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 .>_ J       ���  �� ���__, ;__  ./  I..   ���"  .Hr-  __Uu_  -��IMM��m;��[.M��)pOT��.E��L.  5_.  ^  tfOL. VL  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY,JANUARY 24, 1903  NO. 28  ���'   ���    ���  *>    ' i,   ���  ESTABLISHED 1890  ??     ESTABLISHED 1890  LRY  S_ONDS  and a  complete line  of the  GENUINE  ��������  6��  fS47  Rogers Bros."  Knives, Forks,  Spoons, etc.  Eyes carefully examined and  properly fitted to the best grade  of glasses.  .      P'ne  I Repairing  .CPQ  %  A specially selected stock of  AMERICAN" GUT G-LASS and  ELECTRIC STATUARY ordered  for Christmas and ISTew Year's  trade have jnst arrived.  I will sell these goods at Cost  in order to dispose of them speedily. This is an exceptional offer  of which my customers will do  well to take early addantage.  over  awam  The luuuufacturiiig Jeweler of the Kootenays.  Mail and express orders promptly attended to.  rm ii-M-mimh'Mi���m imhiwi wi  t  -in ni��imrinm-,��ir,.��iai����jfi,i^iimrir..1,.Uir,..��,��.,.^^J,, ,..~*imi.um..,~.m~.*.,~-l \--ni |-|||i_ii��i_miiiii  ><1>G  $><,<>^&<>ty<frW<$<$<$<frQty4><&<+&<$<bQ<!P<&^  ?��^��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<  There  is no better time.    Come in and   see what n whole outfit costs  ���not much���and it's the concentrated essence of fun.   You don't know  what real pleasure is, unless you've worked a camera and put into lasting form the beauties that you are seeing wherever you go.    We   hav<  ivc  a large stock of Plate Cameras, 1902 pattern, !hat we are selling at and  below cost.    A complete line of Photographic Supplies oi all kinds.  ���CM���II  ttau.  ook  $  WARD AND   BAKER STREETS,   NELSON  ������$����65������������������������������  ���.-MS^���  :9������������������  w-MreH-wwww^^wff^^  tatfyw**'^^  WHMWrtWWfBftfW^  8^wajwWMW,wwww^  !r^Wlr^^!|W^,^^'*w,PM",w**?,^  Tzlfc7*. v "����v   ������ .��  *^^Mm1^$t^w%���^**^^  T'  *f ��i*f�� h*****"* ���#�� fpwWM* **J*'" 111 1  ������r ���ilrf-Kin 1m[__1h_i_iiJ_ii  Mi ���   ii i ft i   nl_ i    1   --��� -"MM      -     * y -a       -T��    _ ^  *'-  J ���      - - ��� 1 -1������������  -���  lll I   llll-fc-   - -  ���   -     irt a  "��� *������ -n   v iii ji nr * r���  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  Special Quotations for  Camps and Mines  Special Values in  Canned Goods and  Butter  Large Stock of Assorted Fresh  Groceries Always on Hand  All Orders  Promptly Filled  Red Front Grocery, Baker Street, Nelson,  O.  MONTREAL,   Sole  Manufacturers ofthe "Pinto Shell Cordovan" Gloves and Mitts  R. H.CARLEY, B. C. Agt  $6.75 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders must "be accompanied-by cash and should be forwarded  either personally or by mail to the office of  y  P. TIERNEY, GENERAL AGENT  ���  J  9  sn  I  n  Boots and Shoes made to order. Invisible Patching  a Specialty. Only Union Men Employed. My stock  of fine ready-made work lowest priced in the city.  EELANDS' OLD STAND. BAKER ST  f&  U1M0 Ihatf  E  One seven-roomed house and  one three-room house  for rent.  Three   dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  One  Lot on    Stanley    street,   opposite Royal Q  Hotel for sale at a bargain.  m  r  fflrtt*WttWt*wi'WWM^1WM)j^M^ wwi" ,**"W"**" wwswswwiWNw******* mm/^attta  WI ik    1) _ 1*"S.
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every Saturday. Subscription : $2.00
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Correspondence of general interest
respectfully solicited. only articles
of merit will be advertised in these
columns, and the interests of readers
will ,£e . carefully guarded against
irresponsible persons, .and  worthless
THE thrae-cornered fight i 1 Burrard district is. being, watched with considerable
interest. The contestants are Rov»t. McPher-
son, Liberal; Chris./Foley, Labor, and Dr.
Mclnnes, Independent, the latter having an
old score to settle with the Ottawa Government. The Conservatives have wiselv re-
frained from mjxing up in the fighgjbut will
choose the least of three evils as their consciences dictate. Ii is generally conceded
that Dr. Mclnnes is out of the contest, and
that the great struggle will be between Mc
Pherson and Foley.
A recent editorial of   the Mail and Empire
calls attention to a state of   affirs  at Ottawa
which might have been considered remarkable
twenty years ago or. even   later.    Under   the
caption of  "Irresponsible  Government,"   the
Toronto  journal  dealt with   the  report of a
speech by British; Columbia's Cabinet  Minister, Senator Templeman, on tbe Chinese question, showing that the  Senator is at  least as
much at variance with his chief and  his  colleagues on this question as was Mr. Tarte on
the tariff question.    Of course this is only an
isolated case ; there  are certainly many cases
upon which the Dominion   Cabinet would be
sadly divided.    Literally, it  is a  violation of
the theory of the constitution ; the  ministry
are regarded as  the  framers  of   the  nation's
policy and  responsible to   Parliament   for it,
and each minister is responsible   for   the   acts
and spoeches of each other   minister.    Constitutionally, Senator Templeman  should  sever
his connection with the ministry the   moment
he finds himself obliged  to  dissent  from his
chief upon a. question which he regards as vital. A quarter of a century ago, he must have
done so, but time, a very short time really, has
effected a strange revolution in the government
of North America, both in Canada and the
American States.
