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 J  I  p  'r dtil/Urio (>���Ml* ^J^uiaaj  tJn  WM. B.HEAKST: "1 have seen tbe  most beautiful lakes ln Italy and Switzerland, and ull those lovely spots, but I have  never seen anything liner than the Kootenay lake and the Arrow lakes,  Bill  delightful time there,  trip through there.'"  .   We had a  This was my first  ���fi'-~ 7\ ^ir"'*>��S>*5WWaS  ���_..y   yy.%.^��M  -- - ��� *"''" - ? ��f&*tfph  :"Z>Zy^i^i  "7/yM  ,...���. -...Mm  VOLUME VIII.  NELSON, B. C., SATUEDAY SEPTEMBER 10,1904.  X ales of the   X own  EVENTS AND GOSSIP  y  The session of the railway commission held here on Thursday, if it did  not do anything else, established the  fact that Mr. Giegerich, of Kaslo, is not  a very strong friend of Nelson.     Mr.  Qiegerich claims that the change in  tbe rates bas resulted in a loss to bim  of $10,000.   While many people will be  pleased to learn that the Kaslo merchant bas made that much meney during his   few   years residence in the  Kootenays, they will still be excused if  tbey not accept the statement as to his  loss without further investigation.     It  .came out ia tbe course, of discussion  that  the C. P. B. in   arranging its  rates and selecting distributing points'  is only following the policy of all other  transcontinental lines.    If the towns  from which complaint comes as to discrimination were in a position to buy  in large lots, they naturally would secure a much lower rate ' than they do  in buying in small quantities.    The  whole thing is, as Mr. Mclnnes pnt it  in his reply to Prof. Mills' question, the  C. P. E. believes "it to be for the general good of the tributary district as  well as of the centre that there should  be dis trlbuting points.    Nelson is in a  position to carry on a wholesale business : these other towns are not."  And  that Mr**-' Blair fully appreciated the  situation the best evidence is found in  his summing up that, "We are not going to make a ruling that will disturb  conditions all over the country unless a  principle can be found that will apply  everywhere,"  is anxious to put  here this -winter.  in a couple weeks  The Bohemian Cbhcert Company  will give an entertainment in the Nelson Opera House next Monday evening. The con/p&nyhas been to Vernon  recently, and betels what the News of  that place says off the performance: "A  most delightful evening was spent by  those present. Mr, Herbert Taylor has  a splendid voice ��� and his rendering of  'Toreador's Love Song,' 'Off to Philadelphia,' 'Simon tbe Cellarer' and  other selections called the heartiest and  most spontaneous and such repeated  calls for.-encores that the complacent  l ' ' '  singer must have beeu quite tired out  before he could escape the complimentary insistence of the audience. Miss  GertrudeMarrack's musical and vocal  selections' were excellent, while Little  Glen, in her coon songs and humorous  pieces, made a decided hit. The entertainment, as a whole, was splendid,  and was Undoubtedly one of the best  musirial performances tbat' has appeared in the city for some time."  There is some curiosity expressed as  to tbescopeiof the" rail way commission  now visiting British Columbia.' Victoria Progress thus defines tiie work  and practice of the commission : "It is  not generally understood that the commission is a sort of court and conducts  its business in a regular way. That is  to say, if complaints are made which  come within the scope of the commission, notice must be given not only to  the commission but to the party complained against. The la*w Axes ten days  as the length of notice to the opposite  party. Some people seem to * have regarded the commission in much the  same light asthey do oue of theMin-  isters of tlie Crown, that is, ready at  auy time to hear and determine questions ; but this is not the case. There  must be a specific complalut.' Notice  to tbe opposite party and the presentation of evidence which may be.under  oath. ' Then the question ough^tb be  argued and after that, tbe commission  render their verdict."  ���William Cranston, who will act iu.  resident manager at Nelson for the company that has organized the new theatrical circuit, has in   contemplation  many   improvements in   tho   Opera  House.    The carpenters and painters  will begin work next Tuesday, so that  when the house opeus the" following  week   with  A.    L.   Willard's  "Jim  Bludso," the. public will scarcely recognize the placed '' Mr. Cranston'is*  now  booking many attractions for tho season.   The first after the Wiilard Company will be the return of the Shirley  Company, which will play here during  the full 'Fair  week.     Following the  Shirleys will be the James Keen Company, which-will  be seen for  three  nights lh October in repertoire.   Sev-  oral other companies have been bookwT  for October, November aiid December}  and altogether the citizens of Nelson  will  be   well ���'provided for   in theatrical    way    during    the     season.  Amongst the attractions, there is likely  to be an   opera, company and   the  ubiquitous Tom Marks, who has won  fame all through  Eastern   Canada,  During the past week or so Nelson  has entertained several distinguished  guests, not the least prominent being  William Randolph Hearst, the proprietor of half-a-dozen or so daily newspapers, published in the leading cities  of the United States. Mr. ^Hearst is  not a journalist, but certainly his accomplishments in the field of publication entitles bim to front rank among  successful newspaper men; 'fty'e reason why special importance attaches  to this geutleman's visit, is tbe fact  that he is in a position to do i so much  in the way of attracting-attention, to  Nelson as a tourist resort, and the further fact that  he has as much- as inti-  / "   -  mated that be will through tbe medium  bf his newspapers point but to the  American public the unequalled advantages of tho Kootenay as a resort  for sportsmeu and those in search of  recreation. Fie was told of what the  country offered tbe sportsman by a  Chicago friend who had visited Nelson  two years ago, and came here* to investigate for himself. He only intended  to remain a day or so, but so attractive  did he find the place I hat he prolonged  his stay several days, and expressed  his intention of returning for a longer  visit as soon' as he can get away from  business. He was taken in hand by  Mr. Jas. Johnstone, and certainly no  one is better qualified to impart information as to the resources of the Kootenay than Mr. Johnstone. It is understood that Mr. Hearst's secretary, an  old newspaperman, bas iu preparation  several letters dealing with the beauty  of Nelson and the Kootenays which  will be published In several American  dally newspapers.  