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 ���l.f/t  '/_  ^MtMrW^^^r-VVVVW^^  _. WM,  K. HEAttST:    "1 havu Ktfeli the  lno/st beautiful lalten In Italy ahd Sv-ltztr-  '�� land, and ull tbone lovely spots,but I Iiave  > never seen anything lln��r tlmn the Kootc-  > nny lake and thc Arrow hikes.   We had a  > delightful time there.   Tills was my llrst  > trip through there."  VOLUME  IX.  PROP. MILLS has never i��etj anything ���;  finer lliua the fruit of Neuou district.   "_e ^  added:   "1 didn't nee the cherries 'or rasp- ^  berries or gooseberries, bat If tliejr com- 4?  pare with the apple., pears and plumsf t  you huveheru uTrult country unsui-ptiased C  by anythlug lu the Doiuluion."    .     '       - <  NELSON, B. 0., SATUBDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1905.  NUMBER IS  PIGMIES  WILL GO BxlCK  They Have  Enjoyed Life in  London.  A late London, England, despatch  thus describes the visit of the African  Pigmies'to the world's metropolis:  i-"-We must jgo back," said .Bokani,  chief of the Pigmies now being exhibited lit the Hippodrome through  Mr. Hoffman, the interpreter.""' "Yes,  we must go back to find our- people.  For five months or ten years. But we.  will come back. I like London." '  .^ "We can always1 walk back to'Lon-  don," said quite simply Gpospi. ithe;  twenty-five-year-old belle. Others of  the little men and women seemed in-  different.-' ��� Like most natives ofa low  type,they, are yet bewildered by the  constant Aeon tact,-with civilization'.  ���They live for the moment and the only  facts of-,life are tbe eating and drinking  and*'sleeping. . The rest is "uot understood.  l In a few days the six,pigmies will te  .tj-iken to Belgium to' be se n byKing  Leopold, "and then the question of thc  "duration of their stuy'in Europe will  be settled. Col. Hai rison's contract  with the Hippodrome management  has expired and it is only a question i f  t me before he must' return his' dusky  c'mfges to the heart of Africa.  Col. Harrison, before he was gran ted  permission to bring the Pigmies away  from the Ituri forest, Cmtral Africa,  i     .        i  entered   into  an   agreement  to   take  - them back to their own country.'     Al-  -_ though  the  time limit has  not  been  fixed'the govern men I  of   the Congo  , Free State has a vojee in tho mailer  "and if these 'new conditions of life are  found to be at all  injuiious lo the.--c  little folks it is understood   that they  mu��t,nt once leave not only Oieat Bii-  ta**n* but Europe jis well.  A's far as their  health is concerned  the Pigmies appear  to have benefitted  greatly by their stay in London.   Lite  " in an apartment house between Totten-  ' ham   Court-road   and   Cower    street  . agrees "with  ..them    thoroughly   and.  . Riapi,    the" little , thirty-two-year, old  woman, wbq.appeared wretchedly del-  ic'ite when she arrived here, is nbw.^he  sleekest and merriest little personality  in tlie band.  The other, five call her "Mrs. W>it��"|  ^and^laughlat^and.tease^heroalKiut^Uehj  '������"[ gl uttony so  as  to ma ko l/e r at ti mes  very angry. ,   But the anger of any of  them since   they came  to London  is  short lived, and Riapi's habit of eating  ,    more than her fair share of tbe^hoiiey  provided is not going to be cured by  Pigmy jesting. :��� Sixteen large pots of  honey disappear every  week  in   the  '���_   Bloomsbury household of tiie Pigmies,  and  it is  washed down  by seven   or  eight bottles of lime juice diluted.    The  ���'������   Pigmy doos not know alcohol, it is not  tain pet-ate however, where lime juieeis  the fluid at stake.  ? The Pigmy seldom seem* astonished  for long.     He seems to think that he  ,��' ought to do anytliiiig  lhat tlie white  man docs:   The electric light certainly  did 'puzzle the little fellows and they  ..wanted to see: how it wns made.,   Now  every oqe.of   the six little Africans  gets a good  deal of amusement when-  eVer they can   by switching   of   tiie  night..- :-   7 a y  "i /'- \A -.  Matches caused wonder also, hut this  week Bokani astonished the "n.-itives"  /    by flighting a match  aiid  smoking'a  V. ..cigarette.    The.1, grainaphone is'still .�����  deep source of wonder'; tiie Pighiiv's  hoard their own voices   reproduced by  it..^ .   '     ���     ��� ,    :. .      ' .",  The beauty of the English girls;'has  been too much fur one of the Pigmies  brought over by Mr. Harrison.     This  particular Pigmy has  fallen violently  in   love  with a pretty fair-haired ;i_irl  who ris employed as a type-writei- by  the Gramophone Company.  In the presence of his  friends from  Central Africa the   youngest of'��� the  ���.���;>������    #..���*  ,':'.������:-������   ���   ������:;;���'.   '   :.o',:  Pigmy band boldly declared his love  and to avoid any mistake as to the  identity of the c_< sen one, he pointed  out the object of his affections with a  a deadly looking spear.  "Would you like to take her away  and marry her?" asked the interpreter.  "Yes, that one, that one," he rap-  turously replied. Then for sheer joy  he danced, keeping time^to a banjo  solo that was issuing froj|fl|i monster  gramophone. j,      ��^  Armed to the4 teeth with bows and  arrows and spears, dressed'vin.* their  most gorgeous clothes, and decorated  with beads, bracelets, earrings, nose  rings, 'anklets; etcii the diiiiinutivie  warriors crossed London from the Hippodrome to. the offices of the. .Gramo-  phone Company in a four-wheeled cab..  At each'window stood an armed man  ready to guard against a surprise attack. The two women of the party  sat silent, only-speaking when spoken  to, and carrying the drums and other  impediments of their lords.  The object of the'visit when the war-  rior from the heart'of Africa .lost his  heart to the fair-haired'-English girl  was to procure suitable records of the  voices of the Pigmies'. , Once inside the  record taking chamber at the gramophone ol.lces.,the eyes of the .Pigmies  opened in absuluti-Justonisliment. They  could hrar a man whistling in the corner, but could not see liim. They were  told tiiere was no man, but they were  incredu'ou-. A council of war was  held, and then, under the direction of  the Chief Bokane, the warriors spread  themselves across the room, and  crouching forward, each with his spear  iu his right hand slowly advanced.  Every inch of the chamber was' carefully, explored, and. by means of. a  sweeping movement the whistling  gr.nnophone was encircled au'd examined. It was then taken tp pieces to  satisfy them ; but they^remained incredulous ami mystified.  Laughing songs delighted them, and  they rolled upon the floor in glee as  tlie laughter from the gramophone rose  louder and louder aud higher and  higher.      ''  Afterwards Bokane and Matuka  stepped forward,"arid standing in front  of the funnel projecting from tlie crab  screeii.tiiey tang; their folk songs to  tlie accompaniment 'of drum and slick  MURPHY HEARS  THE BAND  "The   King   May   Well    Be  *   Proud av Thim G-yards."  'a'iguage with the interpreter for the  For the.third the chief  "Did ye hear the G-yards?" siid  Murphy to his friend, Mr. Dennis  McPhee.  "I did not," was the emphatic reply.  "I heard thini acrost the grounds at  the Fair, and I don't &.-.11 that a  hearin'."