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The Economist Sep 24, 1904

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 ������-.$&������  VVWWW/^V��AWM.S  WM. R. HEARST: "I have seen the  most beautiful lakes in Italy and Switzerland, and all thobc lovely spots, but I have  never seen any thing finer than the Kootenay lake and the Arrow lalces. We had a  delightful time there. This was my fiist  trip through there,  N^^V^^^^AJViAAA/W-ii  J  VOLUME VIII.  General Comment.  When it is considered that 200deaths  occur annually in   British   Columbia  from consumption, the desirability of  at once doing something to cheek the  ravages of the disease will bo readily  apparent.   That it 13 within the power  ofthe people to greatly decrease the  death  rate from this cause, and prevent its spread in a considerable degree,  -has been  conclusively established by  what has been done in recent years in  .. other countries.   In one of the aanita-  .   riums, in Germany, it is reported that  90 per cent, of the cases treated have  been completely cured, and in some of  the others results almost as encouraging have been secured.   One medical  authority has stated that if all cases of  consumption  were   properly  treated  from the initial stage, and a knowledge  ~ of the best "method of preventing it was  general, the  disease  would  be  completely eradicated sixty years  hence  But that is not the question just now  The medical profession  of this Prov  - ince have beeu debating for some time  the best method of dealing -with con  sumption in British Colunibia,-and as a  result a movement is now ou foot to  build a sanitarium at some point in the  interior," probably   in   the   Kamloops  valley, for the treatment of its victims.  ln the past, consumptives have been  sent to the California sanitarium for  treatment;  but   tbe expense   is   so  great    that    only     the     rich    can  afford to make the journey and cost of  residence in the institution.   With the  object of placing treatment within  the  reach of all, it is proposed to raise the  money for the maintenance of tbe British Columbia institution by means of  popular subscription.   Several wealthy  corporations have agreed to subscribe  liberally towards  the erection of the  building, which will cost about $100,-  000. if the public will guarantee the  sura necessary for its maintenance. Dr.  C. J. Fagan, secretary of the Provincial Board of Health, was in Nelson  lust Saturday evening, and  before   a  " few citizens outlined the plan by which  it is proposed to create this fund.   Individuals are asked  to subscribe $1 per  ��� year for ten years, and it -is believed  "thatTlu tUIe way oi_ougli.money OiU) bo  raised to maintain the'institution. As  it is, the working classes, who will bo  most benefited by such an institution,  (the rich can afford to go away for  treatment,) it is boped lhat the response from this source will be liberal  tand spontaneous. When the necessary  -4tum is guaranteed, and the compensating advantages are so great as to  leave no room for doubt as to the result, work on the- building will be  commenced. Already a committee,  consisting of Bishop Cridge, Rev. W.  Leslie Clay and Dr. Fagan has been  formed, and this committee, when the  fund is available, will turn it over to  three trustees, Chief Justice Hunter,  Bobert Gillespie and Campbell  _Sweeney_._ _These_gentlemen area_suf_,  ficient guarantee that the fund will Wf.  judiciously administered.,  .  would have preferred to spend the rest  of his days in cloistered seclusion,  rather than ant as referee in the political  rat pit. But the exigencies of thesitu-  ation demand a man with Mr. Perry*s  peculiar qualifications from this Province at the present time, and at.the  earnest solicitation of Sir "Wilfrid  Ijaurier he has consented to place himself in the bands of his friends. It if  argued that Hon. B. J. Perry can* giv<>  any other candidate in tlie field cards  and spades and then win. - Of course,  it remains to be seen what George  Riley, the sitting member, will think of  this deal. * He may object to being discarded for Mr. Perry, and "it is hinted  that when the time comes other liberals may take a hand in the game.  The district surrounding.NeJson is  not the only piace in the interior which  a can claim superior advantages from a  fruit-grower's standpoint. In fact  there are sections in every part of the  Proviuce peculiarly adapted for fruitgrowing, and not the least entitled to  mention in this regard is the Ketllc  River district. The Grand Forks Sun  points out that numerous evidences are  daily being brought to light to prove  that within half a dozen years the  Kettle River valley will be or,e of the  largest and best fruit-producing sections in the Province. Apples, plums,  prunes, cherries and all kinds of berries  have been grown there in abundance  fpr years, and as time passes new varieties are being added to the list. A  few years ago it was contended that  the climate in that valley was not  suited for raising peaches. Mr. Burrell has just demonstrated the falsity of  this contention by marketing a number of boxes of that fruit, of an exceptionally fine quality, and all grown on  his ranch four miles below Grand  Forks.  TnE cheering news coiiie3 from Victoria, that B. J. Perry, for many years  the confidential friend and adviser of  Joseph Martin, has consented to offer  himself as the candidate in tbe Liberal  interests for the capital city. The  friends of Mr. Perry have lohgbcen  anxious for him to abandon liis other  interests and enter the Dominion political arena. He persistently ignored  their prayers, conscientiously believing  that his first duty was to adjust the  affairs of his adopted Province, and  even now when his work is almost  consummated,   it   is  understood he  ~ Following a half-dozen^ editorials  extolling the virtues of the Liberal  party, the Victoria Times thoughtlessly  publishes a beautiful poem entitled,  " Even This Shall Pass Away." "  The following from the Toronto  Telegram will recall a frequent-occurrence in almost every Household. It is  entitled "When Father Shaves" :  When father shavos his stubby face,  At nine on Sunday morn,  There always steals upon the place      I  A feeling most forlorn. .        .-  An awful silence settles down  On all the human race:  It's liko a funeral In the town  When father shaves his face. ���' ���  He gets his razor from the shelf,  - And strops It up and down,  And murmurs wildly to himself,.  And throws us all a frown.  We dare not look to right or left,  Or breathe In any case;  E'en mother has to tip-too q'utei,  When father shaves his face.  He plasters lather evciywhere.  And spots the window pane;  But mother says she doesn't care,  She'll clean It offagain,  She tries to-piease him all she can,  To save him from disgrace;  For he's an awful nervous man.  When father shaves liis face. *  "*  We try to sit like mummies there,  And live the ordeal through:  And hear the razor rip and tear,  And likewise fat her, too.  'And if it slips and cuts his chin,  Wcjumpand quit the place;   '  No power on earth can keep us Id,  Il father cuts his face.  , The citizens of Vancouver with painful recollection of the exploits of the  highwaymen in that vicinity, discreetly presented Private Perry witli a  cheque, instead of a bag of gold, on his  return to the Terminal City from England.  Edward Whymper. he of Matterhorn  fame, has just returned to .England.  He has scores of anecdotes to tell of liis  exploits at mountain climbing in tbe  vicinity of Glacier, British Columbia.  Unlike the ordinary amateur "mountaineer, who thinks that scaling mountains iu Switzerland is tbe proper  caper, and therefore does it periodically, Mr. Wbypmper considers the  Canadian-Rockies-to be -the -best - for  mountaineering purposes, aud for  scenery, iu the world.  Why," he' cried enthusiastically,  "they are* "fifty or sixty Switzerlands  rolled in to one."   -  Oue objection to mountaineering in  the Rockies lias always been tbe.lack  or proper paths. He knew of several  parties who* never got near the mountain they desired to reach on this account.   . N  " I am glad to say, however," said  Mr. Whymper, "that the C.P.R. and  the Canadian Government are not. losing sight of this. Several putbs have  been very materially improved."  workers, and the secretary freely confesses that his efforts would have been  futile without the aid of such  men as  "Aid. Clements, John J. Alalone, Jas.  McPhee and others.   These men have  worked night  and   day (o make the  Fair a credit to the city, and they must  feel exceedingly gratified that tlieir exertions have been crowned  with  such  conspicuous success.   