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Array " '.'*'*.v-rf;*'.**.�� "'",>. 'yJZAy-'"-.  A  AH  \y A^lAt^u -^- C^L-^O-  mzymmw&iAmmm��M$  '"' r: Z A-AAlAiirA:7 A^^ATT^t^AZ^S  ���   a   ,- '...;���  - ���.'r7A/---::r-ri.iik7:A~iKiA^i'i*Zi3M��Ffi  --' .'.������ .���������������o.o-a'T- 5;3��7% AiaS!^^ 'j\B!&fiP  ...���-'. .-...       ..;.���.',.....   r'-.-..'.,;'_ .' :-..r  JHI   '    ���%JH��C^(J< */!,  '������ :"aSP  ���    '   - 'r-Z&M  ,' "s-i'-yiflM  #'V   ' - .  ' ' ��� %.^d  VOLUME  VIII.  NELSON, B. 0., SATURDAY AUGUST 27, 1904.  '"^.  MiteiR��?li  X ales of the   X own  One of tlie most conspicuous cases of  a honesty tbat has ever come under the  observation of The Economist in  years occurred in Nelson tliis week.  Ifc givps this paper particular pleasure  to refer to it, inasmuch as tlie hero belongs to a profession in which honesty  is not regarded as oue ofthe shining vir-.  - tues���'the newspaper business.* A few  days.ago Joseph Ryan visited, ^he  Ledge oflice, and.witli a trust that is  really sublime laid down on the floor a  valise containing- machinists' tools.  When leaving he forgot to take the  tools with him, and indeed could not  tell where he left them. - He advertised his loss in the Daily News and  Mr. Lowery, of the Ledge, promptly  returned tbe valise,.with all the tools  iu it, to its rightful owner. It. may bo  argued that the tools were of no use to  Mr. Lowery aiid an attempt made in  this way to-detract from tbe disinterested honesty of the editor ; or again,  ���** t  it may be eon tended tbat Mr. Lowery in  ��� waiting till the advertisement appeared  in tlie News showed that he had hesitated before restoring them to their  rightful owner'; but in eitherargument  the writer can see nothing that hi-any  - way weakens the contention tbat tbe  restoration ofthe valise containing the  tools to their rightful owner was the  act of au honest man, and one wor'hy  of praise and emulation. If Mr. Ryan  had been so unfortunate as to have left  his valise aud toolsin any other newspaper office in Nelson, especially it the  tools were a kind that could btsused in  burglary, it is doubtful if his advertisement would have brought abou t the desired   result".     Therefore,   this   paper  once more suggests  tbat   while   Mr.  ���   i .f  Lowery in  giving rip tbe valise and  tools has not preserved the most manifest and prize.1 traditions of.tiie newspaper profession, be has opened a new  line of thought for scientists who have  hitherto regarded the practice of honesty as being incompatible with  success in tbe conduct of a great  newspaper.  of the larger Canadian cities and investigate the police methods prevailing in  those places, and will likely spend a  few days in Winnipeg. He expects to  be back here iu time for Nelson's big  fair.  EVENTS AND GOSSIP  Dr. Hall has gone to the coast to attend the convention of the Canadian  Medical Association.  i  The following tourists registered at  the rooms of the Nelson Tourist Assc-  eiation this week: R. L. Cawston,  Calgary; Frank A. Nidgate, Birmingham, England ; R. E. Young, JVinni-  pegf.T. AlbertDalton, F. A.-Webster,  Sherbrooke, Quebec; Miss" Masters,  South Norwood, England ; W. A.  Fetldaman, London, England, J. McBride and wife, Toronto; M- Rur-  meister, Los .Angeles ; Chris. Jensen,  San Francisco ; E. J.-Wilcox, Los Angeles ; T. Scott, McLeod, Alta.; A.B.  Gaskin, W. J. Ford, Chnreton, Ia; R.  F. Langford, Winnipeg ; William  Whalley, London, England ; J. Y.  Keslor, Spokane.  Mrs. T. A. SlMla and daughaer have  returned from a visit of twa or three  months to Everett and other Washington cities. Mrs. Mills was the guest of  Mr. and Mis. P. J. Russell afc Everett  for several weeks. Mr. Russell, his  many friends in Nelson will be pit axed  to learn, has prospered iu his new  ���home, now holding a responsible position with one (jf the largestiPftrnis on  the coast. *   '  ���*' 1 ,  Mrs. McCulloch, wife of City Engineer McCulloch, left Gait, Ont., yesterday for her home in Nelson. Mrs.  McCulloch bas been absent about three  months, all of which time was devoted  to visiting relatives and  friends in the  east.  9  The Jessie Shirley company will begin a week's engagement at the Nelson  Opera House -next Monday evening,'  opening in "The Princess of Patches/'  Tbe company* comes well recommended from Spokane, where it con-  eluded a 17 weeks' engagement last  Thursday evening.  A. H. McNeill, K. C. of Rossland  spent Thursday night in Nelson on his  return from a four-days' outing at  Procter. He had much to say in favor  of-JProcter as a tourist resort���lie laughs  at the suggestion that the Mackintosh  campaign managers Ijave purchased  the Rossland World.      ���    ���        -  The Black Watch band is now on a  tour of the United States and Canada.  This organization ^-vyill.^ reach"* British  Columbia shortly, and the citizens of  Nelson may having*aiv opportunity of  hearing one ,of the best bands  ot" : the Old ' Country. The details of the tour aie not yet complete, but it is expected that altogether  about 0,000 miles will he-covered. . In  the smaller cities where a halt will be  made a single performance will have  to suffice, butin the large,cities, such  as Montreal and Ottawa,'the inhabitants will perhaps bo afforded other  opportunities of hearing the splendid  band.  Interviewed by the -Toronto* Telegram last Saturday, W. A. Galliher  Baid : " No, the Dominion elections  "have not been fixed, but they're as  sore as if they had. They'll take place  this fall without fail."  ** Any changes likely to bo in the  Cabinet?" '  '"None that I know of."___  "You noticed the report about Mr.  Aylesworth?"  "Yes, but I'd place no credence in  that."  "What about G. P. Graham, of  Brockville?"  "What place is there for him in the  Cabinet? If any new blood is to be  introduced into the Cabinet. British  Columbia must gel the fifst chance.  Just now it has only a Minister without portfolio." ���.���"..'  Chief of Police Jarvis has be'en  granted one mouth's leave of .-absence,  andAyill leave for Toronto on the.first  of September to revisit the scenes of  his boyhood days. Chief Jarvis first  left Toronto in 1876""and_jspeiit-'two  years in Edmonton, which was at that  time Qiily a small post. He returned  to Toronto iu.1878, and two years later  v  took up his residence in Edmonton.  Since that time* he has been in the  west.    While east he will visit several  ���Among the attractions- already- se--  curcd for lhe Nelson Fair.are the following : Trof. Leonard, the balloonist  who-was seen here last year, he promises a parachute jump of 2,000 feet;  the wonderful Cyclone, who was the  star attraction of the Joubar Carnival;  Cole & Cole, in their double trapeese  and ring acts ; the Zarahas will perform on the large globe goinjsup an  incline and returning on steps. The  Moukawire has also been engaged. His  comic |)erfoi-mance on the slack wire is  very clever. This is only "a few of the  specialties which will* be seen at the  Fair. ���Secretary Annable is closing engagements with several other attractions, so that visitors can depend upon  witnessing one of the most enjoyable  peiformaneesever seen in the Kootenays. The exhibits will far;outnumber what was expected. ��� '  - Mrs. Thurman, mother of W. A."  and .George Thurman, will leave for  her home in Winnipeg next Thursday.  