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 VOLUME VII.  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1903.  NUMBER 2  Sir Job, MacdonaM's Wit POLITICAL GOSSI P  It has beeu said that Sir John Macdonald usually joked with a purpose,  unless ho might be talking merely to  entertain a friend in private. Many of  the dead statesman's jokes are still repeated omong his old friends at tbe  Federal capital. Following are a few  of the stories told by his friends :  Going  home one night, while  be  lived in  Toronto,  Sir John  met Mr.  L , the tea merchant, who, though  one of his many personal frieuds, was  a life-long Liberal. Sir John was a  little unsteady; and wishing company  home   said:   "L , I have known  you for twenty-five years, and you  have never given me a vote yet ; but,"  he added, as he took his friend's arm,  "You'vegot to support me this time."  Once afc a picnic his attitude on certain questions of religious bearing was  criticized. At that time be had in his  cabinet the late J. H. Pope, of Comp-  ton, Que., and J. C. Pope, of P. E. I.  "Why," said he, replying to the insinuations, "I am better ofF in that line  than even the Vatican, for I have two  Popes."  At the Provincial fair at Kingston,  in 1888, Sir John with Hon. Mr. Kirkpatrick and others were taken to see a  side show, consisting of the performance of some Viennese lady acrobats,  when Mr. Kirkpatrick asked, "Is thia  the kind of an introduction you give  us to an agricultural fair?" '�� Why, of  course," quickly explained Sir John,  "we always show the calves first."  a hundred rams of a new breed. He  had forgotten tbe name of the breed,  and while he hesitated at tbe word,  John A. suggested, iu a stage whisper,  "Hydiaulie rams!"  One evening Lady Macdunald and  Sir John were entertaining Sir Hugh  Allan, when Lady Macdonald solicited  from Sir Hugh a contribution in aid of  some church work she had in hand.  Sir Hugh hedged and pleaded inability  to give what she asked, but sbe good-  naturedly laughed oft the plea, and  told bim he could not take all his  money with him when he died. "No,"  remarked Sir Job n playfully, ''it wou Id  soon melt if he did."  The Hon. Sjdney Smith was a former minister who had charge of agriculture, but who was thought to be  rather deficient in his knowledge of  the subject. One day he was.'-expatiating on what the government were  doing in the interests of tbe farmer,  and was telling that they had imported  When Sir John went to Washington  in connection with the treaty with the  United States, the Canadian party  were treated to a boat ride on the Potomac. Sir John came early and alone,  and while waiting for tbe others to  come, a lady, the wife of a senator, fell  into conversation with him, when the  following dialogue ensued:  " I guess you are from Canada."  ���" Yes, ma'am."  "You'vegota very smart man over  there, tbe Honorable John A. Macdonald."  " Yes, ma'am, he is."  " But they say he's a regular rascal."  <c Yes, ma'am, he is a perfect rascal."  " But why do thoy keep such a mail  in power?"     ���  "Well, you seo, they cannot get  along without bim.'1  " But bow is thut? They sa}r he's a  reiki skalawag, and "  Just ibeu her husband, tbe Senator,  stepped up and said :  u My dear, let me introduce the  Honorable John A. Macdonald."  The lady's feelings can be imagined.  But; Sir John put Iter at ease, saying,  "Noav, don't apologize. All you've  said is perfectly true, and it's well  known at home." ���     "  N  ews of the  M  mes  Last week mention was made of the  revival in interest in mining. This  week it can be added that everything  points to a return to the prosperous  times of five and six years ago. As an  evidence of this, it is pointed out that  it is almost impossible to secure ahorse  ^atlany"of tbeliverystablesiirthe eityf  the demand for animals for prospectors  being so great. At Honeyman's foundry the men are working day and night  repairing mining /machinery and on  work that is required at once for the  mines. The revival is not only felt iu  the districts tributary to Nelson, but  the same reports come from all over.  Mines and claims that have been practically abandoned for a few years are  again being opened up and developed.  The news from Poplar Creek is that the  first reports were in error only in not  telling half of what has beeu discovered. It is reported from Kaslo that  business is reviving and that the merchants are preparing for a heavy fall  trade, all of which is pleasing iutclli-j  gence.  BOTJNDRAY MINING NOTES.  The feature of tbe political situation  this week is the activity the Liberals  are manifesting everywhere. Nominations have been made in a large number of constitiicnces aud preparations  are under way for conventions in tbe  districts where selections have not already been made. By some it is believed that the Liberals will gain an  advantage by having their candidates  in the field aftbrding the latter every  opportunity of making any kind of  combinations they May desire, while  others think that the three mouths or  more intervening between now and  election will exhaust the patience and  ammunition of tbe candidates and  their friends. It must be confessed  that the Liberal party is making good  selections, the men now before the people representing the strongest elements  iu the party. Ko doubt the same discretion will be observed by the Conservatives when the time comes to select tlieir men. The feeling isgrowing  that the Conservatives should not have  delayed their nominations so long, for  the one reason, if no other, that the  Liberal candidates will have the ground  thoroughly canvassed before the others  get in the field.  .There is very little new to report in  the local campaign. Mr. Lennie is  gaining ground, and Mr. Taylor is canvassing everyone regardless of party  politics. In the Ymir riding, Harry  Wright will get the nomination in the  Conservative interest. It appears he  has received greatencouragementfrom  many parts of the riding.  the electors there believe in practical  methods, practical people and practical  measures.  The time for registering of votes will  soon have expired. Is your name on  the list?  The Liberals of Cranbrook -will hold  a nominating convention on tbe 29th  of this month. '  Tlie Cranbrook Herald believes that  it will;l^e a longtime before Unpeople  of that district will elect a Socialist, as  The name of William Hunter, the  well known merchant, is mentioned in  connection with the representation, of  the Slocan in the Conservative interest.  Mr. Hunter's long business career admirably fits bim for a legislator.  An effort is being made by Nelson  Socialists to bring outa Socialist-Labor  candidate.  W. J. Snodgrass, of Okanagan Falls,  has been selected as the Liberal nominee for the Stinilkameen district.  The Liberals of. Kamloops district  will hold a convention on the 29th to  nominate a candidate.: It is probable  that the nomination -will go to F. J.  Deane. .''���''  contest Richmond riding in the interests of the Liberal party.  It is reported that Palph Smith will  re-enter provincial politics and that  the Liberal and Labor parties in Nanaimo have amalgamated their forces.  It is understood that Hon Robert  Green and Hon. Charles Wilson are  well satisfied with their mission to the  east on the question of better terms.  About 300 votes have been registered  in Phoenix already. The Phoenix  vote at the last election was 1C7.  Duncan Ross, of Greenwood, secretary of the Interior District Liberal  Council, has been through the Similkameen on an organizing tour.  J. C. Drewery, of Mayie, is in the  city. He is in the field for the nomination to be made at. the Liberal convention, which will be held at Cranbrook  on the 20th. He says Dr. King does  not want tlie nomination.  J. R. Brown has been nominated for  Greenwood in the Liberal interest.  P. Herman has been nominated by  the Skeena Liberals to make the fight  against Clifford. s-  The expectation now is that the  names on the voters' list tor the Greenwood' District will reach between 600  and TOO.  Some 800 voters having now registered, the, list for Kamloops riding is  not far from completion, so far as tlie  number of names in it is concerned.  A New Westin inater rumor says that  Mayor "W. H. Keary will be nominated  as the Liberal, candidate in New Westminster, and-J. C. Brown,, wheiohas  been, spoken of as likely to run, will  The independents ��� of Ladysmitb  have invited David Wilson, one of the  three discharged pit bosses, to run independent of all parties. Mr. Wilson  has the matter under consideration.  The full court has decided that collectors of votes can take the declarations of those claiming the right to  register outside of the province.  It is hinted that Fred Starkey feels  a trifle "sore" because some one ha*  not suggested his name as a candidate  for Ymir. This matter should be attended to at once.  According to the Slocan Drill, by  nominating John L. Retallack on Tuesday, to contest the Kaslo riding against  Hon. Robt. Green, minister of mines,  tlie Liberals have practically made a  free gift of the- election t07 the Conservatives.  JLyeo the   X. hirteenth  Right Rev. Bishop Dontenwell supplies the Vancouver News-Adveitrser  with the following short sketch of the  life of Leo Xirr..  Leo XI EI, Pope, was born at Carpi ne-  to, a town of 5,000 inhabitants, situated  in the Volscian mountains, near Velle-  tri, on tbe 2nd of March, 1810. His father was Count Lodovico Peeci,and his  mother was Anna Prosperi-Buiz. He  was tbe sixth child and was given the  nanies Joachim Vincent Raphael Lode-,  vico.  When he was eight years old he was  sent to the Jesuit's College in V iterbo.  There he made his First Communion in  1821. After his mother's death, in 1824,  lie was sent to reside with his uncle in  Rome. There he contin ued hisstudies  in the Roman College. He studied Mathematics and Philosophy and passed  two successful examinations, one at tbe  Rome College and the other at the Roman University or Sapienza. He then  studied law and diplomacy at the  Academy of Noble Ecclesias tics.  