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Array '-����� O  ���lil/C  'i**.  o.-A\  .  wvvvwvvvvv*  WM. It. HEARST: "1 have seen the  most beautiful lakes in Italy and Switzer-  ' land, und all those lovely spots, but I have  never seen anything finer than the Kootenay lake and the Arrow lakes. . We had a  delightful lime there. This was my first  trip through there."  >A/WWSAi  UN.6 - !B0Wv<-��v��v**m^  ?TOFtlA��  >     PROKM1LIJS has never seen anytl.l g  C/evxSan the fiult of Neison dlu.ilet.   He  .uoftea:   "Ic""  A*AAA*i<VVWVv<*'<.-  didn'tsee thec-herrlcb orrusp-  JtWrk-s or gooseberries, but  If they o< m-  parc with the apples, pears and pliuns,  _,   v����u have here a truit country unsurpass. d  >   by anything lu the Dominion."  VOLUME  VIII.  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 1905.  'rot  BRITAIN'S NEW- PRISON REGULATIONS;THINGS TALKED OF DURING THE WEEK IN NELSON.  7-V  The New Prison Regulations, which  came into force in Britain on April 1,  are an indication of tlie tendency of  reee'nt years to make punishment ed-  ucational in its character. The new  regulations prescribe that there shall  be a separate clacsification of convicts  sentenced to penal servitude,, who on  conviction were under the ago of  twenty-one years, and this as soon as  possible after conviction and after a  full-enquiry into tlie general character  and antecedents of,each convict. The  classification is as follows: Selected  convicts under the oge of eighteen ;  convicts never previously convicted or  who are not habitual criminals-or of  corrupt habits and who are considered  to be eligible for the star class, and or-  dinary convicts not eligible. .The  classes are as far as practicable to be  kept separate from each other and from  the*'older convicts, and the governor  and: chaplain are required to devote  special attention with a view to acquiring personal influence over them They  . are-tobe taught the ordinary subjects  of the elementary education code by  lectures and addresses and-'by the provision of library books and useful literature. Separate treatment is no longer  to be considered good, for the prisoners  are to be employed in a^soci*-'  tion in workshops or in outdoor  work such as farming and specially in-..  sbructed'in useful trades and industries  fitting them after their release to earn  their livelihood in an honest -way.  The work that is done by the various  "Discharged������.������Prisoners' Aid Societies is  officially recognized by tlie provision .  that allows special -'am. iigements' to be  made with them.for tlie future welfare  of those.who.'have served their sentences.  r The division and classification of  prisoners serving a term of penal servitude is in future tb be as follows: There  is to be an ordinary division, which  consists of three subdivisions .and a  long-sentence division. In the ordinary division   the convict who  h'as  not been previously convicted 01 who  is not an habitual criminal or of corrupt habits is eligible for the llrst or  starjclass. An intermediate class includes convicts who by reason of their  general character and antecedents are  not considered suitable .-i u. starolass  and who are yet not considered bad  enough to place in the recidivist class.  The third or recidivist class is to comprise those.who have been previously  sentenced to penal servitude or whose  record shows grave or persistent crime  or prisoners whose license under a sentence of penal-servitude has been re-  yoked. Promotion to or degradation  from the intermediate class may be  earned by proof of reformation or by  the gxercise ofn bad influence on their  prison "associates. While all male  prisoners serving a term of penal servitude must pass the first of their sentence in solitary confinement the periods vary according to the class in  which they are placed. All' female  convicts pass the first three; months of  .theirsentences in solitary confinement.  Tbe long sentence division consists  of convicts, as the term denotes,who  are required to serve long 'terms of  penal serTitude. These, ris far as practicable, are to be_ kept in a prison or  part of a prison set aside for them,  they are to wear a special dress, and  the seeming hopelessness of their lot is  to be relieved by a provision tbat tbey  may earn by special industry, with  good conduct, a gratuity continuously  throughout their sentence according  to a prescribed scale, and a portion of  such gratuity may be. used for the purchase of certain articles of comfort or  relaxation,.to be purchased-from the  prison store. The remainder of the.  gratuity will be applied.jtfter careful  enquiry, for the benefit of the convict.  Meals are to be allowed in association,  and conversation Ai perm i ted both at  hours of exercise and at meals, but not  at labor. Abuse of the privileges will  result in degradation to tlie ordinary  division..  JOHN L. SULLIVAN GIVES GOOD ADVICE  i The discussion in connection with  {he discharge of S. Coulter, the late  driver of the lire hall team, and the  appointment of one O'Connor in his  place, is developing in interest. Coulter was discharged without cause, at  least Mayor Houston has as yet advanced no reasonable excuse for bis  act and the chief of the lire brigade  bears testimony to the former chief's  efficiency. Mayor Houston claims to  have special powers .and..-privileges  under tlie act governing'municipalities, and a majority .of'the,' council  maintain, and reasonably so, tliat the  mayor has interpreted the act to suit  his own purposes���indeed, the latter is  the view taken hy the citizens gencr-  rally. Those who have studied the  clause on which Mayor Houston bases  his preposterous claim, cannot see how  His Wort hip can place the construction upon it be has in dealing with  Coulter. However, he seems determined to adhere to his own ih'terpre-  tation of the clause, and, as usual, he  is abusing everyone who differs with  him. He is issuing all-kinds of idiotic  challenges to confound his alleged  "enemies." He asks Aid. Bird to sue  him for libel, seeming to forget that  there is hot much satisfaction in prose-  outing a man for libel who crawls  when he gets into court and hastens  to tender the most abject apology  when lie realizes that be is beaten.  Coulter is accustft of having used an  obscene expression in referring to  Miiyor Houston. This is denied by  Coulter. Indeed, it is believed tliat  the words .suggested by dashes in the  Tribune arte more likely to have beeu  selected by Mr. Houston from his own  chaste vocabiilaryCand attributed to the  inoffensive Coulter for a purpose. But  this is not the question. It is, is  Mayor Houston absolute, and is the  majority in the council there merely  for ornamental purposes? If so, why  are the ratepayers every year called  upon to elect aldermen ? -Why, indeed, is there a "Progressive Party *'?  There seems to be only one way to  settle the dispute, and that is by an  appeal to the courts to interpret the  clause in the act*    Inthe meantime it  "Don't ever foul-in your bout with  life,"'gnicl John 'L. Sullivan, addressing the convicts in', the Marquette  State -Penitentiary, "for the law is the  referee and the decision will go against  yon, and go hard, some time or other.  Fight life fair and stand up to it like a  man. T always fought, fair, and if my  match with, Chancy ''Mitchell comes  oflV'Iwili make clean breaks, and no  hitting in the clinches; And that's  tlie way you chaps want to do when  you get back into the ring again,  whatever your, ring is."  The convicts Will remember this  speech by thc ex-champion as long as  they live, in jail or out of it. John Ij.  was en route to Seattle, ami when the  convicts heard^he was going through  Marquette they joined in a request  that they be allowed to invito liim to  talk to them. The warden consented  and John Ii. readily accepted the invi-  tation.  He was cheered when he came on  to speak. He. surveyed the convicts  and remarked to the warden.:  "��� 1. d like to get some of those boys in  trainiug. 'There's great prize ring  stuff income of them."  Then he began toiking, starting in  witn his fistic homily about lighting  fair with no fouls in tho battlo of life.  "I am- awful sorry to see you fellows  here and I hope you'll all get out  sooner or later. But, boys, let me tell  you one thing. You've got to fight  fair. If you don't you'll get a knockdown blow in the end either from life  itself or  irom   the   referee���the law.  will bo interesting to watch developments in this marvellously interesting  case.  '���The Hottest Coon in Dixie," has  h;uL-a big run in eastern cities,and is  now on (lie 13 C. and Alberta Circuit.  Tt will be'seen here on the 12th of this  month, and those who delight in good  sinking and comedy by colored people  will make' no mistake in patronizing it.  Atthe meeting* of the Operatic Society last Wednesday, it.wiis practically  decided to produce another opera this  autumn. The choice lies -between  '��� Prince" Pilsen,";:" Dorothy," and  the "Geisha." Suffice it to say. whatever opera is chosen, the performance'  will be up to the usual high standard  of the Nelson Operatic Society.  _Stewart Campbell, after visiting in  Nelson for a week.'Uoft for the coast  Wednesday. Mr.-Campbell will remain tiiere for a week or so, and then  _.������_. *���  visit liis old home, at- Sydney, C. Ii.  V    -' - .������'���       ��� .  During his "TesidenCe in Edmonton he  has been successful in business, and is  now engaged in an undertaking   in  which he   is   likely ,to   make  more  money.       .-'".-.        A '���- A"  Thomas Taylor- M. P. P.for Revelstoke, was in Nelson this week and  called upon many of his old friends.  He reports business conditions'-in  Revelstoke as being the most prosperous experienced there, in many years.  In his trip through .the interior he is  especially pleased to learn of the increased- popu larlty-- or- tlie"-- McBride  Government. All the Conservatives  UrocTaim this fact, and even the Liberals are inclined to admit it.  ploy of McBride & Kerr, in the mercantile business. Shortly afterwards  he went into tlie em; Ioy of the Bank  of Montreal, being stationed first a  Peterboro and then at Kingston. In  "1871 he entered the ministry of the  Anglican church and since then has  been rector'of several parishes in Ontario. Three years ngo he retired, after  being rector of St. Matthias' church,  Hintonburg, for five years, and since  then has lived in the cily. He wasa  quiet, and earnest Christian man and  beloved by his parishoners and whoever he met. He is survived by his  wife, three sons, Charles, "John and  James, all in the west, and seven  daughters,- Mi's-Ar. D. MacDonald,  Emerald, Ontario; Mrs. Annable,Nelson, B. C. ; Mrs. (Rev.) C. C- Carson.  Wales, Ontario ; Mrs. Crydermah, Nelson, B.'C. ; Mrs. R.; F. Fowler, Emerald, Ontario ; Miss Ella' and Miss Lillie  Christie, of this city. 'The funeral will  be held tomorrow at 10 a. rn. from the  residence to St. Luke's church, thence  tothe Union station, whence tlie remains will be transferred to Kingston.''  A late issue of tlie Ottawa Citizen  contains the following regarding the  death of Rev. I. .1. Christie, which took  place last week at Ottawa: "Rev.T. J.  Christie, Anglican clergyman, died nt  his home, 559 Gilmour street, jester-  day, after a lingering illness, aged 75  years. -He wasa native of Elgin, Scotland, and came to.this country in 1851,  settling in Newfoundland, in   the em-  "The.Frank Paper" is the name of  the new paper, issued at Frank by  Messrs. Smi'theringaleandDrunim. It  resembles the Slocan Drill, in appearance, and is equally as good from a  hews and mechanical pointW view as  the publication -which for-five* years  rendered such excellent service to tlie  Slocan. It is more prosperous looking";  however, than* the Drill, and it will  probably make some money for its enterprising promoters.  ".;Hoti. Rf'F." Grcen,:"Ciiief~Com"mis-  sioner of Lands and Works, gives notice,, re the S^tith African War land  grant act, that grants made to volunteer! aie'subject to the condition that  such lands slitrH-ha've been selected by  the grantees before the 1st of July,  1905, and that applications for such  lands must-be filed at, a government  office by that dale. '  Mrs. E. G; Smythe will leave for  :Montreal to-morrow morning, where  she will remain several mouths visiting friends and relatives.  You may ftol one or Ihe other, but. you HOW ENGLISH JOCKEY CLUB ACTS TOWARD THE RING.  can't Cool the both of them. I  "There's many a foxy boy gone into  tlie ring, either business or profession  or even as a hod-carrier, and tried to  do busy business with louis, hoping he  would land a punch sometime that  way that would give him a big money  stake.  "I've seen 'em do it time and again.  And~somutiu.es thev get nailed by the  referee at tlie first bit of dirty work.  And lhey got cautioned to cut out the  funny business. Or, if they fouled  wicked, then lhey get ruled out of the  bout���you know what that means.  They got a decision that put them  away in the, you know "  The English Jockey Club ignores  the bookmaker and his claims, and although there are rules governing bet-,  ting and all classes of wagers, no mention is made of the layer of odds or  what his qualification must be to figure in tho ring-. Any man can mako  a book, provided lie is able to pay his  debts ; it' is not necessary for htm to  have the sanction of the fraternity to  take liis���place in the paddock, and  tiiere is no syndicate to dictate to him  where he may pitch his stool, in lhe  "front row" or otherwise. Still, there  '���There wasa general ��rli. from tlie is tlie regular army of men who follow  convicts, who    tojk   the  champion's  bookmaking as a livelihood and who  speech  just as  he meant it, and  followed him with appreciation.  "And there's one thing you want to  get wise on. This ;bout with life is  without a limit.     There's no stopping.  among themselves observe certain rules  and regulations which take the place  of a code of printed laws.  In 1892 an attempt was made  to get  the Jockey Club to sanction  a license  ferred to the executive^ At tlie same  time the stewards wanted to know if  .thedenizens of the "ring" were unanimous in agreeing to the fee, and on  learning that tiiere was a "kick" in  some quarters the matter fell through.  This was the first and last attempt  made to register bookmakers in England, or to gain any recognition from  the Jockey Club,  But although lhe Jockey Club pays  no heed to betting there are two courts  which handle all disputes. These are  the committee oT rooms at Newmarket  and the committee at Tatlersalls.  Thoy have a code of laws which,  though never included in tlie book calender, are referred to on all occasions  necessary aiid are considered  binding  ''QCi-il'.r'.      .  NUMBER  4>  NOW  " WHO   IS   PROFESSOR  BRYCE ?\  Under the caption, "Who is Prof.  Bryce?" the Toronto Mail and Empire  has the following :  The coercionists are trotting out all.  thc old timber they ean find with a  view to bolstering up tlieir cause.  Their latest discovery is Prof. Bryce, of  Winnipeg, who is represented as "a  great authority on education," and as  heartily in favor of coercion���only he  wants it called by another name. Who  is this professor of coercionist proclivities? Mr. Bryce has a history, which  shows him to be about as stable as water, and as impartial as Clifford Sifton.  Before Prof. Bryce supposed that the  Separate school question would be  made an issue by his party in Manitoba he had the misfortune to write a  book, in which he came out strongly  and indeed enthusiastically in favor of  the Separate school system. He stated  in the book (page 312) that "the Local  Legislature of Manitoba has paid its  book form. When in 189G the Federal  Government wanted to _restore the  system which Prof. Bryce had pronounced wise, the professor became  furious. He published a magazine article pronouncing (he system of Separatism impossible, and wanted to know-  how the Mormons could be refused the  right to teach their doctrines, if Roman Catholics were permitted to teach  theirs in their schools? From.the.  press the professor went tothe General  Assembly ofthe Presbyterlkn Church,  and delivered violent speeches against  coercion. "It is not a political ques-  tion," he said. "It is a question ot  religion. It is a question as to whether,  we shall be able, in the faceof a concrete and united and powerful influence  in the Dominion, to let our provinces*  have the education they desire or not!"  