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 YzAC^'frc hlf^^fp^^i '  fo  U  i^^rv^t^'t.  -"A"*.'  __T7*f  -WhU/'  .^r  y  CA  * L--0  *!.-.'.-,W��~ *3-  Oa  "^* ��� --  , u'-g':-,5.f''Vjy;.^v*>'  JUN7   :;1904;^&?i  M-  ^g?^  v-uSl  VOLUME VII.  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY JUNE 4, 1904.  NUMBER 47  ..,* jar's   . t��A_m  f.-'if.j, i^jSMsrl  N  ews of the  M  mes  POPLAR MINING NOTES.  Poplar Nugget.  T. Ross has four men at work sinking on the Harvard Luke, Meadow  creek. The lead is 12 feet in width of  quartz, carrying free gold.  Lou "Williams started Wednesday to  run the second hundred feet of tunneling on the Home Bun for J. L.  Whitney of Rossland. This will give  a depth of between five and six hundred feet on the lead.  Martin and Axel Lundgren and Ole  Bcrglund have completed their summer's work on the Lardo King group  near Gold Hill. The group comprises  three claims���the Lardo King, Gold  Bar and Happy Four.  H. B. Smith of Rossland has been  engaged during the past ten days in  surveying the claims of Ibe Le Roi No.  2, which lie between the railway and  tbe hill back of Gold Hill, comprising  three claims and a fraction.  Sunday last John Nesbitt brought  in bome very line specimens of free-gold  quartz from his claims on Rapid creek.  There were also some specimens of shist  in which gold could be seen. The  specimens were on exhibition all week  nt the post oflice.  D. A. Murdoch, representing Nelson  parties, has bonded the Silver Glance  from J. Thompson and M. Kirlin, and  commenced development Wednesday  of this week. The Silver Glance lies  cast of the Lucky Jack and south of  the Bertha K, a galena proposition.  The WYOD company have been  working on their properties situated  about a mile from Gold Hill and near  the Lardo King group. The ledge,  which is six feet wide, has been  stripped for a, distance of thirty feet.  Assays run about $10 in gold.  The most important strike of the  past week was that on the Monarch,  a claim about six miles up Poplar  creek, owned by Magnussen, Strand  and Lawson, the locators of the Swede  group. The find is a 12-foot lead of  galena ore, which will concentrate  TibdutS tolr^TIielead has beeirstripped  about thirty feet. The claim is in the  same belt as the Spyglass, Great Britain and other well-known properties.  Several other claims have been located  on the lead.  GOSSTT)  BOUNDARY MINING MOTES.  Phoenix Pioneer.  Development is being done to the  Trilby claim, in Skylark camp.  J. K. Fraser. recently struck some  free gold ore on the Evening Star in  Wellington camp.  Development on the Mavis, Skylark  camp, under bond to Mike Kane and  associates, is encouraging.  Boundary ore shipments now run  from three to four times as much as  those from Rossland, every week".  On the Summit claim, Summit  camp, the tunnel is now in about 200  feet, and crosscutting is going on in  ledge matter.  A car of ore was shipped from the  Brey Fogle, Summit camp, this week,  for testing purposes at the Granby  smelter. W. T. Smith is working the  claim.  Four men are now at work on the  Roderick Dhu, in Long Lake camp,  recently rebonded to the Mother Lode  people by Dr. Spankie, Dr. Simmons,  Dr. Gordon and others.  The Providence Mining Co. has announced its third dividend of ten cents  per share, or about $3,000. This makes  $8,600so far divided in profits by thia  company, with the probability of a  dividend being declared in future every  month or oftener. The main shaft  will be deepened again shortly.  A large body of ore was recently uncovered on two claims in Wellington  camp, the Jackpot and Iron Clad. The  former is owned by Al Sanderson and  a partner, while the latter is owned by  J. J. Farrell, W. J. Porter and G. W.  Ru niberger. The ore is said to be similar to Athelstan ore, where the values  are so good. The lead is said to be 40  feet wide, and no one knows how long,  the location being pretty close to the  newlineof IheGreatNortlfern.  L  P,  ocal and  JTrovincial  J. S. Carter, district passenger agent  of the Canadian Pacific Hull way, is up  on the Crow's Nest Railway on a business trip.  Letters patent incorporating tlie City  of Ladysmith have been issued and the  certificate of incorporation signed bj'  the Lieutenant-Governor.  Mrs. R. F. Green, wife of the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works,  was in Nelson thia- week en route to  Victoria, where she will reside in future.  Captain William D. Bryant arrived  in Nelson a few days ago to take  charge of the work of the Salvation  Army during the absence of Adjutant  Dean.  Historical Society, Rev. Bishop'Gron-  ard, of Athabasca, was elected to hon-  ary membership ; A. C. Murray, of  Fort St. James, Stewart Lake, B. C,  and R. E. Gosnell, of Victoria, were  appointed as corresponding members.  Sydney Hattersley Mills, son of Mr,  and Mrs T. A. Mills, aged 14 months,  died yesterday. He had been ailing  for some days, and bis death was not  unexpected. Sydney was a particularly  bright little child, and the parents have  the sincere sympathy of their many  friends in their bereavement. Tlie funeral took place this afternoon. ���  The announcement from Ottawa that  the Government has decided upon the  payment of a certain proportion of the  bounty upon surplus lead ores exported  from Canada is favorably commented  upon in Nelson.  At the last meeting of the Winnipeg  J. Jensen, one of those principally  interested in the Danish colony established some years ago at Cape Scott,  the north-west extremity of Vancouver Island, is now in communication  with the Provincial Government relative to the introduction of more Danes  to the settlement. It is reported that  he has made satisfactory arrangements  with the Government, and willshortly  proceed to Eastern Canada and the  United Statas for the purpose of inducing as many Danes as possible to migrate to Cape Scott  On the 13II1 and 14th of next December, iu London, the Royal Horticultural Society will hold a show  of colonial grown fruits, and it is expected that most  of the sections of the different colonies will be represented     A circular describing the show says :  " The show will remain open on both dates until  10 p. m., so as to give all classes ofthe public an opportunity of seeing specimens of the varied products  of the British Empire. The agents-general und  crown agents are most khidly rendering every assistance, and we trust that both growers and exporters  will do their best to seud in exhibits worthy of our  colonies, and to show what can be produced for the  home markets."  Hon. J. H. Turner, agent-general for British Columbia, is anxious that the Province should be represented on this occasion, aud will do everything in  his power to draw attention to the fruit-growing capabilities of British Columbia. Last autumn the  fruit display at tbe Industrial Fair held in Nelson,  was undoubtedly one of the best ever seen at a fair  in Canada. It tniglit be well for some of the fruitgrowers of the Kootenay to move in the matter of a  display for the Royal Horticultural Society exhibition. No better advertisement could possibly be  suggested.  