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 ���A:7r;i^,^S^)_k--^mm^��;f^m  7Z&- ���  As/ZZTVA'A'LA^Ai  s;tM  X^AaUi/d  ORIA.  �� 'fee  .-"v, -  ':iy$-ff7&lj&3tgEM.__  iSfsii  O*  :7m  i:,'.Ji-  '>'-V^::**'i*AMf^_35liiiB  -%-*:*  VOLUME VIII.  NELSON, B. C SATURDAY AUGUST 6, 19C4.  ���>: -a:.ys��.t^vK3f4-Ha _  H-akS'fl-'JSlSpS? I  >,a 7 * 'fSvn-.HnV ^*H-H-aJ$rfV h  X ales of the  own  r,-  Tiic citizens of Nelson have been  boasting for some time that they htul  . the best daily newspaper published in  nny city of this size in '.Canada. They  can now point to lhe fact that they have  ���the most puerile, disreputable daily rag  printed in any place in the world. 1 f  John Houston knows anything about  the requirements of a newspaper, ho  must feel ashamed of tlie sheet ho is  getting out. Tlie thing is u cross between a poster and a hotel gazette, and  Is without one redeeming feature. The  "telegraphic news" for tbe greater part  isancient history, being reprinted without credit from the coast papers and  the Spokesman-Review, there is no local news, and the editorial columns are  filled with.the ravings of a seemingly  harmless madman. The wretched  thing fully justifies, the ridicule that is  being heaped upon it and its editor by  the public. There is a tradition that  John Houston once knew something  about getting up a newspaper. The  sheet that is now issued from the Tribune office places'that tradition in the  class with "Jack, IheGiant Killer" aud  the " Mother Goose" stories. Nelson  will not be benefitted by the publication of this ".daily," on (lie contrary a  great injury may be done toHhc city  and its interests. Let the thing be  cast into the newspaper boncyard���it  even defiles the foul source to which it  owes its origin.  It is to be regretted that that tho Nelson Operatic Society will.not be able to  carry out their idea of producing "The  Pirates of Pcnz'siuee^-during thu Fair  week. An .effort'will be made to give  tlie popular opera later in the season,  perhaps in December.   ���  as soon as arrangements can be made,  it 13 intended to organize a first-class  slock company tliat will confine its  work to the new circuit alone.  N  ews of the  M  mes  A sho.rt time ago a man was found  dead in his bed at one of the lodging-  'houses in Seattle, having committed  suicide. At first it was thought that  the dead man was F. W. Dyniond, bin  later the rumor got abroad that the de  ceased was Walter M. Askew, who resided in Nelson for a year or two. The  picture of the man supposed ts be Dy-  mond resembled in many respects Mr.  ^ Askew, but on en refill 1 n y er. i juration i t  was discovered that it was a case of mistaken identity. The latter left Grand  Porks two .years ago and -h a's.nevei  been heard of since.  V;  Arrangements were complelcd yesterday   whereby  the   Nelson    Opera  House has been   placed   in a circuit  which is being framed up by Messrs.  William Cranston, of ��� Winnipeg, and  Geo. Tern pes', of Calgary.    The new  circuit   will    consist   of    twenty-one  houses.   These houses are located from  Edmonton  to   Ktunloops   and Leth-  bridge, and taking in all "the places of  Amusement in the interior of British  Columbia.     Arrangements are being  made with the booking agents of other  circuits to fill in dates in tho. twenty-  one houses controlled by Messrs. Cranston and Tempest.    The advantage ol  this enterprise will be seen at a glance.  Hitherto wc have had to depend on  the  companies that happened to   be  passing through here, and as a result  Mr. Annable had no choice-as to the  quality of the amusement.   Under thi  new arrangement only first-class companies will be bookeJ, for the reason, if  no other, that they will have to fill in  ".^jvmty-one nights, and ir�� manager is  going to take the risk of booking an inferior organization, knowing that if. it  7. is not up to", the mark it will  be a losing venture for a month.   It docs not  follow that all companies will play in  the*twenty-one houses in the circuit.  Occasionally there will be companies  that cannot afford to take in smaller  towns, and in "these cases tbey will be  booked only in thejlarger places.   Just  The Winnipeg exhibition has been a  great success, no doubt, but just wait  for the Nelson Fair.  It would be a thoughtful consideration for the comfort of the people, if  the New Denver sage would delay the  publication of his hew paper until the  end of the present hot spell.  The Vancouver papers are devoting  column after column to the discussion  of tho case of Dr. Telford, who is  charged with having committed an  abortion on Hattie Bowell. They had  a lively day in court Wednesday,  when McHarg, who is accused of being  tlie cause of the girl's downfall, refused to answer questions put by the  Crown. He was committed to jail.  Then Joseph Martin asked tlie magistrate for a copy of tlie warrant on  which .������McHarg was arrested" at Portland, and this being refused, Mr. Martin and the magistrate had a heated  controversy, which resulted in the  former being evicted from the court  rooi.n. It is stated that McHarg has  made a confession "to' the .-effect that  Telford had been engaged to perform  the operation and knew all about the  trouble of the poor unfortunate girl.  D. G. Marshall, the well known Vancouver, lawyer refused lo aot for. McHarg. Mr. Joseph Martin and Mr.  Bowser appear for J)r. Telford.  F. 15. Hawthorne has returned from  a very successful trip'lhruugh the interior in the'interests of the Kootenay  Cigar Co.  Fred. S. IIusscj'. superintendent of  provincial police, has returned to Victoria after nn absence of over six  months spent in California. When  Mr. Hussey left Victoria be was in very  bad health, so far gone that few of his  friends expscted to see him again. He  says lie had a very hard sie!,e of it, but  that he is now feeling almost himself  again. The Colonist says ho looks it,  and on this score is receiving congratulations from all quarters.  tlie Okanagan, Kelowna and Spallum-  cheen districts, and intimated that the  Arm was much better than thai district and decided on purchasing there,  AN IMPORTANT DECISION.  An  Ecclesiastical .decision  of  great  importance has just been announced.  It wa3 a decision of the House of Lords,  the-hi��he��t-judicial :eourrol���tlie~=Etii^  piic.     Some four  years ago the Free  antUlhc United Presbyterian Churches  of' Scotland  decided  to unite,     That  union   was  effected.     