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Array > WM.  Ft.  HEAKST:    "1 havo seen the  r    most beautiful lakes in Italy and Switzer-  J   laud/and all those lovely spots,but I have  '��'��� never seen anything Huertliaii the Koote-  > nay lake nnd the Arrow lakes.   We had a  J   delightful time there.   This was my tlrst  trip through there."  vww**ii  '* ��� .iPRO. rMlLr-Viai navel* seen anything   \  y>. finer than the froit'or-Jiplgon district.   lie  y   added:   "1 didn'tsee th-cherrles  berries or gooseberries.  or rasp-  but; If they com-  piur/M teltlKjlu; apples, pears'and  plums,  sou hsiveher_ta.i��i|t:e   ----------   --   ���  by unythlnglnTlt  (9��  tin  country-, usurpaqaed  "miuityCT'  "  y    ������ ��� -,-���*=;   - �����  ���wv-v,.       __  rv .-s  VOLUME  IX.  NELSON, B. 0., SATURDAY, JULY 22,1305.  *  Z^RlA. &l  C  T^i  UMBEB 2  FRENCH-  CANADIAN FLAG  A TERRIBLE  PREDICAMENT  The   New Standard Coming  Into General Use.  French Canada has virtually adopted  a new flag. It haa already used four  or five other flags differing from the  Canadian flat; proper, but none of them  quite expressed the real national aims  nnd desires of the French Canadians.  Even the new standard is not yet assured of universal adoption, though it  is being very largely employed by  groups of French Canadians throughout the whole of Canada and also for  church and other decoration in certain  French Canadian centres in the New  England States.  Suggested in several quarters more  than a yearagb, it has suddenly sprung  into general use during the various  celebrations of the national festival of  St. Jean Baptiste, which have been  ; held recently in the principal French  Canadian centres of population.  The ground of tbe new flag Is sky  blue, and it is divided into four parts  by a large white cross, lhe anus of  which run directly up and down and  (straight across the bunting. In each  corner of thc flag Is placed a white  ��pear head or fleur de lys, while standing out iu the color of lire, at the intersection of the arms of the cross is a  representation of the Sacred Heart, .-���  Visitors have- always been .struck  ���with the number of French  tricolors  .decorating the streets ai'd public buildings of Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec and  other parts of French Canada.     This  year the French colors .are still  occasionally in  evidence but are  being  ;". rapidly displaced by tbe new French  -Canadian llag above described.  Like all Gallic peoples, tha French  Canadians attach a great deal of sentimental interest to the'symbolism of  Hugs, aud there is consequently considerable significance in the present  change*of standards. To comprehend  this significance it .is .necessary to  make a ,brjef retrospect of different  French Canadian colors since the con-  Ajuest of tlie country by Gen.'Wolfe.  When  Gen.  Montcalm's successor,  De Levis, capitulated   to tlie British  troops in   Canada  U  is said  that he'  ^.tornedalljus^ttags^ratliei^  them to fall into- the enemy's hands.  For.many years after the conquest the  French Canadians do not seem to have  seen auy necessity fur the use of a dis-  tistiuctively French Canadian flag.  When the rebellion of 1837-38 broke  out several flags were used bearing incendiary legends of various kinds, and  there was a standard showing two  eagles oh a white ground, an American aud a Canadian eagle holding a  branch of maple. While this flag disappeared with thc ending of the rebellion, the revolutionary French tricolor,  sanctioned by the St. Jean Baptiste  or national society of the French Canadians, had taken its place.  The object of its use was to testify to  tlie fact thut thc French Canadians  Were fully determined to maintain  their own French nationwlity in the  Now World, distinct from their English speaking fellow subjects.  After the Crimean War and the fall  o�� Sebastapol, in which the armies of  JFrancfr and England were allied  against the Russians, the tricolor of  jed, white and blae was much employed in decorations, together with  the Union Jack, by Englishmen, both'  iu England and and in Canada. It  was not pleasing to the French Canadians to see that what they had been  accustomed to consider as their own  special flag in Canada and as marking  their distinctive nationality in the New  World was also used by their English  speakiug fellow citizens. So 'another  change was made iu the flag, and in  order to localize the Canadian iutcicnt  jn   the French  colors the maple leaf  and tlie beaver  were added to the tricolor.  The English element of the Domiu- j  ion soon dropped the use of the tricolor .   altogether, but appropriated the beaver ��� �� j   jJave   Children,   and   My  Mid the maple leaf from time to time ,    -  .....   ,  .   T. ,,������ Husband Will Kill Me."  as emblems of  the whole Dominion,  and both are nowembodied in the Canadian flag..    So the French Canadians     Usually    sensational    subjects    are  gradually  dropped   the   beaver   and. avoided, not only on this page, but  TOURISTS  we pay for every thing weget.   It m:iy  ��J J<] JJ50N"   WANTS  be  tiiere are those   who are  prone to  wander  iu  forbidden ; aths, who, unlike newspaper men  and  policemen,  have not seen the seamy side of what.And  an Effort wm Be Made  is  called  having a t,ood time  to Get Ihem.  maple leaf from  their   flag   and re-  adopted the French tricolor.  In  recent years the policy of   the  throughout the columns of this paps r,  but lust week a tremendous raid was  made iu   Philadelphia   upon   all  lhe  French Republic toward the Church  questionable resorts of that city, and  has alienated from it the sympathy of the drag-net of the police, .covering | ���      ~-  the great bulk of the people of French * twenty miles square, was pulled  into [ SxIERjM.AN"x LATX  STOCK CO.  Canada. They have ceased to dream the center and found to contuin such  of any future political affiliation with an extraordinary admixtureof squalor,  the France of to-day and are apparently sodden vice and the devotees of fashion-  growing tired of the tricolor, with tlie able immorality that the episode stems  modern policy and system of government.which it symbolizes.  It is to get closer, as it were, to the  deserving of comment. Accordiu g to  a special wire to the Mail and Empire,  this movement, which was forced upon  old France of the Bourbons, with its the police by the Law and Order As-  white lilies, and also to adopt a flag sociation, resulted in the raiding of  which shall symbolize to them the j "one hundred and fifty houses, con-  separate nation of French extraction,��� sisling*" of .speak-easiest, disorderly re-  language and religion upon the soil of sorts, places of assignation and politi-  America, to which ithey inspire, that  cal clubs.    Close upon 2,000 prisoners,  " ���' f        ' t     - ��� ' ! ' . ��� v   - - ���  the French-Canadians have adopted men and women, taken. Approximate  the sacred heart flag. It, lias been amount of flues imposed-upon men  so far made official that li wan em-! found in" the places, $5,000. Approx-  ployed hi the various Itomati Catholic ituat�� aiuount of fines Imposed upou  churches iu Montreal und Quebec and' proprietor* and inmates, $100,000.  