On March 14th; 1837, he was named  Prelate of the Pope's Household aud  Referendary of the Segnatura. The  same year he was successfully ordained  to 'th e sacred orders ending with Priesthood on December 23id. He was  named Delegate to the Province of  Btnevento, a part of the Papal States,  on February ,15th, 1838. then infested  with brigands. In three years the Province was completely regenerated, under his firm administration.  On June 17th, 1841, he was transferred to Perugia, where be performed tbe  the same efficient work as In Bcne-  vento. a        :������..,  -  On January 27tb, 1843, be waspreco-  nized Bishop, and , on February 10th,  following, he was "consecrated under  the title of Bishop of Dainictta in Par-  tibus Infidelium.  .He was then sent as Nuneio to Belgium, to the Court of King Leopold,  and resided in Brussels. After a residence of some three years in Belgium,  he was named Bishop of Perugia, and  CHERRY CREEK IS RICH  So Says Frank Fletcher, Who A Base Attack on the Catho  TRIBUNE AND RELIGION  Since eight furnaces have been in  blast in Boundary smelters, requiring  more .men at the mines generally,  there has been a scarcity of men for  mine work. Tbe quotas are gradually  being made up however.  A claim near Eholt that is attracting  atSeTi tlbh^is^the^B^ulder^u iTdef"leasc"  *����� Mike Tebo. It has two shafts, 12  and 15 feet deep, all in ore, and the ore  body on tbe surface has been uncovered  Tor 1,300 feet in length.  On the Queen of Sheba claim in  Deadwood camp, Geo. Andrews is taking out some fine looking ore. He is  now down to a depth of twenty-five  feet iu an incline shaft. The ore lies  between two well defined walls of lime  and porpbyry and gives every indicn-  iou of permanence. L. A. Smith of  Anaconda, and Geo. Andrews own the  property. '  Has Been There.  An Old Silver Prospect, That Was  the First Mineral Location  in British Columbia.  YMIR MINING NOTES.  Vlioenis F lom-er.  Recent information from Fairview is  to the effect that the New Fairview  Corporation continues to employ between CO and 70 men in its Stem winder  mine.  The third furnace has been received  from Spokane at the Sunset smelter at  Boundary Falls, and a force of men are  now at work putting it in place.  So far about ten cars of ore nave been  shipped from the dump ofthe Morrison  mine, Deadwood camp, to tho Mother  Lode smelter. It is expected that about  1,000 tons will be shipped altogether.  Last Saturday was the nnniversary  of the shipping of the first car of-.<��� re  out of Phonix, the event occurring July  11,1900. Since then the Granby mines  have shipped a total of over 7S0,000 tons  of ore.  From the last car of ore from the E,  P. IT. mine D. W. McViear received  $2211 net, or an average of $ 110 per ton.  After paying all costs he had $120o  clear. There are ten men employed on  this property.  lie Priesthood.  The   Tribune's   Intolerance    Condemned by Catholics and  Protestants.  Ymir Sllrror.  "Work has been started on the Gold  Cup, and indications are that it will  prove a great mine.  It is reported that a stamp mill has  l��een ordered for tbe Pilot, ami that  within a eonplc of weeks it will be  working full blast.  The Wilcox mine Is making wonder  Ful progress. The stamp mill is working like a charm anil there iis an abundance of ore in reserve  The Canadian King, near Eric, bits  resumed work.   The mint- wns closed  down some months ugn in con sentience  ;oi* trouble with water, but il is now all  right.  SLOCAN MINING-NOTES.  ���o Sloetist Drill.  Sandon mines List week shipped GO  tons of ore.  A dearth of minors is reported all  over the country.  Slocan ore shipments are slowly  climbing, being new a Utile in excess  of 7100 tons.  Some very fine specimens of ore are  being shown from the Bachelor, on  Twelve Mile, on which some work hits  been done.  Frank Fletcher, P. L. S., has returned to the city from the Cherry  Creek country, where be has been for  some weeks. This district is situated  between Fire Valley, North Fork of  Kettle River and Cherry Creek. The  present operations are. on the Cherry  Creek slope, consisting of the Cherry  Gold Mining Co. and the old Mona-  sliee mine, and about forty men are  employed. The camp is 47 miles from  Vernon and about 35 miles from Arrow Lake, and is easy of access. On  the main Cherry Creek, placer mining  was carried on 80 years a go and considerable gold extracted, and lias been  worked more or less ever since by  Chinamen. The valleys con tiki n ft good  deul of excellent land and considerable  range country, capable of supporting a  large number of settlers. The mineral  outlook should be very good, but tbe  country lucks prospector*, and has  only boon run over, principulty by a  few men from the Kooteimy country.  Prospects giving good value* have been  mpt with' over a large area.  On Cherry Creek-is sitimSed an old  stiver prospect, one of the oldest, if not  the- oldest, mineral locations worked  in British Columbia, in the old Crown  Colony days. A small .quantity of ore  was packed via Hope and shipped to  Swansea, which gave very With returns  in silver; but nothing very satisfactory was discovered, nor could it be expected from the work done. With  present work going, no doubt considerable attention will ho drawn to that  section. On one location Jlr. Fletcher  saw ft large outcrop showing a very  high percentage of bismuth, which  might be of high commercial value,  'Hie Cherry Crook Gold Mining Co.  yet high high values in gold on their  prospects.  THE LATE DISCOVERIES  Richest Territory   in British  Columbia. -  A gentleman signing himself "A  Conservative and a Catholic," writes  The Economist iu reply to the unwarranted attaek on Catholics by the  Nelson Tribune. The communication  is not published for the reason that  this paper has no desire to give publicity to anything that will arouse an  intolerant spirit iu the community,  but it can be' truthfully said that the  sentiments expressed by tlie Tribune  in no way reflect the opinions of Protestant Conservatives. The latter are  not apt to forget that many of theshin-  ing lights of their party were Catholics. The names of Thomas D'Arcy  Mc-Qcc, Sir George dirtier, Sir John  Thompson and others couid be mentioned in proof ofthe fact that after all  religion cuUi only a small figure in a  man's political opinions. It is to be  deplored that In th'orfc enlightened days  an attempt should be made to transplant narrow religious prejudices from  tbe eastern rural districts to the free  and liberal west, where a nnui is generally supposed to accord his neighbor  tbe privik-ge of taking unmolested  whatever road lie may choose to the  New Jerusalem. Lot us revile each  other to our heart's content ubout politics, but. for the Lord's sake, leave religion;) fanaticism to the dervishes of  the eastern desert.  Fred L'eters, K. C, Victoria, is still  an inmate of the hospital, bis condition  showing little improvement.  After looking over a number of sites  the recreation grounds committee have  de-.-idecl Hint the most desirable one is  tlie present "locution. It should not be  adillicull matter to arrange with the  C. P. B. to secure enough additional  lots to increase the grounds considerably. The city should act in conjunction with the agricultural society in  this matter.  John Devlin Tells About What He  Saw During His Visit to  Poplar Creek.  '^Klin^Gr^evlin^h^s^just^returdiBct  from a trip to Poplar Creek, where he  remained ten days. During his 'visit  there he made four locations between  Cuscade Creek and Poplar Creek. Mi.  Devlin believes that this is the richest  territory in British Columbia. He has  prospected in every portion ofthe province, and asyet bus not come across  anything as rich as what he saw during  his absence. Of those who struck it  rich, perhaps Henry Magnusson bsia  been tbe luckiest. He located three  claims with a two foot-ledge, the roek  being literally covered with gold. On  the east side of Magnusson some men  from Trout Lake have a three-fool  ledge also heavily impregnated with  gold. Mike Carl in lias made a licb  strike, us have many others who have  gone in within the last few days. As  Mr. Devlin was coining out he metiiT-  teen Spokane capitalist* and a lot of  prospectors on their way in.  It lias been discovered that the rock  with which one of the culverlson tlie  Kaslo & Slocnn railway is filled contains ver3' high values in gold, Every  cll'i.rt is being made to discover where  the material came from, bntsofar without success. The conductor who bad  charge of the construction twin wlit-u  the road was being built has long since  left tbe country, and there is no one  now in that part of the country wlio is  able to tell anything about it  | was called back to Italy. At the same  time he was also named Cardinal, but  owing to the death of Pope Gregory  XVI, his elevation to the Cardinalate  did not take place then. He took possession of the See of Perugia, on July  26th, 1846, and from tbat moment gave  all his energy to the wise and energetic  government of that important diocese.  During his occupancy ofthe Episcopal  See there the Pledmonteseinvaded the  Papal States. Owing to his energetic  protest against the usurpation, he was  imprisoned by the Piedmontese.-<���  He was created Cardinal on December  19th, 1853, by Pius IX. On September  2lsfc, 1877, he was named Camerlingo',  with residence near the Pope. He became also member of several of the  Roman Congregations which assist the  Holy Father in the Government ofthe  Church.  Pius IX died on February 7th, 1878.  The Conclave for the election bf the  new Pope waa immediately summoned.  Sixty-two Cardinals met on the 18tb of  the same month, and Cardinal Pecci  was elected to succeed Pius IX, by 44  votes out of 62, on the 20th. He chose  to be called Leo, being the 13th of that  name. He was crowned on March 3rd,  following, and took possession of St.  Peter's Chair as the 2C3rd Pope.  During tbe course of tbe present year'  Leo XIII celebrated his 93rd birthday  his 60th anniversary as Bishop, bis 50th  as Cardinal and his 25th as Pope.  