A minority of  twenty-four clergymen strongly held  out against the union, and at once entered an i-.ction which sought a declaration that  the Union  so effected was  powerless so far as  transferring   the  property  of  the Free Church  to the  United Church, and claiming the pro-  petty on behalf or the remnant of the  Fvee Church who declined to enter the  Union.  Tliat property is very valuable,  consisting as it does of   nearly eleven J  hundred churches and their manses,  colleges, mission  halls and large sums  of money.    The lower courts decided  that the Free Church  had power to  transfer this  property to the United  Church, and that the deed of transference was effective in doing so.    The  House of Lords has now revised this  decision.aud has held that.this deed is  inoperative as they, the majority, had  uo such power, and vests this vast property in the,claimants thereto on behalf of the Free Church of Scotland.  So difficult did the House of Lords regard the question beforo them for decision that they asked a re-argument  .of the case.  What will be the outcome  'of...this decision it isi'difficult to forecast.    The immediate import of this  judgment is that hundreds of thousands of people will bo without churches,  and   several   hundreds   of    ministers  without their  usual residences.   The  probability is that the Imperial Parliament will be asked to,meet the decision  by a special act.  Thos. Taylor, M. P. P., Revelstoke,  was in the city yesterday attending t,Iin  meeting of the interior executive of the  Provincial Conservative Associstion.  Mr. Taylor sees many signs of encouragement for the Conservative candidate in the Kootenay.  It is understood that there is one  newspaper in Nelson on the bargain  counter. The purchasers as an extra  inducement can secure an editor who  is an expert on punctuation.  On Thursday evening of last week a  large and influential meeting of the  Liberal-Conservatives of Arrowhead  was held, over fifty enthusiastic .Conservatives being present. "W. Iti Reid  was iii the chair. Thos. Taylor, M. P.  P., who was present, gave a most in  teresting address upon federal ques-  tions. The following officers were  elected : Hon. .President, Hon. Mr.  Borden ; President, W. R. Reid ; Hon.  Vice-President, G. T. Newman ; Vice-  President, Fred. Warner; Sec-Treas., The executive of the Conservative  Mi. Jarvis ; Corresponding Secretary, Association of the; Interior met last  F. It. K. Barlee ; Executive committee, evening to deal with several matters  J. P. Boyd, G. .Chapman, John Bull, pertaining to the campaign. The ques-  Chas. Youhgand Alex. Bannon. (ion as to whether the Liberal-Conser  vative Uuion or the old association  should,be represented on the Provincial executive was discussed and it was  decided to invite the executive committees of both associations to attend  this morningandlay their claims before  the Provincial organization. TheLib-  The Nelsou Boat Club will hold aj eral-Conservative Union was repre-  danccat the tramway park this ��ven-j Seiited;by every member of its executive  but one, while the. old association ignored the invitaiton, sending only one  representative. After considerable discussion it was decided to leave the matter to the Provincial executive. Tlie  question will probably be decided ..this  afternoon.  Harry Wright, M. P. P., has resigned  the secretaryship of fhc Tourist Association, and has been succeeded by W.  H. Dowsing.  ing,  The members of the Church of England in Arrowhead have decided to  erect a church, and an appeal' is being  made for subscriptions with that object in view.  There is quite a boom in farm property at Salmon Arm.. One of the most  important transactions was the changing hands of the Glover property, the  purchaser' being Mr. Sharpc, Superintendent of the Dominion Experimental  Farm at Agassiz.     Mr. Sharpc toured  William Hunter, of Silverton, was in  the city to day attending the meeting  of the Kootenay Conservative Association. Mr.Hunter was searching the  book stores this morning for nursery  rhymes and childrens' toys, there beiug*j  a demand in his household for those  things just now.  limes  on the Niger.  I.called to the chief engineer lopass  up a couple of fire bars and the carpenter for a. piece of canvas. I rolled the.  body of the dead man up in it and four  of us carrying him to the side,, with a  swing sent hinfover. "Now for a few  buckets'of water," I: aid, "and swab  this blood away." The captain just  then quietly remarked as he looked  down'on the scene below, "That's  right, old man, stay with it." My  word, he did not know how deadly  sick I felt.  =I(>;certainly-was a-tough-lime as=nny-  inoment we might have been blown  into tlie air, if a shot happened to strike  the boilers or. forward of the bridge,  where: we had 800 to .1,000 kegs of  powder under the furc hatch, every  shot sending sparks flying in all directions.  The greater partot the time I was  stationed at the foot of the port ladder  if the bridge behind a couple of deals  which might have turned a bullet, but  which would have been sent flying by  a round shot. Although it was hot  work I could not help being amused  at fhe lust of the sheep, whose pen had  been knocked into kindling wood ; fol-  1 owing clobc at Tucker's, the second  officer, heels as he went from gun to  gun, discharging them with a red hot  iron he got out of the stoke hold, the  fuses having'failed on account of the  dampness. At every discharge the  sheep would take a little jump into tlie  air, run to the. next gun and do it  again. I thought it was one of the  most extraordinary sights I ever saw.  At one time a regular whistler went  close oveiomy head, a splinter of wood  cutting the top of my head open, going  light through iron shutters, deals and  salt bags, and embedded itself in the  chart room, nearly frightening to death  five or six krooboys, who bad gone onto  the bridge for safety. One of them,  Tom Nimbley, a big fellow six feet and  in . proportion, came slithering down  the -port ladder nearly on <��� top of me,  his face an ashy hue, which I suppose  is the nigger's way of turning pale  Just as he came to the bottom, bang  came another big gun.    He crouched  ONSLOW NEWLrNG.  