Company's  lots,"~and  will quote prices and  terms on ap-'.  plication.       ,.-     '  It Pays to Deal with Rutherford  Fly Poison, Tanglefoot, Insect Powder, Moth  Balls, Paris Green, Blue Stone, Hellebore, Whale Oil  Soap, Qiiassa Chips and all the Sprays for Rose  Bushes and Fruit Trees.  Loofahs, 3 for 25c.   Better than Sponges.  _?j____|j fi-��____._*_-a  aa^ =a= ES_ ���   = ��� t__  nofograpners 1  Vancouver and Nelson       ^  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  B. C.  tm..' k. strachan  - Plumber and Gasfitter  Estimates Given on General  Plumbing,  Sewer Connections, Etc.  4       BakerStreet, near Ward Street, Nelson.  <?  Wm. Riitherford, Druggist  PHO_.EA.i4  NIGHT PHONE B*_4  WASD STREET. K��&SOtf���&&.  Subscribe ior  Economist $1 a Year  Strictly In Advar.cc  The  W7G. Gillett  Builder and  Contractor  f?3t%ates given .on stone,' brick [  au4 woodwork. A Brick and Lime fer Sale  .���.:���������!'*���-��.  ISBKi ���v  ���I ,^^.TL_H=*����>_j  ,',. /y-#&5  THE  NELSON  ECONOKIfex  ____!--________  _t _'-._^���_*  -O*.   _>    , ���   .     .,   .    _. I  i*<%Ly".*��ii 'K. IZKt  ��� *���-��-4m6 . ***������..*��� ���  ^���f^f^tv  '-'.'Cl  ;.,���"*!  OCK  TAKING  SALE  For Gash Only  During the month of July,'we are taking stock, and find that we are   over-stocked in some lines.  these we are offering a discount ranging from  20 to 5b Per Gent off the Regular Prices  On  A GENUINE SALE and GENUINE BARGAINS  A Call Will Repay You.  Mail Orders   Promptly Filled.  -   . . '.:V|  �� 7 - v  rl. 7.  ' 'il - '���"��� I  .���tV-'JL  '��� '-}*__  I   -     'Or.*'.^!  .     '   . VJV. I  ���*:��� y\\  A--?!  .-���f.\  r*._,'|  -.      '.I  i TsHBUMaawswaaga^^^  Finding the Right Doctcr.  <4-  'motHERE was a poor woman,  ' ��� .whose -son was dreadfully"  fl Hit and she wanted to get  A Mm a doctor; but somehow;. Instead of going- foi  the doctor, she fell .asleep,  and dreamt that her son was 111, and  ���hat she was going- for the doctor. She  went first (In her dream) to the hous.  of the first physician ln the town; but,  when she arrived, the door was  crowded with a number of p.ile beings,  who were congregating- around it-and  calling-out to-those within. So the woman asked them what they "wore, and  they1 said, 'We are the spirits of those  who have been killed by the treatment  of this doctor, and we are "come to  make hiin our reproaches.' So the woman was horrliled, and hurried away  to' the house of another doctor, but  -there she-found-even-niore-&ouls-than--  ���beforoj and at each house she went to  there -were more and more soul- who  complained of the doctors who had  killed them. At last she came to the  ���house of a yerjr poor little doctor, who  Hived In  a cottage  in, a very narrow,  ���iirtV   ifl-Pftt     h?.?.   *>">'-��   woro   nnlv   fivn  llix tjf. on uol,   _uu    ...... w    ���* w. w   m..._     ��. ������ ~  souls lamenting-. 'Ah!' she aaid, 'this I*  ithe doctor for me; for, while the others  have killed so many, this good man ln  all : the course of his experience has  only sent two souls out of the world.'  So she went In and said, 'Sir, I have  come to you because of your experience, -because of your great and just  reputation, to ask you,to heal my son.'  ��� As she talked of his great reputation  tho doctor locked rather surprised, and  at last he said, 'Well, madam, lt Is  very flattering, but It Is odd that you  should have heard so much of me, for  I have only "been a doctor a week.' Ah!  then you may Imagine what tho horror  of the woman was���he had only been a  doctor a.week, and yet he had killed  two persons! . . . So she awoke, and  ahe did not yo for^as.'doctor.atall, arid  her son got perfectly well."���From "The  Story oi My Life," by Augustus J: C.  Hartf.    -  I  Civilization.  _<ff SEE the ships " sulfl T'le Eaves  dropper, as he -tols round tlv.  world to me, "on a dozen sides o.  the world. I hear them fighting:will  the sea."    ,;.'���������.. 'y-'-.  "And what do you see on the ships''''  I aaid. ".:���'-o o:~'o ...��� /���������_.- '  ���   "'pigures of men aiid wamen���thou-  sands of figures of men ana women."  "And what are^they-doln* ?'. * "���   :A  .   "They are walking 'fiercely,"..! he said  ���"some of them���walking  fiercely up  aa_ dawn the decks before the sea."  "-fiThr?" said I.  "Because tliey caotxot stand stUt a��i'  took at K. Otbws are rem&ag In a_aU-��  Vtoftuse tbey cannot :slt still and loot-  ot k." >  "And tfcere are some," said Thc  Eavea&MTjiper. "with roiofs of boardi  above their heads (to protect then:  from "Wonder)-rdown In the hold-  playing cards."1  There waa silence.  "W'hat-are you seeing new?" I'ssld.  "Trains," he said���"a globe full ot  trains. They are on a dozen sldea of lt.  They are clinging to the crusts ot it  ��� mountains���rivers���prairies���some lr  the light and some In tlio dark���creep-.  Ing through space."        ,.   .'  "And what do you see ln the trains?'  "Miles of faces." "   -  "And"the faces?"  "They are pushing on the trains."  "What are you seeing now?" I said.  "Cities," he sard���"street* of citlea-  oilles of streets of cities."  "And what do you seo In the streeti  of cities?"  "Men; women, and smdu."  "And what are the men And vomer  doing?"  . "Hurrying," _aid he.  "Whore?" said,I.  "God knows."-^Gerald 8fc*n!��y Lee U  "Critic.***  A Question of Gender."'  While he waa being shown about  Chicago*by the 'Mayor of tfce'city, e  "French Visitor expressed" his thanka, nnd  added, "But"l am sorry bo to cockroach  on your time." "Oh," answered tha  Mayor, "do not think of that. But you  do not mean cockroach, -Monsieur; yon  mean encroach." "Oh, is itf I see�����  difference in gender," (the vUitor sup-  he  ought   to have    uli'   hw  croaehh  Catching Fugitive Hats.  On a recent windy Sunday a new  and apparently profitable Industry  was disclosed in up-town New York.  It was a day when hats went suddenly oft the .head- and traveled a,  block or two before they all-HUd,  and then rolled or bounded thre*  or four blocks more, like low-driven  golf balls. . People at Broadway  and Forty-second street, says the "Tri.  bune," had just watched a young fellow disappear down the cross street la  pursuit of his Derby, and "were turning  to go; on their ways, when a negr��  rounded the corner, who looked like a  hat-rack. Deifies were tucked under  .each arm; he held a muddy tall hat la-  one hand and a white felt crush hat  in the other, and-on top of Ills own  .Derby a black felt hat was Jammed s��-'  curely. He.wore a smile from ear t+  es.r. ���/ /���'.-'.���"���.���'. o  "What, are you doing with all thon  hats?" someone,asked htm.  ' "Well, I's takinVall dat am a-com-  ln' ma. way," and he'grinned. "I could  'a* got more, but I ain't got no mora  place  to  put um."  "Why don't you give them back ta  the men who lost them?" foe waa  asked.  "Well, you see," said he, "they was  most gen'rally so fab ' amray dat I  couldn't wait." - ;  :  Then he went on up Broadway, wltfe  all his hats.  "He proves the old Baying/*, was w-  ma.k'd; "never chase your ewn hat���  someone is always ready to do it for  jrou."  SMOKE  THE   CELEBRATED  BR.AR_PJi?E_S  ^B-  CO  UJ  a.  <  x  en  o  z  a  <  LU  UJ  H  L-.  O  UJ  _>  O  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson  Sewing Macliines and Pianos  For Rent and for Sale  0 d r.urlositi Shop. Jos^n^ine St, Kelson  t  4  Almost the toughest thing in the whole of creation is a "pinto" Broncho-when he is in  "fighting hunibr; : ^~~  Now his hide is just as to*aght as he is, and that part above his hips and hack 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 G-loves.  * 'Wind, rain, tear, rip, scorch and boil proof--almost wear proof.  Made only by  iy  Montreal  nnipea  R. H. CARLEY, British Columbia Agent  THBRIDGE COAL  $7^50 Pervjoh  Delivered  All orderB must be accompanied by cash and ebould be forwarded .,_-  either personally or by mail to the office of W. P. TIERNEY, GENERAL AGENT THE NBIiSON ECONOMIST  GENERAL NEWS.  Dr. Arthur lias  resumed practice in  Nelson.  W. E. McC-ndli-li has rented the  Silver King Hotel and assuiues'conti-ol  August 1st.  The colored posters for the Fair have  been ordered und will reach hero the  first week in August.  <��*��� *^<t ��������$��������<��� &++++++++49+++++ +++499+++++++++++++++++++  It is believed that the mines of the  Western Fuel Company ut Naii:ii;ii<  will reopen next Tuesday.  There will he a lacrosse match Ic  tween Greenwood nn Nelson tennis on  the JOth prox., sit this jilnce.  Secretary Annable announces lhat  the attractions at the Fair this ^enr  will surpass those of former years.  The Regina lacrosse team, chiiiiii i ni.s  of the Northwest, expect to visit "Nelson during the latter part of August.  The British Colunibia Elect; ic Hail-  way Company has opened ti purl, a!  the Gorge, thc Victoria  tourist resort.  J. F. Weir ib looking over the ground  Inthe Similkameen,with the. intention of engaging in business in thut  district.  The frames for the now Hendryx  process to be used at the Iti liur.ee, are  completed, and will be taken up to the  mine next week.  The regular meeting of il.e Kcoieiwy  Fruit Growers' At��< elation v, i'i be held  in the city hall, on Wednesday, August  2nd, 190-5, at 3 p. in. ' .-' *��   - - *  The prisoners from the r.ovijicia!  Goal are cutting the glass at the recreation grounds and otherwise getting  that spot iu gocd sh:'.pe.  D. McArthur leit for tliccont-t Monday evening. He will vir-it Victoria  and Vancouver, su'.'d mny epend a  couple of days at the r..rtiaml Fair.  of headaches are caused by defective eyes.  Your trouble may be remedied if you will give us a chance to  try our .skill.    We do Expert Optical Work.  id. O. PATENAUDE I  +  Jeweller, Watchmaker and Optician.    'Phone 293.  i++ ++>+++�� ++**.++++++++* *+++++++++++ 94444944++++944+4  'Dr. Haunllton'.'of Arrow head, spent  a couple of dnys in tlie cily in the early j  part of the week. Thedoctor is �� very  Ltisy manantl he I'otiiid itiie��e.-s:iry to  take a rest for a few Gas s. He left for  Lome Thursday.  W. G. Gillett was over at Rustdawl  yesterday making prepaniliuiis tor beginning woik'on r. Burns & Co.'s-  new building. ��� The work will begin  Monday and will be'completed in two  months. It will le biiek with i-tcin  foundation and will cost So, 000.  PREP  IRVINE   GO..   LIMITED.  Ladies'Blouses  We have just received the latest styles and designs of Ladies' White Blouses, Muslin, India Linen, tucked and  lace and insertion trimmed ;,sizes 32 to 44 ; prices 75c.$1.00, $1.25, $1.50 and up.  Ladies'Shirt-Waist Suits  We  haye a large range of above goods in all the  latest styles, including Organdy, Linen, Fancy Muslin,  Cotton Voiles, and  Crepe de Chine, Mohairs, in all colors ; prices $4.00, $5.00 $6.co aud $io.co per suit.  Ladies'Wash Skirls  In White Pique, White Duch, Linen, al'shades, lace and embroidery trimmed, $1.50 to $5.00.  Call and see our range of summer Muslin, Cotton Voiles���just the thing for shirt-waist suits���from 15c a yard up.  THE BIG GASH STORE  IRON BEDS $4.00  GN-RISGH PIANOS  Two second hand Bell Pianos Pianos taken ln exchange for Masou _ Blsch Pia n >s.    Kor Sale Cheap-One German make, Walnut Case, S150.   One Square Top, ?ljn. ^  Complete   House  Furnishers  j   .  o Funeral Directors, Embalmers  J. G. BUNYAN, UNDERTAKER.  Some one with a yenius fur figures-  counted sixteen peraiuLuhiluis pussin.'  .one point on Baker street yta'cnliO  affcriT ooik Th iiTpTFviIlos~Nr "^oirwit I r  anether reason for i-uttii-}! f.