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 ; c; V c  'iv  >6*��.  VOLUME  IX.  _~>  iy  V-O "V&j '%  fCTOR\^A^  <?  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 19C5.  '"/  NUMBER^  SPIKIT OF THE  IRISH NATION  Contributor's of Celtic Genius  to World's Literature.  The lecture on Thc Spirit of tlie Nation was delivered yesterday, by  Dr. J. K. 'Foran, of the house of commons staff, before a large and appreciative audience.  'After, tracing the history of Irish  music and song, from the days of bards  that were the law-divers as well as the  gift of poetry those of oratory and  statesmanship, and who consecrated  his m< re mature years and more developed talents to the glorious work of  building up a Canadian confederation  ���McGee has no monument, as yet, on  the banks of the Ottawa, beneath tlie  shadow of yon Gothic pile wherein his  voice made the echoes reverberate with  the loftiest expressions of patriotism,  witii the most astounding predictions  of political prophecy."  The closing passages of the lecture  were of surpassing beauty and the pity  is that they cannot be recorded, word  for word, for the edification and instruction of the rising generation. The  * historians of the ancient Celts, down |  to Ossian. and from Ossian to Carolan '! le<*urer depicte i the harmonies ot the  and Carolan to Moore, he came to the, universe, expressed in the babble of  immediate subject of his lecture-the jthe brook, the sighing of the breeze,  establishment of The Nation newspa- jthe rustling of the leaf, the song of  per in Dublin in 1842. He told the Ithe bir<1V the r��11 of the thunder, the  story or how Dillon, Duffy and Davis; roar of the cataract; and then the .in-  cieated that splendid organ, gave it for aud*ble harmonies around'and above  a motto "Educate that you may be j *"�� constelled swarms pealing down  free," and through its instrumentality through Heaven's casemate unutterable  iufused a new spirit into the nation.  In language most graphic and tones  most touching the lecturer related the  short lifd of three years, as editor, poet,  and leader, of Thomas Davis! and his  description of the death of Davis, in  1845. aud the effects of that terrible  blow upon the entire race, was a masterpiece of word painting and pathos.  Following the death  of   that young  PKEMIER AT  GKAND FOKKS  months spent with Dr. Hood Wilson,  .,   Dr. Watson was appointed to  the pas-  Hon.   Messrs.   McBride   and  Green in the Boundary.  songs, the unnumbered spheres of  light resounding with adoration, reverberating with love; and finally the  soul of man attuned in accord with  those ham onies and expressing itself  in music and song.       ��� '���.../.  The songs of the points of the nation  did their work at a special ,time, but,  even though conditions haye changed  and  the Ir. land of to-day is'not the  leader came the story of the numerous   Ireland of sixty years ago, those poems  poets who sprang up, unexpectedly on ��� are relics to be preserved and to be  ou all sides, to take his place. From  each of these brilliant young writers  the lecturer recited a poem ; aud the  selections were so made that he covered almost the whole range of human  sentiments. Dennis Florence McCarthy's Pillar Towers of -Ireland ;  John Keegan's Caoch the Piper ; J. J.  Callanan's Gougane Barra; Clarence  Mangan's Time of the Barmecides;  Davis' Man of Tipperary; Richard  Dalton Williams' Sister of Charity aud  Adieu to Innisfail, were amongst some  of the most striking of those delightfully rendered poems.  But the lecturer also Illustrated, especially in the works of Williams, the  buoyant humor of the Irish under the  most trying ordeals. No words can  describe trie merriment created by the  .recitation of the parodies, perpetrated  on his brother bards, by Williams oyer  the signature of Shamrock. And still  more laugh-creating was tlie recitation  of The   Misadventures of  a Medical  "Stud^t7Th^Ta^nairan"d"otli^r"^m--~  pies of the refined wit, and erudite humor of that master of every string on  the human harp. Dr. Foran then told  of how Williams, disciuraged by the  failure of his paper and of the'48 movement, emigrated to America, taught  belles-letres in an Alabama university  and finally died of consumption at the  town of Thibodeaux, Louisiana. The  poet died in 1SG2 at the outbreak of the  American conflict, and in the hurry of  tbat struggle was buried in a humble  grave in a country churchyard. In  1865 an American regiment coming  home from the war, encamped near the  Crave of Williams, and when they  learned who was buried there they  raised a subbscription and placed a  magnificent monument over the ashes  .ofoiie.of the sweetest singers of the  English tongue. That noble deed  stirred the heart of McGee, who was  theu laboring in Canada at the construction of the confederation. That  gifted soul tuned anew his- harp and  sang one of his most noble songs as a  tribute of' gratitude to the brave soldiers who had so honored the nieiuon  ofa brother bard.  After reciting McGee's splendid  poem, Dr. Foran said : "Davis, the  founder of The Nation, sleeps under  Hogan's masterpiece of sculpture in  Mt. Jerome; Williams, liis successor  as poet of The Nation, sleeps beneath  the granite monument raised by loving hands on the banks of the Mississippi ; but McGee, Who gave his harp  to the same cause and fought the same  battles, who moreover added to the  tn nsmitted to future generations  They are like the splendid pillars and  rich mosaics buried under the ashes of  Pompeii; and the lavas of Herculan-  eum, evidences of the taste, tlie art,  the culture of a former epoch, and  models for the imitation of children  yet unborn. The day of Ireland's legislative autonomy is at hand, democracy is abroad, even in- Russia, and  constitutional self-government is the  order of the day. And in the chorus  of rejoicing over'Ireland's triumphant  cause no voice will be louder or more  sincere than that of self-governing  Canada���Canada, at whose birth as a  confederation McGece, a poet of the  nation,, presided ; Canada, whose voice  has so often pleaded tlie cause of legislative autonomy for Erin ; Canada,  whose sons opened their arms and  their hearts, their tl wis and tlieir  hearths to the exiled Irish in the days  of famine, fever and expatriation.  Gratitude begets gratitude and love  enki ncl IesToveTy* i n~re tffrh^for~Canacla's  spmpathies the children of the Celtic  race will, each in'his own sphere of  usefulness, consecrate his. energies,  his talent3, his every gift to tbe uplifting cif this fair Dominion, so that in  the near future, this country may realize the dreams of her best statesmen  and patriots and become, with her  matchless constitution. .  "The northern arch whose vast proportions  Span the skies from sea to sea ;  From Atlantic to Pacific  Home of unborn millions free."  ���Ottawa Citizen  G�� and Forks, Nov. 15.���Hon.  Richard McBride, Premier, and Hon.  R. F. Green, Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works, aceompan ed by  Mr. Childs, secretary to the Chief Commissioner ^arrived here on Saturday by  the C. P. R. from Nelson and were met  at the station by E. Miller, president of  the Conservative Association, and  other representative citizens.  Shortly after tlieir arrival they drove  to the Granby smelter and were shown  through the works by Superintendent  Hodges. This occupied the major portion of the afternoon. The eveniug  was spent by the Ministers in receiving  deputations from the Board of Trade,  City Council and representatives of the  East Kootenay coal barons. Hon Mr.  Green referring tothe rebuildingof the  bridges in this section said that his department would bear half the expense  of putting in the new bridge at First  Street if the city would do the balance.  He also stated that arrangements for  the building of the Carson bridge  would'' be made at once.  Ex-District License Comaiissioner  A.'E. Rainey, who interviewed the  Ministers regarding his dismissal from  office, was informed by the Premier  that hi dismissal would not have  taken place if the Government had not  understood that he had resigned.  At an informal meeting of Conservatives also held last evening, speeches  were made by both Ministers and leading Conservatives present. Superin--  tendent Hodges ofthe Granby smelter  was present and spoke at some length.  He surprised those present by statiug  thit the Granby Company paid an annual tax to the Provincial Government  of some $35,000. which was derived  from various sources.  [ torate of the Free Church in Logieal-  inond���the Drumtochty of the Brier  Bush stories���where he spent two of  the happiest years of his life. Here he.  gathered material for those famous  stories which bave touched two worlds  to kughter and to tears.  A pastorate of three years followed,  as colleague and successor to Dr. S.  Miller, of Free St. Matthew's, Glasgow-. Here he "learned how to preach"  by devoting himself most assiduously  to pulpit preparation, with tlie result  that his reputation steadily increased.  Here he begun to develop that vein of  humor which has found its best ex- i  pression in his stories.  Dr. Watson was called to the pastorate of the Sefton Park church in  1880. He had to build the church almost from the foundation. During the  quarter of a century he has made the  church one of the most flourishing in  the country. For the last twenty  years every seat has been let, the communicants' roll numbers over 700, and  the regular income is about ��5,500. Altogether about ��150,000 has been raised  by the congregation, the sustentation  fund contributions alone amounting to  nearly ��18,000.    '  The story of the rise of Dr. Watson  into the/literary firmament must be  told by another writer. But one incident connected with that meteoric  period I have on good authority.  When the unknown authorship of the  Kail Yard Stories was being widely  discussed, and variously attributed by  literary critics to Barrie, Crockett, and  others of less repute, "Ian Maclaren"  and his editor kept their own secret.  Bat one day Dr. Watson received a  postcard from-pro_'"XJeorge AV Smith,  containing the words, "Well done Ian  Maclaren," to which Dr. Watson returned the laconic answer, "Well read,  Higher Criticism."  EVENTS AND.  GOSSIP  A/f  Things Talked of During the  Week in Nelson.  Peaceful and full of hope, as they say  in.obituary notices, the two old Conservative associations have passed over  tiie great divide. Like the deceased  mother-in-law, there was no complaint  whatever���everybody was satisfied.  Precisely at S.30" o'clock Thursday  evening, both associations met in their  separate meeting places and decided  by resolution to hang up their bruised  arms for monuments, so that in future  tlieir stern alarums might be changed  to merry meetings. Atthe Liberal-  Conservative Union meeting, Dr. Rose  took the chair, and Rex Macdonald  presided at the piano. Mr, Macdonald  played the Dead March, while R. J.  Clarke lead in the funeral hymn. After  a few remarks, in which the virtues of  the deceased were extolled in moderate but appropriate language,- tlie  meeting of November 9th was ratified,  and loyalty pledged to the new association. E. C. Wragge, secretary of  the Union"*, reported that it was solvent at the final hour, but there were  no legacies for the next of kin. Then  it was moved to dissolve, the motion  being carried unanimously. Similar  proceedings were held by the Conservative Association, the funeral oration  being delivered by JF red Starkey. The  pallbearers were all frieuds of the deceased.. Strange as it may seem, the  greatest sorrow over the death of the  two old-associations is; expressed by  their common -.enemy���the Grits.  Requiescat in pace.  vices. He realizes that the city Has incurred heavy liabilities during the  year, and he is prepared to give liis  time without any compensation whatever. When it is considered that he  has a large business of his own that  requires his immediate attention, the  sacrifice he is making becomes greater  and all the more praiseworthy. Aud  added to this, W. G. Gillett has peculiar qualifications for the business he is  now called upon to attend to for the  cily.  FROM THE  STKAY POETS  Things that Furnish the Muse  with Inspiration.  The ladies of the Presbyterian  Church have every reason to feel gratified with the success attending their  potato supper held last Thursday, in  the Griffin block. During the day at  least 250 sat down to luncheon and  dinner, and all expressed satisfaction at  the bill of fare presented. The following ladies assisted : Mesdames' 'Hood,  McCulloch, Riblet, Hunter, D. M.  Macdonald, Dawson, Seaman, Waldie,  Weir, Moore, McLean, Hamilton, J.  Johnston and McLean-Fraser, and  Misses Cunningham, Dancy, McBeath,  Richardson, McCallum, Hipperson,  Lynn, Thorn, Moffat, Thomas, Moody,  Moore. Mrs. D. Rr. Macdonald and  Mrs. Ludwig presided at the carving  table.  P. Lamont is now the father of an  interesting daughter, tlie little visitor  arriving at an early hour Wednesday  morning.  v ,.  "IAN MACLAREN'RETIRES  A Scotchman by Descent, but  Born in England.  Dr. John Watson has just laid down  "tliTbWd elfT hTtook^u ^  Sefton Park, Liverpool. The occasion  is one of more than usual interest, as  for at least ten years he has been regarded as one of our foremost preachers,  and one of our most successful witers.  Twelve years ago be had a denominational reputation. At one bound his  fame became national and international.  