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 T'.Z-'X-i.  VOLUME  IX.  NOV 141005      ^  ^CTOR^��?i  ���.*-Wnf*r*"r*-  ���S��  /  -   -'S  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1905.  NUMBER 18  SULTAN GOES  TOPE AY  Attempted Assassination During the Ceremony.  As a military and religious chief, as  the temporal and spiritual heir of Mahomet, the Sultan who is also Galifa  (Commander of the Faithful), is  obliged by his religious duties to go  every Friday between 12 and 1, in great  pomp, to a mosque of his choice, and  there make his reglementary prayer.  This official ceremony is called the sal-  amlik. It was during this ceremony  tbat the latest attempt to assassinate  him was made.  Notwithstanding the little taste he  has for public exhibitions, Abdul  Hamid has not refused to show himself ,to his people once a week, and has  not missed a single salamlik since he  was elected to the throne thirty years  ago.  The predecessors of Abdul Hamid II  were wont to vary each week the scene  of their devotions.   Abdul Hamid has  changed that custom.  He has had built, in close proximity  to the palace, the Mosque or Mamidie,  and goes there only. All the mosques  in Constantinople are, so far, away-!  Hamldie is not more than three hundred yards from the entrance of Yldiz-  Kiosk, his favorite palace, in tlie  grounds of..which he takes the only  promenade he enjoys.  The trip to Homideis short, but as it  is outside of the palace grounds, the  religious law is respected. and the Sultan as pleased as is possible under the  circumstances. It is the only hreak in  the voluntarily seclusion of this extraordinary man.  Trie public'is not permitted in the  neighborhood of the mosque,"nor along  the approaches to it. Windows are  reserved for the Diplomatic Corps iu a  pavillion in Yildiz-Kiosk. overlooking  the mosque. Facing it at a short distance is a terrace from which foreigners  are allowed to view tbeceremony when  presented by their Minister. Guards  are placed at the entrance of it, and  allow no one to pass but those inscribed  on the day's list.  Formerly there wasa stand on this  terrace, but sortie visitor having been  indiscreet enough to remark that an  attempt of assassination could easily be  ^made froiirtherefitwas-razedHhe next"  day, and during many months no one  was allowed to witness the selamlik.  Upon the representations of tiie Diplomatic Corps, the permission was again  granted, but the stand has not been rebuilt. One has to stand, but it seems  one can see better than formerly.  To the left, at the summit of a short  hill, stands the palace. The mosque is  in the middle of a closed park, wonderfully white, small,.simple and oven  graceful for a mosque. Toward the  right is the Bosphorous, with its forests of masts and bordered with mosquitoes, Anally losing itself it, the distance.   Above, a spotless sky.  It Is 11.45. The troops begin to appear. They come from the right,  matching to the road, leading from the  palace to the mosque and lining up on  both sides of it.  Large detachments guard each end  of. it. * The fence around the mosque is  surrounded. The cayalry Is massed to  the right, barring all approach from  that quarter, which is the side of. the  ��"* '/A       ':.%.:.:  All the different corps are represented ; 'the infantry dressed * in blue,  the engineers in maroon, the marines  in dark blue with the large- collar  trimmed with red ; ibeSyriau Zouave3  in very light blue embroidered in red,  and with theirgreen-tasseled turbans.  In all, there are thirty corn pan es,  with a total of about 3,000 men.  When the troops are placed the  cortege appears. Four carriages advance at a walk���closed carriages and  With   blinds   half down.     It  is the  harem",    guarded   by   blacy   eunuchs j 'TT-TTj]   TjTTTX E  wearing long top coats. I *WrYi\/r A "\T  Then, on  foot, in two lines, at reg-! WUJXIAJN  ular intervals, tlie high dignitaries of  the court, the Ministers, Generals,  Governors, all in gorgeous uniforms  covered with g< Id braid and orders.  During the whole ceremony there is  a continuous going back and forth of  servants and valises, containing  changes of regalia as the ceremony  proceeds.  Thc horses appear led by hand. They  are mounted by two young men���the  Sultan's sons.  A child not over 8 or 9 years old, in  full uniform with decorations on his  breast and a sword by his side, which'  seems to give hiiTK great trouble walks  to the door of the mosque and remains  standing. A dozen young officers, the  oldest not over 12, follow him and take  place about him. These are the Sultan's grandson and his. military suite.  Twelve-thirty. The officers charged  with the surveillance of the terrace  order the closing of all" parasols and  sunshades. The Imperial carriage appears, advancing at a walk, driven by a  magnificent coachman (kavass) in a  light blue costume most elaborately  embroidered in gold.  Oti its appearance it is saluted by a  cold, mechanical hurrah gi\*en by the  troops who present arms. The Sultan  is alone on the back seat-, with the  Minister of War facing him. All about  the carriage is the Albanian guard on  foot, in several rows','-'and as close together as walking will allow,   a  The Sultan is simply dressed and  wears the fez. With his right hand,  gloved in white, he responds to salutes. His downcast eyes aro raised for  an i nstan t toward tlie terrace.. He  seems ill at e-.tse and aiixipu3to be  through with the ceremony.    ������"'���''       .  He does not resemble published.portraits of huu.- He is 'much better looking ; less old; less fatigued, less knaiv-  ish, much more energetic. Moreover,*  how could his portraits be faithful?  Who has oyer been able to take a photograph of him ?  Cameras are forbidden in Turkey.  The religious law forbids the worship  of-images'and considers the production-  of tbe features of an individual, as a  beginning of idolatry.  Received by his grandson; as, he:  alights from the carriage, the Sultan  walks up the few steps leading into  the mostjuc...Assoon as he crosses the'  threshold the spectators vaguely-hear a  strident chanting, soon drowned by  the noise of the troops at rest.  A half hour passes. The troops.begin to leave, passing by the mosque's  door and on to their quarters. The  prayer is ended.  ���A carriage, drawn by two admirable  gray horses, draws up before the  mosque. The kavass who brings this,  equipage leads it on foot ancl is dressed  in red and gold.  The formalities are most minutely  arranged. The Sultan, who arrives in  landau, must leave in a "dauraont,"  which he drives himself. The harness  is gilded, the wheels are gilded, the  axles are gilded, the body of the carriage is gilded���everything and everybody has more or less gilt, save the  Sultan.  Tlie avenue is now almost deserted,  all the troops have gone. The\ were  there not for his protection? The  truth is tbat as the religious law requires tbatthe people, or at least some  of them, shall witness the ceremony,  Abdul Hamid II. complies with it in a  way he deems safe. His soldiers are  part of his people and represent the  others.  