In this article no  attempt is made at particularizing the  distinctive features of the Fair; these  will manifest   themselves   when   the  building is thrown open to the. public,  but tbis paper has not the slightest  hesitation in expressing its  belief that  visitors to Nelson next week wiil depart with  the   impression  that with  citizens like those who have contributed so'generously of their time to the  materia!" interests'of their  own city,  tlie Kootenay metropolis must  maintain its long  recognized  pre-eminence  as the most enterprlsiugcity in Western Canada.   ���  service, and who is a relative of the  late Lord Strathnairn, better known  Higgins as the ablest writer j as General Sir Hugh Rose, one of the  most notable commanders the army  has known.since Wellington. The  bandmaster "is E. T. Murray, a musician of high standing, of whom critics  When the Nelson Fair is opened  to the public- next Wednesday  morning, there will be many expressions of surprise at what has been accomplished by the men who have had  the matter iii. hand. Last year, tlie  Fair was started in a modest way more  with the intention of enlightening*our  own people as to the undeveloped resources around them, than to figure as  an exhibition in the modern sense'of  the expres'sion. It accomplished everything for which it was intended, and  one of the most gratifying results has  been that hundreds of acres of land  have been divided up into small fruit  ranches and are now under fruiU -The  managers of the^Fair-were so' satisfied  with the result of their efforts, that  they organized on a more extensive  scale,'and the visitor to what] is pro-  bibly the best appointed exhibition  building in the West, next Wednesday  morning, will be able to judge for  themselves if the promises made by the  promoters have been fully carried out.  The Economist anticipates tlio verdict. Tbe visitor will be amazed at  what has been accomplished by Secretary Annable and his faithful band of  One thiug should be borne in mind  by exhibitors, and that is not to wait  until the last-momerit to get their displays in position. It is one of the  most exasperating things in connection  with a fair of tbis character to see a  number of exhibitors fussing around  after the opening has taken place. Before the.hour for.opening the "Fair arrives the managers i should see that  everything is in its place. There is always some one who will --put off his  work till the last hour. This should  be avoided at this Fair.  Baseball is the national game of the  United "States, but it was invented,  created or evolved by an Englishman.  This man- is Henry Chad wick, son of  the late James Chadwick, formerly  editor of the Western Times, a West of  England newspaper, and was- born in"  Jessamine Cottage, St. Thomas, Exeter, England, October 5; 1824, and will  therefore bo 80 years of age two weeks  hence. He is the youngest brother of  Sir Edwin Chadwick, the eminent  sanitarian ' philosopher of England,  who was knighted by Queen Victoria  in 1842 in recognition of his great services as sanitary commissioner of London. Since the death of his father he  has been a journalist, his first (Contribution in the line of his specialty as a  writer on fieldsports Deing hia cricket  reports in the New York Times in  1850. He was the cricket and baseball  editor of the New York Clipper from  1857 to 18S0, and the baseball editor'of  the Brooklyn Eagle from 1865 to 1S94,  inclusive. He was the first to write  up baseball for the -New York Herald,  in 1862, and was a writer on sports on  the New York World of old for thirteen  years and on the New York Sun for  six years. As a writer of handbooks  on sports he1 began with " Beadle's  Dime Book on Baseball, in. 1860, and  edited DeWitt's Guide from I860 to the  '80's, and he has been editor of Spalding's League Guide for_twenty-three  years. Beside his-worlcoon ~books7 he"  edited the Baseball Chronicle in the  '60's, the Metropolitan in the '80's and  Waldron's Monthly in the '90's, and  was on the editorial staff of Outing in  the '80's. In 1894 Mr. Chadwick was  subjected to a severe attack of grip, followed by inflammatory rheumatism,  which obliged him to retire from active  journalistic work for over two years,  he then residing at his son-in-law's  home, near Sag Harbor. When the  National League voted him a pension  for life, as the "Father of Baseball," iu  1896, he returned to Brooklyn and re-'  sumed his journalistic work as a veteran writer on sport. Mr. Chadwick  is one of the oldest members of the  New York Press Club.  portantrole. There are many people  in this Province who are inclined to  regard Mr  who ever wielded a pen on the Pro  vinsial press, and Thk Economist confesses that it also holds to this opinion.  Bat Mr. Higgins has shown in those  short stories that* he is not only a  powerful chronicler of such events as  are likely to come within the scope of  an editorial writer, but that as a writer  of narrative he is without a peer in the  West. As a very able reviewer has  said, these stories are characterized by  power and humor. The principal  scenes are laid in Yale and Victoria,  but the author never takes farewell of  his cbaracfers-until he traces them to  their la-t abiding place, and in this respect there will be mucli surprise expressed at the'*'remarkable fund of information possessed by Mr. Higgins.  The average in an could scarcely tell the  present whereabouts of strangers he  met twenty-years ago, yet Mr; Higgins  seems to have kept close track of one  hundred-or so characters and after a  lapse of nearly fifty years, knows exactly what became of them. And it  must be remembered that these characters possessed no more than a passing interest. to the author. Another  reason why this book should be read  by every resident of this Province is  the fact that incidental to the various  plots of the stories'much light is thrown  on the early history of British Columbia. Tho men who played the most  prominent parts in laying the foundation of thisProvince are referred to in  ���simply for what he can make out of  it; and the diatribes of the organ  should have beeu directed, not solely  or chieily against the vile agent, but  against his principals���the Ross Government���whose instructions ho was  simply carrying out to the best of his  have spoken in the highest terms.   He ability.   Not for   the first time, only  has made a splendid impression by his  admirable style of conducting. lie can  play nearly every instrument in his  band, and was decorated with several  medals. Tlie Black Watch bandsmen  have all seen active service. Their uniform at the concerts consists of kilts,  being of the famous dark blue plaid  with red stripped st ockiogs and garters, white gaiters and white tunics  with the tartan, and they wear the  Gleugarries except on parade, when  they wear the big feather busbies. The  pipers of the regiment wear a different  tartan from the ��� bandsmen, being a  brilliant red plaid and their tunics arc  dark-green. They carry very fine bannerets with their pipes. There is a  possibility that thisfamous band may  visit Nelson, in which event they  would be certain to receive a hearty  welcome.  An eastern paper tells the story of a  Manitoba man who made the boast  that he could tell a Liberal from a Conservative on sight. His challenge was  accepted, and the first man he picked  out was a Conservative. Then he  walked up to another man and said :  *' You are a Liberal." "You are a liar,"  was the answer.   "I've been sick for  various places, and many questions that  are often propounded to the settlers of 7Q'^ ]ike that ���  the present time are authentically ans-',_, ,,���* ���, ,���    '    -   .    .   ,     .  ���  ���    �������    tt-    ���    i        i       t. <���     , is not always safe to judge by appear-  wered in Mr..Higgins' work.     Refer-!   ence is repeatedly made to such men as  a long time and that's what makes me,  Which shows that it  always safe to judge by a  ; ance3.  Chief Justice Cameron, who although  the principal law-giver of his time had  It should not be forgotten  that next  never been admitted to the Bar,;Chief Monday 'iS^e last day fjr the registra-  Justice Begbie', Sir James Douglas, |tlon of voter8' Individual members of  Hon. G. A. Walkern, Sir Henry Pel-1thc .���t>eral-Conservative Union have  lew Crease, (uncle of Police Magistrate beeu eiviniS considerable attention-to  Crease, of Nelson), Dr. Helmcken, Dr. jthe registration of voters, and as a re-  Tdlmie, (father of a former- mining* sulfc many names have been added to  recorder for Nelson district), Mr. Jus- ithe list' Those who have not >"efc rcSis**  tice McCreight.and scores of others, !'tered a"d.���ho can comply with the  ly those who made ' co'*dI-*ons requisite to vote, should see  Columbia in the" to ifc tbut ,,1,,,r ������alr*es"are placed upon  the list next Monday.    