elsewhere during the last "week at the Three .hundred quarts of clmnipagiie  religious celebration of St. John the and hundred- of cases of line liquors,  Baptist day, and has also floated diir- ��� whiskey and beer, hundreds of boxes  ing the week from the palace of the 0f cigars, do_ons of roulette wheel.,  Archbishop of Quebec and other insti- poker tables, slot machines, and gamb-  tutions, a"ud was��carried. jh the St. Iin3 devices "f all kinds confiscated.  Jean Baptiste Society processions, ah; Number of police employed in the raid,  most to the exclusion of both the Can- 400."  adiau and French flags. |    Among those captured and^rded  It is almost an exuet facsimile of the j��� overflowing cells of all'the city  famous drapeaude canllon, the il&g police stations were "drunken negroes,  carried by the thttiarhtrii militiamen at ;'vicioiuHiangers-on of the vilest-resorts,  the battle ot Carillon, near laake ineh in full evening dres-��, club men,  George, where Montcalm's forces on raell 0f refinement, politicians, lawyers,  the 8th of July, 1758, defeated Lord a,id those whose faces are familiar in  Abercrombie's force of British and public gatherings and in the; higher  New England troops, who outntim- waiks of life. Crouching in^oriiers at  bered them by five to one. This old police stations were wi.men frbni as  flag is still in existence in Quebec, and siguation houses, whose faces showed  is carried in procession every St. Jean they were of gentle, families, women  Baptiste day. j of birth and breeding.    They had not  The French-Canadians attach a great been taken easily. The men in Tux-  deal mone importance to.the choice of edosand crush hats fought like mad-  a flag than is generally* supposed by men to open a way of escape f.irihem-  those who are not familiar with a|l selves and the women with them. In  their aspirations; That they dreani lnul,y cases the men held the hands of  of becoming an independent nation,' the women bent on suicide, etc," The  which will.in time dominate tlie nor- description is a most harrowing- one,  ���ther.ii_.part of this continent, few_ of _fr��ti_, yyhieh tiie following may also be  them care to deiy. taken   as an   example:   "From   oitf.  They largely case their hopes upon house 91& Green street, a woman, tall,  the rapid natural increase of their na- dark, magnificently built, with every  tionality and the alleged race suicide.,nark of breeding, threw two pollee-  which their public men openly charge men from her and jumped from a  against tlie English speaking citizens t'llrd.story window. She was caught  of both Canada and the United States, by the feet and two policemen held  Aud it is precisely because they believe her as. she silently tried to wrest her-  so firmly in their future destiny as an self from them. "Kill me! Kill me,r  independent nation that Uicy ^ttuuli. thiswoinan iuoaned to tho man who  so much importance to the choice of lvid been with her, and who, held by  an appropriate flag, whiclivshall be iwo other blueooats, was struggling to  be distinct from any other existing free'himself,,. 1 huvo children,'she  colors and shall proclaim their French Mdt'he polled *My husband will kill  and Catholic origin���Quebec Cone- me.' She stripped off Uer jewels and  spondenco New York Sun.  j held, them ont to them.     Tlie mail of-  . fered a great sum to tiie police.   TJieir  The Nelson Economist has en- lingers itched but they did not dare to  tered'upon its ninth year. In com- release the two. They were put into u  inenting upon the anniversary of its patrol wagon .and through a howling  birth our contemporary says it is "a mob were taken with others into the  strictly business venture, its opinions police station." It appears the men  are not for sale. Ib ha����� never'crooked were,utl let go. on paying a tine, but  thp pregnant hinges of lhe knee t hats the women were held for bail. Some  thrift might follow fctwning.' Nor ��ftt_e fa_ihie_iab"fe women so ininred  has it sought toprolong its existence themselves in struggling to escape that  by gathering the crumbs that fail from they .had to be taken to the hospital,  the tables of rich eorpoiations." The Some of them were bailtnl out and  Economist is to be congratulated upon taken in a fainting condition away  its possession of  the spirit that values   from the stations.  above all things the'gloi.nus privilege The laws ot average and compensa-  of being independent. It is a good pa- tion ;are as immutable as the law of-  per, well written, aiay it flourish, and grayhation, and these fragments of a  share not in tlie obvi.,us declension ol lerriGle tale are given, accompanied by  the political party whose cause it,_u> the terrible truth told in O-car Wilde's  ably espouses. But we can in it,'for the ^BaUjicd'uf. Beading Gaol: "The man  life of us understand'how an honest wltoliv.es' more lives than one, more  journal can entertain the belief lhat deaths than oue must die." This is  the electors of British Columbia 'have   true of women as well! as men.     Some  For  these, this glimpse behind the scenes  during or after a police raid may be of  benefit. Ifone thinks Intelligently or It u understood that a meeting be-  consequences, overcoming of templa- tvveoil representatives from tlie Tourist  t:on is sometimes made easier. The , Association .and the Board of Trade  mills of the gods grind slowly, but, as iw,��� 8,10r(Iy *(ake pIaco tn (iii{CU^ que8.  a cynic has said, "the erst is as sura f tiousaflecting the encouragement of  tourist "travel. So far, it is generally  coneeeded, the question of tourist  travel has uot been dealt with in such  a way ns to bring about the desired results.   Those who have had the matter  a. hell."���Toronto Saturday Night.  Two Good Performances this  Week.  The Sherman'Piatt people have  given two plays this week, and while  the* audiences |��re   not   as  large as have therefore nol-'deemed the question  in hand cannot be accused of showing  lack of interest, the difficulty was  simply that the best methods were not  employed to bring Nelson before the  outside world as a tourist resort. It  may be that the people themselves  have not yet fully realized the advantages possessed by this district, aud  feet of drift, and from which a great  amount of lead and zinc ore can be  immediately mined.. It is on the  wagon road, about two and a half  miles from the town of Ainswoith. T.  G. Procaar.;f:s been working with Jlr.  Fernau f��n V- ��ral months on these  properties, au '>,��� 1 now brought mat-  tera to a success.'1?^ sue. Mr. Fernau  has been up to  aA\ irth  this week  getting the property Ay hape for early  shipments, and it is 1 tu ble that 100  meu will be working- vre Christmas. A concentrator may also be put  in. Nelson should benefit greatly by  this enterprise  HOUSTON'S  LAST DITCH  Charge Against Coulter Fal s  Flat.  MR. DENNIS  EXPLAINS  tbey should be,<tnere are many signs  of increasing appreciation of the work  that is being done by this really good  company.     