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 ap'iiTgs  mm  Hiilg  ^^*^  Tor?'.^  ffi?8S^  VOLUME  VII.  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY JUNE 25, 19C4.  ales of the   X own  T,  Tbo turn in the sawmill affair can  only be regarded as a great misfortune  to Nelson.   The ratepayers who voted  for tlie   by-law*   granting .the  ��5,000  bonus to   tho   McGoldrick   company  certainly did so in good faith, and that  the feeling was strongly in favor of securing the mill'is. best evidenced by  the majority by which the by-law was  ���carried.    Wc are not  going to contend  that the agreement-was exactly what  it should have been, but we do believe  that once the by-law received the en-  dorsation of t!ie people  there should  have been  no further demands made  upon the company.   Mr.  McGoldrick  was  only   asked   to   perform certain  things, and it was unwise aud unfair,  after the by-law was passed, to ask him  to load up the agreement with all kinds  of extra conditions.   If these matters  had been brought to the attention of  Mr. McGoldrick before the by-law was  submitted   to the people, it is quite  probable that they   could have been  ���amicably arranged,   but as a business  ���.man he no doubt felt that it was not.  ^reasonable to ask him to depart from,  ���the original arrangement.   Of course it  -looks an insignificant thing to raise  "trouble over, but business nieli are apt  ���to   regard   with suspicion    even _ so  ���trilling   a    mutter     in   -an     agree-  -ment with a corporation.   We do not  ��� know who suggested this demand ou  'the company, but we do realize that  Uhey will never be able to undo the injury that has been clone the city.   It  ���will not sound well on the outside that  '���the city   council of Nelson is in the  'habit ol" breaking faith with those with  whom ic may have business dealings.  Some other town may now get   the  mill, in  which event  the citizens of  Nelson will bo pvovidod with  the*opportunity iu yours to come of contemplating the iniquity of a corporation  that failed to fulfil its agreement, and  thus lost'to the city a great industry.  old home at Keinptville, He arrived  on an early afternoon train and made  his way to the home of his sister. He  inquired for many ofthe friends of liis  boyhood, and on learning 'that they  were all or nearly all dead, he took the  next train for his home in the west,  having only remained a few~bours in  his native town. He was held in high  esteem by everyone who had the pleasure of his acquaintance.  ;'NtrMBip|ii^^B  EVENTS AND GOSSIP  R. W. Drew, of the C. P. B.,' and  Mrs. Drew .and family, have just returned frora.a trip to the east, extending over a month. They visited Kingston and Renfrew, the latter place Deing  the former home of Mrs. Drew. Mr.  Drew observed great chaDges in the  east since he left there a few years ago.  The farmers appeal* to be all prosperous  and conditious generally have changed  for the better.  Capt. McMorris, city clerk, has been  given a month's leave of absence,  which time he is spending, at Kamloops. Capt.-McMorris - bas not been  well for sometime, and it is hoped that  his rest will completely" restore him to  health.  "With a dignity admirably suited to  "the occasion, *Wiu. E. McCandlish, sr.,  ���is acknowledging the congratulations  ���of his many friends" over the recent  honor of becoming a grandparent. The  event which resulted in   this honor to  an old and respected citizen"'occurred  on Sunday last, whon the wife of "W.  E. McCandlish, jr., gave birth to. a  bright boy. Tlie latest addition to the  McCandlish family will climb the ladder of fame under tlie name of Lome  Milton, after the Duke of Argyle and  the great English poet, and if he follows in the footsteps of those two distinguished men;' ho will: fully satisfy  ���the ambition of his Tory grandfather.  There will be much regret expressed  at the death  of John Fannin, which  ���occurred at Victoria, last week.   In his  ���own  way John Fannin did much to  ���make    known   the   wonders  of   the  .^Province of   British   Columbia.     On  ;account of his knowledge of the various species of animals and birds to be  -found in   British   Columbia   he  was  ���giyen the position of curator of the  ^Provincial-   museum,   an   institution  ���which grew up under, his charge until  *now it is regarded as one of the most  notable of its kind in the Dominion of  ���Canada.    Visiting -representatives of  inuseums   from   other   parts of   the  World have been loud in their praise of  "the  collection made by Mr.  Fannin.  Deceased was a contributor-to many  ^publications,    notably    Forest    and  ^Stream, one of the leading authorities  ofthe world.   He was born in Kempt-  ville, Ont., on July 27, 1837, but came  to ihis Province in 1SG2 with a hand of  : adventurous  spirits,   amongst  whom  were J. A.  Maia,  R.  B. McMicking  (father of Mrs. Robert Renwick of this  cijy), G. T. Tunstall, and several others.  _A fev,- years ago he decided to visit his  Everything points to a "successful  celebration of Canada's national anniversary. The committees in charge of  the celebration are working hard, and  are satisfied that tbe event will he  equal to any former oue held in the  Kootenays. There will be several new  features this year, with the desire of  adding to the novelty ofthe affair.  It is quite likely there will be many  vjsitors in the city during the two  days' celebration, and no doubt they  will return home with the impression  that the citizens of Nelson know how  to entertain their guests. ���  The Revelstoke lacrosse team,wnich  is to play in Nelson during the-forthcoming celebration, is said to be a great  improvement on the team which  played here a year ago. The weal-  points have been strengthened, and the  Nelson players may not find it quite so  easy to defeat the new combination as  they did the old one.  Hon. D. "W. Higgins has left Victoria for Toronto, where he will coufer  with the William Briggs company regarding the forthcoming issue of his  book of reminiscences of theearly days  of British Columbia, which have been  published from time to time in the  Victoria Colonist. Mr. Higgins has received flattering encouragement, and  it is not improbable that he may arrange for simultaneous publication in  England:  ���* *  Again it becomes our melancholy  duty to report that "Prof." Hepburn  has now sojourned three weeks at  Grank Forks, and so far has not had  one of those pleasing birthday anniversaries, which are now regarded  as among the most enjoyable features  in connection with a visitof a month  or so from the "professor."  C. W. MeAnn, K. C., Mining Recorder .Lucas and L. Hsinna, of Kaslo,  are visitors to Nelson this week. They  are in attendance on the court in the  adverse trials with regard to the Lucky  Jack claim. .  OXK G. O. C. KKSTONS.  {Apology to Jl. K.)  Two years is not a wondrous length of  time  But in  two. years a  man may learn  somewhat  Of our colonial  statesmen and  their  views.  