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 -#,  *>-^.>cT\rL  v      v.���* I  0  - ty ���   \  ���* **-*     v.  .../- *    s  ?���-��� C.    <-���  ATW&fAfA  i*"\i-i?y7_��dy A-S-  _, ' It- ASH***..    ���   -  .    i a 'ij^&wSi  ���rt       h-^t  "riyASl  Af yiSTz,  ,'      I :     .  \ . ���-;<:, lo'ii.. *..!/<  ��� - -'tf  "-3��*  -Lip'  f   f-jL  J'pfi  VOLUME VIII.  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 1904.  NUMBEB 8  F~T\  ales of the   1 own  T,  If tho Jessie Shirley company had  given "Tlie Iron Master;' on the first  evening of tlieir week's engagement,  instead of "The Princoss of-Patches,"  it is more than probable tlie receipts  for the week would have been greatly  increased, notwithstanding the fact  that the attendance lias been-large  every night. The company seems to  be well adapted for* a play like''The  Iron Master," or "Lost Paradise," the  title under which it was originally  produced. As "Reuben Warren," the  superintendent of the iron works,  George McQuarrie demonstrated his  splendid ability as an actor, and Miss  Shirley, as "Margaret Knowltoti,"  showed what she could do in a really  good part, at least from the' specalors'  point of view. In this play Mr.  Forbes was also very acceptable, and  the same might be said of nearly every  other member of the company. In  speaking thus of the performance of  "The Iron Master," it must not be inferred that the company failed iu the  other plays. Such a deduction -would  be far from tbe truth. The only reason for specially mentioning this performance is tbat the play is the one in  which the company seems to give the  best satisfaction. Several of the other  pieces are at least equal to the dramas  which constitute the repertoire of the  average travelling company, and It  cannot be charged that the Shirley  company gave one really bad performance throughout their engagement.  "The Village School Teacher," or  "Doris," is a very attractive English  pastoral drama,, and Miss Shirley, in  the part of -Doris Vane,". ..never fails  to grasp what is' required.of her. Geo.  McQuarrie, as the Irish doctor, is also  remarkably good. He never breaks in  the Irish dialect, something unusual  With the average actor. As "Stephen  Brand," the convict, Frank McQuarrie  was probably seen at his best, and Wilson Forbes give a polished impersonation of the old rector. "Camille" is another piece in which Miss Shirley,  George McQuarrie and Forbes Wilson  were seen to great advantage. In a  way, "Camille" may be regarded as  the strongest piece in the repertoire,  although not the most popular with  -th,e audience. The average theatre-goer does-not-relish-pieces-of aasombren  character. Altogether the company is  a good one, and well-earned the generous patronage it received during its  Nelson enagencient. To-night the engagement closes with "A Farmer's  Daughter."  the state owns a majority of the stock  in some local railroad that has not been  earning dividends. On the motion .of  Ihe private minority stockholders,  United States District Judge Paruell  appointed receivers for the road. This  was considered contrary to the interests of the state and Chief Justice Fuller, sitting in the court of appoals, suspended tlie order appointing the receivers, whereupon the govehor of the  state took possession of the property.'  The editor of a Raleigh paper who had  criticized Judge Purtiell very severely  for turning the state's property over to  pri vat'e receivers had been brought up  before the court, fined ��2,000 for contempt aud denied the right of appeal.  ^He refused to pay the fine and was sent  to" jail, whereupon. his"friends went before the federal court of appeals; for a  writ of habeas corpus and obtained liis  liberty. The i tiling follows rather  closely that of all recent court decisions  on the power of judges to "punish by  contempt. It was held that this applied only to acts of con'empt done in  the presence of the coui;t ordisobed-'  ience or resistence to lawful orders. It  is held that newspaper criticism however severe, is not an obstruction of the  process of the court or a disobedience  to auy order. Unless this principle is,  maintained, judges will escape all sense  of public responsibility for their acts.  It i.s generally recognized that attempt  to influence either judge or jury while  they arc deliberating over a case is improper, though we doubt if it is punishable as contempt, as The Economist has contended before in speaking  of the.Canadian courts. .But when the  act of either judge or'.'jtiry'is done and  becomes .matterof public record, it is  just a much proper subject of public  criticism as the act of any other pub'-'  lie.oflicei1;;- It appears that this, like  many punishments of newspapers for  contempt, was a case of judicial bad  temper?  EVENTS AND GOSSIP  Mrs. J. E. Annable is visiting friends  in Rossland.  fell him on Friday at his mine was not  as serious as at first reported.  All old-timers in British Columbia  are ticijUaintcd with James Orr, the  first member of the Legislature from  Cariboo district. That was in 1803,  long before Confederation. Mr. Orr is  now eighty years of age, but he has  never altogether recovered   from  the  Within the next few weeks a judge  ���will be appointed to fill  the   vacancy  caused by the superannuation of Mr.  Justice Drake.    The    Legislature  of  British Columbia  has decreed that a  resident judge should he appointed for  the Kootenays. and now would be  the  proper time to bring the matter before  the Dominion Government.   A great  deal of the litigation of British Columbia originates in  the Kootenays, and  the necessity of having a resident j udge  is quite apparent.   Besides, it would  give the new judge the advantage of a  -delightful    location.      Every    judge  who has visited Nelson  has expressed  the conviction that this place is second  to none in the Province from a residential point of view.   A move to have a  resident judge  appointed   should   be  made at once.   The local  bar should  meet and communicate their desires to.  Mr. Galliher.  mining fever. For the past few years  he has been in the government service,  but the othor day ho bought the regulation outfit and started out on a prospecting trip. He left Vancouver by  train for Spence's Bridge, and from  there with a packhorsc struck out for  Similkameen district, where he will relocate a quartz property which was disco vered,longago.*-*lIe believes that the  early opening up of the Siiuilkameen  district; will make his prospect valuable,,  and his old friends will be pleased if lie  realizes his expectations.  Vancouver, not Nelson, lacrosse team  will play Revelstoke on Labor Day.  Sandon,   Slocan,    Cranbrook    and  Revelstoke will celebrate Labor Day.  Local nimrods report grouse-hunting  as being the most unsatisfactory In  many years.  Chief Jarvis was presented wich a  purse previous to his departure for Toronto on his vacation.  -The theatre was well filled this after-  r /  noon,  when   "A   Child of the Regiment" was produced.  Subscriptions for the Nelson Fair  are coming in in a manner to make  Secretary Annable smile.  Dr. O. M. Jones, one of the most  noted surgeons on the coast, was in  the city this week on professional  business. ,  Dr..Macdonald, of Brandon, brother  of W. A. Macdonald, K. C, returr.ed  home this morning after visiting Nelson for a week.  Mrs. Thurman, mother of W* A. and  George Thurman, and/ CharlieoJam-  icson, their nephew, left."for home  at Winnipeg last Thursday' ;  The friends of Dr. Arthur are much  gratified that the accident which  be-  Kaslo  city   council    is   protesting  against the propbsed concentrator at  the Cork,  because   of contaminating  the water supply of that place.  The Nelson basket ball team will go  to Slocan city on Labor Day to play  the team of that place, and it is needless to say that Nelson will win.  On Sept. 14th, the ratepayers of  Kaslo will vote on a by-law to exempt  a zinc separating plant from all municipal taxation for a period of ten years.  The Nelson lacrosse boys are practising every evening getlingready for the!  game with Cranbroak during the Nel-i  son Fair.  They will leave immediately'  after the fair for New Westminster.  The Telford case is now on in Vancouver, and it was expected would be  i completed to-day. The deputy attorney-general created a sensation in the  court Thursday by applying to havo  the charge changed from manslaughter  to that of murder. When Telford was  committed on the charge of manslaughter he elected to taken speedy  trial before County Court Judge Bole.  If Mr. McLean had succeeded in having the charge changed to murder, the  trial would have had to come before a  Supreme Court Judge and a jury.  Judge Bole refused the application and  the trial proceeded.  Last night Mr.- Starkey reported to  the Board of Trade the resnlt of his  mission to Winnipeg to interview the  C.rP.R. transportation officials. That  bis report, which has been outlined in  these columns before, was eminentlv  v.        J - *���  satisfactory, was.best evidenced by the  fact that he was tendered a hearty vote  of thanks by the board for his work.  The suggestion has been made that  some kind of-official opening of the  new exhibition buildings should take  place, and many believe that it should  take the form of a band concert. The  Nelson City Bandjbasdone its best to  entertain the citi^nd this slimmer and  it would be a fitting acknowledgment  of their services if that organization was  permitted to open the exhibition buildings, at which a small admission fee  would be charged.  W. G. Gillett is now putting the finishing touches on the new Fair building, and expects to have it completed  by the 10th of September, five days  earlier than the contract calls for. Visitors to the new building are surprised  to find it such a commodious structure,  and it maysurprise evenNelson citizens  to learn that it will be one of the lar-.  gest exhibition buildings in the west.  The committee in charge ofthe decoration have made their plans for beauti-  a  fying the buildings, the material for  decorating having-been ordered. If  the present plan is carried out, the  building will present a really beanti-  ful spectacle when it is thrown open  to the visitors.7 Secretary Annable believes in .brightening upn things, and  with that end in view will' have the  building so decorated as to create the  best possible impression to the visitor  upon entcriug the place.' Large exhibits are coming from Kaslo, Trail,  Fire, Valley, Vernon, Creston���Grand  Forks, Greenwood and .Midway, and  many applications are coming in for  space for display of manufactured^ar-  ticles. The Fair is bpurid to be a great  success.  N  ews of the  M  mes  LARDEAU MINING NOTES.  Camborne Miner.  Supplies  are being  packed   to   the  Mammoth group and Big Showing on  Goat mountain.  A. F. Roseuberger is awaiting word  from Michigan before.commencing the  work of repairing the damage caused  by the recent forest fire.  Barney Crilly is in town and reports  very favorably for his company, the  Great Northern mines. He says that  many improvements are mapped out  for the Oyster-Criterion, and he has  greater faith than ever in the future  of the property.  BOUNDARY MINING NOTES.  FEMALE EDUCATION  MedjcaLauthoritiesjBontinue to con-  It is a peculiar circtiinstance and  one worthy of note that the majority  ol women who come late to tlie theatre  are usually the homeliest fomale3 in  the community. The at'entioti; of the  writer was drawn to this peculiarity  theother evening, and a careful study  ofthe faces of the various women'who  came in late emphasized the truth of  the contention. Handsome women  are always in before the curtain goes  up, while ugly looking females delay  until the middle of the , first act,  thereby displaying., their- homeliness  and at the same time -exasperating  everyone who is interested in the performance.  tend, in spite of popular disapproval,  that modern methods of education for  women are gradually sapping their vi:  tality,' impairing their health and unfitting them for the performance of  their primal duiies as wives and mothers. Wc suspect that tlie woman president of Bryn Mawr college for women is right when she insists tliat female education is wrongly blamed for  the common tendency and development of women in the great intermediate class which is most in evidence  when the subject is under discussion.  The-view of Miss Thomas, set out ln  this place not long ago, was that women educated in colleges are quite as  fit for marriages and marry quite as  much as other women in the .same  class.  can_A cadeLmy^oTMedlei_n c__t hjs__s_u.bjec,t  was discussed with a fullness and particularity that testifies to the deep feeling of the profession about it. We find  the fullest and most intelligible report  of a paper by Dr. Smith, of Toronto,  who holds that modern education has  impaired the happiness of individuals  and the vigor of the race by preventing  many thousands of women from becoming wives and mothers.  Some time ago the supreme court of  Missouri vindicated the right of free  newspaper criticism of the courts in a  rather important ruling. Lately the  federal court of appeals for the state of mouth's  leave of  absence, and   will  Acting  Chief   of  Provincial   Police  Bullock Webster has been granted a  North Carolina has taken another step  in the same direction.    It seems that  spend  his vacation in the great Canadian summer resort. Nelson, B. C.  She held that marriage bad declined  throughout the great middle class, from  which most college women are drawn,  because, to put it crudely, the home  education of women in that class is  above their station. That is to say,  nearly all of them have been taught to  expect in marriage the luxury, freedom  and irresponsibility enjoyed by women  who carry large dowries to their husbands. Middle class men without great  fortunes, Miss Thomas says, avoid as a  costly luxury marriage with women  who will not work with them like the  lower, aud cannot share the cost of living with them like the wealthier class  of women.  