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 A^m  A r'/   VJ" I  -.    Vi*. J-  . - VAM  VOLUME VII.  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1003.  NUMBEB 23     III  N  ews of the  ines  EVENTS AND  BOUNDARY MINING NOTES.  Grand Forks Sun.  The Burns boys, who are working  on the May Queen, Lave a tunnel run  in a distance of forty feet. They have  encountered some good stringers of ore.  Tbey will continue work on the property all winter. ,  D. M. McVicat* is buildinga short,  tramway between the E. P. U. and  Gold Finch properties, both of which  he is working, to shorten the wagon  .haul in getting out the high grade ore  common to Doth mines. When completed it will reduce the cost of transportation considerably. Both properties are said, to be looking well.  The Betts. and Hesperus group, on  Hardy mountain, is exceeding expectations in good ore showings. At a  depth of sixty feet the shaft is in solid  ore, carrying good values. That this  property %vill prove to be a mine there  is but little doubt from the present outlook. Adjoining properties are being  sought after, and good prices are offered for.claims in that vicinity. Indications of a mining boom in the  spring are growing stronger every  day.   .-.  The Victor and Thi rty-scven claims,  in' Summit camp, have been bonded by  the Granby Consolidated from. j. B.  Henderson, of this' cityj/for 520,000.  The group adjoins the "-Senator claim,  which the same' -eo?n'p-iny recently  bonded from Chris. Tobiassen: Both  claims have a big surface-showing of  iron ore, which the Granby company  'wiiru'&e"as;ai!.ux at.the smelter. --Mr.  Henderson loeated the claims'in 1895.  They are of full size -and: have- "a -"lead  150 feet wide.   - .'���.:>���'������'-'���     ���     " o-,  I'lioonlx Pioneer.  Over 400 men are employed at the  Granby mines in this camp, being the  - largest number in the history.of Phoe-  nix.' .-   " "  Ore is being hauled from the Senator  claim, in Summit camp, to the railway,  for shipment to the Granby smelter.  Hard rock has been reached in the  No. 4 tunnel of   the Granby mines,  lake the place of horsepower in the  Nos. 1 and2 tunnels.  A good sleigh road has been built  for the accomodation of, the Rhdderick  Dhu claim, in [Long Lake camp, and  three cars of high grade oro are ready  for shipment, the development thus  far having given good results. Shipments will be made' as soon as there is  sufficient snow. ..'���::  Owing to the fact that but one of the  slag-hauling locomotives was in use at  the Granby smelter, the six furnaces  have not been treati ng quite as much  ore this week as they might... The  second locomotive, however, is expected to be in commission by Monday,  when the tonnage shipped and treated  will be increased. *  YMIR MINING NOTES.  From the criticism aud comments of the Opposition  in the Legislature, it is evident that that party is solid  only in opposition. - Mr. Macdonald would do well to  give evening lectures to his followers to explain bis  policy to them. Messrs. Henderson, Oliver, Mclnnes  and Drury can hardly be described'as unanimous on,-  any subject. ' '      '  Ymir Brirror.  It is reported from Gold Cup that as  soon as rawhiding is practicable the  mine will begin regular shipments.  An extra force of men have been put  on at the Fog Horn mine, and it is  hoped to carry on work all through tho  winter.  A few extrame-i have been put to  work at the Wilcox to keep up with  winter work. It is expected to produce  gold bricks with due regularity.  Norman Carmichael, the mining en  gineer of the Hunter V, visited the  property, accompanied by his brother,  on . Thursday, and found work progressing satisfactorily. , ;Mr. Carmi-  eliaei's' brother is' also a*": mining engi-  neer, aild has just retumed from the  Ael i:i. district.- -.-, '7  ���SLOCAN MINING NOTES.  just outskle;the Pioneer oflice, the bore  being under cover about CO or 70' feet'"  Application has been made by the  Granby Co. to the legislature for permission to run a tunnel a mile or more  in length to tap the Phoenix ore bodies  at greater depth, " ...   '  Operations' at ��� "the Cariboo, Camp  McKinuey, have been temporarily discontinued, and in the meantime it is  probable that the plant for treating the  ore wjll.be added to. ���..-������������'.  It ls expected that, the ��� repairs having beeiicompleted and the new castings finally'having been placed, both  Bides of the GO drill compressor -at tho  Granby mines will be in use to-day.  The Ella aiid Dumphree claims, near  the Betts and Hesperus group, on  Hardy ��� mountain were taken over by  Boston capital this week, and development work started without delay. .'  * Next Thursday is the December  payday at the Granby mine?, when  somethihg'-ov'ei- 400' men will receive  their paychecks, and nearly 300 at the  smelter will be similarly favored.  The' second slag ha uling locomotive  arrived at the Granby smeller this  week, somewhat relieving the first one,  whieh had almost more than it c :tild  -do to haul away the slug from four of  the furnaces.  At the Granby mines machine sbep  work has been commenced on some  new mine ore cars, which, will hold  about ten tons. They will be used in  connection with the two small locomotives recently ordered, which will  Slocan Drill.  The  Comstock is sending'down ore  for shipment,    ������������-������'..���<���"*���-.'.���:.������  A gasoline hoist is being installed at  the Ivanhoe.  Work has started again on tlie Dayton by the lessees.  ��� Last week the Sandon mines sent  ouU86=toiis.of-ore!a-^- ------ ���_---'-���- .  Since he has been dismissed from the Conservative  party, the member for Nelson has been discovered by.  the Liberal press to be an honest and able man. "We  always said he would be more at home in a Liberal  committee-room.  The Opposition were at first disgusted because they  belieyed the Government intended to do uothing tjh'is,  year but repair provincial finances. Now they- are*  in a "panic lest aid may be given to necessary rail-!  ways. What can the Government do or leave undone that will please our friends? ��� ��� A ���.  Mr. Stuart Henderson's wit caused paroxysms of  laughter among his associates. One ofthe advantages  of iiving in the west is that jokes may be appreciated  here after they have become effete in the East. The  "seven reasons" witticism was used by Sir Charles  Tupper in 1891.    Our friends are still borrowing.  To-night the university graduates resident in Nelson will organize a club for the discussion of matters  of special interest to'theru. This will be the first of  such, clubs in British Columbia and is a highly coiii-  mendable move.    Canada is still to some extent but a  . ��� ��� .- ������-.-'������     . .    - ���        ���"���'���--������ ^. ��  string of provinces and there is no greater unifying  force than the common interests  begotten of-college  associations.  