During his long reign hewrotenum-  erous encyclicals on Philosophy, Theology, and Social questions. They were  most timely and they indicate the genius of the Pontiff. He was really a  'UJuaaen'ln Coelo"���a light in the heavens���by the lucidity of'his doctrine  and the power of his eloquence. Many  of his predecessors may have equalled  him, few have surpassed him, in merit,  while probably none equalled him in  the number of years of bis mortal life,  and in the number of his subjects���var-  . iously estimated at between 250,000,000  and 3OO,60O;0OO souls.  L  P.  ocal::aadr..;:jrtovincial  George Tburman and Robert Elliott  were over to East Kootenay this week  on a abort prospecting trip.       \  The Provincial Mining Association  directs attention to the fact that tliero  are now twenty branches in the province, and that other points are seeking  information with a view of organizing.  An appeal is made to all branches to  put forth every .effort to increase membership iu hope tbat the president's  ideal of 12,000 members may be realized by tbe first of the j-ear,  As- is pointed out by the Victoria  Times, the victory of the Vancouver  lacrosse team over the celebrated New  Westminster bu nch of stick handlers  should have a strong stimulative- effect  on the game on the Mainland. The  succession of victories which had  crowned the efforts of the BoyalCity  p layers "f6TlraaiTyryears~pisfc7 'tlufseries.  of championships they captured, were  palpably disheartening. In fact, it became monotonous, this overwhelming  superiority of the team from the banks  of tbe Fraser, an das fur as the Island  was concerned it was a contributory  factor to a decadence of interest. Saturday's game, while not definitely establishing for the Vancouver aggregation  the championship, appears to have  broken the spell which a world of assiduous training,a devotion tothesport  and an all absorbing pride in their  achievements had worked Tor the New  Westminster team. It will m>doutedIy  spur the victors to keep tuned up to the  same pilch, for relaxation would prove  ratal. It will have a corresponding  eflect on the champions, and consequently the nest struggle between  them shot)Id be one of the greatest  battles in the history of provincial lacrosse.  John Keen's personal opposition to the  Hon. Mr. Green in the Slocan, by making much of Mr. Keen's position as  President of the Provincial Mining Association, tbey will do that body the  greatest disservice. Once connect it  with Provincial or Dominion party politics and the Association will certainly  aiM"that speediiy- be-reut-in- twain���  This warning is by no means unnecessary under existing conditions., The  Mining Association ought to have no  connection whatever with party politics, and its position is being already  weakened by the persisten t attempts of  a few to entangle it therein.  During his visit to Fernie Premier  McBride looked into the lock-up accomodations there and promised to  have more room added at once and to  have the sanitation of the building improved as well.  A large summer hotel is to he erected  at Golden, B. C, by the steamboat  company which operates on the Colun>-  bia river.  The following is ihe standing of the  Coast Ijticrotwe league:    .  J'lay��)U. Won. IaJsI. To I'lit.v  iViincoover. 1 l U -l   ���  Wi-Him luster * I a 5  Ylclorlu 3 I) :t .'��  It is expected that an early movement will be made lo Incorporate Laily-  -Hitnith as a city. One cause of this is  the need ot'a public cemetery.  There are now 550 names on the Slocan riding list.  Tbe Rev. P. EL McEwen has resigned the p-���-' ' ;,*c of the Kniauut-r  Baptist Church, Victoria, as he finds  It impossible longer to carry on tbe  work and also act us superintendent of  bis denomination's missions in this  Province. He vacates the pastorate,  but continues the superinteucleney.  The News-Advertiser expresses the  opinion that if the Inland Sentinel, of  ICamloops and other Liberal journals  I>ersist in their attempts to support Mr.  The following from the Slocan Drill  is respectfully directed lo the attention  of the Nelson Daily News: "The Lilt-  erals are making their light in thls-  province chiefly upon tb^j record ofthe  Lati ricr governracn t at Ottawa. Well,  let its see how that record benefits the  working classes. Who was'it permitted  the' Michigan seal;* to be imported Tor  the Payne mine four years ago ? The  Laurier Government, Who declined  to enforce the Alien Labor Ant and so  enabled the Missouri hordes to be  brought into the Bossland mines,.two  years ago ? Tlie Laurier government.  Who sanctioned the calling out of the  militia to Steveston during the fishermen's troubles on the Fmser ? The  Laurier government. Who is it that  repeatedly and persistently disallows  the anti-Asiatic legislation passed by  tbe legislature of this province? J The  Laurier government. Liberals don't  like to ponder on these things and  would have workingmen forget them.  But no; tbey are to be remembered,  and their remembrance "will prove the  death blow to Liberal aspirants in the  Slocan riding." THE NELSON ECONOMIST  The Economist  Published, every Saturday afternoon at  Yernom Street, Nemos, B. C.  $1.00 Per Year in Advance  Advertising rates made known on application.  All ��3ianges In advertisements to insure  Insertion should reach this ollice not Inter  than Thursday nt 12 o'clock.  ���"When change of address Is required. It is  deslr<iljJetliatl)otli the old address und tlm  ji cwl>e given.  Atklrcssitfl communications, "Publisherof  The Kelson KcoUojcist.Nelson, 15. C."  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  Manitoba has sent to the Laurier  government a message that cannot be  misunderstood. It ivas delivered in  the most effective manner and reflect.-  in a. marked degree the opinion of tlie  West. Moreover, it is tbe forerunner  of another message, which will be sent  from British Columbia on the evening  of October 31. The return to power of  the Eohlin government by a decisive  majority is also a tribute to the aggressive railway policy so wisely inaugurated by Hugh John Macdonald  three years ago and carried out by the  leader wtio succeeded him. Manitoba has learned a lesson that other  provinces might study with profit, and  tbat is to look after themselves, and  not place any dependence on the government at Ottawa. That government  is too Okucli occupied 'providing ollices  iOr a horde of hungry orii..'e-seeUer* t;.  giveany attentiou to tlie \y:mts of-the.  people. It relies cutin-ly ou its est-  pacity for bribing-" :..lhu electorate as' si.  means of maintaining itself .in oflice,  ignciing statesmtiiisliip and ability to  govern tbe country on lines that would  win icspect and lhe ondoraution of the  electorate. Sir AVilfrid Laurier Lias  listened only to tbe voice of Hon Clifford Sifton, aud he may now realize  that the opinion of the West in no  way coincides with that of his blind  guide. Tt is believed that a general  election will take place in the autumn.  If so, the Laurier government will find  that its support from the West has  dwindled into insignificance. The  Liberals have had their day.  The death of His Holiness the Pope,  removes not only the greatest power in  the most potential religious organization in the world|-but also one of the  wisest diplomats of the age. In litatii  respw-ts Pope Leo XIII. was the most  extraordinary man who ever ruled  from the Vatican. Aged though lit  was, he kept in close touch with the  advancement and progress of his ds��y,  -niiilby-carefulHitvesti^iitionHH-was^cn-H  nbled at all times to Assimilate politict.1  science with tli�� fundamental trull is o:  his church. 13y his modi-ration in religious matters, be 'gained for himself r.  place tn the afleetibti of all religious do  iiouiiuatiouH, and as the end drew  near, he commaiultd the sorrow anil  reverence of the whole Christian  world.  ii in ns( realizing that it would be in execrable taste and the cheapest kind of  cheap advertising to use their own columns to trumpet their virtues to the  world. Gold Commissioner Renwick  has probably written more editorial  matter for Nelson papers than any man  in tbe Kootenays. Can tbe oldest Inhabitant of tbe Kootenays remember  that at any time during tbe periods he  had editorial charge of a paper the  name of Mr. Renwick appeared in the  editori.il columns of that publication?  And il is tbe same all the world over���  the editor avoids as much as possible  the use of his own name iu his paper.  Not so, with Mr. Houston, however.  Flo indulges in the most fulsome praise  of himself six days a week, to the disgust ofthe readers ofthe Tribune. Mr.  Houston will probably return next  week, when wc will again r.'ad ofthe  wonderful achievements of John Houston, tbe writer of tbe paragraphs pos  sibly not realizing that his repeated  references to himself are laughed at  outside of Nelson and nauseating in tlie  extreme to every reader of tbe paper he  controls; although, by the way, there  are others who are claiming that tbey  recently called Mr. Houston down on  a matter of policy.  contributed so much towards keeping  in power. Mr. McBfide's government  had nothing to do with it, and is in no  way responsible for its dangerous condition. If anyone is to blame, it Is tbe  government with which Mr. Martin  was so closely allied.  The Kaslo Kootenaian last week devoted three columns of its editorial  space to The Nelson Economist.  The Kootenaian does not attempt to  disprove much that this paper has  said, but uses various extracts as texts  of sermons to prove that the Hon.  Robert Green is not a good man. If  we wanted to set the standing of any  man in a community wc would never  think of consulting his sworn enemies.  The Kootenaian has never been  friendly to Mr. Green and its opinion  of that gentleman should not be regarded astiltogether unbiased and conclusive. From other sources we learn  tbat there is not tlie slightest doubt or  the'election of Mr. Green, which conflicts somewhat with the statements of  our old and esteemed friend who dictated most of the editorial matter in  the Kootenaian last week. However,  Mr. Green has more to fear than the  editorials in the Kaslo paper. When a  detective is called in to investigate a  robbery at a private residence he invariably turns first to some member of  the household in the hope of discovering theculprit. Mr. Green would do  well to keep an eye on some of his political household.  