When the framers of the American constitution were providing for the election of presidents they thought that the election by the
people of a college of electors four months before the election of president would remove
the latter event from the distraction of popular excitement. Now, as everyone knows, the
electoral college is a mere arrangement of
markers who register in March the choice
made by the people in the November preceding. And, though the American Senate continues to show signs of independence, chiefly in language, tne House of
Representatives practically only registers the
voice of the people as expressed atthe ballots;
the real framers of American policy are the
party managers, anyone will do for member.
It. is many years now since ex-Speaker Reed
of the House of Representatives publicly
"thanked God that the House had ceased to
be a deliberative assembly."
Now, have not we in Canada imperceptibly
and perhaps unconsciously, allowed our government to follow the same course of development ? No one any longer expects the initiation of any movement from the government of the day ; forward policies
are first preached by men like Sir Sanfor^,
Fleming and the late Principal Grant. They
are then advocated in the press, the ministers
following, not leading or even guiding public
opinion. They may risk their places by
adopting such a policy, or they may safely
submit the matter to popular decision by referendum. The frequent employment of this
last device is the most notable step towards
the abolition of responsible government; it
tends inevitably to a restriction of government's function in executing the commands of
the people.
Since this is so, the private and even the
publicly expressed opinions of Cabinet Ministers need be held in no greater esteem than
those of any other electors. Whatever they
may think they will be merely units in an administrative body whose function is but to register and obey the expressed will of the people.
Whether this is a satisfactory conclusion of
the century-long struggle for responsible government or not is another question. If we
prefer to have policies presented to us in outline and ministers ah party leaders accept full
responsibility for them and stand or fall with
them, it may yet bo possible to return tho way
wo have come. Wo must discountenance the
referendum in any 1 >rm, and on any question
must judge ministers by  acts   of   omission as
well as of commission and retire a government
for failure on any point as is still done in
Britain. For instance, if British Columbia is
sincere in her demand for exclusion of the
Asiatics, her members should be sitting in opposition continually until such exclusion is
declared and enforced.
The appointment of Hon.  A.   L   Sifton   to
the Chief  Justiceship  of   the  Territories, has
aroused  a storm of indignation  in   the   East,
and Liberals are not behind Conservatives in
condemning the appointment as   nepotism of
the most flagrant character.    The West^ of Re-
gina, is particularly outspoken with  regard to
the appointment.    It   says :    "It  is   only  by
comparison that things can be judged.    From
a comparative standpoint   we   are   willing to
forget, forgive and overlook all  the   many nepotic acts   of   the  present   Cabinet   Ministers
which had effect prior to   the   appointment of
Hon. A. L. Sifton to the Chief  Justiceship of
the Territories.    We did think that favoritism
and nepotism was being carried too   far when
our militia and police systems  were  made  to
carry inspectors and other officers who had to
be instructed in their duties   by   the privates
before they could do the work   for which they
were being paid.    Thre were other things into
which nepotism has been most brazenly introduced by our present rulers, but we had hoped
that our \ udiciary would   escape   the   baneful
influence of this most pernicious system.    Our
hopes, however, were   unfouuded,   for   by   the
appointment of Hon.   Sifton   the honor of the
judiciary is invaded  in  a   manner  to  which
British history furnishes no rival.    We have
searched history as far as we can, but find  no
precedent for such an  unwarranted procedure
as that by which A. L. Sifton  is hoisted up to
the hightest   Territorial   judicial pinnacle  in
violation   of  all   the   principles with   which
British justice  is  surrounded in practice and
by tradition.    It must be humiliating  to all
Northwestemers to know that   this now country baa furnished the first instance   by which
the judicial system of our country has been degraded and deprived of that honor and lespect
which' has   hitherto surrounded  justice. • Sif-
tonian greed, Siftonian nepotism has lowered
our country  to these  depths,  and   while we
hang our heads in shame we can   blame only
ourselves, for did we not by   our votes give to
these men the power that they have and which
they have so shamefully abused ?"
The Phoenix Pioneer asks, what's the use of
producing so much coke in British Columbia,
if the local smelters cannot secure all they
need ?