A great deal  but more particula  history in  British  early days. Altogether "the book is.m-  tensely- interesting'from begining' .to*,  end, and should be in every library in  British Columbia. Those who are  anxious to learn something of tlie early  history of British Columbia cannot  afford to overlook the opportunity that  is now presented to them of gaining  tbis information. It is not a book that  the owner will lend, so the.book lover  must not depend on getting it from his  neighbor when he is through reading  it. It is neatly bound and clearly  printed on good paper. The printer is  William Briggs, the well knowi*. Toronto publisher. The book can be secured by order now through the Cau-  ada Drug & Book Co., Limited, Nelson.  may.hinge lipon-the election in Kootenay district.  ���Mits.--J���At -AnMSTRONCxrwho"has  been visiting friends in Nelson forsome  weeks, returned last Thursday to Spo-  - There hns been a most disgusting  stale of tiffairs revealed in connection  with thc investigation into the business  oftho Ottawa Isolation Hospital, It  seems that even more than double  prices were charged for almost everything supplied to the hospital, and the  attendants carried off' every article  they could conveniently lay their  hands upon. ��� The case of the Isolation  Hospital shows how hospitals are  nearly always run under civic control.  The evil is ever the same, aldermanic  patronage. The patronage system is  the vice of all government in this  country, whether national, provincial  or-civic���And-the-worst-of- it-13-that-  it meets with allowance from our best  public men.   At the Ottawa Isolation  anew, have the Ross Government heen  convicted by the Election Trial Court*,  of. being an* organized conspiracy  against law, order and decenoy in election methods.  The driver of Melba's automobile  ran over and "killed an old man,"  name not mentioned, on a boulevard  of Paris. The dispatch says "the chauffeur was not to blame at all, as the old  man got iii the way, trying to escape  the wheels of a cab." Certainly not;  what right has a man 84 years old  walking around in this automobile  world anyway ?  The Jessie Shikley company returns to Nelson next Monday evening,  and during the week will be seen in a  new list of plays. The only piece given  in her former engagement that will be  repeated during this engagement, is the  one in which Miss Shirley and every  member of her company appeared to  best advantage, " The Ironmaster."  Strange, the attendance at this performance before was the smallest during the whole week. Many have expressed a wish to see it, and so it is to  oe repeated. Of the six pieces to be  presented during ,the week, only two  ���have ever been given in Nelson. There  will be some curiosity to see this really  capable company in such pieces as  "Moths" and "Bip Van Winkle."  Jefferson's artistie interpretation of old  "Rip" made the part a difficult one for  the average actor, yet there have beeu  many who have given acceptable representations of Washington Irving's  hero.  .   _K*   * <*- *���  a reactionary.^'?*,??.  f.yfst  .������"Vi_iil  plete sense of the term  A hot spell is followed by a cold spell.  Going over   to England in 1897, Sic,  Wilfrid Laurier ascertained for himself  that the legends of the decadence "of,. j,,^,!  Britain were absurd "falsehoods, and 'iier-i-SMt  came back to Canada filled with exag-, Af&%_  gerated enthusiasm.     That has 'npwj.Z&i  worn   off,  and Sir  Wilfrid, has nowA';l|  gone back to the earlier state of mind Arjj  in   which he held that Canada had Ar*>  nothing in  common with the other  English colonies,  in origin, religion,,  language, or national aspirations. "Mr.  Willson holds tbat the Canadian.Pre-  mier is willing to wound the British;-* A  connection, but afraid to strike,' and '-?";  that is the attitude of the party whose'.' At  chief he is. . ',*:'  3**>^l  "is"?.*!  ���t-'-rl  AS*'  In no branch of medicine and surgery has there beeu greater advancement than in the application .of theAA!_  x-ray.     When the first discovery.of  the x-ray was made it was heralded as'SMl  . ���*,5*_.rrv  Hakold Nelson is in Calgary tonight, and will be seen for the next  two or three weeks.throughout this  Province in "Heart and Sword." He  will appear at the.Nelsou Opera House  two weeks from to-night. Mr. Nelson  retains only a few of liis former com--  pany, but it will please the theatregoers of Nelson lo hear that included  in the number is Mr. Clifford Lane  Bruce, an actor of exceptional merit.  ' Following-Mr. Nelson at the Opera  House, come3 George Berry in ''My  Friend from India." Mr. Berry is not  a stranger in this Province. Twelve  years ago he conducted a stock company in Victoria. Since that time, he  has travelled all over the continent,  and has acted as stage manager in  several of the best houses in the larger  American cities.  kane.  It is understood that Mrs. Arm- Hospital the public money would seem  The Economist has been favored  with an advance copy of Hon. D. W.  Higgins' collection of short stories in  book form. They are published under  the title of "The Mystic Spring and  Other Tales of Western Life." Already a great deal of interest in this  work has been manifested in the coast  cities, and judging by the number of  subscribers on the list atthe Canada  Drug & Book Co.'s store in Nelson, the  pe&ple of the interior will not be fiar be-  hiiid the residents of the coast in their  strong will take up theatrical and operatic work in the near future, and adopt  the stage as a profession. During her-  residence in Nelson, Mrs. Armstrong  took part in all tlie amatuer operatic  productions, and in several amatuer  performances. Those who witnessed  her work here, have no hesitation iu  predicting a successful career should  should she follow out her present intention ot going on the stage. She has  a good voice and possesses the requisite  dramatic inspiration for theatrical  work. Indeed, in ^many respects she  surpasses the average actresses, at  least those who have visited Nelson  from time to time. Her many friends  in this city will be pleased to learn of  her success.  to have been madly wasted, and tlie  conditions would seem to have been  such that for a decent man or woman  to have been consigned to it must have  meant every possible distress.  Mention is made of the fact in some  of the Eastern papers that the famous  Black Watch regiment, or 42nd Royal  Highlanders, whose band is now in  this country, has: had some direct association with the Dominion; The  regiment took an important part in the  capture of Canada in 1756-liGS,"serving  in the  engagement at Ticonderoga in  appreciation of a work that should be';J7J>8.   In later years it was stationed in  in every household. Mr. Higgins'  stories have all,-or nearly all, been published in the Icoast papers, and vin one  sense area record of events in. the early  history* of the Province. The author  was for years editor and: publisher, of  the; Victoria Colonist, and during that  time had splendid opportunities of  gathering material for just such a col-  'Nova Scotia in 1852, and several of the  men who then composed the regiment  arc sjnown to be still alive; one of the  officers being now a resident in Canada.  Canadians very much appreciate this  visit from a British regimental band  The band and pipers are traveling  by special train throughout their Can  adian tour, in special sleepingcars with  lection of stories as ho now ofjfprs to the dining car attached, and are living on  public in book form. All the events board the train. The party numbers  narrated came under, his -,p��?rsonal ob-  65 and is accompanied by Major Rose,  servatipn, and in  nearly every one of the senior major of the regiment, who game���and no one knows this better ory on the subject,  the stories he played a more or less im- h&B bad a most distinguished -military ;th an the reverend editor of that organ  thet Sir "Wilfrid *~  Since the editorial "On the Run"  was piinted, tiie Ontario Election  Trial Court has unseated the Hon. E.  J. Davis, M. P. P. for North York, and  Commissioner of Crown Lunds in the  Ross Government, for practices inconsistent with the Election Act, thus  wiping out the majority of one which  it had on thc floor of the Ontario Legislature. Thc results ofthe trials held  bv this court thus far during the month  of September aie therefore as follows :  Muskoka���Conservative M. P. P.  elected.   Confirmed in his seat.  Centre Bruce���Conservative M. P. P.  elected.   Confirmed in his seat.  North Perth���Liberal M. P. P.  ed.   Election voided.  Sault Ste. Marie���Liberal M.  elected.   Election voided.  North York���Liberal M. P. P  ed.   Ejection voided.  North Grey���Liberal M. P. P. elected. Election trial not concluded;  trial enlarged to 31st October next.  