Two. years ago they, praised and feted  me,  " Distinguished^ soldier,"   "brilliant  chief," even so,  Today���-a foreigner���in Canada.  Well, my successor, whosoe'er you be,  I'll give you counsel for your conduct  here:  In all your speeches praise the government.  A little "glory"���not too loud���won't  hurt,  Commend your chief���O, no, you're not  the chief���  The minister will tell you what to do.  Speak lowly to all cabinet ministers,  And when youPlist of officers is drawn,  Humbly present it to the censor's eye,  Here politics-is church and party too,  And heresy, a crime we can't forgive,  The officers must all be orthodox,  You must get rid of silly notions learned  In England, where they have no common-sense,  In stupid England���this is Canada,  And here commissions are not lightly  won  They're given for faithful service���at  "��� the polls.  You're apt to grow impatient when  your-choice  Deliberately made, is over-ruled  But don't forget that you're a servant  here      v  Of alien speech and manners ; and the  name  Of your rank and position may mislead  You into thinking that you may decide  Who's lit to servo the King���but, by  the way,  Be careful not to say too much about  The service of  the King, and never  hint  That you bad'.different ideas before  Have*no ideas, begin atthe beginning,  Make no blunt comments or suggestions  But take counsel of your^miw^erand  .   his friends,  This do and you may live at Ottawa  Beneath the sunshine of the premier's  smile.  Miss K. Scanlan and Miss B. Thorn  left this morning for the St. Louis exhibition.  No decision has yet been given in  the Crow's Nest damage suits.  In the debate in the House of Commons on the Dundonald incident, Mr.  Rufus Pope, of Compton, took a vigorous hand. Indeed Mr. Pope is always  vigorous^ He paid his compliments to  the minister of agriculture in these  words: ".This minister is a gallant  officer. True, ho has never passed any  examination. True, he has never  foughtany battle for his country. True,  he lias never substantiated-auy principle that he ever fought upon. But  nevertheless he is supposed to be a  gallant soldier. He found, perhaps for  the benefit of his health, perhaps because he had been promoted to a high  position as a member ot this government, and became to some extent an  aristocrat, that it was incumbent on  him to own a saddle horse. He bough t  one. This horse was not easy to ride  and you can understand, as well as J  can that a man who has toiled, hard  and long upon the farm, pulling weeds  and hoeing corn and digging away and  spreading manure, is not suited to a  horse that is not docile and is to a  certain extent cumbersome. It was  suggested to a gentleman who was  keeping a livery stable in Ottawa that  exercise might be giveu to his horse,  and he went to the minister of agriculture. It was intimated to the minister that the volunteers were about to  go forth in their annual drill and that  somebody might be induced to ride  " this horse and pay him for its use, and  being a great financier as well as a J  patriot and a man of war, he determined that his horse should serve the  country, something he had never done,  a-id that he should get paid for-its  use. The double temptation was great  and the horse went forth to battle. He  battled for twelve days, which is the  rule in this country, and fought those  imaginary battles that are fought under these conditions, and then returned.  As you know the volunteer, the man  who learnshis buisness and goes forth  into these imaginary battles receives  for himself and his horse ��1.50 a day,  and if you multiply that by 12, you  will find that he, gets ��18 altogether.  That is what the man got for himself  and the horse belonging to the minister of agriculture. Well, when the  man came to the Hon Mr. Fisher he  gobbled up the whole $18, all the man  got, as his (Fisher's) tax for the use of  his horse. How the man lived'with  an empty pocket did not concern the  gallant minister of agricnlture."  The house roared as Mr. Pope described this incident, but Hon. Mr.  Fisher, who was .in his place, did not  deny the truth of the story. Perhaps  later in the session he will read a typewritten reply, prepared and put in his  hand, just as hedid with respect to the  Dundonald. matter and probably with  like unfortunate results.  Bro\vn, Billy Young, J. W. Cooper,  " Boonisky," the black marvel of  magic, Isles & Johnson, Brown &  Woods, Karon Johnson, equilibrist,  Willifim Goode, Pat Bartlett, Napolean  Johnson, Frank Claremont's big challenge band. Prof. Nichol's superb orchestra and a host'of others.  N  ews of the  Mi  ���%'_0F0i:S&  m  mes  Enter then the circus, with all its  alluring features, and myriad facin-  ations, for once more do we see the flaring announcements of the " Big Show"  and once more wc'.welcome, as an old  friend, that old reliable, dyed-in-the-  wool, name blown-in-the-bottle, best,  bravest' and brightest of all our favorites���the "Norris and Rowe Greater Circus, appreciative of the liberal atten-  dan ee this section has always accorded  thenv Messrs. Norn's and Rowe have  expanded "their .pleasing trained animal exhibition until it is now a circus  in the full meaning of the term and  towards tbat end have engaged such  acts as, the five Belfords, marvelous  acrobats in mid-air ; the four Flying  La Vans,- sensational aerial gymnasts ;  Melnotte, LuNole and Melnotte, who  were famed in Europe as comedy high  wire artists ; the Gardner family of six  clever high'horizontal bar performers ;  the three McDonald Brothers, who  have an excellent" trick cycle act; the  six graceful Groll's, who perform equili-  bristic feats, the eight Oka Japanese  troupe, posturers, tumblers, acrobats  and wonderful athletes, aud all this iu  addition to their splendid trained animal exhibitions, aud best of all, no increased price of admission. The Norris  and Rowe's new and greater shows will  exhibit at Nelsow, Tuesday, June 28th.  Twenty-eight years of uninterrupted  travel is a remurkable record for a  th eatrieal company, but such is the  record of Richards & Pringle's Famous  Georgia Minstrels, which appear at the  Opera House Friday evening, July 1st.  This organization, always the leaders  in the minstrel field, this season present an entire new program of two and  one half hoursof solid enjoyment. The  press throughout the country where  they have appeared this season unite  in saying it is the best show ever  given under the banner of this well  known management. The managers  of this organization long ago ago discarded all worn ont features so tenaciously clung to by many other minstrel organizations. No more will a  comedian endeavor to arouse a laugh  by removing twenty vests. The personnel of this organization is made up  of the brightest young men of talent of  their race and embraces such well  known names as Clarence Powell, Billy  Lonise Michel, much broken in appearance from the severe strain from a  recent illness, has just given in the  Hotel des Sccieties Savantes in Paris,  a lecture in which she described her  feelings when she believed herself to be  dying.  " My will was absolutely gone," she  said. " I observed myself as dispassionately as though I- were another  being. All material things became  vague. But my impressions grew  powerfully acute���my senses became  externalized, as it were. I recollected  a similar experience I had in New  Caledonia d uring a cyclone. The heavens were black, the sea was black and  it seemed to me that from the depths  of the sea rose a profound power of  attraction. It was as ifwe had existed  iu the elements and death was only a  return to them. Thought made impression in symbols and language was  no longer possible. The warjn which  I was engrossed appeared to -me as a  vast stain of blood. -The future was an  indistinguishable mass, in which different epochs loomed like the summits  of a mountain" range. Beyond there  appeared lhe new horizon where truth  shone for all. What restored mc to  health, was the universal sympathy  extended to me, with which I felt myself in constant communication. Now  that I am well, I shall continue my  lectures, for my one desire is to diminish the haired between people who  think."  The location of an ore body at the  St. Eugene carrying higber values in  silver than anything yet discovered, is  regarded by mining men as the most  important mining news of the month.  ���A - despatch- dated~Junc~ 18th,_says  over ��3,000,000 in gold dust has been  shipped from Dawson by the Alaska  Pacific Express Company.  The report from Winnipeg that at a  recent sale of British Columbia strawberries the opinion was freely expressed that the fruit was the best yet  seen on that market, will be pleasing  news to local fruit-growers. Some complaint, however, is made as to the  packing. The boxes used were the  shallow ones and they were not full  enough and the berries were uot faced.  This not only increased the chance of  injury to the fruit, but took considerable from tlie appearance of the packages when opened, and they were five  pounds lighter in weight than the ordinary case. It is a question whether  the shallow square box is a very desirable package.  Thecity council has decided to put  down a 24-inch brick sewer along  Ward street from the lane above Baker  street to the corner of Ward and Vernon streets, at a cost of $2,000.  The fire brigade are training every  night for the hose reel competitions  and hope to be able to give visiting  teams a good run for their money.  The basket ball match between the  Seniors and Juniors on the school  grounds, Thursday evening, attracted  a number of spectators. The game was  a good one, but the Seniors won 4  toO.  BOUNDARY MINING NOTES.  Phoenix Pioneer.  This month the Providence expects  to have an ootput of five carsof ore.  The Diamond drill, in use on the  Bruce claini, at Midway is now in  nearly 100 feet.  It is reported that the improvements  being made by the B. C. Copper Co.  are being paid for out of the profits.  During May in addition to shipping  some 46,000 tousof orej 232 feet of new  development work was done at the  Granby mines.  Some beautiful ore is being exhibited  from a late find' on the Mavis by  Messrs. Kane and Trainner. They are  much encouraged in their preliminary  de velopmen t work.  As soon as Manager Shallenberger  returns from Minneapolis, development is to start on the Moreen, Dead-  wood camp, ��� recently purchased by  Minneapolis capitalists.  Messrs. Miller and Armstrong,;who  recently bonded the Barbara in Mayor  Naden's back yard, at Greenwood,  have put a force of men at work. The  showing is said to be good.  President S. H. C. Miner, of the  Granby Co., is expected to arrive in  the Boundary the latter part of the  month, on his annual trip of inspection  of the properties of his company.  Last month at one time 446 men  were on the payroll at the Granby  mines, the highest, in the history of  the property. .The number emplpyed  now.is somewhat less for the time being.  Woik is now proceeding underground at the Mother Lode mine,  where it i.s understood that the ore is  of better grade than iu the open quarries. The force of men employed at  this property continues to average100  men.  F. D. Tower, of a Marquette, Mich.,  smelter, and L. C. Barlow, an engineer  of the same place, arrived in the Boundary Sunday, and are making headquarters at^JJie yolcanic_mlne,_w_hile_  making examinations of the properties  in this section.  It is said that the Iron Clad, Wellington camp, is showing up better thtfn  ever this week, the ore being almost  identical with that of the Athelstan. A  flattering offer for the claim was refused this week by the owners, Messrs.  Rurnberger, Porter and Farrell.  ��� A. J. McMillan, managing director  of the Le Roi and Snowshoe companies, cebled to the old country recently that work was beginning on the  Great Northern branch to Phoenix,  which would give this camp access to  (he Northport smelter, and admit of  Snowshoe ore being treated there.  Boylcs Bros, have completed their  diamond drilling contract at the Volcanic mine and have removed the outfit to Orient, Wash. The officials of  tbe Volcanic who recently visited the  property, from Michigan, arc said to  have been .so pleased with the showing that the payments on the bond are  likely to be met on time. If this is  done, it will give no small impetus to  North Fork properties.  SLOCAN MINING NOTES.  ���������" ,S��VS��  -__ \-*-.'iz-rfc  |    F. C. Green. Nelson, came in Tae.*- A*Wi&  [day  to do a little surveying  afc the V^lfe  Black Prince. .'-   -.    A    '. S^-^  ��� Jack Reid and WilHamBarrisared.'-'   Ai  ���veloping the Deadwood group, eajt ��.f\-  the Arlington, . ,   .    A  Doc Skellyand Tony Long have a**.'  contract for gettingout mining timber  for the Ottawa. "_  Two-men are developing-'the GatfA  [neau and Simcoe, adjoining th'e'-E&iV;^B^|  terprise on the east ���   ��� .*'    - A A3*&^ ,  A shipment of ore. will ber^ma(Te*f^:^  shortly from the Kilo, men' being no^A},!^  employed sacking it up. ,    '��� ZAAZ^yy]^  A deal of respectable proportion.-*/ ' y-AA^  which was being worked up on Lemon '-' .v^tM'%  A'" , '���,'-wl/*,i*  --vAv-  creek, fell through this week.   -  The Springer-Ten Mile'summit will"  bd passable for horses next week", being"  three weeks later than last year.  Something will drop shortly at the *  head of Springer creek.    Some impor-'-*-  tanfc visits were made up therfe this  week. '    ,  ChaTley Barber and Joe Law went  up   the creek Monday; to do ansess--  ment work on the Shenandoah, below ~  the Transfer. -        -       '.     Z  ' Monday was payday at the Ottawa ���:_  and it is needless to add the money,  was there.    The mine is distributing-  upwards of $3C0O per month.  The owners of the Club are sacking  ore, using canvass tacks for the purpose. They have CO feet of an ore ch ute  exposed on the surface.      ���     -- A  Jack;ilcKin non Jiasv'st"ruek.*"fully sis  inches of pay ore on a fraction he  staked last year, close to the Arlington's old logging camp. He has done  a lot of work on the fraction and can  now realize.  