The practically unanimous endorsation of tbe bylaw granting a bonus of $5,000 to the sawmill to be  erected by J. P. McGoldrick and others is conclusive  evidence of the liberal spirit in which the citizens of  Nelson are disposed to encourage industrial enterprises. The contention of the majority of citizens  that every industry that will tend in the direction of  creating, a payroll should be generously encouraged,  is,the propier one. We have too long labored under"'  the delusion that mining alone should be encouraged. As a matcer of fact mining under even the  most favorable conditions will uot support a large  population. If Nelson depended j>n mining alone  for an existence, its population would not be one-  third what it is at the present time. Of course, the  city is not advantageously situated for manufacturing enterprises of many kinds, but the production of  lumber is one of the things that can be carried on  profitably. The McGoldiick company has now secured what it asked for in the way of bonus, and it is  expected that work on the new mill will proceed  without delay.  The desirability of clean, healthy amusement in a  tourist resort is most clearly shown iu the experience  of the city of Victoria. That city had already a  theatre and several houses where vaudeville only was  given, but the demands of the public have justified  the opening up of another place of amusement  which will serve the double purpose of providing  high-class vaudeville and accommodating travelling  combinations. This latest addition to the amusement houses of Victoria is under the control of Robert Jamieson, the veteran manager, and,the patronage  it has already received, justifies the belief that it will  become one of the permanent institutions ofthe  Capital City. On the opening date last week, there  were 2,000 paid admissions at the Grand, the largest  number ever chronicled by a Victoria theatre. Visitors to the capital will find that the new house meets all  their requirements in the way of high-class amusement.  The citizens of Vancouver have been asked to subscribe to the Fresh Air Fund of New York City.  This proposal has brought forth a letter from Sir  Charles Hibbert Tupper in the Vancouver papers  suggesting assistance to the Children's Aid Society of  Vancouver, instead of sending money away to New  York City. This position is heartily endorsed by the  Vancouver Province on the grounds that charity  should begin at home. This is the right position to  take. Canadians will sympathize with the suffering  children of New York City, but they have children  nearer home that demand their immediate attention.  The institution at Vancouver is maintained for the  purpose of maintaining children who have been taken  from inhuman parents, and who will be given an opportunity of becoming useful citizens. These children  in many cases by being provided with a home will be  saved from grossly immoral surroundir.gs. Take the  case of little Victoria Wilcox, for instance, who was  sent to the children's home this week. This child,  bright in a way, has lived in an environment that  would corrupt a saint. Through the aid ofthe representative of the Children's Aid Society she has been  removed to Vancouver and will there be surrounded  with healthy influences. This is only one case. There  are enough children living 'in -squalor -and filth  throughout the Province to engage the attention of  British Columbians without sending money away to a  foreign city.  T  ales of the   X own  w  ~/*S;l  A  -/* r  The   preacher who undei   the cloak j monologue of It. W. Baker is genuinely     rlM  The overwhelming defeat of the Victoria Locrosse  team by the Vancouver players the other day has  caused a great deal of discussion in lacrosse circles at  the coast... It appears that this year the Victoria club  has imported a lot of men,-but through lack of practice 01 for some other reason they fell down before the  Vancouver giants. For this reason it is possible the  Victoria club may have to fall back on their intermediates. It is doubtful if the Westminster team will  play with either the Victoria or Vancouver teams,  having resigned some weeks ago from the league.  One of the New Westminster team when in Nelson  last week said there was no probability of the Royal  City team playing on the coast this year. This will  leave thej-ame to Victoria and Vancouver. In the  meantime, Victoria is considering seriously the advisability of dismissing the imported players.  -  In an interview in the, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, J.  N. Grieve, a Canadian Government'"agent 'whose  headquarters are at Spokane/said :  " One would be surprised at the number of Ameri-  icans who are going, into Canada this year in order  to purchase agricultural lands at a reasonable figure.  From my office Tissue on an average of 150 certificates tor settlers, representing some 500 persons, per  month, and many mouths I go way over that number. Last April for instance I issued 293 settlers'certificates. As many of those issued were to families,  I suppose they represented 600 people. Last year, at  a conservative estimate, 7,000 homesteads in the Canadian Northwest, and panicnlarly in Alberta, were  disposed of to Americans."  ���-Reports of-a-similar -character-reach~us-from"ail  over the continent, and can only induce the belief that  Canada will in the next few years double her present  population. But it is not the Northwest that is benefitting by this influx of immigrants ; British Columbia,  and the Kootenay in particular, is already reaping substantial advantages'-'in the way of new settlers and the  introduction of capital. Visitors to Nelson are greatly  surprised at the amount of development work that is  going on in the way of fruit-growing. Hugh Gilmour, of Vancouver, who was here the other day is  reported to have remarked to a Vancouver paper on  his return, that "it was surprising the number of  orchards springing up on Kootenay Lake between Nelson and Kootenay Landing. The product is good, and  the market is right to hand," concluded Mr. Gilmour.  Sooner or later, and it now looks as if the time had  almost arrived, those immigrants who prefer fruitgrowing to wheat-raising will devote their attention  to the fruit rauches of British Columbia.  A few weeks ago, we referred to the necessity of  improved J methods in the packing and shipment of  fruits. Last year considerable fruit was damaged in  the shipment. This is not likely to occur again, at  least in so far as the Dominion Express Company and  the Canadian Pacific Railway Company can prevent it.  That express company has agreed to give the fruitgrowers of this Province ventilated cars which will  materially improve the facilities for putting the products of the orchards in Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg and other places in a much better condition than  has ever been done before. R. M. Palmer, the freight  commissioner, has also been assured by the C. P. R.  Company that freight shipments will be handled  much better this year than formerly. With a good  prospect for fruit these arrangements will mean much  to horticulturalists this season.  of religion takes liberties with the Eng  liuh language that would land another  man in gaol is in the same position as  the editor who under the guise of safeguarding the rights of the people presumes to defame respectable citizens.  The" fundamental principle of Christianity is to make the world better;  and the freedom of the press is too sacred a right to be made tbe vehicle  whereby an   unscrupulous   man   can  malign a   defenceless citizen.   Sensationalism in the pulpit of the present  day is probably doing more than any  other   single agency to   discredit religion.   The belief once prevailed that  the   Bible and New Testament contained enough food to furnish the average preacher with texts from which  to expound the inspirations andaspir-  atlons   of* the   first   teachers.     