She will be accompanied by her 'grandson, Charlie Jameison, who has been  on a visit with his.uncles .during the  school bplidays. Mrs. Thurman has  been in Nelson nearly two yeaw and  will carry back to Winnipeg a favor-  ab!e>report ofthe health-giving properties of the Nelson climates  The" residents of-Fairview will petition the Government to nave the Hume  school moved from its present position  in the clouds to a place where it will  be more accessible to the pupils. The  c *st of moving would not be very much,  and the 'convenience to the pupils  would be very great.  GusTbomas, of the Lakeview Hotel,  left last Wednesday morning for Portland en route to the St. Louis Fair. Mr.  Thomas will meet his wife at Portland,  aud if she has .sufficiently recovered  from her recent illness, she will proceed with him to St. Louis, aud thence  to Michigan. They will return to Nelson in time for the*exhibition.  Mr. aud Mrs. J. A. Kelley, and their  sop Harry, Fairview, have returned  from a pleasant outing at Roseberry;  Mr. Kelly says he never caught so many  lish during' his whole life as he did  last-week. -    There is considerable speculation at  Victoria as to who will succeed Mr.  Justi ce Drake on the Bench. There  are many aspirants for the position, the  principal ones mentioned being Aulay  Morrison, M. P., for New Westminster,  and W. W. B. Mclnnes, M. P. P.  There are a number of up-country lawyers spoken of in the same connection,  among others being Will Clemens, of  Grand~Forks, and S. S. Taylor, K. C,  of Nelson. There is also much speculation with respect to the selection of a  successor to Sir Henri Gustave Joly de  Lothbiniere in the Lieutenant-Governorship. It is said that Senator Templeman can have the exalted office for  the asking, but does not'want it. Senator Bostock is also spoken of in this  connection.  , The Nelson laerosse'Uearn*will play  at N<-">v Westminster exhibition, having received an acceptance of its offer  Ibis morning. Tbey will b.egin practice afc once, and may play Cranbrook  during the Nelson Fair. ���".  A dramatic society lias been formed  in Nelson, and there is a prospect that  tlie Operatic Society will soon begin  the preparation of "The Pirates of  Penzance," or some other opera.  . Yen. Archdeacon Beer was in the  city this'week on matters dealing with  the Kootenay diocese.  | Western railway, chiefly on theSarnia  I branch. Returning to England, he  I was not long afterwards appointed  chief engineer to construct a short suburban railway ^from Cape Town to  Wynburg. Called again to Canada in  1S68, he was appointed on the staff'of  the chief engineer, Mr. (now Sir) Sand-  ford Fleming, on tbe construction of  the Intercolonial railway. In 1872 he  was despatched' to take, charge of the  C. P. R. surveys iu British Columbia,!  and afterwards took charge until completion ofthe division from Port Moody  to Emory's bar. Jn 1886 his connection  with the C. P. R. ceased, and fro'm that  time up to 1392 he was consulting engineer in the public service.  The Victoria Colonist regards ifc a  strange omission that none of the  Ottawa correspondents nor the Associated Press telegraphed the news to.  the coast of the death at Ottawa on August 14th of one of the foremost figures  in Canadian history���Marcus Smith,  C. E. Deceased wa3 a distinguished  civil engineer, and was more popularly  known as one of the chief actors in the  great plan of the construction of the  Canadian Pacific railway. Born in  Berwkk-on-Tweed, Enjr., July 16th.  1815, he spent the first j'ears'of his  business career in England and the  United States. Removing toCanadiv  in 18501, he was engaged oo the Great  Dion Boucicault and bis sister Miss  Nina Boucicault,-two of tbe best actors  on the London stage, inherit the talent  of their father, the late Dion Boucicault,  not only one^of the most famous actors  of the Victorian.era.but one of its most  famous dramatists. For who does not  recall " The Collen Bawn," and other  Irish plays, to say nothing of "London  Assurance," which has taken its place  among the stage classics of the language ?  It is reported that the Northern Pacific will shortly equip its main line  with what is known in the electrical  world as the telegraphone system, combining in its operation both the telegraph aud the telephone. In its operation the telegraph wires are used for  sending messages by both processes  simultaneously. -Thisis-accomplished  bythe use of difierent currents for each  system, so that neither interferes with  the other. It is possible for'traiu crejvs  to use tha telegraphone at any point  on a telegraph" line equipped with relays, and the device is said to be invaluable in case of accident,or wreck,  as the wires may be connected at any  point on the road and communication  established.  The Victoria Tourist Association has  received a telegram from President C.  M.Hays of the Grand Trund Pacific  Railway promising to meet a deputation of business naeu on his arrival  there. The deputation intends to urge  upon Mr. Hays the desirability of Victoria as the terir.inus for the' Grand  Trunk Pacific. Ifc will suggest tbat  the line should to go tbe Coast by Bute  Inlet thence across to Vancouver Island  and find its natural terminus in Victoria.  Chief Justice Hunter is holdirjg rourt  in Atlin. During his trip north His  Lordship was delayed at Skagway for  a couple of duys.aud with Mrs. Hunter  had some pleasant recreation in the  way of fishing. He landed several fine  trout, weighing five pounds each, but  Mrs. Hunter succeeded even better,  landing one fish scaling d] pounds.  Atlin, like Nelson, wants a resident  judge, the appointment being urged in  the presentment of tbe grand jury. It  was pointed out that a prisoner had  been lying in jaii for four and a half  months awaiting trial. The presentment also urged the apointment of a  stipendary magistrate and a judge of  the Small Debts court, as tlie additional  work placed on the shoulders of the  government agent interferes with his  duties as gold commissioner.  A press despatch gives the following  particulars.pf the funeral at Quebec  on Monday-of the late Lady Joly de  Lotbiniere: " The remains of the late  Lady Joly de Lotbiniere arrived here  yesterday afternoon at 3:45 o'clock, accompanied by Sir Henri Joly and his  son.    A large number of prominent  citizens were at" the station awaiting  the arrival of the funeral train, including several members of the family, "together with Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Sir A.  E. Taschereau, Sir A. P. Ptlletier, Sir  L. N. Casault, 'Major Sheppard representing Lieutenant-Governor Jette and  Hon. Charles'Fitzpatrick, The casket  containing the remains of the deceased  lady was placed on a hea*rse, as were a  wreath from Lord and Lady Minto, a  cross from the* Canadian' Foresters'  Association, and other floral offerings.  