The Nelson lacrosse team is practising an hour or so every afternoon and  Field Captain Hawkins promises that  the boys will give a good account of  themselves when they meet the New  Westminster team. The team bas secured anew man, who ih. said to have  shown up well during the practices.  Just now the arrangement is to play  the Cranbrook team here* during the  Fuir.andcleave for New Westminster  either on Sept. SO or Oct. 1.  The Nelson Masonic lodge room bas  been fitted up with, new furniture, and  is now perhaps the best furnished lodge  room in British Columbia. Elaborate  ork chairs for tbe master,' past masters  and other officers are included in the  new furnishings. A new floor has beeu  put down, and the Fred Irvine Co.  Ltd., are supplying the rugs and art  squares. The furniture was ordered  through D. McArthur tt Co. and is the  best that could be secured in Canada.  From present indications tbe attendance at the Nelson Fair on September  28 and 20 will exceed tbat of any former gathering of tbe people of Southeastern British Columbia. The railways and steamboat lines are giving  return tickets for single fare. The Fair  itself will be a great attraction. The  fruit exhibit will occupy a large space  in tbe centre ofthe main building, and  P. Burns & Co. are furnishing cold  storage facilities free of charge for the  accommodation of fruit-growers who  have perishable fruit to exhibit. Secretary Annable has received a number  of glass jars from "the Provincial Government for exhibiting fruit. Among  o.ner features ofthe Fair will be a dog  show, at which there will be seen the  be8*t breeds ofthe canine species to be  found in the Kootenays. The outdoor  attractions are good and include many  novel and daring'acts.' ,  on San Juan Island, which are of historic interest to Canadians and Americans alike. Monuments will be erected,  one at each place, similar to that  which commemorates tbe meeting between the two daring navigators, Vancouver and Quadra, at Nootka io 1792.  It will take place on October 21st, the  anniversary of *" the date on which the  euts of young Ohlandt objected to his  marriage, but love laughsat locksmiths'}  and the young ceuple left San Francisco for Portland, when they married,  and telegraphed for forgiveness." Miss  Goodwin met Mr. Ohlandt while she  was studying music under Prof. Xavier  Roker in San Francisco. Prior to going to the Bay City she had studied  i^p.!.'i,7',\. i-vtW'  77.1 ^3&_r V-7<  .-Z.I'JZ.iZt  Emp6ror William I of Germany gave some in Victoria, and  had   appeared  hisdecision as an arbitrator in the boun- there in theamateur productions of the  Th last boat club dance of the season  was held at the Tramway Park last  Wednesday evening. These dances  have been greatly enjoyed by those of  the citizens who'took part in them.  Mrs. J. M. Lay entertained the members of the railway commission at a  dance at the Tramway Park Thursday  eyening.  The Nelson Bowling" Club will ask  permission of the city council to bowl  on the green in the recreation grounds.  Writing to R. E. Gosnell, of Victoria,  from the Agent-General's office in London, Mr. J. A."Turner includes in his  letter this interesting bit of news: "I  had two most distinguished visitors  fast- week in Chief Louis and Chief  Johnny-of Kamloops. They created  quite an excitement in the neighborhood. They al so enjoyed their first  motor car ride around Finsbury Circus.  I am perhaps not right in saying 'enjoyed.' As a matter of fact, I believe  they were scared to death, hut with a  Siwash's stolidity, would show nothing."  Professoi Edmund S. Meany, of the  History Department of the University  of Washington, and Secretary of tlie  Washington University Historical Society, who is now in Victoria, proposes  to mark with becoming ceremony the  sites of the British and American camps  dary dispute. Should the co-operation  of the Natural History Society be secured, an effort will be made to have  the British Government represented  by ships of the North Pacific Squadron,  while prominent officiate will be present. Excursions will be conducted  from Victoria and Seattle, and there  will bean international event.  Sportsmen report fishing at Slocan  Crossing as being the best found auy  place on the lake-this summer.  The railway commissioners left this  morning at   11 o'clock for  Calgary,  where they  Tuesday.  will  hold a session next  Jas. Johnstone rejoices this morning  in the birth of a daughter.  Rosa O'Erina, one of thebes* known  vocalists in Canada, has written for a  date at the Nelson Opera House.  Police Magistrate Crease returned  last evening from Creston, where he  held court"on Thursday.  The- University Club will  meet in  their robins this evening at 8 o'clock.  "������The nimrods have had better luck  this week. Sjveral large bags are reported.  Geisha and San Toy. The father of  young Ohlandt is president of the National Ice Company, head of the firm  of N. Ohlandt & Company, fertilizing  works, and a leading capitalist of California. He is oue of the most prominent German-American residents of San  Francisco. Henry Ohlandt is the  secend son.  Slocan was visited last Saturday by  Prof. Walker, of the mining department of Toronto University. Some  years ago thes iustitution was visited  by fire, when its mineral specimens  were all destroyed. The professor's  visit to B. C. is for the purpose of  gathering a new set of specimens of the  local ores.  The acquittal of Dr. Telford, at Vancouver, "last Tuesday, has been the subject of much comment in the Terminal  City. .   .  Mrs. Harrop has returned from Poplar.  Geoige Tierney, Wallace Brown and  E. W. Monk will spend a week around  Midway in searcli' of gameT  During the month of August 1800  tons of concentrates were shipped from  the St. Eugene. The mill is running  steadily on a light feed and there now  seems to be no danger of shut down on  account of shortage of water.  A very interesting romance reached  its climax at Portland, the other day,  when Miss Maud Goodwin, stepdaughter of Harry Helmcken, of Victoria, was married to Henry Ohlandt,  a San Francisco millionaire.   The par-  Geo. Keyes has returned from a visit  to his old home in Owen Sound. Mrs.  Keyes will remain six weeks longer in  the east."  