At the recent meeting of tbe Ameri-  Dr. Smith deals with college education less than with that ofthe secondary schools, which he insists train  the brain at the expense of the body,  interfere with the natural development  of the latter at the most critical time,  lay the foundation of future diseases  that prevent inclination for or happiness in marriage, instil tastes and tendencies that make the highest duties  and privileges of home life distasteful  and impossible, and by generating obvious discontent and unhappiness In  marriage, warn away from it the increasing myriads of bachelors and spinsters.  .cerned.healthjs^not^sojmpoi'tant.-for,  the man as the woman.'.'  It is quite certain that Miss Thomas  and Dr. Smith are looking at different  aspects of the same fact; which 13 tliat  the physical vigor of the great majority  of American women is declining with  their gain in mental deve lopment. Dr.  Smith is not sure that this is moro true  of women than of men ; but he thinks  it vastly more important. It'may be  necessary, he says, to sacrifice the phy-:  sical vigor of the males by severe intellectual training in order to enable  them better to earn a living and sup-  port wives and families.  We should think that he would confine this admission to the comparatively  small number whose intellectual labor  society demands. Wcshourd think that  for the great mass who make a living  by unintellectnal labor, he would be as  careful to preserve the vigor of the  males as that of the females. However,  in his view some male deterioration  may be endured if only the primitive  vitality of the race is maintained in its  wives and mothers.  Phoenix Pioneer.  About twenty men are working on  the foundations for the new ore crusher  at the Mother Lode mine.  Abeut 40 men are emplooyed at the  Emma, in Summit camp, 6 at the Oro  Denoro and 7 at the Reliance.    '  A fourteen inch vein of ore has been  reached on the Barbara, near Greenwood, that runs close to ?100 a"ton.  After the train wreck this week,  stopping ore shipments, some of the  furnaces at the Granby smelter were  blown out for a day or two.  Capt. eMorrison says that he will  shortly resume work on the Blue Jay.  This week he secured an assay of $37  from the face of the long tunnel, now  in over 200 feet.  This week Mclntyre & McDonald  transferred the'borse whim from"the  Strawberry mine, on tbe North Fork,  to the Silver Iii ng claim, in Skylark  camp, that is being worked under  lease and bond by Mike Kane and  associates.  The water is being kept out of the  Stemwinder mine, it requiring but a  few hours each week or ten days.v This  mine is to be worked when the Brooklyn is under way.  This week Supt. Collins spent'several  days in Greenwood and'at the Morrison mine, which is also to be gotten  ready for operations shortlj*, being  followed    by   the    Athelstan-Jackpol  group in due time.  POPLAR MINING NOTES.  Trout Luke Topic.  The Mother Lode tunnel Is in 50 feet  and crosscutting will be commenced at  once.  ��� VO-.-*!  J. A. Magee of the Spyglass returned  Wednesday from a business trip t��>  Trout Lake and Revelstoke.  A tunnel is being run ou the Morning group, Rapid creek, to tap the  main lead at a depth of 50 feet. From  this deptn drifting will be done on the  lead.  The season's assessment work hi-ii  been done on the Cranbrook group,  Poplar creek, by Fred J. Hazen. Theie  is a very large lead of quartz on the  group, carrying good gold values.  The tunnel on the Broken. Hill,'  Rapid creek, is now in nearly a hundred feet. An additional 75 feet will .'~V\f  have to be run before the rich lead of - -_  arsenical iron uncovered on thesur-' > Y_-,;  face is reached. This will give a depth - :' .-  of about 125 feet.  Work will shortly be commenced on  the group of claims on Poplar creek,  bonded to Dr. McDougalll a short time,'  ago by George Ross and John and  James Caldwell. There are two groups,  comprising four claims each, one between Poplar aud and Casca'de creeks,  and the other adjoining the town of  Poplar. Instructions were received  from Dr. McDougall this week to commence running a tunnel on the Hercules group. .  *  The strike in the lower tunnel of the  Spyglass is much more important than  at first supposed.    When first encotf.l-  tered the lead was from ten to fourteen  inches in  width, but in tbe last ten  feet driven it has widened to from 22 to  24 in-'hes.   The ore is also much richer ,  than atthe surface, carrying..galena;., _____,,..",]  'gray*copper and TmtiveBilveracttwsrthe':-'-^-^*"  ^vlToIc-width"of tbe ledge.' The* tunnel  is in a little over 100feet.   Twelve men  are being worked eight boursbifts.  SLOCAN MINING NOTES.  Slocan Drill.  A   foot of ore has been exposed ott  the Chicago.  Operattons have  been   resumed on  the Soho, in the Sandon camp.  c  Sandon mines last week shipped 2-iff  tans  of ore, making 7279 tons to date.  ��_ The Hewitt, people haye purchased*  M. R. Rathbone's interest in theLorna  Doone clsim, adjoining their property.  on Four Mile.  The lessees of the Mountain Con  have just received *f*5150 for a 17-ton  shipment of ore. Three cars netted  $13,000. The Con has turned out a  regular bonanza.  B  oundary  OreS  hipments  j '(What," he asks, "lias made the  average marrying age rise from 10 to 20  during the last 100 years? What has  made the divorce rate rise? Simply that  women have been gradually educated  to want more arid to be able to do less.  It may' be justifiable for men to exchange a little health for. higber education ; but, so fat as the race is con-  Thishe would conserve in every generation for the sacred purposes of maternity and the perpetuation of the  race. To that end he would put a stop  to all mental training that interferes  with bodily development, substituting  dress-making and domestic economy  for Greek and algebra and get every  woman .safely married at eighteen  years of age.  The following table gives the ore shipments  190-1, and for last week :  Granby Mines, Plioenix    .       .  Snowshoe, Plioenix   Brooklyn. Phoenix   Mother Lode, Deadwood       .       .       .       .  Sunset, Deadwood      .       .       .       .  Morrison, Deadwood       .       .       .  B. C. Mine, Summit   It. Bell, Summit   Emma, Summit   Senator. Summit Camp ...  Oro Denoro .       .       .       .       ..'���..  Brey Fogle, Summit        .       .  No. 37   Mountain Rose . .       .       .       .  Reliance       .       ...        .  Winnipeg, Wellington    .        .        .        .        .  Golden Cr ��������������    "ellington       ....  Athelstan, Wellington   .       .       .       .       .  King Solomon, W.  Copper       ....  