The^funeral cortege wended its' way to  Mount Herman Cemetery, and was  followed by many carriages. When  the cemetery was reached a service was  held in St. Michael's church.  - j'-    ���  It is encouraging to- note the progress being made in the ore shipments  from the Slocan division, tho weekly  output averaging up to the Sandou  camp. This'weekthree properties figure in the list, the Black Prince, Ottawa  and Enterprise, with a to'al of*S6 tons.  The Princ&made.its first shipment, of  22 tons, under the.iiew management,  to Nelson ; the' Ottawa senfc out its  weekly quota, 44 tons to the same  place; and the Enterprise 20 tons to  Trail. For the year the output is 1504  tons.  F. E. Simpson,"editor and proprietor  of the Cranbrook Herald, the best  weekly paper published in the Kootenays, has !usfc returned from a visit to  tbe St. Louis Fail* and the Winnipeg  exhibition. He is now entertaining  the citizens .of Cranbrook with a  breezy account .of his trip.  Dr. J. 0. Houston and wife, -of  Prince Edward Island, will arrive in  Nelson to-morrow night.   The doctor,  /        r '  who has been attending the Medical  Convention at Vancouver, was at college with Dr. Rose.  William Cranston, one of the lessees"  of the Opera House, is expected in Nelson* this evening. Thje new company  will-take over the house on the first of  the month, taking,the last three nights  of the Jessie Shirley engagement.  Many changes in the-way of-improve-  ments will be made in the house within  the" next few weeks with tbe objeet of  making it one of the most attractive  places of amusement in-the west.  The citizens of Nelson, while they  will gladly congratulate Mr. Bruce  Heathcate on his promotion to the  branch ofthe Canadian Bank of Commerce at San Francisco, will afc the  same time regret the departure of that  gentleman and his family from Nelson.  Mr. aud Mrs. Heathcdte are held in  high esteem in this city, and tbe best  wishes.for their future will accompany  them to their new home in San Fran.  Cisco. "���  T. G. Procter is no\y importing.from  Kansas several dozen Bob White  quail, which are to be delivered in No-  vember.J The Kansas quail are a much  hardier bird than those of Californta,  and by planting a few sunflowers  around the ranches, the owners may  hope for good results. James McPhee  got a few birds a -year ago and has  now a large brood. ''"Ranchers desirous  of procuring quail can get them by ordering through Mr. Procter. Orders  should be sent in. at once. .There is  some probability also ,of being able to  secure pheasants from tbe coast.  : 'AAM  -__  . *��� f- +s&V  N  ews of the  M  j ~,  mes  . r-ffii  - 'A.-i-xi  - .-a.J'j.-'S.^I  -   , "'''y 7~-e$ \  ';. ���$%[  .,- s-Ai*i  - -.    1>fJ  BOUNDARY MINING NOTES.  Plioenlr Pioneer. '  It is said that some of the Boundary  smelters are not getting coke as freely  as they would like.  Several cars of lumber from Danville, Wash., are being received by tbe  Brooklyn for the new ore bins, etc.  A force of about 115 men Is now employed at the Mother Lode mine, arid  work on the foundations for the new  ore crusher is being pushed aar fast as  possible. . """ _  Peter Swanson and Geo. Crowst  have been taken ��� into partnership by  H. H. Huff and Mardock McLeod in  the Blue Jacket and Horse Shoe claims  in Central camp, for doing a certain  amount of development work.  Ou the Hope No. 2, in Skylark  camp, which was bonded last week  from Robert ,Donegaj> by P. J. Der-  modyand J: A..Rlissel, ground sluicing has exposed the ledge,-which in  the same as that of the Silver Cloud  and Silver King.  LARDEAU MINING NOTES.  Trout Lake Topic.  W.   Drew, R. Rogers ��� and   H.  R.  Barnard are doing some good work  placering on Lardeau river.   From fine  grains ^o nuggets worth from |>2 to $3  are being taken out ln quantities that  surprise some of the old-timers that  used to work the creek in the old days.  . ._  In one week one man took out three  ounces and in .another case half ^ an  ��� ** .-'*.*��� * , * . *-       ^*-  'ounee^yajr washed.out-'of "three pans:*  Taking on an average big money is being made and we can look for a revival  / * ...  of placer work on the creek.  .(J. A. Magee, manager of the Spyglass group at Poplar was iu town during the week. He reports having run  into a fiue body of ore in the lower tunnel carrying a large percentage of native silver.  Tony Lindgren. and.partners have  done a large amount of work oo the  Linson View property on Canyon  creek.during tlie season. Tbe property  is in fine shape and a good-sized shipment of ore will be sent to tbe smelter  shortly.'-  Nate Lay came in from the Bonanza  and Arallu grotjps situated in the  Lucky Jim Basin. Ou tbe Bonanza a  line fissure vein of carbonates aud galena bas been uncovered. The tunnel  aloi g the footwall is now in 125 feet  and shows ore from three to twelve inches all the way carrying cousiderabj**-  grey'' copper. The values, obtained .-  from the tunnel run from $5/00 to J  ?44.00 in gold and 50 to 60 ounces in,7.  silver. "       * r    :  On the Arallu group, which cqnsiafs'  of eight claims.a tunnel has been driven  on the Arallu for 42feet. On the Lucky '  Lode claim of this group a lead has  been uncovered" which is from 6 to 8  '  feet wide carrying iron sulphides and  copper.   .       '        *"     ,  ��� AAikl  ������ ~?Al  ���'-   ^��  -.A>r_l  ��� t -*'.H I  1.-41  ..���*"'-*  :-'���*.  POPLAR MINING, NOtES.  -- ~-*s3$r  A*^  I,.'  Kaslo Kootenaian. . .  Mr. S. B. Hodgson, oneofcthe'"pro-'^'Hi^|.  prietors of the Golden'Chest group*o^^fll  claims at Poplar was in the cityMon- -   ��� A"?  day,    Mr.-Hodgson has been working  steadily on this group for the past three  months, stripping and* showing the  lead���which is eight feet wMeAfor a  distance of 50 teeit> Assays from, the  lead have run" as high as $50 TtTgoId.  Free gold has been found on the property but in small quantities. "  On Porter and Chisin's group considerable free gold has been found and  better results could be obtained by the  putting in of stamp mills on thia property. AA ���  Anderson and Baillie's gold-copper  property, five miles up Poplar creek, is  looking well. The owners havestripped  fche'lead for 100 feet and are now driving a tunnel to tap the lead at greater  depth.   . Copper assays from this pro- _  perty run. as high as 30 per cent.;' V* X  '-. Work iis .being' continued.- olO the '  Sweede'group. "At present thpyare'  driving the"lower tunnel and are in 150  feet.      There is any quantity of -schist  on this property. Mr.'E(*._Morgan,\t'he  superintendent, having panned gold to  the value of $8 from the schist a fortnight ago.  -$.  AKrl  **. -s&tfJI  SLOCAN MINING NOTES.  Z z.\  Slocan Drill.  Eight inches of high grade ore bas  been struck on the Antoine.  Thirteen    properties    are   working  around Sandon under lease.  ~ Shortage" of" water"is~maki.^Slocatr"  concentrator men feel nervous.  Sandon's ore shipments, last week  were 64 tons, making 6833 tons to  date.  A new vein has been struck by W.  Hunter on the McAllister group, on  the north fork of Carpenter. It assays  high in silver.  