The Poplar Nugget  lack of support, and  ably so.  complains  of  very    reason-  There is great demand for'a law that  will prevent inquisitive lawyers from  asking witnesses impertinent question s. -The other day, at __Vancouyer,  Joseph Martin subjected a witness to a  series of the most annoying interrogatories, and was only prevented continuing bisexasperating questions when  the witness rebelled. Why do judges  permit this sort of thing ?  CanadaShould Have a Mint  Mr. D.R. Wilkie, vice-president and  genera] manager of The Imperial Bank  of Canada, has recently been visiting  British Columbia for the purpose of  keeping himself in touch' with tbe  trend of business matters in this Province, and tb enable the officers of: the  bank to deal intelligently with business  conditions out here. While here, he  is reported as having given utterance  to the following true words :  "Canada needs a mint, both for business and sentimental .reasons, and no  part of the whole country would benefit so much by it as British Columbia.  Here gold, silver and copper are mined  and the big gold country to the north  is tributary to the province. Now all  this gold goes to United States banks  only to come back to Canada';as coinage. There is an assay office in Vancouver and the benefit of that institution being there bas been obvious.  Butthe gold is nearly all eventually  taken to the United States, there  coined, and Canadian financial institu-  tionshave to receive it back again from  across the line.  "This country is literally flooded  with American silver. On every dollar of tbat silver, the country to the  south makes roughly fifty cents. Why  should Canada not make that fifty  cents on her own silver, mined and  minted here? ^The United States  makes the difference between the bullion price of the silver in the open  market and the value of the dollar  after the stamp is on it.  "There was very little use refusing  American coinage, or even discounting  it. The better way would be to accept  the money at par and then ship it all  back; to "the States.! With . a mint  turning out Canadian coinage; our  own money would soon become the  universal medium of exchange in the  country, and Canada would reap the  resultant profit between the value of  the metal and the value ofthe coin.  "The sentimental advantage of having a Canadian .coinage, too, ia great.  There is no dob&t that the ordinary  man, having before him from childhood the continual idea ofthe emblem  of a foreign country, as it appears on  United   States   coins,   becomes   im  pressed, unconsciously, perhaps, with  the idea of the importance of that country and of that emblem. Why not  have the king's head on that coinage,  and make that impression a Canadian  oue? As it is we are advertising another country at the expense of our  own."    .  While certain elections were being  held in this Province not many years  ago we heard much of a Canadian mint  and of the benefits which would accrue  The Mother Lode, situated about 1.}  miles up Poplar creek, is claimed by  those who have visited it to be one of  the best-looking propositions   in  tbe  Lardeau district, says the Trout Lake  Topic.  The lead is over 15 feet in width.  Its values are in gold, silver, lead and  zinc and while its grade is not high,  quantity and  character jnost suitable  for concentration make it a most desirable property. A strong porphyry dyke  forms   the   footwall,   the hanging   is  quartzite merging into schist.     The  strike is north 20 degrees, west the dip  being 58 degrees.   .The property is being worked   by A.  L. Houston and  John Y. Cole.     Development work, so  far done consists of a shaft 30 feet deep,  a fine  looking ore dump of about 125  tons discloses the character of the ledge  matter taken out.   A drift is now being  driven  on the lead which  follows a  smooth footwall upon which is about  one foot of gouge and talc, the rest of  tbe drift being in heavily mineralized  gangue_and -sulphide iron   ores and  quartz.   This drift is about 100 feet and  will be pushed ahead burriedlyjby two  shifts for another 150 feet.     This will  give over 200 feet in depth, when arrangements will be made for working  the property on a large scale.    With an  abundance of timber and and water at  band, character and extent of. ore and  shipping advantages, the Mother Lode  bids fair to soon become a producer.  A valuable find of   free   goid.'.iros  made this week in the R. D. T. cla'iiu,:  adjoining the Hartford claim in Wel-_  lington camp.   In a 22 foot shaft, where  work is being done by Joe Taylor aiid  Pete Boucher, a two foot ledge was discovered,  that is freely speckled with '  particles of gold, that are easily seen ,  with the naked eye.  .".&-!* I  BOUNDARY MINING!-MOTES.  Phoenix Pioneer.  week  \A comj.j'essor plant is to be installed1  'at Uie Betta and Hesperus this f����r:.^;::*;sl;oCAN*iMININCr NOTES^  Another dividend is iri tlie air for,  the .shareholders of, the Providence  uiiue. *       A���,   ., .,  The ledge .(--^widening in the Helen.  The loud averages ten inches or .more;  aud runs from $100 to $200 per ton.*"  The No. 2 hoist at the Granby mines  was out of commission one day this  week while repairs were being made.  A ten foot shaft has been sunk on  the Mountain Queen, near Anaconda,  showing a good lead of silver and gold  ore.  An  important find was made at tlie  Oro-Dcnoro last week when the C.'.P.  II.-wreck dumped 750 tons of "Granby  ore on the Oro Denoro ground.  J. W. Astley, formerly in charge of  the Snowshoe mine, has been appointed general superintendent of the  Le Roi mine, and J. H. Trevorrow has  been made mine superintendent of the  same property.  POPLAR MINING NOTES.    ".  Poplar Nugget.  A report that the bond on the Helca.  "group, Rapid creek, has been thrown   -  up, is not true. *,      ' *   "������  The assessment work has been recorded for the year on theHubb, Silver  Cable and Klondike, Tenderfoot creek,-  and development is being continue*?.  Three men are at work on the- group.  The ore is galena and gray copper.   -  The year's assessment work has been  recorded on the Coneord, Bunco, Sunrise and Suuset, Rapid creek, by J. V.  Nesbitt. It is said an option bas been  taken on this group by a Nelson syndicate, but no particulars are yet available for publication.  Assessment work bas been recorded  on the Bunker Hill, Copper King, Foze *  and Elizabeth, Poplar creek, known as  Lhe Copper King group, and owned by  a local syndicate. Work on the group  will be continued all winter, by which  time it is believed Ihe'extentand value  of the large "ore body will have been  determined. If both prove satisfactory  it will be one of the great copper-gold ���'  mines of the west. ~' 7 *">-''  , -   7j_u  . .}K*J&I  v.V��*s*&  *    *- -r "5-  <sl  "H   I.I-,.  >1W'--   . Slocan linn.    .._...  - Sandon's ore shipteents  last  amounted to 103 tons. '   *"���  The force on the Reco was last week  increased to 20 men, and it is to be still  further enlarged.  A- bona fide deal is under way on  (he Chapleau. Letters received here  from tlie owners in Paris, France, eon-  flrm the news.  A shoot of high grade ore is reported  to have been encountered in the lower  tunnel   on  the South  Fork of Kaslo  creek.       , ,  The Pioneer Mining company is  building a new rawhide trail from the  summit at the Bank of England tb  the wagon road at the lower end of the  Arlington Basin. The work is all being, done on the south side ofthe creek  to avoid the snow and will be on a  wagon road grade.  B  otindary  OreS  hipments  therefrom to Canada in general and to  Oro Denoro .  this" Province in particular.   "Vote for  MacPherson and the Mint iu Vancou-  The following table gives the ore shipments  1904, and for last week: ,  Granby Mines, Phoenix'  .       .       .  Snowshoe, Phoenix       .       .       .     ..  Brooklyn. Phoenix    .      .  Mother Lode, Deadwood       .      '.       .       .       ,  Sunset, Deadwood  '__.���.    .       .  Morrison, D,eadwood'     .       ...       .  B. C. Mine, Summit .       ...       .  R. Bell, Summit     ....  Emma, Summit .       .    ....  Senator. Summit Camp .       .       .       .       .  of Boundary miues for 190S  ver," appeared daily in very large type  in certain newspapers published in  Vancouver. It is safe to say that this  cry will not again be used by them in  the forthcoming elections.' Yet a mint  is needed in Canada and for the reasons  so well put by Mr. Wilkie. Canada Is  to-day ilooded with United States coin.  Brey Fogle, Summit  No. 37  Mountain Rose  Reliance       .        .        .        .  Winnipeg, "'WHIintrton   .  Golden Cn--*-*    Wfllington  Athelstan, Wellington ...  King Solomon, W. Copper  No. 7 Mine,  Central  City of Paris, Central.       .  Jewel, Long Lake   .       .  Carmi, West Fork  1 Providence, Providence .  Elkhorn, Greenwood .  E. P. U. and Goldfinch .  1903  393,718  74,212  130,492  .    15,731  3,339  .19,365  22,937  363 '  15,637  2,435  5,646  1904 Past Week  366,440        10,520  122,400  33,585  1,756  14,630  222  354  298  33  2,968  3,552  1,287  99  132  We should assuredly have our coin for  :$fi��j����S^ ���*  both sentimental and commercial rea- u  sons. . Total, tons.      .  910  501  400  305  167  226  684,426       543,719       15,300 THE NELSON ECONOMIST  F-  The Nelson Economist  $'.  Published every Saturday afternoon at  ��� , Vsuxon Street. Nklso^. B. C.  $i Pel' Year in Advance  Advertising rates made known on application.  All change* tn   ji<tve-.*tlsfc._icnts to Insure Insertion should Teach  this office not later thau Thu'rsday, 12 o'clock.  When change of address Is required, 11 is letHnblc that both the  old address and the new be ffiven.  Address  all   communications,   "Publisher  of   Thk   Nelsoi*  BC    oaflsT. Nelson. B. C."  A NEW IRELAND.  In the September number of the World's Work  Magazine, there appears an illuminating and encouraging article on the present condition of Ireland. It  fepresents Ireland as passing through an awakening  process, giving much encouragement to those who  have-hope in its future. The three chief factors���  one negative and two positive���in this work of rejuvenation are the following :  "The downfall of Paruell and tbe resulting  breakup of the people into waning factions was in  feality the greatest beueSt that has befallen Iretand  for a century. Before tbat Irishmen had been used  to have their thinking done for them, and to buy it  at a penny a week in United Ireland. When P.trnell  fell they began to think for tbeinselvts."  This is the negative factor. Among the influential positive factors, one has been the work of the  .Gaelic League :  " The Gaelic League, which had been preaching  that the use of the Irish language and the pursuit of  strictly Irish ideals were essential to a national life,  - began to draw recruits cbiefly from the young men  of the country. For ten years they have continued  coming in, until to-day the Gaelic League, though  not numerically greater than many political and  agragrtan, leagues that preceded it, is morally,  stronger, has firmer roots, and steadier growth than  almost any Irish league of the century. It bas not  only arrested a rapid decay of the language, but it  has made startling progress in restoring it. . . The  next generation in Ireland will use thir own tongue  for their home language, for their literary language/and to,a great extent for their commercial  language."       _  And the practical bearing of this is thus set  forth :  '-'This idealistic movement propagates industrialism, teaches the people to practice 'mutual self-help  J>y patronizing home products, discourages emigration*, and encourages sobriety. The new Irish industrial spirit has been rendered possible only by tbe  League's teaching.  Then the third factor in tbis regeneration is the industrial revival;  ''This industrial revival h s been growing for five  years, aud is now well   under  way.    Unthinkingly,  --���we-were sending out of-Ireland-every-year-millions of  pounds for commodities which we uot only could  make,'but were making as well and as cheaply ourselves. But Irish manufacturers waited for customers to come to them, while Irish merchants welcomed  foreign   manufacturers  who  brought things to their  .. doors ; and the masses bought any article that served  their purpose, not caring whence it came. The  Gaelic Leaguers took hold of the matter," with the  result tbat "although industry is far from normal,  there is a promise of vastly increased employment for  Irish bpys and girls, which must help to stem the  tide of emigration," and mucn has already been done  in the providing of industrial opportunities.  