Now  things have changed.     Many of the  preachers of the present day seem disposed to ignore the Book of all Books  altogether and turn to the sensational  press for their texts and inspiration.  In doing so, great harm must come to  God's revealed religion.   A mistaken  a nd "grossly exaggerated belief of its  privileges has led the yellow press into  committing the most flagrant offenses  against   good morals.    So much   so,  that parents who desire to see  their  children become ornaments to society  by their conduct through life will not  permit many of tlie papers published  in the larger cities of the "United States  to enter the home without first exercising a strict ..censorship as to their  contents.    Of course, this to a certain  extent prevents in jury from this source.  The circumspect parent can also restrain liis child from attending a worship where the preacher holds out as  an extra attraction the discussion of  subjects that are never hinted at in a  well regulated home.    But the father*  and mothers cannot prevent children  of tender years from readingon bulletin  boards and elsewhere announcement."  of a  grossly suggestive character, and  which  can   only   have the  result   of  arousing   the curiosity of the young.  In comment ing in thi.sway.TjiFiEco^^  oaiiST has no desire that ita remarks  should be taken as having any local  significance.    Tlie object is rather to  arouse parents-to a realization of  the  peril tlieir children may be subjected  to by blind and irresponsible teachers  under the cloak of Christianity. .  <l7>  ���-..��-757*3  humorous,  and   created    no  end   of.  laughter.    Miss Walcott ~bas a fairly '"  good Jrish dialect and makes up the .-'-  part to perfection.   The singing of tlie; j1,'  whole company was most enjoyablA. :/'r\#fpl  The piece will be repeated nexfcThur.s-;'.,:"A;^��  day evening and will probably draw''��� 'Vfil%j  another large audience. A    -    -  "fj$$$\  AAHM  - J7f  ���,-Jl-*>-f  '*. "���>-.**���*  y &i!ais  i-i.. . -..  ..     Old  '.y>f,  His many friends all over, the Pro^  vince will be pleased to   learn. :that._t���^���  Superintendent Hussey,"of the Proving A|^|  cial Police, is rapidly recovering ,b'ia?;  health.    He has beeu in California for '  several months, having been ordered  ;  th ere by his medical adviser.'   The re- 7  port'eomes from California that he is,  rapidly regaining his strength and will  be able to resume his duties by the end  of July, at which time his leave, expires.    Mr. Bullock-Webster is acting  superintendent during the absence of.  Mr. Hussey. *-  -SAM  ���.A^a  t~-?'4T  ���s-'.'j" I  A great deal of interest is being  taken in tlie damage suits against tlie  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company which  are being tried before Mr. Justice  Martin in Nelson this week. The accident, which occoured about two years  ago in the Coal Creek mines, lias been  before the courts in various forms  several times, and has at last reached  tho trial judge. The case is noteworthy, not only from the eminence  of the counsel engaged, but also on account of the fact that much depends on  the testimony of experts engaged on  both sides. There are live test cases,  but they only represent a small proportion of the number of actions entered against lhe company. It is believed that the trial will last at least  two weeks longer. There have been  several   interesting tilts between the  H ji  counsel on the opposing sides.  "Maloiu;,*^ Wedding," at the Opera  House Thursday evening, had scarcely  the suggestion of a plot, but it had a  lot of good music and some really funny  situations. The audience was large,  and every one present seemed to enjoy  the performance. Allan Doone, who  took the part of " Maloney," has a dialect t hat more nearly approaches the  Scotch than the Irish, but has a voice  that is really melodious.    The Dutch  Much interest will be taken in (lie report of the Royal Commission appointed three years ago by the British.  Government to inquire in to the relation  between human and animal tuberculosis. The commission finds that bovine and human tuberculosis are piac-  tically identical, both in its broad, general features, and in its finer histological details, thus disproving Prof,  Koch's theory.  --j^Am  A'.'^'M  ->��.-H>fl  ���Ot**^''!  ��'7jr$i  o -rA'$\  7 '-at*;*-!  J'' '?tl  ' ~,    -. fr *" 1  :M  It now transpires the reason why.  tl).e" council refused 95 cents for the  J&150,000 br city debentures, was because there is every prospect of being  able to dispose of the bonds at a higber  rate before long. This comes from  Mayor Hamilton and must be accepted  as the best reason that could possibly  be advanced.  ���* 1VX--1  A -Zi<  ~_ *  7S1S$J  '^0 '*!  ,   *-*', .r_  The Economist believes that every  one who transgresses the Jaws of the  laud should suffer for his offense, but  neverthc less it cannot refrain from ex-  pressinn its sorrow for one man who is*  alleged to have gone wrong. That man  is T. B.Hall, Mho was_arrestcd atJVie-.  toria yesterday, aud who is accused of  being short in his occount��~to the  amount of -J5.000. Hall was collector  of taxes for the Province, and the cause  of his downfall is said to have been  high living. A few years ago no man  in Victoria was held in higber esteem  than Tom Hall. Through business reverses he lost a foi tune, and was given  the position of Collector of Taxes by*  the Provincial Government. If he has  committed the crime with which be is  charged he will have to pay the penalty, but there will be a strong feeling  of sorrow over his downfall.  Three well-known citizens appeared before Police Magistrate Crease  to-day charged with malicious destruction of property. The trio, it appears  from the evidence already given, were  endeavoring to emulate the exploits of  Carrie Nation by destroying a sign  with an inscription which they re-*  garded as objeciionable. In defense it  was contended that the sign contained  writing that was likely to have a bad  effect morally. The magistrate discharged one of the accused, and the  other two were ordered to pay for the  broken sign and the costs, if any, prosecutor was subjected to in securing witnesses. A contra charge was laid  against the man who had written the  oblectionable language on the sign, but  was withdrawn on condition that no  more announcements of the character  would appear in future.  The by-law granting a bonus of  $5000 to the McGoldrick Sawmill Coin-  jmny, carried by a vote of 182 to 31. BBBSS  THE NELSOH ECONOMIST  U  The Economist  Published every Saturday afternoon ut  \7EaxoN STaEET. Nkms, 1>. C.  $1.00 Per Year in Advance  Advertising rates made known oi* appllca-  tion.  AU changes in advevtlsfe.aents to inbiirc  Insertion should reach this ollice not latoi  tlian Thursday at 12 o'clock.  When change or address is required, it i1-  desirable that both the old address and the  new bo given.  Address all communications."' Publisher of  The Nelson Economist. Nelson. 13. C."  EDITORIAL  COMMENT.  The Government organs of the D>  minion are driven to sore straits to defend the Grand Trunk Paoiii��' contract.  It is worthy of note tbat they unanimously ignore Sir Wilfrid's pathetic  protest that the cost to Canada will not  exceed $15,000,000 and with one consent admit that the national liability  for it will bo over $100,000,000. Sit  Wilfrid's speeches may be silvery, but  his figures have not even the stability  of that fluctuating metal.  