As soon as he has taken his place in  the carriage, the top is raised���it is  simply because the suu i.s so hot?���  and the carriage returns to Yildiz-Kiosk  surrounded by ��� the, Albanians who  seem to be pushing it, so close are thoy.  The carriages of the harem follow ;  the noble ladies have not moved ; nor  has even a curtain. Tlie horses, more  fortunate, have been unhitched. In  spite of the luxury of the ceremony,  the chief feature of is theennuiand evident disquiet.  Will Not Compete With Her  S trenu ous Sisters.  To. declare that a little man is at a  disadvantage is to be overwhelmed  with "Look at the Japs," and "Think  of   Bobs    and    Napoleon   and "  There follows a list of the world's great  little men, which almost persuades one  that the lack of inches is the root of all  achievement. In spite of statistics,  however, it remains a fact that a little  man is extraordinarily sensitive about  his bievity, wttile he is fortunate it" he  does not assume a pornpousair in order  to impress the world-with the truth of  Dr. Watts'remark, "The mind's the  stature of the man." .Little men have  succeeded where'many a sluggish giant  has failed ignobly ; but the tall man is  yet the "eternally tit" specimen,  whether we turn to the tailor's model  or to the hero of the woman novelist.  The artist who would depict a small  and scrubby "Adam" as an ideal, of  physical manhood would speedily be  made aware of his mistake.  Butwhen weconsider lovely woman,  matters are different indeed. It is true  that Tennyson wrote about the woman  who was "..'    .  "A daughter of the gods, divinely tall."  While such an overwhelming person  might be very much at home among  thedemi-gods, she would assuredly be  unappreciated among the sous of men.  It is'a small person who is both delightful and dangerous. In the days of tier  childhood she places her tiny red shoes  upon the heck of her doting father,  who can play the part of stern "governor" to the boys, but who is as wax  in. the bands of his small daughter.  She is.so frail and dainty that it would  be a matter of cruelty to refuse her anything, and so she-has her own way  from irifaucy to old-ladyhood, and, by  some wonderful process of inward lis-  cipline, she escapes being spoiled.  The novelist and his comrade-inr  falsehood, the poet, have been fond of  je.'erring to woman's tears as if they  were eminently becoming to the.feminine countenance. As a matter.of  fact, there is nothing, except, perhaps,  the polo hat, which is so trying to the  features as what the flowery writer  terms "a.passion of sobs." The average" w oirTair* i irar'fi t"***o f=vvWp��"*~ i sT"d is?"  tinctly unpleasing, both to sight and  hearing, for not only her eyes, nose  and mouth are wierdly exercised, but  there arechokings and gurglings which  are far from being soothing or melodious. But the little woman bas'reduced weeping to a fine art, and it is  so pathetic and yet winsome��a figure  when giving way to grief that her tears  are even more dangeraus than her  amiles. They are so formidable a  weapon, indeed, that she resorts to  them only when all others have poved  ineffective.  Asa rule, the little wonun is amiable,  even to other and larger women. But  when she is otherwise, she becomes so  tCveetly venomous that her sisters rise  up and call her'a perfect cat." She  is never openly and frankly hostile,  but makes the most maddening remarks with an air of childish inno-  oeuce that completely deceives a man  and makes him wonder what she has  said or done to make the other woman  "so awfully down on the poor little  thing."- She is the one who remarks  on the very trying shade of brown you  are wearing, and quietly makes you  uncomfortable for an hour by concluding, "1* didn't know you ever wore  that shade. It requires such a perfect  complexion to carry it off well." 3he  is always sq commiserating and sympathetic that one is forced to fume in  silence, lest the little woman should  wonder what she had said to offend, in the language, "I really didn't  dream of anuoying you. But then. I  believe in perfect sincerity." '  The little woman knows better than  to endeavor to*compete with her strenuous sisters. Her role is a gentle and  childlike ingenuousness while she assumes a helplessness which she is far  from feeling. Her shoelaces are always  con ing untied and she is so sorry to give  so much trouble. V Her gloves also are  frequently in need of being buttoned,  and what pretty little grey affairs they  are, and what a very small hand itis,  anil wouldn't a plain gold ring be becoming to it! Then the little woman  is very, very mucli surprised.  The perverted proverb which, I believe, came out ofjCalifornia���"a little  widow is a dangerous thing"���is practically and profoundly true. ��� The most  acute form that b_|e little woman can  take is the widow.j She was bewitching in the pitik mtjslin frock of childhood, she was a vision of girlish loveliness In her bridal gown of white  duehesse when she "came in on her  father's arm ;" but as a pensive widow  with the daintiest white edge to h-r  bonnet, and a frightened, appealing  expression in her eyes, she is a sight to  make Saitit Anthony drop the prefix  in his name and devote himself to coh-  sohng this extremely forlorn creature.  She seems to need frequent and persistent consolation, for she is so utterly  unfitted to battle with the world. Her  grief is a sacred thing at first, but after  a time the would-be comforter ventures  to fell her that ishe is too frail and sen-  sitive to be alone, that she needs to be  protected, and that ;lie is an enthusiastic believer in the policy of pt-rtec-  tion. So the little widow ceases to refer to "poor dear John," pensively puts  his photograph away, and when the  world beholds her in a fetci ing cos-  stume of heliotrope and silver grey-it  smiles knowingly, for it knows there  will, soon be a quiet wedding, on account, as a thoughtljfss reporter once  expressed'it; "of a recent bereavement  in the bride's, family."���CanadieLne  iu Toronto Saturday Night."  EVENTS AND  GOSSIP  Things Talked of During- the  Week in Nelson.  CASE FOR BETTER TERMS.  _ -Premier McBride, it appears, is responsible for the unspeakable crime of  having had a communication from Premier Gouin on the subject of better,  terms. W hat the former'satt.itude is  in regard to the co-operation with the  other provinces will be disclosed later.  on. It will probably be found consist-,  ent    with     previous   representations  made to Ottawa, not ouly by the McBride administration but precedingad-  ministrations, of which good Liberals  like Messrs. W. C. Wells, J. D. Prentice and W. W. B- Mclnnes.were  members. The general tenor of these  representations has- been that while  there is on aspect of the case for better  terms in which all the provinces are  equallyinterested andean co-operate,  there are conditions in British Columbia which differentiate its claims from  those of all and justify special consideration and special treatment. From  lack of knowledge of the subject some  persons, whose attitude ou the question is inexcusable, fail to realize the  distinction. If British Columbia claims  were settled uniformly with those of  all the other provinces she would relatively be no better off", and in one  material respect would be worse off*.  