B  oundary  OreS  hipments  The Sandon celeoration committee  are desirous of securing the services of  Mrs. Parry for a concert to be given in  that city on the evening of Labor Day.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines for 1902  1904, and for last week :  Granby Mines, Phoenix    .  Snowshoe, Phoenix  Brooklyn. Phoenix    .  Mother Lode, Deadwood  Sunset, Deadwood  Morrison, Deadwood  B. C. Mine, Summit .  R. Bell, Summit     .  Emma, Summit .       .       .  Senator, Summit Camp .  Oro Denoro .    ' .  Brey Fogle, Summit  No. 37       ...       .  Mountain Rose  Reliance1   ��� .        .        .        .  Winnipeg. **v P'-gton   .  Golden Crown, Wellington  Athelstan, Wellington ....'.  King Solomon, W. Copper  No. 7 Mine, Central  City of Paris, Central .  Jewel, Long Lake   .  Carmi, West Fork  Providence, Providence .  Elkhorn, Greenwood .  iB. P. U. and Goldfinch .  Ruby, Boundary Falls  ! Miscellaneous  .   " '.      .  "  ' Total, tons.    '*.  1903  . 393,718  74,212  1904 Past Week  347,660   10,860  ' 130',492  . 15,731  3,339  . 19,365  115,690  .4,192  . 22,937  363  . 15,537  31,197  1,756  14,498  222  354  66  33  1,452  99  2,435  33  33  5,646  2,968  910  476  400  305  167  226  684,426       515,451       16,636 V-'.a-i eisjjat-fsiJrZ'lkf. ciY,'*��M.��>.��*��*:!.fw��srw����;^^^  f HE iflBtSbfi. ECiCttOMST  The Nelson Economist  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  Published every Saturday afternoon at,  Vkrnon Stkkkt, Nelson. B. C.  $t P^f Year iii Advance  Advertising rate* uiaae known on application.  All ehiinset In   ��dv��:-tls6..icntK to insure insertion should reach  this offios not. Inter Mian Thumday, 12 o'cloct.  "When change of addrewi In required, 11 Is leK'riblc tliat both tbe  old addrcHB and the now be given.  A-dilresn   all   communications,   "I'ubllnher   of   Tub   Nelson  fioosomsT. Nelson. B, C."  Hfrh. Mr. Prefontaine is very liberal with' his p'fouj-  ises, but his Government is lamentably lax in fulfillment of thesame.  Manin Burrell should deteat Duncan Ross in Ya.le  Ctriboo. Mr. Burrell is the material out of which  capable Cabinet ministers are constructed.  The Province of Quebec gets in Government expenditure in proportion to the population almost  twice as much as any Province in the Dominion.  f .... ��  i  RE TIMBER  MEASUREMENT.  Some liberal papers profess the belief that the  Dundonald incident will soon be* forgotten. They  will discover their error just about the time the elections take place.  !  Of MEN'S SHOES to  hand.    Good to look  at, good to wear,  and reasonable in price.  We have had articles in our last two issues on this |  Important subject.    We were also aware that representations had been mad^to H�� Hon. the Chief Commissioner of Lands'and Works as'to the advisability  " of action   therein   by   him.    In   reply  thereto, he  writes that he has given instructions  to  Mr. Martin,  the timber inspector here, to henceforth   work  as  if  *   the Act were in force and to carry out its provisions,  ~ really putting it in force in the interior of the  Province of British Columbia, knowing thai his  action in  so doing will be homolgated by the Legislature  if it  were called iu question.  In this  action, the commissioner has done all that  he-can do���in the meantime at least. There are, how-"  ever, some respects in which v.*e contend that the Act  ' requires amendment at the earliest opportunity.    One  * of these is this���vvho should be called upon to pay the  fees and charges.which are payable thereunder ?  The  present provision of the Act is that  they are payable  - by the  persons requiring  bis services of the Super- .  ' visor and that they shall De a lien  on the lien on the |  logs measured until they will be paid."   The official  scaler under'the Act-that is the person who will first  measure them-will ordinarily be an employee of. a  lumber company.     He will n aurally be disposed to  favor his employers, unconsciously if not consciously.  The error, if any, will in every case be in their favor  \V. A. Galliher, M. P., says there will be a Dominion election this autumn, while the member for-  Nelson in the Local Legislature argues opposite. "It]  remains to be seen whether Mr. Galliher or Mr.  Houston is gifted with the spirit or prophesy.  insurance    Real   Estate   and  Mining  Agent  Houses and offices to rent and lots for sale in all parts of the city.-  Now is the time to invest in good  Ranch Property  The Kootenay Valleys Co., L'td, London, Eng.  Nelson City .Land and Improvement Co.*  Fire and   Accident  Insurance   a  Specialty  T.  $ Baker St. |  ��������������������������������� ����**��e*e �������������������������� ������*>��������*������ ���������*������������ ������-��<������������� ���������  The citizens of Nelson showed their friendly feelings towards Grand Forks by their I iberal pationage  of the Summer Carnival, aud no doubt our friend's in  Graud Forks will appreciate the spirit which prompted  this display of good-will towards  a neighboring city.  ���The result of the Lillooet election has been commented upon by all the Eastern Conservative papers,  as showing the trend of political feeling iu British  Columbia. The spleudid majority by vrhich Mr.  McDonald won his election is justly attributed to the  popularity of the McBride Government.  PRESS COMMENT.  It Pays to Deal witfi Rutherford  Your doctor will send his prescription to Rutherford's Drug Store if you ask him. Careful dispensing  by .the . proprietor, pure. drttga and fresh are special  features in this store.        A -  ~  There is, a great difference in Drugs and Gheni-  icals as regards purity, and this store intakes it a  point always .to buy the best and purest even though  the price is higher.   IT PAYS TO G-ET THE BEST.  Take the item of Quinine. There are cheap  grades of.German Quinine, which .most' drug stores  use. We use nothing but Howards & Sons best Engr  lish Quinine. .It costs, more, but WE DON'T  OHARG-E MORE. ?   A  Seridjis your Recipes and Prescriptions.  WM. RUTHERFORD, Druggist-  PHONE-A214  NIGHT PHONE B214   . WARD STREET, NELSON, B. C.  .*    1  E. FERGUSON & CO.  Nelson, B. C  , The largest exclusively Wholesale  Liquor  House iii   the interior  In Pints and Quarts  Dawson's "Extra Special" Scotch.    Granda Cigars.  Mitchell's Heather Dew Scotch etc.    Earl of Minto etc.      ���    v  A full line of imported and domestic Liquors and Wines. a"  At least such will be the natural  tendency in view of I  *     *        "* ��..    .u���f.(|,i��   nrn- I        A"  Ottawa Citizen.  When  the Toronto Telegram learns that Lord Al-  verstone was one of the judges who concurred in that  Scottish church decision, it will promptly inform   his  lordship that  one more break and he will  lose his  job  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  Toronto Telegram.  II  11  their business relationship.     The result of this pro  ' vision-of theAct.'asitnowstar.ds/will   be  to cast  upon the vendor to the company in "all cases the payment of tbe said fees.and charges.      A much  fairer  provision would be to make the payment fall  upon  the party vendor or purchaser-who would lose upon  the appeal from the scaler to the supervisor.   