Any criticism of the . terms of the  contract is answered bv an titterlv fa I-  lacious comparison with the terms of  the bargain between a Conservative  Government and the Canadian Pacific  . Railway Company over thirty years,  ago. As we have pointed out in a. pie-  vious issue, there is a great difference  " In circumstances. The Government of  that day had a pledge to redeem ; this  Province, which was imperatively  needed to fulfill the purpose of Confederation and make possible the do-  ���velopment of a great country, required  railway communication with the East.  The-project was so great that no**Ijib-  eral believed it3 attainment possible.  Now, it is eminently desirable but  not vital to our national existence that  a parallel road should be  built to giv*  breadth to the country ; but the  price  paid for   the first railway cannot ui-  tioually be made the measure of the  value ofthe second.  / Conservative suggestions in committee have been met by silence and killed  by the docile party majoi ity.   But the  country is still be reckoned  with.    Sir  -Wilfrid may find sunny ways will n<t  dazzle the eyes   of  Canadians when  thoir  attention is invited to figures.  Suspicion will naturally fall upon tin-  accuracy of the calculation  which is  practically admitted to have erred by a  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads,  Statements,  Note Heaas,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  Complete Stock of Stationey  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  STREET,  NELSON,  B.  C  For the wet spring days must be damp  proof and yet light iu weight and" stylish in  form. Our new foot wear fills these requirements in every particular. Each pair of shoes  in our stock ls porlicularly stylish and  thoroughly well made from the very best stock.  The various leathers���Calf, Box Calf, Viei,  Enamel, Etc.', and the different shapes enable  us to suit all tastes and fit all feet perfectly.  Prices to suit everybody.  ��=wiw j  :*aker Street, Nelson  .It -ijiys lo Dfifll wi  Household Ammonia, quart bottles ���������'250  Benzine and Gasoline, big bottles .......25c  Turpentine, big bottle........   ��� - 25c  Furniture Cream, extra good....V .25c  Bug Poison, big bottle. .........35c  Copperas,oL,ye and Chloride ot L,ime, all ready for Spring House  Cleaning , ���-'  Pure Baking Powder, in bulk...  .........���........35c. per lb.  Seidlitz.Powders, Fresh.... .............25c  Rutherford's Cathartic Pellets, Good-for Liver and Stomach.... ..25c  Wild Cherry Sprues ami Tar. This is the popular cough, remedy  originally prepared by Teetzel & Co., and is unequalled for  coughs and colds, 2 sizes.... -..*....... ........25c and 50c  DISPENSING    PRESCRIPTIONS    A    SPECIALTY   AT  ���     - REASONABLE PRICES.  wm. rutherford; Druggist  PHONE A214  NIGHT PHONE B214 WARD STREET, NELSON, B. C.  -*���*  ���      *���"     *���*     ������-     -��-     ��jt  New   Piclur   ��������  Moul diiiHS,   I  Y  Room Mould- .1,  iugs and Plate y  Rail.     We make a specialty of' Picture Framing, Sign  Writing,  Y  aiiiting, Paper Hanging and Kalsomining.    Estimates Furnished.  J  I  ���i*  ���r  -Kaatsw*      a  V���<+-<���-a**-  mTTWjm.ta  Insurance,   Real   Estate   and  11  aei  it  Houses aud offices to rent and lotsv for sale in all parts bf the city.  ���       Now is the time to invest in good  The Kootenay Valleys Co., L'td, London, Eng  Nelson City Land and Improvement Co.  Fire and  Accident  Insurance   a  Specialty  BAKER ST., NELSON, B. C.  P. O. BOX 223  a     ���������  GENERAL BROKER  One seven-roomed house and  one three-room house  for rent.  Three dwelling houses for sale rn easy terms.  One Lot on Stanley street, opposite Royal  Hotel for sale at a bargain.  \t b�� 0   a       fear. 1    a -��te�� ���**** "*>w *w>" a   Ta    xs^j^j*   ^^ v^^r B  �� NELSON, B. C.  ] The. largest exclusively  Wholesale  Liquor House in   the in  f terior.  ST .BEE  in pints and quarts.  C���<��  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  &_/%. *&\vH '3i/U^^i''3V^b^'^^'fe/^V'%'i&^'t^&/^l-^  trifle like $100,000,000:  Neither will success attend any  effort   to   represent   the   Conservative  party as being opposed to tbo building  of  a   new   transcontinental   railway.  Mr. Borden represented it unanimous  party when he expreesed approval of as  many new railways as possible, but denounced the mortgaging of national resources by incurring an enormous debt  jn the interest of a few friends of the  Government   who  are  already   overladen with " loot " from tbe public do-  mai n.  Moreover, the last session has seen  considerable alteration in the scheme  nnd it is notorious that this session  was only called because the first draft  was found to be unworkable. These  are not circumstances to foster confidence in the trustees of onr inheiitunco.  BAKER STREET, NELSON  AGENT FOR  The Julia Marlowe  The Celebrated Keith Shoe.  lhe Douglas Shoe.  Custom Work.     Invisible Patching a Specialty   ^  ress  ���eminent  St. John (2f. G.) Sun.  Itev. Dr. J. F. Berry, the only one  of tlio eight new bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church of the United  Statc-i lo be elected on the first ballot,  is 11 Canadian by  birth and education.  Sir Charles Tupper was reported to  be the most vigorous and forcible  speaker at the Canadian S-.cieiy's banquet in London recently. In tlie  opinion of Sir Charles, Canada Ls doing  a great deal for tho defence and advancement of the empire even though  she does not pay for warship;*.  Arthur H.  Sraife,. for   it. any year  ' editor of the Weekly Province, has just  written the libretto of a comic opera in  London.   The London critics comment  favorably upon the work.  The Los Angeles Mining Ileview  lias issued a "smelter number" that  should be read by every person interested in tbe mining industry. (  Moyie Louder.  Year by year Moyie is gaining   in  popularity as a summer resort.    This  year there arc quite a number of fam-J to the Government (which  was only  ilies  in   Cranbrook,  Fort Steele and   made known to Parliament iast week)  ted tbat the possession of a second  transcontinental road, one opening up  great tracts of new territory, is a great  thing for Canada. J3ut we hold that  the facts show that this could have  been secured on less onerous terms  than have been conceded by the Government. The confidential memorandum from the promoters of the scheme  CHANTS  Head Office Nelson, B. C.  Branch   Markets   in   Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon, Three  Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.  Orders by Mail to any branch will have prompt  and  careful atten  ion.  fest -Kootenay dutch  Wholesale and Retail  Dealersin  Q    *%&>!  other surrounding towns who intend  coming here and camping during the  summer mouths, and some will come  from even greater distances. No more  ideal summer resort exists than Moyie.  Boating on the lake is always delightful and the sport of fishing and hunting can be indulged in to the fullest  extent.  Grand Forks News-Gazette.  Grand Forks has already enjoyed two  periods of expansion and tho third one  now in sight promises to exceed tbe  others. The people who have held on  here for three years past are entitled to  all that's coming. Tbe mining industry has now assumed such large proportions tbat coi fnuous prosperity is  now assured, and it is unlikely that  business will experience the fluctua-  tons tliat characterized the conditions  which have prevailed here in the past.  "Now's Ihe time to boost.  