>rw.ml the  claini that it is thc. most de.-irabh  residence jilaee in the Province.  Complete Stock of Stationery  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  VERNON    STREET,  NELSON,  B.  C.  Chief Justice Hunter *�� hearing the  Slocan Slur case in Nelson this week.  This is the imst impurtni.t ni;.iiii<:  case ever tried in Iiriti'h Culumbla  depending so niueli as il d��i�� on expert teftimony. The eate will probably last for two or Ilnte ilays. ni-iiv.  Joseph-Daly Downes, who is now recuperating under lhe K��i.lle e; re <if  Warden Lemon, will llml himself  minus two dogs when he iidiiKlcn wiih  the citizens again. Joe's favorite enn-  ilies were <li<*pli<\ ing a niai'ied pre'er-  encefor Fuirviow poultry a*.-in :tilii-li-  of summer diet, hence their budden  taking off.  MOTIO'E.  Notice is I'creby (riven flint tii) days sfler  date 1 intend to apply to H;c Chirr Coiiunih-  Kioner of ljinds unit Works, fi-r p -rinlsslmi  to purchase Ml- followiiiK df-srribcel lands in  Wrst, Kootemij'Dis1rii:t:���C'oiiiiiiciii'tiisr :��t a  post about one mile- tontli nt" OitKiiiw"'  marked K V. Pr.iejjer's soutlicist curuer.  went 40 chains, llionoo nortli fcti i-liii'nK. iliem c  rn.-UBO fliniiiK more or less to l,lu> mllwny.  llienoe following rifilit ol wny of said railway  to the pointof iKjiniiienueineHt.  JE. W   _ KAEGEK.  Patcd Mill Muy.-IWG.  NOTICK.  Kotlre in licreby civrn tlmt GO dnys :i!Vr  date I intend tn apply to ll"' tablet" Ounm's-  sloner of I��amN imd Works- f--r prrnil��nloii  touureluiit* tin- tollowiinr di-si-i il.t-fl iMmlpin  West, Kooti-niiy di.-triet :���t:��.iiimi'i.i-|iis ul a  i-OhUitmiitono iiillcB>iiitliiif('��xtle-JUi inariu'd  F. Fletelicr's nortli <ii.��t t-ornor. tlieiun- w ��'  40 chain*, tin-ncf Kouth ��1 eliains. llipnfv 1 ��<:  40 chains more or less to the niilwHy. tiience  followiiii; rljcli I or wny or said r.ti '.wny to t lie  point 0/coniiuenueuMi.it-  i-'KANK Fl KfClihlt.  JJatcdSlUiJCay. VAS.  Lice' ces (or Selling -Nursery Stock  Attention is dlrei-toa to Ilie i-ruvisionK of  Si-clion 17 oT tin; HortiuuIUnnl liostrd Act,  n-lilcli rc:ids us f-llow.s :  ���No p'Tson linn or coipor.ition shall en-  ���'Hhkc or 1 out miu lnj-lie liusinc k of sellinjr.  ������"uh pt-inc.ii;rtlr;iE;oiitrsolicilor,-or;oilii.-rw^f.-  '���M'itliiu Li.i! iJiovii-.cc, l'ni-L Iitik plunts or  ������nursery st<n k, i-r ofiiiiporti.i.; l"ors;ile, 1'rult  ���'trees, I'lliiiilsor nuis.'iy sock, into: lie prov-  ���' inc.::. \i-i;l_o*.it.lirst linvniKOtitniiv-'il �� licence  ������ to c-irry 1.-11 kucIi IjtislniKS in the piovincc  '���! s in tlos Act inovlitcd.''  All persons nuilioi i/.cil to sell nursery KtO:k.  .111 liis province ;nv rf qui red by tlieir pilucl-  p 1 Is, or t>y lln-iiisi-Ivrs, 10 deposit 1>--mis, in  lliu UejartHicnl of Ajjrieultitro. Viilorin, I'i r  the Hiriiit: 1 |n;i fniiinuii-i; of tin ir 1 l)li_r-ittons.  fin- public-h thorel'ori! warsiod not, to pur-  . Iii.si' 1111r.s1.ry stock e.\��.eptlVom dn'i licenced  ocrHrons.  > lllco of'lie Hi ard of Hornet Ilunil  D piu-uin.t.tol Agrlcultu'e.  J   R. ANnr.RSW,  Deputy Minioieror Agricuilurc,  ���Seorotiiry.  Viel'irln.a Hi July, K05.  60  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade MAWS  Designs  ... Copyrights 4c,  Anyone nenrtlng nnUetrli and doacrlptlonmnjp  qtilckly iuiccrt.-iiii nur o|>inlou freo whether an  tnventloQ I. urobubly pntontnble. <.��>n>inunt��v.  tlonaatrictlycoiittileiiUiit. HANDBOOK on PjUciiU  ���cut fteo. Oldciit nuciicy for ooconnj! patent*.  IMtonta t_ken tlirotteh Munn A Co. recolro  tpceial'SDUee, without charco, la tbo  U46BIV J*H88i%B B>***li����  A haiMlsomnl/ IHnatraUKl weoklr.   |j��rce��t cir-  culatlon of cny soienttno journal.   Terms, S3 t_  year: tour months, tt- Sold by all newsrtestera.,  ~flONN & Co_seiBr��-*,ni��- Hew-"_\ "  Branch Offloo, C_5 K St�� VTaslilngton.