A fine chute of oro was exposed on  the surface above the upper workings  of the Enterprise, a few days ago. One  man took out 20 sacks of ore for  several days, the grade running into-  hundreds of oz.  HaM^^fj*  V'^HSr'i^l-  *f>  'SC'I  f~zmi  Al  ^74--X\  '���^8*3  POPLAR MINING NOTES.  Toplar Nugget.  Neil Morrison and Frank Felt went  up Wednesday to work on the Spyglass.  The number of miners' licences issued at the Poplar sub-office as renewals were 201.  Henry Magnusson and Erie Strand  are making a six-mile trail up to their  claims on Tenderfoot creek.  Oscar Nelson and Jos. Pattinson are  working on the Joker, an adjoining  claim to the Swede group, on a 2-foot  lead of quariz which pans freely in  gold.  Jack Chism made a rich strike on a  claim adjoining the Broken Hill, Rapid  creek, this week, but particulars could  not be obtained before going to press.  On the Olympia, lying between the  Home Run and the Swede, Jos. Vers-  choile has an 18-inch quartz lead which  is -very rich in gold visible to the naked  eye. Work will be continued on the  lead during the summer.  Ben Lawson is doing assessment  work on the Gold Bug*, south of the-  town. The lead is quartz, three feet in  width and carrying considerable free  gold in nuggets ranging from the size  of a pin-head up, besides good values  in finer gold.  Joe Thompson is doing assessment  work on the Long Island, near Gold  Hill. The lead is quartz six feet in  width. At present the work being  done consists of ground sluicing, but  Slocan Drill.  Two wagons started in Monday  hauling in ore from the Ottawa.  Two or three men are keeping  things moving at the Chapleau.  In two weeks Sandon mines shipped  438 tons of ore, or 51C1 tons to date.  ThePioneer Co. are taking some fine | during the summer a tunnel will be  J ore out of the Bank of England.  run to tap the lead at depth. wsa  i  ?'  .-}  I r'i.  f  t i  tf'i  ���    1  -'la'  |f-  ia?  If :<  b   -a    I  II  if'.1  THE KELSON ECONOMIST  The Nelson Economist  I The insult he has hurled at the illustrious Scottish  soldier may be applied on the hustings in-Quebec to  every Canadian of British blood.  Published every SalurLiy afternoon at  VlSBIfOI. 3THKJ5T, JfS-U.O-X. B. C.  $i Per Year in Advance  AdTertlsing rates made known on implication.  All changes In   advertlsb-nents to insure Insertion should reach  thia office not latcrtliarj Thursday, 12o'clock.  When change of address is require**, it Is Jen!r.iblc tliat both the  old address and tho new be given.  Address   all   communications.   "Publisher    of   The   Nelsox  Economist, Nelnon. B. C."  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  If the Dominion ministers imagine any dust-  throwing, talking of constitutional government and  di-cipline, will cloud the real issues raised by the disgusting and disgraceful incident of the dismissal of  lord Dundonald they will soon 'earn   their mistake.  First, we have the brutally frank admission, by the  Premier as well as by Mr. Fisher, that there is no  intention of keeping the military administration free  from party politics, that commissions are regarded as  favors to be used as govern ment patronage, that the  Liberal member for, presumably, any district must be  consulted as to the choice of officers of a district bat-  tallion, and that members of the Cabinet niaj-, without any pretence of other than personal reasons, cancel or amend the recommendations of the professional  head of a department. If the electors of Canada are pre-"  pared to endorse these views, the sooner the militia is  abolished the better ; il cannot possibly attain any  efficiency under such ciicumstances, it involves an  annual waste of public money, and it constitutes a  grave menace as an instrument for further political  corruption.  An incidental feature of the affair was the shameless, lying of the Cabinet ministers iu their explanations to the House. Mr. Fisher stated solemnly  that the want of qualification was the ground for his  interference, but when, a few minutes later, he lost his  temper, he admitted tbat bis motive had been political. Sir Wilfrid's special pleading for the right ofthe  Cabinet Council to supervise all appointments for the  public welfare was flagrantly dishonest, unless indeed,  as seems not unlikely, the dispensing of patronage,  is regarded as the chief business of the government.  Now we have I��ord Dundonald's further charge that  tbis incident is only one of many, that Cabinet Ministers and private Liberal members, in seeking party  advantage, have hampered all his efforts for the improvement of the force, and that Sir Frederick Borden bus repeatedly lied to the House of Commons in  answering-questions about his department. The  danger in all this is that the country may_ be-,  come indifferent* to official dishonesty; the  premier and his present colleagues have certainly  done their utmost to disa buse the country of any notion of public honesty. Less than a mouth ago Sir  Wilfrid Laurier was forced to admit that he had as-  sured Mr. Borden tbat all documents bearing on a  - certain question were before the House, while he had  had other documents in his possession. This callous  indifference to truth and honor is the most degrading  feature in Canadian politics.  But even the cowardly treatment of a gallant and  patriot c soidier. the corruption and abuse of the national militia, and the degradation of our parliamentary institutions, are altogether less startling than the  revelation of Sir Wilfrid Laurier's political sentiments and aims by his contemptuous epithet of "foreigner," applied in a British nation to the chief representative of the British army. The use ofthe word  might be condoned as an indiscretion, due to excitement and anger,but unfoitunately it harmonizes perfectly with every act of Sir Wilfrid Laurier's political  Career, since he declared iu 18S5 that were he on the  banks of the Saskatchewan he would shoulder a  musket with the rebel, Louis Riel.  Sir Wilfrid will accept titles and medals, and make  meaniugles speeches about the empire, but there can  be no doubt that his aim is separation from the  Mother Country of the British race, and the domination of independent Canada by the " solid vote " of  Quebec, to which he bas owed his political existence.  It rests with the English speaking Liberals, the English, Irish aud Scotch, the "foreign" element of the  Liberal party, to sa3' how far their French leader  ?J��11 go in his campaign of treachery nnd disloyalty.  The mother-in-law has been completely vindicated  by President Joseph F. Smith ofthe Mormon church,  who must be conceded to bean expert on mothers-in-  law. ': I want tosay right here," said tbe-prophet in  an address in the tabernacle recently, "that tbe best  friends I evei had were my mothers-in-law. I loved  and honored them aud shall ever hold their memory  sacred." When a man with a hunch of them speaks  tht'F, the ircll:er-in-law joke should be called in.  A little over a year ago Robert Gamey was an obscure insurance agent in a remote corner of Ontario.  