-  "The band nivir get9 a fair show at  the Exhibition," continued Murphy,  quite heedless of the atrocious nun he  was perpetrating, "but I tell ye, Din-  nis, that ye missed the;best music that  ivir ca��iie over the say when ye didn't  go and pay yer ,<juar-rter last week and  have'vfan av thim iiligant sates provided by Massey Hall fer the des.irvin'  poor that wants good music. It was  the toiine av me ioifey.even if they  didn't give ns The Harp That Wance.  We've had the Coldstreams, an' I'in  not savin' but what thim lads could  play. Then there was the Black  Watch, an"' I'll admit that Annie  Laurie is a pretty chuhe. But fer music that just tuk thesowlav me, there's  nothin'like the way those blioys av  Hassel's played to us lasht Saturday  noiglit. There's a power av melody in  the wakest av thim, while that bhoy  wid the cornet had Gabriel's trump  complately bate.','   '  "An' how can ye tell thnt?" asked  the critical McPhee.    <  "How can I tell ? An' me from  Kerry an' denied an imagination. I'm  ashamed fer ye, Dinnis, tliat ha-j no  bowI fer thrue ar-rt. But to reshume.  The flr-rst that ivir they played was a  fan-daisy of Oirlsh airs." - .  "It's a quare name fer the chune."  "I'm thinkin'yer not familiar with  musical ter-rms, Dmnis. It's long  since I've heard the Athlone Lilt, an'  it was good hearin', but St. Patrick's  Day rung out clearer than annythin'  else. To think of it bein' played by-  Irish blioys in red costooms an' thim  belongin' to the King himself." .  "The King's been givin'a few words  to Nor-way and   Sweden," .'added Mc  " 'Twould misbecome me fer to be  sayiu', an' it waa a long time ago. But  M I've a niyspict fer  tlie Highlanders,  though I've nivir felt that I   could  adopt the costoom.   My own people  were the Inuiskilleu lads."  "I always thought yer family had foi  lowed paceful pursbots."  "Dinnis, I'd have ye know that I'm  U  not easy oftindedj but none of me blood  would pass a remark of that nature  widouta protest."  "Pace is. phwut we've all beeu  wantin'. - Isn't that what the papers  is praisin' Rosyfelt fer?"  "It may be. Paceful men has their  uses, aud Rosy felt has Dutch blood in  his veins, which is industhyrous if not  excitiu'. But it was the Irish in him  that set him at the head of the Bough  Riders." 7y''      -    -  "Maybe. But .Tfthat happened1 wid  the baud?" "> .  *   ,  "As ye know," iMnnis, I have  no  opinion av the Iiooshians, an' it's our  jooty _ to" kape thim Cossacks out av  Injy.'" But those G-yards played a piece  about 1812, an' the Frenchies pnttin'  out av Moscow wid the church bells  riugln'    an'    the    Itussian    cavalry  ,trampin' an' the Czar's   own ' hymn  bein' played till I felt'mesilf lifted'clear  out av the sate I'd paid for.   I'll never  tell ye the haythen  name av the man  that wrote the music,* but it's a wonder  tbat the Iiooshians didn't put up a  better foight whin they've got bucb  chunes to fall back on.     Rosy wenski  could nivir have heard thatovertcW or  f.   ' ���        i  he'd a died in a dacent scrap iustid av  beiu' found in the hold.   Ah ! it was a  thruly great eveniu', Dinnis, wid the  crame av Toronto among those tirisint,  but there wasn't auny wan thatinjiyed  it more than misilf, fer I hav'easowl  fer melody an' romance,  bein', as ye  m��y say, a bor-rn connysoor. But Iwuz  *       *.' i -.      *   " ���  ashamed av the greediness av tlie way  tbeyei coiyed. Toronto nivir fails to get  the worth of its quar-rter.   It's Scotch  iu that."  "Ye know what its inirnies  call it."  "That's nayther here nor there. But  it was a foiue ivint, an' the King may  be   weH   proud  av   thim G-yards.''���  "Erin," in Toronto Saturday Night.  Harry Kelley, for five   years a resi-  Phee, who rejoiced  in >adriig:->f/thB;'d.el1^ Where  European situation.  i he is manager of a neneral store.  itiusie. - -Matuka nexttalked in .Pigmy      ''He's a pace-maker, all   right,'-' said  S. S. Taylor, K. C, has left for Gt-  Murphy," an' I'd  blacken   the eye av .;  thim New York  Dimmycrats  if they  tawa on legal matters.      He: will visit  second record.  B^ine,  Matuka and. jhe: intei.preter saiil1 diireren t.'   There  was a pieter av New Brunswick when he concludes his  d.scussed various topics.       ' ' him  above the.banil,' an'  wan  av the cases before The Supreme C��urt.  It is inteudeato present the^^ gramo- JQuaneon the other side av tlie stage. | T     '  phone records to  the British ..museum she's the swate-lookin'  lady,  Dinnis,!    C. W. Webster; of the Kaslo JCooteu-  au'  it's me that knows a  handsome  aian, was married in that city on Wed-  wornan  when   I   see her.   There was  nesday evening to Miss Redell.   They  Kittv Ronan, now ���" will  spend  their  honeymoon   at  the  7   .I've   heard   av   her,"  interrupted  coast.  McPhee, complacently.Z "Go on about  '.he .band.."  "Well,  there was that cornet bhoy,  l'or the preservation of tiie language of.  the Pigmy races of Africa. As a reward for What they bad done bracelets  in uie of silver keyrings w ere presented  to the'black.visitors and tliey departed  in the highest spirits.  Rev. Dr. Wright, for some time  pistor tif St. Paul's Pre.-.byter':au-  Ciiurch, Nelson, has aci'.-ptcd a call to  Barnet and Port Moody. - .  W. A. Macdonaldffe'yj.; AviliatU-ii I  the sittings ��f'..the Supreme Court at  Ottawa. He hopes to be able to spare  time for a -holiday in Maiiitoba before  reluruiiij;.     ., _  Harry Wright, M. L. A., has left for  the coast. While there he will inter-  a serg��.-ant he was, that blew the most view the Oiovernment with regard to  hivinly hymns ye ivir heard. Then several matters affecting his con-  there was a Donald  MacGiegor came J stituoncy.  out in a  plain   black  shute fer to singj    'the Minstrel Bhoy." -   ' j    Dan J. O'Donahue, of the Dominion  "Donald MacGregor ! I'm thinkin'. department of labor, is registered at the  he'd be from Tipperary,"said McPhee, Hume. ' Dan represented Ottawa for  cautiously. several years ih the  Provincial Legis-  "Yer sarcasm is uhtoimely, Dinnis. \ luture. , He was a printer by trade and  There's more than wan county in has always been exceedingly popular  Oireland, an' there's many a 'Mae' has   with members of thc craft.  J. E. Annable has gone dow to New  d.>ubt continue i*i! the enjoyrtife  the large practice built tip by theftrtn,  Mr. Elliot will take up his*residence in  Vancouver.  The firm of Elliot & Lennie, barris- Ci>me from the aranest an' grandest is-  ters, has dissolved, Mr. Klliot reti.ir.g.    land in the w -mild.    Ye're that name  ,v    r-    -���'������' >.t o.i i   .������' i    versflf but I've nivir throwed'It uu  W'ostminster to give themanugement  Mr. Lenuie is one of the most talented   J*"���1-1*! "ul -ivwmwi   n"�������   ��* "^  ���'      ������"-���,���       '.", Vu:'\:-i *       to via    The w>thrv  av Tom  Moore is  of   the   Dominion   Exhibition   some  of the younger members of the profes--."> _e.    _ne |x>uirjr  uv   ��um l9 .  .    t, ... ,   <_ i    ���-".'.       ���'���,���    ������.'.   * truo m.thi-v  Dinnii   and that Donald   idea of how to run a successful  fair,  sion in British  Columbia, and will.no j iruepoiui>, l^iiinis, miu iu��uiinaiu,  fehtof;bhoysurigit in a sthoile that won me   Incidentally Mr. Annable has made a  heart." j large number of entries of fruit.    