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«-"' n-HA?  1|H>flfl.fiV*P|.*A.J.-. -iiloIJf *i!«t*M'*^ (*•*-**   i-*Oi M.HII-. M   ll'Jf-fl If*'*** 1WM.- W,Vj.l"'<«M'«iWlJWa«r(> r-���          id-mUnl1 -yn  ��7>1iiiw' ���--  \  V  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  LABELLE, who,' with his companion in  4 crime, Fournier, suffered death at Dawson Tuesday morning, belonged to thit great  army of young men who always want to get  something for nothing, or, in other words, they  start out in life with the intention of making  a living without working too hard for it.  Like so many others of his class, be did succeed for a time, but, as in the majoiity of  cases, he at last-met with a serious obstaclein  the shape of tie law. " Libelie in ' his short  span of life, had quite as adventurous a career  as any of the modern highwaymen. Born of  respectable parents and well connected, in  stead of choosing a respectable way of gaining a livelihood, he preferred to associate with  the lawless and idle. He was at various times  an opium smuggler, a tin-horn gambler, and  to fill in time indulged in petty thieving. He  was in Nelson a few* years ago, and followed  gambling for a living. He afterwards left for  Dawson, where the crimes for which he suffered death were committed. He was again  in Nelson about a year ago, and remained  here a couple of weeks, after which he left for  Nevada, where he was captured The career  of Labelle should be a warning to young men  who believe that the world owes them a living other than the livelihood gained by honest toil.  Mrs. L. Goodman, the oldest living female  artist, celebrated her ninetieth birthdiy recently at her home in .London. She began  her professional career teventy years ago, and  is still occupied in portrait painting. She has  painted over 1 200 likenesses in oils and pastels. Mrs. Goodman has been an occasional  exhibitor at the Royal Academy, and other  galleries in London, and is old enough io remember the coronation of George IV. She has  seven sons and daughters living.  i  The new council lost no time in getting its  guillotine in order. Official heads are dropping into the basket with such monotonous  regularity as to remind historians like Aid.  Irving of the dreadful days  of  the Commune.  A London newspaper   tells  this   anecdote :  "Lastevening a strolling policeman was passing the barrow of a customer  who was weighing out plums to a customer.    The  coster,   as  rosters do,  chucked off the top plum as  overweight.     The   policeman,   as  policemen   do,  took a casual plum as his perquisite.    But the  biter was bit, for his teeth ground hard on the  iron eimulcrum of a plum.    It   was   the   very  one the  coster had   thrown   off   tho   balance  Now, what could a policeman do ?    As a gentleman he could neither prosecute, for the situation was a delicate one, nor steal   a   business'  asset.    He took the right course.   He returned  the iron  plum   to the  stall and   took   a real  one  >>  I read of a man who said to a  maid  That  whether   she   lived   in   the cocoa tree  shade,  Or where the fierce  panther   in   wild   forests  stayed,  Or where   soft    southern    waters  were   rippling,    .  He sent her his greetings   where'er   she might  be���  'Neath the* frozen sky or the ban}Tan tree,  Till he made her his   bride   until   life  should  flee���  And I think it was Mr. Kipling.  So since minds great with thought in the same  channels run,  And Pegasus prances, when once he's begun,  And the muse flares  ber torch   in   the face of  the sun, ". 1  I no longer my quick pen will  tarry.  To the man   of  all men   I  will   forward him  this���  My love till we meet in a heaven of bliss,  Frcm the heights of  Elysium   I blow a sweet  kiss  To the man I am going to marry.  I only insist on a very few  things:  I don't want an angel with sprouting wings���  A seraphic, cherubic darling that sings���  But he must have   coal-black   moustaches;  His hair musn't curl, but just softly fall  On his brow, and of course   he  must   be very  tall,  And dark, and distinguished, and���well, that's  all,  Except good, with a lot of dashes.  He must love me, of course,   but  must   never  ask  My secrets to know, but contentedly bask  In my smiles when I  give   them, nor take me  to task  When my conduct and actions   don't please  him.  He must look in my eyes and call me fair,  As I put on a sweet little,injured air,  And I think  all the  while,  as  I   smooth   his  hair,  Of a nice little story to ease him.  I never have seen him, and yet some day  We will sail along on the Biscay Bay,  With the blue above, end pur hearts so gay,  And no secret cares to smother ;  We will laugh with the gods   as   we sail, and  when  The light has died out of the sky, oh ! then  I will promise to love him forever, amen���  If I don't fall in love with another.  At a meeting held  in   Victoria   recently   to  form a British Columbia   mining  association,  Mr. Hobson gave some  very   interesting  data  |   respecting tho operations of   tho   properties in  j  Cariboo   vvith which   he   is   connected.    Tho  Cariboo Consolidated Hydraulic Mining com  pany had expended $1,900,000 ; against that  there was recovered $1,770,000 in  gold, all of  which was put back in the development ofthe  properties   which   were   being  worked.    The  Horsefly   Mining   company    had     expended  $350,000 during the progress of development  work and had recovered the sum   of $180,000.  Could they say they were no grand   possibilities for the development   by hydraulic process  of the vast alluvial deposits of British Columbia ?    In   this   proviuce   they had the   most  magnificent     and      stupendous      deep      alluvial deposits on earth.    