No. 7 Mine, Central   City of Paris, Central   Jewel, Long Lake   .       .       .  Carmi, West Fork   Providence, Providence   Elkhorn, Greenwood .       .       .       .  E. P. U. and Goldfinch .       . "    .  Ruby, Boundary Falls   Miscellaneous   of  Boundary mines for 1002  1903  393,718  74,212  130,492  15,731  3,339  .   19,305  22,937  363  15,537  2,435  5,646  1904  Past Week  ���.��0,210 t C5  118,848  3,158  32,295  1,098  1,756  14,631  33  222  354  166  100  33  33  2,968  910-  501  400  305  167  226  *~  Total, tons-  684,426      528,419       12,939 THE NELSON ECONOMIST  m  The Nelson Economist  Published every S'fltdfday afternoon at  Vkrnon Street, Net.so_?, B. C.  $i Per Year in Advance  Advertising rates made known on application.  All changes ln  advevtlsfc-ncnts to insure Insertion sliould reach  this oflice not later tha*i Thursday, 12 o'clock.  "When change of address Is required, Ills ieslrible that both the  old address and the new be given.  Address all   communications,   "Publisher   of   Thk   Nelson  Economist. Nelson. B. C."  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  The Grand Forks carnival committee appears to  have got its affairs in bad shape. As the Sun of  that city says, it is lamentable, inasmuch as the good  name ofthe city is at stake. It appears that the committee finds that it has a deficit of about $1200. At  present there are charges and counter charges being-  toade. " The secretary of the committee states that  the liabilities exceed the receipts by about $1200.  This statement is doubted by a number of people,  even by some who were connected with tbe enterprise.  These people make Jhe assertion that there wasa  sufficient amount of money taken into meet all obligations and leave a snug profit besides. In the meantime, however, the fact remains tbat there is an army  ��f unpaid actors, entertainers, theatrical managers,  newspaper men and mechanics who are spreading  the news broadcast that they Lave been victimized.  :- The concensus of opinion at Grand Forks appears to  be that the good r^me of the city bas received a stain  \ which it will take years to wipe out.  gard to the militia Duudonald knew he would be retired. He did not complain that he had been unjustly  treated, but he had the courage of his convictions and  in expressing them publicly had magnanimously  sacrificed himself in the interests of Canada and the  Empire. Lord Dundonald had achieved his object,  that of making the raising of* a strong militia the crucial question in the Dominion, and in the views expressed he had carried with bim the thinking people  of Canada, the bone and sinew of the country, and  the effect would be for the lasting good of Canada.  Sir Charles entirely approved of the attitude of Lord  Dundonald and was convinced no man in anj'thing  like a similar position had done so much to advance  the real better and higher interests of Canada ; of all  men who had occupied the position not one .had given  such a patriotic and imperialistic proof of his appreciation of the exigencies of the situation.  Revised figures of the gold output of the Transvaal  (South Africa) mines for July, 1904, show  that it  was not-so  great as stated in the  first cabled estimates.    These latter were 325,000 ounces whereas  the later figures for the month in question as 307,840  ounces.    The output for the preceding month (June)  was 308,219 ounces, and for  the month of May preceding, 314,480 ounces.    No explanation is made of  the falling off in production in July, as compared with  tbe two preceding months.     The only possible explanation, and, probably the correct one, is  that the  larger mines temporarily reduced   production, while  a waiting the advent of Chinese labor, and for which,  in order to  systematicaliy provide, it may have been  found  necessary to   re-arrange   their . underground  working methods.     The report of production for the  present   month, will, when   made   known,  furnish  some  fairly accurate idea of what may be expected  from Chinese labor in the mines.  """' FALL STYLES*  ��� Of MEN'S SHOES to hand.    Good to look at; good to wear,"  <��� and reasonable in price.  ���       ! Fred. L. 1 rwi n, Baker st.  �������������������������������������������������������� �����������������������������������#��������������������������������������������������<  and  Insurance    Real   Estate  Mining  Agent  Houses and offices to rent and lots for sale in all parts of the city.  Now is the time to invest in good  Ranch Property  The Kootenay Valleys Co., L'td, London, Eng.  Nelson City Land and Improvement Co.  0  Dun's Review reports frcm Montreal that while in  one or two lines of wholesale trade a little more inquiry is evident,.the midsummer quiet still continues.  City retail trade shows some signs of picking up.  Remittances are fair. Shipping men continue to  complain of poor outwaid freights. The rate for call  money is still 5 per cent., with a comparatively light  demand. At Toronto, continued cool and unsettled  , weather bas interfered with summer trade. Canned  ���geeds are firm, sugar steady and butter, cheese and  eggs inclined to lewer prices, owing to large supply.  It Pays to Deal with Rutherford  Your doctor -will send his prescription to Rutherford's Drug Store if you ask him. Careful dispensing  by the proprietor, pure drugs and fresh are special  features in this store.  There is a great difference in Drugs and Chem-  . icals as regards purity, and this store makes it a  point always to buy the best and purest even though  1 the price is higher.   IT PAYS TO G-ET THE BEST.  Take the item of Quinine. __ .. There are  cheap  grades of German Quinine, which most drug stores  use.   We use nothing but Howards & Sons best English-Quinine.      It   costs   moire,   but  WE   DON'T  CHARGE MORE.  Send us your Recipes and Prescriptions.  WM RUTHERFORD, Druggist  PHONEA214  L.NIGHT PHONE B214 WARD STREET, NELSON, B. C.  Fire and  Accident  Insurance   a  Specialty  TV- Q. RROGTER  BAKER ST.. NELSON. B. C.  P. O. BOX 223  E. FERGUSON & CO.  Nelson, B. C.  r The largest exclusively  Wholesale  Liquor  House in  the interior  PABST  In Pints and Quarts  Dawson's .\Extra Special" Scotch.    Granda Cigars.  Mitchell's Heather Dew Scotch etc.    Earl of Minto etc.  A full line of imported and domestic Liquors and Wines.  PRESS COMMENT.-  Dealers say that the local apples en the market are  in every way superior to the imported article. Tbis  is a geed argument to use in favor of ihis district as a  fruit-producing country. There is little doubt of Nel-  "son^district���being���able���1->���supply���th:���westirn.  Canadian market in a few years, if proper attention  is given to to tbe development and encouragement of  the fruit industry.  