He  "Didn't he sing annything but Tom  will return Sunday evening.  Miiore:?";- ���-���'-      -" o' Aa.  -���  ; ���    . ' ' ������ -    ;,, '    ���  "There was a bit av an encory about Mary Alice Thompson, daughter of  , P. Lamont, of the Canada Drug & a Hjghlai.d'iuaii's Toast, an' I ap-' the late Sir John Thompson, was mar-  Book Co., Ltd., returned last week to plauded wid the rest, fer the lads in ' ried at Toronto last Thursday to Ed-  Nelson, after spending several very j the skir-rts is as good lighters as is mund Carlyon Wrag��e, of Nelson, son  pleasant days in Winnipeg. While'made I once had a.sloightmisuiider- of Edmund Wragge, Toronto. Mr.  there he heard the Irish Guards Band standii. wid a chap by the name av and Mrs. Wrragge are spending their  and expresses hiuWIf d-lighted with ' Alec Macpherson, an' it was as pnrty a honeymoon in the east. Among the  Uiemu*icA:0r'coiirw.;h bride's gifts are  turquoise and  pearl  enjoyed the singing of "The Highland-}    "Were ye the betther man?" said   necklkces from Lord and Lady Aber-  man's Toast." by Donald, MacGregor.   McPhee dryly. deen.  CAPTAIN BILL"  v THEORY  J.'.,.'       o...   ���  ,     '  ������  ,       j      . .        .      , .  Canadian Voyag-eiirs Recognized Capt. Bill Robinson.  It was within two months of twenty-  one years ago, but Captain William  Robinson, "Captain Bill," as we ofthe  olden ;time in Winnipeg knew him,  will forgive the yarn. -   .  It is not a yarn, merely an incident  of the Gordon Relief Expedition up  the Nile in 1884-85, hardly worth recalling, if it were not to show how an unobtrusive Winnipegger became a man.  of note for a brief quarter of an hour  along the historic banks of the river  that from the days of Moses, Anthony  and Cleopatra has proyided more stories  than auy other water-course in the  world.  -  It was in the latter end of October or  the early part of November���it was a  calendarless time for us voyageurs of  the Gordon Relief Expeditiou, and one  cannot be sure within a week or two���  and the advance boats of the expedition were fighting their way wearily  through the worst rapids of the turbulent Nile above Wady Haifa, then the  border city of Egypt ou the river before  entering the weary waste of deserts of  the Soudan.  It was trying, heart-breaking work  on the river from daylight until dark,  and the first symptoms of homesickness was taking possession of those of  us who had hitherto known only the  exigencies of life in a sheltered home  in far-off Canada.  The postal service of the expedition  had not yet been regulated, and the  vagrant Canadian voyageurs, ' continually passing .ipand down the river,  ordered to different i ataracts arid stationed at rapids that on account of the  rapidly rising river arose in a night,  were practically cut off from communication with tlieir friends in Canada.  One eveninsr iust before the quick  sundown of the Souflan���there is no  gloaming or twilight in the mystical  Orient���the boats of the expedition  weie drawn up at intervals that the  rapid strewn river would permit. There  was the intense quiet of the coming  Egyptian night undisturbed by the  exhau-ted men of the expedition, of  toil and the only sound was that of  the storied river that a few days before hail  swept by the walls of Khar-  Adopts a New Code of Journalistic Ethics.  t'otim, where the Great ._ Christian  Knight of the 19th century was battling, a prisoner, against the myriad  hordes of Arab Africa. The silence  was suddenly broken by the sound of  n steamboat's whistle and soon we  could hear above the subdued roar of  the river the beating of the screw of a  small steam launch.  A number of Canadians had collected  from the various boats���with the clan-  nishness of our kind���and we stood and  watched with curious ami professional  interest the masterly manner in which  Blanchard in his excitement. 'Hy rpTTTn-* VfTfT Q/"*��"\T  heavens, colone'l ! It's Captain Hill X ������U L> ^^^-^  Robinson of Winnipeg !".  "It cannot be; it cannot be,"suid  the usual self-possessed colonel, In a  voice trembling with excitement, for  Colonel Kennedy's heart was never  very far away from the Red river.  "My field glass. I thank you. Yes,  yes.   It is."  ���  "Give him a cheer, boys," said Billy  Galliher, now W. A. Galliher, M. P.,  of Nelson, B. C. A .  We did. From camp to camp and  boat to boat the cheer was taken up by  soldiers joining ih with the Britishers  love ofa rousing cheer, until men, miles  up the river took up the cheer and the  garrison at forty miles away stood to  their arms expecting the arrival of  either Lord Wolseley or General Bulled ���  :������  ���  "Say, Canadian," asked a Cockney  soldier as the cheering died away,  "Who was that big bug that just passed  up?"  "Who!" exclaimed the Canadian.  ���'You don't know who that is? Why,  that's Captain Bill Robinson of Winnipeg, Manitoba. He can steer a stern-  wheeler up the side of a mountain in  the dew."���Charles Lewis Shaw in  Winnipeg Tribune.  TRIBUNE  The death occurred at Victoria last  Tuesdo- of Mr. William Alfred Elliott  at the ripe old age of 78 years. The  late Mr. Elliott left England, of which  country he was a native, in September  1858, iu the capacity of second engineer  of the Hudson Bay Company's steamer  Labouchere. It will be remembered,  by old-timers that the Labouchere was  lost on her first voyage from San  Francisco to Victoria in 18C6.  Joseph Martin has uot lost his power  of attracting attention to'hlmself." His  recent speech at,Win'nipeg, in which  he advocated the formation of a third  party, has started the old politicians  thinking, and every paper iu Canada  is discussing thc project seriously. Tlie  result is that Joseph Martin is the most  talked of man iu Canada today. This  idea of a third paityis not a new one  with Mr. Martin. His friends have  known for some time that he had  broken away from the Liberal parly,  notwithstanding the fact that during  the visit of Sir Wilfrid Laurier to Vancouver two years ago, Joseph walked  arm in arm with his old leader around  Stanley Park. The question the  leaders of .the oldi parties are asking.  themselves now is, will this new party  proposal take root ? If it does, wl at  then?  The Provincial Government will be  represented at this year's exhibition of  Colonial frutt' under the auspices of  the Royal Horticultural Society of  Londju, Eng./ The Government lias  decided to go a step farther and send n  large commercial shipment of fruits',  not only to be used for exhibition purposes, but to be  distributed to various  points and sold. The consignment  tlie approaching boat took advantage will be one carload in extent, or be-  of every eddy and back-water of the.tween ten and tsvelve tons in weiuht.  swiftly flowing river. It will  be carried  by tho C. P. R. freo  "The man that's at that wheel," as far as Montreal, either by fast freight  said Jim McBurney, a veteran Minnc- ! or express, and shipped in cold storage  sota man, eyeing the workmanlike from there to England. It has also  manner    tne    launch    was   handled,   been decided to send Mr. R. M. Palmer,  "kuows his business."  He did. Years at the helm of many  a steamboat on the Red River of the  north had taught that steersman much.  