Of coarse the hot weather  to a  certain extent accounts for the  lack of interest...... For tbe first three  nights of the week'"Sherlock Holmes''  was given; arid W^wn�� tt very-acceptable performatice^lthotigh the great  detective_character loses.something In  the dramatization. The part was  taken by Hayden Stevenson, and he  certainly did everything he could to  invest the cuaiacler .with', the remarkable qualities couferred upon it by Sir  A. Donan Doyle. -J. J. Kennedy had  the part of Moriarity,'and seldom has  there bien sjen in Nelson u better'piece  ofcharite.ter wrpr-k.i.The.other members  of*the* east rendered - satisfactory sup--  port.. For the pist three nights of the  week "The Stowaway" is the bill.  This-is a typical English; melodrama.  It is being well staged, a full-rigged  yacht being one of the striking effects.  Mr. Stevenson has- also a good part in  this play, ami makes the best of it. J.  J. Kennedy as "Dicky;Dials,'' supplies  the coinedy. Miss Warde, Miss Cornyn  and Miss Lyons divide the honors in  the support. The other members of  ihe cast are allthat.. could be desired.  Next Monday night tbe bill is "The  Highwayman." * Tiie piece was originally know under the name of "Capt.  Swift."     It is   a   companion play   to  "Jim the Penman," and is perhops the  strongest piece in iu the Sherman-  Piatt repertoire. It was made famous  in the west by Arthur Forrest. His  part will be taken by Mr. Stevenson.  For the last three nights of the  week -'Moths" will be -the bill.  There should be a large attendance  every night.  William Cranston's Opera Com,pany  is playing another engagement at the  Auditorium in Winnipeg. After leaving Winnipeg tlie company will come  west over the Great Northern, stoning at the principal places en route.  Mr. Cranston has written to a friend  in Nelson that business everywhere  has been phenomenal, and lie hopes to  reach Nelson iu September.  of sufficient importance to be dealt  with as a serious business proposition.  Tbis plea can no longer be set up. The  universal verdict of all who have visited Nelsou during the" past year or so  bas been tbat we have the best climate,  the best fishing and the best sport  generally to be found any place Jn tbe  world. They have also shown their  sincerity by advising all their friends to  visit Nelson. Iherefore, without much  effort on our part we have now established what niight be termed the nucleus of a tourist trade, which will  grow of its own accord. But the people  themselves m ust take the matter in  hand, if tbey would derive immediate  results. There is no fault to be found  with the individuareffortriowbeing put  fort h. -' Several - ci tizeiisTa ha ve de vote.!  both time and money to placing the  advantages of Kootenay Lake district  before the world as a tourist resort.  Notably in this connection is -T..G.  Procter, who has speut his own money  for literature, and mailed-it all over  the world. And his efforts have borne  good results. But this is not enough.  There must be a united effort made.  One or two catinot do it all. . The advertising should be placed in the hands  of a man-who knows something about  his business. Simply spending money  on leaflets is just so much ,money'  thrown away. These leaflets are cheap  looking _in_the_ first place.and: in   the  An article in lhe Saturday Review  by John F. Btinciman on colonial  music says Canada has become frightfully, advanced : Canada has no musician of her own and for some reason  has decided to make a hero of Sir  Alexander Mackenssie. who undoubtedly is popular in Canada, which  second place do not contain the  necessary information. It seems as  if the best plan would be for Nelson to  work iu conjuticti m with other tourist  associations, aud in every way possible  iuterest transposition companies in the  work. Agents at Various points in the  east and on the coast could also render  valuable assistance. But best of all  woiild be securing the services of a man  wno knows something about the work  he would be asked to perform. It is  therefore desirable that this question  should be thoroughly discussed by the  Board of Trade and the Tourist Association with the hope of arriving at  a reasonable solution of the  problem.  MINING KEVIVAL  AT AINSWOKTH  C Fernau Takes an Option on  Well Known Properties.  It is generally reported   that C. Fernau, general manager of the Canadian  does hot tell us as much about his mu- Metal Co., who has recently completed  sical gifts as about Canada's iudgment. the largest zinc smelting plant in Can-  He lias lately written a rhapsody on ada, has just obtained options to pur-  Canadian folksongs, but as Canada has chase some of the Jargest zinc proper-  no folk-songs it would be interesting ties iu the A nsworth district, viz., the  to know who hoaxed Sir .Alexander. . well-known Bluebell mine, the Koote-  Cauada, however, hawever, having no nay Cliief and Kootenay Bonanza, ad-  musicians^of her own, seems deter- joining properties, and also the United  mined to capture some one who, if not  mine, which is oue of the best known  a very great composer, aud not a con-' mines in the Ainsworth camp It has  absolute faith in Premier McBride and say fate is ever, less kind to women, ductor at all, is a mau of unimpeach- a double compartment shaft on it to  his government."���Victoria Times.        We do not get everything we buy, but  able character.  The Position of His Company  With Regard to S|ttlers.  C. P. B. Land Commissioner Dennis1  address before the Board of Trade last  Thursdayis well worthy the consider-  rtion of every citizen of Nelson. Mr.  Dennis appeared to know what would  be required of bim, and was therefore  ready,-to deal with every question  brought up. Of course, tbe most im-  portanAinatter was tbe one dealing  wltli'ltlie system of disposing of the C.  P. II.-lands. That there have been  complaints that^the great railway corporation was retarding rather than advancing settlement through its method  of disposing of its lands is beyond dispute, but that these complaiuts were  well grounded is open to question.  Mr. Dennis explained many matters in'  this connection that were hot very well  understood, and it is safe, to -say that  ���those, who listened to him were satisfied that the C. P. Broffici'ltrwere;not  as derelict in this respect as has been  betn been claimed iii some quarters.  On the contrary they seem desirous qf  encouraging settlement, aud are already making preparation with that  end in view. Indeed, Mr. Dennis announced that it was'the .intention of  his department to survey and plot the  lauds suitable for settlement lu Southern British Columbia so that intending  settlers could go to them and see what  they were like. The terms on which  C. P. B. .lands, may be purchased  were shown to be reasonable. Mr.  Dennis also gave his assurance that he  would .do everything lu_ his power to  After suspending S. E. Coulter half  a dozen times as driver of tlie fire department and without advanciugany  reason therefor. Mayor Houston  now  brings forward a charge of intoxication  while on duty agaiqst Coulter.   