We are glad to see, however, that the  demand of thc provincial authorities  for an impartial investigation of all  facts has at last been locally recognized.  That is all really that the province  asks; and if it fails to prove its case  then the question will be forever set at  at rest.���Colonist,  Harry Haywood is lying seriously ill  at the Grove.  Tom Rankin  is in from Erie Siding  looking hale and hearty.  Ed. Ferguson, the wholesale liquor  man, is back from a business trip to  tho Boundary.  A few months ago the Liberals of  Nelson scoffed at the idea of there  ever being a united local Conservative  party, yet it took only a few days to  bring about that result. No good end  can he gained by reference to the  causes which have so long kept the  Consei vt tives of Nelson apart; it is  sufficient to admit tbat the split has  existed for years, and that to-day the  local Conservative party is happily  united ai.d ready to face the Grit foe.  The only question which provoked  discussion at the meeting was  the advisabi.it of completing  the organization that evening. One  or two urged delay,' but this was  disposed of by an almost, unanimous  resolution that the election of officers  take place at once. Hon. Mr. McBride  was elected honorary president. The  election of R. S. Lennie as president  was    particularly    fortunate. Mr.  Lennie, although a young mau, has developed great force as a lawyer, aud  has been retained in many of the leading cases tried iu the interior dur-  the past live or six years. He is  steadily rising'iu his profession and the  Conservative Club is to be congratulated on having secured him as its first  president. Dr. Rose and William  Blakemore, the presidents of the two  old associations, were selected -vice-  presidents by acclamation.' The other  officers elected are: secretary, Wm.  Spry ; treasurer, W. E. Koch ; executive," W.E. McCandlish, R. W. Han-  ningtou, W. A. Macdonald, P. Lamont,  G. Thomas, W. McLean, J: E. .Annable, AV; Irvjhe, WoE. Gosnell, E? C.  Wragge, H. Bird and D. M. Carley.  After the election of officers s eecbes  were delivered  by .those   present, all  breathing loyalty to the Conservative  Party in the Do*miniou House and in'  the Local Assembly. -  was reported to lhe City Council here,  Acting-Mayor Gillette immediately  culled the members of the council together, and W. A. Macdonald, K. C,  City Solicitor, was instructed to use  every effort to have the matter tried at  once. Mr. Macdonald communicated  at once with the result that the case  will come up before the.Full Court  November 22.  FEOM THE  STRAY POETS  Things that Furnish the Muse  with Inspiration.  His Honor Judge Wilson held his  first corrt at Cranbrook this week.  The first case to eome before him was  that of T. H. McKee, a young man  who confessed to having stolen n  quantity of jewelry from the store of  -W.,H. Wilson, of Cranbrook. His  Honor iu passing sentence commented  on the previous good name of McKee,  his youth, and on the fact that the  harm done had been made good as far  as that was possible. He said he could  send him to prison for 14 years, bu.  having taken all things into consideration he would sentence hiin to five  months imprisonment. ...-;.,.,  It would be a great disappointment  to the citizen? of Nelson if one year  passed away without the Nelson Operatic Society 'presenting an opera. Tbe  opera selected by the society is "The  Gondoliers," and a great musical treat  is in store for the music-lovers of Nelson next January, when the presentation will take place.  Premier. McBride and Hon. R. :F.  Green received a spit ndid reception  throughout the Trout Lake District.  At a large, meeting held at.Trout Lake,  the Premier delivered a lengthy speech,  iu which he..reviewed the history of  his   government, and   showing what  inrd"bee"n~doh^to restore"lhe credit~of  Province. The educational question  was dealt with and the .whole speech  was endorsed by all present. Mr.  Green made a pleasant speech, and was  loudly applauded.  Frank.. Clarke, a veteran Victoria  journalist, who for. the past 'few.years  has been doing newspaper work in this  province,, has entered the employ of  the C. P. R. in a special capacity, (or  w hich he is eminently fitted. He will  make a tour of the province afcd prepare a handbook to be issued by the  railway company for advertising purposes. Mr, Clarke, years ago, occupied the proud position of being poet  laureate of Winnipeg. He also wrote  an. operetta, which was produced years  ago at the prairie capital. Many of his  old time Winnipeg friends, now resident in Nelson, will give him a hearty  grasp of the hand when he reaches the  Kootenay metropolis.  There was much disappointment felt  in Nelson when it wasaunounced from  Vancouver last Wednesday that at the  request of E. V. Bodweil, K. C., the  hearing of the appeal in the West  Kootenay Power & Light Co. vs. Nelson was set down on the list with the  understanding that it would be heard  at tbe January sittings in Victoria.  The reason given by Mr. Bodweil was  that owing to negotiations lor a settlement there had been some delay in  making up tbe appeal b:>ok, and he  would not be ready before the present  sittings terminated.   When this matter  The death occurred at St. Joseph's  mspital, Victoria, last Monday, of  James Orr, one of the oldest resident."  of the Province and a pioneer who had  a remarkable and interesting record.  He was easily the best- known of- the  "old-timers," says the Colonist, and  having spent the later years of his life  in Victoria was a familiar figure ou the  streets, infirmities, of age, while preventing him from engaging in any active occupation, permitting him to  stroll-about greeting his old-friends.  He was employed in tbe service of the  Provincial Government during 1901-2-3  and subsequently had been in receipt  of a pension. Deceased leaves a wife  resident in Vancouver.. The latter's  sister was wife of the late Dan McGil-  livray, and another sister is Mrs. D. G,  Marshall of Davis, Marshall & McNeill. The late Mr. Orr was a native  of Liverpool, England, but spent some  time of his early youth on the Isle of  -Mani"HH-H=Hedeft^England-for"America-in  the year 1835. Tbe passage accross tlie  Atlantic from Liverpool to New York  occupied eight weeks and New York  was a comparatively small place in  those days. On arrival in the United  States he proceeded to Cbilicothie on*  the Siota river, and at Kingston, Ohio  he bought a place, but two years later  he gave it. up and came to Canada in  1837. the time of the McKenzie rebellion, eventually settling in Stratford,  Ont., where he was engaged in commercial pursuits for some years. The  country was then nearly all bush.  