To-day be is one of the most prominent political characters in the Dominion of Canada. One Ontario pa-  pir credits the mau from Manitoulin with having  practically smashed the Ross Government single-  handed. His pluck is immense, as his individual  fight against the Ross Government, the Grit press, a  horde of unscrupulous officials, and the two eminent  commissioners, demonstrate. Mr. Gamey, despite  these immense odds, has beaten his opponents. Alone  he has defied them, daring them to meet him. Not  one dared lo accept his challenge. He told his  enemies and persecutors that the people were the  final tribunal, and to them he would appeal. He has  done so and throughout Ontario the peop'.e attended  bis meetings and went away convinced of the truth of  his statements. To day Mr. Gamey has the public  behind him, for the people know his story of the  Stratton scandal to be true.  For the wet spring days must be damp*  proof and vet light in weight and stylish in  form. Our new foot wear fills these requirements in every particular. Each pair of shoes  in our stock ls porticularly stj'lish and  thoroughly well made from tbe very best stock.  The- various leathers���Calf, Box Calf, Viei,  Enamel, Etc., and the different shapes enable  us to suit all tastes and fit all feet perfectly.  Prices to'suit everybody.-  Last week it was stated in these columns that Canada '���' cannot afford to give a million and a half to  Senator Cox and his friends for the privilege of having another franscoutinal line constructed." The figures should have been one hundred snd fifty million,  a difference of a trifle like one -hundred and forty-  : eight million five hundred thousand, not much in an  office like The Economist, where large sums of  money are continually passing back and forth over  the counter, but considerable to those who are not  accustomed  to handling bills of  vast denominations.  According to the report recently issued by Vice-  President Wbyte of the C. P. R., crop conditions  throughout Western Canada are everything that  could be desired. The fear that the backwardness  of the season would have a bad effect has been dispelled, and it now seems as if ''the harvest will be  larger and better than in former years.  Baker Street Nelson  Household Ammonia, quart bottles 25c  Benzine and Gasoline, big bottles - *. 25c  Turpentine, big bottle ���������-25c  Furniture'Cream, extra good -....-. ......25c  Hug Poison, big bottle. 35c  Copperas, Lye and Chloride ot Lime, all ready ior Spring House  Cleaning  Pure Baking Powder, in bulk '. ..35c per lb.  Seidlitz Powders, Fresh ....... ..25c  Rutherford's Cathartic Pellets, Good for Liver and Stomach.............25c  Wild Cherry Spruce and Tar. This is the popular cough remedy  originally prepared by Teetzel & Co., and is unequalled for  coughs and colds, 2 sizes 25c and 50c  DISPENSING    PRESCRIPTIONS    A    SPECIALTY   AT  REASONABLE TRICES.  . WM. RUTHERFORD, Druggist  PHONE A214  NIGHT PHONE B214 WARD STREET, NELSON, B. C.  ���   _ ���  i _ja.     f  ���>���-������ '4-  New   Piclur    Y  Mouldings,   I  Room Mould- X  '        f ingsandflate V  Rail.     We make a specialty of Picture Framing, Sign Writing,   f  ainting, Paper.Haiiging and Kalsominiug.    Estimates Furnished. 1  F.J. BRAB~LBY &. CO.]  insurance    Real   Estate   and  mining  Age  sHouses and offices to rent and lots for sale in all parts of the city.  Now is the time to invest in good  The Kootenay Valleys Co., L'td, London, Eng.  Nelson City Land and Improvement Co.  Fire and   Accident  Insurance   a   Specialty  ��� >**as#i? a  BAKER ST.. NELSON, B. C-  P. O. BOX 223  FERGU  A ladies' millitary company frcm Malone, N. Y.,  will visit Ottawa on Dominion Day. It will say very  little for the chivalric spirit of the Canadian militia if  an attempt is not made to capture the fair visitors.  ~It~is~I godoAthiiigAIiat Lord Dundonald gave his  statement to Colonel Hughes as well as to the minister of militia. If he had not replied in this way lo  the question of Colonel Hughes all the inconvenient  portions of his statement would probably have been  withheld from the public as confidential papers.  The question of theatricals under Church auspices  was dealt with at the American rurideacanal conference, England. Rev. W. G. Gilliat, rector of Iver,  said the Church should keep clear of theatricals. They  can do no good, and they might prove the means of  implanting in the j'oung a taste for such things. Rev.  EI. O. F. Whittingstal!, rector of Chalfont.St. Giles,  admitted that he once shared these views with regard  to theatricals, but he now considered that they had  no right to bar everything that lay off the direct path  of religion. The theatre could be used to the service  of Christ, just the same as cricket and football.  Dun's Review reports the wholesale trade of Canada as not especially active. While the near approach of midsummer may parti}-- account for this  still, the fact appears to be generally recognized that  business as a whole for the half-year just about closing  will be materially short ofthe figures for the corresponding period of 1903.  T hat J. Pierpont Morgan should be ill and the New-  York stock market firm and active is one of the surprises lo the financial world. The opinion prevailing  in former years that Morgan and the Stock market  meant one and the same thing seems to have undergone a gradual but relentless revision.  v T  terior.  NELSON, B. C.  he  largest exclusively   Wholesale   Liquor  House in   the in-  C3  ^  1=^TT  _L     Jt>.  itr pints and quarts.  Dawson's "Extra Special" Scotch.    Granda Cigars.  Mitchell's Heather Dew Scotch etc.    Earl of Minto etc.  A full line of imported and domestic Liquors and Wines.  WHOLESALE AMD RETAIL  Head Office Nelson, B. C.  Branch   Markets   in   Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon, Three  Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.  Orders by Mail to any branch will have prompt and  careful atteu  ion.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in  Camps supplied'011'shortest  notice and lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock..  ��. C. TRAVES. Manager  WADDS BROS.  Vancouver and Nelson  BAKER STREET, NELSON,   B.'C  Sewing Machines and Pianos  For Rent and for Sale  Nelson      Rossland      Trai  -TO-  St.'Louis, $60; Chicago, $65;  Toronto, $87.35; Montreal,  S98-,; Halifax,��� $128.80-;.Hew  'York,$IOi..  Three   Months'  DATES or SALE  , June 7,10,17and IS.  July 1. 2 and S.   August 8, i) nnd IO.  . September 5, 0 and 7.  Low  Excursion  Fares  For all Ens torn points will also be quoted  going via Port Arthur ail rail or 'laKe route,  returning same or via Chicago and St. Louis.  Old Curiosity Shop, Josephine St, Nefson  Fred. J. Squire  Tents and Awnings made and repaired.  Clothing cleaned and mended.  Dyer tlie Wallace-Miller Co,, Beta  For full narticulars apply to local agents.  J.S.CARTER,- E.J. COYLE,  Dist.PassiAgt., ..A.G-P.A.  Nelson. Vancouver  Bartlett House  (Formerly Clarke House)  The best $1 per day house in Nelson.  o  Nonc but white help employed.   The bar  the best.  G. W.  