yV a  appellant from the scaler to the supervisor is adjudged  to-be wrong in such appeal, by all means he should  ��� pay the charges and costs iucuned by such appeal;  but why should   he  be mnde   to   pay .hem il  he  should be adjudged right iti appealing.    This provis-  ���ion-should assuredly_bectangcd _aUhe_ first_ opportunity.     The costs should be made to follow tbe appeal in all cases.  Then there should be no lien upon the logs therefor.    They may not be the property of the party who  would be liable to pay them, if the Act were changed  as we are advocating.  ' - And we believe that there should be an appeal from  the supervisor to a board of arbitration.     A   large  lumber company would naturally have a considerable  influence in  a small  community  and a  supervisor  might well-be or conceivably be under the "mesmeric  influence" of such a company.   It would greatly tend  to keep him walking in the straight aud narrow path  of business rectitude if he  knew that there could be  an appeal from bis decision ;  and the knowledge th-.t  there could be such an appeal would tend to p event  the company attempting to influence the  supervisor.  Tbis appeal would in all likelihood not   often be resorted to; especially iu the case of the timber inspector  here, in  whom all have confidence ;  but that would  ���   not mean that such a provision  in the  Act would be  useless or unnecessary.     Far from it.     Its beit  results would be those which we have just indicated.  Amended thus the Act v-ould seem to.be an excellent  one-;'  The Tribune's terrible threats against civil servants  who take part in politics^! 11 terrorize no one, Mr.  Houston is no longer in a position to intimidate his  enemies, and his threats are only those of a weak old  man who forgets that he is shorn of all power. .No  one denies that civil servants should refrain from, active participation in politics, or prevented from furnishing the sinews of war to carry on a political campaign, but surely John Houston is the last man who  Should revile them for having done so.     ,  The favorite statesmen who will serve on'the Grand  Trunk Pacific railway commission are all "practical  men, or perhaps practical politicians would be a more  accurate term. A knowledge of railroading is no  qualification for service on the railway commission,  and a knowledge of practical politics appears to be  the supreme qualification lor a place in the aggregation of small partisans which Sir William Mulock  and Hon. C. S. Hyinan are building up at Ottawa.  Trout Lalto Topic.  Notwithstanding the announcements of the Grit papers that the McBride Government is corrupt, no  good, everything that is bad~th~ar~irhas"n"ot"oue"reT"  deeming virtue, the credit of British Columbia is  steadily advancing in London. The credit of iiidi-  p victuals, companies and governments is not always  based on their surplus, but on the soundness of the  management, and the honor and integrity of the individuals. Results count'and with our credit advancing the croakings of the Liberal papers as to mismanagement, etc., will not be given credence to.  MEAT MERCHANTS  "    Head Office Nelson, B-C.  1 Tents& Awnin-p Made and Repaired J  i  CLOTHES^   CLEANED    AND  MENDED.  OVER J. H. WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON, B. C.  Branch   Markets'  in   Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon, Three  Forks, New Denver and Slocan City. ���  Orders by Mail to any branch will have prompt  and careful atten  *.-*  NELSON ELECT RIG  TRAMWAY  CO., L'TD.  NELSON. B.C.  N.E.T. TIMETABLE.  STANLEYSTRKKT���  '/"���'��� '"���.'" 7.00'       7.40  ,   9.OO 9.40  ���,  Every 40'minutes until 10.20.p. to-  BOGUSTQW'N ���  /* 7.20 .00"      8.40  10,00     1.0,40  Every 40 minutes until 10,40 p, m.  8 20. a. m,  10,20  9.20 a. m  u.20  REAL ESTATE.  Apply.. A. V.-MASON,  Man. Sec  Lots,     Warehouses,     Offices.  The Car Barn, Phone 165B.   _  Times of Natal.  It is evident that  Lord  Dundonald   has plenty of  friends in Canada, and a   plebiscite of the Dominion  at the present time would probably show that, in spite  ofthe Domini6n Government, the  late commandant  has the support of the majority of the  people.     At  any rate he is to be  presented  with a national  testimonial, ancl popular committees are being formed all  oyer Canada.     The subsequent action of the Laurier  Government in ordering the destruction of all copies  of Lord Dundonald's infantry and cavalry text books  is incredibly petty, and suggests childish   petulance  rather than the behavior of responsible men and ministers.     The excuse made, that the books have been  condemned by officers of experience, is a palpable  sham.      How is it that the discovery of the unreliability of  the text books was synchronized with  the  dismissal of the commandant.     Lord Dundonald had  to go, not because l.e was iucompeteut, but because he  trod upon the political corns of one or two members  ofthe government.    It would be interesting to know  the names of the officers of experience who condeir.ned  the  text books of so distinguished a soldier  as Lord  Dundonald.     We suppose that they are some members of the local  militia, possibly the favorites*of the  notorious Mr. Fisher.  Camps supplied on shortest  notice aud lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing but fresh arid  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  ��, C. TRAVES. Manager  orias rair  Excursion Rates  Nelson      Rossland      Trail  -TO-  St. Louis, $60; Chicago, $65;  Toronto, $87.35; Montreal,  $98; Halifax, $128.80; New  York, $101A  Three   ionths'   Limit.  E. E. STRACHAN!  ���'���������>.       ������   . . - i  Plumber and Gasfitter  I Estimates Given  on General  Plumbing,?  f Sewer Connections, Etc.  t  Baker Street, near Ward  Street, Nelson.  Sewins Machines and"Piarlos  O .  -     ��� '/���-;'   ���;���_  For Rent and for Sale  o DATteSolSALR.'*���  June'~,lG, 17 and 18.'  ������''  July l,2and-3.   August 8,9and 10.  September 5, 6 and 7.  gaBBRHgBfJBSl  MAKE NO MISTAKE  Fg*;  a Pure, Healthful  Cereal, none can compare, with  Old Curiosity Shop, Jase^hineSt..Kelson  JOB PRINTING AT  THE ECONOMIST  Low  Excursion  Fares  For all Eastern points will also  be quoted  going via Port Arthur all rail or lake route,  returning same or via Chicago and St. Louis.  ��� i  !,.    j Made in British Columbia.  The Brackman-Ker  Milling  w9  Manufacturers of High Grade Cereals':'  .mi  t  7 jVor-iflill particular  J.S. CARTER,  Dlst.Pass. Agt..  Nelson.  apply to-local agents.  E. J. COYLK,  A. G-P. A.  Vancouver  AUCTION SALE TO-NIGHT  ATTHE AUCTION   MART  LOT OF NEW GOODS.    BIG BARGAINS.  DON'T FORGET THE  PALACE  J.  <3R��EN. AUCTIONEER,  es**.\ TfiS NEtSON ECOftOMXfc-i'  *,-H''^,V   '   -���-���--"         -     ~     -���    '-   -  ........    .  Xk  3ini��jii!^wBa^sw��!^^  9  ���ifr^yr,sim$m  ���*- ''���A-'smmL  .! ;-   ���*,   -i^WSfStl  ' '"'".io*- '4fo5��|  v-A->t-w\\  �������� ��.��rnffr' . ������.7'?yy\   -���   *'^#|  A%>  *;  '*ti  ���;. _:;*!  < >a \*:*l  '.'*vi"  ��� o.      -     /yv^l  *-J?r"_ A.zM  ���     h'.;N-  Tg^n  ,'-*.,���*, I  From $ i .7 5 to $7  .���&  left of our  ,-*  -;���������   ��� : A    'a* ,  HA MM  T"V  ��FG  *���  Them at.$.1.25 Each  - A"Wl  ���   *'~**$3g  ���i_, - 'A'Stt  -, -A --*?!  "ASS!  /  A'v.f*m  '"'���*"' 'l��|  :   ; vT'l  * * ***.**'  >In jp-acre.bloeks, in 26-acre blocks.? I tnproveci ranches.  J;, Ei-Armabte,--.Neilsbhv B. C.  ��^^.^V^'^^>^'^^^/^>i31^^^'ViS^^  flcCaiisland  BlKES-rST^NEirSON  o:���_ .. AGENT^pR  So4la^^Juiia*M^lb\v^; :  ' o ^tieXelebrated Keith Shoe  1he: DbuglasShoe?  i Custom Work.     Invisible JPatcHmg a Specialty, i  nneedotal  Elkel Bum-more ih rpppmisible for  tho lullowiiig story illustialinj,' W'il-  tc.n Latkayo's bimloiiiu-wit: " One 'lay  l.iicknye ssiid lie l.mtl nmil<_* a ilviiinti-  lization of Hugo's '���J.et.M iseriU.Ii'H.'ancl  somebody .said bo -would new? get u  New York nitu)ajr;**r to prod u wit. 'Produce it!' sneered Lackaye ; -why, you'll  never get a'New York manager to pronounce it.'" '���������"���'���  United Staples Senator Hoar received.  y>wor& the other day lhat a.frienO,'-who .  liad been supposed to have appendicitis, was suffering not from that all-?  ment, but from acute indigestion.  "That is good news," said the Senator.  "I rejoice that the trouble lies hi tfta  fable of contents rather than in tho  appendix."      ���     .  . Samuel Rogers, the poe-t, told oj.an  �� Englishman < and a Frenchman who  , ihad to fig-ht a duel. That they might  have a. bettercjiance. 'ot missing one  another, they were to fight in a dark  room. The Englishman fired uip the  chimney and brought .down the French-  man! "When.I tell this story in Paris,"  added Rogers, "I put the Englishman  up the chimney,'' ���        ;. o ; _   -  -h James G. Blaine used to tell this  story: Once in Dublin, toward the end  of the opera, Satan was conducting  Faust'*hrough a trap-door which represented the gates of Hades. His Majesty got   through  all  right���he   waa  -used to going below���but Faust, who  was quite stout, got only about half  way in, and no squeezing would get  him any farther. Suddenly an Irishman in the gallery exclaimed, devoutly, "Thank God, hell is full."  When Moses Colt Tyler, -the celebrated* professsor of history at Cornell,  was an Instructor at the University ol  Michigan, he had charge of a class in  English that assembled at 8 o'clock  a.m. One; raw February morning at  roll-call, he read; the name of "Mr.  Robbins," a member of the class, without getting a:n answer.' "Mr. Robhin3,"  he repeated In a slightly, louder voice.  Still no reply. "Ah," s'ald the instructor, with a quiet smile, "come to  think of it, it is rattier early for robins." './ ..������...   ���  John Townsend Trowbridge, ons of  the few surviving intimates of Walt  Whitman, relates these anecdot��:s in hia  "Reminiscences" of the "good, gray  paet" 'in the "Atlantic Monthly":  "When, at dinner, preparingjimy dish  of salad, I, remarked that I'was employed as his critics would-be when  his new edition was out, he queried;  'Devouring Leaves of Grass?' 'No,* I  said, 'cutting up Leaves of Grass*���  which amused him more, I fancy, than  the cutting up fill whlth cmie later. As  the after noon waned, and he spoke of  leaving us, somebody placed a bocfc  before the face of the clock. I said:  'Put Leaves of Grass there. Nobody  can see through that.' 'Not even tha  author?' he said, with a whimsical Uft-  lns of the brows.  SMQKE  THE   CELEBRATED  BRLAB^SJLEEJSC  ^  Nottingham, England.  Navy Gut Mild, Medium and Full  Haw Mixture. -  Cut Cigarette  Tobacco,  Pedigree Tobacco, Navy Cut  Cigarettes.  Tobaccos and Cigarettes are Second to I one .  WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTING AGENTS FOR WESTERN CANADA.  Turner/Beeton & Go./L'td - victoria, b. c.  W. A Thurman  Depotfor Briar Pipes, Nelson  JOHN Mc LATCH IE  Dominion and  Provincia!  Land Surveyor  Op. B C. Customs House, Kelson  MONTREALvSole Manufac  turers of the "Pinto Shell Cor  dovan" Gloves and Mitts  R. H.CARLEY,B.CrAgt.  V*  $7.50 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders must be accompanied by cash and should l*e fo> warded  either personally or by mail to the oflice of -  W. P. TIERKEY, GENERAL AGENT PlA P:." A A pi A-c j& A: z  "' '���".      .*''* "'���.* '-"''"-'   ";'o-*"  "   ���"  ���"'    '"/*  n ��� v ���ir���t������f^rii-r-rf."if^ "rn nT. Vit*z?(rv,l?r;�� ��� rtH������"T* * r-rvr- ^'"���'-���irtltv^' *vtrfffi*-.>rrnlm i* i.T_'v��*)i<l i*riftrt.  ^i��^w^^iM*wiiWTaiwrifc^,'��T��i.a  >'  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  irfin^rtAoniMMiafcymniiin^rf  &> &>  \  Engagemant  It lias been onr endeavor to de:*  sign and make lings to the taste  fancy of cur patrut.s, and at very  short notice. O ir facilities are exceptional, as we have to carry a veiy  large stock of loose precious gemb  of best quality,- aud at very reasonable pricus.  NotiGe. .  Patenaude Bros.  Manufacturing Opticians.  &  W~~  Notice is hereby kIvoii that.'0 dnys after  lintel intend to apply t>> Ibe Chief'Juintuu*-  Hilniicr of Lands mul Wnflts lor*|>eruiisKl<>ii  lo purchase tlie follo'.viiii*' described liirul^  Commencing utn stake niiirUetl one-liulf mil?  west of Kitchener s>t:it.'nii on the south side  of railrond track, thence kouUi 20 <*I,:xitis.  thence east 20 chains, more or less, lo line o!  townsile. thence north 20 chains more or less  to railway track, thence west along railway  track toplaceof comiiicncemont.'containiiii;  4U acres more or less.  Dated at Kitchener, this lith day of June, 19C4  Ueoiigk A. HUNT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NEWS ITEMS.  Local fruit is coining into the lii'irk**"  ratber freely.  W. R.  McLean is now llic lupi ���>  fisher of ft daughter.  The work of improving  the hospital  grounds is progressing favorably,  ' fhere is some talk of extending  Nelsou Fair one day, and the sugges  tion meets with general favor.  Hugh McCausland,-the bIioc nt.iii.  has made several improvements in his  premises .recently/and lie lists now u  irery neat establishment, l/t>��<i-!i.t>a -;rt'at  increase in store room.  E, O. Windsor, pi.ino tuner, wil  jeavefjr neighboringtwn. t.i-Jiy, but  Will return for a.short tinic two weeks  hence. Orders left at Ilie CnmularDru-.  & Book Co.'s btoret. will recti ve proui|>t  attention*.'  The Vancouver ami Kootonay mineral  claims, situate in tlie Nelson Mining Division  or West Kootenay District.  Where located: on east side of Kootenay  Lake, about three miles east of tbe town uf  Sanca.  Take notice, that I, J. L. G. Abbott, Kreo  Miner's (Jortltleale No. HSI.I84 for myself and  as a;rcnt fur H. Abbott, Vree Miner's Cerlill-  eate No. I'8-MK', and K. I,. Heat ley. Kreo Miner's Certlllcate No. Ut>i>,2-ir>, Intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, t>apply to the*.Mining  Recorder for a CVrillieate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant,  of tlie above claims.  And further take notico lhat action, under  Section jf", must be commenced he fore Issuance ofsuch Certitlcate of Im provements.   "  DatedHhis 20th day of June. 1004.  .1. Ij. U. Abiiott.  Certificate of Improvements.  .Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  Os an Older for lour  lies, then Notice'  The prntiiptncMiof ilcl'very.  The eicuimci-K und fret hness of Good*.  1'Ik full honest measure.  TUcntKiHty or waat you get.  You will find abundant reason Tor sending  your future older*.  This WeeU's Specials Are:  11 lb K isesof A 1 Cicamory Butter at 27c  pur pound.  Si 1 ver Hpoon Tea, -We per pound,  l'njali Brand fiueapi le,2.")c.per tin.  Clarke's Uoneless Chicken, 35c per tiu  Very great sorrow irf feit ovor the III-  tiessof Mrs. Win. Blakemotc./ Mrs��.  ftlakeruore has resided in 2*i'ls<>n alioitt  ���_a year, and during tlmt timo ha-f nvuli-  friends of everyone who was firtuuate  enough to enjoy herac'iiaintancc.  s       i   ���-    ��� ������"  ' Among the .visitors t<> JNtlsoii this  thisxweek*was George Merritl, nf Winnipeg 'Mr. Merritl was well-known  in lacrosse circles in the' Pr.iirie cnjiital  a.few" years ago, and still  takes an'in-  'terest in the Canadian national gnuie.  He met many old 'friends in Nolson  daring his visit.  "Corporation of (lie City of Nelson  NOTICE.  Joy's Cash Grocery  T.ittle Johnnie .Mineral Claim,situate In the  XcKon Mining Division of West Kootenay  District. .  Where located: On Rover. Creek, about  three miles from. Kootenay IJiv, r. Take uo-  ticii that I, Frank Fletcher, of the City oi  Nelson, acting us ajjctitfor myself, Free Mln-  er'b Certilicate No. IS8'J,023, aud A. C. Fluiu-  inerfi-lt, Free Miner s Certlllcate No. liSU.UJi,  intend, sixty days from lhe date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Kei-order for a Ceriitieate  ot Impiovements l'or the purpose uf obtaln-  ining a Crown (J rant of the above claim:  Andfurtber-tiike notice that action, under  section S7, must be commenced before the issuance of sueh Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated this 26th day of May. A. D 1904..  FKASK FX.CTl'HKK.  Certfflcate]of Improvement*.  Recluse Mineral Claim, si'tnnite rn the Nelson Mining Division, of West, Kootenay District. _^ ���'  Where located:��� -Three miles West of JNel-  son, on the C. & K. Railway...  Take notice that I. John McLutcfcle, of the  Citv of Kelso**,acting����agent for Edward C  Arthur, Free Miner's Certilicate Ko. BSO.OT;',  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Kecorder for a Certitlcate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim:  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the is-  snuilce of such Certificate ot Improvements.  Dated tbis 21st day of May. 1904.  JoilNMCiaATCKIE,3P. L. 9.  CERTIFICATE CF IMPROVEMENTS.  ���Jf HONE ��  r-.-.  The use of water from I lie c'ty water mains'  for lawn, gardening or sprinkling p'ir'M-iscs is*  from tbis dute limited|e tlie n>ll..wing hours  6 to 8 o'clock a. m., nad from �� to 8 n'oloelt' p  to. Any i>erson found using water fur Ihe  above purposes during any other than thone  firescribed hours will bnsubjectlotlie penalty  m posed for the inl'ruct Ion ofthe provisions  of By-Law No. 81, Water Works Hy-i.iw. * 15y  order. ���     . -    A 1.. McCFJl.I.OCII,  Water Coinmi^sloner  Nelson, August 12tli, 1001.  J.E. ANNAllf-E, Manager.  1*  ONE WEEK COMMENCING  MONDAUOG, .9  MISS  JESSIE SHU  AND COMPANY  Management Hurry IV. Smith.  Opening  Bill  Princess of  Admission 75c and 50c.  Scats on saleat McDonald's,  NOTIGE.  Notice  is  hereby given   that the   under-  Mimed'Iris submitted to tho Lieutenant Gov-  enior-in-in'tmncit a proposal   under  the pro- \  visio'isof the  -'Rivers and Streams Act,   li. '  S. IS. C, Cap. 13��. for the charing aud remnv-  ing nf (.bstruciioiiK  Irom tbe Lower and Upper Duncan Ulvi-rs and Ilowscr hake uud the  mouth    of   the  Duncan  Kiver at  Kootenay I  hake, beiin! all of the Lower Duncan Hiver,  How<er    JLiko,   and    n   distance   of    ten I  jiuilus   up   the  Cpper   Uuiuaii   U vcr   from.  Ilowscr     iJike,    li>r    makiug    tlie   ' same '  lit   for   raiting   and   driving   thereon  lot;f=.  limber     or      rafts,     and      to      construct  dams, booms and brcakwutcis, and to make  Mieb  other   or   necessary Improvements  or  constructions that may be ueeesssiry for the  driving oflog* therein or thereon, or retaining them within the eouiKOof tlie said stream,  and f.>r thu purpose of .storing and trau��tt)it-  ilnglojiu thereon and sorting and booming  the same nt the   mouth ol the Uumsm   Kiver  at. Kootcimy l.ake, and doing everything for  the imrpoiies af.iriHiiiil.  ���Tliu-lsiiidfi t>>-be_aitecteiLhy tUc_aald works,  are all the lands abutting on the said I<o\ver  and Ui)|>er Duncan Kivers and Howser Tjake  for the lull distance ofthe proposed works or  Ini'irovcments. ,  'i he r.ite n'��r tolls, boomage, rafting, driving  of lo^ti, timbei and lumber, and for taking  eare ol' the same until delivery, proposed to  be i-hai-gcd by lhe undersigned, Is to be at the  rale of seventy-rive cents per thousand feet  1'rotn I'uiutB on Uie Upper Duncan Ulver.smd  from )iolnth intervening between the Mild Ui>-  per O moan Hiver and ihe uv-uth of Lardo  Klvcr on'the Quiver Dimwit to Koootenay  Ijtke.anirat the niteor iii'ty cents per thousand feet on the Lower DlU'cin from tho  uiouih ol the Lardi Kiver to Kootenay Luke,  the charges above enumerated (o cover-sort-  linr and booming the same. All nccossary  boom sticks properly fasemd together with  eiialni to receive the same to be supplied by  the ti'inisinitler.aud such logs to be received  immediately on tnelr delivery at Kootenay  Ijil.e properly Loomed. Hucli charge, however, lo be subject to.thesainu beiuglixcd by j  it Judge of the Cnumy Court of Kootenay,'  pursuant to Section 1(1 ofthe mild "UiverB aud l  StriturisaVct."  Datedihis9ih day ofAifjfttst, IfW..  ���  '      ���    ���    .._ J.l'.AlcqoLDUJOK.   J  Mars and J. A. Fractional Mineral Claims,  situate In the Nelson Mining Division of West  Kootenay District.  .  Where located : On Morning mountain.     y  Take notice that I. John McLatchie, Free  Miner's Certificate No.H5a.492, for mysi-lf and  ns agent for Ed Wurd IL Stanley, Free miner's  Certificate No. B5S.4S4, intend sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Kecorder for Certificates of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants ofthe  above claims.  And further take notice thnt action, un-  d��r section 37, must be commenced before  the issuance ol such Certificates tif Improvements.  Dated this 17th day of Mny, A.I). 1S01.  Jou> McLa'i-chie.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Mariposa, Hanky Pauley Fractional and  Kipling Fractional MineralClaims, situate in  the Nelson Mining Division of-West Kootenay District.  Where located : On Morningrnountain.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie, of tho  City of Nolson, acting as agent fov Harry Mo.  Leod "Free Miner's Certificate No. lto}i,S��4"ai_d  Thomas W.T. Stoddard, Free Miner'sCertltl-  eiite No. 1W0.70!), Intend, slxj.y days fiojn the  date hereoi, to apply to the Mining kecorder  Tor Certiticales of Improvements, for the  purpose or obtaining Crown Grants of the  above claims. '  A*.