Prof. Bryce was against Separate  schools, although he favored them a -  few years before, and  he was irrecon-  = "        ; ���  r"  ���  rc"  ..cui�� u-iore, ana  ne was irrecon-  best atteution to Public schools for the | cilably oppotcd to coercion or Federal  education of the people. It was found  impossible to induce Roman Catholics  to unite in a general system of public  education. They were given Separate  schools, but as they have not increased  to so great an extent by immigration,  and now constitute not more than one-  tenth of tho population, and moreover  have chiefly settled together in groups,  intervention with  the   rights of tho  province.  .Now, the same anti-coercion prefes-  sor has been induced to issue what purports to be an interview approving,  first of Separate schools for the North-  West, and secondly, of course of the.  Dominion Government in laying  them cm without tlie consent of tho  tiiere is virtually for the whole pro- people. He actually says that he  vince a general school system.," j thinks they should be fixed upon the  Again, "In order to meet the educa^ new provinces good and tight by the  tional wants of so new a province As   present legislation, because if they are  Manitoba, a very 'flexible' school sys  tern is required. The wisdom of "the  Legislature,.hasr.fortunately provided  this !" Prof. Bryce regarded Separate-  schools as a wise provision at that  time: Later on,"Messrs.. Greenway  and Sifton abolished these institutions.  Thereupon Prof. Bryce turned round  an d declared himself as opposed to tlie  schools, which he had previously  stated had been wisely and fortunately  provided. ._  The Bryce literature against Separate  schools was quite voluminous and not  not thus tied to the peo.ffl; of the West,  there will be doubts as to whether they  are compulsory, and, as a consequence,  litigation; ' What fs to~be said of a man'  o^ this kind ? First, thinkiug that his  party favors'* them, he says they were  wrong in principle. Afterwards,  when the Federal Government proposed to restore them, he comes /out  against coercion. Now, when- his  party leaders propose coercion and  Separate schools, he is in favorof both,  and is not ashamed to say so ! What  wonder that there should be scoffers at  very brilliant.  _It_deluged the Winni- j religion when a professor of religion so  peg press, and went into pamphletand  conducts himself."  THfrSTOR^OE^GAPTA^^SGO'FPS COON  the rounds, so far as you know. There's 'system for bookmakers in order, it was  only one police captain that runs the said, to protect tlie public from the  precinct aud his Black Maria is a welshers and other dishonest characr  hearse. And he comes sudden usually ters that follow the turf. H. H. Fry,  :iud you can't blufi' him .off. And lie a big bookmaker, was delegated to lay  may come just after you've beeu caught  the project before the stewards���Lord  to the stewards of the Jockey Club and  after that, if he possesses theleastatom  of self respect, he is never seen on a  race course. If he does appear he is  liable in an instant to a rapid ejectment aiid perhaps rough treatment.  Even in after years if he should come  back with enough money and discharge his obligations, the stigma re  mains permanently upon him.  Atthe EnglUh meets there are no  betting stands like those at the race  courses in America, the bookie taking  his stand, which is generally a little  stool about a couple of feet high, and  from tbis unpretentious perch he  "backs the field," bar "one" or "two,"'  keeps his cash in a leather satchel  swung from his neck, with  his clerk  by everybody in  connection   witii tbe | or slieetwriler beside liim.     Of course.  Durham, Lord March and Mr. Houds-  worth. Furthermore, Fry stated that  the reputable bookies were willing to  m a foul, and then you go out of the  game for good with a black record and  no ohance to square you're. If.  "You chaps are now down ami out.' pay a high fee for theirlicenses, which  But most of you will get anolher should be devoted to the raising of a  chance. Get ready to make the most detective force to be placed at tho dis-  of.it.   There are some   lighters   who-posal of the Jockey Club.   The scheme   ��� i came before thestewardsat the Hough-  Continued on Page i. | ton meeting and was immediately re-  turf. Cases which come up suddenly  at race meetings are always handled  by the Newmarket committee. If the  secretary is notified of the case in tlie  evening the committee ean beappealed  to next morning and the case can be  disposed of." One rf the gravest offences either a bookmaker or backer has  to fear from these committees is a failure to liquidate his betting liabilities.  According to tlie rules of betting he  lias a whole year to settle the debt ; if  'he fails lo do so he is then posted in a  conspicuous place at Newmarket and  at Tattersalls, and he is then branded  for life.   The defaulter is also reported  this does not mean that he can do business in the grand stand or any place  his fancy tempts him. The local race  committee stipulates where hesliallset  up shop and he has to be satisfied with  the location or else get out. Bookmakers, too, have to be careful of their  language and a few have been known  to be reprimanded for the use of words  considered in the United States to be  part of the eveiyday vocabulary.  Several years ago the Jockey Club refused an application by some swell  bookmakers for the privilege of erecting a temporary umbrella over their  heads.  Everyone has heard of "Davy  Crockett's 'ccon," the one which said,  "Don't shoot, I will come down." To  "come down like Davy Crockett's  'coon"  ii a  colloquial   expression  in  common use.      Crockett and the'coon  ** ,   ,  that came clown are so popularly associated that to attempt to disconnect  them is well nigh to attempt the impossible. To explain a thousand times  that it was not Davy Crockett to whom  the 'coon came down were without  effect; the world hus it "Davy  Crock ett's'coon," and the world will  have it so, and there it stands.  Thc real hero of the'coon story wta  Capt. Martin Scott; the story was a  tribute to bis skillasa rifleshot. Scott  was a brave man and a good American  soldier ofthe Mexican War period, and  he deserved to be remembered ; but  even such credit as tbe 'coon story attributed to him has been filched from  him and "given to another, who did not  need it.  Scott wad a native of Vermont.  From liis youth he was famous as a  shot. An exploit of his twelfth year  was the slaying, unaided and alone,  with his father's purloined smoothbore, of a marauding bear which had  defied the entire posse comitatus ofthe  grown-upsof the neighborhood. There  were no laws in those days for the protection of sheep-stealing bears. A feat  of Scott's mature years was the cure of  a sick man by shooting him. Thi  heroic treatment was administered in  a duel. Scott shot his antagonist  through the lungs. The man had been  sick with consumption, but from that  moment began to mend, and got well.  If Scott did not actually effect the cure,  he at least had the credit of it.  The 'coon story was printed about  the year 1840, l\\e years after the death  of Crockett. It wus told of Capt. Scott,  and ran like this:  "Capt. Martin Scott was out iu the  woods one day with a party of friends,  hunting. They wcrescatted through  Ihe woods, each hunting separately.  One of the party at length came upon  a raccoon that was sitting in one of thc  highest branches of a very tall tree,  lie fired at him and missed. One by  one the rest of the party came up and  tried tlieir hand, each missing the distant 'coon, who grew saucier as they  proceeded. At length Capt. Scott arrived and was in the aot of pulling  trigger, when the'coon looked slyly  around the limb and said :  "Who are you?"  "I am Scott?"  "What Scott?"  "I am Capt. Scott."  "Are you Capt. Martin Scott?"  "Thesame."  "Well," said the 'coon, iinlimbering  himself, "you need not shoot; I will  comedown." THE NELSON ECONOMIST  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  Published every Saturday afternoon at  Vernon Street, Nelson, B; C.  $1 Per leaf Strictly in Advance  Advertlslrigrates made known on application.  All chnrigcA In jidv__'tl8b..ients to insure  Inmirtion should r'cadlt this otlloe not later  than Thursday, 12 o'clock.  When change of address Is required, il Is  de'Hlr lb le that both thu old address and the  dew be clveh.  Address all communications, " I'ublin'i.r  _   Thk Nelson kicino-mist. Nelson. C. C."  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  The Economiste Francais of  Paris, estimates the world's gold  production for the current year at  $400,000,000. Last year's production amounted to $358,000,000.  It is really too bad tbat James J.  Hill does not reply to the attacks  made against his railway policy by  tbe Nelson Tribune. The railway  magnate seems to be almost as oblivious to the utterances ol* the  irresponsible Tribune as is the  the average Nelson citizen who  Suffers in the same way.  Mr. R. C. Ross, C. B., British  Consul at Buenos Ayres. states in  iu his report to the j. oreigu Office,  that various geld, dredging companies have been floated to carry on  this industry iu the Argentine Republic and in Bolivia just across the  frontier. Preliminary borings and  tests that have been made show that  there are very good prospects, bui,  as /the companies referred to have  had a dredge at work (one has been  running, a dreige in Brazil with  , some success), it is impossible to  Say with certainty, what may_.be the  result.  A gocd deal is being made of  Certain statements attributed to  ReV. George Bryce, of Manitoba  College, regarding the acceptability  to the Northwest Territories of the  Autonomy Bill recently passed in  the Canadian House of Commons,  and of the fairness of its provisions  to all classes of that coram unity.  Those, however, who know the  feverend gentleman well are aware  that the genus politician bulks very  Jar.gelyJnJijs compcisUio", and that  he is of au extremely Grit type. In  his reported interview il is the politician who speaks and not the reverend gentleman. The latter is obviously sunk in the former. ���....  The British Museum has approved of a suggession for ilie preservation of phonograph records of  the voices ofprominent singers, orators, actors, and the works of instrumentalists. When the idea was  first submitted to the trustees, the  objection was raised that the records  would not be of a sufficiently permanent character. This objection  has, however, now l>een removed ;  and the records for the national collection will be master records of  nickel, from which records for service may be molded as desired. A  similar collection is already being  formed in Italy. The collection for  the British Museum is to be started  immediately. All the most prominent public men, singers, and musicians of the day will be requested  to make records. As years go by,  the collection will increase in value  and size, and it is certain to become  one of the most valued of tlie nation's treasures. The records, however, will not be available fi r immediate use, but will be reserved  for reproduction in the r.ext generation.  PRESS COMMENT.  One of the many differences to be  noted between our Mr. Kennedy  and his patron saint, is that Sir Wilfrid Laurier risks bis political party  on behalf of his religion, while Mr.  Kennedy sacrifices the principles of  his church to the interests of the  political party whose livery he  wears.���New Westminster Columbian.  Courage, in the sight of Hon. G.  W. Ross, was the pe-stilejice that  stalketh in the midnight. Aggressive honesty, also, in the sight of  Mr. Ross, was the destruction that  wasteth nt noonday. When Mr.  Ross contemplates all that sincerity  and courage have clone for J. P.  Whitney he*"rnust be amazed that he  did not give these virtues a trial in  his own career.���Toronto Telegram.  Dully till Mny 15th.  Ladies'FinestTannedOxfordShoes  jow Settlers  Westbound from Mnnito!)n, Ontario, Quebec Maritime, rruviuee*, New Knglund,  United States l'oidls to  Kootenays and Pacific Coast  SimkI iv-r j our friend.-- while low rates nro in  (���licet. Prepaid ticket* delivered wiihout additional cost.  Wsslhound Tourist Cars lrave :  Montreal. Sundays and Thursdays. t  Toronto, Tuesdays and Saturdays."  Tt.I'aul, Daily.  Kor rates, tickets, tourist sleeper berths and  complete inifonriution apply to local agents,  or write to  The news of the death at Ottawa  yesterday of the Hon. William McDougall will come almost as a surprise to many, so completely had  Mr. McDougall dropped out ot the  public ken. An invalid for a nHinder of years, he had ceased to be a  factor in the political life" .-of the  country for a considerable time before he was incapacitated by physical infirmity. As one of the "Fathers of Confederation''* Mr. McDougall will chiefly be remembered,  although he played no inconsiderable part in the political history of  the country immediately preceding  and following the year 1867. His  appointment as Lieutenant-Governor of-.-Manitoba, and the refusal of  the settlers to allow him to assume  the duties of the position, forms'an  interesting episode in the early history of the Prairie Province. ...With  cousiderable.abiiity Mr. McDougall  suffered from certain defects of temperament which prevented liim playing that part in politics and administration that otherwise occasion  seemed to have opened for hiin.���  News-Advertiser.-  Mr. John Houston, M. P. P. for  Nelson, says in his paper, the Tribune, that he is admittedly a  "spoilsman" in politics, *;id adds  that "it is practiced by every practical politician who holds office in  ���Gaiiada^to=nday-,=aud=no=othcri=kindn  of politician ever,had or will have  office in Canada." Mr. Houston's  frankness may be admired, but it is  to lie hoped, very sincerely,'-that he  is entirely wrong, What is. needed  in Canada is tbe sort of politician  who serve's his country not for his  own good but for tbat.ol his country.      Canada may be able   to  ad-  ._���      # .   #   -  v-.uce in   prosperity in spite of her  unfoitunale political methods because of her great natural wealth ���  just as the United States have prospered, but unless and until boodling  is cleaned out of our national life  there is danger to the moral character ofthe whole community. The  only permanent prosperity has for  its foundation a patriotic and honorable people, and those citizens who  record their vote for a politician for  lhe sake of what they can get from  him iu return, have   no.idea of the  ' I, .  sacred character  of the ballot, and  no appreciation of the value.of the  free institutions under which they  live. Mr. Houston is a politician  With a peculiar.pose. He wants to  be. thought tinnsual and he succeeds  in keeping himself before the public, but many years have passed  since he was known to achieve r.ny-  tliing but a temporary commotion  in which he was the odd, ineffectual  central figure.���Victoria Week.  J.S.CARTER,  Dist.Pass. Agt.,  Kelson.  E.J.COYLK,  A. G. P. A.  Vancouver  JOY'S  H GROCERY  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  Us an Order for ta  Groceries, then Notice  The promptness of delivery.  The cleanness ^nd freshness of Goods.  The full honest measure, :  The quality of wnat you get.  You will And abundant reason for sending  yonr future otders.  This Week's Specials Are:  14-lbBoxesof A 1 Cicamcry. Butter at 27c  per pound.  Silver Spoon Tea, 50c per pound.'  Rajah Brand I'Ineapplc, 25c per tin.  Clarke's Boneless Chicken, 3nc per tiu :  Joy's Cash Grocery  'PHONE 19  60  YEARS-  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anvons sending a nkeloh and description may  quickly ascertain onr opinion' free whether an  invention'Is prohnhly patentable. Communications strictly contldciitiul. HANDBOOK on Patents  Bent freo. Oldest nconcy for ecciinntr patents.  Patonts taken through Munn __ Co. receive  -special iK>{ta:,nVYlt.liout chfirgo,.in,t_io_ ���   A handsomely Illustrated weekly. J.nreest clr.  dilution of any sciontltlc Journal. Terms, $3 a  yoar: four months, ?