Vancouver Ncws-Advcrtiser.  We admit, as we have always admit.  indicates that the demeanor of the  Government's supporters in the House  showed that they realized that fact.  Therefore, while we approve the project itself, as one the realization of  which will do great things for Canada,  we must condemn the terms of the  agreement as extravagant and not securing for the country what it should  have received in return for the profuse  liberality extended to the company.  British Columbia in particular may  well be aggrieved that no regard has  been had to lier interests, in the omission of any clause requiring construction to be commenced on this Coast  simultaneously with the beginning of  work at Winnipeg and elsewhere. We  need not say much about theextension  to Moneton. A sop to political nesessi-  ties and party exigencies it is still possible that the physical difficulties of  the rugged mountain region that must  be traversed, may yet cause it to be  abandoned. A grand enterprise the  project is. It is a pity that such blemishes should mark the agreement for  its construction.  Camps supplied on shoii.es i  notice and lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention. "..-''���'  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock. c.  E. C. TRAVES. Manager  WADDS BROS.  Nelson  Rossland      Trail   TO   Vancouver and Nelson  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C  St. louis, $60; Chicago, $65;  Toronto, $87.35;.-.-Montreal,  $98; Halifax, $128.80; New  YorUIOI.  Three   Months'   Limit.  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.  N.E.T. TIMETABLE.  STANLEY STREET���  7.00 7.40 S 20 a. 111.  9.00        9-40        10.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.20 p. m.  BOGUSTOWN���    ,  7.20 .00        8.40        9.20 a.  10.00     10.40     11.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.40 p. m.  m.  Lots.     Warehouses.     Offices.     Apply A. V. MASON,   Man. Sec  The Car Barn, Phone 165B.  Plumber and Gasfitter  Estimates Given  on General  Plumbing,  Sewer Connections, Etc.  Baker Street, near Ward  Street, Nelson.  50  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  DATES ol" SALE  Juno 7,16,17 ancl 18.  July 1,2 and 3.   August 8,1) and 10.  September 5, G and 7.  SewingMachinesandPianosj  For Rent and for Sale  Old Curiosity Shopi Josephine St. Nelson  Low Excursion  Fares  For all EaBtorn points will also be quoted  going via Port Arthur all rail or laJte route,  returnin-r same or via Chicago and St. Louis.  For.full particulars apply-to local agents.  Fred J, Squire  Tents and Awnings made and repaired.  Clothing- cleaned and mended.  Over the Wallaee-lilcr Co, Nelson  J.S.CARTER,  Diet.Pass. Agt.,  Nelson.  E. J. COYLE,  A. G-P.A.  Vancouver  Trade I&arks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending a sketch nnd description mny  quickly ascertain our opinion freo whether nn  Invention is probably patentable. Coinrmniict-  IIotis strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents  sent freo Oldest agency for socurinR patents.  Tjitents fatten through Munn & Co. receive  ipecial notice, without cluiree, ln the  NOT I C'.'E  A riandsomely Illustrated weekly. I.nnrest circulation of any solentlflc journal. Terms, $3 a  year; four months $L. Soldbyall newsdealers.  ftlUNN&Co.3618'0^'New York  Branch Office. 625 _�� SU "Washington, D. C.  Frank  Fletcher  PRO VINCIAL IjAND'SUItVEYOR  Bartlett House  (Formerly Clarke House)  The best 81 per day house In Kelson.  None but while help employed,  the best.  The bar  G. W.  Bartlett,   Prop  Lands and Mineral Claims Surveyed  and Crown .Granted  P. O. Box 5G3       Office: Kootcnav St. Nelson  W. G. Gil let  Builder   and   Contractor  1  Estimates  given on stone, brick  aud woodwork.  Brick and Lime for Sale  TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS.  ������ ������   A  -T10 G. Ed. C. Martin. H. W. F. Pot-  ���*���  I.ok. or nny other pfirson   to whom  tliuy may have transferrer! their interests  ri   the Goodenongh  Fraction   minorsU  'laim,   Kituated- on Wild Horse Creek,  ���about four miles from the town of Ymir,  and adjoining the Mugwump, Rockland  mul   Lexington-mineral  claims in tbo  Nelson   Minii.g Division of West  Koo-  lenay .District, and  recorded in the Recorder's ollice for lhe  Nelson   Mining  Division.  Yon and each of yon are hereby notified I hae I liavo'expended-' thirty-four  dollars and ' twenly-iivs* cents (.$34.25)  in labor and improvements upon the  above mineral claim in order to hold  same under the provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within ninety days from  the date of this notice yon fail or refuse '  to'contribute .your portion of expenditure, together with all costs of advertising, your interests in said claims will  become the property of lhe subscriber,  under section 4- of on act entitled "An  Act to Amend lhe Mineral Act, 1D00."  O. A. LOVELL.  Dated at Ymir,   B. C,  this 17th day  of February, 1004.  JOB PRINTING AT  ECONOMIST OFFICE THE NELbON  ECONOMI&iV  ���.,.^^'.^:^^rrrKiiYiri-:ari:l:Mii^iiM^s;0i^S  -.-��� '-7_*-.I.-:,.-:,-..  l~^-!_~: ���'XY..'.r?Z-sy.��l:kiAcrf$X&FiW_  -. A77AAAvy 77AA7. AyAA7:y.yj��im^  A/A//Ai7M$_gm  ... .7 -.:'rr*.i>7?.iiy_f4\-fM  * ^=gg��Maas^^  7���::_��� 'A:, 7o77��;;j-feH^&a>x  You will be requirin  '���Wm  This Spring.   See Us a  karge;::N^e;^  hA#I|  vSASSm  The  only  really first-class  Piano made in the Dom  Hear them.    Buy them from us.  tt,rA70M  r ^Ha1-..^:^  i  fefcKSS'  iitlilii  ewin  ppipi  ISIIft  5ad?.H!',te!S��|  loSpTSijlisI  ^Qi-7y&-?7i!!_.\  \'^Afy7^^\  ::yA7i'M��ml  An-inMitmS  ssgE^^^s^^^a^sagj^^pagr^  sJ^-jflgKl^llSg^^  Her Ideal Man.  HE was a lovely eh.oe.ola.te-cream-  box sort of a girl, with ft. ��Bshlnjf  tenderness  sug-g-estlve oi tmtt��P(  on a hot cl'iy, and she was confiding- In her "ownllest own" g-irl friend;  "The man that aspires to the privilege of pressing his moustache upon  my rosebud lips," she began, firmly,  "must be tall and stalwart as a pine  tree in its prime." .������-'���  "There is a slump Jn pine trees jusi  at present," murmured her friend, In-  audibly, but the rapturous girl swept  on.  ; "I can see him now with the perfect  Greek features of the Belvedere Apollo,  surmounting a frame that is suggestlv*  of the Farnese Hercules In repose."  "I fancy that Ouida has been thero  /before'" _mtiymur^.._th^���fxleikd?^oagf.-  inore, .''tmt.thereTis;^^  for ;hero^s;;HSbal^.ce^^^;:;;;cMA;SS  ''Hlsamouthlrou^  . and'.-; hiS;,eph's'baz^o'ey.es ;Sv*lll^- Jay inkla  ���witli^'a':srr.'A/ that: Isaat';' once 7 sweetly  serious and saucily sedate.v/o;;/.;/;;^ :  "I fancied 'that I was rather'a connoisseur ln smiles myself," remarked  her friend, "but I do not recall at this  moment seeing one of the precise nature you describe. But I.will endeavor  to Imagine It. Fill In your hero,  please."  "He must be strong and resolute, yet  ��� generous and tender to a fault; ills face  will light up with the Are of a strenuous passion when his.. feelings are  aroused, and yet he will have his whole  nature in such perfect control that he  will never lose that grip of himself  ���which is the leading characteristic of  the true aristocrat."  "True aristocrats have been a fall In?  market for some time past," remarked  the friend in another aside; "but there  fs nothing like putting one's trust ln  Providence."  "He must be both truly religious and  honestly manly, with the creed of tha  man of the world elevated to the standard of the highest religious principle."  "Right, oh!" said :her friend relapsing into slang.   "Muscular Christianity,  . ritualism and rowing,  golf and godliness, are all the go.   There may be a  "chance for you yet."  And then a dreamy far-away look  came into the melting maiden's eyes as  she concluded:  "He must have no eyes for any other  girl in the world, but must feel the god  of love spring- into birth in his heroie  soul as his glance meets mine, and we  realize that we were predestined for  each other from the beginning of the  world."  At this moment the door opened, and  the neatly-attired parlormaid announced "Mr. Jimklns is waiting to see  you downstairs in the drawing-room,  miss."  "What! that little red-haired bounder  with a squint," enquired the dear  friend, "who used to be always spoonfai-r  round after Maud and. Blanche, until  they at last succeeded In getting it Into  his wooden little copper-topped cocoa-  nut that his room was decidedly preferable to his company! Why, he's the  mangiest little toad that ever���"  -  But the whole'of her remark was lost  upon the chocolate-cream girl, -whose  dainty feet were tripping- downstairs  three, stepa. at a^^pie^j^nd,. before_the  drawing-room door closed the dea  friend heard her begin "Dear Mr. Jim  icins, how sweet of you to come'on  day like this!" And then the doc7  closed, and the dear friend was left t  her own cogitations on the etern.-r  feminine. ....  Wit and Wiadom From New Books.  '������-��� From the December "Era."   ...-.' ���.������.���  The world may doom yoti to plahi  living, :but only you can deny yourself  plain thinking.���Deafness and Cheerfulness.   ���������*���'���''���������  Think not* as many say there Is but  one spring-tide of life, that it is but e  green and sappy youth which rushes to  a brief summer and all: else of life is  but a winter, long and drear and graj  and lonely. Through all our life, oui :  spring- UdeJsienewed.^MistressJBrent^  If we wish to be big men to those whe  come after us, we should keep no loj  books, but always remember to sing '���')  never did so when I was young." Then  you see, they'll never have a chance t; ���  find out what blooming idiots we were  ���Up and Down the Sands of Gold.  -..- The world's full of-globular men wlu  have cubical jobs.���Captain Bluitt.  Truth is mighty ancl must prey.ail-  but sometimes It leaves a bad taste in  the mouth.-aThe Marrow of Tradition.  The man in a man can only be recognized by the woman In a woman.���  By the Higher Law.  The power ��� that prepared the highways of life seems to have arranged  that the finger-posts alcng the prlmropa  paths shall rarely point to the Promised  Land.���Captain Bluitt.  A girl is never too young to form  opinions of her own sex���or to express  them.���The Destiny of Doris.  Women love good men���but are Interested in men whose goodness ls  more or less impaired.���The Man from  Glengarry. ���  If silence is golden, a discreet silence  ls away above rubles.���Life on the  Stage.  Most men are Inventive enough In the  matter of personal justiflcatkKl.-^Fapa  Bouchard.  The (Wall street) manipulator ttittst  be a great artist in mendacity aSd at  the same time have the superb self-  confidence of the grizzly.���Wall Street  Stories.  An example should not be too far  above our heads.���Lassie.  Laugh, brother In affliction, laugh.  Th* best way to get on with a misery  Is to laugh at It If you can.���Deafness  and Cheerfulness.  Love is- clairvoyant and most men  know what their wives wish to believe,  and gratify 'them accordingly.���Papf>  Boucharij. .",  THE   CELEBRATED  7 '' .0 >  FT PSFEST  Once during a. heated debate .between  Senator Joseph B. Foraker, of Ohio,  and Senator Joseph. W. Bailey, of  Texas, the question of law in Texas  and law- in Ohio came up. The passage..'became warm. Foraker, by way  of ,a -parting shot, told Bailey that if  he wpuldncometo Ohio he would learn  a great deal oi law that he did not  know.; "If there !s so very much law  to be learned ir.;- Ohio," remarked  Bailey, "I: must advise the Senator to  spend all "fails spare  time  there.    Ha  UJ  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson  JOHN  McLATCHIE  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor  Cp.EC. Ciisicirs House. Nelson  N otti ng ham, Eng land.  ���JSateK'-W  ���'AAriASSH  AAA* l  WA'TTAAyi/sX  sfflsi  ���.���-..���������.��������� ���'.:��������� -  7.-77' ;-::,v..;-.-,;-  Navy Gut Mild, Medium andliil|  k :* v.v^V.'Ufi'il  ",-:<'. ��� V ���������-IVKr tv?-?-1  Navy fixture.  ZAwm  Navy  Cut  k\::  Pedigree  Cigarettes.  Cigarette  Tobacco,  Tobaccos and Cigarettes are Second to Rone  WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTING AGENTS FOR WESTERN CANADA.  Turner, Beeton & Co., L'td, Victoria, b. c.  MONTREAL,, Sole Manufac  turers- of the "Pinto Shell Cor-  __ dova n" Gloves and Mitts  11       R. H. CAR LEY, B. C. Agt.  $7.50 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders must be accompanied by caBh and should be forwarded  either personally or by mail to the office of  W. P. TIERNEY, GENERAL AGENT BOH!  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  Anecdotal.  Ih "Lives of the 'Lustrlous," a wlo-  graphical dictionary Just issued in Eng��  land, It Ss said that when Hall Caine,  ���whose reaemblance to Shakespeare ii  well known, landed ln New York on a  trip to America, he was accosted by  the late Ignatius Donnelly, a stranger  to him, with the words: -Lord Bacon,  3 presume."  Some of the late Lord Randolph  Churchill's friends once tried to have  Lord Salisbury reinstate his erratic  lieutenant. Sali.st.ury listened to thorn  patiently, and then asked: "Have any  of you ever had a carbuncle on tlio  back of your neck?" "No," was ths  reply. "Well, I have," retorted his lordship, "and I don't want another."  At a dinner-table in London the conversation turned on speaking. Curran  stated that he could never speuk In  public for a quarter of an hour without  moistening liis lips. ��� "I have the advantage of you then, Curran," said Sir  Thomas Turton, a pompous and pretentious member of Parliament. "I  spoke the other night In the House of  Commons for five hours on the Nabob  of Oude, and never felt in the least  thirsty." "That is very remarkable,  Indeed," replied Curran, "for everyone  agrees that It was the^driest speech of  the session."  Dr. Gordon, who was the first minister  of  the   church   in  Jamaica  Plain,  about the year 1771, was a Scotchman,  very stern and arbitrary in his manners,  and  precise  and  orderly   In   his  own habits.   The following anecdote of  him is recorded In the family journal  ot  one   of his   old  parishioners:     One  Sunday,  -while  preaching,  he had begun to develop his theme with the usual "firstly," and got through that and  "secondly."    Then,  turning the leaves  of his manuscripts he said: "Thirdly,"'  a second time "Thirdly," and again in  ���great embarrassment, "Thirdly!"   Just  then a little girl in one  of  the front  pews stood up and said:  "Please, sir,  thirdly flew out of the window  some  time ago."  jfcyeaclie a  j Headache.  Eyestrain  causes  both.  -#5^- Drugs  MM relieve  CURES Aa EYE DISEASES.  WFLAHED EYcS, SCALES ON LIDS./.  CRANULATION ETC  lij.      * '��  1 perly adjusted glasses remove  i the cause and effect a  ! permanent cure.  I-Satisfaction guaranteed  Opticians  Baker   Street,   Nelson.  PRIVATE BILL  Provincial Gaol  - Tenders will be received by 1he nndor<i<;nerl  tin to noon, Mond-iy, June 2l)tli. 130-1, for supplies lor the Nel&cm Provincial (jiiol Ir.iiij  July 1st, 1904, to JuneSOtli.lSOo,^consisting nf  Meats, Flt-li, Uicatl, Groceries, Hindu-are,  Boots and Shoes, Clothing, Urusrs and Coal.  