We observe that the Toronto Globe,  in commenting upon the disreputable  state of things revealed by the Election  Trial Court as having existed in  and  elect-  P. P.  elect-  The concert given by Herbert Taylor,  Mis^9~MaTrack^intl~Little~Gle"n"at���the  Success Club's rooms last Thursday  evening, was indeed an artistic success.  Mr. Taylor is a vocalist of a high order  of merit, and Miss Marrack sustained  the reputation she has held iu this  Province during her seven years'residence here. Littie Glen isa clover  child, and her rendition of ragtime  music and negro melodies is really delightful. It is understood that Mr.  Taylor and Miss Marrack will remain  here for a few weeks, and during that  time put on a minstrel show, which  will be composed of young people and  grown up men and women. Some  months ago, Miss Marrack got together  a number of young people in Victoria,  and gave an entertainment of this  character, and the coast papers spoke in  the highest terms of praise of the per-  performance. No doubt Miss Marrack  and Mr. Taylor will meet with similar  success iu Nelson. The performance  will probably take place the week after  next.  The London Globe points out that  several things have occurred of late to  make the people of England doubtful  as to the exact position in Imperial  politics ofthe French-Canadians, and  ���of Sir Wflfrid Laurier, the best known  of them. Articles in the English  magazines by some members of  the  'party, as well as nets in Canada, seem  I to show thai un.- liuople of French extraction in the Dominion  do not see  J eye to eye with those of English, Irish  been practised by the Ross Govern-' an(j Scotch birth, but the British peo-  mentand its agents in the .Sault Ste. j pie have always hoped for the best  Marie election, says tliat the connec- mr> j^ckles Willson, tbe authority  tion of "Cap." Sullivan and his gang 0* things Canadian, has written an  with elections must henceforth cease.: open letter t0 Sir Wilfrid which has  This famous, or rather infamous ^^ published by the Montreal Gaz-  "heeler" has,  however,   been in  that ette, and in which he advances a the-  Mr. Willson says  is in the most com-  the most distinct advance forward tbat'.-'r^W  had up to that time been  made in the "faS,  medical and surgical profession.     BHt-^iJ-J  strange to say the  tendency  amqnjr-,^  medical men was to underestlmate.its.."*!^'H  ������   A * *   ii  value in diagnosis and application. 7'<^i  One reason, in fact the most important .A'f?i,  reason, for this, was that the technicalfl;^'  knowledge required to obtain the desired results was lacking. _ Another  reason was that anything approaching  perfection in the construction of the -  machines had not been made. Educu- .  tion, investigation and practice have  overcome the former drawback, and a ..  machine has now been perfected that -  given the desired results. Such a  machine has just beeu imported by .  Drs. Hall & McLennan, and is now in' .  operation at their offices in the K.-W.-  C. Block. Of course this machine has  its limitations, but its value as an assistant to the medical profession caunot  be overstimated. While Dr. Hall wits  taking a post-graduate course at the  Johns-Hopkins University, he had '  opportunities of estimating the value  of the x-ray machine, and perfected,  himself in its operation under the  most accomplished experts. . He was  so thoroughly convinced of its^etficacy*.'-  in diagnosing and treating certanv^disA  eases'and-as an auxiliary in-the^practice-  of surgery generally, that he made arrangements to purchase the.one.he has  now in liis oflice. There would be little  use in attempting a technical description of this machine, but there arc  some things in connoction with it that  will strike the casual observer at a  glance. It may not be generally  known that the diagnosis of a case is  not made by direct application of the  rays, but from a negative. When this  negative is taken the skilled practitioner begins bis investigation and at  his leisure is enabled to determine the  location of the trouble, and proceed to  treat it with an accurate knowledge of '  its position and condition of development. .Already Drs. Hall and McLeu-  naifhave made practicar^tests oflhe-1  x-ray. A case of lumbago was {treated  with the most gratifying results.  Space does not permit a more extended  description of the machine at this  time, but it is not too much to say that  sufferers from many forms of disease  will have'reason to be thankful for its  presence here.  In some of the dispatches referring  to thc terminus of tbe Grand Trunk  Pacific reference Is made to Tuck's Inlet. This inlet was named after Mr.  Sheriff Tuck, who, was engaged in the  early '80's in surveying the Govern,  ment land in that district. It was  near this point that Mr. Tuck wasat-  tacked by the Indians, who objected  to a survey being made of the land.  They made away with his transit, and  undoubtedly would have doue him injury had not the British warship Cormorant arrived on the scene and taken  a hand in the trouble. 'Seven of the  most turbulent of the Indians were arrested and afterwards sentenced to  terms in tbe Westminster penitentiary,  after which the Government sujveyor  was permitted to continue his work  unmolested. Some day, when the  sheriff is in the mood* for .writing, he  may contribute a chapter to Canadian  history, based ou the circumstance of  his meeting with tlie Indians, and it  will beau interesting one, too.  The Bar Association will hold its annual dinner. at Procter this evening.  W. A. Macdonald, K. C, is president  of the association, and he has given hia  word to the authorities that the laws  of the land will be strictly observed od  this occasion. A foraging party was  sent up to Procter last night to make  preparations for the diuner. *[mt*��**>*ax��m*i&&a^^  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  r  THE MELSOH ECONOMIST  Published every Saturday afternoon a:  Vuitsos Stui;et. Nelson. 1'. C.  $1 Per lfear Striclly in Advance  Advertising rn:es made known on upisr.ca-  liou.  All changes in aclVB.,tici'..'ients to Insure  insertion sliould reiich Hits oll.ee ni.1 l;il<r  tliai Tlinrsaay, liSo'clorK.  When change or :uldrei-s is rc<iulrefl. it l-  de-slrihlu Uiul both the old uddics.- umi tin-  new be iiiveii.  ���Vldro.sK nil ooniniiinications. " r..l.iVl-1'i  Of   I'lIB  NK1.S0.N   .'.CoNOJllh'J .  MolhOll.   li   C  This and That���What a Differezcs  In a recent issue of the D.i'Iy Xt-sv-,  a telegraphic item fmni Ottawa appeared, whieh presented a rosuate picture of matters in Dawson City from a  Governmental standpeiut. We wi-iv  therein informed that In votinj; for tin  revocation of the. City Chartir, the  citizens of Dawson expressed cmili-  clence in Commissioner Coi.-li-n u:k1 in  his adminiitration. Tbo sai I im\v.-  item is as follows :  "Commissioner Couzdou hai telegraphed Hon. Clifford Sifton that i!k  plebiscite to determine whelhi'r t!i<  City Charter should be levoUol, ami  the commissioner take* cliarec ..I* :iu  "���affairs of Dawson, was can icd by over  three to one. Tlie public c->HMder I*:*.-'  as a strong endorsation of the luimiiiis-  tration."  This picture has, ljowevir, an obverse side. Such an item of news vvji.-  in itself suspicious of wrongdoing in  thc holding or carrying out of li.i-  election. That a municipality would  vote to revoke its charter, :ml to ouhi-  mit the management of iu ioiernal af  "fairs to outsiders, is so ui.tixiia! as lo  naturally excite inquiry into il.ec.ir-  . cumstances under which s-uu!i an i-veu.t  could have occurred. Tlie.-e have ?3:ic*i-  been furnished. In recent Hriiish  Columbia newspapers a lengthy telegram has appeared, sent out lo the  Canadian press, we are therein iii-  ' formed, at the cost of a sum of money  subscribed for that purpose by tin.*  business men, government employees,  etc., ofthe Northern Cily, and ,siKi-ed  by " W. F. Thompson, editor ofthe  Yukon Sun (Liberal party oraan).''  This telegram reveals a slaMiing r>UU-  of things out tiiere. llpl>e^i-n no f.d  lows :  "After a shameless exhibition ofihe  most barefaced jobbery ever i��.mi ���'��������*.��� <!  in Canada j" after (lie dictum of the Sn  perior Court Judge that an el-vlion  under thc circumstanced then -wi-iin,-?  would not be legal ; after <i united protest by press and people, tlie I .e.d ;ul-  miniatration of the Yuk-m Teriitiii>  ���was to-day"^-13tli Septem'wr���"^to!.:ii  from the people by V.ie c >in-  missioncr of the territory. JJ>  the illegal Uauaiice of vi.timj rer-  tificates to people who had no lyht lo  vote ; by the disf.-anchiiemu it of .several aidcrmeu, the city attorney and -.<  majority of the taxpayers, tlie C>.ug<loii  ���Govern men t-WMS-ablo-L")���iippropri.ite-  the City Charter and lhrow_ tiic city  government into the ha ��'U of tin-  Territory by a vote of 23K to -)-���i totnl  of only 38.) votes out of at, 1/ast '*���,-'lu  taxpayers."  