_ Sold by all newsdealers.  PfiyNN&Go^^roadway. New York  Branch Office, 625 F St.. Waslilnuton, D. C.  Chimney Sweeping  Prompt attention given to all orders for  Chimney Sweeping.      ���'"'������  Send your orders to Jok D Dvwxks, cure of  the Old Curiosity Shop.   $1.50 per chimney.  Frank Fletcher  PKOVIJC -AI. LAND SURVEYOR  hands mid MlnenilCluiiiisSurveyed  and Crown Granted  1\ O. llox .">r..1       Oflice :Kooten:iv St. NelHon  West Kootenai Butcher Co  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers! u  Camps supplied on shortest  notice and lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  .    , ���  : Nothing but fresh . and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept iii.stock.  ��. C.TBAVES. Manager  Goodyear Welt.   Very Best  Value.  Your 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  ancl Best Makes  of Men's Shoes.  FOR  1000 acres of choicest fruit and farm land for sale at head of Crawford  Bay.    Prices ranging  from $16 per acre upwards.    Will subdivide into  blocks of from 20 acres upwards to suit purchasers.      Plenty of water.  Wagon road through property.    Fine timber and mining country in im-.  mediate proximity.  These are the Best Lands in the Kootenays.  Also a  few  improved  fruit    ranches  on Kootenay  Outlet  between  Procter and Nelson.    These are dividend payers.  Hugh McCausland  Baker Street Nelson, B. C.  ap+++V+++++++++++++++++++++++++++9999 .++++4444 ������������$  I BARTLETT  HOUSE f  J (Formerly Clarke House)  I      The best SI per day house in-Nelson.      None hut white help employed    Th��  t bar the best.        ��� . .'"���'  1 G. W.  BARTLETT,  Proprietor j  9 ..'./*:���. '+.  ���t+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++999++  $1 per  day and up  No ChInese Empioyed  'AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON   STREETS,        MC| QfllJ    D   P  TWO BLOCKS FROM WHARF, IlLLOUIl*   Di  L)  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  MEAT  MERCHANTS  Head Office'Nelson, B. C.  Branch   Markets   in   Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon,   Tbre  Forks, New Denver and Slocan City. ..  Orders by Mail to any branch will have prompt  and  careful atten  tion.  We are authorized agents for the Salo of  the Nelson Electric Tramway Company's  lols, and will quote prices aud terms on application.  At the Auction Mart To-night at S o'clock.   Look out .for Bargains.  J. G  Baker Street  reen/Auctioneer  Nelson, B. C.  ��inlosorfhe for  '.conQitiist  Strictly in Advance  Fire and Accident  Insurance.  WARD ST..  NELSON. B. C.  FERGUS'  CO.  S\_elson,B. C.  >The largest exclusively  Wholesale  Liquor  House in  the interior 4-1  PABST  In Pints and Quarts  Dawson's "Extra Special" Scotch.    Gran da. Cigars.  Mitchell's Heather Dew Scotch etc.    Earl of Minto etc.  A full line* of imported and domestic Liquors and Wines.  ���:���-:������>-���>-.;.-���* ���r&L&-*iy~4''-4-9  H"  T  I  ���. .      f CLOTHES    CLEANED    AND  MENDED 4  I      ... ~. ���     ������ .**������-  .1    Jy  | OVER J. H. WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON, B. CA-'fy  fV     .���.    .���.    .*.     �����.    >..���_*_,���_,_��_"  _V-A    A    A.. A' .V  A    A    A     A    A    A    A    A    A  CHOQUETTE BROS., Proprietors.  Finest Quality of Bread.    Ahvays Sweet.    Beautiful to Look  at.    Delicious to Eat.    Try It.     ,  Store : Baker St., between Stanley and Ward.  4-���-*-*  -��������v���v    ���������"������*    *���������V���V    V^^V  {el kstraohan).  {       Plumber and Gasfitter  T  T Estimates Given  on General Plumbing,  4  Sewer Connections, Etc.  I       Baker Street, near Ward  Street, Nelson.  ���*���:���.' ^  In io-aere blocks?* in 20-acre blocks.  Improved ranches!  J_"E. Annable, Nelson, B. C  Builder and;  Contractors  Estimates given on stone, brick j   e _;_____��  aud woodwork. I Brick and Lime.forSale?. THE  NELSON  ECONOMISE  \  0. ^^mimmm2*^wmmM&&3Xti&  tt  w����iifcWfaikHSBt^^  H  >  o  of Garden and Flower Seeds and Lawn Grass.  %  Our .New Stock Comprises-"all that is   NEW   in coloring and  designs.     Papers suitable for Hall, Parlor   Dining Room,. Bed  room and -Bathroom.  Prices- Lower than ever.  T-r-  We have a large number of remnants of last year s stock, sufficient  for one Room, at Great BARGAINS  Observations of John Henry."  __��\ O-WU the Line With John Henry"  ������     Is the lltle .of an. amusing little  bookies of sketches In np-to-  ��� date slang "by thc pseudonymous  writer, Hugh ���Mcl-Iii.'n, Who is disputing -with George Ade the right to tht  particular niche left vacant by the  death of the entertaining- "Billy Baxter." John Her.'ry is a sporty man-  Qhout-town, the very antithesis ol  Richard Harding- Davis's refined Van  Bibber. From his account nf his experiences at the races with his best  ffirl, we quote a few characteristic extracts:  When we -g-ot to the track they were  bunching the -bones for the first race,  so I told Clara Jane I thought I'd crawl  H^down.^to^thea.r.ins__and__pl^ei^^ro_=oi^  three   thousand    around    among    Lhe'  needy.  Two or three thousand, and me with  nothing but a live-spot in my. jeans,  jand the return ticket money in that!  "Sure!" I said; "I've got a pipe!"  ���"Well,- I hope .you won't smoke St'  near me.   I hate pipes!" she said.  "All right; I'll take my pipe dowa .-o  the betting ring and smoke it there!" I  ���aid, and we pjyi-ted good friends.  (In front of-'the band stand he inert a  mtmberNjf friends ready to'give Vum  tips on the winners:  Every Breezy Boy I met- had a different lumen, an<J they called me into the  wharf and unloaded.  I figured it out that If I had bet five  dollars on each good thing they gave  me I would have lost l'oiir hundred  thousand dollars.  Then I ducked under, sopped up a  stein of root beer, and climbed up again  to the hurricane deck.  "Did you 'bet?" enquired Clara Jane.  "Only seven hundred and thirty dollars," I said; "a mere bag o'.shells."  I leave a: call for 7.30 every .morning,  Arid I suppose that's the reason I was  ��o swift with the figures.  "My! what a lot of money!" said tho  Pair One; "do point out the horse you  ' bet on!    I shall be awfully Interested,  in this racel"  (John Henry picked out a horse at  random, declaring tliat the only way it  could lose "was for some sore-head to  get out and turn the track around.")  Sure enough, the favorite galloped  Into port and dropped anchor six hours  ; ahead of the other clams.  I win over two thousand two hundred  .dollars���conversation money���and Bonnie Brighteyes was in a frenzy of delight.'   . .j_-:  I had'a nervous chill for fear she'd,  declare herself In on the rake-off.  ��� Put she didn't, so I excused myself  .-_.n4 backed down the ladder to cash in.  (Still the wary John Henry listened  to 'the tips and refrained from betting.)  When I got back to the stand I had  a preoccupied air. The five-spot in my  jeanS w_S C7_Y.*Il,.,._ Wi"*"- aV__ oegg'ms  for a change of scene.  When   Clara  Jane    asked    me   how  much I had 'bet on the race just about  to start, I could only' think of nine hun-  ..dred dollars.  When she    wanted to know    which  horse  I   pointed   my   finger   at   every  -toad on the track, and said: "That one,  ..ever there!" *-  Jt w<?n.  'J_.t the end ���of the third race I was  .19,218. to "'the good.  Clara Jane had it down in black and  white on the back of an envelope, ln  figures that couldnU lie.  (John Henry remarked that when  Clara begged him to be content with  his winnings and not bet any more, he  promised, "but she didn't notice that I  had my fingers crossed.")  I simply had to have a roll to flash on  the way home, so I took my lonely V  and went out into the Promised Land  after the nuggets Maddy had put mo  wise to.' ...      *  (Pretty Boy was his choice, despite  the fact that the bookmakers told him  he had made a mistake.)        .  When the horses got away with Pretty Boy lh front I started in to stand on  my_ he.ad, jbut changed my mind and  ^WalIoYvl:d~ITa'Ha'tlfc"Wogra"1nm*eV ~~" m  Pretty Boy nt the quarter! Me for  Recter'a till they put tlie shutters up!  