Although a Scotchman by descent,  Essex claims his birth. He was born 55  years ago at Manningtree, where his  father was an excise officer. Thus he  is, or ought to be, in the prime of life,  and some surprise has been expiessed  at his retirement from the ministry at  such a comparatively early age. But  as he stated tothe Presbytery when  assigning the reasons for his resignation.  "lam retiring simply because I am  worn out and cannot go on. I have  never been a strong man. I have even  had to do my work with a hindrance  of bodily weariness, and now my  ^strength seems to be nearly exhausted.  What I saw was that if I continued  the work of Sefton Park church would  not be thoroughly done, and, therefore,  when Sefton Park was at its best, and  before my health had utterly failed, I  determined to resign."  Previous to his acceptance of the  pastorate at Sefton Park, Dr. Watson  was assistant pastor to Dr. Hood Wil-  soirof the Baiclay church, Edinburgh,  a position held iu great honor by Free  church probationers, and which was  later on held by Henry Drummoud  and   James  Stalker.      After  twelve  THE MEETING NUISANCE.  Editor of Thk Kconoji 1ST:  Sik : Isit not about time the meeting  nuisance should be abated ? Some men  have a craze for attending gatherings  and without the slightest provocation  or consideration rf the convenience of  others, will insist upon holdinga meeting on one pretext or another. . One  gentleman who has attractive home  gurrou rid iii'gsT". rTforiffs^m'Ftti'Srh'FliaT  not been able to spend one evening  this week at his own fireside. The  question is a serious one, and the meeting fiend should be discouraged in a  course that must lead to domestic infelicity in homes that might otherwise  be happy.  S. F.  TIMELY WARNING.  Editor of .he Economist:  Sir : I would like to know if the  pedestrian has still any rights left in  which he may be protected by the law.  Twice this week I have been nearly  run down by reckless drivers and once  when I protested, I was laughed at  by the offender. In Nelson drivers of  grocery wagons in particular do not  seem to realize that serious consequences may some day arise from their  reckless driving. Some one will be  killed, but the offender will plead that  it was accidental. He had better see  that I am not on the jury that tries  him.   Yours truly,  Essex.  Some one has suggested the wisdom  of. the new Conservative Club holding  fortnightly meetings during the winter  months, making discussions on political subjects the principal feature. There  arc many bright young men in the  Club, and no doubt they could be prevailed upon to read papers on questions affecting politics and the past and  future of the Conservative Party.  This suggestion is a good one, and if  carried into effect much benefit to the  party in Nelson should result.  The Badminton Club, of Victoria,  one ofthe oldest in the Province, is to  be closed up. The reason for doing so  is that the Union and Pacific Clubs  have now a larger membership, aud  most of the seventy-five members of  the Badminton belong as well to one  of the others. The club has been a  famous centre for English big-game  hunters, like A. S. Reed, whose record  pair of antlers adorn the walls ; Captain Woolley, Waiburton Pike and  others.  .After experimenting for nine or ten  mon tbs-witlra-tiine-table'thatrhasonly  confused its patrons, the tramway has  gone back to the original schedule.  This may be regarded as an admission  that the metlnd adopted in other parts  of the world of taking time from the  terminals instead of a central point is  the correct one. Itis quite certain  that traffic will increase by the return  to the former schedule. Speaking of  tramway matters, it must be pointed  out that the numerous breaks in the  service the past month or so are rather  annoying. Waiting for a car for half-  an- hour or so, and then realizing that  it is not running at all, is not likely to  increase the popularity of the service.  It is easy to understand why n breakdown should occur occasiorally, but  they have been so numerous tiie past  month or so as to demand investigation and explanation. It is consoling,  however, to have Superintendent  Weeks' assurance that he will have  things in shape shortly, so that there  will be less cause for dissatisfaction and  disappointment in future.  No man^has done more thau James  Johnstone, late president of the Nelson  Agricultural and Industrial Association, to direct attention to the possibilities of the Kootenays as a fruit-growing country. Iu seasou and out of season Mr. Johnstone has been ready with  his voice and his pen to proclaim the  advantages of the Kootenays in this  regard, and that he has accomplished  wonders no one will deny. Just now  he is having letters printed in the English papers reviewing the development  of this industry in the Kootenays, and  he deals with the subject in a manner  that must carry conviction that the  writer knows whereof he speaks. Men  like Mr. Johnstone are a valuable asset  ofthe country.  Much interest is centred in the programme tor the musical evening at the  Baptist Church next Wednesday. An  excellent programme has been prepared, but the most attractive number  will undoubtedly be ' Miss Crowley's  solo, Tolsti's "Good-bye aud Tell Her  I Love Her So." The music-loving  citizens of Nelson have had opportunity in the past to pass upon Miss  Crowley's singing, and it.is not flattery  to say that she is deservedly popular  and a great favorite. No doubt the  concert next Wednesday evening will  be patronized according to its merit.  Since Nelsan was lirst incorporated  it lias paid a liberal annual salary to  its mayor. Tiik Economist is not  charging that each succeeding mayor  did not earn his salary, but it does  claim that not one of them ever rendered more efficient service to the city  thon the present acting mayor, Aid.  W. G. Gillett. The reason for referring to this matter is that wtiile W. G.  Gillett has contributed so much of his  time to advance the city's interests he  V does not receive one cent for his ser-  Judging by the bookings made by  Mcnager Hoisted, there will be  any amount of good amusement at  the Nelson Opera House during the  next month or so, and the attractions  are all of the better class. The London Bioscope Co. will present a lot of  new views on Nov. 24. "Jerry.from  Kerry," a company with a band orchestra, is booked for November 27and  28. "The Hustler," a farce comedy,  appears on December 7 and 8. Willi  this company is the famous Rollo  troupe, seen here during " exhibition  week. The great event, however, will  be the visit of the Roscian Opera Company, under the management of Win.  Cranston. This organization has been  booked for three nig tits, December 11,  12 and 13. It is one of tlie finest musical aggregations travelling, and as  the citizens of Nelson are deservedly  famous for their love of music, the  Roscians can count upon a succesful  engagement.  