A vile condition of affairs ii set forth  iu this  telegram,   of which  we  li ire  given only a part, as existing- i i  the  Yukon Territory, showing the highhanded and illegal methods w hicli are  being pursued by Commissioner Cong-  don iu   the above and  other  matler.-  thcrc.   The afllii roof the Y.ikon have  been, almost continually from   the beginning, shamulcisly exploited by the  agents sent-to it by  the Ottawa Government to manage   Ihem ; and Coin-  missioner Congdon seems m��t lo be an  exception in this respect.    Ho :ippeinto be managing  matters  thcie.  u-i l!,t  same unworthy lines as llmou  wliiel-  his prcdecdfcs-oro are acut^e." ��..* havjnj.  generally pur��uetl. We rear, in tlic.",;;mt-  telegram, "That business is   being paralyzed and   the  future  of   the   camp  killed  by   the commissioner   ar.d  hi*  confederates in an attempt to l.uihl ti j.  a political machine here thut wiil return Congdon to Parliament" at tht  forthcoming election.  Since the publication ofthe foregoing  despatch from Mr. Thompson, numerous residents of thc Yukon have  called at tho Vancouver .New-Advertiser oflice and confirmed Ihe statements contained therein rcgiiuliug I Incorrupt state^of affairs and mismanagement now prevailing in the Yukon  Territory. In order to ascertain an  unprejudiced opinion on the matter, a  representative of that paper called on  0*  Notice to Contractors.  Highway Bridge Over the Kilt Ulver at Mor-  ri��s--y, i. (j.  OEAI.KH   TE.N'IiElt",    jirojir-rly    Pinlorsod  0 '-Ti-iidei- for Mi-i I- wi-v���IJrlrijre," will l_<> rc-  (li'ivt-d by lite uiKlcisi^iii.-<l up iu noon of the  Dili of October next, for the eievtion nml  cc inp'etIon ofn wooden l>riil;:c hi-iim tiie l-.lk  Ulver nlllie Town of .Vt>nlK.-i.-y, I'usL Koolenny DiH-triet. I!. C.  Iimwings, speeltli-.-Mlims nnd conditions of  It-i.dt rln^-.ind lomii'i! mny 1,<> xui i.i tlie  c _li< eof tlie I'lililic \Vi-rl>s KiiL'iiiO'.-r, Linn!*  nml Works lH-,-ii'-::ru-n!, Vleitirin, II. tl; nt  ll.e olliie i,f the  t j< v-i-i in-iil.  A Kent,  l.'n.n-  1 rook. li. C, mid nl tie lil'nc if ti:i! i.'l.n l  I'l.r.stnljle :il l-'eiii-e, H. 17., on nnd nl'U r tlie  llltli iiiM..  Kneh propositi must, lio nccoiiipiuiied  by nn iicecpl-Tl t>:nil�� ilieiniL- or eer-  ll'fieiil'- no :i elmr-vi'd bnnltef t.'iilnuili, imtde  tcij-iil li' to Hio uoili-r.-liiu-il f"i-l he sum <if two  fnin.lred (ftH-O) tloll-os. whii li slinll he furli-It-  eil if lln-1 in iy letinVrlnjr ��1>'l-IIihj Io inter into  er-nii-iiCt. win n cniliMl npii'i'l" do ��o. The  ��� hef|il' s of unsticei-Wtnl tenilerprn will he rt-  iiirnid lo tlnin u;i..n lhe e.Nei'iiliuii of the  ci-i.lim-t.. 'I he t-ui-i-ei-i-fii I ipsiili ivr will he re-  i)liii-i d to niinisli I oihIk. lilriiPC-if and 'wo  "iirutii's.' rntisliicti-iy to the Chief (..'oimiils-  r-ioin r, in lhe nun of livo thonsund (ifi.UOOj  i.'iltur.- em h. I'pon thec-xeriiiion i .f tl'.e bona  tl.o < ii(-<_i:eiil)ove tn.-iitioncil will bertturned  to ihe ei.iitnntor.  Ti-i (*.<rswill nol he cr -'fddeiTd uiiIosk niude  nit in ih��' forin.-- pii|ii,Hci1 and si-.-ned with  the iictiial signntur*.' of tin- temU-rur.  Tl.e low cm or tiny tt'iidyr not iiect>ssuril)'  uueoplt-d.  W.S.I JOUE,  I'i piilv O'lnnii.-Kioner of l.undsmid Works,  < Litncis nnd. Work* Ueii'irimRjit.  N i'-'torhi, 15. i*., 12i li sji'pttniber, 1914.  Certificate of Imp.-owcmenia.  rinjrrcc. Mnyt'.ow r. Ilinke. II. a. K..Smn-  il Kiactiomil and Snow Drill l-'rsie.lional  Mineral Clnim.��. sinnite in the Nelson Mining  Lnvis <���:.,,! West X oot�� nay 'district.  Where loc-iilud : nn Ilie Divide between  Sandy nnd 4.9 t 'recks above tlie " Florence G,"  'Mineiii-I Claim.  Take notice llml I. Jiilin McLntuUIo. of the  City of Nelson, netin-f us nsont for Jnnien h.  Stamford,Froo Mlncr'f i'ertifl����tPNo. US0.&29,  -Anvils GSIiaw, Free Minors Certificate  NOTICE  Notice   is   hereby slvon   Hint the   under-   ���':  cli'ind liaspuhiiiittpd to Ilie LieiUennnt Ciov- -v'  ernor-in-C'onm-il n pi-op.asnl  under  the pro-   ���  vision.-HOftlie  ���*Uivi-r;- and Streams Act,   it.   ���  8. II. ii,Oi|i. KiS, for tlie charing and rernov-   ���.  incof obstructions from the. Lower and Up-;;���  per UniK-iin Kivers nnd Howsi-r Luke und the  mouth   of   the  Imuran  Kiver nt Koou-nny !  Luke, bcim; nil of the Lower  rmncaii  Ulyer,  rlow.-er     Luke,    and    u   dlKtuiice    of    ten  mllcB   up   ilio Upper   Duncan   lt ver   from  Ilowsc-r     I.ukc,    tor    iimkiug    the     .same-  tit   lV,r   ralLin^   nnd   driving   thereon   logs,  limber     or      ral'tw,     and      to      construct  dams, booms and brenk waters, and to make  sueb oilier   or   iicec.s.si'i-y liiiprovemeiitsr or  . constructions that may be necessary for the  driving oflp-js tln-reln or tlicrcor., or lctain-  iny them within Ilie com se of the said stream,  and for the pmpoHe of stm-iii*; mut Iiiiiimiii11-  lin^lo^s l hereon and Koi-ilut; und  booming  the'i-ainc at the mouth of the Duncan   Kiver  ai Kootenuy Lake, and (loins everything for  lliu l-lli poses al'oi'i.i'uiii.  The lands U. be allectod by the- said work1*  are all the lands abnltlii'i on the said Lower  and Upper Duncan Itivers and Howser Lake  for the full ilislancc ol'the pi\'j>i--!>ed works or  liniiioveliictiis.  The rate for tolls, Doomage, raflinir, driving  of logs, limber und lumber, and for Liking  cure "f the samo until delivery, proposed to  he cliiii-jsetl by the undersigned, Is to wal the  rate of seventy-live cents per thousand (eel  from points nn the Upper Duncan Kivcr.and  from points intervening between the said Upper Duncan Ulver and the mouth of Lardo  Itivcr oit.Jhe Lower liuncuii lo Ki.ootenay  Liike, and at the rule of ilfty cents per thousand feet on the Lower Duncan rrom the  niouili of the Lnrdi Hiver lo Kootenay Lake,  the charges nbovcenumerated to cover sorting and booming the mini!. All necessary  boom sticks properly fastened lojielliei* Willi  chains to receive tlie tunic to be supplied by  the t.-ansiiiltter.and such logs t��i be received  immediately on tlieir delivery at Kootenay  Luke properly boomed. Huch charge, however, lo be subject to thesame being iixetl by.  a.ludge of the Comity Court of Kootnuay.,  pursuant to Seelion-lu of tlie said "Kivers and  Streams Art."  Dated litis 9lli day of August. 190-1..  J. 1'. MOGULDRICK.  �����������������*�����**����**+<,��*+���� �������������������������������������������������<>-�� ������������ ���^������^*  No. l!SS,^1Snnil Louis ISrnst Free Jliner'sCer  tUicate >'o. li. Sli.&U, intend sixty days from  the date hereoi, toapply to the Milling Ite-  iorder for Cerrilieatcs of Improvements, for  the purpose ot obtaining Crown (Jrunts ofthe  nb ve claims.  And further take notice, Hint action under  Section K7 must be commenced before the. it>-  Kiinnoe ofsuch Orti icatesof Imf-rovements.  Dated thisluili dny of November, A. D. 1P03.  Joir>* JIuLatC'hib, r. L. S.  NICKERSON,  THEJ-V/ELER,  BAKER ST.  W. G. Gillett  Builder   and   Contractor  Estimates given on stone, brul  and woodwork.  Brick and Lime for Sale  Frank  Fletcher  rKOVIK ���VL LANDSUIlVEYOR  -We only a*k one trial to make yon our cos  1'iiiii-r. Fine Watch Jewelry, iimical and ,  Silverware repairing and everything in the I  line. ItcHSonable ebargert. Work sent us !  from outside towua wi 11 receive I lie >ame care i  n.-> :1 personally delivered. Diriicult repairs ���  done for other Jewelers. I  Lands a:id Mineral Claims Surveyed  and Crown Grunted  P.O. Box 563       Oflice : Kootcnnv St.  Nelson  .Mr. Iianey Hihbard, a pioneer wholesale merchant of Dawson, who is now  in Vancouver, and askeil hiin as to thc  present state of allaira in the Yukon.  .Mr. llihlnird is and has been a lifo-long  Liberal, so that he cinnot he aeeused  ��f party pr^jndieu in hi.s remarks.  " I have read tlie dispatch," said  Mr. llil-bard, "anil imforlunalely the  ���.���barges of >: nT.ipti i l .f.id ni:j-ii.ina^c-  :i:riil in the YiiI'om ure only too true.  As a res-nlr, jicnjile are leaving the  i-iiiiniry in lar^if ntim'ier.s,  every   boat  ��� ���airyinn away from lift to IHI) petsons.  l',.o pvtiple 'ure thoroughly di.--.-5:ilislieil  :i;nl.t!isg'iisU'il wiih t lie adiniiiislialioii  of the Yukon Q iveriiinent. I myself  iiavi'had (jiiniizh of it and I am now  ��'.iipi>ii*lj d.i'.vn my .-.took aii-1 elooitijj  mit my hn-ii'ii's-i. Tlie eoittiiry i.s all  right, it bein-^ ono of the beat iti the  world, and if.i change in the a-.Iminis-  tr.-iliiiii Wfii: in Like place to-diiy 1  v, mild niii-r my plans and go back  tiiere. Shit under tlie existing govu-n-  ineni [ have had enmijjh i-f it. Iain  no i.diet; M-eker, ainl, in I'aet, have  iTovel* hijiJrT ill flit. iulTiTiui.stTiitToTf  le.iildilii,'. J ant and always have been  a Liberal, asM r. b'fed NYudta, formerly  ��� if Dawson mil now (if this city, knows'  full well, and have worked and fought  r.if the Libera!   