When  in caucus with the men elected on hi"*  ticket Mayor Houston gave it as hU  reason for the discbarge of Coulter that;  no one who had voted against him iu  the municipal election would be drawing pay from the city when his term   ,  of office expired.     He had nothing tt>  say regarding Coulter's habits, and for  the very good reason that the latter i<  a temperate man, and his associates at  the fire hall bear testimony to tbis fact:  If Mayor Houston had any suspicion'  at that time that Coulter was a drinking man why did he not mention it to  his friends?    Why has he refused to  advance a reasonable cause for tbe discharge of Coulter to the council ? Why',  after four or five months, does he come  forward with a charge tbat so far ai  careful Investigation reveals is ab*o<  lately without  foundation?    Does HB  imagine that anyone will be deceived  as to his conduct at the present time?  Even Mayor Houston's most devoted  followers are disgusted with the lates't  turn In the Coulter case, many of theiii  using the strongest language to express  condemnation of the mayor's course.  If Coulter reported for duty in au in-  toxleated condition lit* should lie discharged.   No man who serves the public, whether as. a driver in the fire department or as a member of the Legte-  lature, should occupy his position .or  office one day after he was known  to  have been under the influence of liqdor  while 011 duty ; but the preponderance  of evidence goes to show that Couftei  was  an exceptionally sober, care foi,  industrious servant oftbepeople.   The  latest charge against liim   will only *  better serve to open the eyes of the  public  to the dangerous character ,��f *s  the man who makes the charge.  further the proposal to build a tourist  hotel on Kootenay Lake. Mr. Dennis  also expressed his desire to deul liberally with the Agricultural and Industrial Association iu extending the fair  grounds. Altogether the address of  Mr. Dennis was an interesting one,  and again showed that the best friend  Nelson has is the Canadian Pacific  Kailwuy.'  Architect Carrie has prepared plans  for the removal of the Hume school  from ita present elevated position to a  siteiower'ddwrir^-It-iirrnmrred "that"  the Educational Department may,  however, reconsider the proposal to re-  I move the school, and instead put up a  new building. In any evont nothing  will be done iu the mutter for a few  days.  Chief Justice Hunter is expected  from the coast to-morrow evening, and  will hear the arguments i 11 the Slocan  Star caso Monday.  C. W. Rhode*, of the Brackmau-Ker  Milling Co., Victoria, is iu tlie city.  Mr. Rhodes is well known to all Victorians in the city, who were pleased  to meet him.  W. G. Gillett will build two cottages  for Hurry Ashcroft on the site formerly  oceupied by Ashcroft's livery barn.  Tbe cottages will be 31x48, and will  contain six rooms.  Tlie next excursion to Nelson will be  that of the agricultural editors of the  United States. These editors number  forty, and they will spend a week or  so in this province.  The election in Alberni is scheduled  to come off to-day. - The Liberals express the belief tbat they will win,  while the Conservatives feel equally  assured of victory. All the Liberal  leaders have been iu Alberni for the  lhe depth of 150 feet, seven*! hundred ' past week or so.  Should it transpire that John Hays  Hammond, the celebrated mining engineer, has negotiated the- purchase of  the plant of tbe Consolidated Cariboo  Hydraulic Mining Company, at Bullion, Cariboo district, one may hope  for big things in that quarter in tho  near future. It would not be at all  strange if Cariboo would again command attention ou account of its gold  output. It has long beeu contended  by expert mining men tliat Cariboo  has been only been skimmed over, and  that there is auy amount of gold in  that district yet.  D. McNicholl, vice-president of the  C. P. R., now visiting Nelson, has expressed surprise at the development of  the fruit industry in the interior, and  particularly in and around Nelson.  This growth i.s particularly gratifying  to the C. P. R. officials, inasmuch as it  gives the company an opportunity of  securing return freight. In the past  the railway has been confined tocarry-  i ng freight to the west, as British Columbia exported little or nothing to the  east. Now, tlie fruit exports supply  the return freights, which will be not  only a source of wealth to the Province,  b ut also to the railway company that  has done so much for British Columbia. THE NELSON ECONOMIST  '.&  mmmmmmtTt^^^^  Published every Saturday afternoon at  Versox Stkket, Nelson, B. G.  $1 Per fear Strictly in Advance  Advertising rates martu known on iippltcu-  llon.  AU changes In ailve-'tlso-ients to insure  Insertion should reach this oflice not later  than Thursday, 12 o'clock.  Winsn change of address Is required, il I.-'  desirilile that both the old address and the  new be given.  Address all communications. " I'ubllslier  of Tuk Ne_son Economist. Nelson. 11. C'  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  There is one thing on which lhe  two parties have agreed, and lhat is  an increase in salary lor thc members of the House.  If the management receives proper encouragement Lhe next Nelson  Fair will be the greatest event of  tlie kind ever.-lield in British Columbia. .  ._ .  The citizens of Calgary are grow-  irg weary of walking, and tbe council hasl^een asked to build a street  car line. The city council has gone  en record as being opposed to granting a franchise to any private company.  Ten years ago tlie-'assessed'vrtl^e  of propeity in' tbe city of Los  Angeles -was $48,814,145. For the  present year (1905) the assessed  value of property in that citv is  $146,276,655. An increase cf over  300 per cent in ten years is a record,  such as, probably, no city in lhe  world can show a duplicate.  a source of wealth to the producers,  and also an advertisement for British Columbia.  PRESS COMMENT.  A number of people have been in  Cranbrook this week looking over  the agricultural resources in this  vicinity.��� Cranbrook Prospector.  West Kootenay contaitis really a  belter winter climate for Canadians  than Southern California, but .the  fact is not yet known to tbe world  for lack of proper advertising.���  Pet nie Ledge.  Canada will have ioo,ooo,oco  bushels of surplus wheat this year.  With that little jag dumped into  Great Britain, free, we don't think  that a slight duty ou American  wheal would boost the price of the  Briton's bread very much ���Hamilton Spectator.  Ladies' FinestTanned Oxford Shoes  PORTLAND AND RETURN  30 Day Limit  Choice of Routes  All Rail via Sumas or S. S. Piin-  cess Victoriai Vancouver to  Seattle via Victoria  Corresponding   rates   from   ull   Kootenay  points.  Tliroujfli Sleeper.Arroivlieud  t<> Vancouver,  SVed 11 esiliiy,,_.'rldii.v, Sunday.  Goodyear Welt.   Very Best  Value.  Your opportunity for a good1 bargain is right now, and if a ifa practical shoemaker don't know when he Ls giving hia customers their  money's worth then who does. '      ���...  For full ptirlii'tilnrs. llrst. class or 'tourist  sleeper reservations, upply tblucal agents o.