not, and that the order for its exclusion from the  Canadian mails will be at once rescinded. As far as  can be judged from the perusal of. it, tbe said order  should never have been issued.  , Senator Hamden's Black Serenaders played to an  almost empty house. The Senator is wise in playing  but one night at each visitation. The victims report  that the pianist was fairly good, in fact a star in comparison with the rest of the troup.  P,  rocal and  JL rovincial  Tlie hold-up epidemic in Vancouver  continues unabated.  Sandon will  repeal  theatrical shows.  her $5 tax on  Curlers are greatly disappointed on  account afthe absence of ice.  We are within' less than a month of the municipal  elections aud ho interest seems to be taken in them.  Of course there is no great issue before the citizens  such as the building of the municipal power plant.  Perhaps this is for the best, there will be nothing to  influence citizens for any ticket and the only object of  the electors will be to secure"a capable council to  transact the city's business. It is rumored that Aid.  Irving contemplates retiring from the board. If this  is correct, it is to be regretted. Aid Irving is one of  the most industrious members the council bas ever  had.     ���"   '���  There-organization of several industries in Nelson,  nand increase of capital invested, most of it locally, is  a healthy sign of the faith of our citizens iu the prosperity, present and future, of the city.  The Emily Edith mine, Silverton,  is up for sale ;or lease.-'.;  Ore continues in sight in the shaft  on the American Bell. A-'.  A force of 65 men is employed at the  Enterprise and more will be put on..  Eignt feet of ore is exposed in the  drift on the Hope, one of the Eiith  group.   ���    "     "  n' A ' 7:.'.  Should silver continue to drop there  is a strong possibility of the Enterprise  closing down.  Work is to be stilted by the owners  on tha Happy Medium group 'on  Twelve Mile Creek.  Certificates of improvement have  been issued the Hampton,,Ethel K.  and Ping Pong fraction.  Sam Long took a pack train to  Lemon on Saturday, to bring dewn  half a carload of ore from the Kilo.  Bob Allen sent an outfit of horses to  Lemon creek Wednesday, to convey  tlie-McNaught party to the Kilo for  au examination.  Two and one-half feet of ore was  struck this week on tho 700 foot level  of the Humbler-Cariboo. It assays  from 150 to 200 oz in silver. ������,  Freighting on the Ten Mile road  has been stopped owing to the lack of  snow. The -Enterprise has a large  quantity of ore to come down.  Two men have been working lately  on the Argeutite fraction, adjoining  the Dayton. They have uncovered  six inches of good ore, similar in character to that on the Port Hope.  The second dance of the Success Club given in the  club's building ^Wednesday night was a success iii  every particular. About eighty people spent a very1  pleasant evening in daiiciugto excellent musicand-all"  enjoyed themselves. The next dance will be given on  Wednesday, the 30th inst.j and there is no reason to  doubt that it will be equally enjoyable and equally  well patronized. .  The mining season now closing has been decidedly  encouraging and the prospects lor future development  have never been brighter. The bounty on le*d has  not been productive yet of all the benefit expected  from it. This ha3 probably been due to several  causes; mines that have been long idle cannot be made  to produce to their full capacity. There was for a time  some indefitiiteness and uncertainty as to the disposal  of the bounty. But ugxt year these causes will  not be operating and a banner year may be .confidently  predicted. The mineral wealth of Southern Kootenay is as yet only sampled.  The benchers-of the Inner Temple recently refused  to admit a woman to the practice of law. Appeal was  taken from this decision to the House of Lords, whose  judicial committee decided that the practice of law  was never intended for women and that they had no  precedent and no power to reverse the decision of the  benchers. The bar was in a panic for a while. Mere  men would certainly have no chance in a contest with  the powers of persuasion of a lady advocate.  >'���' The Olympia Opera Company ,will'be heard in  Nelson for ' a week during Jannary. Miss Lottie  Kendall is the prima donna. The opening piece will  be "Said Pasha."  There are a hundred and twenty or more gentlemen  of Nelson who are swearing at the clerk of the  weather because there is uo ice ou which they may  wave brooms, wear tarn o'shanters and yell. Inci-  cidentally they will even propell curling-stones.  =���NexHfhursday-evening the-pupils^of^NelsoirHigh  School will entertain their friends at an At Home in  the. High School building. This is rather an original  form of closing exercises, but Nelson is unique in  many things.  "This Ls a gay season in the Queen city, hardly an  evening passes without a dance, an opera, a concert,  or some other attraction, and frequently several occur  in one evening. This may not indicate anything  at alt, but poverty-stricken towns don't usually indulge.  No  accidents  from  coasting  have  beeu reported during the past week.  Work on the new machine shop is  progressing rapidly.  Slocan will probably elect ite mayor  and aldermen by acclamation.  A big whale paid Nanaimo a visit  the other day, comiDg in as far as Protection Point.  A teachers' convention is to be held  af Vernon after the Christmas holidays.  It is probable that another sawmill  will be built In Nelson, to employ  about twenty hands.  "Walter P. Dockrill was married last  Wednesday at Rossland to Miss Nellie  Sutton of Grand Forks.  lt seems practically certain that a  large sawmill will be erected at Rose-  bery in the spring;, easterners belngbc-V  hind the scheme.  It is said that the many friends of  Mr. A. J. Marks are urging biai to allow himself to be nominated fur the  councillor the ensuing year. ;i  There will be a concert under tbe  auapices of St. Saviour's Sunday  School on the evening of December 30.  B. S. Heisterman has been appointed  trustee to tbe Green-Worlock estate in  place of the late Mr. Mackenzie Cle-  land.  Tbe commercial travellers are getting east as fast as they can, so as to  reach home in time for the Christmas  holidays.  Mrs. Joan Dunsmuir has applied to  become a party to the suit iu the "famous Dunsmuir will case, now before  the courts at Victoria.  Contractor Gillett haa been busy this  week getting thednllshed read v for the  reception of Lord Dundonald, G. O. C,  who will visit here next week.  Mike Bartlett, formerly of the Slocan, was acquitted in Seattle last week  of the charge of murdering his wife.  He pleaded extreme justification.  _JV.,C.^WellsJ=M.L. A., has taken hit  seat in the House, having been detained from, earlier participation in tbe  proceedings on account of the death ol  his mother.  