party  both   in the Yukon and in'other'parts of Canada, but  1 vannut stj:>i>oi*t suoh '-crsons a^  are now in 'cimti'ol'at Dawson. Tbe  pciiple of Uawriuii do not object so  niiich lo (Joniinis.-ioner Congdon ; er-  sonally. but it i-i the giiiij; ho has got  ibotil him. .-���They aro headed by Temple, who was ��unt in. ostensibly as a  'diamond'drill expert���about which, by  the way, ho kiiowsiiutliinn,  and   has  ��� lone nothing���with a salary of ��80(1  j>er month,' but in reality he was imported loaetas Liberal organizer. As  logards his work in that 'capacity, he  lias dune more to disorganize lho party  ami is, I eoii.-ider, liugely responsible  fur the *>re.*ont stale of utlairs. Ciiiii-  iui~.-iniivr (.'uiiy.lmi seems lo have  completely lost his head and to do  anything, 'the guiitf' suggests. Their  [���t.licy seoius to be an endeavor to ruin  the country as qiii'.kly as possible, and  they ate certainly going about it in the  'right way,   for  if they  had got all the  hank wreckers and bears on the stock  market and sent them into the Yukon  .t better j.��b could not have been made,  fu othor parts of Canada, and, in fact,  .in all new countries, population is  wanted, and people arc encouraged to  come in. In thc Yukon, however, the  one aim appears to be to drive them  away. A large number ofthe people  are Americans, and the capital 6f.the  biggest concerns is American, aud yet  these people are plainly told by the  Government organ that they are not  wanted, and that they are aliens  and should get out. The agitation to cancel the charter was  started before I loft. The petition was  brought to mc in my ..office and I refused to sign it.    I told them that 1  might as well go out into the street ami  cut my jugular vein as sign the petition to cancel the charter. We hud\a  good 'council and not a man ean truthfully say a word against them."  Mr. Hibbard, after going into details  of the grievances of the people, concluded :  " I am only sorry thut I did not years  ago symyathi'/.e with the unhappy  people of Siberia. I know now what  it is to Le 'under despotic rule, and do  not wonder thut they breed anarchists  and nihilists in such countries."  Insurance    Real  Mining  Estate   and  gent  OfMKN'S SHOES'to  hand.    Good to look  at, good to wear',  and reasonable in price.  red. JL irwsn  a   bb vviibi Baker St. J  i X  ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Vy.��.H��  it Pays to Deal with Rutherford  Your dootor will send his prescription to Riither-  ford's Drug Store if you ask him. Careful dispensing  by the proprietor, pure drugs and fresh are special  features;in this store. ...- A-A  There is a great difference in Drugs and Chemicals as regards purity, and this store makes it a  point always to buy the best and purest even though  the price is higher.   IT PAYS TO ��3-ET THE BEST.  Take the item of Quinine. There are cheap  grades of German Quinine, which most drug stores  use. We use nothing but Howards & Sons best ^English Quinine. It costs more, but WE DON'T  CHARG-E MORE.  Send us your Recipes and Prescriptions.  WM. RUTHERFORD, Druggist  PHONE A214  NIGHT PHONE B214 WARD STREET. NELSON, B. C.  P. Burns & Co.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  On the Run.  MEAT  MERCHANTS  Head Office Nelson, B. C.  Branch   Markets   in   Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon, Three  Folks," New Denver and Slocan City.  tion.  Orders by Mail to any branch \��ill have  prompt  and  careful atten  In our last  i.-wue we announced the  unseating forcurrupiio:. of Mr. Brown,  M. P.P. f.��r  Ninth Perth, and of Mr.  Smith, I_H.eral IM. P.P. for the riding  of  Saiill   Ute.   Maiic,   iu   (he Ontario  Legislature, and of the con'irniing in  his seat of Mr. MuhuU'y,  Conservative  M-P.-P.���fni-the-riding-of-JMuskoka.-  riio evidence presented to tho election  trial  court   in   the  petition   tn unseat  the ineniler for Sanlt Ste.  Mariedur  in-*; the four days that the c<auit sat revealed  a   eiirn'P'ul   of  organized   und  ���.viik'Spread corruption  such as  likely  was never before disclosed ut any election trial iu Ontario.    Nearly one half  (���I'Mr. Smith's majority of 2o0 has been  actually proved  lo have neon obtained  by corrupt practises of every description known lo modern machine meth-'  ods.    In unseitting Mr.  Smith, Chancellor   li.iyd���one   of   the    preaiding  Judges ut the trial���said that ''the- offences proven had included corruption,  personation, and bribery of u  very serious character.'.'.   In  one place where  there  had heen  only one legal vote,  twenty-three   v..tea  were   polled, the  voters having been all sworn and hav-  iu_; taken the oath, all of the voters except the one voler having been pcrson-  utors.   Such  methods are exceedingly  offensive   t��> everyone who wishes to  have clean politics in the country.  The result of the petition to unseat  Mr. McKay, declared elected M. P. P.  for North Grey, we have not seen at  the time of writing. The trial has been  going ou, but the result thereof we  have not yet ascertained.  The trial of the petition to unseat  Mr. Clarke, Conservative M. P. P. for  Centre Bruce, has been dismissed, the  Judges complimenting Mr. Clarke  upon the clean election. Two Conservatives have thus been con tinned in  their seats, and two Liberals unseated  for improper practises.  hotographers  Vancouver and Nelson  BAKER STREET, NELSON,  B. C.  ~i&jfr&j^WJ&rt&ij^t&Xirw'i&ij&rijru  K  TEKAYIJUTCHER  Wholesale and Retail  .Dealers in  RESH -  SALT MEATS  Camps supplied on shortest  notice and lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  E. C. TRAVIS. Manager  Houses and offices to rent and lots for sale in all parts of the city.  Now is the ,time to invest in good improved  Fruit Ranch Property  Adjacent to Nelson. Attend the Fair and-see what is raised in Kootenay  o The Kootenay Valleys Co., L'td, London, Eng.  Nelson City Land and Improvement Co.  Fire and  Accident  Insurance   a  Specialty  TA G.   ~~~  BAKER ST.. NELSON. B. C.  P. O. BOX 223  ::.E*;FEI  Nelson9B. C  The largest exclusively  Wholesale  Liquor  House in  the interior  In Pints and Quarts  Dawson's " Extra Special" Scotch.    Granda Cigars.  Mitchell's Heather Dew Scotch etc.    Earl of Minto etc.  A full line of imported and domestic Liquors and Wines.  *������������� ��������<������'�����*�������-�� .��s>-��.��.<e>^��-^.<;.<s--^��<t>.^^>.^> .�������.�������������  <r-+-&  A      A      .���.      A.������-      -���>      .��-       ������-      .���-  s Tents&Awninp Madeand Repaid  ���  CLOTHES    CLEANED    AND   MENDED.  }  .      OVER J. H. WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON, B. C.      |  NELSON ELEd  TRAM  RIO  'TD.  G  N.E.T. TIMETABLE.  STANLEY STKKET���  7.00        7.40        S co a. ui.  9.00        9-^o 10.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.20 p. m.  BOGUSTOWN ���  7.20 .00        S 40        9.20 a. in  10.00      10-40      11.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.40 p. m.  ^E-AtrES.r'/^rtiA  Lots.     Warehouses.:   Offices.     Apply A.��� V."MASON,  Man. Sec  The Car Bam. Phone 165B.  t*i     .�����     .�����     *���.  A������ A      A     >.-    ���-* * -jl  SewingMachinesandPianos  For Rent and for Sale  Old Curiosity Shop, Josephine St Nels&B  JOB PRINTING AT  THE ECONOMIST  Sept. 28 and 29  SINGLE FARE  RETURN  From all stiilions llevelstoke to Ferule,  liivlutUiigiill brunches.  World's Fair Rales  .Next Selling Dales. Oct. 3, 4,5.  Students' Rates East  On sale until Sept 20.   - ;  Low   Settlers'   Fares  *     -WESTBOUND ...���'���  .       Sold Daily Sept. loth to Oct. 15th  Plumber and Gasfitter  Estimates Given  on General  Plumbing,  Sewer Connections, Etc.  ������>       Baker Street, near Ward Street, Nelson.  Geuinne Homemade       Bread  l| '  Cake and Pastry  Orders Filled  Promptly���Everything Warranted Piire  A and Good.  For full particulars apply to local agents.  J. S. CARTER,  Dist.Pass.Aet..  MeUon.  E. J. COYLK.  A.G-F.A.  Vancouver  Unreserved  Auction Sale To-NigW  AT THE AUCTION   MART  Furniture, Organ, Bikes, Suits  of .Clothing, Pants, Jewelry, Watches,  Rasors and a lot of general merchandise..  SALE TOCOMMENCE AT 8 O'CLOCK  J.  GREEN, AUCTIONEER.  BAKER STREET, NELSON. ~  ',= -.' O' ,"/  ��-*  ���    .''-. . -��� -A -��� *^W^*efi&ip, I  *^-      ^ _,i~^i_. -   i -  jy? i'l__V'^i__S>aii___K^__l___\  THE  NELSON  ECONOMIST  n  i  o  1  f  achines.  Edison Phonographs, Prices, $10, $20, $30, $50.'.  ( The New Edison Moulded Records,  at 50c each, $5  per doz.  ���to  P   I  I  ���S  i  i  ramopnones  Prices, $17, $25, $30, $45. ,   -  7-inch Eecords, $6 per doz.  10-inch Records, $11 per doz.  