He   said  that after  having had 30 years'experience in California.  Experts   had   declared   that   there   were only  now in that State $500;000.000 to be removed  before the alluvial deposits were   worked  out.  That was all that could  be expected.    There  were vast   ancient   river deposits   yet   to be  opened up by hundreds of miles of canals and  every mile of this would- yield anywhere from  $5,000 to $5,000,000.    Aftes all this had been  said regarding California,   he could state that  in his opinion in Cariboo alone there were ten  times theaurit'erous deposits  which existed in  California.    That was why he had-abandoued  California, and  come    to   British    Columbia.  where he had become a citizen of the country  and intended to remain for the rest of his life,  using all   his efforts   to   demonstrate  to   the  world the enormous richness of this   marvelous province.    Continuing,  he asked :    Why  had   not   other  capitalists   entered Cariboo ?  Simply because it  was impossible for the nd to  get a stable title.  The door of the country was  effectually barred to the prospector���the man  who first demonstrated  the   value of   mining  propositions the world   over.    Capital always  follows the prospector,    He -e in  British Columbia the Placer Act debarred  him from en-  lering the field of placer mining. To engage in  mining in Cariboo was beyond his means. He  must first obtain a lease, and in order to do so  he would have to dig up $50.    Pie would   say  he could not afford it, while for $50' he could  could get a supply of giant and go prospecting  somewhere else   for  six   months.    He was required to do $1,000 worth of  assessment work  during the year.    This to him was beyond his  accomplishment, and   what   was   the result ?  He left the field and went south to California.  There are   to-day thousands   of Canadians iii  California who, if there were favorable mining  acts in this province, would flock at once here.  It was the experience of mining men   all over ���  the province that the  prospector will   always  spend his money   on   the  development of his  prospect in   order   to demonstrate  its   value.  Why then should he debarred   from engaging  in his pursuit in thir. province ? If he is given  a claim his interest is in the country ; he becomes a permanent settler ; he becomes a good  citizen, and he produces' that revenue which  you are now so badly  in need of.    The development of   the  agricultural   interests  of   the  country would follow the advent of the miner.  Tho history of 'California since 1872 shows this.  Capital will not come here under present conditions.    Why ?    Because no legitimate min-  i  t  V  iMMMI  1-  mv^m^vmm'^^m^��i,^^mif*vmt^  ��jK^ni^ppj^*^��jw��^ p*i  B^owMfftf WflSFajPffl ��)Wf^<(ft��r��Mr*'fptW*9r��rw^^ It-  J  jl^A'���{������*���.  _ r*r  A)  V  iX,  .<;  if  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  ing man in the United States or Great Britain  will approve of the title to   a placer   property  which you offer them.    If this were remedied,  and a sufficient area of land   given, hundreds  of millions of capital would flow into the country at once.    He would just give them two instances which   would   indicate the  enormous  values there are in the Cariboo country.    Two  companies were formed to operate in that district���one in Boston with a capital of $4,000,-  000, and one in New York- with   a'capital of;  $2,000,000.    Miles and miles  of canals  four  feet wide were to be  built for  the working of  the great deposits.    For   four   years on behalf  of these companies he  had haunted the legislative halls in an attempt to. get remedial legislation which would permit of these companies to engage in his enterprise, which they had  in mind, but he   accomplished Anothing,  and  was practically sat upon. And what happened?  Both   of   those companies   took their    maney  arid   invested   it in   the Stated of   California.  Sad to pay neither   prospector nor  capitalist  had the chance to enter   British  Columbia���  the grandest mining��country on earth���on fa-  vorable terms.  vealed.      According   to  experts   in    Chicago,  where  daring experimenters   have  drunk the  city water, even   Chicago becomes  immune, if  it only mixes   lemon juice  enough  with that  fluid.      It ia believed   that a   spoonful of   the  juice in a tumbler of   water will   make it eh--,  ti rely safe.    People who eat oysters may leave  doing so with fear and trembling, if only they  will   sprinkle these   animals   copiously   with  lemon juice before   slipping   them   into   their  mouths.    Oysters are conveyers of typhoid fever, in  the raw state,rand several participants  in a.banquet in London, including   the   Dean  of Winchester, were killed by   them'  recently.  It is worth while noting as illustrating *he  faith Premier Prior has in his attorney-  general, that he insists on Mr. Eberts accompanying him to Ottawa.   ...   . .  discovered ; the   immense   power plants  that  are being  erected   throughout  all   portions of  the habitable globe testify  to  that  fact.    One  of these, recently completed,   is   the   Cauvery  Falls plant, of 4,000  horsepower,   for   mining  ^.purposes in the Kolar   gold   fields,' in India.  The Kolar Gold Field, speaking of   it as a defined locality, is situated   on   the Mysore plateau.    There are at  present eleven gold mining companies at  work  in   the district, all of  which have their directorate in London.  ���A  .-.  ''Etiquette" wishes to ask "what to do with  one's overshoes when invited out to dinner.''  Put them beside your plate, dear boy, so that  thieves cannot break through and steal.  The con-cert in aid of the widow of ..Moses  Jackson was generously patronized, over $300  being-realized.  