JUSTAGIRI.. ��������  Many a throne has had to fall  For a girl,  Just a girl;  Many a King has had to crawl  For a girl,  Just'a girl.  When a hero goes to war  He may battle for the right  But 'tis likelier by far  That he sallies forth to fight  For a girl  Just a girl.  Papa murmurs with dismay  "What! a girl.  Just a girl !"  Ah ! b^t why the sadness there ;  Why the b tterness displayed?  Some day some strong man will swear  That the great round world was made  For that,  Just that girl.  Why did Adam take the bite ?  For a girl,  Just a girl.  Oh, would heaven still be bright,  And would any good man care >  To achieve it if he might  Never claim forever there  Just a girl,  Gorious girl.  The Nelson Choral Society is work-  in g with unabated vigor on Hayden's  Oratorio, "The Creation," and it is now  certain that this ambitious attempt ou  the part of our musical amateurs will  be crowned with complete success. Tlie  rehearsal held last Monday evening  was conducted by Mr. Bodmer, with  Mrs. Hannington at the piano, Mr.  Macdonald, who usually wields tlie  baton, being called away to join his  voice in the political harmony which  has been charming the senses of our  citizens lately. The undertaking of  a work such as "The Creation" is in  itself evirt-iae t.f the growth in this  community of true musical tasle, and  when its production is an accomplished  fact, Nelson will have no cause to feel  other than proud of the result.  THE INFAXT   MARINER,  I am an infant mariner,  That sails life's billowy sea ;  Andevferyday the breeze of play  Blows strong offshore for me.  It is the wind of cheerfulness,  Thut liellys out the sheet,  As from the gate, at,half-past eight,  I start my little fleet.  The trees are masts ;   their branches  sails;  My dolls a sturdy crew ; '   .  My  noon-day  sleep   the watch   they  keep,  And prove them brave and true.  The rolling meadows are the waves,  Crested with daisy foam;  There stretching v ide on every side,  They keep me from my home.  Until the sun has laid his head, .   And spread his purple wing ;  Then over tlie verandah post  My hawser rope I fling.  The Harbor-master holds me close ,-  I'm safe until the dawn ;  While all the night my sliip''De_ight"  Drags anchor on tbe lawn.  Warden Lemon has a number of  prisoners working on the recreation  grounds. A terrace is being laid out  along the bank from the west to the  east end.  A CUKE KOR ALU  Feelin1 pretty blue, you say?  Ha ! ha ! ha !  Things went wrong with you today ?  Ha ! ha ! ha !  One would think to see you frown,  All the troubles in the town  Clung to   you and  weighed you  down.  Ha ! ha ! ha !  Corr.e, now, mister, don't get mad.  Ha ! ha ! ha !  I ain't laughin' cause you're sad.  Ha ! ha ! ha I  I've had troubles, too, to-day���  Bad as yours, I'll bet���but, say,  I'm a-drivin''em away.  Ha ! ha ! ha !  Grandest tonic on this earth���  Ha!ha! ha !  Is a steady dose o'mirth.  Ha ! ha ! ha I  Just you get a strangle hold  On your cares and knock 'em cold  With a hearty, merry old  Ha ! ha ! ha !  P. Scanlan, of Chicago, after visiting  relatives in Nelson for a month,.has-  returned to his home.  \ Ci���3_i2���'.^J-<i''u^iX���r.'l^.tV-:i',l  THE NE  60�� ECONOMIST  \  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  Published every Saturday afternoon at  VEBNOK STREET, NELSON, B. <J.  $1 Per leaf Strictly iii Advance  Advertising rates made known on application.  All changes In advertisements to Insure  Insertion should reach this office riot later  than Thursday, 12 o'clock.  When chango of addreHS Is required, 11 Is  desirable that both the old address and lliu  new be giv��i_.  Address all communications, "Publisher  or Tue Nelson tscoJTOMisT. Nelson. _. C."  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  * Tbe Fernie Ledger will shortly be  issued as a daily paper. Mr. Mott,  the publisher, is gaining experience  rapidly.  Tbe municipal campaign is two  months distant, but already tiiere is  some speculation as to the formation  of the. alder manic board for 1906.  Tbe violence of tbe Russian mob  So long as it is directed against the  Jewish people, will receive all the  encouragement it needs afrom the  autocracy.  anv member of the Typographical  unicn.  The cily of Guelph, Ont., has  been operating a street railway as a  municipal enterprise, for two years.  Street railways in Canada bave not  been big dividend payers; as a  matter of fact, excepting in the larger  cities, street railways have brought  ruin to tbe promoters. We all know  what bas happened in Nelson, but  the experience of Guelph may be  repeated here if the city applies  business methods to the operation  of the tramway. Here is what tbe  Guelph Herald has to say on the  subject of its tramway : "We are  already within -measurable distance  of the time when the operation of  the road will not cost the city a  single cent, and may possibly yield  a ni.e revenue. Tbe gratifying  situation has not"' been brought  about by good luck or accident. It  is the fruits of energetic, careful,  progressive direction of the enterprise by the commissioners. These  gentlemen bave given a service to j  the city, a lull measure, packed1  down of flowing over.      They have |  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  Are you Drinking my  dinsTsnestTannedOxfordShoes  If you are not���you're not in  ,! line���for most people are. I'm  selling pounds and pounds to outside people and the largest part  of it goes to regular customers in  town.  Do you think they would continue to buy tlieir Tea if it wasn't  all I claim ? Better get a trial  lot of it. Get up now and Phone  19 and tell Joy to send a pound  fi at once.  Dr. King, a Winnipeg eye  Specialist, snatched a kiss from a  married woman who was consulting  him with regard to her eyes. He  was fined $20, which shows that tlie  magistrate placed a rather hiyh estimate on kissing.  IM Cash Grocer  y  operated the railway wiih  as muchji.  c-ire and have given lo its operation  as   much   thought   and   labor   as  though it were their own property."  '1MIONE 19  D. V. Mott's libel suit against the  Fernie Free Press does not. seem to  materalize. Mr. Molt has now a  newspaper experience of four or live-  mouths, and possibly begins to realize tbat libel suits are just about  tbe poorest kind of satisfaction.  Tbe Nelson Daily News iii one of  its telegraphic headings, announces  that "The Czar Will Put Down  Poles with a Strong Hand." .The  Kootenay Lake Telephone Company should engage the services of  . the Czar for its pole   work at once.  The clergymen of Alberta are urg-'  ing Premier Rutherford to abolish  bars. They favor government operation of places for the sale of intoxicants. Premier Rutherford is considering the matter, and it maybe  "theAeaTp^inaen^  owned saloons will originate in Alberta.  