There were no roads and few settlers,  and the mails were carried on horseback ; but being a beautiful country  und good land it began to fill upfasl  ufter the rebellion of 1838-40. In 1S58,  upset by family considerations and impelled by a roving spirit, he developed  the idea of penetrating to British Columbia, a project of no mean proportions at that time, the route being by  Panama. * He remained some eight  months in California, and upon reaching British Columbia, then a crown  colony, he engaged in mining interests,  and wus sulicMjnpi.iiy elected as a representative in LUe legislative council for  Cariboo east, with the title of Honorable, a positiou.he held from 1833 to  1865. Sir Henry Crease was the speaker  of the body, and of tlie twelve members who composed it Mr. Orr was the  only one that remained. From 1882 to  1890 he was a member of the provincial  legislative assembly for New West- j  minster before tbe constituency was  divided into its present form.  THE TWO  PHOTOaR/VPHKRS.  I sirg the Competition jealous  Between two Photographic fellows���  The    one   named    Jones,   the  other  Brown���  Who practiced in a Country Town.  Now as that Town was small, nor  could  Afford them both a Livelihood,  They frequent went beyond its Borders  And  tramped the Country round for  Orders,  Each with his Camera in trim  To snap whoever chartered liim,  And thus outright the Bargain clinch,  Before therefrom you'd Time to flinch.  But, ou the whole, their Custom rules  Most lucrative in Village Schools,  Where oft the Master they would find  In acquiescent frame of Mind  _f  To marshall out his Urchin Troop  And let 'em photograph the Group ;  The Master promisitig he would  (Provided that their Groups were good)  Get all the Orders that he could.  Now Brown it made Jones mad  to  see,  Got many Orders more than he,  Although    sans  Doubt,   the  Urchin  Troops  Came better out in Jones's Groups ;  Yet to go off the latter fail,  While Brown's command a ready iale.  "But why," cried  Jones,   "I can't  divine.  His Groups are far less good than Mine.  See ! ,Half his figures come out blurr'd.  Aud yet they sell.   'Tis too absurd !"  "Ah !" says a Friend,   who's standing by,  "Methinks I know the reason why.'  'Tis 'cause you so arrange your Group  As best to take the Urchin Troop ;  While Brown (whose Wits than you.s  run faster)  Spendsall hiseflbrtson the Master!"  "MOItAJ..  "The Turk, too fond to rule alone,  Won't bear a Brother near his Throne;"  Which words of Pope are true, I say.  Of Actor-Manac-eks to-day.  So thefce on writing Plays engaged,  Who wish to see their dramas staged,  Must never waste their Time and Arts  In working up the minor Parts;  But all their Skill must be addressed  To   make One   Part .o'erwhelm the  rest���  A part in which the good things all  To this Theatric Sultan fall.-Truth.  ti^j: _'_,ain one.  To-day in a nook in the garden,  A spot that the north wind skips,  I found a marigold golden, :  Smiling like a basket of chips.  Now, I    had   despised  the marigold  plain  When the dahlias tall and proud  Were here willi the gladiola vain  And the showy aster crowd.  Where are  they now when the frosts  grow hard  And the ice-edged winds are near?  Not one  of them all   is seen in tlue  sward, ������,���!*.  But tne marigolds are here.  It's aristocracy every time ;  My regal one's unfold  Their blooms afar in a warmer climp,  But here is the marigold.  Here comes the frost breath and th��  , cold ;  The gay four hundred winces ;  And this f've learned from my marigold���  Put not your faith in princes.  W. A. Mae_onald, K. C, left fur  Vancouver this morning, to take  part iu the appeal cases arising  out of the Providence mine disputes. THE NE   60N ECONOMIST  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  Published every Saturday afternoon at  Vernon Street, Nklsox, B. (J.  $1 Pei leaf Siidly in Advance  Advertising rates made known on'nppllca-  tlon.  All changes ln advnrtlse^nents t_ Insure  Insertion sliould reach this ollice not later  Ihn Thursday, 12 o'clock.  Whon change of address ls required, It is  dealr-ibln that both the old address and the  new be given. <  Address all communications, " Publisher  of Tjik Nelson Economist. Nelson. 11. 0."  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  There is some consolation in  knowing tbat if Nelson has failed  in getting tbe much-needed court  house there have been few public  buildings erected in any part of lhe  Province. This vvas on account of  the depleted condition of the treasury when the McBride Government  came into power. The Province i.s  now in a good financial position, and  there will be many public buildings  erected in the near future, and lhe  Nelson court house may be included  in the list.  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  Are you Drinking my  ���If you are not���you're not in |  line���for  most people are.     I'm |  selling pounds and pounds to outside people and the largest  part  of it goes to regular customers in  j town.  Do you think they would continue to buy their Tea if it wasn' t  all I claim ? Better get a trial  lot of ir. Get up now and Phone  19 and tell Joy to send a pound  at oare.  Camps supplied ou shortest  notice aud lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  atteution.  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  E. C. TRAVES.  er  Joy's 'Cash' - Grace  'l'HO-TE 19  The Conservatives of Nelson are  to be congratulated on the happy  ending to all past differences in their  ranks. The two old ass ci.lions  have now been dissolved, and on  their ruins rises the Nelson Conservative Club. A united Conservative party in Nelson can win iii lhe  next Provincial contest, and undoubtedly that will be the result of  the fusion. To James Schofield. of  Trail, and William E. M;Caudlish,  the father of the Conservative Party  in Nelson, the greatest share of th.  credit of the happy outcome i.s d tie,  although it must be admitted   that  Jo .     -  members of  both   associations  al  tncstlto a man did everything lhat  could be expected of them.  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Winter Schedule  Double SerVice Main Lire  Kiuitnniiy Section, P__istninl West, connect!-  with IminTiiu Limited.  Sleeper Service West.  Standard nnd Tourist Sleepers leave Revelstoke daily for Seattle mill Vancouver.  East.  KtiiTKlnrri .f.leepers lnnvo Kootcnny r.-xndin;.'  dully ['nr Medicine Milt c-oniiectiiiy'with can-  for St. 1'uul, Toronto, Montreal.  An interesting archaelogical discovery was recently made at Lea-  grave, near Luton, Englmd, by.  the uneartbirg of two skeletons, estimated to be quite 2,000 years old.  Beside the bones were also (mind a  quantity of bronze ornaments. The  skeletons are believed to l.e the remains of two females, dating back  iothe Geltic-timesf-since-tbe^mtide  of burial was typical of lhat period.  Both bodies were in a doubleil-up  position with heads to the west.  Some of the bones were in a remarkably good state of preservation,  especially the skull and teeth, although much discolorfed by contact  ���with the earth. The bodies were  found fifteen feet apart.  