Ireland  has doubtless  suffered much injury from  , the repressive legislation that has been enacted during the seven hundred and thirty-two years that have  elapsed siuce first an English army set foot in Ireland. This is now, and has for some time past been,  replaced by legislation of a different kind, passed in a  different spirit, and with tbe impetus given to her advancement by the forces mentioned, Ireland will yet  and in the near future become a "new Ireland" in  reality. The Irish are kin to the Scottish people,  have largely the same nation al characteristics, and  have a country that has really gieater natural advantages than Scotland possesses, and uuderthe rejuvenating spirit that is now awakening in Ireland, her  people will vie with those across the narrow channel  in all those things that tell" of civilization and progressive development  for reciprocity with Canada. In articles on this movement which appear in newspapers and magazines in  the United States. Canada is generally represented as  exceedingly desirous of reciprocal trade relations with  its Southern neighbors. The time doubtless was,  some twenty years ago, when the Dominion would  have welcomed a fair treaty of reciprocity with the  the United Stetes. We have no reference to the  movement in favor of Commercial Union or Unrestricted Reciprocity on which the present Government  Party went to the polls and were so badly defeated  that this cry then receive-*! an effectual quietus for  ever. It is dead beyond the possibility of a resurrection of it. But a fair measure of reciprocity wou'd  then and for some time after that have been welcomed  by many, it may be the.majority of Canadians. Such  a treaty was, however, denied to Canada, and in terms  which savored of insolence. In tbe meantime, Canada has grown self-reliant and has come to realize  that her true future lies not in closer trade relations  with the United States, but with the Mother Country.  Concerning this cry in many of the Northern states  for reciprocal trade relations with Canada, of which  we hear so much at present, the Montreal Star in a  recent issue well says :  "The loud cry for reciprocity with Canada that  comes from New England attracts no attention in this  country���not even in the Maritime Provinces. Down  by the sea people were, once upon a time, the  strongest advocates of such a measure. Iu Quebec  the matter is not referred to. The silence of the Toronto GIob<s on the subject may be constrained, but it  is very real. It is not much over a decade since that  paper would have welcomed the existing situation in  New England with clamorous approval. The chief  government organ of to-day, to say the least, does not  consider this the time to speak. Its attitude to-day  shows a marked contrast v\ hen compared to its utterances of i8or.    Then that paper (on Feb. 7) said :  'Unrestricted trade���free trade in manufactures, as  well as in natural products���which is the policy of  the Liberal party and the policy of Blaine and Carlisle,  is the only form of reciprocity tbat would be just and  equitable all round. It possesses the transcendent  merit also of being the only reciprocity that can be  got from the United States, and for all these reasons  is the only scheme for which tbe Cauadiau farmers  can consistently vote."'  "The national strides of Canada in twelve years are  not to be better appreciated than by a reference to the  advancement of the people and parties in tariff matters. Reciprocity at one time was the goal ot both  parties, althoughJhe  Conservatives  stigmatised  the  'unrestricted' and 'coir.mercial union' .varieties as un-  1  British and anti-Canadun. And so the people voted ;  and so they have continued to vote. The indifference  o f the Canadian people to these New England reciproo  ity calls proclaims the growing British tieandstrength  that such a sure bulwark nourishes."  What indeed'would seem to be stimulating our  neighbors to advocate reciprocal trade relations with'  Canada is their observation ofthe fact of the growing  aloofness of Canada from the United' States in trade  matters, notwithstanding the fact that Canada last  year imported from the United States goods to the  amount of one hundred and fifty millions of dollars���  the knowledge that if the Conservative party is re-  _turned to power at the forthcoming election, tbe Can-  . adian tariff will without delay be so arranged that by  'far the greater part ofsuch imported goods will.be  manufactured in Canada or brought in from the  Mother Country, and a very valuable market be thus  lost by the manufacturers of the United States.. They  are increasingly realizing that the trend of Canadian  opinion is markedly towards a higher protective  tariff���such a protective tariff as will effectively prevent Canada being made a dumping ground for the  surplus manufactured goods of the United States, and  will render a fair preference to the Mother Country  and still leave a real protection to Canadian manufacturers.  *������������������*�������������+< *���������� ������������������*��*��**�� ��*��4��^�� ���������<- *������������  FALL STYLES I ' ^- rn-Uy I Ln,  Insurance    Real   Estate   and  Mining  Agent  Houses and offices to rent and lots for sale in all parts of the city. ���  Now is the time to invest in good  Ranch Property  The Kootenay Valleys Co., L'td, London, Eng.  Nelson City Land and Improvement Co.  Of MEN'S SHOES to  hand.    Good to look at, good to wear,  j and reasonable in price.  ! Fred. L. Irwin, Baker st.  l! Pays to Deal with Rutherford  Your doctor will send his prescription to Rutherford's Drug Store if you ask him. Careful dispensing  by the proprietor, pure drugs and fresh are special  features in this store.  There is a great difference in Drugs and Chemicals as regards purity, and this store makes it a  point always to buy the best and purest even though  the price is higher.   IT PAYS TO G-ET THE BEST.  Take the item of Quinine. There are cheap  grades of German Quinine, which most drug stores  use. We use nothing but Howards & Sons best Eng-'  lish Quinine. It costs more, but WE DON'T  CHARGE MORE.  Send us your Recipes and Prescriptions.  WM. RUTHERFORD, Druggist  PHONE AT2i4  NIGHT PHONE B214 WARD STREET; NELSON, B. C.  Fire and  Accident  Insurance   a  Specialty  7". G. RROGTER  BAKER ST., NELSON. B. C.  P. O. BOX 223  E. FERGUSON &CO,  Nelson, B, C.  ��� Tbe largest exclusively  Wholesale  Liquor-House in  the interior  PABST BEER  In Pints and Quarts  Dawsnn'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.  THE RECIPROCITY CRY.  A movement is on foot in tbe North Eastern states,  (notably in Massachusetts), and in some of the middle  Northern states, (for example, Wisconsin], looking  PRESS COMMENT.  Toronto Telegram. l  South Essex should stuff M. K. Cowan, M. P. P.,  and exhibit bim as the only Canadian who has been  able to catch a job ou the Grand Trunk Pacific.  SU John (N. B.) Bun.  A change of government following the next-Dominion election will uot prevent tbe completion of a  new transcontinental railway system. The construction by the people of Canada of another railway  across the continent is the policy of both parties. As  leader of the next government, Mr. Borden will cause  the work of construction to go forward. There will  not be much loss of time. But Mr. Borden's government will not pay seven-eighths ofthe cost of 3,000  miles of railway and then hand over the whole property to a group of promoters who have carefully  avoided the expenditure of a cent of their own money.  