^d further take notice, that action under  Section 37, mttstbe coniinenticd before the is-  snance of such Certificates of Improvements,  Dated this 18th of May, A. D.130-1.  John McLatchie, I*. L. B.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  S. J, M.Mineral Claim, situate in the- Nelson  Mining Division of West Kootonay fistriict.  Where located; Ou the^KortU Forkof WUrt  Horse Creels, North7EastQf and acljoining tbo  ^i-.Oronogo.*lMineralx;iaim..__ _. .__l ._^..__..^Aa _       Take notice that I, John McLhtchie, ofthe  City of Nelson, acting as agent lor Duncan  McArthur, Free Miner's Ccrtilicate No.  1180,703, intend, sixty days from": the date  hereof, to apply lo the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim. ���    *  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the 1s-  buauec of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this'2nd day or May, A. l>. 1904.  rflOHJJ M0LA.TCU1B  1>. L. S.  Certificate of lmnr<.vemqnt��.  Second Annual Exhibition of the  Nelson Agricultural arid  Industrial Association  ept6mber28129  OronogQ HMineral Claim, situate in tho'Xci-  boii Mining Division of West Kootenay District. . ..      .  Where located :  On the North Fork of Wild  Horse Creek, North East of and adjoining th  "Joplin" Mineral Claim.  Take notice that 1, John McLutehle, of the  City of Nelson, acting as agent for Christian  Xi. UehiiKenand Duneai McArthur, Executors  of the will of Hubert Kicsterer, deceased, Free  Mlncr'uCcrtlticule No. -^���.intend sixty days  irom'the date hereof toapply to the Mining  ltecorder foj^a Certilicate of iinpruvemenfi  for the pur[>bse of obtalnlngu Crow��\ Grant oi  the above claim.  And further take notice, that action under  Section U7 must be commenced before the Issuance ofsuch Certitlcate of Improvements.  Dated this Und day or May, 1904.  Jolts McLatcjiie.   ���  Certificate of Improvements.  Pingrec, Mnyflowi-r, Blake, II. G. N..Sum-  it Fractional and Snow Drift Fractional  Mineral Claims, situate in the Nelson Mining  Division of West Kootenay. district.  Where located: On the Divide between  Sandy and 49 Creeks above the " Florence G,"  Mineral Claiin.-  Take notice that I, John Meljitehie, of the  City of Nelson, acting as agent for JiimraL.  Stamford,Free Miner's t'crtiflc-iteNo. H80,629,'  AngusG.Sliaw, Free Miners Certificate  Fine Grounds  Big Premium List  NOVEL OPEfi AIR ATTRACTIONS  Write Tor Trize 1.1st.  J, E, Annable, Sec, Nelson, B,Q.  No.' Ii!tt,Z18an(l l^ouls Krnst. Free Miner's Certificate No. 15. 80,8:��, intend siNtydays from  the date hereof, toapply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for  the purpose ol obtaining Crown Grants ofthe  ab ive claims.'.'.  And further take notice, that action under  Section 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such Certifleafes of Improvements.  Dated this lOlli day of November. A. D. 190X.  John McLatChie. l��. u S.  NICKERSON,  THEJ'WELER,  BAKER ST.  >AVe only ask one trial to make you our ens  twiner. Fine Watch Jewelrvv Opticjil nnd  Silverware repairing and everything jn tlie  line. Reasonable charges. Work sent us  from'outsido towns will receive the same care  as it personally delivered. Dlificult repairs  done f.ir othpr Jewelers.  ���SUMMER  For Women  Ladies' China Silk Blouses, $3 75  and $4.50. .  Ladies' Wash Skirts $1.50 $2,  $2.50 and $3.    Only a few left.  Ladies' Wash Suits, $3.50, $4,  $5,..$6 and $7.  Ladies' White Lawn Wrappers,  $1.50, $2, $2.50 and S3.  Ladies' White Lawn and Muslin  Blouses, 50c, 75c, $i, $1.25, $1.50,  $2 and $3. ^  Children's White and Colored  Dresses, 1 to 12 years, 75c, $1,  J|.i.25, $1.50 and $2 each. ��,  A splendid line of-ladies' wash  neckwear art*d stocks at a special reduction.  A very preity line of girdles and  belts at 25c up.  A complete line of prints and  ginghams, white and colored muslins, fancy duck and drill in all  shades from 10 to 20 cents per yard.  inery Departm't  Great' Bargains    in    Children's  Muslin Taras, Flops and   Bonnets,  ���25c up.  Ladies' Ready to Wear Hats,  at  actual cost. / -  For Men*  We have just opened out a very  fine assortment^ the latest novel--,  ties in   neckwfeaf. and stocks,   also  wash ties, just tlie thing  for summer. '  SHk front shirts. $1 each.  Neglige and light -outing shirts,  with or ^vithout collars and cuffs,  frdm$i up. -  A line of light summer underwear,  $1 per suit, extra.good value.  A complete line of Stetson and  Christy stiff hats, also knockabout  and straw hats.  Belts, .sashes, etc.,- at reduced  prices.  FRED  IRVINE  GO.;  LIMITED.  FURNITURE  o  The largest and  best assortment of fancy Rockers,  Centre^-Tables, Couches,  China   Cabinets, Ladies'  .-; Secretarys," Carpets,  Etc., Jto  be found  in any Fur  niture Store in the Kootenays.  D. M�� ART HUR  d CO  FURNITURE DEALERS       /gfa  AND    UNDERTAKERS.  We Print  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads,  Statements,  Note Heaas,  Envelopes, .'������  Business Cards  .Dodgers,_ _.   Tags,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  \  e  Complete Stock of Stationey  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  VERNON    STREET,  NELSON,  B.  C  Canada Permanent  orfgage Corporation  -�� ���  Straight Mortgages at 8 per cent,  or Monthly Payment System  GOOD FISHING  r  Extra roo^ catches oftlsli sire repnrtcrt nil ixlonstlie river jind lake and we nro  dn'ly uoinint. In contact with the best nutlioritlesas to the best lciud of bait in use.  We ure this month offering special values iu  We have tt bl-r stock of Hardy Bros.' Plies' Mmuo\?9, Rods, jiecls, and Gu_r L.U.-  imiiaous and riain Spoons, and Spinning Wings.  GOODS THE BEST. PRICES THE LOWEST  t Nelson Hardware Co.!  Sf^f  FISHERMEN'S HEADQUARTERS.  t  AS  W. G. Gillett  ��� * *  Builder   and  Contractor  Estimates  given on stone, brick  and woodwork.    '  Brick and Lime for Sale  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE;  Frank  Fletcher  PRO VIS --AI, LAND SURVEYOR  Lands and-Mineral Claims Surveyed     '  and Crown Granted  P. O. Box 563       Oflice: Kootenay St. Nelson  The most healthful beverage for Hot Weather  per day and up.  Chinese Employed  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.  CORNER HALL AND VERNON STREETS,  ;,    TWO BLOCKS FROM"WHARF,  Iii  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights. &c  Anvone sending askotch and description may  qutu!_ly mcertain our opinion free whether nn  invention ta probably patentable. Commnnicii-  tlons strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents  ���cut free OldeBt niiency for securing patents.  Pntent* taken throuah Munn & Co. recelvc-  tptcial notice, without chnvce, In tbe -  A nandsomel71llaatra!  c:llrttion of any Scii  year: four mouths  MUNN & Co>Bro^-New York  Branch Oftco.'ES F SU *W*-��l>mKtDn, D. q.  1 BARTLETT  HOUSE \  % . (Formerly Clarke House)   .-  A ���"���'���..  4      The I eat Jl per day house i__ Xelson.      .None but white help emploj-e<l    Th*e  ���    . bar the best. " ���  \ ..  G.W. BARTLETT. P  ROPRIETOR  N

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