-  writo   ���  4Agents of the -Laiuier government have been arrested in Winnipeg for plugging the voters' lists.  The Ottawa machine���with its  ballot-box'stuffing, its "thin red  lines," and its voters' lists plugging,  is as bad as the Ontario roguery  tbat we have just deposed.���-Toronto Mail.  No one will,contend that the re-  i&arks cf Mr. Justice Irving in the  ' fecent trial.or the, prov deuce case  tvere too severe.    These who beard  ��� Ibe evidence ci' tlie thi ee witnesses  tvere- simply astounded at'their ad-  inissioiisIn thebox and the methods  lhey practiced. Itseeins'as if something should be done to prevent further exhibitions of Ihis character in  British Columbia courts.  The f titnor last .Monday morning-  tli&t Mayor Houston would resign  tbat day and abandon the city to  jts fate was a' cause -for considerable amusement. .Tbe general ex-  -pression^'pfHt?Qpiniou-a,\vas=.th'aLj.o.hiii  Houston was constitutionally tillable to throw tip any office to  which was attached a salary. Itis  scarcely necessary to add thai subsequent events proved lhe logic of  such contention.  We understand that about August 1st it is tbe intention to blowout all six of the furnaces at the  Granby smelter .for two or three  days, for the purpose of connecting  up the two new and larger furnaces  now being installed, as well as the  new flue dust chamber and new  smokestack.���Grand Forks Sun.  j. s. CARTER,  Ulst. Puss. Agt..  NhIsoii.  E.J. COYLK,  A. G. P. A.  Vancouver ���  'Wholesaleand Retail  ..Dealers in  . The Hon. Joseph Martin is opposed to another term for the present .-lieutenant-governor of British  Columbia. . He doe* not suggest  any other person for the position,  1 ut We presume George Washington./Bebee, would be acceptable,  as Cory Rider :has already been pro  vided far,.���Boundary Creek Times.  ��� Nelson is making' active prepar-  atioiis for -its'fall-fair,.and the ex-  hibii.1, especiall'y.of fruit", promise to  be more numerous than ever. .We  wish.the.fair every kind of success.  Blister copper; and fruit are good  products"toi~send"(iut1-'to,'lhe-rest^of  the "world. Let us hope both of  them will be "99 penceut pure."���.  Cratid Furies Gazette.  Within a few weeks the noliti-  . ciatis in Alberta and Saskatchewan  will be in the midst of battle. The  great question now is ihe introduction of party lines, ar.d the partisans  on both sides are accusing each  oilier of deception in "masquerading  under the cloak of independence.  That the two new provinces should  divide on party lines i.s manifest.  The experience of provinces that  bave tried-..non-party lines, has net  been such as to encourage other  provinces to make the  experiment.  The C. P. R. will likely forestall  the G vernujsut in providing an  Attanticfasl line for Canada, iis lhe  company has just notified the Ottawa authorities that it will place/20-  knot steamers on the route, next  season. -These ships will be equal  in speed to 'any of- tile trans-  "Atlamic liners and w 11 ber a credit  to Canadian' enterprise. It will  naturally follow tbat these fast  ships providing, a much .better servile than under existing-irrange-  ments,! will carry the mails:���Colonist. ���  That British Columbia is  on the  eve of a great  revival' is best  evidenced by. the fact -.that during the  past mouth or so there   bave  been  hundreds of visitors here  fiom -the.  east looking  ever  the ground, investigating the fruit-growing pes.si"  bilities .of lhe interior.    The visitois"  are   principally   those   who., have  made money by farming in i*;e e..st  and  are  now desirous  of getting  fiwsy frcin tbe severe winters     Tbe  Camps supplied orr shortest  notice aud lowest prices.  Mailorders receive  careful  atteutipu.  ANothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock..  E.C. TRAVES. Manager  1.0 HN. McLATGHIE  Dominion and  Provincia!  Land Surveyor  Cor.   Stanley  an.d Victoria,  Nelson  Latest Styles  and Best Makes  of Men's Shoes.  A good safe investment is to buy a few shares in the  The Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co.,  of Canada, Limited  Capital Stock $5,000,000. .    .    ... Fully Paid and. Non-Assessable.  Par Value shares, $5 each. No Bonds or Preferred Stock.  Can Buy from. Que Share up.  Apply to  T.G  WARD ST.  NELSON. B. C.  Rugh McCausland  "    a*"^ .'���'..:'"**���  Baker Street  Nelson, B., C.  E. FERGUSON &CQ���  Nelson, B. C.        -  The largest exclusively   Wholesale  Liquor  House in   tlie interior  __*  oft./ r. ���"���;����, \f*S;  ��� ���-������'�����- >v.���,'vasite*-  ��*' T����_* Jr^lmkL  7<\-3>k*A-S-,A!$*;S.  EER  In Pints and Quarts  Daws-m's "Extra Special" Scotch.    Granda Cigars.    .'���������"���'  Mitchell's Heather Dew. Scotch etc. ."Earl of Min to. etc.,*  A full line of imported and domestic.'-L.iqi}qrs. and Wines,-,-..  I BARTLETT  HOUSE  +++++++++++++++4+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  ->,_.-), (Forinci ly Ularlse House)  The best $1 per day house In NelM>n.      None l>ut white  help tmploycd  bar tlie  best.  'lhe  I G; VV.   B ART LETT,  Proprietor   %  >)+++++++++++++++++_+++++++++++++++++++++++++++4+++++++  HOTEL*:  F. So Clements  DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR.A  Room 16        K-W-C Block   �� ���i���. : '--.������-      'TT: '���-^7-iT  Notice.  I liorebV s'.vi'. notice that sixty "days after  date 1 iiifend lo.'itpply.lo the CliiefOolinn is-'  missioner of- JLnncls and Works for pci-m's.  ion.10 puri-liasr a tract of land ir. West Kootenuy (listriot, of the Col Jo vviiifr. closet Iplion :���  lU��jj;iimiii��r ut api.st marked .). .1 (.'nmpbell  S. \V. Corner, whieh is placed adjaceut to the  N. W. corner of lot BllJO,- running tht'i-efroin  twenty chains Nortli, thenee npproNinm'tcly  J<>ray_i-Jiai'iLSjCiL^ti.Lhoi><-ei\__?iU>lii>id,'S'^yJ3_1l_  llience forty i liains West to lhe point of'coin-  iiieni-ement, containing ... approximately  eighty aens. '  ���    .'., .    (SKtl.).J-. .1. CAJII'liEU.-  Nelson, U. (J., April llh. 1505.  NO l'JCE.  Notice is hereby given, that sixty (00)days  iiHer dale. 1 intend lo apply tothe (Jliief Com-  niissiom-r of Lands and Works for permission  lo piiivIitiM! tlie foliuwiii^ deso'il.ed landw, on  the Noi lh shore of Kootenay Lake In Uie'I>ls��-  trict of West Kootenay.  .  Comiiieiiciiwal a stake iilneed twenty (20)  chains Kast.of the North-west corner post or  Lot l_i:i, (iroup 1; ��� I hence East aliiiia : the  Nortliern houndary ot said Lot 1H13, a distance  ofeifflily (80) eliains; thenee 'North.fort.y-K40)'  chains; thence West eighty (SO) eliains; the.nce  Soutli fort v (10) eliains in place of-beginning-. :���  Hated isthof AlH'il. J'-W'*'- ��� .  ���     ���   ���    ��� .'(jordofi H^llett,   ���  Hqttcc'T^ bel'ln'iiuerit'cV'-OWijeV  '"  TeiNi'U' l'eterw.'n, o* I'tvit'ny |H'r��on (>r 1>l'W>wi  lo whom he may have t*U'V4tVri'od hia interest  In the ���'Summit" mineral ebiiln; situate on  Coon-creek,1 in the Nelson Mining tllvislon of'  West Kootenay,: .  Vim and each, nl'you are hereby notiilod  that I hrtvee'xi ended two hundred dollars in  labour and Improvements on the above  mentioned olulm In order to hold  the .said claim mi^or tie provisions ol  tte Mineral Ael, lhe said 'ab ��r being done  for the year. endii)g!lOttl,:and.