Bartlett,   Prop  '/ FO  Y  op  ^******��  w*.  N. E. T. TIMETABLE.  STANLKY STREET���  7.00 7.40'       S 20 a. 111.  9.00 9.40 I0.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.20 p. iu.  EOGUSTOWN ���  7.20 .00        S.40        9.20 a. in  io.oo     10.40     11.20  Ever}* 40 minutes ^mtil 10.40 p. m.  Awn-f      Cum  'Was?   ir  f 1 m m  Lots.     Warehouses.     Offices.     Apply A. V. MASON,   Man. Sec  The Car Earn, Phone 165B.  "1  HI  ^  L,  ter  umoeranuv.^  I Estimates Given  on General  Plumbing,  I Sewer Connections, Etc.  ���  I      Baker Street, near Ward1 Street, Nelson.  ���&���&-&���& <&������&<& '&<&&&-&4). <**<*"5>^-<&"<>^<5* <&-&"$>4%>f&&<& &���&���&&���,&&&  For a Pure, Healthful   Cereal, none can compare with f  =��     J-  19-     *&a       M -^b  Made in British Columbia  The.. Brackman-Ker '.'Milling  Co., Limited  .Manufacturers of High Grade Cereals.  Cash Advanced on Consignments  Goto   the Auction Mart for  Tents, Trunks, Boot, Rain  Coats, Furniture or General  .Merchandise.  Baker Street, Kelson.  Auctioneers  ���i  ���-3 <$  <A  <;. \^**&-v-^-~-:^^v,^v~*'' *~"r *"*a  ZSFT*  Rxz^fszzt^trs.-y. u -���  THE  NELSON  ECONOMIST  '- <4?AAfii-''--'^'''''''A1^^ '''������'��� ft-^^A''^.'-'-i^i{--j'''''",!'^  Z'Ayi*,:...i;^  ::"H:: ';^AAlfafSIS  ���'. . \-_.-'."������-A'A.; AA :'"A-';-':: "'.   :*;'" '.-A'-*-.-, A ..'���'"; ^A--'   :.,7 ������",;'A' AA/-!'a". AA/ A": ��� ": \* A''^A^:��^^  .���'"*���' '.'. "' \ ' '.A'z:'y~'���������.'.. a At    a.; ���'��� ���"��� .���;���"'.:. ���''���'..'..    .;,"A1.* ' /AA."' .���.'..AA;-.AvA-lwAv^f^i-X*^^^^  ������ * .-Ay ���r;7:'..- -:.��� A', i'7-A iy 7.77 ���::."��� '������ ..   .  -jo, :Ar.A:y7.A.AmA7/ZAmAv-7A^ZS^m  7      a- -.������..   *-..:-;;��� o. -yy  ���  /.. ���    -,. ..oy= -    ��� - :*:-:..^,aa:o ;.^.:";:---^;^%l^ef^^^B  "a...V"     ���       .    -���-,    . .-������: .; .   -.a    ,.O^osvSa,.s.a,-.;.,.,o^:^tefe5|*  ������....   ������_'.-...���-    ��� .        .      ..      ��� r ���;.��������������� ���    . -..- ���...�����-... -t, i-..-.'.H a.Vjvi .-.::: ;';���,;: !,M��ttiaHpMj5i       .                                                               .   O                 .. .    .   .   ' . . .'hh.'.h :��� .���..���.'...;.:..;....;,...;.,..^.. , v.H.,-..a;^;J.��J.��.^v.I'/^,^C��S  FffrA��JffiHtfifrSgSMt  "���   ���'������'���  *���*���-'-���* !?������ r3��� ��� '.^'���*'--y.r.-r^jijt  9  H.pjjfer   ,,..,,,,...., BMSk  a:a'iV;HV'aO>:..fk^m^  I.I^Sll  ptfl  ft vi?^i itvfejw.:  i��,;A*Ai,&A%&  .-������K^-fiaxafe  and Comfortable  1.75 to $7  ft^'i  ���yi - :��� y_ A*'oA^:V^;.'^;5":^;:t;^v|  V,:^?;'-\v.f-rrr-ti'.>u*;;i',':tfH  :Sz  were $2.2  ���v-  ,^aatj^  I '���.H'S.%:��ffi��S'  k-a.osvj;��  :iga��^��  Sj��|��  'HHHH.*--alseg  fife  gBEEgfiSgg53B8��^^  j. E.AHNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  One seven-roomed" hdusevahd  one* three-room bouse ���  for rent.  Three : dwelling houses for sale ra easy ter nis! A'  One Lot on   Stanley   street   opposite Royaler T  Hotel for sale at a bargain. :' *dllL  H/McG^USLAND  BAKER STREET, NELSON      A  :; h;;jsivi;g:ke.; v::  ���THE.,CELEB RATED  v  .The Julia Marlowe  % A- Z*;s A v^^&^e-Celebrated-Keith Shoe. *  % ta..-:;A ApS;^e;Dou^a^Shoe.'.': ;���.-...'. ��  '|$Cust��r^ Patching a Specialty1!  ress  c  omment  Belleville Intelligencer. "���'������.-  Dundonald bas got the sack from  our lightweight government... He ean  now return to Britain and pay his respects to that other ''foreigner/'.the  King.  Toronto Telegram.  Lord Dundonald's grandfather  helped to whack "Napoleon the Great,  and Senator Dandurand is taking the  first chance to get'. even . with the  family.  Hamilton Speclator.  How does the Globe know that Sir  Wilfrid Laurier did not mean foreigner  when he said "foreigner?" ' Sir Wilfrid  has not said so. There is no authority  for the explanation. The Globe is not  a mind reader. The Globe and all tbe  Grit newspapers have told us many  times how clever Sir Wilfrid was as a  first-class English scholar, and had a  most intimate knowledge of the English language and now the Globe seeks  to make somebody believe that he  doesn't know the meaning of the word  " foreigner"���a very common   word,  and one which   Sir Wilfrid has fre  quently used.  Hamilton Spectator.  The- Toronto Globe thinks it worth  while to put Hansard into the witness  box to "prove" that Sir Wilfrid'did not  mean what he said when he called  Lord Dundonald a "foreigner." But  Hansard, is utterly unreliable as a witness. Each speaker bas opportunity  to revise his speech.as reported by the  stenographers, and if there is an ything  in it he thinks, in cooler moments, he  should not have said.he alters it to  suit his second thought. If anything  is omitted, which he thinks should be  added, he adds it, Aud this garbled  stuff is sent out as a report of the  speeches in the commons and is quoted  by the Globe as unimpeachable evidence of what was said ! 'There can be  no doubt that, after the rebuke he * received from the opposition, when he-  used the word "foreigner," and afterward substituted the very little less ol>-  jestionable word " stranger," Sir Wilfrid carefully revised his speech as reported, and made it read to suit hi* ji  new ideas.  PIPES.  Nottingham, England;  Navy Gut Mild, Medium  Navy  Cut  Mixture.  te":  Tobaccos and Cigarettes are Second to rCone  WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTING AGENTS FOR WESTERN CANADA.  Beaton & Co., L'td, victoria jag  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson  cLATCHIE  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor  Op. fi- C. Customs House, Nelson  MONTREAL, Sole Manuiad  turers of the "Pinto Shell Cor  B    dovan" G/oves and Mitts  11       R- H. CAR LEY, B. C. Agt.  $7.50 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders muBtbe accompanied by cash aiid should be forwarded  either personally or by mail to the office of  W. P. TIERIHEY, GENERAL AGENT ��-.,Mf3^��*ISW*��*t^  rl'j^^MMM  v~<AA-A-=���.'"*  AaW  THE.NELSON ECONOMIST  The drilling contest next week will  |rfove a drawing card.  f I-*  Ik  '     f *   '  "n't  ���dp  af  The new band stand will be ready  . for a concert next Wednesday evening.  The Lucky Jack adverse case is being heard before Mr. Justice Martin  to-day.  L-K  ir*7 .  The police are receiving many com  plaints from the owners of gardens  that boys are stealing flowers.  i _y  - Two well-known Scotchmen engaged  In a fast fight on Baker street-, to the  great horror of the Eresbj terian por-  alation of Nelson. Tho matter will be  investigated before Magistrate Create  next Monday.     _    ., .*'  era nous  FRIDAY. JULY  ."*���'-* '  "f'.rs  i?F-*j"a"'  ���~i~~    -;  &;>"  '"AA -  "*iAA  A Volcanic E.ruprion of Laughter ?  Twenty-eighth'Annual Tour of  RICHARDS & PHII'fiU'S  FAMOUSGEORGIA  Headache.  Eyestraw  causes  both.  Drugs   '  relieve  only  temporarily.   Properly adjusted glasses remove  the cause and effect a  permanent cure. a  Satisfaction guaranteed;  CURES ALL EYE DISEASES.  IHfUMED EYES. SCALES OH W  GRANULATION ETC.  lauoe  Opticians  Baker   Street,   Nelson!  