Secretery of the Bureau of Provincial  information, as Commissioner in  charge. He will look after the disposition of the fruit upon its arrival anil  "I wonder who it ean be?" said Col. supervise all the details in conrit-.cllim  Kennedy, strolling up to the group of j with its exhibition, distribution and  Manitoba voyageurs,�� nearly all of ' sale. He will also, while in England,  whom he had  known iu civil  life on ! carefully invo-tii��ate the conditions of  tlie fruit u.... ..ot in Great Britain and  make a report to,the Government with  regard to regular shipments belug  made. Ke will leave about the 1st of  October  and   be   absent    about two  the border of the Red River.  "Some big gun, I would think, sir,"  said Larry Clark, now the clerk of the  Higli Court a. Calgary.  "Big gun br not," said Jack Doyle,  the best steersman that ever put hand'months. It ia understood that these  to tiller on the Nile, "The man that's arrangements, which are regarded as  pushing that wheel know* fast water preliminary to an important trade out-  when he sees it." j let for British  Columbia fruits were  "I should say he does.   I should say  completed buriug Sir Thomas Shaugh-  be    does,v   half   screamed    Charlie  nessy's recent visit~to Vicroria.  To say that the few remaining readers of the Tribune were shocked last  Thursday evening when they took up  that paper is putting it very mildly,  indeed. The vilest expression of the  streets was fully suggested iu an item  that appeared ou the editorial page. . It  is perhaps the first time tbat any paper in Canada has so far disgraced itself as did the Tribune on Thursdays-  evening, and certainly the matter  should be b o lght to the attention of  the authorities. It is difficult enough"  to preserve the purity of the  family circle, without the task  being made so much more so by having thrust before the youth of the city  a paper that is even more, depraved in  its tone than the prohibited Police  Gazette.  The editorial in the Tribune last  evening, in which au attempt is made  to hold the Daily News responsible for  a dispatch sent to an outside newspaper  by one of its staff, will create no end of  amusement among newspaper workers  everywhere. If the "editor" of the  Tribune had any experience in the  newspaper business he would know  that the manager of a newspaper ha-*  no control over his staff only so far as  .relates to work on his'own paper. It  may be that the dispatch was sent out ���  by one of the Daily News employees,  but that is uo concern of the editor of  that paper. The "pathetic" attempt of  the Tribune "editor" to connect the  News with the dispatch" referred to  once more illustrates the ridiculous'  positional! amateur places himself in  when he assumes the duties of editing  a newspaper. The Tribune editor's defense of John Houston does not de  ceive anyone, and will not accomplish  tlie object ior which it was which it  was written. Nor will anyone be deceived by the cheap boast of the amateur editor. Under John Houston's  management the Tribune struck hard,  out the wounds were soon healed and  forgotten.; controlled as it is now, it _�����  lacking in every quality that goes to  make up a respectable newspaper.  Once it could claim a growing advertising patronage uud a"fair street_sale~  Now the advertisements are padded,  aud its circulation is confined to the  gutters. If there is any doubt as to  the hitler statement.it can be easily  settled hy .. walk along Vernon street  from Hall street to the Postoffice,  where hundreds of Tribunes have been  thrown into the mudholes. If the  time ever comes when the friends of  John Houston need someone fo defend  their old time leader, they will exercise  discretion in making their selection.  Tliey will not select a man who would  slobber over him iu public print and  knock him in private. They will not  be deceived by the humility of men of  the Uriah Keep Stamp. John Houston had his faults, but they will be forgiven. Not so, however with the trespasses of the man who now seeks to  make capital by damming his indulgent master with faint praise.  A harvest thanksgiving service will  be held in St. Saviour's Church some  evening next week.  A yonng woman of Kaslo has written The Economist iu praise of the  decorations in the exhibition building  for the Fair. She says it was not the-  least attractive feature of the great  event. The decoratiou work was under the supervision of John A. Irving,,  who gave it his attention for two days,,  and it is gratifying to note that it was-  admired so much by every visilor tothe building. ���If j^^u^-O^C-  *r*tr__  m  WA'  mi-  I  t  f  _  *;i i  #!  111  5II..S-  '11  ,*. a  'il  ill  III:-  |y.!-J-'  ill  :'* '  .����?  -,i. A.ll.>.v*w"*V��*���*������iiiC._vfvrH.-5*.J���  f* r>^J-��. iS��wv��a��-*t^  1ST  ffiffiS  Published every Saturday afternoon at  Vbbnok Street . N_Uio_, B. C.  $1 Pei leaf Slridlj in Advance  .SDl'IlJli;  _, i ,-H       ' v '*��� -V    �����> ���*-'(' o n tj # *.&tfr *. Ka  I  '...'jilU.l-.W.A"    "-WWMW�� --,>.-�������'fM��.  ;'��.;  ; wr'T^wVo-t p����.  ir-iC*,".'  tfnU.-p ii* ijcfi'by prlveti tii lit- m days nfl'-r  duio 1 luteml l.h upply to ilie CliiPf Ouiiiriifc-  .Hiiiiier fit' I itntlN smd Works, for iiermiBsioif  to jjurvhnsr j.ll<! followliiK (lt-scribt-it liinUAih  WVst, ICoritiMiby Di.tricl:���Comititmuliii; at u  post    ii.lii-ut   onta    in lie   soutii  nf  (Ju.-tletfnr  west 4U cliaiiis, thenee nortli 8U elmliis, lliciK-e  <.��si KO HuUms niriri- or less lo Hit- railway,  theiK-L'tbllu'.niii. i-lglitiit w-uy of suit! railway  to Hit! pointof coiiiniciicunionl.  K. \V*   PllAKUEU.  DiUud-ith May. 1905.  Advertising rates made known on implication.  All chungeH ln ndve'.-tlse.^innts to insure  insertion should reach this office not later  Una*. Thursday, 12 o'clock  NOTICK.  Notice is hf-Toby clvc-n thnt. HO dnys nffr  dine I intend lo apply to th�� Cliief Comiiils-  "Umipi- of Lands  nml  WoHsk  for  permission  ���"*��� ' *  '��� 'o pni-elmse tint followinj; clesi-l Hied luiidslu  When change of address Is required, it  l.�� \ West  ICootirnny dlslrlel :���Coiiiineneinii nl ��  ������      -���-������ .,.-1   llm ' ���-���' ���* "  --'  When change of address Is required, It  is   West  Kootenuy uim.i-u-i .���v -...,. ...  deslrible that both tbe old address and the   poHUibool one luile sc.iit.lnif OistleKar iimj-ked  l<. lrli'ti-hor �� north east corner, tlience west.  n��w be ttlvcn 4d chains, tlience soutii ��U clmins. thence cast  A.dilres�� alt communications.  A.anre.sa ��n ����,.,..��  ' Publisher  of Tiik Nelson wconosiist. Nelson. B. C."  I'". Fletchers  mmii  n^iaUi���^,, ���      4(1 chains, thenee soutii SU cliiiins. thence cast  -In elniius more or 1< us to tlie nil I way, t bunco,  following riirht or wny of said railway to the  point of commencement.  FRANK FLETCIIEH.  Dated 24tli May, 1005.  A. good safe investment is to buy & few 'ebafea ia t_��  arconi Wireless Telegraph Co.,  of Canada, Limited  PORTLftHD AND RETURN  Choice of Routes  AM Rail via Sumas or S. S. Princess Victoria> Vancouver to  Seattle via Victoria  Goocwear Welt-   Very Best  Value.  . Capital Stock 55,000,000. Fully Paid and Non-Assessable.  Par Value shares, $5 each. No Bonds or Preferred Stock.  Can Buy from One Share up.  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  John Burns, the English labor  leader who is now in British Columbia, expresses tbe belief thai  Chamberlain is "busted." This  maybe true, and it may be a pity  for the people of Grc-it Britain that  it is true..  