Geologists who ought to know,  claim that North America will enter  a glacial epoch in 110,000 years  from now. That's the way wiih  these pessimistic scientists trying to  conjure up approaching disaster.  Why "didn't they extend the time a  few centuries so that those of us  who are alive now would have no  dread ?  Comn'ie.'Uing nn the conviction of  Jo-^ie Carr, the Toronto  child murderess, Saturday Night says :  ' Josie  Out's .sentence   to   seven   veins in  lhe penitentiary for killing the child  she kidnapped is a good example of  the sound seii.se, excellent judgment  and kindly heart of Mr. Justice Mac-  Mahon.    The position in which the  judge is.placed wiih so youthful and  apparently so call-'us a   female prisoner before   hiu:, must be   exceedingly difficult.     To have given her  less   would   have seemed   to   lr.ive  minimized, the crime ; to have given  her more would   have   been   worse  than useless.    If, a period of incarceration is to do the young criminal  any good seven years should be suf-  ficient, for  then she  will  return to  the   world a woman of twtntv-ore  with lier   character   formed, if  it is  ever to   be formed, and liable to do  all the good of which such a nature  i.s capable.    It is hard to look hope-'  full)- upon the career of a child mur-   \  3eTe��s~"iffi?r^  \ears in penitentiary, has become a  woman .-md is again free to ramble  about the streets as Josie Carr was  in the habit of doing. Itis hard Xo]  believe that it was running about  the streets that killed the maternal'  instinct   in the girl   and   made   her  ������ ������ i  capable of  killing   a baby.       It is (  easier to think of her as a degenerate, and if she belongs to that class  Utile can be done or hoped for her."  SMOKE  THE   CELEBRATED  BRIAR  PIPES.  LU  a.  <  1  0)  Goocwear Welt.   Very Best  Value.  :A good safe investment is to buy a few shares in the  The Marconi Wireless Telegraph  7  You: opportunity for a good bargain is right new, and if a if a practical shoemaker don't know when be is giving his customers tbeir  money's worth then who does.  Latest Styles  and Best Makes  of Men's Shoes.  Baker Street  Nelson, B. C.  +44^^+4++V44+4444-&44+4444+44444+ 44+4444++444444444 44*  * '���. ���  4  I 'BARTLETT'   HOUSE I  * . '���-:''��� A      ���':��� 4  %                                                 '     (Formerly Clarice House) o ?  * Tht' best $1 pei-ilay 'aousuiu Nelson.      None but while help employed     The        %  a bar.tin. li&ji. 4  % '��. W.   BARTLETT,  Proctor  \  * ���������������'��� ���������;. ��� ���  ���':' 444+4949 4444444<- 4444444+44+4 4+44 444+4444^4444444++++  >  >  $1 per  day and up  No Chinese Employed  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.  CORNER   HALL. AND   VERNON    STREETS,        fejCI COM    R   P  TWO BLOCKS FROM WHARF, nj._0.Ull|   Di  0.  Tbe Toronto Mail aud Empire  expresses the belief lhat when the  explorers have covered the ground  in Labrador the exploiters will have  their turn. If the former had got  through their woik a little earlier  Sir Wilfrid Laurier might have  made Hamilton Iulet the Atlantic  terminus cf his National Transcontinental Railway.  Some Toronto stonecutters struck  against the introduction of a stone  planer, on tbe ground tbat it might  throw some of their number out of  ���work. These men arc fifty years  years behind the times. It is too late  tokickagainst the use of machinery,  and what is more, the introduction  machines in the long run benefits  label.    If you dou't believe it, ask  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyonoscnrtliifr a .lieti-li nnd description may  quickly ascHiriiiln our oiiiulim free whether aa  iiivonllrm is prolmuly piitoiitnliie. Communications HtrtcllycoitUdcialul. HANDBOOK 011 Patents  Hunt free Oldest nucucy for Rccuriug putemta.  I'ateniu taken through Munn & Co. receive  tpceial notice, without chiireo. In tbo  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Lnrueot circulation of any acieriilllc Journal. Torms, 13 a  year: four months, ?_ Sold by all newsdealers.  PNN & Co.3G,Bfoad��a* New York  Branch Offico. 625 V St. Washington. D- C.  SewlnsMachlnesandPlands  Wholesale mid Retail  Deulorsin  For Rent and for Sale  G.r.no-iifSSiopiJosp^iiieSUelsoii  Camps supplied on shortest  notice and lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  EX TRAVES. Manager  Capital Stock $5,000,000. Fully Paid and Non-Assessable.  Par Value shares, $5 each. No Bonds or Preferred Stock.    '  Can Buy from One Share up.  Apply to  WARD ST.  NELSON. B. C.  ���������^^���������^  ftSelson, B. C.  , Tbe. largest exclusively  Wholesale  Liquor. House in   tbe interior  In. Pints* and Quarts  Begg'f* Finest Scotch Brands.    Granda Cigars.  Mitchell's Heather Dew Scotch etc.    Earl of Minto etc.  A full line of imported and domestic Liquors and Wines.  ��� ients'&Hwnings Made and Repaired j  .-���..���������.,:     f  f CLOTHES     CLEANED     AND   MENDED >>  OVER J. H. WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON, B. C.      4  1*1    ���*!    i*��    i*i    1+1    A  In 1 o-acre blocks, in 20-acre blocks.  Improved ranches.  J. E. Annable, kelson, B. O.  Vi^i^j^i^j^i^^^i^>^^i^J^i^JP'i^^^l^i^,j^ii  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  EAT  MERCHANTS  Head Office Nelson, B. C.  Branch   Markets   in   Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon,  Thre  Forks, New Denver'and Slocan City.  Orders by Mail to any branch will have prompt  and careful attention.        ���  We are authorized agents for the Sale of  the Nelson Electric Tramway Company's  lots, and will quote prices and terms on application.  it Pays to Deal with Rutherford  New Hair Brushes and Dress Com,bs. ���  Tooth Brushes, Cloth Brushes and Whisks.  ISTew Perlunies and Powders.  Mail Orders Promptly Filled.  Wm. Rutherford, Druggist  PHONE A2T4  NIGHT PHONE B214  WARD STREET, NELSON, B. C.  *v      _���_     _���*��     i**     _*-     _"���     A     A     A     A     A     A     A     -���-     A     A     A     A     A     A     A     A     A     A     A  -A   .A  [m k:. strachan!  f " 4  1       Plumber and Gasfitter  I Estimates Given  on General  Plumbing,  j. Sewer Connections, Etc.  A       Baker Street, near Ward   Street, Nelson.  .���.    .���_   .���_.  1STAR BAK  CHOQUETTE BROS., Proprietors.  X      Genuine  Maple Syrup in   bulk.        Sole  Manufacturers  of X  A,  Mother's Bread. 4k  T Store : Baker St., between Stanley and Ward. X  At tbe Auction Mart Saturday, nigbt at 7.30 o'clock.  JUST  ARRIVED.      A lot of Sample Goods, Mats,   Rugs, Window-  Blinds and Household Furniture which must be sold at once.  J. Green,  Baker Street  Auctioneer  Nelson,- B. C.  \  / W?AAi}>%Wi  THE  HELSON.  