Those who talk so much against the  employment of Chinese as house servants know very little about the subject, surely. It is next to impossible  to get a good servant girl in Nelson. The dearth is not alone iu the  An account of the work done by the  colonial troop* entertainment committee in amusing the Canadian contingent  In  19(10,  Strutbeomi's Hor.-*e and thi-  CenlTal Africa regiment in  1001, and  the coronation troops in 1902, has just  been published. Out of a total of ��S. 108  ^subscribed there is a balance of slightly  over��3,000.   Of this sum ��2,000 is to be  invenlcd for the future entertainment  of visiting colonial troop.-; ��700 goe.-  tovranls the cost of a memorial in Si.  Paul's of those eolooi.ds who died in  tbe war; ��100 towards entertaining tin  colonials atBisley, und the balance ol  ��20!) towards a pieae of plate for the assistant secretary und treasurer.  In the absence of Mr. Houston tin  Tribune ia being edited by Mr. 11. T.  Lowery, of the Kew Denver Ledge.  This accounts for the fact that the i taint  of John Houston does not appear ii.  every line in the paper. The proverbial  modesty of editors is absent in Mi.  Houston. Kditors as a usu.il thing  avoid printing their names in their papers, und only do so when tbey can uot  passably avoid it. There are many mei  ���who have run papers for years without  the name of the publisher once appear  hardworking "general" such as she is  at home or in the Australian colonies,  who is difficult to procure at any time,  but in all kinds and classes of women  who-assist the mistress of a home to  lighten ita labors. There always has  been a decided aversion a-uing bur female population to becoming domestic  servants, and the outlook for those who  require sueh services is by no means en-  co.imgiti<r. This is a thing thut is  growing all over tbe world, and it may  be put down largely to the result of education, the growth of factories of every  description and tho increased facilities  opened up on every bund for the employment of women. Tho average  Chinese servant isa hundred times better oil* than tho average slavey in England, where a girl can't have a "sweetheart" or any friends to come and see  her iu the house where she is working,  and where she must work sixteen bom's  out of twenty-four, whether well or ill.  There is a good deal of inconsistency in  those who prate,about theciuployment  of Chinese and ask " what will we do  with our girls" when "ourgirls'' won't  go out to service.  Rev. John McDotigall, who knew the  Northwest well, long before it became  a part of Canada, feels sure that Canada can easily assimilate the cosmopolitan people flowing in there, says the  Hamilton Times. He himself has seen  the Doukhobors, with 500 years of slavery dragging at their heels, trail into  the great west, and in three or four  years thereafter he has seen those men  and women stand erect as free Canadians. Remembering when men in  the Northwest lived almost exclusively on fish and buffalo meat, Mr.  McDougnll has endless faith in the future of the country. He says that if  not a grain of corn were to be raised,  it would be vastly wealthy in the cattle, the sheep, and otheraniinals, which  could, and are, in fact fed in it. lie  has seen from the hilltops half a million of God's cattle spread out on the  plains. Then tbe climate is such that  human life is abundantly healthy and  men and women grow strong in its  bracing air.  Our New Stock of  WALL  An "Elector" writes the Daily News,  that he hopes the Liberal party will be  successful, and that,"it will relegate to  obscurity the hungry vultures and  fawning fossils that have infected the  civil service ofB. C. for so many years."  What about the "hungry vultures ami  fawning fossils" who are waiting for  the offices to become vacant ?  Perhaps it is only justice to a deserving nian to explain that the Del.  Smith who eloped with bis typewriter  from Rochester, Indiana, and is now  living in Victoria, is not the editor of  the Ymir Mirror, who is not that kind  of a person.  The Liberals are very much interested in the selection of Conservative  candidates. It is only natural they  would like to have the weakest men  for their opponents.  Robert Green beat John L. Retallick  in 1898, and there are any number of  people who are willing to stake a few  dollars that he can do the trick again.  Already preparations are being made  for the Nelson exhibition. It is expected that thousands of strangers will  be within our gates on that occasion  and hoped that the event will realize  the anticipations of its promoters.  Limited  FOR HOME USE  Tn our many years' experience as practical druggists we  have learned to prepare a number of different, family remedies, some of which we have now been selling for ten years  or more to our customers. These are not patent medicines.  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T  EXTRA SPECIAL  f  Canada Drug and  2-  Book Go's Stores.  rovincial   JTress  "^HSrryWiMghti^neeOrding to some reports, Is willing to run in Ymir providing his expenses are paid. This is  much better than asking :i bonus.  Tt is suspected thnt. Hie reason why  A. J. Marks Is devoting ao much attention to floriculture is to be rejuly at ull  times to supply his political frieiuls  with bouquets to throw nt themselves.  Premier 'McJtrMe hsis returned to  the capital well satisfied with his visit  to the Kootenays. No confidence ia  violated in saying- that he found Conservatives everywhere ready arid anxious for the tight.  For the information of the Kaslo  Kootenaian, it is stated that the leading lawyers of the province are a unit  in pronouncing the conduct of Attorney-General's department as being the  most efficient in tbe history of British  Columbia. ���'  CrcmlH'odk Herald.  The Socialist docs not take to the intelligent workman <>f to-day.  I practical farmers possessed of suiTU-ieut  l means to fjive them a start here.  Vlioenis Pioneer.  That story from tbe east about a lead  famineisbouW"-raaUe-Hploasant-reading.  to the Slocan and East Kootenay silver-  lead mine owners.  Foi'tSteeloTrospector.  Reports from all quarters say that the  IIou. Richnwl MoTJr'nle is meeting with  a warm reception from the voters of the  province. He is not only going to get  his party vote, but will get the vote of  many Liberals, uud at this time in tho  campaign tho return of the McBride  government is assured.  Revelstoke Herald.  Chris. Foley and E. Bums, junior,  one'proposed ns a Liberal and the other  as a Socialist cuiididatein tho coming  elections were naturalized in Vancouver  the other day. Both were originally  English, became whitewashed Americans aud now have come hack. But  they will neither be elected. We want  Britishers first, last and all the time.  Mr. Martia isgoingaroundtbe country striving to stir up trouble for the  McBride government, and as usual he  is nob particular about the methods lie :  em ploys to a<e unplish the end'. The.  otln-rtlny ho visited JEuurne. in Richmond constituency. A few days after  a-com plaint went forth that the government was neglecting the Lulu Island bridge. Tins bridge was built.by  the McLean brothers, the particular  iiij; ia either the editorial or local col-  friends of tbe government IIr. Martin  There never was a more hopeful feeling in British  Columbia than at the  present time.   In every portion of the,  mining districts the demand for prac  tieal  miners far exceeds the supply,  AVith a season of uninterrupted (level-!  opinent and  the industry practically  assured of freedom from strikes,  Brit-J  ish Columbia will once more attract  attention as a grand field   lor invest  meat.  Local merchants state the volume if  business for July this year so far  greatly exceeds that for the same  month last year.  Armstrong Advertiser.  In the Okanagan district���the garden of British Columbia���evidences, of  progress and prospority are to be seen  on all sides. The advent into the district a coui>lo 6f months ago of a goodly  number of tlio very best ^high-grade  stock, im lulling cattle, horses, sheep  and hogs, shows that the farnurs here  arc prosperous and have confidence in  the district. Q,uiteu numberof settlors  have already eoinc in this season from  Manitoba and the Northwest territories  and other parts. The newcomers arc  of a elasss to be successful in any locality iu which they might take up  quarters.    TUey are, for the most part  Vancouver Xews-Ailvertlspr.  We arc inclined to think that after a  perusal of the two letters addressed by  'MrrBlair-lo-Sii-Wilfrid-Iiatitici'j'niany  persons will hold the opinion that llic  matters mentioned in thoi-e communications as the ostensible reasons for  Mr. Blair's retirement from the Cabinet, are not the only grounds that impelled him to take such action. The  ex-Miuistcr states th.it matter* intimately connected with bis department were discussed between the Premier and other ministers without any  reference to himself, and in his speech  on Thursday last he rather ostentatiously referred to lhe pleasant relations  which had existed between himself  and "some" of his colleagues. Wc  must wait for further explanations.  Kootonai' Mail.  The immense estimates of the gold  wealth ol* Cariboo, given by such reliable authoriticsas J. B. Hobson, manager of the Cariboo Consolidated, and  W. F. Rober^oii; provincial mineralogist, show that sVction to be one to war-  ran-Ah c best atteiflion of the government in securing its efficient dcvclop-  nient. We notice the district will suf-  for seriously this season from shortage  of water, owing lo the light fall of snow'  last winter. It would bo well if some  means Could be di vised of bringing an  ample supply into Ihe richest suctions  of Cariboo; and if that country contains  a fraction of the wealth estimated the  government would.bu amply justified  in undertaking an extensive work of  this kind, charging the. hydraulic or  other mines tiding the water a tariff  sufficient to 'reimburse the provincial  treasury for the expenditure incurred.  T  (j,    This whiskey will please connoisseurs.   