Hamilton Spectator. *"*  Our esteemed an reverend ^contemporary the Tor-  cuto Gltbe is forgetting that-.it, is strongly opposed to  tl.e discussion of cases pending before the courts, aud  it is making much remark about the Conservative  ���' purity fund"���remarks calculated to make its  readers���including the judges���believe that the creation of that fund was in the interest of corruption.  But perhaps -it is not intended to go on with the  counter petitions ?  It must be a matter of congratulation to the citizens of Nelson that ho event in the past has worked up  the same amount ot enthusiasm as the fortheoming  iait under the auspices of the Nelson Agricultural  and Industrial Association. The c'.tizens generally  -seem to regard the fair as a personal matter, and are  doing everything in their power to make it a great  success.  The Toronto Telegram cannot see why it was that  Mrs. Maybrick, who is credited with being the first  vocalist to attempt-The Holy City." should have  ieceived a fifteen-years' sentence, whereas thousands  of other offenders have escaped.   .  When John Houston was running for the Legislature, Hon.'Charles Wil on came to his aid. Now,  Mr. Houston is showing his gratitude for services  rendered by abusing Mr. Wilson. If the latter has  beerrguilty of any offence, it was in giving assistance  to John Houston.  Toronto Telegram.  Canada's Islands are gone, through the kindness  oi Lord Alverstone, and Canada's self-respect will go  if the Vanderbilt, millions are to carry the Duke of  M arlborbugh to Rideau Hall. Canada has become  Treconciledto" the" idss~or_herislands,-which-Ioss-was-  represented as a sacrifice on the -high altar of Im-  P eria! duty. Canada wijl not be so easily reconciled  to an appointment that must advertise this proud  abode of freedom ns the happy home of six million  subjects of an " American vicereine." It may have  been all right for Lord Alverstone to take our islands  for the sake ofthe Empire's peace, but it is n'otj and  never can be, all right for the Imperial authorities to  take away Canada's self-respect by sending the Duke  of Marlborough to Rideau Hall.  Sir Charles Tupper has sailed for Canada on the  Bavarian. Interviewed at Liverpool as to whether  the Dundonald incident had blown over, Sir Charles  replied it had not. Lord Dundonald considered the  militia should not in any way be mixed with politics,  so that all classes might join in'citizen soldiering with  the object, if necessity arpse, of defending their  country, which Sir Charles considered the weakest  jpot in theBmpite.   In propounding his policy in re-  Oltawa Cltizon.  It is just as we have said.     Tbe rapacious government leaders in  Quebec are ready to sacrifice the future of that  province  provided they can   delude its  p eople into vctirg en racial lines.    No newspaper or  public man in the  English speaking provinces has  ever appealed to the peopleto vote against Sir Wilfrid  Laurier because he is a French-Canadian.     Such an  appeal would beun-British and unfair and would not  be listened to by a self-respecting electorate.    On his  personal qualification Sir : Wilfrid   Laurier   has as-  much claim to the support and respect of Canadians  of all classes as any other public man.    He is judged  purely on  his political record and the recorded vote  of the English-speaking provinces shows that.     It  remains for Sir Wilfrid Laurier's own ministerial colleagues and government organs in  Quebec to claim  that all FrenchtCauadians should vote against Mr, R.  L. Borden and for Sir  Wilfrid Laurier, not on their  respective policies but because Sir Wilfrid Laurier is  a French-Canadian:    And Quebec responded in 1900  with 58 out of  65 votes.     If it does the same in the  next election, can that province blame the rest ofthe  Dominion if the English-speaking provinces take up  the gauntlet th us thrown in the face ?  urns &  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  MEAT  MERCHANT  ' '   .c. - ���.*   *  Head Office Nelson, B. C. /  j CLOTHES    CLEANED    AND  MENDED.  \      OVER J. H. WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON, B.C. |  '��� .>*���    A    m\    A     a*a     ��V-A    A    A. .A  JA    A     _�����   A    A    A     A    A     A    A    A��� A    A    A  . A A  ��� V   V     ���     ��� ���*   ��� ���      V    V    V   ��� V    V    V    V    V   V    V    %���    %"     '���*     '���*     -*-     "���*    V    V     -���*    V V  NELSON ELECT RIG  Branch   Markets   in   Rossland,  Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon; Three  Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.  tion.  Orders by Mail ,to auy branch will have prompt  and  careful atten  TRAMWAY  GO., LTD.  NELSON, B.C.  ?      n n H B - ��� A BB_k I        . /I $_.  p Pi-no photographers f  V   lef B  UfJl   ��� Vancouver and Nelson        \  niurn CTIKCT     U CI CAM       D      I"  BMncn ������� Wk.rn.rn. i ��-����fc��.��.���*��w-,��� ��.��-*_%  West Kdotemay Butcher Co  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in  illO  FRESH  li.LT MEAT!  Camps supplied on shortest  notice and lowest prices.  Mail orders receive .careful  attention.  Nothing but fresh, and  wholesome meatscand supplies  kept in stock.  E.C/TRAVES. Manager  SewingMaciine.and?ianos  For Rent and for Sate  Old Curiosity Shop, Josephine Si Nelson  N. E. T. TIMETABLE.  STANLEY STRHE.T���  7.00       7.40       820 a. m.  ��� 9.00 9-40 IO.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.20 p. m.  bogusTqwn���  7.20 ,00       8.40       9.20 a. m..  10.00    .10.40"    11.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.40 p. m.  CDC Al      CCT/ITC   1 \ fc_V-^_U_r-/U-vjrj* -n'I_t-7  I    Lots.     Warehouses.     Offices.     Apply A. V. MASON,   Man. ScV  'The Car Barn, Phone 165B. -  d's Fair  Excursion Rates  Nelson  Rossland  Trail  St. Louis, $60; Chicago, $65;  Toronto, $87.35; 1 Montreal,  $98; Halifax, $128.80; New  York,$IOI. ^  Three   Months'   Limit,  JOB PRINTING AT  THE ECONOMIST  T  -j-^��  JEL  K.STRACHANJ;  Plumber and Gasfitter  Estimates Given  on General Plumbing,  Sewer Connections, Etc.  Baker Street, near Ward  Street, Nelson.  DATES ol SaVLE  June 7,16,17 ana 18.  July 1,2 aud 3. -August 8, 9 and 10.  September 5,6 and 7.    - .  Low {Excursion fares  ForaIl/-Enstern points.will also he quoted  going via Port Arthur alKrall or laKe route,  returning same pr*ia Chicag^and St. Louis.  Kor ruHnartfculars apply to local agents,  J. 8. CARTER,  Dtit.Pus.Agt.,  Nelnon.  B.J.COYLK.  A. G- P. A.  Vancouver  MAKE NO MISTAKE  For a Pure, Healthful Cereal, none can com-  pac��-withk ; ������������:.--  ���    /������������   ��������������� **���  Made in British Cclumbia  The Brackman-^  Manufacturers of High Grade Cereals.  Unreserved  Auction Sale To-Night  AT THE AUCTION   MART  furniture. Organ, Bikes, Suits \of Clothinsr, -Pants, Jewelry,..Watches*.  Jl^ors and a lot of general merchandise.  SALE TO COMMENCE AT 8 0'CLOOK  J.  GREEN, AUCTIONEER,  \    BAKER STREET, NELSON* THE  NELSON  ECONOMI&r  ���-...._,..'!_���.'-..{������   ��� - A., 7 ��������� '>.