ECONOMIbx  THE ALIENATION OF  THE GENERAL  I FIRST encouiitered Mm Jn IK*  streets of a Montana "cow-town,"  where he was affording amusement to a crowd of men and boys,  ���while a tipsy musician was at-  - tempting the Boulaneer March  oa an antique piano. To save him  irom further abuse I bought him, and  ever afterwards he, was known to his  little world as "Gei. ,-ral Eoulanger."  "We gTew to look upon the General a��  an interesting scientific phenomenon,.  His was a soul saturated with hate to1  ���all men. Any amiable Qualities he may  ���have possessed In early youth had been  killed by abuse. He knew 'but' distrust  and fear. We determined to reclaim  him, and ln our lonely camp the Gen-  ���eral became; the object of such flattering: attention that only his unconquerable misanthropy keiH him from becoming an arrant snob. For a long  Vme our efforts wero unavailing, but  as the weeks went by I thought I noticed a little less shrinking, fewer  g-nowis, and a faint gleam of recognition in the glassy eyes when I approached. I felt the thrill of conquest,  and redoubled my efforts. The heart ol  stone was at last touched, and my theory In regard to "yaller dogs" was  correct.  We returned to the outskirts of civilization, and one day, driving once  more to the town, so filled with pain-  ful memories for the General, I wa;i  eurprlsed to "behold him again ln the  street, slinking about with otho.rs ol  his kind. The slight results of our pa-  ' tient labors were in peril. It "would  never do to allow the GeneraV.s slowly  growing faith in .man to be nipped In  the bud by further town life, so with  Infinite pains I secured him and tied  him to the back of my wagon.. I remonstrated with him gently, as fc-e lay  cringing In the dust, for his base desertion of the only friends he had ever  known.  The painful journey homeward began. The General betrayed a distinct  unwillingness to ride, so he was allowed to follow at the end of a long  rope behind. "With his usual acumen,  he fancied the strength of two half-  broken broncos to be as naught compared to his fiery determination to remain In town. So he sat down. With  an expression of pained surprise on his  countenance he traversed a few hundred yards of the dusty road in this  position, and th=n tried his back. It  was quite in keeping with the eccentricities of the General's mental processes  that a simpler method did not occur to  him, until, striking a deep rut. he was  . hurled high Into the air, and hy some  happy chance alighted on the extremities nature had provided for purposes  of locomotion. Then, with bowed head,  he trotted contentedly along. I turned  to look at him occasionally, and flattered myself that I saw in his demeanor evidences of regret at his folly, and  * determination to do better in the future. I spoke encouragingly te bins,  but he was too absorbed in meditation  to look up.  A hot afternoon's ride brought us to  an irrigating ditch. After rattling over  the few loose plank3 which served as a  bjridge, I stopped to repair a break ln  the harness. The General, hot ar.d  dusty, >at once dashed into the llttile  stream to drink and bathe. With my  hack to the tired horses I watched him.  As I looked he performed his colossal  act of folly, the final episode in his  witless career. After refreshing himself on one side of the tiny bridge, quite  unmindful of his connection with my  tear axle, he laboriously splashed under the bridge and came out the other  side. Cooled by his bath, he came to  the side of the wagon and looked  Bweetly up at me. Immensely impressed by his sagacity, I -Was on the  point of alighting to free him from his  dangerous predicament, when the hand  of fate, ever turned against him, struck  the last blow. .:'������'.  A fly stung, my off "bronco, and with  a squeal he and his startled mate  rushed madly denyn the read. I was  hurled to the bottom of the wagon,  but not before I saw the GeneraJ turn  ���a=perfect=Hback=somersault���and=HHHsi.oot-  toward the stream. In a cloud of duirt  foe disappeared into the water, and then  followed a symphany of liowls as he  traversed the jark and damp nether  Bide of the bridge, to be shot up-into  daylight once more by the united  Strength of two frightened broncos. In  a shower of spray he struck the road  twenty feet from the bridge, and did  not gain his feet until I had brought  the horses to a standstill. Once more I  turned to the General. He was a pitiable sight. Covered with mud and  Ivalf strangled, he quivered with cold  ��,nd rage.  As we traversed the short dlstanct  to camp I tried to fancy what his reflections were. Knowing him as well  as I did, I felt sure that iho looked  upon the past weeks of kindness aa  part of an elaborate scheme to win his  confidence enough to practice (.Vis last  Insult upon him. I dreaded the consequences of the episode, and olauned  new blandishments to reinstate myself  in his favor.  Arriving in camp, my first thought  was to release him from the wagon.  But the water and mud made it difficult to unfasten the knot at his collar.  Feeling keenly the embarrassment of  his position, I untied the rope from the  axle and threw It on the ground.  The General watched me sulkily, and  when the end of that hated rope fell  free he bounded to his feet. With one  final snarl of utter hate and disgust he  was off like a shot; not ln a wild, purposeless circle, but straight as th��.  flight of an arrow acrosi 'the prairie.  Away, he went, with th�� lariat dragging behind him.  With eyes raised to the solitary snow  peak a hundred miles away he flew  from us, with a heart full of. hate and  a, grim determination to put'ohalf a  continent, if need be, between himself  and tyrant man. As I watched tha  little cloud of dust, raised by his hurrying feet, disappear on the horizon,  I realized the futility of battling  against fate.  Then our packer broke the sllencs:  "There goes the ornriest cur in tha  world with the best lariat In Montana."  k-"AtiantIc Monthly."  "Give an example -of how heat expands and cold contracts." "In tha  summer the days are long; in the winter they are short."���"Judge."  Following the summer beat, the present cool evenings make  the thought of a brightly burning fire most attractiye. The  necessit}- of up-to-date Heating Stoves is becoming apparent.  We have anticipated your needs by passing into stock the largest  consignment of  ever brought into Nelson.      We have them in various styles and  sizes that will suit every requirement.  The Prices are OUR Prices, therefore the Lowest.  H  snaown rwaware uo  NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale.  Retail.  3S*>��fi��B*^*^^  �� Were Never  So   Low-Priced  20th  Century Suits and Overcoats, the best  made Clothing in Canada.  Men's  Furnishings, Shoes  and  Hats.  