W  oundary VJre Shipment's:���:  s --,  40-CELEBRATED FUNMAKERS-40  IMIG NEW and NOVlL ACTS-JO  30-Sweet-Voiced Choral Court-30  -y  THE -BIG 6 COMEDIANS  6.  H.   Dudley',- Cla'rence Powell;  Bunk Campbell, Chas.. F. Scott,  Dude Kelly, -Ernmet Davis.  Beautiful Scenic and Electrical Effect*  Gorgeous      Street -   Parade      Daily.  Ouali^for Eveiybody  When you are indisposed: try   a  -  Ctiffof.Tea  r.  The following table-gives the ore shipments  1904, and for lust week :  Granby Minos, Phncnix    .  Snowshoe, Plioenix        .   ���  ISrooklyn, Phoenix  Mother Lode, Deadwood  ��� .  Sunset, Deadwood  Morrison, Deadwood.  B. <J. Mine, Summit .        .;  R. Bell, Summit   ��� ,'. ��� .  Emma, Summit . ���.   .  Senator, Summit Camp .  Oro Denoro .       .  ���Rivy Fogle, Summit  Winnipeg, AVcllingtoji   .  Goldon Crown, Wellington  Athelstan, Wellington   .  King Solomon, W. Copper  No. 7 Mine, Central    . .  City of Paris, Central . ������   .  Jewel, Long Lake   .  fJarrni, West l?ork'  Providence, Providence'.."  Kikhorn, Greenwood . .    .  E. P. U. and.Goldfinch '.  it ii by, Boundary Falls  Miscellaneous ���.  of Boundary  mint's for T902  ���  1003  . 3SJS.718  74,212  1*>3I-   J'.is't  -*:04,730  \tcek  1-1,941)  " 3-30,492  .    15,731 -  3,3o!)  .    10,3(55  S4,8S'2  .4,840  ,   22,937  303  . ** 15,537  . J2,435  *   14,2*)5  1,750  . 12,917   ���  192  oo-   .  850  ' 270  00  ���   00  ��� 5,040 '  ��� 2,908  9M  '    410  400  2sio  107  204  Total, tons.  G�� 1,420  79:870  "17,020  Certificate of improvements.  Tlie Vancouver find Kootrnny mincnil  el a'm.c, situate in t lie Nelson M in ing Division  of Wc.<,t Kootenay District..  .Where located : On cast side r>[ Kootenay  r.alcc, nbout tiiree miles cast of Ihe town of  Sanca.  Take notice tliat I, .!������ L. (5. Abbott, Five  Miner's Certificate No.J3Sl,lS-l for myself and  aSYlgent for II. Abbolt, free Miner's Corllll-  cuto No. H81,.|8��, and K. Ia. IJealley, Free Jlin-  ei-'s Ccrtilicate No. Ii(in,245, intend, sixty days  Irom tlie date hereof, to apply to Uie Mining  "Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant  of the above claims.   ���  And iurtlier'take noMce'tiiat action, under  Section 37,-nn'ist be coinuienced before issuance ofsuch Ccrtilicate of Improvements.  Dated thisaitJi day of Juno. 19<M. .  J. li. G. ���Ajiijott.  Notice.  Notice is hereby Riven that B0 days.after  date 1 Intend to apply to tlie Cliief Commissioner of Lands and "Works* for permission  to" purchase tlie following described land.  Commencing at a stake marked one-half mile  ivcstof iCitcliciier Station on the south side  of railroad track, tlience south 20 chains,  tlience cast 20 cliains. more or less, to lino ol  lownsite, thence nortli 20 chain.' more or less  to railway track, thence Wist along railway  track toplaceof commencement, containing  40 acres more o'r loss.  Dated at Kitchener, this (itii dny.of June, 1004  Geoisge A. Hunt. *  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Still's and J. A. Fractional Mineral'Claims,  situate in the Nelson Mining Division of JVest  Kootenay District. .   .' .  Where located : Oii-MorninR-mdunlnin.  Take notice that 4, .John JMcLutcliie." Free  Miner's Certificate" 1*0. Hfl8.'lfl2, for.m-yself and  as agent for Edward II. Stanley, Free Miner's  Certifi-c.ite No. Uf)S,4S4, tntendsixly days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Kecorder for ('(jrlillcaies of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Giants ofthe  above claims.  And further take notice tliat action, under section 37, must be commenced before  the "Issuance of such Certificates of Improvements." . ���  Dated this 17th day of May, A.D. 180I.  Joiix McLA,TcriiE.  CERTIFICATE OF-IMPROVEMENTS.  Certificate of Improvements.  JOY IN EVERY CUP.  DEAL  CUSH GROCERY  a _.  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts".  Little Johnnie Mineral Claim,situate In the*  . Nelson M-ining Division of West Kootenay  District. . " ,  :    Where located:   On .Rover   Creek,   about  ' til rcc miles from Kootonay Ilivcr.   Take no-  1 tire  tliat r,  Frank  Fletcher, of lho City or  Nelson, noting ns njrent for myself, Free Min-  ��� er's Certitlcate No..H82.023, iind A..C. Flum-  merfelt, Free Miner's Certificate  No. 1180,024,  Intend, sixty days from   lhe date hereof, to  applv to tlio Mining Kecorder for a Certificate  oflmplovemimts for lhe   impose or obtain-  ininga Crown Oiant of tlie above claim.  And further take notice tliat- action,luulcr.  section S7,'mnst be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  ��� Dated this 2filh day orsr.iy. A  D 1904.  FKANK Fl.KTCJIKt!.  Certificate of Improvements.  Mariposa, ITnnky Pauley Fractional and  Kipling Fractiontil MineralClaims, situate in  llic Nelson Mining Division of WchfKoote-  nay District.  Where located : On Morningmountaln.  "Take notice that I, John Mclintchlc, of tlie  City of Nelson, acting as agen t for Harry Me-  Leod,;Frec Miner's Certificate No IS58,:i<)4*and  'J'hoinas VV. T, Stoddard, Free Miner's Certitlcate No. B80,709, intend, sixty days fi urn the  .(kite hcreol, toapply to tlie Miningliccord'i:  for Certificates .of Improvcincnts, for the  purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the'  above elaims.-  ATid further trtke notice,'tliat action undej"  Section^!?, must bp cojuti_ien(:ed_before_tlie_i^  "suance ofsucli Certificates oflmprovemenls.  Dated tliis 18th or May, A. D.1MM.  ^OIIN SlcIaA'n.'lIIE, p. L,. s. -  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  R.   G.  JOY,   PROPRIETOR  Recluse Mineral Claim, situate in tlie Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located:��� Three miles WeslofNel.  son, on tlie C. A K. l'uilway.'  Take notice that I, John ilcLatehie, of the  City of Nelson, uctlng.asagent for Edward C.  Arthur, Free Miner's Ccrtilicate No. Hbb.ii/S,  intend, hixty days from tlie date hereof, to  apply to tbeiliiiuigltecorUcrfora Certitlcate  ol Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown (jntnt-of the above claim. .  And further take notice thatactlon, under  tection 'il, must be ���eommenced before the is-  Aiiuucc ofsuch Certlllcate ol Improvements.  Dated til iB 21st day or May, 1<J04.  . ���-John iicLATCiiiE.P. L.S. ���  50  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c  Anyone sending a sketch nnd'descriptioh mny  .. quicLlr ascertain onr opinion f roe whether an  iuTeiitlon Is probably patcnuible.   Comraunlon-  tlons strict)r confidential. Handbook on Patents  sent free Oldest oeency for securing patents.  Patent* taken through Jlunn & Co. receive  tptciolnotice, irltbout charge, lu tbo  Scientific" American*  A oandsoinelr Jtiostrated weekly. Tersest clr-  cntntlon ot any aclontlOc Journal.. Tonns, $3 a  year; tour months. ���>. Sold by all neirsdealera.  mm & togsirirzWew Yor&  fitama. OOea. tl& K St. Wsrfnagtou. p. c  Frank Fletcher  PROVINCIAL LAND SUKVEYOK  " *S. J. if. MJn era I Claim, silimtein tlieNclsoir  AUniiiS Division of West Ivoolenay I'istrict.  Wlierc localctl: On the North Fork of Wild  Horse Creek, North-HasL of aud adjoining the  "-Oronogfl"-Mineral C'iaiiu.  - Take notice that I, John Mcl.n'lcliic, oftho  Cily or Kelson, actini- as agent lor Duncan  McArthur, Free Miner's Certificate No.  Ii80,'7(;:s, intend, sixty days from the date  hcreol, toapply to the Mining Itacoidcr for a  G'L'i;!i!lca:o or Improvements, for the purpose  or obtaining.a Crown Grant or tlie above  claini.  And rurtlici-tnko notice that .action, n midsection fi, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certllicate of Improvements'.  Dated this'Jud day ol Mny, A. IJ. lot) I.  JoJIN  HCl.ATCIIIE  P. L. S.    '  Certificate of Improvements.  Oronoao Miner.nl Claim, situate In the Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District. .  Whore located .- On the Nortli Fork of Wild  Horse Creek. North Kast of and adjoining tli  "Joplin" M ineral Claim.  Takcnotiee tliat I, John McLatchie, of tlio  City of.Kelson, acting ns agent Tor (*lirist.lan  L. Hehnsenand Diuica- McArthur, Jixccutors  of tlie will of Kobert Uicsterer, deceased, Free  Miuer's-Certinente No. .intendsixty days  from the date hereof to apply lo-tlie Minin"  -Kebordcr for a Certllicate-6f linprovetncnlj*  for the purpose of obtaining-a Crown-Grant ol  the above claim.  Aiul further Uike notice, tliat action under  Section 37 must be commenced before tlie issuance of such Certlllcate'of Improvements.  .-��� Dated this 2nd day of May, 1904. -  "."���"..: .���'   '      John McLatchie.  Landg and Mineral Claims Surveyed  and Cro.wn Granted  P. O. Box5C3       Oillce: Kootenay St.* Nelson  W. 9. Gillett  Builder   and. Contractor  Estimates  given oh'."stone,-brick  aud woodwork.  Brick and Lime for Sale  ���'Certificate pf Improvements.  Pingree.aMay(lower,Blake. II. G: N",Sum-  it Fractional, and Snow Drift Fractional  Jf ineral Claims, situnte'iu tlie Nelson Miniuj;  Dlvislonof WcstKoptemiy district.  Wliere located: On tlio Divide between  Sandy and 49 Creeks above the " Florence G,"  Mineral Claim.-'  . Take notice t|in.t -I. Joint McLatchie. bf the  City of Nolscyn acting as agent for James T,  Stiiinford.FHree'Minor's Ccrtilicate No. BS0.G29,   AngusG.SIiiiw*, Free Miners CertifitftitC  U.'JS.aiSand Lotiis.Efii.st. Free Miner's 'Cor  en's Furnishings  Men's Summer Underwear, in natural'wool,  light   weights, at $2.00. .$2.50 and  $3.00  per-.   -  suit. ;  Men's    Balbriggan    Underwear   at  -$Aoo, ���"���  $1.25, and $1 50 per suit. ( ;  Men's  Sweaters, in   white, navy, black* <i"nd  fancy at 75 cents up.      ��� ���..���*���  Men's ancl Boy's  Bathing suits and Trunks  al 15 cents up. " ,  Men's   Golf   Stockings at  75c, $f.oo,   aud  $1.25. .     "       _ '     . -  Men's NijlU Shirts at 75" cents each.  Men's Soft Front Shirts, with   anil  without-  cuffs,   in  white,   fancy checks and stripes" at  /    ' *  $1.00 and Si-2-** each.   . . * *.       '   ���    -.  Men's   Half  Hose   in  Cotton, Lisle ^Thread     .' "):  and Cashmere at 25 cents up. .  Men's Hals, Christie  Stiffs, and.-Straws at,a     ' ���  special reduction. __  '���.  1-iouse Furnishing-s  .Carpets, Ingrains, 40*10 S> cents, yard..  ..Carpets, allwool, 99 to $1 25, yaul."  Carpets, T-jpestiy*, 50. to^i..10, yard./    ,  *^ar'pets,;Bnmsels, ^i.eoto.i 50, yatd'.'  ���   Carpets, Wi'lftjn.s.^i'.^ to $2.00, yard.  ' Cqipcts, vSqtiales, Tappestry, $10 to $12. -  _'. Carpets,.SqAiai'eh, Velvet, $20 toS22.  Car'peU, Squares, MoqiHt, $25 to $30.  Rugs, newest* jxitlerns,. fr- in $1.50 up.  ���L'i-noleilini, i:v.very ly.'il  floral and tile pattern j", "7 5c, 96c-and $t.t,o,'ynid...  .Cui'tain. ] oles,.- omplete from 50c up.  "Lace  Cm tains, 'Notliiigham,-at  75c,   *sr.oo,  $r 25:aud $2.00.   *  ���  ' Lace Curtains, Bfussel**, net and Iiish point,  at $2.gn, ^3 00., $4.00 and.S5.00.  ' . Ruffled   'Bbbbinett   Curtains 111 white   and  .cieam -a S2.25, $3.00. $t|.oo and $5x0.  '     Portieres in aJl'coiois.   ,   ���  Curtains,'-Muslin,./rom. 15c to 30c, yard. *  H&  Ci^\ ' ���   BURNS   BLOCK,  *L/-   ' BAKER STREET  The largest arid  best- assortment of fancy Rackets,  Centre -Tables/Couches, China   Cabinets,  Ladies*  Secretarys, Carpets,  Etc\,. to  be. found  in any Fur .  nitu re Store inthe Kootenays * ".      -  . -.. . -     A'  FURNITURE DEALERS  AND' UNDERTAKERS,  NEW   BIG SHOWS  CIRCUS  iESMGERIE   MUSEUM .HIPP0DR0MI  JUST TWICE LARGER THAN.EVER BEFORE  ELEVATED  STAGE  A-N EWCIRCUSTHROUGH OUT  O-RINGS  RING'S-^  .A Mult]tt|deor  New Features Never  Before   Presented In America  MARVELLOUS BELFORDS  The World's' Greatest Acrobats  MELNOTTE, LA   NOLE AND  MELNOTTE  Europe's Premifer Comedy High Wire  .     Artists.  6    ..-���'    GRACEFUL.GROTHS       -        6  Most Remarkable  Contortionists Extant  4        -        FLYING    LA    VANS    \.        4  The Most Senaatinrfal Artist Gymnasts  6        -        GARDNER'fAM'LV'      -'6  Heroes of the High  Horizontal-Bars '  Mcdonald bros.'  The Fore most Trick CycHsts  8-  ROVAL OKA JAPANESE TROUPE  8.  AREKIC ARTISTS  ANO  ANIMAL ACTORS  Performing  Elephants,   Camels,   Lions,  Tigers,    Hyenas,'   Tapir's,.  Llamas',*  Buffaloes, "Kangaroos, Ostriches,   Elk,   Deer,   Ponies,  .Goats   and   Monkeys  20WaJOLLY~ JESTING  CLOWNS - 20  ONE     HUNDRED    STARTLING    AOTS  A"; OU-R WINDOW DISPLAY  ^. Will  convince you" tliat' wc .lra\*e something to catch  fish with.  ���f   Plain and   Luminous Spoons, Peail   Minnows,Tearl Spoons, In  %' sects and Grasilioppeis,' Brown, Silver, Gold. Blue and Phantoms.  ?-   Oiu prices will surprise you.    \Ve aim.take caie of all orders, large  %. oi'small.   ���'       ���     ���  ' .   "     '      '      '    .*  ��-*?  WA  ^ui i *i '.iaruwc  ' AaSHlCRMEN'S H-KA*DOrj A INTERS  ���ancy-.unf  ' (    Tlie home of Correct Dress -for Women, handling  no .-merchaiidise * unworthy " of our guarantee   and.  Prices" always the lowest possible for goods .of the  right quality.' Why send East, when the same goodsi  at equal prices may he had ?    A trial will convince-.  you..   We-are anxious for your."business, but ask it.;  only-on our. merit.   We wish to serve you only when,  we can serve you Best.    ���  Grand Cold Glittering Street Parade at 10:30 a. m.  Adults, 50c. ���     Children, 25c.        One Ticket Admits Yotrto Everything  1.11 ne  No.  litlente JNo. 15. 80,832, Injcutl sixty days from  the date hcreol, toapply to Uie Milling Recorder l'or Ccrtlilctites oi Improvements, for  the purposCo! obtaining Crown Urants ol'.tue  abuve claims. ' ao*    - r ������' ��� ���  And further take notfee, tliat notion under.  Seetiou:J7 must be 'commenced before the issuance ofsucli Ccrtiiicatcsuf Improvements  J^alcd this lOlli day of No\ember, A. V>. 1903. I  I John McIjATCiiijb, P: JL.. S.*. j  ",*   AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRiETOR.  _, , , CORNER   HALL   AND   -VKRKON   STREETS,  The most healthful beverage for Hot Weather! Two blocks from wharf,  $1 per day and up.  No Chinese Employed  r^~9  ll  ���*%Af?Pg.__t-,&f, . '?v*- v-f,-*    r*i-.>*A,  ��� _.    ._^.~-��  "-w-^F  '-Mnae^'mnf ^t

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