It is a high grade  well- "V  ��� matured spirit of excellent bouquet and except for age, is the same ��>  ? quality as Dawson's Old Curio (Over 20 years old).  1 CASCADE BEER  * BEGS'S LOCHNI  be!g?slocheni��ar E. Ferguson & Co., N e I so n, B. C. *f  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Hazel wood Ice Gream  McDonald's Confectionery  Baker Street, Nelson  E. K. STRACHAN!  Plumber and Gasfitter     |  Estimates Given  on General  Plumbing, J  Sewer Connections, Etc.  Baker Str^tTrrear^Ward^StreetrNelsonr���^  JUST ARRIVED  $  Of the Latest Fashions  Scnk-li Tweed*, Landslide Strathconn,  a.j (I Itulwarp Surgi's. a line Hue of  Puiiliiigs of lususl Btj'les.  Prices tosuit llic tlmcti,  CSi'.l iniil sue them.  lohn Smallwood  MERCHANT TAILOR  Ward St., next new P. O. Bldg., Nelson  SeiiMachines and Pianos  For Rent and for Sale  Old CuricsityShop�� Josephine St�� Nelson  Notice To Delinquent Co-Owner.  r To Dun Faliner", I" ftiiy person or per-  .��<Mis to whom lie Jimy lisive transferred his  interest in lhe "Alversunie" nnd ������PU-frim"  mini-nil claims, siuuite on the Divide ol'Bird  nnd 19 creel' .��,Xelsou Mil.lug Division of '-"est  ICooteniiy: ...  You and each of younre hereby notified that  I lnive PX|<t*mled two hundred dollars in  labour una improvements upon the ahove  mentioned mineral claim in order to hold  said mliiuml claim under the provisions or  the Mineral Act, and IfwttljInSO dnys from  I he date nf this nut.lee.you fail or efuse to  contribute your proportion of sueh exp^ndi-,  tore iojiether with nil costs of advertising  your Interest in said claim will become t 10  property of the subscriber, under Section  4 of ;m Act fiitit led "An Act toair.end the  Mineral Act. tWO."  C4TIEKRINET DKMAIKB.  Dated this 51b day of February. 1363.  Notice To Delinquent Cc-Cwr.er  To (juoi-|!u Kowel 1 or to whomsoever be iw\y  liave transferred his tn teres tin lhe "NoM-ell,'''  -���lUilili'ei- Klajr," "TiiinurucliV and "Annieti."  Mineral Claims, situate on "White Grouse  Mountain, Goat Kiver Mining Division olT  Wcsl Kootenay District.  You are hereby notified that wo hove expel ded for assessment work and recording  fees on the above named Mineral claims for  the past tnree yours the sura of Twelve linn-  dred and '1 hirty (S1!!SU) Dollars, In order lo  bc.ic the said cluin.s under tht 'Provisions ot  the Mineral Act, and If within ninety days  1'. 0111 the date of this notice you fail or refuse  to contribute your proportion ol" such expenditures together with the costs of (advertising,  your Interest in said mineral claims will become. I lie." property of tin? subscribe! s under  the provisions of Sect Ion four 01 tbe''Mineral  AM Amendment Act. 1900."  1 luted ut Ne ison, 11. C. this 27th day oi Msirch,  191)8.  ���Hl'dll SUTHEHI/AJTII  .ToIIJf AVTON Gll'.SOM  ii.H.K 1:1.1.  CllaVHI.KS U. lioi.3ii:s.  iH  SI  ���H  u  0  ESSEQS9  tfizsc  >  -a  UMH  > >i  19 THE   NELSON"   ECONOMIST  ifi'-j'.yfiJi  T  he  octor's vJffer.  Therft -was onco a learned doctor -who  had studied long and hard, but in Ou-  cnguano, "where he had settled, no one  had faith in him. Meeting him always  with a book in his hand, the Oncugu-  anese said:  "That doctor knowa nothing���he is  Blways studying. If he studies so much,  it means ho haa need to learn; if he  Deeds to learn, it means he doos not  know; if he does not know, ho is an ignoramus."  A doctor without patients is like a  lamp without oil. Without other resources, forced therefore to earn a living hy hook or by crook, up to this time  the poor devil had not been able to pay  even for the water he drank. He decided tliero would have to be a change, so  one day he managed to spread abroad  through all. Oucuguano the report that  his scienco was so sublimo and nil now  erful that not only could he heal tlie  siek���mere child's' play���but raise the  dead as well; a miracle of God, surely.  And this miracle he promised to perform openly in broad day in the graveyard amid the multitude.  Few gave credence t.o the report,.yet  even the incredulous said: " We will  let him attempt it anyhow. JjC-t's see  him. at work���the proof of the pud dine;  is the eating. He may succeed���lie  reads so much, and nowadays such  wonderful discoveries arc being made.  If he succeeds, we will applaud him; if  not, we will hiss him out of the countryside. Let him bring a man to Jile  again and we will say he is the cleverest  doctor we .have ever had."   .  Finally it was settled that on the following Sunday, at the stroke of norm  in the eemetryof Cucuguanothedoctor  would raise it man from the dead���nine  or ten, some old women went so far.as  to say.  That Sunday, long before noon, the  graveyard was as jammed as is the  church on Holy Buster day. True to  his word, on the second stroke of the  hell appeared the doctor, all in black.  He elbowed his way to the steps of the  central cross. Tliero he saluted the  crowd, spat on the ground, blew his  nose autl began:  "My dear friends, I have promised to  bring one of your dead back to life. I  intend to keep my word. Be silent and  listen to nue. It will cost me absolutely  no efl'ovt to raise from the tomb Gias-  como or(.!iovanni| ISaiuiir.u or lielta,  Aioadeo or Simone. Sluill 1 raise aim-  one? Sirnoiie���what was his last ntiiueV  Simone L'apaunaro, who died of pleurisy a year ago?"  " Excuse me, signor docttre," said  Cutenua,poor S'nnone's widow. "Certainly he was a, line fellow. He made  me very harpy, and I will mourn him  as long as 1 have eyes for tears, iiut,  pray, do not bring him back; lor, you  see,' toward the end of the month I'm  to put off mourning, and, to please my  family, I'm to marry rasqualone. The  hiin ns- are already published, and I've  accepted the presents."  " You did well to tell me, Oatenna.  Then I will raise Nina Caiota, who  died Candlemas day."  "For lieaven's sake, slguor aotcore i"  cried Giacomo Carota. "Nina was my  wife; we lived together ton years���ten  years of purgatory, as all Oucuguano  knows. Let her stay where she is, for  her rest and mine. What a peppery  temper, doctor! Obstinate as a mule,  lazy and quarrelsome and slovenly and  ragged 1 And that is not all. Wasteful,  and a tongue���a.viper's tongue���that  would have set St. Joseph to quarreling  with tho Madonna. I might add��� But  that's "better left unsaid."  ������^"-Yetrmy 'dear-fellow"���z==^,x=-_a____  "Excuse me for interrupting, E?gno3  dottore. A new broom sweeps clean.  Nina left me three brats, who certainly  do not take after their father, and as 1  could not handle them all I have married again; so yon see it is useless."  "Well and good. I can conceive it  would be martyrdom to have two wives  in the house. Ono is more than enough  sometimes. Then whom shall I restore  to you, my dear people? I must find  eome one. How about Master Pietro?''  "Ah, my poor father 1" cried a voice.  "May. God rest his soul. A good man  ���was he. But don't bring him buck,  pray, doctor. He who wished so much  to sea us a "united family would be  heartbroken to find our affairs iu sueh a  muddle. After a dozen lawsuits tbo six  of us���four sons and two daughters���  have finally divided the property into  sis little strips. Each of us has a swarm j  of  children, each of  us has to shift for  himself. There is not oue of us who hai  anything to spare."  "So it cannot be?"  "No. If you should bring him back,  we would havo to mako up a little income for him among us all. Only the  times aro so hard, doctor, you know.  Tho silkworms dou't hatch woll, noi  spin when they do; tlie vines aro diseased, tho grain is thin, tho olives are  wormy, thero is ao rain, tho taxes are  heavy"���  "Enough, we will let Master Pietro  sleep on. But I Lava not como here to  string beads and to have tho crowd gape  at me. Tell me whom to raise."  "Ghita���bring back Ghita, my  Ghita," cried a poor old woman, weeping liko Mary Magdalen.  "No, no, doctor, do not wake her,"  interrupted a girl. "Oh, uo, pretty  creature, it's all well she died. Before  she left us she told ine nil. "We dressed  her in whito and put a wreath on hex  lair till she looked liko a bride. Leav*  tier in holy ground. The man sLc loved  deserted her for some one else."  "Poor Ghita.   But you must admii  you are making it hard for me.   t!6 pn\V"  an end to it all I will bring back Grin  galetto,   who cbolced to death eatiug  codfish not a month ago."  "You must not, you must not," cried  Lina Paparero, wringing hei hands  "He sold me that vineyard of his on  the installment plan. For ten long years  I've been paying in hard coin far more  than its value, aud now.would yen have  me begin all over again? It's not fair,  wgnor dottore."  '' What a state of things. But we  will let that go. I will now propose one  who left to mourn him neither brother  nor sister, wife nor parent; one vvho  left only a blessed memory, an example  of all the virtues, and his little savings  to tho hospital���I mean your good  priest, who loved yon. so well, whom  you regretted so deeply, who made, you  remember, such a dreadful journey to  tho other world, seeking, poor pilgrim,  his Cucuguaneso in every corner, even  in yawning hell itself, not missing a  single one.  Shall I restore him to you?"  "No, no," cried various devout members of the flock. ''No, no," addedLena  Russolina, tho mother of the congregation. "Ho was old, poor man, and deaf  as a post, so much so tha* at confession  he always absolved us of sins we had  never committed. Leavo him in glory,  especially siuce V. e now have a young  ana nearly curate. Ho is as good as a  saint, he sings like an organ, lie preaches  like a seraph, and ho swims'with the  current. "'���....  "What's to to done? I'll try some  ouo else. I see over there a littlo white  wooden.crosa Tho harebells seem trying to hide it; "tlio tall grass is almost  on a level with it. You can read that  that narrow gravo holds a LO-monbhs-  oldhaby. True, it seems half a pity ta  bring the tender soul back to this world  ���"to bear���what, you have all -been-hearing. Still, if you wish him raised, say  but the word and I will display my  power."  "Signor dottore," whispered a wrinkled crone, "that littlo one is ours,  alas I lam the; grandmother. My daughter had not yet weaued him. Ho was  just getting his .teeth, when suddenly  ���ho died. But God "took him from us.  