Needles and all supplies sold on the instalment plan.    Write for prices.  anos  Heinteman Pianos  The   New  Scale Williams Pianos  AT SPECIAL PRICES ,   .  We buy our Pianos for cash, and customers get tbe benefit, as we have no  "sub agents" who must have a "rake off."  Do  You  Want  _jYour friend to remember yon  KS5g forever?    If you do, make him  A  or her a present of a  LUCKY CURVE  FOUNTAIN  PEN  Prices $1.50 to $10. Let us  jput one aside for you. These  I are the pens you see advertised  I in the magazines- We warrant  I them as well as the maker.  Tb k k BEST  Cameras  aper  We can supply your  wants for Fall House Cleaning in "WALL PAPER and  BURLAP.  . _J*._jTiflj��5SF|  iWft  ���/AAemM  ���a-JZMM  ' . ,-;>���" r-.-3&B  "-.���.-j-ii-tfi}!  ' --���-'P'ivSvl  '. -A'^M'Ssi  ,-> -A~yM\  f r *    ' T*_lrtW*"  ASM.  "-"fJli'Sjrfc.  FROM $1 TO $75  (Not Crockery with the stamp of some well known China on it)       ,. .'  NEW GOODS ARRIVING* WEEKLY -    ���  Reyal    Crown    Derby,   Crown    "Vienna,    HaTiland  Limoges,     Royal     Worcester,     Foley,    Minton    and  Copeland's.  i  OOK  %l  '. ������ ;.���/�����*  VA-Z\Ml  ZA'y'ii  ���* *"*��� <~\&fi L  t,>^*|  ^3 ii^a^��^iSa*5*****^*^5ES3a*^^5SS3gSSaragffi*SaBB8B  :mt>mimitowa&s23Si awwiwiM^^  ���^&!^&1I&&(/&&1&&1  i-rnsiiT  ^ II Ibl! I **'���  ?   * ?  ^ In io-ucre blocks, in 20-acre blocks.  Imp coved ranches. g-  ^ ��l. EL Annable, Nelson, BB C�� $  % ^vi-^k /^��/S/Ci'/*J.iV^^^^'^'a.1V^3y^*&'^^ '  FF^57�� H. Mc^����sland  BAKER ST., NELSON  AGENT l-'OJt K  The Julia Marlowe <jj  1 he Celebrated Keith Shoe J  'ihe Douglas Shoe. ��  5   Custom Work.     Invisible Patching a Specialty, i  oundary VJre Ohipments  !��;  AZS,  The following table gives thc ore shipments  of Boundary mines for 1303  l'G.0-1. and l'or last week,:  '  Oraiiby Mines, Phoenix    .  Snowshoe, Plioenix  -Brooklyn, Phoenix    .      .  Mother. Lode, Deadwood  Rtiriset, Deadwood     .  Morrison.,' Dead wood     -,  B. (X Mine, Summit".  31.���Bell; Summit     ,      .  Emma, Summit .       .      .  Senator, Summit Camp.  Oro Denoro .  3$rey Fogle, Summit"   .  ���N'p.-:S7.   ������/.       .       .      .  Mountain Rose .  ������Reliance. .���-������--.       .       .      .  "Winnipeg, Wellington:. .  Golden Crown, Wellington  ��� Athelstan, Wellington   .  Kinjr Solomon, W. Copper  No. 7 Mine,  Central  City of Paris, Central. '    .  Jewel, Long Lake   .  Carmi, West Fork      .      .  i J^rdvideuee, Providence .  ' Elkhorn, Greenwood .  ���E. P.'U. and Goldfinch .  Ruby, Boundary Falls '  Miscellaneous  .       ,...'"  1D03  393,718  74,212  130,492  15,731  3,83!)  10,305  22,037  303  15,537  2,435  5,646  1004   P uslWeek  388,700 11.820  120,120 2,752  1.0S8  OTO  400-  107  2.96S  021  305-  226.  Total, tons.      ...      .       ���    ��� .       .  084,426      566,459'      .15,759  �� .M O K E  THE   CELEBRATED  ->  B B iAR _PJ PlE S.  a  LU  '^^0  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson  JOHN. Mc LATCH IE  Dominion and  Provincia.  Land Surveyor  Op. BC Customs House, Nelson  li  Nottingham,  England.  m Out Ml id, Medium and Full  ��� ~n *_W ��� * a ���* �� ��. ��irti m~^f I"  Navy  Out  Cigarette  Tobacco,  A   Pedigree Tobacco, Navy Cut  Gigarettes.  Mr  Tobaccos and Cigarettes are Second to lione  WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTING AGENTS FOR WESTERN CANADA.  Turner/Beeton & Co.,.L'td/ vjctgna,_ac!  MONTREAL^ Sole Manufac  turers of the "Pinto Shell Cor  dovan" Gloves and Mitts  I       R. H.CARLEY, B.C.Agt.  $7.50 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders must he accompanied by cash and should be foiwarded  either personally or by mail to the office of  W. P. TIERNEY, GENERAL AGENT  .-"+1 ^^^^ks^iia^i(^/l��i^6iS^^'3^^n^^4  T'-~  ���^n.-vx&*t*tjix*i&mv*��zmTKi*w   ~'.ti -ni���iv "i ��� i  [./ji..  ao����t3Mjin������nw>  ^inw^ "w ji^^^'^1'*^^  ���*\  P  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  FINE EXHIBIT OF  Certificate of Improverasnts.  , -  I*L-  A  It is Most Complete  'Littlo Johnnie .Mineral Claim, situate in tlie  Ni-l--c.it  Aiiiili.i' !iivisi<ui  ui' Vest  Kootenay  District.  Whurc  located:   On' I'ovor   Crork,   about  hive :niu-�� ii'nin   ICijutt'iiay   liiVii*.   'lake no-  ii-c  iimt  J,  l-'raiik   l-'li-K-licr, oi' the City of  Nelson, nciiiu ��.s i-conl I'm' myself', Kren Mln-  e/'KCVii.iiaai'.H-Vi>.  Jlfc."-.M, aiKl  A. C.  Ptum-  aicrfn It, Kiv. .Minor s  LVrtll'i.-ulc   No.  IWiU.OJt,  intPMil.s'viv <t-ivs fr >in   lho date hereof, to  apply to thc Mining Recorder fur a Curl ideate  of Inipioveiuents for tlie  pur puss of obtain-  ining a Crown *irant iif the above claim.  And further t'ika notice tliat action, under  section '.'", must bu uoimu'-iiced before the lw-  su-uh-i-.hi m:��-!i ('iTi.illi'mi-of Improvements.  Dated this Mill dny of May. A. D 11)04.   l-'lUXK FfiBTCHEK.  Certificate of Improsamonts.  _M 31  Watchmakers, Jewellers  and  ]       Opticians.       Phone 293  The Vancouver ami Kootonay mineral  claims, situate in tlie Nelson Mining Division  or West Kootenuy District.  Where located: t>u east side of Kootenay  f.ake, about three miles cast of the town of  Sanca. .     _   ���  Tate notico that I, ,T. L. O. Atibott, Free  Miner's Certificate No. BSH.I84 for myself and  .is agent Tor II. Abbolt, Free Miner's Crriiii-  cato No. l��l,4iK'. audi''. \7. Il< alley. Free Miner's Certilicate i\o. 1305,245, intend, sixty days  from Ihe dale hereof, tj apply to the Mining  Recorder for a. Certificate of Improvements,  for thc purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant  of thc above claims. , -������  And JnrthertiiUe notice tliat nation, under  Section :17, must be eomnicni'ed before Issuance or such Certificate, of Improvements.  Dated tlils'JUUi day of Juno. I'M.  J. L. U. ABBOTT.  '"   , SALE   OFLAND  For Unpaid Delinquent  Taxes in the-Nelson Assessment  District, Province of British Columbia,  I hereby give notice that on Wednesday, the twelfth day of October, A. D. 1904, at the  tour of twelve o'clock noon at the Court House, Nelson, I shall sell at public auction the  lands hereinafter set out of the persons in said list hereinafter set out, for the delinquent  taxes unpaid by said persons en the 31st day of December, 1903, and for interest, costs aud  expenses, including the cost of advertising said saie, if the total amount due is not sooner  paid;  >AJIE OF* PERSON   ASSKSSKD  fiaidwin, fl. E   Sleeker, A. C.   Columbia A Kootenay Railway Co ...  DESCRIPTION  OF PROPF-ItTY  South JInir orniock 8, being sub-division of  Lot 892, Croup 1,'nnd containing a) acres  more or less  ., ...-.    X K.quarter of section 8, beinga sub-division  of l.ot81-A Group 1, and coiituiislng IBO acres  ntiivc or lees   Lot SC2, Group Land containing 2,517 acres  morn or less       Delinquent  -   Taxes  Taxes   Iuterest  S   2.H1U  ���t (X  153 00  Costs and  Expens-es  10  .li-  6 CI  S2 00  2 00  2 fill  Total  3   -1.50  Dated at Nelson, B. C-,  September 8 th, 1904.  .     ROBERT A. RENWICK,  Assessor aud Collector, Nelson District, West Kootenay.  Local and-Provincial.  CiBullock-Wobstci will return to thc coast  flext Thursday.  Supei'lfttetident or Provincial Police Hussey  has almost recovered from his recent illness,  and will probably resume duty In thc near future.  MINING NOTES.  MeJtllle Parry has  returned from a trip  through East Kootenay.    He noticed an im-  ~^��M)rVcmefit Id business conditions everywhere  tae "visited.  That systematic development -when dono  intelligently is sure tobesuccesslul in mining  has often been proved as has been the case of  the North Star group, on Rapid creek, in thc  Trout   Lake division, s-iys  the  Trout Lake  Topic.      Nearly  400 feet of tunnel bus "been  driven and 100 feet oC open cuts in rock on thc  ] surmce. N'o.l tunnel isdriyen crosscnttin-jthc  . formation for a distance of 170 feet, opening up  I three fissure veins from one to three feet in  I width all of which carry free gold values run-  i nlng S20 per ton to away up in the thousands.  On'thc surface nlne'.flssure veins havebcen  uncovered running in widtli from six inches  to three feet.    Chun leu or ore from these veins  brought to Trout  Lake arc literally honeycombed with tlie precious inct.il and are without doubt the ricbest ever brought into camp.  lhe C. P. R. magnates took a look over the  #air buildings tills morning aud expressed  themselves surprised at the magnitude or tbe  undertaking.  Thc rather, mother, two brothers, two sisters aud grandfahter of Mrs. E. Harrop, Fair-  ���triew, arrived from England this week, and  -will make this their home in future. Mr.  Chapman, the rather, is much pleased with  liis new home.  