Mr. Sifton's own paper, the Manitoba Free Press, is endeavoring tn  establish an honest reputation for  the late Minister of the Interior. No  other paper in Canada would attempt to rehabilitate Clifford Sifton  in public esteem.  SewinsMachlncs andPianos  For Rent and for Sale  0 (j f..riGsit.J Shop, JospMiH-Jt, Seta  Vancouver, Victoria, Ssattle  23.75  30 Oay Limit  Corresponding   rates  from   all   Kootenay  points.  Through Sleeper Arrowhead to Vancouver.  WedncBdny, Friday, Sunday.  You: opportunity for a good bargain is right now, and if a if a practical s. oemaker don't know when he is giving his customers their  money s worth then who does.  PROCTER.  WARD ST.  NELSON. B. C.  Nat Goodwin, the actor, is an original advertiser.- His latest effort  in this direction is the announcement that he created a scene in a  theatre by abusing a man who was  in the company of a female friend of  the actor. The sucker papers appear to be biting fairly well.  X)r. George Johnson, the "Domiii-  -lotl    statistican,   has    been   given  (several months' leave of absence, at  ibe expiration of.which he will ac-  fcept superannuation.    Dr. John on  is held in  high esteem  throughout  Canada, and has well earned the.re-  - ward of a rest from the cares "of of-  . fice.  The Cranbrook Prospector expresses the opinion that it is beyond  the ken of mortal man to correctly  size up the probable result of the  labors of tbe tariff commission, and  well nigh impossible to extract the  smallest degree of intelligence or in��  Smith. Mr. Smith was elected as  a representative of the labor element, and as such could have ac-  complished a great deal for labor.  But he side-stepped when he reached  Ottawa, and became a meek and  lowiy supporter of Sir Wilfrid  Laurier. ' It is fitting that labor  should be reprssented in parliament,  but not by men of the Smith stamp.  For full pixrticulnrs, first class or tourist  sleeper reservations, apply to locul ugeuls or  write  J. S. CARTER,  JjlBt.l'asK. Agt,,  N b lnoii..  E.J. COYLE,  A. G. P. A.  .VmiuoiiVBr  The fanatical   Doukhobors  confined-in. .Regina Jail are cultivating  expensive tastes,   ... They retuse to,  eat anything but peaches and  California  plums.      At first they were  not indulged, but they'.sulked and  refused other foods offered till they,  became  so weak   that the medical  adviser at the jail recommended any  nourishment'"- they . would   accept-.  "Sifton's-..pets'' may economize  in  lhe  matter  of clothing,   but   t-hey  seem to be extravagant in  other respects.  I'OHN-McLATCHIE  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor  Cor.. Stanley  and Victoria, Nelson  P. S. Clements  DOMINION AND FROVI-XIAI,  LAND SURVEYOR.  Room 16        K-W-C Block  Latest Styles  and Best Makes  of Men's Shoes:  ERCIJSOiM &CO.  Nelson, B.C.  I The largest exclusively  Wholesale  Liquor  House in   the interior  ug  Baker Street Nelson, B.C. *  * BARTLETT  HOUSE" |  *      - __ ,     .,.i....l.,Umiy_A A  n Pints and Quarts  v Dawjon'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.  ---���������-��--���-       -^     -�������-"���        '.~ ._ _.-_. ^.       _-.��->____fc_��fc_fc.        ,.A^_W__^dl  (Formerly Clarke Houne)  The^t*! perday hounetn Neinon.      None but while help employed  bar the hem.  The  - It will requite judgment aud care  to extricate the city from the confusion into which affairs have I een  permitted to drift. .There has been  a rtckless expenditure of civic  funds, all ot which will have to be  settled sooner or "later,-and worse  ��� formation from the movements of! than, all, the end of it all does not  -the^gymuastic.co.mmi^JQn^^^     | appear to be in sight.  -   It seems to  Frank Fletcher  ��� PROVIK���VL, LAKD SURVEYOR  ��� -    iiundsand Mineral Claims Surveyed  -:     and Crown Grunted'       '...        ,;  P.O.Box 658       Office: Kootenay St. KelHon  West Koqtehav ButcherCo  W'holt'Hflleand Retail .  Dealers in  I G. WZ BARTLETT, -P^����^; |  ++++49444+44444++4444+4+494++++'+++44+++++++4+44+++++  $1 per  day and up  No Chinese Employed  AUGUST THOMAS/PROPRiETOR.  KELSON, B.C  Vents & Rwnings Made and Repaired;  CLEANED    AND  MENDED  I  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON    STREETS,  TWO BLOCKS FROM WHARF,  OVER J.H. WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON, B.C. 7/ ^  -   .-:.: 1. _ -\  ..-.;   a..    ..^______^^_A.^.��^_,����_,��,._y_,j^_.j,���,;_$���,J^-.J���.J���$���4���4 ���<��-�����  Recent developments inspire the  the hope with Rossland people  that another era of prosperity is at  band for that camp. There were  many reasons for the depression in  Rossland during the past fivs years,  but the principal one was tb-a conspiracy among the stock jobbers to  enrich themselves at the expanse of  the camp.  "The best thing that can happen  for journalism will be the growth of  art unwritten law that no man is fit  for its higher branches unless lie has  been   called  to the  b.ir." says the  many thuTaiTcEFortTHreu'l'd'be'm'ade-  to settle  the questions now   in dispute, but abuse oi   individuals will  not have a tendency to bring about  an amicable   sqUlemeut.      If there  eyer  was si time in   tbe  history of  Nelsonwhen it  was  absolutely necessary that  irresponsible scribblers  and disturbers of tbe peace  should  be muzzled  lluvt 4\ue is the present.  One indiscreet person  cqn do more  damage just now than one hyudjed  wise xneit can repair.  When 1-iout,-Governor Forget  passed over Mr. Haultain and prilled  London Saturday Review. The upon Mr. Scott to form a govern-  Ottawa Citizen thinks it would nil ment, he undoubtedly dxl so with  depend who did the ."calling" and the sanction of Sir Wilfrid Laurier,  what the  order  was.       Possibly a  Camps supplied on shortest  -notice-a-nd4owest-pTr*ices  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing hut fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  ��. C. TR A YES. Manager  NOTICE.  Notice is licrel>\- ^iven. Mint slxly (60) dnys  nt'lor dute, I intend In apply to Ilie Chief Coni-  miKsloiierof LhikIh and Work!. I'or permission  to miri-liasi.' tlie following (irci-ribed landH. on  thesnutli kMis ����r Kootenay Ulver in tlie West  Kootoimy i),(Hti-ii!t, ami votiUliiii)_ apprux-  Imately \2H uit.i'm. nf Intnl.  O'linimeneinii u^a ]j(��.<V marked A. Ij. Mc-.  Cullocli's soulliWiiBt, _ii-.nL:j-.'. \fii\rig also tlt��  Htiutliwvril, ci)nu>r. of la IVl\i< A. 1'he *i\lA \\W\i)  i\xe. lv)i\i\((ed c^i\ tUb \v-eal, Iilv l,oly (VtQhtA. ��rt\d  olffi\. Mnxm. I; nu tuo north by lh�� K<wxtoiii��y  Ulver; i��n the ��<ist Uy ^(>^s83^. :t��\ SS����>, *��_.,  Uroup 1: oi. lho smxth hy Lots a��U, 3$m_a!WA  anilit'.l. (ironpl.  DiUod August a9tU.l��H.  A. I*. McCutH*taOCH.  : '" In'io-acre^blocks. in;20-acreblocks. Improved ranches.  C '   :"::$. '& Annable, PiSe.son, B. C. ,      |  Head Office Nelson  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 attention. :',.'"  ��  hotographers '>.   I   ll.lcnn' ^%  Vancouver arid Nelson'  BAKER STREET, NELSON,  B. C.  man  could qualify   ou   the  senate  restaurant brand.  