Duncan R.6ss, of the Greenwood Times, is  sadly in need of a book of nursery rhymes,  a baby girl having, arrived at the Ross mansion. ; A  If the last words of FoAiVnier were correctly  reported, the doomed man w^s not appalled  at the horrible death he was to suffer within a  few seconds on the scaffold. ;"!;1  The ''Songs of All Nations" entertainment  will be given in the Congregational Church  about the second week in February.  Sir William Macdonald has made   another  gift of $45,000 to   the   Macdonald   schools   at  Guelph for manual and domestic science.  Fred Goodspeed, of St. John, N. B., who was  implicated in the Higgins murder, was sent to  the reformatory for three years and'three  months for burglary.  A New York paper is authority for the  statement that the General- Electric Company  is now earning at the rateof about$10,000,000  per year, or nearly 25 per cent, upon' its new  capital of $42,000,000. :  According to a recent United States consular report, discoveries of extensive iron ore  fields have been made in Northern Norway,  in- the district of South Varanger, on the  coasts of the bay of the same name, near the  Russian border line's.  There is some talk of an English lacrosse  team coming to Canada. Such a team would  never get further west than Montreal.  The government cannot plead ignorarce of  theiead situation. The boards of trade of  East and West Kootenay have spoken plain  enough to enlighten even Clifford Sifton.'  It is said that when the new contracts are  made-by the Slocan lead miners with the  smelter people, a reduction of $5 in the freight  and treatment rate will be made.  Austria pays ia all $1,594,940 in steamship  subsidies.       ��������� ';: .������������  For 0$15 a head ; male >:or female domestic  servants can now obtain assisted passages  from London to Cape Colony.  The citizens of Rossland are going to get  the worth of their money out'of their new city  council. That body will hold meetings daily  next week to investigate carefully the state of  the city finances;  The Dowager Marchioness of Dufferin and  Ava has now completely recovered from her  prolonged illness,"  Jaoob Dovei^has in his window a large col-  leciion of specimens which he recently purchased from Suuerintendent Carmichael of tiie  Pooriuaa mine. . Ttiese speciruens, which are  really handoome, consist of a large number of  small broken pieces of white uuartz, freely  sprinkled with .free gold. When set they  make very attractive pieces of jewellery.  one  It is to be hoped that Dr. Asa Ferguson, of  London, is right, and that a specific against  typhoid fever has been found in so simple and  agreeable a remedy as lemon juice. The action of citric acid, of which lemon juice is the  commonest form, is alleged to be destructive to  tho bacillus of fever, causing it to shrivel and  become innocuous. The effect of the addition  of a drop of juice to the cultures in a test tube  is to kill them at once, as   the microscope  re-  Without desiring "to cast aspirations on no  w.ie," as a certain east ward alderman learnedly remarks, this paper would point out  that former councils did little or nothing in the way of improving Vernon street.  However, the new council is pledged to make  amends for past neglect.  Nelson hockey team beat Sandon Thursday  night, and the local curlers are doing their  best to win all that is worth winning at Rossland.  Eleven thousand couples have been married  by , the Rev. Dr. Mitchell, of South Leith,  Scotland, during his ministerial career.  Severe weather has been experienced in various parts of Scotland.  Ovvingto the drought 1,500, sheep were sold  lately at 2 cents each at Orange, N. S. W.  Rev. Mr. Baer, oi Nanaimo, will occupy the  pulpit in the Methodist Church next Sunday  evening.   . ���,   ,  The application of electricity for power purposes is tho most interesting as it is also the  most absorbing of all questions of the present  day. Equally is it, viewed from the businoss  standpoint,  the greatest. economic   factor   yet  All the silver and copper money coined in  India after this month will bear His Majesty's  likeness and the inscription, "Edward VII.,  King and Emperor."  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  "Minnehaha" and ".Hiawatha" Minornl Claims, situate  In   tho Nelson  Mining  Division of West Kootenay District  Whom loeated: On headwaters of Yuill Crook, on lvooto*  nay Lako slope.  Take notice that. I, Robert Wetmoro Ilnnnlngton, ol  Nolson, It. C, as agent for .lames II. Moran, Kreo Minor's  eorUlleato No. lt<M,ir.7 ; Charles W. droenloe, Free Minor's  ecrfltleiie No. lM!.,ir.N ; nnd Ilonorahle AndreW CI. ltlair,  Free Minor's eortlilnite No. IliVj.ti.V.t, Intend sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply lo tlie Mining Recorder for a  eertillcafo of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  u Crown grant  of I lie above claims.  And further take notice that, action, under section !I7,  must lie commenced before tho Issuance ofsuch eertilloato  of Improvements.  Dated fhlsJUstday of October, A.I). \W2.  H.   W.   IIANNINOTON.  1--  IWH^PWW  * tH_t        .      ����� l S?    ���*     ���",      f ��*   < - 7. -, ^t   , V f)~7V f    v ,       -(,    L_A, Lml.m,,n.,���,.������.mm-r-:-r h -r- -. ���,    �����^,���m*.w*������*^^  ��.��   *i*t    llllkUl *,      b-^.1  ..h- WSImliliH      .iv.lptl.ff 11      *( , ^Ul^^^l.    ^H.IIhnM.      T.1   ^��rH    .I.Hi  111. I ��~      ��(        All   ,^l  \i\.     \        I   W��*>,        I    l>    .^f.   r. ��H   rjw B*i,        u^     ^.    ^__  .  ill'.*  ���If  ll    iLA     ' ''   .  ">H Hr *(\H*fc!"��'a      HM rH   ft^^nll  �����> V>\       > 1r        ~ j '  !M)r��-��  it. �� �����    ii'-B-fM1!