--,"* -i'-aacV* -r eJ"''tW-^'JVrffi"  yA.yA:rr:Ai^mAmM$^,  ������... ������'^���^^���:���^���--..&Bf?.���.iV'W^^Jisga  '    . ^,:.-. ���.: .....JH;-,.- v.n.'i'aO-aXH^V^'^/i^^HS^s.,.  ;H.:>>o-;o,;H;Ai|te|^^Sj  i^^^sassss  BBS!  5  HAM  ������ r;ar;-;  'A'AM^mM  -a;     !������":, ������"Am-J^'-.^b'm  ������7A. i;"5^HSga^gafciI  ;,HJ.':.a^o:;j.SS^PiI  ;:iao����ip|  I:'. - .''���;-'./.- ������. o>:*'S��S$if *|  ���;:r'' r'r^r^A'^yW  7.:! iy. 777 >~A'��y?i B  :-H--n.,;a,or'liiPll  OOjao; $0:-a1i#��||  " *yss?ssi  Luxurious and Comfortable;   From $ i .75 to  A:,a.;tA  A few left of our  l'7A^y7-7zi!&��&t  '^i��aS,oSi0^|  0K40: '^ Oi*.v gi '��!��_txfi_ f  y*K'S {'���SKS'Hvfil 1  ���;tn    if-nal'SS^W  y rAA^&M^  ������-X>7-Z.H-.^*&V&\  yyAtyAT^AsM,]  AA7//AmmM  ZAAzAAzMi  ^a:^:a:ASiSS'i  Ar.:'vAffi^Sl  -^;;a;*^^@^1  'v"ro! 4-V''Ai-'^V?*'^l|  >'f'1;V-'''*i-ri'^.f**^^_w-l  Affy*7$$mm  ;-.o AA,7mmsm I  f na;,-:;;!!*^  ������      '....'..���.r;.r;;v,vi,���I.ji,&I  ' :;:5a*o-f"SW^|  V';o^;;/|a*^o5||i|  These  k)^.^>) ���  <s  ":'%"���( J-S'  iSSaaSaESSESSSEEESSE E3S53_��i^i��3E^JSl^SSiSS**SfflB*'  llilip  5 '.ii-.rV'.-Vf V^ |SSfcHi ���  f-r a.-:t ;���;���������.:���   ���:-������ rA-4\& 1  ay,  _..o V..vt;^.WVH^.l  !_Ao|T'Soai^M  2^ In io-acre blocks, in 20-acreblocks. Improved ranches. t-  -\ J. E. Annable. Nelson, B. O. f  S&&&4)^<&jp<*^&^&^&,^i&^^^i&^i&^*!#i0  ' Hr^cCausiand'  t  BAKER ST., NELSON  ' AC'EST .KOR     '  ��� The Julia Marlowe  Ilie Celebrated Keitlx Shoe  1 he Dou glas Shoe.  t  J Custom Work.     Invisible Patching a Specialty, i  nnecdotal  l)e Wolf Hopper baj-s Unit hissmall  nephew was givena diary, arid one of  bis first entries in it was " got up at  seven."    He showed it to his mother,  and she corrected the sentence.   ,*' Got  up !" she exalainaed in horror.   " Does  the sun get up? It rises !" The youngster   carefully   erased-5the 'offending  -words, and  wrote, "Rose at seven."  And on' retiring for the night lie carefully- inscribed in his diary, "Set at  eight."  Sir-A.   G elk ie's .*' Scotch Itemiuis-  cenccs" contain this Glaswegian episode:   "At iv funeral"in Glasgow, a  stranger who had taken his scat in one  ���of the mourning coaches excited the  curiosity of the other three occupants,  one of whom at last addressed him:  ."�� Ye"ll be a blither o' the corp ?'    ' No,  I'm no a brither of the corp,' was the  prempt .jeply.    'Weel, then, ye'Il be  .his cousin^   'No, I'm no that.'   'No !  "then ye'll at least be a frien' o' tbe  corp?' 'Not tltftt feither. To Ml the  truth, I've no been that weel mysel',  and as ray doc tor has ordered roe some  carnage exerciise, I thoeht this wad be  cheapest way totak'it."' :  SMOKE  THE   CELEBRATED  .  BRIAR  PIPES.  Ex-Justice*. Julius Mayer is a great  lover of tilings  that come out of the  sea, and' wliilc in   Chicago, attending  llic Republic convention, he souglit to  indulge -liis   taste   in   a; well-known  lepcauraiiti       He  ordered   little-neck  clams, a ad fcbe;coloi*ed waiter informed  him thau they were out of them.   The  judge taought that, iti. lhe absonce.of  clums,,.�� broiled\lobbtcr   might  do ;  but ilie   lobsters, JiUcwise. were out.  Soft-slielkd crabs.wtre his next choice,  but foe   -watte**' regretfuUy  ui formed  him d.afc  the- crabs  were among the  absent.     "Tlim  why do   you  keep  these, things on the bill?     Have you  any shell-fish at iill?" theajudge demanded.     "Ouly*t:ss> sab," replied  the waiter.  o  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes. Nelson  JOHN Mc LATCH IE  * ������--      ���   ��� :.. . -,  :        Dominion and  &    ���  Provincial  Land Surveyor  Op. B- C. Customs House. Nelson  Nottingham/ England.  7y&;:\  Navy Gut Mild, Medium and Ful  ^AA^NavfMixture^^  Navy  Cut Cigarette  Tobaddo,  Pedigree Tobacco, Navy Cut  Cigarettes.  ���^���'v^;;^f|  '���^Wil  Tobaccos and Cigarettes are Second to X.one  WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTING AGENTS FOR WESTERN CANADA.  Tufner, Beeton & Co./ L'td, victoria, b. c.  MONTREAL, Sole Manufac  turers of the "Pinto Shell Cor  dovan" Gloves and Mitts  I       R. H. CARLEY, B.Q. Agi.  ;3W  AiSfkl  ;���'*'.  LETH  COAL  $7.50 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders must be accompanied by cash and ehould be foi warded  either peraonally or by mail to the office of  ���m  W. P. TIERfiEY, GENERAL A6EMT THE NELSON ECONOMIST  mm-  m  my.'  Notioe.  o -4 -  It lias been our endeavor to design and make lings to the taste  fancy of our palrutis, and at very  short notice. .'01r facilities are exceptional, as we have to carry a veiy  large stock of loose precious gems  of best quality, and at very reasonable prices.  Notice Is hereby given thai *:0 days after  ���Intel Intend to apply to <lie Chief Commissioner of Lands nml Works for iionnlsslon  to puix-liHse tho follo-.vln_r described land.  Commend ni; ut 11 slake marked one-lmlf mile  west of Kitelienei-citation on lho houUt side  of railroad track, thence south 20 chains,  tliciioe esist 20 chains, more or reus, to Hue of  townslie, thence north 20 chains more or less  to railway track, thenee west along railway  trade toplaceof commencement, containing;  -IU acres more or less.  Dated at Kitchener, Ihis 0th day of .lunr, 1901  (Jkokge \. Hunt:  Certificate of Improvements.  itenaude m  Manufacturing Opticians.  W" '"Ik ����        1> @>  NEWS ITEMS.  The Fred Irvine Company, Limited,  has discovered tbat it pays to sell for  cash, and &o have their 'customers.  Since 'inaugurating the cash system  this firm has been enabled to meet  prices quoted by tlie eastern ��� dfpart-  ment stores. The reason of this is that  the cash customer is no longer expected  to make up the deficit'resulting from  the customer who pays only when he  likes and perhaps never pays at all  Visitors to Nelson are surprised to  And here a dry goods store carrying a  stock which for quality is not excelled  In any city in Canada, and customer.-*  know the prices cannot be beaten in  the Dominion. The Fred Irvine Company's store is a credit to Nui.s<>n.  The Canada Drug ABork Co., Ltd..  ls doing a big business these day.* in  talking machines, which are being sold  either for cush or on the installment  plan. ��� This firm is agent for the eelc-  brated Heinlzman and the New Scale  Williams Pianos. Lovers of. iiiie  Chinaware should call and see the various grades carried by the Canada Drug  & Book Co.,Xtd.  Choquette Bros, have purchased the  trakery business of.Bobinson Bros, und  the Palace Bakery will bo merged iu  the Star-1 Bakery. The Messrs. Choquette have been in business in Nelson  '-for'three.year��y and during that time  have succeeded in building up a large  trade. The bread and pastry of' this  firm is justly popular in Nelson.  W. JE. Ellis left yesterday for the  Northwest Territories to Interest investors in one of his mining deals.  ( Tbe Bohemian company will appear  at the Nelson Opera House on the evening of Sept. 12.  