Dr. J. Howard -Hun ter, the mueh-  respected registrar of insurance for  tho Province of Ontario, father of  Chief Justice Hunter, of this province, told the Insurance Institute  tbe other day lhat he believed the  Canadian people had '"honest in-  slincts," and that it would be found  that Canadian insurance companies  shared in the scrupulousness that  have made Canadian institutions a  model lo the world. In .this connection, it uiigh be remarked that a  local insurance man informed The  Economist the other day that Canadian insurance companies, which  formerly found it difficult to secuie  business in the United States, are  now beating lhe American companies on their own ground. This  is accounted for by the growing dis-  trust in the methods of the American insurance companies,  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending n Hkeli-h nnd description mny  quickly iiscertutn our opinion free whether an  Invention ia yirubnhly patentable. Cmnmunlim-  tions strictly conOdonllal. HANDDOOK on Patenta  sent free. Oldest ntrency fur Becunneputciits.  Patents taken through Munn _ Co. receive  tycclal notice, without clinrca, In tbe  A handsomely Illustrated weekly: Loreest circulation of any scientific journal. 'I'crms, $3 a  yonr: four months, $L Sold by all newsdealers.  SlfNN & Co.36,Bfoad^ New York  Branob Offloo. (525 V St- Washtaeton. D. C.  NOTICE.  Nnf!<.f in hfjvby jrlvcn. Hint slxly (fill) rtnj-s'  nl'lfi -iliilo. I liiu-nri to'Hiii-ily lo Ilio Chief Coin-,  iiilAHtuiii-r "f l/jinfls nml Works fur vwrmiKKlnri '  in vnn-lniso tlie fiilliiwina ilcsi-iiln.._i liinils, on  Tl f smith sido of. K'oo.o.iiiy Hlvt-i- In iin> West .  Kimtr-iiMV. Ulitti'lc-.l. ii nil containing npprox-.  iiii.-it.rly iiftiici-pMif Iiin'l.-  l~!< inmenrinir ntupwt marked A.  L. Mc-  CullwsliV soul Invest  corner, 'bpinft' 11N0 tlio *  cini linvfii. iHorui-r ��'l' I." 11207 A.    Tlu-. sulci Inmls  nr'- '.louiult-rl  on the  west, by l.ols K07.\ nml  SiiTii. (.roup 1 : on tlio north  l>\- Mir Kootoimv  t:Ivin-; on tii isi hy Lots.'(_ >.l, ifctiB, flint, xssii,  Omip I: on tl��> Xnutli by Lots 30:11, glWS, G3U7A  nil-l ti?"-!. (inn:J) 1. .  .  lltlleil Augusi -iitli,101)5.  A. L. JlcOri.i.ocii.  Tourist Sleepers,  lfitvo McMlieinr lint Wrrlnporlny nntl Hi.liirrtiu  for Toronto." Mondoy nml l-'rlnny for M011-  ti-ciil.   Friday for liosir n.   D.illy for St. I'iiuI.  Atlantic S.S. Agency.  Tliroii'-cli tickets to nnd from Kn^laiHl nml  tlio Continent.. AsIc for Clirislnuis Sailings  nnd lines rn|irt:seiiteti.  For berth roservnlions and full particulars,  apply to local agents or write  J.S.CARTER,    . E..T.COY'.,K.  ������.Dist.Pass. Agt... A.G. I'.A.  Koldoii. Vancouver  SMOKE  THE   CELEBRATED  NOT'UK.  Notb-i- is iTP'hy .rivrn thai r.0 days after  (bill- I Imoixl to .ipply lo tiie Clib f (.'oniinis-  aioiii-i- of l.iMifis nml Works, for p. [-mission  Iii lnir<-hi:Kv lli�� J'lillinviiiK discrilnd lands In  Wi'Mi. Knoti-iiny ]>isti let;���Cniiimcn.-'nj* at a  |n*-t :ilu>tii one, mill' semi li of (Jastlrgnr  iniirh(i|la=l.=?=_VV5=,=---l!riiir>;i-r-B-Moitlli<!iiKt^<iiirii<jr,-.  west ill chain.1-, tliviioi* norlb SO elmhis. ihem-c  ��'iisi 80 i-li.'iiiis iiion- or less 10 tin. railway,  tboiiciifollowin-,; rifjlit oi wny of Kiiltl railway  to tin? pointof uiiiiiiiici>eciiit>iit.  E. W   PltAEGKIi.  Dntert2Jtl�� Mny."19D5.  Hon. Mr. McBride and Hon. Mr.  Green have every reason to leel  gratified with their reception in the  Kootenays. The Premier reached  bete hist Sunday night from the  coast and since then,'.with Hon,  Mr, Green, spent several days in the  Slocan district^ While the visit is  purely official in its character, Mr.  McUride stud Mr. Green have had  ample testimony of the popularity  of their Government in the Upper  Country. Wherever lhey visited,  lhey found that the policy of the  Government vvas heartily endorsed.  At Kaslo, Mr. Green's old home,  the citizens tendered the touring  ministers a splendid meeting, and  certainly they have no reason to  complain of tbe cordiality of their  reception at Nelson. It speaks well  for the popularity ot the Government, that the two ministers .were  enabled without any great difficulty  to effect a reconciliation between the  two sections of the Conservative  Party here. They left on Friday  morning for the Boundary country,  where they will meet with many  true Conservatives.  BRIAR  PIPES.  CO  UJ  a.  <  z  o  z  5  <  UJ  -J  LU  I  H  Lu  O  LU  o  0)  A good safe investment is to buy a few shares in the  The Marconi Wire  of Canada, Limited  Gooa*'ear Welt.   Very Best  Value.  You: opportunity for a good bargain is right now, and if a if a practical shoemaker don't know when he is giving his customers their  money's worth then who does.  Latest Styles  and Best Makes  of Men's Shoes.  ugn ivicuaU'sland  Baker'Street  Nelson, B, C.  i>44+ *++< 44444++44+4++++4444444+++4++4444++++444444������<  > ���.:-.:.....���_  t  4  * ���     *,  '    . ..-.-.      Y  5 (Formerly Clarke House) Z  "f ���   'The befel Sl-'per day house in Nelson.      None but while help employed.   The        T  > bar the best. 4  | G. W.  BARTLETT,  Romero* \  4 ������"��� ���  ���X-44444������< 4444444444+494444+444+4444444444444444444444  BARTLETT  HOUSE {  $1 per  day and up  VLi'IlI-I    nU I LL,    No Chinese Employed  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.  NELSON, 8, C  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON   STREETS,  TWO BLOCKS FROM WHARF,  Capital Stock $5,000,000. Fully Paid and Non-Assessable.  Par Value shares, $5 each. No Bonds or Preferred Stock.  Can Buy from One Share up.  Apply to  ,  T.G  WARD ST.  NELSON. B. C.  Nelson, B. C  ,The largest exclusively  Wholesale  Liquor  House in  the interior  In Pints and Quarts  Dawson's "Extra Special"  Scotch.    Granda Cigars.  Mitchell's Heather Dew Scotch etc.    Earl of Minto etc.  A full line of imported and domestic Liquors and Wines.  9-4-<f-4-4-^>^9-4A4^Z7-^t-^.*  > _"*v  ��������� 9>V B _9v   <n_   ���    - ��� "������   ���������     '-*  ents Mwninp Made and Repaired \  \  \ CLOTHES    CLEANED    AND  MENDED   l  I      OVER J. H. WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON, B.C.      f  I  In 10-acre blocks, in 20-acre blocks. Improved ranches.  J. E. Annable, kelson, B. C.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  W. A Thurman  Depotfor Briar Pipes, Nelson  SewingMachines and Pianos  For Rent and for Sale  0 d ruriosit^Shop, JosPQ^ins St, Nelson  EAT MERCHANTS  Head Office Nelson, B- C.  Branch  Markets   in   Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon, Thre  Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.  Orders by Mail to any branch will have prompt and careful attention.  We are authorized agents for the Sale of  the Nelson Electric Tramway Company's  lots, and will quote price's and terms on application.  It Pays to Deal with Rutherford  New Hair Brushes and Dress Combs.  Tooth Brushes, Cloth Brushes and Whisks.  Ne-w Pertumes and Powders.  Mail Orders Promptly Filled.  Wm. Rutherford, Druggist  PHONE A2I4  NIGHT PHONE Ba 14  WARD STREET, NELSON, B. C.  rapners ���  Bi w     1 ���_  B Vancouver and Nelson .'