��. i  U-atlce To Delinquc nt Co-Owner:  ToXels Peterson, or toany person or persons  to whom lie may have transferred bis Interest  in the "Summit," inincml cl.-iim, situate on  Cooiiicreek, in the Nelson Mining Division of  Wi-sl1 'ivooi.Kiiiiy:  You nnd ouch of yon nre hereby notified  tlmt I have ex-ended 1-wo hundred dollurs in  Isilmur jind' improvements -on the iibov*1  iiic-iitinned claim in order to hold  tlie s.iiil claiiii under tl.p provisions ol  ���tl e Mineral Act, Uies-nid ab nr bein? done  (ior tip- year endiiii! l!)0-l,;inil ir within Bt) days  f.iim the <late oftliis nol Iff ynu fail or refuse  10 coi.lrihn;-. your t>roportion of such cxpen-  ditrtr-s tosrcJlier with nil costs of udvcrtisitiff,  -. onr inien ft li> said iniuenil cl.iini will be-  ���'���oine rhe property of {.He undcra'encd under  s.ctimi 4 ui the "Mineral Act Amendment  Act. I ft it*."  l>ati:d tUU titt) any ol March.- ll>05.  Corner Mill and Josephine Sis.  Send Us an Order fer Hour  Groceries, then Notice  \ The prom piness of del I very.  The clcaijncj-sand freshness of Goodi.  Tlio full honest measure.  The quality of wnat you gut.  You will find abundant reason for sending  your future otders.  This Week's Specials Are :  . 1 Mb Boxes of A 1. Ci eaxnery Butter" at 27c  per pound.  ���Silver Spoon Ten, 50c"per pound.  .; Eajnh Brand 1'ineapple, 25c per tin.  Clarke's Uoueless Chicken, 35c per tlu  Jofs Cash Grocery  "*"'Under"th"e Auspic.es,of  elson AgricufJ  ���-   AND  ocia  ���    _ ���  TO BE HELD AT  Nelson, B. C.  For Sale in the  amous  I  can  sell  you Choice  Fruit   Lands in  io, 20, 40, So or 160 acre  blocks at  Entries close September 16,  For further particulars  address  TIIONE 10  Certificate of Improvement*, :  IS  ita  Kitten (fractional) and Edna (frHctionaiyj  niliiei-alclttiiiiSi siuinle in the Melsou Mining ���  Division of Kootenay District. I  Where located : On Hear Ci-pek,nrijolntns  the Old. Hill'(lot lSKt) and Vitrker .lot KM>  Mineral ckvims. I  Take noticeHint I, J. A. Kirk, noting as  ngciit for .Tolni Smith, Free Miner'sCertiticute  N'o.-H7i),T67; Intend, sixty days from thu date,  hereof, t. npply to the Mining Recorder'  for ii Certiflcate of lmprovi'ttitotits, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claims.  And further take notice tliat action, under  Bection H7, must bu commenced before issuance ofsucli Certlllcate of I in prove mon in.  Dated this 23rd day of May, A. IX1H05.  J. A. Kiuk. "'..  Secretary, Kelson, B. C,  Atthe Auction Mart Saturday night at 7.30 o'clock.  Another consignment has arrived of High-Grade Canadian   Made  Frank  Fletcher.  FROVIN ���AL LAXD SURVEYOR  Boots.  l_aiidtaad MineralClaimsSnrveyed  aud Crown Granted  j'. o. J5o_ 303     owce .Kootenar St. Kebou -Baker Street  I do not offer for sale a;iy fruit H:id that I hive not personally es'  amined. I guarantee every block to be as good as represented, ancl having sold a iarge portion of tlie land now being brought under culture in  this district I would be safe in offering any m.in his money back with 10  per cent interest who is not satisfied with his purchase. Not one would  do it because they can double their money.  I have nice fruit lands across the lake from Nelson, only one mile-  from the city.    I have choice lands in the famous      *  Crawford Bay District, on Kootenay Lake, on Kootenay River, on Slocan River, on Slocan Lake, on  Arrow Lakes, on Columbia River, in Fire Valley and  Creston Districts,  and several partly improved farms.-   Wild land suitable for stock ranges  and timber lands that I have cruised mj'self.      Write rae far pamphlet  and terms of payment, and  Dont  Buy  Till You See Me  J. Green, Auctioneer  J ���  ^  A Nelson. B: C.  Nelson, B. C.

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