down behind me, and how a full grown  man could be such a coward I don't  know. I soon starlet! him out of tliat  by jabbing him on the head with the  butt of my i If lo ; he crawled to the  steward, who was next mc, who served  him likewise, he then started for  the starboard side under the bridge,  wriggling like a snake; didn't even  get on his hands and knees, and I found  him some time afterwards, the other  krooboys lying ou top of him five or  six deep, 'fucker wanted him to work  t-iie-guiisraS"he=Was"a'siiiaTffell^7aTrtr  asked me if [could find liim. Tucker  had a good red hot iron in his hand at  the .moment. I said, "Give me thut  and I'll start hiin." Tucker handed  mc the iron and I walked to the starboard side under the bridge where the  krooboys were piled up like herrings  in a tub. "Here, whore's Tom Nimbley ? Come, get up out of that," waving tlie hot iron amongytheir naked  legs. I could see Tom's blanket drawers showing dirty white among a  crowd of black legs  managed to get a few mouthfuls, for it  is sorry work fighting on'an empty  stomach. I ran up onto the bridge to  Macintosh \ vvith a tumbler of claret, a  pineapple and some biscuits, the breakfast being all over tlie floor of the  saloon. I thought he must be nearly  dead ; the heat was something awful.  I saw the man "Tit the wheel, but no  sign of Macintosh. I said, "Where's  the captain?" He wagged his head  towards an opening through which  they had a view of the river ahead.    [  "cb"uld"jTist_see pi"pairof heels : " Come  down, for heaven's sake, captain," 1  said, "if you yet killed it's all up with  us." lie knew the river like a turnpike road, but I knew if any thing happened hiin- the helmsman would lose  his nerve, let go the wheel and we  should be athwart the stream in a minute... "Oh its cooler up here," and  there he was sitting on the roof of the  chart house, his rifle across his knee.'',  taking'a shot now aud again at any  black heads he could see.   We wero so  Tom  squirmed 1 close lo the bush then that only a few  out and got up as far as his hands and! moments before T had been cut in the  knees. Just then a 9-lb. shot struck  overhead, and went clattering down  into tho engine room. That was  enough ; he dived in amongst tlie legs  again. I touched him up several times  with the hot iron, but it was no use.  I did not know until afterwards how  badly I had fired him, but one docs not  stand on ceremony on occasions like  these.  Our ship's crew behaved splendidly,  and some few ofthe crewboysdid good  service working the guns, but the majority of them piled one on top of another under the bridge on thestarboard  side. Although we might have been  dead any minute, *we could not help a  laugh at the black cook making a bolt  for the stoke hole ; the stokers tried to  prevent his coming down, it was no  use, he was a heavy man and "regularly scared." We had overtwohours  of it. without the chance of getting a  mouthful eif anything to eat, or even  lying up my head, the blood by this  time having run all down my shirt  and matted in my hair.    About 10 I  face with tlie powder from the guns.  "I have gota drink for you," I said.  "That's a different thing, entirely,"  and he swung himself down, bursting  into a roar of laughter on catching  sight of me. "Just go into the chart  room and have a look at yourself in  the glass." I did. Talk of my-mother  not knowing me, I did not look " human," bloody hair hanging down my  face, my shirt saturated with it and  black  with  powder.   Dear old chap,  BOUNDARY MINING NOTES.  riioenlxl'Ionccr.  The force on the Broklyn and Stem-  winder is gradually being increased.  An important strike is reported from  the Betts and Hesperus group, on  Hardy mountain, where a thirty-foot  lead was uncovered on the Hesperus  claim.  Manager Moffat, ofthe Rathmullen,  is said to be getting encouraging results from the development he is doing  on a claim or two adjoining the Rathmullen group in Summit camp, which  are under option from Lauder and  Coot.  G. A. McLeod, of Grand Porks, who  bonded the McKinley claim, in Franklin camp last May, has also bonded the  Hanna and Munster claims, adjoining  the McKinley, and has located a smelter site.. Five men are at work on the !  McKinley,  Mike Kane and associates, interested  in the Mavis and Blue Jay, have secured a bond and lease on the Silver  King and Iron Top, also In Skylark  camp, and development is being started  ou the properties. They are all in the  high grade belt.  Supt. Lawrence, of the C. P.R.,states  that the Canadian Pacific is hauling  ore from more mines in the Kootenay  and Yale at the present time than in  any period during the last three or  four years, and the country generally  is on a sounder basis than ever before  in ita history.  About a million feet of timber will  be used in the new Granby No. 4 tunnel ore bins. They will be50 feet high,  and close to the new giant ore crusher.  The No. 3 and No. 4 tunnels when arrangements are completed will be able  to output .{,000 tons of ore per day.  Development was started Wednesday on the Spokane claini, one of a  group of 11 claims recently bonded by  J. C. Haas and associates from the  Bunk of Montreal, the clahriH being  formerly owned by the Boundary Creek  Alining and Milling Co. The Spokane  adjoins the Elkhorn, and in the past  high-grade ore-has been-iaken-froiti  several claims of the group.   ; =  .W*><L  NUMBER^^I  - >j?y ye??   =,-;���r" ZAA$&  1 . -    .*&_._!  - -   y s?*s  r,::H,-?M  \-'AZyf'*M  .. ; *"*fiSS  '' ''A"!A-&  - - -' -' fn  the St."George of which assays of $140" , ;'*&#  were made.   Mat was the discoverer of  the St. George and with a partner now  has it bonded to C. P.  Law, mining  broker. ,,  Nels Johnson, C. H. Hemming and     ."':*:  Jno. Rolmesure sinking a shaft on the ."';' ������  Morning Glory on Bear creek.    They '^ Z?��  are down about 40 feet and have 4 feet      ��� A'  of ore in the bottom of the shaft.   It A  has all the ear marks of a mine.  Ed. Tennyson is prospecting on- Ot-'  1  ml  A*S=S|  ter Flat at present with unsatisfactory"'^|^:  results to date. * '  ��� ���  '". y^A^  O. Rain, Yon Peterson and Pete.'X^f^  Nord are making good progress with-' AM'ijA  their contract on the St. George, Beai  y'A> \  ���*3I  creek, and will soon be done, j  Gus Spearing iu tasting, the water of _  Otter lake recently detected mineral in  it, which he thinks will produce radium. . Stay with it (the water) Gus.  Ed. Burns, Sailor Jack aud P. Y.  Smith are at work on the Cousin Jack.  SLOCAN MINING NOTES.  SIMILKAMEEN MINING NOTES.  Bliiilllcmiieen Slar.  Jim Siiowden and Gus Savage have  been prospecting in a slate formation  on the west slope of the Hope range  and are favorably impressed with it.  Mat Evcnson, a pioneer miner on  Bear creek was in town last Saturday  and confirms the great strike made on  Slocau Drill.  The Neepawa lessees sent out'their  car of ore this week. ���  In July the St. Eugene mine pro-  d uced 3000 tons of lead ore.  Some first-class ore is being sorted  and sacked at the Black Prince.        '   '  A couple of men were put on this  week to build a trail to the Riverside  group.  