., ^  BAKER STREET, NEtSON,  B. C. ^  "V~~V   "V     v^  4-4���4-4  ���fE. K. STRACHAN-1  I      Plumber and Gasfitter      |  .1 Estimates Given  on General  Plumbing, f  Sewer Connections, Etc. -jl  ]  4       Baker Street, near Ward  Street, Nelson.  ISTAR BAKERY!  CHOQUETTE BROS., Proprietors.  ���  Genuine  Maple  Syrup in   bulk.       Sole  Manufacturers of  Mother's Bread. , ��� ;  T Store: Baker St., between Stanley and Ward. T  At the Auction Mart Saturday night at 7.30 o'clock.  JUST ARRIVED.      A lot of Sample Goods, Mats,   Rugs, Window-  Blinds and Household Furniture which must be sold at once. ;  J. Green, Auctioneer  Baker Street  N-lsoiu B. C, ��� -A-'&m  THE   NELSON  ECONOMIfax  What Did the Fakir Do ?  T T ONDERFUL stories are told  fl Tl of the powers of tihe Hindu  \ I 3 faklrs- Careful attention to  VJL^ their "tricks has not discovered their secret -with  any certainty, but Captain James Parker, the English traveler, who has jus!  ���returned from a tour of India, gives it  as his belief that hypnotism la the  means by which they accomplish their  moat sitartling Illusions. One incident  whioh he -describes seems to bear out  his view.  The trick which ls acknowledged to  be the greatest of these Hindu mystic  performances, says Captain Parker,  and the one that has been described  by trustworthy persons too often to be  doubted, ls'tJhe one ln wihlch the fakir  throws a ball -of twine Into the air  above him, until It disappears from  ��lg(ht The loose end of the string he  holds in Ms hand, and after the boy  assistant has climbed up the string until! he, too, ls out of sight, the fakir  himself follows, with a knife between  Oils teeth.  The spectators, surprised when both  boy and man climb out of sight, are  horrified when the boy's severed head,  arms and legs, followed by the trunk,  fall to the ground, and the man slides  down close behind. Their astonishment  is Increased when the fakir gathers the  ���severed members and restores the boy  to life.  Well, I saw this performance once,  and once I didn't see it; and the latter  experience was more wonderful than  the other. I had some London friends  visiting me, and after 'having left bhem  for a few minutes on the veranda ot  my bungalow, I saw, as I was returning, the same fakir and his assistant,  whom I had seen perform the trick,  standing about forty feet in front of  tny friends, apparently preparing to  begin a performance. As I was about  _s far behind the natives as my friends  were In front of them, and had not  been observed, I stood quietly where I  was.  The man placed a drawn knife between ihis teeth,- took the usual ball of  twine in his right hand, made a motion  as if throwing it Into the air, and  then stood perfectly quiet. My friends  on the veranda were looking Into the  upper air with astonishment on. their  faces, whioh in a minute turned to a  look of horror as their eyes came back  to the ground. In another minute thetr  countenances lighted up with pleasure,  and they applauded roundly.  They could oi-ot sa.y enough about the  wonderful performance they had seen,  and they were astonished beyond measure when I told them I had been as  near tihe fakir as they, and had seen  nothing of what bad so wonderfully  impressed them.  If that was not hypnotism, what was  Something New ia Hotels.  i To whom it may concern: We bej:  leave to call-your attention to the following novel features of the unrivaled  ���up-to.d_te society hotel, which the tin  dersijjned propose to build, if sufRcien:  'encouragement is forthcoming:  : The architecture will be a combina  ition of Queen Anne, Gothic, Moorish  and several extinct styles, the purposi  facing to secure adequate corners for con-  rvenient exclusive gossip; also, as far a?  ipossible, giving a private entrance ti  |each guest. All rooms will face front.  iThis arrangement will prove a conven  'ience to young people in the evening  .particularly as the management guarantees that the electric light connection.-.  'will be out of order at least twice a  week.  ��� Each room will be furnished with oui  especially patented "vitalometer," supplying sea air or mountain air of any  "altitude on demand. If desired, .tho:  rooms _will be fitted with movable scenery painted to order by two Royal Academicians to be especially imported for  ���the purpose  The dividing walls of  the rooms will  be of papier-mache, and sounding-boards  "wiU^be^ihtrod-ced^wh'en^  lard-hearing neighbors.  Electric calls in every room will connect with clergymen of all denominations, and guests will press the button  ehould they require tlieir services day or  night. Discreet witnesses supplied <wi application.  Chinese, French, Italian and German  chefs will have charge of the cuisine on  alternate days, thus ensuring a genuine  international dyspepsia.  Our bell-boys will be mutes, our chambermaids will be blind, our coachmen  will be deaf, telephone operators wiil be  discharged twice daily, and every other  effort will be made to secure privacy.  Our mosquitoes will be hand-fed with  Agamomevmis Culicua These and other  undesirable insects will uot be permitted  an the premises. ,  A special chamber will be fitted with  Catling guns, electrocution chairs, and  other suicidal conveniences^  ��� Arrangements will be made for a satisfactory time-table, and affidavits that  trains left ahead of schedule time will  be issued to married men on payment of  the notary fee.  Rooms may be reserved now. Address  all communications to the Up-to-Dato  Hotel Company.���"Twvm Topics,"  Christmas Unmasked.  |n modnm London, the Christmas  spirit Is not, I maintain, a spontaneous spirit from within yourselves, but  a spirit which Dickens foisted into you.  I'or Christmas itself you have no real  sentiment; but you continue to keep  it, cannot help keeping it, for Dickens'  sake, in the regulation way. It ls a  mere literary survival.���Mas Beerbohm  In "Pall Mall Magazine."  The* Chatsworth (Ont.) "News" says:  "A good joke is told on a Chatsworth  young man who went to Owen Sound  one day last week and dropped into Dr.  Lang's office to be vaccinated. The  doctor asked him if be had ever been  vaccinated before and he replied: 'I've  been . vaccinated twice and baptize-  three times and neither one of them  took.* The doctor hesitated, but finally  concluded to vaccinate him, and Judging from the way he holds his arm the  third vaccination 'took,' even If the  third baptl.m dldja't" .    - .  b  Following the summer heat, the present cool evenings make  the thought of a brightly burning fire most Altractiye. The  necessity of up-to-date Heating Stoves is becoming apparent.  We have anticipated your needs by passing into stock the largest  consignment of  STOV  ever brought into Nelson.      We have them in various styles and  sizes that will suit every requirement. ��� .  ' s._     . .  The Prices are OUR Prices, therefore the Lowest.  shdown Hardware uo  NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale.  Retail.  i Were Never  ���'. :    a- -���.*������  ABLES  So   Low-Priced f  '*$  Forthe Christmas Holidays  a  We are now Showing a Full Selection of X'mas Presentation Goods-and owing to Contemplated Changes in our Business on January ist, 1906, we are offering the whole of our  Stock of  Vs. -\  - .