\r.witli w90.d��y*  f.-pin the date of this notice you fall or rt-i'Mw  to contribute your proportion of such cxpen-  rtltures toge^he-rSvith ;\H;cb?its oCadvertisingi  \our,im'ercKt ip said miueraj claini will b.e-  coine the provverty o('tlie\\mlev��igiiedi unijer  -Section 4 oi Uie "Mineral aVetj AwandTOe^t  Aet, 390(1."  Patcd Uus Ctbday olMnroh, 19&5.'  ���      ..     .j,'.- e6��VKKV BlRTSCH,-���  Canada's    experience   with   Sir  Wilfrid Laurier  supplies a  soleniti  . ���   ��� ��� ��� i      -   - .  warning against the  national tend- 'fight of genius; every platitude'that  ency towards, lhe  blind idolitary of fell from Sir'Wilfrid* Laurier's lips  all the clay-tooted idols of the party was  hailed, as utterances from'"a  press.    Canada found   Sir  Wilfrid silver-tongued  oracle.      A  flunky  Laurier a   pleasing  mediocrity, de-:   biography, magnified,, all  the.aypte:  void of great strength or lughideals^huiiting! dodges-of an opportunist  but  eiidoived Ait'li a  pleasing  elo--   into supreine'acts of ���statesmanship'.  quei.ee, a  maustrong   in word but' The final  result 6f"all:tb'is"; fliattery  weak in. ;.ction.     Canada, irr.espec-  and  fluiikeyism. was  to'sp6irvSi'r  tive  of party,  sinfully worshipped  Wilfrid  Laurier, tq turn   his liead  ^jr Wjlfrid Laurier.    Every breath  and  destroy   his   usefulness.���To  ��ir  Wilfritl   I^anrjer   drew  was  a  roiilo Telegram.  ^$1 per  day and up  oChinese Employed'  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.     '  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON    STREETS.        UH OflM    R   P  T.WO BLOCKS FROM WHARE��. IlLLOUli*   Ui b  ^ jms  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  MEmMERCHANTS  J Heajd Office Nelson, B- C.  4-,4-4-*~i  i'*  T   B>^  ���>   P^'i i7AA,\   -yi\  _>A if iti ���  ...  ...  ...  ...   .  ��&~&_mg�� i ente & Awnings Made and Repaired \  CLOTHES     CLEANED    AND  MENDED  H. WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON, B. C  4  i  ISTAR  *  CHOQUETTE BROS , Proprietors. ^  __&_.  Sole   Mai.ufacturer^- of  Genuine  Quebec  Maple  Syrup  Mother's Bread.  Store: Baker St., between Stanley and Ward.  *"lbre  Branch''-Markets ; up Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson,  Ka��_io, Sandon,  '  Fbrks, New Denver and'Slpcau City.  Orders by Mail to any branch will have >prompt  and  careful atten  tion.  "ilMi'l-  .We, ar,e .auU^ori?ed..^jeirts for  tbi^'^uo. .of '*  W     :"������^l:l���.���;���.���Ul*������Nehw^^'fiteouto���1/^Wn^ya'y. C.Qmpau\'*s ''":'���'..'.'.."  5S *���''"''   ' lots, aWd''"v\'nrb'i'i6tesprlees;iiid  terms on ap- '   i<,  iQlM ' : ��� '���   i      -     . .->      ��� .       .     ��� ���,:'Jli!   -:.''J '.i'\:!tl.'   VI;!.'     . ,,r>','  ^5^ ' ���"_!  1/1/1 * ��_r\��* * .        V   ��� -   ^v      '-���     ' ....       i .    -  hotographersi  Vancouver grid Mclson        ^  BAXER STREET, NELSON, B. C.  &if*>&i*  4-4r-4-  -%���   -V    V    V    v���v^*? -  plication.  i'i \: if  ,,,\.r  It  to  1  *a*7".'7  i-j,t.  Fly P6is6h,';Tartglefaqt; Ihseet> Powder^ Moth  Eiails,:Paris Gfeen, Bjtie,S|one,, Heljejaore, Whale Oil  SbapyQuS^sa' Chips ^rtd^  Bushes..and Fru_ttree��.^,o7'oo y z^'yAy.^-^ 'c'-f  V  " Loofahs, 3 fc>r ^5C. ^ Better ttiaYi Sbbriges.  ���   ';������������'���: ���'���:    . :-;h;..  ��, y-,i ���;.,���.;-, .������ "f.;;. ^.i.   .;-.;.;-,.,- v '���'���'fv.-.;r;.1.   -iA';'- ';".'" v'm.   !-..;���_...,_..,A   ",._  I. i.i  WARD STREfiT, NELSON, B. C.  PHONE A2i4  NIGHT PHONE B214  I ]^;;;^  I estimates .Given on Genera]. pitJLrh'bijig.  i-.'..:������.       o Sewer-Conne.ctiionsv'Etc.- '������      ���-���?���  "���'���a*''"'.''    :'-.'. _''���' A-'"' ���'���'���';���������-i".   ������'-���'��������.:',*!.���  ;t-.-,;,;, :.-'��� :-i!.i-.::   -,    ;���������< -..,_ . ..���   ��� ._[  ��*���!:-������������'. Bifsiker Street?.-near \Wardo Street; Netson.      ?  ��� './. 1?-"' ' A'/'it :������'.��� : ��� o    ���"...:���, ..' .'���/���'������./,"���'���   '.���'���' -'t  e-ioiS.-  Stnct(V IH Ativt-iice  Builder arid  Gontractor  "'^Estimates ei'ven'o*1 '���stbnev.brl-ls \ -r , -��� .������-. >��� --A- ��������� ->     -v-     -: ^ -:a>  aud woodwork. Brick and Lime for Sale  ���������>������'���><.  :.,.     tf...  -    i'O:.-' 'A'-A'-   ���-"���' M  THE  NELSON  ECONOMI&x  aamm  &  I  Mr.  i  ^OCK  TAKING  SALE  For Cash" Only  During the month of July we are taking stock,*and find that we are   over-stocked in some lines,  these we are offering a discount ranging from  20 to 5o Per Cent off the Regular Prices  ��� **  ^ ^ ��� .    - .       . .  A GENUINE SALE and GENUINE BARGAINS  On  A Call Will Repay You.  Mail Orders   Promptly Filled  ��� _ )  Canada Drug & Book Company, Limited  fk  ���MWte,1MmHWiaiMSKVWlBaBm  nd  Alleged Canadian Jests.  A "WRITER ln the "Pall JIall Gazette," who claims to have ha-1  much to do with colonial newspapers and colonial letters, ha*  collected therefrom a number of what  he chooses to call "Sea-borne Jests."  Canada seems to supply hliu with the  most material, but either he hat  evolved most of his Canadian jokes out  of his own Inner consciousness or else  they have been curiously refracted In  passing- througrlv the prism of an English mind. In any event soma of then)  -would pever be looked upon as Jokes ln  sfils country. For example: "Why doi^a  Dicky Ducky want to be M. P.?" asks  t_e jester of a far "Western paper. "Because he now has one P too many," la  the answer, which, as the "Pall. Mall"  writer says, it Ib tolerably certain made  H.-=a^.do(izens^of--=bIs,���men^in=mIners'-^boqts-  laugh till they bent like Jack-knlvea  trhen that inscrutable conundrum was  first let loose In British Columbia. Her*  are some better attempts���the alleged  sayings of a ten-year-old .bay, who U  ���credited to Toronto; .'  I.���Teacher's    question:     "'What    !��'  ffrass?"   " Boy'3 answer:   "What    you  keep off."  II.���Question:     ','Wfao   Was  the   flr_t  ' man?"      Answer:    'VWolfe!"      Reply:  ���'Great Sakes!    It was  Adaml"    Repartee: "Oh.- well, ��� If-you count in for-,  elgners!"   ���        ���  III.���Question: "What were the Greek  marriage 'customs?" Answer: Ev'ry  man had'oh'e'wife,'which they called  Monotony!'"  Another story told by the "Pall Mall"  ���writer ls that of-a little doctor's from  _ reserve ln the North-West Territories. The doctor ln question was a  moonlaa (Anglice, "green") .graduate,  from the East,' arid' had Justbeen'-apn ���  pointed to look after the health of th��  Indians dwelling there or thereabouts.  On his first.visit to the reserve ht: found  that everybody" was suffering from-*  mysterious disease, the symptoms of  which we're very-'obscure."-All the pa  ttents got a 'box'of bread, pills or ���  bottle of colored water���It ls best tjj bt  co the safe side, and faith has cured  many a mysterious epidemic among  Indians���with the exception of the last  comer. "This 'Indian," said he, .-laying.