O:  ���  The impression is growing on you that our prices are lowest,  qualities best, assortments the most complete, and that this store  is first in everything.  ��� Men's-and;' Boys' Clothing and Hats  ty Whittling down prices all along the line. Our surplus stock  j^ will now go at prices that will truly surprise you. Convince  ^.yourself. ��� Men's Suits at $5.00, $7.50, $10.00, $12 00, $15.00,  ty $18.00 and $20.00. Boy's'*?uits,'$2.oo, $3.00, $4.00 and $5.00  ^ "Mel? ETHDvere^  JL part-  X /  W     The lowest prices ever named, quality considered.  ^ MEN'S FURNISHINGS, SHOES, HATS AND CAPS ^  ���  You will   always save some money and often a great  deal by  A trading at our Great Clothing and Furnishing Store.    Best Values  ty Possible.  extDoorto Royal Bank  Siat>sor-fbe ior  Economist $1 a Year  Strictly in Advance  Gi I Sett  Builder and  Contractor  Estimates given on stone, brick j _  .   . ... .       _,   .  i^n^nrv. Brick and Lime tor Sale  and woodwork.  Forthe Christmas H  We are now Showing a Full Selection of X'mas Presentation Goods���and-owing to Contemplated Changes in ourBusi-  ness on January ist, 1906, we are offering the whole of our  Stock of  Fancy Goods,  Toys,   Sundries,  Books and  Chinaware  AT:  It is not too Early Now to Make  your Selection of  9  We GUARANTEE LOWER PRICES than Ever Before Of  fered in Kootenay:  Books  A stock of $5500 of well selected  books of every description at discounts ranging from io per cent  to 50 per cent off the usual prices.  Six hundred copies of current  fiction, comprising some of the  big sellers of the past two years.  Regular $1.50 Books at 75 cents  each.  Chinaware  Our stock iu this line comprises  some of the finest goods made,  such as  ROYAL CROWN DERBY  ROYAL WORCESTER.  ROYAL DAULTON  MINTON  COPELAND.ETC.  Also the cheaper lines.    If   interested call in and get  some of the  bargains we are offering.  Fancy Goods  This line we are determined to  clear out at any price. The stock  is new and good���too good, in  fact, for the demand, and we are  going to sell it at prices lower  than tl.e cheap stuff. The goods  are now being opened up at  our store.  _A.11 Framed Pictures a,t a, Straight  Dis-  ' A       '  coTint of 3G per cent off M_arkecL Prices. THE NELSON ECONOMIST  -v.  GENERAL NEWS.  A. S. Farwell left for the coast thi--  morning.  F. S. Clements and John Rod wny  will leave for Victoria to-morrow morning-  \V. A. Macdonald, K. C, leaves fur  the coust to-morrow morning, in connection-with the appeal in tbe suit  with the West Kootenay Power &  Light Company.  There was an informal meeting of  the city council held this .morning,  when the city solicitor wus conferred  with in regard to the appeal coming up  before tlie Full Court next Wednesday.  The Missed Amelia and Velmu McMillan, sisters of Mm. J. Nieholl, of  Nelson, arrived at Fernie Wednesday  morning from Ontario and ure the  guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. TtiUle,  of that city. Miss Amelia will remain  in Fernie all winter, hut Miss Velma  will spend part of the season with her  sister at Nelson.  Mr. Kermode, curator of the Provincial Museum, has another freak on  his hands. This time it is a pair of  uneven antlers from a mule deer. . One  of the antlers is of the natural shape,  while the other begins to branch almost from the point where it leaves  the skull. Specimens of Stone's mountain sheep, known among hunU-rs an  the black sheep, have been presented  to the museum hy Mr. C. W. ClIT'urd,  M. P. P. lhey ure described as .-plen-  did specimens.       y   THE ROYAL BAKK IN CUIiA.  The superiority of Cuiiadlun hanking methods over those of Hit- Uniled  Slates has long been conceded by  American financiers and bi^ines-  men. But lately .recognition, of their  excellence has been recorded from beyond: the boundaries of both countries.  AVhei. the Goveruuienl'if tlie Rep.nb-  lie of Cuba'.was-orguuizi-'d-.tlie- Hutu's  chief liability was the claim.of llic-  Cuban Army of liberation for its ye:u>  of set vice iu the Cuban ltebe!lion  and finally in co-operation with the  American invading ui my.  The amount voted for compensation  by the first Cuban Parliament was  about $00,000,000, to be paid in two instalments. The payment of >he lirst  grant of a. little more thun $32,000,('(.0  was entrusted to the Royal Jlank 'f  Canada about a year ago. Of thut  amount more than $20,000,000 has'' already been paid out.  The payment of thc balance, of over  J27,000,000, has now been ordered, nnd  again the Government has ehos. n lhe  Royal Bank of Canada us its agent.  NOTICE.  Take notice that sixty days nrter date I Intend to-upply lo the Chit-I Ci'inmissioiipr of  3.audsand Works Tor permission to purchnse  the follOM'ing described lands, sltuul. ��>n the  cast bank of the Columbia Klvcr:'.  CommcncinKiit a posl on the cast liantr-of  the Columbia Ulver and rni-ullel with the  north end line of M. Carroll's pre-emption;  thence nortli PO chains to i>ost No.'2. thenco  west 20 chains to post No. 3, thenee north fit)  chains to post JNo. 4. llience rust.-Hi chains to  postUo. 5, thenee south -J chuins to pus I No.  ��i. thence enst 20 chains to pest No. 7, thenee  *oul_ (SO chains to post No8, thein-e west 40  chains to post No. 1 or point of l��-ginning.  Mii.fs-Aiutoi.u Applicant.  Dated November f.th, 190S.  'i^mm.  Winter Schedule  Double Service Main Line  Kootenay Section. Kast and West, connects  With ImpuVluI Limited.  Sleeper Service West.  Standard and Tourist Sleepers leave ".level-  Btoke daily for Seattle and Vancouver.  East.  Rtandard Sleepers leave Kootenay 1.undine  daily for Medicine Iful connecting .m-ltli cars  for St. I'aul, Toronto, Montreal.  Tourist Sleepers  leave Medicine HsitV/cdncsdn.v and Saturday,  for Toronto. Jlonday and Friuay l��r Mini-  treal.   Friday for Uoston.   Duily for St. Paul.  Atlantic 5.S. Agency.  Tbrouirli tickets lo and from Kngland and  the Continent. Ask for Christum* Sailings  and lines represented.  For berth reservations and ful] particulars,  apply to local agents or write  J. 8. CARTER, E. 3. COYLK,  Met.Pass. Agt., A. O, P. A.  Jieisoa. Vancouver  +++4+444++++444444444444444+444444444+++++++++++++44  S The Latest Novelties in  ty  +  X  +  +  +  +  +  4  4  4  have just arrived at our store.    They are not the ordinary straight  ���  ���  belt but are cut to fit the figure, and iu the most beautifnl colors. 4  ��  Prices, $i.oo and $3.50. ^  Don't iail %  4  4  4  ^earner  +  4      We are also showing some handsome new purses.  ��  to see them.  + '    Id. O. PATENAUDE!  CLEARANCE SALE  I  4  4  4  4  4  4 <  ��*����� +<>+4+f��+4+ 4-+4+4+++++t 4++++++++++1*44+4444++++++++<  Jeweller, Watchmaker and Optician.    'Phone 293.  We Print  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads,  Satements,  Note Heacs,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc.  