Last week tho Sandon camp ship- ',  ped 184 tons of ore, making 6415 tons  to dato. - -   ,.' -   **-' '  More men Inive been put on by the  Pioneer Co, this week, making about  30 all told.  W. Harris has lately uncovered a  foot of ore on tlie Argentine fraction,  southeast of the town,  Tom Miilvey and J. M. Benedum  are meeting with success in developing the Josie, on Dayton creek.  Frank Griffith has run 30 feet of a  tuniic-1 on the Black Cloud, Ten Mi lev  and expects to hit his mark in another  20 feet. He has run on some fine  galena Hoat.   T->iri_Collins_and_Geo.-RoyI-of-S'f8l--  son were here Saturday, having beon  on a prospecting trip from Poplar to  Slocan lake. They saw nothing worth  &utting stakes on.  Knslo Koolenmnn.  Tho force on the Highlanderat Aira-  worth was increased last week.  Over 1500 tons of zinc are piled at the  Slocan Star concentrator awaiting shipment.   (  On the Silver Bell at Sandon, which  is under lease to Angus Cameron a  good shoot of ore has been uncovered.  XJotindary v_Jre vDhipments  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines for 1901":  1904, and for last week :  Granby Mines, Phoenix    .  Snowshoe, Phoenix  j Brooklyn. Phoenix    .  i Mother Lode, Deadwood  ! Sunset, Deadwood  he was the bravest man I have ever.Morrison, Deadwood  come across and could langh in the face' ^- ����� ,Mi'ie< Summit/..  [R. Bell, Summit     .  of death, I think. | Emma, Summit'.    ~.  Our steward, Waite, is a pretty cool  Senator, Summit Camp .  1 Oro Donoro-r       .       .  hand.     Soon after the row began lie] Brey F-igle, Summit  said to me : "Would you mind holding! Wiimipeg. v>!*=   ���{ton   .  ._.... �� ; Golden Crown, Wellington  my rifle, sir, I don't see the i se of spoil  ing a nice pair of clean white ducks on  this dirty deck." Off he went and was  Athelstan, Wellington  King Solomon, "W. Copper  No. 7* Mine, Central  City of J'aris, Central .  1903  393.718  74,212  130,492-  15,731  3,339  39,305  22,937  363  15,537  2,435  5,640  1904  Past Week  317,780 9,540  104,514 3,456  18,978  .- 1,756  14,240  222  354  2,908  520  110  back again in a trice with a dirty pair of *_,eweI.. \��nS ^e  _ .        Carmi.'West Pi  overalls on.     I have never been in a  brk  Providence, Providence  tight place like this before, but if ever ^ik',��",'G,;^J1V',0(-?d j  ��� ' E. P. U. and Goldfinch  I am again there are three men on this  Ruby, Boundary Falls  ship and I'don't want better. They aro  Macintosh, Tucker and the steward.  Miscellaneous  Total, tons.  910  45G  400  305  107  226  m  -MP  684.426  444,266  13,620 USB  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  The Nelson Economist  Published every Sat irday afternoon at  Vkusok Stbeet. Kki_so_h-, D. C.  $i Per Year in Advance  Advertising rates made known ou ii-ipliciUioB.  AU changes ln   aflve-.-tlsb..*ients to insure Iasertion should reach  this oflice not later than Thursday, l'J o'clock.  When change of address I.s required. It is Jcslruble tlintt-otli tin  old address and the now be given.  Address   all   communications.   "Publisher    of   Tun   Nemos  fccosojrisT. Nelson. B. C."  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  What Russia needs most at the present time is an  officer like Onslow Newling. He is a warrior bold  with pen or sword.  the importance'of Nelson from a fruit-grower's point  of view. The meeting on August 12 will be one of  the most important in the history of the association.  The leading authorities on fruit-growing in the Province have signified their intention of bei.ig present,  and a glance ever the programme will carry the conviction that new interest in fruit-growing in Kootenay m ust result from the visit of those geutlemen to  Nelson.  HXZji&rgSSyBB  Tbe Tribuue signalized its change to a "daily" by  killing off Kouropatkin. As a question of insurance  the risk on Kouropatkin is said to be better than that  on the Tribune.  Cabinet reconduction is on the tapis���the chief  change so far being that Charles Hyman will take  James Sutherland's portfolio, the latter-being a severely sick mail.  If Lord Dundonald would confide iu Mr. R. L.  Borden the plan by which his illustrious grandfather  proposed to destroy the French army and navy, it  could be used to great advantage in the elections this  autumn.  These da3*s are hot all right enough, but''they are  comparatively cool when compared with the reception  that awaits Sir Wilfrid Laurier at:d his ministers  when they appeal to Lord Dundonald's compatriots  for votes.  The fact that the Full Court has granted an ap.  peal in the assessment case of the Province vs. the  Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway, must net be construed as a stain on the spotless ermine of the judiciary, as symbolized by Mr, Commissioner Jowelt.  Nelson has been completely enveloped in smoke  this week from the bush fires raging iu every quarter. Carelessness in starting fires should be punished, and in every way possible preventive measures  should be taken to guard against' damage from this  cause.  If Russia needs a states::*im to 611 the portfolio  "made" vacant"liy"tlie~ l^m^al^f~N'b1^TMehTCsh��=if  hereby informed that her wants will be attended to  ���with quickness and dispatch by calling personally or  addressing a note to "John Houston, care of the Nelson Tribune."  Work has begun on the new buildings lor the Nel.  son Agricultural and Industrial Association. A portion of the old building is being torn down in order to  make the remodelled structure uniform. It is stated  .that the new fair building will cost in the neighborhood of $5,000 when completed.  All the Dominion Cabinet Ministers have abandoned their trips to Great Britain until after the elections. ' The G. T. Pacific syndicate is getting in line  to open its purse strings to an unlimited; extent. As  a Liberal member said at Ottawa the other day, "They  cannot afford to have Laurier beaten."  It is worth while noting that during the visit of the  Great Northern magnates to British Columbia with a  view of extending operations, the Canadian Pacific  Railway picked up twenty carloads of sheep from Republic, Wash., aud carried them to Chicago. This  seems to show that Canadian railways aie not so  slow in looking up business.  The regular quarterly meeting of the British Columbia Fruit Growers' Association will be held in the  Opera House, Nelson, on Friday, August 12. The  decision to hold a meeting here may be regarded as  Bn acknowledgement on the part oc the association of  What is Sir Wilfiid Laurier saying in Quebec, asks  the Toronto Mail and Empire? Here is airextract  from the right hon. gentleman's-paper, Le Soeil  (July 16), which answers that question :  '' The Grand Trunk Pacific has as its author Sir  Wilfred Laurier a French-Canadian Catholic.  "Sir Wilfrid,is sustained by fifty French-Canadian  Catholics.  " The Grand Trunk Pacific is going to aggrandize  and put in the first rank the Frovince of Quebec, a  French-Canadian Catholic province.  " This will not go in Ontario, the hearth of Orange-  ism.  " If Sir Wilfrid's project should fall, it would fall  beueath the blows of fanat:cism."  And yet this is the man who is said to be doing his  utmost to unify all classes and creeds in Canada The  man or the newspaper that seeks to create divisions  based upon the racial and religious differences of her  population is an enemy of Canada.  For the wet spring days must be damp  proof and yet light in weight and stylish inform. Our new foot wear fills these requirements in every particular. Each pair of shoes  in our stock ls porticularly stylish and  thoroughly well made from the very best stock.  The various leathers���Calf, Box Calf, Viei,  Enamel, Etc., and the different shapes enable  us to suit all tastes and fit all feet perfectly.  Prices to suit everybody.  I  i  1  :  I  Baker Street, Nelson  it  10  Insurance    Real   Estate   and  Mining  Agent  Houses and offices to rent and lots for sale in all parts of the city.  Now is the time to invest in good  nch Property  The Kootenay Valleys Co., L'td, London, Eng.  Nelson City Laud and Improvement Co.  Fire  and   Accident  Insurance   a  Specialty  BAKER ST., NELSON. B.C.  P. O. BOX 223  1 <S><&��S,-C'<s-&f&<>'fr-e^e"& ����������� ��-����<����"���������������������� ���<>-�������������  Sir Wilfrid Laurier appears to.hove again changed  his mind, if the signs are not designed to mislead the  Opposition. At Ottawa it is believed by many that  the elections will take place as early as September,  but others fix the date in November. This statement  is based on the rush at the printing bureau on the voters lists, and the pouring out of vast volumes of campaign literature by mail. Premiers Murray and  Twcedie, of Nova Scolia and .New Brunswick, were  at the capital for a few days last week in close conference with the Cabinet, and Sifton spent last week  in Manitoba looking over the situation. The Liberal  papers of Quebec, acting, it is believed, on orders  from Ottawa have already begun the campaign, and,  as might be expected, it is one calculated to arouse  the worst feelings of tbe French-Canadian population  of thut Province. Evidently Sir Wilfrid Laurier intends to work the race question for all it is worth. It  mny prove a boomerang.  The election campaign in Lillooet is now ou, and  there dees not seem to be any dcubt as to the result.  The contestants are Archibald McDonald for IheGov-  ment and D. A. Stoddard for the Liberals". Mr. McDonald was elected for Lilloet in the last campaign,  and will be re-elected this time by a greatly increased  majoiity. There are several reasons for this. The  Government is giving general satisfaction, and in ho  place is the policy of Mr. McBride and his colleagues  more popular than in the district of Lillooet. Again,  Mr. Stoddard during the many years he. represented  that constitutency never gave evidence of possessing  ptheq.uaHfications.of a^desirabie^represeutati.v_e^of^the_.  people., On the other nand,.Mr. McDonald has shown  himself to be a capable, painstaking member of the  Legislature. Moreover,'* the Government is now certain of being able to carry on for the next three years,  and no good object could be obtained by returning  an-opponent at the present time.  Yotir doctor will send liis prescription to Rutherford's Drug Store if yon. ask him. Careful dispensing  by the 'proprietor,''pure drugs and fresh are special  features in this store.  There is a great difference in Drugs and Chemicals as regards purity, and this store makes it a  point always to buy the best and purest even though  the price is higher.    IT PAYS TO-GKET THE BEST.  Take the item of Quinine. There are t cheap  grades of German Quinine, which most drug stores  use. We use nothing but Howards & Sons best English Quinine. It costs more, but WE DON'T  CHARGE MORE.  Send us your Recipes and Prescriptions.  -WM. RUTHERFORD, Druggist  PHONE A214  NIGHT PHONE B214 WARD STREET, NELSON,- B. C.  &CO-  Ison, B. G.  , The largest exclusively Wholesale Liquor  House in  the interior  T BEER  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 aud domestic Liquors and Wines.  "��������������������  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  a  "���"���"���"���j,  .Head Office Nelson, B. C.  Branch   Markets   in. Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon, Three  Folks, New Denver and Slccan City.  Orders by,Mail to any branch will have  prompt  and  careful atten  tion.  Camps supplied on shortest  notice and lowest prices.  Mailorders receive careful  attention.  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  According to Dun's Review, there has been little  variation in general trade conditions at Montreal. The  dry goods warehouses show comparatively little stir  and city retail business in this line is even quieter  than everj while in groceries, except sugar, and in  heavy goods generally, the movement is a restricted  one. All things considered, however, payments are  fairly maintained,' and failures are few. The only notable change in merchandise values is*-a further advance 111 sugars by local refineries. At Toronto general wholesale trade is fairly active, but in dry goods  the volume of the business is not r.s large as the corresponding month a year ago. Prospects,' however _ "Trv��A��ro"  are good and au active fall busines is anticipated. TU.U. I nnVtO.  Wheat is higber owing to limited supplies. Recent  local rains have helped vegetation in Nova Scotia,  though the crops have suffered so severely through  the long drought that they will hardly be- up to tl.e  general average. The iron and steel strike at Sydney has been settled and a better feeling prevails there  in the business community ; storekeepers who have  been backward in sending in orders are inclined to  buy more freely, and trade shows a better aspect. In  staple lines, such as clothing and dry goods, the demand is at present light ; but in groceries, fruit and  produce-trade is fairly active for midsummer. Collections are only fair.  Lots.      Warehouses.     Offices.  The Car Barn, Phone i6.sB.  SewingMachines and Pianos  For Rent and for Sale  Old Curiosity Shop, Josephine Si, Nelson  JOB PRINTING AT  THE ECONOMIST  St. Louis, $60; Chicago, $65;  Toronto, $87.35;"Montreal,  $98; Halifax," $128.80; New  York, $101. \  Three   Months'   Liriiit.  ._   _���  DATES of SALE  ���'.���'������. June 7, lfi, 17 ancl IS;  July 1.2and 3.   'August.8, Hand 10.''  September 5, (i and 7.  ���vrf*-  *K,VST  t  I  J  T  ���-I  I       ii-v ��� U   /v;��';b5\'   j^  * aMa~A-_   V \A'*"\fii_!��.  Kliiil^Jj Tenteyminss Made and Repaired ]  CLOTHES  OVER J. H.  CLEANED    AND  MENDED.  *  WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON, B. C.      .j-  ELSON ELECTRIC  , L'TD.  3>  N. E. T. TIMETABLE.  STANLEY STKKET���  7-00          7.40  8 20 a. m.  9.00          9.40  10.20  Every 40 minutes until ro.20 p. m.  KOGUSTOWN���  -  7.20          .00        8.40  9.20 a. m  10.00     10.40  11.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.40 p. m.  Apply A. ,V. MASON,  Man. Sec  I  TRAGHAN I  oi  1  PI umber and Gasfitter  Estimates Given  on General  Plumbing, j  Sewer Connections, Etc. I  Baker Street, near Ward  Street, Nelson.       f  -? ft 3 ���:�� ��t 4��  ���*- -*  -.;������.'.���._.���a-  "��������� to  MAKE'NO-MISTAKE  For a Pure, Healthful  Cereal, none can compare with  Made in British Columbia  Low Excursion  Fares  For all Eastern points will also be quoted  going via Port-Arthur all rail or lane route,  returning same or via.Chicago and St. Louis.  For full narticulars apply to local agents.  J. S. CARTER,  Dist.Fnss. Agt.,  Nelson.  E. J. COYLE,  A. G- P. A.  Vancouver  The  Brackman-Ker  (Willing Co., Limited  ; Manufacturers of High Grade Cereals.  For Sale at a Bargain1  AT THE,   AUCTION MART  An ornan and other    articles to numerous to mention.     Ccme and  see.  Auction S ee To Nig  J. GREEN. AUCTIONEER. :i-  THE  NELSON ECONOMIST  it���  . yy.77-r^-Si&S3Si  7.7'.   x7'~'. <"~a^tfeSli  AA:a!0#��|  . ���! .j.j   . ���, 1.11_ tx, Va^*iM  - -���*.-.'.^-.-��*SSffil  Luxurious and Comfortable.    From $ 175 to $7.  Z'Wi  z-M\  \-15#_  A few left of our  These were $2.2  OCKS  hem at $1.25 Each  _ A'.~*f<, \  |_-~v,<!:.S{|  |h-    ^-^l  mm  ���uy.vt  '-Ai'rA I  any s  .WJTOfiifffiffgi^^  *%  In 10-acre blocks, iu 20-acre blocks.  Improved ranches.  J. E. Annable, g^eEsbra, B. ���. %'  ' 7 r  *i*^&^&^4r^&t^i&^<&^i&^0j&-i4  \3  H.McC AUS  BAKER STREET, NELSON  -      ,    AGENT FOR  The Julia Marlowe  *, . 1 he Celebrated Keith Shoe.  5' -    lhe Douglas Shoe.  t  Custom Work.  J  Invisible Patching a Specialty   ^  &f% /%^f^^S^/%,^&ty%/%f^ /%/&%'%f^^%^W&/^^'&i/l&b/1vX!k, -*^<&f~&  X ress  c  omment  ��� Toronto Telegram.  -Tho Ottawa Free Press comes nigh  to saying: "The Canadian who turns  out In the Dundonald procession ought  to be kicked to death by jackasses, and  we'd like to be the one to do it."  Ottawa Citizen.  Wanted : 1004000 men to fill up Canada's paper army. Applicants required  to surrender their freedom as citizens  and be under tlie control of Hon. Syd..  Fisher or whoever is politically "responsible for the district" whether in  or out of uniform. Come early and  avoid the rush.  Hamilton Spectator.. j.���.  . The people resented tbe man nei* in  whieh the G. O. C. and the militia  had been treated, and flocked to cheer  Dundonald as a protest against militia  mismanagement, partisan appointments and the deliberate slander of as  good a soldier as ever wore a uniform.  Then came about tbe extraordinary de.  nionstrations in Toronto, Ottawa and  Montreal,and wherever Lord Dundonald has appeared since his dismissal  from Ottawa. In Ottawa the most  strenuous endeavor was made to lessen the demonstration as much as  possible. The government organ announced that neither a " good-Canadian".nor a Liberal could take part in  tlie. demonstration. 15andsmen were  dragooned, civil servants were.-.bulldozed, and every possible influence was  brought to bear upon the people to keep  them away from the farewell demonstration. The result was sueh a send-  off as no man previously received in  the Capital city.  Yes, these demonstrations have all  been of a political natnre ; they have  all shown that the government is most  unpopular ; they will all have influence  for the good of the militia and of Canada. Lord Dundonald did not suffer  dismissal for nothing.  ,W. A Thurnian  Depol far Briar Pipes, Nelscn  Navy  Cut Cigarette  Tobacco,  Pedigree Tobacco, Navy Cut  Cigarettes.  Tobaccos and Cigarettes are Second to Kone  WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTING AGENTS FOR WESTERN CANADA.  "���"���ri-  rner, Beeton & Co., Ltd, victoria, b. c.  - f-,**-fL  -���-*"*'���<*' I  '^S  MONTREAL^ Sole Manufac  turers of the "Pinto Shell Cor  __ devan" Gloves and Mitts  ||       R. H. CARLEY/B.C.Agt.  jOBi fVlcLATCHI  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor  Op, J. C. Customs House. Nelson  $7.50 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders must be accompanied by caeh and should be foiwarded  either personally or by mail to the office of  W. P. TIERHEY, GENERAL AGEKT  \ mm  ���mmm*  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  is-**' -  f^\  It has been our  endeavor to de-  s*gn  and_ make  lings  to the taste  fancy of our patrons, and at  very  short notice.    O ir facilities are exceptional, as we have to carry a veiy  I hirge stock   of loose precious gems  | cf  best quality, ar.d at very reason-  I able prices.  Notice.  Notice is hereby given tllat 'u days nfter  date I inti'udto apply to Ilie Chief (Joiiimis-  ���.ioner of Lands nnd Works for ���ermiK.sion  io purchase the following described land.  Conimenolnt'iilastaUeuiiirked one-half ml lo  west of .���Cltclieni'rSt.-i tion on tlio .south side  of railroad track, tlience .south 20 chains,  tlience cast.20 chains, more or less, to lino <���!  townslte, thence north 20 chains more or less  to railway truck, tlience wist along railway  track toplaceof commencement, con mining  10 acres more or less.  Dated at Kitchener, this 0t.h day or Juno, 100-1  CJkokgb A. Hunt.  Certificate of Improvements.  'afenaude Bros.  Manufacturing Opticians.  NEWS ITEMS.  0. McLean   Fraser, of the Nelson  "High School,   was married at Toronto  last week  Mrs. Forin, wife of His Honor Judge  Forin, has left for the coast on a six  weeks' visit to friends.  Thomson Bros., of Vancouver, have  taken over the Dook aud stationary  business of T. Morley & Co.  ��� Mis3 Viola Ackley, Minneapolis!,  sister of L. W. Ackley, of the Daily  News, is visiting her brother.  Miss Fitch will spend her vacation  itt her "home ia Portland, for which  place she left last Wednesday evening.  R. S. Lennie, barrister, has returned  from Spokane, where he spent last  week attending to professional matters.  ., G. F. Shepley, K. C, Toronto, accompanied by Mrs. aud Miss Shepley,  spent a night iu Nelson last weel*.  They would have remained longer only  that Mr. Shepley was anxious to return east to begin bis duties in connection with the telegraphers' strike:  The furniture in the show "windows  of D. McArthur & Co., includes several  pieces, which in attractivne3S and manufacture have never been excelled in  any furniture house in British Columbia.' This house has won an enviable  reputation for the beauty and endurance of its goods.  The Fred Irvine Co., Limited, is  holding a clearance sale of summer  goods in order to clear out certain'lines.  . There will be genuine bargains in all  departments, such as ladies' hats at  half price, ladies' while and Ian kid  gloves at 50c per pair, and ladies'  blouses and shirt waists at cost. This  company sells for cash only and the  purchaser secures the benefit.  Patenaude Bros,   have  recently installed their new electric clocks in the  the   Hume    Hotel,   Grand   Central,  Queen's and Madden House.   The advantage of this clock, besides being an  attractive piece of furniture, is that it  requires no winding ; is more accurate  than any other clock on  the market  (regardless of price); lnis no bprings to  break, no weights to fall; is so simple  aud mechanically perfect as to preclude  auy necessity for repairs ; requires no  outside connecting wires (wllh consequent damages to walls and daiiKor-  froin lightning, crosses, etc ) ;*has no  motor, no glass-and-acid   batteries l��>  break and   spill;  will run  nnd   keep  time  under   adverbo  conditions   that  would   stop   an   ordinary   pendulum  clock ��� can be put up and regulated by  anyone of ordinary intelligence ; is sold  at prices even lower than those of inferior "winding" clocks, and is in short,  a perfect clock.  Corporation of the City of Nelson  ELECTRIC LIGHT RATES  Electric light rates Jor the month of July  are now due and  pe/ablo at  ilie  City  offices.    If pala on or before the 13th August  discount ol 10 percent will bo ullo.vel.  Keltfon, August 1,1904.  By order,  D.C'.MoMORRIS  City Clerk.  DEAL  R.   G.  JOY,   PROPRIETOR  We Don't Keep Anything  ���Oh no���we Sell everything.  Doesn't do to keep things long in the  grocery business. Lots of things  wont keep. We buy conservatively  yet plentifully, and our quick-selling methods and prices keep the  stock fresh. WE CAN'T keep  some things at such prices as these;  D:iiry Butter 25c per pound  Ham 18c and 20c " --  "  Devilled Ham 3 tins for 25c  Pineapple  15c per tin  Tomatoes. Quaker    Brand   6 tins for $1.00  Jofs Cash Grocery  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  The Vancouvor und Knotonny mineral  claims, situate In the Nelson Mining Division  of West Kootenay District.  Where loeated: On east side of Kootenay  Lake, about three miles east of the town of  Sanea.  Take notice that r, .1. L. G. Althott, Kree  Miner's Certllleulo. No. JIS-USI for myself mul  nsnKcntfor IT. Abbott, Free-Miner's Cerlill-  cnlo No. HS-1,-18:!, and E. I., lleatlcy. Free Miner's Certificate No. 1!G">,2-15, intend, sixty days  from the dute hereof, to apply to the Mining  Kecorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant  of the above claims.  And lurtlicr taUc notice that action, under  Section .17, must be commenced before issuance ofsucli Certlllcate of Improvements.  Dated this M)tli day of June. 1001.  .1. fa. G. Abbott.  Certificate of Improvements.  Tattle Johnnie Mineral Claim,situate in the  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay  District.  Where located: On Rover Creek, about  three miles from-Kootenay Itiwr. Take notice that r, Frank 'Fletcher, of the City of  Nelson, acting as a^cntfor myself, Free Miner's Certilicale Xo. ��82,023, nnd A. C. Flum-  mcrfelt, Free Miner's .Certificate No. U8U,0-M,  intend, sixty days from ilie date hereof, to  apply to tlieMinlng Recorder for a Certlllcate  ol Impiovemcnts for the purpose of obtain-  ining 11 Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that, action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 20th day of May. A. D 1904.  FKAXK F-LKTtVHEK.  Certlficategof Improvements.  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. 1180,073,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Kecorder for 11 Ccrtilicate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe above claim.  .And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance ofsuch Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this 21stday of May, 1901.  JOHNMCJjATCHIE.P. h. S.   -  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  BIG  STREET CARNIVAL  A big Street Carnival will beheld durlns  the Knee Meet at Grand Forks. 11. C. August  ���mh.'A'rtli, 2fith and 27th. 1031. The most novel  attraction ever held In the Boundary country.  Four days of general entertainment and  merrymaking in which tl.e whole boundary  country Iscordlahy Invited to participate. An  Interesting event will be the  Coronation of the Queen  who will be elected by popular vote. Candidates are ente ied from Holland, Nelson,  (jreuiiwood, l'hoenix, Republic, Noithport  and Uiaml Forks and a closo aud spirited  contest Is looked for. The successful candidate lur Queen will be presented with a purse  ol fi'iO for pn-paiiilory expenses. 'lhcrc will  be a . .   ROCK DRILLING CONTEST  Corn SAX) pni-hc, in which tho best. U'ams in  tlio sin rounding country will meet in competition.   Another fealu re will be  Grand  Midway Piaisance  which will be stocked with novelties of every  description. The gala attraction will be a  Mardi Gras Night when everyone is invited-  to mask from 7 to 11:30 p. in. For further particulars sec posters.  SpeclalRatesonall railways Carnival week  Hon id of Directors:���Alderman Feency, J.  Temple, 1'. Donaldson, G. Urlin. J. Hobs, It.  Metric, SI. Whl te. J   1-eumy and C. Uuhler.  Mars and J. A. Fractional Mineral Olaims,  situate in the Nelson Miulng Division of West  Kootenay District.  \Yhore located : On Morning mountain.  Takenotice that I, John McLatchie, Free  MiDer's Certificate No. 1158.-192, for myself and  as agent for Edward H. Stanley, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 1508,-484, intend sixty days from  the date 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 fiction, under section 37, must bo commenced before  the issuance ol such Certificates of Improvements. "������  Dated this 17th day of May, A.D. 1901.  John McLatchie.