Pretty Boy at the halt! Ma down to  Tiffany's in the''morning dragging  tiaras away in a dr y!  Pretty Boy at the three-quarter pole!  Me doing the free-library gag all over  the place!  But just as they fame in the stretch  Pretty Boy forgot something and went  back after it.  The roach quit mi cold at the very  door of the safety deposit vaults.  (Of course Clara Jane never guessed  his plight, for he "rushed down among  the ramblers and made a swift touch  for the price of a couple cf rides home,"'  and on the way back promised Clal-a  Jane that he would be awfully careful  of his $19,218���conversation money.)  SMOKE  THE CELEBRATED  A French savant who lately re-turned  from Egypt, bringing a royal mummy  with hlni. had a somcwhait curious cx-  oerience at Marseilles. On the cas��  tielng opened at the custom house thert  the olllcer on duty, hearing thait lt contained a Pharaoh, looked up Pharaoh  In the tariff. But no mention could bt  found of such an article. Then it occurred to him that a nice high duty  was exacted on dried fish, and the savant was obliged to pay as If for that  commodity.  Rural free delivery, according to the  report of the United States Postmaster-General, is being rapidly, extended  in that country. The number of routes  in operation increased from 1,276 _t the  beginning of the last fiscal year to  4,301 at Its close; and under the present  plans the number of routes by th* first  of next July will be 8.G00. By ths>S dat��  the rural population receiving dallj  service will reach 5;709,000, and t\ie delivery system will then cover more  than a quarter of the eligible portion ot  the country. "  A remarkable story is- going tha  rounds of the English papers with regard to. General Sir Ian Hamilton's  spectacles. It appears that General  Hamilton lost a pair of spectacles In  the battle of Majuba Hill. They were  apparently picked up by a Boer whom  they suited, and who kept them for  twenty years. In the early part of thi!  present year the spectacles were found  on the body of a dead Boer. The case  had General Hamilton's name on It,  and the glasses were in due course returned to their original owner.  BRiAR  PIPES.  </>���  UJ  Q.  <  X  Wi  G  G  <  -J   }  UJ  X  h-  L_.  o  Id  o  00  #>  -t&'jg  &  ^  i -w  Almost the Any.gh^ he is in  ���fighting humor,  Now his hide is just as tought as he is, and that part ahove his hips  and hack 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 hy  ��� ���  t  Winnipea  ���.  *#  R. H. CARLEY, British Columbia Agent    |  W. A Thurrna:  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelso  SewingMacfiines and Piano  For Rent and for Sale   j  Q d runcslt^Shop, Jasp-nhine St. Nelson [  $7.50 Per Ton  Delivered  All order*-must be accompanied by cash and should be forwarded  either pc ceonally or by mail to 'ibe offico of  W. ?. TIERNEY, GENERAL AGENT THE NELSON ECONOMIST  JOHN L. GIVES  ,      GOOD ADVICE  +++V++++++*+*++++++++++999+++++++99+++++++++++++++++  Continued from i'age 1.-  no  unit ter  And  never learn to fight fair,  how many caution? tliey get  now tbey can't get a match on anywhere because backers are shy of them  and clubs won't take them on. Don't  do that way. Take your little medicine  nnd, when you get back into tlio ring  again, start fresh and fight according  to rules. The public's a dead gnnu-  sport and will give a good man a run  for his money any old way. And if il  sees a chap has got wise and is willing  to fight clean it'll back liim again in  time.  "So fight clean, boys. Fight hard  niid hit like the kick of a mule when  you get a chance, f >r life will keep you  on the move all round the riu��. But  keep the bout a clean one and you'll  get a clean purse, evon if it ain't a big  one.   S'long boys."  be sure  and see  our  stock which is all new and ot tbe latest de-' ���  .sign.    We have a lot of small articles ranging in price from $2.00  to $5.00 which we wi'l be pleased to show 3rou.  t  | PATENAUDE BROS.}  Jewellers,,. Watchmakers  and  Opticians,  + 9  * Jewellers,,. Watchmakers  and  Opticians,     'Phone   293. ���  ��� ' X  %++ + +���>+++++++��� *+++++++++��*++++++++++ $+9+++++ +++++++++  IRVINE  GO..   LIMITED.  Ladies' Blouses  We have just received the latest styles and designs of Ladies' White Blouses, Muslin, India Linen, tucked and  lace and insertion trimmed ; sizes 32 to 44 . prices 75c, $1.00, $1.25, $1.50 and up.  * . ' t ���  Ladies' Shirt-Waist Suits  We   have a large range of above goods in all the  latest styles, including Organdy, Linen, Fancy Muslin,  Cotton Voiles, and  Crepe de Chine, Mohairs, in all colors ; prices $4.00, $5.00 $6.00 and $10.00 per suit.  Ladies' Wash Skirts  N otic: I-':  Work has been commenced on the  excavation for the new telephone builtl-  ingon Stanley street.  Patenaude Bros., the leading jewellers' of the Kootenay, are making a  specialty of wedding gifts this week.  They have a large stock to choose from.  FORSALE  _50,ooo Fire Brick. These brick  "have been te.-ted in the Uni on  States and Canada, and are used  exclusively by the Canadian Pacific  Railway Co.  Samples on application to  Wellington White,  Moose Jaw. N. W. T.  Notice Is licreby Hivan, Hint sixty (GO) dnys  after Unto, I intend in ripply to the Chief Commissioner nr Lands und Works for permission  to puri'hiisu the I'nllowln^ desi:rlliert lit nils, nn  the North shore ol'Knotenny Luke in the District of West Kootcnny.  Commcncim? nl a slake pliieed twenty (20)  ehiiins Kustof tlie North-west corner-post, of  Lot 1��1��, ('roup 1; thence Enst. nloint lhe  Northe.il houndnry 01 said Lot 1318, adistmiee  of eighty (HO) chains; thenee Nortli forty (10)  chains; thence Westeishty (S3) chains; tlience  South fort v (40) chains to place of beginning.  Dated lath of Aoi-il, 1905.  Gordon Ilallctt.  Notice To DaHnqu-n- Co-Owner.  TIMBER LICENCES  /  In White Pique, White Duch, Linen, al* shades, lace and embroidery trimmed, $1.50 to $5.00.  Call and see our range of summer Muslin, Cotton Voiles���just'the thing for shirt waist suits���from 15c a yard up  or  to nny pcrsoi  have transferred  ��� B\\i Four. " '��� Colby, ''  To William G. Kobb. or  persons to whom he niny  his interest in Ihe '-131k  " Silver Tip," " llanner," " Alnmmoth" uml  "Copper King" mineral claims, situate on  White Grouse Mountain, in the Goat Hiver  Miuing Division of-Vest. Kootenay District,  in lite Pioviiieeof Uritisli Columbia:  You and each ofyou are hereby notified that  we have expended six hundred aud fifteen  dollars in labour und Improvements on the?  '���Copper Kin.?." "Mammoth"and "Big Four-'  mineral claims fer the years ending the arth  dny of.luly. HXK'iuid HJUt.and the sum of six  hundred and fifteen dollars in labour and Improvements on the ������Bnnner,"'vColby" and  "Silver Tip" mineral claims for tlie years  ending August tlt'teenlh, 1%:S and 1901. in order to'hold said claims under the provisions;  of the Mineral Act. and ii within 90 days rrom  lhe date of this notice, you fail or refuse to  contribute your proportion of such expenditure tosether with all costs of advertising  your interests in said mineral claims will become the properly of the undersigned, under  Section 4 of thc " Mineral-; Act Amendment  Act. WOO." ;"     '  Dated this 3rd day of June. l9(Vi.  .JlTJGll SUTUEBIiASD,.  JolINA.Gli:S0N.   o  NICKERSON,  THEJ-WEIER  BAKER ST.  Notice To Delinauent Co-Owner ..  NOTICE is hereby given thut  thirty  days  after date 1 intend ��> apply  to  the Chief Com- '  inissioner of   Lands and  Works for a special ���  license to cut and carry away timber from the ���  following described  lands in West Kootenay ,  district:     Commencing   at  a   post    marked  "Ueorge Ager's S.W. Corner I'ost, Limit No, '27' i  anil plumed about 30 feet on east side of trail, ���  about live hundred   yards south of  J'ltmun's .  buildings, westof Hobertson creek, tlience run- j  ning east '10 chains,   thence nortli '_.) cliiiins,  thence cast -10 chains, thence north 20 chains,  tnence east 40 chains, tlience north a) chains, .  