urns & Co.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  MEAT MERCHANTS  Hpad Office Nelson..B-C  Branch   Markets   in   Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon, Three  Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.  Orders by Mail to auy branch will'have prompt and  careful atten  tion.  \ Warifk Rrn-3 Photographers I  ���^        WW StUUU   i-$l  WWl   I Vancouver and Nelson        ^  ^ . BAKER STREET. NELSON, B. C. ��  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  SewingMachinesantfianos  For Rent and for Sale  Old Curiosity Shop, Josephine Si, Nelson  wti  JOB PRINTING AT  .I ��� ���   ��� ���.   -'*.'-.>���-  THE ECONOMIST  Sept. 28 and 29  SINGLE FARE   RETURN  ^JFrom all stations Revelstoke to Fernie,  including all brunches.  World's Fair Rales  :''���.--      .     '.,'.,-,,.      .    j.   ..    _,, ,.  Next Selling Dates. Oct. 3,4, 5.  Students' Rates East  -    On sale until Sept 20.      ...'-'  Low   Settlers'   Fares  . _ , . WESTBOUND  Bold Daily. Sept. 15th to Oct. 16th  lr_i  CLOTHES,   CLEANED    AND  MENDED. ���>  OVER J. H. WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON. B.C.      ��  A     ..A       A       A       A      A       A       A      A-     -*'���       -���-        -���-     A ���   A..  V     V.    V.    V     >p    V     V     V     V    V     V "V   V     %r  NELSON ELECT RIG  TRAMWAY  CO., LTD.  NELSON, B.C.  A   _        .."JJ.K.T. TIMETABLE: '      .  STANLEY STREET���  " _ . A   ���.  7.60       7.40       8 2oa..m.,  ��� cj.'oo "     9.40'   v 10.20 .  '" Every 40 minutes anitfl'i 0.-20 p.m.    ,. '  BOGUSTOWN������ -   ; .....    .   -    * . -.-_���.'.���*  7.20   .-    .00       8.40'   : '9.20 a:. m ��� _-  .      *    ' ib.oo   . 10*40     11.20 x-. 0  Every '40 minutes until 10.40 p: tn.      .���.-.,,  ~*w* ni-i^,   Lots.     Warehouses.     Offices. '   'Apply-A;. V. MASON,  Man. Sec  The Car Barn, Phone 165B.'  �����*  E. K."8TRACHA:Ni:  Plumber arid Gasfitter  Estimates Given  on General Plumbing,  Sewer Connections, Etc.  Baker Street, near Ward Street, Nelson:   "  Geuinne Home-  .'"  I'made-      Bread  l\-i- Cake and Pastry  '   '      '���li     '��������� in.,   , 1  ..      ._  Orders Fitted Promptly���EverytrVirjg Warranted Pure/  ��� ���   j..-, -...and Good."*'   **   ������_���-...���  0nresen^:5iupt|(r SateMight  AT THE AUG0&NZMART '/.. .  .1; ...}���-.���.  Wll..  Fqr fall particulars apply ,to local agents.  J. S. CARTE?, ��� E. J. OQYLK.  Diat.Pasa. Act.,, A. G- P. Ji.  ' ��� ir��lBoa.'    ���    ��� -���' VBUcwmr  '   Furniture, Organ, Bikes, Suits of .ClptWnjr, Pants, Jewelry,' Watches,  Razors and a lot of general merchandise.'^ Siv'';'  SALE TO COMMENCE AT 8 O'CLOCK  J.  GREEN. AUpf/ONEERa  BAKER STREET; NELSON.  k _*  _.�� ��.^ ,r 1-      . -  ������?&���&* --'.'���<'<.  i*i.'.?j?i/?  THE NELSON  ECONOMI&x  'A���^p$llp  .;^*;<iteffM*P5  ��� "AtMs&M  9  ��� !  Talking Machines.  ���   Edison Phonograpbs, Prices, $10, $20, $30, $5.0.  The New Edison Moulded Records, at 50c each, $5  per doz. ' '  Berliner  Gramophones  7 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.   ' -  Pianos  Heintzman Pianos "~  *���_ * I *   -  -  The  New Scale Williams Pianos  AT SPECIAL PRIOES  We buy our Pianos for cash__and customers-get the benefit; as we have no  "sub agents" who must have a "rake ofF."  Do  You  Want  I Yonr friend to remember you  I forever? If yon do, make him  I or her a present of a .   .   .    .  PARKER  LUCKY CURVE  FOUNTAIN  PEN-  Prices $1.50 to $10.   Let va  I pat one aside for yoa.   These*  I are the pens you see advertised'  I in the magazines.  We warrant  I them as -well as the maker.  Cameras  te BEST  PULL STOCK OP  KODAKS,  CAMERAS  t   SUPPLIES  We can ' supply your  wants for Fall House Cleaning in WALL PAPER and  BURLAP. "     ''  FROM $1 TO $75  (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    and  Copeland's. - , -  A#s��^|  ,-\'*.;*ii  a.a|  oi?  &-Book  BS5ffiH*��EH3^E5^ESSEE3^aS*^2E3n��^3i:  imsmaamsBEaa  any's Stores  . f '. -wrt'  ' - 4 .. f  * f_'-r\  '-- 'Am  A'4\  ^ ^       In io-acre blocks, in 20-acre blocks. Improved ranches.  ^ .        J. E. Annable, Nelson, B. C.  ������-��� d ��� m a *m& to_t^����o i^v^mm *��*��� <��� ��� *�������  ;BAKER ST., NELSON  ..   *      .     r ��� AGENT FOR "    "���'  The Julia Marlowe   '-,  I  .   ^,;^     ,    -r-- 'I he Celebrated Keith Shoe  %   ^iiiiiii'iiiiMiifiwiTn*^^ 'i he Douglas Shoe.  \ Custom Work.     Invisible Patching a Specialty. ^  t  A  necdotal  One day in the House of Commons, j  the late Sir John Macdonald playfully  said to a member of the Opposition,  "You had better come over here."  ,l No. Sir John," the member replied,  *' we don't row in the same boat."  " No," retorted Sir John, '�� nor paddle  -with the same skulls, either."  Captain r.Cuttle's famous watch,  ���which wbtilcl keep "correct" time only  by various shakings and shiftings  of the hands during the day, is  matched by a Yorkshireraan's* clock.  He resented the imputation that there  was anything wrong with it. "It goes  reefc eneu for thim that knauhowt'  read it," he said ; "when its hands are  at twelve, it strikes two. and then aw  ���inau its half "past seven." -  "Lord kitchener of the British army  recently made an army order placing  'the   regimental schoolmaster at the  disposal of  officers that they might  h a ve an oppbrtu n i ty to* com plete thei r  elementary  educations ��� a  good    instance of his grim humor.     But it has  often   been   demonstrated'  that  the  schoolmaster   is   needed  among .the  British  oflicers.    Some, queer, quanlt  efforts at  composition have been made  in brigade orders.   A certain major ordained not long ago that: "Reveille  will be at 3.30 a. m.     The brigade will  parade at 4 a. in. The brigade will move  at 4.15 a. m.    The sun  will rise at 5 a.  m."   It was during the guerrilla war of  1901-2, after the building of the blockhouses,  that it  became necessary to  check the habit of ithe. men of sleeping  outside the blockhouses for the sake of  coolness and comfort.     A certain staff  officer thereupon issued the following  "quaintorder:, '"No one is. permitted to  sleep outside the blockhouses except  the sentries.!' ; Thirdly, though the intention of this order is clear, its phraseology is not: "Men on outpost duty  are forbidden to strike matches on the  sky-line.'.'  -  ��*^�����^  SMOKE  THE   CELEBRATED  BRiAR   PIPES.  