-  his hand on his stomach, which was a  chief's, "when-iie' drink cold water feel  cold pain here." Then -the agent remembered that the doctor's predecessor  had prescribed a bottle of good port In  the hard case of an old squaw suffering  from "the jsrl^pe," complicated with  no-flour-for-slx-months. ..We confea*,  we fall to see much of a joke lurking In  thia story.  Once during a heated debate -between  Senator Joseph B. Foraker, of Ohio,  and Senator Joseph Zw. Bailey, of  Texas, the question op law In-Texa*  and law in Ohio came. tip. rhe passage became**'warmf Foraker, by way  of a parting shot, tol-d Bailey that If  he would come to Ohio he would learn  a great deal o_ law thfit he did not  know. "If there ls so very much law  to be learned In Ohio," remarked  ."Bailey, "I must advise the Senator ta  spend all h-ia" spare time  thero,    lie  Curious Bits of News.  Recently an :���-' American cyclist  wheeled through La Mantlia, -in^Spalri,  and In all that bleak region found n��  one who had ever heard'of-"Don Quixote," much less of Cervantes.  Dogs are to be used as river police  on the Setn��. At Gibraltar, curiously  enough, dog's ar* mainly used for smuggling across the frontier, while on the  St. Bernard they hr..ve once more been  established as 'llrst alds"_^o the frozen.  Burnham, the-famous scout, found that  on the Klondike trail every kind of.  dog- coul_ be taught to draw sledges.  The decoy dog and the blind man's dog  share with thu sheepdog lhe honor nf  earning their-own living In recognized  walks of industry. ....    ,  Goubet, the French Inventor bf sub-,  ma,i-.ine-;boats,>haside.vised.ii-modeUof^aH,  boat intended to run under water and  Lo convey passengers between France,  and England by means of:;a, cable  stretched across the Channel. Perhaps  his strongest argument for an underwater passage is that the steadiness of ���_  motion would prevent seasickness, the  traditional terror of the English Channel. The submarine boat "Fulton"  lately lay undisturbed on.the bottom-.ojt  thc Long Island coast while a tempest  overhead sent inany vessels to destruction       .' :;.:*..,   '.' -..-..     ���;. :  The keepers of the /big cobras ln the  Central Park Menagerie iind: the New;  York Zoological Garden do not And It.  easy to supply their venomous charger  wit "I the kind of food that.th^y specially prefer. In*thelr native land cob- ���  rus live chiefly on sirwller and less dun-  jerous and objectionable Mtakes, but  although every effort Is made to collect  hurmless snakes to satisfy the appetite  ���>f the imprisoned pobrsts.'at some Seasons tliey have to be content with rate  and mice, which tliey do not particularly like. Other Yarl-iMes of captive  snakes are fed-ihalnly^on' toad's, mice,  rabbits and English sparrows.  ��� Smoking In church Is;*a"Dutch custom. Dutchmen are such Inveterate  am'okers that one of them Is, rarely seen  w_Hhoiit his pipe. He finds himself unable to deprive himself of'the indulg-.  once, even for the short period of a  church service.- A similar practice ex-'  (sts in several churches in South America. Snioklug in churi-hes ln Great  Britain ls said to have been prevalent  at the end of the sixteenth'and the, beginning of the seventeenth century.  ..At one time smoking was carried ta  ���uch an excess in Seville.Ckthedral thai  the chapter applied to' the Pope for  power to repress the abuse. Urban  VIII., yielding to their wish. Issued a  bull, which was promulgated January  20, 1C42. In Wales smoking In church  *as indulged ln as iate as 1850. In one  ehurch the communion-table stood lit  the aisle, and the farmers were ln tht  .bablt of putting their hats upon lt, aiid  when the service began they lighted  ft��_r pipes and smoked, without &ux  thought of Irreverent |D tha ��cC  ���Mrs. Browne���And who is the president of your club now, Mr3. Malaprop!  Ura. Malaprop (proudly)���I am tht  present eneumbrancp. 1n��i- t^TO.���P-Wia-  delphla "Pr^s.n."  SMOKE  THE   CELEBRATED  BRi/VR^mPkS,  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson  SewingMachines and Pianos  For Rent and for Sale  fid fuM-j Shop, ke.'-iiie St, Kelson  f   -a A.;*. ��� . +  j.��^-_ri__i__-_-__.______ ~- ���  ���      B   mmm 1 11      1 ��� 1H11VHmm���  bIbI ���  ^ m ������_      Kl     H�� BH     H_��H___H_  _��� H   _��� H��__ ��       H H HL _��� ���  Almost the toughest thing in the -whole of creation is a "pinto" Broncho when he is in  ���*&  fighting humor.  Now his hide is just as toughtas he is, and that part above his hips and back is the very  toughest and most pliable���it is the "Shell." '."������*  That is the part used to make the famous "Pinto" Shell Cordovan Mitts and Gloves.  Wind, rain, tear, rip, scorch and boil proof���almost wear proof.  Made only by .       '  Montreal  Winnipea  RH. GAR LEY; British Columbia Agent  t  RIDGE COAL  $7.50 Per Ton  Delivered  All orders must be accompanied by casb avjd should be forwarded  either personally or by mail to the office oi  W. P. TIERKEY, GENERAL AGENT THE NELSON ECONOMIST  GENERAL NEWS.  Crops  in  Mail it. I) .1   are    l;:teU\v-m'  this season.  The  Providence  Mining   cases   are  still before Mr. Justice Irving.  Charlie Burt is the proud falht r of ii  son. Thc Urlh occurred yesterday  nioriiiiiK-  Geo. McMillan was down from hi*  iron properties this week, and returned,  yesterday.  The Coulter case will come up befuiv  one of the Supreme Court judges ul  Vancouver .Monday.  Dr. McLennan was down" at Van  couver this week attending a mci-lin..  of thc Britisli Columbia Medical Council.  There will be a special assize court  held at Victoria on llic 27th of July,  wheu the Gibbous case will be taken  up-  Provincial Assessor Lucas is bacl.  from his trip to Calgary. Ho spent ll.<  past two or thrt�� days in the Boiindaiy  ���country. ./  "L  The crops in the Okanagan are said  to be looking remarkably well, the 10  cent rains having stimulated growth  to a remarkable degree.  According to the Kaslo Kootenaian,  there lias been a rich diec,n cry at tin  'Bilver Cup, and much ilewinpiiit��i>,  wyjrk la now lieing done.  Tile _l-8eliu.il senior Ut^i'wmv team i.  ��iGpurini( lo niiike a nip to tin.- Okan  agan aud expects lo play at IteVelol.ki,  lielowna, Vernon and K.ui.1ui._i.-.  The Cranbrook Herald announce.-  lhtit the forllafoiiiing. ceiel.r:.tii>u ji  Jabot; day at iLatplaie \\ ill be utie ol  the best yet l/eld in the Kn.'t.n;^ s.  W-G. Gillett-is lnaUsng a uuiuber. o.  ' boxes to be used in Dr. Hendry >.'.-, new  process for saving  gold values.     Thi  prbcess is now iu-use ul tl.e. JLU-'i a:ut  mine.  Itis announced thut the I.aFiancc  Mining Company will "increase theii  machinery at the mine, and piobabl_.  build a tramway to facilitate shipment  by way of Crawford Bay.  Goldhill appears to have a nii;iiiif>  excitement. According to re_ oris fnn,  (hat district, a splendid body of ore has  recently Li en sti tick. Tiie spe< inicns  fchow free gold lhe size of a grain ol  "tvheatr" " "-="  The Kelson, junior huros.-t (<-.- ni expects to piny ll.e llossland juniors at  Itossland nexlAVcdnesday. Tlu line-up  ofthe Kelson teiiin'will be piaclically  tbe tunic us that which |.l-.\��-tl .Ut���s-  Jm.d here on July 13  1 M   A  \ If U  rters for Souvenirs 1  JIayden Stevenson, leadii-.j: man o'  tlie Sheiman-riiitl CViiipan. , has 1 et i  /rrijuenlly mistaken for au Kn^li.