theuce east 40 chains, thenee north 40 chains,  thence west 40 chains, thence south 20 chains, ���  tlience west 40 chains, thence south 20 chains, '  theuce west 40 chains,' theuce south 20 chains,  thence west 40 chains, thence south 40 chains  to point of beginning.  Dated this 24th dav of Slay,-1905.  '   ������' 1  "                   . ,      ���   .    .                       l.EORGE Ager.     ���   :���. '. :  1  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special  license to cut and carry away timber from the  following described lands in West Kootenay  district: Commencing at a/post marked the  "A. L. Plant J!.W. Corner Post," planted on  the east side of Little Slocan .river, about a  mile south of the forks of the Little Slocan  river, thenee east 80 chains, thence south b0  chains, tbence west 80 chains, thenee north SO  chains to point ol beginning. 1  Dated this 24th day of May, 1905. '  aV. L. Plant.  N0TICI5 is hereby given that thirty days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief Com*  missioner of Lands und Works for a special  license to cut and carry away timber frojn the  following described lands in West Kootenay  district: Commencing at a post m-irked the  ".). Lalonde N.K. Corner Post," planted about  GO chains north from the northeast bank of the'  West Fork of- the Little Slocan river, tliep.ee  I running south 80 chains, thenee west80chains,  thence north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains to  point of commencement, and adjoining 0. Pro:  vost location.  ��� Dated this 24th day of Jfay, 1903.   : V  , J.oiLA.LONDE. ���  THE BIG CASH STORE  TAL FU  t  J '        IRON BEDS $4.00 ,���  X  agents MASON-RISGH PIANOS t  Complete   House Furnishers      5  i  J. G. BUNYAN, UNDERTAKER. %  Two second hand Bell Pianos Pianos taken in exchange for Mason & Risch Piano3.    For Sale Cheap-One German make, Walnut Case, S150.   Ono Square Top, $15_.  ARD FURNITURE CO."  \Vc only ask one trial to make you our cus  -tbmer. Fine Watch Jewelry, Opllrnl and  ^silverware repairing and everything, in thc  Tine. ��� Reasonable. Charges. .������������ Work sent, us  jftom outside towns'will receive the same care  us il personally delivered. Difficult repairs  done for other Jewelers..  .      ...-,;���.;   .s... '  ..Jri.  JOHN IW^l^TJjtjIE  ''ppmjmorr ancf  Provincial A;  Land Surveyor :.������-..'���  gof.   Stauley arid Victoria,  Nelson"  F. S. Clements  DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR.  _o"Scls Petersen, or io any person or persons  to whom he may have-transferred his interest  in the ���'Summit" mineral claim, situate on  Coon creek, in the Nelson Mining Division of  West Kootenay: .'   - ...   '  .  Yon nnd each of you nro hereby notified  that 1 have exi ended*two hundred dollars in  labour and improvements on thc .above,  mentioned claim in order to hold  the said claim under the- provisions ol  the Mineral Act, thc said ab ur being done  for the year ending 1904,und If within 90 duys  IVom tlie date of this notice you fail or refuse  to contribute your proportion of such expenditures together with all costs ofadvertlsing,  your Interest in said mineral claim will become the property ofthe undersigned under  Section 4 01'tlie '.'.Mineral Act Amendment  J Dated this Oth any ol March. 1?05  . . (3o��FHEY HIBTSCH.  Room 16=  K-W-G Block  Certificate of Impravamsnts  Notice.  I licreby give notice Unit sixty days after  date I intend io -apply, to tlie Chief Commit)-  inissloner nf Lands.-und Works for permission lo purchase a tract, of land in West Kootenay district, or. the following description :--  Beginning at a post 'marked .1. J. Campbell  S VV. Corner: which isplacedadjacei-t to tlie  N W. corner of lot R.100, running thcrelrom  twenty chains North, thence approxnnately  I'orty chains Kast, t hence twenty chains South,  t htMit-c forty i hiilns West to the point ol com-  nieiH-einer.t, containing . approximately  eighty acres. p^,,., j. j. Ca3__.bei.*.  Kelson, J5.C April lth, 1305. /  NOTICE  is  hereby given that thirty days  from date I-inteud to. apply to the Chief Commissioner  of .Lauds and Works for a special I  licence tocut and carry away timber from the l  following  lands in West Kooteuay "district: I'  Commencing at a post marked ���'&. A. Mcl"ad-  yen's S.-W. Corner Post," and planted about liO  chains from thc bank on the east or north side  of the West _ork of Little Slocan river, thence  running nortli 80 chains, thenee east 80 chains,  theuce south 80 chains, thenee west 80 chains  to point bf beginning.  Dated thistilth day of May, 1305.  '���'  '.'   ���'������������ . _. A. McFadyen.  Nelson, B. C.  TIMBER-LiaEMQES  -NOTICE is hereby 'given that thirty days  from date 1 intend to apply to .the. Chief Commissioner of. Lands and Works for aspecial  licence to cut and carry away,timberfromthe .  following described lauds situated in West  Kootenay district; Commencing at a post  marked the "J. Leyrod N.K, Corner.Post,"  planted about 00 chains north of the northeast  bank ol the West Kork of the Little.Sloean *  river, thenee south 80 chains, theuce west 80  chains, thence north SO chains, thence east 80  chains'to point of commencement.   ���-'���������'  Dated this 24th day of May, 1905.-        -'���"-;��� ���  ���+. J. Lkykod.  m.���.���:������ ��� .'..*.���" **. ..*;"��� "  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty days  from date I intendto apply to -the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special  licence to cut ami carry away timber from the  following described Junds .in West Ko'ot'euoy  district: Commencing at a post marked tho  "A. L. Plant S.W. Corner ros'p," planted on the  east sitle of tlie Little Slot-an river, about a  mile south of the forks of the Little Slocan  river, thence cast 80' chains, thence north 80  chains, tlience west 80 chains, thence south 80  chains to point of beginning.  ���Datea*tliis=2'l'tlfd'_y-'6f-Mtt'>-7-1903,'   Men's Highest Grade Suits 2  o  $15.00, $18.00, $20.00) $22.50 and $25.00.   f   ?  ���    New and  exclusive  designs, tailored  hi the  heigbth of the present  fashion, only to be compared with the best custom tailored garment.  For Sale in the  "-Kitten (fractional) and Ed im (fraction.!!)  litineral claifnsj situate in Hie Nelson Mining  Division or Kootenay District. ,.,,,,.,���,���_  Where located: On Rear Creek, mIJoii in?  Uie Old Kill (lot 1803) aud 1'nrkcr \.lut 1801)  Mineral claims. .���,���.,.  Take notice that X, .1. A. Kirk, acting n��  agent for John Kmlth, Free Miner's U-ruticalr  Mo. 1175,767, intend, sixty days from the uatc  hereof, to apply to the Mining I'.ocoidei-  for a Certificate or lnipi-ov��int��nlK, l��r. I.if  purpose, of obtaining a Crown Grant ut lhe  above claims.  And further take notice that action, undei  Section 37, must be eonum-nced beuiie issuance ofsuch Certlllcate orlmprov>;i<icii!s.  Dated this 2!ird day of May, A, P. IMj.  ,1. A. KlltlC.  NOTICE is hereby given dint thirty daya  from dale, I Intend toapply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands anil works for n special licence lo cutand curry away timber from the  following described lands in Wt-sl Kootenuy  Uisiv'n-t: Cuniitieni-itigntapost. mnrked the  "lUihertriorrieS. E. Corner I'ost" and planted  on the North hank of t-io Little Slocan Itiver,  about one mile West, of thoMain Slncnu blo-  tntu Hiver: thence runnin-g KoithSO clmins;  thenee running West SO chains. : thenee running South SO chsiitfc; theuce running ltostSJ  chains to point fl comnu-iieenient.  ted this 24th day ��if Muy, IBIU  amous  A. L. PLANT.. .  Val  MEN'S STYUSH SUITS  w$5.op, $7.50, $10.00 and $12.50.  Rich.  leys  Patcd 1  ItoBKUT IIOltlUK.  PROVINCIAL GftOL.  TENDERS.  Tou-lerswill be received until noon. lune  snth.1905.atthci'r.'viuciitl Ciaol. N.hIm.ii. tor  the followihg supplitK for one year Irom  July 1st, 1905, to .fuiicSMth, 1305:  Groceries, Drugs, Meats, Hardware. Hid.  Clothing. Boots and Shoes and Bread.  Specifications and forms for tender can be  bad on application to the Warden.  The lowest or any  tender not ii'.-cesiKirll>  acl:el>tc<1- K. K  LKMOK.  Warden.  