Bholto Gillespie, the young son of  Mr. George Gillespie, of Victoria, had  bis leg cut open with glass for a distance of some inches while playing  football near Rev. Mr. Bolton's School.  . An order has been issued by the Postoffice Department for the exclusion for the future from the Canadian maiteof the Phj'sical Culture Magazine, which  is published in New York, and notice thereof has bean  received by the Postmaster here. Why this has been  done, it is difficult to understand. A physical culture  magazine, couducted upon proper lines, should be an  excellent magazine to be admitted into a family, and  of four such magazines which the writer has had an  opportunity of perusing during the past year this one  seems to be by far the best of them. This magazine  may have antagonized certain interests by the persistency with which it has attacked them and their  methods in the public interest, alleged therein to be  fraudulent. Have these interests been able to in-  1 fluence the Government of Canada? It is to ba hoped  .^British Columbia again leads. We have a Socialist leader, Mr. J, H. Hawthornthwaite, of Nanaimo  city, who has discovered that the interests of tbe  laboring classes lie with the Conservative party, not  with the corporation-ridden Liberals. And, stranger  still, his constituents recognize the honesty" and sagacity of his decision. There's hope for democracy  yet.  Fred. S. Hussey, superintendent of Provincial Police, is in Nelson to-day. It is over five years since  Mr. Hussey visited Nelson, and of course he finds  many changes, but all for the better.  The Nelson Boot Club will hold another of their  pleasant dances, at the Opera  House  next Friday  The body of Mrs. F. Astell, of Esquimau, who mysteriously disappeared  some days ago, has been found at Constance Cove. She Is believed to have  been laboring under a fit of teruporary  iusualty at the time of her dLsappear-  rance.  The ore being obtained at the Black  Prince is of a most satisfactory grade,  and if rawhiding were possible the leasees would soon realize dividend-*.  Beef tea, coffee, chicken broth, etc.,  in being served thlsaflernoen and evening at the store of the Canada Drug ^  Book Co., corner Baker and Josephiue  streets.  Neil  McKechnie, who wax sevei&y"  hurt by a piece of falling.roeky has ut--  raost recovered.   He cannot"remember  anything as to how the accident occurred.      *  Rev. Joseph.1 McNeill-will preach-in.  St Paul's Presbyterian 'Church -tomorrow. At the evening service Mrs. -  Parry will sing a solo, ** Fear nofye,.,  oh Israel."1  The Victoria Tourist Association la  arranging for the despatch of specimens  of flowers grown in midwinter iu Vic-  toria to the cities of tbe Northwest and  Middle "West- :  Moyie'a big lead mine,  the Kt. Eu-  ^ene,  will resume full operations   in  March, a circular letter to that  effect  having been issued-to the shsrsIiQhisrs=ai  by the management.  The Swede group at Poplar is working two shifts on from four to five feet  of fine high grade ore, which hastho  appearance of galena, but carries very  littlesilrer and as high as $530 in gold.  The ore is being sacked for shipment.  The investigation into the circumstances surrouuding the murder of the  Chinese merchant atSteveston is leading to intercstiug developments. Tbe  three Chinese witnesses who endeavored to fix the guilt on a Japanese are  in turn under arrest for perjury and  there is an action for libel pending  against a Vancouver evening newspaper.  The concert ofthe Schubert Spmpbony and Lady  Quartette, at tbe Opera House last evening, was  highly enjoyable, every selection being encored.  Six naughty Nanaimo boys, accused  of .stealing chickens and liquidating  tho proceeds iu cigarettes and other  contraband, have come under Magistrate Yarwood's notice. He thinks  them too young to send to the Reformatory, but the parents are unwilling  to guarantee the good behavior of their  offspring to the extent of $100 a head.  Hence a quandary.  The announcement tbat J. H. Tonkin, late manager of the Crow's Nest  Coal Mines, was a defaulter, has caused  Tiorae suprise. If what Is alleged in the  warrant.-) for his arrest oe true, Tonkin  would have been richer than Rockefeller in a few years.  More than a million dollars has been  washed out of the golden gravels at  Harper's Camp, on the Horsefly Rlver��  since the first party of white men, of  which James Moore; of Quesnel Forks,  and John MeLean, of Quesnel, were- ,  members, first began rocking at tho  end of an island in tbe river. In one-  month's time the party of eight rocked  out $20,000. Chinese companies have  taken out, it ls said, $600t000, und in  all it is safe to say a million dollar-*  have come out of this small camp aine*  : early days.  j -��� .->  j.';,'*  1   - -">  ' Z-Ast  . 'i v-i  The sale of tho Procter-Fishburn  coal lands, ln tbe vicinity of Blair-  more, to M. Fleutot, for a figure said to  bein the neighborhood of $1!>>,��0(>, is  probably tbe forerunner of many such ,  transactions in the valuable properties  in the Crows Nest Pass district.  J5jtl  )      ��  *7" ���_ 1  ���a-7|  'v.-wrg THE KELSON ECONOMIST  m  The Economist  i'nblislicil every Saturday* afternoon ut  VnnSON STKEIiT, jN"JiI.80>", B. C.  $?.oo Per Year in Advance  Advertising Tutcs made known on application.  AU changes in advevt'so-rtcnts to insure  icfiGrtion should reach this olTicc not later  than Thursday at 12 o'clock.  ���\Vlicri clumse of address is required, il. is  denlrvible tliat both the old address and tlio  new tie given.  Address all communications. " PublUlicr of  The Nelson tecoxoxisr, Nolson, B. C."  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  Tlie   Conservatoire   Government   ol  "British   Columbia   is   undoubtedly 'a  great disappointment to ita enemies.  We were assured so positively and repeatedly tbat the Government would  be defeated on the first division tliat  the   majority   of  six   was  almost    a  shock.   The Opposition press must admit that the Cabinet has been  guilty  of neither concealment nor shirking.  The House has heard  a frank statement ofthe difficulties to be faceij^ and  an honest and intelligent oflbrt has  heen made to face them.  Printin  We Print  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads,  Statements,  Note Heads,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  Ward Street, Near New Post-office  The alignment of parties may be disconcerting to the Liberals, lut it is  lather difficult to see upon what a  parly of seventeen in a House of forty-  two based their expectation of control.  Representatives of small parties or of  special interests may be naturally expected to support the Government  rather than the Opposition, uud it is  not surprising that the Labor .reprc-  sentativeand the .two Socialist representatives-have declined to assist in  precipitating another .general election  in which they would have something  definite to lose and nothing to gain.  ' Incidentally the Government seems  to be strengthened rather than weak-  end by the defection of the nominal  p resident oi" the Conservative Association.  e Economist  Complete Stock of Statloney  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.-  STREET,  NELSON,  B.  C  Boots and Shoes  Good serviceable Broad Toe for Infants.  Splendid -wearers for Children and Misses,  Ladies' Fine Shoes for Fall Wear. s  Oxfords and Slippers in good shapes and styles.  Youths' and Boys' in both hea-vy and fine.  Men's fine Shoes.  i F. J. BRADLEY <& CO  I  I  WALLPAPERS,  PAINTERS AND DECORATORS,  SIGN WRITING,  PICTURE FRAMING.  ROOM MOULDING.  a   f  i  I BAKER ST., NELSON, B.C +  -.%���.**���-���- - -��-    -��-      ...      ...     ...   ��� .���. '  ...     ������.     ...     .*.     ...     ...     ���*.     at.     -���.  -vV���"v*-'v- ���.*���v���v-v���v���v-v���v���:*���*.������..*���v���v���*r  ���-*���:���*-->  RUBBERS  Specialty in Storm Rubbers for Everybody,  best quality.  All  . E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  One seven-roomed house and  one three-room house  for rent.  Three   dwelling houses for sale r-j easy terms.  One Lot on    Stanley   street-opposite Ro alQrr   AftlNAQI ��  Hotel for sale at a bargain. OZ.L. HntlMOLC  A few months more ititiy sec us .in  themidat of a Dominion general election, and it is hard to say even now  what the issues may be. Sine'1 November of three years ago two prominent members of. the Cabinet, Mr.  Tarte and Mr. Blair, have retired,  both because of frank disapproval of  special features of the Government'*  policy. _LPbe premier seemed for . u ino-  - jueiit. to bo about to ad voeale a t-Ieiuaiul  upon the Imperial Government IY>!'  full treaty-making p-.-wer.-- of XYunula ;  but as he has said ''nothing further (m  the subject, it seems likely ' that woitie  one basTshown hi'irFth'jriogieal'concru7  sion ofsuch a course.'  AVo are still in  the dark as to hid views on the question  -of a tarili* union  of tlie empire,  and  there is no ground  for 'cuuipluiiit in  ibis as, i ntil the people of'Gr&vt Ciit-  i'iiin and   Ireland   decide, it   is   not'a  .question  of-practical p-ilitics   fur the  colonies. -  ���  Meanwhile the old UiriH* ��� Ustie,  "Death to Protection," cCc., \i dead  and buried and the country deci.d*d  three years ago to condone"'the di'sbon-  csty of the Government iu"auatidoii-  iiisjit. .-    ���    ,   .  It teems as if the .moat definite isst'ie  vill be as to the route of ihe"new Ir.ujd-  coiiiiiiunlal railway anil Ilio .sliiire the  Government is *.o take iir'biiiiUing it.-  The Opposition has not opposed the  building.of the railway, but it u opposed definitely aud resolutely, to any  measure that will commit tbo country  ton huge outlay for the benelit of;-i  private corporation, or that will involve the dostruction of the value!'of  any existing national asset; Mr. Borden ami his associates will aj-w -jn-iist  that the people realize fully the cost to  them ofthe new railway ; between the  premier's estimate pf twelve miliums  and Mr..Blair's estimate of more than  a hundred millions there is a (Ss'screj*-  . aricy that will have to be explained.  .Thc-'H-sutmy    ways   of    t'ouciiiutuj:;  ' arc excellent, b^it a humlrud mitt ion.!?  "is u fcifgc amount to pay for a pleasant  'i^wile, :A:.'a7  a McCausland, shoemaker  Boots and Shoes made to order. Invisible Patching  a Specialty. Only Union Men Employed. My stock  of fine ready-to ade "work lowest priced in the city.  NEELANDS* OLD STAND, BAKER S  JL ress Comment  ICiimlltou Herald.  Ottawa is keeping up its reputation  :is  the  most   all-fired   town iu   this  country.  ���Jri:imilfon-Spcctulur.-  Vlct.oria Colonist.  ��� The Provincial Education Department is, as usual, confronted by numerous demands for school accommodation in newly developing distr lets.  It is- consequently��� practically irapos--  rhosc bright young cler-jrvmcn  who \ siWe, under present conditions, to keep  can toUyViu all about tlie riiiiiiiiijy of  daily papers might profitably devote  some time.- to improving, lhe religous  weeklies.   ���   -    ���    -  Toronto Star.  JThbse- women near Brighton who  saw a tliroe-i'riasted schoolici* go d-wn  on .November" 17th must have': considered itaifeveryday ,occurrence or  they'would have sp'rcud.-.tlic news without waiting until ''���wrcc\cii'j��e from 'the  Emerald had been found, ulon-c the  shore two \vecks later.  its expenditure stationary without neglect to meet the educational requirements of more or less important' districts. Hence thi be it that can be  done is to administer'the department  carefully and avoid waste and extravagance, though a somewhat considerable increase of aggregate expenditure  can uot be avoided, for there are many  new and crowing districts in widely  parted regions of the province urgently  demanditig further school provision.  Thus to quote but one instance in  point. Southeast Kootenay, is in particular, as Inspector Wilson has discovered, likely to justify a number of  new educational demands, due to the  rapid growth in that section of lumbcr-  the white man has hardly ever trod.  "dt'tiiwa Citizen. ; *'.���' ���"'  There is a big land boom on at Port  Simpsn'n,'!}. C., oh the strength of the, injr and coal and' lode mining. Crau  probabilily that that will become tlio brook and Fecai.e bjth' call.for addi-.  ocean tcrtiiinits of the transcontinental tious to their schools, and Coal Creek,  railway. A large city site has been Marysville aud other places���at pres-  snrveved in its:vi'eiiiltv and hundreds ent unprovided���want schools. '-The  of dollars are being paid for lots.amorfg want is, however, a good siga, for Jt  the rocks and  iii'nes whero'thefooibf. iuclicates,, large   industrial -progress,  which is in some sections, coal mining  (specially, likely, in the immediate fu-  | lure, to increase considerably Southeast Kootenay's return, contributimis  to Provincial revenue. And what is  true of Southeast Kootenay is true also  in more or less measure of a number of  the other districts of the proviuce culling, under our educational system,  either for larger schools or for more  new*schools. Hence .the increase of  educational expenditure thus involved  will be partly counterbalanced by ��or-  Jt'sponding local gains of Provincial  revenue.  MoiTlsRey-DcspalcIi. ' .���..���'*  The Western. Clarion of Vancouver,  which suspended publication a couple)  of weeks ago has again started np"urider  new manageiiieht, 35-T.. Kingsle.v being; the, new:.managing editor. Tlie  fact .that-.thcrq ai*e not sufficient Socijil-'  I ists iii .B.' 0. to su pport one Socialist  paper is* proof positive. of the fajflacy^  of*, the Socialist's "hope that ' thisj.  province will tdon be tinder the sway  1't.f that xudicalf jxii-Ly..'