UJ  Q.  <*  X  <0  Q  <  UJ  UJ  I  H  Ll  O  UJ  O  if)  Nottingham, England.  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson  JOHN We LATCH IE  Navy Gut Mild, Medium and Full  Navy MixtureA^r   A  Navy. Cut Cigarette  Tobacco,  Pedigree Tobacco, Navy Cut  Cigarettes.  Tobaccos and Cigarettes are Second to Kone  WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTING AGENTS FOR WESTERN CANADA.  Turn^ Ltd, viotoria, b, a  MONTREAL, Sole Manufac  turers of the "Pinto Shell Cor  dovan" GIoves and Mitfs  R.H.CARLEY,B.C.Agt.  Dominion and  .Provincial.  A*  liyjLr  Land Surveyor  Op. B. C. Customs House, Nelson  THBRIDGE COAL  $7.50 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders must be. accompanied by cash and should be foiwarded  either personally or by mail to the office of  W. P. TIERNEY, GENERAL AGENT  -">..'. '%x  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  r  w-  wm  I  ���'  fsf -  m  w~zi<n~~w~~~w.  ibuu.hg  if hS^&i  'O'  It has ]jf:;?n our er.dts-vnr to tie-  sign and make lings to the tast-  f.uicy of onr patrur.s, and at verj  ^hort notice. O ir facilities are exceptional, as we have to carry aven  large stock of loose precious gem;  'of best quality, and-at very reasonable prices. . '  atenaude Bros.  Manufacturing Opticians.  Certificate of Improvements.  $��__jg__J��L  Little Johnnie .Mineral Claim, situate In the  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay  District.  Where located: On l:����Vi r Creek, sibout  Om-e miles from Koi.tcrmy Uivvr. Take notice that I, Print Ic Reich er, of the City of  Nelson, acting as ujrent l'or myself, Free Miner's Certificate No. *t'S'2,n23, anil 'A. C. Flum-  merfelt, Free Minor's Certificate No. 1180,1)21,  Intend, sixty days from !iin dute hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certlficntc  ol'Impiovenients for the (impose ofobtain-  Ining a Crown (limit of lhi��;ibove claim.  And further bike notice Unit action, under  Bection S7, must be commenced before the issuance of audi CertJHeuteof Improvements.  Dated this 28th dny of May. A. D 1904.   FHAWK FLBTCHISB.  Certificate of Improvements.  The Vancouver , and Kootonay mineral  claims, situate In the Nelson Mining Division  of West Kootenay District.  Where located: On east side of Kootenay  Lake, about three miles cast of the town of  Sanca.  Take notice that I, ,T. r_. G. Abbott, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B81,48i for myself and  us agent fi.r H. Abbott, Free Miner's Certlllcate No. rfM,483, nnd K. I.. Hcntley. Free Miner's Certlllcate No. 315.1,245, intend, stxly dnys  from the date hereof, to apply lo the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grunt  of the above claims.  And Jurlher take notice that action, under  Bection 37, must be commenced before issuance ofsuch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 20tli day of J tine. 11)04.  J. D. U. Abbott. .  IMPORTERS   OF  SALE   OJET   LANDS  For Unpaid Delinquent  Taxes in the Nelson Assessment  District, Province of British Columbia.  I hereby give notice-that on Wednesday, the twelfth day of October, A. D. 1904, at the  hour of twelve o'clock noon at the Court House, Nelson, I shall sell at public auction the  lands hereinafter set out of the persons in said list hereinafter set out, for the delinquent  taxef unpaid by said persons on the 31st day of December, 1903, and for interest, costs and  expenses, including the cost of advertising said sale, if the total amount' due is not sooner  paid:  Meant  ry Goods, Millinery, Hose, Men's Furnishings  KAME OF PERSON  ASSI25SED  ���fealdwiu.H.E..  ''fr.  -Sleeker, A.C   Columbia & Kootenay Railway Co  "DESCRIPTION OP TBOPERTY  South JTalf of Block 8; being stib-dlvision ot  laot 8:^2, Group 1, and containing 20 acres'  more or lcs3  ,     N 10. quarter of section 8, bolnga sub-division  of Lot812, Group 1, and containing: 1C0acres!  more or less   Lot 862, Group 1,-and containing 2,517 acrts  more or le^s  _._.   Delinquent  Taxes  Costs and  Expenses  Total'  Taxes  Interest  J  2.40  10  S2 OO  . S   4.SO  4 00  .18  2 00  6 18  153.��l  11.91  1                     2 OU  1K2..51  Dated at Nelson, B. C,  September 8th, 1904.  ROBERT A. RENWICK,  Assessor and Collector, Nelson District, West Kootenay^,  NEWS ITEMS.  "Miss Jessie Burdick, lute of Marshall  Field & Co., will arrive in this cily this  Evening, to take charge of tlie millinery  department of Fred.' Irvine Co.*. Limited. Miss Burdick is in touch *\v| th all  the latest things in'ttieart of millinery,  and will see'"tbat the establish ment  ���frith which she is now engaged maintains its position as they foremost millinery boose* in the "Kootenays.  i>dring the next two'wee'ks, Paten-  atide Bro3., the well known jewellers  And opticians, wili examine the eyes of  school girls and boys free of charge,  sind fit glasses at special prices. This  will De a*1 good opportunity for parents  to learn if the eyes of their childreri are  -in-good-condition. ��� Patenaude-Bro3  Hive a positive statement as to the eye  and guarantee satisfaction. This firm  is regarded as leaders in thoir line in  British Columbia.  Nelson Opera House  ,Y NIGHT, SEPT, 12  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that the nndcr-  Kigned has submitted to the Lieutenant Gov-  cri>or-inCoun.cll a proposal under the pro-  vlsionsof the "Rivers and Streams Ael, It.  8."B.'CCap. 108. for the clearing and removing of obstructions from Ibe Lower and Upper Duncan Rivers aud Howser Lake and the  mouth of the Duncan Itivcr at Kootenay  ��l,iilce, being all or the Lower' Duncan Hiver,  Uow.-ier 'Lake, . and a distance of; ten  miles n'p the Upper Duncan-'K ver from  Howser' Lake, for making the ' same  fit: for ��� rafting and driving tlierooil logs,  timber or rafts, and to construct  dams, booms and breakwaters, and to make  such other- or necessary improvements or  constructions that may be necessary for the  driving of iojts therein or thereon, or retaining tliem within the course of the said stream,  and for the purpose of storing and transmitting logs thereon and ttortlng and booming]  the same at the mouth of the Duncan Kiver i  at Kootenay iiiilco, and doing everything for  the purposes aforesaid.  The lands to be affected by tho said works  are all the lands abutting on the S'-Ud Lower  and Upper Duncan Klvors and Howser Jjxlco  for the full distance of the proposed works or  Improvements.  