God's will be done! Now there is an-,  other babe at the hrcast. God knows  what ho is doing. What he takes with  "onodiand-Hho-gives-baeknHwith-tho other..  My daughter couldn't suckle both, and  we are too poor to put him out to  nurse."  At this the doctor "burst out: "Enough  for today, if not too much, indeed I  Since you won't havo tho .miracle now,  I will perform it on another occasion.  Only I beg of you to agree beforehand  on the person to.be brought to lifo."  And he strode away.  From tbat memorable Sunday our  doctor has done wonders in Cucuguano.  It is truo he does not raise tho dead,  ���but he saves tho lives of toe sick. The  Cucuguanesej now fully trusting him,  Bay, "If ho did not fulfill his promise,  to tell tbo truth, it was uot his fault���  it was ours, for we wished to leavo our  dead underground, "���Translated For  Arconaut From.the Italian.  WADDS BROS.  p  H  Vancouver and Kelson  BAKER STREET. NELSON,  B. C  HelsonTent &Av^nlngWorks] |  All kinds of Canvas Work   made  to order.  Also  Clothes  Cleaned   and   Repaired.  Boyington & Ross,  257    BAKER    ST.,    NELSON  tJ��^  Merchant Tailor,  Tremont Blki  Baker St, Nelson  THE YOUNG "WIDOW  '    Sin Emi'Aitn Aknoi.d.  She in modest, but not-bashful,  . Free junl easy, but notlwld ;  I.Ike the apple ripe and mellow,  Not. too young and not too del;  Huiriiiv-itiny, halt" vepulslny;  Now ntlviiiicliiK, and now Miy;  There i.s mischief In her dimply,  There is danger In hev eye!  She has studied human nature;  Sue is schooled in all her arts;  She lias taken her diploma,  As a mistress of all hearts:  Shcean toll tho very moment  When to sigh and when to smile ;  Oh, a maid is sometimes dmi'iuliix,  Jiut a widow all the while !  Are you _��d-."   How very serious  Will her handsome face become !  Are you angry ?   Hhe is wretched,  Lonely, friendless, fearful dumb !  Arc you mirthful?   How lier Innghler  Si Ivor sound ing will ring out!  She can lure und cateh and piny you  As the angler does tlie trout.  Ye old bachelors of forty,  WJio luive grown so liuld a nd wise ;  Young Americans of twenty,  With the lo\-e look In your eyes;  You muy practice all Ihe lessons  Taught by Cupid since the ful',  Jiut I know a lit lie widow  Who could win and fool you ull.  BALUADE. OF A FRIEND.  _%, friend,.a ctuain.t.and prudent frienil,  It is my happy chance to meet  As on my daily -wcilta I wr-nd  Through dust and drizzle, cold and heat.  To my salute upon tlie street  Or in the shop or at the door  His lips immutably repeat,  ���I'm fair to middling���nothing mara,**  Of stature tall, he's prone to bead.  His face is patient and discTeet.  A subtlo charm his manners lend.  He is composed from head to feet.  His glance is keen, his garb is iioat,  Bis beard is long and lliiu und hoar,  And is this phraso his one conceit:  ���'J'm fair to middling���nothing moref"  He's oft absorbed, I apprehend,  . In thoughts of some polemic sheet  Whose-view he labors to defend  Or strives to controvert and -beat,  His intellect is clean and s-veet  And quick and lucid to the core.  From his reply there's no retreat���  "I'm fair to middling���nothinj mor��l"  ENVOT.  As pure.aa gold, as good as wheat,  His answer I do not deplore.  I love to l-.eaT, when liini I meet,  "I'm fair to middling���nothing morel"  ���A. T. Qcbtunan in Boston Transcript.  Oovernmeut Secret Ccj.es.  Every government and almost every  department has its secret codes of sign.?,  .figures or words devised by s'omo clever  code composer for na-, in tho transmission' of messages of supremo importance  and with regard to which secrecy is oi  vital consideration. One which, is said  to tie tho cleverest of all those now in  use is employed by the United States  state department. It is. called the  "sphinx." Tho "sphinx" v.-u.s devised  by! one of the officials in tho state do-  partinen t and;is as^suscsptiulo to changes  as tho'combination locXc safe. Him-  ���dreds of messages havo been sent by it,  and it defies all attempts to nu ravel its  meaning by those -unacquainted  witli  Somo Chestnut Conclusions.  There haa been much discussion as to'  how tho ,hoTso chestnut tree derived its  name. Somo scientists havo declared that  It is so culled because of tho shape of tha  leaf, which resembles u horse's hoof. Thia  resemblance is particularly marked ��� near  the intersection of tho twigs. liufc other  equally learned men havo asserted that  the prolix " horse" simply means largo or  coarse or strong. Hcnco tlie name horse  chestnut is duo to tho size of tho nut the  tree bears. In tho sitaic manner horse  leech, horsefly, horso laugh, horse souse  =andj_orae_acfehjiavojuy^m^tu^ whatever with tho annual, but denote Bizoor  strength  Ouglit to Seo Ht�� Brother.  Teacher (to a scholar with a very dirty  face)���Jimmy, I think you are just about  as dirty us any boy in the city.  Jimmy���You'd ought to scoiny brother.  Teacher���Docs your brother have a dirty  face oftcner than you do?  Jimmy���Well, mother says she don't believe he's washed his faao si.-\co he gob ib  ���Truth.  ���MS*  ^  h-t Cbut.; ms", for r.hrca jnonUi.r v-oi.-l.trshin. N  ft--. CfcHt��P;iJ"* for r.hrca jnonUi.r v-oirl.trshi  i.J Eiic!; inb:.t:;orrccuivustl|.jcillcl.i'.cl:  Ka,r  or-iii ��v  every iiiunMi.i::cltid!^;:Gyi^ccson;i^li-cl7:i:;vOv.ut [5  und iin.u*amout:il new uicl.o 0.7..I\ jr.oi.lh, 18 b  g TA '��� ������'��� in ttlli :iiso :i IX-rtiacstte a I Mr.:a!>>:t-iOii;> '  ��� \\\i;o' - i>',xss tlio iirivilwge of Clul* l?.'iain ii  Yorl   -    sicul  priu,  eli!  morn than ;<rar money'swcrtli. 'MvrBAI. ' 'TKE-  ���tM-iilvaic Ciani, Dept.     , 150 Nasaao r a l.V.  jOHM  f\ficLATC;HlE  Dominion znd  Provincial ��  Land Surveyor  Op.B-C. Customs House, Nelson,  ' Ai  Nottigham, England.  Navy Gut Mild, Medium and Full  Navy Mixture.  Navy Cut Cigarette  Tobacco,  a   Pedigree Tobacco, Navy Cut  ^Cigarettes.  Tobaccos and Cigarettes are Second to None  %t  WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTING AGENTS FOR WESTERN CANADA.  eeton & Co., L'td, Victoria, b. c  V5&  -.-*1  MONTREAL,  Sole Manufacturers of the "Pfnto Shell Cordovan" Gloves and Mitis  R. H.CARLEY.B_C.Agt.  GENERAL BROKER  One seven-rooined house and  one three-room house  for rent.  Three  dwelling, houses for sale on easy terms.  One  Lot on    Stanley   street,  Hotel for sale at a bargain.  opposite ^^ SEE ANNABLE  OEMAKER  Boots ana Shoes made to order. Invisible Patching  a Specialty. Only Union Men Employed. My stock  of fine ready-made work Lowest.priced in,the city. /  NEELANDS' OLD STAND, BAKER ST  Bartlett House  (Formerly Clni-lce House)  The best SI per dny house in >T(��1koii.  None but white help employed.    Tliebrir  he best.  G. W,   Bartlett,   Prop  Corner Mill and Josephine  Sts.  Price List till further  Notice.  ..llic.  ..15c  ...Ific  l-2J_o  TowatnpR, 2 cans   Coni,])��r on 11 ���   illoirliigs In U>miito.sL\uc!.-.   ICi l>|xrc(I Herring ������'���������  irreueliSsirilinois, per win...-   DiivLlleiUInni, 2 liir_c ��ms lW   upitr I'lonf   Veal 1,011 f   Vnti (Jump's Tomato Oiitxnp, per hot.  Lutuiti TiniKin.-. per trim   Curui-il liet'f, 2-lb can :::"-'  SliHius'sir ��hjf on 11 -���"'  Milt! l-iLi-cn's .Lilly l'oivilers, - \iU^i 2ik-  LV.vlr.li'1'i'.-i..Ioy'slil'.'iiLl, per  Hi,   !Ut! :uv(l  ���"*!��!  (Jo'l lijc, 1)01- lb '���!���"><������ "-,,t-��licl ���|tl,:  Osllvlc'8 UiiUKiiriun l-'Uiur, 100 lbs Si.73  (JnsKso A niiicUwull's LUispberry .Yli-.cgiir  per kiot...' :!:;c  VaiiCniviji's I'oil' ��i��i Hcans, per cun, l.ic & 'i'ic  .arm  .:!Uc  .:!.iiii  SMOKE  THE   CELEBRATED  BRiAR   PIPES.  I f j-r>i! iiro nol Siilislted i\-i th the fromls y�� r  iijociL-y will lie rcl'iuuled.  MiU Orders Promptly attended to  R   G. JOY, PlEtSON, B. C  IN!  )\  A. large stock of Milliner}- and  Ladies' Out/.ttings.  Also Ladies' Hair Goods.  MRS. ENFIELD  Kext Store to Hudson   B��-y Company  sJP^  CO  UJ  a.  <  o  ?'  5  <  hi  UJ  3:  H  o  hi  O  GO  -��� "                          -                         '���    ,     ���  Letter Heads,  BM Heads,  Statements,  We Print  Note Heads,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  ii              -  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  ! yiA\  A/y-'  \jy\yiy  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson  TneTconorn ist  Complete Stock of Stationtry  Orders by Mail Receive Pro mpt Attention.  VERNON    STREET,   NELSON, B.C.  West Kootenav Butcher C  0  Wholesale and Retail  Ueulersln  W. G. Gillett,  Builder   and   Contractor  Estimates  ^iven on stcne, trick  and woodwork.  Brick and Lime for Sale  Camps ^v'Aied on shorten  notice and lowest prices.  Mail orders receive  careful  a Nothing but  fresh audi tiffif the Wal lace -Miller Cn��� Melsen  Fred. J. Squire  Touts unrl Awnirif."- ina<lc nnd rc]>.tlrerl.  ClutliliiK elcuiiMlan<l mended.  wliolesome meats and supplies  "kept in stock.  L C. TRAVES. Manager  JOB     PRINTING      AT  THE   ECONOMIST   OFFICE  ,;��� 11 -f\  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  The Victoria and Vancouver hotels  are crowded with tourists and the tally-  ho is in great demand.    A very large  Baymond-Wbiteomb excursion is included in the number.    Very many ol  the tourists passed along the line of tin-  C. P. B., and a little surprise is expressed tbat some of them were nol  sent over the Arrow Lakes and into  Nelson.     The explanation id made in  certain quarters that last year when  these excursions were being made up  the   C.  P.. K. people  could   not   get  any  answers   to their letters to the  Kootenay Tourist Association and were  compelled to cancel this portion of the  proposed trip of the tourists for the  year.   If this explanation is a true one,  it has been a most unfortunate thing  for Nelson and other Kootenay points,  -where the scenery is generally admitted  to be the grandest in the world.  Eyeache and  Headache.  Eyestrain  causes  both.  Drugs  relieve  only  temporarily.   Pro  perly adjusted glasses remove  the cause and effect a  permanent cure.  Satisfaction guaranteed.  ��?J&.&JR��S>'  GEJ8ESALLEYE0ISEASES.  ISFLAMEO ETES. SCALES Ori UOS  (.