- '-'������  CD  Furniture Dealers  o  o  l_  eg  -  BBBnpP  \___Wa__ma  \2tass_tP  i^^g^P  We carry an  up-to-date  ^3  tn  stock, sell wholesale  and  m  BEBBBBB  retail and our  prices  are  PO  as  low as any can  sell  ���WWL'fnri  ImuBwJ  legitimately a  nd pay i  ooc  CD  BEBflBRB  on the $.  o  C3  tanra  ��� .  ^o  o  BBOBfl  o  ���    o  Funera  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  Lands for  MEAT MERGHANTS  *    Head Office Nelson, B- G.  Kootenay Valleys Co., Limited  T. G. PROCTER, MANAGER, NELSON, B. C-  Farms from 80 acres upwards, well watered and timbered. Adjacent to good markets at Cranbrook, Fort Steele, Elko, Fernie, Morris-  sey, etc.  The well known prairie ground on the  Kootenay River, near   Fort_  Steele, is being subdivided  and is  especially suitable for Fruit,   Vegetables, Hay and Oats.-withgood range for cattle adjoining.   ��� .  .  Some fine Stock Ranches on the Kootenay and Elk Rivers. Lines  of Great Northern and Crow's Nest Railway within a few miles.  Terms���One-fifth down.    Balance in four years at 6 per cent.  Also excellent Fruit Ranch, about 30 acres,   on Kootenay Outlet, ,  near Procter, 18  miles" from  Nelson.    About 7 acres under cultivation  with   strawberries   and   fruit   trees.    Irrigation     Ditch.        A     good  income paying investment.  TE. FERGUS  \  Branch  Markets  iti  Rossland,  Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon, Three  Forks, New Denver and Slocan-.City.  tion.  Orders by Mail to any branch will have prompt and carefnl atten  T  'f NELSON, B. C.  I     .   The largest exclusively .Wholesale  Liquor  House in   the in-  T terior.  "'"    PABST . BEITR      :  ** in pints and quarts. L  $ Dawson's "Extra Special"  Scotch.    Granda Cigars.  >?��� ' Mitchell's-'Heather Dew Scotch etc.    Earl of Minto etc.  A full line of imported and domestic Liquors aiid Wines  i  T  i  McDonald's Confectionery  r  Baker Street, Nelson  E. K. BTRAOHAN  Plumber and Gasfitter  Estimates Given  on General  Plumbing,  Sewer Connections, Etc.  Baker Street, near Ward  Street, Nelson.  Fal  Ofthe Latest Designs  THRIVING DAILY.  ... Rjce Line of Trouserings  John Smailwooil  MERCHANT TAILOR  Ward St., next new P. 0. Bldg., Nelson  SewingMachinesandPiaRos  For Rent and for Sale  hop, Josephine St, Kels^R  5H5&5  Amu  *t*-jT?'*i>i'-'-"'-*~,<r  ^Tv"i?^ !���";  iW*  ^  NelsonTent & AwningWorks  All kinds of Canvas Work   made  to order.  Also  Clothes  Cleaned ��� and   Repaired.  Boyington & Ross,  257    BAKER    ST.-,    NELSON  u  a<D  0  U  >  "a  j Cents pays ioe ttirco months* inenberehip. fc1  I ��&��!* xactr.ber receives thecfticia! club orgaii- ft  I dotyioont]i,includiag6pi��cesofhiKli-classvocal If.  I &ad uistrajuentat xiefV mtt&io vach niohtlj. 13 &  ' pi* (dS in all: also & OcriiScato ol Mcmljcrsiii^ ��.  "w-Jiich eiteg the privilogo oC Olub Ito-ars ia Ifo*,r g  Yoit Gitr.and of buying litent-jrcmuiic or um- K  sicsl inatnjmenU ol any description at wholesale l*a  j price* saving yon fromlJO" to EW/ on yonr Jmr-  I ehasti. cKia'tfultojoinatucce.YoawillgKtro^cii.  ImftreihBnyonrmoooy'swcrth. MtrrnAi. '"teb-  *- 7-MxratC Clcb. Dept.    . ISO Naxaa ����� * .*l.Y.  ���H  0- ^!^l"^py|^^l  THE  NELSON  ECONOMIST  ���BHIIWIIMaBWWBtKS^^  ,.7-;-;3v:52  :i j-..y.taSij;';;jHM5g,|  ���--,r,,,.^.  .V.-;--'��fSl  <M*H��MWSiWiWlffig^^  ow  -am  --���'   -* "���*��  v.   t; v  * :te|  ���' '"'A:;'"'  a aa-^i  ut off your Christmas Buying until the last moment    Those who begin  e advantage of a complete stock.    They can make Their selections  comfort and  * , . . -" .���.. -���������.  OF   AN " ELEVENTH   HOUR" RUSH  eomes they are not fagged out  ��� 'A-fW  .* ' ^  en Christmas  - va  .-   >7V'-a70.  t. HJSrJ  1 /-�� -,  eeour  splay of Christmas Goods  r before have We had such a line of things so calculated to please on exhibition at this season  e vear. ' "  j-i  k 1LA  3S5iS232ISES^22��ES  any s Stores  igi^��3��res��MSi����ig8Si^  Anecdotal.  Et Is said that Mark Twain wr.s standing1 in a. crowded street ear, hanging to  H strap, the -otlier clay.   As the car swung  around a corner the strap-broke,-diiuij)-.,  i*ig him- into   the -Lap  of  a  wcll-drcsseil  -woman.; Tlie lnniior:sfc arose and -bowed.'  "Madam,"said he, "this is the. first timo  tlie street car company ever conferred a.  fa-vor on me."  ������;.. A missionary in China was endeavoring,  to convert'one of'the natives. "Suppose  DLe. Christian,' me go to heaven?/'-:...re-  mn.rked-Ah Sin. "Yes," replied the mis-  lioxiary. ."All lite" retorted the heathen,  'but what for you no let Chinaman into!  ��� Amelioa-when y'ou let him into'thpayea?"  *Ali3" said tlie  missionary With  fevvor,-  "tliere's "no labor party in heaven.".  Abraham Benedict of the New. York  ~bar"tei]3~tlib���si^  entered a street car with-a dog and at-"  tr.ietfid the attention of an Irishman,  who enquired what kind of a dog it was-.  Ill* -young man replied: "'It is aocross  between an. ape and an Irishman." "Then  \y& are both related to it," responded  the Irishman.      ..  The teacher of.a country school asked  hta pupils one day if any oE them could'  tell him.-, who Joan of Arc wns. The  question was followed by profound silence. Some of the pupils stated at the  teacher, and some turned and.stared at  one another, as if seeking information  tit the faces around'them.--Finally a boy  burst out with: ���'���"Oh, res, I-know; she  V^a.3 Noah's wife."  Once, ,vhen thev were talking literature, Mrs. Isobel Strong said L-o Robert  Louis Stevenson: "At least you have no  manner-isms." Whereupon Stevenson  took a copy of his own "Merry Men,'  vlii-ch she was reading, out of her hands,  and read. "It was a wonderful clear  night of stars;" "Oh," he said, "how  many, many times I have written 'a wonderful clear night of stars.'"  111 18S5 an Englishman and his wife  ���-were being driven about Ireland ,by a  ���rather melancholy jarvey, who could sec  no silver lining to the cloud overshadowing Ids country and his own particular  ���trade. "Never mind/Pal," said Use E��g-  ���lisliman, "you'll have a grand time  -ft-heri they give'you Home Rule". ."Bc-  <lid, yer hanncr, and wo wii!���tor a  week.1? "Whv for a week?"' "Dnvin' all*  the eintry to" the boat," answered Put.  London Editors Who Are Women.  Mr. Rudolph de Cordova sketches the  women editors of London, with portraits,  in "GasselL's. Magazine."   lie says: '.���'"''  "Among the  publications thus edited  Mr. I*1.- CamiUicrs Gould;. 'Baby and-Wo-  manhood,3 by Mrs. Ada S.-Ballin; the  /Nursing. Record,' by Mrs.-Bedford Fen--  u-iclc; 'Myra'saJouraalj' bv o Miss J.  lieale; the cLady," by' Miss "Rita. Shell;,  .the 'Ladies' Field,' by Mm. E.-Macdon-  ���t!d* the 'Green Slieaf,' bv' Miss Pamela  Colman Smith;-Uie 'Onlooker,' by Mrs.-.  , Harcourt-"Williamson; and the "'Churcb-  .woman,' in part by Miss Gertrude. Ireland Blackburne." .  He rightly gives the-place of honor to  :-Uiss Friederichs.   