Form ol lender and si'Cfil'u-Jilions can l;c  - Imd at tlie office of tlie Nelson I'rovijscinl  Gaol. Lowest or any tender not neccsnariiy  ncccptcd.     "  K.1C  I.rjinv,  Warden.  - Nelson. _B. C, June 3rd, 130-1.  Corporation of the Citj of Nelson  ELECTRIC LIGHT RATES  lilectric light rates for the month of Mny  nre now due and  payable  at  the  City  offices.   If  rald   cn   or before   Ilie   15th Juno  discount of 10 per cent will be allowed.  Nelson. June 1,1904.  By ordor,  D. CM CMC RIMS  City Cleric.  New optic Panw  Notico ij! hereby s-'iven tliat an npplient'on  wiil be made, to Mic Legislative Assembly ol  the l'roviiicc t,[ riritisli (.'oliniibia, nt its next  session, l'or an Act authoris'n<c nnd enabling  lho lli'Viil J'rnsl (Jriiiipuiy (ii body eorporate  having ifs principal place oI business at the  CitV' or .Montreal, in the Province of Quebec,  ia 'the Dominion of Cadadn, incorporated by  Act of rarliatnent of the said Province of  Quebec.'ind otlim l'rovincos of the Dominion  of Hi nitda) to exercise in tbe said I'l-oviiico of  British Columbia the following powers:���  To act as trustee, at tirney. surety, and also  ns agent,-whctlicriinancial crfor the purposes  of investment or otherwise, for, and toeariy  on anv undertaking. aiT.in^cment.ninanimation, or busiiuss of, persons, partnerships,  companies, estate, municipalities, corporations, governments and others.  To organize and assist in promoting other  companies, and to take and deal in shares and  other interests in such companies.  Toguanuitcc titks, investments, debentures,  securities and other interests.  To advance or borrow money upon the security of, and to purchase or otherwise acquire  and invest in, mortgage, pledge, sell or otherwise deal with, any real and personal property," as also franchises, concessions, rights  and privileges.  To receive money on deposit.  to "negotiate loans.  To purchase, construct, lease or otherwise  acquire buildings for tlie deposit aud safe-  Keeping of property.  To act genera Ily and ful ly as promoter, guarantor, attorney, surety, bailee,guardian, committee, trustee, executor, administrator, curator, assignee, liquidator, receiver, assignee  for tbe benefit, of creditors, auditor and agent,  and to carry on any description of commercial and liunnciul business, and to acquire all  necessary powers for the purpose of and incidental to the carrying out of any of tlie  above objects.  Daled at Victoria, IJ. C, the 21st day of April,  1S0-1.  ftC niVELI, & L \ WriOX.  Solicitors for the Applicants.  When   yon   are  indisposed   try   a  Cup of Tea  JOY IN EVERY CUP.  DEAL  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  R.   G.  JOY,   PROPRIETOR  \V. E. Bowins, Refracting Op'ici.in, Grad  tiatc of the Canadian Ophthalmic College  1'oionto. Ontario, Graduate Doctor of Optics  from a Leading American College and a nirm-  $1 per day and  NoChlnese Emp.  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON    STREETS,  TWO BLOCKS FROM WHARF,  up.  oyed  B, C,  ^Doundary  "berot tlie"Caiiadian~\ssocration of Opticians"'  in ill open an Optic Parlor in Room No. 7, Grif  fin Block, Nelson, Jl. C., on "Wednesday, June  1st.  Consultation Free and Satisfaction Guaranteed.  Mortgage Safe  Vn 't and by virtue of the powers con-  tnii cd i'i a certain mortgage, whicn will be  produced it the time of sale, there will be of-  jerc-d .or Mile by C A. Waterman & Co., at  their onices in the K.-W.-C.Jllock, Jlaker  Htrcet, jVelson, IJ. C., on Monday, thesixth day  of Juiie.liWI.atthe liourof twelve o'clock noon,  llic following property : All and singular Let  numbered seven (7), in Block num berud seven  (7), in tlie town (now city) of Nelson, Fro-  vliKCnf British Columbia, according to tlie  ollleial plan or survey of said town of Nelson.  This property is sltunte on the South side of  BnlcfTsirecl. between Hail and Kendryx Sts.,  and has erected thereon adwelling house.  .For turns and conditions of sale a pply to  MACDONAW) A .lOIIXSON,  ^Solicitors for Mortgagees.  Durif Flock, linker street, Nelson, 15. C.  Dated .bib llth day of May. 1E04.   ,  CEF.TIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  S. J. M. Mineial Claim, situatein the Nelson  Mining r>l-\ ibton of West Kootenay rlstriet.  Where local ed: On the Nortli Fork nr Wild  Horse Creek. North-East of and adjoining the  "(ironogo" Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie, of the  City of Nelson, acting as agent lor Duncan  McArthur, Free Miner's Certificate Ko.  lSfc��,70.1, intend, sixty days from the date  heicof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose,  ol obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further take notice tbat action, under  section "IT, must be commenced before tlie is-  iiiiinec of Mich Certificate of Improvements.  Dated ihis 2nd day of May, A. D. IflO-i.  JOHX HOlaATCItlE 1*. L,. S.  Certificate of Improvements.  Tlie following table givc3 the ore shipments  1904, tin J for last week :  Granby Mines, Phoenix   Sn o wall oe,-^l*h oen ix .- .���-. . .   Brooklyn, Plioenix   Mother Lode,' Deadwood   .Sunset, Deadwood      ......  Morrison, Deadwood       .......  II. 0. Mine, Summit   It. Bell, Summit   Emma, Summit   Senator, Summit Gamp   Oro Denoro   J-Jrey Fogle. Summit   Winnipeg, Wellington   Golden Crown, Wellington       ....  Athelstan, Wellington   Xing Solomon, W. Copper       ....  No. 7 Mine,   Central   City ofPa lis, Central   Jewel, Long Lake   Carmi, West Fork   Providence, Providence   Elkhorn, Greenwood .    ���   E. P. U. and Goldfinch   Ruby, Boundary Falls        .       .  Miscellaneous   .       .       .       .       ...  Total, tons.       .       ���       ���       .       .       .  hipments  of Boundary mines for 1902  1903 1904  Past Week  . 393,718      231,040        11.0-10  -74,212_  130,492  15,731  3,339  19,305  73,170  4,S9G  22,937  303  15,537  2,435  31,545  "*,  1,750  11,939  S3  910  10.5 *  33  5,040  2,908  910  390  400  245  107  204  G,S4,42u*       334,121       17,077  Oronogo Mineral Claini. situate in tho Nelnon Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located : On the North Fork of Wild  Horse Cruek, North East of and adjoining th :  "Joplln" Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, John McLatchic.-of the  City of Ncifcon, acting as agent for Christian  Ij. BehiiBenand Dnncar McArtlmr, Executors  of the will or Robert Kicstercr, deceased, Free  Mincr'sCertiflcateNo. ������.intend sixty days  from tlie date hereof to apply to tho Mining  Recorder for a Certificate, of Improvements  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant ol  1 lie above claim.  .And fin liter take notice, that action under  Section 'Al must be commenced before the issuance of ��och Certificate of Improvements.  3>ated. tliia 2nd day or May, rts-w.  . Joms B&ck&sctiiz.  Certificate of Improvements.  ringrcc, Mny flower, Blake. II. G. N., Sunlit Fractional and Know Drift Fractional  Mineral Claims, situate in the Nelson Mining  Dlvisionof West Kootenay district.  Where located: On tlie Divide between  faiidy and 40 Creeks above the " Florence (i,"  Mineral Claim.  Take notice tliat I, John McLatchie, of the  City of Nelson, acting as agent for James la.  Stamford, Free iUincr's Certificate No. l!S0,G29,   Angus CI.Shaw, Free Miners Certitlcate  No. t'*iS,*CI'8uml Louis Ernst. Free Miner's Ccr-  t ideate No. 13. 