**    in/jt^it.i'      t" W-s I  i-  r-*��,mvt(i^-H(A*fl   ij**f v KliivJit-A ��"f )��Ji^>��ni V  ^       f..*.l ^���  h...   .,.���-  6  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  To come and see our Large Stock of  Furniture, Carpets   and Linoleums.  Furniture Dealers  and  Undertakers.  TILL THE ROSES COME.  DOROTHY COVENTRY finished her song  amid a murmur of very generous ap  plause, and as she stood by the piano with her  music in h^r hand and a flush of excitement  on her cheeks, her thoughts flew to her faraway Australian home, and she wished that  there were not only strangers present to witness her first artistic success.  "That was delightful, my dear," said her  hostess kindly ; "now I must find some one to  take you to 8Upper.,, Her gaze wandered  round her crowded drawing-room, and finally  rested on a dark, good-looking roan who stood  near her. "Ah, here is Mr. Wilmot," she continued ; "he is longing to know you."  When the introduction was effected, Dorothy regarded Basil Wilmot curiously ; she  had heard so much of him and his brilliant  pioapects at tlie bar from her cousin, who was  a struggling member of the same profession,  that she was a interested in knowing him.  For once Lady Byrne's 'Mr. Wilmot is longing to meet you" was not mere formula. Basil  was devotedly fond of music, and Dorothy's  full, passionate contralto thrilled and fascinated bim. He saw that she possessed the true  artistic temperament, and judged that she  would prove a sympathetic and amusing companion.  He exerted himself to draw her out nnd  please her, and before the evening waB over  they were chatting like old friends.  Basil learned that this was Dorothy's first  professional engagement in England, and that  she hoped to make a big name for herself.  "My brother believes in me," she said, with  a proud smile, "and he is spending every  penny he can afford on my training. I have  studied for a year in my well beloved Paris  and now I have come to this grey, sober land  of yours, with its prejudices and conventionalities. Do you think I shall get on ? Will  they like me ?"  Wilmot almost smiled at the appealing  earnestness of the last question put to him,  with just the faintest touch of Irish brogue and  coquetry.  "They can hardly fail to like eithor you or  your voice, if by 'they7 you mean the great  British public," he answered ; but in his heart  ho knew that this girl would have a hard strug  gle for existence in \ he overcrowded profession  which she had adopted.  When she asked him to come and see her,  he assented eagerly. He admired her pluck  and determination. Then, too, she wasui*  deniably pretty, ard it must be that Wilmot  thought of little else but his new acquaintance  on his return to his chambers in Half Moon  Street.  He was nearly forty, and having been jilted  some fifteen years previously, he had now arrived at the determination to marry when a  suitable opportunity occurred���3ome one  whom he could respect and care for as an intellectual companion. That he would ever be  really in love again he thought was extremely  doubtful, but he pinned his faith on "respect  and liking"���these two poor substitutes for  the "grande passion," which go so far toward  spoiling the happiness of many married lives.  The winter was a disappointing one for Dorothy. Charity concerts in aid of the War  Fund were the order of the day. No one entertained, and no concerts other than charity  ones were given. She was ill and homesick,  and it took all her pluck to keep a brave face,  and fight against the many difficulties which  beset her. Sbe wrote home regularly, telling  her people always of her joyp,but keeping her  sorrows to herself.  Her friendship with Basil was very sweet to  her, and though she flirted desperately with  everyone else, it was for him the warmest  place in her heart was kept.  One afternoon, as they sat by the fire in  Dorothy's sitting-room, Basil asked her to  marry him, and she would have been thankful to lay aside her worries and struggles and  say yes ; yet she knew she could never happily resign her freedom or her work, and Bhe  felt she would be unworthy the confidence of  her mother and her brother, who so longed for  a glorious career for her as a singer, and had  parted with her for this object, if she gave up  the fight now.  "I cannot, dear friend," she told Basil,  "There would be no honor in my soul if I forgot the wishes of my dear ones and forsook  my work. Marriage is not for me. I must  live for my singing only."  Basil argued in vain. Dorothy, for all her  sweetness, was very determined, and when she  announced   her  attention  of  going back   to  Paris and not seeing him again, he knew that  her decision was final.  "How I shalt miss you," he said wistfully  " Little girl, you do not realize what my life  will be without you."  "Some one far more suitable than I will ap- "  pear, an then I shall  be  only   a memory^'an  episode," she replied.  "I shall never cease to long for you," he said 4  with conviction.  "Ah," quoted Dorothy, with a brave little ���"  attempt a*, a smile, as she held out her hand1-  in farewell, "we miss the violets always till *  the roses come."  ���    "       * * *    ,       sje * *  A year later Dorothy sat by her fire in the  tiny Paris studio which  she  shared with an  artist friend.    The life she  led in this land of.:  her adoption suited her  far better than that  she had passed in England, but her loneliness  was often intense, and her thoughts wandered  regretfully   back   to   Basil,  and   the  remembrance of all she  had  sacrificed  for   her art  overwhelmed her.    But the worst part of it all  was that she had hurt the man she  cared for '  so much, and rendered him as lonely and solitary as she was herself���this idea never ceased !��  to haunt her.  