He says: '"���'���'  =��T,hG^fiTst.avoinaiu.=jourjLalisfc^.to^be=-en  -;gagcd on exactly the same terms, both  ���'with regard to worlc and to pay, as the.  .men on the staff-of an important London daily paper with which she was con--  aiected, is Miss Hulda. .Friederichs. Of  all/the "woman journalists in "London it  is safe to say she is the most brilliant  linguist. Indeed, ifc was her facility in  tongues which won her her place on the  'Pall Mall Gazette.' Having got acquainted with Mr. Stead when he was  about to edit that-papjsr, he asked her  to_ join him as -his secretary, and ��� in a  little while she began contributing to the  paper. Mr. Stead made no difference between his., contributors on account of  sex. He exacted precisely the- same  standard of work from men and women,  and considered that that-work slioitld be  .paid for iu exactly the same way���-a fact  worth insisting on, as it by no means  generally obtains even to-day."  Five women have had tho pleasure of  combining the functions of proprietor  and editor: -  "Mrs. Bedford Fehwick ahares with  .Mrs. Woodhull Martin and-Mrs. George  Cornwallis West, as they did with Mrs.  Fen wick Miller and Mrs. Arthur Stan-  uard, when they were cditoi-3, the dis-  Unction-of owning her own paper."  I  s.  About Woman Writers.  Dowie's Descent en I-Tew York.  .. Eight srpecial trains, over as many  railroads, have been engaged to carry  John Alexander Dowie and his '���Restoration Host" to NfjiV -York. City next  month. A "great mission" is to be held in  Madison Square Garden from October IS  to November 1. Bowie will be.accompanied, according to advance notices, by  the "Zion White-Robed Choir of Hundreds of Voices, Zion City Brass Baud,  Hundreds of Officers of the Church, and  it least Four Thousand Members of Zion  "* Restoration Host."  The Most Popular Viceroy.  . Lord   Dudley, -who'   is   considered   the  most popular Viceroy Ireland  has ever  '. had, is a remarkable man in many ways.  " ITc is'one of the richest peers in Great  i" Britain.   Ho has no need of his salary of:  j ? 100,000  a year us Lord Lieutenant of  ! Ireland.   Indeed, the coat of maintaining  j his   vice-regal   office' far   exceeds -that  ! sum.    His collieries in the "Black Coun-.  try"  alone return  him  orer  $200,000  a'  year, and he also owns deposits^ of min-  aorals   iu  Staffordshire     and   Worcestershire, iron works, agricultural estates in  various  parts   of  Knglasd; and  plantations in Jamaica and other West Indian  islands.   Shortly after Lord Dudley was  made Viceroy he toured Ireland in his  automobile with Lady Dudley, and when  thoy  returned  to Dublin  he had  made  hosts of friends  everywhere, and  there  . was  haYdly a phase o f  Irish life  with  \vhich he was unfamiliar. "  A man.who knows himself to be in  -tlie wrong generally tries to ��� end the:  conversation; whereas, a woman���is nev-  ��T in the wro   -. .    '    i     .  Christian Science Mamma���He must  imagine he has the colio. Christian Scl-  Pftce * Papai-I wish he'd imagine I'm  walking the flfior with. him.���"Suck."'  Mrs. Humphry "Ward is known to th��  world chiefly as a novelist, yet one of  Jhe most active aspects of her life is  ��er. philanthropic work among the set-  ���lements of London. Especially is she  interested in the "raw material of young  life that populate the congested slums  it the East End, and the institution  "Ihich. lies nearest "'her heart and of  Arhich-'.she" is most proud isthe Vaeatioii  School founded by her in'Bloomsbury in  jonjunction with the Passmo.re Edwards  Settlement in Tavistock Place. While  lhe readers of England and America  lave been following with unabated "iii-;  :erest the_fortunes of Julie Le Breton hi  "Lady Rose's Daughtcr"-during the suin^  per, months, the author has been quiet'  iy and nnostentatiou3ly j-ursjuing tier  jchemes for. the amelioration and glad-  iening^of^thevjoyless^lives^of^the^chll-^  jiren in the neighborhood' of Blooms-  aury^    ; ':'  (Mary MaeLane is at it again. Her  publishers promise that before the end  Df the month vre 9hall have a new book  from her radium-tipped pen, called "My  Friend, Annabel Lee." They write that  the young lady has been living quietly  In Boston, working on this book. It Is  hard to imagine Mary doing anything  quietly. ,,,  ���Miss Cprelli is always funny when sho  is hysterical, and she is nearly always  hysterical. ��� Her loud protestations  against the desecration of Stratford by  a Carnegie free library were thu first  act of- a howling farce whieh-'hns no\Y_  reached its climax. Sidney Lee, a schol-"  ar_ whose greatest fault i3 thut he is  quite incapable of hysteria or any other  manifestation of feeling, says that the'  cause of Miss Corelli's objection is that  she oriee tried to get the site in dispute  for a free library of her own, but found  the price too high. Miss Corelli, in a  voice shriller Uian ever, retorts that Mr.  Lee is a mean thing, and calls on her  solicitors to hale hiin to the courts.  Then she writes another pamphlet, calls  it "The Plain Truth About the Stratford-  on-Avon Controversy," and sends it out  as her final vindication.  A good story is told of Professor .1000  of Oxford. In the classroom immediately above hia own Professor Veitc'h lectured on logic. One day the peroration  of the professor of logic was greeted  with sueh rapturous applause, that it  brought down some pieces of ceiling in  the room below. As the bits of plaster  dropped about his room Professor Jebb  quietly remarked, "Gentlemen, our premises will not support the conclusion of  the professor of logic."  Congressman Charles N. Fowler of  New Jersey tells a story of a small boy  who was over supplied with green apples.  "I had .gone to see one of my constituents down in Union County,' said the  Congressman, "and found him trying to  give some medicine to a young son who  bad eaten too many green apples, whiU-  a Christian Science neighbor was assuring the boy that there was nothing at  all the matter witJh him. 'I think ^1  ought to know,' __ groaned the boy. 1  3iuLu V-ra irot .inaids iflioarmatipa."  >oeoee0O0oec>&0$0e<*K  - 7-f-AAl  '.-��,/.  A'jA'  * ���^;-;.~'i  .Ai:  ,,���   * -,- ** j;,  ���*<*"   "*��  * i. '"V  tJP     'I  Nottingham, England.  ^  Navy Gut Mild, Medium and Full  iwvy miAiuier  Navy  Cut  Cigarette  Tobacco,  I   Pedigree Tobacco, Navy Cut  Cigarettes.   >.  Tobaccos and Cigarettes are Second to I one  WHOLESALE DISTRIB'UTING AGENTS FOR WESTERN CftHftDA.  GO./ Ltd, Victoria, B. C.  MONTREAL^ Sole Manufac  turers of the "Pinto Shell Cordovan" Gloves and Mitts  R. H.CARLEY.B.G.Agt  $7.50 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders must be accompanied by:casb and should be forwarded  either personally or by mail to the office o��  W. P. tIERNEY, GENERAL AGEHT >*'  .'<  i.i  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  Fireflies for sale.  .   Tn ,T?.pnn tbeio are established  firms'  ���of flrcliy  dealers, each employing  sixty  ,!or ssveivty catchers, .and exporting their  ieateh   eliiefly   to  the large   cities   where,  jfircllie.s are'in adjunct to all gr.idea  of.  'social festivity, from the private garden,  ���jpOTties   ot*   nobles   to  an   evening   at  n  'jdieap  to;>.-garilen.    Sometimes   they  aro  !i'��pt c.igcd, sometime.-; released in swarms  jin presence of 11) e guests.  i   Tho firefly-hunter starts forth at sum--  j3ct with a long bomboo pole and a bag ol  imosquito-netting.    On reaching a suitable!  ijrrowili of willows near water,' he   make?)  'ready his net arid strikes  the branches  iUviukling with the insects, with his pole.  ���This jars them to the ground,  where  thc\  ���are easily gathered up.   But it must b:  [done  very rapidly, before  they  reco vo:  ���itliems'clvcs enough to fly.   So the skillsv1  'jeitclier,  sparing  no timo   to  put  theii.  tot once  into   the Img, uses both  handr  [Lo pick them up, and tosses thoni light  |!y inio his mouth, .whore he holds then  '{unharmed'till he can hold no more, am*  ���only then transfers them to the bag.  -'   lie works thiis  till about two o'clock'  fin ,the morning, whin the insect's leavi  ithe  trees for  the dewy soil,    He   thei  clumgcs   I113   method.    He   brushes   tIn  j-Jill'face of the ground with a light brooii  j to startle the insects iut)  light;   then  h.  (gathers them as befor,-.   An expert ha&  Ibeen known to gather three thousand irt  ja night. , '..    7  [ Besides being a. business, firefly-catch';  ing is a sport. Little girls pursue il:  with their fans, boys \w.ith wands t'.i  which a wisp of yarn is fastened, ant'  [tliey sing an old folk-rhyme as they foi  ���iow the glistening insects:��� ,-;  ������''Firtfly,' come! ;firefly, come! with youi  :       lantern-light,  I All the boys of-Sciki are wanting yor  i       to-night."  ; I Nor do the elders disdain to join th<  |aport. They also oiganize festival p'ary  itics to visit certain spots, long knowr  '���and famous, to witaess the beautiful  'spectacles of tlie fireflies swarming. Spe-  Icial trains, carrying thousands .of visiters, are run during the season to Uji  |ihe most renowned, to behold the* Ho-  jfnrn-Kas.ien, or Firefly Battle.  Myriads of fireflies hovering oyer a  'gentle river so swarm and cling together  (that they appear at one time like c  [luminous cloud, again like a great ball,  iof sparks. Cloud or ball, the wonder  'soon breaks, arid thousands of the fallen  ���insects drift with the stream, while new  jswarms form, reform.nnd ;sp.irk!e con-  ���.tinuously above" the water.' So marvci-  jlous is tho sight" that a Japanese poet  iwrote:���  iDo 1 see only fireflies drifting with the  current, or is the night itself drifting, with all its swarming stars?  i At a. banquet after the overwhelming  ,'defeat of "Shamrock HI." Sit Thoma.-  .'Lipfcon said: "iTou Americans are hard  !to beat. You aemind me of the Scotch-  in* an who came up to London and was  |set upon by two highwaymen, whom he  jso '"unmercifully mauled tliat by" the  'time lhey had overcome him they were  iabout readv to go to the hospital thein-  iselves. Aiid they only found tuppence  Ma his pocket, whereat one of them said:  ''It's lucky, Hill, he didn't *avo sixpence.  'IE he 'ad, 'c'd a killed both of us.'"  j A well-known, ehurcli'man of "Memphis  I���the late X)r. Patterson���used to take  ipleasure in relating several good ones on  .himself. One oE liis favorites concerned  !a generous-hearted but rather wild young  Irriend in whom the reverend gentleman  ;took a special interest. The climax was  'reached one day when the doctor was  ���walking along the street and suddenly  came upon the young man as ho staggered out of it cafe. "George, George,  i'drunk again," sighed the 'scandalized  ipriest. The' answer was quite as une'.\-  ipeetcd as it was unsteady. ';Thash all  !right, doctor} so'm I."  <$        00  S J&w^%^wN^v7^ ^**f**T*^*.^Xf*~r+ ������ **^v~*J^* -V  iyeache and  Eyestrain  causes  both.  Drugs  relieve  only  temporarily.   Properly adjusted glasses remoye  tlie cause and effect a  permanent cure.  Satisfaction guaranteed,  '"'*"*���%'. "s-  ���S        "~  vYQUR EYES  m  CUBES ALL EYE DISEASES.    V *S  WF LAMED EVES. SCALES ON U0S.��  GRANULATION ETC  'atenaude Bros.  Opticians  Baker  Street,   Nelson,  Gorporation of the City of Nelson  ELECTRIC LIGHT RATES  Elecli'io light rates for I he month of November are now due':inl payableat tlie City of-  iiws. Jf paid on or before. ,t lie lath December,  "lUccunt'of 10 percent will Ixjallowed.  ]5y order,  D.C.MCaMOltRlS  City Cleric.  Nelson, December 1,1003.  Corner Mill and Josephine  Sts.  Several families are  buying their groceries at  the little store on the corner of Josephine and Mill  Streets. Why not join the  happy throng apd deal  with joy at the  Notice  Notice is licreby given that 30 days after  tlsitel Intend to apply to the Chief Cijmmfs-  aLoner of Lands and Works foraspeelal license  tn cat itna carry away timber from the following described .-luuds situate, on "Kussell  Creek, about '/, mile irom the town of Kitchener In West .Kootenay District. Commencing nt a post marked George n, "[Hunt's  northwest corner, tbence lt>0 chains south,  tlience 40 chuilis east, thence 160 chains north,  tlience MSO.clisiins.'Weat to place of comwieuce-  ment. '  Geo. A. Hunt.  Dated Nov. 7th, 1903.  Certificate of Improvements.  Archer, Gipsy aud Nelson Star Mineral  Claims, situate iu the Kelson Milling Division  of West Kootenay district.  Where located: Seven miles west of Kelson, half-mile north of railway track..   .  Take notice that I, Charles W. Busk; acting  as agent for Arthur Powys, Free Miner's Cer-  liHcateNo. IJ 58,174, intend sixty days from  the date hereof, toapply to the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvement'?, for  the purpoBcTol obtaining Crown Grants ofthe  alx.ve c[aims.  And further take notice, that action under  Section 37 must be commenced, before the Issuance of Mich certificates of improvements.  Dated thia lath September, 1003.  .   Chas. W. Busk.  Certificate of Improvements.  Republic and Republic Fraction Mineral  Claims, fiituate in the Nelson Mining Division  of West. Kootenay District.  Where" located : Uetweeu. 49 and Eagle  Creeks.  'lake notice that I, Charles.W.JJusk, acting  as agent for Arthur Powys. Free Miner's 'Jer-  titicate Ko. 1$ 58,171, intend fcixty days from  Urn ditto hereof lo apply to the Mlmn? lle-  cordci* for Certificates of Improvements) for  lhe purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of  the above claims. .  And further take notice, that action under  Section B�� must bo commenced before the issuance or such Certificates ol .Improvements.  Dated this ml* September, 1!W;J.  Chas. \V. BUSK.  10  sal Cash E  R.  G.   