80,832, intend sixty days from  tha datehcreol, toapply to tlie Mining Ke-  cordcr for Certificates of Improvements, for  tlie purpose ol obtaining Crown Grants of the  ab-ive claims.  And further take notice, tliat action under  Section .17 must be commenced before tlie ie-  suanee ofsuch Certificates of Improvements!'  Dated this 10th day of November, A. D. 1903.  JOIIX McIjA.TCUIK.'P.'Ij. S.'  Certificate of Improvements.  Recluse Mineral Claim, situate in tlie Nelson Mining Division of West, Kootenay District.  Where located :��� Three miles West of Kelson, ontlie C. & K. Railway.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie, or the  City of Nelson, acling as agent, for Ildward C.  Arthur, Free Miner's Certificate No. l��S0,fi":!,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, u>  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certitlcate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate ol Improvements.  Daled this 21st day of May, 1904.  JOJU��* McLtATCUIK, P. It. 8.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Mars and J. A. Fractional Mineral Claims,  situate in the Nelson Mining Division of West  Kootenay District.  Where located : On Morning mountain.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie. Free  Miner's Certificate No. B58,-1S'J, for myself and  aa agent for Edward II. Stanley, Free Miner's  Certificate No. I3R8.484. intend sixty days from  tlie date hereof, to apply to the MJning Kecorder for Certificates of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants ofthe  above claims.  And further*take notice'that action, under section 37, must be commenced before  the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated thislith day of May, A.I). 1901.  Jonu McLATcniE.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Mariposa, Hanky Panky Fractional and  Kipling Fractional MineralClainis, situate in  the Nelson Mining Division of WcstKootc-  iiiiv District.  Where located : On Mornlngmountain.  Take notice lhat I, John McLatchie, of the  City of Nelson, acting as agent for Harry McLeod, Free Miner's Certificate No. B5S,*K*4; and  Thomas W. T. Stoddard, Freo Miner's Certificate No. BS0,709, intend, sixty days fiom the  date Iiercol, to apply.to the Mining- Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above claims.  And- further tako notice, that action under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance ofsuch Certificates oflmprpvcmcuts.  Dated this 18th of May, A. D.1904.  Jouk McIxA-TOiim. I'.LkS.  otice to our Customers and the General Pubiic  This was the first Dry Goods business established  in Nelson, 14 years ago ; from that time to the  present we have always, kept in the lead, and we  carry to-day a stock which will in every respect  compare favorably with the stocks carried by lirst  class houses in the large cities of the east, in fact  our Stock is (Hiitc up to date iti style, quality, etc.,  Llif only point where wc are behind our competitors in the eastern cities is in tlie question of  IMIICE, and in spite of thut they arc making  more money tintn we are. This is explained by.  the ono word���UJtEDLT. Tl is the curse of business everywhere, and especially in the Kootenay  District, anil we have decided to abolish, it, absolutely and entirely. Under this system the cash  customer has been paying more than the goods are  wonh-in order tn mako up for tlie los.-cs that are  iinavi idable where credit is given, not only in the  absolute.loss of accounts, but in the loss of interest,  and other necessary expenses.     We have accounts  in our books (monthly accounts, that are "NOT paid  at tlie end of the month, U3 they am supposed to  be) that have been standing for six months, 12  months, IS months, and some of them for YEARS,  and we have had to mortgage our future to pay  for the gooJssoldin this way, and our e.ish customers have been paying the interest. This is  plain talk, but it is tra>, an.I every in .'reliant in  Nelson knows it, and we propose to put a stop to it,  as far as we are concerned. We propose to collect -  every collectable outstanding account in our books  at once, (and those indebted to ns will please take  the hint) and from the 1st of JUNE, 1001, we will  take another step forward in the march of civilisation, from a business standpoint, and sell for  (JASH ONLY, and by placing ourselves in a position to buy for cash, by taking our cash discounts,  by saving the expense of Hook-keeping, Postagp,  and the thousand and one things which naturally  belong to the Credit System, we cm save our cus  tomers a very considerable amount each month in  the reduced prices at which we propose to sell our  goods. This, we are sure, will be duly appreciated,  and all we ask is an opportunity to prove it to you.  Nelson   is no longer a hamlet, but a city of respectable  proportions.     She   i.s   fast becoming a  Wholesale centre, andthere is no reason why she  should not take  the place she is entitled  to as tlio  most   important Retail  City  in   Lhe  interior   of  British Columbia.     This she cannot do as long as  she is satisfied   to continue  in   the old-fashioned  ruts.   The proposed change will benefit all parties,  the buyer quite as much ns the seller, arid while  thanking our customers one and all for the large  amount of 'patronage wc have had iu the past, we  ask yoft nil to co-operate with us in our endeavor to-  carry out this .scheme of mutual advantage.  NOT If!���During the month of June we will {rive  a discount of It) per cent on all purchases over 50  cents, off our regular prices, and on a large number  of articles tlie discount, will be 15 per cent.  Nelson, May 24th, 1004.  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.  UR  G  FURNITURE DEALERS  AND    UNDERTAKERS,  It was a matter of common remark that we  had Cut Prices on Choice Millinery to a very  .low figure, lower in fact than could be obtained  elsewhere.  However we have desired to make a more  sweeping reduction in our large stock.  We are constantly changing in conformity  with the latest productions.  No matter when you visited us last you will  see something new to-morrow.  Canada Permanent  SVSbtrtgage  Leading ^iiiinery of Kootenay  MOTHER'S BREAD is unquestionably  the most healthful, and is a special boou to  those with a tendency to dyspepsia.  We bake any good kind of Bread and  Cakes your health and taste demands. It is  cheaper and more satisfactory than doing your  own baking. Our product has the pure homemade flavour all Bakeries try to imitate.  Having just opened one of the largest slocks of .Hardy Bros.'  Tackle ever imported into B. C, we can offer the public a rare  treat in these goods, including Rxls, Doubl? Tapered Lines, Flax'  Lines, Tapered Casts, Drawn Gut, Spinners, Toughened Minnows,  Etc.    - $  \ Nelson Hardware Co. \  ERY  Ward Street.  Cash Advanced on Consignments  Go to  the .Auction Mart for  Tents, Trunks, Boot, Rain  Coats, Furniture or General  Merchandise.  J. GREEN & CO,  We mean to liave a reputation for the above  We sell   Blue Ribbon and Salada, and have the agency  for Silver  Spoon Tea.   Silver Spoon in every package.  There is no better Coffee than our 50c Waldorf Astoria" Coffee.  %_J a \a^n ��� KvJ  'Phone 34  The Red Font  Grocery  feH^l^*" fl*> ��~  Baker Street, Nelson.  Auctioneers  Economist  Office.  MAKE. NO'  For a Pure, Healthful   Cereal, none can compare with  ...* Made in British Columbia.  The  Brackman-Ker  Milling'' Co., Limited  Manufacturers of High Grade Cereals. '

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