The development and improvement- of fruit lands is profitable employment. In a short space of time  Mr. Morley, on Kootenay Lake,  improved a small fruit ranch to tliat  point when he was able to sell it at  a figure that repaid him well for the  expenditure of his time and labor. 1, *,  ��� ��� '   ' ballots  It   is  understood   that there   isa'  growing demand for fruit land> and  that a  majority of the prospective  buyers are from the Old Country.  The fallacy of electing so called  Labor men to Pavliament Has beer.  4OTOi.st.Ti-.ted in U>e case pf Haly!��  Mr. Haultain, by his  wise government  of the  Northwest Territory  held the confidence of the   people,  and   Mr. Scott  had  only a  party  nomination   to recommend   bim  to  the consideration of the Lieut.-Governor.    If the people of Saskatchewan   had  lost   confidence   in   Mr.  Haultain they should have been af-r  forded an opportunky of emphasizing-their ehangt) of fc.eart by their  Mr. "Haultain Is appealing I  to the electorate as the 0 der ofthe  Provincial Rights Paity, and the  fact that he is equally as strongly  supported- by Liberals as by Conservatives, would seem to show that  ihe people -recent' the' conduct of  J.itwtvGpy$j-nqr Forget,    ...  We ,��e ^thoTWed.agents fat; the Sale of  the Nelson Electric Tramway Coiupany's ,;  lots, and will quote prices and terms on ap- ���  plication.'  Cancellation of Reserve.  COAST DISTRICT."  N-oticc is bnrpby -jiveti that the reservation,  _���,?��- <,t wIi!ehV"i�� pabllelieil in thcB C.  notUx vi^ �������'���-�� ��� 9n A u ���,, T9oi, covering  "T^V of! lnud ��lei t ing    nek a dlstanw of  a belt ut 'nIia y. ""irt,. f,f the Hkeenii Kiver  1$$TnM&��w�� "a IIllzclton' U  ^Slta-Vi ��18" -I-*., that that porlirmof 1the  It Pays to Deal with  Plumber and Gasfitter  Estimates Given on General Plumbing,  f ^    Sewer Connections, EtCi  ���*       Baker Street^ near .Ward Street, Nelson.  B ii-lc soi>iTo e. lor y  the  k !m��t   Vnlloy.  dlsUiit   te��>   ���nltes is   a  ��.,ithrtly*a"w*'��n fr��-.n the month of Kt  1.1 Riv.r anil ihatUrown )��na�� thereon will  iv   ���,n ta'-nlt" .y'-em|itlon ami otherrtIspo*-  ���SSlVn? M?��H ����t"-'eiucluatd In any tapd. ��o  ucquirerl.-, w. ��. Gi;KB.  T>_mitv Oomm!fiM"iM-rof l.'inds ��u<l WorW^  ij_iil-iiiiul\V"rl.*Hl"'"PH*'tinent.  Fly Poison, Tanglefoot, Insect Powder, Mbth  Balls, Paris Green, Blue Stone, Hellebore, Whale :jn]  Soap, Quassa Chips and all the:Sprays;f^-.^s<f.j  ^U��hes and FruitTr^esA     ��� :^%v;\'V';K'���':-������*��� -^  toofehs, 3 fbr aSc   Better||ian Sponges. A  Strictly iri Advance  Wm. R#|erf^  PHONT. A?t_ ..;....  .aA/*'.,./:   o ,,', pr, .QTIffFT NELSOK, B- C.  NiGHtpiw$w:m/A; .w^KB^^^^^y^'A,  Builder and!  Contractor  ^t^ates^iye-i^sto^  iUd  WOOdWOlV-. '"���".._..'.     Z:._.r    :���.���:'������.,-.���-��������-��� ���     ���"   " '*_7Z. -.-.;---:        ;.:  * Kill  ���_ _ ,___,... IWIaMM'' ���  4  "^"We/vfej  ant of a  ee Us  Also Selling Agents for  COMPANY  Canada's Leading Piano  .*; -j  - /  any, Limited  )im^^^KS)i3Mimsimwlimtaaes  tgWi wWP'*i-*r?!^ iw��ma^!K��Jiwjiiv^jiiMa��iiii  I  Jl  if  m  m  rl  i  1  p*  id?  Tragedies of the Arctic.  '.. ���      ^m���������������  <���*"""** N   extraordinary coincidence   ha��  f_|    been developed by a r?cent ArctU  Jl    tragedy  brought  about   by   th��  expedition   of  tlw  Duke  of  th4  -Abruzzl.  v V.'hen this navigator went on his  Journey to the North Pole he took wltli  him among- others Lieutenant Querlnl,  a Venetian gentleman of an old and  noble family. His work over, the Duke  returned, but the lieutenant was not  with him, for he had lost his lift  through an accident lh the Arctic regions.  Now, at the very time when this accident occurred a professor In the tech'  nlcal school In Trieste, while rummaging ln the archives of that city, dU-  "*cbvered"a-manuscrlptH-bearing-=the--dat��^  1601,  and  containing an account of a  Journey made by one Pietro Querlnl, ln  1431, to the Arctic regions. Querlnl ia  not a common name, and a little Investigation showed that Pietro Querlnl  ���was a direct ancestor of the other Pietro Querlnl who lost his life ln the Arctic seas a few months ago.  "Querlnl," says the old-manuscript,  "sailed from Candla for Flanders on  board a vessel loaded with merchandise and precious stones. "When he arrived ln Flanders, he,sold his cargo and  started for the Arctic'regions. A storm  forced him to abandon liis ship and to  take refuge with.his crew ln two barks.  The wind then carried them to the  coast of  Norway,  but  on  January  9,  1432, Querlnl was again shipwrecked  near the Lofoden Islands ln seventy  degrees north latitude, and almost all  his -companions were drowned."  For some time It was supposed that  he, too, had been drowned, but ln January, 1-133, he appeared In Venice with  "ten companions/the only survivors of  his original crew of seventy-eight men.  It seems that he succeeded'In gaining  the shore atter the others had been  drowned, and then slowly made hia  way home through Denmark and Germany. .."  "Althougrh these two Pietro Quer-  lnls," says a French writer, "are separated from each other by Ave centuries,  we find the same destiny at work in the  case of each." Aiid he continues, with  a dash of playfulness: "Is it not possible that the adventurer of the fifteenth century, desiring to enjoy once  more the exciting, flays of,his youth,  actually became Incarnated as a hero  of the twentieth c-iij-fury?" . '    .,���  Is an'Instance which Elr. Hut'chirisoi.  relates:  "A certain lady dreamed frequently  of a certain house until It ha-d become*-,  exceedingly familiar to her;  she knew-  a-U Its, rooms,-its-furniture;  it Was at  wall known to her as that in which she  lived her waking life, and, like a good  wife that has no secrets from her husband, she often talked over ah the details with him, a very pleasant fancy.  One day they (husband-and wife) went  Into the country to see a house that  .'hey thought of taking for the sumn.e:  months.   They had not seen It, but the  account In the house-agent's list had  attracted them.  "When they arrived before It,  they gave a simultaneous exclamation of surprise.   'Why,' said the  husband, 'it is your dream-house!"    It  was.   The coincidence attracted them.  ^rtaeywt-ok^Uie^house.^^^^^^^_^_._______________  "In   the   course   of   their   occupancy'  they learned   that the house had the  reputation of being haunted; that several people before them had taken it  tor short terms, but had seen���or fancied  they  had  >\een���'Bomethlng,'   and  had left before their term of tenancy  expired.    H-ad these  new  tenants  not  brought their own old servants with  them It Is likely they would have had  Borne difficulty in whipping up a do-  jnestic staff,  so uncanny was the reputation of their apparently quite re-  i putable house.   The new tenants dwelt  Jin the house with all satisfaction and  ' puace through the summer months, un-  I til  their term of. tenancy came to an  end.   On leaving, husband and wife ex-  j pressed their satisfaction to the local  | agent.   'The only thing,',' said the wife,  ' 'that  we  were  disappointed  in  about  ] tha house la  that we  never saw   the  ghost.'  ; " 'Oh, no,* said the,ghost agent.   *We  kuew you would not see the ghost.'  " 'What do you mean ?' asked the  wife, rather nettled.  "'Oh.' the agent repeated, 'we knew  you would not see the ghost. ���'��� You ara  the ghost that people have ahvays seen  hare."