Corporation of the City of Kelson  ELECTRIC LIGHT RATES  Electric light rates for the month of Aiir.  flfo now due and  payable at  tho  City  office*.:. If raid on   or before the  15th Sept.  dtecountoflO per cent will bo ullo-yed.  . Nelson. Sept. 1,190-1.  By ordor,  o D.O.McMORRIS  City Clerk.  J. E. ANNAHLE, Munnjjor.  MISS  JESSIE S1LI  AND COMPANY  Management Harry W. Smith.  TO-NIGHT  1 Farmer's Daughter  Admission 75c and 50c.  JBeats on sale at McDonald's.  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  Send Us an Order for lour  Groceries, then Notice  The promptness of delivery.  The cleanness and freshness of Goodi.  The full honest measure.  The (iiiiillty of wnat you get.  You will find abundant reason for sending  your future, outers.  This Week's Specials Are:  1Mb Boxes of A 1 Cieamery' Butter at 27c  per pound' .a>"'  Silver Spoon Tea, 50e per pound.  Rajah Brand lJine:ipple, 'H>u per tin.  . Clarke's Honoless Chicken, 35c per tlu.  The Vancouver' and Kootenay mineral  claims, situate In the Nolnon Mining Division  of Went Kootenay District.  *\Vhere located: On east side of Kootenay  r.alte, about three miles east of the town of  Siuiesi.  Take notice that I, J."L. G. Abbott, Free  Miner's Ccrtl Ilea te No. 158-1,484 for myself and  as aire nt l'or II. Abbott, Kree Jliner's Certitl-  ente No. H84,48:i, ami ... I,. Hrnt.ley. Krce Miner's Certlllcate No. B65,3_r>, Intend, sixty days  irom the date hereof, ta apply. to the Mining  Recorder for a Certilicate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a. Crown Grant  of the above claims.  And .urthcr take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before issuance ofsuch Certitlcate of Improvements.  Dated this 20ih day of June. 11104.  .1. Ij. O. Abbott.  Certificate of Improvements.  Little Johnnie Mineral Claini,situate In the  Nolson Mining Division of West Kootenay  District.  Where loeated: On Rover Creek,'about  three miles from Kootonay River. Take notice that I, Frank Fletcher, of the City of  Nelson, noting us agentfor myself, Free Miner's Certilicate No. BS2.023, and A. C. Flum-  merfelt, Free Miner's Certitlcate No. 1380,02-1,  intend, sixty days from lhe dute hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Ccrtilicate  of Xmpiovemcnls for the purpose of obtulu-  ining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section S7, must be commenced before the issuance, of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 26th day of May. A. D 1904. '  FJCANK Fl/ETCHEK.  Ccrtificatcjof Improvements.  Joy's Cash Grdeery  T1IONE19  Recluse Mineral Claim, situate in the Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located:��� Three miles West of Nelson, on the C. & K. Railway.   Take notice that I, John McLatchie, of the  City of Nelson, acting as agent for Edward C.  Arthur, Free Miner's Certificate No. B80.673,  intend, sixty days from tbe date hereof, to  apply to the Mini ng Recorder for si Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grunt ofthe above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before tho issuance ofsuch Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this 21st dny of May, l'.K)4.  John McDatchie.F. L. 8.  CERTIFICATE 0F IMPROVEMENTS.  Mars and J. A. Fractional' Mineral Claims,  situate in the'Nelson Mining Division or West  Kootenay District.  Where located : On Morning mountain.  Tako notice that I, .lohn McLatchie, Free  Minor's,Certificate No. H58.402, for myself and  as agent for Edward Ii. Stanley, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B&8,484, intend sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining ltecorder thr Certificates of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above claims.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before  the issuance oi such Certificates of Improvements. '.. - .  - Duted this 17th day "of May, A.D. 1904. - -. .  John McLatchib.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  .iy'. .  Notice is Hereby given that the unrier-  t-'tened has submitted to the Lieutenant Gov-  eriior-in-Council a proposal under the pro-  viuiousof lhe "Hlvcrs and Streams Act, 11.  S. It. C.,Cap. IfiS. forllie clearing and removing of obstructions from the Lower and Upper -Duncan Rivers and Howser Lake and the  mouth of the Duncan River at Kootenay  Lake, being air of the Lower Duncan River,  Hiurser Lake, and a distanco of ten  miles up lho Upper Duncan Itver from  Howser Lake, for making the same  fit for rnl'liiig and driving thereon logs*  limber. or rafts, and to construct  dams, booms and breakwaters, and toroakc  such other or necessary improvements or  constructions Hint may be necessary -for the  driving ol'logs therein or thereon, or retaining them within the course of the said stream,  and for tlie purpose of storing ana transmitting logs thereon and sorting and booming  thu same at the mouth of the Duncan River  at Kootonay .Lake, and doing everything for  the purposes aforesaid.  The lands to be aflectcd by the said works  arc all the lands abutting on tlie said Lower  iuid"Upper-Diinciih-lllvcrsn=nnd=Howser-La!_eH  for the full distance ofthe proposed works or  ���improvements.  The rate for tolls, boomngc, rafting, driving  or logs, timber and lumber, and for taking  care of the same until delivery, proposed to  lie charged by the undersigned, Is-to be at the  rate of seventy-five cents per thousand feet  from points on the Upper Duncan River,and  from points intervening between the said Upper Duncan River and the mouth of Lardo-  Ulver on-^thc Lower Duncan to Koootenay  Lake, and at the rule of fifty cents per thousand feet on the Lower Duncan from the  liiouih of the Lard-> River to Kootenay Lake,  the charges aboveenumerated to cover sorting and booming the same. All necessary  boom sticks properly fastened together with  chains lo receive the same to be supplied by  the transmitter,and such logs t<> be received  immediately on tlieir delivery at Kootenay  Lake properly boomed. Snch charge, however, to be subject to thesame being fi>xed by'  �� Judge of the County Court of Kootenay,  pursuant to Section 10 of the said "Rivers and  Streams Act."  Daled this 9tli day of August. 1W4..  J. 1*. McCSULDUICK.  Mariposa,' Hanky 'Panky  Fractional  and  Kipling Fructioual-MlneralClalms, situate in  the Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  '   Where located : On Morning mountain.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie, of the  City of Nelson, acting as agent for Harry Mc-  Leod.JFrcc Miner's Certificate No. B5S,304,'and  Thomas VV.T. Stoddard, Freo Miner's Certificate No. B80,70y,.intend, sixty days from the  date hereoi, to apply to the Mining Recorder  ror Certificates of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of tlie  above claims.  And further take notice, that action under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance ofsuch Certificates of Improvements.  Dated ihis 18th of May, A. D.190-1.  