For  Women   and  Children  $2.25 Kid Gloves for $*-50  $2.00 Kid Gloves for $1.25  $1.50 Kid Gloves for $1.00  $1.25 Kid Gloves for...      .75  $3.50 Corsets fee.-;.- $2-5��  $3.00 Corsets for $2.00  $2.00. Corsets for $ 1.25  $1.50 Corsets for  $1.00  $1.00 Cnrsetis for 65  .75 Corsets for     .50  Children's.Waists, 35c to 65c.  75c Merino for 60c.  50c Veiling for 25c.    We have this  in all colors.  A splendid line of insertions at half  ' price.  For Men and Boys  $3.50 Stiff Hats for $2.50  $3 00 Stiff Hats for $2.00  $5.00 Soft Hats for $3.50  $4.50 Soft Hats for $3-oo  $3.50 Soft Hats for $2.00  $2 00 Soft Hats for..... $1.00  Men's and Boys' Caps' at half price.,  Men's Gloves reduced from $2.50"  to $1.50.  Men's Gloves reduced  from $2.00  to $1.25.  Men's Gloves reduced from $1.25  to 75c.  Men's and Boys' Sweaters at cost.  Men's 65c Ties for 40c.  Men's 50c Ties for 25c.  millinery  The very latest styles in Trimmed  Hats at actual cost, $4.50 to $15.  Ready to Wear Hats at 75c, $1, $2,  and $2.50 each.  Children's Hats, Bonnets and Caps  at COST.,  D   IRVINE  BAKER  GO..  LIMITED.  Complete Stock of Stationery  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  VERNON    STREET,  NELSON,  B.C.  I'O.H'N SVScLATCHIE  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor  Cor.   Stanley  and Victoria, Nelson  F.S. J^l&m&iiis.  DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR.  Room 16        K-W-C Block  Frank  Fletcher  PUOV'IN ���U, LAND SURVEYOR  l_uul��and ..IliiernlClnimsSnrveyed  und Cruw"_ Granted  !��, O. IV.x -Wi."       Otllee: Kootf.imv St..  XgIrou  flOT.ICE.       '  Notice is Iiercby (riven Hint 1.0 dnys nfter  dale 1 intend tu apply to tlie Chief Commissioner nf l.nnds uud Works t'��r' permission  to iuiitIiiisc ili�� ���'ollowliiKdesciihcd In lids :���  (Joinimii.elni. iil-u I)"-"!- plnnted at tlie xoulh-  ciiBt corner of lot -l.i'i('., Kioiip 1. Koolenny,  tlience west :12.1_ cliiiins along tin* southern  limimitirv nt' loi ���)::!'*> 10 tlio eiiBicrn boundnry  nf lot 'i'ii, irroiip 1 Kooiuiiiiy, thence soiuh  alone the enSU-iit ijiiimdui-y ol'suiti l-it 1K2 11  rllsiiinceof 4u vim liic, llience east. :��.:.':l chains  to tIn.- wcsle.ni boundary of lot. sud, (,'ionp 1,  ICoo'ciiav, thence nortli 40 chains along lhe  western 'bminUarv of Kiiid lot. Will tothe point  oicommei.cemeiii, containing HO) aeios more  Dated theiltli dny 01" November, 1905.  Thomas Oubenvood.  Cancellation of Reserve.  COAST DISTRICT.  .Cotlee Is hereby Riven that, llic reservation,  no'loe of which was published In the 15 C.  Onyx-tie. and dated nth Augnsi. l!>ul. covering  :. belt of land extending ��� nek n distance 01'  'ten=ni lies=011=011 cli^slde-of-tlu-'Slcet-irifKivi-r  bot-iveen Kitsllus Canyon and lliizclton, is  eaneelled.  Not lee is also elven tliat thai portion oftho  reservation, notice of whieh wun published in  the li. C. Gazette and daled '-!7th iJeccinber,  1899, eovering a belt, of land extending between the mouth of KlUnnt Klvcr and Klt-  Hilas Canyon, i.s rc-selnded in so fur  as it covers land lying between the  JCitsiias Canyon and 11 point in the  Kltmat Valley, distant ten miles in a  northerly direction from tlie 'mouth of .Klt-  111:11 Itiver. and thut Crown lands thereon will  be open to'sale, pre-emption nnd other disposition undor the provisions of the Land Aet,  on and after the eight h (Sth) day of Decern her  next: Provided that the right of way of any  railway shall not be included in any hinds so  acquired.  AV. S. OoitR,  Deputy Commissioner of LiindHiuul Works.  Lands and Works Department,  .Victoria, H.C.. .'list August, l!)0.j.  Land   Notice.  Not|en Is licreby given thnlhOdnys nfter dale  IinU'iidto apply to the lion. Cliief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission j  to purchase the following described lands:���  (.'omnienelng al. 11 post olanted on the west  b nindary 'of the Cniindian I'aeillc Hallway,  half u mile soutli of Sullivan Creek, West  Kootenay district, marked���K. (,'. 'Ilreniim's  S. K. Collier," tln-ncc lunning west-ll) chains;  llience north ���lOehiilns: thence eift -tl) chains,  more or less, to the Canadian l'ai-iflc Kailwuy  i-lglit-of-wny; llience following suld right-of-  way southerly 'Id cliiiins, more or less, to the  place of beginning ; containing lCOacres, more  or less.  Dated tlie 29th dny of.Septeinljcr, 1005.  1'". C Ti HUMAN.  <&  ,ty  Notice.  I  .NOTICK  fclxtv days after dute 1 intend to apply to  Uie Cliief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to iiurcliasethe hereinafter described tract of land: Commencing at a nost  plaojd at. thi-BiiutliwcHteornerol' |ot.'l21ii. G. "t,  i.nemv K) chains norlh to northwest of  lot-i'-'ll', H. 1. thenco 20 chains oast, thence 21)  Chains nortli, thenee 10 eliulns west, thence G'J  ch'ulns south on tioun.mry 01 lot T244. G.I,  tlience 20 chains oaat lo point of .conunuuee-  m-.-iit, MO acres.  Hauoi.ti Sulcus.  Nelson, B. C, 13th November. WtH.  Chimney Sweeping  Prompt attention given to all orders for  0 J:nuey Sweeping.  .Send your order.1! to low. D  Downks. cure of  ne Uld Curiosity b^pp.   Sl.oO pjr chiinpey.  Notice is hereby given Hint 110 days after  dale I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lniids and Works'at VHdoria, for"  permission to purchase the following described hinds in west Kootenay: >  Cr/inmcnclngata nost. marked J. T. Greon;  wood, S. W. post, planted nt-'the northwest,  corner of Iot(WU) (Campbell), thence north 20  chains; thenco citsMO cliiiins; thenco south  SO ohiiins; (hence back ton point of com-  tneticenieiit. containing 8U acres moro or loss. *  D��tod at Nelson, this lath dny of October,  1900.  .T. T. GllEKMWOOD.    a  THEJ-JWELER  9     BAKER ST.  *#���  We only ask one trial tomnlte you our ens  tomer.!. Fine Watch Jewelry, iOpllcal and  Silverware repairing.and everything in the  line. Reasonable charges. Work sent us  from outside towns will receive the same rare  a.1 ll .���ersomillv delivered. Difficult repairs  done for other Jewele��-  STOCK  All Kinds of Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums; Crockery.Etc.    |  . ��� ty  Complete   House  Furnishers       ty  9 Funeral Directors, Em balm ers       J  ���  37.50 Per Ton  Delivered  All orders ir.ust be accompanied by cash and should he forwarded  either personally or by mail to the office of W. P.  TIERNEY,  GENERAL AGENT  Almost the toughest thing in the -whole cf creation is a "pinto" Broncho when he is in  fighting humor.  Now his hide is just as tought as he is, and that part ahove his hip�� 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 Grloves.  Wind, rain, tear, rip, scorch'and fcoil proof- -almost wear proof.  Made only by  bntrea'l  Winnipea  I    R. H. CARLEY, British Columbia Agent  71 AAA A

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