[.ANULATION ETC  Patenaude I  Opticians  Baker   Street,  The   shipments'    of    ore    passing  through Kaslo for the past three weeks  were as follows:  Tons  IsN'. Itamblcr to Frisco ��� II"  l?^'3fe- Kuthto'Meteon. ��� ^  "'vf Tayne, zinc to Joplin,Kansas...  4!>  ���f' Bed Fox to Nelson ������ **  L Antoine to Nelson��� - 41  American Boy to Everett..... 21  MILLINERY  SAILOR   HATS  2Sper cent, off  Trimmed Pat Urn rials  llAl.F PltlCK  /VSAAMWWW  DRY GOODS  SEE OUR  LADIES'WHITE  ANO  COLORED  SUEDE LISLE  WASH GLOVES  . Ladies' Muslin. Lawn,   Organdie  and Silk  Blouses, ,ve are selling at liberal discount.  All Muslins, Dimities,  Lawns and Summer  Organdies at reduced prices.  Children's Print Dresses 50c. each off.  Infants' Muslin and Silk Bonnets 25c. off.  Ladies'      and     Children's    Ready-to-Wear  Straw Hats to clear, half price.  Men's Felt and Straw Hats at reduced prices.  Men's White and Colored Regatta Shirts in  the latest styles.  Men's Cashmere and Lisle Half Hose, 25c.  per pair.  Men's Balbriggati Shirts and Drawers, 50c.  each.  Men's Silk and Wash Ties, Stocks and latest style Neckwear, reduced prices.  Waiters', Cooks', Barbers' White Duck and  Linen Vests, Aprons, Coats and Bar Vests at  reduced prices to clear.  Total..  ...440)_  The Mikado will be given here exhibition week under tlie auspices of  the Nelson Operatic Soeietjv The  cast has not yet been completed but it  ia confidently expected that the production will be quite as good us tlisit  given here a few years ago, which is  naying a great deal.  At .Revelstoke, .July' 22, Charles A.  Prosserand Miss-Anna Carey, of Nelson, were made mail and wife. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Father  Lardon. Mr. and Mrs. Piossci- have  many friends iu Nelson who "will extend to them tlieir heartiest congratulations.  The Nelson board of trade should  lose no time in-pressing upon the government the necessity of rectifying the  mail service to the Lardeau. Nelson  cannot afford' to lose the trade of tlie  camps now ripening up there.  LACROSSE.  Fernie defeated Lethbridge at Fernie  last week, the score being 10 so 1.  A Nelson lacrosse team will play  at Rossland next Thursday. The team  has not yet been selected.  Nelson players are getting in some  good practice these evenings in anticipation of several important matches  within the next few months.  ft is expected Nelson and Rossland  will compete vvith one of the coast  teams, probably Vancouver, at the  Rossland celebration next month.  The S>uri8 lacrosse team will play  Nelson team ou Saturday August 1, and  the following.Monday. Souris at oue  time had one of the best teams in Manitoba, and from all accounts the aggregation to play here are able to hold  their own any place.  The clearance sale now going on at  Fred Irvine & Co.'a-has been a great  success.  J. Henry, a business man of Ains-  Worth, was ih the city this week. He  reports that recently a large number of  men have gone to work in the mines  in that camp and that the prospect? for  the season are bright.  What Fred Starkey told Premier McBride is now public property, but lio \v  far he succeeded in'convincing Mr. McBride is another matter. -.There is considerable discount on lib assertions in  this community.  Vancouver has already two or three  bouses of amusement, nut some enter-  --prising gentleman is about to build another, in which a stock company  will  play the year round at popular prices.  The Nelson city band treated a  large audience to a concert at the corner of ward and Baker streets last  night. This musical 'organization  shows marked signs of improvement.  Miss Eva'M. Ilunie camo up from  Victoria Thursday evening. Previous  to lier departure from the .capital,-her  schoolgirl friends gave her a hearty  send-off.  Miss Mabel Irving, who has been  "visiting with her uncle and aunt. Aid.  and Mrs. Irving, of Nelsoif, for some  time, has left for her home in the East.  This has been another good week :it  the hotels. Among the nan es on the  registers are those of many who arc interested 111 the mining industry.  The reason WI13' Fred Starkey refers  to Premier McBride as "Pick," is to  show the public that he and Mr. Me  Bride are old college chums.  Patenaude Bros, have added two  more men to their manufacturing department.  The American- Rare Metals Co. have  purchased a site upon which to erect a  smelter ut Kingston.  ; 'In pyrssing take a look at the Simplex  pianolo now in the window of the  Canada Drug & Book Co.  Venerable Archdeacon Lloyd, rector  atlluntsville and Archdeacon ot Al-  goma, is dead, aged 65 years.  Prof. Gagnicr, aged 90, a St. Catharines musician of much prominence,  was foiiud dead in bis Led last Saturday.  -^The-Iongstandingloekowtof Calgary,  carpenters lias be*n brought to a close.  ���The lockout involved a loss of over  $100,000 to men and contractors.  CONSERVATIVE PLATFORM.  I Adopted nt Revelstoke, Sopti-mlicrl3ili, 1M)2. |  1. That this convention reiillirms the policy  of tlie |jurty lu in a tiers ol' luuviiiuuu rouds  and trails; the ownership nail control i.f railways 11 nd the development 01 tli�� agricultural  resources of theprovince as UiiU down in iho  plsiu'orii'i iidoptc-U in October, 381.9, which i.s as  rollouts:  ���'To uetlvily aid in tlie cor.stiT.clku of  trails throughout the undeveloped portions  ot" Uie province a nrtl he 1> 11 ildiugof provincial  trunk roads of public necessity.  ������ to adopt the principles of government  ownership of railways in so I'm-as lire circumstances ol" tlie province will admit, and t ie  adoption ofthe principle tliat no bonus snou Id  be granted to nny railway com puny which  docs not give the government of the province control of rated over lines bonuscd, together villi the option, of pin'tiuitse.  "To actively ass-ist hy suite slid in the development otilie agricultural resources ot'lhe  province. ...  2. That iu the meantlme a.tul until the rall-  ���way policy above bet forth tun be accomplished, a genera 1 railway act he passed, giving freedom to construct rallwaiys under certain approved regnlsitions, analogous to the  system, tliat. lias resulted iu siien extensive  railway construction in flic ITuited States,  Willi so piucli .advantage to trade and commerce  3. l'hat to encourage Hie ruining industry,  tlie taxation of metalliferous nil lies should oc  on the basis 01 a jptrceuluge ou the net pi o-  liis. ���������'-.-  4. That tlie government ownership of telephone systems should be hrouslit about una  linst step in the ucc_ni8iiionur_.uoUe utll.ti.es.  5. Thiil. a portion of every *o<il urea hereafter  to be disposed of should be I'l'served from sale  or lease, so that stnte owned'mines may be  eiiKlly accessible, ii their operit-tiyu becomes  necessary oratlvisable.  ti. That in tlie pulp land leases provision  should be rnnduloi reforesting and that steps  should be Uikcu tor -the general preservation  of lorcsts l>y guarding ngaiiiat Uie wasteful  destruction ot timber,  7. That tlie legislature and government ol  the province should persevere ju 1 he ell'01 l to  secure the exciusiuu of Asiatic Labor.  8. That the inaiterot betl er terms In tho way.  ol subsidy and upuiopriulloi.s for 1 lie province should shomdlie vigorously pressed upon the Dominion goveniiucnt^  ���tt. Tliat the silver-leua ijidustiics ofthe pro  vince Leldsteicd und encouraged by the imposition of Increased customs duties on lead  and lead products imported into Canada, and  that the C'cnservatn'o ineinheis of llic  Dominion. "House be urged to support- any  motion introduced tor such a purpose.  10. That tis Industrial-disputes almost iu-  viirlauly resu it in grtat lore and injury both  to the purties oircctly concerned audio the  publiclcgislation Bhould be passed to provide  means for an amicable adjustment ot such disputes between employers and employees.  11. 'lhatIt is u<lv isuble to foster the nianu-  factuic of lhe r.nv products 01 the province  within the province au fur as practicable by  means of taxation on the said raw products,  subject to reLate ofthe Baaueiii whole or part  win 11 manufactured in Urltisli Columbia.  CARRETS, OIL CLOTHS, RUGS, ART SQUARES,  At prices extremely low.   A large assortment to select from.   Ingrain Carpets from 40c a yard  FRED  BURNS   BLOCK,  BAKER STREET  The Most Nutritious Br eakfest Feed in  the Market and a H cme Product.  ALL GROCERS SELL IT  The Toronto Telegram believes that  Sir Wilfivd Laurier must have a wonderful constitution .tosuccessfully combat tliat ill-health which pUiys such  fearful havoc with the politcal lives of  his colleagues.  William J. P. Gray, representing a  JJulI'ulo refining company, whicli has  secured 4,700 acres of mineral LtU'Js sit  North Frontcnae, has been telling  Kingston i>eople that his linn expects  to open up the mines and erect a  smelter there costing $130,000.  It. J. Clark, MissS. A. McI-port, Miss  A. H. McLeod and Miss Robertson,all  of Nelson are registered at the Badminton, Vancouver.  An attempt is being made to arrange  for a balloon ascension and a parachute  jump for the exhibition.  Frank Teetzel was r.nt of the hospital for the first time to-day.  A son Wits born  Dill last Monday.  to the wife of A J.  T. E. Wilson,  ibe coast.  barriblcr, is  visiting  The latest advices from Australia  state that heavy rains have fallen in  Victoria, ami a considerable portion of  New South Wales. Tlio waterfall has  been so considerable that Australian  authorities consider thcmsel vessafe in  saying tliat the long drought is broken.  This will open tlie way for a recovery  IVoin the depression, which has \)TH-  vaile I in tho Australian Commoii-  wealth for s�� long. The rains will be  of immense benefit to the mining industries, which, although they have  held up remarkably well under the depressing lat-k of water, have nevertheless felt it severely. We look for a revival, not only in milling, but in all  other business, and congratulate our  Australian friends on their improved  prospects.  Land Applicaliss.  CONSERVATIVE CONVENTIONS.  At a meetingPf Use executive of lho Provincial Cciifciivutire Ai-soeiutlon, held ut  Vancouvor, llic-jncvlnce wuo divided into  live divisions l'or oi-giiUixiitluaiivrpbBcij. Tlse  Kootunuy-Uounclary division is luuue upm  the folloAi-iiiE piovinelsil ekction distriels:  -lttvelstelse}���Oi'-iiiiubia,���Kei-ttk-.