*���'  Fancy Goods,  ,  Toys,   Sundries,  Books and  :H\  Chinaware  ty 20th Century Suits and Overcoats, the best ^  X made Clothing in Canada. Y  *#��� . .. *��� W  & Men's  Furnishings, Shoes  and  HatsA    "-..*���  ty . ty  ty The impression is growing on you-that our prices .are lowest, ty  JT qualities best, assortments the most complete, and that this store JT  ty is first in everything. ty  .������       ' *:   ���  ty . . ty  ��� Me'h'sand Boys' Clothing and Hats f.  ty Whittling down prices all along the line. Our surplus stock ty  j? will now go at prices that will"truly surprise'you. Convince.JY  ^.yourself. Men's Suits at $5.00, $7.50, $10.00, $12 oo, $15.00, ty  ty $18.00 and $20.00.     Boy's Suits, $2.00,'$3.00, $4.00 and $5.00 ty  ^Menis=Hi0.vercoats,=the=finest-,and^best=stock^everHH-shoviHnJn=this=  part.  The lowest prices ever named, quality considered. ^  ������;���.���         : :���-��������� ty  MEN'S FURNISHINGS, SHOES, HATS AND CAPS t  You will   always save some money and often a great  deal by ���  trading at our Great Clothing and Furnishing Store.    Best Values  Possible.  Next Door to Royal Bank  ���  ���  Subscribe for  The Economist, $1 a Year  Strictly in Advance  aG. GlHett  Builder and  Contractor  Estimates given on stone, brick  and woodwork.,  Brick and Lime for Sale  AT:  ARING PRICES  /  It is not too Early Now to Make  your Selection of  9  We GUARANTEE LOWER PRICES than Ever Before Of  fered in Kootenay:  Books  A stock of $5500 of well selected  books of every description at discounts ranging from io per cent  to. 50 per cent off tbe usual prices.  Six hundred copies of current  fiction, comprising some of the  big sellers of the past two years.  . Regular $1.50  Books at  75 cents  Chinaware  Our stock in this line comprises  some of the finest goods made,  such as  ROYAL CROWN DERBY  ROYAL WORCESTER  ROYAL DAULTON  MINTON  COPELAND, ETC.  Also the cheaper lines.    If  interested call in aud get some of the  bargains we are offering.  Fancy Goods  This line we are determined to  clear out at any price. The stock  is new and good���too good, in  fact, for the demand, and we are  going to sell it at prices lower  than the cheap stuff. The goods  are now being opened up at  our store.  All Franied. Pictures at a Straight  Discount of 30 per cent off Marked Prices. ^ll*l���^��^^u;^'-^.i-ii--<^tir:it_-.',;'iK.:ri.  ?\  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  GENERAL NEWS.  His Honor Judge Wilson will return  from East Kootenay to-morrow.  +++ +4++++++44444444 44444444 44444444 44444444 4 ������������������������  Mr. and Mm. E. C. Wragge are moving into their new home to dny.  M. B. Curtis, one of the best known  actors on the American stage, is playing in stock at Vancouver. Of course,  bis old play, "Sam'l o' Posen, is the  greatest attrac ion.  Geo. Thurman and Bobert Elliot  have it turned from a prospecting trip  trip through the oil land., along lhe  boundary line on the Montanna .side,  adjoining British Columbia and Al-  berla. A great deal of interest is b-nng  taken in-the recent oil discoveries in  tbat district.  The. Vancouver World says: "Impelled by a desire for tbe ideal of journalistic independence and fairness, a  number of local men have banded to  publish a weekly newspaper to present  both sides of public questions. The  new paper which will be launched  with tbe New Year, will be appropriately named the "Two Voices"  and its leaders will be written by two  men, one a liberal and the other a conservative, each giving his own party  view, though neither will beabsolutely  hidebound. An effort will be made to  avoid the expre.-si in of extreme party  views, and. to further delineate both  points of view the best editorials appearing during the week in the papers  supporting both-parties' will be repro-  du'eed." with ibe best speeches from  both sides of the house when the legislature is silting. ISfo advertisements  will be solicited and it is to be free to  criticise everybody, even, those contributing to its suppoi t."  A>  The Latest Novelties in  Her Love For Her Lions.  AN" Instance' of the affection .felt for  wild beasts by tlieir tamers cited  by "St. Nicholas" is the case of  ���Madame Bianca, the French tamer,  -who* in the winter of 1900 was with the  Bostock Wild Animal Show giving  daily exhibitions in Baltimore, where  flier skill and daring with liona and  .tigers earned wide admiration, lt will  ibe remembered how fire suddenly descended on this menagerie one Eight and  destroyed the animals, amid fearful  scenes. And in the morning Bianca  stood among the ruins and looked upon  the charred bodies, of j her pets. Had  she lost her : dearest friends she could  Bcarcely have'shown deeper grief. She  was'ln despair,; and declared that she  would never tame:another group; she  would leave the show business. And  ���when the menagerie was stocked afresh  with lions and tigers Bianca would not  go near their cages. These were lions  indeed, but not her lions, and she shoolc  Cher head and mourned for "Bowzer,"  the handsomest lioness In captivity,  and "Spitfire," and "'Juliette," and the  black-maned "Brutus." Nor could  money tempt her. And the outcome  was that this most successful woman  Ilon-tamer in the world retired into private life���gave up .'her career simply  because of her grief for these dead animals, ���  -Lost=the-eas_=  " Sometimes," said a. prominent  lawyer, who was giving some reminiscences of -his 'professional ea-vi  reer, "& case Is won or 'Jo3t for you  right in the court-room without voar  lifting your finger���or rather, your  Voice.  "I was once counsel for the plaintiff  in a suit for infringement of trademark. My client made a brand o��  chewing-gum put up in a blue wrapper. This wrapper had been widely  advertised, and was a'good thins to  catch the eye in a candy counter. - The  defendant had got up a- pretty close  Imitation; at a distance lt looked the  tame, although the words were different, and nothing was.copied except  the general appearance, which is, for  Advertising purposes, half the value ot  m, distinctive label.  "The opposing counsel made but a  pretty good case, showing that ln  wording, the shape of the letters, and  other points, Ms client's wrapper wa*  different from the plaintiff's.  "'Why,' he said, picking up on*  ���wrapper and showing It to the jury,  "would anyone mistake this wrapper  tor that of the plaintiff? See.' he continued, reaching down for the other,  'they are entirely different.'  ; "I told him to hold the two Just as 'uk  fiad them. He paused at my interruption, wondering what I was up to. His  wonder changed to confusion -when ha  found that be had -mistaken then,  bimself, and picked tip my, client's  Wrapper first. It took two-ward* front  mne to win the Rafts." '  At a New York Pi��r��  The traveler fell on his knees ani  begged for mercy; but the customs ln��  apeotor was adamant.  '-'Once* and once only," said the lat-'  ter, "I Jet a man go through withouj.  