*  A Dream's FulMlment  N an essay In ^'Longman's -Magazine" on dreams, Horace G. Hutchinson  Invited p'eople  to send liim  accounts of their, own experiences  and ideas, and as* a'result he was de-'  luged with thousands' tfj^lettei&^rel'at-'  ing to dreams.   These'lte Studied carefully, and in a volume entitled "bream*  and Their Meanings," now presents his.  conclusions, and quotes the.most.striking contributions to iliustra.t'e tKe./par.  tlcular class of dream'which.- her- }s .dls-  cutslnff. An Interesting* Class of dream*  is that in which the sleeper finds himself in �� certain house or room that Is  familiar to h'm Jn dreams, tout quit*  )  ���    \ ���     ���  The Monk's Knowledge of  Women.  <JTT N Interesting ��tory comes from th��  /]     French Alps of "Dauphlny relat-  J~X    ing the futtle efforts of the Princess of Croy, who desired to enter the monastery of>the Grande'Chartreuse, a'habltatlon from which woinen  : visitors are rigidly excluded; "  .''-' The; story   runs   that   the   Princess  dressed herself iii 'boy's clothes and accompanied her husband to the institution. -TJhe. gates were opened to them,  ���and   the' Prince  sent  His' card  to   tha  father superior, with a line to the effect  that he ��ai  accompanied'by  a  friend.'  Just as they were about to make the  round of the building the word was received that the father would like to sea  ��� the Prince and "his^friend."   Going upV  ���stairs they'were received by the srnil-.  ' Ing monk, who cordially lhv'ksd thero  '"to Join him In an^appetlzlng lunchion.  The Princess endeavored to make th*  toest of the slUiatlon, tout she was not  pat any the toon at her ease _y ttw  fac* tb<rt *hs *��w>fc %*pi W-fU-9 Jharplj  at her." ,  ���At-, last he . exclaimed suddenly:  "Catch it, young man!" at the sama  *tlme throwing at. her a large pear. The  Princess was startled, and, thrown  completely'off her guard, made a motion to grab up her skirt, the absenc. oi  which she ovurlooked In her contusion.  Then the father stoppt-d smiling and  aaid with ^great gravity:  "I beg your pardon, madam, but ladies are not allowed in the monastery  I must ask you to wait outside, until  the Prince has finished his inspection."  And outside she had to go, thJ rsv��  erend father bowing her from tht rootr  with most elaborate poiltei-ess.  A Girl's Daring Feat.  ST seems hardly possible that a girl  of sixteen Should save nearly fifty  people f ro-m a terrible death. Yet  that is what Grace Bnssell did, who  max well be called the Grace Darling ol  Australia. It happened one day in December that a vessel was Wrecked off  the roast of Australia, a few miles  from the Bassell home. The lifeboat on  board the steamer was -lowered, but lt  capsized and the eight -people in it were  drowned. So the rest of the crew dune  to the sinking steamer. The surf ran  so wildly that no one could dare swim  through It, and there was not a house  or person In sight. The girl, who was  a -splendid horsewoman, was riding  Klong with a native servant. She  caught sight of the vessel In distress;  turning hev horse's head toward the  coast, she .started him on a quick gallop. When she reached the sea she  urged her horse Into the angry surl.  She rode boldly on till she reached the  vessel. With great difficulty she tooH  .some of the children in her arms and  put them before her on the saddle;  then, with bigger children and women  clinging to he. dress.'She'started for  the shore, gave thoue she had rescued  to the care of her servant; and returned  again to the wreck. So she went backward and forward for four hours, till  all -were safe on land, the servant bavin* ridden to bring out the last maw���  "Leslie's "Weekly,"  A Smart Salesman.  Jeweler <to now boy)���Did you sell  anything while I was out. Johnny?  "Yes, sir.   I sold six plain gold rings."  "Good,   my  boy,"   said   the  jeweler,  highly pleased,    "We'll  make a  llrst-.  class   salesman   of  you   one  of   these  days.    You got  the  regular price,  of  course?"  "Oh, yes, sir. The price was marked  on the inside, 13c, and the gentleman  took all that was left, sir."���N.Y.  "Life."  He Was Better Off Without It  Hewitt���Gruet is a very polite fellow.  I asked him if he v/ould have a cigar  and he said he would. I found I didn't  have.one. but he thanked me Just the  Bathe. Jeivett���-He ought to bav*  thanked yo��i jaore.���"Judge,"  ' "f  ������--   i  ���^��  ���**&  ���**&  H^_^JUmc^_JJyLjt^^^ the whole of creation is a "pinto" Broncho "when he is in  fighting h*umor. ��� -���  Now his hide is just as tonight as he. is, and that part ahove his hips and hack is the very  toughest and most pliable���it is the "Shell." v  That is the part used to make the famous "Pinto" Shell Cordovan Mitts and Gloves.  Wind, rain, tear, rip, scorch and boil proof-Aalmost wear proof.  Made only by  ontreal  Winnipea  R.H. CARLEY, British Columbia Agent  $7.50 Per Ton  Delivered  All order, mast be accompanied by cash and should be forwarded  either personally or by mail to the office of ���  W. P. TIERKEY, GENERAL AGENT \  TBSHBL80K BCQNO'MIST  Jiwit-** n>'irn��iii��<i>ni . imittri-.iBiHri^irwiiuii hwhiii.hi-hii ih ai_wm  inirtMtwtu^wiittJ^airtMffMiw^mNBiiiii^  GENERAL NEWS.  +4+ .*.-*i��*+4ia 4444+44++++++444 +9499994 +444444+4+444499+  J. G. Btinyan will yjieiHl next week  at the coast.  Gen. Motion, >r��� left Tliurnhiy evening for tlie Coast. lie will vi-jt hi;*  son iu Alberni before returning.  Mrs. Frank Fletcher and family have  returned from their visit, lo New York  State.   They are at the Strathei.ua.  T. J. Scanlan and Thomas Madden  are delegates to the Westminster l'',-di-  from the Nelson St.  1'atrit-kH Sn'-iety.  Tho "Doukhobnr dispute'-" in the  Tribune last evening is exact ly one  week old. Not bad for the Tribune.  Another dispatch in the same i-sue i.-.  nearly three weeks old. That'll infinitely worse.  The accidental-death of Victor Manhart at Seattle, Monday, caused mueh  sorrow among the friends of the family  in Nelson. His funeral took \>\:\w  yesterday afternoon, and was attended  by many sorrowing friends.  There should he'a good attendance  at the meeting to he held in the ]Jn_ird  of Trade rooms this evening to arrange  for the celehration of Trafalgar Day.  Fred Stai key is convener of the meeting, and the hour'has been set for 8.-0.  "The Hottest (Joon- in Dixie", will  appear at the.Nelson Opera House on  the evening of Oet. Oth. There have  been many: changes iu the con 15 niny  ninee it wns seen here in Jutn, hut  Charley Arnold has heen retained a*  the star.  Rev. F. H. Greham returned In.si.  Saturday evening from hin vi.-it to  England; and throughout Uie week he  Ijas received a .hearty weieome home  from' his numerous) friends and admirers. Tbe reverend gentlcm.-in looks  as if the trip had agreed with hiYri exceedingly Jwcll.    v  *s  $>  4  4  4  v>  +  +  4  4  trv our skil  o  cf headaches are caused by delective eyes.  ���  ' +  +  +  +  +  Your trouble may he remedied if you will give us a chance to  +  We do Expert Optical Work.  *  | J. O. PATENAUDE I  ��� Jeweller, Watchmaker and Optician.    'Phone 293.  +  +  +  4 - +  ++++<y ><���������� Hf> * ? *.*.44+*> 4+4+ 0 *++ 4+444+++ "r44++44+ 9++++444 ���  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads,  Sate merits,  Note Heaas,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc.      !;���'.;  USTow is the time, to purchase New Evening Dresses when you can get them at cost and have  a good stock of materials to select from.   Such as -���. -  Silk Crep de Chine in pearl grey  and light pink. Regular price  $2.25.    Sale price $1.50.  Silk Ei'ilieune. Regular price  $2.00 and $2.25.     Sale price $1.50.  Wool Voiles. Regular price 75c.  Sale price 50c.  Wool Voiles.   Regular price $1.25 ���  and $1.50    Sale price $1.00.  Wool Silk Crepe de Chine. Regular ��1.50.     Sale price $100.  Itvening shades all. wool Henriettas. Regular price 75c. Sale  price 45c.  livening shades all wool Henri-  ettas. Regular price 50c. Sale  pi ice 35c.  Black . Wool Voiles. Regular  price 75c, $1.50.  Sale price 50c, $1.  Black Silk and Wool Voiles. Reg-"  ular price $1.50, $1.75.'    Sale price  $I.$I.25.  Black Crepe de Chine. Regular  price$2.23.    Sale price $1.50.  All shades Silk Japanese Taffeta.  Regular price 65c.     Sale price 45c.  All shades China Silks from 20c  to 45c per yard.  Black Taffetta Silk. Regular  price 75c.    Sale price 50c.  Black Taffetta Silk. Regular  price $1.    Sale price 65c.  MILLINERY,   A complete stock of the latest importations of Pattern and Ready-to-Wear  Hats at Cost.  PRED   IRVINE  CO..   LIMITED.  Economist  Delays are Dangerous; " 0<-m-> in .*tnd  Consult Dr. Meek leu I'-tii'ir, >"<���? -hi year  experienced eye ojipH't.-sit the ' l-imm-  hotdy-Nelsoh, Iron! Oi-r.4 m .S. Vmh****.  iuade to'lit the-most UilTiiriilfc:^''^ on  Matter who -haw ��� failed.' tSaiisi'iiriinn  guaranteed; charges hindei'.-iie. Hear-  ton appliance* ami nrtitii'-iiil ey��-< fiitetl  All eximinatioiiB are ni.uie with uiii-  cfiial light.    Make-, regulat vimia.  In Desperation.  Tlve European king- sighed an���  atlrred uneasily. "_ly subjects,' hn  exclaimed, "are ffpttins so enlightened,  (ro imbued with the Ideas of democracy,  tliat they no longer fawn upon ma,  toady, to me. There'3 only one ching  tor rhe to> do to relieve this monotony.  Z must visit America."���"Town Topic*."  IRON BEDS ��4.00  Agents'  Two second hand Bell Pianos Pianos taken In exchange Tor Mason * Bisch "Pianos.   - For Sale Cheap���Oue German make, "Walnut Case, S150.   One Square Top, 915o.  Complete   House  Furnishers  ��Funeral Directors, Embalmers  d.G. BUNYAN, UNDERTAKER.    ,  #  ���  '     " *       A .        : .'  Complete Stock of Stationery  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  VERNON    STREET,  NELSON,  B.  C.  SMOKE  THE   CELEBRATED  ��� Epigrams From New Books.  Slander is the crime oE saying what  other   .people    think.���"The      Giant's (  ��� Gate." '-~/_ ���/'"''-  ' _7 I  "Thir^tSlhff3^ineh~inhe.lt^are~rabstIy���  weights; they must grow their own!  wings.���"In White and- Black."  Those -who 'have real  merit  are  the !  last ones'to see It in themselves-and :  the first  to ��ee It    ln    others.���"Josh  Billings' Allminax.' -   -    -    I  There's   times  iwhln   the   divvle's   a  saint tx> what a man Is, an' times whin  a saint might wink at the d'ivvle, friend- ;  ly HbSe, out av remimbrance of ith-e ould '  days.���"Patricia of ��the Kills." \  Men are singularly unoriginal when  they make love or pray. Women anj  the Deity have been perpetually hearing the same thing from the beginning  of speech.���"The Story of Eden."  Every woman who loves ? man and  Is anxious about him Is sure that If  _he can be alone with hia; for a moment he, will 'tell her the truth about  his condition. The experience of thou-  eands of years has not taught women,  that If there Is one person In the world  from whom,a man will try to conceal  <h|g ills and aches. It ls the woman be  ��Ov��.���"Marietta."  GO   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  ' Trade WIark3  Designs  .... Copyrighjs &c.  Anyone sending a sketch and description maj  ouloklT ascertain or.r opinion free whether an  Invention is probably patentable. Conimunlra-  tlouBStrlctlycontldontiu!. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent freo. Oldest aKCiicy foraocunnR patents.  Patents taken throiiKh _��unii & Co. recolye  tpedalnotiee, without chanro. 1_ tbe  A handsomely Oloatratcd weekly. Ijirecst circulation or any scientific Journal. Terms. 5.1 a  year: four months, $L Bold brail news<li.-alcr��.  PHNftCo.881*^-New York  Broach Office. SB 1? 3t_ Washington. D. a  JOB PRINTING AT  THE ECONOlAli'S T  BRIAR  PIPES.  CO  UJ  a,  <  X  JCor.ner. Mij_I.a_n_d^_\oscf____i___e_St3.  Us an Order to Your  Groceries, then Notice  The promptness of delivery. __ .  The cleanness mid freshness of Goods.  Thc full hoiiKHl measure.  Thu qutility of wuatyou get.  You will (liul uhuiidant reason for seudlng  your future otdcni.  This Week's Specials Are:  ll-lb lloxcsof A 1 Cieamcry  Ilultt-r at 27c  per pound.  Silver Spoon Tea. SOc per pound.  Raj: li B and _ lnoiipple, 2.*h; per tin.  Clarke's ISouuleHM Clilokeii. :ir>c i-er liu.  Joy's Cash Grocery  Following   the summer  heat, the present cool  evenings  make  th-   thought of n brightly burning   f.re most ..attractive.'      The  necessity of up-to-date Healing Stoves is becouiing apparent.  .   We have anticipated your needs by passing into stock the largest  consignment of .-���'   .      a  ever brought into Nelson.      We have them in various styles and  sizes that will suit every requirement. A/AS,  The Prices are OUR Prices, therefore the Lowest.  Boys' School Suits  .��  "Made   from   fine English   and  domestic   Tweeds   in   assorted  shades, neat  stripes aud   chic, patterns, good  linings   and  well  ������_macl.e, sizes 22 to 33.    Priced at $2.00, $2.50, $3x0, $4.00, $s".'oo  and $6 00. -  rv :������  a    Saie of Men's Suits  ���#-'���* A---'  T-. The goods are the -best quality. The prices are the lowest.  ^ For the balance'of. this month we offer extra special inducements  ^ on many lines to clear. Suits at $5.00, $7.50, $10.00, $12 00 and  <^ $15.00. They are worth more and it .will be to your interest to  **^"lw:>k"tbem~ui:>7^^  Hosiery at Cut  Prices  roc, 15c and 25c  Special Hat offer for %\  worth $2.50 a nc! $2  stilwn Ha  NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale.  Retail.  <^ Specials  Vales Best  any Other Lines  Bargain Prices  THOSE JS  StiToscribe for  Next Door to Royal Bank  NICKERSON,  THEJ-WELER  BAKER ST.  We only fRk ono trial tom-ilce yon our ens  toiner. Finn Watch Jewelrv, ()pH<al ��nd  Silveiwnre repairing and everything in the  line. Reasonable charges. Work sont uu  from outside towns will receive the same care  n�� il personally delivered. JDinicult repair*  done for other Jewelers - i  Chimney Sweeping  conomist,  Strictly in Advance  Builder and  Contractor  Prompt attention given  to all orders for  WA Thurman 0,^^^^^. 1  ���     *    ��        *   ^^��-��^�������,^-������,      send ynr orrler-! to .Tok D P'>v.vks, csire of  DepO**. for.Briar Pipes4 NelSCn       Ut- Old Uurio-iiy Ohop.  SUoUpercliiiuney.-  Estitnates given on stone, brirl j  aud woodwork.  Brick!;^^jLinte tor Sale  Atthe Auction Mart Saturday.m%ht at7.30 o'clock.  Another  consignraerit!  of Goods  has   just  arrived  consisting^  Scotch Wool Underwear and Socks,  a  J. Greenr Auctioneer  Sak-er Street-  Nelson, B. ��.

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