-h  man on account of his aci-< nt. V.  Ihis Isa mistake. Mr. S rvt n>in i  not an Etiulislniis'ii, but \>as born un<  bred in old Kentucky.  In "The Stowaway." Low  riiiiniii!  at the Opera House, an oppnriunity i  given of studying  the ilillerenre  hi  tween the English and Ainirican inch  drama.      In thc Ann rican isiflmirain  there is nearly always a'' railway or .-  representation of some indu.-try peco  liar to this continent, while the Ji_.itj.-  lish play of tlie same character depeiu'i-  for its eirects on a sh'por a yacht. '\\\  melodramas   of both   countiics   hav.  usually   a   burglary   scene, and   it  i-  worth   noting (hat  the act  in w hie.  the burglary scene occurs usiiall> draw-  foith  the   unstinted applau.-e of  th<  gallery.  NICKERSON,  THEJ-wetER  BAKER ST.  AVe only ntilt ono Irial tninnke you onr ens  tojner. Flue W_iu.li Jewelry, upti.-a! st nil  Silverware rt-pnirin;: and evcrytliln^ in tin-  line. lteKSonable charges. U'.irk wiil ui-  froin outside Uivriis will reeei v.-1 tie .-nine care  H��lt personally deiiv. red. Iliilu-uli itjutin-  4une for other Jewelers.  �����?<. .->>��..*���<.*��������   +&++++++++++++++++++++++++4+n$+4++++++++  J +  %    C! I . �� ^ ���  +  +  t ���.��� ' !  s   * *        i  +      Our stock of Souvenirs  is   most  complete  and  comprises  a  ���  *  o  greater variety oi   designs m Pin?, Bracelets, etc., than  "we have  c  $  ever before shown, at prices lower than we have vet offered.  *  ��      .See our 25c pins.  \ PATENAUDE BROS. {  ^ Jewellers, Watchmakers  aiid  Opticians,     'Phone   293. ���  * t  +++++ ��+++*��+?*+++++++++�� *++++++++++*+++++++�����*���������+*+  IRVINE  GO..   LIMITED.  Ladies' Blouses  We Print  Letter Heads,  ^ BiH-.'Heads,  Saternents,  Note Heaas,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc.  The Economist  Complete Stock of Stationery  Orders by Marl Receive Prompt Attention.  '.-��'*  STREET,  NELSON,  B.  C.  We have just received the latest styles and designs of Ladies' White Blouses, Muslin, India Linen, tucked and  lace and insertion tiinimtd ; siy.es 32 to 44 ; prices 75c, $1.00, $1.25. 51.5c and up.  Ladies' Shirt-Waist Suits  We  have a large range of above goeds in all the  latest styles, including Organdv, Linen, Fancy Muslin,  Cotton Voiles, and  Crepe de Chine, Mohairs, 111 all colors; pikes ��4.00, $5.00 $6.co and$io.co per suit.  Ladies'Wash Skirts  In White Pique, White Duch, Linen, al shades, lace and embroidery trimmed, $r.5o to $5.00.  "J  Call and see our range of summer Muslin, Cotton Voiles���just the thing for shirt waist suits���from 15c a yard up.  TH�� BIG GASH STORE  t  * ��� IRON BEDS $4.00  agents MASON'RISGH PIANOS  ___ - Two second hand B^ll Pianos Pianos taken in exchange for Mason & Wsch Plauj?.    For Sale Cheap- One German make, Walnut Case, SIM.  One Square Top, ?150,  Complete   House Furnishers  fe Funeral Directors, Embalmers  d. G. BUNYAN, UNDERTAKER.  ���  Nelson Ooera Hous?  Sherman-Piatt  Supporting* Mr.  Hayiden Stevenson  A first-class company presenting  lirst-class plays Win. B. Sherman  maiipfier.. Just closed a three  nonth's eygag'cnieni at Sherman's  Jpera Hattse, Calgary.  i'.VIon.ay, luesday and Weiines-  day Nights  " THE' ��� HiGHWAYMAN'"'  f m]_mn:)  Thursday, Friday and Saturday  Bights  "MOTHS."  Prices: 25c, 35c, 50c��  Ki;:it.s   nn   sale   at    Opera   House   every  IIIOI'llllllllO u. in  60   YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  Send Us an Order for Your  Groceries, then Notice  The promptness of dull very.  Tlie elemniess nml fresliuCHS'of Ootids.  Tlie lull honcsl iiu-:isiii-o.  The quality of wnutyou set.  You will llntl iihiuuliint reason for sending  your fuluro outers.  This Week's Specials Are :  ll-lb Boxes of A 1 Cieamcry  llutter nt 27c  ])er pound.  Silver Spoon Tea, We j>er (AO.tind.  linjiili lii?ind l'ineapj.li', 2i>cperiln.'  Clarke's Itoneless C'hieken. 8Se per Uu  Joy's Cash Grocery  ���S'UGNEIS  Certificate of Improvements.  .   Under the Auspices of  e Nelson Agricultura  AND    .  industrial AssoGiafion  umbia  TO BE HELD AT  N E LSO  St  Nelson, B. C.  For Sale in the  amous Kootenay Valleys  Entries close September 16,  1805. For further particulars  address  I  can  sell-you Choice   Fruit   Lands in  io, 20. '40, 80 or 160 acre  blocks at  round   Floor   Prices  I do not offer for sale any- fruit 1-iikI tbat I have not personally examined. I guarantee every block to be as good as represented, and bar-'  ing sold a. large portion ofthe land now being brought under culture in  this disirict I would be safe in offering any tn.in bis money back with 10  per cent interest who is not satisfied with his purchase. Not oue would!  do it,because they ran double their money.  'RY��UI.IOfl   la ptuuiiuiy iniL.iibuu.u.    v-oiluumun.  llona strictly conlldcntlal. HANDBOOK on Patents  aciit free. OlUest aucner for securing patents.  Putcnte taken tl>roui:li Munn & Co. recelre  Special notice, without ohnrge. In the  Scientific Fmmm<  . Kitten (frnrtton:, 1) nnd Kdmv (fractfunnt)  iniiieial claims, sitntire imttie Nelson Min'1115;  division ��f Koolenaj- District.  W'liere located:   tinltnir Creck.nrtJ'oiiiin;;  liio'Old .Bill   (lot iS6:l) aivt   l'urker ^lot. 1U61) |  ilinei'ul eluiin.e.   .~ ..  Take notice Unit. I, .1. A. Kirk, nctlng as  ngi nt for .lohn Smith, Froo Miner's Cert IflCiite ,  ^(>. liTo.Tti", intenii. sixty diiys from the date  .hereof, ta upiny to the Mining Recorder  for 11 (Jerlitleute of Itiiproveiiienls, for Uie  I>nr|i��se of obtaining a Crowu Uruutof Hie  above etniins. ���  oC.hjm,     /x:-    ,.  And fnrtlier tnUo notictrtlmt notion, muler  Keel ion :17, imiHt be eomincneeil before Issu-  siiiee ofKUiHli Ct-rtitlcnte of Imiirovemeiits.  Dated this 23rd duy of Mny, A. D. 1S05.  J. A. KiKK.  Frank  Fletcher  PROVI-." --VL LANHaUUVKYOR  Secretary, Kelson, B. &  A Itwidsomel- Illustrated weekly.  ' ittim ot any solentlflc Journal.    _....    ..   _  year: tour months, ?L 8014 by all newsdealers.  aulatto      .    .Jjireest clr-  ' any scientific journal.   Tcrnm. $.1 a  montl>_, ?L 8014 by all newsdealer*;  ...... lCo.3��,8M)��iwa^- New York  Braucb Oflice. <B�� V at. Wasbiiiftoa. D. C, '  Atthe A.uctioiv'Mart S_t_rdiy"night at 7.30 o'clock.  ,    Another cotisigiitneiit has a.riv:fed of High-Grade Canadian   Made  BoOtS. '������������-.:"'-..  l>illld^ and MineralCliiiirisSnrveyed  anil Crtnrn Grunted  :7S-'-  I have ntee fruit lands across tihe lake- Grom Nelson, only one iuiT<_  from tire ei-tj^    I have choice lands in the Janmits \  Crawford Bay District, on'Kootenay Lake, on Kootenay River, o�� Slocan Rtver^on Slocan Lake, on  Arrow Lakes, oo Columbia River, Ln Fire Valtey and  Creston Districts,;  and several partly improved farms. Wildlauid su-fitable-for stock ranges  ahdjiinber lands tbat I bave cruised myself. Write tue for pamphlet  and terms of payment, and;  Don't  Buy  Till You See  Me  J. Greeh, Auctioneer.  r. o. Bo* 5i33     omee: Kooteuay st. Xeijiou   Eaker Street  Nelson." B. C.  ANNABLE  Nelson, B. C. :

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