JOY,   PROPRIETOR  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  SILK SATIN  TIES, 200  During tlie month of December every  pr-rami  Irarling on  the dry Roods  - side of the store wlllbc iji vc:i erne coupnti'with every dollar's worth  of goods  purchased, entitling tliein ton olnincu in the drawing fur ti  tlie drawing tn lake place on Ihe .'Jist  December,   1933.    Customers will pleuse  r *,<ln>p Llic small portion of tlitiir.'umi'wns in the box nt tho door.   This is tm tid-  v tlilioiuil infinitive to come i\i\c\ secure so'me of ,t-he hundreds of bargains that  nro yet to be disposed of in tlie ��� - '"* "  Bonner, Horncstake and Utopia Fractional  Mineral Claims, situate In tlie Nelson Mining Division of-West Kootenay IM&trict.  WhereloraUcu: On Forty-nine (.'reck, about  enc m lie above the "May ard Jennie" mineral elnlm.  Take not ice that I, John McLatchie, ofthe  CJty of Nelson,acting as ngent lor David (*.  I'orter, Free timer's Certificate No. J58U,7C0,  and .Jncob CJ. Porter, Free Aliner's Certificate  No. II81.1-4.-J, inlcnd, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply lo the Mining Kecordcr for  Certlllcjilesof Improvements, ior the purpose  of obtaining Crown Grants of tlie above  claims. ,  And further take notice thnt action, under  secLlon '67, must be commenced before tho issuance of t,uch Certificates of Improvements.  Dated Hi is 10th day ol .November, .K. D. 1903.  JolfN. MCltATCIUB. P. la. S.  Bartlett House  (Formerly Clarke House)  __T^bestL31 j>cr day^housejn Nelson.        _'.  Kone hut white help employed.   The bar  Ii e best.  G. W.  Bartlett,   Prop  W. G. Gillett  Builder   and   Contractor  ' Estimates .given on stone, br  and woodwork.  i-i  mou a  The follow in prtiiv jusl ti few.itoms culled from the various departments:  A liig suleclion of Indies' cfistunio.-t. couts and waterproof-* in ull the vario  ���wc-Uij :nid colors.   This y.tir's styles from  $6.oo to 30.00  10) pioces ofdre3"igoodd in -.ill shade- an 1 textures rn>m  35cto ^A.ooper yd.  A large variety or s'.llta itnd s^a'ins in taftVt.^, pnio de soies, Louridines  merves satin duchebfcc, i��laiu ualins and Taney blouse a:iks from  50c to $2.50 per yd.  A fine lot of up-to-d.itc, rc.idy-to-wcar bloua^  in all aiae-i a .d st.ylud Ivoiri  $1.00 to 5.00  Ladies' gloves in black, ���vvhiteaud tins dressed and undressed kid fn>ui .  85c to $1.50  Lowest priced, prettiest and most-shapely rpohvear f.,r iu��.u uud woiueu  front ' .  $1.05 to 6.00  A larp;e assortment of fa ncv slippers f.>r misses, women aiidcliildreii from  50C  Mods' .-iiiila and overcoats.   Gjod rcliahle inahc at prices that'will surprise  you.   Prom  $4.75 to 19.50  Carpets in good coli.r soml'jination.i, tape3trit>s and bm.ssels soM at lesytliaii  ihe goods co.st to- weave, bowed aud laid free of charge from \  50c to $1.50 per yd.  TOWELS  4   FOR  2SO\  MEN'S  BRACES 25 O  Brick and Lime for Sale  Fred J. Squire  Tents and Awnings mads and repaired.  Clothing- cleaned and mended.  filer tlie Wallace-Miller Co-, Mm  BO  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c  Atirone wndlnfir n nketch and description may  quUKlr nscortntn our opinion free whether au  hiTcntlon ti proUably patentable. Communlca-  tlonaHtrlctlj-coiilklonttal. Handbook on Patents  seat freo Oldest aponcy forBecnrhicpatenU.  r.itenLa taken through Mann & Co. recelrt  tptcteil notice, without cborgo. lntho  A nitndaomcljr Illustrated vrecVlj. iMment ctr.  dilation of onr scientific Journal. Ternii. $3 a  jre.tr; four months. JL Bold by all ��ow��dcal��r��.  .��..,. &Coi6,Bre8d^New York  MPORTERS OF  Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, Millinery, Hose, Men's Furnishings  New Fall Goods Just Arrived  . ...a-ioo Piepes of Fancy Flannelettes, suitable for Ladies'-Shirt and Blouse Waists, Wrappers and Children's Dresses, worth   20c  Sale.price, 12y,c.    New White and Grey Saxony Wool Blankets, oil sizes and qualities.    New Wool Comforters and Eider Down  Quilts     New Table Covers, Portierres and Curtains, new Table Linens, Towels and Sheetings, new  Laces, Ribbons,  Gloves-and  Dress Tnmmings.  ^f^/^/&&%*^/&  BURNS   BLOCK,  BAKER STREET  Now is the Time to pick your Carpets and Linoletiins -jns't-foeforahouse-clean  ing. -. We carry a very large assortment, mtterns, very latest. See onr Go  cams ranging.in prices from $3.00 to $30.00.  Furniture Dealers anc!   Undertakers  JOHN McLATCHIE  ���     '}   s.;-..-    7   ���  Dp,m|n]oo and  Provincial ...  Land Surveyor  Op. B C. GitstcmsHotise, Nelson,  aSMOk��       '  THE   CELEBRATED  KOOTENAY     .  .  pOFFEE CO.  Coffee Roasters .  B"",n Tea and Coffee  *m&x%xw=mm!:%  $^^5iWj?^  BRIAR  PIPES.  We are oflerinfj at lowest prices the best H  grades ol Ceylon, India,China and Japan  Teas. -. ;-/  Our Best Moclia and Java Coffee per   '  pound $  40  Moclia and Jnva.Blend, 3 pounds.;-."... 1 00  Choice JUend Coffee, 4 pounds..'.'.-.".-.-.. 1 00  Special niciul Coffee,(> pounds......... 1 00  Hio Blond Coffee, G pounds ............ 1 00  Special Hlend Ceylon i'ea, per psund.   M>'.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  - -P. OifBbxi82r  WEST     BAKER    STREET,    NELSON  We beg to announce that we have been appointed agents for tl.e  Canadian Pacific Railway Co.'s town lots in Nelson and lands iu West  Kootenay. a .:-.���;. ^  Baker Street," Nelson, B. C.  s  /���  LEGTRIG  a_p  -N. E. T. TlMBTABIvE).  STANLEY STKEET���  7.00  9:00=  7-40  8 20 a. in.  ���.   Every 40 minutes until 10.20 p. m.  BOGUSTOWN���  7.20        8.00        8.40        g.20 a. m.  10.00 ��� 10.40     11.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.40 p. in.  '.Lots.     Warehouses.     Offices.     Apply A. V. MASON, Man.  Sec,  The Car Barn, Phone 165B.  <  UJ  X  I-  Ll.  o  O  cemo  West KooTEH=flY Butcher Co  WholesiUeanfl Retail  Dealers In    -  irect Line,    L  East -  Wiunlpeff  Toronto  Ottawa  Montreal  New York  West   .  Vancouvr  Victoria  Seattle  Portland  San Francisco  Via Soo Pacific Lino,St. Paul, Chicago aud  all U.S. points.  Merchant Tailor,  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson   ]  S, S, SerWce from Vancouver  To Alaska, Japan, China, Hawaii, Australia  Settlers' Kates Westbound, sold daily till  .Novemboi- SO.  Through bookingnto Kngland and the Continent vlaall S. S. lines.  . Camps supplied on shortest  notice aud lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  ��. C.TRAVES. Manager  Tremont   Blk>   Baker  St,   Eas  WADDS BROS.  Inlatest designs and best qnaljty  For lime tables,ratos and iuf srmation, op-  pty to lot-a.1 agents, or write.  J.S. CAKTER,  Dlst. l'ass. Agt., .  Nel*OB.  E. J. rOYLK.  A. G- ��.A.  Vjiucouver  Vancouver and Nelson  BAKER STREET. NELSON, B. C  PKO VINCI AL LAND SURVEYOR  laands and HineraiClaimsSurvcycd  and Crov*n Granttd  P. O. Bos 563 ���    Office: Kootenay St. Nelson

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