Thc owners of tbis group are to bo congrat  -I  ifi T. McGoldrick and-his associates have  completed the purchase of the land required  for the new sawmill from tiicXelson LnncUmil  Improvement company. The tract comprises  24 acres and Is situated ln Fairview. No information is forthcoming as to when work  on the mill will commence, but thc fact that  preparations to clear the plncc have been  lUMie, leads to the belief that operations will  not be delayed very long.  gome of the disciples or fe'p'kc Heuncssey  liarebeen practising their.profession In Nel-  fioiij Friday morning nn attempt was made  loblow open tbe t-afe of A. McDonald & Co.,  and later a visit was made to the csublif-h-  Jnentof C. Jlskowicz. In neither case did the  nocturnal visitors secure what tbey wei;e  sfter. But if they nrecaught lhey will prob  ably secure an enforced vacation or lea years  orso.  Tbe Improvements being mniie iu tlio Opera  house under the direction of. Manager Oniim-  ton arc almost completed, and when the House  opens next Monday evening the public will  t>e agreeably surprised at the cliauge lhat has  taken place. Every part of tlio house has  been gone over, and the seats have ail been  re-arranged with the objectornirordingbcJtcr  view. The whole work reflects credit oh the  artistic taste of the new management.  ii luted on tlieir success, which is undoubtedly  a well deserved one.  BOITXDAUV MINING NOTE.S.  Phoenix Pioneer.  It is estimated tliat the Helen  has 875,000  w>rth of ore above thc 75 foot level.  Uoyles Jjros., of Spokane, this week began  sonic diamond drilling opcrsitions at the  Giauby mines.  ���A~bond_ontlio ISonuic-IlcIIe,~iii "Deadwood  camp, IniKbeeiigivcnby Jack Luce anc Robert  Wood to IL'. Jjli'.won and associate...  of Chi  cago.  The initial capacity of thc ore bins on tlie  Great Northern trucks at the G.-anby smelter  will be j.OOO tons. Work lias been started on  the construct,;on.  A working bond 'Was recently acquired by  Grand Foi its men on the Strati-more, close to  thc well known Providence mine. lieccntas-  says l.avc given S108 to the ton from this pro  perty.  A bond is reported to have beon taken ou  the Combination claim, adjoining thc Elkhorn. Tills is one of the claims tliat rich ore  was shipped frijn in the curly days of the  Boundary.   Greenwood people will work it.  a number of residents or Plioenix nre interested in a .mica mine, located 13U inl'.cs from  .Vslicroft in the Cariboo country. Mica is said  to be worth from SS to $20 per pound, and, according to reports, this claim i.s an excellent  ono.o  Tlie ladies who visit tbe Fair will find added  Interest to the attractions in visiting the great  store of of the Fred IrvlneCo., Limited. This  Urm will hold a two days'special sale���Tuesday and Wednesday���on which occasion tiiere  ���will be offered for sale mantles, jackets and  coats, ladies' flnnnellette shirt waists, new  drees material and everything required for  children. In house furnishings this firm enr-  riesacompletc line of carpets, rugs, linoleums,  oilcloths, curtains, window shades, etc, Thc  Fred Irvine Co., Ltd., sell for cash only, and  in this way are enabled to compete witn thc  eastern department stores, and besides carry  only thc best lines of goods. A visit to their  establishment will repay everyone who is in  Jfelson next week. ���-  Nelson Opera House  WEEK.OF THE  FA IK. COMMENCING  MONDAY, SfPT. 26  Itctnrn engagement of the popular  Miss Jessie SiiirEey  :     An;! her exne'lent company, in an entirely  now line of plays.  Opening Bill:  Monday Night  'IE IINMBIEB"  Seats on sale for the entire week at McDon.  nld's ft-ult store Saturday mora Ing at 10  o'clock.  Admission 75c and 50c.  Second Annual Exhibition of the  Nelson Agricultural and  Industrial Association  eptember28 &29  New Buildings  Fine Grounds  Din-   Dkgmi11m .I lr��t  ���;uig  i ibiiiiuiIi_tioi���77  NOVEL OPEN AIR ATTRACTIONS  AVrite for PrI/,0 List-  J. E. Annable, Sec, Nelson,B.C.  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  Send Us an Order for lour  Groeeries, then Notice  The promptnessof delivery.  The cleanness and freshness or Goods.  The full honest measure.  The quality of wnat you get. .���"',���, '  You will (Ind abundant reason for sending  3*our future otders. ,  This Week's Specials Are:  1Mb Boxes of A 1 Cicamery  Butter at 27c  per pound,  fcjilver Spoon Tea, 50c per pound.  Ilajab Brand Pineapple, 25c per tin.  Clarke's IJoneiess Chicken, 35c per tlu  TUCXSE 19  I  We have just received* direct from tbe Manufacturers in Germany a very fine line ot Ladies and Children's Jackets in the very  latest styles and shades, at prices ranging from $7.5^ to$35.60. Also just in a splendid lot of Ladies' Suits, Skirts, Furs and the  finest line of up-to-date dress goods ever shown in Kootenay. A large assortment of Tweeds. Worsted Suitings and French Flannels  iu all c lors.   ' " ���..*'���.  Underwear  Ladies' and Children's Wool Underwear, natural and white, for fall wear,  vest buttoned front, long sleeves, 35c  to $2.50. A fine assortment of Flannel lettes, in very pretty patterns suitable for wrappers and Kinionas, 28 to  50 inches, ro, 12}4, 15, 20 and 25  cents per yard.  Blankets  Fine white unshrinkable Wool  Blankets, with Pink, Bine and Tan  Border?, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 lbs. at prices  ranging from $3.50 to $8.50.  New Hosiery, new Kid Gloves, new  Belts,   and a very pretty lot  of new  Neckwear.  Millinery  Gur Millinery department is. in  charge of Miss Burdick, late of Marshall Field & Co., Chicago, and if you  want a hat that is stylish and quite  up to date, call and see ber. Special  'sale--of Ready-to-Wear Hats for the  balance of this week.  ED  IRVINE  CO.,   LIMITED.  THE BIG CASH STORE  " FURNITURE  The largest and best assortment of fancy Rockers,  Centre Tables, Couches, China Cabinets, Ladies'  Secretarys, Carpets, Etc., to be found in any Furniture Store in the Kootenays.  THUR   &  OO  FURNITURE DEALERS  AND    UNDERTAKERS.  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads,  Statements,  We Print  Note Heaps,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  ,  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  6 LConomiSi  Complete Stock of Stationey  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  STREET,  NELSON,  B.  C  Canada Permanent  ortgage Corporation    A  Straight Mortgages at 8 per cent,  or Monthly Payment System  For -~    ' '    ���       <  Wc have Savage. Remington, Mnrlin nnd  Winchester Rifles; Olabroug_i, Rem"  Infrton, nnd lirowiung Automatic Shot Guns, 12 and 10 go.     Winchester, U. M. C  and English"AinmuniLlun. Dccovs,Waders, Buclc Calls, Hunting Coats. Vests, Belts,  . Etc.  Everything for the Sportsman  ^ We carry thc most complete stocit outside ot  thc Coast.    Hand loaded shot  f    shells a specialty.  I-Nelson Hardware Co.  Sportsmen's  Headquarters.  1  1:  i!  f ^^S^ ^^V^- ^fWW&f&^l ���%/&^W&Q. ^^-'&tyWb'^^*^^^*^- ^  HflTCI   $1  UiLL  no  $1 per day and up.'  Chinese Employed  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Mariposa, Hanky Panky Fractional and  Kipling Fractional MineralClaims. sihiatc in  the Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  VVhere located: On Mornlngmountain.  Take notice that I, John Mcrintcliic, of the  City of Nelson, acting as ngent for Harry Mc-  I>cod,;Free SI Iner's Certitlcate Xo. B5S.3fil,'and  Thomas W.T. Stoddard, Free Miner's Certificate No. B80,70:>, intend, sixty days ftom the  dato hereoi, to apply to the Mining EUeordnr  for Certificates of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above claims.  A'd furthertake notice, that action under  Section 37, must be commenced before the Issuance orsucii Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 18tli of May, A. D.1904.  John McLatchie, I', h. S.  JOB PRINTING AT.4  THE E.cdNOMIST  60  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  liiNii  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON   STREETS,  TWO BLOCKS FROM WHARF,        *  it  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  qulcltly ascertain our opinion freo whether an  Invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents  sont free Oldest neoncy for securing patents.  Patents taken through Mnnn S; Co. receive  tpeelal notice, without charge, la tho  Scientific Jlmerican,  A, nandsomely illustrated weekly,  oulatlon of any Eclentl^c tauroal.   _, iUu_.W_ Boldb:    "  year s four monti  I.nreest clp-  Torms, ts a  Tall newsdealers.  WHIf' & "Co."1*���^ New York  Branch Oftce. 625 F SU Waalitn^os, D. C. '  I BARTLETT  HOUSE |  J (Formerly Clarke House)       .'.._  ��� -Tliebest Jl perday housein Nelson.   _JIone but white help employed    The  ��� _ bar the best.  \g.W. BARTLETT. RKopmsTOR f  ��nlDscrilae for  carromi  Strictly in Advance


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