-^Cranbruok,,  Tinlr, Kuslo, Kloiau, Grand l'-orlts, oroen-  w-ood, the Uity ci' llossUiiid mid the City oi  Kcihcn. a\t tlio siiinc mi ellng the rollowing  resolutions were ud��iptLU:  1. lhat vonvciituum lur iiominatiiig caiulid-  lltes lor mi. in burs ut'lliC! lOjjiBlsllive iisscmbly.  lo niu<icu_> iHduU-ifiLlts I'liisscii as l'ollu\v.s:  (a) In cuy c-leetorsil dislr eta, onu ilelegate  (or every Hlly ami every true lion oiii ft y voles  ixilltd ��t tlie I'Vuvilieiul elcuilon Uoltl in 1'JUU,  and irtliL-<.itj is divided 1inu wm'ds, the pro-  ]>orllou ol di'lecaien for L-arli. ��ard shall be  fcascd oi tlie vote (tolled i u cacti ward at the  last tiiunii-ii>al elteUoil,  (b) lu oiler _l�� c-torltildlstrlctF,one delegate  fur ev�����!���}��� tniy or tract ion ol Mlty votes pullcu  ut the i����ovniel��l election held in l'JOu, the  deleyates lo boniiportiiiiiedlo i>oHlnii jilaeos,  or us ucai- thereto as will l>e lair to the voters  of ihe ilill'ei eat neighborhoods.  ���2. The election oi (U-tcgiLU's flialHieal public  niCL-tiiigii, l.eutsit �� di signaled tcmiiil plaee  in eiieli pulliii_: division.or In eaeli wtrd in  city eli'cionil di&irliits, it'tlic��iiy in divided  lino ���winds. At sui-li public meetings only  Ui use who pledge ibciiiKClvcB 1o vote lor ihe  (iindiduU'. or taiidiclaUSHeletli d at the iionii-  nutliig ctiiiveulioii sliull be eM.ltleil to vote  lor tlel'-gaUit.  H. 1'tvu -M-ecks nolltc shall be given of 1 lie  imblicinietlunKiil wlileli dele-gules ure elected,  uud n(��iiiiii:illi._ eoiivi'aHoua kIiuII be held in  city eleeluiul dl��lrl��lst\vo ��lsiy-a ul'U.-r thu d:iy  un whleh delegiites ure clccl(4, and in other  electoral dint nets seven duys inter. Allnoini-  uulloim throughout Hie- inovlnee lo be made  al �� designated eeiUral piaee I n tacli electoral  dlHii-itl, utid ou lhe siiiiie day.  4. All nuUeusol tlie iluteol imlllc meetings  for ihe election ol" Uclegutm lo noinluutliig  eoiiveuUoiis, ii. e upjioitisuiiiieut ol delegates,  und Uie liltiee a ml uule (.f noiuinatiii^ conventions- in the severul cleeloiul' districts  shall beintniitd by llic. mi nilier ol" the executive oi'tbe division in which lhe cleutoral  district* anv s-iinuli-, and iysued over lln:  luiiuewoftliv jiiisitidit i.Ji��l secretary ol'the  Vroviuciiil Coinseivutivc Asi>i>e.vt:ou.'  $6.75 PER  DELIVERED  All orders iniist'Tpe accompanied by cash and should "be��� forwarded-  either personally or "by mail to the office of  W. P. TIERNEY, GENERAL AGENT  A airerixig; cirthe jii.viceU'1 t-sctutivc will  he held at Vanci.uvi-r within a yiontli, und  I he iliitc i"ol' holding district iioniluiitin;; con-  vetitlous M-ill tbcu be Used,  1U1IN HOUSTON,  President ol the rruYlncinl.  Uniiscrvitl lvc AsKoeiiition,  Nelson, June St li, IWjS.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Kniernld No. 2 Mineral C.'lnim, siuiate in  I lie Selsou Mining Division ol' \V eat Kootenay  District.  Where Icc-nlnl : Al llic pnnnnitnt- the head  of .fj ami Huiniiiit Ureeks, suijoiuinjj th<>  .Shainlon   Maiciad   rli.iiii.  Tako notice  that 1,   l<i'��iii:ikl  >I. iraedon-  nld,  l-'nil    Mlnbi-'s   certui(sile    iSo.   lioS.-Ul",,  Inlviul      sixty       dn>'H       iriim       the      dale  Th'rt.v il'iys afb-r dale. I intend to :ipp!y to i hereof,  to apply  to the^'lnlii-r Recorder l'or  Ihe i;!ii'el'L).Jiiiini.aNi(>ni..ri,r r.:ui.is and   Wci-Ioi ; n. m-rlifn-iilc   of  iiiipn.i-i-iiu-iiUs. tor the pi  Nir tin- fiilloivii-.ir land: Ciiiiiiin-iiulnjr at si  post :it the iii.nli-we.st corm-r nf Inl s:;S. Ol  Kootoiiny Ihvlriel-, Iheiiee due wc*l 111 trhiilns,  I hence sont h -lo eh.. Ins. thenci- enst lo cl-.ni n*,  lliei'ice north 31 long w��-Kt boimdnry of lot SC">  Ul, lo point oi" eomineiiceiiii'iit, conlainiti^  WA) acres, 11. JS. Fi.iri CUBii.  kelson, 25th July. 3S03.  r . ���' ":   ��  "Now is the Time to pick yenr Caipets.3EdX]no]ei-ms just tefcre llcuce-cleeii-  'ingv    We carry a very large aSEOiiment, patterns, very ]atest.    See c-n.r Go  caris rangiijg in prices from $3.00 1o'$S0.C0.  'urniture Dealers and  Undertakers  Notice to Creditors/  IX   THE   SUI'ItKME COURT OF .liRITISH  coLuamiA.  IN THE OOUnSOJ'RKOIIOK.IOICN   SMYr.V  NEW-  I.AHD,,m.:CEaV.SKD.  Notice is hereby given that vin's,,n-ot- 'to  ("hnpter lS'.tjectionai. ol the lU-viscd StiiUui.e  of British Collimliia, 1SH7, thnt tlio crotlitoi-s  and others luivliifr elninis n��niQBt. ssiicl dr-  ceased, -who died utlUillido, In the County ol"  Erie, StHtedfJTew York, on-or almut. thu latli  day of June, 1302, tire reiinire<l on o'r.helVirc llic  i")lh dny of Atijrust, 19014, losoiwl by post, eho-  pnld, or deliver tu Mpsbis. ICIllot. it Lennie, rr  the City ol'NelEon, 15. (I.,solicitors lor I lie  ndmliiistr.ilors, with the Will annexed of the  host Will nnd Testament.'of tbe s:i id decciLsed  their CliriMiiuiniKlViirniiinet!, nddicsses nml  deBCriiitioiiK, tlie full | iirlicoiars ol' their  clniniB. (lie Klnt.tiient. of llielr ;ic<-niniLs nnd  tlie iiiiturc of Uie Jitcurilics, if any, held hy ,  llieiu.  And riirtlier-inlM) notice, tltntiift-er kiiiiI Inst,  mentioned dute tliowiid administrators with i  thi! will annexed will procci d to distribute!  the iwsctK oriho <lprc:iKed unions the ]Mirlies  entitled thereto lutvinjr rcjisiid only to lhe  clainiB ol -M-ltieli It shull then liav��- iioMoo,  und Unit thesikid ndiniiiltttnilni'siv-ith lln-will  annexed will not he linlilo for thc-snid jisaotn  oriiny imrttlicreof losiny iwrsoii or persons  ofvlioKe claims noliee shnll not Imvu heen rc-  cel i-c-U by It nt, I lie time of micli  distribution.  Dated tt,i��SlHli day of June, A. IMSttt.  Kht,ior��_. 1,i:;;n_e  Solieitori! Tor lite Sliriioso1>i J oh ii <fcTrust Co.,  -Aiimiiiist.uitnrs ivlili   tlu' Will annexed of  John George ferny ly Ktivlaiirt, (hei-sistd.  COFFEE CO.|  Coffee Roasters  ; Dealers In  j  Tea and Coffee  1     We aro ofleri ii" si t Unvest. pricey the host E  i grades oi Ceylon, Ijidisi, China nnd Japan f  Tens. '  Our licst Mocha, and Jnvu Coffee per  pound S   "10f  Mochn mill Jsivn niund,:j pounds  I 0(1 c  Clioii-r IllendCotl'ec,-I pounds   1 l/UJ  SpeeiiiI Intend OuUV-e, l> pounds  I li0|  Kio Mli-nd Colt'ee, li priumlK  1 CU?  Specinl Weud (Jiiylon j-(si, per piund.    ;-.U j  Fire, Life, Accident, and Sickness Insurance.     Real   Estate,  Loans.   Etc-  Having purchased lhe .Agencies hitherto conducted by Mr. A. R.  Sbenvcrd v-e 1 eg to ar.ucuirce lo Cliei.ts lhat we will giA7e prompt and  careful allenticii to any biif ir.ess entrusted lo cur care, at our offices over  McArthur's Iruiniture Store.  A TR'fiL OR5ERS0LfC:?ED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CQ.g  Telephone 177.  P. O. Box 182.  A'EST     BAKER    STREET,    NELSON j  ih ju. .a.- gnr:rj.wgqatTwv.HIH.��jn.^.���j,rl  Mortgage Sale.  Undo- nr.d hy virtue of tlie powers eon-  tnlned in n ecTtniii mortgage, wliieri 7Vill he  prrirUieid nl Ihetiino of siilo, there will he offered l'or rule by public: unction liv C. A. W:it-  ornniii, ut his ollice In the JC.AV.-C. Block,  liiilier Street. Kelson, IJ. 0., on JTon-  dny, the third dity of August, ISW.'i,  tit tlie hour of Ti o'clock noon, the  following property: All unci ttingulur  IIml <ei liiin pnrccl nrtrnet of liuidtind premises lylrg nml hcliifi- in lhe Clly of _Ci Ison, In  Ihel'ioviiite nf llrllisli C'oliiinbin, aril belni;  hot nunihereil l\veiity-tvo(22) In Uloc-k mi inhered twonly-nine <-'.)), neeordln-,' to the Dlll-  ������iiii l'lnn 01 s-uivcy <il I lie Town fuow City) of  Kelson. This property is silitiitc on Siilieii  street, betivei-n Wui'tl nnd Khnilry streets  nnd hns eueted then on si ci.inl'ortL.tile two-  Ktorej- I'rniiie (IwcllUijj-hoUKe.  Jf'oi* terms and conditions of side apply to  JlACOoNAJ.il i�� .Inll-KSUN.  JiolUdtors ftn- Mortgagee-!!.  Eated ;hrs. fiftceittli dny of July, A. I>. 11)03.  pose of </Ui:liniiig fi Crovrii yiniit of the above  claim.  Ai.d rurtlicr taUc notice Hint action, under section !17. inusl Ik; ���_-..niuieiiced In-fore  the iststntoce ot sncn turLiri^atc of improVL--  'Wted thUHilidnyof July. A.l>. l��W.  IJotice. 0  In ihe lvstti-rofcn ii|ii]li<atirn forn dupli-  inteofu Cf. tilkiiteotlitle lo Ihp si-vcrol lots  oflnnd liercimuter specified Bitiiiiiid in Uie  town of IlosMund.  Notice is l.tn hy yi^'en Hint it in my intention to issue :it the expirat on  or one no,nth  from lliu first, pv.hliciilioii hereof 11 dnplii-ote  1 of the f.Vrlitti-iit.' o| Tl Up lo I ols 1,2.H. 4. 5,11,  I liHiiltdl'i, lllnckl. I.olsl.2. 8, .J,   If.. 17 nnd  18, Block 2,   I.ols  li. T, S.  0. Ill,   II . 1:2.13, 11,13.  ! Illock :!. T-ots 1.2 :i,-I.12 und IS.l'.it.ck 4 r.ois  I IS, 7". 8. fl, 111, 17. ]ci, 1!>iiIkI 20, IJliiek ii.  Lo1B 7,  ��,  1 9. 10,17. lOnnd ill.Blofk  ('', I.ots 3. f, IS, 18. li)  nnd 20,ltlcicK 7, Lots 5, li, 11. IS.Iii, 17. IS and ]<),  ! l!l<ic-k��. l.'.ts l,-J,4.5,<i.7. K.D.10, 11, 1-i and i:i,  , Illock 9, T.ols 1,1,11. IS. W iniil   a>,    I'.loek li),  l.ols 2 and (I, it'ock II, Lots 1, 2 nnd 4,   Uloi-k  ' 3-J. Lots-- ilniul r'.   HU'c-k   A.   Lots   i) und   2-1.  hi-.ck I:!.,  in   1 lie   ItnlUvoy   AddifUin   lo   ti-.,.  Town of liossliiiid Cili.p iTlii) in   I lie  num.   o-  thibrioir.uclc.il   liohi-rt. AV. yl,  71-liieli  eertill-  inieis dnU'd lhe lith duy   ol   March,  Ifltl, uiui  tiiimhcred ll aV.  ir. r-'.M'.cLEOTi,  liistrict llc-sjistrur.  l..'inil TJoirlstn-OllV-v.  Nelson, K. U.,T.ltli Jisne.lBOS.  , The In igntlt; wns t':ilU-il out al noon till fire in on till sliiic-k in lhe rcur or the  Rossland Hou.se,  ClilenKOiind roi urn   Toronto'iind roi urn   Mo. trcnl, 7,"c w Voik. do.   ..; ?!?��.",(.    Sill .SI)'   510-2 50  Ccrr f-pond'ns rules to all  Eastern Points  Tickets nvuihible via .I.i' Ico Route, Including;  Meals iiiid llcrtlis.  Q  :" r�� I! |5 pa C    T% 531 *���  August IS, IP, 25,.31.  SPECSAL  liiillimoru (11. il. O. K. t.'oiivcnr.lon} ......S3-1 50  For selling dixies iiiid  crmriiliotis of f:'l(>for  -' ��� '   '���    iipi'Iy  '"    t.'iiniulisiiL  I'liciiio  agents or write.  .I.s ''�����'"n-'H  Hist. Pass. Agt.,  Kelson.  F .T. enyi r<;,  A. G, P. A.  Vaacoave*

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