John AIcLatchie, P. L. S.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  S. J. M. Mineral Claim, situate In the Nelson  Mining Division or West Kootenay District.  Where located:-On the North Fork of Wild  Horse Creek, North-East of and adjoining the  I ���' Oronogo" Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, John Mc Catch ie, ofthe  ~City-of-Nelsonf acting as-agont~ior =Duucan  McArthur,   Free.  Miner's    Certificate    No*.  I B80,7(I3, intend, sixty   days  from   the date  hcreof( to apply to the Miuing Recorder for a  'Certificate or Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a Crown  Grant   of the above  claim.  |    And further take notice.that aotlon, under  section 37, imi.st.be commenced hel'ove tlie Issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this'2nd day of May, A. D. 1904.  John mcLatciiik p. L. S.  Certificate of Improvements.  Second Annual Exhibition of the  Nelson Agricultural and  Industrial Association  eptember28 & 2  New Buildings  Fine Grounds  Big Premium List  NOVEL OPEN AIR ATTRACTIONS  Oronogo Mineral Claim, situate in the Nelson Mining Diviaion of West Kootenay District.  ��� Where loeated : On the North Fork of Wild  Horse Creek, Nortli East of and adjoining th.  ������Joplin"Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie, of the  City of Nelson, noting ns agent for Christian  Ii. llehnsen und Duncar McArthur, Executors  of the will of Robert lticsterer, deceased, Freo  Miner's Certificate No. , lutcndslxty days  from the date hereof to apply to the Miuing  Recorder tor a Certilicate of Improvements  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant ol  the above claim.  And further take notice, that action under  Section 37 must be commenced before the issuance ofsuch Certificate of improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of May, 1804,  Joun McLatcihk.  Certificate of Improvements.  PIngrce, Mnyilowt-r, Blake. II. G. N..Sum-  it Fractional and Snow xBrit't Fractional  Mineral Claims, situate in the Nelson Mining  Dlvlslonof West Kootenay district.  Where located : Ou the Divide between  Bandy and 49 Creeks above the " Florence'G,"  Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie, of tlie  City of Nelson, acting as agent for James L.  Stamford, Free Miner's Certificate No. B80.629,   Angus G.Shaw, Free Miners Certificate  No. 1558,218and Louis Krnst.FreeMiner'sCertitlcate No. IJ. 80,832, intend sixty days from  the date hereoi, toapply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants ofthe  above claims.  And further take notice, that action under  Section 37 must be commenced before the issuance ofsuch Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of November, A. D. 1903.  - John McLatchie. P. Li. S.  NICKERSON,  THEJTWELER,  BAKER ST.  Write for Prize List,  J. E. Annable, Sec, Nelson, B.C.  i We only ask one trial to make you our cus  tnmer.     Fine Watch Jewelry, Optical and  "Silverware.repairing and everything in the  line. Reasonable charges. Work sent us  from outside towns will receive the same care  as Ii personally delivered. Difficult repairs  done for other Jewelers.  ANNUAL MID-SUMMER  For Women  Ladies' China Silk Blouses, $3 75  and $4.50.  Ladies' Wash Skirt*, $1.50 $2,.  $2.50 and $3.    Only a few left.  Ladies' Wash Suits, $3.50, $4,  $5, $6 and $7.  Ltdies' White Lawn Wrappers,  .$1.50, $2, $2.50 and S3..  Ladies' White Lawn and Muslin  Blouses, 50c, 75c, $1, $1.25, $1.50,  .$2 and $3.  Children's White and Colored  Dresses, 1 to 12 years, 73c, $r,  $1.25, $1.50 and $2 each.;  A splendid line of ladies' wash  neckwear and stocks at a special reduction.  A very pretty line of girdles and  belts at 25c up.  A complete line of prints and  ginghams, white and colored muslins, fancy duck and drill in all  shades from 10 to 20 cents per yard.  Millinery Departm't  Great   Bargains    in    Children's  Muslin Tarns, Flops aud   Bonnets,  25c up. .>'  Ladies' Ready to Wear Hats,  at  actual cost.  We have just opened out a very  fine assortment of the latest novelties in neckwear and stocks, also  wash ties, just the thing for summer.  Silk front shirts.'$1 each.  Neglige and light outing shirts,  with or without collars and cuffs,  from $1 up.  A line of light summer underwear,  $1 per suit, extra good value.  A complete line of Stetson and  Christy stiff hats, also knockabout  ancl straw hats.  Belts, sashes, etc., at reduced  prices.  LIMITED.  FURNITU  The largest and best assortment of fancy Rockers,  Centre Tables, Couches, China Cabinets, Ladies'  Secretarys, Carpets, Etc., to be found in any Furniture Store in the Kootenays.  D. M��ARTHUR  & GO.  FURNITURE DEALERS  AND    UNDERTAKERS.  We Print  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads,  Statements,  Note Heacs,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  TagsV"       :  Etc., Etc., Etc.  .conomist  Complete Stock of Stationey  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  STREET,  NELSON,  B.C  Canada Permanent  ortgage Corporation  Straight "Mortgages at 8 per cent,  or Monthly Payment System  S������  We have Savnge; Remington, Marlin and Winchester Bides: Olabrougli, Rem  ington, and< Browning Automatic Kliot Guns, 12 and IR ge. Winchester, U. M. C-  nnd English Ammunition. Decoys.Waders, Duck Calls, Hunting Coats. Vettts, Belts*  Etc.  Everything for the Sportsman  *T Wo carry the most complete stock outside ol  the Coast.    Hand loaded shot     ��  ^    shells a specialty. ��  ? Nelson Hardware Co. 5����r-��.   t  U  .��tw^^^^'*/%^^^^^/*/%fqj^<%Sbf^,Tbs^^  ^w  Genuine Homemade       Bread?  If    Cake and Pastry  Orders Filled  Promptly���Everything Warranted Pure  and Good.  W. G. Gillett  Builder   and   Contractor  Estimates given on stone, brick  aud woodwork.  Brick and Lime for Sale  SO YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Frank  Fletcher  PKOVIls ���At LAND SURVEYOR  Lands and Mineral Claims Surveyed-j-j '  and Crown Granted  P. O. Box S6S      pmce : Kootenay St. Nalsoa  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c  Anyone sending a sketcb and description mar  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  InTentton ia probably patentable Commnnlca-  tlons strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents  sent free 'Oldest neency for aecnrlng patents.  Patents token tbronsh Munn & Co. receive  tpecial notice, without charge, ln the  Scientific JUmricatn  , A dnndiomely illustrated weakly. I-antest Or-  ctilatton.of any scientific Journal. Tonus. |3 a  year; four months, tl. Sold by all newsdealera.'  MUNN &Co>B����^-New Yorfe  Stanch Ofiica. ��35 _f St. Wasbfewtco. D. C  EVIEW HOT  $1 per day and up.  No Chinese Employed  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON   STREETS,  TWO BLOCKS FROM WHARF,  t c  (Formerly Clarke House)  X      The best $1 per day house In Nelson.      None but white help employed    The  o bar the best.  II G. W. 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