offering Trim, every indignity that bo*-.  *ge ingenuity can devise. He prov+C. to  be.a spotter from Washington, and 1  nearly lost my Job. J sha'n't make that  ���Mistake again."  ' Yes, the traveler would have to havj  fits stomach pusnprd cut; most distinctly, yee.-'N. X. "LUc."  have just arrived at our store. They are not the ordinary straight  belt but are cut to fit the figure, and in the most beautifnl colors.  Prices, $1.00 and $3.50.  We are also showing some handsome new purses.      Don't lail  to see them.  +  4  +  4  4  4  4  X  4  4  Belts!? GRAND CLEARANCE SALE  d. G. PATENAUDE!  Jeweller, Watchmaker and Optician.    'Phone 293.  4  4  4  4  4  +4+ ++-P4+++40++44+4++440* _��>^ .���.��������������� $4444444 +4444444 4  We Print  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads,  Satements,  Note Heacs,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc.  For  Women   and  Children  $2.25 Kid Gloves for $1-50  $2.00 Kid Gloves for ..$1.25  $1.50 Kid Gloves for $1.00  $1.25 Kid Gloves for 75  $3.50 Corsets fer $2.50  $3.00 Corsets for .$2.00  $2.00 Corsets for $1.25  $1.50 Corsets for $1.00  $1.00 Corsets for 65  .75 Corsets for.... 50  Children's Waists, 35c to 65c. .  75c Merino for 60c.  50c Veiling for 25c.    We have this  in all colors.  A splendid line of insertions at half  price.  For Men and Boys  $3.50 Stiff Hats for $2.50  $3 00 Stiff Hats for. $2.00  $5.00 Soft Hats for $3.50  $4.50 Soft Hats for $3.00  $3.50 Soft Hats for $2.00  ,$200 Soft Hats for..... $1.00  Men's and Boys' Caps at half price.  Men's Gloves reduced from $2.50  ��� to $1.50.'  Men's Gloves reduced  from $2.00  to $1.25.  Men's Gloves  reduced from $1.25  to 75c.  Men's and Boys' Sweaters at cost.  Men's 65c Ties for 40c.  Men's 50c Ties for 25c.  ii  mery  The very latest styles in Trimmed  Hats at actual cost, $4.50 to $15.  Ready to Wear Hats at 75c. $1, $2,  and $2.50 each.  Children's Hats, Bonnets and Caps  at COST.  PRED  IRVINE  GO..   LIMITED.  BAKER  Complete Stock of Stationery  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  N    STREET,  NELSON,  8.  C.  1-0 HN IV? cLATCH IE  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor  Cor.   Stanley  arid Victoria, Nelson  =FrSr&teni^rn^ts  DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYORS  Room 16        K-W-C Block  Frank  Fletcher  l'ROVIK --"A.L LAND SUIlVEYOR  __.uids and Mineral CluimsSnrveyed  and Crown Granted  I'. O. Box 563       Office: Koot.Rlinv St. Nelnon  ���NOTICE.  Notice Ik licreby filvon tliat 00 dnyR iifti-r  ..hiu. I inlL-nd tu i.|)I>ly U> tin-' Clnc-I' Commissioner of LimUs anil W'orUii l'or permission  in uurcluiMi- Uie lollmvlnu ilesoiihod IhiiiIh:���  (_<>niiiiuiit-lii)_ iitu post iilunk'il ut the Kiiutli-  ���!iBt i-orner <>l' lot 4'tM>. K'onp 1, Kootenay,  ilii-m-c M-t*l "-.-2 eliiiiiis iilon^ Ilie southern  Imiiiidurv ul" loi WW tothe insiciii boundary  .if lot -r_'i. gr<iU]> 1. Koolenny, thenee soutli  ii.niii.tliu ei.Kti-in boundary ol'pnnl lot -J-J2u  UlstHiieeof 40uh>iln.��. I nonce enKl . :��.:B cliuins  to the western In.niuliir.v of lot Sufi, group 1,  Koolenny, ihem-e north-ll) chains nlong the  wnMcrri boundary of s��ld lot :W> to the point  ���t eoniiiieiietinein, contivinliij; IM acres more  or  llKK. .        ,���,_  Dated the Uth day of Noveinber, 1905.  THOMAS GKEBS WOOD.  Chimney Sweeping  Cancellation of Reserve.  COAST DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby si ven that llic reservation,  n. i,;ee of wliieh was  published  in the 11   IJ.  <jazelle. iiii_Ld______y>ili AiiKUsr.liHil..i;��vcrl.ng.  a "belt of land c-Mentirns ack n distance lJt  ten miles on cuc-li side of the .Slte.ena Kiver  between JCiUiltis Canyon and Hazelton, i.s  cancelled.  Notice is also clvcn that, that portion of the  reservation, notice of which wns published In  the 11. C. Gazette and dated 27th December,  1S9!1, covering a belt of land extchdinj. between the mouth of Kltmat Kiver and Kit-  silas Canyon, is rescinded in ho nuns it covers land lying between the  Kitsllus Canyon and a point in the  Klttmit Valley, distant ten miles .1:. n  northerlv direction from the mouth of Kit-  mut River, and that Crown lands tlicivon will  he open to sale, pre-emption and olherdispos-  It.ioii under the provisions of lhe hand Aet,  on and after the eltflil Ii (8th) day of December  next: I'rovided that the right uf wny of any  railway shall not be Included in any lands bo  acquired.    .  1 ' W.S. Grill B.  Deputy Cotnmissionerof Lands and Works  Lands n'nd Works Department,  ��� Victoria, B.C., .Hist August, I'm.  Land   Notice.  Notice Is hereby given thnt'-days afterdate  I Intend to apply to tin; Hon. C'hiet'Commis-  slonei-of LiiiHlM and Works for permission  lo pm-clmiiJ the following described In nils :���  Commencing al a post olanted on the west  li.mndiiry of the Canadian Pacific Kuilway,  liiilfa mile south of Kulllviiu Creek. West  Kootenay district, marked-'K. C. 'Ilrernnn'.x  S. K. Corner," thenee running west 'III chains ;  llience north '10chains: thenee ea-t 41) eliains,  more or less, to the Canadian Pacific Hallway  rlght-ol'-w��iv; thenee following said l-iglil-ol'-  wiiv southerly .10 i-hains, more or less, to lliu  place of bcginnhig; eonlaining lCOacres, more  or less.  Daled the2l)th dny ofSeptember, IBft..  '  F. C. Tikema N.  Prompt attention given to all orders for  C imney Sweeping.  Send yoiir orders to Jok 1) Downks, cure of  ni". Old Curiosity Shop.  Sl.80 p-r chimney.  JOB PRINTING AT  THE ECONOMIST  K.  S.   Lfiuiif,    barrister,   r> turned  from the coast last cvenii-g.  Notice.  Notice is hereby given that fin days nfter.  dale I in-Mid to apply to the .Older Conunls- '  sioner of Lund* and Works .at Victoria, for j  permission to purchase tlie following de- I  scribed lands In West Kootenay: I  Commencing at ft post miirked J. T. Green- I  wood, S. \V. -post,  planted a'l  the northwest  corner of lotfHOO (Campbell), tlience north 20  chains: thenee east40 eliains; thenee south  W chains;   tlience back   ton point, of corn-,  meneement. containing 8U acres more or less. .  Dated at Nelson, this I3th day of October, '  1905.  J. T. 6BKESAVOOB.      I  '; THEJSWELER  X    BAKER ST.  We only ask one trial to make you our cus  tomer.H Fine Watch Jewelry. Optical and  Silverware repairing and everything in the  line. Reasonable charges. Work sent us  from outside townp will receive the same care  as it personally delivered. Difficult repairs  done for other Jewelers  |    Ail Kinds of Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums^ Crockery, Etc.    %  Complete   House  Furnishers  Funeral Directors, Embalmers  4��>  #7.50 Per Ton  Delivered  All oiflors n.ust be accompanied by cush and should be forwarded  either personally or by mail to the offi.e of  f. P. TIERNEY, GENERAL AGENT  ty  Ah  ty  ty  Almost the toughest thing in the "whole of creation is a "pinto" Broncho when.he is in  fighting humor.  ISTow his hide is j list as toiight as 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  Winhipea  I   R. I-I.GAR1,EY, British Columbia Agent

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