Now she smiled a bitter little smile at her  own foolishness, as she learned from the letter  of an English friend of Basil's recent engagement and great happiness.  "He is hopelessly in love," she read, "and  looks years younger ; you would hardly know  him if you met him now."  "Till the roses come/' she murmured softly.  "They have blossomed quickly."  He, a bright young newspaper man. and  she, lovely as an Indian summer day, were  out driving.  "Do you know," she said, "I should like to  be a newspaper man ?"  "You can be the next thing to it."  "What is that?"  "My wife."  And just then a shadow fell. The sun was  holding a cloud in front oi his face while he  snickered.  When Adam was one year old he was the  smartest baby in Asia. If he had not dealt in  ribs he would have been all right.  jfc-v  fl  I  *��*tMWWWWffPPBWjftyW��^^  ��%^ww*��fmipppi<^w^r��tf��  WM^f^��Sr'��"T^W ��*W*��>  i ot        u      ;     i ,, v (l  'li     , ,1, > >     i.        - i  mpnrt^WWJW1|WWHHS^W.WI��J(tWStHl ^| ^a.  MA  i" '��  ]aa  ��     �� f  ���f  'Ai  THfc NELSON ECONOMIST  I.  # A  if.  '1&  it  i.  jjuessage to "the rivaf side, desixjm^  to immediately wail upon her.  "Tell her majesty," replied John, in  his usual Doric, "that I am rinnin a  salmon ar>d I canna come."  The messenger came back to him in  hot haste saying that the queen desired  to see him this very minute.  "Well, tell her majesty this time  that I am rinnin a salmon and I winna  come, " and that settled it.���Pearson's  Weekly.  When Molten IL&aA "Won't Burn.  When the Prince of Wales was studying under Sir Lyon Play fair in Edinburgh, that gentleman, after taking the  precaution to make him wash his hands  with ammonia to get rid of any grease  that might be on them, said:  "Now, sir, if you have faith in science you will plunge your right hand into that caldron of boiling lead and ladle it out into the cold water which is  standing hy."  "'' Are you serious?'' asked the pupil.  :    "Perfectly, " was the reply.  "If you tell me to do it, I will," said  the prince.  " I do  tell you,''   re j oined Play fair,  and the  prince immediately ladled out  the  burning liquid with  perfect, impu-'  ���Bity.���London Standard.  KOOTENAY     .  .  COFFEE CO.  Coffee Roasters  1"���"��� !n Tea and Coffee  Wo are offering at lowest prices the best j  grades of Ceylon, India, China and Japan j  Teas. W  Our Best Mocha and Java Coffee per  pound  S   40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00 2  Choice Blend Cofl'ee, 4 pounds   I 00  Special Blend Coffee, 6 pounds I 00  Rio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon rea, per p">und.     h0  air,  Nail, Tooth,   Bath,  Infant, Etc.  Also a full line of Sponges and Bath Gloves at  Vanstone's Drug Store  SS95KH5&ES  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE  CO.  Telephone 177.  P. O. Box 182.  WEST     BAKER    STREET,     NELSON 3  ._5____iiB_________I___&___B_____ia^S22  r��  fyE Cents pays fen- tlireo months' membership.  AW i-ach member recoivos tho oliioial club organ mt  every montb.includinKG piccosof high-class vocal I  and instrumental new musio each month, 18 g  ���. piecos in all; also a Certificate of Membership  t vyu<jh pives the privilege of Club Room in New  York City, and of buying liberating, music or musical instruments of any description at wholesale  prices, saving you from 20^ to (.0^" on your purchaser. Don't fail to join ator.co.Youwill got much  more than your money's worth. Mutual Literary-Music Club, Dept.     , 150 Nassau St., N.Y.  CKIlTIKTCArE OP   THR    HIOCIISTRA     '} I <  OK AN ttXTRA-PROVJNCJJAL COMPAN Y  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  "Iron   Cap"   and   "Gray    Eagle"    Mineral  Claims,  situate in   the Nelson  Mining Divi  sion  ol" West Kootenay .District.;:  Where located: Oh the west slope of Sandy  Creek, about four miles from Nelson."  Take notice 1 hat I, Francis J. O'Reilly, oi  Nelson, 13. C. as stgent for C. Sweeny. Free  Miner's certificate No. 1371,212, intend sixty  days from Lhe dale hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements, for the purpose., of obtaining Crown  "grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  soction :17, must be commenced before the  issuance ;>. such certificates of improvements.  Dated this 22ud day of October, 1902.  FitANcrs J. O'ltrciTii/Y.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Gold Note Mineral Claim* situate in theNel  son Mining Division of West Kootenay Dis  1 r I oi.  " (JO M i��AN J KK A OT, 1SH7. *'  T HEREBY CERTIKY that tlie " Inter-  x national Harvester Company of America" has this day been registered as an Kxtrn-  1'rovinclal Company nnder the "Companies  Act, LS97." to carry out or efloelallor any of  Iho objects ol the Company to which the legislative authority oflho Legislature of llrii'ish  Columbia, extends.  The head olllce of Lite Company Is situate  In Lin. City of Mil\vaul<oo,iStale of Wisconsin,  IT. S. A.  The amount, of the capital of the Com nun v  is <? 1,01)0,000, divided Into 10,01)0 shares of S.u.0  each.  The head oflice of (lie Compnny in this Province |.< situate In tho City of Nelson, and  Robert. W. Manning!on, Barrister, Arc., whose  address Is Nelson aforesaid, Is thu attorney of  the   Company   (not. empowered   to Issue  or  transfer Mock).  The Company Is limited.  Glvjn under my hand and seal   of olHco at  Victoria, Province of British  Columbia, this  17fh . day  of November, one thousand  nine  hundred and two.  II..B.1 H. Y. WWOOTTON,  Registrar of .Joint. Stock Companies.  