NUTICK iscliei-dhy yivon that thirly days  from date 1 intend lo apply tp tip! Chlel Commissioner of Lands and Works- for a stpeial  licence, lo cut nml carry awny timber from  the fiillowlng dcsciihcd land- in West Koote-  imv lilsti'ict : CoinmcnciuK at a post marked  ������ V T Scott's S'. \V. Corner I'ost'' itntl planted  on ihe Kast side of the Norili Kor'' ol" the  Little slocan Ilivcr nh'out a in Ho north of ihe  forks of the Little Slocan Ilivcr, Ihoiice run*,  nl it" East M> chains i thence Mouth Ml chains:  thence West 80 chains; theuce North 80chains  to tho point oritcglnnliiiL'.  Hated tills 'i-lth day of Mny, V.W>.  A. T. Scott.  \(1TIC.:U i�� hereby t?iven that, thirty days  from dai. ��� I Intend to apply t" thc Chief Com-  inlsslonei-'ol' l,niid>:nm Works for aspecial  licence I" cut and rarry av.'ay Umber from the  Pillowing described liiiuls In \Vi*t Kootenay  Oistrict: C.~.innieni-iii(r':it a post marked "a\.  T Htintt.'s S. AV. Corner Po-.|.". and planted on  llioKiistuhleof the No.-th Kork of the..Little  Slocan Ilivcr, nli-ml n mile North of the KorkH  iif the Lillie bloomi I'.tvor, ilienct.- ruuitlns  E;wl. 811 chains; tUrwo jNorth SO oluvins;  tlieneo West Sit chums; -thence South SO ehui ns  to ixttiit ofheiriuniiiK.  Daled this _��h day of May, 190S.  A.T. Scott.  NOTICE.  South Akkica'k WaiIhASd-Giwkt Atrr.  GranLs of land made to Aolunlecrs.llieir  heirs or a��signs, untlcr uutlioi-l y ol this Ait,  nre subject to tho condition tlmtsuch l:n..i.>  shall hive been stl ctcd by Hi- ar.inU-es on pr  before the ��mt day or July, 1 I)'.. Ni.tico is,  therefore, hereby Kivun tha-. ap;.' i.io.ions > r  auch lands must be Hied at u U���\ c:n::u-i I or-  - flee by that date. _.   ^ (,   ^  ��� of La i Is an I Work-).  ���Chief Commisslone  Z_tndn and Works _>opai tntcnt.  Victorji. B. C, K Jtli 3fay i<i.i  13,1a.  NOI'ICK is lierehv given that thicty days  from date I intend to apply to ..the Chief Commissioner of Lane's aud Works 'or a special  licence to cut and carry uwuy timber from the  I'ollt.win' djtcribed:lands in West Kootcnny  District : Coiiinienc'uK at a postmarked the  '���Jimes llorrie N. V,'. Corner Post", planted on  tliQ.-ioiU.lt side of.Little Slo.-an itiver, on bank  ab(itil'f.WJ feat belov,- or S. K. of the Forks of the  Little Slocan Itivcr and wh-ttis known us Four  Mile Creek; thence South .SO chains | tlience  Kast 80 chains; thence Norlh 80chain": Ihoiu-c  West SU chains to point of commencement.  patcd tliis'-lth dny of May,18ft"i.  J.VJIRi HouniB.  NOTICIi is hereby given tliat thirty days  troiii'late, I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Tj'ind; an.l Works for �� special  licence tocut and ouvynway timber from the  fnllo'.vin-' deicribed Uifitln III West Kootenay  d str'n t T Coinmeiteins ol a post liiarijtj^ the  "Pniicl RobiriM'ii N.K. Corner I'ost" planted  on tin- South si-l-' of the Little Slocan itiver  on b'tnkabn t T.O. f ct below the Korksof the  Liu! ��� slocan K ver nml what is known as Kour  Mile Creek; theuce South 80 eha us; thenee  We-taiehain!; Mience sn: th 8Jchains: thence  KumSleiiftli-Btopoiiitof e. .m.i.euceir.eut.  " I.H..��<1 this _Hth day ol .Maj-, 190'��.  u 11ANIKL ItOKINVON.  NOTICK is hereby, given  that'thirty days  from date I iiuei'd to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for aspecial  licence to cut and carry awuy limber from the :  following described lands in  West Kootenay I  district: Commencing at a post marked "J. IV  SwedUerB's s,K. Corner I'ost," planted on the  north bjtpk ol the West Ann o[ Littlo slocan  river, opposite the  mouth   of ltussull creek,  thence north hO chains, thence uett 80 chains,  tlmice south 80 chains, theuce east 80 chains to,  poiii t of commencement  Paled thisbitli day of May, 1905, ���"'  J.I'. SWEUBKUO.  KOTICE is hereby given that thirty days"  from datel intend to apply to the Chief Coin-  in issioner of Lands and Works for a special  lieentp to etU ni'd carrv awHy timber from the  following described ljitlds i_i Wpst Ivootenay  district; Cominfciiciiig at |i post mtvrM "W-H,  Swcrdfesor's S,W, Corner 4'ost," p|��uted, o^  the north bank of the West Arm of Little Sip.  can river, opposite iho moutli of Kussell creel;,  thence nortli 80chains, thence post 80 chains,  thciite south 80,chftins, thence west 80 chains  to point of eoiiinicnceuic'pi..  Lulled this 24th d��v of May, 1H05.  \Y'. H. SWpBDFEOBB.  I can sell  blocks at  you Choice  Fruit  L.ands in io,  20/40, 80 or 160 acre  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty days  from date I intend to "apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special  licence to cut and carry away timber from the  following described lands in West Kootenay  district; Comtuciicitig at a post marked the  li 1'rt.voM N.��. C'pypor V  'Josep . . .  ed about CO chains nor  th 1  i'ost," and plant.   _   , iriii pf'tlic u(irtltefisit_ni'k  .oi the Little Sloi-uu river (kiiowp as the \Viwt  Kork) thence running'south SO chains thpnee  west 80 cliains-, tlience north su chains, Uignco  west 80 clud ns ip the point of couunoheement.-  Dated this24th day o.(.May, 1905. |  JOoKl'H I'ROVOST.  _ . ,  KOTICE is hereby given that thirty days  from date 1 intend to unply to tlie Chief Com-  -niissioner of Lands and Works for a special  licence to cut and carry away, timber from the  following described lauds in West Kootenay  district: Commencing at a post marked tho  '���C. Provost N.E. Corner I'ost," planted about  UOchoins north of the northeast bank of the .  West Fork of the Liltle Slocan river, thenee  south 80 chains, thenee west 80 chains, thence  north 80 chains, thence cast 80 chains to point  of comniencoirioiitt |  Datedthus il tii day of May, t'.i05.  '.' "   '  0. Pr.QyosT.    |  NOTICE Is hereby given that thirty days  from date I intend to apply to the Chipf-Commissioner of Lands nnd Works for a special  licence to cut nnd carry away timber from the  fallowing described lauds in West Kootenay  district: Coniiheucing at a post .marked  i'Gtiorao Ager's N,AV, Corner I'ost, Limit No.  1," and planted ftl*out 80 fe.it on pas( sk"t> of the  trail about 000 y'arthi south iif Iiit"m(.u's buijd-.  iugs, west of Kobertson creek', tlieiice east 80  chains, theuce south 80 chains, thence went.80  chains, thence north 80 chains to point of be-  K1I>"ted"this 21th dB>- of May, 19a5.  (iZOKGE Ac^R.-  ��� I do not offer for sale any fruit land that I hive not pe'rso'.ially examined. I guarantee every block to be as good as represented, and hav-  ing'soid a largirportion ofthe land now being brought under culture in  this district I would be safe in offering any man his money back with io  per cent Interest who te.not satisfied with his purchase. Not one would  do it because they can double their money..  I bave nice fruit lands across the lake from Nelson, only one mile  from the city.    I have choice lands in the famous  Crawford Bay District, on Kootenay Lake, on Kootenay River, on Slocan River, on Slocan Lake, on  Arrow Lakes/ on Columbia River, in Fire Valley and  Creston Districts,  aiid several partly improved farms. Wild land suitable for stock ranges,  and timber lands that I have cruised myself. Write me for pamphlet  and terms of payment, and  Don't  Buy  Till You See  Me  new goods���splendid in fit, substantial in wear and satisfactory  in every sense���made for wear as well as for style. Come ih and see thereat assortment.    Every suit aspecial value.  ���BeYS*-  e_0THSNkr  $1.25/  $2.50',   $3-����>   $4.00,  $4.50, $c.oo,   $6.00  and 7.00.  ���Our spring  line represents the very best  in  Boys' Clothing.      Our  stock coders' the complete range of prices in allstyles, low-priced goods,  medium  grade and best quality.      Each piece represents   the very-bes-t  value: any firm ever gave it* customers.  .The place where your dollars bring their vaiue.  1  E. ANNABLE  Nelson, B. Qt  It Pays to Deal with Rutherford  ieeds for Garden an  Canadian Seeds sold by one who knows the  seed business.  This season I am prepared to supply fresh seeds  in large or small quantities by weight���-and besides  the regular vegetable seeds have a specially good  selection of flower seeds also by weightA  18 different kinds of Sweet Peas.  WM. RUTHERFORD, Druggist  PHONE A214  NIGHT PHONE B214  WARD STREET, NELSON, B. C.  *��wW-

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