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  GRAND FORKS  T 24th to 27th, 1914  Mariposa, Hanky Fanky Fractional and  Kipling Fractional 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,;FreeMlner"s Certificate No. B58,;iO-l,'and  Thomas W.T. Stoddard, Free Miner's Certificate No. B80,70_,"iiitend, sixty days from the  date hcreol, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for 'Certificates', of Improvements, for tlie  purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above claims.  ���And. further*tako notice,'(that action undor  Section 37, must lie commenced before the issuance ofsucli Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 18th of May, A. D.19U4.  Jolix McLatchie, p. L. S.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  S. J. M. Mineral Claim, situate In the Nelson  Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located: On UieKortli Fork of Wild.  Horse Creek, North-East Of ii'ifd adjoining tlie"  " Oronogo"Mineral Claim.  Tako notice that I, John McLatchie,' of the  City of Nelson, acting as agent lor Duncan  McArthur, Free Miner's Certificate No.  1180,703, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recordcrfora  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further tako notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of May, A. D.1901.  John mcLatchie p. L. S.  Certificate of Improvements.  Second Annua! Exhibition of the  Nelson Agricultural and  Industrial Association  Septembers & 29  New Buildings  Fine Grounds  Big Premium List  NOVEL OPEN AIR ATTRACTIONS  Oronogo Mineral Claim, si tun te in the Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located :  On the North Fork of Wild  Horse Creek, Nortli East of and adjoining th  "Joplln" Mineral Claim. -  Take notice that I, John McLatchie, of the  City of Nelson, acting as agent for Christian  L. llchnscnaiid Duncii! McArthur, Executor*  of the will of Itnhcrt Kicsterer, deceased. Free  Miner's Certificate No. .Intend sixty days  from the dato hereof to apply to the Mining  Kecorder for a Certificate of Improvements  for the purpose of obtainingu Crown Grant ol  the above claim. i  And further take notice, that action under  Section 37 must be commenced before the Issuance ofsuch Certificate ol" Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of May, 1001.  John McLatchie.  Certificate of Improvements.  Pingrec. Mayflow-r, Blake, II. G. N.,Sum-  it Fractional and Snow Drift Fractional  Mineral Claims, situate in the Nelson Mining  Division of West Kootenay district.   " ���  Where located: On the Divide between  Bandy and -19 Creeks above the " Florence O,"  Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie, of the  City of Nelson, acting as ngent for James L.  Stamford, Free Miners Certificate No. B80.G29,  ���Angus G. Shaw, Free M i ncrs Certi ficate  No. H58,'218and Louis Ernst, Free Miner's Cer  tiflcatc No. 13.80,83:*, intend sixty days from  tlie 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 of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this lOlh day of November, A. D. 1903.  John McLatChie. p. l. S.  N1CKERS0N,  THEJ-WELER,  BAKER ST.  Write for Pri/.e List.  J. E. Annable, Sec, Nelson, B. C.  Wo only ask one trial to make you our cus  tomer. Fine Wuteh Jewelry. Optical! and  Silverware repairing and everything in the  j line. Reasonable charges. Work sent us  i from outside towns will receive the same care  as if pcrsomilly delivered. Difficult repairs  done for other Jewelers.  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.  Li dies' White Lawn Wrappers,  $1.50, $2, $2.50 and $3..  Ladies' White Lawn and Muslin  Blouses, 50c, 75c, ���$:, $1.25, $1.50,  $2 and $3.  Children's    White   and    Colored  Dresses,  1   to   12   years,  75c,  $1,  .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  ginghaijis, 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 and Bonnets,  25c up.  Ladies'Ready to Wear Hats, at  actual cost.  We have just opened out a very  fine assortment of the latest novelties iu neckwear and stocks, also  wash ties, just the thing for summer.  Silk front shirts. $1 each.  Neglige and light outing shirts,  -vvith or without collars and cuffs,  from $1 up.  A line of light summer underwear,  $1 per suit, extra good value.  A complete line of Stetson and  Christy stiff* hats, also knockabout  and straw bats.  Belts, sashes, etc., at reduced  prices.  irvine:  EZ.LJ  The largest and best assortment of fancy Rockers,  Centre Tables, Couches, China Cabinets, Ladies'  Secretarys, Carpets, Etc., to be found in any Furniture Store in the Kootenays.  FURNITURE DEALERS  AND    UNDERTAKERS,  hSv**M  ���5����^�� @ W*t& ww  wwmwmwmwmwm  We Print  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads,  Statements,  Note Heacs,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  e Economis  Complete Stock of Stationey  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  VERNON    STREET,   NELSON,  B.  C  fl***)  S        Canada Permanent  lortgage Corporation  Straight Mortgages at 8 per cent,  or Monthly Payment System  rv^<W%/Q>&f&fy^/��/^W&f^'^/$yQW&^'1&rt/^^  Rxtra sood catches offish are reporSivl all along the  river and lake and we arc-  da ily comin-; in con tact with tho best authorities as to llic best kind of bait  in use.  -We are this month offering speciitl values in " : =   Wc have a l)_j�� stock of Hardy Bros.' .''lies, Minnows,-Hods, Keels, and Out, Luminous and Plain ypoons, nnd Spinning Wings.  GOODS THE BEST.  PRICES THE LOWEST  Nelson Hardware Co.  FISHERMEN'S HEADQUARTERS.  #  ��  W. G. Gillett -  Builder   and   Contractor  Estimates  given on stone, brick  and woodwork.  Brick and Lime for Sale  Frank  Fletcher  PROVIX ~AI_ LAND SURVEYOR  Lands and Mineral Claims Surveyed  and Crown Granted  P. O. Box 563      Office: Kootenay St. Nelson  50  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c  Anyone sending a sketch nnd description ninj  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether nn  Invention Is probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. Handbook ou Patents  sent free Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge. In tho  The most healthful beverage for Hot Weather  :v  $.1 per day and up.  -NoChinese Empipyed  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON   STREETS,  TWO BLOCKS FROM WHARF,  IC  *^������^��K��awBi��^^  A handgemety illustrated weekly. I.nreest circulation of nny scientific lournol. Torma, $3 a  your: lour months. $_. 8oldbyall newsdealer*.  MUNN &Go.3e,Broadwa"'New York  Brancb Office. 626 F Bt, Wnablnuton, D. C.  Tinman ���  (Formerly Clarke House)  The best SI per day house in Nelson.      None but white help employed    The  bar tlie best.  Q. W. BARTLETT. 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