The following are the objects for which the  Company Is established ;������  To manufacture, sell and deal In harvesting machines, tools and Implements of all  kinds, including harvesters, binders, reapers,  mowers, rakes, headers and shredders; agricultural machinery, tools and Implements of  All kinds ���, binder twine; and all repair parts  ami other devices, materials and articles  used, or Intended for use, In connect Ion with  any kind of harvesting or ugrlculturn I machines, tools or Implements:  To engage In the manufacture or production of, and In deal in any materials or pro-  duets which may be used In, or In eonn.'ctlon  with,tho manufacture of harvesting or agricultural machines, tools and Implements;  To apply for, obtain, register, lease orother-  wise acquire, and to hold, use, own, operate,  sell assign or otherwise dispose of, itny trade  marks, trade names, patents, Inventions, Improvements and processes used In connection  with or secured under, letters patent ofthe  United Slates 01 of other coutrfes or otherwise.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEM 1NTS.  '(!. West, (Fractional) Mineral Claim, situate  in flic Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located: On Toad Mountain.  Take notice that I, F. C. Green, acting as  agent for Aaron If. Kelly, Free Miner's Certificate Nro. H ol/J:ii, Intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of  Improvements, for the purpose oi obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  sect Ion .'17, must be commenced before the Is-  sua nee ofsuch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this fourteenth day of November, 1002  F. C GUI'..'.N,  Nolson, 13. C.  Notice To Delinquent Co-Owners  To Thomas Rennetl. Albert Hennett, Maggie  Louise Fennel 1, George A. Hunter, .lames  Hon rice, and every other persons or persons  having or claiming any interest In tho "Galena" Mineral Claim situate about, six miles  north of Salmon Siding and two miles west  ; of the Nelson and Fort Sheppard Railway,  1 in the Nelson Mining Division, District, of  West  Kootenay. , , ,   ,  You and each ofyou are hereby notified  thai I have expended one hundred dollars  In order to hold the above mentioned  mineral claim under (lie provisions ol  Ihe Mineral Act., and amendments therein,  and If within ninety days IVom the  date of this notice you fall or refuse to  contribute vour portion of such expenditure  together wflh all costs of advertising yonr Interest. In said claim will become the pro-  perl v of t lie subscriber under Section four of  nn Act entitled " An Act To Amend The  Mineral Act, 1000."  J, M. MorjAitKN,  Bv his Atto-viiov, R. M. Macdonald.  Dated tlilsf-lh nay ol December, 1002.  &mmmassm  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads/  Statements,  ote Heads,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc;, Etc.  All Sensible Peopletravel by the C.P.R.  Will buy a first-class, well-made  Suit of-clothes at my establishment.  TREMONT BLOCK,   NELSON  jOHH  LATCHIE  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor  Op.  ustnms House, Nelsnn, B.C.  WADDS BROS.  OTOGRAPHERS.  Vancouver and Nelson  BAKER STREET, NELSON,   B.  C  PEED  AFETY  ATISFACTIO  The Kast and West are almost, one when the  nionn.s of transit Is the c. P. It. A glance at  this condensed time table will convince vou  oi" this .'net.:  Leave Nelson 5 a. m.,  Arrive Winnipeg '-Mid day S:f>0 a.m.  Arrive St. Raul 2\\<\ day (1:10 p. m.  Arrive Chicago tlrd day ,.��:.'t() a.m.  Arrive Toronto llh day 2:15 p.m.  Arrive Montreal 1th day HMO p.m.  Arrive New York f.th day 8.-ri.r> a, in  #  Close Connections for All East-  em Points.  The splendidly equipped tourist curs of this  company leave for the Kast. as foiows:  From hunmore Junction dally for HI. Paul.  From Kootenay l.iindin.u;, Tuesday and  Saturdays for Toronto, Mont real, and all  I'.asiern points,  Furl I ior In fori n nt ion as to why I he C, 1', It.  Is t he most deslrahle route across tlie continent, will ho cheerfully furnished on application to  J. W. CAHTKIt, K. .1. COYI.K,  IMst. Pass. Af-'t., A. CI, P. A.  Nelson. Vancouver  ie HW^thi.      .HtHj^r -  'I'   ���l    1'  y.    1  I 'I   <._ It. i .     ,        ((t, I '���       t I,      ���' , ill  miwim^'WT���"?^���!"  r 70.41  rmmm^t��-��*��><mi�����<i~^.meT�������tr^  ,,1f,r..,,^  1 *1f.!i*IW f-^-w^Hly^llrH-mW1- *W   fftt^fj H��(lJy|J a J-i*^;^i;H'fi��-l  "n^cHH. JW ^"-1    ��r�� ��� ^'n��i*  ,'  c .      v l "ill  iRflSPIfWI  W.fWMMM^BlH*W��*mw^P��^ p**^1  .^wjcipwun^WVW^ ��^*'���'���,"  1 !     \  e   t,  h ' ���f��Epy^=iBf'^f^f7g^^ ���  at-  8  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  r  Haying finished moving into the P. Burns Block, we invite the public to call and  see our new premises and inspect our stock, as we are showing complete ranges m each department.  Ladies' Department.  Ladies Silk Blouses in   all   leading  shades.    Cashmere and  French Flannel Shirt Waists.  Ladies' Neckwear���A very choice  and pretty selection in Silk Ties,  Tabs,   Chiffon   Collars,   Lace  Collars  and Boleros, just received for the holiday trade.  Ladies' handkerchiefs in endless variety.  Ladies' Kid Gloves.  Furs���Large range of Ladies' and  Children's Fur Ruffs, Boas, Muffs,  Collars, Seal Jackets, all the latest  styles.  Gents'Department.  Men's Smoking Jackets, Dressing  Gowns and Travelling Rugs, Kid  Gloves, Silk Suspenders," Silk Scarls  and Mufflers. See our latest novelties.  Ladies and Gents' Silk Umbrellas.' Just  the thing for Christmas Presents  See Our Fancy Ware Department.  ���r-_I���  m  -J-   U>"*l___l  .a  i.a   .___.   hjFl  ��   _-CTr.  W3fe��.i.��  <_W  CI  *syb  i >  ^Q*3  f  LIMITED  FIRST SHIPMENT  Japanese Oranges 85c per box. Fine Navel  Oranges, all sizes. Choice Lemons. New  Season Mixed Nuts, Table Raisins and  Smyrna Figs.  A few Dinner $ets and Fancy Pieces of  Crockery left.  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson,  mm^mwmmwm\mmi^miwmmmmmm  n.  ammmm!!i��!fV,il^ur'  ^m^<ry"^r^"'���~'*~*~m"���m"  n^ww*1^4,1^^ i'"'s i",J"i'',v<


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