The rule for tolls, Doomage, rafting, driving  of logs, timber and lumber, and for taking  cure of the same until delivery, proposed to  he charged by the undersigned, is to be at tho  rate of seventy-live cents per thousand feet  Irom points on the Upper Duncan ltiver.and  from points Intervening between the said Upper Duncan River and tho mouth of Lardo  "Hiver dn."7*tli'e~IjOwer-Dunettn -to-Koootonay-  Lake, and at the rate of ilfly cents per thousand feet on tho Lower Duncan from the  inouih of thi- .Lardi Ulver to Kootenay Lako,  the charges above enumerated to cover sorting and booming' the wimo. All necessary  boom sticks properly fastened together with  chains to receive the same to be supplied by  the transmitter, and such logs to be received  immediately on tlieir delivery at Kootenuy  Lake properly boomed. Sueh charge, however. 10 be subject to thesame being fixed by  11 Judge of tho County Court of Kootenay,  pursuant to Section 10 ofthe said "iti vers and  Btri-ainx Act."        i  Dated this 9;li day of August. 1904..        .   .  i.i'. AtcGOLDIUCK.  Their taulqdo entertainment consists of If u-  xaorous and Operatic Selections, Coon Songu  tuliabys, etc.  Described by the press as one of the finest  musical entertainments on tour.  ARTISTS:  Corporation of the City of Nelson  ELECTRIC LIGHT RATES  Klcctric light rates for Ihe month of Aug.  ure now duo nnd   payable at  Ihe  Cily  offices. - If raid on   or before the 151.1. Sopt,  discount or 10 percent will beallovrcd.  Kvl��bli,l3e--t. 1,1904.  Ily ordrtr,  D.CMcMORSIS  City Clerk.  Second Annual Exhibition of the  Nelson Agricultural and  Industrial Association  epfember28 ��29  New Buildings  Fine Grounds  -Big-Premium List���  NOVEL OPEN AIR ATTRACTIONS  Write for Prize List.  J. L Annable, See., Nelson,B.C.  E  The eminent Australian Contralto  MB, HERBERT TAYLOR  .The famous Basso,   late of tlie  Carl   Rosa  Opera Company, England.  LITTLE SLED  The child Comcdleiine, singing all the latest  humorous successes ofthe day.  An entertainment of fun and refinement.  A programme to suit the tasteof everybody.  ADMI8S1ON-h31.00. 75c and 50c.  Keserved Seats at McDonald's Kruit Store  i>�� Saturday.  Certificate of Improvements.  Pinjrrce. Mnyllow'T, Blake. If. G. K.,Sum-  it Fractional--and Snow Drift Fractional  Mlnoral -Claims, situate in the Kelson Mining  Division of West Kootenay district.  Where located : On the Divide between  Pandy and 43 Creeks above tho " Florence G,"  Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie, of the  City of Nelson, acting ns njrent for James L.  Stamford. Freo Miner's Certificate No. B80,fi29,   Angus G. Shaw,- Free Minors Certificate  No. 1158,218 and Louis Ernst, Free Miner's Certificate No. li. 80,83-.', Intend sixty days from  the'data hereoi,'toapply to the Mining Recorder, for Certtllenton of Improvements, for  the purpose ol obtaining Crown Grants of the  ab ive eliiims.  And further take notice, tliat action under  Section 3T must be commenced before tbe Issuance of such Certi 3catcs or Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of November, A. D. 1903,  John McLatCbxk. P. 1*. S.  NiCKERSON,  THEJfWIUER.  BAKER ST.  We only ask one trial to mnlce you ottr cus  tnmer. Finis Watch Jewelry, Optical and  Silverware repairing aud everything in the  line. ...Reasonable charges. Work sent us  from outside towns will receive, the same care  us it personally delivered. Difficult repair*  done for other Jewelers.  CASH GROCERY  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  Send Us an Order for Your  Groceries, ta Notice  The promptness of delivery.  The cleanness and freshness of Good*.  The full honest measure.  The quality of wnat you get.  You wlllflnd abundant reason for sending  your future otders.  This Week's Specials Are:  H-lbBoxeaofA 1 Ctearaery Butter at 27c  per pound.  Silver Spoon Tea, 50c per pound.  Rajah Brand Pineapple, 25c per tin.  Clarke's Boneless Chicken, 35c per tiu  Joy's Cash Grocery  Ladies  -to-Wear Tailor  s  Bargains Id Rugs, Art spares, Oilcloths, linoleums, Lace Curtains  *&**/&%>*/*>  IRVINE  CO..   LIMITED.  FURNITURE  The largest and best assortment of fancy Rockers,  Centre Tables, Couches, China Cabinets, Ladies'  Secretarys, Carpets, Etc., to be found in any Furniture Store in the Kootenays.  M��ARTHUR  & GO.  ��  ��m.  furniture dealers  And   undertakers;  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads,.  Statements,  Note Heaas,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  \a^\ll!   1^#|   1   ��  Complete Stock of Statibney  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.    .  VERNON    STREET,   NELSON,  B.  C  Canada Permanent  Mortgage Corporation  Straight Mortgages at 8 per cent,  or Monthly Pay merit*; System  * For  .���^^/q^^^^H^^/^^^^^/^^,^/^^, ^^/^'^^r^'^, 1  \V,c have Savage, Remington, Mnrlin and ..Winchester Elfles; Olabvongh, Rem*  injrton, and BrowiiuiK Automatic Bhot Oung,12 and 15 Re. Winchester, U. M. C-  n'ld lingllsh Aminuniticn. Decoys,Waders, Duck Calls, Hunting Coats, Vests, Bells>  Etc.  $       Everything for the Sportsman  K Wc carry the most complete stock outside oi  the Coast.    Hand loaded shot    &  Q   shells a. speciulty. f  | Nelson Hardware Co/XCEl   |  $1 per day and up.  No Chinese Employed  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON   STREETS,   -  TWO BLOCKS FROM WHARF,  e,c  ��*������������*����������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������*���**������������������  W.G. -oillett  Builder   and   Contractor  Estimates given on stone, brick  aud woodwork.  Brick and Lime for Sale  Frank Fletcher  PROVIN ���V__ LAND sritVEYOR  BO YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  ATENTS  (Formerly Clarke House)      - ' .  ���]:.  -The best 81 per day house in Nelson.      None but white ��help employed    -The  bar the best.  ���4S  ���  THONE19  Landt and Mineral Claims Surveyed  and Crown Granted  ' P. O. Box 563      Office: Kootenay St. Nolson  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c-  Anyona sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain oar opinion free whether an  Invention Is probcbly patentable. Commnnlov-  tlons strictly cooBdentlal. Handbook on Patents  tent free Oldest aenncy for aecarinarpatents.  Patents taken throueb Bluna & Co. receive  tftcial notice, without charge. In the  Scientific Hittcficatt  A oandsomelr lltnstrsted weekly.   Tjurest circulation of any BeientlBc journal.   Terms. $3 a ���  rear; tour months. {L Sold 1)7all newsdealers.   a361Broadm&]  "Brai'cti OfbeaTsS F BU WM&l����t<��, ftp."'  i-'-P  ROPRIETOR  �� ������������������������������������������������ ^^^���������������������^���������^^������^���������'���������^^���^ ��� *���$  SuTDScriToe foi?  Strictly in Advance  VC7-

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